My favourite actors

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“ Richard Cypher/Rahl in Legend of the Seeker - Please bring this programme back for a 3rd series - there's loads of material in the books that they could use. ” - etherley
Elijah Wood
Elijah Wood is an American actor best known for portraying Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's blockbuster Lord of the Rings film trilogy. In addition to reprising the role in The Hobbit series, Wood also played Ryan in the FX television comedy Wilfred and voiced Beck in the Disney XD animated television series TRON: Uprising...
“ I have all his films on DVD. He's just a brilliant, captivating actor and will always be in my top list. ” - etherley
Paul Newman
Screen legend, superstar, and the man with the most famous blue eyes in movie history, Paul Leonard Newman was born on January 26, 1925, in Cleveland, Ohio, the second son of Theresa (Fetsko) and Arthur Sigmund Newman. Paul's father was Jewish, the son of immigrants from Poland and Hungary; he owned a successful sporting goods store...
“ Shared my birthday; beautiful to watch in b/w or colour. ” - etherley
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood. He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer. Depp was raised in Florida. He dropped out of school when he was 15...
“ Always watch a film with Johnny Depp, but faves are What's eating Gilbert Grape, Chocolat and Neverland. ” - etherley
Orlando Bloom
Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom was born in Canterbury, Kent, England on January 13, 1977. His mother, Sonia Constance Josephine (Copeland), was born in Kolkata, India, to an English family then-resident there. The man he briefly knew as his father, Harry Bloom, was a legendary political activist who fought for civil rights in South Africa...
“ Best in Kingdom of Heaven and Elizabethtown ” - etherley
“ I strangely loved Daniel Jackson more than Michael Shanks because he brought history into sci-fi two of my favourite subjects. On and he's quite cute too. ” - etherley
“ Sanctuary ” - etherley
“ Alice; Camelot; In my sleep ” - etherley
“ Game of Thrones. This is a rubbish pic of him ” - etherley
James Stewart
James Maitland Stewart was born on May 20, 1908 in Indiana, Pennsylvania, to Elizabeth Ruth (Johnson) and Alexander Maitland Stewart, who owned a hardware store. He was of Scottish, Ulster-Scots, and some English, descent. Stewart was educated at a local prep school, Mercersburg Academy, where he was a keen athlete (football and track), musician (singing and accordion playing), and sometime actor...
“ Its a Wonderful Life - that bit where they-re both on the phone to his friend - that's my favourite bit - the bit where they know they are in love. ” - etherley
Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon was born on February 8, 1925 in Newton, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. He initially acted on TV before moving to Hollywood for the big screen, cultivating a career that would span decades. An eight time Academy Award nominee, with two wins, Lemmon starred in over 60 films including Some Like It Hot...
“ The Apartment is one of my favourite films ” - etherley
Trevor Howard
Actor, Gandhi
The son of an insurance underwriter, who represented Lloyd's of London in Ceylon, Trevor Wallace Howard-Smith was born in Margate, Kent. He spent his early childhood globetrotting with his mother, frequently left in the care of strangers. After attending private school, he subsequently trained at RADA (due to his mother's insistence)...
“ I love Trevor Howard's voice, its so soft and quiet, especially in Brief Encounter. ” - etherley
Claudia Black
Actress, Farscape
Claudia Lee Black was born and raised in Sydney, Australia. Her parents Jules and Judy Black are both Australian Medical Academics Doctors. She has lived in Australia, New Zealand, England and the US. Throughout her career Black has played in many Australian and New Zealand films and guested on such Australian series as Police Rescue and Water Rats...
“ I loved her in Farscape, I always dressed up as her in fancy dress parties. ” - etherley
David Boreanaz
Actor, Bones
David was born in Buffalo, New York and grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of Patti, a travel agent, and weatherman Dave Roberts (Boreanaz). His father is of Italian descent and his mother is of half Slovak ancestry. At the age of seven he decide to be an actor, which eventually led him to study cinema and photography at Ithaca College in New York...
“ Buffy, Angel, Bones anything else?? ” - etherley