Favourite Actors by Filsoleil

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1.
Anthony Hopkins
Actor, Hannibal
Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, to Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker. His parents were both of half Welsh and half English descent. Influenced by Richard Burton, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. In 1965, he moved to London and joined the National Theatre...
“ Gran maestro de la actuación, sir Anthony Hopkins impacta en cada papel que representa. Su gran monólogo en Amistad es magistral y también sus actuaciones en Al filo del Peligro e Instinto ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey, Canadian-born and a U.S. citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color but leading roles in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Dumb & Dumber and The Mask established him as a bankable comedy actor...
“ Lo recuerdo especialmente por el Grinch, Mentiroso Mentiroso y otras cuantas comedias, siendo un comediante magnífico y único en el mundo, aunque también en papeles más trascendentales como The Truman Show brilla su gran talento actoral ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Mel Gibson
Actor, Braveheart
Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, New York, USA, as the sixth of eleven children of Hutton Gibson, a railroad brakeman, and Anne Patricia (Reilly) Gibson (who died in December of 1990). His mother was Irish, from County Longford, while his American-born father is of mostly Irish descent...
“ Me marcó por supuesto su gran papel como William Wallace en Corazón Valiente, aunque ha brillado por igual en otros dramas como Hamlet y hasta en comedias, poniendo siempre el corazón y buen humor en lo que hace ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Robert Carlyle
Robert Carlyle was born in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland, to Elizabeth, a bus company employee, and Joseph Carlyle, a painter and decorator. He was raised by his father after his mother left him when he was four. At the age of 21, after reading Arthur Miller's "The Crucible," he enrolled in acting classes at the Glasgow Arts Centre...
“ Un actor con una singular capacidad de protagonizar villanos, como por ejemplo en Tráfico Humano, impecable. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Sophie Marceau
Actress, Braveheart
Sophie Marceau was born Sophie Danièle Sylvie Maupu in Paris, France, to Simone (Morisset), a shop assistant, and Benoît Maupu, a truck driver. She grew up far from the studio spotlights. When she was 14 she was living in the Paris suburb of Gentilly with her father. She learned from friends that director Claude Pinoteau was looking for new faces for a movie about teenagers called The Party...
“ Magnífica actriz con gran capacidad de expresar emociones con la mirada y la actitud. Memorable su papel en Corazón Valiente, entre otros ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Kate Winslet
Actress, Titanic
Ask Kate Winslet what she likes about any of her characters, and the word "ballsy" is bound to pop up at least once. The British actress has made a point of eschewing straightforward pretty-girl parts in favor of more devilish damsels; as a result, she's built an eclectic resume that runs the gamut from Shakespearean tragedy to modern-day mysticism and erotica...
“ Bellísima y talentosa actriz que siempre logra dar vida a sus papeles y emocionar al espectador. Memorables actuaciones en Titanic y las Letras Prohibidas del Marqués de Sade ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Viggo Mortensen
Since his screen debut as a young Amish Farmer in Peter Weir's Witness, Viggo Mortensen's career has been marked by a steady string of well-rounded performances. Mortensen was born in New York City, to Grace Gamble (Atkinson) and Viggo Peter Mortensen, Sr. His father was Danish, his mother was American...
“ Un actor que se dio a conocer a través de el personaje de Aragorn en El Señor de los Anillos mostrando al mundo un talento brillante y una entrega total al papel representado ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
8.
Woody Allen
Writer, Annie Hall
Woody Allen was born Allan Stewart Konigsberg on December 1, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, to Nettie (Cherrie), a bookkeeper, and Martin Konigsberg, a waiter and jewellery engraver. His father was of Russian Jewish descent, and his maternal grandparents were Austrian Jewish immigrants. As a young boy...
“ El moderno maestro absoluto del humor que sabe siempre combinar un humor peculiar que raya en ocasiones en la ridiculez, pero siempre conservando un carácter artístico maravilloso así como la profundidad de la comprensión de la mente y las emociones humanas a través del psicoanálisis ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Ian McKellen
Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native Great Britain and internationally, twice nominated for the Oscar and recipient of every major theatrical award in UK and US, Ian Murray McKellen was born on May 25, 1939 in Burnley, Lancashire, England, to Margery Lois (Sutcliffe) and Denis Murray McKellen...
“ Veterano actor, quien dio vida de manera insuperable a Gandalf en el Señor de los Anillos ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
10.
Gary Oldman
Gary Oldman is a talented British born movie actor who played Sid Vicious in Sid & Nancy, Drexl in True Romance, and George Smiley in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. He starred in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and the remake of RoboCop. He is also an English filmmaker, musician and author. Renowned for his "big" acting style...
“ Siempre magistral en cada papel que interpreta, sea como Beethoven en el Amante Inmortal o como Bob Cratchet en Cuento de Navidad animada este actor es uno de los principales pilares actorales hoy en día ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson was born on June 7, 1952 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, UK, to Katherine (Brown), a cook, and Bernard Neeson, a school caretaker. Liam worked as a forklift operator for Guinness, truck driver, assistant architect and an amateur boxer. He had originally sought a career as a teacher by attending St...
“ Maestro de la pantalla grande, cuando Liam Neeson actua el personaje interpretado toma una profundidad e importancia inigualables. Para citar solo algunos ejemplos Oscar Schindler y Robert Roy McGregor ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Gérard Depardieu
Actor, Life of Pi
Gérard Depardieu was born in Châteauroux, Indre, France, to Anne Jeanne Josèphe (Marillier) and René Maxime Lionel Depardieu, who was a metal worker and fireman. Young delinquent and wanderer in the past, Depardieu started his acting career at the small traveling theatre "Cafe de la Gare", along with Patrick Dewaere and Miou-Miou...
“ Este actor francés ha dado vida a personajes cómicos, trágicos o tragicómicos con igual habilidad. Para mencionar solo algunos casos dignos de recordar: Cyrano de Bergerac, Porthos, Obelix, Maran Marais o Felix en "El Closet" ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Kristanna Loken
Kristanna Sommer Loken was born in Ghent, New York, to Rande (Porath) and Merlin "Chris" Loken. She is of half Norwegian and half German descent. She began her modeling career at the early age of 15. Encouraged by her mother, who was a model prior to her daughter's birth, Kristanna's modeling career...
“ Actriz que interpretó de manera magnífica a Brunnhild en El Anillo de los Nibelungos ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Russell Crowe
Actor, Gladiator
Russell Ira Crowe was born in Wellington, New Zealand, to Jocelyn Yvonne (Wemyss) and John Alexander Crowe, both of whom catered movie sets. His maternal grandfather, Stanley Wemyss, was a cinematographer. Crowe's recent ancestry includes Welsh (where his paternal grandfather was born, in Wrexham), English...
“ Russell Crowe sabe interpretar con gran profundidad personajes diversos, èpicos como en Gladiador o de complejidad mental como en una Mente Brillante ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Mel Brooks
Mel Brooks was born Melvin Kaminsky on June 28, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York. He served in WWII, and afterwards got a job playing the drums at nightclubs in the Catskills. Brooks eventually started a comedy act and also worked in radio and as Master Entertainer at Grossinger's Resort before going to television...
“ Un gran exponente del género de la comedia que hace reír a carcajadas ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Mike Myers
Michael John Myers was born in 1963 in Scarborough, Ontario, to Alice E. (Hind), an officer supervisor, and Eric Myers, an insurance agent. His parents were both English, and had served in the Royal Air Force and British Army, respectively. Myers' television career really started in 1988, when he joined Saturday Night Live...
“ Aunque raya normalmente en lo ridículo su humor es peculiar y altamente original. El genio de Mike Myers se puede apreciar en Austin Powers donde interpreta a la vez varios personajes, caracterizando cada uno de ellos tan bien que uno no se puede dar cuenta siquiera que es él mismo en todos! ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Connie Nielsen
Actress, Gladiator
Danish beauty Connie Nielsen consistently lights up the screen with an eclectic bevy of film roles. She was born in Frederikshavn, Denmark, to a mother who worked as an insurance clerk, and a father, Bent Nielsen, who was a bus driver. Nielsen began her acting career working alongside her mother on the local revue and variety scene...
“ Actriz de gran talento y belleza que recuerdo muy bien en sus papeles en Gladiador, Rushmore y Battle in Seattle ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Patrick Swayze
Patrick Wayne Swayze was born on August 18, 1952 in Houston, Texas, to Patsy Swayze (née Yvonne Helen Karnes), a choreographer, and Jesse Wayne Swayze, a chemical plant engineer draftsman. His mother owned a dance school in Houston, where Patrick was also a student. His father passed away in 1982...
“ Actor fallecido que supo dar vida a grandes papeles románticos como aquellos que interpretó en Dirty Dancing y Ghost ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Edward Norton
Actor, Fight Club
American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland. His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer James Rouse...
“ Actor con grandes capacidades que demostró perfectamente en papeles dramáticos en Historia Americana X y El Club de la Pelea ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Charles Chaplin
Writer, Modern Times
Considered to be one of the most pivotal stars of the early days of Hollywood, Charlie Chaplin lived an interesting life both in his films and behind the camera. He is most recognized as an icon of the silent film era, often associated with his popular character, the Little Tramp; the man with the toothbrush mustache, bowler hat, bamboo cane, and a funny walk...
“ Maestro indiscutible de los primeros inicios del cine, además de gran humorista, filósofo y compositor ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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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...
“ Un actor verdaderamente único que ha dado vida a grandes papeles como los de las películas de Tim Burton. Recuerdo especialmente el magistral papel de barbero en Sweeny Todd. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Gerard Butler
Actor, 300
Gerard James Butler was born in Paisley, Scotland, to Margaret and Edward Butler, a bookmaker. His family is of Irish origin. Gerard spent some of his very early childhood in Montreal, Quebec, but was mostly raised, along with his older brother and sister, in his hometown of Paisley. His parents divorced when he was a child...
“ Muy versátil, desde las películas épicas a las comedias. Destaca su papel en 300. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Rachel Weisz
Actress, The Mummy
Rachel Hannah Weisz was born on 7 March, 1970, in London, U.K., to Edith Ruth (Teich), a psychoanalyst, and George Weisz, an inventor. Her parents both came to England around 1938. Her father is a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, and her mother, from Vienna, is of Italian and Austrian Jewish heritage. Rachel has a sister, Minnie, a curator and photographer...
“ Bella y refinada actriz con gran capacidad emotiva. Destaco especialmente su participación en Swept by the Sea y Enemy at the Gates ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Danny DeVito
Danny DeVito has amassed a formidable and versatile body of work as an actor, producer and director that spans the stage, television and film. Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. was born on November 17, 1944, in Neptune, New Jersey, to Italian-American parents. His mother, Julia (Moccello), was a homemaker...
“ Como actor y como director siempre da una visión única, refrescante, fresca y algo exagerada de la vida llena de fantasía ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Chevy Chase
Chevy Chase was born Cornelius Crane Chase in Lower Manhattan, New York, to Cathalene Parker (Browning), a concert pianist and librettist, and Edward Tinsley "Ned" Chase, an editor and writer. His parents both came from prominent families, and his grandfathers were artist and illustrator Edward Leigh Chase and admiral Miles Browning...
“ Excelente humorista. Toda su serie de National Lampoon´s Vacation es memorable, muy divertidas! ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Jessica Lange
Actress, Big Fish
Jessica Phyllis Lange was born 1949 in Cloquet, Minnesota, to Dorothy Florence (Sahlman) and Albert John Lange, a traveling salesman and teacher. She is of Finnish (mother) and Dutch and German (father) descent. She obtained a scholarship to study art at the University of Minnesota, but instead went to Paris to study drama...
“ Actriz de larga trayectoria y grandes papeles. Recuerdo mucho el de la esposa de Rob Roy. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Ewan McGregor
Ewan Gordon McGregor was born on March 31, 1971 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, to Carol Diane (Lawson) and James Charles McGregor, both teachers. His uncle is actor Denis Lawson. He was raised in Crieff. At age 16, he left Morrison Academy to join the Perth Repertory Theatre. His parents encouraged him to leave school and pursue his acting goals rather than be unhappy...
“ Desde joven edad ha destacado en papeles como Big Fish, Star Wars entre otros ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (Gamble), an Australian teacher and property developer, and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., an American advertising executive, originally from Texas. She has an older brother and a younger sister. When she was ten years old...
“ Actriz consumada de poderosas dotes y voz profunda que en El Señor de los Anillos dio vida a Galadriel, y a la introducción élfica de la película. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Geoffrey Rush
Geoffrey Roy Rush was born on July 6, 1951, in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, to Merle (Bischof), a department store sales assistant, and Roy Baden Rush, an accountant for the Royal Australian Air Force. His mother was of German descent and his father had English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. He was raised in Brisbane, Queensland, after his parents split up...
“ Actor de singulares dotes, humor fino y gran capacidad de cautivar al espectador por su carisma. Recuerdo mucho su papel en Las Letras Prohibidas del Marqués de Sade. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Jeremy Irons
Elegant and handsome British actor Jeremy Irons was born in Cowes, Isle of Wight, a small island just off the south coast of England. He is the son of Barbara Anne Brereton (Sharpe) and Paul Dugan Irons, an accountant. Young Jeremy didn't prove very fond of figures. A typical islander, he used to go to mainland England only once a year...
“ Genialidad y refinamiento es lo que mejor define a este gran actor. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Renée Zellweger
Renée Kathleen Zellweger was born on April 25, 1969, in Katy, Texas, USA. Her mother, Kjellfrid Irene (Andreassen), is a Norwegian-born former nurse and midwife, of Norwegian, Kven (Finnish), and Swedish descent. Her father, Emil Erich Zellweger, is a Swiss-born engineer. The two married in 1963. Renée has a brother named Drew Zellweger...
“ Una actriz con personalidad y presencia bien definidas que ha dado vida a muchos papeles que van indeleblemente unidos a ella misma, como por ejemplo Bridget Jones. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Jean Reno
Jean Reno was born Juan Moreno y Herrera-Jiménez in Casablanca, Morocco, to Spanish parents (from Andalucía) who moved to North Africa to seek work. His father was a linotypist. Reno settled in France at 17. He began studying drama and has credits in French television and theater as well as films. His first two marriages both ended in divorce...
“ Maestro francés de la actuación no solo dramática sino humorística en incontables peliculas brillantes. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant, one of Britain's best known faces, has been equally entertaining on-screen as well as in real life, and has had enough sense of humor to survive a media frenzy. He is known for his roles in Four Weddings and a Funeral, with Andie MacDowell, Notting Hill, opposite Julia Roberts, and Music and Lyrics, opposite Drew Barrymore, among his other works...
“ Actor de finos modales y humor inglés que ha destacado en muchas peliculas como por ejemplo 4 Bodas y un Funeral ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Tom Hanks
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California, to Janet Marylyn (Frager), a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an interant cook. His father had English and some German, ancestry, while his mother's family, originally surnamed "Fraga", was entirely Portuguese. Tom grew up in what he has called a "fractured" family...
“ Tom Hanks ha demostrado repetidamente sus grandes capacidades actorales en peliculas del calibre y exigencia de Naufrago, Forrest Gump y El Soldado Ryan ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Tim Roth
Often mistaken for an American because of his skill at imitating accents, actor Tim Roth was born Simon Timothy Roth on May 14, 1961 in Lambeth, London, England. His mother, Ann, was a teacher and landscape painter. His father, Ernie, was a journalist who had changed the family name from "Smith" to "Roth"; Ernie was born in Brooklyn, New York, to an immigrant family of Irish ancestry...
“ Muy versátil y poderoso actor que tanto en papeles sensibles como Novecento en la Leyenda del Pianista en el Océano como en el de villano , por ejemplo Archibald Cunningham en Rob Roy brilla y es digno de recordar. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Al Pacino
One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of film's greatest decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies. Alfredo James Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family...
“ El padre de todos los modernos actores, consagrado como el maestro en El Padrino, El Abogado del Diablo y Ricardo III entre muchisimos otros papeles memorables. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Julie Andrews
Julia Elizabeth Wells was born on October 1, 1935, in England. Her mother, Barbara Ward (Morris), and stepfather, both vaudeville performers, discovered her freakish but undeniably lovely four-octave singing voice and immediately got her a singing career. She performed in music halls throughout her childhood and teens...
“ Clásica actriz que se consagró con papeles legendarios como el de La Novicia Rebelde ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Morgan Freeman
With an authoritative voice and calm demeanor, this ever popular American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema. Morgan was born on June 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, to Mayme Edna (Revere), a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber. The young Freeman...
“ Actor impactante en cada papel, con una voz que se queda grabada para siempre en la mente. Con justicia se puede decir que película en la que esté vale la pena verla. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Colin Firth
Colin Andrew Firth was born into an academic family in Grayshott, Hampshire, England. His mother, Shirley Jean (Rolles), was a comparative religion lecturer at the Open University, and his father, David Norman Lewis Firth, lectured on history at Winchester University College (formerly King Alfred's College) in Winchester...
“ Un actor que sabe desenvolver de manera muy agradable y creible cada rol, sea en dramas o romances como por ejemplo El Discurso del Rey, Love Actually y el Diario de Bridget Jones. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Adam Sandler
Adam Richard Sandler was born September 9, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York, to Judith (Levine), a teacher at a nursery school, and Stanley Alan Sandler, an electrical engineer. He is of Russian Jewish descent. At 17, he took his first step towards becoming a stand-up comedian when he spontaneously took the stage at a Boston comedy club...
“ Un comediante excepcional, que llena de vida cualquier film en el que participe como por ejemplo El Zohan, Locos de Ira o el Cantante de Bodas ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Ben Stiller
Producer, Zoolander
Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller was born on November 30, 1965, in New York City, New York, to legendary comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. His father is of Austrian Jewish and Polish Jewish descent, and his mother was of Irish ancestry (she converted to Judaism). It's not surprising that...
“ Ben Stiller hace sin duda reir de la mejor manera en papeles como Loco por Mary o Meet the Parents ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Daniel Day-Lewis
Born in London, England, Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is the second child of Cecil Day-Lewis (A.K.A. Nicholas Blake) (Poet Laureate of England) and his second wife, Jill Balcon. His maternal grandfather was Sir Michael Balcon, an important figure in the history of British cinema and head of the famous Ealing Studios...
“ Daniel Day Lewis ha protagonizado a mi manera de ver unos de los más poderosos y conmovedores papeles jamás hechos como el de John Proctor en las Brujas de Salem o Bill el Carnicero en Pandillas de Nueva York. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Gwyneth Paltrow
Actress, Se7en
A tall, wafer thin, delicate beauty, Gwyneth Kate Paltrow was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of noted producer and director Bruce Paltrow and Tony award-winning actress Blythe Danner. Her father was from a Jewish family, while her mother has German, and some English and Irish, ancestry. When Gwyneth was eleven...
“ Nadie puede negar la magistralidad con que Gwyneth enfrenta cada nuevo papel, su sutileza, belleza, inteligencia, soltura. Baste recordar nada más su papel de Viola de Lesseps en Shakespeare in Love, entre muchisimos por supuesto. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Catherine Zeta-Jones
Actress, Chicago
Catherine Zeta-Jones was born September 25, 1969 in Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, UK. She is the daughter of Patricia (Fair) and David James "Dai" Jones, who formerly owned a candy factory. Her father is of Welsh descent and her mother is of English, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. Her brothers are David Jones (born 1967)...
“ Actriz de belleza y talento arrolladores que se reveló ampliamente en el Zorro y la Emboscada. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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“ Desde Braveheart me cautivó la profundidad de su actuación y luego la he seguido en grandes papeles como el de Veronica Franco en Dangerous Beauty. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Michael Douglas
Actor, The Game
An actor with over forty years of experience in theatre, film, and television, Michael Douglas branched out into independent feature production in 1975 with the Academy Award-winning One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Since then, as a producer and as an actor-producer, he has shown an uncanny knack for choosing projects that reflect changing trends and public concerns...
“ Todo un maestro que nos ha legado papeles memorables como los de la Guerra de los Roses y El Juego. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson, an American actor, producer, director and screenwriter, is a three-time Academy Award winner and twelve-time nominee. Nicholson is also notable for being one of two actors - the other being Michael Caine - who have received Oscar nomination in every decade from the 1960s through the early 2000s...
“ Impactante hasta el delirio de locura en casi todos sus papeles, dramas o comedias. Un actor de primerisima linea. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron was born in Benoni, a city in the greater Johannesburg-area, in South Africa, the only child of Gerda Theron (née Gerda Jacoba Aletta Maritz) and Charles Jacobus Theron. She was raised on a farm outside the city. Theron is of Afrikaner (Dutch, with some French Huguenot and German) descent, and Afrikaner military figure Danie Theron was her great-great-uncle...
“ Actriz que imprime gran fuerza y belleza a cada papel. Cabe recordar su papel en El Abogado del Diablo , Battle in Seattle o North Country. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Ed Harris
By transforming into his characters and pulling the audience in, Ed Harris has earned the reputation as one of the most talented actors of our time. Ed Harris was born in Tenafly, New Jersey, to Margaret (Sholl), a travel agent, and Robert Lee Harris, a bookstore worker who also sang professionally...
“ Inconfundible actor que impacta por su mirada y dominio de cada personaje. Enemy at the Gates, Beautiful Mind, Truman Show y tantas otras que llevan su sello irreemplazable. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche was born in Paris, France, to Monique Yvette Stalens, a director, teacher, and actress, and Jean-Marie Binoche, a sculptor, director, and actor. Her mother was born in Czestochowa, Poland, of French, Walloon Belgian, and Polish descent, while her father is French. Juliette was only 23 when she first attracted the attention of international film critics with The Unbearable Lightness of Being...
“ Una gran actriz de linea clásica que ha dado vida a importantes papeles, como el de El Paciente Inglés, Azul o bien ligeros y agradables como Chocolat. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Hugh Jackman
Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor, singer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer and producer. Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, notably as superhero, period, and romance characters. He is best known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film series...
“ Excelentes actuaciones en Van Helsing, Scoop de Woody Allen y X-Men. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Christopher Lee
Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was perhaps the only actor of his generation to have starred in so many films and cult saga. Although most notable for personifying bloodsucking vampire, Dracula, on screen, he portrayed other varied characters on screen, most of which were villains, whether it be Francisco Scaramanga in the James Bond film...
“ Actor de poderosa presencia y voz, recordado muy especialmente por El Señor de los Anillos, como Saruman. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Drew Barrymore
Producer, Donnie Darko
Since melting audiences' hearts - at the age of six - in Steven Spielberg's beloved sci-fi blockbuster, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Drew Barrymore has emerged as one of the most endearing and talented actresses of her generation. Drew Blyth Barrymore was born in Culver City, California, to actors John Drew Barrymore and Jaid Barrymore (née Ildiko Jaid Mako)...
“ Una actriz que sabe imprimir gran dulzura y calidez a sus papeles. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Jennifer Aniston
Actress, Friends
Jennifer Aniston was born in Sherman Oaks, California, to actors John Aniston and Nancy Dow. Her father is Greek, and her mother was of English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian descent. Jennifer spent a year of her childhood living in Greece with her family. Her family then relocated to New York City where her parents divorced when she was nine...
“ Belleza y dulzura que logran dar vida a muchas películas románticas. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Christopher Plummer
Actor, Up
Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer was born in Toronto, Ontario. He is the only child of Isabella Mary (Abbott), a secretary to the Dean of Sciences at McGill University, and John Orme Plummer, who sold securities and stocks. He is a great-grandson of John Abbott, who was Canada's third Prime Minister (from 1891 to 1892)...
“ Veteranisimo actor que después de la Novicia Rebelde ha logrado participar y dar vida a grandes papeles en films como Una Mente Brillante y Aristoteles en Alexander. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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“ Actor escocés de corte èpico. Desde que vi su papel como Campbell en Braveheart le he seguido con gran interés y deleite en peliculas como Troya ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Angus Macfadyen
Actor, Braveheart
Best known as Robert the Bruce in Braveheart, Angus McFadyen has enjoyed a fine career in the film business. He has been in a variety of different films and television shows over his life, playing such well known roles as Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach, Robert the Bruce, and Orson Welles. Born in Glasgow...
“ Su papel extremadamente bien logrado como un indeciso Robert de Bruce, cobarde pero con un corazón ardiente en Braveheart le consagró como actor destacado. En la serie de películas de Saw hizo un gran trabajo igualmente. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Brendan Gleeson
Brendan Gleeson was born in Dublin, Ireland, to Pat and Frank Gleeson. From a very young age, he loved to learn, especially reading classical text in and outside the classroom. He took great attention to Irish play writers such as Samuel Beckett, which eventually led to him performing in his high school play production of "Waiting for Godot"...
“ Actor escocés que desde Braveheart en el papel del compañero de Wallace, Hamish, me suscitó gran interés. Luego pude confirmar sobradamente sus capacidades actorales en Troya, Beowulf, Cold Mountain, entre otras. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Patrick McGoohan
Actor, Braveheart
Though born in America, Irish actor Patrick McGoohan rose to become the number-one British TV star in the 1950s to 1960s era. His parents moved to Ireland when he was very young and McGoohan acquired a neutral accent that sounds at home in British or American dialogue. He was an avid stage actor and...
“ Gran actor de películas clásicas que en tiempos recientes realizó el inolvidable y poderoso papel de Longshanks en Braveheart, en cuya calidad permanece indeleble en mi memoria. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Brian Cox
Actor, Troy
Brian Cox is an Emmy Award-winning Scottish actor. He was born on June 1, 1946 in Dundee, Scotland, to Mary Ann Guillerline Cox, maiden surname McCann, a spinner, and Charles McArdle Campbell Cox, a shopkeeper and butcher. His father was of Irish ancestry and his mother was of Irish and Scottish descent...
“ Me impactó su papel como el tio Argylle en Braveheart, asi como otros buenos papeles en Troya y Match Point. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones was born in San Saba, Texas, the son of Lucille Marie (Scott), a police officer and beauty shop owner, and Clyde C. Jones, who worked on oil fields. Tommy himself worked in underwater construction and on an oil rig. He attended St. Mark's School of Texas, a prestigious prep school for boys in Dallas...
“ Quien podría olvidarlo como el agente K de Men in Black! ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Hugo Weaving
Actor, The Matrix
Hugo Wallace Weaving was born on April 4, 1960 in Nigeria, to English parents Anne (Lennard), a tour guide and teacher, and Wallace Weaving, a seismologist. Hugo has an older brother, Simon, and a younger sister, Anna, who both also live and work in Australia. During his early childhood, the Weaving family spent most of their time traveling between Nigeria...
“ El agente Smith en The Matrix y Elrond en El Señor de los Anillos terminaron de consagrar a este legendario y muy único actor, con su grave expresión. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Katherine Heigl
Katherine Marie Heigl was born on November 24, 1978 in Washington, D.C., to Nancy Heigl (née Engelhardt), a personnel manager, and Paul Heigl, an accountant and executive. Her father is of German/Swiss-German and Irish descent, and her mother is of German ancestry. A short time after her birth, the family moved to New Canaan...
“ Interpreta a la perfección roles románticos, cómicos o dramáticos los cuales logra tornar altamente cautivantes por su gracia y belleza. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Roberto Gómez Bolaños
Writer, El Chavo
Roberto Gomez Bolaños more commonly known by his pseudonym Chespirito, or "Little Shakespeare" was a Mexican screenwriter, actor, comedian, film director, television director, playwright, songwriter, and author. He is widely regarded as the most important Latin and Spanish-language humorist of all time...
“ Maestro de maestros del humor, un hito y un inigualable artista creador de todos los memorables personajes de Chespirito que han divertido con geniales ocurrencias literalmente a generaciones y millones de espectadores. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Groucho Marx
Actor, Duck Soup
The bushy-browed, cigar-smoking wise-cracker with the painted-on moustache and stooped walk was the leader of The Marx Brothers. With one-liners that were often double entendres, Groucho never cursed in any of his performances and said he never wanted to be known as a dirty comic. With a great love of music and singing (The Marx Brothers started as a singing group)...
“ Los padres casi se podría decir del humor en el cine hablado! Innumerables obras maestras a su cargo, asi como frases que ya son memorables y entran en los libros de frases de grandes filósofos. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Jack Black
Jack Black was born Thomas Jacob Black in Santa Monica, California, to Judith Love (Cohen) and Thomas William Black, both satellite engineers. He is of British-German (father) and Russian Jewish (mother) ancestry. Black attended the University of California at Los Angeles. While at UCLA, he was a member...
“ Actor que domina perfectamente el absurdo en el humor, logrando buenos resultados en cada comedia protagonizada. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Isla Fisher
Actress, Home and Away
Isla Lang Fisher was born on February 3, 1976 in Muscat, Oman, to Scottish parents Elspeth Reid and Brian Fisher, who worked as a banker for the U.N. She spent her early childhood in Scotland before moving to Australia with her family in the early 1980s. From a young age, Isla showed an interest in both acting and writing...
“ Actriz con carisma y ternura que logra imprimir a los papeles realizados. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Elizabeth Hurley
Elizabeth Jane Hurley was born in Basingstoke, Hampshire, to Angela Mary (Titt), a teacher, and Roy Leonard Hurley, an army major. Wanting to be a dancer, Hurley went to ballet boarding school at 12, but soon returned home. When it came time to go to college, Hurley won a scholarship to the London Studio Centre which taught courses for dance and theater...
“ Elizabeth Hurley es toda una dama inglesa pero que logra divertir mucho con gran sensualidad en papeles como los que realiza en Austin Powers y el Diablo en Al Diablo con el Diablo. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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John Cusack
John Cusack is, like most of his characters, an unconventional hero. Wary of fame and repelled by formulaic Hollywood fare, he has built a successful career playing underdogs and odd men out--all the while avoiding the media spotlight. John was born in Evanston, Illinois, to an Irish-American family...
“ John Cusack es un actor versàtil no excento de cierta inocencia que imprime por igual en dramas, comedias o peliculas de acción. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Woody Harrelson
Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning actor Woodrow Tracy Harrelson was born on July 23, 1961 in Midland, Texas, to Diane Lou (Oswald) and Charles Harrelson. He grew up in Lebanon, Ohio, and, after receiving degrees in theater arts and English from Hanover College, had a brief stint in New York theater...
“ Actor que imprime mucha fuerza a sus personajes como por ejemplo los realizados en Asesinos por Naturaleza, North Country o Battle in Seattle. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Philip Seymour Hoffman
Actor, Capote
Film and stage actor and theater director Philip Seymour Hoffman was born in the Rochester, New York, suburb of Fairport on July 23, 1967. He was the son of Marilyn (Loucks), a lawyer and judge, and Gordon Stowell Hoffman, a Xerox employee, and was mostly of German, Irish, English and Dutch ancestry...
 
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Judi Dench
Actress, Skyfall
Judi Dench was born in York, England, to Eleanora Olive (Jones), who was from Dublin, Ireland, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Dorset, England. She attended Mount School in York, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed with Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre...
“ Una actriz clásica de trayectoria teatral que ha dado vida a reinas y damas nobles inglesas en numerosas películas como Shakespeare in Love, Mrs. Brown y Pride and Prejudice ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Max von Sydow
Max von Sydow was born Carl Adolf von Sydow on April 10, 1929 in Lund, Skåne, Sweden, to a middle-class family. He is the son of Baroness Maria Margareta (Rappe), a teacher, and Carl Wilhelm von Sydow, an ethnologist and folklore professor. His surname traces back to his father's partial German ancestry...
“ Leyenda viviente de la actuación, en especial de peliculas èpicas como El Anillo de los Nibelungos, Vercingetorix o Solomon Kane. ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Joaquin Phoenix
Actor, Gladiator
Joaquin Rafael Phoenix was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Arlyn (Dunetz) and John Bottom, and is the middle child in a brood of five. His parents, from the continental United States, were then serving as Children of God missionaries. His mother is from a Jewish family in New York, while his father...
“ Como no recordar su papel memorable como el emperador Comodo en Gladiador o como Johnny Cash en Walk the Line ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Pete Postlethwaite
Actor, Inception
Classically-trained actor Pete Postlethwaite was born Peter William Postlethwaite in 1946 and was a distinguished character actor on stage, TV and film. Growing up in Warrington, Lancashire amid middle-class surroundings, he went to college and while completing his studies developed an interest in theatre...
“ Excelentes papeles en peliculas como Amistad, Solomon Kane o los Sospechosos de Siempre ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Christopher Walken
Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films, with sandy colored hair, pale complexion and a somewhat nervous disposition. He won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter, and has been seen in mostly supporting roles, often portraying psychologically unstable characters...
“ Buenos papeles en Atrapame si Puedes y Hairspray ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Zach Galifianakis
Zach Galifianakis was born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, to Mary Frances (Cashion), who owned a community arts center, and Harry Galifianakis, a heating oil vendor. His father is of Greek descent and his mother is of mostly English and Scottish ancestry. Zach moved to New York City after failing his last college class by one point...
“ Divertido actor, que con su actitud despistada y humor negro da vida a las peliculas The Hangover ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman is the first person born in the 1980s to have won the Academy Award for Best Actress (for Black Swan). Natalie was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, an Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born artist (from Cincinnati...
“ Actriz muy versatil y con profundidad de emociones que cautiva en muchos papeles como los realizados en Star Wars o V de Venganza ” - Andrés Filsoleil
 
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Donald Sutherland
The towering presence of Canadian actor Donald Sutherland is often noticed, as are his legendary contributions to cinema. He has appeared in almost 200 different shows and films. He is also the father of renowned actor Kiefer Sutherland, among others. Donald McNichol Sutherland was born in Saint John...
“ Papeles con mucho peso y profundidad como por ejemplo el realizado en Land of the Blind ” - Andrés Filsoleil