Alice Maud Krige was born on June 28, 1954 in Upington, South Africa where her father, Dr. Louis Krige, worked as a young physician. The Kriges later moved to Port Elizabeth where Alice grew up in what she describes as a "very happy family", a family that also included two brothers (both of whom became physicians) and her mother...
“ Played Morgana in 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice' (2010). ” - rowenna2000
Irish actress Katie McGrath did not intend to make a career for herself in the acting profession, studying History at Trinity College, Dublin. Upon graduating, she became interested in fashion journalism and worked for lifestyle and fashion magazine, Image. After this, her mother's best friend, an assistant director...
“ Played Lady Morgana in 'Merlin' (2008-12). ” - rowenna2000
Francine Joy Drescher was born on September 30th, 1957 in Flushing, Queens, New York to Mort Drescher
and Sylvia Drescher
. Fran, as she is called, attended Hillcrest High school in New York with another now-famous name, Ray Romano
. She was a studious girl and was quite popular. In fact, at age fifteen...
“ Played Morgan le Fay in the episode 'Camelot' ('Live from Lincoln Center', 2008). ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Morgana in 'Perceval' (2007). ” - rowenna2000
Nancy Criss is Nandar's Co-Founder and President. She is a woman of many talents; all emanating from entrepreneurial spirit that energizes her ability to create opportunities from success in everything that she does. This belief in her first became evident when, at age 11, she won a regional championship in western horsemanship...
“ Played Queen Morgana in 'A Dragon's Tale' (2006). ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Morgan le Fay - aka Ganos Lal - in 'Stargate: The Ark of Truth' (2007) and the episode 'The Pegasus Project' ('Stargate SG-1', 2006). ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Le fée Morgane in 'Kaamelott' (2005-06). ” - rowenna2000
“ Voiced Morgana in 'Sítio do Pica-Pau Amarelo' (2003). ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Morgan La Fay in the episode 'Spellbound' ('Guinevere Jones', 2002). ” - rowenna2000
Kelly LeBrock was born in New York and raised in London. She is the daughter of a French-Canadian father and an Irish mother. Kelly LeBrock began her career as a model beginning at the age of sixteen. She has appeared on hundreds of covers and magazines including a Christian Dior ad. She became one of Eileen Ford's most sought-after models...
“ Played Morgana in 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice' (2002). ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Morgana in 'Young Arthur' (2002). ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Morgana in 'Merlin: The Return' (2000). ” - rowenna2000
“ Voiced Morgan Le Fay in 'Aa! Megamisama! The Movie' (2000). ” - rowenna2000
Award-winning actress Catherine Oxenberg was born in New York and raised in London. She is the daughter of HRH Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia and thus granddaughter of Prince Paul, the former Regent of Yugoslavia. Her first acting coach was Richard Burton
. She was admitted to Harvard University. She made her debut as an ivy-educated model...
“ Played Morgana in 'Arthur's Quest' (1999). ” - rowenna2000
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
“ Played Morgana in the episode 'Obsession in August' ('A Twist in the Tale', 1999). ” - rowenna2000
Julianne Margulies was born on June 8, 1966 in Spring Valley (near New York City), as the youngest of three daughters of Francesca (Goldberg), a teacher and dancer in American Ballet, and Paul Margulies, an advertising writer and philosopher. She is of Ashkenazi Jewish heritage (from Romania, Austria...
“ Played Morgaine in 'The Mists of Avalon' (2001). ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Morgana in 'Merlin' (1998). ” - rowenna2000
Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter is an actress of great versatility, one of the UK's finest and most successful. Bonham Carter was born May 26, 1966 in Golders Green, London, England, the youngest of three children of Elena (née Propper de Callejón), a psychotherapist, and Raymond Bonham Carter, a merchant banker...
“ Played the adult Morgan Le Fey in 'Merlin' (1998). ” - rowenna2000
“ Played a young Morgan in 'Merlin' (1998). ” - rowenna2000
Joanna Lumley was born in Kashmir, India, on 1st May 1946. Her father was a major in the Gurkha Rifles, and she spent most of her early childhood in the Far East where her father was posted. An aspiring actress, she first came to fame as a model in London's swinging 1960s, where she was photographed by the greats...
“ Played Morgan Le Fey in 'Prince Valiant' (1997). ” - rowenna2000
Patty Duke was born Anna Marie Duke on December 14, 1946 in Elmhurst, New York, to Frances Margaret (McMahon), a cashier, and John Patrick Duke, a cab driver and handyman. She is of Irish, and one eighth German, descent. Her acting career began when she was introduced to her brother Ray Duke
Born in London, Jean Marsh became interested in show business while taking dancing and mime classes as therapy for a childhood illness. After attending a charm school and working as a model, she started acting in repertory and took voice lessons. Her repertory work was supplemented by a number of film appearances as a dancer...
Anastasia Vertinskaya is a popular Russian actress and public figure best known for her roles as Assol in Alye parusa
and Ophelia in Hamlet
. She was born Anastasia Aleksandrovna Vertinskaya on December 19, 1944, in Moscow, Russia, Soviet Union (now Moscow, Russia). Her father, Aleksandr Vertinskiy
Jenny Agutter was born on December 20, 1952, in Taunton, Somerset, England, UK. The daughter of an army officer, she spent her childhood traveling and living in different countries. Her film career began at the age of 12 in East of Sudan
, which was quickly followed by Ballerina: Part 1
and Ballerina: Part 2
One cool, eternally classy lady, Candice Bergen was elegantly poised for trendy "ice princess" stardom when she first arrived on the 60s screen, but she gradually reshaped that débutante image in the 70s both on- and off-camera. A staunch, outspoken feminist with a decisive edge, she went on to take a sizable portion of these contradicting qualities to film and, most particularly, to late 80s TV...
Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. Her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda (Rogers), was from a working-class English family, and her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov, was a Russian-born civil servant, from Kuryanovo, whose own father was a diplomat. Mirren attended St...
After studying for a teaching diploma at the Central School of Speech and Drama, Maureen O'Brien became a founding member of the Everyman Theatre in her native Liverpool. About three months later she was persuaded to audition for the part of Vicki on Doctor Who. She was reluctant to accept the role...
A graduate of New York's High School of the Performing Arts and the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, Walter's extensive theater credits include productions both on- and off-Broadway. On Broadway, she has appeared in Peter Ustinov
's "Photo Finish" (which earned her the Clarence Derwent
Award as Most Promising Newcomer)...
Brenda Benet, born Brenda Ann Nelson in Los Angeles, California, on August 14, 1945, was a classic example of the modern-day Hollywood tragedy. As a television actress with good dramatic scope, she managed to piece together a wide and impressive portfolio of guest shots in a career spanning just over 16 years before taking her life at the age of 36...
Brooklyn-native actress Ina Balin (née Rosenberg) was born on November 12, 1937, into a Jewish family of entertainers. Her father, Sam Rosenberg, was a dancer/singer/comedian who worked the Borscht Belt. He later quit show business to join his family's furrier business. Her mother was a Hungarian-born professional dancer who escaped a troubled family life by marrying at age 15...
Janet Leigh was the only child of a couple who often moved from town to town. Living in apartments, Janet was a bright child who skipped several grades and finished high school when she was 15. A lonely child, she would spend much of her time at movie theaters. She was a student, studying music and psychology...
London-born actress, daughter of the King's Counsel, St. John Field, educated in Paris and Vienna. Her mother, a cousin of famous Confederate General Robert E. Lee, chose the name "Virginia" as homage to Lee's beloved home state. Virginia also had an actress aunt, Auriol Lee
, who paved the way for her debut on the stage...
Myrna Williams, later to become Myrna Loy, was born on August 2, 1905 in Radersburg, Montana. Her father was the youngest person ever elected to the Montana State legislature. Later on her family moved to Helena where she spent her youth. At the age of 13, Myrna's father died of influenza and the rest of the family moved to Los Angeles...
Rosemary Theby was born Rose Masing in St. Louis, MO, on April 8, 1892. She began her career at age 27 in 1912, with a part in The Godmother
, and went on to appear in more than 90 films. She was much in demand and was one of the most sought-after character actresses, and survived the transition from the silent era into the "talkie" stage...