Well, played one, anyway - I don't know what they do in their spare time - in productions that I have seen.
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“ Played the White Witch in 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe' (1988) ” - rowenna2000
Alyson Hannigan was born in Washington, D.C., to Emilie (Posner), a real estate agent, and Al Hannigan, a truck driver. She began her acting career in Atlanta at the young age of 4 in commercials sponsoring such companies as McDonald's, Six Flags, and Oreos. She is a seasoned television actress veteran...
“ Played the Wiccan, Willow, in 'Buffy'. ” - rowenna2000
Kat Graham is a music artist, actress and producer, best known for her starring role in the hit TV show "The Vampire Diaries." Born in Geneva, Switzerland, Kat speaks four languages - English, Spanish, French and Hebrew - and is the daughter of a Liberian father and a Russian Jewish mother. At the age of 6...
“ Plays Bonnie Bennett in 'Vampire Diaries' ” - 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 Morgan Le Fey in 'Merlin' (1998) and Bellatrix Lestrange in 'Harry Potter'. ” - rowenna2000
Robin Tunney studied acting at the Chicago Academy for the Arts, spending her summer performing in such plays as "Bus Stop" and "Agnes of God". She moved to Los Angeles at the age of eighteen and shortly landed roles in such television shows as Life Goes On
, Class of '96
(recurring), Law & Order
“ Played Sarah in 'The Craft'. ” - rowenna2000
Amber Benson was born on January 8, 1977 in Birmingham, Alabama. As a young girl, she studied singing, dancing as well as acting. While still in her teens, she was involved in productions at the local community theatre. Her family moved to Los Angeles soon afterwards in 1992 so she could pursue a career in acting...
“ Played Willow's Wiccan girlfriend, Tara, in 'Buffy'. ” - rowenna2000
Anjelica Huston was born on July 8, 1951 in Santa Monica, California, to prima ballerina Enrica "Ricki" (Soma) and director and actor John Huston
. Her mother, who was from New York, was of Italian descent, and her father had English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish ancestry. Huston spent most of her childhood overseas...
“ Played Miss Eva Ernst, the Grand High Witch, in 'The Witches' and Vivianne in 'The Mists of Avalon'. ” - rowenna2000
“ Played the witch, Amy, in 'Buffy'. ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Emily Bennett in 'Vampire Diaries' ” - rowenna2000
Neve Campbell was born and raised in Guelph, Ontario, to Marnie (Neve), a Dutch-born psychologist and yoga instructor (from Amsterdam), and Gerry Campbell, a Scottish-born teacher (from Glasgow). Campbell first came to our TV screens in the hit Drama series Party of Five
. Described as TV's most believable teenager...
“ Played Bonnie in 'The Craft'. ” - rowenna2000
"Fairuza!" ("Turquoise" in Farsi), her father exclaimed as he saw her blue eyes: Fairuza Alejandra Balk had just been born on May 21, 1974 in Point Reyes, California. Her father, Solomon Feldthouse, was a traveling musician originally from Idaho, and her mother, Cathryn Balk, was a belly dancer. Her parents split up soon after...
“ Played Nancy in 'The Craft'. ” - rowenna2000
Rachel True has been working for most of the 1990s. She broke into the business with a pair of guest roles on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show
In 1993, Rachel moved to L.A.; she then appeared in the rap parody CB4
with Chris Rock
. She also landed another pair of guest spots on the HBO sitcom Dream On
“ Played Rochelle in 'The Craft'. ” - rowenna2000
Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born in Paris, France, to English parents, Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson, both lawyers. She moved to Oxfordshire when she was five, where she attended the Dragon School. From the age of six, Emma knew that she wanted to be an actress and, for a number of years, she trained at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts...
“ Played Hermione Granger in 'Harry Potter' ” - rowenna2000
Actor-dancer-director Jasmine Guy has enjoyed a diverse career in television, theater and film. She began her professional career at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City. Jasmine starred on Broadway in the original productions of Beehive and Leader of the Pack, and reprised hit productions of Grease...
“ Played Sheila Bennett in 'Vampire Diaries' ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Luka in 'Vampire Diaries' ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Luka's father, Dr. Jonas Martin, in 'Vampire Diaries' ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Luka's sister, Greta, in 'Vampire Diaries' ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Ayanna, a 10th century witch, in 'Vampire Diaries' ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Gloria in 'Vampire Diaries' ” - rowenna2000
Sandra Annette Bullock was born in Arlington, a Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C. Her mother, Helga Bullock
(née Helga Mathilde Meyer), was a German opera singer. Her father, John W. Bullock, was an American voice teacher, who was born in Alabama, of Irish, English, French, and German descent. Sandra grew up on the road with her parents and younger sister...
“ Played Sally Owens in 'Practical Magic'. ” - rowenna2000
Elegant blonde Nicole Kidman, known as one of Hollywood's top Australian imports, was actually born in Honolulu, Hawaii, while her Australian parents were there on educational visas. Kidman is the daughter of Janelle Ann (Glenny), a nursing instructor, and Antony David Kidman, a biochemist and clinical psychologist...
“ Played Gillian Owens in 'Practical Magic'. ” - rowenna2000
One of Broadway and Hollywood's cleverer talents who tends to shine a smart, cynical light on her surroundings, Stockard Channing was born Susan Williams Antonia Stockard on February 13, 1944, in New York City, to a Catholic family, with English and Irish ancestry. The daughter of Lester Napier Stockard...
“ Played Aunt Fran in 'Practical Magic'. ” - rowenna2000
One of three children (she has two brothers, Greg and Don), Dianne Wiest was born in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Her mother, Anne Stewart (Keddie), was a nurse from Auchtermuchty, Scotland, and her father, Bernard John Wiest, was a college dean and social worker who was born in Pennsylvania, of German and Croatian descent...
“ Played Aunt Jet in 'Practical Magic'. ” - rowenna2000
Multi Grammy Award-winning singer/comedienne/author Bette Midler has also proven herself to be a very capable actress in a string of both dramatic and comedic roles. Midler was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on December 1, 1945. She is the daughter of Ruth (Schindel), a seamstress, and Fred Midler, a painter...
“ Played Winifred Sanderson in 'Hocus Pocus' ” - rowenna2000
Sarah Jessica Parker
Sarah Jessica Parker was born March 25, 1965, in Nelsonville, Ohio, to Barbra Forste (née Keck), a teacher who ran a nursery school, and Stephen Parker, a journalist. Her parents divorced, and her mother later remarried to Paul Forste and had four more children, bringing the total to eight. Sarah now had 3 full siblings and 4 half siblings...
“ Played Sarah Sanderson in 'Hocus Pocus' ” - rowenna2000
Kathy Najimy was born and raised in San Diego, California. She is the daughter of Samia (Massery) and Fred Najimy, a postal worker, both of Lebanese ancestry. Kathy attended Crawford High School, and began her film career in the early 1990s, with several minor roles. Kathy got her breakthrough screen role as "Sister Mary Patrick" in Sister Act
“ Played Mary Sanderson in 'Hocus Pocus' ” - rowenna2000
Jasmine Burke is an award winning, American Actor/ Filmmaker from Atlanta, Georgia who attended Kennesaw State University on full scholarship. Growing up in musical theatre paid off when on a whim, during college, Jasmine tried out for the hit talent competition MTV's Making the Band 3 and advanced to being a finalist...
“ Played Bonnie's ancestor, 'Birdie Mae', in 'Vampire Diaries' ” - rowenna2000
Melissa Joan Hart
Melissa grew up in Sayville, New York. Her acting career started at the age of four, when she did a commercial for a bathtub toy called Splashy. Her mother, Paula Hart
, has been her agent from the beginning. Melissa is the oldest of eight children, some from her mother's second marriage. Six sisters...
“ Played eponymous character in 'Sabrina the Teenage Witch' ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Aunt Hilda in 'Sabrina the Teenage Witch' ” - rowenna2000
Charlene was born in 1960 on a large farm in the center of Saskatchewan, Canada, and studied Journalism at the British Columbia Institute of Technology; but in 1990 it was while doing regional theater in Portland, Oregon, that she caught the eye of a Manager from Los Angeles, and within months she was a guest on the Showtime series...
“ Played Aunt Zelda in 'Sabrina the Teenage Witch' ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Sally and Gillian's ancestor, Maria Owens, in 'Practical Magic'. ” - rowenna2000
One of the world's most famous and distinguished actresses, Dame Maggie Smith was born Margaret Natalie Smith in Essex. Her Scottish mother, Margaret (Hutton), worked as a secretary, and her English father, Nathaniel Smith, was a teacher at Oxford University. Smith has been married twice: to actor Robert Stephens
and to playwright Beverley Cross
“ Played Professor Minerva McGonagall in 'Harry Potter' ” - rowenna2000
Monica Anna Maria Bellucci was born on September 30, 1964 in the Italian village of Città di Castello, Umbria, the only child of Brunella Briganti and Pasquale Bellucci. She originally pursued a career in the legal profession. While attending the University of Perugia, she modeled on the side to earn money for school...
“ Played the Mirror Queen in 'The Brothers Grimm' ” - rowenna2000
For decades, Brit actress and comedienne Julie Walters has served as a sturdy representation of the working class with her passionate, earthy portrayals on England's stage, screen and TV. A bona fide talent, her infectious spirit and self-deprecating sense of humor eventually captured the hearts of international audiences...
“ Played Molly Weasley in 'Harry Potter' ” - rowenna2000
Bonnie Francesca Wright was born on February 17, 1991 to jewelers Gary Wright and Sheila Teague. Her debut performance was in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
as Ron Weasley's little sister Ginny Weasley. Bonnie tried out for the film due to her older brother Lewis mentioning she reminded him of Ginny. Her role in the first film was a small cameo like role as Ginny...
“ Played Ginny Weasley in 'Harry Potter' ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Nymphadora Tonks in 'Harry Potter' ” - rowenna2000
The iconoclastic gifts of the visually striking and fiercely talented actress Tilda Swinton have been appreciated by a more international audience of late. She was born Katherine Mathilda Swinton on November 5, 1960, in London, England. Her mother, Judith Balfour, Lady Swinton (née Killen), was Australian...
“ Played the White Witch in 'The Chronicles of Narnia'. ” - rowenna2000
Award-winning actress Helen Elizabeth McCrory was born in London, England, to Welsh-born Anne (Morgans) and Scottish-born Iain McCrory, a diplomat (from Glasgow). She trained at the Drama Centre London
. She began her career on stage in the UK. She won the Manchester Evening News' Best Actress Award for...
“ Played Narcissa Malfoy in 'Harry Potter' ” - rowenna2000
Geraldine Somerville was born in Dublin. She lived in Co. Meath until she was six, when her parents moved to the Isle of Man. Geraldine went to dance classes from the age of 6 and, at the age of 8, she attended the Arts Educational School in Tring, Hertfordshire. There, she was taught ballet, music and drama...
“ Played the late Lily Potter in 'Harry Potter' ” - rowenna2000
As both a writer and performer, Jessica Hynes has worked prolifically in television, film and theatre. Born in Lewisham, South London in 1972, she was brought up in Brighton, Sussex. At school, she would write bizarre sci-fi stories. At age 15, she joined the National Youth Theatre and left home at age 18...
“ Played Mafalda Hopkirk in 'Harry Potter' ” - rowenna2000
British character actress, long in the United States. The daughter of an actress and the granddaughter of a high-ranking politician, Lansbury studied acting from her youth, departing for the United States as the Second World War began. She was contracted by MGM while still a teenager and nominated for an Academy Award for her first film...
“ Played Miss Eglantine Price in 'Bedknobs and Broomsticks' ” - rowenna2000
The beat goes on ... and on ... and as strong as ever for this superstar entertainer who has well surpassed the four-decade mark while improbably transforming herself from an artificial, glossy "flashionplate" singer into a serious, Oscar-worthy, dramatic actress ... and back again! With more ups and downs than the 2008 Dow Jones Industrial Average...
“ Played Alex Medford in 'The Witches of Eastwick' ” - rowenna2000
Michelle Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, California, to Donna Jean (Taverna) and Richard Pfeiffer, a heating and air-conditioning contractor. She has an older brother and two younger sisters - Dedee Pfeiffer
and Lori Pfeiffer
, who both dabbled in acting and modeling but decided against making it their life's work...
“ Played Sukie Ridgemont in 'The Witches of Eastwick' and Lamia in 'Stardust' ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Empusa in 'Stardust' ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Mormo in 'Stardust' ” - rowenna2000
Susan Sarandon was born Susan Abigail Tomalin in New York City, New York, to Lenora Marie (Criscione) and Phillip Leslie Tomalin, a television producer and advertising executive. She is of Italian (mother) and English, Irish, Welsh, and German (father) descent. Soon after the 1968 Democratic convention...
“ Played Jane Spofford in 'The Witches of Eastwick' ” - rowenna2000
Melanie attended RADA in London where she won the Vanburgh Award. Her stage plays have included Women Beware Women (Royal Court), Under Milk Wood, Selfish Shellfish, Twelfth Night, Deathtrap, Dirty Linen, Breezeblock Park, Who Killed Hilda Murrell?, Fire in the Lake, and the stage version of Bread
“ Played Ditchwater Sal in 'Stardust' ” - rowenna2000
Strikingly lovely, sultry and exotic Filipino-American brunette beauty Cassandra Gava was born as Cassandra Gaviola on April 28, 1959 in San Francisco, California. Cassandra had an especially memorable part as a seductive witch who makes love to Arnold Schwarzenegger
in Conan the Barbarian
. Gava was also very effective as the kinky Bridget in the offbeat and original horror vampire sleeper The Black Room
“ Played the witch in 'Conan the Barbarian' (1982) ” - 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'. ” - rowenna2000
Miranda Richardson was born in Southport, Lancashire, England on March 3, 1958, to Marian Georgina (Townsend) and William Alan Richardson, a marketing executive. She has one sister, eight years her senior. Her parents and sister are not involved in the performing arts. At an early age she performed in school plays...
“ Played the Crone and Lady Van Tassel in 'Sleepy Hollow', as well as Rita Skeeter in 'Harry Potter' ” - rowenna2000
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...
“ Played Queen Bavmorda in 'Willow' ” - rowenna2000
Ashley Victoria Benson was born on December 18, 1989 in Anaheim Hills, California, to Shannon (Harte) and Jeff Benson. She has Irish, English, and German ancestry. She has been dancing competitively since she was 2 with hip hop, jazz, ballet, tap and lyrical. She has been singing since she was about 5 and she hopes to pursue that...
“ Played Tracy Davis in 'Supernatural' ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Tracy's brother, Don Harding, in 'Supernatural' ” - rowenna2000
“ Plays Kat Gardener in 'Eastwick' ” - rowenna2000
“ Plays Joanna Frankel in 'Eastwick' ” - rowenna2000
Rebecca Alie Romijn was born on November 6, 1972 in Berkeley, California. Her father was Dutch-born and worked as a custom-furniture maker. Her mother was American-born, with Dutch and English ancestry, and was a teacher of English. Rebecca attended Berkeley High School where her nickname was the "Jolly Blond Giant"...
“ Plays Roxie Torcoletti in 'Eastwick' ” - rowenna2000
Eva Gaëlle Green was born on July 6, 1980, in Paris, France. She has a fraternal twin sister. Her father, Walter Green, is a dentist who appeared in the 1966 film Au Hasard Balthazar
. Her mother, Marlène Jobert
, is an actress turned children's book writer. Eva's mother was born in Algeria, of Sephardi Jewish heritage (during that time...
“ Played Morgan Pendragon in 'Camelot', and Angelique Bouchard in 'Dark Shadows'. ” - rowenna2000
“ Played the nun, Sybil, in 'Camelot' ” - rowenna2000
Rose McGowan is an American actress and director, known for her contribution to independent film. Since the age of nineteen, she has appeared in acclaimed films by Gregg Araki, Wes Craven, Brian De Palma, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. In 2014, her directorial debut Dawn
was nominated for the Short Film Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival...
“ Played Marique in 'Conan the Barbarian' (2011) ” - rowenna2000
CCH Pounder (the CCH standing for Carol Christine Hilaria, her birth name). As can be said of other similarly styled actresses such as Alfre Woodard
and Cicely Tyson
, most of Pounder's characters are enriched with these same positive attributes and it is a testament to this actress' abilities that she continues on such a high plane in a nearly three-decade career...
“ Played Madame Dorothea in 'Mortal Instruments: City of Bones'. ” - rowenna2000
Claire graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree in Theater. Her career began on stage at age 5 with The Mountain Play theater company in Marin County, California. She worked extensively with regional theaters in the Bay Area and Central Coast of California before attending Northwestern and then moving to Los Angeles.
“ Plays Adalind Schade, a former hexenbiest, in 'Grimm'. ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Catherine Schade, a hexenbiest, in 'Grimm'. ” - rowenna2000
Raised in Montreal, Canada, Roiz trained theatrically at the Guildford Conservatoire (UK). Upon returning to Montreal, he began to work consistently in theatre, earning a nomination for his performance at the "Masques Awards" (Quebec's Theatre Awards). Roiz's introduction to feature films was in a supporting role in the blockbuster "The Day After Tomorrow," followed by "16 Blocks"...
“ Plays Captain Sean Renard, a half-Zauberbiest (male witch), in 'Grimm'. ” - rowenna2000
Danielle Campbell (born January 30, 1995) is an American actress known for her role as Jessica Olson in the Disney Channel Original Movie StarStruck and as Simone Daniels in the Disney film Prom. She currently stars on the television series The Originals as Davina Claire. Campbell is from Hinsdale...
“ Plays Davina in 'The Originals'. ” - rowenna2000
“ Plays Sophie Devereaux in 'The Originals'. ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Agnes in 'The Originals'. ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Celeste, Elijah's former love, in 'The Originals'. ” - rowenna2000
Malaya Rivera Drew
Malaya Rivera Drew was born and raised in a very urban neighborhood in Washington D.C. Her parents, both activist lawyers, sent her to public schools with her two brothers. She then attended Middlebury College, where she studied English Literature and Theater. After graduating college, she moved to...
“ Played Jane-Anne Devereux, Sophie's sister, in 'The Originals'. ” - rowenna2000
Chandra West was born in Alberta, Canada, the youngest of nine children. Growing up in Oakville, Ontario, outside of Toronto, she developed an early interest in the arts. This led to 10 years of intensive ballet training. When she was 16 she enrolled in a summer theater program at Oxford University in England which started her down the path to pursuing a career in acting...
“ Plays Devon in 'The Gates'. ” - rowenna2000
Victoria Gabrielle Platt
Victoria Gabrielle Platt is an actress, singer and producer, known for Star-Crossed (2013), The Gates (2010), All My Children, Guiding Light (1952), 'Round Midnight (1986) and Winchell (1998). She was born to a West Indian mother and Polish father in Queens, NY. Victoria and Terrell Tilford have been married since September 29, 2001.
“ Plays Peg in 'The Gates'. ” - rowenna2000
The dark and classically beautiful British actress Julia Ormond was born into privileged surroundings as the daughter of a well-to-do laboratory technician. Her parents divorced when she was young; she was the second of five children. She attended Cranleigh, a private school, and showed interest in theatrics way back then...
“ Plays Joanna Beauchamp, a witch princess, in 'Witches of East End'. ” - rowenna2000
Born and raised in Sparks, Nevada, Madchen Amick was encouraged by her parents to follow her own creative instincts where she learned the skill of playing the piano, bass, violin and guitar as well as being able to do tap, ballet, jazz and modern dancing. In 1987 at the age of 16, she traveled to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting
“ Plays Wendy Beauchamp, a witch princess, in 'Witches of East End'. ” - rowenna2000
Born and raised in Signal Mountain, Tennessee, Rachel Boston fell in love with theater at the age of 7 when she was cast in a church play. Growing up she performed in her church, school, and community theaters. At 17, she moved to New York City to pursue an acting career. At 19, Boston drove to Los...
“ Plays Ingrid Beauchamp, a witch princess, in 'Witches of East End'. ” - rowenna2000
Jenna Dewan Tatum
Jenna Dewan is an actress, former model, and dancer. She was born on December 3, 1980 in Hartford, Connecticut, to Nancy (Bursch) and Darryll Dewan. Her father is of half-Lebanese and half-Polish descent, and her mother has German and English ancestry. Jenna grew up in Grapevine, Texas and discovered a love for dancing at the age of five...
“ Plays Freya Beauchamp, a witch princess, in 'Witches of East End'. ” - rowenna2000
“ Plays Killian Gardiner in 'Witches of East End'. ” - rowenna2000
“ Plays Dash Gardiner in 'Witches of East End'. ” - rowenna2000
Christian Louis Cooke was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. He began his acting career at the age of 10 when he appeared in a production of Bedazzled at the Bingley Arts Centre. His first television appearance was in a commercial for Birds Eye beef burgers. His career has progressed from there...
“ Plays Frederick Beauchamp, a witch prince, in 'Witches of East End'. ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Victor Beauchamp, a witch prince, in 'Witches of East End'. ” - rowenna2000
One of the hottest stars of the mid-1980s, Virginia Madsen has since played a variety of roles that have cemented her reputation as a fantastic actress who can adapt to any part. Virginia was born in Chicago, Illinois, and belongs to an acting family -- with her brother, Michael Madsen
, also an actor...
“ Played Penelope Gardiner in 'Witches of East End'. ” - rowenna2000
Model and actress Rachel Emily Nichols was born in Augusta, Maine to Alison and James Nichols, a teacher. She has English, French-Canadian, German, Irish, Italian and Scottish ancestry. After graduating from high school, she attended Columbia University in New York City, where she eventually graduated with a double major in math and economics...
“ Played Isis, a witch of the lowest sort, in 'Witches of East End'. ” - rowenna2000
“ Played Ivar, a witch of the lowest sort, in 'Witches of East End'. ” - rowenna2000