Law and Order SVU: Famous Gueststars

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Bebe Neuwirth
Actress, Jumanji
Beatrice "Bebe" Neuwirth is the daughter of Sydney Anne, an artist, and Lee Paul Neuwirth, a mathematician. Born and raised in Princeton, New Jersey, she started out as a dancer. Her New York career started out in "A Chorus Line". She won a Tony Award for her part in "Sweet Charity" and two Emmy Awards...
“ 1.3 - Or Just Look Like One
Nina Laszlo
6.20 - Night
ADA Tracey Kibre ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
2.
“ 1.7 - Uncivilized
Miss Kreutzer
14.7 - Vanity's Bonfire
Jillian Webster ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
3.
“ 1.10 - Closure
Benjy Dowe
14.3 - Twenty-Five Acts
Adam Cain ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
4.
J.K. Simmons
Actor, Whiplash
J.K. Simmons is an American actor. He was born Jonathan Kimble Simmons in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, to Patricia (Kimble), an administrator, and Donald William Simmons, a music teacher. He attended the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; University of Montana, Missoula, MT (BA in Music). He had originally planned to be a singer and studied at the University of Montana to become a composer...
“ 1.16 - The Third Guy
2.1 - Wrong is Right
2.2 - Honor
2.4 - Legacy
2.6 - Noncompliance
2.17 - Folly
Dr. Emil Skoda ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
5.
“ 1.17 - Misleader
Dr. Ben Hadley
7.9 - Rockabye
Dr. Lett ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
6.
Siobhan Fallon Hogan
Actress, Forrest Gump
Siobhan Fallon Hogan has been seen in several blockbusters over the past twenty years. She is playing Arlene Moran, Sheriff Arnold Pope's (Terrence Howard) secretary in FX's Wayward Pines by Chad Hodge and Blake Crouch. The redheaded character actress has had many memorable roles in film and television...
“ 1.18 - Chat Room
Melissa Raye
4.25 - Soulless
Linda Leggatt ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
7.
Ellen Muth
Actress, Dead Like Me
Ellen Muth became interested in acting as a child and started studying to be an actor at age 10. At 14, she received acclaim starring as the young "Selena" in Stephen King's Dolores Claiborne, starring with Kathy Bates and Jennifer Jason Leigh. After "Dolores Claiborne", Ellen also appeared on stage in the off-Broadway production...
“ 1.18 - Chat Room
Elaine Harrington ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
8.
Nicole Sullivan
Actress, MADtv
Nicole Sullivan studied theatre at Northwestern University, and graduated on the Deans List. After moving to LA, her career started in 1995 when she beat out many hundreds of people for a starring role on the sketch comedy show, _"MADtv". The show became a big hit and Nicole was one of the breakout stars of the show...
“ 1.19 - Contact
Jen Caulder ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
9.
“ 1.19 - Contact
1.22 - Slaves
Audrey Jackson ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
10.
Jennifer Esposito
Actress, Crash
Jennifer Esposito was born on April 19, 1973 in Brooklyn, New York, to Phyllis, an interior decorator, and Robert Esposito, a computer consultant and music producer. Esposito launched her career with an appearance on Law & Order in 1996. She went on to play the character of "Stacey Paterno" in 36 episodes on the hit TV series, Spin City, starring alongside Michael J. Fox...
“ 1.20 - Remorse
Sara Logan ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
11.
Carole Shelley
Though English-born, Carole Shelley has spent almost her entire award-winning career in the theatre in America, becoming one of Broadway's mainstays and a true pioneer of the American theatre. A naturalized US citizen, Shelley stays busy on all fronts in the entertainment industry in films, television and...
“ 1.21 - Nocturne
Judge Pamela Mizener ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
12.
Andrew McCarthy
Andrew McCarthy grew up in Westfield, New Jersey, until he was 15. He then moved to Bernardsville, and attended a prep school called the Pingry School, where he performed in plays and musicals and played basketball. At 18, he went to New York University as a theatre major and wound up as the lead in the 1983 film Class...
“ 1.22 - Slaves
Randolph Morrow ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
13.
“ 1.22 - Slaves
Registrar
10.8 - Persona
10.22 - Zebras
Julia Zimmer ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
14.
“ 2.5 - Baby Killer
Mrs Barrera
4.1 - Chameleon
Lisa Perez ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
15.
LaChanze
Actress, The Help
“ 2.5 - Baby Killer
Ms Pivik
9.15 - Undercover
Amber ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
16.
“ 2.9 - Pixies
Ilya Korska ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
17.
Hayden Panettiere
Hayden Leslie Panettiere was born on 21st August 1989 in Palisades, New York, to actress Lesley Vogel and fire department captain Skip Panettiere. Her younger brother is actor Jansen Panettiere. She has Italian, and some English and German, ancestry. Her mother got her started in the business by doing commercials when she was just 11 months old...
“ 2.11 - Abuse
Ashley Austin Black
6.15 - Hooked
Angela Agnelli ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
18.
Eric Roberts
One of Hollywood's edgier, more intriguing characters running around and about for decades, Eric Anthony Roberts started life in Biloxi, Mississippi. He is the son of Betty Lou (Bredemus) and Walter Grady Roberts, one-time actors and playwrights. His siblings are actors Lisa Roberts Gillan and Julia Roberts...
“ 2.13 - Victims
Sam Winfield ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
19.
“ 2.14 - Paranoia
Sgt Karen Smythe ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
20.
Eddie Cahill
Actor, CSI: NY
Edmund P. Cahill, or better known as Eddie Cahill, was born on January 15, 1978 in New York City, New York. He is probably best known for playing the role of Detective Don Flack on the hit series, CSI: NY. Eddie came from a family of Irish and Italian descent. He spent his years growing up in New York City with his family...
“ 2.17 - Folly
Tommy Dowd ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
21.
Margot Kidder
Actress, Superman
Margot Kidder was born Margaret Ruth Kidder in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, to Jocelyn Mary "Jill" (Wilson), a history teacher from British Columbia, and Kendall Kidder, a New Mexico-born mining engineer and explosives expert. Margot was a delightful child who took pride in everything she did...
“ 2.20 - Pique
Grace Mayberry ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
22.
Chad Lowe
Chad Lowe is an American actor, director, and producer. He was born Charles Davis Lowe II in Dayton, Ohio, to Barbara Lynn (Hepler), a school teacher, and Charles Davis Lowe, a trial lawyer. He is the younger brother of actor Rob Lowe. Chad first appeared opposite Rob in the movie Oxford Blues...
“ 2.20 - Pique
Jason Mayberry ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
23.
Karen Allen
Karen Jane Allen was born in Carrollton, rural southern Illinois, to Patricia (Howell), a teacher, and Carroll Thompson Allen, an FBI agent. Karen spent her first 10 years traveling around the country with her parents and two sisters. She was always "the new girl in school". Acting did not really cross...
“ 2.21 - Scourge
Paula Varney ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
24.
Amy Irving
Actress, Carrie
Naturally brunette/blue-eyed beauty Amy Davis Irving was born in Palo Alto, California. She is the youngest of three children, and the daughter of influential theatrical/television director and producer Jules Irving, and actress Priscilla Pointer. Her father was of Russian Jewish descent, and her mother's ancestry includes English, Scots-Irish, Welsh, Jewish, and German...
“ 3.1 - Repression
Rebecca Ramsay ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
25.
Sarah Hyland
Actress, Modern Family
Sarah Hyland was born in New York City to actors Melissa D. Canaday and Edward James Hyland. She began in the business at the age of 4 with commercial work and voice overs. Her first film was Private Parts. She then moved on to The Object of My Affection and then spent time on Another World as "Rain Wolfe", a child found in the park...
“ 3.1 - Repression
Lily Ramsey
10.12 - Hothouse
Jennifer Banks ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
26.
Liza Weil
Actress, Gilmore Girls
Liza Weil's childhood was spent traveling around the world with her parents, who were members of The Mad House of London, a prestigious comedy troupe known throughout Europe. At the age of 7, Liza's family settled in a small town in Pennsylvania, and soon after, she began performing in local theater...
“ 3.5 - Tangled
Lara Todd ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
27.
Marni Nixon
Actress, Mulan
"Loverly" soprano Marni Nixon has ensured herself a proper place in film history although most moviegoers would not recognize her if they passed her on the street. But if you heard her, that might be a horse of a different color. Marni is one of those unsung heroes (or should I say "much sung" heroes) whose incredible talents were given short shrift at the time...
“ 3.6 - Redemption
Edna Dumas ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
28.
Mark-Paul Gosselaar
Mark-Paul Gosselaar was born March 1, 1974 in Panorama City, California. His father, Hans Gosselaar, who is from the Netherlands, is of Dutch Jewish and German descent, and was a plant supervisor at Anheuser-Busch. His mother, Paula (van den Brink), was born in Indonesia, of Dutch and Indonesian descent; she worked as an airline hostess...
“ 3.7 - Sacrifice
Wesley Janson/Peter Ivanhoe ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
29.
Elizabeth Banks
Elizabeth Banks was born Elizabeth Mitchell in Pittsfield, a small city in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts near the New York border, on February 10, 1974. She is the daughter of Ann (Wallace), who worked in a bank, and Mark P. Mitchell, a factory worker. Elizabeth describes herself as having been seen as a "goody two-shoes" in her youth who was nominated for the local Harvest Queen...
“ 3.7 - Sacrifice
Jaina Janson ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
30.
Piper Laurie
Actress, Carrie
Piper Laurie was born Rosetta Jacobs in Detroit, Michigan, on January 22, 1932, to Charlotte Sadie (Alperin) and Alfred Jacobs, a furniture dealer. Her father was a Polish Jewish immigrant and her mother was of Russian Jewish descent. Her father moved the family to Los Angeles, California, when she was 6-years-old...
“ 3.9 - Care
Dorothy Rudd ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
31.
Dianne Wiest
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...
“ 3.10 - Ridicule
4.1 - Chameleon
DA Nora Lewin ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
32.
John Ritter
Jonathan Southworth Ritter was born in Burbank, California, on September 17, 1948. He was the son of legendary country singer/actor Tex Ritter and his wife, actress Dorothy Fay. The couple married in 1941 and had their first child, Tom Ritter, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. John was destined to follow in his parents footsteps...
“ 3.11 - Monogamy
Dr. Richard Manning ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
33.
Bobby Cannavale
Actor, Ant-Man
In both career and in real life, Bobby Cannavale tends to choose the unconventional way of doing things. In the beginning, his decisions may have cost the dark, swarthily good-looking actor some acting roles and/or good-paying money but, in the end, his strong work ethic and sense of self, despite a lack of formal training...
“ 3.11 - Monogamy
Kyle Novacek ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
34.
Ty Burrell
Tyler Gerald Burrell was born on August 22, 1967 in Grants Pass, Oregon, where his family owned a business. He is the son of Sheri Rose (Hauck), a teacher, and Gary Gerald Burrell, a family therapist, and is primarily of English and German ancestry. He earned a BA from Southern Oregon University and...
“ 3.15 - Execution
Alan Messinger ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
35.
Emily Deschanel
Actress, Bones
Emily Erin Deschanel (born October 11, 1976) is an American actress and producer. She is best known for starring in the Fox crime procedural comedy-drama series Bones as Dr. Temperance Brennan since 2005. Deschanel was born in Los Angeles, California, to cinematographer and director Caleb Deschanel and actress Mary Jo Deschanel (née Weir)...
“ 3.17 - Surveilance
Cassie Germaine ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
36.
“ 3.17 - Surveilance
Robert Prescott ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
37.
Judith Light
Judith Light was born February 9, 1949 in Trenton, New Jersey to Pearl Sue and Sidney Light. Judith later graduated from St. Mary's Hall-Doane Academy in Burlington, New Jersey, and later enrolled at Carnegie-Mellon University, where she earned a degree in drama. With several television appearances, perhaps Judith is best remembered as Angela Bower in the 1980's sitcom Who's the Boss?.
“ 3.18 - Guilt
3.19 - Jusitice
3.21 - Denial
3.22 - Competence
3.23 - Silence
4.1 - Chameleon
4.9 - Juvenile
4.11 - Damaged
4.14 - Mercy
6.3 - Obscene
6.6 - Conscience
6.8 - Doubt
Bureau Chief Elizabeth Donnelly
7.8 - Starved
7.9 - Rockabye
7.12 - Infected
7.16 - Gone
8.10 - Scheherazade
8.15 - Haystack
8.18 - Responsible
8.22 - Screwed
9.19 - Cold
10.8 - Persona
10.22 - Zebras
11.15 - Confidential
12.3 - Behave
Judge Elizabeth Donnelly ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
38.
Henry Winkler
Henry Franklin Winkler was born on October 30, 1945, in Manhattan, New York. His parents, Ilse Anna Maria (Hadra) and Harry Irving Winkler, were Jewish immigrants who avoided the German Holocaust, moving to the US in 1939. His father was the president of an international lumber company while his mother worked alongside his father...
“ 3.20 - Greed
Edwin Todd/Edward Crandall ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
39.
Mary Steenburgen
Mary Steenburgen is an Academy Award-winning American actress. She was born February 8, 1953, in Newport, Arkansas, USA. Her mother, Nellie May (Wall) Steenburgen, was a school-board secretary, and her father, Maurice H. Steenburgen, was a freight-train conductor. Her surname comes from distant Dutch ancestry, and her roots also include English, Scottish, and Welsh...
“ 3.21 - Denial
Grace Renato ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
40.
Martha Plimpton
Actress, Raising Hope
She has show biz in her blood. Martha Plimpton was born November 16, 1970, in New York City to two actors: Keith Carradine and Shelley Plimpton. Martha began her career at age 8, when her mom had a friend of hers, composer Elizabeth Swados, enroll her in an actors' workshop. At age 10, she got a small part in Rollover, and also made a series of Calvin Klein commercials...
“ 3.21 - Denial
Claire Renato ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
41.
Estelle Parsons
The charming, witty, and immeasurably gifted Estelle Parsons was born November 20, 1927 in Lynn, Massachusetts, to Elinor and Eben Parsons. She attended the Oak Grove School for Girls in Maine, and later graduated from Connecticut College in 1949. She worked as a singer with a band before she became the first Women's Editor on Today...
“ 3.21 - Denial
Rose Renato ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
42.
Sherilyn Fenn
The sultry, versatile Sherilyn Fenn was born Sheryl Ann Fenn into a family of musicians of Italian and Hungarian descent on her mother's side and of Irish and French descent on her father's. Her mother Arlene Quatro played keyboard in rock bands, her aunt is rock-star Suzi Quatro and her grandfather Art Quatro was a jazz musician...
“ 4.2 - Deception
Gloria Stanfield ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
43.
Michael Gross
Michael Gross was born in 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, to Virginia Ruth (Cahill), a telephone operator, and William Oscar Gross, a tool designer. He was involved with a gang for a couple of years during high school before becoming a better student. He went on to be senior class president. Received an M.F.A...
“ 4.4 - Lust
Arthur Esterman ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
44.
Kate Levering
Kate Levering grew up in Sacramento, California and graduated from El Camino Fundamental High School in 1997. Participated in school plays, acting, and dancing classes until she left California for New York to pursue Broadway.
“ 4.4 - Lust
Kittie ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
45.
John Heard
Actor, Home Alone
John Heard is a very talented actor who established himself in the late 1970s and early '80s with roles in the movies Between the Lines, Chilly Scenes of Winter (1979) (a.k.a. "Head Over Heels"), and Heart Beat (1981) (in which he played Jack Kerouac to Nick Nolte's Neal Cassady and Sissy Spacek's...
“ 4.5 - Disappearing Acts
Peter Sipes/Gregory Rossovitch ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
46.
Pam Grier
Actress, Jackie Brown
Pam Grier was born in Winston-Salem, NC, one of four children of Gwendolyn Sylvia (Samuels), a nurse, and Clarence Ransom Grier Jr., an Air Force mechanic. Pam has been a major African-American star from the early 1970s. Her career started in 1971, when Roger Corman of New World Pictures launched her with The Big Doll House...
“ 4.5 - Disappearing Acts
4.15 - Pandora
Asst. US Attorney Claudia Williams ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
47.
Bruce Davison
Actor, X-Men
With his blond, clean-cut, Ivy League handsomeness and ready-whipped smile reminiscent of Kennedyesque times, actor Bruce Davison fits the prototype of today's more current crop of fresh-faced, likable blonds such as Brian Kerwin and Aaron Eckhart. While it proved difficult at times for the actor to get past those perfect features and find meatier roles...
“ 4.8 - Waste
Dr. Graham Mandell ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
48.
Rainn Wilson
Actor, The Office
Rainn Wilson lives in Los Angeles with his wife, fiction writer Holiday Reinhorn (Big Cats), and his son, Walter McKenzie Wilson who was born in 2004. He grew up in Seattle, Washington but graduated from New Trier H.S. in Winnetka, Illinois. After attending both Tufts University and the University of Washington...
“ 4.8 - Waste
Janitor ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
49.
Illeana Douglas
Actress, Ghost World
Born with show business in her blood, Illeana is the granddaughter of screen legend Melvyn Douglas. Illeana began studying acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York. In 1987 working for a publicist in New York led to her first movie role. Illeana appeared in several Martin Scorsese films.
“ 4.9 - Juvenile
4.10 - Resilence
4.16 - Tortured
Gina Bernardo ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
50.
Connor Paolo
Connor Paolo was born July 11, 1990 in New York City, New York, to Julia Mendelsohn, a vocal coach and classical pianist, and Colin Paolo, a writer. In 2006, he attended the professional performing arts school featured in the movie Fame. Then he began taking acting classes at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute and now studies with Peggy Lewis...
“ 4.9 - Juvenile
Zachary Connor
7.21 - Web
Teddy Winnock ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
51.
“ 4.11 - Damaged
Peter Kurtz
13.2 - Personal Fouls
Coach Ray Masters ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
52.
Bryan Callen
Actor, Warrior
Born in Manila, Philippines, Bryan Callen made his television debut as a series regular on MADtv and the HBO prison series Oz. He was recently seen as Kirstie Alley's wisecracking assistant on Showtime's comedy series Fat Actress. Callen has appeared on several television series including Sex and the City...
“ 4.12 - Risk
Derek Pfeiffer ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
53.
“ 4.14 - Mercy
Dr. Judah Platner ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
54.
Sarah Wayne Callies
Sarah Wayne Callies was born in La Grange, Illinois, and was raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, the daughter of Valerie Wayne, an professor of English, and David E. Callies, a law professor. She graduated from Dartmouth College and received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Denver's National Theatre Conservatory...
“ 4.17 - Privilege
Jenny Rochester ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
55.
“ 4.18 - Desperate
Dan Hoffman ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
56.
Frank Langella
Frank Langella was born in Bayonne, New Jersey, to Angelina and Frank A. Langella, a business executive. He is of Italian descent. A stage and screen actor of extreme versatility, Frank Langella won acclaim on the New York stage in "Seascape" and followed it up with the title role in the Edward Gorey production of "Dracula"...
“ 4.20 - Dominance
Al Baker ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
57.
Fred Savage
Fred Savage was born July 9, 1976. he began acting at age 9 with Jay Underwood in The Boy Who Could Fly. At the age of twelve, he was cast the lead role of the series The Wonder Years. It became a good show, and on the pilot, he got his first kiss. He was later in the movie Vice Versa with Judge Reinhold and then in Little Monsters...
“ 4.22 - Futility
Michael Gardner ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
58.
“ 5.1 - Tragedy
Melinda Granville ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
59.
Rory Culkin
Actor, Signs
Rory Culkin was born in New York City, New York. He is the youngest son of Christopher Culkin, a former stage and child actor, and Patricia Brentrup. He is the brother of Shane Culkin, Dakota Culkin, Macaulay Culkin, Kieran Culkin, Quinn Culkin, and Christian Culkin. His mother, who is from North Dakota...
“ 5.2 - Maniac
Joe Blaine ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
60.
Beverly D'Angelo
Intriguing, inspiring, and never less than interesting -- key adjectives in describing the career of Beverly D'Angelo, which has well passed the three-decade mark. Perhaps deserving better movies than she generally found herself in, she nevertheless was always an object of fascination and the one to watch...
“ 5.6 - Coerced
5.7 - Choice
5.10 - Shaken
9.6 - Svengali
9.16 - Closet
Rebecca Balthus ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
61.
George Segal
George Segal was born on February 13, 1934 in Great Neck, Long Island, New York, to Fannie Blanche (Bodkin) and George Segal, Sr., a malt and hop agent. All of his grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants. After a stint in the military, he made his bones as a stage actor before being cast in his first meaty film role in The Young Doctors...
“ 5.8 - Abomination
Dr. Roger Tate ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
62.
Jacqueline Bisset
Actress, Bullitt
Jacqueline Bisset has been an international film star since the late 1960s. She received her first roles mainly because of her stunning beauty, but over time she has become a fine actress respected by fans and critics alike. Bisset has worked with directors John Huston, François Truffaut, George Cukor and Roman Polanski...
“ 5.9 - Control
Juliet Barclay ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
63.
Austin Pendleton
Actor Austin Pendleton was born March 27, 1940 in Warren, Ohio to Frances and Thorn Pendleton. He graduated from Yale University. He later became an ensemble member of the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago, and acted in several of the theater's productions. His first film appearance in Petulia, a minor and uncredited role. Since, he has made over 100 appearances in television and film.
“ 5.9 - Control
Horace Gorman ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
64.
“ 5.9 - Control
Grandfather ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
65.
“ 5.11 - Escape
Deputy Marshal Andy Eckerson ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
66.
Fionnula Flanagan
Actress, The Others
Fionnula Flanagan was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland. From an early age she grew up speaking both English and Irish on a daily basis. Her parents weren't native Irish speakers but wanted Fionnula and her four siblings to learn the language. Her mother used to say, "A nation without a language is a nation without a soul"...
“ 5.11 - Escape
Sheila Baxter ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
67.
Milo Ventimiglia
Milo Ventimiglia is an American actor. He was born in Anaheim, California, to Carol (Wilson) and Peter Ventimiglia. His father is of Italian/Sicilian descent, and his mother has English and Scottish ancestry. First coming of notice playing the reckless and too smart for his own good 'Jess' on WB's "Gilmore Girls"...
“ 5.11 - Escape
Lee Healy ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
68.
“ 5.12 - Brotherhood
Xander Henry ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
69.
Serena Williams
Self, Wimbledon
Serena Williams, is one of the top female tennis player in the world, has always maintained a level of interest. She earned her first grand slam singles title at the U.S. Open back in 1999, and made a string of four straight grand slam singles title wins - the 2002 French, Wimbledon, and U.S. Open titles...
“ 5.12 - Brotherhood
Chloe Spears ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
70.
Helen Slater
Helen Slater was born in Bethpage, New York, to Alice Joan (Citrin), a lawyer and peace activist, and Gerald Slater, a television executive. She was raised in Massapequa, Long Island, New York, and is of Eastern European Jewish descent. Appearing in many shows as a child, she attended the New York High School of Performing Arts...
“ 5.15 - Families
Susan Coyle ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
71.
Marlo Thomas
Many well-known and highly identifiable actresses have tried and failed to make the arduous crossover from fizzy TV sitcom star to mature, dramatic artist. Usually, it was their hardcore fans who refused to accept them in any other light. Sally Field and Elizabeth Montgomery come to mind first as two actresses who somehow managed to make the none-too-easy adjustment...
“ 5.16 - Home
5.19 - Sick
5.20 - Lowdown
5.24 - Poison
Judge Mary Clark ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
72.
“ 5.17 - Mean
Andrea Kent ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
73.
“ 5.21 - Criminal
Rudy Lemcke
14.4 - Acceptable Loss
Mr Wiggins ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
74.
Marlee Matlin
Marlee Beth Matlin was in Morton Grove, Illinois, to Libby (Hammer) and Donald Matlin, an automobile dealer. She has two older brothers. Her family is of Russian Jewish and Polish Jewish descent. Marlee lost much of her hearing at the age of eighteen months. That did not stop her from acting in a children's...
“ 5.22 - Painless
6.22 - Parts
Dr. Amy Solwey ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
75.
Tom Skerritt
Actor, Alien
Lean, ruggedly handsome leading man and supporting actor whose "outdoor" looks have improved with age, Tom Skerritt attended Wayne State University and UCLA, and was first noticed in a UCLA production of "The Rainmaker" before making his movie debut in War Hunt. However, he spent most of the next decade in television...
“ 5.24 - Poison
Judge Oliver Taft ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
76.
Cynthia Gibb
Actress, Youngblood
Cynthia Gibb was born in Bennington, Vermont, USA on December 14, 1963 to a ballet dancer and teacher. Gibb's early dance training lent grace to her fresh-faced beauty, qualities which won her a modeling contract with New York's Eileen Ford Agency at age 14. Within a year she was on the cover of "Vogue" and "Young Miss." Spotted in a magazine by Woody Allen...
“ 5.24 - Poison
Karen Campbell ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
77.
Coco Austin
Nicole Austin was born in 1979 in Palos Verdes, California. Austin later lived in Albequerque, New Mexico at the age of 10. She began dancing and acting during her childhood and teenage years. Once becoming an adult, Austin began to modeling in swimsuit competitions, calendars, catalogs and videos. Once becoming a model...
“ 5.25 - Head
Porn Queen
9.8 - Fight
Traci Bell
13.11 - Theatre Tricks
Venus ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
78.
Lea Thompson
Lea Katherine Thompson was born on May 31, 1961, in Rochester, Minnesota. She is the youngest of five children. Her parents are Barbara Anne (Barry) and Clifford Elwin "Cliff" Thompson. Since all her siblings were much older than she, Lea says it seemed like she had more than two parents. The family lived in the Starlight Motel...
“ 6.1 - Birthright
Michelle Osborne ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
79.
Abigail Breslin
Academy Award-nominated actress Abigail Breslin is one of the most sought-after actors of her generation. Her unique and charismatic talents have contributed to her versatile roles in both comedy and drama. Most recently, Breslin starred in the first season of the horror-comedy series, "Scream Queens" opposite Emma Roberts...
“ 6.1 - Birthright
Patty Branson ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
80.
Ming-Na Wen
Actress, Mulan
Ming-Na ("enlightenment") was born on the island of Macau, forty miles from Hong Kong. Her mother, Lin Chan Wen, divorced her father when Ming-Na was only a toddler. She has an older brother named Jonathan. After the divorce, they moved to Hong Kong where her mother became a nurse. There her mother met Soo Lim Yee...
“ 6.2 - Debt
Li Mei ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
81.
Dana Delany
Actress, China Beach
Dana Welles Delany was born on March 13, 1956, in New York City and raised in Stamford, Connecticut. Dana knew early in life that she wanted to be an actress. Following graduation from Wesleyan University, this tall (5'7") beauty moved to New York and developed her skills working in daytime television and theater...
“ 6.3 - Obscene
Carolyn Spencer ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
82.
Anne Meara
Comedienne Anna Meara was born September 20, 1929, in Brooklyn, New York, to Mary (Dempsey) and Edward Joseph Meara, who were both of Irish descent. She and her husband, Jerry Stiller were members of the improvisational company, the Compass Players, which later became SCTV. They performed as a duo under the name "Stiller and Meara"...
“ 6.4 - Scavenger
Ida Becker
14.9 - Dreams Deferred
Irene Kerns ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
83.
Amanda Seyfried
Actress, Mamma Mia!
Amanda Seyfried was born and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to Ann (Sander), an occupational therapist, and Jack Seyfried, a pharmacist. She is of German, and some English and Scottish, ancestry. She began modeling when she was eleven, and acted in high school productions as well as taking singing lessons...
“ 6.5 - Outcry
Tandi McCain ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
84.
Kyle MacLachlan
Actor, Twin Peaks
The "boy next door, if that boy spent lots of time alone in the basement", is how Rich Cohen described Kyle MacLachlan in a 1994 article for "Rolling Stone" magazine. That distinctly askew wholesomeness made MacLachlan a natural to become famous as the alter ego of twisted director David Lynch...
“ 6.6 - Conscience
Dr. Brett Morton
13.3 - Blood Brothers
Andrew Raines ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
85.
Shannyn Sossamon
Shannyn Sossamon, who credits her striking looks to a mix of English, French, Hawaiian, Dutch, Irish, Filipino, and German ancestry, was born Shannon Marie Kahololani Sossamon in Honolulu, Hawaii. At the age of one, Shannyn and her family moved to a new locale: Reno, Nevada. Her youth was spent at a dance studio...
“ 6.8 - Doubt
Myra Denning ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
86.
Mary Stuart Masterson
Mary Stuart Masterson started acting before the age of ten, when she appeared in The Stepford Wives in 1975 with her father. Afterwards, at the direction of her parents, Mary Stuart led a life outside of the limelight, attending school in New York. She appeared in a few productions at New York's Dalton School...
“ 6.9 - Weak
6.11 - Contagious
6.12 - Identity
7.4 - Ripped
8.16 - Philadelphia
Dr. Rebecca Henderix ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
87.
Matthew Modine
The youngest of seven, Matthew was born in Loma Linda, Ca, to Dolores (Warner), a bookkeeper, and Mark Alexander Modine, a drive-in theater manager. After graduating high school in Imperial Beach, Ca. Modine moved to NYC (1979). Matthew studied with Stella Adler at her Conservatory of Acting. While still a student of hers...
“ 6.17 - Rage
Gordon Rickett ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
88.
“ 6.18 - Pure
Sebastian Ballentine/Henry Palaver ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
89.
Cathy Moriarty
Actress, Raging Bull
Cathy Moriarty was born November 29, 1960 in the Bronx, New York, to Irish immigrants, Catherine and John Moriarty, a warehouse worker. She was raised in Westchester County, New York and began acting in local dinner theaters while still in high school. At 17, she auditioned for what would be her most memorable role to film aficionados...
“ 6.19 - Intoxicated
Denise Eldridge
14.22 - Poisoned Motive
Lt Toni Howard ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
90.
Alfred Molina
Alfred Molina was born in 1953 in London, England. His mother, Giovanna (Bonelli), was an Italian-born cook and cleaner, and his father, Esteban Molina, was a Spanish-born waiter and chauffeur. He studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. His stage work includes two major Royal National Theatre productions...
“ 6.20 - Night
Gabriel Duvall ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
91.
Angela Lansbury
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...
“ 6.20 - Night
Eleanor Duvall ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
92.
Bradley Cooper
Bradley Charles Cooper was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His mother, Gloria (Campano), is of Italian descent, and worked for a local NBC station. His father, Charles John "Charlie" Cooper, who was of Irish descent, was a stockbroker. He has a sister, Holly. Immediately after Bradley graduated from the Honors English program at Georgetown University in 1997...
“ 6.20 - Night
Jason Whitaker ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
93.
Judith Ivey
Judith Ivey was born September 4, 1951 in El Paso, Texas, to Dorothy Lee (Lewis), a teacher, and Nathan Aldean Ivey, a college instructor and dean. From 1965-1968, Judith spent time in Dowagiac, Michigan where she attended Union High School until tenth grade. She graduated from Marion High School in Marion...
“ 6.21 - Blood
Jenny's Attorney
14.24 - Her Negotiation
Alice Parker ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
94.
Robert Patrick
Robert Hammond Patrick Jr. was born on November 5, 1958 in Marietta, Georgia, and raised in Columbus, Ohio, the eldest of 5 children. He attended the Bowling Green State University in Ohio, but dropped out after he took a drama course and became interested in acting. After leaving college, he took a job as a house painter and continued as such until a boating accident in Lake Erie in 1984...
“ 7.1 - Demons
Ray Schenkel ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
95.
Estella Warren
Estella Warren was a synchronized swimmer from the age of 7 until 17 in her native Canada. She moved away from home at 12 to train for the Canadian National Team. She was the Canadian National Champion for three years and represented her country at the World Aquatic Championship, where she placed second...
“ 7.2 Design
April Troost ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
96.
Marcia Gay Harden
Actress, Into the Wild
Marcia Gay Harden was born on August 14, 1959, in La Jolla, California, the third of five children. Her mother, Beverly (Bushfield), was a homemaker, and her father, Thad Harold Harden, was in the military. The family relocated often -- she first became interested in the theater when the family was living in Greece...
“ 7.6 - Raw
Star Morrison/FBI Agent Dana Lewis
8.1 - Informed
12.8 - Penetration
14.14 - Secrets Exhumed
FBI Agent Dana Lewis ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
97.
Dean Cain
Dean Cain was born Dean George Tanaka in Mount Clemens, Michigan, to actress Sharon Thomas Cain and Roger Tanaka. His mother married his adoptive father, director Christopher Cain, when Dean was three. Though he grew up in Malibu and attended Santa Monica High School, his career plans favored professional football over acting...
“ 7.8 - Starved
Dr. Mike Jergens ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
98.
Teri Garr
Teri Garr can claim a career in show business by birthright. She was born in Lakewood, Ohio, the daughter of Eddie Garr (born Edward Leo Gonnoud), a Broadway stage and film actor, and Phyllis Garr (née Emma Schmotzer), a dancer. Her maternal grandparents were Austrian, and her father was of Irish descent...
“ 7.8 - Starved
Minerva Grahame-Bishop ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
99.
Rebecca De Mornay
Rebecca De Mornay was born 1959 as Rebecca Jane Pearch in Santa Rosa, California. She is the daughter of Julie (Eagar) and Wally George (born George Walter Pearch), a television and radio commentator. Her paternal grandmother was child actress Eugenia Clinchard. Her parents divorced when she was young...
“ 7.15 - Manipulated
Tessa McKellan ” - joanna-f-bourke
 
100.
“ 7.19 - Fault
Victor Paul Gitano ” - joanna-f-bourke