My Favorite 103 Actors and Actressesby anthony-rigoni | created - 05 Apr 2012 | updated - 01 Sep 2012 | Public
There are great actors and actresses and these guys are included. Here are my 103 favorite actors and actresses. Can you find your favorite actor or actress in this list? Good luck! Thank you for the 800 views.
1. Lucille Ball
Actress | I Love Lucy
The woman who will always be remembered as the crazy, accident-prone, lovable Lucy Ricardo was born Lucille Desiree Ball on August 6, 1911 in Jamestown, New York. Her father died before she was four, and her mother worked several jobs, so she and her younger brother were raised by their ...
She's the Queen of Comedy! If she's not the red-head who can make people laugh their heads off, I don't know who else! Famous for my two favorite TV shows, I Love Lucy and the Lucy Show.
2. Moe Howard
Actor | Dancing Lady
Moe Howard, the "Boss Stooge" and brother of Stooges Curly Howard and Shemp Howard, began his acting career in 1909 by playing bit roles in silent Vitagraph films. At 17 he joined a troupe working on a showboat and also appeared in several two-reel comedy shorts. In 1922 he, brother Shemp and Larry...
Look out all you Curlys and Larrys out there! Don't mess with this Stooge or he'll poke your eyes out!
3. Larry Fine
Actor | Scrambled Brains
Larry began performing as a violinist at a young age. During his teenage years, he earned his living as a singer and boxer. At 18, Larry began working vaudeville with "The Haney Sisters and Fine" and in 1925, he joined Ted Healy and Moe Howard in the act that would eventually become The Three ...
He charms millions with his violin playing and his curly, red hair. He's the Middle Man of Mystery.
4. Curly Howard
Actor | An Ache in Every Stake
Jerome "Curly" Howard, the rotund, bald Stooge with the high voice was the most popular member of The Three Stooges. His first stage experience was as a comedic conductor for the Orville Knapp Band in 1928. Curly joined The Three Stooges in 1932, replacing his brother Shemp Howard. He made more ...
Nyuk-Nyuk-Nyuk! This guy is my favorite stooge! He's soitenly a character.
Actor | The General
Joseph Frank Keaton was born on October 4, 1895 in Piqua, Kansas, to Joe Keaton and Myra Keaton. Joe and Myra were Vaudevillian comedians with a popular, ever-changing variety act, giving Keaton an eclectic and interesting upbringing. In the earliest days on stage, they traveled with a medicine ...
He is known for his trademark stone-face and his porkpie hat. He even does his own stunts! Famous for the 1926 movie: The General.
Actress | Singin' in the Rain
Debbie Reynolds was born Mary Frances Reynolds in El Paso, Texas, the second child of Maxine N. (Harmon) and Raymond Francis Reynolds, a carpenter for the Southern Pacific Railroad. Her film career began at MGM after she won a beauty contest at age 16 impersonating Betty Hutton. Reynolds wasn't a ...
Now, who could forget this gal? She's famous for being Kathy Seldon from Singin' in the Rain and being Charlotte from Charlotte's Web.
7. Henry Gibson
Actor | Nashville
Henry Gibson was born on 21 September 1935 in Germantown, Pennsylvnia. Before appearing in films and television series, he was a child star on the stage during the 1940s and during the late 1950s he was an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force. His screen debut came in 1963 when he was cast in...
There is no other unique actor like Henry Gibson. Known for being Mr. Nabbit from the Pound Puppies TV Special and Wilbur from Charlotte's Web. BTW, great singing voice!!!
8. Oliver Hardy
Actor | Sons of the Desert
Although his parents were never in show business, as a young boy Oliver Hardy was a gifted singer and, by age eight, was performing with minstrel shows. In 1910 he ran a movie theatre, which he preferred to studying law. In 1913 he became a comedy actor with the Lubin Company in Florida and began ...
With his friend, Stan Laurel, there's no stopping this lovable guy. Known for his catchphrase "Well, here's another fine mess you've gotten me into!"
9. Stan Laurel
Actor | Pardon Us
Stan Laurel came from a theatrical family, his father was an actor and theatre manager, and he made his stage debut at the age of 16 at Pickard's Museum, Glasgow. He traveled with Fred Karno's vaudeville company to the United States in 1910 and again in 1913. While with that company he was Charles ...
Don't forget Stan's friend, Oliver Hardy! known for saying "Well, I couldn't help it!".
10. Shemp Howard
Actor | Soup to Nuts
Shemp Howard was born Samuel Horwitz in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was also the brother of fellow stooges Moe Howard and Curly Howard. Larry Fine was not related to any of the other stooges.
When not working with The Three Stooges, Shemp made a lot of feature film appearances, such as The Bank Dick...
He may have a mug only a mother could love, but he's still a funny guy!
11. Boris Karloff
Actor | Bride of Frankenstein
Along with fellow actors Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi and Vincent Price, Boris Karloff is recognized as one of the true icons of horror cinema, and the actor most closely identified with the general public's perception of the "monster" from the classic Mary Shelley book, "Frankenstein". William Henry ...
What would Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas be without this guy? He performed voice of the Grinch perfectly!
12. Dan Gilvezan
Actor | Transformers
Dan Gilvezan was born in south St. Louis, just a stone's throw (although you really shouldn't throw stones) from the legendary Anheuser-Busch brewery. The oldest of three children, Gilvezan's penchant for performing became apparent at an early age when he began charging the neighborhood kids a ...
How can you not find this guy great? He's known for the role of Cooler from the Pound Puppies TV Series.
13. Nancy Cartwright
Actress | The Simpsons
Nancy Cartwright was born on October 25, 1957 in Dayton, Ohio, USA as Nancy Jean Cartwright. She is an actress, known for The Simpsons (1989), The Simpsons Movie (2007) and Godzilla (1998). She was previously married to Warren Murphy.
I love this woman! She's known for the role of adorable Bright Eyes from the Pound Puppies TV Series and as trouble-making Bart Simpson from the the Simpsons.
14. Ruth Buzzi
Actress | Laugh-In
Ruth Buzzi was Born July 24, 1936 in South County (Westerly), Rhode Island to Rena Pauline and Angelo Peter Buzzi, a nationally recognized stone sculptor. She Raised in Wequetequock, Connecticut, and attended Stonington High School. She Gained experience as a cheerleader performing before crowds at...
If there's one actress who can do the voice of Nose Marie from the Pound Puppies TV Series, it's Ruth Buzzi.
15. Ami Foster
Actress | Punky Brewster
I wonder where Ami Foster is now? She is known for the voice of Holly from the Pound Puppies TV Series
16. B.J. Ward
Actress | G.I. Joe
B.J. Ward was born on September 16, 1944 in Wilmington, Delaware, USA as Betty Jean Ward. She is an actress, known for G.I. Joe (1985), The Pebble and the Penguin (1995) and G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1983). She was previously married to Gordon Hunt and Donn Trenner.
She is a very great actress. Known for the voice of Whopper in the Pound Puppies TV Series.
17. Robert Morse
With that impish, gap-toothed grin, nervous bundle of energy, Robert Morse could never be contained long enough to become a film star. The live stage would be his calling. He made his debut with the musical, "On the Town", in 1949, and trained with Lee Strasberg, before making his inauspicious film...
Without this guy, who would voice Howler from the Pound Puppies TV Series?
18. Kevin James
Actor | Paul Blart: Mall Cop
Kevin James was born Kevin George Knipfing on April 26, 1965, in Mineola, New York, to Janet, an office worker, and Joseph Valentine Knipfing, Jr., an insurance agency owner. His father was of German descent.
James attended SUNY Cortland where he played fullback on the football team while majoring ...
Make way, Queens, New York, because here comes the King himself... KEVIN JAMES!
19. Lorenzo Music
Actor | Rhoda
Lorenzo Music was born on May 2, 1937 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Gerald David Music. He was an actor and writer, known for Rhoda (1974), Carlton Your Doorman (1980) and The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967). He was married to Henrietta Music. He died on August 4, 2001 in Los Angeles, ...
Have you seen this guy? That's right, he's known for the voice of Garfield in many of Jim Davis' Garfield works.
20. Frank Welker
Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Frank Welker was born on March 12, 1946 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Franklin Wendell Welker. He is an actor, known for Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017).
Great for providing vocal effects.
Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day
With an almost unpronounceable surname and a thick Austrian accent, who would have ever believed that a brash, quick talking bodybuilder from a small European village would become one of Hollywood's biggest stars, marry into the prestigious Kennedy family, amass a fortune via shrewd investments and...
He'll be back. Known for the Terminator.
Actress | That's So Raven
Raven-Symoné Pearman was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Lydia (Gaulden) and Christopher Pearman. At a young age, she moved to New York. While there Raven signed with the Ford Modeling Agency. They sent her out on a audition for a movie called Ghost Dad (1990), which also starred the legendary Bill ...
That's my Raven! She's known for the Disney TV Series, That's so Raven.
23. Damon Wayans
Writer | My Wife and Kids
An outrageous cueball-domed comedian of film and television satire, fortified by a dazzling, sly smile, New York-born Damon Wayans is the third of ten children of Elvira Alethia (Green), a social worker and singer, and Howell Wayans, a supermarket manager. He grew up humbly in the Fulton Housing ...
Is there another actor who would be known as Michael Kyle from My Wife and Kids? Uh..... No!
24. Bill Cosby
Actor | The Cosby Show
Bill Cosby is one of the world's most well-known entertainers and comedians. William Henry Cosby, Jr. was born on July 12, 1937, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Anna Pearl (Hite), a maid, and William Henry Cosby, Sr., a U.S. Navy sailor. After tenth grade, Cosby joined the Navy and completed high...
Hey, Hey, Hey! This beloved actor is known for the Cosby Show and for the voice of Fat Albert in Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids.
25. Doug Walker
Writer | The Nostalgia Critic
Doug Walker was born in Naples, Italy; and because his father was in the Navy, lived in many different places across the United States when he was growing up. He went on to study film at Northern Illinois University, majoring in communications.
After college, he worked as an illustrator and started ...
Beware, bad movies! Here comes Doug Walker and he remembers so you don't have to!
26. Robin Williams
Actor | Mrs. Doubtfire
Robin McLaurin Williams was born on Saturday, July 21st, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois, a great-great-grandson of Mississippi Governor and Senator, Anselm J. McLaurin. His mother, Laurie McLaurin (née Janin), was a former model from Mississippi, and his father, Robert Fitzgerald Williams, was a Ford ...
Will this famous actor rise again? Known for the voice of Genie from Disney's Aladdin.
27. Drake Bell
Actor | Drake & Josh
And for free, he'll play his guitar just for the ladies. Known for being on the Amanda Show and Drake & Josh.
28. Josh Peck
Actor | Mean Creek
Josh Peck was born on November 10, 1986 in New York City, New York, USA as Joshua Michael Peck. He is an actor and producer, known for Mean Creek (2004), Red Dawn (2012) and The Wackness (2008). He has been married to Paige O'Brien since June 19, 2017.
This guy and Drake Bell are the Laurel and Hardy of the 21st Century. Known for being Josh on The amanda Show and Drake & Josh.
29. Harrison Ford
Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark
Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Minsk,...
The greatest action-adventure actor of all time. He's known for the Indiana Jones movies and the Star Wars movies as Han Solo.
30. Groucho Marx
Actor | A Night at the Opera
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...
Where would the Marx Brothers be without this guy. Known for Duck Soup.
31. Harpo Marx
Actor | A Night at the Opera
With the big, poofy, curly red hair, a top hat, and a horn, the lovable mute was the favorite of the Marx Brothers. Though chasing woman was a favorite routine of his in the movies, Harpo was a devoted father and husband. He adopted the mute routine in vaudeville and carried it over to the films. ...
He plays the harp very good. Known for Duck Soup.
32. Chico Marx
Actor | Duck Soup
As a kid trying to negotiate his way through various gang territories to a floating crap game or a new pool hall where he was not yet known as a hustler, Leonard (Chico) Marx learned to fake several accents. Because he later employed an Italian accent in the Marx Brothers' act, people assumed his ...
Well... he does have a nice Italian accent. Known for Duck Soup.
33. Zeppo Marx
Actor | Duck Soup
The youngest of The Marx Brothers, Zeppo was put into the role of the straight man after his brother Gummo left the act. Zeppo also acted as an understudy to all three of his brothers, and he has been said to have played Grouchos part better than Groucho himself. After playing small parts in the ...
And along came the youngest Marx of them all. Known for Duck Soup.
34. Cary Grant
Actor | North by Northwest
Once told by an interviewer, "Everybody would like to be Cary Grant", Grant is said to have replied, "So would I."
Cary Grant was born Archibald Alexander Leach on January 18, 1904 in Horfield, Bristol, England, to Elsie Maria (Kingdon) and Elias James Leach, who worked in a factory. His early years...
If there is a great movie, there's Cary Grant. Known for starring in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest.
35. Tom Hanks
Producer | Cast Away
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California, to Janet Marylyn (Frager), a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an itinerant cook. His mother's family, originally surnamed "Fraga", was entirely Portuguese, while his father was of mostly English ancestry. Tom grew up in what he has ...
Hey-Howdy-Hey, here's Tom Hanks. Very Well known for the Toy Story movies.
36. Tim Allen
Actor | Toy Story
Timothy Allen Dick was born on June 13, 1953, in Denver, Colorado, to Martha Katherine (Fox) and Gerald M. Dick. His father, a real estate salesman, was killed in a collision with a drunk driver while driving his family home from a University of Colorado football game, when Tim was eleven years old...
To infinity... and beyond! Known for the Toy Story movies.
37. Joe Besser
Actor | Let's Make Love
Joe Besser was born on August 12, 1907 in St. Louis, Missouri. Short, chubby, balding, childish character actor who began his career on the vaudeville circuit before breaking into films in the early 1930s. He was a frequent foil of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in their films and played Stinky on ...
Okay, he's not that great, but this guy should be. Known for Africa Screams and being a Stooge.
38. Gene Kelly
Soundtrack | Singin' in the Rain
Eugene Curran Kelly was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the third son of Harriet Catherine (Curran) and James Patrick Joseph Kelly, a phonograph salesman. His father was of Irish descent and his mother was of Irish and German ancestry.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the largest and most powerful studio in...
This guy has a really great singing voice! Known for being Don Lockmond in Singin' in the Rain.
39. Donald O'Connor
Actor | Singin' in the Rain
Born into a vaudeville family, O'Connor was the youthful figure cutting a rug in several Universal musicals of the 1940s. His best-known musical work is probably Singin' in the Rain (1952), in which he did an impressive dance that culminated in a series of backflips off the wall. O'Connor was also ...
How does he do his own stunts? Known for being Cosmo Brown from Singin' in the Rain.
40. Hans Conried
Actor | Peter Pan
Hans Conried was born in Baltimore and raised both there and in New York City. He studied acting at Columbia University, and played many major classical roles onstage. After having been a member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre Company, he was heard as Prof. Kropotkin on the radio show "My Friend ...
Another great actor who should be remembered. Known for being Captain Hook from Disney's Peter Pan and for being Thorin from the Hobbit.
41. Vivian Vance
Actress | I Love Lucy
She was born Vivian Roberta Jones, with a brother and four sisters. After the family moved from Cherryvale to Independence, Kansas, she studied drama under Anna Ingleman and William Inge. Their next move, to Albuquerque, New Mexico brought her to the Albuquerque Little Theatre, which provided her ...
A sidekick to have around. Known for being Ethel Mertz in I Love Lucy.
42. Gale Gordon
Actor | Our Miss Brooks
Gale Gordon was born on February 20, 1906 in New York City, New York, USA as Charles Thomas Aldrich Jr. He was an actor, known for Our Miss Brooks (1952), The 'Burbs (1989) and The Lucy Show (1962). He was married to Virginia Gordon. He died on June 30, 1995 in Escondido, California, USA.
The greatest foil of Lucy-dom. Known for being Theodore J. Mooney in the Lucy Show.
43. Desi Arnaz
Producer | I Love Lucy
Desiderio Alberto Arnaz ye de Acha the Third was born in Santiago, Cuba on March 2, 1917. His father was the mayor of Santiago. The 1933 revolution led by Fulgencio Batista had landed his father in jail and stripped the family of its wealth, property and power. His father was released because of ...
This guy is not only a great actor, he's also a great congo drum player! Known for being Ricky Ricardo in I Love Lucy.
44. William Frawley
Actor | I Love Lucy
William Frawley was born in Burlington, Iowa. As a boy he sang at St. Paul's Catholic Church and played at the Burlington Opera House. His first job was as a stenographer for the Union Pacific Railroad. He did vaudeville with his brother Paul, then joined pianist Franz Rath in an act they took to ...
And what would I Love Lucy be without this guy?
45. Ed O'Neill
Actor | Married with Children
Ed O'Neill is an American actor best known for playing Al Bundy on Married with Children (1986), the most iconic working class character on television since Archie Bunker. Upon his debut on the world stage in Youngstown, Ohio on April 12, 1946, he was christened Edward Philip O'Neill, Jr. Both his ...
He can make people laugh out loud. Known for being Al Bundy from Married... With Children
46. Carol Burnett
Actress | Annie
The entertainment world has enjoyed a five-decade love affair with comedienne/singer Carol Burnett. A peerless sketch performer and delightful, self-effacing personality who rightfully succeeded Lucille Ball as the carrot-topped "Queen of Television Comedy," it was Burnett's traumatic childhood that...
Another Queen of Comedy. Known for the Carol Burnett Show.
47. Pat Carroll
Actress | The Little Mermaid
She has played everything from chatterbox wives to wicked stepsisters on TV, and from Gertrude Stein to Shakespeare's Falstaff on stage. At age 80 plus, the plucky comedienne shows no signs of stopping any time soon. The riotous Pat Carroll was born in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1927, the daughter of...
This woman is known for being Ursula from the Little Mermaid and being Katrina Stoneheart from the Pound Puppies TV Series.
48. Clint Eastwood
Actor | Gran Torino
Clint Eastwood was born May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the son of Clinton Eastwood Sr., a manufacturing executive for Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Ruth Wood, a housewife turned IBM operator. He had a comfortable, middle-class upbringing in nearby Piedmont. At school Clint took interest in music...
He makes bad guys pee in their pants. Known for being Harry Corrigan in Dirty Harry.
49. Henry Fonda
Actor | 12 Angry Men
Henry Jaynes Fonda was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, to Elma Herberta (Jaynes) and William Brace Fonda, who worked in advertising and printing. His recent ancestry included Dutch, English, and Scottish.
Fonda started his acting debut with the Omaha Community Playhouse, a local amateur theater ...
A once-living legend. Known for 12 Angry Men.
50. Miranda Cosgrove
Actress | Despicable Me 2
Miranda Taylor Cosgrove was born May 14, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, to Christina (Casey) and Tom Cosgrove, who owns a dry-cleaning business. She was discovered at a young age singing and dancing around a table in a restaurant, where an agent saw her talent and quickly signed her. Miranda's ...
Once she was Megan Parker in Drake and Josh, now she's Carly Shay in ICarly!
51. Bud Abbott
Long acknowledged as one of the best "straight men" in the business, Bud Abbott was born William Alexander Abbott in Asbury Park, New Jersey, to Rae (Fisher) and Harry Abbott, who had both worked for the Barnum and Bailey Circus. He himself worked in carnivals while still a child and dropped out of ...
Have you seen Lou Costello? Known for the Abbot and Costello Show.
52. Lou Costello
Actor | Hold That Ghost
Lou Costello was born Louis Francis Cristillo in Paterson, New Jersey, to Helen (Rege) and Sebastiano Cristillo. His father was from Calabria, Italy, and his mother was an American of Italian, French, and Irish ancestry. Raised in Paterson, Costello dropped out of high school and headed west to ...
A loveable short sidekick of Bud Abbott. Known for the Abbot and Costello Show.
53. Jackie Gleason
Actor | The Hustler
Comedian, actor, composer and conductor, educated in New York public schools. He was a master of ceremonies in amateur shows, a carnival barker, daredevil driver and a disc jockey., and later a comedian in night clubs. By the mid-1950s he had turned to writing original music and recording a series ...
You better be nice to this guy or it's POW! Right in the Kisser! Known for being Ralph Kramden of the Honeymooners.
54. Art Carney
Actor | Harry and Tonto
Art Carney was born on November 4, 1918 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Arthur William Matthew Carney. He was an actor, known for Harry and Tonto (1974), Going in Style (1979) and Last Action Hero (1993). He was married to Jean Wilson Myers (remarried), Barbara Carney and Jean Wilson Myers. He ...
Hey, Ralphie-boy! It's Art Carney! Known for being Ed Norton of the Honeymooners.
55. Will Smith
Music_department | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden ...
This "Fresh Prince" is known for starring in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
56. Martin Lawrence
Actor | Martin
Martin Lawrence was born on April 16, 1965 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany as Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence. He is an actor and writer, known for Martin (1992), Bad Boys II (2003) and Bad Boys (1995). He has been married to Shamicka Gibbs since July 10, 2010. They have two children. He was ...
This guy is crazy-good! Known for starring in Martin as Martin Payne.
57. Mark Hamill
Actor | Star Wars
Mark Hamill is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy - Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) - a role he would reprise in Star Wars: The Force...
May the force be with him. Known for being Luke Skywalker from the Star Wars movies.
58. Leah Remini
Actress | Old School
Leah Remini was born on June 15, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Leah Marie Remini. She is an actress and producer, known for Old School (2003), The King of Queens (1998) and Fired Up (1997). She has been married to Angelo Pagan since July 19, 2003. They have one child.
Wow! She's hot!! Known for being the short-tempered but sexy Carrie Heffernan from the King of Queens.
59. Jerry Stiller
Actor | Zoolander
As the short, hypertensive male counterpart of the stellar husband-and-wife comedy team "Stiller & Meara", Jerry Stiller and wife Anne Meara were on top of the comedy game in the 1960s, a steady and hilarious presence on television variety, notably The Ed Sullivan Show (1948), on which they ...
I wonder if he's related to Ben Stiller? Known for being the wacky Arthur Spooner from the King of Queens.
60. Dwayne Johnson
Actor | Moana
Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California, to Ata Johnson (born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and Canadian-born professional wrestler Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles). His father is black (of Black Nova Scotian descent), and his ...
Yes, my mom is in love with this guy. Known for the Game Plan.
61. Jonathan Winters
Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Jonathan Harshman Winters III was born on November 11, 1925 in Dayton, Ohio. His father, Jonathan Harshman Winters II, was a banker who became an alcoholic after being crushed in the Great Depression. His parents divorced in 1932. Jonathan and his mother then moved to Springfield to live with his ...
A very respected gentleman. Known for being Sir Quiggly Brokenbottom in Alazakam the Great and Bigelow from the Pound Puppies TV Special.
62. Cole Sprouse
Actor | Riverdale
Cole Sprouse was born in Arezzo, Italy, to American parents, Melanie (Wright) and Matthew Sprouse. Cole began his acting career alongside his identical twin brother at the tender age of six months. From 1993 to 1998 the twins shared the role of Patrick Kelly, on ABC's hit series Grace Under Fire (...
No, this is not Dylan Sprouse. Known for being Cody(Or is it Zack?) Martin from the Sweet Life of Zack and Cody.
63. Dylan Sprouse
Actor | Big Daddy
Dylan Sprouse was born August 4, 1992, in Arezzo, Italy, to American parents, Melanie (Wright) and Matthew Sprouse. Sprouse has acted from the young age of six months and still acts to this day, residing in NYC after receiving his bachelors degree from NYU. Along with acting, Dylan owns a meadery ...
No, this isn't Cole Sprouse. known for being Zack(Or is it Cody?) Martin from the Sweet Life of Zack and Cody.
64. Ashley Tisdale
Actress | High School Musical 3: Senior Year
Ashley Michelle Tisdale (born July 2, 1985) is an American actress, singer, and producer. During her childhood, she appeared in more than 100 TV advertisements and had roles in theatre and television shows. In 2004, she was cast as Maddie Fitzpatrick in Disney Channel's The Suite Life of Zack & ...
If she were my age, I'd marry her. Known for being Maddie Fitzpatrick from the Suite Life of Zack and Cody.
65. Rowan Atkinson
Actor | Johnny English
Rowan Sebastian Atkinson was born on 6 January, 1955, in Consett, Co. Durham, UK, to Ella May (Bainbridge) and Eric Atkinson. His father owned a farm, where Rowan grew up with his two older brothers, Rupert and Rodney. He attended Newcastle University and Oxford University where he earned degrees ...
The best British Comedian of All Time!! Known for being Edmund Blackadder from the Blackadder TV Series and for being Mr. Bean from the TV Series of the same name.
66. Tony Robinson
Actor | Maid Marian and Her Merry Men
Tony Robinson was born on August 15, 1946 in London, England. He is a producer and actor, known for Maid Marian and Her Merry Men (1989), Blackadder Goes Forth (1989) and The NeverEnding Story III (1994). He has been married to Louise Hobbs since June 27, 2011. He was previously married to Mary ...
Rowan Atkinson's sidekick. Known for being the idiotic but beloved Baldrick from the Blackadder TV Series
67. Judy Garland
Actress | The Wizard of Oz
One of the brightest, most tragic movie stars of Hollywood's Golden Era, Judy Garland was a much-loved character whose warmth and spirit, along with her rich and exuberant voice, kept theatre-goers entertained with an array of delightful musicals.
She was born Frances Ethel Gumm on 10 June 1922 in ...
This woman has a lovely singing voice! Known for her role as Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz.
68. Billy Gilbert
Actor | His Girl Friday
The son of singers in the Metropolitan Opera, Billy Gilbert began performing in vaudeville at age 12. He developed a drawn-out, explosive sneezing routine that became his trademark (he was the model for, and voice of, Sneezy in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)). Gilbert's exquisite comic ...
The foil of Laurel and Hardy. Known for his roles as Willy the Giant from Fun and Fancy Free, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Many Laurel and hardy episodes, 2 Three Stooges Episodes, and The Great Dictator.
69. Paul Winchell
Born Paul Wilchinsky on December 21, 1922, the son of Sol and Clara Wilchinsky, Paul Winchell grew up to be the most beloved ventriloquist of American children. Ironically, as famous as Paul was, his dummy, Jerry Mahoney, was probably more famous. Not since Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy in the ...
A legendary ventriloquist. Known for being Tigger in the Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh.
70. Spencer Tracy
Actor | Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Spencer Tracy was born four years after his brother Carroll to truck salesman John Edward and Caroline Brown Tracy. He attended Marquette Academy along with Pat O'Brien and the two left school to enlist in the Navy at the start of World War I. He was still at Norfolk Navy Yard in Virginia at the ...
A great action star. Known for being Joe Wilson in the Fury.
71. Emil Sitka
Actor | Intruder
Orphaned at twelve, Sitka caught the acting bug while living with a priest in Pittsburgh. He road the rails as a hobo for years during the Depression before arriving in Hollywood in 1936. Theatre work, including directing, eventually brought him to the attention of a talent scout, who contracted ...
Technically, he's not a Stooge, but he is a good actor. Known for starring in various Three Stooges episodes.
72. Jim Carrey
Actor | Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
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 (1990) but leading roles in Ace Ventura: ...
How can this guy not make you laugh? known for Dumb and Dumber
73. Kath Soucie
Actress | Zootopia
Her vocal talents have enabled her to voice a wide variety of characters of all ages, from Fifi La Fume and Little Sneezer in Tiny Toon Adventures, to Dexter's mother in the popular cartoon Dexter's Laboratory, Grace in Bruno the Kid, Janine Melnitz in The Real Ghostbusters, Linka from Captain ...
An excellent actress. known for being Phil and Lil in the Rugrats and as Linka in Captain Planet and the Planeteers.
74. Charles Chaplin
Writer | The Great Dictator
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 ...
A nice moustache and this guy is good to go! Known for the Great Dictator.
75. Mel Blanc
Actor | Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Mel Blanc, known as "The Man of Thousand Voices" is regarded as the most prolific actor to ever work in Hollywood with over a thousand screen credits. He developed and performed nearly 400 distinct character voices with precision and a uniquely expressive vocal range. The legendary specialist from ...
One of my favorite voice actors. Known for voice most Looney Tunes characters.
76. Sean Schemmel
Sean Schemmel was born on November 21, 1968 in Waterloo, Iowa, USA as Sean Christian Schemmel. He is known for his work on Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru Z - Fukkatsu no 'F' (2015), Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru Z - Kami to Kami (2013) and Dragon Ball Z (1996). He was previously married to ...
Perfect for the role of Goku in many Dragon Ball Z works.
Actor | Dragon Ball Z
Christopher Sabat was born on April 22, 1973 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Christopher Robin Sabat. He is an actor and producer, known for Dragon Ball Z (1996), Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files (1992) and One Piece: Wan pîsu (1999). He has been married to Tabitha Ann Drysdale since ...
Not only was this guy known as the fierce Vegeta from Dragon Ball Z, but also Zolo from One Piece.
78. Don Messick
Actor | The Last Unicorn
Don Messick is a legendary voice actor who spent his entire adult-hood in entertainment. He started out wanting to be a ventriloquist. Thankfully for cartoon lovers that career didn't pan out. How do you think his potential career would've stacked up against Edgar Bergen and later, Paul Winchell? ...
The former voice of Scooby Doo. Known for, what else, the role of Scooby Doo from Scooby Doo Where Are You and Louie from the Pound Puppies TV Special.
79. Amanda Bynes
Actress | Hairspray
Amanda Laura Bynes was born on April 3, 1986, in Thousand Oaks, California, the youngest of three children of Lynn (Organ), a dental assistant, and Richard Bynes, a dentist. Her father is of Lithuanian, Irish, and Polish descent, and her mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family from Toronto. ...
The only, original Amanda Bynes. Known for the Amanda Show.
80. Dick Van Dyke
Actor | Mary Poppins
Dick Van Dyke was born Richard Wayne Van Dyke in West Plains, Missouri, to Hazel Victoria (McCord), a stenographer, and Loren Wayne Van Dyke, a salesman. His younger brother is entertainer Jerry Van Dyke. His ancestry includes English, Scottish, German, Swiss-German, and Dutch. Although he'd had ...
An actor who can make you laugh your head off. Known for being Robert Petrie from the Dick Van Dyke Show and Bert from Mary Poppins.
81. Mary Tyler Moore
Actress | Ordinary People
Mary Tyler Moore was born on December 29, 1936 in Flatbush, Brooklyn, to Marjorie (Hackett) and George Tyler Moore, a clerk. Her maternal grandparents were English immigrants, and her father was of English, Irish, and German descent. Moore's family relocated to California when she was eight. Her ...
A very great actress. Known for being Laura Petrie from the Dick Van Dyke Show and the Mary Tyler Moore Show.
82. Julie Andrews
Actress | The Sound of Music
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...
The Greatest British American Actress of all time. Known for the role of Mary Poppins from Mary Poppins.
83. Angela Lansbury
Actress | The Manchurian Candidate
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 ...
She maybe old on the outside, but she's still a great actress on the inside. Known for Bedknobs and Broomsticks.
84. Dana Hill
Actress | National Lampoon's European Vacation
Dana Hill was born Dana Lynne Goetz on May 6, 1964, in a suburb of Los Angeles, to parents Sandy Hill and Ted Goetz, a commercial director. Despite diabetes ending a promising future in athletics when she was just ten years old, Dana gamely threw herself into acting when still in her early teen ...
Another great actress known for being Max Goof from Goof Troop and Toots from the Pound Puppies TV Series
85. Elizabeth Daily
Actress | Pee-wee's Big Adventure
Elizabeth Daily was born on September 11, 1961 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Elizabeth Ann Guttman. She is an actress, known for Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985), The Powerpuff Girls (1998) and Babe: Pig in the City (1998). She was previously married to Rick Salomon.
Perfect for being Tommy Pickles from the Rugrats and Buttercup from the Powerpuff Girls.
86. Bill Farmer
Actor | A Goofy Movie
Bill Farmer was born on November 14, 1952 in Pratt, Kansas, USA as William Robert Farmer. He is an actor, known for A Goofy Movie (1995), Space Jam (1996) and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (2006). He has been married to Jennifer Wynne Farmer since June 2, 1984. They have one child.
This guy is known for the role of Goofy in various Disney shows.
87. Brenda Song
Actress | The Social Network
Brenda Song was born in Carmichael, California. Her father is Hmong and her mother is Thai-American. Brenda, her parents, and her younger brothers Timmy and Nathan now live in a suburb of Los Angeles.
Brenda was named an All-American Scholar in ninth grade and holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Well, she's not that great, but I still love her. Known for being London Tipton from the Suite Life of Zack and Cody.
88. Casey Kasem
Actor | Ghostbusters
Casey Kasem was born on April 27, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Kemal Amen Kasem. He was an actor, known for Ghostbusters (1984), The Transformers: The Movie (1986) and Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003). He was married to Jean Kasem and Linda Myers. He died on June 15, 2014 in Gig Harbor, ...
Without this guy, there would be no Shaggy from Scooby-Doo Where Are You.
89. Shawn Wayans
Actor | White Chicks
Shawn Wayans was born on January 19, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA as Shawn M. Wayans. He is an actor and writer, known for White Chicks (2004), Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996) and Littleman (2006).
Don't forget his brother, Marlon! Known for being Shawn Williams from the Wayans Brothers.
90. Marlon Wayans
Actor | White Chicks
Marlon Wayans was born on July 23, 1972 in New York City, New York, USA as Marlon L. Wayans. He is an actor and writer, known for White Chicks (2004), Littleman (2006) and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009). He is married to Angelica Zackary. They have two children.
The funniest Wayan. Known for being the wacky Marlon Williams frm the Wayans Brothers.
91. Kathryn Beaumont
Actress | Alice in Wonderland
Kathryn Beaumont was just ten years old when she was chosen for the voice of Alice, in Disney's animated version of the classic children's tale, Alice in Wonderland (1951). Walt Disney was so impressed with Kathryn's long curly blonde hair, sparkling eyes and acting ability, that he chose her as ...
She has a beautiful singing voice. Known as Alice from Alice in Wonderland and Wendy Darling from Peter Pan.
92. Eddie Murphy
Actor | The Nutty Professor
Edward Regan Murphy was born April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, to Lillian (Laney), a telephone operator, and Charles Edward Murphy, a transit police officer who was also an amateur comedian and actor. After his father died, his mother married Vernon Lynch, a foreman at a Breyer's Ice Cream plant...
So THAT's where Cooler gets his goofy laugh from! Known for being Donkey from the Shrek Series.
93. 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 ...
Although I don't like him as the Cat in the Hat, but at least he's still loveable as Shrek and Austin Powers.
94. Cameron Diaz
Actress | There's Something About Mary
A tall, strikingly attractive blue-eyed natural blonde, Cameron Diaz was born in 1972 in San Diego, the daughter of a Cuban-American father and an Anglo-German mother. Self described as "adventurous, independent and a tough kid," Cameron left home at 16 and for the next 5 years lived in such varied...
She was great for being Princess Fiona from the Shrek series.
95. John Lithgow
Actor | 3rd Rock from the Sun
If "born to the theater" has meaning in determining a person's life path, then John Lithgow is a prime example of this truth. He was born in Rochester, New York, to Sarah Jane (Price), an actress, and Arthur Washington Lithgow III, who was both a theatrical producer and director. John's father was ...
OMG! This guy is funny! Known for being Dick Solomon from 3rd Rock from the Sun and Lord Farquaad from Shrek.
96. French Stewart
Actor | 3rd Rock from the Sun
His mother is a homemaker and his step-father works in a technological laboratory. He is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts with a B.F.A. in Theatre Arts. After graduation, he spent seven years touring in regional theatre. French, by the way, is his real name. It's a family name ...
This guy is even funnier. Known for the role of Harry Solomon from 3rd Rock from the Sun.
97. Mary Jane Croft
Actress | The Lucy Show
Diminutive, blond character comedienne whose strident voice and nervy manner made her the perfect foil to Lucille Ball's madcap antics on TV, at first, occasionally, on I Love Lucy (1951) (as "Betty Ramsay" and "Evelyn Bigsby"), then on a regular basis on The Lucy Show (1962) and Here's Lucy (1968)...
She seems like a nice lady. Known for being Mary Jane in the final 3 seasons of the Lucy Show.
98. Macaulay Culkin
Actor | Home Alone
Macaulay Carson Culkin, one of the most famous American child stars, was born on August 26, 1980 in New York City, New York, USA, as the third of seven children of his father Kit Culkin (a former stage and child actor and also Macaulay's former manager) and mother Patricia Brentrup. He is the ...
A former child star now a handsome man. Known for the role of Kevin McCallister in Home Alone and Home Alone 2.
99. Farrah Fawcett
Actress | Saturn 3
Farrah Fawcett is a true Hollywood success story. A native of Texas, she was the daughter of Pauline Alice (Evans), a homemaker, and James Fawcett, an oil field contractor. She was a natural athlete, something that her father encouraged, and she attended a high school with a strong arts program. ...
Am I the only person who thinks she's hot? Known for being in Charlie's Angels.
100. Rod Serling
Writer | The Twilight Zone
John Phillips is the name used by longtime television and film writer Rod Serling when he asked that his real name be removed as the writer of the pilot episode of the series "The New People" in 1969. While Serling's name remained as series developer, he was sufficiently annoyed with ABC- TV's ...
If there's a great narrator, it's Rod Serling. Known for the Twilight Zone.