My imaginary cast for the novel.
American actress and political activist Ashley Judd was born Ashley Tyler Ciminella on April 19, 1968, in Granada Hills, California. She grew up in a family of successful performing artists as the daughter of country music singer Naomi Judd and the sister of Wynonna Judd. While she is best known for an ongoing acting career spanning more than two decades...
“ As Judge Rachael Cutler, daughter of Karol Borya and ex-wife of Paul Cutler. She impulsively goes to Germany in search of the Amber Room after her father dies suddenly leaving clues for her in his safe deposit box. Second Choice: Diane Lane. ” - gaelstirler
Josh Lucas was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, to Michele (LeFevre), a nurse midwife, and Don Maurer, an ER doctor. Lucas' film career began by accident in 1979 when a small Canadian film production shot on the tiny coastal South Carolina Island, Sullivan's Island, where Lucas and his family lived. Unbeknownst to the filmmakers...
“ As Paul Cutler, ex-husband of Rachael Cutler and a probate lawyer. Lucas is the sexy everyman type with great blue eyes currently starring in The Firm. ” - gaelstirler
Oscar-winning character actor Martin Landau was born on June 20, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York. At age 17, he was hired by the New York Daily News as a staff cartoonist and illustrator. In his five years on the paper, he served as the illustrator for Billy Rose
's "Pitching Horseshoes" column. He also worked for cartoonist Gus Edson
on "The Gumps" comic strip...
“ As Karol Borya, elderly father of Rachel Cutler and Nazi death camp survivor. Died under misterious circumstances. ” - gaelstirler
Peter Sarsgaard was born at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, to Judy Lea (Reinhardt) and John Dale Sarsgaard, an engineer who worked for the Air Force and later Monsanto and IBM. He is a graduate of St. Louis' Washington University, where he majored in history and literature. He was a co-founder of the...
“ As ruthless German art thief Christian Knoll, rival of Suzanne Danzer, both are searching for Amber Room for wealthy clients. He has just the right mixture of creepy and sexy and could easily do an action roll. Second Choice: Paul Bettany. ” - gaelstirler
Naomi Ellen Watts was born on September 28, 1968 in Shoreham, England, to Myfanwy Edwards "Miv" (Roberts), an antiques dealer and costume/set designer, and Peter Watts
(Peter Anthony Watts), the road manager to Pink Floyd
. Her maternal grandfather was Welsh. Her father died when Naomi was seven and she began to follow her mother and her brother around England...
“ As Suzanne Danzer, art thief working for Loring. ” - gaelstirler
Blonde, blue-eyed, tall and handsome Dutch actor Rutger Hauer has an international reputation for playing everything from romantic leads to action heroes to sinister villains. Hauer was born in Breukelen, a town in the province of Utrecht, the Netherlands. He is the son of Teunke (Mellema) and Arend Hauer
“ As Franz Fellner, German industrialist and collector of illicit art treasures. ” - gaelstirler
“ As Monika Fellner, daughter of wealthy German industrialist and art collector Franz Fellner. She is being groomed to take over for her father. She is sexually rapatious. ” - gaelstirler
Tall, gaunt, and particularly effective in horror and drama films--British actor Julian Sands was born in Otley, West Riding of Yorkshire, to Brenda and William Sands. He came to the attention of NBC when the network cast him in the made-for-TV The Sun Also Rises
and then with Anthony Hopkins
in the television film A Married Man
“ Hermann Goering, head of the Nazi SS in WWII. ” - gaelstirler