My Favorite Actors And Actresses: Incomplete

Some of these people are famous and others are not. In no particular order. I am also smart about whatever day of the week anybody was born on, so if any of you want to figure out what day of the week any actor or actress was born on, go to my list, so that it can be much easier for you. If you really want to see my complete ongoing list of my favorite actors and actresses, then go to flixster and see my list. My username is jcwpack.
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1.
“ Born: John Thomas Gargan
February 8, 1900 in Birtley, Durham, England, UK
Died: September 30, 1958 (age 58) in Los Angeles, California, USA
He was born on a Thursday.
I definitely love Jack Gargan. I loved him in Perry Mason as the court clerk and I'll bet I will love him in so many movies he does. RIP 1958. ” - jcwpack
 
2.
Herb Vigran
A well known character actor, Vigran was originally a law school graduate. He later chose to pursue acting, and performed in hundreds of radio shows with the likes of Jack Benny, Bob Hope and Jimmy Durante. He appeared frequently as various villains on the TV Series Adventures of Superman, and made several guest appearances on television series like The Brady Bunch and I Love Lucy.
“ Born: Herbert Vigran
June 5, 1910 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
Died: November 29, 1986 (age 76) in Los Angeles, California, USA
He was born on a Sunday.
I love Herb Vigran. He's a great Hollywood character actor with the bushy eyebrows. RIP 1986. ” - jcwpack
 
3.
“ Born: August 8, 1903 in Summit, New Jersey, USA
Died: March 23, 1988 (age 84) in Santa Monica, California, USA
He was born on a Saturday.
I will always love Dayton Lummis. He sort of has the same look in all of his entertainment but he does have a distinctive voice. RIP 1988. ” - jcwpack
 
4.
“ He was born on Monday, May 23, 1938. ” - jcwpack
 
5.
James Mason
James Mason was a great English actor of British and American films. He was born in Yorkshire, and attended Marlborough and Cambridge, where he discovered acting on a lark, and abandoned a planned career as an architect. Following work in stock companies, he joined the Old Vic under the guidance of Sir Tyrone Guthrie and of Alexander Korda...
“ Born: James Neville Mason
May 15, 1909 in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, UK
Died: July 27, 1984 (age 75) in Lausanne, Switzerland
He was born on a Saturday. ” - jcwpack
 
6.
Paul Lukas
Oscar-winning actor Paul Lukas was born in Hungary and graduated from the School for Dramatic Arts. In 1916 he went to Kosice (Kassa) to be an actor; in 1918 he became an actor specializing in comedy. For ten years he was the most popular character player and romantic lead of the company. In 1918 he began making in Budapest and in the 1920s he began appearing in films in Austria as well...
“ Born: Pál Lukács
May 26, 1891 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (now Hungary)
Died: August 16, 1971 (age 80) in Tangier, Morocco
He was born on a Tuesday. ” - jcwpack
 
7.
Kirk Douglas
Actor, Spartacus
Cleft-chinned, steely-eyed and virile star of international cinema who rose from being "the ragman's son" (the name of his best-selling 1988 autobiography) to become a bona fide superstar, Kirk Douglas, also known as Issur Danielovitch Demsky, was born in Amsterdam, New York, in 1916. His parents, Bryna (Sanglel) and Herschel Danielovitch...
“ Born: Issur Danielovitch Demsky
December 9, 1916 in Amsterdam, New York, USA
He was born on a Saturday. ” - jcwpack
 
8.
Peter Lorre
Actor, Casablanca
Peter was born in Rózsahegy, Hungary, to Alois and Elvira Löwenstein. He was educated in elementary and secondary schools in Vienna, Austria. He ran away from home when he was 17 and joined an improvised theater. In 1922, he worked as a bank clerk. Did bits with a company in Breslau, then secured a part in Galsworthy's "Society" in Zurich...
“ Born: László Löwenstein
June 26, 1904 in Rózsahegy, Austria-Hungary [now Ruzomberok, Slovakia]
He was born on a Sunday.
He's definitely a big actor with his own distinctive voice, his accent, and his type of characters and I will bet I will surely love him in all of the movies he has done. RIP 1964. ” - jcwpack
 
9.
Richard Kiley
Although Richard Kiley's rich baritone and strong vocal talent was much in evidence and received due respect with his award of a Tony for "Man of La Mancha", it was little used in his television and movie appearances. Won two Tony Awards as Best Actor (Musical): in 1959 for "Redhead" and in 1966 for his signature role...
“ Born: Richard Paul Kiley
March 31, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: March 5, 1999 (age 76) in Warwick, New York, USA
He was born on a Friday. ” - jcwpack
 
10.
Harper Goff
Art Department, Casablanca
“ Born: Ralph Goff
March 16, 1911 in Ft. Collins, Colorado, USA
Died: March 3, 1993 (age 81) in Palm Springs, California, USA
He was born on a Thursday. ” - jcwpack
 
11.
Fred Graham
Baseball gave burly Fred Graham his start in motion pictures. In 1928 he was working for the MGM sound department and also playing semi-pro baseball on the side. The studio was making a murder mystery called Death on the Diamond, starring Robert Young and Nat Pendleton. Graham was hired to tutor Young and Pendleton in the fine points of the game...
“ Born: Charles Frederick Graham
October 26, 1908 in Springer, New Mexico, USA
Died: October 10, 1979 (age 70) in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
He was born on a Monday. ” - jcwpack
 
12.
“ Born: Joseph M. Kerrigan
December 16, 1884 in Dublin, Ireland
Died: April 29, 1964 (age 79) in Hollywood, California, USA
He was born on a Tuesday. ” - jcwpack
 
13.
Percy Helton
One of the most familiar faces and voices in Hollywood films of the 1950s. Percy Helton acted almost from infancy, appearing in his father's vaudeville act. The famed Broadway producer David Belasco cast Helton in a succession of child roles over several years, giving the boy an invaluable grounding in the technique and spirit of the theatre...
“ Born: Percy Alfred Helton
January 31, 1894 in New York City, New York, USA
Died: September 11, 1971 (age 77) in Hollywood, California, USA
He was born on a Wednesday. ” - jcwpack
 
14.
Gloria Pall
Brooklyn-born Gloria Pall came to Hollywood by a somewhat circuitous route. While working in the aircraft industry as an airplane mechanic during World War II, she entered a "Miss Flatbush" beauty contest in 1947, and won. That led to modeling jobs on the East Coast, which eventually led to her becoming a showgirl in Nevada...
 
15.
Laurie Mitchell
Born in New York City and raised in the East Bronx, Laurie Mitchell moved with her family to California while in her teens. Acting school led to stage roles and then to movie assignments, beginning with 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Long-retired and now the wife of a medical salesman, she has recently been "rediscovered" by her fans and has begun making the celebrity expo and autograph show rounds.
 
16.
Carleton Young
American character actor noted for his deep, rich voice. Young made his Broadway debut in the early 1930s, appearing in such plays as "Page Pygmalion", "The Man Who Reclaimed His Head", "Late Wisdom" and "Yesterday's Orchids". Moving to Hollywood in 1936, he began getting small film roles and soon graduated to frequent appearances in B-Westerns and serials...
“ Born: Carleton Scott Young
October 21, 1905 in Westfield, New York, USA
Died: November 7, 1994 (age 89) in Los Angeles, California, USA
He was born on a Saturday. ” - jcwpack
 
17.
Ted de Corsia
A big, brawny villain of many 1940s and 1950s films, Ted de Corsia was an actor in touring companies and on radio before making a memorable film debut as the killer in The Lady from Shanghai. Although he occasionally played such sympathetic roles as a judge or prison warden, de Corsia's imposing size, tough New York street demeanor...
“ Born: Edward Gildea De Corsia
September 29, 1905 in Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: April 11, 1973 (age 67) in Encino, California, USA ” - jcwpack
 
18.
Robert J. Wilke
Prolific American character actor of primarily villainous roles. The son of German parents, Cincinnati feed-store manager August Wilke and his wife Rose, Robert Joseph Wilke grew up in Cincinnati. He worked as a lifeguard at a Miami, Florida, hotel, where he made contacts in the film business. He was able to obtain work as a stuntman and continued as such until the mid-'40s...
“ Born: Robert Joseph Wilke
May 18, 1914 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Died: March 28, 1989 (age 74) in Los Angeles, California, USA
He was born on a Monday. ” - jcwpack
 
19.
Rodney Dangerfield
Rodney Dangerfield was born Jacob Cohen on November 22, 1921 in Deer Park, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. He was the son of Dorothy "Dotty" (Teitelbaum) and Phillip Cohen, who performed in vaudeville under the name Phil Roy. His father was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents, and his mother was a Hungarian Jewish immigrant...
“ Born: Jacob Cohen
November 22, 1921 in Deer Park, Long Island, New York, USA
Died: October 5, 2004 (age 82) in Los Angeles, California, USA
He was definitely born on a Tuesday. I love Rodney Dangerfield. He is so funny.RIP 2004. ” - jcwpack
 
20.
Bill Murray
Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, and writer. The fifth of nine children, he was born William James Murray in Wilmette, Illinois, to Lucille (Collins), a mailroom clerk, and Edward Joseph Murray II, who sold lumber. He is of Irish descent. Among his siblings are actors Brian Doyle-Murray, Joel Murray...
“ Born: William James Murray
September 21, 1950 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA
He was definitely born on a Thursday. I also love Bill Murray. He will be a great movie star. ” - jcwpack
 
21.
Chris Rock
Christopher Julius Rock was born in Andrews, South Carolina and raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of Rosalie (Tingman), a teacher and social worker for the mentally handicapped, and Julius Rock, a truck driver and newspaper deliveryman, whose own father was a preacher. Rock has been in stand-up comedy for several decades...
“ Born: Christopher Julius Rock III
February 7, 1965 in Andrews, South Carolina, USA
He was definitely born on a Sunday. He is a great african-american actor and person and I'll bet he will be a pretty funny comedian. And he is so darn funny. In fact for my opinion, he is one of the most funniest people in the whole wide darn world. ” - jcwpack
 
22.
“ Born: July 15, 1968 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA
He was definitely born on a Monday. He is another great african-american actor and person and he is pretty darn funny. He is as funny as Chris Rock. What if he was like Chris Rock's younger brother or sidekick. He is also one of the most funniest people in the whole wide darn world. ” - jcwpack
 
23.
David Ogden Stiers
Actor, M*A*S*H
David Ogden Stiers began his career in San Francisco at the Actors' Workshop and went on to work with John Houseman's Acting Company in New York on such productions as The Beggar's Opera, Measure for Measure, The Hostage and the hit musical The Magic Show. His other theatre work includes performances with the Committee Revue and Theatre...
“ Born: David Allen Ogden Stiers
October 31, 1942 in Peoria, Illinois, USA
He was born on a Saturday. He is a very great voice over actor, voice actor, and american actor and I can guarantee that his voice makes him one of the greatest voice actors and voice over actors in the whole wide world ” - jcwpack
 
24.
Vincent Price
Actor, writer, and gourmet, Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. was born in St Louis, Missouri, to Marguerite Cobb (Wilcox) and Vincent Leonard Price, Sr., president of the National Candy Company. He traveled through Europe, studied at Yale and became an actor. He made his screen debut in 1938, and after many minor roles...
“ Born: Vincent Leonard Price Jr.
May 27, 1911 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: October 25, 1993 (age 82) in Los Angeles, California, USA
He was definitely born on a Saturday. He is a very good looking actor. I love his mustache. He is so handsome. I also love his voice. ” - jcwpack
 
25.
“ I really really love John Abbott. He is one of my most favorite actors. I am a pretty big fan of him. I love the look on his face and I also love his voice. Born: John Albert Chamberlain Kefford
June 5, 1905 in London, England, UK
Died: May 24, 1996 (age 90) in Los Angeles, California, USA
He was definitely born on a Monday. ” - jcwpack
 
26.
“ I love his characters in movies especially with his own mexican accent and especially when he is with his partner Tommy ChongBorn: Richard Anthony Marin
July 13, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA
He was definitely born on a Saturday. ” - jcwpack
 
27.
“ i definitely love Nathan Lane. He is another one of my favorite actors. I'll bet I will love him in so many movies he appears in. Born: Joseph Lane
February 3, 1956 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
He was definitely born on a Friday. ” - jcwpack
 
28.
“ I also love Ernie Sabella. I loved him in The Lion King series as Pumbaa the Warthog and I'll bet I'll love him in other movies and TV show episodes. Born: Ernest Sabella
September 19, 1949 in Westchester, New York, USA
He was definitely born on a Monday. ” - jcwpack
 
29.
Matthew Broderick
A slight comic actor chiefly known for his boyish charm, Matthew Broderick was born on March 21, 1962 in New York City, to Patricia Broderick (née Biow), a playwright and painter, and James Broderick, an actor. His father had Irish and English ancestry, and his mother was from a Jewish family (from Germany and Poland)...
“ I really really really love Matthew Broderick. I am definitely a huge big fan of him. I love the look on his face and he is pretty funny. I will love him forever and ever. Born: March 21, 1962 in New York City, New York, USA
He was definitely born on a Wednesday. ” - jcwpack
 
30.
James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones was born on January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA. At an early age, he started to take dramatic lessons to calm himself down. It appeared to work as he has since starred in many films over a 40-year period, beginning with the Stanley Kubrick classic Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. He is...
“ He definitely has a great voice inside of him. He is absolutely another great actor to watch.
Born: January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA
He was definitely born on a Saturday. ” - jcwpack