these gents are my favorite on the 'Silver Screen'...
John Wayne was born Marion Robert Morrison in Iowa, to Mary Alberta (Brown) and Clyde Leonard Morrison, a pharmacist. He was of English, Ulster-Scots, and Irish ancestry. Clyde developed a lung condition that required him to move his family from Iowa to the warmer climate of southern California, where they tried ranching in the Mojave Desert...
“ a Classic never dies, he just gets his trade-mark movie re-booted... ” - gahollywoodkiss
Actor and musician Bruce Willis is well known for playing wisecracking or hard-edged characters, often in spectacular action films. Collectively, he has appeared in films that have grossed in excess of $2.5 billion USD, placing him in the top ten stars in terms of box office receipts. Walter Bruce Willis was born on March 19...
“ anytime Bruno stars in a movie it's worth the price of admission, large buttered popcorn, diet coke and choco-peanuts to watch this stud-muffin perform... ” - gahollywoodkiss
In 1976, if you had told 14 year old Franciscan seminary student Thomas Cruise Mapother IV that one day in the not too distant future he would be considered one of the top 100 movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to become a priest. Nonetheless, this sensitive...
“ Tom it's time you win an Academy Award. just do it!!! ” - gahollywoodkiss
Charlie Sheen was born Carlos Irwin Estévez on September 3, 1965, in New York City. His father, actor Martin Sheen
(born Ramon Antonio Gerard Estevez), was at the time just breaking into the business, with performances on Broadway. His mother, Janet Sheen
(née Templeton), was a former New York art student who had met Charlie's father right after he had moved to Manhattan...
“ Carlos Irwin Estevez. you've been given more chances than Charlie Sheens had lovers. seriously. I've been your fan since day 1, and always will be! ” - gahollywoodkiss
Jack Nicholson, an American actor, producer, screen-writer and director, is a three-time Academy Award winner and twelve-time nominee. Nicholson is also notable for being one of two actors - the other being Michael Caine
- who have received Oscar nods in every decade from sixties through the naughts...
“ Mr. Nicholson, can you handle the truth? you are without a doubt one of the greatest actors of ALL time. thank-you for being you... ” - gahollywoodkiss
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 Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards...
“ this sly-guy has the ignition key for almost every summer blockbuster ever. please continue to do so... ” - gahollywoodkiss
John Cusack is, like most of his characters, an unconventional hero. Wary of fame and repelled by formulaic Hollywood fare, he has built a successful career playing underdogs and odd men out--all the while avoiding the media spotlight. John was born in Evanston, Illinois, to an Irish-American family...
“ the only guy in my 'Top 10' that I think it would be great to have as a friend. I have no knowledge of him what-so-ever, but think he is just a normal guy out of the lights of Hollywood... ” - gahollywoodkiss
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Film and stage actor and theater director Philip Seymour Hoffman was born in the Rochester, New York, suburb of Fairport on July 23, 1967. He was the son of Marilyn (Loucks), a lawyer and judge, and Gordon Stowell Hoffman, a Xerox employee, and was mostly of German, Irish, English and Dutch ancestry...
“ hmm. I like the way he chooses his performance value instruments. he is a actors actor. ” - gahollywoodkiss
Kevin Michael Costner was born on January 18, 1955 in Lynwood, California, the third child of Bill Costner
, a ditch digger and ultimately an electric line servicer for Southern California Edison, and Sharon Costner
(née Tedrick), a welfare worker. His older brother, Dan, was born in 1950. A middle brother died at birth in 1953...
“ probably one of the smartest actors in the industry... ” - gahollywoodkiss
Edward Regan Murphy was born April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, to Lillian, 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. His siblings are Charlie Murphy
and Vernon Lynch
“ this guy is one funny mother-sucker!!! ” - gahollywoodkiss