Ty Hardin, Tab Hunter, William Haines, David Starzyk, Patrick Fabian and Paul McGillion are my all time favorites.
Though born in New York City, Ty was raised in Texas and, after military service during the Korean War, took some classes at Texas A&M. He then moved west to California and won some minor roles in B movies. When TV's Clint Walker
insisted on improvements in his Cheyenne
contract, Warner Brothers countered by bringing in Ty as a possible replacement...
“ Ty Hardin was in my mind the most attractive actor.
Hope to meet him in 2014 ” - TONI RIESS
Dreamy Tab Hunter stands out in film history as one of the hottest teen idols of the 1950s era. With blond, tanned, surfer-boy good looks, he was artificially groomed and nicknamed "The Sigh Guy" by the Hollywood studio system, yet managed to continue his career long after his "golden boy" prime. Hunter was born Arthur Kelm on July 11...
“ He has soemthing special. Would love to meet him. Hopefully 2014. ” - TONI RIESS
Born in Staunton, Virginia, William Haines ran off to live life on his own terms while still in his teens, moving to New York City and becoming friends with such later Hollywood luminaries as designer Orry-Kelly
and Cary Grant
. His film career started slowly, but by the end of the silent era he was regularly named as the #1 male box-office draw...
Born and raised in Springfield, MA, he began acting while in college, at first as an exercise to overcome stammering, which, he discovered, magically disappeared while on stage. He spent the next several years starring in his collegiate productions, then moving back and forth from Boston to London to NYC...
“ Was in guest in "Charmed", "Desperate Housewives", "Rizzoli & Isles". Hope to meet him. ” - TONI RIESS
A working actor for over 20 years whose jobs have taken him all over the country and the world, Patrick's credits include playing with everyone from Angela Lansbury
to Xena. Hailing from Central Pennsylvania and armed with a BFA in Performance from Penn State University, Patrick went west to earn an MFA in Performance from Cal State Long Beach University...
“ Hope to meet him one day ” - TONI RIESS
The sixth of seven children, Paul's family emigrated to Canada from Paisley, Scotland when he was just 2 years old. He returned to Scotland during his early teens for a few years before heading back to Canada . Paul has a degree in Teaching and while studying at University, got involved in various sports including wrestling...
“ Hope to meet him one day. ” - TONI RIESS
You could shoehorn actor Van Williams right in there between the other tall, dark and drop-jaw gorgeous heartthrobs Tom Tryon
and John Gavin
of the late 1950s/early 1960s who conveyed a similar bland, heroic image. All three were too often given colorless heroes to play on film and/or TV -- roles that played off their charm but seldom tested their talent...
“ Met this hottie in july 2012 in London. He was very nice and charming and still very attractive ” - TONI RIESS
“ amazing good and handsome looking actor. Sadly he died very young during a plane crash in 1955 at age of 25.
He made only four movies like "The Caine Mutiny" ” - TONI RIESS
William Rukard Hurd Hatfield was an American leading man best known for his portrayal of the title character in the Oscar-winning 1945 film 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'. A native of New York, Hatfield came to England to study acting at the Chekhov Theatre Studio in Devonshire. He had lived in Ireland since the early 1970's...
Diego Serrano was born in Quito, Ecuador. During his childhood, he ironically did not watch television but rather played soccer. Other hobbies include playing golf, bike riding, hiking and dancing. At 18 he won a Star Search
modeling contest, and soon after started playing Tomas on Another World
“ So cute. Love him in "The Murdoch Mysteries" ” - TONI RIESS
Sebastian Stan was born on August 13, 1982, in Constanta, Romania. He moved with his mother to Vienna, Austria, when he was eight, and then to New York when he was twelve. Stan studied at Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts and spent a year at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London. When he went back to New York he started working in some projects like Law & Order
David Alan Basche
David is one of a handful of actors who can "do it all." He's been a series regular on many TV comedies and dramas, but has also worked for Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Paul Greengrass, Shawn Levy, Robert Zemeckis, Michael Patrick King, Gary Winick, George Nolfi and more. He's flirted with Julia Roberts...
Victor Webster was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. In the summer of 1973 Victor and his family moved to San Clemente, Ca. where he attended high school. After graduation he attended Saddleback Junior College, and then went on to become a stockbroker. He later owned and operated an import/export company, and then slowly transitioned into acting after moving to Los Angeles in 1998...
John Barrowman is an Entertainer with a capital E. He sings, he dances, he acts, he presents, he judges - he is a unique talent in the entertainment industry on both sides of the Atlantic. John can currently be seen in the regular role of Malcolm Merlyn (aka The Dark Archer) in the hit American drama series Arrow...
“ very attractive and talented actor and singer. Met him once. Very nice and charming. ” - TONI RIESS
“ another favorite british handsome and attractive actor. ” - TONI RIESS
Ben Browder is an American actor, writer and director born in Memphis, Tennessee on December 11, 1962, as Robert Benedict Browder. After a successful college football career with the Furman University Paladins as a Championship-winning Linebacker while staring in theatrical productions and gaining a degree in Psychology...
“ Nice guy. Met him 2010 and 2012 :-) ” - TONI RIESS
Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as Sam Elliott, Sam Page attended Princeton University where he earned a BA in ecology and evolutionary biology. For his senior thesis, Page wrote about the mating habits of a female mosquitofish; the work was published in a science journal. After graduation, Page went on to become a series regular on CBS's "Shark"...
Charles 'Buddy' Rogers
Born to Maude and Bert Henry Rogers. Attended Olathe high school and Univ. of Kansas. He trained at the Paramount Picture School.
Ben Lyon was your average boyish, easy-going, highly appealing film personality of the Depression-era 1930s. Although he never rose above second-tier stardom, he would enjoy enduring success both here and in England. Born Ben Lyon, Jr. in Atlanta, Georgia, the future singer/actor was the son of a pianist-turned-businessman and youngest of four...
He had the requisite charm and dark, thick-browed good-looks of a Tyrone Power
that often spelled "film stardom" but it was not to be in the case of actor William Eythe. Spotted for Hollywood while performing on Broadway, he made nary a dent when he finally transferred his skills to film and is little remembered today...
Ben Lewis was born to musical parents on 28 September 1979. Growing up in England he had his first stage role in a school production of 'Bugsy Malone' in Hertfordshire. Moving with his family to Australia he took an Arts degree at Sydney University before winning a scholarship to the Western Australia Academy of performing Arts...
Trevor Donovan was born in Mammoth Lakes, California. Trevor grew up skiing and snowboarding and, during his teens, was on the US teen ski team. Trevor is a true renaissance man, aside from being proficient at most sports, he can play guitar, sing, and has a bachelors degree in graphic design. Trevor is currently an ambassador for Habitat for Humanity...
“ Hope to meet this hottie one day on a convention. ” - TONI RIESS
During World War I, Richard Arlen served in the Royal Canadian Flying Corps as a pilot, but he never saw combat. After the war he drifted round and eventually wound up in Los Angeles, where he got a job as a motorcycle messenger at a film laboratory. When he crashed into the gates of Paramount Pictures and suffered a broken leg...
Matthew Staton Bomer was born in Webster Groves, Greater St. Louis, Missouri, to Elizabeth Macy (Staton) and John O'Neill Bomer IV, a Dallas Cowboys draft pick. Matt was raised in Spring, Texas, and educated at Klein High School, near Houston. After school, he attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh...
Callum Blue, born in London, England, has enjoyed a steady career in film and TV. Best known for his role as Mason in the hit Showtime series, Dead Like Me
, he has also achieved other hits with Related
and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement
, co-starring Anne Hathaway. He received his theatrical training at Mountview in London. He currently resides in Los Angeles.
German actor Hermann Braun was born in New York in 1918, since his father "Kammersaenger" Carl Braun had an engagement at the Metropolitan Opera. Back in Germany twelve years old Hermann was detected for his first part in a movie (1933 - Der Jaeger aus Kurpfalz) when he visited his father at the Babelsberg-Filmstudios in Berlin...
Dylan Bruce has established himself well in television. Bruce was born in Vancouver, Canada on April 21, 1980, and raised in both Vancouver and Seattle, Washington. In 2005 Bruce appeared on the mini-series 24: Conspiracy
, the spin-off to the original Kiefer Sutherland
. The spin-off lasted for only a season...
Christopher Malcolm Bruno was born in New Haven Connecticut. He grew up in the small town of Milford with his mother but spent a substantial amount of time with his father on Manhattan's Upper West Side of New York City. Surrounded by the allure of New York and all its offerings, Chris developed an appreciation for the arts but had no intention of pursuing it as a career...
With smooth, boyish good looks, Richard Cromwell had the makings of a Hollywood star while talking movies were in their infancy. Falling far short of that goal, some of which was his own doing, he is hardly remembered today. The equivalent back then in fresh-faced, fair-haired appeal to 60s Dr. Kildare
star Richard Chamberlain
He started his career as a teenage bit actor in such wholesome, folksy tales as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
and Judge Hardy's Children
. As an adult, he found the strength of his career riding on that same homespun sentiment. Lon McCallister was born Herbert Alonzo McCallister, Jr. in Los Angeles, on April 17, 1923, but was almost immediately called "Buddy" to those closest to him...
Actor, singer and dancer Michael Callan started life out as Martin Harris Calinieff in Philadelphia on November 22, 1935. A dark-haired charmer, he was taking voice and dance lessons by age 11, with the intentions of becoming the next Gene Kelly
. He had the dark, smirking, surly good looks and confident swagger that fit in with the James Dean
50s rebel-like era...
“ hope to get the chance to mee him in 2014 ” - TONI RIESS
Born in Queens, New York and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, Adler knew from an early age that he wanted to become an actor. Upon graduating from Horizon High School in AZ, he made the move to Los Angeles to pursue his dreams of working in the entertainment industry. After landing a few guest-star roles on "Ghost Whisperer" and "Cold Case" for CBS...
John Gavin, the American film and TV actor, businessman and diplomat who was Ronald Reagan
's first Ambassador to Mexico, was born John Anthony Golenor. The future "Jack" Gavin was a fifth generation Angeleno on the side of his father Herald, who was descended from the Golenor family of Spain. The Golenors were early landowners in Spanish California...
Ramon Novarro was born José Ramón Gil Samaniego on February 6, 1899 in Durango, Mexico, to Leonor (Gavilan) and Dr. Mariano N. Samaniego Siqueiros, a prosperous dentist. Ramon and his family moved to Los Angeles in 1913, as refugees from the Mexican Revolution. After stints as a ballet dancer, piano teacher and singing waiter...
Hollywood's original Latin Lover, a term that was invented for Rudolph Valentino by Hollywood moguls. Alla Nazimova
's friend,Natacha Rambova
(nee Winifred Hudnut) became romantically involved with Rudy and they lived together in her bungalow, from 1921 (during the filming of Camille) until they eloped to Mexico 13 May...
Christopher Robert Evans began his acting career in typical fashion: performing in school productions and community theater. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Lisa (Capuano), who worked at the Concord Youth Theater, and G. Robert Evans III, a dentist. His uncle is congressman Mike Capuano
Neal McDonough was born on February 13, 1966 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, to Catherine (Bushe) and Frank McDonough, motel owners who were born in Ireland. He grew up in Barnstable, Massachusetts, graduated from Barnstable High School, and attended Syracuse University. He was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts in 1988...
“ Hope to meet this actor and talk with him about his work. ” - TONI RIESS
Misha Collins is an American actor best known for his role as the angel Castiel on the TV series Supernatural (2005). He has had recurring roles on ER and 24, and has guest-starred on NCIS, Nip/Tuck, NYPD Blue, CSI, CSI:NY, Monk and Charmed. On the big screen, Misha is most known for his role in a film called "Karla" about a real life serial killer named Paul Bernardo...
Steve Byers graduated with the top award for Excellence in Drama from the Arts program at Unionville High School and then enrolled in the University of Western Ontario's Film Program. After being cast as Jason Tanner on ABC's TV show Falcon Beach, Byers was named by People magazine as one of their Summer stars to watch...
A native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Shawn Christian grew up acting purely for the love of it. "Acting in and writing for talent shows and school plays was simply a small town passion until I graduated from Ferris State University." After earning a degree in Marketing Shawn left the next day to pursue...
Dameon J. Clarke is a Canadian and American actor for films, television shows, anime and video games. He is perhaps best known for his roles in shows like "Graceland" 24, Castle, Supernatural and Prison Break as well as films How to Be a Serial Killer and I Love You Phillip Morris. He has worked with numerous Academy Award winning actors and directors in many films and TV shows...
D'Amico was born in Germany to an American father and a British mother. Raised in the U.K. He first performed on London stage in a 1977 revival of Oliver!, moved briefly to Los Angeles in the early 80s, later returning to the British stage. Mostly known for playing Americans on British TV.
“ would love to meet Mouse ” - TONI RIESS
Eric Dane is an American actor known as "Dr. Mark Sloan" on Grey's Anatomy
and as a co-star in Marley & Me
and Valentine's Day
. He was born on November 9, 1972, in San Francisco, California, the older of two brothers. His father is an architect and interior designer based in San Francisco. His mother...
Gareth's musical experience began at the age of 8 when his aunt Doris offered him a chance to play the trumpet so he wouldn't have to go with his mother when she worked as she thought it was not suitable for a child. He gave up the trumpet (having to deal with a strict teacher) and started learning the piano. After grade 5 he put aside music to focus on acting...
Farley Earle Granger was born in 1925 in San Jose, California, to Eva (Hopkins) and Farley Earle Granger, who owned an automobile dealership. Right out of high school, he was brought to the attention of movie producer Samuel Goldwyn
, who cast him in a small role in The North Star
. He followed it up with a much bigger part in The Purple Heart
and then joined the army...
“ German actor, come's from the famous Austrian Hörbiger Actor-Clan ” - TONI RIESS
Jeffrey Hunter (born in Louisiana as Henry Herman McKinnies Jr.) was an only child. His parents met at the University of Arkansas, and when he was almost four his family moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In his teens he acted in productions of the North Shore Children's Theater, and from 1942 to 1944 performed in summer stock with the local Port Players...
Colin Egglesfield (born February 9, 1973) is an American actor. He is known for his roles as "Josh Madden" in the long-running soap opera, All My Children
, "Auggie Kirkpatrick" on The CW's short-lived drama series, Melrose Place
, and "Evan Parks" on The Client List
. He was born in Farmington Hills...
Scott Elrod was born in Germany to a military family. After moving around a lot he was raised in Parker, Colorado for the most part. His father was an F-16 pilot and Scott had dreams of becoming a pilot himself. He earned his pilot license after graduation and became an air traffic controller. During his high school days Scott excelled at maths and science...
“ played Rob in the german Soap Opera "Verbotene Liebe" (Forbidden Love). ” - TONI RIESS
“ - Played Alexander in der german Soap Opera "Verbotene Liebe". ” - TONI RIESS
“ loved him in "Winnetka Road", and Aaron Spellings "Models Inc.". ” - TONI RIESS
Peter Facinelli was born in Queens, New York, the youngest child of Bruna (Reich) and Pierino Facinelli, a waiter. His parents are Italian immigrants, originally from Trentino, Northern Italy. He has three sisters. Peter was educated at St. Francis Preparatory School in Fresh Meadows, New York, and went on to attend St...
Michael Fassbender was born in Heidelberg, Germany, to a German father, Josef, and an Irish mother, Adele (originally from Larne, County Antrim, in Northern Ireland). Michael was raised in the town of Killarney, Co. Kerry, in south-west Ireland, where his family moved to when he was two years old. His parents ran a restaurant (his father is a chef)...
“ Its criminal to be good looking as Michael Fassbender it does. grrrr.
Ok, he's a good actor too. ” - TONI RIESS
Dominic Fumusa is best known for playing "Kevin Peyton" opposite Edie Falco on Showtime's acclaimed show "Nurse Jackie" which ran for seven seasons from 2009-2015. Fumusa's film work includes playing the real life hero John "Tig" Tiegen in "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi" directed by Michael Bay...
Julian Dana William McMahon was born in Sydney, Australia, the second of three children of Lady Sonia McMahon (née Sonia Rachel Hopkins) and Sir Billy McMahon
, the longest continuously serving government minister in Australian history, serving over 21 years as a government minister before serving as Prime Minister of Australia from March 1971 to December 1972...
Graduated from Columbia University. His mother, Carol Wolfe Galligan, is a psychologist and psychoanalyst in New York. His late father, Arthur Galligan, was a founding partner in Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky, in Washington. Married Ling H. Ingerick on September 25, 2005 at the Yale Club in New York. They divorced in 2010.
“ Met Zach Galligan at a convention in London in 2012. ” - TONI RIESS
Gilbert "Gil" Gerard was born on January 23, 1943 in Little Rock, Arkansas, and did a good deal of acting in high school. He attended the University of Arkansas but dropped out before graduation. He landed a job as an industrial chemist. He became regional manager of a large chemical company, headed by (1967-1971) Arkansas Governor "Win" Winthrop Rockefeller
“ Met him 2010. ” - TONI RIESS
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts (July 24, 1936), the actor (real name: Charles Goddard) grew up in Scituate, Massachusetts, where his father owned a five-and-ten. At Holy Cross, the head of the dramatic society encouraged him to become an actor and, soon, Goddard was off to Manhattan, attending the American Academy of Dramatic Arts...
“ Great and charming looking actor from australias "McLeods Daughters". Would love to meet him. ” - TONI RIESS