A continuation of the list of celebrity first names who's names begin with the letter A. 6 other parts have already been created, check them out. If you are interested in any celeb, just click on the name to learn more. So here is part 7 of the list of celeb names with the letter A. Enjoy!
Currently a member of the famed comedy troupe The Groundlings. Annie performed her first comedy act in the seventh grade. She graduated from U.C. Berkeley with a degree in history. She received theater training at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, California before moving to Los Angeles. Daughter of a dentist and a homemaker.
Annie Murphy's past projects have included Rookie Blue, Flashpoint, Good God, The Story of Jen, Beauty and the Beast, and Blue Mountain State and has also worked in theatre in Montreal and Toronto. Murphy is currently starring in Schitt's Creek for CBC/ITV. She stars alongside Eugene Levy, Daniel Levy...
Interested in stage and film at an early age, Annie Potts attended Stephens College in Missouri, enrolling in the theater studies course, followed by graduate work in California. At the age of 20, she married her college sweetheart, Steven Hartley. Only a short time later, she and her husband were in a serious automobile accident in New Mexico...
Annie Thurman had grown accustomed to the simple life that Tennessee offered her but there was more for this young red head who had stars in her eyes and a zealous heart for life. One day after performing in a school play, she decided that she wanted to pursue acting as a career a little further. So at age 13...
Ansel Elgort is an American actor, known for playing Augustus Waters in the romance The Fault in Our Stars
. Ansel was born in New York City to photographer Arthur Elgort
and opera director Grethe Barrett Holby. His father is of Russian Jewish heritage, while his mother has English, German, and Norwegian ancestry...
Anson is an American actor, born in Mount Prospect, IL and grew up in White Bluff, Tennessee. His mother is Nancy Smith, a former professional golfer. His father Anson Adams Mount II was one of the original contributing editors to Playboy magazine. Anson has an older brother Anson Adams III and a sister Kristin from his father's first marriage...
Anthony Andrews made his West End theater debut at the Apollo Theatre as one of twenty young schoolboys in Alan Bennett
's "Forty Years On" with John Gielgud
. He began his career at the Chichester Festival Theatre in the UK. His theater credits include spells with the New Shakespeare Company - "Romeo and Juliet" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream"...
Anthony Bourdain was born in New York City. He attended The Englewood School for Boys in New Jersey, Vassar College (for two years) and is a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America. He began his career in the food industry over twenty years ago as a dishwasher, gradually working his way up through preparation...
Born in Hammersmith, London to Irish parents. He has been acting since the age of 16, first with the Dublin Youth Theatre, and then with the National Youth Theatre. He moved from there to work in Irish theatres, including The Abbey Theatre and Druid, both in Ireland and the West end. His film career began with 'In the name of the Father' (1993)...
Initially not a science fiction fan, theatre actor Anthony Daniels was persuaded by his agent to meet George Lucas
for the casting of C-3PO in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
. He went on to perform the character, both his voice and body in the suit, for all the episodic Star Wars films produced. Additionally, he...
Anthony Edwards was born in Santa Barbara, California, on July 19, 1962, to a well-blended family. He is the youngest of five children, and the son of Erika Kem (Weber), a landscape painter and artist, and Peter Edwards, an architect. His mother was of German descent, and his father was of English, Irish, Scottish, and Spanish-Mexican ancestry...
Tony Franciosa was born Anthony Papaleo on October 25, 1928, in New York City. His parents divorced shortly after his birth, and he never really knew his father. After graduating high school, Franciosa's route to his acting career began on a serendipitous route: during a visit to a YMCA to take a free dance lesson...
Anthony Stewart Head was born on February 20, 1954 in Camden Town, north London, England. He grew up in Hampton, near Richmond upon Thames in London. He's the youngest son of his parents, Seafield Head
(a documentary filmmaker) and Helen Shingler
(an actress). He is the younger brother of musical...
Anthony Heald was born Philip Anthony Mair Heald on August 25, 1944, in New Rochelle, New York. He graduated from Massapequa High School on Long Island, New York, in 1962, and from Michigan State University in 1971. He currently resides in Ashland, Oregon, where he was a member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival acting company for the 1997, '98 and '99 seasons...
In the early 1960s Anthony was a student at Rushden Secondary School. He appeared in many school plays, and his performances in the starring roles of Long John Silver in 'Treasure Island' and Sweeney Todd in 'The Demon Barber' were outstanding. About this time he also performed in Rushden's Cosmpolitan Club's youth drama productions, before going on to train as a professional actor.
Anthony Michael Hall
Anthony Michael Hall is an American actor, film producer, and director who starred in several teen-oriented films of the 1980s. Hall began his career in commercials and on stage as a child, and made his screen debut in 1980. His films with director-screenwriter John Hughes
, beginning with the popular 1983 comedy National Lampoon's Vacation
and the coming-of-age comedy Sixteen Candles
Anthony Howell was born in 1971 in the Lake District in England. He trained to be an actor at the 'Drama Centre.' His acting debut came when he went on a world tour with Robert Lepage's 'Geometry of Miracles'. Then came Wives and Daughters
. Along with his TV work, he took a year out and appeared in the 1999-2000 RSC season in Stratford-Upon-Avon...
Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, to Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker. His parents were both of half Welsh and half English descent. Influenced by Richard Burton
, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. In 1965, he moved to London and joined the National Theatre...
Anthony Ingruber had an international upbringing, living in The Philippines, Canada, Australia, Cyprus, New Zealand and The Netherlands. He developed his talents by studying film acting at the Wellington Performing Arts Centre and worked briefly at 'Weta Workshop [nz]', where he was given the chance to do production work on the Academy Award-winning film, Avatar (2009)...
Anthony Mackie is an American actor. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Martha (Gordon) and Willie Mackie, Sr., who owned a business, Mackie Roofing. Anthony has been featured in feature films, television series and Broadway and Off-Broadway plays, including Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Drowning Crow...
A bilingual voice actor, Anthony has narrated on-air promos for several networks, including NBC, MTV (and MTV tr3s,) Spike, Comedy Central, CNN, HBO, and Showtime, as well as trailers for major and independent studios including Fox Searchlight, Warner Bros Pictures, 20th Century Fox, and IFC Films. Born in the Bronx and raised in Washington Heights...
Anthony Minghella was the son of immigrants from Italy, who own an ice-cream factory on the Isle of Wight, where Anthony was born on January 6, 1954. He and his two siblings, Edana Minghella
and Dominic Minghella
, grew up there, a popular British holiday spot. After graduating from the University of Hull...
Anthony Newley was born in Hackney, London, England, to Frances Grace Newley and George Kirby, a shipping clerk. He was attracted to acting, after seeing an ad for a child actor in a Fleet Street window. He attended the Italia Conti Stage School from the age of 14 and, two years later, played the Artful Dodger in David Lean
Anthony Perkins was born April 4, 1932 in New York City to Janet Esselstyn (Rane) and Osgood Perkins
, an actor of both stage and film. His paternal great-grandfather was noted engraver Andrew Varick Stout Anthony. Perkins attended the Brooks School, the Browne & Nichols School, Columbia University and Rollins College...
Anthony Quayle was born in Ainsdale in September 1913, the son of a Lancashire lawyer. He completed his education at Rugby School and had a brief spell at RADA, before treading the boards for the first time as the straight man in a music hall comedy act in 1931. Tall, burly, round-faced and possessed of a powerful and resonant voice...
Anthony Tyler Quinn
Anthony Tyler Quinn was born July, 25th 1962 in New London, Connecticut. At the age of two he and his family moved to the Midwestern town of Rockford, IL. Due to his ability to memorize lines and his love of acting at age 19 he moved to Los Angeles to look for work. He is best known for his four year stint on the hit ABC sitcom 'Boy Meets World' alongside Ben Savage.
Anthony Quinn was born Antonio Rudolfo Oaxaca Quinn on April 21, 1915, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Manuela (Oaxaca) and Francisco Quinn, who became an assistant cameraman at a Los Angeles (CA) film studio. His paternal grandfather was Irish, and the rest of his family was Mexican. After starting life in extremely modest circumstances in Mexico...
Anthony Rapp started his career at the age of six, and received his first professional job at the age of nine. His breakout came when he originated the role of "Mark Cohen" in Jonathan Larson
's production of the Broadway musical "Rent". He can be heard on the original cast recording.
Anthony attended Marquette University on the Liberace Foundation Scholarship for Performance, where he studied Theatre and Spanish Literature. While at Marquette he worked with the Pabst Theatre and the Wisconsin Shakespeare Company, appearing in a range of plays spanning classic, modern and musical...
Anthony Brandon Wong
Anthony Brandon Wong is an award-winning actor who has played a wide range of roles in numerous films, more than 40 hit television programs, and over thirty stage productions in the US, Canada, Asia, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Africa. He is best known to international audiences for his role as 'Ghost'...
Anthony Chau-Sang Wong
Anthony Wong Chau-Sang was born to a British father and a Chinese mother. He never knew his father, since the man left his family when Wong was four years old. He trained acting at ATV and later enrolled into the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. After working in several TV Series, he shot to...
Hailing from Long Beach, California, talented character actor Anthony Zerbe has kept busy in Hollywood and on stage since the late 1960s, often playing villainous or untrustworthy characters, with his narrow gaze and unsettling smirk. Zerbe was born May 20, 1936 in Long Beach, and served a stint in...
Antje Traue was born in Mittweida, Saxony, East Germany. Her mother was a musician and dancer. Traue was raised speaking Russian. She discovered her love for acting at an early age. As a teenager, Traue attended the "International Munich Art Lab", where she was cast in the lead role in the theatre play...
Antoinette Kalaj was born and raised in the Bronx, New York, the eldest of four children to Albanian immigrant parents. At 11 years old, her dad's construction business moved the family to Detroit, Michigan, where she first discovered her passion for performing. She was classically trained in Opera, and also has a strong passion for music...
British actor Anton Lesser (b. 1952) has played many of the principal Shakespearian roles for the Royal Shakespeare Company (Associate Artist since 1990), including Petruchio, Romeo and Richard III. He is very active in radio (BBC) and spoken word audio. Over a dozen recordings range from Paradise Lost and Homer to the title role in Hamlet...
Anton Yelchin was an American actor, known for playing Bobby in Hearts in Atlantis
, Chekov in the Star Trek
reboot, Charlie Brewster in the Fright Night
remake, and Jacob in Like Crazy
. He was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia, USSR, to a Jewish family. His parents, Irina Korina and Viktor Yelchin...
Antonia was born in England but was raised in Virginia, USA till she was 12. She then lived in Wiltshire. She played leads in National Youth Music Theatre as a child and did Footlights when she studied English at Cambridge University. She left university to go to Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. She...
Antonia last appeared for Cloud 9 as Jem in A Crack in Time in the series William Shatner's A Twist in the Tale. Prior to this Antonia played the lead role in the television drama series Mirror Mirror. She has theatre experience having appeared in Starchild in 1994 and The Magical Kingdom of Thingymijig in 1993.
Antonio Banderas, one of Spain's most famous faces, was a soccer player until breaking his foot at the age of fourteen; he is now an international film star known for playing Zorro in the eponymous film series. He was born José Antonio Domínguez Banderas on August 10, 1960, in Málaga, Andalusia, Spain...
Antonio Cupo was born in Vancouver, Canada. Growing up he performed in numerous theatrical productions both scholastically and regionally, winning him various acting awards throughout high school. By his early 20's, his love for acting had developed into a career. He landed roles in such shows as _The L Word_...
A tall, lanky and twinkle-eyed African-American actor with wonderful onscreen charisma, Antonio Fargas has been appearing on stage and screen for nearly 40 years. His film debut was in Shirley Clarke
's The Cool World
, a gritty, uncompromising tale about African-American youth growing up in Harlem...
Antonio Te Maioha
Born in Auckland and grew up in Hastings, New Zealand. With Maori heritage from his father's side of the family, with both Ngapuhi and Waikato tribal affiliations. Graduate of Toi Whakaari New Zealand Drama School (1992-1993). Having worked on stage between 1994-2001, his theatre credits include roles in 'Te Rakau Hau O Te Wao Tapu'(Dir...
Antonique is an acclaimed actor and a 2015 Grammy nominated singer and writer. She is most famous for her starring role of Faith Evans in "Notorious" where she received rave reviews and was praised by critics, including Jeffery Lyons who called her "one to watch". . Antonique first garnered attention in her buzz-worthy leading role in "Rent" on Broadway as Mimi Marquez...
Anurag Singh Kashyap (born 10 September 1972) is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. Kashyap made his directorial debut with as yet unreleased Paanch, with Kay Kay Menon as the lead. As a filmmaker, he is known for Black Friday (2004), a controversial and award-winning Hindi film about the 1993 Mumbai bombings...
Anushka Sharma was born on 1 May 1988 in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. Her father, Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma, is an army officer, and her mother, Ashima Sharma, is a homemaker. Her father is a native of Uttar Pradesh, while her mother is a Garhwali. Her elder brother is film producer Karnesh Sharma, who earlier served in the Merchant Navy...
Anya Monzikova was born in Vologda, Russia to Natalia Monzikova a single mother of two. When her mom met her step-dad, an American on a vacation to Moscow, fate had brought a new twist to this young girl's life. Her mother re-married and the two moved to Ft. Lauderdale, FL. to live. At a young age, Anya loved to perform...
Anya Engel-Adams was born in upstate New York to a Jewish Caucasian mother and an African American father. She grew up as a competitive gymnast for the first 12 years of her life becoming an elite level gymnast by the age of 12 and competing nationally after winning the state and regional championship...
Anya Taylor-Joy was born in Miami, Florida, the youngest of six children. Her mother is Spanish-English and her father is Scottish-Argentinian. She lived her whole life between Argentina and England. Her dream of becoming an actress came when she was very young and it finally became possible when she was offered a modeling job...
Anzu Lawson is a force of nature in many disciplines. Throughout her artistic life, she's enjoyed success in acting, music, stand-up comedy, screenwriting & directing. A true warrior when it comes to following her passions, which have led her on many creative adventures, each one adding another layer to the multi-dimensional artist that is Anzu Lawson...
April Michelle Bowlby was born on 30 July 1980 in Vallejo, California, USA. She and her family moved to Manteca, California, when she was a small child. April studied ballet, French and marine biology at Moorpark College, before deciding to pursue an acting career. She studied drama with Ivana Chubbuck
Born in Muskegon Michigan the second oldest of 6 children. April is an active space advocate, videographer and live science show presenter for Griffith Observatory in Hollywood California. Awarded multiple scholarships for both drama and Teen Bible Quiz, April graduated from Evangel University (aka/cbc) with a B.A. in Communications and Bible...