A list of people big or small that have great talent for getting into any role they are put into.
Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (Gamble), an Australian teacher and property developer, and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., an American advertising executive, originally from Texas. She has an older brother and a younger sister. When she was ten years old...
“ I've seen her in tons of costumes and accents. She gives her all to any role, and nails them in. ” - mykulpotter
Geoffrey Roy Rush was born on July 6, 1951, in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, to Merle (Bischof), a department store sales assistant, and Roy Baden Rush, an accountant for the Royal Australian Air Force. His mother was of German descent and his father had English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. He was raised in Brisbane, Queensland, after his parents split up...
“ I love how he becomes the character. It is simply magic to watch him in a role, no matter how large or small. I honestly think he believes he is every single one of them. Which is why he is able to pull off every scene flawlessly. ” - mykulpotter
Milla Jovovich is an Ukrainian-born actress, supermodel, fashion designer, singer and public figure, who was on the cover of more than a hundred magazines, and starred in such films as The Fifth Element
, and the Resident Evil
franchise. Milica Bogdanovna Jovovich was born on December 17...
“ This woman is simply amazing, and I have not seen the last three Resident Evil movies. Model, musician, designer, and talented actress. A must have for any movie I would ever make. Hard and soft facial features at the same time, the ability to go from comedy to drama seamlessly. Give this girl a Lifetime Achievement Award already, she has done it all! ” - mykulpotter
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...
“ The Godfather of Ghouls, King of Creepy, all bow before his majestic majesty! This guy here could get paragraph after paragraph describing his shear genius and love of acting. He full devoted himself to every role no matter how corny the movie or plot. In his heyday he also never turned down a role. NEVER. Which is why he as still done more movies in Hollywood than any other actor before or after him. I think that deserves a little more than honorable mention. You will be missed Mr. Price, but no never forgotten. ” - mykulpotter
Mark Hamill is an American actor, voice actor, writer, producer, and director. He is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy - Star Wars (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Return of the Jedi (1983) - a role he reprise in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)...
“ Why is he here? Luke Skywalker? No, he is the best voice for Joker ever and there will never be anyone who does as well. Didn't know he was the voice of the Joker? Exactly why he's on the list... ” - mykulpotter
Sir Patrick Stewart was born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England, to Gladys (Barrowclough), a textile worker and weaver, and Alfred Stewart, who was in the army. He was a member of various local drama groups from about age 12. He left school at age 15 to work as a junior reporter on a local paper; he quit when his editor told him he was spending too much time at the theatre and not enough working...
“ I've seen him in many roles, and I believed every single one. He's a captain, he's a scrooge, and he's a crazy C.I.A. director among other things. ” - mykulpotter
Raul Julia was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Olga Arcelay, a mezzo-soprano singer, and Raúl Juliá, an electrical engineer. He graduated from Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola High School in San Juan. Here he studied the rigorous classical curriculum of the Jesuits and was always active in student dramatics...
“ He has seen the unholy maggots that feast at the soul..... and there at summer camp. ” - mykulpotter
One of the world's most famous and distinguished actresses, Dame Maggie Smith was born Margaret Natalie Smith in Essex. Her Scottish mother, Margaret (Hutton), worked as a secretary, and her English father, Nathaniel Smith, was a teacher at Oxford University. Smith has been married twice: to actor Robert Stephens
and to playwright Beverley Cross
“ Who doesn't love this woman for some character she has portrayed in her career? Such a long career as well, I keep finding gems on TMC or other movie channels. She's just a charming face to see in any movie. ” - mykulpotter
Sir Ian Holm is an Academy Award-nominated British film and stage actor who was a star of the Royal Shakespeare Company, and played more than 100 roles in films and on television. He was born Ian Holm Cuthbert on September 12, 1931, in Goodmayes, Essex, UK, to Scottish parents who worked at the Essex mental asylum...
“ This man IS King Lear, and no other. He is the definition of a Shakesperean actor. Still send chills down my spine thinking about him going mad. ” - mykulpotter