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“ Days of Our Lives as E.J. DiMera

January 14, 1979 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England ” - TheDeadGodfather
Jay Kenneth Johnson
Jay Kenneth Johnson was born and raised in Springfield, Missouri. He attended Kickapoo High School and Missouri State University. During Jay's sophomore year at Missouri State, he made the move to Los Angeles and quickly landed a role on Days of Our Lives, playing Philip Kiriakis till 2002. He went on to work with Aaron Spelling...
“ Days of Our Lives as Philip Kiriakis

February 24, 1977 in Springfield, Missouri ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Days of Our Lives as Brady Black

July 27, 1971 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania ” - TheDeadGodfather
Casey Deidrick
Actor, Eye Candy
Casey Deidrick can currently (2017) be seen on the hit MTV series Teen Wolf. Casey portrays Halwyn, a former resident of Eichen House who just so happens to be a hundred year old Hellhound with mysterious ties to an ancient evil now threatening Beacon Hills in the aftermath of the Ghost Riders and the Wild Hunt...
“ Days of Our Lives as Chad DiMera

April 25, 1987 in Santa Clara, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood. He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer. Depp was raised in Florida. He dropped out of school when he was 15...
“ John Christopher Depp II
June 9, 1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky ” - TheDeadGodfather
Brad Pitt
An actor and producer known as much for his versatility as he is for his handsome face, Golden Globe-winner Brad Pitt's most widely recognized role may be Tyler Durden in Fight Club. However, his portrayals of Billy Beane in Moneyball, and Rusty Ryan in the remake of Ocean's Eleven and its sequels, also loom large in his filmography...
“ William Bradley Pitt
December 18, 1963 in Shawnee, Oklahoma ” - TheDeadGodfather
John Travolta
John Joseph Travolta was born in Englewood, New Jersey, one of six children of Helen Travolta (née Helen Cecilia Burke) and Salvatore/Samuel J. Travolta. His father was of Italian descent and his mother was of Irish ancestry. His father owned a tire repair shop called Travolta Tires in Hillsdale, NJ...
“ John Joseph Travolta
February 18, 1954 in Englewood, New Jersey ” - TheDeadGodfather
Will Kirby
Board certified dermatologist, Dr. Will Kirby, has a degree in Biology from Emory University. He received his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University and completed his first year of postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center. His dermatology residency training...
“ Big Brother 2 & 7 as Himself

William Terence Kirby
January 2, 1973 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy ” - TheDeadGodfather
James Dean
James Byron Dean was born February 8, 1931 in Marion, Indiana, to Mildred Marie (Wilson) and Winton A. Dean, a farmer turned dental technician. His mother died when Dean was nine, and he was subsequently raised on a farm by his aunt and uncle in Fairmount, Indiana. After grade school, he moved to New York to pursue his dream of acting...
“ James Byron Dean
February 8, 1931 in Marion, Indiana - September 30, 1955 (age 24) in Cholame, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Matt Bomer
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...
“ White Collar as Neal Caffrey

Matthew Staton Bomer
October 11, 1977 in Spring, Texas ” - TheDeadGodfather
Kurt Cobain
Soundtrack, Moulin Rouge!
Kurt Cobain was born on February 20 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. Kurt and his family lived in Hoquiam for the first few months of his life then later moved back to Aberdeen, where he had a happy childhood until his parents divorced. The divorce left Kurt's outlook on the world forever scarred. He became withdrawn and anti-social...
“ Kurt Donald Cobain
February 20, 1967 in Aberdeen, Washington - April 5, 1994 (age 27) in Seattle, Washington ” - TheDeadGodfather
Heath Ledger
When hunky, twenty-year-old heart-throb Heath Ledger first came to the attention of the public in 1999, it was all too easy to tag him as a "pretty boy" and an actor of little depth. He spent several years trying desperately to sway this image, but this was a double-edged sword. His work comprised nineteen films...
“ Heath Andrew Ledger
April 4, 1979 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia - January 22, 2008 (age 28) in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
Guy Williams
An exceptionally handsome and charismatic performer with a sexy baritone voice, Guy Williams was born Armand Joseph Catalano (nicknamed "Armando" by his family) of Italian parentage in New York City on January 14, 1924. The elder child of an insurance broker (he had a younger sister, Valerie), he was raised in the Washington Heights area...
“ Zorro as Don Diego de la Vega & Lost in Space as Prof. John Robinson

Armando Joseph Catalano
January 14, 1924 in New York City - April 30, 1989 (age 65) in Buenos Aires, Argentina ” - TheDeadGodfather
Mark Goddard
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...
“ Lost in Space as Maj. Don West

Charles Goddard
July 24, 1936 in Lowell, Massachusetts ” - TheDeadGodfather
John Stamos
Actor, Full House
John Phillip Stamos was born in Cypress, California, to Loretta (Phillips), a model, and William Stamos, a restaurateur. His father was of Greek descent, with the family surname originally being "Stamotopoulos". John has two younger sisters, Janeen and Alaina, both school teachers. His first professional role was as Blackie Parrish on the daytime soap General Hospital from 1982-1984...
“ Dreams as Gino Minnelli, You Again? as Matt Willows, Full House as Jesse Katsopolis & Jake in Progress as Jake Phillips

John Phillip Stamos
August 19, 1963 in Cypress, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Charlie Sheen
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...
“ Two and a Half Men as Charlie Harper & Anger Management as Charlie Goodson

Carlos Irwin Estevez
September 3, 1965 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
Ashton Kutcher
Christopher Ashton Kutcher was born on February 7, 1978 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Diane (Finnegan), who was employed at Procter & Gamble, and Larry Kutcher, a factory worker. He has a fraternal twin brother, Michael, and a sister, Tausha. He is of Czech (father) and Irish, German, and Czech (mother) descent...
“ That '70s Show as Michael Kelso & Two and a Half Men as Walden Schmidt

Christopher Ashton Kutcher
February 7, 1978 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa ” - TheDeadGodfather
Michael Pitt
Michael Carmen Pitt (born April 10, 1981) is an American actor, model and musician. A casting agent, whom Pitt mistook as a police officer attempting to arrest him, noticed him and recommended him for a guest role on the television series Dawson's Creek (he played Henry Parker in 15 episodes between 1999 and 2000)...
“ Dawson's Creek as Henry Parker & Boardwalk Empire as James 'Jimmy' Darmody

Michael Carmen Pitt
April 10, 1981 in West Orange, New Jersey ” - TheDeadGodfather
Jared Padalecki
Jared Padalecki was born in San Antonio, Texas, to Sherri (Kammer), a teacher of English, and Gerald Padalecki, a tax accountant. He is of Polish (father) and German, English, Scottish, and French (mother) descent. Jared started to take acting lessons when he was 12. Then, he won the "Claim to Fame" Contest in 1999 and got to appear on the Teen Choice awards...
“ Gilmore Girls as Dean Forester & Supernatural as Sam Winchester

Jared Tristan Padalecki
July 19, 1982 in San Antonio, Texas ” - TheDeadGodfather
John Corbett
John Corbett is an American actor who received Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Chris Stevens in Northern Exposure, and a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Aidan Shaw in Sex and the City. He was born John Joseph Corbett on May 9...
“ John Joseph Corbett Junior
May 9, 1961 in Wheeling, West Virginia ” - TheDeadGodfather
Ian Somerhalder
Ian Somerhalder was born and raised in the small southern town of Covington, Louisiana. His mother, Edna (née Israel), is a massage therapist, and his father, Robert Somerhalder, is a building contractor. He has Cajun (French), English, and Scots-Irish ancestry. Boating, swimming, fishing and training horses filled much of his recreational time growing up...
“ Ian Joseph Somerhalder
December 8, 1978 in Covington, Louisiana ” - TheDeadGodfather
Chace Crawford
Christopher Chace Crawford was born in Lubbock, Texas, the son of Dana (Plott), a teacher, and Chris Wayne Crawford, a dermatologist. He grew up in Plano, Texas, and has a younger sister, Candice Crawford Romo, who studied broadcast journalism and won the Miss Missouri USA title in 2008. Chace played football and golf in high school...
“ Christopher Chace Crawford
July 18, 1985 in Lubbock, Texas ” - TheDeadGodfather
Clark Gable
William Clark Gable was born on February 1, 1901 in Cadiz, Ohio, to Adeline (Hershelman) and William Henry Gable, an oil-well driller. He was of German, Irish, and Swiss-German descent. When he was seven months old, his mother died, and his father sent him to live with his maternal aunt and uncle in Pennsylvania...
“ William Clark Gable
February 1, 1901 in Cadiz, Ohio - November 16, 1960 (age 59) in Los Angeles, California (coronary thrombosis) ” - TheDeadGodfather
Cary Grant
Once told by an interviewer, "Everybody would like to be Cary Grant", Grant is said to have replied, "So would I." Cary Grant was born Archibald Alexander Leach on January 18, 1904 in Horfield, Bristol, England, to Elsie Maria (Kingdon) and Elias James Leach, who worked in a factory. His early years in Bristol would have been an ordinary lower-middle-class childhood...
“ Archibald Alexander Leach
January 18, 1904 in Horfield, Bristol, England - November 29, 1986 (age 82) in Davenport, Iowa (cerebral hemorrhage) ” - TheDeadGodfather
James Cagney
Actor, White Heat
One of Hollywood's preeminent male stars of all time (eclipsed, perhaps, only by "King" Clark Gable and arguably by Gary Cooper or Spencer Tracy), and the cinema's quintessential "tough guy", James Cagney was also an accomplished--if rather stiff--hoofer and easily played light comedy. James Francis Cagney was born on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in New York City...
“ James Francis Cagney
July 17, 1899 in New York City - March 30, 1986 (age 86) in Stanfordville, New York (heart attack following illness from diabetes) ” - TheDeadGodfather
Humphrey Bogart
Actor, Casablanca
Humphrey DeForest Bogart was born in New York City, New York, to Maud Humphrey, a famed magazine illustrator and suffragette, and Belmont DeForest Bogart, a moderately wealthy surgeon (who was secretly addicted to opium). Bogart was educated at Trinity School, NYC, and was sent to Phillips Academy in Andover...
“ Humphrey DeForest Bogart
December 25, 1899 in New York City - January 14, 1957 (age 57) in Los Angeles, California (cancer of the esophagus) ” - TheDeadGodfather
Rod Serling
John Phillips is the name used by longtime television and film writer Rod Serling when he asked that his real name be removed as the writer of the pilot episode of the series "The New People" in 1969. While Serling's name remained as series developer, he was sufficiently annoyed with ABC- TV's editing of the pilot-- it was cut from 52 to 45 minutes to fit into a 90 minute time slot...
“ Rodman Edward Serling
December 25, 1924 in Syracuse, New York - June 28, 1975 (age 50) in Rochester, New York (complications arising from a coronary bypass operation) ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ June 13, 1962 in London, England - September 24, 1996 (age 34) in West London, England (road accident) ” - TheDeadGodfather
George Raft
George Raft was born and grew up in a poor family in Hell's Kitchen, at the time one of the roughest, meanest areas of New York City. He was born George Ranft, and was the son of Eva (Glockner) and Conrad Ranft, a department store deliveryman. His parents were both of German descent. In his youth, he showed a great interest in...
“ George Ranft
September 26, 1901 in New York City - November 24, 1980 (age 79) in Los Angeles, California (leukemia) ” - TheDeadGodfather
Tony Curtis
Tony Curtis was born Bernard Schwartz, the eldest of three children of Helen (Klein) and Emanuel Schwartz, Jewish immigrants from Hungary. Curtis himself admits that while he had almost no formal education, he was a student of the "school of hard knocks" and learned from a young age that the only person who ever had his back was himself...
“ Bernard Herschel Schwartz
June 3, 1925 in Bronx, New York - September 29, 2010 (age 85) in Henderson, Nevada (cardiopulmonary arrest) ” - TheDeadGodfather
Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Mildred Burgess LaRue (Noel) and John Uhler Lemmon, Jr., the president of a doughnut company. His ancestry included Irish (from his paternal grandmother) and English. Jack attended Ward Elementary near his Newton, MA home. At age 9 he was sent to Rivers Country Day School...
“ John Uhler Lemmon III
February 8, 1925 in Newton, Massachusetts - June 27, 2001 (age 76) in Los Angeles, California (bladder cancer) ” - TheDeadGodfather
Steve Buscemi
Actor, Fargo
Steve Buscemi was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Dorothy (Wilson), a restaurant hostess, and John Buscemi, a sanitation worker. He is of Italian (father) and English, Dutch, and Irish (mother) descent. He became interested in acting during his last year of high school. After graduating, he moved to Manhattan to study acting with John Strasberg...
“ Steven Vincent Buscemi
December 13, 1957 in Brooklyn, New York ” - TheDeadGodfather
Quentin Tarantino
Writer, Pulp Fiction
Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. His father, Tony Tarantino, is an Italian-American actor and musician from New York, and his mother, Connie (McHugh), is a nurse from Tennessee. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old. In January of 1992...
“ Quentin Jerome Tarantino
March 27, 1963 in Knoxville, Tennessee ” - TheDeadGodfather
Michael Madsen
Michael Madsen's long career spans 25 years and more than 170 films in which he has played memorable characters in myriad box office hits, including: Kill Bill: Vol. 1, Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Sin City, Hell Ride, Die Another Day, Donnie Brasco, Species, The Getaway, Thelma & Louise...
“ Michael Soren Madsen
September 25, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois ” - TheDeadGodfather
Tony Denison
Award-winning actor Tony Denison joined the cast of The Closer, starring Kyra Sedgwick, as Det. Andy Flynn in 2005, which quickly became TNT's # 1 Drama. Transitioning his role onto the spin-off series Major Crimes, Lt. Flynn is a consistent fan-favorite known for his antics opposite GW Bailey's Lt...
“ Anthony John Sarrero
September 20, 1949 in Harlem, New York ” - TheDeadGodfather
Edward G. Robinson
Edward G. Robinson arrived in the United States at age ten, and his family moved into New York's Lower East Side. He took up acting while attending City College, abandoning plans to become a rabbi or lawyer. The American Academy of Dramatic Arts awarded him a scholarship, and he began work in stock...
“ Emmanuel Goldenberg
December 12, 1893 in Bucharest, Romania - January 26, 1973 (age 79) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California (cancer) ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Peter Paul Reckell
May 7, 1955 in Elkhart, Indiana ” - TheDeadGodfather
Stephen Nichols
After turning down an art scholarship to Ohio State University, Stephen Nichols traveled west, studied Yoga and lived as a monk while preparing vegetarian meals for the monks and nuns in a Hollywood ashram. After three years of celibacy, a steady diet of ice cream and the films of Truffaut and Bergman...
“ February 19, 1951 in Cincinnati, Ohio ” - TheDeadGodfather
Robert De Niro
Actor, Goodfellas
One of the greatest actors of all time, Robert De Niro was born on August 17, 1943 in Manhattan, New York City, to artists Virginia (Admiral) and Robert De Niro Sr. His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestry is English, Dutch, German, French and Irish. He was trained at the Stella Adler Conservatory and the American Workshop...
“ Robert Anthony De Niro Jr.
August 17, 1943 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
Al Pacino
One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of film's greatest decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies. Alfredo James Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family...
“ Alfredo James Pacino
April 25, 1940 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in 1949...
“ Marlon Brando Jr.
April 3, 1924 in Omaha, Nebraska - July 1, 2004 (age 80) in Los Angeles, California (pulmonary fibrosis) ” - TheDeadGodfather
Martin Scorsese
Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later provided the inspiration for several of his films...
“ Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese
November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York ” - TheDeadGodfather
River Phoenix
River Phoenix was born River Jude Bottom in Madras, Oregon. His mother, Arlyn (Dunetz), a Bronx-born secretary, and his father, John Bottom, a carpenter, met in California in 1968. They worked as itinerant fruit pickers, and later joined the Children of God religious group (John was originally Catholic...
“ River Jude Bottom
August 23, 1970 in Madras, Oregon - October 31, 1993 (age 23) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California (drug-induced heart failure) ” - TheDeadGodfather
Jim Morrison
Soundtrack, Forrest Gump
Jim Morrison was born on December 8, 1943 in Melbourne, Florida, to Clara Virginia (Clarke) and George Stephen Morrison, a U.S. Naval Officer who fought in World War II. Jim eventually became so estranged from his parents that he would later claim that they were dead. Not much is known about his early years...
“ James Douglas Morrison
December 8, 1943 in Melbourne, Florida - July 3, 1971 (age 27) in Paris, France (heart failure) ” - TheDeadGodfather
Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson is an American producer and highly prolific actor, having appeared in over 100 films, including Die Hard with a Vengeance, Unbreakable, Shaft, Formula 51, Black Snake Moan, Snakes on a Plane, and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999-2005), as well as the Marvel Cinematic Universe...
“ Samuel Leroy Jackson
December 21, 1948 in Washington, District of Columbia ” - TheDeadGodfather
Ray Liotta
Actor, Goodfellas
Intense is the word for Ray Liotta. He specializes in psychopathic characters who hide behind a cultivated charm. Even in his nice guy roles in Field of Dreams and Operation Dumbo Drop, you get the impression that something is smoldering inside of him. Liotta maintains a steady stream of work, completing multiple projects per year...
“ Raymond Allen Liotta
December 18, 1954 in Newark, New Jersey ” - TheDeadGodfather
Alexander Skarsgård
Actor, True Blood
Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård was born in Stockholm, Sweden and is the eldest son of famed actor Stellan Skarsgård. Among his siblings are actors Gustaf Skarsgård, Bill Skarsgård, and Valter Skarsgård. For most of his formative years, his father was an acclaimed actor in Europe but had not yet achieved the international fame that came after his star turn in Breaking the Waves...
“ Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård
August 25, 1976 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden ” - TheDeadGodfather
Michael Woods
Michael Woods was born in Detroit, Michigan to Dr. Joseph and Dorothy Woods. He is a theatre trained actor who received his BFA in drama from The University of Detroit/Marygrove College, where in 1977 he won the ACTF Kennedy Center honor for "The Brig". Michael then did regional theatre in such plays...
“ July 10, 1957 in Detroit, Michigan ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Andrew Clay Silverstein
September 29, 1957 in Brooklyn, New York ” - TheDeadGodfather
Harvey Keitel
American actor and producer Harvey Keitel was born on May 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York City. An Oscar and Golden Globe Award nominee, he has appeared in films such as Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets and Taxi Driver, Ridley Scott's The Duellists and Thelma & Louise, Peter Yates' Mother, Jugs & Speed...
“ May 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York ” - TheDeadGodfather
Eric Stoltz
Actor, Mask
Eric Cameron Stoltz is a theater-trained actor and producer who has starred in both independent and studio films. He was born on September 30, 1961 in Whittier, California, to Evelyn Vawter, a violinist and schoolteacher, and Jack Stoltz, an elementary school teacher. He has German, English, and Scottish ancestry...
“ Eric Cameron Stoltz
September 30, 1961 in Whittier, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Tim Roth
Often mistaken for an American because of his skill at imitating accents, actor Tim Roth was born Timothy Simon Roth on May 14, 1961 in Lambeth, London, England. His mother, Ann, was a teacher and landscape painter. His father, Ernie, was a journalist who had changed the family name from "Smith" to "Roth"; Ernie was born in Brooklyn, New York, to an immigrant family of Irish ancestry...
“ Timothy Simon Smith
May 14, 1961 in London, England ” - TheDeadGodfather
James Woods
James Woods is a leanly built, strangely handsome actor-producer-director with intense eyes and a sometimes untrustworthy grin, who has been impressing audiences for over three decades with his compelling performances. James Howard Woods was born on April 18th, 1947 in Vernal, Utah, the son of Martha A...
“ James Howard Woods
April 18, 1947 in Vernal, Utah ” - TheDeadGodfather
Joe Pesci
Actor, Goodfellas
Compact Italian-American actor Joe Pesci was born February 9, 1943 in Newark, New Jersey, to Mary (Mesce), a part-time barber, and Angelo Pesci, a bartender and forklift driver. Pesci first broke into entertainment as a child actor, and by the mid-1950s, was starring on the series "Star Time Kids". In the mid-1960s...
“ Joseph Frank Pesci
February 9, 1943 in Newark, New Jersey ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Daniel Louis Aiello Jr.
June 20, 1933 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
William Forsythe
Actor, The Rock
Dynamically entertaining heavyset US actor with piercing eyes, William Forsythe has a superb talent for playing some truly unlikeable and downright nasty characters that dominate the films in which he appears! If you're cast as the "hero" against Forsythe's "villain", then you have your work cut out for you...
“ June 7, 1955 in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York ” - TheDeadGodfather
Treat Williams
Actor, Everwood
Richard Treat Williams was born in Rowayton, Connecticut, to Marian (Andrew), who dealt in antiques, and Richard Norman Williams, a corporate executive. Educated at prep-school, he first made a serious commitment to his craft during his days at Pennsylvania's Franklin and Marshall College. Working summers with the nearby Fulton Repertory Theatre at Lancaster in the heart of Amish country...
“ Richard Treat Williams
December 1, 1951 in Rowayton, Connecticut ” - TheDeadGodfather
Jack Lord
Jack Lord was the son of William Lawrence Ryan, steamship company executive. He learned his equestrian skills at his mother's fruit farm in the Hudson River Valley. At age 15 he started spending summers at sea in the Merchant Marine, and from the deck of ships, painted and sketched the landscapes he encountered; Africa...
“ John Joseph Patrick Ryan
December 30, 1920 in New York City - January 21, 1998 (age 77) in Honolulu, Hawaii (congestive heart failure) ” - TheDeadGodfather
Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson, an American actor, producer, director and screenwriter, 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 nomination in every decade from the 1960s through the early 2000s...
“ John Joseph Nicholson
April 22, 1937 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
Dennis Hopper
Actor, Speed
With an amazing cinematic career of more than five decades, Dennis Hopper was a multi-talented and unconventional actor/director, regarded by many as one of the true "enfants terribles" of Hollywood. Hopper was born on May 17, 1936 in Dodge City, Kansas, to Marjorie Mae (Davis) and James Millard Hopper...
“ Dennis Lee Hopper
May 17, 1936 in Dodge City, Kansas - May 29, 2010 (age 74) in Venice Beach, California (prostate cancer) ” - TheDeadGodfather
Christopher Walken
Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films, with sandy colored hair, pale complexion and a somewhat nervous disposition. He won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter, and has been seen in mostly supporting roles, often portraying psychologically unstable characters...
“ Ronald Walken
March 31, 1943 in Queens, New York ” - TheDeadGodfather
Keanu Reeves
Actor, The Matrix
Keanu Charles Reeves, whose first name means "cool breeze over the mountains" in Hawaiian, was born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is the son of Patricia Taylor, a showgirl and costume designer, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu's father was born in Hawaii, of British, Portuguese...
“ Keanu Charles Reeves
September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon ” - TheDeadGodfather
Crispin Glover
While he's never been a typical leading man, Crispin Glover has distinguished himself as one of the most intriguing personalities in the movie business. His unusual characters and personal projects have inspired a cult-like following that has dubbed him both madman and genius. The son of actor Bruce Glover...
“ Crispin Hellion Glover
April 20, 1964 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
Kiefer Sutherland
Kiefer Sutherland was born in London, England, UK, to Canadian actors Shirley Douglas and Donald Sutherland, who moved to California shortly after his birth. His maternal grandfather, Tommy Douglas, was a Scottish-born Canadian politician who was a Premier of Saskatchewan for over 17 years and led the national NDP party for almost 10...
“ Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland
December 21, 1966 in Paddington, London, England ” - TheDeadGodfather
Corey Feldman
Corey Scott Feldman began his career at the age of three, starring in a Clio Award-winning McDonald's commercial and has sustained a 35-year career as a steadily working actor, with more than 80 films under his belt. Corey began his career in guest-starring roles on television series such as Mork & Mindy...
“ Corey Scott Feldman
July 16, 1971 in Chatsworth, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Matt Dillon
Matt Dillon's successful film career has spanned over three decades and has showcased his wide range of dramatic and comedic talents. Dillon displayed his versatility with an arresting performance co-starring as a racist cop in the critically acclaimed Paul Haggis film Crash. This role earned him nominations for an Academy award...
“ Matthew Raymond Dillon
February 18, 1964 in New Rochelle, New York ” - TheDeadGodfather
Mickey Rourke
Mickey Rourke was born Phillip Andre Rourke, Jr. on September 16, 1952, in Schenectady, New York, the son of Annette (Cameron) and Phillip Andre Rourke. His father was of Irish and German descent, and his mother was of French-Canadian, English, and German ancestry. When he was six years old, his parents divorced...
“ Philip Andre Rourke Jr.
September 16, 1952 in Schenectady, New York ” - TheDeadGodfather
Tim Daly
Actor, Wings
“ James Timothy Daly
March 1, 1956 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
Jon Polito
A veteran of nearly 100 films, Jon Polito is most recognized for his work with The Coen brothers, as well as his many television appearances as a series regular and guest star. Notable Motion Picture roles are in Millers Crossing, Barton Fink, The Man Who Wasn't There, The Crow, Blankman, and The Freshman with Marlon Brando...
“ John Polito
December 29, 1950 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ” - TheDeadGodfather
Ted Levine
Born in Bellaire, Ohio, in May, 1957, he was among the last graduating class of the Windsor Mountain School in Lennox, Massachusetts. Attended Marlboro College in Vermont. Performed in summer stock and regional theatres in Vermont, Michigan and West Virginia before settling in Chicago and joining The Remains ensemble...
“ Frank Theodore Levine
May 29, 1957 in Bellaire, Ohio ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Ray Sharkey Jr.
November 14, 1952 in Brooklyn, New York - June 11, 1993 (age 40) in New York City (aids) ” - TheDeadGodfather
Ken Wahl
Actor, Wiseguy
After graduating from Bremen High School in Midlothia, Chicago. Wahl began to drift through a variety of jobs before heading to California with a burning desire to succeed in the dramatic arts. Wahl was tall, handsome and athletically gifted, plus he oozed on screen appeal. Wahl's first key role was as the lead character of Richie Genaro, the head of a Bronx street gang, in The Wanderers...
“ Anthony Calzaretta
October 31, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois ” - TheDeadGodfather
William Russ
Son of a naval officer; born in Portsmouth, VA. Father of one daughter. Enjoys thrill sports, is an avid downhill skier.
“ William H. Russ
October 20, 1950 in Portsmouth, Virginia ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Esteban Ernesto Echevarria
December 2, 1956 in Havana, Cuba ” - TheDeadGodfather
Stephen Geoffreys
Stephen Geoffreys made a strong and distinct impression with his winning blend of wild energy and manic intensity that he brought to a handful of hugely enjoyable comedies and horror films made throughout the 1980s. He was born Stephen Geoffrey Miller on November 22, 1964, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Geoffreys...
“ Stephen Geoffrey Miller
November 22, 1964 in Cincinnati, Ohio ” - TheDeadGodfather
Andrew McCarthy
Andrew McCarthy grew up in Westfield, New Jersey, until he was 15. He then moved to Bernardsville, and attended a prep school called the Pingry School, where he performed in plays and musicals and played basketball. At 18, he went to New York University as a theatre major and wound up as the lead in the 1983 film Class...
“ November 29, 1962 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
Kevin Dillon
Actor, Entourage
Kevin Dillon, born in Mamaroneck, New York was known for playing tough guys and bad boys during his early career. His first major role was Rooney, the bully in the brilliant (though much understated) film Heaven Help Us. Kevin has since made many memorable film and television appearances, most notably in Oliver Stone's Platoon and The Doors...
“ Kevin Brady Dillon
August 19, 1965 in Mamaroneck, New York ” - TheDeadGodfather
Val Kilmer
Actor, Heat
Val Kilmer was born in Los Angeles, California, to Gladys Swanette (Ekstadt) and Eugene Dorris Kilmer, who was a real estate developer and aerospace equipment distributor. His mother, born in Indiana, was from a Swedish family, and his father was from Texas. Val studied at Hollywood's Professional's School and...
“ Val Edward Kilmer
December 31, 1959 in Los Angeles, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Billy Idol
Soundtrack, Speed
Born William Michael Albert Broad in Middlesex, England, in 1955, the first child of Bill and Joan Broad. When he was 2, his father moved the family to Long Island, New York, in pursuit of the American dream. They returned 4 years later (now with a baby sister, Jane) to Dorking. America made a big impression on Billy; he loved the big cars and rock music...
“ William Michael Albert Broad
November 30, 1955 in Stanmore, Middlesex, England ” - TheDeadGodfather
Kyle MacLachlan
Actor, Twin Peaks
The "boy next door, if that boy spent lots of time alone in the basement", is how Rich Cohen described Kyle MacLachlan in a 1994 article for "Rolling Stone" magazine. That distinctly askew wholesomeness made MacLachlan a natural to become famous as the alter ego of twisted director David Lynch...
“ Kyle Merritt McLachlan
February 22, 1959 in Yakima, Washington ” - TheDeadGodfather
Seth MacFarlane
Writer, Ted
Seth Woodbury MacFarlane was born in the small New England town of Kent, Connecticut, where he lived with his mother, Ann Perry (Sager), an admissions office worker, his father, Ronald Milton MacFarlane, a prep school teacher, and his sister, Rachael MacFarlane, now a voice actress and singer. He is of English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry, and descends from Mayflower passengers...
“ Seth Woodbury MacFarlane
October 26, 1973 in Kent, Connecticut ” - TheDeadGodfather
Seth Gabel
Actor, Salem
“ Seth Cosentino
October 3, 1981 in Hollywood, Florida ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ John Carter Hensley
August 29, 1977 in Louisville, Kentucky ” - TheDeadGodfather
Julian McMahon
Actor, Nip/Tuck
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...
“ Julian Dana William McMahon
July 27, 1968 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia ” - TheDeadGodfather
Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, to Barbara Lynn (Hepler), a schoolteacher, and Charles Davis Lowe, a lawyer. His brother is actor Chad Lowe. He has German, as well as English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh ancestry. Lowe's family moved to Dayton, Ohio, when he was a child. Rob broke into acting in his teens...
“ Robert Hepler Lowe
March 17, 1964 in Charlottesville, Virginia ” - TheDeadGodfather
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after over four decades in the business. Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and filmographer Robert Downey Sr. and actress Elsie Downey (née Elsie Ann Ford)...
“ Robert John Downey Jr
April 4, 1965 in New York City ” - TheDeadGodfather
James Spader
James Todd Spader was born on February 7, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of teachers Jean (Fraser) and Stoddard Greenwood "Todd" Spader. He attended Phillips Academy in Andover with director Peter Sellars; he dropped out in eleventh grade. He bused tables, shoveled manure, and taught yoga before landing his first roles...
“ James Todd Spader
February 7, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts ” - TheDeadGodfather
John Cusack
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...
“ John Paul Cusack
June 28, 1966 in Evanston, Illinois ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Adolph Larrue Martinez
September 27, 1948 in Glendale, California ” - TheDeadGodfather
Lane Davies
Lane Davies was born in Dalton, Georgia. Though perhaps best known for sardonic roles in television comedy and drama, during 30 years as a stage actor, Lane has performed such roles as Hamlet, Macbeth, Richard III, King Lear, Petruchio, Henry V and Cyrano de Bergerac in companies from San Diego to Providence...
“ Lane Hunt Davies
July 31, 1950 in Dalton, Georgia ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Justin Traylor Deas
March 30, 1948 in Connellsville, Pennsylvania

Keith Timmons - Santa Barbara 1986>1988 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ September 15, 1961 in Durban, South Africa

Jeffrey Conrad - Santa Barbara 1987>1989 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ November 16, 1951

Peter Flint - Santa Barbara 1984>1985 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Leigh McCloskey
Born on June 21, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, Leigh McCloskey was classically trained as an actor at the Juilliard School in Lincoln Center, New York. He began his professional acting career playing Billy Abbott in the original miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man starring Nick Nolte and Peter Strauss. He went on to star in three nighttime television series: Executive Suite...
“ Leigh Joseph McCloskey
June 21, 1955 in Los Angeles, California

Dr. Zach Kelton - Santa Barbara 1988>1989
Ethan Asher - Santa Barbara 1989>1990 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ April 22, 1954 in Santa Barbara, California

Kirk Cranston - Santa Barbara 1985>1987 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Richard Dane Witherspoon
December 27, 1957 in Denton, Texas

Joe Perkins - Santa Barbara 1984 ” - TheDeadGodfather
Jack Wagner
With looks that resemble those of Robert Redford the blond-haired, blue-eyed Wagner was a soap opera favorite as secret agent Frisco Jones in his on-again, off-again appearances on General Hospital. Wagner is a credible actor who doesn't rest on just having good looks. Wagner is just as likely to be found singing as acting...
“ Peter John Wagner
October 3, 1959 in Washington, Missouri

Warren Lockridge - Santa Barbara 1992>1993
Dr. Peter Burns - Melrose Place 1994>1999 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ John Kevin Callahan
December 23, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York

Craig Hunt - Santa Barbara 1989>1991
Dr. Baker - Days of Our Lives 2010 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ Leon Robinson
March 8, 1962 in New York City

J.T. - The Five Heartbeats 1991 ” - TheDeadGodfather
“ April 30, 1956 in New York City

Eddie - The Five Heartbeats 1991 ” - TheDeadGodfather