MEN OF CULT CINEMA

by dmclaughlinabq | created - 28 May 2013 | updated - 3 months ago | Public

The Men Of Cult Horror, Cult Action, Cult Musical, Cult Science Fiction, Cult Main Stream And Cult Exploitation Films.

In No Order.

List Under Construction.

1. Joe Dallesandro

Actor | The Limey

Joe Dallesandro's still hangin' . . . after battles with drug addiction and alcohol, brushes with the law, three broken marriages and numerous love affairs, plus the suicide of his only sibling Bob. One of the most beautifully photographed wild guys to come out of the Andy Warhol and Paul Morrissey...

--Flesh-- --Trash-- --Heat-- --Blood For Dracula-- --Flesh For Frankenstein-- --Garden Of Death-- --Lonesome Cowboys-- --Beefcake-- --Cry Baby-- --Black Moon-- --The Savage Three-- Madness-- --The Cotton Club--

2. Sid Haig

Actor | House of 1000 Corpses

Tall, bald and nearly always bearded, Sid Haig has provided hulking menace to many a low-budget exploitation film and high-priced action film.

Sid Haig was born Sidney Eddie Mosesian on July 14, 1939 in Fresno, California, a screaming ball of hair. His parents, Roxy (Mooradian) and Haig Mosesian, an...

--Spider Baby-- --THX 1138-- --The Big Doll House-- ---Black Mama White Mama-- --Savage Sisters-- --Warlords-- --Galaxy Of Terror-- -Blood Bath-- --The Woman Hunt-- --Jackie Brown-- House Of 1000 Corpses-- --The Devils Rejects-- --C. C. And Company-- --Kill Bill Vol. 2-- --Beyond Atlantis-- --Pit Stop-- --Night Of The Living Dead 3D--

3. Bruce Campbell

Actor | Army of Darkness

In 1979 with his Detroit friends, Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, Bruce Campbell raised $350,000 for a low-budget film, The Evil Dead (1981), in which he starred and co-executive produced. Completed piecemeal over four years, the film first gained notoriety in England where it became the best-selling ...

--The Evil Dead-- --Crime Wave-- --Evil Dead II-- --Maniac Cop-- --Maniac Cop II-- --Mindwarp-- --Lunatics: A Love Story-- --Wax Work II: Lost In Time-- --Army Of Darkness-- --Bubba Ho-Tep-- --The Man With The Screaming Brain-- --My Name Is Bruce--

4. Fred Williamson

Actor | MASH

Former Oakland Raiders/Kansas City Chiefs football star who rose to prominence as one of the first African-American male action stars of the "blaxploitation" genre of the early 1970s, who has since gone on to a long and illustrious career as an actor, director, writer, and producer! Burly, yet ...

--M*A*S*H-- --Legend Of *beep* Charlie-- --Hammer-- --Black Caesar-- --One Down, Two To Go-- --Hell Up In Harlem-- --The Soul On *beep* Charlie-- --The Inglorious Bastards-- --That Man Bolt-- --Crazy Joe-- --Black Eye-- --The Hard Way-- --Boss *beep* --Buck Town-- --Mean Johnny Barrows-- --Take A Hard Ride-- --From Dusk Till Dawn-- -- --Original Gangstas-- Zombie Apocalypse--

5. Richard O'Brien

Actor | The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Born in Cheltenham, England, Richard Smith's family moved to Tauranga, New Zealand, in 1951 when his father, an accountant, decided to become a sheep farmer. Watching horror and science-fiction double features in nearby Hamilton, Smith added an interest in acting to his love of rock and roll. He ...

--Rocky Horror Picture Show-- --Shock Treatment-- --Flash Gordon-- --Jubilee-- --Dark City-- --The Mumbo Jumbo-- --Elvira's Haunted Hills--

6. Christopher Lee

Actor | Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was perhaps the only actor of his generation to have starred in so many films and cult saga. Although most notable for personifying bloodsucking vampire, Dracula, on screen, he portrayed other varied characters on screen, most of which were villains, whether it ...

--Horror Of Dracula-- --The Mummy-- --The Brides Of Fu Manchu-- --The Gorgon-- --The Satanic Rites Of Dracula-- --To The Devil A Daughter-- --The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring-- --The Torture Chamber Of Dr. Sadism--

7. Jeffrey Combs

Actor | The Frighteners

Jeffrey Combs was born on September 9th, 1954 in Oxnard, California. He grew up in Lompoc, California with a plethora of siblings both older and younger. He attended the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in Santa Maria, and the Professional Actor's Training Program at the University of ...

--Frightmare-- --Re-Animator-- --Bride Of Re-Animator-- --From Beyond-- --Cellar Dweller-- --Doctor Mordrid-- --Castle Freak-- -The Frighteners-- --Cyber Stalker-- --House On Haunted Hill-- --Beyond Re-Animator-- --Night Of The Living Dead 3D: Re-Animation--

8. Bruce Lee

Actor | Meng long guo jiang

Bruce Lee remains the greatest icon of martial arts cinema and a key figure of modern popular media. Had it not been for Bruce Lee and his movies in the early 1970s, it's arguable whether or not the martial arts film genre would have ever penetrated and influenced mainstream North American and ...

--Enter The Dragon-- --Fists Of Fury-- --The Way Of The Dragon-- --Marlowe-- --The Chinese Connection--

9. Bud Cort

Actor | The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

Bud Cort, American actor/comedian, was born Walter Edward Cox in New Rochelle, New York. The second of five children, he grew up in Rye, New York, the son of Joseph P. Cox, an orchestra leader, pianist, and owner of a successful men's clothing store in Rye, and Alma M. Court a former newspaper and ...

--Harold And Maude-- --M*A*S*H-- --Brewster McCloud-- --The Strawberry Statement-- --Gasssssss-- --Why Shoot The Teacher-- --Die Laughing-- --Son Of Hitler-- --Invaders From Mars-- --Out Of The Dark-- --Ted and Venus-- --Dogma-- --Pollock-- --The Life Aquatic--

10. David Carradine

Actor | Kill Bill: Vol. 2

David Carradine was born in Hollywood, California, the eldest son of legendary character actor John Carradine, and his wife, Ardanelle Abigail (McCool). He presided over an acting family that included brothers Keith Carradine and Robert Carradine as well as his daughters Calista Carradine and ...

--Death Race 2000-- --Deathsport-- --Cannonball-- --Boxcar Bertha-- --Thunder And Lighting-- --Circle Of Iron-- --Q The Winged Serpent-- --Safari 3000-- --Warlords-- --Sonny Boy-- --Crime Zone-- --Evil Toons-- --Kill Bill--

11. James Dean

Actor | East of Eden

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 ...

--Rebel Without A Cause-- --East Of Eden-- --Giant-

12. Jorge Rivero

Actor | Alerta, alta tension

Very handsome and muscular Mexican leading man of Spanish origin, on-screen from the mid-1960s. Ironically, in his debut film he played a masked wrestler and his face was never shown. Rivero soon became a sex symbol and a major box-office star, and was called by Hollywood to star with John Wayne in ...

--Conquest-- --Werewolf-- Soldier Blue-- Fist Fighter-- --Hit Man-- --Rio Lobo-- The Popcorn Chronicles-- --Killing Machine-- --Bordello-- --Manaos-- --The Last Hard Men-- --The Sins Of Adam And Eve--

13. David Lochary

Actor | Pink Flamingos

Divine's former best friend, with dyed silver hair, met the future Waters star in beauty school in Baltimore, Maryland. Divine later claimed that he had "never even heard the word 'drag' before David," and that Lochary did his makeup and wigs at parties (prior to Van Smith). Divine introduced ...

-- Eat Your Makeup-- --Mondo Trasho-- --The Diane Linkletter Story-- -- Multiple Maniacs-- -- Pink Flamingos-- --Female Trouble-- -- Lady Divine--

14. Danny Trejo

Actor | Machete

Danny Trejo was born Dan Trejo in Echo Park, Los Angeles, to Alice (Rivera) and Dan Trejo, a construction worker. A child drug addict and criminal, Trejo was in and out of jail for 11 years. While serving time in San Quentin, he won the lightweight and welterweight boxing titles. Imprisoned for ...

--Machete-- --Machete Kills-- --From Dusk Till Dawn-- --Once Upon A Time In Mexico-- --Anaconda-- --Desperado-- --The Devil's Rejects-- --Zombie Hunter-- --L.A. Slasher-- --Bad Asses-- --Desperado-- --Volcano Zombies-- --The Replacement Killers-- --From Dusk Till Dawn 2/3--

15. Peter Fonda

Actor | Easy Rider

Peter Henry Fonda was born in New York City, to legendary screen star Henry Fonda and New York socialite Frances Seymour Brokaw. He is the brother of actress Jane Fonda and the father of actress Bridget Fonda. His ancestry includes Dutch, English, Scottish, and distant French and Italian.

Fonda made...

--The Wild Angles-- --The Trip-- --Spirits Of The Dead-- --Easy Rider-- --Dirty Mary And Crazy Larry-- --Race With The Devil-- --Future World-- --High Ballin'-- --Spasms--

16. Adam Roarke

Actor | Hells Angels on Wheels

Burly Brooklyn-born tough guy Adam Roarke made an infamous name for himself in 1960s biker flicks, usually donning a black leather jacket and a mean, mean scowl, typically the head of a bunch of hell-raisers. Nine of his more than 30 films would be in motorcycle movies, sometimes at odds with young...

--Hells Angels On Wheels-- --Psych-Out-- --Hell's Belles-- --Nam's Angels-- --Frogs-- --Dirty Mary And Crazy Larry-- --The Stunt Man--

17. Mike Henry

Actor | Smokey and the Bandit

Mike Henry was born August 15th, 1936. He was an athletic professional football player at the time he entered the movies. He played for the Pittsburgh Steelers (1958-61) and the Los Angeles Rams (1962-64). During part of that time (1961-64) he was under contract with Warner Brothers and played a ...

--Tarzan And the Jungle Boy-- --Tarzan And The Great River-- --Tarzan And The Valley Of Gold-- --Smokey And The Bandit-- --Smokey And The Bandit II-- --Smokey And The Bandit Part 3-- --Skyjacked-- --Adios Amigo-- --Number One-- --More Dead Than Alive-- --The Longest Yard--

18. Jim Brown

Actor | Mars Attacks!

Often mentioned as the greatest player in NFL history, this ruggedly handsome African American fullback for the Cleveland Browns first appeared on movie screens in the western Rio Conchos (1964), followed by a strong supporting role as convict commando "Jefferson" in the terrific WW2 action film ...

-- The Dirty Dozen-- --Black Gun-- --Slaughter-- -- Slaughter's Big Rip-Off-- --Riot-- --Three The Hard Way-- -- I Escaped From Devils Island-- --Fingers--

19. Peter Cushing

Actor | Star Wars

Peter Wilton Cushing was born on May 26, 1913 in Kenley, Surrey, England, to Nellie Maria (King) and George Edward Cushing, a quantity surveyor. He and his older brother David were raised first in Dulwich Village, a south London suburb, and then later back in Surrey. At an early age, Cushing was ...

--The Curse Of Frankenstein-- --The Horror Of Dracula-- --The Mummy-- --The Hell Fire Club-- --The Skull-- --Dr, Who And The Daleks-- --Frankenstein Created Woman--- --Scream And Scream Again-- --Asylum-- --MadHouse-- -- The Creeping Flesh--

20. Chief Dan George

Actor | Little Big Man

Chief Dan George was born with the names Geswanouth Slahoot (which was anglicised as 'Dan Slaholt') to a tribal chief on Burrard Indian Reserve Nº. 3 in North Vancouver. His last name was changed to 'George' when he entered a mission boarding school at the age of 5, where the use of his native ...

--Little Big Man-- --Smith-- --Alien Thunder--The Bears And I-- --Harry And Tonto-- --Shadow Of The Hawk-- --The Outlaw Josey Wales-- --Americathon-- --Nothing Personal--

21. Steve Reeves

Actor | Romolo e Remo

Though he did not possess a Herculean acting talent by any stretch, handsome bodybuilder Steve Reeves certainly had an enviable Herculean physique, and made plenty good use of it in Europe during the late 1950s and early 1960s portraying some of filmdom's most famous bronzed gods. Reeves was ...

--Jail Bate-- --Hercules-- --Hercules Unchained-- --Goliath And The Barbarians-- --Morgan The Pirate-- --The Trojan Horse-- --The Slave-- --The Giant Of Marathon--

22. Robert Walker Jr.

Actor | Ensign Pulver

Born at Queens Hospital on April 15, 1940. As the son of actors Robert Walker and Jennifer Jones, Robert Walker Jr. certainly had the right pedigree to make the grade in Hollywood. His parents separated when Robert was only three, and at age 9 his stepfather became the powerful film mogul David O. ...

--Beware! The Blob-- --The Demonsville Terror-- --Hex-- --Young Billy Young-- --The Happening-- -- The Savage Seven-- --Easy Rider-- --Evil Town-- --Killers Three-- --Olivia-- --The Ceremony-- --The Man From O.R.G.Y.-- --Angkor: Cambodia Express-- --Gone With The West-- --Eve--

23. Dennis Hopper

Actor | Easy Rider

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 ...

--Rebel Without A Cause-- --Naked Tide-- --Queen Of Blood-- --The Trip-- --Easy Rider-- --Tracks-- --The American Friend-- --Blood Bath-- --Out Of The Blue-- --Red Rock West-- --The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2-- --The Keeper-- --Land Of The Dead-- --House Of 9--

24. The Marx Brothers

Actor | Duck Soup

The Marx Brothers, Groucho, Chico, Harpo and Zeppo are a group of actors known for Duck Soup (1933), Animal Crackers (1930) Horse Feathers (1932) A Night in Casablanca (1946) A Day at the Races (1937) and A Night at the Opera (1935). They began their careers in Vaudeville, before becoming stars in ...

--Duck Soup-- --The Cocoanuts-- --Animal Crackers-- --Monkey Business-- --Horse Feathers-- --Room Service-- --A Day At The Races-- --A Night At The Opera-- --Go West-- --The Big Store-- --A night In Casablanca--

25. George Reeves

Actor | Adventures of Superman

George Reeves was born George Keefer Brewer in Woolstock, Iowa, to Helen Roberta (Lescher) and Donald C. Brewer. He was of German, English, and Scottish descent. Reeves was raised in Pasadena, California, and educated at Pasadena Junior College. He was a skilled amateur boxer and musician. He ...

--Gone With The Wind-- --Rancho Notorious-- --The Adventures Of Superman (TV Series)-- --So Proudly We Hail-- --The Mutineers-- --Tear Gas Squad-- --Jungle Goddess-- --Special Agent-- --Jungle Jim-- --Superman And The Mole People-- --Bugles In The Afternoon--

26. John Carradine

Actor | The Grapes of Wrath

John Carradine, the son of a reporter/artist and a surgeon, grew up in Poughkeepsie, New York. He attended Christ Church School and Graphic Art School, studying sculpture, and afterward roamed the South selling sketches. He made his acting debut in "Camille" in a New Orleans theatre in 1925. ...

--Voodoo Man-- --Captive Wild Woman-- --The Hound Of The Baskerville (1939)-- --The Mummy's Ghost-- --Revenge Of The Zombies (1943)-- --House Of Frankenstein -- --Johnny Guitar-- --The Unearthly-- --Sex Kittens Go To College-- --The Wizard Of Mars-- --Billy Kid vs Dracula-- --Hillbilly's In A Haunted House-- --Astro Zombies-- --Boxcar Bertha-- --Big Foot-- --The Howling--

27. Malcolm McDowell

Actor | A Clockwork Orange

Malcolm John Taylor was born on June 13, 1943 in Leeds, England, to working-class parents Edna (McDowell), a hotelier, and Charles Taylor, a publican. His father was an alcoholic. Malcolm hated his parents' ways. His father was keen to send his son to private school to give him a good start in life...

--If...-- --A Clockwork Orange-- --O Lucky Man!-- -- --The Royal Flash-- --Caligula-- --Cat People-- --Get Crazy-- --Britannia Hospital-- --Moon 44-- --Class Of 1999-- --Tank Girl-- --Disturbed-- --Halloween (2007)-- --Zombex--

28. Richard Roundtree

Actor | Shaft

Richard Roundtree's iconic career began while attending Southern Illinois University where he was on a football scholarship. After being spotted Richard signed with Johnson Publications to model in their Ebony Fashion Fair, touring 79 cities in 90 days. But rather than returning to school, ...

--Shaft-- --Shaft's Big Score-- --Earthquake-- --Shaft In Africa-- --Portrait Of A Hitman-- --An Eye For An Eye-- --Q The Winged Serpent-- --Maniac Cop-- --Getting Even-- --Angle III: The Final Chapter-- --Original Gangstas-- --Seven--

29. John Agar

Actor | Fort Apache

John Agar was born in Chicago, the eldest of four children. In World War II, Sgt. John Agar was a United States Army Air Force physical instructor. His 1945 marriage at the Wilshire Memorial Church to "America's Sweetheart" Shirley Temple put him in the public eye for the first time, and a movie ...

--Tarantula-- --The Mole People-- --Daughter Of Dr Jekyll-- --The Brain From Planet Arous-- --Curse Of The Swamp Creature-- --Hand Of Death-- --Zontar: The Thing From Venus-- --Women Of The Prehistoric Planet--

30. Nick Adams

Actor | Kaijû daisensô

Nick Adams, best known to audiences as Johnny Yuma of the TV series The Rebel (1959), played leads and supporting parts in many films of the 1950s, often cast in the same "troubled young man" mold as his good friend, James Dean. He was nominated for an Oscar for his performance in Twilight of Honor...

-- Rebel Without A Cause-- --Invasion Of The Astro-Zombie-- -- Mission Mars-- --Sing Boy Sing-- -- Pillow Talk-- -- Frankenstein Conquers The World-- --Die Monster Die-- -- Monster Of Terror-- --Young Dillinger-- --No Time For Sargeants--

31. Boris Karloff

Actor | Bride of Frankenstein

Along with fellow actors Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi and Vincent Price, Boris Karloff is recognized as one of the true icons of horror cinema, and the actor most closely identified with the general public's perception of the "monster" from the classic Mary Shelley book, "Frankenstein". William Henry ...

--Frankenstein-- --Bride Of Frankenstein-- --The Old Dark House-- --The Mummy-- --The Black Cat-- --Corridors Of Blood-- --The Raven-- --The Terror-- --Black Sabbath-- --Did Monster Die-- --Curse Of The Crimson Alter-- --Island Of The Snake People-- --Alien Terror--

32. Grant Williams

Actor | The Incredible Shrinking Man

As a child, Williams acted in summer stock productions. After graduation from high school he joined the Air Force for a four-year stint. Then, returning to New York, he took acting classes with Lee Strasberg. A few minor Broadway roles followed as did parts on some live TV dramas. One of these ...

-- The Incredible Shrinking Man-- --The Monolith Monsters-- --The Leech Woman-- --Susan Slade-- --Brain Of Blood-- --Doomsday Machine-- --The Couch--

33. Buster Crabbe

Actor | Flash Gordon

Buster Crabbe graduated from the University of Southern California. In 1931, while working on That's My Boy (1932) for Columbia Pictures, he was tested by MGM for Tarzan and rejected. Paramount Pictures put him in King of the Jungle (1933) as Kaspa, the Lion Man (after a book of that title but ...

--Flash Gordon (1936)-- --Flash Gordon's Trip To Mars-- --Flash Gordon Conquers The Universe-- --Tarzan The Fearless-- --Buck Rogers-- --Billy The Kids Smoking Gun-- --The Kid Rides Again-- --Pirates Of The High Sea-- --Tip-Off Girls-- --Alien Dead--

34. Richard Carlson

Actor | Creature from the Black Lagoon

The son of an attorney, Richard Carlson had an introspective quality to his performances and looked every inch the academic he first aspired to be. Following his graduation from the University of Minnesota with a Master's Degree in English, the tall, dark-haired youth had a brief stint as a drama ...

--It Came From Outer Space-- --Creature From The Black Lagoon-- --Magnetic Monster-- --Riders To The Sky-- --Tormented-- --Amazing Mr. X-- --The Power-- --Change Of Habit-- --The Valley Of Gwangi--

35. Dick Miller

Actor | Gremlins

A native of the Bronx, New York, Richard "Dick" Miller served in the U.S. Navy for a few years and earned a prize title as a middleweight boxer. He settled in Los Angeles in the mid-1950s, where he was noticed by producer/director Roger Corman, who cast him in most of his low-budget films, usually ...

--A bucket Of Blood-- --The Trip-- --Piranha-- --The Terror-- --Little Shop Of Horror-- --Student Teachers-- --Big Bad Mama-- --Space Raiders-- --Not Of This Earth-- --Gremlins-- --Gremlins II: The New Batch-- --Evil Toons--

36. Elisha Cook Jr.

Actor | Rosemary's Baby

Although this pint-sized actor started out in films often in innocuous college-student roles in mid-30s rah-rahs, playing alongside the likes of a pretty Gloria Stuart or a young, pre-"Oz" Judy Garland, casting directors would soon enough discover his flair for portraying intense neurotics or ...

--The Killing-- --Voodoo Island-- --The House On Haunted Hill-- --One-Eyed Jacks-- --Black Zoo-- --The Haunted Palace-- --The Great Bank Robbery-- --Blacula-- --Rosemary"s Baby-- --Messiah Of Evil-- --Electra Glide In Blue-- --Carny--

37. Bela Lugosi

Actor | Dracula

Bela Lugosi was born Béla Ferenc Dezsö Blaskó on October 20, 1882, Lugos, Hungary, Austria-Hungary (now Lugoj, Romania), to Paula de Vojnich and István Blaskó, a banker. He was the youngest of four children. During WWI, he volunteered and was commissioned as an infantry lieutenant, and was wounded ...

-- Dracula-- -- White Zombie-- -- The Black Cat-- -- Island Of Lost Souls-- -- The Return Of Chandu-- -- Mark Of The Vampire-- -- Glen Or Glenda-- -- Plan 9 From Outer Space-- --The Devil Bat-- --Bride Of The Monster--

38. Franco Nero

Actor | John Wick: Chapter 2

Blue-eyed and well-built Italian actor in international cinema, Franco Nero, was a painting photographer when he was discovered as an actor by director John Huston. He has since appeared in more than 200 movies around the world, working with Europe's top directors, such as Luis Buñuel, Rainer ...

--Django (1966)-- --War Of The Planets-- --Hitch Hike-- --Submission-- --Querelle-- --Enter The Ninja-- --Force 10 From Navarone-- --Blue Eyed Bandit-- --Death Rite--

39. Antonio Fargas

Actor | Foxy Brown

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 (1963), a gritty, uncompromising tale about African-American youth growing up in ...

--Putney Swoope-- --Cisco Pike-- --Across 110th Street-- --Cleopatra Jones-- --Busting-- --Foxy Brown-- --Cornbread, Earl And Me-- --Next Stop Greenwich Village-- --Pretty Baby-- --Crimewave-- --Street Walkin'-- --Whore-- -- Car Wash-- --Gator King-- --Sucker Punch--

40. Charles Napier

Actor | The Silence of the Lambs

Lively character actor who usually plays bodybuilding military types and menacing bad guys. Charles Napier's roles have changed little since his debut in Russ Meyer's Cherry, Harry & Raquel! (1970). Napier went on appearing in other Meyer movies, including the homicidal Harry Sledge in ...

--Cherry, Harry & Raquel!-- --Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls-- --Supervixens-- --Thunder And Lighting-- --Handle With Care-- --Rambo: First Blood Part II-- --The Night Stalker-- --Deep Space-- --Maniac Cop 2-- --Original Gangstas--

41. Tab Hunter

Actor | Damn Yankees

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.

...

--Damn Yankees-- --The Loved One-- --Ride The Wild Surf-- --City In The Sea-- --Birds Do It-- --Operation Bikini-- --Polyester-- --Grease 2-- --Lust In The Dust-- --Grotesque-- --Out Of The Dark--

42. Ron O'Neal

Actor | Super Fly

Tall, lean, handsome veteran stage and classically trained actor, best known for his iconic role as Youngblood Priest - the long haired, stylishly dressed cocaine dealer who wants to make one last big score so he can retire from the cocaine business, in the seminal 1972 crime drama Super Fly. Son ...

--Super Fly-- --Super Fly TNT-- --The Master Gun Fighter-- --Brothers-- --A Force Of One-- --When A Stranger Calls-- --The Final Countdown-- --Red Dawn-- --Zombie Death House-- --Original Gangstas--

43. Rory Calhoun

Actor | Motel Hell

Rory Calhoun was born Francis Timothy McCown in Los Angeles, the son of Elizabeth Cuthbert and James McCown. Rory starred in over 80 films and 1,000 television episodes. Before becoming an actor he worked as a boxer, a lumberjack, a truck driver and a cowpuncher. Tall and handsome, he benefited ...

--Night Of The Lepus-- --Mule Feathers-- --Motel Hell-- --Angel-- --Avenging Angel-- --Hell Comes To Frog Town-- --Love And The Midnight Auto Supply-- --Revenge Of Big Foot-- --Smokey And The Judge--

44. Vincent Price

Actor | The Abominable Dr. Phibes

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 ...

--House Of Wax-- --The Mad Magician-- --The Fly-- --The Tingler-- --The Return Of The Fly-- --The House Of Usher-- --The Ten Commandments-- --The Raven-- --Dr. Goldfoot And The Girl Bombs-- --Scream And Scream Again-- --Theater Of Blood-- --The Abominable Dr. Phibes-- --Madhouse-- --Edward Sissorhands-- --Master Of The World--

45. Bruce Dern

Actor | Nebraska

Two-time Oscar nominee Bruce Dern's tremendous career is made up of playing both modern day heroes and legendary villains. Through decades of lauded performances, Dern has acquired the reputation of being one of the most talented and prolific actors of his generation. Dern has several high profile ...

--Hush, Hush...Sweet Charlotte-- --The Wild Angles-- --The Trip-- --The St. Valentine's Day Massacre-- --Psych-Out-- --Cycle Savages-- --Bloody Mama-- --Silent Running-- --The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant-- --Black Sunday-- --Smile-- --The Driver-- --Tattoo-- --Coffin Baby--

46. Tor Johnson

Actor | Plan 9 from Outer Space

Tor was a big guy, with a big heart. Tor Johnson was born October 19, 1903, in Sweden. Most of his adult life, he was a professional wrestler. Tor started appearing (uncredited, or bit parts) in movies as early as 1934. He was in 31 movies, usually as "Weightlifter" or "Strongman." Later, he got ...

--Bride Of The Monster-- --Plan 9 From Outer Space-- --Night Of The Ghouls-- --The Beast Of Yacca Flats-- --The Black Sleep-- --The Unearthly-- --The Black Sleep--

47. Rudy Ray Moore

Actor | Dolemite

Rudy Ray Moore was born on March 17, 1927 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Dolemite (1975), The Human Tornado (1976) and Disco Godfather (1979). He died on October 19, 2008 in Akron, Ohio, USA.

--Dolemite-- --The Human Tornado-- --Monkey Hustle-- --Petey Wheatstraw The Devils Son-In-Law-- --Disco Godfather-- --Prank-- --The Dolemite Explosion-- --The Watermelon Heist--

48. William Marshall

Actor | Maverick

Dynamic African American leading man and characters actor William Marshall trained in Grand Opera, Broadway and Shakespeare. In films from the 50s and 60s including: Lydia Bailey (1952), Something of Value (1957), To Trap a Spy (1964) and finally known for being in The Boston Strangler (1968) with ...

--Blacula-- --Scream Blacula Scream-- --Abby-- --Honky-- --The Great Skycopter Rescue-- --Sorceress-- --Zig Zag-- --The Hell With Heros-- --Amazon Women On The Moon-- --Dinosaur Valley Girls-- --Skullduggery--

49. Tim Curry

Actor | Congo

Timothy James Curry was born on April 19, 1946 in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England. His mother, Maura Patricia (Langmead), was a school secretary, and his father, James Curry, was a Methodist Royal Navy chaplain. Curry studied Drama and English at Birmingham University, from which he graduated with ...

-- The Rocky Horror Picture Show-- --The Shout-- --Legend-- --The Shadow-- --Congo-- --Ritual-- --Annie-- --Time Square-- --The Ploughman's Lunch-- --Pass The Ammo-- --Clue--

50. William Finley

Actor | Phantom of the Paradise

Marvelously quirky, distinctive and versatile character actor William Franklin Finley was born on September 20, 1940 in New York City. Finley attended Columbia University, where he first met future filmmaker Brian De Palma. The lanky 6'4" Finley first began acting on the New York stage. He made his...

--Phantom Of The Paradise-- --Sisters-- --Eaten Alive-- --The Funhouse-- --Silent Rage-- --The Fury-- --Night Terrors-- --Simon-- --The Wedding Party-- --Murder a la Mode-- --Dionysus--

51. Billy Barty

Actor | Masters of the Universe

Billy Barty was born William John Bertanzetti on October 25, 1924 in Millsboro, Pennsylvania. He began performing at age three and began making pictures in 1927. He played Mickey Rooney's little brother in the "Mickey McGuire" comedy shorts series. He was equally adept in both comedy and drama, and...

--Willow-- -- Legend-- --Under The Rainbow-- --Foul Play-- --The Amazing Dobermans-- --Night Patrol-- --The Godmothers-- --W.C. Fields And Me-- --UHF-- --Harum Scarum-- --Skate Town U.S.A.-- --Rumpelstiltskin-- --The Day Of The Locust--

52. Jack Nance

Actor | Eraserhead

Born in Boston of Irish ancestry and raised in Dallas, Jack Nance traveled throughout the country doing children's theater. For eight years, he performed with the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Later, he became involved with avant-garde theater. He first met David Lynch in the ...

--Eraserhead-- --Blue Velvet-- --Dune-- --Lost Highway-- --Wild At Heart-- --Ghoulies-- --Meatballs 4-- --Love & A .45-- --Breaker! Breaker!-- --Voodoo-- --Little Witches--

53. Paul Bartel

Actor | Eating Raoul

Paul Bartel was born in Brooklyn in 1938. He decided he wanted to direct animated movies when he was 11 and by 13 had spent a summer working at New York's UPA animation studio. He majored in theater arts at UCLA, and received a Fulbright scholarship to study film direction in Rome, producing a ...

--Eating Raoul-- --Hollywood Boulevard-- --Chopping Mall-- --Rock 'n' Roll High School-- --Killer Party-- --Utterly Without Redeeming Social Value-- --Caddyshack II-- -- Scenes From The Class Struggle In Beverly Hills-- --Hi Mom-- --The Usual Suspects-- --The Pope Must Die--

54. Martin Kove

Actor | The Karate Kid

Martin Kove was born on March 6, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York. Strong-featured, narrow-eyed actor who has portrayed a mixed bag of both good guys and bad guys! First turned up on screen in several minor roles, and got himself noticed as the villainous Nero the Hero in the low-budget road race Death ...

--Women In Revolt-- --Savages-- --The Last House On The Left-- --The Groove Tube-- --Death Race 2000-- --The White Buffalo-- --Laboratory-- --Bloodtide-- --Rambo: First Blood Part II-- --Karate Kid-- --Karate Kid Part II-- --Karate Kid III-- --Lighting In A Bottle-- --Future Shock-- --Steel Justice--

55. Woody Strode

Actor | Spartacus

An athlete turned actor, Strode was a top-notch decathlete and a football star at UCLA. He became part of Hollywood lore after meeting director John Ford and becoming a part of the Ford "family," appearing in four Ford motion pictures. Strode also played the powerful gladiator who does battle with ...

--Spartacus-- --The Last Voyage-- --The Ten Commandments-- --Tarzan's Three Challenges-- --Genghis Khan-- --Black Jesus-- --Once Upon A Time In The West-- --Che-- --The Revengers--

56. Gordon Scott

Actor | Tarzan the Magnificent

Physical Education major Gordon Weschkul left the University of Oregon after one term. He became an infantry drill instructor (rifle, pistol and bayonet; judo and hand-to-hand combat; close order drill), then a military policeman. After his honorable discharge in 1947, he was a fireman, cowboy, and...

--Tarzan The Magnificent-- -- Tarzan's Fight For Life-- --Duel Of The Titans-- -- Hercules and The Princess Of Troy-- --Goliath And The Vampires-- -- Danger Death Ray--

57. Andrew Prine

Actor | The Miracle Worker

Andrew Prine, a well-known stage actor also known for military/western dramas, was first seen in Kiss Her Goodbye (1959), then in The Miracle Worker (1962). Prine, who has a Texan sounding voice, was also well remembered in westerns like Texas Across the River (1966), Generation (1969) and Chisum (...

--Simon, King Of The Witches-- --The Centerfold Girls-- --Nightmare Circus-- --Grizzly-- --The Town That Dreaded Sundown-- --The Evil-- --Amityville Horror II: The Possession-- --Eliminators-- --Hannah: Queen Of The Vampires--

58. Ben Johnson

Actor | The Last Picture Show

Born in Oklahoma, Ben Johnson was a ranch hand and rodeo performer when, in 1940, Howard Hughes hired him to take a load of horses to California. He decided to stick around (the pay was good), and for some years was a stunt man, horse wrangler, and double for such stars as John Wayne, Gary Cooper ...

--One-Eyed Jack-- --The Wild Bunch-- --Hang 'Em High-- --The Getaway-- --The Last Picture Show-- --Dillinger-- --The Sugarland Express-- --Terror Train-- --Tex-- --Red Dawn-- --Cherry 2000-- --The Town That Dreaded Sundown-- --Shane-- --She Wore A Yellow Ribbon--

59. Gerrit Graham

Actor | Child's Play 2

Gerrit Graham was born on November 27, 1949 in New York City. He grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, Chicago, Illinois, and Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Gerrit made his acting debut at age eight in a Detroit Art Institute stage production of "Winnie the Pooh". Graham was the president of the dramatic ...

--Greetings-- --Phantom Of The Paradise-- --Pretty Baby-- --Chopping Mall-- --It's Alive: Island Of The Alive-- --Demon Seed-- --Child's Play II-- --TerrorVision-- --Used Cars-- --C.H.U.D. II: Bud The Chud-- --Martians Go Home-- --Stick It To Detroit-- --Home Movies--

60. Geoffrey Lewis

Actor | The Way of the Gun

Talented and highly capable character actor Geoffrey Lewis, with rustic (sometimes sour-faced) looks, grew up in Rhode Island but was moved out to California at the age of ten. Lewis was very keen on the dramatic arts at high school, but often preferred to put on his own one-man shows rather than ...

--Dillinger-- --My Name Is Nobody-- --Macon County Line-- --Thunderbolt And Lightfoot-- --Smile-- --Lucky Lady-- --The Great Waldo Pepper-- --Bronco Billy-- --Disturbed-- --Every Which Way You Can-- --Every Which Way But Loose-- --Night Of The Comet-- --Lust In The Dust-- --Salem's Lot-- --Lawnmower Man-- --The Devil's Rejects-- --Out Of The Dark--

61. Jonathan Frid

Actor | House of Dark Shadows

Jonathan Frid's career in drama began when he first "offered his soul" to the theater as a young boy at a preparatory school in Ontario, Canada. Following his graduation from McMaster University, he attended London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and later earned a Master's Degree in Directing ...

--House Of Dark Shadows-- --Night Of Dark Shadows-- --Seizure-- --The Devils Daughter--

62. Lex Barker

Actor | Winnetou - 3. Teil

Barker was a direct descendant of the founder of Rhode Island, Roger Williams, and of Sir 'William Henry Crichlow', historical governor general of Barbados. He excelled in football and track at Fessenden School and Phillips-Exeter Academy. He went to Princeton but left to become an actor. A year ...

--Tarzan And The Slave Girl-- --Tarzan And The She Devil-- --Tarzan's Savage Fury-- The Pirate And The Slave Girl-- --The Invisible Dr. Mabuse-- --The Deerslayer-- --War Drums-- --La Dolce Vita-- --Female Fiends-- --Black Devils Of Kali-- --The Price Of Fear-- --The Girl In Black Stockings--

63. Roddy McDowall

Actor | Fright Night

Roderick McDowall was born in London, the son of a Merchant Mariner father and a mother who had always wanted to be in movies. He was enrolled in elocution courses at age five and by ten had appeared in his first film, Murder in the Family (1938), playing Peter Osborne, the younger brother of ...

--The Cool One-- --Lord Love A Duck-- --Planet Of The Apes-- --It-- Class Of 1984-- --Escape From The Planet Of The Apes-- --Fright Night-- --Pretty Maids All In A Row-- --Angel Angel Down We Go-- --Conquest Of The Planet of The Apes-- --Battle For The Planet Of The Apes--

64. John Phillip Law

Actor | Barbarella

John Phillip Law was born on September 7, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Barbarella (1968), Space Mutiny (1988) and The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973). He was married to Shawn Ryan. He died on May 13, 2008 in Los Angeles.

--Danger Diabolik-- --Barbarella-- --Skidoo-- --The Golden Voyage Of Sinbad-- -- Eyes Behind The Wall-- --Attack Force Z-- --Hijacked To Hell-- --Space Mutiny-- --Death Rides A Horse-- --The Love Machine--

65. Udo Kier

Actor | Downsizing

Udo Kier was born October 14, 1944 in Cologne, Germany, during World War II. His entrance was just as dramatic as some of his roles. On the evening of his birth Udo's mother requested extra time with her new baby. The nurses had gathered all of the other babies and returned them to the nursery when...

-- Blood For Dracula-- --Flesh For Frankenstein-- --Spermula-- --Suspiria-- --Trama-- --The Story Of O-- -- Island Of The Blood Plantation-- --My Own Private Idaho-- -- Johnny Mnemonic-- --Blade--

66. Dub Taylor

Actor | The Wild Bunch

Dub Taylor was born on February 26, 1907 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Walter Clarence Taylor II. He was an actor, known for The Wild Bunch (1969), The Getaway (1972) and Bonnie and Clyde (1967). He was married to Florence Gertrude Heffernan. He died on October 3, 1994 in Los Angeles, California, ...

--Bonnie And Clyde-- --The Wild Bunch-- --The Getaway-- --Junior Bonner-- --Moonshine County Express-- --Gator-- --Thunder Ball And Light Foot-- --Poor Pretty Eddie-- --Creature From Black Lake-- --Doc Hooker' Bunch-- --A Man Called Horse-- --Soggy Botton U.S.A.

67. David Hemmings

Actor | Blowup

David Hemmings, one of the great English cinema icons of the 1960s, was born in Guildford, Surrey, on November 18, 1941, to a cookie merchant and his wife. He was educated at Glyn College, Epsom, but while still a child, Hemmings made his first forays into the world of entertainment. An ...

-- Blow-up-- --Barbarella-- -- Deep Red-- --Sing And Swing-- -- The Girl Getters-- --Eye Of The Devil-- --Only When I Larf-- --The Love Machine--

68. Oliver Reed

Actor | Gladiator

Oliver Reed was born on February 13, 1938 in Wimbledon, London, England as Robert Oliver Reed. He was an actor, known for Gladiator (2000), The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) and Oliver! (1968). He was married to Josephine Burge and Kate Byrne. He died on May 2, 1999 in Valletta, Malta.

--Curse Of The Werewolf-- --Paranoiac-- --Women In Love-- --The Devils-- --Tommy-- -- Burnt Offerings-- --The Brood-- -- Spasma-- -- Dr. Heckyl And Mr. Hype-- --The Shuttered Room-- --The Royal Flash--

69. Anthony Perkins

Actor | Psycho

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 ...

--Psycho-- -- Pretty Poison-- --The Black Hole-- --Psycho II-- --A Demon In My View-- --Mahogany-- --Play It As It Lays-- -- Crimes Of Passion-- --Edge Of Sanity-- --Psycho III-- --Psycho IV: The Beginning--

70. Bernie Casey

Actor | Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Bernie Casey was born on June 8, 1939 in Wyco, West Virginia, USA as Bernard Terry Casey. He was an actor and director, known for Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989), Spies Like Us (1985) and Never Say Never Again (1983). He was married to Paula. He died on September 19, 2017 in Los Angeles...

--Guns Of The Magnificent Seven-- --Boxcar Bertha-- --Gargoyles-- --Black Gun-- --Cleopatra Jones-- --Dr Black, Mr Hyde-- --The Man Who Fell To Earth--

71. Slim Pickens

Actor | Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Slim Pickens spent the early part of his career as a real cowboy and the latter part playing cowboys, and he is best remembered for a single "cowboy" image: that of bomber pilot Maj. "King" Kong waving his cowboy hat rodeo-style as he rides a nuclear bomb onto its target in the great black comedy ...

--Dr Stranglove-- --Blazzing Saddles-- --The Getaway-- --Rancho Delux-- --Ballad Of Cable Hogue-- --J.C.-- --Poor Pretty Eddie-- --Hawmps-- --White Buffalo-- --The Howling-- --Pink Motel-- --The Flim Flam Man-- --The Swarm--

72. Peter Sellers

Actor | Being There

Often credited as the greatest comedian of all time, Peter Sellers was born to a well-off English acting family in 1925. His mother and father worked in an acting company run by his grandmother. As a child, Sellers was spoiled, as his parents' first child had died at birth. He enlisted in the Royal...

--I'm Alright Jack-- --Lolita-- --The Pink Panther-- --Dr. Strangelove...-- --The World Of Henry Orient-- The Party-- --After The Fox-- --Casino Royale-- --Murder By Death-- --The Pink Panther Strikes Again-- -- Being There--

73. Paul Reubens

Actor | Pee-wee's Playhouse

Paul Reubens was born Paul Rubenfeld on August 27, 1952 in Peekskill, New York, to Judy (Rosen), a teacher, and Milton Rubenfeld, a car salesman who had flown for the air forces of the U.S., U.K., and Israel, becoming one of the latter country's pioneering pilots. Paul grew up in Sarasota, Florida,...

--Pee Wee's Big Adventure-- -- Big Top Pee Wee-- -- Back To The Beach-- --Buffy The Vampire Slayer-- --Matilda-- --Mystery Man-- --Blow-- --Pandemonium-- -- --Dunston Checks In--

74. Kerwin Mathews

Actor | The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

Before there was a George Lucas and Harrison Ford running around creating special-effects excitement, there was a virile, boyishly handsome actor named Kerwin Mathews who was entertaining audiences battling a variety of creatures courtesy of pioneer special effects guru Ray Harryhausen. ...

--The 7th Voyage Of Sinbad-- --The 3 Worlds Of Gulliver-- --Jack The Giant Killer-- --The Devil At 4 O' Clock-- --Maniac-- --Man On A String-- --Panic In Bangkok- --Battle Beneath The Earth-- --Octaman-- --The Boy Who Cried Werewolf--

75. Gene Wilder

Actor | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Gene Wilder was born Jerome Silberman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Jeanne (Baer) and William J. Silberman, who manufactured miniature whiskey and beer bottles. His father was a Russian Jewish immigrant, while his Illinois-born mother was of Russian Jewish descent.

Wilder caught his first big break ...

-- Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory-- -- The Producers-- --Blazing Saddles-- --Young Frankenstein-- --Quackser Fortune Has A Cousin In The Bronx-- --Start The Revolution Without Me-- -- Haunted Honeymoon-- -- Every Thing You Ever Wanted To Know About Sex...-- --Bonnie And Clyde--

76. Robert Mitchum

Actor | Out of the Past

Robert Mitchum was an underrated American leading man of enormous ability, who sublimated his talents beneath an air of disinterest. He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to Ann Harriet (Gunderson), a Norwegian immigrant, and James Thomas Mitchum, a shipyard/railroad worker. His father died in a ...

-- Out Of The Past-- --Night Of The Hunter-- --Thunder Road-- -- Cape Fear-- --Secret Ceremony-- --The Big Sleep-- --Cape Fear (1991)--

77. Paul Winfield

Actor | The Terminator

Signifying intelligence, eloquence, versatility and quiet intensity, one of the more important, critically acclaimed black actors to gain a Hollywood foothold in the 1970s was Paul Winfield. Born in 1939 in Los Angeles, he lived there in his early years before moving with his family to Los Angeles'...

--Damnation Alley-- --Star Trek: The Wrath Of Kahn-- --White Dog-- --Mike's Murder-- --The Terminator-- -- The Serpent And The Rainbow-- --The Legend Of Gator Face-- -- Mars Attacks-- --R.P.M.

78. Brad Dourif

Actor | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Gaunt character actor Brad Dourif was born Bradford Claude Dourif on March 18, 1950 in Huntington, West Virginia. He is the son of Joan Mavis Felton (Bradford) and Jean Henri Dourif, a French-born art collector who owned and operated a dye factory. His father died when Dourif was three years old, ...

--One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest-- --Eyes Of Laura Mars-- --Wise Blood-- --Dune-- --Blue Velvet-- --Child's Play-- --Sonny Boy-- --The Exorcist III-- --Body Parts-- --Critters 4-- --Death Machine-- --Soulkeeper-- --Vlad-- --The Lord Of The Rings: The two Towers--

79. Ron Perlman

Actor | Hand of God

Ron Perlman is a classically-trained actor who has appeared in countless stage plays, feature films and television productions.

Ronald N. Perlman was born April 13, 1950 in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York. His mother, Dorothy (Rosen), is retired from the City Clerk's Office. His father, ...

--Quest For Fire-- --Ice Pirates-- --The Name Of The Rose-- --Sleep Walkers-- --Cronos-- --City Of Lost Children-- --Island Of Dr. Moreau-- --Alien: Resurrection-- --Happy Texas-- --Blade II-- --Hell Boy-- --Hell Boy II : The Golden Army-- --Rats-- --3,2,1... Frankie Go Boom--

80. Michael Ironside

Actor | Total Recall

Michael Ironside has made a strong and indelible impression with his often incredibly intense and explosive portrayals of fearsome villains throughout the years. He was born as Frederick Reginald Ironside on February 12, 1950 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ironside was a successful arm wrestler in ...

--Scanners-- --Visiting Hours-- --Watchers-- --Space Hunters: Adventures In The Forbidden Zone-- --Prom Night II-- --Total Recall-- --Mutants-- --Black Ice-- --The Alphabet Killer-- --Conducting Unbecoming-- --Forced To Kill--

81. Harvey Keitel

Actor | Reservoir Dogs

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 (1973) and Taxi Driver (1976), Ridley Scott's The Duellists (1977) and Thelma & Louise (1991), ...

--Who's That Knocking At My Door-- --Mean Streets-- --Taxi Driver-- --Blue Collar-- --Fingers-- --Saturn 3-- --Two Evil Eyes-- --Reservoir Dogs-- --The Bad Lieutenant-- --Pulp Fiction-- --Smoke-- --From Dusk Till Dawn-- --Moonrise Kingdom--

82. Peter Weller

Actor | RoboCop

Peter Frederick Weller was born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, to Dorothy Jean (Davidson) and Frederick Bradford Weller, a federal judge and career helicopter pilot for the United States Army. He traveled extensively as his father literally flew around the world. Before he was out of his teens, he ...

--The Adventures Of Buckaroo Bonzai ...-- --Robo Cop-- --Robo Cop 2-- --Leviathan-- --Cat Chaser-- --Naked Lunch-- --Screamers-- --The Order-- --Prey-- --Star Trek Into Darkness--

83. Colin Clive

Actor | Frankenstein

Who could forget Colin Clive's "It's Alive! It's Alive!" as he melted to the floor mumbling the same over and over in ecstasy after his success at animating the Monster in the first sound version of Frankenstein (1931). Film history - horror film history - but part of a short history for actor ...

-- Frankenstein-- --Bride Of Frankenstein-- -- Mad Love--

84. Michael Gough

Actor | Batman

Tony Award-winning English actor Michael Gough, best known for playing the butler Alfred Pennyworth in the first four Batman (1989, 1992, 1995 & 1997) movies and for playing the arch-criminal Dr. Clement Armstrong in The Avengers (1961) episode "The Cybernauts", was an accomplished performer on ...

--Horror Of Dracula-- --Horror Of The Black Museum-- --Konga-- --The Phantom Of The Opera-- --Black Zoo-- --Dr. Terror's House Of Horror-- --The Skull-- --Berserk-- --The Curse Of The Crimson Alter-- --Trog-- --Evil Heritage-- --Batman (1989)-- --Batman Returns--

85. Robert Forster

Actor | Jackie Brown

Robert Forster was born Robert Wallace Foster, Jr. in Rochester, New York, to Grace Dorothy (Montanarella) and Robert Wallace Foster, Sr., who worked as an elephant trainer and baking supply company executive. He is of English, Irish, and Italian descent. Forster first become interested in acting ...

--Medium Cool-- --Reflections In A Golden Eye-- --Pieces Of Dreams-- --Cover Me Babe-- --The Don Is Dead-- --Stunts-- --Avalanche-- --The Black Hole-- --Alligator-- --Vigilante-- --Satan's Princess-- --Original Gangstas-- --Jackie Brown-- --Psycho--

86. John Saxon

Actor | A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

John Saxon has appeared in nearly 200 roles in the movies and on television in a more-than half-century-long career that has stretched over seven decades since he made his big screen debut in 1954 in uncredited small roles in It Should Happen to You (1954) and George Cukor's A Star Is Born (1954). ...

--Queen Of Blood-- --Blood Beast From Outer Space-- -- The Evil Eye-- --Enter The Dragon-- --Black Christmas-- -- The Bees-- --Blood Beach-- --Battle Beyond The Stars-- --Moonshine County Express--

87. Lon Chaney

Actor | He Who Gets Slapped

Although his parents were deaf-mutes, Leonidas Chaney became an actor and also owner of a theatre company (together with his brother John). He made his debut at the movies in 1912, and his filmography is vast. Lon Chaney was especially famous for his horror parts in movies like e.g. Quasimodo in ...

--The Phantom Of The Opera-- --The Unholy Three-- --The Unknown-- --While The City Sleeps-- --London After Dark-- --The Monster-- --The Shock-- --While Paris Sleeps-- --The Hunchback Of Notre Dame--

88. David Bowie

Soundtrack | Labyrinth

David Bowie is widely regarded as one of the most influential writers of popular music. Born David Jones, he changed his name to Bowie in the 1960s, to avoid confusion with the then well-known Davy Jones (lead singer of The Monkees).

The 1960s were not a happy period for Bowie, who remained a ...

--The Man Who Fell to Earth-- --The Hunger-- --Just A Gigolo-- --Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence-- --Labyrinth-- --Absolute Beginners-- --The Prestige-- --Exhuming Mr, Rice--

89. Moses Gunn

Actor | Heartbreak Ridge

Moses Gunn was born on October 2, 1929 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He was an actor, known for Heartbreak Ridge (1986), Shaft (1971) and Ragtime (1981). He was married to Gwendolyn Mumma Landes. He died on December 16, 1993 in Guilford, Connecticut, USA.

--Shaft-- --Shaft's Big Score-- --Cornbread, Earl And Me-- --The Hot Rock-- --Amityville Horror II: The Possession-- --Certain Fury-- --The Ninth Configuration-- --Rollerball-- --Firestarter--

90. Frankie Avalon

Soundtrack | Grease

One of a spate of teen idols to come out of Philadelphia in the 1950s and 1960s, Frankie Avalon--unlike many of the others--actually had a musical background, having been taught to play the trumpet at a very young age by his father. As a youth Avalon performed in local clubs and theaters. He won a ...

--Panic In The Year Zero-- --Beach Party-- --Muscle Beach Party-- --Bikini Beach-- --Beach Blanket Bingo-- --Fireball 500-- --Ski Party-- --Horror House-- --Grease-- --Back To The Beach-- --Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea-

91. Klaus Kinski

Actor | Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht

Klaus Kinski was born as Klaus Günter Karl Nakszynski in Zoppot, Free City of Danzig (now Sopot, Poland), to Susanne (Lutze), a nurse, and Bruno Nakszynski, a pharmacist. He grew up in Berlin, was drafted into the German army in 1944 and captured by British forces in Holland. After the war he began...

--Count Dracula-- --Nosferatu The Vampire-- --Android-- --Shoot The Living Pray For The Dead-- --Creature-- --Jack The Ripper-- --Schizoid-- --Aguirre: The Wrath Of God-- --Crawlspace-- --For A few Dollars More-- --Vampire In Venice-- --Fruits Of Passion-- --Lifespan-- --Love Of The Monster-- --The Hand That Feeds The Dead--

92. Don Knotts

Actor | The Andy Griffith Show

Don Knotts, the legendary television character actor, was born Jesse Donald Knotts on July 21, 1924 in Morgantown, West Virginia, to William Jesse Knotts and the former Elsie L. Moore. He was the youngest of four sons in a family that had been in America since the 17th century.

His first stint as an...

--No Time For Sergeants-- --The Ghost And Mr. Chicken-- --The Reluctant Astronaut-- --The Shakiest Gun In The West-- --The Love God?-- --How To Frame A Figg-- --The Private Eyes-- --Hot Lead Cold Feet--

93. Will Sampson

Actor | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

A Native American actor of the Creek Nation, Sampson's "big break" came from his memorable role in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) opposite Jack Nicholson. He was also starred opposite Clint Eastwood in the western The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976). He had supporting roles in Orca (1977), The ...

--One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest-- --Buffalo Bill And The Indians Or Sitting Bull's History Lesson-- --Orca-- --Insignificance-- --Firewalker-- --Poltergeist II: The Other Side-- --The Outlaw Josey Wales--

94. Donald Pleasence

Actor | Halloween II

Balding, quietly-spoken, of slight build and possessed of piercing blue eyes -- often peering out from behind round, steel-rimmed glasses -- Donald Pleasence had the necessary physical attributes which make a great screen villain. In the course of his lengthy career, he relished playing the ...

--The Great Escape-- --Fantastic Voyage-- --THX 1138-- --Raw Meat-- --From Beyond The Grave-- --Halloween-- --Dracula (1979)-- Halloween II-- --Alone In The Dark-- --Warriors Of The Lost World-- --Phenomena-- --Halloween 5--

95. James Franciscus

Actor | Beneath the Planet of the Apes

James Grover Franciscus graduated magna cum laude from Yale University in 1957 with a B.A. in English and theater. His father, John Allen Franciscus, was a pilot killed in action during WWII. His mother was named Loraine (nee Grover) and he had one sibling, a brother named John. Mr. Franciscus is ...

--Beneath The Planet Of The Apes-- --The Cat 'o Nine Tails-- --Valley Of Gwangi-- --Killer Fish-- --Good Guys Wear Black-- --The Last Shark-- --City On Fire-- --The Amazing Dobermans-- --Nightkill-- --Butterfly-- --The Great Sex Wars-- --Morooned--

96. Terence Hill

Actor | Lo chiamavano Trinità...

Terence Hill was born as Mario Girotti on March 29, 1939 in Venice, Italy to a chemist. His mother was German, and as a child the family lived near Dresden, Saxony, Germany where they survived the Allied bombings of World War II. Italian film-maker Dino Risi discovered him at a swimming meet and he...

--My Name Is Trinity-- --My Name Is Nobody-- --Super Fuzz-- --Trinity Is Still My Name-- --Mr Billion-- --The Hassled Hooker-- --All The Way Boys-- --Watch Out, We're Mad-- Crime Busters-- --A Genius, Two Friends And An Idiot--

97. Yaphet Kotto

Actor | Alien

Yaphet Kotto was born on November 15, 1939 in New York City, New York, USA as Yaphet Frederick Kotto. He is an actor and writer, known for Alien (1979), Live and Let Die (1973) and Midnight Run (1988). He has been married to Tessie Sinahon since July 12, 1998. He was previously married to ...

--Alien-- --The Thomas Crown Affair-- --Across 110th Street-- --Live And Let Die-- --Friday Foster-- --Hustle-- --Blue Collar-- --The Running Man--

98. Joe Don Baker

Actor | GoldenEye

Tall, broad shouldered character actor with Texan drawl first appeared in support in several Western vehicles both on TV and the cinema in the mid 1960s. Got himself noticed playing Steve McQueen's younger brother in Junior Bonner (1972), and then scored the lead role of Buford Pusser (!) in the ...

--Walking Tall-- --Checkered Flag Or Crash-- --Framed-- --The Pack-- --Wacko-- --Cape Fear-- --Joysticks-- --Getting Even-- --The Shadow Of Chikara-- --The Outfit-- --Mitchell-- --Golden Needle-- --Golden Eye-- --Tomorrow Never Dies-- --The Living Daylights--

99. Ray Milland

Actor | The Lost Weekend

Ray Milland became one of Paramount's most bankable and durable stars, under contract from 1934 to 1948, yet little in his early life suggested a career as a motion picture actor.

Milland was born Alfred Reginald Jones in the Welsh town of Neath, Glamorgan, to Elizabeth Annie (Truscott) and Alfred ...

--The Thing with Two Heads-- --Frogs-- --X: The Man With X-Ray Eyes-- --Panic In Year Zero-- --Premature Burial-- --Terror In The Wax Museum-- --House In Nightmare Park-- --Slaves-- --Spree-- --The Attic-- --Blackout-- --The Uncanny-- --Escape To Witch Mountain--

100. Bruce Abbott

Actor | Re-Animator

While still in his teens, Bruce Abbott discovered the thrill and fulfillment of acting, and followed his dreams to Hollywood. Over the past 20 years, he's made a name for himself as a Dark Prince, excelling in roles that show the duality of human nature in such films as Re-Animator (1985) and ...

--Bad Dreams-- --Inter Zone-- --Re-Animator-- --Bride Of Re-Animator-- --The Demolitionist-- --Trance-- --Adult Film: A Hollywood Tale-- --Eagles In The Chicken Coop--