Other actors or actress that have acted to directed Academy Award films (while also have jobs as directors or producers)

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1.
Jeff Goldblum
Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum was born October 22, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, one of four children of Shirley (Temeles), a radio broadcaster who also ran an appliances firm, and Harold L. Goldblum, a doctor. His father was of Russian Jewish descent and his mother was of Austrian Jewish ancestry. Goldblum began his career on the New York stage after moving to the city at age seventeen...
“ Nashville
Annie Hall
Thank God It's Friday
The Big Chill
The Right Stuff
Silverado
The Fly
The Player
Jurassic Park
Little Surprises
Independence Day
The Lost World: Jurassic Park
The Prince of Egypt
The Grand Budapest Hotel ” - adog1990
 
2.
Griffin Dunne
Griffin Dunne was born on June 8, 1955 in New York City, the oldest child of Dominick Dunne, a producer, actor, and writer, and Ellen Beatriz (Griffin) Dunne, an activist. His sister was actress Dominique Dunne. He grew up mainly in Los Angeles, California and attended school in Colorado before moving back to New York in the late 1970s...
“ The Other Side of the Mountain
An American Werewolf in London
Running on Empty
Partners
Quiz Show
Duke of Groove
Capturing the Friedmans
The Cove
Dallas Buyers Club ” - adog1990
 
3.
Ed Harris
By transforming into his characters and pulling the audience in, Ed Harris has earned a reputation as one of the most talented actors of our time. Ed Harris was born in Tenafly, New Jersey, to Margaret (Sholl), a travel agent, and Robert Lee Harris, a bookstore worker who also sang professionally. Both of his parents were originally from Oklahoma...
“ Under Fire
The Right Stuff
Swing Shift
Places in the Heart
Sweet Dreams
The Abyss
Glengarry Glen Ross
The Firm
Apollo 13
Nixon
The Rock
The Truman Show
Pollock
A Beautiful Mind
The Hours
A History of Violence
Gone Baby Gone
The Way Back
Gravity ” - adog1990
 
4.
Robert Duvall
Veteran actor and director Robert Selden Duvall was born on January 5, 1931, in San Diego, CA, to Mildred Virginia (Hart), an amateur actress, and William Howard Duvall, a career military officer who later became an admiral. Duvall majored in drama at Principia College (Elsah, IL), then served a two-year hitch in the army after graduating in 1953...
“ Bullitt
True Grit
MASH
The Godfather
The Conversation
The Godfather: Part II
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
Network
Apocalypse Now
The Natural
Days of Thunder
Rambling Rose
Geronimo: An American Legend
The Paper
Sling Blade
The Apostle
A Civil Action
Crazy Heart
The Judge ” - adog1990
 
5.
Forest Whitaker
Actor, Arrival
Forest Steven Whitaker has packaged a king-size talent into his hulking 6' 2", 220 lb. frame. He won an Academy Award for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the 2006 film The Last King of Scotland, and has also won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA. He is the fourth African-American male to win an Academy Award for Best Actor...
“ The Color of Money
Platoon
Good Morning, Vietnam
Bird
The Crying Game
Mr. Holland's Opus
The Last King of Scotland
Ernest & Celestine
Dope ” - adog1990
 
6.
Denzel Washington
Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at Fordham University...
“ A Soldier's Story
Cry Freedom
Glory
Malcolm X
Philadelphia
Crimson Tide
Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream
The Preacher's Wife
The Hurricane
Training Day
American Gangster
Unstoppable
Flight ” - adog1990
 
7.
Angelina Jolie
Actress, Maleficent
Angelina Jolie is an Oscar-winning actress who became popular after playing the title role in the "Lara Croft" blockbuster movies, as well as Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Wanted, Salt and Maleficent. Off-screen, Jolie has become prominently involved in international charity projects, especially those involving refugees...
“ Girl, Interrupted
Shark Tale
The Good Shepherd
Kung Fu Panda
Changeling
Wanted
Salt
Kung Fu Panda 2
Maleficent
Unbroken
Kung Fu Panda 3 ” - adog1990
 
8.
Ralph Fiennes
Actor Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes was born on December 22, 1962 in Suffolk, England, to Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne (Lash), a novelist, and Mark Fiennes, a photographer. He is the eldest of six children. Four of his siblings are also in the arts: Martha Fiennes, a director; Magnus Fiennes...
“ Schindler's List
Quiz Show
The English Patient
Oscar and Lucinda
The Prince of Egypt
The End of the Affair
The Constant Gardener
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
In Bruges
The Hurt Locker
The Duchess
The Reader
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Skyfall
The Invisible Woman
The Grand Budapest Hotel ” - adog1990
 
9.
Gary Oldman
Gary Oldman is a talented British born movie actor who played Sid Vicious in Sid & Nancy, Drexl in True Romance, and George Smiley in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. He starred in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and the remake of RoboCop. He is also an English filmmaker, musician and author. Renowned for his "big" acting style...
“ Henry & June
JFK
Dracula
Air Force One
The Fifth Element
Quest for Camelot
The Thin Red Line
The Contender
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Batman Begins
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
The Dark Knight
Kung Fu Panda 2
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes ” - adog1990
 
10.
Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Lee Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California, to Lillian (Gold) and Harry Hoffman, who was a furniture salesman and prop supervisor for Columbia Pictures. He was raised in a Jewish family (from Ukraine, Russia-Poland, and Romania). Hoffman graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1955, and went to Santa Monica City College...
“ The Graduate
Midnight Cowboy
Little Big Man
Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me?
Straw Dogs
Papillon
Lenny
All the President's Men
Marathon Man
Agatha
Kramer vs. Kramer
Tootsie
Rain Man
Dick Tracy
Hook
Sleepers
Wag the Dog
Being John Malkovich
Finding Neverland
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Kung Fu Panda
Barney's Version
Kung Fu Panda 2
Kung Fu Panda 3 ” - adog1990
 
11.
Jodie Foster
Alicia Christian Foster was born in Los Angeles on November 19, 1962. She is the daughter of Evelyn Ella "Brandy" (Almond) and Lucius Fisher Foster III, an Air Force lieutenant colonel and later real estate broker. Brandy had filed for divorce in 1959 after having three children with Lucius, but the exes had a brief re-encounter in 1962 which resulted in Alicia's birth...
“ Napoleon and Samantha
Tom Sawyer
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Taxi Driver
Bugsy Malone
The Accused
The Silence of the Lambs
Maverick
Nell
Contact
Anna and the King
A Very Long Engagement ” - adog1990
 
12.
Anthony Hopkins
Actor, Hannibal
Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, to Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker. His parents were both of half Welsh and half English descent. Influenced by Richard Burton, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. In 1965, he moved to London and joined the National Theatre...
“ The Lion in Winter
Young Winston
The Elephant Man
The Silence of the Lambs
Howard's End
Dracula
Chaplin
The Remains of the Day
Shadowlands
Legends of the Fall
Nixon
Amistad
The Mask of Zorro
Titus
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
The Wolfman
Hitchcock ” - adog1990
 
13.
Tom Hanks
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California, to Janet Marylyn (Frager), a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an itinerant cook. His mother's family, originally surnamed "Fraga", was entirely Portuguese, while his father was of mostly English ancestry. Tom grew up in what he has called a "fractured" family...
“ Splash
Big
Sleepless in Seattle
Philadelphia
Forrest Gump
Apollo 13
Toy Story
That Thing You Do!
Saving Private Ryan
Toy Story 2
The Green Mile
Cast Away
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Road to Perdition
Catch Me If You Can
The Polar Express
Cars
Charlie Wilson's War
Toy Story 3
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Captain Phillips
Saving Mr. Banks
Bridge of Spies ” - adog1990
 
14.
Anthony Quinn
Anthony Quinn was born Antonio Rudolfo Oaxaca Quinn on April 21, 1915, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Manuela (Oaxaca) and Francisco Quinn, who became an assistant cameraman at a Los Angeles (CA) film studio. His paternal grandfather was Irish, and the rest of his family was Mexican. After starting life in extremely modest circumstances in Mexico...
“ The Buccaneer
Union Pacific
Road to Morocco
The Black Swan
The Ox-Bow Incident
Viva Zapata!
La Strada
Lust for Life
Wild Is the Wind
The Buccaneer (1958 film)
The Guns of Navarone
Lawrence of Arabia
The Visit
Zorba the Greek
The Shoes of the Fisherman
The Secret of Santa Vittoria
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis
The Message
Caravans
The Last Station ” - adog1990
 
15.
Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton was born Diane Hall in Los Angeles, California, to Dorothy Deanne (Keaton), an amateur photographer, and John Newton Ignatius "Jack" Hall, a civil engineer and real estate broker. Her ancestry includes Irish, English, German, and Northern Irish. Keaton studied Drama at Santa Ana College before dropping out to study at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York...
“ Love and Other Strangers
The Godfather
The Godfather: Part II
Annie Hall
Looking for Mr. Goodbar
Interior
Manhattan
Reds
Crimes of the Heart
Radio Days
The Godfather: Part III
Unstrung Heroes
The First Wives Club
Marvin's Room
Something's Gotta Give ” - adog1990
 
16.
“ Somewhere in Time
WarGames
Radio Days
Searching for Bobby Fischer
The Client
Roommates
Fargo
Ghosts of Mississippi
Air Force One
Boogie Nights
Wag the Dog
Pleasantville
A Civil Action
Magnolia
The Cooler
Seabiscuit
Transamerica
The Sessions
Ernest & Celestine
The Wind Rises ” - adog1990
 
17.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Actor, Capote
Film and stage actor and theater director Philip Seymour Hoffman was born in the Rochester, New York, suburb of Fairport on July 23, 1967. He was the son of Marilyn (Loucks), a lawyer and judge, and Gordon Stowell Hoffman, a Xerox employee, and was mostly of German, Irish, English and Dutch ancestry...
“ Scent of a Woman
Nobody's Fool
Twister
Boogie Nights
Patch Adams
Magnolia
The Talented Mr. Ripley
Almost Famous
Cold Mountain
Capote
The Savages
Charlie Wilson's War
Doubt
The Ides of March
Moneyball
The Master ” - adog1990
 
18.
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...
“ Rebel Without a Cause
Giant
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
Sayonara
The Young Land
Cool Hand Luke
Easy Rider
True Grit
Apocalypse Now
Blue Velvet
Hoosiers
Speed
Waterworld
Before Night Falls
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly ” - adog1990
 
19.
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...
“ Easy Rider
Five Easy Pieces
Carnal Knowledge
The Last Detail
Chinatown
Tommy
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
The Last Tycoon
Ragtime
Reds
Terms of Endearment
Prizzi's Honor
The Witches of Eastwick
Broadcast News
Ironweed
Batman
A Few Good Men
Hoffa
As Good as It Gets
About Schmidt
Something's Gotta Give
The Departed ” - adog1990
 
20.
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...
“ Easy Rider
Ulee's Gold
Jackie Brown
3:10 to Yuma ” - adog1990
 
21.
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...
“ The Men
A Streetcar Named Desire
Viva Zapata!
Julius Caesar
On the Waterfront
Desiree
Guys and Dolls
Sayonara
The Young Lions
One-Eyed Jacks
Mutiny on the Bounty
Morituri
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis
The Godfather
Last Tango in Paris
Superman
Apocalypse Now
The Formula
A Dry White Season
In the Name of the Father
Don Juan DeMarco
Superman Returns ” - adog1990
 
22.
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...
“ Platoon
Edward Scissorhands
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Ed Wood
Don Juan DeMarco
Donnie Brasco
Sleepy Hollow
Before Night Falls
Chocolat
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Finding Neverland
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Corpse Bride
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Alice in Wonderland
Rango
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
Hugo
The Lone Ranger
Into the Woods ” - adog1990
 
23.
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...
“ It Should Happen to You
Mister Roberts
Bell Book and Candle
Some Like It Hot
The Apartment
Pepe
Days of Wine and Roses
Irma la Douce
The Great Race
The Fortune Cookie
The Odd Couple
Kotch
Save the Tiger
Airport '77
The China Syndrome
Tribute
Missing
That's Life
Dad
JFK
Glengarry Glen Ross
Short Cuts
Hamlet ” - adog1990
 
24.
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 had attended high schools in Heidelberg...
“ Butch and Sundance: The Early Days
RoboCop
Partners
Mighty Aphrodite
Star Trek: Into Darkness ” - adog1990
 
25.
Dan Aykroyd
Writer, Ghostbusters
Daniel Edward Aykroyd was born on July 1, 1952 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, to Lorraine Hélène (Gougeon), a secretary from a French-Canadian family, and Samuel Cuthbert Peter Hugh Aykroyd, a civil engineer who advised prime minister Pierre Trudeau. Aykroyd attended Carleton University in 1969, where he majored in Criminology and Sociology...
“ 1941
Trading Places
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Ghostbusters
Driving Miss Daisy
Chaplin
Pearl Harbor ” - adog1990
 
26.
Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known by his stage name Kevin Spacey, is an American actor of screen and stage, film director, producer, screenwriter and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s before obtaining supporting roles in film and television. He gained critical acclaim in...
“ Working Girl
Dad
Henry & June
Glengarry Glen Ross
The Usual Suspects
Se7en
L.A. Confidential
A Bug's Life
American Beauty
Superman Returns
The Social Network
Margin Call
Captain Phillips ” - adog1990
 
27.
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage was born Nicolas Kim Coppola in Long Beach, California, the son of comparative literature professor August Coppola (whose brother is director Francis Ford Coppola) and dancer/choreographer Joy Vogelsang. He is of Italian (father) and Polish, German, and English (mother) descent. Cage changed his name early in his career to make his own reputation...
“ The Cotton Club
Peggy Sue Got Married
Moonstruck
Wild at Heart
Leaving Las Vegas
The Rock
Con Air
Face/Off
Shadow of the Vampire
Adaptation.
The Croods ” - adog1990
 
28.
Queen Latifah
Actress, Living Single
Often considered hip-hop's first lady (though some would attribute that to Roxanne Shanté), the woman behind the moniker Queen Latifah was born Dana Owens on March 18th, 1970, in East Orange, New Jersey. She is the daughter of Rita (Bray), a teacher, and Lancelot Owens, Sr. She came from a police family--both her father and older brother were cops...
“ Chicago
Precious ” - adog1990
 
29.
Maximilian Schell
Maximilian Schell was the most successful German-speaking actor in English-language films since Emil Jannings, the winner of the first Best Actor Academy Award. Like Jannings, Schell won the Oscar, but unlike him, he was a dedicated anti-Nazi. Indeed, with the exception of Maurice Chevalier and Marcello Mastroianni...
“ Judgment at Nuremberg
Topkapi
Krakatoa: East of Java
First Love
The Pedestrian
The Man in the Glass Booth
Julia
The Black Hole ” - adog1990
 
30.
Leonardo DiCaprio
Actor, Inception
Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3, to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s, as the hunky lead actor in movies such as Romeo + Juliet and Titanic...
“ What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Romeo + Juliet
Marvin's Room
Titanic
Gangs of New York
Catch Me If You Can
The Aviator
The Departed
Blood Diamond
Revolutionary Road
Inception
The Ides of March
Django Unchained
The Great Gatsby
The Wolf of Wall Street
Virunga
The Revenant ” - adog1990
 
31.
Mark Wahlberg
American actor Mark Wahlberg is one of a handful of respected entertainers who successfully made the transition from teen pop idol to acclaimed actor. A Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee for The Departed who went on to receive positive critical reviews for his performance in The Fighter, Wahlberg also is a solid comedy actor, proven by his starring role in Ted...
“ Boogie Nights
The Perfect Storm
The Departed
The Lovely Bones
The Fighter
Ted
Prisoners
Lone Survivor ” - adog1990
 
32.
Michael Douglas
Actor, The Game
An actor with over forty years of experience in theatre, film, and television, Michael Douglas branched out into independent feature production in 1975 with the Academy Award-winning One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Since then, as a producer and as an actor-producer, he has shown an uncanny knack for choosing projects that reflect changing trends and public concerns...
“ Napoleon and Samantha
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
The China Syndrome
Romancing the Stone
Starman
A Chorus Line
Fatal Attraction
Wall Street
Black Rain
Flatliners
Basic Instinct
The American President
The Ghost and Darkness
Face/Off
Traffic
Wonder Boys
Ant-Man ” - adog1990
 
33.
Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron was born in Benoni, a city in the greater Johannesburg area, in South Africa, the only child of Gerda Theron (née Gerda Jacoba Aletta Maritz) and Charles Jacobus Theron. She was raised on a farm outside the city. Theron is of Afrikaner (Dutch, with some French Huguenot and German) descent, and Afrikaner military figure Danie Theron was her great-great-uncle...
“ That Thing You Do!
Mighty Joe Young
The Cider House Rules
Monster
Thirteen
North Country
In the Valley of Elah
Prometheus
Snow White and the Huntsman ” - adog1990
 
34.
Tom Cruise
Actor, Top Gun
In 1976, if you had told fourteen year-old Franciscan seminary student Thomas Cruise Mapother IV that one day in the not too distant future he would be Tom Cruise, one of the top 100 movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to join the priesthood. Nonetheless...
“ Endless Love
Legend
Top Gun
The Color of Money
Rain Man
Born on the Fourth of July
Days of Thunder
A Few Good Men
The Firm
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
Jerry Maguire
Magnolia
Vanilla Sky
Minority Report
The Last Samurai
Collateral
War of the Worlds
Tropic Thunder ” - adog1990
 
35.
Nicole Kidman
Actress, Moulin Rouge!
Elegant blonde Nicole Kidman, known as one of Hollywood's top Australian imports, was actually born in Honolulu, Hawaii, while her Australian parents were there on educational visas. Kidman is the daughter of Janelle Ann (Glenny), a nursing instructor, and Antony David Kidman, a biochemist and clinical psychologist...
“ Days of Thunder
Batman Forever
The Portrait of a Lady
Moulin Rouge!
The Hours
Cold Mountain
Happy Feet
The Golden Compass
Australia
Nine
Rabbit Hole ” - adog1990
 
36.
Peter Sellers
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 Air Force and served during World War II...
“ The Black Rose
The Ladykillers
tom thumb
The Running Jumping & Standing Still Film
Lolita
The Pink Panther
Dr. Strangelove: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
What's New Pussycat
Casino Royale
Let It Be
The Pink Panther Strikes Again
Being There ” - adog1990
 
37.
Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, to Italian immigrants Natalina Della (Garaventa), from Northern Italy, and Saverio Antonino Martino Sinatra, a Sicilian boxer, fireman, and bar owner. Growing up on the gritty streets of Hoboken made Sinatra determined to work hard to get ahead. Starting out as a saloon singer in musty little dives (he carried his own P.A...
“ Higher and Higher
Step Lively
Anchors Aweigh
A Thousand and One Nights
The House I Live In
Adam's Rio
On the Town
From Here to Eternity
Three Coins in the Fountain
Guys and Dolls
The Man with the Golden Arm
The Tender Trap
Meet Me in Las Vegas
High Society
Around the World in 80 Days
The Joker is Wild
Pal Joey
A Hole in the Head
Can-Can
The Manchurian Candidate
Come Blow Your Horn
A New Kind of Love
Robin and the 7 Hoods
Von Ryan's Express
The Oscar
The 41st Academy Awards
Carnal Knowledge
The Front
Raging Bull
Inside Moves
The Pope of Greenwich Village
Starman
Radio Days
Wall Street
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
When Harry Met Sally...
Havana
Mrs. Doubtfire
Junior
The Rock
Little Voice
Space Cowboys
Catch Me If You Can
The Polar Express
Click
Silver Linings Playbook
American Hustle
Begin Again ” - adog1990
 
38.
Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey was born Orpah Gail Winfrey in Kosciusko, Mississippi, to Vernita Lee, a former maid, and Vernon Winfrey, a coal miner, barber, and city councilman. While Winfrey has been cited as the richest African American of the 20th century, she does not come from a rich, or even middle class, family...
“ The Color Purple
Throw Momma From the Train
Beloved
Precious
The Princess and the Frog
Selma ” - adog1990
 
39.
Whoopi Goldberg
Self, The View
Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson in the Chelsea section of Manhattan on November 13, 1955. Her mother, Emma (Harris), was a teacher and a nurse, and her father, Robert James Johnson, Jr., was a clergyman. Whoopi's recent ancestors were from Georgia, Florida, and Virginia. She worked in a funeral parlor and as a bricklayer while taking small parts on Broadway...
“ The Color Purple
Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt
Ghost
The Player
The Lion King
Ghosts of Mississippi
In & Out
Girl, Interrupted
The 74th Academy Awards
Toy Story 3
The Muppets ” - adog1990
 
40.
Reese Witherspoon
Actress, Walk the Line
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976 at Southern Baptist Hospital (now Memorial Medical Center) in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is the second child of Mary Elizabeth "Betty" (Reese) and Dr. John Draper Witherspoon, Sr. Her father was a military surgeon specializing in ear, nose and throat...
“ Pleasantville
Election
Walk the Line
Gone Girl
Wild
Inherent Vice ” - adog1990
 
41.
Will Smith
Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards...
“ Six Degrees of Separation
Independence Day
Men in Black
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
Ali
Jimmy Neturon: Boy Genius
Tupac: Resurrection
I, Robot
Shark Tale
The Pursuit of Happyness ” - adog1990
 
42.
Glenn Close
Six time Academy Award-nominated actress Glenn Close was born and raised in Greenwich, Connecticut. She is the daughter of Elizabeth Mary Hester "Bettine" (Moore) and William Taliaferro Close (William Close), a prominent doctor. Both of her parents were from upper-class northeastern families. Glenn...
“ The World According to Garp
The Big Chill
The Natural
Fatal Attraction
Dangerous Liaisons
Reversal of Fortune
Hamlet
Hook
The Paper
Air Force One
In & Out
Tarzan
102 Dalmatians
Albert Nobbs
Guardians of the Galaxy ” - adog1990
 
43.
“ The Appointments of Dennis Jennings
Babe: Pig in the City ” - adog1990
 
44.
“ Marie Antoinette
Tropic Thunder
In the Loop
Despicable Me 2
Philomena ” - adog1990
 
45.
“ Midnight Cowboy
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Altered States
Prince of the City
Absence of Malice
2010
Alice
Deconstructing Harry
Ghost World
Gosford Park
A Mighty Wind
Capote
Moonrise Kingdom
The Grand Budapest Hotel ” - adog1990
 
46.
Gene Wilder
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 playing...
“ Bonnie and Clyde
The Producers
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Blazing Saddles
The Little Prince
Young Frankenstein
Silver Streak
The Woman in Red ” - adog1990
 
47.
Robin Williams
Robin McLaurin Williams was born on Saturday, July 21st, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois, a great-great-grandson of Mississippi Governor and Senator, Anselm J. McLaurin. His mother, Laurie McLaurin (née Janin), was a former model from Mississippi, and his father, Robert Fitzgerald Williams, was a Ford Motor Company executive from Indiana...
“ The World According to Garp
Good Morning, Vietnam
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Dead Poets Society
Awakenings
The Fisher King
Hook
Aladdin
Toys
Mrs. Doubtfire
The Birdcage
Hamlet
Deconstructing Harry
Good Will Hunting
What Dreams May Come
Patch Adams
Bincentennial Man
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Happy Feet
August Rush ” - adog1990
 
48.
Owen Wilson
Self-proclaimed troublemaker Owen Wilson was born in Dallas, to Irish-American parents originally from Massachusetts. He grew up in Texas with his mother, Laura (Cunningham), a photographer; his father, Robert Andrew Wilson, an ad exec; and his brothers, Andrew Wilson (the eldest) and Luke Wilson (the youngest)...
“ As Good as It Gets
Armageddon
Meet the Parents
The Royal Tenenbaums
Cars
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Midnight in Paris
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Inherent Vice ” - adog1990
 
49.
Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx is an American actor, singer and comedian. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, for his work in the biographical film Ray. The same year, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the action film Collateral...
“ Toys
Ali
Collateral
Ray
Dreamgirls
Rio
Django Unchained ” - adog1990
 
50.
Matt Damon
Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Kent Damon, a stockbroker, realtor and tax preparer, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. Matt has an older brother named Kyle who is now a sculptor. His father is of English and Scottish descent...
“ Field of Dreams
Geronimo: An American Legend
Good Will Hunting
Saving Private Ryan
The Talented Mr. Ripley
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
Syriana
The Departed
The Good Shepherd
The Bourne Ultimatum
Gone Baby Gone
Invictus
Hereafter
Inside Job
True Grit
Interstellar
The Martian ” - adog1990
 
51.
Benicio Del Toro
Actor, Snatch
Benicio Del Toro emerged in the mid-1990s as one of the most watchable and charismatic character actors to come along in years. A favorite of film buffs, Del Toro gained mainstream public attention as the conflicted but basically honest Mexican policeman in Steven Soderbergh's Traffic. Benicio was born on February 19...
“ Fearless
The Usual Suspects
Traffic
21 Grams
The Wolfman
Guardians of the Galaxy
Inherent Vice ” - adog1990
 
52.
Cornel Wilde
Dashing actor Cornel Wilde was born Kornel Lajos Weisz on October 13, 1912, in Prievidza, Hungary (now part of Slovakia), to a Jewish family. In 1920, he immigrated to New York City with his parents, Rayna (Vid) and Vojtech Béla Weisz, and elder sister, Edith. His family Americanized their names and Kornel took the name Cornelius Louis Wilde...
“ A Song to Remember
A Thousand and One Nights
Leave Her to Heaven
Centennial Summer
Forever Amber
The Greatest Show on Earth
The Naked Prey
Beach Red ” - adog1990
 
53.
Jeff Bridges
Jeffrey Leon Bridges was born on December 4, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, the son of well-known film and TV star Lloyd Bridges and his long-time wife Dorothy Dean Bridges (née Simpson). He grew up amid the happening Hollywood scene with big brother Beau Bridges. Both boys popped up, without billing...
“ The Last Picture Show
Fat City
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
King Kong
Heaven's Gate
TRON
Against All Odds
Starman
The Morning After
Tucker: The Man and His Dreams
The Fabulous Baker Boys
The Fisher King
Fearless
The Mirror Has Two Faces
The Contender
Seabiscuit
Surf's Up
Iron Man
Crazy Heart
TRON: Legacy
True Grit ” - adog1990
 
54.
Sacha Baron Cohen
British actor and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen was born in Hammersmith, London. He is the son of Daniella (Weiser), a movement instructor, and Gerald Baron Cohen, a clothing store owner. His father, born in England and raised in Wales, was of Eastern European Jewish descent, while his mother was born in Israel...
“ Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Hugo
Les Miserables ” - adog1990
 
55.
Kristen Wiig
Actress, The Martian
Kristen Carroll Wiig was born on August 22, 1973 in Canandaigua, New York, to Laurie J. (Johnston), an artist, and Jon J. Wiig, a lake marina manager. She is of Norwegian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, English, and Scottish descent. The family moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, before settling in Rochester...
“ How to Train Your Dragon
Bridesmaids
Despicable Me 2
Her
How to Train Your Dragon 2 ” - adog1990
 
56.
Salma Hayek
Actress, Frida
One of Hollywood's most dazzling leading actresses, Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1966, in the oil boomtown of Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. Hayek has freely admitted that she and her brother, Sami, were spoiled rotten by her well-to-do businessman father, Sami Hayek Dominguez, and her opera-singing mother...
“ Traffic
Frida
Across the Universe
Puss in Boots
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet ” - adog1990
 
57.
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...
“ Ragtime
Coming to America
Do the Right Thing
Goodfellas
Jurassic Park
Pulp Fiction
Jackie Brown
Out of Sight
Star Wars Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Star Wars Episode II - Attack of the Clones
The Incredibles
Star Wars Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Iron Man
Inglourious Basterds
Iron Man 2
The Avengers
Django Unchained
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Avengers: Age of Ultron
The Hateful Eight ” - adog1990
 
58.
Steve Carell
Actor, The Office
Steve Carell, one of America's most versatile comics, was born Steven John Carell on August 16, 1962, in Concord, Massachusetts. He is the son of Harriet Theresa (Koch), a psychiatric nurse, and Edwin A. Carell, an electrical engineer. His mother was of Polish descent and his father, of Italian and German ancestry (Steve's grandfather had changed the surname from "Caroselli" to "Carrell")...
“ Little Miss Sunshine
Despicable Me 2
Foxcatcher ” - adog1990
 
59.
Bradley Cooper
Bradley Charles Cooper was born on January 5, 1975 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His mother, Gloria (Campano), is of Italian descent, and worked for a local NBC station. His father, Charles John Cooper, who was of Irish descent, was a stockbroker. Immediately after Bradley graduated from the Honors English program at Georgetown University in 1997...
“ Silver Linings Playbook
American Hustle
Guardians of the Galaxy
American Sniper ” - adog1990
 
60.
Matthew McConaughey
American actor and producer Matthew David McConaughey was born in Uvalde, Texas. His mother, Mary Kathleen (McCabe), is a substitute school teacher originally from New Jersey. His father, James Donald McConaughey, was a Mississippi-born gas station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business. He is of Irish...
“ Lone Star
Contact
Amistad
U-571
Tropic Thunder
Dallas Buyers Club
The Wolf of Wall Street
Interstellar ” - adog1990
 
61.
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)...
“ Changes Are
Chaplin
Short Cuts
Richard III
Restoration
Wonder Boys
Good Night, and Good Luck.
Iron Man
Tropic Thunder
Sherlock Holmes
Iron Man 2
The Avengers
Iron Man 3
The Judge
Avengers: Age of Ultron ” - adog1990
 
62.
Jonah Hill
Jonah Hill was born and raised in Los Angeles, the son of Sharon (Chalkin), a fashion designer and costume stylist, and Richard Feldstein, a tour accountant for Guns N' Roses. His siblings are music manager Jordan Feldstein and actress Beanie Feldstein. He graduated from Crossroads School in Santa Monica and went on to The New School in New York to study drama...
“ Click
How to Train Your Dragon
Moneyball
Django Unchained
The Wolf of Wall Street
The Lego Movie
How to Train Your Dragon 2 ” - adog1990
 
63.
Ethan Hawke
Actor, Gattaca
Ethan Green Hawke was born on November 6, 1970 in Austin, Texas, to Leslie Carole (Green), a charity worker, and James Steven Hawke, an insurance actuary. His parents were students at the University of Texas at the time but divorced when Ethan was 5 years old. His mother raised him alone for the next five years...
“ Dead Poets Society
Dad
Quiz Show
Gattaca
Snow Falling on Cedars
Training Day
Before Sunset
Before Midnight
Boyhood ” - adog1990
 
64.
John Malkovich
John Gavin Malkovich was born in Christopher, Illinois, to Joe Anne (Choisser), who owned a local newspaper, and Daniel Leon Malkovich, a state conservation director. His paternal grandparents were Croatian. In 1976, Malkovich joined Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre, newly founded by his friend Gary Sinise...
“ Places in the Heart
The Killing Fields
Empire of the Sun
Dangerous Liaisons
The Accidental Tourist
In the Line of Fire
Con Air
Being John Malkovich
Shadow of the Vampire
Ghost World
Juno
Changeling
Transformers: Dark of the Moon ” - adog1990
 
65.
Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones was born in San Saba, Texas, the son of Lucille Marie (Scott), a police officer and beauty shop owner, and Clyde C. Jones, who worked on oil fields. Tommy himself worked in underwater construction and on an oil rig. He attended St. Mark's School of Texas, a prestigious prep school for boys in Dallas...
“ Love Story
Coal Miner's Daughter
JFK
Under Siege
The Fugitive
The Client
Blue Sky
Batman Forever
Men in Black
Space Cowboys
No Country for Old Men
In the Valley of Elah
Lincoln ” - adog1990
 
66.
Bruce Robinson
Such is the mythology that has sprung up around Bruce Robinson's first film, the openly autobiographical Withnail & I, that it's often hard to separate fact from fiction. But the facts appear to be these: trained as an actor at London's Central School of Speech and Drama, he got off to a good early...
“ Romeo and Juliet
The Story of Adele H
The Killing Fields ” - adog1990
 
67.
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal was born in Los Angeles, California, to producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner (née Achs) and director Stephen Gyllenhaal. He is the brother of actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, who played his sister in Donnie Darko. His godmother is actress Jamie Lee Curtis. His mother is from a Jewish family, and his father's ancestry includes Swedish, English and Swiss-German...
“ City Slickers
Brokeback Mountain
Prisoners
Nightcrawler ” - adog1990
 
68.
Laurence Fishburne
Actor, The Matrix
One of Hollywood's most talented and versatile performers and the recipient of a truckload of NAACP Image awards, Laurence John Fishburne III was born in Augusta, Georgia on July 30, 1961, to Hattie Bell (Crawford), a teacher, and Laurence John Fishburne, Jr., a juvenile corrections officer. His mother transplanted her family to Brooklyn after his parents divorced...
“ Apocalypse Now
The Cotton Club
The Color Purple
Boyz n the Hood
What's Love Got to Do With It
Searching for Bobby Fischer
The Matrix
Mystic River ” - adog1990
 
69.
Hugh Jackman
Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor, singer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer and producer. Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, notably as superhero, period, and romance characters. He is best known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film series...
“ Kate & Leopold
The Prestige
Happy Feet
Australia
Drive
Real Steel
Les Miserables
Prisoners
X-Men: Days of Future Past ” - adog1990
 
70.
Woody Harrelson
Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning actor Woodrow Tracy Harrelson was born on July 23, 1961 in Midland, Texas, to Diane Lou (Oswald) and Charles Harrelson. He grew up in Lebanon, Ohio, and, after receiving degrees in theater arts and English from Hanover College, had a brief stint in New York theater...
“ The People vs. Larry Flynt
Wag the Dog
The Thin Red Line
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
North County
No Country for Old Men
The Messenger ” - adog1990
 
71.
John C. Reilly
Character actor, dramatic leading man, or hilarious comic foil? With an astonishing range of roles already under his belt, John C. Reilly has played an eclectic host of rich characters to great effect over the years, from seedy ne'er-do-wells, to lovable, good-natured schlepps. The fifth of six children...
“ Days of Thunder
Hoffa
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Georgia
Boogie Nights
The Thin Red Line
Magnolia
The Perfect Storm
Gangs of New York
Chicago
The Hours
The Aviator
Wreck-It Ralph
Guardians of the Galaxy ” - adog1990
 
72.
Terrence Howard
Actor, Iron Man
Terrence Howard was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Anita Jeanine Williams (née Hawkins) and Tyrone Howard. He was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. His love for acting came naturally, through summers spent with his great-grandmother, New York stage actress Minnie Gentry. He later began his acting career after being discovered on a New York City street by a casting director...
“ Mr. Holland's Opus
Crash
Ray
Hustle & Flow
August Rush
Iron Man
The Princess and the Frog
Prisoners ” - adog1990
 
73.
Don Cheadle
Actor, Crash
Donald Frank Cheadle was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 29, 1964. His childhood found him moving from city to city with his family: mother Bettye (North), a teacher, father Donald Frank Cheadle, Sr., a clinical psychologist, sister Dawn, and brother Colin. After graduating high school in Denver...
“ Boogie Nights
Bulworth
Out of Sight
Traffic
Crash
Hotel Rwanda
Iron Man 2
Flight
Iron Man 3
Avengers: Age of Ultron ” - adog1990
 
74.
Morgan Freeman
With an authoritative voice and calm demeanor, this ever popular American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema. Morgan was born on June 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, to Mayme Edna (Revere), a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber. The young Freeman...
“ The Pawbroker
Brubaker
Street Smart
Driving Miss Daisy
Glory
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Unfogiven
The Shawshank Redemption
Se7en
Amistad
Million Dollar Baby
Batman Begins
War of the Worlds
March of the Penguins
Gone Baby Gone
Wanted
The Dark Knight
Invictus
The Lego Movie ” - adog1990
 
75.
“ The Journey of Natty Gann
Sunset
True Lies
The Birdcage
Good Night, and Good Luck.
The Ides of March
Argo
August: Osage County ” - adog1990
 
76.
Ryan Gosling
Actor, Drive
Canadian actor Ryan Gosling is the first person born in the 1980s to have been nominated for the Best Actor Oscar (for Half Nelson). He was born Ryan Thomas Gosling on November 12, 1980, in London, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of Donna (Wilson), a secretary, and Thomas Ray Gosling, a traveling salesman...
“ Half Nelson
Lars and the Real Girl
Blue Valentine
Drive
The Ides of March ” - adog1990
 
77.
Jared Leto
In the vein of musicians-turned-actors, Jared Leto is a very familiar face in recent film history. Although he has always been the lead vocals, rhythm guitar, and songwriter for American band Thirty Seconds to Mars, Leto will always be remembered as an accomplished actor for the numerous, challenging projects he has taken in his life. He is known to be selective about his film roles...
“ The Thin Red Line
Fight Club
Girl, Interrupted
Requiem for a Dream
How to Train Your Dragon
Dallas Buyers Club
How to Train Your Dragon 2 ” - adog1990
 
78.
Ben Kingsley
Ben Kingsley was born Krishna Bhanji on December 31, 1943 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. His father, Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji, was a Kenyan-born medical doctor, of Gujarati Indian descent, and his mother, Anna Lyna Mary (Goodman), was an English actress. Ben began to act in stage plays during the 1960s...
“ Gandhi
Maurice
Bugsy
Dave
Searching for Bobby Fischer
Schindler's List
Sexy Beast
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
House of Sand and Fog
Margin Call
Hugo
Iron Man 3
The Boxtrolls
The Walk ” - adog1990
 
79.
Jude Law
Jude Law is an English actor. Law has been nominated for two Academy Awards and continues to build a prolific body of work that spans from early successes such as Gattaca and The Talented Mr. Ripley to more recent turns as Dr. John Watson in Sherlock Holmes and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, as Hugo's father in Hugo and in the titular role in Dom Hemingway...
“ Gattaca
The Talented Mr. Ripley
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Road to Perdition
Cold Mountain
Closer
The Aviator
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Sherlock Holmes
Hugo
Anna Karenina
The Grand Budapest Hotel ” - adog1990
 
80.
Sandra Bullock
Actress, Gravity
Sandra Annette Bullock was born in Arlington, a Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C. Her mother, Helga Bullock (née Helga Mathilde Meyer), was a German opera singer. Her father, John W. Bullock, was an American voice teacher, who was born in Alabama, of Irish, English, French, and German descent. Sandra grew up on the road with her parents and younger sister...
“ Speed
The Prince of Egypt
Crash
The Blind Side
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Gravity ” - adog1990
 
81.
Ruth Gordon
When Ruth Gordon convinced her father, a sea captain, to let her pursue acting she came to New York and studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She acted in a few silents made at Fort Lee, New Jersey, in 1915. She made her Broadway debut in "Peter Pan" as Nibs the same year. The next 20 years she spent on stage...
“ Abe Lincoln in Illinois
Action in the North Atlantic
A Double Life
Adam's Rib
Pat and Mike
The Actress
Inside Daisy Clover
Rosemary's Baby
Annie Hall ” - adog1990
 
82.
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...
“ Carrie
Saturday Night Fever
Grease
Pulp Fiction
Face/Off
Primary Colors
The Thin Red Line
A Civil Action
Bolt ” - adog1990
 
83.
Bonita Granville
Producer, Lassie
Daughter of Bernard Granville, Bonita Granville was born into an acting family. It's not surprising that she herself became a child actor, first on the stage and, at the age of 9, debuting in movies in Westward Passage. She was regularly cast as a naughty little girl, as in These Three where she played Mary...
“ Cavalcade
Little Women
These Three
The Garden of Allah
Quality Street
White Banners
Merrily We Live
Now, Voyage
Song of the Open Road
The Magic of Lassie ” - adog1990
 
84.
“ Minority Report
The Descendants ” - adog1990
 
85.
Sarah Polley
Sarah Polley is an actress and director renowned in her native Canada for her political activism. Blessed with an extremely expressive face that enables directors to minimize dialog due to her uncanny ability to suggest a character's thoughts, Polley has become a favorite of critics for her sensitive portraits of wounded and conflicted young women in independent films...
“ The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
The Sweet Hereafter
Away from Her ” - adog1990
 
86.
Russell Crowe
Actor, Gladiator
Russell Ira Crowe was born in Wellington, New Zealand, to Jocelyn Yvonne (Wemyss) and John Alexander Crowe, both of whom catered movie sets. His maternal grandfather, Stanley Wemyss, was a cinematographer. Crowe's recent ancestry includes Welsh (where his paternal grandfather was born, in Wrexham), English...
“ L.A. Confidential
The Insider
Gladiator
A Beautiful Mind
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Cinderella Man
3:10 to Yuma
American Gangster
Les Miserables ” - adog1990
 
87.
Seth Rogen
An actor, comedian and writer, Seth Rogen has come a long way from doing stand-up comedy as a teen. Rogen was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Sandy (Belogus), a social worker, and Mark Rogen, who worked for non-profits. His father is American-born and his mother is Canadian. He is of Russian Jewish descent...
“ If he gets nominated for Steve Jobs at the 88th Academy Awards.

Kung Fu Panda
Kung Fu Panda 2
Steve Jobs ” - adog1990