Hint: And no, it's not that they're all European.
Hint: Some argue that Brook Shields should be OFF this list, but film does not lie, not that convincingly.
Keira Christina Knightley was born in the South West Greater London suburb of Richmond on March 26th 1985. She is the daughter of actor Will Knightley
and actress turned playwright Sharman Macdonald
. An older brother, Caleb Knightley
, was born in 1979. Her father is English, while her Scottish-born mother is of Scottish and Welsh origin...
For some people, oatmeal starts the day off right - for Thora Birch, it launched a healthy career in front of the camera. It's hard to believe that the actress, who slunk into stardom with her turn as the disillusioned daughter in American Beauty
, is even related to the apple-cheeked blonde who once gazed up at Quaker Oats (R) spokesman Wilford Brimley
“ for 'American Beauty ” - huh_oh_i_c
“ for 'Schatjes!' aka Army Brats ” - huh_oh_i_c
"Want to know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing". If you have not heard of Brooke Shields before, this tagline from her Calvin Klein
Jeans ad had to grab your attention. Not that she has not had a previously noteworthy resume. She was born on May 31, 1965 in New York City and, at age 12...
Phoebe Belle Cates was born on July 16, 1963 in New York City, New York, and raised there. She is the daughter of Lily and Joseph Cates
, who was a Broadway producer and television pioneer. Her uncle was director/producer Gilbert Cates
. Phoebe is of Chinese-Filipino (from her maternal grandfather) and Russian Jewish descent...
Jenny Agutter was born on December 20, 1952, in Taunton, Somerset, England, UK. The daughter of an army officer, she spent her childhood traveling and living in different countries. Her film career began at the age of 12 in East of Sudan
, which was quickly followed by Ballerina: Part 1
and Ballerina: Part 2
“ 'Kundskabens træ' ” - huh_oh_i_c
“ 'Kundskabens træ' ” - huh_oh_i_c
“ Doppelganger: The Evil Within ” - huh_oh_i_c
“ for 'Beau-père' ” - huh_oh_i_c
“ For 'Picole labbra' aka 'Tales of extraordinary little lips' ” - huh_oh_i_c
Adorable baby doll brunette beauty Dawn Dunlap had a regrettably fleeting film career from the late 70s up until the mid 80s. Dawn was born in 1963 in Austin, Texas. She made her debut at age 16 in the titular role of a lovely and naive, yet enticing ballet dancer in the steamy soft-core feature "Laura."...
“ for 'Laura' ” - huh_oh_i_c
“ for 'Bolero' ” - huh_oh_i_c
“ for 'La Fille de 15 ans' ” - huh_oh_i_c
Melanie Griffith was born on August 9, 1957, in New York City, New York, to model and actress Tippi Hedren
, and advertising executive and former actor Peter Griffith
. Her mother, from Minnesota, is of Swedish, German, and Norwegian ancestry, and her father, from Maryland, was of English, as well as Irish, Scottish, and Welsh, descent...
“ For 'Les Diables', spectacular! ” - huh_oh_i_c
Gorgeous and voluptuous blonde actress Linda Hayden made a strong and lasting impression with her steamy portrayals of lusty nymphets and tempting seductresses in a handful of pictures made in the 60s and 70s. Linda was born on January 19, 1953 in Stanmore, Middlesex, England. She studied her craft at the esteemed Aida Foster Stage School...
Emily Abigail Ashley Hoes was born on May 20th, 1994 in the city of Rotterdam. At the age of 10 she started taking singing, dancing and acting lessons at the Hofplein Children's theatre. After a couple of auditions for musical she discovered that acting instead of singing was where her heart was and landed a role in a television commercial for Roosvicee soft drink...
“ 'Tirza' ” - huh_oh_i_c
At age 15, when most young women are nurturing dreams of romance, Olivia Hussey was giving life to Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli
's Romeo and Juliet
. Her performance in one of the most celebrated roles ever written in the English language won her the Golden Globe and two successive Best Actor Donatello Awards (Italy's Oscar equivalent), an incredible achievement for an actress in only her third film...
“ For Maladolescenza (1977) ” - huh_oh_i_c
Michelle Johnson was born in Anchorage, Alaska, USA on September 9, 1965, her family eventually moved to Phoenix, Arizona. She graduated from Alhambra High School one semester early in January 1984. At the age of 17, only two months out of high school in Phoenix, Arizona, Michelle was signed up by the...
“ For Tatort (tv episode) ” - huh_oh_i_c
Virginie Ledoyen was born Virginie Fernandez on 15 November 1976 in Aubervilliers, near Paris. At the age of 2, she was already shooting advertisements for television. At 9, she started going to the École des Enfants du Spectacle, and made her film debut at 10 in What Every Frenchwoman Wants
. She was then nominated for the César (the French equivalent of an Oscar) for most promising actress in 1993...
“ L'eau froide
La regle de l'homme
Le voleur d'enfants
Les Marmottes ” - huh_oh_i_c
“ For that bible film ” - huh_oh_i_c
Shirley Olivia Mills was born in Tacoma, Washington in 1926 and moved to southern California while still a child. She became the star of an independent movie which achieved great fame titled Child Bride (1938)when she was 12 years old which she describes in detail on her "official" website on a separate page devoted to memories of that movie along with still photos of it...
“ Shortie goes short ” - huh_oh_i_c
“ explosive performance ” - huh_oh_i_c
“ Sadly, her films have no subtitles!
Not 'Un dramma borghese' and not 'Desideria' ” - huh_oh_i_c
“ For 'Det skaldede spøgelse' ” - huh_oh_i_c
“ For 'Det skaldede spøgelse' ” - huh_oh_i_c
Lola Crèton is a French actress. Her first debut was in a short film, Imago. Her first serious role was in Barbe-Bleu, directed by Catherine Breillat. She plays Camille in Goodbye first love, a film by Mia Hansen Løve. The film was an official selection at Locarno and New York Film Festival.
“ for 'Un amour de jeunesse' ” - huh_oh_i_c
“ for 36 fillete ” - huh_oh_i_c
“ For 'My life as a dog' ” - huh_oh_i_c
Marie Trintignant died tragically on the 1st of August, 2003 from a cerebral edema in Neuilly-sur-Seine near Paris, France, following a violent fight with her boyfriend, Bertrand Cantat
, lead singer in the French rock band, Noir Désir
. She was just finishing filming a TV movie about Colette
, directed by her mother...
“ For Serie Noire (1979) ” - huh_oh_i_c
“ For Riekes Liebe. 15 at the time. Two scenes with her brother. Must be the only time that an incest movies brother and sister actually looked like each other! Syniawa acts and holds a doctorate in Psychology from Humboldt University, Berlin. ” - huh_oh_i_c
Born in Slawno, Poland. Her first steps as an actress were supervised by Janusz Józefowicz
in Buffo Theatre in Warsaw, Poland. In 1996, she was chosen for the role of Sara
among over one hundred candidates. The Director Maciej Slesicki
said that she had a natural talent.
Charlotte Gainsbourg was born in London, England in 1971. She is an Anglo-French actress and singer. The daughter of English actress Jane Birkin and French singer and songwriter Serge Gainsbourg was raised in Paris. Gainsbourg made her motion picture debut in 1984. In 1986, Gainsbourg won a César Award for "Most Promising Actress"...
An award winning actress and screenwriter, Christiane has over 30 years of professional experience in the film and television industry. She is co-founder of Company of Rogues Actors' Studio (Calgary, AB) and founder of Rogues West in Vancouver, BC. Christiane has garnered national recognition, delivering...
Mia Kirshner was born in Toronto, Ontario on January 25, 1975, to Etti, a teacher, and Sheldon Kirshner, a journalist. Her father is of Polish Jewish descent and her mother is a Bulgarian Jewish immigrant. Mia had a middle class upbringing and graduated from the prestigious McGill University with a degree in English Literature...
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...