Actors I have met

by mccoll34-519-242744 | last updated - 18 Mar 2016 | Public

Actors that I have met or at least seen in person. (mostly at sci-fi conventions) In no particular order.

1. Jon Pertwee

Actor | Doctor Who

Jon Pertwee is best known for his portrayal of the Doctor, on the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who (1963). He portrayed the Doctor from 1970 to 1974. His 60-year entertainment career included work in radio, films, and cabaret. This was despite the inauspicious beginning of having ...

2. DeForest Kelley

Actor | Star Trek

Jackson DeForest Kelley was born on January 20, 1920 in Toccoa, Georgia, to Clora (Casey) and Ernest David Kelley. He graduated from high school at age 16 and went on to sing at the Baptist church where his father was a minister. At age 17, he made his first trip outside the state to visit an uncle...

3. George Takei

Actor | Star Trek

Although primarily known for playing Hikaru Sulu in the television series Star Trek (1966) and the first six features, George Takei has had a varied career acting in television, feature films, live theater and radio. He also is a successful writer and community activist.

George Takei was born Hosato...

4. Nichelle Nichols

Actress | Star Trek

Nichelle Nichols was born Grace Nichols on December 28, 1932 in Robbins, Illinois. She began her show business career at age 16 as a singer with Duke Ellington in a ballet she created for one of his compositions and later sang with his band. After switching to acting, she was twice nominated for ...

5. Mark Lenard

Actor | Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Mark Lenard was born on October 15, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Leonard Rosenson. He was an actor, known for Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984), Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986). He was married to Ann Amouri. He died on November 22...

6. Patrick Stewart

Actor | Star Trek: First Contact

Sir Patrick Stewart was born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England, to Gladys (Barrowclough), a textile worker and weaver, and Alfred Stewart, who was in the army. He was a member of various local drama groups from about age 12. He left school at age 15 to work as a junior reporter on a local paper; he ...

7. Gates McFadden

Actress | Star Trek: First Contact

Gates McFadden was born on March 2, 1949 in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA as Cheryl Gates McFadden. She is known for her work on Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Star Trek: Insurrection (1998) and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002).

8. Marina Sirtis

Actress | Star Trek: First Contact

Marina Sirtis was born in London, England, to Greek parents, Despina (Yianniri), a tailor's assistant, and John Sirtis. Her parents did not want her to become an actress. As soon as Marina completed high school, she applied to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama secretly. After her graduation, ...

9. John de Lancie

Actor | Crank: High Voltage

John de Lancie was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Kent State University where he won a scholarship to Juilliard. John's father was a professional oboist with the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra. de Lancie is probably best known for his portrayal as Eugene Bradford on Days of Our ...

10. Carrie Fisher

Actress | Star Wars

Carrie Frances Fisher was born on October 21, 1956 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, to singers/actors Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. She was an actress and writer known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: ...

11. Anthony Daniels

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Initially not a science fiction fan, theatre actor Anthony Daniels was persuaded by his agent to meet George Lucas for the casting of C-3PO in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977). He went on to perform the character, both his voice and body in the suit, for all the episodic Star Wars films ...

12. Warwick Davis

Actor | Willow

English actor Warwick Davis was born in Epsom, Surrey, England, the son of Susan J. (Pain) and Ashley Davis, an insurance broker. Davis was born with the condition spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenital (SED), which caused his dwarfism. He was educated at City of London Freemen's School. When he ...

13. Temuera Morrison

Actor | Once Were Warriors

Morrison was born in the town of Rotorua, in the North Island of New Zealand, the son of Hana (née Stafford) and Laurie Morrison, a musician. He is of Maori, Scottish, and Irish descent. His sister was performer Taini Morrison and his uncle was musician Sir Howard Morrison. His secondary education ...

14. Jake Lloyd

Actor | Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

Jake Lloyd was born on March 5, 1989 in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA as Jake Matthew Lloyd. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), Jingle All the Way (1996) and Star Wars: Episode I - Racer (2000).

15. Michonne Bourriague

Self | Star Wars at 30

Michonne Bourriague was born on May 27, 1978 in Carson City, Nevada, USA. She is an actress, known for Star Wars at 30 (2007).

16. Steve Ruge

Actor | Lord of War

Steve Ruge is an actor, known for Lord of War (2005), Apollo 13 (1995) and The Operator (2000).

17. Archie Cogollos

Actor | A Spaniard's Tale

Archie Cogollos is an actor, known for A Spaniard's Tale (2010), In Utero and Chiaroscuro, Baby (2009).

18. Sandi Patty

Actress | The Lion of Judah

Sandi Patty was born on July 12, 1956 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA as Sandy Patty. She has been married to Don Peslis since August 6, 1995. They have one child. She was previously married to John Helvering.

19. George Donaldson

Actor | Celtic Thunder: Storm

George Donaldson was born on February 1, 1968 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was an actor, known for Celtic Thunder: Storm (2011), Celtic Thunder: Voyage (2012) and Celtic Thunder: Christmas (2009). He was married to Carolyn. He died on March 12, 2014 in Glasgow.

20. Keith Harkin

Actor | Lost: Black Earth

Keith Harkin was born on June 10, 1986 in Derry, Northern Ireland as Keith R. Harkin. He is an actor, known for Lost: Black Earth (2004), Celtic Thunder: Storm (2011) and Celtic Thunder: Christmas (2009).

21. Ryan Kelly

Actor | Celtic Thunder: Storm

The village that they call The Moy in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, may be where Ryan Kelly resides, but he's just as comfortable calling the studio and stage home- recording and touring as one of the stars of the highly successful, platinum and multi-gold selling musical show, Celtic Thunder. ...

22. Damian McGinty

Actor | Glee

Damian McGinty was born on September 9, 1992 in Derry, Northern Ireland as Damian Joseph McGinty Jr. He is an actor, known for Glee (2009), The Glee Project (2011) and Celtic Thunder: Storm (2011).

23. Paul Byrom

Actor | Fair City

Paul Byrom was born on April 11, 1979. Paul is a talented tenor from Dublin, Ireland. He has performed for Irish President Mary McAleese, Japanese Emperor Akihito, President Barack Obama and Taoiseach Brian Cowen, as well as at Dublin's Croke Park, Pittsburgh's Heinze Field and the New York St. ...

24. Neil Byrne

Composer | Deadly

Neil Byrne is an actor and composer, known for Deadly (2014), Celtic Thunder: Voyage (2012) and Celtic Thunder: Christmas (2009).

25. Daniel Furlong

Actor | Celtic Thunder: Voyage

Daniel Furlong had joined the five main performers as a guest for the Celtic Thunder "Heritage" Production and the Fall 2011 tour. Daniel is 13 years old and hails from the town of Taghmon in County Wexford on the Southeast coast of Ireland. He is a boy soprano and was discovered when he entered a ...

26. Michael Zeidman

Actor | Backfire!

Michael Zeidman is an actor, known for Backfire! (1995) and Kathie Lee Gifford: We Need a Little Christmas (1996).

27. Eden Riegel

Actress | Year One

Eden Sonja Jane Riegel was born in Washington, D.C. Her parents are Kurt and Lenore and her older siblings are Tatiana S. Riegel and Sam Riegel. She grew up outside of the Washington, D.C. area in a Virginia suburb. As a child, she first got the urge to perform while watching her brother perform ...

28. Lacey Chabert

Actress | Mean Girls

Lacey Nicole Chabert was born in Purvis, Mississippi, to Julie (Johnson) and Tony Chabert, a representative for an oil company. She is of Cajun (French), Italian, English, and Scottish ancestry. Chabert started in drama and music performances in and around her hometown in Mississippi from an early ...

29. Jamie Farr

Actor | M*A*S*H

Jamie Farr was born on July 1, 1934 in Toledo, Ohio, USA as Jameel Joseph Farah. He is an actor, known for M*A*S*H (1972), The Cannonball Run (1981) and Scrooged (1988). He has been married to Joy Ann Richards since February 16, 1963. They have two children.

30. William Christopher

Actor | M*A*S*H

William Christopher was born on October 20, 1932 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as William Wallace Christopher. He was an actor, known for M*A*S*H (1972), With Six You Get Eggroll (1968) and Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993). He was married to Barbara Christopher. He died on ...

31. Richard Thomas

Actor | The Waltons

Richard Thomas was born on June 13, 1951 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard Earl Thomas. He is an actor and director, known for The Waltons (1971), Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) and It (1990). He has been married to Georgiana Bischoff since November 20, 1994. They have one child. He was ...

32. Topol

Actor | Fiddler on the Roof

Topol was born on September 9, 1935 in Tel Aviv, Palestine as Chaim Topol. He is an actor, known for Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Flash Gordon (1980) and For Your Eyes Only (1981). He has been married to Galia Topol since October 23, 1956. They have three children.

33. Gordon Lightfoot

Soundtrack | We Are Marshall

Gordon Lightfoot is perhaps the most accomplished and well-known singer/songwriter to ever come out of Canada. He is internationally known for such monumental folk/pop/rock hits as "Sundown", "If You Could Read My Mind", "Early Mornin' Rain", "Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald" and many more. His ...