Actors who could play Schmendrick the magician

Schmendrick the magician from the last unicorn.
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Stephen Berra
Steve Berra has been with Birdhouse Projects since its inception. He is a high-impact skater (50-50 tranfers down 12 foot drops) and an aspiring actor.
 
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Andrew James Allen
Andrew James Allen was born in Redmond, Washington to Robert and Susan Allen. Susan is a retired radiology technician and his father Robert is an artist and environmentalist. Andrew James Allen has been acting since 9 years old, first appearing in commercials. Eventually at the age of 13 Andrew James...
 
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Crispin Glover
While he's never been a typical leading man, Crispin Glover has distinguished himself as one of the most intriguing personalities in the movie business. His unusual characters and personal projects have inspired a cult-like following that has dubbed him both madman and genius. The son of actor Bruce Glover...
 
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Rick Moranis
Rick began his career as a radio DJ while he was still at high school which led to him writing, producing and being on air in his own show. He joined the Canadian TV series SCTV winning an Emmy for writing and portraying the character Bob McKenzie which became the basis for the film _Strange Brew_ which he co-wrote...
 
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David Tennant
David Tennant was born David John McDonald in West Lothian, Scotland, to Essdale Helen (McLeod) and Sandy McDonald, who was a Presbyterian minister. He is of Scottish and Ulster-Scots descent. When he was about 3 or 4 years old, he decided to become an actor, inspired by his love of Doctor Who...
 
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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...
 
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James McAvoy
McAvoy was born on 21 April 1979 in Glasgow, Scotland, to Elizabeth (née Johnstone), a nurse, and James McAvoy senior, a bus driver. He was raised on a housing estate in Drumchapel, Glasgow by his maternal grandparents (James, a butcher, and Mary), after his parents divorced when James was 7. He went to St Thomas Aquinas Secondary in Jordanhill...
 
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Josh Stewart
Joshua Regnall Stewart was born in Diana, West Virginia, to Margie (Skidmore) and Charles Regnall Stewart, a teacher and Baptist pastor. He studied at the T. Schreiber studios in New York City and was a company member of the 13th Street Repertory Theatre. He continued his work in theater in Los Angeles performing in 'Light Bulb,' and 'Beacon' alongside 'Robert Forster' and Brooke Shields...
 
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Bradley Cooper
Cooper garnered consecutive Oscar nominations from 2013 to 2015 for his roles in the romantic comedy Silver Linings Playbook, the comedy-drama American Hustle, and the biographical war drama American Sniper. For producing American Sniper, Cooper also received an Academy Award for Best Picture nomination. For starring in the 2014 Broadway revival of the play The Elephant Man...
 
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Edward Norton
Actor, Fight Club
American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland. His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer James Rouse...
 
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Gregory Smith
Actor, Everwood
Gregory Edward Smith was born in Toronto, Ontario, to Terrea (Oster), an American-born actress, and Maurice Smith, a British-born film producer. His brother is actor Douglas Smith. Gregory has starred in over 25 feature films, including The Patriot, opposite Mel Gibson and Heath Ledger; Closing the Ring...
 
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Sean Penn
Sean Penn is a powerhouse film performer capable of intensely moving work, who has gone from strength to strength during a colourful film career, and who has drawn much media attention for his stormy private life and political viewpoints. Sean Justin Penn was born in Los Angeles, California, the second son of actress Eileen Ryan (née Annucci) and director...
 
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Jamie Bell
Jamie Bell was born in 1986 in Billingham, England, UK, to Eileen (Matfin) and John Bell, a toolmaker. He comes from a family of dancers including his grandmother, mother, aunt, and sister. It was at his sister's dance practices that he would stand outside the door and imitate the movements of the dancers inside...
 
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Jesse Eisenberg
Curly haired and with a fast-talking voice, Jesse Eisenberg is a movie actor, known for his Academy Award nominated role as Mark Zuckerberg in the 2010 film The Social Network. He has also starred in the films The Squid and the Whale, Adventureland, The Education of Charlie Banks, 30 Minutes or Less...
 
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Kyle Gallner
Kyle Gallner was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He started his career by following his sister along to one of her auditions. Perhaps best know for his role as Cassidy "Beaver" Casablancas on the CW's lone hit series, "Veronica Mars" (2004- ), actor Kyle Gallner had been appearing in films and on television since his early adolescence...
 
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Adrien Brody
Adrien Nicholas Brody was born in Woodhaven, Queens, New York, the only child of retired history professor Elliot Brody and Hungarian-born photographer Sylvia Plachy. He accompanied his mother on assignments for the Village Voice, and credits her with making him feel comfortable in front of the camera...
 
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Simon Helberg
Simon Helberg was born and raised in Los Angeles but despite this, and the fact that his father is the actor Sandy Helberg and his mother the casting director Harriet B. Helberg, his main interest as a young boy was karate. In his teens, though, he discovered acting and went on to study at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts where he trained at the Atlantic Theater Company...
 
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Ringo Starr
Ringo Starr is a British musician, actor, director, writer, and artist best known as the drummer of The Beatles who also coined the title 'A Hard day's Night' for The Beatles' first movie. He was born Richard Starkey on July 7, 1940, in a small two-storey house in the working class area of Liverpool...
 
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David Henrie
David Clayton Henrie is an American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter. He is noted for playing Ted Mosby's future son Luke Mosby on How I Met Your Mother, Justin Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place, Larry on That's So Raven, London Busbee in Little Boy, and Rudy Ising in Walt Before Mickey.
 
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Michael Cera
Canadian actor Michael Cera was born in Brampton, Ontario, to parents who worked for Xerox. His mother, Linda, who is from Quebec, has English, Irish, Scottish, and Dutch ancestry, and his father, Luigi Cera, is Sicilian. Michael is the middle child between two sisters. He was educated at Conestoga Public School...
 
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Zach Braff
Actor, Scrubs
Zach Braff was born and raised in South Orange, New Jersey, to Anne Hutchinson (Maynard), a clinical psychologist, and Harold Irwin Braff, a trial attorney. His father is from a Jewish family (from Russia and Austria), while Zach's mother, who is from a Yankee family with deep roots in New England, converted to Judaism...
 
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Andy Samberg
Andy Samberg was born in Berkeley, California, to Marjorie (Marrow), a teacher, and Joe Samberg, a photographer. With Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer, Samberg is one of three Los Angeles, California-based writer-performer-filmmakers--all childhood friends--dubbed the Lonely Island, whose short films were showcased on the popular untelevised television network show and Web site Channel 101.com...
 
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John Hawkes
John Hawkes was born John Marvin Perkins in Alexandria, Minnesota, to Patricia Jeanne (Olson) and Peter John Perkins, a farmer. He is of British and Scandinavian descent. John moved to Austin, Texas to begin his career as an actor and musician. He co-founded the Big State Productions Theatre Company and appeared in the group's original play...
 
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Fran Kranz
Francis Elliott "Fran" Kranz is an American film, television and Broadway actor. Kranz was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He started acting in third and fourth grade, and knew from a very young age that he wanted to become an actor. He graduated from Harvard-Westlake School in 1999 and later from Yale University in 2004...
 
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Ryan Corr
In 2011, Ryan was the recipient of the prestigious Australians in Film 'Heath Ledger Scholarship' and in 2010 he won the IF 'Out of the Box' award. He has also received Logie nominations in the categories of Most Outstanding New Talent and Most Popular New Male Talent. With several main cast TV credits already to his name...
 
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Keram Malicki-Sánchez
Keram Malicki-Sanchez is an actor, filmmaker, musician/film composer and also noted new media consultant who has been invited to speak at conferences across North America about the future of tech, social media and the intersection of technology and the arts. He is the executive director of the FIVARS Festival of International Virtual and Augmented Stories and founding organizer of VRTO...
 
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Sam Lerner
Sam Lerner got his start in show business at the age of 9 after he happened to strike up a conversation with actress/director/writer Ellen Gerstein and actress Dot-Marie Jones at a New Year's Eve party he was attending with his family. Thinking Sam a natural for the business, Gerstein offered to introduce Sam to respected Hollywood talent manager...
 
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Luke Evans
Luke George Evans was born in Pontypool, Wales, and grew up in Aberbargoed, in the south of Wales. He is the son of Yvonne (Lewis) and David Evans. He moved to Cardiff at the age 17. He then won a scholarship to the London Studio Centre, and graduated in 2000. He starred in many of London's West End theatre productions...
 
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David Duchovny
David William Duchovny was born on August 7, 1960, in New York City, New York, USA. His father, Amram Ducovny, was a writer and publicist who was from a family of Jewish immigrants (from Ukraine and Poland), and worked for the American Jewish Committee. His mother, Margaret (Miller), was a Scottish-born school teacher...
 
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Lukas Behnken
Producer, Mully
 
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Patrick Dempsey
Patrick Dempsey has lived two charming but separate lives on film and television. From an exuberant, somewhat awkward charmer in college comedy films of the late 1980s and early 1990s, he has morphed spectacularly into a dreamy, wavy-haired television hunk of the new-age millennium and this seductive...
 
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Guillaume Canet
Son of horse breeders, the young man spent his childhood in the countryside near Paris. In his youth, Guillaume wanted to be a horse-rider, and briefly followed a professional career in the sport. A bad fall broke his dreams, but is at the origin of his acting career, and success. After briefly studying acting...
 
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Daniel Tay
Actor, Elf
 
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Daniel Stern
Actor, Home Alone
Daniel Stern was born in Bethesda, Maryland, to a social worker father and a day care manager mother. He has been acting professionally since the age of seventeen. Following his high school graduation, he auditioned for the Washington Shakespeare Festival seeking a job as a lighting engineer but ended...
 
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Jason Biggs
Jason Matthew Biggs was born on May 12, 1978, in Pompton Plains, New Jersey, to Angela (Zocco), a nurse, and Gary Biggs, a shipping company manager. Jason has two sisters, Heather, a tax specialist born in 1971, and Chiara, born in 1980. He was raised Catholic, and is of English and mostly Italian descent...
 
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Rory Culkin
Actor, Signs
Rory Culkin was born in New York City, New York. He is the youngest son of Christopher Culkin, a former stage and child actor, and Patricia Brentrup. He is the brother of Shane Culkin, Dakota Culkin, Macaulay Culkin, Kieran Culkin, Quinn Culkin, and Christian Culkin. His mother, who is from North Dakota...
 
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David Arquette
The youngest of five, David Arquette was born in Winchester, Virginia and is part of the illustrious Arquette family, whose work has spread over several generations. His parents, Lewis Arquette, an actor, and Brenda Denaut (née Nowak), an acting teacher and therapist, had 4 other children: Rosanna Arquette...
 
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Max Perlich
Actor, Blow
 
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Jeremy Glazer
Born and raised in Huntington, NY, Jeremy is best known for Save Me (2007), Letters From Iwo Jima (2006) and the award winning In The Clouds (2014). After his first glimpse of Back to the Future at the age of 7, he quickly went to theatre camp, took voice classes and did high school plays. He studied theatre at the University of Delaware...
 
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Robin Lord Taylor
Actor, Gotham
A native of Shueyville, Iowa, Taylor is a graduate of Northwestern University's School of Speech. Robin Lord Taylor has appeared in several acclaimed television series, such as "The Walking Dead," "Law & Order," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "The Good Wife" and "Person of Interest." He also has had a recurring role as "Darrell...
 
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Max Hoffman
Actor, Hook
 
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Dylan Edwards
Actor, High-Rise
Dylan was born in Seaton in Devon in 1984 as Edward Hill and began his stage career with the nearby Sidmouth Youth Theatre in 200, attributing his love of acting to Angela Davies, head of drama at Sidmouth College, where he was a pupil. Following A Levels he went to university to read Product Design but realised that he had made the wrong choice and...
 
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David Magidoff
David Magidoff, comedian and host of MTV's Broke Ass Game Show, is now a part of the cast of the new season of MTV's hit show, Joking Off. He performs improv all around the country including UCB, iOWest, and in 2007, David founded Monkey Butler - an international comedy school that has taught free improv classes to over 3,000 people in the US, England and New Zealand.
 
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Arthur Darvill
Actor, Doctor Who
Thomas Arthur Darvill, known professionally as Arthur Darvill, is an English actor and musician. He is perhaps most recognized as Rory Williams, one of the Eleventh Doctor's companions in Doctor Who, and as Rev. Paul Coates in Broadchurch. In 2013-2014 he appeared in the lead role in the theatre musical Once in the West End and on Broadway...
 
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Adam Hann-Byrd
Adam Hann-Byrd was born on February 23, 1982 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, best known for his work on Jumanji (1995), The Ice Storm (1997), Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998), and as the title character in Jodie Foster's directorial debut, Little Man Tate (1991).
 
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Dan John Miller
Dan John Miller is a musician as well as an actor. Based in Detroit, he fronted the seminal country punk band Goober & the Peas, as well as Two Star Tabernacle with his wife, Tracee Mae Miller, in the 1990s. The Millers then formed their current band, Blanche, a gothic-country/garage-rock group whose critically acclaimed debut "If We Can't Trust the Doctors...
 
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Mark Feuerstein
Mark Feuerstein got his break-through on television as a recurring character on the daytime soap opera Loving. Most of the people in his family are lawyers. He was a high school state championship wrestler. He enjoys mountain-biking, wrestling, dancing (hip-hop to salsa) and jogging. He got...
 
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Parker Young
Parker Charles William Young was born in Tucson, Arizona, to Karl and Zarina Young. He is the oldest of three children, and as a youth he enjoyed playing sports, rock climbing, paintballing, and exploring the Sonoran desert. In high school, football became Parker's main focus. As a sophomore he started on the Varsity team...
 
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Andrew Lincoln
Andrew Lincoln is a British actor. Lincoln spent his early childhood in Hull, Yorkshire before his family relocated to Bath, Somerset when he was age 10. He was educated at Beechen Cliff School in Bath, and then the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. His father is a civil engineer...
 
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Vincent Martella
Vincent Michael Martella was born in Rochester, New York, to Donna and Michael Martella, who owns a pizza chain. He was raised in Florida, and is of Italian descent. Martella, responsible for breathing life into the animated character Phineas in the hit Disney Channel television show Phineas and Ferb...
 
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Ross Marquand
Colorado native Ross Marquand received his BFA in Theatre from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Shortly thereafter, he moved to Los Angeles and quickly garnered attention in several film and television projects. Before Marquand's breakout role on "The Walking Dead," he portrayed screen legend Paul Newman on AMC's "Mad Men." Also an accomplished voiceover actor...
 
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Alex Ozerov
Alex Ozerov was born in Tula, Russia and immigrated to Toronto at the age of 13. After taking drama at school, he took an instant interest in acting. Alex then began studying the craft with filmmaker Walter Alza in 2006 at the Alza Acting Studio. Ozerov has been consistently working in television since a young age...
 
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Michiel Huisman
Huisman was born on July 18, 1981 in Amstelveen, Noord-Holland, which is near Amsterdam. Before Game of Thrones, Huisman had a role in Paul Verhoeven's acclaimed Black Book, and he played Rudolf Nureyev in the BBC TV movie Margot about prima ballerina Margot Fonteyn. Before he became ubiquitous on television...
 
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Jesse Head
Actor, Surf's Up
Jesse was born in Texas on September 1st, 1983. He first caught our eyes playing Gray Joplin on the short lived WB series "Katie Joplin". He then caught our eyes again, playing opposite Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen in their Show "So Little Time". He played Larry Slotnick. Re-runs of So Little can be seen on ABC Family Channel...
 
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Richard Armitage
Richard Crispin Armitage was born and raised in Leicester, England, to Margaret (Hendey), a secretary, and John Armitage, an engineer. He attended Pattison College in Binley Road, Coventry, and studied at LAMDA (the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art). His first appearance on the screen was in a small role in This Year's Love...
 
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Peter Capaldi
Actor, Doctor Who
Peter Capaldi was born in Glasgow, Scotland, to Nancy (Soutar) and Gerald John Capaldi. His parents owned an ice cream business. He is of Italian (from his paternal grandfather), Scottish, and Irish descent. Capaldi attended drama classes and was accepted into the Glasgow School of Art. After graduating he secured his breakthrough role in Local Hero...
 
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Joseph Mazzello
Born in Rhinebeck, New York, he got into acting when he was 5 years old, after his sister had appeared in 30-odd commercials. Since then he has acted opposite some of the best actors in Hollywood as a bright, expressive actor with complexity, sensitivity, and emotion. He attended film school at USC and got a degree in cinema and television production...
 
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Ernie Grunwald
Ernie studied theater in Toronto, Canada, where he also began his career in television and film, with roles such as Harry Butkis in the feature "It Takes Two." He has since landed roles in dozens of productions, including playing Fitz's conscience Larry in "Call Me Fitz" opposite fellow Canadian Jason Priestley.
 
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Ben Shenkman
Actor, Pi
 
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Reece Thompson
Reece Thompson grew up just outside Vancouver, Canada. His mother ran a film society that brought independent movies to town. He expressed an interest in acting at an early age and later attended acting school. It was here that he signed up with an agent and started auditioning. He soon started to voice roles on television shows including "Infinite Ryvius"...
 
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Wes Robinson
By the age of 12, Wes Robinson was already writing, directing and starring in his own films. Robinson was also busy appearing in many local theater productions, independent films and industrial programs. In January 2003, he attended an international acting and modeling competition held in Los Angeles...
 
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Kristopher Kling
Actor, Tully
Kristopher grew up in a small town in Kansas and went to University in the Midwest, studying theatre. He trained further as an actor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. As a drummer he played and recording with the band Transforming Apollo. He currently lives in New York.
 
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