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Kate Winslet
Actress, Titanic
Ask Kate Winslet what she likes about any of her characters, and the word "ballsy" is bound to pop up at least once. The British actress has made a point of eschewing straightforward pretty-girl parts in favor of more devilish damsels; as a result, she's built an eclectic resume that runs the gamut from Shakespearean tragedy to modern-day mysticism and erotica...
“ Irina Vlaslov (Jewish Kosher Nostra) in TRIPLE 9 ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Talia Shire
Actress, Rocky
“ Conny Corleone (Italian Cosa Nostra) in THE GODFATHER 1-3 ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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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...
“ Elena (Mexican Drug Cartel) in SAVAGES ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Gal Gadot
Actress, Wonder Woman
Gal Gadot is an Israeli actress, singer, martial artist, and model. She was born in Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel, to an Ashkenazi Jewish family. Her parents are Irit, a teacher, and Michael, an engineer, who is a sixth-generation Israeli. She served in the IDF for two years, and won the Miss Israel title in 2004...
“ Elena Vlaslov (Jewish Kosher Nostra) in TRIPLE 9 ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Vanessa Redgrave
On January 30, 1937, renowned theatre actor Michael Redgrave was performing in a production of Hamlet in London. During the curtain call, the show's lead, Laurence Olivier, announced to the audience: "tonight a great actress was born". This was in reference to his co-star's newborn daughter, Vanessa Redgrave...
“ Graziella Luciano (Italian Mafia) in BELLA MAFIA ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Nastassja Kinski
Actress, Cat People
Nastassja Kinski was born Nastassja Aglaia Nakszynski on January 24, 1961 in Berlin, Germany, the daughter of German actor Klaus Kinski. In 1976, she met director Roman Polanski, who urged her to study method acting with Lee Strasberg in the United States. Kinski starred in the Italian romantic drama Stay as You Are with Marcello Mastroianni...
“ Sophia Luciano (Italian Mafia) in BELLA MAFIA ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Jennifer Tilly
An actress who always attracts audiences' attention, Jennifer Tilly is by turns funny, sexy, compassionate, compelling and often all at once. Her breakthrough movie role tapped into all of those qualities failing singer Blanche "Monica" Moran in Steve Kloves' The Fabulous Baker Boys opposite brothers Jeff Bridges and Beau Bridges...
“ Moyra Luciano (Italian Mafia) in BELLA MAFIA ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Illeana Douglas
Actress, Ghost World
Born with show business in her blood, Illeana is the granddaughter of screen legend Melvyn Douglas. Illeana began studying acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York. In 1987 working for a publicist in New York led to her first movie role. Illeana appeared in several Martin Scorsese films.
“ Teresa Scorpio Luciano (Italian Mafia) in BELLA MAFIA ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Gina Philips
Gina Philips, born Gina Consolo, is a native Floridian. She has one sibling, Bobby Consolo, who lives in Miami along with her parents, Fredi and Robert. None of them are involved in the business. She came close to completing her degree at the University of Pennsylvania, being only one class short of her degree before dropping out to take up acting as a full-time career...
“ Rosa Luciano (Italien Mafia) in BELLA MAFIA ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Kim Miyori
Actress, Metro
“ Lady Tanaka (Japanese Yakuza) in THE PUNISHER ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Lurene Tuttle
Actress, Psycho
Quite a familiar lady and notorious busybody on 1950s and '60s TV and film, petite, red-headed character actress Lurene Tuttle was born in Pleasant Lake, Indiana and raised on a ranch close to the Arizona border. Her father, O.V. Tuttle, started out as a performer in minstrels but found a job as a railroad station agent when times got hard...
“ Ma Barker (White American Outlaw Family) in MA BARKER'S KILLER BROOD ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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“ Cha Eun-jin (South Korean Mob) in MY WIFE IS A GANGSTER 1-3 ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Michelle Pfeiffer
Actress, Scarface
Michelle Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, California, to Donna Jean (Taverna) and Richard Pfeiffer, a heating and air-conditioning contractor. She has an older brother and two younger sisters - Dedee Pfeiffer and Lori Pfeiffer, who both dabbled in acting and modeling but decided against making it their life's work...
“ Maggie Blake (Former Italian Cosa Nostra) in THE FAMILY ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston was born on July 8, 1951 in Santa Monica, California, to prima ballerina Enrica "Ricki" (Soma) and director and actor John Huston. Her mother, who was from New York, was of Italian descent, and her father had English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish ancestry. Huston spent most of her childhood overseas...
“ Maerose Prizzi (Italian Cosa Nostra) in PRIZZI'S HONOR ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Angie Dickinson
Actress, Police Woman
Angie Dickinson was born in Kulm, North Dakota, in 1931, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Brown. Mr. Brown was the publisher of The Kulm Messenger. The family left North Dakota in 1942 when Angie was 11 years old, moving to Burbank, California. In December of 1946, when she was a senior at Bellamarine Jefferson High School in Burbank...
“ Wilma McClatchie (White American Outlaw Family) in BIG BAD MAMA ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Shelley Winters
Actress, Lolita
Shelley Winters was born Shirley Schrift of very humble beginnings on August 18, 1920 (some sources list 1922) in East St. Louis, Illinois. Her mother, Rose (Winter), was born in Missouri, to Austrian Jewish parents, and her father, Jonas Schrift, was an Austrian Jewish immigrant. Her father moved the family to Brooklyn when she was still young so that he...
“ Kate "Ma" Barker (White American Outlaw Family) in BLOODY MAMA ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Anne Ramsey
Actress, The Goonies
American character actress Anne Ramsey was quite busy in the 1980s despite being in her later years at the time. It wasn't until quite late in her life that Ramsey pursued an acting career in motion pictures. Ramsey was born Anne Mobley in Omaha, Nebraska, to Eleanor (Smith), a national treasurer of the Girl Scouts...
“ Mama Fratelli (Italian Cosa Nostra) in GOONIES ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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“ Janine "Smurf" Cody (Australian Crime Family)in ANIMAL KINGDOM ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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“ Georgia Rae Mahoney (Black Afro-American Mafia) in HOMICIDE ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Mercedes Ruehl
Actress, Big
Mercedes Ruehl was born February 28, 1948 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, to Mercedes, a school teacher, and Vincent Ruehl, an FBI agent. She made several film and television appearance before coming to her most successfully received role in Terry Gilliam's The Fisher King. She played the part of Jeff Bridges's on-screen supportive yet neurotic girlfriend...
“ Connie Russo (Italian Cosa Nostra) in MARRIED TO THE MOB ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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“ Sofia Provolone (Italian Cosa Nostra) in OSCAR ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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“ Tommy Cotter (Irish Mafia) in DEATH TO SMOOCHY! ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Kate Mulgrew
Katherine Kiernan Mulgrew, or Kate Mulgrew, was born on April 29, 1955. She grew up in Dubuque, Iowa, the oldest girl in an Irish Catholic family of eight. When Kate, as a 12-year-old, expressed an interest in acting, her mother, Joan, brought home biographies of great actresses and sent Kate to summer acting schools...
“ Helen Donnelly (Irish Mafia) in THE BLACK DONNELLYS ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Laura Harring
Ever since astounding audiences and critics with her breakthrough performance in David Lynch's award-winning Mulholland Dr. for which she received an Alma Award, Laura Harring has been one of Hollywood's most versatile stars. The International Herald Tribune compared Laura to Ava Gardner, and film critic Roger Ebert likened her to Rita Hayworth...
“ Livia Saint (White American Crime Family) in the THE PUNISHER ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Kristin Scott Thomas
Kristin Scott Thomas was born in Redruth, Cornwall, England, to Deborah (Hurlbatt) and Lieutenant Commander Simon Scott Thomas. Her ancestry includes Welsh, English, and Dutch. Her father was a pilot for the British Royal Navy and died in a flying accident in 1964. Her stepfather was also a pilot and died six years later under similar circumstances...
“ Crystal (White British-American Crime Family in ONLY GOD FORGIVES ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Jada Pinkett Smith
Actress, Collateral
Jada Koren Pinkett Smith was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Robsol Grant Pinkett, Jr., a contractor, and Adrienne Banfield-Jones, a nurse. They divorced after only a few months of marriage. Her father is of African-American descent and her mother is of Afro-Caribbean ancestry (from Barbados and Jamaica). Jada majored in dance and choreography at the Baltimore School for the Arts...
“ Linda "Stoney" Newsom (Black Afro American Outlaw Gang) in SET IT OFF ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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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...
“ Cleopatra "Cleo" Sims (Black Afro American Outlaw Gang) in SET IT OFF ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Vivica A. Fox
Vivica A. Fox was born in South Bend, Indiana, on July 30, 1964, and is the daughter of Everlyena, a pharmaceutical technician, and William Fox, a private school administrator. She is of Native American and African-American descent and is proud of her heritage. She is a graduate of Arlington High School in Indianapolis...
“ Francesca "Frankie" Sutton (Black Afro American Outlaw Gang) in SET IT OFF ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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“ Tisean "T.T." Williams (Black Afro American Outlaw Gang) in SET IT OFF ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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“ Ma Flodder (Dutch Hoodlum Family) in FLODDER 1-3 ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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“ Emma (German Outlaw Gang) in BANDITS ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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“ Angel (German Outlaw Gang) in BANDITS ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Jasmin Tabatabai
She played in the woman-band "Even Cowgirls get the blues", which also helped her to play her part in the movie Bandits. She wrote most of the songs for the Soundtrack of "Bandits". On 3rd December 2002, her first child, a girl named Angelina Sherri Rose, was born. Father of the child is the American musician Tico Zamora, who lives in Berlin with Jasmin...
“ Luna (German Outlaw Gang) in BANDITS ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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“ Marie (German Outlaw Gang) in BANDITS ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Sonia Braga
Born June 8, 1950, in Maringá, Paraná State, Brazil to a seamstress mother and a Realtor father. Made a notable appearance in the film adaptation of Jorge Amado's Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands. Played the central role of Dona Flor. Earned American recognition and a Golden Globe nomination for performance in Kiss of the Spider Woman...
“ Liesl (German Crook Group) in THE ROOKIE ” - Pepper Baggins
 
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Edie Falco
Actress, The Sopranos
Edith Falco, called Edie, was born on July 5, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York, to Judith Anderson, an actress, and Frank Falco, a jazz drummer. She is of Italian (father) and Swedish, English, and Cornish (mother) descent. Edie grew up on Long Island and attended SUNY Purchase, where she was trained in acting at the prestigious Conservatory of Theatre Arts and Film...
“ Carmela Soprano (Italian Cosa Nostra) in THE SOPRANOS ” - Pepper Baggins