1-50 of 307 names.

Sort by: STARmeter▲ | A-Z | Height | Birth Date | Death Date
1. John Hughes John Hughes Writer, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
2. John Wood John Wood Actor, WarGames Studied law at Jesus College, Oxford, but became president of OUDS by his final year, when he played the lead in "Richard III" to wide critical acclaim. Subsequently joined the Old Vic, where among other roles he played "the Dauphin" to Richard Burton's "Henry V". Left the Old Vic under less than happy circumstances and had even less luck with the Royal Court...
3. Warner Oland Warner Oland Actor, The Jazz Singer Warner Oland was born Johan Verner Olund in the small village of Nyby in Bjurholm parish in the county of Vasterbotten, Sweden, on October 3, 1879. Bjurholm is situated about 60 kilometers outside the town of Umea. His family emigrated to the US on October 15, 1892. His father Jonas was a shopkeeper and his mother was Maria Johanna (nee Forsberg)...
4. Rick James Rick James Soundtrack, Lost in Translation
5. Cedric Hardwicke Cedric Hardwicke Actor, Rope Sir Cedric Hardwicke, one of the great character actors in the first decades of the talking picture, was born in Lye, England on February 19, 1893. Hardwicke attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and made his stage debut in 1912. His career was interrupted by military service in World War I, but he returned to the stage in 1922 with the Birmingham Repertory Theatre...
6. Marvin Hamlisch Marvin Hamlisch Soundtrack, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Musical talent ran in Marvin Hamlisch's family - his father was an accordionist, and at seven Hamlisch was the youngest student ever accepted by Manhattan's Julliard School of Music. Hamlich furthered his education by taking night classes at Queens College and working during the day as a rehearsal pianist for Broadway shows...
7. Everett Sloane Everett Sloane Actor, Citizen Kane Everett Sloane, the actor most known for playing Mr. Bernstein in Orson Welles classic Citizen Kane as a member of Welles' Mercury Players, was born in New York, New York on October 1, 1909. Sloane was bitten by the acting bug quite early, and first went on-stage when he was seven years old. After high school...
8. Preston Sturges Preston Sturges Writer, Sullivan's Travels Preston Sturges' own life is as unlikely as some of the plots of his best work. He was born into a wealthy family. As a boy he helped out on stage productions for his mother's friend, Isadora Duncan (the scarf that strangled her was made by his mother's company, Maison Desti). He served in the U.S...
9. Emilio Fernández Emilio Fernández Actor, The Wild Bunch Emilio "El Indio" Fernández Romo, who was born on March 26, 1904, in the state of Coahuila, Mexico, is the most famous person in the history of Mexican movies. For an era he symbolized Mexico due to his violent machismo, rooted in the Revolution of 1910-17, and because of his staunch commitment to Mexican cultural nationalism...
10. Jud Taylor Jud Taylor Director, The Old Man and the Sea
11. Nancy Carroll Nancy Carroll Actress, Laughter Born Ann Veronica LaHiff in New York on November 19, 1904, Nancy Carroll was to be one of the finest actresses ever to grace the silver screen. She was smitten, early, by the acting bug when she appeared as Fay Larkin in 1918's RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE a film that went absolutely no where. Prior to that she had limited experience on the stages surrounding NYC...
12. John Harmon John Harmon Actor, Funny Girl
13. James Beck James Beck Actor, Dad's Army Londoner James Beck took to the Theatre at the end of his National Service, playing roles as diverse as Shylock to Archie Rice in "The Entertainer". His role as Cockney spiv Private Walker in Dad's Army made him a familiar face, if not a familiar name. His life was cut short before a potentially much more interesting career.
14. Max Phipps Max Phipps Actor, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior
15. Kurt Kasznar Kurt Kasznar Actor, The Last Time I Saw Paris As a young man, Kurt Kasznar enrolled in Max Reinhardt's seminars. He came to the US in the mid-30s in "The Eternal Road," in which he played at least 12 roles. In 1941, he produced the New York show, "Crazy with the Heat." That same year, he was drafted into the army, where he was trained as a cinematographer and served in the Pacific...
16. Willy DeVille Willy DeVille Soundtrack, The Princess Bride
17. Sherwood Bailey Sherwood Bailey Actor, Hook and Ladder
18. Larry Taylor Larry Taylor Actor, Zulu
19. Louis Mansi Louis Mansi Actor, The Italian Job
20. Dorothy Tutin Dorothy Tutin Actress, Cromwell Dame Dorothy Tutin's esteemed company of peers included other remarkable dames, including Judi Dench and Maggie Smith. Unlike these others, Dorothy had limited screen time over the years and would develop the respect but not the stardom afforded the other two outside the realm of the theatre...
21. Lee Kheel Lee Kheel Actress, Jersey Guy
22. William Mervyn William Mervyn Actor, The Ruling Class
23. Domenico Modugno Domenico Modugno Soundtrack, A Fish Called Wanda
24. Maria Antonietta Beluzzi Maria Antonietta Beluzzi Actress, Amarcord
25. Jennifer Hilary Jennifer Hilary Actress, Becket Jennifer became stage-struck at the age of four while in Cairo where her father worked for BOAC. Upon her return to England, she attended Elmhurst Ballet School and then went to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts when she was 16. She followed this with rep at Liverpool, and Birmingham and appeared on Broadway before making her debut on London's West End in aproduction of Anouilh's 'The Rehearsal'...
26. Alan Rafkin Alan Rafkin Director, The Ghost and Mr. Chicken
27. Charles Arnt Charles Arnt Actor, Sweet Bird of Youth
28. Beppe Wolgers Beppe Wolgers Self, Dunderklumpen! Beppe Wolgers (born John Bertil Wolgers) was a writer of children's books and also a lyricist and composer for cinema and stage. He was responsible for persuading Zarah Leander to take a leading role in the musical "Sommarnattens leende" by Steven Sondheim ("Das Lächeln einer Sommernacht", "A Little...
29. Phyllis Garr Phyllis Garr Costume and Wardrobe Department, Young Frankenstein
30. Imre Bajor Imre Bajor Actor, Le a fejjel!
31. Reed Howes Reed Howes Actor, The Dawn Rider American silent-era leading man who became a familiar heavy in B-Westerns of the talkie period. Born Hermon (not Herman) Reed Howes in Washington, D.C., in 1900, he served as an apprentice seaman in the U.S. Navy during the last year of the First World War. After the war he graduated from the University of Utah and attended Harvard Graduate School...
32. Brenda Denaut Brenda Denaut Actress, Olga's House of Shame
33. Katherine Schofield Katherine Schofield Actress, The Naked Civil Servant
34. Rummy Bishop Rummy Bishop Actor, Adventures in Babysitting
35. Klaus Nomi Klaus Nomi Soundtrack, The Nomi Song Klaus moved to New York City in the mid-70s where he worked as a pastry chef and a night club singer. A performance of his was attended by 'David Bowie' who hired Nomi as backup for his Saturday Night Live performance.
36. Larry Adler Larry Adler Composer, Genevieve
37. Houseley Stevenson Houseley Stevenson Actor, Dark Passage British-born American character actor. He labored in a San Francisco glass factory until his thirties, then embarked on an acting career. He became a respected teacher, director, and performer at famed Pasadena Community Playhouse in California. He appeared in numerous films in the Thirties and Forties...
38. Ibrahim Ferrer Ibrahim Ferrer Self, Buena Vista Social Club
39. Robert Rounseville Robert Rounseville Actor, Carousel
40. Jorge Amado Jorge Amado Writer, The Sandpit Generals
41. Barry Justice Barry Justice Actor, King & Country
42. Harry Reasoner Harry Reasoner Self, ABC World News Tonight with David Muir
43. Ennio Antonelli Ennio Antonelli Actor, Ugly, Dirty and Bad
44. Ralph Bucko Ralph Bucko Actor, Code of the West Ralph Bucko (real name Ralph Bouckou) was a working cowhand from Yakima, Washington, who, with his brother Roy Bucko, drifted south and found themselves riding Hollywood's western ranges. Neither brother was often billed but Ralph was billed either as Ralph Bucko or by his nickname, "Buck' Bucko...
45. Bix Beiderbecke Bix Beiderbecke Soundtrack, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Bix Beiderbecke was the first talented white jazz cornet player. He also played the piano, but he had more success playing the cornet with a very personal style. His first recordings were with "The Wolverines" in 1924. After this he played in the Charlie Straight orchestra in 1925, with Jean Goldkette in 1926-27 and in the middle of that year he signed a contract with the famous Paul Whiteman...
46. Arthur Pentelow Arthur Pentelow Actor, Gladiatorerna
47. Robert Dunham Robert Dunham Actor, Godzilla vs. Megalon Dunham was an American actor, who made his living in Tokyo, Japan. He is best known for his role as Antonio, Emperor of Seatopia in Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973) as well as his role as Mark Jackson, in Dogora or Dagora the Space Monster (1964). Dunham was living in Japan, during the Golden Age of Cinema...
48. José Suárez José Suárez Actor, Main Street
49. Hirotaka Suzuoki Hirotaka Suzuoki Actor, Millennium Actress
50. V.C. Clinton-Baddeley V.C. Clinton-Baddeley Actor, The Billiard Room Mystery
1-50 of 307 names.