Actors, Producers, Directorsby hgautsch | created - 16 Feb 2018 | updated - 20 Feb 2018 | Public
People I admire and like.
1. Roy Dupuis
Actor | La Femme Nikita
Roy Dupuis was born on April 21, 1963, in New Liskeard, Ontario. He spent a significant portion of his childhood (from early infancy until he was eleven years old) in Amos, which is in a region of Québec called Abitibi. For the next three years, he lived in Kapuskasing, Ontario, where he learned to...
2. Joe Lando
Actor | Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
A former cook in a Hollywood restaurant, Lando first came to the attention of casting directors in the role of heartthrob Jake Harrison on the soap opera One Life to Live (1968). That job led to the co-starring role as the backwoodsman/love interest of Jane Seymour on TV's Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman...
3. Kipp Tribble
Actor | Evil at the Door
Kipp Tribble was born on March 4, 1973 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA as Brian Kipp Tribble. He is an actor and writer, known for Evil at the Door (2022), Coffin (2011) and The Stay (2021). He has been married to Becky Tribble since October 26, 1996. They have three children.
Actor | Outer Banks
Outer Banks, Gotham, One Tree Hill, What Death Leaves Behind. Johnny Alonso is an American actor. He was born in New York and raised in Baltimore City. Well known nationally and internationally for his subtle approach and intense style of character acting, most notably for his breakout 6 episode ...
He is also a jazz singer and appeared as "The Crooner" in the award winning Los Angeles musical "Shag with a Twist". His debut record, "When the Time is Right" was released in 2001 and is a collection of standards from the great American songbook. He appears in venues all over Los Angeles.
7. Peta Wilson
Actress | The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
With her distinctive voice, ultra-intense eyes and statuesque frame, Peta Wilson probably could have carried her breakout television show, "La Femme Nikita," on looks alone. Such was television in 1997. But when viewers realized that this killer- with-a-killer body could actually act, the show ...
8. Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood.
He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer.
Depp was raised in Florida. He dropped ...
9. Tim Burton
Producer | Edward Scissorhands
Timothy Walter Burton was born in Burbank, California, to Jean Rae (Erickson), who owned a cat-themed gift shop, and William Reed Burton, who worked for the Burbank Park and Recreation Department. He spent most of his childhood as a recluse, drawing cartoons, and watching old movies (he was ...
10. Sam Raimi
Director | Spider-Man
Highly inventive U.S. film director/producer/writer/actor Sam Raimi first came to the attention of film fans with the savage, yet darkly humorous, low-budget horror film, The Evil Dead (1981). From his childhood, Raimi was a fan of the cinema and, before he was ten-years-old, he was out making ...
Actor | The Legend of Tarzan
Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård was born in Stockholm, Sweden and is the eldest son of famed actor Stellan Skarsgård. Among his siblings are actors Gustaf Skarsgård, Bill Skarsgård, and Valter Skarsgård. For most of his formative years, his father was an acclaimed actor in Europe but had not yet ...
12. Bruce Campbell
Actor | Bubba Ho-Tep
In 1979 with his Detroit friends, Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, Bruce Campbell raised $350,000 for a low-budget film, The Evil Dead (1981), in which he starred and co-executive produced. Completed piecemeal over four years, the film first gained notoriety in England where it became the best-selling ...
13. Lucy Lawless
Actress | Xena: Warrior Princess
New Zealand icon Lucy Lawless is most known for her role as "Xena the Warrior Princess". Lucy is married to producer Rob Tapert (Robert Gerard Tapert) and resides in New Zealand. They have two sons, Julius Robert Bay Tapert and Judah Miro Tapert, who were both born in New Zealand. Lucy also has a ...
15. Jim Cirile
Writer | Liberator
Jim Cirile is screenwriter/producer/artist/musician journalist living in Los Angeles. Raised in New York, he graduated with a combination art/film degree from SUNY Purchase and has a Certificate in Screenwriting from UCLA Professional Program. After getting his start at NY low-budget indie horror ...
16. Tanya C. Klein
Actress | To Your Last Death
Originally from Germany, Tanya Klein moved to New York City where she started her entertainment career in NY theater. She worked as a director, writer, performer, and producer all over Manhattan and served as Artistic Director of Creative Artists Laboratory, a NY theater company. There, she oversaw...