My favorite people

by boogiepop1989 | created - 30 Dec 2015 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

My favorite people

1. Thuy Trang

Actress | The Crow: City of Angels

Thuy Trang was born on December 14th of 1973 in Saigon, Vietnam. After the fall of Saigon in 1975 to Communist forces, her father who had fought in the Vietnam War, traveled to America to seek political asylum. However, his entire family, unable to follow, were left behind.

In 1979, Thuy and her ...

2. Yûki Kudô

Actress | Memoirs of a Geisha

Kudoh Yuki is an accomplished Japanese singer, former teen idol and actress whose resume includes more than half a dozen records, starring roles in Japanese, Japan-Iran and Japan-Canada films, stage and anime productions. She was only seventeen when she was working overseas, in the USA, filming a ...

3. Joanne Takahashi

Actress | Future War

Joanne Takahashi was born on November 13, 1963 in San Francisco, California, USA as Joanne Mayumi Takahashi. She is an actress, known for Future War (1997), The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery (1996) and Babylon 5 (1993).

4. Maya Kurosu

Actress | Kamen gakuen

Maya Kurosu was born on December 4, 1983. She is an actress, known for Kamen gakuen (2001), Drug (2001) and Boogiepop and Others (2000).

5. Renata Sayuri

Actress | Estação Liberdade

Renata Sayuri was born on March 13, 1981 in Taubaté, São Paulo, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Estação Liberdade (2013), Young Hearts (1995) and Revelação (2008).

6. Khulan Chuluun

Actress | Mongol

Khulan Chuluun was born on May 30, 1985 in Kharkhorin, Mongolia. She is an actress and assistant director, known for Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007), The Old Man (2012) and Lave (2009). She has been married to Naryn Igilik since 2007.

7. Grace Park

Actress | Battlestar Galactica

Grace Park (born March 14, 1974) is an American-Canadian actress. She gained recognition as Lt. Sharon 'Boomer' Valerii and Lt. Sharon 'Athena' Agathon on Battlestar Galactica (2004), as well as Shannon Ng in the Canadian television series teen soap Edgemont (2000). From 2010 to 2017, Park starred ...

8. Vivian Wu

Actress | The Last Emperor

Vivian Wu (Chinese name : Wu JunMei) is a Chinese American actress and producer. Born in Shanghai, China, to Zhu ManFang, a famous Chinese actress and Wu ChengYe, a college professor, she was discovered by female director HuangShuQin during her visit to her mother's film set when she was 15 years ...

9. Ming-Na Wen

Actress | Mulan

Ming-Na ("enlightenment") was born on the island of Macau, forty miles from Hong Kong. Her mother, Lin Chan Wen, divorced her father when Ming-Na was only a toddler. She has an older brother named Jonathan. After the divorce, they moved to Hong Kong where her mother became a nurse. There her mother...

10. Lu Huang

Actress | Mang shan

Best known for her roles as a poignant and mobile heroine in Li Yang's Blind Mountain (2007) and Guo Xiaolu's She, a Chinese (2009), Huang Lu is a Chinese actress active in international art-house cinema. A graduate from the Department of Performance at the Beijing Film Academy, she has walked the ...

11. Yukari Ôshima

Actress | Lik wong

Daughter of a Chinese woman, who spent her childhood in Nishi Ku (Fukuoka City). When she was in elementary school, her parents divorced and she went to live with her mother, who ran a little restaurant. Being a child she practiced karate in junior high school, represented Kyushu in several ...

12. Yuki Uchida

Actress | Hana yori dango

Uchida Yuki was born in Tokyo. She attended Fujimura Women's High School and fenced as an activity. Like most Japanese female celebrities she has modelled, acted, sang and represented companies in commercials and advertisements. She began working at age sixteen in 1991 and subsequently skipped ...

13. Yasue Satô

Actress | Baunsu ko gaurusu

Yasue Satô was born on December 7, 1978. She is known for her work on Bounce Ko Gals (1997), Ultraman Zero: The Revenge of Belial (2010) and The Dimension Travelers (1999).

14. Ellen Wong

Actress | Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Ellen Wong was born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. Her first role was on the award winning television series "This Is Wonderland". She is best known for her role as Knives Chau in "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World", starring alongside Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Jason Schwartzman. She ...

15. Tamlyn Tomita

Actress | The Day After Tomorrow

Tamlyn Tomita was born on January 27, 1966 in Okinawa, Japan as Tamlyn Naomi Tomita. She is an actress, known for The Day After Tomorrow (2004), The Eye (2008) and The Karate Kid Part II (1986).

16. Rinko Kikuchi

Actress | Babel

Rinko was born Kikuchi Yuriko in Hadano just south of Tokyo. The town is known mainly for its green tea and public baths. She is the youngest of three siblings. After being scouted on the street, she began modeling in her hometown and subsequently began acting under her birth name before switching ...

17. Lucy Liu

Actress | Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Born to immigrants in Queens, New York, Lucy Liu has always tried to balance an interest in her cultural heritage with a desire to move beyond a strictly Asian-American experience. Lucy's mother, Cecilia, a biochemist, is from Beijing, and her father, Tom Liu, a civil engineer, is from Shanghai. ...

18. Jacqueline Kim

Actress | Star Trek: Generations

Jacqueline recently co-wrote and starred in the feature film, Advantageous, which won a special jury prize at the 2015 Sundance film festival for Collaborative Vision (for her and co-writer/ director, Jennifer Phang). She also composed music for the film and is the lead singer/ songwriter for the ...

19. Li Gong

Actress | Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia

Born in Shenyang, grew up in Jinan, the daughter of an economics professor. Loved music from childhood, and dreamed of a singing career. After failing to gain entrance to China's top music school in 1985, applied for and was admitted to the Central Drama Academy in Beijing, from which she graduated...

21. Miyoshi Umeki

Actress | Sayonara

Although she projected the typical Japanese female stereotype of humbleness, delicacy and subservience in most of her prime film and stage roles, beguiling, tiny-framed Miyoshi Umeki was nevertheless an assertive scene-stealer. This docile and deceptive-looking talent with the cropped hair and ...

22. Yifei Liu

Actress | Mulan

Liu Yifei was born in Wuhan, Hubei, Province of China on August 25th, 1987. She began modeling at the age of 8 and was trained in singing, dancing and the piano. Moving to the United States at 10 with her mother, Liu lived there for four years. She returned to China in June 2002 to pursue a ...

23. Masson Ge

Actress | Blood Money

Born in Shanghai, Masson began modeling in her home city. Fluent in English, Mandarin and her native Shanghainese and with a natural affinity for high fashion she became a favourite among the country's top photographers and established herself as one of China's premier models. Her classical Chinese...

24. Susan Park

Actress | Snowpiercer

Susan Park is an actress, known for Snowpiercer (2020), Vice Principals (2016) and Fargo (2014).

27. Walt Disney

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Flora Disney (née Call) and Elias Disney, a Canadian-born farmer and businessperson. He had Irish, German, and English ancestry. Walt moved with his parents to Kansas City at age seven, where he spent the majority of ...

28. Bruce Timm

Animation_department | Batman: The Animated Series

Bruce Timm was born on February 5, 1961 in Oklahoma, USA as Bruce Walter Timm. He is known for his work on Batman: The Animated Series (1992), Superman: The Animated Series (1996) and Batman Beyond (1999).

29. John Semper

Writer | Spider-Man

John Semper is known for his work on Spider-Man: The Animated Series (1994), Static Shock (2000) and Creeporia Two (2014).

30. Tom Tataranowicz

Producer | Biker Mice from Mars

Tom Tataranowicz was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is known for his work on Biker Mice from Mars (1993), Iron Man (1994) and Fantastic Four: The Animated Series (1994).

31. Larry Houston

Camera_department | Jacob's Ladder

Larry Houston is known for his work on Jacob's Ladder (1990), RoboCop: Alpha Commando (1998) and Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990).

32. Genndy Tartakovsky

Producer | Samurai Jack

Genndy Tartakovsky was born and raised in Moscow, USSR. He and his family moved to Chicago, IL when he was 7 years old, after his father defected to the US. His interest in comic books and animation led him to study animation at CalArts in Los Angeles. While he was there he produced two student ...

33. Don Bluth

Director | Anastasia

Don Bluth was one of the chief animators at Disney to come to the mantle after the great one's death. He eventually became the animation director for such films as The Rescuers (1977) and Pete's Dragon (1977). Unfortunately, the quality of animation that Disney was producing at this point was not ...

34. Stan Lee

Producer | Doctor Strange

Stan Lee was an American comic-book writer, editor, and publisher, who was executive vice president and publisher of Marvel Comics.

Stan was born in New York City, to Celia (Solomon) and Jack Lieber, a dress cutter. His parents were Romanian Jewish immigrants. Lee co-created Spider-Man, the Hulk, ...

35. Hergé

Writer | The Adventures of Tintin

Born under the name Georges Remi on May 22, 1907 in Brussels, Belgium. As a child, Herge had a gift for drawing but never had any formal training in the visual arts. He attended both school and the boy scouts during the World War 1 and post-World War 1 Era. After he finished school Herge published ...

36. René Goscinny

Writer | Astérix & Obélix contre César

René Goscinny was a French comic book writer, of Polish-Jewish descent. His parents were Stanislaw Simkha Goscinny and Anna "Hanna" Beresniak-Goscinna. The family name Goscinny means "hospitable" in the Polish language. Stanislaw was a chemical engineer from Warsaw, and Anna was from a small ...

37. George Lucas

Writer | Star Wars

George Walton Lucas, Jr. was raised on a walnut ranch in Modesto, California. His father was a stationery store owner and he had three siblings. During his late teen years, he went to Thomas Downey High School and was very much interested in drag racing. He planned to become a professional racecar ...

39. Ryôsuke Takahashi

Writer | Buru Jenda

Graduated in Tokyo. Debuted in animation in the first 60s, doing several tasks from planning to scripting TV series until his debut as director with second TV series of "Cyborg 009" (1979-80). Joined Nippon Sunrise Animation Company in 1981. Here, he was finally able to direct his own personal ...

41. Masao Maruyama

Producer | Jûbê ninpûchô

Masao Maruyama was born on June 19, 1941 in Shiogama, Japan. He is known for his work on Ninja Scroll (1993), Summer Wars (2009) and Perfect Blue (1997).

42. Sadayuki Murai

Writer | Pâfekuto burû

Sadayuki Murai was born in 1964 in Nara, Japan. He is a writer and producer, known for Perfect Blue (1997), Millennium Actress (2001) and Knights of Sidonia (2014).

43. Tizuka Yamasaki

Director | Gaijin - Os Caminhos da Liberdade

Brazilian-born Tizuka Yamasaki, a granddaughter of Japanese immigrants, has lived one of Brazil's most complicated identity crossroads. As a result, Yamasaki's films frequently deal with intersection of gender, race, nationality and ethnicity in Brazilian culture, pushing the question of what it ...

44. Osamu Tezuka

Writer | Tenrankai no e

Tezuka Osamu (Osamu Tezuka) was born on November 3, 1928, in Toyonaka city Osaka, Japan as the first born child of Yutaka, and Fumiko Tezuka. At the age of five, Tezuka's family moved to the village of Kohama, in Hyogo prefecture (present day city of Takarazuka). When he was seven, he entered Osaka...

45. Yoshiaki Kawajiri

Animation_department | Jûbê ninpûchô

Graduated from Yokohama High School in 1968. After a few years working as animator at Mushi Production Animation, the company went bankrupt in 1972 and he joined Madhouse Studio. In the 70s he was promoted to animation director and finally debuted as film director in 1984's "SF New Century Lensman"...

46. Mamoru Oshii

Director | Kôkaku Kidôtai

Mamoru Oshii is a Japanese filmmaker, television director and screenwriter. Famous for his philosophy-oriented storytelling, Oshii has directed a number of popular anime, including Urusei Yatsura (1981-1984), Angel's Egg (1985), Patlabor: The Movie (1989), Ghost in the Shell (1995), and Ghost in ...

47. Shôji Kawamori

Animation_department | Kôkaku Kidôtai

Shôji Kawamori was born on February 20, 1960 in Toyama, Japan. He is known for his work on Ghost in the Shell (1995), Macross Zero (2002) and Escaflowne (1996).

48. Kenji Kamiyama

Writer | Higashi no Eden

Kenji Kamiyama was born on March 20, 1966 in Japan. He is a writer and director, known for Eden of the East (2009), Napping Princess (2017) and Akira (1988).

49. Shinji Aramaki

Art_department | Appurushido: Ekusu makina

Shinji Aramaki was born on October 2, 1960 in Fukuoka, Japan. He is known for his work on Appleseed Ex Machina (2007), Harlock: Space Pirate (2013) and Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012).

50. Kenichi Sonoda

Animation_department | Gall Force: Eternal Story

He retired from anime to take over his family ancestral business.

51. Noboru Ishiguro

Director | Megazone 23

Noboru Ishiguro was born on August 24, 1938 in Tokyo, Japan. He is known for his work on Megazone 23 (1985), Macross: Do You Remember Love? (1984) and Space Battleship Yamato (1974). He died on March 20, 2012 in Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan.

52. Akira Toriyama

Writer | Dragonball Evolution

Akira Toriyama was born on April 5, 1955 in Nagoya, Japan. He is known for his work on Dragonball Evolution (2009), Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (2013) and Dragon Ball Super: Broly (2018). He is married to Yoshimi Toriyama. They have two children.

53. Masami Kurumada

Writer | Saint Seiya

Masami Kurumada was born in December 6th, 1953, in Tokyo, As a young man he dreamt of becoming a sailor, but in high school he discovered his true vocation, the art of storytelling. Kurumada read "Ashita no Joe" (a Box-Fight manga by Tetsuya Chiba) and realised that he wanted to do something like ...

55. Michitaka Kikuchi

Writer | Sairento mebiusu

He is both an animator and a manga artist. He releases his manga works under the pen-name "Kia Asamiya".

56. Nobuhiro Watsuki

Writer | Rurôni Kenshin: Kyôto taika-hen

Is a fan of Marvel comics.

58. Kentaro Miura

Writer | Berserk: Ougon Jidai-hen I - Haou no Tamago

Kentarou Miura was born in Chiba City, Japan, in 1966.

While attending college at Nihon University, in 1988, Miura debuted a 48-page manga known as Berserk Prototype, an introduction to the current Berserk fantasy world. It went on to win Miura a prize from the Comi Manga School. In 1989, after ...

60. Shirow Masamune

Writer | Inosensu: Innocence

Holds a degree in mechanical engineering. His fantasy mech designs are so detailed that, theoretically, they could work in the real world.

61. Katsuhiro Ôtomo

Writer | Akira

Katsuhiro Ôtomo is a Japanese manga artist, screenwriter and film director. He is best known as the creator of the manga Akira and its animated film adaptation.

In 1979, after writing multiple short-stories for the magazine Action, Otomo created his first science-fiction work, titled Fireball. ...

62. Todd McFarlane

Writer | Venom

Todd McFarlane was born on March 16, 1961 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada as Todd Dean McFarlane. He is a writer and producer, known for Venom (2018), Spawn and Spawn (1997). He has been married to Wanda since July 27, 1985. They have three children.

63. Jim Lee

Writer | Young Justice

Jim Lee was born on August 11, 1964 in Seoul, South Korea as I Yong-cheol. He is a writer and producer, known for Young Justice (2010), Re\Visioned: Tomb Raider Animated Series (2007) and Wild C.A.T.S: Covert Action Teams (1994). He is married to Carla Michelle. They have nine children.

64. Alex Ross

Spider-Man 2

Alex Ross was born on January 22, 1970 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Nelson Alexander Ross. He is known for his work on Spider-Man 2 (2004), Astro City and Union Jack (2019).

65. Mauricio de Sousa

Writer | A Princesa e o Robô

Mauricio de Sousa was born on October 27, 1935 in Santa Isabel, São Paulo, Brazil. He is a writer and director, known for The Princess and the Robot (1983), Turma da Mônica (1997) and Mônica e Cebolinha: No Mundo de Romeu e Julieta (1979). He is married to Alice Keiko. They have three ...

66. Jane Jensen

Writer | Moebius: Empire Rising

Jane Jensen was born on January 28, 1963 in Palmerton, Pennsylvania, USA as Jane Elizabeth Smith. She is a writer and director, known for Moebius: Empire Rising (2014), King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow (1992) and Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers (1993). She has been married to Robert ...

67. Tim Schafer

Writer | Day of the Tentacle

Tim Schafer was born on July 26, 1967. He is a writer and director, known for Day of the Tentacle (1993), Broken Age (2014) and Brütal Legend (2009).

68. Lorne Lanning

Director | Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee

Lorne Lanning was born on March 20, 1964 in the USA. He is a director and actor, known for Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee (1997), Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath (2005) and Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus (1998).

69. Al Lowe

Writer | Leisure Suit Larry 6: Shape Up or Slip Out!

Al Lowe was born on July 24, 1942 as Albert W. Lowe. He is known for his work on Leisure Suit Larry 6: Shape Up or Slip Out! (1993), Leisure Suit Larry: Love for Sail! (1996) and Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards (1987). He is married to Margaret Lowe. They have two children.

70. Toby Gard

Writer | Tomb Raider: Underworld

Toby Gard is a computer game character designer and consultant. His biggest breakthrough in the video game industry was when he created Lara Croft for Core Design's Tomb Raider. Gard left Core Design during the development of Tomb Raider II, because he was opposed to the idea and marketing of ...

71. Nick Bruty

Art_department | Alien³

73. Yu Suzuki

Producer | Shenmue III

Born on Jun 10th, of 1958. Born and raised in Iwate prefecture. Majored in Electronic Science at Okayama University of Science. Joined Sega Enterprises in 1983.

The extraordinary talents of Yu Suzuki as a game creator are widely known throughout the world, but his talents extend beyond that of ...

74. Hideo Kojima

Writer | Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Hideo Kojima was born August 24th, 1963 in Setagaya, Tokyo, later moving to Kobe and growing up there. His love of Americana gave him his major two interests of writing and creating film, which are the causes of why he is so well known today. During the mid 1980's, his interests pushed him to ...

75. Shigeru Miyamoto

Super Mario Bros.

Shigeru Miyamato has been helping create games for Nintendo since 1981. In the late 1970s Nintendo was going bankrupt. Myamato then made two characters, Donkey Kong and Mario (then called Jumpman), for the game Donkey Kong (1981). He has been the supervisor of many games, like the Mario and Zelda ...

76. Ken Kutaragi

Producer | Gran Turismo 5: Prologue

Ken Kutaragi is a producer, known for Gran Turismo 5: Prologue (2007) and Playstation Underground: Issue 3.2 (1999).

77. Brad Pitt

Producer | Ad Astra

An actor and producer known as much for his versatility as he is for his handsome face, Golden Globe-winner Brad Pitt's most widely recognized role may be Tyler Durden in Fight Club (1999). However, his portrayals of Billy Beane in Moneyball (2011), and Rusty Ryan in the remake of Ocean's Eleven (...

78. Angelina Jolie

Actress | Maleficent

Angelina Jolie is an Academy Award-winning actress who rose to fame after her role in Girl, Interrupted (1999), playing the title role in the "Lara Croft" blockbuster movies, as well as Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Wanted (2008), Salt (2010) and Maleficent (2014). Off-screen, Jolie has become ...

79. Tom Cruise

Actor | Top Gun

In 1976, if you had told fourteen-year-old Franciscan seminary student Thomas Cruise Mapother IV that one day in the not too distant future he would be Tom Cruise, one of the top 100 movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to join the priesthood. ...

80. Edward Norton

Actor | Motherless Brooklyn

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 ...

81. Patrick Stewart

Actor | Logan

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 ...

82. Laurence Fishburne

Actor | The Matrix

Critically hailed for his forceful, militant, authoritative figures and one of Hollywood's most talented and versatile performers, Laurence (John) Fishburne III has been the recipient of numerous awards, including a number of NAACP Image honors.

Born in Augusta, Georgia on July 30, 1961, to Hattie ...

83. Samuel L. Jackson

Actor | Pulp Fiction

Samuel L. Jackson is an American producer and highly prolific actor, having appeared in over 100 films, including Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), Formula 51 (2001), Black Snake Moan (2006), Snakes on a Plane (2006), and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999-2005), ...

84. Alec Guinness

Actor | Star Wars

Alec Guinness was an English actor. He is known for his six collaborations with David Lean: Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations (1946), Fagin in Oliver Twist (1948), Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor), Prince Faisal in Lawrence...

85. Ewan McGregor

Actor | Moulin Rouge!

Ewan Gordon McGregor was born on March 31, 1971 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, to Carol Diane (Lawson) and James Charles McGregor, both teachers. His uncle is actor Denis Lawson. He was raised in Crieff. At age 16, he left Morrison Academy to join the Perth Repertory Theatre. His parents ...

86. Hayden Christensen

Actor | Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Hayden Christensen was born April 19, 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His parents, Alie and David Christensen, are in the communications business. He is of Danish (father) and Swedish and Italian (mother) descent. Hayden grew up in Markham, Ontario, with siblings Kaylen, Hejsa, and ...

87. Ian McDiarmid

Actor | Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Ian McDiarmid was born on August 11, 1944 in Carnoustie, Tayside, Scotland. He studied for a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of St. Andrews, but eventually found that his calling was in theatre. He went to the Royal Academy in Glasgow, where he received the prestigious gold...

88. Jackie Chan

Actor | Ngo si seoi

Hong Kong's cheeky, lovable and best known film star, Jackie Chan endured many years of long, hard work and multiple injuries to establish international success after his start in Hong Kong's manic martial arts cinema industry.

Jackie was born Kong-sang Chan on April 7, 1954, on Hong Kong's famous ...

89. Will Smith

Music_department | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden ...

90. Morgan Freeman

Actor | Se7en

With an authoritative voice and calm demeanor, this ever popular American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema. Morgan was born on June 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, to Mayme Edna (Revere), a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber. The young Freeman...

91. Bruce Willis

Actor | Die Hard

Actor and musician Bruce Willis is well known for playing wisecracking or hard-edged characters, often in spectacular action films. Collectively, he has appeared in films that have grossed in excess of $2.5 billion USD, placing him in the top ten stars in terms of box office receipts.

Walter Bruce ...

92. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Actor | Predator

With an almost unpronounceable surname and a thick Austrian accent, who would have ever believed that a brash, quick talking bodybuilder from a small European village would become one of Hollywood's biggest stars, marry into the prestigious Kennedy family, amass a fortune via shrewd investments and...

93. Carrie Fisher

Actress | Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi

Carrie Frances Fisher was born on October 21, 1956 in Burbank, 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: Episode VI - Return ...

94. Natalie Portman

Actress | Black Swan

Natalie Portman is the first person born in the 1980s to have won the Academy Award for Best Actress (for Black Swan (2010)).

Natalie was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, a Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born...

95. Franka Potente

Actress | Lola rennt

Franka Potente was born on 22 July 1974 in the German city of Münster, to Hildegard, a medical assistant, and Dieter Potente, a teacher, and raised in the nearby town of Dülmen. After her graduation in 1994, she went to the Otto-Falckenberg-Schule, a drama school in Munich, but soon broke off to ...

96. Rosa Salazar

Actress | Alita: Battle Angel

Rosa Bianca Salazar is an American actress. She was born in Washington D.C. and raised in Greenbelt, Maryland. She is best known for her role in the NBC series Parenthood (2010) and the FX anthology series American Horror Story (2011). Her past films include Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) for ...

97. 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 ...

98. Angela Harry

Actress | Star Wars: Jedi Knight - Dark Forces II

Angela Harry was born in Fukuoka, Japan. She is an actress, known for Star Wars: Jedi Knight - Dark Forces II (1997), V.I.P. (1998) and Baywatch Nights (1995).

99. James Earl Jones

Actor | Rogue One

Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native USA and internationally, James Earl Jones was born on January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi. At an early age, he started to take dramatic lessons to calm himself down. It appeared to work as he has since starred ...

100. Mark Hamill

Actor | Star Wars

Mark Hamill is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy - Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) - a role he reprised in Star Wars: Episode VII - ...

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