Actors I believe that I'm familiar with

by marko-31952 | created - 28 Mar 2016 | updated - 10 hours ago | Public

When I think I've found out from where, I put the title of the film/series in the comments. If you recognise any of these people appearing in any of my highly rated titles, that's probably it.

1. Jeff Garlin

Actor | Curb Your Enthusiasm

As a multi-talented comedian who encompasses writing, producing, directing, acting and performing stand-up comedy, Jeff Garlin has honed a successful career that started at Second City in his hometown of Chicago. Influenced by the comedians of his childhood (such as Richard Pryor, Woody Allen, and ...

?, but kinda looks like John Goodman This was before The Goldbergs, never got around to "Curb"

2. John Waters

Writer | Pecker

Growing up in Baltimore in the 1950s, John Waters was not like other children; he was obsessed by violence and gore, both real and on the screen. With his weird counter-culture friends as his cast, he began making silent 8mm and 16mm films in the mid-'60s; he screened these in rented Baltimore ...

My Name is Earl

3. Juno Temple

Actress | Atonement

Juno Violet Temple was born in London, England, into a showbiz family, the daughter of producer Amanda Temple and film director Julien Temple. She was named 'Juno' after her parents took a visit to the Grand Canyon during pregnancy, and found they were standing on a butte of Cape Final known as ...

(Year One)

4. Matthew Willig

Actor | We're the Millers

Matthew retired from the NFL after 14 seasons. He played for 6 teams (New York Jets, Atlanta Falcons, Green Bay Packers, St. Louis Rams, San Francisco 49ers and the Carolina Panthers). He went to 2 Super Bowls, winning 1 and losing the other. He is steadily rising up the acting ladder and receiving...

My Name is Earl

5. Diedrich Bader

Actor | Office Space

Diedrich Bader was born in Alexandria, Virginia, but moved to Paris, France, with his family at age two. While in the "City of Light" he developed an appreciation for movie legends like Fred Astaire and Charles Chaplin. So, when a fragile "Chaplin" movie reel burned in the theater's projector, ...

Outsourced (Gravity Falls, The Exes,+more)

6. Mike White

Writer | Chuck & Buck

Mike White was born on June 28, 1970 in Pasadena, California, USA as Michael Christopher White. He is a writer and producer, known for Chuck & Buck (2000), The Good Girl (2002) and School of Rock (2003).

School of Rock

7. AnnaSophia Robb

Actress | Bridge to Terabithia

Actress AnnaSophia Robb can next be seen co-starring in Hulu's upcoming anthology series THE ACT, alongside Patricia Arquette, Chloë Sevigny and Joey King. Robb portrays Lacey, Gypsy Blancahrd's only confidant. Lacey knows more than she lets on when law enforcement investigates Dee Dee's murder in ...

Race to Witch Mountain

8. Giancarlo Esposito

Actor | Breaking Bad

Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, to an Italian carpenter/stagehand father from Naples, Italy, and an African-American opera singer mother from Alabama. His parents, working in Europe at the time of his birth, settled in Manhattan by the time he was 6, and ...

Once Upon a Time --> Breaking Bad (Community)

9. Raymond Cruz

Actor | Alien Resurrection

Cruz is perhaps best-known for his portrayal of the frighteningly lethal "Tuco Salamanca" in AMC's critically acclaimed show Breaking Bad; a character he later reprised for the first two episodes of the spin-off Better Call Saul. The role garnered him a 'Best Performance in a Television Series' ...

My Name is Earl --> Breaking Bad

10. Matt Jones

Actor | Home

Matt Jones was born on November 1, 1981 in Sacramento, California, USA as Matthew Lee Jones. He is an actor and director, known for Home (2015), Red State (2011) and The Night Is Young (2015).

Mom --> Breaking Bad (Community, HIMYM,GG)

11. Danny Trejo

Actor | Machete

Danny Trejo was born Dan Trejo in Echo Park, Los Angeles, to Alice (Rivera) and Dan Trejo, a construction worker. A child drug addict and criminal, Trejo was in and out of jail for 11 years. While serving time in San Quentin, he won the lightweight and welterweight boxing titles. Imprisoned for ...

(BB)

12. Greg Germann

Actor | Ally McBeal

A native of Houston raised on Lookout Mountain outside of Golden, Colorado, Greg Germann was exposed to the performing arts at an early age, particularly through his father, an award-winning children's playwright and theater professor. As a Theater major at the University of Northern Colorado, a ...

(Raising Hope, Once Upon a Time)

13. Alan Tudyk

Actor | Rogue One

Alan Tudyk was born in El Paso, Texas, and grew up in Plano, where he attended Plano Sr. High. In 1990, he went on to study drama at Lon Morris Jr. College. While there, he was awarded the Academic Excellence Award for Drama. He was also named Most Likely to Succeed and Sophomore Beau. During this ...

Suburgatory --> Firefly (Lots of stuff)

14. Bob Odenkirk

Actor | Better Call Saul

Robert John Odenkirk was born in Berwyn, Illinois, to Barbara (Baier) and Walter Odenkirk, who worked in printing. His ancestry includes German and Irish. He grew up in Naperville, IL, the second of seven children. He worked as a DJ for WIDB, his college radio station at Southern Illinois ...

Breaking Bad, BCS (How I Met Your Mother, Futurama, writer: Tenacious D)

15. Sam Huntington

Actor | Detroit Rock City

A dynamic young actor, Sam Huntington was born in Peterborough, New Hampshire, on April 1, 1982. His father is a cabinet maker and owns his own business. His mother, Christen Stabile, is an actress on stage and screen (most famously in Knots Landing (1979)). She also is a teacher and writer.

Sam ...

Detroit Rock City -->

16. Skyler Samuels

Actress | The Gifted

Skyler Samuels is the daughter of Kathy Samuels, a producer for unscripted series, and Scott Samuels, a U.S. marshal. She has three brothers, Cody Samuels, Harrison Samuels, and Jack Samuels, and one sister, Heather Samuels. Television viewers first caught notice of Skyler Samuels, when she became ...

17. Walton Goggins

Actor | Justified

Walton Goggins is an actor of considerable versatility and acclaim who has delivered provocative performances in a multitude of feature films and television series. He won a Critics' Choice Award for his performance in the HBO comedy series "Vice Principals" and landed an Emmy nomination for his ...

(Community, The Hateful Eight)

18. Diego Boneta

Actor | Luis Miguel: La Serie

Diego Andrés González Boneta was born in Mexico City, Mexico, to engineers Lauro Andrés González Lima and Astrid Boneta López. His father is Mexican, and his mother was born in the U.S., to a Puerto Rican father and a Spanish mother.

Diego recently starred as the titular character in "Luis Miguel, ...

Rock of Ages --> Scream Queens? Reminds me of Stephen Lobo

19. Nasim Pedrad

Actress | Aladdin

Nasim Pedrad (born November 18, 1981) is an American actress and comedian best known for her five seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live (1975) from 2009 to 2014. She has since gone on to co-star in sitcoms such as Mulaney (2014), Scream Queens (2015), People of Earth (2016), and New Girl ...

(SNL, GG, Scream Queens, New Girl)

20. Izabela Vidovic

Actress | Wonder

Izabela Vidovic is an American actress and singer. She is known for Homefront (2013), Wonder (2017), iZombie (2015) and in the Freeform television series, The Fosters (2013). Izabela is the daughter of Mario Vidovic and actress Elizabeta Vidovic. She performed in stage productions of Mary Poppins, ...

Raising Hope --> Zombieland (short) (This was a really good coincidence, saw it the same day)

21. Maiara Walsh

Actress | The Last Ship

Maiara Walsh was born in Seattle, Washington to a Brazilian mother and American father. When she was one, her family moved to Sao Paulo, Brazil, where Portuguese became her first language. After a few years, they moved back to Seattle where Maiara took an interest in music and the arts, diving into...

Zombieland (short) (DH, looks a bit like Lyndsy Fonseca)

22. John Leguizamo

Actor | Moulin Rouge!

Fast-talking and feisty-looking John Leguizamo has continued to impress movie audiences with his versatility: he can play sensitive and naive young men, such as Johnny in Hangin' with the Homeboys (1991); cold-blooded killers like Benny Blanco in Carlito's Way (1993); a heroic Army Green Beret, ...

My Name is Earl

23. Atticus Shaffer

Actor | The Unborn

Atticus Ronald Shaffer was born on June 19, 1998 to Ron and Debbie Shaffer, with whom he resides in Acton, California. Atticus was discovered by his manager in 2006 and soon landed a guest starring role in the series The Class (2006). That role led him to the role of Brick in the original ABC pilot,...

The Middle (My Name is Earl, Hancock)

24. Joey Diaz

Actor | The Many Saints of Newark

Joey Diaz is a writer and actor, known for The Many Saints of Newark (2020), This Is Not Happening (2015) and Grudge Match (2013).

--> Sal's Pizza (2013) 2019-03-27: MNiE of course, but also: Spider-Man 2 (2004)

25. Ben Foster

Actor | Hell or High Water

Ben Foster was born October 29, 1980 in Boston, Massachusetts, to Gillian Kirwan and Steven Foster, restaurant owners. His younger brother is actor Jon Foster. His paternal grandparents were from Russian Jewish families that immigrated to Massachusetts (his grandfather became a prominent judge in ...

26. Sacha Dhawan

Actor | After Earth

Sacha Dhawan was born in Bramhall, Stockport to Hindu parents though he actually attended a Roman Catholic secondary school, Thomas Aquinas College, in nearby Stockport, where one of the authors whom he studied for his final exams was Alan Bennett, with whom he was very impressed. He began as a ...

Outsourced --> Mr. Selfridge

27. Toby Jones

Actor | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native Great Britain and internationally, Toby Edward Heslewood Jones was born on September 7, 1966 in Hammersmith, London. His parents, Freddie Jones and Jennie Heslewood, are actors as well. Toby has two brothers: Rupert, ...

(Dobby) Harry Potter - (Zula) Captain America

28. Jimmi Simpson

Actor | Date Night

Jimmi Simpson is an American actor. He was born in Hackettstown, New Jersey, the youngest of three brothers. After graduating from Bloomsburg University with a Bachelor of Arts in theater, he acted for four seasons at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts.

Simpson made his film debut in...

House of Cards --> Westworld (MNIE, HIMYM)

29. Michael Raymond-James

Actor | True Blood

Michael Raymond-James was born on December 24, 1977 in Michigan, USA as Michael Weverstad. He is an actor and director, known for True Blood (2008), Terriers (2010) and The Finest Hours (2016).

Once Upon a Time --> Spilt Milk (2016)

30. Kerry Bishé

Actress | Argo

Kerry Lynne Bishé is a New Zealand-born American actress, known for her lead role as Donna Clark in the AMC television series Halt and Catch Fire (2014). Bishé played the lead/narrator role on the final season of ABC's medical sitcom Scrubs (2001) and starred in the critically acclaimed drama film ...

Scrubs:Med School --> Argo

31. John DiMaggio

Actor | Futurama

John DiMaggio was born on September 4, 1968 in North Plainfield, New Jersey, USA as John William DiMaggio. He is known for his work on Futurama (1999), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017). He has been married to Kate Miller since October 22, 2014.

Futurama --> Life Rules (2004) is masked, stumbled on his performance while couch surfing (TV4), [Link=tt0800870] ( saw it the day after :0 )

32. Gerald McRaney

Actor | Die unendliche Geschichte

McRaney holds the distinction of being the last guest star to meet "Matt Dillon" in a gunfight on Gunsmoke (1955) - in the episode, Gunsmoke: Hard Labor (1975), first broadcast on February 24, 1975 (he lost). In fact, in the early portion of Gerald McRaney's career he almost always played the ...

House of Cards --> The A-team

33. Bojana Novakovic

Actress | Devil

Novakovic was born on 17 November 1981 in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia. She moved to Australia in 1988, at the age of seven. Novakovic was initially interested in becoming a social worker or doctor, but after a significant set of events, she changed her mind and decided to pursue the performing ...

Westworld --> Shameless (doctor)

34. Johanna Braddy

Actress | UnREAL

Johanna is known for her work in Greek (2007), Video Game High School (2012) and Paranormal Activity 3 (2011). Born in Atlanta, Georgia, she began her career in the arts, working with The Atlanta Workshop Players, a performing arts company. Classically-trained singer Braddy initially planned to ...

? --> quantico

35. Geoff Stults

Actor | Wedding Crashers

Geoff Stults was born in Detroit and raised in Colorado. Attended Whittier College from 1994-1998, where he performed in some theatrical productions and played division III football. Played professional Football in Europe as a wide receiver. He acted in the long running show, 7th Heaven (1996), in ...

36. Noel Fisher

Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Noel Fisher has become one of the entertainment industry's most sought after and versatile performers, bringing to life memorable characters on the big and small screens over the past few years. Fisher's film and television credits include starring as Michelangelo in Paramount Pictures summer hit "...

37. Keri Russell

Actress | Waitress

Keri Russell was born in Fountain Valley, California, to Stephanie (Stephens) and David Harold Russell, an executive at Nissan Motors. She began her career on the Mickey Mouse Club in 1991. She stayed with the show until 1993. After leaving The All New Mickey Mouse Club (1989) (where she, along ...

Scrubs --> Austenland

(Married with Children...)

38. Angela Sarafyan

Actress | The Immigrant

Angela Sarafyan is an Armenian American actress. She has appeared as a guest-star in several television series such as Judging Amy (1999) and Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997).

Sarafyan has acted in the feature films: On the Doll (2007), Kabluey (2007), The Informers (2008), A Beautiful Life (2008), ...

Westworld --> Paranoia

39. Will Sasso

Actor | The Three Stooges

Will Sasso was born in Ladner, British Columbia (a suburb of Vancouver), to a family of Italian descent. He grew up respecting comedy of all styles, thanks in part to an unhealthy relationship with the family television that began when Will was around two or three. With his mind consequently bent, ...

--> Great News (2017)

40. Kevin Daniels

Actor | Why Women Kill

Kevin Daniels was born on December 9, 1976 in San Diego, California, USA as Kevin Dwight Daniels Jr. He is an actor, known for Why Women Kill (2019), Atypical (2017) and Sirens (2014).

Sirens / Locar on The Orville --> Modern Family

41. T.J. Miller

Actor | Silicon Valley

A comedian. Improvisation, sketch and stand-up are his forte.

Todd Joseph Miller was born in Denver, Colorado, to Leslie, a clinical psychologist, and Kent Miller, an attorney. He went to East High School, and college in Washington, D.C. There, he performed with the group receSs for 4 years, being ...

(Gravity Falls / Big Hero 6) live action? -> Deadpool

42. Nazanin Boniadi

Actress | Hotel Mumbai

Nazanin Boniadi is rapidly making her mark in both film and television. She co-starred as CIA analyst Fara Sherazi on seasons three and four of the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning drama Homeland (2011), for which she shared a 2015 SAG Award nomination in the Outstanding Performance by an ...

43. Vincent D'Onofrio

Actor | Men in Black

Vincent Phillip D'Onofrio was born on June 30, 1959 in Brooklyn, New York, to Phyllis, a restaurant manager and server, and Gene D'Onofrio, a theatre production assistant and interior designer. He is of Italian descent and has two older sisters. He studied at the Actors Studio and the American ...

Men in Black -> Emerald City (?)

44. Mary-Pat Green

Actress | American Horror Story

Mary-Pat Green is an actress and director, known for American Horror Story (2011), Mom (2013) and Oh Jerome, No (2019).

45. Wendell Pierce

Actor | The Wire

Wendell Pierce was born on December 8, 1963 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor, known for The Wire (2002), Selma (2014) and Horrible Bosses (2011).

EVERYWHERE.. but mainly The Wire (2002) --> Bad Moms (2016) (The OC)

46. Joe Flaherty

Actor | Happy Gilmore

Joe Flaherty was born on June 21, 1941 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Joseph O'Flaherty. He is an actor and writer, known for Happy Gilmore (1996), Back to the Future Part II (1989) and Detroit Rock City (1999). He was previously married to Judith.

Freaks and Geeks -> Tooth or Consequences (1989) (Detroit Rock City, BttF Part II etc.)



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