Q (First Names)

by gleekout29 | created - 21 Oct 2018 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

1. Queen Latifah

Actress | Chicago

Often considered hip-hop's first lady, the woman behind the moniker Queen Latifah was born Dana Elaine Owens on March 18, 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 her older brother were ...

2. Quentin Tarantino

Writer | Reservoir Dogs

Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. His father, Tony Tarantino, is an Italian-American actor and musician from New York, and his mother, Connie (McHugh), is a nurse from Tennessee. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old.

In January of...

3. Quinn Cummings

Actress | The Goodbye Girl

Quinn Cummings was born on August 13, 1967 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for The Goodbye Girl (1977), Family (1976) and Remington Steele (1982).

4. Quddus

Actor | Uptown Girls

Quddus burst into the international spotlight as a host on MTV's hit show "Total Request Live" (TRL) in 2001. His popularity on the network led TV Guide to declare him as one of television's 'Hottest New Stars' and feature him on their cover. After five years on MTV, Quddus left to explore new ...

5. Q'orianka Kilcher

Actress | The New World

At fourteen years old, Q'orianka Kilcher emerged into the front ranks of young actresses with her portrayal of Pocahontas opposite Colin Farrell and Christian Bale in Terrence Malick's 'The New World', an epic about the encounter between English and North American societies in the early 1600s. Her ...

6. Shu Qi

Actress | The Transporter

Born in Taiwan, Qi Shu has won the prestigious Golden Horse Award in Taiwan (regarded as the East Asian Oscar) for Best Supporting Actress in 1998. She has also received a Golden Horse Award for Best Leading Actress in 2005. She appeared with Jackie Chan in the romantic comedy Gorgeous (1999) ("...

7. Quinton Aaron

Actor | The Blind Side

Quinton Aaron is best known for his portrayal of Michael Oher, aka Big Mike, alongside Oscar winner Sandra Bullock, in the Academy Award winning hit movie, The Blind Side (2009), which has grossed over $300 million in U.S. box office alone.

Aaron has guest-starred on many television shows including ...

8. Qunzhi Kang

Actress | Zhui bu huilai de aiqing

Qunzhi Kang is known for Zhui bu huilai de aiqing (1990), Reborn (2020) and Ode to Joy (2016).

9. Quoc Bao Tran

Director | The Paper Tigers

Bao's first feature film The Paper Tigers (2020) garnered praise from Variety as an "irresistibly good-humored debut," while the New York Times remarked his "lighthearted, refreshing approach neither succumbs to whitewashing nor the model-minority myth." Rotten Tomatoes ranks it as one of the Best ...

10. Qasim Akhtar

Actor | Shameless

Qasim was born on June 8 1991. He went to school in Didsbury in his native Manchester and later attended the Cheadle and Marple Sixth Form College. Whilst still at college he landed his first film role in 'Mischief Night',alongside Kelli Hollis,who would later play his mother in his best known ...

11. Qaushiq Mukherjee

Director | Gandu

Qaushiq Mukherjee is known for Gandu (2010), Garbage (2018) and Land of Cards (2012).

12. Qing Xu

Actress | Looper

Summer Qing is a native of Beijing, and graduated from Beijing Film Academy's renowned performing division. She made an attention-grabbing film debut as the female lead in Kaige Chen's 1990 Cannes Film Festival-competing Life on a String (1991), about a pair of blind musicians in a rural village. ...

13. Qiu Yuen

Actress | Kung fu

Qiu Yuen apprenticed Chinese martial arts and Beijing-opera skills with Jackie Chan and Sammo Hung as well as Kam-Bo under the same master, Yu Jim-yuen, whilst at the Beijing Opera School (part of the Chinese Drama Academy).

Early in her career, Cheung Cheun Nam (aka Qiu Yuen) worked briefly as a ...

14. Quentin Dupieux

Director | Rubber

Quentin Dupieux was born on April 14, 1974 in Clamart, Hauts-de-Seine, France. He is a director and writer, known for Rubber (2010), Deerskin (2019) and Wrong Cops (2013).

15. Quim Gutiérrez

Actor | Azuloscurocasinegro

Quim Gutiérrez was born on March 27, 1981 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He is an actor, known for Dark Blue Almost Black (2006), Jungle Cruise (2021) and The Last Days (2013).

16. Quincy Brown

Actor | Dope

Quincy Brown effectively executes across film/television, music, fashion, sports and tech with ease. Better known by his mononym Quincy, he is proving to be a memorable rule breaker for the ages. Quincy went on to capture the hearts for his memorable role in the 2015 Cannes and Sundance Film ...

17. Quincy Jones

Producer | The Color Purple

Considered to be one of the greatest minds in music and television history, Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. was born on March 14, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois. He is the son of Sarah Frances (Wells), a bank executive, and Quincy Delight Jones, Sr., a carpenter.

Jones found his love for music while he was ...

18. Quinn McColgan

Actress | Non-Stop

Quinn McColgan started acting in the film and television industry in 2009. Her first legit work was playing the role of Ray Pierce opposite Kate Winslet in the EMMY award-winning HBO mini-series 'Mildred Pierce'. In 2012 she was cast in the feature film 'Non-Stop' opposite Liam Neeson and Julianne ...

19. Quvenzhané Wallis

Actress | Beasts of the Southern Wild

Wallis was born in Houma, Louisiana, to Qulyndreia (Jackson) Wallis, a teacher, and Venjie Wallis, Sr., a truck driver. She has one sister, Qunyquekya, and two brothers, Vejon and Venjie, Jr. "Quven", the first part of her name, combines the first syllables of her parents' first names. Wallis, at ...

20. Quinn Shephard

Actress | Blame

Quinn Shephard is a writer, director and actress based out of the New York area, with a career spanning two decades. At age 15, Shephard began writing her debut feature Blame Blame (2017), inspired by playing Abigail Williams in a New Jersey regional production of Arthur Miller's The Crucible. She ...

21. Quinn Lord

Actor | The Man in the High Castle

Quinn Lord was born on February 19, 1999 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for The Man in the High Castle (2015), Trick 'r Treat (2007) and Once Upon a Time (2011).

22. Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson

Actor | The A-Team

Quinton Ramone "Rampage" Jackson is an American mixed martial artist, actor and former professional wrestler, who most recently fought in the Bellator MMA. He is a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and unified the Pride Middleweight Championship belt. Due to his eccentric personality and ...

23. Quei Tann

Actress | They/Them

Quei Tann is an actress known for They/Them (2022) How To Get Away With Murder (2019) and Dear White People (2019) She was born in Los Angeles, California. Tann has been cast in two Blumhouse films, and her most recent "They (slash) Them is premiering August 5th 2022 on Peacock. Having a wide ...



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