Actors & Directors With Most Movies in IMDB TOP 250.

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Actors & Directors With Most Movies in IMDB TOP 250. Min 4

1. Alfred Hitchcock

Director | Psycho

Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was born in Leytonstone, Essex, England. He was the son of Emma Jane (Whelan; 1863 - 1942) and East End greengrocer William Hitchcock (1862 - 1914). His parents were both of half English and half Irish ancestry. He had two older siblings, William Hitchcock (born 1890) and ...

9 Movies .................. 1. Dial M for Murder 2. North by Northwest 3. Notorious 4. Psycho 5. Rear Window 6. Rebecca 7. Rope 8. Strangers on a Train 9. Vertigo

2. John Ratzenberger

Actor | Cheers

John started the improvisational comedy group, "Sal's Meat Market", in Bridgeport, Connecticut, while a student at Sacred Heart University, located in Fairfield/Bridgeport, Connecticut. He was later affiliated with the ensemble group, "The Downtown Cabaret". Coincidentally, he was a friend of Susan...

9 Movies ............................ 1. Toy Story 3 2. Wall-E 3. Up 4. Toy Story 5. Finding Nemo 6. Spirited Away (English Version) 7. Star Wars Episode V 8. Monsters Inc. 9. Gandhi

3. Arthur Tovey

Actor | Ironside

Extremely prolific and ubiquitous extra Arthur Roland Tovay was born on November 14, 1904 in Douglas, Arizona. Tovay appeared in his first film in an uncredited minor role in 1924 and began working profusely as a background extra starting in the mid-1940's. One of the most busy and tireless of ...

9 Movies ........................... 1. Witness for the Prosecution 2. Some Like it Hot 3. North by Northwest 4. The Manchurian Candidate 5. To Kill a Mockingbird 6. The Graduate 7. The Sting 8. Rocky 9. Back to the Future

4. Robert De Niro

Actor | Cape Fear

One of the greatest actors of all time, Robert De Niro was born on August 17, 1943 in Manhattan, New York City, to artists Virginia (Admiral) and Robert De Niro Sr. His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestry is English, Dutch, German, French and Irish. He was trained at...

8 Movies ..................................... 1. The Godfather Part II 2. Goofellas 3. Taxi Driver 4. Raging Bull 5. Once Upon A Time in America 6. Heat 7. The Deer Hunter 8. Casino

5. Stanley Kubrick

Director | 2001: A Space Odyssey

Stanley Kubrick was born in Manhattan, New York City, to Sadie Gertrude (Perveler) and Jacob Leonard Kubrick, a physician. His family were Jewish immigrants (from Austria, Romania, and Russia). Stanley was considered intelligent, despite poor grades at school. Hoping that a change of scenery would ...

8 Movies .............................. 1. 2001: A Space Odyssey 2. A Clockwork Orange 3. Barry Lyndon 4. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 5. Full Metal Jacket 6. Paths of Glory 7. The Killing 8. The Shining

6. Michael Caine

Actor | The Quiet American

Michael Caine was born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite in London, to Ellen Frances Marie (Burchell), a charlady, and Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, a fish-market porter. He left school at age 15 and took a series of working-class jobs before joining the British army and serving in Korea during the Korean ...

8 Movies .......................... Inception The Prestige Batman Begins The Dark Knight The Dark Knight Rises Sleuth Interstellar Kingsman

7. Harrison Ford

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish emigrants from Minsk, ...

7 Movies .....

Star Wars A New Hope Star Wars Empire Strikes Back Star Wars Return of Jedi Blade Runner Raiders of the Lost Ark Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Apocalypse Now

8. 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...

7 Movies ....................... The Shawshank Redemption Se7en Unforgiven Batman Begins The Dark Knight Million Dollar Baby The Dark Knight Rises

9. James Stewart

Actor | Anatomy of a Murder

James Maitland Stewart was born on May 20, 1908 in Indiana, Pennsylvania, to Elizabeth Ruth (Johnson) and Alexander Maitland Stewart, who owned a hardware store. He was of Scottish, Ulster-Scots, and some English, descent. Stewart was educated at a local prep school, Mercersburg Academy, where he ...

7 Movies ...................... 1. Rear Window 2. It's A Wonderful Life 3. Vertigo 4. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 5. Rope 6. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 7. The Philidephia Story

10. Martin Scorsese

Director | Taxi Driver

Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later ...

7 Movies .......................... 1. Casino 2. Goodfellas 3. Raging Bull 4. Shutter Island 5. Taxi Driver 6. The Departed 7. The Wolf of Wallstreet

11. Clint Eastwood

Actor | Million Dollar Baby

Clint Eastwood was born May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the son of Clinton Eastwood Sr., a manufacturing executive for Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Ruth Wood, a housewife turned IBM operator. He had a comfortable, middle-class upbringing in nearby Piedmont. At school Clint took interest in music...

7 Movies ...................... A Fistful of Dollars The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Unforgiven Gran Torino For a Few Dollars More Million Dollar Baby Mystic River

12. Christopher Nolan

Writer | Dunkirk

Best known for his cerebral, often nonlinear, storytelling, acclaimed writer-director Christopher Nolan was born on July 30, 1970 in London, England. Over the course of 15 years of filmmaking, Nolan has gone from low-budget independent films to working on some of the biggest blockbusters ever made.

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7 Movies ........................ 1. Batman Begins 2. Inception 3. Memento 4. The Dark Knight 5. The Dark Knight Rises 6. The Prestige 7. Interstellar

13. 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), ...

7 Movies ....................... Pulp Fiction GoodFellas Inglorious Bastards The Avengers Jurassic Park Django Unchained Kingsman

14. Brad Pitt

Actor | Mr. & Mrs. Smith

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 (...

6 Movies .................................. 1. Fight Club 2. 12 Monkeys 3. Se7en 4. Inglourious Basterds 5. Snatch 6. 12 Years a Slave

15. Ward Bond

Actor | The Quiet Man

Gruff, burly American character actor. Born in 1903 in Benkelman, Nebraska (confirmed by Social Security records; sources stating 1905 or Denver, Colorado are in error.) Bond grew up in Denver, the son of a lumberyard worker. He attended the University of Southern California, where he got work as ...

6 Movies ........................ Gone with the Wind The Grapes of Wrath It's a Wonderful Life The Maltese Falcon Bringing Up Baby It Happened One Night

16. Steve Buscemi

Actor | Fargo

Steve Buscemi was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Dorothy (Wilson), a restaurant hostess, and John Buscemi, a sanitation worker. He is of Italian (father) and English, Dutch, and Irish (mother) descent. He became interested in acting during his last year of high school. After graduating, he moved to...

6 Movies ......................... Fargo Reservoir Dogs The Big Lebowski Monsters Inc. Big Fish Pulp Fiction

17. Billy Wilder

Writer | The Apartment

Originally planning to become a lawyer, Billy Wilder abandoned that career in favor of working as a reporter for a Viennese newspaper, using this experience to move to Berlin, where he worked for the city's largest tabloid. He broke into films as a screenwriter in 1929 and wrote scripts for many ...

6 Movies ........................... 1. Double Indemnity 2. Some Like It Hot 3. Stalag 17 4. Sunset Blvd. 5. The Apartment 6. Witness for the Prosecution

18. Steven Spielberg

Producer | Schindler's List

One of the most influential personalities in the history of cinema, Steven Spielberg is Hollywood's best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. He has an extraordinary number of commercially successful and critically acclaimed credits to his name, either as a director, ...

6 Movies ............................ 1. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 2. Jaws 3. Jurassic Park 4. Raiders of the Lost Ark 5. Saving Private Ryan 6. Schindler's List

19. 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 - ...

6 Movies ................ Kingsman Castle in the Sky Nausicaa in the Valley of the Wind Star Wars 4 A New Hope Star Wars 5 The Empire Strikes Back Star Wars 6 Return of the Jedi

20. Bert Stevens

Actor | Perry Mason

Bert Stevens was born on February 26, 1905 in Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA as Malcolm Byron Stevens. He was an actor, known for Perry Mason (1957) and Trackdown (1957). He was married to Caryl Lincoln and Elizabeth Zilker. He died on December 14, 1964 in Hollywood, California, USA.

6 Movies ..................................... Judgement at Nuremberg Some Like it hot The Manchurian Candidate North by Northwest Witness for Prosecution Citizen Kane

21. Hugo Weaving

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Hugo Wallace Weaving was born on April 4, 1960 in Nigeria, to English parents Anne (Lennard), a tour guide and teacher, and Wallace Weaving, a seismologist. Hugo has an older brother, Simon, and a younger sister, Anna, who both also live and work in Australia. During his early childhood, the ...

6 Movies ......................... The LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring The LOTR: The Two Towers The LOTR: The Return of the King The Matrix V for Vendetta The Hobbit 1

22. Jeff Pidgeon

Animation_department | Monsters, Inc.

Jeff Pidgeon was born on March 19, 1965. He is known for his work on Monsters, Inc. (2001), Toy Story 2 (1999) and Toy Story 3 (2010). He has been married to Anita Coulter since May 5, 2005.

6 Movies ....................... Toy Story Toy Story 3 Monsters Inc. The Incredibles Wall E Up

23. Bert Moorhouse

Actor | The Girl from Woolworth's

Bert Moorhouse was born on November 20, 1894 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Herbert Green Moorhouse. He was an actor, known for The Girl from Woolworth's (1929), The Pay-Off (1930) and The Delightful Rogue (1929). He was married to Mary. He died on January 26, 1954 in Hollywood, California, USA.

6 Movies ........................ Sunset Blvd Mr Smith Goes to Washington The Great Dictator Citizen Kane Notorious It's a Wonderful Life

24. Andy Serkis

Actor | War for the Planet of the Apes

English film actor, director and author Andy Serkis is known for his performance capture roles comprising motion capture acting, animation and voice work for such computer-generated characters as Gollum in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001-2003) and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), ...

6 Movies ....................... The LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring The LOTR: The Two Towers The LOTR: The Return of the King The Prestige The Hobbit 1 Dawn of the Planet of Apes

25. Elijah Wood

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Elijah Wood is an American actor best known for portraying Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's blockbuster Lord of the Rings film trilogy. In addition to reprising the role in The Hobbit series, Wood also played Ryan in the FX television comedy Wilfred (2011) and voiced Beck in the Disney XD animated ...

6 Movies ........................ The LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring The LOTR: The Two Towers The LOTR: The Return of the King Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Sin City The Hobbit 1

26. Harold Miller

Actor | Leatherstocking

Harold Miller was born on May 31, 1894 in Redondo Beach, California, USA as Harold Edwin Kammermeyer. He was an actor, known for Leatherstocking (1924), Desperate Youth (1921) and Very Truly Yours (1922). He died on July 18, 1972 in Los Angeles, California.

6 Movies ...................................... Dial M For Murder All About Eve Sunset Blvd The Best Years of Our Lives Judgement at Nuremberg The Manchurian Candidate

27. Ian McKellen

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Widely regarded as one of greatest stage and screen actors, both in his native Great Britain and internationally, twice nominated for the Oscar and recipient of every major theatrical award in UK and US, Ian Murray McKellen was born on May 25, 1939 in Burnley, Lancashire, England, to Margery Lois (...

5 Movies .......................... Lord of the Rings : Fellowship of the ring Lord of the Rings : The Two Towers Lord of the Rings : Return of the King The Hobbit 1 X Men Days of Futures Past

28. Leonardo DiCaprio

Actor | Inception

Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains (1985) and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3 (1991), to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s,...

5 Movies ......................... Inception The Departed Shutter Island Django Unchained Wolf of Wall Street

29. Harvey Keitel

Actor | Reservoir Dogs

American actor and producer Harvey Keitel was born on May 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York City, to Miriam (Klein) and Harry Keitel. An Oscar and Golden Globe Award nominee, he has appeared in films such as Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets (1973) and Taxi Driver (1976), Ridley Scott's The Duellists (...

5 Movies ...................... Taxi Driver Reservoir Dogs Pulp Fiction Inglorious Bastards The Grand Budapest Hotel

30. Gary Oldman

Actor | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Gary Oldman is a talented English movie star and character actor, renowned for his expressive acting style. One of the most celebrated thespians of his generation, with a diverse career encompassing theatre, film and television, he is known for his roles as Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy (1986), ...

5 Movies ...................... Leon: The Professional The Dark Knight The Dark Knight Rises Batman Begins Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

31. Sergio Leone

Writer | Once Upon a Time in America

Sergio Leone was virtually born into the cinema - he was the son of Roberto Roberti (A.K.A. Vincenzo Leone), one of Italy's cinema pioneers, and actress Bice Valerian. Leone entered films in his late teens, working as an assistant director to both Italian directors and U.S. directors working in ...

5 Movies ......................... 1. A Fistful of Dollars 2. For a Few Dollars More 3. Once Upon a Time in America 4. Once Upon a Time in the West 5. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

32. 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...

5 Movies ....................... 1. Django Unchained 2. Inglourious Basterds 3. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 4. Pulp Fiction 5. Reservoir Dogs

33. Hayao Miyazaki

Director | Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan's greatest animation directors. The entertaining plots, compelling characters, and breathtaking animation in his films have earned him international renown from critics as well as public recognition within Japan. The Walt Disney Company's commitment to introduce the ...

5 Movies ..................... 1. Howl's Moving Castle 2. My Neighbor Totoro 3. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind 4. Princess Mononoke 5. Spirited Away

34. Charles Chaplin

Writer | The Great Dictator

Considered to be one of the most pivotal stars of the early days of Hollywood, Charlie Chaplin lived an interesting life both in his films and behind the camera. He is most recognized as an icon of the silent film era, often associated with his popular character, the Little Tramp; the man with the ...

5 Movies ........................ 1. City Lights 2. Modern Times 3. The Gold Rush 4. The Great Dictator 5. The Kid

35. Akira Kurosawa

Writer | Kakushi-toride no san-akunin

After training as a painter (he storyboards his films as full-scale paintings), Kurosawa entered the film industry in 1936 as an assistant director, eventually making his directorial debut with Sanshiro Sugata (1943). Within a few years, Kurosawa had achieved sufficient stature to allow him greater...

5 Movies ........................ 1. Ikiru 2. Ran 3. Rashomon 4. Seven Samurai 5. Yojimbo

36. Tom Hanks

Producer | Cast Away

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California, to Janet Marylyn (Frager), a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an itinerant cook. His mother's family, originally surnamed "Fraga", was entirely Portuguese, while his father was of mostly English ancestry. Tom grew up in what he has ...

5 Movies .......................... Forest Gump Toy Story 3 Saving Private Ryan The Green Mile Toy Story

37. 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...

5 Movies ........................ Star Wars A New Hope Star Wars Return of Jedi Star Wars Empire Strikes back Bridge on the River Kwai Lawrence of Arabia

38. Al Pacino

Actor | Serpico

One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of cinema's most vibrant decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies.

Alfredo James Pacino was born on April 25, 1940 in Manhattan, New York City, to an ...

5 Movies ....................... The Godfather The Godfather Part II Heat Scarface Dog Day Afternoon

39. Matt Damon

Actor | Good Will Hunting

Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Kent Damon, a stockbroker, realtor and tax preparer, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. Matt has an older brother, Kyle, a sculptor. His father was of English and ...

5 Movies .......................... Saving Private Ryan The Departed The Bourne Ultimatum Good Will Hunting Interstellar

40. Robert Duvall

Actor | The Apostle

Veteran actor and director Robert Selden Duvall was born on January 5, 1931, in San Diego, CA, to Mildred Virginia (Hart), an amateur actress, and William Howard Duvall, a career military officer who later became an admiral. Duvall majored in drama at Principia College (Elsah, IL), then served a ...

5 Movies ........................ The Godfather The Godfather Part II Apocalypse Now To Kill A Mockingbird Network

41. William Holden

Actor | Stalag 17

William Holden was born William Franklin Beedle, Jr. in O'Fallon, Illinois, to Mary Blanche (Ball), a schoolteacher, and William Franklin Beedle, Sr., an industrial chemist. He came from a wealthy family (the Beedles) that moved to Pasadena, California, when he was three. In 1937, while studying ...

5 Movies ......................... Network The Wild Bunch Sunset Blvd. Stalag 17 The Bridge Over the River Kwai

42. Max von Sydow

Actor | Flash Gordon

Max von Sydow was born Carl Adolf von Sydow on April 10, 1929 in Lund, Skåne, Sweden, to a middle-class family. He is the son of Baroness Maria Margareta (Rappe), a teacher, and Carl Wilhelm von Sydow, an ethnologist and folklore professor. His surname traces back to his father's partial German ...

5 Movies ............................. Shutter Island The Exorcist The Diving Bell and the Butterfly The Seventh Seal Wild Strawberries

43. Claude Rains

Actor | Casablanca

William Claude Rains, born in the Clapham area of London, was the son of the British stage actor Frederick Rains. The younger Rains followed, making his stage debut at the age of eleven in "Nell of Old Drury." Growing up in the world of theater, he saw not only acting up close but the down-to-earth...

5 Movies ..................... Notorious Casablanca Mr Smith Goes to Washington Lawrence of Arabia The Adventure of Robin Hood

44. 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 ...

5 Movies ......................... 1. Pulp Fiction 2. 12 Monkeys 3. Die Hard 4. The Sixth Sense 5. Sin City

45. 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 ...

5 Movies ......................... Star Wars Episode IV Star Wars Episode V Star Wars Episode VI Dr Strangelove The Lion King

46. Scott Seaton

Actor | The House Without a Key

Scott Seaton was born on March 11, 1871 in Sacramento, California, USA as Horace Scott Seaton. He was an actor, known for The House Without a Key (1926), Rich Men's Sons (1927) and The Other Tomorrow (1930). He was married to Lillian Elizabeth L'Abbe Petterson, Ruby Henrietta Ramdohr and Maude ...

5 Movies .............................. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence North by Northwest Some Like it Hot Witness for the Prosecution Gone with the Wind

47. R. Lee Ermey

Actor | Full Metal Jacket

A talented character actor known for his military roles, Ronald Lee Ermey was in the United States Marine Corps for 11 years. He rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant, and later was bestowed the honorary rank of Gunnery Sergeant by the Marine Corps, after he served 14 months in Vietnam and later did ...

5 Movies ....................... Se7en Apocalypse Now Full Metal Jacket Toy Story Toy Story 3

48. Hank Mann

Actor | Modern Times

Hank Mann was born on May 28, 1887 in New York City, New York, USA as David William Lieberman. He was an actor and director, known for Modern Times (1936), The Great Dictator (1940) and City Lights (1931). He was married to Dolly Myers Robinson, Rae Max and Estelle. He died on November 25, 1971 in ...

5 Movies ...................... Modern Times City Lights Mr Smith Goes to Washington The Great Dictator Arsenic and Old Lace

49. Kenny Baker

Actor | Time Bandits

Kenny Baker was born on August 24, 1934 in Birmingham, England as Kenneth George Baker. He was an actor, known for Time Bandits (1981), The Elephant Man (1980) and Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). He was married to Eileen Baker. He died on August 13, 2016 in Preston, ...

5 Movies ........................ Star Wars : A New Hope Star Wars : Empire Strikes Back Star Wars : Return of the jedi Amadeus The Elephant Man

50. Ian Holm

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Sir Ian Holm is one of the world's greatest actors, a Laurence Olivier Award-winning, Tony Award-winning, BAFTA-winning and Academy Award-nominated British star of films and the stage. He was a member of the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company and has played more than 100 roles in films and on ...

5 Movies ........................ Ratatouille The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Alien The Hobbit 1

51. Russ Fega

Location_management | Memento

Russ Fega is known for his work on Memento (2000), The Dark Knight Rises (2012) and Inception (2010).

5 Movies ......................... Memento The Prestige Inception The Dark Knight Rises Interstellar

52. Cate Blanchett

Actress | Carol

Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (Gamble), an Australian teacher and property developer, and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., an American advertising executive, originally from Texas. She has an older brother and a younger sister. When she was ten ...

5 Movies .......................... Lord of the Rings : Fellowship of the ring Lord of the Rings : The Two Towers Lord of the Rings : Return of the King The Hobbit 1 How to Train Your Dragon 2

53. Aamir Khan

Actor | Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India

Aamir is no doubt one of the most dedicated actors in this world. With his recent success in India and China markets combined he has got the title of Worlds Biggest Superstar. He went through rapid transformations in his body structure for his films to bring out the reality factor in his characters...

5 Movies .......

3 Idiots Lagaan Rang De Basanti Taare Jameen Par Dil Chaahta Hai

54. Jonah Hill

Actor | 21 Jump Street

Jonah Hill was born and raised in Los Angeles, the son of Sharon Feldstein (née Chalkin), a fashion designer and costume stylist, and Richard Feldstein, a tour accountant for Guns N' Roses. He is the brother of music manager Jordan Feldstein and actress Beanie Feldstein. He graduated from ...

5 Movies ................ The Lego Movie Wolf of Wall Street How to train your Dragon Django Unchained How to train your Dragon 2

55. Bob Peterson

Actor | Up

Bob Peterson was born in Wooster, Ohio, USA, in 1961. He studied mechanical engineering at Ohio Northern University, where he took computer graphics courses and graduated in 1983. He continued his studies in mechanical engineering at Purdue University where he earned a master's degree in 1986. ...

5 Movies ...................... Monsters Inc. Finding Nemo The Incredibles Up Toy Story 3

56. Wallace Shawn

Actor | The Princess Bride

American character actor and writer Wallace Shawn has one of those fun, mischievously homely faces just made to entertain. Though he got out of the starting gate rather slowly, he has since excelled on stage, television and film while managing to turn himself into a winner with his loser-type looks...

5 Movies ..................... Toy Story Toy Story 3 The Incredibles The Princess Bride Monsters Inc.

57. John Rhys-Davies

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Acclaimed Welsh actor John Rhys-Davies was born in Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, Wales, to Mary Margaretta Phyllis (Jones), a nurse, and Rhys Davies, a mechanical engineer and Colonial Officer. He graduated from the University of East Anglia and is probably best known to film audiences for his roles ...

5 Movies ...................... The LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring The LOTR: The Two Towers The LOTR: The Return of the King Raiders of the Lost Ark Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

58. Tom Hardy

Actor | Inception

With his breakthrough performance as Eames in Christopher Nolan's sci-fi thriller Inception (2010), English actor Tom Hardy has been brought to the attention of mainstream audiences worldwide. However, the versatile actor has been steadily working on both stage and screen since his television debut...

4 Movies .................. Inception The Dark Knight Rises Warrior Mad Max : Fury Road

59. Sigourney Weaver

Actress | Avatar

Sigourney Weaver was born Susan Alexandra Weaver in Leroy Hospital in Manhattan, New York City. Her father, TV producer Sylvester L. Weaver Jr., originally wanted to name her Flavia, because of his passion for Roman history (he had already named her elder brother Trajan). Her mother, Elizabeth ...

4 Movies .......................... Alien Wall-E Aliens Annie Hall

60. Humphrey Bogart

Actor | Casablanca

Humphrey DeForest Bogart was born in New York City, New York, to Maud Humphrey, a famed magazine illustrator and suffragette, and Belmont DeForest Bogart, a moderately wealthy surgeon (who was secretly addicted to opium). Bogart was educated at Trinity School, NYC, and was sent to Phillips Academy ...

4 Movies ..................... Casablanca The Treasure of the Sierra Madre The Maltese Falcon The Big Sleep

61. Jack Nicholson

Actor | Chinatown

Jack Nicholson, an American actor, producer, director and screenwriter, is a three-time Academy Award winner and twelve-time nominee. Nicholson is also notable for being one of two actors - the other being Michael Caine - who have received Oscar nomination in every decade from the 1960s through the...

4 Movies ........................ One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest The Shining The Departed Chinatown

62. Joe Pesci

Actor | Goodfellas

Compact Italian-American actor Joe Pesci was born February 9, 1943 in Newark, New Jersey, to Mary (Mesce), a part-time barber, and Angelo Pesci, a bartender and forklift driver. Pesci first broke into entertainment as a child actor, and by the mid-1950s, was starring on the series "Star Time Kids"....

4 Movies ......................... Goodfellas Raging Bull Once Upon a Time in America Casino

63. Kevin Spacey

Actor | The Usual Suspects

Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known by his stage name Kevin Spacey, is an American actor of screen and stage, film director, producer, screenwriter and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s before obtaining supporting roles in film and television. He gained critical acclaim in...

4 Movies .......................... The Usual Suspects American Beauty Se7en L.A. Confidential

64. Marlon Brando

Actor | Apocalypse Now

Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in ...

4 Movies ...................... The Godfather Apocalypse Now On the Waterfront A Streetcar Named Desire

65. Peter Lorre

Actor | Casablanca

Peter Lorre was born Laszlo Lowenstein on Roszahegy, Hungary. He was educated in elementary and secondary schools in Vienna, Austria. As a youth, he ran away from home, worked as a bank clerk and, after stage training in Vienna, made his acting debut in Zurich. He remained unknown, traveling for ...

4 Movies ......................... The Maltese Falcon M Casablanca Arsenic and Old Lace

66. John Cazale

Actor | Dog Day Afternoon

John Cazale was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to an Irish-American mother, Cecilia (Holland), and an Italian-American father, John Cazale. Cazale only made five feature films in his career, all which many fans and critics alike call classics. But before his film debut, the short The American Way (...

4 Movies ........................ The Godfather The Godfather Part II The Deer Hunter Dog Day Afternoon

67. Paul Newman

Actor | The Hustler

Screen legend, superstar, and the man with the most famous blue eyes in movie history, Paul Leonard Newman was born on January 26, 1925, in Cleveland, Ohio, the second son of Theresa (Fetsko) and Arthur Sigmund Newman. Paul's father was Jewish, the son of emigrants from Poland and Hungary; he owned...

4 Movies ...................... Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid The Sting Cool Hand Luke The Hustler

68. 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...

4 Movies .......................... Leon: The Professional Black Swan Heat V for Vendetta

69. Christopher Lee

Actor | Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was perhaps the only actor of his generation to have starred in so many films and cult saga. Although most notable for personifying bloodsucking vampire, Dracula, on screen, he portrayed other varied characters on screen, most of which were villains, whether it ...

4 Movies .......................... Lord of the Rings : Fellowship of the ring Lord of the Rings : The Two Towers Lord of the Rings : Return of the King The Hobbit 1

70. Cary Grant

Actor | Charade

Once told by an interviewer, "Everybody would like to be Cary Grant", Grant is said to have replied, "So would I."

Cary Grant was born Archibald Alexander Leach on January 18, 1904 in Horfield, Bristol, England, to Elsie Maria (Kingdon) and Elias James Leach, who worked in a factory. His early years...

4 Movies ........................... North by Northwest Bringing up the Baby Notorious Arsenic and Old Lace

71. Liam Neeson

Actor | Kinsey

Liam Neeson was born on June 7, 1952 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, to Katherine (Brown), a cook, and Bernard Neeson, a school caretaker. He was raised in a Catholic household. During his early years, Liam worked as a forklift operator for Guinness, a truck driver, an assistant architect and an ...

4 Movies ................ Schindler's List The Lego Movie Batman Begins The Dark Knight Rises

72. Christian Bale

Actor | The Dark Knight

Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK on January 30, 1974, to English parents Jennifer "Jenny" (James) and David Bale. His mother was a circus performer and his father, who was born in South Africa, was a commercial pilot. The family lived in different countries ...

4 Movies ........................ The Dark Knight The Prestige Batman Begins The Dark Knight Rises

73. Edward Norton

Actor | Keeping the Faith

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 ...

4 Movies ......

Fight Club American History X The Grand Budapest Hotel Birdman

74. Bonnie Hunt

Actress | Jumanji

Bonnie Hunt was born on September 22, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Bonnie Lynn Hunt. She is a producer and writer, known for Jumanji (1995), Return to Me (2000) and The Green Mile (1999). She was previously married to John Murphy.

4 Movies .......................... The Green Mile Toy Story 3 Monsters Inc. Rain Man

75. John Hurt

Actor | Nineteen Eighty-Four

This transatlantic talent was born John Vincent Hurt on January 22, 1940 in Shirebrook, a coal mining village near the busy market town of Chesterfield, in Derbyshire, England. He is the son of Phyllis (Massey), an engineer and one-time actress, and Arnold Herbert Hurt, an Anglican clergyman and ...

4 Movies ........................ V for Vendetta Alien The Elephant Man Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

76. Helena Bonham Carter

Actress | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Helena Bonham Carter is an actress of great versatility, one of the UK's finest and most successful.

Bonham Carter was born May 26, 1966 in Golders Green, London, England, the youngest of three children of Elena (née Propper de Callejón), a psychotherapist, and Raymond Bonham Carter, a merchant ...

4 Movies ......................... Fight Club Big Fish The King's Speech Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

77. Keith David

Actor | The Princess and the Frog

Keith David was born Keith David Williams in New York City's Harlem district, and was raised in East Elmhurst, in the Queens section of the city. He is the son of Dolores (Dickenson), a New York Telephone manager, and Lester Williams, a payroll operations director. As a child, he realized he wanted...

4 Movies ........................ Platoon The Thing Requiem For A Dream Princess Mononoke

78. Orlando Bloom

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom was born in Canterbury, Kent, England on January 13, 1977. His mother, Sonia Constance Josephine (Copeland), was born in Kolkata, India, to an English family then-resident there. The man he first knew as his father, Harry Bloom, was a legendary political activist ...

4 Movies ......................... The LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring The LOTR: The Two Towers The LOTR: The Return of the King Pirates of the Carribean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

79. Frank Oz

Actor | The Muppet Show

Frank Richard Oznowicz was born in Hereford, England to puppeteers Frances and Isidore Oznowicz. His family moved to Montana in 1951, eventually settling in Oakland, California. As a teenager, he worked as an apprentice puppeteer at Children's Fairyland amusement park. He is one of the primary ...

4 Movies ........................ Star Wars Episode IV Star Wars Episode V Star Wars Episdoe VI Monsters Inc.

80. Peter Jackson

Producer | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Peter Jackson was born as an only child in a small coast-side town in New Zealand in 1961. When a friend of his parents bought him a super 8 movie camera (because she saw how much he enjoyed taking photos), the then eight-year-old Peter instantly grabbed the thing to start recording his own movies,...

4 Movies ......................... 1. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 2. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 3. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 4. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

81. Ingmar Bergman

Writer | Smultronstället

Ernst Ingmar Bergman was born July 14, 1918, the son of a priest. The film and T.V. series, The Best Intentions (1992) is biographical and shows the early marriage of his parents. The film 'Söndagsbarn' depicts a bicycle journey with his father. In the miniseries Private Confessions (1996) is the ...

4 Movies ......................... 1. Fanny and Alexander 2. Persona 3. The Seventh Seal 4. Wild Strawberries

82. Murray Hamilton

Actor | Jaws

Murray Hamilton was one of those character actors whose face would be familiar to most movie buffs at an instant, yet his name may not. That's a shame, because Hamilton was one of the most versatile and prolific of performers who was never anything less than completely convincing in any role he ...

4 Movies ............................. 1. Jaws 2. The Hustler 3. Anatomy of Murder 4. The Graduate

83. Elisha Cook Jr.

Actor | Rosemary's Baby

Although this pint-sized actor started out in films often in innocuous college-student roles in mid-30s rah-rahs, playing alongside the likes of a pretty Gloria Stuart or a young, pre-"Oz" Judy Garland, casting directors would soon enough discover his flair for portraying intense neurotics or ...

4 Movies .......................... 1. The Killing 2. Rosemary's Baby 3. The Maltese Falcon 4. The Big Sleep

84. Cillian Murphy

Actor | 28 Days Later...

Striking Irish actor Cillian Murphy was born in Douglas, the oldest child of Brendan Murphy, who works for the Irish Department of Education, and a mother who is a teacher of French. He has three younger siblings. Murphy was educated at Presentation Brothers College, Cork. He went on to study law ...

4 Movies ..................... Inception The Dark Knight The Dark Knight Rises Batman Begins

85. Joe Turkel

Actor | Blade Runner

Joe Turkel was born on July 15, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Blade Runner (1982), The Shining (1980) and Paths of Glory (1957).

4 Movies .................... The Shining The Killing Paths of Glory Blade Runner

86. Norman Gay

Actor | The Shining

Norman Gay won the Lord Leverhulme scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in 1939 where he was a contemporary of Sir Richard Attenborough. He ran his own company "Cue Theatre" for many years before taking holy orders and adopting a monastic life. he returned to the entertainment ...

4 Movies ................... The Shining A Clockwork Orange Barry Lyndon The Elephant Man

87. Mario Brega

Actor | Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo

Mario Brega was born on March 25, 1923 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Florestano Brega. He was an actor and producer, known for The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), A Fistful of Dollars (1964) and For a Few Dollars More (1965). He died on July 23, 1994 in Rome.

4 Movies ....................... A Fistful of Dollars For a few Dollars More The Good The Bad And the Ugly Once upon a time in America

88. Harry Dean Stanton

Actor | Alien

Stanton was born in West Irvine, Kentucky, to Ersel (Moberly), a cook, and Sheridan Harry Stanton, a barber and tobacco farmer. Lived in Lexington, Kentucky and graduated from Lafayette Senior High School with the class of 1944. Drafted into the Navy, he served as a cook in the U.S. Navy during ...

4 Movies ................... Alien Godfather 2 The Green Mile The Avengers

89. Takashi Shimura

Actor | Shichinin no samurai

Japanese character actor Takashi Shimura was one of the finest film actors of the 20th century and a leading member of the "stock company" of master director Akira Kurosawa. A native of southern Japan, Shimura was a descendant of the samurai warrior class. Following university training, he founded ...

4 Movies .......................... Ikiru Seven Samurai Yojimbo Rashomon

90. Lee Van Cleef

Actor | Escape from New York

One of the great movie villains, Clarence Leroy Van Cleef, Jr. was born in Somerville, New Jersey, to Marion Lavinia (Van Fleet) and Clarence LeRoy Van Cleef, Sr. His parents were both of Dutch ancestry. Van Cleef started out as an accountant. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard minesweepers and sub ...

4 Movies ................................ For a Few Dollars More The Good Bad and the Ugly High Noon The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence

91. Scarlett Johansson

Actress | Her

Scarlett Johansson was born in New York City. Her mother, Melanie Sloan, is from a Jewish family from the Bronx, and her father, Karsten Johansson, is a Danish-born architect, from Copenhagen. She has a sister, Vanessa Johansson, who is also an actress, a brother, Adrian, a twin brother, Hunter ...

4 Movies .................... The Avengers The Prestige Her Captain America The Winter Soldier

92. Frank Capra

Director | It's a Wonderful Life

One of seven children, Frank Capra was born on May 18, 1897, in Bisacquino, Sicily. On May 10, 1903, his family left for America aboard the ship Germania, arriving in New York on May 23rd. "There's no ventilation, and it stinks like hell. They're all miserable. It's the most degrading place you ...

4 Movies ...................... It's a Wonderful Life It Happened One Night Arsenic and Old Lace Mr. Smith goes to Washington

93. Robert Redford

Actor | The Natural

Charles Robert Redford, Jr. was born on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, to Martha (Hart), from Texas, and Charles Robert Redford, an accountant for Standard Oil, who was originally from Connecticut. He is of English, Scottish, Cornish, and Irish ancestry. Robert's mother died in 1955,...

4 Movies ................. All the President's Men Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid The Sting Captain America The Winter Soldier

94. Brian Cox

Actor | X2

Brian Cox is an Emmy Award-winning Scottish actor. He was born on June 1, 1946 in Dundee, Scotland, to Mary Ann Guillerline Cox, maiden surname McCann, a spinner, and Charles McArdle Campbell Cox, a shopkeeper and butcher. His father was of Irish ancestry and his mother was of Irish and Scottish ...

4 Movies ................. Braveheart X Men Days of Futures Past The Bourne Ultimatum Her

95. Lance Henriksen

Actor | Hard Target

An intense, versatile actor as adept at playing clean-cut FBI agents as he is psychotic motorcycle-gang leaders, who can go from portraying soulless, murderous vampires to burned-out, world-weary homicide detectives, Lance Henriksen has starred in a variety of films that have allowed him to stretch...

4 Movies ........................ Dog Day Afternoon Network Terminator Aliens

96. Martin Balsam

Actor | All the President's Men

Martin Henry Balsam was born on November 4, 1919 in the Bronx, New York City, to Lillian (Weinstein) and Albert Balsam, a manufacturer of women's sportswear. He was the first-born child. His father was a Russian Jewish immigrant, and his mother was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents. ...

4 Movies ...................... Psycho 12 Angry Men On the Waterfront All the President's Men

97. Thomas Mitchell

Actor | Stagecoach

Thomas Mitchell was one of the great American character actors, whose credits read like a list of the greatest films of the 20th century: Lost Horizon (1937); Stagecoach (1939); The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939); Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939); Gone with the Wind (1939); It's a Wonderful Life...

4 Movies ........................ Mr Smith Goes to Washington Gone with the Wind It's a Wonderful Life High Noon

98. Aldo Sambrell

Actor | Per qualche dollaro in più

Prolific, versatile, and ubiquitous character actor Aldo Sambrell was featured in over 140 international motion pictures in a remarkably long, varied, and illustrious career that spanned four and a half decades. Swarthy and burly, usually sporting a thick mustache, and often projecting an air of ...

4 Movies ....................... A Fistful of Dollars For a few Dollars More The Good The Bad And the Ugly Once Upon a time in the West

99. John Qualen

Actor | Casablanca

One of the best and most familiar character actors of the first four decades of sound films, although few who knew his face also knew his name, John Qualen was born in Canada to Norwegian parents. His father was a minister. The family moved to the United States and Qualen (whose real name was ...

4 Movies ........................ Casablanca The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence Anatomy of a Murder The Grapes of Wrath

100. Strother Martin

Actor | Slap Shot

American character actor who achieved considerable fame in the last decade of his life. A native of Kokomo, Indiana, Strother Martin Jr. was the youngest of three children of Strother Douglas Martin, a machinist, and Ethel Dunlap Martin. His family moved soon after his birth to San Antonio, Texas, ...

4 Movies ........................ Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Cool Hand Luke The Wild Bunch The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence



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