People i have met...by Andie_Vallon | created - 23 Aug 2013 | updated - 6 months ago | Public
Actor | Rocky IV
Dolph Lundgren was born in Stockholm, Sweden, to Sigrid Birgitta (Tjerneld), a language teacher, and Karl Johan Hugo Lundgren, an engineer and economist for the Swedish government. He lived in Stockholm until the age of 13, when he moved in with his grandparents in Nyland, Ångermanland, Sweden. ...
I met him at the "Expendables 2" premiere in Stockholm, Sweden in august 2012 and at the London Film & Comic Con in july 2016. A very humble guy!
6. Marc Singer
Actor | The Beastmaster
A production of the William Shakespeare's "Richard III" with Sir Laurence Olivier that Marc's dad took him to see as a boy made a lasting impression, though he didn't start acting himself until a teacher recruited him to fill a suddenly vacant role in his junior year of high school. However, as the ...
7. David Prowse
Actor | Star Wars
David "Dave" Prowse was born into a working class family on July 1, 1935 in Bristol, England, UK. He was raised by his mother and never knew his father. As a child, David was disadvantaged and a poor student, he found a passion for bodybuilding and weight training in his early teens, as a young ...
Actor | Predator
Carl Weathers was born on January 14, 1948, in New Orleans, Louisiana. A famous and successful football star at San Diego State, he played with the Oakland Raiders and retired from the sport in 1974, in order to give full attention to his goal: to be a real actor. Weathers first played small parts ...
9. Jane Badler
Actress | V
Jane Badler, the American and Australian actress best known for her role as the evil reptilian Visitor leader "Diana" in the NBC mini-series V (1983), its sequel V: The Final Battle (1984), the subsequent TV series V (1984), and the last season of the latest series V (2009), was born on the last ...
10. David Faustino
Actor | Married with Children
David Faustino was born on March 3, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA as David Anthony Faustino. He is an actor and writer, known for Married with Children (1986), The Legend of Korra (2014) and Star-ving (2009). He was previously married to Andrea Faustino.
11. Jake Busey
Actor | The Predator
Jake Busey was born, raised, and is now carrying the family banner in show business. The son of Judy and Gary Busey, Jake spent his childhood in sunny southern California, as well as myriad film sets around the country. Jake enjoyed a childhood similar to a "military brat", as they call themselves....
15. Michael Ironside
Actor | Total Recall
Michael Ironside has made a strong and indelible impression with his often incredibly intense and explosive portrayals of fearsome villains throughout the years. He was born as Frederick Reginald Ironside on February 12, 1950 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ironside was a successful arm wrestler in ...
16. Robert Englund
Actor | A Nightmare on Elm Street
Veteran character actor Robert Englund was born in Glendale, California, to Janis (MacDonald) and John Kent Englund, an aeronautics engineer. Since 1973, Robert has appeared in over 75 feature films and starred in four TV series. He has starred alongside Oscar-winners Henry Fonda, Susan Sarandon ...
17. Richard Brooker
Actor | Friday the 13th Part III
Discovered by a casting magazine "Dramalogue" for the role of mindless killer Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th Part III (1982), Richard Brooker also gained the role of Oghris in "Deathstalker" (1983). It was the only acting experience of Brooker, who later start creating completely a different ...
18. Ruggero Deodato
Director | Cannibal Holocaust
Ruggero Deodato was born on May 7, 1939, in Potenza, Italy, and grew up outside Rome. One of his close friends at the time was Renzo Rossellini, the son of famed Italian director Roberto Rossellini. Knowing Ruggerio's love for the movies, Renzo persuaded him to work as a second unit director on ...
19. Ron Perlman
Actor | Hand of God
Ron Perlman is a classically-trained actor who has appeared in countless stage plays, feature films and television productions.
Ronald N. Perlman was born April 13, 1950 in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York. His mother, Dorothy (Rosen), is retired from the City Clerk's Office. His father, ...
20. Lou Ferrigno
Actor | The Incredible Hulk
An internationally famous and well respected bodybuilder / actor, Lou Ferrigno first appeared on TV screens in 1977 as the musclebound The Incredible Hulk (1978), the alter ego of meek scientist Bruce Banner. Ferrigno was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1951 and as a child suffered from an ear ...
21. Lasse Åberg
Actor | Den ofrivillige golfaren
Lasse Åberg was born on May 5, 1940 in Hofors, Gävleborgs län, Sweden. He is an actor and writer, known for Den ofrivillige golfaren (1991), Sällskapsresan eller Finns det svenskt kaffe på grisfesten (1980) and SOS (1988). He has been married to Inger since 1965. They have two children.
22. Doug Bradley
Actor | Hellraiser
Mr. Bradley was born on September 7th 1954 in Liverpool, England. Since his school days Bradley has been close friends with Clive Barker. In the seventies Bradley and Clive Barker founded the progressive theatre group "Dog Company". While Barker worked on writing with his friend Peter Atkins (...
23. 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 ...
24. Warwick Davis
Actor | Willow
English actor Warwick Davis was born in Epsom, Surrey, England, the son of Susan J. (Pain) and Ashley Davis, an insurance broker. Davis was born with the condition spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenital (SED), which caused his dwarfism. He was educated at City of London Freemen's School. When he ...
25. 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...
26. Lorenzo Lamas
Actor | Grease
Lorenzo Fernando Lamas was born in Santa Monica, California, the son of actors Arlene Dahl and Fernando Lamas. His father was Argentinian and his mother was American, of Norwegian descent. Lorenzo was raised in Pacific Palisades, California. In 1968, his family moved to New York. He attended ...
27. Sean Astin
Sean Astin is well known for his film debut portraying Mikey in Steven Spielberg's The Goonies (1985), for playing the title role in the critically acclaimed Rudy (1993), and for his role as the beloved Sam Gamgee in the Academy Award winning trilogy, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the ...
28. Jake Lloyd
Jake Lloyd was born on March 5, 1989 in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA as Jake Matthew Lloyd. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), Jingle All the Way (1996) and Star Wars: Episode I - Racer (2000).
29. John Rhys-Davies
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 ...
30. Gösta Ekman
Actor | Mannen som slutade röka
His career began with a bit part at Skansenteatern in Hjalmar Bergman's play 'Markurells i Wadköping' in 1955. The following year he debuted in the movie Swing it, fröken (1956) playing against Alice Babs. He got speech lessons from actress Sif Ruud and worked behind the camera in his father's...
31. David Batra
David Batra was born on November 29, 1972 in Sweden. He is an actor and writer, known for Kvarteret Skatan reser till Laholm (2012), Kvarteret Skatan (2003) and Morgonsoffan (2008). He has been married to Anna Kinberg Batra since June 29, 2002. They have one child.
36. Carola Häggkvist
Carola Häggkvist was born September 8 1966 outside Stockholm, Sweden to parents Jan and Anita Häggkvist. 1983, at the age of 16, Carola represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest singing her breakthrough single "Främling" (Holm/Forsberg), and landed at #3 after Luxemburg and Isreal. Her ...
Soundtrack | Vacation
Tijs Michiel Verwest born in Holland back in 1969, Tiesto's aim from the start was 'to share his music with others'. By first gaining experience with his residency in Dutch club The Spock all while perfecting his producing skills in the studio at the start of 1995, he was always searching for the ...
41. David Hellenius
Actor | Godafton Sverige
David Hellenius was born on February 28, 1974 in Järfälla, Stockholms län, Sweden as Nils David Hellenius. He is an actor and writer, known for Godafton Sverige (2003), En gång i Phuket (2011) and Sommaren med Göran (2009). He has been married to Renée Nyberg since December 31, 2009. ...
42. George Lazenby
Actor | On Her Majesty's Secret Service
George Robert Lazenby was born September 5, 1939 in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia, to Sheila Joan (Bodel) and George Edward Lazenby. He moved to London, England in 1964, after serving in the Australian Army. Before becoming an actor, he worked as an auto mechanic, used car salesman, prestige...
48. Henrik Schyffert
Actor | Fyra nyanser av brunt
Henrik Schyffert was born on February 23, 1968 in Ronneby, Blekinge län, Sweden as Per Henrik Schyffert. He is an actor and writer, known for Fyra nyanser av brunt (2004), I manegen med Glenn Killing (1992) and NileCity 105.6 (1995). He was previously married to Bea Uusma Schyffert.
50. Rolf Lassgård
Actor | En man som heter Ove
He started acting school in Malmö and went from there to the Skånska Teatern in Landskrona, performing in plays by Shakespeare or Brecht. He made a breakthrough as Puck in William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer's Night Dream'. He also met his wife Birgitta there. The 1990s meant a lot of work in front ...
55. Anthony Daniels
Initially not a science fiction fan, theatre actor Anthony Daniels was persuaded by his agent to meet George Lucas for the casting of C-3PO in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977). He went on to perform the character, both his voice and body in the suit, for all the episodic Star Wars films ...
56. Paolo Roberto
Actor | Flickan som lekte med elden
Paolo Roberto was born on February 3, 1969 in Upplands Väsby, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is known for his work on The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009), Millennium (2010) and Stockholmsnatt (1987). He has been married to Lena Arrelöv since December 31, 2003. They have one child.
65. Danny Glover
Actor | Lethal Weapon
Actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover has been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 25 years.
Glover was born in San Francisco, California, to Carrie (Hunley) and James Glover, postal workers who were also active in civil rights.
Glover trained at the Black ...
66. Linda Blair
Actress | The Exorcist
From the age of five, Linda Blair had to get used to the spotlight, first as a child model and then as an actress, when out of 600 applicants she was picked for the role of Regan, the possessed child, in The Exorcist (1973). Linda quickly rose to international fame, won the Golden Globe, and seemed...
Actress | Läckan
Barbro 'Babben' Larsson was born on October 29, 1956 in Dalhem, Gotlands län, Sweden as Barbro Karin Viola Larsson. She is an actress, known for Läckan (1994), Drömprinsen - Filmen om Em (1996) and Lithivm (1998). She was previously married to Bernt Westerlund.
69. Sylvester McCoy
Sylvester McCoy was born in Dunoon, Scotland. He spent much of his childhood in Dublin, Ireland. Before becoming an actor, as Percy Smith he trained as a priest, sold insurance and acted as a bodyguard for the Rolling Stones. He started his acting career as a part of the Ken Campbell Roadshow, at ...
70. Chad L. Coleman
Actor | Left 4 Dead 2
Delivered a fantastic performance of a reformed street 'hitter' on the HBO show 'The Wire' from Series 3 to Series 5 with varied screen time. The character reflected the possibility of reformed criminals into positive characters of society; as with Coleman's character starting a boxing gym for the ...
79. Ulf Larsson
Ulf Larsson was born on July 1, 1956 in Bromma, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Ulf Sigfrid Larsson. He was an actor and director, known for 1628 eller Regalskeppet Wasans uppbyggnad och undergång (1991), Livet är en schlager (2000) and PS sista sommaren (1988). He died on September...
81. Hans A. Olofsson
87. Vernon Wells
Actor | Mad Max 2
Strong-featured Australian actor Vernon Wells was born December 1945 in Rushworth, rural Victoria, to Eva Maude (Jackson) and Michael Wells. He initially worked in a quarry, and then as a salesman. He was noticed by casting agents and started to appear in Australian TV commercials, print ads, local...
92. Rutger Hauer
Actor | Blade Runner
Blonde, blue-eyed, tall and handsome Dutch actor Rutger Hauer has an international reputation for playing everything from romantic leads to action heroes to sinister villains. Hauer was born in Breukelen, a town in the province of Utrecht, the Netherlands. He is the son of Teunke (Mellema) and ...
93. John Ashton
Actor | Beverly Hills Cop
John has over 100 stage, film, and television credits in his career that spans over 40 years. He has won critical acclaim for his work on such films as Beverly Hills Cop I and II, Midnight Run, Gone, Baby, Gone, and many others. He has also won the same for his stage work for True West and A Flea ...
94. Judge Reinhold
Actor | Beverly Hills Cop
Judge Reinhold has been in over seventy-five motion picture and television roles and enjoys a 25-year relationship with an international audience of all ages. His films include Stripes, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Ruthless People, and Disney's Christmas franchise, The Santa Clause 1, 2 & 3. ...
97. Ingvild Deila
Actress | Rogue One
Ingvild Deila is a Norwegian actress based in the UK since 2012. In her late teens she studied acting for the stage for three years in Norway. She then pursued other interests like fine art, philosophy and history while living in Bergen, Norway, Switzerland and France. In 2012 she moved to the UK ...
Actor | Back to the Future
Christopher Lloyd was born on October 22, 1938 in Stamford, Connecticut, USA as Christopher Allen Lloyd. He is an actor, known for Back to the Future (1985), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) and Addams Family Values (1993). He has been married to Lisa Loiacono since 2016. He was previously married to ...
100. Dean Cain
Dean Cain was born Dean George Tanaka in Mount Clemens, Michigan, to actress Sharon Thomas Cain and Roger Tanaka. His mother married his adoptive father, director Christopher Cain, when Dean was three. Though he grew up in Malibu and attended Santa Monica High School, his career plans favored ...