People I've seen at TIFF

by davrob84 | created - 13 Sep 2013 | updated - 21 Sep 2015 | Public

1. Jennifer Garner

Actress | Alias

Jennifer Garner, who catapulted into stardom with her lead role on the television series Alias (2001), has come a long way from her birthplace of Houston, Texas. Raised in Charleston, West Virginia by her mother, Patricia Ann (née English), a retired teacher of English, and her father, William John...

2. Ben Affleck

Producer | Argo

American actor and filmmaker Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California, and was raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His mother, Chris Anne (née Boldt), is a school teacher, and his father, Timothy Byers Affleck, is a social worker; the two are divorced. Ben has...

3. 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. Kristin Scott Thomas

Actress | The English Patient

The acclaimed Cornish actress Dame Kristin Scott Thomas was born in Redruth, Cornwall, to Deborah (Hurlbatt) and Lieutenant Commander Simon Scott Thomas. Her father was a pilot for the British Royal Navy and died in a flying accident in 1964. Her stepfather, Lt. Cdr Simon Idiens, was also a pilot, ...

5. Gilles Paquet-Brenner

Director | Dark Places

Gilles Paquet-Brenner is a director and writer, known for Dark Places (2015), Elle s'appelait Sarah (2010) and Les jolies choses (2001).

6. Adam Wingard

Director | You're Next

At 19 Adam got his start in feature film making early with his directorial debut Home Sick, a slasher horror film starring Bill Moseley and Tom Toweles. However it was his second effort at 24 years old with the film Pop Skull that garnered him a talent to watch. Made for a budget of around 2000 ...

7. Sharni Vinson

Actress | You're Next

Sharni Vinson was born in New South Wales, Australia and grew up in Sydney's southern beach superb of Cronulla, in the Sutherland Shire. As a teenager, she trained and competed at a National Level in swimming, holding a total of 4 State records throughout high school. Sharni began singing, dancing ...

8. Todd Solondz

Director | Welcome to the Dollhouse

Todd Solondz was born in Newark, New Jersey. One of his earliest jobs in the film industry was when, as a young man, he worked as a messenger for the Writers' Guild of America. During this time, he wrote several screenplays.

Solondz's first color film with sync sound was the short "Schatt's Last ...

9. Selma Blair

Actress | Cruel Intentions

One of our most exciting and versatile actresses, Selma Blair first gained attention for her performance in Cruel Intentions (1999), a youthful retelling of the classic novel "Les Liaisons Dangereuses".

Selma was born in Southfield, Michigan, to Molly Ann (Cooke), a judge, and Elliot I. Beitner, a ...

11. Nicholas Jacob

Actor | Out in the Dark

Nicholas Jacob is an actor and producer, known for Out in the Dark (2012), The Hole Between Us (2018) and Alter (2017).

12. Michael Aloni

Actor | Out in the Dark

Michael Aloni was born on January 30, 1984 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is an actor and director, known for Out in the Dark (2012), Shtisel (2013) and Shir (2016).

13. Michael Haneke

Writer | Caché

A true master of his craft, Michael Haneke is one of the greatest film artists working today and one who challenges his viewers each year and work goes by, with films that reflect real portions of life in realistic, disturbing and unforgettable ways. One of the most genuine filmmakers of the world ...

14. Tom Tykwer

Composer | Lola rennt

Director, writer, producer and composer Tom Tykwer was born in 1965 in Wuppertal, Germany. He showed an interest in film-making from childhood, making super 8 films from the age of 11. Among his first jobs was working at a local art-house cinema. Tykwer eventually relocated to Berlin, first working...

15. Lilly Wachowski

Writer | The Matrix

Director, writer and producer Lilly Wachowski was born in 1967 in Chicago as Andrew Wachowski, the son of Lynne, a nurse and painter and Ron, a businessman. Lilly was educated at Kellogg Elementary School in Chicago, before moving on to Whitney Young High School. After graduating from high school, ...

16. Lana Wachowski

Writer | The Matrix

Lana Wachowski and her sister Lilly Wachowski, (also known as 'The Wachowskis') are the duo behind ground-breaking movies such as The Matrix (1999) and Cloud Atlas (2012). Born to mother Lynne, a nurse, and father Ron, a businessman of Polish descent, Wachowski grew up in Chicago and formed a tight...

17. Stuart Blumberg

Writer | Keeping the Faith

Stuart Blumberg was born on July 19, 1969 as Stuart Ethan Blumberg. He is a writer and actor, known for Keeping the Faith (2000), The Kids Are All Right (2010) and Thanks for Sharing (2012).

18. Michiel ten Horn

Director | Aanmodderfakker

Michiel ten Horn is a director and writer, known for Aanmodderfakker (2014), De Ontmaagding van Eva van End (2012) and Vingers (2013).

19. Tomer Pawlicki

Actor | Rembrandt en ik

Tomer Pawlicki was born on April 22, 1986 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is an actor, known for Rembrandt en ik (2011), Aanmodderfakker (2014) and Hoe het zo kwam dat de Ramenlapper Hoogtevrees Kreeg (2016).

20. Brandon Cronenberg

Director | Antiviral

Brandon Cronenberg is a director and writer, known for Antiviral (2012), eXistenZ (1999) and Dragon (2018).

21. Caleb Landry Jones

Actor | X: First Class

Caleb Landry Jones was born on December 7, 1989 in Garland, Texas, USA as Caleb Jones. He is an actor, known for X: First Class (2011), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) and American Made (2017).

22. Neil Jordan

Writer | The Crying Game

Neil Jordan was born on February 25, 1950 in Sligo, Ireland. He is a writer and producer, known for The Crying Game (1992), Breakfast on Pluto (2005) and Michael Collins (1996). He has been married to Brenda Rawn since June 30, 2004. They have two children. He was previously married to Vivienne ...

23. Brian De Palma

Director | Dressed to Kill

Brian De Palma is the son of a surgeon. He studied physics but at the same time felt his dedication for the movies and made some short films. After seven independent productions he had his first success with Sisters (1972) and his voyeuristic style. Restlessly he worked on big projects with the ...

24. Rachel McAdams

Actress | The Notebook

Rachel Anne McAdams was born on November 17, 1978 in London, Ontario, Canada, to Sandra Kay (Gale), a nurse, and Lance Frederick McAdams, a truck driver and furniture mover. She is of English, Welsh, Irish, and Scottish descent. Rachel became involved with acting as a teenager and by the age of 13 ...

25. Matteo Garrone

Director | Gomorra

Matteo Garrone was born in Rome in 1968. He is the son of a theatre critic, Nico Garrone, and a photographer. In 1996 he won the Sacher d'Oro, an award sponsored by Nanni Moretti, with the short film Silhouette (1996), that became one of the three episodes of his first feature film Terra di mezzo (...

26. Asghar Farhadi

Writer | Darbareye Elly

Asghar Farhadi was born in 1972 in Iran. He became interested in cinema in his teenage years and started his filmmaking education by joining the Youth Cinema Society of Esfahan in 1986 where he made 8mm and 16mm short films. He received his Bachelors in Theater from University of Tehran's School of...

27. Liza Johnson

Director | Return

Liza Johnson is a director and producer, known for Return (2011), In the Air (2009) and Hateship Loveship (2013).

28. Kristen Wiig

Actress | Bridesmaids

Kristen Carroll Wiig was born on August 22, 1973 in Canandaigua, New York, to Laurie J. (Johnston), an artist, and Jon J. Wiig, a lake marina manager. She is of Norwegian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, English, and Scottish descent. The family moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, before ...

29. Sami Gayle

Actress | Vampire Academy

Actress Sami Gayle stars as "Nicky Reagan-Boyle" on CBS' cop drama Blue Bloods.

Gayle began her acting career as Baby June in the off-Broadway production of "Gypsy," starring Patti LuPone. She then reprised her role when the production transferred to Broadway shortly thereafter. Gayle later ...

30. Alexandre Aja

Director | Haute tension

Alexandre Aja was born on August 7, 1978 in Paris, France as Alexandre Jouan Arcady. He is a producer and director, known for High Tension (2003), Piranha 3D (2010) and The Hills Have Eyes (2006). He is married to Laïla Marrakchi.

31. Joe Hill

Writer | Horns

Joseph Hillstrom King or Joe Hill is an American writer born in Hermon, Maine. He is the son of writer Stephen King and Tabitha King. Joe published his first book

  • a collection of horror stories called '20th Century Ghosts' - in
2005: it won the Bram Stoker Award and the British Fantasy Award for ...

32. Daniel Radcliffe

Actor | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born on July 23, 1989 in Fulham, London, England, to casting agent Marcia Gresham (née Jacobson) and literary agent Alan Radcliffe. His father is from a Northern Irish Protestant background, while his mother was born in South Africa, to a Jewish family (from Lithuania, ...

33. 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 ...

34. Manuel Martín Cuenca

Director | Caníbal

Manuel Martín Cuenca was born on November 30, 1964 in Almería, Almería, Andalucía, Spain. He is a director and writer, known for Caníbal (2013), El autor (2017) and La mitad de Óscar (2010).

35. Antonio de la Torre

Actor | Balada triste de trompeta

Antonio de la Torre was born on January 18, 1968 in Málaga, Málaga, Andalucía, Spain as Antonio de la Torre Martín. He is an actor, known for The Last Circus (2010), Grupo 7 (2012) and Caníbal (2013).

36. Olimpia Melinte

Actress | Caníbal

Olimpia Melinte was born in Iasi, Romania, on November 7, 1986. She is an actress, known for Cannibal (2013), My Baby (2013), Seven Acts of Mercy (2011), Killing Time (2012) and Cele ce plutesc (2010).

Born on November 7, 1986, in Iasi, Romania, Olimpia Melinte has always wanted to be an actress. ...

37. Richard Ayoade

Writer | Submarine

Richard Ellef Ayoade was born in Hammersmith, and grew up in Suffolk, in England, the son of a Norwegian mother, Dagny Amalie (Baassuik), and a Nigerian father, Layide Ade Laditi Ayoade. He studied Law at Cambridge university, and followed in the footsteps of British Comedy legends like Monty ...

38. Jesse Eisenberg

Actor | The Social Network

Curly haired and with a fast-talking voice, Jesse Eisenberg is a movie actor, known for his Academy Award nominated role as Mark Zuckerberg in the 2010 film The Social Network. He has also starred in the films The Squid and the Whale, Adventureland, The Education of Charlie Banks, 30 Minutes or ...

39. Mia Wasikowska

Actress | Alice in Wonderland

Mia is an Australian actress, born and raised in the country's capital, Canberra. She is the daughter of photographers Marzena Wasikowska and John Reid. Her mother is Polish and her father is an Australian of British ancestry. She has an older sister, Jess, and a younger brother, Kai. At age eight,...

40. Jean-Marc Vallée

Producer | C.R.A.Z.Y.

Jean-Marc Vallée was born on March 9, 1963 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is a producer and director, known for C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005), Dallas Buyers Club (2013) and Wild (2014).

41. Mariana Chenillo

Director | Cinco días sin Nora

Mariana Chenillo is a director and writer, known for Cinco días sin Nora (2008), Paraíso (2013) and Soy tu fan (2010).

42. Andrés Almeida

Actor | Y tu mamá también

Andrés Almeida is an actor and composer, known for Y Tu Mamá También (2001), Paraíso perdido (2016) and LuTo (2013).

43. Daniela Rincón

Actress | Paraíso

Daniela Rincón is an actress, known for Paraíso (2013) and Noches con Platanito (2013).

44. Atom Egoyan

Director | The Sweet Hereafter

Born in Egypt to Armenian parents, he was raised in Western Canada. Both his parents were painters, and he planned to be a playwright, but after making a short film, he became hooked on telling stories visually. Returned to ethnic "homeland" when he filmed Calendar (1993) in Armenia. Won attention ...

45. Beeban Kidron

Director | Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

She came to prominence with the much lauded adaptation of Jeanette Winterson's autobiographical novel 'Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit'. Since then she's directed feature films, television dramas and documentaries. In 2008, she founded the charity called Filmclub with Lindsay Mackie. It has since ...

46. Denis Villeneuve

Director | Blade Runner 2049

Denis Villeneuve is a French Canadian film director and writer. He was born in 1967, in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada. He started his career as a filmmaker at the National Film Board of Canada. He is best known for his feature films Arrival (2016), Sicario (2015), Prisoners (2013), Enemy (2013), ...

47. John Wells

Producer | The Company Men

John Wells was born on May 28, 1956 in Alexandria, Virginia, USA as John Marcum Wells. He is a producer and writer, known for The Company Men (2010), ER (1994) and The West Wing (1999). He is married to Marilyn Wells. They have two children.

48. Paul Haggis

Writer | Crash

Paul Haggis is the award-winning filmmaker who, in 2006, became the first screenwriter to write two Best Film Oscar winners back-to-back - Million Dollar Baby (2004) directed by Clint Eastwood, and Crash (2004) which he himself directed. For Crash (2004), he won Academy Awards for Best Picture and ...

49. Moran Atias

Actress | The Next Three Days

Moran Atias was born on April 9, 1981 in Haifa, Israel. She is an actress and producer, known for The Next Three Days (2010), Third Person (2013) and Mother of Tears (2007).

50. Adrien Brody

Actor | The Pianist

Adrien Nicholas Brody was born in Woodhaven, Queens, New York, the only child of retired history professor Elliot Brody and Hungarian-born photographer Sylvia Plachy. He accompanied his mother on assignments for the Village Voice, and credits her with making him feel comfortable in front of the ...

51. Abdellah Taia

Director | L'armée du salut

Abdellah Taia is a director and actor, known for Salvation Army (2013), Tarik El Hob (2001) and A Jihad for Love (2007).

52. Thomas Imbach

Producer | Mary Queen of Scots

Thomas Imbach was born on December 19, 1962 in Lucerne, Switzerland. He is a producer and director, known for Mary Queen of Scots (2013), Happiness Is a Warm Gun (2001) and Day Is Done (2011).

53. George MacKay

Actor | Captain Fantastic

George MacKay was born 13 March, 1992 in Hammersmith, London, England, to Kim Baker, a costume designer, and Paul Christopher MacKay, a stage/lighting manager. His father is Australian.

At the age of ten, George was scouted to audition for a role in the family feature, Peter Pan (2003). He quickly ...

54. Saoirse Ronan

Actress | Hanna

Saoirse Una Ronan was born in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, to Irish parents, Monica Ronan (née Brennan) and Paul Ronan, an actor. When Saoirse was three, the family moved back to Dublin, Ireland. Saoirse grew up in Dublin and briefly in Co. Carlow before moving back to Dublin ...

55. Bruce La Bruce

Director | Gerontophilia

Bruce La Bruce was born on January 3, 1964 in Southampton, Ontario, Canada as Justin Stewart. He is a director and writer, known for Gerontophilia (2013) and Otto; or, Up with Dead People (2008).

56. Katie Boland

Actress | Long Story, Short

Katie Boland was born on February 14, 1988 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Katherine Lenora Boland. She is an actress and producer, known for Long Story, Short (2013), The Zack Files (2000) and Sweetieface (2013).

57. Mariana Rondón

Director | Pelo malo

Mariana Rondón is a director and writer, known for Pelo malo (2013), Postales de Leningrado (2007) and A la medianoche y media (1999).

58. Samantha Castillo

Actress | Pelo malo

Samantha Castillo was born in Los Teques, Venezuela. She is a film and theater actress with more than 15 years' experience in the industry. She was recognized as an international actress after perform "Marta" in the film Bad Hair, by Mariana Rondón. This film won "La Concha de Oro" at the San ...

59. Arie Posin

Director | Over My Dead Body

Arie Posin is a director and writer, known for Over My Dead Body (2002), The Chumscrubber (2005) and The Face of Love (2013).

60. Annette Bening

Actress | American Beauty

Annette Carol Bening was born on May 29, 1958 in Topeka, Kansas, the youngest of four children of Shirley (Ashley), a soloist and church singer, and Arnett Grant Bening, an insurance salesman. She is of German and British Isles ancestry. Her family moved to California when she was young, and she ...

61. Scott Haze

Actor | Child of God

Scott Haze was named one of Variety's 10 Actors To Watch For 2013. Since its inception 15 years ago, Variety's "10 Actors to Watch" program has become a key showcase celebrating the finest acting talents from all corners of the globe. Past talented that have been spotlighted include Adrien Brody, ...

62. Adam MacDonald

Director | Backcountry

Adam is an accomplished actor but lately has been steering more towards a career as a Writer/Director with his acclaimed first feature film Backcountry. The film had its world premier at TIFF 2014. Born in Montreal, he now resides in Toronto with his wife. His other directorial works include three ...

63. Anthony Therrien

Actor | Fake Tattoos

Anthony Therrien is an actor, known for Fake Tattoos (2017), Corbo (2014) and Miséricorde (2016).

64. Fab Filippo

Actor | Waydowntown

Fab Filippo was born on November 30, 1973 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Fabrizio Filippo. He is an actor and writer, known for Waydowntown (2000), Billable Hours (2006) and Queer as Folk (2000). He has been married to Robin Payne since 2006.

65. Noah Baumbach

Writer | The Squid and the Whale

Born in Brooklyn in 1969 Noah Baumbach is the son of two film critics, Georgia Brown and Jonathan Baumbach (also a writer). His studies at Vassar College were the subject of his first film (made as he was 26 years old), Kicking and Screaming (1995). His second major picture, made ten years later, ...

66. Amanda Seyfried

Actress | Les Misérables

Amanda Seyfried was born and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to Ann (Sander), an occupational therapist, and Jack Seyfried, a pharmacist. She is of German, and some English and Scottish, ancestry. She began modeling when she was eleven, and acted in high school productions as well as taking ...

67. Naomi Watts

Actress | Mulholland Dr.

Naomi Ellen Watts was born on September 28, 1968 in Shoreham, England, to Myfanwy Edwards "Miv" (Roberts), an antiques dealer and costume/set designer, and Peter Watts (Peter Anthony Watts), the road manager to Pink Floyd. Her maternal grandfather was Welsh. Her father died when Naomi was seven and...

68. Ben Stiller

Producer | Zoolander

Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller was born on November 30, 1965, in New York City, New York, to legendary comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. His father is of Austrian Jewish and Polish Jewish descent, and his mother was of Irish ancestry (she converted to Judaism).

It's not surprising that Ben has ...

69. Adam Driver

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Adam Douglas Driver was born in San Diego, California. His mother, Nancy (Needham) Wright, is a paralegal from Mishawaka, Indiana, and his father, Joe Douglas Driver, who has deep roots in the American South, is from Little Rock, Arkansas. His stepfather is a Baptist minister. His ancestry includes...

70. Richard Gere

Actor | Chicago

Humanitarian and actor Richard Gere was born on August 31, 1949, in Philadelphia, the second of five children of Doris Ann (Tiffany), a homemaker, and Homer George Gere, an insurance salesman, both Mayflower descendants. Richard started early as a musician, playing a number of instruments in high ...

71. Jena Malone

Actress | Contact

Jena Malone was born in Sparks, Nevada, to Deborah Malone and Edward Berge. Her grandfather owned a casino, Karl's Silver Club, in Sparks. She was raised by her mother and her mother's partner. Beginning as a child actress, and then stepping up to roles as a young adult, Malone's career path has ...

72. Colman Domingo

Actor | Lincoln

Colman Domingo lives and works between London and New York. He was educated at Temple University and moved to San Francisco to begin a career on the stage. He is an Olivier and Tony Award nominated actor, GLAAD and Lucille Lortel Award winning playwright. He has worked with notable artists such as ...

73. Oren Moverman

Writer | The Messenger

Oren Moverman was born on July 4, 1966 in Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel. He is a writer and producer, known for The Messenger (2009), Love & Mercy (2014) and Time Out of Mind (2014).

74. Ramin Bahrani

Writer | 99 Homes

Ramin Bahrani was born on March 20, 1975 in North Carolina, USA. He is a writer and director, known for 99 Homes (2014), Man Push Cart (2005) and Chop Shop (2007).

75. Andrew Garfield

Actor | The Social Network

Andrew Russell Garfield was born in Los Angeles, California, to a British-born mother, Lynn (Hillman), and an American-born father, Richard Garfield. When he was three, he moved to Surrey, U.K., with his parents and older brother. He is of English and Polish-Jewish heritage. Andrew was raised in a ...

76. Michael Shannon

Actor | The Shape of Water

Michael Corbett Shannon was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, the son of Geraldine Hine, a lawyer, and Donald Sutherlin Shannon, an accounting professor at DePaul University. His grandfather was entomologist Raymond Corbett Shannon.

Shannon began his professional stage career in Chicago. His ...

77. Laura Dern

Actress | Jurassic Park

Laura Dern was born on February 10, 1967 in Los Angeles, the daughter of actors Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd. Dern was exposed to movie sets and the movie industry from infancy, and obtained several bit parts as a child. Her parents divorced when Dern was two and Dern lost contact with her father for ...

78. Noah Lomax

Actor | Safe Haven

Noah Lomax was born on November 7, 2001 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor, known for Safe Haven (2013), Playing for Keeps (2012) and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015).

79. Daniel Barnz

Director | Cake

Daniel Barnz is a director and writer, known for Cake (2014), Phoebe in Wonderland (2008) and Beastly (2011).

80. Adriana Barraza

Actress | Babel

Adriana Barraza was born on March 5, 1956 in Toluca, Estado de Mexico, Mexico. She is known for her work on Babel (2006), Drag Me to Hell (2009) and Thor (2011). She has been married to Arnaldo Pipke since April 29, 2005. She was previously married to Carlos Valsagna.

81. Richard Glatzer

Writer | Quinceañera

Richard Glatzer was born on January 28, 1952 in Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Quinceañera (2006), Still Alice (2014) and Grief (1993). He was married to Wash Westmoreland. He died on March 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

82. Wash Westmoreland

Director | Still Alice

Hailing from Leeds, England, Westmoreland earned his college degree in Politics at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and soon after moved to America to pursue filmmaking. His most recent film, "Still Alice," starring Julianne Moore, Kristen Stewart, Alec Baldwin and Kate Bosworth, saw Moore ...

84. Denys Arcand

Writer | Les invasions barbares

One of Québec's most politically aware filmmakers, Denys Arcand studied history at Université de Montréal, where he co-directed Seul ou avec d'autres (1962) with Denis Héroux and co-written with Stéphane Venne. He joined the National Film Board (NFB) in 1963, where his feature-length documentary on...

85. Denise Robert

Producer | Les invasions barbares

Denise Robert was born in 1954 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She is a producer, known for The Barbarian Invasions (2003), Le confessionnal (1995) and De père en flic (2009). She is married to Denys Arcand.

86. Éric Bruneau

Actor | Le règne de la beauté

Éric Bruneau is an actor, known for Le règne de la beauté (2014), Laurence Anyways (2012) and Heartbeats (2010).

87. Melanie Merkosky

Actress | Le règne de la beauté

Melanie Merkosky was born as Melanie Joanna Merkosky. She is an actress and producer, known for Le règne de la beauté (2014), Slings and Arrows (2003) and American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile (2006).

88. Yves Jacques

Actor | Les invasions barbares

Yves Jacques was born on May 10, 1956 in Québec, Canada. He is an actor, known for The Barbarian Invasions (2003), Napoléon (2002) and The Decline of the American Empire (1986).

89. Patricia Clarkson

Actress | The Green Mile

This remarkable, one-of-a-kind actress has, since the early 1990s, intrigued film and TV audiences with her glowing, yet careworn eccentricity and old world-styled glamour. Very much in demand these days as a character player, Patricia Clarkson nevertheless continues to avoid the temptation of ...

90. Gaspar Noé

Director | Irréversible

Gaspar Noé was born on December 27, 1963 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is a director and producer, known for Irreversible (2002), Enter the Void (2009) and I Stand Alone (1998).

91. Karl Glusman

Actor | Love

Karl Glusman was born in 1988 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Love (2015), The Neon Demon (2016) and Nocturnal Animals (2016).

92. Bryan Cranston

Actor | Breaking Bad

Bryan Lee Cranston was born on March 7, 1956 in Hollywood, California, to Audrey Peggy Sell, a radio actress, and Joe Cranston, an actor and former amateur boxer. His maternal grandparents were German, and his father was of Irish, German, and Austrian-Jewish ancestry. He was raised partly by his ...

93. John Goodman

Actor | 10 Cloverfield Lane

John Stephen Goodman is a U.S. film, television, and stage actor. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Virginia Roos (Loosmore), a waitress and saleswoman, and Leslie Francis Goodman, a postal worker who died when John was a small child. He is of English, Welsh, and German ancestry. John is best ...

94. Patrick Huard

Actor | Bon Cop, Bad Cop

Patrick Huard is an actor, comedian, filmmaker, author, emcee, director and producer. Having recently celebrated his 20 years in the business and his 40th birthday, he has an impressive record of achievements to his credit. He has appeared in 15 feature films, including La Vie après l'Amour, Nez ...