My Favourite Actors & ACTRESS

by schulzbj586 | created - 25 Feb 2013 | updated - 26 Feb 2013 | Public

ALL FAVORITES

1. Martin Sheen

Actor | The Departed

Multiple Emmy- and Golden Globe-winner Martin Sheen is one of America's most celebrated, colorful, and accomplished actors. Moving flawlessly between artistic mediums, Sheen's acting range is striking.

Sheen was born Ramón Antonio Gerard Estevez in Dayton, Ohio, to Mary-Ann (Phelan), an Irish ...

2. James Franciscus

Actor | Beneath the Planet of the Apes

James Grover Franciscus graduated magna cum laude from Yale University in 1957 with a B.A. in English and theater. His father, John Allen Franciscus, was a pilot killed in action during WWII. His mother was named Loraine (nee Grover) and he had one sibling, a brother named John. Mr. Franciscus is ...

3. Cliff Robertson

Actor | Spider-Man

A serious and talented actor, at his best playing somewhat troubled characters, Cliff Robertson has been a fairly successful leading man through most of his career without ever becoming a major star. Following strong stage and television experience, he made an interesting film debut in a supporting...

4. Mike Farrell

Actor | M*A*S*H

Mike is one of four children. His father, Joe, who died in 1956, was a carpenter at Hollywood studios. Mike attended grammar school with Natalie Wood and Ricky Nelson. He entered the Marines in the 1950s for two years. Later, he attended the University of California at Los Angeles and studied ...

5. Daniel Hugh Kelly

Actor | Star Trek: Insurrection

Daniel Hugh Kelly was born on August 10, 1952 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, the middle of five children. His father was a police officer/detective and his mother was a social worker. He received his B.A. from St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania and pursued his M.F.A. on a full scholarship at ...

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6. Faye Grant

Actress | My Best Friend's Girl

Faye Grant was born in St. Clair Shores, Michigan, in 1957, and was involved in theater as a teenager. She left home at 18, hitchhiking throughout Mexico, the U.S., and Canada. After living in Mexico City, where she did Spanish commercials, she moved to Los Angeles. She played the role of Rhonda on ...

7. Connie Stevens

Actress | Grease 2

Connie Stevens was born Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia in Brooklyn, New York City, the daughter of Eleanor McGinley, a singer, and Teddy Stevens (born Peter Ingoglia), a musician. Her father was of Italian/Sicilian descent and her mother was of half Irish and half Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry. Connie ...

8. Randolph Mantooth

Actor | Emergency!

Randolph Mantooth definitely fit the bill when he made a bankable name for himself in the TV medical series Emergency! (1972) as strong but sensitive paramedic/firefighter "John Gage". Tall, dark and quite handsome, he is of Seminole Indian heritage, born in Sacramento, California, one of four ...

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9. Chuck Aber

Actor | The Silence of the Lambs

Chuck Aber was born on April 22, 1945. He is an actor, known for The Silence of the Lambs (1991), She's Out of My League (2010) and Creepshow (1982).

10. Betty Aberlin

Actress | MisteRogers' Neighborhood

Betty Aberlin was born on December 30, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA as Betty Kay Ageloff. She is an actress, known for Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968), Jersey Girl (2004) and Dogma (1999).

11. Maxine Miller

Actress | Love Happens

Maxine Miller was born in 1928 in Minnedosa, Manitoba, Canada. She is known for her work on Love Happens (2009), Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010) and Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation (1986). She was previously married to John Gerrard.

12. Barbara Crampton

Actress | You're Next

Barbara Crampton was born on December 27, 1958 in Levittown, New York. Growing up in Vermont, she spent the majority of her childhood summers traveling the country with a roadside carnival that her father worked for. Crampton began acting in school plays in seventh grade and subsequently studied ...

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13. Michelle Pfeiffer

Actress | One Fine Day

Michelle Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, California, to Donna Jean (Taverna) and Richard Pfeiffer, a heating and air-conditioning contractor. She has an older brother and two younger sisters - Dedee Pfeiffer and Lori Pfeiffer, who both dabbled in acting and modeling but decided against making it ...

14. Susan Seaforth Hayes

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Susan Seaforth Hayes, the American actress best known for her six-decade-long stint on the Days of Our Lives (1965), was born Susan Seabold on July 11, 1943 in Oakland, California. She was the daughter of the actress and writer, Elizabeth Harrower. She made her debut on the Cavalcade of America (...

15. Angela Lansbury

Actress | The Manchurian Candidate

British character actress, long in the United States. The daughter of an actress and the granddaughter of a high-ranking politician, Lansbury studied acting from her youth, departing for the United States as the Second World War began. She was contracted by MGM while still a teenager and nominated ...

16. Carole Cook

Actress | Sixteen Candles

Actress Carole Cook showed a knack for comic timing from early on, so much so that the legendary Lucille Ball took her on as a protégée. Cook would make many appearances on Ball's TV shows The Lucy Show (1962) and Here's Lucy (1968), as well as other shows like Magnum, P.I. (1980), Dynasty (1981), ...

17. Bert Rosario

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Bert Rosario is known for his work on Get the Gringo (2012), The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992) and Remington Steele (1982).

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18. Teri Hatcher

Actress | Desperate Housewives

Teri Lynn Hatcher was born in Palo Alto, California, the only child of Esther (Beshur), a computer programmer, and Owen Walker Hatcher, Jr., a nuclear physicist and electrical engineer. She has Syrian (from her immigrant maternal grandfather), Irish, English, and Czech ancestry. Teri grew up in ...

MACGYVER

19. Roy Thinnes

Actor | Airport 1975

Roy was born on April 6, 1938, in Chicago, Illinois. During his formative years, he had wanted to become a doctor or football player - or, if one wants to believe his early press releases, both. He started in show business at a radio station, where he did everything: engineering, DJ shows, news and...

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20. Adrienne Barbeau

Actress | Escape from New York

Adrienne Jo Barbeau is an American actress and author best known for her roles on the TV series Maude (1972) and in horror films, especially those directed by John Carpenter, with whom she was once married. She was born on June 11, 1945 in Sacramento, California, the daughter of an executive for ...

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21. Linda Kelsey

Actress | Lou Grant

Linda Kelsey was born on July 28, 1946 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Linda Jean Kelsey. She is an actress, known for Lou Grant (1977), Day by Day (1988) and Eleanor and Franklin (1976). She has been married to Glenn Strand since May 20, 1979. They have two children. She was previously married ...

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22. Julie Adams

Actress | Creature from the Black Lagoon

Born in Iowa, Betty May Adams grew up in Arkansas and made her acting debut in a third grade play, "Hansel and Gretel". When she grew up and decided to become an actress, she moved to California, where she worked three days a week as a secretary (to support herself) and spent the remainder of her ...

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23. Susan Oliver

Actress | Star Trek

A fascinating aura of mystery seemed to surround the characters portrayed by blue-eyed blonde actress Susan Oliver, whose trademark high cheekbones, rosebud lips and heart-shaped face kept audiences intrigued for nearly three decades. While her career didn't play out as well as it should have, she ...

24. John Astin

Actor | The Frighteners

Dark haired, usually mustachioed US actor with a cheeky grin who achieved pop culture status through his portrayal of the kooky patriarch "Gomez Addams" in the hit TV series The Addams Family (1964), John Astin was born March 30, 1930, in Baltimore, MD. He attended Johns Hopkins University and ...

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25. Eve Plumb

Actress | The Brady Bunch

Eve Plumb, the actress and painter most famous for playing the role of Jan on The Brady Bunch (1969), began acting professionally in 1966, appearing in TV commercials. The child actor began getting parts on series television in 1967.

Her place in TV history was cemented when she landed the role of ...

26. Mackenzie Astin

Actor | The Magicians

Mackenzie Astin was born on May 12, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Mackenzie Alexander Astin. He is an actor, known for The Magicians (2015), Scandal (2012) and Iron Will (1994). He has been married to Jennifer Bautz since April 11, 2011.

27. Lisa Whelchel

Actress | The Facts of Life

Lisa Whelchel was born in Littlefield, Texas, USA on Wednesday, May 29, 1963. She is the daughter of James "Jimmy" and Virginia "Genny" Whelchel. Her parents divorced in 1981 and her mother married Roy Coleman in 1983. She has a younger brother, James (Cody) Whelchel, and a younger half-brother, ...

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28. James Darren

Actor | The Guns of Navarone

Tall, good-looking James Darren was a student of acting coach Stella Adler and made his name in the 1950s in a series of teenage-themed films. A better actor than most of his contemporary teenage heartthrobs, he nevertheless found it difficult to escape the teen-idol image he got in pictures like ...

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29. Cree Summer

Actress | Atlantis: The Lost Empire

Cree Summer was born on July 7, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Cree Summer Francks. She is known for her work on Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001), Clifford the Big Red Dog (2000) and The Care Bears Movie (1985). She is married to Angelo Pullens. They have two children.

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30. George DelHoyo

Actor | Rango

George DelHoyo was born on November 23, 1953 in Canelones, Uruguay. He is an actor, known for Rango (2011), VR.5 (1995) and Galactica 1980 (1980). He has been married to Deborah May since August 27, 1983. They have two children.

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31. Stefanie Powers

Actress | McLintock!

Stefanie Powers, a graduate of Hollywood High, is a veteran of over 200 television appearances as well as the star of ABC's '80s hit Hart to Hart (1979). At the early age of 15, Stefanie was signed to a movie deal with Columbia Pictures and labeled as one of the brightest up-and-coming stars in ...

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32. Drake Hogestyn

Actor | Days of Our Lives

Drake Hogestyn was born on September 29, 1953 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA as Donald Drake Hogestyn. He is an actor, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982) and Otherworld (1985). He has been married to Victoria Post since December 31, 1986. They have four children.