Best Showbiz Namesby Brakathor | created - 17 Jan 2017 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
Actor | Mary Poppins
Dick Van Dyke was born Richard Wayne Van Dyke in West Plains, Missouri, to Hazel Victoria (McCord), a stenographer, and Loren Wayne Van Dyke, a salesman. His younger brother is entertainer Jerry Van Dyke. His ancestry includes English, Scottish, German, Swiss-German, and Dutch. Although he'd had ...
Actress | Foyle's War
Honeysuckle Weeks was born on August 1, 1979 in Cardiff, Wales as Honeysuckle Susan Weeks. She is an actress, known for Foyle's War (2002), The Wicker Tree (2011) and The Five (2016). She has been married to Lorne Stormonth-Darling since July 2007. They have one child.
11. Courteney Cox
Actress | Friends
Courteney Cox was born on June 15th, 1964 in Birmingham, Alabama, into an affluent Southern family. She is the daughter of Courteney (Bass) and Richard Lewis Cox (1930-2001), a businessman. She was the baby of the family with two older sisters (Virginia and Dottie) and an older brother, Richard, Jr...
14. Mary Mouser
Mary Mouser was born on May 9, 1996 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA as Mary Matilyn Mouser. She is known for her work on Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014), Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005) and Son of the Mask (2005).
15. Kate Micucci
Actress | When in Rome
Kate Micucci was born in New Jersey and spent most of her school years in Pennsylvania. As a kid, she focused on playing outside in the woods and playing classical piano. In college, she majored in art, focusing on painting and making puppets. She received an A.A. in Fine Arts from Keystone College.
16. Bill Fagerbakke
Actor | SpongeBob SquarePants
Bill Fagerbakke was born on October 4, 1957 in Fontana, California, USA as William Mark Fagerbakke. He is an actor, known for SpongeBob SquarePants (1999), The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015) and The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004). He has been married to Catherine McClenahan since ...
17. Tandi Tugwell
Actress | Black Water
Tandi Tugwell began her acting career at age ten in local theatrical productions. She earned equity in theater in Dallas Texas and then moved to Los Angeles CA in 2014. She joined SAG/AFTRA in 2016 and has performed in the following feature films; Altitude with Denise Richards, Andover with ...
18. Bente Fokkens
Actress | Schone handen
Bente Fokkens is a Dutch actress and musician. She is known for her performance in the first season of 'The Voice of Holland Kids' in 2011. She writes her own music and plays the guitar and piano.
She attended cultural educated high school and will finish this in 2018.
In 2014 she played her first ...
19. Claire Coffee
Actress | Grimm
Claire graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with a degree in Theater. She began performing on stage at age 5 in The Mountain Play Theater Company's production of "The King and I" in Mill Valley, CA. She continued acting extensively on stage before moving to Los Angeles after...
21. Sandy Tung
Director | Alice Upside Down
Sandy Tung is an American independent film director, writer and producer. He was born on Staten Island, New York. He received an MFA in film making from New York University.
Tung was also the first director of Asian American descent to receive the prestigious Directors Guild of America Award for his...
22. Abbey Hoes
Actress | Petticoat
Emily Abigail Ashley Hoes was born on May 20th, 1994 in the city of Rotterdam. At the age of 10 she started taking singing, dancing and acting lessons at the Hofplein Children's theatre. After a couple of auditions for musical-theater she discovered that acting instead of singing was where her ...
Actress | Mystic River
Marcia Gay Harden was born on August 14, 1959, in La Jolla, California, the third of five children. Her mother, Beverly (Bushfield), was a homemaker, and her father, Thad Harold Harden, was in the military. The family relocated often -- she first became interested in the theatre when the family was...
24. Suki Waterhouse
Actress | Insurgent
Alice Suki Waterhouse (born 5 January 1992) is an English actress, model and entrepreneur.
She was born in Hammersmith, London and was raised in Chiswick, London, the daughter of Elizabeth, a cancer care nurse, and Norman Waterhouse, a plastic surgeon. She has a brother named Charlie, and two ...
26. Lilia Cuntapay
Lilia Cuntapay was born on January 3, 1935 in Tuguegarao, Cagayan, Philippines. She was an actress, known for Six Degrees of Separation from Lilia Cuntapay (2011), Brokedown Palace (1999) and Dugo ng birhen: El kapitan (1999). She died on August 20, 2016 in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.
30. Eunice Gayson
Actress | Dr. No
Eunice Gayson was an English actress best known for playing Sylvia Trench, James Bond's girlfriend in the first two Bond films (Dr. No and From Russia with Love). Originally, Gayson was to be cast as Miss Moneypenny, but that part went to Lois Maxwell instead.
Gayson was originally to have been a ...
31. Tab Hunter
Actor | Damn Yankees
Dreamy Tab Hunter stood out in film history as one of the hottest teen idols of the 1950s era. With blond, tanned, surfer-boy good looks, he was artificially groomed and nicknamed "The Sigh Guy" by the Hollywood studio system, yet managed to continue his career long after his "golden boy" prime.
37. Odd Borg
Assistant_director | Elskere
Odd Borg was born on May 26, 1931 in Oslo, Norway as Odd Carl Arthur Borg. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Elskere (1963), Kvinnens plass (1956) and Operasjon sjøsprøyt (1964). He was married to Anne Borg. He died on November 13, 1965 in Oslo.
Actor | BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
Gaylord Cavallaro was born on August 28, 1920 in Catanzaro, Calabria, Italy as Mariano Cavallaro. He was an actor, known for BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), Floods of Fear (1958) and Pickup Alley (1957). He was married to Joanna Busby. He died on June 29, 1998 in Gaithersberg, Maryland, USA.
44. Brigitte Horney
Actress | Jakob und Adele
Brigitte Horney was born on March 29, 1911 in Dahlem, Germany. She was an actress, known for Jakob und Adele (1982), The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1943) and Liebe, Tod und Teufel (1934). She was married to Hanns Swarzenski and Konstantin Irmen-Tschet. She died on July 27, 1988 in Hamburg, ...
46. Spring Byington
Actress | You Can't Take It with You
The possessor of one of Hollywood's gentlest faces and warmest voices, and about as sweet as Tupelo honey both on-and-off camera, character actress Spring Byington was seldom called upon to play callous or unsympathetic (she did once play a half-crazed housekeeper in Dragonwyck (1946)). Although ...
55. Jack Black
Actor | The School of Rock
Jack Black was born Thomas Jacob Black in Santa Monica, California, to Judith Love (Cohen) and Thomas William Black, both satellite engineers. He is of British-German (father) and Russian Jewish (mother) ancestry. Black attended the University of California at Los Angeles. While at UCLA, he was a ...
56. Kirby Dick
Director | The Invisible War
Kirby Dick is a two time Emmy-award winning and two-time Academy award-nominated documentary film director. His most recent film, The Hunting Ground (2015), a monumental exposé about sexual assault on college campuses, premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, was released by Radius/The ...
57. Minnie Driver
Actress | Good Will Hunting
Amelia Fiona J. Driver was born January 31, 1970 in Finsbury Park, London. Her mother, Gaynor Churchward (née Millington), was a designer and former couture model, and her father, Charles Ronald "Ronnie" Driver, was a businessman. She has a sister, Kate Driver, who is a model and a producer. ...
58. Kali Money
Actress | Wishin' and Hopin'
Kali Money was born in New London Connecticut on January 16, 1997, and grew up in a small town nearby. She grew up doing a lot of background work in films like Grownups, 27 Dresses, and a few small horror films. She currently attends University of Connecticut. She lives with her mother, Corina, ...
65. Armie Hammer
Actor | The Social Network
Armand Douglas Hammer was born in Los Angeles, California, to Dru Ann (Mobley) and Michael Armand Hammer, a businessman. His great-grandfather, Armand Hammer, was a prominent tycoon and philanthropist who ran the company Occidental Petroleum for many decades. Armie's ancestry includes ...
67. Sadie Sink
Actress | Stranger Things
Sadie Sink is an actress, best known for her role as Suzanne Ballard on Odyssey (2015), Kimberly on The Bleeder (2016) and Lori on The Glass Castle (2017). It has recently been announced that Sink has been cast in the highly coveted role of 'Max' for season 2 of Stranger Things (2017). Sadie also ...
Actress | Is My Face Red?
Helen Twelvetrees was born Helen Marie Jurgens in Brooklyn, New York on December 25, 1908. Her interest in the theatricals was apparent at an early age. After graduating from high school. Helen embarked on a stage career. She participated in a number of plays in New York City, but gravitated toward...