Sci-Fi/Fantasy/YA-Dystopian-Sounding-Ass Namesby tiheimbaugh | created - 02 Jan 2017 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
People who sound like they could be Jedi Council members, Hogwarts faculty, Hunger Games participants, tertiary Game of Thrones characters, etc. etc. based solely on their names.
Actor | Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
It's hardly surprising that the son of renowned Russian-born concert violinist Efrem Zimbalist Sr. (1889-1985) and Romanian-born opera singer Alma Gluck (1884-1938) would desire a performing career of some kind. Born in New York City on November 30, 1918, surrounded by people of wealth and privilege...
Actress | Terminator Salvation
Moon Bloodgood was born on September 20, 1975 in Alliance, Nebraska, USA as Korinna Moon Bloodgood. She is known for her work on Terminator Salvation (2009), Faster (2010) and Eight Below (2006). She has been married to Grady Hall since August 2011. They have two children.
4. Nolan North
Nolan North was born on October 31, 1970 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Nolan Ramsay North. He is known for his work on Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection (2015), Con Man (2015) and Pretty Little Liars (2010). He has been married to Jill Murray since June 4, 1999. They have two children.
Producer | Super Size Me
Morgan Spurlock was born on November 7, 1970 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA as Morgan Valentine Spurlock. He is a producer and writer, known for Super Size Me (2004), The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011) and Mansome (2012). He has been married to Sara Bernstein since May 2, 2016. He was ...
Undoubtedly the woman who had come to epitomize what we recognize today as "celebrity", Zsa Zsa Gabor, is better known for her many marriages, personal appearances, her "dahlink" catchphrase, her actions, life gossip, and quotations on men, rather than her film career.
Zsa Zsa Gabor was born Sári ...
Actor | Prison Break
Wentworth Miller is a compelling and critically acclaimed actor whose credits span both television and feature film.
Wentworth Earl Miller III was born June 2, 1972 in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, to American parents, Joy Marie (Palm), a special education teacher, and Wentworth Earl Miller...
9. Gale Storm
Actress | Between Midnight and Dawn
Born with the drab, unlikely name of Josephine Cottle on April 5, 1922, this pleasantly appealing, Texas-born, auburn-haired beauty was only seventeen months old when her father William passed away. The family moved from Bloomington (her home town) to McDade (between Austin and Houston) where her ...
17. Roosevelt Grier
Soundtrack | Half Nelson
Former star player with the Los Angeles Rams during the 1960s, this impressively built African-American athlete broke into acting via appearances in TV shows including The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964), The Wild Wild West (1965) and I Dream of Jeannie (1965).
Grier received positive reviews for his ...
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 ...
19. Eddie Redmayne
Actor | Les Misérables
British actor Eddie Redmayne is the first, and thus far only, millennial male to have won an acting Oscar (for The Theory of Everything (2014)).
Edward John David Redmayne was born and raised in London, England, the son of Patricia (Burke) and Richard Charles Tunstall Redmayne, a businessman. His ...
20. Forest Whitaker
Actor | The Last King of Scotland
Forest Steven Whitaker has packaged a king-size talent into his hulking 6' 2", 220 lb. frame. He won an Academy Award for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the film The Last King of Scotland (2006), and has also won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA. He is the fourth African-American male to...
21. Elisha Cuthbert
Actress | The Girl Next Door
Elisha Ann Cuthbert (born November 30, 1982) is a Canadian actress and model. She became internationally known for playing Kim Bauer in the series 24 (2001); Danielle in the teen comedy film The Girl Next Door (2004) and Carly Jones in the 2005 in of House of Wax (2005). She was voted the sexiest ...
Actor | The Imitation Game
Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born and raised in London, England. His parents, Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton (Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch), are both actors. He is a grandson of submarine commander Henry Carlton Cumberbatch, and a great-grandson of diplomat Henry Arnold ...
23. Oona Chaplin
Actress | The Longest Ride
Oona Chaplin is a Spanish actress. Her mother is Geraldine Chaplin. She is also the granddaughter of English film actor Charlie Chaplin, and great-granddaughter of American playwright Eugene O'Neill. She is best known for playing Talisa Maegyr in the HBO TV series Game of Thrones and Zilpha Geary ...
24. Oona Yaffe
Actress | Sleepy Hollow
Oona Yaffe is an American actor. The possibility of working as a professional actor opened for her after she appeared as a contestant on the second season of MasterChef Junior, a reality TV show. She remains serious about cooking having interned in some restaurants and hosting a few charity dinners...
25. Ivanka Trump
Self | Born Rich
Ivanka Trump was born on October 30, 1981 in New York City, New York, USA as Ivana Marie Trump. She is known for her work on Born Rich (2003), Gossip Girl (2007) and The Apprentice (2004). She has been married to Jared Kushner since October 25, 2009. They have three children.
26. Rosamund Pike
Actress | Gone Girl
Born on January 27, 1979 in London, England, actress Rosamund Mary Elizabeth Pike is the only child of a classical violinist mother, Caroline (Friend), and an opera singer father, Julian Pike. Due to her parents' work, she spent her early childhood traveling around Europe. Pike attended Badminton ...
27. Ruby Rose
Actress | Orange Is the New Black
Ruby Rose Langenheim (born 20 March 1986), better known as Ruby Rose, is an Australian model, DJ, boxer, recording artist, actress, television presenter, and MTV VJ. Rose emerged in the media spotlight as a presenter on MTV Australia, followed by several high-profile modelling gigs, notably as the ...
29. Steffan Argus
Actor | The Gifted
Steffan Argus has been a professional actor, singer-songwriter, musician, performer from age 10. Starting out in musical theatre, he was soon cast as one of five members of an international Billboard chart-topping multi-million dollar children's music franchise. He recorded albums, filmed music ...
30. Thomas Turgoose
Actor | This Is England
Turgoose is from Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire. He attended Wintringham School of the same town whilst filming This Is England (2006) and The The Innocence Project (2006)
Turgoose's mother Sharon died in 2005; This Is England is dedicated to her memory.
He has three older brothers, Karl 22, Mathew...
31. Nestor Carbonell
Actor | The Dark Knight
He is most often recognized for his integral role in the series "Lost" as Richard Alpert, as well as his turn as Mayor Anthony Garcia opposite Gary Oldman in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight". He reprised his role as the Mayor in the box-office hit "The Dark Knight Rises".
Nestor can be seen ...
32. Thad Luckinbill
Actor | Just Married
Thad Luckinbill was born on April 24, 1975 in Enid, Oklahoma, USA as Thaddeus Rowe Luckinbill. He is an actor and producer, known for Just Married (2003), Sicario (2015) and La La Land (2016). He has been married to Amelia Heinle since March 3, 2007. They have two children.
33. Odette Annable
Actress | Cloverfield
Odette Annable was born Odette Juliette Yustman on 10 May, 1985, in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Lydia Yustman née Nodarse, is Cuban, and her father, Victor Oscar Yustman, was born in Bogotá, Colombia, of French and Italian descent. Odette started her career with a minor role in the movie ...
35. Morena Baccarin
Actress | Deadpool
Morena Baccarin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to actress Vera Setta and journalist Fernando Baccarin. Her uncle was actor Ivan Setta. Morena has Italian and Brazilian Portuguese ancestry. She moved to New York at the age of 10, when her father was transferred there. She attended the LaGuardia...
36. Rune Temte
Actor | Captain Marvel
From a fierce character in "Captain Marvel" to the ultimate Viking warlord "UBBA" in "The Last Kingdom" Rune Temte has made a strong impression by playing rogues, villains and all-around bad asses, often with a twinkle in the Eye. A natural at portraying complex charismatic heavies, the classically...
37. Yael Stone
Actress | Orange Is the New Black
In 2013, Australian New York City resident Yael Stone portrayed inmate 'Lorna Morello' in Orange Is the New Black.
Yael graduated from NIDA. From a young age, Yael has been lucky enough to work with Australia's premiere storytellers, luminaries of performance and visionaries behind the scenes in ...
38. Musetta Vander
Actress | Mortal Kombat: Annihilation
A Dutch South African, Musetta Vander was raised without that most basic of modern conveniences--television! Radio programming, childhood books and weekend trips to the drive-in introduced her to the magical world of movies. It was not until the mid-'70s that South Africa finally got television, ...
Actress | Shades of Blue
Born in the beach city of Manhattan Beach and raised in Redondo Beach, Californian, Vanessa has the movie business in her blood. Her great grandmother was a silent movie actress and writer but her interest in performing & acting is all her own.
Vanessa attended the University of California Los ...
Director | Never Goin' Back
Augustine Frizzell is a filmmaker and actress, born in Garland, Texas. She grew up across many southern states, thanks to her father, who was a musician. Augustine began acting in high school and soon after, discovered a love for writing and directing. She is the granddaughter of country music ...
41. Cellin Gluck
Director | Sugihara Chiune
Cellin Gluck is a director known for Persona Non Grata (2015), Oba The Last Samurai (2011), Sideways - aka Saidoweizu (2009) and Lorelei (2005) .As an assistant director/production manager he is known for Godzilla (2014), Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), Transformers (2007), Remember the Titans (2000) ...
Actress | Project Almanac
Sofia Black-D'Elia grew up in northern New Jersey with her parents and older brother, Kyle. Her mother is of Russian Jewish descent and her father is of Italian ancestry. Prior to graduating Clifton High School, Sofia booked her first role in All My Children and discovered an affinity for acting. ...
46. Morgan Fairchild
Actress | Friends
This elegant lady defined the television version of the rich, sophisticated businesswoman who knows what she wants, and will do whatever it takes to get it. She was born Patsy Ann McClenny on February 3, 1950 in Dallas, Texas. She began acting as a child, when her mother enrolled her in drama ...
Actress | La vie d'Adèle
Adèle Exarchopoulos is a French actress with partially Greek roots (her grandfather was Greek). She was born in Paris, France. Her mother, Marina (Niquet), is a nurse, and her father, Didier Exarchopoulos, is a guitarist. At the age of 9 she started acting and watching movies. As she said on the ...
49. Slade Smiley
Producer | Skywitness
Long before Slade Smiley became a resident of the OC and an original cast member of Bravo TV's "The Real Housewives of Orange County", Slade discovered he had a love for entertainment in his native town of Anchorage, Alaska. Slade joined a local performing choir at age 13 and furthered his interest...
52. Asia Argento
Actress | Land of the Dead
Asia Argento was born in Rome, Italy, into a family of actors and filmmakers, both occupations which she has herself pursued. She made her debut when she was only nine years old in Sergio Citti's Sogni e bisogni (1985). In 1988 she had the leading role in Cristina Comencini's first film, Zoo (1988)...
54. Angus Scrimm
Actor | Phantasm
The evil screen villain Angus Scrimm, most famous as "The Tall Man" in Don Coscarelli's Phantasm (1979) and its sequels, grew up in Kansas City, but in his teens moved to California and studied drama at USC under William C. de Mille (brother of Cecil B. DeMille). His film debut came as another "...
58. Taran Killam
Actor | Killing Gunther
Taran Killam was born on April 1, 1982 in Culver City, California, USA as Taran Hourie Killam. He is an actor, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), The Heat (2013) and 12 Years a Slave (2013). He has been married to Cobie Smulders, since September 8, 2012. They have two children.
60. Maximus Verso
Actor | Future Man
Maximus Verso is an actor, known for Future Man (2017), Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. (2018) and Fashion Feline: The Movie (2016).
61. River Phoenix
Actor | My Own Private Idaho
River Phoenix was born River Jude Bottom in Madras, Oregon. His mother, Arlyn (Dunetz), a Bronx-born secretary, and his father, John Bottom, a carpenter, met in California in 1968. They worked as itinerant fruit pickers, and later joined the Children of God religious group (John was originally ...
62. Rain Phoenix
Actress | Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
Rain Phoenix is the second child and first daughter born to Arlyn and John Bottom. At a young age, she and her brother River were singing on the streets of South America for money for their growing family. As the years carried on, Rain became a big sister to brother, Joaquin, and sister, Liberty. ...
63. Linus Roache
Actor | Batman Begins
Linus Roache began his acting career with a two-week appearance as a young Barlow on Coronation Street (1960) at the age of 11. He also played a boy with the bubonic plague in The Onedin Line (1971). He spent much of the next two decades on stage. In 1986 he had brief appearances in a few films, ...
64. Edward Furlong
Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Edward Walter Furlong was born in Glendale, California. His mother, Eleanor (Tafoya), is from a Mexican family, and worked at a youth center. Furlong had no acting ambitions until he was approached by casting agent Mali Finn, who was looking for a young actor to play the role of John Connor in what...
65. Caillou Pettis
Director | FalconCast
Caillou Isiah Joseph Pettis was born on June 28, 2000 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. At the young age of nine years old, Caillou became very intrigued in the entertainment industry watching television shows, movies, and cartoons. Caillou first pursued his acting career at the age of twelve by ...
66. Prunella Scales
Actress | Fawlty Towers
Prunella Scales was born on June 22, 1932 in Sutton Abinger, Surrey, England as Prunella Margaret Rumney Illingworth. She is an actress, known for Fawlty Towers (1975), Howards End (1992) and An Awfully Big Adventure (1995). She has been married to Timothy West since October 1963. They have two ...
67. Galyn Görg
Actress | RoboCop 2
Galyn Görg was born in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Gwyndolin Lee Görg, (African-American, Choctaw, Blackfoot, Irish) a writer, storyteller and educator. Her Father, Alan Kent Görg (German-American) film-maker, writer and educator. Galyn has one brother, Carter, and three sisters, Gentry, ...
68. Uriah Shelton
Actor | The Glades
Uriah was born on March 10, 1997 in Dallas, Texas. One month later his family moved him to Magnolia Springs, Alabama, a small river community about 40 miles south of Mobile.
Growing up, Uriah pursued interests in martial arts, piano, and soccer. At the age of 7, he took a modeling class with his ...
69. Elias Toufexis
Actor | Assassin's Creed Odyssey
Elias Toufexis has become an actor with a fan base and cult following around the world.
He has played dozens of major characters on television in shows like. Bitten, Lost Girl, Alphas, Stargate Atlantis, Smallville, Eureka, Houdini & Doyle and particularly memorable characters on Supernatural and ...
70. Shane Black
Writer | Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Considered one of the pioneer screenwriters of the action genre, Black made his mark with his Lethal Weapon (1987) screenplay. He also collaborated on the story of the sequel, Lethal Weapon 2 (1989). Each successive script he turned in had a higher price attached it, from The Last Boy Scout (1991) ...
71. Justice Leak
Actor | The Vampire Diaries
Justice Leak was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama. His father, George, a former police officer, named his daughter, Liberty and son, Justice after vowing to do so while a young soldier in Vietnam. "My Dad said if he made it back home, he'd give us these names after his love for his country."
73. Heather Locklear
Actress | Melrose Place
Heather Locklear was born on September 25, 1961 in Westwood, California, USA as Heather Deen Locklear. She is an actress and producer, known for Melrose Place (1992), The Perfect Man (2005) and Money Talks (1997). She was previously married to Richie Sambora and Tommy Lee.
Actor | Band of Brothers
Peter is the son of an American mother and English father. He was brought up for the first few years in Botswana before moving to the USA where his father attended Indiana University to train as an opera singer. After his parents divorced in 1981 he lived in Tennessee with his mother but later ...
78. Robert Wisdom
Actor | The Dark Knight Rises
Robert Wisdom graces each of his diverse screen roles with a powerful, profound and cool presence-- from his commercial hits to his bold and proactive performances in a variety of new features. He starred on HBO's The Wire, generating wide critical praise. Wisdom appeared in The Hawk is Dying at ...
79. Delroy Lindo
Actor | Get Shorty
On the stage and on the big screen, Delroy Lindo projects a powerful presence that is almost impossible to ignore. Alhough it was not his first film role, his portrayal of the bipolar numbers boss West Indian Archie in Spike Lee's Malcolm X (1992) is what first attracted attention to Lindo's ...
81. Liberty Phoenix
Actress | Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Liberty Phoenix was born on July 5, 1976 in Caracas, Venezuela as Libertad Mariposa Phoenix. She is an actress, known for Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982) and Kate's Secret (1986). She is married to Andy Lord. She was previously married to Ernesto Asch.
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...
Director | I, Anna
Barnaby Southcombe studied French and History of Art at University College London where he became involved in theatre. Upon graduation he directed an adaptation of Harold Pinter's 'Betrayal' at the Studio des Champs Elysées in Paris.
He then participated in the NYU S.C.E film program where he wrote ...
85. Barnaby Falls
Actor | Ride
Barnaby was born into a working class family, his parents both having a background in music and entertainment. His mother, an ice show performer, and his father a musician performer and teacher, both influenced his interest in the performing, musical, and martial arts.
He lived and worked in Germany...
Actress | 2:Hrs
Andromeda is a British-born but American-raised actress who has appeared in numerous feature films including Hallows Eve and The Cutting Room for which she earned the recognition of "one to watch out for". In her pursuit of truth she trains weekly with the Anthony Meindl Actors Workshop in London. ...
87. Liana Liberato
Actress | If I Stay
Liana Liberato is an actress born in Galveston, Texas. She's been working professionally since she was 9 years old. Most notably known for her roles in Trust, Best of Me, If I Stay, and To the Bone. At 14 she won the Silver Hugo Award Best Actress at the Chicago International Film Festival for her ...
89. Odessa Feaster
Actress | Snitch
Odessa Feaster, born Odessa Williams is known for her roles in Now You See Me, Breakout Kings, Moms Night Out and Snitch. Odessa is the youngest born of 6 to Rev. Moses and Fannie Williams. As the youngest of 6, Odessa developed a strong, and outgoing personality very early in her life. Her ability...
90. Victoria Justice
Actress | Victorious
Victoria Justice is an American actress and singer. She was born on February 19, 1993 in Hollywood, Florida, USA. She is the daughter of Serene Reed and Zack Justice. Her mother has Puerto Rican ancestry, while her father is of English, German, and Irish descent. She has a younger half-sister, ...
91. Bella Heathcote
Actress | The Neon Demon
Born Isabella, "Bella" Heathcote is an actress from Australia. Her first roles include playing "Amanda Fowler" on the Australian television soap opera, Neighbours (1985), for which she is best known. She was a recipient of a Heath Ledger Scholarship in May 2010. Tim Burton cast Heathcote as "...
92. April Eden
Born in Muskegon Michigan the second oldest of 6 children. April is an active space advocate, videographer and live science show presenter for Griffith Observatory in Hollywood California.
Awarded multiple scholarships for both drama and Teen Bible Quiz, April graduated from Evangel University (aka/...
93. G. Hannelius
Actress | Roots
Genevieve Hannelius is an actress, singer, and entrepreneur. She can soon be seen starring in Netflix's original series "American Vandal" which will begin streaming on September 15th 2017. She is perhaps best known for starring on the three-time Emmy-nominated Disney Channel series, Dog with a Blog...
95. Walton Goggins
Actor | Justified
In the past few years, Walton Goggins has had pivotal roles in films by two of Hollywood's most important auteurs: Quentin Tarantino and Steven Spielberg. His integral role as 'Chris Mannix,' a southern renegade who claims to be the new sheriff of Red Rock in Tarantino's THE HATEFUL EIGHT, marks ...
96. Richard Strange
Actor | Batman
Richard Strange was born in January 1951 in London, England. He is known for his work on Batman (1989), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991). He has been married to Kelly Dearsley Strange since September 10, 2011.
97. Marco Kyris
Marco Kyris was born Evrimahos Kyriakakis in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Oct 14th, 1961. His parents were both Greek immigrants who met through an arranged marriage in 1958. His father owned and managed a Greek variety store while his mother was a homemaker. Marco Kyris, along with his two siblings...
99. Mark Strong
Actor | Kingsman: The Golden Circle
British actor Mark Strong, who played Jim Prideaux in the 2011 remake of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), is often cast as cold, calculating villains. But before he became a famous actor, he intended to pursue a career in law.
Strong was born Marco Giuseppe Salussolia in London, England, to an ...