Celebrities I've Met

by ReelWhore | created - 03 Jun 2015 | updated - 03 Jun 2015 | Public

1. Matt Groening

Writer | Futurama

Growing up in Portland, Oregon, Matt Groening did not particularly like school, which is what originally turned him towards drawing. In the mid-1980s, he moved to Los Angeles and started drawing a comic strip named "Life in Hell", which eventually became published in the newspaper where he worked. ...

2. Summer Glau

Actress | Serenity

Summer is a native of San Antonio, Texas. She's been a ballerina most of her life. Her debut was in various commercials and a guest appearance on the WB's Angel (1999). She has gone on to star on the TV series Firefly (2002) as well as its follow-up movie Serenity (2005) and the TV series ...

3. 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. She is of Italian as well as Lebanese and Portuguese/Brazilian descent. She moved to New York at the age of ten, when her father was transferred there. She ...

4. Laura Vandervoort

Actress | The Handmaid's Tale

Laura Vandervoort is a versatile actress, producer and writer who not only crosses over genres, but also changes from character to character flawlessly embracing the essence of every role she plays. Laura has built an international fan from her extensive resume and has been consistently working as ...

5. Jordan Ladd

Actress | Death Proof

Jordan Ladd was born on January 14, 1975 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Death Proof (2007), Cabin Fever (2002) and Never Been Kissed (1999). She was previously married to Conor O'Neill.

6. Amber Benson

Actress | Chance

Amber Benson was born on January 8, 1977 in Birmingham, Alabama. As a young girl, she studied singing, dancing as well as acting. While still in her teens, she was involved in productions at the local community theatre. Her family moved to Los Angeles soon afterwards in 1992 so she could pursue a ...

7. William Forsythe

Actor | Raising Arizona

Dynamically entertaining heavyset US actor with piercing eyes, William Forsythe has a superb talent for playing some truly unlikable and downright nasty characters that dominate the films in which he appears! If you're cast as the hero against Forsythe's villain, then you have your work cut out for...

8. Sid Haig

Actor | House of 1000 Corpses

Tall, bald and nearly always bearded, Sid Haig provided hulking menace to many a low-budget exploitation film and high-priced action film.

Sid Haig was born Sidney Eddie Mosesian on July 14, 1939 in Fresno, California, a screaming ball of hair. His parents, Roxy (Mooradian) and Haig Mosesian, an ...

9. Bill Moseley

Actor | The Devil's Rejects

William Lambert Moseley (born November 11, 1951) is an American film actor and musician who has starred in a number of cult classic horror films, including House of 1000 Corpses (2003), Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008) and The Devil's Rejects (2005). His first big role was in The Texas Chainsaw ...

10. Irwin Keyes

Actor | The Flintstones

Large (6'1"), affable, and commanding character actor Irwin Keyes was born on March 16, 1952 in New York City. Keyes grew up in Amityville, New York and graduated from Amityville Memorial High School in 1970. He acted in his first play "The Lower Depths" by Maxim Grody while attending college. ...

11. Ernest Borgnine

Actor | Marty

Ernest Borgnine was born Ermes Effron Borgnino on January 24, 1917 in Hamden, Connecticut. His parents were Anna (Boselli), who had emigrated from Carpi (MO), Italy, and Camillo Borgnino, who had emigrated from Ottiglio (AL), Italy. As an only child, Ernest enjoyed most sports, especially boxing, ...

12. Martin Landau

Actor | Ed Wood

Oscar-winning character actor Martin Landau was born on June 20, 1928, in Brooklyn, New York. At age 17, he was hired by the New York Daily News to work in the promotions department before he became a staff cartoonist and illustrator. In his five years on the paper, he served as the illustrator for ...

13. William Shatner

Actor | Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

William Shatner has notched up an impressive 70-plus years in front of the camera, displaying heady comedic talent and being instantly recognizable to several generations of cult television fans as the square-jawed Captain James T. Kirk, commander of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise.

Shatner was born ...

14. Jonathan Frakes

Actor | Star Trek: First Contact

Jonathan Scott Frakes was born on August 19, 1952 in Bellefonte, in central Pennsylvania. He is the son of Doris J. (Yingling) and Dr. James R. Frakes, a professor. His parents moved with Jonathan and his younger brother Daniel to Bethlehem in eastern Pennsylvania. There, his father taught English ...

15. Brent Spiner

Actor | Star Trek: First Contact

Brent Spiner, whose primary claim to fame is his portrayal of the beloved android Data on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), was born and raised in Houston, Texas. His parents, Sylvia (Schwartz) and Jack Spiner, owned and operated a furniture store, and were both from ...

16. Rene Auberjonois

Actor | Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

René Murat Auberjonois was born on June 1, 1940 in New York City, to Princess Laure Louise Napoléone Eugénie Caroline (Murat), who was born in Paris, and Fernand Auberjonois, who was Swiss-born. René was born into an already artistic family, which included his grandfather, a well-known Swiss ...

17. Avery Brooks

Actor | Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Avery Franklin Brooks was born on October 2, 1948 in Evansville, Indiana to a musically talented family. His maternal grandfather, Samuel Travis Crawford, was a tenor who graduated from Tougaloo College in Mississippi in 1901. Crawford toured the country singing with the Delta Rhythm Boys in the ...

18. Marina Sirtis

Actress | Star Trek: Generations

Marina Sirtis was born in London, England, to Greek parents, Despina (Yianniri), a tailor's assistant, and John Sirtis. Her parents did not want her to become an actress. As soon as Marina completed high school, she secretly applied to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. After her graduation, ...

19. Dirk Benedict

Actor | The A-Team

Dirk Benedict was born in Montana on March 1st, 1945. He was raised in the country, far away from anything connected with movies or acting. He gathered his first experiences in acting (on a dare) in a college production of "Showboat" where he got the main part. His father, a lawyer, died when Dirk ...

20. Dwight Schultz

Actor | Star Trek: First Contact

Dwight Schultz is an American actor who is known for playing Howling Mad Murdock from The A-Team and Reginald Barclay from Star Trek: The Next Generation. He is also known for his voice work as Mung Daal from Chowder, Professor Pyg from Batman: Arkham Knight, Vulture from Spider-Man video games, Dr...

21. Doug Jones

Actor | Hellboy II: The Golden Army

The youngest of four brothers, Doug Jones was born on May 24, 1960 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and grew up in the city's Northeastside. After attending Bishop Chatard High School, he headed off to Ball State University, where he graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications, with a...

22. Cerina Vincent

Actress | Cabin Fever

Cerina Vincent is an actress, author, and producer with a fan base that spans all age groups and genres.

Born and raised in Las Vegas, NV, she had a childhood in theatre and musicals from the age of 12. After hanging up her crown as Miss Nevada Teen USA 1996, she moved to Hollywood and began working...

23. Chris Sarandon

Actor | The Nightmare Before Christmas

The handsome, weird and worldly-looking Chris Sarandon has shown his versatility in everything from vampires to Jesus Christ in hypnotic performances that have been controversial but irresistible. He was born Christopher Sarandon, Jr. and raised in Beckley, West Virginia of Greek heritage on both ...

24. Barry Bostwick

Actor | The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Tall (6' 4"), agile, energetic, and ever-so-confident as both actor and singer, especially on the award-winning Broadway stage, Barry Bostwick possesses that certain narcissistic poise, charm and élan that reminds one instantly (and humorously) of a Kevin Kline -- both were quite brilliant in their...

25. Alan Ruck

Actor | Twister

Alan Ruck was born on July 1, 1956 in Cleveland, Ohio, and has made over 100 appearances in films and television, and on stage. He is best known for his role as the friend of Matthew Broderick and hopeless hypochondriac Cameron Frye, in John Hughes's Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986).

During the 1980s...

26. Michael Rosenbaum

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Michael Owen Rosenbaum is an American actor and pod-caster. He is known for portraying Lex Luthor on the Superman television series Smallville, a role that TV Guide included in their 2013 list of "The 60 Nastiest Villains of All Time". Rosenbaum is also known for portraying Martinex in Guardians of...

27. John Schneider

Actor | The Dukes of Hazzard

John Richard Schneider IV was born April 8, 1960, in Mt. Kisco, New York, to Shirley and John Richard "Jack" Schneider III, a pilot and U.S. Air Force veteran. His parents divorced when he was two. John began acting at the age of eight. He was in many plays in New York City. He and his mother moved...

28. Catherine Bach

Actress | The Dukes of Hazzard

Catherine Bach is an American actress. She is known for playing Daisy Duke in the television series The Dukes of Hazzard and Margo Dutton in African Skies. In 2012, she joined the cast of the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless as Anita Lawson.

29. Kevin Pollak

Actor | The Usual Suspects

Short (5'5"), dark, compact, balding character actor, impressionist and comedian Kevin (Elliott) Pollak was born in San Francisco, California, on October 30, 1957, to Robert and Elaine (Harlow) Pollak, of Jewish descent. A stand-up comedy performer at age 10, he attended Pioneer High School in ...

30. Aisha Tyler

Actress | Archer

Aisha Tyler is an award-winning director, actor, comedian, New York Times bestselling author, podcaster and activist. She is an Emmy-winning television host and multiple award-winning voice actor for Archer (2009).

Aisha's feature directorial debut, Axis (2017), was shot in just seven days on ...

31. Greg Giraldo

Actor | Common Law

Greg Giraldo was born on December 10, 1965 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Common Law (1996), Z Rock (2008) and Greg Giraldo: Midlife Vices (2009). He was married to MaryAnne McAlpin-Giraldo. He died on September 29, 2010 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, ...

32. Jay Chandrasekhar

Director | Super Troopers

Jay Chandrasekhar was born on April 9, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is a director and actor, known for Super Troopers (2001), Club Dread (2004) and Beerfest (2006). He has been married to Susan Clarke since September 18, 2005. They have three children.

33. Kevin Heffernan

Actor | Super Troopers

Kevin Heffernan was born on May 25, 1968 in West Haven, Connecticut, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Super Troopers (2001), Club Dread (2004) and Beerfest (2006).

34. Steve Lemme

Writer | Club Dread

Steve Lemme was born on November 13, 1968 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Club Dread (2004), Super Troopers (2001) and Beerfest (2006). He has been married to Tiffany Chadderton since April 15, 2010. He was previously married to Sandra.

35. Erik Stolhanske

Actor | Club Dread

Best known as "Officer Rabbit" from the 2001 cult-classic comedy Super Troopers and the 2018 sequel Super Troopers 2, Erik Stolhanske is a popular Hollywood comedian, actor, writer, producer, and member of the Broken Lizard Comedy Group. As one of the five principal members of the famed sketch ...

36. 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...

37. 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 ...

38. Danielle Harris

Actress | Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

Danielle Harris is an American actress and film director from Plainview, New York. She is regarded as a scream queen for her many roles in horror films. Her better known roles include protagonist Jamie Lloyd in "Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers" (1988) and "Halloween 5: The Revenge of ...

39. Kane Hodder

Stunts | Se7en

Kane Hodder was born on April 8, 1955 in Auburn, California. He is best known for his role as horror icon Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988), Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989), Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993), and Jason X (2001). He is...

40. Tyler Mane

Actor | X-Men

Tyler Mane was born on December 8, 1966 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for X-Men (2000), Troy (2004) and Halloween II (2009). He has been married to Renae Geerlings since September 3, 2007. He was previously married to Jean Goertz.

41. Derek Mears

Actor | Swamp Thing

Derek Mears was born on April 29, 1972 in Bakersfield, California, USA. He has numerous credits as both an actor and a stuntman, and he got his breakthrough lead role in the 2009 Friday the 13th film. He is known for his work on Sleepy Hollow (2013-2017), Predators (2010) and Men in Black II (2002).

42. Katrina Law

Actress | Arrow

Ever since she was a child growing up in South Jersey, Katrina Law had more energy than she knew what to do with. Her mother (being the brilliant mother that she is) recognized this at an early age and enrolled Katrina in a variety of activities ranging from dance and gym classes to karate lessons,...

43. Lesley-Ann Brandt

Actress | Spartacus: Blood and Sand

South African export Lesley-Ann Brandt stars as the Vertigo/DC comic book character Mazikeen, on Netflix hit series "Lucifer."

Born and raised in Cape Town South Africa, Brandt immigrated with her family to Auckland, New Zealand in her late teens. Discovered by local casting directors, Brandt took ...

44. Manu Bennett

Actor | 30 Days of Night

"Shall We Begin!", the battlecry of The undefeated Gaul Crixus first bought Manu Bennett's voice & acting career to international attention. Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011) spoke a universal language that slowly but surely captured a massive audience. The the show lost lead actor Andy Whitfield...

45. Gigi Edgley

Actress | Farscape

Edgley was born in Perth. She is the daughter of concert and circus promoter Michael Edgley, known for bringing the Moscow State Circus to Australia during the 1980s. Her mother, Jeni Edgley, is involved in managing a 250-acre health retreat. As a child, Gigi Edgley performed both in and out of ...

46. Lani John Tupu

Actor | Farscape

Born November 4, 1955 in Auckland, New Zealand, Lani John Tupu is a New Zealand actor and director of Samoan descent, internationally best known for his roles in Farscape (1999). In 1976 he debuted on TV in the mini-series Epidemic (1976) and two years later he graduated New Zealand Drama School. ...

47. Alaina Huffman

Actress | The Perfection

Alaina Huffman was born on April 17, 1980 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress and director, known for The Perfection (2018), Smallville (2001) and Painkiller Jane (2007). She was previously married to John Henry Huffman IV.

48. Dick Warlock

Actor | Firestarter

Dick Warlock was born on February 5, 1940 in Oakley, Ohio, USA. He is known for Firestarter (1984), Innerspace (1987) and Escape from New York (1981). He has been married to Cathy M Coleman since February 25, 1990. He was previously married to Sally L Swann, Elizabeth A Phillips and Janet Rae ...

49. James Hong

Actor | Big Trouble in Little China

James Hong was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He studied civil engineering at the University of Minnesota, but at some point along the way became interested in acting. He graduated from the University of Southern California and practiced for 1½ years as a road engineer with the County of Los ...

50. Heather Langenkamp

Actress | A Nightmare on Elm Street

Heather Langenkamp was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. She got her start in acting when she was cast as an extra in the Francis Ford Coppola films The Outsiders (1983) and Rumble Fish (1983), which were both filmed in Tulsa. Her scenes were deleted from the final cut of both films. While studying at ...

51. Brandon Routh

Actor | Superman Returns

Brandon James Routh (pronounced like "south") was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and grew up in nearby Norwalk. He is the son of Catherine LaVonne (Lear), a teacher, and Ronald Wayne Routh, a carpenter. Routh has English, Scottish, and German ancestry. He attended the University of Iowa and starred in ...

52. Ksenia Solo

Actress | Black Swan

Ksenia Solo is a Latvian-Canadian actress. She was born in Riga, Latvia in to an artistic family. She is a recipient of many prestigious Canadian awards, including 3 Gemini Awards and a nominee of the first ever Canadian Screen Awards. Ksenia was the youngest actor in Canadian television history to...

53. Emmanuelle Vaugier

Actress | Saw II

Emmanuelle Vaugier is a Canadian actress, singer, and model. She began acting in grade school, after she was cast as an understudy in a play and had to fill in when the lead actor became ill. She modeled in Japan for three years. She made her acting debut in the 1995 made-for-TV movie drama, A ...

54. John Cho

Actor | Star Trek

John Yohan Cho was born in Seoul, South Korea, and moved to Los Angeles, California as a child. His father was a Christian minister. Cho was educated at Herbert Hoover High School at Glendale, before moving on to the University of California at Berkeley, where he studied English literature. Upon ...

55. Kal Penn

Actor | Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

Kal Penn was born and raised in Montclair, New Jersey, to Asmita, a fragrance evaluator, and Suresh Modi, an engineer. His parents are Gujarati immigrants to America from India. He attended the Freehold Regional High School District's Performing Arts High School where he participated in the ...

56. Tera Patrick

Actress | Island Fever

Tera Patrick's height (5'9"), exotic look (her mother is Thai and her father was an American Army doctor of English and Dutch descent) and spectacular body would seem more suited to a high-fashion model--which is exactly what she was, having spent five years as a model with the world-famous Ford ...

57. Lena Headey

Actress | 300

Lena Headey is a Bermudian-British actress. Headey is best known for her role as "Cersei Lannister" in Game of Thrones (2011) (2011-2019) and The Brothers Grimm (2005), Possession (2002), and The Remains of the Day (1993). Headey stars as "Queen Gorgo", a heroic Spartan woman in the period film, 300...

58. Vivica A. Fox

Actress | Independence Day

Vivica A. Fox was born in South Bend, Indiana, on July 30, 1964, and is the daughter of Everlyena, a pharmaceutical technician, and William Fox, a private school administrator. She is of Native American and African-American descent and is proud of her heritage. She is a graduate of Arlington High ...

59. Miguel A. Núñez Jr.

Actor | The Family Business

Miguel A. Núñez Jr. is an African-American actor and writer who played Harris Grant from The Family Business, Marcus Taylor from Tour of Duty, Spider from The Return of the Living Dead, Biscuit from Life, and the Voodoo Maestro of Spooky Island from the 2002 Raja Gosnell/James Gunn film Scooby-Doo....

60. Fred Williamson

Actor | From Dusk Till Dawn

Former Oakland Raiders/Kansas City Chiefs football star who rose to prominence as one of the first African-American male action stars of the "blaxploitation" genre of the early 1970s, who has since gone on to a long and illustrious career as an actor, director, writer, and producer! Burly, yet ...

61. Pam Grier

Actress | Jackie Brown

Pam Grier was born in Winston-Salem, NC, one of four children of Gwendolyn Sylvia (Samuels), a nurse, and Clarence Ransom Grier Jr., an Air Force mechanic. Pam has been a major African-American star from the early 1970s. Her career started in 1971, when Roger Corman of New World Pictures launched ...

62. Richard Roundtree

Actor | Shaft

Richard Roundtree's iconic career began while attending Southern Illinois University where he was on a football scholarship. After being spotted Richard signed with Johnson Publications to model in their Ebony Fashion Fair, touring 79 cities in 90 days. But rather than returning to school, ...

63. Ernie Hudson

Actor | Ghostbusters

As a child growing up in Benton Harbor, Michigan, Ernie Hudson wrote short stories, poems and songs, always thinking that his words might one day come to life on stage. After a short stint in the Marine Corps, he moved to Detroit where he became the resident playwright at Concept East, the oldest ...

64. Leah Gibson

Actress | Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Leah Diane Gibson grew up in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. She began dancing at the age of four, marking the beginning to her many years of training and performance in such dance forms as ballet, modern, contemporary/lyrical, jazz and Broadway jazz. She discovered musical theatre through her ...

65. Shannon Elizabeth

Actress | American Pie

Shannon Elizabeth was born in Houston, Texas, the daughter of a Syrian/Lebanese father. When Shannon was in 3rd grade, her family moved to Waco, Texas, to be close to relatives. As a girl, Shannon took dance lessons, including tap, ballet, and jazz. While attending high school, however, she was ...

66. Kai Owen

Actor | Torchwood

Kai Owen was born on September 4, 1975 in Conwy, Wales. He is an actor, known for Torchwood (2006), Hollyoaks (1995) and Rocket Man (2005).

67. Richard Kiel

Actor | Moonraker

Towering 7' 2" tall actor who cornered the market on playing giants, intimidating henchmen, bayou swamp monsters and steel toothed villains! Kiel worked in numerous jobs including as a night club bouncer and a cemetery plot salesman, before breaking into film & TV in several minor roles in the late...

68. Cary Elwes

Actor | Saw

Cary Elwes was born in Westminster, London, England, the third son of interior designer/shipping heiress Tessa Georgina Kennedy and the late portrait painter Bede Evelyn Dominick Elwes. He is the brother of producer/agent Cassian Elwes and artist Damian Elwes. He was raised in London and attended ...

69. Melody Mooney

Actress | Dead World

A Canadian transplant living and working in Los Angeles, Melody Mooney began her directing career at the ripe old age of 10 with her ambitious launch of an all children's home rendition of the second Star Wars movie "The Empire Strikes Back."

Her interest in children's theater didn't wane with age, ...

70. Jarrett Crippen

Stunts | Amnesia

Jarrett Crippen is known for Amnesia, Lightning Strikes (2009) and Who Wants to Be a Superhero? (2006).

71. Trisha Paytas

Actress | Horny Birds

Trisha Paytas was born on May 8, 1988 in Riverside, California, USA. She is an actress and producer. She has been married to Moses Hacmon since December 11, 2021.

72. Kristi Ray

Actress | A Song for Imogene

Kristi Ray is an American film actress from North Carolina. Classically trained at Lee Strasberg in NYC. A full time performer and producer, she is best known for her breakout role in the internationally acclaimed feature Pieces of Talent. She's been recognized on several occasions for her ...

73. Blayne Weaver

Actor | 6 Month Rule

Blayne Weaver, of Bossier City, Louisiana, began his acting career in high school with the film The Flood: Who Will Save Our Children? (1993), an NBC movie of the week. His first major TV movie was The Good Old Boys (1995) with Tommy Lee Jones. He has since done guest spots on ER (1994), JAG (1995),...

74. Tate Hanyok

Actress | The Office

Tate Hanyok is a writer-actor-producer focused on female-driven comedy and young adult stories. She was named one of the AFF & Moviemaker Top 25 Writers to Watch and one of the Top 100 Emerging Writers on Tracking Board's Young and Hungry List. As a California native transplant, by way of colonial ...

75. Jack Harrison

Actor | Savage

Born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Saegertown, Pennsylvania for most of his life.

Jack Harrison is the people's hero. He's omni-competent, tenacious, unstoppable, and yet, just a regular guy. He is valor in the physical with single minded devotion to a cause bigger than him on and off the screen...



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