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Soundtrack | Moana
Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the first incarnation of "In the Heights" his sophomore year at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Off-Broadway, "In The Heights" received nine Drama Desk nominations, including best music, best lyrics, and it won the award for outstanding ensemble performance; received ...
Soundtrack | Romeo Must Die
Talented. Beautiful. Modest. These three words described R&B singer-turned-actress Aaliyah perfectly.
Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Diane (Hankerson) and Michael Haughton. Her uncle was music manager Barry Hankerson and her brother is director Rashad Haughton. Aaliyah was ...
3. Alain Jessua
Writer | La vie à l'envers
Alain Jessua was born on January 16, 1932 in Paris, France as Alain Rene Sando Jessua. He was a writer and assistant director, known for Life Upside Down (1964), En toute innocence (1988) and Frankenstein 90 (1984). He was married to Anna Gaylor. He died on November 30, 2017 in Évreux, Eure, France.
Actor | Wilson
A Presbyterian minister's son, softly-spoken, intellectual-looking Alexander Knox received his education from the University of Western Ontario, where he studied English literature. An excellent elocutionist, member of the university's Hesperian Club, he had his first fling with dramatic acting ...
Actress | Romeo y Julita
Amelia Vargas was born on January 16, 1928 in Havana, Cuba as Amelia Graciela Vargas. She is an actress, known for Romeo y Julita (1953), Venga a bailar el rock (1957) and Los tres mosquiteros (1953).
7. Anders Hove
Actor | Nymphomaniac: Vol. I
Anders Hove was born in Greenland on the 16th of January 1956 to a mother who was a nurse and a father who worked as a meteorologist. His father was politically involved in Greenland and helped the country work towards the government it has today. Spending most of his childhood there, Anders later ...
10. Caroline Munro
Actress | The Spy Who Loved Me
Leggy, brunette-maned pin-up actress Caroline Munro was born in Windsor and lived in Rottingdean near Brighton where she attended a Catholic Convent School. By chance, her mother and a photographer entered her picture in a "Face of the Year" competition for the British newspaper The Evening News ...
12. Dameon Clarke
Actor | Borderlands 2
Dameon J. Clarke is a Canadian-American actor and voice actor. His TV credits include Graceland, How to Get Away with Murder, 24, Castle, Supernatural and Prison Break, and his film work includes How to Be a Serial Killer and I Love You Phillip Morris. He has worked with numerous Academy Award ...
14. Debbie Allen
Actress | Fame
Deborah Kaye Allen was born in Houston, Texas, to African-American parents, Vivian Elizabeth (Ayers), a poet and art director, and Andrew Arthur Allen, an orthodontist. As a child, Debbie, her older brother, Andrew (called Tex), and her older sister, actress Phylicia Rashad, lived in Mexico to ...
15. Dian Fossey
Dian Fossey was born on January 16, 1932 in San Francisco, California, USA. She was a director and writer, known for Gorillas in the Mist (1988), The World About Us (1967) and National Geographic Specials (1965). She died on December 26, 1985 in Karisoke, Rwanda.
19. Elliott Reid
Actor | Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Elliott Reid was born on January 16, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA as Edgeworth Blair Reid. He was an actor and writer, known for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), Inherit the Wind (1960) and Vicki (1953). He died on June 21, 2013 in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
20. Eriko Tamura
Actress | Dragonball Evolution
Eriko made her acting debut at age 14 in the highly acclaimed Asian feature film, "Flowerly Afternoon," which was directed by Kazuki Omori, best known in the U.S. for his work with the famous "Godzilla" television series. Eriko rose to fame when she joined the popular TV show "Go with the Wild!" as...
21. Ethel Merman
Actress | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Born in the Astoria section of Queens, New York City, Ethel Merman surely is the pre-eminent star of 'Broadway' musical comedy. Though untrained in singing, she could belt out a song like quite no one else, and was sought after by major songwriters such as Irving Berlin and Cole Porter. Having ...
Self | Nadie
Fulgencio Batista y Zaldívar was born in the small town of Banes in Oriente Province, Cuba, on January 16, 1901. His parents were workers on a sugar plantation and Batista, not wanting to spend the rest of his life cutting sugar cane, joined the army when he turned 20. He rose steadily, if ...
23. Gillian White
Actress | Never Back Down: No Surrender
Gillian was born in Los Angeles, CA to parents, Victor and Cheryl Waters. She was raised in Altadena, CA. Her background is of African-American, Blackfoot Indian and Irish descent. An all around student athlete, Gillian was a star basketball player, Homecoming Queen and a honors student in high ...
Gillian Iliana Waters
24. Harry Carey
Actor | Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Born in New York City to a Judge of Special Sessions who was also president of a sewing machine company. Grew up on City Island, New York. Attended Hamilton Military Academy and turned down an appointment to West Point to attend New York Law School, where his law school classmates included future ...
26. Jake Epstein
Actor | Degrassi: The Next Generation
Jake Epstein is a Canadian actor, singer and writer. He began his acting career in Toronto at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in a production of 'Our Town and then played the Artful Dodger in Cameron Mackintosh's 'Oliver' at the Princess of Wales Theatre. He soon made his way to the small screen ...
28. Jim Stafford
Soundtrack | The Fox and the Hound
Born James Wayne Stafford on January 16, 1944, in Winter Haven, Florida, Jim is an American comedian, musician, singer-songwriter, and actor.
His songs include: "Spiders & Snakes", "Swamp Witch", "Under The Scotsman's Kilt", "My Girl Bill", and "Turn Loose of My Leg". Stafford has his own theater in...
30. John Carpenter
Soundtrack | Escape from New York
John Howard Carpenter was born in Carthage, New York, to mother Milton Jean (Carter) and father Howard Ralph Carpenter. His family moved to Bowling Green, Kentucky, where his father, a professor, was head of the music department at Western Kentucky University. He attended Western Kentucky ...
31. John Hamilton
Actor | The Maltese Falcon
Burly, stentorian-voiced John Hamilton, worked on Broadway and in touring theatrical companies for many years prior to his 1930 film debut. He was in the original Broadway company of "Seventh Heaven" and would appear in the film remake (Seventh Heaven (1937)) in 1937. For Warner Bros, he starred ...
33. Jonathan Mangum
Actor | The Bucket List
Although born in Charleston, S.C. Jonathan grew up in Mobile, Alabama. He moved to Orlando, Florida at the age of twenty where he earned a B.S. in psychology and began doing improv comedy with Wayne Brady at SAK Theatre Comedy Lab. In 1995 he moved with a group of improvisers moved to L.A. The ...
35. Josie Davis
Actress | Wizardream
This Hollywood, California native has been acting all of her life. Josie Davis began her career at the age of 3, starring in numerous television commercials. She was cast as a series regular on the hit television show Charles in Charge (1984) (Davis played the adorable, intelligent poet "Sarah ...
38. Kabir Bedi
Actor | Octopussy
Kabir Bedi is an internationally acclaimed Indian actor. He has acted in over 60 Bollywood films and has hits like "Khoon Bhari Maang", "Kurbaan" and "Main Hoon Na". He is well-recognized for his role of Emperor Shah Jahan in "Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story".
Popularly recognized in the West for ...
39. Kate Moss
Actress | Zoolander 2
One of the more controversial supermodels, primarily because of her unusually low weight during the early part of her career. (she typified the "waif" models). Her unusual appearance (and possibly her willingness to appear nude, "It's just work") have, in a very short time, made her almost as ...
40. Kathy Evison
Actress | Seaquest DSV
Kathy Evison's father is employee of the National Park Service. By the age of 18 she had moved with her family as much as 20 times from one park to another, including Grand Canyon, Sequoia and her favorite: Grand Tetons. She financed her college education by modeling, including appearances all over...
41. Katy Jurado
Actress | High Noon
Katy Jurado was born María Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado García into a wealthy family on January 16, 1924, in Guadalajara, Mexico. Her early years were spent amid luxury until her family's lands were confiscated by the federal government for redistribution to the landless peasantry. Despite the ...
Self | Quantum Leap
As one of the most popular talk show hosts in radio history, Dr. Laura Schlessinger offers no-nonsense advice infused with a strong sense of ethics, accountability, and personal responsibility; she's been doing it successfully for more than 30 years, reaching approximately 8.25 million listeners ...
Director | Batman: The Movie
Leslie H. Martinson was born on January 16, 1915 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Herbert Leslie Martinson. He is known for his work on Batman: The Movie (1966), The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) and Hot Rod Girl (1956). He was married to Connie Martinson. He died on September 3, 2016 in Los ...
Actress | Graduados
María Amuchastegui was born on January 16, 1953 in Cordoba, Argentina as Silvina María Amuchástegui. She was an actress, known for Graduados (2012), Mesa de noticias (1983) and Caiga quien caiga - CQC (1995). She was married to Juan José Alberdi. She died on July 19, 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
53. Marwan Kenzari
Actor | What Happened to Monday
Marwan Kenzari is an award-winning Dutch actor. He received critical acclaim for his powerful and brooding performance in the Dutch crime drama Wolf, in which he plays a recently paroled Moroccan immigrant struggling to toe the line between promising boxer and rising criminal enforcer. His ...
54. Mason Gamble
Actor | Dennis the Menace
Mason began his film-acting career at age six when director Harold Ramis cast him in Groundhog Day (1993). Three months later, Mason won the title role in the hit comedy, Dennis the Menace (1993). He was chosen from twenty thousand other hopefuls in a nationwide casting call launched by John Hughes...
56. Michael Pataki
Actor | Rocky IV
Excellent, prolific and versatile character actor Michael Pataki had a long, varied and impressive career in both movies and TV shows, alike, that spanned a little over 50 years. Pataki was born on January 16, 1938 in Youngstown, Ohio. He attended the University of Southern California as a double ...
59. Jorge Montejo
Actor | Bañeros III, todopoderosos
Paolo el Rockero
62. Peter Brocco
Actor | Spartacus
Prolific, sharp-featured American character actor of somewhat skeletal and dishevelled appearance, accentuated later in his career by thinning hair and a scraggly goatee. A former theology student, Brocco began his career playing leading roles in stock theatre. He subsequently honed his craft ...
63. Ralph Pappier
Production_designer | Pobre mi madre querida
Ralph Pappier was born on January 16, 1914 in Shanghai, China. He was a production designer and director, known for Pobre mi madre querida (1948), Escuela de campeones (1950) and Delito (1962). He died on September 17, 1998 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
64. René Angélil
Actor | Omertà
René Angélil was born on January 16, 1942 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He was an actor and writer, known for Omertà (2012), Céline Dion: The Colour of My Love Concert (1994) and L'apparition (1972). He was married to Céline Dion, Anne-Renée Kirouac and Denyse Duquette. He died on ...
65. Ricardo Darín
Actor | El secreto de sus ojos
Ricardo Darín was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on January 16, 1957. He works since he was a little boy, and has obtained with the years a remarkable evolution from soap opera gallant and tv comedies to an excellent leading figure of the most importants Argentinian movies. At the age of 10 he ...
67. Robert Schimmel
Actor | Scary Movie 2
Robert Schimmel was born on January 16, 1950 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Scary Movie 2 (2001), A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994) and Dark Seduction (2015). He was married to Melissa Schimmel and Vicki Schimmel. He died on September 3, 2010 in ...
72. Susan Sontag
Actress | Zelig
Born in New York City, raised in Arizona and California, educated at the University of Chicago, Harvard, Oxford and the Sorbonne, Susan Sontag constitutes a veritable challenge for any biographer. A novelist, philosopher, essayist, movie director and playwright, over the past thirty years she has ...
73. Travis Caldwell
Stunts | The Magnificent Seven
Travis Caldwell, came to Los Angeles with his passion to pursue an acting career. He has studied with Michael Woolsen (The Michael Woolsen Studio), and attended 8 years of Improv classes out of his liking to perform for live audiences. He recently worked on ABC's The Gates as series regular Charlie...
74. Tsianina Joelson
Actress | Bring It On
Tsianina Joelson was born on January 16, 1975 in Coquille, Oregon, USA as Tsianina Marie Means. She is an actress, known for Bring It On (2000), According to Greta (2009) and American Pie 2 (2001). She has been married to Michael Lohmann since 2004. She was previously married to Greg Joelson.
75. Veronica Sixtos
Actress | Pocha: Manifest Destiny
Veronica Sixtos was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. At a young age she moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue an acting career. Veronica began working on commercials and TV promos (W.B.) but discovered her natural talent for acting when she booked a small role in the award ...
76. Victor Bowling
Self | Trantasia
Was born in Anderson, South Carolina USA and grew up in Fayetteville, North Carolina USA. Attended E.E. Smith Senior High School. Involved with theater on off stage since the age of 7. First appeared in a regional Theater production of "A Christmas Carol". In High School he was a member of Smith 16...
Victoria 'Porkchop' Parker
77. Yvonne Zima
Actress | The Long Kiss Goodnight
Yvonne Zima was born in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, to parents Dennis and Marie, and is the sister of actresses Madeline Zima and Vanessa Zima. "Zima", a Polish surname, is her mother's maiden name; Yvonne's maternal grandfather was of Polish descent, while her other ancestry is Italian, German, and ...