Carnegie Mellon University Performing Arts, Film & Television

by Sylviastel | created - 15 Feb 2015 | updated - 28 Feb 2015 | Public

Sonni Abatta; former news for anchor for KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh; now the 6PM lead anchor at WOFL-TV in Orlando, Florida.

William Ball; director and founder of the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, California. Benny Benack; orchestra leader of King of Pittsburgh Dixieland. Robert Brooks; (1969) actor.

Dennis Ferry; 1966; principal trumpter 1977-present, Orchestre De La Suisse Romande in Geneva, Swtizerland.

James Meena; conductor and opera administrator.

Jack Smith; ABC News correspondent.

Thom Thomas; playwright.

William J.G. Turner; composer, director, dramatist, producer and actor.

1. William Atherton

Actor | Die Hard

William Atherton's career has spanned motion pictures, Broadway and television. He first achieved international recognition as the leading man in Steven Spielberg's debut feature The Sugarland Express (1974), and next starred in John Schlesinger's The Day of the Locust (1975), Robert Wise's The ...

1969

2. Rene Auberjonois

Actor | Boston Legal

René Murat Auberjonois was born on June 1, 1940 in New York City. René was born into an already artistic family, which included his grandfather, a well-known Swiss painter, and his father Fernand, a writer. The Auberjonois family moved to Paris shortly after World War II, and it was there that René...

1962.

3. Brent Barrett

Actor | The Producers

Blessed with a magnetic voice, the talented Barrett developed an early interest in performing when he use to frequent his aunt's local movie house. Born in Quinter, Kansas in 1957, he won the lead in his high school's production of "Calamity Jane" and was sold after that. He studied at ...

4. Shari Belafonte

Actress | Hotel

Shari Belafonte was born on September 22, 1954 in New York City, New York, USA. She is known for her work on Hotel (1983), The Player (1992) and Plastic Daydream (2018). She has been married to Sam Behrens since December 31, 1989. She was previously married to Robert Harper.

5. Natalie Venetia Belcon

Actress | Woo

Natalie Venetia Belcon is an actress, known for Woo (1998), Pocahontas (1995) and Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990).

6. Paul Ben-Victor

Actor | Daredevil

Paul Ben-Victor has built a career on the small and big screen appearing in over 60 films and TV series. A director's favorite, Paul has worked with some of the biggest names in film including Tony Scott, Steven Zallian, and Clint Eastwood. Paul Can be seen next opposite Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro ...

7. Lourdes Benedicto

Actress | ER

Lourdes Benedicto was born on November 12, 1974 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for ER (1994), V (2009) and 24 (2001). She has been married to Matthew Curley since June 9, 2006.

8. Steven Bochco

Writer | Hill Street Blues

Attended Carnegie Tech (now Carnegie-Mellon U) as a playwriting major. Barbara Bosson, Michael Tucker, Bruce Weitz and Charles Haid were classmates; he and Tucker drove cross-country to Hollywood for full-time jobs at Universal, where Bochco would remain for 12 years. In 1978, he moved to MTM ...

1966

9. Matt Bomer

Actor | The Normal Heart

Matthew Staton Bomer was born in Webster Groves, Greater St. Louis, Missouri, to Elizabeth Macy (Staton) and John O'Neill Bomer IV, a Dallas Cowboys draft pick. Matt was raised in Spring, Texas, and educated at Klein High School, near Houston. After school, he attended Carnegie Mellon University in...

2001.

10. Liam Bonner

Actor | The Metropolitan Opera HD Live

Liam Bonner draws on a successful ten-year career in performance, having earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Vocal Performance from Carnegie Mellon University and his Master of Music in Voice from the Manhattan School of Music. In his career as an artist, Bonner was praised by Opera News for his "...

2004; baritone opera singer.

11. Christian Borle

Actor | The Bounty Hunter

Christian Borle was born on October 1, 1973 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for The Bounty Hunter (2010), Legally Blonde: The Musical (2007) and Blackhat (2015). He was previously married to Sutton Foster.

12. Barbara Bosson

Actress | Hill Street Blues

Barbara Bosson, who earned an Emmy Award nomination for her performance on Murder One (1995), was raised in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania, a small coal-mining town about 30 miles south of Pittsburgh. When she was a teenager, she and her family moved to Florida, where she attended Boca Ciega High ...

13. Abby Brammell

Actress | Jobs

Abby Brammell was born on March 19, 1979 in Kentucky, USA as Abigail Brammell. She is an actress, known for Jobs (2013), The Unit (2006) and Star Trek: Enterprise (2001). She has been married to Stefan Bishop since January 22, 2010. They have one child. She was previously married to Jake La Botz.

14. Albert Brooks

Actor | Drive

Albert Brooks was born on July 22, 1947 in Beverly Hills, California, USA as Albert Lawrence Einstein. He is an actor and writer, known for Drive (2011), Defending Your Life (1991) and Broadcast News (1987). He has been married to Kimberly Shlain since March 15, 1997. They have two children.

attended for 2 years.

15. Lori Cardille

Actress | Day of the Dead

Lori Cardille was born on July 15, 1954 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Day of the Dead (1985), The Edge of Night (1956) and The Equalizer (1985).

16. Jean Carson

Actress | The Party

All this shapely character "broad" had to do was open her mouth to induce laughter--and so she did, primarily on TV during the '50s and '60s. And although she milked that unmistakable rasp for all its worth, she also showed great comedy sense. Born Jean Leete on February 23, 1923, in Charleston, ...

1945;

17. Carol Channing

Actress | Thoroughly Modern Millie

Carol Channing was born January 31, 1921, at Seattle, Washington, the daughter of a prominent newspaper editor, who was very active in the Christian Science movement. She attended high school in San Francisco and later worked as a model in Los Angeles. She attended prestigious Bennington College in...

1943

18. Gaius Charles

Actor | Salt

Gaius Charles was born on May 2, 1983 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Salt (2010), The Messenger (2009) and Friday Night Lights (2006).

2005

19. Rhys Coiro

Actor | Entourage

As a teenager, Coiro, a talented visual artist, spent summers building sets and operating lights at the New Jersey Shakespeare Festival. Inspired by numerous productions, including Julie Taymor's "Titus Andronicus" at Theater For A New Audience, Coiro decided to study theater at Carnegie Mellon ...

2002

20. Frank Converse

Actor | Coronet Blue

A brawny, firm-jawed, sandy-haired player of 60s and 70s primetime TV, Frank Converse seemed to be one of those handsome tough-guy action figures that could go by the wayside after the demise of their famous series. Instead, this stage-trained actor persevered as a well-respected, all-purpose ...

21. Ellen Crawford

Actress | The Man from Earth

Ellen Crawford was born on April 29, 1951 in Normal, Illinois, USA. She is an actress, known for The Man from Earth (2007), ER (1994) and Soldier (1998). She is married to Mike Genovese.

22. James Cromwell

Actor | The Green Mile

Born in Los Angeles but raised in Manhattan and educated at Middlebury College and Carnegie-Mellon University, James Cromwell is the son of film director John Cromwell and actress Kay Johnson. He studied acting at Carnegie-Mellon, and went into the theatre (like his parents) doing everything from ...

1964

23. Robert Cummings

Actor | Dial M for Murder

Effective light comedian of '30s and '40s films and '50s and '60s TV series, Robert Cummings was renowned for his eternally youthful looks (which he attributed to a strict vitamin and health-food diet). He was educated at Carnegie Tech and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Deciding that ...

1930

24. Ted Danson

Actor | Cheers

Ted Danson is well known for his role as Sam Malone in the television series Cheers (1982). During the show's 11-year run, he was nominated nine times for an Emmy Award as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and won twice, in 1990 and 1993. The role also earned him a Golden Globe Award for ...

1972

25. Nicole DeHuff

Actress | Meet the Parents

Nicole DeHuff was born on 6 January 1975 in Oklahoma. She began her acting studies at the prestigious Carnegie Mellon Acting Conservatory. Her first screen role was in the comedy hit Meet the Parents (2000), in which she co-starred with Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller. Her character (Deborah Byrnes)...

26. Cote de Pablo

Actress | NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service

Cote de Pablo was born in Santiago, Chile, but was raised in Miami, Florida. She attended Arvida Middle School in Miami and then Carnegie Mellon University. She graduated in 2000 after studying music theater. Whilst at Carnegie Mellon she appeared in several theater productions, including "...

2000

27. Kim Director

Actress | The Deuce

Kim Director was raised in Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania and went on to attended Carnegie Mellon University. Kim had her breakout role as Kim Diamond, the goth girl, in 2000's BOOK OF SHADOWS: BLAIR WITCH 2. She is most recognized for her work in films from director Spike Lee, most notably playing ...

28. Dagmara Dominczyk

Actress | The Count of Monte Cristo

Dagmara Dominczyk was born on July 17, 1976 in Kielce, Swietokrzyskie, Poland. She is an actress, known for The Count of Monte Cristo (2002), They (2002) and Rock Star (2001). She has been married to Patrick Wilson since June 18, 2005. They have two children.

29. Peggy Eisenhauer

Camera_department | The Stepford Wives

Peggy Eisenhauer was born in 1963. She is known for her work on The Stepford Wives (2004), Chicago (2002) and Burlesque (2010).

1983; lighting deisgner, Tony Award winner.

30. Estéban

Actor | Yo! Pékin

Estéban was born as Michael Bensoussan. He is an actor and director, known for Yo! Pékin (2016), Delicacy (2011) and Le club (2017).

flamenco guitarist

31. Barbara Feldon

Actress | Get Smart

Barbara Feldon was born on March 12, 1933 in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, USA as Barbara Anne Hall. She is an actress, known for Get Smart (1965), Smile (1975) and Get Smart (1995). She was previously married to Lucien Verdoux-Feldon.

1955

32. Jules Fisher

Camera_department | The Stepford Wives

Jules Fisher was born on November 12, 1937 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on The Stepford Wives (2004), Chicago (2002) and The Birdcage (1996).

1960; lighting designer, Tony Award winner.

33. Sutton Foster

Actress | Younger

Sutton Lenore Foster (born March 18, 1975) is an American actress, singer and dancer. She is known for her work on the Broadway stage, for which she has received two Tony Awards for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical, in 2002 for her role as Millie Dillmount in Thoroughly Modern ...

left after freshman year; won 2 Tony Awards.

34. Josh Gad

Actor | Frozen

Josh Gad was born on February 23, 1981 in Hollywood, Florida, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Frozen (2013), Pixels (2015) and Beauty and the Beast (2017). He has been married to Ida Darvish since May 10, 2008. They have two children.

2003.

35. Renée Elise Goldsberry

Actress | One Life to Live

Renee Goldsberry was born in San Jose, California, and raised in both Houston, Texas, and Detroit, Michigan. She graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University with a bachelors degree in acting, and went on to attend graduate school at the University of Southern California, where she received her ...

36. Frank Gorshin

Actor | Twelve Monkeys

Frank John Gorshin Jr. was born on April 5, 1933 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His father, Frank John Sr., was a railroad worker and his mother, Frances, was a seamstress. While in high school, Frank worked as an usher at the Sheridan Square Theatre and began doing impressions of some of his screen ...

37. Javier Grillo-Marxuach

Producer | Lost

Javier Grillo-Marxuach was born on October 28, 1969 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is a producer and writer, known for Lost (2004), Charlie's Angels (2011) and Charmed (1998).

38. Josh Groban

Soundtrack | Troy

Josh Groban was born on February 27, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Joshua Winslow Groban.

left after freshman year.

39. Charles Haid

Actor | Altered States

Charles Haid was born on June 2, 1943 in San Francisco, California, USA as Charles Maurice Haid III. He is an actor and director, known for Altered States (1980), ER (1994) and Third Watch (1999). He was previously married to Elisabeth Harmon-Haid, Deborah Richter and Penelope Windust.

40. Van Hansis

Actor | As the World Turns

Van Hansis was born on September 25, 1981 in North Adams, Massachusetts, USA as Evan Vanfossen Hansis. He is an actor and producer, known for As the World Turns (1956), Eastsiders (2012) and Kiss Me, Kill Me (2015).

2004; triple Daytime Emmy award nominee.

41. Ian Harding

Actor | Pretty Little Liars

Ian Harding was born on September 16, 1986 in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He is an actor, known for Pretty Little Liars (2010), Love & Other Drugs (2010) and Adventureland (2009).

42. Mariette Hartley

Actress | The Incredible Hulk

Mariette Hartley was born Mary Loretta, a name she dislikes, in Weston, Connecticut. She was raised in accordance with the principles espoused by her behavioral psychologist grandfather, John B. Watson, who believed that children should never be held or cuddled. She says that the lack of warmth at ...

attended

43. Lisa Hartman

Actress | Knots Landing

Lisa Hartman was born on June 1, 1956 in Houston, Texas, USA. She is known for her work on Knots Landing (1979), Tabitha (1976) and Deadly Blessing (1981). She has been married to Clint Black since October 20, 1991. They have one child.

44. David Haskell

Actor | Godspell: A Musical Based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew

David Haskell was born on June 4, 1948 in Stockton, California, USA as David Michael Haskell. He was an actor, known for Godspell (1973), Body Double (1984) and K-9 (1989). He was married to Jeanne Lange. He died on August 30, 2000 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California.

45. Ethan Hawke

Actor | Training Day

Ethan Green Hawke was born on November 6, 1970 in Austin, Texas, to Leslie Carole (Green), a charity worker, and James Steven Hawke, an insurance actuary. His parents were students at the University of Texas at the time but divorced when Ethan was 5 years old. His mother raised him alone for the ...

briefly attended

46. Megan Hilty

Actress | Smash

Megan Hilty was born on March 29, 1981 in Bellevue, Washington, USA as Megan Kathleen Hilty. She is an actress, known for Smash (2012), BrainDead (2016) and Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2013). She has been married to Brian Gallagher since November 2, 2013. They have two children.

47. Leonard 'Hub' Hubbard

Soundtrack | Bamboozled

Plays bass for the rap group The Roots.

former bassist for the Roots.

48. Holly Hunter

Actress | The Piano

Holly Hunter was born in Conyers, Georgia, to Opal Marguerite (Catledge), a homemaker, and Charles Edwin Hunter, a part-time sporting goods company representative and farmer with a 250 acre farm. She is the youngest of seven children. Her parents encouraged her talent at an early age, and her first...

1980

49. Cherry Jones

Actress | Signs

Cherry Jones was born on November 21, 1956 in Paris, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress, known for Signs (2002), The Village (2004) and The Perfect Storm (2000). She has been married to Sophie Huber since 2015.

1978

50. James Jacks

Producer | Hard Target

James Jacks was born on December 29, 1947 in the USA. He was a producer, known for Hard Target (1993), The Scorpion King (2002) and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008). He died on January 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

51. Caren Kaye

Actress | Teen Witch

Caren Kaye was born on March 12, 1951 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Teen Witch (1989), Murder, She Wrote (1984) and Remington Steele (1982). She has been married to Renny Temple since November 15, 1980. They have two children.

MS, Ph.D. in psychology.

52. Jack Klugman

Actor | The Odd Couple

As a film character actor, Klugman was the epitome of the everyman. He was one of the pioneers of television acting in the 1950s, and is best remembered for his 1970s TV work as Oscar Madison on The Odd Couple (1970) and as the medical examiner on Quincy M.E. (1976).

1948

53. Frederick Koehler

Actor | Death Race

Frederick Koehler was born on June 16, 1975 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Death Race (2008), Mr. Mom (1983) and The Circle (2017).

half of Kooman and Diamond.

55. David Lander

Actor | The Twelve Chairs

David Lander was born on October 3, 1921 in Rochford, Essex, England. He was an actor, known for The Twelve Chairs (1970), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and The Army Game (1957). He was married to Ann Harriman. He died on December 19, 1996 in Hastings, Sussex, England.

1969

56. Eugene Lee

Production_designer | Saturday Night Live

Eugene Lee was born on March 9, 1939 in Beloit, Wisconsin, USA as Eugene Edward Lee Jr. He is a production designer and costume designer, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), Man on the Moon (1999) and On Golden Pond (2001). He is married to Brooke E. Lutz. They have one child. He was previously ...

two time Tony Award winning scenic designer.

57. Judith Light

Actress | Who's the Boss?

Tony and Emmy Award winner Judith Light made her professional stage debut in 1970 and made her Broadway debut in the 1975 revival of A Doll's House (1973) starring [nm0880521 and Sam Waterston. She made her television breakthrough in the daytime soap opera One Life to Live (1968). She assumed the ...

1970

58. Keith Lockhart

Soundtrack | A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas

Keith Lockhart was born in November 1959 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA as Keith Alan Lockhart. He is known for his work on A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011), Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular 2008 (2008) and Disney's Broadway Hits at Royal Albert Hall (2016). He has been married to ...

59. Arthur Lubin

Director | Phantom of the Opera

A graduate of Carnegie Tech, Arthur Lubin entered films as an actor in the 1920s, and after appearing in many films turned to directing in 1934, mainly for Universal. His forte was light comedy, but he helmed many different types of pictures for the studio. Lubin was the director Universal ...

60. Gabriel Macht

Actor | The Good Shepherd

Gabriel Macht is an American actor. He was born in the Bronx, New York, to Suzanne, a museum curator and archivist, and actor Stephen Macht. Gabriel has three siblings, and moved with his parents to California when he was young.

Gabriel had his first success on screen when he was 8-years-old. He was ...

1994

62. Erin Mackey

Actress | The Intern

Erin did community children's theater around the area and at Fullerton Children's Repertory Theater and was spotted by a manager and offered the opportunity to audition for film and TV. Her first audition was for Disney's The Parent Trap, which she was cast as Lindsay Lohan's Acting Double. After ...

63. Henry Mancini

Soundtrack | Breakfast at Tiffany's

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, but brought up in Pennsylvania, where he played the flute in a local band, as a youth, before sending some arrangements to Benny Goodman. Goodman offered him a job and, after serving in WWII, he joined the rearranged Glenn Miller band. In 1952, he was given a two-week ...

nominated for 72 Grammy Awards; won 20 awards.

64. Joe Manganiello

Justice League

Joe Manganiello is an American actor. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Susan (Brachanow) and Charles John Manganiello, and has a younger brother, Nicholas. His father is of Italian descent and his mother has German/Austrian/Croatian and Armenian ancestry. Joe was raised in Mount Lebanon ...

2000

65. Sonia Manzano

Actress | Sesame Street

Sonia Manzano was born on June 12, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Sesame Street (1969), Firepower (1979) and Follow That Bird (1985). She has been married to Richard Reagan since 1986. They have one child.

66. Nancy Marchand

Actress | The Sopranos

Nancy Marchand's mother, a pianist, sent her shy daughter to acting classes in hopes of breaking her out of her shell. As a student at Carnegie Tech (Carnegie Mellon University), she studied the works of William Shakespeare and the other great playwrights and, upon graduation, set off to New York ...

1949

67. Rob Marshall

Director | Chicago

Rob Marshall was born on October 17, 1960 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. He is known for his work on Chicago (2002), Mary Poppins Returns (2018) and Into the Woods (2014).

68. Michael McKean

Actor | This Is Spinal Tap

Michael McKean was born on October 17, 1947 in New York City, New York, USA as Michael John McKean. He is an actor, known for This Is Spinal Tap (1984), Clue (1985) and Better Call Saul (2015). He has been married to Annette O'Toole since March 20, 1999. He was previously married to Susan Russell.

1969

69. John McDaniel

Composer | The Rosie O'Donnell Show

Conductor, pianist, composer, arranger and Grammy Award-winning record producer, John McDaniel can be seen and heard leading the band daily on The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996) for which he wrote the theme song and has received multiple Emmy nominations for Outstanding Music Direction and Composition...

70. Patina Miller

Actress | The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

Patina Miller can currently be seen as press coordinator "Daisy Grant" in the second season of CBS' hit drama series, Madam Secretary (2014), starring Téa Leoni, Bebe Neuwirth and Tim Daly. Written by Barbara Hall and directed by David Semel, the series premiered in September 2014 and returned to ...

2006

71. Ming-Na Wen

Actress | Mulan

Ming-Na ("enlightenment") was born on the island of Macau, forty miles from Hong Kong. Her mother, Lin Chan Wen, divorced her father when Ming-Na was only a toddler. She has an older brother named Jonathan. After the divorce, they moved to Hong Kong where her mother became a nurse. There her mother...

72. Greg Mottola

Director | Adventureland

Greg Mottola was born on July 11, 1964 in Dix Hills, Long Island, New York, USA as Gregory James Mottola. He is a director and producer, known for Adventureland (2009), Superbad (2007) and The Daytrippers (1996).

BFA, Art.

73. Vince O'Brien

Actor | Quiz Show

Vince O'Brien was born on January 11, 1919 in New Britain, Connecticut, USA as Vincent J. O'Brien. He was an actor, known for Quiz Show (1994), Annie Hall (1977) and Dark Shadows (1966). He was married to Kate. He died on June 19, 2010 in Haworth, New Jersey, USA.

1949

74. Rory O'Malley

Actor | Dreamgirls

Rory O'Malley is an actor, known for Dreamgirls (2006), Mother's Day (2016) and Nurse Jackie (2009).

2003

76. John Pasquin

Director | The Santa Clause

John Pasquin was born on June 8, 1945. He is a director and producer, known for The Santa Clause (1994), Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous (2005) and Home Improvement (1991). He has been married to JoBeth Williams since March 14, 1982. They have two children.

77. George Peppard

Actor | Breakfast at Tiffany's

Handsome and elegant George Peppard occasionally displayed considerable talent through his career, but was too often cast in undemanding action roles. Following Broadway and television experience, he made a strong film debut in The Strange One (1957). He started getting noticed when he played ...

1951

78. Fern Persons

Actress | Hoosiers

Fern Persons was born on July 27, 1910 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Fern Ball. She was an actress, known for Hoosiers (1986), Risky Business (1983) and Field of Dreams (1989). She was married to Max Persons. She died on July 22, 2012 in Littleton, Colorado, USA.

79. Billy Porter

Actor | Pose

Before embarking on a career as a mainstream pop vocalist, Billy Porter built a substantial reputation as a theatrical singer in Broadway productions such as Grease and Smokey Joe's Cafe. He made his initial impact by placing 'Love Is On The Way' on the soundtrack to the film First Wives' Club, in ...

Tony award winner for Kinky Boots.

MA, blues singer.

81. Derek Stephen Prince

Actor | Bleach: Burîchi

Derek Stephen Prince aka Steve Prince, is a graduate from Carnegie Mellon University, graduating in 1991 with a BFA in Musical Theater. He has been in the voiceover industry for 23 years. He is best known for his roles as Ken Ichijoji and Veemon from the second season of Digimon, Uryu Ishida in ...

82. Zachary Quinto

Actor | Star Trek

Zachary Quinto was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Margaret J. (McArdle), an Irish-American office worker, and Joseph John Quinto, an Italian-American barber. Zachary graduated from Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh, with the class of 1995, where he won Pittsburgh's Gene Kelly Award ...

1999

83. Sally Jessy Raphael

Self | The Addams Family

Sally Jessy Raphael was born on February 25, 1935 in Easton, Pennsylvania, USA as Sally Lowenthal. She is an actress and producer, known for The Addams Family (1991), The Equalizer (1985) and The Guru (2002). She has been married to Karl Soderland since 1962. They have one child. She was previously...

briefly attended

84. Norman René

Director | Longtime Companion

Norman René was born in 1951 in Bristol, Rhode Island, USA. He was a director and producer, known for Longtime Companion (1989), Prelude to a Kiss (1992) and American Playhouse (1981). He died on May 24, 1996 in New York City, New York, USA.

85. Kali Rocha

Actress | Man with a Plan

Kali Rocha was born on December 5, 1971 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Kali Michele Rocha. She is an actress and writer, known for Man with a Plan (2016), Liv and Maddie (2013) and Grey's Anatomy (2005). She has been married to Michael Krikorian since 2006. They have two children.

86. Lori Rom

Actress | Baiohazâdo: Dijenerêshon

Lori Rom was born on August 16, 1975 in Red Bank, New Jersey, USA as Loren Rom. She is an actress, known for Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008), He Got Game (1998) and Charmed (1998). She is married to Ronnie Steadman.

87. George A. Romero

Writer | Land of the Dead

George A. Romero never set out to become a Hollywood figure; by all indications, though, he was very successful. The director of the groundbreaking "Living Dead" films was born February 4, 1940 ,in New York City to Ann (Dvorsky) and Jorge Romero. His father was born in Spain and raised in Cuba, and...

1960

88. Ann Roth

Costume_designer | The English Patient

Ann Roth was born on October 30, 1931 in Hanover, Pennsylvania, USA. She is known for her work on The English Patient (1996), Cold Mountain (2003) and The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999).

89. Laura San Giacomo

Actress | Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Laura San Giacomo was born November 14, 1962 in West Orange, New Jersey, to MaryJo and John San Giacomo. She was raised in the nearby city of Denville. She went to Morris Knolls High School in Denville, where she got the acting bug and had the lead in several school plays. Laura got a Fine Arts ...

1984

90. Mary Kate Schellhardt

Actress | What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Mary Kate Schellhardt grew up in an artistic family. Always in acting class, Mary Kate studied in Chicago at the Piven Theatre Workshop where she developed through the Viola Spolin techniques in theatre games.

At the age of 13, she was discovered by casting director Gail Levin, during a nationwide ...

BFA 2001.

91. Pablo Schreiber

Actor | 13 Hours

Pablo Tell Schreiber was born in Ymir, British Columbia, Canada, to Lorraine Reaveley, a Canadian psychotherapist, and Tell Schreiber, an American actor. His paternal half-brother is actor Liev Schreiber. Pablo, who is named after Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, was raised in Ymir, and moved to Seattle,...

92. Stephen Schwartz

Soundtrack | The Prince of Egypt

Stephen Schwartz was born on March 6, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA. He has been married to Carole Piasecki since July 6, 1969. They have two children.

93. Emily Skinner

Actress | Anastasia

Emily Skinner was born on June 29, 1970 in Richmond, Virginia, USA. She is known for her work on Anastasia (1997), Ten Stories Tall (2010) and The Adulterer (2000).

94. Patricia Tallman

Actress | Night of the Living Dead

When she portrayed "Lyta Alexander" in the Hugo Award-winning sci-fi series Babylon 5 (1994), Patricia Tallman was the most powerful telepath in the universe. Seems fitting, considering that the actress knew she was going to be in show business at the early age of two. It was then that she first ...

1979

95. John-Michael Tebelak

Writer | Godspell: A Musical Based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew

John-Michael Tebelak was born on September 17, 1949 in Berea, Ohio, USA. He was a writer, known for Godspell (1973), Godspell (2017) and Camera Three (1955). He died on April 2, 1985 in New York City, New York, USA.

MFA

96. Jim Tetlow

Camera_department | Sesame Street

Head of Eternal Productions, part of the Harpazo Network.

lighting designer and theatre consultant

97. Sada Thompson

Actress | Family

Renowned and highly respected actress Sada Thompson has earned critical acclaim both on stage and TV for her noble, strong-minded matrons, but her more challenging and compelling work has come when her characters have displayed darker, more neurotic tones.

Born in Des Moines, Iowa, she was the ...

1949

98. Michael Tucker

Actor | L.A. Law

Baltimore-born actor Michael Tucker developed an interest in performing as a teen, when he made a chorus appearance as a "Lost Boy" in an amateur theater presentation of "Peter Pan". Following high school, he studied drama at Carnegie Tech., then found work in stock shows and in such repertory ...

99. Tamara Tunie

Actress | Flight

Tamara Tunie was born on March 14, 1959 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USA as Tamara Renee Tunie. She is an actress and director, known for Flight (2012), The Devil's Advocate (1997) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999). She was previously married to Gregory Generet and Greg Bouquett.

100. Blair Underwood

Actor | Deep Impact

Smart, confident, eloquent, exceptionally handsome African-American actor Blair Underwood was born in Tacoma, Washington in 1964, the son of Marilyn Ann, an interior decorator, and Frank Eugene Underwood, Sr., an army colonel. With his family, he lived all over the world. Trained in musical theater...

1988



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