The Best Actresses and Actors - Born in the 1930s

by dziwnytenswiat | created - 04 Sep 2020 | updated - 4 days ago | Public

The current year of the competition: 1997 - Film No. 44 Here is the link to the current year: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls027054195/

Points from my "The Best Films Ever Made"-Lists: Vol. 1 = 100%, Vol. 2 = 50%, Vol. 3 = 33%, Vol. 4 = 25%, Vol. 5 = 20 %, Vol. 6 = 17%

1. Robert Duvall

Actor | The Apostle

Veteran actor and director Robert Selden Duvall was born on January 5, 1931, in San Diego, CA, to Mildred Virginia (Hart), an amateur actress, and William Howard Duvall, a career military officer who later became an admiral. Duvall majored in drama at Principia College (Elsah, IL), then served a ...

6345 points

2. Liv Ullmann

Actress | Viskningar och rop

Liv Ullmann's father was a Norwegian engineer who used to work abroad, so as a child she lived in Tokyo, Canada, New York and Oslo. In the mid-1950s she made her stage debut and in 1957 made her film debut. She really became successful, however, when she began to work for Swedish director Ingmar ...

6149 points

3. Romy Schneider

Actress | L'important c'est d'aimer

Romy Schneider was born on 23 September 1938 in Vienna, Austria into a family of actors. Making her film debut at the age of 15, her breakthrough came two years later in the very popular trilogy Sissi (1955). Her mother, supervising her daughter's career, immediately approved Romy's participation ...

5934 points

4. Gian Maria Volontè

Actor | Per un pugno di dollari

Born in Milan in 1933, Gian Maria Volontè studied in Rome at the National Dramatic Arts Academy, where he obtained his degree in 1957. He began working in theatre and television, where he was soon noticed as one of the most promising actors of his generation. After several supporting appearances in ...

5920 points

5. Dustin Hoffman

Actor | The Graduate

Dustin Lee Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California, to Lillian (Gold) and Harry Hoffman, who was a furniture salesman and prop supervisor for Columbia Pictures. He was raised in a Jewish family (from Ukraine, Russia-Poland, and Romania). Hoffman graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1955, ...

5508 points

6. Alain Delon

Actor | Le Samouraï

Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon was born in Sceaux, Hauts-de-Seine, France, to Édith (Arnold) and Fabien Delon. His father was of French and Corsican Italian descent, and his mother was of French and German ancestry. His parents divorced early on, and Delon had a stormy childhood, being ...

5427 points

7. Gene Hackman

Actor | The French Connection

Eugene Allen Hackman was born in San Bernardino, California, the son of Anna Lyda Elizabeth (Gray) and Eugene Ezra Hackman, who operated a newspaper printing press. He is of Pennsylvania Dutch (German), English, and Scottish ancestry, partly by way of Canada, where his mother was born. After ...

5332 points

8. M. Emmet Walsh

Actor | Blood Simple

Wonderfully talented, heavyset character actor (from New York, but regularly playing Southerners) M. Emmet Walsh has made a solid career of playing corrupt cops, deadly crooks, and zany comedic roles since the early 1970s.

Michael Emmet Walsh was born in Ogdensburg, to Agnes Katharine (Sullivan) and...

5329 points

9. Claudia Cardinale

Actress | C'era una volta il West

Like many other female Italian film stars, Claudia Cardinale's entry into the business was by way of a beauty pageant. She was 17 years old and studying at the Centro Sperimentale in Rome when she entered a beauty contest, which resulted in her getting a succession of small film roles. Her earthy ...

5313 points

10. Woody Allen

Writer | Manhattan

Woody Allen was born on December 1, 1935, as Allen Konigsberg, in Brooklyn, NY, the son of Martin Konigsberg and Nettie Konigsberg. He has one younger sister, Letty Aronson. As a young boy, he became intrigued with magic tricks and playing the clarinet, two hobbies that he continues today.

Allen ...

5084 points

11. Jack Nicholson

Actor | Chinatown

Jack Nicholson, an American actor, producer, director and screenwriter, is a three-time Academy Award winner and twelve-time nominee. Nicholson is also notable for being one of two actors - the other being Michael Caine - who have received an Oscar nomination in every decade from the '60s through ...

4857 points

12. Bibi Andersson

Actress | Persona

Her artistic dreams came early in life and were further supported by her older sister Gerd Andersson who became a ballet dancer at the Royal Opera and made her acting debut in 1951. Bibi, on the other side, had to make do with bit parts and commercials. She debuted in Dum-Bom (1953), playing ...

4856 points

13. Tatsuya Nakadai

Actor | Seppuku

Japanese leading man, an important star and one of the handful of Japanese actors well known outside Japan. Nakadai was a tall handsome clerk in a Tokyo shop when director Masaki Kobayashi encountered him and cast him in The Thick-Walled Room (1956). Nakadai was subsequently cast in the lead role in...

4773 points

14. Armin Mueller-Stahl

Actor | Eastern Promises

Armin Mueller-Stahl is a German actor with a relatively long film career. He was once nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, for his role as an abusive father in the biographical drama "Shine" (1996).

In 1930, Mueller-Stahl was born in Tilsit, East Prussia. The town developed ...

4763 points

15. Clint Eastwood

Actor | Million Dollar Baby

Clint Eastwood was born May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the son of Clinton Eastwood Sr., a bond salesman and later manufacturing executive for Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Ruth Wood, a housewife turned IBM operator. He had a comfortable, middle-class upbringing in nearby Piedmont. At school ...

4728 points

16. Kyôko Kagawa

Actress | Tengoku to jigoku

Born in Namegata, Ibaraki Prefecture in 1931, Kagawa Kyoko (also Makino Kyoko) has endured through the golden age of Japanese cinema, into the end of the century and onto the new to act in many of the more important films from her native country. Growing up she had aspired to learn English and then...

4684 points

17. Gunnel Lindblom

Actress | Det sjunde inseglet

After acting studies at the Gothenburg City Theatre from 1950-52, she made her breakthrough debut in Gustaf Molander's Kärlek (1952). When Ingmar Bergman became head of the Malmö City Theatre he asked her to join him there and with him as a director she played the role of Margareta in Goethe's...

4625 points

18. Danny Aiello

Actor | Do the Right Thing

Danny Aiello was an American actor of Italian descent, and enjoyed a lengthy career in film. He was once nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, for his role as Salvatore "Sal" Frangione in the comedy-drama film "Do the Right Thing" (1989).

Aiello was born in Manhattan, New York ...

4593 points

19. Michiyo Aratama

Actress | Ningen no jôken

Michiyo Aratama was born on January 15, 1930 in Nara, Japan. She was an actress, known for The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (1959), The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (1959) and The Sword of Doom (1966). She died on March 17, 2001 in Tokyo, Japan.

4314 points

20. Philippe Noiret

Actor | Nuovo Cinema Paradiso

Philippe Noiret was one of French cinema's most familiar faces who appeared in more than 140 films in a career that spanned more than half a century.

He was born on October 1, 1930, in Lille, Nord, France, into a middle class family of shopkeepers. His father was fond of literature. Young Noiret ...

4252 points

21. Sophia Loren

Actress | La ciociara

Sophia Loren was born as Sofia Scicolone at the Clinica Regina Margherita in Rome on September 20, 1934. Her father Riccardo was married to another woman and refused to marry her mother Romilda Villani, despite the fact that she was the mother of his two children (Sophia and her younger sister ...

4152 points

22. Gena Rowlands

Actress | The Notebook

Virginia Cathryn "Gena" Rowlands is an American film, stage, and television actress, whose career in the entertainment industry has spanned over six decades. A four-time Emmy and two-time Golden Globe winner, she is known for her collaborations with her late actor-director husband John Cassavetes ...

4099 points

23. Michael Lonsdale

Actor | The Day of the Jackal

Tall, bearded, heavy-set Anglo-French character actor, best known internationally for playing Deputy Commissioner Claude Lebel in The Day of the Jackal (1973) and Bond villain Hugo Drax in Moonraker (1979). The son of an English army officer (Edward Lonsdale-Crouch) and a Franco-Irish mother (...

4078 points

24. Richard Bright

Actor | The Godfather Part III

Fair complexioned, cold-eyed actor Richard Bright notched up an impressive array of character performances of often shifty, or deadly characters on the wrong side of the law. He first came to attention as a burglar in the engrossing The Panic in Needle Park (1971), and then followed it the ...

4073 points

25. Harvey Keitel

Actor | Reservoir Dogs

American actor and producer Harvey Keitel was born on May 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York City, to Miriam (Klein) and Harry Keitel. An Oscar and Golden Globe Award nominee, he has appeared in films such as Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets (1973) and Taxi Driver (1976), Ridley Scott's The Duellists (...

4020 points

26. Jean-Louis Trintignant

Actor | Amour

Born 1930 in Piolenc in south France as son of a wealthy industrialist. Studied law in Aix-en-Provence. Started theatrical acting in 1950, but was regarded untalented at first, until Roger Vadim discovered him for the movies. When the press stalked him 1956 because of rumors of an affair with ...

4003 points

27. Pierre Maguelon

Actor | Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie

Pierre Maguelon was born on September 3, 1933 in Labruguière, Tarn, France. He was an actor and writer, known for The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972), Cyrano de Bergerac (1990) and The Tiger Brigades (1974). He died on July 10, 2010 in Perpignan, France.

3936 points

28. Anthony Hopkins

Actor | The Silence of the Lambs

Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, to Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker. His parents were both of half Welsh and half English descent. Influenced by Richard Burton, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. In 1965, ...

3924 points

29. Stéphane Audran

Actress | Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie

Stéphane Audran was born on November 8, 1932 in Versailles, Seine-et-Oise [now Yvelines], France as Colette Suzanne Jeannine Dacheville. She was an actress, known for Der diskrete Charme der Bourgeoisie (1972), Babettes Fest (1987) and Der Schlachter (1970). She was married to Claude Chabrol and ...

3921 points

30. Jean-Claude Brialy

Director | Églantine

One of the most popular and respected actors to come from the French "New Wave" film movement, Jean-Claude Brialy was born to a military family, which included one brother, in French colonial Algeria on March 30, 1933. Residing in various places while his father, a colonel with the French Army, ...

3908 points

31. Donald Sutherland

Actor | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The towering presence of Canadian actor Donald Sutherland is often noticed, as are his legendary contributions to cinema. He has appeared in almost 200 different shows and films. He is also the father of renowned actor Kiefer Sutherland, among others.

Donald McNichol Sutherland was born in Saint ...

3889 points

32. Renato Salvatori

Actor | Z

Renato Salvatori was born on March 20, 1933 in Seravezza, Tuscany, Italy. He was an actor, known for Z (1969), Rocco and His Brothers (1960) and The Organiser (1963). He was married to Annie Girardot. He died on March 27, 1988 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

3885 points

33. John Hillerman

Actor | Magnum, P.I.

The impeccably urbane Englishman Jonathan Quayle Higgins III (VC !) -- Tom Selleck's sophisticated majordomo in Magnum, P.I. (1980) -- was of French, German and Austrian descent, raised in a small Texas town and educated at a Catholic high school. He majored in journalism from the University of ...

3831 points

34. Soumitra Chatterjee

Actor | Apur Sansar

Soumitra Chatterjee is an Indian actor, playwright and poet. World-renowned film director Satyajit Ray has acted in multiple shadow films. He has made Bengali film a place in the court of the world. In his long acting career, he has received many awards from home and abroad. His films have also won...

3816 points

35. Anatoliy Solonitsyn

Actor | Stalker

The famous Russian actor was discovered by Andrei Tarkovsky. He was looking for an actor to play the part of Andrei Rublev for his second full-length film and accidentally found the completely unknown Solonitsyn in Chelyabinsk. He worked there as an amateur actor. After Andrei Rublev, he played ...

3807 points

36. Alan Bates

Actor | Gosford Park

Alan Bates decided to be an actor at age 11. After grammar school in Derbyshire, he earned a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. Following two years in the Royal Air Force, he joined the new English Stage Company at the Royal Court Theatre. His West End debut in 1956, at 22...

3781 points

37. Shirley MacLaine

Actress | Terms of Endearment

Shirley MacLaine was born Shirley MacLean Beaty in Richmond, Virginia. Her mother, Kathlyn Corinne (MacLean), was a drama teacher from Nova Scotia, Canada, and her father, Ira Owens Beaty, a professor of psychology and real estate agent, was from Virginia. Her brother, Warren Beatty, was born on ...

3702 points

38. Michael Caine

Actor | The Dark Knight

Michael Caine was born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite in London, to Ellen Frances Marie (Burchell), a charlady, and Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, a fish-market porter. He left school at age 15 and took a series of working-class jobs before joining the British army and serving in Korea during the Korean ...

3695 points

39. Oleg Tabakov

Actor | Voyna i mir

Oleg Tabakov was a renown Russian actor, director, and public figure, who played over 100 roles in film and on TV. He is best known for his roles as Count Nikita Rostov in War and Peace (1965) by Sergey Bondarchuk, and as Oblomov in the eponymous film by Nikita Mikhalkov.

He was born Oleg Pavlovich ...

3694 points

40. John Cazale

Actor | Dog Day Afternoon

John Cazale was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to an Irish-American mother, Cecilia (Holland), and an Italian-American father, John Cazale. Cazale only made five feature films in his career, all which many fans and critics alike call classics. But before his film debut, the short The American Way (...

3644 points

41. Zbigniew Zapasiewicz

Actor | Zycie jako smiertelna choroba przenoszona droga plciowa

Zbigniew Zapasiewicz was born on September 13, 1934 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. He was an actor and director, known for Life as a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease (2000), Television Theater (1953) and Camouflage (1977). He was married to Olga Sawicka and Krystyna Maciejewska-Zapasiewicz. He ...

3639 points

42. Hisashi Igawa

Actor | Ran

Hisashi Igawa was born on November 17, 1936 in Shenyang, Occupied Manchuria. He is an actor, known for Ran (1985), Dreams (1990) and Hara-Kiri (1962).

3610 points

43. Lee Remick

Actress | Anatomy of a Murder

Lee Remick was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, to Gertrude Margaret (Waldo), an actress, and Francis Edwin Remick, a department store owner. She had Irish and English ancestry. Remick was educated at Barnard College, studied dance and worked on stage and TV, before making her film debut as a sexy ...

3593 points

44. Ian Holm

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Sir Ian Holm was one of the world's greatest actors, a Laurence Olivier Award-winning, Tony Award-winning, BAFTA-winning and Academy Award-nominated British star of films and the stage. He was a member of the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company and has played more than 100 roles in films and on ...

3465 points

45. Anouk Aimée

Actress |

The daughter of actress Geneviève Sorya, in 1948 she played the part of Juliette in The Lovers of Verona (1949). During the 1950s and 1960s she made various films, including Montparnasse 19 (1958) and La dolce vita (1960), but only Lola (1961) , Jacques Demy, and A Man and a Woman (1966) Claude ...

3446 points

46. Harriet Andersson

Actress | Viskningar och rop

Discovered at age 20 by celebrated director Ingmar Bergman, she became part of Bergman's regular stable of performers; in fact, he wrote Summer with Monika (1953) especially for her breakthrough. Extraordinary and versatile as an actress, her roles have ranged from the naive young wife in Sawdust ...

3414 points

47. Noble Willingham

Actor | Walker, Texas Ranger

Noble Willingham appeared in more than 30 feature films, including Up Close & Personal (1996), Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Chinatown (1974), City Slickers (1991), and The Distinguished Gentleman (1992).

He was born in the small town of Mineola, Texas, east of Dallas. After graduating from...

3311 points

48. Dennis Hopper

Actor | Easy Rider

Multi-talented and unconventional actor/director regarded by many as one of the true "enfant terribles" of Hollywood who led an amazing cinematic career for more than five decades, Dennis Hopper was born on May 17, 1936, in Dodge City, Kansas. The young Hopper expressed interest in acting from a ...

3299 points

49. Silvana Mangano

Actress | Dune

Silvana Mangano was born on April 21, 1930 in Rome, Italy and was raised in poverty during World War II. She trained as a dancer for seven years and supported herself as a model. In 1946, at age 16, she won the Miss Rome beauty pageant and through this, she obtained role in a Maria Della Costa film...

3276 points

50. Robert Redford

Actor | The Natural

Born on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, to Charles Robert Redford, an accountant for Standard Oil, and Martha Redford, who died in 1955, the year he graduated high school, Charles Robert Redford Jr. was a scrappy kid who stole hubcaps in high school and lost his college baseball ...

3064 points

51. Elizabeth Taylor

Actress | Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor was considered one of the last, if not the last, major star to have come out of the old Hollywood studio system. She was known internationally for her beauty, especially for her violet eyes, with which she captured audiences early on in her youth and kept the world hooked ...

2924 points

52. Sean Connery

Actor | Dr. No

The tall, handsome and muscular Scottish actor Sean Connery is best known as the original actor to portray James Bond in the hugely successful movie franchise, starring in seven films between 1962 and 1983. Some believed that such a career-defining role might leave him unable to escape it, but he ...

2915 points

53. Hark Bohm

Writer | Aus dem Nichts

Hark Bohm was born on May 18, 1939 in Hamburg, Germany. He is an actor and writer, known for In the Fade (2017), Yasemin (1988) and Chetan, Indian Boy (1973). He is married to Natalia Bowakow. They have six children.

2898 points

54. Marie Dubois

Actress | Jules et Jim

Marie Dubois was born on January 12, 1937 in Paris, France. She is known for Jules and Jim (1962), La menace (1977) and Shoot the Piano Player (1960). She was married to Serge Rousseau. She died on October 15, 2014 in Lescar, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France.

2882 points

55. Horst Buchholz

Actor | La vita è bella

On the cast list of The Magnificent Seven (1960), you will find several names that doubtless you know well: Charles Bronson, Steve McQueen, and Yul Brynner. But there is one name that you will have difficulty pronouncing, let alone identifying as an actor you have seen before. That man is Horst ...

2866 points

56. Ellen Burstyn

Actress | Requiem for a Dream

Ellen Burstyn was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Correine Marie (Hamel) and John Austin Gillooly. She is of Irish, French/French-Canadian, Pennsylvania Dutch (German), and Native American ancestry.. She worked a number of jobs before she became an actress. At 14, she was a short-order cook at a ...

2849 points

57. Timothy Scott

Actor | Footloose

Tim Scott was tall and thin, who sometimes went unshaven, and because of this somewhat unsavory look he was often cast in westerns. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, but as a young boy moved with his family to Albuquerque, New Mexico. He loved the theater deeply and he became the co-founder of the ...

2819 points

58. Lea Massari

Actress | L'avventura

Lea Massari was born on June 30, 1933 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is an actress and writer, known for L'Avventura (1960), Murmur of the Heart (1971) and Indian Summer (1972).

2816 points

59. Mario Adorf

Actor | Der große Bellheim

Mario Adorf, a tell-tale name indeed. Mario calls to mind the actor's Italian roots (his father was a Calabrian surgeon) whereas Adorf reveals his German origins (his mother was a radiologist from the German region Eifel). As for the full name Mario Adorf it echoes to perfection the international ...

2811 points

60. Darryl Hickman

Actor | Network

Although younger brother Dwayne Hickman (born 1934) is probably the better-remembered sibling today with his cult following as TV's favorite lovestruck teenager Dobie Gillis and a few "Beach Party" films, it is Darryl Hickman who is certainly the more prolific brother in the movies. At one time, he...

2797 points

61. Anne Bancroft

Actress | The Graduate

Anne Bancroft was born on September 17, 1931 in The Bronx, NY, the middle daughter of Michael Italiano (1905-2001), a dress pattern maker, and Mildred DiNapoli (1907-2010), a telephone operator. She made her cinema debut in Don't Bother to Knock (1952) in 1952, and over the next five years appeared...

2774 points

62. Dean Stockwell

Actor | Quantum Leap

Dean Robert Stockwell grew up in North Hollywood, the son of Broadway performers Harry Stockwell and Elizabeth "Betty" Stockwell (née Veronica). His vaudevillian father was a replacement Curly in the original production of "Oklahoma!". He was also a decent tenor whose voice was used for the part of...

2760 points

63. Janusz Gajos

Actor | Trois couleurs: Blanc

Janusz Gajos was born on September 23, 1939 in Dabrowa Górnicza, Slaskie, Poland. He is an actor and director, known for Three Colors: White (1994), Fuks (1999) and Body (2015).

2745 points

64. Marek Walczewski

Actor | Ono

Marek Walczewski was born on April 9, 1937 in Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland. He was an actor, known for Stranger (2004), Smierc prezydenta (1977) and The Hexer (2001). He was married to Malgorzata Niemirska. He died on May 26, 2009 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

2731 points

65. Morgan Freeman

Actor | Driving Miss Daisy

With an authoritative voice and calm demeanor, this ever popular American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema. Morgan was born on June 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, to Mayme Edna (Revere), a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber. The young Freeman...

2716 points

66. Natalie Wood

Actress | Rebel Without a Cause

Natalie Wood was an American actress of Russian and Ukranian descent. She started her career as a child actress and eventually transitioned into teenage roles, young adult roles, and middle-aged roles. She drowned off Catalina Island on November 29, 1981 at age 43.

Wood was born July 20, 1938 in San...

2698 points

67. Margarita Lozano

Actress | Per un pugno di dollari

Margarita Lozano was born on February 14, 1931 in Tetuan, Spain. She was an actress, known for A Fistful of Dollars (1964), Jean de Florette (1986) and Viridiana (1961). She died on February 7, 2022 in Lorca, Murcia, Spain.

2693 points

68. Tony Roberts

Actor | The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

Versatility and ability to portray a variety of characters over four decades on stage, screen, and television have made Tony Roberts one of the busiest actors in America. He is a graduate of the High School of Music and Arts, which merged with the High School of Performing Arts to become LaGuardia ...

2667 points

69. Milena Vukotic

Actress | Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie

Milena Vukotic was born on April 23, 1935 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is known for The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972), A Good Woman (2004) and Letters to Juliet (2010).

2631 points

70. Sandy Dennis

Actress | Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

It would not be easy for anyone to out-do one of American theater's finest thespians, but somehow actress Sandy Dennis managed to even out-quirk the legendary Geraldine Page when it came to affecting nervous tics and offbeat mannerisms on stage and in film. She and Page had few peers when it came ...

2623 points

71. Roberto Herlitzka

Actor | Buongiorno, notte

Roberto Herlitzka was born on October 2, 1937 in Turin, Piedmont, Italy. He is known for Good Morning, Night (2003), The Great Beauty (2013) and The Red and the Blue (2012). He has been married to Chiara Cajoli since 1968.

2623 points

72. Yûsuke Kawazu

Actor | Kurotokage

Yûsuke Kawazu was born on May 12, 1935 in Tokyo, Japan. He was an actor, known for Black Lizard (1968), Killers on Parade (1961) and Epitaph to My Love (1961). He died on February 26, 2022 in Japan.

2596 points

73. Peter Berling

Actor | Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes

Peter Berling was born on March 20, 1934 in Obrawalde, Meseritz, West Prussia, Germany [now Obrzyce, Miedzyrzecz, Lubuskie, Poland]. He was an actor and writer, known for Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972), Fitzcarraldo (1982) and The Name of the Rose (1986). He died on November 21, 2017 in Rome, ...

2581 points

74. Alan Arkin

Actor | Argo

Alan Arkin is an Academy Award-winning American actor who is also an acclaimed director, producer, author, singer and composer.

He was born Alan Wolf Arkin on March 26, 1934, in Brooklyn, New York. His family were Jewish emigrants from Russia and Germany. In 1946, the Arkins moved from Brooklyn to ...

2554 points

75. Lane Smith

Actor | My Cousin Vinny

Lane Smith was born on April 29, 1936 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He was an actor, known for My Cousin Vinny (1992), Red Dawn (1984) and The Mighty Ducks (1992). He was married to Deborah Lynn Price and Sydnee Roberta Balaber. He died on June 13, 2005 in Northridge, California, USA.

2517 points

76. Akiji Kobayashi

Actor | Urutoraman: Kûsô tokusatsu shirîzu

Akiji Kobayashi was born on September 6, 1930 in Tokyo, Japan. He was an actor, known for Ultraman: A Special Effects Fantasy Series (1965), Hara-Kiri (1962) and Ultraman (1967). He died on August 27, 1996.

2512 points

77. Matt Clark

Actor | The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

Born In Washington, D.C., Matt grew up in Arlington, VA, the son of Frederick W. Clark, a boat builder and cabinet maker, and Theresa (Costello) Clark, owner and director of a private school in Arlington. Following a two-year stint in the army, Matt attended George Washington University, but ...

2510 points

78. Ingrid Caven

Actress | Suspiria

Ingrid Caven was born on August 3, 1938 in Saarbrücken, Germany. She is an actress and production manager, known for Suspiria (2018), Ludwig - Requiem for a Virgin King (1972) and Looping (1981). She was previously married to Rainer Werner Fassbinder.

2506 points

79. Adriana Asti

Actress | Caligola

Adriana Asti was born on April 30, 1931 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. She is known for Caligula (1979), The Best of Youth (2003) and Pasolini (2014). She has been married to Giorgio Ferrara since December 22, 1980. She was previously married to Fabio Mauri.

2499 points

80. Mickey Kuhn

Actor | A Streetcar Named Desire

One of Hollywood's staple child actors during the 30s and 40s, Mickey Kuhn played alongside many a top Hollywood star from Leslie Howard and Conrad Nagel's son to playing Dick Tracy's ward. Once he reached the "awkward teens" stage, however, he found himself primarily unemployed or in unbilled ...

2497 points

81. Sandra Milo

Actress |

During the 1950s and 1960s bosomy, scintillating, dark-haired Tunisian leading lady Sandra Milo played bored patricians, manipulative mistresses and other enticing ladies of questionable morals with typical sensuous flare in scores of Italian and French productions.

Born Elena Liliana Greco in Tunis...

2494 points

82. Vernon Dobtcheff

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Once called "the patron saint of the acting profession" by Rupert Everett, Franco-British thespian Vernon Dobtcheff was born to a family of Russian extraction Nîmes and reared at Ascham Preparatory School in Eastbourne, Sussex, where he was bitten by the acting bug and won the school's Acting Cup. ...

2474 points

83. Hans Alfredson

Actor | Den enfaldige mördaren

During 1956-60 Hans Alfredson worked at Sveriges Radio together with Tage Danielsson. They wrote, directed and starred in several revues 1962-1982. As a director and scriptwriter for the screen Alfredson tried many different genres. He had his greatest critical successes with Egg! Egg! A Hardboiled...

2473 points

84. Esko Nikkari

Actor | Hamlet liikemaailmassa

Esko Nikkari was born on November 23, 1938 in Lapua, Finland. He was an actor, known for Hamlet Goes Business (1987), Juha (1999) and The Match Factory Girl (1990). He was married to Asteri Martikkala. He died on December 17, 2006 in Seinäjoki, Finland.

2470 points

85. Michael Murphy

Actor | Manhattan

Michael Murphy was born in Los Angeles, California, to Georgia Arlyn (née Money), a teacher, and Bearl Branton Murphy, a salesman. After a hitch in the Marine Corps, Murphy attended the University of Arizona, Tucson, and then went to U.C.L.A. for his California teaching credential. From 1962 to ...

2425 points

86. Sami Frey

Actor | En compagnie d'Antonin Artaud

Sami Frey was born on October 13, 1937 in Paris, France. He is an actor and director, known for En compagnie d'Antonin Artaud (1993), Band of Outsiders (1964) and Cesar & Rosalie (1972).

2419 points

87. Jean-Paul Belmondo

Actor | Pierrot le fou

The son of the renowned French sculptor Paul Belmondo, he studied at Conservatoire National Superieur d'Art Dramatique (CNSAD); after the minor stage performances he made his screen debut in À pied, à cheval et en voiture (1957) but the episodes with his participation were cut before ...

2415 points

88. Umberto Orsini

Actor | La caduta degli dei (Götterdämmerung)

Umberto Orsini was born on April 2, 1934 in Novara, Piedmont, Italy. He is an actor, known for The Damned (1969), Emmanuelle 3 (1977) and Solomon (1997).

2413 points

89. Kenneth Mars

Actor | Young Frankenstein

Kenneth Mars was born on April 4, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Young Frankenstein (1974), The Little Mermaid (1989) and The Producers (1967). He was married to Barbara Newborn. He died on February 12, 2011 in Granada Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

2378 points

90. Frank Vincent

Actor | Goodfellas

"Go home and get your shine box....", so said ill-fated Billy Batts in Goodfellas (1990). However, Billy Batts is better known to a legion of crime-film fans as the talented actor, musician, and comedian Frank Vincent. He was born in North Adams, Massachusetts, but was raised in the Greenville ...

2373 points

91. Sorrell Booke

Actor | The Dukes of Hazzard

Sorrell Booke was born in Buffalo, New York in 1930, the son of a local physician. He found his calling early in life, like most actors, when his family encouraged him to entertain relatives by doing impressions and telling jokes. He went on to study at Yale and Columbia University, and mastered ...

2364 points

92. Jack Kehoe

Actor | Serpico

Jack Kehoe was born on November 21, 1934 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Serpico (1973), Midnight Run (1988) and The Sting (1973). He died on January 14, 2020 in Hollywood Hills, California, USA.

2362 points

93. James Tolkan

Actor | Top Gun

Fiery, forceful and intimidating character actor James Tolkan has carved out a nice little niche for himself in both movies and television alike as a formidable portrayer of fierce and flinty hard-boiled tough guy types. James Stewart Tolkan was born on June 20, 1931 in Calumet, Michigan. His ...

2340 points

94. Peter O'Toole

Actor | Lawrence of Arabia

A leading man of prodigious talents, Peter O'Toole was born and raised in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, the son of Constance Jane Eliot (Ferguson), a Scottish nurse, and Patrick Joseph O'Toole, an Irish metal plater, football player and racecourse bookmaker. Upon leaving school, he decided to become a...

2304 points

95. Jon Voight

Actor | Midnight Cowboy

Jon Voight is an American actor of German and Slovak descent. He has won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role as paraplegic Vietnam War veteran Luke Martin in the war film "Coming Home" (1978). He has also been nominated for the same award other two times. He was first ...

2298 points

96. Lois Smith

Actress | Minority Report

Lois Smith was born on November 3, 1930 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. She is an actress, known for Minority Report (2002), Lady Bird (2017) and Twister (1996). She was previously married to Wesley Dale Smith.

2294 points

97. Jean Rochefort

Actor | L'homme du train

French character star Jean Rochefort expressed an interest in acting early in life. Born in 1930, he trained at the Paris Conservatoire but had to halt his studies due to military service. Relocating to Paris, he developed a minor name for himself in cabaret and stage plays. He also worked with the...

2290 points

98. Dominic Chianese

Actor | The Sopranos

Dominic Chianese was born on February 24, 1931 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for The Sopranos (1999), The Godfather Part II (1974) and All the President's Men (1976). He has been married to Jane Pittson since June 8, 2003. He was previously married to Merle Molofsky ...

2257 points

99. Edward Fox

Actor | A Bridge Too Far

Edward Fox was born on April 13, 1937 in Chelsea, London, England. He is an actor and producer, known for A Bridge Too Far (1977), Never Say Never Again (1983) and The Day of the Jackal (1973). He has been married to Joanna David since 2004. They have two children. He was previously married to ...

2254 points

100. David McCallum

Actor | The Great Escape

Since David McCallum's father, David McCallum Sr., was first violinist for the London Philharmonic and his mother, Dorothy Dorman, was a cellist, it's not surprising that David was originally headed for a career in music, playing oboe. He studied briefly at the Royal Academy of Music. He left that,...

2235 points



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