Directors

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1. Simon Baker

Actor | Margin Call

Simon Baker was first recognized in 1992, when he received Australia's prestigious Logie award for Most Popular New Talent. Upon relocating to Los Angeles with his family, Baker was immediately cast in the Academy Award winning film L.A. Confidential (1997).

2. Sarah Wayne Callies

Actress | Prison Break

Actress, writer, director, Sarah Wayne Callies is best known for starring in multiple hit television series. Most recently, she starred in the NBC drama series, "Council Of Dads", the first season of which is currently available on NBC's website, Peacock, and Hulu. Prior to "Council Of Dads", Sarah...

3. Abbie Cobb

Actress | The Candle

Abbie Cobb can be seen in the recurring role of "Kimantha" on the popular ABC series, Suburgatory (2011). She also co-stars in two upcoming feature films: Moms' Night Out (2014), from TriStar Pictures, and the period drama, The Umbrella Man (2016). Most recently, she starred in the ABC drama pilot, ...

4. Vinessa Shaw

Actress | 3:10 to Yuma

Vinessa Shaw was born on July 19, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Vinessa Elizabeth Shaw. She is an actress and director, known for 3:10 to Yuma (2007), Hocus Pocus (1993) and Eyes Wide Shut (1999). She has been married to Kristopher Gifford since 2017. They have one child.

5. Tori Black

Actress | Tori Black Is Pretty Filthy

Tall (5'9"), lovely, and slender brunette knockout Tori Black was born Michelle Chapman on August 26, 1988 in Seattle, Washington. Tori has been a dancer since she was seven years old (she used to be a belly dance instructor). Moreover, Black played football and boxed while growing up. In 2007 Tori...

6. Sasha Wexler

Actress | Sound of My Voice

Sasha Wexler was born in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Sound of My Voice (2011), Ray Donovan (2013) and The Worst Yoga Teacher Ever (2014).

7. Leslie Hope

Director | Lost in Space

Leslie Hope was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and is a dual citizen of the US and Canada. She has directed several episodes of television including Snowpiercer (2020), Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (2022), Lost in Space (2018), The Order (2019), Murdoch Mysteries (2008), Van Helsing (2016), ...

8. Sarah Shahi

Actress | Bullet to the Head

Sarah Shahi was born Aahoo Jahansouzshahi in Euless, Texas, to an Iranian father and Spanish-Iranian mother. She is a former NFL cheerleader and a descendant of a 19th-century Persian Shah. She attended Trinity High School and Southern Methodist University, studied opera and majored in English. As ...

9. Christy Williams

Actress | Ray Donovan

Christy is an accomplished actress and voice talent based in Los Angeles, California. She has worked on major film, television, commercial, and voice-over projects including a recurring role opposite Jon Voight on Showtime's Ray Donovan.

Christy is also the founder of Sinc Studios and hosts BIRTH, a...

10. David Paymer

Actor | State and Main

One of modern TV and moviedom's most sturdy and reliable character actors, David Paymer dreamed of being an actor from early childhood. Although he came from a traditional middle-class Jewish family that urged him to become a doctor or lawyer, Paymer felt more at home in the world of the thespian. ...

11. Samaire Armstrong

Actress | Stay Alive

Samaire Armstrong was born on October 31, 1980 in Tokyo, Japan as Samaire Rhys Armstrong. She is an actress and director, known for Stay Alive (2006), It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006) and Just My Luck (2006).

12. Jenny Leonhardt

Actress | Room 104

Jenny Leonhardt was born in Fort Worth, Texas as Jennifer Gilmartin to Patti (Harris), a ballet dancer from Fort Worth, and David Gilmartin, an economist from Tulsa, OK. She has two sibling, an older sister, Alice and a younger brother, Aaron. The family moved when she was six months from Texas to ...

13. Bill Bixby

Actor | The Incredible Hulk

The son of a sales clerk and a department store owner, Bill Bixby was the sixth-generation Californian born as Wilfred Bailey Bixby, on January 22, 1934, in San Francisco, California. An only child growing up in the 1940s and 1950s, he attended schools in the same area, took ballroom dance lessons,...

14. Asia Argento

Actress | Land of the Dead

Asia Argento was born in Rome, Italy, into a family of actors and filmmakers, both occupations which she has herself pursued. She made her debut when she was only nine years old in Sergio Citti's Sogni e bisogni (1985). In 1988 she had the leading role in Cristina Comencini's first film, Zoo (1988)...

15. Amanda Clayton

Actress | City on a Hill

Amanda Clayton is an American actress best known for her role as Cathy Ryan on Showtime's CITY ON A HILL.

Clayton was born in Johnston, Rhode Island. She studied at the University of Rhode Island and later moved to New York City to attend New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts in 2005. She made her...

16. Anne Dudek

Actress | White Chicks

Anne was raised in Newton, Massachusetts. She got the role of Iphigenia in "The Iphigenia Cycle" in Chicago while still in theater school at Northwestern University. She was a resident artist at The Court Theatre in Chicago. The production moved off-Broadway to New York City, where she won the ...

17. Skye P. Marshall

Actress | Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Born in Chicago, Skye is a proud veteran of the United States Air Force. After her enlistment was fulfilled, Skye returned to Chicago and graduated from Northeastern Illinois University, with honors, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Communication, Media & Theatre (CMT Program). After ...

18. Adrienne Kress

Actress | American Gods

Adrienne Kress is an actress and writer, known for American Gods (2017), Lost Girl (2010) and Ryan Gosling Must Be Stopped (2014).

19. Ian McShane

Actor | Deadwood

A natural at portraying complex anti-heroes and charming heavies, Ian McShane is the classically trained, award-winning actor who has grabbed attention and acclaim from audiences and critics around the world with his unforgettable gallery of scoundrels, kings, mobsters and thugs.

And, now, a god as ...

20. Ana Isabel Merez

Actress | Sylvia

Born in Cali, Colombia, Ana Isabel began her journey as a storyteller at an early age. At 5 years old, singing and dancing brought her to the stage, where she was embraced by the wonderful theatre community that would become her home for many years to come. She moved to New York to pursue her ...

21. Vivi Pineda

Actress | Pain & Gain

Vivi Pineda is an actress born in Colombia but grew up in Miami. Vivi and her family moved to Florida when she was seven. Ms. Pineda obtained her bachelor from the University of Miami in International Finance and Marketing, and a Master of Real Estate Development + Urbanism. Before launching her ...

22. Sarah Lancaster

Actress | Chuck

Born in Overland Park, Kansas, Sarah moved to Mission Viejo, California, when she was 10 years old. In 1994, she secured her first role, as a series regular on Saved by the Bell: The New Class (1993). She then gained attention for her recurring role as "Madison Kellner" on the critically-acclaimed ...

23. Amanda Crew

Actress | The Haunting in Connecticut

Amanda Catherine Crew was born in Langley, British Columbia. Her mother is a legal secretary and her father is a telecommunication worker. Amanda attended Brookswood Secondary School in Langley. She began her acting career when she was cast in the musical Dragon Tales during her fourth grade in ...

24. Elizabeth Banks

Actress | The Hunger Games

Elizabeth Banks was born Elizabeth Mitchell in Pittsfield, a small city in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts near the New York border, on February 10, 1974. She is the daughter of Ann (Wallace), who worked in a bank, and Mark P. Mitchell, a factory worker. Elizabeth describes herself as ...

25. Julianna Guill

Actress | The Resident

Julianna Guill was born on July 7, 1987 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA as Julianna Minetree Guill. Her parents are Ann and Earl Guill. She is one of three children who all grew up singing and acting. She began tap, ballet and jazz dance at an early age, and continued singing in the choir ...

26. Miranda July

Writer | Me and You and Everyone We Know

Filmmaker Magazine rated her #1 in their "25 New Faces of Indie Film" in 2004!

She is a performance artist and published short story writer. Since becoming a filmmaker, her debut feature, Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005) has won several film awards.

Daughter of Lindy Hough and Richard ...

27. Claudio Fragasso

Writer | Troll 2

Born in Rome. His father gave him a passion for cinema, taking him to Cinecittà as a child. At the age of ten, the British brother-in-law, director of documentaries for the London BBC, gave him a camera in super 8. He began to shoot many films, involving his friends. He does everything by himself, ...

28. Adam Arkin

Director | Get Shorty

Adam Arkin was born on August 19, 1956 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Get Shorty (2017), A Serious Man (2009) and Sons of Anarchy (2008). He has been married to Michelle Dunker since September 2, 2017. He was previously married to Phyllis Lyons and ...

29. Yangzom Brauen

Director | Rebel

Yangzom was born and raised in Bern, the capital of Switzerland. Completing her studies in Europe's prestigious University of Theater and Music in Bern, she started working in independent theater projects in Switzerland and Germany. Shortly thereafter, she was cast and guest-starred in a well-known...

30. Julie Warner

Actress | Tommy Boy

Julie grew up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Her father, Neil Warner, was a musical arranger, who wrote jingles for products such as Tic-Tacs and Fig Newtons. Her mother, Naomi, is a freelance book agent. A 10-years younger brother, James, works for the New York City Parks Department. At 12, ...

31. Imani Hakim

Actress | Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet

Writer/Actress/Humanitarian, IMANI HAKIM is most recognized for portraying Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas in Lifetime's award winning TV movie, THE GABBY DOUGLAS STORY. In addition to her series regular role of Tonya, sister to Tyler James Williams Chris Rock in the acclaimed series EVERYBODY ...



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