White Nights 1985 premiere

by mikeseravello-41380 | created - 24 Sep 2019 | updated - 22 Oct 2019 | Public

Thursday November 7th, Samuel Goldwyn Theater 8949 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

1. Isabella Rossellini

Actress | Blue Velvet

Isabella Rossellini, the Italian actress and model who has made her home in America since 1979 and holds dual Italian and American citizenship, was born cinema royalty when she made her debut on June 18, 1952 in Rome. She is the daughter of two legends, three-time Oscar-winning Swedish-born actress ...

2. Cher

Actress | Moonstruck

The beat goes on ... and on ... and as strong as ever for this superstar entertainer who has well surpassed the four-decade mark while improbably transforming herself from an artificial, glossy "flashionplate" singer into a serious, Oscar-worthy, dramatic actress ... and back again! With more ups ...

3. Judd Nelson

Actor | The Breakfast Club

Judd Asher Nelson was born on November 28, 1959 in Portland, Maine to attorney Leonard Nelson and his wife, Merle Nelson (attorney and state assemblywoman). Judd attended St. Paul's preparatory school in Concord, New Hampshire before majoring in philosophy at the prestigious Haverford College in ...

4. Barbi Benton

Actress | Fantasy Island

Barbi Benton was born on January 28, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA as Barbara Lynn Klein. She is an actress and composer, known for Fantasy Island (1977), X-Ray (1981) and The Love Boat (1977). She has been married to George Gradow since October 14, 1979. They have two children.

5. Gregory Hines

Actor | History of the World: Part I

Gregory Hines was born on February 14, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA as Gregory Oliver Hines. He is known for his work on History of the World: Part I (1981), Running Scared (1986) and Will & Grace (1998). He was married to Pamela Koslow and Patricia Panella. He died on August 9, 2003 in...

6. Renzo Rossellini

Producer | Fitzcarraldo

Renzo Rossellini first collaborated with his father, Roberto Rossellini, as an assistant director and, later, as his producer until 1977. Then, he founded and served as chairman of "Gaumont Italia" and, later, "Artisti Associati Spa". With these companies, he produced, financed and distributed more...

7. Faye Dunaway

Actress | Network

An icy, elegant blonde with a knack for playing complex and strong-willed female leads, enormously popular actress Faye Dunaway starred in several films which defined what many would come to call Hollywood's "second Golden Age." During her tenure at the top of the box office, she was a more than ...

8. Carl Reiner

Writer | The Dick Van Dyke Show

Carl Reiner is a legend of American comedy, who achieved great success as a comic actor, a director, producer and recording artist. He won nine Emmy Awards, three as an actor, four as a writer and two as a producer. He also won a Grammy Award for his album "The 2,000 Year Old Man", based on his ...

9. Estelle Reiner

Actress | When Harry Met Sally...

Estelle Reiner grew up in the Bronx, New York. She sang on radio as a teenager. She revived her career in the 1960's and was a well respected jazz singer having appeared in Los Angleles at Cinegrill, Vine Street Bar and Grill, and at Luna Park in Hollywood, California.

At the time of her death, she ...

10. Taylor Hackford

Producer | Ray

In addition to helming the iconic feature hits, An Officer and a Gentleman (1982), Against All Odds (1984), Ray (2004), and the cult thriller The Devil's Advocate (1997), Taylor Hackford has directed the films Dolores Claiborne (1995), Everybody's All American (1988), and Proof of Life (2000). ...

11. Rio Hackford

Actor | Jonah Hex

Rio Hackford was born on June 28, 1970 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Rio Del Valle Hackford. He is known for his work on Jonah Hex (2010), Raising Helen (2004) and Deja Vu (2006).

12. James Woods

Actor | Vampires

James Howard Woods was born on April 18, 1947 in Vernal, Utah, the son of Martha A. (Smith) and Gail Peyton Woods, a U.S. Army intelligence officer who died during Woods' childhood. James is of Irish, English, and German descent. He grew up in Warwick, Rhode Island, with his mother and stepfather ...

13. Patrick Cassidy

Actor | Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman

Patrick Cassidy was born on January 4, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Patrick William Cassidy. He is an actor, known for Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993), Smallville (2001) and Castle (2009). He has been married to Melissa Hurley since February 12, 1994. They have ...

14. Shirley Jones

Actress | Elmer Gantry

Named after child star Shirley Temple, Shirley Jones started singing at the age of six. She started formal training at the age of 12 and would dream of singing with her idol, Gordon MacRae. Upon graduating from high school, Shirley went to New York to audition for the casting director of Rodgers & ...

15. Meg Tilly

Actress | The Big Chill

Meg Tilly was set on being a dancer, and at 17 connected to the Connecticut Ballet Company and later Throne Dance Theatre. It was in this capacity that she had her screen debut in Alan Parker's Fame (1980). Unfortunately, an injury to her back cut short her plans for a dance career, and a small ...

16. Tim Zimmermann

Producer | Blackfish

Tim Zimmermann is a producer and writer, known for Blackfish (2013), Popoto: The Race to Save a Species and Untitled Poaching Documentary.

17. Cyd Charisse

Actress | Silk Stockings

Cyd Charisse was born Tula Ellice Finklea on March 8, 1922, in Amarillo, Texas. Born to be a dancer, she spent her early childhood taking ballet lessons and joined the Ballet Russe at age 13. In 1939, she married Nico Charisse, her former dance teacher. In 1943, she appeared in her first film, ...

18. Tony Martin

Soundtrack | The Big Store

Born Alvin Morris, the son of immigrants from Poland, Tony Martin received a soprano saxophone on his tenth birthday. In his grammar school glee club, he became an instrumentalist and soprano pop singer. When in high school, he then formed his first band called "The Red Peppers", eventually joining...

19. Rosanna Arquette

Actress | Pulp Fiction

Rosanna Arquette has acted extensively in film and television, and has come to be acknowledged as an actress of rare depth and scope.

Arquette was born in New York City, New York. Her parents, Lewis Arquette, an actor, and Brenda Denaut (née Nowak), an acting teacher and therapist, had 4 other ...

20. Debbie Allen

Producer | 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 ...

21. Norman Nixon

Bedazzled

Norman Nixon was born on October 10, 1955 in Macon, Georgia, USA as Norman Ellard Nixon. He is an actor and producer, known for Bedazzled (2000), S.W.A.T. (2017) and Mona Must Die (1994). He has been married to Debbie Allen since April 27, 1984. They have two children.

22. Hawk Koch

Assistant_director | Chinatown

Hawk Koch was born on December 14, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Howard Winchel Koch Jr. He is a producer and assistant director, known for Chinatown (1974), Wayne's World (1992) and Primal Fear (1996).

23. Joanna Pacula

Actress | Tombstone

Joanna Pacula was born on January 2, 1957 in Tomaszów Lubelski, Lubelskie, Poland. She is an actress, known for Tombstone (1993), Virus (1999) and Gorky Park (1983).

24. Ken Kragen

Producer | The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

Ken Kragen was born on November 24, 1936 in Berkeley, California, USA as Kenneth Allan Kragen. He is known for his work on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1988), Gallagher: An Uncensored Evening (1980) and Gallagher: Two Real (1981). He was married to Cathy Worthington. He died on December 14, ...

25. Joanna Cassidy

Actress | Blade Runner

The very lovely, vivacious and smart-looking Joanna Cassidy was born in Camden, New Jersey, and raised in nearby Haddonfield, a borough located in Camden County. She grew up in a creative environment as the daughter and granddaughter of artists. At an early age she engaged in painting and sculpture...

26. Juliet Prowse

Actress | Can-Can

Born in India to South African parents, Juliet studied to be a dancer from the age of 4. Attending the Royal Academy of Dance, by the time Juliet was 14, she was deemed too tall to enter the world of ballet. She signed as a chorus dancer with the London Palladium and then pursued a career as a ...

27. Jack Scalia

Actor | Lady Boss

1980's TV heartthrob Jack Scalia, a Brooklyn native of Italian descent, was born Giacomo Tomaso Tedesco on November 10, 1950. The son of former Brooklyn Dodger Rocky Teseco, Jack's name was changed to his stepfather's surname after his mother remarried. Raised in Brentwood, NY, he was considered an...

28. Mikhail Baryshnikov

Actor | The Turning Point

Boyishly cute, diminutive and strong as a bull, but as graceful as any gazelle or swan, Mikhail Baryshnikov is a household name even to non-balletomanes. Widely considered to be one of the greatest and biggest names in dance.

Mikhail began his ballet studies in his native Riga, Latvia. He was ...

29. Jerzy Skolimowski

Actor | The Avengers

Born in Lódz, Poland, in 1938. Director, playwright, scriptwriter, and actor. Graduated in ethnology, literature and history from Warsaw University in 1959. Graduated from Lódz Film Academy in directing in 1962. Feature debut: _Identification Marks - None_ (Rysopis, 1964, scr., dir, act.), awarded ...

30. Helen Mirren

Actress | The Queen

Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. Her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda (Rogers), was from a working-class English family, and her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov, was a Russian-born civil servant, from Kuryanovo, whose own father was a diplomat. ...

31. Geraldine Page

Actress | Sweet Bird of Youth

Considered by many to be one of the greatest American actresses of all time, Geraldine Page was a master craftswoman who seemed to bring out the most inner detail of the character she was playing. Her dedication to her craft has earned her the respect of many of today's great actors including Meryl...

32. John Glover

Actor | Scrooged

John Soursby Glover, Jr., is an American actor, known for a range of villainous roles in films and television, including Lionel Luthor on the Superman-inspired television series Smallville. In 1993 he co-starred in the dark comedy Ed and His Dead Mother with Steve Buscemi and Ned Beatty.Glover was ...

33. Stefan Gryff

Actor | The Saint

Stefan Gryff was born on May 5, 1938 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland as Stefan-Erwin Gryff. He was an actor, known for The Saint (1997), Proof of Life (2000) and The Man from Moscow (1985). He was married to Amanda Archer and Vivienne Lincoln. He died on June 3, 2017 in Winchester, Hampshire, ...

34. William Hootkins

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

William Michael Hootkins was born on July 5, 1948, in Dallas, Texas. He moved to London, England in the early '70s and lived there up until 2002. Hootkins was an actor at Theatre Intime while attending Princeton University where he learned how to speak fluent Mandarin Chinese. He also trained as an...

35. Shane Rimmer

Actor | The Spy Who Loved Me

Shane Rimmer was a Canadian actor and screenwriter, primarily known as the voice actor of Scott Tracy, a leading character in the science fiction series "Thunderbirds" (1965-1966).

Rimmer was born in Toronto, Canada, where his parents had settled after moving to Canada. Shane's father was Thomas ...

36. Marc Sinden

Producer | That Good Night

Marc Sinden has worked in film and theatre as an actor, director and producer. He produced and directed the 40-part documentary series 'Great West End Theatres' for Sky Arts and produced the feature films 'That Good Night' with Charles Dance and Sir John Hurt in his final movie, and 'East' with ...

37. Maryam d'Abo

Actress | The Living Daylights

Born in London, England and raised in European cities such as Paris and Geneva, Maryam d'Abo has rewarded audiences with her beauty and presence for over twenty years. Maryam first appeared in Xtro (1982), a gory horror film that is considered a cult entry in the genre. She appeared consistently ...

38. Daniel Benzali

Actor | A View to a Kill

Daniel Benzali is an internationally renowned actor who has astonished and delighted audiences worldwide for over 30 years with his powerful performances in a wide range of film, television and theatre roles. He received a Golden Globe Award nomination for his magnificent performance as superstar ...

39. William S. Gilmore

Producer | Little Shop of Horrors

William S. Gilmore is a producer and assistant director, known for Little Shop of Horrors (1986), Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007) and Midnight Run (1988).

40. James Goldman

Writer | The Lion in Winter

James Goldman was born on June 30, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a writer, known for The Lion in Winter (1968), Robin and Marian (1976) and Cyber Bandits (1995). He was married to Barbara Goldman and Maria McKeon. He died on October 28, 1998 in New York City, New York, USA.

42. Nancy Dowd

Writer | Slap Shot

Nancy Dowd was born in 1945 in Framingham, Massachusetts, USA. She is a writer and director, known for Slap Shot (1977), Coming Home (1978) and Love (1982).

43. Michel Colombier

Soundtrack | Man on Fire

Michel Colombier was born on May 23, 1939 in Lyon, Rhône, France as Michel Jean Pierre Colombier. He is known for his work on Man on Fire (2004), Against All Odds (1984) and The Golden Child (1986). He was married to Dana Colombier. He died on November 14, 2004 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

44. David Watkin

Cinematographer | Out of Africa

David Watkin was born on March 23rd 1925 to a middle class family in Kent, England. Being fond of classical music, he originally wanted to become a pianist despite the lack of support from his religious father.

Watkin served shortly in World War II before finally beginning his career in cinema. His ...

45. Fredric Steinkamp

Editor | Tootsie

Began in the sound department at MGM, later working for the studio as full-time editor from 1959 to 1967. From 1969, he was often associated with the films of Sydney Pollack. In 2001, Steinkamp was awarded the Career Achievement Award by the American Cinema Editors.

46. William Steinkamp

Editor | Tootsie

William Steinkamp was born on June 9, 1953 in the USA. He is an editor and producer, known for Tootsie (1982), Out of Africa (1985) and Scent of a Woman (1992).



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