The Best Actresses and Actors - Born in the 1950sby dziwnytenswiat | created - 24 Jan 2020 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
The current year of the competition: 1985 - Film No. 24
Here is the link to the current year: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls027073448/
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. Randy Quaid
Actor | Brokeback Mountain
Randy Quaid is an Academy Award-nominated actor, for his performance in The Last Detail (1973). Hal Ashby directed Quaid in the role of Meadows opposite Jack Nicholson and Otis Young. Quaid is a great and much-admired actor that has been recognized by Hollywood and the world's finest directors, ...
Actress | Przesluchanie
Krystyna Janda was born on December 18, 1952 in Starachowice, Swietokrzyskie, Poland. She is an actress and director, known for Interrogation (1989), Pestka (1995) and A Few People, a Little Time (2005). She was previously married to Edward Klosinski and Andrzej Seweryn.
3. Sam Bottoms
Actor | Apocalypse Now
Sam Bottoms was born on October 17, 1955 in Santa Barbara, California, USA as Samuel John Bottoms. He was an actor and producer, known for Apocalypse Now (1979), The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) and Seabiscuit (2003). He was married to Laura Bickford and Susan Arnold. He died on December 16, 2008 in ...
4. Carol Kane
Actress | The Princess Bride
American stage, screen and television actress, and comedian Carol Kane (b. Carolyn Laurie Kane, June 18, 1952, in Cleveland, Ohio), was born to Elaine Joy (née Fetterman), a jazz singer and pianist, and Michael Myron Kane, an architect. Her family is Jewish (from Russia, Poland, and Austria). Due ...
Actor | Czlowiek z zelaza
Actor | The Last Picture Show
From a talented acting generation of four brothers, Timothy Bottoms was the closest to achieving out-and-out super-stardom in the 1970s. The eldest of four siblings, he was followed in birth by Joseph Bottoms, Sam Bottoms and Ben Bottoms.
All four boys were born and raised in Santa Barbara, ...
7. Amy Wright
Actress | The Amityville Horror
One of those dazzling chameleon players who never received their due, Amy Wright is still woefully unrecognized despite a superb resumé of Southern-styled film credits since the late 70s. On the other side of the coin, she has certainly made a distinct name for herself in the theater world as the ...
Actor | Jurassic Park
Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum was born October 22, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, one of four children of Shirley (Temeles), a radio broadcaster who also ran an appliances firm, and Harold L. Goldblum, a doctor. His father was of Russian Jewish descent and his mother was of Austrian Jewish ancestry.
9. Adam Ferency
Actor | Kanalia
10. Fredric Lehne
Actor | The Greatest Showman
Born in Buffalo, N.Y. but raised in the Garden State, Fredric first appeared in small theater productions at the age of six, and in his teens spent weekends studying at The Neighborhood Playhouse and HB Studios in NYC. During the summer he apprenticed at The Peterborough Players in N.H. - New ...
Actor | Moskva slezam ne verit
Aleksandr Fatyushin was born on March 29, 1951 in Ryazan, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia] as Aleksandr Konstantinovich Fatyushin. He was an actor, known for Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980), The Detached Mission (1986) and Garantiruyu zhizn (1978). He died on April 7, 2003 in Moscow, Russia.
12. Marek Kondrat
Actor | Dzien swira
Marek Kondrat was born on October 18, 1950 in Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland as Marek Tadeusz Kondrat. He is an actor and director, known for Day of the Wacko (2002), Prawo ojca (1999) and We're All Christs (2006). He has been married to Antonina Turnau since September 19, 2015. He was previously ...
13. Barbara Sukowa
Actress | Hannah Arendt
A strikingly beautiful German lead actress, Barbara Sukowa broke into TV and films as the protégée of famed director Rainer Werner Fassbinder with his masterpiece mini-series Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) and the moody film drama Lola (1981) in the title role. In the latter, Barbara won critical ...
14. Tadeusz Bradecki
Actor | Teatr Telewizji
15. Melanie Mayron
Director | Thirtysomething
16. Isabelle Huppert
Actress | Elle
Isabelle Huppert was born March 16, 1953, in Paris, France, but spent her childhood in Ville d'Avray. Encouraged by her mother Annick Huppert (who was a teacher of English), she followed the Conservatory of Versailles and won an acting prize for her work in Alfred de Musset's "Un caprice". She then...
17. Marcin Tronski
Actor | Teatr Polskiego Radia
Marcin Tronski was born on June 13, 1954 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. He is an actor and director, known for Teatr Polskiego Radia (1925), And the Violins Stopped Playing (1988) and Na dobre i na zle (1999).
18. Karen Allen
Actress | Raiders of the Lost Ark
Karen Jane Allen was born in Carrollton, rural southern Illinois, to Patricia (Howell), a teacher, and Carroll Thompson Allen, an FBI agent. She spent her first 10 years traveling around the country with her parents and two sisters. She was always "the new girl in school." Acting did not really ...
19. Boguslaw Linda
Actor | Psy
Boguslaw Linda was born on June 27, 1952 in Torun, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland. He is an actor and director, known for Psy (1992), Pan Tadeusz: The Last Foray in Lithuania (1999) and Kroll (1991). He has been married to Lidia Popiel since July 23, 2000. They have one child.
20. Sabine Haudepin
Actress | Jules et Jim
Sabine Haudepin was born on October 19, 1955 in Montreuil, Seine [now Seine-Saint-Denis], France. She is an actress and writer, known for Jules and Jim (1962), The Last Metro (1980) and Hôtel des Amériques (1981).
21. James Keane
Actor | Apocalypse Now
22. Eva Mattes
Actress | Enemy at the Gates
Versatile stage and screen actress best known for Werner Herzog films (Best Supporting winner at Cannes for "Woyzeck"). Possibly her most acclaimed starring role is as her mentor 'Rainer Werner Fassbinder' in "A Man Called EVA" (Fassbinder, who treated Eva Mattes kindly, was sometimes referred to ...
23. Carla Mancini
Actress | Karzan, il favoloso uomo della jungla
24. Carrie Fisher
Actress | Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi
Carrie Frances Fisher was born on October 21, 1956 in Burbank, California, to singers/actors Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. She was an actress and writer known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return ...
25. Pamela Franklin
Actress | The Innocents
British actress Pamela Franklin has worked with many notable actors and directors throughout her career. A somewhat underrated actress, she had a wide range of emotions that she brought to her many versatile characters. Franklin was born in Yokohama, Japan, and her father was an importer/exporter. ...
26. Artur Barcis
Actor | Ranczo
27. Mark Hamill
Actor | Star Wars
Mark Hamill is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy - Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) - a role he reprised in Star Wars: Episode VII - ...
28. Michael Jeter
Actor | Open Range
Michael Jeter was an American actor from Tennessee. His best known roles were that of math teacher and assistant football coach Herman Stiles in the sitcom "Evening Shade" (1990-1994) and "Mr. Noodle's brother, Mister Noodle" in "Sesame Street", a role he played from 2000 to 2003. He specialized in...
29. Deborah Rush
Actress | You've Got Mail
Delightfully offbeat, redheaded comedic actress Deborah Rush, from theater, films and TV, was born on April 10, 1954, in Chatham, New Jersey and developed an early interest in making people laugh as a child. Following high school, she decided to pursue acting headfirst, apprenticing with the ...
30. Viktor Proskurin
Viktor Proskurin was born on February 8, 1952 in Atbasar, Akmolinsk Oblast, Kazakh SSR, USSR [now Kazakhstan] as Viktor Alekseyevich Proskurin. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: The Treasures of Agra (1983), Pikovaya dama (1982) and Poslednyaya zhertva (...
31. Ewa Zietek
Actress | Lalka
Ewa Zietek was born on March 8, 1953 in Katowice, Slaskie, Poland. She is an actress, known for Lalka (1978), Tylko milosc (2007) and Kariera Nikodema Dyzmy (1980). She has been married to Jacob, Rainer since August 2000.
32. Beverly D'Angelo
Actress | National Lampoon's Vacation
Intriguing, inspiring, and never less than interesting -- key adjectives in describing the career of Beverly D'Angelo, which has well passed the four-decade mark. Perhaps deserving better movies than she generally found herself in, she nevertheless was always an object of fascination and the one to...
Actor | Zlote runo
34. John Megna
Actor | To Kill a Mockingbird
John Megna was born on November 9, 1952 in Queens, New York, USA as John Anthony Ingolia. He was an actor, known for To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), The Cannonball Run (1981) and Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964). He died on September 5, 1995 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
35. Treat Williams
Actor | Deep Rising
Richard Treat Williams was born in Rowayton, Connecticut, to Marian (Andrew), who dealt in antiques, and Richard Norman Williams, a corporate executive. Educated at prep-school, he first made a serious commitment to his craft during his days at Pennsylvania's Franklin and Marshall College. Working ...
36. Cybill Shepherd
Actress | Cybill
Cybill Lynne Shepherd was born in Memphis, Tennessee, to Patty, a homemaker, and William Shepherd, a small business owner. Named after her grandfather, Cy, and her father, Bill, Shepherd's career began at a young age in modeling, when she won the "Miss Teenage Memphis" contest in 1966 and the "...
37. Heinz Hoenig
Actor | Das Boot
Heinz Hoenig was born on September 24, 1951 in Landsberg am Lech, Bavaria, Germany. He is an actor, known for Das Boot (1981), Der Schattenmann (1996) and Der König von St. Pauli (1998). He has been married to Annika Kärsten since April 4, 2019. He was previously married to Simone Hoenig.
38. Mary Badham
Actress | To Kill a Mockingbird
Mary Badham was born on October 7, 1952 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. She is an actress, known for To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), Let's Kill Uncle (1966) and The Twilight Zone (1959). She has been married to Richard Wilt since 1975. They have two children.
39. Anjelica Huston
Actress | The Grifters
Anjelica Huston was born on July 8, 1951 to director and actor John Huston and Russian prima ballerina Enrica 'Ricki' Soma. Huston spent most of her childhood overseas, in Ireland and England, and in 1968 first dipped her toe into the world of show business, taking on the lead role of her father's ...
40. Patricia Gozzi
Actress | Rapture
She was born on April 12 1950. Father Yves Gozzi, mother Gylberte. Has three sisters. One son, Benoit Sauvage, born in California in 1980, one daughter, Celia Sauvage, also born in California in 1983. Nationality, French, married to Michael Sauvage.
So many people wondered why this young actress ...
41. Darrell Larson
Actor | The China Syndrome
Darrell Larson was born on December 13, 1950 in Tracy, California, USA as Darrell Ray Larson. He is an actor and director, known for The China Syndrome (1979), The Manchurian Candidate (2004) and City Limits (1984). He has been married to Susanna Styron since October 7, 1984. They have two children...
42. Thomas G. Waites
Actor | The Thing
43. Jacques Villeret
Actor | Le dîner de cons
Jacques Villeret was born on February 6, 1951 in Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France as Jacky Boufroura. He was an actor and writer, known for Le Dîner de Cons (1998), Robert et Robert (1978) and Malevil (1981). He was married to Irina Tarassov. He died on January 28, 2005 in Evreux, Eure, France.
44. Ellen Foley
Actress | Hair
Ellen Foley was born on June 5, 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She is an actress, known for Hair (1979), Fatal Attraction (1987) and Cocktail (1988). She has been married to Doug Bernstein since April 29, 1990. They have two children.
45. Dominic Guard
Actor | The Go-Between
46. Frank Sivero
Actor | Goodfellas
Frank Sivero (born January 6, 1952) is an American character actor, perhaps best known for playing the roles of Genco Abbandando in Mario Puzo's and Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather Part II and Frankie Carbone (based on Angelo Sepe) in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas.
Sivero was born Francesco ...
47. Josiane Tanzilli
Actress | Amarcord
Josiane Tanzilli was born on November 28, 1950 in Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. She is an actress, known for Amarcord (1973), Love & Anarchy (1973) and Beautiful Antonia, First a Nun Then a Demon (1972).
48. Gigi Vorgan
Actress | Jaws 2
49. Brad Dourif
Gaunt character actor Brad Dourif was born Bradford Claude Dourif on March 18, 1950 in Huntington, West Virginia. He is the son of Joan Mavis Felton (Bradford) and Jean Henri Dourif, a French-born art collector who owned and operated a dye factory. His father died when Dourif was three years old, ...
Actress | Solyaris
Natalya Bondarchuk was born on May 10, 1950 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia] as Natalya Sergeevna Bondarchuk. She is an actress and director, known for Solaris (1972), Odna lyubov dushi moyey (2007) and Krasnoe i chernoe (1976). She is married to Nikolay Burlyaev. They have one child.
51. Lionel Pina
Actor | Dog Day Afternoon
52. Zane Lasky
Actor | The Tony Randall Show
53. Cathryn Harrison
Actress | Black Moon
Cathryn Harrison was born on May 25, 1959 in London, England as Cathryn Mary Lee Harrison. She was an actress, known for Black Moon (1975), The Dresser (1983) and Eat the Rich (1987). She was married to Paul Laing. She died in 2018 in Plymouth, Devon, England.
54. Ray Lovelock
Actor | Fiddler on the Roof
Handsome, charming, and versatile actor Ray Lovelock was born on June 19, 1950 in Rome, Italy to an Italian mother and English father. Lovelock's father was an allied British soldier who in 1944 liberated Italy from a fascist regime. Ray's father met and eventually married his mother while ...
Actress | Vlyublyon po sobstvennomu zhelaniyu
Evgeniya Glushenko was born on September 4, 1952 in Rostov-on-Don, Rostov Oblast, RSFSR, USSR as Yevgeniya Konstantinovna Glushenko. She is an actress, known for Vlyublyon po sobstvennomu zhelaniyu (1982), Unfinished Piece for the Player Piano (1977) and Live and Remember (2008).
Actor | Czlowiek z zelaza
57. Mark Lester
Actor | Oliver!
Mark attended stage school in London, England as a young child and made his film debut in The Counterfeit Constable (1964) at the age of six. He made countless TV appearances and became very well known in England. Worldwide fame developed as a result of his portrayal of a stuttering child in Our ...
58. Jack Wild
Actor | Oliver!
Born September 30, 1952, in Royton, near Oldham, England, Jack Wild was discovered by talent agent June Collins, mother of rock star Phil Collins. His breakthrough came when he landed the role of Oliver in the London stage production of "Oliver!" When it came to casting the film, the role of the ...
59. László Gálffi
Actor | Wagner
Actor | Family Rock
61. T.K. Carter
Actor | The Thing
T.K. Carter was raised just east of Los Angeles, California. He began his stand-up routine at age 12, and, by high school, appeared in Neil Simon's production of "The Odd Couple." He began his professional stand-up routine at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles and has also worked at the Improvisation ...
Actor | 48 Hrs.
Actor | Das Boot
Claude-Oliver Rudolph was born on November 30, 1956 in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. He is an actor and writer, known for Das Boot (1981), The World Is Not Enough (1999) and Rote Erde (1983). He was previously married to Sabine von Maydell.
Actor | Das Boot
Martin Semmelrogge was born on December 8, 1955 in Bad Boll, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He is an actor, known for Das Boot (1981), Das Boot (1985) and Schindler's List (1993). He was previously married to Sonja Semmelrogge and Susanne.
65. Mark Linn-Baker
Actor | My Favorite Year
Mark Linn-Baker was born on June 17, 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is an actor and director, known for My Favorite Year (1982), Adam (2009) and Perfect Strangers (1986). He has been married to Christa Justus since December 29, 2012. He was previously married to Adrianne Lobel.
66. Fabrice Luchini
Actor | Dans la maison
Actress | Otesánek
Jaroslava Kretschmerová was born on September 1, 1955 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]. She is an actress, known for Greedy Guts (2000), The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians (1981) and Love Between the Raindrops (1980).
68. Shabana Azmi
Actress | Arth
One of the leading lights of the now-largely-defunct Indian New Wave, Shabana Azmi (alongside the late Smita Patil) was one of the main female actors who dominated the films of the so-called "Parallel Cinema" in India in the 1970s and 1980s. Born to noted Urdu progressive poet and lyricist Kaifi ...
69. Laurie Bird
Actress | Two-Lane Blacktop
Laurie Bird was a cute and charming actress who appeared in only three pictures during her regrettably short-lived career. Bird was born on September 26, 1953 in Long Island, New York. Laurie was working as a model when she was chosen by director Monte Hellman, from nearly 500 women, to portray "...
70. Simon Chandler
Actor | The Man Who Knew Too Little
71. Dorota Stalinska
Actress | Krzyk
72. Claudio Bigagli
Actor | The New Pope
Claudio Bigagli is a writer, actor and director. He studied acting at the National Academy of Dramatic Arts, with Orazio Costa Giovangigli, and improved his training working with Dario Fo and Vittorio Gassman. His first play , Little Misunderstandings, played by Sergio Castellitto, was staged with ...
Actress | Kaos
74. Kathleen Beller
Actress | The Godfather: Part II
Kathleen Beller was born on February 19, 1956 in Westchester County, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for The Godfather: Part II (1974), The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982) and Dynasty (1981). She has been married to Thomas Dolby since July 2, 1988. They have three children. She was previously...
75. Mwako Cumbuka
Actor | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
76. Béatrice Romand
Actress | Le genou de Claire
Béatrice Romand was born on April 16, 1952 in Birkadem, Alger, Algeria. She is an actress and director, known for Claire's Knee (1970), A Good Marriage (1982) and Graf Yoster gibt sich die Ehre (1967).
77. Mathieu Carrière
Actor | La maison des bories
78. William Forsythe
Actor | The Devil's Rejects
Dynamically entertaining heavyset US actor with piercing eyes, William Forsythe has a superb talent for playing some truly unlikable and downright nasty characters that dominate the films in which he appears! If you're cast as the hero against Forsythe's villain, then you have your work cut out for...
79. Darlanne Fluegel
Actress | To Live and Die in L.A.
American leading lady, briefly prominent on screen during the 80s and 90's. Blond, gray-eyed Darlanne (whose not very Hollywood-sounding birth name literally translates to 'wing' in German) began her career in 1974 as a model with the Eileen Ford and Zoli Agencies in New York. Seven year later, ...
80. Robert Harper
Actor | Creepshow
Robert Harper was born on May 19, 1951 in New York City, New York, USA as Robert Francis Harper. He was an actor, known for Creepshow (1982), Once Upon a Time in America (1984) and The War of the Roses (1989). He was married to Sascha Noorthoorn van der Kruyff and Lisa Pelikan. He died on January ...
81. James Russo
Actor | Django Unchained
A Manhattan-born "tough guy" character lead and support, James (Vincent) Russo was born in New York City on April 23, 1953, to an Italian father and German mother. Raised in Flushing, New York, he graduated from the High School of Art and Design. He attended New York University where he wrote and ...
Actor | Ran
83. Penny Brahms
Actress | 2001: A Space Odyssey
84. Mady Kaplan
Actress | The Deer Hunter
Actress | The Godfather
Simonetta Stefanelli was born on November 30, 1954 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is an actress, known for The Godfather (1972), Young Lucrezia (1974) and Quer pasticciaccio brutto de via Merulana (1983). She was previously married to Michele Placido.
86. Colleen Camp
Actress | Sliver
Colleen Camp was born in San Francisco, California. She began working as a juvenile actress at the age of 3 and was eventually 'discovered' while working as a bird trainer at Busch Gardens. She appeared on The Dean Martin Show (1965) and made her film debut in Battle for the Planet of the Apes (...
87. Marc Coppola
Actor | Apocalypse Now
Marc Coppola was born on April 29, 1958 in the USA. He is known for his work on Apocalypse Now (1979), Leaving Las Vegas (1995) and The Bling Ring (2013). He is married to Elizabeth Seton. They have two children.
Writer | Viaggio sola
Enrica Bonaccorti was born on November 18, 1950 in Savona, Liguria, Italy. She is an actress and writer, known for Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972), La pietra di luna (1972) and Love & Anarchy (1973).
90. Anna Bonaiuto
Actress | L'amore molesto
Anna Bonaiuto was born on January 28, 1950 in Latisana, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy as Anna Buonaiuto. She is an actress and writer, known for L'amore molesto (1995), The Postman (1994) and Il Divo (2008).
91. Björn Andrésen
Actor | Midsommar
92. Jörgen Lindström
Actor | Tystnaden
93. Daniel Stern
Actor | City Slickers
Daniel Stern was born in Bethesda, Maryland, to a social worker father and a day care manager mother. He has been acting professionally since the age of seventeen. Following his high school graduation, he auditioned for the Washington Shakespeare Festival seeking a job as a lighting engineer but ...
94. Kerry MacLane
Actor | Johnny Got His Gun
Kerry MacLane was born on April 18, 1958 in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA. He is an actor, known for Johnny Got His Gun (1971), ABC Afterschool Specials (1972) and The Streets of San Francisco (1972).
95. Frédéric Andréi
Actor | Diva
Frédéric Andréi was born on October 23, 1959 in Paris, France as Frédéric Andrei. He is an actor and director, known for Diva (1981), Par suite d'un arrêt de travail... (2008) and Paris minuit (1986).
96. Denise DuBarry
Actress | Being There
Denise DuBarry was born on March 6, 1956 in Killeen, Texas, USA. She was an actress and producer, known for Being There (1979), Black Sheep Squadron (1976) and Monster in the Closet (1986). She was married to William Ferrill Hay, Gary Lockwood and Connolly Kamornick Oyler. She died on March 23, ...
97. Gwen Humble
Actress | Being There
Gwen Humble was born on December 4, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Being There (1979), Remington Steele (1982) and JAG (1995). She has been married to Ian McShane since August 30, 1980.
98. Elya Baskin
Actor | Spider-Man 2
Elya Baskin is a Soviet Latvia-born American actor, best-known for his work on Spider-Man 2 (2004), The Name of the Rose (1986) and Spider-Man 3 (2007). He was born on August 11, 1950 in Riga, USSR [now Latvia] as Elya Zalmanovich Baskin to Zalman and Frieda Baskin, both of Russian Jewish descent. ...
99. Thomas F. Wilson
Actor | Back to the Future Part III
Tom Wilson is a creative artist whose professional career has explored almost every imaginable artistic discipline, blending them into a unique and very individual declaration of a life in the arts. A man of fervent but private faith his whole life, the last few years have been interesting, with ...
100. Marc McClure
Actor | Back to the Future
Marc McClure was born on March 31, 1957 in San Mateo, California, USA as Marc Allen McClure. He is an actor, known for Back to the Future (1985), Superman (1978) and Superman II (1980). He has been married to Carol Courson Cowley since August 16, 1985. They have one child.