Biography Author Matching "Paul" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Keira Knightley

Actress | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Keira Christina Knightley was born March 26, 1985 in the South West Greater London suburb of Richmond. She is the daughter of actor Will Knightley and actress turned playwright Sharman Macdonald. An older brother, Caleb Knightley, was born in 1979. Her father is English, while her Scottish-born ...

2. 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...

3. Dave Chappelle

Writer | Chappelle's Show

Dave Chappelle's career started while he was in high school at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC where he studied theatre arts. At the age of 14, he began performing stand-up comedy in nightclubs. Shortly after graduation, he moved to New York City where he quickly established ...

4. Matthew Morrison

Actor | Glee

It took a summer of acting in a children's theater group to convince Matthew Morrison that he wanted to become an actor. He auditioned and attended Orange County High School of the Arts, and followed that with NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, although he didn't enjoy his college foray. Despite a ...

5. Kyle Richards

Actress | Halloween

Kyle Egan Richards was born in Los Angeles, California to Kathleen Mary Dugan and Kenneth Edwin Richards, a business executive. Ken died in 1998. Kathleen was diagnosed with breast cancer the same year, and passed away in March of 2002. Kyle, like her sister Kim, began acting at a very young age. ...

6. Mark Rylance

Actor | Bridge of Spies

Widely regarded as the greatest stage actor of his generation, Sir Mark Rylance has enjoyed an esteemed career on stage and on screen, and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Rudolf Abel in Steven Spielberg's Bridge of ...

7. Miriam Margolyes

Actress | The Age of Innocence

A veteran of stage and screen, award-winning actress Miriam Margolyes has achieved success on both sides of the Atlantic. Winner of the BAFTA Best Supporting Actress award in 1993 for The Age of Innocence (1993) she also received Best Supporting Actress at the 1989 LA Critics Circle Awards for her ...

8. Paul Campbell

Actor | Battlestar Galactica

Paul Campbell was born in the late seventies to Karen and Bruce Campbell who gave him his name along with a few other things like shelter and hope. As a child he showed plenty of promise. Unfortunately it turned out to be a rash that would haunt him well into his teens. At age 18 Paul struck up a ...

9. Laetitia Casta

Actress | Arbitrage

Born in Pont-Audemer, France, Laetitia Casta spent her childhood in the lush countryside of Normandy. At age 15, she was approached by an agent of Paris' Madison Models while building sand castles on a beach in Corsica. After her father agreed to let the agency take some test photographs, ...

10. Da'Vine Joy Randolph

Actress | People of Earth

Da'Vine Joy Randolph made her Broadway and West End debuts starring as Oda Mae Brown in Ghost the Musical (2012 Tony Award® Nomination, Best Featured Actress in a Musical). A Philadelphia native, she received her bachelor's from Temple University in classical vocal performance and transitioned into...

11. Sharon Gless

Actress | Burn Notice

Few actresses have the distinction of being recognized and revered worldwide for multiple iconic roles in groundbreaking television shows. Sharon Gless is one of them.

Generations of TV viewers know and love the remarkable characters brought to life by this standout multi Emmy and Golden Globe ...

12. Eugenie Bondurant

Actress | The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

Eugenie Bondurant's long and slightly strange career has taken her from the runways of New York and Paris to a featured role as "Tigris" in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2.

At 6'-1", with knife-blade cheekbones, Bondurant, was "discovered" after a bout with cancer left her looking especially ...

13. Dana Hill

Actress | National Lampoon's European Vacation

Dana Hill was born Dana Lynne Goetz on May 6, 1964, in a suburb of Los Angeles, to parents Sandy Hill and Ted Goetz, a commercial director. Despite diabetes ending a promising future in athletics when she was just ten years old, Dana gamely threw herself into acting when still in her early teen ...

14. Geoffrey Palmer

Actor | Tomorrow Never Dies

Born in London on June 4th, 1927, Geoffrey Palmer worked in an imports office and then as an accountant before his girlfriend persuaded him to join the local amateur dramatics society. Eventually he became assistant stage manager at Croydon's Grand Theatre, and then spent several years touring with...

15. Pete Duel

Actor | Alias Smith and Jones

Born on 24 February 1940 in Rochester, New York, Pete Duel moved to West Hollywood in 1963 following a tour with the National Road Company's "Take Her, She's Mine". After landing small guest spots on various TV series, Pete was cast in a recurring role alongside Sally Field on Gidget (1965) in 1965...

16. Darin De Paul

Actor | Overwatch

Darin De Paul has performed as an actor on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in regional theaters and on national tours. He has also done voice-overs for many national commercials. On film, Darin can be heard in "Shazam" as the voice of the Sins "Pride" and "Greed", as well as in "Goosebumps 2", "Ice Age" ...

17. Patrick Troughton

Actor | The Omen

Patrick Troughton was born in Mill Hill, London and was educated at Mill Hill School. He trained as an actor at the Embassy School of Acting in the UK and at Leighton Rollin's Studio for for Actors at Long Island, New York in the USA. During World War II he served in the Royal Navy and after the ...

18. Thuy Trang

Actress | The Crow: City of Angels

Thuy Trang was born on December 14th of 1973 in Saigon, Vietnam. After the fall of Saigon in 1975 to Communist forces, her father who had fought in the Vietnam War, traveled to America to seek political asylum. However, his entire family, unable to follow, were left behind.

In 1979, Thuy and her ...

19. Debbie Rochon

Producer | Model Hunger

Debbie Rochon grew up in British Columbia, Canada. She was a child of the streets and victim of much abuse until she accidentally ended up in a featured extra role in Paramount's Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)!

The event changed her life, and she saved enough money to move to New ...

20. Natalia Wörner

Actress | The Pillars of the Earth

Born in Stuttgart, Germany, Natalia Wörner studied acting at the Lee Strasberg's Actors' Studio in New York and began her stage career in Hamburg upon her return to Germany, She made her film debut in 1992, appearing in the feature film LENI as a young Jewish woman escaping Germany during the ...

21. Elena Lyons

Actress | Club Dread

Elena moved to Los Angeles from New Orleans after high school to pursue an acting career. She is currently the 10th ranked female in the state of California in sporting clay and trap shooting (shotgun). In 2005 she made Maxim Magazine's Hot 100 list. She has two Great Danes and a parrot. She loves ...

22. Paul Simon

Music Department | The Graduate

Born on October 13, 1941 in Newark New Jersey, Paul Simon is one of the greatest singer/songwriters ever. In 1957, he and high school pal, Art Garfunkel, wrote and recorded the single, "Hey Schoolgirl", under the name "Tom and Jerry". After some failures, they broke up. Simon still wrote and ...

23. Paul Lieber

Actor | Alias

Paul has won 5 Dramalogue awards and an L.A. Weekly award for his acting. Paul played Abbie Hoffman in the award winning production of "The Chicago Conspiracy Trial" in Los Angeles. He portrayed Elia Kazan in "Names" in both the Los Angeles and New York productions. In Los Angeles he played the ...

24. Nicola Bryant

Actress | Doctor Who

Nicola Bryant was born the daughter of a heating engineer, in 1960, in Surrey, England. She began her training in dance and music at the age of three, studying classical ballet, then jazz and tap dance, the piano, flute and guitar, and finally acting at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. ...

25. Paul Fitzgerald

Actor | The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Born in New York City and raised in Lynchburg, Virginia, Paul graduated from Northwestern University in 1993 and went on to get his masters at the Old Globe/University of San Diego Drama School.

He and his producing partner, Kelly Miller, formed their company, Pulled Pictures, in 2004 to produce ...

26. William Fawcett

Actor | Batman and Robin

"Doc T". as he was known, was a Ph.D., and Professor of Theatre at Michigan State University in the early 1940's, just before World War II. He often spoke about leaving academia and actually trying his hand at the craft he taught. After the war, he got his chance and never looked back.

27. Leonard Rossiter

Actor | 2001: A Space Odyssey

Leonard Rossiter was born on October 21st, 1926 in Liverpool. Unable to afford to go to university, he worked in an insurance office until he was 27, when he joined Preston repertory company and made his professional stage debut in "The Gay Dog". After Preston, he starred in productions at ...

28. Divian Ladwa

Actor | Ant-Man and the Wasp

Divian Ladwa is a British actor who gained notable international attention for playing the psychologically troubled character in the Oscar nominated film Lion (2016). He is popularly known for playing Hugh in the BAFTA winning comedy series Detectorists (2014). Further work in film includes playing...

29. Sarah McDaniel

Actress | Perfect

McDaniel claims to have been born with the condition heterochromia iridum, with her right eye brown and her left eye blue. In the interview with Stephen Colbert, and elsewhere, she claimed she was bullied as a kid for having it. Her father released a childhood photograph of her with both of her ...

30. Paul Iacono

Actor | G.B.F.

A graduate of NYC's Professional Performing Arts High School, Iacono is best known for his portrayal of the title character on MTV's, "The Hard Times of RJ Berger."

Iacono was first featured on "The Rosie O'Donnell Show," after she discovered his unique talents for impersonating Frank Sinatra and ...

31. Raymond Chandler

Writer | Double Indemnity

An American novelist, writer of crime fiction featuring the private detective Philip Marlowe, Raymond (Thornton) Chandler was born in Chicago of an American father and an Anglo-Irish mother. He moved to England when his parents divorced. He attended Dulwich College and studied languages in France ...

32. Ade

Actor | Snatch

Born in London, in the early seventies, Ade tried his hand at various trades; from selling shoes, tickets for concerts, managing bands, to publishing an international horse racing magazine. Ade was known by Guy Ritchie who cast him as Tyrone the getaway driver in Snatch (2000). He then set off on ...

33. Andrea King

Actress | The Very Thought of You

Andrea King was born Georgette André Barry in Paris, France, however she lived there only two months before her mother, Belle Hart, brought her back to the United States. Belle was an ambulance driver on the front lines during World War I, as well as a dancer with the renowned Isadora Duncan. ...

34. Jordan Elsass

Actor | Little Fires Everywhere

Jordan Elsass informally started his acting career at age 4, when during a VBS production he decided to improvise his way onto his family's "Greatest Life's Moments" DVD. It was clear that he loved humor and finding a way to make people laugh as often as possible. Entertaining people is a gift he ...

35. Randall Paul

Actor | Mission: Impossible

Randall started his career at an early age doing his first T.V commercial in (1974) for Datsun (Nissan) . Studied in Los Angeles with Rick Walters, Vincent Chase, John De Lancie and a host of others in London where he lived and worked for 15 years. Most Influenced by Uta Hagen and Stella Adler. Won...

36. Ridge Canipe

Actor | Walk the Line

Ridge Canipe was born and lives in California with his sister, mom and dad. He started acting when he was five and loves doing it. He enjoys playing guitar and drums every day.

37. Paul Eiding

Actor | The Transformers: The Movie

Paul Eiding, is an American actor, who is equally comfortable on stage, in front of the camera or behind a microphone. He is the voice of Perceptor, from the original Transformers, cartoon series (1985) and Transformers: The Movie (1986).

He is probably best known as Colonel Roy Campbell, in the ...

38. Glori-Anne Gilbert

Actress | The Curse of the Komodo

Glori-Anne Gilbert was born in Hutchinson, Kansas, USA.

In her younger years, she was an "A" grade student; as well as a model and a beauty pageant contestant; as well as being a youth leader for her church.

She started her own bikini lawn mowing service to save money to purchase her first car.

In ...

39. Jean Kent

Actress | Caravan

Vivacious, hazel-eyed, strawberry-haired Jean Kent was a popular star of British films in the 1940's and early 50's. The daughter of variety performers Norman Field and Nina Norre, she was convent-educated. By the age of ten, she accompanied her mother on tour, then spent several years in the ...

40. Jill Forster

Actress | SeaChange

Jill Forster was born in Britain and immigrated to Australia in 1964 to pursue a career in modeling. Crawford Productions provided her with her first acting opportunity in Hunter (a television series).

She appeared in the movies Libdo, Great Expectations and Say A Little Prayer. Television roles ...

41. Hermione Gulliford

Actress | The Affair of the Necklace

Hermione Gulliford was in born in Somerset, England. In 1994, she graduated from the Central School of Speech and Drama.

In addition to Hermione's many appearances in the theatre, her theatre credits include, The Merchant of Venice, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Antony & Cleopatra & Love for Love, all ...

42. Leslie Schofield

Actor | Star Wars

After his parents divorced, he became a wayward, rebellious teenager. Deciding he should instill himself with some discipline, he joined a naval training ship for two years. His first taste of acting came during ten years subsequent service in the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy.

43. Lily Robinson

Actress | Strike Back

Lily Robinson is a British Actress and Writer known for her work in Film and Television. Robinson is also a Theatre actress and has trained classically. Her training was at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama where she went on to complete the 3 year BA (Hons) Degree in Acting for Stage and...

44. Adam Paul

Actor | One for the Money

Paul is an actor, writer and director best known for playing Mitch, 'The Naked Man' on the CBS hit "How I Met Your Mother." He is also the creator and star of the Starz original series "Hollywood Residential," and appears in the films "The Informant," "One for the Money" and "Spirit: Stallion of ...

45. Michael Woods

Actor | Hatfields & McCoys

Michael Woods was born in Detroit, Michigan to Dr. Joseph and Dorothy Woods. He is a theatre trained actor who received his BFA in drama from The University of Detroit/Marygrove College, where in 1977 he won the ACTF Kennedy Center honor for "The Brig". Michael then did regional theatre in such ...

46. Linda Marsh

Actress | America America

Linda Marsh was born in New York City on February 8, 1939, her father a physician and her mother an off-Broadway actress and producer. After attending Bennington College, Linda appeared in three short-lived off-Broadway productions. In 1963, and with only two TV episodes in her résumé, Linda was ...

47. Paul Attanasio

Writer | Quiz Show

Paul Albert Attanasio (born November 14, 1959) is an American screenwriter. He is a 1981 graduate of Harvard College, where he lived in Currier House, and earned his law degree at Harvard Law School in 1984. Paul is known for Homicide: Life on The Street (1993-1999), Quiz Show (1994), Donnie Brasco...

48. Paul Hickey

Actor | Michael Collins

Paul Hickey is an Irish actor based in London, where he works regularly at the National Theatre and the Royal Court. In many ways he is a new work specialist and has appeared in the premieres of plays by Nick Payne, Penny Skinner, Martin Crimp, Stella Feehily, Michael Wynne and many others. On ...

49. John Horsley

Actor | The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin

John made his acting debut at the Theatre Royal, Bournemouth. After spending a year in various reps. including Hastings, Watford and Eastbourne, he was conscripted into the Devon Yeomanry during the war and served in Italy and Sicily, but contracted hepatitis. He then became a member of the Army ...

50. Joshua Hoover

Actor | The Walking Dead

Joshua likes lobster bisque and sweater vests. He has appeared in several films and television shows most notably DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL (Mac Digby), THE WALKING DEAD (Fat Joey), HALT AND CATCH FIRE (Bodie), THE NICE GUYS, LOGAN LUCKY, and HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER. When he's not riding ...


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