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Just random muses. Great people
Actor | Cocoon
Wilford Brimley was born on September 27, 1934 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA as Anthony Wilford Brimley. He is known for his work on Cocoon (1985), The Thing (1982) and The Natural (1984). He has been married to Beverly Berry since October 31, 2007. He was previously married to Lynne Brimley.
2. Keith David
Actor | The Princess and the Frog
Keith David was born Keith David Williams in New York City's Harlem district, and was raised in East Elmhurst, in the Queens section of the city. He is the son of Dolores (Dickenson), a New York Telephone manager, and Lester Williams, a payroll operations director. As a child, he realized he wanted...
3. Bill Nighy
Actor | Love Actually
Bill Nighy is an award-winning British character actor. He was born William Francis Nighy on December 12, 1949 in Caterham, Surrey, England, to Catherine Josephine (Whittaker), a psychiatric nurse from Glasgow, and Alfred Martin Nighy, who was English-born and managed a garage in Croydon.
Actor | Dexter
Michael C. Hall was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, to Janice (Styons), a guidance counselor, and William Carlyle Hall, who worked for IBM. Michael is a graduate of NYU's Master of Fine Arts program in acting. He is known for the titular character "Dexter" in Dexter (2006) and as mortician "David ...
Actor | Sorry to Bother You
Lakeith Lee Stanfield is an actor and rapper from Victorville, CA. At the age of 15, Lakeith attended the John Casablancas Modeling & Career Center in Orange County. A few years later, he auditioned for Destin Cretton's then college thesis film Short Term 12 (2008). Later, the newer version of ...
7. Thomas Jane
Actor | Deep Blue Sea
Thomas Jane was born on February 22, 1969 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Thomas Elliott. He is an actor and producer, known for Deep Blue Sea (1999), The Thin Red Line (1998) and Boogie Nights (1997). He was previously married to Patricia Arquette and Ayesha Hauer.
10. Poncho Hodges
Actor | Law & Order
Poncho Hodges attended The University of Colorado on a basketball scholarship. He played an entire pre-season with the Los Angeles Lakers before being released, and also played basketball in countries such as Israel, France, Turkey, and Japan.
After retirement from basketball, he attended North ...
14. Mark Ghanimé
Actor | The Age of Adaline
Raised in Montreal, this mixed Lebanese Canadian tri-lingual actor's first foray into the world of acting was a background stint on a Juliette Lewis movie.
His desire to immerse himself in the industry grew and his ethnically ambiguous strength afforded him the ability to play a myriad of archetypes...
17. Simu Liu
Simu is a Canadian Screen Award nominated actor, writer and producer, known for his role as Jung Kim on the CBC sitcom Kim's Convenience (2016).
Immigrating from China at the age of 5, Simu was raised in Mississauga, Ontario. After graduating from the Richard Ivey School of Business and working at a...
18. Art Hindle
Actor | Black Christmas
Born in Halifax to a Royal Canadian Navy father, Art's mother soon had him back in their home town of Toronto, Ontario. He grew up in the "Beaches" of Toronto a big fan of Elvis Presley and rock n' roll. Although shy as a child, he grew to be a rebellious and independent teenager. This lead him to ...
Actor | Slasher
Salvatore Antonio was born in Toronto, Canada, as Salvatore Antonio Alessandro Migliore. He attended the prestigious National Theatre School of Canada (considered to be the sister school to Julliard), and later taught Acting For Camera at the school for several years. In addition to working ...
21. Steve Belford
Actor | Condor
Steve Belford is an actor from Canada who's worked on a wide range of projects including Hallmarks signature movie series "Crossword Mysteries" (2019), CBC's "The Detectives" (2020), AT&T's Original series "Condor" (2018) , CBC's "Murdoch Mysteries " (2018) Bravo's "Carter" (2018) and the CW's '...
23. Anna Torv
Actress | Fringe
Anna Torv (born 7 June 1979) is an Australian actress known for her role as FBI agent Olivia Dunham on the Fox television series Fringe (2008-2013). Torv was born in Melbourne, Victoria, the daughter of Susan (née Carmichael) and Hans Torv, also grew up in Gold Coast, Queensland. Her father is of ...
24. Mary McDonnell
Actress | Battlestar Galactica
Mary McDonnell is a two-time Oscar®-nominated actress, who is known for her character portrayals in both period and present-day screen roles, as well as a long history of stage and film roles.
Mary Eileen McDonnell was born on April 28, 1952 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, to Eileen (Mundy) and John ...
25. Katee Sackhoff
Actress | Battlestar Galactica
Kathryn Ann "Katee" Sackhoff (born April 8, 1980) is an American actress known for playing Lieutenant Kara "Starbuck" Thrace on the Sci Fi Channel's television program Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009). She was nominated for four Saturn Awards for her work on Battlestar Galactica and won the award ...
27. Tahmoh Penikett
Actor | Battlestar Galactica
He is the son of former Yukon premier Anthony David John Penikett (Tony). A graduate of the Victoria Motion picture school, Tahmoh also studied at the Lyric School of Acting in Vancouver. Tahmoh and his family (his father, and his twin sisters Sarah and Stephanie) make their home in Vancouver, ...
28. Matthew Bennett
Actor | Battlestar Galactica
Born and raised in Toronto, Matthew Bennett switched schools in grade 11 to attend Northern Secondary with the intent of pursuing a career in graphic arts. It was there that he happened upon the theatre program and quickly discovered his passion for acting and writing. After taking a year to work, ...
29. Lucy Lawless
Actress | Xena: Warrior Princess
New Zealand icon Lucy Lawless is most known for her role as "Xena the Warrior Princess". Lucy is married to producer Rob Tapert (Robert Gerard Tapert) and resides in New Zealand. They have two sons, Julius Robert Bay Tapert and Judah Miro Tapert, who were both born in New Zealand. Lucy also has a ...
30. Ty Olsson
Actor | War for the Planet of the Apes
Ty Olsson was born on January 28, 1974 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Tyler Olsson. He is an actor, known for War for the Planet of the Apes (2017), X2: X-Men United (2003) and Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011). He was previously married to Leanna Nash.
31. Aleks Paunovic
Actor | War for the Planet of the Apes
Aleks Paunovic was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba to a Croatian mother and Serbian father. The result of this remarkable blend of bloodlines is the 6'5" ruggedly handsome actor appearing on screens around the world at a rapidly escalating rate.
Acting came to Aleks while he was onstage in his hometown ...
35. Ryan Hansen
Actor | Veronica Mars
Ryan Hansen is an American actor. He was born in Fountain Valley, California, and raised in El Cajon, California, but has since moved with his wife, Amy Hansen, to Los Angeles. His wife is a former roommate of Kristen Bell (star of Veronica Mars (2004)). Hansen is involved in the campaign, "...
Actress | 30 Days of Night
Elizabeth Hawthorne was born on April 30, 1947 in New Zealand. She is an actress, known for 30 Days of Night (2007), The Frighteners (1996) and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005).
38. Dylan Bruce
Actor | Orphan Black
Dylan Bruce has established himself well in television. Bruce was born in Vancouver, Canada on April 21, 1980, and raised in both Vancouver and Seattle, Washington. In 2005 Bruce appeared on the mini-series 24: Conspiracy (2005), the spin-off to the original Kiefer Sutherland series 24 (2001). The ...
40. Arielle Kebbel
Actress | The Uninvited
Arielle Kebbel was born in Winter Park, Florida. Her mother, Sheri, is a talent manager and owns a production company. She has German ancestry on her father's side, and German and English heritage on her mother's side. Kebbel graduated from Crenshaw School in Winter Garden. She was a contestant at ...
42. Derek Mears
Actor | Swamp Thing
Derek Mears was born on April 29, 1972 in Bakersfield, California, USA. He has numerous credits as both an actor and a stuntman, and he got his breakthrough lead role in the 2009 Friday the 13th film. He is known for his work on Sleepy Hollow (2013-2017), Predators (2010) and Men in Black II (2002).
46. AJ Bowen
Actor | You're Next
For the past decade, AJ has worked prolifically in independent film, focusing primarily on art house genre fare. He's garnered critical acclaim for performances in such notable films as The Signal (2007), A Horrible Way To Die (Best Actor, Fantastic Fest/Frightfest UK), You're Next, Sun Don't Shine...
Actress | The Young and the Restless
Tracey E. Bregman was born on May 29, 1963 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany as Tracy Elizabeth Bregman. She is an actress, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), The Bold and the Beautiful (1987) and Days of Our Lives (1965). She was previously married to Ronald Recht.
Actor | Mortal Kombat: Annihilation
Athelete-turned-actor, Lynn Williams enjoyed a career that tittered between both television and film. After his time in football, playing for the Los Angeles Rams and later the San Diego Chargers, Lynn made his next move. In 1992, he attended a try-out for American Gladiators and was selected out ...
51. Marshall Allman
Actor | Hostage
Marshall Allman, born April 5th, 1984 in Austin, Texas, realized his talent for acting at the age of seventeen when he was given his first role in a summer production of Clive Barker's "The History of the Devil". Giving up his pursuits in art and athletics, he moved to Hollywood weeks after ...
53. Shawn Ashmore
Actor | X2
Shawn Robert Ashmore was born one minute after his twin brother Aaron Ashmore Aaron Ashmore in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, on October 7, 1979. He is the son of Linda, a homemaker, and Rick Ashmore, a manufacturing engineer. By the age of seven, when their mother became a part of the Multiple...
55. Alysia Reiner
Actress | Orange Is the New Black
Alysia Reiner is best known for her role as Natalie "Fig" Figueroa, the tough-as-nails assistant warden everyone loves to hate on the Netflix hit series Orange Is the New Black (2013), for which she won a Screen Actors Guild award as part of the ensemble cast. She also played Sunny in the FX show ...
56. Rochelle Aytes
Actress | Trick 'r Treat
Rochelle Aytes was born in New York City. She attended LaGuardia High School and graduated with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts degree in Dance from SUNY Purchase College Conservatory for Dance in 1998. She is best-known for her role in White Chicks (2004) as Denise Porter; her role in Left 4 Dead 2 (...
60. Scott Lawrence
Actor | Avatar
Scott was born in Los Angeles and spent a lot of his childhood with his parents on picket lines campaigning for local civil rights. His father was the executive director of the University of Southern California, Community Services Center, and his mother worked for Operation Breadbasket and other ...
63. Erik Fellows
Actor | Being Rose
Erik Fellows, a native of Silver Spring, Maryland, grew up as an only child in an Italian household. Erik was a vivacious child that was captivated by all forms of athletics. At a young age his passion for basketball stemmed from a devoted ideology of Michael Jordan. His dedication to the sport ...
64. Peter Gallagher
Actor | American Beauty
Peter Gallagher was born on August 19, 1955 in New York City, New York, USA as Peter Killian Gallagher. He is an actor, known for American Beauty (1999), The O.C. (2003) and Burlesque (2010). He has been married to Paula Harwood since May 7, 1983. They have two children.
65. Peter Krause
Actor | Six Feet Under
Peter William Krause was born on August 12, 1965 in Alexandria, Minnesota. Both his parents were teachers, and he has a sister and brother. He was raised in Roseville, Minnesota. He graduated in 1987 from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, with a degree in English literature. In ...
66. Michael McGlone
Actor | The Bone Collector
Michael McGlone began his career on the screen with his critically acclaimed performance in the Sundance Film Festival Best Film Award Winner, The Brothers McMullen, from where he went on to star in such movies as She's the One, One Tough Cop, The Bone Collector, Dinner Rush and Hard Ball...
In a ...
67. Luis Guzmán
Actor | Traffic
Actor of Puerto Rican descent who gained fame making many memorable films in the 1980s and 1990s due to his villainous physical appearance. Guzmán born in August 28, 1956 in Cayey, Puerto Rico, but he raised in New York City's Greenwich Village, as well as the surrounding Lower East Side ...
68. Leland Orser
Actor | Se7en
Leland Orser was born on August 6, 1960 in San Francisco, California, USA as Leland Jones Orser. He is an actor and director, known for Se7en (1995), Alien Resurrection (1997) and Saving Private Ryan (1998). He has been married to Jeanne Tripplehorn since October 14, 2000. They have one child. He ...
70. Ed O'Neill
Actor | Married with Children
Ed O'Neill is an American actor best known for playing Al Bundy on Married... with Children (1987), the most iconic working class character on television since Archie Bunker. Upon his debut on the world stage in Youngstown, Ohio on April 12, 1946, he was christened Edward Philip O'Neill, Jr. Both ...
71. Michael Rooker
Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy
Michael Rooker was born on April 6, 1955 in Jasper, Alabama. When he was thirteen, his parents divorced and he went with his mother to live in Chicago. He caught the acting bug while attending college, and began appearing in local stage productions. On first breaking into film, his intensity and "...
73. Tony Goldwyn
Actor | Ghost
Actor, director, producer Tony Goldwyn just finished a sold-out run of director Ivo Van Hove's Broadway production of "Network" with Bryan Cranston and Tatiana Maslany. He can be seen on the Netflix series, "Chambers," starring with Uma Thurman. Recently he concluded his role as 'President ...
74. Roma Maffia
Actress | Disclosure
From a hit television drama to a medley of feature films, Roma Maffia graces the entertainment mediums with her trademark sophistication and charismatic appeal.
Roma portrays the smart, no-nonsense anesthesiologist, 'Dr. Liz Cruz,' on the hit FX drama, "Nip/Tuck." 'Liz' has earned the respect of her ...
75. W. Earl Brown
Actor | Deadwood
As a rule, W. Earl Brown does not usually speak of himself in the third-person. However, the Internet Movie Database will not accept biographical information written in the first person, therefore:
W Earl Brown was born and raised in western Kentucky. Realizing early in life that he had aversion to ...
76. David Strathairn
Actor | Good Night, and Good Luck.
David Russell Strathairn was born on January 26, 1949 in San Francisco, California. He is the son of Mary Frances (Frazier), a nurse, and Thomas Scott Strathairn, Jr., a physician. He has two siblings, Tom and Anne. His ancestry includes English, Scottish, Irish, Portuguese, Native Hawaiian, and ...
77. D.W. Moffett
Actor | Traffic
A native of the Chicago suburb of Wilmette, D.W. Moffett never gave a thought to acting until after he graduated from Stanford University with a degree in International Relations. While he went to work at Chicago's Continental Bank, he also enrolled in an acting class to broaden his artistic ...
78. Titus Welliver
Actor | The Town
Titus Welliver was born on March 12, 1961 in New Haven, Connecticut. His father was a famous landscape painter, Neil Welliver. His mother was a fashion illustrator, Norma Cripps. He has three brothers, one was killed overseas. He was raised in Philadelphia and New York City, surrounded by poets and...
79. Camryn Manheim
Actress | The Practice
Camryn grew up in Peoria, Illinois before moving to Long Beach California for middle school. She went on to receive a B.F.A. from U.C. Santa Cruz and then went on to earn a M.F.A from New York University in 1987. Her mother, Sylvia (Nuchow), was a schoolteacher, and her father, Jerry, was a math ...
81. Billy Burke
Actor | Twilight
Billy Burke was born and raised in Bellingham, Washington, USA. He began singing at age nine, and joined a band at age fifteen. He continued to work with bands and study/performing drama at Western Washington University. He performed in Seattle at the Annex Theater, New City Festival, and the A.H.A...
83. Pauline Quirke
Actress | Birds of a Feather
Pauline Quirke was born on July 8, 1959 in Hackney, London, England as Pauline Perpetua Quirke. She is an actress and writer, known for Birds of a Feather (1989), Broadchurch (2013) and Emmerdale (1972). She has been married to Steve Sheen since August 1996. They have two children.
84. Joel Kinnaman
Actor | RoboCop
Charles Joel Nordström, known professionally as Joel Kinnaman, is a Swedish actor. He is best known for playing the lead role in the Swedish film Easy Money a role that earned him a Guldbagge Award in the "Best Actor" category - and for his role as Frank Wagner in the Johan Falk film series. He ...