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Actor | Out of Africa
Michael Kitchen was born on October 31, 1948 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Out of Africa (1985), GoldenEye (1995) and The World is Not Enough (1999). He has been married to Rowena Miller since 1988. They have two children.
4. Robert Keys
Actor | The High and the Mighty
Robert Keys was born on July 13, 1921 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Oliver Joseph Key Jr. He was an actor and producer, known for The High and the Mighty (1954), Street of Darkness (1958) and The Millionaire (1955). He died on August 12, 2004 in Mandeville, Louisiana.
6. Colin Salmon
Actor | Resident Evil
Colin Salmon is one of Britain's most renowned actors. With a bold voice and posture, Colin makes his characters a favorite among audiences for every role he plays. He made his feature debut as Sgt. Robert Oswald in the British mega-hit mini-series Prime Suspect 2 (1992), which gave him much ...
7. Doris Hare
Actress | On the Buses
Doris Hare was born on March 1, 1905 in Bargoed, Monmouthshire, Wales as Doris Breamer Hare. She was an actress, known for On the Buses (1969), The Avengers (1961) and Second Best (1994). She was married to John Fraser Roberts. She died on May 30, 2000 in Denville Hall, Northwood, Hillingdon, ...
9. Ray Brooks
Actor | The Knack ...and How to Get It
Ray Brooks was born on April 20, 1939 in Brighton, East Sussex, England as Raymond Michael Brooks. He is an actor, known for The Knack... and How to Get It (1965), Carry on Abroad (1972) and Two People (1979). He has been married to Sadie since 1961. They have three children.
10. Joan Rivers
Actress | Spaceballs
Joan Rivers was born on June 8, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Joan Alexandra Molinsky. She was a writer and actress, known for Spaceballs (1987), Iron Man 3 (2013) and Serial Mom (1994). She was married to Edgar Rosenberg and James Bennat Sanger. She died on September 4, 2014 in...
12. John Nettles
Actor | Midsomer Murders
John Nettles has been a familiar face on British and International television screens for over thirty years.
From his early beginnings in the UK hit comedy The Liver Birds (1969), he became a household name overnight playing the Jersey detective "Jim Bergerac". The series, Bergerac (1981), was a ...
13. Victoria Wood
Writer | Dinnerladies
From the mid-1980s right up until her premature death in April 2016, Victoria Wood's appearances on stage and television were always eagerly anticipated, whether it was laugh-a-minute stand-up, a beautifully judged dramatic performance in the TV film Housewife, 49 (2006) or the canteen sitcom ...
17. Sally Field
Actress | Forrest Gump
Sally Margaret Field was born in 1946 in Pasadena, California, to actress Margaret Field (née Morlan) and salesman Richard Dryden Field. Her parents divorced in 1950 and her mother then married stuntman Jock Mahoney, and they had a daughter, Princess O'Mahoney. She also has a brother, Richard Field...
19. Billy Green Bush
Actor | The Hitcher
Amiable and exceptional character actor Billy Green Bush appeared in a handful of offbeat and enduring cult classic features made in the early '70s. Tall, handsome and rangy, Bush often portrayed engaging good ol' boy types, rugged cowboys and stern police officers. He was born as William Warren ...
20. Oliver Stone
Producer | JFK
Oliver Stone has become known as a master of controversial subjects and a legendary film maker. His films are filled with a variety of film angles and styles, he pushes his actors to give Oscar-worthy performances, and despite his failures, has always returned to success.
William Oliver Stone was ...
21. Lloyd Bridges
Actor | Airplane!
The star of many land and underwater adventures, Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Jr. was born on January 15, 1913 in San Leandro, California, to Harriet Evelyn (Brown) and Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Sr., who owned a movie theater and also worked in the hotel business. He grew up in various Northern California ...
22. Jim Dale
Jim Dale began his career as a stand-up comic. He sharpened his comedy skills during a stint in the army, where he organized and performed in camp shows. After his discharge he pursued a comedy career, and landed a job as the warm-up comic on a musical variety show. He did so well that the ...
23. Anthony Steel
Actor | The Master of Ballantrae
Known primarily in Britain for his many "matinée idol" roles during the 1950s, Anthony Steel is perhaps best remembered in Hollywood and elsewhere as the erstwhile husband of Anita Ekberg. His career never really took off in Hollywood; at one point during his marriage to Ms. Ekberg, he was referred...
24. Michael Parks
Actor | Tusk
Michael Parks is known as an actor's actor by his peers with a breadth of astonishing range that has allowed him to portray stunning contrasts--sometimes in the same film, like in Tusk (2014), starring in dual roles as an erudite serial killer opposite Justin Long, and as a feeble rube opposite ...
25. Red Buttons
Actor | The Poseidon Adventure
Although Red Buttons is best known as a stand-up comic, he is also a successful songwriter, an Academy Award-winning actor (and has been nominated for two Golden Globe awards) and an accomplished singer. Born Aaron Chwatt in New York City's Lower East Side, Buttons (who got his name from a uniform ...
26. Nigel Stock
Actor | The Great Escape
A veteran of stage, screen, radio and TV, character actor Nigel Stock was born in Malta in 1919, the son of Captain W.H. Stock, RE, and his wife Margaret Marion Munro. In British India from childhood, he and his sister Angela returned to the UK in his early teens for schooling. Nigel was educated ...
27. Burt Lancaster
Actor | From Here to Eternity
Burt Lancaster, one of five children, was born in Manhattan, to Elizabeth (Roberts) and James Henry Lancaster, a postal worker. All of his grandparents were immigrants from Northern Ireland. He was a tough street kid who took an early interest in gymnastics. He joined the circus as an acrobat and ...
28. Kirstie Alley
Actress | Drop Dead Gorgeous
Kirstie Alley was born on January 12, 1951 in Wichita, Kansas, USA as Kirstie Louise Alley. She is an actress and producer, known for Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999), Look Who's Talking (1989) and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982). She was previously married to Parker Stevenson and Robert Alley.
29. Claire Goose
Actress | Waking the Dead
Claire Goose was born in Edinburgh and lived there till she was two and a half. She grew up in Norfolk. Her parents are mother, Joy, and father, David, who is a GP in Kings Lynn and has also looked after the Royals. Claire also has an elder sister, Caroline, a nursery nurse, and an elder brother, ...
30. Charlie Drake
Actor | The Cracksman
Charlie Drake was born on June 19, 1925 in Elephant and Castle, London, England as Charles Edward Springall. He was an actor and writer, known for The Cracksman (1963), Sinderella Live (1995) and The Worker (1965). He was married to Elaine Bird and Heather Barnes. He died on December 23, 2006 in ...
31. Mary Castle
Actress | The Lawless Breed
Mary Castle was born on January 22, 1931 in Pampa, Texas, USA as Mary Ann Noblett. She was an actress, known for The Lawless Breed (1952), Stories of the Century (1954) and Prairie Roundup (1951). She was married to Edward Frezza, Wayne Cote and William Grant. She died on April 29, 1998 in Palm ...
32. Donna Reed
Actress | It's a Wonderful Life
Donna Reed was born in the midwestern town of Denison, Iowa, on January 27, 1921, as Donna Belle Mullenger. A small town - a population of less than 3,000 people - Denison was located by the Boyer River, and was the county seat of Crawford County. Donna grew up as a farm girl, much like many young ...
33. Ian Lavender
Actor | Dad's Army
Ian Lavender attended Bournville Technical College in the West Midlands and then studied at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He graduated in 1967. Acting on the stage at Canterbury followed and his first television work was the ATV play "Flowers At My Feet" in 1968. He then became the youngest ...
34. Glenn Ford
Actor | Superman
Legendary actor Glenn Ford was born Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford in Sainte-Christine-d'Auvergne, Quebec, Canada, to Hannah Wood (Mitchell) and Newton Ford, a railroad executive. His family moved to Santa Monica, California when he was eight years old. His acting career began with plays at high school...
35. Walter Sparrow
Actor | Now and Then
An English film and television actor best known for his appearance as Duncan in the 1991 film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves starring Kevin Costner.
Sparrow began his career as a stand-up comic before moving to acting with a period with the Royal Shakespeare Company. His first film role was in 1964, ...
39. Norman Bird
Actor | The Lord of the Rings
Norman Bird was born on October 30, 1924 in Coalville, Leicestershire, England as John George Norman Bird. He was an actor, known for The Lord of the Rings (1978), Cash on Demand (1962) and The Avengers (1961). He was married to Nona Blair. He died on April 22, 2005 in Wolverhampton, West Midlands,...
42. Ted Post
Director | Beneath the Planet of the Apes
Ted Post first began thinking about a career in show business in 1938, when he was working as a weekend usher at the Loew's Pitkin Theater in Brooklyn, New York, and getting so caught up in the movies that he would sometimes forget to escort the patrons to their seats. He received some acting ...
44. Robert Hooks
Actor | Trouble Man
Robert Hooks was born on April 18, 1937 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Bobby Dean Hooks. He is an actor, known for Trouble Man (1972), Passenger 57 (1992) and Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984). He has been married to Lorrie Marlow since June 15, 2008. He was previously married...
46. George Raft
Actor | Some Like It Hot
George Raft was born and grew up in a poor family in Hell's Kitchen, at the time one of the roughest, meanest areas of New York City. He was born George Ranft, and was the son of Eva (Glockner) and Conrad Ranft, a department store deliveryman. His parents were both of German descent. In his youth, ...
47. Robert Shaw
Actor | A Man for All Seasons
Robert Archibald Shaw was born on August 9, 1927, in Westhoughton, Lancashire, England, the eldest son of Doreen Nora (Avery), a nurse, and Thomas Archibald Shaw, a doctor. His paternal grandfather was Scottish, from Argyll. Shaw's mother, who was born in Piggs Peak, Swaziland, met his father while...
50. Richard Herd
Actor | All the President's Men
Utilitarian character actor Richard Herd is one of those stern familiar faces you've seen countless times on film and TV but can't quite place the name. The stage-trained actor, who shares a striking resemblance to actor Karl Malden, never found the one role that would make him a household name, ...
Producer | Gor
Harry Alan Towers was born in London on 19th October, 1920. During the Second World War he was Flying Officer in the Royal Air Force. Later he became program director for British Forces radio.
In 1946 Towers establish a company called Towers of London that sold various syndicated radio shows around ...
56. Nigel Hawthorne
Actor | The Madness of King George
Born in Coventry, England on 5 April 1929. Raised in South Africa. Returned to the UK in the 1950s. Extensive theatre work in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. His portrayal of "Sir Humphrey Appleby" in the BBC comedy Yes Minister (1980) won him international acclaim in the 1980s. In 1992, he was awarded...
59. Dennis Hopper
Actor | Easy Rider
With an amazing cinematic career of more than five decades, Dennis Hopper was a multi-talented and unconventional actor/director, regarded by many as one of the true "enfants terribles" of Hollywood. Hopper was born on May 17, 1936 in Dodge City, Kansas, to Marjorie Mae (Davis) and James Millard ...
60. David Frost
Producer | Retreat
David Frost was born on April 7, 1939 in Tenterden, Kent, England as David Paradine Frost. He was a producer and writer, known for Retreat (2011), The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella (1976) and Leadbelly (1976). He was married to Lady Carina Fitzalan-Howard and Lynne Frederick. He ...
62. Alex Cord
Actor | Airwolf
Tall (6 foot) in the saddle, brawny, ruggedly handsome, and very much oriented towards outdoor life, actor Alex Cord became best known in Hollywood for his 60s and 70s work in action adventure. Born Alexander Viespi in Long Island, New York in 1933, he was riding horses from the age of 2. Stricken ...
63. John Mills
Actor | The Family Way
Sir John Mills, one of the most popular and beloved English actors, was born Lewis Ernest Watts Mills on February 22, 1908, at the Watts Naval Training College in North Elmham, Norfolk, England. The young Mills grew up in Felixstowe, Suffolk, where his father was a mathematics teacher and his ...
67. Sean Bean
Sean Bean's career since the eighties spans theatre, radio, television and movies. Bean was born in Handsworth, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, to Rita (Tuckwood) and Brian Bean. He worked for his father's welding firm before he decided to become an actor. He attended RADA in London and appeared in a ...
68. Ryan Cross
Actor | Hitch
Ryan Cross grew up instinctively knowing that the world was a gift to be enjoyed and worth exploring. After graduating from the University of Washington (Seattle) with a Bachelor's degree, he immediately embarked upon the education of life. Shorty after graduating, the modeling world approached him...
70. Peter Coyote
Actor | Bitter Moon
Peter Coyote was born in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Robert Peter Cohon to Ruth (Fidler) and Morris Cohon, an investment banker. He is an actor, known for Bitter Moon (1992), Sphere (1998) and Patch Adams (1998). Coyote was previously married to Stefanie Pleet and Marilyn McCann.
71. Charlotte Church
Soundtrack | I'll Be There
Charlotte Maria Church was born on February 21, 1986 in Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom to Steven Reed and his wife Maria. The couple separated shortly after the child's birth, and she was left in her mother's care. She started singing publicly when she was only three and a half years old,...
72. Shirley Temple
Actress | Captain January
Shirley Temple was easily the most popular and famous child star of all time. She got her start in the movies at the age of three and soon progressed to super stardom. Shirley could do it all: act, sing and dance and all at the age of five! Fans loved her as she was bright, bouncy and cheerful in ...
73. Robert Stack
Actor | Airplane!
"Straight Shooting" - whether skeet shooting, or portraying Eliot Ness, Robert Stack always tells it like it is, and shoots straight. Robert was the second child of Elizabeth Modini Wood (who named him Charles after his grandfather) and James Langford Stack (who changed his name to Robert, after no...
74. James Booth
Actor | Zulu
James Booth was born on December 19, 1927 in Croydon, Surrey, England as David Geeves-Booth. He was an actor and writer, known for Zulu (1964), American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990) and The Breed (2001). He was married to Paula Delaney. He died on August 11, 2005 in Hadleigh, Essex, England.
75. Prunella Scales
Actress | Howards End
Prunella Scales was born on June 22, 1932 in Sutton Abinger, Surrey, England as Prunella Margaret Rumney Illingworth. She is an actress, known for Howards End (1992), Fawlty Towers (1975) and An Awfully Big Adventure (1995). She has been married to Timothy West since October 1963. They have two ...
78. Anna Wing
Actress | Son of Rambow
Anna Wing was born on October 30, 1914 in Hackney, London, England as Anna Eva Lydia Catherine Wing. She was an actress, known for Son of Rambow (2007), Anna Karenina (1977) and A Doll's House (1973). She was married to Peter Davey. She died on July 7, 2013 in Hackney.
79. Samantha Fox
Soundtrack | A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child
Samantha Karen Fox was born on 15 April 1966 in Mile End, East London, UK. Her parents were Carole Fox and Patrick Fox and she's got a little sister named Vanessa Lai Fox.
She started out as a nude model for "Page 3" of British tabloids when she was still 16, and in 1983 Sam was said to have her ...
80. Henry Hull
Actor | High Sierra
Henry Hull, the actor who created the role of Jeeter on Broadway in "Tobacco Road," was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on October 13, 1890, the son of a drama critic. Originally intending to become an engineer, Hull became an actor and made his Broadway debut in "Green Stockings" less than two weeks...
81. Peter Graves
Actor | Airplane!
Peter Graves was born Peter Duesler Aurness on March 18, 1926 on Minneapolis, Minnesota. While growing up in Minnesota, he excelled at sports and music (as a saxophonist), and by age 16, he was a radio announcer at WMIN in Minneapolis. After two years in the United States Army Air Force, he studied...
83. Sandy Bull
Actor | Tucker: The Man and His Dream
Sandy Bull was born on January 16, 1957 in New York, USA as Alexander Kingsbury Bull. He was an actor, known for Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988), Survival Game (1987) and Eye on the Sparrow (1987). He died on April 26, 1993 in Venice, California, USA.
86. Colin Towns
Composer | Full Circle
British composer Colin Towns is "one of the country's most prolific score writers for big and small screen" (quote: Financial Times). He not only writes for television drama and feature film but also for animation, documentary, adverts, idents and theatre. He also writes and arranges for numerous ...
87. Jill Halfpenny
Actress | Waterloo Road
Jill Halfpenny was born on 15th July, 1975, in Newcastle, to Maureen and Colin Halfpenny. However, her father passed away when she was very young, and her mother married Jill's uncle, Derek.
She attended St Edmund Campion RC Comprehensive School, and trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic...
88. Alan Fudge
Actor | The Natural
Alan Fudge was an American actor known for being part of the cast of four television programs: Man from Atlantis, Eischied, Paper Dolls, and Bodies of Evidence, along with a recurring role (eighteen appearances over eight years, as of 2005) on 7th Heaven.
Fudge was born in Wichita, Kansas. He has ...
92. Jeremy Irons
Actor | Dead Ringers
British actor Jeremy Irons was born in Cowes, Isle of Wight, a small island off the south coast of England. He is the son of Barbara Anne Brereton (Sharpe) and Paul Dugan Irons, an accountant. Young Jeremy didn't prove very fond of figures. He visited mainland England only once a year. He wound up ...
93. Cody Parr
Actor | Apartment 213
Cody was born and raised in the small town of McMinnville, Oregon. It wasn't until he was presented with the opportunity to act professionally in Los Angeles, while attending college at Oregon State University, that he began to pursue his childhood dream. With no money and only a car to his name, ...
94. Ruby Wax
Actress | Shock Treatment
Ruby Wax was born on April 19, 1953 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Ruby Wachs. She is known for her work on Shock Treatment (1981), Girls on Top (1985) and Chariots of Fire (1981). She has been married to Ed Bye since May 16, 1988. They have three children. She was previously married to Trevor ...
97. Colleen Camp
Actress | Clue
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 (...
98. John Candy
Actor | Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Candy was one of Canada's greatest and funniest character actors. His well-known role as the big hearted buffoon earned him classics in Uncle Buck (1989) and Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987). His career has handed him some dry spells but Candy always rebounded.
Born in Newmarket, Ontario, in ...
99. Alfie Bass
Actor | Dance of the Vampires
Alfie Bass was born on April 8, 1916 in Bethnal Green, London, England as Abraham Basalinksy. He was an actor, known for The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967), Moonraker (1979) and The Bespoke Overcoat (1955). He was married to Beryl Bryson. He died on July 15, 1987 in London.
100. Tinto Brass
Director | La vacanza
Giovanni Brass was born on 26 March 1933 into the family of a famous artist, Italico Brass, who was his grandfather. Italico gave his grandson a nickname "Tintoretto," which Giovanni later adapted into his cinematic name, Tinto Brass.
Tinto inherited his grandfather's artistic skills, but he applied...