My Favorite Actors And Actresses: Incompleteby jcwpack | created - 14 Jan 2012 | updated - 16 Jan 2013 | Public
Some of these people are famous and others are not. In no particular order. I am also smart about whatever day of the week anybody was born on, so if any of you want to figure out what day of the week any actor or actress was born on, go to my list, so that it can be much easier for you. If you really want to see my complete ongoing list of my favorite actors and actresses, then go to flixster and see my list. My username is jcwpack.
1. Jack Gargan
Actor | The Great Gatsby
Jack Gargan was born on February 8, 1900 in Birtley, Durham, England as John Thomas Gargan. He is known for his work on The Great Gatsby (1949), State Trooper (1956) and The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955). He died on September 30, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Born: John Thomas Gargan February 8, 1900 in Birtley, Durham, England, UK Died: September 30, 1958 (age 58) in Los Angeles, California, USA He was born on a Thursday. I definitely love Jack Gargan. I loved him in Perry Mason as the court clerk and I'll bet I will love him in so many movies he does. RIP 1958.
2. Herb Vigran
Actor | Charlotte's Web
A well known character actor, Vigran was originally a law school graduate. He later chose to pursue acting, and performed in hundreds of radio shows with the likes of Jack Benny, Bob Hope and Jimmy Durante. He appeared frequently as various villains on the TV Series Adventures of Superman (1952), ...
Born: Herbert Vigran June 5, 1910 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA Died: November 29, 1986 (age 76) in Los Angeles, California, USA He was born on a Sunday. I love Herb Vigran. He's a great Hollywood character actor with the bushy eyebrows. RIP 1986.
Actor | The Time Tunnel
Dayton Lummis was born on August 8, 1903 in Summit, New Jersey, USA. He was an actor, known for The Time Tunnel (1966), The Wrong Man (1956) and Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955). He was married to Dorothy Caldwell Lewis and Charlotte E. Young. He died on March 23, 1988 in Santa Monica, California, ...
Born: August 8, 1903 in Summit, New Jersey, USA Died: March 23, 1988 (age 84) in Santa Monica, California, USA He was born on a Saturday. I will always love Dayton Lummis. He sort of has the same look in all of his entertainment but he does have a distinctive voice. RIP 1988.
Self | The Media Show
Barrie Holland is an actor, known for The Media Show (1987).
He was born on Monday, May 23, 1938.
5. James Mason
Actor | Lolita
James Mason was a great English actor of British and American films. He was born in Yorkshire, and attended Marlborough and Cambridge, where he discovered acting on a lark, and abandoned a planned career as an architect. Following work in stock companies, he joined the Old Vic under the guidance of...
Born: James Neville Mason May 15, 1909 in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, UK Died: July 27, 1984 (age 75) in Lausanne, Switzerland He was born on a Saturday.
6. Paul Lukas
Actor | The Lady Vanishes
Oscar-winning actor Paul Lukas was born in Hungary and graduated from the School for Dramatic Arts. In 1916 he went to Kosice (Kassa) to be an actor; in 1918 he became an actor specializing in comedy. For ten years he was the most popular character player and romantic lead of the company. In 1918 ...
Born: Pál Lukács May 26, 1891 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (now Hungary) Died: August 16, 1971 (age 80) in Tangier, Morocco He was born on a Tuesday.
7. Kirk Douglas
Actor | Spartacus
Cleft-chinned, steely-eyed and virile star of international cinema who rose from being "the ragman's son" (the name of his best-selling 1988 autobiography) to become a bona fide superstar, Kirk Douglas, also known as Issur Danielovitch Demsky, was born on December 9, 1916 in Amsterdam, New York. ...
Born: Issur Danielovitch Demsky December 9, 1916 in Amsterdam, New York, USA He was born on a Saturday.
8. Peter Lorre
Actor | Casablanca
Peter Lorre was born Laszlo Lowenstein on Roszahegy, Hungary. He was educated in elementary and secondary schools in Vienna, Austria. As a youth, he ran away from home, worked as a bank clerk and, after stage training in Vienna, made his acting debut in Zurich. He remained unknown, traveling for ...
Born: László Löwenstein June 26, 1904 in Rózsahegy, Austria-Hungary [now Ruzomberok, Slovakia] He was born on a Sunday. He's definitely a big actor with his own distinctive voice, his accent, and his type of characters and I will bet I will surely love him in all of the movies he has done. RIP 1964.
Actor | Jurassic Park
Although Richard Kiley's rich baritone and strong vocal talent was much in evidence and received due respect with his award of a Tony for "Man of La Mancha", it was little used in his television and movie appearances. Won two Tony Awards as Best Actor (Musical): in 1959 for "Redhead" and in 1966 ...
Born: Richard Paul Kiley March 31, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, USA Died: March 5, 1999 (age 76) in Warwick, New York, USA He was born on a Friday.
10. Harper Goff
Harper Goff was born on March 16, 1911 in Ft. Collins, Colorado, USA as Ralph Goff. He is known for his work on 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954), Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) and The Vikings (1958). He died on March 3, 1993 in Palm Springs, California, USA.
Born: Ralph Goff March 16, 1911 in Ft. Collins, Colorado, USA Died: March 3, 1993 (age 81) in Palm Springs, California, USA He was born on a Thursday.
11. Fred Graham
Actor | The Giant Gila Monster
Baseball gave burly Fred Graham his start in motion pictures. In 1928 he was working for the MGM sound department and also playing semi-pro baseball on the side. The studio was making a murder mystery called Death on the Diamond (1934), starring Robert Young and Nat Pendleton. Graham was hired to ...
Born: Charles Frederick Graham October 26, 1908 in Springer, New Mexico, USA Died: October 10, 1979 (age 70) in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA He was born on a Monday.
12. J.M. Kerrigan
Actor | Gone with the Wind
J.M. Kerrigan was born on December 16, 1884 in Dublin, Ireland as Joseph M. Kerrigan. He was an actor and director, known for Gone with the Wind (1939), 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) and My Cousin Rachel (1952). He died on April 29, 1964 in Hollywood, California, USA.
Born: Joseph M. Kerrigan December 16, 1884 in Dublin, Ireland Died: April 29, 1964 (age 79) in Hollywood, California, USA He was born on a Tuesday.
13. Percy Helton
Actor | The Set-Up
One of the most familiar faces and voices in Hollywood films of the 1950s. Percy Helton acted almost from infancy, appearing in his father's vaudeville act. The famed Broadway producer David Belasco cast Helton in a succession of child roles over several years, giving the boy an invaluable ...
Born: Percy Alfred Helton January 31, 1894 in New York City, New York, USA Died: September 11, 1971 (age 77) in Hollywood, California, USA He was born on a Wednesday.
14. Gloria Pall
Actress | All Ashore
Brooklyn-born Gloria Pall came to Hollywood by a somewhat circuitous route. While working in the aircraft industry as an airplane mechanic during World War II, she entered a "Miss Flatbush" beauty contest in 1947, and won. That led to modeling jobs on the East Coast, which eventually led to her ...
15. Laurie Mitchell
Actress | Queen of Outer Space
A prime pin up attraction ("Miss Body Beautiful", "Miss Bronx"), auburn-haired Mickey Koren was raised in the East Bronx and began her career as a juvenile model. She moved with her family to California while still in her teens. After attending classes at the Ben Bard Drama academy in Hollywood, ...
16. Carleton Young
Actor | The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
American character actor noted for his deep, rich voice. Young made his Broadway debut in the early 1930s, appearing in such plays as "Page Pygmalion", "The Man Who Reclaimed His Head", "Late Wisdom" and "Yesterday's Orchids". Moving to Hollywood in 1936, he began getting small film roles and soon ...
Born: Carleton Scott Young October 21, 1905 in Westfield, New York, USA Died: November 7, 1994 (age 89) in Los Angeles, California, USA He was born on a Saturday.
17. Ted de Corsia
Actor | 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
A big, brawny villain of many 1940s and 1950s films, Ted de Corsia was an actor in touring companies and on radio before making a memorable film debut as the killer in The Lady from Shanghai (1947). Although he occasionally played such sympathetic roles as a judge or prison warden, de Corsia's ...
Born: Edward Gildea De Corsia September 29, 1905 in Brooklyn, New York, USA Died: April 11, 1973 (age 67) in Encino, California, USA
18. Robert J. Wilke
Actor | The Magnificent Seven
Prolific American character actor of primarily villainous roles. The son of German parents, Cincinnati feed-store manager August Wilke and his wife Rose, Robert Joseph Wilke grew up in Cincinnati. He worked as a lifeguard at a Miami, Florida, hotel, where he made contacts in the film business. He ...
Born: Robert Joseph Wilke May 18, 1914 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Died: March 28, 1989 (age 74) in Los Angeles, California, USA He was born on a Monday.
Actor | Back to School
Rodney Dangerfield was born Jacob Cohen on November 22, 1921 in Deer Park, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. He was the son of Dorothy "Dotty" (Teitelbaum) and Phillip Cohen, who performed in vaudeville under the name Phil Roy. His father was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents, and ...
Born: Jacob Cohen November 22, 1921 in Deer Park, Long Island, New York, USA Died: October 5, 2004 (age 82) in Los Angeles, California, USA He was definitely born on a Tuesday. I love Rodney Dangerfield. He is so funny.RIP 2004.
20. Bill Murray
Actor | Lost in Translation
Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, and writer. The fifth of nine children, he was born William James Murray in Wilmette, Illinois, to Lucille (Collins), a mailroom clerk, and Edward Joseph Murray II, who sold lumber. He is of Irish descent. Among his siblings are actors Brian Doyle-Murray, ...
Born: William James Murray September 21, 1950 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA He was definitely born on a Thursday. I also love Bill Murray. He will be a great movie star.
21. Chris Rock
Actor | Top Five
Christopher Julius Rock was born in Andrews, South Carolina and raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of Rosalie (Tingman), a teacher and social worker for the mentally handicapped, and Julius Rock, a truck driver and newspaper deliveryman, whose own father was a preacher.
Born: Christopher Julius Rock III February 7, 1965 in Andrews, South Carolina, USA He was definitely born on a Sunday. He is a great african-american actor and person and I'll bet he will be a pretty funny comedian. And he is so darn funny. In fact for my opinion, he is one of the most funniest people in the whole wide darn world.
22. Eddie Griffin
Actor | A Star Is Born
Born: July 15, 1968 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA He was definitely born on a Monday. He is another great african-american actor and person and he is pretty darn funny. He is as funny as Chris Rock. What if he was like Chris Rock's younger brother or sidekick. He is also one of the most funniest people in the whole wide darn world.
Actor | M*A*S*H
David Ogden Stiers was born in Peoria, Illinois, to Margaret Elizabeth (Ogden) and Kenneth Truman Stiers. He moved with his family to Eugene, Oregon, where he graduated from North Eugene High School in 1960. At the age of twenty, he was offered $200 to join the company of the Santa Clara ...
Born: David Allen Ogden Stiers October 31, 1942 in Peoria, Illinois, USA He was born on a Saturday. He is a very great voice over actor, voice actor, and american actor and I can guarantee that his voice makes him one of the greatest voice actors and voice over actors in the whole wide world
24. Vincent Price
Actor | Laura
Actor, raconteur, art collector and connoisseur of haute cuisine are just some of the attributes associated with Vincent Price. He was born of Welsh ancestry to prosperous parents ("not rich enough to evoke envy but successful enough to demand respect"). His uniquely cultivated voice and persona ...
Born: Vincent Leonard Price Jr. May 27, 1911 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA Died: October 25, 1993 (age 82) in Los Angeles, California, USA He was definitely born on a Saturday. He is a very good looking actor. I love his mustache. He is so handsome. I also love his voice.
25. John Abbott
Actor | The Jungle Book
John Abbott was born on June 5, 1905 in London, England as John Albert Chamberlain Kefford. He was an actor, known for The Jungle Book (1967), Gigi (1958) and London Blackout Murders (1943). He died on May 24, 1996 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
I really really love John Abbott. He is one of my most favorite actors. I am a pretty big fan of him. I love the look on his face and I also love his voice. Born: John Albert Chamberlain Kefford June 5, 1905 in London, England, UK Died: May 24, 1996 (age 90) in Los Angeles, California, USA He was definitely born on a Monday.
26. Cheech Marin
Actor | Born in East L.A.
Cheech Marin was born on July 13, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Richard Anthony Marin. He is an actor, known for Born in East L.A. (1987), Tin Cup (1996) and Up in Smoke (1978). He has been married to Natasha Rubin since August 8, 2009. He was previously married to Patti Heid and Rikki ...
I love his characters in movies especially with his own mexican accent and especially when he is with his partner Tommy ChongBorn: Richard Anthony Marin July 13, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA He was definitely born on a Saturday.
27. Nathan Lane
Actor | The Producers
Nathan Lane was born on February 3, 1956 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Joseph Lane. He is an actor, known for The Producers (2005), The Birdcage (1996) and The Lion King (1994). He has been married to Devlin Elliott since November 17, 2015.
i definitely love Nathan Lane. He is another one of my favorite actors. I'll bet I will love him in so many movies he appears in. Born: Joseph Lane February 3, 1956 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA He was definitely born on a Friday.
28. Ernie Sabella
Actor | The Lion King
Ernie Sabella was born on September 19, 1949 in Westchester, New York, USA as Ernest Sabella. He is an actor, known for The Lion King (1994), Mousehunt (1997) and Timon & Pumbaa (1995). He is married to Cheryl.
I also love Ernie Sabella. I loved him in The Lion King series as Pumbaa the Warthog and I'll bet I'll love him in other movies and TV show episodes. Born: Ernest Sabella September 19, 1949 in Westchester, New York, USA He was definitely born on a Monday.
Actor | The Producers
A slight comic actor chiefly known for his boyish charm, Matthew Broderick was born on March 21, 1962 in New York City, to Patricia Broderick (née Biow), a playwright and painter, and James Broderick, an actor. His father had Irish and English ancestry, and his mother was from a Jewish family (from...
I really really really love Matthew Broderick. I am definitely a huge big fan of him. I love the look on his face and he is pretty funny. I will love him forever and ever. Born: March 21, 1962 in New York City, New York, USA He was definitely born on a Wednesday.
30. James Earl Jones
Actor | Rogue One
Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native USA and internationally, James Earl Jones was born on January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi. At an early age, he started to take dramatic lessons to calm himself down. It appeared to work as he has since starred ...
He definitely has a great voice inside of him. He is absolutely another great actor to watch. Born: January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA He was definitely born on a Saturday.