Rugby Actors and Actressesby maximum_2083 | created - 13 Sep 2012 | updated - 21 Jul 2015 | Public
This is a list of actors and actresses who played rugby league or rugby union at some point in their life time. Work in progress, will continue to add photos and other information as they come to light. If you are aware of any actors/actresses missing from this list, please comment below.
1. Daniel Craig
Actor | Casino Royale
One of the British theatre's most famous faces, Daniel Craig, who waited tables as a struggling teenage actor with the National Youth Theatre, has gone on to star as James Bond in Casino Royale (2006), Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012), Spectre (2015), and Bond 25 (2020).
He was born Daniel ...
Played for Hoylake RFC. Much was made at the film casino royal's release about Daniel Craig's buff body. Being in such prime condition was not new to the actor, as at one point he had been a semi-professional rugby player.
Actor | Lawrence of Arabia
A leading man of prodigious talents, Peter O'Toole was raised in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, the son of Constance Jane Eliot (Ferguson), a Scottish nurse, and Patrick Joseph O'Toole, an Irish metal plater, football player and racecourse bookmaker. Upon leaving school, he decided to become a ...
O'Toole played rugby league as a child in Leeds and was also a rugby union fan, attending Five Nations matches with friends and fellow rugby fans Richard Harris, Kenneth Griffith, Peter Finch and Richard Burton
Richard Harris & Peter O'toole at munster rugby -> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOU3gDncP4k
Actor | Gladiator
Richard St John Harris was born on October 1, 1930 in Limerick, Ireland, to a farming family, one of nine children born to Mildred Josephine (nee Harty) and Ivan John Harris. He attended Crescent College, a Jesuit school, and was an excellent rugby player, with a strong passion for literature. ...
Before teaching at hogwarts, professor dumbledore was a talented rugby player. Richard harris played several matches for Garryowen FC, as well as various junior sides. He remained a fan of the Munster team his entire life, and used to go and watch matches with Peter O'Toole and Richard Burton.
After his funeral, ivan harris spoke of how his brother was laid out wearing his Munster rugby jersey. It was richards dying wish. - http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Eulogy+to+star+Harris.-a095396924
Richard Harris & Peter O'toole at munster rugby -> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOU3gDncP4k
Actor | Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Probably best-remembered for his turbulent personal life with Elizabeth Taylor (whom he married twice), Richard Burton was nonetheless also regarded as an often brilliant British actor of the post-WWII period.
Burton was born Richard Walter Jenkins in 1925 into a Welsh (Cymraeg)-speaking family in ...
Richard Burtons Last match:- http://wesclark.com/rrr/burton.html
Actor | The Phantom of the Opera
Gerard James Butler was born in Paisley, Scotland, to Margaret and Edward Butler, a bookmaker. His family is of Irish origin. Gerard spent some of his very early childhood in Montreal, Quebec, but was mostly raised, along with his older brother and sister, in his hometown of Paisley. His parents ...
Actor | Fantastic Four
Julian Dana William McMahon was born in Sydney, Australia, the second of three children of Lady Sonia McMahon (née Sonia Rachel Hopkins) and Sir Billy McMahon, the longest continuously serving government minister in Australian history, serving over 21 years as a government minister before serving ...
Actor | Skyfall
Javier Bardem is the youngest member of a family of actors that has been making films since the early days of Spanish cinema.
He was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, to actress Pilar Bardem (María del Pilar Bardem Muñoz) and businessman José Carlos Encinas Doussinague. His maternal ...
Represented Spain -> http://www.rugbyunplugged.com/images/Javier%20Bardem%20Spain%20rugby.jpg
Actor | The Imitation Game
Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born and raised in London, England. His parents, Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton (born Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch), are both actors. He is a grandson of submarine commander Henry Carlton Cumberbatch, and a great-grandson of diplomat Henry Arnold ...
Benedict cumberbatch posing for a a group photo - https://i.imgur.com/QQ1q54R.jpg
Actor | The Avengers
Thomas William Hiddleston was born in Westminster, London, to English-born Diana Patricia (Servaes) and Scottish-born James Norman Hiddleston. His mother is a former stage manager, and his father, a scientist, was the managing director of a pharmaceutical company. He started off at the preparatory ...
He played rugby at Cambridge University but gave it up for his love of acting.
Posing for a rugby photo:- http://images6.fanpop.com/image/photos/33300000/Tom-Hiddleston-Rugby-Team-tom-hiddleston-33312062-500-500.jpg
10. Dwayne Johnson
Actor | Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California. He is the son of Ata Johnson (born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and professional wrestler Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles). His father, from Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada, is black (of Black ...
Played a few games before grid iron took centre stage.
11. Russell Crowe
Actor | Les Misérables
Russell Ira Crowe was born in Wellington, New Zealand, to Jocelyn Yvonne (Wemyss) and John Alexander Crowe, both of whom catered movie sets. His maternal grandfather, Stanley Wemyss, was a cinematographer. Crowe's recent ancestry includes Welsh (where his paternal grandfather was born, in Wrexham),...
Played rugby union and rugby league and is also co-owner of the South Sydney Rabbitohs rugby league team. For the movie Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Russell Crowe had the crew of his ship play rugby together while they were not filming so they could bond and better work as a team.
12. Ian Roberts
Actor | Superman Returns
Former professional rugby league footballer of the 1980s and 1990s. A New South Wales State of Origin and Australian international representative forward, he played club football with the South Sydney Rabbitohs, Wigan Warriors, Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and North Queensland Cowboys.
13. Matt Damon
Actor | Good Will Hunting
Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Kent Damon, a stockbroker, realtor and tax preparer, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. Matt has an older brother, Kyle, a sculptor. His father was of English and ...
Played a few games prior to his role in invictus. This is the second movie you can see Matt Damon playing rugby. He also plays rugby in The Departed.Clint Eastwood-During the making of the film invictus, Clint Eastwood became a fan of rugby. While in South Africa, he would watch hours of rugby every night and come in the next morning and talk about the games. Eventually, he began to enjoy the games.
Invictus Trailer:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlZTzsC8e4g
14. Henry Cavill
Actor | Man of Steel
Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill was born on the Bailiwick of Jersey, a British Crown dependency in the Channel Islands. His mother, Marianne (Dalgliesh), a housewife, was also born on Jersey, and is of Irish, Scottish and English ancestry. Henry's father, Colin Richard Cavill, a stockbroker, is of ...
Played as a flanker in his rugby days but stopped playing due to injury.
15. Jonny Lee Miller
Actor | Mindhunters
Jonny Lee Miller (sometimes credited with an H) was born on November 15, 1972, in Kingston, England, UK, to actors Anna Lee and Alan Miller, and the grandson of actor Bernard Lee. After appearing in many high school plays at his selective state grammar school, Jonny dropped out at 17, to pursue ...
Played a few seasons for Santa Monica Rugby Club and used to show up at a few games with then gal-pal Angeline Jolie
Actor | Blade
Kris Kristofferson was born in Brownsville, Texas, to Mary Ann (Ashbrook) and Lars Henry Kristofferson. His paternal grandparents were Swedish, and his father was a United States Air Force general who pushed his son to a military career. Kris was a Golden Gloves boxer and went to Pomona College in ...
ex-player and also founder of the santa monica rugby club
17. Stephen Fry
Actor | Gosford Park
Writer, actor, comedian, doer of good works, excellent good friend to the famous and not, Fry lives in his London SW1 flat and his Norfolk house when not traveling. Famous for his public declaration of celibacy in the "Tatler" back in the 1980s, Emma Thompson has characterised her friend as "90 ...
18. Cesare Danova
Actor | Mean Streets
Tall, dark, and handsome, Italian actor Cesare Danova (pronounced Chez-a-ray Da-NO-va) was a true Renaissance man. As a boy, it appeared he might become a professional athlete. But his family wanted him to become a doctor. Cesare, by his own account, studied medicine with such diligence that he ...
19. Mark Harmon
Thomas Mark Harmon was born on September 2, 1951, in Burbank, California, to football player and broadcaster Tom Harmon and actress and artist Elyse Knox (née Kornbrath). Harmon played college football and found success as one of TV's hunkiest actors. While many of his roles have relied on good ...
played prep school rugby at Harvard School in Studio City and one season of rugby at UCLA at fullback.
20. Paul Rudd
Actor | Ant-Man
Paul Stephen Rudd was born in Passaic, New Jersey. His parents, Michael and Gloria, both from Jewish families, were born in the London area, U.K. He has one sister, who is three years younger than he is. Paul traveled with his family during his early years, because of his father's airline job at ...
Rugby Scene - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIC8wm3gzJY
21. Rahul Bose
Actor | Everybody Says I'm Fine!
Indian cinema star Rahul Bose takes months out of his film career every year to play for the Indian National Rugby Team.
22. Boris Karloff
Actor | Bride of Frankenstein
Along with fellow actors Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi and Vincent Price, Boris Karloff is recognized as one of the true icons of horror cinema, and the actor most closely identified with the general public's perception of the "monster" from the classic Mary Shelley book, "Frankenstein". William Henry ...
23. Will Young
Actor | Mrs Henderson Presents
Has a twin brother called Rupert and an older sister, Emma. William's mother, Annabel, runs a market garden and lives with his father, Robin, a business man. He represented his school, Wellington College, in rugby, football, basketball, athletics, long jump and triple jump. William went to Exeter ...
24. Daniel Radcliffe
Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born on July 23, 1989 in Fulham, London, England, to casting agent Marcia Gresham (née Jacobson) and literary agent Alan Radcliffe. His father is from a Northern Irish Protestant background, while his mother was born in South Africa, to a Jewish family (from Lithuania, ...
25. Lincoln Lewis
Actor | Tomorrow, When the War Began
Lincoln Lewis was born on October 24, 1987 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia as Lincoln Clay Lewis. He is an actor, known for Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010), After Earth (2013) and Home and Away (1988).
Son of the great rugby league immortal, wally lewis. Lincoln played rugby league whilst in his youth.
26. Ross Kemp
Actor | EastEnders
Ross Kemp was born on July 21, 1964 in Barking, Essex, England. His mother, Jean, was a hairdresser and his father, John, was a policeman with the Metropolitan Police force. He has a brother named Darren who is a documentary producer for the BBC.
Ross attended Shenfield High School, where he is ...
27. Bram Stoker
Writer | Dracula
Bram Stoker was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1847, and gained fame for his novel "Dracula" about an aristocratic vampire in Transylvania. The sequel, "Dracula's Guest," was not published for 17 years after the publication of "Dracula," two years after Stoker's death. Stoker also wrote "The Mystery ...
28. Gérard Depardieu
Actor | Cyrano de Bergerac
Gérard Depardieu was born in Châteauroux, Indre, France, to Anne Jeanne Josèphe (Marillier) and René Maxime Lionel Depardieu, who was a metal worker and fireman. Young delinquent and wanderer in the past, Depardieu started his acting career at the small traveling theatre "Cafe de la Gare", along ...
ex-player and vice-president of Bordeaux-Begle rugby club in france.
29. Jean Dujardin
Actor | The Artist
In 1995 he began his first one man show, the same year he met Bruno Salomone, Eric Collado, Emmanuel Joucla and Eric Massot with whom he created the "Nous C nous". In 1999, he became "Loulou" in Un gars, une fille (1999). This part permitted him to show his talent to a larger public. Since the end ...
30. Gérard Lanvin
Actor | L'ennemi public n°1
Gérard Lanvin was born on June 21, 1950 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France as Gérard Raymond Lanvain. He is an actor and writer, known for Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1 (2008), Le fils préféré (1994) and The Taste of Others (2000). He has been married to Jennifer...
31. Kad Merad
Actor | Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis
Kad Merad was born on March 27, 1964 in Sidi Bel Abbes, Algeria as Kaddour Merad. He is an actor and writer, known for Welcome to the Sticks (2008), The Chorus (2004) and Mais qui a re-tué Pamela Rose? (2012).
32. Kevin Nealon
Actor | Weeds
Kevin Nealon was born on November 18, 1953 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Weeds (2005), Happy Gilmore (1996) and The Wedding Singer (1998). He has been married to Susan Yeagley since September 3, 2005. They have one child. He was previously married to Linda Dupree.
33. Matt Nable
Actor | Riddick
Matthew "Matty" Nable is a former Rugby League footballer turned actor. After playing in the Winfield Cup Premiership for the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and South Sydney Rabbitohs during the 1990s, he wrote and starred in the rugby league-centered drama The Final Winter in 2007. He is a good friend...
Matt Nable rose through the junior ranks at the Manly-Warringah sea eagles and made five appearances for the Graham Lowe coached team in 1991 and 1992. Following this he wouldn't appear in the premiership until 1995 when he played three games for the South Sydney Rabbitohs.
After another season in England where he played for Carlisle before moving to the London Broncos. Nable retired from football aged 23
The Final Winter trailer:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqnH1VGTUdE
34. Barry Pepper
Actor | Saving Private Ryan
Barry Robert Pepper was born on April 4, 1970, in Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada, as the youngest of three sons. He has two older brothers named Alex and Doug Pepper. The Peppers didn't stick around Campbell River for too long. They had been building a ship in their backyard for years. ...
35. Sean Faris
Actor | Never Back Down
Sean Hardy Faris was born in Houston, Texas, to Katherine (Miller) and Warren Stephen Faris. He is of English, German, Scottish, and Irish descent. Sean moved to Ohio at age twelve, and has been honing his craft in Los Angeles since moving four years upon his high school graduation. He received an ...
37. Hani Naimi
Actor | The Hurt Locker
Hailing from the Middle East, Michael Desante is an actor, producer and writer classically trained in all his areas of expertise; all delivered with an intellectually charming personality. From "The Hurt Locker," Kathryn Bigelow's critically acclaimed movie, to independent films such as "The Last ...
38. Manu Bennett
Actor | 30 Days of Night
"Shall We Begin!", the battlecry of The undefeated Gaul CRIXUS first bought Manu Bennett's voice & acting career to international attention. The series Spartacus spoke a universal language that slowly but surely captured a massive audience. The the show lost lead actor Andy Whitfield to cancer, ...
39. Billy Campbell
Actor | The Rocketeer
American actor Billy Campbell was born on July 7, 1959 in Charlottesville, Virginia. He came to prominence playing Luke Fuller on Dynasty (1981), the gay lover of character Steven Carrington, on what was then the top-rated TV show in America. He followed this up playing Detective Joey Indelli on ...
Played for the Virginia RFC, Santa Monica Rugby Club and Chicago Lions.
40. Dave Annable
Actor | What's Your Number?
David Rodman Annable was born on September 15, 1979, in Suffern, New York, to Tammi and Rodman John Annable. He has one sister named Rebecca and a half-sister named Stacy. His mother is Jewish and his father has English, German, Irish and French ancestry. Dave grew up in Walden, a small town in ...
41. Bill Jacobson
Actor | JAG
Bill Jacobson grew up in the small Northwest city of Tacoma. He first started acting at the age of 10 doing school theater on a regular basis. His acting teachers always looked to Bill to help carry the performances and felt he had something special that could lead him to discover his talents even ...
42. Chris Farley
Actor | Tommy Boy
Christopher Crosby Farley was born on February 15, 1964, in Madison, Wisconsin, to Mary Anne (Crosby) and Thomas Farley, who owned an oil company. Among his siblings are actors Kevin P. Farley and John Farley. He was of Irish heritage. Farley studied theatre and communications on Marquette ...
43. Candice Orsini
Stunts | Body Snatchers
Stuntwoman, not only was a rugby player but was the Assistant Coach of the USA National Women's Rugby team for many years.
44. Jessica Harbeck
Stunts | Bumblebee
Based out of Los Angeles, Jess has a combined love for stunt performing and stunt coordinating. With a background rooted in a lifetime of athletic competition, working as a team on set is a natural fit. She is an avid climber, surfer, and lover of nature. Most importantly, a life experiencer.
Played fullback for the University of Colorado women's rugby team
45. Natalie Curfman
Actress | Zombie Cop
Natalie Rose Curfman was born and raised in the small town of Kingston, located on the Pudget Sound. Through her childhood of being raised on a successful pony farm, she gained a flair for entertainment. She carried her compassion for performance through high school and college. At Central ...
46. Rebeka Choudhury
Actress | Paranoia
Rebeka Choudhury is a New York based actress born in Bangladesh and raised in the United States.
She was most recently seen on the CBS drama series, Blue Bloods. Her former TV work includes a role in Political Animals on USA, alongside Ciaran Hinds. Additionally, she's had a recurring role on the ...
47. Miranda Kwok
Writer | The 100
Motorcyclist. Black Belt Martial Artist. Captain of the Rugby Team. Miranda tackles any challenge that presents itself -- from jumping out of an airplane to counseling at a crisis center to backpacking across China in search of a lost bloodline. Miranda's journey into the arts began at the age of ...
48. Nathaniel Dean
Actor | Alien: Covenant
Nathaniel has worked extensively in film, theatre and television. His first film role after graduating from NIDA in 1999 was in Tony Ayres' Walking on Water for which he received the Australian Film Institute (AFI) Award in 2002 for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. In 2004 Nathaniel was again ...
49. André the Giant
Actor | The Princess Bride
André René Roussimoff was born in a small farming community in Grenoble, France to Boris and Marian Rouismoff. His parents and four siblings were all of normal size, but André suffered from acromegaly, a hormonal disorder that results when the pituitary gland produces excess growth hormone. As the ...
50. Phil Gwilliam
Actor | Paper and Plastic
Born and raised in St Helens, Merseyside, England.
Before becoming an actor, Phil excelled in the sport of Rugby League where he played for Blackbrook, Lancashire, St Helens and Warrington. Both his Dad, Alan and Uncle, Ken played professionally for St Helens and Warrington Rugby League Clubs.
At 19 ...
Played for Blackbrook, Lancashire, St Helens and Warrington.
51. Nathan Ampofo
Actor | National Theatre Live: King Lear
Nathan Ampofo is an actor, known for King Lear (2014).
Played rugby for London Broncos, Saracens and later Harlequins
52. Masashi Nagadoi
Actor | Letters from Iwo Jima
Tokyo-born Masashi Nagadoi received a B.A. in International Studies and Economics Business from Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota with International Economics Honor Society (Omicron Delta Epsilon) in 1987, and worked as a management business consultant at Arthur Young International (now Ernst...
All-Minnesota Rugby Football team member as scrum-half
53. Daniel Logan
Daniel Logan, born in New Zealand, started acting when he was 10 years old. He got his break when Auckland children's rugby teams were being scouted to find a boy for a TV commercial. After auditioning with hundreds of other young rugby players, Daniel got the part, his first acting role, playing a...
54. Robert Capron
Actor | Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Robert began his acting career when he was eight years old by enrolling in an after school drama program sponsored by Trinity Repertory Company. Later that year he landed a role as Turkey Boy in Trinity's production of A Christmas Carol. Since that time Robert has performed a variety of roles on ...
55. Trey Loney
Actor | Couples Retreat
Trey got his start in the entertainment industry by doing background roles on popular t.v. shows and films. He then decided he wanted to do speaking roles, and proceeded to book the first film role he auditioned for. He loves to be on set, and makes friends wherever he goes. Trey comes from a long ...
56. Ricardo Hoyos
Actor | Bumblebee
Ricardo Antonio Hoyos is a Canadian born actor. He was born November 27, 1995. He has green eyes and dark brown hair. He can play the guitar. Surprisingly, Ricardo has dual citizenship in the USA and Canada. He has worked on many shows including the famous Canadian show Degrassi as a skate-boarder ...
57. William Tapley
Actor | V for Vendetta
William Tapley trained at RADA. He grew up in Australia and England, finishing schooling in America.
He represented Britain in the 1996 Camel Trophy (off-road driving), making the first ever motorised crossing of the Borneo jungle.
Plays rugby (clubs have included London Wasps and Harlequins), rides ...
Plays rugby (clubs have included London Wasps and Harlequins)
58. Jonathan Linsley
Jonathan was born in Yorkshire and went to school in Skipton "the Gateway to the Dales." His first loves in life were, Rugby Union (he played for Upper Wharfedale) Football (life long Leeds United supporter) and the Theatre. Thanks to Mr Thomas a dedicated English teacher who nurtured in him a love...
rugby fan and played for Upper Wharfedale in england
59. Daniel Cudmore
Actor | X-Men: The Last Stand
Born in Vancouver and raised in Squamish, British Columbia, Daniel grew up in an athletic household. The middle of three boys, Daniel excelled at a number of different sports including ski racing, snowboarding, football and rugby. However, in addition to his vast interest in athletics, Daniel ...
ex player and brother Jaime plays for the Canadian National Rugby team.
60. Geno Segers
Actor | Perfect Harmony
Geno Segers is an actor and voice-artist possessing an active background in many fields of entertainment and athletics. He is best known for the role "Chayton Littlestone" in Cinemax's "Banshee (2013)". His first taste of the entertainment field began with a suggestion by a friend to try voice-work...
Represented the USA
61. David Lee Valle
Stunts | Drive Angry
Mini Bio: David Lee Valle has been working exclusively in the Louisiana film industry for 10 years and recently moved back to his home state of Massachusetts. He has a BFA degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Criminal Justice Degree from Kalamazoo Valley Community College in ...
ex player of the University Rugby Club in Massachusett USA
62. Adam Fogerty
Actor | Walk Like a Panther
English actor and former boxer and rugby league player. He is the son of Terry Fogerty, a rugby league player during the 1960s and '70s who played at club level for Halifax, Wigan and Rochdale Hornets, and at international level for Great Britain.
63. Martin Herdman
Actor | Sink
Martin has been an Actor for 29 years and in that time has played a variety of roles on TV, Film and Stage including being a regular in Coronation Street, Soldier Soldier, Family Affairs, Bramwell and The Bill.
Additionally he's had guest appearances in Waking the Dead, My Family, The Katherine Tate...
64. Ewan Bailey
Director | DeafBlind
Ewan Bailey was born in 1966 in Brighton, Sussex,as Ewan Thomson, the son of Dr. Bruce Thomson, a noted Rugby Union player who represented Scotland at international level. He attended Brighton College and read Modern History at Keble College, Oxford, before studying drama at the Central School of ...
Actor | Vertical Limit
Steve was born in Perth in 1967. His family soon moved to Sydney where he completed his schooling. After two years working his way around Australia on a motorbike he studied acting at Penrith (Theatre Nepean) in Sydney's outer west. His first job was a TV commercial for Arnott's Ruffles which was ...
ex Player and fan of the penrith panthers
66. Jordan Prainito
Actor | The Doctor Blake Mysteries
From an early age Jordan was encouraged to be immersed in nature. Archery, firearms use, spear fishing, diving, angling and skippering the family boat were all part of Jordan's childhood along side his practicing piano from the age of 5.
By the time the family moved to Melbourne Jordan was an ...
Represented Victoria at the Australian National Championships 2010
Producer | Celebrity Motor Homes
Born and raised in Traverse City, Michigan, Carter is the youngest of four children. He began learning carpentry skills at the age of 11. He continued working in construction and carpentry on and off throughout high school and college. He attended Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, ...
68. Anthony Higgins
Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark
Higgins was born May 9, 1947 in East Northamptonshire, England to parents who had emigrated from Ireland just before World War II in search of economic opportunity. His parents lived in London during the Blitz. Eventually, they left London for Northamptonshire so that his father could obtain work ...
69. Don Francks
Actor | Heavy Metal
A man who has many irons in the entertainment fire, hirsutely handsome Canadian actor, vocalist and jazz musician Don Francks (also known as "Iron Buffalo") was born Donald Harvey Francks on February 28, 1932, in Vancouver, British Columbia. One can, with confidence, add drummer, poet, motorcyclist...
70. Edmund Gwenn
Actor | Miracle on 34th Street
There are very few character actors from the 1930s, '40s or '50s who rose to the rank of stardom. Only a rare man or woman reached the level of renown and admiration, and had enough audience appeal, to be the first name in a cast's billing, a name that got marquee posting. Charles Coburn comes to ...
71. Chris Edgerly
Edgerly was born in Silver Spring, Maryland and moved at the age of 2 with his mom and two brothers to Savannah, Georgia.
He attended Benedictine Military High School and the University of Georgia later on, where he would entertain his friends with lots of impressions. After a season of rugby at the...
72. Ingo Rademacher
Actor | General Hospital
Ingo Rademacher - Australian Actor is best known for his long-running leading role of Jax on ABC's "General Hospital", Ingo Rademacher. He was a model in Brisbane and Sydney before landing his first acting role playing Sean Hayden on the Australian Series "Paradise Beach" (1993). He made the move ...
Actor | Frost/Nixon
Born in Sydney, Australia. Kaine is a mad supporter of the South Sydney Rabbithos rugby league team. He later moved to Hilo High School where he excelled in Football, Baseball, Soccer, Track, and Cross Country. A prospect with several Major League Baseball Orginizations, Kaine played baseball at ...
74. Grayson McCouch
Actor | Armageddon
McCouch grew up in Chappaqua, NY and received a Bachelor of Arts Honors Degree in theater from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY where he also played varsity lacrosse and rugby. McCouch went on to receive a graduate degree from the British American Drama Academy, Oxford-Yale program in London.
75. Quinn Emmett
Actor | Ben and Kate
Quinn Emmett was born in Williamsburg, Virginia. He attended Lafayette High School and Colgate University, graduating in 2005. He was on the varsity swim team in college, as well as playing club baseball and rugby.
Quinn has studied with the Upright Citizens Brigade and Howard Fine, and is a regular...
76. Marsh Mokhtari
Self | Extreme Chef
Although Marsh Mokhtari was born in the UK, his father's nautical career took him to Persia for his first six years. He then spent the next 19 years in the UK. He holds a degree in 'Medical Physics' from the University of Newcastle. While at Newcastle he played American football for the UK national...
77. David Bendito
Producer | Os fenómenos
Cinephile since a kid,he started to study filmmaking at 17, being interrupted because of a motorcycle accident. Later became a professional diver, sailer and diving instructor.
Vocational adventurer, he move to Madrid on 2000 where combines training and working as international actor and his work as...
78. Thorsten Kaye
Actor | All My Children
Thorsten moved to the US in 1985 on a track (decathlon) scholarship to the United States International University in San Diego. Although Thorsten majored in physical education (and minored in drama), a serious motorcycle accident forced him to choose a different direction. He played soccer for a ...
79. Nicholas Cooper
Producer | Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.
Nicholas G. Cooper was born in Queensland, Australia. As the son from a long line of bricklayers, Nicholas played rugby football in Sydney for a while. During his time with the National Rugby League (NRL), his first minor piece of work in acting was for a romance promotional. Although the agency ...
80. Ramey Short
Actor | Black Sails
Ramey Short is a South African actor that's done both local & international work in film, television & commercials. He mad a name for himself when he played the character of 'Dr Quinton Meyer' on 'Binnelanders' television series between 2008-2014. In 2015 he filmed two South African feature films (...
Football was Michael's ultimate passion until a severe knee and shoulder injury in his senior year shattered his dreams. A Summa honors student, Michael has always possessed a zest for doing what most other people cannot attain. This ambition led him to the entertainment world where he has worked ...
82. Tom Bott
Location_management | Paddington 2
Tom Bott was born and raised in Surrey, England and grew up on a farm.
As a boy Tom played a lot of Rugby and was the Surrey Judo champion two years running before having to stop to allow a back injury to heal.
Tom has always had a deep love of the sea, during his teen years he was a qualified ...
83. Pacharo Mzembe
Actor | Safe Harbour
Pacharo Mzembe is an Australian based actor specialising in Theatre, Film & Television. He is a proud alumni of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) accepted at the age of seventeen. He briefly suspended his acting career in the summer of 2012 to embark on a staggering run across Australia...
Actor | Detective Story Movie Premier
Ron Rafael Shimshilashvili is a Israeli Actor & Singer who has a net worth of $6 million. Shimshilashvili was born in Netanya, Israel, and later at the age of 3 moved to Antwerp, Belgium. His parents named hem Ron Rafael because when they were young they listened to the songs of a famous Israeli ...
85. Rob Jenkins
Actor | Predestination
Rob Jenkins, is an Australian actor with experience in film, television and theatre. Although a career playing Rugby League was his passion throughout his preteen and teenage years. It was in the performing arts, that he found the flame of desire. During his teenage years, his only performances ...
86. Danny F Smith
Actor | Surrogates
Danny was born in San Francisco, California on April 24th, the second of two boys to Wayne and Cathy Smith. His father Wayne is a decorated officer in the San Francisco Police Department and his mother Cathy worked as a Kaiser Permanente nurse for 30 years.
Danny attended College Park High School in...
Actor | Cannibals and Carpet Fitters
Christopher is an actor and stunt performer known for, 'Inside number 9', 'Assassin's Creed', 'Cannibals and Carpet Fitters' and 'Rev'. He graduated from Sheffield University with a degree in Economics before completing a post graduate course at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Christopher is ...
88. Reece Kirk
Actor | Parks and Recreation
Reece Kirk was born July 19, 1984 in Wollongong, just south of Sydney, Australia. Reece began his career in the entertainment industry right out of High School by fulfilling his childhood dream of becoming a Pro Wrestler.
Always athletic, Reece excelled every sport that he came across. His favorite ...
Actor | The Hatton Garden Job
Originally a professional rugby player from Hull, East Yorkshire, David studied a Business Management degree at Leeds University before training as an actor at the Stella Adler Studio in New York, playing Hamlet in his final year. He returned to the UK in 2012 and now lives in London.
90. Jesse Murphy
Actor | Division III: Football's Finest
Jesse Murphy is an American actor, model, and singer.
He has attended USF,SMC, UCLA and currently studies at MC. While at college, he became a certified personal trainer specializing in sports nutrition. Growing up, he has always shown a love for the arts. Throughout high school, he has performed in...
Actor | Consequences
Nicholas Joseph Kattar is an actor, musician, songwriter, author, photographer, and poet.
Lebanese, Irish, and Scottish Heritage and a dual citizen of the U.S. & Great Britain.
He has been living in New York City since 2003 and has extensive training in the arts.
Studied with: Robert Modica at ...
92. Grant J. Garland
Actor | Home and Away
Grant Garland, born 03.04.79 in Sydney Australia, first discovered his love of performing and storytelling at high school when he co-wrote, directed and acted in a number of high school theatre productions. It wasn't until many years later that the pull to perform was too strong to ignore. He ...
Actor | Don't Look Back!
Born in Middlesex, England, Binky went to Merchiston Castle Boys School in Edinburgh, Scotland. There he enjoyed a variety of sports, most predominantly rugby. This talented young actor caught the eyes of his drama teachers, and Binky went on to entertain his fellow students, his passion for acting...
Actor | Betsy & Leonard
Jake William Smith is an actor and stand up comedian/performance artist.He was born in South London in 1982 to Ann-Colette Smith and Barry Smith.
Raised in South London he took part and won a poetry competition for the London Borough Of Sutton at the age of 9 yrs old for his performance of 'The ...
95. Kaya Redford
Producer | Gambling with Trust
Kaya Francis Redford has been honored with the title "Award-Winning Director" for Homeless in America (2004), a Hi-Def Documentary he produced and directed, on the plight of the homeless with interviews from the Los Angeles Police Chief, Los Angeles Mayor, CEO of LA Mission, KCAL 9 News Anchor and ...
96. Gardiner Millar
Actor | The A-Team
Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Gardiner has been a professional actor in Vancouver since 1997, he has appeared in many science fiction series, including recurring roles in Stargate-SG1 and Flash Gordon. A former black belt in Uechi-Ryu karate, he also placed second in the 1987 heavyweight ...
97. Tommy Hayes
Actor | The Vanisher
Born in Knoxville, Tennessee. Tommy attended Millsaps College (Masters of Business) and University of Mississippi (Law School). Also studied in London, Munich, Vienna, and Buenos Aires. While studying in Mississippi, Tommy competed in college level baseball and rugby. His first taste of acting ...
98. Campbell Maynes
Director | VistaTown
Campbell was born in Brisbane, Australia, the third of four children. His father Onus an accountant and his mother Sandra a school teacher. As a kid, he loved playing sport and going to the beach. He represented his city and state in rugby and later completed a Bachelor of Business Degree at ...
99. Marc Appleby
Marc was born in Scotland but grew up in the north of England.
The eldest son of the Jeff and Pauline Bolton he grew up at Burtree Hall, a rambling estate in the county of Cumbria. Marc's younger sister is a housewife and steam train enthusiast.
Marc attended Appleby Grammar School a thousand year ...
100. James A. Swan
James is a Co-Executive Producer for the "Wild Justice" TV series on the National Geographic Channel, which is inspired by a document5ary that he produced through his own production company, Snow Goose Productions, LLC.
He grew up on a Michigan island in Lake Erie, Grosse Ile. In high school he won ...