Kundun 1997 (N.Y.) premiere

by MikeSeravello-233-985397 | created - 12 Sep 2018 | updated - 12 Sep 2018 | Public

Thursday December 11th, PlayStation Theater 1515 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

1. Martin Scorsese

Director | Taxi Driver

Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later ...

2. Claire Danes

Actress | My So-Called Life

New Yorker Claire Catherine Danes was born in Manhattan, the daughter of Carla (Hall), a day-care provider and artist, and Christopher Danes, a computer consultant and photographer. She has an older brother, Asa. Her paternal grandfather, Gibson Andrew Danes, was a Dean of the Yale School of Art ...

3. Sean Lennon

Soundtrack | Monster-in-Law

Sean Lennon was born on October 9, 1975 in New York City, New York, USA as Sean Taro Ono Lennon.

4. John Waters

Writer | Pecker

Growing up in Baltimore in the 1950s, John Waters was not like other children; he was obsessed by violence and gore, both real and on the screen. With his weird counter-culture friends as his cast, he began making silent 8mm and 16mm films in the mid-'60s; he screened these in rented Baltimore ...

5. Radiohead

Soundtrack | Vanilla Sky

Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. After signing to EMI in 1991, Radiohead released their debut single "Creep" in 1992. It became a worldwide hit after the release of their debut album, Pablo Honey (1993). Their popularity and critical standing rose in ...

6. Rosanna Arquette

Actress | Pulp Fiction

Rosanna Arquette has acted extensively in film and television, and has come to be acknowledged as an actress of rare depth and scope.

Arquette was born in New York City, New York. Her parents, Lewis Arquette, an actor, and Brenda Denaut (née Nowak), an acting teacher and therapist, had 4 other ...

7. Tony Bennett

Soundtrack | Jurassic World

Tony Bennett, one of the legends of jazz and popular music who served during the Second World War and then developed a career spanning over half a century, is now giving another concert tour across the United States and Europe.

He was born Anthony (Antonio) Dominick Benedetto on August 3, 1926, in ...

8. Amy Irving

Actress | Traffic

Naturally brunette/blue-eyed beauty Amy Davis Irving was born in Palo Alto, California. She is the youngest of three children, and the daughter of influential theatrical/television director and producer Jules Irving, and actress Priscilla Pointer. Her father was of Russian Jewish descent, and her ...

9. Joy Behar

Actress | Ice Age: Continental Drift

Joy Behar was born on October 7, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Josephina Victoria Occhiuto. She is an actress and writer, known for Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), Hall Pass (2011) and Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993). She has been married to Steve Janowitz since August 11, 2011. She was ...

10. Debra Winger

Actress | Terms of Endearment

Mary Debra Winger was born May 16, 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Ruth (Felder), an officer manager, and Robert Jack Winger, a meat packer. She is from a Jewish family (originally from Austria-Hungary and the Russian Empire). Her maternal grandparents called her Mary, while her parents called her ...

11. Star Jones

Actress | The Game

Star Jones was born on March 24, 1962 in Badin, North Carolina, USA as Starlet Marie Jones. She is an actress and producer, known for The Game (2006), Daytime Divas (2017) and Less Than Perfect (2002). She has been married to Ricardo Lugo since March 25, 2018. She was previously married to Al ...

12. Harrison Ford

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish emigrants from Minsk, ...

13. Michael Stipe

Producer | Being John Malkovich

John Michael Stipe was born in Decatur, Georgia, on January 4th, 1960. Since his father was in the military, they moved around a lot. In 1980, while he was attending the University of Georgia (studying painting and photography), he met Mike Mills, Peter Buck and Bill Berry. They dropped out of ...

14. Beastie Boys

Soundtrack | Star Trek Beyond

The group consists of Mike D, Adam Yauch and Adam Horovitz.

15. Martha Plimpton

Actress | The Goonies

She has show biz in her blood. Martha Plimpton was born November 16, 1970, in New York City to two actors: Keith Carradine and Shelley Plimpton. Martha began her career at age 8, when her mom had a friend of hers, composer Elizabeth Swados, enroll her in an actors' workshop. At age 10, she got a ...

16. Ethan Hawke

Actor | Training Day

Ethan Green Hawke was born on November 6, 1970 in Austin, Texas, to Leslie Carole (Green), a charity worker, and James Steven Hawke, an insurance actuary. His parents were students at the University of Texas at the time but divorced when Ethan was 5 years old. His mother raised him alone for the ...

17. Yungchen Lhamo

Soundtrack | Seven Years in Tibet

Yungchen Lhamo is a composer, known for Seven Years in Tibet (1997), Sing Your Song (2011) and American Zeitgeist (2006).

18. Patty Smyth

Soundtrack | Junior

Sultry-voiced singer/songwriter Patty Smyth was born on June 26, 1957 in New York City. She's of Irish descent. Her show business enthusiast mother not only worked as a trapeze artist and onetime manager for legendary rock'n'roll guitarist Link Wray, but also ran and/or owned several prominent ...

19. Natalie Merchant

Soundtrack | One Fine Day

Natalie Anne Merchant was born on October 26, 1963 in Jamestown, New York, USA. The third of four children, Natalie displayed a love for music at an early age, though she never thought of it as a career choice. Natalie originally wanted to become a teacher, but that changed when she met Robert Buck...

20. Jay O. Sanders

Actor | The Day After Tomorrow

Jay O. Sanders was born on April 16, 1953 in Austin, Texas, USA as Jay Olcutt Sanders. He is known for his work on The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Kiss the Girls (1997) and Revolutionary Road (2008). He has been married to Maryann Plunkett since October 1, 1991. They have one child.

21. Adam Yauch

Soundtrack | Star Trek Beyond

Adam Yauch, an only child, was born on August 5, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Frances and Noel Yauch, who is a painter and architect. His father was Catholic (of Irish, German, and French descent) and his mother was Jewish. Adam attended Edward R. Murrow High School in the Midwood ...

22. Ben Harper

Soundtrack | State of Play

Ben Harper was born on October 28, 1969 in Claremont, California, USA as Benjamin Chase Harper. He has been married to Jaclyn Matfus since January 1, 2015. They have one child. He was previously married to Laura Dern and Joanna.

23. Mike D

Soundtrack | Star Trek Beyond

Mike D formed the Beastie Boys with Adam Yauch in 1981, soon adding Adam Horovitz to the group. They started out as a punk band, but they found their calling with hip-hop music. In 1985, they opened for Madonna on her famous "Like a Virgin" tour. The Beastie Boys gained huge success with numerous ...

24. Mark Wahlberg

Producer | The Fighter

American actor Mark Wahlberg is one of a handful of respected entertainers who successfully made the transition from teen pop idol to acclaimed actor. A Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee for The Departed (2006) who went on to receive positive critical reviews for his performance in The Fighter (...

25. Val Kilmer

Actor | The Doors

Val Kilmer was born in Los Angeles, California, to Gladys Swanette (Ekstadt) and Eugene Dorris Kilmer, who was a real estate developer and aerospace equipment distributor. His mother, born in Indiana, was from a Swedish family, and his father was from Texas. Val studied at Hollywood's ...

26. Christy Turlington

Director | No Woman, No Cry

Christy Turlington was born on January 2, 1969 in Walnut Creek, California, USA as Christy Nicole Turlington. She is an actress and director, known for No Woman, No Cry (2010), Giving Birth in America (2015) and Duran Duran: Notorious (1986). She has been married to Edward Burns since June 7, 2003....

27. Naomi Campbell

Actress | Zoolander 2

Naomi Campbell was born on May 22, 1970 in Streatham, London, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Zoolander 2 (2016), To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995) and I Feel Pretty (2018).

28. Sonic Youth

Soundtrack | Demonlover

Sonic Youth is an American rock band based in New York City, formed in 1981. Founding members Thurston Moore (guitar, vocals), Kim Gordon (bass, vocals, guitar) and Lee Ranaldo (guitar, vocals) remained together for the entire history of the band, while Steve Shelley (drums) followed a series of ...

30. Allen Ginsberg

Writer | Howl

Louis Ginsberg, the moderate Jewish Socialist and his wife Naomi, who was a radical Communist and irrepressible nudist are the parents of Irwin Allen Ginsberg, the poet and man of many other things eg. actor. Poems he written eg. Howl, Six gallery, Sunflower Sutra ... His themes: drugs, against ...

31. Melissa Mathison

Writer | E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Melissa Mathison was born on June 3, 1950 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Melissa Marie Mathison. She was a writer and producer, known for E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), The BFG (2016) and Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983). She was married to Harrison Ford. She died on November 4, 2015 in Los ...

32. Dicky Barrett

Soundtrack | I Know What You Did Last Summer

Dicky Barrett was born on June 22, 1964 in Rhode Island, USA as Richard Michael Barrett. He is married to Jessica DePasquale. He was previously married to Rosemary.

33. Kate Moss

Actress | Zoolander 2

One of the more controversial supermodels, primarily because of her unusually low weight during the early part of her career. (she typified the "waif" models). Her unusual appearance (and possibly her willingness to appear nude, "It's just work") have, in a very short time, made her almost as ...

34. James Iha

Composer | The Tesseract

James Iha is a founding member of Smashing Pumpkins and a current member of A Perfect Circle. He is a songwriter, producer, mixer who works making records and scoring music for film & television. He scored the first season of Lionsgate/Hulu's show Deadbeat (2014) as well as several independent ...

35. Billy Corgan

Soundtrack | Batman & Robin

Billy Corgan was born on March 17, 1967 in Elk Grove, Chicago, Illinois, USA as William Patrick Corgan. He was previously married to Christine Fabian.

36. Julie Taymor

Director | Frida

Julie Taymor is an Academy Award-nominated director, known for such films as Frida (2002) and Across the Universe (2007).

She was born on December 15, 1952, in Newton, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. Her father, Melvin Lester Taymor, was a gynecologist. Her mother, Elizabeth Bernstein, was a ...

37. Elliot Goldenthal

Composer | Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

Elliot Goldenthal is an Academy Award-winning composer best known for his original music scores for such films as Frida (2002) and Across the Universe (2007), among his other works.

He was born on May 2, 1954, in Brooklyn, New York. His father was a house-painter, and his mother was a seamstress. ...

38. John Turturro

Actor | Barton Fink

Highly talented, lightly built American actor who always looks unsettled and jumpy has become a favourite of cult/arthouse film aficionados with his compelling performances in a broad range of cinematic vehicles.

Turturro was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Italian-American parents, Katherine (...

39. Katherine Borowitz

Actress | The Man Who Wasn't There

Katherine Borowitz was born on July 5, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is an actress, known for The Man Who Wasn't There (2001), A Serious Man (2009) and Romance & Cigarettes (2005). She has been married to John Turturro since 1985. They have two children.

40. Samantha Mathis

Actress | American Psycho

Samantha Mathis was born in 1970 in New York, to Donald Mathis and Austrian-born Bibi Besch, an aspiring actress at the time. Her maternal grandmother was actress Gusti Huber. Her first acting job was in a commercial for baby products with her mother. Since her parents divorced when she was only ...

41. Barbara De Fina

Producer | Goodfellas

Barbara De Fina is a producer and production manager, known for Goodfellas (1990), Hugo (2011) and Casino (1995). She was previously married to Martin Scorsese.

42. Tony Ward

Actor | All About the Benjamins

Handsome and muscular model, artist, and actor Anthony Borden Ward was born on June 10, 1963 in Santa Cruz, California. He grew up in San Jose, California. His father Robert Borden Ward was born in Kansas while his mother Karen Elizabeth Castro grew up in Northern California. Tony was discovered by...

43. Gyurme Tethong

Actor | Kundun

Gyurme Tethong is an actor, known for Kundun (1997).

44. Tsewang Migyur Khangsar

Actor | Kundun

Tsewang Migyur Khangsar is an actor, known for Kundun (1997).

45. Tencho Gyalpo

Actress | Kundun

Tencho Gyalpo is an actress, known for Kundun (1997) and In Search of Kundun with Martin Scorsese (1998).



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