The Best of the Bible on IMDb

by LaurenceBranagh | created - 21 Mar 2016 | updated - 27 Jul 2016 | Public

(plus a radio series or two)

1. Frank Finlay

Actor | The Pianist

One of Britain's finest products of the stage, film and TV, actor Frank Finlay, he with the dark and handsomely serious-to-mordant looks, was born on August 6, 1926, in Farnworth, England, the son of Josiah, a butcher, and Margaret Finlay. Of English, Irish and Scottish descent, Frank attended St. ...

the voice of God

2. Christopher Lee

Actor | Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was perhaps the only actor of his generation to have starred in so many films and cult saga. Although most notable for personifying bloodsucking vampire, Dracula, on screen, he portrayed other varied characters on screen, most of which were villains, whether it ...

Satan

3. Paul Scofield

Actor | A Man for All Seasons

Though his number of film roles amount to a bit over 30, Paul Scofield has cast a giant shadow in the world of stage and film acting. He grew up in West Sussex, the son of a schoolmaster. He attended the Varndean School for Boys in Brighton. The love of acting came early. While still high school ...

the Creation Narrator

4. 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 ...

Adam

5. Stephanie Zimbalist

Actress | Remington Steele

Born in Manhattan and raised in Los Angeles, Stephanie grew up swimming, riding, playing tennis, dancing, diving, clowning around, doing chores, and living the normal life of a tomboy in the great expanse of the San Fernando Valley. As a very young amateur theatrical entrepreneur, she produced, ...

Eve

6. Richard Harris

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. ...

Cain

7. Franco Nero

Actor | John Wick: Chapter 2

Blue-eyed and well-built Italian actor in international cinema, Franco Nero, was a painting photographer when he was discovered as an actor by director John Huston. He has since appeared in more than 200 movies around the world, working with Europe's top directors, such as Luis Buñuel, Rainer ...

Abel

8. John Huston

Director | The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

An eccentric rebel of epic proportions, this Hollywood titan reigned supreme as director, screenwriter and character actor in a career that endured over five decades. The ten-time Oscar-nominated legend was born John Marcellus Huston in Nevada, Missouri, on August 5, 1906. His ancestry was English,...

Noah

9. Elsa Lanchester

Actress | Witness for the Prosecution

Elsa Sullivan Lanchester was born into an unconventional a family at the turn of the 20th century. Her parents, James "Shamus" Sullivan and Edith "Biddy" Lanchester, were socialists - very active members of the Social Democratic Federation (SDF) in a rather broad sense and did not believe in the ...

Noah's Wife

10. George O'Brien

Actor | Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

George was the son of the San Francisco Chief of Police who became a college athlete. He was the Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the Pacific Fleet during World War I. In the early 1920s, George wound up in Hollywood where he worked as a stuntman and part time actor. In 1924, Director John Ford ...

Japheth

11. Dolores Costello

Actress | Old San Francisco

Dolores Costello was once known as the Goddess of the Silent Screen but is probably best remembered today as Drew Barrymore's grandmother. She was born in 1905 to actors Maurice Costello and Mae Costello. Her father began his film career in 1908. He would soon become the most popular matinée idol of...

Japheth's Wife

12. Emma Watson

Actress | The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born in Paris, France, to English parents, Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson, both lawyers. She moved to Oxfordshire when she was five, where she attended the Dragon School. From the age of six, Emma knew that she wanted to be an actress and, for a number of years,...

Ham's Wife

13. Emily Mortimer

Actress | Mary Poppins Returns

English actress Emily Kathleen Anne Mortimer was born in Hammersmith, London, England, to writer and barrister Sir John Mortimer and his second wife, Penelope (née Gollop). She was educated at St Paul's Girls' School in West London, and it was whilst there she began acting. Mortimer moved on from ...

Shem's Wife

14. Noah Beery

Actor | Zorro Rides Again

Respected character actor of the silent and early sound period, specializing in cruel villains. The son of Kansas City policeman Noah Webster Beery and Frances Margaret Fitzgerald Beery, Noah Nicholas Beery and his younger brother Wallace Beery both left home in their teens, each seeking a career ...

The King

15. Myrna Loy

Actress | The Best Years of Our Lives

Myrna Loy was born Myrna Adele Williams on August 2, 1905 in Helena, Montana, to Adelle Mae (Johnson) and David Franklin Williams. Her paternal grandparents were Welsh, and her mother was of Scottish and Swedish descent. Myrna was raised in Helena and nearby Radersburg. Her father, a rancher, was ...

The Slave Girl

16. Alexis Denisof

Actor | The Avengers

Alexis Denisof was born on February 25, 1966 in Salisbury, Maryland, USA. He is an actor, known for The Avengers (2012), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Angel (1999). He has been married to Alyson Hannigan since October 11, 2003. They have two children.

Ham

17. Patrick Godfrey

Actor | The Count of Monte Cristo

Patrick Godfrey was born on February 13, 1933 in Finsbury Park, London, England as Patrick Lindesay Archibald Godfrey. He is known for his work on The Count of Monte Cristo (2002), Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998) and A Room with a View (1985). He has been married to Amanda Walker since April ...

Shem

18. Marton Csokas

Actor | Æon Flux

Marton was born in Invercargill, Aotearoa (New Zealand), to Margaret Christine (Rayner), a nurse, and Márton Csókás, a mechanical engineer. His father is Hungarian and his mother is Australian (of English, Irish, and Danish origin). He inherited some of his talents from his father, who was also a ...

Lamech

19. Nigel De Brulier

Actor | Adventures of Captain Marvel

British-born Nigel De Brulier's long career began in silent films, but unlike many performers of that era, he managed to successfully transition into sound films. His authoritarian and somewhat regal bearing was perfect for the many bishops, cardinals, knights and other authority figures he often ...

The High Priest

20. Jonathan Biggins

Actor | A Few Best Men

Jonathan Biggins was born on September 14, 1960 in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia as Jonathan Martin Biggins. He is an actor and writer, known for A Few Best Men (2011), Gettin' Square (2003) and Noah's Ark (1999).

Priest #1

21. Michael Sheridan

Actor | Noah's Ark

Michael Sheridan is an actor, known for Noah's Ark (1999) and The Wonderful World of Disney (1995).

Priest #2

22. Anders Randolf

Actor | The Viking

Anders Randolf was born Anders Randrup in Denmark 1870.

His parents were Matthius Randrup and Kristine Jensen. He had a number of siblings - two of which were sisters Kirstine Randrup born in 1884 and Jensine Marie Randrup born 1880. He grew up on Old Rybjergaard farm, living with an Aunt rather ...

the Leader of the Soldiers

23. Armand Kaliz

Actor | Little Caesar

Dapper, blue-eyed Parisian character actor of Polish-Jewish ancestry, educated at the Lycée Carnot and the Conservatoire National College of Paris. His surname was originally spelled Kalisz, but he dropped the 's' once embarked on a show business career. Having cut his teeth on the French operatic ...

the Head Guard

24. Noble Johnson

Actor | King Kong

African-American movie actor and producer Noble Johnson was born on April 18, 1881, in Marshall, Missouri. His family moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado, when Noble was very young, and it was there that he met Lon Chaney at school. They became friends as children, and later got re-acquainted when ...

the Slave Broker

25. Stephen Boyd

Actor | Ben-Hur

Stephen Boyd was born William Millar on July 4, 1931, at Glengormley, Northern Ireland, one of nine children of Martha Boyd and Canadian truck driver James Alexander Millar, who worked for Fleming's on Tomb Street in Belfast. He attended Glengormley & Ballyrobert primary school and then moved on to...

The King of Babel

26. Claudie Lange

Actress | The Bible: In the Beginning...

Claudie Lange is an actress, known for The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966), Flashman (1967) and The Invincible Brothers Maciste (1964).

The Queen of Babel

27. Ivan Rassimov

Actor | L'umanoide

Ivan Rassimov and his younger sister, Rada, decided to pursue a career in acting. Ivan studied acting at the University at Trieste. After attending military service in Italy, he then settled in Rome to pursue his acting career. A series of small roles began his career, one of them being from the ...

the Dignitary of Babel

28. George C. Scott

Actor | Patton

George C. Scott was an immensely talented actor, a star of screen, stage and television. He was born on October 18, 1927 in Wise, Virginia, to Helena Agnes (Slemp) and George Dewey Scott. At the age of eight, his mother died, and his father, an executive at Buick, raised him. In 1945, he joined the...

Abraham

29. Ava Gardner

Actress | On the Beach

Ava Lavina Gardner was born on December 24, 1922 in Grabtown, North Carolina, to Mary Elizabeth (née Baker) and Jonas Bailey Gardner. Born on a tobacco farm, where she got her lifelong love of earthy language and going barefoot, Ava grew up in the rural South. At age 18, her picture in the window ...

Sarah

30. Peter O'Toole

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 ...

The Angels

31. Stewart Granger

Actor | Scaramouche

Stewart Granger was born James Leblanche Stewart in London, the grandson of the actor "Luigi Lablache". He attended Epsom College but left after deciding not to pursue a medical degree. He decided to try acting and attended Webber-Douglas School of Dramatic Art, London. By 1935, he made his stage ...

Lot

32. Maximilian Schell

Actor | Judgment at Nuremberg

Maximilian Schell was the most successful German-speaking actor in English-language films since Emil Jannings, the winner of the first Best Actor Academy Award. Like Jannings, Schell won the Oscar, but unlike him, he was a dedicated anti-Nazi. Indeed, with the exception of Maurice Chevalier and ...

Pharaoh

33. Vittorio Gassman

Actor | Sleepers

Vittorio Gassman studied theatre in his youth and was quite a good basketball player. He debuted on stage in 1943 and soon felt home in all classical theatre works. Since 1946 he also worked at the movies and his first big role there was the criminal in Bitter Rice (1949). This fixed him to his ...

Terah

34. Pier Angeli

Actress | Battle of the Bulge

Anna Maria Pierangeli was born June 19, 1932, in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. Anna and her twin sister, Marisa Pavan, both had their eyes on become film stars, since that was one of the big Italian pastimes. Anna adopted her surname and split it in half, and it was as Pier Angeli that she would find ...

Lot's Wife

35. Stanley Baker

Actor | Zulu

Stanley Baker was unusual star material to emerge during the Fifties - when impossibly handsome and engagingly romantic leading men were almost de rigueur. Baker was forged from a rougher mould. His was good-looking, but his features were angular, taut, austere and unwelcoming. His screen persona ...

The Prince of Sodom

36. David Warner

Actor | Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

David Hattersley Warner was born July 29, 1941 in Manchester, England, to Ada Doreen (Hattersley) and Herbert Simon Warner. He was born out of wedlock and often accepted to be raised by each of his parents, eventually settling with his father and stepmother. His father changed jobs often and moved ...

Eliezer

37. Kevin McNally

Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Kevin McNally was born on April 27, 1956, in Bristol, England. He grew up in Birmingham where he attended Redhill and Mapledene Junior schools and Central Grammar School for Boys. At the age of 16, he got his first job at Birmingham Repertory Theatre. A year later he received a scholarship to the ...

Nahor

38. John McEnery

Actor | Romeo and Juliet

John McEnery was born on November 1, 1943 in Birmingham, England. He was an actor, known for Romeo and Juliet (1968), Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) and Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003). He was married to Stephanie Beacham. He died on April 12, 2019 in the UK.

Pharaoh’s Councillor

39. Walter Slezak

Actor | Born to Kill

Tall, portly Viennese character actor Walter Slezak simultaneously pursued two different careers after his arrival in America in 1930: one, as a star of musical comedy on the stage, and another, as a portrayer of villains, impish rogues or pompous buffoons on screen.

Walter was born in May 1902 in ...

a Citizen of Gomorrah

40. Sara Carver

Actress | Strike Back

Sara Carver is an actress, known for Strike Back (2010), In the Beginning (2000) and The Afternoon Play (2003).

Hagar

41. Danny Mertsoy

Actor | Abraham

Danny Mertsoy is an actor, known for Abraham (1993), Turnout (2011) and McCallum (1995).

Ishmael

42. Robert Rietty

Actor | The Omen

Born of Italian heritage Lucio Rietti was "discovered" at the tender age of 8 by his father Vittorio (Victor Rietti veteran actor of the stage and screen) who had noticed the boy had completely memorized a copy of a script he had given Lucio having wanted help from his son while rehearsing his ...

Abraham's Servant

43. Tom Radcliffe

Actor | Abraham

Tom Radcliffe was born as Thomas Radcliffe. He is an actor, known for Abraham (1993), Luck (2015) and The Most Dangerous Man in the World (1988).

Serug

44. Mario Erpichini

Actor | Tough Guys

Mario Erpichini is known for his work on Tough Guys (1974), Spasmo (1974) and L'ultimo aereo per Venezia (1977).

Haran

45. Evelina Meghnagi

Actress | The Passion of the Christ

Evelina Meghnagi was born on October 23, 1954 in Tripoli, Libya. She is known for her work on The Passion of the Christ (2004), The Princess of Montpensier (2010) and Ripley's Game (2002).

Reumah

46. Jude Alderson

Actress | Sid and Nancy

Jude Alderson is an actress and writer, known for Sid and Nancy (1986), Outland (1981) and Like It Is (1998).

Mikah

47. Paolo Bonacelli

Actor | Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma

Paolo Bonacelli was born on February 28, 1937 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He is known for his work on Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975), The American (2010) and Caligula (1979).

Melchizedek

48. Mattia Sbragia

Actor | The Passion of the Christ

Mattia Sbragia was born on April 17, 1952 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He is an actor, known for The Passion of the Christ (2004), Ocean's Twelve (2004) and Christie Malry's Own Double-Entry (2000).

Mamre

49. Christian Kohlund

Actor | Anna Maria - Eine Frau geht ihren Weg

Christian Kohlund was born on August 17, 1950 in Basel, Switzerland. He is an actor and director, known for Anna Maria - Eine Frau geht ihren Weg (1994), La nouvelle malle des Indes (1981) and Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei (1996). He has been married to Elke Best since 1982. They ...

Eshcol

50. Renato Scarpa

Actor | Don't Look Now

Renato Scarpa was born on September 14, 1939 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He is an actor, known for Don't Look Now (1973), We Have a Pope (2011) and The Tourist (2010).

the King of Sodom

51. Vincent Riotta

Actor | Under the Tuscan Sun

Vincent Riotta was born on January 3, 1959 in London, England. He is known for his work on Under the Tuscan Sun (2003), Rush (2013) and Inferno (2016). He is married to Teresa Razzauti. They have one child.

King Arioch

52. Emidio La Vella

Actor | Ripley's Game

Emidio La Vella was born on January 1, 1952 in Sulmona, Abruzzo, Italy. He is an actor, known for Ripley's Game (2002), CQ (2001) and Christie Malry's Own Double-Entry (2000).

King Tidal

53. Abdelahk Lazali

Actor | Ali, Rabiaa et les autres

Abdelahk Lazali is an actor, known for Ali, Rabiaa et les autres (2000), Le retour du fils (2012) and The Situation (2006).

King Amraphel

54. Joel Proust

Stunts | Alexander

Joel Proust is known for his work on Alexander (2004), Kingdom of Heaven (2005) and The Mummy Returns (2001).

King Kedorlaomer

55. Francesco Carnelutti

Actor | The Da Vinci Code

Francesco Carnelutti was born on April 8, 1936 in Venice, Veneto, Italy. He was an actor and writer, known for The Da Vinci Code (2006), Imago mortis (2009) and The Winds of War (1983). He died on November 26, 2015 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

the Egyptian Priest

56. Adriana Ambesi

Actress | La sfida dei giganti

Adriana Ambesi is an actress, known for Hercules the Avenger (1965), Secret Agent Super Dragon (1966) and The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966).

Lot's Daughter #1

57. Caren Galea

Actress | Abraham

Caren Galea is an actress, known for Abraham (1993).

Lot's Daughter #2

58. Taylor Scipio

Director | The Writers Group

Taylor Scipio is an actor and director, known for The Writers Group (2018), Cowboys & Angels (2016) and Grange Hill (1978).

Young Isaac

59. Sean Pertwee

Actor | Dog Soldiers

Sean Pertwee was born into a famous British theatrical family. He is the son of Jon Pertwee, who was mainly a comedy actor and was known for his starring roles in Doctor Who (1963), Worzel Gummidge (1979), the radio comedy series "The Navy Lark" and appearances in several "Carry On" films. His ...

Middle-Age Isaac

60. Rachael Stirling

Actress | Snow White and the Huntsman

Rachael Stirling was born on May 30, 1977 in London, England as Rachael Atlanta Stirling. She is known for her work on Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), The Young Victoria (2009) and Tipping the Velvet (2002). She has been married to Guy Garvey since June 3, 2016. They have one child.

Middle-Age Rebeccah

61. Danny Webb

Actor | Alien³

Frequently billed as Danny Webb, he is best known as the prisoner Morse in Alien³ (1992), the only surviving member of the prison colony. His resumé includes a fine mix of television and film, appearing in popular TV series such as Brookside (1982), Cardiac Arrest (1994) and much later Cutting...

Middle-Age Laban

62. Matthew Modine

Actor | Full Metal Jacket

The youngest of seven, Matthew was born in Loma Linda, Ca, to Dolores (Warner), a bookkeeper, and Mark Alexander Modine, a drive-in theater manager. After graduating high school in Imperial Beach, Ca. Modine moved to NYC (1979). Matthew studied with Stella Adler at her Conservatory of Acting. While...

Young Jacob

63. Lara Flynn Boyle

Actress | Men in Black II

Lara Flynn Boyle was born in Davenport, Iowa on March 24, 1970 to 21-year old Sally Boyle. For Sally and young Lara, money was not plentiful so Sally was required to work three jobs in addition to raising baby Lara by herself. Since Lara was mostly around Sally, they developed a bond that still ...

Young Rachel

64. Mickey Rooney

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Mickey Rooney was born Joe Yule Jr. on September 23, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York. He first took the stage as a toddler in his parents vaudeville act at 17 months old. He made his first film appearance in 1926. The following year, he played the lead character in the first Mickey McGuire short film. ...

Older Laban

65. Diana Rigg

Actress | On Her Majesty's Secret Service

British actress Dame Diana Rigg was born on July 20, 1938 in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England. She has had an extensive career in film and theatre, including playing the title role in "Medea", both in London and New York, for which she won the 1994 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.

Rigg made her ...

Older Rebeccah

66. Joss Ackland

Actor | The Hunt for Red October

Joss Ackland, the distinguished English actor who has appeared in over 100 movies, scores of plays and a plethora of television programs in his six-decade career, was born Sidney Edmond Jocelyn Ackland on February 29, 1928, in North Kensington, London. After attending London's Central School of ...

Older Isaac

67. Sean Bean

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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 ...

Esau

68. Rita Tushingham

Actress | The Knack ...and How to Get It

Rita Tushingham was born in Liverpool on March 14, 1942, and did her professional apprenticeship with the Liverpool Playhouse. In 1961, she made her film debut as a teenager in Tony Richardson's adaption of Shelagh Delaney's kitchen sink drama, A Taste of Honey (1961). For her work in that film, ...

Young Leah

69. Christoph Waltz

Actor | Django Unchained

Christoph Waltz is an Austrian-German actor. He is known for his works with American filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, receiving acclaim for portraying SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa in Inglourious Basterds (2009) and bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz in Django Unchained (2012). For each performance, he ...

Laban's Son

70. Tanya Roberts

Actress | A View to a Kill

Tanya Roberts came from modest beginnings in the Bronx, New York, the daughter of a pen salesman (Irish) and a mother (Jewish) who were divorced before she reached high school. Tanya dropped out of high school at age 15, got married and hitchhiked around the country until her mother-in-law had the ...

Basemath

71. Cecilia Dazzi

Actress | Wimbledon

Cecilia Dazzi was born in Rome and her debut was in 1986 in La Famiglia directed by the great Ettore Scola, with Vittorio Gassman and Sergio Castellitto. In 1989 she moved to NYC where she studied acting at Herbert Bergog's Studio: come back to Italy she become Carmelo Bene's assistant. In 1991 she...

Billiah

72. Yvonne Sciò

Actress | The Pink Panther

Yvonne Sciò was born on July 25, 1969 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is an actress and director, known for The Pink Panther (2006), Redline (1997) and Rose Red (2002). She has been married to Stefano Dammicco since November 12, 2005. They have one child.

Judith

73. Caitlin Joseph

Actress | Tyrant

Caitlin was born and raised in South London. She started her career upon graduating from the University of Manchester, making her Theatre debut at the Royal Exchange the same year. She is 'an intelligent, dexterous and quick actress' with an intriguing international look due to her mixed Asian and ...

Young Zilpah

74. Rachel Levi

Actress | Rachel's Man

Rachel Levi is an actress, known for Rachel's Man (1975).

Laban's Wife

75. Daniel Newman

Actor | Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Daniel Newman was born in the city of York but was raised on a council estate in London. He moved from school to school he missed most of his last year of school because of filming Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991). Daniel was married by the time he was 18 years old but was separated from his ...

Young Reuben

76. Emma Hall

Actress | Jacob

Emma Hall is an actress and producer, known for Jacob (1994), Full English (2018) and The Fires That Foretold Grenfell (2018).

Young Joseph

77. Philip Locke

Actor | Thunderball

Philip Locke was born on March 29, 1928 in St. Marylebone, London, England as Roy James Locke. He was an actor, known for Thunderball (1965), Doing Time (1979) and Oliver Twist (1982). He died on April 19, 2004 in Dedham, Essex, England.

the Diviner

78. Christoph M. Ohrt

Actor | Edel & Starck

Christoph M. Ohrt was born on March 30, 1960 in Hamburg, Germany as Christoph Marius Ohrt. He is an actor, known for Edel & Starck (2002), HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin (1998) and Executive Protection (2001).

Be'or

79. Padraig O'Loinsigh

Actor | The Killing Zone

Pádraig was born in Dublin. He began acting in the vibrant theatre scene that was emerging there in the late 80's and early nineties. This coincided with a resurgence in Irish film and saw him play the lead role in 'The Courier' alongside Gabriel Byrne and taking roles in movies such as 'Taffin', a...

Gaham

80. Garry Cooper

Actor | Quadrophenia

Garry Cooper was born in 1955 in Hull, East Yorkshire, England. He is an actor and director, known for Quadrophenia (1979), Caravaggio (1986) and P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang (1982).

the Caananite

81. Linda Polan

Actress | K-9 and Company: A Girl's Best Friend

Linda Polan was born in 1939 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. She was an actress, known for K-9 and Company: A Girl's Best Friend (1981), Theatre Night (1985) and Esther Waters (1964). She died on July 13, 2009 in Rochester, Kent, England.

the Midwife

82. Peter Gordon

Actor | Blue Ice

Peter Gordon is an actor, known for Blue Ice (1992), Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004) and A Bridge Too Far (1977).

a Shepherd

83. Neil Daglish

Actor | Doctor Who

Neil Daglish was born in December 1949 in Hebburn, County Durham, England. He is an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), EastEnders (1985) and Secret Army (1977).

a Shepherd

84. Zubin Varla

Actor | Strike Back

Zubin Varla was born in 1970 in England. He is an actor, known for Strike Back (2010), Little Dorrit (2008) and Crocodile Shoes (1994).

a Shepherd

85. Crispin Redman

Actor | Law & Order: UK

Crispin Redman was born in 1960 in Marylebone, London, England as Charles Crispin Wynne-Roberts. He is an actor, known for Law & Order: UK (2009), The Whistleblowers (2007) and Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006).

a Shepherd

86. Tony Lo Bianco

Actor | The French Connection

The career of actor Tony Lo Bianco is distinguished as much by its depth and variety, as by the skills and gifts Mr. Lo Bianco has brought to his work. He has appeared in numerous films, television programs, and stage performances, both on-screen and off as a writer, director, and producer. ...

Older Joseph

87. Martin Landau

Actor | Ed Wood

Oscar-winning character actor Martin Landau was born on June 20, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York. At age 17, he was hired by the New York Daily News as a staff cartoonist and illustrator. In his five years on the paper, he served as the illustrator for Billy Rose's "Pitching Horseshoes" column. He also ...

Older Jacob

88. Ben Kingsley

Actor | Gandhi

Ben Kingsley was born Krishna Bhanji on December 31, 1943 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. His father, Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji, was a Kenyan-born medical doctor, of Gujarati Indian descent, and his mother, Anna Lyna Mary (Goodman), was an English actress. Ben began to act in stage plays during ...

Potiphar

89. Lesley Ann Warren

Actress | The Cool Kids

Lesley Ann Warren started gearing towards a life in show business right off the bat as a child ballerina; little did she know that Hollywood stardom would arrive on her doorstep in the form of a "Cinderella" story. The New York-born actress (born in 1946) is the daughter of a night club singer, ...

Potiphar's Wife

90. Alice Krige

Actress | Star Trek: First Contact

Alice Maud Krige was born on June 28, 1954 in Upington, South Africa where her father, Dr. Louis Krige, worked as a young physician. The Kriges later moved to Port Elizabeth where Alice grew up in what she describes as a "very happy family", a family that also included two brothers (both of whom ...

Older Rachel

91. Katharine Ross

Actress | The Graduate

Katharine Juliet Ross was born on January 29, 1940 in Hollywood, California, to Katharine W. (Hall) and Dudley T. Ross. Her father, who also worked for the Associated Press, was away in the US Navy when she was born. His navy career shuttled the family around to Virginia, then Palo Alto, and ...

Asenath

92. Rebecca Ferguson

Actress | Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Rebecca Ferguson was born Rebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström in Stockholm, Sweden, and grew up in its Vasastaden district. Her father is Swedish. Her mother, Rosemary Ferguson, is British, of Scottish and Northern Irish descent, and moved to Sweden at the age of 25. Rebecca attended an ...

Dinah

93. Joseph Wiseman

Actor | Dr. No

Joseph Wiseman was born on May 15, 1918 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He came to Broadway in the 1930s, where he was critically hailed for performances in Shakespeare's "King Lear", Clifford Odets' "Golden Boy" and Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya". Motion pictures in which Wiseman has been seen include ...

Pharaoh

94. Monica Bellucci

Actress | Malèna

Monica Anna Maria Bellucci was born on September 30, 1964 in the Italian village of Città di Castello, Umbria, the only child of Brunella Briganti and Pasquale Bellucci. She originally pursued a career in the legal profession. While attending the University of Perugia, she modeled on the side to ...

Pharaoh's Wife

95. Mark Hamill

Actor | Star Wars

Mark Hamill is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy - Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) - a role he reprised in Star Wars: Episode VII - ...

Judah

96. Ian Charleson

Actor | Chariots of Fire

Being born and raised in Edinburgh, Charleson attended the Royal High School and then went on to attend Edinburgh University. He initially studied architecture but switched to an MA degree after cultivating an interest in acting. He won a place at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art after ...

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97. Jamie Glover

Actor | Joseph

Jamie Glover was born on July 10, 1969 as Jamie Blair Glover. He is known for his work on Joseph (1995), Agatha Raisin (2014) and Star Wars: Battlefront II (2005).

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98. Dominique Sanda

Actress | Il conformista

Dominique Sanda was born in 1948, in Paris, France. When she was 16, she left her upper-class family and married, but divorced two years later. She found a temporary job as a Vogue model, when Robert Bresson gave her the starring part in his absorbing drama A Gentle Woman (1969); she was quite ...

Older Leah

99. Warren Clarke

Actor | A Clockwork Orange

Lancashire-born Warren Clarke was an actor of immense presence and considerable versatility who turned his wide-shouldered, robust appearance and lived-in, hangdog facial features into an asset. For more than two and a half decades he had toiled in a wide variety of supporting roles before finding ...

the Prison Warden

100. Rene Auberjonois

Actor | Boston Legal

René Murat Auberjonois was born on June 1, 1940 in New York City. René was born into an already artistic family, which included his grandfather, a well-known Swiss painter, and his father Fernand, a writer. The Auberjonois family moved to Paris shortly after World War II, and it was there that René...

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