Purple Rain 1984 premiere

by MikeSeravello-233-985397 | created - 1 month ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public

Thursday July 26th, TCL Chinese Theatre 6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

1. Prince

Soundtrack | Under the Cherry Moon

Prince Rogers Nelson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Mattie Shaw, a jazz singer and social worker, and John L. Nelson, a lyricist and pianist. His father's stage name was "Prince Rogers". His parents were both from African-American families from Louisiana. They separated during his youth, ...

2. Steven Spielberg

Producer | Schindler's List

One of the most influential personalities in the history of cinema, Steven Spielberg is Hollywood's best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. He has an extraordinary number of commercially successful and critically acclaimed credits to his name, either as a director, ...

3. Eddie Murphy

Actor | The Nutty Professor

Edward Regan Murphy was born April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, to Lillian Lynch (born: Lillian Laney), a telephone operator, and Charles Edward Murphy, a transit police officer who was also an amateur comedian and actor. After his father died, his mother married Vernon Lynch, a foreman at a ...

4. Christopher Reeve

Actor | Superman

Christopher D'Olier Reeve was born September 25, 1952, in New York City, to journalist Barbara Johnson (née Barbara Pitney Lamb) and writer/professor F.D. Reeve (Franklin D'Olier Reeve). He came from an upper-class family; his paternal grandfather was CEO of Prudential Financial, and one of his ...

5. John Mellencamp

Soundtrack | The Perfect Storm

John Mellencamp was born on October 7, 1951 in Seymour, Indiana, USA. He was previously married to Elaine Irwin, Victoria L. Granucci and Priscilla Esterline.

7. Quiet Riot

Soundtrack | Babylon A.D.

Members have included Kevin DuBrow, Randy Rhoads, Kelly Garni, Drew Forsyth, Frankie Banali, Rudy Sarzo, Glenn Hughes, Carlos Cavazo.

8. Kevin Bacon

Actor | Footloose

Kevin Norwood Bacon was born on July 8, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Ruth Hilda (Holmes), an elementary school teacher, and Edmund Norwood Bacon, a prominent architect who was on the cover of Time Magazine in November 1964.

Kevin's early training as an actor came from The Manning Street. ...

9. Rickie Lee Jones

Soundtrack | Jerry Maguire

Rickie Lee Jones was born on November 8, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

10. Stevie Nicks

Soundtrack | Sweet November

Stevie Nicks was born in Phoenix, Arizona. From an early age, she showed a love and aptitude for music, singing country and western duets with her grandfather when she was 4 years old. After moving to San Francisco, she began songwriting and performing at Menlo-Atherton High School, where she met ...

11. Lionel Richie

Soundtrack | The Color Purple

Lionel Richie was born on June 20, 1949 in Tuskegee, Alabama, USA as Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. He was previously married to Diana Alexander Richie and Brenda Harvey-Richie.

12. David Byrne

Soundtrack | True Stories

David Byrne is an Oscar winning composer, songwriter and singer, best known for being frontman of the New Wave/punk band Talking Heads, which was active between 1975 and 1991. Born in Scotland but raised in the United States in Maryland, Byrne began performing musically in high school.

Byrne ...

13. Debbie Allen

Actress | Fame

Deborah Kaye Allen was born in Houston, Texas, to African-American parents, Vivian Elizabeth (Ayers), a poet and art director, and Andrew Arthur Allen, an orthodontist. As a child, Debbie, her older brother, Andrew (called Tex), and her older sister, actress Phylicia Rashad, lived in Mexico to ...

14. Morgan Fairchild

Actress | Friends

This elegant lady defined the television version of the rich, sophisticated businesswoman who knows what she wants, and will do whatever it takes to get it. She was born Patsy Ann McClenny on February 3, 1950 in Dallas, Texas. She began acting as a child, when her mother enrolled her in drama ...

15. Paul Reubens

Actor | Pee-wee's Playhouse

Paul Reubens was born Paul Rubenfeld on August 27, 1952 in Peekskill, New York, to Judy (Rosen), a teacher, and Milton Rubenfeld, a car salesman who had flown for the air forces of the U.S., U.K., and Israel, becoming one of the latter country's pioneering pilots. Paul grew up in Sarasota, Florida,...

18. Apollonia Kotero

Actress | Purple Rain

Patricia Apollonia Kotero was born on August 2, 1959 in Santa Monica, California, to Mexican parents, Maria Socorro Torres, a caregiver, and Victor Manuel Kotero, a restaurant manager. She initially pursued fame and fortune via work as an actress, singer and model. After winning the Miss San Pedro ...

19. Donna Mills

Actress | Knots Landing

Donna Mills was born and raised in Chicago. Her father was an oil executive and her mother was a dance instructor. Donna studied ballet throughout her teens. After spending a year studying drama at the University of Illinois, she made her way to New York, where she landed an understudy role in ...

20. Lisa Hartman

Actress | Knots Landing

Lisa Hartman was born on June 1, 1956 in Houston, Texas, USA. She is known for her work on Knots Landing (1979), Tabitha (1976) and Deadly Blessing (1981). She has been married to Clint Black since October 20, 1991. They have one child.

21. Paul Stanley

Soundtrack | Moulin Rouge!

Paul Stanley is the charismatic front man/lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist/songwriter for hard rock super group KISS, best known for his wailing vocals, high-energy on-stage antics and appeal to female fans. Born Stanley Eisen on January 20, 1952, in Queens, New York, Stanley took a keen interest in ...

23. Kate Capshaw

Actress | Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Kate Capshaw was born Kathleen Sue Nail in Fort Worth, Texas, to Beverley Sue (Simon), a beautician and travel agent, and Edwin Leon Nail, an airline employee. Capshaw worked as a teacher with an MA in Learning Disabilities. Her desire to be an actress led her to New York where she landed a role on...

24. Armyan Bernstein

Producer | The Hurricane

Armyan Bernstein is a producer and writer, known for The Hurricane (1999), Open Range (2003) and Children of Men (2006).

25. Craig Denault

Camera_department | Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Craig Denault was born on December 22, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982), Fright Night (1985) and Stand by Me (1986). He died on April 19, 1994 in Los Angeles.

26. Lindsey Buckingham

Soundtrack | Back to the Future

Lindsey Buckingham was born on October 3, 1949 in Palo Alto, California, USA as Lindsey Adams Buckingham. He has been married to Kristin Messner since February 15, 2000. They have three children.

27. Todd Bridges

Actor | Diff'rent Strokes

Actor Todd Bridges has seen and done it all. Todd has lived and worked amongst some of the most famous and influential individuals in the world. For over twenty-five years, he has victoriously survived a rapidly changing business. He experienced his second rise to fame, as "Juice" on The Young and ...

28. 'Weird Al' Yankovic

Soundtrack | UHF

Few would have guessed that "Weird Al" Yankovic - who as a shy, accordion-playing teenager got his start sending in homemade tapes to the Dr. Demento Radio Show - would go on to become a pop culture icon and the biggest-selling comedy recording artist of all time, with classic song and music video ...

29. Carlos Cavazo

Soundtrack | Babylon A.D.

Carlos Cavazo was born on July 8, 1957 in Anaheim Hills, California, USA.

30. Rudy Sarzo

Soundtrack | Office Christmas Party

Rudy Sarzo was born on November 18, 1950 in Cuba as Rudolfo Sarzo. He is an actor, known for Office Christmas Party (2016), A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989) and Rudy Sarzo Rock Bass Essentials (2006).

31. Robbie Robertson

Soundtrack | The Wolf of Wall Street

Robbie Robertson was born on July 5, 1943 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Jaime Robert Robertson.

32. Melissa Manchester

Soundtrack | The Great Mouse Detective

She attended the Manhattan School of Music and Arts and learned to play the Piano and Harpsicord. Her father is a Basson player in the New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. In the early 1970s, Melissa studied songwriting at the University School of the Arts in New York City, under the direction of ...

33. Harold Ramis

Writer | Ghostbusters

Born on November 21, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, Harold Allen Ramis got his start in comedy as Playboy magazine's joke editor and reviewer. In 1969, he joined Chicago's Second City's Improvisational Theatre Troupe before moving to New York to help write and perform in "The National Lampoon Show" ...

34. Robert Mothersbaugh

Composer | Beat Bugs

Robert Mothersbaugh was born on August 11, 1952 in Akron, Ohio, USA as Robert Leroy Mothersbaugh Jr. He is known for his work on Beat Bugs (2016), The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) and Sky High (2005). He is married to Alison Martinello. They have two children. He was previously married to ...

35. Mark Mothersbaugh

Composer | Thor: Ragnarok

Graduate of Woodridge High School in Peninsula, Ohio.

Attended Kent State University (1970-73) in Kent, Ohio, to focus on attaining an art degree. While at Kent State Mothersbaugh met Jerry Casale and Bob Lewis, who ultimately joined him in forming the 1970-80s avant-garde band Devo.

Awarded an ...

36. Gerald V. Casale

Soundtrack | Tank Girl

Gerald V. Casale was born on July 28, 1948 in Ravenna, Ohio, USA as Gerald Vincent Pizzute. He has been married to Krista Napp since September 11, 2015.

37. Little Richard

Soundtrack | Predator

Richard Wayne Penniman, better known as Little Richard, the self-proclaimed "Architect of Rock 'n' Roll", traveled in his early days with the legendary vaudeville star Spencer "Snake" Anthony. One of Richard's early bands had the young, then unknown singer James Brown (the Godfather of Soul), a ...

38. Martha Davis

Actress | Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Martha Davis was born on January 19, 1951 in Berkeley, California, USA.

39. Jayne Kennedy

Actress | Body and Soul

Jayne Kennedy (born Jane Harrison on October 27, 1951 in Washington, D.C.) is an American actress, model and sportscaster.

Jayne was crowned Miss Ohio USA 1970 (she was the first African American woman to win the title), and was one of the 10 semi-finalists in the 1970 Miss USA pageant. It was rare ...

40. Christopher Cross

Soundtrack | Arthur

Singer/songwriter Christopher Cross was born Christopher Charles Geppert on May 3, 1951 in San Antonio, Texas. A self-described Army brat, Christopher's father was a U.S. Army pediatrician who was stationed at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C. in the mid-1950's. Cross began his career in the...

41. Dez Dickerson

Actor | Purple Rain

Dez Dickerson was born on August 7, 1955 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Desmond D'andrea Dickerson. He is an actor, known for Purple Rain (1984), Soul Music Festival: Part 5 (1999) and Prince: Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad? (1979). He was previously married to Rebecca.



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