Devil in a Blue Dress 1995 premiere

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Friday September 22nd, Samuel Goldwyn Theater 8949 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

1. Denzel Washington

Actor | Fences

Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at ...

2. Tom Sizemore

Actor | Saving Private Ryan

Tom Sizemore rose in prominence throughout the 1990s, establishing himself as a memorable tough-guy actor, sought by the most respected directors in the business.

Thomas Edward Sizemore, Jr. was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Judith (Schannault), an ombudsman staff member, and Thomas Edward Sizemore, ...

3. Don Cheadle

Actor | Crash

Donald Frank Cheadle was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 29, 1964. His childhood found him moving from city to city with his family: mother Bettye (North), a teacher, father Donald Frank Cheadle, Sr., a clinical psychologist, sister Dawn, and brother Colin. After graduating high school in...

4. Carl Franklin

Director | Out of Time

Carl Franklin studied history and dramatic arts at UC Berkeley. After several years as a television actor with guest shots, roles in TV movies, miniseries, and appearing as a regular on a few unsuccessful series, he returned to school and received his master's degree in directing from the American ...

5. Jodie Foster

Actress | The Silence of the Lambs

Jodie Foster was born Alicia Christian Foster on November 19, 1962 in Los Angeles. She is the daughter of Evelyn Ella "Brandy" (Almond), a producer, and Lucius Fisher Foster III, an Air Force lieutenant colonel and real estate broker. Brandy had filed for divorce in 1959 after having three children...

6. Will Smith

Music_department | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden ...

7. Alfre Woodard

Actress | Star Trek: First Contact

Alfre Woodard was born on November 8, 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the youngest of three children of Constance, a homemaker, and Marion H. Woodard, an interior designer. She was named by her godmother, who claimed she saw a vision of Alfre's name written out in gold letters. A former high school ...

8. Mykelti Williamson

Actor | Forrest Gump

Perhaps best remembered for his touching performance as "Bubba" opposite Tom Hanks in the Academy Award-winning Forrest Gump (1994), Mykelti Williamson is one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood, who has been steadily honing his craft since he first began acting professionally at the age ...

9. Magic Johnson

Producer | Obsessed

Magic Johnson was born on August 14, 1959 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as Earvin Johnson. He is an actor and producer, known for Obsessed (2009), Hair Show (2004) and Dead Tone (2007). He has been married to Cookie Johnson since September 14, 1991. They have two children.

10. Jerry West

Actor | Uncle Drew

Jerry West was born on May 28, 1938 in Chelyan, West Virginia, USA as Jerry Alan West. He is an actor, known for Uncle Drew (2018), Four Square Miles to Glory and LA Lakers (1960). He has been married to Karen Bua since May 28, 1978. They have two children. He was previously married to Martha Kane.

11. Mark Johnson

Producer | Rain Man

Mark Johnson was born on December 27, 1945 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He is a producer, known for Rain Man (1988), The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) and The Rookie (2002). He has been married to Lezlie Brooks Johnson since September 26, 1982. They ...

12. Mark Canton

Producer | A Perfect Getaway

Mark Canton was born on June 19, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA as Mark Clifford Canton. He is a producer, known for A Perfect Getaway (2009), Red Planet (2000) and Den of Thieves (2018). He was previously married to Wendy Finerman.

13. Alan Levine

Actor | Who

Alan Levine began acting in theater years ago when he still had a full head of hair. Today, working in the burgeoning Atlanta film industry, Alan balances acting with his career as a trial attorney and his service on the Board of Education for Marietta City Schools.

Alan is married to Dawn Levine ...

14. Marc Platt

Producer | La La Land

Marc Platt was born on April 14, 1957 in Pikesville, Maryland, USA as Marc Edward Platt. He is a producer, known for La La Land (2016), The Girl on the Train (2016) and Bridge of Spies (2015). He has been married to Julie Beren since July 1, 1979. They have five children.

15. Stacey Snider

Producer | Under the Dome

Snider served as Chairman and CEO of Twentieth Century Fox from June 2017 until its acquisition by Disney in April 2019. Before that she served as the Co-Chairman/CEO of DreamWorks. And, from 1999 to 2006, she was Chairman of Universal Pictures.

In addition to having an undergraduate degree from the...

16. Sidney Ganis

Producer | Akeelah and the Bee

Sidney Ganis was born on January 8, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA.

17. Kristi Yamaguchi

Actress | D2: The Mighty Ducks

Kristi was the Gold Medalist in figure skating at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France. She was World Champion twice, in 1991 and 1992, and U. S. National Champion in 1992. Kristi was also U.S. National Pairs Champion twi ce, in 1989 and 1990, before deciding to focus on singles. In 1988...

18. Delroy Lindo

Actor | Get Shorty

On the stage and on the big screen, Delroy Lindo projects a powerful presence that is almost impossible to ignore. Alhough it was not his first film role, his portrayal of the bipolar numbers boss West Indian Archie in Spike Lee's Malcolm X (1992) is what first attracted attention to Lindo's ...

19. Lori Petty

Actress | Tank Girl

After this feisty, kinetic, highly offbeat actress from Chattanooga, Tennessee, broke into TV in the 1980s, she immediately set herself apart from the norm with the mini-movie Bates Motel (1987). This rather inauspicious beginning would also set Lori Petty off on a career as a fighter and a misfit,...

20. Jada Pinkett Smith

Actress | The Matrix Revolutions

Jada Koren Pinkett Smith was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Robsol Grant Pinkett, Jr., a contractor, and Adrienne Banfield-Jones, a nurse. They divorced after only a few months of marriage. Her father is of African-American descent and her mother is of Afro-Caribbean ancestry (from Barbados and ...

21. Garcelle Beauvais

Actress | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Named one of People Magazine's highly-coveted 50 Most Beautiful in 2014, Haitian-born actress Garcelle Beauvais immigrated to the United States at the age of seven with her mother and sisters, and has since charmed audiences with her dramatic and comedic abilities. A seasoned actress, Garcelle ...

22. Cookie Johnson

Self | Access Hollywood

Cookie Johnson was born on January 20, 1959 in the USA as Earletha Kelly. She has been married to Magic Johnson since September 14, 1991. They have two children.

23. Lysette Anthony

Actress | Dracula: Dead and Loving It

Lysette Anthony was born on September 26, 1963 in Fulham, London, England as Lysette Anne Chodzko. She is an actress and producer, known for Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995), Krull (1983) and Husbands and Wives (1992). She was previously married to David Price and Luc Leestemaker.

24. Christian Oliver

Actor | Speed Racer

German born actor Christian Oliver has successfully worked in the entertainment industry for the last 15 years. He has worked with the likes of Steven Soderbergh in The Good German opposite Cate Blanchett and George Clooney, Brian Singer and Tom Cruise in Valkyrie and the Wachowski Brothers in ...

25. Maeve Quinlan

Actress | Not Easily Broken

Maeve Quinlan was born on November 16, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Maeve Anne Quinlan. She is an actress and producer, known for Not Easily Broken (2009), 90210 (2008) and South of Nowhere (2005). She was previously married to Tom Sizemore.

26. Gene Simmons

Actor | Extract

Best known as the fire breathing, blood splitting and larger than life co-founder of hard rock supergroup, KISS. Simmons was actually born Chaim Witz in August 1949 in Haifa, Israel, the son of Hungarian Jewish parents, Flóra "Florence" (Klein or Kovács) and Feri Yechiel Witz. He moved to New York ...

27. Shannon Tweed

Actress | Detroit Rock City

Shannon Tweed was born in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. She rose to stardom as Miss November 1981 for Playboy magazine. In 1982, Shannon began her film career and also appeared in the soap opera Falcon Crest (1981). She became Playmate of the Year in 1982. She was briefly involved ...

28. Kelly Preston

Actress | Battlefield Earth

Kelly Preston was born on October 13, 1962 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

A talented and captivating performer, Kelly first garnered international attention with her role as "Marnie Mason" in Ivan Reitman's Twins (1988), starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito. With her diverse character portrayals in...

29. Lou Diamond Phillips

Actor | Courage Under Fire

Lou Diamond Phillips was born on February 17, 1962 in Subic Bay Naval Base, Olongapo City, Zambales, Philippines as Lou Diamond Upchurch. He is an actor and director, known for Courage Under Fire (1996), The Big Hit (1998) and La Bamba (1987). He has been married to Yvonne Boismier Phillips since ...

30. Maitland Ward

Actress | White Chicks

Maitland Ward (born Ashley Maitland Welkos, on February 3, 1977 in Long Beach, California). She began her career as "Jessica Forrester" on The Bold and the Beautiful (1987), where she appeared for three years. From there, she guest-starred on Home Improvement (1991).

Maitland is also well-known as "...

31. Karyn Parsons

Actress | Major Payne

Karyn Parsons decided to go into acting at the age of 13. She had her first TV role in the NBC drama The Bronx Zoo (1987), but she made her big break as Will Smith's cousin "Hilary Banks" on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990). During the show's six-year run, she starred in movies ...

32. Walter Mosley

Producer | Devil in a Blue Dress

Walter Mosley was born on January 12, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Walter Ellis Mosley. He is a producer and writer, known for Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), The Manchurian Candidate (2004) and Killing Johnny Fry.

33. Cynthia Preston

Actress | Jack Ryan

Cynthia Preston was born on May 18, 1968 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018), Carrie (2013) and Whale Music (1994). She was previously married to Kyle Martin.

34. Maury Chaykin

Actor | My Cousin Vinny

The award-winning Canadian-American character actor Maury Chaykin was born on July 27, 1949 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Professor Irving J. Chaykin and his wife Clarice. Irving Chaykin, an American citizen, taught accountancy at the City College of New York. The former Clarice Bloomfield, his...

35. John C. McGinley

Actor | Scrubs

John C. McGinley's path to stardom is a story that reads like a classic Hollywood script. While an understudy in New York in the Circle-In-The-Square production of John Patrick Shanley's "Danny and the Deep Blue Sea," he was spotted by director Oliver Stone and soon after was cast in "Platoon," the...

36. Elmer Bernstein

Composer | Far from Heaven

Elmer Bernstein was educated at the Walden School and New York University. He served in the US Army Air Corps in World War II. A prolific and respected film music composer, he was a protégé of Aaron Copland, who studied music with Roger Sessions and Stefan Wolpe. Bernstein worked in various ...

37. Albert Hall

Actor | Apocalypse Now

Albert P. Hall was born November 10, 1937 in the small town of Brighton, Alabama. He attended Columbia University and graduated in 1971. His most famous film role was probably in 1979 as Chief Phillips in Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now (1979). Contemporary audiences will probably recognize ...

38. Sondra Spriggs

Actress | Species II

Sondra Spriggs is an actress, known for Species II (1998), Martin (1992) and Turbulence (1997). She has been married to Mykelti Williamson since April 26, 1997. They have two children.

39. Sinbad

Actor | Jingle All the Way

Sinbad was born in Benton Harbor, Michigan to two parents, Louise and the Baptist Rev. Dr. Donald Beckley Adkins and was then known as David Adkins. He is primarily known as an actor and somewhat a writer and proved his comedic acting style in House Guest (1994), Jingle All the Way (1996), First ...

40. Pauletta Washington

Soundtrack | Philadelphia

Pauletta Washington was born on September 28, 1950 in the USA as Pauletta Pearson. She is known for her work on Philadelphia (1993), Antwone Fisher (2002) and Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995). She has been married to Denzel Washington since June 25, 1983. They have four ...



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