The Wood 1999 premiereby mikeseravello-41380 | created - 3 months ago | updated - 3 months ago | Public
Wednesday July 14th, Paramount Theatre 5555 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038
1. Taye Diggs
Actor | Chicago
Taye Diggs was born in Newark, New Jersey, and was raised in Rochester, New York. He is the son of Marcia (Berry), a teacher and actress, and Andre Young, a visual artist. When he was a child, his mother married Jeffries Diggs, whose surname Taye took. He received a BFA degree in musical theater ...
2. Omar Epps
Actor | House M.D.
Omar Epps is an American actor, starring on the ABC drama Resurrection (2014).
Epps was born in Brooklyn, New York, and was raised by his mother, Bonnie Maria Epps, an elementary school principal. No stranger to the big screen, Epps has appeared in lead roles in feature films, including Paramount's ...
11. David Gale
Producer | Election
Known for Election, Varsity Blues, Original Kings of Comedy, Beavis and Butt-head Do America, and Jackass I and II. David ran MTV Films from 1995 to 2006 during which the division released 27 films, including Napoleon Dynamite, Hustle and Flow, Save The Last Dance and Tupac: Resurrection, ...
13. Martin Lawrence
Actor | Martin
Martin Lawrence was born on April 16, 1965 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany as Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence. He is an actor and writer, known for Martin (1992), Bad Boys II (2003) and Bad Boys (1995). He has been married to Shamicka Gibbs since July 10, 2010. They have two children. He was ...
14. Pam Grier
Actress | Jackie Brown
Pam Grier was born in Winston-Salem, NC, one of four children of Gwendolyn Sylvia (Samuels), a nurse, and Clarence Ransom Grier Jr., an Air Force mechanic. Pam has been a major African-American star from the early 1970s. Her career started in 1971, when Roger Corman of New World Pictures launched ...
15. Kasi Lemmons
Actress | The Silence of the Lambs
Kasi Lemmons was born on February 24, 1961 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Karen Lemmons. She is an actress, known for The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Candyman (1992) and Eve's Bayou (1997). She has been married to Vondie Curtis-Hall since 1995. They have two children.
16. Daryl Mitchell
Actor | Galaxy Quest
Daryl Mitchell was born on July 16, 1965 in The Bronx, New York, USA as Daryl Maurice Mitchell. He is known for his work on Galaxy Quest (1999), Inside Man (2006) and 10 Things I Hate About You (1999). He has been married to Carol since 1998. They have four children.
17. Nia Long
Actress | Big Momma's House
Stunning pop culture icon, Hollywood leading lady and three-time NAACP award winner Nia Long returns to the big screen this fall in the highly anticipated Universal Pictures sequel The Best Man Holiday (in theaters November 15th) where she reunites with original castmates Taye Diggs ("Private ...
18. Ice Cube
Soundtrack | Friday
Ice Cube was born in South Central Los Angeles, to Doris (Benjamin), a custodian and hospital clerk, and Hosea Jackson, a UCLA groundskeeper. He first came to public notice as a singer and songwriter with the controversial and influential band N.W.A. His compositions with that group included many ...
20. Bill Bellamy
Actor | A Dark Foe
1 brother (deceased) - per TV series "UnSung Hollywood - Bill Bellamy" (S3 Ep7)
Recently aired on TVOne as a repeat on 11/16/2016, It's a Documentary show which details archival film footage and personal, revealing interviews, about the lives and careers of some of the world's most highly talented ...
21. Bernie Mac
Actor | The Bernie Mac Show
Bernard Jeffrey McCollough was born in 1957 in Chicago, the son of Mary McCullough and Jeffery Harrison. He grew up in the city, in a rougher neighborhood than most others, with a large family living under one roof. This situation provided him with a great insight into his comedy, as his family, ...
22. Guy Torry
Actor | American History X
Guy Torry is a native of St. Louis, Missouri. Known as "Torry" by college friends, Guy attended Southeast Missouri State University, the alma mater of fellow comedian and St. Louisan, Cedric The Entertainer. His comic genius was evident to fellow students during these college years. Guy often held ...
24. Lamont Bentley
Actor | NYPD Blue
A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Lamont Bentley moved to Los Angeles with his mother, an aspiring singer. His aptitude for comedy became apparent as he constantly made people laugh at his mother's auditions. It was then that he was encouraged to begin his own entertainment career. He began with ...
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 ...
28. Trina McGee
Actress | Daylight
Born in the Bronx, New York, Trina McGee is the eldest child to her classical pianist mother and her Haitian photographer/revolutionist father. Although her father was absent from the family unit, his political legacy continued to shape Trina's life. Exiled from Haiti in the 1960s for publishing ...
29. Ashley Tesoro
Actress | The Bold and the Beautiful
Ashley Tesoro is a Christian and country music singer. In 2007 she released her self-titled country music debut through Tesoro Records. In 2010 she released a Country-Gospel album titled "Oh You Angel." In 2012 she released a Gospel Hymns album titled "Simply Worship." All of her EP's were produced...
Soundtrack | Get Over It
This distinctive silver-haired singer established his performing credentials as a founding member of highly successful urban R&B quartet Dru Hill, who enjoyed transatlantic hits in the late 90s with singles such as 'How Deep Is Your Love' and 'These Are The Times'. The four members of Dru Hill set ...