Actors and Crew with the Best Names EVER

by SgtLennon | created - 20 Mar 2017 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

1. Finn Wolfhard

Actor | It

Finn Wolfhard was born in Vancouver, Canada, where he is now in high school. He has always had a laser focus on continuously growing as an actor, all the way back from the time that he saw his first movie (thank you Sam Raimi's Spider-Man (2002)!).

Following that pivotal life event, Finn went to ...

3. Moon Bloodgood

Actress | Terminator Salvation

Moon Bloodgood was born on September 20, 1975 in Alliance, Nebraska, USA as Korinna Moon Bloodgood. She is known for her work on Terminator Salvation (2009), Faster (2010) and The Sessions (2012). She has been married to Grady Hall since August 2011. They have two children.

4. Benedict Cumberbatch

Actor | The Imitation Game

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born and raised in London, England. His parents, Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton (born Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch), are both actors. He is a grandson of submarine commander Henry Carlton Cumberbatch, and a great-grandson of diplomat Henry Arnold ...

5. 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...

6. China Kong

Writer | Wild Side

China Kong is a writer, known for Wild Side (1995), White of the Eye (1987) and Donald Cammell: The Ultimate Performance (1998). She was previously married to Donald Cammell.

7. Armin Shimerman

Actor | Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Armin Shimerman was born on November 5, 1949 in Lakewood, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor, known for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993), The Hitcher (1986) and Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time (2009). He has been married to Kitty Swink since May 16, 1981.

9. Granville Van Dusen

Actor | Soap

Granville Van Dusen was born on March 16, 1944 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, USA as Granville Roy Van Dusen Jr. He is an actor, known for Soap (1977), The West Wing (1999) and The World of Darkness (1977). He has been married to June Ellen Lonnen since September 3, 1966. They have two children.

10. Cush Jumbo

Actress | The Good Wife

Cush Jumbo is a British Actress and Writer best known for playing Lucca Quinn in The Good Wife. She was Olivier nominated for the role of Marc Anthony in Phyllida Lloyd's all female production of Julius Caesar (Donmar Warehouse/St Anns Warehouse NYC) and won an Evening Standard Award for writing ...

11. Zazie Beetz

Actress | Deadpool 2

Zazie Olivia Beetz is an actress. Born in Berlin, Germany, to a German father and an African-American mother, she was raised in Manhattan (New York City) speaking both German and English at home. She performed in community theaters and local stages from a young age. She is known for Atlanta (2016), ...

12. Hy Pyke

Actor | Blade Runner

Hy Pyke is an American character actor born in Los Angeles, California, in 1935. He majored in theater at the UCLA in the 60s, appearing in numerous student films, including one for Ray Manzarek, keyboardist of The Doors. From the UCLA, Pyke continued to a career as a character actor in low-budget,...

13. Titus Welliver

Actor | The Town

Titus Welliver was born on March 12, 1961 in New Haven, Connecticut. His father was a famous landscape painter, Neil Welliver. His mother was a fashion illustrator, Norma Cripps. He has three brothers, one was killed overseas. He was raised in Philadelphia and New York City, surrounded by poets and...

14. Burn Gorman

Actor | Pacific Rim

Burn Gorman was born on September 1, 1974 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA as Burn Hugh Winchester Gorman. He is an actor, known for Pacific Rim (2013), The Dark Knight Rises (2012) and The Oxford Murders (2008). He has been married to Sarah Beard since July 2004. They have three children.

15. Mamie Gummer

Actress | Ricki and the Flash

Mamie Gummer was born on August 3, 1983 in New York City, New York, USA as Mary Willa Gummer. She is an actress, known for Ricki and the Flash (2015), The Ward (2010) and Side Effects (2013). She was previously married to Benjamin Walker.

16. Tallulah Bankhead

Actress | Lifeboat

Tallulah Brockman Bankhead was born on January 31, 1902 in Huntsville, Alabama. Her father was a mover and shaker in the Democratic Party who served as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from June 4, 1936, to September 16, 1940. Tallulah had been interested in acting and, at age ...

17. Rawson Marshall Thurber

Actor | Easy A

Rawson Marshall Thurber was born on February 9, 1975 in San Francisco, California, USA as Marshall Rawson Thurber. He is a producer and director, known for Easy A (2010), Skyscraper (2018) and Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004).

18. Swoosie Kurtz

Actress | Bubble Boy

Swoosie is the only child of author Margo and Frank Kurtz. As her father was a colonel in the U.S. Air Force, she moved often during her school years, living in eight different states. At the University of Southern California she majored in drama; later she attended the London Academy of Music and ...

19. Skip Collector

Editor | Seinfeld

Skip Collector is an editor and assistant director, known for Seinfeld (1989), Happily Divorced (2011) and Less Than Perfect (2002).

20. Worth Keeter

Director | Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Worth Keeter is a Film and Television Director. He has directed 20+ feature films and 100+ television episodes. In his career Worth Keeter has directed projects for CBS, Disney, Fox TV, Sci Fi Network, USA Network and many others. As Vice President in Charge of Production for EO Studios, Worth ...

21. Evangeline Lilly

Actress | Ant-Man

Evangeline Lilly, born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, in 1979, was discovered on the streets of Kelowna, British Columbia, by the famous Ford modeling agency. Although she initially decided to pass on a modeling career, she went ahead and signed with Ford anyway, to help pay for her University of ...

22. Peewee Love

Actor | Malcolm X

Peewee Love is an actor, known for Malcolm X (1992), Clockers (1995) and Here and Now (1992).

23. Adam Pinkstaff

Transportation_department | The Host

Adam Pinkstaff was born on September 12, 1965 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Host (2013), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and Captain Marvel (2019).

24. Yana Nirvana

Actress | Another 48 Hrs.

Yana Nirvana was born on May 24, 1953 in the USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Another 48 Hrs. (1990), Brewster's Millions (1985) and Cinderella (1977).



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