My own repertoire (actors)

by agfarran | created - 28 Apr 2017 | updated - 27 May 2017 | Public

1. Horst Frank

Actor | Haie und kleine Fische

The blond, steely-eyed bad guy of European westerns and potboilers was born in Lübeck, Germany, the son of a porcelain painter. Horst Frank financed his acting studies by working part-time as a babysitter and night watchman. He actually failed his final exams at the Musikhochschule Hamburg, but ...

Operation Ganymed (1977)

2. Dieter Laser

Actor | November

Dieter Laser is a German actor. He is known to English-speaking audiences for his roles: Mantrid in Lexx, Prof. Otto Blaettchen in The Ogre and Dr. Joseph Heiter in The Human Centipede (First Sequence), for which he won Best Actor at the Austin Fantastic Fest. In 1975, he was awarded the German ...

Operation Ganymed (1977)

3. Jürgen Prochnow

Actor | Das Boot

Born in Berlin, Germany, in 1941, Jürgen Prochnow is a leading actor of the German stage and screen. He was memorable as the submarine captain in the gritty WW II film Das Boot (1981), which brought him to international prominence. He has since starred in many well-received European and Hollywood ...

Operation Ganymed (1977)

4. Uwe Friedrichsen

Actor | Maximilian von Mexiko

Uwe Friedrichsen was born on May 27, 1934 in Altona (now Hamburg), Germany. He was an actor, known for Maximilian von Mexiko (1970), Frei nach Mark Twain (1971) and John Klings Abenteuer (1965). He was married to Ute Papst and Nathalie Emery. He died on April 30, 2016 in Hamburg, Germany.

Operation Ganymed (1977)

5. Hanno Pöschl

Actor | Before Sunrise

Hanno Pöschl was born on July 2, 1949 in Vienna, Austria. He is an actor, known for Before Sunrise (1995), Medicopter 117 - Jedes Leben zählt (1998) and Dolce Vita & Co (2001).

Exit... nur keine Panik! (1980)

6. Paulus Manker

Director | Schmutz

Paulus Manker was born on January 25, 1958 in Vienna, Austria. He is an actor and director, known for Schmutz (1987), Weininger's Last Night (1990) and Der Kopf des Mohren (1995).

Exit... nur keine Panik! (1980)

7. Isolde Barth

Actress | Es wäre gut, daß ein Mensch würde umbracht für das Volk

Isolde Barth was born on August 24, 1948. She is an actress and production manager, known for Es wäre gut, daß ein Mensch würde umbracht für das Volk (1991), The Manns - Novel of a Century (2001) and The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992).

Exit... nur keine Panik! (1980)

8. Eddie Constantine

Actor | Alphaville, une étrange aventure de Lemmy Caution

Iconic American-born singer and actor in international films since the 1950s. Born in L.A. to Russian immigrant parents, Constantine studied voice in Vienna. He returned to the US, where his singing career wavered and he found work as a film extra. Constantine first achieved fame in Paris, where he...

Exit... nur keine Panik (1980)

9. Irene Papas

Actress | The Guns of Navarone

Irene Papas was born on September 3, 1926 in Chilimodion, Corynth, Greece as Eiríni Lelékou. She is an actress, known for The Guns of Navarone (1961), The Message (1976) and Electra (1962). She was previously married to Alkis Papas.

Un posto ideale per uccidere (1971)

10. Ray Lovelock

Actor | Fiddler on the Roof

Handsome, charming, and versatile actor Ray Lovelock was born on June 19, 1950 in Rome, Italy to an Italian mother and English father. Lovelock's father was an allied British soldier who in 1944 liberated Italy from a fascist regime. Ray's father met and eventually married his mother while ...

Un posto ideale per uccidere (1971)

11. Ornella Muti

Actress | Flash Gordon

Ornella Muti was born on March 9, 1955 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Francesca Romana Rivelli. She is an actress, known for Flash Gordon (1980), The Most Beautiful Wife (1970) and Oscar (1991). She was previously married to Federico Fachinetti and Alessio Orano.

Un posto ideale per uccidere (1971)

12. Michel Bardinet

Actor | L'età di Cosimo de Medici

Michel Bardinet was born on November 15, 1931 in Toulon, Var, France. He was an actor, known for The Age of the Medici (1972), The Sweet Body of Deborah (1968) and Slap the Monster on Page One (1972). He died on February 22, 2005 in Apt, Vaucluse, France.

Un posto ideale per uccidere (1971)

13. Broderick Crawford

Actor | All the King's Men

Broderick Crawford is best remembered for two roles: his Oscar-winning turn as Willie Stark in All the King's Men (1949), and as Chief Dan Mathews on the syndicated TV series Highway Patrol (1955). He was also memorable as Judy Holliday's boisterous boyfriend in Born Yesterday (1950).

He was born ...

Il bidone (1955)

14. Richard Basehart

Actor | Moby Dick

Despite many a powerful performance, this actor's actor never quite achieved the stardom he deserved. Ultimately, Richard Basehart became best-known to television audiences as Admiral Harriman Nelson, commander of the glass-nosed nuclear submarine 'S.S.R.N Seaview' in Irwin Allen's Voyage to the ...

Il bidone (1955)

15. Giulietta Masina

Actress | Le notti di Cabiria

Born in San Giorgio di Piano, Giulietta Masina spent part of her teenage years living with a widowed aunt in Rome, where she cultivated a passion for the theater and studied for a degree in Philosophy. She began her career on the radio with the program "Terzoglio" (1942), about the adventures of ...

Il bidone (1955)

16. Franco Fabrizi

Actor | I vitelloni

Mr. Fabrizi was Italian actor best known for his performance as the lady-killer among a group of small-town youths in Federico Fellini's 'I Vitelloni'. Starting as a stage and variety revue actor in 1947, he broke into film in 1952 with Francesco De Roberti's 'Carica Eroica'. His role as a tireless...

Il bidone (1955)

17. Marcello Mastroianni

Actor |

Marcello Mastroianni was born in Fontana Liri, Italy in 1924, but soon his family moved to Turin and then Rome. During WW2 he was sent to a German prison camp, but he managed to escape and hide in Venice. He debuted in films as an extra in Marionette (1939), then started working for the Italian ...

Matrimonio all'italiana (1964)

  • Scipione detto anche l'Africano (1971)

18. Silvana Mangano

Actress | Dune

Silvana Mangano was born on April 21, 1930 in Rome, Italy and was raised in poverty during World War II. She trained as a dancer for seven years and supported herself as a model. In 1946, at age 16, she won the Miss Rome beauty pageant and through this, she obtained role in a Maria Della Costa film...

Riso amaro (1949)

  • Scipione detto anche l'Africano (1971)

19. 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 ...

Riso amaro (1949)

  • Scipione detto anche l'Africano (1971)

20. Ruggero Mastroianni

Editor | Speriamo che sia femmina

Ruggero Mastroianni was born on November 7, 1929 in Turin, Piedmont, Italy. He is known for his work on Speriamo che sia femmina (1986), Amarcord (1973) and Carmen (1984). He died on September 9, 1996 in Torvaianica, Pomezia, Lazio, Italy.

Scipione detto anche l'Africano (1971)

21. Nathalie Nell

Actress | La cerisaie

Nathalie Nell was born on October 6, 1950 in Paris, France as Nathalie Palle. She is an actress, known for La cerisaie (1982), Adolphe, ou l'âge tendre (1968) and Qu'est-ce qui fait courir David? (1982).

L'amour violé (1978)

22. Alain Fourès

Actor | Tais-toi!

Alain Fourès is an actor, known for Ruby & Quentin (2003), On the Other Side of the Tracks (2012) and Le gardien (1984).

L'amour violé (1978)

23. Michèle Simonnet

Actress | Bernadette

Michèle Simonnet is an actress and art director, known for Bernadette (1988), George Who? (1973) and En l'absence du peintre (1984).

L'amour violé (1978)

24. Pierre Arditi

Actor | Mélo

Pierre Arditi was born on December 1, 1944 in Paris, France. He is an actor, known for Mélo (1986), No Smoking (1993) and Sauveur Giordano (2001). He has been married to Evelyne Bouix since May 31, 2010.

L'amour violé (1978)

25. Gian Maria Volontè

Actor | Per un pugno di dollari

Born in Milan in 1933, Gian Maria Volontè studied in Rome at the National Dramatic Arts Academy, where he obtained his degree in 1957. He began working in theatre and television, where he was soon noticed as one of the most promising actors of his generation. After several supporting appearances in ...

Giordano Bruno (1973)

26. Hans Christian Blech

Actor | The Longest Day

Hans Christian Blech was born on February 20, 1915 in Darmstadt, Germany. He is known for his work on The Longest Day (1962), Battle of the Bulge (1965) and Wer zu spät kommt - Das Politbüro erlebt die deutsche Revolution (1990). He was married to Erni Wilhelmi. He died on March 5, 1993 ...

Giordano Bruno (1973)

27. Mathieu Carrière

Actor | La maison des Bories

Mathieu Carrière was born on August 2, 1950 in Hannover, Germany. He is an actor and writer, known for The House of the Bories (1970), Young Törless (1966) and Quantum Leap (1989).

Giordano Bruno (1973)

28. 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), The Tourist (2010) and We Have a Pope (2011).

Giordano Bruno (1973)

29. Sophia Loren

Actress | Arabesque

Sophia Loren was born as Sofia Scicolone at the Clinica Regina Margherita in Rome, Italy, on September 20, 1934. Her father, Riccardo Scicolone, was married to another woman and refused to marry her mother, Romilda Villani, despite the fact that she was the mother of his two children (Sophia and ...

Matrimonio all'italiana (1964)

30. Aldo Puglisi

Actor | Matrimonio all'italiana

Aldo Puglisi was born on April 12, 1935 in Catania, Sicily, Italy. He is an actor, known for Marriage Italian Style (1964), Seduced and Abandoned (1964) and When Women Lost Their Tails (1972).

Matrimonio all'italiana (1964)

31. Tecla Scarano

Actress | Matrimonio all'italiana

Tecla Scarano was born on August 20, 1894 in Naples, Italy as Tecla Moretti. She was an actress, known for Marriage Italian Style (1964), Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1963) and ...e Napoli canta! (1953). She was married to Franco Langella. She died on December 22, 1978 in Naples.

Matrimonio all'italiana (1964)

32. Christian Rist

Actor | Les guichets du Louvre

Christian Rist is an actor, known for Black Thursday (1974), Azev: le tsar de la nuit (1975) and Le fils puni (1980).

Les guichets du Louvre (1974)

33. Christine Pascal

Writer | Le petit prince a dit

Christine Pascal was born on November 29, 1953 in Lyon, Rhône, France. She was an actress and writer, known for And the Little Prince Said (1992), Félicité (1979) and Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975). She was married to Robert Boner. She died on August 30, 1996 in Garches, Hauts-de-Seine,...

Les guichets du Louvre (1974)

34. Judith Magre

Actress | Elle

Judith Magre was born on November 20, 1926 in Montier-en-Der, Haute Marne, France as Simonne Dupuis. She is an actress, known for Elle (2016), The Lovers (1958) and Les Thibault (1972). She was previously married to Claude Lanzmann.

Les guichets du Louvre (1974)

35. Henri Garcin

Actor | The Pink Panther

Henri Garcin was born on April 11, 1929 in Antwerp, Belgium as Anton Albers. He is an actor and writer, known for The Pink Panther (2006), The Woman Next Door (1981) and Destroy, She Said (1969).

Les guichets du Louvre (1974)

36. Ingrid Bergman

Actress | Notorious

Ingrid Bergman was one of the greatest actresses from Hollywood's lamented Golden Era. Her natural and unpretentious beauty and her immense acting talent made her one of the most celebrated figures in the history of American cinema. Bergman is also one of the most Oscar-awarded actresses, tied with ...

Siamo donne (1953)

37. Anna Magnani

Actress | Roma città aperta

Anna Magnani was born in Rome, Italy (not in Egypt, as some biographies claim), on March 7, 1908. She was the illegitimate child of Marina Magnani and an unknown father, often said to be from Alexandria, Egypt, but whom Anna herself claimed was from the Calabria region of Italy although she never ...

Siamo donne (1953)

38. Isa Miranda

Actress | Le mura di Malapaga

Isa Miranda was one of the most significant actresses in Europe from the 1930s-'50s. Her remarkable talent expressed itself both in cinema and theater. She reached international popularity in the 1930s, especially in France, Germany and Austria, and became the only international movie star produced...

Siamo donne (1953)

39. Alida Valli

Actress | The Third Man

Enigmatic, dark-haired foreign import Alida Valli was dubbed "The Next Garbo" but didn't live up to postwar expectations despite her cool, patrician beauty, remote allure and significant talent. Born in Pola, Italy (now Croatia), on May 3, 1921, the daughter of a Tridentine journalist and professor...

Siamo donne (1953)

40. Gary Cooper

Actor | High Noon

Born to Alice Cooper and Charles Cooper (not in film business). Gary attended school at Dunstable school England, Helena Montana and Iowa College, Grinnell, Iowa. His first stage experience was during high school and college. Afterwards, he worked as an extra for one year before getting a part in a...

The Virginian (1929)

41. Walter Huston

Actor | The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

For many years Walter Huston had two passions: his career as an engineer and his vocation for the stage. In 1909 he dedicated himself to the theatre, and made his debut on Broadway in 1924. In 1929 he journeyed to Hollywood, where his talent and ability made him one of the most respected actors in ...

The Virginian (1929)

42. Mary Brian

Actress | Charlie Chan in Paris

Dubbed "The Sweetest Girl in Pictures", Mary Brian started life as Louise Byrdie Datzler. She was born in Corsicana, Texas, and went to high school in Dallas. Her widowed mother had big plans for young Louise and took her to California in 1923, with the intention of getting her into the film ...

The Virginian (1929)

43. Richard Arlen

Actor | Island of Lost Souls

During World War I, Richard Arlen served in the Royal Canadian Flying Corps as a pilot, but he never saw combat. After the war he drifted round and eventually wound up in Los Angeles, where he got a job as a motorcycle messenger at a film laboratory. When he crashed into the gates of Paramount ...

The Virginian (1929)

44. Lorenzo Lamas

Actor | Grease

Lorenzo Fernando Lamas was born in Santa Monica, California, the son of actors Arlene Dahl and Fernando Lamas. His father was Argentinian and his mother was American, of Norwegian descent. Lorenzo was raised in Pacific Palisades, California. In 1968, his family moved to New York. He attended ...

California Fever (1979)

45. Marc McClure

Actor | Back to the Future

Marc McClure was born on March 31, 1957 in San Mateo, California, USA as Marc Allen McClure. He is an actor, known for Back to the Future (1985), Superman (1978) and Superman III (1983). He has been married to Carol Courson Cowley since August 16, 1985. They have one child.

California Fever (1979)

46. Jimmy McNichol

Actor | Night Warning

Jimmy McNichol (A.K.A. James Vincent McNichol, III,) is an actor, musician, and environmentalist. Additionally, McNichol is co-partner in the entertainment production company Playground Television, Inc.

McNichol is internationally known; was a top T.V. & Film star; a teen-age heart-throb; and one of...

California Fever (1979)

47. Michele Tobin

Actress | Yours, Mine and Ours

Michele Tobin was born on January 25, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is an actress, known for Yours, Mine and Ours (1968), The Wild Wild West (1965) and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013).

California Fever (1979)

48. Helen Shaver

Actress | Desert Hearts

Helen Shaver has built a lasting legacy, both behind and in front of the camera. She has directed hundreds of hours of television ranging from Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) to Castle (2009), from The Unit (2006) to The Outer Limits (1995). Her film, Summer's End (1999), a Showtime ...

Coming Out Alive (1980)

49. Scott Hylands

Actor | Beyond the Black Rainbow

Scott was born in Lethbridge, Alberta in 1943, raised in Vancouver, B.C. and graduated from University (UBC) with a B.A in theatre (honours) in 1964. He immediately moved to New York where he snagged the title role in Billy Liar, off bwdy. His performance drew the attention of the noted director ...

Coming Out Alive (1980)

50. Michael Ironside

Actor | Starship Troopers

Michael Ironside has made a strong and indelible impression with his often incredibly intense and explosive portrayals of fearsome villains throughout the years. He was born as Frederick Reginald Ironside on February 12, 1950 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ironside was a successful arm wrestler in ...

Coming Out Alive (1980)

51. Christopher Crabb

Actor | Danger Bay

Christopher was born in Toronto, Canada, and began acting at the age of eight. He's starred in many commercials and movies including playing Tiny Tim in a remake of "A Christmas Carol" starring Henry Winkler. At age 15 he began filming the CBC/Disney Channel television series "Danger Bay," which ...

Coming Out Alive (1980)

52. Mark Farmer

Actor | HottieBoombaLottie

After Mark's career in film and television he formed a band with school classmate Billy Hardwicke. They had been making music together for years so formed a band called Littlehouse. Mark played acoustic guitar, Billy Hardwicke played electric and both sang. Fellow friends Patrick Watson played bass...

Jonnhy Jarvis (1983)

53. Ian Sears

Actor | King David

Ian Sears is an editor and actor, known for King David (1985), The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989) and The Most Dangerous Man in the World (1988).

Jonnhy Jarvis (1983)

54. Diana Davies

Actress | Juliet Bravo

Diana Davies was born on July 20, 1936 in Manchester, England. She is an actress, known for Juliet Bravo (1980), The Wednesday Play (1964) and Dogfood Dan and the Carmarthen Cowboy (1982). She was previously married to Peter Davies.

Jonnhy Jarvis (1983)

55. Jamie Foreman

Actor | Layer Cake

Jamie Foreman was born on May 25, 1958 in Bermondsey, London, England as Jamie L. Foreman. He is an actor and writer, known for Layer Cake (2004), Elizabeth (1998) and Oliver Twist (2005).

Jonnhy Jarvis (1983)

56. Brigitte Fossey

Actress | Quintet

This lovely, docile, sensitive-appearing blonde French leading lady started impressively in films at age 6, making a most notable debut in René Clément's Forbidden Games (1952). She abandoned acting a few years later for schooling and a normal upbringing. After a brief career as an interpreter and ...

Croque la vie (1981)

  • Un amour interdit (1984)

57. Fernando Rey

Actor | The French Connection

Fernando Rey, the great Spanish movie actor primarily known in the United States for his role as "Frog One" in The French Connection (1971) and its sequel, was born Fernando Casado D'Arambillet on September 20 1917, in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, the son of Colonel Casado Veiga. Originally, the young...

Un amour interdit (1984)

58. Saverio Marconi

Actor | Ogro

Saverio Marconi was born on April 1, 1948 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Francesco Saverio Marconi. He is known for his work on Ogro (1979), Padre Padrone (1977) and Contraband (1980).

Un amour interdit (1984)

59. Emmanuelle Béart

Actress | 8 femmes

Emmanuelle Béart was born August 14, 1963, in Gassin, France. She lived with her mother, brothers, and sister on a farm not far from Saint-Tropez in Provence (southern France), because her father, singer and poet Guy Béart, did not want his children to be affected by the glamour world of Paris. ...

Un amour interdit (1984)

60. Eli Wallach

Actor | Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo

One of Hollywood's finest character / "Method" actors, Eli Wallach was in demand for over 60 years (first film/TV role was 1949) on stage and screen, and has worked alongside the world's biggest stars, including Clark Gable, Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen, Marilyn Monroe, Yul Brynner, Peter O'Toole,...

L'ultima chance (1975)

61. Ursula Andress

Actress | Dr. No

The quintessential jet-set Euro starlet, Ursula Andress was born in the Swiss canton of Berne on March 19, 1936, one of six children in a strict German Protestant family. Although often seeming icily aloof, a restless streak early demonstrated itself in her personality, and she had an impetuous ...

L'ultima chance (1975)

62. Fabio Testi

Actor | Letters to Juliet

Fabio Testi was born on August 2, 1941 in Peschiera del Garda, Verona, Veneto, Italy. He is known for his work on Letters to Juliet (2010), L'important c'est d'aimer (1975) and The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970). He has been married to Antonella Liguori since January 3, 2015. He was previously...

L'ultima chance (1975)

63. Massimo Girotti

Actor | Ultimo tango a Parigi

Manly, chiseled, exceedingly handsome, very agile Massimo Girotti was an engineering student and polo/swimming star before entering films in 1939. He began auspiciously in serious leads, most notably Roberto Rossellini's Desire (1946), Luchino Visconti's Ossessione (1943) and Vittorio De Sica's La ...

L'ultima chance (1975)

64. Erich von Stroheim

Actor | Sunset Blvd.

Erich von Stroheim was born Erich Oswald Stroheim in 1885, in Vienna, Austria, to Johanna (Bondy), from Prague, and Benno Stroheim, a hatter from Gleiwitz, Germany (now Gliwice, Poland). His family was Jewish.

After spending some time working in his father's hat factory, he emigrated to America ...

The Great Gabbo (1929)

  • The Great Flamarion (1945)

65. Mary Beth Hughes

Actress | Inner Sanctum

Mary Beth Hughes' parents separated while she was still a baby. She was brought up by a grandmother whose dearest wish was to make her an actress. As a result, she started her career at an early age while still a high school student. She starred in the stage version of "Alice in Wonderland" then ...

The Great Flamarion (1945)

66. Dan Duryea

Actor | Too Late for Tears

Dan Duryea was educated at Cornell University and worked in the advertising business before pursuing his career as an actor. Duryea made his Broadway debut in the play "Dead End." The critical acclaim he won for his performance as Leo Hubbard in the Broadway production of "The Little Foxes" led to ...

The Great Flamarion (1945)

67. Steve Barclay

Actor | The Great Flamarion

Steve Barclay was born on November 20, 1918 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for The Great Flamarion (1945), Macumba Love (1960) and Dark Purpose (1964). He was married to Lyla Rocco. He died on February 2, 1994 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

The Great Flamarion (1945)

68. Alberto Sordi

Actor | I vitelloni

One of Italy's most captivating and talented cinematic comedy stars, Italian veteran Alberto Sordi was known for satirizing his country's social mores in pungent black comedies, farcical tales and grim drama. He, along with peers Vittorio Gassman, Ugo Tognazzi and Nino Manfredi, arguably represent ...

I magliari (1959)

  • Il comune senso del pudore (1976)

69. Cochi Ponzoni

Actor | Cuore di cane

Cochi Ponzoni was born on March 11, 1941 in Milan, Italy as Aurelio Ponzoni. He is an actor and writer, known for Dog's Heart (1976), Per vivere meglio, divertitevi con noi (1978) and Io tigro, tu tigri, egli tigra (1978).

Il comune senso del pudore (1976)

70. Florinda Bolkan

Actress | Cari genitori

A sensuous, versatile legend of arthouse and grindhouse Italian cinema, Florinda Bolkan was born Florinda Soares Bulcão in Uruburetama, Ceará, Brazil, as the youngest of three children from a Brazilian father and an Indios mother. Her father, diplomat José Pedro Soares Bulcão, died when she was 14,...

Il comune senso del pudore (1976)

71. Claudia Cardinale

Actress | C'era una volta il West

Like many other female Italian film stars, Claudia Cardinale's entry into the business was by way of a beauty pageant. She was 17 years old and studying at the Centro Sperimentale in Rome when she entered a beauty contest, which resulted in her getting a succession of small film roles. Her earthy ...

Il comune senso del pudore (1976)

72. 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 ...

Katarsis (1963)

  • Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)

73. Peter Cushing

Actor | Star Wars

Peter Wilton Cushing was born on May 26, 1913 in Kenley, Surrey, England, to Nellie Maria (King) and George Edward Cushing, a quantity surveyor. He and his older brother David were raised first in Dulwich Village, a south London suburb, and then later back in Surrey. At an early age, Cushing was ...

Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)

74. Stephanie Beacham

Actress | Love and Other Disasters

Stephanie Beacham was born on February 28, 1947 in Barnet, Hertfordshire, England. She is an actress, known for Love and Other Disasters (2006), Dynasty (1981) and Sister Kate (1989). She was previously married to John McEnery.

Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)

75. Christopher Neame

Actor | Licence to Kill

Born in London, in 1947, he was educated at independent school "King's School" in Canterbury, Kent. He started his film career at the beginning of 70s, as he debuted in Lust for a Vampire (1971), after some TV work, he was noticed in Dracula AD (1972), where he played Christopher Lee's (Dracula) ...

Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)

76. Patty Duke

Actress | Valley of the Dolls

Patty Duke was born Anna Marie Duke on December 14, 1946 in Elmhurst, New York, to Frances Margaret (McMahon), a cashier, and John Patrick Duke, a cab driver and handyman. She is of Irish, and one eighth German, descent. Her acting career began when she was introduced to her brother Ray Duke's ...

You'll Like My Mother (1972)

77. Rosemary Murphy

Actress | To Kill a Mockingbird

Rosemary Murphy was born on January 13, 1925 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. She was an actress, known for To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), Eleanor and Franklin (1976) and After.Life (2009). She was married to Reginald Marsh. She died on July 5, 2014 in New York City, New York, USA.

You'll Like My Mother (1972)

78. Richard Thomas

Actor | The Waltons

Richard Thomas was born on June 13, 1951 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard Earl Thomas. He is an actor and director, known for The Waltons (1971), Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) and It (1990). He has been married to Georgiana Bischoff since November 20, 1994. They have one child. He was ...

You'll Like My Mother (1972)

79. Sian Barbara Allen

Actress | You'll Like My Mother

Sian Barbara Allen was born Barbara Susan Pokrass in Reading, Pennsylvania on July 12, 1946. She studied at the Pasadena Playhouse from 1964 to 1965. Her performance as the mentally challenged Kathleen in "You'll Like My Mother" (1972) opposite Patty Duke, Rosemary Murphy and Richard Thomas earned ...

You'll Like My Mother (1972)

80. Jim Hutton

Actor | The Green Berets

Described in the press as the heir apparent to James Stewart and Jack Lemmon, Jim Hutton broke out of the pack with his funny, awkward TV Thompson in Where the Boys Are (1960). Son of Col. Thomas R. Hutton and Helen Ryan, his parents divorced when he was an infant. Jim recalled seeing his father ...

Ellery Queen (1975)

81. David Wayne

Actor | The Andromeda Strain

His father was an insurance executive; his mother died when he was four. He attended Western Michigan University then worked as a statistician in Cleveland where he joined a Shakespeare repertory company. Two years later he had a minor role in "The American Way" in New York. He was rejected by the ...

Ellery Queen (1975)

82. Tom Reese

Actor | Vanishing Point

Tom Reese (real name: Tom Allen) was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on August 8, 1928; his father and uncle were country-western singers, "The Chattanooga Boys," traveling around performing their bluegrass music with the family, including Tom, in tow. Around 1940 the Allens relocated to New York, ...

Ellery Queen (1975)

83. John Hillerman

Actor | Magnum, P.I.

The impeccably urbane Englishman Jonathan Quayle Higgins III (VC !) -- Tom Selleck's sophisticated majordomo in Magnum, P.I. (1980) -- was of French, German and Austrian descent, raised in a small Texas town and educated at a Catholic high school. He majored in journalism from the University of ...

Ellery Queen (1975)

84. Rod Serling

Writer | The Twilight Zone

John Phillips is the name used by longtime television and film writer Rod Serling when he asked that his real name be removed as the writer of the pilot episode of the series "The New People" in 1969. While Serling's name remained as series developer, he was sufficiently annoyed with ABC- TV's ...

The Twilight Zone (1959)

85. Robert McCord

Actor | The Twilight Zone

Robert McCord was born on February 24, 1915 in Sac, Iowa, USA as Robert Leigh McCord II. He was an actor, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), Yancy Derringer (1958) and The Wild Wild West (1965). He died on October 1, 1980 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

The Twilight Zone (1959)

86. Jay Overholts

Actor | The Twilight Zone

Jay Overholts was born on November 30, 1922 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), Playhouse 90 (1956) and Gunsmoke (1955). He died on April 25, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

The Twilight Zone

87. Vaughn Taylor

Actor | Psycho

Reedy, balding, often bespectacled American character actor with pencil-thin moustache, once described as the man with TV's 'most deceptive face'. He looked like - and was - a certified public accountant, graduate from Northeastern University. A struggling actor in his youth, he worked in stock, ...

The Twilight Zone (1959)

88. Tony Curtis

Actor | Some Like It Hot

Tony Curtis was born Bernard Schwartz, the eldest of three children of Helen (Klein) and Emanuel Schwartz, Jewish immigrants from Hungary. Curtis himself admits that while he had almost no formal education, he was a student of the "school of hard knocks" and learned from a young age that the only ...

Son of Ali Baba (1952)

  • The Midnight Story (1957)

89. Marisa Pavan

Actress | The Rose Tattoo

Marisa Pavan was born on June 19, 1932 in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy as Maria Luisa Pierangeli. She is an actress, known for The Rose Tattoo (1955), Solomon and Sheba (1959) and What Price Glory (1952). She was previously married to Jean-Pierre Aumont.

The Midnight Story (1957)

90. Gilbert Roland

Actor | The Bad and the Beautiful

Luis Antonio Damaso de Alonso, later known as Gilbert Roland, was born in 1905 in Mexico. Following his parents to the USA, he did not become the bullfighter he had dreamed of being but became an actor instead. His Mexican roots, his half macho half romantic ways, his handsome virile figure helped ...

The Midnight Story (1957)

91. Jay C. Flippen

Actor | The Killing

Jay C. Flippen could probably be characterized these days as one of those distinctive faces you know but whose name escapes you while viewing old '50s and '60s movies and TV. His distinctive bulldog mug, beetle brows, bulky features, and silver-white hair were ideally suited for roles as criminals ...

The Midnight Story (1957)

92. Ben Johnson

Actor | The Last Picture Show

Born in Oklahoma, Ben Johnson was a ranch hand and rodeo performer when, in 1940, Howard Hughes hired him to take a load of horses to California. He decided to stick around (the pay was good), and for some years was a stunt man, horse wrangler, and double for such stars as John Wayne, Gary Cooper ...

Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. (1981)

93. Dub Taylor

Actor | The Getaway

Dub Taylor was born on February 26, 1907 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Walter Clarence Taylor II. He was an actor, known for The Getaway (1972), The Wild Bunch (1969) and Bonnie and Clyde (1967). He was married to Florence Gertrude Heffernan. He died on October 3, 1994 in Los Angeles, California, ...

Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. (1981)

94. Ann Wedgeworth

Actress | Sweet Dreams

Ann Wedgeworth was born January 21, 1934 in Abilene, Texas to Cortus and Elizabeth Wedgeworth, she graduated from from Highland Park High School in University Park, and later graduated from the University of Texas in 1957. After graduation, Ann moved to New York City and auditioned several times ...

Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. (1981)

95. Lois Nettleton

Actress | In the Heat of the Night

Consummate and versatile, Lois Nettleton established a distinguished reputation as a star character actress on the stage, in films and on TV during her lengthy career. The former Miss Chicago of 1948 beauty pageant winner and Miss America semifinalist was born in Oak Park, Illinois. Her family was ...

Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. (1981)

96. Wendy Hiller

Actress | Murder on the Orient Express

Wendy Hiller, daughter of Frank and Marie Hiller, was born on 15th August 1912 in Bramhall, near Stockport, Cheshire, England. She was educated at Winceby House School, Bexhill then moved on to Manchester Repertory Theatre. She appeared on stage in Sir John Barry's tour of Evensong, then as Sally ...

Miss Morison's Ghosts (1981)

97. Hannah Gordon

Actress | The Elephant Man

Hannah Gordon was born on April 9, 1941 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Hannah Campbell Grant Gordon. She is an actress, known for The Elephant Man (1980), Watership Down (1978) and Made of Honor (2008). She is married to Robert Lampitt. She was previously married to Norman Warwick.

Miss Morison's Ghosts (1981)

98. Bosco Hogan

Actor | Count Dracula

Bosco Hogan was born in 1949 in Ireland. He is an actor, known for Count Dracula (1977), King Arthur (2004) and Zardoz (1974).

Miss Morison's Ghosts (1981)

99. Niall Toibin

Actor | Far and Away

Niall Toibin was born in Cork, Ireland in 1929. Married Judy Kenny (1931-2001) in 1957. Five children and six grand-children. He has had an illustrious acting career spanning over four decades. On October 29 2002 he received the CFT Excellence Award for Best Actor.

Miss Morison's Ghosts (1981)

100. George Kennedy

Actor | Cool Hand Luke

George Harris Kennedy, Jr. was born on February 18, 1925 in New York City, to Helen A. (Kieselbach), a ballet dancer, and George Harris Kennedy, an orchestra leader and musician. Following high school graduation, Kennedy enlisted in the United States Army in 1943 with the hope to become a fighter ...

The Jupiter Menace (1982)



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