GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY adaptation (2010s decade)

by dylanemery22 | created - 13 Oct 2014 | updated - 4 months ago | Public

NOTE: If you disagree with my picks, remember, this is all opinion based. So comment below if you like or dislike my choices for this list.

1. Ving Rhames

Actor | Pulp Fiction

Strikingly featured and muscular American actor Ving Rhames was born Irving Rameses Rhames in Harlem, New York, to Reather, a homemaker, and Ernest Rhames, an auto mechanic. A good student, Ving entered the New York High School of Performing Arts, where he discovered his love of acting. He studied ...

Charlie-27

2. Michael Rosenbaum

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Michael Rosenbaum was born on July 11, 1972 in Oceanside, New York, USA as Michael Owen Rosenbaum. He is an actor and producer, known for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), Smallville (2001) and Sweet November (2001).

Martinex T'Naga

3. Sylvester Stallone

Actor | Rocky

This athletically built, dark-haired American actor/screenwriter/director may never be mentioned by old-school film critics in the same breath as, say, Richard Burton or Alec Guinness; however, movie fans worldwide have been flocking to see Stallone's films for over 30 years, making "Sly" one of ...

Stakar Ogord a.k.a. Starhawk

4. Michael Rooker

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

Michael Rooker was born on April 6, 1955 in Jasper, Alabama. When he was thirteen, his parents divorced and he went with his mother to live in Chicago. He caught the acting bug while attending college, and began appearing in local stage productions. On first breaking into film, his intensity and "...

Yondu Udonta

5. Dave Bautista

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

David Michael Bautista, Jr. was born on January 18, 1969 in Washington, D.C., to Donna Raye (Mullins) and David Michael Bautista, a hairdresser. His father is Filipino, and his mother has Greek ancestry.

When WCW officials told him he'd never make it in sports entertainment, Bautista pushed himself ...

Drax the Destroyer

6. Zoe Saldana

Actress | Guardians of the Galaxy

Zoe Saldana was born on June 19, 1978 in Passaic, New Jersey, to Asalia Nazario and Aridio Saldaña. Her father was Dominican and her mother is Puerto Rican. She was raised in Queens, New York. When she was 10 years old, she and her family moved to the Dominican Republic, where they would live for ...

Gamora

7. Vin Diesel

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

Vin Diesel was born Mark Sinclair in Alameda County, California, along with his fraternal twin brother, Paul Vincent. He was raised by his astrologer/psychologist mother, Delora Sherleen (Sinclair), and adoptive father, Irving H. Vincent, an acting instructor and theatre manager, in an artists' ...

Groot

8. Pom Klementieff

Actress | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Pom Klementieff (born 3 May 1986) is a French actress. She was trained at the Cours Florent drama school in Paris and has appeared in such films as Loup (2009), Sleepless Night (2011) and Hacker's Game (2015). She plays the role of Mantis in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Guardians of the ...

Mantis

9. Chris Pratt

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

Christopher Michael Pratt is an American film and television actor. He came to prominence for his small-screen roles, including Bright Abbott in Everwood (2002), Ché in The O.C. (2003), and Andy Dwyer and Parks and Recreation (2009), and notable film roles in Moneyball (2011), The Five-Year ...

Peter Quill a.k.a. Star-Lord

10. Laura Haddock

Actress | Guardians of the Galaxy

Laura Haddock was born on August 21, 1985 in England. She is an actress, known for Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017). She has been married to Sam Claflin since July 30, 2013. They have two children.

Meredith Quill

11. Bradley Cooper

Actor | A Star Is Born

Bradley Charles Cooper was born on January 5, 1975 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His mother, Gloria (Campano), is of Italian descent, and worked for a local NBC station. His father, Charles John Cooper, who was of Irish descent, was a stockbroker. Immediately after Bradley graduated from the ...

Rocket Raccoon

12. Elizabeth Debicki

Actress | The Great Gatsby

Debicki was born in Paris, to a Polish father and an Australian mother of Irish descent, who were both dancers. When she was five, the family moved to Melbourne, where she grew up with two younger siblings. She became interested in ballet at an early age and trained as a dancer until deciding to ...

Ayesha

13. Benicio Del Toro

Actor | Sicario

Benicio Del Toro emerged in the mid-1990s as one of the most watchable and charismatic character actors to come along in years. A favorite of film buffs, Del Toro gained mainstream public attention as the conflicted but basically honest Mexican policeman in Steven Soderbergh's Traffic (2000).

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Taneleer Tivan a.k.a. The Collector

14. Kurt Russell

Actor | The Hateful Eight

Kurt Russell was born Kurt Vogel Russell in Springfield, Massachusetts, to Louise Julia (Crone), a dancer, and actor Bing Russell (Neil Oliver Russell). He is of English, German, Scottish and Irish descent. His first roles were as a child on television series, including a lead role on the Western ...

Ego the Living Planet

15. Jeff Goldblum

Actor | Jurassic Park

Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum was born October 22, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, one of four children of Shirley (Temeles), a radio broadcaster who also ran an appliances firm, and Harold L. Goldblum, a doctor. His father was of Russian Jewish descent and his mother was of Austrian Jewish ancestry.

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En Dwi Gast a.k.a. The Grandmaster

16. Djimon Hounsou

Actor | Blood Diamond

Djimon Hounsou was born in Cotonou, Benin, in west Africa, to Albertine and Pierre Hounsou, a cook. He moved to Lyon, France, when he was thirteen. Hounsou has graced the catwalks of Paris and London as a popular male model. He has since left his modeling career and has worked on Gladiator (2000) ...

Korath the Pursuer

17. Karen Gillan

Actress | Selfie

Karen Sheila Gillan was born and raised in Inverness, Scotland, as the only child of Marie Paterson and husband John Gillan, who is a singer and recording artist. She developed a love for acting very early on, attending several youth theatre groups and taking part in a wide range of productions at ...

Nebula

18. Lee Pace

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

In 2003, Lee Grinner Pace starred in the Sundance hit, Soldier's Girl (2003), an extraordinary telefilm created for Showtime. The film was based on the true story of a transgender nightclub performer in love with a soldier who is brutally murdered for their relationship. His breakthrough ...

Ronan the Accuser

19. Josh Brolin

Actor | No Country for Old Men

Rugged features and a natural charm have worked for Josh Brolin, the son of actor James Brolin. He has played roles as a policeman, a hunter, and the President of the United States.

Brolin was born February 12, 1968 in Santa Monica, California, to Jane Cameron (Agee), a Texas-born wildlife activist,...

Thanos

20. Chris Sullivan

Actor | This Is Us

Chris Sullivan is an actor and producer, known for This Is Us (2016), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) and The Knick (2014). He has been married to Rachel Reichard since June 20, 2010.

Taserface / Overkill

21. Sarah Finn

Casting_director | Crash

Sarah Finn is known for her work on Crash (2004), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Black Panther (2018).

casting director

22. Henry Braham

Cinematographer | The Golden Compass

Henry Braham was born on October 30, 1965 in England. He is known for his work on The Golden Compass (2007), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) and The Legend of Tarzan (2016). He is married to Glynis Murray.

cinematographer

24. Hughes Winborne

Editor | Crash

Hughes Winborne is known for his work on Crash (2004), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Pixels (2015).

editor #2

25. Tyler Bates

Composer | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

It's anything but typical for the realms of film or music... Tyler Bates regularly transitions from scoring some of the world's biggest film and television franchises, such as Guardians of the Galaxy and John Wick, to rocking massive audiences with Marilyn Manson and back to the studio again ...

music score

26. Scott Chambliss

Production_designer | Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Scott Chambliss is known for his work on Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) and Star Trek (2009).

production designer

art director

28. Jay Hart

Set_decorator | Black Panther

Jay Hart is known for his work on Black Panther (2018), L.A. Confidential (1997) and Pleasantville (1998).

set decorator

29. Louise Frogley

Costume_designer | Traffic

costume designer

30. Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou

Make_up_department | The Mummy

Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou is known for her work on The Mummy (2017), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Thor: The Dark World (2013).

hair and makeup designer

31. David White

Make_up_department | Guardians of the Galaxy

David White is known for his work on Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), La Vie en Rose (2007) and Maleficent (2014).

special makeup effects designer

32. Michael Kutsche

Art_department | Thor

character designer

concept art

34. Andy Park

Art_department | Black Panther

Andy Park started his professional career as a comic book artist at Extreme Studios, a division of Image Comics. He penciled both interior work as well as cover work for several titles, most notably, "Avengelyne" and Glory/Angela: Angels in Hell. Park took a hiatus from comic books to study ...

illustrator

35. Thomas A. Nelson

Art_department | Spawn

storyboard/s

sound designer

37. Matthew Wood

Sound_department | Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Matthew Wood was born on August 15, 1972 in Walnut Creek, California, USA as Matthew Russell Wood. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017).

supervising sound editor

38. Lora Hirschberg

Sound_department | Inception

Lora Hirschberg is known for her work on Inception (2010), The Dark Knight (2008) and Iron Man (2008).

sound re-recording mixer

39. Lee Orloff

Sound_department | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Lee Orloff is known for his work on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), Rango (2011) and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006).

sound mixer

40. Daniel Sudick

Special_effects | Avengers: Infinity War

Daniel Sudick is known for his work on Avengers: Infinity War (2018), The Avengers (2012) and Black Panther (2018).

special effects supervisor

41. Jonathan Fawkner

Visual_effects | Guardians of the Galaxy

Jonathan Fawkner is known for his work on Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) and Sherlock Holmes (2009).

visual effects supervisor

42. Andrew Zink

Visual_effects | Black Panther

Full Sail University Graduate.

CG supervisor

43. Raphael A. Pimentel

Visual_effects | Black Panther

Raphael de Almeida Pimentel is the Animation Director at Luma Pictures where he spearheads both the Los Angeles and Melbourne animation teams. Raphael joined Luma in 2004 as a Lead Animator and due to his keen eye and natural leadership ability, he was promoted to Animation Supervisor and later to ...

animation supervisor

44. James Young

Stunts | Avengers: Infinity War

James Young is known for his work on Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Captain America: Civil War (2016) and Guardians of the Galaxy (2014).

fight coordinator

46. James Gunn

Writer | Guardians of the Galaxy

James Gunn was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, to Leota and James Francis Gunn. He is from a large Catholic family, with Irish and Czech ancestry. His father and his uncles were all lawyers. He has been writing and performing as long as he can remember. He began making 8mm films at the age ...

writer / director



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