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Rod Steiger MP (1925 - 2002)

Rodney Stephen "Rod" Steiger (April 14, 1925 – July 9, 2002) was an Academy Award-winning American actor known for his performances in such films as On the Waterfront, The Big Knife, Oklahoma!...

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Horton Foote MP (1916 - 2009)

Albert Horton Foote, Jr. (March 14, 1916 – March 4, 2009) was an American playwright and screenwriter, perhaps best known for his screenplays for the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird and the 19...

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Bob Dylan MP

wikipedia - Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman ; Hebrew name: Shabtai Zisel ; May 24, 1941) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, music producer, artist, and writer. He has been an influentia...

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Jerome Robbins MP (1918 - 1998)

Jerome Robbins (October 11, 1918 – July 29, 1998) was an American theater producer, director, and choreographer known primarily for Broadway Theater and Ballet/Dance, but who also occasionally...

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Maureen Stapleton MP (1925 - 2006)

Maureen Stapleton (June 21, 1925 – March 13, 2006) was an American actress in film, theater and television. Early life Stapleton was born Lois Maureen Stapleton in Troy, New York, the ...

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Yul Brynner MP (1920 - 1985)

Yul Brynner: A Biography *  Family Photos ]

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James Cagney (1899 - 1986)

Born in New York City in 1899, James Cagney was an American actor best known for playing "tough guys," notably as a gangster in the 1931 film, The Public Enemy. He also starred in Angels with Dirty Fac...

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Eminem MP

He is better known by his stage name Eminem (often styled "EMINƎM"), is an American rapper, record producer and actor. Eminem quickly gained popularity in 1999 with his major-label debut album, ...

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Timothy Hutton MP

Timothy Tarquin Hutton (born August 16, 1960) is an American actor and director. Timothy Hutton was born in Malibu, California. His father was actor Jim Hutton; his mother, Maryline Adams (né...

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John Towner Williams MP

John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer, conductor and pianist. In a career spanning over six decades, he has composed some of the most recognizable film scores in the hi...

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Tommy Lee Jones MP

Tommy Lee Jones (born September 15, 1946) is an American actor and film director. He has received three Academy Award nominations, winning one as Best Supporting Actor for his performance as U.S. Marsh...

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Jennifer Connelly MP

Jennifer Lynn Connelly (born December 12, 1970) is an American film actress, who began her career as a child model. She appeared in magazine, newspaper and television advertising, before making her m...

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Harold (Hal) Lane David, Academy Award Winning Lyricist MP (1921 - 2012)

Hal David From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Hal David Birth name Harold Lane David Born May 25, 1921 New York City, New York, U.S. Died September 1, 2012 (aged 91) Los Angeles, California, U.S. Gen...

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Sam Coslow (1902 - 1982)

Sam Coslow (December 27, 1902 – April 2, 1982) was an American songwriter, singer, film producer, publisher, and market analyst. Coslow was born in New York City. He began writing songs as a...

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Josephine Hull (c.1883 - 1957)

Josephine Hull (born January 3, reportedly 1886, but probably 1883– died March 12, 1957) was an Academy Award winning American stage and film actress who also was a director of plays. She had ...

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Davis Guggenheim MP

Philip Davis Guggenheim (born November 3, 1963) is an American film director and producer. His credits as a producer and director include Training Day, The Shield, Alias, 24, NYPD Blue, ER, Deadwood,...

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Charles E. Guggenheim (1924 - 2002)

Charles Guggenheim (March 31, 1924 – October 9, 2002) was an American film director and producer. Early life Guggenheim was born into a prominent German Jewish family in Cincinnati, Oh...

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Geena Davis MP

Virginia Elizabeth "Geena" Davis (born January 21, 1956) is an American actress, film producer, writer, former fashion model, and a women's Olympics archery team semi-finalist. She is known for her r...

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John Irving MP

John Winslow Irving (born John Wallace Blunt, Jr.; March 2, 1942) is an American novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter. Irving achieved critical and popular acclaim after the internatio...

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Diane Keaton MP

Diane Keaton (born Diane Hall January 5, 1946) is an American film actress, director, producer, and screenwriter. Keaton began her career on stage, and made her screen debut in 1970. Her first major ...

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Roman Polanski MP

Roman Polanski (born 18 August 1933) is a French-Polish film director, producer, writer and actor. Having made films in Poland, Britain, France and the USA, he is considered one of the few "truly inter...

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Robert Redford MP

Charles Robert Redford, Jr. (born August 18, 1936), better known as Robert Redford, is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, and founder of the Su...

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George C. Scott (1927 - 1999)

George C. Scott (October 18, 1927 – September 22, 1999) was an American stage and film actor, director and producer. He was best known for his stage work, as well as his portrayal of General G...

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Edward Steichen MP (1879 - 1973)

Edward Jean Steichen (March 27, 1879 – March 25, 1973) was an American photographer, painter, and art gallery and museum curator. Steichen was the most frequently featured photographer in Alfr...

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John Ford (1894 - 1973)

) John Ford (February 1, 1894 – August 31, 1973) was an American film director. He was famous for both his westerns such as Stagecoach, The Searchers, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, and...

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Bob Fosse MP (1927 - 1987)

Robert Louis “Bob” Fosse (June 23, 1927 – September 23, 1987) was an American actor, dancer, musical theater choreographer, director, screenwriter, film editor and film director....

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Shirley Booth (1898 - 1992)

Shirley Booth (August 30, 1898 – October 16, 1992) was an American actress. Primarily a theatre actress, Booth's Broadway career began in 1925. Her most significant success was as Lola Del...

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Christopher Plummer MP

Became the oldest winner of an Oscar at the age of 82 in 2012. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer, CC (born De...

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Alan Jay Lerner MP (1918 - 1986)

Alan Jay Lerner (August 31, 1918 – June 14, 1986) was an American lyricist and librettist. In collaboration with Frederick Loewe, he created some of the world's most popular and enduring works...

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Peter Bar. von Ustinov Sr. (1921 - 2004)

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Mary Steenburgen MP

California, United States

Soft-spoken and endearing, Mary Steenburgen first achieved a measure of fame with her debut role in the Jack Nicholson directed Goin' South (1978), before winning raves and a Best Supporting Actress Os...

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Hattie McDaniel MP (1895 - 1952)

One of the great American character actresses, Hattie McDaniel was the first African-American actress to win an Academy Award for her portrayal of the "mammy" figure in the film Gone with the Wind. S...

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Peter Levin Shaffer MP

Sir Peter Levin Shaffer From Wikipedia (born 15 May 1926) is an English dramatist and playwright, screenwriter and author of numerous award-winning plays, several of which have been filmed. [ed...

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Simone Signoret MP (1921 - 1985)

Simone Signoret (French pronunciation: [simɔn siɲɔˈʁɛ]; 25 March 1921 – 30 September 1985) was a French cinema actress often hailed as one of France's g...

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Grace Kelly MP (1929 - 1982)

Wiki - Grace Patricia Kelly bio Internet Movie Databse - Grace Kelly Biography.com - Grace Kelly articles Biography Channel - Grace Kelly Biography Find A Grave - Grace Kelly

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Natalie Portman MP

Natalie Portman Thor 2 cropped.pngNatalie PortmanFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaNatalie PortmanNatalie Portman Thor 2 cropped.pngPortman at the premiere of Thor: The Dark World, October 2013Nativ...

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Sandra Bullock MP

One of the top-grossing Hollywood actresses of the 1990s, America's sweetheart Sandra Bullock won over scores of filmgoers and critics as the unwitting heroine in Speed . Further success in films such ...

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Kate Elizabeth Winslet MP

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Reese Witherspoon MP

Oscar and Golden Globe-winning actress Reese Witherspoon made her mark as a smart, driven and self-respecting actress who refused to take the easy road to stardom with mindless teen flicks and broad co...

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Charlize Theron MP

United States

Academy Award winning South African actress Charlize Theron rose to fame in the late 1990s following her roles in 2 Days in the Valley, Mighty Joe Young, The Devil's Advocate and The Cider House Rules....

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Nicole Kidman MP

Once relegated to decorative parts for years and long acknowledged as the wife of Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman spent the latter half of the 1990s and the first decade of the new millennium earning much-de...

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Halle Berry MP

California, United States

Halle Berry is an American actress, former fashion model, and beauty queen. Berry received an Emmy, Golden Globe, SAG, and an NAACP Image award for Introducing Dorothy Dandridge and won an Academy Awar...

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Julia Roberts MP

She is an American actress. She is known for starring in the romantic comedy Pretty Woman, which grossed $463 million worldwide. After receiving Academy Award nominations for Steel Magnolias in 1990 an...

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Hilary Ann Swank MP

Hilary Ann Swank (born July 30, 1974) is an American film actress. She has won the Academy Award for Best Actress twice, as Brandon Teena in Boys Don't Cry (1999) and as struggling waitress-turned-bo...

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Gwyneth Paltrow MP

Oscar and Golden Globe-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow initially gained fame for her real-life role as Brad Pitt's girlfriend. She went on to build a solid reputation as one of the leading actresses of...

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Helen Hunt MP

Helen Elizabeth Hunt (born June 15, 1963) is an American actress, film director, and screenwriter. She starred in the sitcom Mad About You for seven years, before being cast in the 1997 romantic comedy...

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Susan Sarandon MP

She was born at 2:25 PM. An Oscar-winner for her role in the somber drama Dead Man Walking (1995), Susan Sarandon's early stardom came from her performance as the wide-eyed bride in 1975's midnight-m...

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Jessica Tandy MP (1909 - 1994)

A beloved, twinkly blue-eyed doyenne of stage and screen, actress Jessica Tandy's career spanned nearly six and a half decades. In that course of time she enjoyed an amazing film renaissance at the age...

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Jodie Foster MP

Alicia "Jodie" Foster is an American actress, film director and producer. Foster began acting in commercials at three years old, and her first significant role came in the 1976 film Taxi Driver as th...

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Cher MP

Cher (pronounced /ˈʃɛər/; born Cherilyn Sarkisian on May 20, 1946) is an American recording artist, actress, director and record producer. Referred to as the Goddess of Pop,...

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Shirley MacLaine MP

She is an American film and theater actress, dancer, activist, and author, well-known for her beliefs in new age spirituality and reincarnation. She has written a large number of autobiographical works...

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Sissy Spacek MP

Academy Award-winning actress Sissy Spacek came to international prominence for her for role as Carrie White in Brian De Palma's 1976 horror film Carrie , for which she earned her first Academy Award n...

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Sally Margaret Field MP

CA, USA

Sally Margaret Field (born November 6, 1946) is an American actress, singer, producer, director, and screenwriter. In each decade of her career, she has been known for major roles in American TV/film c...

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Estelle Parsons MP

Born November 20, 1927, in Lynn (one source says Marblehead), MA; daughter of Eben and Elinor (maiden name, Mattson) Parsons; married Richard Gehman (a writer), December 19, 1953 (divorced August, 19...

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Liza Minnelli MP

Hollywood, California, United States

She is the daughter of actress and singer Judy Garland and Garland's second husband, film director Vincente Minnelli. In 1972, Liza Minnelli won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Cabare...

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Jane Fonda MP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Jane Fonda (born December 21, 1937) is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model, and fitness guru. She rose to fame in the 1960s with films such as Barbarella and Cat Bal...

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Barbra Joan Streisand MP

She is an American singer, actress, director and songwriter. She has won two Academy Awards, nine Grammy Awards, four Emmy Awards, a Special Tony Award, an American Film Institute award, and a Peabody ...

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Julie Frances Christie MP

She is a British actress and sex symbol. A pop icon of the "swinging London" era of the 1960s, she has won the Academy, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Screen Actors Guild Awards. Julie Christie was born in...

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Dame Julie Andrews, DBE MP

Brentwood, Ca, United States

Dame Julia Elizabeth Andrews, DBE (née Wells; born 1 October 1935) is a British film and stage actress, singer, and author. She is the recipient of Golden Globe, Emmy, Grammy, BAFTA, People's Ch...

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Patricia Louise Neal MP (1926 - 2010)

Patricia Neal (January 20, 1926 – August 8, 2010)[1] was an American actress of stage and screen. She was best known for her roles as World War II widow Helen Benson in The Day the Earth Stood S...

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Anne Bancroft (1931 - 2005)

Respected for her acting prowess and versatility, Anne Bancroft was one of a few entertainers to scoop the Triple Crown of acting: an Oscar, Emmy and Tony, after her acclaimed television special, Annie...

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Sophia Loren MP

In 1962, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Two Women, becoming the first actress to win an Academy Award for a non-English-speaking performance. Loren has won 50 international ...

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Dame Elizabeth Taylor MP (1932 - 2011)

Considered one of the great actresses of Hollywood's golden years, as well as a larger-than-life celebrity, Elizabeth Taylor has starred in over fifty films, winning two Academy Awards. As much as her ...

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Susan Hayward (1917 - 1975)

Energetic red-haired leading lady Susan Hayward clawed her way from poverty to become an Academy Award winning actress. Dubbed the Brooklyn Bombshell, she made her mark on Hollywood playing gutsy, dete...

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Joanne Woodward MP

Actress, director, producer, philanthropist, and an artistic director for Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, Connecticut. Joanne's description of being married Paul: "Being married to the most...

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Audrey Hepburn MP (1929 - 1993)

Born in Ixelles, Belgium as Audrey Kathleen Ruston, Hepburn spent her childhood chiefly in the Netherlands, including German-occupied Arnhem, Netherlands, during the Second World War. She studied balle...

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Judy Holliday MP (1921 - 1965)

Although her life was cut tragically short by cancer, actress/singer Judy Holliday managed significant accomplishments in a career that lasted 25 years and included both Academy and Tony Awards. Her su...

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Jane Wyman MP (1917 - 2007)

Academy Award winning actress Jane Wyman began her film career in the 1930s, and was a prolific performer for two decades. She received an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Johnny B...

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Loretta Young MP (1913 - 2000)

An ingenue in the silent era, Loretta Young made the transition to 'talkies' and more mature roles in the 1930s and 40s. She won a Best Actress Oscar for The Farmer's Daughter (1947); her other films i...

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Olivia de Havilland MP

Olivia Mary de Havilland (born 1 July 1916) is a two-time Academy Award-winning actress. She is the older sister of actress Joan Fontaine, also an Academy Award winner. Along with Shirley Temple, Maure...

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Joan Crawford MP (1905 - 1977)

Joan Crawford (born Lucille Fay LeSueur) was an American actress in film, television and theatre. Starting as a dancer in traveling theatrical companies before debuting on Broadway, Crawford was signed...

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Jennifer Jones (1919 - 2009)

Though often overshadowed by some of her female contemporaries as the years passed, Jennifer Jones came to embody one of the preeminent examples of a Hollywood star. She was a top box-office draw and m...

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Greer Garson (1904 - 1996)

Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson, known professionally as Greer Garson, was a British-born actress who was very popular during World War II. As one of MGM's major stars of the 1940s, Garson received seven Ac...

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Joan Fontaine MP (1917 - 2013)

British American actress Joan Fontaine is one of the last surviving leading ladies from Hollywood of the 1930s and the only thespian to have won an Academy Award for a performance in a film directed by...

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Ginger Rogers MP (1911 - 1995)

American stage and film dancer and actress Ginger Rogers along with Fred Astaire was the most legendary dancing team in film history; she was also a successful dramatic actress, even winning a Best Act...

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Vivien Leigh (1913 - 1967)

Vivian Mary Hartley, know professionally as Vivien Leigh, was an English actress who won two Best Actress Academy Awards for playing "southern belles": Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939) and ...

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Bette Davis MP (1908 - 1989)

Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989) was an American actress of film, television and theatre. Noted for her willingness to play unsympathetic characters, she was highly...

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Claudette Colbert (1903 - 1996)

Known for her rosy cheeks, velvet voice, hearty laugh, and curly bangs, Colbert distinguished herself in a series of sophisticated comedies and became one of Hollywood's best-paid movie stars in the 19...

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Katharine Hepburn MP (1907 - 2003)

Four time Academy Award winning actress Katharine Hepburn maintained a successful acting career for over 70 years. Her notable performances in The African Queen and On Golden Pond, as well as countless...

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Marie Dressler (1868 - 1934)

Famous as a hefty, bulldog‐faced comic harridan, Marie Dressler was a leading American silent film star during the Depression-era. Although she gained fame as a large, good-natured comedienne, s...

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Norma Shearer MP (1902 - 1983)

Edith Norma Shearer was a Canadian-American actress. Shearer was one of the most popular actresses in the world from the mid-1920s until her retirement in 1942. Her early films cast her as the girl-nex...

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Mary Pickford MP (1892 - 1979)

Known as America’s sweetheart, Mary Pickford was a legendary film actress during the age of silent pictures. She often appeared on screen in young girl roles, even when she was an adult. Pickfor...

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Frank Sinatra MP (1915 - 1998)

Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer and motion-picture actor who became one of the most sought-after performers in the entertainment industry; he is often hailed as the greatest Ameri...

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Walter Huston (1883 - 1950)

The gruff‐voiced, Canadian‐born actor Walter Huston established himself as one of the great actors of the English-speaking stage and cinema. Though he never achieved true star status on t...

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George Henry Sanders (1906 - 1972)

Academy Award-winning British film and television actor George Sanders was best known for his roles of Addison DeWitt in the 1950 film All About Eve as well as the villainous tiger Shere Khan in The Ju...

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Anthony Quinn MP (1915 - 2001)

Antonio Rodolfo Quinn-Oaxaca (April 21, 1915 – June 3, 2001), more commonly known as Anthony Quinn, was a Mexican actor, as well as a painter and writer. He starred in numerous critically accl...

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Burl Ives (1909 - 1995)

Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives (June 14, 1909 – April 14, 1995) was an American actor, writer and folk music singer. As an actor, Ives's work included comedies, dramas, and voice work in theater, tele...

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Martin Henry Balsam (1919 - 1996)

Bronx-raised actor Martin Balsam was best know for his role as Murray Klein on the CBS sitcom Archie Bunker's Place from 1979 to 1981. He was the oldest of three children of a ladies' sportswear sale...

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Jack Albertson (1907 - 1981)

Jack Albertson (June 16, 1907 – November 25, 1981) was an American character actor dating to vaudeville. A comedian, dancer, singer, and musician, Albertson is perhaps best known for his roles...

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Gig Young (1913 - 1978)

Amiable supporting player and occasional lead Gig Young broke into film in the early 1940s. He often played the dapper, likable second banana to the major stars of the time. For his contribution to the...

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George Burns MP (1896 - 1996)

His arched eyebrow and cigar smoke punctuation became familiar trademarks for over three quarters of a century. In his ninety years in show business, George Burns had time for three careers. His first ...

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Jason Nelson Robards MP (1922 - 2000)

Biography for Jason Robards More at IMDbPro »advertisementDate of Birth : 26 July 1922, Chicago, Illinois, USADate of Death: 26 December 2000, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA (metastasized lung can...

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Don Ameche (1908 - 1993)

Though his popularity rose and fell during his long career, American actor Don Ameche, born Dominic Amici in Kenosha, WI, was one of Hollywood's most enduring stars. He began his acting career in colle...

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Sean Connery MP

Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born 25 August 1930), better known as Sean Connery, is a Scottish actor and producer who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards (one of them being a BAFTA Academy Fellowshi...

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Kevin Delaney Kline MP

Award-winning actor Kevin Kline is a familiar face to audiences both on the stage and screen. Much of his earliest work was done in a variety of roles with the New York Shakespeare Festival and the Act...

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Robin Williams MP (1951 - 2014)

From Wikipedia (English) : Robin McLaurin Williams (born July 21, 1951, died August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian. Rising to fame with his role as the alien Mork in the TV series Mork ...

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Sir Michael Caine, CBE MP

Surrey, UK

Sir Michael Caine, CBE (born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite; 14 March 1933) is one of only two actors nominated for an Academy Award for acting (either lead or supporting) in every decade from the 1960s to...

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Timothy Francis Robbins MP

Timothy Francis "Tim" Robbins is an American actor, screenwriter, director, producer, activist and musician. He is the former longtime partner of actress Susan Sarandon. He is perhaps best known for ...

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Morgan Freeman MP

With an authoritative voice and calm demeanour, this ever popular American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema. Freeman has received Academy Award nominations for...

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George Clooney MP

After a decade spent toiling on series television, mostly in roles easily forgotten, actor George Clooney jolted to stardom with his portrayal of the charming, but troubled pediatrician Doug Ross on th...

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