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Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American environmental activist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. He is...

9/7/2008 9/23/2016

Marvin Hamlisch MP (1944 - 2012)

Marvin Frederick Hamlisch (born June 2, 1944) is an American composer. He is one of only thirteen people to have been awarded Emmys, Grammys, Oscars, and a Tony (those four together are known as an EGO...

8/26/2011 7/6/2016

Karl Malden MP (1912 - 2009)

"Karl Malden"

Karl Malden (born Mladen George Sekulovich; Serbian Cyrillic: Младен Ђорђе Секуло&...

10/13/2009 6/24/2016

Veteran character actress Melissa Leo is most recognized for her role as the tough-gal police detective Kay Howard on the TV series Homicide: Life on the Streets . In 2010, she won an Oscar for her sup...

11/7/2011 5/20/2016

Albert Arnold Gillespie (1899 - 1978)

"Buddy Gillespie"

Movie Special Effects Pioneer. Born in El Paso, Texas, he was an American cinema special effects artist best remembered his work on the film "The Wizard of Oz" (1939). Educated at the Columbia Universi...

4/11/2016 4/11/2016

Alicia Amanda Vikander (born 3 October 1988) is a Swedish actress. Vikander began her career by appearing in Swedish short films and television series, most notably in the popular TV drama Andra Avenyn...

9/9/2010 3/1/2016

Leonardo DiCaprio is an American actor, producer and environmentalist who rose to stardom from his role as Jack Dawson in the James Cameron blockbuster Titanic. He is one of Hollywood's leading perform...

6/10/2010 2/28/2016

Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers (born October 1, 1989), known professionally as Brie Larson , is an American actress and singer. Larson began her career as a guest actress on television, making her debut o...

2/15/2016 2/28/2016

Heath Ledger MP (1979 - 2008)

Already something of an established actor in his native Australia, Heath Ledger launched to success as a teen heartthrob in his early films such as 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Ledger’s ca...

1/31/2011 2/14/2016

David Wechsler, Ph.D. (1918 - 1990)

1/18/2016 1/18/2016

Lazar Wechsler MP (1896 - 1981)

1/18/2016 1/18/2016

Shelley Winters MP (1920 - 2006)

Shelley Winters (August 18, 1920 – January 14, 2006) was an American actress who appeared in dozens of films, as well as on stage and television; her career spanned over 50 years until her dea...

11/25/2009 11/29/2015

Lee Grant MP

"Lyova"

Lee Grant is an American stage, film and television actress, and film director. From 1952 through 1964 she was blacklisted from radio, film, and most television work, but continued working sporadical...

10/31/2015 11/29/2015

Louis Malle MP (1932 - 1995)

en français Louis Malle était un Français réalisateur, scénariste et producteur. Son film Le Monde du silence a remporté la Palme d'Or et Oscar du meilleur d...

6/14/2011 11/18/2015

Matthew David McConaughey MP

Malibu, CA, USA

Malibu, CA, USA

Matthew David McConaughey is an American actor and producer. He first gained notice for his breakout role in the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused (1993), and went on to appear in films such as t...

6/17/2010 11/4/2015

Tom Conway (1904 - 1967)

British film and radio actor Tom Conway is remembered today for playing "The Falcon" in ten of that series' entries taking over from his brother, Academy Award-winning actor George Sanders in The Falco...

1/8/2010 10/2/2015

Geraldine Page (1924 - 1987)

Geraldine Sue Page (November 22, 1924 – June 13, 1987) was an American actress best known for her work in the American theater. She was nominated for an Academy Award eight times before winnin...

8/16/2015 8/16/2015

Katherine Mathilda "Tilda" Swinton (born 5 November 1960) is a Scottish actress known for both arthouse and mainstream films. She has appeared in a number of films including The Curious Case of Benjami...

7/5/2012 6/25/2015

Harry Horner (1910 - 1994)

Harry Horner (July 24, 1910 - December 5, 1994) was an Austro-Hungarian-born American art director who made a successful career in Hollywood as an Academy Award winning art director and as a feature ...

6/4/2013 6/23/2015

James Horner MP (1953 - 2015)

James Horner began studying piano at the age of five, and trained at the Royal College of Music in London, England, before moving to California in the 1970s. After receiving a bachelor's degree in musi...

6/4/2013 6/23/2015

Charles Lang (1902 - 1998)

Charles Bryant Lang, Jr., A.S.C. (March 27, 1902 in Bluff, Utah – April 3, 1998 in Santa Monica, California) was an American cinematographer. Early in his career, he worked with the Akeley...

6/2/2015 6/2/2015

Abby Mann MP (1927 - 2008)

Abby Mann (December 1, 1927 – March 25, 2008) was an American film writer and producer.[1] Contents [show] Life and career[edit] Born as Abraham Goodman in Philadelphia, he grew up in East Pit...

8/5/2010 5/31/2015

Robert Benchley MP (1889 - 1945)

He was an American humorist best known for his work as a newspaper columnist and film actor who is best remembered for his contributions to The New Yorker, where his essays, whether topical or absurdis...

11/6/2010 4/28/2015

Mo'Nique MP

"Mo"

Monique Angela Hicks (née Imes; born December 11, 1967),[1][2] known professionally as Mo'Nique , is an American comedian and actress. In 2009, she received critical praise for her villainous ...

4/28/2015 4/28/2015

David O. Selznick MP (1902 - 1965)

David O. Selznick (May 10, 1902 – June 22, 1965) was an American film producer and film studio executive. He is best known for producing Gone with the Wind (1939) and Rebecca (1940), both earn...

4/30/2009 4/15/2015

Sidney Lumet MP (1924 - 2011)

Sidney Lumet (pronounced [luˈmɛt], loo-MET) is an American film director, with over 50 films to his name, including 12 Angry Men (1957), Serpico (1973), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Networ...

12/20/2009 4/14/2015

Bernard Max Herrmann MP (1911 - 1975)

"Benny"

Bernard Herrmann (June 29, 1911 – December 24, 1975) was an American composer known for his work in motion pictures. An Academy Award-winner (for The Devil and Daniel Webster, 1941; later re...

6/29/2014 4/14/2015

Frank Loesser MP (1910 - 1969)

Frank Henry Loesser (/ˈlɛsər/;[1] June 29, 1910 – July 28, 1969) was an American songwriter who wrote the lyrics and music to the Broadway hits Guys and Dolls and How To S...

6/29/2014 4/14/2015

Peter Zinner MP (1919 - 2007)

Peter Zinner (July 24, 1919 – November 13, 2007) was an Austrian-born American filmmaker who worked as a film editor, sound editor, and producer. Following nearly fifteen years of uncredited w...

5/21/2011 4/13/2015

Stanley Richard Jaffe (born July 31, 1940) is an American film producer, responsible for blockbusters such as Fatal Attraction, The Accused, and Kramer vs. Kramer. In 1962 Jaffe joined Seven Arts A...

7/31/2014 4/13/2015

Walter Matthau MP (1920 - 2000)

biography ... ; For half a century Walter Matthau (1920-2000) delighted theater, television, and movie audiences with his portrayals of a huge variety of characters. Al though known best for his come...

11/23/2007 4/13/2015

John Houseman MP (1902 - 1988)

John Houseman (born Jacques Haussmann; September 22, 1902 – October 31, 1988) was a Romanian-born British–American actor and film producer who became known for his highly publicized col...

9/26/2010 4/12/2015

Bert Haanstra MP (1916 - 1997)

Zie Wikipedia... See IMDb Movie Database...

4/12/2015 4/12/2015

Alan Wolf Arkin (born March 26, 1934) is an American actor, director, musician and singer. He is known for starring in such films as Wait Until Dark, the Russians Are Coming, The Heart is a Lonely Hu...

3/26/2014 4/12/2015

Edith Head MP (1897 - 1981)

Edith Head (October 28, 1897 – October 24, 1981) was an American costume designer who won eight Academy Awards, starting with The Heiress (1949) and ending with The Sting (1974). This is still...

10/28/2014 4/11/2015

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Richard Dreyfuss Richard Dreyfuss Cannes 2013.jpg Dreyfuss at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival Born Richard Stephen Dreyfus[1] October 29, 1947 (age 66) Brooklyn,...

5/25/2010 4/11/2015

Joel David Coen[1] (born November 29, 1954) and Ethan Jesse Coen[1] (born September 21, 1957), known informally as the Coen brothers, are American film directors, screenwriters, producers, and editor...

9/21/2014 4/11/2015

See Wikipedia... Joel David Coen (born November 29, 1954) and Ethan Jesse Coen (born September 21, 1957), known informally as the Coen brothers, are American film directors, screenwriters, producer...

9/21/2014 4/11/2015

Frances Louise McDormand[1] (born June 23, 1957) is an American actress. She has won an Academy Award and a Tony Award. She married director and writer Joel Coen in 1984 and has starred in several of...

9/21/2014 4/11/2015

Emeric Pressburger (1902 - 1988)

"Imre Pressburger"

Emeric Pressburger (5 December 1902 – 5 February 1988) was a Hungarian British screenwriter, film director, and producer. He is best known for his series of film collaborations with Michael Po...

2/2/2014 4/11/2015

Joseph "Jo" Mielziner (1901 - 1976)

Joseph "Jo" Mielziner (March 19, 1901, in Paris - March 15, 1976, in New York City) was an American theatrical scenic, costume, and lighting designer born in Paris, France. The son of artist Leo Miel...

9/5/2010 4/11/2015

Joel Hirschhorn MP (1937 - 2005)

Joel Hirschhorn (December 18, 1937 – September 17, 2005) was an American songwriter. He won the Academy Award for Best Song on two occasions. He also wrote songs for a number of musicians, inc...

12/19/2014 4/10/2015

Lionel Newman MP (1916 - 1989)

"Poppy"

Lionel Newman (January 4, 1916 – February 3, 1989) was an American conductor, pianist, and film and television composer. He was the brother of Alfred Newman and Emil Newman, uncle of Randy New...

1/16/2007 4/10/2015

Karl W. Freund MP (1890 - 1969)

Karl W. Freund, A.S.C. (January 16, 1890-May 3, 1969) was a German cinematographer and film director. Born in Königinhof, Bohemia, his career began in 1905 when, at age 15, he got a job as an ...

10/8/2008 4/10/2015

Jules Ralph Feiffer (born January 26, 1929)[1] is an American syndicated cartoonist, most notable for his long-run comic strip titled Feiffer. He has created more than 35 books, plays and screenplays...

6/16/2011 4/9/2015

Haskell Wexler MP (1922 - 2015)

Haskell Wexler, A.S.C. (born February 6, 1922[1]) is an American cinematographer, film producer, and director. Wexler was judged to be one of film history's ten most influential cinematographers in a...

5/9/2007 4/9/2015

Herman Jacob Mankiewicz MP (1897 - 1953)

Herman Jacob Mankiewicz (pronounced /ˈmænkjəvɪtʃ/); November 7, 1897 – March 5, 1953) was an American screenwriter, who, with Orson Welles, wrote the screenp...

12/6/2008 4/9/2015

Joseph Leo Mankiewicz MP (1909 - 1993)

Film Director, Writer, and Producer, and Academy Award Winner. He is best remembered for directing the films "A Letter to Three Wives" (1949) and "All About Eve" (1950), that won him an Academy Award...

10/9/2008 4/9/2015

Miloš Forman MP

"Milos Forman", "Jan Tomas Forman"

Jan Tomáš Forman (Czech: [ˈjan ˈtomaːʃ ˈforman]; born February 18, 1932), known as Miloš Forman ([ˈmɪloʃ ˈforman], ...

5/18/2013 4/9/2015

Harvey Weinstein, CBE (born March 19, 1952) is an American film producer and film studio executive. He is best known as co-founder of Miramax Films.[1] He and his brother Bob have been co-chairmen of...

3/19/2014 4/8/2015

Martin Landau (born June 20, 1928) is an American film and television actor. His career started in the 1950s, with early film appearances including a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's North by No...

9/14/2014 4/8/2015

Dustin Lee Hoffman[2] (born August 8, 1937) is an American actor with a career in film, television, and theatre since 1960. He has been known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and vulnerable...

8/8/2014 4/8/2015

Patricia Neal (1926 - 2010)

"Patricia Neal"

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

4/2/2015 4/2/2015
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Patricia T. Arquette (born April 8, 1968) is an American actress and director, perhaps best known as the star of the supernatural drama series Medium. Early life and family Arquette was born in...

9/20/2007 3/1/2015

Julianne Moore MP

New York, USA

New York, USA

She is an American actress. She began her acting career in 1983 in minor roles, before joining the cast of the soap opera As the World Turns, for which she won a Daytime Emmy Award in 1988. She began...

8/30/2010 2/22/2015

Eddie Redmayne From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Born Edward John David Redmayne 6 January 1982 London, England, UK Alma mater Eton College Trinity College, Cambridge Occupation: Actor...

1/17/2012 2/22/2015

J.K. Simmons MP

"Kim"

Jonathan Kimble "J. K." Simmons (born January 9, 1955) is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Dr. Emil Skoda on the NBC series Law & Order (and other Law & Order franchise series), neo-Nazi...

1/15/2015 2/22/2015

George K. Spoor MP (1871 - 1953)

1/2/2010 2/5/2015

Dianne Evelyn Wiest born March 28, 1948) is an American actress on stage, television and film. She has won two Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. Wiest has also been nominated fo...

1/29/2015 1/29/2015

From her English Wikipedia page: Dorothy Faye Dunaway (born January 14, 1941) is an Academy Award-winning American actress who rose to prominence in the late 1960s with the films Bonnie and Clyde a...

1/12/2015 1/15/2015

Luise Rainer Knittle MP (1910 - 2014)

Luise Rainer (born 12 January 1910) is a retired German-born Austrian and American film actress. She was the first actor to win multiple Academy Awards and the first person to win them consecutively. S...

12/4/2010 1/5/2015

Margaret Furse (1911 - 1974)

She became a costume designer in films, beginning in the late 1940s. She was awarded an Academy Award for Best Costume Design for Anne of the Thousand Days (1969) and had five other nominations.

1/5/2015 1/5/2015

Roger Kemble Furse MP (1903 - 1972)

A frequent collaborator with Laurence Olivier, Furse won two Oscars in 1948 for his art direction and costume design of Olivier's version of “Hamlet”. His other film credits include ...

10/23/2014 1/5/2015

ohn Alan Lasseter (born January 12, 1957) is an American animator, film director, screenwriter, producer and the chief creative officer at Pixar, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and DisneyToon Studios...

12/28/2014 12/28/2014

Louise Fletcher MP

"Louise Fletcher"

Estelle Louise Fletcher (born July 22, 1934), is an American film and television actress. She initially debuted in television series such as Maverick in 1959 before being cast in Robert Altman's Thie...

6/23/2014 12/14/2014

Dimitri Tiomkin (1894 - 1979)

Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin (May 10, 1894 – November 11, 1979) was a Russian-born Hollywood film score composer and conductor. Musically trained in Russia, he is best known for his western sco...

9/25/2011 12/11/2014

Burt F. Bacharach ( /ˈbækəræk/ bak-ə-rak; born May 12, 1928) is an American pianist, composer and music producer. He is known for his popular hit songs and compositio...

1/8/2009 11/26/2014

Teresa Wright (1918 - 2005)

Teresa Wright (October 27, 1918 – March 6, 2005) was an American actress. Her first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination came in 1941 for her work in The Little Foxes. She rece...

11/25/2014 11/25/2014

Paul Wing (1891 - 1957)

Paul Wing (August 14, 1892–May 29, 1957) was an assistant director during the 1935 Academy Awards in the short lived category Best Assistant Director. He won an Academy Award for the film The Li...

11/24/2014 11/24/2014

Stephen Joshua Sondheim (/ˈsɒnd.haɪm/; born March 22, 1930) is an American composer and lyricist known for his immense contributions to musical theatre for over 50 years. He is t...

3/22/2014 11/24/2014
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Fred Zinnemann (1907 - 1997)

Alfred Fred Zinnemann (April 29, 1907 – March 14, 1997) was an Austro-American film director. He won Academy Awards for directing films in many genres, including thrillers, westerns, film noir...

11/22/2014 11/22/2014

Jo Van Fleet (1914 - 1996)

Jo Van Fleet (December 30, 1914 – June 10, 1996) was an American theatre and film actress. Known primarily for playing roles older than she was, her career spanned over three decades, and she ...

11/21/2014 11/21/2014

Donald Crisp (1882 - 1974)

"Donald Crisp"

Donald Crisp (born George William Crisp, 27 July 1882 – 25 May 1974) was a British-born, later United States-based film actor. He was an early producer, director and screenwriter. His career l...

1/6/2014 11/20/2014

Claire Trevor MP (1910 - 2000)

Claire Trevor (born Claire Wemlinger; March 8, 1910[1][2][3][4][5] – April 8, 2000) was an American actress. She appeared in over 60 films, winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actr...

12/9/2010 11/20/2014

Frances Marion (1888 - 1973)

"Frances Marion"

Frances Marion (November 18, 1888 – May 12, 1973) was an American journalist, author, and screenwriter often cited as the most renowned female screenwriter of the 20th century alongside June...

11/20/2014 11/20/2014

Sidney Sheldon MP (1917 - 2007)

"Sidney Sheldon"

Sidney Sheldon (February 11, 1917–January 30, 2007) was an American writer. His TV works spanned a 20-year period during which he created The Patty Duke Show (1963–66), I Dream of Jeann...

11/16/2014 11/16/2014

Budd Schulberg (1914 - 2009)

"Budd Schulberg;"

Budd Schulberg (March 27, 1914 – August 5, 2009) was an American screenwriter, television producer, novelist and sports writer. He was known for his 1941 novel, What Makes Sammy Run?, his 1947...

6/1/2009 11/16/2014

George Albert Jessel MP (1898 - 1981)

Academy Award-winning movie producer George Jessel was a multitalented comedic entertainer, achieving a level of recognition that transcended his limited roles in movies. He was widely known by his nic...

1/13/2011 11/16/2014

Ray Rennahan (1896 - 1980)

Ray Rennahan, A.S.C. (May 1, 1896 in Las Vegas, Nevada – May 19, 1980 in Tarzana, California) was a movie cinematographer. For his work in movies, he became one of the only six cinematograph...

11/14/2014 11/14/2014

Donna Reed (1921 - 1986)

"Donna Reed"

Donna Reed (January 27, 1921 – January 14, 1986) was an American film and television actress and producer. With appearances in over 40 films, Reed received the 1953 Academy Award for Best Su...

11/14/2014 11/14/2014

William J. Tuttle (1912 - 2007)

William J. Tuttle (April 13, 1912 – July 27, 2007) was an American make-up artist. Born in Jacksonville, Florida, at a young age he was forced to leave school to support his mother and younger...

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Robert Parrish (1916 - 1995)

Robert R. Parrish (January 4, 1916 – December 4, 1995) was an American film director, editor and writer and former child actor. He received an Academy Award for Film Editing for his contribu...

11/9/2014 11/9/2014

Marlee Beth Matlin (born August 24, 1965) is an American actress. She is the only deaf performer to win the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, which she won for Children of a Lesser God....

12/11/2008 11/8/2014

Vincent Korda (1897 - 1979)

Vincent Korda (22 June 1897 – 4 January 1979) was a Hungarian art director. Born in Túrkeve, Hungary, he was the younger brother of Alexander and Zoltán Korda. During his career ...

10/31/2010 11/7/2014

Jack Nicholson MP

"Jack Nicholson"

John Joseph "Jack" Nicholson (born April 22, 1937) is an American actor, film director, producer, and writer. Throughout his career, Jack Nicholson has portrayed unique and challenging roles, many of...

4/22/2007 11/6/2014

Alfred Alan Newman MP (1900 - 1970)

"Pappy"

When Alfred was born - lived on Washington Ave. Luba was listed as SILIA on birth certificate. Alfred 6 or 8 years old - lived at 287 Cedar St ) Alfred Newman (March 17, 1901 – February 17...

1/17/2007 11/6/2014

Dennis Muren (1946 - d.)

Dennis Muren, ASC (born November 1, 1946) is an American film special effects artist, most notable for his work on the films of Steven Spielberg, James Cameron and George Lucas. He has won nine Oscar...

11/5/2014 11/5/2014

Robert Donat MP (1905 - 1958)

Friedrich Robert Donat From Wikipedia: Friedrich Robert Donat (18 March 1905 – 9 June 1958) was an English film and stage actor. He is best known for his roles in Alfred Hitchcock's The 39...

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Hal Mohr (1894 - 1974)

Hal Mohr, A.S.C. (August 2, 1894, San Francisco — May 10, 1974, Santa Monica, California) was a famed movie cinematographer. Career In 1915, in an early example of an exploitation film ped...

11/4/2014 11/4/2014

Thomas Mitchell (1892 - 1962)

) Thomas John Mitchell (July 11, 1892 – December 17, 1962) was a celebrated American actor. Among his most famous roles in a long career are those of Gerald O'Hara, Scarlett's father in Gone w...

11/4/2014 11/4/2014

Lewis Milestone (1895 - 1980)

"Lewis Milestone"

Lewis Milestone (born Leib Milstein)[1] (September 30, 1895 – September 25, 1980) was a Russian-born American motion picture director. He is known for directing Two Arabian Knights (1927) an...

11/3/2014 11/3/2014

Mercedes McCambridge (1916 - 2004)

Carlotta Mercedes Agnes McCambridge (March 16, 1916 – March 2, 2004) was an American actress of radio, stage, film, and television. Orson Welles called her "the world's greatest living radio a...

11/2/2014 11/2/2014

Fredric March (1897 - 1975)

"Fredric March"

Fredric March (born Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel; August 31, 1897 – April 14, 1975) was a "distinguished stage actor and one of Hollywood's most celebrated, versatile stars of the 1930s an...

11/1/2014 11/1/2014

Delbert Mann (1920 - 2007)

See Wikipedia... Delbert Martin Mann, Jr. (January 30, 1920 – November 11, 2007) was an American television and film director. He won the Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) at the Cannes Film Festival...

1/21/2009 10/31/2014

Harold Lloyd (1893 - 1971)

Harold Clayton Lloyd, Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971) was an American actor, comedian, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who is most famous for his silent co...

10/29/2014 10/29/2014

George Gershwin MP (1898 - 1937)

"Jacob Gershwine", "Gershowitz"

George Gershwin From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Born Jacob Gershowitz on September 26, 1898(1898-09-26), Brooklyn, New York Died July 11, 1937(1937-07-11) (aged 38), Hollywood, Californ...

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