Other Greats In Media

by mforbes-79755 | created - 12 Jan 2018 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

All other Faves...that are not Actors! Writers, Directors, Production, Musicians etc...

1. Anne Rice

Writer | Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles

Anne Rice began life as "Howard Allen O'Brien", second of four daughters born to Howard and Katherine Allen O'Brien. She decided to call herself "Anne", when she enrolled in first grade at the Redemptorist Catholic School. Her mother (who had long suffered from alcoholism) died when Anne was nearly...

2. Stephen King

Writer | Maximum Overdrive

Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947, at the Maine General Hospital in Portland. His parents were Nellie Ruth (Pillsbury), who worked as a caregiver at a mental institute, and Donald Edwin King, a merchant seaman. His father was born under the surname "Pollock," but used the last name ...

3. Guillermo del Toro

Writer | El laberinto del fauno

Guillermo del Toro was born October 9, 1964 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Raised by his Catholic grandmother, del Toro developed an interest in filmmaking in his early teens. Later, he learned about makeup and effects from the legendary Dick Smith (The Exorcist (1973)) and worked on making his ...

4. Don Johnson

Actor | Miami Vice

Best known for his starring role as Det. Sonny Crockett on the hugely successful TV series Miami Vice (1984), Don Johnson is one of the stars who really defined the 1980s. As James "Sonny" Crockett he went toe-to-toe with drug dealers, pimps, prostitutes, assassins, illegal arms-dealers and crooked...

5. Quentin Tarantino

Writer | Reservoir Dogs

Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. His father, Tony Tarantino, is an Italian-American actor and musician from New York, and his mother, Connie (McHugh), is a nurse from Tennessee. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old.

In January of...

6. H.P. Lovecraft

Writer | Color Out of Space

Born in Providence, Lovecraft was a sickly child whose parents died insane. When he was 16, he wrote the astronomy column in the Providence Tribune. Between 1908 and 1923, he wrote short stories for Weird Tales magazine, among others. He died in Providence, in poverty, on March 15, 1937. His most ...

7. Amal Clooney

Self | Forced from Home

Amal Clooney was born on February 3, 1978 in Beirut, Lebanon as Amal Ramzi Alamuddin. She is known for her work on Forced from Home, A Thousand Cuts (2020) and Entertainment Tonight (1981). She has been married to George Clooney since September 27, 2014. They have two children.

8. Lars von Trier

Writer | Dancer in the Dark

Probably the most ambitious and visually distinctive filmmaker to emerge from Denmark since Carl Theodor Dreyer over 60 years earlier, Lars von Trier studied film at the Danish Film School and attracted international attention with his very first feature, The Element of Crime (1984). A highly ...

9. Sean Patrick Flanery

Actor | Powder

Sean Patrick Flanery was born in Lake Charles, La. and raised in a small town outside of Houston, Texas. While attending the University of St. Thomas in Houston, he saw a beautiful girl leaving a building on campus every Monday and decided to drop an English class and sign up for "whatever the hell...

10. Guy Ritchie

Director | Sherlock Holmes

Guy Ritchie was born in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK on September 10, 1968. After watching Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) as a child, Guy realized that what he wanted to do was make films. He never attended film school, saying that the work of film school graduates was boring and ...

11. Chris Isaak

Actor | Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Chris Isaak was born on June 26, 1956 in Stockton, California, USA as Christopher Joseph Isaak. He is an actor and producer, known for Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992), Wild at Heart (1990) and Eyes Wide Shut (1999).

12. Alex Winter

Actor | Bill & Ted Face the Music

Alex Winter began his career as a child actor, spending several years on Broadway with co- starring roles in productions of 'The King & I', 'Peter Pan', and the American premiere of Simon Gray's 'Close of Play' at the Manhattan Theater Club. After completing NYU film school, he went on to have ...

13. Rob Zombie

Writer | The Devil's Rejects

Robert Bartleh Cummings, more famously known as Rob Zombie, was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts on January 12, 1965. He is the oldest son of Louise and Robert Cummings, and has a younger brother, Michael David (aka Spider One; b. 1968), who is the lead singer of Powerman 5000. Growing up, Zombie ...

14. David Lynch

Writer | Twin Peaks

Born in precisely the kind of small-town American setting so familiar from his films, David Lynch spent his childhood being shunted from one state to another as his research scientist father kept getting relocated. He attended various art schools, married Peggy Lynch and then fathered future ...

15. Sofia Coppola

Actress | The Godfather: Part III

Sofia Coppola was born on May 14, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA as Sofia Carmina Coppola. She is a director, known for Somewhere (2010), Lost in Translation (2003), and Marie Antoinette (2006). She has been married to Thomas Mars since August 27, 2011. They have two daughters, Romy and ...

16. Sheri Moon Zombie

Actress | The Devil's Rejects

Sheri Moon Zombie was born Sheri Lyn Skurkis. She is the daughter of Carol A. and William B. Skurkis, and has Lithuanian and Polish ancestry. She was raised in Torrington, Connecticut, from a young age. In her late teens, Sheri moved to California, but continued to spend a great deal of time in the...

17. Spike Lee

Director | Do the Right Thing

Spike Lee was born Shelton Jackson Lee on March 20, 1957, in Atlanta, Georgia. At a very young age, he moved from pre-civil rights Georgia, to Brooklyn, New York. Lee came from artistic, education-grounded background; his father was a jazz musician, and his mother, a schoolteacher. He attended ...

18. Ridley Scott

Producer | The Martian

Described by film producer Michael Deeley as "the very best eye in the business", director Ridley Scott was born on November 30, 1937 in South Shields, Tyne and Wear (then County Durham). His father was an officer in the Royal Engineers and the family followed him as his career posted him ...

19. M. Night Shyamalan

Producer | Lady in the Water

Born in Puducherry, India, and raised in the posh suburban Penn Valley area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, M. Night Shyamalan is a film director, screenwriter, producer, and occasional actor, known for making movies with contemporary supernatural plots.

He is the son of Jayalakshmi, a Tamil ...

20. David Slade

Director | Hard Candy

David Slade was born on September 26, 1969 in the UK. He is a producer and director, known for Hard Candy (2005), Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018) and 30 Days of Night (2007).

21. Ray Bradbury

Writer | Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury was an American science fiction writer whose works were translated in more than 40 languages and sold millions of copies around the world. Although he created a world of new technical and intellectual ideas, he never obtained a driver's license and had never driven a car.

He was born ...

22. Philippa Gregory

Writer | The Other Boleyn Girl

Philippa Gregory was born on January 9, 1954 in Nairobi, Kenya. She is a writer and producer, known for The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), The White Queen (2013) and A Respectable Trade (1998). She is married to Anthony Mason. She was previously married to Paul Carter and Peter Chislett.

23. Paul Thomas Anderson

Director | Punch-Drunk Love

Anderson was born in 1970. He was one of the first of the "video store" generation of film-makers. His father was the first man on his block to own a V.C.R., and from a very early age Anderson had an infinite number of titles available to him. While film-makers like Spielberg cut their teeth making...

24. Harvey Weinstein

Producer | Shakespeare in Love

Harvey Weinstein was born on March 19, 1952, in Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, USA, the first of two boys born to Max and Miriam Weinstein. He is a film producer, known for Pulp Fiction (1994), Shakespeare in Love (1998), and Gangs of New York (2002). He is now separated from his wife, ...

25. Oliver Stone

Producer | JFK

Oliver Stone has become known as a master of controversial subjects and a legendary film maker. His films are filled with a variety of film angles and styles, he pushes his actors to give Oscar-worthy performances, and despite his failures, has always returned to success.

William Oliver Stone was ...

26. Ken Follett

Writer | Eye of the Needle

Ken Follett was born on June 5, 1949 in Cardiff, Wales as Kenneth Martin Follett. He is known for his work on Eye of the Needle (1981), Target (1977) and White Wedding (2009). He has been married to Daphne Barbara Hubbard since November 8, 1985. He was previously married to Mary Emma Ruth Elson.

27. J.J. Abrams

Producer | Lost

Jeffrey Jacob Abrams was born in New York City and raised in Los Angeles, the son of TV producer parents. Abrams planned on going to dental school, but decided to study film at Sarah Lawrence College. At 15, he wrote the music for Don Dohler's Nightbeast (1982). In his senior year, he and Jill ...

28. John Grisham

Writer | Runaway Jury

A graduate of Mississippi State University and Ole Miss Law School, John Grisham obtained his law degree in 1981 and practiced law for about 10 years, specializing in criminal defense and personal injury litigation. He was elected to the Mississippi House of Representatives in 1983 and served until...

29. Philip K. Dick

Writer | Blade Runner

Philip Kindred Dick was born in Chicago in December 1928, along with a twin sister, Jane. Jane died less than eight weeks later, allegedly from an allergy to mother's milk. Dick's parents split up during his childhood, and he moved with his mother to Berkeley, California, where he lived for most of...

30. George R.R. Martin

Writer | Game of Thrones

George R.R. Martin is an American novelist and short-story writer in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres, a screenwriter, and television producer. He is known for his international bestselling series of epic fantasy novels, A Song of Ice and Fire, which was later adapted into the HBO ...

31. Andrew Ross Sorkin

Writer | Billions

Andrew Ross Sorkin was born on February 19, 1977. He is a writer and producer, known for Billions (2016), The Search for Satoshi and Norman (2016). He has been married to Pilar Queen Sorkin since June 9, 2007. They have two children.

32. Neil Gaiman

Writer | Good Omens

Neil Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theatre, and films. He is best known for the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book.

As a child and a teenager, Gaiman read the works of C. S. ...

34. Bryan Fuller

Writer | Pushing Daisies

Self professed Star Trek geek who watched and loved the Trek series "Deep Space Nine" and set out to write for them. At the time, Star Trek had an open script submission policy and Fuller contributed a spec, leading to a pitching opportunity. When he had sold a couple of stories to Deep Space Nine,...

35. Michael Green

Writer | Logan

Michael Green was born in Mamaroneck, New York, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Logan (2017), Blade Runner 2049 (2017) and Green Lantern (2011).

36. Ryan Murphy

Producer | Glee

Born November 9, 1965 in Indianapolis, Indiana, US as Ryan Patrick Murphy, he is an American writer, director, and producer, responsible for creating such hits as Nip/Tuck (2003), Glee (2009) and American Horror Story (2011). His mother, J. Andy Murphy, was a writer and communications worker and ...

37. Frank Miller

Writer | Sin City

Frank Miller was born in Olney, Maryland, to a nurse mother and a carpenter and electrician father, and was raised in Montpelier, Vermont. He is of Irish descent. Miller was a big comics writer/artist in the '70s and '80s. He wrote and penciled the Marvel series "Daredevil" for a long time. His ...

38. Bill O'Reilly

Actor | Iron Man 2

Political commentator Bill O'Reilly was born on September 10, 1949 in New York City, to Winifred Angela (Drake) and William James O'Reilly. He was born into a classic Irish Catholic family and attended private Catholic schools.

O'Reilly attended Marist College and studied history. Bill was also in ...

39. Martin Dugard

Writer | A Warrior's Heart

Martin Dugard is a writer and producer, known for A Warrior's Heart (2011), Killing Reagan (2016) and Killing Kennedy (2013).

40. Michael Bay

Producer | Armageddon

A graduate of Wesleyan University, Michael Bay spent his 20s working on advertisements and music videos. His first projects after film school were in the music video business. He created music videos for Tina Turner, Meat Loaf, Lionel Richie, Wilson Phillips, Donny Osmond and Divinyls. His work won...

41. Sam Esmail

Producer | Mr. Robot

Sam Esmail was born on September 17, 1977 in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Mr. Robot (2015), Homecoming (2018) and Comet (2014). He has been married to Emmy Rossum since May 28, 2017.

42. Sebastian Junger

Director | Restrepo

Sebastian Junger was born on January 17, 1962 in Belmont, Massachusetts, USA. He is a director and producer, known for Restrepo (2010), The Perfect Storm (2000) and Korengal (2014). He has been married to Daniela since 2002.

43. Randall Emmett

Producer | The Irishman

Randall Emmett was born on March 25, 1971 in Miami, Florida, USA. He is a producer and director, known for The Irishman (2019), Silence (2016) and Boss Level (2021). He was previously married to Ambyr Childers.

44. Todd Phillips

Producer | Joker

Todd Phillips was born on December 20, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Todd Bunzl. He is a producer and director, known for Joker (2019), Due Date (2010) and Old School (2003).

45. Brent Bolthouse

Actor | Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth

Brent Bolthouse was born on December 18, 1969 in Sierra Madre, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992), This is not dying (2017) and This is not dying (2017).

46. Vince Neil

Soundtrack | The Dirt

Vince Neil was born on February 8, 1961 in Hollywood, California, USA as Vincent Neil Wharton. He is an actor and composer, known for The Dirt (2019), Friday Night Lights (2004) and Hot Tub Time Machine (2010). He has been married to Lia Gherardini since January 9, 2005. He was previously married ...

47. LL Cool J

Actor | Deep Blue Sea

L.L. Cool J was born James Todd Smith on January 14, 1968, in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York, the son of Ondrea Griffith and James Louis Smith, Jr. Todd, as he was called, did not have a very happy childhood. At the age of four, he saw his mother and grandfather shot by his own father. After they...

48. Calvin Klein

Actor | 30 Rock

Calvin Klein was born on November 19, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard Klein. He is known for his work on 30 Rock (2006), Players (1979) and The 48th Annual Tony Awards (1994). He was previously married to Kelly Rector and Jayne Centre.

49. Sia

Soundtrack | Music

Sia Kate Isobelle Furler (born 18 December 1975) is an Australian singer, songwriter, record producer and music video director. She started her career as a singer in the acid jazz band Crisp in the mid-1990s in Adelaide. In 1997, when Crisp disbanded, she released her debut studio album titled ...

50. Fergie

Soundtrack | Nine

Fergie was born Stacy Ann Ferguson on March 27, 1975 in Hacienda Heights, California, to Terri Ann (Gore) and John Patrick Ferguson, both schoolteachers. Her ancestry includes German, English, Irish, Scottish, Swedish, and Luxembourgish. When she was a teenager, her parents divorced, which was a ...

51. Bernard Cornwell

Writer | Sharpe

Bernard Cornwell was born on February 23, 1944 in London, England as Bernard Wiggins. He is a writer and actor, known for Sharpe (1993), The Last Kingdom (2015) and The Winter King.

52. DJ Khaled

Soundtrack | Charlie's Angels

DJ Khaled was born on November 26, 1975 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Khaled Mohamed Khaled. He is an actor and composer, known for Charlie's Angels (2019), A Wrinkle in Time (2018) and Aladdin (2019).

53. Steve Aoki

Soundtrack | Why Him?

Steven Hiroyuki Aoki (born November 30, 1977) is an American electro house musician, record producer, DJ, and music executive. In 2012, Pollstar designated Aoki as the highest grossing dance artist in North America from tours. He has collaborated with artists such as Iggy Azalea, Afrojack, LMFAO, ...

54. Drake

Actor | Degrassi: The Next Generation

Aubrey Drake Graham was born in Toronto, Ontario, the son of Dennis Graham, an African-American musician born in Memphis, Tennessee, and Sandi (Sher) Graham, a Canadian Jewish educator. As a young man, Drake appeared in several commercials, for such retailers as Sears and GMC. In 2001, Drake rose ...

55. Anderson Cooper

Actor | Chappie

Anderson Cooper was born on June 3, 1967 in New York City, New York, USA as Anderson Hays Cooper. He is a producer and writer, known for Chappie (2015), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and Anderson Cooper 360° (2003).

56. Christopher Nolan

Writer | Tenet

Best known for his cerebral, often nonlinear, storytelling, acclaimed writer-director Christopher Nolan was born on July 30, 1970, in London, England. Over the course of 15 years of filmmaking, Nolan has gone from low-budget independent films to working on some of the biggest blockbusters ever made.

...

57. Francis Ford Coppola

Producer | Apocalypse Now

Francis Ford Coppola was born in 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, but grew up in a New York suburb in a creative, supportive Italian-American family. His father, Carmine Coppola, was a composer and musician. His mother, Italia Coppola (née Pennino), had been an actress. Francis Ford Coppola graduated ...

58. Ice Cube

Soundtrack | Friday

Ice Cube was born in South Central Los Angeles, to Doris (Benjamin), a custodian and hospital clerk, and Hosea Jackson, a UCLA groundskeeper. He first came to public notice as a singer and songwriter with the controversial and influential band N.W.A. His compositions with that group included many ...

59. Frank Spotnitz

Producer | Leonardo

Award-winning American writer and producer Frank Spotnitz is the Chief Executive of Big Light Productions Ltd., a London-and Paris-based production company he founded in 2013 with a vision to create distinctive and ambitious TV drama series, and has become one of the fastest-growing independent ...

61. John Lunn

Composer | Downton Abbey

John Lunn's music possesses a wonderfully unique voice that spans a wide spectrum of musical styles. Classically trained, yet contemporary in attitude, he combines a highly intelligent and sensitive approach with a sound that always hits at the emotional heart of a piece. His scores, which match ...

62. Luke Bryan

Soundtrack | King of the Golden Sun

From his early days in Nashville as a songwriter to his current status as one of country music's reigning superstars, Luke Bryan's career has been populated by songs that have had a lasting impact. Country Aircheck declared him the Most Heard Artist of the Last Decade, an honor he earned with such ...

63. Bret Michaels

Soundtrack | A Letter from Death Row

Bret Michaels was born on March 15, 1963 in Butler, Pennsylvania, USA as Bret Michael Sychak. He is an actor and producer, known for A Letter from Death Row (1998), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) and Cop Out (2010).

64. Plain White T's

Soundtrack | No Strings Attached

Plain White T's is known for his work on No Strings Attached (2011), Prom Night (2008) and Underdog (2007).

65. Ashlee Simpson

Actress | The Hot Chick

Ashlee Nicolle Simpson was born on October 3, 1984 in Waco, Texas, to Tina Ann (Drew) and Joe Truett Simpson, a psychologist and Baptist youth minister. Ashlee started dancing at the age of 4 and by the time she was 11 enjoyed the status of being the youngest person ever admitted to the prestigious...

66. Shaggy

Soundtrack | Money Train

Shaggy was born on October 22, 1968 in Kingston, Jamaica as Orville Richard Burrell. He is an actor and composer, known for Money Train (1995), Showtime (2002) and Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997). He has been married to Rebecca Parker since 2014.

67. Andi Dorfman

Self | The Bachelorette

Andi Dorfman is known for her work on The Bachelorette (2003), The Bachelor (2002) and The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons - Ever! (2020).

68. Seal

Soundtrack | Batman Forever

Seal was born on February 19, 1963 in Paddington, London, England as Seal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adelo Samuel. He is an actor and composer, known for Batman Forever (1995), The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) and A Man Apart (2003). He was previously married to Heidi Klum.

69. Lisa Vanderpump

Actress | John Halifax, Gentleman

Lisa Vanderpump was born in 1960 in London, England as Lisa Jane Vanderpump. She is a writer and producer, known for John Halifax, Gentleman (1974), Separate Lives (1995) and Lady Gaga: G.U.Y. (2014). She has been married to Ken Todd since August 28, 1982. They have two children.

70. Scott Dunlop

Actor | The Last Starfighter

Scott Dunlop is a writer and producer, known for The Last Starfighter (1984), The Real Housewives of Orange County (2006) and The Real Housewives of New Jersey (2009).

71. Gigi Hadid

Actress | Ocean's Eight

Gigi Hadid was born in Los Angeles, California to parents, Yolanda Hadid and Mohamed Hadid, on 23rd April, 1995. She began her modeling career she was just 2 years old after she was discovered by Paul Marciano, of Guess, she started with Baby Guess, after which she stopped so she could concentrate ...

72. Mohamed Hadid

Actor | Ripple Effect

Mohamed Hadid was born on November 6, 1948 in Nazareth, Palestine as Mohamed Anwar Hadid. He is an actor, known for Ripple Effect (2007), Second Wives Club (2017) and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (2010). He was previously married to Yolanda Hadid and Mary Butler.

73. Aaliyah

Soundtrack | Romeo Must Die

Talented. Beautiful. Modest. These three words described R&B singer-turned-actress Aaliyah perfectly.

Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Diane (Hankerson) and Michael Haughton. Her uncle was music manager Barry Hankerson and her brother is director Rashad Haughton. Aaliyah was ...

74. Stassi Schroeder

Self | Vanderpump Rules

Stassi Schroeder was born on June 24, 1988 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Nastassia Bianca Schroeder. She is an actress, known for Vanderpump Rules (2013), Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens (2016) and Hashtaggers (2016). She has been married to Beau Clark since September 2020. They have one child.

75. Ariana Madix

Self | Vanderpump Rules

Ariana Madix was born on June 24, 1985 in Melbourne, Florida, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Vanderpump Rules (2013), Anger Management (2012) and Waking Up with Strangers (2018).

76. Anna Todd

Writer | After

ANNA TODD (Author/Writer/Producer) is the New York Times bestselling author of the After series of books, The Spring Girls, and the recent The Brightest Stars.

Always an avid reader, Todd began writing stories on her phone on Wattpad, the reading and writing multi-platform for original stories, with...

77. Kandi Burruss

Soundtrack | Big Momma's House

Kandi is best known as one of the lead vocalists in the hugely successful 1990s R&B vocal group, Xscape. Burrus sang lead on hits such as "My Little Secret", "Just Kickin' It" and "Who Can I Run To", as well as wrote their early hits, including "Feel So Good" and "Can't Hang". Kandi is also known ...

78. Erika Jayne

Soundtrack | The Watch

Erika Jayne was born as Erika Chahoy. She is an actress and composer, known for Lowball (1996), Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens (2016) and Bravo's Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (2015). She has been married to Thomas A. Girardi since January 7, 2000. She was previously married to Thomas Zizzo

79. Shirley Jackson

Writer | The Haunting

Shirley Jackson was a horror and mystery writer born in San Francisco, California in 1916. She is best remembered for her unsettling novel of paranoia and the supernatural, 'The Haunting of Hill House' (1959) and her terrifying short story 'The Lottery' (1948), a horror tale rife with symbolism ...

80. Bethenny Frankel

Actress | Hollywood Hills 90028

Bethenny Frankel was born on November 4, 1970 in New York City, New York, USA as Bethenny Robyn Frankel. She is a producer and writer, known for Hollywood Hills 90028 (1994), Wish Me Luck (1995) and The Neighbors (2012). She has been married to Jason Hoppy since March 28, 2010. They have one child....

81. Jill Zarin

Actress | White Collar

Jill Zarin was born on November 30, 1963 in Woodmere, Long Island, New York, USA as Jill Susan Kamen. She is an actress, known for White Collar (2009), Altered Reality and Night of the Wild (2015).

82. Ramona Singer

Actress | Blair's Lair - The Delivery Guy

Ramona Singer was born on November 17, 1956 in Southampton, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Blair's Lair - The Delivery Guy (2019), Ultimate Entertainer Razor Rizzotti (2018) and The Real Housewives of New York City (2008). She was previously married to Mario Singer.

83. Candace Bushnell

Writer | Sex and the City 2

Candace Bushnell was born on December 1, 1958 in Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for Sex and the City 2 (2010), Sex and the City (2008) and Sex and the City (1998).

84. Russ Irwin

Actor | Be Cool

Russ Irwin is known for his work on Be Cool (2005), Corbin Nash (2018) and Sports Live (1996).

85. New Kids on the Block

Soundtrack | It

New Kids on the Block is known for his work on It (2017), Free Willy (1993) and The Wizard (1989).

86. Mark McGrath

Actor | Scooby-Doo

Mark McGrath was born on March 15, 1968 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA as Mark Sayers McGrath. He is an actor and composer, known for Scooby-Doo (2002), Wild Things (1998) and Raising Helen (2004). He has been married to Carin Kingsland McGrath since September 24, 2012. They have two children.

87. Ryan Lochte

Actor | 30 Rock

Ryan Lochte was born on August 3, 1984 in Rochester, New York, USA as Ryan Steven Lochte. He is an actor, known for 30 Rock (2006), 90210 (2008) and All I Wish (2017). He has been married to Kayla Rae Reid since January 9, 2018. They have two children.

88. Andy Cohen

Producer | Project Runway

Andy Cohen was born as Andrew Cohen. He is a producer and actor, known for Project Runway (2004), Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005) and Top Chef (2006).

89. Enrique Iglesias

Soundtrack | Once Upon a Time in Mexico

Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler was born in Madrid, Spain, to Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and Spanish-Filipino socialite Isabel Preysler. In 1979, his parents' marriage was annulled. He was eight years old when he moved to the U.S., and at the age of 15, secretly began writing music. He studied ...

90. Steven Tyler

Soundtrack | Be Cool

Steven Tyler was born on March 26, 1948 in Yonkers, New York, USA as Steven Victor Tallarico. He is known for his work on Be Cool (2005), Wayne's World 2 (1993) and Epic (2013). He was previously married to Teresa Barrick and Cyrinda Foxe.

91. Virginia C. Andrews

Writer | Flowers in the Attic

Virginia C. Andrews was born on June 6, 1923 in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA as Cleo Virginia Andrews. She was a writer and actress, known for Flowers in the Attic (1987), V.C. Andrews' Heaven (2019) and Flowers in the Attic (2014). She died on December 19, 1986 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

92. Tommy Lee

Soundtrack | The Dirt

Tommy Lee was born on October 3, 1962 in Athens, Greece as Thomas Lee Bass. He is an actor and composer, known for The Dirt (2019), Barb Wire (1996) and Friday Night Lights (2004). He has been married to Brittany Furlan since February 14, 2019. He was previously married to Pamela Anderson, Heather ...

93. Cody Carpenter

Composer | Halloween

Cody Carpenter is a third generation musician. His grandfather, Howard Carpenter, is a founding member of the Nashville Strings, his father, John Carpenter, is a director and composer and his mother, Adrienne Barbeau, is a star of film, television and the Broadway stage.

Cody was introduced to his ...

94. Clive Barker

Writer | Hellraiser

Clive Barker was born on October 5, 1952 in Liverpool, England. He is a writer and producer, known for Hellraiser (1987), Nightbreed (1990) and Candyman (1992).

95. Eli Roth

Producer | Cabin Fever

Eli Raphael Roth was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Cora (Bialis), a painter, and Sheldon H. Roth, a psychoanalyst, psychiatrist, and clinical professor. His family is Jewish (from Austria, Hungary, Russia, and Poland). He began shooting Super 8 films at the age of eight, after watching Ridley ...

96. Dan Futterman

Producer | Capote

Dan Futterman was born on June 8, 1967 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA as Daniel Paul Futterman. He is an actor and producer, known for Capote (2005), A Mighty Heart (2007) and The Birdcage (1996). He has been married to Anya Epstein since September 23, 2000. They have two children.

97. Lawrence Wright

Writer | The Looming Tower

Lawrence Wright was born on August 2, 1947 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA as Lawrence George Wright. He is a writer and producer, known for The Looming Tower (2018), The Siege (1998) and Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief (2015). He has been married to Roberta Murphy since January...

98. Jeff Lindsay

Writer | Dexter

Jeff Lindsay is a writer and actor, known for Dexter (2006), Dexter: New Blood (2021) and The Dark Defender (2007).



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