Directors

by gleekout29 | created - 20 May 2019 | updated - 6 days ago | Public

1. Milo Ventimiglia

Actor | Heroes

Milo Ventimiglia is an American actor, director and producer.

Milo currently stars on the critically acclaimed drama series "This is Us." He has been nominated twice for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (2017 & 2018) and a Critic's Choice Award for Best Actor in a Drama ...

2. Tom Ford

Director | A Single Man

Tom Ford is an American fashion designer, film director, screenwriter and film producer. He gained fame as the creative director at Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent. In 2006, Ford launched his own "Tom Ford" label.

Ford directed the films A Single Man (2009) and Nocturnal Animals (2016), both films were...

3. Alex Hardcastle

Director | Parks and Recreation

Alex Hardcastle is an award-winning director of film and television, and has worked with some of the biggest names in comedy and drama including Chris Pratt, Steve Carell, Daniel Radcliffe, Will Arnett, Mindy Kaling, Christian Slater, Rebel Wilson, Jon Hamm, Amy Poehler, Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda and...

4. Mitzi Kapture

Director | The Process

Mitzi Kapture was born on May 2, 1962 in Yorba Linda, California, USA as Mitzi Gaynor Donahue. She is an actress and director, known for The Process (2017), Perfect Crime (1997) and Silk Stalkings (1991).

5. Andrew Levitas

Producer | Minamata

The New York Times declared New York University professor Andrew Levitas "has the Midas touch" when describing his continued work across multiple creative platforms. Levitas' Metalwork Installations® are widely regarded as a breakthrough in connecting photography, sculpture, and contemporary art. ...

6. Shannen Doherty

Actress | Mallrats

Shannen Doherty was born in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, on April 12, 1971, to Rosa (Wright) and John Doherty. Her father worked in a bank, while her mother owned a beauty parlor. She has an older brother, Sean. Her ancestry includes Irish, English, Scottish, and French. In 1978, at the tender age of ...

7. Dianna Agron

Actress | The Family

Dianna Elise Agron was born in Savannah, Georgia to Mary and Ronald Agron and grew up in a middle-class family in Savannah before moving to Texas and, later, San Francisco, California, because her father was a general manager for Hyatt. Dianna and her brother Jason were raised Jewish and she ...

8. Courteney Cox

Actress | Friends

Courteney Cox was born on June 15th, 1964 in Birmingham, Alabama, into an affluent Southern family. She is the daughter of Courteney (Bass) and Richard Lewis Cox (1930-2001), a businessman. She was the baby of the family with two older sisters (Virginia and Dottie) and an older brother, Richard, Jr...

9. Melissa Gilbert

Actress | Little House on the Prairie

Melissa Gilbert was born on May 8, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Melissa Ellen Gilbert. She is an actress and producer, known for Little House on the Prairie (1974), Guest Artist (2019) and Little House: Bless All the Dear Children (1984). She has been married to Timothy Busfield since ...

10. Busy Philipps

Actress | He's Just Not That Into You

Busy was born Elizabeth Jean Philipps in Illinois, US. She became interested in acting when she was in fourth grade and was always starring in school productions. In the summer, she would attend theater camp.

She is more commonly known as a television actress, getting her first break on Freaks and ...

11. Lana Parrilla

Actress | Once Upon a Time

Lana Maria Parrilla (born July 15, 1977) is an American actress. Parrilla is best known for her roles on television and radio. She was a regular cast member in the fifth season of the ABC sitcom Spin City (1996) from 2000 to 2001. She later starred in Boomtown (2002-2003), Windfall (2006), ...

12. Sarah Drew

Actress | Radio

Sarah Drew grew up on Long Island in Stony Brook, New York, the daughter of Jeannie Drew, a teacher, and Charles Drew, a pastor at Emanuel Presbyterian Church in New York City. While attending the University of Virginia, Drew began acting in plays and community theater, and received a bachelor's ...

13. Jerrika Hinton

Actress | The Roommate

Jerrika Delayne Hinton (born September 28, 1981) is an American actress, best known for her role as Stephanie Edwards in the ABC medical drama series Grey's Anatomy.

Hinton was born and raised in Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas, the daughter of Cynthia, a retired government worker, and Avaleon Hinton.

She ...

14. Mädchen Amick

Actress | Dream Lover

Born and raised in Sparks, Nevada, Mädchen Amick was encouraged by her parents to follow her own creative instincts where she learned the skill of playing the piano, bass, violin and guitar as well as being able to do tap, ballet, jazz and modern dancing. In 1987 at the age of 16, she traveled to ...

15. Kathy Bates

Actress | Misery

Multi-talented, multi-award-winning actress Kathleen (Doyle) Bates was born on June 28, 1948, and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She is the youngest of three girls born to Bertye Kathleen (Talbot), a homemaker, and Langdon Doyle Bates, a mechanical engineer. Her grandfather was author Finis L. Bates...

16. Patrika Darbo

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Patrika Darbo was born on April 6, 1948 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Babe (1995) and The 'Burbs (1989). She has been married to Rolf Darbo since December 29, 1973.

17. Beth Grant

Actress | Donnie Darko

Raised in the South, Beth Grant moved frequently as a child and enjoys claiming several towns and cities in Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina as home. She was a Page in the North Carolina Senate, attended the North Carolina Governor's School for Gifted and Talented students, and received a ...

18. Diane Keaton

Actress | Annie Hall

Diane Keaton was born Diane Hall in Los Angeles, California, to Dorothy Deanne (Keaton), an amateur photographer, and John Newton Ignatius "Jack" Hall, a civil engineer and real estate broker. She studied Drama at Santa Ana College, before dropping out in favor of the Neighborhood Playhouse in New ...

19. Angela Bassett

Actress | Strange Days

Captivating, gifted, and sensational, Angela Bassett's presence has been felt in theaters and on stages and television screens throughout the world. Angela Evelyn Bassett was born on August 16, 1958 in New York City, to Betty Jane (Gilbert), a social worker, and Daniel Benjamin Bassett, a ...

20. Jamie Lee Curtis

Actress | True Lies

Jamie Lee Curtis was born on November 22, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of legendary actors Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis. She got her big break at acting in 1978 when she won the role of Laurie Strode in Halloween (1978). After that, she became famous for roles in movies like Trading...

21. Kim Raver

Actress | 24

Kim Raver was born on March 15, 1969 in New York City, New York, USA as Kimberly Jayne Raver. She is an actress and producer, known for 24 (2001), Night at the Museum (2006) and Third Watch (1999). She has been married to Manu Boyer since July 7, 2000. They have two children.

22. Debbie Allen

Actress | Fame

Deborah Kaye Allen was born in Houston, Texas, to African-American parents, Vivian Elizabeth (Ayers), a poet and art director, and Andrew Arthur Allen, an orthodontist. As a child, Debbie, her older brother, Andrew (called Tex), and her older sister, actress Phylicia Rashad, lived in Mexico to ...

23. Ezra Miller

Actor | The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Ezra Matthew Miller was born in Wyckoff, New Jersey, to Marta (Koch), a modern dancer, and Robert S. Miller, who has worked at Workman Publishing and as former senior VP for Hyperion Books. They have two older sisters. Ezra is of Ashkenazi Jewish (father) and German-Dutch (mother) ancestry; they ...

24. Ryan Eggold

Composer | Literally, Right Before Aaron

Ryan Eggold was born on August 10, 1984 in Lakewood, California. His father is of German descent and his mother is of half Croatian and half Austrian-Jewish ancestry. Ryan's maternal grandmother was born in Vienna.

Eggold attended Santa Margarita Catholic High School, where he participated in many ...

25. Chris Colfer

Actor | Struck by Lightning

Chris Colfer is a very talented actor and vocalist who was born on May 27, 1990 in Fresno, California, USA as Christopher Paul Colfer. He is an actor, known for Glee (2009-2015), Struck by Lightning (2012), and The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell. His break out role was as Kurt Hummel in Glee, ...

26. Freddie Smith

Actor | Days of Our Lives

Freddie Smith grew up in Ashtabula, Ohio and moved to Los Angeles in the summer of 2006.

His first role on television was a co-star on the series "Medium" in 2008. Since then, Freddie has gone on to book many national commercial spots and had a recurring role on 90210. He got his big break in 2011 ...

27. Cody Fern

Actor | American Crime Story

Hailing from rural Western Australia, Cody made his auspicious stage debut as the lead in the National Theatre's production of 'War Horse'. He played David Madson on the Emmy and Golden Globe winning Limited Series: 'American Crime Story, The Assassination of Gianni Versace', Michael Langdon (The ...

28. Wes Bentley

Actor | American Beauty

Wes Bentley is an American actor who first became well-known via his role in the Oscar-winning film American Beauty (1999), in which he played the soulful, artistic next-door neighbor Ricky Fitts. He also portrayed gamemaker Seneca Crane in The Hunger Games (2012), and co-stars in Lovelace (2013) as...

29. Joseph Cross

Actor | Running with Scissors

Joseph Cross made his motion picture debut in M. Night Shyamalan's Wide Awake (1998). Cross was also seen in Strangers with Candy (2005), co-starring Amy Sedaris, Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello, and Greg Hollimon. The prequel to the Comedy Central series of the same name, the film was directed by ...

30. Dean Geyer

Actor | Glee

Dean Geyer was born in Johannesburg South Africa, into a family with two sisters. Geyer immigrated to Australia when he was 15 years old, commencing his schooling in Australia by going to Melbourne High School.

Geyer's family have a strong connection to martial arts, with members from previous and ...

31. Max Greenfield

Actor | New Girl

Max Greenfield was born on September 4, 1980 in Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for New Girl (2011), The Big Short (2015) and The Glass Castle (2017). He has been married to Tess Sanchez since August 8, 2008. They have two children.

32. Van Hansis

Actor | As the World Turns

Van Hansis was born on September 25, 1981 in North Adams, Massachusetts, USA as Evan Vanfossen Hansis. He is an actor and producer, known for As the World Turns (1956), Eastsiders (2012) and Kiss Me, Kill Me (2015).

33. Alex Pettyfer

Actor | I Am Number Four

Alexander Richard Pettyfer was born in Hertfordshire and raised in Windsor. His mother, Lee (Robinson), is an interior designer. His father, Richard Pettyfer, is a fellow actor. His parents divorced and Alex now has a younger half-brother, James, from his mother's re-marriage to a property ...

34. Pierre Fitch

Actor | Fuck Me Pierre!

Pierre Fitch was born on November 1, 1981 in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and director.

35. Rocco Reed

Actor | 2040

Rocco Reed was born on July 26, 1982 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA as Joshua Luke Broome. He is an actor and director. He has been married to Hope Broome since July 16, 2016. They have one child.

36. Chandra Wilson

Actress | Grey's Anatomy

Houston, Texas native Chandra Wilson began performing in musicals at the age of five with Theatre Under the Stars. She attended Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, and later went on to acquire her BFA in Drama from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts through which she spent four ...

37. Leslie Hope

Director | Lost in Space

Leslie Hope was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and is a dual citizen of the US and Canada. She has directed several episodes of television including Lost in Space (2018), The Order (2019), Murdoch Mysteries (2008), Van Helsing (2016), Ghost Wars (2017), and Aftermath (2016). Leslie produced ...

38. Caleb Alexander Smith

Actor | The Spearhead Effect

Caleb Alexander Smith is an actor and writer, known for The Spearhead Effect (2017), The Catch (2016) and Station 19 (2018).

39. Sterling Sulieman

Actor | Still Star-Crossed

Sterling Sulieman is an American actor from Oahu, Hawaii. While he may have attended Punahou High School like Barack Obama, he has no aspirations of becoming the President of the United States. Unless its in a Motion Picture or Television Show. Or if this whole acting career thing doesn't work out....

40. Connor Jessup

Actor | American Crime

Connor Jessup was born in Toronto, Canada. An actor since the age of eleven, he is best known for his role as Ben Mason in TNT's sci-fi series Falling Skies (2011) and as Taylor Blaine in the Emmy-winning ABC drama American Crime (2015). Other notable roles include an early stint on the Discovery ...

41. Dorothy Lyman

Actress | All My Children

Dorothy Lyman was born on April 18, 1947 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Dorothy Brightwell Lyman. She is an actress and director, known for All My Children (1970), Blow (2001) and Mama's Family (1983). She was previously married to Vincent Malle and John Tillinger.

42. Cynthia Nixon

Actress | Sex and the City 2

Cynthia Nixon was born in New York City on April 9, 1966, to Anne Elizabeth Knoll, an actress, and Walter E. Nixon, Jr., a radio journalist. She has German and English ancestry. Nixon made a memorable film debut in Little Darlings (1980). Her Broadway credits include "The Last Night of Ballyhoo," "...

43. James Franco

Actor | The Disaster Artist

Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks (1999), James Franco was born April 19, 1978 in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, a writer, artist, and actress, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. His mother is Jewish and his father was of ...

44. Ryan Murphy

Writer | Glee

Ryan Murphy was born on November 9, 1965 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Glee (2009), American Horror Story (2011) and Eat Pray Love (2010). He has been married to David Miller since July 4, 2012. They have three children.

45. Shonda Rhimes

Writer | Grey's Anatomy

Shonda Rhimes was born on January 13, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Shonda Lynn Rhimes. She is a writer and producer, known for Grey's Anatomy (2005), Scandal (2012) and Crossroads (2002).

46. Dylan McDermott

Actor | The Perks of Being a Wallflower

A Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominee, Dylan McDermott has proved his talent in film, television and theater. He was born Mark Anthony McDermott in Waterbury, Connecticut, to Diane (Marino) and Richard McDermott. Diane was 15 and Richard was 17 when Dylan was born. Richard earned money by hustling...

47. Ellen Pompeo

Actress | Grey's Anatomy

Ellen Kathleen Pompeo was born in Everett, Massachusetts, to Kathleen B. (O'Keefe) and Joseph E. Pompeo, a salesman. She is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, and some English, ancestry.

Pompeo made her major studio screen debut in Brad Silberling's Moonlight Mile (2002), starring ...

48. Preston Parker

Actor | My Grandson's Girlfriends

A native of Miami, Florida, whose contributions to the world of erotic entertainment can be found almost exclusively with Bang Productions, Preston Parker is one of the elite performers of Florida-based productions. He was born on January 27, 1980 and began his career in porn in 2004, at 24 years ...

49. Ian Scott

Actor | Baise-moi

Ian Scott was born on February 6, 1973 in France as Yannick Dambrinne. He is an actor and director, known for Baise-moi (2000).

50. Jeff Stryker

Actor | Underground

Jeff Stryker was born on August 21, 1962 in Carmi, Illinois, USA as Charles Casper Peyton. He is an actor and director.

51. Johnny Castle

Actor | Sinema

Johnny Castle was born on January 31, 1980 in New Jersey, USA as Rocco Santini. He is an actor and director.

52. Jennifer Aniston

Actress | Friends

Jennifer Aniston was born in Sherman Oaks, California, to actors John Aniston and Nancy Dow. Her father is Greek, and her mother was of English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian descent. Jennifer spent a year of her childhood living in Greece with her family. Her family then relocated to New York City ...

53. Darren Star

Writer | Sex and the City

Darren Star was born on July 25, 1961 in Potomac, Maryland, USA as Darren Bennett Star. He is a writer and producer, known for Sex and the City (1998), Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990) and Sex and the City (2008).

54. Shawn Christian

Actor | Meet Dave

A native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Shawn Christian grew up acting purely for the love of it. "Acting in and writing for talent shows and school plays was simply a small town passion until I graduated from Ferris State University." After earning a degree in Marketing Shawn left the next day to ...

55. Doug Jeffries

Director | Little Big League

Doug Jeffries was born on January 11, 1966 in Albany, New York, USA. He is an actor and director.

56. Tom Byron

Actor | Private Teacher

Thomas Bryan Taliaferro Jr. (Tom Byron) was born on April 4, 1961, in Houston, Texas. Tom grew up in Houston, in a large family of four sisters, one of whom was openly gay. The shy, soft-spoken and extremely intelligent Byron fast-tracked through high school and graduated one year early. When he ...

57. Kevin Bacon

Actor | Footloose

Kevin Norwood Bacon was born on July 8, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Ruth Hilda (Holmes), an elementary school teacher, and Edmund Norwood Bacon, a prominent architect who was on the cover of Time Magazine in November 1964.

Kevin's early training as an actor came from The Manning Street. ...

58. John Ratzenberger

Actor | Cheers

John started the improvisational duo group, "Sal's Meat Market", in Bridgeport, Connecticut with fellow actor and friend Ray Hassett. He was later affiliated with the ensemble group, "The Downtown Cabaret". Coincidentally, he was a friend of Susan Ryan, the mother of Meg Ryan. A mutual friend, also...

59. Sara Gilbert

Producer | Roseanne

Sara Gilbert was born on January 29, 1975, as Sara Rebecca Abeles at St. John's Hospital and Health Center in Santa Monica, California, to Barbara Cowan and Harold Abeles. Barbara was previously married to the late Paul Gilbert. At the age of six, when Sara saw her sister Melissa Gilbert get a star...

60. Tate Taylor

Director | The Help

Tate Taylor was born on June 3, 1969 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Help (2011), Winter's Bone (2010) and Pretty Ugly People (2008).

61. Beau Mirchoff

Actor | I Am Number Four

Beau Mirchoff was born on Friday the 13th of January, 1989, in Seattle, Washington. Two days later, he moved to his family's home in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, on Vancouver Island. His father Bill, is a podiatrist from California and his mother Kelley, is a full-time homemaker from ...

62. Kristos Andrews

Actor | The Bay

A dual citizen raised in Los Angeles and the UK, Kristos Andrews has an unprecedented track record of achievements as an actor, artist and athlete. He is a four-time Emmy® award-winning lead actor, Emmy® award-winning Director, multiple Emmy® award-winning Producer, multiple Guinness® World Record ...

63. Holly Gagnier

Actress | Scandal

Holly Gagnier has established herself as a versatile actress on both coasts, appearing on stage, screen and television. She is best-known for her long stints on Days of Our Lives (1965), in the ground-breaking role of young teen mom "Ivy Jannings", for which she won the soap opera award for ...

64. Q. Allan Brocka

Writer | Rick & Steve the Happiest Gay Couple in All the World

Q. Allan Brocka's work as a director and screenwriter spans a range of genres in television, animation, live action, documentary, commercial, and feature film. He is best known as the creator, director and showrunner of Rick & Steve the Happiest Gay Couple in All the World, a prime time animated ...

65. Charles Haid

Actor | Altered States

Charles Haid was born on June 2, 1943 in San Francisco, California, USA as Charles Maurice Haid III. He is an actor and director, known for Altered States (1980), ER (1994) and Third Watch (1999). He was previously married to Elisabeth Harmon-Haid, Deborah Richter and Penelope Windust.

66. Eugene Ko

Actor | Grey's Anatomy

Eugene Ko is an actor known for "Grey's Anatomy". Raised in Cupertino, CA, Eugene relocated to Los Angeles, CA to pursue a career in acting. He spent his high school and university years in various theater productions and commercial spots.

Eugene graduated from the University of California, Los ...

67. Jensen Ackles

Actor | Supernatural

Jensen Ross Ackles, better known as simply Jensen Ackles, was born on March 1, 1978, in Dallas, Texas, to Donna Joan (Shaffer) and actor Alan Ackles. He has English, German, and Scottish ancestry. Jensen grew up in Richardson, Texas, together with his older brother, Joshua, and a younger sister, ...

68. Thomas Dekker

Actor | Swimming with Sharks

Thomas Dekker was born to parents who possess very artistic and theatrical characteristics. His mother is an acting coach, actress, singer and concert pianist, while his father was an artist, set designer, opera singer and actor. His maternal grandfather was famed Welsh radio actor Alun Williams.

...

69. Jack Reynor

Actor | Sing Street

Jack Reynor was born on 23 January, 1992, in Longmont, Colorado, to an Irish mother. He moved to County Wicklow, Ireland, when he was two, and was raised there. In early 2010, Jack was cast in Kirsten Sheridan's Dollhouse (2012) which debuted at Berlinale 2012. In late 2011 he played the title role...

70. Dylan Fergus

Actor | Hellbent

Dylan Fergus was born on January 4, 1980 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Hellbent (2004), Floored and Lifted (2009) and To Desdemona, Love Juliet (2011).

71. Dermot Mulroney

Actor | My Best Friend's Wedding

Dermot Mulroney was born in Alexandria, Virginia, to Ellen and Michael Mulroney, a law professor at Villanova. Since being discovered at Northwestern University by a Hollywood talent agent 28 years ago, Mulroney has been seen in over 70 films. Mulroney is a classically trained cellist who began ...

72. Philip Casnoff

Actor | Strong Medicine

Philip Casnoff was born on August 3, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Philip L. Casnoff. He is an actor and director, known for Strong Medicine (2000), The Post (2017) and Sinatra (1992). He has been married to Roxanne Hart since August 7, 1983. They have two children.

73. Ricky Schroder

Actor | Black Cloud

He was born Richard Bartlett Schroder, Jr., in Staten Island, New York on April 13th, 1970. His mother, Diane Schroder was an employee at AT&T, which is also the same company that employed his father, Richard Bartlett Schroder, Sr.

Eventually working his way up to management from being a telephone ...

74. Josh Coxx

Actor | Strong Medicine

Josh Coxx is an American Actor and Director. He was born in New York City and graduated from the prestigious Actor Training Conservatory at S.U.N.Y. Purchase College alongside fellow classmate Edie Falco. His fellow alumni include Stanley Tucci, Wesley Snipes, Ving Rhames, Melissa Leo & Steven ...

75. Brendan Fehr

Actor | Roswell

Brendan Fehr was raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He and his two sisters were raised by his mother, a case manager at the Stony Mountain Correctional Institute. In Vancouver for a wedding in 1997, he dropped by Look Talent Management to inquire about quick-cash modelling assignments. Manager ...

76. Paul McGann

Actor | Alien³

Paul McGann was born on November 14, 1959 in Kensington, Liverpool, England. He is an actor, known for Alien³ (1992), The Three Musketeers (1993) and Withnail & I (1987). He has been married to Annie Milner since 1992. They have two children.

77. Lilly Melgar

Actress | The Bay

Emmy nominated Actress, & multi Emmy winning producer Lilly Melgar can be seen in the film, "NONA", directed by Michael Polish and Produced by Kate Bosworth. "NONA" is a human trafficking focused film, where Melgar stars in the supporting role of 'Madame Mariposa'.

Just released, Melgar is featured ...

78. Jessica Morris

Actress | Party of Five

Known for her portrayal of series regular Jennifer Rappaport on ABC's "One Life to Live", Jessica has cultivated her career as the leading lady in various television shows and independent films. Jessica starred in Lifetime TV's hit movie "The Wrong Teacher" and has also had strong guest starring ...

79. Paul Carafotes

Writer | Club Soda

Paul Carafotes was born on March 23, 1959 in Somerville, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Club Soda (2006), CSI: NY (2004) and Fight Club (1999).

80. Taylor Kitsch

Actor | X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Best known for his portrayal of troubled high school football star "Tim Riggins" on NBC's acclaimed television series, Friday Night Lights (2006), actor Taylor Kitsch has scored big with audiences and critics on both the big and small screens.

Taylor Kitsch was born on April 8, 1981 in Kelowna, ...

81. Gerald McCullouch

Actor | CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

After surviving a near fatal car crash while in the BFA Musical Theater program at FSU, he began his career in Atlanta before moving to New York to study with Uta Hagen. He played "Jesus" in the European tour of "Jesus Christ Superstar" and was honored by OUT Magazine as One Of The Most Compelling ...

82. Dean Cain

Actor | God's Not Dead

Dean Cain was born Dean George Tanaka in Mount Clemens, Michigan, to actress Sharon Thomas Cain and Roger Tanaka. His mother married his adoptive father, director Christopher Cain, when Dean was three. Though he grew up in Malibu and attended Santa Monica High School, his career plans favored ...

83. Kevin Alejandro

Actor | Arrow

Kevin Alejandro was born on April 7, 1976 in San Antonio, Texas, USA as Kevin Michael Alejandro. He is an actor and director, known for Arrow (2012), Southland (2009) and Bedtime Story (2018). He has been married to Leslie de Jesus Alejandro since February 14, 2004. They have one child.

84. Jeremy Sisto

Actor | Wrong Turn

Jeremy Sisto was born in Northern California, in a small town called Grass Valley. He is the son of actress Reedy Gibbs and jazz musician Dick Sisto. His film debut was in the movie Grand Canyon (1991). He studied at UCLA for a while and then started acting full time. Jeremy likes to play boccie (...

85. Peter Markle

Director | Bat*21

Peter Markle has worked extensively in features and television. His television credits include Flight 93 which gave A & E network the largest audience in its history (over 35 million have watched it since its debut). It was nominated for 6 Emmys including Best Director. It was also nominated by the...

86. Todd Waring

Actor | American Crime Story

Todd Waring was born on April 28, 1955 in Ballston Spa, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for American Crime Story (2016), Chasing Life (2014) and Scandal (2012). He has been married to Eve Gordon since November 14, 1987. They have two children.

87. Linda Lavin

Actress | Alice

Born in Portland, Maine to a musically-inclined family (her mother was once an opera singer) and on stage from the age of 5, singer/actress Linda Lavin graduated from The College of William and Mary with a theatre degree.

Linda pounded the New York pavements in the early 1960s searching for work ...

88. Tania Raymonde

Actress | Lost

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Tania Raymonde began her career on Malcolm in the Middle (2000), and is known for her portrayal of Alex Rousseau in the J.J. Abrams series Lost. She played the title role of notorious murderer Jodi Arias in the Lifetime original feature Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret...

89. Andrew Haigh

Director | 45 Years

Andrew Haigh was born on March 7, 1973 in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England. He is a director and producer, known for 45 Years (2015), Lean on Pete (2017) and Weekend (2011).

90. Ryan Fleck

Director | Half Nelson

Ryan K. Fleck is an American film director, cinematographer, editor, and screenwriter best known for directing and writing the 2006 film Half Nelson and the 2008 film Sugar. He is known for his collaborations with fellow filmmaker Anna Boden. Ryan was born in Berkeley, California and raised in ...

91. Ray Ford

Producer | a.m. Sunday

Ray Ford is an actor and producer, known for a.m. Sunday (2017), Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (2012) and Grey's Anatomy (2005).

92. T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh

Actress | In Living Color

A performer since childhood, performer, writer, producer and director T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh (Ta-Kee-ah Kristle Kee-Mah) studied theater, dance, voice, and pantomime in high school, then turned down a business scholarship to complete her studies at Florida A&M University with a degree in Theatre, ...

93. Brian Jordan Alvarez

Actor | Will & Grace

Born to a Colombian mother and an American father in New York City in 1987, Brian and his family moved to the sticks of Tennessee when he was just 4. He was raised in this rural environment, often visiting extended family in Colombia and Spain (his maternal grandfather was Spanish). Brian left home...

94. Heather Tom

Actress | The Bold and the Beautiful

Heather Tom is a 5-time Emmy Award winner and has starred as Katie Logan on CBS' The Bold and the Beautiful (1987) since 2007, where she has also directed nearly 20 episodes of the show over the past three years. In 2018, she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series ...

95. Cindy Williams

Actress | American Graffiti

Cindy Williams was born Cynthia Williams in Van Nuys, California on August 22, 1947. The Leo is 5'4" and, during her first years on Laverne & Shirley (1976), weighed a dainty 105 lbs. The brown haired, blue-eyed female was born the daughter of Francesca Bellini and Beachard Williams. Her family...

96. Lee Arenberg

Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Lee Arenberg has the remarkable ability to morph himself into frightening aliens, twisted psychotherapists, lascivious entertainment executives and everything in between. Most frequently referred to as a character actor, Arenberg maintains a flourishing acting career--almost 20 years spanning ...

97. Frank Christian Marx

Actor | Männer zum Knutschen

German-born and raised, Marx began his career in theatre in Stuttgart, Germany. After an 8 year stint in many theatre productions, he graduated to being a writer/producer and moved to Berlin to stage theatre productions and act in movies and TV.

In 2010 he founded the production company Ente Kross ...

98. Dustin Lance Black

Writer | Milk

Dustin Lance Black was born on June 10, 1974 in Sacramento, California, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Milk (2008), When We Rise (2017) and J. Edgar (2011). He has been married to Tom Daley since May 6, 2017. They have one child.

99. Terry Hughes

Director | The Golden Girls

Terry Hughes was born in the UK. He is a director and producer, known for The Golden Girls (1985), The Two Ronnies (1971) and American Playhouse (1980).

100. David Steinberg

Director | Curb Your Enthusiasm

Comedian David Steinberg, born in 1942, grew up in Winnipeg, Canada. He left home to attend the University of Chicago. The family moved to Chicago when he was a teen. It was there that he saw a performance by the Second City Chicago Troupe and it changed the course of his life. With another student...



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