I Am Sam 2001 premiere

by mikeseravello-41380 | created - 27 May 2019 | updated - 27 May 2019 | Public

Monday December 3rd, Samuel Goldwyn Theater 8949 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

1. Sean Penn

Actor | Mystic River

Sean Penn is a powerhouse film performer capable of intensely moving work, who has gone from strength to strength during a colourful film career, and who has drawn much media attention for his stormy private life and political viewpoints.

Sean Justin Penn was born in Los Angeles, California, the ...

2. Michelle Pfeiffer

Actress | What Lies Beneath

Michelle Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, California, to Donna Jean (Taverna) and Richard Pfeiffer, a heating and air-conditioning contractor. She has an older brother and two younger sisters - Dedee Pfeiffer and Lori Pfeiffer, who both dabbled in acting and modeling but decided against making it ...

3. Tom Hanks

Producer | Cast Away

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California, to Janet Marylyn (Frager), a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an itinerant cook. His mother's family, originally surnamed "Fraga", was entirely Portuguese, while his father was of mostly English ancestry. Tom grew up in what he has ...

4. Meg Ryan

Actress | You've Got Mail

Blond-haired, blue-eyed with an effervescent personality, Meg Ryan was born Margaret Mary Emily Hyra in Fairfield, Connecticut, to Susan (Duggan), an English teacher and one-time actress, and Harry Hyra, a math teacher. She is of Ruthenian, Polish, Irish, and German ancestry ("Hyra" is a Ruthenian ...

5. Ted Danson

Actor | Cheers

Ted Danson is well known for his role as Sam Malone in the television series Cheers (1982). During the show's 11-year run, he was nominated nine times for an Emmy Award as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and won twice, in 1990 and 1993. The role also earned him a Golden Globe Award for ...

6. 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 ...

7. Matt LeBlanc

Actor | Friends

Matt LeBlanc was born on 25 July 1967 in Newton, Massachussetts. His mother, Patricia, is of Italian origin, and worked as an office manager, and his father, Paul LeBlanc, who was from a French-Canadian family, was a mechanic. After graduating from high school, he spent some time as a photo model ...

8. Dakota Fanning

Actress | War of the Worlds

Hannah Dakota Fanning was born on the 23rd of February 1994, in Conyers, Georgia, USA, to Heather Joy (Arrington) and Steven Fanning. Her mother played professional tennis, and her father, now an electronics salesman, played minor league baseball. She is of German, Irish, English, French, and ...

9. Laura Dern

Actress | Jurassic Park

Laura Dern was born on February 10, 1967 in Los Angeles, the daughter of actors Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd. Dern was exposed to movie sets and the movie industry from infancy, and obtained several bit parts as a child. Her parents divorced when Dern was two and Dern lost contact with her father for ...

10. Richard Schiff

Actor | Man of Steel

Richard was born in Bethesda, Maryland, the middle of three sons of Edward, a real estate lawyer, and Charlotte, a cable TV and publishing executive. His parents divorced when he was 12. He dropped out of high school but obtained an equivalency diploma. He tried studying at the City College of New ...

11. Loretta Devine

Actress | Crash

Equally at home on stage and on screen, award-winning actress Loretta Devine has created some of the most memorable roles in theatre, film and television.

Devine first captured national attention in the role of Lorrell, one of the three original "Dreamgirls" in Michael Bennett's classic ...

12. Mary Steenburgen

Actress | Last Vegas

Mary Steenburgen is an Academy Award-winning American actress.

She was born February 8, 1953, in Newport, Arkansas, USA. Her mother, Nellie May (Wall) Steenburgen, was a school-board secretary, and her father, Maurice H. Steenburgen, was a freight-train conductor. Her surname comes from distant ...

13. Kathleen Robertson

Actress | Scary Movie 2

Kathleen Robertson was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and launched her career in nearby Toronto, in the George Lucas-produced Maniac Mansion (1990) and continues to work with prolific producers. She transitioned from David E. Kelley's acclaimed Girls Club (2002) into Farhad Safinia's Golden ...

14. Jessie Nelson

Producer | I Am Sam

Jessie Nelson is an American producer and writer, known for her work on I Am Sam (2001), Stepmom (1998), Corrina, Corrina (1994), and The Story of us (1999). She is married to film and television series director Bryan Gordon and their daughter is actress Molly Gordon. Jessie and Molly have worked ...

15. Edward Zwick

Producer | Thirtysomething

Edward Zwick is well-known for his heroic movies that include Glory (1989), and the breathtaking works of art that include Legends of the Fall (1994). Zwick has also been known for his thoughtfulness as a director, and for his record of working with television series and other films as a producer.

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16. Marshall Herskovitz

Producer | Thirtysomething

Marshall Herskovitz was born on February 23, 1952 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Thirtysomething (1987), Traffic (2000) and Once and Again (1999). He is married to Landry Major. He was previously married to Susan Shilliday.

17. Richard Solomon

Producer | I Am Sam

Richard Solomon is known for his work on I Am Sam (2001), Conspiracy Theory (1997) and The Last Samurai (2003).

18. Kristine Johnson

Writer | I Am Sam

Kristine Johnson is a writer and producer, known for I Am Sam (2001), Throw Momma from the Train (1987) and Good Morning, Vietnam (1987).

19. David Blaine

Actor | The Great Buck Howard

David Blaine was born on April 4, 1973 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as David Blaine White. He is a producer and actor, known for The Great Buck Howard (2008), Mister Lonely (2007) and David Blaine: Real or Magic (2013).

20. Jackson Browne

Soundtrack | Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

Jackson Browne was born in Germany. His father, Clyde Jack Browne, worked for the US Army. His mother's name is Beatrice Amanda Dahl. Jackson's musical career began in the late 1960s. He played with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band before they released their first album, played with Tim Buckley, who ...

21. Naomi Campbell

Actress | Zoolander 2

Naomi Campbell was born on May 22, 1970 in Streatham, London, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Zoolander 2 (2016), To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995) and I Feel Pretty (2018).

22. Don Cheadle

Actor | Crash

Donald Frank Cheadle was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 29, 1964. His childhood found him moving from city to city with his family: mother Bettye (North), a teacher, father Donald Frank Cheadle, Sr., a clinical psychologist, sister Dawn, and brother Colin. After graduating high school in...

23. Larry David

Writer | Curb Your Enthusiasm

Larry David was born on July 2, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Lawrence Gene David. He is a writer and producer, known for Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000), Whatever Works (2009) and Seinfeld (1989). He was previously married to Laurie Lennard.

24. Benicio Del Toro

Actor | Sicario

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

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25. Jakob Dylan

Music_department | The Guardian

Jakob Dylan was born on December 9, 1969 in New York City, New York, USA as Jakob Luke Dylan. He is known for his work on The Guardian (2001), American Wedding (2003) and A Little Help (2010). He has been married to Paige Dylan since 1992. They have four children.

26. David Fincher

Director | Se7en

David Fincher was born in 1962 in Denver, Colorado, and was raised in Marin County, California. When he was 18 years old he went to work for John Korty at Korty Films in Mill Valley. He subsequently worked at ILM (Industrial Light and Magic) from 1981-1983. Fincher left ILM to direct TV commercials...

27. Ben Harper

Soundtrack | State of Play

Ben Harper was born on October 28, 1969 in Claremont, California, USA as Benjamin Chase Harper. He has been married to Jaclyn Matfus since January 1, 2015. They have one child. He was previously married to Laura Dern and Joanna.

28. Dulé Hill

Actor | Psych

Dulé Hill (whose first name is pronounced due-LAY) was born in East Brunswick, New Jersey; raised in Sayreville; and is the younger of two sons born to his Jamaican parents. His father is an entrepreneur and his mother is an educator. He began attending Marie Wildey School of Dance in East Orange, ...

29. Allison Janney

Actress | The Help

Allison Janney is an award-winning actress who has earned a solid reputation in stage productions and in many supporting roles on screen, and who more recently has become prominent by portraying one of the major characters in the popular TV series The West Wing (1999).

Entertainment Weekly magazine ...

30. Lawrence Kasdan

Writer | The Big Chill

Lawrence Kasdan was born on January 14, 1949 in Miami, Florida, USA as Lawrence Edward Kasdan. He is a writer and producer, known for The Big Chill (1983), Silverado (1985) and Wyatt Earp (1994). He has been married to Meg Kasdan since November 28, 1971. They have two children.

31. Christine Lahti

Actress | Chicago Hope

Christine Lahti was born April 4, 1950 in Birmingham, Michigan, to Elizabeth Margaret (Tabar), a painter and nurse, and Paul Theodore Lahti, a surgeon. She is of half Finnish and half Austro-Hungarian descent. She studied fine arts at Florida State University and received a bachelors degree in ...

32. Aimee Mann

Soundtrack | Magnolia

Aimee Mann is a Grammy- and Oscar-nominated singer-songwriter. She has released 9 albums including Bachelor No. 2, @#%&*! Smilers, Lost in Space, and Mental Illness in January 2017. Her work includes the soundtrack from the critically acclaimed film Magnolia. "Save Me" was later nominated for an ...

33. Amanda Peet

Actress | 2012

Amanda Peet was born and raised in New York City. She is the daughter of Penny (Levy), a social worker, and Charles Peet, a lawyer, and has an older sister. Her father was of mostly English and German ancestry, and her mother was from a Jewish family (from Germany, Russia, and Hungary). Peet's ...

34. Chris Penn

Actor | Reservoir Dogs

Christopher Shannon Penn was born on October 10, 1965 in Los Angeles, California, the third son of actress Eileen Ryan (née Annucci) and director, actor, and writer Leo Penn. His siblings are musician Michael Penn and actor Sean Penn. His father was from a Lithuanian Jewish/Russian Jewish family, ...

35. Michael Penn

Composer | Girls

Michael Penn was born on August 1, 1958 in New York City, New York, USA as Michael Daniel Penn. He is a composer, known for Girls (2012), Boogie Nights (1997) and Sunshine Cleaning (2008). He has been married to Aimee Mann since December 29, 1997. He was previously married to Kate Dornan.

36. Brett Ratner

Director | Red Dragon

Brett Ratner is one of Hollywood's most successful filmmakers. His diverse films resonate with audiences worldwide and, as director, his films have grossed over $2 billion at the global box office. Brett began his career directing music videos before making his feature directorial debut at 26 years...

37. Caroline Rhea

Actress | The Perfect Man

Caroline Rhea was born on April 13, 1964 in Westmount, Québec, Canada as Caroline Gilchrist Rhea. She is an actress and producer, known for The Perfect Man (2005), Christmas with the Kranks (2004) and Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996).

38. Charlotte Ross

Actress | Drive Angry

Born and raised in Winnetka, Illinois to Princeton and Harvard grads, it was expected that Charlotte Ross would follow in her parent's footsteps and continue in the field of education. However, falling in love with acting (and singing) in the tender years of her childhood, Charlotte had other plans...

39. Elie Samaha

Producer | Battlefield Earth

Elie Samaha was born on May 10, 1955 in Beirut, Lebanon as Elie Kheir Samaha. He is a producer, known for Battlefield Earth (2000), The Art of War (2000) and The Boondock Saints (1999). He was previously married to Tia Carrere.

40. Thomas Schlamme

Producer | The West Wing

Thomas Schlamme was born on May 22, 1950 in Houston, Texas, USA as Thomas David Schlamme. He is a producer and director, known for The West Wing (1999), Sports Night (1998) and Tracey Takes On... (1996). He has been married to Christine Lahti since September 4, 1983. They have three children.

41. Lin Shaye

Actress | Insidious

Lin attended the University of Michigan, where she was an Art History major, although acting in as many University productions as possible, including "Bye Bye Birdie" and "On The Town". After U of M, she attended Columbia University School of the Arts, and acquired a Master of Fine Arts degree in ...

42. Lauren Shuler Donner

Producer | Logan

Lauren Shuler Donner has, in the past four decades, established herself as one of the most successful and versatile producers in Hollywood. To date, her films have grossed close to $5 billion worldwide. She crossed over to Executive the very successful "Legion" for FX and "The Gifted" for FBC.

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43. David Spade

Actor | Joe Dirt

Comic brat extraordinaire David Spade was born on July 22, 1964, in Birmingham, Michigan, the youngest of three brothers. He is the son of Judith J. (Meek), a writer and editor, and Wayne M. Spade, a sales rep, and is of German, English, Irish, and Scottish descent. Raised in both Scottsdale (from ...

44. John Spencer

Actor | The West Wing

John Spencer was born John Speshock, Jr. in New York City, the only son of Mildred (Benzeroski), a homemaker and occasional waitress, and John Speshock, a truck driver. He grew up near Paterson, New Jersey, and left at age 16 to attend the Professional Children's School. In 1963, he landed a ...

45. Harry Dean Stanton

Actor | Alien

Stanton was born in West Irvine, Kentucky, to Ersel (Moberly), a cook, and Sheridan Harry Stanton, a barber and tobacco farmer. Lived in Lexington, Kentucky and graduated from Lafayette Senior High School with the class of 1944. Drafted into the Navy, he served as a cook in the U.S. Navy during ...

46. Hunter S. Thompson

Writer | Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Hunter S. Thompson was born on July 18, 1937 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Hunter Stockton Thompson. He was married to Anita Thompson and Sondi Wright. He died on February 20, 2005 in Aspen, Colorado, USA.

47. Lars Ulrich

Actor | Get Him to the Greek

Lars Ulrich was born on December 26, 1963 in Gentofte, Denmark. He has been married to Jessica Miller since 2015. He was previously married to Skylar Satenstein and Debbie Jones.

48. Rita Wilson

Actress | Jingle All the Way

Rita Wilson was born on October 26, 1956 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Margarita Ibrahimoff. She is an actress and producer, known for Jingle All the Way (1996), Sleepless in Seattle (1993) and Now and Then (1995). She has been married to Tom Hanks since April 30, 1988. They have two children.

49. Robin Wright

Actress | Beowulf

Robin Gayle Wright was born in Dallas, Texas, to Gayle (Gaston), a national director at Mary Kay, and Freddie Wright, a pharmaceutical executive. She grew up in San Diego, California. She started her professional career as a model in 1980 at age 14, and worked both in Paris and Japan. After ...

50. Hans Zimmer

Composer | Gladiator

German-born composer Hans Zimmer is recognized as one of Hollywood's most innovative musical talents. He featured in the music video for The Buggles' single "Video Killed the Radio Star", which became a worldwide hit and helped usher in a new era of global entertainment as the first music video to ...

51. Kimberly Scott

Actress | The Abyss

Kimberly Scott was born on December 11, 1961 in Kingsville, Texas, USA as Kimberly Aileen Scott. She is an actress, known for The Abyss (1989), Flatliners (1990) and Falling Down (1993).

52. Jane Seymour

Actress | Live and Let Die

Jane Seymour was born as Joyce Penelope Wilhelmina Frankenberg in 1951 in Middlesex, England, to a nurse mother and gynaecologist/obstetrician father. She is of Polish Jewish (father) and Dutch (mother) descent. She adopted the acting name of "Jane Seymour" when she entered show business as it was ...

53. Ted Demme

Director | Blow

Ted Demme was born on October 26, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA as Edward Demme. He was a director and producer, known for Blow (2001), Beautiful Girls (1996) and A Decade Under the Influence (2003). He was married to Amanda Scheer-Demme. He died on January 13, 2002 in Santa Monica, ...

54. Stanley DeSantis

Actor | Rush Hour

Stanley DeSantis was born on July 6, 1953 in Roslyn, Long Island, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Rush Hour (1998), I Am Sam (2001) and Candyman (1992). He died on August 9, 2005 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

55. Zach Braff

Actor | Garden State

Zach Braff was born and raised in South Orange, New Jersey, to Anne Hutchinson (Maynard), a clinical psychologist, and Harold Irwin Braff, a trial attorney. His father is from Russia and Austria, while Zach's mother, who is from a family with deep roots in New England. Zach attended Columbia High ...

56. Garry Shandling

Writer | The Larry Sanders Show

Garry Shandling was born on November 29, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Garry Emmanuel Shandling. He was a writer and actor, known for The Larry Sanders Show (1992), It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014). He died on March 24, 2016 in Los Angeles, ...

57. Danny Masterson

Actor | That '70s Show

Danny Masterson was born on March 13, 1976 in Long Island, New York, USA as Daniel Peter Masterson. He is an actor and producer, known for That '70s Show (1998), Dracula 2000 (2000) and Face/Off (1997). He has been married to Bijou Phillips since October 18, 2011. They have one child.

58. David E. Kelley

Writer | The Practice

David Kelley might be described as living the American Dream, 1990s' style: write a screenplay, move to Hollywood, make millions and marry a movie star. A former Boston lawyer, in the last decade, he switched careers to become a successful television producer whose shows are recognized for their ...

59. Evan Rachel Wood

Actress | Thirteen

Evan Rachel Wood was born September 7, 1987, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her father, Ira David Wood III, is a theatre actor, writer and director, and her mother, Sara Wood, is an actress and acting coach. She has two older brothers--Dana Wood, a musician, and Ira David Wood IV, who has also acted. ...

60. Sheila Kelley

Actress | One Fine Day

When Sheila Kelley starred in and produced the film, Dancing at the Blue Iguana (2000), she prepared for the role of "Stormy" by learning how to striptease and pole dance. As a result, her body became long, lean and fit. She decided to take her knowledge of ballet, exercise and exotic dancing and ...

61. Meredith Deane

Actress | Once and Again

Meredith Deane was born on August 9, 1989 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Once and Again (1999), 28 Days (2000) and Law & Order (1990).

62. Nick Lachey

Actor | Bewitched

Nick Lachey was born on November 9, 1973 in Harlan, Kentucky, USA as Nicholas Scott Lachey. He is an actor and writer, known for Bewitched (2005), Taking the Stage (2009) and Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica (2003). He has been married to Vanessa Lachey since July 15, 2011. They have three children. ...

63. Rhona Mitra

Actress | Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

Mitra was born in Paddington, London, England, the daughter of Nora Downey and Anthony Mitra, a cosmetic surgeon. She has an older and a younger brother. Her father is of Bengali Indian and English descent, and her mother is Irish. In 1984, when Mitra was eight, her parents divorced, and she was ...

64. Dedee Pfeiffer

Actress | Falling Down

Dedee Pfeiffer was born on January 1, 1964 in Midway City, California, USA as Dorothy Diane Pfeiffer. She is an actress and producer, known for Falling Down (1993), Cybill (1995) and The Allnighter (1987). She was previously married to Kevin Ryan, Santiago A. Gomez and Gregory Fein.

66. Coby Brown

Soundtrack | Nothing But the Truth

Coby Brown has been married to Ever Carradine since October 1, 2005. They have two children.

67. Luke Goss

Actor | Hellboy II: The Golden Army

Luke Goss started his acting career playing 'Danny Zuko' in the smash hit musical Grease, on London's West End, and later toured with the production throughout the United Kingdom. He established himself as a screen actor in 2002 with performances in two very different features: David Goyer's ...

68. Eileen Ryan

Actress | Feast

Eileen Ryan was born on October 15, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA as Eileen Rose Annucci. She is an actress, known for Feast (2005), Parenthood (1989) and Eight Legged Freaks (2002). She was previously married to Leo Penn.

69. Santiago Gomez

Transportation_department | Night on Earth

70. Hopper Penn

Actor | War Machine

Hopper Penn was born on August 6, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Hopper Jack Penn. He is an actor and producer, known for War Machine (2017), Puppy Love (2020) and Flag Day.

71. Brad Silverman

Actor | I Am Sam

Brad Silverman was born on May 16, 1966 in Glendale, California, USA. He is an actor, known for I Am Sam (2001), Quantum Leap (1989) and Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000).

72. Joseph Rosenberg

Actor | I Am Sam

Joseph Rosenberg was born in Uruguay. He is an actor, known for I Am Sam (2001), Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000) and Becoming Sam (2002).



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