Sophie’s Choice 1982 premiereby mikeseravello-41380 | created - 20 Jun 2019 | updated - 8 months ago | Public
Sunday December 5th, Cinemas 1, 2 & 3 1001 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10065
1. Kevin Kline
Actor | Wild Wild West
Kevin Kline was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Margaret and Robert Joseph Kline, who owned several stores. His father was of German Jewish descent and his mother was of Irish ancestry. After attending Indiana University in Bloomington, Kline studied at the Juilliard School in New York. In 1972, ...
2. Meryl Streep
Actress | The Devil Wears Prada
Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 21 times, and has won it three times. Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep in 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, to Mary Wolf (Wilkinson), a commercial artist, and Harry William ...
4. Carly Simon
Soundtrack | All Good Things
Carly Elisabeth Simon was born in New York City, and was raised in its Riverdale neighborhood, with two sisters and a brother. Her father, Richard L. Simon, co-founded the Simon and Schuster publishing company, and played Chopin and Beethoven on the piano. Her mother, Andrea Louise (Heinemann), was...
6. Joan Baez
Soundtrack | The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Joan Baez was the middle daughter of Albert Vinicio and Joan Bridge Baez. At age 10, her father took a job (and the family) to Baghdad, Iraq, for a year, after which they moved to Palo Alto, CA, home of Stanford University. In 1956, she bought her first guitar and heard Martin Luther King, Jr.'s ...
Writer | Sophie's Choice
William Styron was born on June 11, 1925 in Newport News, Virginia, USA as William Clark Styron. He was a writer, known for Sophie's Choice (1982), Lie Down in Darkness and Playhouse 90 (1956). He was married to Rose Burgunder. He died on November 1, 2006 in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA.
Writer | Tough Guys Don't Dance
Norman Mailer, the Brooklyn-born and -bred writer who fought for what he characterized as the "heavyweight championship" of American letters after the 1961 death of Ernest Hemingway, never came close to his dream of writing the Great American novel, but he was a colossus of American culture and ...
10. Norris Mailer
Actress | The Executioner's Song
Norris Mailer was born on January 31, 1949 in Washington, USA as Barbara Jean Davis. She was an actress, known for The Executioner's Song (1982), Ragtime (1981) and Jet Lag (1981). She was married to Norman Mailer and Larry Norris. She died on November 21, 2010 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York,...
11. Lauren Bacall
Actress | To Have and Have Not
Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske on September 16, 1924, in New York City. She was the daughter of Natalie Weinstein-Bacal, a Romanian Jewish immigrant, and William Perske, who was born in New Jersey, to Polish Jewish parents. Her family was middle-class, with her father working as a ...
12. Sam Robards
Actor | American Beauty
Sam Robards was born on December 16, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA as Sam Prideaux Robards. He is an actor and producer, known for American Beauty (1999), A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) and Awake (2007). He has been married to Sidsel Jensen since November 8, 1997. They have two children...
13. Burt Young
Actor | Rocky
Burly, talented character actor who has remained consistently busy playing "rough at the edge" type characters, often on the wrong side of the law. Young was born on April 30 1940 in New York City, the son of a high school shop teacher. He is of Italian descent. Young received his dramatic arts ...
15. James Woods
Actor | Vampires
James Howard Woods was born on April 18, 1947 in Vernal, Utah, the son of Martha A. (Smith) and Gail Peyton Woods, a U.S. Army intelligence officer who died during Woods' childhood. James is of Irish, English, and German descent. He grew up in Warwick, Rhode Island, with his mother and stepfather ...
Writer | Slaughterhouse-Five
Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was born on November 11, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Slaughterhouse-Five (1972), General Electric Theater (1953) and Back to School (1986). He was married to Jill Krementz and Jane Marie Cox. He died on April 11, 2007 in New York City, ...
19. Rita Karin
Actress | Sophie's Choice
Rita Karin was born on October 24, 1919 in Warsaw, Poland as Rita Karpinowicz. She was an actress, known for Sophie's Choice (1982), He Said, She Said (1991) and The Big Fix (1978). She was married to Norbert Horowitz. She died on September 10, 1993 in New York City, New York, USA.
21. Josh Mostel
Actor | Billy Madison
The son of Broadway and film star Zero Mostel, Joshua Mostel is every bit the "heavyweight" that his father was -- perhaps even heavier. A graduate of Brandeis University, Mostel followed his father's sizable footsteps by going on-stage. His first major film appearance was as King Herod -- complete...
24. Robin Bartlett
Actress | City of Angels
Robin Bartlett is a revered stage actress who made her film and television acting debut opposite Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Alexander and Shirley Knight in Playing for Time (1980), a CBS television film written by Arthur Miller. Bartlett gave an emotionally gripping performance as one of several female...
35. Josef Sommer
Actor | Strange Days
Josef Sommer is a classically trained stage actor who has also been a prolific performer in films. He made his debut at the age of nine in a production of "Watch on the Rhine" with the Carolina Playmakers in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He trained as an actor at the American Shakespeare Festival in...
Actor | Sophie's Choice
Günther Maria Halmer was born on January 5, 1943 in Rosenheim, Bavaria, Germany. He is an actor, known for Sophie's Choice (1982), Gandhi (1982) and Münchner Geschichten (1974). He has been married to Claudia Halmer since 1976. They have two children.
38. Alan J. Pakula
Producer | Sophie's Choice
Alan J. Pakula was born on April 7, 1928 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Alan Jay Pakula. He was a producer and director, known for Sophie's Choice (1982), All the President's Men (1976) and Presumed Innocent (1990). He was married to Hannah Pakula and Hope Lange. He died on November ...
42. Marvin Hamlisch
Composer | The Spy Who Loved Me
Musical talent ran in Marvin Hamlisch's family - his father was an accordionist, and at seven Hamlisch was the youngest student ever accepted by Manhattan's Julliard School of Music. Hamlich furthered his education by taking night classes at Queens College and working during the day as a rehearsal ...
43. Néstor Almendros
Cinematographer | Days of Heaven
One of the highest appraised contemporary cinematographers. He was born in Spain but moved to Cuba by age 18 to join his exiled anti-Franco father. In Havana, he founded a cineclub and wrote film reviews. Then, he went on to study in Rome at the Centro Sperimentale. He directed six shorts in Cuba ...
44. Evan A. Lottman
Editorial_department | Apocalypse Now
Evan A. Lottman was born on March 20, 1931 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an editor and actor, known for Apocalypse Now (1979), The Exorcist (1973) and Maximum Overdrive (1986). He was married to Eileen. He died on September 25, 2001 in New York City.