"Murder, She Wrote" guest starsby raisleygordon | created - 12 Jun 2016 | updated - 27 Jun 2016 | Public
1. Bruce Abbott
Actor | Re-Animator
While still in his teens, Bruce Abbott discovered the thrill and fulfillment of acting, and followed his dreams to Hollywood. Over the past 20 years, he's made a name for himself as a Dark Prince, excelling in roles that show the duality of human nature in such films as Re-Animator (1985) and ...
2. Philip Abbott
Actor | Sweet Bird of Youth
Philip Abbott was born March 21, 1924 in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA as Philip Abbott Alexander. He was an actor and director, known for his roles in The F.B.I. (1965), Quincy M.E. (1976), Sweet Bird of Youth (1962), Columbo (1971), and The Young and the Restless (1973), among many other productions. He...
3. Ray Abruzzo
Actor | The Sopranos
Ray Abruzzo was born on August 12, 1954 in Queens, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Sopranos (1999), Transparent (2014) and The Practice (1997).
4. James Acheson
Actor | Strange Days
James Acheson is known for Strange Days (1995), Godfather of Harlem (2019) and Assassination (1987).
5. Sharon Acker
Actress | Happy Birthday to Me
Although she was presented in 1969 the first Film Star of Tomorrow by The Motion Picture Exhibitors of Canada, the status of Sharon Acker as a star never materialized. Not that she was inactive, quite the opposite, but she worked almost only for TV and appeared only in a few undistinguished movie ...
6. David Ackroyd
Actor | The Dark Secret of Harvest Home
Veteran stage and TV actor David Ackroyd was born on May 30, 1940 in Orange, New Jersey, the son of Arthur, an insurance adjuster, and Charlotte (nee Henderson) Ackroyd. He studied at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania where he received his BA in 1962 as a ROTC student. Following his graduation he...
7. Jay Acovone
Actor | Lethal Weapon
Jay Acovone is a versatile actor who is best known for his ability to play authoritative characters such as Mafia bosses, villains, police/military, and lawyers. He was born in NYC; his parents later moved to Mahopac, NY, where he graduated from Mahopac High School. While he was always an avid ...
8. Deborah Adair
Actress | Days of Our Lives
Deborah Adair was born in Lynchburg, Virginia on May 23, 1952 to a father who was a Navy officer and a mother who was a Spanish teacher. She grew up with her brother Ashley and sister Ann. Her major influences were her mother and grandmother who always taught her to have confidence and ...
9. Edie Adams
Actress | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
The scintillating, sultry-eyed blonde (formerly a redhead) star of screen, TV and award-winning stage went on to become best known, however, for her sensual delivery pitching cigars in taunting '60s ads and commercials with her Mae Westian come-on line "Why don't you pick one up and smoke it ...
10. Julie Adams
Actress | Creature from the Black Lagoon
Betty May Adams was the daughter of a travelling Iowa cotton buyer with a penchant for alcohol. Growing up in Arkansas, Betty expressed an early interest in acting and made her performing debut in a third grade play of "Hansel and Gretel." Beautiful, talented and determined, the freshly minted '...
11. Mason Adams
Actor | Son in Law
Mason Adams was well known for playing Pepper Young on the popular radio soap opera series Pepper Young's Family throughout the 1940 and 1950s. He was also heard on most of the successful radio programs during radio's "Golden Age." In the 1970s, Adams was frequently heard on Himan Brown's CBS ...
12. R.J. Adams
Writer | The Christmas Quilt
R.J. Adams is an award-winning Actor, Director, Producer and Documentary Film maker and is widely known for his work as a Film/TV Acting Coach. He is the founder and co-owner of The Actors Workshop of North Hollywood and Orange County considered by many as two of the most sought after acting ...
13. Jenny Agutter
Actress | An American Werewolf in London
Jenny Agutter was born on December 20, 1952, in Taunton, Somerset, England, UK. The daughter of an army officer, she spent her childhood traveling and living in different countries. Her film career began at the age of 12 in East of Sudan (1964), which was quickly followed by The Magical World of ...
14. Claude Akins
Actor | Battle for the Planet of the Apes
Broad-shouldered and beefy Claude Akins had wavy black hair, a deep booming voice and was equally adept at playing sneering cowardly villains as he was at portraying hard-nosed cops. The son of a police officer, Akins never seemed short of work and appeared in nearly 100 films and 180+ TV episodes ...
15. Eddie Albert
Actor | Roman Holiday
A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Eddie Albert was a circus trapeze flier before becoming a stage and radio actor. He made his film debut in 1938 and has worked steadily since, often cast as the friendly, good-natured buddy of the hero but occasionally being cast as a villain; one of his ...
16. Edward Albert
Actor | Butterflies Are Free
The only son of Green Acres (1965) star Eddie Albert and Mexican actress/dancer Margo, Edward Laurence Albert managed to come out from under his father's strong shadow and make a gallant showing of his own as a gifted thespian. Born in Los Angeles on February 20, 1951, Edward's multi-cultural ...
17. Norman Alden
Actor | Back to the Future
Born Norman Adelberg in 1924, he served in the Army during World War II. At the end of the conflict he had the opportunity to benefit from the GI Bill program meant to help returning soldiers to start or resume studying. That is how, while attending Texas Christian University, he discovered on the ...
18. Frank Aletter
Actor | Tora! Tora! Tora!
For someone who goes only to movie theaters, Frank Aletter is a total stranger. It is true that the actor appeared in no more than a handful of theatrical films (Gerhart in Mister Roberts (1955), a commanding officer in Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), Leigh Jensen in Private School (1983)...). But for a ...
19. Kristian Alfonso
Actress | Days of Our Lives
Kristian Alfonso was born on September 5, 1963 in Brockton, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Joshua Tree (1993) and MacGyver (1985). She has been married to Danny Daggenhurst since October 6, 2001. They have one child. She was previously married to Simon ...
20. Ana Alicia
Actress | Halloween II
Ana Alicia Ortiz Torres is a Mexican actress, she was born in Mexico City, Mexico on December 12, 1956. Ana Alicia became the third of four children to Carlos Celestino Ortiz and Alicia Torres Ortiz. Her parents were hotel agents in Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico. She grew up between Acapulco, Mexico ...
21. Tyrees Allen
Actor | RoboCop
Tyrees Allen was born on July 31, 1954 in Salina, Kansas, USA. He is an actor, known for RoboCop (1987), The Perfect Host (2010) and Alias (2001).
22. Christopher Allport
Actor | To Live and Die in L.A.
Christopher Allport was born on June 17, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for To Live and Die in L.A. (1985), Queen (1993) and Jack Frost (1997). He was previously married to Susan Elizabeth Hayden and Carolyn Jones. He died on January 25, 2008 in Wrightwood, San ...
23. June Allyson
Actress | Executive Suite
American leading lady whose sweet smile and sunny disposition made her the prototypical girl-next-door of American movies of the 1940s. Raised in semi-poverty in Bronx neighborhoods by her divorced mother, Allyson (nee Ella Geisman) was injured in a fall at age eight and spent four years confined ...
24. Ed Ames
Actor | Daniel Boone
Born Malden, Massachusetts on July 9, 1927 (real name Urick), Ed, Vic Ames, Gene Ames and Joe Ames were sons of Ukrainian Jewish parents and four of nine children. They were very poor but Ed attended Boston Public Latin School along with brother Joe. The singing group, The Ames Brothers, was formed...
25. John Amos
Actor | Coming to America
A native of New Jersey and son of a mechanic, African-American John Amos has relied on his imposing build, eruptive nature and strong, forceful looks to obtain acting jobs, and a serious desire for better roles to earn a satisfying place in the annals of film and TV. He has found it a constant ...
26. John Anderson
Actor | Psycho
A tall, sinewy, austere-looking character actor with silver hair, rugged features and a distinctive voice, John Robert Anderson appeared in hundreds of films and television episodes. Immensely versatile, he was at his best submerging himself in the role of historical figures (he impersonated ...
27. Melissa Sue Anderson
Actress | Little House on the Prairie
Melissa Sue Anderson was very much like her most famous character role, of eldest child & sister, Mary Ingalls -- a quiet, slightly shy girl who would rather read a book than climb a tree. Her show business career got started, when a dance teacher urged her parents to find an agent for her. She ...
28. Melody Anderson
Actress | Flash Gordon
Melody Anderson was born on December 3, 1955 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She is an actress, known for Flash Gordon (1980), Speed Zone (1989) and Dead & Buried (1981).
29. Michael Anderson Jr.
Actor | Logan's Run
Michael Anderson Jr. was born on August 6, 1943 in Hillingdon, Middlesex, England, UK. He is an actor, known for Logan's Run (1976), The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) and The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965).
30. Richard Anderson
Actor | Paths of Glory
Richard Anderson appeared in high school plays, served a hitch in the Army and, upon his discharge, began doing summer stock, radio work, a movie bit part (a wounded soldier in Twelve O'Clock High (1949)) and all the other minor jobs required of your basic struggling actor. He did comedy scenes on a...
31. Sam Anderson
Actor | Forrest Gump
Sam Anderson was born on April 2, 1947 in South Dakota, USA. He is an actor, known for Forrest Gump (1994), Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992) and Water for Elephants (2011). He has been married to Barbara Ann Hancock since August 17, 1985. They have two children.
32. Tige Andrews
Actor | The Mod Squad
Tige Andrews was born on March 19, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Mod Squad (1968), The Detectives (1959) and Mister Roberts (1955). He was previously married to Norma Thornton and Josephine Bernice Phillips. He died on January 27, 2007 in Encino, California,...
33. Vanessa Angel
Actress | Kingpin
British-born Vanessa Angel began her career at age 14 as a model, when she was discovered by world-renowned agent, Eileen Ford. She gained much life experience by traveling the world, relocating to New York and appearing on many magazine covers, including "Vogue" and "Cosmopolitan". Her transition ...
34. Michael Ansara
Actor | The Message
Born in a small village in Syria, Michael Ansara came to the United States with his American parents at the age of two, living in New England, until the family's relocation to California ten years later. He entered Los Angeles City College with the intention of becoming a doctor, but got ...
35. Susan Anspach
Actress | Five Easy Pieces
Susan Anspach was born on November 23, 1942 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Five Easy Pieces (1970), Play It Again, Sam (1972) and Blume in Love (1973). She was previously married to Sherwood Ball and Mark Goddard. She died on April 2, 2018 in Los Angeles, ...
36. Susan Anton
Actress | Cannonball Run II
Susan Anton has been recognized as a multi-talented international star for more than 35 years in television, film, theater, and concert venues. She was nominated for a Golden Globe in her first film outing, Goldengirl (1979), and was soon thereafter signed by NBC to star in her own variety show, ...
37. Kerry Armstrong
Actress | Lantana
Kerry Armstrong was born on January 3, 1958 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She is an actress, known for Lantana (2001), SeaChange (1998) and Razzle Dazzle (2007).
38. Lucie Arnaz
Actress | The Jazz Singer
Lucie Arnaz was born on July 17, 1951 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for The Jazz Singer (1980), Here's Lucy (1968) and Smoking Nonsmoking (2011). She has been married to Laurence Luckinbill since June 22, 1980. They have three children. She was ...
39. Maureen Arthur
Actress | How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Maureen Arthur was born on April 15, 1934 in San Jose, California, USA as Maureen Louise Arthur. She was an actress and singer, she appeared onstage on Broadway and in such films as How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967), The Love God? (1969), and How to Commit Marriage (1969).
40. Cheryl Arutt
Self | Access Hollywood
Cheryl Arutt is an American actress who has appeared in commercials, print, soaps, TV movies and feature films. She was discovered when she accompanied her mother at age two to lunch with a friend who worked at Ted Bates Advertising Agency in New York City; the casting director convinced her mother...
41. Daphne Ashbrook
Actress | Doctor Who
Daphne Ashbrook was born on January 30, 1963 in Long Beach, California, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Doctor Who: The Movie (1996), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and JAG (1995).
42. Elizabeth Ashley
Actress | Happiness
Award-winning actress Elizabeth Ashley can always be counted on to give her all. Grand in style, exotic in looks, divinely outgoing in personality and an engaging interpreter of Tennessee Williams' florid Southern-belles on stage, she was born Elizabeth Ann Cole on August 30, 1939, in Ocala, ...
43. Luke Askew
Actor | Easy Rider
Tall and rangy, usually sporting long mangy hair, and frequently projecting a strong and intense on-screen presence, character actor Luke Askew made a potent and lasting impression playing a substantial volume of mean and fearsome villains in both motion pictures and television shows alike in a ...
44. Armand Asselin
Actor | That's Life
Armand Asselin is known for That's Life (2000), Hunter (1984) and Gabriel's Fire (1990).
45. John Astin
Actor | The Frighteners
Dark haired, usually mustachioed US actor with a cheeky grin who achieved pop culture status through his portrayal of the kooky patriarch "Gomez Addams" in the hit TV series The Addams Family (1964), John Astin was born March 30, 1930, in Baltimore, MD. He attended Johns Hopkins University and ...
46. William Atherton
Actor | Die Hard
William Atherton's career has spanned motion pictures, Broadway and television. He first achieved international recognition as the leading man in Steven Spielberg's debut feature The Sugarland Express (1974), and next starred in John Schlesinger's The Day of the Locust (1975), Robert Wise's The ...
47. Rene Auberjonois
Actor | Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
René Murat Auberjonois was born on June 1, 1940 in New York City, to Princess Laure Louise Napoléone Eugénie Caroline (Murat), who was born in Paris, and Fernand Auberjonois, who was Swiss-born. René was born into an already artistic family, which included his grandfather, a well-known Swiss ...
48. Sherman Augustus
Actor | Virus
Sherman Augustus was born in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Virus (1999), The Foreigner (2003) and Colors (1988).
49. Teri Austin
Actress | Knots Landing
Teri Austin was born on April 17, 1957 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Knots Landing (1979), Raising Cain (1992) and The Vindicator (1986).
50. Erick Avari
Actor | Mr. Deeds
Erick Avari was born on April 13, 1952 in Darjeeling, India. His credits include leading roles in films from Kevin Reynolds' cult classic The Beast of War (1988) to commercial megahits such as Stargate (1994), Independence Day (1996), The Mummy (1999) and Planet of the Apes (2001). His comedic ...
51. Margaret Avery
Actress | The Color Purple
Slender, attractive actress Margaret Avery, spellbinding in her role of Shug in Steven Spielberg's The Color Purple (1985), is certainly no "one-hit wonder". Although filmgoers may be able to trace her back only to that once-in-a-lifetime part, Margaret has been a talented player on the large and ...
52. Hoyt Axton
Actor | Gremlins
Hoyt Axton was born on March 25, 1938 in Duncan, Oklahoma, USA. He was an actor and composer, known for Gremlins (1984), Forrest Gump (1994) and The Big Chill (1983). He was previously married to Deborah Hawkins, Donna "Bambi" Roberts, Kathryn Roberts and Mary Sanino. He died on October 26, 1999 in...
53. Candice Azzara
Actress | Catch Me If You Can
Candice Azzara was born on May 18, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Catch Me If You Can (2002), Fatso (1980) and Easy Money (1983).
54. Barbara Babcock
Actress | Far and Away
Barbara Babcock was born on February 27, 1937 in Junction City, Kansas, USA. She is an actress, known for Far and Away (1992), Space Cowboys (2000) and Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993). She was previously married to Jay Sheffield.
55. Jane Badler
Actress | Virtual Revolution
Jane Badler, the American and Australian actress best known for her role as the evil reptilian Visitor leader "Diana" in the NBC mini-series V (1983), its sequel V: The Final Battle (1984), the subsequent TV series V (1984), and the last season of the latest series V (2009), was born on the last ...
56. Max Baer Jr.
Actor | The Beverly Hillbillies
The son of former heavyweight boxing champion Max Baer, Max Baer Jr. is a classic (except probably to him) example of Hollywood typecasting. Known around the world as "Jethro Bodine" in the smash TV series The Beverly Hillbillies (1962), Baer did not find work as an actor in Hollywood for three ...
57. G.W. Bailey
Actor | Police Academy
George William Bailey was born on August 27, 1944 in Port Arthur, Texas. Although Bailey started college at Lamar University in Beaumont, he eventually transferred to Texas Tech University in Lubbock. He did not complete his studies. He worked at local theater companies during the mid 1960s until ...
58. Barbara Bain
Actress | Mission: Impossible
Barbara Bain was born in Chicago, graduating from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology. She then relocated to New York City where she gained work as a dancer and high-fashion model. Ms. Bain studied with Martha Graham, permanently cementing her love of dance; however, it...
59. Carroll Baker
Actress | Baby Doll
Carroll Baker was born on May 28, 1931 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, the daughter of a traveling salesman, William W. Baker. She attended community college for a year and then worked as a dancer and magician's assistant. After a brief marriage, she had a small part in Easy to Love (1953), did TV ...
60. Diane Baker
Actress | Marnie
Actress with a notable career in films and television. Born and raised in Hollywood, she moved to New York at eighteen to study acting with Charles Conrad and ballet with Nina Fonaroff. She continued her training in Los Angeles at the Estelle Harman Workshop, securing a contract with Twentieth ...
61. Ray Baker
Actor | Animal Kingdom
Ray Baker was born in Omaha, grew up in Colorado, and graduated from the University of Denver. In 1970 he moved to the East Coast, and began his acting career doing improvisational theater in Boston and New York. During 19 years in New York City, he appeared on Broadway in such productions as "...
62. Ina Balin
Actress | From the Terrace
Brooklyn-native actress Ina Balin (née Rosenberg) was born on November 12, 1937, into a Jewish family of entertainers. Her parents were Betty (nee Friedman) and Sam Rosenberg, who divorced when she was 9 years old. Her father was a dancer/singer/comedian who worked the Borscht Belt. He later quit ...
63. Martin Balsam
Actor | All the President's Men
Martin Henry Balsam was born on November 4, 1919 in the Bronx, New York City, to Lillian (Weinstein) and Albert Balsam, a manufacturer of women's sportswear. He was the first-born child. His father was a Russian Jewish immigrant, and his mother was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents. ...
64. Talia Balsam
Actress | Mad Men
Talia Balsam was born in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Mad Men (2007), Divorce (2016) and No Strings Attached (2011). She has been married to John Slattery since December 30, 1998. They have one child. She was previously married to George Clooney.
65. Jack Bannon
Actor | Little Big Man
Jack Bannon was born on June 14, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Little Big Man (1970), L.A. Heat (1996) and Hard Vice (1994). He was previously married to Ellen Travolta and Kathleen Larkin. He died on October 25, 2017 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, USA.
66. Adrienne Barbeau
Actress | Escape from New York
Adrienne Jo Barbeau is an American actress and author best known for her roles on the sitcom Maude (1972) and in horror films, especially those directed by John Carpenter, with whom she was once married. She was born on June 11, 1945 in Sacramento, California, the daughter of an executive for Mobil...
67. Joanna Barnes
Actress | Auntie Mame
Joanna Barnes was an American actress and novelist and journalist. Barnes was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She moved to Los Angeles, California soon after finishing her education, and took up a contract with Columbia Pictures. She had roles in more than twenty films and made guest appearances on ...
68. Priscilla Barnes
Actress | Jane the Virgin
Though probably not to her liking, actress Priscilla Barnes is best known for her bittersweet replacement of TV goddess Suzanne Somers during the tension-riddled times of the popular ABC slapstick comedy series, Three's Company (1976) -- bittersweet in that although the lovely, stringy-framed ...
69. Gene Barry
Actor | The War of the Worlds
With effortless class and elegant charm Gene Barry took '50s and '60s TV by storm, after a rather lackluster start on the musical stage and in films. Born Eugene Klass in New York City on June 14, 1919, to Martin (an amateur violinist), and Eva (an amateur singer), he showed a gift at an early age ...
70. Neill Barry
Actor | Amityville 3-D
Born to P.J. Barry and Dolores Du Bois on November 29th 1965 in New York, New York, USA, Neill made his screen debut at the tender young age of 13 in the 'Martin Davidson' comedy Hero at Large (1980), opposite _"Three's Company"_ star John Ritter and a very youthful Kevin Bacon. Next came along the...
71. Patricia Barry
Actress | Sea of Love
Patricia received her first break into acting very soon after she graduated from Stephens College in the mid 1940s. Almost immediately after graduating, she received a contract from Columbia Pictures. They recognized that she had the rare combination of beauty, grace and intelligence that would ...
72. Eddie Barth
Actor | Fame
Eddie Barth was born on September 29, 1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Fame (1980), Babe: Pig in the City (1998) and Bananas (1971). He was previously married to Sally Hada. He died on May 28, 2010 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
73. Bonnie Bartlett
Actress | V
Bonnie Bartlett grew up in Moline, Illinois. Her father E.E. was a failed Shakespearean actor who became an insurance salesman. Her mother Carrie was a homemaker. At an early age, Bonnie became determined to fulfill her father's failed acting career. She went to Northwestern University to study ...
74. Emory Bass
Actor | 1776
Emory Bass was born on August 12, 1925 in Valdosta, Georgia, USA. He was an actor, known for 1776 (1972), Dark Shadows (1966) and Kojak (1973). He died on March 4, 2015 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
75. Patrick Bauchau
Actor | Panic Room
Patrick Nicolas Jean Sixte Ghislain Bauchau was born in Brussels, Belgium. His father, Henry Bauchau, is a noted author, psychoanalyst, and philosopher, while his mother was an educator who also helped operate a publishing company. Coming from an intellectual family, it's not surprising that ...
76. Belinda Bauer
Actress | RoboCop 2
Belinda Bauer was born Belinda Jane Taubman on June 13, 1950 in Australia. Her family managed Taubman Paints, the country's largest paint manufacturing company. She competed as Belinda Taubman in several beauty contests in Sydney, New South Wales. Starting her career as a ballet dancer and later ...
77. Barbara Baxley
Actress | Nashville
Barbara Angie Rose Baxley was born on New Year's Day 1923 to Emma A. & C. Bert Baxley in Porterville, CA. She was the youngest of their two daughters and was named after her grandmothers; Angie Sibley-Tyler and Iva Matilda Rose-Baxley. Barbara attended and graduated with honors from the University ...
78. Frances Bay
Actress | Blue Velvet
Cute, tiny, and prolific little old lady character actress Frances Bay worked constantly in both films and TV shows alike after making her debut at the age of 59 in life with a small part in the comedy Foul Play (1978) in 1978.
She frequently portrayed eccentric elderly women and good-hearted ...
79. Lawrence Bayne
Actor | Nikita
Lawrence Bayne is an actor of Scottish and Cree descent known for his roles in film, music videos, television series and as a voiceover actor for animation and video games. As an announcer and narrator, he has presented awards, commentated sporting events and documentaries for CBC Radio, the ...
80. Gary Beach
Actor | The Producers
Tony winner ("The Producers") and popular Broadway veteran Gary Beach is a native of Alexandria, Virginia and a graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts. He and his partner, Jeff Barnett, live in New York City.
Beach received the 2001 Tony Award, as well as the Drama Desk and Outer Critics ...
81. Orson Bean
Actor | Being John Malkovich
Orson Bean, the American actor, television personality and author, was born Dallas Frederick Burrows on July 22, 1928 in Burlington, Vermont to George Frederick Burrows, a policeman who later went on to become the chief of campus police at Harvard University, and the former Marion Ainsworth Pollard...
82. Ned Beatty
Actor | Network
Stocky, genial-looking supporting actor Ned Beatty was once hailed by Daily Variety as the "busiest actor in Hollywood."
Ned Thomas Beatty was born in Louisville, Kentucky, to Margaret (Fortney) and Charles William Beatty. He grew up fishing and working on farms. His hometown of St. Matthews, ...
83. John Beck
Actor | Rollerball
John Beck was born on January 28, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for Rollerball (1975), Sleeper (1973) and Black Day Blue Night (1995). He has been married to Tina Carter since April 24, 1971. They have four children.
84. Michael Beck
Actor | The Warriors
Michael Beck was born on February 4, 1949 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor, known for The Warriors (1979), Xanadu (1980) and Megaforce (1982). He has been married to Carolyn Louise Brendel since September 1980. They have two children.
85. Tony Becker
Actor | Tour of Duty
Born in Los Angeles, California in 1963, Tony Becker is the son of Pasadena Playhouse alumni Kenneth Becker and Patti Kane . Tony's dad had the first on-screen fight with Elvis Presley in Loving You (1957) and his mom was Sandra Dee's best friend in the original Gidget (1959) . Becker's first TV ...
86. Brian Bedford
Actor | Nixon
Brian Bedford was born on February 16, 1935 in Morley, Yorkshire, England, UK. He was an actor and director, known for Nixon (1995), Robin Hood (1973) and Grand Prix (1966). He was previously married to Tim MacDonald. He died on January 13, 2016 in Santa Barbara, California, USA.
87. Noah Beery Jr.
Actor | The Rockford Files
Familiar and well-liked character actor of very different persona than either his father, Noah Beery, or his uncle, Wallace Beery. He attended Harvard Military Academy but managed to make a number of appearances on film and on stage with his father before adulthood. At age 19, he began playing ...
88. Jason Beghe
Actor | The Next Three Days
Jason Beghe was born on March 12, 1960 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Next Three Days (2010), Thelma & Louise (1991) and Monkey Shines (1988). He was previously married to Angie Janu.
89. Briony Behets
Actress | Long Weekend
Briony Behets was born on July 21, 1951 in London, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Long Weekend (1978), The Trespassers (1976) and Families (1990).
90. Sam Behrens
Actor | Sunset Beach
Sam Behrens was born on July 24, 1950 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Sunset Beach (1997), Knots Landing (1979) and Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006). He has been married to Shari Belafonte since December 31, 1989. He was previously married to Dale Kristien.
91. Christine Belford
Actress | Christine
Christine Belford was born on January 14, 1949 in Amityville, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Christine (1983), Outlaws (1986) and Battlestar Galactica (1978). She has been married to Nicholas Pryor since July 1993.
92. Ned Bellamy
Actor | Blonde
Ned was born in Dayton, Ohio to Bill and Nelle Bellamy. After spending his childhood in Joplin, Missouri, the family moved to La Jolla, California. Mark, his brother, is the U.S. Ambassador to Kenya. Anne, his sister, is president of African Travel in Los Angeles. After graduating from UCLA, Ned ...
93. Kathleen Beller
Actress | The Godfather Part II
Kathleen Beller was born on February 19, 1956 in Westchester County, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for The Godfather Part II (1974), Dynasty (1981) and The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982). She has been married to Thomas Dolby since July 2, 1988. They have three children. She was previously ...
94. Pamela Bellwood
Actress | Airport '77
Pamela Bellwood was born on June 26, 1944 in the USA. She is an actress, known for Airport '77 (1977), Dynasty (1981) and Serial (1980). She has been married to Nik Wheeler since December 30, 1984. She was previously married to Peter L Bellwood.
95. Robert Beltran
Actor | Star Trek: Voyager
Robert Adame Beltran was born in Bakersfield, California. He is the seventh of ten children, of Mexican-Native American ancestry, though Robert describes his heritage as Latindio. After finishing high school, he attended Fresno State College, where he graduated with a degree in theater arts. ...
96. Dirk Benedict
Actor | The A-Team
Dirk Benedict was born in Montana on March 1st, 1945. He was raised in the country, far away from anything connected with movies or acting. He gathered his first experiences in acting (on a dare) in a college production of "Showboat" where he got the main part. His father, a lawyer, died when Dirk ...
97. Paul Benedict
Actor | This Is Spinal Tap
Genial, pleasant-voiced character actor Paul Benedict was born in New Mexico on September 17, 1938, and made hosts of stage, film and TV appearances in a career lasting five decades. The son of a doctor, he was diagnosed with acromegaly by an endocrinologist who happened to catch the nascent actor ...
98. Fran Bennett
Actress | Wes Craven's New Nightmare
Fran Bennett graduated from the University of Wisconsin with an M.A. and subsequently spent twelve years acting and as voice and movement director with the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. Her Broadway debut was a leading role in the short-lived play Mandingo at the Lyceum Theater in 1961. ...
99. Barbi Benton
Actress | Fantasy Island
Barbi Benton was born on January 28, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and composer, known for Fantasy Island (1977), X-Ray (1981) and The Love Boat (1977). She has been married to George Gradow since October 14, 1979. They have two children.
100. Marisa Berenson
Actress | Cabaret
Marisa Berenson was born on February 15, 1947 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Cabaret (1972), Barry Lyndon (1975) and Cinéman (2009). She was previously married to Aaron Richard Golub and Jim Randall.
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