The Best Actresses and Actors - Born in the 1940sby dziwnytenswiat | created - 4 months ago | updated - 2 days ago | Public
The current year of the competition: 1983 - Film No. 9
Here is the link to the current year: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls027011647/
Points from my "The Best Films Ever Made"-Lists: Vol. 1 = 100%, Vol. 2 = 50%, Vol. 3 = 33%, Vol. 4 = 25%, Vol. 5 = 20 %, Vol. 6 = 17%
1. 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 ...
2. Al Pacino
Actor | Serpico
Alfredo James "Al" 'Pacino established himself as a film actor during one of cinema's most vibrant decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies.
He was born April 25, 1940 in Manhattan, New York City, to Italian-American parents, Rose (nee Gerardi)...
Actor | Cyrano de Bergerac
Gérard Depardieu was born in Châteauroux, Indre, France, to Anne Jeanne Josèphe (Marillier) and René Maxime Lionel Depardieu, who was a metal worker and fireman. Young delinquent and wanderer in the past, Depardieu started his acting career at the small traveling theatre "Cafe de la Gare", along ...
Actor | The Fugitive
Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish emigrants from Minsk, ...
Actor | Raging Bull
One of the greatest actors of all time, Robert De Niro was born on August 17, 1943 in Manhattan, New York City, to artists Virginia (Admiral) and Robert De Niro Sr. His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestry is Irish, English, Dutch, German, and French. He was trained ...
Actress | Aradhana
A Bengali actress who achieved success young, Sharmila appeared in numerous Bengali classics before making the jump to Hindi cinema, which first made her a romantic actress and later a legendary actress thanks to her intense films opposite Superstar Rajesh Khanna. A distant relative of poet ...
Actor | Salt
Daniel Olbrychski was born on February 27, 1945 in Lowicz, Lódzkie, Poland as Daniel Marcel Olbrychski. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Salt (2010), The Deluge (1974) and The Promised Land (1975). He has been married to Krystyna Demska since October 23, 2003. He was previously ...
Actress | Il conformista
She was born in Viareggio (Tuscany, Italy) on June 5th, 1946. She won a beauty contest when she was just 15 years old, which led to her first role in "Il federale" together with the great Italian actor Ugo Tognazzi. She was then cast by Germi for the Italian comedy "Divorzio all'Italiana", working ...
Actor | Missing
A tall, lean, sometimes bearded actor with a career lasting more than forty years, David Clennon is also a very vocal political agitator. In 1967, during the most savage years of U.S. aggression against Vietnam, Clennon turned in his Selective Service System identification card (a federal felony) ...
10. 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 ...
Actor | Quantum of Solace
Giancarlo Giannini is an Oscar-nominated Italian actor, director and multilingual dubber who made an international reputation for his leading roles in Italian films as well as for his mastery of a variety of languages and dialects.
He was born August 1, 1942, in La Spezia, Italy. For ten years young ...
Actress | 8 femmes
Catherine Fabienne Deneuve was born October 22, 1943 in Paris, France. Her parents were actors. She made her movie debut in 1957, when she was barely a teenager and continued with small parts in minor films, until Roger Vadim gave her a meatier role in Vice and Virtue (1963). But her breakthrough ...
Actress | Hable con ella
Geraldine Leigh Chaplin was born in Santa Monica, California, to Oona Chaplin (née O'Neill) and legendary entertainer Charles Chaplin (A.K.A. Charlie Chaplin). She is a granddaughter of playwright Eugene O'Neill and a great-granddaughter of stage actor James O'Neill. She attended the Royal Ballet ...
14. Boguslaw Sobczuk
Actor | And the Violins Stopped Playing
15. Faye Dunaway
Actress | Network
An icy, elegant blonde with a knack for playing complex and strong-willed female leads, enormously popular actress Faye Dunaway starred in several films which defined what many would come to call Hollywood's "second Golden Age." During her tenure at the top of the box office, she was a more than ...
16. Mikhail Kononov
Actor | Andrey Rublev
Mikhail Kononov was born on April 25, 1940 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Mikhail Ivanovich Kononov. He was an actor, known for Andrei Rublev (1966), Pervyy trolleybus (1963) and The Inner Circle (1991). He died on July 16, 2007 in Moscow, Russia.
17. Kôji Shitara
Actor | Ohayô
18. Jacques Perrin
Actor | Les choristes
He started out as romantic hero full of beauty and talent in Girl with a Suitcase (1961) beside Claudia Cardinale. Director Valerio Zurlini engaged the talented young actor for his Family Portrait (1962) as Marcello Mastroianni's brother. Jacques Perrin's longtime work with Director 'Constantin ...
Actor | Danton
Wojciech Pszoniak was born on May 2, 1942 in Lwów, Lwowskie, Poland as Wojciech Zygmunt Pszoniak. He was an actor and director, known for Danton (1983), The Promised Land (1975) and Korczak (1990). He was married to Barbara. He died on October 19, 2020 in Warsaw, Poland.
20. Andrzej Seweryn
Actor | Schindler's List
Andrzej Seweryn was born on April 25, 1946 in Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He is an actor and director, known for Schindler's List (1993), Prymas. Trzy lata z tysiaca (2000) and The Last Family (2016). He has been married to Katarzyna Kubacka since August 30, 2015. He was previously ...
21. Bozena Dykiel
Actress | Niezwykla podróz Baltazara Kobera
Bozena Dykiel was born on August 26, 1948 in Grabowo, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland. She is an actress, known for The Tribulations of Balthazar Kober (1988), Mokry szmal (1986) and The War of the Worlds: Next Century (1981).
Actor | Les quatre cents coups
Jean-Pierre Léaud is not everybody's cup of tea for sure, but will remain an important name in film history. As an actor he can be adored or hated for exactly the same reasons: he is one of those rare players that directors let improvise his dialogue, which gets on certain viewers' nerves while it ...
Actress | Alien
Born in Bristol, England, Veronica is the older sister of the popular child actress Angela Cartwright. In her early career, Veronica was cast in a number of popular movies such as William Wyler's The Children's Hour (1961), Spencer's Mountain (1963) and Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds (1963). As such,...
24. Günther Kaufmann
Actor | Wickie und die starken Männer
Günther Kaufmann was born on June 16, 1947 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. He was an actor, known for Vicky the Viking (2009), Ludwig - Requiem for a Virgin King (1972) and Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980). He was married to Patrizia, Alexandra von Herrendorf and Gabriele. He died on May 10, 2012 in ...
25. Martin Sheen
Actor | The Departed
Multiple Emmy- and Golden Globe-winner Martin Sheen is one of America's most celebrated, colorful, and accomplished actors. Moving flawlessly between artistic mediums, Sheen's acting range is striking.
Sheen was born Ramón Antonio Gerard Estevez in Dayton, Ohio, to Mary-Ann (Phelan), an Irish ...
26. Georges Poujouly
Actor | Les diaboliques
Georges Poujouly was born on January 20, 1940 in Garches, Hauts-de-Seine, France. He is known for his work on Diabolique (1955), Elevator to the Gallows (1958) and Les aventures de Tintin (1957). He died on October 28, 2000 in Villejuif, Val-de-Marne, France.
27. Shima Iwashita
Actress | Seppuku
Shima Iwashita was born on January 3, 1941 in Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress, known for Hara-Kiri (1962), Ballad of Orin (1977) and Clouds at Sunset (1967). She has been married to Masahiro Shinoda since 1967.
28. Mia Farrow
Actress | Rosemary's Baby
Mia Farrow is the daughter of the director John Farrow and the actress and Tarzan-girl Maureen O'Sullivan. She debuted at the movies in 1959 in very small roles. She was noticed for the first time in the film Rosemary's Baby (1968) by Roman Polanski. She showed her talent also on TV and at the ...
29. Ryan O'Neal
Actor | Love Story
Ryan O'Neal was born on April 20, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Charles Samuel Eldridge Patrick Ryan O'Neal III. He is an actor, known for Love Story (1970), Barry Lyndon (1975) and Paper Moon (1973). He was previously married to Leigh Taylor-Young and Joanna Moore.
30. Anna Karina
Actress | Vivre sa vie: Film en douze tableaux
Born in Denmark, she came to Paris at 18. She met Coco Chanel and Pierre Cardin and started as a top model. She met Jean-Luc Godard about a cameo in Breathless (1960), but she had to be naked and she refused to play in the movie. One year later, they got married and she became famous with the "...
31. Harry Baer
Harry Baer was born on September 27, 1947 in Biberach an der Riß, Germany as Harald Zöttl. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Ludwig - Requiem for a Virgin King (1972), Fox and His Friends (1975) and Raid (2003).
32. Jerzy Stuhr
Actor | Historie milosne
Jerzy Stuhr was born on April 18, 1947 in Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland as Jerzy Oskar Stuhr. He is an actor and director, known for Love Stories (1997), Camera Buff (1979) and Tydzien z zycia mezczyzny (1999). He is married to Barbara Stuhr. They have two children.
33. Talia Shire
Actress | Rocky
Talia Shire was born on April 25, 1946 in Lake Success, Long Island, New York, USA as Talia Rose Coppola. She is an actress, known for Rocky (1976), The Godfather (1972) and Rocky V (1990). She was previously married to Jack Schwartzman and David Shire.
34. Dominique Sanda
Actress | Il conformista
Dominique Sanda was born in 1948, in Paris, France. When she was 16, she left her upper-class family and married, but divorced two years later. She found a temporary job as a Vogue model, when Robert Bresson gave her the starring part in his absorbing drama A Gentle Creature (1969); she was quite ...
35. Nikita Mikhalkov
Actor | Utomlennye solntsem
Nikita Mikhalkov is the son of the famous communist poet Sergey Mikhalkov, who wrote the lyrics of the Soviet national anthem and had strong connections to the Communist Party. Nikita Mikhalkov's mother, Natalya Petrovna Konchalovskaya, was also a poet and daughter of famous painter Pyotr Petrovich...
36. John Hurt
Actor | Nineteen Eighty-Four
One of stage, screen and TV's finest transatlantic talents, slight, gravel-voiced, pasty-looking John Vincent Hurt was born on January 22, 1940, in Shirebrook, a coal mining village, in Derbyshire, England. The youngest child of Phyllis (Massey), an engineer and one-time actress, and Reverend ...
37. Madeline Kahn
Actress | Paper Moon
Madeline Kahn was born Madeline Gail Wolfson of Russian Jewish descent on September 29, 1942 in Boston, Massachusetts, to Freda Goldberg (later known as Paula Kahn), who was still in her teens, and Bernard B. Wolfson, a garment manufacturer. She began her acting career in high school and went on to...
38. David Warner
David Hattersley Warner was born July 29, 1941 in Manchester, England, to Ada Doreen (Hattersley) and Herbert Simon Warner. He was born out of wedlock and often accepted to be raised by each of his parents, eventually settling with his father and stepmother. His father changed jobs often and moved ...
39. Hayley Mills
Actress | Pollyanna
Born Hayley Catherine Rose Vivien Mills in London, England, on Thursday, April 18th, 1946, she is the daughter of the great actor Sir John Mills and the well-known novelist-playwright Mary Hayley Bell. Her sister is the actress Juliet Mills. She grew up in her parents' home, an outgoing, funny ...
40. Tracy Reed
Tracy Reed was born on September 21, 1941 in Barnet, Middlesex, England as Clare Tracy Compton Pelissier. She was an actress, known for Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), A Shot in the Dark (1964) and Casino Royale (1967). She was married to Bill Simpson, ...
41. Ivan Palúch
Actor | Racha, chemi sikvaruli
Ivan Palúch was born on June 20, 1940 in Zvolen, Slovakia. He was an actor, known for Racha, chemi sikvaruli (1977), It Rains in My Village (1968) and Krótkie zycie (1976). He died on July 3, 2015 in Martin, Slovakia.
Actress | Voyna i mir
Lyudmila Savelyeva is a Russian actress known as Natasha Rostova in epic film War and Peace (1965), a powerful adaptation of the eponymous masterpiece by Lev Tolstoy.
She was born Lyudmila Mikhailovna Savelyeva on 24 January 1942, in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), while the city suffered the heroic ...
Actress | Diba Ratrir Kabya
Madhabi Mukherjee was born on February 10, 1942 in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India as Madhuri Mukherjee. She is an actress, known for Diba Ratrir Kabya (1970), The Big City (1963) and Charulata (1964). She is married to Nirmal Kumar. They have two children.
44. Pierre Lindstedt
Actor | Mysteriet på Greveholm
Pierre Lindstedt was born on August 15, 1943 in Dalarö, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Mysteriet på Greveholm (1996), The Emigrants (1971) and Pistvakt - en vintersaga (1998).
45. Pierre Clémenti
Actor | Belle de jour
Pierre Clémenti was born on September 28, 1942 in Paris, France. He was an actor and director, known for Belle de Jour (1967), In the Shadow of the Blue Rascal (1986) and Porcile (1969). He was married to Margareth Clémenti. He died on December 27, 1999 in Paris.
Actor | Hairspray
Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films, with sandy colored hair, pale complexion and a somewhat nervous disposition. He won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter (1978), and has been seen in mostly character roles, often ...
47. Karl Scheydt
Actor | Der amerikanische Soldat
Karl Scheydt was born on May 3, 1940 as Karl Emil Scheydt. He was an actor and production manager, known for The American Soldier (1970), Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974) and The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972). He died on April 30, 2009.
48. Sergey Nikonenko
Actor | Klassik
Sergei Nikonenko is a popular Russian actor and director, known for his portrayal of Russian historic characters in film and on stage, such as poet Sergei Esenin and commander Chapaev.
He was born Sergei Petrovich Nikonenko on April 16, 1941, in Moscow, Russia. His father, Petr Nikanorovich, and his...
49. Kazimierz Kaczor
Actor | Teatr Telewizji
Kazimierz Kaczor was born on February 9, 1941 in Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland. He is an actor, known for Television Theater (1953), Hello, Fred the Beard (1978) and The Closed Circuit (2013). He has been married to Bozena Michalska since 1994. They have one child.
50. Gianni Russo
Actor | The Godfather
With a singularly nebulous background, which, by his account, included stints as a Las Vegas nightclub emcee, radio personality and jewelry tycoon, and with comparatively little acting experience, Gianni Russo won the role of Carlo Rizzi in The Godfather (1972) on the basis of his screen test. ...
Actress | Chelovek-Amfibiya
Anastasia Vertinskaya is a popular Russian actress and public figure best known for her roles as Assol in Alye parusa (1961) and Ophelia in Hamlet (1964).
She was born Anastasia Aleksandrovna Vertinskaya on December 19, 1944, in Moscow, Russia, Soviet Union (now Moscow, Russia). Her father, ...
52. Rosel Zech
Actress | Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss
Rosel Zech was born on July 7, 1940 in Berlin, Germany as Rosalie Helga Lina Zech. She was an actress, known for Veronika Voss (1982), Salmonberries (1991) and The Assault of the Present on the Rest of Time (1985). She died on August 31, 2011 in Berlin.
53. Barbara Valentin
Actress | Welt am Draht
Barbara Valentin was born on December 15, 1940 in Vienna, Austria as Ursula Ledersteger. She was an actress, known for World on a Wire (1973), Our Man in Jamaica (1965) and Horrors of Spider Island (1960). She was married to John Ashton and Helmut Dietl. She died on February 22, 2002 in Munich, ...
54. Shelley Duvall
Actress | The Shining
Shelley Alexis Duvall was born in Fort Worth, Texas, the first child to Bobbie Ruth (Massengale, 1929-2020), a real estate broker, and Robert Richardson Duvall (1919-1994), a lawyer. At the time of her birth, her mother was visiting her grandmother in Fort Worth, though Duvall was raised in Houston...
55. Tadeusz Huk
Actor | Schindler's List
56. Kurt Raab
Actor | Satansbraten
Kurt Raab was born on July 20, 1941 in Bergreichenstein, Sudetenland. He was an actor and production designer, known for Satan's Brew (1976), Tenderness of the Wolves (1973) and Why Does Herr R. Run Amok? (1970). He died on June 28, 1988 in Hamburg, West Germany.
57. Sigourney Weaver
Actress | Alien: Resurrection
Sigourney Weaver was born Susan Alexandra Weaver, on October 8, 1949, in Leroy Hospital in New York City. Her father, TV producer Sylvester L. Weaver Jr., originally wanted to name her Flavia, because of his passion for Roman history (he had already named her elder brother Trajan). Her mother, ...
58. Magda Vásáryová
Actress | Rusalka
Magda Vásáryová was born on August 26, 1948 in Banská Stiavnica, Czechoslovakia as Vásáryová Magdaléna. She is an actress, known for Rusalka (1977), Marketa Lazarová (1967) and Die Wahlverwandtschaften (1974). She is married to Milan Lasica. They have two children. She was previously married...
59. Scott Wilson
Actor | The Ninth Configuration
One chillingly infamous screen role for Scott Wilson in 1967 set the tone for an actor who went on to prove himself an invaluable character player for five decades. Born on March 29, 1942, the Atlanta native was awarded a basketball scholarship following high school at Georgia's Southern Tech ...
Actor | Ishchi vetra...
Aleksandr Yanvaryov was born on October 23, 1940 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Aleksandr Ivanovich Yanvaryov. He was an actor, known for Catch the Wind (1979), Krestyanskiy syn (1975) and Vremya, vperyod! (1965). He died on February 11, 2005 in Moscow, Russia.
Actress | Onibaba
Jitsuko Yoshimura was born on April 18, 1943 in Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress, known for Onibaba (1964), Miyamoto Musashi (1968) and Pigs and Battleships (1961). She was previously married to Tetsuo Ishidate.
62. Charles Levin
Actor | The Golden Child
Charles Levin was born on March 12, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Charles Herbert Levin. He was an actor, known for The Golden Child (1986), Manhattan (1979) and This Is Spinal Tap (1984). He was married to Katherine De Hetre. He died on June 28, 2019 in Selma, Oregon, USA.
63. Eddie Axberg
Sound_department | Utvandrarna
64. Emilia Krakowska
Actress | Chlopi
65. Peter Chatel
Actor | Faustrecht der Freiheit
Peter Chatel was born on December 7, 1943 in Bad Segeberg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany as Peter Schlätel. He was an actor, known for Fox and His Friends (1975), Race for the Bomb (1987) and Martha (1974). He died on August 25, 1986 in Hamburg, West Germany.
66. Barbra Streisand
Soundtrack | Funny Girl
Barbra Streisand is an American singer, actress, director and producer and one of the most successful personalities in show business. She is the only person ever to receive all of the following: Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Golden Globe, Cable Ace, National Endowment for the Arts, and Peabody awards,...
67. Sam Shepard
Actor | August: Osage County
Sam Shepard was born Samuel Shepard Rogers in Fort Sheridan, IL, to Jane Elaine (Schook), a teacher, and Samuel Shepard Rogers, a teacher and farmer who was also in the army. As the eldest son of a US Army officer (and WWII bomber pilot), Shepard spent his early childhood moving from base to base ...
68. Eleni Anousaki
Actress | Xypna, koroido...
69. Ettore Garofolo
Actor | Mamma Roma
70. Isolde Barth
Actress | Die Ehe der Maria Braun
Isolde Barth was born on August 24, 1948 in Maxdorf, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. She is an actress and production manager, known for The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979), Es wäre gut, daß ein Mensch würde umbracht für das Volk (1991) and Group Portrait with a Lady (1977).
71. Marquard Bohm
Marquard Bohm was born on June 27, 1941 in Hamburg, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Paradiso: Seven Days with Seven Women (2000), Kings of the Road (1976) and Terror Desire (1971). He died on February 3, 2006 in Wetter an der Ruhr, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
72. Florinda Bolkan
Actress | Cari genitori
A sensual, versatile legend of arthouse and grindhouse Italian cinema, Florinda Bolkan was born Florinda Soares Bulcão in Uruburetama, Ceará, Brazil, as the youngest of three children from a Brazilian father and an Indios mother. Her father, diplomat José Pedro Soares Bulcão, died when she was 14, ...
73. Angela Winkler
Actress | Suspiria
74. Jeff Bridges
Actor | The Big Lebowski
Jeffrey Leon Bridges was born on December 4, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, the son of well-known film and TV star Lloyd Bridges and his long-time wife Dorothy Dean Bridges (née Simpson). He grew up amid the happening Hollywood scene with big brother Beau Bridges. Both boys popped up, without ...
75. Bob Balaban
Actor | Gosford Park
Bob Balaban was born on August 16, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert Elmer Balaban. He is an actor and director, known for Gosford Park (2001), A Mighty Wind (2003) and Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977). He has been married to Lynn Grossman since April 1, 1977. They have two children.
76. Harry Northup
Actor | Taxi Driver
Harry E. Northup has made a living as an actor for 30 years, acting in 37 films, including Mean Streets (1973), Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974), Taxi Driver (1976) (1976 Palme d'Or winner at Cannes), Fighting Mad (1976) (starring role), Citizens Band (1977), Blue Collar (1978), Over the Edge...
77. Jerzy Trela
Actor | Quo Vadis
78. Otto Sander
Actor | Der Himmel über Berlin
Otto Sander was born on June 30, 1941 in Hanover, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Wings of Desire (1987), Das Boot (1981) and Faraway, So Close! (1993). He was married to Monika Hansen. He died on September 12, 2013 in Berlin, Germany.
79. Petr Cepek
Actor | Faust
Petr Cepek was born on September 16, 1940 in Prague, Protectorate Bohemia and Moravia. He was an actor, known for Faust (1994), I Killed Einstein, Gentlemen (1970) and The Three Veterans (1984). He was married to Ivana Cepková and Helena Rytírová. He died on September 20, 1994 in Vrchlabi, Czech ...
80. Irm Hermann
Actress | Fünf letzte Tage
Irm Hermann was born on October 4, 1942 in Munich, Bavaria, German Reich as Irmgard Hermann. She was an actress and assistant director, known for Fünf letzte Tage (1982), The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972) and A Woman in Berlin (2008). She was married to Dietmar Roberg. She died on May ...
81. 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.
82. Denis Lawson
Actor | Star Wars
Denis Lawson was born on September 27, 1947 in Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland as Denis Stamper Lawson. He is an actor and director, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) and Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980).
83. Sissy Spacek
Actress | In the Bedroom
As a kid, Sissy Spacek climbed trees, rode horses, swam, and played in the woods. She was born Mary Elizabeth Spacek on December 25, 1949, in Quitman, Texas, to Virginia Frances (Spilman) and Edwin Arnold Spacek, Sr., a county agricultural agent. Her father's family was of Czech and German origin.
84. Katharine Ross
Actress | The Stepford Wives
Katharine Juliet Ross was born on January 29, 1940 in Hollywood, California, to Katharine W. (Hall) and Dudley T. Ross. Her father, who also worked for the Associated Press, was away in the US Navy when she was born. His navy career shuttled the family around to Virginia, then Palo Alto, and ...
85. Oleg Yankovskiy
Actor | Lyubovnik
Yankovsky was named best actor in a 1984 reader poll by Soviet Screen for his role in "In Love Because He Wants to Be." He was awarded the State Prize in 1987 for his role in "Flying Asleep and Awake." In 1989 he received the Vasiliev State Prize for his role in "The Kreutzer Sonata." Yakovsky was ...
86. Jessica Lange
Actress | Tootsie
Jessica Lange was born in 1949, in Cloquet, Minnesota, USA, where her father worked as a traveling salesman. She obtained a scholarship to study art at the University of Minnesota, but instead went to Paris to study drama. She moved to New York, working as a model, until producer Dino De Laurentiis...
Actress | Il grande racket
Marcella Michelangeli was born on January 28, 1943 in Uscio, Liguria, Italy as Marcella Ghelardi. She is an actress, known for The Big Racket (1976), In the Highest of Skies (1977) and Could It Happen Here? (1977).
88. John Rothman
Actor | Ghostbusters
89. James Caan
Actor | The Godfather
A masculine and enigmatic actor whose life and movie career have had more ups and downs than the average rollercoaster and whose selection of roles has arguably derailed him from achieving true superstar status, James Caan is New York-born and bred.
He was born in the Bronx, to Sophie (Falkenstein) ...
90. Julie Christie
Actress | Doctor Zhivago
Julie Christie, the British movie legend whom Al Pacino called "the most poetic of all actresses," was born in Chabua, Assam, India, on April 14, 1940, the daughter of Rosemary (Ramsden), a painter, and Francis St. John "Frank" Christie, a tea planter. The young Christie grew up on her father's ...
Actress | Cousin cousine
Marie-France first came to the fore as an actress of the Nouvelle Vague movement in the 1960's. She had spent her early childhood in French Indochina, where her father was employed as colonial governor, but the family moved to Paris when she was twelve. Just five years later, she was spotted by a ...
92. Tracey Walter
Actor | Repo Man
Actress | Andrey Rublev
Irina Miroshnichenko is a Russian actress of Moscow Art Theatre (MKhAT).
She was born Irina Petrovna Miroshnichenko on July 24, 1942, in Barnaul, Altai province, Soviet Union (now Russia). Her parents were evacuated from Moscow during the Second World War, and they returned back to their home in ...
94. Richard Dreyfuss
Actor | The Goodbye Girl
Richard Dreyfuss is an American leading man, who has played his fair share of irritating pests and brash, ambitious hustlers.
He was born Richard Stephen Dreyfus in Brooklyn, New York, to Geraldine (Robbins), an activist, and Norman Dreyfus, a restaurateur and attorney. His paternal grandparents ...
95. Colin Maitland
Actor | The Dirty Dozen
96. Michal Tarkowski
Actor | Wodzirej
Writer | Faustrecht der Freiheit
Above all, Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a rebel whose life and art was marked by gross contradiction. Openly homosexual, he married twice; one of his wives acted in his films and the other served as his editor. Accused variously by detractors of being anticommunist, male chauvinist, antiSemitic and...
98. Nathalie Baye
Actress | Catch Me If You Can
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...