Taps 1981 (NY) premiere

by nightopeningfan | created - 17 Dec 2019 | updated - 17 Dec 2019 | Public

Monday December 7th, Ziegfeld Ballroom 141 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019

1. Timothy Hutton

Actor | Ordinary People

Timothy Hutton was born in Malibu, California, one of three children born to Maryline (Poole), a teacher, and actor Jim Hutton (Dana James Hutton). He burst onto the acting scene in the late 1970s. After only a few significant roles in TV movies, he bagged the part of Conrad in the Robert Redford-...

2. Elizabeth McGovern

Actress | Ordinary People

Daughter of a law professor at Northwestern University, she moved with her family to Los Angeles when he transferred to the University of California at Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.). She began acting in school plays at North Hollywood High, graduated from The Oakwood School and then continued her stage ...

3. Sherry Lansing

Producer | Indecent Proposal

Sherry was born in Chicago and pursued an acting career after graduating from Northwestern University. After appearing in two films, Loving (1970) and Rio Lobo (1970), Sherry decided to leave the acting field. In 1974, Sherry joined Talent Associates, as an executive in charge of development. In ...

4. Wayne Rogers

Actor | M*A*S*H

Tough around the edges and with a handsome durability, Alabama-bred Wayne Rogers was born in Birmingham on April 7, 1933. He graduated from Princeton with a history degree in 1954 and joined the Navy before giving acting a thought. During his military service, however, he became associated with ...

5. Phyllis George

Actress | Meet the Parents

Phyllis George was born on June 25, 1949 in Denton, Texas, USA as Phyllis Ann George. She was an actress, known for Meet the Parents (2000), My Wife Is Retarded (2007) and The CBS Morning News (1963). She was married to John Y. Brown and Robert Evans. She died on May 14, 2020 in Lexington, Kentucky...

7. Alex Ponti

Producer | Oscar

Son of producer Carlo Ponti.

8. Robert Marx

Self | Blacks and Jews

Robert Marx was born on August 17, 1927 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He died on March 28, 2021 in Saugatuck, Michigan, USA.

9. George C. Scott

Actor | Patton

George C. Scott was an immensely talented actor, a star of the big screen, stage and television. He was born on October 18, 1927 in Wise, Virginia, to Helena Agnes (Slemp) and George Dewey Scott. At the age of eight, his mother died, and his father, an executive at Buick, raised him. In 1945, he ...

10. Ronny Cox

Actor | Total Recall

Ronny Cox is a superbly talented actor, singer-songwriter, and musician who has been consistently active in Hollywood for more than 40 years portraying a diverse range of characters. Born in Cloudcroft, New Mexico, Cox received positive reviews for his first film role, his portrayal of ill-fated ...

11. 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 ...

12. Tom Cruise

Actor | Top Gun

In 1976, if you had told fourteen-year-old Franciscan seminary student Thomas Cruise Mapother IV that one day in the not too distant future he would be Tom Cruise, one of the top 100 movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to join the priesthood. ...

13. Brendan Ward

Actor | South Bronx Heroes

Brendan Ward is known for his work on South Bronx Heroes (1985), Picture Claire (2001) and Taps (1981).

14. Evan Handler

Actor | Ransom

Evan Handler was born on January 10, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Ransom (1996), Sex and the City (2008) and Californication (2007). He has been married to Elisa Atti since October 12, 2003. They have one child.

15. John P. Navin Jr.

Actor | National Lampoon's Vacation

John P. Navin Jr. was born on July 24, 1968. He is an actor, known for National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), Jennifer Slept Here (1983) and Explorers (1985).

16. Billy Van Zandt

Actor | Jaws 2

Billy Van Zandt and his writing partner, the late Jane Milmore, are two of the most often produced playwrights in the world. Billy and Jane met at a high school acting competition in their home state of New Jersey. Together for 46 years, they wrote and starred in 25 plays together, including the ...

17. Giancarlo Esposito

Actor | Breaking Bad

Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, to an Italian carpenter/stagehand father from Naples, Italy, and an African-American opera singer mother from Alabama. His parents, working in Europe at the time of his birth, settled in Manhattan by the time he was 6, and ...

18. Harold Becker

Director | Malice

Harold Becker was born on September 25, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a director and producer, known for Malice (1993), Sea of Love (1989) and Mercury Rising (1998). He is married to Susan Becker.

19. Howard B. Jaffe

Producer | Taps

Son of Leo Jaffe. Brother of Stanley R. Jaffe. Half-brother of Andrea Jaffe.

20. Stanley R. Jaffe

Producer | Kramer vs. Kramer

Stanley R. Jaffe was born on July 31, 1940 in New Rochelle, New York, USA as Stanley Richard Jaffe. He is a producer and director, known for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Fatal Attraction (1987) and The Four Feathers (2002). He has been married to Melinda Jill Marciano since September 27, 1986. They ...

21. Robert Mark Kamen

Writer | The Fifth Element

Robert Mark Kamen was born on October 9, 1947 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Fifth Element (1997), The Karate Kid Part III (1989) and The Transporter (2002).

23. Darryl Ponicsan

Writer | Cinderella Liberty

Darryl Ponicsan is a writer and actor, known for Cinderella Liberty (1973), Last Flag Flying (2017) and The Boost (1988).

24. Maurice Jarre

Composer | Lawrence of Arabia

Unlike many musicians who started to learn music while still in their childhood, Maurice Jarre was already late in his teens when he discovered music and decided to make a career in that field. Against his father's will, he enrolled at Conservatoire de Paris where he studied percussions, ...

25. Owen Roizman

Cinematographer | The French Connection

Ace cinematographer Owen Roizman was born September 22, 1936, in Brooklyn, New York. His father Sol was a cinematographer for Fox Movietone News and his uncle Morrie Roizman was a film editor. Owen studied math and physics at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania. He began his career shooting TV ...

27. John Y. Brown

Self | The Rivalry: Red v Blue

John Y. Brown was previously married to Phyllis George.



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