*batteries not included 1987 premiere

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Sunday December 13th, Sutton Theater 205 E. 57th Street, New York, NY 10022

1. Hume Cronyn

Actor | Cocoon

Hume Cronyn was a Canadian actor with a lengthy career. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in "The Seventh Cross" (1944).

Cronyn was born to a prominent family. His father was politician Hume Blake Cronyn (1864-1933), Member of Parliament for London, ...

2. Jessica Tandy

Actress | Driving Miss Daisy

A beloved, twinkly blue-eyed doyenne of stage and screen, actress Jessica Tandy's career spanned nearly six and a half decades. In that span of time, she enjoyed an amazing film renaissance at age 80, something unheard of in a town that worships youth and nubile beauty. She was born Jessie Alice ...

3. Frank McRae

Actor | Loaded Weapon 1

African-American former NFL player, with plenty of height and built like an ox, has scored over 40 film appearances predominantly as tough thugs, authority figures or even successful comedy roles. McRae first came to attention playing a grinning jail inmate, "Reed Youngblood", helping Warren Oates ...

4. Elizabeth Peña

Actress | Rush Hour

As she inherited her love for the arts by her father, well-known playwright, actor, director and novelist Mario Pena, it is not hard to understand that actress Elizabeth Pena already had designs to become an actress by the time she was eight years old.

Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey on September 23, ...

5. Dennis Boutsikaris

Actor | Better Call Saul

Dennis Boutsikaris was born on December 21, 1952 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor, known for Better Call Saul (2015), *batteries not included (1987) and The Bourne Legacy (2012). He was previously married to Deborah Hedwall.

6. Michael Carmine

Actor | *batteries not included

Carmine's stage credits included productions at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and The Henry Street Settlement and La Mama ETC theaters, but he was best known for his work in Reinaldo Povad's "La Puta" and "Cuba and His Teddy Bear," the last successful New York Shakespeare Festival production whose ...

7. John Pankow

Actor | To Live and Die in L.A.

Born and raised in Chicago, John is the sixth of nine children. He dabbled in drama during high school, but didn't become serious about acting until enrolled at Northeastern Illinois University, where he majored in theater arts.

He left the university in his junior year after he attended a ...

8. Michael Greene

Actor | To Live and Die in L.A.

Michael Greene was born on November 4, 1933 in San Francisco, California, USA as Michael Harris Greene. He was an actor and writer, known for To Live and Die in L.A. (1985), *batteries not included (1987) and Lord of the Flies (1990). He was married to Patricia Donovan. He died on January 10, 2020 ...

9. Tom Aldredge

Actor | What About Bob?

Tom Aldredge was born on February 28, 1928, in Dayton, Ohio. First appearing off-Broadway in 1957 in "Electra" and on Broadway in 1959 in "The Nervous Set," Aldredge has appeared in over 30 Broadway and off-Broadway productions. Others include "On Golden Pond," "The Litte Foxes" (opposite Elizabeth...

10. Wendy Schaal

Actress | Innerspace

Wendy Joy Schaal is an American actress best known for her work in Joe Dante films such as Innerspace, The 'Burbs, and Small Soldiers. Since 2005, she has primarily worked in cartoon voice acting, most notably voicing Francine Smith in the animated comedy American Dad!

Schaal was born in Chicago, ...

11. Matthew Robbins

Writer | Crimson Peak

Matthew Robbins was born in New York City and went to the Johns Hopkins University, where he received a BA degree in Romance Languages. Shortly after getting his MFA at the USC School of Cinema, he began writing screenplays with partner Hal Barwood. Together, in a period of three years, they wrote ...

12. Ronald L. Schwary

Producer | Ordinary People

Ronald L. Schwary was born on May 23, 1944 in The Dalles, Oregon, USA as Ronald Louis Schwary. He was a producer and assistant director, known for Ordinary People (1980), *batteries not included (1987) and Meet Joe Black (1998). He was married to Karen Feldman and Susan Carol Schwary. He died on ...

13. Brad Bird

Writer | The Incredibles

Phillip Bradley "Brad" Bird is an American director, screenwriter, animator, producer and occasional voice actor, known for both animated and live-action films. Bird was born in Kalispell, Montana, the youngest of four children of Marjorie A. (née Cross) and Philip Cullen Bird. His father worked in...

14. Brent Maddock

Writer | Wild Wild West

Brent Maddock is a writer and producer, known for Wild Wild West (1999), Tremors (2003) and Tremors (1990).

15. S.S. Wilson

Writer | Wild Wild West

S.S. Wilson is a writer and producer, known for Wild Wild West (1999), Tremors (1990) and Tremors (2003).

16. Mick Garris

Writer | Amazing Stories

Born in Santa Monica, California, on December 4, 1951, Mick Garris grew up with his mother in the San Fernando Valley neighborhood of Van Nuys from age 12, following his parents' divorce. Garris was making his own 8mm home movies around that time, and when he got older be became a freelance critic ...

17. James Horner

Music_department | Avatar

James Horner began studying piano at the age of five, and trained at the Royal College of Music in London, England, before moving to California in the 1970s. After receiving a bachelor's degree in music at USC, he would go on to earn his master's degree at UCLA and teach music theory there. He ...

18. John McPherson

Cinematographer | The Incredible Hulk

John McPherson was born on December 30, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA as John Alan McPherson. He was a cinematographer and director, known for The Incredible Hulk (1977), Amazing Stories (1985) and Seven Days (1998). He died on December 21, 2007 in Westlake Village, California.

19. Cynthia Scheider

Editorial_department | The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

Cynthia Scheider was born as Cynthia Bebout. She is known for her work on The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974), *batteries not included (1987) and Great Performances (1971). She was previously married to Roy Scheider.

20. Michael Douglas

Actor | Wall Street

An actor with over forty years of experience in theatre, film, and television, Michael Douglas branched out into independent feature production in 1975 with the Academy Award-winning One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975). Since then, as a producer and as an actor-producer, he has shown an uncanny ...

21. Diandra Luker

Producer | Broken Lines

Diandra Luker was born on November 30, 1955 in the USA as Diandra DeMorrell Luker. She is a producer, known for Broken Lines (2008), Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's (1997) and American Masters (1985).

22. Cameron Douglas

Wonder Boys

Cameron Douglas was born on December 13, 1978 in Santa Barbara, California, USA as Cameron Morrell Douglas. He is known for his work on Wonder Boys (2000), It Runs in the Family (2003) and Loaded (2008).



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