Mercury Rising 1998 premiere

by mikeseravello-41380 | created - 26 Sep 2019 | updated - 23 Oct 2019 | Public

Wednesday April 1st, Samuel Goldwyn Theater 8949 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

1. Bruce Willis

Actor | Die Hard

Actor and musician Bruce Willis is well known for playing wisecracking or hard-edged characters, often in spectacular action films. Collectively, he has appeared in films that have grossed in excess of $2.5 billion USD, placing him in the top ten stars in terms of box office receipts.

Walter Bruce ...

2. Majandra Delfino

Actress | Roswell

Majandra Delfino rose to fame in her role as Maria DeLuca on Roswell. Born in Caracas, Venezuela to a Cuban mother and Venezuelan father, Majandra lived between Caracas and Miami before permanently moving to Los Angeles in her late teens.

At 4 years old Majandra's parents reached a fork in the road ...

3. Michelle Trachtenberg

Actress | Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Trachtenberg grew up in Brooklyn and started her acting career young; she began appearing in commercials at the age of 3.

She continued to act and dance through her school years, making regular television appearances from the age of 10. She landed a recurring role in the kids' TV show The Adventures...

4. Miko C. Brando

Inchon

Miko C. Brando was born on February 26, 1961 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Miko Castaneda Brando. He is known for his work on Inchon (1981), Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003) and This Is It (2009).

5. Kim Dickens

Actress | Gone Girl

Kim Dickens was born on June 18, 1965 in Huntsville, Alabama, USA as Kimberly Jan Dickens. She is an actress, known for Gone Girl (2014), Hollow Man (2000) and Deadwood (2004).

6. Jenna Elfman

Actress | Dharma & Greg

Jenna Elfman began her career as a professional dancer, appearing in music videos by Depeche Mode and Anthrax, and danced on the 1991 Academy Awards live broadcast, choreographed by Debbie Allen.

She ultimately transitioned to acting, best known for her role as Dharma in the hit television series "...

7. Cathy Moriarty

Actress | Raging Bull

Bronx-born character actress Cathy Moriarty was just 18 years old, fresh out of high school and had no idea that her life was about to change. Joe Pesci discovered her competing in a bathing-beauty contest at a bar. He invited her to audition for the part of Vikki LaMotta, second wife to champion ...

8. Scott Vickaryous

Actor | Breaker High

Scott Vickaryous was born on September 13, 1975 in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. Growing up in Calgary, Scott played Hockey, Football and Wrestling. After high school, Scott moved out to Vancouver BC to pursue acting and even some modeling in Ontario. Eventually he ...

9. Frances Fisher

Actress | Titanic

Frances Fisher began by apprenticing at the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia. She spent 14 years based in New York City, playing leads in over 30 productions of plays by such noted writers as John Arden, Noël Coward, Emily Mann, Joe Orton, Sam Shepard, William Shakespeare, Jean-Claude van ...

10. 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 ...

11. Norman Fell

Actor | Three's Company

Norman Fell was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1924. He graduated from Temple University with a bachelor's degree in drama. During World War II, he was an Air Force tail gunner in the Pacific. After the war, he studied acting and obtained small parts in television and on stage. His first ...

12. Madonna

Actress | Evita

The remarkable, hyper-ambitious Material Girl who never stops reinventing herself, Madonna is a seven-time Grammy Award-winner who has sold over three hundred million records and CDs to adoring fans worldwide. Her film career, however, is another story. Her performances have consistently drawn ...

13. Aaliyah

Soundtrack | Romeo Must Die

Talented. Beautiful. Modest. These three words described R&B singer-turned-actress Aaliyah perfectly.

Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Diane (Hankerson) and Michael Haughton. Her uncle was music manager Barry Hankerson and her brother is director Rashad Haughton. Aaliyah was ...

14. Arnold Kopelson

Producer | Platoon

Arnold Kopelson has produced 29 motion pictures. He has been honored with a Best Picture Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and an Independent Spirit Award, all for his production of Platoon (1986). He received a Best Picture Academy Award nomination for his production of The Fugitive (2000). Kopelson's...

15. Anne Kopelson

Producer | Outbreak

Anne Kopelson was born as Anne Feinberg. She is a producer, known for Outbreak (1995), Murder at 1600 (1997) and Se7en (1995). She was previously married to Arnold Kopelson.

16. Tom Sherak

Producer | The One

Tom Sherak was born on June 22, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Thomas Mitchell Sherak. He was married to Madeleine. He died on January 28, 2014 in Calabasas, California, USA.

17. Brian Grazer

Producer | A Beautiful Mind

Academy Award-winning producer Brian Grazer has been making movies and television programs for more than 25 years. As both a writer and producer, he has been personally nominated for four Academy Awards, and in 2002 won the Best Picture Oscar for A Beautiful Mind (2001). In addition to winning ...

18. Gigi Levangie

Writer | Stepmom

Gigi Levangie was born on January 2, 1963 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Georgianne Levangie. She is a writer and producer, known for Stepmom (1998), The Starter Wife (2007) and In the Heat of the Night (1988). She was previously married to Brian Grazer.

19. Carrie Preston

Actress | Claws

Born and raised in Macon, Georgia, where her mother was an artist and art therapist while her dad was a geo-technical engineer, a young Carrie Preston discovered her true calling in life lay in performing arts. At the age of 12, she became the impresario of her own front-yard theater company as ...

20. Chi McBride

Actor | Gone in Sixty Seconds

Chi McBride was born on September 23, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Kenneth McBride. He is an actor and writer, known for Gone in 60 Seconds (2000), I, Robot (2004) and The Terminal (2004). He is married to Julissa Marquez. They have one child.

21. 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.

22. Peter Stormare

Actor | Fargo

Peter Stormare was born in Arbrå, Gävleborgs län, Sweden, to Gunhild (Holm) and Karl Ingvar Storm. He began his acting career at the Royal National Theatre of Sweden, performing for eleven years. In 1990 he became the Associate Artistic Director at the Tokyo Globe Theatre and directed productions ...

23. Vincent Schiavelli

Actor | Tomorrow Never Dies

Vincent Schiavelli, selected in 1997 by Vanity Fair as one of the best character actors in America, had made over 120 film and television appearances. He studied acting at NYU's Theatre Program. Aside from his acting career, Vincent was the author of three cookbooks, and has written numerous ...

24. Alec Baldwin

Actor | The Departed

Alec Baldwin is the oldest, and best-known, of the four Baldwin brothers in the acting business (the others are Stephen Baldwin, William Baldwin and Daniel Baldwin). Alexander Rae Baldwin III was born on April 3, 1958 in Massapequa, New York, the son of Carol Newcomb (Martineau) and Alexander Rae ...

25. Miko Hughes

Actor | Kindergarten Cop

Miko started his acting career in a public service announcement when he was 22 months old and followed that up by appearing in his first feature film at 27 months old. Since that early start Miko has consistently been one of the busiest young actors in Hollywood. Miko is best known on film for his ...

26. John Carroll Lynch

Actor | The Founder

John Carroll Lynch was born August 1, 1963 in Boulder, Colorado, and was raised in Denver. It was there John found a passion for acting and became a Denver Broncos fan. He graduated in the mid-80s with a B.F.A. in theatre from the The Catholic University of America / Hartke Theatre Acting program. ...

27. Kelley Hazen

Actress | What Women Want

Kelley Hazen was born in 1959 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for What Women Want (2000), Mercury Rising (1998) and Dexter (2006). She is married to Bruce Carver.

28. Lindsey Ginter

Actor | Pearl Harbor

Lindsey Ginter was born on December 13, 1950 in Alameda, California, USA as Lindsay Lee Ginter. He is an actor, known for Pearl Harbor (2001), Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) and Argo (2012).

29. Robert Stanton

Actor | Mr. Mercedes

Robert Stanton was born on March 8, 1963 in San Antonio, Texas, USA as Robert Lloyd Stanton. He is known for his work on Mr. Mercedes (2017), Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009) and Dennis the Menace (1993).

30. Bodhi Elfman

Actor | Enemy of the State

Bodhi Elfman was born on July 19, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Bodhi Pine Saboff. He is an actor and producer, known for Enemy of the State (1998), Mercury Rising (1998) and Collateral (2004). He has been married to Jenna Elfman since February 18, 1995. They have two children.

31. Kevin Conway

Actor | Thirteen Days

Kevin Conway was born on May 29, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA as Kevin John Conway. He was an actor and director, known for Thirteen Days (2000), Gettysburg (1993) and Invincible (2006). He was married to Mila Burnette. He died on February 5, 2020 in Manhattan, New York City.

32. John Doman

Actor | The Trial of the Chicago 7

John Doman was born on January 9, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020), Mystic River (2003) and Blue Valentine (2010). He has been married to Elizabeth Donnelly since July 12, 2019. He was previously married to Linda Lee Rudloff.

33. Richard Riehle

Actor | The Man from Earth

Richard Riehle was born in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, to Mary Margaret (Walsh), a nurse, and Herbert John Riehle, an assistant postmaster. He is of German and Irish descent. Richard attended the University of Notre Dame, where he became heavily involved with the University Theatre. Appearing in ...

34. Jack Conley

Actor | The Purge: Anarchy

Jack Conley is an actor, known for The Purge: Anarchy (2014), Fast & Furious (2009) and Traffic (2000). He is married to Francesca Casale.

35. Karen Kehela Sherwood

Producer | A Beautiful Mind

Graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in communications.

36. Lawrence Konner

Writer | Planet of the Apes

Father of Jeremy Konner.

37. Mark Rosenthal

Writer | Mona Lisa Smile

Mark Rosenthal is a writer, known for Mona Lisa Smile (2003), Planet of the Apes (2001) and The Jewel of the Nile (1985).

38. John Barry

Music_department | Dances with Wolves

John Barry was born in York, England in 1933, and was the youngest of three children. His father, Jack, owned several local cinemas and by the age of fourteen, Barry was capable of running the projection box on his own - in particular, The Rialto in York. As he was brought up in a cinematic ...

39. Carter Burwell

Music_department | Carol

Carter Burwell was born on November 18, 1954 in New York City, New York, USA as Carter Benedict Burwell. He is known for his work on Carol (2015), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) and Fargo (1996). He has been married to Christine Sciulli since 1999.

40. Michael Seresin

Cinematographer | Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Michael Seresin is a New Zealand cinematographer, best known for several collaborations with the British director Alan Parker.

His work as a cinematographer also include films like Angel Heart (1987), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014), and War for...

41. Peter Honess

Editor | L.A. Confidential

Peter Honess was born in 1946 in Eastbourne, Sussex, England. He is known for his work on L.A. Confidential (1997), Æon Flux (2005) and The Fast and the Furious (2001).



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