The Best Actresses and Actors - Born in the 1950sby dziwnytenswiat | created - 24 Jan 2020 | updated - 10 hours ago | Public
The current year of the competition: 1983 - Film No. 29
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. Randy Quaid
Actor | Brokeback Mountain
Randy Quaid is an Academy Award-nominated actor, for his performance in The Last Detail (1973). Hal Ashby directed Quaid in the role of Meadows opposite Jack Nicholson and Otis Young. Quaid is a great and much-admired actor that has been recognized by Hollywood and the world's finest directors, ...
Actress | Przesluchanie
Krystyna Janda was born on December 18, 1952 in Starachowice, Swietokrzyskie, Poland. She is an actress and director, known for Interrogation (1989), Pestka (1995) and A Few People, a Little Time (2005). She was previously married to Edward Klosinski and Andrzej Seweryn.
3. Sam Bottoms
Actor | Apocalypse Now
Sam Bottoms was born on October 17, 1955 in Santa Barbara, California, USA as Samuel John Bottoms. He was an actor, known for Apocalypse Now (1979), The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) and Seabiscuit (2003). He was married to Laura Bickford and Susan Arnold. He died on December 16, 2008 in Los Angeles, ...
4. Carol Kane
Actress | The Princess Bride
American stage, screen and television actress, and comedian Carol Kane (b. Carolyn Laurie Kane, June 18, 1952, in Cleveland, Ohio), was born to Elaine Joy (née Fetterman), a jazz singer and pianist, and Michael Myron Kane, an architect. Her family is Jewish (from Russia, Poland, and Austria). Due ...
Actor | The Last Picture Show
From a talented acting generation of four brothers, Timothy Bottoms was the closest to achieving out-and-out super-stardom in the 1970s. The eldest of four siblings, he was followed in birth by Joseph Bottoms, Sam Bottoms and Ben Bottoms.
All four boys were born and raised in Santa Barbara, ...
6. Amy Wright
Actress | The Amityville Horror
One of those dazzling chameleon players who never received their due, Amy Wright is still woefully unrecognized despite a superb resumé of Southern-styled film credits since the late 70s. On the other side of the coin, she has certainly made a distinct name for herself in the theater world as the ...
Actor | Jurassic Park
Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum was born October 22, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, one of four children of Shirley (Temeles), a radio broadcaster who also ran an appliances firm, and Harold L. Goldblum, a doctor. His father was of Russian Jewish descent and his mother was of Austrian Jewish ancestry.
Actor | Czlowiek z zelaza
Actor | Men in Black
Born in Buffalo, N.Y. but raised in the Garden State, Fredric first appeared in small theater productions at the age of six, and in his teens spent weekends studying at The Neighborhood Playhouse and HB Studios in NYC. During the summer he apprenticed at The Peterborough Players in N.H. - New ...
Actor | Moskva slezam ne verit
Aleksandr Fatyushin was born on March 29, 1951 in Ryazan, Russian SFSR, USSR as Aleksandr Konstantinovich Fatyushin. He was an actor, known for Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980), The Detached Mission (1986) and Garantiruyu zhizn (1977). He died on April 7, 2003 in Moscow, Russia.
11. Barbara Sukowa
Actress | Hannah Arendt
A strikingly beautiful German lead actress, Barbara Sukowa broke into TV and films as the protégée of famed director Rainer Werner Fassbinder with his masterpiece mini-series Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) and the moody film drama Lola (1981) in the title role. In the latter, Barbara won critical ...
12. Melanie Mayron
Actress | Thirtysomething
13. Karen Allen
Actress | Raiders of the Lost Ark
Karen Jane Allen was born in Carrollton, rural southern Illinois, to Patricia (Howell), a teacher, and Carroll Thompson Allen, an FBI agent. She spent her first 10 years traveling around the country with her parents and two sisters. She was always "the new girl in school." Acting did not really ...
14. Boguslaw Linda
Actor | Psy
Boguslaw Linda was born on June 27, 1952 in Torun, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland. He is an actor and director, known for Psy (1992), Pan Tadeusz: The Last Foray in Lithuania (1999) and Blind Chance (1987). He has been married to Lidia Popiel since July 23, 2000. They have one child.
15. Sabine Haudepin
Actress | Jules et Jim
Sabine Haudepin was born on October 19, 1955 in Montreuil, Seine [now Seine-Saint-Denis], France. She is an actress and writer, known for Jules and Jim (1962), The Last Metro (1980) and Trap for the Assassin (1966).
16. James Keane
Actor | Apocalypse Now
17. Eva Mattes
Actress | Enemy at the Gates
Versatile stage and screen actress best known for Werner Herzog films (Best Supporting winner at Cannes for "Woyzeck"). Possibly her most acclaimed starring role is as her mentor 'Rainer Werner Fassbinder' in "A Man Called EVA" (Fassbinder, who treated Eva Mattes kindly, was sometimes referred to ...
18. Carla Mancini
Actress | Karzan, il favoloso uomo della jungla
19. Carrie Fisher
Actress | Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi
Carrie Frances Fisher was born on October 21, 1956 in Burbank, California, to singers/actors Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. She was an actress and writer known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return ...
20. Isabelle Huppert
Actress | Elle
Isabelle Huppert was born March 16, 1953, in Paris, France, but spent her childhood in Ville d'Avray. Encouraged by her mother Annick Huppert (who was a teacher of English), she followed the Conservatory of Versailles and won an acting prize for her work in Alfred de Musset's "Un caprice". She then...
21. Pamela Franklin
Actress | The Innocents
British actress Pamela Franklin has worked with many notable actors and directors throughout her career. A somewhat underrated actress, she had a wide range of emotions that she brought to her many versatile characters. Franklin was born in Yokohama, Japan, and her father was an importer/exporter. ...
22. Adam Ferency
Actor | Kanalia
23. Mark Hamill
Actor | Star Wars
Mark Hamill is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy - Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) - a role he reprised in Star Wars: Episode VII - ...
24. Michael Jeter
Actor | The Green Mile
Michael Jeter was an American actor from Tennessee. His best known roles were that of math teacher and assistant football coach Herman Stiles in the sitcom "Evening Shade" (1990-1994) and "Mr. Noodle's brother, Mister Noodle" in "Sesame Street", a role he played from 2000 to 2003. He specialized in...
25. Marek Kondrat
Actor | Dzien swira
Marek Kondrat was born on October 18, 1950 in Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland as Marek Tadeusz Kondrat. He is an actor and director, known for Day of the Wacko (2002), Prawo ojca (1999) and We're All Christs (2006). He has been married to Antonina Turnau since September 19, 2015. He was previously ...
26. Ewa Zietek
Actress | Lalka
Ewa Zietek was born on March 8, 1953 in Katowice, Slaskie, Poland. She is an actress, known for Lalka (1978), Tylko milosc (2007) and Kariera Nikodema Dyzmy (1980). She has been married to Jacob, Rainer since August 2000.
27. Beverly D'Angelo
Actress | American History X
Intriguing, inspiring, and never less than interesting -- key adjectives in describing the career of Beverly D'Angelo, which has well passed the four-decade mark. Perhaps deserving better movies than she generally found herself in, she nevertheless was always an object of fascination and the one to...
Actor | Zlote runo
29. John Megna
Actor | To Kill a Mockingbird
John Megna was born on November 9, 1952 in Queens, New York, USA as John Anthony Ingolia. He was an actor, known for To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), The Cannonball Run (1981) and Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964). He died on September 5, 1995 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
30. Tadeusz Bradecki
Actor | Teatr Telewizji
31. Cybill Shepherd
Actress | Cybill
Cybill Lynne Shepherd was born in Memphis, Tennessee, to Patty, a homemaker, and William Shepherd, a small business owner. Named after her grandfather, Cy, and her father, Bill, Shepherd's career began at a young age in modeling, when she won the "Miss Teenage Memphis" contest in 1966 and the "...
32. Heinz Hoenig
Actor | Das Boot
Heinz Hoenig was born on September 24, 1951 in Landsberg am Lech, Bavaria, Germany. He is an actor, known for Das Boot (1981), Der Schattenmann (1996) and Der König von St. Pauli (1998). He has been married to Annika Kärsten since April 4, 2019. He was previously married to Simone Hoenig.
33. Mary Badham
Actress | To Kill a Mockingbird
Mary Badham was born on October 7, 1952 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. She is an actress, known for To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), Let's Kill Uncle (1966) and The Twilight Zone (1959). She has been married to Richard Wilt since 1975. They have two children.
34. Patricia Gozzi
Actress | Rapture
She was born on April 12 1950. Father Yves Gozzi, mother Gylberte. Has three sisters. One son, Benoit Sauvage, born in California in 1980, one daughter, Celia Sauvage, also born in California in 1983. Nationality, French, married to Michael Sauvage.
So many people wondered why this young actress ...
35. Darrell Larson
Actor | The China Syndrome
Darrell Larson was born on December 13, 1950 in Tracy, California, USA as Darrell Ray Larson. He is an actor and director, known for The China Syndrome (1979), The Manchurian Candidate (2004) and City Limits (1984). He has been married to Susanna Styron since October 7, 1984. They have two children...
36. Thomas G. Waites
Actor | The Thing
37. Ellen Foley
Actress | Hair
Ellen Foley was born on June 5, 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She is an actress, known for Hair (1979), Fatal Attraction (1987) and Cocktail (1988). She has been married to Doug Bernstein since April 29, 1990. They have two children.
38. Dominic Guard
Actor | The Go-Between
39. Frank Sivero
Actor | Goodfellas
Frank Sivero (born January 6, 1952) is an American character actor, perhaps best known for playing the roles of Genco Abbandando in Mario Puzo's and Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather Part II and Frankie Carbone (based on Angelo Sepe) in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas.
Sivero was born Francesco ...
40. Josiane Tanzilli
Actress | Amarcord
41. Gigi Vorgan
Actress | Jaws 2
42. Brad Dourif
Gaunt character actor Brad Dourif was born Bradford Claude Dourif on March 18, 1950 in Huntington, West Virginia. He is the son of Joan Mavis Felton (Bradford) and Jean Henri Dourif, a French-born art collector who owned and operated a dye factory. His father died when Dourif was three years old, ...
Actress | Solyaris
Natalya Bondarchuk was born on May 10, 1950 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Natalya Sergeevna Bondarchuk. She is an actress and director, known for Solaris (1972), Odna lyubov dushi moyey (2007) and Krasnoe i chernoe (1976). She is married to Nikolay Burlyaev. They have one child.
44. Lionel Pina
Actor | Dog Day Afternoon
45. Zane Lasky
Actor | The Tony Randall Show
46. Cathryn Harrison
Actress | Black Moon
Cathryn Harrison was born on May 25, 1959 in London, England as Cathryn Mary Lee Harrison. She was an actress, known for Black Moon (1975), Eat the Rich (1987) and The Dresser (1983). She was married to Paul Laing. She died in 2018 in Plymouth, Devon, England.
47. Ray Lovelock
Actor | Fiddler on the Roof
Handsome, charming, and versatile actor Ray Lovelock was born on June 19, 1950 in Rome, Italy to an Italian mother and English father. Lovelock's father was an allied British soldier who in 1944 liberated Italy from a fascist regime. Ray's father met and eventually married his mother while ...
Actress | Vlyublyon po sobstvennomu zhelaniyu
Evgeniya Glushenko was born on September 4, 1952 in Rostov-on-Don, Rostov Oblast, RSFSR, USSR as Yevgeniya Konstantinovna Glushenko. She is an actress, known for Vlyublyon po sobstvennomu zhelaniyu (1982), An Unfinished Piece for Mechanical Piano (1977) and Live and Remember (2008).
49. Marcin Tronski
Actor | And the Violins Stopped Playing
Marcin Tronski was born on June 13, 1954 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. He is an actor, known for And the Violins Stopped Playing (1988), Na dobre i na zle (1999) and O-Bi, O-Ba - The End of Civilization (1985).
50. Artur Barcis
Actor | Ranczo
Actor | Czlowiek z zelaza
52. Mark Lester
Actor | Oliver!
Mark attended stage school in London, England as a young child and made his film debut in The Counterfeit Constable (1964) at the age of six. He made countless TV appearances and became very well known in England. Worldwide fame developed as a result of his portrayal of a stuttering child in Our ...
53. Jack Wild
Actor | Oliver!
Born September 30, 1952, in Royton, near Oldham, England, Jack Wild was discovered by talent agent June Collins, mother of rock star Phil Collins. His breakthrough came when he landed the role of Oliver in the London stage production of "Oliver!" When it came to casting the film, the role of the ...
Actor | Family Rock
55. T.K. Carter
Actor | The Thing
T.K. Carter was raised just east of Los Angeles, California. He began his stand-up routine at age 12, and, by high school, appeared in Neil Simon's production of "The Odd Couple." He began his professional stand-up routine at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles and has also worked at the Improvisation ...
Actor | 48 Hrs.
Actor | Das Boot
Claude-Oliver Rudolph was born on November 30, 1956 in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. He is an actor and writer, known for Das Boot (1981), The World Is Not Enough (1999) and Rote Erde (1983). He was previously married to Sabine von Maydell.
Actor | Das Boot
Martin Semmelrogge was born on December 8, 1955 in Bad Boll, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He is an actor, known for Das Boot (1981), Schindler's List (1993) and Das Boot (1985). He was previously married to Sonja Semmelrogge and Susanne.
59. Mark Linn-Baker
Actor | My Favorite Year
Mark Linn-Baker was born on June 17, 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is an actor and director, known for My Favorite Year (1982), Adam (2009) and Perfect Strangers (1986). He has been married to Christa Justus since December 29, 2012. He was previously married to Adrianne Lobel.
60. Deborah Rush
Actress | You've Got Mail
Delightfully offbeat, redheaded comedic actress Deborah Rush, from theater, films and TV, was born on April 10, 1954, in Chatham, New Jersey and developed an early interest in making people laugh as a child. Following high school, she decided to pursue acting headfirst, apprenticing with the ...
Actress | Otesánek
Jaroslava Kretschmerová was born on September 1, 1955 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. She is an actress, known for Greedy Guts (2000), The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians (1981) and Love Between the Raindrops (1980).
62. Shabana Azmi
Actress | Arth
One of the leading lights of the now-largely-defunct Indian New Wave, Shabana Azmi (alongside the late Smita Patil) was one of the main female actors who dominated the films of the so-called "Parallel Cinema" in India in the 1970s and 1980s. Born to noted Urdu progressive poet and lyricist Kaifi ...
63. Laurie Bird
Actress | Two-Lane Blacktop
Laurie Bird was a cute and charming actress who appeared in only three pictures during her regrettably short-lived career. Bird was born on September 26, 1953 in Long Island, New York. Laurie was working as a model when she was chosen by director Monte Hellman, from nearly 500 women, to portray "...
64. Simon Chandler
Actor | The Man Who Knew Too Little
65. 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), The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982) and Dynasty (1981). She has been married to Thomas Dolby since July 2, 1988. They have three children. She was previously...
66. Mwako Cumbuka
Actor | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
67. Béatrice Romand
Actress | Le genou de Claire
Béatrice Romand was born on April 16, 1952 in Birkadem, Alger, Algeria. She is an actress and director, known for Claire's Knee (1970), A Good Marriage (1982) and Graf Yoster gibt sich die Ehre (1967).
68. Mathieu Carrière
Actor | La maison des bories
Actor | Ran
70. Penny Brahms
Actress | 2001: A Space Odyssey
71. Mady Kaplan
Actress | The Deer Hunter
Actress | The Godfather
Simonetta Stefanelli was born on November 30, 1954 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is an actress, known for The Godfather (1972), Young Lucrezia (1974) and Quer pasticciaccio brutto de via Merulana (1983). She was previously married to Michele Placido.
73. Colleen Camp
Actress | Clue
Colleen Camp was born in San Francisco, California. She began working as a juvenile actress at the age of 3 and was eventually 'discovered' while working as a bird trainer at Busch Gardens. She appeared on The Dean Martin Show (1965) and made her film debut in Battle for the Planet of the Apes (...
74. Marc Coppola
Actor | Apocalypse Now
Marc Coppola was born on April 29, 1958 in the USA. He is known for his work on Apocalypse Now (1979), Leaving Las Vegas (1995) and The Bling Ring (2013). He is married to Elizabeth Seton. They have two children.
Writer | Viaggio sola
Enrica Bonaccorti was born on November 18, 1950 in Savona, Liguria, Italy. She is an actress, known for Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972), Love & Anarchy (1973) and Cagliostro (1975).
77. Anna Bonaiuto
Actress | L'amore molesto
Anna Bonaiuto was born on January 28, 1950 in Latisana, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy as Anna Buonaiuto. She is an actress and writer, known for L'amore molesto (1995), Il Postino (1994) and Il Divo (2008).
78. Björn Andrésen
Actor | Midsommar
79. Jörgen Lindström
Actor | Tystnaden
80. Daniel Stern
Actor | City Slickers
Daniel Stern was born in Bethesda, Maryland, to a social worker father and a day care manager mother. He has been acting professionally since the age of seventeen. Following his high school graduation, he auditioned for the Washington Shakespeare Festival seeking a job as a lighting engineer but ...
81. Kerry MacLane
Actor | Johnny Got His Gun
Kerry MacLane was born on April 18, 1958 in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA. He is an actor, known for Johnny Got His Gun (1971), ABC Afterschool Specials (1972) and The Streets of San Francisco (1972).
82. Frédéric Andréi
Actor | Diva
Frédéric Andréi was born on October 23, 1959 in Paris, France as Frédéric Andrei. He is an actor and director, known for Diva (1981), Par suite d'un arrêt de travail... (2008) and Paris minuit (1986).
83. Denise DuBarry
Actress | Being There
Denise DuBarry was born on March 6, 1956 in Killeen, Texas, USA. She was an actress and producer, known for Being There (1979), Black Sheep Squadron (1976) and Monster in the Closet (1986). She was married to William Ferrill Hay, Gary Lockwood and Connolly Kamornick Oyler. She died on March 23, ...
84. Gwen Humble
Actress | Being There
Gwen Humble was born on December 4, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Being There (1979), Remington Steele (1982) and JAG (1995). She has been married to Ian McShane since August 30, 1980.
85. Elya Baskin
Actor | Spider-Man 2
Elya Baskin is a Soviet Latvia-born American actor, best-known for his work on Spider-Man 2 (2004), The Name of the Rose (1986) and Spider-Man 3 (2007). He was born on August 11, 1950 in Riga, USSR [now Latvia] as Elya Zalmanovich Baskin to Zalman and Frieda Baskin, both of Russian Jewish descent. ...
86. Geraldine Keams
Actress | Faster
87. Gina Gillespie
Actress | What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Gina Gillespie was born on September 20, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Gina Gail Gillespie. She is an actress, known for What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958) and Law of the Plainsman (1959). She has been married to James D. MacDonald since May 5, 1973.
88. Fabrice Luchini
Actor | Dans la maison
89. Olga Barnet
Actress | Solyaris
Olga Barnet is a Russian actress of Moscow Art Theatre (MKhAT).
She was born Olga Borisovna Barnet on September 3, 1951, in the Soviet Union. Her father, Boris Barnet, was a legendary Soviet film actor and director, who was in his fourth marriage to Olga's mother, Alla Kazarnovskaya, an actress of ...
90. Keith Szarabajka
Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Keith Szarabajka was born on December 2, 1952 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Argo (2012) and The Dark Knight (2008). He was previously married to Jennifer Jay Stewart.
91. Meral Orhonsay
Actress | Derya Gülü
92. Gary Springer
Actor | Jaws 2
Gary Springer is an entertainment publicist representing film, theatre and events. His company represents independent and foreign films at festivals in the US and abroad, and for release in NY and nationally as well as serving as sales, distribution and awards consultant. He has represented or ...
93. Chu Chu Malave
Actor | Dog Day Afternoon
94. Ewa Fröling
Actress | Män som hatar kvinnor
95. Lena Olin
Actress | The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Swedish-born Lena Olin already had a successful career as an actress before she came to Hollywood. She acted at the Royal Theatre in Stockholm and was directed by Ingmar Bergman. She was born in Stockholm, to actors Britta Holmberg and Stig Olin, who appeared in six of Bergman's films. Lena also ...
96. Pernilla August
Pernilla August started acting as a child, performing in plays at Vår teater and at school. In 1979 she was accepted at the Statens scenskola to study acting professionally. Director Ingmar Bergman took note of her early and cast her as a nanny in his Fanny and Alexander (1982).
In 1982 she got ...
97. Stina Ekblad
Actress | Fanny och Alexander
98. Loyd Catlett
Actor | Blown Away
Former amateur and P.R.C.A. rodeo cowboy, events were Bareback Bronc, Saddle Bronc and Bull Riding. Originally from Texas, started with community theater and was cast for the part of Leroy in the film The Last Picture Show. Then came to L.A. to loop The Last Picture Show and never returned to Texas...
99. Kathy Cronkite
Actress | Network
Kathy Cronkite was born on September 5, 1950 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Mary Kathleen Cronkite. She is an actress, known for Network (1976), The Waltons (1972) and The Trial of Billy Jack (1974). She was previously married to William Forsyth Ikard and Mark Robert Stewart.
100. Ted Eccles
Ted Eccles began his entertainment career as a child actor appearing in dozens of movies and television shows including, "My Six Loves", "In Cold Blood", "My Side of The Mountain", "The Lucy Show", "The Beverly Hillbillies", "Lassie", "The Munsters", "The Little Drummer Boy", "Daniel Boone", "My ...