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Lee Van Biography Lee Van Cleef (January 9, 1925 - December 16, 1989) was a movie actor, who appeared mostly in Western and action pictures. His sharp features and piercing eyes made him an ideal... 0 Comments
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Kevin Zegers
photo: Biography Early life Kevin started acting at the age of 6. He has been in over 30 commercials, also did some modeling in London. Zegers was born in St. Marys, Ontario to James Zegers (a quarry worker) and Mary Ellen (a hair dresser). He grew up in Woodstock, Ontario, graduating from an...
Billy Zane
photo:   Background and family Billy Zane, born William Zanetakos, is of Greek American heritage and speaks fluent Greek. His parents, George and Thalia, ran a medical technical school, and his older sister is actress Lisa Zane. He is a graduate of the Francis W. Parker...
Chow Yun-Fat
Early life Raised on the tiny offshore island of Lamma, Chow spent his childhood in poverty. His life started to change when his actor-trainee application was accepted by the local television station, TVB.   Career It didn't take long for Chow to become a household name in Hong Kong following his role in the hit...
Francis X Bushman
  Francis X. Bushman Francis Xavier Bushman (January 10, 1883 – August 23, 1966) was the first major male movie star, first starting in 1911 in the silent film His Friend's Wife. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland. Bushman, like many of his contemporaries, broke into film from stage. He was performing at Broncho Billy...
James Woods
  Early life Woods was born in Vernal, Utah to Gail Peyton Woods, an army intelligence officer who died in 1960 following routine surgery, and Martha Dixon, who operated a pre-school after her husband's death; he has a brother, Michael. Woods, who was raised in his Irish American mother's Catholic religion, grew up in...
Elijah Wood
photo:   Filmography Back to the Future II (1989) Internal Affairs (1990) Avalon (1990) Paradise (1991) Radio Flyer (1992) Day-O (1992) Forever Young (1992) Huck Finn (1993) The Good Son (1993) North (1994) The...
Norman Wisdom
Biography: Norman Wisdom was born in the London district of Marylebone to Frederick and Maude Wisdom. His father was a chauffeur and his mother a dressmaker. After a difficult and poverty-stricken childhood he joined the army and began to develop his talents as a musician and stage entertainer.   Early career After he...
Henry Winkler
Biography Winkler started his career by appearing in a number of television commercials before landing a role in The Lords of Flatbush (1974) (which also starred then-unknown Sylvester Stallone). He quickly got the role of Fonzie in Happy Days that same year. During his decade on Happy Days, Winkler also starred in a number of movies...
Paul Winfield
photo: Biography Paul Winfield (May 22, 1941 – March 7, 2004) was an American television and film actor. Born in Los Angeles, California, he first became well-known to audiences when he appeared for several years opposite Diahann Carroll on the...
Owen Wilson
photo:   Owen Cunningham Wilson (born November 18, 1968) is an American actor.   Contents 1 Biography 1.1 Early life 1.2 Nose 2 Rise to Stardom 3 Career 3.1 Filmography 3.2 Frat Pack 4 External links 5 References  ...
Luke Wilson
photo: Biography Luke Cunningham Wilson (born September 21, 1971) is an Irish-American film actor from Dallas, Texas. Wilson's film acting career began with the lead role in the short film Bottle Rocket in 1994, a film co-written by Wilson's older...
Dooley Wilson
  Career Wilson worked in black theatre in Chicago and New York from 1908 to the 1930s, in motion pictures and Broadway musicals from the 1930s to the 1950s and played Bill Jackson on the television situation comedy Beulah during its final 1952–1953 season. He received the nickname "Dooley" while working...
Bruce Willis
Biography   Life Willis was married to actress Demi Moore from November 21, 1987 to October 18, 2000. The couple gave no public reason for their breakup. Willis and Moore had three children during their thirteen-year union: Rumer Glenn Willis (born 1988), Scout LaRue Willis (1991) and Tallulah Belle Willis (1994). Since their...
Robin Williams
  Biography Williams was born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and Marin County, California. His father, Robert Fitzgerald Williams, of English, Welsh and Irish Protestant descent, was a senior executive at Ford in charge of the Midwest area, and his mother Laurie was a New Orleans-born former model...
Emlyn Williams
photo: Biography George Emlyn Williams (November 26, 1905 - September 25, 1987) was a Welsh dramatist and actor. He was born into a working-class family in Mostyn, Flintshire, Wales, but won a scholarship to Christ Church College, Oxford. In 1927, he joined a repertory...
Barry Williams
photo: Biography Barry William Blenkhorn (born September 30, 1954 in Santa Monica, California), known professionally as Barry Williams, is an American actor best known for his role as "Greg Brady" in the ABC television series The Brady Bunch. Williams decided as a...
Gene Wilder
Biography   Born in Milwaukee, the son of Russian Jewish immigrants, Wilder studied drama at the University of Iowa and later attended Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in the UK. He served in the United States Army from 1956 to 1958. Returning to the United States, Wilder sought work in the theater supporting himself by...
Richard Widmark
photo: Biography Richard Widmark in Kiss of Death Richard Widmark (born December 26, 1914 in Sunrise, Minnesota) is an American film actor. He grew up in Princeton, Illinois and attended Lake Forest College, where he studied acting. He...
Stuart Whitman
photo: Biography Stuart Whitman (born February 1, 1926 or, according to other sources 1928 or 1929) is an American actor arguably best known for playing Marshal Jim Crown in the western television series Cimarron Strip in 1967, co-starring with John Wayne in the western movie The...
Bradley Whitford
Biography Bradley Whitford (born 10 October 1959 in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American actor. Whitford majored in English and Theater at Wesleyan University and then went on to receive a master's degree from The Juilliard School. Whitford is best known for his role as Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman on the NBC television...
Wil Wheaton
Biography Like many actors who were popular from their work in the Star Trek franchise, much of Wheaton's career has been limited to Trek-oriented appearances. During his youth, he was a prominently featured guest at Star Trek conventions and very popular in teen magazines. In the late 1990s, he embraced work in independent film,...
Samuel West
Biography Samuel West, sometimes billed as Sam West, (born June 19, 1966) is a British actor, the son of Prunella Scales and Timothy West. He studied English Literature at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, but was always destined for an acting career. In 1992 he played the lower-middle-class clerk Leonard Bast in the Merchant-Ivory film...
Eric West
Biography Mark Wahlberg and Eric West pose together at MTV Video Music Awards September, 2000 Eric started recording music at the age of 12 much like his uncle Grammy winner Smokey Robinson of Motown fame, Black Eyed Peas member Fergie (Stacy Ferguson) discovered Eric, invited the then 15 year old to appear on stage with the...
Adam West
Biography After attending Lakeside School, a prestigious high school in Seattle, he graduated from nearby Whitman College where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity, majored in literature and psychology, and was married. He served two years in the United States Army. He worked as a disc jockey, truck driver and cowboy, then...
Oskar Werner
photo: Biography Stage career Universally regarded as one of Western Europe's foremost stage actors, Oskar Werner was 18 years old when he made his stage bow at the Burgtheater in his native Vienna. A lifelong pacifist, Werner did everything he could to avoid conscription in the...
George Wendt
photo: Biography George Robert Wendt (born October 17, 1948) is an American actor best known for the role of Norm Peterson on the long-running television show Cheers (1982-1993). He was born in Chicago, Illinois and attended Campion High School in Prairie du Chien,...
Orson Welles
photo: Biography Early career Welles was born in 1915 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He had an unusual childhood, being somewhat of a prodigy, and his personal relationships suffered as a result. His mother died when he was nine, and his father, Richard Head Welles, receded into the...
Johnny Weissmuller
photo: Biography   Early life He was born János Weißmüller in Freidorf, Austria-Hungary (present-day Timi┼čoara, Romania) to German language speaking Austrian parents, Petrus Weißmüller...
Jack Webb
photo: Biography This article is about the actor, producer and writer Jack Webb. For the mystery writer, see John Alfred "Jack" Webb John Randolph "Jack" Webb (April 2, 1920 – December 23, 1982) was an American actor, television producer director and writer who is...
Clifton Webb
Biography Mark Stevens and Clifton Webb in The Dark Corner Clifton Webb (November 19, 1889 – October 13, 1966) was an American actor. He was born Webb Parmalee Hollenbeck in Beech Grove, Indiana (a self-governing part of Indianapolis), the son of Jacob Grant Hollenbeck (1867-May 2, 1939) and Mabelle A. Parmalee (some...


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