This Day In History
This Day In History
Monday, September 24, 2018

«American actor»

Tim Robbins

Tim Robbins
(16.10.1958 )
Timothy Francis "Tim" Robbins is an American actor, screenwriter, director, producer, activist and musician. He is the former longtime partner of actress Susan Sarandon. He is known for his roles as Nuke in Bull Durham, Andy Dufresne in The Shawshank Redemption, and as Dave Boyle in Mystic River, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
American actor, actor, director

Montgomery Clift

Montgomery Clift
(October 17, 1920 - July 23, 1966)
Edward Montgomery Clift was an American film and stage actor. The New York Times’ obituary noted his portrayal of "moody, sensitive young men". Clift received four Academy Award nominations during his career, three for Best Actor and one for Best Supporting Actor.
American actor, actor

Jackie Coogan

Jackie Coogan
(October 26, 1914 - March 1, 1984)
John Leslie Coogan, known professionally as Jackie Coogan, was an American actor who began his movie career as a child actor in silent films. Many years later, he became known as Uncle Fester on 1960s sitcom The Addams Family. In the interim, he sued his mother and stepfather over his squandered film earnings and provoked California to enact the first known legal protection for the earnings of child performers, billed as the Coogans Act.
American actor, child actor, actor

Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen
(March 24, 1930 - November 7, 1980)
Terrence Steven "Steve" McQueen was an American movie actor. He was nicknamed "The King of Cool." His "anti-hero" persona, which he developed at the height of the Vietnam counterculture, made him one of the top box-office draws of the 1960s and 1970s.
McQueen, American actor, actor

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio
(11.11.1974 )
Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio is an American actor and film producer. He has received many awards, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his performance in The Aviator (2004), and has been nominated by the Academy Awards, Screen Actors Guild and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
DiCaprio, American actor, actor

Clark Gable

Clark Gable
(February 1, 1901 - November 16, 1960)
William Clark Gable known as Clark Gable, was an American film actor most famous for his role as Rhett Butler in the 1939 Civil War epic film Gone with the Wind, in which he starred with Vivien Leigh.
Gable, American actor, actor

Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito
(17.11.1944 )
Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr., better known as Danny DeVito, is an American actor, comedian, director and producer. He first gained prominence for his portrayal of Louie De Palma on the ABC and NBC television series Taxi (1978–1983), for which he won a Golden Globe and an Emmy.
American actor, actor, comedian

James Coburn

James Coburn
(August 31, 1928 - November 18, 2002)
James Harrison Coburn III was an American film and television actor. Coburn appeared in nearly 70 films and made over 100 television appearances during his 45-year career, and played a wide range of roles and won an Academy Award for his supporting role as Glen Whitehouse in Affliction.
American actor, actor

Pat Morita

Pat Morita
(June 28, 1932 - November 24, 2005)
Noriyuki "Pat" Morita was an American actor of Japanese descent who was well-known for playing the roles of Matsuo "Arnold" Takahashi on Happy Days and Mr. Miyagi in the «The Karate Kid» movie series, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1984.
American actor, actor

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee
(November 27, 1940 - July 20, 1973)
Bruce Lee (born Lee Jun-fan) was a Chinese American, Hong Kong actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and founder of the Jeet Kune Do martial arts movement. He is widely considered by many commentators, critics, media and other martial artists to be the most influential martial artist, and a cultural icon.
Bruce Lee, Lee, American actor, Hong Kong actor, actor

John Carradine

John Carradine
(February 5, 1906 - November 27, 1988)
John Carradine (born Richmond Reed Carradine) was an American actor, best known for his roles in horror films and Westerns as well as Shakespearean theater.
Carradine, American actor, actor

Douglas Fairbanks

Douglas Fairbanks
(May 23, 1883 - December 12, 1939)
Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. was an American actor, screenwriter, director and producer. He was best known for his swashbuckling roles in silent films such as «The Thief of Bagdad», «Robin Hood», and «The Mark of Zorro».
American actor, actor

Steve Buscemi

Steve Buscemi
(13.12.1957 )
Steven Vincent "Steve" Buscemi is an American actor, writer and film director. An associate member of the renowned experimental theater company The Wooster Group.
American actor, actor

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt
(18.12.1963 )
William Bradley "Brad" Pitt is an American actor and film producer. Pitt has received two Academy Award nominations and four Golden Globe Award nominations, winning one. He has been described as one of the world's most attractive men, a label for which he has received substantial media attention.
American actor, actor

Samuel L Jackson

Samuel L Jackson
(21.12.1948 )
Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American film and television actor and film producer. After becoming involved with the Civil Rights Movement, he moved on to acting in theater at Morehouse College, and then films.
American actor, actor

Humphrey Bogart

Humphrey Bogart
(December 25, 1899 - January 14, 1957)
Humphrey DeForest Bogart was an American actor. He is widely regarded as a cultural icon. The American Film Institute ranked Bogart as the greatest male star in the history of American cinema.
American actor, actor

Jason Robards

Jason Robards
(July 26, 1922 - December 26, 2000)
Jason Nelson Robards, Jr. was an American actor on stage, and in film and television, and a winner of the Tony Award (theatre), two Academy Awards (film) and the Emmy Award (television). He was also a United States Navy combat veteran of World War II.
American actor, actor

Jerry Orbach

Jerry Orbach
(October 20, 1935 - December 28, 2004)
Jerome Bernard "Jerry" Orbach was an American actor and singer.
American actor, actor

Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson
(03.01.1956 )
Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson is an American actor, film director, producer and screenwriter. Born in Peekskill, New York, Gibson moved with his parents to Sydney, Australia when he was 12 years old and later studied acting at the Australian National Institute of Dramatic Art.
American actor, actor

Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage
(07.01.1964 )
Nicolas Cage is an American actor, producer and director, having appeared in over 60 films.
American actor, actor

Kevin Costner

Kevin Costner
(18.01.1955 )
Kevin Michael Costner is an American actor, singer, musician, producer, director, and businessman.
American actor, actor

Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton
(October 4, 1895 - February 1, 1966)
Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton was an American comic actor, filmmaker, producer and writer. He was best known for his silent films, in which his trademark was physical comedy with a consistently stoic, deadpan expression, earning him the nickname "The Great Stone Face".
American actor, actor, comedian

Chris Rock

Chris Rock
(07.02.1965 )
Christopher Julius "Chris" Rock III is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer, film producer and director. He was voted in the US as the 5th greatest stand-up comedian of all time by Comedy Central. He was also voted in the UK as the 9th greatest stand-up comic on Channel 4's 100 Greatest Stand-Ups in 2007, and again in the updated 2010 list as the 8th greatest stand-up comic.
American actor, actor, comedian

Leslie Nielsen

Leslie Nielsen
(February 11, 1926 - November 28, 2010)
Leslie William Nielsen was a Canadian and naturalized American actor and comedian. Nielsen appeared in more than one hundred films and 1,500 television programs over the span of his career, portraying more than 220 characters.
American actor, actor, comedian

Bubba Smith

Bubba Smith
(February 28, 1945 - August 3, 2011)
Charles Aaron "Bubba" Smith was an American professional football player who became an actor after his retirement from the sport.
American actor, actor, American football player

Chuck Norris

Chuck Norris
(10.03.1940 )
Carlos Ray "Chuck" Norris is an American martial artist and actor. After serving in the United States Air Force, he began his rise to fame as a martial artist and has since founded his own school, Chun Kuk Do. As a result of his "tough guy" image, an Internet phenomenon began in 2005 known as Chuck Norris facts, ascribing various implausible or even impossible feats to Norris.
American actor, actor

Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis
(19.03.1955 )
Walter Bruce Willis is a German-born American actor, producer, and musician. His career began in television in the 1980s and has continued both in television and film since, including comedic, dramatic, and action roles.
American actor, actor

Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando
(April 3, 1924 - July 1, 2004)
Marlon Brando, Jr. was an American movie star and political activist. "Unchallenged as the most important actor in modern American Cinema" according to the St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, Brando was one of only three professional actors, along with Charlie Chaplin and Marilyn Monroe, named by Time magazine as one of its 100 Persons of the Century in 1999.
American actor, actor, movie star

Steven Seagal

Steven Seagal
(10.04.1952 )
Steven Frederic Seagal is an American action film star, producer, writer, martial artist, guitarist and reserve deputy sheriff. A 7th-dan black belt in Aikido, Seagal began his adult life as an Aikido instructor in Japan. He became the first foreigner to operate an Aikido dojo in Japan.
American actor, actor

American actor, actor

American actor, actor
(April 17, 1918 - November 12, 1981)
William Holden


Al Pacino

Al Pacino
(25.04.1940 )
Alfredo James "Al" Pacino is an American film and stage actor and director. He is famous for playing mobsters, including Michael Corleone in The Godfather trilogy and Tony Montana in Scarface, though he has also appeared several times on the other side of the law — as a police officer, a detective and a lawyer. His role as Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman won him the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1993 after receiving seven previous Oscar nominations.
Al Pacino, American actor, actor

Glenn Ford

Glenn Ford
(May 1, 1916 - August 30, 2006)
Glenn Ford was a Canadian-born American actor from Hollywood's Golden Era with a career that spanned seven decades. Despite his versatility, Ford was best known for playing ordinary men in unusual circumstances.
American actor, actor

Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper
(May 17, 1936 - May 29, 2010)
Dennis Lee Hopper was an American actor, filmmaker and artist. As a young man, Hopper became interested in acting and eventually became a student of the Actors' Studio. He made his first television appearance in 1954 and appeared in two films featuring James Dean, Rebel Without a Cause (1955) and Giant (1956). During the next 10 years, Hopper appeared frequently on television in guest roles, and by the end of the 1960s had played supporting roles in several films.
American actor, actor

Rod Steiger

Rod Steiger
(April 14, 1925 - July 9, 2002)
Rodney Stephen "Rod" Steiger was an Academy Award-winning American actor known for his performances in such films as On the Waterfront, The Big Knife, Oklahoma!, The Harder They Fall, Across the Bridge, The Pawnbroker, Doctor Zhivago, In the Heat of the Night, and Waterloo as well as the television programs Marty and Jesus of Nazareth.
American actor, actor
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