Category Archives: Cinema

#663 Sabu / Brian Rix – 27 January 1924

Sabu Dastagir Sabu Dastagir (27 January 1924 – 2 December 1963) was an Indian film actor who later gained American citizenship. He was normally credited only by his first name, Sabu, and is primarily known for his work in film during the 1930s–1940s in Britain and America. Brian … Continue reading

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#660 Louise Brough / Terence Alexander – 11 March 1923

Louise Brough Althea Louise Brough Clapp (née Brough; March 11, 1923 – February 3, 2014) was an American tennis player. During her career between 1942 and 1957, she won six Grand Slam singles titles as well as numerous doubles and … Continue reading

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#658 Sophie Dahl / Tom Hardy – 15 September 1977

Sophie Dahl Sophie Dahl (born 15 September 1977) is an English author and former fashion model. Dahl is the daughter of actor Julian Holloway and writer Tessa Dahl. Her maternal grandparents were the children’s author Roald Dahl and the American … Continue reading

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#656 Robert De Niro / John Humphrys – 17 August 1943

Robert De Niro Robert De Niro (born August 17, 1943) is an American actor and producer who has starred in over 90 films. His first major film roles were in the sports drama Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) and Martin … Continue reading

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#655 Anna Paquin / Elisabeth Moss – 24 July 1982

Anna Paquin Anna Helene Paquin (born 24 July 1982) is a Canadian-born New Zealand actress. Her first film was The Piano, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in March 1994 at the age of 11, making … Continue reading

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#653 Morgan Fairchild / Pamela Franklin – 3 February 1950

Morgan Fairchild Morgan Fairchild (born February 3, 1950) is an American actress. She achieved prominence during the late 1970s and early 1980s with continuing roles in several television series, in which she usually conveyed a glamorous image. Fairchild began her career … Continue reading

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#652 U Thant / Ann Sothern – 22 January 1909

U Thant U Thant (January 22, 1909 – November 25, 1974) was a Burmese diplomat and the third Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1961 to 1971. Ann Sothern Ann Sothern (January 22, 1909 – March 15, 2001) was an American … Continue reading

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#651 John Schlesinger / Margot Frank – 16 February 1926

John Schlesinger John Richard Schlesinger, CBE (16 February 1926 – 25 July 2003) was an English film and stage director, and actor. He won an Academy Award for Best Director for Midnight Cowboy, and was nominated for two other films … Continue reading

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#650 Emily Watson / Nicki Chapman / Saskia Wickham – 14 January 1967

Emily Watson Emily Margaret Watson, OBE (born 14 January 1967) is an English actress who gave an acclaimed debut film performance in Lars von Trier’s Breaking the Waves. She is a two-time Academy Award nominee and four-time BAFTA Award nominee. Her … Continue reading

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#649 Ed McBain / Jean Peters – 15 October 1926

Ed McBain (Evan Hunter) Ed McBain (October 15, 1926 – July 6, 2005) was an American author and screenwriter. Born Salvatore Albert Lombino, he legally adopted the name Evan Hunter in 1952. While successful and well known as Evan Hunter, he … Continue reading

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#648 Ronald Lacey / Heather Sears – 28 September 1935

Ronald Lacey Ronald William Lacey (28 September 1935 – 15 May 1991) was an English actor. He made numerous television and film appearances over a 30 year period and is perhaps best remembered for his villainous roles in Hollywood films, most … Continue reading

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#643 Malin Åkerman / Jason Biggs – 12 May 1978

Malin Åkerman Malin Maria Åkerman (born May 12, 1978) is a Swedish Canadian actress, model and singer. She was born in Stockholm, Sweden and moved to Canada at the age of two. As a child, she appeared in several television commercials before going on to win … Continue reading

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#642 Michelle Pfeiffer / Martin Whitmarsh – 29 April 1958

Michelle Pfeiffer Michelle Marie Pfeiffer (born April 29, 1958) is an American actress and singer. She made her film debut in 1980 in The Hollywood Knights, but first garnered mainstream attention with her breakout performance in Scarface (1983). Pfeiffer has had her greatest commercial successes with Batman Returns (1992), What … Continue reading

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#637 Louise Brooks / Harley O. Teets – 14 November 1906

Louise Brooks Louise Brooks (November 14, 1906 – August 8, 1985), born Mary Louise Brooks, was an American dancer and actress, noted for popularizing the bobbed haircut. Brooks is best known as the lead in three feature films made in Europe, including two G. W. Pabst films: Pandora’s Box (1929), Diary of … Continue reading

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#636 Leon Trotsky / King Baggot – 7 November 1879

Leon Trotsky Leon Trotsky ( 7 November 1879 – 21 August 1940) was a Russian Marxist revolutionary and theorist, Soviet politician, and the founder and first leader of the Red Army. On 20 August 1940, Trotsky was attacked in his … Continue reading

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#632 Béla Lugosi / Margaret Dumont – 20 October 1882

Béla Lugosi Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó (20 October 1882 – 16 August 1956), better known as Béla Lugosi, was a Hungarian-American actor, famous for portraying Count Dracula in the original 1931 film and for his roles in various other horror … Continue reading

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#631 Lindsey Vonn / Frieda Pinto / Esperanza Spalding – 18 October 1984

Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Caroline Vonn (née Kildow; born October 18, 1984) is an American World Cup alpine ski racer who competed with the United States Ski Team. She has won four overall World Cup championships with three consecutive titles in … Continue reading

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#629 Brigitte Bardot / Janet Munro – 28 September 1934

Brigitte Bardot Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot (born 28 September 1934) is a French former actress, singer and fashion model, now an animal rights activist. She was one of the best known sex symbols of the 1950s and ’60s. Starting in 1969, … Continue reading

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#628 Judy Geeson / Margaret Trudeau – 10 September 1948

Judy Geeson Judith Amanda “Judy” Geeson (born 10 September 1948) is an English actress. Geeson’s first major film appearances came in 1967 with To Sir, with Love (alongside Sidney Poitier and pop singer Lulu), and the comedy Here We Go … Continue reading

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#619 – John Bonham / Lynda Bellingham – 31 May 1948

John Bonham John Henry Bonham (31 May 1948 – 25 September 1980) was an English musician and songwriter, best known as the drummer of Led Zeppelin. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest drummers in the history of rock music. Lynda … Continue reading

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