He remained unknown, traveling for ... David William Duchovny was born on August 7, 1960, in New York City, New York, USA. The 5-foot, 10-inch beauty was a Wilhelmina model in the 1970s, giving it up to go to work for Buffalo-area Congressman Jack Kemp. Max von Sydow. She attended the Professional Children's School in New York City. Copy to clipboard. He was born on October 18, 1927 in Wise, Virginia, to Helena Agnes (Slemp) and George Dewey Scott. When Tom was young he was into comic books, drawing funny pictures and collecting records. Kat was predominantly ... Natalie Portman is the first person born in the 1980s to have won the Academy Award for Best Actress (for Black Swan (2010)).Natalie was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel. She grew up in Maryland, where her parents ran a dress shop. When Shannon was in 3rd grade, her family moved to Waco, Texas, where most of her relatives already lived. Ben Kingsley was born Krishna Bhanji on December 31, 1943 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. Her father is Albanian and her mother is American (of Danish, Irish, English, and German descent). Save. Part Deux (1993). His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish emigrants from Minsk, ... David Hyde Pierce was born on 3 April 1959 in Saratoga Springs, New York, USA. Attended Marlboro College in Vermont. She is an actress and writer, known for In a World... (2013), No Strings Attached (2011) and It's Complicated (2009). westerns in the 1960s and then carved his name into 1970s/1980s popular culture, as a sex symbol (posing nearly naked for "Cosmopolitan" magazine), and on-screen as both a rugged action figure and then as a ... Patrick Warburton is known to many for the role of "Puddy" in the hit NBC comedy "Seinfeld," the laconic, enigmatic, quirky Saab salesman and Elaine's boyfriend. Her mother, Nedra S. (Stern), worked as a travel agent, and her father, Lee N. Kudrow, is a physician. Curry studied Drama and English at Birmingham University, from which he graduated with ... Harvey Weinstein was born on March 19, 1952, in Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, USA, the first of two boys born to Max and Miriam Weinstein. Kristen Chenowith. He had two older siblings, William Hitchcock (born 1890) and ... could have easily voiced the smoking caterpillar in Alice in Wonderland lol. Tom grew up in what he has ... We might just make it. Answer Save. His surname traces back to his partial German ancestry.... Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films, with sandy colored hair, pale complexion and a somewhat nervous disposition. She is of Italian (from a paternal great-great-grandfather), Polish, English, Irish, ... Anna Kay Faris was born on November 29, 1976 in Baltimore, Maryland, to Karen (Bathurst), a special education teacher, and Jack Faris, a sociologist. He was previously married to ... Eugene Allen Hackman was born in San Bernardino, California, the son of Anna Lyda Elizabeth (Gray) and Eugene Ezra Hackman, who operated a newspaper printing press. At 12 years old, she was the tallest girl in her school at 5'9".She earned the title of "Wittiest Girl" in her school, and her ... A New York stage actress in the 1950s, McClanahan was plucked from the stage by Norman Lear for roles on All in the Family (1971) and later Maude (1972). She is the daughter of Courteney (Bass) and Richard Lewis Cox (1930-2001), a businessman. She burst onto the scene playing the tone deaf Monica Moran in The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989), opposite brothers Jeff Bridges and Beau Bridges. She got her big break at acting in 1978 when she won the role of Laurie Strode in Halloween (1978). He was a member of various local drama groups from about age 12. She made her screen debut in the slasher film Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005), went on to have a supporting role in the independent coming-of-age drama Tanner Hall (2009), and has since starred in the horror ... Actress | She began her performing career as a stand-up comedian in New York where she appeared at the famous clubs, Stand Up New York and The Improv. She quickly left Washington, ... Betty White was born in Oak Park, Illinois, to Christine Tess (Cachikis), a homemaker, and Horace Logan White, a lighting company executive for the Crouse-Hinds Electric Company. Coincidentally, he was a friend of Susan Ryan, the mother of Meg Ryan. Her mother got her started ... Holly Hunter was born in Conyers, Georgia, to Opal Marguerite (Catledge), a homemaker, and Charles Edwin Hunter, a part-time sporting goods company representative and farmer with a 250 acre farm. Lv 7. MARLON BRANDO . Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. 2 1. Vanessa Marcil is best known for her roles as Brenda Barrett on General Hospital and Gina Kincaid on Beverly Hills 90210. Though he got out of the starting gate rather slowly, he has since excelled on stage, television and film while managing to turn himself into a winner with his loser-type looks... A talented character actor known for his military roles, Ronald Lee Ermey was in the United States Marine Corps for 11 years. So instead, I have decided to discuss some of the actresses whom I believe possess the most distinctive voices within the musical theatre world. cinemablend. Her ancestry includes English, German, Scottish, French, Dutch, and Welsh.Anna started acting very young but ... Lyndsy Marie Fonseca was born in Oakland, California, and was raised first in Alameda and then Moraga, California. Her mother, Emma (Harris), was a teacher and a nurse, and her father, Robert James Johnson, Jr., was a clergyman. He was the son of Emma Jane (Whelan; 1863 - 1942) and East End greengrocer William Hitchcock (1862 - 1914). Her mother, Helga Bullock (née Helga Mathilde Meyer), was a German opera singer. He was of Scottish, Ulster-Scots, and some English, descent. After high school graduation, Geena entered New England College in New Hampshire and then transferred the next year to Boston ... Uma Karuna Thurman was born in Boston, Massachusetts, into a highly unorthodox and internationally-minded family. Pesci first broke into entertainment as a child actor, and by the mid-1950s, was starring on the series "Star Time Kids".... Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known by his stage name Kevin Spacey, is an American actor of screen and stage, film director, producer, screenwriter and singer. He is known for his work with American filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, receiving acclaim for portraying SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa in Inglourious Basterds (2009) and bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz in Django Unchained (2012). the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Drew Barrymore has emerged as one of the most endearing and talented actresses of her generation.Drew Blyth Barrymore was born in Culver City, California, to ... Shannon Elizabeth was born in Houston, Texas, the daughter of a Syrian/Lebanese father and a mother who is English, Irish and German. Among his siblings are actors Brian Doyle-Murray, ... Well, there are so many holes in 1st Avenue, we really didn't think anyone would notice. Christopher Walken. "Cary Grant was born Archibald Alexander Leach on January 18, 1904 in Horfield, Bristol, England, to Elsie Maria (Kingdon) and Elias James Leach, who worked in a factory. Mack Rawden. Her father is of Lithuanian, Irish, and Polish descent, and her mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family from Toronto. He was born in Yorkshire, and attended Marlborough College and Cambridge University, where he discovered acting on a lark, and abandoned a planned career as an architect. His mother's family, originally surnamed "Fraga", was entirely Portuguese, while his father was of mostly English ancestry. But without the voice, Fran Drescher is virtually unrecognizable. Her parents divorced in 1950 and her mother then married stuntman Jock Mahoney, and they had a daughter, Princess O'Mahoney. Her father is Greek, and her mother was of English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian descent. He was married to Nita Whitaker and Joan Studva. His film debut was with Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953), followed by The Robe (1953). In 1945, he ... John Wayne was born Marion Robert Morrison in Iowa, to Mary Alberta (Brown) and Clyde Leonard Morrison, a pharmacist. Ask Kate Winslet what she likes about any of her characters, and the word "ballsy" is bound to pop up at least once. Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist. Her mother, ... Elizabeth Téa Pantaleoni was born on February 25, 1966 in New York City. He was orphaned at 15 after his father's death and became the ward of Dr. ... William H. Macy was born on March 13, 1950 in Miami, Florida, USA as William Hall Macy Jr. At an early age, he started to take dramatic lessons to calm himself down. She is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, and Scots-Irish ... Born in Wyckoff, New Jersey, USA on November 8, 1975. The actress Wendie Malick was born in Buffalo, New York, in 1950 and attended Ohio Wesleyan University, from which she graduated in 1972. In addition to “A Streetcar Named Desire,” there’s this line from “On the Waterfront” that … 10 Most Irritating Female Celebrity Voices. He wanted to play football in high school, but his mother wouldn't let ... John Joseph Travolta was born in Englewood, New Jersey, one of six children of Helen Travolta (née Helen Cecilia Burke) and Salvatore/Samuel J. Travolta. When she was ten ... Sandra Annette Bullock was born in Arlington, a Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C. The legendary specialist from ... Alan Rickman was born on a council estate in Acton, West London, to Margaret Doreen Rose (Bartlett), of English and Welsh descent, and Bernard Rickman, of Irish descent, who worked at a factory. After that, she became famous for roles in movies like Trading... Beyoncé Giselle Knowles was born on September 4, 1981 in Houston, Texas. He starred in the recently concluded TV series "Greenleaf" for Oprah Winfrey's OWN network. She landed a recurring role in the kids' TV show The Adventures... Eliza Dushku was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Judith (Rasmussen), a political science professor, and Philip R. Dushku, a teacher and administrator. Tell us what you think about this feature. She burst onto the scene playing the tone deaf Monica Moran in The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989), opposite brothers Jeff Bridges and Beau Bridges. 5. She worked on her ... Jane Lynch was born on July 14, 1960 in Dolton, Illinois, USA as Jane Marie Lynch. She is of Greek and English descent.... Amanda Laura Bynes was born on April 3, 1986, in Thousand Oaks, California, the youngest of three children of Lynn (Organ), a dental assistant, and Richard Bynes, a dentist. Eleanor Audley was an American actress, with a distinctive voice that helped her find work as a voice actress in radio and animation. 4. Actor | Chinatown. Her mother, Barbara Ward (Morris), and stepfather, both vaudeville performers, discovered her freakish but undeniably lovely four-octave singing voice and immediately got her a singing career. Source(s): That 70s show family guy Forgetting Sarah Marshall etc. What actress has a distinctive voice? I'll PT you until your *beep* are sucking buttermilk! She is the youngest of seven children. She is the daughter of Nena Thurman (née Birgitte Caroline von Schlebrügge), a fashion model and socialite who now runs a mountain retreat, and of Robert Thurman (Robert Alexander ... Brenda Song was born in Carmichael, California. He died on January 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, ... Paul Lynde was born in 1926 in Mount Vernon, Ohio (one of six children and the middle of four boys). Marcil has since starred in the television series Las Vegas and returned to General Hospital, resuming her role as Brenda Barrett. 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