Actor Biographies

  • Biography: Christopher Meloni

    Christopher Meloni, already one of Hollywood’s most successful television actors, solidifies his leading man status with a number of much-anticipated feature films. He will next...

  • Biography: Hamish Linklater

    Hamish Linklater starred for five seasons on the CBS comedy “The New Adventures of Old Christine,” playing the brother of Julia-Louis Dreyfus’s title character. On...

  • Biography: Harrison Ford

    Harrison Ford has starred in some of the most successful and acclaimed films in cinema history, including the landmark “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones” franchises...

  • Biography: Paul Rudd

    Paul Rudd most recently starred in Judd Apatow’s This is 40, opposite Leslie Mann in a reprise of the roles they played for the filmmaker...

  • Biography: Tina Fey

    Tina Fey created, executive-produced, starred, and served as head writer on NBC’s 30 Rock for seven years. The critically acclaimed comedy won the Emmy Award...

  • Biography: Elliott Gould

    Elliot Gould starred in Ingmar Bergman’s The Touch in 1971, the great Swedish director’s first English language film. Gould began his acting career on Broadway...

  • Biography: Steve Coogan

    British-born Steve Coogan was on top of the U.S. box office in 2008 with Tropic Thunder, and most recently starred in the comedy The Trip,...

  • Biography: Annette Bening

    Two-time Golden Globe-winner Annette Bening was most recently seen in Focus Features’ critical and commercial sensation The Kids Are All Right, in which she played...

  • Biography: Antonio Banderas

    Since his introduction to American cinema in the highly acclaimed Mambo Kings, Antonio Banderas is irrefutably one of the leading international actors of his generation....

  • Biography: Paul Dano

    Paul Dano is currently in the midst of a long period of wildly varied, challenging, intriguing work.

  • Biography: Zoe Kazan

    Ruby Sparks is the first screenplay written by Zoe Kazan. An acclaimed theater actress and 2005 graduate of Yale University, Zoe made her New York...

  • Biography: Chris Messina

    Chris Messina can most recently be seen starring in Lee Kirk’s directorial debut, The Giant Mechanical Man, opposite Jenna Fischer, who also produced the film....

  • Biography: Deborah Ann Woll

    Originally a dancer and pianist, Deborah Ann Woll caught the acting bug in high school when she landed starring roles in several productions. Continuing her...

  • Biography: Michael Caine

    Michael Caine, a two-time Academy Award® winner, has appeared in more than 100 films in a career spanning over half a century.

  • Biography: Tom Hardy

    Tom Hardy is currently in production on George Miller’s new postapocalyptic actioner, in which he takes on the role of Mad Max, opposite Charlize Theron....

  • Biography: Anne Hathaway

    Anne Hathaway was honored with an Academy Award® nomination for Best Actress for her performance in Jonathan Demme’s critically acclaimed drama Rachel Getting Married. For...

  • Biography: Gary Oldman

    Gary Oldman has been a legendary presence on the screen for more than 25 years and is known to millions worldwide for his embodiment of...

  • Biography: Marion Cotillard

    Marion Cotillard won a Best Actress Academy Award® for her performance in La Vie en Rose, making her the first actress to earn an Oscar®...

  • Biography: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt is one of today’s busiest actors and has also been showcasing his talents behind the camera.

  • Biography: Morgan Freeman

    Morgan Freeman won an Academy Award® for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Clint Eastwood’s Million Dollar Baby, for which he also won a...

  • Biography: William Petersen

    William Petersen continues to show the full range of his unique talent to audiences in multiple mediums. The Evanston, Illinois native first discovered acting while...

  • Biography: Matt Bomer

    Matt Bomer currently stars as Neal Caffrey on USA’s White Collar, one of the highest-rated and most critically acclaimed scripted shows on cable television. ...

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