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...

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Linnea Berthelse on Her ‘Stranger Things’ Audition and Keeping Her Role a Secret for a Year
“Sometimes when actors don’t get the part, it’s not always about an actor being a bad actor; it’s about connecting to the material.” – Linnea Berthelsen Stranger Things is back on our screens with its second season, something fans have been waiting for ever since season one arrived on Netflix in 2016. Returning to the […]
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Jonathan Groff on Playing King George III in ‘Hamilton’: “I rehearsed for about a day, and then went into the show”
Can you even imagine stepping into a role in one of the biggest Broadway hits of all time with barely any time to prepare?
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Lina Esco on Playing the Only Female Officer on ‘S.W.AT.’: “I have to portray her as someone equal to all of the guys on her team”
"The important thing for me when I read scripts is how much respect I have for the character and how far I can take her" - Lina Esco
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Sam Rockwell on Typecasting and One of His Worst Auditions
"I’m kind of a workhorse. It takes a toll" - Sam Rockwell
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Rachel Bloom: “The way that I learned comedy was not rigid, but this very specific technique taught by the Upright Citizens Brigade”
"I went from being a person who was doing moderately successful videos online and working as a moderately successful TV writer and aspiring to do this to having a Golden Globe." - Rachel Bloom