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Boris Karloff


William Henry Pratt

1887-1969
Dulwich, London

Emigrated to Canada in 1909 where he spent 10 years with repertory companies. He then went to Hollywood and after several silent films he made his name as the monster in "Frankenstein" (1931). He went on to establish his reputation as a horror actor in "The Mask of Fu Manchu" (1931), "The Lost Patrol" (1934), "The Raven" (1935) and "The Bodysnatchers" (1945). He returned to the stage in 1941 in "Arsenic and Old Lace" and was Captain Hook in "Peter Pan" (1951). He returned to live in England in 1955 and continued to appear in films, on television and the stage until his death.


Casey Kasem

Kemal Amin Kasem
Born: 27 April 1932
Detroit, Michigan, USA

Lebanese born TV and film voice actor and radio personality. Best known as the voice of "American Top 40" which he hosted for three decades.


Danny Kaye

David Daniel Kaminsky
Born: 18 January 1913
New York City
Died: 3 March 1987

Best known for his role in "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty".


Buster Keaton

Joseph Frank Keaton
Born: 4 October 1895
Piqua, Kansas
Died: 1 February 1966 (lung cancer)

Best known as one of the silent film era's most famous comedians.


Diane Keaton

Diane Hall
Born: 5 January 1946
Los Angeles

Star of many films including "The Godfather" and it's sequel "The Godfather II", a powerful dramtic actor as well as comedian, other credits include "The First Wive's Club" with Goldie Hawn, her Oscar winning performance was for "Annie Hall" (note her real last name is Hall) directed by Woody Allen, her one-time partner and mentor. She switched allegiances from Allen to Warren Beatty.


Michael Keaton

Michael John Douglas
Born: 9 September 1951
Pennsylvania, USA

Star of "Beetlejuice", played "Batman" (see Adam West) twice, but declined to appear in the third. Another claim to fame was his starring role in "Mr Mom". Changed his name to avoid confustion with Michael Douglas.


Gene Kelly

Eugene Curran Kelly
1912-1996
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Graduated from Pittsburgh University with an Economics Degree before turning to dancing as a career.His stage debut was in the chorus of "Leave it to Me" (1938). His lead performance in "Pal Joey" (1939) led to his film debut in for "Me and My Girl" (1942). He went on to star in many film musicals including "Cover Girl" (1944), "Anchors Aweigh" (1945), "On the Town" (1949), "An American in Paris" (1951) and his most famous film "Singin' in the Rain" (1952). He received a special Academy Award in 1951 for his achievments in the art of film choreography. With the demise of original film musicals, he turned to dramatic acting in "Marjorie Morningstar" (1958), "Inherit the Wind" (1960) and directed a number of films including "Hello Dolly!" (1969). In 1985 he received the American Film Institute Life Acheivement Award.


Deborah Kerr

Deborah Jane Kerr-Trimmer
Born: 2 September 1921
Helensburgh, Scotland

Star of movies "Heaven Knows, Mr Allison", "An Affair to Remember" and "Beloved Infidel" with leading men such as Burt Lancaster, Clark Gable and Stewart Granger.


Ben Kingsley

Krishna Bhanji
Born: 31 December 1943
Yorkshire, England

Best known for his portrayal of Mhatma Gandhi in the movie "Ghandi" which won his an Oscar in 1982. Other movies include "Schindler's List", "Bugsy" with Warren Beatty, and "Twelfth Night".


Natassja Kinski

Natassja Nakskzynski
Born: 1960
Berlin, Germany

Many films including "Tess" (1975), "Cat People" (1982), "One From the Heart" (1982), "Paris, Texas" (1984).


Mila Kunis

Milena Kunis
Born: 14 August 1983
Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union

Actress and voice artist. Best known for her roles in "That 70's Show", "Forgetting Sara Marshall", "Friends with Benefits" and "Black Swan". Mila was in a relationship with Macaulay Culkin for eight years, and is currently dating Ashton Kutcher (her co-star from "That 70's Show").


Ashton Kutcher

Christopher Kutcher
Born: 7 February 1978
Iowa, USA

Actor, producer, comedian. Best known for his roles in "That 70's Show", "Dude, Where's My Car?", "Just Married", "The Butterfly Effect", "What Happens in Vegas" and "Two and a Half Men". Ashton is the producer and creator of "Beauty and the Geek", "Room 401" and "Punk'd". Kutcher became the first user on Twitter to have more than 1,000,000 followers. Previously married to actress Demi Moore, and currently in a relationship with Mila Kunis.


Dilip Kumar

Yusuf Khan
Born: 1922
India

One of India's most popular actors, initiated into the world of acting by one of the prime actresses of his times, Devika Rani. Played a variety of characters over the span of six decades.

 







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