John William Goffage
Born: 26 March 1909
Broken Hill, NSW, Australia
Best known for roles as the symbolic rugged, easy
going Aussie male in films such as "Bush Christmas", "Rats of
Tobruk". Last film was "Wake in Fright", (but he didn't).
1895 - 1980
US movie actor, starring in "Some Like it Hot" with
Marilyn Monroe and Tony Curtis.
Born: 26 February 1924
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Made over 25 movies, and star of "The Tony Randall
Show" which aired from 1976 - 1978.
George Keefer Brewer
Born: 5 January 1914
Best known for the hit "Superman" TV series. Was
found dead from a gun-shot wound in his home. Many people
speculated that he was murdered (he was found lying on the shell of
the bullet) but his death was ruled a suicide. Also changed his
name to George Besselo in 1927 after being adopted by his mother's
second husband. There were 104 Superman episodes filmed, George
also had a role in "Gone With the Wind", where he portrayed one of
Renault Renaldo Duncan
Born: 3 September 1904
Moved from the big screeen to the small one, star of
the TV series "The Cisco Kid". Arrested in 1934 and spent a year in
prison for being an illegal immigrant, this was brought about when
he told some interviewers that he did not know what country he was
born in. He was pardoned by President Franklin D Roosevelt.
Born: 27 August 1962
Peekskill, New York
Best known as "Pee Wee Herman". TV show "Pee Wee's
Playhouse" was cancelled in 1989 after Reubens was arrested in
Florida and charged with indecent exposure.
Mary Frances Reynolds
American film actress. Her new first name was given
to her by Jack Warner of
Warner Brothers. Starred in one of the greatest screen musicals
"Singing in the Rain", "How the West was Won", "The Unsinkable
Molly Brown" and "Divorce American Style" among many others. Her
first nightclub act debuted at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas in
the mid-sixties, she has been headlining the casino circuit ever
since. Debbie returned to the musical stage in Irving Berlin's "Annie Get
Your Gun", and starred in "Woman of the Year" in 1983.
Born: 12 May 1961
New York City, USA
Best known for his villainous rogue roles in "Con
Air" as Nathan Diamond Dog Jones and as Marsellus in "Pulp
Fiction". Also appeared in both film versions of the "Mission
|Edward G Robinson
Born: 12 December 1893
Brooklyn, New York
"The best actor never to win an Oscar". Star of
"Little Caesar" (1930), a performance that would become a prototype
for screen gangsters. He appeared in more than 100 films and 40
|Ajay (AJ) Rochester
Born: 17 April 1969
Leigh changed more than her name, weight and career in her transition from stand-up comic to TV host of Australia's "The Biggest Loser".
Virginia Katherine McMath
Born: 16 July 1911
Starred in many singing/dancing films with Fred Astaire.
Leonard Franklin Slye
Born: 5 November 1911
Died: 6 July 1998 (heart failure)
Star of the Roy Rogers Show and actor in more then 80
westerns. His famous horse was named Trigger.
Joe Yule, Jr
Born: 23 September 1920
Brooklyn, New York
Best known as the star of Andy Hardy movies. Child
star of MGM, frequently matched with other MGM star Judy Garland.
Married eight times, including a marriage to Ava Gardner and also known for his
short stature of 5'3".
Philip Andre Rourke Jr
Born: 16 September 1956
Best known for his roles in the risque films "9 1/2
Weeks" with Kim Basinger and "Wild Orchid" with Carrie Otis who
would become his off-screen obsession and wife (from whom he is now
Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra
Born: 19 November 1961
Star of mushy romantic comedies and dramas. Film
credits include: "When Harry Met Sally", "Top Gun" with Tom Cruise, "Sleepless in Seatte", "When
a Man Loves a Woman", "A Prelude to a Kiss", "City of Angels" (a
remake of "Wings of Desire" with Nicolas Cage and Dennis Franz, and more recently "Proof
of Life". Began her career in the soapie "As the World Turns". Currently in a relationship with John Mellencamp.
Winona Laura Horowitz
Born: 29 October 1971
Best known as the star of "Heathers". Nominated for
an Academy Award for her 1993 role in "The Age of Innocence" and
1994 for "Little Women", starred with Angelina Jolie in "Girl
Interrupted", Johnny Depp in "Edward Scissorhands", Sigourney Weaver in "Alien
Resurrection" and Cher in