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Directors & Filmmakers of Today

Film Directors
of the XXth Century

Pioneers of The Cinema

           actors onstage at London's Old Globe Theatre performing in Shakespeare's "Henry VIII" in July 2010           on page 1:

A thru F

G thru M

here on page 2:

N thru S

T thru Z


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Liam Neeson
#10 on Forbes Magazine list of Highest Paid Movie Actors for 2013

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won Oscar for Best Actor for "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest" [1975]  won Oscar for Best Actor for "Terms of Endearment" [1983]  won Oscar for Best Actor for "As Good as It Gets" [1997]    Jack Nicholson
browse Jack Nicholson on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia
received 12 Oscar nominations [1970-2003]; won in 1976, 1984 & 1998

"Drive, He Said" [1971] co-written & directed by Jack Nicholson

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Edward James Olmos Page

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won Oscar for Best Actor for "Scent of a Woman" [1992]     Al Pacino
browse Al Pacino on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia
received 8 Oscar nominations [1973-1993]; won in 1993

Sonny's Al Pacino Online fansite

Magic Lantern's 'Godfather Saga' Page

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Gwyneth Paltrow
browse Gwyneth Paltrow on DVD • IMDb listing • official website/blog • Wikipedia

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won Oscar for Best Actor for "Mystic River" [2003]  won Oscar for Best Actor for "Milk" [2008]    actor-director  Sean Penn
browse Sean Penn on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia
received 5 Oscar nominations [1996-2009]; won in 2004 & 2009

Fair Game feature film about the TreasonGate Scandal  "Fair Game" [Participant Media Nov 2010]
Feature film based on the book by Valerie Plame Wilson about the TreasonGate
Scandal
of 2003.
Directed by Doug Liman; screenplay by Jez & John Butterworth;
starring Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, David Andrews & Geoffrey Cantor
Summit Ent. widescreen color Blu-ray [3/2011] for $19.49
Summit Ent. widescreen color DVD [3/2011] for $8.84
full credits at IMDb • official movie site • movie entry at Wikipedia
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TV actress Pauley Perrette
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pauley_Perrette

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Magic Lantern's
writer-director-actor Tyler Perry Page

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Brad Pitt
listed Top Ten Star 2008
browse Brad Pitt on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

co-founder of 'Not On Our Watch' charity [est. 2009]

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Kevin Pollak
"How I Slept My Way To The Middle" [2012] by Kevin Pollak

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Michael J. Pollard
browse Michael J. Pollard on DVD • IMDb listing [1959-2003] • Wikipedia

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Natalie Portman
listed #8 on the Maxim Magazine Hot 100 (5/2011)
#8 on the Forbes Magazine List of Hollywood's Highest Paid Actresses (7/2013)
IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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Bill Pullman
browse Bill Pullman on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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won Oscar for Best Director for "Ordinary People" [1980]  won Honorary Oscar Award in 2002    actor-director  Robert  Redford
browse Robert Redford on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia
received 4 Oscar nominations [1974-1995]; won in 1981 & 2002
listed as Amazon bestselling action star in 2008

Magic Lantern's Sundance Companies Page

"The Films of Robert Redford" [1977 & 1984] by James Spada
http://www.amazon.com/Films-Robert-Redford-James-Spada/dp/0806508981/

"The Old Man and The Gun" [Warner Bros. 2013?]
Announced 4/2013: Redford will star; adapted & directed by David Lowery; based on 2003 article in The New Yorker

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Keanu Reeves  from Canada
browse Keanu Reeves on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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Paul Reubens and his 'Peewee Herman' character
DVDs of Paul Reubens at Amazon • official website • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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Molly Ringwald
browse Molly Ringwald on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

book "Getting The Pretty Back"

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Andrea Riseborough

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won Oscar for Best Actress for "Erin Brockovich" [2000]    Julia Roberts
listed as Top Ten Actress by Hollywood Reporter (12/2007); listed Top Ten Star 2008;
#10 on the Forbes Magazine List of Hollywood's Highest Paid Actresses (7/2013)
browse Julia Roberts on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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actress Michelle Rodriguez
IMDb listing • officvial website

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Richard Roundtree
listed as Amazon bestselling action star in 2008
browse Richard Roundtree on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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Mickey Rourke

"Diner" [1982]
"Year of The Dragon" [1985]
"A Prayer For The Dying" [1987]
"Angel Heart" [1987]
"The Last Outlaw" [1994]
"The Wrestler" [2008]

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Gena Rowlands {Cassavetes}
widow of John Cassavetes [1929-89]
browse Gena Rowlands on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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won Oscar for Best Actress for "The Fisher King" [1991]    Mercedes Ruehl
browse Mercedes Ruehl on DVD • IMDb listing • Broadway credits • Wikipedia

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Kurt Russell
listed as Amazon bestselling action star in 2008
browse Kurt Russell on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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Theresa Russell
browse Theresa Russell on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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Winona Ryder
browse Winona Ryder on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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Adam Sandler
#7 on Forbes Magazine list of Highest Paid Movie Actors for 2013

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Amy Schumer
official website

"Trainwreck" [Universal Pictures July 2015]
This is a comedy about modern dating in Manhattan, there are no actual trains in it.
Co-produced & directed by Judd Apatow; written by & starring Amy Schumer
full credits at IMDb • official movie site

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Arnold Schwarzernegger
bodybuilder [1968-80], actor [1969-2004], Governor of California [Nov 2003-Jan 2011], actor [2010+]
listed as Amazon bestselling action star in 2008
browse Arnold on DVD • IMDb listing [since 1969] • Wikipedia

Arnold's Birthplace Museum [est. 7/2011] in Stal, Austria

The Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy [est. 2011] at the University of Southern California

http://www.thelaststandfilm.com

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Annabella Sciorra
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annabella_Sciorra

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writer & actor Jason Segel

Co-produced, co-wrote & starred in "The Muppets" feature film [2011]

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Tom Selleck
http://www.amazon.com/Tom-Selleck-Western-Collection/dp/B0013D8M44/

starred in seven "Jesse Stone" TV movies [2005-2012]

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playwright & actor Wallace Shawn
browse Wallace Shawn on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

book "Essays"

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actor-writer-producer Harry Shearer
browse Harry Shearer on DVD • IMDb listing [1922-80] • Wikipedia

The Big Uneasy documentary by Harry Shearer  "The Big Uneasy" documentary [indep Aug 2010]
"Natural Disaster? You Don't Know The Half Of It." A documentary that examines why New Orleans flooded from Hurricane Katrina and why it could happen again, thru the testimony of two scientists and a whistleblower. Written & directed by Harry Shearer; hosted by John Goodman
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available • full credits at IMDb • official movie site
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author-actor Sam Shepard
browse Sam Shepard on DVD • browse books • Broadway credits • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Bucknell University's Sam Shepard site

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Talia Shire
browse Talia Shire on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Magic Lantern's Rocky Balboa Movies Page

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Martin Short  from Canada
browse Martin Short on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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actor-director Charles Martin Smith
browse Charles Martin Smith on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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Will Smith
listed Top Ten Star 2008
browse Will Smith on DVD • IMDb listing • official site • Wikipedia

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star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame  Wesley Snipes
listed as Amazon bestselling action star in 2008
browse Wesley Snipes on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Woody Allen's "Mighty Aphrodite" [1995]     Mira Sorvino [b. 1967]
browse Mira Sorvino on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Paul Sorvino [b. 1939]
browse Paul Sorvino on DVD • IMDb listing • official site • Wikipedia
Paul Sorvino Foods []

"The Trouble With Cali" [in post-production 2012]  
Paul Sorvino convinced his hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania to back this independent film, to the tune of $250,000,
plus a second $250,000; filming in the Scranton area was completed in 2006, but changes in political leaders and difficulties
in post-production caused delays, and the Sorvino family is on the defensive. World premiere is at the Sedona Film Festival
2/2012.
Written & co-produced by Amanda Sorvino; directed by & starring Paul Sorvino; co-produced by & starring
Michael Sorvino; also starring Laurence Leboeuf, Glynnis O'Connor, Chris Meyer, Joanne Baron, Frank Adonis,
Mira Sorvino, R.Z.A., D. Sorce & Bill Sorvino • full credits at IMDb • movie entry at Wikipedia

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star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame  Sylvester Stallone
listed as Amazon bestselling action star in 2008
browse Sylvester Stallone on DVD • posters • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Magic Lantern's 'Rocky Balboa' Films Page
official Sylvester Stallone website

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Harry Dean Stanton
browse Harry Dean Stanton on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

"Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction" [Adopt Films Sept 2013?]  
Harry Dean Stanton Partly Fiction 2013 documentary  A mesmerizing, impressionistic portrait of iconic actor Harry Dean Stanton comprised of intimate moments, film clips from some of his 250 films, and his own heart-breaking renditions of American folk songs; stunningly photographed in color and black & white by Seamus McGarvey
Directed by Sophie Huber; starring Harry Dean Stanton, featuring David Lynch, Wim Wenders, Sam Shepard, Kris Kristofferson, Deborah Harry
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available • full credits at IMDb • official movie site
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Jason Statham
browse Jason Statham on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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Kristen Stewart
#3 on the Forbes Magazine List of Hollywood's Highest Paid Actresses (7/2013)

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star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame  Dean Stockwell
browse Dean Stockwell on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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actress Emma Stone
#5 on the Forbes Magazine List of Hollywood's Highest Paid Actresses (7/2013)
browse Emma Stone DVDs • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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David Strathairn
browse David Strathairn on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame  won Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for "Kramer vs. Kramer" [1979]  won Oscar for Best Actress for "Sophie's Choice" [1982]    Meryl Streep
listed Top Ten Star 2008
browse Meryl Streep on DVD • IMDb listing • Broadway credits
official website • Wikipedia
received 15 Oscar nominations [1979-2009]; won in 1980 & 1983

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singer-actress Taylor Swift
listed #20 on the Maxim Magazine Hot 100 (5/2011)
IMDb listing • official site • Wikipedia

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won Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for "Michael Clayton" [2007]    Tilda Swinton
browse Tilda Swinton on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Tilda Swinton 'fanshrine'

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George Takei [b. 1937 in Los Angeles, CA]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Takei

George Takei's TED Talk about his WWII internment experience in June 2014 at TED Kyoto [15:58]

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Channing Tatum
#2 on Forbes Magazine list of Highest Paid Movie Actors for 2013

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won Oscar for Best Actress for "Monster" [2003]    Charlize Theron
listed as Top Ten Actress by Hollywood Reporter (12/2007)
#6 on the Forbes Magazine List of Hollywood's Highest Paid Actresses (7/2013)
browse Charlize Theron on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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Tamlyn Tomita
browse Tamlyn Tomita on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame  John Travolta
listed as Amazon bestselling action star in 2008
browse John Travolta on DVD • IMDb listing • official website • Wikipedia

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actress Liz Vassey
IMDb listing • Wikipedia

"All My Children" TV soap opera [1990-92] 10 episodes /tt0065272/
"The Adventures of Captain Zoom In Outer Space" TV movie [1995] /tt0112292/
"Brotherly Love" TV series [1995-97] /tt0111901/
"The Tick" TV series [2001-2002] as Captain Liberty /tt0242949/
"Nikki and Nora" TV movie [2004] /tt1320104/
"C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation" TV series [2005-2010] 77 episodes /tt0247082/
"Nikki & Nora: The N&N Files" TV mini-series [2014] /tt2952630/

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actress Alexa Vega

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actress Alicia Vikander
IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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Mark Wahlberg
#4 on Forbes Magazine list of Highest Paid Movie Actors for 2013

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Fred Ward
browse Fred Ward on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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won Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for "Glory" [1989]  won Oscar for Best Actor for "Training Day" [2001]    Denzel Washington
listed as Amazon bestselling action star in 2008
#9 on Forbes Magazine list of Highest Paid Movie Actors for 2013
browse Denzel Washington on DVD • IMDb listing • Broadway credits • Wikipedia
received 5 Oscar nominations [1988-2002]; won in 1990 & 2002

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Emma Watson
forever famous as Hermione Granger in the The 'Harry Potter' movies, 2001-2011
http://www.amazon.com/Emma-Watson-Biography-David-Nolan/dp/1843583623/

Emma Watson visit to David Letterman TV Show [July 2007] in gray dress
watch segment [5/2016 download; 8:42] on YouTube

Emma Watson visit to David Letterman TV Show [July 2009] in yellow dress
watch segment [8/2009 download; 10:16] on YouTube

Emma Watson visit to David Letterman TV Show [July 2011] in sparkly dress
watch segment [7/2011 download; 11:05] on YouTube

Emma Watson visit to David Letterman TV Show [March 2014] in black pantsuit
watch segment [3/2014 download; 13:48] on YouTube

amateur 'tribute' to Emma Watson {compilation of clips}
watch video [2/2016 download; 6:58] on YouTube

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Naomi Watts
browse Naomi Watts on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

'Blue Jewel' Naomi Watts fansite

Fair Game feature film about the TreasonGate Scandal  "Fair Game" [Participant Media 2010]
Feature film based on the book by Valerie Plame Wilson about the
TreasonGate Scandal of 2003.
Directed by Doug Liman; screenplay
by Jez & John Butterworth; starring Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, David
Andrews & Geoffrey Cantor
Summit Ent. widescreen color Blu-ray [3/2011] for $13.99
Summit Ent. widescreen color DVD [3/2011] for $9.73
full credits at IMDb • official movie site • movie entry at Wikipedia

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Peter Weller
listed as Amazon bestselling action star in 2008
browse Peter Weller on DVD • IMDb listing • Broadway credits [1972-75] • Wikipedia

Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across The 8th Dimension  listed #90 on Timeout London's Best 100 Science Fiction Movies in  2015  "The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across The 8th Dimension (Part 6)"
[Sherwood/Fox Aug 1984]

Rapid-fire sci-fi craziness pitting Team Banzai against a race of evil Lectriods from Planet Ten in a weird and brainy comic book world full of overlapping jokes and toss-away one-liners – wacky and bizarre and original. Directed by W.D. Richter; written by Earl Mac Rauch; starring Peter Weller, John Lithgow, Ellen Barkin, Jeff Goldblum & Christopher Lloyd
MGM/UA color DVD 'Special Edition' [1/2002] for $14.99
MGM/UA color VHS [2/2001] for $9.94
Pocket 8x5 pb [12/2001] for $10.36
full credits from IMDb • movie entry at Wikipedia

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Michelle Williams
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelle_Williams_(actress)

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songwriter & actor Paul Williams
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Williams_(songwriter)
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0931437/

"Paul Williams Still Alive" [indep June 2012]  
Paul Williams Still Alive documentary  Filmmaker Kessler was surprised to discover that the Oscar-winning '70s-era songwriter was still alive, so he sought out the reclusive but active Williams, whose IMDb credits lists eleven song credits (1973-87) but over 80 acting jobs (since 1965). Co-produced, written & directed by Stephen Kessler; featuring Paul Williams, Robert Blake, Karen Carpenter, Johnny Carson, Dick Clark, Angie Dickinson, Kermit the Frog, Jack Klugman, Peter Lawford, Tony Randall, Burt Reynolds, Telly Savalas, Barbra Streisand & John Travolta
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available
full credits at IMDb • official movie site
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Fred Williamson
listed as Amazon bestselling action star in 2008
browse Fred Williamson on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame  Bruce Willis
listed as Amazon bestselling action star in 2008
browse Bruce Willis on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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Debra Winger
browse Debra Winger on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Undiscovered memoir by Debra Winger  
"Undiscovered" memoir [2008]
by Debra Winger

S&S hardcover [6/2008] for $16.79

"The Anarchist" Broadway stageplay [opens Nov 2012]  
Announced 6/2012: Debra Winger will make her Broadway debut this winter in a new work
by David Mamet, with co-star Patti LuPone • not yet listed at IBDb

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won Oscar for Best Actress for "Walk The Line" [2005]    Reese Witherspoon
listed as Top Ten Actress by Hollywood Reporter (12/2007); listed Top Ten Star 2008
browse Reese Witherspoon on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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Evan Rachel Wood
no browse/Amazon entry • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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Burt Young
browse Burt Young on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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Sean Young
browse Sean Young on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

official Sean Young website {parked 2007}

starred in "Blade Runner" [1982]

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star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame  won Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for "Cold Mountain" [2003]    Renée Zellweger
listed as Top Ten Actress by Hollywood Reporter (12/2007)
no browse/Amazon entry • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

"New In Town" [E.E.G./LionsGate Jan 2009]
full credits from IMDb • official movie site

"Cinnamon Girl" TV movie [Lifetime in 2012?]  
Announced 10/2011: A 1960s drama loosely based on Renée Zellweger’s journey from small-town Texas to
Hollywood. Co-produced & co-written by Zellweger; co-produced & directed by Gavin O’Conner; co-written by
Anthony Tambakis; co-produced & music supervision by Danny Bramson

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Actors  and  Others  of  Yesterday
Both known and lesser-known actors & actresses, from silents to recent times
– from Akim Tamiroff, thru many favorites, to Yakima Canutt

on page one: top of page • Links • Actors A thru F
on page two: Actors G thru L • on page three: Actors M thru R
on page four: Actors S thru Z • Hollywood Collection videos

Foreign  Actors  and  Others  by  Country
Actors of Asia    •    Actors of Canada    •    Actors of China    •    Actors of France
Actors of Germany    •    Actors of India    •    Actors of Italy    •    Actors of Japan
Actors of Mexico    •    Actors of Russia    •    Actors of Spain    •    Other Foreign Actors

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