Forrest Sawyer

One of the top anchors of ABC news programming, Forrest Sawyer is familiar to audiences not only as the substitute host for Ted Koppel on "Nightline" but also as anchor of "World News Sunday" from 1989-1993, and as one of the hosts of the newsmagazines "Day One" (1993-1995) and "Turning Point", which premiered in 1994 as a weekly and became occasional specials. With his solid looks and unwavering...

Francoise Rosay

Prolific, charismatic character actress from the French stage who turned her attention to film following her marriage to director Jacques Feyder in 1917. Rosay appeared in over 100 international films during a sixty-year career.

George O'Brien

Muscular, barrel-chested, yet sensitively talented silent star whose breakthrough came with the lead role in John Ford's "The Iron Horse" (1924). O'Brien starred for Fox Studios in many films after that, reuniting with Ford for such films as "The Fighting Heart" (1925) and "Three Bad Men", as well as playing in Howard Hawks' dated but amusing marital farce "Fig Leaves" (1926). 1927 saw O'Brien...

Hayden Christensen

Hayden Christensen
Canadian actor Hayden Christensen began appearing on film and television when he was only seven years old, and by his late teens had earned considerable buzz for his emotionally gripping performances in a series of critically acclaimed independent dramas. Following lackluster leads in big budget productions including "Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones" (2002) and "Star Wars: Episode III...

Herbert Wilcox

Film impresario responsible for a number of competent biopics and bubbly comedies.

Originally a film salesman, Wilcox turned to producing in 1922, founded Elstree Studios in 1926 and was one of the central figures of British cinema by the end of the decade. Combining a keen sense for public taste with a flair for promotion, Wilcox produced numerous hits and guided the career of Anna Neagle...

Hugh O'Brian

Hugh O'Brian
A handsome action star of TV and the occasional feature film, Hugh O'Brian is best recalled for playing the title role in "The Life and Times of Wyatt Earp" (ABC, 1955-61), which was more a serialized drama than a standard Western. He later reprised the role in the 1991 NBC miniseries "Luck of the Draw: The Gambler Returns" and in "Wyatt Earp Returns to Tombstone" (CBS, 1994).<p>Educated at...

James Franco

James Franco
During the 1990s, actor James Franco broke out as one of the era's go-to guys by playing sports heroes, disaffected pretty boys and rebellious burnouts with equal appeal. His career began in the brilliant-but-canceled television comedy series "Freaks and Geeks" (NBC, 1999-2000), and while Franco's portrayal of a moody dreamboat on the series won him a legion of love-struck teenage fans, it was his...

Jayne Mansfield

Possessed by an unquenchable thirst for fame and blessed with a voluptuous figure, actress Jayne Mansfield was one of more successful heirs to the throne of Marilyn Monroe, although a dearth of quality roles would quickly remove her from the A-list, and a tragic early death would end her brief career all too soon. A canny media manipulator, Mansfield first made headlines with a nude pictorial in...

Jennifer Taylor

Jennifer Taylor
Widely known for her role as Chelsea on "Two and a Half Men," (2003- ), Jennifer Taylor struggled for nearly a decade in Hollywood before landing her dream gig on the popular CBS sitcom. The part of Chelsea was not Taylor's first appearance on the show. In fact, she played three different characters on "Two and a Half Men" prior to nabbing the recurring role of the new love interest of Charlie...

Jesse James

Jesse James
A self-styled cultural outlaw and motorcycle customizer-turned-basic cable celebrity, Jesse James rose to notoriety as the host of a popular reality series, only to earn the scorn of millions in the aftermath of an exceedingly tawdry extra-marital affair. After James' celebrated custom motorcycle shop West Coast Choppers became the backdrop for the series "Monster Garage" (The Discovery Channel...