Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson
The youngest sibling of a pop music dynasty, Janet Jackson made her initial show business breakout as a sweet-faced and chaste television actress. But at the age of 20, she began to give her brothers a run for their money with the multi-million selling album <i>Control</i>. Over the next few decades Jackson's persona evolved from sensitive teen to empowered young adult to global...

Jason "Wee Man" Acuna

Jason "Wee Man" Acuna
One of the most fearless and likable members of the "Jackass" (MTV, 2000-02) amateur stunt team, Jason Acuña, who was frequently billed by his nickname, "Wee Man," was a daredevil, occasional actor and television personality whose diminutive size never prevented him from subjecting himself to the franchise's absurd and cringe-inducing stunts. A former skateboarder in his Southern California...

Jim Sturgess

Jim Sturgess
A multifaceted talent hailing from England who divided his time between music and acting, Jim Sturgess enjoyed a steady string of television and radio appearances before his breakout role in the acclaimed musical, "Across the Universe" (2007), which showcased his many talents and put him on the international map. Because of the attention he received from that film, Sturgess was able to display his...

Jon Jost

Leading independent who began making films in the early 1960s. Jost served a two-year jail term (beginning in 1965) for refusing to do military service and, following his release in 1967, has made numerous shorts and over ten features. His feature budgets range from less than $3,000 to--for "All the Vermeers in New York" (1990)--just under $0.25 million.

Jost's work examines issues such as the...

Joseph Morgan

Joseph Morgan
On both the big and small screens, Joseph Morgan often portrayed complex and intense characters who were deeply misunderstood. The actor began making waves in his native London with guest appearances in the miniseries "Henry VIII" (ITV, 2003) and the cult fantasy drama "Hex" (Sky One, 2004-05). Shortly after, Morgan landed roles opposite some of Hollywood's biggest stars, making his film debut in...
Credits: The Originals, Dermaphoria, Waska, Open Grave, Ben-Hur BIRTHDATE| 05/16/1981

Kenji Mizoguchi

Mizoguchi's life spanned the most important years of the development of the Japanese cinema. Although he made over 85 films in a career that stretched over 30 years, over 50 of them have been lost, primarily through studio fires, the ravages of war or poor preservation methods. Those that remain include leftist-inspired "tendency films", literary adaptations, historical dramas, proto-feminist...

Kevin McDonald

The whippet-thin, wild-haired member of the Canadian comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall, McDonald also played Chris Cooper, the scientist hero of their 1996 film, "The Kids in the Hall BRAIN CANDY".

Krist Novoselic

Krist Novoselic
As the bassist for the post-punk/grunge band Nirvana, Krist Novoselic rose from obscurity in Aberdeen, WA to worldwide fame and shared credit for reshaping the path of the music industry in the early 1990s with the release of the game-changing albums <i>Bleach</i> (1989), <i>Nevermind</i> (1991) and <i>In Utero</i> (1993). With school friend Kurt Cobain and...