Scott Adsit

Scott Adsit
A versatile improv comedian and comic actor, Scott Adsit was a Second City alumnus who went on to appear in sketch comedy shows such as "Mr. Show" (HBO, 1995-99), and in countless sitcoms and feature films before landing the regular role of producer Pete Hornberger in the NBC breakout comedy hit, "30 Rock" (NBC, 2006- ). Prior to "30 Rock," Adsit rose through the comedy ranks, relying on precise...

Sessue Hayakawa

Established himself as a villainous mainstay of the silent era with his appearances in "The Typhoon" (1914) and C. B. DeMille's "The Cheat" (1915). After his appearance in the latter, Hayakawa became the first person of Asian descent to reach star status in Hollywood film (his wife, Tsuri Aoki, also acted in silent films). After a lengthy stay in Europe, Hayakawa made a US comeback as a character...

Shane West

Shane West
Though he appeared at first blush to be the latest in a long line of handsome but brooding leading men, actor Shane West proved to be a capable and adventurous actor who pursued roles of substance after a brief run as an idol in "Whatever it Takes" (2000) and "A Walk to Remember" (2003). Though in his twenties when he began acting, he started out as a juvenile lead on television; most notably on...
Credits: Salem, The Tourist, Nikita, The Presence, Red Sky BIRTHDATE| 06/10/1978

Simon Channing-Williams

A longtime producer of Mike Leigh's films, Simon Channing-Williams has credits that include the acclaimed "Secrets & Lies" (1996), culled from the production company he formed with Leigh in the late 80s, Thin Man Films. Working with Leigh generally involves a process in some ways similar to producing for the legitimate stage, as the writer-director is known to develop the script with the...