Jan-Michael Vincent

With his blond, surfer-boy looks, Jan-Michael Vincent seemed destined to be a leading man, but with his tough demeanor and bad-boy eyes, he usually essayed men with an edge, misunderstood except by the women who love them. In real life, Vincent has lived up to his image, combining substance abuse and arrests for abusing his female companions to bring down a career that had begun with...

Jim Rash

Jim Rash
After making his bones as a journeyman actor specializing in loopy characters, Jim Rash began drawing name recognition in the early 2010s as the camp-happy college administrator on the NBC sitcom "Community" (2009- ) and as an Academy Award-winning writer. A North Carolina native with a spindly build and nerdy countenance, Rash found a groove as a sitcom character actor, inking his first cast job...

Joseph Turkel

A prolific character player in films from the 1950s through the early 80s, Turkel did bit parts in 50s B-films before appearing in two early important films from director Stanley Kubrick, "The Killing" (1956) and "Paths of Glory" (1957). He went on to amass over 30 credits working mostly in low- to medium-budget genre fare helmed by filmmakers as diverse as Bert I Gordon, Sam Fuller, and Robert...