Satsuo Yamamoto

Former student activist and stage talent whose film directing career (his first success was 1938's "La Symphonie pastorale" 1938) was interrupted when he was drafted into WWII. In the post-war years Yamamoto came into his own as one of Japan's leading political directors, with a series of engaging left-wing exercises, notably "The Street Without Sun" (1953).
Credits: Ah! Nomugi Toge, Senso to Ningen, Vietnam, Vietnam BIRTHDATE| 07/15/1910

Scott Foley

Scott Foley
While best known for portraying the devoted resident advisor Noel Crane on the WB's "Felicity" (1998-2002), Scott Foley conquered diverse roles that were poles apart from his boy-next-door character on the now-defunct WB college drama. From his wicked turn as a murderous film director in Wes Craven's "Scream 3" (2000) to his comedic stint as a neurotic and extremely handsome patient on the hit...

Seth Gordon

Seth Gordon
Self-confessed "computer geek" Seth Gordon used his love of technology and video games to launch a successful feature filmmaking career, starting with his directorial debut "The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters" (2007), a documentary about video arcade culture. After shooting and editing the film himself, Gordon found success on the festival circuit and landed a deal with a major studio. From...

Sidney Hickox

Long associated with Warner Bros. ; noted for his contributions to the films of Howard Hawks and Raoul Walsh, among others.
Credits: Helen of Troy, Battle Cry, Them, Drum Beat, Blowing Wild BIRTHDATE| 07/15/1895