Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker
Though actor Forest Whitaker started college on an athletic scholarship, the charismatic and award-winning performer made the unlikely shift from football to studying to become a classical tenor and eventually, an actor. After gaining some attention in several stage musicals, Whitaker made an immediate impression with a small, but memorable role in his feature debut, "Fast Times at Ridgemont High"...

Lolita Davidovich

Lolita Davidovich
Following a string of bit roles in a number of feature films, actress Lolita Davidovich delivered a breakout performance as a burlesque stripper in "Blaze" (1989), a commercial failure that nonetheless introduced her to future husband, director Ron Shelton. After replacing a stricken Elizabeth Perkins in the romantic comedy "The Object of Beauty" (1991), Davidovich made an appearance in "JFK"...