Agnes Bruckner

Agnes Bruckner
The young and talented Agnes Bruckner began her career as a series regular on the daytime drama "The Bold and The Beautiful" (1997). A year later, she made her feature debut in the drama "The Shrunken City" (1998). After guest starring on popular series such as "Touch By And Angel", "The Fugitive" and "Alias", the young beauty set her heights on feature films. She promptly secured a co-starring...

Alex Coladonato

Credits: Big Brother 9 BIRTHDATE| 08/16/1983

Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett
Golden Globe-winning actress Angela Bassett was often associated with notable African-American cultural figures like Rosa Parks, Betty Shabazz, and Tina Turner, all of whom she portrayed on the big and small screens to critical acclaim. But when she was not ably filling the shoes of such important, multi-dimensional female icons in films like "What's Love Got to Do With It" (1992) and "Malcolm X"...

Anita Gillette

Anita Gillette
This Strasberg-trained supporting actor came out of musical theater to gain face recognition on panel shows before moving into playing character and mother roles on sitcoms and features. Anita Gillette is best recalled as Mona, Vincent Gardenia's mistress in Norman Jewison's "Moonstruck" (1987) and as Mary-Louise Parker's outspoken mother in Herbert Ross' "Boys on the Side" (1995).<p> The...

Ann Blyth

Ann Blyth
Alternating between dramas and musicals, pretty Ann Blyth was already acting in elementary school and emoting on Broadway before she had even reached her teens. Discovered by Universal, she made some unremarkable films with that company before being borrowed by Warner Brothers and cast in their Joan Crawford vehicle "Mildred Pierce" (1945). As Crawford's brazenly ungrateful and downright evil...

Bob Balaban

Bob Balaban
As a screen actor, Bob Balaban was often seen in character roles as buttoned up and usually bespectacled brains, with his deadpan performances in Christopher Guest films like "Waiting for Guffman" (1996) and "Best in Show" (2000) earning him a following with indie comedy fans. Many of those same fans, as well as ones who enjoyed his recurring role as the network executive who greenlights and then...

Bruce Beresford

Perhaps the least lionized of the Australian New Wave filmmakers, Bruce Beresford has developed a reputation for drawing extraordinary performances from his actors, as well as enjoying great success making stage plays work on film. Much-acclaimed for historical dramas of social and moral conflict, he surprisingly first made his name with low comedy, delighting in juvenile scatology that horrified...

Cam Gigandet

Cam Gigandet
A native of the Pacific Northwest, actor Cam Gigandet specialized in edgy juvenile and twenty-something roles on television and films throughout the 2000s. He made his debut as a trouble-prone teen on the daytime soap "The Young and the Restless" (CBS, 1973- ) before graduating to recurring stints on primetime series; most notably as a murderous surfer on "The O.C." (Fox, 2003-07). Features...

Carole Shelley

Carole Shelley
Although primarily a renowned stage actress Carole Shelley is probably best recalled by non-theater goers as Gwendolyn Pigeon, one of the upstairs neighbor sisters Oscar Madison wants to bed in "The Odd Couple". It was a role she played in 1965 on Broadway, in the 1968 feature film and from 1970-71 in the ABC TV series.<p>The petite London-born daughter of a composer and a singer, Shelley...

Charles Bukowski

An author and poet fascinated with the dark underbelly of the American dream, Charles Bukowski is renowned for his blunt, scrappy work. He had a rough working-class childhood in Los Angeles and found a series of mundane jobs as a young adult. When Bukowski started writing in earnest during the 1950s, it was mostly in the form of poetry that dwelt on the subjects of women, alcohol and daily...