Andrew Strong

Hefty Irish teenage musician/singer with no prior acting experience, originally hired as a backup singer with the band performing for Alan Parker's auditions, whose powerful, gravelly voice (which has been likened to that of Joe Cocker and Meat Loaf) and strong, beefy presence won him the plum role of the boorish lead singer Deco Cuffe in "The Commitments" (1991), Parker's youthful film about the...
Credits: The Commitments BIRTHDATE| 11/30/1973

Douglas Spain

Douglas Spain
A handsome, dark-haired and charismatic Latino actor with a promising future, Douglas Spain gained rave reviews and audience attention for his starring turn as a youth with dreams of stardom who is forced into prostitution by his father in Miguel Arteta's "Star Maps" (1997). A native of Southern California, the actor had previously appeared as a gangster in the HBO movie "Flashfire" (1994) and...

Heather Headley

Heather Headley
Heather Headley began singing in public when she was just two years old and hasn't stopped since. The West Indian beauty, who nabbed the coveted leads in two of Broadway's most eagerly anticipated musicals--"The Lion King" and "Aida"--before she was 24 years old actually had no formal voice training until college.<p>Born in Trinidad to church pastors, Headley made her singing debut during a...

Hugh O'Conor

A young dramatic actor of film and TV who has appeared in several dark big-screen dramas, the Irish-born O'Conor (not to be confused with the late American actor Hugh O'Connor) began acting at the age of eight in the TV show "The Irish RM" (RTE). He went on to appear in "Rawhead Rex" and "Fear of the Dark" as well as radio dramas and stage shows like "The Lion, the Witch and the...

Kathleen Rose Perkins

Kathleen Rose Perkins
American actress Kathleen Rose Perkins worked steadily for nearly a decade before finally landing more substantial roles, most notably as a regular on the lauded comedy series "Episodes" (Showtime, 2011- ). The Michigan native began acting while in college, and later moved to Los Angeles to kick off her screen career. After years of bit parts on episodes of various shows, she started to win bigger...