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Adrian Pasdar

Adrian Pasdar
A talented actor with exotic good looks, Adrian Pasdar bucked convention with his maverick approach to career-building. Debuting as a handsome fighter pilot in "Top Gun" (1986), Pasdar earned his stripes as a 1980s cult heartthrob with roles in the teen sci-fi adventure "Solarbabies" (1986) and Kathryn Bigelow's classic vampire Western "Near Dark" (1987). Unlike many of his more ambitious...

Chris Parnell

Chris Parnell
With his everyman looks and highly professional announcer's voice, comedic actor Chris Parnell was often cast as a utility player on the venerable variety show "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975- ), until he and fellow cast member Andy Samberg took the world by storm with their hilarious rap parody, "Lazy Sunday" (2005). Up to that point, Parnell had delivered laughs in a number of recurring...

Kenny Johnson

Kenny Johnson
As the corrupt cop with the soft heart, Kenneth "Kenny" Johnson brought the only real sense of humanity and morality to the Strike Team with his character of Det. Curtis "Lemonhead" Lemansky on FX's Emmy-winning police drama, "The Shield" (2002- ). The 6'1", blond-haired actor effortlessly conveyed a sense of uneasy intensity - while at the same time, an innate vulnerability - that belied his...

Michael Beach

Michael Beach
A versatile, classically-trained performer, actor Michael Beach came to prominence as the charismatically unfaithful husband in Terry McMillan's adapted novel, "Waiting to Exhale" (1995), and on the hit medical drama, "ER" (NBC, 1994- ), playing a man who infects his ex-wife (Gloria Reuben) with HIV. Despite playing such abhorrent characters for much of his career, Beach was finally able to avoid...

Joey King

Joey King
While filming her role as the animated China Girl in "Oz the Great and Powerful" (2013), Joey King spent most of the time reading lines from a phone-booth-sized box while her co-stars performed opposite an elaborate marionette puppet. Thankfully, most of King's other roles have been face-to-face with her big-name co-stars. Throughout her career, King's portrayed everything from the title young...