Actors & Their Directors

by christophershobris | created - 1 month ago | updated - 6 days ago | Public

Sometimes the outcome of an actors career whether successful or not depends on the people they work with. A lot of the time actors rely on directors and their creative abilities to utilize a great performance. And if they’re successful working together they may collaborate on many films following. Many examples include Tom Hanks/Steven Spielberg, Robert De Niro/Martin Scorsese or Leonardo DiCaprio/Martin Scorsese among many others. This list will display a list of actors and below their names will be the list of directors they’ve worked with along with the film they worked on, if they’ve worked with each other more then once all the films they worked on will be listed as well.

1. Brad Pitt

Producer | Ad Astra

An actor and producer known as much for his versatility as he is for his handsome face, Golden Globe-winner Brad Pitt's most widely recognized role may be Tyler Durden in Fight Club (1999). However, his portrayals of Billy Beane in Moneyball (2011), and Rusty Ryan in the remake of Ocean's Eleven (...

Lawrence Bassoff (Hunk; 1987) Roger Donaldson (No Way Out; 1987) Peter Werner (No Man’s Land; 1987) Marek Kanievska (Less Than Zero; 1987) Bozidar Nikolic (The Dark Side of the Sun; 1988) Mel Damski (Happy Together; 1989) Rospo Pallenberg (Cutting Class; 1989) Sandy Tung (Across the Tracks; 1991) Ridley Scott (2; Thelma & Louise; 1991, The Counselor; 2013) Tom DiCillo (Johnny Suede; 1991) Ralph Bakshi (Cool World; 1992) Robert Redford (A River Runs Through It; 1992) Dominic Sena (Kalifornia; 1993) Tony Scott (2; True Romance, 1993; Spy Game 2002) Donald Petrie (The Favor; 1994) Neil Jordan (Interview with a Vampire; 1994) Edward Zwick (Legends of the Fall; 1994) David Fincher (3; Seven, 1995; Fight Club, 1999; The Curious Case of Benjamin Button; 2008) Terry Gilliam (12 Monkeys; 1995) Barry Levinson (Sleepers; 1996) Alan J. Pakula (The Devils Own; 1997) Jean-Jacques Annaud (Seven Years in Tibet; 1997) Martin Brest (Meet Joe Black; 1998) Guy Ritchie (Snatch; 2000) Gore Verbinski (The Mexican; 2001) Steven Soderbergh (3; Oceans Eleven, 2001; Oceans Twelve, 2004; Oceans Thirteen, 2007) Tim Johnson w/ Patrick Gilmore (Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas; 2003) Wolfgang Petersen (Troy; 2004) Doug Liman (Mr. & Mrs. Smith; 2005) Alejandro G. Innaritu (Babel; 2006) Andrew Dominik (2; The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford; 2007, Killing Them Softly; 2012) Joel and Ethan Coen (Burn After Reading; 2008) Quentin Tarantino (2; Inglorious Bastards, 2009; Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, 2019) Tom McGrath (Megamind; 2010) Terrence Malick (The Tree of Life; 2011) Bennett Miller (Moneyball; 2011) George Miller (Happy Feet Two; 2011) Marc Forster (World War Z; 2013) Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave; 2013) David Ayer (Fury; 2014) Angelina Jolie (By the Sea; 2015) Adam McKay (The Big Short; 2015) Robert Zemeckis (Allied; 2016) David Michod (War Machine; 2017) James Gray (Ad Astra; 2019)

Collaborations: Steven Soderbergh - 3 David Fincher - 3 Quentin Tarantino - 2 Tony Scott - 2 Ridley Scott - 2 Andrew Dominik - 2

Other notable directors: Joel and Ethan Coen Robert Zemeckis Guy Ritchie Gore Verbinski Alejandro G. Innaritu

2. Ben Affleck

Producer | Argo

American actor and filmmaker Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California, and was raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His mother, Chris Anne (née Boldt), is a school teacher, and his father, Timothy Byers Affleck, is a social worker; the two are divorced. Ben has...

Robert Mandel (School Ties; 1992) Fran Rubel Kuzui (Buffy the Vampire Slayer; 1992) Richard Linklater (Dazed and Confused; 1993) Kevin Smith (5; Mallrats; 1995, Chasing Amy; 1997, Dogma; 1999, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back; 2001, Jersey Girl; 2004) Rich Wilkes (Glory Daze; 1995) Mark Pellington (Going All the Way; 1997) Gus Van Sant (Good Will Hunting; 1997) John Madden (Shakespeare in Love; 1998) Joe Chappelle (Phantoms; 1998) Michael Bay (2; Armageddon; 1998, Pearl Harbor; 2001) Bronwen Hughes (Forces of Nature; 1999) Risa Bramon García (200 Cigarettes; 1999) Don Roos (Bounce; 2000) John Frankenheimer (Reindeer Games; 2000) Ben Younger (Boiler Room; 2000) Robert Ramirez w/ Rob DeLuca (Joseph: King of Dreams; 2000) Billy Bob Thornton (Daddy and Them; 2001) Roger Michell (Changing Lanes; 2002) Phil Alden Robinson (The Sum of All Fears; 2002) Jordan Brady (The Third Wheel; 2002) Mark Steven Johnson (Daredevil; 2003) Martin Brest (Gigli; 2003) John Woo (Paycheck; 2003) Mike Mitchell (Surviving Christmas; 2004) Rob Bowman (Elektra; 2005) Mike Binder (Man About Town; 2006) Allen Coulter (Hollywoodland; 2006) Joe Carnahan (Smokin’ Aces; 2006) Ken Kwapis (He’s Just Not That Into You; 2009) Kevin Macdonald (State of Play; 2009) Mike Judge (Extract; 2009) John Wells (The Company Man; 2010) Terrence Malick (To the Wonder; 2012) Brad Furman (Runner Runner; 2013) David Fincher (Gone Girl; 2014) Zach Snyder (2; Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, 2015; Justice League, 2017) Gavin O’Connor (2; The Accountant; 2016, The Way Back, 2020) J.C Chandor (Triple Frontier; 2019) Dee Rees (The Last Thing He Wanted; 2019) Adrian Lyne (Deep Water; 2020) Ridley Scott (The Last Duel; 2020)

Collaborations: Kevin Smith - 5 Michael Bay - 2 Zach Snyder - 2 Gavin O’Connor - 2

Other notable directors: Ridley Scott David Fincher Richard Linklater John Frankenheimer Ken Kwapis

Films Affleck directed himself: Argo The Town Gone Baby Gone Gimme Shelter Live By Night

3. 50 Cent

Soundtrack | Get Rich or Die Tryin'

50 Cent was born on July 6, 1975 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Curtis James Jackson III.

Jim Sheridan (Get Rich or Die Tryin’; 2005) Irwin Winkler (Home of the Brave; 2006) Jon Avnet (Righteous Kill; 2008) Charles Winkler (Streets of Blood; 2009) Alex De Rakoff (Dead Man Running; 2009) Brian A. Miller (2; Caught in the Crossfire, 2010; The Prince; 2014) Gela Babluani (13; 2010) Jessy Terreo (2; Gun, 2010; Freelancers, 2012) Joel Schumacher (Twelve; 2010) Roger Michell (Morning Glory; 2010) Jason Hewitt (Blood Out; 2011) Mike Gunther (Setup; 2011) Mario Van Peebles (All Things Fall Apart; 2011) David Barrett (Fire with Fire; 2012) Mikael Hafstrom (Escape Plan; 2013) Jon Turtletaub (Last Vegas; 2013) Scott Walker (The Frozen Ground; 2013) Gil Medina (Vengeance; 2014) Paul Feig (Spy; 2015) Antoine Fuqua (Southpaw; 2015) Akiva Shaffer w/ Jorma Taccone (Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping; 2016) Christian Gudagast (Den of Thieves; 2018) Steven C. Miller (Escape Plan 2: Hades; 2018) John Herzfeld (Escape Plan: The The Extractor; 2019)

Collaborations: Jessy Terrero - 2 Brian A. Miller - 2

Other notable directors: Antoine Fuqua Paul Feig Jon Turtletaub Joel Schumacher Jon Avnet Irwin Winkler

4. Casey Affleck

Actor | Gone Baby Gone

An accomplished and striking performer, Academy Award® winner Casey Affleck has established himself as a powerful leading man with performances in multiple projects.

Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt was born in Falmouth, Massachusetts. His mother, Chris Anne (née Boldt), is a school teacher, and ...

Gus Van Sant (3; To Die For; 1995, Good Will Hunting; 1997, Gerry; 2002) Charles T. Kanganis (Race the Sun; 1996) Kevin Smith (Chasing Amy; 1997) Morgan J. Freeman (Desert Blue; 1998) Risa Bramon García (200 Cigarettes; 1999) Paul and Chris Weitz (American Pie; 1999) William Roth (Floating; 1999) Nick Gomez (Drowning Mona; 2000) Lisa Krueger (Commited; 2000) Michael Almereyda (Hamlet; 2000) Phillip Charles MacKenzie (Attention Shoppers; 2000) James B. Rogers (American Pie 2; 2001) Stephen Carpenter (Soul Survivors; 2001) Stephen Soderbergh (3; Oceans Eleven; 2001, Oceans Twelve 2004; Oceans Thirteen; 2007) Steve Buscemi (Lonesome Jim; 2005) Tony Goldwyn (The Last Kiss; 2006) Andrew Dominik (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford; 2007) Ben Affleck (Gone Baby Gone; 2007) Michael Winterbottom (The Killer Inside Me; 2010) Brett Ratner (Tower Heist; 2011) Sam Fell w/ Chris Butler (ParaNorman; 2012) David Lowery (3; Ain’t Them Bodies Saints; 2013, A Ghost Story; 2017, The Old Man & the Gun; 2018) Scott Cooper (Out of the Furnace; 2013) Christopher Nolan (Interstellar; 2014) Shaun Monson (Unity; 2015) Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea; 2016) Craig Gillespie (The Finest Hours; 2016) John Hillcoat (Triple 9; 2017) Gabriela Cowperthwaite (The Friend; 2019) Mona Fastvold (The World to Come; 2020) Vaughn Stein (Every Breath You Take; 2020)

Collaborations: David Lowery - 3 Stephen Soderbergh - 3 Gus Van Sant - 3

Other notable directors: Christopher Nolan Scott Cooper Brett Ratner Ben Affleck Kevin Smith Kenneth Lonergan

5. Matt Damon

Actor | Good Will Hunting

Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Kent Damon, a stockbroker, realtor and tax preparer, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. Matt has an older brother, Kyle, a sculptor. His father was of English and ...

Donald Petrie - Mystic Pizza; 1988 Robert Mandel - School Ties; 1992 Walter Hill - Geronimo: An American Legend; 1993 Rich Wilkes - Glory Daze; 1995 Edward Zwick - Courage Under Fire; 1996 Kevin Smith - 2; Chasing Amy, 1997; Dogma, 1999 Francis Ford Coppola - The Rainmaker; 1997 Gus Van Sant - 3; Good Will Hunting; 1997, Gerry; 2002, Promised Land; 2012 Steven Spielberg - Saving Private Ryan; 1998 John Dahl - Rounders; 1998 Anthony Minghella - The Talented Mr. Ripley; 1999 Don Bluth w/ Gary Goldman - Titan A.E.; 2000 Robert Redford - The Legend of Bagger Vance; 2000 Billy Bob Thornton - All the Pretty Horses; 2000 Steven Soderbergh - (6; Oceans Eleven, 2001; Oceans Twelve, 2004; Oceans Thirteen, 2007; Che: Part II, 2007; The Informant, 2009; Contagion, 2011) Kelly Asbury w/ Lorna Cook (Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron; 2002) Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity; 2002) Peter and Bobby Farrelly (Stuck on You; 2003) Paul Greengrass (4; The Bourne Supremacy; 2004, The Bourne Ultimatum, 2007; Green Zone, 2009, Jason Bourne; 2016) Terry Gilliam (2; The Brothers Grimm; 2005, The Zero Theorem; 2013) Stephen Gaghan (Syriana; 2005) Martin Scorsese (The Departed; 2005) Robert De Niro (The Good Shepherd; 2006) Hayao Miyazaki (Ponyo; 2008) Clint Eastwood (2; Invictus, 2009; Hereafter, 2010) Joel and Ethan Coen (True Grit; 2010) George Nolfi (The Adjustment Bureau; 2011) Kenneth Lonergan (2; Margaret, 2011; Manchester by the Sea, 2016) George Miller (Happy Feet Two, 2011) Cameron Crowe (We Bought a Zoo; 2011) Richard LaGravenese (Behind the Candelabra; 2013) Neill Blomkamp (Elysium; 2013) George Clooney (2; The Monuments Men; 2014, Suburbicon; 2017) Christopher Nolan (Interstellar; 2014) Ridley Scott (2; The Martian; 2015, The Last Duel; 2020) Zhang Yimou (The Great Wall; 2016) Alexander Payne (Downsizing; 2017) James Mangold (Ford v. Ferrari; 2019) Tom McCarthy (Stillwater; 2020)

Collaborations Steven Soderbergh - 6 Paul Greengrass - 4 Gus Van Sant - 3 Ridley Scott - 2 George Clooney - 2 Kenneth Lonergan - 2 Clint Eastwood - 2 Terry Gilliam - 2 Kevin Smith - 2

Other notable directors: James Mangold Alexander Payne Steven Spielberg Christopher Nolan Joel and Ethan Coen George Miller Martin Scorsese Francis Ford Coppola

6. Walter Abel

Actor | Hold Back the Dawn

A familiar character face in movies and television, Walter Abel was a dedicated stage actor who had studied at the prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York before moving on to a progression of stage work that culminated in his first appearance on Broadway in the original play "...

Frank Borzage (2; Liliom, 1930; Green Light, 1937) Rowland V. Lee (The Three Musketeers; 1935) Benjamin Stoloff (Two in the Dark; 1936) Stephen Roberts (The Lady Consents; 1936) George Nicholls Jr. (2; The Witness Chair, 1936; Portia on Trial, 1937) Fritz Lang (Fury; 1936) Joseph Santley (We Went to College; 1936) Edward Killy (Second Wife; 1936) Leigh Jason (Wise Girl; 1937) Lew Landers (Law of the Underworld; 1938) Lloyd Bacon (Racket Busters; 1938) William A. Wellman (2; Men with Wings; 1938, Island in the Sky; 1953) Alfred E. Green (King of the Turf; 1939) Frank McDonald (First Offenders; 1939) Steve Sekely (Miracle on Main Street; 1939) Dorothy Arzner (Dance, Girl, Dance; 1940) Mitchell Leisen (3; Arise, My Love; 1940, Hold Back the Dawn; 1941, Dream Girl; 1947) Arthur Lubin (Who Killed Aunt Maggie; 1940) Eugene Forde (Michael Shayne, Private Detective; 1940) Mark Sandrich (3; Skylark, 1941; Holiday Inn, 1942, So Proudly We Hail; 1943) Ralph Murphy (Glamour Girl; 1941) Alfred Santell (Beyond the Blue Horizon; 1942) John Farrow (2; Wake Island; 1942, The Hitler Gang; 1944) George Marshall (Star Spangled Rhythm; 1942) Charles Lamont (Fired Wife; 1943) Vincent Sherman (Mr. Skeffington; 1944) King Vidor (An American Romance; 1944) William A. Seiter (The Affairs of Susan; 1945) Hal Walker (Duffy’s Tavern; 1945) Richard Wallace (Kiss and Tell; 1945) Norman Z. McLeod (The Kid from Brooklyn; 1946) Henry Hathaway (13 Rue Madeleine; 1947) Harve Foster (The Fabulous Joe; 1947) Ernst Lubitsch (The Lady in Ermine; 1948) Gordon Douglas (So This is Love; 1948) Nunnally Johnson (Night People; 1954) André de Toth (The Indian Fighter; 1955) Walter Doniger (The Steel Jungle; 1956) Henry Levin (Bernardine; 1957) Edward Dmytryk (2; Raintree County; 1957, Mirage; 1965) David Friedkin (Handle with Care; 1958) William Dieterle (Quick, Lets Get Married; 1964) Theodore Gershuny (Silent Night, Bloody Night; 1972) Anthony Harvey (Grace Quigley; 1985)

Collaborations: Mark Sandrich - 3 Mitchell Leisen - 3 Edward Dmytryk - 2 John Farrow - 2 William A. Wellman - 2 George Nicholls Jr. - 2 Frank Borzage - 2

Other notable directors: Ernst Lubitsch King Vidor Fritz Lang Norman Z. McLeod Lew Landers

7. F. Murray Abraham

Actor | The Grand Budapest Hotel

Academy Award-winning actor F. Murray Abraham was born on October 24, 1939 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in El Paso, Texas. His father, Frederick Abraham, was from an Assyrian Christian (Antiochian) family, from Syria. His mother, Josephine (Stello) Abraham, was the daughter of Italian ...

Anthony Harvey (They Might Be Giants; 1971) Sidney Lumet (Serpico; 1973) Melvin Frank (The Prisoner of Second Avenue; 1975) Herbert Ross (The Sunshine Boys, 1975) Alan J. Pakula (All the President’s Men; 1976) Richard Lester (The Ritz; 1976) Jeremy Paul Kagan (2; The Big Fix; 1978, By the Sword; 1991) Brian De Palma (2; Scarface; 1983, The Bonfire of the Vanities; 1990) Milos Forman (Amadeus; 1984) Jean-Jacques Annaud (The Name of the Rose; 1986) Pasquale Squitieri (The Third Solution; 1988) Steven Lisberger (Slipstream; 1989) David Saperstein (Beyond the Stars; 1989) Jack Smight (The Favorite; 1989) Peter Yates (An Innocent Man; 1989) Martin Sheen (Cadence; 1990) Souheil Ben-Barka (Battle of the Three Kings; 1990) Michael Karbelnikoff (Mobsters; 1991) Steven Hilliard Stern (Money; 1991) Andrew V. McLaglen (Eye of the Widow; 1991) Gene Quintano (Loaded Weapon 1; 1992) John McTiernan (Last Action Hero; 1992) Boaz Yakin (Fresh; 1994) Ernest R. Dickerson (Surviving the Game; 1994) Roger Christian (Nostradamus; 1994) Woody Allen (Mighty Aphrodite; 1995) Peter Duncan (Children of the Revolution; 1996) Guillermo Del Toro (Mimic; 1997) Jonathan Frakes (Star Trek: Insurrection; 1998) Tim Hill (Muppets From Space; 1999) Gus Van Sant (Finding Forrester; 2000) Pupi Avati (The Knights of the Quest; 2001) Steve Beck (Thirteen Ghosts; 2001) Jon Purdy (Joshua; 2002) Renzo Martinelli (5; Five Moons Square; 2003, The Stone Merchant; 2006, Carnera: The Walking Mountain; 2008, Barbarossa; 2009, The Day of the Seige: September Eleven 1683; 2012) Egidio Eronico (Rua Alguem 5555: My Father; 2003) Lina Wertmuller (Too Much Romance...It’s Time for Stuffed Peppers; 2004) Mary McGuckien (The Bridge of San Luis Rey; 2004) Giulio Base (The Inquiry; 2006) Robert Young (Blood Monkey; 2007) Liana Marabini (The Unseen World; 2010) Peter Greenaway (Goltzius and the Pelican Company; 2012) Niels Arden Oplev (Dead Man Down; 2013) Joel and Ethan Coen (Inside Llewyn Davis; 2013) Giancarlo Giannini (The Gambler Who Wouldn’t Die; 2013) Wes Anderson (2; The Grand Budapest Hotel; 2014, Isle of Dogs; 2018) Louis Nero (The Mystery of Dante; 2014) Evan Oppenheimer (A Little Game; 2014) Otto Bathurst (Robin Hood; 2018) Dean DeBlois (How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World; 2019) Charlie Bean (Lady and the Tramp; 2019) Shari Springer Berman w/ Robert Pulcini (Things Heard and Seen; 2020)

Collaborations: Renzo Martinelli - 5 Wes Anderson - 2 Brian de Palma - 2 Jeremy Paul Kagan - 2

Other notable directors: Joel and Ethan Coen Milos Forman Dean DeBlois Gus Van Sant Sidney Lumet Herbert Ross Alan J. Pakula Woody Allen Guillermo del Toro John McTiernan Jean-Jacques Annaud

8. Jack Albertson

Actor | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

A former song-and-dance man and veteran of vaudeville, burlesque and Broadway, Jack Albertson is best known to audiences as "The Man" in the TV series Chico and the Man (1974), for which he won an Emmy. In 1968 Albertson, the brother of actress Mabel Albertson, won the Oscar for Best Supporting ...

Garson Kanin (Next Time I Marry; 1938) Busby Berkeley (Strike Up the Band; 1940) George Seaton (2; Miracle on 34th Street; 1947, Teacher’s Pet; 1958) Alfred E. Green (Top Banana; 1954) Blake Edwards (2; Bring Your Smile Along; 1955, Days of Wine and Roses; 1962) Lewis Seiler (Over Exposed; 1956) Mark Robson (The Harder They Fall; 1956) George Sidney (The Eddy Duchin Story; 1956) Harry Keller (The Unguarded Moment; 1956) Dick Powell (You Can’t Run Away from It; 1956) André de Toth (Monkey on My Back; 1957) Joseph Pevney (Man of a Thousand Faces; 1957) Charles Walters (Don’t Go Near the Water; 1957) Charles Lederer (Never Steal Anything Small; 1959) Charles Barton (The Shaggy Dog; 1959) Joseph M. Newman (The George Raft Story; 1961) Delbert Mann (Lover Come Back; 1961) Millard Kaufman (Convicts 4; 1962) George Roy Hill (Period of Adjustment; 1962) Daniel Mann (Who’s Got the Action?; 1962) Robert Stevenson (Son of Flubber; 1963) Gene Nelson (Kissin’ Cousins; 1964) Norman Tokar (A Tiger Walks; 1964) Jerry Lewis (The Patsy; 1964) John Rich (Roustabout; 1964) Richard Quine (How to Murder Your Wife; 1965) Irvin Kershner (The Flim-Flam Man; 1967) Fielder Cook (How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life; 1968) Ulu Grosbard (The Subject Was Roses; 1968) Hall Bartlett (Changes; 1969) George Cukor w/ Joseph Strick (Justine; 1969) Marc Daniels (Squeeze a Flower; 1970) Jack Smight (Rabbit, Run; 1970) Mel Stuart (Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory; 1971) Dick Ross (The Late Liz; 1971) John Florea (Pickup on 101; 1972) Ronald Neame (The Poseidon Adventure; 1972) Gary Sherman (Dead & Buried; 1981) Richard Rich w/ Ted Berman & Art Stevens (The Fox and the Hound; 1981)

Collaborations; George Seaton - 2 Blake Edwards - 2

Other notable directors: George Cukor Mel Stuart George Roy Hill Busby Berkeley Irvin Kershner Jerry Lewis

9. Keanu Reeves

Actor | The Matrix

Keanu Charles Reeves, whose first name means "cool breeze over the mountains" in Hawaiian, was born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is the son of Patricia Taylor, a showgirl and costume designer, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu's father was born in Hawaii, of British, ...

Peter Markle (Youngblood; 1986) Paul Lynch (Flying; 1986) Tim Hunter (River’s Edge; 1986) Thom Eberhardt (The Night Before; 1988) Marisa Silver (Permanent Record; 1988) Ron Nyswaner (The Prince of Pennsylvania; 1988) Stephen Frears (Dangerous Liaisons; 1988) Stephen Herek (Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure; 1989) Ron Howard (Parenthood; 1989) Lawrence Kasdan (I Love You to Death; 1990) Jon Amiel (Tune in Tomorrow; 1990) Kathryn Bigalow (Point Break; 1991) Pete Hewitt (Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey; 1991) Gus Van Sant (2; My Own Private Idaho; 1991, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues; 1993) Francis Ford Coppola (Bram Stoker’s Dracula; 1992) Kenneth Branagh (Much Ado About Nothing; 1993) Alex Winter w/ Tom Stern (Freaked; 1993) Bernardo Bertolucci (Little Buddha; 1993) Jan de Bont (Speed; 1994) Robert Longo (Johnny Mnemonic; 1995) Alfonso Arau (A Walk in the Clouds; 1995) Andrew Davis (Chain Reaction; 1996) Steven Baigelman (Feeling Minnesota; 1996) Stephen T. Kay (The Last Time I Committed Suicide; 1997) Taylor Hackford (The Devil’s Advocate; 1997) Lana and Lilly Wachowski (3; The Matrix; 1999, The Matrix Reloaded; 2003, The Matrix Revolutions; 2003) Melissa Behr w/ Sherrie Ross (Me and Will; 1999) Howard Deutch (The Replacements; 2000) Joe Charbanic (The Watcher; 2000) Sam Raimi (The Gift; 2000) Pat O’Connor (Sweet November; 2001) Brian Robbins (Hardball; 2001) Nancy Meyers (Something’s Gotta Give; 2003) Francis Lawrence (Constantine; 2005) Mike Mills (Thumbsucker; 2005) Scott Coffey (Elle Parker; 2005) Richard Linklater (A Scanner Darkly; 2006) Alejandro Agresti (The Lake House; 2006) Michael Taylor (The Great Warming; 2006) David Ayer (Street Kings; 2008) Scott Derrickson (The Day the Earth Stood Still; 2008) Rebecca Miller (The Private Life of Pippa Lee; 2009) Malcolm Venville (Henry’s Crime; 2010) Christopher Kenneally (Side by Side; 2012) Mark L. Mann (Generation Um...; 2012) Carl Rinsch (47 Ronin; 2013) Chad Stahelski (3; John Wick; 2014, John Wick: Chapter 2; 2017, John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum; 2019) Eli Roth (Knock Knock; 2014) Alex Winter (Deep Web; 2015) Steven Okazaki (Mifune: The Last Samurai; 2015) Gee Malik Linton (Exposed; 2016) Peter Atencio (Keanu; 2016) Nicolas Winding Refn (The Neon Demon; 2016) Ana Lily Amirpour (The Bad Batch; 2016) Courtney Hunt (The Whole Truth; 2016) Marti Noxon (To the Bone; 2017) Judy Greer (A Happening of Monumental Proportions; 2017) Alex Israel (SPF-18; 2017) Matthew Ross (Siberia; 2018) Victor Levin (Destination Wedding; 2018) Jeffrey Nachmanoff (Replicas; 2019) Nahnatchka Khan (Always Be My Maybe; 2019) Josh Cooley (Toy Story 4; 2019) Scott Aukerman (Between Two Ferns: The Movie; 2019) Tim Hill (The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run; 2020) Dean Parisot (Bill & Ted Face the Music; 2020)

Collaborations: Chad Stahelski - 3 Lana and Lilly Wachowski - 3 Gus Van Sant - 2 Alex Winter - 2

Other notable directors: Eli Roth Scott Derrickson Richard Linklater Sam Raimi David Ayer Kenneth Branagh Francis Ford Coppola Stephen Frears Nancy Meyers Francis Lawrence Kathryn Bigalow Ron Howard Jon Amiel Lawrence Kasdan

10. Sandra Bullock

Producer | The Proposal

Sandra Annette Bullock was born in Arlington, a Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C. Her mother, Helga Bullock (née Helga Mathilde Meyer), was a German opera singer. Her father, John W. Bullock, was an American voice teacher, who was born in Alabama, of German descent. Sandra grew up on the road ...

J. Christian Ingvordsen (Hangmen; 1987) Daniel Adams (A Fool and His Money; 1989) Robert Brooks (Who Shot Patakango; 1989) Dale Launer (Love Potion No. 9; 1992) George Sluizer (The Vanishing; 1993) Matthew Irmas (When the Party’s Over; 1993) Peter Bogdanovich (The Thing Called Love; 1993) Marco Brambilla (Demolition Man; 1993) Luis Llosa (Fire on the Amazon; 1993) Randa Haines (Wrestling Ernest Hemingway; 1993) Jan de Bont (2; Speed; 1994, Speed 2: Cruise Control; 1997) Frank Rainone (Who Do I Gotta Kill; 1994) Jon Turtletaub (While You Were Sleeping; 1995) Irwin Winkler (The Net; 1995) Bill Bennett (Two If By Sea; 1996) Joel Schumacher (A Time to Kill; 1996) Richard Attenborough (In Love and War; 1997) Forest Whitaker (Hope Floats; 1998) Griffin Dunne (Practical Magic; 1998) Brenda Chapman w/ Steve Hickner and Simon Wells (The Prince of Egypt; 1998) Bronwen Hughes (Forces of Nature; 1999) Eric Blakeney (Gun Shy; 2000) Betty Thomas (28 Days; 2000) Donald Petrie (Miss Congeniality; 2000) Barbet Schroeder (Murder by Numbers; 2002) Callie Khouri (Divine Secrets of the Yaya Sisterhood; 2002) Marc Lawrence (Two Week Notice; 2002) Paul Haggis (Crash; 2004) Kevin Bacon (Loverboy; 2005) John Pasquin (Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous; 2005) Alejandro Agresti (The Lake House; 2006) Douglas McGrath (Infamous; 2007) Mennan Yapo (Premonition; 2007) Anne Fletcher (The Proposal; 2009) Phil Traill (All About Steve; 2009) John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side; 2009) Stephen Daldry (Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close; 2011) Paul Feig (The Heat; 2013) Alfonso Cauron (Gravity; 2013) Pierre Coffin w/ Kyle Balda (Minions; 2015) David Gordon Green (Our Brand is Crisis; 2015) Gary Ross (Oceans 8; 2018) Susanne Bier (Bird Box; 2018)

Collaborations: Jan de Bont - 2

Other notable directors: Richard Attenborough Stephen Daldry John Lee Hancock Paul Feig Alfonso Cauron David Gordon Green Peter Bogdanovich Joel Schumacher Irwin Winkler Paul Haggis

11. Don Ameche

Actor | Cocoon

Don Ameche was a versatile and popular American film actor in the 1930s and '40s, usually as the dapper, mustached leading man. He was also popular as a radio master of ceremonies during this time. As his film popularity waned in the 1950s, he continued working in theater and some TV. His film ...

Richard Boleslawski (Clive in India; 1935) Harry Lachman (Dante’s Inferno; 1935) Otto Brower (Sins of Man; 1936) Henry King (3; Ramona; 1936, In Old Chicago; 1938, Alexander’s Ragtime Band; 1938) Edward H. Griffith (Ladies in Love; 1936) Sidney Lanfield (One in a Million; 1936, Swanee River; 1939) Tay Garnett (Love is News; 1937) Norman Taurog (2; Fifty Roads to Town; 1937, You Can’t Have Everything; 1937) George Marshall (Love Under Fire; 1937) Roy Del Ruth (Happy Lansing; 1938) Allan Dwan (2; Josette; 1938, The Three Musketeers; 1939) Alfred L. Werker (Getaway; 1938) Mitchell Leisen (Midnight; 1939) Irving Cummings (5; The Story of Alexander Graham Bell; 1939, Hollywood Cavalcade; 1939, Lillian Russell; 1940, Down Argentine Way; 1940, That Night in Rio; 1941) Archie Mayo (2; Four Sons; 1940, Confirm or Deny; 1941) Walter Lang (2; Moon Over Miami; 1941, Greenwich Village; 1944) Victor Schertzinger (Kiss the Boys Goodbye; 1941) W.S. Van Dyke (The Feminine Touch; 1941) Harold D. Schuster (Girl Trouble; 1942) Gregory Ratoff (Something to Shout About; 1943) Ernst Lubitsch (Heaven Can Wait; 1943) Irving Pichel (Happy Land; 1943) Henry Hathaway (Wing and a Player; 1944) Richard Wallace (It’s in the Bag; 1945) Sam Wood (Guest Wife; 1945) Frank Ryan (So Goes My Love; 1946) Frank Borzage (That’s My Man; 1947) Douglas Sirk (2; Sleep, My Love; 1948, Slightly French; 1949) Vincent Sherman (A Fever in the Blood; 1961) Bert I. Gordon (Picture Mommy Dead; 1966) Norman Tokar (The Boatniks; 1970) Hy Averback (Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came; 1970) John Landis (3; Trading Places; 1983, Coming to America; 1988, Oscar; 1991) Ron Howard (Cocoon; 1985) Charles S. Dubin (A Masterpiece of Murder; 1986) William Dear (Harry and the Hendersons; 1987) David Mamet (Things Change; 1988) Daniel Petrie (Cocoon: The Return; 1988) Jackson Hunsicker (Oddball Hall; 1991) Ted Kotcheff (Folks; 1992) Duwayne Durham (Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey; 1993) Jessie Nelson (Corrina, Corrina; 1994)

Collaborations: Irving Cummings - 5 John Landis - 3 Henry King - 3 Douglas Sirk - 2 Walter Lang - 2 Archie Mayo - 2 Allan Dwan - 2 Norman Taurog - 2

Other notable Directors: Ron Howard Frank Borzage Ernst Libitsch Daniel Petrie Roy Del Ruth

12. Alan Alda

Actor | M*A*S*H

Alan Alda was born on January 28, 1936 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo. He is known for his work on M*A*S*H (1972), The Four Seasons (1981) and Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989). He has been married to Arlene Alda since March 15, 1957. They have three children.

Nicholas Webster (Gone Are the Days; 1963) Alex March (Paper Lion; 1968) John Frankenheimer (The Extraordinary Seaman; 1969) George Bloomfield (2; Jenny; 1970, To Kill a Clown; 1972) Richard Quine (The Moonshine War; 1970) Paul Wendkos (The Mephisto Waltz; 1971) Robert Mulligan (Same Time, Next Year; 1978) Herbert Ross (California Suite; 1978) Jerry Schatzberg (The Seduction of Joe Tynan; 1979) Woody Allen (3; Crimes and Misdemeanors; 1989, Manhattan Murder Mystery; 1993, Everyone Says I Love You; 1996) Christopher Crowe (Whispers in the Dark; 1992) Michael Moore (Canadian Bacon; 1995) David O. Russell (Flirting with Disaster; 1996) Dwight H. Little (Murder at 1600; 1997) Costas-Gavras (Mad City; 1997) Nicholas Hytner (The Object of My Affection; 1998) Nancy Meyers (What Women Want; 2000) Martin Scorsese (The Aviator; 2004) Rod Lurie (2; Resurrecting the Champ; 2007, Nothing but the Truth; 2008) Terry Kinney (Diminishing Capacity; 2008) Marc Abraham (Flash of Genius; 2008) Brett Ratner (Tower Heist; 2011) David Wain (Wanderlust; 2012) George Tillman Jr. (The Longest Ride; 2015) Steven Spielberg (Bridge of Spies; 2015) Noah Baumbach (Marriage Story; 2019)

Collaborations: Woody Allen - 3 Rod Lurie - 2 George Bloomfield - 2

Other notable directors: Steven Spielberg Martin Scorsese John Frankenheimer David O. Russell Brett Ratner Noah Baumbach Nancy Meyers Herbert Ross

13. Ben Kingsley

Actor | Gandhi

Ben Kingsley was born Krishna Bhanji on December 31, 1943 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. His father, Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji, was a Kenyan-born medical doctor, of Gujarati Indian descent, and his mother, Anna Lyna Mary (Goodman), was an English actress. Ben began to act in stage plays during ...

Michael Tuchner (Fear is the Key; 1972) Richard Attenborough (Gandhi; 1982) David Jones (Betrayal; 1983) Arthur Joffe (Harem; 1985) John Irvin (Turtle Diary; 1985) James Ivory (Maurice; 1987) James Dearden (Pascali’s Island; 1988) Thom Eberhardt (Without a Clue; 1988) Tony Palmer (Testimony; 1988) Steven Lisberger (Slipstream; 1989) Eric Rochet (The 5th Monkey; 1990) Giacomo Battiato (A Violent Life; 1990) Barry Levinson (Bugsy; 1991) Fabio Capri (Necessary Love; 1991) Phil Alden Robinson (Sneakers; 1992) Jon Acevski (Freddie as FRO7; 1992) Steven Zaillian (Searching for Bobby Fischer; 1993) Ivan Reitman (Dave; 1993) Steven Spielberg (2; Schindler’s List; 1993, A.I. Artificial Intelligence; 2001) Roman Polanski (2; Death and the Maiden; 1994, Oliver Twist; 2005) Roger Donaldson (Species; 1995) Trevor Nunn (Twelfth Night; 1996) Christian Duguay (The Assignment; 1997) Nick Willing (Photographing Fairies; 1997) David Hugh Jones (The Confession; 1999) Michael Winner (Parting Shots; 1999) William Sachs (Spooky House; 2000) Mike Nichols (What Planet Are You From; 2000) William Friedkin (Rules of Engagement; 2000) Robert H. Gardner (Islam: Empire of Earth; 2000) Jonathan Glazer (Sexy Beast; 2000) Clare Peploe (The Triumph of Love; 2001) Jay Russell (Tuck Everlasting; 2002) Vadim Perelman (House of Sand and Fog; 2003) Jonathan Frakes (Thunderbirds; 2004) E. Elias Merhige (Suspect Zero; 2004) Peter Hyams (A Sound of Thunder; 2005) Uwe Boll (BloodRayne; 2005) Paul McGuigan (Lucky Number Slevin; 2006) John Dahl (You Kill Me; 2007) Doug Lefler (The Last Legion; 2007) John Stronach w/ Bill Boyce (The Ten Commandment; 2007) Isabel Coixet (2; Elegy; 2008, Learning to Drive; 2014) Joshua Seftel (War, Inc. (2008) Marco Schnabel (The Love Guru; 2008) Jonathan Levine (The Wackness; 2008) Brad Anderson (2; Transsiberian; 2008, Stonehearst Asylum; 2014) Kari Skogland (Fifty Dead Men Walking; 2008) Bruce Neibaur (Journey to Mecca; 2009) Martin Scorsese (2; Shutter Island; 2010, Hugo; 2011) Leena Yadav (Teen Patti; 2010) Mike Newell (Prince of Persia: Sands of Time; 2010) Seth Swirsky (Beatles Stories; 2011) Larry Charles (The Dictator; 2012) Shane Black (Iron Man 3; 2013) Gavin Hood (Ender’s Game; 2013) Chandran Rutman (A Common Man; 2013) Mark Schmidt (Walking with the Enemy; 2013) Philipp Stolzi (The Physician; 2013) Rob Meyer (A Birder’s Guide to Everything; 2013) Mark Jackson (War Story; 2014) Drew Pearce (All Hail the King; 2014) Graham Annable w/ Anthony Stacchi (The Boxtrolls; 2014) Ridley Scott (Exodus: Gods and Kings; 2014) Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb; 2014) Jon Wright (Robots Overload; 2014) Terrence Malick (2; Knight of Cups; 2015, The Last Planet; 2020) Anton Corbijn (Life; 2015) Colin Teague (DragonHeart 3: The Sorcerer’s Curse; 2015) Shaun Monson (Unity; 2015) Tarsem Singh (Self/less; 2015) Robert Zemeckis (The Walk; 2015) Jon Favreau (The Jungle Book; 2016) Eran Creevy (Collide; 2016) Joseph Ruben (The Ottoman Lieutenant; 2017) Alain Desrochers (Security; 2017) David Michod (War Machine; 2017) Brad Silberling (An Ordinary Man; 2017) Per Fly (Backstabbing for Beginning; 2018) Chris Weitz (Operation Finale; 2018) David Raymond (Night Hunter; 2018) Daniel Alfredson (Intrigo: Death of an Author; 2018) Gideon Raff (The Red Sea Diving Resort; 2019) Eran Riklis (Spider in the Web; 2019)

Collaborations: Martin Scorsese - 2 Steven Spielberg - 2 Terrence Malick - 2 Brad Anderson - 2 Isabel Coixet - 2 Roman Polanski - 2

Other notable directors: Jon Favreau Robert Zemeckis Ridley Scott Shane Black William Friedkin Ivan Reitman Steven Zaillian Mike Nichols Mike Newell Richard Attenborough James Ivory Barry Levinson Phil Alden Robinson

14. Tom Hardy

Actor | Inception

With his breakthrough performance as Eames in Christopher Nolan's sci-fi thriller Inception (2010), English actor Tom Hardy has been brought to the attention of mainstream audiences worldwide. However, the versatile actor has been steadily working on both stage and screen since his television debut...

Ridley Scott (Black Hawk Down; 2001) Stuart Baird (Star Trek: Nemesis; 2002) Paul McGuigan (The Reckoning; 2003) Matthew Parkhill (Dot the I; 2003) Simon De Silva (LD 50 Lethal Dose; 2003) Matthew Vaughn (Layer Cake; 2004) Sofia Coppola (Marie Antoinette; 2006) Jonathan English (Minotaur; 2006) Ed Blum (Scenes of a Sexual Nature; 2006) Tony Mitchell (Flood; 2007) Tom Shankland (WAZ; 2007) Charles-Henri Belleville (The Inheritance; 2007) Malcolm Martin (Sucker Punch; 2008) Guy Ritchie (RocknRolla; 2008) Nicolas Winding Refn (Bronson; 2008) Mimi Leder (Thick as Thieves; 2009) Christopher Nolan (3; Inception; 2010, The Dark Knight Rises; 2012, Dunkirk; 2017) Tomas Alfredson (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy; 2011) Gavin O’Connor (Warrior; 2011) McG (This Means War; 2012) John Hillcoat (Lawless; 2012) Steven Knight (Locke; 2013) Michael R. Roskam (The Drop; 2014) Daniel Espinosa (Child 44; 2015) George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road; 2015) Rufus Norris (London Road; 2015) Brian Helgeland (Legend; 2015) Alejandro G. Innaritu (The Revenant; 2015) Ruben Fleischer (Venom; 2018) Josh Trank (Fonzo; 2020) Andy Serkis (Venom 2; 2020)

Collaborations; Christopher Nolan - 3

Other notable directors: Ridley Scott Alejandro G. Innaritu Gavin O’Connor Guy Ritchie George Miller Sofia Coppola Matthew Vaughn

15. Tom Hanks

Producer | Cast Away

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California, to Janet Marylyn (Frager), a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an itinerant cook. His mother's family, originally surnamed "Fraga", was entirely Portuguese, while his father was of mostly English ancestry. Tom grew up in what he has ...

Armand Mastroianni (He Knows You’re Alone; 1980) Ron Howard (5; Splash; 1984, Apollo 13; 1995, The Di Vinci Code; 2006, Angels & Demons; 2009, Inferno; 2016) Neal Israel (Bachelor Party; 1984) Stan Dragoti (The Man with the One Red Shoe; 1985) Nicholas Meyer (Volunteers; 1985) Richard Benjamin (The Money Pit; 1986) Garry Marshall (Nothing in Common; 1986) Moshe Mizrahi (Every Time We Say Goodbye; 1986) Tom Mankiewicz (Dragnet; 1987) Penny Marshall (2; Big; 1988, A League of Their Own; 1992) David Seltzer (Punchline; 1988) Joe Dante (The Burbs; 1989) Roger Spottiswoode (Turner & Hooch; 1989) John Patrick Shanley (Joe vs. the Volcano; 1990) Brian de Palma (The Bonfire of the Vanities; 1990) Richard Donner (Radio Flyer; 1992) Nora Ephron (2; Sleepless in Seattle; 1993, You’ve Got Mail; 1998) Jonathan Demme (Philadelphia; 1993) Robert Zemeckis (3; Forrest Gump; 1994, Cast Away; 2000, The Polar Express; 2005) John Lasseter (3; Toy Story; 1995, Toy Story 2; 1999, Cars; 2006) Steven Spielberg (5; Saving Private Ryan; 1998, Catch Me If You Can; 2002, The Terminal; 2005, Bridge of Spies; 2015, The Post; 2017) Frank Darabont (The Green Mile; 1999) Sam Mendes (Road to Perdition; 2002) Joel and Ethan Coen (The Ladykillers; 2004) Joel Zwick (Elvis Has Left the Building; 2004) Mike Nichols (Charlie Wilson’s War; 2007) David Silverman (The Simpsons Movie; 2007) Sean McGinly (The Great Buck Howard; 2009) Lee Unkrich (Toy Story 3; 2010) Stephen Daldry (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close; 2011) Lana and Lilly Wachowski w/ Tom Tykwer (Cloud Atlas; 2012) Paul Greengrass (2; Captain Phillips; 2013, News of the World; 2020) John Lee Hancock (Saving Mr. Banks; 2013) Meg Ryan (Ithaca; 2015) Tom Tykwer (A Hologram for a King; 2016) Clint Eastwood (Sully; 2016) Doug Nichol (California Typewriter; 2016) James Ponsoldt (The Circle; 2017) Josh Cooley (Toy Story 4; 2019) Marielle Heller (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood; 2019) Aaron Schneider (Greyhound; 2020) Miguel Sapochnik (Bios; 2020) Baz Luhrmann (Elvis; 2021)

Collaborations: Steven Spielberg - 5 Ron Howard - 5 Robert Zemeckis - 3 John Lasseter - 3 Penny Marshall - 2 Nora Ephron - 2 Paul Greengrass - 2 Tom Tykwer - 2

Other notable directors: Clint Eastwood Frank Darabont Mike Nichols Stephen Daldry Brian de Palma Joel and Ethan Coen Sam Mendes John Lee Hancock Jonathan Demme Garry Marshall The Wachowskis Richard Donner

16. George Clooney

Actor | Michael Clayton

George Timothy Clooney was born on May 6, 1961, in Lexington, Kentucky, to Nina Bruce (née Warren), a former beauty pageant queen, and Nick Clooney, a former anchorman and television host (who was also the brother of singer Rosemary Clooney). He has Irish, English, and German ancestry. Clooney ...

Neal Israel (Combat Academy; 1986) Bill Froehlich (Return to Horror High; 1987) Andre Szots (Grizzly 2: The Predator; 1987) John De Bello (Return of the Killer Tomatoes; 1988) Alfredo & Deborah Ringel (Unbecoming Age; 1992) David Marconi (The Harvest; 1993) Robert Rodriguez (3; From Dusk Till Dawn; 1996, Spy Kids; 2001, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over; 2003) Michael Hoffman (One Fine Day; 1996) Joel Schumacher (Batman & Robin; 1997) Mimi Leder (The Peacemaker; 1997) Terrence Malick (The Thin Red Line; 1998) Steven Soderbergh (6; Out of Sight; 1998, Oceans 11; 2001, Oceans 12; 2004, Oceans 13; 2007, Solaris; 2002, The Good German; 2006) Grant Heslov (2; Waiting for Woody; 1998, The Men Who Stared at Goats; 2009) David O. Russell (Three Kings; 1999) Liam O. Mochain (The Book that Wrote Itself; 1999) Trey Parker (South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut; 1999) Wolfgang Petersen (The Perfect Storm; 2000) Joel and Ethan Coen (4; O Brother, Where Art Thou?; 2000, Intolerable Cruelty; 2003, Burn After Reading; 2008, Hail, Caesar; 2016) Anthony and Joe Russo (Welcome to Collinwood; 2002) Stephen Gaghan (Syriana; 2005) Tony Gilroy (Michael Clayton; 2007) Ted Braun (Darfur Now; 2007) Paul Freedman (Sand and Sorrow; 2007) Wes Anderson (Fantastic Mr. Fox; 2009) Jason Reitman (Up in the Air; 2009) Anton Corbijn (The American; 2010) Alexander Payne (The Descendants; 2011) Alfonso Cauron (Gravity; 2013) Brad Bird (Tomorrowland; 2015) Sofia Coppola (A Very Murray Christmas; 2015) Jodie Foster (Money Monster; 2016)

Collaborations: Steven Soderbergh - 6 Joel and Ethan Coen - 4 Robert Rodriguez - 3 Grant Heslov - 2

Other notable directors: Alexander Payne Alfonso Cauron Wes Anderson Sofia Coppola Brad Bird Wolfgang Petersen David O. Russell Terrence Malick Anthony and Joe Russo Jason Reitman

Films Clooney Directed: Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2004) Good Night and Good Luck (2005) Leatherheads (2008) The Ides of March (2011) The Monuments Man (2014) Suburbicon (2017) Midnight Sky (?)

17. Bill Murray

Actor | Lost in Translation

Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, and writer. The fifth of nine children, he was born William James Murray in Wilmette, Illinois, to Lucille (Collins), a mailroom clerk, and Edward Joseph Murray II, who sold lumber. He is of Irish descent. Among his siblings are actors Brian Doyle-Murray, ...

Paul Mazursky (Next Stop, Greenwich Village; 1976) Ivan Reitman (4; Meatballs; 1979, Stripes; 1981, Ghostbusters; 1984, Ghostbusters II; 1989) Michael O’Donoghue (Mr. Mikes Mondo Video; 1979) Picha w/ Boris Szulzinger (Tarzoon; Shame of the Jungle; 1979) Art Linson (Where the Buffalo Roam; 1980) Harold Ramis (2; Caddyshack; 1980, Groundhog Day; 1993) Ira Miller (Loose Shoes; 1980) Sydney Pollak (Tootsie; 1982) Tom Schiller (Nothing Lasts Forever; 1984) Picha (B.C. Rock; 1984) John Byrum (The Razor’s Edge; 1984) Frank Oz (2; Little Shop of Horrors; 1986, What About Bob?; 1991) John Hughes (She’s Having a Baby; 1988) Richard Donner (Scrooged; 1988) John McNaughton (3; Max Dog and Glory; 1993, Wild Things; 1998, Speaking of Sex; 2001) Tim Burton (Ed Wood; 1994) Peter and Bobby Farrelly (2; Kingpin; 1995, Dumb and Dumber To; 2014) Howard Franklin (Larger Than Life; 1995) Joe Pytka (Space Jam; 1996) Jon Amiel (The Man Who Know too Little; 1997) Philip Frank Messina (With Friends Like These; 1998) Wes Anderson (9; Rushmore; 1998, The Royal Tenenbaums; 2001, The Life Aquatic of Steve Zissou; 2004, The Darjeeling Limited; 2007, Fantastic Mr. Fox; 2009, Moonrise Kingdom; 2012, The Grand Budapest Hotel; 2014, Isle of Dogs; 2018, The French Dispatch; 2020) Tim Robbins (Cradle Will Rock; 1999) McG (Charlie’s Angels; 2000) Michael Almereyda (Hamlet; 2000) Sofia Coppola (2; Lost in Translation; 2003, On the Rocks; 2021) Jim Jarmusch (4; Coffee and Cigarettes; 2003, Broken Flowers; 2005, The Limits of Control; 2009, The Dead Don’t Die; 2019) Peter Hewitt (Garfield: The Movie; 2004) Andy Garcia (The Lost City; 2005) Tim Hill (Garfield: Tale of Two Kitties; 2006) Peter Segal (Get Smart; 2008) Gil Kenan (City of Ember; 2008) Ruben Fleischer (2; Zombieland; 2009, Zombieland: Double Tap; 2019) Aaron Schneider (Get Low; 2010) Mitch Glazer (Passion Play; 2011) Roman Coppola (A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III; 2012) Roger Michell (Hyde Park on Hudson; 2012) George Clooney (The Monuments Men; 2014) Theodore Melfi (St. Vincent; 2014) Cameron Crowe (Aloha; 2015) Barry Levinson (Rock the Kasbah; 2015) Jon Favreau (The Jungle Book; 2016) Paul Feig (Ghostbusters; 2016) Jason Reitman (Ghostbusters: Afterlife; 2020)

Collaborations: Wes Anderson - 9 Ivan Reitman - 4 Jim Jarmusch - 4 John McNaughton - 3 Sofia Coppola - 2 Harold Ramis - 2 Ruben Fleischer - 2 Peter and Bobby Farrelly - 2 Frank Oz - 2 Picha - 2

Other notable directors: Jon Favreau Paul Feig Jason Reitman Barry Levinson Tim Burton Richard Donner Sydney Pollak John Hughes

18. Will Ferrell

Producer | Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

John William Ferrell was born in Irvine, California, to Betty Kay (Overman), a teacher, and Roy Lee Ferrell, Jr., a musician. His parents were originally from Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.

A graduate of the University of Southern California, Ferrell became interested in performing while a student ...

Jay Roach (3; Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery; 1997, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me; 1999, The Campaign; 2012) Jim Milio (Men Seeking Women; 1997) John Fortenberry (A Night at the Roxbury; 1998) Joe Dietl w/ Michael Irpino (The Thin Pink Line; 1998) Bruce McCulloch (Superstar; 1999) Donal Lardner Ward (The Suburbans; 1999) Reginald Hudlin (The Ladies Man; 2000) Nick Gomez (Drowning Mona; 2000) Ben Stiller (2; Zoolander; 2001, Zoolander 2; 2016) Kevin Smith (Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back; 2001) Mort Nathan (Boat Trip; 2002) Todd Phillips (2; Old School; 2003, Starsky & Hutch; 2004) Jon Favreau (Elf; 2003) Woody Allen (Melinda and Melinda; 2004) Adam McKay (5; Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy; 2004, Talladega Nights: Ballad of Ricky Bobby; 2006, Step Brothers; 2008, The Other Guys; 2010, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues; 2013) Malcolm Ingram w/ Jennifer Schwalbach (Oh, What a Lovely Tea Party; 2004) David Dobkin (2; Wedding Crashers; 2005, Eurovision; 2020) Susan Stroman (The Producers; 2005) Adam Rapp (Winter Passing; 2005) Nora Ephron (Bewitched; 2005) Jesse Dylan (Kicking & Screaming; 2005) Luke and Andrew Wilson (The Wendell Baker Story; 2005) Marc Forster (Stranger than Fiction; 2006) Matthew O’Callaghan (Curious George; 2006) Josh Gordon w/ Will Speck (Blades of Glory; 2007) Kent Alterman (Semi-Pro; 2008) Brad Silberling (Land of the Lost; 2009) Neal Brennan (The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard; 2009) Tom McGrath (Megamind; 2010) Dan Rush (Everything Must Go; 2010) Matt Piedmont (Casa de mi padre; 2012) Tim Heidecker w/ Eric Wareheim (Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie; 2012) Shawn Levy (The Internship; 2013) Phil Lord w/ Christopher Miller (The LEGO Movie; 2014) Etan Cohen (2; Get Hard; 2015, Holmes & Watson; 2018) Sean Anders (2; Daddy’s Home; 2015, Daddy’s Home 2; 2017) Andrew Jay Cohen (The House; 2017) Mike Mitchell (The LEGO Movie: The Second Part; 2019) Fred Wolf (Drunk Parents; 2019) Scott Aukerman (Between Two Ferns: The Movie; 2019) James Franco (Zeroville; 2019) Nat Faxon w/ Jim Rush (Downhill; 2020) Chris Henchy (Impractical Jokers: The Movie; 2020)

Collaborations: Adam McKay - 5 Jay Roach - 3 Ben Stiller - 2 Sean Anders - 2 Etan Cohen - 2 David Dobkin - 2 Todd Phillips - 2

Other notable directors: Phil Lord Christopher Miller Marc Forster Nora Ephron Kevin Smith Jon Favreau Woody Allen

19. Richard Dreyfuss

Actor | The Goodbye Girl

Richard Dreyfuss is an American leading man, who has played his fair share of irritating pests and brash, ambitious hustlers.

He was born Richard Stephen Dreyfus in Brooklyn, New York, to Geraldine (Robbins), an activist, and Norman Dreyfus, a restaurateur and attorney. His paternal grandparents ...

Mark Robson (Valley of the Dolls; 1967) Mike Nichols (2; The Graduate; 1967, Postcards from the Edge; 1990) Arthur Dreifuss (The Young Runaways; 1968) Jack Arnold w/ Ricou Browning (Hello Down There; 1969) George Lucas (American Graffiti; 1973) John Milius (Dillinger; 1973) Ted Kotcheff (The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz; 1974) Michael Barry (The Second Coming of Suzanne; 1974) John Byrum (Inserts; 1975) Steven Spielberg (3; Jaws; 1976, Close Encounters of the Third Kind; 1977, Always; 1989) Herbert Ross (The Goodbye Girl; 1977) Jeremy Paul Kagan (The Big Fix; 1978) Joel Oliansky (The Competition; 1980) John Badham (3; Where Life Is It Anyway?; 1981, Stakeout; 1987, Another Stakeout; 1993) Glenn A. Jordan (The Buddy System; 1984) Paul Mazursky (2; Down and Out in Beverly Hills; 1986, Moon Over Parador; 1988) Rob Reiner (2; Stand By Me; 1986, The American President; 1995) Barry Levinson (Tin Men; 1987) Martin Ritt (Nuts; 1987) Jon Pytka (Let It Ride; 1989) Tom Stoppard (Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead; 1990) Lasse Hallstrom (Once Around; 1991) Frank Oz (What About Bob; 1991) Martha Coolidge (Lost in Yonkers; 1993) Bruce Beresford (Silent Fall; 1994) Tony Spiridakis (The Last World; 1995) Stephen Herek (Mr. Holland’s Opus; 1995) Henry Selick (James and the Giant Peach; 1996) Larry Bishop (Mad Dog Time; 1996) Sidney Lumet (Night Falls in Manhattan; 1997) Todd Holland (Krippendorf’s Tribe; 1998) Michael Dinner (The Crew; 2000) Rolf de Heer (The One Man Who Read Love Stories; 2001) Chris Ver Weil (Who Is Cletis Tout?; 2001) Bill Kowalchuk (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Island of Misfit Toys; 2001) John Sayles (Silver City; 2004) Wolfgang Petersen (Poseidon; 2006) Don Casper (Signs of the Time; 2008) Oliver Stone (W.; 2008) Leslie Carde (America Betrayed; 2008) Donald Petrie (My Life in Ruins; 2009) Tim Blake Nelson (Leaves of Grass; 2009) Daniel Adams (The Lightkeepers; 2009) Alexandre Aja (Piranha 3D; 2010) Robert Schwentke (Red; 2010) Robert Luketic (Paranoia; 2013) Jason Priestley (Cas and Dylan; 2013) Naomi Foner (Very Good Girls; 2013) Martin Weisz (Squatters; 2014) Mora Stephens (Zipper; 2015) Bill Holderman (Book Club; 2018) Cuba Gooding Jr. (Bayou Caviar; 2018) Greg Pritikin (The Last Laugh; 2019) Jonas Aukerlund (Polar; 2019) David Hackl (Daughter of the Wolf; 2019) Shelagh McLeod (Astronaut; 2019) Joel David Moore (Killing Winston Jones; 2020) Timothy Bogart (Spinning Gold; 2020)

Collaborations: Steven Spielberg - 3 John Badham - 3 Mike Nichols - 2 Rob Reiner - 2 Paul Mazursky - 2

Other notable directors: Oliver Stone Wolfgang Petersen Barry Levinson Herbert Ross Bruce Beresford Sidney Lumet George Lucas

20. James Franco

Actor | The Disaster Artist

Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks (1999), James Franco was born April 19, 1978 in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, a writer, artist, and actress, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. His mother is Jewish and his father was of ...

Raja Gosnell (Never Been Kissed; 1999) David Raynr (Whatever It Takes; 2000) Matthew Cole Weiss (Mean People Suck; 2001) Sam Raimi (4; Spider-Man; 2002, Spider-Man 2; 2004, Spider-Man 3; 2007, Oz the Great and Powerful; 2013) Scott Kalvert (Deuces Wild; 2002) Nicolas Cage (Sonny; 2002) Michael Caton-Jones (City by the Sea; 2002) Robert Altman (The Company; 2003) John Dahl (The Great Raid; 2005) Kevin Reynolds (Tristan & Isolde; 2006) Justin Lin (2; Annapolis; 2006, Finishing the Game; 2007) Neil LaBute (The Wicker Man; 2006) Tony Bill (Flyboys; 2006) Karen Moncrieff (The Dead Girl; 2006) Nancy Meyers (The Holiday; 2006) Tommy O’Haver (An American Crime; 2007) Steve Buscemi (Interview; 2007) Judd Apatow (Knocked Up; 2007) Paul Haggis (In the Valley of Elah; 2007) Gregory Mackenzie (Camille; 2008) David Gordon Green (2; Pineapple Express; 2008, Your Highness; 2011) George C. Wolfe (Nights in Rodanthe; 2008) Gus Van Zant (2; Milk; 2008, My Own Private River; 2012) Rob Epstein w/ Jeffrey Friedman (2; Howl; 2010, Lovelace; 2013) Shawn Levy (Date Night; 2010) Jay Anania (2; Shadows and Lies; 2010, The Letter; 2012) Ryan Murphy (Eat Prey Love; 2010) Danny Boyle (127 Hours; 2010) Michel Gondry (The Green Hornet; 2011) Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes; 2011) Stephen Elliott (About Cherry; 2012) Carter (Maladies; 2012) Ariel Vromen (The Iceman; 2012) Harmony Korine (Spring Breakers; 2012) Travis Mathews (Interior. Leather Bar; 2013) Seth Rogen w/ Evan Goldberg (2; This is the End; 2013, The Interview; 2014) Gia Coppola (Palo Alto; 2013) Paul Haggis (Third Person; 2013) Gary Fleder (Homefront; 2013) Rob Thomas (Veronica Mars; 2014) Matt Reeves (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes; 2014) Henrik Ruben Genz (Good People; 2014) Rupert Goold (True Story; 2015) Gabrielle Demeestere (Yosemite; 2015) Justin Kelly (2; I Am Michael; 2015, King Cobra; 2016) Werner Herzog (Queen of the Desert; 2015) Wim Wenders (Everything Will Be Fine; 2015) Robert Duvall (Wild Horses; 2015) Pamela Romanowsky (2; The Adderall Diaries; 2015, The Institute; 2017) Mark Osborne (The Little Prince; 2015) Vladimir de Fontenay w/ Nina Ljeti (Memoria; 2015) Jonathan Levine (The Night Before; 2015) Andrew Neel (Goat; 2016) Conrad Vernon w/ Greg Tiernan (Sausage Party; 2016) Ian Olds (Burn Country; 2016) John Hamburg (Why Him; 2016) Giancarlo Esposito (The Show; 2017) Ridley Scott (Alien: Covenant; 2017) Bruce Thierry Cheung (2; Don’t Come Back from the Moon; 2017, Future World; 2018) Dan Bush (The Vault; 2017) Jonathan and Josh Baker (Kin; 2018) Joel and Ethan Coen (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs; 2018) Aaron Woodley (Arctic Dogs; 2019)

Collaborations: Sam Raimi - 4 Bruce Thierry Cheung - 2 Pamela Romanowsky - 2 Justin Kelly - 2 Seth Rogen - 2 Evan Goldberg - 2 Gus Van Sant - 2 David Gordon Green - 2 Jay Anania - 2 Justin Lin - 2 Rob Epstein - 2 Jeffrey Friedman - 2

Other notable directors: Danny Boyle Joel and Ethan Coen Ridley Scott Werner Herzog Wim Wenders Matt Reeves Paul Haggis Judd Apatow Robert Altman Michael Caton-Jones

Films Franco Directed: The Ape (2005) Good Time Max (2007) The Broken Tower (2011) Sal (2011) Interior. Leather Bar (2013) As I Lay Dying (2013) Child of God (2013) The Sound and the Fury (2014) In Dubious Battle (2016) The Institute (2017) The Disaster Artist (2017) Future World (2018) The Pretenders (2018) Zeroville (2019) The Long Home (?)

21. John Candy

Actor | Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Candy was one of Canada's greatest and funniest character actors. His well-known role as the big hearted buffoon earned him classics in Uncle Buck (1989) and Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987). His career has handed him some dry spells but Candy always rebounded.

Born in Newmarket, Ontario, in ...

Paul Bogart (Class of 44; 1973) John Trent (2; It Seemed Like A Good Idea at the Time; 1975, Find the Lady; 1976) Neal Israel w/ Bradley R. Swirnoff (Tunnel Vision; 1976) Martyn Burke (The Clown Murders; 1976) Daryl Duke (The Silent Partner; 1978) Melvin Frank (Lost and Found; 1979) Steven Spielberg (1941; 1979) George Bloomfield (Deadly Companion; 1980) John Landis (The Blues Brothers; 1980) Gerald Potterton (Heavy Metal; 1981) Malcolm Leo w/ Andrew Solt (It Came from Hollywood; 1982) Harold Ramis (National Lampoon’s Vacation; 1983) David Steinberg (Going Berserk; 1983) Ron Howard (Splash; 1984) Walter Hill (Brewster’s Millions; 1985) Ken Kwapis (Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird; 1985) Carl Reiner (Summer Rental; 1985) Nicholas Meyer (Volunteers; 1985) Mark L. Lester (Armed and Dangerous; 1986) Frank Oz (Little Shop of Horrors; 1986) Mel Brooks (Spaceballs; 1987) John Hughes (3; Planes, Trains, and Automobiles; 1987, She’s Having a Baby; 1988, Uncle Buck; 1989) Howard Deutch (The Great Outdoors; 1988) Michael Dinner (Hot to Trot; 1988) Paul Flaherty (Who’s Harry Crumb; 1989) Jim Drake (Speed Zone; 1989) Daniel Raskov (Masters of Menace; 1990) Chris Columbus (2; Home Alone; 1990, Only the Lonely; 1991) Hendel Butoy w/ Mike Gabriel (The Rescuers Down Under; 1990) Dan Aykroyd (Nothing but Trouble; 1991) Bryan Gordon (Career Opportunities; 1991) Tom Mankiewicz (Delirious; 1991) Oliver Stone (JFK; 1991) Eugene Levy (Once Upon a Crime; 1992) Daniel Stern (Rookie of the Year; 1993) Jon Turtletaub (Cool Runnings; 1993) Peter Markle (Wagons East; 1994) Michael Moore (Canadian Bacon; 1995)

Collaborations; John Hughes - 3 Chris Columbus - 2 John Trent - 2

Other notable directors: Steven Spielberg Frank Oz John Landis Michael Moore Oliver Stone Mel Brooks Ron Howard Carl Reiner Ken Kwapis Harold Ramis

22. David Thewlis

Actor | Naked

David Thewlis was born David Wheeler in 1963 in Blackpool, Lancashire, to Maureen (Thewlis) and Alec Raymond Wheeler, and lived with his parents above their combination wallpaper and toy shop during his childhood. Originally, he came to London with his band Door 66, however he changed his plans and...

Mike Leigh (3; The Short and Curlies; 1987, Life is Sweet; 1990, Naked; 1993) Christine Edzard (Little Dorrit; 1987) Paul Greengrass (Resurrected; 1989) Mark Peploe (Afraid of the Dark; 1991) Louis Malle (Damage; 1992) David Jones (The Trial; 1993) Caroline Thompson (Black Beauty; 1994) Agnieszka Holland (Total Eclipse; 1995) Michael Hoffman (Restoration; 1995) Henry Selick (James and the Giant Peach; 1996) Rob Cohen (DragonHeart; 1996) John Frankenheimer (The Island of Dr. Moreau; 1996) Paul Chart (American Perfekt; 1997) Jean-Jacques Annaud (Seven Years in Tibet; 1997) Joel and Ethan Coen (The Big Lebowski; 1998) David Caffrey (Divorcing Jack; 1998) Bernardo Bertolucci (Besieged; 1998) Peter Hewitt (Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?; 1999) Derek W. Hayes w/ Stanislav Sokolov (The Miracle Maker; 2000) Paul McGuigan (Gangster No. 1; 2000) Nick Love (Goodbye Charlie Bright; 2001) Richard Donner (Timeline; 2003) Alfonso Cuaron (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban; 2004) Ridley Scott (Kingdom of Heaven; 2005) Terrence Malick (The New World; 2005) Michael Caton-Jones (Basic Instinct 2; 2006) John Moore (The Omen; 2006) Paul Auster (The Inner Life of Martin Frost; 2007) David Yates (4; Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix; 2007, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince; 2009, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 1 and Part 2; (2011,2012) Mark Herman (The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas; 2008) Emily Young (Veronika Decides to Die; 2009) Bernard Rose (Mr. Nice; 2010) William Monahan (London Boulevard; 2010) Luc Besson (The Lady; 2011) Roland Emmerich (Anonymous; 2011) Steven Spielberg (War Horse; 2011) Bonnie Wright (Separate We Come, Separate We Go; 2012) Dean Parisot (Red 2; 2013) Bill Condon (The Fifth Estate; 2013) Terry Gilliam (The Zero Theorem; 2013) James Marsh (2; The Theory of Everything; 2014, The Mercy; 2017) Brad Anderson (Stonehearst Asylum; 2014) John Boorman (Queen and Country; 2014) Alejandro Amenabar (Regression; 2015) Brian Helgeland (Legend; 2015) Justin Kurzel (Macbeth; 2015) Charlie Kaufman w/ Duke Johnson (Anomalisa; 2015) Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman; 2017) Zack Snyder (Justice League; 2017) Billie Piper (Rare Beasts; 2019) Atom Egoyan (Guest of Honour; 2019) Craig Roberts (Eternal Beauty; 2019) James Cameron (2; Avatar 2; 2021, Avatar 3, 2023) Charlie Kaufman (I’m Thinking of Ending Things; 2023)

Collaborations: David Yates - 4 Mike Leigh - 3 James Marsh - 2 James Cameron - 2

Other notable directors: Steven Spielberg Patty Jenkins Zack Snyder Terry Gilliam Bill Condon Paul Greengrass Roland Emmerich Ridley Scott Joel and Ethan Coen Richard Donner Alfonso Cuaron Terrence Malick Jean-Jacques Annaud Rob Cohen John Frankenheimer

23. Danny DeVito

Actor | Matilda

Danny DeVito has amassed a formidable and versatile body of work as an actor, producer and director that spans the stage, television and film.

Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. was born on November 17, 1944, in Neptune, New Jersey, to Italian-American parents. His mother, Julia (Moccello), was a homemaker. ...

Robert Clouse (Dreams of Glass; (1970) Mario Monicelli (Lady Liberty; 1971) Martin Brest (Hot Dogs for Gauguin; 1972) Joseph Jacoby (Hurry Up, or I’ll Be 30; 1973) Kirk Douglas (Scalawag; 1973) Milos Forman (2; One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest; 1975, Man on the Moon; 1999) Ivan Nagy (Deadly Hero; 1975) Michael Schultz (Car Wash; 1976) Sam Grossman (The Van; 1977) Gene Wilder (The World’s Greatest Lover; 1977) Jack Nicholson (Goin’ South; 1978) Brice Mack (Swap Meet; 1979) Jeremy Joe Kronsberg (Going Ape; 1981) James L. Brooks (Terms of Endearment; 1983) Robert Zemeckis (Romancing the Stone; 1984) Amy Heckerling (Johnny Dangerously; 1984) Lewis Teague (The Jewel of the Nile; 1985) Ken Finkleman (Head Office; 1985) Brian de Palma (Wise Guys; 1986) Jim Abrahams w/ David & Jerry Zucker (Ruthless People; 1986) Michael Joens (My Little Pony: The Movie; 1986) Barry Levinson (2; Tin Men; 1987, Harry Haft; 2021) Ivan Reitman (2; Twins; 1988, Junior; 1994) Norman Jewison (Other People’s Money; 1991) Tim Burton (3; Batman Returns; 1992, Big Fish; 2003, Dumbo; 2019) Marshall Herskovitz (Jack the Bear; 1993) John McTiernan (Last Action Hero; 1993) Tom Ropelewski (Look Who’s Talking Now; 1993) Penny Marshall (Renaissance Man; 1994) Barry Sonnenfeld (2; Get Shorty; 1995, Men in Black; 1997) Joe Pytka (Space Jam; 1996) Francis Ford Coppola (The Rainmaker; 1997) Ron Clements w/ John Musker (Hercules; 1997) Curtis Hanson (LA Confidential; 1997) Richard LaGravenese (Living Out Loud; 1998) John Swanback (The Big Kahuna; 1999) Sofia Coppola (The Virgin Suicides; 2000) Scott Alexander w/ Larry Karaszewski (Screwed; 2000) David Mamet (Heist; 2001) Sam Weisman (What’s the Worst That Could Happen; 2001) Jay Roach (Austin Powers in Goldmember; 2002) Woody Allen (Anything Else; 2003) Neri Parenti (Christmas in Love; 2004) F. Gary Gray (Be Cool; 2005) Randall Miller (2; Marilyn Hotchkiss’ Ballroom Dancing and Charm School; 2005, Nobel Son; 2007) Greg Glienna (Relative Strangers; 2006) Mark Rydell (Even Money; 2006) Brad Silberling (10 Items or Less; 2006) Billy Kent (The Oh in Ohio; 2006) John Whitesell (Deck the Halls; 2006) Jake Paltrow (The Good Night; 2007) Robert Ben Garant (Reno 911: Miami; 2007) Hart Bochner (Just Add Water; 2008) Sam Harper (House Broken; 2009) Brian Koppelman w/ David Levien (Solitary Man; 2009) Mark Steven Johnson (When in Rome; 2010) Casey Affleck (I’m Still Here; 2010) Sebastian Gutiérrez (2; Girl Walks into a Bar; 2011, Hotel Noir; 2012) Chris Paine (Revenge of the Electric Car; 2011) Chris Renaud (The Lorax; 2012) Michael Johnson (All the Wilderness; 2014) Todd Solondz (Weiner-Dog; 2016) Taylor Hackford (The Comedian; 2016) Scott Christian Sava w/ Tony Bancroft (Animal Crackers; 2017) Karey Kirkpatrick (Smallfoot; 2018) Jake Kasdan (Jumanji: The Next Level; 2019) Thea Sharrock (The One and Only Ivan; 2020)

Collaborations: Tim Burton (3) Sebastian Gutierrez (2) Randall Miller (2) Barry Sonnenfeld (2) Barry Levinson (2) Ivan Reitman (2) Milos Forman (2)

Other notable directors: Woody Allen Taylor Hackford Jake Kasdan F. Gary Gray Curtis Hanson Francis Ford Coppola Penny Marshall John McTiernan Brian de Palma Robert Zemeckis James L. Brooks Ron Clements John Musker Martin Brest

Films DeVito Directed: Throw Momma from the Train The War of the Roses Hoffa Matilda Death to Smoochy Duplex

24. Jeff Daniels

Actor | The Squid and the Whale

Actor Jeff Daniels was born in Athens, Georgia, but was raised in Chelsea, Michigan. He is the son of Marjorie J. (Ferguson) and Robert Lee Daniels, who owned The Chelsea Lumber Company and was also mayor of Chelsea. Jeff attended Central Michigan University, but became involved in acting and ...

Milos Forman (Ragtime; 1981) James L. Brooks (Terms of Endearment; 1983) Woody Allen (2; The Purple Rose of Cairo; 1985, Radio Days; 1987) Roger Donaldson (Marie; 1985) Jonathan Demme (Something Wild; 1986) Mike Nichols (Heartburn; 1986) Peter Yates (The House on Carroll Street; 1988) Robert Greenwald (Sweet Hearts Dance; 1988) David Leland (Checking Out; 1989) Frank Marshall (Arachnophobia; 1990) Jim Abrahams (Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael; 1990) Bud Yorkin (Love Hurts; 1991) Terry Hughes (The Butcher’s Wife; 1991) David Twohy (Timescrape; 1992) Bill Phillips (There Goes the Neighborhood; 1992) Gary O. Bennett (Rain Without Thunder; 1993) Ronald F. Maxwell (2; Gettysburg; 1993, Gods and Generals; 2003) Jan de Bont (Speed; 1994) Peter Farrelly (2; Dumb and Dumber; 1994, Dumb and Dumber To; 2014) John Korty (Redwood Curtain; 1995) Carroll Ballard (Fly Away Home; 1996) John Herzfeld (2 Days in The Valley; 1996) Stephen Herek (101 Dalmatians; 1996) Jonathan Lynn (Trial and Error; 1997) Gary Ross (Pleasantville; 1998) Donald Petrie (My Favorite Martian; 1999) James D. Stern (It’s the Rage; 1999) Michael Walker (Chasing Sleep; 2000) John Stockwell (Cheaters; 2000) Clint Eastwood (Blood Work; 2002) Stephen Daldry (The Hours; 2002) Rowdy Herrington (I Witness; 2003) Dan Harris (Imaginary Heroes; 2004) Noah Baumbach (The Squid and the Whale; 2005) Wayne Wang (Because of Winn-Dixie; 2005) George Clooney (Good Night and Good Luck; 2005) Barry Sonnenfeld (RV; 2006) Douglas McGrath (Infamous; 2006) Scott Frank (The Lookout; 2007) Tim Hamilton (Mama’s Boy; 2007) Caroline Zelder (A Plumm Summer; 2007) Kirk DeMicco (Space Chimps; 2008) Jeffrey Nachmanoff (Traitor; 2008) Kevin Macdonald (State of Play; 2009) John Hindman (The Answer Man; 2009) Sam Mendes (Away We Go; 2009) Kieran & Michele Mulroney (Paper Man; 2010) Rob Epstein w/ Jeffrey Friedman (Howl; 2010) Rian Johnson (Looper; 2012) Michael Uppendahl (Quad; 2013) Bobby Farrelly (Dumb and Dumber To; (2014) Danny Boyle (Steve Jobs; 2015) Ridley Scott (The Martian; 2016) Robert Schwentke (The Divergent Series: Allegiant; 2016) Ben Lewin (The Catcher Was a Spy; 2018) Timothy Busfield (Guest Artist; 2019)

Collaborations: Woody Allen (2) Peter Farrelly (2) Ronald F. Maxwell (2)

Other notable directors: Ridley Scott Rian Johnson Bobby Farrelly Sam Mendes Noah Baumbach Clint Eastwood Stephen Daldry Milos Forman James L. Brooks George Clooney Jonathan Demme Frank Marshall Mike Nichols Jim Abrahams

25. Julia Roberts

Actress | Pretty Woman

Julia Fiona Roberts never dreamed she would become the most popular actress in America. She was born in Smyrna, Georgia, to Betty Lou (Bredemus) and Walter Grady Roberts, one-time actors and playwrights, and is of English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, German, and Swedish descent. As a child, due to her ...

J. Christian Ingvordsen (Firehouse; 1987) Joan Freeman (Satisfaction; 1988) Donald Petrie (Mystic Pizza; 1988) Peter Masterson (Blood Red; 1989) Herbert Ross (Steel Magnolias; 1989) Joel Schumacher (2; Flatliners; 1990, Dying Young; 1991) Joseph Ruben (Sleeping with the Enemy; 1991) Steven Spielberg (Hook; 1991) Robert Altman (2; The Player; 1992, Pret-a-Porter; 1994) Alan J. Pakula (The Pelican Brief; 1993) Charles Shyer (I Lovd Trouble; 1994) Lasse Hallstrom (Something to Talk About; 1995) Stephen Frears (Mary Reilly; 1996) Neil Jordan (Michael Collins; 1996) P.J. Hogan (My Best Friends Wedding; 1997) Richard Donner (Conspiracy Theory; 1997) Chris Columbus (Stepmom; 1998) Roger Michell (Notting Hill; 1999) Garry Marshall (3; Runaway Bride; 1999, Valentines Day; 2010, Mother’s Day; 2016) Steven Soderbergh (3; Erin Brockovich; 2000, Ocean’s Eleven; 2001, Ocean’s Twelve; 2004) Gore Verbinski (The Mexican; 2001) Joe Roth (America’s Sweetheart; 2001) Barry Tubb (Grand Champion; 2002) Mike Newell (Mona Lisa Smile; 2003) Mike Nichols (2; Closer; 2004, Charlie Wilson’s War; 2007) John A. Davis (The Ant Bully; 2006) Gary Winick (Charlottes Web; 2006) Dennis Lee (Fireflies in the Garden; 2008) Tony Gilroy (Duplicity; 2009) Dermot Mulroney (Love, Wedding, Marriage; 2011) Tom Hanks (Larry Crowne; 2011) Tarsem Singh (Mirror, Mirror; 2012) John Wells (August: Osage County; 2013) Billy Ray (Secret in Their Eyes; 2015) Jodie Foster (Money Monster; 2016) Kelly Asbury (Smurfs: The Lost Village; 2017) Stephen Chbosky (Wonder; 2017) Peter Hedges (Ben is Back; 2018)

Collaborations: Steven Soderbergh - 3 Garry Marshall - 3 Mike Nichols - 2 Joel Schumacher - 2 Robert Altman - 2

Other notable directors: Tom Hanks Stephen Chbosky Tony Gilroy Mike Newell Steven Spielberg Gore Verbinski Stephen Frears Herbert Ross Alan J. Pakula Chris Columbus Lasse Hallstrom Richard Donner Donald Petrie

26. Richard Gere

Actor | Chicago

Humanitarian and actor Richard Gere was born on August 31, 1949, in Philadelphia, the second of five children of Doris Ann (Tiffany), a homemaker, and Homer George Gere, an insurance salesman, both Mayflower descendants. Richard started early as a musician, playing a number of instruments in high ...

Milton Katselus (Report to the Commissioner; 1975) John D. Hancock (Baby Blue Marine; 1976) Richard Brooks (Looking for Mr. Goodbar; 1977) Robert Mulligan (Bloodbrothers; 1978) Terrence Malick (Days of Heaven; 1978) John Schlesinger (Yanks; 1979) Paul Schrader (American Gigolo; 1980) Taylor Hackford (An Officer and a Gentleman; 1982) John Mackenzie (The Honorary Consul; 1983) Jim McBride (Breathless; 1983) Francis Ford Coppola (The Cotton Club; 1984) Bruce Beresford (King David; 1985) Richard Pearce (No Mercy; 1986) Sidney Lumet (Power; 1986) Gary Sinise (Miles from Home; 1988) Mike Figgis (2; Internal Affairs; 1990, Mr. Jones; 1993) Garry Marshall (2; Pretty Woman; 1990, Runaway Bride; 1999) Akira Kurosawa (Rhapsody in August; 1991) Phil Joanau (Final Analysis; 1992) Jon Amiel (Sommersby; 1993) Mark Rydell (Intersection; 1994) Jerry Zucker (First Knight; 1995) Gregory Hoblit (Primal Fear; 1996) Michael Caton-Jones (The Jackal; 1997) Jon Avnet (2; Red Corner; 1997, Three Christs; 2017) Robert Altman (Dr. T & the Women; 2000) Joan Chen (Autumn in New York; 2000) Mark Pellington (The Mothman Prophecies; 2001) Adrian Lyne (Unfaithful; 2002) Rob Marshall (Chicago; 2002) Peter Chelsom (Shall We Dance; 2004) Scott McGehee w/ David Siegel (Bee Season; 2005) Lasse Hallstrom (2; The Hoax; 2006, Hachi: A Dog’s Tale; 2009) Richard Shepard (The Hunting Party; 2007) Todd Haynes (I’m Not There; 2007) Andrew Lau (The Flock; 2007) George C. Wolfe (Nights in Rodanthe; 2008) Mira Nair (Amelia; 2009) Antoine Fuqua (Brooklyn’s Finest; 2009) Michael Brandt (The Double; 2011) Nicholas Jarecki (Arbitrage; 2012) Barrett Esposito (Henry & Me; 2014) Oren Moverman (2; Time Out of Mind; 2014, The Dinner; 2017) John Madden (The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel; 2015) Andrew Renzi (The Benefactor; 2015) Joseph Cedar (Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer; 2016)

Collaborations: Garry Marshall - 2 Oren Moverman - 2 Lasse Hallstrom - 2 Jon Avnet - 2 Mike Figgis - 2

Other notable directors: Antoine Fuqua Robert Altman Terrence Malick John Madden Michael Caton-Jones Taylor Hackford Francis Ford Coppola Bruce Beresford

27. Julianna Margulies

Actress | ER

Julianna Margulies was born on June 8, 1966 in Spring Valley (near New York City), as the youngest of three daughters of Francesca (Goldberg), a teacher and dancer in American Ballet, and Paul Margulies, an advertising writer and philosopher. She is of Ashkenazi Jewish heritage (from Romania, ...

John Flynn (Out of Justice; 1991) Jack N. Green (Traveller; 1997) Bruce Beresford (2; Paradise Road; 1997, Evelyn; 2002) Richard Linklater (The Newton Boys; 1998) Boaz Yakin (A Price Above Rubies; 1998) Gurinder Chadka (What’s Cooking; 2000) Ralph Zondag w/ Eric Leighton (Dinosaur; 2000) George Hickenlooper (The Man from Elysian Field; 2001) Steve Beck (Ghost Ship; 2002) Jay Alaimo (Slingshot; 2005) Finn Taylor (The Darwin Awards; 2006) Andrew Goldberg (The Armenian Genocide; 2006) David R. Ellis (Snakes on a Plane; 2006) Chad Lowe (Beautiful Ohio; 2006) Raymond De Felitta (City Island; 2009) Fisher Stevens (Stand Up Guys; 2012) Neil Burger (The Upside; 2019) Jon Avnet (Three Christs; 2020)

Collaborations: Bruce Beresford - 2

Other notable directors: Richard Linklater Steve Beck Boaz Yakin David R. Ellis Jon Avnet

28. Walton Goggins

Actor | Justified

Walton Goggins is an actor of considerable versatility and acclaim who has delivered provocative performances in a multitude of feature films and television series. He won a Critics' Choice Award for his performance in the HBO comedy series "Vice Principals" and landed an Emmy nomination for his ...

Billy Crystal (Mr. Saturday Night; 1992) Steve Miner (Forever Young; 1992) Christopher Cain (The Next Karate Kid; 1994) Robert Duvall (The Apostle; 1997) Jeb Stuart (Switchback; 1997) John Warren (Major League: Back to the Minors; 1998) Bharat Nalluri (The Crow: Salvation; 2000) Tag Purvis (Red Dirt; 2000) Tom Dey (Shanghai Noon; 2000) Marcus Cole (Beyond the Prairie: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder; 2000) Billy Bob Thornton (Daddy and Them; 2001) John Dahl (Joy Ride; 2001) Ray McKinnon (3; The Accountant; 2001, Chrystal (2005, Randy and the Mob; 2007) Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity; 2002) Rob Zombie (House of 1000 Corpses; 2003) Mark Whiting (Apple Jack; 2003) Roger Donaldson (The Worlds Fastest Indian; 2005) Matt Tauber (The Architect; 2006) Rowan Woods (Winged Creatures; 2008) Spike Lee (Miracle at St. Anna; 2008) Scott Teems (That Evening Sun; 2009) Jeff F. King (Damage; 2009) Nimrod Antal (Predators; 2010) Jon Favreau (Cowboys & Aliens; 2011) Rod Lurie (Straw Dogs; 2011) Steven Spielberg (Lincoln; 2012) Quentin Tarantino 2; Django Unchained; 2012, The Hateful Eight; 2015) Brian A. Miller (Officer Down; 2013) Jon M. Chu (G.I. Joe: Retaliation; 2013) Robert Rodriguez (Machete Kills; 2013) William Monahan (Mojave; 2015) Nima Noirizadeh (American Ultra; 2015) Lawrence Roeck (Diablo; 2015) Jon Avnet (Three Christs; 2017) Wes Ball (The Maze Runner: The Death Cure; 2018) Roar Uthaug (Tomb Raider; 2018) Peyton Reed (Ant-Man and the Wasp; 2018) Britt Poulton w/ Dan Madison Savage; 2019) Thor Freudenthal (Words on Bathroom Walls; 2020)

Collaborations: Ray McKinnon - 3 Quentin Tarantino - 2

Other notable directors: Steven Spielberg Peyton Reed Jon Avnet Robert Rodriguez Doug Liman Spike Lee Jon Favreau Jon M. Chu Rob Zombie Roger Donaldson

29. Donald Sutherland

Actor | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The towering presence of Canadian actor Donald Sutherland is often noticed, as are his legendary contributions to cinema. He has appeared in almost 200 different shows and films. He is also the father of renowned actor Kiefer Sutherland, among others.

Donald McNichol Sutherland was born in Saint ...

Wolf Rilla (The World Ten Times Over; 1963) Warren Kiefer (Castle of the Living Dead; 1964) Silvio Narizzano (Fanatic; 1965) Freddie Francis (Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors; 1965) James B. Harris (The Bedford Incident; 1965) Arthur Hiller (Promise Her Anything; 1965) Ken Russell (Billion Dollar Brain; 1967) Robert Aldrich (The Dirty Dozen; 1967) David Greene (2; The Shattered Room; 1967, Sebastian; 1968) Michael Sarne (Joanna; 1968) Gordon Flemyng (The Split; 1968) Kevin Billington (Interlude; 1968) Philip Saville (Oedipus the King; 1968) Robert Altman (MASH; 1970) Bud Yorkin (Start the Revolution Without Me; 1970) Brian G. Hutton (Kelly’s Heroes; 1970) Paul Almond (The Act of the Heart; 1970) Paul Mazursky (Alex in Wonderland; 1970) Alan Arkin (Little Murders; 1971) Dalton Trumbo (Johnny Got His Gun; 1971) Alan J. Pakula (Klute; 1972) Francine Parker (FTA; 1972) Alan Myerson (Steelyard Blues; 1973) Tom Gries (Lady Ice; 1973) Nicolas Roeg (2; Don’t Look Now; 1973, Puffball; 2007) Claude Fournier (Alien Thunder; 1974) Irvin Kershner (SPYS; 1974) John Schlesinger (The Day of the Locust; 1975) Maximilian Schell (End of the Game; 1975) Bernardo Bertolucci (1900; 1976) Federico Fellini (Fellini’s Casanova; 1976) John Sturges (The Eagle Has Landed; 1976) John Landis (2; The Kentucky Fried Movie; 1977, National Lampoon’s Animal House; 1978) Stuart Cooper (The Disappearance; 1977) Claude Chabrol (Blood Relatives; 1978) Philip Kaufman (Invasion of the Body Snatchers; 1978) Bob Clark (Murder by Decree; 1979) Noel Black (A Man, a Woman, and a Bank; 1979) Michael Crichton (The First Great Train Robbery; 1979) Don Sharp (Bear Island; 1979) Robert Redford (Ordinary People; 1980) George Bloomfield (Nothing Personal; 1980) Richard Pearce (Threshold; 1981) Les Rose (Gas; 1981) Richard Marquand (Eye of the Needle; 1981) Herbert Ross (Max Dugan Returns; 1983) Desmond Davis (Orders by Innocence; 1984) Louis Malle (Crackers; 1984) Hugh Hudson (2; Revolution; 1985, Lost Angels; 1989) Michael Dinner (Heaven Help Us; 1985) Henning Carlsen (The Wolf at the Door; 1986) Burt Kennedy (The Trouble with Spies; 1987) Free Walton (The Rosary Murders; 1987) Ralph L. Thomas (Apprentice of Murder; 1988) Euzhan Palcy (A Dry White Season; 1989) John Flynn (Lock Up; 1989) Rebecca Horn (Buster’s Bedroom; 1990) Phillip Borsos (Bethune: The Making of a Hero; 1990) Werner Herzog (Scream of Stone; 1991) Oliver Stone (JFK; 1991) John Irvin (Eminent Domain; 1991) Ron Howard (Backdraft; 1991) Michael Whyte (The Railway Station Man; 1992) Fran Rubel Kuzui (Buffy the Vampire Slayer; 1992) Rou Tomono (The Setting Sun; 1992) Percy Adlon (Younger and Younger; 1993) Fred Schepisi; 1993) Paul Haggis (Red Hot; 1993) Jacques Dorfmann (Shadow of the Wolf; 1993) Jonathan Heap (Benefit of the Doubt; 1993) Stuart Orme (The Puppet Masters; 1994) Barry Levinson (Disclosure; 1994) Wolfgang Petersen (Outbreak; 1995) Sidney J. Furie (Hollow Point; 1996) Joel Schumacher (A Time to Kill; 1996) Christian Duguay (3; The Assignment; 1997, The Art of War; 2000, Jappeloup; 2013) George P. Cosmatos (Shadow Conspiracy; 1997) Yves Simoneau (Free Money; 1998) Gregory Hoblit (Fallen; 1998) Robert Towne (2; Without Limits; 1998, Ask the Dust; 2006) John Bruno (Virus; 1999) Jon Turtletaub (Instinct; 1999) Henry Bromell (Panic; 2000) Clint Eastwood (Space Cowboys; 2000) Hironobu Sakaguchi (Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within; 2001) Feng Xiaogang (Big Shot’s Funeral; 2001) Damian Pettigrew (Fellin: I’m a Born Liar; 2002) F. Gary Gray (The Italian Job; 2003) Renzo Martinelli (Five Moons Square; 2003) Reuben Leder (Baltic Storm; 2003) Anthony Minghella (Cold Mountain; 2003) James C.E. Burke (Aurora Borealis; 2004) Griffin Dunne (Fierce People; 2005) Joe Wright (Pride and Prejudice; 2005) Aric Avelino (American Gun; 2005) Andrew Niccol (Lord of War; 2005) Courtney Solomon (An American Haunting; 2005) Jay Chandrasekhar (Beerfest; 2006) Robert Edwards (Land of the Blind; 2006) Mike Binder (Reign Over Me; 2007) Denys Arcand (Days of Darkness; 2007) Marc Fafard (Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia; 2007) Peter Askin (Trumbo; 2007) Andy Tennant (Fool’s Gold; 2008) David Bowers (Astro Boy; 2009) Risa Bramon Garcia (The Con Artist; 2010) Simon West (The Mechanic; 2011) Kevin Macdonald (The Eagle; 2011) Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses; 2011) Mary McGuckian (Man on the Train; 2011) Duncan MacNeillie (Jock the Hero Dog; 2011) Gary Ross (The Hunger Games; 2012) Terry Miles (Dawn Rider; 2012) Isaac Florentine (Assassin’s Bullet; 2012) Giuseppe Tornatore (The Best Offer; 2013) Francis Lawrence (3; The Hunger Games: Catching Fire; 2013, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, and Part 2; 2014, 2015) Jason Stone (The Calling; 2014) Jon Cassar (Forsaken; 2015) Barnet Bain (Milton’s Secret; 2016) Paolo Virzi (The Leisure Seeker; 2017) Danny Baron (Basmati Blues; 2017) Jim Loach (Measure of a Man; 2018) Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego (Backdraft 2; 2019) James Gray (Ad Astra; 2019) Giuseppe Capotondi (The Burnt Orange Heresy; 2019)

Collaborations: Francis Lawrence - 3 Christina Duguay - 3 Robert Towne - 2 David Greene - 2 Hugh Hudson - 2 John Landis - 2 Nicolas Roeg - 2

Other notable directors: James Gray Mike Binder Joe Wright Griffin Dunne Andrew Niccol Clint Eastwood Anthony Minghella F. Gary Gray Jon Turtletaub Joel Schumacher Wolfgang Petersen Barry Sanders Paul Haggis Ron Howard Oliver Stone Werner Herzog Richard Marquand Robert Redford Herbert Ross Michael Crichton Robert Aldrich Robert Altman Irvin Kershner Alan J. Pakula

30. Jeff Goldblum

Actor | Jurassic Park

Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum was born October 22, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, one of four children of Shirley (Temeles), a radio broadcaster who also ran an appliances firm, and Harold L. Goldblum, a doctor. His father was of Russian Jewish descent and his mother was of Austrian Jewish ancestry.

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Michael Winner (2; Death Wish; 1974, The Sentinel; 1977) Robert Altman (4; California Split; 1974, Nashville; 1975, Beyond Therapy; 1987, The Player; 1992) Paul Mazursky (Next Stop, Greenwich Village; 1976) J. Lee Thompson (St. Ives; 1976) Paul Wendkos (Special Delivery; 1976) Woody Allen (Annie Hall; 1977) Joan Micklin Silver (Between the Lines; 1977) Alan Rudolph (Remember My Name; 1978) Robert Klane (Thank God it’s Friday; 1978) Philip Kaufman (2; Invasion of the Body Snatchers; 1978, The Right Stuff; 1983) Richard Pearce (Threshold; 1981) Lawrence Kasdan (2; The Big Chill; 1983, Silverado; 1985) W.D. Richter (The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension; 1984) Andrew J. Kuehn (Terror in the Aisles; 1984) John Landis (Into the Night; 1985) Rudy de Luca (Transylvania 6-5000; 1985) David Cronenberg (The Fly; 1986) Ken Kwapis (Vibes; 1988) Julien Temple (Earth Girls Are Easy; 1988) Mel Smith (The Tall Guy; 1989) Fernando Trueba (Twisted Obsession; 1989) Philippe Setbon (Mister Frost; 1990) Ben Lewin (The Favour, The Watch, and the Very Big Fish; 1991) Paul Mones (Fathers & Sons; 1992) Bill Duke (Deep Cover; 1992) Steven Spielberg (2; Jurassic Park; 1993, The Lost World: Jurassic Park; 1997) Brett Leonard (Hideaway; 1995) Chris Columbus (Nine Months; 1995) Victor Salva (Powder; 1995) Reginald Hudlin (The Great White Hype; 1995) Roland Emmerich (2; Independence Day; 1996, Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) Larry Bishop (Mad Dog Time; 1996) Stephen Herek (Holy Man; 1998) Brenda Chapman w/ Steve Hickner and Simon Wells (The Prince of Egypt; 1998) Adam Rafkin w/ Tony Markes (Welcome to Hollywood; 1998) Matthew Tabak (Auggie Rose; 2000) Pontus Lowenhielm w/ Patrick von Krusenstjerna (Chain of Fools; 2000) Karl Francis (One of the Hollywood Ten; 2000) Michael Rymer w/ Hunter Carson (Perfume; 2001) Lawrence Guterman (Cats and Dogs; 2001) Troy Miller (Run Ronnie Run; 2002) Burr Steers (Igby Goes Down; 2002) Scott Caan (Dallas 362; 2003) Roger Spottiswoode (Spinning Boris; 2003) Zak Penn (Incident at Loch Ness; 2004) Wes Anderson (3; The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou; 2004, The Grand Budapest Hotel; 2014, Isle of Dogs; 2018) Nick Guthe (Mini’s First Time; 2006) Hal Hartley (Fay Grim; 2006) Chris Bradley w/ Kyle LaBrache (Pittsburgh; 2006) Barry Levinson (Man of the Year; 2006) Paul Schrader (Adam Resurrected; 2008) Josh Gordon w/ Will Speck (The Switch; 2010) Roger Michell (2; Morning Glory; 2010, Le Weekend; 2013) Tim Heidecker w/ Eric Wareheim (Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie; 2012) Wayne Thornley (Zambezia; 2012) Shaun Monson (Unity; 2014) David Koepp (Mortdecai; 2015) James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Taika Watiti (Thor: Ragnarok; 2017) Felix Lajeunesse w/ Paul Raphaeel (Miyubi; 2017) J.A. Bayona (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom; 2018) Drew Pearce (Hotel Artemis; 2018) Rick Alverson (The Mountain; 2018) Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World: Dominion; 2021)

Collaborations: Robert Altman - 4 Wes Anderson - 3 Steven Spielberg - 2 Roger Michell - 2 Roland Emmerich - 2 Lawrence Kasdan - 2 Michael Winner - 2 Philip Kaufman - 2

Other notable directors: David Cronenberg James Gunn Taika Watiti Barry Levinson Roger Spottiswoode Chris Columbus Alan Rudolph Paul Mazursky Woody Allen

31. Sam Neill

Actor | Event Horizon

Sam Neill was born in Omagh, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, to army parents, an English-born mother, Priscilla Beatrice (Ingham), and a New Zealand-born father, Dermot Neill. His family moved to the South Island of New Zealand in 1954. He went to boarding schools and then attended the universities ...

Roger Donaldson (Sleeping Dogs; 1977) Michael Thornhill (The Journalist; 1979) Gillian Armstrong (My Brilliant Career; 1979) Graham Baker (Omen III: The Final Conflict; 1981) Andrzej Zulawski (Possession; 1981) Douglas Camfield (Ivanhoe; 1982) Tim Burstall (Attack Force Z; 1982) Jeannot Szwarc (Enigma; 1982) Claude Chabrol (The Blood of Others; 1984) Donald Crombie w/ Ken Hannam (Robbery Under Arms; 1985) Fred Schepisi (2; Plenty; 1985, Evil Angels; 1988) Stephen Wallace (For Love Alone; 1986) Ken Cameron (The Umbrella Woman; 1987) Phillip Noyce (Dead Calm; 1989) Robert Enrico w/ Richard T. Heffron (La Revolution francaise; 1989) John McTiernan (The Hunt for Red October; 1990) John Ruane (Death in Brunswick; 1990) Wim Wenders (Until the End of the World; 1991) John Carpenter (2; Memoirs of an Invisible Man; 1992, In the Mouth of Madness; 1994) Martin Copeland w/ Scott Busby (The Rainbow Warrior; 1993) Jane Campion (The Piano; 1993) Steven Spielberg (Jurassic Park; 1993) John Duigan (Sirens; 1994) Michael Blakemore (Country Life; 1994) Stephen Sommers (The Jungle Book; 1994) Michael Hoffman (Restoration; 1995) Peter Duncan (Children of the Revolution; 1996) Mark Peploe (Victory; 1996) Paul W.S. Anderson (Event Horizon; 1997) Michael Cohn (Snow White: A Tale of Terror; 1997) Robert Redford (The Horse Whisperer; 1998) Malcolm Mowbray (Sweet Revenge; 1998) Chris Columbus (Bicentennial Man; 1999) Mark Lamprell (My Mother Frank; 2000) Rob Sitch (The Dish; 2000) Karl Zwicky (The Magic Pudding; 2000) Joe Johnston (Jurassic Park III; 2001) Ralph Ziman (The Zookeeper; 2001) David Caesar (Dirty Deeds; 2002) Gaylene Preston (Perfect Strangers; 2003) Sally Potter (Yes; 2004) Richard Loncraine (Wimbledon; 2004) Tolga Ornek (Gallipoli; 2005) Rowan Woods (Little Fish; 2005) Ann Turner (Irresistible; 2006) Francois Ozon (Angel; 2007) Toa Fraser (Dean Spanley; 2008) Anthony Fabian (Skin; 2008) Simone North (In Her Skin; 2009) David Wu (Iron Road; 2009) Jonathan King (Under the Mountain; 2009) Zack Snyder (Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole; 2009) Mario Andreacchio (The Dragon Pearl; 2011) Daniel Nettheim (The Hunter; 2011) Michael Sucsy (The Vow; 2012) Mikael Hafstrom (Escape Plan; 2013) Jonathan Newman (The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box; 2014) Frederic Auburtin (United Passions; 2014) Pascal Chaumeil (The Long Way Down; 2014) Michael Petroni (Backtrack; 2015) Simon Stone (The Daughter; 2015) Taika Watiti (2; Hunt for the Wilderpeople; 2016, Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Jason Connery (Tommy’s Honour; 2016) Andrew Goth (MindGamers; 2017) Warwick Thornton (Sweet Country; 2017) Jaume Collet-Serra (The Commuter; 2018) Will Gluck (Peter Rabbit; 2018) Rachel Ward (Palm Beach; 2019) Roger Michell (Blackbird; 2019) Rachel Griffiths (Ride Like a Girl; 2019) Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World: Dominion; 2021)

Collaborations: Taika Watiti - 2 John Carpenter - 2 Fred Schepisi - 2

Other notable directors: Steven Spielberg Zack Snyder Joe Johnston Chris Columbus Robert Redford Stephen Sommers John McTiernan Jane Campion Phillip Noyce Roger Donaldson

32. Anthony Hopkins

Actor | The Silence of the Lambs

Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, to Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker. His parents were both of half Welsh and half English descent. Influenced by Richard Burton, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. In 1965, ...

Lindsay Anderson (The White Bus; 1967) Anthony Harvey (The Lion in Winter; 1968) Tony Richardson (Hamlet; 1969) Frank Pierson (The Looking Glass War; 1970) Etienne Parker (When Eight Bells Toll; 1971) Richard Attenborough (5; Young Winston; 1972, A Bridge Too Far; 1977, Magic; 1978, Chaplin; 1992, Shadowlands; 1993) Patrick Garland (A Doll’s House; 1973) Robert Ellis Miller (The Girl from Petrovka; 1974) Richard Lester (Juggernaut; 1974) Robert Wise (Audrey Rose; 1977) Bryan Forbes (International Velvet; 1978) David Lynch (The Elephant Man; 1980) Richard Lang (A Change of Seasons; 1980) Roger Donaldson (2; The Bounty; 1984, The World’s Fastest Indian; 2005) Mike Newell (The Good Father; 1985) David Jones (2; 84 Charing Cross Road; 1987, The Trial; 1993) Robert Knights (The Dawning; 1988) Michael Winner (A Chorus of Disapproval; 1989) Michael Cimino (Desperate Hours; 1990) Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs; 1991) Geoff Murphy (Freejack; 1992) Mark Joffe (Spotswood; 1992) James Ivory (4; Howard’s End; 1992, The Remains of the Day; 1993, Surviving Picasso; 1996, The City of Your Final Destination; 2009) Francis Ford Coppola (Bram Stoker’s Dracula; 1992) John Schlesinger (The Innocent; 1993) Alan Parker (The Road to Wellville; 1994) Edward Zwick (Legends of the Fall; 1994) Oliver Stone (2; Nixon; 1995, Alexander; 2004) Lee Tamahori (The Edge; 1997) Steven Spielberg (Amistad; 1997) Martin Campbell (The Mask of Zorro; 1998) Martin Brest (Meet Joe Black; 1998) Jon Turtletaub (Instinct; 1999) Brett Leonard (Siegfried & Roy: The Magic Box; 1999) Julie Taymor (Titus; 1999) John Woo (Mission: Impossible 2; 2000) Ron Howard (How the Grinch Stole Christmas; 2000) Ridley Scott (Hannibal; 2001) Scott Hicks (Hearts in Atlantis; 2001) Joel Schumacher (Bad Company; 2002) Brett Ratner (Red Dragon; 2002) Alec Baldwin (Shortcut to Happiness; 2003) Robert Benton (The Human Stain; 2003) John Madden (Proof; 2005) Emilio Estevez (Bobby; 2006) Steven Zaillian (All the King’s Men; 2006) Gregory Hoblit (Fracture; 2007) Robert Zemeckis (Beowulf; 2007) Joe Johnston (The Wolfman; 2010) Woody Allen (You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger; 2010) Mikael Hafstrom (The Rite; 2011) Kenneth Branagh (Thor; 2011) Fernando Meirelles (2; 360; 2011, The Two Popes; 2019) Sacha Gervasi; 2012) Dean Parisot (Red 2; 2013) Alan Taylor (Thor: The Dark World; 2013) Darren Aronofsky (Noah; 2014) Daniel Alfredson (2; Kidnapping Freddy Heineken; 2015, Blackway; 2015) Afonso Poyart (Solace; 2015) Shintaro Shimosawa (Misconduct; 2016) Eran Creevy (Collide; 2016) Michael Bay (Transformers: The Last Knight; 2017) Taika Watiti (Thor: Ragnarok; 2017) Florian Zeller (The Father; 2020)

Collaborations: Richard Attenborough - 5 James Ivory - 4 Daniel Alfredson - 2 Fernando Meirelles - 2 Oliver Stone - 2 David Jones - 2 Roger Donaldson - 2

Other notable directors: Steven Spielberg Darren Aronofsky Taika Watiti Kenneth Branagh Woody Allen Joe Johnston Steven Zaillian John Madden Jonathan Demme Brett Ratner Joel Schumacher Ridley Scott Ron Howard Alan Parker Martin Campbell Francis Ford Coppola Robert Wise David Lynch John Woo Jon Turtletaub John Schlesinger Michael Cimino Mike Newell

33. Leonardo DiCaprio

Actor | Inception

Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains (1985) and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3 (1991), to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s,...

Kristine Peterson (Critters 3; 1991) Katt Shea (Poison Ivy; 1992) Michael Caton-Jones (This Boy’s Life; 1993) Lasse Hallström (What’s Eating Gilbert Grape; 1993) Scott Kalvert (The Basketball Diaries; 1995) Sam Raimi (The Quick and the Dead; 1995) Agnieszka Holland (Total Eclipse; 1995) Baz Luhrmann (2; Romeo + Juliet; 1996, The Great Gatsby; 2013) Jerry Zaks (Marvin’s Room; 1996) James Cameron (Titanic; 1997) Randall Wallace (The Man in the Iron Mask; 1998) Woody Allen (Celebrity; 1998) Danny Boyle (The Beach; 2000) Steven Spielberg (Catch Me If You Can; 2002) Martin Scorsese (6; Gangs of New York; 2002, The Aviator; 2004, The Departed; 2005, Shutter Island; 2010, Wolf of Wall Street; 2013, The Audition; 2015) Edward Zwick (Blood Diamond; 2006) Nadia Conners w/ Leila Conners (The 11th Hour; 2007) Ridley Scott (Body of Lies; 2008) Sam Mendes (Revolutionary Road; 2008) Toni Myers (Hubble; 2010) Christopher Nolan (Inception; 2010) Clint Eastwood (J. Edgar; 2011) Quentin Tarantino (2; Django Unchained; 2012, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood; 2019) Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu (The Revenant; 2015) Fisher Stevens (Before the Flood; 2016) Leila Conners (Ice on Fire; 2019)

Collaborations: Martin Scorsese - 6 Quentin Tarantino - 2 Baz Luhrmann - 2 Leila Conners - 2

Other notable directors: James Cameron Steven Spielberg Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu Clint Eastwood Sam Mendes Sam Raimi Ridley Scott Christopher Nolan Danny Boyle Woody Allen Lasse Hallstrom Michael Caton-Jones

34. Adam Sandler

Actor | The Waterboy

Adam Richard Sandler was born September 9, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York, to Judith (Levine), a teacher at a nursery school, and Stanley Alan Sandler, an electrical engineer. He is of Russian Jewish descent. At 17, he took his first step towards becoming a stand-up comedian when he spontaneously took ...

Valerie Breiman (Going Overboard; 1989) Bobcat Goldthwait (Shakes the Clown; 1991) Steve Barron (Coneheads; 1993) Michael Lehmann (Airheads; 1994) Nora Ephron (Mixed Nuts; 1994) Tamra Davis (Billy Madison; 1995) Dennis Dugan (8; Happy Gilmore; 1996, Big Daddy; 1999, I Pronounce You Chuck & Larry; 2007, You Don’t Mess with the Zohan; 2008, Grown Ups (2010, Just Go with It; 2011, Jack & Jill; 2011, Grown Ups 2; 2013) Ernest Dickerson (Bulletproof; 1996) Frank Coraci (6; The Wedding Singer; 1998, The Waterboy; 1998, Click; 2006, Zookeeper; 2011, Blended; 2014, The Ridiculous 6; 2015) Bob Saget (Dirty Work; 1998) Mike Mitchell (Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo; 1999) Steven Brill (5; Little Nicky; 2000, Mr. Deeds; 2002, The Do-Over; 2016, Sandy Wexler; 2017, Hubie Halloween; 2020) Luke Greenfield (The Animal; 2001) Paul Thomas Anderson (Punch-Drunk Love; 2002) Seth Kearsley (Eight Crazy Nights; 2002) Tom Brady (The Hot Chick; 2002) Pauly Shore (Pauly Shore is Dead; 2003) Peter Segel (2; Anger Management; 2003, 50 First Dates; 2004) James L. Brooks (Spanglish; 2004) Mike Bigelow (Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo; 2005) Mike Binder (Reign Over Me; 2007) Adam Shankman (Bedtime Stories; 2008) Judd Apatow (Funny People; 2009) Sean Anders (That’s My Boy; 2012) Genndy Tartakovsky (3; Hotel Transylvania; 2012, Hotel Transylvania 2; 2015, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation; 2018) Chris Rock (Top Five; 2014) Jason Reitman (Men, Women, Children; 2014) Tom McCarthy (The Cobbler; 2014) Chris Columbus (Pixels; 2015) Brent Hodge w/ Derik Murray (I Am Chris Farley; 2015) Noah Baumbach (The Meyerowitz Stories; 2017) Robert Smigel (The Week Of; 2018) Kyle Newacheck (Murder Mystery; 2019) Josh and Benny Safdie (Uncut Gems; 2019)

Collaborations: Dennis Dugan - 8 Frank Coraci - 6 Steven Brill - 5 Genndy Tartakovsky - 3 Peter Segal - 2

Other notable directors: Noah Baumbach Chris Columbus Mike Binder Paul Thomas Anderson James L. Brooks Bobcat Goldthwait Nora Ephron Jason Reitman

35. Brendan Fraser

Actor | The Mummy

Brendan James Fraser was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Canadian parents Carol Mary (Genereux), a sales counselor, and Peter Fraser, a journalist and travel executive. He is of Irish, Scottish, German, Czech, and French-Canadian ancestry. As his parents frequently moved, Brendan can claim ...

Nancy Savoca (Dogfight; 1991) Les Mayfield (Encino Man; 1992) Robert Mandel (School Ties; 1992) Keva Rosenfield (Twenty Bucks; 1993) Percy Adlon (Younger and Younger; 1993) Steve Rash (Son in Law; 1993) Alek Keshishian (With Honors; 1994) Michael Lehmann (Airheads; 1994) Daniel Petrie Jr. (In the Army Now; 1994) Michael Ritchie (The Scout; 1994) Phillip Ridley (The Passion of Darkly Noon; 1995) Lesli Linka Glatter (Now and Then; 1995) Kelly Makin (Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy; 1996) Richard Benjamin (Mrs. Winterbourne; 1996) Rich Wilkes (Glory Daze; 1996) Ross Kagan Marks (The Twilight of the Golds; 1996) Sam Weisman (2; George of the Jungle; 1997, Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star; 2003) James Ford Robinson (Still Breathing; 1997) Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters; 1998) Hugh Wilson (2; Blast from the Past; 1999, Dudley Do-Right; 1999) Stephen Sommers (3; The Mummy; 1999, The Mummy Returns; 2001, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra; 2009) Harold Ramis (Bedazzled; 2000) Alan Jacobs w/ Evan Ricks (Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists; 2000) Henry Selick (Monkeybone; 2001) Phillip Noyce (The Quiet American; 2002) Joe Dante (Looney Tunes: Back in Action; 2003) Paul Haggis (Crash; 2004) Eric Eason (Journey to the End of the Night; 2006) Michael Caleo (The Last Time; 2006) Jieho Lee (The Air I Breathe; 2007) Eric Brevig (Journey to the Center of the Earth; 2008) Rob Cohen (The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor; 2008) Iain Softley (Inkheart; 2008) Tom Vaughan (Extraordinary Measures; 2010) Roger Kumble (Furry Vengeance; 2010) Terry George (Whole Lotta Sole; 2011) Cal Brunker (Escape from Planet Earth; 2013) Kat Coiro (A Case for You; 2013) Billy Kent (Hair Brained; 2013) Wayne Kramer (Pawn Shop Chronicles; 2013) Damian Lee (Breakout; 2013) Ronald Krauss (Gimme Shelter; 2013) Peter Lepeniotis (The Nut Job; 2014) George Gallo w/ Francesco Cinquemani (The Poison Rose; 2019) Rohit Karn Batra (Line of Descent; 2019)

Collaborations: Stephen Sommers - 3 Sam Weisman - 2 Hugh Wilson - 2

Other notable directors: Rob Cohen Phillip Noyce Paul Haggis Henry Selick Joe Dante Bill Condon Michael Ritchie Daniel Petrie Jr. Harold Ramis Les Mayfield

36. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Actor | Predator

With an almost unpronounceable surname and a thick Austrian accent, who would have ever believed that a brash, quick talking bodybuilder from a small European village would become one of Hollywood's biggest stars, marry into the prestigious Kennedy family, amass a fortune via shrewd investments and...

Arthur Allan Seidelman (Hercules in New York; 1969) Robert Altman (The Long Goodbye; 1973) Bob Rafelson (Stay Hungry; 1976) George Butler w/ Robert Fiore (Pumping Iron; 1977) Hal Needham (The Villian; 1979) Michael Schultz (Scavenger Hunt; 1979) Kit Laughlin (The Comeback; 1980) John Milius (Conan the Barbarian; 1982) Richard Fleischer (2; Conan the Destroyer; 1984, Red Sonja (1985) James Cameron (3; The Terminator; 1984, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, True Lies; 1994) Mark L. Lester (Commando; 1985) John Irvin (Raw Deal; 1986) John McTiernan (2; Predator; 1987, Last Action Hero; 1993) Paul Michael Glaser (The Running Man; 1987) Walter Hill (Red Heat; 1988) Ivan Reitman (4; Twins; 1988, Kindergarten Cop; 1990, Dave, 1993, Junior; 1994) Paul Verhoeven (Total Recall; 1990) Michael Preece (Beretta’s Island; 1993) Chuck Russell (Eraser; 1996) Brian Levant (Jingle All the Way; 1996) Joel Schumacher (Batman & Robin; 1997) Peter Hyams (End of Days; 1999) Roger Spottiswoode (The 6th Day; 2000) Andrew Davis (Collateral Damage; 2002) Jonathan Mostow (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines; 2003) Peter Berg (The Rundown; 2003) Frank Coraci (Around the World in 80 Days; 2004) Penelope Spheeris (The Kid & I; 2005) McG (Terminator Salvation; 2009) Sylvester Stallone (The Expendables; 2010) Simon West (The Expendables 2; 2012) Kim Jee-woon (The Last Stand; 2013) Mikael Hafstrom (Escape Plan; 2013) David Ayer (Sabotage; 2014) Patrick Hughes (The Expendables 3; 2014) Henry Hobson (Maggie; 2015) Alan Taylor (Terminator Genisys; 2015) Elliott Lester (Aftermath; 2017) Taran Killan (Killing Gunther; 2017) Oleg Stepchenko (Viy 2: Journey to China; 2019) Tim Miller (Terminator: Dark Fate; 2019) David Sandberg (Kung Fury 2; 2019)

Collaborations: Ivan Reitman - 4 James Cameron - 3 John McTiernan - 2 Richard Fleischer - 2

Other notable directors: Robert Altman Paul Verhoeven Tim Miller Peter Berg Joel Schumacher David Ayer

37. Bill Paxton

Actor | Aliens

Bill Paxton was born on May 17, 1955 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was the son of Mary Lou (Gray) and John Lane Paxton, a businessman and actor (as John Paxton). Bill moved to Los Angeles, California at age eighteen, where he found work in the film industry as a set dresser for Roger Corman's New World ...

Jonathan Demme (Crazy Mama; 1975) William Asher (Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker; 1981) Ivan Reitman (Stripes; 1981) Franc Roddam (The Lords of Discipline; 1983) Howard Avedis (Mortuary; 1983) Tom Huckabee w/ Kent Smith (Taking Tiger Mountain; 1983) Walter Hill (2; Streets of Fire; 1984, Trespass; 1992) Graham Baker (Impulse; 1984) James Cameron (5; Terminator; 1984, Aliens; 1986, True Lies; 1994, Titanic; 1997, Ghosts of the Abyss; 2005) John Hughes (Weird Science; 1985) Mark L. Lester (Commando; 1985) Kathryn Bigelow (Near Dark; 1987) David Beaird (Pass the Ammo; 1988) Steven Lisberger (Slipstream; 1989) John Irvin (Next to Kin; 1989) Adam Simon (Brain Dead; 1990) John Mackenzie (The Last of the Finest; 1990) Lewis Teague (Navy SEALS; 1990) Stephen Hopkins (Predators 2; 1990) Adam Rifkin (The Dark Backware; 1991) Carl Franklin (One False Move; 1992) Chris Walas (The Vagrant; 1992) Jennifer Chambers Lynch (Boxing Helena; 1993) Mike Binder (Indian Summer; 1993) George P. Cosmatos (Tombstone; 1993) Ron Howard (Apollo 13; 1995) Stacy Title (The Last Supper; 1995) Robert Boris (Frank and Jesse; 1995) Jan de Bont (Twister; 1996) Robert Harling (The Evening Star; 1996) Jack N. Green (Traveller; 1997) Sam Raimi (A Simple Plan; 1998) Ron Underwood (Mighty Joe Young; 1998) Jonathan Mostow (U-571; 2000) Martin Campbell (Vertical Limit; 2000) Robert Rodriguez (2; Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams; 2002, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over; 2003) Todd Komarnicki (Resistance; 2003) Jay Chandrasekhar (Club Dread; 2004) Jonathan Frakes (Thunderbirds; 2004) Frank E. Flowers (Haven; 2004) Mark Cowen (Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D; 2005) Stephen Berra (The Good Life; 2007) Steven Soderbergh (Haywire; 2011) Daniel Hsia (Shanghai Calling; 2011) Jeff Renfroe (The Colony; 2013) Baltasar Kormakur (2 Guns; 2013) Craig Gillespie (Million Dollar Arm; 2014) Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow; 2014) Dan Gilroy (Nightcrawler; 2014) Sean O’Reilly (Pixies; 2015) Peter Billingsley (Term Life; 2016) Nathan Morlando (Mean Dreams; 2016) James Ponsoldt (The Circle; 2017)

Collaborations: James Cameron - 5 Walter Hill - 2 Robert Rodriguez - 2

Other notable directors: Steven Soderbergh Doug Liman Dan Gilroy Jonathan Demme Martin Campbell Sam Raimi Ron Howard Mike Binder Kathryn Bigelow Ivan Reitman John Hughes Steven Lisberger

38. Paul Rudd

Actor | Ant-Man

Paul Stephen Rudd was born in Passaic, New Jersey. His parents, Michael and Gloria, both from Jewish families, were born in the London area, U.K. He has one sister, who is three years younger than he is. Paul traveled with his family during his early years, because of his father's airline job at ...

Amy Heckerling (2; Clueless; 1995, I Could Never Be Your Woman; 2007) Joe Chappelle (Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers; 1995) Baz Luhrmann (Romeo + Juliet; 1996) John Patrick Kelley (The Locusts; 1997) Jason Bloom (Overnight Delivery; 1998) Nicholas Hytner (The Object of My Affection; 1998) Risa Bramon Garcia (200 Cigarettes; 1999) Lasse Hallstrom (The Cider House Rules; 1999) Benny Chan (Gen-Y Cops; 2000) David Wein (5; Wet Hot American Summer; 2001, The Ten; 2007, Role Models; 2008, Wanderlust; 2012, They Came Together; 2014) Neil LaBute (The Shape of Things; 2001) Sean McGinly (Two Days; 2003) Adam McKay (3; Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004, Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie; 2004, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues; 2013) Dylan Kidd (P.S.; 2004) Michael Showalter (The Baxter; 2005) Judd Apatow (3; The 40-Year-Old Virgin; 2005, Knocked Up; 2007, This Is 40; 2012) Billy Kent (The Oh in Ohio; 2006) Katherine Dieckmann (Diggers; 2006) Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum; 2006) Robert Ben Garant (Reno 911! Miami; 2007) Jesse Peretz (2; The Ex; 2007, Our Idiot Brother; 2011) Jake Kasdan (Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story; 2007) Jeff Lowell (Over Her Dead Body; 2008) Nicholas Stollar (Forgetting Sarah Marshall; 2008) John Hamberg (I Love You, Man; 2008) Conrad Vernon w/ Rob Letterman (Monsters vs. Aliens; 2009) Harold Ramis (Year One; 2009) Jay Roach (Dinners for Schmucks; 2010) James L. Brooks (How Do You Know; 2010) Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) Paul Weitz (Admission; 2013) David Gordon Green (Prince Avalanche; 2013) Seth Rogen w/ Evan Goldberg (This is the End; 2013) Phil Morrison (All is Bright; 2013) Mark Osborne (The Little Prince; 2015) Peyton Reed (2; Ant-Man; 2015, Ant-Man and the Wasp; 2018) Anthony & Joe Russo (2; Captain America: Civil War; 2016, Avengers: Endgame (2019) Rob Burnett (The Fundamentals of Caring; 2016) Conrad Vernon w/ Greg Tiernan (Sausage Party; 2016) Chris Prynoski (Nerdland; 2016) Alethea Jones (Fun Mom Dinner; 2017) Ben Lewin (The Catcher Was a Spy; 2018) Andrew Fleming (Ideal Home; 2018) Duncan Jones (Mute; 2018) Scott Aukerman (Between Two Ferns: The Movie; 2019) Jason Reitman (Ghostbusters: Afterlife; 2020)

Collaborations: David Wein - 5 Judd Apatow - 3 Adam McKay - 3 Amy Heckerling - 2 Conrad Vernon - 2 Peyton Reed - 2 Anthony & Joe Russo - 2 Jesse Peretz - 2

Other notable directors: Jason Reitman David Gordon Green Stephen Chbosky James L. Brooks Jay Roach Jake Kasdan Lasse Hallstrom Shawn Levy

39. Kevin Bacon

Actor | Footloose

Kevin Norwood Bacon was born on July 8, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Ruth Hilda (Holmes), an elementary school teacher, and Edmund Norwood Bacon, a prominent architect who was on the cover of Time Magazine in November 1964.

Kevin's early training as an actor came from The Manning Street. ...

John Landis (National Lampoon’s Animal House; 1978) Alan J. Pakula (Starting Over; 1979) Martin Davidson (Hero at Large; 1980) Sean S. Cunningham (Friday the 13th; 1980) Glenn Jordan (Only When I Laugh; 1981) Barry Levinson (2; Diner; 1982, Sleepers; 1996) Paul Morrissey (Forty Deuce; 1982) Mirra Bank w/ Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer (Enormous Changes at the Last Minute; 1983) Herbert Ross (Footloose; 1984) Thomas Michael Donnelly (Quicksilver; 1986) Jeff Bleckner (White Water Summer; 1987) Jay Russell (2; End of the Line; 1987, My Dog Skip; 2000) John Hughes (2; Planes, Trains, and Automobiles; 1987, She’s Having a Baby; 1988) Martin Campbell (Criminal Law; 1988) Christopher Guest (The Big Picture; 1989) Ron Underwood (Tremors; 1990) Joel Schumacher (Flatliners; 1990) Noah Stern (Pyrates; 1991) Steve Rash (Queens Logic; 1991) Ken Kwapis w/ Marisa Silver (He Said, She Said; 1991) Oliver Stone (JFK; 1991) Immy Humes (A Little Vicious; 1991) Rob Reiner (A Few Good Men; 1992) Paul Michael Glaser (The Air Up There; 1994) Curtis Hanson (The River Wild; 1994) Marc Rocco (Murder in the First; 1995) Ron Howard (2; Apollo 13; 1995, Frost/Nixon; 2008) Simon Wells (Balto; 1995) Glenn Gordon Caron (Picture Perfect; 1997) Mark Pellington (Destination Anywhere; 1997) Timothy Hutton (Digging to China; 1997) Guy Ferlund (Telling Lies in America; 1997) John McNaughton (Wild Things; 1998) David Koepp (2; Stir of Echoes; 1999, You Should Have Left; 2020) J. David Shapiro (We Married Margo; 2000) Paul Verhoeven (Hollow Man; 2000) David Atkins (Novocaine; 2001) Luis Mandoki (Trapped; 2002) Clint Eastwood (Mystic River; 2003) Nicole Kassell (The Woodsman; 2004) Lisa Cholodenko (Cavedweller; 2004) Bille Woodruff (Beauty Shop; 2005) Atom Egoyan (Where the Truth Lies; 2005) James Wan (Death Sentence; 2007) Alison Eastwood (Rails & Ties; 2007) Dominic Scott Kay (Saving Angelo; 2007) Jieho Lee (The Air I Breathe; 2007) Richard Loncraine (My One and Only; 2009) David Briggs (Beyond All Boundaries; 2009) James Gunn (Super; 2010) Prachya Pinkaew (Elephant White; 2011) Matthew Vaughn (X-Men: First Class; 2011) Glenn Ficarra w/ John Requa (Crazy, Stupid, Love; 2011) Billy Bob Thornton (Jayne Mansfield’s Car; 2012) Robert Schwentke (R.I.P.D.; 2013) Clay Westervelt (Skum Rocks; 2013) Jon Watts (Cop Car; 2015) Scott Cooper (Black Mass; 2015) Greg McLean (The Darkness; 2016) Peter Berg (Patriots Day; 2016)

Collaborations: John Hughes - 2 Ron Howard - 2 Barry Levinson - 2 David Koepp - 2 Jay Russell - 2

Other notable directors: Matthew Vaughn James Gunn James Wan Clint Eastwood Paul Verhoeven Curtis Hanson Rob Reiner John Landis Alan J. Pakula Oliver Stone Joel Schumacher Ron Underwood Ken Kwapis Martin Campbell Herbert Ross Peter Berg

40. John Goodman

Actor | 10 Cloverfield Lane

John Stephen Goodman is a U.S. film, television, and stage actor. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Virginia Roos (Loosmore), a waitress and saleswoman, and Leslie Francis Goodman, a postal worker who died when John was a small child. He is of English, Welsh, and German ancestry. John is best ...

Jeff Kanew (2; Eddie’s Macon Run; 1983, Revenge of the Nerds; 1984) Michael Ritchie (The Survivors; 1983) Louis Malle (Crackers; 1984) Douglas Cheek (C.H.U.D.; 1984) Andrei Konchalovsky (Maria’s Lovers; 1984) Karel Reisz (Sweet Dreams; 1985) David Byrne (True Stories; 1986) Jim McBride (The Big Easy; 1987) Joel Coen (6; Raising Arizona; 1987, Barton Fink; 1991, The Hudsucker’s Proxy; 1994, The Big Lebowski; 1998, Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?; 2000, Inside Llewyn Davis; 2013) Hugh Wilson (Burglar; 1987) Danny Bilson (The Wrong Guys; 1988) David Seltzer (Punchline; 1988) Taylor Hackford (Everybody’s All American; 1988) Harold Becker (Sea of Love; 1989) Steven Spielberg (Always; 1989) John Erman (Stella; 1990) Frank Marshall (Arachnophobia; 1990) David S. Ward (King Ralph; 1991) Arthur Hiller (The Babe; 1992) Joe Dante (Matinee; 1993) Luis Mandoki (Born Yesterday; 1993) Dick & Ralph Zondag w/ Simon Wells and Phil Nibbelink (We’re Back a Dinosaur Story; 1993) Joel and Ethan Coen (3; The Hudsucker Proxy; 1994, The Big Lebowski; 1998, The Hangover Part III; 2013) Brian Levant (The Flintstones; 1994) Bryan Gordon (Pie in the Sky; 1996) Keith Gordon (Mother Night; 1996) Peter Hewitt (The Borrowers; 1997) Gregory Hoblit (Fallen; 1998) John Landis (Blue Brothers 2000; 1998) Bob Saget (Dirty Work; 1998) William R. Kowalchuk (Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Movie; 1998) Mario Andreacchio (The Real Macaw; 1998) Ron Molar (The Runner; 1999) Martin Scorsese (Bringing Out the Dead; 1999) John Badham (The Jack Bull; 1999) Mike Nichols (What Planet Are You From?; 2000) Des McAnuff (The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle; 2000) David McNally (Coyote Ugly; 2000) Mark Dindal (The Emporer’s New Groove; 2000) Christine Lahti (My First Mister; 2001) Harald Zwart (One Night at McCool’s; 2001) Todd Solondz (Storytelling; 2001) Pete Docter (2; Monsters, Inc.; 2001, Mike’s New Car; 2002) David Caesar (Dirty Deeds; 2002) Larry Charles (Masked and Anonymous; 2003) Steve Trenbirth (The Jungle Book 2; 2003) Ryan Shiraki (Freshman Orientation; 2004) Robert Ramirez (Clifford’s Really Big Movie; 2004) Kevin Spacey (Beyond the Sea; 2004) Randall Miller (Marilyn Hotchkiss’ Ballroom Dancing and Charm School; 2005) Elliot M. Bour w/ Saul Andrew Blickoff (Kronk’s New Groove; 2005) John Lasseter (Cars; 2006) James Wan (Death Sentence; 2007) Tom Shadyac (Evan Almighty; 2007) Simon J. Smith w/ Steve Hickner (Bee Movie; 2007) The Wachowskis (Speed Racer; 2008) Matt Aselton (Gigantic; 2008) P.J. Hogan (Confessions of a Shopaholic; 2009) Bertrand Tavernier (In the Electric Mist; 2009) Tim McCanlies (Alabama Moon; 2009) David Briggs (Beyond All Boundaries; 2009) Ron Clements w/ John Musker (The Princess and the Frog; 2009) Sonke Wortmann (Pope Joan; 2009) Bob Meyer (Drunkboat; 2009) Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist; 2011) Kevin Smith (Red State; 2011) Stephen Daldry (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close; 2011) Sam Fell w/ Chris Butler (ParaNorman; 2012) Jay Roach (2; The Campaign; 2012, Trumbo; 2015) Robert Lorenz (Trouble with the Curve; 2012) Ben Affleck (Argo; 2012) Robert Zemeckis (Flight; 2012) Shawn Levy (The Internship; 2013) Dan Scanlon (Monsters University; 2013) George Clooney (The Monuments Men; 2014) Kelsey Mann (Party Central; 2014) Michael Bay (2; Transformers: Age of Extinction; 2014, Transformers: The Last Knight; 2017) Rupert Wyatt (2; The Gambler; 2014, Captive State; 2019) Jessie Nelson (Love the Coopers; 2015) Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane; 2016) Kevin Munroe (Ratchet & Clank; 2016) Peter Berg (Patriots Day; 2016) Louis Ross (Bunyan and Babe; 2017) Jordan Vogt-Roberts (Kong: Skull Island; 2017) David Leitch (Atomic Blonde; 2017) Mark Cullen (Once Upon a Time in Venice; 2017) Luc Besson (Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planet; 2017) Mars Callahan w/ Scott Spiegel (Spring Break 83; ?)

Collaborations: Joel Coen - 6 Joel and Ethan Coen - 3 Rupert Wyatt - 2 Michael Bay - 2 Jay Roach - 2 Pete Docter - 2 Jeff Kanew - 2

Other notable directors: Steven Spielberg Peter Berg Dan Trachtenberg Robert Zemeckis Stephen Daldry Kevin Smith James Wan John Lasseter Mike Nichols Taylor Hackford Frank Marshall

41. Jeremy Renner

Actor | The Hurt Locker

Jeremy Lee Renner was born in Modesto, California, the son of Valerie (Tague) and Lee Renner, who managed a bowling alley. After a tumultuous yet happy childhood with his four younger siblings, Renner graduated from Beyer High School and attended Modesto Junior College. He explored several areas of...

Kelly Makin (National Lampoon’s Senior Trip; 1995) David Jacobson (Dahmer; 2002) Clark Johnson (SWAT; 2003) Asia Argento (The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things; 2004) Baltasar Kormákur (A Little Trip to Heaven; 2005) Niki Caro (North County; 2005) Michael Cuesta (2; 12 and Holding; 2005, Kill the Messenger; 2014) Van Fischer (Neo Ned; 2005) Catherine Hardwicke (Lords of Dogtown; 2006) Kyle Bergersen (Love Comes to the Executioner; 2006) Andrew Dominik (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford; 2007) Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (28 Weeks Later; 2007) Charles Oliver (Take; 2007) Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker; 2008) Jeff Balsmeyer (Ingenious; 2009) Ben Affleck (The Town; 2010) Brad Bird (Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol; 2011) Kenneth Branagh (Thor; 2011) Joss Whedon (2; The Avengers; 2012, Avengers: Age of Ultron; 2015) Tony Gilroy (The Bourne Legacy; 2012) Tommy Wirkola (Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters; 2013) James Gray (The Immigrant; 2013) David O. Russell (American Hustle; 2013) Christopher McQuarrie (Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015) Anthony & Joe Russo (2; Captain America: Civil War; 2016, Avengers: Endgame; 2019) Denis Villeneuve (Arrival; 2016) Taylor Sheridan (Wind River; 2017) Andrew J. Cohen (The House; 2017) Jeff Tomsic (Tag; 2018) Aaron Woodley (Arctic Dogs; 2019)

Collaborations: Joss Whedon - 2 Anthony & Joe Russo - 2 Michael Cuesta - 2

Other notable directors: Denis Villeneuve Christopher McQuarrie David O. Russell James Gray Tony Gilroy Kenneth Branagh Brad Bird Ben Affleck Kathryn Bigelow Baltasar Kormakur

42. Chris Evans

Actor | The Avengers

Christopher Robert Evans began his acting career in typical fashion: performing in school productions and community theatre.

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Lisa (Capuano), who worked at the Concord Youth Theatre, and G. Robert Evans III, a dentist. His uncle is congressman Mike ...

James Allen Bradley (The Newcomers; 2000) Joel Gallen (Not Another Teen Movie; 2001) Brian Robbins (The Perfect Score; 2004) David R. Ellis (Cellular; 2004) Hunter Richards (London; 2005) Tim Story (2; Fantastic Four; 2005, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfers; 2007) Kevin Munroe (TMNT; 2007) Danny Boyle (Sunshine; 2007) Sheri Springer Berman (The Nanny Diaries; 2007) Aristomenis Tsirbas (Battle for Terra; 2007) David Ayer (Street Kings; 2008) Jodie Markell (The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond; 2008) Paul McGuigan (Push; 2009) Sylvain White (The Losers; 2010) Edgar Wright (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World; 2010) Adam and Mark Kassen (Puncture; 2011) Mark Mylod (What’s Your Number; 2011) Joe Johnston (Captain America: The First Avenger; 2011) Joss Whedon (2; The Avengers; 2012, Avengers: Age of Ultron; 2015) Ariel Vromen (The Iceman; 2012) Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer; 2013) Alan Taylor (Thor: The Dark World; 2013) Anthony & Joe Russo (4; Captain America: The Winter Soldier; 2014, Captain America: Civil War; 2016, Avengers: Infinity War; 2018, Avengers: Endgame; 2019) Justin Reardon (Playing It Cool; 2014) Peyton Reed (Ant-Man; 2015) Marc Webb (Gifted; 2017) Jon Watts (Spider-Man: Homecoming; 2017) Anne Boden w/ Ryan Fleck (Captain Marvel; 2019) Gideon Raff (The Red Sea Diving Resort; 2019) Rian Johnson (Knives Out; 2019)

Collaborations: Anthony and Joe Russo - 4 Joss Whedon - 2 Tim Story - 2

Other notable directors: Rian Johnson Jon Watts Marc Webb Alan Taylor Joe Johnston Edgar Wright David Ayer Danny Boyle

43. Daniel Craig

Actor | Casino Royale

One of the British theatre's most famous faces, Daniel Craig, who waited tables as a struggling teenage actor with the National Youth Theatre, has gone on to star as James Bond in Casino Royale (2006), Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012), Spectre (2015), and No Time to Die (2020).

He was born ...

John G. Avildsen (The Power of One; 1992) Michael Gottlieb (A Kid in King Arthur’s Court; 1995) Peter Sehr (Obsession; 1997) Cathal Black (Love and Rage; 1998) Shekhar Kapur (Elizabeth; 1998) William Boyd (The Trench; 1999) Simon Cellan Jones (Some Voices; 2000) Terence Gross (Hotel Splendide; 2000) Hugh Hudson (I Dreamed of Africa; 2000) Simon West (Lara Croft: Tomb Raider; 2001) Sam Mendes (2; Road to Perdition; 2002, Skyfall; 2012, Spectre; 2015) Christine Jeffs (Sylvia; 2003) Roger Michell (2; The Mother; 2003, Enduring Love; 2004) Matthew Vaughn (Layer Cake; 2004) John Maybury (The Jacket; 2005) Lajos Koltai (Fateless; 2005) Steven Spielberg (2; Munich; 2005, The Adventures of Tin-Tin; 2011) Christian Volckman (Renaissance; 2006) Douglas McGrath (Infamous; 2006) Martin Campbell (Casino Royale; 2006) Oliver Hirschbiegel (The Invasion; 2007) Chris Weitz (The Golden Compass; 2007) Baillie Walsh (Flashbacks of a Fool; 2008) Marc Forster (Quantum of Solace; 2008) Edward Zwick (Defiance; 2008) Michael Gunton w/ Martha Holmes (One Life; 2011) Jon Favreau (Cowboys & Aliens; 2011) Jimmy Sheridan (Dream House; 2011) David Fincher (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo; 2011) J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: The Force Awakens; 2015) Steven Soderbergh (Logan Lucky; 2017) Deniz Gamze Erguvan (Kings; 2017) Rian Johnson (Knives Out; 2019) Cary Joji Fukunaga (No Time to Die; 2020)

Collaborations: Steven Spielberg - 2 Sam Mendes - 2 Roger Michell - 2

Other notable directors: Steven Soderbergh Rian Johnson Cary Joji Fukunaga J.J. Abrams David Fincher Jon Favreau Edward Zwick Martin Campbell Marc Forster Chris Weitz Matthew Vaughn John G. Avildsen

44. Ralph Fiennes

Actor | The Grand Budapest Hotel

Actor Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes was born on December 22, 1962 in Suffolk, England, to Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne (Lash), a novelist, and Mark Fiennes, a photographer. He is the eldest of six children. Four of his siblings are also in the arts: Martha Fiennes, a director; Magnus ...

Peter Kosminsky (Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights; 1992) Peter Greenaway (The Baby of Macon; 1993) Steven Spielberg (Schindler’s List; 1993) Robert Redford (Quiz Show; 1994) Kathryn Bigelow (2; Strange Days; 1995, The Hurt Locker; 2009) Anthony Minghella (The English Patient; 1996) Gillian Armstrong (Oscar and Lucinda; 1997) Jeremiah S. Chechik (The Avengers; 1998) Brenda Chapman w/ Steve Hickner and Simon Wells (The Prince of Egypt; 1998) Istvan Szabo (Sunshine; 1999) Martha Fiennes (2; Onegin; 1999, Chromophobia; 2005) Neil Jordan (2; The End of the Affair; 1999, The Good Thief; 2002) Harry Arends w/ Jun Falkenstein and Karl Geurs (Seasons of Giving; 1999) Derek W. Hayes w/ Stanislav Sokolov (The Miracle Maker; 2000) David Cronenberg (Spider; 2000) Brett Ratner (Red Dragon; 2002) Wayne Wang (Maid in Manhattan; 2002) Arie Posen (The Chumscrubber; 2005) Fernando Meirelles (The Constant Gardener; 2005) Nick Park w/ Steve Box (Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit; 2005) James Ivory (The White Countess; 2005) Mike Newell (2; Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire; 2005, Great Expectations; 2012) Robert Edwards (Land of the Blind; 2006) David Yates (4; Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix; 2007, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince; 2009, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1; 2011, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2; 2012) Martin McDonagh (In Bruges; 2008) Saul Dibb (The Duchess; 2008) Stephen Daldry (The Reader; 2008) Ricky Gervais w/ Stephen Merchant (Cemetery Junction; 2010) Louis Leterrier (Clash of the Titans; 2010) Susanna White (Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang; 2010) Anthony Geffen (The Wildest Dream; 2010) Jonathan Liebesman (Wrath of the Titans; 2012) Sam Mendes (2; Skyfall; 2012, Spectre; 2015) Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel; 2014) Vera Glagoleva (Two Women; 2014) Luca Guadagnino (A Bigger Splash; 2015) Joel and Ethan Coen (Hail, Caesar; 2015) Travis Knight (Kubo and the Two Strings; 2016) Chris McKay (The LEGO Batman Movie; 2017) Vanessa Redgrave (Sea Sorrow; 2017) Etan Cohen (Holmes & Watson; 2018) Gavin Hood (Official Secrets; 2019) Mike Mitchell (The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part; 2019) Stephen Gaghan (Dolittle; 2020) Matthew Vaughn (The King’s Men; 2020) Simon Stone (The Dig; 2020) John Michael McDonagh (The Forgiven; ???)

Collaborations: David Yates - 4 Sam Mendes - 2 Mike Newell - 2 Martha Fiennes - 2 Kathryn Bigelow - 2 Neil Jordan - 2

Other notable directors: Steven Spielberg Matthew Vaughn Gavin Hood Joel and Ethan Coen Wes Anderson Stephen Daldry Martin McDonagh James Ivory David Cronenberg Robert Redford Anthony Minghella Brett Ratner

45. Michael Douglas

Actor | Wall Street

An actor with over forty years of experience in theatre, film, and television, Michael Douglas branched out into independent feature production in 1975 with the Academy Award-winning One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975). Since then, as a producer and as an actor-producer, he has shown an uncanny ...

Melville Shavelson (Cast a Giant Shadow; 1966) David Miller (Hail, Hero; 1969) Robert Scheerer (Adam at 6 A.M.; 1970) Anthony Newley (Summertree; 1971) Bernard McEveety (Napoleon and Samantha; 1972) Michael Crichton (Coma; 1978) James Bridges (The China Syndrome; 1979) Steven Hilliard Stern (Running; 1979) Claudia Weill (It’s My Turn; 1980) Peter Hyams (2; The Star Chamber; 1983, Beyond a Reasonable Doubt; 2009) Robert Zemeckis (Romancing the Stone; 1984) Lewis Teague (The Jewel of the Nile; 1985) Richard Attenborough (A Chorus Line; 1985) Adrian Lyne (Fatal Attraction; 1987) Oliver Stone (2; Wall Street; 1987, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps; 2010) Ridley Scott (Black Rain; 1989) Danny DeVito (The War of the Roses; 1989) David Seltzer (Shining Through; 1992) Paul Verhoeven (Basic Instinct; 1992) Joel Schumacher (Falling Down; 1993) Barry Levinson (Disclosure; 1994) Rob Reiner (2; The American President; 1995, And So It Goes; 2014) Stephen Hopkins (The Ghost and the Darkness; 1996) David Fincher (The Game; 1997) Andrew Davis (A Perfect Murder; 1998) Curtis Hanson (Wonder Boys; 2000) Steven Soderbergh (2; Traffic; 2000, Haywire; 2011) Harald Zwart (One Night at the McCools; 2001) Gary Fleder (Don’t Say a Word; 2001) Fred Schepisi (It Runs in the Family; 2003) Andrew Fleming (The In-Laws; 2003) Clark Johnson (The Sentinel; 2006) Anthony and Joe Russo (2; You, Me and Dupree; 2006, Avengers: Endgame; 2019) Mike Cahill (King of California; 2007) Mark Waters (Ghosts of Girlfriends Past; 2009) Brian Koppelman w/ David Levien (Solitary Man; 2009) Jon Turtletaub (Last Vegas; 2013) Jean-Baptiste Leonetti (Beyond the Reach; 2014) Peyton Reed (2; Ant-Man; 2015, Ant-Man and the Wasp; 2018) Michael Apted (Unlocked; 2017) Han Yan (Animal World; 2018)

Collaborations: Steven Soderbergh - 2 Rob Reiner - 2 Anthony and Joe Russo - 2 Peyton Reed - 2 Oliver Stone - 2 Peter Hyams - 2

Other notable directors: Curtis Hanson Andrew Davis Stephen Hopkins David Fincher Barry Levinson Joel Schumacher Ridley Scott Paul Verhoeven Richard Attenborough Robert Zemeckis Michael Apted

46. Michael Keaton

Actor | Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Quirky, inventive and handsome American actor Michael Keaton first achieved major fame with his door-busting performance as fast-talking ideas man Bill Blazejowski, alongside a nerdish morgue attendant (Henry Winkler), in Night Shift (1982). He played further comedic roles in Mr. Mom (1983), Johnny...

Joan Rivers (Rabbit Test; (1978) Fern Field (A Different Approach; 1978) Ron Howard (3; Night Shift; 1982, Gung Ho; 1986, The Paper; 1994) Stan Dragoti (Mr. Mom; 1983) Amy Heckerling (Johnny Dangerously; 1984) Robert Mandel (Touch and Go; 1986) Roger Young (The Squeeze; 1987) John Hughes (She’s Having a Baby; 1988) Tim Burton (4; Beetlejuice; 1988, Batman; 1989, Batman Returns; 1992, Dumbo; 2019) Glenn Gordon Caron (Clean and Sober; 1988) Howard Zieff (The Dream Team; 1989) John Schlesinger (Pacific Heights; 1990) Heywood Gould (One Good Cop; 1991) Kenneth Branagh (Much Ado About Nothing; 1993) Bruce Joel Rubin (My Life; 1993) Ron Underwood (Speechless; 1994) Harold Ramis (Multiplicity; 1996) Pat O’Connor (Inventing the Abbotts; 1997) Quentin Tarantino (Jackie Brown; 1997) Barbet Schroeder (Desperate Measures; 1998) Steven Soderbergh (Out of Sight; 1998) Troy Miller (Jack Frost; 1998) Michael Corrente (A Shot at Glory; 2002) John Mackenzie (Quicksand; 2004) Forest Whitaker (First Daughter; 2004) Geoffrey Sax (White Noise; 2005) Hayao Miyazaki (Porco Rosso; 2005) Angela Robinson (Herbie: Fully Loaded; 2005) Michael Hoffman (Game 6; 2005) John Lasseter (Cars; 2006) Michael Caleo (The Last Time; 2006) Vicky Jenson (Post Grad; 2009) Lee Unkrich (Toy Story 3; 2010) Adam McKay (The Other Guys; 2010) Joseph Ruben (Penthouse North; 2013) Jose Padilha (RoboCop; 2014) Scott Waugh (Need the Speed; 2014) Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu (Birdman; 2014) Pierre Coffin w/ Kyle Balda (Minions; 2015) Tom McCarthy (Spotlight; 2015) John Lee Hancock (The Founder; 2016) Jon Watts (Spider-Man: Homecoming; 2017) Michael Cuesta (American Assassin; 2017) Sara Colangelo (Worth; 2020) Aaron Sorkin (The Trial of the Chicago 7; 2020) Daniel Espinosa (Morbius; 2021)

Collaborations: Tim Burton - 4 Ron Howard - 3

Other notable directors: Steven Soderbergh Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu Aaron Sorkin John Lee Hancock John Lasseter Hayao Miyazaki Quentin Tarantino Barbet Schroeder Harold Ramis Kenneth Branagh John Hughes Jon Watts Lee Unkrich

47. Jared Leto

Actor | Dallas Buyers Club

Jared Leto is a very familiar face in recent film history. Although he has always been the lead vocals, rhythm guitar, and songwriter for American band Thirty Seconds to Mars, Leto is an accomplished actor merited by the numerous, challenging projects he has taken in his life. He is known to be ...

Jocelyn Moorhouse (How to Make an American Quilt; 1995) David Keating (The Last of the High Kings; 1996) Steve James (Prefontaine; 1997) Jeb Stuart (Switchback; 1997) Radha Bharadwaj (Basil; 1998) Jamie Blanks (Urban Legend; 1998) Terrence Malick (The Thin Red Line; 1998) James Toback (Black and White; 1999) David Fincher (2; Fight Club; 1999, Panic Room; 2002) James Mangold (Girl, Interrupted; 1999) Mary Harrone (American Psycho; 2000) Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream; 2000) Adam Collis (Sunset Strip; 2000) Danny Comden (Sol Goode; 2001) James Cox (Highway; 2002) Joel Schumacher (Phone Booth; 2003) Oliver Stone (Alexander; 2004) Andrew Niccol (Lord of War; 2005) Todd Robinson (Lonely Hearts; 2006) Jarrett Schaefer (Chapter 27; 2007) Jaco Van Dormael (Mr. Nobody; 2009) Jean-Marc Vallee (Dallas Buyers Club; 2013) David Ayer (Suicide Squad; 2016) Denis Villeneuve (Blade Runner 2049; 2017) Luke Scott (2036: Nexus Dawn; 2017) Martin Zandvliet (The Outsider; 2018) John Lee Hancock (The Little Things; 2021) Daniel Espinosa (Morbius; 2021)

Collaborations: David Fincher - 2

Other notable directors: John Lee Hancock Denis Villeneuve Oliver Stone Joel Schumacher James Mangold Darren Aronofsky Terrence Malick

48. Heath Ledger

Actor | Brokeback Mountain

When hunky, twenty-year-old heart-throb Heath Ledger first came to the attention of the public in 1999, it was all too easy to tag him as a "pretty boy" and an actor of little depth. He spent several years trying desperately to sway this image, but this was a double-edged sword. His work comprised ...

George Whaley (Clowning Around; 1995) Steven Vidler (Blackrock; 1997) Karl Zwicky (Paws; 1997) Gil Junger (10 Things I Hate About You; 1999) Gregor Jordan (2; Two Hands; 1999, Ned Kelly; 2003) Roland Emmerich (The Patriot; 2000) Brian Helgeland (2; A Knights Take; 2001, The Order; 2003) Marc Forster (Monster’s Ball; 2001) Shekhar Kapur (The Four Feathers; 2002) Catherine Hardwicke (Lords of Dogtown; 2005) Terry Gilliam (2; The Brothers Grimm; 2005, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus; 2009) Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain; 2005) Lasse Hallstrom (Casanova; 2005) Neil Armfield (Candy; 2006) Todd Haynes (I’m Not There; 2007) Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight; 2008)

Collaborations: Terry Gilliam - 2 Brian Helgeland - 2 Gregor Jordan - 2

Other notable directors: Christopher Nolan Lasse Hallstrom Marc Forster Roland Emmerich Ang Lee

49. Robert De Niro

Actor | Raging Bull

One of the greatest actors of all time, Robert De Niro was born on August 17, 1943 in Manhattan, New York City, to artists Virginia (Admiral) and Robert De Niro Sr. His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestry is Irish, English, Dutch, German, and French. He was trained ...

Marcel Carne (Three Rooms in Manhattan; 1965) Brian de Palma (4; Greetings; 1966, The Wedding Party; 1969, Hi, Mom; 1970, The Untouchables; 1987) Jordan Leondopoulos (Sam’s Song; 1969) Roger Corman (Bloody Mama; 1970) Noel Black (Jennifer on My Mind; 1971) Ivan Passer (Born to Win; 1971) James Goldstone (The Gang that Couldn’t Shoot Straight; 1971) John D. Hancock (Bang the Drum Slowly; 1973) Martin Scorsese (10; Mean Streets; 1973, Taxi Driver; 1976, New York, New York; 1977, Raging Bull; 1980, The King of Comedy; 1982, Goodfellas; 1990, Cape Fear; 1991, Casino; 1995, The Audition; 2015, The Irishman; 2019) Francis Ford Coppola (Godfather Part II; 1974) Bernardo Bertolucci (1900; 1976) Elia Kazan (The Last Tycoon; 1976) Michael Cimino (The Deer Hunter; 1978) Ulu Grosbard (2; True Confessions; 1981, Falling in Love; 1984) Sergio Leone (Once Upon a Time in America; 1984) Terry Gilliam (Brazil; 1985) Roland Joffe (The Mission; 1986) Alan Parker (Angel Heart; 1987) Martin Brest (Midnight Run; 1988) David Jones (Jacknife; 1989) Neil Jordan (We’re No Angels; 1989) Martin Ritt (Stanley and Iris; 1990) Penny Marshall (Awakenings; 1990) Irwin Winkler (2; Guilty by Suspicion; 1991, Night and the City; 1992) Ron Howard (Backdraft; 1991) Barry Primus (Mistress; 1992) John McNaughton (Mad Dog and Glory: 1993) Michael Caton-Jones (2; That Boys Life; 1993, City by the Sea; 2002) Kenneth Branagh (Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; 1994) Michael Mann (Heat; 1995) Agnes Varda (One Hundred and One Nights; 1995) Tony Scott (The Fan; 1996) Barry Levinson (3; Sleepers; 1996, Wag the Dog; 1997, What Just Happened; 2008) Jerry Zaks (Marvin’s Room; 1996) James Mangold (Cop Land; 1997) Quentin Tarantino (Jackie Brown; 1997) Alfonso Cuaron (Great Expectations; 1998) John Frankenheimer (Ronin; 1998) Harold Ramis (2; Analyze This; 1999, Analyze That; 2002) Joel Schumacher (Flawless; 1999) Des McAnuff (The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle; 2000) George Tillman Jr. (Men of Honor; 2000) Jay Roach (2; Meet the Parents; 2000), Meet the Fockers; 2004) John Herzfeld (15 Minutes; 2001) Frank Oz (The Score; 2001) Tom Dey (Showtime; 2002) Nick Hamm (Godsend; 2004) Vicky Jenson w/ Bibo Bergeron and Rob Letterman (Shark Tale; 2004) Mary McGuckian (The Bridge of San Luis Rey; 2004) John Polson (Hide and Seek; 2005) Luc Besson (2; Arthur and the Invisibles; 2006, The Family; 2013) Matthew Vaughn (Stardust; 2007) Jon Avnet (Righteous Kill; 2008) Kirk Jones (Everybody’s Fine; 2009) Robert Rodriguez w/ Ethan Maniquis (Machete; 2010) John Curran (Stone; 2010) Paul Weitz (2; Little Fockers; 2010, Being Flynn; 2012) Giovanni Veronesi (The Ages of Love; 2011) Gary McKendry (Killer Elite; 2011) Neil Burger (Limitless; 2011) Garry Marshall (New Years Eve; 2011) Rodrigo Cortes (Red Lights; 2012) Jessy Terrero (Freelancers; 2012) David O. Russell (3; Silver Linings Playbook; 2012, American Hustle; 2013, Joy; 2015) Justin Zackham (The Big Wedding; 2013) Mark Steven Johnson (Killing Season; 2013) Jon Turtletaub (Last Vegas; 2013) Peter Segal (Grudge Match; 2013) David Gorvic (The Bag Man; 2014) Nancy Meyers (The Intern; 2015) JR (Ellis; 2015) Scott Mann (Heist; 2015) Dan Mazer (Dirty Grandpa; 2016) Jonathan Jakubowicz (Hands of Stone; 2016) Taylor Hackford (The Comedian; 2016) Todd Phillips (Joker; 2019) George Gallo (The Comeback Trail; 2020) Tim Hill (The War with Grandpa; 2020)

Collaborations: Martin Scorsese - 10 Brian de Palma - 4 David O. Russell - 3 Barry Levinson - 3 Ulu Grosbard - 2 Paul Weitz - 2 Luc Besson - 2 Jay Roach - 2 Harold Ramis - 2 Irwin Winkler - 2 Michael Caton-Jones - 2

Other notable directors: Todd Phillips Taylor Hackford Nancy Meyers Robert Rodriguez Matthew Vaughn Jon Avnet Frank Oz Joel Schumacher John Frankenheimer James Mangold Quentin Tarantino Alfonso Cuaron Tony Scott Michael Mann Kenneth Branagh Ron Howard Francis Ford Coppola Penny Marshall Alan Parker Terry Gilliam Sergio Leone Elia Kazan Roger Corman Michael Cimino

50. Charlie Sheen

Actor | Two and a Half Men

Charlie Sheen was born Carlos Irwin Estévez on September 3, 1965, in New York City. His father, actor Martin Sheen (born Ramon Antonio Gerard Estevez), was at the time just breaking into the business, with performances on Broadway. His mother, Janet Sheen (née Templeton), was a former New York art ...

Terrence Malick (Badlands; 1973) Lamont Johnson (The Execution of Private Slovik; 1974) Francis Ford Coppola (Apocalypse Now; 1979) Andre Szots (Grizzly II: The Predator; 1983) John Milius (Red Dawn; 1984) Richard Michaels (Silence of the Heart; 1984) Penelope Spheeris (The Boys Next Door; 1985) David Seltzer (Lucas; 1986) John Hughes (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off; 1986) Oliver Stone (3; Platoon; 1986, Wall Street; 1987, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps; 2010) John Kemeny (The Wraith; 1986) Emilio Estevez (3; Wisdom; 1986, Men at Work; 1990, Rated X; 2000) Peter Werner (No Mans Land; 1987) Bill L. Norton (Three for the Road; 1987) John Sayles (Eight Men Out; 1988) Christopher Cain (Young Guns; 1988) Adam Rifkin (3; Tale of Two Sisters; 1989, Never on Tuesday; 1989, The Chase; 1994) David S. Ward (2; Major League; 1989, Major League II; 1994) Martin Sheen (Cadence; 1990) Christopher Leitch (Courage Mountain; 1990) Dennis Hopper (Catchfire; 1990) Lewis Teague (Navy SEALS; 1990) Clint Eastwood (The Rookie; 1990) Jim Abrahams (2; Hot Shots; 1991, Hot Shots Part Deux; 1993) Gene Quintano (Loaded Weapon 1; 1993) Christopher Coppola (Deadfall; 1993) Stephen Herek (The Three Musketeers; 1993) Deran Sarafian (Terminal Velocity; 1994) Paul F. Bernard (Loose Women; 1996) Paul Sabella w/ Larry Leker (All Dogs Go to Heaven II; 1996) David Twohy (The Arrival; 1996) Brett Ratner (Money Talks; 1997) George P. Cosmatos (Shadow Conspiracy; 1997) Craig R. Bailey (Bad Day on the Block; 1998) Albert Pyun (Postmortem; 1998) Bret Michaels (2) w/ Marvin Baker (A Letter from Death Row; 1998, No Code of Conduct; 1998) Yves Simoneau (Free Money; 1998) Debbie Melnyk (Junket Whore; 1998) David Michael O’Neill (Five Aces; 1999) Spike Jonze (Being John Malkovich; 1999) Griffin Dunne (Lisa Picard is Famous; 2000) Steve Rash (Good Advise; 2001) David Zucker (2; Scary Movie 3; 2003, Scary Movie 4; 2006) George Armitage (The Big Bounce; 2004) Pauly Shore (Pauly Shore is Dead; 2004) Todd Phillips (Due Date; 2010) Tyler Perry (Madea’s Witness Protection; 2012) Roman Coppola (A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III; 2012) Rob Margolies (She Wants Me; 2012) Lawrence Kasanoff (Foodfight; 2012) Malcolm D. Lee (Scary Movie 5; 2013) Robert Rodriguez (Machete Kills; 2013) Fred Wolf (Max Families; 2017) Martin Guigui (9/11; 2017)

Collaborations: Oliver Stone - 3 Adam Rifkin - 3 Emilio Estevez - 3 David S. Ward - 2 David Zucker - 2 Jim Abrahams - 2 Bret Michaels - 2

Other notable directors: Robert Rodriguez Griffin Dunne Brett Ratner Clint Eastwood John Hughes Terrence Malick Francis Ford Coppola Tyler Perry Spike Jonze John Milius

51. Ryan Reynolds

Actor | Deadpool 2

Ryan Rodney Reynolds was born on October 23, 1976 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the youngest of four children. His father, James Chester Reynolds, was a food wholesaler, and his mother, Tamara Lee "Tammy" (Stewart), worked as a retail-store saleswoman. He has Irish and Scottish ancestry. ...

Giles Walker (Ordinary Magic; 1993) Evan Dunsky (The Alarmist; 1997) Colette Burson (Coming Soon; 1999) Andrew Fleming (2; Dick; 1999, The In-Laws (2003) Mitch Marcus (Boltneck; 2000) Martin Cummins (We All Fall Down; 2000) Jeff Probst (Finder’s Fee; 2001) Walt Becker (2; Van Wilder; 2002, Buying the Cow; 2002) William Phillips (Foolproof; 2003) Danny Lenier (Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle; 2004) David S. Goyer (Blade: Trinity; 2004) Andrew Douglas (The Amityville Horror; 2005) Rob McKittrick (Waiting...; 2005) Roger Kumble (Just Friends; 2005) Joe Carnahan (Smokin Aces; 2006) John August (The Nines; 2007) Marcos Seiga (Chaos Theory; 2008) Adam Brooks (Definitely, Maybe; 2008) Dennis Lee (Fireflies in the Garden; 2008) Greg Mottola (Adventureland; 2009) Gavin Hood (X-Men Origins: Wolverine; 2009) Anne Fletcher (The Proposal; 2009) Rodrigo Cortes (Buried; 2010) Martin Campbell (Green Lantern; 2011) David Dobkin (The Change-Up; 2011) Suzanne Chisholm w/ Michael Parfit (The Whale; 2011) Daniel Espinosa (2; Safe House; 2012, Life; 2017) Seth MacFarlane (2; Ted; 2012, A Million Ways to Die in the West; 2014) Chris Sanders w/ Kirk DeMicco (The Croods; 2013) David Soren (Turbo; 2013) Robert Schwentke (R.I.P.D.; 2013) Marjane Satrapi (The Voices; 2014) Atom Egoyan (The Captive; 2014) Anna Boden w/ Ryan Fleck (Mississippi Grind; 2014) Simon Curtis (Woman in Gold; 2015) Tarsem Singh (Selfless; 2015) Ariel Vromen (Criminal; 2016) Tim Miller (Deadpool; 2016) David Leitch (3; No Good Deed; 2017, Deadpool 2; 2018, Hobbs & Shaw; 2019) Patrick Hughes (2; The Hitman’s Bodyguard; 2017, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard; 2020) Rob Letterman (Detective Pikachu; 2019) Michael Bay (6 Underground; 2019) Shawn Levy (Free Guy; 2020) Rawson Marshall Thurber (Red Notice; 2021)

Collaborations: David Leitch - 3 Patrick Hughes - 2 Seth MacFarlane - 2 Daniel Espinosa - 2 Walt Becker - 2 Andrew Fleming - 2

Other notable directors: Tim Miller Michael Bay Shawn Levy Chris Sanders Martin Campbell Rodrigo Cortes Joe Carnahan Rob Letterman Tarsem Singh Atom Egoyan

52. Denzel Washington

Actor | Fences

Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at ...

Michael Schultz (Carbon Copy; 1981) Norman Jewison (2; A Soldier’s Story; 1984, The Hurricane; 1999) Sidney Lumet (Power; 1986) Richard Attenborough (Cry Freedom; 1987) Martin Stellman (For Queen and Country; 1988) Carl Schenkel (The Mighty Quinn; 1989) Edward Zwick (3; Glory; 1989, Courage Under Fire; 1996, The Seige; 1998) James D. Parriott (Heart Condition; 1990) Spike Lee (4; Mo’ Better Blues; 1990, Malcolm X; 1992, He Got Game; 1998, Inside Man; 2006) Mira Nair (Mississippi Masala; 1991) Russell Mulcahy (Ricochet; 1991) Kenneth Branagh (Much Ado About Nothing; 1993) Alan J. Pakula (The Pelican Brief; 1993) Jonathan Demme (2; Philadelphia; 1993, The Manchurian Candidate; 2004) Tony Scott (5; Crimson Tide; 1995, Man on Fire; 2004, Deja Vu; 2006, The Taking of Pelham 123; 2009, Unstoppable; 2010) Brett Leonard (Virtuosity; 1995) Carl Franklin (2; Devil in a Blue Dress; 1995, Out of Time; 2003) Penny Marshall (The Preacher’s Wife; 1996) Gregory Hoblit (Fallen; 1998) Phillip Noyce (The Bone Collector; 1999) Boaz Yakin (Remember the Titans; 2000) Antoine Fuqua (4; Training Day; 2001, The Equalizer; 2014, The Magnificent Seven; 2016, The Equalizer 2; 2018) Nick Cassavetes (John Q.; 2002) Ridley Scott (American Gangster; 2007) Albert & Allen Hughes (The Book of Eli; 2010) Daniel Espinosa (Safe House; 2012) Robert Zemeckis (Flight; 2012) Baltasar Kormakur (2 Guns; 2013) Dan Gilroy (Roman J. Israel, Esq.; 2017) John Lee Hancock (The Little Things; 2021) Joel Coen (The Tragedy of MacBeth; 2021)

Collaborations: Tony Scott - 5 Antoine Fuqua - 4 Spike Lee - 4 Edward Zwick - 3 Norman Jewison - 2 Carl Franklin - 2 Jonathan Demme - 2

Other notable directors: Joel Coen John Lee Hancock Robert Zemeckis Ridley Scott Phillip Noyce Kenneth Branagh Alan J. Pakula Richard Attenborough Penny Marshall

53. Will Smith

Music_department | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden ...

Marc Rocco (Where the Day Takes You; 1992) Richard Benjamin (Made in America; 1993) Fred Schepisi (Six Degrees of Separation; 1993) Michael Bay (2; Bad Boys; 1995, Bad Boys II; 2003) Roland Emmerich (Independence Day; 1996) Barry Sonnenfeld (4; Men in Black; 1997, Wild Wild West; 1999, Men in Black II; 2002, Men in Black III; 2012) Tony Scott (Enemy of the State; 1998) Robert Redford (The Legend of Bagger Vance; 2000) Michael Mann (Ali; 2001) Kevin Smith (Jersey Girl; 2004) Alex Proyas (I, Robot; 2004) Vicky Jenson w/ Bibo Bergeron and Rob Letterman (Shark Tale; 2004) Andy Tennant (Hitch; 2005) Gabriele Muccino (2; Pursuit of Happyness; 2006, Seven Pounds; 2008) Francis Lawrence (I Am Legend; 2007) Peter Berg (Hancock; 2008) M. Night Shyamalan (After Earth; 2013) Adam McKay (Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues; 2013) Akiva Goldsman (Winters Tale; 2014) Glenn Ficarra w/ John Requa (Focus; 2015) Peter Landesman (Concussion; 2015) David Ayer (2; Suicide Squad; 2016, Bright; 2017) David Frankel (Collateral Beauty; 2016) Guy Ritchie (Aladdin; 2019) Ang Lee (Gemini Man; 2019) Troy Quane w/ Nick Bruno (Spies in Disguise; 2019) Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah (Bad Boys for Life; 2020) Reinaldo Marcus Green (King Richard; 2020)

Collaborations: Barry Sonnenfeld - 4 Michael Bay - 2 David Ayer - 2 Gabriele Muccino - 2

Other notable directors: Ang Lee Guy Ritchie M. Night Shyamalan Peter Berg Kevin Smith Michael Mann Roland Emmerich Tony Scott Robert Redford Alex Proyas Adam McKay

54. Martin Lawrence

Actor | Martin

Martin Lawrence was born on April 16, 1965 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany as Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence. He is an actor and writer, known for Martin (1992), Bad Boys II (2003) and Bad Boys (1995). He was previously married to Shamicka Gibbs and Pat Smith.

Spike Lee (Do the Right Thing; 1989) Reginald Hudlin (2; House Party; 1990, Boomerang; 1992) Topper Carew (Talkin’ Dirty After Dark; 1991) Doug McHenry w/ George Jackson (House Party 2; 1991) Thomas Schlamme (You So Crazy; 1994) Michael Bay (2; Bad Boys; 1995, Bad Boys II; 2003) Steve Oedekerk (Nothing to Lose; 1997) Ted Demme (Life; 1999) Les Mayfield (Blue Streak; 1999) Raja Gosnell (Big Momma’s House; 2000) Sam Weisman (What’s the Worst that Could Happen? (2001) Gil Junger (Black Knight; 2001) David Raynr (Runteldat; 2002) Dennis Dugan (National Security; 2003) Steve Carr (Rebound; 2005) John Whitesell (2; Big Momma’s House 2; 2006, Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son; 2011) Jill Culton w/ Roger Allers (Open Season; 2006) Walt Becker (Wild Hogs; 2007) Malcolm D. Lee (Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins; 2008) Roger Kumble (College Road Trip; 2008) Neil LaBute (Death at a Funeral; 2010) Harmony Korine (The Beach Bum; 2019) Adil El Arbi w/ Bilall Fallah (Bad Boys for Life; 2019)

Collaborations: Michael Bay - 2 Reginald Hudlin - 2 John Whitesell - 2

Other notable directors: Harmony Korine Roger Kumble Malcolm D. Lee Roger Allers Dennis Dugan Raja Gosnell Spike Lee Ted Demme

55. Vanessa Hudgens

Actress | High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Vanessa Anne Hudgens was born in Salinas, California. Her family moved to San Diego, California, while she was still a toddler. She has a younger sister, Stella Hudgens, who is also an actress. Her mother, Gina Hudgens (née Guangco), an office worker, is from the Philippines. Her father, Greg ...

Catherine Hardwicke (Thirteen; 2003) Jonathan Frakes (Thunderbirds; 2004) Kenny Ortega (High School Musical 3: Senior Year; 2008) Todd Graff (Bandslam; 2009) Daniel Barnz (Beastly; 2011) Zack Snyder (Sucker Punch; 2011) Brad Peyton (Journey 2: The Mysterious Island; 2012) Harmony Korine (Spring Breakers; 2012) Scott Walker (The Frozen Ground; 2013) Robert Rodriguez (Machete Kills; 2013) Ronald Krauss (Gimme Shelter; 2013) Robbie Pickering (Freaks of Nature; 2015) Ken Marino (Dog Days; 2018) Mike Rohl (The Princess Switch; 2018) Peter Segal (Second Act; 2018) Jonas Akerlund (Polar; 2019) Monika Mitchell (The Knight Before Christmas; 2019) Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah (Bad Boys for Life; 2020) Lin-Manuel Miranda (Tick, Tick...Boom!; 2020)

Collaborations: none

Notable directors: Peter Segal Ken Marino Lin-Manuel Miranda Robert Rodriguez Zack Snyder Catherine Hardwicke

56. Andrew Garfield

Actor | The Social Network

Andrew Russell Garfield was born in Los Angeles, California, to a British mother, Lynn (Hillman), and father, Richard Garfield. When he was three, he moved to Surrey, U.K., with his parents and older brother. He is of English and Polish Jewish heritage. Andrew was raised in a middle class family, ...

Robert Redford (Lions for Lambs; 2007) Justin Chadwick (The Other Boleyn Girl; 2008) Terry Gilliam (The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus; 2009) Mark Romanek (I’m Here; 2010) David Fincher (The Social Network; 2010) Marc Webb (2; The Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man 2; 2012-2014) Ramin Bahrani (99 Homes; 2014) Mel Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge; 2016) Martin Scorsese (Silence; 2017) David Robert Mitchell (Under the Silver Lake; 2018) Gia Coppola (Mainstream; 2019) Michael Showalter (The Eyes of Tammy Faye; 2019) Lin-Manuel Miranda (Tick, Tick, Boom; 2020)

Collaborations: Marc Webb

Other notable directors: Martin Scorsese Mel Gibson David Fincher Terry Gilliam Robert Redford Lin-Manuel Miranda

57. Nathan Lane

Actor | The Producers

Nathan Lane was born on February 3, 1956 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Joseph Lane. He is an actor, known for The Producers (2005), The Birdcage (1996) and The Lion King (1994). He has been married to Devlin Elliott since November 17, 2015.

Hector Babenco (Ironweed; 1988) Joyce Chopra (The Lemon Sisters; 1990) John Patrick Shanley (Joe Versus the Volcano; 1990) Ken Kwapis w/ Marisa Silver (He Said, She Said; 1991) Garry Marshall (Frankie and Johnny; 1991) James Lapine (Life with Mikey; 1993) Barry Sonnenfeld (Addams Family Values; 1993) Rob Minkoff (3) and Roger Allers (The Lion King; 1994, Stuart Little; 1999, Stuart Little 2; 2002) Christopher Ashley (Jeffrey; 1995) Mike Nichols (The Birdcage; 1996) Gore Verbinski (Mouse Hunt; 1997) Darrell Rooney w/ Rob DaLuca (The Lion King II; Simba’s Pride; 1998) Irwin Winkler (At First Sight; 1999) Andrew J. Kuehn (Get Bruce; 1999) Andrew Bergman (Isn’t She Great; 2000) Don Bluth w/ Gary Goldman (Titan A.E.; 2000) Alan Rudolph (Trixie; 2000) Jay Roach (Austin Powers in Goldmember; 2002) Douglas McGrath (Nicholas Nickleby; 2002) Timothy Bjorklund (Teacher’s Pet; 2004) Robert Luketic (Win a Date with Tad Hamilton; 2004) Bradley Raymond (The Lion King 1 1/2; 2004) Susan Stroman (The Producers; 2005) Peter Askin (Trumbo; 2007) Joshua Michael Stern (Swing Vote; 2008) David Bowers (Astro Boy; 2009) Andrei Konchalovsky (The Nutcracker 3D; 2010) Tarsem Singh (Mirror Mirror; 2012) Craig Zisk (The English Teacher; 2013) Susan Johnson (Carrie Pilby; 2016) Lee Wilkoff (No Pay, Nudity; 2016) Shawn Christensen (The Vanishing of Sidney Hall; 2017)

Collaborations: Rob Minkoff - 3

Other notable directors: Jay Roach Alan Rudolph Don Bluth Irwin Winkler Gore Verbinski Barry Sonnenfeld Mike Nichols Garry Marshall

58. James Earl Jones

Actor | Rogue One

Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native USA and internationally, James Earl Jones was born on January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi. At an early age, he started to take dramatic lessons to calm himself down. It appeared to work as he has since starred ...

Stanley Kubrick (Dr. Strangelove; 1964) Peter Glenville (The Comedians; 1967) Aram Avakian (End of the Road; 1970) Martin Ritt (The Great White Hope; 1970) Sidney Lumet (King; 1970) Arnold Perl (Malcolm X; 1972) Joseph Sargent (The Man; 1972) John Berry (Claudine; 1974) John Badham (The Bingo Long Traveling All Stars & Motor Kings; 1976) James Goldstone (Swashbuckler; 1976) Ivan Nagy (Deadly Hero; 1976) Tom Gries (The Greatest; 1977) George Lucas (2; Star Wars; 1977; Revenge of the Sith; 2005) John Boorman (Exorcist II: The Heretic; 1977) Marty Feldman (The Last Remake of Beau Geste; 1977) Sidney Poitier (A Piece of the Action; 1977) Tom Kotani (The Bushido Blade; 1979) Irvin Kershner (The Empire Strikes Back; 1980) Jules Bass & Arthur Rankin Jr. (The Flight of Dragons; 1982) John Milius (Conan the Barbarian; 1982) Richard Jeffries (Blood Tide; 1982) Richard Marquand (Return of the Jedi; 1983) Aaron Lipstadt (City Limits; 1985) Steve Miner (Soul Man; 1986) Gary Nelson (Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold; 1986) Francis Ford Coppola (Gardens of Stone; 1987) Connie Kaiserman (My Little Girl; 1987) Hal Sutherland (Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night; 1987) John Sayles (Matewan; 1987) John Landis (Coming to America; 1988) Francis Veber (Three Fugitives; 1989) Phil Alden Robinson (3; Field of Dreams; 1989, Sneakers; 1992, The Angriest Man in Brooklyn; 2014) Bob Radler (Best of the Best; 1989) Peter Masterson (Convicts; 1990) John McTiernan (The Hunt for Red October; 1990) Larry Cohen (The Ambulance; 1990) Wayne Coe (Grim Prairie Tales; 1990) David Beaird (Scorchers; 1991) Phillip Noyce (2; Patriot Games; 1992, Clear and Present Day; 1994) Jon Acevski (Freddie as FRO7; 1992) Jon Amiel (Sommersby; 1993) David Mickey Evans (2; The Sandlot; 1993, The Sandlot 2; 2005) Jon Hess (Excessive Force; 1993) Robert Townsend (The Meteor Man; 1993) Peter Segal (Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insultier; 1994) Mick Jackson (Clean Slate; 1994) Rob Minkoff & Roger Allers (The Lion King; 1994) James Ivory (Jefferson in Paris; 1995) Darrell Roodt (Cry, the Beloved Country; 1995) Danny Cannon (Judge Dredd; 1995) Richard Pearce (A Family Thing; 1996) Richard LaBrie (Good Luck; 1996) Sean McNamara (Casper: A Spirited Beginning; 1997) Jim Kouf (Gang Related; 1997) Mike Nichols (Primary Colors; 1998) Darrell Rooney w/ Ron DaLuca (The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride; 1998) Rob Smiley w/ Vincenzo Trippetti (Our Friend, Martin; 1999) Bryan Michael Stoller (Undercover Angel; 1999) Charles Burnett (The Annihilation of Fish; 1999) Jeff Probst (Finders Fee; 2001) Chris Wedge (Robots; 2005) Dennis Dugan (Benchwarmers; 2006) Frank Coraci (Click; 2006) David Zucker (Scary Movie 4; 2006) Malcolm D. Lee (Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins; 2008) Harry Kloor w/ Daniel St. Pierre (Quantum Quest; 2010) Gary J. Tunnicliffe (Jack and the Beanstalk; 2010) Ronald Krauss (Gimme Shelter; 2013) Gareth Edwards (Rogue One; 2016) Dustin Fairbanks (Warning Shot; 2018) Jon Favreau (The Lion King; 2019) J.J. Abrams (The Rise of Skywalker; 2019) Craig Brewer (Coming 2 America; 2020)

Collaborations: Phil Alden Robinson - 3 George Lucas - 2 David Mickey Evans - 2 Phillip Noyce - 2

Other notable directors: J.J. Abrams Jon Favreau Jon Amiel John Boorman John Berry John McTiernan John Landis John Sayles John Milius John Badham Francis Ford Coppola Mike Nichols Stanley Kubrick Sidney Lumet Sidney Poitier David Zucker Rob Minkoff Roger Allers

59. John Cleese

Actor | A Fish Called Wanda

John Cleese was born on October 27, 1939, in Weston-Super-Mare, England, to Muriel Evelyn (Cross) and Reginald Francis Cleese. He was born into a family of modest means, his father being an insurance salesman; but he was nonetheless sent off to private schools to obtain a good education. Here he ...

Kevin Billington (2; Interlude; 1968, The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer; 1970) Joseph McGrath (3; The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom; 1968, The Magic Christian; 1969, The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It; 1977) Philip Saville (The Best House in London; 1969) Ian MacNaughton (And Now for Something Completely Different; 1971) Rod Amateau (The Statue; 1971) Robert Young (3; Romance with a Double Bass; 1974, Splitting Heirs; 1993, Fierce Creatures; 1997) Terry Gilliam (2) w/ Terry Jones (6) (Monty Python and the Holy Grail; 1975, Monty Python’s Life of Brian; 1979, Time Bandits; 1981, Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life; 1983, Erik the Viking; 1989, The Wind in the Willows; 1996, Absolutely Anything; 2015) Jim Henson (The Great Muppet Caper; 1981) Michael Blakemore (Privates on Parade; 1982) Terry Hughes (Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl; 1982) Mel Damski (Yellowbeard; 1983) Lawrence Kasdan (Silverado; 1985) Christopher Morahan (Clockwise; 1986) Charles Crichton (A Fish Called Wanda; 1988) Christopher Guest (The Big Picture; 1989) Michael Winner (Bullseye; 1990) Phil Nibbelink w/ Simon Wells (An American Tail: Fievel Goes West; 1991) Kenneth Branagh (Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; 1994) Stephen Sommers (The Jungle Book; 1994) Richard Rich (The Swan Princess; 1994) Fred Schepisi (Fierce Creatures; 1997) Sam Weisman (2; George of the Jungle; 1997, The Out-of-Towners; 1999) Michael Apted (The World is Not Enough; 1999) Andrew Bergman (Isn’t She Great; 2000) Karl Zwicky (The Magic Pudding; 2000) Jerry Zucker (Rat Race; 2001) Chris Columbus (2; Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone; 2001, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets; 2002) Roberto Benigni (Pinocchio; 2002) Lee Tamahori (Die Another Day; 2002) Ron Underwood (The Adventures of Pluto Nash; 2002) McG (Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle; 2003) Gavin Grazer (Scorched; 2003) David Grossman (George of the Jungle 2; 2003) Andrew Adamson (Shrek 2; 2004) Frank Coraci (Around the World in 80 Days; 2004) Gary Chapman (Valiant; 2005) Gary Winick (Charlottes Web; 2006) Mike Binder (Man About Town; 2006) Chris Miller (Shrek the Third; 2007) Tony Leondis (Igor; 2008) Scott Derrickson (The Day the Earth Stood Still; 2008) Harald Zwart (The Pink Panther 2; 2009) Jorge Blanco (Planet 51; 2009) Donovan Marsh (Spud; 2010) Zack Snyder (The Legends of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole; 2010) Mike Mitchell (2; Shrek Forever After; 2010, Trolls; 2016) David Frankel (The Big Year; 2011) Stephen J. Anderson w/ Don Hall (Winnie the Pooh; 2011) Yannis Smaragdis (God Loves Caviar; 2012) Gracie Otto (The Last Impresario; 2013) Klay Hall (Planes; 2013) John Barker (Spud 3: Learning to Fly; 2014) Ross Venokar (2; Get Squirrely; 2016, Charming; 2017) Aaron Woodley (Arctic Dogs; 2019) Walt Becker (Clifford the Big Red Dog; 2020)

Collaborations: Terry Jones - 6 Robert Young - 3 Joseph McGrath - 3 Terry Gilliam - 2 Mike Mitchell - 2 Ross Venokar - 2 Chris Columbus - 2 Sam Weisman - 2 Kevin Billington - 2

Other notable directors: David Frankel Zack Snyder Scott Derrickson Andrew Adamson Ron Underwood Roberto Benigni Jim Henson Lawrence Kasdan Jerry Zucker Stephen Sommers Kenneth Branagh Michael Apted Mike Binder Frank Coraci

60. Jay Baruchel

Actor | Goon

Jay Baruchel was born in Ottawa, Ontario, and was raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is the son of Robyne (Ropell), a freelance writer, and Serge Victor Baruchel, an antiques dealer. He has a younger sister who also acts. He started acting in 1995 when he made his first of three appearances on ...

Marc F. Voizard (Running Home; 1999) Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous; 2000) Roger Avery (The Rules of Engagement; 2002) Jesse Warn (Nemesis Game; 2003) Clint Eastwood (Million Dollar Baby; 2004) David Ray (Fetching Cody; 2005) Zackary Adler (I’m Reed Fish; 2006) Judd Apatow (Knocked Up; 2007) Chaz Thorne (Just Buried; 2007) Jason Stone (Jay and Seth versus the Apocalypse; 2007) Randall Cole (Real Time; 2008) Ben Stiller (Tropic Thunder; 2008) Peter Sollett (Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist; 2008) Kyle Newman (Fanboys; 2009) Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian; 2009) Jacob Tierney (2; The Trotsky; 2009, Good Neighbours; 2010) Jim Field Smith (She’s Out of My League; 2010) Chris Sanders & Dean DeBlois (How to Train Your Dragon; 2010) Jon Turtletaub (The Sorcerer’s Apprentice; 2010) John Puglisi (Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon; 2010) Michael Dowse (Goon; 2011) Steve Hickner (Book of Dragons; 2011) Tom Owens (Gift of the Night Fury; 2011) David Cronenberg (Cosmopolis; 2012) Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg (This is the End; 2013) Jonathan Sobol (The Art of the Steal; 2013) Jose Padilha (RoboCop; 2014) Dan Fogler w/ Michael Canzoniero (Don Peyote; 2014) Dean DeBlois (3; How to Train Your Dragon (2010), How to Train Your Dragon 2; 2014, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World; 2019) Tyson Caron (Lovesick; 2016) Lone Scherfig (The Kindness of Strangers; 2019)

Collaborations: Dean DeBlois - 3 Jacob Tierney - 2

Other notable directors: Clint Eastwood David Cronenberg Jon Turtletaub Cameron Crowe Judd Apatow Chris Sanders Shawn Levy Ben Stiller

61. Tim Allen

Actor | Toy Story

Timothy Allen Dick was born on June 13, 1953, in Denver, Colorado, to Martha Katherine (Fox) and Gerald M. Dick. His father, a real estate salesman, was killed in a collision with a drunk driver while driving his family home from a University of Colorado football game, when Tim was eleven years old...

Ciro Duran (Tropical Snow; 1988) Lenny Wong (Comedy’s Dirtiest Dozen; 1988) John Pasquin (3; The Santa Clause; 1994, Jungle 2 Jungle; 1997, Joe Somebody; 2001) John Lasseter (3; Toy Story; 1995, Toy Story 2; 1999, Cars; 2006) Peter Baldwin (Meet Wally Sparks; 1997) Bryan Spicer (For Richer or Poorer; 1997) Dean Parisot (Galaxy Quest; 1999) Tad Stones (Buzz Lightyear of the Star Command: The Adventure Begins; 2000) Chris Ver Weil (Who is Cletis Tout; 2001) Barry Sonnenfeld (Big Trouble; 2002) Michael Lembeck (2; The Santa Clause 2; 2002, The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause; 2006) Joe Roth (Christmas with the Kranks; 2004) Brian Robbins (The Shaggy Dog; 2006) Peter Hewitt (Zoom; 2006) Walt Becker (Wild Hogs; 2007) David Mamet (Redbelt; 2008) Howard Michael Gould (The Six Wives of Henry Lefay; 2009) Lee Unkrich (Toy Story 3; 2010) Jordan Brady (I Am Comic; 2010) Gary Rydstrom (Hawaiian Vacation; 2011) Angus MacLane (Small Fry; 2011) Mark Walsh (Partysaurus Rex; 2012) Alastair Fothergill w/ Mark Linfield (Chimpanzee; 2012) Anthony Geffen w/ Sias Wilson (2; The Penguin King; 2012, Adventures of the Penguin King; 2013) Michelle Schumacher (3 Geezers; 2013) David E. Talbert (El Camino Christmas; 2017) Rich Moore w/ Phil Johnston (Ralph Breaks the Internet; 2018) Josh Cooley (Toy Story 4; 2019) Justin Folk (No Safe Spaces; 2020)

Collaborations: John Lasseter - 3 John Pasquin - 3 Anthony Geffen - 2 Sias Wilson - 2 Michael Lembeck - 2

Other notable directors: Rich Moore Lee Unkrich Barry Sonnenfeld Dean Parisot David Mamet

62. Rodolfo Acosta

Actor | Hondo

Mexican character actor Rodolfo Acosta (born Rodolfo Acosta Pérez) achieved his greatest success in the US, primarily as a villain in westerns. He was born in Chamizal, a section of land disputed by Mexico and Texas due to changes in the Rio Grande river which forms the border. At the time of ...

Miguel M. Delgado (I Am a Fugitive; 1946) John Ford (2; The Fugitive; 1947, How the West Was Won; 1962) Emilio Fernandez (4; Salon Mexico; 1949, Victims of Sin; 1950, Maria Islands; 1951, Acapulco; 1952) Julio Bracho (2; Philip of Jesus; 1949, Take Me in Your Arms; 1954) Hugo Fregonese (One Way Street; 1950) Miguel Contreras Torres (2; Pancho Villa Returns; 1950, The Last Rebel; 1958) Budd Boetticher (3; Bullfighter and the Lady; 1951, Horizons West; 1952, Wings of a Hawk; 1953) Fernando A. Rivera (The Lovers; 1951) Alberto Got (Sensuality; 1951) Frederick de Cordova (Yankee Buccaneer; 1952) Joseph Kane (San Antone; 1953) Robert Wise (Destination Gobi; 1953) Harmon Jones (City of Bad Men; 1953) Jacques Tourneur (Appointment in Honduras; 1953) John Farrow (Hondo; 1953) Nunnally Johnson (Night People; 1954) Delmer Daves (Drum Beat; 1954) Allan Dwan (Passion; 1954) Harry Horner w/ Rafael Portillo (A Life in the Balance; 1955) Roberto Gavaldon (The Littlest Outlaw; 1955) Robert D. Webb (The Proud Ones; 1956) Richard Fleischer (2; Bandido; 1956, Che; 1969) Elmo Williams (Apache Warrior; 1957) Charles Marquis Warren (Trooper Hook; 1957) Leslie Kardos (The Tijuana Story; 1957) Henry Hathaway (3; From Hell to Texas; 1958, How the West Was Won; 1962, The Sons of Katie Elder; 1965) James Clavell (Walk Like a Dragon; 1960) Philip Leacock (Let No Man Write My Epitaph; 1960) Don Siegel (2; Flaming Star; 1960, Stranger on the Run; 1967) Herbert Coleman (Posse from Hell; 1961) Marlon Brando (One-Eyed Jacks; 1961) Vincent Sherman (The Second Time Around; 1961) George Marshall (How the West Was Won; 1962) Norman Tokar (Savage Sam; 1963) Herschel Daugherty (The Raiders; 1963) Gordon Douglas (Rio Conchos; 1964) George Stevens (The Greatest Story Ever Told; 1965) Serge Bourguignon (The Reward; 1965) Burt Kennedy (2; Return of the Seven; 1966, Young Billy Young; 1969) Fernando Lamas (The Violent Ones; 1967) Jack Shea (Dayton’s Devils; 1968) Richard Benedict (Impasse; 1969) Howard Sackler (The Great White Hope; 1970) Carol Reed (Flap; 1970) Carl Monson (Blood Legacy; 1971)

Collaborations: Emilio Fernandez - 4 Henry Hathaway - 3 Budd Boetticher - 3 Burt Kennedy - 2 John Ford - 2 Don Siegel - 2 Richard Fleischer - 2 Julio Bracho - 2 Miguel Contreras Torres - 2

Other notable directors: George Stevens George Marshall Norman Tokar Marlon Brando Vincent Sherman Allan Dwan Robert Wise Nunnally Johnson

63. Jay Acovone

Actor | Lethal Weapon

Jay Acovone is a versatile actor who is best known for his ability to play authoritative characters such as Mafia bosses, villains, police/military, and lawyers. He was born in NYC; his parents later moved to Mahopac, NY, where he graduated from Mahopac High School. While he was always an avid ...

William Friedkin (Cruising; 1980) Allan Moyle (Times Square; 1980) John Flynn (Out of Justice; 1991) Albert & Charles Band (Doctor Mordrid; 1992) Gary Davis (Conflict of Interest; 1993) Guy Magar (Lookin’ Italian; 1994) Roland Emmerich (Independence Day; 1996) Annette Haywood-Carter (Foxfire; 1996) Mimi Leder (The Peacemaker; 1997) Scott P. Levy (Time Under Fire; 1997) John Duigan (Molly; 1999) Anne de Salvo (The Amati Girls; 2000) Robert Zemeckis (Cast Away; 2000) Simon Wincer (Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles; 2001) Andrew Davis (Collateral Damage; 2002) Jonathan Mostow (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines; 2003) Clark Johnson (S.W.A.T.; 2003) Jack Ersgard (Rancid; 2004) John Moyer (Mobsters and Mormons; 2005) Oliver Stone (World Trade Center; 2006) Martin Weisz (The Hills Have Eyes II; 2007) Craig Ross Jr. (Traci Townsend; 2007) Robert Dyke (InAlienable; 2007) Matthew Arnold (Shadow People; 2013) Julius Amedume (Rattlesnakes; 2019)

Collaborations: none

Notable directors: Oliver Stone Robert Zemeckis Andrew Davis Simon Wincer Roland Emmerich Jonathan Mostow John Duigan Mimi Leder William Friedkin John Flynn

64. Nick Adams

Actor | Kaijû daisensô

Nick Adams, best known to audiences as Johnny Yuma of the TV series The Rebel (1959), played leads and supporting parts in many films of the 1950s, often cast in the same "troubled young man" mold as his good friend, James Dean. He was nominated for an Oscar for his performance in Twilight of Honor...

Irving Brecher (Somebody Loves Me; 1952) Mervyn LeRoy (4; Strange Lady in Town; 1955, Mister Roberts; 1955, No Time for Sergeants; 1958, The FBI Story; 1959) John Ford (Mister Roberts; 1955) Joshua Logan (2; Mister Roberts; 1955, Picnic; 1955) Nicholas Ray (Rebel Without a Cause; 1955) Stuart Heisler (I Died a Thousand Times; 1955) Al Lewis (Our Miss Brooks; 1956) William Witney (A Strange Adventure; 1956) Delmer Daves (The Last Wagon; 1956) George Stevens (Giant; 1956) Gerd Oswald (Fury at Showdown; 1957) Alexander Mackendrick (Sweet Smell of Success; 1957) Henry Ephron (Sing, Boy, Sing; 1958) George Seaton (2; Teacher’s Pet; 1958, The Hook; 1963) Michael Gordon (Pillow Talk; 1959) Don Siegel (Hell is for Heroes; 1962) David Swift (The Interns; 1962) John Sturges (A Girl Named Tamiko; 1962) Boris Sagal (Twilight of Honor; 1963) Samuel Goldwyn Jr. (The Young Lovers; 1964) Terry Morse (Young Dillinger; 1965) Ishiro Honda (2; Frankenstein Conquers the World; 1965, Invasion of Astro-Monster; 1965) Daniel Haller (Die, Monster, Die; 1965) Harmon Jones (Don’t Worry, We’ll Think of a Title; 1966) Russell S. Doughten (Fever Heat; 1968) Nick Webster (Mission Mars; 1968)

Collaborations: Mervyn LeRoy - 4 George Seaton - 2 Joshua Logan - 2 Ishiro Honda - 2

Other notable directors: Harmon Jones Samuel Goldwyn Jr. Don Siegel George Stevens John Ford John Sturges

65. Wesley Addy

Actor | Kiss Me Deadly

Character actor Wesley Addy began his prolific career as a prime player on the classical stage before coming to occasional films and TV in the early 1950s. Known for his intelligent, white-collar demeanor and lean, icy, cultivated menace, the silver-haired performer, who was actually born in Omaha,...

Douglas Sirk (The First Legion; 1951) Hugo Fregonese (My Six Convicts; 1952) Robert Aldrich (7; Kiss Me Deadly; 1955, The Big Knife; 1955, Ten Seconds to Hell; 1959, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane; 1962, 4 for Texas; 1963, Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte; 1964, The Grissom Gang; 1971) Mark Stevens (Time Table; 1956) Vincent Sherman (The Garment Jungle; 1957) John Frankenheimer (Seconds; 1966) Delbert Mann (Mister Buddwing; 1966) Richard Fleischer (Tora! Tora! Tora!; 1970) Sidney Lumet (2; Network; 1976, The Verdict; 1982) James Ivory (2; The Europeans; 1979, The Bostonians; 1984) Vern Oakley (A Modern Affair; 1996) Barbet Schroeder (Before and After; 1996) Arthur Allan Seidelman (Harvest of Fire; 1996)

Collaborations: Robert Aldrich - 7 Sidney Lumet - 2 James Ivory - 2

Other notable directors: John Frankenheimer Vincent Sherman Delbert Mann Richard Fleischer Barbet Schroeder

66. Luther Adler

Actor | D.O.A.

The actor and Broadway director Luther Adler was born into a Yiddish theatrical dynasty. One of the six children born to Jacob P. and Sara Adler, he made his debut in the world in New York City on May 4, 1903, originally billed as Lutha J. Adler. His full siblings Charles, Jay, Julia, and Stella (...

Gregory Ratoff (Lancer Spy; 1937) Edward Dmytryk (Cornered; 1945) Leslie Fenton (Saigon; 1948) Charles Vidor (The Loves of Carmen; 1948) Edward Ludwig (Wake of the Witch; 1948) Joseph L. Mankiewicz (House of Strangers; 1949) Rudolph Mate (D.O.A.; 1949) Jean Negulesco (Under the Sky; 1950) Gordon Douglas (Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye; 1950) H. Bruce Humberstone (South Sea Sinner; 1950) Joseph Losey (M; 1951) Frank Tuttle (The Magic Face; 1951) Henry Hathaway (The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel; 1951) Joseph Kane (Hoodlum Empire; 1952) Elmo Williams (The Tall Texan; 1953) Fred F. Sears (The Miami Story; 1954) Lewis R. Foster (Crashout; 1955) Richard Fleischer (The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing; 1955) Nicholas Ray (Hot Blood; 1956) Daniel Mann (The Last Angry Man; 1959) Melville Shavelson (Cast a Giant Shadow; 1966) Paul Bogart (The Three Sisters; 1966) Martin Ritt (The Brotherhood; 1968) Carlo Lizzani (Crazy Joe; 1974) Arthur Hiller (The Man in a Glass Booth; 1975) Marvin J. Chomsky (Murph the Surf; 1975) Fred Williamson (Meet Johnny Barrows; 1976) Stuart Rosenberg (Voyage of the Damned; 1976) Sydney Pollak (Absence of Malice; 1981)

Collaborations: none

Notable directors: Richard Fleischer Martin Ritt Sydney Pollak Henry Hathaway Joseph L. Mankiewicz Edward Dmytryk H. Bruce Humberstone Charles Vidor

67. Scott Adsit

Actor | Big Hero 6

Scott Adsit performed on the mainstage of Chicago's Second City, between 1994 and 1998, and, alongside Saturday Night Live (1975)'s Rachel Dratch and Tina Fey, was one of the driving forces behind such groundbreaking revues as "Pinata Full of Bees" and "Paradigm Lost". An in-depth look at his craft...

Peter Chelsom (Town & Country; 2001) Nicole Holofcener (Lovely & Amazing; 2001) Troy Miller (Run Ronnie Run; 2002) Bob Odenkirk (Melvin Goes to Dinner; 2003) F. Gary Gray (2; The Italian Job; 2003, Be Cool; 2005) David Caffrey (Grand Theft Parsons; 2003) Steven Spielberg (The Terminal; 2004) Steven Brill (Without a Paddle; 2004) Jesse Dylan (Kicking & Screaming; 2005) Richard Linklater (Bad News Bears; 2005) Jeff Garlin (I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With; 2006) Steve Pink (Accepted; 2006) Christopher Guest (For Your Consideration; 2006) Sean Meredith (Dante’s Inferno; 2007) Craig Gillespie (Mr. Woodstock; 2007) Steven Soderbergh (The Informent; 2009) Massy Tadjedin (Last Night; 2010) Jason Winer (Arthur; 2011) Rawson Marshall Thurber (We’re the Millers; 2013) Kat Coiro (A Case for You; 2013) Desiree Akhavan (Appropriate Behavior; 2014) Theodore Melfi (St. Vincent; 2014) Don Hall w/ Chris Williams (Big Hero 6; 2014) Chris Kasick (Uncle Nick; 2015)

Collaborations: F. Gary Gray - 2

Other notable directors: Steven Spielberg Steven Soderbergh Richard Linklater Christopher Guest Don Hall Chris Williams

68. John Agar

Actor | Fort Apache

John Agar was born in Chicago, the eldest of four children. In World War II, Sgt. John Agar was a United States Army Air Force physical instructor. His 1945 marriage at the Wilshire Memorial Church to "America's Sweetheart" Shirley Temple put him in the public eye for the first time, and a movie ...

John Ford (2; Fort Apache; 1948, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon; 1949) Richard Wallace (Adventure in Baltimore; 1949) Robert Stevenson (I Married a Communist; 1949) Allan Dwan (Sands of Iwo Jima; 1949) Lewis Seiler (Breakthrough; 1950) Raoul Walsh (Along the Great Divide; 1950) Lew Landers (The Magic Carpet; 1951) Joseph Kane (Woman of the North Country; 1952) Hal R. Makelim (Man of Conflict; 1953) Hugo Hass (2; Bait; 1954, Hold Back Tomorrow; 1955) Oscar Rudolph (The Rocket Man; 1954) Edmond O’Brien w/ Howard W. Koch (Shield for Murder; 1954) Abner Biberman (The Golden Mistriss; 1954) Jack Arnold (2; Revenge of the Creature; 1955, Tarantula; 1955) Richard Bartlett (The Lonesome Trail; 1955) Charles F. Haas (Star in the Dust; 1956) Edward L. Cahn (3; Flesh and the Spur; 1956, Jet Attack; 1958, Invisible Invaders; 1959) Virgil Vogel (The Mole People; 1956) Jesse Hibbs (Joe Butterfly; 1957) Edgar G. Ulmer (The Daughter of Dr. Jekyll; 1957) Nathan H. Juran (The Brain from Planet Arous; 1957) Charles Marquis Warren (Ride a Violent Mile; 1957) Gerardo de Leon w/ Eddie Romero (Cavalry Command; 1958) Bert I. Gordon (Attack of the Puppet People; 1958) Paul Landres (Frontier Gun; 1958) Frank McDonald (Raymie; 1959) Gene Nelson (Hand of Death; 1962) Sidney W. Pink (Journey to the Seventh Planet; 1962) Francis D. Lyon (The Young and the Brave; 1963) Richard Rush (Of Love and Desire; 1963) William F. Claxton (2; Law of the Lawless; 1963, Stage of Thunder Rock; 1964) Christian Nyby (Young Fury; 1965) R.G. Springsteen (2; Johnny Reno; 1965, Waco; 1966) Arthur C. Pierce (Women of the Prehistoric Planet; 1966) Larry Buchanan (3; Curse of the Swamp Creature; 1966, Zontar, the Thing from Venus; 1966, Hell Raiders; 1968) Roger Corman (The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre; 1967) James A. Sullivan (Night Flight; 1967) Andrew V. MacLaglen (2; The Undefeated; 1969, Chisum; 1970) George Sherman (Big Jake; 1971) John Guillermin (King Kong; 1976) Ricou Browning (Mr. No Legs; 1978) Steve De Jarnatt (Miracle Mile; 1988) Clive Barker (Nightbreed; 1990) Rockne S. O’Bannon (Fear; 1990) John Carpenter w/ Tobe Hooper (Body Bags; 1993) Ted Newsom w/ Wayne Berwick (The Naked Monster; 2005)

Collaborations: Edward L. Cahn - 3 Larry Buchanan - 3 Andrew V. MacLaglen - 2 R.G. Springsteen - 2 William F. Claxton - 2 John Ford - 2 Hugo Hass - 2 Jack Arnold - 2

Other notable directors: Roger Corman Lew Landers Robert Stevenson Allan Dwan John Guillermin

69. Matthew McConaughey

Actor | Dallas Buyers Club

American actor and producer Matthew David McConaughey was born in Uvalde, Texas. His mother, Mary Kathleen (McCabe), is a substitute school teacher originally from New Jersey. His father, James Donald McConaughey, was a Mississippi-born gas station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business. He is ...

Bob Balaban (My Boyfriends Back; 1993) Richard Linklater (3; Dazed and Confused; 1993, The Newton Boys; 1998, Bernie; 2011) William Dear (Angels in the Outfield; 1994) Kim Henkel (Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation; 1995) Herbert Ross (Boys on the Side; 1995) Rich Wilkes (Glory Daze; 1995) John Sayles (Lone Star; 1996) Joel Schumacher (A Time to Kill; 1996) Howard Franklin (Larger then Life; 1996) Robert Zemeckis (Contact; 1997) Steven Spielberg (Amistad; 1997) Sandra Bullock (Making Sandwiches; 1998) Ron Howard (EDtv; 1999) Jonathan Mostow (U-571; 2000) Adam Shankman (The Wedding Planner; 2001) Bill Paxton (Frailty; 2001) Jill Sprecher (Thirteen Conversations About One Thing; 2001) Rob Bowman (Reign of Fire; 2002) Donald Petrie (How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days; 2003) Matthew Bright (Tiptoes; 2003) Breck Eisner (Sahara; 2005) Mark Cowen (Magnificent Desolation; 2005) D.J. Caruso (Two for the Money; 2005) Tom Dey (Failure of Launch; 2006) McG (We Are Marshall; 2006) Andy Tennant (Fool’s Gold; 2008) Ben Stiller (Tropic Thunder; 2008) S.R. Bindler (Surfer, Dude; 2008) Mark Waters (Ghosts of Girlfriends Past; 2009) Brad Furman (The Lincoln Lawyer; 2011) William Friedkin (Killer Joe; 2011) Jeff Nichols (Mud; 2012) Steven Soderbergh (Magic Mike; 2012) Lee Daniels (The Paperboy; 2012) Jean-Marc Vallee (Dallas Buyers Club; 2013) Martin Scorsese (Wolf of Wall Street; 2013) Christopher Nolan (Interstellar; 2014) Gus Van Sant (The Sea of Trees; 2015) Gary Ross (Free State of Jones; 2016) Travis Knight (Kubo and the Two Strings; 2016) Garth Jennings (Sing; 2016) Stephen Gaghan (Gold; 2016) Nikolaj Arcel (The Dark Tower; 2017) Yann Demange (White Boy Rick; 2018) Steven Knight (Serenity; 2019) Harmony Korine (The Beach Bum; 2019) Guy Ritchie (The Gentlemen; 2020)

Collaborations: Richard Linklater - 3

Other notable directors: Steven Spielberg Travis Knight Christopher Nolan Martin Scorsese William Friedkin Guy Ritchie Gus Van Sant Ron Howard Herbert Ross Jeff Nichols Jean-Marc Vallee Robert Zemeckis

70. James McAvoy

Actor | Filth

McAvoy was born on 21 April 1979 in Glasgow, Scotland, to Elizabeth (née Johnstone), a nurse, and James McAvoy senior, a bus driver. He was raised on a housing estate in Drumchapel, Glasgow by his maternal grandparents (James, a butcher, and Mary), after his parents divorced when James was 11. He ...

Gillies MacKinnon (Regeneration; 1997) Boris von Sychowski (Swimming Pool; 2001) Stephen Fry (Bright Young Things; 2003) Jeremy Wooding (Bollywood Queen; 2003) Richard Loncraine (Wimbledon; 2004) Anders Ronnow Klarlund (Strings; 2004) Damien O’Donnell (Inside I’m Dancing; 2004) Andrew Adamson (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe; 2005) Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland; 2006) Tom Vaughan (Starter for 10; 2006) Mark Palansky (Penelope; 2006) Julian Jarrold (Becoming Jane; 2007) Joe Wright (Atonement; 2007) Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted; 2008) Michael Hoffman (The Last Station; 2009) Kelly Asbury (Gnomeo & Juliet; 2011) Robert Redford (The Conspirator; 2011) Matthew Vaughn (X-Men: First Class; 2011) Sarah Smith (Arthur Christmas; 2011) Eran Creevy (Welcome to the Punch; 2013) Danny Boyle (Trance; 2013) Jon S. Baird (Filth; 2013) James Bobin (Muppets Most Wanted; 2014) Bryan Singer (2; X-Men: Days of Future Past; 2014, X-Men: Apocalypse; 2016) Ned Benson (The Disappearance of Eleanor Rugby; 2014) Paul McGuigan (Victor Frankenstein; 2015) M. Night Shyamalan (2; Split; 2016, Glass; 2019) David Leitch (2; Atomic Blonde; 2017, Deadpool 2; 2018) Wim Wenders (Submergence; 2017) John Stevenson (Sherlock Gnomes; 2018) Simon Kinberg (Dark Phoenix; 2019) Andy Muschietti (It: Chapter Two; 2019)

Collaborations: Bryan Singer - 2 David Leitch - 2 M. Night Shyamalan - 2

Other notable directors: Danny Boyle Robert Redford Matthew Vaughn Joe Wright Andrew Adamson

71. Bill Hader

Actor | The Skeleton Twins

Bill Hader was born on June 7, 1978 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Skeleton Twins (2014), Inside Out (2015) and Trainwreck (2015). He was previously married to Maggie Carey.

Anthony & Joe Russo (You, Me, and Dupree; 2006) Judd Apatow (3; Knocked Up; 2007, This is 40; 2012, Trainwreck; 2015) Akiva Schaffer (2; Hot Rod; 2007, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping; 2016) Greg Mottola (3; Superbad; 2007, Adventureland; 2009, Paul; 2011) Bob Oedekirk (The Brothers Solomon; 2007) Edward Burns (Purple Violets; 2007) David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express; 2008) Ben Stiller (Tropic Thunder; 2008) Nicholas Stoller (Forgetting Sarah Marshall; 2008) Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian; 2009) Harold Ramis (Year One; 2009) Carlos Saldanha (Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs; 2009) Phil Lord & Christopher Miller (2; Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs; 2009, 22 Jump Street; 2014) Edgar Wright (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World; 2010) Mike Disa (Hookwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil; 2011) Barry Sonnenfeld (Men in Black III; 2012) Cal Brunker (Escape from Planet Earth; 2013) Dan Scanlon (Monsters University; 2013) J.J. Abrams (Star Trek Into Darkness; 2013) David Soren (Turbo; 2013) Maggie Carey (The To Do List; 2013) Ned Benson (The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby; 2013) Cody Cameron w/ Kris Pearn (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2; 2013) Spike Jonze (Her; 2013) Craig Johnson (Skeleton Twins; 2014) David Wain (They Came Together; 2014) David O. Russell (Accidental Love; 2015) Pete Docter (Inside Out; 2015) Rebecca Miller (Maggie’s Plan; 2015) Josh Cooley (2; Riley’s First Date; 2015, Toy Story 4; 2019) Conrad Vernon w/ Greg Tiernan (Sausage Party; 2016) Clay Kaytis w/ Fergal Reilly (The Angry Birds Movie; 2016) Steven Spielberg (The BFG; 2016) Andrew Stanton (Finding Dory; 2016) Dean Israelite (Power Rangers; 2017) Rich Moore w/ Phil Johnston (Ralph Breaks the Internet; 2018) Thurop Van Orman (The Angry Birds Movie 2; 2019) Andy Muschietti (It Chapter Two; 2019) Marc Lawrence (Noelle; 2019)

Collaborations: Judd Apatow - 3 Greg Mottola - 3 Josh Cooley - 2 Phil Lord & Christopher Miller - 2 Akiva Shaffer - 2

Other notable directors: Steven Spielberg David O. Russell Spike Jonze J.J. Abrams Anthony & Joe Russo Andrew Stanton Barry Sonnenfeld Edgar Wright Harold Ramis David Gordon Green Ben Stiller Shawn Levy

72. Jeff Bridges

Actor | The Big Lebowski

Jeffrey Leon Bridges was born on December 4, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, the son of well-known film and TV star Lloyd Bridges and his long-time wife Dorothy Dean Bridges (née Simpson). He grew up amid the happening Hollywood scene with big brother Beau Bridges. Both boys popped up, without ...

John Cromwell (The Company She Keeps; 1951) Paul Bogart (Halls of Anger; 1970) Peter Bogdanovich (2; The Last Picture Show; 1971, Texasville; 1990) Burgess Meredith (The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go; 1971) John Huston (Fat City; 1972) Robert Benton (2; Bad Company; 1972, Nadine; 1987) Richard C. Sarafian (Lolly-Madonna XXX; 1973) Lamont Johnson (2; The Last American Hero; 1973, Somebody Killed Her Husband; 1978) John Frankenheimer (The Iceman Cometh; 1973) Michael Cimino (2; Thunderbolt and Lightfoot; 1974, Heaven’s Gate; 1980) Frank Perry (Rancho Deluxe; 1975) Howard Zieff (Hearts of the West; 1975) Bob Rafelson (Stay Hungry; 1976) John Guillermin (King Kong; 1976) William Richert (2; Winter Kills; 1979, The American Success Company; 1980) Ivan Passer (Cutter’s Way; 1981) Steven Lisberger (Tron; 1982) Robert Mulligan (Kiss Me Goodbye; 1982) Arthur Rankin Jr. w/ Jules Bass (The Last Unicorn; 1982) Taylor Hackford (Against All Odds; 1984) John Carpenter (Starman; 1984) Richard Marquand (Jagged Edge; 1985) Hal Ashby (8 Million Ways to Die; 1986) Sidney Lumet (The Morning After; 1986) Francis Ford Coppola (Tucker: The Man and His Dream; 1988) Alan J. Pakula (See You in the Morning; 1989) Steve Kloves (The Fabulous Baker Boys; 1989) Richard LaGravenese (The Fisher King; 1991) Martin Bell (American Heart; 1993) George Sluizer (The Vanishing; 1993) Peter Weir (Fearless; 1993) Stephen Hopkins (Blown Away; 1994) Walter Hill (Wild Bill; 1995) Ridley Scott (White Squall; 1996) Barbra Streisand (The Mirror Has Two Faces; 1996) Joel and Ethan Coen (2; The Big Lebowski; 1998, True Grit; 2010) Mark Pellington (Arlington Road; 1999) Albert Brooks (The Muse; 1999) Matthew Warchus (Simpatico; 1999) Rod Lurie (The Contender; 2000) Dominique Forma (Scenes of a Crime; 2001) Iain Softley (K-PAX; 2001) Keith Fulton w/ Louis Pepe (Lost in La Mancha; 2002) Larry Charles (Masked and Anonymous; 2003) Gary Ross (Seabuscuit; 2003) Tod Williams (The Door in the Floor; 2004) Michael Traeger (The Amateurs; 2005) Terry Gilliam (Tideland; 2005) Jessica Bendinger (Stick It; 2006) Ash Brannon w/ Chris Buck (Surf’s Up; 2007) Jon Favreau (Iron Man; 2008) Robert B. Weide (How to Lose Friends & Alienate People; 2008) Michael Meredith (The Open Road; 2009) Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart; 2009) Grant Heslov (The Men Who Stars at Goats; 2009) Joseph Kosinski (2; Tron: Legacy; 2010, Only the Brave; 2017) Kristi Jacobson w/ Lori Silverbush (A Place at the Table; 2012) Robert Schwentke (R.I.P.D.; 2013) Phillip Noyce (The Giver; 2014) Sergei Bodrov (Seventh Son; 2014) Mark Osborne (The Little Prince; 2015) David Mackenzie (Hell or High Water; 2016) Mark Webb (The Only Living Boy in New York; 2017) Matthew Vaughn (Kingsmen: The Golden Circle; 2017) Drew Goddard (Bad Times at the El Royale; 2018) Susan Kucera (Living in the Future’s Past; 2018)

Collaborations: Joel and Ethan Coen - 2 Peter Bogdanovich - 2 Joseph Kosinski - 2 William Richert - 2 Michael Cimino - 2 Lamont Johnson - 2 Robert Benton - 2

Other notable directors: Matthew Vaughn Mark Webb Phillip Noyce Scott Cooper Jon Favreau Terry Gilliam Ridley Scott Walter Hill Stephen Hopkins Alan J. Pakula Francis Ford Coppola Sidney Lumet John Carpenter Robert Mulligan Taylor Hackford Steven Lisberger John Frankenheimer

73. Barry Pepper

Actor | Saving Private Ryan

Barry Robert Pepper was born on April 4, 1970, in Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada. He has two older brothers named Alex and Doug Pepper. The Peppers didn't stick around Campbell River for too long. They had been building a ship in their backyard for years. When Barry was five years old, ...

Charles Robert Carner (A Killer Among Friends; 1992) Robert Lieberman (Titanic; 1996) Reto Salimbeni (Urban Safari; 1996) Dean Semler (Firestorm; 1998) Steven Spielberg (Saving Private Ryan; 1998) Tony Scott (Enemy of the State; 1998) Frank Darabont (The Green Mile; 1999) Roger Christian (Battlefield Earth; 2000) Martin Cummins (We All Fall Down; 2000) Billy Crystal (61*; 2001) Brian Koppelman w/ David Levien (Knockaround Guys; 2001) Randall Wallace (We Were Soldiers; 2002) Spike Lee (25th Hour; 2002) Charles Martin Smith (The Snow Walker; 2003) Russell Mulcahy (3: The Dale Earnhardt Story; 2004) Tommy Lee Jones (The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada; 2005) Roger Spottiswoode (Ripley Under Ground; 2005) Clint Eastwood (Flags of Our Fathers; 2006) Simon Brand (Unknown; 2006) Gabriele Muccino (Seven Pounds; 2008) Marc Forby (Princess Kaiulani; 2009) Jon Gunn (Like Dandelion Dust; 2009) George Hickenlooper (Casino Jack; 2010) Joel and Ethan Coen (True Grit; 2010) John Kent Harrison (When Love is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story; 2010) Allen Hughes (Broken City; 2013) Ric Roman Waugh (Snitch; 2013) Gore Verbinski (The Lone Ranger; 2013) Michael Cuesta (Kill the Messenger; 2014) Wes Ball (2; Maze Runner: Scorch Trials; 2015, Maze Runner: Death Cure; 2018) Chris Wedge (Monster Trucks; 2016) George Mendeluk (Bitter Harvest; 2017) Alexandre Aja (Crawl; 2019) Václav Marhoul (The Painted Bird; 2019) Jason Cabell (Running with the Devil; 2019)

Collaborations: Wes Ball - 2

Other notable directors: Steven Spielberg Clint Eastwood Tony Scott Spike Lee Frank Darabont

74. Tim Roth

Actor | Rob Roy

Often mistaken for an American because of his skill at imitating accents, actor Tim Roth was born Timothy Simon Roth on May 14, 1961 in Lambeth, London, England. His mother, Ann, was a teacher and landscape painter. His father, Ernie, was a journalist who had changed the family name from "Smith" to ...

Alan Clarke (Made in Britain; 1982) Stephen Frears (The Hit; 1984) Ray Davies (Return to Waterloo; 1984) Chris Menges (A World Apart; 1988) Agnieszka Holland (To Kill a Priest; 1988) Peter Greenaway (The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, & Her Lover (1989) Robert Altman (Vincent & Theo; 1990) Sabine Prenczina (Farendj; 1990) Tom Stoppard (Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead; 1990) Simon Target (Backsliding; 1992) Quentin Tarantino (3; Reservoir Dogs; 1992, Pulp Fiction; 1994, The Hateful Eight; 2015) Jeff Stanzler (Jumpin at the Boneyard; 1992) Michael Steinberg (Bodies, Rest & Motion; 1993) Angela Pope (Captives; 1994) James Gray (Little Odessa; 1994) Michael Caton-Jones (Rob Roy; 1995) Buddy Giovinazzo (No Way Home; 1996) Woody Allen (Everyone Says I Love You; 1996) Vondie Curtis-Hall (Gridlock’d; 1997) Bill Duke (Hoodlum; 1997) Jonas & Josh Pate (Deceiver; 1997) Michael Di Jiacomo (Animals with the Tollkeeper; 1997) Giuseppe Tornatore (The Legend of 1900; 1998) Wim Wenders (2; The Million Dollar Hotel; 2000, Don’t Come Knocking; 2005) Roland Joffe (Vatel; 2000) Nora Ephron (Lucky Numbers; 2000) Tim Burton (Planet of the Apes; 2001) Werner Herzog (Invincible; 2001) Peter Hyams (The Musketeer; 2001) Keith Snyder (Emmett’s Mark; 2002) Mike Barker (To Kill a King; 2003) Jean Beaudin (Battle of the Brave; 2004) Hans Petter Moland (The Beautiful Country; 2004) John Sayles (Silver City; 2004) Walter Salles (Dark Water; 2005) Francis Ford Coppola (Youth Without Youth; 2007) David Leland (Virgin Territory; 2007) Michael Haneke (Funny Games; 2007) Louis Leterrier (The Incredible Hulk; 2008) Alexandre Rockwell (Pete Smalls is Dead; 2010) Nicholas Jarecki (Arbitrage; 2012) Rufus Norris (Broken; 2012) Eric Rochant (Mobius; 2013) Craig Viveiros (The Liability; 2013) Olivier Dahan (Grace of Monaco; 2014) Frederic Auburtin (United Passions; 2014) Ava DuVernay (Selma; 2014) Ruba Nadda (October Gale; 2015) Gabriel Ripstein (600 Miles; 2015) Michel Franco (Chronic; 2015) Ilya Naishuller (Hardcore Henry; 2015) Paco Cabezas (Mr. Right; 2015) Leif Tilden (1 Mile to You; 2017) James Oakley (The Con is On; 2018) Jonathan Sobol (The Padre; 2018) Julius Onah (Luce; 2019) Francois Girard (The Song of Names; 2019) Tara Woods (QT8: The First Eight; 2019) Mia Hansen-Love (Bergman Island; 2020)

Collaborations: Quentin Tarantino - 3 Wim Wenders - 2

Other notable directors: Ava DuVernay Francis Ford Coppola Werner Herzog Woody Allen James Gray Stephen Frears Michael Caton-Jones Robert Altman

75. John Turturro

Actor | Barton Fink

Highly talented, lightly built American actor who always looks unsettled and jumpy has become a favourite of cult/arthouse film aficionados with his compelling performances in a broad range of cinematic vehicles.

Turturro was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Italian-American parents, Katherine (...

Martin Scorsese (2; Raging Bull; 1980, The Color of Money; 1986) Mark Buntzman (Exterminator 2; 1984) Garry Marshall (The Flamingo Kid; 1984) Susan Seidelman (Desperately Seeking Susan; 1985) William Friedkin (To Live and Die in L.A.; 1985) Woody Allen (Hannah and Her Sisters; 1986) Ron Howard (Gung Ho; 1986) Michael Dinner (Off Beat; 1986) Tony Bill (Five Corners; 1987) Michael Cimino (The Sicilian; 1987) Spike Lee (9; Do the Right Thing; 1989, Mo’ Better Blues; 1990, Jungle Fever; 1991, Clockers; 1995, Girl 6; 1996, He Got Game; 1998, Summer of Sam; 1999, She Hate Me; 2004, Miracles at St. Anna; 2008) Dennis Hopper (Catchfire; 1990) Phil Joanou (State of Grace; 1990) Joel Coen (2; Miller’s Crossing; 1990, Barton Fink; 1991) William Reilly (Men of Respect; 1991) Dennis Dugan (2; Brain Donors; 1992, You Don’t Mess with the Zohan; 2008) Bill Forsyth (Being Human; 1993) Peter Weir (Fearless; 1993) Robert Redford (Quiz Show; 1994) Sam Henry Kass (The Search for One-Eyed Jimmy; 1994) David Salle (Search and Destroy; 1995) Diane Keaton (Unstrung Heroes; 1995) Tom DiCillo (Box of Moonlight; 1996) Allison Anders (Grace of My Heart; 1996) Francesco Rosi (The Truce; 1997) John Dahl (Rounders; 1998) Brandon Cole (O.K. Garage; 1998) Joel and Ethan Coen (2; The Big Lebowski; 1998, Oh, Brother Where Art Thou?; 2000) Michael Di Jiacomo (2;Animals with the Tollkeeper; 1998, Somewhere Tonight; 2011) Tim Robbins (Cradle Will Rock; 1999) Sally Potter (The Man Who Cried; 2000) Peter Askin w/ Douglas McGrath (Company Man; 2000) Arto Paragamian (Two Thousand and None; 2000) Marleen Gorris (The Luzhin Defence; 2000) Henry Selick (Monkeybone; 2001) Jill Sprecher (Thirteen Conversations About One Thing; 2001) Andrew Davis (Collateral Damage; 2002) Steven Brill (Mr. Deeds; 2002) Nicolas Winding Refn (Fear X; 2003) Peter Segal (Anger Management; 2003) Enzo D’Alo (Opopomoz; 2003) Ademir Kenovic (Secret Passage; 2004) David Koepp (Secret Window; 2004) John Canemaker (The Moon and the Son; 2005) Robert De Niro (The Good Shepherd; 2006) Santiago Amigorena (A Few Days in September; 2006) Michael Bay (4; Transformers; 2007, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen; 2009, Transformers: Dark of the Moon; 2011, Transformers: The Last Knight; 2017) Noah Baumbach (Margot and the Wedding; 2007) Anthony Hopkins (Slipstream; 2007) Barry Levinson (What Just Happened; 2008) Tony Scott (The Taking of Pelham 123; 2009) Andrei Konchalovsky (The Nutcracker 3D; 2010) John Lasseter (Cars 2; 2011) Marc Turtletaub (Gods Behaving Badly; 2013) John Slattery (God’s Pocket; 2014) Ridley Scott (Exodus: Gods and Kings; 2014) Nanni Moretti (Mia Madre; 2015) Marco Pontecorvo (Partly Cloudy with Sunny Spells; 2015) Frank Coraci (The Ridiculous 6; 2015) Jonathan Jakubowicz (Hands of Stone; 2016) Gillian Robespierre (Landline; 2017) Sébastian Lelio (Gloria Bell; 2018) Martin Krecji (The True Adventures of Wolfboy; 2019) Matt Reeves (The Batman; 2021)

Collaborations: Spike Lee - 9 Michael Bay - 4 Joel Coen - 4 Joel and Ethan Coen - 2 Michael Di Jiacomo - 2 Dennis Dugan - 2 Martin Scorsese - 2

Other notable directors: Ridley Scott Tony Scott Barry Levinson Noah Baumbach Robert Redford Ron Howard Woody Allen Garry Marshall Peter Weir

76. Jonah Hill

Actor | 21 Jump Street

Jonah Hill was born and raised in Los Angeles, the son of Sharon Feldstein (née Chalkin), a fashion designer and costume stylist, and Richard Feldstein, a tour accountant for Guns N' Roses. He is the brother of music manager Jordan Feldstein and actress Beanie Feldstein. He graduated from ...

David O. Russell (I heart Huckabees; 2004) Judd Apatow (3; The 40-Year-Old Virgin; 2005, Knocked Up; 2007, Funny People; 2009) Nicholaus Goossen (Grandma’s Boy; 2006) Frank Coraci (Click; 2006) Steve Pink (Accepted; 2006) Brad Silberling (10 Items or Less; 2006) Jeffrey Blitz (Rocket Science; 2007) Tom Shadyac (Evan Almighty; 2007) Greg Mottola (Superbad; 2007) Jake Kasdan (Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story; 2007) Fred Wolf (Strange Wilderness; 2008) Jimmy Hayward w/ Steve Martino (Horton Hears a Who; 2008) Nicholas Stoller (2; Forgetting Sarah Marshall; 2008, Get Him to the Greek; 2010) Hart Bochner (Just Add Water; 2008) Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian; 2009) Larry Charles (Bruno; 2009) Ricky Gervais (The Invention of Lying; 2009) Jay & Mark Duplass (Cyrus; 2009) Chris Sanders & Dean DeBlois (How to Train Your Dragon; 2010) Tom McGrath (Megamind; 2010) John Puglisi (Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon; 2010) Bennett Miller (Moneyball; 2011) Tom Owens (Gift of the Night Fury; 2011) David Gordon Green (The Sitter; 2011) Phil Lord & Christopher Miller (3; 21 Jump Street; 2012, The LEGO Movie; 2014, 22 Jump Street; 2014) Akiva Schaffer (The Watch; 2012) Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained; 2012) Seth Rogen w/ Evan Goldberg (This is the End; 2013) Martin Scorsese (Wolf of Wall Street; 2013) Dean DeBlois (2; How to Train Your Dragon 2; 2014, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World; 2019) Rupert Goold (True Story; 2015) Joel and Ethan Coen (Hail, Caesar; 2016) Conrad Vernon w/ Greg Tiernan (Sausage Party; 2016) Todd Phillips (War Dogs; 2016) Chris McKay (The LEGO Batman Movie; 2017) Gus Van Sant (Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot; 2018) Mike Mitchell (The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part; 2019) Harmony Korine (The Beach Bum; 2019)

Collaborations: Phil Lord & Christopher Miller - 3 Judd Apatow - 3 Dean DeBlois - 3 Nicholas Stoller - 2

Other notable directors: Martin Scorsese Joel and Ethan Coen Quentin Tarantino Gus Van Sant Todd Phillips David Gordon Green Chris Sanders Shawn Levy David O. Russell Jake Kasdan Tom Shadyac

77. Channing Tatum

Actor | 21 Jump Street

Channing Tatum was born in a small town, Cullman, Alabama, 50 miles north of Birmingham. He is the son of Kay (Faust), an airline worker, and Glenn Matthew Tatum, who worked in construction. Growing up, he was full of energy and somewhat troublesome, so his parents decided to enroll him in ...

Thomas Carter (Coach Carter; 2005) Barbara Kopple (Havoc; 2005) Steve Boyum (Supercross; 2005) Steven Spielberg (War of the Worlds; 2005) Andy Fickman (She’s the Man; 2006) Anne Fletcher (Step Up; 2006) Dito Montiel (3; A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints; 2006, Fighting; 2009, The Son of No One; 2011) Stuart Townsend (Battle in Seattle; 2007) Jon M. Chu (2; Step Up 2: The Streets; 2008, G.I. Joe: Retaliation; 2013) Kimberly Peirce (Stop-Loss; 2008) Michael Mann (Public Enemies; 2009) Stephen Sommers (G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra; 2009) Lasse Hallstrom (Dear John; 2010) Ron Howard (The Dilemma; 2011) Kevin Macdonald (The Eagle; 2011) Jamie Linden (10 Years; 2011) Steven Soderbergh (4; Haywire; 2011, Magic Mike; 2012, Side Effects; 2013, Logan Lucky; 2017) Michael Sucsy (The Vow; 2012) Phil Lord & Christopher Miller (3; 21 Jump Street; 2012, The LEGO Movie; 2014, 22 Jump Street; 2014) Seth Rogen w/ Evan Goldberg (This is the End; 2013) Roland Emmerich (White House Down; 2013) Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Don Jon; 2013) Bennett Miller (Foxcatcher; 2014) Jorge R. Gutierrez (The Book of Life; 2014) Lana and Lilly Wachowski (Jupiter Ascending; 2015) Gregory Jacobs (Magic Mike XXL; 2015) Quentin Tarantino (The Hateful Eight; 2015) Joel and Ethan Coen (Hail, Caesar; 2016) Chris McKay (The LEGO Batman Movie; 2017) Matthew Vaughn (Kingmen: The Golden Circle; 2017) Karey Kirkpatrick (Smallfoot; 2018) Mike Mitchell (The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part; 2019)

Collaborations: Steven Soderbergh - 4 Phil Lord & Christopher Miller - 3 Dito Montiel - 3 Jon M. Chu - 2

Other notable directors: Quentin Tarantino Joel and Ethan Coen Steven Spielberg Matthew Vaughn Stephen Sommers Roland Emmerich Bennett Miller Ron Howard Lasse Hallstrom The Wachowskis

78. Jude Law

Actor | The Talented Mr. Ripley

Jude Law is an English actor. Law has been nominated for two Academy Awards and continues to build a prolific body of work that spans from early successes such as Gattaca (1997) and The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) to more recent turns as Dr. John Watson in Sherlock Holmes (2009) and Sherlock Holmes:...

Phil O’Shea (The Grace; 1992) Paul W.S. Anderson (Shopping; 1994) Billy Hopkins (I Love You, I Love You Not; 1996) Sean Mathias (Bent; 1997) Brian Gilbert (Wilde; 1997) Andrew Niccol (Gattaca; 1997) Clint Eastwood (Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil; 1997) Charlie Peters (Music from Another Room; 1998) Dominic Anciano w/ Ray Burdis (2; Final Cut; 1998, Love, Honour and Obey; 2000) Po-Chih Leong (The Wisdom of Crocodiles; 1998) David Cronenberg (Existenz; 1999) Antoni Aloy (Presence of Mind; 1999) Anthony Minghella (3; The Talented Mr. Ripley; 1999, Cold Mountain; 2003, Breaking and Entering; 2006) Jean-Jacques Annaud (Enemy at the Gates; 2001) Steven Spielberg (A.I. Artificial Intelligence; 2001) Sam Mendes (Road to Perdition; 2002) David O. Russell (I ❤️ Huckabees; 2003) Charles Shyer (Alfie; 2004) Mike Nichols (Closer; 2004) Martin Scorsese (2; The Aviator; 2004, Hugo; 2011) Kerry Conran (Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow; 2004) Brad Silberling (Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events; 2004) Steven Zaillian (All the King’s Men; 2006) Nancy Meyers (The Holiday; 2006) Wong Kar-wai (My Blueberry Nights; 2007) Kenneth Branagh (Sleuth; 2007) Sally Potter (Rage; 2009) Terry Gilliam (The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus; 2009) Guy Ritchie (3; Sherlock Holmes; 2009, Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows; 2011, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword; 2017) Miguel Sapochnik (Repo Men; 2010) Steven Soderbergh (2; Contagion; 2011, Side Effects; 2013) Fernando Meirelles (360; 2011) Joe Wright (Anna Karenina; 2012) Peter Ramsey (Rise of the Guardians; 2013) Richard Shepard (Dom Hemingway; 2013) Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel; 2014) Kevin Macdonald (Black Sea; 2014) Paul Feig (Spy; 2015) Michael Grandage (Genius; 2016) Brady Corbet (Vox Lux; 2018) David Yates (Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald; 2018) Anna Boden w/ Ryan Fleck (Captain Marvel; 2019) Woody Allen (A Rainy Day in New York; 2019) Sean Durkin (The Nest; 2020) Reed Moreno (The Rhythm Section; 2020)

Collaborations: Guy Ritchie - 3 Anthony Minghella - 3 Martin Scorsese - 2 Steven Soderbergh - 2 Dominic Ansiano - 2 Ray Burdis - 2

Other notable directors: Steven Spielberg Clint Eastwood Woody Allen Wes Anderson Kenneth Branagh Terry Gilliam David O. Russell David Cronenberg Mike Nichols Joe Wright Fernando Meirelles Paul Feig Andrew Niccol

79. Karen Allen

Actress | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Karen Jane Allen was born in Carrollton, rural southern Illinois, to Patricia (Howell), a teacher, and Carroll Thompson Allen, an FBI agent. She spent her first 10 years traveling around the country with her parents and two sisters. She was always "the new girl in school." Acting did not really ...

John Landis (Animal House; 1978) Woody Allen (Manhattan; 1979) Philip Kaufman (The Wanderers; 1979) William Friedkin (Cruising; 1980) Rob Cohen (A Small Circle of Friends; 1980) Steven Spielberg (2; Raiders of the Lost Ark; 1981, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull; 2008) Alan Parker (Shoot the Moon; 1982) Ted Kotcheff (Split Image; 1982) John Carpenter (Starman; 1984) Richard Marquand (Until September; 1984) Pierre-William Glenn (Terminus; 1987) Paul Newman (The Glass Menagerie; 1987) Gilbert Cates (Backfire; 1988) Richard Donner (Scrooged; 1988) Jenny Bowen w/ Kjehl Rasmussen (Animal Behavior; 1989) Ben Jordan (Challenger; 1990) Ian Sharpe (Secret Weapon; 1990) Michael Jenkins (Sweet Talker; 1991) L.A. Luopolo (The Turning; 1992) Spike Lee (Malcolm X; 1992) David Mickey Evans (The Sandlot; 1993) Steven Soderbergh (King of the Hill; 1993) John Mackenzie (Voyage; 1993) Rachel Talalay (Ghost in the Machine; 1993) Allan Kroeker (Hostile Advances; 1996) Scott Winant (Til There Was You; 1997) Brian de Palma w/ Russ Brandt (Falling Sky; 1998) Wolfgang Petersen (The Perfect Storm; 2000) Todd Field (In the Bedroom; 2001) Eric Stoltz (My Horrible Year; 2001) Bart Freundlich (World Traveler; 2001) Zak Tucker (Poster Boy; 2004) James Toback (When Will I Be Loved; 2004) George LaVoo (A Dog Year; 2009) John Gray (White Irish Drinkers; 2010) Robert Harmon (November Christmas; 2010) Mark Kemble (Bad Hart; 2015) Alexander Janko (Year by the Sea; 2016)

Collaborations: Steven Spielberg - 2

Other notable directors: Woody Allen Wolfgang Petersen Brian de Palma Steven Soderbergh Richard Donner William Friedkin John Landis Philip Kaufman Alan Parker John Carpenter Rob Cohen

80. Shia LaBeouf

Actor | Honey Boy

Shia Saide LaBeouf was born in Los Angeles, California, to Shayna (Saide) and Jeffrey Craig LaBeouf, and is an only child. His mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, while his father has Cajun (French) ancestry. His parents are divorced. He started his career by doing stand-up comedy around ...

Efram Potelle w/ Kyle Rankin (The Battle of Shaker Heights; 2003) McG (Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle; 2003) Troy Miller (Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd; 2003) Andrew Davis (Holes; 2003) Alex Proyas (I, Robot; 2004) Bill Paxton (The Greatest Game Ever Played; 2005) Hayao Miyazaki (Nausicaa of The Valley of the Wind; 2005) Francis Lawrence (Constantine; 2005) Emilio Estevez (Bobby; 2006) Dito Montiel (2; A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints; 2006, Man Down; 2015) D.J. Caruso (2; Disturbia; 2007, Eagle Eye; 2008) Ash Bannon w/ Chris Buck (Surf’s Up; 2007) Michael Bay (3; Transformers; 2007, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen; 2009, Transformers: Dark of the Moon; 2011) Steven Spielberg (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull; 2008) Oliver Stone (Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps; 2009) John Hillcoat (Lawless; 2012) Robert Redford (The Company You Keep; 2012) Fredrik Bond (Charlie Countryman; 2013) Lars von Trier (Nymphomaniac; 2013) David Ayer (2; Fury; 2014, The Tax Collector; 2020) Andrea Arnold (American Honey; 2016) Janus Metz Pedersen (Borg vs McEnroe; 2017) Alma Har’el (Honey Boy; 2019) Tyler Nilson w/ Michael Schwartz (The Peanut Butter Falcon; 2019) Kornel Mundruczo (Pieces of a Woman; 2021)

Collaborations: Michael Bay - 3 David Ayer - 2 D.J. Caruso - 2 Dito Montiel - 2

Other notable directors: Steven Spielberg Robert Redford Lars von Trier Hayao Miyazaki Andrew Davis Oliver Stone Francis Lawrence

81. Bruce Altman

Actor | Running Scared

Bruce Altman was born on July 3, 1955 in The Bronx, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Running Scared (2006), Matchstick Men (2003) and Regarding Henry (1991). He has been married to Darcy M. McGraw since 1982. They have one child.

Mike Nichols (Regarding Henry; 1991) Stacy Cochran (My New Gun; 1992) James Foley (2; Glengarry Glen Ross; 1992, Fifty Shades Darker; 2017) Daniel Stern (Rookie of the Year; 1993) Anthony Minghella (Mr. Wonderful; 1993) Mike Figgis (Mr. Jones; 1993) Robert Redford (Quiz Show; 1994) Ron Howard (The Paper; 1994) Michael Pressman (The Gillian on Her 37th Birthday; 1996) James Mangold (2; Cop Land; 1997, Girl, Interrupted; 1999) Nicholas Hytner (The Object of My Affection; 1998) Michael Cuesta (2; L.I.E.; 2001, 12 and Holding; 2005) Roger Michell (2; Changing Lanes; 2002, Morning Glory; 2010) Richard Benjamin (Marci X; 2003) Ridley Scott (Matchstick Men; 2003) Wayne Kramer (Running Scared; 2006) Mort Nathan (Bag Boy; 2007) Marcel Langenegger (Deception; 2008) Jay DiPietro (Peter and Vandy; 2009) Gary Winick (Bride Wars; 2009) Tennyson Bardwell (The Skeptic; 2009) Brian Koppelman w/ David Levien (Solitary Man; 2009) Nancy Meyers (It’s Complicated; 2009) Jay Roach (Game Change; 2012) Nicholas Jarecki (Arbitrage; 2012) Walter Strafford (Kilimanjaro; 2013) Ken Scott (Delivery Man; 2013) Raymond De Felitta (Rob the Mob; 2014) Paul Dalio (Touched with Fire; 2015) Patricia Riggen (Miracles from Heaven; 2016) Michael Tyburski (The Sound of Silence; 2019) Richard Tanne (Chemical Hearts; 2020)

Collaborations: James Foley - 2 James Mangold - 2 Roger Michell - 2 Michael Cuesta - 2

Other notable directors: Nancy Meyers Jay Roach Ridley Scott Ron Howard Robert Redford Mike Nichols Anthony Minghella Mike Figgis

82. John Amos

Actor | Coming to America

A native of New Jersey and son of a mechanic, African-American John Amos has relied on his imposing build, eruptive nature and strong, forceful looks to obtain acting jobs, and a serious desire for better roles to earn a satisfying place in the annals of film and TV. He has found it a constant ...

Richard C. Sarafian (Vanishing Point; 1971) Melvin Van Peebles (Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song; 1971) Robert Scheerer (The World’s Greatest Athlete; 1973) Sidney Poitier (Lets Do It Again; 1975) Gus Trikonis (2; Touched By Love; 1980, Dance of the Dwarfs; 1983) Don Coscarelli (The Beastmaster; 1982) John Badham (American Flyers; 1985) John Landis (Coming to America; 1988) John Flynn (Lock Up; 1989) George A. Romero w/ Dario Argento (Two Evil Eyes; 1990) Renny Harlin (Die Hard 2; 1990) Russell Mulcahy (Ricochet; 1991) John Turturro (Mac; 1993) David A. Prior (Night Trap; 1993) Jason Alexander (For Better or Worse; 1995) Ice Cube (The Players Club; 1998) Cheryl Dunye (My Baby’s Daddy; 2004) Evgeny Lavrentiev (Countdown; 2004) Aleksei Sidorov (Shadowboxing; 2005) Rich Thorne (Dr. Dolittle 3; 2006) Tyler Perry (Madea’s Witness Protection; 2012) Craig Moss (Bad Asses on the Bayou; 2015) Josh and Benny Safdie (Uncut Gems; 2019) Craig Brewer (Coming 2 America; 2020)

Collaborations: Gus Trikonis

Other notable directors: John Landis John Badham Russell Mulcahy Sidney Poitier Richard C. Sarafian Melvin Van Peebles George A. Romero Renny Harlin

83. Anthony Anderson

Actor | The Departed

Anthony Anderson was born on August 15, 1970 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Departed (2006), Transformers (2007) and Kangaroo Jack (2003). He has been married to Alvina Anderson since September 11, 1999. They have two children.

Barry Levinson (Liberty Heights; 1999) Ted Demme (Life; 1999) David Raynr (Trippin’; 1999) Andrzej Bartkowiak (3; Romeo Must Die; 2000, Exit Wounds; 2001, Cradle 2 the Grave; 2003) Raja Gosnell (Big Momma’s House; 2000) Peter & Bobby Farrelly (Me, Myself, & Irene; 2000) John Ottman (Urban Legend: Final Cut; 2000) John Whitesell (2; See Spot Run; 2001, Malibu’s Most Wanted; 2003) Doug McHenry (Kingdom Come; 2001) Mark Brown (Two Can Play That Game; 2001) DJ Pooh (3 Strikes; 2001) Tim Story (Barbershop; 2002) David McNally (Kangaroo Jack; 2003) David Zucker (2; Scary Movie 3; 2003, Scary Movie 4; 2006) Cheryl Dunye (My Baby’s Daddy; 2004) Kevin Allen (Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London; 2004) Danny Leiner (Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle; 2004) Jeffrey W. Byrd (King’s Ransom; 2005) Craig Brewer (Hustle & Flow; 2005) Cory Edwards (Hoodwinked; 2005) Russ Parr (The Last Stand; 2006) Luc Besson (Arthur and the Invisible; 2006) Martin Scorsese (The Departed; 2006) Michael Bay (Transformers; 2007) Alan Poul (The Back-Up Plan; 2010) Ben Stassen (A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventure; 2010) Wes Craven (Scream 4; 2011) David Frankel (The Big Year; 2011) Leone Marucci (The Power of Few; 2012) Peter Segal (Grudge March; 2013) Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (The Town that Dreaded Sundown; 2014) Malcolm D. Lee (Barbershop: The Next Cut; 2016) Eshom Nelms (Small Town Crime; 2017) Timothy Reckart (The Star; 2017) Carlos Saldanha (Ferdinand; 2017) Chris Robinson (Beats; 2019)

Collaborations: Andrzej Bartkowiak - 3 David Zucker - 2 John Whitesell - 2

Other notable directors: Martin Scorsese Wes Craven David Frankel Peter Segal Malcolm D. Lee Michael Bay Luc Besson Barry Levinson Ted Demme

84. Jean-Claude Van Damme

Actor | Double Impact

Van Damme was born Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Brussels, Belgium, to Eliana and Eugène Van Varenberg, an accountant. "The Muscles from Brussels" started martial arts at the age of eleven. His father introduced him to martial arts when he saw his son was ...

Andre Delvaux (Woman Between Wolf and Dog; 1979) William A. Levey (Monaco Forever; 1984) Joel Silberg (Breslin’; 1984) Joseph Zito (Missing in Action; 1984) Corey Yuen (No Retreat, No Surrender; 1986) John McTiernan (2; Predator; 1987, Last Action Hero; 1993) Newt Arnold (Bloodsport; 1988) Eric Karson (Black Eagle; 1988) Albert Pyun (2; Cyborg; 1989, Kickboxer 2; 1991) David Worth (Kickboxer; 1989) Sheldon Lettich (4; Lionheart; 1990, Double Impact; 1991, The Order; 2001, The Hard Corps; 2006) Deran Sarafian (Death Warrant; 1990) Roland Emmerich (Universal Soldier; 1992) Robert Harmon (Nowhere to Run; 1993) John Woo (Hard Target; 1993) Peter Hyams (3; Timecop; 1994, Sudden Death; 1995, Enemies Closer; 2013) Steven E. de Souza (Street Fighter; 1994) Ringo Lam (3; Maximum Risk; 1996, Replicant; 2001, In Hell; 2003) Tsui Hark (2; Double Team; 1997, Knock Up; 1998) Peter MacDonald (Legionnaire; 1998) Mic Rodgers (Universal Soldier: The Return; 1999) John G. Avildsen (Inferno; 1999) Bob Misiorowski (Derailed; 2002) Tristan Aurouet w/ Gilles Lellouche (Narco; 2004) Philippe Martinez (Wake of Death; 2004) Simon Fellows (2; Second in Command; 2006, Until Death; 2007) Omer Faruk Sorak (The Exam; 2006) Isaac Florentine (The Shepherd: Border Patrol; 2008) Frederic Forestier w/ Thomas Langmann (Asterix at the Olympic Games; 2008) Mabrouk el Mechri (JCVD; 2008) John Hyams (3; Universal Soldier: Regeneration; 2009, Dragon Eyes; 2012, Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning; 2012) Jennifer Yuh Nelson (2; Kung Fu Panda 2; 2011, Kung Fu Panda 3; 2016) Ernie Barbarash (3; Assassination Games; 2011, Six Bullets; 2012, Pound of Fish, 2015) Djamel Bensalah (Beur sur la ville; 2011) Maryus Vaysberg (Rzhevsky Versus Napoleon; 2012) Simon West (The Expendables 2; 2012) Dominic Burns (UFO; 2012) Rob Meltzer (Welcome to the Jungle; 2013) Keith Palmer (Swelter; 2014) Da Peng (Jian Bing Man; 2015) Alessandro Carloni (Kung Fu Panda 3; 2016) John Stockwell (Kickboxer: Vengeance; 2016) Peter Malota (Kill Em All; 2017) Dimitri Logothetis (Kickboxer: Retaliation; 2018) Pasha Patriki (Black Water; 2018) Julien Leclercq (The Bouncer; 2018) Kyle Balda (Minions: Rise of Gru; 2021)

Collaborations: Sheldon Lettich - 4 John Hyams - 3 Ernie Barbarash - 3 Ringo Lam - 3 Jennifer Yuh Nelson - 2 Simon Fellows - 2 Tsui Hark - 2 Albert Pyun - 2 John McTiernan - 2

Other notable directors: Simon West John G. Avildsen Peter MacDonald Steven E. De Souza Roland Emmerich John Woo Robert Harmon

85. Steve Carell

Actor | The Office

Steve Carell, one of America's most versatile comics, was born Steven John Carell on August 16, 1962, in Concord, Massachusetts. He is the son of Harriet Theresa (Koch), a psychiatric nurse, and Edwin A. Carell, an electrical engineer. His mother was of Polish descent and his father of Italian and ...

John Hughes (Curly Sue; 1991) Louis C.K. (Tomorrow Night; 1998) Stephen Gyllenhaal (Homegrown; 1998) Tom Shadyac (2; Bruce Almighty; 2003, Evan Almighty; 2007) Joe Nussbaum (Sleepover; 2004) Adam McKay (4; Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy; 2004, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues; 2013, The Big Short; 2015, Vice; 2018) Woody Allen (2; Melinda and Melinda; 2005, Cafe Society; 2016) Nora Ephron (Bewitched; 2005) Judd Apatow (2; The 40 Year Old Virgin; 2005, Knocked Up; 2007) Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris (2; Little Miss Sunshine; 2006, Battle of the Sexes; 2017) Tim Johnson w/ Karey Kirkpatrick (Over the Hedge; 2006) Peter Hedges (Dan in Real Life; 2007) Jimmy Hayward & Steve Martino (Horton Hears a Who; 2008) Peter Segal (Get Smart; 2008) Shawn Levy (Date Night; 2010) Pierre Coffin (4) w/ Chris Renaud (2; Despicable Me; 2010, Despicable Me 2; 2013, Minions; 2015, Despicable Me 3; 2017) Jay Roach (Dinner for Schmucks; 2010) Glenn Ficarra w/ John Requa (Crazy, Stupid, Love; 2011) Lorene Scafaria (Seeking a Friend for the End of the World; 2012) David Frankel (Hope Springs; 2012) Don Scardino (The Incredible Burt Wonderstone; 2013) Nat Faxon w/ Jim Rash (The Way Way Back; 2013) Miguel Arteta (Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; 2014) Bennett Miller (Foxcatcher; 2014) Kyle Balda (3; Minions; 2015, Despicable Me 3; 2017, Minions: The Rise of Gru) Peter Sollett (Freeheld; 2015) Josh Greenbaum (Too Funny to Fail; 2017) Richard Linklater (Last Flag Flying; 2017) Felix van Groeningen (Beautiful Boy; 2018) Robert Zemeckis (Welcome to Marwen; 2018) Jon Stewart (Irresistible; 2020)

Collaborations: Adam McKay - 4 Pierre Coffin - 4 Kyle Balda - 3 Tom Shadyac - 2 Woody Allen - 2 Chris Renaud - 2 Jonathan Dayton - 2 Valerie Faris - 2 Judd Apatow - 2

Other notable directors: Robert Zemeckis Richard Linklater Bennett Miller David Frankel Shawn Levy Jay Roach Nora Ephron John Hughes Stephen Gyllenhaal

86. Billy Zane

Actor | Titanic

William George Zane, better known as Billy Zane, was born on February 24, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, to Thalia (Colovos) and William Zane, both of Greek ancestry. His parents were amateur actors and managed a medical technical school. Billy has an older sister, actress and singer Lisa Zane. Billy ...

Robert Zemeckis (2; Back to the Future; 1985, Back to the Future Part II; 1989) Stephen Herek (Critters; 1986) Charles Braverman (Brotherhood of Justice; 1986) Valerie Breiman (Going Overboard; 1989) Phillip Noyce (Dead Calm; 1989) Peter Lehner (Megaville; 1990) Michael Caton-Jones (Memphis Belle; 1990) Andre R. Gutfreund (Femme Fatale; 1991) Rafael Eisenman (Lake Consequence; 1992) Sally Potter (Orlando; 1992) Luis Llosa (Sniper; 1993) Mario Van Peebles (Posse; 1993) John Singleton (Poetic Justice; 1993) George P. Cosmatos (Tombstone; 1993) Jon Purdy (Reflections on a Crime; 1994) Ezio Greggio (The Silence of the Hams; 1994) Elliot Silverstein (Flashfire; 1994) Norman Jewison (Only You; 1994) Strathford Hamilton (The Set-Up; 1995) Ernest Dickerson (Demon Knight; 1995) Simon Wincer (The Phantom; 1996) Jim Wilson (Head Above Water; 1996) Alan Eastman (Danger Zone; 1996) Michael Oblowitz (This World, Then the Fireworks; 1997) James Cameron (Titanic; 1997) Aris Iliopolis (I Woke Up Early the Day I Died; 1998) John Landis (Susan’s Plan; 1998) Bradley Raymond w/ Tom Ellery (Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World; 1998) Ben Stiller (2; Zoolander; 2001, Zoolander 2; 2016) Henry Bean (The Believer; 2001) Roman Coppola (CQ; 2001) Sam Pillsbury (Morgan’s Ferry; 2001) Christian McIntire (Silent Warning; 2003) Michael D. Sellers (Vlad; 2003) Gorman Bechard (The Kiss; 2003) John Sayles (Silver City; 2004) Charley Stadler (Dead Fish; 2005) Andrzej Sekula (The Pleasure Drivers; 2005) Uwe Boll (2; BloodRayne; 2005, Darfur; 2009) Colin Teague (The Last Drop; 2006) Stewart Raffill (Survival Island; 2006) Serdar Akar w/ Sadullah Senturk (Valley of the Wolves: Iraq; 2006) Bennett Joshua Davlin (Memory; 2006) John Kalangis (The Mad; 2007) Alki David w/ Michael Greenspan (Fishtales; 2007) Jesse Johnson (Alien Agent; 2007) Stephen Manuel (Perfect Hideout; 2008) Glen Pitre (The Man Who Came Back; 2008) Robert Iscove (Love N Dancing; 2009) Terence Daw (Surviving Evil; 2009) Timothy Bond (Blue Seduction; 2009) Yorgos Noussias (Evil: In the Time of Heroes; 2009) Paul Breuls (The Hessen Affair; 2009) Stuart Cooper (Magic Man; 2010) Dan Garcia (Enemies Among Us; 2010) Christian E. Christiansen (The Roommate; 2011) Claudio Fah (2; Sniper: Reloaded; 2011, Sniper: Ultimate Kill; 2017) Paris Leonti (Mercenaries; 2011) Giles Borg (Flutter; 2011) Lucius C. Kuert (Mysteria; 2011) Roel Raine (The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption; 2012) Rebecca Thomas (Electrick Children; 2012) Charles Randolph-Wright (Mama, I Want to Sing; 2012) Nika Agiashvili (A Green Story; 2012) Bernard Rose (Two Jacks; 2012) Gabriela Tagliavini (Border Run; 2012) Frank Merle (The Employer; 2012) Giorgio Serafini w/ Shawn Sourgose (Blood of Redemption; 2013) Mark Jones (Scorned; 2014) B. Harrison Smith (Zombie Killers: Elephant’s Graveyard; 2015) Robert Adetuyi (Trouble Sleeping; 2015) Riz Story (A Winter Rose; 2016) Pat Williams (Dead Rising: Endgame; 2016) Don Michael Paul (Sniper: Ghost Shooter; 2016) Geoff Anderson (The Adventure Club; 2016) Bruce Macdonald (Samson; 2018) Etan Cohen (Holmes & Watson; 2018) Van Ling (Cliffs of Freedom; 2019)

Collaborations: Ben Stiller - 2 Uwe Boll - 2 Robert Zemeckis - 2 Claudio Fah - 2

Other notable directors: James Cameron George P. Cosmatos John Sayles Phillip Noyce Stephen Herek Michael Caton-Jones Sally Potter Simon Wincer John Landis John Singleton Mario Van Peebles Norman Jewison Roman Coppola

87. Forest Whitaker

Actor | The Last King of Scotland

Forest Steven Whitaker has packaged a king-size talent into his hulking 6' 2", 220 lb. frame. He won an Academy Award for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the film The Last King of Scotland (2006), and has also won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA. He is the fourth African-American male to...

Nick Castle (Tag: The Assassination Game; 1982) Amy Heckerling (Fast Times at Ridgemont High; 1982) Harold Becker (Vision Quest; 1985) Martin Scorsese (The Color of Money; 1986) Oliver Stone (Platoon; 1986) John Badham (Stakeout; 1987) Barry Levinson (Good Morning, Vietnam; 1987) Newt Arnold (Bloodsport; 1988) Clint Eastwood (Bird; 1988) Walter Hill (Johnny Handsome; 1989) Richard Benjamin (Downtown; 1990) Roy London (Diary of a Hitman; 1991) Bill Duke (A Rage in Harlem; 1991) Howard Deutch (Article 99; 1992) Neil Jordan (The Crying Game; 1992) Alan J. Pakula (Consenting Adults; 1992) Nick Mead (Bank Robber; 1993) Abel Ferrera (2; Body Snatchers; 1993, Mary; 2005) Stephen Hopkins (Blown Away; 1994) Robert Altman (Pret-a-Porter; 1994) Doug McHenry (Jason’s Lyric; 1994) Roger Donaldson (Species; 1995) Wayne Wang w/ Paul Auster (Smoke; 1995) Jon Turtletaub (Phenomenon; 1996) Robert Patton-Spruill (Body Count; 1998) Jim Jarmusch (Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai; 1999) Craig Bolotin (Light It Up; 1999) Richard Pearce (Witness Protection; 1999) Roger Christian (Battlefield Earth; 2000) Paul Rachman (Four Dogs Playing Poker; 2000) John Irvin (The Fourth Angel; 2001) Timothy Linh Bui (2; Green Dragon; 2001, Powder Blue; 2009) David Fincher (Panic Room; 2002) Joel Schumacher (Phone Booth; 2002) Vadim Jean (Jiminy Glick in Lalawood; 2004) Baltasar Kormakur (A Little Trip to Heaven; 2005) Aric Avelino (American Gun; 2005) Mark Rydell (Even Money; 2006) Jordan Barker (The Marsh; 2006) Christopher Reeve w/ Daniel St. Pierre and Colin Brady (Everyone’s Hero; 2006) Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland; 2006) Jieho Lee (The Air I Breathe; 2007) Denzel Washington (The Great Debaters; 2007) Pete Travis (Vantage Point; 2008) David Ayer (Street Kings; 2008) Guillaume Ivernel w/ Arthur Qwak (Dragon Hunters; 2008) Rowan Woods (Winged Creatures; 2008) Spike Jonze (Where the Wild Things Are; 2009) Tim Story (Hurricane Season; 2009) Miguel Sapochnik (Repo Man; 2010) Benoit Philippon (Lullaby for Pi; 2010) Olivier Dahan (My Own Love Song; 2010) Paul T. Scheuring (The Experiment; 2010) Rick Famuyiwa (2; Our Family Wedding; 2010, Dope; 2015) Aaron Harvey (Catch .44; 2011) Jessy Terrero (Freelancers; 2012) Damian Lee (A Dark Truth; 2012) Stephane Aubier w/ Vincent Patar and Benjamin Renner; 2012) Kim Jee-Won (The Last Stand; 2013) Jerome Salle (Zulu; 2013) David A. Armstrong (Pawn; 2013) Lee Daniels (The Butler; 2013) Kasi Lemmons (Black Nativity; 2013) Scott Cooper (Out of the Furnace; 2013) Philippe Caland (Repentance; 2013) Rachid Bouchareb (Two Men in Town; 2014) Olivier Megaton (Taken 3; 2014) Antoine Fuqua (Southpaw; 2015) Denis Villeneuve (Arrival; 2016) Gareth Edwards (Rogue One; 2016) Boots Riley (Sorry to Bother You; 2017) Andrew Heckler (Burden; 2017) Roland Joffe (The Forgiven; 2017) Ryan Coogler (Black Panther; 2017) David M. Rosenthal (How It Ends; 2017) Brad Furman (City of Lies; 2017) Mark Steven Johnson (Finding Steve McQueen; 2019) David E. Talbert (Jingle Jangle; 2020) Liesl Tommy (Respect; 2020)

Collaborations: Abel Ferrara - 2 Rick Famuyiwa - 2 Timothy Linh Bui - 2

Other notable directors: Ryan Coogler Denis Villeneuve Martin Scorsese Alan J. Pakula Robert Altman David Fincher David Ayer Amy Heckerling Gareth Edwards Oliver Stone Barry Levinson Clint Eastwood Walter Hill Joel Schumacher Scott Cooper

88. Catherine Keener

Actress | Capote

Catherine Keener is an American actress, Oscar-nominated for her roles in the independent films Being John Malkovich (1999) and Capote (2005). Acclaimed in her community for her quirky roles in independent film and mainstream such as The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Keener got her start as a casting ...

Edward Zwick (About Last Night; 1986) Don Coscarelli (Survival Quest; 1989) Dennis Hopper (Catchfire; 1990) Blake Edwards (Switch; 1991) Tom DiCillo (4; Johnny Suede; 1991, Living in Oblivion; 1995, Box of Moonlight; 1996, The Real Blonde; 1997) Allan Moyle (The Gun in Betty Lou’s Handbag; 1992) Bill Duke (The Cemetery Club; 1993) Nicole Holofcener (5; Walking and Talking; 1996, Lovely & Amazing; 2001, Money With Friends; 2006, Please Give; 2010, Enough Said; 2013) Stacy Cochran (Boys; 1996) Steven Soderbergh (2; Out of Sight; 1998, Full Frontal; 2002) Neil LaBute (Your Friends & Neighbors; 1998) Joel Schumacher (8mm; 1999) Matthew Warchus (Simpatico; 1999) Spike Jonze (3; Being John Malkovich; 1999, Adaptation; 2002, Where the Wild Things Are; 2009) Danny DeVito (Death to Smoochy; 2002) Andrew Niccol (Simone; 2002) Rebecca Miller (The Ballad of Jack and Rose; 2005) Sydney Pollack (The Interpreter; 2005) Judd Apatow (The 40 Year Old Virgin; 2005) Bennett Miller (Capote; 2005) Tommy O’Haver (An American Crime; 2007) Sean Penn (Into the Wild; 2007) Andrew Fleming (Hamlet 2; 2008) Barry Levinson (What Just Happened; 2008) Charlie Kaufman (Synecdoche, New York; 2008) Michael Winterbottom (Genova; 2008) Joe Wright (The Soloist; 2009) Jay & Mark Duplass (Cyrus; 2010) Chris Columbus (Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief; 2010) David Schwimmer (Trust; 2010) Julian Fareno (The Oranges; 2011) Bruce Beresford (Peace, Love and Misunderstanding; 2011) Carter (Maladies; 2012) Yaron Zilberman (A Late Quartet; 2012) Chris Sanders w/ Kirk DeMicco (The Croods; 2013) Jeff Tremaine (Bad Grandpa; 2013) Paul Greengrass (Captain Phillips; 2013) Mark Jackson (War Story; 2014) John Carney (Begin Again; 2014) Charles Biname (Elephant Song; 2014) David O. Russell (Accidental Love; 2015) Alan Gilsenan (Unless; 2016) Jordan Peele (Get Out; 2017) Courtney Moorehead Balaker (Little Pink House; 2017) Peer Pedersen (We Don’t Belong Here; 2017) Sacha Gervasi (November Criminals; 2017) Mark Pellington (Nostalgia; 2018) Brad Bird (Incredibles 2; 2018) Stefano Sollima (Sicario: Day of the Soldado; 2018) Joel Crawford (The Croods 2; 2020)

Collaborations: Nicole Holofcener - 5 Tom DiCillo - 4 Spike Jonze - 3 Steven Soderbergh - 2

Other notable directors: Jordan Peele Brad Bird David O. Russell Paul Greengrass Chris Columbus Sean Penn Barry Levinson Joel Schumacher Joe Wright Judd Apatow Sydney Pollack Edward Zwick Bruce Beresford

89. Kathy Bates

Actress | Misery

Multi-talented Kathleen Doyle Bates was born on June 28, 1948, and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She is the youngest of three girls born to Bertye Kathleen (Talbot), a homemaker, and Langdon Doyle Bates, a mechanical engineer. Her grandfather was author Finis L. Bates. Kathy has English, as well as...

Milos Forman (Taking Off; 1971) Ulu Grosbard (Straight Time; 1978) Robert Altman (Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean; 1982) John Herzfeld (Two of a Kind; 1983) Sidney Lumet (The Morning After; 1986) Michie Gleason (Summer Heat; 1987) Jimmy Huston (My Best Friend is a Vampire; 1987) Bud Yorkin (Arthur 2: On the Rocks; 1988) John David Coles (Signs of Life; 1989) Paul Brickman (Men Don’t Leave; 1990) Warren Beatty (Dick Tracy; 1990) Luis Mandoki (White Palace; 1990) Rob Reiner (3; Misery; 1990, North; 1994, Rumor Has It; 2005) Woody Allen (Shadows and Fog; 1991) Hector Babenco (At Play in the Fields of the Lord; 1991) Jon Avnet (Fried Green Tomatoes; 1991) Athol Fagard w/ Peter Goldsmid (The Road to Mecca; 1992) Norman Rene (Prelude to a Kiss; 1992) Beeban Kidron (2; Used People; 1992, Swept from the Sea; 1997) Tony Bill (A Home of Our Own; 1993) Sam Shepard (Curse of the Starving Class; 1994) Taylor Hackford (Dolores Claiborne; 1995) Patrick Read Johnson (Angus; 1995) Jeremiah Chechik (Diabolique; 1996) Emilio Estevez (The War at Home; 1996) James Cameron (Titanic; 1997) Mike Nichols (Primary Colors; 1998) Frank Coraci (2; The Waterboy; 1998, Around the World in 80 Days; 2004) Steven Zaillian (A Civil Action; 1998) Shirley MacLaine (Bruno; 2000) Jerry Zucker (Rat Race; 2001) Les Mayfield (American Outlaws; 2001) Todd Louiso (Love Liza; 2002) Tom Shadyac (Dragonfly; 2002) Alexander Payne (About Schmidt; 2002) P.J. Hogan (Unconditional Love; 2002) Nick Hurran (Little Black Book; 2004) Ezekiel Norton (Popeye’s Voyage: The Quest for Pappy; 2004) Wendy Apple (The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing; 2004) Mary McGuckian (The Bridge of San Luis Rey; 2004) Tom Dey (Failure to Launch; 2006) Greg Glienna (Relative Strangers; 2006) Christopher N. Rowley (Bonneville; 2006) Gary Winick (Charlotte’s Web; 2006) Simon J. Smith w/ Steve Hickner (Bee Movie; 2007) David Dobkin (Fred Claus; 2007) Chris Weitz (The Golden Compass; 2007) Richard LaGravenese (P.S. I Love You; 2007) Robert Zappia (Christmas is Here Again; 2007) Tyler Perry (The Family That Preys; 2008) Scott Derrickson (The Day

90. Kevin Anderson

Actor | Orphans

KEVIN ANDERSON has been a Steppenwolf Theatre Ensemble member for 35 years. He recently wrapped up the world premiere production of Tracy Letts's "THE MINUTES", a scathing political satire, directed by Tracy's longtime collaborator "AUGUST OSAGE COUNTY" director Anna Shapiro, and co-starring fellow...

Paul Brickman (Risky Business; 1983) Alan J. Pakula (Orphans; 1987) Gary Sinise (Miles from Home; 1988) Norman Jewison (In Country; 1989) Joseph Ruben (Sleeping with the Enemy; 1991) Mike Figgis (Liebestraum; 1991) Danny DeVito (Hoffa; 1992) Warren Leight (The Night We Never Met; 1993) Philip Kaufman (Rising Sun; 1993) Jocelyn Moorhouse (A Thousand Acres; 1997) Tim Blake Nelson (Eye of God; 1997) William Nicholson (Firelight; 1997) Bill Forsyth (Gregory’s Two Girls; 1999) Randy Redroad (The Doe Boy; 2001) Scott Reynolds (When Strangers Appear; 2001) Gary Winick (Charlotte’s Web; 2006) Don Mancini (Curse of Chucky; 2013) Al Pacino (Salome; 2013) Randall Wallace (Heaven Is for Real; 2014)

Collaborations: none

Notable directors: Danny DeVito Mike Figgis Philip Kaufman Alan J. Pakula Norman Jewison Tim Blake Nelson

91. Adam Baldwin

Actor | Serenity

Adam Baldwin was born on February 27, 1962 in Winnetka, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for Serenity (2005), Independence Day (1996) and Full Metal Jacket (1987). He has been married to Ami Julius since 1988. They have three children.

Tony Bill (My Bodyguard; 1980) Robert Redford (Ordinary People; 1980) Joel Schumacher (D.C. Cab; 1983) James Foley (Reckless; 1984) Stanley Kubrick (Full Metal Jacket; 1987) Fred Walton (Hadley’s Rebellion; 1987) Eric Red (Cohen and Tate; 1989) Keith Gordon (The Chocolate War; 1989) John Irvin (Next to Kin; 1989) Stephen Hopkins (Predator 2; 1990) Irwin Winkler (Guilty by Suspicion; 1991) Marc Rocco (Where the Day Takes You; 1992) Richard Donner (Radio Flyer; 1992) Luis Llosa (Eight Hundred Leagues Down the Amazon; 1993) Duane Clark (Bitter Harvest; 1993) Gail Harvey (Cold Sweat; 1994) Lawrence Kasdan (Wyatt Earp; 1994) Jocelyn Moorhead (How to Make an American Quilt; 1995) Roland Emmerich (2; Independence Day; 1996, The Patriot; 2000) Fred Gallo (Starquest II; 1997) Bradford May (Gargantua; 1998) Lyndon Chubbuck (The Right Temptation; 2000) Michael Polish (Jackpot; 2001) Randall Fontana (Farewell, My Love; 2001) Heywood Gould (Double Bang; 2001) Mark L. Lester (Betrayal; 2003) Alki David (The Freediver; 2004) Mark Atkins (Evil Eyes; 2004) John Putch (Ths Poseidon Adventure; 2005) Joss Whedon (Serenity; 2005) Jeremy Kasten (The Thirst; 2006) Giancarlo Esposito (Gospel Hill; 2008) Steven Brill (Drillbit Taylor; 2008) Gregory Dark (Little Fish, Strange Pond; 2009) Richard Gabai (InSight; 2011) Joe Pearson (War of the Worlds: Goliath; 2012) Vincent D’Onofrio (The Kid; 2019)

Collaborations: Roland Emmerich - 2

Other notable directors: Robert Redford Joel Schumacher Stanley Kubrick James Foley Irwin Winkler Stephen Hopkins Lawrence Kasdan Richard Donner Joss Whedon

92. Stephen Baldwin

Actor | The Usual Suspects

Stephen Baldwin was born on May 12, 1966 in Massapequa, Long Island, New York, USA as Stephen Andrew Baldwin. He is an actor and producer, known for The Usual Suspects (1995), Bio-Dome (1996) and The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000). He has been married to Kennya Baldwin since June 10, 1990. ...

Michael Seresin (Homeboy; 1988) Kevin Reynolds (The Beast; 1988) Uli Edel (Last Exit to Brooklyn; 1989) Brian de Palma (Casualties of War; 1989) Oliver Stone (Born on the Fourth of July; 1989) Mike Binder (Crossing the Bridge; 1992) Mario Van Peebles (Posse; 1993) Duane Clark (Bitter Harvest; 1993) Andrew Fleming (Threesome; 1994) John G. Avildsen (8 Seconds; 1994) Gillies MacKinnon (A Simple Twist of Fate; 1994) Alan Rudolph (Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle; 1994) Paul Warner (Fall Time; 1995) Bryan Singer (The Usual Suspects; 1995) Jeff Celentano (Under the Hula Moon; 1995) Jason Bloom (Bio-Dome; 1996) Kevin Hooks (Fled; 1996) George Sluizer (Crimetime; 1996) Tamra Davis (Half Baked; 1998) Ken Sanzel (Scar City; 1998) Bruno Barreto (One Tough Cop; 1998) George Haas (Friends & Lovers; 1999) Mike Binder (The Sex Monster; 1999) John Flynn (2; Absence of Good; 1999, Protection; 2001) Damian Harris (Mercy; 2000) Brian Levant (The Flintstones of Viva Rock Vegas; 2000) Allan Moyle (XChange; 2000) Kari Skogland (Zebra Lounge; 2001) Mark S. Grenier (Dead Awake; 2001) Steve Boyum (Slap Shot: Breaking the Ice; 2002) Christine McIntire w/ Bill Lundy (Silent Warnings; 2003) Jim Wynorski (Lost Treasure; 2003) William Webb (Target; 2004) Kevin Downes (Six: The Mark Unleashed; 2004) Tim Chey (The Genius Club; 2006) David Dobkin (Fred Claus; 2007) Rocco DeVilliers (The Flyboys; 2008) Danny Lerner (Shark in Venice; 2008) Amit Gupta (Let the Game Begin; 2010) John Kafka w/ Yoon-suk Choy (Dino Time; 2012) Steve Race (I’m In Love with a Church Girl; 2013) Carey Scott (Faith of Our Fathers; 2015) Hasan Karacadag (Magi; 2016) Aneesh Daniel (The Least of Three: The Graham Staines Story; 2019)

Collaborations: John Flynn - 2

Other notable directors: Bryan Singer Brian de Palma Oliver Stone Mike Binder Mario Van Peebles John G. Avildsen Alan Rudolph David Dobkin

93. William Baldwin

Actor | Sliver

William Baldwin has distinguished himself as an actor/producer/writer who continues to showcase his multitude of talents in the world of film and television.

Baldwin has a busy year ahead starring in several high-profile upcoming projects. He is currently travelling the world shooting back-to-back ...

Oliver Stone (Born on the Fourth of July; 1989) Mike Figgis (Internal Affairs; 1990) Joel Schumacher (Flatliners; 1990) Ron Howard (Backdraft; 1991) Yurek Bogayevicz (Three of Hearts; 1993) Phillip Noyce (Sliver; 1993) Joshua Brand (A Pyromaniac’s Love Story; 1995) Andrew Sipes (Fair Game; 1995) Reb Braddock (Curdled; 1996) Warren Beatty (Bulworth; 1998) Raul Ruiz (Shattered Image; 1998) John Bruno (Virus; 1999) Jeff Celentano (Primary Suspect; 2000) Eric Styles (Relative Values; 2000) Heywood Gould (Double Bang; 2001) Robert Moresco (One Eyed King; 2001) Allan Moyle (Say Nothing; 2001) Brian Burns (You Stupid Man; 2002) Marc S. Grenier (Red Rover; 2003) Bryan Goeres (Art Heist; 2004) Noah Baumbach (The Squid and the Whale; 2005) Kurt Voelker (Park; 2007) Alfredo de Villa (Adrift in Manhattan; 2007) Caroline Zelder (A Plumm Summer; 2007) Henry Bean (Noise; 2007) Nicholas Stoller (Forgetting Sarah Marshall; 2008) Derick Martini (Lymelife; 2008) Sam Liu w/ Lauren Montgomery (Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths; 2010) Namrata Singh Gujral (1 a Minute; 2010) Duncan MacNeillie (Jock the Hero Dog; 2011) John Kafka w/ Yoon-suk Choy (Dino Time; 2012) Peter Engert (Aftermath; 2014) Boaz Dvir (A Wing and a Prayer; 2015) Louis Nero (The Broken Key; 2017) Andrzej Bartkowiak (Maximum Impact; 2017) Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego (Backdraft 2; 2019)

Collaborations: none

Notable directors: Ron Howard Oliver Stone Mike Figgis Joel Schumacher Phillip Noyce Warren Beatty Allan Moyle Noah Baumbach Nicholas Stoller

94. Eric Balfour

Actor | Haven

Eric Balfour was born on April 24, 1977 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Eric Salter Balfour. He is an actor and producer, known for Haven (2010), Six Feet Under (2001) and 24 (2001). He has been married to Erin Chiamulon since May 30, 2015. They have one child.

Raul Ruiz (Shattered Images; 1996) George Huang (Trojan War; 1997) Deborah Kaplan w/ Harry Elfont (Can’t Hardly Wait; 1998) Eric Stanze (Scrapbook; 1999) Nancy Meyers (What Women Want; 2000) Joe Roth (America’s Sweethearts; 2001) Tim McCanlies (Secondhand Lions; 2003) Marcus Nispel (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre; 2003) F. Gary Gray (Be Cool; 2005) Clement Virgo (Lie with Me; 2005) Curtis Hanson (In Her Shoes; 2005) Maryus Vaysberg (The Elder Son; 2006) Larry Bishop (Hell Ride; 2008) Frank Miller (The Spirit; 2008) Bill Corcoran (Rise of the Gargoyles; 2009) David Mackenzie (Spread; 2009) Jonas Akerlund (Horsemen; 2009) Greg and Colin Strause (Skyline; 2010) Stephen T. Kay (Cell 213; 2011) Adam MacDonald (Backcountry; 2014)

Collaborations: none

Notable directors: Curtis Hanson Nancy Meyers Frank Miller F. Gary Gray Joe Roth David Mackenzie

95. Bob Balaban

Actor | Gosford Park

Bob Balaban was born on August 16, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert Elmer Balaban. He is an actor and director, known for Gosford Park (2001), A Mighty Wind (2003) and Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977). He has been married to Lynn Grossman since April 1, 1977. They have two children.

John Schlesinger (Midnight Cowboy; 1969) Fred Coe (Me, Natalie; 1969) Stuart Hagmann (The Strawberry Statement; 1970) Mike Nichols (Catch-22; 1970) John Erman (Making It; 1971) Gower Champion (Bank Shot; 1974) Milton Katselas (Report to the Commissioner; 1975) Steven Spielberg (Close Encounters of the Third Kind; 1977) Claudia Weill (Girlfriends; 1978) Ken Russell (Altered States; 1980) Sidney Lumet (Prince of the City; 1981) Sydney Pollack (Absence of Malice; 1981) John Badham (Whose Life Is It Anyway; 1981) Peter Hyams (2010: The Year We Make Contact; 1984) Jay Russell (End of the Line; 1987) John Frankenheimer (Dead Bang; 1989) Woody Allen (2; Alice; 1990, Deconstructing Harry; 1997) Jodie Foster (Little Man Tate; 1991) Tim Robbins (2; Bob Roberts; 1992, Cradle Will Rock; 1999) E. Max Frye (Amos & Andrew; 1993) Barry Sonnenfeld (For Love or Money; 1993) Jonathan Lynn (Greedy; 1994) Paul Weiland (City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly’s Gold; 1994) Bryan Gordon (Pie in the Sky; 1996) Christopher Guest (5; Waiting for Guffman; 1996, Best in Show; 2000, A Mighty Wind; 2003) Armin Mueller-Stahl (Conversation with the Beast; 1996, For Your Consideration; 2006, Mascots; 2016) Jill Sprecher (2; Clockwatchers; 1997, Thin Ice; 2011) Peter Kassovitz (Jakob the Liar; 1999) Damon Santostefano (Three to Tango; 1999) Gore Verbinski (The Mexican; 2001) Terry Zwigoff (Ghost World; 2001) Robert Altman (Gosford Park; 2001) Frank Darabont (The Majestic; 2001) Kevin Donovan (The Tuxedo; 2002) Tom Cairns (Marie and Bruce; 2004) Bennett Miller (Capote; 2005) Bart Freundlich (Trust the Man; 2005) M. Night Shyamalan (Lady in the Water; 2006) Justin Theroux (Dedication; 2007) Ken Kwapis (License to Wed; 2007) Scott Hicks (No Reservations; 2007) Sally Potter (Rage; 2009) Rob Epstein w/ Jeffrey Friedman (Howl; 2010) Bibo Bergeron (A Monster in Paris; 2011) Wes Anderson (4; Moonrise Kingdom; 2012, The Grand Budapest Hotel; 2014, Isle of Dogs; 2018, The French Dispatch; 2020) Shari Springer Berman w/ Robert Pulcini (Girl Most Likely; 2012) John Turturro (Fading Gigolo; 2013) George Clooney (The Monuments Men; 2014) Kent Jones (Hitchcock/Truffant; 2015) Osgood Perkins (I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House; 2016) Daniel Adams (An L.A. Minute; 2018)

Collaborations: Wes Anderson - 4 Christopher Guest - 5 Jill Sprecher - 2 Woody Allen - 2 Tim Robbins - 2

Other notable directors: Steven Spielberg M. Night Shyamalan Frank Darabont Gore Verbinski Barry Sonnenfeld John Schlesinger John Frankenheimer Sydney Pollack Sidney Lumet Mike Nichols John Badham

96. Jason Bateman

Actor | Arrested Development

Jason Bateman is an American film and television actor, known for his role as Michael Bluth on the television sitcom Arrested Development (2003), as well as his role on Valerie (1986).

He was born in Rye, New York. His father, Kent Bateman, from a Utah-based family, is a film and television director...

Christopher Leitch (Teen Wolf Too; 1987) Chris Thomson (Moving Target; 1988) Stan Dragoti (Necessary Roughness; 1991) Neal Israel (Breaking the Rules; 1992) Jeff Franklin (Love Stinks; 1999) Danny Comden (Sol Goode; 2001) Roger Kumble (The Sweetest Thing; 2002) Todd Phillips (Starsky & Hutch; 2004) Rawson Marshall Thurber (2; Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story; 2004, Central Intelligence; 2016) Peyton Reed (The Break-Up; 2006) Luc Besson (Arthur And The Invisibles; 2006) Jesse Peretz (The Ex; 2006) Joe Carnahan (Smokin’ Aces; 2007) Peter Berg (2; The Kingdom; 2007, Hancock; 2008) Jason Reitman (2; Juno; 2007, Up in the Air; 2009) Zach Helm (Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporiam; 2007) Steven Conrad (The Promotion; 2008) Nicholas Stoller (Forgetting Sarah Marshall; 2008) Ben Stiller (Tropic Thunder; 2008) Kevin Macdonald (State of Play; 2009) Ricky Gervais w/ Matthew Robinson (The Invention of Lying; 2009) Mike Judge (Extract; 2009) Peter Billingsley (Couples Retreat; 2009) Josh Gordon w/ Will Speck (2; The Switch; 2010, Office Christmas Party; 2016) Greg Mottola (Paul; 2011) Seth Gordon (2; Horrible Bosses; 2011, Identity Thief; 2013) David Dobkin (The Change-Up; 2011) Dax Shepard w/ David Palmer (Hit and Run; 2012) Morgan Spurlock (Mansome; 2012) Henry Alex Rubin (Disconnect; 2012) Peter Glanz (The Longest Week; 2014) Shawn Levy (This Is Where I Leave You; 2014) Sean Anders (Horrible Bosses 2; 2014) Daniel Junge w/ Kief Davidson (A Lego Documentary; 2014) Joel Edgerton (The Gift; 2015) Byron Howard w/ Rich Moore (Zootopia; 2016) John Francis Daley w/ Jonathan Goldstein (Game Night; 2018)

Collaborations: Seth Gordon - 2 Josh Gordon - 2 Will Speck - 2 Jason Reitman - 2 Rawson Marshall Thurber - 2

Other notable directors: Joel Edgerton Byron Howard Rich Moore Shawn Levy Greg Mottola Mike Judge Luc Besson Peyton Reed Todd Phillips Peter Berg

97. Joel Edgerton

Actor | The Gift

Joel Edgerton was born on June 23, 1974 in Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia, to Marianne (van Dort) and Michael Edgerton, who is a solicitor and property developer. His brother is filmmaker Nash Edgerton. His mother is a Dutch immigrant. Joel went to Hills Grammar School in the Western Suburbs...

Charles T. Kanganis (Race the Sun; 1996) John Curran (Praise; 1998) Alan White (Erskineville Kings; 1999) Clinton Smith (Sample People; 2000) Scott Roberts (The Hard Word; 2002) George Lucas (2; Star Wars: Attack of the Clones; 2002, Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith; 2004) Paul Goldman (The Night We Called it a Day; 2003) Gregor Jordan (Ned Kelly; 2003) Antoine Fuqua (King Arthur; 2004) Julian Jarrold (Kinky Boots; 2005) Anthony Lucas (The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello; 2005) Joe Carnahan (Smokin’ Aces; 2006) Nash Edgerton (3; Spider; 2007, The Square; 2008, Gringo; 2018) David Michod (3; Crossbow; 2007, Animal Kingdom; 2010, The King; 2019) Stewart Hendler (Whisper; 2007) Tatia Rosenthal ($9.99; 2008) Joe Hewitt (Acolytes; 2008) Claire McCarthy (The Waiting City; 2009) Paul Middleditch (Separation City; 2009) Zack Snyder (Legends of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole; 2010) Gavin O’Connor (2; Warrior; 2011, Jane Got a Gun; 2015) Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. (The Thing; 2011) Kieran Darcy-Smith (Wish You Were Here; 2012) Peter Hedges (The Odd Life of Timothy Green; 2012) Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty; 2012) Baz Luhrmann (Ths Great Gatsby; 2013) Matthew Saville (Felony; 2013) Ridley Scott (Exodus: Gods and Kings; 2014) Anton Corbijn (Life; 2014) Scott Cooper (Black Mass; 2015) Jeff Nichols (2; Midnight Special; 2016, Loving; 2016) Trey Edward Shults (It Comes at Night; 2017) David Ayer (Bright; 2017) Francis Lawrence (Red Sparrow; 2018) David Lowery (The Green Knight; 2020)

Collaborations: Nash Edgerton - 3 David Michod - 3 Jeff Nichols - 2 Gavin O’Connor - 2 George Lucas - 2

Other notable directors: David Lowery David Ayer Francis Lawrence Scott Cooper Ridley Scott Kathryn Bigelow Zack Snyder Joe Carnahan Baz Luhrmann

98. 50 Cent

Soundtrack | Get Rich or Die Tryin'

50 Cent was born on July 6, 1975 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Curtis James Jackson III.

99. Dana Andrews

Actor | Laura

American leading man of the 1940s and 1950s, Dana Andrews was born Carver Dana Andrews on New Years Day 1909 on a farmstead outside Collins, Covington County, Mississippi. One of thirteen children, including fellow actor Steve Forrest, he was a son of Annis (Speed) and Charles Forrest Andrews, a ...

H. Bruce Humberstone (2; Lucky Cisco Kid; 1940, Madison Avenue; 1961) Allan Dwan (2; Sailor’s Lady; 1940, Enchanted Island; 1958) George B. Seitz (Kit Carson; 1940) William Wyler (2; The Westerner; 1940, The Best Years of Our Lives; 1946) John Ford (2; Tobacco Road; 1941, December 7th; 1943) Irving Cummings (Belle Starr; 1941) Jean Renoir (Swamp Water; 1941) Howard Hawks (Ball of Fire; 1941) Eugene Forde (Berlin Correspondent; 1942) Archie Mayo (Crash Dive; 1943) William A. Wellman (2; The Ox-Bow Incident; 1943, The Iron Curtain; 1948) Lewis Milestone (3; The North Star; 1943, A Walk in the Sun; 1945, No Minor Vices; 1948) Gregg Toland (December 7th; 1943) Elliott Nugent (Up in Arms; 1944) Darryl F. Zanuck (The Purple Heart; 1944) Henry Hathaway (Wing and a Player; 1944) Otto Preminger (5; Laura; 1944, Fallen Angel; 1945, Daisy Kenyon; 1947, Where the Sidewalks Ends; 1950, In Harm’s Way; 1965) Walter Lang (State Fair; 1945) Jacques Tourneur (3; Canyon Passage; 1946, Night of the Demon; 1957, The Fearmakers; 1958) Elia Kazan (2; Boomerang; 1947, The Last Tycoon; 1976) John Cromwell (Night Song; 1948) Henry King (Deep Waters; 1948) Jean Negulesco (The Forbidden Street; 1949) George Sherman (2; Sword in the Desert; 1949, Comanche; 1956) Mark Robson (3; My Foolish Heart; 1949, Edge of Doom; 1950, I Want You; 1951) Alfred L. Werker (2; Sealed Cargo; 1951, Three Hours to Kill; 1954) Lloyd Bacon (The Frogman; 1951) Robert Parrish (Assignment - Paris!; 1952) William Dieterle (Elephant Walk; 1954) George Marshall (Duel in the Jungle; 1954) Jerry Hopper (Smoke Signal; 1955) Mervyn LeRoy (Strange Lady in Town; 1955) Fritz Lang (2; While the City Sleeps; 1956, Beyond a Reasonable Doubt; 1956) Robert Pirosh w/ John E. Burch (Spring Reunion; 1957) Hall Bartlett (Zero Hour; 1957) Joseph Pevney (The Crowded Sky; 1960) John Sturges (The Satan Bug; 1965) Andrew Marton (Crack in the World; 1965) William Conrad (Brainstorm; 1965) Lesley Selander (Town Tamer; 1965) Vittorio Salla (Berlin, Appointment for the Spies; 1965) Tony Richardson (The Loved One; 1965) Ken Annakin (Battle of the Bulge; 1965) R.G. Springsteen (Johnny Reno; 1966) Herbert J. Leder (The Frozen Dead; 1966) John Brahm (Hot Rods to Hell; 1967) Mario Sequi (The Cobra; 1967) Andrew V. McLaglen (The Devil’s Brigade; 1968) Boris Sagal (2; The Falling of Raymond; 1971, Ike; 1979) Peter Collinson (Innocent Bystanders; 1972) Jack Smight (Airport 1975; 1974) Antonio Margheriti (Take a Hard Ride; 1975) Vincent Sherman (The Last Hurrah; 1977) Ted Post (Good Guys Wear Black; 1978) Irving Rapper (Born Again; 1978) Cliff Robertson (The Pilot; 1980) Bert Lovitt (Prince Jack; 1985)

Collaborations: Otto Preminger - 5 Lewis Milestone - 3 Mark Robson - 3 Jacques Tourneur - 3 Boris Sagal - 2 Fritz Lang - 2 Alfred L. Werker - 2 George Sherman - 2 John Ford - 2 Elia Kazan - 2 William A. Wellman - 2 William Wyler - 2 Allan Dwan - 2 H. Bruce Humberstone - 2

Other notable directors: Howard Hawks Mervyn LeRoy John Sturges Walter Lang Darryl F. Zanuck Archie Mayo Irving Cummings Lloyd Bacon

100. David Andrews

Actor | Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

David Andrews, born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, graduated summa cum-laude from Louisiana State University, before going on to study law at Duke University and earning his degree from Stanford Law School. After becoming a member of the California bar and practicing law for a short time, he...

Wes Craven (A Nightmare on Elm Street; 1984) Robert Greenwald (The Burning Bed; 1984) Dick Lowry (Wild Horses; 1985) Steve de Jarnatt (Cherry 2000; 1987) Ralph S. Singleton (Graveyard Shift; 1990) Lawrence Kasdan (Wyatt Earp; 1994) Ron Howard (Apollo 13; 1995) Lorraine Senna (Our Son, the Matchmaker; 1996) Craig R. Baxley (Bad Day on the Block; 1997) Sam Pillsbury (Fifteen and Pregnant; 1998) Rob Cohen (2; The Rat Pack; 1998, Stealth; 2005) David Fincher (Fight Club; 1999) Douglas Barr (2; Switched at Birth; 1999, The Jensen Project; 2010) Ridley Scott (Hannibal; 2001) Adam Shankman (A Walk to Remember; 2002) Jonathan Mostow (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines; 2003) Lasse Hallstrom (Dear John; 2010) Doug Liman (Fair Game; 2010) Robert Redford (The Conspirator; 2010) Dante Ariola (Arthur Newman; 2011) Marc Forster (World War Z; 2013) Kevin Greutert (Jessabelle; 2014)

Collaborations: Rob Cohen - 2 Douglas Barr - 2

Other notable directors: Robert Redford Doug Liman Ridley Scott Adam Shankman Marc Forster David Fincher Ron Howard Wes Craven Lawrence Kasdan



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