Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back 1980 people

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1. Mark Hamill

Actor | Star Wars

Mark Hamill is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy - Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) - a role he reprised in Star Wars: Episode VII - ...

2. Harrison Ford

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish emigrants from Minsk, ...

3. Carrie Fisher

Actress | Star Wars

Carrie Frances Fisher was born on October 21, 1956 in Burbank, California, to singers/actors Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. She was an actress and writer known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return ...

4. Billy Dee Williams

Actor | Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

Billy Dee Williams was born William December Williams on April 6, 1937 in New York City. Billy Dee has notched up an impressive array of film and television appearances over the past 50+ years. He is easily best known to international film audiences as the roguish Lando Calrissian in the last two ...

5. David Prowse

Actor | Star Wars

David "Dave" Prowse was born into a working class family on July 1, 1935 in Bristol, England, UK. He was raised by his mother and never knew his father. As a child, David was disadvantaged and a poor student, he found a passion for bodybuilding and weight training in his early teens, as a young ...

6. Peter Mayhew

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Peter Mayhew was born on May 19, 1944 in Barnes, London, England, to Constance Elizabeth (Yeates) and Walter Henry Mayhew. Later resident in Texas, this former resident of Yorkshire, England, was working as a hospital attendant at the King's College Hospital in London when film producer Charles H. ...

7. Kenny Baker

Actor | Time Bandits

Kenny Baker was born on August 24, 1934 in Birmingham, England as Kenneth George Baker. He was an actor, known for Time Bandits (1981), The Elephant Man (1980) and Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). He was married to Eileen Baker. He died on August 13, 2016 in Preston, ...

8. Frank Oz

Actor | The Muppet Show

Frank Richard Oznowicz was born in Hereford, England to puppeteers Frances and Isidore Oznowicz. His family moved to Montana in 1951, eventually settling in Oakland, California. As a teenager, he worked as an apprentice puppeteer at Children's Fairyland amusement park. He is one of the primary ...

9. Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Producer | Mary, Mother of Jesus

Eunice Kennedy Shriver was born on July 10, 1921 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Eunice Mary Kennedy. She was a producer, known for Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999), Westside Special Olympics (WSO) Games (1976) and The Ed Sullivan Show (1948). She was married to Sargent Shriver. She died on August ...

10. Gary Kurtz

Producer | Star Wars

Gary Kurtz was born on July 27, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Gary Douglas Kurtz. He was a producer and assistant director, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), The Dark Crystal (1982) and American Graffiti (1973). He was married to Stephanie Clare Gabriel, Roberta Jimenez...

11. Sidney Ganis

Producer | Akeelah and the Bee

Sidney Ganis was born on January 8, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA.

12. Mitch Kupchak

Self | Duke-Carolina: The Blue Blood Rivalry

Mitchell Kupchak (born May 24, 1954) is an American professional basketball executive and retired player. He is the current president of basketball operations and general manager of the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). As a college player, Kupchak was an All-American ...

13. Wes Unseld

Self | The 1978 NBA Finals

Westley Sissel Unseld (born March 14, 1946) is an American former basketball player. He spent his entire NBA career with the Baltimore/Capital/Washington Bullets, and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1988. Unseld starred for the Seneca High School team that won ...

14. Roy Jefferson

Actor | Brotherhood of Death

Roy Jefferson was born on November 9, 1943 in Texarkana, Texas, USA as Roy Lee Jefferson. He is an actor, known for Brotherhood of Death (1976), NFL Monday Night Football (1970) and The NFL on CBS (1956).

15. 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...

16. Amy Carter

Self | The Mike Douglas Show

Amy Carter was born on October 19, 1967 in Plains, Georgia, USA as Amy Lynn Carter. She has been married to James Wentzel since September 1, 1996. They have one child.

17. Jody Powell

Actor | The Civil War

Jody Powell was born on September 30, 1943 in Cordele, Georgia, USA as Joseph Lester Powell Jr. He was an actor, known for The Civil War (1990), Southern Voices, American Dreams (1985) and With God on Our Side: The Rise of the Religious Right in America (1996). He was married to Nan Sue Jared. He ...

18. Ethel Kennedy

Actress | Cheers

Ethel Kennedy was born on April 11, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Ethel Skakel. She was previously married to Robert F. Kennedy.

19. Irvin Kershner

Director | Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

Irvin Kershner was born on April 29, 1923 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A graduate of the University of Southern California film school, Kershner began his career in 1950, producing documentaries for the United States Information Service in the Middle East. He later turned to television, directing...



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