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Miles O’Keeffe

Miles O’Keeffe is an actor born on June 20th, 1954 in Ripley, Tennessee. After attending college in Tennessee and Mississippi, playing football and studying psychology and political science, he became a prison counselor in Tennessee. He moved to California after a couple years, in order to play for a semi-pro rugby team, but ended up… read more »

Brinke Stevens

The actress Brinke Stevens was born on September 20th, 1954 in San Diego, California. She has since gained significant cult fame as a scream queen in horror movies. She studied marine biology at San Diego State University, and was pursuing her masters degree in dolphin communication, but was expelled from the program when she started… read more »

Felissa Rose

The actress Felissa Rose was born on May 23th, 1969 in New York City. She became known for her appearances in cult horror films and specifically Sleepaway Camp. Felissa Rose Biography Felissa first appeared in the cult horror film Sleepaway Camp in 1983. After this, she quit acting in order to study at NYU. She disappeared… read more »

Barbi Benton

The actress Barbi Benton (born Barbi Klein) was born on January 28th, 1950 in New York City. Biography Benton was born in New York City in 1950 to wealthy parents, her father a doctor and her mother working in finance. She grew up in California, and began modeling in high school. She attended UCLA, and… read more »

Charles Band

Charles Band is a film director born in Los Angeles on December 27th, 1951. He famous for his decades-long production of B-movies and direct-to-video films, and for his production companies Full Moon Pictures and Empire Pictures. Empire International Pictures was started in 1983, and produced films until bankruptcy in 1989. Full Moon was founded after Empire’s… read more »

Barbara Crampton

The actress Barbara Crampton was born on December 27th, 1958 on Long Island, New York. She grew up in the American Northeast, traveling with her father who was a carny with traveling fairs. Crampton studied theater in college, and then moved to Los Angeles. She started appearing in various films in the early 1980s. Among… read more »

LeeAnne Baker

The actress LeeAnne Baker was born on April 27th, 1966 in New York City. She is known for her low-budget independent film roles filmed in New York. Biography Baker studied acting at NYU in New York, and began starring in B-movies from directors like Tim Kincaid. She had a leading roles in movies like Breeders… read more »

Savina Gersak

The actress Savina Gersak was born on January 1st, 1963 in Yugoslavia. Her film career began in 1982 with the film Smrt gospodina Goluze, as Anka. She appeared in many Yugoslav films throughout the 1980s. She moved to Italy and began appearing in Italian films, with her last film being released around 1991. Savina became… read more »

Cyrielle Clair

The actress Cyrielle Clair was born on December 1st, 1955 in Paris, France. She started her film and television acting career in 1978. She appeared alongside Miles O’Keeffe and Sean Connery in the fantasy film Sword of the Valiant in 1984. She still acts and appears in films. Filmography Le Professionnel (1981) as Alice Ancelin La… read more »

Paul Bartel

Paul Bartel is an actor and producer famous for roles in Roger Corman‘s Death Race 2000, Chopping Mall and Amazon Women on the Moon. Biography Bartel was born on August 6th, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York. He studied film at UCLA and then went to film school in Rome. He joined the United States military… read more »

Michael Ironside

The cult film actor Michael Ironside was born on February 12th, 1950 in Toronto, Canada. He was born Frederick Reginald Ironside, and is a science fiction fan, gravitating towards those roles. Biography Playing a tough guy role in many films, his first role was in Scanners in 1981. He continued to do other cult films in… read more »

Sabrina Siani

Sabrina Siani (also known as Sabrina Sellers or Sabrina Syan) is an Italian actress born in Rome, Italy in 1963. She starred in many Italian movies in the 1980s, most famous for her appearances in sword-and-sorcery films. Biography Sabrina was born in Rome in 1963. She began acting in films as a teenager in 1980…. read more »

Elizabeth Young

Elizabeth Ann Young is an actress born on March 8th, 1978. She starred in a series of B-movie films in the 1990s from Troma Entertainment. She is best known for playing Elaina in Class of Nuke ‘Em High Part 3. Her last credited role was in 2002. Filmography Class of Nuke ‘Em High Part II: Subhumanoid… read more »

Anna Kanakis

Anna Kanakis is a Greek-Italian actress who starred in a wide range of B-movie films, mostly shot in Italy during the 80s. She has since become a cult icon in Italian film, most famous in America for Warriors of the Wasteland (also known as The New Barbarians). Biography Anna was born on February 1st, 1962… read more »

Mary Woronov

Mary Woronov is an actress best known for her roles in such classic ’80s horror films as Chopping Mall and Night of the Comet. Biography Mary was born on December 8th, 1943 in Palm Beach, Florida. She was adopted by her stepfather, a doctor in New York. She had a good education, attending Cornell, and first… read more »

Lana Clarkson

Lana Clarkson is an actress and model with famous roles in Deathstalker and Barbarian Queen. Biography Lana Jean Clarkson was born on April 5th, 1962 in Long Beach, California. She was raised in northern California, attending high school at Cloverdale High. Her father died in the winter of 1978, and she moved with her family… read more »

Stephen Root

Stephen Root is truly a national treasure. Few may know his name, but most have been touched by his work whether they realize it or not. His is a all-around brilliant performer with an impressively wide array of talents. An actor who’s long and ubiquitous career weaves effortlessly between comedic and dramatic performances. It might… read more »

Janelle Brady

Janelle Brady is an actress known for her roles in the Troma B-movie classic Class Of Nuke ‘Em High and The Allnighter. Janelle Brady Biography Janelle Brady (also known as Jill) was born on September 23rd, 1962 as Janelle Christian. She began acting in various B-films and starred most notably in Class Of Nuke ‘Em… read more »

Richard Lynch

Richard Lynch has had an extraordinarily prolific acting career that is made even more impressive when you understand the transformative events in the life of this man that undoubtedly shaped him. As a young man Richard Lynch was hospitalized for an accident in which he received debilitating burns that covered more than 70% of his… read more »

David Carradine

David Carradine is a legendary American actor who comes from a storied family of accomplished actors. His fabled career in film spans more than four decades. Among his many roles include his performances in Kung Fu, Mean Streets and the Roger Corman action film Death Race 2000. David Carradine passed away in 2009, but his… read more »