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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 »

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 »

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 »

David Paul & Peter Paul

David Paul and Peter Paul are twin brothers turned actors. Riding the wave of wildly popular sword and sorcery movies in the 1980s made popular in large part by Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Conan the Barbarian series David Paul and Peter Paul became instantly recognizable as twin actors – they had rugged good looks as… read more »

Dolph Lundgren

Cinephiles recognize Dolph Lundgren from some of the most quintessential films of the 1980s. He was born on November 3rd, 1957 in Sweden, and grew up as a frail child with allergies. He studied chemical engineering in the US, learned karate, and became a bodyguard. He quit studying at MIT in order to start acting. Getting… read more »

John Allen Nelson

John Allen Nelson is an actor best known for his role in the sword-and-sorcery Deathstalker III film, along with the famous cult sci-fi flick Killer Klowns from Outer Space. Biography John Allen Nelson was born on August 28th, 1959 in San Antonio. He grew up as an Air Force brat, with the first few years… read more »

Mitch Cohen

Mitch Cohen (also credited as Mitchell Cohen) is an actor best known for his roles in such b-movie cult classics as The Toxic Avenger (1984), Clerks (1994) and Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV (2000). He has since become a producer and filmmaker. He was originally chosen to act as the “Toxic Avenger” because of… read more »

Clint Howard

Clint Howard was born in Burbank, CA on April 20th, 1959. He is the younger brother of Ron Howard. Biography Clint appeared in several episodes of the Andy Griffith Show as a child, alongside his older brother Ron. He also appeared in other television shows, like Star Trek and Gentle Ben. He voiced the character… read more »

Marc Singer

Marc Singer is an actor best known for appearing in cult classic films throughout the 80s and 90s like The Beastmaster, Dead Space, and more. Biography Marc Singer was born on January 29th, 1948 in Vancouver, Canada. His father was a conductor of a symphony and his mother was a pianist. He began acting early, and found… read more »

Kevin Sorbo

Kevin Sorbo is an actor known for his B-movie roles, in films like Kull The Conqueror, Hercules, Andromeda, Tales of an Ancient Empire, and others. Biography Kevin Sorbo was born on September 24th, 1958 in Mound, Minnesota. His parents were a nurse and a high school math teachers. He attended Mound Westoka High School, and later went… read more »

John Terlesky

John Terlesky is an actor known for his portrayal of Deathstalker in Deathstalker II: Duel of the Titans, a sword-and-sorcery fantasy film that has since become a cult classic. He also appeared in Chopping Mall, a 1986 low-budget horror film that has since become a classic. Biography John Terlesky was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on… read more »

Kenneth Marshall

Kenneth Marshall is an actor known for his role in Krull (1983). He also starred in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine for three seasons. Biography Kenneth was born on June 27th, 1950 in New York City, New York. His first feature film appearance was in Tilt as Neil Gallagher, although he is most famous for the… read more »

Richard Hill

Richard Hill (also known as Rick Hill) is an actor best known for his role in the sword-and-sorcery Deathstalker films in the 1980s and early 1990s. Biography Rick Hill was born on January 26th, 1953 in Harlan, Kentucky. He attended Georgia Tech, where he played on the football team. After college, he played in the Canadian Football… read more »

Michael Schoeffling

Michael Schoeffling is an actor best known for his role in Sixteen Candles in 1984. Biography Schoeffling was born on December 10th, 1960 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He graduated from high school in New Jersey, and attended Temple University. He began modeling for GQ and other gigs while taking acting classes in New York City. As a… read more »