Find out more about the greatest 20th Century Directors, including Andy Warhol, Sylvester Stallone, Keanu Reeves, Quentin Tarantino and Steven Spielberg
Kirk DouglasKirk Douglas
09 December 1916, American
Actor
Robert De NiroRobert De Niro
17 August 1943, American
Actor

Bong Joon-hoBong Joon-ho
14 September 1969, South Korean
Film Director

Keanu ReevesKeanu Reeves
02 September 1964, Canadian, Lebanese
Actor

Roman PolanskiRoman Polanski
18 August 1933, French, Polish
French-Polish Film Director

Clint EastwoodClint Eastwood
31 May 1930, American
Actor
Quentin TarantinoQuentin Tarantino
27 March 1963, American
Fimmaker

Sam MendesSam Mendes
01 August 1965, British
Film Director

Natalie PortmanNatalie Portman
09 June 1981, Israeli, American
Actress, Producer, Director
Sylvester StalloneSylvester Stallone
06 July 1946, American
Actor, Director

John KrasinskiJohn Krasinski
20 October 1979, American
Actor, Director, Screenwriter
Steven SpielbergSteven Spielberg
18 December 1946, American
Filmmaker

Ben AffleckBen Affleck
15 August 1972, American
Actor

Vin DieselVin Diesel
18 July 1967, American
Actor, Filmmaker

jack nicholsonJack Nicholson
22 April 1937, American
Actor, Filmmaker

Courteney CoxCourteney Cox
15 June 1964, American
Actress
Danny DeVitoDanny DeVito
17 November 1944, American
 

George LucasGeorge Lucas
14 May 1944, American
Film Director

John Wayne John Wayne
26 May 1907, American
Actor

Mel GibsonMel Gibson
03 January 1956, American
Actor
Antonio BanderasAntonio Banderas
10 August 1960, Spanish
Actor, Director

Steve CarellSteve Carell
16 August 1962, American
Actor
Matthew PerryMatthew Perry
19 August 1969, American
Actor

Ron HowardRon Howard
01 March 1954, American
Actor

James FrancoJames Franco
19 April 1978, American
Actor, Writer, Producer, Director, Teacher
Emilio EstevezEmilio Estevez
12 May 1962, American
Actor

Eugene LevyEugene Levy
17 December 1946, Canadian
Actor, Comedian, Producer, Director
Howard HughesHoward Hughes
24 December 1905, American
Entrepreneur, Investor

Guy RitchieGuy Ritchie
10 September 1968, British
Filmmaker & Businessman

Jason BatemanJason Bateman
14 January 1969, American
Actor, Director & Producer
Andy SerkisAndy Serkis
20 April 1964, British
Actor

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George ClooneyGeorge Clooney
06 May 1961, American
Actor
Philip Seymour HoffmanPhilip Seymour Hoffman
23 July 1967, American
Actor, Director & Producer

Bill PaxtonBill Paxton
17 May 1955, American
 

Ralph FiennesRalph Fiennes
22 December 1962, British
Actor

Mark RuffaloMark Ruffalo
22 November 1967, American
Actor
Jodie FosterJodie Foster
19 November 1962, American
Actress & Director
Zach BraffZach Braff
06 April 1975, American
Actor, Director

James CameronJames Cameron
16 August 1954, Canadian
Filmmaker

Andy WarholAndy Warhol
06 August 1928, American
Artist

Laura DernLaura Dern
10 February 1967, American
Actress, Director
Werner Herzog Werner Herzog
05 September 1942, German
Actor, Director

Seth RogenSeth Rogen
15 April 1982, Canadian, American
Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Producer, Director

Sean PennSean Penn
17 August 1960, American
Actor

Don CheadleDon Cheadle
29 November 1964, American
Actor

Elizabeth BanksElizabeth Banks
10 February 1974, American
Actress
Wes AndersonWes Anderson
01 May 1969, American
Director, Producer, Actor

Meg RyanMeg Ryan
19 November 1961, American
Actress
Bryan CranstonBryan Cranston
07 March 1956, American
Actor, Director

Aamir KhanAamir Khan
14 March 1965, Indian
Actor

Michael BayMichael Bay
17 February 1965, American
Film Director, Producer
Stanley KubrickStanley Kubrick
26 July 1928, British, American
Film Director

Giancarlo EspositoGiancarlo Esposito
26 April 1958, Danish, American
Actor
Billy Bob ThorntonBilly Bob Thornton
04 August 1955, American
Actor, Director, Singer-songwriter

Joseph Gordon-LevittJoseph Gordon-Levitt
17 February 1981, American
Actor, Director

Alan AldaAlan Alda
28 January 1936, American
Actor

Martin ScorseseMartin Scorsese
17 November 1942, American
Director, Producer

David Keith LynchDavid Lynch
20 January 1946, American
Filmmaker
Mel BrooksMel Brooks
28 June 1926, American
American Film Director, Comedian, Actor & Producer

Milo VentimigliaMilo Ventimiglia
08 July 1977, American
Actor

Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957, American
Actress

Steven SeagalSteven Seagal
10 April 1952, American
Actor & Martial Artist
Christopher ReeveChristopher Reeve
25 September 1952, American
Actor

Richard HarrisRichard Harris
01 October 1930, Irish
Actor, Singer-Songwriter, Producer, Director
Tim BurtonTim Burton
25 August 1958, American
Director

Kathy BatesKathy Bates
28 June 1948, American
Actress and film director

Tim MathesonTim Matheson
31 December 1947, American
Actor
Neil Patrick HarrisNeil Patrick Harris
15 June 1973, American
Actor

Ethan HawkeEthan Hawke
06 November 1970, American
Actor, Director, Screenwriter
Louis CKLouis C.K.
12 September 1967, American
Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Writer, Producer

Francis Ford CoppolaFrancis Ford Coppola
07 April 1939, American
 

Kiefer SutherlandKiefer Sutherland
21 December 1966, Canadian, British
Actor, Director, Producer, Voice Actor
James CaanJames Caan
26 March 1940, American
Actor

Sidney PoitierSidney Poitier
20 February 1927, Bahamian, American
 
Orson WellesOrson Welles
06 May 1915, American
Actor and Director

Stuart TownsendStuart Townsend
15 December 1972, Irish
Actor, Director

Robert DuvallRobert Duvall
05 January 1931, American
Actor, Director

Mike MyersMike Myers
25 May 1963, Canadian
Actor, Comedian, Writer, Film Producer, Film
Tommy Lee JonesTommy Lee Jones
15 September 1946, American
Actor, Director
Dolph LundgrenDolph Lundgren
03 November 1957, Swedish
Actor

Lucy LiuLucy Liu
02 December 1968, American
Actress

David FurnishDavid Furnish
25 October 1962, Canadian
Filmmaker

Matthew Gray GublerMatthew Gray Gubler
09 March 1980, American
Actor, Director, Model, Painter
Richard AttenboroughRichard Attenborough
29 August 1923, British
Actor, Director, Producer

Frank OzFrank Oz
25 May 1944, American
 

Hayao MiyazakiHayao Miyazaki
05 January 1941, Japanese
Film director

Spike LeeSpike Lee
20 March 1957, American
 

Ridley ScottRidley Scott
30 November 1937, British
Film Producer, Director
Tom HooperTom Hooper
01 October 1972, British
Director

Peter BillingsleyPeter Billingsley
16 April 1971, American
Actor
Tim DalyTim Daly
01 March 1956, American
Actor

Charles DanceCharles Dance
10 October 1946, British
Actor
Leonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy
26 March 1931, American
Actor, Author, Film Director
Paul Thomas AndersonPaul Thomas Anderson
26 June 1970, American
Director