The 20th century was a dynamic period which saw unprecedented growth and development in several fields, one of the major ones being entertainment. The dawn of the century witnessed a period of great change within the theatrical culture especially in Europe and North America. The artistic reputation of theater improved in the era with the development of new theatrical forms including modernism, Expressionism, and Impressionism. Russian playwrights Ivan Turgenev, Alexander Ostrovsky and Leo Tolstoy were the key proponents of realism while in America theater practitioners like Lee Strasberg and Harold Edgar Clurman co-founded the New York City's Group Theatre. Films emerged as a new medium of entertainment in the early 20th century, with the likes of Georges Méliès making pioneering innovations to the art of filmmaking. The rapid growth of the film industry across globe saw the emergence of great personalities like Cecil Blount DeMille, Alfred Hitchcock, Gary Cooper, Gloria Swanson, Claudette Colbert, and Charlton Heston. Both the theater and film industries continued to develop and evolve over the following decades, giving birth to superstars of the recent times like Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Clint Eastwood, Woody Allen, and Susan Sarandon. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous film & theater personalities of the 20th century.
Luke PerryLuke Perry

11 October 1966

American

Bradley CooperBradley Cooper

05 January 1975

American

Jason MomoaJason Momoa

01 August 1979

American

Ariana Grande Ariana Grande

26 June 1993

American

Jussie SmollettJussie Smollett

21 June 1982

American

Lori LoughlinLori Loughlin

28 July 1964

American

Kate BeckinsaleKate Beckinsale

26 July 1973

British

Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez

24 July 1969

American

Robert Downey Jr.Robert Downey Jr.

04 April 1965

American

Chris HemsworthChris Hemsworth

11 August 1983

Australian

Keanu ReevesKeanu Reeves

02 September 1964

Canadian,Lebanese

Dwayne JohnsonDwayne Johnson

02 May 1972

American

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Clint EastwoodClint Eastwood

31 May 1930

American

Jennifer AnistonJennifer Aniston

11 February 1969

American

Kim KardashianKim Kardashian

21 October 1980

American

Ken JeongKen Jeong

13 July 1969

American,South Korean

Dolly PartonDolly Parton

19 January 1946

American

Leonardo DicaprioLeonardo DiCaprio

11 November 1974

American

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Idris ElbaIdris Elba

06 September 1972

British

Arnold SchwarzeneggerArnold Schwarzenegger

30 July 1947

Austrian,American

Liam HemsworthLiam Hemsworth

13 January 1990

Australian

Heath LedgerHeath Ledger

04 April 1979

Australian

Chris PrattChris Pratt

21 June 1979

American

Viggo MortensenViggo Mortensen

20 October 1958

American

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Tom CruiseTom Cruise

03 July 1962

American

Johnny DeppJohnny Depp

09 June 1963

American

Sylvester StalloneSylvester Stallone

06 July 1946

American

AaliyahAaliyah

16 January 1979

American

Charlize TheronCharlize Theron

07 August 1975

American,South African

Josh BrolinJosh Brolin

12 February 1968

American

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Cole SprouseCole Sprouse

04 August 1992

American

Joaquin PhoenixJoaquin Phoenix

28 October 1974

Puerto Rican,American

Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe

01 June 1926

American

Bruce LeeBruce Lee

27 November 1940

Chinese,American

Robin WilliamsRobin Williams

21 July 1951

American

Diana RossDiana Ross

26 March 1944

American

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Samuel L. JacksonSamuel L. Jackson

21 December 1948

American

Liam NeesonLiam Neeson

07 June 1952

American,Northern Irish

Alicia KeysAlicia Keys

25 January 1981

American

Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie

04 June 1975

American

Peter DinklagePeter Dinklage

11 June 1969

American

Mark WahlbergMark Wahlberg

05 June 1971

American

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Zac EfronZac Efron

18 October 1987

American

Mila KunisMila Kunis

14 August 1983

Ukrainian,American

Jennifer LawrenceJennifer Lawrence

15 August 1990

American

Jennifer EspositoJennifer Esposito

11 April 1973

American

Black DahliaBlack Dahlia

29 July 1924

American

Brad PittBrad Pitt

18 December 1963

American

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Will SmithWill Smith

25 September 1968

American

Blake LivelyBlake Lively

25 August 1987

American

Paul RuddPaul Rudd

06 April 1969

American

Julia RobertsJulia Roberts

28 October 1967

American

Zoë KravitzZoë Kravitz

01 December 1988

American

Sam ElliottSam Elliott

09 August 1944

American

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Nicole KidmanNicole Kidman

20 June 1967

Australian,American

Drew BarrymoreDrew Barrymore

22 February 1975

American

Selena GomezSelena Gomez

22 July 1992

American

Rachel WeiszRachel Weisz

07 March 1970

British

Jane FondaJane Fonda

21 December 1937

American

George R. R. MartinGeorge R. R. Martin

20 September 1948

American

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Nicolas CageNicolas Cage

07 January 1964

American

Elizabeth OlsenElizabeth Olsen

16 February 1989

American

Walt DisneyWalt Disney

05 December 1901

American

Audrey HepburnAudrey Hepburn

04 May 1929

British

Natalie PortmanNatalie Portman

09 June 1981

Israeli,American

Quentin TarantinoQuentin Tarantino

27 March 1963

American

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Snoop DoggSnoop Dogg

20 October 1971

American

Spike LeeSpike Lee

20 March 1957

American

Alec BaldwinAlec Baldwin

03 April 1958

American

Charlie SheenCharlie Sheen

03 September 1965

American

Jeremy RennerJeremy Renner

07 January 1971

American

Tom HanksTom Hanks

09 July 1956

American

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Jan-Michael VincentJan-Michael Vincent

15 July 1945

American

Kristen BellKristen Bell

18 July 1980

American

Ben AffleckBen Affleck

15 August 1972

American

Sandra BullockSandra Bullock

26 July 1964

American

Tina TurnerTina Turner

26 November 1939

American

Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston

09 August 1963

American

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Sean ConnerySean Connery

25 August 1930

Scottish

Kevin HartKevin Hart

06 July 1979

American

Salma HayekSalma Hayek

02 September 1966

Mexican,American