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.
Elizabeth OlsenElizabeth Olsen
16 February 1989, American
Actress
Helen McCroryHelen McCrory
17 August 1968
Actress

Dwayne JohnsonDwayne Johnson
02 May 1972, American
Actor

Christopher PlummerChristopher Plummer
13 December 1929, Canadian
Actor

Zack SnyderZack Snyder
01 March 1966, American
Film Director

Audrey HepburnAudrey Hepburn
04 May 1929, British
Film actress
Damian LewisDamian Lewis
11 February 1971, British
Actor

Woody AllenWoody Allen
01 December 1935, American
American bass guitarist

Kim KardashianKim Kardashian
21 October 1980, American
Reality TV Star, Model, Socialite
Tina TurnerTina Turner
26 November 1939, American
Singer

Chadwick BosemanChadwick Boseman
29 November 1976, American
Actor
Stanley TucciStanley Tucci
11 November 1960, American
Actor

Marilyn MansonMarilyn Manson
05 January 1969, American
Singer-songwriter

Eddie MurphyEddie Murphy
03 April 1961, American
Actor

Keanu ReevesKeanu Reeves
02 September 1964, Canadian
Actor

Frances McDormandFrances McDormand
23 June 1957, American
Actress
Heath LedgerHeath Ledger
04 April 1979, Australian
Actor

Leonardo DicaprioLeonardo DiCaprio
11 November 1974, American
Actor, Film Producer

Ariana Grande Ariana Grande
26 June 1993, American
Singer, Actress

Bruce JennerBruce Jenner
28 October 1949, American
Athlete
Mia FarrowMia Farrow
09 February 1945, American
Actress, Human Rights Activist

Johnny DeppJohnny Depp
09 June 1963, American
Actor
Tom CruiseTom Cruise
03 July 1962, American
Actor

Katherine HeiglKatherine Heigl
24 November 1978, American
Actress, Film Producer

Robert Downey Jr.Robert Downey Jr.
04 April 1965, American
Actor
Paul BettanyPaul Bettany
27 May 1971, British
Actor

Jennifer AnistonJennifer Aniston
11 February 1969, American
Actress
Zendaya Maree Stoermer ColemanZendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman
01 September 1996, American
Actress, Singer

Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie
04 June 1975, American
Actress, Filmmaker, Activist

Lady GagaLady Gaga
28 March 1986, American
Singer-songwriter
Clint EastwoodClint Eastwood
31 May 1930, American
Actor

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Jodie FosterJodie Foster
19 November 1962, American
Actress & Director
Jennifer ConnellyJennifer Connelly
12 December 1970, American
Actress

Matthew McConaugheyMatthew McConaughey
04 November 1969, American
Actor

Anthony HopkinsAnthony Hopkins
31 December 1937, British, American, Welsh
 

Mila KunisMila Kunis
14 August 1983, Ukrainian, American
Actress
Arnold SchwarzeneggerArnold Schwarzenegger
30 July 1947, American
Former Governor of California
Macaulay CulkinMacaulay Culkin
26 August 1980, American
Actor

Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez
24 July 1969, American
Singer, Actress, Dancer

Ronald ReaganRonald Reagan
06 February 1911, American
40th U.S. President

Tom HanksTom Hanks
09 July 1956, American
Academy Award Winning Actor
Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe
01 June 1926, American
Actress

Robin WilliamsRobin Williams
21 July 1951, American
American stand-up comedian

Joss WhedonJoss Whedon
23 June 1964, American
Screenwriter, Director & Producer

Nicolas CageNicolas Cage
07 January 1964, American
Actor, Producer

Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
09 August 1963, American
Singer
Brad PittBrad Pitt
18 December 1963, American
Actor

Sylvester StalloneSylvester Stallone
06 July 1946, American
Actor, Director
Bruce LeeBruce Lee
27 November 1940, Chinese, American
Actor, Martial Artist

Jessica WalterJessica Walter
31 January 1941, American
Actress

Anna Nicole SmithAnna Nicole Smith
28 November 1967, American
Actress, Model
Jason MomoaJason Momoa
01 August 1979, American
Actor

Beyonce KnowlesBeyonce Knowles
04 September 1981, American
Singer-songwriter
Mary-Kate OlsenMary-Kate Olsen
13 June 1986, American
Actress, Fashion Designer

Olivia WildeOlivia Wilde
10 March 1984, American
Actress, Model

Mark WahlbergMark Wahlberg
05 June 1971, American
Actor, Singer

Judy GarlandJudy Garland
10 June 1922, American
Actress

Machine Gun KellyMachine Gun Kelly
22 April 1990, American
Rapper
John TravoltaJohn Travolta
18 February 1954, American
Actor

Charlie SheenCharlie Sheen
03 September 1965, American
Actor

Sacha Baron CohenSacha Baron Cohen
13 October 1971, British
Actor

Ashton KutcherAshton Kutcher
07 February 1978, American
Actor, Producer, Model, Investor
Ben AffleckBen Affleck
15 August 1972, American
Actor

Dolly PartonDolly Parton
19 January 1946, American
Singer
O. J. SimpsonO. J. Simpson
09 July 1947, American
Former American Football Player

Chris HemsworthChris Hemsworth
11 August 1983, Australian
Actor

Liam NeesonLiam Neeson
07 June 1952, American, Northern Irish
Actor
Denzel WashingtonDenzel Washington
28 December 1954, American
American actor

Jane FondaJane Fonda
21 December 1937, American
American actress
betty whiteBetty White
17 January 1922, American
Actress

Kat DenningsKat Dennings
13 June 1986, American
Actress

Chloe Grace MoretzChloe Grace Moretz
10 February 1997, American
Actress
Kate WinsletKate Winslet
05 October 1975, British
Actress

Sarah ChalkeSarah Chalke
27 August 1976, Canadian, American
Actress
Selena GomezSelena Gomez
22 July 1992, American
Actress

George SegalGeorge Segal
13 February 1934, American
Actor

Jennifer GarnerJennifer Garner
17 April 1972, American
Actress

Drew BarrymoreDrew Barrymore
22 February 1975, American
Actress
Jared LetoJared Leto
26 December 1971, American
American actor
Eugene LevyEugene Levy
17 December 1946, Canadian
Actor, Comedian, Producer, Director

Salma HayekSalma Hayek
02 September 1966, Mexican, American
Actress

Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra
12 December 1915, American
Singer and Actor

Kelly PrestonKelly Preston
13 October 1962, American
Actress
Bridget MoynahanBridget Moynahan
28 April 1971, American
Actress

Margot RobbieMargot Robbie
02 July 1990, Australian
Actress

Katey SagalKatey Sagal
19 January 1954, American
Actress

Robert De NiroRobert De Niro
17 August 1943, American
Actor

Julia RobertsJulia Roberts
28 October 1967, American
Actress
Britanny MurphyBritanny Murphy
10 November 1977, American
Actress

Jason SudeikisJason Sudeikis
18 September 1975, American
Actor
Kris JennerKris Jenner
05 November 1955, American
Reality TV Personality

Will SmithWill Smith
25 September 1968, American
Actor
Marlon BrandoMarlon Brando
03 April 1924, American
Actor
Sandra BullockSandra Bullock
26 July 1964, American
Actress