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.
Keanu ReevesKeanu Reeves
02 September 1964, Canadian, Lebanese
Actor
Robert Downey Jr.Robert Downey Jr.
04 April 1965, American
Actor, Producer

Chris HemsworthChris Hemsworth
11 August 1983, Australian
Actor

Jason MomoaJason Momoa
01 August 1979, American
Actor

Doris DayDoris Day
03 April 1922, American
Film actress

Jennifer AnistonJennifer Aniston
11 February 1969, American
Actress
Ariana Grande Ariana Grande
26 June 1993, American
Singer, Actress

Kim KardashianKim Kardashian
21 October 1980, American
Reality TV Star, Model, Socialite

Clint EastwoodClint Eastwood
31 May 1930, American
Actor

Jennifer SymeJennifer Syme
07 December 1972, American
Actress
Dwayne JohnsonDwayne Johnson
02 May 1972, American
Actor

George R. R. MartinGeorge R. R. Martin
20 September 1948, American
Screenwriter, Novelist
Peter DinklagePeter Dinklage
11 June 1969, American
Actor

Bradley CooperBradley Cooper
05 January 1975, American
Actor

Gloria VanderbiltGloria Vanderbilt
20 February 1924, American
Artist, Actress
Arnold SchwarzeneggerArnold Schwarzenegger
30 July 1947, Austrian, American
Former Governor of California

Chris PrattChris Pratt
21 June 1979, American
Actor
Elizabeth OlsenElizabeth Olsen
16 February 1989, American
Actress

Will SmithWill Smith
25 September 1968, American
Actor

Leonardo DicaprioLeonardo DiCaprio
11 November 1974, American
Actor, Film Producer
Charlize TheronCharlize Theron
07 August 1975, American, South African
 

Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez
24 July 1969, American
Singer, Actress, Dancer
Zac EfronZac Efron
18 October 1987, American
Actor, Singer

Christina ApplegateChristina Applegate
25 November 1971, American
Actress

Josh BrolinJosh Brolin
12 February 1968, American
Actor

Tom CruiseTom Cruise
03 July 1962, American
Actor
Liam HemsworthLiam Hemsworth
13 January 1990, Australian
Actor
Blake LivelyBlake Lively
25 August 1987, American
Model and Actress

Gabrielle UnionGabrielle Union
29 October 1972, American
Actress

Adam SandlerAdam Sandler
09 September 1966, American
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter and Film Producer

Paul RuddPaul Rudd
06 April 1969, American
Actor, Comedian
Nikolaj Coster-WaldauNikolaj Coster-Waldau
27 July 1970, Danish
Actor, Screenwriter, Producer

Lily CollinsLily Collins
18 March 1989, British
Actress

Joaquin PhoenixJoaquin Phoenix
28 October 1974, Puerto Rican, American
 

Heath LedgerHeath Ledger
04 April 1979, Australian
Actor

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Selena GomezSelena Gomez
22 July 1992, American
Actress
Robin WilliamsRobin Williams
21 July 1951, American
American stand-up comedian

Chris FarleyChris Farley
15 February 1964, American
 
Kate BeckinsaleKate Beckinsale
26 July 1973, British
Actress

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

Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe
01 June 1926, American
Actress
Brad PittBrad Pitt
18 December 1963, American
Actor

Sylvester StalloneSylvester Stallone
06 July 1946, American
Actor, Director
Farrah FawcettFarrah Fawcett
02 February 1947, American
Actress

Nicole KidmanNicole Kidman
20 June 1967, Australian, American
Actress

Zoë KravitzZoë Kravitz
01 December 1988, American
Actress

Natalie PortmanNatalie Portman
09 June 1981, Israeli, American
Actress, Producer, Director

O J SimpsonO. J. Simpson
09 July 1947, American
Former American Football Player
Johnny DeppJohnny Depp
09 June 1963, American
Actor

Idris ElbaIdris Elba
06 September 1972, British
Actor

Bruce LeeBruce Lee
27 November 1940, Chinese, American
Actor, Martial Artist

Tom HanksTom Hanks
09 July 1956, American
Academy Award Winning Actor
Sandra BullockSandra Bullock
26 July 1964, American
American actress

Rashida JonesRashida Jones
25 February 1976, American
Actress
Stellan SkarsgårdStellan Skarsgård
13 June 1951, Swedish
Actor

Bob FosseBob Fosse
23 June 1927, American
 

Jake GyllenhaalJake Gyllenhaal
19 December 1980, American
 
Peggy LiptonPeggy Lipton
30 August 1946, American
Actress

Mila KunisMila Kunis
14 August 1983, Ukrainian, American
Actress
Jessica AlbaJessica Alba
28 April 1981, American
Actress

Elsa PatakyElsa Pataky
18 July 1976, Spanish
Model

Michael SheenMichael Sheen
05 February 1969, British
Actor
Jennifer LawrenceJennifer Lawrence
15 August 1990, American
Actress

Gwyneth PaltrowGwyneth Paltrow
27 September 1972, American
Actress, Singer, Food Writer
Samuel L. JacksonSamuel L. Jackson
21 December 1948, American
Actor

Emma ThompsonEmma Thompson
15 April 1959, British
 

Audrey HepburnAudrey Hepburn
04 May 1929, British
Film actress

Reese WitherspoonReese Witherspoon
22 March 1976, American
Actress
Quentin TarantinoQuentin Tarantino
27 March 1963, American
Fimmaker
Terry CrewsTerry Crews
30 July 1968, American
Actor, American Football Player

Charlie SheenCharlie Sheen
03 September 1965, American
Actor

Snoop DoggSnoop Dogg
20 October 1971, American
Actor

Sean ConnerySean Connery
25 August 1930, Scottish
Actor
Mark WahlbergMark Wahlberg
05 June 1971, American
Actor, Singer

Jeremy RennerJeremy Renner
07 January 1971, American
Actor

David BenioffDavid Benioff
25 September 1970, American
TV Producer

Kris JennerKris Jenner
05 November 1955, American
Reality TV Personality

Luke PerryLuke Perry
11 October 1966, American
Actor
Kevin HartKevin Hart
06 July 1979, American
Comedian

Drew BarrymoreDrew Barrymore
22 February 1975, American
Actress, Producer
Cole SprouseCole Sprouse
04 August 1992, American
Actor

Mark RuffaloMark Ruffalo
22 November 1967, American
Actor

Halle BerryHalle Berry
14 August 1966, American
 
Ellen DeGeneresEllen DeGeneres
26 January 1958, American
Comedian

Gwen VerdonGwen Verdon
13 January 1925, American
Actress
Ashton KutcherAshton Kutcher
07 February 1978, American
Actor, Producer, Model, Investor

Salma HayekSalma Hayek
02 September 1966, Mexican, American
Actress

James McAvoyJames McAvoy
21 April 1979, Scottish
Actor

Judy GarlandJudy Garland
10 June 1922, American
Singer
Anna FarisAnna Faris
29 November 1976, American
 

Kevin CostnerKevin Costner
18 January 1955, American
Actor
Jim CarreyJim Carrey
17 January 1962, Canadian, American
Actor

jack nicholsonJack Nicholson
22 April 1937, American
Actor, Filmmaker

Kristen StewartKristen Stewart
09 April 1990, American
 

Julia RobertsJulia Roberts
28 October 1967, American
Actress
Jon FavreauJon Favreau
19 October 1966, American
Actor