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.
Jason MomoaJason Momoa

01 August 1979

American

Bradley CooperBradley Cooper

05 January 1975

American

Ariana Grande Ariana Grande

26 June 1993

American

AaliyahAaliyah

16 January 1979

American

Clint EastwoodClint Eastwood

31 May 1930

American

Jussie SmollettJussie Smollett

21 June 1982

American

Sandra BullockSandra Bullock

26 July 1964

American

Jennifer AnistonJennifer Aniston

11 February 1969

American

Macaulay CulkinMacaulay Culkin

26 August 1980

American

Dolly PartonDolly Parton

19 January 1946

American

Dwayne JohnsonDwayne Johnson

02 May 1972

American

Keanu ReevesKeanu Reeves

02 September 1964

Canadian,Lebanese

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Chris PrattChris Pratt

21 June 1979

American

Liam HemsworthLiam Hemsworth

13 January 1990

Australian

Chris HemsworthChris Hemsworth

11 August 1983

Australian

Ellen DeGeneresEllen DeGeneres

26 January 1958

American

Zoë KravitzZoë Kravitz

01 December 1988

American

Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez

24 July 1969

American

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Christian BaleChristian Bale

30 January 1974

British

Arnold SchwarzeneggerArnold Schwarzenegger

30 July 1947

Austrian,American

Tom CruiseTom Cruise

03 July 1962

American

Ken JeongKen Jeong

13 July 1969

American,South Korean

Black DahliaBlack Dahlia

29 July 1924

American

Leonardo DicaprioLeonardo DiCaprio

11 November 1974

American

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Jane FondaJane Fonda

21 December 1937

American

Kim KardashianKim Kardashian

21 October 1980

American

Sam ElliottSam Elliott

09 August 1944

American

Liam NeesonLiam Neeson

07 June 1952

American,Northern Irish

Jeremy RennerJeremy Renner

07 January 1971

American

Dick Van DykeDick Van Dyke

13 December 1925

American

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Sylvester StalloneSylvester Stallone

06 July 1946

American

Julia RobertsJulia Roberts

28 October 1967

American

Scarlett JohanssonScarlett Johansson

22 November 1984

American

Nicole KidmanNicole Kidman

20 June 1967

Australian,American

John KrasinskiJohn Krasinski

20 October 1979

American

Jennifer LawrenceJennifer Lawrence

15 August 1990

American

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James McAvoyJames McAvoy

21 April 1979

Scottish

Mila KunisMila Kunis

14 August 1983

Ukrainian,American

Rachel WeiszRachel Weisz

07 March 1970

British

Zac EfronZac Efron

18 October 1987

American

Viggo MortensenViggo Mortensen

20 October 1958

American

Johnny DeppJohnny Depp

09 June 1963

American

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Blake LivelyBlake Lively

25 August 1987

American

Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe

01 June 1926

American

Mark WahlbergMark Wahlberg

05 June 1971

American

Jake GyllenhaalJake Gyllenhaal

19 December 1980

American

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews

01 October 1935

British

Heath LedgerHeath Ledger

04 April 1979

Australian

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Idris ElbaIdris Elba

06 September 1972

British

Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie

04 June 1975

American

Kate BeckinsaleKate Beckinsale

26 July 1973

British

Terry CrewsTerry Crews

30 July 1968

American

Brad PittBrad Pitt

18 December 1963

American

Margot RobbieMargot Robbie

02 July 1990

Australian

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Robin WilliamsRobin Williams

21 July 1951

American

Vanessa HudgensVanessa Hudgens

14 December 1988

American

Charlize TheronCharlize Theron

07 August 1975

American,South African

Tina TurnerTina Turner

26 November 1939

American

Ashton KutcherAshton Kutcher

07 February 1978

American

Diana RossDiana Ross

26 March 1944

American

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Michael DouglasMichael Douglas

25 September 1944

American

Hugh JackmanHugh Jackman

12 October 1968

Australian

Saif Ali KhanSaif Ali Khan

16 August 1970

Indian

Kirk DouglasKirk Douglas

09 December 1916

American

Jennifer EspositoJennifer Esposito

11 April 1973

American

Jenny McCarthyJenny McCarthy

01 November 1972

American

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Kurt RussellKurt Russell

17 March 1951

American

Shay MitchellShay Mitchell

10 April 1987

Canadian

Kevin SpaceyKevin Spacey

26 July 1959

American

Natalie PortmanNatalie Portman

09 June 1981

Israeli,American

Alicia KeysAlicia Keys

25 January 1981

American

Tom HanksTom Hanks

09 July 1956

American

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Goldie HawnGoldie Hawn

21 November 1945

American

betty whiteBetty White

17 January 1922

American

Kristen BellKristen Bell

18 July 1980

American

Glenn CloseGlenn Close

19 March 1947

American

Rachel McAdamsRachel McAdams

17 November 1978

Canadian

Jim CarreyJim Carrey

17 January 1962

Canadian,American

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Selena GomezSelena Gomez

22 July 1992

American

Robert Downey Jr.Robert Downey Jr.

04 April 1965

American

Will SmithWill Smith

25 September 1968

American