Actors / Actresses

Sylvester Stallone in 2014

Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone was born on July 6, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA. In his long career as an actor, screenwriter and director he had many successes and won some Oscars with the movie “Rocky”. In particular the characters of Rocky Balboa and John Rambo have already become cinema icons.

Pearl Mackie playing Bill in the BBC annoucement scene (Image BBC)

Yesterday the BBC announced that the actress Pearl Mackie will be the new companion of the Doctor in the tenth season of the TV show “Doctor Who”. The announcement consisted of a short scene in which the new character together with the 12th Doctor were being chased by a group of Daleks and overlay announced the new companion, whose name is Bill.

Alexander Siddig at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2009

Siddig El Tahir El Fadil El Siddig Mohammed Abderrahman Ahmed Abdel Karim El Mahdi, this is his full birth name, was born on November 21, 1965 in Sudan. His mother is the sister of actor Malcolm McDowell, his father is the brother of Sudanese politician Sadiq al-Mahdi. Alexander Siddig is famous especially for playing Doctor Julian Bashir in the TV show “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”. Lately he’s getting more fame playing Prince Doran Martell in the TV show “Game of Thrones”.

Peter Sellers in 1973

Richard Henry Sellers – this was his birth name – was born on September 8, 1925 in Southsea, a suburb of Portsmouth, England. During his career, Peter Sellers was a stage, radio, television and cinema actor. Among his biggest successes there are the Pink Panther series, in which he played the bumbling Inspector Clouseau, and Stanley Kubrick’s “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb”

Mira Furlan at the 2013 Phoenix Comicon

Mira Furlan was born on September 7, 1955 in Zagreb, in the then Yugoslavia, now Croatia. During her career she worked in stage, television and cinema productions. In the ’70 and ’80 she worked in Yugoslavia but after the start of the civil war she moved to the USA with her husband, the director Goran Gajic. There she was cast for the roles she’s best known for: ambassador Delenn in the TV show “Babylon 5” and Danielle Rousseau in the TV show “Lost”. During the last decade she resumed working in her native Croatia.