Best played Sect-Leaders

by Burgwaechterchen | created - 31 Jul 2012 | updated - 01 Jul 2017 | Public

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1. John Hawkes

Actor | The Sessions

John Hawkes was born John Marvin Perkins in Alexandria, Minnesota, to Patricia Jeanne (Olson) and Peter John Perkins, a farmer. He is of Scandinavian and British Isles descent. John moved to Austin, Texas to begin his career as an actor and musician. He co-founded the Big State Productions Theatre ...

Played Patrick in MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE

2. Michael Parks

Actor | Red State

Michael Parks is known as an actor's actor by his peers with a breadth of astonishing range that has allowed him to portray stunning contrasts--sometimes in the same film, like in Tusk (2014), starring in dual roles as an erudite serial killer opposite Justin Long, and as a feeble rube opposite ...

Played Abin Cooper in RED STATE

3. Powers Boothe

Actor | The Avengers

Incisive, gravelly-voiced screen tough guy Powers Boothe was born on June 1, 1948 in Snyder, Texas, a sharecropper's son. Used to hard physical work "chopping cotton" as a youngster, he went on to become the first member of his family to attend university. He then proceeded to study acting via a ...

Played Reverend Jim Jones in GUYANA TRAGEDY

4. Tim Daly

Actor | Basic

Tim Daly was born on March 1, 1956 in New York City, New York, USA as James Timothy Daly. He is an actor and producer, known for Basic (2003), The Fugitive (2000) and Wings (1990). He was previously married to Amy Van Nostrand.

Played David Koresh in AMBUSH IN WACO

5. Julian Beck

Actor | The Cotton Club

A bold, innovative, avant-garde figure in theatre who helped revolutionized the style of playwriting and acting in the 1950s and 1960s, actor/writer/producer/directer Julian Beck was certainly a odd-looking sort with his baleful, hollow eyes, stark and skullish features and near-bald dome capped by...

Played Reverend Kane in POLTERGEIST 2

6. Brian Thompson

Actor | Joe Dirt

Brian Earl Thompson was born on August 28, 1959 in Ellensburg, Washington. Raised on the Columbia River in Longview, he learned the value of academics and athletics, as the son of two teachers and the second of six siblings. His interest in acting was first sparked during his senior year of high ...

Played the Night Slasher in COBRA

7. Billy Burke

Actor | Twilight

Billy Burke was born and raised in Bellingham, Washington, USA. He began singing at age nine, and joined a band at age fifteen. He continued to work with bands and study/performing drama at Western Washington University. He performed in Seattle at the Annex Theater, New City Festival, and the A.H.A...

Played Jonah King in DRIVE ANGRY

8. Richard Brooks

Actor | The Crow: City of Angels

Commanding actor Richard Brooks was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He is an actor, director and singer. Raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Brooks studied acting, dance, and voice work at Interlochen Academy of Arts in Michigan. Later, he moved to New York City and was a student of the Circle in the Square ...

Played Judah Earl in THE CROW 2

9. Ellen Burstyn

Actress | Requiem for a Dream

Ellen Burstyn was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Correine Marie (Hamel) and John Austin Gillooly. She is of Irish, French/French-Canadian, Pennsylvania Dutch (German), and Native American ancestry.. She worked a number of jobs before she became an actress. At 14, she was a short-order cook at a ...

Played Sister SummerIsle in WICKER MAN

10. Raúl Dávila

Actor | The Believers

Raúl Dávila was born on September 15, 1931 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was an actor, known for The Believers (1987), All My Children (1970) and American Playhouse (1981). He was married to Isabel Perez. He died on January 2, 2006 in Belleville, New Jersey, USA.

Played Oscar Sezine in THE BELIEVERS

11. Catherine Bégin

Actress | Martyrs

Catherine Bégin was born on April 22, 1939. She was an actress, known for Martyrs (2008), Laurence Anyways (2012) and Lovely Sundays (1974). She died on December 29, 2013 in Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Played Madmoiselle in MARTYRS

12. James Earl Jones

Actor | Rogue One

Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native USA and internationally, James Earl Jones was born on January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi. At an early age, he started to take dramatic lessons to calm himself down. It appeared to work as he has since starred ...

Played Tulsa Doom in CONAN

13. Kelly Preston

Actress | Battlefield Earth

Kelly Preston was born on October 13, 1962 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

A talented and captivating performer, Kelly first garnered international attention with her role as "Marnie Mason" in Ivan Reitman's Twins (1988), starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito. With her diverse character portrayals in...

Played Miranda Reed in SPELLBINDER

14. Steve Railsback

Actor | The Stunt Man

Noted for his dangerous, chameleon-like portrayals while possessing the scariest-looking pair of eyes in the business, leathery-looking Steve Railsback has mesmerized us over the years with a number of weird, often warped roles both on film and television. While never achieving the degree of ...

Played Charles Manson in HELTER SKELTER

15. Marcelo Games

Actor | The Manson Family

Marcelo Games is an actor and director, known for The Manson Family (1997), Deadbeat at Dawn (1988) and Doper (1994).

Played Charles Manson in THE MANSON FAMILY

16. David Macrae

Actor | The Siege of Robin Hood

David Macrae is an actor, known for The Siege of Robin Hood, I, Timon (2017) and 41 (2012).

Played Michael Godson in Apocalyptic

17. Gene Jones

Actor | The Hateful Eight

Gene Jones is an actor, known for The Hateful Eight (2015), No Country for Old Men (2007) and The Sacrament (2013).

Played Father in The Sacrament

18. Brit Marling

Actress | Another Earth

Brit Heyworth Marling was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Heidi (Johnson) and John Marling, both of whom work in real estate. She graduated from Georgetown University, with a bachelor's in economics, and was offered a job with Goldman Sachs, which she turned down in favour of a career as an artist.

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Played Maggie in Sound of my Voice

19. Joe Egender

Producer | Unnatural Selection

Joe Egender was born on March 16, 1976 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Unnatural Selection (2019), The Night Of (2016) and American Horror Story (2011).

Played Brother Billy in Holy Ghost People

20. Michael Nyqvist

Actor | Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Born Rolf Åke Mikael Nyqvist in Stockholm, Sweden, it wasn't until he was over a year old when he was finally adopted from the orphanage he had been given to. His father was a lawyer and his mother a writer. It wasn't until he had his first child that he decided to seek out his biological parents. ...

Played Paul Schäfer in Colonia Dignidad



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