William Shakespeare's Hamlet (1948, 1988 - Two Cities, Universal-International and Paramount Pictures)

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1. William Walton

Soundtrack | Last Action Hero

William Walton came from a musical family. He entered Christ Church, Oxford at the early age of sixteen but left without a degree in 1920. A fine musician, he was essentially self-taught as a composer, except some instruction from Hugh Allen, the cathedral organist. Through literary friends and ...

Music Composer

2. Jerry Goldsmith

Composer | L.A. Confidential

Born on February 10, 1929, Jerry Goldsmith studied piano with Jakob Gimpel and composition, theory, and counterpoint with Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. He also attended classes in film composition given by Miklós Rózsa at the Univeristy of Southern California. In 1950, he was employed as a clerk ...

Music Adapter, Arranger and Conductor

3. Kris Zimmerman

Casting_director | Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Kris Zimmerman was born on December 12, 1958 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Kris Ellen Sorenson. She is known for her work on Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (2015), Regular Show (2009) and Mad Max (2015). She was previously married to Carlton Salter and Patric Zimmerman.

Casting and Voice Director

4. Mel Gibson

Actor | Braveheart

Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, New York, USA, as the sixth of eleven children of Hutton Gibson, a railroad brakeman, and Anne Patricia (Reilly) Gibson (who died in December of 1990). His mother was Irish, from County Longford, while his American-born father is ...

as Francisco (voice)

5. Lance Henriksen

Actor | Hard Target

An intense, versatile actor as adept at playing clean-cut FBI agents as he is psychotic motorcycle-gang leaders, who can go from portraying soulless, murderous vampires to burned-out, world-weary homicide detectives, Lance Henriksen has starred in a variety of films that have allowed him to stretch...

as Bernardo (voice)

6. Richard Attenborough

Actor | Jurassic Park

Lord Richard Attenborough was born in Cambridge, England, the son of Mary (née Clegg), a founding member of the Marriage Guidance Council, and Frederick Levi Attenborough, a scholar and academic administrator who was a don at Emmanuel College and wrote a standard text on Anglo-Saxon law. ...

as Marcellus (voice)

7. Paul Williams

Soundtrack | Phantom of the Paradise

Known for timeless classics such as "We've Only Just Begun", "Rainy Days and Mondays", "Evergreen", "Just an Old Fashioned Love Song" and "Rainbow Connection", Paul Williams is responsible for what will remain part of our popular culture for many years to come. His music has been recorded by some ...

as Sea Captain (voice)

8. Harrison Ford

Actor | The Fugitive

Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish emigrants from Minsk, ...

as First Player (voice)

9. Charlton Heston

Actor | Ben-Hur

With features chiseled in stone, and renowned for playing a long list of historical figures, particularly in Biblical epics, the tall, well built and ruggedly handsome Charlton Heston was one of Hollywood's greatest leading men and remained active in front of movie cameras for over sixty years. As ...

as Player King (voice)

10. Paige O'Hara

Actress | Beauty and the Beast

Paige O'Hara was born on May 10, 1956 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA as Donna Paige Helmintoller. She is an actress, known for Beauty and the Beast (1991), Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) and Enchanted (2007). She has been married to Michael Piontek since 1995.

as Player Queen (voice)

11. Peter Cushing

Actor | Star Wars

Peter Wilton Cushing was born on May 26, 1913 in Kenley, Surrey, England, to Nellie Maria (King) and George Edward Cushing, a quantity surveyor. He and his older brother David were raised first in Dulwich Village, a south London suburb, and then later back in Surrey. At an early age, Cushing was ...

as Orsic (voice) (archive sound)

12. Sherman Howard

Actor | Day of the Dead

Sherman Howard was born on June 11, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Howard Lee Sherman. He is an actor and writer, known for Day of the Dead (1985), Seinfeld (1989) and The Stand (1994). He has been married to Donna Bullock since May 1988. They have one child. He was previously married to ...

as Gravedigger (voice)

13. Townsend Coleman

Actor | The Tick

As a busy Hollywood voice-actor, Townsend Coleman is perhaps one of the most recognizable voices on TV. For 16 years, he was the voice of NBC's "Must See TV" and "Comedy Night Done Right" primetime comedy promos, including hits from Seinfeld and Frasier to 30 Rock and The Office, as well as the ...

as Priest (voice)

14. David Ogden Stiers

Actor | M*A*S*H

David Ogden Stiers was born in Peoria, Illinois, to Margaret Elizabeth (Ogden) and Kenneth Truman Stiers. He moved with his family to Eugene, Oregon, where he graduated from North Eugene High School in 1960. At the age of twenty, he was offered $200 to join the company of the Santa Clara ...

as Claudius (The King) (voice)

15. Sigourney Weaver

Actress | Avatar

Sigourney Weaver was born Susan Alexandra Weaver in Leroy Hospital in Manhattan, New York City. Her father, TV producer Sylvester L. Weaver Jr., originally wanted to name her Flavia, because of his passion for Roman history (he had already named her elder brother Trajan). Her mother, Elizabeth ...

as Gertrude (The Queen) (voice)

16. Christopher Daniel Barnes

Actor | The Little Mermaid

Christopher Daniel Barnes was born on November 7, 1972 in Portland, Maine, USA. He is an actor, known for The Little Mermaid (1989), Spider-Man (1994), The Brady Bunch Movie (1995) and A Very Brady Sequel (1996). Barnes moved to New York when he was eight years old, where he began his acting career...

as Hamlet - Prince of Denmark (voice)

17. Roddy McDowall

Actor | Fright Night

Roddy McDowall was born in Herne Hill, London, England, to Winifriede Lucinda (Corcoran), an Irish-born aspiring actress, and Thomas Andrew McDowall, a merchant seaman. Roddy was enrolled in elocution courses at age five and by ten had appeared in his first film, Murder in the Family (1938), ...

as Horatio - his Friend (voice)

18. Robby Benson

Actor | Beauty and the Beast

Robby Benson was born on January 21, 1956 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Robin David Segal. He is an actor and director, known for Beauty and the Beast (1991), Friends (1994) and One on One (1977). He has been married to Karla DeVito since July 11, 1982. They have two children.

as Polonius - Lord of Chamberlain (voice)

19. Matthew Broderick

Actor | The Producers

A slight comic actor chiefly known for his boyish charm, Matthew Broderick was born on March 21, 1962 in New York City, to Patricia Broderick (née Biow), a playwright and painter, and James Broderick, an actor. His father had Irish and English ancestry, and his mother was from a Jewish family (from...

as Laertes - his Son (voice)

20. Helena Bonham Carter

Actress | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Helena Bonham Carter is an actress of great versatility, one of the UK's finest and most successful.

Bonham Carter was born May 26, 1966 in Golders Green, London, England, the youngest of three children of Elena (née Propper de Callejón), a psychotherapist, and Raymond Bonham Carter, a merchant ...

as Ophelia - and Daughter (voice)

21. 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 ...

as Narrator (voice)

22. Charlie Adler

Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Charles is an Emmy Award winning Dialogue Director, Annie Award Acting Nominee, Dramalogue Winning Actor, Helen Hayes Award Acting Nominee and Casting Director. Successfully going from genre to genre, he has lent his Dialogue Direction talents to the remake of "The Nutty Professor" starring legend ...

as Additional Voices (voice)

23. Bever-Leigh Banfield

Actress | Open All Night

Bever-Leigh Banfield was born on October 3, 1953 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Open All Night (1981), Roots: The Next Generations (1979) and Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989).

as Additional Voices (voice)

24. Michael Bell

Actor | The Transformers: The Movie

Michael Bell was born on July 30, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Transformers: The Movie (1986), Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004) and G.I. Joe (1985). He has been married to Victoria Carroll since January 1, 1968. They have one child.

as Additional Voices (voice)

25. Gregg Berger

Actor | Transformers: Devastation

Gregg Berger Bio

Gregg Berger Voice / Actor Transformers, The Garfield Show, Spaced Invaders, More! Gregg Berger is an American Voice / Actor, who is Internationally known for his iconic roles as GRIMLOCK in G1Transformers and Transformers Fall of Cybertron, and the eagerly anticipated Power of the ...

as Spear Carrier, Additional Voices (voice)

26. Nancy Cartwright

Actress | The Simpsons

Nancy Cartwright was born on October 25, 1957 in Dayton, Ohio, USA as Nancy Jean Cartwright. She is an actress, known for The Simpsons (1989), The Simpsons Movie (2007) and Godzilla (1998). She was previously married to Warren Murphy.

as Additional Voices (voice)

27. Brian Cummings

Actor | G.I. Joe

Brian Cummings was born on March 4, 1948 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA. He is known for his work on G.I. Joe (1985), DuckTales (1987) and Beauty and the Beast (1991).

as Additional Voices (voice)

28. Jennifer Darling

Actress | Tenchi Muyô! In Love

Ms. Darling was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and started dancing at the age of the three at the Gene Kelly Dance Studio. By the age of 6, she was performing in shows at the dance studio. At the age of 14, she appeared twice on the Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour (1948), after having ...

as Additional Voices (voice)

29. June Foray

Actress | Mulan

Legendary voice actress June Foray was born June Lucille Forer on September 18, 1917 in Springfield, Massachusetts, to Ida (Robinson) and Maurice Forer was of Russian descent and her mother Ida Robinson was of French Canadian And Native American descent.

She started in the voice field at the age of ...

as Lady of the Court, Additional Voices (voice)

30. Michael Gough

Actor | The Mummy Returns

Michael Gough was born on December 3, 1956 in San Jose, California, USA as Michael J. Gough. He is an actor, known for The Mummy Returns (2001), Resident Evil 4 (2005) and Batman: Arkham Origins (2013).

as Additional Voices (voice)

31. Michael McConnohie

Actor | The Big O

Michael McConnohie was born on July 23, 1951 in Mansfield, Ohio, USA as Michael D. McConnohie. He is an actor and writer, known for The Big O (1999), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991).

as Additional Voices (voice)

32. Laura Mooney

Actress | Twilight Zone: The Movie

Laura Mooney was born on May 27, 1976 in Westminster, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983), Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989) and Potato Head Kids (1986).

as Additional Voices (voice)

33. Alan Oppenheimer

Actor | Westworld

Alan Oppenheimer was born on April 23, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA as Alan Louis Oppenheimer. He is an actor, known for Westworld (1973), 9 (2009) and He-Man and She-Ra: The Secret of the Sword (1985). He was previously married to Marianna Elliott and Marilyn Greenwood.

as Ghost of Hamlet's Father, Additional Voices (voice)

34. Neil Ross

Actor | The Transformers: The Movie

Neil Ross was born on December 31, 1944 in London, England. He is known for his work on The Transformers: The Movie (1986), An American Tail (1986) and Back to the Future Part II (1989).

as Additional Voices (voice)

35. Beau Weaver

Actor | Transformers

He grew up in Tulsa, and got his start working for a variety of radio stations as an on-air personality in a number of cities in the 60s and 70s. Today, Beau lives in Los Angeles, where he is a prolific voiceover talent, heard daily on network program promos, trailers for feature films, national ...

as Additional Voices (voice)

36. Alexander Courage

Music_department | Jurassic Park

Alexander Courage was born on December 10, 1919 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Alexander Mair Courage Jr. He is known for his work on Jurassic Park (1993), Star Trek Generations (1994) and Star Trek: First Contact (1996). He was married to Shirley Pumpelly. He died on May 15, 2008 in Pacific...

Additional Music

37. Kenneth Hall

Music_department | Star Trek: First Contact

Holds "The Art of Music Editing" chair since 2005

Music Editor

38. Arthur Morton

Music_department | Star Trek: First Contact

Arthur Morton was born Arthur Goldberg on 8th August 1908 in Duluth, Minnesota. He attended west high school in Minneapolis and graduated from the university of Minnesota (where he played in jazz bands) in 1929. After a year of law school and graduate work in philosophy he moved to Los Angeles. In ...

Orchestration Reconstruction and Additional Orchestrator

39. John Hollingsworth

Music_department | The Pirates of Blood River

Hollingsworth studied at the Guildhall School of Music, and, by 1939, was conducting concerts with the London Symphony Orchestra. The following year, he joined the orchestra of the Royal Air Force as an associate conductor, at the same time orchestrating wartime documentaries made by the Crown Film...

Based on Original Orchestrations

Based on Original Orchestrations

41. Paul Salamunovich

Music_department | Deep Blue Sea

Acclaimed Grammy®-nominated choral conductor and Los Angeles Master Chorale (LAMC) Music Director Emeritus Paul Salamunovich, whose artistry touched millions of people around the world through recordings, live performances, college and university clinics, and the numerous film scores on which he ...

Choir Conductor

42. Bruce Botnick

Music_department | Gremlins

Bruce Botnick is known for his work on Gremlins (1984), Star Trek: First Contact (1996) and Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983).

Music Scoring Mixer (Recorded at MGM Studios Scoring Stage, Culver City, CA)

43. Laurence Olivier

Actor | Sleuth

Laurence Olivier could speak William Shakespeare's lines as naturally as if he were "actually thinking them", said English playwright Charles Bennett, who met Olivier in 1927. Laurence Kerr Olivier was born in Dorking, Surrey, England, to Agnes Louise (Crookenden) and Gerard Kerr Olivier, a High ...

Special Thanks

44. Christopher Lee

Actor | Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was perhaps the only actor of his generation to have starred in so many films and cult saga. Although most notable for personifying bloodsucking vampire, Dracula, on screen, he portrayed other varied characters on screen, most of which were villains, whether it ...

Special Thanks

45. Bob Badami

Music_department | Mad Max: Fury Road

Bob Badami was born on October 2, 1951 in San Diego, California, USA as Robert Anthony Badami. He is known for his work on Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), Sherlock Holmes (2009) and Armageddon (1998). He was previously married to Jennifer Nash.

Special Thanks

46. Ridley Scott

Producer | The Martian

Described by film producer Michael Deeley as "the very best eye in the business", director Ridley Scott was born on November 30, 1937 in South Shields, Tyne and Wear (then County Durham). His father was an officer in the Royal Engineers and the family followed him as his career posted him ...

Special Thanks

47. Anthony Quayle

Actor | Lawrence of Arabia

Anthony Quayle was born in Ainsdale in September 1913, the son of a Lancashire lawyer. He completed his education at Rugby School and had a brief spell at RADA, before treading the boards for the first time as the straight man in a music hall comedy act in 1931. Tall, burly, round-faced and ...

In Loving Memory of

48. Patrick Troughton

Actor | The Omen

Patrick Troughton was born in Mill Hill, London and was educated at Mill Hill School. He trained as an actor at the Embassy School of Acting in the UK and at Leighton Rollin's Studio for for Actors at Long Island, New York in the USA. During World War II he served in the Royal Navy and after the ...

In Loving Memory of



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