Boogie Nights 1997 premiere

by MikeSeravello-233-985397 | created - 23 Jul 2018 | updated - 30 Aug 2018 | Public

Wednesday October 15th, Grauman's Chinese Theater 6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

1. Mark Wahlberg

Producer | The Fighter

American actor Mark Wahlberg is one of a handful of respected entertainers who successfully made the transition from teen pop idol to acclaimed actor. A Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee for The Departed (2006) who went on to receive positive critical reviews for his performance in The Fighter (...

2. Michael Penn

Composer | Girls

Michael Penn was born on August 1, 1958 in New York City, New York, USA as Michael Daniel Penn. He is a composer, known for Girls (2012), Boogie Nights (1997) and Sunshine Cleaning (2008). He has been married to Aimee Mann since December 29, 1997. He was previously married to Kate Dornan.

3. Jodie Foster

Actress | The Silence of the Lambs

Jodie Foster was born Alicia Christian Foster on November 19, 1962 in Los Angeles. She is the daughter of Evelyn Ella "Brandy" (Almond), a producer, and Lucius Fisher Foster III, an Air Force lieutenant colonel and real estate broker. Brandy had filed for divorce in 1959 after having three children...

4. Donnie Wahlberg

Actor | Saw II

Donald Edmond Wahlberg, Jr. was born August 17, 1969 in Dorchester Massachusetts, into a family of Swedish (from his paternal grandfather), Irish, and more distant French-Canadian, English, and Scottish, descent. He is the eighth of nine children of Alma Elaine (Donnelly), a nurse's aide and clerk,...

5. Robert Wahlberg

Actor | The Departed

Robert Wahlberg was born on December 18, 1967 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA as Robert G. Wahlberg. He is an actor and producer, known for The Departed (2006), The Equalizer (2014) and Mystic River (2003).

6. Alyssa Milano

Actress | Charmed

Alyssa Milano comes from an Italian-American family; her mother Lin Milano is a fashion designer and father Thomas Milano is a film music editor. Alyssa was born in a working-class neighborhood in Brooklyn and grew up in a modest house on Staten Island. One day her babysitter, who was an aspiring ...

7. Bridgid Coulter

Actress | Rosewood

Bridgid Coulter was born on August 2, 1968 in Alameda County, California, USA as Bridgid Latrice Coulter. She is an actress and producer, known for Rosewood (1997), Westworld (2016) and Martin (1992).

8. Don Cheadle

Actor | Crash

Donald Frank Cheadle was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 29, 1964. His childhood found him moving from city to city with his family: mother Bettye (North), a teacher, father Donald Frank Cheadle, Sr., a clinical psychologist, sister Dawn, and brother Colin. After graduating high school in...

9. Julianne Moore

Actress | Still Alice

Julianne Moore was born Julie Anne Smith in Fort Bragg, North Carolina on December 3, 1960, the daughter of Anne (Love), a social worker, and Peter Moore Smith, a paratrooper, colonel, and later military judge. Her mother moved to the U.S. in 1951, from Greenock, Scotland. Her father, from ...

10. Bart Freundlich

Director | The Myth of Fingerprints

Bart Freundlich was born on January 17, 1970 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a director and writer, known for The Myth of Fingerprints (1997), Wolves (2016) and Trust the Man (2005). He has been married to Julianne Moore since August 23, 2003. They have two children.

11. Burt Reynolds

Actor | Boogie Nights

Enduring, strong-featured, and genial star of US cinema, Burt Reynolds started off in T.V. westerns in the 1960s and then carved his name into 1970s/1980s popular culture, as a sex symbol (posing nearly naked for "Cosmopolitan" magazine), and on-screen as both a rugged action figure and then as a ...

13. Tom Sizemore

Actor | Saving Private Ryan

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Thomas Edward Sizemore, Jr. was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Judith (Schannault), an ombudsman staff member, and Thomas Edward Sizemore, ...

14. Jack Noseworthy

Actor | Killing Kennedy

Born and raised in Massachusetts, Jack received his BFA from The Boston Conservatory. Currently staring in the Toronto production of COME FROM AWAY. He began his career on stage in the national tour of the musical CATS. He made his Broadway debut in the original company of JEROME ROBBINS BROADWAY, ...

15. Johnny Galecki

Actor | The Big Bang Theory

John Mark Galecki was born in Bree, Belgium, to American parents; his father was stationed there while serving in the U.S. Air Force. When he was three years old, his family moved to Chicago, Illinois, where he grew up with his parents, Mary Lou and Richard Galecki, and siblings, sister Allison (...

16. Michael Cade

Actor | California Dreams

Michael Cade was born on June 14, 1972 in New Jersey, USA as Michael Ocello. He is an actor, known for California Dreams (1992), Chaplin (1992) and Baywatch (1989).

17. Thomas Jane

Actor | Deep Blue Sea

Thomas Jane was born on February 22, 1969 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Thomas Elliott. He is an actor and producer, known for Deep Blue Sea (1999), The Thin Red Line (1998) and Boogie Nights (1997). He was previously married to Patricia Arquette and Ayesha Hauer.

18. Heather Graham

Actress | Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

Heather Joan Graham was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Joan (Bransfield), a schoolteacher and children's book author, and James Graham, an FBI agent. She and her sister, actress Aimee Graham, were raised by their strictly Catholic parents. They relocated often, as a result of their father's ...

19. Nathan Bexton

Actor | Go

Nathan Bexton was born on February 26, 1977 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is an actor and director, known for Go (1999), Psycho Beach Party (2000) and 2 Dudes and a Dream (2009).

20. Scott Wolf

Actor | The Night Shift

Scott Wolf is an actor and producer known for his roles in Party of Five (1994), White Squall (1996), Go (1999), Everwood (2004), V (2009), Perception (2012), The Night Shift (2014) and many others. In addition to his extensive work on screen and TV, Wolf's prestigious stage experience includes the...

21. Djimon Hounsou

Actor | Blood Diamond

Djimon Hounsou was born in Cotonou, Benin, in west Africa, to Albertine and Pierre Hounsou, a cook. He moved to Lyon, France, when he was thirteen. Hounsou has graced the catwalks of Paris and London as a popular male model. He has since left his modeling career and has worked on Gladiator (2000) ...

22. Elise Neal

Actress | Hustle & Flow

Elise Neal was born in Memphis, Tennessee and began dancing at age six. She credits her success to her mother, Arletha Neal, who always supported her and drove her to many talent shows and recitals. After moving to New York and quickly booking many off-Broadway shows and musical revivals, she ...

23. Rebecca Gayheart

Actress | Urban Legend

Rebecca Gayheart was born on August 12, 1971 in Hazard, Kentucky, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Urban Legend (1998), Nothing to Lose (1997) and Jawbreaker (1999). She has been married to Eric Dane since October 29, 2004. They have two children.

24. Cheryl Tiegs

Soundtrack | Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

Cheryl Tiegs was born on September 25, 1947 in Breckenridge, Minnesota, USA as Cheryl Rae Tiegs. She is an actress, known for Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007), Moonlighting (1985) and The Brown Bunny (2003). She was previously married to Rod Stryker, Tony Peck, Peter Beard and Stan Dragoti.

25. Penelope Ann Miller

Actress | The Artist

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Most recently she took on the role of Elizabeth Turner in the controversial true story of Nat Turner's 1831 ...

26. Matt LeBlanc

Actor | Friends

Matt LeBlanc was born on 25 July 1967 in Newton, Massachussetts. His mother, Patricia, is of Italian origin, and worked as an office manager, and his father, Paul LeBlanc, who was from a French-Canadian family, was a mechanic. After graduating from high school, he spent some time as a photo model ...

27. Minnie Driver

Actress | Good Will Hunting

Amelia Fiona J. Driver was born January 31, 1970 in Finsbury Park, London. Her mother, Gaynor Churchward (née Millington), was a designer and former couture model, and her father, Charles Ronald "Ronnie" Driver, was a businessman. She has a sister, Kate Driver, who is a model and a producer. ...

28. Patrick Dempsey

Actor | Grey's Anatomy

Patrick Dempsey has lived two charming but separate lives on film and television. From an exuberant, somewhat awkward charmer in college comedy films of the late 1980s and early 1990s, he has morphed spectacularly into a dreamy, wavy-haired television hunk of the new-age millennium and this ...

29. Tim Burton

Producer | Edward Scissorhands

Timothy Walter Burton was born in Burbank, California, to Jean Rae (Erickson), who owned a cat-themed gift shop, and William Reed Burton, who worked for the Burbank Park and Recreation Department. He spent most of his childhood as a recluse, drawing cartoons, and watching old movies (he was ...

30. Fairuza Balk

Actress | The Craft

"Fairuza!" ("Turquoise" in Farsi), her father exclaimed as he saw her blue eyes: Fairuza Alejandra Balk had just been born on May 21, 1974 in Point Reyes, California. Her father, Solomon Feldthouse, was a traveling musician originally from Idaho, and her mother, Cathryn Balk, was a belly dancer. ...

31. Melora Walters

Actress | Magnolia

Melora Walters was born on October 21, 1960 in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. She is an actress and director, known for Magnolia (1999), Boogie Nights (1997) and Dead Poets Society (1989). She was previously married to Alex Vendler, Dylan Walsh and Christopher Scotellaro.

32. William H. Macy

Actor | Fargo

William H. Macy was born on March 13, 1950 in Miami, Florida, USA as William Hall Macy Jr. He is an actor and writer, known for Fargo (1996), Shameless (2011) and Magnolia (1999). He has been married to Felicity Huffman since September 6, 1997. They have two children.

33. John C. Reilly

Actor | Chicago

Character actor, dramatic leading man, or hilarious comic foil? With an astonishing range of roles already under his belt, John C. Reilly has played an eclectic host of rich characters to great effect over the years, from seedy ne'er-do-wells, to lovable, good-natured schlepps.

The fifth of six ...

34. Vondie Curtis-Hall

Actor | Romeo + Juliet

Vondie Curtis-Hall was born on September 30, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Romeo + Juliet (1996), Chicago Hope (1994) and Broken Arrow (1996). He has been married to Kasi Lemmons since 1995. They have two children.

35. Lisa Marie

Actress | We Are Still Here

By the age of sixteen, Lisa Marie, was a model and an actress. She has modeled for photographers such as; Robert Mapplethorpe and Bruce Weber and has been featured for Calvin Klein. She has worked with many different film-makers; Woody Allen, Matthew Modine, Tim Burton, and Rob Zombie and has ...

36. Jack Black

Actor | The School of Rock

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37. Brett Ratner

Director | Red Dragon

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38. Riki Rachtman

Actor | Mystery Men

Riki Rachtman was born on June 15, 1965 in Van Nuys, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Mystery Men (1999), Wild Roomies (2004) and Rebel Highway (1994).

39. Steve Jones

Soundtrack | The A-Team

Stephen Philip Jones, was born on September 3rd, 1955 in West London. His real father, an amateur boxer, named Don Jarvis left Steve and his mother when he was just two years old. Sometime later his Step-father arrived on the scene, for a time, Steve lived in a house with his parents and ...

40. Nicole Eggert

Actress | Charles in Charge

Nicole Eggert was born on January 13, 1972 in Glendale, California, USA as Nicole Elizabeth Eggert. She is an actress and producer, known for Charles in Charge (1984), Baywatch (1989) and Blown Away (1993). She was previously married to Justin Herwick.

41. Kristen Johnston

Actress | 3rd Rock from the Sun

Kristen Johnston studied acting at the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School in New York City.

She won two Emmys for her role on 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996). She has appeared on many other television shows, including Ugly Betty (2006), ER (1994), Bored to Death (2009) and, perhaps most memorably, ...

42. Denise Richards

Actress | The World Is Not Enough

Denise Richards was born in Downers Grove, Illinois, the older of two daughters of Joni Lee, who owned a coffee shop, and Irv Richards, a telephone engineer. She has German, French-Canadian, Irish, English, and Welsh ancestry. She grew up in the Chicago area, until the family relocated to Oceanside...

43. Christine Taylor

Actress | Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

Christine Taylor was born on July 30, 1971 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA as Christine Joan Taylor. She is an actress, known for Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004), The Wedding Singer (1998) and Zoolander (2001). She has been married to Ben Stiller since May 13, 2000. They have two children.

44. Carlos Leon

Actor | The Big Lebowski

Born July 10, 1966. A resident of New York. Former celebrity personal trainer turned accomplished actor. Has also appeared on- and off-Broadway, including "Aunt Dan and Lemon". As of Summer, 2006 he can be seen nightly on Broadway in the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of "The Three Penny ...

45. Ben Stiller

Producer | Zoolander

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His parents made no real ...

46. Jerry Stahl

Actor | Zoolander

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47. Amber Smith

Actress | L.A. Confidential

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48. Russell Simmons

Producer | The Nutty Professor

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49. Kimora Lee Simmons

Actress | Waist Deep

Kimora Lee Simmons was born on May 4, 1975 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Kimora Lee Perkins. She is a producer and actress, known for Waist Deep (2006), Rebound (2005) and For Love or Money (1993). She has been married to Tim Leissner since December 2013. They have one child. She was previously ...

50. Heather Elizabeth Parkhurst

Actress | Beverly Hills Cop III

Heather Elizabeth Parkhurst was born on January 16, 1967 in San Francisco, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Beverly Hills Cop III (1994), Alpha Dog (2006) and Bikini Summer III: South Beach Heat (1997).

51. Stephen Bishop

Actor | Moneyball

Stephen Bishop is an actor, known for Moneyball (2011), Battleship (2012) and The Rundown (2003).

52. Talisa Soto

Actress | Mortal Kombat

Born to a Puerto Rican family in Brooklyn, Talisa was raised there and in Massachusetts. She started modeling at age 15 and has appeared on the covers of "Vogue," "Mademoiselle," "Glamour," and "Self," as well as in a "Sports Illustrated" swimsuit issue. She has been making film appearances since ...

53. Lisa Canning

Actress | Scream

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54. Penelope Ann Miller

Actress | The Artist

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55. Ming-Na Wen

Actress | Mulan

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56. Eric Michael Zee

Actor | Independence Day

Eric Michael Zee was born on February 5, 1966. He is an actor, known for Independence Day (1996), Fist of Legend (1994) and Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993). He has been married to Ming-Na Wen since June 16, 1995. They have two children.

57. Maeve Quinlan

Actress | Not Easily Broken

Maeve Quinlan was born on November 16, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Maeve Anne Quinlan. She is an actress and producer, known for Not Easily Broken (2009), 90210 (2008) and South of Nowhere (2005). She was previously married to Tom Sizemore.

58. Jonathan Quint

Actor | Boogie Nights

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59. Victoria Rowell

Actress | Dumb and Dumber

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