Sci-Fi/Fantasy/YA-Dystopian-Sounding-Ass Namesby tiheimbaugh | created - 02 Jan 2017 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
People who sound like they could be Jedi Council members, Hogwarts faculty, Hunger Games participants, tertiary Game of Thrones characters, etc. etc. based solely on their names.
Actor | Wait Until Dark
It's hardly surprising that the son of renowned Russian-born concert violinist Efrem Zimbalist Sr. (1889-1985) and Romanian-born opera singer Alma Gluck (1884-1938) would desire a performing career of some kind. Born in New York City on November 30, 1918, surrounded by people of wealth and privilege...
Actress | Terminator Salvation
Moon Bloodgood was born on September 20, 1975 in Alliance, Nebraska, USA as Korinna Moon Bloodgood. She is known for her work on Terminator Salvation (2009), Faster (2010) and The Sessions (2012). She has been married to Grady Hall since August 2011. They have two children.
4. Nolan North
Nolan North was born on October 31, 1970 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Nolan Ramsay North. He is known for his work on Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection (2015), Con Man (2015) and Pretty Little Liars (2010). He has been married to Jill Murray since June 4, 1999. They have two children.
Producer | Super Size Me
Morgan Spurlock was born on November 7, 1970 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA as Morgan Valentine Spurlock. He is a producer and writer, known for Super Size Me (2004), The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011) and Léon: The Professional (1994). He has been married to Sara Bernstein since May 2,...
Undoubtedly the woman who had come to epitomize what we recognize today as "celebrity", Zsa Zsa Gabor, is better known for her many marriages, personal appearances, her "dahlink" catchphrase, her actions, life gossip, and quotations on men, rather than her film career.
Zsa Zsa Gabor was born Sári ...
Actor | Prison Break
Wentworth Miller is a compelling and critically acclaimed actor whose credits span both television and feature film.
Wentworth Earl Miller III was born June 2, 1972 in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, to American parents, Joy Marie (Palm), a special education teacher, and Wentworth Earl Miller...
14. Roosevelt Grier
Soundtrack | Half Nelson
Former star player with the Los Angeles Rams during the 1960s, this impressively built African-American athlete broke into acting via appearances in TV shows including The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964), The Wild Wild West (1965) and I Dream of Jeannie (1965).
Grier received positive reviews for his ...
Actor | Emergency!
Randolph Mantooth definitely fit the bill when he made a bankable name for himself in the TV medical series Emergency! (1972) as strong but sensitive paramedic/firefighter "John Gage". Tall, dark and quite handsome, he is of Seminole Indian heritage, born in Sacramento, California, one of four ...
16. Eddie Redmayne
Actor | Les Misérables
British actor Eddie Redmayne is the first Generation X male to have won an acting Oscar (for The Theory of Everything (2014)).
Edward John David Redmayne was born and raised in London, England, the son of Patricia (Burke) and Richard Charles Tunstall Redmayne, a businessman. His great-grandfather ...
17. Forest Whitaker
Actor | The Last King of Scotland
Forest Steven Whitaker has packaged a king-size talent into his hulking 6' 2", 220 lb. frame. He won an Academy Award for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the film The Last King of Scotland (2006), and has also won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA. He is the fourth African-American male to...
18. Elisha Cuthbert
Actress | The Girl Next Door
Elisha Ann Cuthbert (born November 30, 1982) is a Canadian actress and model. She became internationally known for playing Kim Bauer in the series 24 (2001); Danielle in the teen comedy film The Girl Next Door (2004) and Carly Jones in the 2005 in of House of Wax (2005). She was voted the sexiest ...
Actor | The Imitation Game
Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born and raised in London, England. His parents, Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton (born Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch), are both actors. He is a grandson of submarine commander Henry Carlton Cumberbatch, and a great-grandson of diplomat Henry Arnold ...
20. Oona Chaplin
Actress | The Longest Ride
Oona Chaplin is a Spanish actress. Her mother is Geraldine Chaplin. She is also the granddaughter of English film actor Charlie Chaplin, and great-granddaughter of American playwright Eugene O'Neill. She is best known for playing Talisa Maegyr in the HBO TV series Game of Thrones and Zilpha Geary ...
21. Oona Yaffe
Actress | Sleepy Hollow
Oona Yaffe is an American actor. The possibility of working as a professional actor opened for her after she appeared as a contestant on the second season of MasterChef Junior, a reality TV show. She remains serious about cooking having interned in some restaurants and hosting a few charity dinners...
22. Ivanka Trump
Self | Born Rich
Ivanka Trump was born on October 30, 1981 in New York City, New York, USA as Ivana Marie Trump. She is known for her work on Born Rich (2003), Gossip Girl (2007) and The Girls Next Door (2005). She has been married to Jared Kushner since October 25, 2009. They have three children.
23. Rosamund Pike
Actress | Gone Girl
Born on January 27, 1979 in London, England, actress Rosamund Mary Elizabeth Pike is the only child of a classical violinist mother, Caroline (Friend), and an opera singer father, Julian Pike. Due to her parents' work, she spent her early childhood traveling around Europe. Pike attended Badminton ...
25. Fin Argus
Actor | The Gifted
Steffan Argus has been a professional actor, singer-songwriter, musician, performer from age 10. Starting out in musical theatre, he was soon cast as one of five members of an international Billboard chart-topping multi-million dollar children's music franchise. He recorded albums, filmed music ...
26. Thomas Turgoose
Actor | This Is England
Turgoose is from Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire. He attended Wintringham School of the same town whilst filming This Is England (2006) and The The Innocence Project (2006)
Turgoose's mother Sharon died in 2005; This Is England is dedicated to her memory.
He has three older brothers, Karl 22, Mathew...
27. Nestor Carbonell
Actor | The Dark Knight
He is most often recognized for his integral role in the series "Lost" as Richard Alpert, as well as his turn as Mayor Anthony Garcia opposite Gary Oldman in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight". He reprised his role as the Mayor in the box-office hit "The Dark Knight Rises".
Nestor can be seen ...
28. Thad Luckinbill
Actor | Just Married
Thad Luckinbill was born on April 24, 1975 in Enid, Oklahoma, USA as Thaddeus Rowe Luckinbill. He is an actor and producer, known for Just Married (2003), Sicario (2015) and La La Land (2016). He has been married to Amelia Heinle since March 3, 2007. They have two children.
30. Morena Baccarin
Actress | Deadpool
Morena Baccarin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to actress Vera Setta and journalist Fernando Baccarin. Her uncle was actor Ivan Setta. Morena has Italian and Brazilian Portuguese ancestry. She moved to New York at the age of 10, when her father was transferred there. She attended the LaGuardia...
31. Rune Temte
Actor | Captain Marvel
From the fierce "Bron - Char" in "Captain Marvel" to the ultimate Viking warlord "UBBA" in "The Last Kingdom" Rune Temte has made a strong impression by playing rogues, villains and all-around bad asses, often with a twinkle in the Eye. He is the first Norwegian to have been cast in the MCU. A ...
32. Yael Stone
Actress | Orange Is the New Black
In 2013, Australian New York City resident Yael Stone portrayed inmate 'Lorna Morello' in Orange Is the New Black.
Yael graduated from NIDA. From a young age, Yael has been lucky enough to work with Australia's premiere storytellers, luminaries of performance and visionaries behind the scenes in ...
33. Musetta Vander
Actress | O Brother, Where Art Thou?
A Dutch South African, Musetta Vander was raised without that most basic of modern conveniences--television! Radio programming, childhood books and weekend trips to the drive-in introduced her to the magical world of movies. It was not until the mid-'70s that South Africa finally got television, ...
Actress | Shades of Blue
Born in the beach city of Manhattan Beach and raised in Redondo Beach, Californian, Vanessa has the movie business in her blood. Her great grandmother was a silent movie actress and writer but her interest in performing & acting is all her own.
Vanessa attended the University of California Los ...
Director | Never Goin' Back
Augustine Frizzell was born on July 27th, 1979 in Garland, Texas. She is a director and actress known for Never Goin' Back (2018), Euphoria (2019), and Pete's Dragon (2016.) Her first feature, Never Goin' Back, premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival in the Midnight section and was released ...
36. Cellin Gluck
Director | Sugihara Chiune
Cellin Gluck is a director known for Persona Non Grata (2015), Oba The Last Samurai (2011), Sideways - aka Saidoweizu (2009) and Lorelei (2005) .As an assistant director/production manager he is known for Godzilla (2014), Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), Transformers (2007), Remember the Titans (2000) ...
37. Pom Klementieff
Actress | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Pom Klementieff (born 3 May 1986) is a French actress. She was trained at the Cours Florent drama school in Paris and has appeared in such films as Loup (2009), Sleepless Night (2011) and Hacker's Game (2015). She plays the role of Mantis in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Guardians of the ...
Actress | Project Almanac
Sofia Black-D'Elia grew up in northern New Jersey with her parents and older brother, Kyle. Her mother is of Russian Jewish descent and her father is of Italian ancestry. Prior to graduating Clifton High School, Sofia booked her first role in All My Children and discovered an affinity for acting. ...
Actress | La vie d'Adèle
Adèle Exarchopoulos is a French actress with partially Greek roots (her grandfather was Greek). She was born in Paris, France. Her mother, Marina (Niquet), is a nurse, and her father, Didier Exarchopoulos, is a guitarist. At the age of 9 she started acting and watching movies. As she said on the ...
43. Slade Smiley
Actor | TMI Hollywood
Long before Slade Smiley became a resident of the OC and an original cast member of Bravo TV's "The Real Housewives of Orange County", Slade discovered he had a love for entertainment in his native town of Anchorage, Alaska. Slade joined a local performing choir at age 13 and furthered his interest...
45. Asia Argento
Actress | Land of the Dead
Asia Argento was born in Rome, Italy, into a family of actors and filmmakers, both occupations which she has herself pursued. She made her debut when she was only nine years old in Sergio Citti's Sogni e bisogni (1985). In 1988 she had the leading role in Cristina Comencini's first film, Zoo (1988)...
50. Taran Killam
Actor | Killing Gunther
Taran Killam was born on April 1, 1982 in Culver City, California, USA as Taran Hourie Killam. He is an actor, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), The Heat (2013) and 12 Years a Slave (2013). He has been married to Cobie Smulders, since September 8, 2012. They have two children.
Actor | Stardust
Julian Rhind-Tutt was born on July 20, 1968 in West Drayton, Hillingdon, Middlesex, England as Julian Alistair Rhind-Tutt. He is an actor and producer, known for Stardust (2007), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) and Green Wing (2004). He is married to Natasa Zajc. They have one child.
52. Maximus Verso
Actor | Future Man
Maximus Verso is an actor, known for Future Man (2017), Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. (2018) and Fashion Feline: The Movie (2016).
53. River Phoenix
Actor | My Own Private Idaho
River Phoenix was born River Jude Bottom in Madras, Oregon. His mother, Arlyn (Dunetz), a Bronx-born secretary, and his father, John Bottom, a carpenter, met in California in 1968. They worked as itinerant fruit pickers, and later joined the Children of God religious group (John was originally ...
54. Rain Phoenix
Actress | Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
Rain Phoenix is the second child and first daughter born to Arlyn and John Bottom. At a young age, she and her brother River Phoenix were singing on the streets of South America for money for their growing family. As the years carried on, Rain became a big sister to brother, Joaquin, and sister, ...
55. Linus Roache
Actor | Mandy
Linus Roache began his acting career with a two-week appearance as a young Barlow on Coronation Street (1960) at the age of 11. He also played a boy with the bubonic plague in The Onedin Line (1971). He spent much of the next two decades on stage. In 1986 he had brief appearances in a few films, ...
56. Edward Furlong
Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Edward Walter Furlong was born in Glendale, California. His mother, Eleanor (Tafoya), is from a Mexican family, and worked at a youth center. Furlong had no acting ambitions until he was approached by casting agent Mali Finn, who was looking for a young actor to play the role of John Connor in what...
57. Caillou Pettis
Director | Omnicron
Caillou Isiah Joseph Pettis was born on June 28, 2000 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. At the young age of nine years old, Caillou became very intrigued in the entertainment industry watching television shows, movies, and cartoons. Caillou first pursued his acting career at the age of twelve by ...
58. Prunella Scales
Actress | Howards End
Prunella Scales was born on June 22, 1932 in Sutton Abinger, Surrey, England as Prunella Margaret Rumney Illingworth. She is an actress, known for Howard's End (1992), Fawlty Towers (1975) and An Awfully Big Adventure (1995). She has been married to Timothy West since October 1963. They have two ...
59. Galyn Görg
Actress | RoboCop 2
Galyn Görg was born in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Gwyndolin Lee Görg, (African-American, Choctaw, Blackfoot, Irish) a writer, storyteller and educator. Her Father, Alan Kent Görg (German-American) film-maker, writer and educator. Galyn has one brother, Carter, and three sisters, Gentry, ...
60. Uriah Shelton
Actor | Lifted
Uriah was born on March 10, 1997 in Dallas, Texas. One month later his family moved him to Magnolia Springs, Alabama, a small river community about 40 miles south of Mobile.
Growing up, Uriah pursued interests in martial arts, piano, and soccer. At the age of 7, he took a modeling class with his ...
61. Shane Black
Writer | Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Considered one of the pioneer screenwriters of the action genre, Black made his mark with his Lethal Weapon (1987) screenplay. He also collaborated on the story of the sequel, Lethal Weapon 2 (1989). Each successive script he turned in had a higher price attached it, from The Last Boy Scout (1991) ...
62. Justice Leak
Actor | Supergirl
Justice Leak was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama. His father, George, a former police officer, named his daughter, Liberty and son, Justice after vowing to do so while a young soldier in Vietnam. "My Dad said if he made it back home, he'd give us these names after his love for his country."
64. Heather Locklear
Actress | Melrose Place
Heather Locklear was born on September 25, 1961 in Westwood, California, USA as Heather Deen Locklear. She is an actress and producer, known for Melrose Place (1992), The Perfect Man (2005) and Money Talks (1997). She was previously married to Richie Sambora and Tommy Lee.
Actor | Band of Brothers
Peter is the son of an American mother and English father. He was brought up for the first few years in Botswana before moving to the USA where his father attended Indiana University to train as an opera singer. After his parents divorced in 1981 he lived in Tennessee with his mother but later ...
69. Robert Wisdom
Actor | The Dark Knight Rises
Robert Wisdom graces each of his diverse screen roles with a powerful, profound and cool presence-- from his commercial hits to his bold and proactive performances in a variety of new features. He starred on HBO's The Wire, generating wide critical praise. Wisdom appeared in The Hawk is Dying at ...
70. Delroy Lindo
Actor | Get Shorty
On the stage and on the big screen, Delroy Lindo projects a powerful presence that is almost impossible to ignore. Alhough it was not his first film role, his portrayal of the bipolar numbers boss West Indian Archie in Spike Lee's Malcolm X (1992) is what first attracted attention to Lindo's ...
72. Liberty Phoenix
Actress | Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Liberty Phoenix was born on July 5, 1976 in Caracas, Venezuela as Libertad Mariposa Phoenix. She is an actress, known for Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982) and Kate's Secret (1986). She is married to Andy Lord. She was previously married to Ernesto Asch.
Director | I, Anna
Barnaby Southcombe studied French and History of Art at University College London where he became involved in theatre. Upon graduation he directed an adaptation of Harold Pinter's 'Betrayal' at the Studio des Champs Elysées in Paris.
He then participated in the NYU S.C.E film program where he wrote ...
75. Barnaby Falls
Actor | Ride
Barnaby was born into a working class family, his parents both having a background in music and entertainment. His mother, an ice show performer, and his father a musician performer and teacher, both influenced his interest in the performing, musical, and martial arts.
He lived and worked in Germany...
Actress | Oh, Ramona!
Andromeda is a British-born but American-raised actress who has appeared in numerous indie feature films including breakthrough hit, Oh, Ramona, playing strong minded, single mum Alfred. As well as an actress, she is also a successful award-winning producer with her first feature film 2:Hrs now ...
77. Liana Liberato
Actress | If I Stay
Liana Liberato is an actress born in Galveston, Texas. She's been working professionally since she was 9 years old. Most notably known for her roles in Trust, Best of Me, If I Stay, and To the Bone. At 14 she won the Silver Hugo Award Best Actress at the Chicago International Film Festival for her ...
79. Victoria Justice
Actress | Victorious
Victoria Justice is an American actress and singer. She was born on February 19, 1993 in Hollywood, Florida, USA. She is the daughter of Serene Reed and Zack Justice. Her mother has Puerto Rican ancestry, while her father is of English, German, and Irish descent. She has a younger half-sister, ...
80. April Eden
Born in Muskegon Michigan the second oldest of 6 children. April is an active space advocate, videographer and live science show presenter for Griffith Observatory in Hollywood California.
Awarded multiple scholarships for both drama and Teen Bible Quiz, April graduated from Evangel University (aka/...
Actress | The Search for Santa Paws
Genevieve Hannelius is an actress, singer, and entrepreneur. She was most recently seen starring in Netflix's original series "American Vandal." She is perhaps best known for starring on the three-time Emmy-nominated Disney Channel series, Dog with a Blog, which premiered in October 2012, and was ...
83. Walton Goggins
Actor | Justified
Walton Goggins is an actor of considerable versatility and acclaim who has delivered provocative performances in a multitude of feature films and television series. He won a Critics' Choice Award for his performance in the HBO comedy series "Vice Principals" and landed an Emmy nomination for his ...
84. Richard Strange
Actor | Batman
Richard Strange was born in January 1951 in London, England. He is known for his work on Batman (1989), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991). He has been married to Kelly Dearsley Strange since September 10, 2011.
85. Marco Kyris
Marco Kyris was born Evrimahos Kyriakakis in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Oct 14th, 1961. His parents were both Greek immigrants who met through an arranged marriage in 1958. His father owned and managed a Greek variety store while his mother was a homemaker. Marco Kyris, along with his two siblings...
Actress | Vampires Suck
Anneliese van der Pol was born on September 23, 1984 in Naaldwijk, Netherlands, to Dyan Ross and Willem van der Pol. She moved to the United States when she was a young child. Her American-born mother named her after Holocaust victim Anne Frank. A graduate of the Musical Theater Program at The ...
92. Lurene Tuttle
Actress | Psycho
Quite a familiar lady and notorious busybody on 1950s and '60s TV and film, petite, red-headed character actress Lurene Tuttle was born in Pleasant Lake, Indiana and raised on a ranch close to the Arizona border. Her father, O.V. Tuttle, started out as a performer in minstrels but found a job as a ...
Actress | Criminal Minds
Tamara Clatterbuck was born on May 26, 1963 in Seattle, Washington, USA. She is an actress, known for Criminal Minds (2005), The Young and the Restless (1973) and Days of Our Lives (1965). She has been married to Alexander Farkas since September 8, 2001.
Actor | Sint
Egbert Jan was born in Groningen in 1981. He went to the Theatre School in Groningen for four years. When he was 18 years, he made his debut in "Uitgesloten", a TV production about a boy who is "excluded" from the Jehovah's Witness' parish. Egbert Jan was nominated for a Golden Calf for his role as...
98. AnnaSophia Robb
Actress | Bridge to Terabithia
Actress AnnaSophia Robb can next be seen co-starring in Hulu's upcoming anthology series THE ACT, alongside Patricia Arquette, Chloë Sevigny and Joey King. Robb portrays Lacey, Gypsy Blancahrd's only confidant. Lacey knows more than she lets on when law enforcement investigates Dee Dee's murder in ...
100. Ged Dickersin
Producer | Skin
Ged Dickersin has been working on feature films in New York for over 30 years. Starting as a PA on Eight Men Out, he has continued to work as a location scout, location manager, production supervisor, production manager, line producer, producer, and executive producer on over 60 feature film ...