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Jerry Seinfeld

imgJerry Seinfeld3Born: 1954
Age: 60 Years Old
Status: Alive
Nationality: American
Profession: Actor/Comedian

  • 1954- born on April 29th, Leap Year, in Brooklyn, NY
  • 1980- had small role on episode of Benson
  • 1984- small role as a Network Rep on The Ratings Game
  • 1989- played fictionalized version of himself on Seinfeld, where he starred for 9 seasons, writing and producing much of the show as well
  • 1993- played himself in two episodes of The Larry Sanders Show
  • 1997- played himself on NewsRadio
  • 1998- starred in comedy special I’m Telling You for the Last Time
  • 1999- had cameo in film Pros and Cons
  • 2002- starred in documentary Comedian
  • 2004- played himself in two episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • 2007- voiced lead role in Bee movie
  • 2007- played himself in one episode of 30 Rock
  • 2012- currently stars in web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
  • 2012- played himself in two episodes of Louie

An avid car collector, Jerry Seinfeld has amassed an amazing amount of vehicles over the years, with some estimates as high as him owning 46 different Porsches. During an extended period of time in the 90s he rented an airplane hangar in Santa Monica to store many of them. His most valuable car is the Porsche 959 which was not street legal until 1999.

He can of course afford all these cars as he has been rated by Forbes magazine as the wealthiest actor alive. Seinfeld’s net worth is over 800 million, with earnings per year averaging 32 million, with one year totaling 85 million. This was from June ’08 to June ’09.

Steve Carell Bio

528_10905.jpgBorn: 1962
Age: 51 Years Old
Status: Alive
Nationality: American
Profession: Actor

  • 1962- born on August 16th in Concord, Massachusetts
  • 1991- first screen role in Curly Sue
  • 1999- appeared as active correspondent on The Daily Show for six years
  • 2003- played Evan Baxter in Bruce Almighty
  • 2004- played Brick Tamland in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
  • 2005- starred in the American version of The Office where he played Michael Scott and won numerous awards, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series or Musical
  • 2005- starred in The 40-Year-Old Virgin
  • 2006- starred in Little Miss Sunshine
  • 2007- played Evan Baxter again in spin-off film Evan Almighty
  • 2007- played himself in Knocked Up
  • 2008- starred in action comedy Get Smart, based on a TV series
  • 2010- voiced lead role in animated hit Despicable Me
  • 2011- starred in Crazy, Stupid Love
  • 2013- starred in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone as titular character alongside comedy legend Jim Carrey
  • 2013- reprised role in Despicable Me 2
  • 2013- played Brick Tamland again in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Steve Carell is best known for his appearances on The Daily Show and the hit TV series The Office but has recently garnered much critical acclaim and financial success from his film work. In addition to his cameos and small roles in comedy films, Carell has lately taken a more lead actor role and has branched off into more serious work. At the Cannes Film Festival, his role in Foxcatcher has already received enormous critical response.

Carell grew up in a large Catholic family and has three older brothers. He and his wife Nancy Carell, both of whom as Saturday Night Live alums, have two children together, a boy and a girl. He and Nancy met while he was teaching an improve class at Second City.

Chris Hemsworth Bio

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Born: 1983
Age: 30 Years Old
Status: Alive
Nationality: Australian
Profession: Actor

  •  1983- born on August 11th in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • 2002- appeared in 2 episodes of Guinevere Jones as King Arthur
  • 2004- appeared in 185 episodes of Home and Away
  • 2009- played father of James Kirk in reboot of Star Trek
  • 2009- starred in A Perfect Getaway
  • 2011- played comic book hero Thor for the first time in Thor, directed by Kenneth Branagh
  • 2012- starred in The Cabin in the Woods
  • 2012- played Thor again in megahit The Avengers
  • 2012- starred in Snow White and the Huntsman
  • 2012- starred in remake of 80s hit action film Red Dawn
  • 2013- starred in Rush
  • 2013- played mighty God of Thunder Thor yet again in Thor: The Dark World

 
Chris Hemsworth comes from a modest family. His mother is a teacher and his father is a social-services counselor. He was raised in his birth city Melbourne and in a small Aboriginal community in the Outback called Bulman. It was here he experienced the wild portion of Australia, stating he has many memories of crocodiles and buffalo.
 
Hemsworth has two other brothers that are also actors. Older brother Luke has starred in such TV series as Neighbours and Last Man Standing. Younger brother Liam has a starring role in The Hunger Games film series.

Leonard Nimoy Bio

star trek leonard nimoy may 2013Born 1931

83 Years Old

Alive

American

Actor/Director

 

1931- born on March 26th in Boston, Massachusetts

1952- had role in low budget film Zombies of the Stratosphere

1954- had small role in classic sci-fi film Them!

1959- appeared in several episodes of Wagon Train TV series

1964- appeared in a couple of episodes of sci-fi series The Outer Limits

1964- appeared as Spock in original pilot episode for Star Trek

1966- was only character from original pilot to reprise role on Star Trek, appearing as Spock for the next three seasons

1969- had recurring role on Mission: Impossible for 49 episodes

1973- voiced Spock in Star Trek: The Animated Series

1976- narrated and hosted TV show In Search of… for 145 episodes

1978- had supporting role in Invasion of the Body Snatchers

1979- starred as Spock in first Trek film, Star Trek: The Motion Picture

1982- played Spock in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

1984- played Spock in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

1986- voiced the leader of the Decepticons Galvatron in The Transformers: The Movie

1986- played Spock in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, which he also directed

1989- starred as Spock in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

1991- narrated TV series Haunted Lives: True Ghost Stories

1991- reprised role of Spock on Star Trek: The Next Generation TV series for two of the most popular episodes of the series

1991- starred as Spock  in Star Trek: The Undiscovered Country

1993- voiced himself on two episodes of The Simpsons

1995- appeared on revival series of The Outer Limits for one episode

1999- voiced himself on two episodes of Futurama

2001- appeared in one episode of Becker, starring Ted Danson

2009- appeared in supporting role as Spock “Prime” in rebooted Star Trek film, directing by J.J. Abrams

2009- appeared on hit TV series Fringe for 11 episodes

2011- voiced Sentinel Prime for Transformers: Dark of the Moon

2013- had cameo as Spock in Star Trek Into Darkness

Nimoy, who has garnered universal acclaim for his iconic role as Spock in the Star Trek series, has long battled this particular typecasting. His first autobiography was entitle I Am Not Spock, published in 1975. Twenty years later, he released I Am Spock, saying he had come to grips with his numerous times in the role and acceptance of what it means to his life.

Leonard Nimoy is also an accomplished director, having directed two of the Star Trek films, III and IV and the comedy hit Three Men and a Baby starring Ted Danson, Tom Selleck and Steve Guttenberg. He has also directed several episodes of various TV series, including T.J. Hooker, starring his long time colleague on Star Trek, William Shatner.

William Shatner Bio

MTIwNjA4NjMzOTcwMDAxNDIwBorn: 1931
Age: 83 Years Old
Status: Alive
Nationality: Canadian
Profession: Actor/Writer/Director

 

  • 1931- born on March 22nd in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • 1957- starred in Oedipus the King
  • 1960- starred in 2 episodes of The Twilight Zone
  • 1962- starred in The Intruder
  • 1967- played Captain James T. Kirk for the first time in the original series of Star Trek
  • 1973- starred as Kirk in Star Trek: The Animated Series
  • 1977- starred in Kingdom of the Spiders
  • 1979- played Kirk in Star Trek: The Motion Picture
  • 1982- starred in comedy sequel Airplane II: The Sequel
  • 1982- starred in TV hit series T. J. Hooker as titular character for 90 episodes
  • 1982- starred as Captain Kirk in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  • 1984- starred as Kirk in Star Trek III: The Search for Spook
  • 1986- played Kirk again in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
  • 1989- played Kirk in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, which he also directed
  • 1991: played Kirk in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
  • 1994: played Kirk for final time in transitional film in the Star Trek universe, Star Trek Generations
  • 1994- starred in Tekwar, a sic-fi series based on a series of novels he wrote himself
  • 2000- had supporting role in Miss Congeniality as Stan Fields
  • 2002- played himself in Showtime
  • 2004- played Denny Crane for first time in 5 episodes on The Practice
  • 2004- starred as Denny Crane in Boston Legal for 101 episodes
  • 2005- reprised role of Stan Fields in Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabuous
  • 2009- played himself in Fanboys
  • 2010- played himself in Horrorween
  • 2013- had voice role in Escape from Planet Earth

 

In addition to his iconic role as James Tiberius Kirk on Star Trek and his starring turn in several other TV series, Shatner has written several dozen novels, including the Tekwar series and other Star Trek novels that are considered canon to the TV series. He has also written several non-fiction books about his experience with Trek, particularly the fans’ obsessions towards the show.

Shatner has also been a part of several Star Trek documentaries over the years, including one called The Captains, in which he interviews the other captains that have been in the other Star Trek television series over the past five decades. Shatner is also an avid horse trainer/rider and is not shy about letting people know this interesting fact during interviews.