Headed for the Captain's Table

by cdpolka | created - 03 Mar 2012 | updated - 29 Jun 2017 | Public

Actors, their role and (film).

1. Bruno S.

Actor | Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle

The unwanted son of a prostitute, Bruno S. was beaten so severely by his mother at age 3 that he became temporarily deaf. This led to his placement in a mental institution; he spent the next 23 years in various institutions, often running afoul of the law. Despite this past, he a self-taught ...

Kasper Hauser - (Kasper Hauser)

2. Adam Cheng

Actor | Chor Lauheung

Adam Cheng was born on February 24, 1947 in Hong Kong as Cheng Choung-She. He is known for his work on Chor Lauheung (1979), Chu Liu Xiang da jie ju (1983) and The Heavenly Sword and Dragon Sabre (1978). He has been married to Kuan Ching-Hua since 1989. They have two children. He was previously ...

Sifu Ting - (Zu Warriors)

3. David Argue

Actor | Gallipoli

David Argue was born on December 26, 1959 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia as David J. Argue. He is an actor and writer, known for Gallipoli (1981), Road Kill (2010) and BMX Bandits (1983).

Trevor Darling - (Backlash)

'I've got every right to tie her to a tap.'

4. Rudolf Hrusínský

Actor | Spalovac mrtvol

Rudolf Hrusínský was born on October 17, 1920 in Nový Etynk-Vcelnice, Czechoslovakia. He was an actor and director, known for Cremator (1969), The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians (1981) and Pancho se zení (1946). He died on April 13, 1994 in Prague, Czech Republic.

Karl Kopfrkingl - (The Cremator)

5. Stacy Keach

Actor | Nebraska

Stacy Keach has played to grand success a constellation of the classic and contemporary stage's greatest roles, and he is considered a pre-eminent American interpreter of Shakespeare. His SRO run as "King Lear" at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. received the best reviews any ...

Pat Quid - (Road Games)

6. Takeshi Kitano

Actor | Zatôichi

Takeshi Kitano originally studied to become an engineer, but was thrown out of school for rebellious behavior. He learned comedy, singing and dancing from famed comedian Senzaburô Fukami. Working as a lift boy on a nightclub with such features as comic sketches and striptease dancing, Kitano saw ...

Uehara - (Boiling Point)

7. Satoshi Niizuma

Actor | Koroshiya 1

Satoshi Niizuma is an actor, known for Ichi the Killer (2001) and Fudoh: The New Generation (1996).

Gondoh - (Fudoh: The New Generation) Kanou - (Ichi the Killer)

8. Joseph Pilato

Actor | Day of the Dead

Born in the Italian section of East Boston to a hardworking Italian family (his father was professional trombonist with the Les Brown Orchestra), Pilato admits that his flair for performing was discovered quite by accident, when he became an alter boy. Still, it wasn't until his college years that ...

Capt. Rhodes - (Day of the Dead)

9. Harvey Keitel

Actor | Reservoir Dogs

American actor and producer Harvey Keitel was born on May 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York City, to Miriam (Klein) and Harry Keitel. An Oscar and Golden Globe Award nominee, he has appeared in films such as Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets (1973) and Taxi Driver (1976), Ridley Scott's The Duellists (...

Lieutenant - (Bad Lieutenant)

10. Kim Bodnia

Actor | Pusher

Kim Bodnia is a Danish actor, who was born in Copenhagen in 1965. His ancestry is from Poland and Russia.

Kim Bodnia is educated as an actor at the Copenhagen Theatre school (1988-1991). After an amazing theatre career as an actor and creator of new Danish theatre in Copenhagen, he had his ...

Frank - (Pusher)

11. Temuera Morrison

Actor | Once Were Warriors

Morrison was born in the town of Rotorua, in the North Island of New Zealand, the son of Hana (née Stafford) and Laurie Morrison, a musician. He is of Maori, Scottish, and Irish descent. His sister was performer Taini Morrison and his uncle was musician Sir Howard Morrison. His secondary education ...

Jake the Muss - (Once were Warriors)

12. Bobby Rhodes

Stunts | Leviathan

The brawny and imposing actor Bobby Rhodes was born in 1947 in Livorno, Italy. He first began acting in films in the late 1960s. Rhodes has been frequently cast as hard-as-nails two-fisted macho-guy types in various Italian war, action, and horror features made throughout the 1970s, 1980s, and ...

Tony and Hank - (Demons I and II respectively)

'More energy Mueller, more energy!'

13. Philippe Nahon

Actor | Seul contre tous

Philippe Nahon was born on December 24, 1938 in Paris, France. He is an actor and producer, known for I Stand Alone (1998), Irréversible (2002) and Carne (1991). He is married to Elisabeth Weissman.

The Butcher - (I stand alone)

14. Tony Darrow

Actor | Goodfellas

Tony Darrow was born on October 1, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Nuncio Anthony Borgese. He is an actor, known for Goodfellas (1990), Mighty Aphrodite (1995) and Deconstructing Harry (1997). He has been married to Mary Ann Augeri since May 7, 2015. He was previously married to Christine Marie ...

Sonny - (Goodfellas)

15. Friedrich Gunter Christlein

Actor | Le rayon vert

Friedrich Gunter Christlein is an actor, known for Summer (1986).

Dr. Friedrich Gunter Christlein - (The Green Ray)

16. David Patrick Kelly

Actor | Twin Peaks

Compact, feisty and fierce character actor David Patrick Kelly was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Margaret Elizabeth (Murphy) and Robert Corby Kelly, Sr., an accountant. He burst onto the acting scene in 1979, playing the devious leader of the leather-clad gang "The Rogues" in Walter Hill's ...

TommyRay Glatman - (Dreamscape)

'Probably makes you think that you're a pretty important man around here?...Almost as important as me.'

17. Elias Koteas

Actor | The Thin Red Line

Elias Koteas was born on March 11, 1961, in Montreal, Canada. Both his parents are of Greek descent. Elias attended Vanier College in Montreal before leaving to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City in 1981, of which he is a graduate. He also attended the Actors Studio in ...

Vaughn - (Crash)

'I've always wanted to drive a crashed car.'

18. Shô Aikawa

Actor | Zebraman

Shô Aikawa was born on May 24, 1961 in Kagoshima, Japan. He is an actor, known for Zebraman (2004), Gozu (2003) and Eyes of the Spider (1998).

Mizuki - (Dead or Alive 2)

19. Tomas Milian

Actor | Traffic

Tomas Milian, an American actor born in Cuba; was trained at the Actors Studio. He appeared in a few plays on Broadway, as well as in a show by Jean Cocteau in Spoleto. Mauro Bolognini noticed him and that was the starting point of a rich cinematographic career in Italy, where he played in all ...

Andres DeBoya - (Cat Chaser)

20. Laughing Gravy

Actor | Roamin' Holiday

Laughing Gravy is an actor, known for Roamin' Holiday (1937).

Dog Actor in Laurel and Hardy shorts

21. John Meillon

Actor | 'Crocodile' Dundee II

John Meillon was born on May 1, 1934 in Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He was an actor, known for Crocodile Dundee II (1988), Crocodile Dundee (1986) and Wake in Fright (1971). He was married to Bunny Gibson and June Salter. He died on August 10, 1989 in Neutral Bay, Sydney.

The Mayor - (The Cars that Ate Paris)

22. Matti Pellonpää

Actor | Night on Earth

Matti Pellonpää was born on March 28, 1951 in Helsinki, Finland as Matti Kalervo Pellonpää. He was an actor, known for Night on Earth (1991), La Vie de Bohème (1992) and Dolly and Her Lover (1990). He died on July 13, 1995 in Vaasa, Finland.

Reino - (Take Care of your Scarf, Tatiana)

23. Lukas Miko

Director | Das gefrorene Meer

Lukas Miko is an Austrian actor, writer and director. He became known for his leading role in Michael Haneke's 71 fragments of a chronology of chance, in which he plays the frustrated sport student Max who runs Amok on the day before Christmas. It was shown in Cannes 1994 and won amongst other ...

Max - (71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance)

24. Dominique Pinon

Actor | Delicatessen

Born in Saumur, France on March 4,1955, Dominique Pinon studied literature at the Faculty of Arts in Poitiers after which he moved to Paris and attended the Cours Simon School of Dramatic Arts. He made his first cinematic appearance in Arthur Joffé's 1980 short film La Découverte.

A versatile and ...

Frank - (The Moon in the Gutter)

25. Ralph Wade

Actor | Stroszek

Ralph Wade is an actor, known for Stroszek (1977) and The Girl in a Swing (1988).

Auctioneer - (Stroszek)

'Fully carpeted, lived in very little...'

26. Pat Hingle

Actor | Batman

Pat Hingle (real name: Martin Patterson Hingle) was born in Miami, Florida, the son of a building contractor. His parents divorced when Hingle was still in his infancy (he never knew his father) and his mother supported the family by teaching school in Denver. She then began to travel (with her son...

Bubba Hendershot - (Maximum Overdrive)

'You boys are jus-just as crazy as a couple of rats in a plugged-up *beep*

27. Lars Rudolph

Actor | Werckmeister harmóniák

Lars Rudolph was born on August 18, 1966 in Wittmund, Lower Saxony, Germany. He is an actor, known for Werckmeister Harmonies (2000), Look Who's Back (2015) and Run Lola Run (1998).

János Valuska - (Werckmeister Harmonies)

28. Brownie Moti

Actor | Teri Meherbaniyan

Brownie Moti is an actor, known for Teri Meherbaniyan (1985).

Moti - (Teri Meherbaniyan)

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