My Great Idols

by larsson-879-705964 | created - 27 Oct 2012 | updated - 04 May 2013 | Public

1. Greg Weisman

Writer | Young Justice

Gregory David Weisman grew up in Woodland Hills, California with his parents, younger sister and younger brother, Jon Weisman. In school, which he attended with John Elway of the Denver Broncos, Greg liked history, which was proven throughout his many works. After graduating, he moved to New York ...

2. TJ Kirk

Writer | Trailer Failure

TJ Kirk was born as Thomas James Kirk. He is a writer and producer, known for Trailer Failure (2009), The Distressed Watcher (2010) and Deep Fat Fried (2018). He was previously married to Holly.

3. Alan Moore

Writer | The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Alan Moore was born on November 18, 1953 in Northampton, England. He is a writer and actor, known for The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003), From Hell (2001) and Union Jack (2019). He has been married to Melinda Gebbie since May 12, 2007. He was previously married to Phyllis B. Dixon.

4. Nigel Marven

Producer | Miniature Worlds

Nigel Marven was born on November 27, 1960 in Barnet, London, England as Nigel Alan Marven. He is a producer and director, known for Miniature Worlds (1987), Wild Colombia (2012) and Primeval (2007). He has been married to Gillian Impey since May 1, 2004. They have one child. He was previously ...

5. Martin Scorsese

Director | Taxi Driver

Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later ...

6. Akira Kurosawa

Writer | Kakushi-toride no san-akunin

After training as a painter (he storyboards his films as full-scale paintings), Kurosawa entered the film industry in 1936 as an assistant director, eventually making his directorial debut with Sanshiro Sugata (1943). Within a few years, Kurosawa had achieved sufficient stature to allow him greater...

7. Grant Morrison

Writer | Happy!

Grant Morrison was born on January 31, 1960 in Glasgow, Scotland. He is a writer and producer, known for Happy! (2017), Brave New World (2020) and All-Star Superman (2011).

8. Doug Walker

Writer | The Nostalgia Critic

Doug Walker was born in Naples, Italy; and because his father was in the Navy, lived in many different places across the United States when he was growing up. He went on to study film at Northern Illinois University, majoring in communications.

After college, he worked as an illustrator and started ...

9. Ingmar Bergman

Writer | Smultronstället

Ernst Ingmar Bergman was born July 14, 1918, the son of a priest. The film and T.V. series, The Best Intentions (1992) is biographical and shows the early marriage of his parents. The film 'Söndagsbarn' depicts a bicycle journey with his father. In the miniseries Private Confessions (1996) is the ...

10. Michael Moore

Director | Bowling for Columbine

Michael Francis Moore was born in Flint, Michigan on April 23, 1954, and was raised in its Davison suburb. He is the son of Helen Veronica (Wall), a secretary, and Francis Richard Moore, who worked on an auto assembly line. He has Irish, as well as English and Scottish, ancestry.

Moore studied ...



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