September 6, 2021

  Today it's Alicia Witt who, with 89 credits on IMDB, was in the movies Mr. Holland's Opus, Urban Legend, Vanilla Sky, A Madea Christmas, and the TV shows Twin Peaks, Sopranos, Ally McBeal, Twilight Zone (2003 version), Law And Order, Two And A Half Men, CSI, Mentalist, Person Of Interest, Walking Dead, Supernatural, Exorcist (TV series), and Orange Is The New Black, but you might recognize her as...Alia, Paul's sister from Dune (1984)


June 20, 2021

  Today it's Julie Michaels who, with 46 acting credits on IMDB, getting her start as Denise in Road House, was in Point Break, Jake And The Fatman, Tales From The Crypt, Married With Children, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Bay Watch, Desperate Housewives, House, Ghost Whisperer, The Scorpion King, Rat Race, Rush Hour 3...(pause, take breath)...and who, with 88 stunt credits on IMDB was a stunt double and/or stunt coordinator on Batman Forever, Married With Children, Barb Wire, Batman And Robin, Good Burger, Titanic, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Baywatch, Halloween H2O, The Nanny, Charmed, Flintstones, The Scorpion King, 24, Bold And The Beautiful, Holes, ER, CSI Miami, Rush Hour 3, Ghost Whisperer, Angels And Demons, Big Bang Theory, Sons Of Anarchy, Two And A Half Men, Agents Of Shield, and Greys Anatomy, but you might recognize her as......the wrong girl for Jason (Friday The 13th) to chase.


August 22, 2020

  Today it's George Murdock (1930 - 2012) who, with 198 credits on IMDB, was in Any Which Way You Can, The Sword And The Socerer, and the TV shows The Defenders, Twilight Zone, Dr. Kildare, The Untouchables, Destry, Rawhide, I Spy, Death Valley Days, The Wild Wild West (1967), Tarzan, The Virginian, It Takes A Thief, Hawaii Five-O, Mod Squad, Adam-12, Mannix, The New Perry Mason, Ironside, The Six Million Dollar Man, Gunsmoke, Little House On The Prairie, Rockford Files, Battlestar Galactica (1978), Dukes Of Hazard, Trapper John MD, Bosom Buddies, TJ Hooker, Hill Street Blues, Barney Miller, CHIPs, Knight Rider, Murder She Wrote, Small Wonder, Dynasty, Night Court, LA Law, Star Trek The Next Generation, Seinfeld, Days Of Our Lives, ER, X Files, Law And Order, and CSI, but you might know him as...(not-) God in Star Trek V.


January 8, 2020

  Today it's Kay E. Kuter who, with 138 credits on IMDB, was in The Great Gildersleave, The Jack Benny Program, Lassie, Bonanza, Perry Mason, The Rifleman, Maverick (1962), Mister Ed, Mary Poppins, The Outer Limits, The Wild Wild West (1965), I Dream Of Jeannie, Petticoat Junction, Mayberry RFD, Here's Lucy, Gunsmoke, Kung Fu, Quincy ME, Dallas, The Last Starfighter, V (TV series), Twilight Zone (1986), Beauty And The Beast (TV series, 1988), Baywatch, Matlock, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Seinfeld, X-Files, Babe (movie, 1995), Frasier, The Curse Of Monkey Island (video game), Grim Fandango (video game), Heretic II (video game), Charmed, and ER, but you might know him as...the Cytherean (alien head hologram guy) at the end of Star Trek: The Next Generation, season 4, episode 19, the one where Barclay (aka Howling Mad Murdock from The A-Team) is merged with the Enterprise's computer.


December 17, 2019

  Today it's Lanei Chapman who, with 34 acting credits and 16 additional crew credits on IMDB, was in the movies White Men Can't Jump and Rat Race, the TV shows The Wonder Years, Seinfeld, Space Above And Beyond, Judging Amy, The District, The Division, Grey's Anatomy, and Cold Case, and who provided ADR (automated dialogue replacement, voice work added after the initial filming of a movie/TV show) for Dead Presidents, 8 Mile, Phone Booth, The Simpsons Movie, The Lego Movie, and The Spongebob Movie, but you might know her as...Ensign Sariel Rager in Star Trek The Next Generation, seen here piloting the Enterprise as it escapes the Dyson sphere in season 6 episode 4 Relics.

July 10, 2019

  Today it's Mara Corday, 1930-present, who, with 44 credits on IMDB, was in Two Tickets To Broadway, Son Of Ali Baba, The Adventures Of Kit Carson (TV), Problem Girls, Tarzan And The She-Devil, Francis Joins The WACS, Tarantula, The Quiet Gun, Surfside 6 (TV), Peter Gunn (TV), The Gauntlet, Pink Cadillac, and The Rookie, but you might know her as...the waitress serving Clint Eastwood the coffee in Sudden Impact.


July 7, 2019

  Today it's Terrence Evans, 1934-2015, who, with 75 credits on IMDB, was in the TV shows Incredible Hulk, Little House On The Prairie, Quincy ME, Greatest American Hero, Hardcastle And McCormick, Dukes Of Hazard, A-Team, Hill Street Blues, Golden Girls, Falcon Crest, Quantum Leap, Deep Space Nine, Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, Renegade, Voyager, ER, and movies Pale Rider, Born In East LA, What's Love Got To Do With It, and Texas Chain Saw Massacre (2003), but you might know him as...the guy driving the truck of liquid nitrogen in Terminator 2.


March 22, 2019

  Today it's Julie Wallace who, with 50 credits on IMDB, was in Living Daylights, Mack The Knife, and Speed Racer, but you might remember her as...Major Iceborg from Fifth Element.


February 23, 2019

  Today it's Ruth Oliver, 1910-1988, with 2 credits on IMDB who you might know as...the ghost of librarian Eleanor Twitty In Ghostbusters.


February 14, 2019

  Today it's Howard Morris, 1919-2005, who, with 143 credits on IMDB, was in Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Twilight Zone as the star of the "I Dream Of Genie" episode (credited) and the newsboy whose box Dick York balances a coin in in "Penny For Your Thoughts" (unaccredited), Beetle Bailey, Flintstones, Mr. Magoo, several characters in The Andy Griffith Show (including Ernest T Bass), Atom Ant, My Favorite Martians, The Bob Newhart Show, History Of The World Part I as the Roman spokesman, Fantasy Island, Alvin And The Chipmunks, The Jetsons, Ducktales, Sesame Street (as Jughead Jones), Duckman, Baywatch, and Flem from Cow And Chicken / I Am Weasel, but you may know him as...Profssor Lilloman from High Anxiety.


January 26, 2019

  Today it's Remington Olmstead, who you are unlikely to know from Slave Ship (1937), Presenting Lily Mars (1943), Lost In A Harem (1944), and 11 other credits on IMDB. However, those of you over a certain age will definitely know him from one line- "No water for him."


November 10, 2018

  Today it's Afemo Omilami who, with 85 credits on IMDB, was in the TV series/TV movies Miami Vice, In The Heat Of The Night, Law And Order, Sheena, Dawson's Creek, The Shield, Ghost Whisperer, and True Detective, and the movies Trading Places, The Money Pit, Glory, Remember The Titans, Drumline, Sweet Home Alabama, Madea's Family Reunion, GI Joe Retaliation, Hunger Games Catching Fire, and Terminator Genysis, but you might know him as...the drill sergeant in Forest Gump.


 September 27, 2018

  Today it's Pearl Shear, active from 1961 to 1999, with 72 credits on IMDB, who was in My Three Sons, Petticoat Junction, Make Room For Daddy, The Addams Family, Here's Lucy, Adam 12, I Dream Of Jeannie, Baretta, Chips, Starsky And Hutch, The Waltons, Knots Landing, Cagney And Lacey, St Elsewhere, Trapper John, Remington Steele, Hillstreet Blues, Max Headroom, Night Court, Empty Nest, Home Improvement, Married With Children, ER, and Everybody Loves Raymond, but you might know her as...the screaming lady in the airport at the beginning of High Anxiety.


June 24, 2018

  Today it's Ron Jeremy who, with 1,468 credits on IMDB, was in [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], [censored], and [censored], but you might know him as...the guy on our left in this scene in Ghostbusters.


June 17, 2018

  Today it's Manny Perry who, with 271 credits on IMDB, acted in Fall Guy, A-Team, Magnum PI, Sledgehammer, Simon & Simon, Who's Harry Crumb, Marked For Death, Predator 2 (as one of King Willie's gang), Out For Justice, Naked Gun 2 1/2, Stop Or My Mom Will Shoot, Loaded Weapon, True Lies, Bad Boys, Under Siege 2, Rush Hour, Collateral Damage, and 24, as well as doing stunts in Incredible Hulk (1970's TV series), MacGyver, Fall Guy, Sledgehammer, Simon & Simon, Death Wish 4, Leonard Part 6, Who's Harry Crumb, Uncle Buck, Glory, Marked For Death, Home Alone, Predator 2, Hook, Stop Or My Mom Will Shoot, Basic Instinct, Lethal Weapon 3, Mighty Ducks, Loaded Weapon 1, Falling Down, Last Action Hero, Demolition Man, Bad Boys, Under Siege 2, The Rock, Eraser, Escape From LA, Jingle All The Way, Star Trek First Contact, Jurassic Park Lost World, Con Air, X-Files, Armageddon, Enemy Of The State, Enemy Of The State, Flintstones (live action), Fast And The Furious, xXx (the one with Vin Diesel), Kangaroo Jack, Daddy Day Care, Bruce Almighty, 24, The Shield, House, Madea's Big Happy Family, Madea's Witness Protection, Hangover 3, Sons Of Anarchy, Taken 3, Fast And Furious 7, Independence Day 2, and Fast And Furious 8, but you might know him better in his first role as...Big Jim Slade from Kentucky Fried Movie.


June 15, 2018

  Today it's Felix Silla who, with 48 credits on IMDB, was in Bonanza, Petticoat Junction, The Addams Family (as Cousin Itt), Star Trek (as one of the Talosians in The Cage), The Monkees, Planet Of The Apes, H R Pufnstuf, Bewitched, Night Gallery, The Lord Of The Rings (1978, the Bakshi one), Battlestar Galactica (1978, as Lucifer the blinking-head Cylon with the red outfit), Buck Rogers In The 25th Century (as Twiki), Under The Rainbow, Mork And Mindy, Return Of The Jedi (an Ewok, the hang-gliding one), Dukes Of Hazard, Spaceballs, Married With Children, and Batman Returns, but you might remember him as...the clown dwarf with the whip in Catholic High School Girls In Trouble in Kentucky Fried Movie.


June 14, 2018

  Today it's Michael Alaimo who, with 65 credits on IMDB, was in Police Woman, The Six Million Dollar Man, Barnaby Jones, Man From Atlantis, Quincy ME, China Syndrome, Barney Miller, The Fall Guy, Mr. Mom, Hill Street Blues, Night Court, Mr. Belvedere, Paper Chase, Dynasty, Cheers, ALF, Wonder Years, Picket Fences, NYPD Blue, Space Jam, The Drew Carey Show, The District, and Scrubs, but you might know him as...the usher from Feel Around in Kentucky Fried Move.


May 18, 2018

  Today it's Siobhan Fallon Hogan who, with 65 credits on IMDB, was in MacGyver, Law And Order, Seinfeld, Saturday Night Live, and Golden Girls, but you might know her as Edgar's wife from Men In Black and the bus driver from Forrest Gump.


March 31, 2018

  Today it's Mike Muscat, with 76 credits on IMDB, who was in Falconcrest, Scarecrow And Mrs King, Punky Brewster, Clan Of The Cave Bear, Hardcastle And McCormick, North And South, Young And The Restless, Golden Girls, LA Law, Last Action Hero, Forever Young, and General Hospital, but you might know him as one of the guards at Cyberdine in Terminator 2.


April 5, 2018

  Today it's Xander Berkeley, with 230 credits on IMDB, active from 1981 to present, he's been in Mommie Dearest, Mash, The Incredible Hulk, Hart To Hart, Remington Steele, Cagney And Lacey, Riptide, Falcon Crest, V, The A-Team, Moonlighting, Miami Vice, The Fabulous Baker Boys, Candyman, A Few Good Men, The Adventures of Brisco County Jr, The X Files, Apollo 13, Heat, Barb Wire, The Rock, Mighty Ducks, Air Force One, Gattaca, Amistad, ER, Batman Beyond, Justice League, 24, CSI, Law and Order, West Wing, Bones, Taken, Kick-Ass, and The Walking Dead, but you might know him as... Todd Voight, John Connor's foster father in Terminator 2


February 9, 2018

  David Gulpilil, 36 credits on IMDB, active from 1971 to present, one of the aborigines in The Right Stuff, but you might know him as...the guy who tells Linda Kozlowski that she can't take a picture of him because she has a lens cap on in Crocodile Dundee.


December 29, 2017

  Today it's Matthew Kassovitz, French actor with 52 credits on IMDB, including 12 as director. You might know him better as the druggie that tries to rob Bruce Willis in Fifth Element...


December 10, 2017

  Alonso Arau, with 52 credits on IMDB, was in The Wild Bunch (1969), Tres Amigos (1970), Gunsmoke, Bonanza, The Magical World Of Disney, Romancing The Stone, Miami Vice, and 227, but you might know him as...El Guapo in Three Amigos.


December 8, 2017

  Some of the actors and actresses we mostly know from just one part or one line have had very long and interesting careers. Alfonso Bedoya, with 82 credits on IMDB, active from 1935 up to his death in 1957, including his 1948 role as Gold Hat, the "stinking badges" guy in Treasure of the Sierra Madre.


December 10, 2016

  This is Sandra Lee Gimpel. She was born in 1939 and is still (!) a stunt woman. She did stunts in The Bionic Woman (TV), Escape From New York, Night Of The Comet, Goonies, Commando, Evil Dead II, The Lost Boys, Twins, The Burbs, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, Seinfeld (TV), The Rock, Jingle All The Way, Con Air, The Truman Show, Addams Family Reunion, The Rat Race, Bruce Almighty, The Amazing Spiderman, and a huge number of other shows and movies, and...She's one of the girl scouts in the bar scene in Airplane.