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M. Night Shyamalan
Best known as a Screenwriter based on credits in that role in 11 films, with $2,836,811,268 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #37)
Best-Known Technical Roles: The Sixth Sense (Director), The Sixth Sense (Screenwriter), Signs (Director), Signs (Screenwriter), Signs (Producer)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Ray Reddy (Signs), Guard at Desk (The Village), Joey (The Happening), Jai, Hooters Lover (Split), Stadium Drug Dealer (Unbreakable)
Most productive collaborators: Sam Mercer, Will Smith, Joaquin Phoenix, Noah Ringer, Frank Marshall
Born: August 6th, 1970 (46 years old)

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Meryl Streep
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 41 films, with $2,761,801,937 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #73)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Witch (Into the Woods), Donna (Mamma Mia!), Jane Adler (It’s Complicated), Miranda Priestly (The Devil Wears Prada), Julia Child (Julie & Julia)
Most productive collaborators: Phyllida Lloyd, Pierce Brosnan, Catherine Johnson, Rob Marshall, Colin Firth
Born: June 22nd, 1949 (67 years old)

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Tom Cruise
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 35 films, with $7,298,124,587 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #6)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Ethan Hunt (Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation), Ethan Hunt (Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol), Ray Ferier (War of the Worlds), Famous Austin Powers (Austin Powers in Goldmember), Ethan Hunt (Mission: Impossible 2)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (Producer), Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol (Producer), Mission: Impossible 2 (Producer), Mission: Impossible III (Producer), Jack Reacher (Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Christopher McQuarrie, Steven Spielberg, Paula Wagner, Doug Liman, Joseph Kosinski
Born: July 3rd, 1962 (54 years old)

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Morgan Freeman
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 24 films, with $2,390,976,031 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #80)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Lucius Fox (The Dark Knight Rises), Lucius Fox (The Dark Knight), Vitruvius (The Lego Movie), God (Bruce Almighty), Narrator (War of the Worlds)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Along Came a Spider (Executive Producer), Invictus (Executive Producer), 5 Flights Up (Executive Producer), Bopha! (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Luc Besson, Scarlett Johansson, Clint Eastwood, Tom Cruise, Choi Min-sik
Born: June 1st, 1937 (79 years old)

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Naomi Watts
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 19 films, with $749,414,439 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #264)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Ann Darrow (King Kong), Evelyn (The Divergent Series: Insurgent), Rachel Keller (The Ring), Evelyn (The Divergent Series: Allegiant), Rachel (The Ring Two)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Adore (Executive Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Peter Jackson, Jack Black, Juan Antonio Bayona, Adrien Brody, Fran Walsh
Born: September 28th, 1968 (48 years old)

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Patrick Stewart
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 40 films, with $5,484,656,409 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #142)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Charles Xavier / Professor X (X-Men: Days of Future Past), Narrator (Ted), Professor Charles Xavier (X-Men: The Last Stand), Prof. Charles Xavier (X2), Ariscratle (Ice Age: Continental Drift)
Most productive collaborators: Bryan Singer, Seth MacFarlane, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Mark Wahlberg

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Vin Diesel
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 13 films, with $5,007,792,241 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #19)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Dominic Toretto (Furious 7), Groot (Guardians of the Galaxy), Dominic Toretto (Fast and Furious 6), Dominic Toretto (Fast Five), Dominic Toretto (Fast & Furious)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Furious 7 (Producer), Fast and Furious 6 (Producer), Fast Five (Producer), Fast & Furious (Producer), xXx (Executive Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Chris Morgan, Michelle Rodriguez, Gary Scott Thompson, James Wan, Neal H. Moritz
Born: July 18th, 1967 (49 years old)

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Brad Pitt
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 29 films, with $4,558,065,629 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #26)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Gerry Lane (World War Z), John Smith (Mr. and Mrs. Smith), Metro Man (Megamind), Benjamin Button (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Lt. Aldo Raine (Inglourious Basterds)
Best-Known Technical Roles: World War Z (Producer), The Departed (Producer), Fury (Executive Producer), The Big Short (Producer), Eat Pray Love (Executive Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Marc Forster, Mireille Enos, Matthew Michael Carnahan, Dede Gardner, James Badge Dale
Born: December 18th, 1963 (53 years old)

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Jackie Chan
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 28 films, with $2,479,070,829 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #78)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Monkey (Kung Fu Panda 3), Mr. Han (The Karate Kid), Master Monkey (Kung Fu Panda), Monkey (Kung Fu Panda 2), Detective Inspector Lee (Rush Hour 2)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Rush Hour 3 (Stunt Coordinator), Rush Hour (Stunt Coordinator), Shanghai Noon (Executive Producer), Around the World in 80 Days (Executive Producer), Around the World in 80 Days (Stunt Coordinator)
Most productive collaborators: Renny Harlin, Daniel Lee, Jaden Smith, Harald Zwart, Johnny Knoxville
Born: April 7th, 1954 (62 years old)

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Stan Lee
Best known as an Executive Producer based on credits in that role in 38 films, with $18,382,538,412 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1)
Best-Known Technical Roles: The Avengers (Story Creator), Avengers: Age of Ultron (Executive Producer), Captain America: Civil War (Executive Producer), Iron Man 3 (Executive Producer), Deadpool (Executive Producer)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Himself (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Fed-Ex Driver (Captain America: Civil War), (Iron Man 3), Strip Club DJ (Deadpool), Himself (The Avengers)
Most productive collaborators: Kevin Feige, Robert Downey, Jr., Louis D'Esposito, Chris Evans, Victoria Alonso
Born: December 28th, 1922 (94 years old)

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Jennifer Aniston
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 22 films, with $1,846,913,851 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #108)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Rose O'Reilly (We're the Millers), Grace (Bruce Almighty), Jennifer Grogan (Marley & Me), Dr. Julia Harris (Horrible Bosses), Katherine Murphy (Just Go With It)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Cake (Executive Producer), Management (Executive Producer), Life of Crime (Executive Producer), The Switch (Executive Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Jason Sudeikis, Sean Anders, Bob Fisher, Rawson Thurber, Adam Sandler
Born: February 11th, 1969 (47 years old)

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Donald Sutherland
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 68 films, with $5,629,712,297 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #126)
Best-Known Acting Roles: President Snow (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), President Snow (The Hunger Games), President Snow (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1), President Snow (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2), Jack (Horrible Bosses)
Most productive collaborators: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Suzanne Collins, Woody Harrelson

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Jennifer Lawrence
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 15 films, with $5,273,519,346 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #15)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games), Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1), Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2), Raven Darkhölme / Mystique (X-Men: Days of Future Past)
Most productive collaborators: Josh Hutcherson, Gary Ross, Liam Hemsworth, Suzanne Collins, Woody Harrelson
Born: August 15th, 1990 (26 years old)

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Nicole Kidman
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 40 films, with $2,177,157,219 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #89)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Norma Jean (Happy Feet), Devlin Adams (Just Go With It), Millicent Clyde (Paddington), Dr. Chase Meridian (Batman Forever), Ada Monroe (Cold Mountain)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Monte Carlo (Producer), Rabbit Hole (Producer), The Family Fang (Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Baz Luhrmann, Hugh Jackman, Sydney Pollack, Jim Broadbent, Hugh Bonneville

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Method Man
Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 20 films, with $493,323,806 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #6,414)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Temembe (Trainwreck), Persian Emissary (Meet the Spartans), Cheddar (Keanu), Diego (Garden State), Silas (How High)
Most productive collaborators: Jordan Peele, Amy Schumer, Keegan-Michael Key, Peter Atencio, Kevin Thompson

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Arnold Schwarzenegger
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 26 films, with $3,987,567,737 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #34)
Best-Known Acting Roles: The Guardian (Terminator: Genisys), T-800 (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines), Trench (The Expendables 2), The Terminator (Terminator 2: Judgment Day), White Wolf (Doctor Dolittle 2)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Maggie (Producer)
Most productive collaborators: James Cameron, Sylvester Stallone, Alan Taylor, Mikael Hafstrom, Jason Clarke

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Woody Harrelson
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 65 films, with $6,775,905,809 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #84)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Haymitch Abernathy (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), Haymitch Abernathy (The Hunger Games), Haymitch Abernathy (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1), Haymitch Abernathy (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2), Charlie Frost (2012)
Most productive collaborators: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Suzanne Collins, Jesse Eisenberg

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Will Ferrell
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 22 films, with $2,290,733,730 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #85)
Best-Known Acting Roles: President Business (The Lego Movie), Brad (Daddy’s Home), Ron Burgundy (Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues), Megamind (Megamind), Chaz (The Wedding Crashers)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Daddy’s Home (Producer), Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Screenwriter), Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Character Creator), Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Producer), Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (Screenwriter)
Most productive collaborators: Adam McKay, Mark Wahlberg, Chris Henchy, Sean Anders, Phil Lord
Born: July 16th, 1967 (49 years old)

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Samuel L. Jackson
Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 52 films, with $11,935,473,304 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Nick Fury (The Avengers), Nick Fury (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Nick Fury (Captain America: The Winter Soldier), Nick Fury (Iron Man 2), Mace Windu (Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Eve's Bayou (Producer), The Caveman's Valentine (Executive Producer), The Samaritan (Executive Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Quentin Tarantino, Colin Firth, Matthew Vaughn, Chris Evans, Alexander Skarsgård
Born: December 21st, 1948 (68 years old)

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Ned Bellamy
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 31 films, with $1,516,764,481 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,526)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Waylon Forge (Twilight), Red Star Systems Director (Charlie's Angels), Chopper Pilot (Con Air), Jeff (Saw), Trevor (The Possession)
Most productive collaborators: Kristen Stewart, Tricia Wood, Deborah Aquila, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner

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Laura Dern
Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 40 films, with $2,536,673,074 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #723)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Ellie Sattler (Jurassic Park), Frannie (The Fault in Our Stars), Prudence (Little Fockers), Dr. Ellie Sattler (Jurassic Park III), Bobbi (Wild)
Most productive collaborators: Shailene Woodley, Josh Boone, Sam Neill, Scott Neustadter, Ansel Elgort

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Don Johnson
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 18 films, with $895,351,086 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #3,108)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Big Daddy (Django Unchained), Frank (The Other Woman), (When in Rome), Von (Machete), David Simms (Tin Cup)
Most productive collaborators: Cameron Diaz, Nick Cassavetes, Leslie Mann, Melissa Stack, Julie Yorn

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Alfred Hitchcock
Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 25 films, with $223,286,205 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #507)
Best-Known Technical Roles: The Birds (Director), The Birds (Producer), Rebecca (Director), Spellbound (Director), Strangers on a Train (Director)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Man in cowboy hat at realty office (Psycho), Silhouette at office of Vital Statistics (Family Plot), Spectator at opening rally (Frenzy), Man winding clock in songwriter's apartment (Rear Window), Man in hotel lobby with baby (Torn Curtain)
Most productive collaborators: Kent Jones, François Truffaut, Wes Anderson, Serge Toubiana, Paul Schrader

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Warwick Davis
Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 16 films, with $13,238,584,209 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Wollivan (Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens), Weeteef Cyubee (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Griphook (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II), Professor Filius Flitwick (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Wald (Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Jack the Giant Slayer (Production Consultant)
Most productive collaborators: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Steve Kloves, J.K. Rowling, Emma Watson
Born: February 3rd, 1970 (46 years old)

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Natalie Portman
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 21 films, with $3,520,449,406 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #51)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Padmé Amidala (Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith), Queen Amidala Padme Naberrie (Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace), Jane Foster (Thor: The Dark World), Senator Padme Amidala (Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones), Jane Foster (Thor)
Best-Known Technical Roles: No Strings Attached (Executive Producer), Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Producer), Jane Got a Gun (Producer), New York, I Love You (Director), New York, I Love You (Screenwriter)
Most productive collaborators: Chris Hemsworth, Kevin Feige, Darren Aronofsky, Tom Hiddleston, Patricia Whitcher
Born: June 9th, 1981 (35 years old)

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Image attributions

M. Night Shyamalan: Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Meryl Streep: By usbotschaftberlin [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Tom Cruise: Gage Skidmore [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Morgan Freeman: By David Sifry (David Sifry's flickr account) [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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Vin Diesel: Andre Luis [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Brad Pitt: By Blake Nelson Boyd (Blake Nelson Boyd) [GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

Jackie Chan: By Eva Rinaldi [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Stan Lee: By Edward Liu (Stan "The Man" Lee) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Jennifer Aniston: Angela George [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Jennifer Lawrence: By Jennifer_Lawrence_at_the_83rd_Academy_Awards.jpg: Mingle MediaTV derivative work: Tabercil (Jennifer_Lawrence_at_the_83rd_Academy_Awards.jpg) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (creativecommons.org)], via Wikimedia Commons

Arnold Schwarzenegger: Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Woody Harrelson: Steve Rogers [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Will Ferrell: By Eva Rinaldi Uploaded by WikiCelebs (Will Ferrell) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Samuel L. Jackson: By pinguino k (originally posted to Flickr as samuel l jackson) [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Warwick Davis: By Official Star Wars Blog (2007 Disney Weekends #4: Warwick Davis) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Natalie Portman: Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons