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Who's Who in Motion Pictures

We publish over five hundred pages of 5,000 individual Biographies of the movers and shakers currently active in the Entertainment Industry. We include executives, directors, producers, actors, agents, exhibitors, distributors, network and studio personnel and much more.

As examples, here are career profiles of a few winners in 2004 Quigley Publishing Company’s Top Ten MoneyMaking Stars Poll, which has been conducted every year since 1930, and the Chairman and CEO of Viacom, Inc.

CARREY, JIM
Actor. b. Newmarket, Ontario, Canada, Jan. 17, 1962. Began performing act at Toronto comedy clubs while teenager. Moved to LA at 19, performing at the Comedy Store.
PICTURES: Finders Keepers (debut, 1984), Once Bitten, Peggy Sue Got Married, The Dead Pool, Earth Girls Are Easy, Pink Cadillac, High Strung, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (also co-s.p.), The Mask, Dumb and Dumber, Batman Forever, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, The Cable Guy, Liar Liar, The Truman Show, Simon Birch, Man on the Moon, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Majestic, Bruce Almighty, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, Over the Hedge (voice), Fun with Dick and Jane (also prod.), The Six Million Dollar Man, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
TELEVISION: Series: The Duck Factory, In Living Color. Movies: Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer—Murder Takes All, Doin’ Time on Maple Drive, In My Life. Specials: Jim Carrey’s Unnatural Act, Comedy Store: The E! True Hollywood Story, Concert for New York City, America: A Tribute to Heroes. Canadian TV: Introducing Janet, Copper Mountain: A Club Med Experience.

GIBSON, MEL
Actor, Producer, Director. b. Peekskill, NY, Jan. 3, 1956. Emigrated in 1968 to Australia with family. Attended Nat’l Inst. of Dramatic Art in Sydney; in 2nd yr. was cast in his first film, Summer City. Graduated from NIDA, 1977. Joined South Australian Theatre Co. in 1978, appearing in Oedipus, Henry IV, Cedoona. Other plays include Romeo and Juliet, No Names No Pack Drill, On Our Selection, Waiting for Godot, Death of a Salesman.
PICTURES: Summer City (Coast of Terror; debut, 1977), Mad Max, Tim, Chain Reaction (unbilled), Attack Force Z, Gallipoli, The Road Warrior (Mad Max II), The Year of Living Dangerously, The Bounty, The River, Mrs. Soffel, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, Lethal Weapon, Tequila Sunrise, Lethal Weapon 2, Bird on a Wire, Air America, Hamlet, Lethal Weapon 3, Forever Young, The Man Without a Face (also dir.), Maverick, Braveheart (also dir., co-prod.; Academy Award, 1996; Golden Globe, 1996), Casper (cameo), Pocahontas (voice), Ransom, Father’s Day (cameo), Conspiracy Theory, Lethal Weapon 4, Payback, The Million Dollar Hotel, The Patriot, What Women Want, We Were Soldiers, Signs, The Singing Detective (also prod.), Mad Max: Fury Road. Producer: The Passion of the Christ, (also dir., s.p.), Paparazzi, Under and Alone, Warrior.
TELEVISION: Movies: Wallace and Grommmit Go Chicken, Breaking the News, The Three Stooges (exec. prod.), Invincible (exec. prod.), Family Curse (exec. prod.),Evel (exec. prod.). Series: The Sullivans, Punishment, The Oracle, Drama School, Clubhouse, Savages (exec. prod.), Specials: The Ultimate Stuntman: A Tribute to Dar Robinson, Australia’s Outback: The Vanishing Frontier (host), Wallace and Grommit Go Chicken, Breaking the News (narr.). Guest: The Simpsons (voice).

SCHWARZENEGGER, ARNOLD
Actor. b. Graz, Austria, July 30, 1947. m. NBC reporter Maria Shriver. e. U. Wisconsin, B.A. Bodybuilding Titles: Junior Mr. Europe (at age 18), Mr. Universe (3 time winner), Mr. Olympia (7 times), Mr. Europe, Mr. World. Special Olympics weightlifting Coach (1989), Prison Weightlifting Rehabilitation Prog. Awards: Sportsman of the Year (1977, Assn. Physical Fitness Ctrs.), Golden Globe (best newcomer, 1977), ShoWest ‘85 Intl. Star., ShoWest Career Achievement Award, NATO Male Star of Yr. (1987). Elected governor of California during 2003 gov. recall election.
AUTHOR: Arnold: The Education of a Bodybuilder, Arnold’s Bodyshaping for Women, Arnold’s Bodybuilding for Men, The Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding, Arnold’s Fitness for Kids (3 Vols.).
PICTURES: Hercules in New York (debut, 1970; billed as Arnold Strong), The Long Goodbye, Stay Hungry, Pumping Iron, The Villain, Scavenger Hunt, Conan the Barbarian, Conan the Destroyer, The Terminator, Red Sonja, Commando, Raw Deal, Predator, The Running Man, Red Heat, Twins, Total Recall, Kindergarten Cop, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Beretta’s Island (cameo), Dave (cameo), Last Action Hero (also exec. prod.), True Lies, Junior, Eraser, Jingle All the.Way, Batman and Robin, End of Days, The 6th Day, Collateral Damage, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Around the World in 80 Days.
TELEVISION: Movie: The Jayne Mansfield Story. Special: A Very Special Christmas Party (host). Guest: Streets of San Francisco. Director: Tales from the Crypt (The Switch), Christmas in Connecticut (movie).



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