Explore our collection of Best Supporting Actor Oscar winners, including Christoph Waltz, Joe Pesci, Christopher Plummer, Walter Matthau and Frank Sinatra. View full biographies, photos and videos, only at Biography.com.
George Clooney was the highest-paid actor of 2018, according to ‘Forbes.’ The actor raked in a career-high $239 million pre-tax, not for his movie roles but largely thanks to the sale of his company, Casamigos Tequila, for $1 billion to the British liquor company Diageo last June.
Eclectic, Academy Award-winning actor Christopher Walken is known for a wide array of screen roles, from ‘The Deer Hunter’ and ‘A View to a Kill’ to ‘Hairspray’ and ‘Peter Pan,’ also having hosted ‘Saturday Night Live’ multiple times and serving as a music video icon.
Former star of the hit TV drama 'St. Elsewhere,' actor/director Denzel Washington has earned popular and critical acclaim for his roles in an array of feature films, including 'Glory,' 'Malcolm X,' 'Training Day,' 'American Gangster,' 'Flight' and 'Fences.'
Academy Award-winning Scottish actor Sean Connery is best known for playing 007 in the first James Bond spy movies. He has also starred in an array of other projects, including 'Robin and Marian,' 'The Name of the Rose,' 'The Untouchables,' 'The Hunt for Red October' and 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.'
Morgan Freeman's lawyer is demanding an apology and retraction from CNN for its May 24 story in which eight women "unjustly" accused the actor of sexual harassment. A CNN spokesperson said the network stands by its reporting.
The trailer for Christian Bale's new movie, 'Vice,' was released and showed Bale's dramatic transformation in Dick Cheney. For the role. Bale shaved his head, bleached his eyebrows and put on 40 pounds. Commitment to a character is nothing new for the actor - for 2004's 'The Machinist,' he lost 60 pounds.
The HBO documentary 'Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind' explores the late comedian's insatiable need to keep people laughing. "That laugh is a drug," notes fellow funnyman Billy Crystal in the doc. "That thrill is really hard to replace with anything else."