Actor Lau Tak Wah holds his trophy during the awarding ceremony of the 48th Golden Horse Awards in Hsin-chu, southeast China's Taiwan, Nov. 26, 2011. Lau won the 48th Golden Horse Awards for Best Actor In A Leading Role in the film A Simple Life. [Xinhua]
Gig Young, (11/4/13-10/19/78) played supporting actor roles over a 38yr. span career. Upon receiving Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They" in 1969. His dream died of ever becoming a leading man. He sunk into alcoholism and 3 weeks after marrying 5th wife at age 64, Kim Schmidt, 34, the couple were found dead in there Manhatten Apt., he committed a Murder- Suicide. No clear motive was ever known.
Aaron Kwok -Courtesy of Aaron Kwok / facebook.com -Works in: Hong Kong Claims to fame: Twilight of a Nation, Divergence, After This Our Exile Fun fact: Aaron is only one of two actors in the history of the Golden Horse Awards to win two Best Actor Awards consecutively, the other being Jackie Chan.
Gig Young born Byron Elsworth Barr in St. Cloud, Minnesota, (November 4, 1913 – October 19, 1978) was an American film, stage, and television actor. Mostly a supporting actor, he won an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for They Shoot Horses, Don't They (1969) as well as winning a Golden Globe. Remembered by many James Dean fans for the "driving safety" interview made shortly before Dean's death in September, 1955.
Patrick Wayne Swayze (August 18, 1952 – September 14, 2009) was an American actor, dancer and singer-songwriter. He was best known for his tough-guy roles, as romantic leading men in the hit films Dirty Dancing and Ghost, and as Orry Main in the North and South television miniseries. He was named by People magazine as its "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1991. His film and TV career spanned 30 years.
Ray Milland (3 January 1907 – 10 March 1986) was a Welsh actor and director. His screen career ran from 1929 to 1985, and he is best remembered for his Academy Award–winning portrayal of an alcoholic writer in The Lost Weekend (1945), a sophisticated leading man opposite a corrupt John Wayne in Reap the Wild Wind (1942), the murder-plotting husband in Dial M for Murder (1954), and as Oliver Barrett III in Love Story (1970).
Dale Robertson | Actor - westerns | He entered World War II service as a private in the Horse Cavalry at Fort Riley, Kansas in September, 1942. He was then stationed at Fort Knox and finally at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. After stateside training he served as a tank commander in the 777th Tank Battalion in the North African campaign. He rose to 1st Lieutenant with the 332nd Combat Engineers, attached to Patton's Third Army. He was wounded twice while serving.
Remembering actor GIG YOUNG (1913 – 1978), who was born on November 4th. He won an Academy Award for his performance as a slimy dance-marathon emcee in the 1969 film They Shoot Horses, Don't They?. His dramatic work as an alcoholic in the 1951 film Come Fill the Cup with James Cagney and his comedic role as a tipsy but ultimately charming intellectual in Teacher's Pet starring Clark Gable and Doris Day earned him nominations for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.