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Can You Name These 80s Celebrities?

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He alternated between leading and supporting roles during the 1980s, with prominent roles in Reds (1981), Under Fire (1983), Hoosiers (1986), No Way Out (1987) and Mississippi Burning (1988), where he was nominated for a second Best Actor Oscar.

Gene Hackman

Mel Brooks

Ernest Borgnine

Jack Warden

Gene Hackman
Eugene Allen Hackman (born January 30, 1930) is an American retired actor and novelist. In a career that has spanned more than six decades, Hackman has won two Academy Awards, four Golden Globes, one Screen Actors Guild Award, two BAFTAs and one Silver Bear. Nominated for five Academy Awards, Hackman won Best Actor for his role as Jimmy “Popeye” Doyle in the critically acclaimed thriller The French Connection (1971) and Best Supporting Actor as “Little” Bill Daggett in Clint Eastwood’s Western film Unforgiven (1992).

She was nominated for a Golden Globe for the 1981 drama Absence of Malice and the 1982 comedy Kiss Me Goodbye.

Margot Kidder

Sally Field

Mercedes McCambridge

Ali MacGraw

Sally Field
Sally Margaret Field (born November 6, 1946) is an American actress. She is the recipient of various accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress, and nominations for a Tony Award and for two British Academy Film Awards. Field began her career on television, starring in the comedies Gidget (1965–1966), The Flying Nun (1967–1970), and The Girl with Something Extra (1973–1974). In 1967, she was also in the western The Way West.

He had a hit film when he starred in Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) with Steve Martin, written and directed by John Hughes. He also appeared in a cameo role in Hughes’s She’s Having a Baby (1988) and then starred in a film written by Hughes, The Great Outdoors (1988), co starring Aykroyd.

John Cazale

Steve McQueen

John Candy

John Travolta

John Candy
John Franklin Candy (October 31, 1950 – March 4, 1994) was a Canadian actor and comedian known mainly for his work in Hollywood films. Candy had a hit film when he starred in Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) with Steve Martin, written and directed by John Hughes. He appeared in a cameo role in Hughes’s She’s Having a Baby (1988) and then starred in a film written by Hughes, The Great Outdoors (1988), co starring Aykroyd.

She made her feature film debut in 1984, when she co-starred opposite Ralph Macchio in The Karate Kid as Ali Mills, the love interest of Macchio’s main character.

Jane Alexander

Raquel Welch

Helen Hayes

Elisabeth Shue

Elisabeth Shue
Elisabeth Judson Shue (born October 6, 1963) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles in the films The Karate Kid (1984), Adventures in Babysitting (1987), Cocktail (1988), Back to the Future Part II (1989), Back to the Future Part III (1990), Soapdish (1991), The Saint (1997), Hollow Man (2000), Piranha 3D (2010), Battle of the Sexes (2017), and Death Wish (2018). She was nominated for an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for her role in the film Leaving Las Vegas (1995).

He is known for playing Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars film series, winning three Saturn Awards for the role. His other film appearances include Corvette Summer (1978) and The Big Red One (1980).

Ben Johnson

Mark Hamill

Sean Connery

Peter Sellers

Mark Hamill
Mark Richard Hamill (born September 25, 1951) is an American actor, voice artist, and writer. He is known for playing Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars film series, winning three Saturn Awards for the role. His other film appearances include Corvette Summer (1978) and The Big Red One (1980). Hamill has also appeared on stage in several theater productions, primarily during the 1980s. He is a prolific voice actor who has portrayed characters in numerous animated television series, films and video games. Hamill is known for his long-standing role as the Joker in various DC Comics projects, commencing with Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1994).

Her first leading role was the romantic comedy film When Harry Met Sally… (1989), which paired her with comedic leading man Billy Crystal and earned her a Golden Globe nomination.

Meg Ryan

Anne Bancroft

Ava Gardner

Jodie Foster

Meg Ryan
Meg Ryan is an American actress. She began her acting career in 1981 in minor roles before joining the cast of the CBS soap opera As the World Turns in 1982. Subsequently, she began to appear in supporting roles in films during the mid 1980s like box office hit Top Gun, achieving recognition in independent films such as Promised Land (1987) before her performance in the Rob Reiner-directed romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally… (1989) brought her widespread attention and her first Golden Globe nomination.

He won his second Oscar, an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, for his role of retired astronaut Garrett Breedlove in Terms of Endearment (1983), directed by James L. Brooks.

Peter Boyle

Kris Kristofferson

Jack Nicholson

Walter Matthau

Jack Nicholson
John Joseph Nicholson (born April 22, 1937) is an American actor and filmmaker whose career spanned more than 50 years.He is known for having played a wide range of starring and supporting roles, including comic characters, romantic leads, anti-heroes and villains. In many of his films, he played the “eternal outsider, the sardonic drifter”, someone who rebels against the social structure. He is the recipient of numerous accolades, including three Academy Awards.

She has starred in various movies across the years, including Blade Runner (1982), Summer Lovers (1982), Splash (1984), Roxanne (1987), Wall Street (1987), and Steel Magnolias (1989).

Jean Seberg

Daryl Hannah

Vanessa Redgrave

Barbara Harris

Daryl Hannah
Daryl Christine Hannah (born December 3, 1960) is an American actress and environmental activist. She made her screen debut in Brian De Palma’s supernatural horror film The Fury (1978). She has starred in various movies across the years, including Blade Runner (1982), Summer Lovers (1982), Splash (1984), Roxanne (1987), Wall Street (1987), and Steel Magnolias (1989).

He gained prominence for his portrayal of the taxi dispatcher Louie De Palma in the television series Taxi (1978–1983), which won him a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award.

George C. Scott

Trevor Howard

Anthony Perkins

Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito
Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. (born November 17, 1944) is an American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter. He gained prominence for his portrayal of the taxi dispatcher Louie De Palma in the television series Taxi (1978–1983), which won him a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award. He plays Frank Reynolds on the FX and FXX sitcom It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2006–present). He is known for his film roles in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975), Terms of Endearment (1983), Romancing the Stone (1984), Throw Momma from the Train (1987), Twins (1988), The War of the Roses (1989), Batman Returns (1992), Jack the Bear (1993), Junior (1994), Get Shorty (1995), Matilda (1996), L.A. Confidential (1997), The Big Kahuna (1999), Big Fish (2003), Deck the Halls (2006), When in Rome (2010), Wiener-Dog (2016) and Jumanji: The Next Level (2019).

She appeared in various high-profile roles throughout the 1980s, including supporting parts in the comedies Tootsie (1982), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and then appearing opposite Michael Keaton the next year in Mr. Mom (1983).

Teri Garr

Eva Gabor

Jennifer Jones

Myrna Loy

Teri Garr
Teri Ann Garr (born December 11, 1944) is a retired American actress and comedian. Garr continued to appear in various high-profile roles throughout the 1980s, including supporting parts in the comedies Tootsie (1982), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Sandy Lester, and then appearing opposite Michael Keaton the next year in Mr. Mom (1983).

He is further known for his portrayals of Clark W. Griswold in five National Lampoon’s Vacation films and of Irwin “Fletch” Fletcher in Fletch (1985) and its sequel Fletch Lives (1989).

Ray Walston

George Segal

Chevy Chase

Jason Robards

Chevy Chase
Cornelius Crane “Chevy” Chase (October 8, 1943) is an American comedian, writer, and actor. Born into a prominent family, he had a variety of jobs before moving into comedy and started acting with National Lampoon. He became a key cast member in the first season of Saturday Night Live, where his recurring Weekend Update segment became a staple of the show. As both a performer and a writer, he earned three Primetime Emmy Awards out of five nominations.

Her performances in Dangerous Liaisons (1988) and The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) earned her two consecutive Academy Award nominations, for Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress respectively, winning the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for the latter.

Michelle Pfeiffer

Maggie Smith

Ruth Gordon

Carol Lynley

Michelle Pfeiffer
Michelle Marie Pfeiffer (born April 29, 1958) is an American actress. Known for playing eclectic roles from a wide variety of film genres, she is recognized as one of the most prolific actresses of the 1980s and 1990s. Pfeiffer has received numerous accolades throughout her career, including a Golden Globe Award and a British Academy Film Award, in addition to nominations for three Academy Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award.

He made his breakthrough with leading roles in a series of comedy films which received positive media attention, such as Splash (1984), Bachelor Party (1984), Big (1988) and A League of Their Own (1992).

Tom Hanks

Woody Allen

Ron Howard

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker. Known for both his comedic and dramatic roles, he is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide, and is regarded as an American cultural icon. Hanks’s films have grossed more than $4.9 billion in North America and more than $9.96 billion worldwide, making him the fourth-highest-grossing actor in North America.

At 80, she became the oldest actress to receive the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Driving Miss Daisy.

Jessica Tandy

Ruth Gordon

Eileen Brennan

Candice Bergen

Jessica Tandy
Jessie Alice Tandy (7 June 1909 – 11 September 1994) was a British-American actress. Tandy appeared in over 100 stage productions and had more than 60 roles in film and TV, receiving an Academy Award, four Tony Awards, a BAFTA, a Golden Globe Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award. At 80, she became the oldest actress to receive the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Driving Miss Daisy.

He had two huge hits with car films directed by Needham, Smokey and the Bandit II (1980) and The Cannonball Run (1981).

Jack Lemmon

Jon Voight

Burt Reynolds

Don Knotts

Burt Reynolds
Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. (February 11, 1936 – September 6, 2018) was an American actor, considered a sex symbol and icon of American popular culture. Reynolds had two huge hits with car films directed by Needham, Smokey and the Bandit II (1980) and The Cannonball Run (1981). He starred in David Steinberg’s film Paternity (1981) and directed himself in a tough action film, Sharky’s Machine (1981).

She took the lead role in Private Benjamin, a comedy she co-produced with her friend Nancy Meyers, who co-wrote the script.

Goldie Hawn

Joan Blondell

Candice Bergen

Jill Clayburgh

Goldie Hawn
Goldie Jeanne Hawn (born November 21, 1945) is an American actress, dancer, producer, and singer. Hawn’s popularity continued into the 1980s, starting with another primetime variety special alongside actress and singer Liza Minnelli, Goldie and Liza Together (1980), which was nominated for four Emmy Awards. In the same year, Hawn took the lead role in Private Benjamin, a comedy she co-produced with her friend Nancy Meyers, who co-wrote the script.

He portrayed as antihero cop Harry Callahan in the five Dirty Harry films throughout the 1970s and 1980s.

Clint Eastwood

Gary Busey

Robert Wagner

Bruce Dern

Clint Eastwood
Clinton Eastwood Jr. (born May 31, 1930) is an American actor, film director and producer. After achieving success in the Western TV series Rawhide, he rose to international fame with his role as the “Man with No Name” in Sergio Leone’s “Dollars Trilogy” of Spaghetti Westerns during the mid-1960s and as antihero cop Harry Callahan in the five Dirty Harry films throughout the 1970s and 1980s.

In 1983, she won her second Golden Globe Award and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as a soap opera star in Tootsie (1982) and was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of the troubled actress Frances Farmer in Frances (1982).

Jessica Lange

Dyan Cannon

Marsha Mason

Louise Fletcher

Jessica Lange
Jessica Phyllis Lange (born April 20, 1949) is an American actress. In 1983, she won her second Golden Globe Award and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as a soap opera star in Tootsie (1982) and was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of the troubled actress Frances Farmer in Frances (1982).

He achieved further recognition as protagonist Marty McFly in the Back to the Future film trilogy (1985–1990), which became a critical and commercial success.

Christopher Lee

Michael J. Fox

Michael Caine

Richard Benjamin

Michael J. Fox
Michael Andrew Fox (born June 9, 1961), known professionally as Michael J. Fox, is a Canadian-American retired actor. Beginning his career in the 1970s, he first rose to prominence for portraying Alex P. Keaton on the NBC sitcom Family Ties (1982–1989). Fox achieved further recognition as protagonist Marty McFly in the Back to the Future film trilogy (1985–1990), which became a critical and commercial success.

Her film work spans many genres, including the cult comedies Trading Places (1983)—for which she won a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress—and A Fish Called Wanda (1988), for which she received a BAFTA nomination for Best Actress.

Ethel Merman

Jamie Lee Curtis

Jane Alexander

Kristy McNichol

Jamie Lee Curtis
Jamie Lee Curtis (born November 22, 1958) is an American actress, producer, author, and activist. She is the recipient of several accolades, including two Golden Globe Awards, a British Academy Film Award, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Curtis first came to prominence with her portrayal of Lt. Barbara Duran on the ABC sitcom Operation Petticoat (1977–78). In 1978, she made her feature film debut playing Laurie Strode in John Carpenter’s seminal slasher film Halloween, which established her as a scream queen and led to a string of parts in horror films such as The Fog, Prom Night, Terror Train (all 1980) and Roadgames (1981).

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