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Questions tagged [actor-identification]

Questions regarding the identity of an actor in a science fiction movie or show.

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Is this Beverly Crusher?

I stumbled across this screenshot which apparently comes from the Next Generation episode 'Suspicions': It was described as Beverly Crusher, but the more I look at, the more something doesn't seem ...
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Who has been killed by a Terminator, a Predator, and a Xenomorph?

The in memoriam for Bill Paxton, over on meta, reads (...) Bill Paxton, one of only two actors to have the distinction of being killed by a Xenomorph, a Predator and a Terminator (...) Who's the ...
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Where did they find the storm troopers for the original Star Wars trilogy movies?

Does anyone know how they filled the cast for all the storm troopers in the original trilogy (IV, V, VI) movies. Did they get them from military volunteers?
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Who are all the people in this “BEST. SELFIE. EVER!”?

I gather that the people in this 'selfie' photograph have something to do with Star Trek, but I'm struggling to name them all. Who are they?
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Who are these “Han Solo” actors?

I recently came across this photo being billed as actors in the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story. Most of the actors are unrecognizable to me. Can the actors and, if possible, their characters, be ...
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When did another “Knight of Ren” played by Mark Stanley appear in “The Force Awakens?” Is anything known about his role in the film?

One of the interesting mysteries in The Force Awakens is the origin and nature of the “Knights of Ren”. We learn quite a lot about Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), but little to nothing about what I presume ...
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What movie is this that showed up unexpectedly instead of an internet advertisement?

I was watching short videos on a normal news website, and instead of showing a normal 30 second commercial it unexpectedly started playing a 1 hour (72 minutes I think) SciFi movie! The whole time it ...
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Is the actor for Albus Severus Potter one of the triplets who played Harry?

This has been going around a bit on Facebook with some people I know: The site in the image, LOLSPIC.com, seems to contain just user-submitted funny/interesting images, and doesn't seem to be a troll ...
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Who is the actress in this Forbidden Planet lobby card?

I recently bought the Blu-Ray version of Forbidden Planet, which contained some art cards. If you have this version, look at the cards; in one there's a photo of Anne Francis's character, Alta, with ...
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In Star Wars: IV and Star Trek: III, are this guy and this guy the same guy?

In this answer to this question: Is there a pair of alien species, one in Star Wars, one in Star Trek, that are too similar for coincidence? @BenitoCiaro remembered these two characters: One from ...
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Who played the Airperson who was verbally shoved aside by McKay in “The Intruder”?

Who portrays the delightful Airperson to whom McKay barks "Airperson, don't be there!" around midway through Stargate: Atlantis's excellent second-season episode [S02E02], "The Intruder"? As she is a ...
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Who is the FIRST First Doctor?

In the Doctor Who episode 'Listen', towards the end we see We never see the actor's face, and he's not mentioned in the end credits nor on the Wikipedia page for the episode, but some young lad is ...
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Isn't it the same character?

I've just watched Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and have noticed an interesting thing. Here's Bruce Wayne's parents killer: And here's a bad guy — one of Martha's guardians: Isn't it the ...
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Is this Patricia Tallman in the TNG episode “Half a life”?

Sorry for troubling you guys, but I just have to know.. could this be Patricia Tallman in the elevator in ST TNG episode "Half a Life", time index 08:19? That's season 4. Was she already working there ...
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Who is this guy in Rogue One?

Ever since I watched the movie, I've been scratching my head to figure out who this actor is. He somewhat reminds me of Adam Driver which makes things more irritating as he obviously isn't (and ...
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What breed is Deckard's dog in Blade Runner 2049

In Blade Runner 2049, what is the breed of the dog that Deckard owns? I've checked the IMDB credits and neither dog (not massively surprising), nor trainer is listed.
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Who is speaking in this Star Trek: Discovery second season teaser?

This teaser recently was published (Alternate link for some regions) As we can see, there are uniforms in the works that are much more faithful to the original ...
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Who is Wolfgang, played by Atilla Pinke, in Underworld?

The credits for Underworld list Atilla Pinke as the actor who played Wolfgang. Who is this character, or who is his actor? The names surrounding Wolfgang in the credits are mostly vampires, with some ...
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Who are the MCU directors, producers, and actors in this photo?

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of Marvel Studios, Marvel released this picture featuring actors, directors, writers, and producers from all the MCU movies. Click the image to view the full size. ...
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Who plays 'Obama' in The End of Time?

In the 2010 Doctor Who special The End of Time, Part 1, the President of the United States makes a minor appearance, as seen in this video: From his general ...
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Identifying actress/character that's one of the Bounty Hunters in Dark Matter

Ryo Ishida has recently taken on some bounty hunters to I don't think we've ever been informed of the names of the bounty hunters, however one of the actresses looks frustratingly familiar but I can'...
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Prim's cat in the Hunger Games films

Who played Prim's cat in the Hunger Games films, and why the change? What do we know about the cats who play Prim's cat Buttercup in the Hunger Games films? In the first film, he looks like this: ...
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What actor has portrayed the most comic book/science fiction superhero characters with some sort of special abilty and/or capabilities?

The following question asks about the actor that has appeared in the most comic book movies: Stack Exchange question: Actor with the most comic-book movie roles? I'd like to know, which actor has ...
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Actor in one episode of Star Trek: The Original Series [closed]

The actor that I'm looking for was in one episode, played a very energetic fellow whose actual first name is Bruce and who subsequently joined the Swami Order in Los Angeles. Thanks so much!
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Who did Captain Hook’s voice in Shrek Forever After?

In Shrek the Third, Captain Hook redeems himself and says he grows daffodils. On the Shrek Forever After soundtrack, he talks to Rumpelstiltskin about his daffodil garden. I know Tom Waits and Nick ...
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What is the name of this sci fi actor?

I forget the name of an actor who was in some moderately succesful sci fi / fantasy films of late 1980s / early 1990s. I think his name is Michael D something which sounds French or Flemish. This ...
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Which Game of Thrones cast members are shown in this photo from a Seville, Spain soccer match?

This photo was taken this evening in Seville, Spain, into Sanchez Pizjuán Stadium. Obviously the people in it are from the cast of "Game of thrones" but I can't identify all of them (not a very good ...
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List of Actors playing Chris Kelvin (Protagonist in 'Solaris' by Stanislaw Lem)

Kindly provide a list with the names of Actors that have played Chris Kelvin from the book Solaris. Please add the year in which the Movie in which the Actor played Chris Kelvin was produced.