Terminator Salvation Cast
Christian Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, but later moved to England. He caught the acting bug early in life, and by the age of ten was already appearing in a West End production of The Nerd. Television work soon followed, but it was in 1987's Empire of the Sun (1987) that he first made his mark worldwide. Although Empire did not live up to expectations, critics were impressed by the very young Bale's performance in Steven Spielberg's story of a young British lad who is separated from his parents in Japan-occupied China during World War II.
In 1992, Bale had a starring role in Disney's Newsies (1992). In an attempt to revive the movie musical, he was called on to sing and dance ... [ full biography of Christian Bale]
ustralian actor Sam Worthington initially had no intention of becoming an actor. A high school dropout at 17, he accompanied his girlfriend to an audition for Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art. Ironically, she didn't gain entrance to the prestigious program, but Worthington, who decided on an impulse to give it a shot himself, did. After graduating in 1988 at the age of 22, he received critical acclaim in his first professional theatrical role.
Combining talent with rugged good looks and a bit of good luck often equals success, and Worthington is no exception. He soon found roles on Australian television, and in 2000 made his American television debut with a guest appearance on the hit series JAG ... [ full biography of Sam Worthington]
Moon Bloodgood sounds like a stage name, but you may be surprised to find out her full legal name really is Korinna Moon Bloodgood. Born in Anaheim, California to an American father of Dutch and Irish descent and a South Korean mother, Bloodgood started her career as a model and a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers.
In 2002 she made her TV acting debut with a guest appearance on the NBC-TV sitcom Just Shoot Me! More TV roles followed on shows such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, North Shore and Monk. On the big screen, she quickly moved from small roles such as playing "Gorgeous Woman" in ... [ full biography of Moon Bloodgood]
Born Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Common is a Chicago-born rapper whose album releases include "Can I Borrow a Dollar?" and "Resurrection" under the moniker Common Sense. In 1997 he simplified his name to Common following a lawsuit, and released several new albums including "One Day It'll All Make Sense", "Like Water For Chocolate" and "Electric Circus."
In 2003, Common made his TV acting debut with a guest appearance on the UPN sitcom Girlfriends. He soon found his way onto the big screen playing Sir Ivy in Smokin' Aces (2006) alongside Ben Affleck and Ryan Reynolds. Next up, he portrayed Turner Lucas in Ridley Scott's ... [ full biography of Common]
The daughter of famed director and former child star Ron Howard and writer Cheryl Howard, Bryce Dallas Howard grew up in Connecticut and Westchester, N.Y. The oldest of four children, in her late teens, she played a small role in her father's film, Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000).
She then went on to study at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where she gained valuable theater experience. She played Marianne in the Roundabout's Broadway production of Tartuffe, Sally Platt in the Manhattan Theater Club's production House/Garden and Emily in the Bay Street Theater Festival's Our Town. Howard also appeared in the independent film Book of Love ... [ full biography of Bryce Dallas Howard]
Born in St. Petersburg, Russia when it was known as Leningrad, USSR, Anton Yelchin is the son of figure skaters Korina and Viktor Yelchin. Discriminated against in the USSR, not having been allowed to compete in the Olympics by Soviet authorities because they were Jewish, the family moved to California just a few months after Anton's birth.
Yelchin made his acting debut at the age of nine in a small, independent film called A Man is Mostly Water. Other roles quickly followed, including guest appearances on hit TV series along with parts in motion pictures, including his breakthrough role in Hearts of Atlantis opposite Anthony Hopkins ... [ full biography of Anton Yelchin]