The men and women who star in motion pictures lead the most heavily-scrutinized lives of anyone in the world. Very few people could prevent their private lives from becoming legend under those circumstances.




Barrymore, John:
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John Barrymore once pulled a risque screen test prank on John Carradine.


Blanc, Mel:
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Mel Blanc was allergic to carrots.



Bogart, Humphrey:
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A drawing of Humphrey Bogart was the model for the Gerber Baby.
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Humphrey Bogart was born on Christmas Day.


Bow, Clara:
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Clara Bow serviced the entire USC football team during orgies.



Chaplin, Charlie:
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Charles Chaplin’s remains were stolen and held for ransom.


Cody, Iron Eyes:
Red bullet
Iron Eyes Cody was an Indian.


Costner, Kevin:
Red bullet
Kevin Costner was caught in bed with the wife of Orioles infielder Cal Ripken, Jr. in August 1997, forcing the Orioles to cancel a game so that the distraught Ripken’s consecutive-game streak would not be in jeopardy.


Craig, Daniel:
red bullet
James Bond actor Daniel Craig gets free Aston Martin cars for life.


Curtis, Jamie Lee:
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Jamie Lee Curtis is a hermaphrodite.


Davis, Bette:
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Bette Davis landed her role in What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? through placing an ad in a Hollywood publication seeking employment as an actress.


Dean, James:
White bullet
James Dean’s Porsche Spyder kept on killing long after his fatal accident.*


Eastwood, Clint:
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Actor Clint Eastwood is the son of comic Stan Laurel.


Fonda, Jane:
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Jane Fonda betrayed U.S. servicemen during the Vietnam War.*

Red bullet
Jane Fonda and her then husband Ted Turner were refused service in a restaurant run by a Vietnam War veteran.


Fox, Michael J:
Red bullet
Michael J. Fox’s middle name is Jello.



Gable, Clark:
Yellow bullet
Clark Gable’s bare-chested appearance in the 1934 film It Happened One Night led to a dramatic decline in undershirt sales.
Red bullet
Clark Gable hit and killed a pedestrian while driving drunk, and MGM covered up the incident by paying an employee to go to prison in his place.


Hanks, Tom:
Red bullet
The father of actor Tom Hanks was the lead singer of the musical group The Diamonds.


Heder, Jon:
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Jon Heder, star of the 2004 film Napoleon Dynamite, died in a car crash or from a drug overdose.


Hepburn, Audrey:
Red bullet
Audrey Hepburn penned a pithy list of beauty tips.*


Hudson, Rock:
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Jim Nabors and Rock Hudson married each other.


Keaton, Buster:
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Silent film star Buster Keaton was contractually precluded from smiling on-screen.


Lee, Brandon:
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The scene in which Brandon Lee was fatally wounded was left in the final cut of The Crow.


Lohan, Lindsay:
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Account describes woman’s finding wallet belonging to actress Lindsay Lohan.


Lopez, Jennifer:
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Two weeks before the 2001 premiere of the movie Angel Eyes, Jennifer Lopez demanded all the film’s references to her be changed to “J.Lo.”


Lucci, Susan:
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Actress Susan Lucci is the daughter of comedienne Phyllis Diller.


Mansfield, Jayne:
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The car crash that killed Jayne Mansfield also decapitated her.


Marx, Harpo:
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Adolph “Harpo” Marx changed his name to Arthur to avoid an association with Adolph Hitler.


Matthau, Walter:
Red bullet
Actor Walter Matthau was born ‘Walter Matuschanskyayasky.’



Monroe, Marilyn:
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Marilyn Monroe wore a size 16 dress.
Red bullet
Marilyn Monroe had six toes on each foot.

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Marilyn Monroe was the model for Tinker Bell in Disney’s version of Peter Pan.*


Nicholson, Jack:
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The woman Jack Nicholson thought to be his sister turned out to be his mother.


Reagan, Ronald:
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Ronald Reagan was the actor originally selected to play the role of Rick Blaine in Casablanca.*


Robinson, Edward G.:
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Edward G. Robinson funded the French Resistance in World War II.


Stallone, Sylvester:
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Sylvester Stallone once starred in a porn film.


Stewart, Kristen:
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Actress Kristen Stewart trashed the military and defended terrorists during an October 2014 interview.


Tomei, Marisa:
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Marisa Tomei won an Academy Award because presenter Jack Palance announced the wrong name.


Valentino, Rudolph:
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Rudolph Valentino died from eating food prepared in aluminum cookware.


Wayne, John:
Red bullet
John Wayne was brought to Jesus thanks to a note from an evangelist’s injured teenage daughter.*


Zadora, Pia:
Red bullet
Pia Zadora played Anne Frank on stage so badly that the audience yelled “She’s in the attic!” when the Nazis arrived.

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