Q&A

Q: Did "Once Upon a Time in America" win any Oscars? It's considered one of the great gangster films, isn't it?

Whether 1984's "Once Upon a Time in America" was great depends on which cut you're talking about, but it's widely accepted that the version Oscars judges saw was terrible, and they didn't even give it a nomination. The story goes that director Sergio Leone ("A Fistful of Dollars," 1964), already a legend by that point thanks to his "spaghetti w...

Q: Has Vincent D'Onofrio done any voice work?

He hasn't done much voice work, but unsurprisingly, given the rest of his career, what he's done has been unconventional. No big Pixar productions or Disney prince roles for actor's actor Vincent D'Onofrio. The biggest chunk of D'Onofrio's voice-acting has been in video games -- a realm that is somewhat looked down upon in the business. He's do...

Q: Was that Kirsten Dunst I saw in an old episode of "Star Trek: The Next Generation"?

The young telepath in a 1993 episode of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" was, indeed, Kirsten Dunst. Though just 11 and without many TV or film roles at the time, Dunst was already eight years into her career. She began modeling and commercial acting at age 3, while living in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, before her first "big role" as the grandd...