Select FIRST letter of actor’s first name


  • Sacha Baron Cohen
    Sacha Baron Cohen

    • Faith: Secularism; of Jewish descent and occasionally participates in Jewish customs
    • Worldview: Progressive Liberalism (activist)
    • Birth name: Sacha Noam Baron Cohen
    • Ex-Wife: Isla Fisher (resulting in 3 children)

  • Sally Field

    • Faith: Unknown
    • Worldview: Progressive Liberalism (activist); Gay rights activism, Climate Alarmism (activist)
    • Birth name: Sally Margaret Field
    • Mother: Margaret Field, aka Maggie Mahoney (actress)
    • Ex-Partner: Burt Reynolds
    • Ex-Husbands: Steven Craig and Alan Greisman

  • Salma Hayek

    • Faith: Primarily Secularism with Christianity leanings (claims belief in God and Jesus Christ), ex-Catholic, raised in devout Catholic family
    • Worldview: Liberalism, Feminism (activist)
    • Husband: François-Henri Pinault
  • Sam Claflin
    • Birth name: Samuel George Claflin
    • Legally seperated wife: Laura Haddock (actress)
  • Sam Elliott
    Sam Elliott

    • Faith: Apparently Secularism
    • Worldview: Liberalism leaning, Pro-Abortion
    • Birth name: Samuel Pack Elliott
    • Wife: Kathaine Ross

  • Sam Neill

    • Faith: Secularism, raised in Christianity (Anglican/Episcopal)
    • Worldview: Liberalism
    • Birth name: Nigel John Dermot Neill
    • Legally seperated wife: Noriko Watanabe (make-up artist)
  • Sam Rockwell
    • Father: Pete Rockwell (actor)
    • Mother: Penny Hess (actress)
    • Partner: Leslie Bibb

  • Sam Shepard
    …DIED age 73 (2017)—Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease)
    • Faith: Secularism; apparently rejected the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the end
    • Birth name: Samuel Shepard Rogers III
    • Ex-Wife: O-Lan Jones (actress, resulting in son Jesse)
    • Ex-Partners: Jessica Lange (resulting in daughter Hannah and son Samuel), Patti Smith (adultery), Joni Mitchell (adultery), Christine O'Dell (adultery), Joyce Aaron (actress)
  • Sam Worthington
    Sam Worthington

    • Faith: Christianity
    • Birth name: Samuel Henry John Worthington
    • Wife: Lara Bingle (model and media personality)
  • Sammy Davis Jr.
    Sammy Davis Jr.
    …DIED age 64 (1990)—Throat cancer
    • Faith: Judaism (convert 1961), experimented briefly with Satanism, raised Catholic by his mother, his was Baptist father
    • Birth name: Samuel George Davis Jr.
    • Wife: Altovise Gore (entertainer)
    • Ex-Wife: May Britt (actress)
    • Ex-Partner: Kim Novak and Lola Falana (singer)
  • Samuel L. Jackson
    Samuel L. Jackson

    • Faith: Appears to be Secularism, but some say Christianity (Protestant, Pentecostal)
    • Worldview: Progressive Liberalism (activist), pro-abortion
    • Birth name: Samuel Leroy Jackson
    • Wife: LaTanya Richardson (actress/producer)

  • Sandra Bullock

    • Faith: Atheism
    • Partner: Bryan Randall (photographer) (died 2023)
    • Ex-Husband: Jesse James
    • Ex-Partner: Tate Donovan (actor)

  • Sandra Oh

    • Faith: Practices Vipassanā, a Buddhist form of meditation; grew up in a Christian household
    • Birth name: Sandra Miju Oh
    • Ex-Husband: Alexander Payne (director, writer, producer)

  • Saoirse Ronan

    • Faith: Unclear, raised in Cathlicism by devout parents
    • Birth name: Saoirse Una Ronan
    • Father: Paul Ronan (actor)
    • Partner: Jack Lowden (actor)

  • Sarah Jessica Parker

    • Faith: Secularism, but identifies with Jewish culture
    • Worldview: Progressive Liberalism, but supports Israel
    • Brother: Timothy Britten Parker, aka Toby Parker (actor)
    • Husband: Matthew Broderick
    • Ex-Partner: Robert Downey Jr.

  • Sarah Michelle Gellar

    • Faith: Unknown, of Jewish descent
    • Worldview: Conservatism, Charitable Activism
    • Legal name: Sarah Michelle Prinze
    • Husband: Freddie Prinze Jr.
  • Sarah Silverman (2016)—Photo by Ali Shaker/VOA.
    Sarah Silverman

    • Faith: Agnosticism, of Jewish descent; she joked about killing Jesus: “I’m glad the Jews killed Jesus. I’d do it again!”
    • Worldview: Socialism (activist), former member of the Democratic Socialists of America (left in 2023 citing their response to the initial Hamas attacks and lack of support for Israel); Pro-Abortion (activist)
    • Birth name: Sarah Kate Silverman
    • Partner: Rory Albanese
    • Ex-Partners: Michael Sheen, Jimmy Kimmel
  • Scarlett Johansson
    Scarlett Johansson

    • Faith: Judaism
    • Worldview: Worldview: Progressive Liberalism (outspoken activist who has endorsed John Kerry, Barack Obama, Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden), Planned Parenthood activist (ardent abortion supporter)
    • Birth name: Scarlett Ingrid Johansson
    • Husband: Colin Jost
    • Ex-husbands: Ryan Reynolds and Romain Dauriac

  • Scott Baio

    • Faith: Christianity
    • Worldview: Conservatism (activist)
    • Birth name: Scott Vincent James Baio
    • Wife: Renée Sloan-Baio
    • Ex-Fiancé: Jeanette Jonsson
  • Scott Bakula
    • Faith: Unclear, Christianity is his background (he attended a Presbyterian church in his youth—his mother’s church), and his ex-wife’s father was a Lutheran minister)
    • Birth name: Scott Stewart Bakula
    • Wife: Chelsea Field (actress)
    • Ex-Wife: Krista Neumann
  • Scott Caan
    • Birth name: Scott Andrew Caan
    • Father: James Caan
    • Wife: Kacy Byxbee
  • Scott Glenn
    • Faith: Judaism convert, ex-Catholic
    • Birth name: Theodore Scott Glenn
    • Wife: Carol Schwartz
  • Scott Wilson,
    Scott Wilson
    …DIED age 76 (2018)—Leukemia
    • Faith: Unknown
    • Birth name: William Delano Wilson
    • Wife: Heavenly Wilson
  • Sean Astin
    Sean Astin

    • Faith: Christianity (Lutheran), following experiences with Buddhism, Judaism, Roman Catholicism, and Agnosticism
    • Worldview: Progressive Liberalism (activist)
    • Birth name: Sean Patrick Duke
    • Mother: Patty Duke
    • Father: Michael Tell
    • Adoptive-Father: John Astin (actor)
    • Wife: Christine Harrell
  • Sean Bean in “Jupiter Ascending”. © 2013 Warner Bros.
    Sean Bean

    • Faith: “I’m Christian”
    • Birth name: Shaun Mark Bean
    • Wife: Ashley Moore
    • Ex-Wives: Debra James, Melanie Hill (actress), Abigail Cruttenden (actress), Georgina Sutcliffe

  • Sean Connery
    …DIED age 90 (2020)—Dementia
    • Faith: Apparently Secularism, although raised in Christianity (Roman Catholicism) by his father
    • Birth name: Thomas Sean Connery
    • Son: Jason Connery (actor, director)
    • Wife: Micheline Roquebrune
    • Ex-Wife: Diane Cilento (actress)
  • Sean Penn
    Sean Penn

    • Faith: Agnosticism
    • Worldview: Socialism (activist)
    • Birth name: Sean Justin Penn
    • Father: Leo Penn (actor)
    • Mother: Eileen Ryan (actress)
    • Brother: Chris Penn (actor)
    • Ex-Wives: Madonna, Robin Wright, Leila George (actress)
    • Ex-Partner: Charlize Theron
  • Sean Young
    Sean Young

    • Faith: apparently Secularism
    • Birth name: Mary Sean Young
    • Husband: Robert Lujan
  • Seann William Scott
    • Faith: Unknown
    • Wife: Olivia Korenberg

  • Sebastian Stan

    • Faith: Unclear, however his parents are Roman Catholic
    • Birth name: Sebastian Stan
  • Sela Ward in “CSI: NY and Command+P”. © 2012, CBS Broadcasting.
    Sela Ward

    • Faith: Unclear, but is quoted as saying, “I have a strong belief in God.”
    • Birth name: Sela Ann Ward
    • Husband: Howard Elliott Sherman

  • Selena Gomez

    • Faith: Liberal Christianity, raised in Roman Catholicism and was influenced by the liberal Hillsong Church
    • Worldview: Liberalism, BLM and LGBTQ supporter
    • Birth name: Selena Marie Gomez
    • Ex-Partner: Abel Makkonen Tesfaye
  • Seth Green
    Seth Green

    • Faith: Atheism
    • Birth name: Seth Benjamin Gesshel-Green
    • Wife: Clare Grant (actress, producer)
  • Seth MacFarlane
    Seth MacFarlane

    • Faith: Atheism (outspoken)
    • Worldview: Socialism, Progressive Liberalism, LGBTQ supporter (activist), Evolutionism (activist)
    • Birth name: Seth Woodbury MacFarlane
    • Sister: Rachael MacFarlane (actress)
    • Ex-Partner: Emilia Clarke
  • Seth Rogen. Cropped version of original photo by Stephen McCarthy/Collision - CC BY 2.0 -
    Seth Rogen

    • Faith: Atheism, raised in Judaism
    • Worldview: Progressive Liberalism (activist), Socialism, LGBT activism; calls his anti-woke critics ‘White Supremacists’ / Parents: “radical Jewish socialists”
    • Birth name: Seth Aaron Rogen
    • Wife: Lauren Miller (actress, director)
  • Shailene Woodley. Photographer: Gage Skidmore. License: CC BY-SA 2.0. Cropped image.
    Shailene Woodley

    • Worldview: Socialism (activist), Progressive Liberalism, Environmentalism (activist), Bisexualism
    • Birth name: Shailene Diann Woodley
    • Ex-Partners: Ben Volavola and Aaron Rodgers
  • Shane West
    • Birth name: Shannon Bruce Snaith

  • Sharon Stone

    • Faith: Tibetan Buddhism, although she claims to believe in god; ex-Scientologist
    • Birth name: Sharon Vonne Stone
    • Ex-Husbands: Michael Greenburg and Phil Bronstein
    • Ex-Partners: William MacDonald (producer) and Bob Wagner
  • Sherri Shepherd
    Sherri Shepherd

    • Faith: Jesus Christ, ex-Jehovah’s Witness
    • Birth name: Sherri Evonne Shepherd
    • Ex-Husbands: Jeff Tarpley and Lamar Sally
  • Shia LaBeouf
    Shia LaBeouf

    • Faith: Christianity (Catholicism convert 2022), formerly Secularism, although he had described himself as Jewish and had a Bar Mitzvah, and was also baptized in a Pentecostal church
    • Birth name: Shia Saide LaBeouf
    • Partner: Mia Goth (actress, resulting in a daughter)
  • Shelley Winters
    Shelley Winters
    …DIED age 85 (2006)—Heart failure
    • Faith: Secularism, of Jewish descent; rejected the Gospel of Jesus Christ
    • Worldview: Liberalism (activist)
    • Birth name: Shirley Schrift
    • Husband: Gerry DeFord
    • Ex-Husbands: Mack Paul Mayer, Vittorio Gassman (actor, director), Anthony Franciosa (aka Tony Franciosa, actor)
    • Her claimed Ex-Partners: Burt Lancaster, William Holden, Sean Connery, Farley Granger (actor), Errol Flynn, and Marlon Brando
  • Shirley Henderson in “Once Upon a Time in the Midlands”. © 2002 Sony Entertainment
    Shirley Henderson

  • Shirley MacLaine
    Shirley MacLaine

    • Faith: New Age and Transcendental Meditation; claimed that in a previous life in Atlantis she was the brother of a 35,000-year-old spirit named Ramtha, and in other lives she claims she was a gypsy girl, a Japanese geisha and a princess in Egypt; She is the author of numerous books on metaphysics, spirituality, and reincarnation.
    • Worldview: Liberalism (activist)
    • Birth name: Shirley MacLean Beaty
    • Brother: Warren Beatty
    • Ex-Husband: Steve Parker (an “open marriage”, resulting in daughter Sachi Parker, an actress)
    • Ex-Partners: Robert Mitchum, Danny Kaye, Yves Montand, Lord Mountbatten, Andrew Peacock (politician), Andrey Konchalovskiy, Pete Hamill, Kevin McClory, Olof Palme, Pierre Trudeau, and others
  • Shirley Temple
    Shirley Temple
    …DIED age 85—Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)—lifelong smoker
    • Faith: Christianity (Protestant, primarily Episcopalian)
    • Worldview: Conservatism
    • Birth name: Shirley Jane Temple
    • Legal name: Shirley Temple Black
    • Husband: Charles Alden Black (died 2005) (resulting in son Charles Alden Black Jr. and daughter Lori Black)
    • Ex-Husband: John Agar (actor, resulting in daughter Linda Susan Agar, aka Susan Black)
  • Sid Haig in “Night of the Living Dead 3D”
    Sid Haig
    …DIED age 80 (2019)—Lung infection (Aspergillus pneumonia)
    • Faith: apparently Secularism
    • Worldview: Liberalism (activist)
    • Birth name: Sidney Eddie Mosesian
    • Wife: Susan L. Oberg
  • Sidney Poitier in “The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn”
    Sidney Poitier
    …DIED age 94 (2022)—Heart failure, Alzheimer’s and prostate cancer
    • Faith: Agnosticism, semi-Deism, raised in Roman Catholicism; apparently rejected the Gospel of Jesus Christ
    • Birth name: Sidney L. Poitier
    • Wife: Joanna Shimkus (actress, resulting in daughters Anika and Sydney Tamiia)
    • Ex-Wife: Juanita Hardy (resulting in daughters Beverly, Pamela, Sherri, and Gina)
    • Ex-Partner: Diahann Carroll (actress, singer)
  • Sienna Guillory
    • Birth name: Sienna Tiggy Guillory
    • Husband: Enzo Cilenti​ (actor, resulting in twin daughters, Valentina and Lucia Cilenti)
    • Ex-Husband: Nick Moran (actor, filmmaker)
  • Sienna Miller (2017). Photo by Martin J. Kraft.
    Sienna Miller

    • Faith: Secularism, has shown interest in Kabbalah
    • Birth name: Sienna Rose Diana Miller
    • Partner: Oli Green (actor, resulting in a daughter)
    • Ex-Partners and Fiancés: Jude Law and Tom Sturridge (actor, resulting in daughter Marlowe)
    • Ex-Partners: Balthazar Getty (actor)

  • Sigourney Weaver

    • Faith: Secularism
    • Worldview: Progressive Liberalism (outspoken activist)
    • Birth name: Susan Alexandra Weaver
    • Husband: Jim Simpson
  • Simon Baker
    • Faith: Agnosticism, raised in Roman Catholicism
    • Birth name: Simon Lucas Baker
    • Ex-Wife: Rebecca Rigg (actress)
  • Simon Pegg
    Simon Pegg

    • Faith: Atheism
    • Worldview: Liberalism, Liberal Feminism, Greenpeace
    • Birth name: Simon John Beckingham
    • Wife: Maureen McCann
  • Sissy Spacek. Photo by David Shankbone.
    Sissy Spacek

    • Birth name: Mary Elizabeth Spacek
    • Husband: Jack Fisk (director)
    • Cousin: Rip Torn
  • Sophia Loren. Photographer: Allan Warren. License: CC BY-SA 3.0.
    Sophia Loren

    • Faith: Christianity (Roman Catholicism)
    • Birth name: Sofia Villani Scicolone
    • Husband: Carlo Ponti Sr. (producer, died 2007)
    • Ex-Partner: Cary Grant
  • Sofía Vergara
    • aka Sophia Vergara
    • Faith: Unclear, raised in Roman Catholicism
    • Birth name: Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara
    • Ex-Husbands: Joe Manganiello (actor) and Joe Gonzalez
    • Ex-Partner: Nick Loeb
  • Spencer Tracy—Photo by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
    Spencer Tracy
    …DIED age 67—Heart attack (following a life of alcoholism and smoking)
    • Faith: Liberal Christianity (Roman Catholicism)
    • Worldview: Liberalism
    • Ex-Wife: Louise Treadwell (actress)
    • Ex-Partners: Myrna Loy (actress), Loretta Young (actress), Joan Crawford (actress), Ingrid Bergman (actress), Katharine Hepburn (actress) and others
  • Stacy Keach in “Ray Donovan and Norman Saves the World”
    Stacy Keach

    • Faith: Christianity (Roman Catholicism convert)
    • Brother: James Keach (actor)
    • Wife: Malgosia Tomassi
    • Ex-Wives: Kathryn Baker, Marilyn Aiken, Jill Donahue
    • Ex-Partner: Judy Collins
  • Stanley Tucci in “The Children Act”
    Stanley Tucci

    • Faith: Secularism, ex-Catholic
    • Worldview: Progressive Liberalism
    • Wife: Felicity Blunt
    • Sister-in-Law: Emily Blunt
    • Brother-in-Law: John Krasinski
  • Stella Stevens
    Stella Stevens
    …DIED age 84 (2023)—complications from Alzheimer’s disease
    • Faith: Secularism
    • Birth name: Estelle Caro Eggleston
    • Partner: Bob Kulick
    • Ex-Husband: Noble Stephens
  • Stellan Skarsgård
    • aka Stellan Skarsgard
    • Faith: Atheism, Secularism (activist)
    • Worldview: Liberalism, Secular Humanism
    • Birth name: Stellan John Skarsgård
    • Sons: actors Alexander Skarsgård, Bill Skarsgård, Gustaf Skarsgård, Valter Skarsgård
    • Wife: Megan Everett
    • Ex-Wife: My Skarsgård
  • Sofía Vergara
    Sofía Vergara

    • Faith: Secularism, but believes there is a God; raised in Roman Catholicism
    • Birth name: Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara
    • Husband: Joe Manganiello (actor)
    • Ex-Husband: Joe Gonzalez
    • Ex-Partner: Nick Loeb (actor)
  • Stephen Amell
    Stephen Amell

    • Faith: apparently Secularism
    • Birth name: Stephen Adam Amell
    • Cousin: Robbie Amell (actor, producer)
    • Wife: Cassandra Jean
    • Ex-Wife: Carolyn Lawrence (actress)
  • Stephen Baldwin
    Stephen Baldwin

    • Faith: Jesus Christ
    • Worldview: Conservatism
    • Birth name: Stephen Andrew Baldwin
    • Brothers: Alec Baldwin, Daniel Baldwin, William Baldwin
    • Son-in-law: Justin Bieber
    • Wife: Kennya Deodato
  • Stephen Boyd
    Stephen Boyd
    …DIED age 45—Heart attack
    • Faith: Scientology; rejected the Gospel of Jesus Christ
    • Birth name: William Millar
    • Wife: Elizabeth Mills
    • Ex-Wife: Mariella di Sarzana
    • Ex-Partner: Marisa Mell
  • Stephen McHattie
    • Birth name: Stephen McHattie Smith
    • Wife: Lisa Houle
    • Ex-Wife: Meg Foster
  • Stephen Merchant. CC BY-SA 2.0.
    Stephen Merchant

    • Faith: Atheism
    • Worldview: Liberalism
    • Birth name: Stephen James Merchant
    • Ex-Partner: Mircea Monroe
  • Stephen Moyer
    Stephen Moyer

    • Faith: Unclear
    • Birth name: Stephen John Emery
    • Wife: Anna Paquin
    • Ex-Wife: Lorien Haynes

  • Steve Buscemi

    • Faith: Scientology, of Jewish descent
    • Worldview: Progressive Liberalism
    • Birth name: Steven Vincent Buscemi
    • Wife: Jo Andres (filmmaker, died 2019)

  • Steve Carell

    • Faith: Christianity (Roman Catholicism)
    • Worldview: Liberalism
    • Birth name: Steven John Carell
    • Wife: Nancy Walls (actress, writer)
  • Steve Martin
    Steve Martin

    • Faith: Agnosticism, Secularism, raised Baptist
    • Birth name: Stephen Glenn Martin
    • Wife: Anne Stringfield
    • Ex-Wife: Victoria Tennant
  • Steve McQueen
    Steve McQueen
    …DIED age 50—Heart attack caused by post-operative pulmonary embolism (occurred day following tumor removal surgery due to advanced malignant mesothelioma)
    • Faith: Jesus Christ, born-again late in his life and attended Ventura Missionary Church—a theatrical documentary was produced about his life and conversion—“Steve McQueen: American Icon.” There is also a book: Steve McQueen: The Salvation of an American Icon by Greg Laurie and Marshall Terrill (Zondervan).
    • Birth name: Terrence Stephen McQueen
    • Wife: Barbara Minty
    • Ex-Wives: Neile Adams and Ali MacGraw
    • Grandson: Steven R. McQueen (actor)
  • Steve Zahn
    Steve Zahn

    • Faith: Christianity (Lutheran)
    • Worldview: Liberalism
    • Birth name: Steven James Zahn
    • Wife: Robyn Peterman
  • Steven Seagal
    Steven Seagal

    • Faith: Buddhism
    • Birth name: Steven Frederic Seagal
    • Wife: Erdenetuya Batsukh
    • Ex-Wives: Kelly LeBrock, Miyako Fujitani, Adrienne La Russa
  • Steven Hill
    Steven Hill
    …DIED age 94 (2016)—Cancer
    • Faith: Judaism (Orthodox)
    • Birth name: Solomon Krakovsky
    • Wife: Rachel Schenker
    • Ex-Wife: Selma Stern
  • Stockard Channing. From photo by Sean Koo. License: CC BY 2.0
    Stockard Channing

    • Faith: Unknown, raised in Roman Catholicism
    • Birth name: Susan Williams Antonia Stockard
    • Partner: Daniel Gillam (cinematographer, died 2014)
    • Ex-Husbands: Walter Channing Jr., Paul Schmidt, David Debin (writer, producer), David Rawle

  • Susan Sarandon

    • Faith: apparently Secularism, raised in Roman Catholicism and graduate of Catholic University of America
    • Worldview: Socialism, Bisexualism
    • Birth name: Susan Abigail Tomalin
    • Ex-Husband: Chris Sarandon (actor)
    • Ex-Partners: Tim Robbins, Franco Amurri, Jonathan Bricklin
  • Stuart Whitman
    Stuart Whitman
    …DIED age 92 (2020)—Skin cancer
    • Faith: Unknown, of Ashkenazi Jewish descent
    • Birth name: Stuart Maxwell Whitman
    • Wife: Julia Paradiz
    • Ex-Wives: Patricia LaLonde, and Caroline Boubis
  • Sylvester Stallone
    Sylvester Stallone

    • Faith: Christianity (non-affiliated), ex-Catholic
    • Worldview: Conservative-leaning
    • Wife: Jennifer Flavin
    • Ex-Wives: Sasha Czack, and Brigitte Nielsen