David Bowie was born in 1967, when singer/songwriter David Jones changed his last name to Bowie to avoid confusion with Davy Jones of the Monkeees.
Although, he will always be remembered first for his magnificent music, Bowie appears as himself in the film Zoolander. He also appeared as Nikolai Tesla in the Prestige, along with various other notable film rolls.
Severus Snape was first brought to life in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (or Sorcerer’s Stone as we know it in the States) in June 1997.
Snape was played by iconic actor Alan Rickman in the Harry Potter films. He passed away at the age of 69 in January of 2016. Rickman was one of the only people who knew Snape’s true motivations prior to the completion of the fantasy series.
Wonder Woman was created by Psychologist William Moulton Marston and debuted in December of 1941.
Marston is best known for developing the polygraph test, commonly referred to as the lie detector. Among Wonder Woman’s most famous weapons is her ‘Lasso of Truth’. Wonder Woman makes her big screen debut this month in Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Brienne of Tarth
Brienne first appeared in A Clash of Kings by George R.R.Martin, which was first published on November 16th of 1999.
Gwendoline Christie, who plays Brienne in the television adaptation of the Song of Ice and Fire novels, also plays Captain Phasma in the latest Star Wars Trilogy.
The Black Pather first appeared in issue 52 of the Fantastic Four, released in July of 1966.
The Black Panther was the first black superhero in comic books and actually predates the Black Panther Party by a few months. The character will make his big screen debut this month in Captain America: Civil War.
Quicksilver first appeared in X-Men #4 released in March of 1964.
Quicksilver has been portrayed in both the X-Men Movie Universe and the Marvel Movie Universe but is currently alive in only one of them.
Cersei first appeared in A Game of Thrones, published on August 6th 1996 by George R.R. Martin.
Cersei is obsessed with a prophecy that informed her that her ‘little brother’ would kill her. She always assumed this was Tyrion but her twin brother Jamie was born after her.
Harley first appeared in episode 22 of Batman the Animated Series, Joker’s Favor, which debuted in September of 1992.
Before becoming the Joker’s sidekick, as well as a villain in her own right, Quinn was a psychiatrist.
Willy Wonka first appeared in Roald Dahl’s 1964 children’s novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
J.D. Cook had a youthful theory that Wonka actually disposed of all the children who entered his factory and then gave the company to Charlie to avoid the lawful repercussions.
The Alien, later named the Xenomorph, was first introduced in Ridley Scott’s Alien released in 1979.
An Alien generally enjoys strolling in the darkness, stalking people through vents, and capturing other species to implant face huggers on to create more Aliens.