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1.
Heath Ledger
When hunky, twenty-year-old heart-throb Heath Ledger first came to the attention of the public in 1999, it was all too easy to tag him as a "pretty boy" and an actor of little depth. He spent several years trying desperately to sway this image, but this was a double-edged sword. His work comprised nineteen films...
“ Ennis Del Mar - BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
"I was probably no fun anyways, was I?" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
2.
Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known by his stage name Kevin Spacey, is an American actor of screen and stage, film director, producer, screenwriter and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s before obtaining supporting roles in film and television. He gained critical acclaim in...
“ Lester Burnham - AMERICAN BEAUTY
"Nope. I'm just an ordinary guy, with nothing to lose." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
3.
Noah Hathaway
Noah Hathaway was born on November 13, 1971, to Judy and Robert Hathaway. He is one-quarter Mohican on his father's side. Noah started his way to stardom in commercials (in which he began to appear at age three). In 1978, he landed the role of Boxey on the cult Sci-Fi show, Battlestar Galactica. Later that year...
“ Artreyu - THE NEVERENDING STORY
"We're gonna die anyway! I'd rather die fighting!" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
4.
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage was born Nicolas Kim Coppola in Long Beach, California, the son of comparative literature professor August Coppola (whose brother is director Francis Ford Coppola) and dancer/choreographer Joy Vogelsang. He is of Italian (father) and Polish, German, and English (mother) descent. Cage changed his name early in his career to make his own reputation...
“ Charlie/Donald Kaufman - ADAPTATION
"Marty, don't... don't say that."
"You are what you love... not what loves you." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
5.
Sean Penn
Sean Penn is a powerhouse film performer capable of intensely moving work, who has gone from strength to strength during a colourful film career, and who has drawn much media attention for his stormy private life and political viewpoints. Sean Justin Penn was born in Los Angeles, California, the second son of actress Eileen Ryan (née Annucci) and director...
“ Jimmy Markum - MYSTIC RIVER
"Admit what you did. Just admit it, and I'll let you go." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
6.
Denzel Washington
Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at Fordham University...
“ Alonzo Harris - TRAINING DAY
"Breathe, dog. Breathe." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
7.
John Goodman
John Stephen Goodman is a U.S. film, television, and stage actor. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Virginia Roos (Loosmore), a waitress and saleswoman, and Leslie Francis Goodman, a postal worker who died when John was a small child. He is of English, Welsh, and German ancestry. John is best known for his role as Dan Conner on the television series Roseanne...
“ Walter Sobchak - THE BIG LEBOWSKI
"Let's not forget that... keeping amphibious.... within the city... for domestic.... that ain't legal, either." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
8.
Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem is the youngest member of a family of actors that has been making films since the early days of Spanish cinema. He was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, to actress Pilar Bardem (María del Pilar Bardem Muñoz) and businessman José Carlos Encinas Doussinague. His maternal grandparents were actors Rafael Bardem and Matilde Muñoz Sampedro...
“ Anton Chigurh - NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN
"I got here the same way the coin did." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
9.
Heath Ledger
When hunky, twenty-year-old heart-throb Heath Ledger first came to the attention of the public in 1999, it was all too easy to tag him as a "pretty boy" and an actor of little depth. He spent several years trying desperately to sway this image, but this was a double-edged sword. His work comprised nineteen films...
“ The Joker - THE DARK KNIGHT
"In a way, I knew your friends better than you ever did." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
10.
“ Clifford Daniels - CLIFFORD
"You wouldn't lie to me would you, Uncle Martin? Cause if you did, I would be so mad, I don't know what I'd do." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
11.
Al Pacino
One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of film's greatest decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies. Alfredo James Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family...
“ Vincent Hanna - HEAT
"Brother, you are goin' down." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
12.
Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz is an Austrian-German actor. He is known for his works with American filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, receiving acclaim for portraying SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa in Inglourious Basterds and bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz in Django Unchained. For each performance, he won an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award...
“ Col. Hans Landa of the SS - INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS
"Oh I love rumors!" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
13.
Malcolm McDowell
Malcolm John Taylor was born on June 13, 1943 in Leeds, England, to working-class parents Edna (McDowell), a hotelier, and Charles Taylor, a publican. His father was an alcoholic. Malcolm hated his parents' ways. His father was keen to send his son to private school to give him a good start in life...
“ Alex DeLarge - A CLOCKWORK ORANGE
"Right right?" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
14.
Martin Scorsese
Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later provided the inspiration for several of his films...
“ Passenger Watching Silhouette - TAXI DRIVER
"No that you should see! You should see what a .44 magnum can do to a woman's pussy you should see it!" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
15.
Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Lee Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California, to Lillian (Gold) and Harry Hoffman, who was a furniture salesman and prop supervisor for Columbia Pictures. He was raised in a Jewish family (from Ukraine, Russia-Poland, and Romania). Hoffman graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1955, and went to Santa Monica City College...
“ Michael Dorsey - TOOTSIE
"That's what I said! So how's he gonna stand up, George?!" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
16.
Al Pacino
One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of film's greatest decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies. Alfredo James Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family...
“ Michael Corleone - THE GODFATHER PT II
"You can have my answer now if you'd like." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
17.
Jesse Eisenberg
Curly haired and with a fast-talking voice, Jesse Eisenberg is a movie actor, known for his Academy Award nominated role as Mark Zuckerberg in the 2010 film The Social Network. He has also starred in the films The Squid and the Whale, Adventureland, The Education of Charlie Banks, 30 Minutes or Less...
“ Mark Zuckerberg - THE SOCIAL NETWORK
"Did I adequately answer your condescending question?" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
18.
Russell Crowe
Actor, Gladiator
Russell Ira Crowe was born in Wellington, New Zealand, to Jocelyn Yvonne (Wemyss) and John Alexander Crowe, both of whom catered movie sets. His maternal grandfather, Stanley Wemyss, was a cinematographer. Crowe's recent ancestry includes Welsh (where his paternal grandfather was born, in Wrexham), English...
“ Jeffrey Wigand - THE INSIDER
"If you ask me "do I think it's worth it"? Yeah, I think it's worth it." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
19.
John Travolta
John Joseph Travolta was born in Englewood, New Jersey, one of six children of Helen Travolta (née Helen Cecilia Burke) and Salvatore/Samuel J. Travolta. His father was of Italian descent and his mother was of Irish ancestry. His father owned a tire repair shop called Travolta Tires in Hillsdale, NJ...
“ Vincent Vega - PULP FICTION
"I know, baby. You dig it the most." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
20.
Brad Pitt
An actor and producer known as much for his versatility as he is for his handsome face, Golden Globe-winner Brad Pitt's most widely recognized role may be Tyler Durden in Fight Club. However, his portrayals of Billy Beane in Moneyball, and Rusty Ryan in the remake of Ocean's Eleven and its sequels, also loom large in his filmography...
“ Det. David Mills - SE7EN
"Detective Mills. M-I-L-L-S - *beep* off! *beep* you!" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
21.
George Clooney
Actor, Gravity
George Timothy Clooney was born on May 6, 1961, in Lexington, Kentucky, to Nina Bruce (née Warren), a former beauty pageant queen, and Nick Clooney, a former anchorman and television host (who was also the brother of singer Rosemary Clooney). He has Irish, English, and German ancestry. Clooney spent most of this youth in Ohio and Kentucky...
“ Seth Gecko - FROM DUSK TILL DAWN
"Don't you ever try and *beep* run on us - because I've got six little friends, and they can all run faster than you can." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
22.
Tom Cruise
Actor, Top Gun
In 1976, if you had told fourteen year-old Franciscan seminary student Thomas Cruise Mapother IV that one day in the not too distant future he would be Tom Cruise, one of the top 100 movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to join the priesthood. Nonetheless...
“ Frank TJ Mackey - MAGNOLIA
"I'm quietly... judging you." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
23.
Jeff Bridges
Jeffrey Leon Bridges was born on December 4, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, the son of well-known film and TV star Lloyd Bridges and his long-time wife Dorothy Dean Bridges (née Simpson). He grew up amid the happening Hollywood scene with big brother Beau Bridges. Both boys popped up, without billing...
“ Jeffrey Lebowski - THE BIG LEBOWSKI
"What are you, a *beep* park ranger now?!" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
24.
Daniel Day-Lewis
Born in London, England, Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is the second child of Cecil Day-Lewis (aka Nicholas Blake) (Poet Laureate of England) and his second wife, Jill Balcon. His maternal grandfather was Sir Michael Balcon, an important figure in the history of British cinema and head of the famous Ealing Studios...
“ Daniel Plainview - THERE WILL BE BLOOD
"What's this? Why don't I own this?" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
25.
Anthony Hopkins
Actor, Hannibal
Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, to Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker. His parents were both of half Welsh and half English descent. Influenced by Richard Burton, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. In 1965, he moved to London and joined the National Theatre...
“ Dr. Hannibal Lecter - THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS
"Best thing for him, really. His therapy was going nowhere." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
26.
Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known by his stage name Kevin Spacey, is an American actor of screen and stage, film director, producer, screenwriter and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s before obtaining supporting roles in film and television. He gained critical acclaim in...
“ John Doe - SE7EN
"Oh, that's right. And I seem to remember... breaking your face." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
27.
Aubrey Morris
He was one of those delightful, typically British, actors with a penchant for playing eccentrics. Early in his career, Jeremy Brett once quaintly introduced Aubrey Morris to Noël Coward as "the finest small-part player in London". Born Aubrey Steinberg of Jewish-Ukrainian ancestry, he was one...
“ P.R. Deltoid - A CLOCKWORK ORANGE
"You've been up to some extreme nastiness, haven't you, Alex? Yeeees." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
28.
Chris Cooper
Christopher Walton Cooper was born in Kansas City, Missouri, to Mary Ann (Walton), a homemaker, and Charles Sherwood Cooper, a cattleman and internist who served as a doctor in the US Air Force. His parents were from Texas, where Cooper was raised. Educated at the University of Missouri school of drama...
“ Col. Frank Fitts, US Marine Corp - AMERICAN BEAUTY
"Your wife is with another man... and you don't care?" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
29.
Gene Wilder
Gene Wilder was born Jerome Silberman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Jeanne (Baer) and William J. Silberman, who manufactured miniature whiskey and beer bottles. His father was a Russian Jewish immigrant, while his Illinois-born mother was of Russian Jewish descent. Wilder caught his first big break playing...
“ Leo Bloom - THE PRODUCERS
"I need my blue blanket!" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
30.
Humphrey Bogart
Actor, Casablanca
Humphrey DeForest Bogart was born in New York City, New York, to Maud Humphrey, a famed magazine illustrator and suffragette, and Belmont DeForest Bogart, a moderately wealthy surgeon (who was secretly addicted to opium). Bogart was educated at Trinity School, NYC, and was sent to Phillips Academy in Andover...
“ Rick Blaine - CASABLANCA
"If I ever gave you some thought, I might." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
31.
Ingrid Bergman
Actress, Casablanca
Ingrid Bergman was one of the greatest actresses from Hollywood's lamented Golden Era. Her natural and unpretentious beauty and her immense acting talent made her one of the most celebrated figures in the history of American cinema. Bergman is also one of the most Oscar-awarded actresses, tied with Meryl Streep, both second only to Katharine Hepburn...
“ Ilsa Lund - CASABLANCA
"I'll hum it for you..." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
32.
Christopher Plummer
Actor, Up
Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer was born in Toronto, Ontario. He is the only child of Isabella Mary (Abbott), a secretary to the Dean of Sciences at McGill University, and John Orme Plummer, who sold securities and stocks. He is a great-grandson of John Abbott, who was Canada's third Prime Minister (from 1891 to 1892)...
“ Captain Von Trapp - THE SOUND OF MUSIC
"Oh there's nothing wrong with the children, Fraulein. Just the governesses." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
33.
Robert De Niro
Actor, Goodfellas
One of the greatest actors of all time, Robert De Niro was born on August 17, 1943 in Manhattan, New York City, to artists Virginia (Admiral) and Robert De Niro Sr. His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestry is English, Dutch, German, French and Irish. He was trained at the Stella Adler Conservatory and the American Workshop...
“ Travis Bickle - TAXI DRIVER
"You know, like hip... hop." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
34.
Matt Damon
Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Kent Damon, a stockbroker, realtor and tax preparer, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. Matt has an older brother named Kyle who is now a sculptor. His father is of English and Scottish descent...
“ Will Hunting - GOOD WILL HUNTING
"Well I got her number... how do you like them apples?!" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
35.
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn was born Audrey Kathleen Hepburn-Ruston on May 4, 1929 in Brussels, Belgium. She was a blue-blood and a cosmopolitan from birth. Her mother, Ella van Heemstra, was a Dutch baroness; Audrey's father, Joseph Victor Anthony Hepburn-Ruston, was born in Úzice, Bohemia, of English and Austrian descent, and worked in business...
“ Princess Ann - ROMAN HOLIDAY
"Do you have a silk nightgown with rosebuds?" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
36.
Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Lee Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California, to Lillian (Gold) and Harry Hoffman, who was a furniture salesman and prop supervisor for Columbia Pictures. He was raised in a Jewish family (from Ukraine, Russia-Poland, and Romania). Hoffman graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1955, and went to Santa Monica City College...
“ Ben Braddock - THE GRADUATE
"No, it's completely baked. It's a decision I've made." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
37.
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal was born in Los Angeles, California, to producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner (née Achs) and director Stephen Gyllenhaal. He is the brother of actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, who played his sister in Donnie Darko. His godmother is actress Jamie Lee Curtis. His mother is from a Jewish family, and his father's ancestry includes Swedish, English and Swiss-German...
“ Jack Twist - BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
"This is a goddamn bitch of an unsatisfactory situation." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
38.
Marion Cotillard
Actress, Inception
Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard was born on September 30, 1975 in Paris. Cotillard is the daughter of Jean-Claude Cotillard, an actor, playwright and director, and Niseema Theillaud, an actress and drama teacher. Her father's family is Breton. Raised in Orléans, France, she made her acting debut as a child with a role in one of her father's plays...
“ Mal - INCEPTION
"But it doesn't matter. How can it not matter to you?" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
39.
Leonardo DiCaprio
Actor, Inception
Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3, to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s, as the hunky lead actor in movies such as Romeo + Juliet and Titanic...
“ Dom Cobb - INCEPTION.
"I came here.... to remind you.... of something.... something you once knew." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
40.
Michael Fassbender
Michael Fassbender was born in Heidelberg, Germany, to a German father, Josef, and an Irish mother, Adele (originally from Larne, County Antrim, in Northern Ireland). Michael was raised in the town of Killarney, Co. Kerry, in south-west Ireland, where his family moved to when he was two years old. His parents ran a restaurant (his father is a chef)...
“ Lt. Archie Hicox - INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS
"Well old chap, I hope you don't mind if I go out speaking the King's." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
41.
Frances McDormand
Actress, Fargo
Frances Louise McDormand was born on June 23, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois. She was adopted by Canadian-born parents Noreen Eloise (Nickleson), a nurse from Ontario, and Vernon Weir McDormand, a minister from Nova Scotia, who raised her in the suburbs of Pittsburgh. She earned her B.A. in Theater from Bethany College in 1979 and her MFA from Yale in 1982...
“ Margie Gunderson - FARGO
"It's in the head and the hand there. I guess that's a defensive wound." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
42.
“ Eli Sunday - THERE WILL BE BLOOD
"You are a stupid man, Abel." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
43.
Michelle Williams
A small-town girl born and raised in rural Kalispell, Montana, Michelle Ingrid Williams is the daughter of Carla Ingrid (Swenson), a homemaker, and Larry Richard Williams, a commodity trader and author. Her ancestry is Norwegian, as well as German, British Isles, and other Scandinavian. She was first known as bad girl Jen Lindley in the television series Dawson's Creek...
“ Elma Del Mar - BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
"There was my note still tied there - that line hadn't touched water in its life!" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
44.
Mel Gibson
Actor, Braveheart
Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, New York, USA, as the sixth of eleven children of Hutton Gibson, a railroad brakeman, and Anne Patricia (Reilly) Gibson (who died in December of 1990). His mother was Irish, from County Longford, while his American-born father is of mostly Irish descent...
“ William Wallace - BRAVEHEART
"In the name of Christ, help yourselves!" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
45.
Al Pacino
One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of film's greatest decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies. Alfredo James Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family...
“ Michael Corleone - THE GODFATHER
"That's my family, Kate, that's not me." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
46.
Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones was born in San Saba, Texas, the son of Lucille Marie (Scott), a police officer and beauty shop owner, and Clyde C. Jones, who worked on oil fields. Tommy himself worked in underwater construction and on an oil rig. He attended St. Mark's School of Texas, a prestigious prep school for boys in Dallas...
“ Ed Tom Bell - NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN
"And I knew that whenever I got there, he'd be there. And then I woke up." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
47.
Wes Bentley
Wes Bentley is an American actor who first became well-known via his role in the Oscar-winning film American Beauty, in which he played the soulful, artistic next-door neighbor Ricky Fitts. He also portrayed gamemaker Seneca Crane in The Hunger Games, and co-stars in Lovelace as photographer Thomas...
“ Ricky Fitts - AMERICAN BEAUTY
"Thankyou for trying to teach me. Don't give up on me, dad." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
48.
Ellen Burstyn
Actress, Interstellar
Ellen Burstyn was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Correine Marie (Hamel) and John Austin Gillooly. She is of mostly Irish, German, and French-Canadian descent. Ellen worked a number of jobs before she became an actress. At 14, she was a short-order cook at a lunch counter. After graduating from Detroit's Cass Technical High School...
“ Sara Goldfarb - REQUIEM FOR A DREAM
"This isn't happening. And if it should be happening, then that would be alright." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
49.
Lee Strasberg
Famed acting teacher Lee Strassberg was born in Budzanov, Austria-Hungary (now Budanov, Ukraine). Brought to America as a child, he had a brief acting career, before becoming one of the founders of the Group Theatre in 1931, directing a number of plays there. His greatest influence, however, was through the Actors Studio...
“ Hymen Roth - THE GODFATHER PT II
"When I heard it... I wasn't angry." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
50.
“ Jerry Lundegaard - FARGO
"Well I would know! I'm the executive sales manager! We run a pretty tight ship here." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
51.
Denzel Washington
Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at Fordham University...
“ Creasy - MAN ON FIRE
"I've got all the time in the world. You don't, but I do." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
52.
Angus Macfadyen
Actor, Braveheart
Attended the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland and the Central School of Speech and Drama, London, England.
“ Robert The Bruce - BRAVEHEART
"My hate... will die... with you." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
53.
Arnold Schwarzenegger
With an almost unpronounceable surname and a thick Austrian accent, who would have ever believed that a brash, quick talking bodybuilder from a small European village would become one of Hollywood's biggest stars, marry into the prestigious Kennedy family, amass a fortune via shrewd investments and one day be the Governor of California!...
“ T-800 - TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY
"I know now why you cry." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
54.
Joe Pesci
Actor, Goodfellas
Compact Italian-American actor Joe Pesci was born February 9, 1943 in Newark, New Jersey, to Mary (Mesce), a part-time barber, and Angelo Pesci, a bartender and forklift driver. Pesci first broke into entertainment as a child actor, and by the mid-1950s, was starring on the series "Star Time Kids". In the mid-1960s...
“ Tommy DeVito - GOODFELLAS
"What do you want from me? I'm a good shot." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
55.
Anne Hathaway
Anne Jacqueline Hathaway was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Kate McCauley Hathaway, an actress, and Gerald T. Hathaway, a lawyer, both originally from Philadelphia. She is of mostly Irish descent, along with English, German, and French. Her first major role came in the short-lived television series Get Real...
“ Lureen Newsome - BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN.
"Funny, idn't it? Husbands don't never seem to wanna dance with their wives." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
56.
Neve Campbell
Actress, Party of Five
Neve Campbell was born and raised in Guelph, Ontario, to Marnie (Neve), a Dutch-born psychologist and yoga instructor (from Amsterdam), and Gerry Campbell, a Scottish-born teacher (from Glasgow). Campbell first came to our TV screens in the hit Drama series Party of Five. Described as TV's most believable teenager...
“ Sidney Prescott - SCREAM
"You sick *beep* you've seen one too many movies." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
57.
Andrew Garfield
Andrew Russell Garfield was born in Los Angeles, California, to a British-born mother, Lynn (Hillman), and an American-born father, Richard Garfield. When he was three, he moved to Surrey, U.K., with his parents and older brother. He is of English and Polish-Jewish heritage. Andrew was raised in a middle class family...
“ Eduardo Saverin - THE SOCIAL NETWORK
"I was your only friend. You had one friend." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
58.
Linda Cardellini
Actress, ER
Linda Edna Cardellini was born in Redwood City, California, to Lorraine (Hernan) and Wayne David Cardellini, a businessman. She is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish (from her mother), German, English, and Scottish descent. Linda grew up in the San Francisco Bay area, California, the youngest of four children...
“ Cassie Cartwright - BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
"Ennis, girls don't fall in love with fun!" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
59.
Russell Brand
Russell Brand was born on June 4, 1975, in Grays, Essex, England, the son of Barbara Elizabeth (Nichols) and Ronald Henry Brand, a photographer. An only child, his parents divorced when he was only six months old, and he was subsequently raised by his mother. Enduring a difficult childhood that saw...
“ Aldous Snow - FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL
"Excuse me, Missers. I've lost a shoe!" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
60.
Jake Gyllenhaal
Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal was born in Los Angeles, California, to producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner (née Achs) and director Stephen Gyllenhaal. He is the brother of actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, who played his sister in Donnie Darko. His godmother is actress Jamie Lee Curtis. His mother is from a Jewish family, and his father's ancestry includes Swedish, English and Swiss-German...
“ Donnie Darko - DONNIE DARKO
"Time's up, Frank says." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
61.
Bruce Willis
Actor and musician Bruce Willis is well known for playing wisecracking or hard-edged characters, often in spectacular action films. Collectively, he has appeared in films that have grossed in excess of $2.5 billion USD, placing him in the top ten stars in terms of box office receipts. Walter Bruce Willis was born on March 19...
“ Harry Stamper - ARMAGEDDON
"Oz, you are about 5 minutes older than Grace is. Why should I listen to you?" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
62.
Mark Ruffalo
Mark Ruffalo was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to Marie Rose (Hebert), a stylist and hairdresser, and Frank Lawrence Ruffalo, a construction painter. His father's ancestry is Italian, and his mother is of half French-Canadian and half Italian descent. Mark moved with his family to Virginia Beach, Virginia...
“ Insp. Dave Toschi - ZODIAC
"Whoever this is owes me a new lamp." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
63.
Alan Rickman
Alan Rickman was born on a council estate in Acton, West London, to Margaret Doreen Rose (Bartlett) and Bernard Rickman, who worked at a factory. He had English, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. Alan had an older brother David, a younger brother Michael and a younger sister Sheila. When Alan was 8 years old...
“ Hans Gruber - DIE HARD
"I must have missed 60 MINUTES." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
64.
Tom Cruise
Actor, Top Gun
In 1976, if you had told fourteen year-old Franciscan seminary student Thomas Cruise Mapother IV that one day in the not too distant future he would be Tom Cruise, one of the top 100 movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to join the priesthood. Nonetheless...
“ Dr. Bill Harford - EYES WIDE SHUT
"Well that is the kind of hero I can be sometimes." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
65.
Dennis Weaver
Actor, Gunsmoke
He also did the series McCloud in the 70's playing as a New Mexico police officer who moved to New York city and joined the police force as a detective.He played as Sam McCloud. A detective in Taos, New Mexico.The series ended in 1977. Much unlike the character Chester that he played in Gunsmoke.
“ David Mann - DUEL
"Now you just stop it, you hear?" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
66.
Edward Norton
Actor, Fight Club
American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland. His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer James Rouse...
“ The Narrator - FIGHT CLUB
"Marla Singer did not have testicular cancer. She was a liar." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
67.
“ Billy Loomis - SCREAM
"Don't you blame the movies! Movies don't create psychos! Movies make psychos more creative!" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
68.
Bruce Willis
Actor and musician Bruce Willis is well known for playing wisecracking or hard-edged characters, often in spectacular action films. Collectively, he has appeared in films that have grossed in excess of $2.5 billion USD, placing him in the top ten stars in terms of box office receipts. Walter Bruce Willis was born on March 19...
“ John McClane - DIE HARD: WITH A VENGEANCE
"Oh yeah, it's ah... laundry day." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
69.
Matthew Lillard
Actor, Scooby-Doo
Matthew Lillard was born in Lansing, Michigan, to Paula and Jeffrey Lillard. He lived with his family in Tustin, California, from first grade to high school graduation. The summer after high school, he was hired as an extra for Ghoulies Go to College. Matthew was the MC of the Nickelodeon program SK8 TV in 1989...
“ Stu Macher - SCREAM
"My mom and dad are gonna be so mad at me..." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
70.
Peter O'Toole
A leading man of prodigious talents, Peter O'Toole was raised in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, the son of Constance Jane Eliot (Ferguson), a Scottish nurse, and Patrick Joseph O'Toole, an Irish metal plater, football player and racecourse bookmaker. Upon leaving school, he decided to become a journalist...
“ Fisk Senior - DEAN SPANLEY
"There's no point to regretting things that have gone to the trouble of happening." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
71.
Robin Williams
Robin McLaurin Williams was born on Saturday, July 21st, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois, a great-great-grandson of Mississippi Governor and Senator, Anselm J. McLaurin. His mother, Laurie McLaurin (née Janin), was a former model from Mississippi, and his father, Robert Fitzgerald Williams, was a Ford Motor Company executive from Indiana...
“ Sean McNamara - GOOD WILL HUNTING
"To feel like God put an Angel on earth just for you." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
72.
Justin Timberlake
Soundtrack, Love Actually
Justin Randall Timberlake was born on January 31, 1981, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Lynn (Bomar) and Randall Timberlake, whose own father was a Baptist minister. At the age of 11, he appeared on the show Star Search, and even though he didn't win, it didn't dampen his ambitions. He also appeared on The All New Mickey Mouse Club...
“ Sean Parker - THE SOCIAL NETWORK
"You know what I've heard about you? Nothing." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
73.
Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson was born on June 7, 1952 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, UK, to Katherine (Brown), a cook, and Bernard Neeson, a school caretaker. Liam worked as a forklift operator for Guinness, truck driver, assistant architect and an amateur boxer. He had originally sought a career as a teacher by attending St...
“ Oscar Schindler - SCHINDLER'S LIST
"I'll be very disappointed if my factory makes a shell that actually works." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
74.
Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known by his stage name Kevin Spacey, is an American actor of screen and stage, film director, producer, screenwriter and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s before obtaining supporting roles in film and television. He gained critical acclaim in...
“ Verbal Kint - THE USUAL SUSPECTS
"He heard a voice. Sometimes that's all you need." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
75.
John Carroll Lynch
John Carroll Lynch was born August 1, 1963 in Boulder, Colorado, and was raised in Denver. It was there John found a passion for acting and became a Denver Broncos fan. He graduated in the mid-80s with a B.F.A. in theatre from the The Catholic University of America / Hartke Theatre Acting program. From then...
“ Arthur Lee Allen - ZODIAC
"I'm not the Zodiac. And if I was, I certainly wouldn't tell you." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
76.
Eric Bana
Actor, Munich
Eric Bana was born Eric Banadinovic on August 9, 1968, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He is the younger of two brothers. His father, named Ivan Banadinovic, came from Zagreb, Croatia, and worked as a manager for Caterpillar Inc. His mother, named Eleanor Banadinovic, came from a German family and was a hairdresser...
“ Clarke - FUNNY PEOPLE
"He looks funny!" ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
77.
Justin Long
A likable, boyish-looking actor with thick eyebrows and a friendly smile, Justin Long is a native of Connecticut. He was born and raised in Fairfield, the second of three sons. His father, R. James Long, is a Professor of Philosophy at Fairfield University, and his mother, Wendy Lesniak, is a former Broadway actress...
“ Brandon St Randy - ZACK AND MIRI MAKE A PORNO
"I will be your sherpa up the mountain... of gayness." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND
 
78.
“ Laura Jesson - BRIEF ENCOUNTER
"It's awfully easy to lie when you know that you're trusted implicitly." ” - WELCOMEtoCANDYLAND