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1.
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...
“ Malcolm X (1992), The Bone Collector (1999), Remember the Titans (2000), Training Day (2001), Man on Fire (2004), Inside Man (2006), Deja Vu (2006), American Gangster (2007), The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009), The Book of Eli (2010), Unstoppable (2010), Safe House (2012), Flight (2012), 2 Guns (2013), The Equalizer (2014) ” - JuriQ
 
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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...
“ Titanic (1997), Gangs of New York (2002), Catch Me If You Can (2002), The Aviator (2004), The Departed (2006), Body of Lies (2008), Shutter Island (2010), Inception (2010), J. Edgar (2011), Django Unchained (2012), The Great Gatsby (2013), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) ” - JuriQ
 
3.
Ryan Gosling
Actor, Drive
Canadian actor Ryan Gosling is the first person born in the 1980s to have been nominated for the Best Actor Oscar (for Half Nelson). He was born Ryan Thomas Gosling on November 12, 1980, in London, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of Donna (Wilson), a secretary, and Thomas Ray Gosling, a traveling salesman...
“ Remember the Titans (2000), The United States of Leland (2003), The Notebook (2004), Stay (2005), Half Nelson (2006), Blue Valentine (2010), Drive (2011), Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011), The Ides of March (2011), The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) ” - JuriQ
 
4.
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...
“ Se7en (1995), Twelve Monkeys (1995), Fight Club (1999), Spy Game (2001), Ocean's Eleven (2001), Troy (2004), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Babel (2006), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Inglourious Basterds (2009), The Tree of Life (2011), World War Z (2013), 12 Years a Slave (2013), Fury (2014), The Big Short (2015) ” - JuriQ
 
5.
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after over four decades in the business. Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and filmographer Robert Downey Sr. and actress Elsie Downey (née Elsie Ann Ford)...
“ Wonder Boys (2000), Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), Zodiac (2007), Iron Man (2008), Tropic Thunder (2008), Sherlock Holmes (2009), Iron Man 2 (2010), Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011), The Avengers (2012), Iron Man 3 (2013), Chef (2014), The Judge (2014) ” - JuriQ
 
6.
Emile Hirsch
Emile Davenport Hirsch was born in Palms, California, to Margaret Esther (Davenport), a teacher and visual artist, and David M. Hirsch, an entrepreneur and producer. He grew up in Los Angeles and Santa Fe, New Mexico, and having been introduced to acting while still at school, he got his first acting job on TV at the age of 11 in an episode of Kindred: The Embraced...
“ The Girl Next Door (2004), Alpha Dog (2006), Into the Wild (2007), Milk (2008), Savages (2012), Venuto al mondo (2012), Lone Survivor (2013) ” - JuriQ
 
7.
William Fichtner
A small-town guy with a big heart, William Fichtner has been captivating the hearts of Western New Yorkers for decades. Bill was born in 1956 on Long Island, New York, to Patricia A. (Steitz) and William E. Fichtner. He is of German, Irish, and English descent. Fichtner was raised in Cheektowaga, and graduated from Maryvale High School in 1974...
“ Contact (1997), Armageddon (1998), Black Hawk Down (2001), Equilibrium (2002), Crash (2004), The Dark Knight (2008), Prison Break (2006-2009), Drive Angry (2011), The Lone Ranger (2013) ” - JuriQ
 
8.
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...
“ Good Will Hunting (1997), Saving Private Ryan (1998), Ocean's Eleven (2001), The Bourne Identity (2002), The Bourne Supremacy (2004), The Departed (2006), The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), Green Zone (2010), Hereafter (2010), True Grit (2010), The Adjustment Bureau (2011), Contagion (2011), Elysium (2013) ” - JuriQ
 
9.
Mark Wahlberg
American actor Mark Wahlberg is one of a handful of respected entertainers who successfully made the transition from teen pop idol to acclaimed actor. A Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee for The Departed who went on to receive positive critical reviews for his performance in The Fighter, Wahlberg also is a solid comedy actor, proven by his starring role in Ted...
“ Three Kings (1999), The Italian Job (2003), Four Brothers (2005), The Departed (2006), Shooter (2007), Max Payne (2008), The Fighter (2010), Contraband (2012), Ted (2012), 2 Guns (2013), Lone Survivor (2013), Entourage (2015) ” - JuriQ
 
10.
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 the...
“ The Usual Suspects (1995), L.A. Confidential (1997), American Beauty (1999), K-PAX (2001), The United States of Leland (2003), Margin Call (2011), Horrible Bosses (2011) ” - JuriQ
 
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Robert Knepper
Robert Knepper, the son of a veterinarian, was born in Fremont, Ohio, and was raised in Maumee (near Toledo). When he was growing up, his mother worked in the props department for the community theater, and because of her involvement, he became interested in acting. Robert began his career in theater in his hometown before majoring in theater at Northwestern University...
“ Prison Break (2005-2009), Heroes (2009-2010) ” - JuriQ
 
12.
Wentworth Miller
Wentworth Miller is a compelling and critically acclaimed actor whose credits span both television and feature film. Wentworth Earl Miller III was born June 2, 1972 in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, to American parents, Joy Marie (Palm), a special education teacher, and Wentworth Earl Miller II...
“ Prison Break (2005-2009), Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010) ” - JuriQ
 
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“ 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), Max Payne (2008), Prison Break (2005-2009) ” - JuriQ
 
14.
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...
“ Schindler's List (1993), Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), Gangs of New York (2002), Love Actually (2003), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Batman Begins (2005), Taken (2008), Clash of the Titans (2010), The A-Team (2010), Unknown (2011), The Grey (2011), Taken 2 (2012), Non-Stop (2014) ” - JuriQ
 
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Ewan McGregor
Ewan Gordon McGregor was born on March 31, 1971 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, to Carol Diane (Lawson) and James Charles McGregor, both teachers. His uncle is actor Denis Lawson. He was raised in Crieff. At age 16, he left Morrison Academy to join the Perth Repertory Theatre. His parents encouraged him to leave school and pursue his acting goals rather than be unhappy...
“ Trainspotting (1996), Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), Black Hawk Down (2001), Big Fish (2003), The Island (2005), Stay (2005), Angels & Demons (2009), The Ghost Writer (2010), Perfect Sense (2011), Lo imposible (2012) ” - JuriQ
 
16.
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood. He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer. Depp was raised in Florida. He dropped out of school when he was 15...
“ Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Finding Neverland (2004), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Public Enemies (2009), Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011), The Rum Diary (2011), Dark Shadows (2012), The Lone Ranger (2013) ” - JuriQ
 
17.
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...
“ Die Hard (1988), Die Hard 2 (1990), Pulp Fiction (1994), Twelve Monkeys (1995), The Fifth Element (1997), Armageddon (1998), The Sixth Sense (1999), Unbreakable (2000), Sin City (2005), Alpha Dog (2006), 16 Blocks (2006), Live Free or Die Hard (2007), Planet Terror (2007), What Just Happened (2008), Red (2010), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), Looper (2012) ” - JuriQ
 
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Paul Walker
Paul Walker was an American actor. Walker began his career guest-starring in several television shows such as The Young and the Restless and Touched by an Angel. Walker gained prominence with breakout roles in coming of age and teen films such as She's All That and Varsity Blues. In 2001, Walker gained international fame for his portrayal of Brian O'Conner in the street racing action film The Fast and the Furious...
“ The Fast and the Furious (2001), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), Into the Blue (2005), Eight Below (2006), Flags of Our Fathers (2006), Fast & Furious (2009), Fast Five (2011), Furious 6 (2013), Furious Seven (2015) ” - JuriQ
 
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Jensen Ackles
Jensen Ross Ackles, better known as simply Jensen Ackles, was born on March 1, 1978, in Dallas, Texas, to Donna Joan (Shaffer) and actor Alan Ackles. He has English, German, and Scottish ancestry. Jensen grew up in Richardson, Texas, together with his older brother, Joshua, and a younger sister...
“ Dark Angel (2001-2002), Supernatural (2005-2010) ” - JuriQ
 
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“ Lost (2004-2010) ” - JuriQ
 
21.
Peter Dinklage
Peter Dinklage is an American actor. Since his breakout role in The Station Agent (2003), he has appeared in numerous films and theatre plays. Since 2011, Dinklage has portrayed Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones. For this he won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Series...
“ Game of Thrones (2011-2014) ” - JuriQ
 
22.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Actor, Inception
Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, to Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt. Joseph was raised in a Jewish family with his late older brother, Dan Gordon-Levitt, who passed away in October 2010. His parents worked for the Pacifica Radio station KPFK-FM and his maternal grandfather...
“ Mysterious Skin (2004), The Lookout (2007), (500) Days of Summer (2009), Inception (2010), 50/50 (2011), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Premium Rush (2012), Looper (2012), Lincoln (2012), The Walk (2015) ” - JuriQ
 
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Eddie Redmayne
British actor Eddie Redmayne is the first, and thus far only, millennial male to have won an acting Oscar (for The Theory of Everything). Edward John David Redmayne was born and raised in London, England, the son of Patricia (Burke) and Richard Charles Tunstall Redmayne, a businessman. His great-grandfather was Sir Richard Augustine Studdert Redmayne...
“ The Yellow Handkerchief (2008), Black Death (2010), Les Misérables (2012), The Theory of Everything (2014), The Danish Girl (2015) ” - JuriQ
 
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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...
“ Alpha Dog (2006), The Social Network (2010), Friends with Benefits (2011), In Time (2011) ” - JuriQ
 
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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...
“ The Rock (1996), City of Angels (1998), Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000), Matchstick Men (2003), National Treasure (2004), Lord of War (2005), Next (2007), National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007), Knowing (2009), Kick-Ass (2010), Drive Angry (2011), The Frozen Ground (2013) ” - JuriQ