Though most famous for her role as Isabella "Bella" Swan in The Twilight
Saga, Kristen Stewart has been a working actor since her early years in Los Angeles, California, where she was born. Her parents, John Stewart
and Jules Stewart
, both work in film and television. Her mother is Australian...
“ Twilight (all), Panic Room, Messangers ” - TheVFOBlog
Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson was born May 13, 1986 in London, England, to Clare (Charlton), who worked at a modeling agency, and Richard Pattinson, a vintage car importer. He enjoys music and plays both the guitar and piano. When Robert was fifteen, he started acting in amateur plays with the Barnes Theatre Company...
“ Twilight (all), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ” - TheVFOBlog
Taylor Daniel Lautner was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan to parents, Deborah, a software company worker, and Daniel Lautner, a pilot for Midwest Airlines. He, and younger sister Makena, were raised in a well-mannered, Roman Catholic household in Hudsonville, Michigan. At the age of six, Taylor began studying martial arts at Fabiano's Karate School and he...
“ Shark Boy and Lava Girl, Twilight (all), Abduction ” - TheVFOBlog
Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller was born on November 30, 1965, in New York City, New York, to legendary comedians Jerry Stiller
and Anne Meara
. His father is of Austrian Jewish and Polish Jewish descent, and his mother was of Irish ancestry (she converted to Judaism). It's not surprising that...
“ Meet the Parents (all), Along Came Polly, The Heartbreak Kid, Envy, Duplex, Mystery Men, Reality Bites, Zoolander ” - TheVFOBlog
Jack Black was born Thomas Jacob Black in Santa Monica, California, to Judith Love (Cohen) and Thomas William Black, both satellite engineers. He is of British-German (father) and Russian Jewish (mother) ancestry. Black attended the University of California at Los Angeles. While at UCLA, he was a member...
“ The Big Year, Gulliver's Travels, Year One, Nacho Libre, King Kong, Envy, The School of Rock, Shallow Hal, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, The Jackel ” - TheVFOBlog
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 become 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...
“ Knight and Day, War of the Worlds, Eyes Wide Shut, Days of Thunder, Cocktail, Top Gun ” - TheVFOBlog
Megan Denise Fox was born in Rockwood, Tennessee, to Gloria Darlene (Cisson) and Franklin Thomas Fox, a parole officer. Megan began her training in drama and dance at age 5 and, at age 10, moved to St. Petersburg, Florida where she continued her training and finished school. Megan began acting and modeling...
“ Transformers, Jennifer's Body, Jonah Hex ” - TheVFOBlog
LL Cool J
L.L. Cool J was born James Todd Smith on January 14, 1968, in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York, the son of Ondrea Griffith and James Louis Smith, Jr. Todd, as he was called, did not have a very happy childhood. At the age of four, he saw his mother and grandfather shot by his own father. After they recovered from their injuries...
“ Deep Blue Sea, Deliver Us From Eva, Last Holiday, Mind Hunters, Rollerball, Any Given Sunday, Halloween H20 ” - TheVFOBlog
Ice Cube was born in South Central Los Angeles, to Doris (Benjamin), a custodian and hospital clerk, and Hosea Jackson, a UCLA groundskeeper. He first came to public notice as a singer and songwriter with the controversial and influential band N.W.A. His compositions with that group included many of the classic cuts from their debut LP "Straight Outta Compton" (Ruthless/Priority...
“ Friday After Next, Are We There Yet? (all), Lottery Ticket, Barbershop, All About the Benjamins ” - TheVFOBlog
American actor and producer Matthew David McConaughey was born in Uvalde, Texas. His mother, Mary Kathleen (McCabe), is a substitute school teacher originally from New Jersey. His father, James Donald McConaughey, was a Mississippi-born gas station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business. He is of Scottish...
“ Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, Fool's Gold, Failure to Launch, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, The Wedding Planner ” - TheVFOBlog
Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born in the Castle Hill section of the South Bronx on July 24, 1969. She is the middle of three musically-inclined sisters, Leslie Lopez
, a homemaker, and Lynda Lopez
, a DJ on New York's WKTU, a VH1 VJ, and a morning news show correspondent on New York's Channel 11. Jennifer always dreamed of being a multi-tasking superstar...
“ The Back-Up Plan, Gigli, Monster-in-Law, The Cell, The Wedding Planner, Anaconda ” - TheVFOBlog
John William Ferrell was born in Irvine, California, to Betty Kay (Overman), a teacher, and Roy Lee Ferrell
, Jr., a musician. His parents were both originally from Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. A graduate of the University of Southern California, Ferrell became interested in performing while a student at University High School in Irvine...
“ The Other Guys, Land of the Lost, Semi-Pro, Blades of Glory, Starsky & Hutch, Elf, Zoolander, Old School ” - TheVFOBlog
Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson in the Chelsea section of Manhattan on November 13, 1955. Her mother, Emma (Harris), was a teacher and a nurse, and her father, Robert James Johnson, Jr., was a clergyman. Whoopi's recent ancestors were from Georgia, Florida, and Virginia. She worked in a funeral parlor and as a bricklayer while taking small parts on Broadway...
“ Rat Race, Monkeybone, Cinderella (TV movie), The Associate, Bogus, Eddie, Sister Act 2, Fatal Beauty, Burglar ” - TheVFOBlog
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...
“ Ocean's Thirteen, The Mexican, Meet Joe Black, Seven Years in Tibet, The Favor, Cool World ” - TheVFOBlog
Demi Moore was born on November 11, 1962, in Roswell, New Mexico. Her father, Charles Foster Harmon, Sr., left her mother, Virginia Beverly (King), before Demi was born. Her stepfather, Danny Guynes, did not add much stability to her life, either. He frequently changed jobs and made the family move a total of 40 times...
“ Striptease, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, St. Elmo's Fire, Wisdom, Disclosure, G.I Jane, The Joneses, Scarlet Letter, The Butcher's Wife, The Seventh Sign ” - TheVFOBlog
Christopher Ashton Kutcher was born on February 7, 1978 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Diane (Finnegan), who was employed at Procter & Gamble, and Larry Kutcher, a factory worker. He has a fraternal twin brother, Michael, and a sister, Tausha. He is of Czech (father) and Irish, German, and Czech (mother) descent...
“ Two and a Half Men (TV series), Guess Who?, Just Married, Dude, Where's my Car?, What Happens in Vegas, The Guardian, Cheaper by the Dozen, My Boss's Daughter, A Lot like Love, Texas Rangers ” - TheVFOBlog
Jason Matthew Biggs was born on May 12, 1978, in Pompton Plains, New Jersey, to Angela (Zocco), a nurse, and Gary Biggs, a shipping company manager. Jason has two sisters, Heather, a tax specialist born in 1971, and Chiara, born in 1980. He was raised Catholic, and is of English and mostly Italian descent...
“ American Pie (all), Saving Silverman, My Best Friend's Girl, Loser, Boys and Girls ” - TheVFOBlog
Born in Wyckoff, New Jersey, USA on November 8, 1975. She got her career start at six, when she appeared on a children's game show called Child's Play
. Later, she appeared in commercials for Jell-O, McDonald's, and Crayola. She attended the Professional Children's School in New York City. Her classmates included Sarah Michelle Gellar
“ Urban Legend, American Pie, My Boss's Daughter, Van Wilder, Alone in the Dark, Josie and the Pussycats ” - TheVFOBlog
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
“ Scooby-Doo (all), Thirteen Ghosts, Scream, Without a Paddle, Summer Catch, Love's Labour's Lost, Hackers ” - TheVFOBlog
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Emmy Award-winning Sarah Michelle Gellar was born on April 14, 1977 in New York City, the daughter of Rosellen (Greenfield), who taught at a nursery school, and Arthur Gellar, who worked in the garment industry. Her maternal grandparents were Hungarian Jewish immigrants, and her father was also from a Jewish family...
“ Scooby-Doo (all), I Know What You Did Last Summer, The Grudge 2, Simply Irresistable, Scream 2, Harvard Man ” - TheVFOBlog
Freddie Prinze Jr.
Freddie Prinze, Jr. was born on March 8, 1976, in Los Angeles, California, to Kathy Prinze
(née Kathy Elaine Barber) and comedian/actor Freddie Prinze
. His father was of German and Puerto Rican descent, and his mother is of British Isles and German ancestry. Freddie lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico...
“ Summer Catch, Scooby-Doo(all), I Know What You Did Last Summer, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, Boys and Girls ” - TheVFOBlog
American actor and filmmaker Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California, and was raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His mother, Chris Anne (née Boldt), is a school teacher, and his father, Timothy Byers Affleck, is a social worker; the two are divorced. Ben has a younger brother...
“ State of Play, Clerks 2, Gigli, Jersey Girl, Surviving Christmas, Daredevil, Paycheck, Bounce, Forces of Nature, Dazed & Confused ” - TheVFOBlog
Self-proclaimed troublemaker Owen Wilson was born in Dallas, to Irish-American parents originally from Massachusetts. He grew up in Texas with his mother, Laura (Cunningham), a photographer; his father, Robert Andrew Wilson, an ad exec; and his brothers, Andrew Wilson
(the eldest) and Luke Wilson
“ Hall Pass, Drillbit Taylor, You, Me & Dupree, Starsky & Hutch, Meet the Fockers, I Spy, The Haunting, Anaconda ” - TheVFOBlog
Handsome Texan Luke Cunningham Wilson was born in Dallas in 1971, to Irish-American parents originally from Massachusetts. The son of Laura (Cunningham), a photographer, and Robert Andrew Wilson, an advertising executive, he was raised with two brothers, Owen Wilson
(the middle one) and Andrew Wilson
(the eldest one)...
“ Old School, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, Idiocracy, Legally Blonde (all), Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle ” - TheVFOBlog
Shia Saide LaBeouf was born in Los Angeles, California, to Shayna (Saide) and Jeffrey Craig LaBeouf, and is an only child. His mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, while his father has Cajun (French) ancestry. His parents are divorced. He started his career by doing stand-up comedy around places in his neighborhood...
“ I, Robot, Constantine, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle ” - TheVFOBlog