I got this idea from the series Gilmore Girls, where the two main actresses have 6 letters in their first names and surnames each. My mother and I also have 6 letters each.
Note: I still keep the person on the list when she changed her name or has a longer name after she has married.
Kimberly Alexis Bledel was born in Houston, Texas, to Nanette (Dozier) and Martin Bledel. Her parents are both Spanish-speakers (her mother was born in Arizona and raised in Mexico, and her father was born in Argentina), and Alexis's ancestry includes Danish, German, English, Scottish, Irish, and French...
Lauren Graham was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Donna Grant and Lawrence Graham, a candy industry lobbyist. Her father was from New York and her mother was from the American South, and Lauren has Irish, English, and Scottish ancestry. She grew up in Northern Virginia, USA (Fairfax, Arlington, and Great Falls...
Rachel Bilson was born in Los Angeles, to Janice (Stango), a sex therapist, and Danny Bilson
. Her father is Ashkenazi Jewish and her mother is of Italian descent. She began acting while still at Notre Dame High School. She graduated high school in 1999 and went to Grossmont College but dropped out after a year and was encouraged to pursue a career in acting by her father...
Actress and model Teresa Palmer has gathered some impressive film credits. She was born in Adelaide, South Australia, to Kevin Palmer, an investor, and Paula Sanders, a former missionary and nurse. She completed high school at Mercedes College in 2003, where she was a popular student who was well-known for her practical jokes...
The outspoken, wise-cracking comedic socialite and star of The Simple Life
, Nicole Camille Escovedo was born in Berkeley, California on September 21, 1981. She is the adopted daughter of singer Lionel Richie
and his then-wife, Brenda Harvey, and socialite Paris Hilton
's former best friend. Richie...
Elegant redhead Nicole Kidman, known as one of Hollywood's top Australian imports, was actually born in Honolulu, Hawaii, while her Australian parents were there on educational visas. Kidman is the daughter of Janelle Ann (Glenny), a nursing instructor, and Antony David Kidman, a biochemist and clinical psychologist...
Keeley Hazell was born in the London borough of Lewisham, grew up in Grove Park and attended the Ravensbourne School in Bromley. Her mother, Amber, was a dinner lady and her father, Roy, was a window fitter; they separated when she was thirteen years old. At 16 years of age, Hazell left school to work as a hairdresser...
Dziena studied theatre in New York at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts and NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, where she wrote and acted in plays and was cast in her first role on television at the age of 17. From 'E's' crazy, jealous girlfriend on HBO's Entourage to 'Lolita' parading around in the buff for Bill Murray in Jim Jarmusch's film Broken Flowers...
Lauren German was born on November 29, 1978 in Huntington Beach, California. German attended the prominent Actor's Studio and attended USC. Lauren also trained as a dancer at the Orange County High School of the Arts (a.k.a. OCHSA). Shes known for her roles on the hit TV series 7th Heaven
and made her film debut in Down to You
Lauren Conrad or "L.C.", as her friends call her was born on February 1st, 1986 in Newport Beach, California. Lauren has grown up in the beautiful city of Laguna Beach. She and her friends enjoy going to the beach, shopping and eating out. Lauren has had an interest in fashion design since 7th grade...
Marisa Miller is a supermodel best known for her work in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in three Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2007 through 2009 and became a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2007. Miller appeared in seven straight editions of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue from 2002 to 2008...
“ No relation to Sienna Miller. ” - oligiman187
Sienna Rose Diana Miller was born in New York City, but was raised in London, England. Her father, Edwin "Ed" Miller, who is American-born, is an investment banker and a dealer in Modern Chinese paintings. Her mother, Josephine "Jo" Miller, was a South African model and a personal assistant to David Bowie
; she went on to manage the Lee Strasberg
Theatre and Film Institute in New York City...
“ No relation to Marisa Miller. ” - oligiman187
Amelia Fiona J. Driver was born January 31, 1970 in Finsbury Park, London. Her mother, Gaynor Churchward
, was a designer and former couture model and her father, Charles Ronald "Ronnie" Driver, was a businessman. She has a sister, Kate Driver
, who is a model and a producer. Minnie's mother was her father's mistress...
From Cleveland to Hollywood, actress, producer, entrepreneur, funny woman, tear-jerker, designer, decorator, builder, creator, fixer, cook, cleaner, host, wife, Browns fan, homemaker, (very) amateur bowler and -her favorite title- mom, Monica Potter has achieved success in several different ways....save having a concise bio intro...
The Pretty Reckless Who You Selling For Between 2013 and 2015, The Pretty Reckless traveled the globe touring in support of their second album, the raucous, roaring, Catholic guilt-inspired Going To Hell. A bruising blend of ferocious rock and roll and inky blues, the album debuted in the Top 5 on the Billboard Top 200 and spun off three No...
Ashley Michele Greene was born in Jacksonville, Florida to parents Michele (Tatum), an insurance broker, and Joseph Lacy Greene, US Marine who runs a concrete business. A self-confessed tomboy and "daredevil", Ashley loved to try to keep up with her older brother Joe, taking on activities such as taekwondo and winning several awards...
Alyssa Milano comes from an Italian-American family; her mother Lin Milano
is a fashion designer and father Thomas Milano
is a film music editor. Alyssa was born in a working-class neighborhood in Brooklyn and grew up in a modest house on Staten Island. One day her babysitter, who was an aspiring dancer...
Autumn Reeser is an American actress who was born on September 21, 1980 in La Jolla, California, USA. She is the daughter of Kim and Tom Reeser, and older sister of Melissa. She was raised in Carlsbad and Oceanside, and performed in numerous musicals with the Carlsbad Youth Theater from the ages of six to seventeen...
At 5'10", volleyball came naturally to Summer. She lettered for four seasons in the sport at Fountain Valley high school, and signed a letter of intent with San Diego State in the spring of 1997 to play outside hitter for the Aztecs. Ms. Altice competed for two years at SDSU while studying communications...
Gorgeous, busty, and slender brunette knockout Janine Carmen Habeck was born to a German father and an Italian mother on June 3, 1983 in West Berlin, Germany. Janine worked for a while as a hotel employee. One day while waiting in a doctor's office in Germany Habeck checked out several issues of "Playboy."...
Nicole de Boer
Nicole de Boer began her acting career as a child in her hometown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A shy child, she one day came home and, to the astonishment of her family, told them she had gotten the lead in the play "The Wizard of Oz". With the blessing of her parents, her grandmother helped her to find an agent and shortly afterward...
Marlee Beth Matlin was in Morton Grove, Illinois, to Libby (Hammer) and Donald Matlin, an automobile dealer. She has two older brothers. Her family is of Russian Jewish and Polish Jewish descent. Marlee lost much of her hearing at the age of eighteen months. That did not stop her from acting in a children's...
Lauren London first appeared in the film, ATL, opposite actor and recording artist, Tip "TI" Harris. Due to London's breakout success in ATL, she received an offer to star in the film, This Christmas, with Loretta Devine, Idris Elba and Regina King. Her next film role was in the teen romantic comedy...
Ashley Leggat, a twice Gemini nominated actress, was born into a large family in Hamilton, Ontario. She joined her parents, Roy (a car dealer) and Patty (a former Secondary School teacher) and four older brothers -Rob, Brett, and twins Todd and Bram. Ashley's four brothers, all very athletic, played hockey in the winters and baseball in the summers...
Teresa was born in Washington State, and grew up about 100 miles outside of Spokane, Washington. After high school she continued on to college where she majored in architecture and accounting. After graduation she joined the United States Air Force, where she excelled in many area's. One accomplishment...
Angela Bettis was born January 9, 1973 in Austin, Texas, to Mary Lynn and Richard Joseph Bettis. She graduated from Westlake High School before making her debut film appearance in Franco Zeffirelli
, after the film, she enrolled at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, and later went on to support Winona Ryder
in Girl, Interrupted
Born in Chicago, but raised in Phoenix, Arizona, Rachel Melvin had always known she was going to pursue a career in acting. Rachel moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career immediately after graduating from high school in Phoenix, Arizona in May 2003. She booked her first audition in early 2004 for the independent horror film, Boo
Parker is a native Californian. She began ballet study at age 6, trained with youth programs around the country and, at age 15, joined the San Francisco Ballet. After three years of touring, she switched to contemporary dance and began studying acting while working as a bartender. Shortly thereafter...
MyAnna Buring was born 22 September 1979, in Sundsvall, Sweden, as MyAnna Margaretha Buring Rantapää, but grew up in the Middle East. When she turned 16, she moved to Great Britain. She attended secondary school at the American British Academy in Muscat, Oman, with her childhood friend Stegath Dorr...
Andrea Brooks is a Canadian actress who began her acting career at age fifteen after being spotted at an open casting call for figure skaters for the Disney film Ice Princess
. Some of her recent television credits include roles on Supernatural
, and UnREAL
. She can also be seen in feature films such as What Goes Up
Born in St. Louis, Missouri. Her father, who worked for the United Nations, was stationed in the Solomon Islands and Fiji, so Monroe spent most of her early childhood in the South Pacific. After spending time in various other countries, she moved back to the United States. She lived in Michigan and Virginia before finding herself in Los Angeles, pursuing a career in acting and writing...
Hannah Murray was born in Bristol, England in 1989. Murray's father is a University professor and her mother is a research technician in the same field. When she was a teenager she began taking drama lessons, and she fell for acting. At the age of 16, Hannah Murray decided to pursue acting and she auditioned for Skins
Nicole Taylor is a Los Angeles-based actress originally from Austin, TX. She began her career as a teenager and has appeared on many television shows (Friday Night Lights, Entourage, iCarly, CSI: NY & Miami), films (Just Go With It, Texas Chainsaw Massacre), and starred in over 40 national commercials (i.e. Aussie, ProActiv, Skechers, Corona, Dos Equis).
Bonnie Francesca Wright was born on February 17, 1991 to jewelers Gary Wright and Sheila Teague. Her debut performance was in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
as Ron Weasley's little sister Ginny Weasley. Bonnie tried out for the film due to her older brother Lewis mentioning she reminded him of Ginny. Her role in the first film was a small cameo like role as Ginny...
Audrey Justine Tautou was born on August 9, 1976 in Beaumont, France, to Evelyne Marie Laure (Nuret), a teacher, and Bernard Tautou, a dental surgeon. Audrey showed an interest for comedy at an early age and started her acting lessons at 'Cours Florent'. In 1998 she won the best young actress award in the ninth 'Jeune Comedien de Cinema Festival' in Bezier...
JoAnna Garcia Swisher
Born and raised in Tampa, Florida, USA, she first got into performing at the age of 10 when she auditioned for a local theater production and landed the lead. She continued to act in high school where she was discovered by Nickelodeon and commuted from Florida to Montreal, Canada to star for two seasons in the television series Are You Afraid of the Dark?
“ Formerly just JoAnna Garcia ” - oligiman187
Alyson Stoner was born in Toledo, Ohio. While growing up, she studied ballet, tap, and jazz dancing at the O'Connell's Dance Studio in her hometown. She also modeled and trained at the Margaret O'Brien Modeling Studio there. She even attended the IMTA Convention in New York City with Ms.O'Brien's studio in 2000...
Ashley Jensen (born on 11 August 1969) is a Scottish actress and narrator. She was nominated for an Emmy for her role on the television series Extras
, on which she appeared from 2005-2007. She was also a cast member on the ABC show Ugly Betty
and the brief-lived CBS sitcom Accidentally on Purpose
Nicole Lyn Oliver was born in Ottawa, Ontario. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from York University, a Masters Degree in Communication from Royal Roads University, and additional training from the British American Drama Academy in Oxford and London. She was a prominent member of the Union of BC Performers...
Ashley Victoria Benson was born on December 18, 1989 in Anaheim Hills, California, to Shannon (Harte) and Jeff Benson. She has Irish, English, and German ancestry. She has been dancing competitively since she was 2 with hip hop, jazz, ballet, tap and lyrical. She has been singing since she was about 5 and she hopes to pursue that...
Maggie Lawson was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. When she was eight, she began appearing in local community and dinner theater productions, and at 10, she earned an on-air commercial gig at a Louisville TV station, which soon led to a steady six-year role as a TV personality who filed news reports targeted for her fellow kids...
She passed her 9 GCSEs with A* and A grades in between working for several terms away from school on the Famous Five. From there she went to 6th form college where she got 3 grade A levels and an academic prize in the Arts. Her parents are both freelance broadcasters and she has two cousins who are young film directors - one of them the promising Serbian director Stevan Filipovic
Toronto native Cassie Steele joins the cast of THE L.A. COMPLEX as Abby. The aspiring Canadian actress is best known for her role as Manny Santos on 10 seasons of the internationally acclaimed drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation. Cassie was a 2003 nominee and the 2002 winner of a Young Artist Award for Best Ensemble Actor in a TV Series for her portrayal of Manny Santos...
Helene Taylor was raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and lives in Jersey City, NJ. She wrote and hosted a local cable recycling program for two seasons winning a Canadian Television Award, Producer. She studied at Vancouver's William Davis Centre and Capilano College's Film Production Program and soon became involved in the local film and television scene...
Tamela D'Amico is an American jazz singer, actress, and filmmaker who started her own production company, La Strega Entertainment, to create vehicles for the many facets of her career. Tamela recorded her debut album Got A Little Story, executive-produced by actor-producer Peter Krause (Parenthood...
Born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Stacey has been dancing since the age of three. Her mother Shelley Tookey has had her own dance studio in Canada for over 40 years. Through her teens she competed in dance all over Canada. Stacey represented her country at the Adeline Genee awards in London...
Canadian actress, Nicole Leroux, was raised on the West coast of Canada and was encouraged by her hard working parents to seek out a 'balanced life' and to understand that 'you always have a choice'. So, when Leroux was faced with a tough career choice: become a professional basketball player or pursue acting...
Lauren Reeves is a comedy writer, actress, improviser, host and former television news reporter and anchor. She was born and raised on a gold mine in Fairbanks, Alaska. After graduating high school early, Lauren was immediately hired by her local NBC station at the age of 18 to work as a full-time reporter and anchor...
Carmit Bachar - artist, performer, television personality, and philanthropist - is best known as the only original member of multi-platinum and Grammy-nominated recording group The Pussycat Dolls (Interscope/A&M Records). As one of the three main vocalists in the burlesque-inspired girl group along with Nicole Scherzinger and Melody Thornton...
British actress Naomie Harris was born in London, the only child of television scriptwriter Lisselle Kayla
. Her father is from Jamaica and her mother is from Trinidad. She showed an interest in acting from an early age and attended the prestigious Anna Scher Theatre School. From here, Harris won roles in various projects...
Moneca got her feature film break in MGM's "Agent Cody Banks" where she seductively flirted with Frankie Muniz, giving him a holographic lesson on how to act with girls. This turned out to be a springboard, launching her into various roles on projects such as "Battlestar Galactica", "Supernatural", as well as a recurring role on "Smallville"...
Gloria Elizabeth Reuben is a Canadian born actress and singer who has amassed impressive credentials in television, film, theater, and music. Reuben was born in Toronto, Ontario and started classical piano lessons at the age of five. It was the beginning of a lifelong love of music. Gloria's career includes many memorable acting roles...
Was raised on Prince Edward Island, Canada. Is a trained singer and dancer. Played Cossette in the Canadian production of Les Miserables. Trained with the Stratford Festival Young Company for 2 years. Spent 4 years with the Stratford Shakespearean Festival playing classical roles. i.e.- Miranda in "The...
Hannah Hodson, born in San Francisco in 1991, moved to Brooklyn at the age of two. She got her start in a Nike Air Jordan commercial directed by Spike Lee. She was then cast Lee's short film "Jesus Children of America," which premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2005. She also starred in the TNT film special "The Ron Clark Story" as Shameika...
Angela is an American actress. She was born in Louisiana, but raised from the age of 2 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Her father was working as a drilling engineer. During her time there, she attended the Jakarta International English School and learned to speak Indonesian. When she was age 14, her family returned to America and settled in Texas; where her parents were originally from...
Alison Lohman was born in Palm Springs, California, to Diane (Dunham), a patisserie owner, and Gary Lohman, an architect. Her ancestry includes English, German, and Scottish. She grew up in a family with no showbiz connections but she always wanted to perform. By age 9, she had landed her first professional...
Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter is an actress of great versatility, one of the UK's finest and most successful. Bonham Carter was born May 26, 1966 in Golders Green, London, England, the youngest of three children of Elena (née Propper de Callejón), a psychotherapist, and Raymond Bonham Carter, a merchant banker...
“ 6+6+6 letters ” - oligiman187
Joanne attended York University and also the Randolph Academy for performing arts. Her first role on film was in "Rated X" directed by Emilio Esteves, from there she went on to various film and television projects including a 2 1/2 year stint on "Train 48", an improvised daily drama. She lives in Toronto with her husband Dylan and son Kaden. She also plays with the band "The Elastocitizens".
1993 graduate of DeForest Area High School, in DeForest, Wisconsin. Attended the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, earning a bachelor degree of fine arts in 1997. From there, attended Rutgers University in New Jersey, earning a master of fine arts in 2001. After leaving Rutgers, headed to the New York area to work on her acting career...