my List - 2016/3.Q.

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Jackie Evancho
Being a singing prodigy won Jackie Evancho her first major film role. In 2011, Robert Redford was casting his feature film, The Company You Keep, when he saw Jackie for the first time, as she sang on television a piece from Pucinni. Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho began singing just before turning eight in 2008...
 
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Bonnie Dennison
Actress, Guiding Light
Bonnie was born in New York City and attended the UN International School and NYU. In addition to guest appearances on NBC's "Law & Order", "Law & Order: SVU", CBS's "The Education of Max Bickford" with Richard Dreyfuss, Sidney Lumet's "100 Centre Street"on A&E and ABC's "Ugly Betty", Bonnie was a member of the cast of NBC's "Third Watch" as well as CBS's "Guiding Light"...
 
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Poppy Drayton
Drayton graduated from the Arts Educational School in Chiswick (London, England). In 2013 Drayton was cast in her first major role in the Hallmark Channel television movie pilot for When Calls the Heart, in which she played Elizabeth Thatcher (a role that was taken over by Erin Krakow in the subsequent television series). This was followed by a role in the 2013 Downton Abbey Christmas special...
 
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Naomi Cohen
Actress, Only in LA
Born and raised in Israel to parents David and Sarah Cohen, Naomi comes from a large family and has a twin sister, two younger sisters, and a younger brother. Prior to moving to the U.S. to pursue her degree, she served for two years in the Israeli Defense Force. Naomi graduated Cum Laude from the University of California, San Diego in 2012 with a BA in Theatre Arts with an acting emphasis...
 
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Shani Atias
Actress, Shameless
Born and raised in Haifa, Israel, Shani has worked her way to the Hollywood industry. Starting her career at the age of 13 as a model, and at the age of 15 starting her acting training back in Haifa. Choosing one of her high school majors Theater and Film. After receiving multiple awards for her performances both as actor and a director...
 
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Daniella Evangelista
Actress, Edgemont
Daniella Evangelista has been working in the film and modeling industry since she was 4-years-old. Born in Vancouver, Canada and raised in Los Angeles; Daniella now splits her time between both cities. She has a passion for cooking & health and in addition to performing, she enjoys coaching acting (especially with children)...
 
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Yancy Butler
Actress, Kick-Ass
Yancy Butler was born and grew up in Greenwich Village, New York City during the 1970s, so it's not unusual that she chose to be an actor, being third generation showbiz. Her father is Joe Butler, the lead singer and drummer for the reunited Lovin' Spoonful; her step-mother, Kim, was a company manager for Broadway shows...
 
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Poppy Lee Friar
Actress, Eve
 
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Amber Hay
Actress, Beerfest
Slim and sexy blonde knockout Amber Hay was born on July 27, 1987 in Oahu, Hawaii. Amber grew up traveling all over the world in Costa Rica, Mexico, Australia, and New Zealand. She decided at age fourteen to pursue a career as both an actress and a model. Hay made her professional debut as "Cali Barbie" in an international TV commercial for Mattel...
 
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Summer Altice
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...
 
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Suzanne Ford
Suzanne Ford, seen in "Grace and Frankie" (Netflix) this season as Mary, and in the Duplass brothers' indie hit "Manson Family Vacation" (Netflix) as Janice, will also appear in the upcoming season of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" in a somewhat shocking creative departure as a hilariously vulgar New Jersey cougar...
 
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Kate Hudson
Almost everyone who has spent time with Kate Hudson -including directors, family members, co-stars and interviewers - is quick to comment on her ability to light up a room. Through some combination of a winning smile, solid work ethic, and good old-fashioned talent, the young actress has gone from indie beginner to Vanity Fair cover girl in just three years...
 
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Julia Yorks
Actress, Jack Reacher
Julia Yorks was born on November 1, 1988 in New Hope, Pennsylvania. At an early age, she fell in love with performing, and began appearing in local productions. Bitten by the bug, Julia began auditioning for (and landing) roles on commercials, television shows, and films. Some of her earlier work includes...
 
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Devon Franklin
Actress, The Happening
Devon is an actress, singer, songwriter who resides in West Hollywood California. She grew up in Northern Va and after graduating HS, spent some time in NYC. She began acting at the age of 12, but spent the early part of her teenage years singing, recording and performing. She continues to sing and loves music but acting is her passion especially comedy and improv...
 
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Marianne Bourg
Actress, SolarQuest
Marianne Bourg is a Luxembourgish-French actress. She started acting at the age of 12: first at her school's theater company and later joining Luxembourg's National Conservatory for Drama at age 15. After high school, she took acting classes at Cours Florent in Paris while attending university. Marianne first studied Business and Finance in France...
 
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Julie Ivey
Born in Georgia to a Native American mother and a French/Scottish father, Julie spent most of her childhood in Naples, Florida. Early inspiration came from hours of "I Love Lucy", "Bewitched" & "The Carol Burnett Show". Around age five she decided that one day she would become a funny actress too....
 
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Megan Hayes
Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Megan Hayes knew from a young age, that entertaining would be her calling. Megan spent most of her youth either playing superhero, while in her Wonder Woman Underoos or looking like a boy in a dress. At 15 she discovered that an audience's laughter is a euphoric drug...
 
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Jessie Ward
Jessie Ward was born in New Jersey on February 18, 1982. She is a classically trained ballerina and began studying ballet seriously at the age of nine. She lived and studied at the School of American Ballet as a teenager and attended high school at the Professional Children's School in New York. She was chosen as the highest-scoring dancer in the US by Britain's Royal Academy of Dancing...
 
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Genesis Rodriguez
Actress, Big Hero 6
Genesis Rodriguez was born in Miami, Florida. She is the daughter of José Luis Rodríguez 'El Puma', the famous Venezuelan singer and actor, and Carolina Perez, a Cuban model. She has two half-sisters. She was educated at the Carrolton School of the Sacred Heart in Miami. From a child, Rodriguez knew she wanted to act and attended summer classes at the renowned Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute...
 
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Megan Mullally
Actress, Will & Grace
Megan is an only child born in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Martha, was a model, and her father, Carter Mullally Jr., was a contract player for Paramount. Megan first entered Northwestern University intending to study acting, but switched to English literature. However, she still ended up starring in several campus musicals...
 
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Brooklyn Decker
Actress, Battleship
Actress and former model Brooklyn Danielle Decker was born in Kettering, Ohio, the oldest child of Tessa Renee (Moore), a nurse, and Stephen Michael Decker, a pacemaker salesman. She has a younger brother, Jordan. Decker has German, English, and Irish ancestry. When she was a teenager, she was discovered by a talent spotter in a shopping mall in Charlotte...
 
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Lili Mirojnick
Lili Mirojnick was born in New York City, to Ellen Mirojnick, a costume designer and actress , and Barry Carson. Her maternal grandparents were Abraham "Abe" Schneid and Sunny (née Schneider). Her parents divorced in 1987. She is of Eastern European and Mediterranean descent. Lili attended The Buckley School in Sherman Oaks...
 
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Gledis Cinque
Actress, Vanity Fair
Gledis Cinque made her film debut in Mira Nair's 2004 feature Vanity Fair. After this first experience, she continued studying acting gaining a diploma at Centro Studi Teatro Carcano in Milan in 2007 and attending various courses at RADA, NYFA (LA) and Stella Adler Studio of Acting (NYC). She also trained as a dancer...
 
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Ellen Dubin
Ellen has enjoyed a unique and extremely diverse career as an actor. The striking, leggy 5'10-1/2" native of Toronto began performing as a ballet dancer. When a temporary knee injury sidelined her, Ellen segued into acting with a wide variety of critically acclaimed stage roles from Shakespeare to musicals, from drama to comedy...
 
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Celesta Hodge
Actress, The Bag Man
Celesta Hodge was born on October 10, 1990 in Mendocino County and raised predominantly in Palo Alto California. She entered into the fashion industry at the tender age of six. Celesta's success in the fashion industry has taken her around the world many times. Her first notable performance was opposite Robert De Niro in The Bagman.
 
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Katie Lowes
Actress, Scandal
 
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Leslie Coutterand
Actress, Déjà vu
Leslie Camila-Rose, also known as Leslie Coutterand, was born on October 20 in Chamonix, France. She grew up in the Alps and spent most of her childhood skiing, mountain climbing and hiking. After graduating high school, she moved to New York to study. A year later, she moved to Paris to attend the European acting school Cours Florent...
 
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Caitriona Balfe
Caitriona Balfe was born in Dublin, Ireland, and grew up in the village of Tydavnet, in County Monaghan. She started modeling at the age of 19 after she was scouted by an agent while she was collecting money for charity at a local mall. She has both walked the runway and been featured in advertising campaigns for many top fashion brands...
 
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Laetitia Casta
Actress, Arbitrage
Born in Pont-Audemer, France, Laetitia Casta spent her childhood in the lush countryside of Normandy. At age 15, she was approached by an agent of Paris' Madison Models while building sand castles on a beach in Corsica. After her father agreed to let the agency take some test photographs, Laetitia's...
 
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Kelly Curran
Actress, Argo
 
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Amy Pietz
Amy Pietz born March 6, 1969 is an American actress, known for her roles on television. She received Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series nomination for her role as Annie Spadaro in the NBC sitcom Caroline in the City (1995-1999). She later had starring roles in the short-lived sitcoms Cursed (NBC...
 
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Marianne Maddalena
Producer, Scream
The wavy brunette and elegant producer Marianne Maddalena has Italian origins, but she was born in Lansing, Michigan in early 60s. She attended Michigan State University and she then traveled to Europe, to study and work in Italy and France. She enter in the world of cinema in early 1986, when she had a job from Warner Bros...
 
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Robyn Olivia Heaney
Actress, Binnelanders
Robyn Olivia Heaney is a South African actress who works in theatre, film and television projects, both locally and internationally. She works comfortably in a variety of accents for international productions and is an accomplished voice artist as well. She is also credited as a writer on IMDB. Alternate names credited fro Robyn Olivia Heaney include Robyn Olivia and Robyn Grimbeek.
 
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Cornelia Guest
Cornelia Cochrane Churchill Guest is the daughter of Winston F.C. Guest (cousin of Winston Churchill) and Lucy "C.Z." Cochrane Guest, and goddaughter of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. She was 1982's "Deb of the Year", and, in 1986, was named "Deb of the Decade". That same year, she wrote "The Debutante's Guide to Life".
 
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Marjean Holden
Actress, stunt woman, dancer and martial artist Marjean Holden was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and raised in Vail, Colorado. She started acting from the age of 9, well being from the family of entertainers, she already knew her profession. As a youngster, she showed multiple skills in her school plays...
 
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Julianne Hough
Julianne Alexandra Hough was raised in Salt Lake City, the youngest of 5 children. She is the daughter of Mari Anne (Heaton) and Bruce Robert Hough, twice chairman of the Utah Republican Party. Her parents met in college when both were part of a ballroom dancing team. Her parents divorced, and she has 9 stepsiblings from their second marriages...
 
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Hannah Yelland
Actress, AKA
 
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Oona-Devi Liebich
Actress, Crazy
Oona-Devi Liebich born in 1984 in Leipzig, Oona-Devi Liebich moved to Berlin with her mother when she was only six months old. In 2000 a scout discovered her in school and she got the leading part in the film adaptation of Crazy. Since then she featured in several film and TV productions, amongst others by producers like Hans-Christian Schmid...
 
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Mylène Dinh-Robic
Actress, Far Cry 3
Mylène was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. The first time she ever set foot on a stage was at age 13 in a high school production of Shaw's 'Pygmalion'. She survived, and fell in love with acting. She trained in Montreal with actor and mentor Gilles Plouffe and later in Vancouver with Nancy Sivak...
 
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Malin Akerman
Actress, Watchmen
Malin was born in Stockholm, Sweden and raised in Toronto, Canada. Her mother, Pia (Sundström), is a model and aerobics instructor, and her father, Magnus Åkerman, is an insurance broker. They moved to Toronto when she was age 2. At age 5, she began appearing in TV commercials. Her parents divorced when she was 6 and her father returned to Sweden...
 
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Brit Marling
Actress, Another Earth
Brit Heyworth Marling was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Heidi (Johnson) and John Marling, both of whom work in real estate. She graduated from Georgetown University, with a bachelor's in economics, and was offered a job with Goldman Sachs, which she turned down in favour of a career as an artist. She moved to Los Angeles to act and...
 
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Eva Lovia
Buxom and shapely 5'3" brunette knockout Eva Lovia was born on May 29, 1989 in South Carolina. Of mixed Spanish and Japanese descent, Lovia has two younger sisters. Her first job was working at age fifteen as a cashier for the retail outlet Target. In addition, Eva worked for the Hooters restaurant...
 
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Jennifer Hutchins
Jennifer Hutchins is known for producing the impossible and thinking outside the box. She's produced over 200 episodes of hit shows for CBS, CNN, A&E, Spike, TLC, Syfy, Discovery, Fox Sports and National Geographic. Hutchins also has 3 feature films being released and distributed in 2016. Starting her career as a reporter/ producer in Lansing...
 
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Nika Khitrova
Actress, Submission
Nika was born in Russia, with half Lithuanian parentage. Having moved to the United Kingdom as a child, she was spent her formative years in London. Bi-lingual in Russian and English, her training includes HB Studio in New York and The Imagine Life Studios - Diana Castle in Los Angeles. Having started acting as a young adolescent in Theatre she has since worked across the world...
 
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Pell James
Actress, Zodiac
 
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