Jim Henson never thought that he would make a name of himself in puppetry; it was merely a way of getting himself on television. The vehicle that achieved it was Sam and Friends
, a late-night puppet show that was on after the 11:00 news in Washington DC. It proved to be very popular and inspired Jim to continue using puppets for his work...
“ Creator of the Muppets, Sesame Street, and the Dark Crystal. One of my favorite people in the movie industry. He has made history as one of the greatest puppeteers of ALL time. R.I.P. ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935 in East Tupelo, Mississippi, to Gladys Presley
(née Gladys Love Smith) and Vernon Presley
(Vernon Elvis Presley). He had a twin brother who was stillborn. In September 1948, Elvis and his parents moved to Memphis, Tennessee where he attended Humes High School...
“ One of the best singers of all time. "Elvis Presley: The King of Rock" ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
“ plays moose in the step up movies ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Logan was born in Beverly Hills, to a Jewish family. His parents are Lisa (Goldman), who works as his manager, and Larry Lerman, an orthotist and businessman. He has two siblings, Lindsey and Lucas, both older. His relatives operate the orthotics and prosthetics company Lerman & Son, which was founded by his great-grandfather, Jacob Lerman...
“ Plays Percy Jackson in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians the lightning theft ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Logan Henderson was born in Dallas-Ft.Worth, Texas. He always wanted to entertain. He grew up in North Richland Hills, Texas where he graduated from Birdville High School. At age 16, Henderson landed a small role in NBC's "Friday Night Lights". This role gave Henderson a peek at acting, and he instantaneously fell in love...
“ Plays Logan on Big Time Rush ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Cole Sprouse was born in Arezzo, Italy, to American parents, Melanie (Wright) and Matthew Sprouse. Cole began his acting career alongside his identical twin brother at the tender age of six months. From 1993 to 1998 the twins shared the role of Patrick Kelly, on ABC's hit series Grace Under Fire
, soon booking Julian in Adam Sandler
's box office hit...
“ Plays Cody on the Suite Life on deck and the Suite life of Zach and Cody ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
“ Plays Emma on Jessie ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
“ Plays Zuri on Jessie ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California, to Ata Johnson
(born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and Canadian-born professional wrestler Rocky Johnson
(born Wayde Douglas Bowles). His father is black (of Black Nova Scotian descent), and his mother is of Samoan background (her own father was Peter Fanene Maivia
“ plays in Journey 2 the mysterious island ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Ciara was born in Northern Kentucky on the 18 of March, 1997. She resides with her father, mother, sister and brother. In 2006, Ciara participated in the Mike Beaty Talent Expo held in Dallas, Texas. There she was discovered by talent managers, Frederick Levy and Bryan Leder of "Management 101." She has had early success with voice over work and local commercials.
“ Plays Katie on Big Time Rush ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Bella Thorne was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida, to Tamara (Beckett) and Delancey Reinaldo "Rey" Thorne. She has three siblings, Remy Thorne
, Dani Thorne
and Kaili Thorne
, all of whom have also acted. She is of Cuban (father) and Irish, Italian, English, German, and Welsh (mother) ancestry...
“ Plays Cece on Shake it up ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Zendaya, which means "to give thanks" in the language of Shona, was born in Oakland, California. She now lives in Los Angeles, California with her family and her dog, named "Midnight". She was a part of the California Shakespearian Theatre, where her mom worked as a House Manager. She would help out in the theatre and even got to do many plays after...
“ Plays Rocky in shake it up ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Adam Irigoyen began his acting career at the age of 11. He appeared in multiple commercials and print campaigns before guest-starring on the Disney Channel's Emmy Award-winning series, Wizards of Waverly Place
, which eventually led to an audition for the role of "Deuce Martinez" on Shake It Up!
. He has also appeared in the indie films "Flight", "Nickel or Dime" and "Electric Natural Safe"...
“ Plays Duece in shake it up ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Music man and entertainer Ro Shon Fegan began his claim to fame here in Los Angeles at the age of 18 months. His first creative moments of his career was actually a national soda commercial where he collaborated with the musical classic group Boyz II Men. And his momentum for the creative industry took off from there...
“ Plays Ty in Shake It Up ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Davis Cleveland was born in Houston, Texas. He began his acting career by doing commercial work in Texas. After moving to Los Angeles, he began appearing in national commercials for big name companies. Davis has guest-starred in many shows, and co-stars as Flynn Jones in Disney's hit show "Shake It Up".
“ plays Flynn on Shake It Up ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Sasha Alexander began acting by the time she was in the seventh grade when she found herself cast as the lead female in her school's production of "Baby". What she didn't know was that her male co-star would chicken out on her only a few hours before opening night. Determined to let the show go on, Sasha used her comedic skills and threw herself into the role...
“ plays Maura Isles on Rizzoli and Isles ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Chris Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Leonie (van Os), a teacher of English, and Craig Hemsworth, a social-services counselor. His brothers are actors Liam Hemsworth
and Luke Hemsworth
. He is of Dutch (from his immigrant maternal grandfather), Irish, English, Scottish, and German ancestry. His uncle, by marriage, was Rod Ansell, the bushman who inspired the film Crocodile Dundee
“ plays thor and plays the huntsman in snow white and the huntsman ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Norman Reedus was born in Hollywood, Florida, to Marianne (Yarber), a teacher, and Norman Reedus. He is of Italian (from his paternal grandmother), English, Scottish, and Irish descent. Norman's first film was in Guillermo del Toro
's 1997 horror thriller Mimic
, where he played the character Jeremy...
“ one of my favorite actors ever ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Andrew Lincoln is a British actor. Lincoln spent his early childhood in Hull, Yorkshire before his family relocated to Bath, Somerset when he was age 10. He was educated at Beechen Cliff School in Bath, and then the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. His father is a civil engineer...
“ another favorite actor ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
“ another favorite actor ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Was a professional wrestler for WCW although he made his wrestling debut in Mexico. Dropped out of school to become pro wrestler in Mexico but there were points during his career where he'd do homework in the lockerroom. Debuted as a wrestler and won his debut match. Nephew of wrestler Rey Misterio...
“ favorite wrestler ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
John Felix Anthony Cena, better known as WWE superstar John Cena, was born on April 23, 1977 in West Newbury, Massachusetts, to Carol (Lupien) and John Cena. He is of Italian (father) and French-Canadian and English (mother) descent, and is the grandson of baseball player Tony Lupien. When he was in college...
“ one of my favorite wrestlers ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Jonny Lee Miller
Jonny Lee Miller (sometimes credited with an H) was born on November 15, 1972, in Kingston, England, UK, to actors Anna Lee and Alan Miller
, and the grandson of actor Bernard Lee
. After appearing in many high school plays at his selective state grammar school, Johnny dropped out at 17, to pursue acting full time...
“ Plays Sherlock ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Born to immigrants in Queens, New York, Lucy Liu has always tried to balance an interest in her cultural heritage with a desire to move beyond a strictly Asian-American experience. Lucy's mother, Cecilia, a biochemist, is from Beijing, and her father, Tom Liu, a civil engineer, is from Shanghai. Once relegated to "ethnic" parts...
“ Plays Dr. Watson ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Cote de Pablo
Cote de Pablo was born in Santiago, Chile, but was raised in Miami, Florida. She attended Arvida Middle School in Miami and then Carnegie Mellon University. She graduated in 2000 after studying music theater. Whilst at Carnegie Mellon she appeared in several theater productions, including "Indiscretions"...
“ Plays Ziva in NCIS ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Thomas Mark Harmon was born in Burbank, California on September 2, 1951 to football player and broadcaster Tom Harmon
and actress Elyse Knox
(née Kornbrath). Harmon played college football and found success as one of TV's hunkiest actors. While many of his roles have relied on good looks, Harmon was impressive as the suave doctor on St. Elsewhere
who contracted AIDS...
“ Plays Gibbs in NCIS ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
“ Plays Abby in NCIS ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
“ Plays Tony in NCIS ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
“ Plays McGee in NCIS ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Since David McCallum's father, David McCallum Sr.
, was first violinist for the London Philharmonic and his mother, Dorothy Dorman, was a cellist, it's not surprising that David was originally headed for a career in music, playing oboe. He studied briefly at the Royal Academy of Music. He left that, however...
“ Plays Ducky in NCIS ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
“ plays Rizzoli on Rizzoli & Isles ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Lee Thompson Young
Tragically, Mr. Young took his own life on August 19, 2013, after years of struggle with bipolar disorder and clinical depression. His death was not detected until he failed to show for filming of an episode of Rizzoli & Isles, after which police were sent to his home to check on his welfare. Following his funeral...
“ Played Frost on Rizzoli and Isles. R.I.P. ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Brendan James Fraser was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Canadian parents Carol Mary (Genereux), a sales counselor, and Peter Fraser, a journalist and travel executive. He is of Irish, Scottish, German, Czech, and French-Canadian ancestry. As his parents frequently moved, Brendan can claim affinity with Ottawa...
“ he's from the mummy movies ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Joshua Ryan Hutcherson was born on October 12, 1992 in Union, Kentucky to Michelle Fightmaster Hutcherson
, who worked for Delta Air Lines, and Chris Hutcherson, an EPA analyst. He has one younger brother, Connor Hutcherson
. From the age of four, Josh knew that he wanted to be an actor. In order to pursue his goal, Josh and his family moved to Los Angeles when he was nine-years-old...
“ Peeta from the hunger games ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Born June 7, 1967 to James Raul 'Mike' Navarro and Constance Colleen Hopkins. His paternal grandfather was an illegal Mexican immigrant; his mother, Constance, was a model and worked on Let's Make a Deal
. After his parents divorced when he was seven, Dave moved with his mother to Bel Air, and lived with her until she was murdered in March 1983 by her boyfriend...
“ one of the judges on ink master ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
“ best chef ever ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
“ chopped host ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Vin Diesel was born Mark Sinclair in Alameda County, California, along with his fraternal twin brother, Paul Vincent
. He was raised by his astrologer/psychologist mother, Delora Sherleen (Sinclair), and adoptive father, Irving H. Vincent, an acting instructor and theater manager, in an artist's housing project in New York City's Greenwich Village...
“ one of the best actors ever ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
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...
“ Mr. Wonka! ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Emma Roberts is the daughter of Oscar-nominated actor Eric Roberts
, and the niece of Oscar-winner Julia Roberts
. She was born in Rhinebeck, New York. Emma was a baby when her parents separated, and she grew up living with her mother, Kelly Cunningham. She was educated at Archer School for Girls in Los Angeles, California...
“ Plays in a whole bunch of movies and is in American Horror Story ” - kmifflinplutoluver160
Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born on July 23, 1989 in Fulham, London, England, to casting agent Marcia Gresham
(née Jacobson) and literary agent Alan Radcliffe
. His father is from a Northern Irish Protestant background, while his mother was born in South Africa, to a Jewish family (from Lithuania, Poland...
“ one of my favorite actors ” - kmifflinplutoluver160