Keep an eye on these up-and-comers -- they may not be household names, but I bet they star in your dreams..!
Emmanuelle Chriqui was born in Montreal, Quebec, to Moroccan Jewish immigrants, Liliane (Benisty) and Albert Chriqui. Her family moved to Toronto when she was two years old. At the age of 10, Chriqui appeared in a McDonald's commercial. She moved to Vancouver, guest-starring in series such as Are You Afraid of the Dark?
“ Wrong Turn to Zohan ” - dunga2000
Dania is a Latin American actress born in the Dominican Republic. She grew up, living with her grandmother, in a poor household. Her parents left for the United States, when she was 6-months old, and she finally joined them in New York when she was age 10. She knew from a young age that she wanted to act...
“ Callisto in X-3 ” - dunga2000
The former Principal Dancer of Cirque du Soleil in over 750 shows, Amrapali is also an actress with recurring roles on ABC's Scandal season 4 & 5, and she previously recurred in 18 episodes of ABC's Grey's Anatomy with Guest starring roles on NBC's Heroes and roles on The Exes, Hart of Dixie, Key & Peele, Chasing Life, Desperate Housewives, Alias, Boston Legal, ER in TV...
“ Amazing traditional Indian dancer ” - dunga2000
Ellie Kemper, born Elizabeth Claire Kemper on May 2, 1980, is an American actress, comedian, and writer. She is best-known for her role as "Erin Hannon" in the NBC series, The Office
, as well as her supporting roles in the films, Bridesmaids
and 21 Jump Street
). She plays the title role in the Netflix comedy series...
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Sibel Kekilli is a German actress. In 2011, she became more widely known for her role as Shae in the HBO series Game of Thrones. She won two Lolas, the most prestigious German film awards, for her performances in Head-On (2004) and When We Leave (2010). Kekilli is a former porn actress.
“ Shae in Game of Thrones ” - dunga2000
Katherine Elizabeth Upton was born in St. Joseph, Michigan, to Shelley Fawn (Davis), a state tennis champion from Texas, and Jefferson Matthew Upton, a high school athletics director. Her uncle is Michigan congressman Fred Upton
. Upton always knew she wanted to be a model. Since signing with IMG Models in 2010...
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Hired by GUESS! in the late 1990s as one of their new, fresh faces, Beau Jesse Garrett was born in Beverly Hills, California and grew up in Topanga Canyon. She was discovered, as many are, by a scout who saw her in a local shopping mall. She has one sister. Recently, she has played a quite sensual character on the HBO comedy series Entourage
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Ana de la Reguera
Ana de la Reguera grew up in the tropical state of Veracruz, on the Gulf Coast of Mexico. She began her performance arts studies in the Cultural Institute of Veracruz, then left for Televisa's Center for Artistic Education (CEA) and TV Aztecas' artistic institute (CEFAC) in Mexico City, later taking...
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Ines Sastre was born in Valladolid (Spain). Her career began age 12, when she was selected to appear in a fast-food commercial. This appearance led her to be noticed by the producer Carlos Saura, who chose her to play in "El Dorado" with Lambert Wilson (1987). The film made the official selection of the Cannes Film Festival in 1988, this marked the beginning of her international acting career...
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Erin Cummings is a graduate of the University of North Texas, with a degree in Journalism. Cummings began her professional acting career, when she was spotted by an L.A. talent scout, while performing in community theater near Dallas. Cummings later went on to study Shakespeare at the prestigious London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art...
“ Mrs. Spartacus ” - dunga2000
Roxanne is a British actress. She completed a BA degree in Politics at the University of London before being cast, from an open casting, for the popular British series, Hollyoaks
, in which she played "Louise Summers". Her career since has included roles in the series, Lip Service
, for the BBC...
“ Game of Thrones Dorea ” - dunga2000
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Amrita Acharia is of Nepalese - Ukranian heritage. She grew up in Ukraine, Kathmandu and England before moving with her family to Norway aged 13. After completing high school in Tromsø, Amrita moved to England to pursue her acting career. Since then she has worked in Norway, London and the US. She speaks Ukrainian, Norwegian and English.
“ Irri in Game of Thrones ” - dunga2000
Bahar Soomekh was born on March 30, 1975 in Tehran, Iran, to a Persian Jewish family. She is the daughter of Manijeh and Hamid Soomekh, who owned a women's high fashion company. She has a sister, Saba Soomekh. The family moved to Los Angeles in 1979, to escape the Iranian revolution. She attended a yeshiva...
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Antje Traue was born in Mittweida, Saxony, East Germany. Her mother was a musician and dancer. Traue was raised speaking Russian. She discovered her love for acting at an early age. As a teenager, Traue attended the "International Munich Art Lab", where she was cast in the lead role in the theatre play...
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Natalie Martinez began modeling at the age of 15, years before she considered giving acting a try. The Miami-born beauty's career blossomed with a simple suggestion from her mother. During her senior year at St. Brendan High School in 2002, her mother saw an ad for J.Lo's new clothing line. After beating over 5,000 other girls for the gig, Natalie packed up and moved to Los Angeles.
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Nicky Whelan is an Australian actress and model, best-known for her role as "Pepper Steiger" in the Australian television series, Neighbours
. She is the granddaughter of AFL Brownlow Medallist Marcus Whelan
. Whelan has completed work for the movie, Hollywood & Wine
, in Los Angeles. She costarred with David Spade
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Alexandra Anna Daddario was born on March 16, 1986 in New York City, New York, to Christina, a lawyer, and Richard Daddario, a prosecutor. Her brother is actor Matthew Daddario
, and her grandfather was congressman Emilio Daddario
(Emilio Q. Daddario), of Connecticut. She has Italian, Irish, Hungarian...
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Susan Ward was born in Monroe, LA. An animal lover as a child, she grew up wanting to become a veterinarian. At age 13, however, a local modeling agent changed her mind. Susan and her mother traveled to New York City to see about getting her a modeling job. She thought that modeling would make her enough money to pay her way through veterinary school...
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Odette Annable was born Odette Juliette Yustman on 10 May, 1985, in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Lydia Yustman née Nodarse, is Cuban, and her father, Victor Oscar Yustman, was born in Bogotá, Colombia, of French and Italian descent. Odette started her career with a minor role in the movie Kindergarten Cop
“ Worth saving in Cloverfield ” - dunga2000
Taral Hicks (born on 21, September 1974 in Queens, New York) is an African American R&B singer and actress, sister of singer D'Atra Hicks. She began her film career with a role alongside Robert De Niro in the 1993 film "A Bronx Tale." Her subsequent film roles were small, 1995's "Just Cause" with Sean Connery and Laurence Fishburne...
“ One of the great ones in A Bronx Tale ” - dunga2000
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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...
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Natalie Jackson Mendoza was born in Hong Kong of a Filipina/Spanish Jazz musician father and German/English mother. She had a bohemian upbringing with her six artist siblings living all over the world in Asia, Australia, England and NYC. She was raised as a child in Hong Kong and Australia. She studied Classical Acting at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School UK and Playhouse West LA...
“ Descent ” - dunga2000
Daniella Alonso was born in New York City, to a large family of Puerto Rican, Peruvian, and Japanese descent, and was raised in an all-women household. At age fifteen, she was discovered by the Ford Modeling Agency, and began booking jobs for teen magazines like Seventeen, YM, and Teen, which led to her booking commercials for Clairol...
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Joy Bryant was born in a modest home in The Bronx, New York and as a young woman, was enrolled in an inner-city outreach organization called "A Better Chance," designed to encourage minority talent. Joy was also blessed with brains as well beauty and remained an excellent student throughout her high school years. As a result, she was awarded a full academic scholarship to Yale University...
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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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Meagan Monique Good was born on 8 August 1981 in Panorama City, California, USA, to Tyra Wardlow-Doyle, who worked as her manager, and Leondis "Leon" Good, an LAPD officer. She began appearing on commercials at the age of four. Then she started guest-starring on series like The Parent 'Hood
, Touched by an Angel
“ Biker Boyz' girl ” - dunga2000
Born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, Lesley-Ann Brandt has become one of the biggest South African exports via New Zealand after immigrating to Auckland with her parents and brother in 1999. With her mixed ethnic background, Lesley-Ann is Hollywood's exciting new discovery. As a child, she participated in almost every kindergarten and school play and was a natural singer...
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Marisa attended an all-girl private school in East Los Angeles. Her career started when a Polaroid picture of the 13-year-old girl made its way into the hands of a Los Angeles modeling agency. By the age of 15, Marisa began to work as a print model and as a commercial actress. It wasn't long before demand became global...
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Born in Philadelphia and raised in South Jersey, Katrina Law is developing a resume that is guaranteed to start turning heads in the entertainment industry in 2014. With roles in notable television series, including CSI: Miami
(CBS), Legend of the Seeker
(ABC), and Chuck
(NBC), plus supporting and lead roles in independent films...
“ Spartacus' new girl ” - dunga2000
Adrianne Palicki was born on May 6, 1983 in Toledo, Ohio, to Nancy (French) and Jeffrey Palicki. Her father is of Polish and Hungarian descent, and her mother is of English and German ancestry. Adrianne graduated from Whitmer High School. She did not take the stage in her first play until she was a sophomore at Whitmer High School...
“ Wonder Woman? ” - dunga2000
Claudia Lee Black was born and raised in Sydney, Australia. Her parents Jules and Judy Black are both Australian Medical Academics Doctors. She has lived in Australia, New Zealand, England and the US. Throughout her career Black has played in many Australian and New Zealand films and guested on such Australian series as Police Rescue
and Water Rats
“ Pitch Black tragic ” - dunga2000
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Kellita Smith was born January 15, 1969 as Kellita A. Smith in Chicago, Illinois. She is an actress who has appeared on House Party 3 (1994), The Bernie Mac Show (2001-2006), Sister, Sister (1994-1999), Moesha (1996-2001), In Living Color (1990-1994), Living Single (1993-1998), and The First Family (2012)...
“ Bernie Mac's milf ” - dunga2000
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Patrice Martinez is not only a rare beauty, she is a bona fide actress with a strong background in theatre. However, her talents are not only limited to the stage. Her resume manifests a "well-rounded" acting career that is complemented by her film and television credits. Patrice began her career in her early teens...
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Virginie Ledoyen was born Virginie Fernandez on 15 November 1976 in Aubervilliers, near Paris. At the age of 2, she was already shooting advertisements for television. At 9, she started going to the École des Enfants du Spectacle, and made her film debut at 10 in What Every Frenchwoman Wants
. She was then nominated for the César (the French equivalent of an Oscar) for most promising actress in 1993...
“ The Beach ” - dunga2000
Anna Silk is a Canadian actress born in New Brunswick, Canada who graduated from St. Thomas University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1997. She appeared in at least two productions at the St. Thomas Theatre, "Seven Menus" and "The Kitchen." Anna has guest starred in numerous television shows but most famously known for playing Bo, the lead role in the hit television series Lost Girl
“ Lost Girl ” - dunga2000
Daniela was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Portuguese-born parents, Katharina Lia Azancot Korn and Moisés Carlos Bentes Ruah, a doctor. She lived in the US until she was five. Her father's family is Sephardi Jewish, while her mother is of mostly Ashkenazi Jewish, along with Spanish and Sephardi Jewish...
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Alice Braga Moraes born April 15, 1983 is a Brazilian actress. She has appeared in several Brazilian films, most notably as Angélica in 2002's highly acclaimed City of God and as Karina in 2005's Lower City. She came to international prominence after appearing opposite Will Smith in I Am Legend (2007) and has since become a familiar face in Hollywood...
“ Predators ” - dunga2000
Krista was born is Ventura, California and grew up in Austin, Texas. Her idols growing up were Lucille Ball and Gilda Radner. She made her way back to Southern California as a young adult and wanted to try out the acting biz. Just weeks after she landed in LA, she booked the coveted role of Billie Reed on NBC's Days of our Lives...
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was born in Littlefield, Texas, USA. She is the daughter of James "Jimmy" and Virginia "Genny" Whelchel. Her parents divorced in 1981, as she was in her upper teens, then her mother married Roy Coleman in 1983. Whelchel is the eldest sister of James (Cody) Whelchel and half-brother, Casey Coleman...
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Mili Avital began her career, at the age of 17, in Christopher Hampton
's "Dangerous Liaisons", at the Cameri Theater of Tel Aviv. Among her Israeli films, she won the 1992 Israeli Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Me'ever Layam
(aka "Over the Ocean"). Arriving in New York in 1994, she was immediately cast as the female lead in Roland Emmerich
“ Stargate ” - dunga2000
Buxom, beautiful and charismatic brunette stunner Corinne Alphen was born on September 27, 1954 in Lynn, Massachusetts. She's the oldest of five children. Her father William was a Deputy Chief of Police in Lynn, Massachusetts, and her mother Marjorie worked as a secretary in the Commonwealth's Registry of Motor Vehicles...
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Patricia Velasquez was born in Guajira, Venezuela on January 31, 1971, the fifth of six children. She was raised by her parents, both of whom were educators, in a third world country. Needless to say, Patricia's life was far from luxurious. She attended San Vicente de Paul High School, and after her graduation in 1987...
“ Mummy bride ” - dunga2000
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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...
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Laura Fraser was born on 24th July 1976 and brought up in Glasgow. Her father, Alister, used to run a small building company but is now an aspiring scriptwriter; her mother, Rose, used to be a nurse but is now a college lecturer. She has an older brother who works with computers, a younger sister who is studying philosophy at university...
“ Knight's Tale smith ” - dunga2000
Olga Kurylenko, a Ukrainian-born actress and model, went from sharing a cramped flat with her aunt, uncle, grandparents and cousin to starring as a Bond girl opposite Daniel Craig
. She was born Olga Konstantinovna Kurylenko on November 14, 1979, in Berdyansk, Ukraine, Soviet Union. Her mother, Marina Alyabysheva...
“ Hitman ” - dunga2000
Academy Award-winning Actress Marion Cotillard was born on September 30, 1975 in Paris. Cotillard is the daughter of Jean-Claude Cotillard
, an actor, playwright and director, and Niseema Theillaud
, an actress and drama teacher. Her father's family is Breton and her mother has Kabyle ancestry. Raised in Orléans...
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Katy Mixon was born and raised in Pensacola, Florida. She was one of seven children. She graduated from the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama. Mixon's first acting job came in 2001, playing "Calpurnia" in the Utah Shakespearean Festival's presentation of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar". Mixon moved to Los Angeles...
“ 4 X-mas ” - dunga2000
A Brooklyn native, Vasi signed to Ford Models at the age of 12. She went on to grace the pages of international campaigns for ELLE, Marie Claire, GQ Italy and more. She appeared in numerous on-camera and print campaigns for leading cosmetic, hair care and fashion brands including Olay, Bobbi Brown, Dove...
“ Single Lady ” - dunga2000
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As a child, Bree spent her time traveling the country with her family and her pro-football player father. During her teens, Turner's parents settled in Northern California where Bree first discovered a love for dance. In high school, she honed her talents in everything from ballet to jazz. When she moved to Los Angeles to study dance at UCLA...
“ Deuce Bigelow's mermaid ” - dunga2000
Morena Baccarin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to actress Vera Setta
and journalist Fernando Baccarin. Her uncle was actor Ivan Setta
. Morena has Italian and Brazilian Portuguese ancestry. She moved to New York at the age of 10, when her father was transferred there. She attended the LaGuardia High School of Music and Performing Arts and then the Juilliard School...
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Tahnee Welch was born in 1961 in San Diego, California, daughter of father James Welch and mother Raquel Tejada (actress Raquel Welch
), and the younger sister of Damon Welch
. Most of her childhood was spent between Spain, England and Italy, returning to an all-girls school in the United States...
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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...
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Lacey Nicole Chabert was born in Purvis, Mississippi, to Julie (Johnson) and Tony Chabert, a representative for an oil company. She is of Cajun (French), Italian, English, and Scottish ancestry. Chabert started in drama and music performances in and around her hometown in Mississippi from an early age...
“ Lost in Space ” - dunga2000
Rachel True has been working for most of the 1990s. She broke into the business with a pair of guest roles on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show
In 1993, Rachel moved to L.A.; she then appeared in the rap parody CB4
with Chris Rock
. She also landed another pair of guest spots on the HBO sitcom Dream On
“ Half Baked ” - dunga2000
Laurie Holden was born Heather Laurie Holden in Los Angeles, California, to actors Glen Corbett
and Adrienne Ellis
. When she was five, her parents divorced, and her mother married director Michael Anderson
. Laurie then split her time between L.A. and Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Holden traveled the world with her family on various locations growing up...
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Born and raised in San Francisco, Marla Sokoloff
moved to Los Angeles in 1994 and enrolled in the Los Angeles County High School of the Arts, where she studied theater and music. She won numerous awards and accolades for her singing, performing the national anthem at such high profile events as the Oakland A's baseball games and for the USO...
“ Dude, where's Jennifer Garner..? ” - dunga2000
Nadine Van der Velde
Lovely and charming brunette actress Nadine Van der Velde was born on May 14, 1962 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She made her film debut in a small role in the raunchy teen sex comedy Private School
. Nadine gave a lively and engaging performance as the spunky "April Brown" in the delightful Critters
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Leonor Varela was born on December 29, 1972 in Santiago de Chile, Chile, the daughter of Leonor Palma
, a massage therapist, and Francisco Varela
(Francisco Javier Varela Garcia), a biologist, neuroscientist, and philosopher. Her family fled to Costa Rica, leaving behind the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. They subsequently resided in Germany, USA, and France, where Varela studied...
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Viola Lynn Collins was born in Houston, Texas, to Patricia Lynn (Campbell) and Phillip Dean Collins. She attended the Juilliard School for Drama and had a great deal of Shakespearean training before being cast as "Portia" in "The Merchant of Venice". She also played "Ophelia" in a production of "Hamlet" in New York...
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Michelle Lynn Monaghan was born on March 23, 1976, in Winthrop, Iowa. She is the youngest of three children and the only daughter of Sharon (Hamel), who ran a day care center, and Robert L. Monaghan, a factory worker and farmer. She is of mostly Irish and German descent. After graduating from high school in Iowa...
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Regina Hall was born December 12, 1970 in Washington, D.C., to Ruby, a teacher, and Odie Hall, a contractor. She graduated from Fordham University in 1992, and went on to earn a master's degree in journalism from New York University before shifting to an acting career. In 1997 at age 26, she began appearing in commercials...
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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...
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Nicole "Nikki" Bilderback hails from Dallas, Tx and got her start as a dancer at the young age of 3 years old. She is proficient in contemporary, modern, lyrical, ballet, jazz and hip/hop. She is a major fitness buff and avid yogi (hot yoga), as well enjoys spin, kick boxing and is well experienced in mixed martial arts...
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Hayley Marie Norman
Hayley Marie Norman is an American film and television actress. Hayley was born and raised in Agoura Hills, California, the daughter of a retired baseball player. Her father is African-American and her mother is of Russian, German, and distant Dutch, descent. On her mother's side, Hayley is the great-granddaughter of production manager/assistant director Gene Anderson
“ Deal or No Deal? Deal! ” - dunga2000
Gina Philips, born Gina Consolo, is a native Floridian. She has one sibling, Bobby Consolo, who lives in Miami along with her parents, Fredi and Robert. None of them are involved in the business. She came close to completing her degree at the University of Pennsylvania, being only one class short of her degree before dropping out to take up acting as a full-time career...
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Rachael Leigh Cook
Minneapolis native Rachael Leigh Cook began her career as a model at the tender age of 10, gracing Milk-Bone(R) boxes and Target(R) ads nationwide in the USA. She also appeared in a now-famous (in the USA) anti-drug TV spot in which, armed with a frying pan, she bashed her way through a kitchen to show the disastrous effects of heroin...
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Sarah Alami is a professional actress and model, Born in Chicago, Illinois. Her unique beauty can be attributed to the combination of her Arabic and Irish heritage. Sarah is the face of Olay Cosmetics and has been featured in over a hundred magazines and commercials nationwide. She was first thrown into the spotlight with her role in VH1's Scream Queens season 2...
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