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Sherri Shepherd
Self, The View
Sherri Evonne Shepherd was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. When she was 11, her family moved to the suburb Hoffman Estates. Her father, Lawrence, was a food service manager at Sambos Restaurant and a church deacon, and her mother, LaVerne, cleaned homes. Sherri started her stand-up career in 1990 while working in Beverly Hills as a legal secretary...
“ Hilarious on the View ” - nathankim89
 
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Octavia Spencer
Actress, The Help
Spencer is a native of Montgomery, Alabama, which she claims is the proverbial buckle of the Bible belt. She's the sixth of seven siblings and holds a BS in Liberal Arts from Auburn University. A "closet" lover of acting, this practical Alabamian knew that she'd someday work in the film industry, but never dreamed it would be in front of the camera...
“ Loved her as Minnie ” - nathankim89
 
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Roseanne Barr
Producer, Roseanne
Roseanne Barr's story is one of the most controversial of any actresses. She dropped out of high school when she was 17 years old. After a car accident, she was admitted to a mental institution, claiming she was having nightmares and memory loss. She left the institute less than a year later. Soon after...
“ awful singer -- but hilarious rendition of the star spangled banner ” - nathankim89
 
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Will Sasso
Actor, MADtv
Will Sasso was born in Ladner, British Columbia (outside Vancouver), to a family of Italian descent. He grew up respecting comedy of all styles, thanks in part to an unhealthy relationship with the family television that began when Will was around two or three. With his mind consequently bent, Sasso decided at an early age to become an actor...
“ love his impressions ” - nathankim89
 
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Jonah Hill
Jonah Hill was born and raised in Los Angeles, the son of Sharon (Chalkin), a fashion designer and costume stylist, and Richard Feldstein, a tour accountant for Guns N' Roses. His siblings are music manager Jordan Feldstein and actress Beanie Feldstein. He graduated from Crossroads School in Santa Monica and went on to The New School in New York to study drama...
“ hmm i guess he's not as fat anymore but he seemed to be more funny when he was fat ” - nathankim89
 
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“ i love that she reps the big girls in hsm ” - nathankim89
 
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“ heard shes a bitch but she gave a stand out performance in hair spray ” - nathankim89
 
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“ She should have definitely been one of the winners on the glee project ” - nathankim89
 
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Lily Mae Harrington
Lily Mae Harrington is an American Stage, Screen and Television Actress, and Singer. She grew up in a small town on Cape Cod, where she appeared in numerous musicals and theater productions. In 2011, while an undergraduate Classical Voice Major at Westminster Choir College, she was chosen to be a contender on Season 2 of The Glee Project...
“ shes pretty sassy on the new season of the glee project. Dont really think shes going to win but we'll see ” - nathankim89
 
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Bobby Lee
Actor, MADtv
“ he is hilarious! ” - nathankim89
 
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Ashley Fink
Actress, You Again
Ashley Fink was born in Houston, Texas and began acting at a very early age. By the time she reached the age of 2, she was putting on full productions for her parents: she was no dummy, though - she charged them admission. As luck would have it, her family ended up moving to Los Angeles where Ashley began attending a performing arts high school...
“ bad girl attitude with large girl body-- confidence for sure ” - nathankim89
 
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Raven-Symoné
Self, The View
Raven-Symoné Pearman was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Lydia (Gaulden) and Christopher Pearman. At a young age, she moved to New York. While there Raven signed with the Ford Modeling Agency. They sent her out on a audition for a movie called Ghost Dad, which also starred the legendary Bill Cosby...
“ is she even fat anymore? ” - nathankim89
 
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“ her nudes are amazing ” - nathankim89
 
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Shar Jackson
Actress, Moesha
Sharisse Jackson was born in Boston, Massachusetts on September 4, 1976. Jackson is of African American and Cherokee descent on her mother's side, and of Puerto Rican and Mexican descent on her father's side. Shar Jackson has been acting since the age of three when she enrolled in the Al Fann Theatrical Ensemble...
“ she was so awesome on celebrity fit club ” - nathankim89
 
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Amber Riley
Actress, Glee
“ girl has lost a lot of weight but brings it with the vocals ” - nathankim89
 
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Alex Newell
Actor, Glee
“ glee new comer- awesome ” - nathankim89
 
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Jack Black
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...
“ loved him in the holiday amongst is other works ” - nathankim89
 
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Jason Alexander
Actor, Seinfeld
Jason Greenspan adopted the stage name Jason Alexander while still in high school in New Jersey. He was soon appearing in Broadway plays and movies, then in the hit TV series, Seinfeld, from 1990 to 1998. Alexander also directs and produces films.
“ sienfeld hilarious ” - nathankim89
 
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Josh Gad
Actor, Frozen
“ can't wait to see him in 1600 ” - nathankim89
 
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“ Tori's side kick. i get excited to see him come up every now and then on the season. ” - nathankim89
 
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Mo'Nique
Actress, Precious
Monique received a standing ovation when she stepped on stage for the first time in the hometown of Baltimore, Maryland, giving her confidence to pursue a career as a stand-up comedian. After numerous stand-up performances, she took a leap forward with one of the starring roles in The Parkers. ...
“ the parkerrssss ” - nathankim89
 
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America Ferrera
Actress, Ugly Betty
America Georgine Ferrera (born April 18, 1984) is an American actress. She is known for her leading role as Betty Suarez on the American Broadcasting Company's comedy-drama television series Ugly Betty (2006-10). Her acting garnered critical acclaim, and she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Television Series Musical or Comedy...
“ ugly betty! not so ugly! ” - nathankim89
 
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Brooke Elliott
Brooke Elliott was the star of Lifetime's hit television series Drop Dead Diva for six seasons. For her work on Drop Dead Diva , she received the 2012 Women's Image Network Award for "Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series" as well as the 2010 Gracie Award for "Female Rising Star in a Comedy Series"...
“ so sassy! ” - nathankim89