...in no particular order.
Eva Mendes was born in Miami, Florida but raised in Los Angeles, California of Cuban-American heritage. In college, she began acting, studying underneath acting coach Ivana Chubbuck
. This led to her desire to appear in feature films. Though taking many smaller roles in movies, she was little known until playing the girlfriend of Denzel Washington
's character in Training Day
“ Mariann Gavelo is a Peruvian actress and model probably best known for her appearance on “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” (the episode “Thunder Gun Express”) and “Casa de Mi Padre,” Mariann Gavelo’s other credits include “Bachelor Party 2: The Last Temptation” and a recurring role in the live TV show “El Gordo y La Flaca,” as well as “Sex, God, Rock n’ Roll with Stuart Davis,” among others. -www.mandatory.com ” - ronnieccollins
“ Catalina Zarate Denis is a Colombian actress and model currently residing and working in France. Denis made her film debut in 2007 with a brief appearance in the French comedy Taxi 4. She played a striptease dancer in the 2010 film Le Mac. Most recently, she plays the butt-kicking girlfriend of David Belle's character in Brick Mansions, the last film Paul Walker completed before his death in 2013. -wikipedia ” - ronnieccollins
“ Roselyn Sánchez is a Puerto Rican singer-songwriter, model, actress, producer and writer of film and television. ” - ronnieccollins
Precocious, outspoken child-teen starlet of the 1990s, Christina Ricci was born in 1980 in Santa Monica, California, the youngest of four children of Sarah (Murdoch), a realtor, and Ralph Ricci, a lawyer and therapist. She is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, and Scots-Irish descent...
Elizabeth Banks was born Elizabeth Mitchell in Pittsfield, a small city in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts near the New York border, on February 10, 1974. She is the daughter of Ann (Wallace), who worked in a bank, and Mark P. Mitchell, a factory worker. Elizabeth describes herself as having been seen as a "goody two-shoes" in her youth who was nominated for the local Harvest Queen...
Zoe Saldana was born on June 19, 1978 in Passaic, New Jersey, to Asalia Nazario and Aridio Saldaña. Her father was Dominican and her mother is Puerto Rican. She was raised in Queens, New York. When she was 10 years old, she and her family moved to the Dominican Republic where they would live for the next seven years...
Scarlett Johansson was born in New York City. Her mother, Melanie Sloan
, is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, and her father, Karsten Johansson
, is Danish. She has a sister, Vanessa Johansson
, who is also an actress, a brother, Adrian, a twin brother, Hunter Johansson
, born three minutes after her, and a paternal half-brother, Christian. Her grandfather was writer Ejner Johansson
The talented Milena "Mila" Markovna Kunis was born to a Jewish family in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, USSR (now independent Ukraine). Her mother, Elvira, is a physics teacher, her father, Mark Kunis, is a mechanical engineer, and she has an older brother named Michael. After attending one semester of college between gigs...
Kristanna Sommer Loken was born in Ghent, New York, to Rande (Porath) and Merlin "Chris" Loken. She is of half Norwegian and half German descent. She began her modeling career at the early age of 15. Encouraged by her mother, who was a model prior to her daughter's birth, Kristanna's modeling career...
“ Zulay Henao (born May 29, 1979) is a Colombian-American film and television actress. She co-starred in a number of films such as Illegal Tender (2007), Fighting (2009), Takers (2010), Boy Wonder (2011) and The Single Moms Club (2014). In 2014 she began starring as one of the lead characters in the Oprah Winfrey Network series, If Loving You Is Wrong. wikipedia ” - ronnieccollins
Although her career spans over two decades, Stacy Keibler continues to be the fresh-faced beauty that both film and television audiences adore. Stacy was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She began dancing when she was three-years-old and has a background in ballet, tap and jazz. Stacy went to school in Baltimore and was also one of Baltimore's first "Raven Cheerleaders"...
Lisa Olivia Munn was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Her mother, Kimberly Schmid, lived in Vietnam, and is of Chinese ancestry, while her father, Winston Barrett Munn, is from a family with deep roots in the American South. Olivia's parents divorced when she was two years old, and she was raised by her mother and stepfather...
“ Rebecca Jo Budig is an American actress and television presenter, best known for her role as Greenlee Smythe Lavery on the ABC soap opera All My Children. Wikipedia ” - ronnieccollins
Amber Laura Heard was born in Austin, Texas, to Patricia Paige (Parsons), an internet researcher, and David Clinton Heard, a contractor. She has English, Irish, Scottish, German, and Welsh ancestry. Heard appeared in the Academy Award-nominated film, North Country
, in which she played Charlize Theron
's character in flashbacks...
Vanessa Marcil was born on October 15, 1968, in Indio, California, to Peter Ortiz, a contractor, and Patricia Marcil Ortiz, an herbalist. She grew up in Palm Desert with her parents and her two older sisters Tina (born October 20, 1959) and Sherry (born September 7, 1962) and her older brother Sam (born November 16...
“ Traci Bingham was born January 13, 1971, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This striking beauty got her start on television shows as "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air," "The Cosby Show" and "Married with Children," but she is most well known for her role on the hit TV show "Baywatch. ” - ronnieccollins
“ Shireen Elaine Crutchfield (born December 29, 1970 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) is an actress best known for her role as Jace on the series Dark Angel and the movie Hot Boyz. She graduated from St. Bernard High School in Los Angeles, California, where she grew up. She was the lead singer of the R&B group The Good Girls from the late 1980s through the early 1990s. She models for Nous Models in Los Angeles. She has made guest appearances on shows such as The Steve Harvey Show and The Jamie Foxx Show. - From Wikipedia ” - ronnieccollins
“ Jodie Lee Ann Sweetin (born January 19, 1982) is an American actress and television personality, best known for her role as Stephanie Tanner on the long-running television sitcom Full House. - From Wikipedia ” - ronnieccollins
Eliza Dushku was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Judith (Rasmussen), a political science professor, and Philip R. Dushku, a teacher and administrator. Her father is Albanian and her mother is American (of Danish, Irish, English, and German descent). She was discovered at the end of a five-month search...
Isla Lang Fisher was born on February 3, 1976 in Muscat, Oman, to Scottish parents Elspeth Reid and Brian Fisher, who worked as a banker for the U.N. She spent her early childhood in Scotland before moving to Australia with her family in the early 1980s. From a young age, Isla showed an interest in both acting and writing...
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Jennifer Love Hewitt was born in Waco, Texas, to Patricia Mae (Shipp), a speech-language pathologist, and Herbert Daniel Hewitt, a medical technician. She has English, Scottish, and German ancestry. She got her first name from her older brother Todd Daniel Hewitt (b. November 8, 1970), who picked the name after a little blonde girl he then had a crush on...
Amy Lou Adams was born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy, to American parents Kathryn (Hicken) and Richard Kent Adams, while her father was a U.S. serviceman. She was raised in a Mormon family of seven children in Castle Rock, Colorado, and has English, as well as smaller amounts of Danish, Swiss-German, and Norwegian, ancestry...
Actress and activist Olivia Wilde is a modern-day renaissance woman. Starring in films and popular television shows, Wilde shares the screen with renowned actors while simultaneously giving back to the community. Olivia Wilde was born Olivia Jane Cockburn in New York City, to journalists Leslie Cockburn
(née Leslie Corkill Redlich) and Andrew Cockburn
Morrow grew up in Miami, Florida. She made her television debut appearance in 1992 as Wendy Mallow on the popular television program, Baywatch. From 1995 to 1996, she portrayed Rachel Gannon on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live. Morrow also had a recurring appearance on the sitcom, Family Matters as Darius McCrary (Eddie)'s girlfriend and then ex-girlfriend...
Cherie Johnson (born November 21, 1975 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA), is an American actress, author, columnist, executive producer, producer, and writer. She is of African American and Puerto Rican descent. Johnson first rose to fame, at age six, when she appeared on Punky Brewster
as the fictional character...
“ Bianca Jasmine Lawson is an American film and television actress. She is perhaps best known for regular roles in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Goode Behavior and Pretty Little Liars ” - ronnieccollins
“ Nadine E. Velazquez is an American actress and model known for her roles as Catalina Aruca on My Name Is Earl and Sofia Ruxin on The League. She has also appeared in films such as War and Flight, and is a cast member on the TV series Major Crimes. - Wikipedia ” - ronnieccollins
Juno was born in England into a showbiz family. Her mother is a producer, Amanda Temple
, and her father is the film director, Julien Temple
. She was named 'Juno' after her parents took a visit to the Grand Canyon, during pregnancy, and found they were standing on a butte of Cape Final known as Juno Temple. She has English and Scottish ancestry...
Born in the tiny town of Orangeburg, South Carolina, Angell Conwell began her journey at a very young age. After winning countless awards locally, she signed with Wilhelmina's Kids Division in New York at the age of 10. Always one to challenge herself. She begged for her parents permission to audition for August Wilson's highly acclaimed...
“ Jill Marie Jones (born January 4, 1975) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Toni Childs on the UPN/CW sitcom Girlfriends.
-From Wikipedia ” - ronnieccollins
Ksenia Solo, is best known for her roles in "Black Swan" and "Lost Girl," was born in Latvia on October 8th 1987. Her parents moved to Canada after the unrest in 1987 that lead to Latvia declaring independence from the USSR in 1990. Although she originally aspired to an actress and ballerina, as was her mother...
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...
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...
“ Katy Elizabeth Mixon grew up in Pensacola, Florida. She attended Carnegie Mellon University’s School Of Drama in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After university, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career ” - ronnieccollins
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
Charlize Theron was born in Benoni, a city in the greater Johannesburg-area, in South Africa, the only child of Gerda Theron
(née Gerda Jacoba Aletta Maritz) and Charles Jacobus Theron. She was raised on a farm outside the city. Theron is of Afrikaner (Dutch, with some French Huguenot and German) descent, and Afrikaner military figure Danie Theron was her great-great-uncle...
“ Kristen Nöel "Kristy" Swanson (born December 19, 1969) is an American actress best known for playing Buffy Summers in the 1992 film Buffy the Vampire Slayer. ” - ronnieccollins
Kristin Kreuk was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to Deanna Che, who is of Chinese ancestry, and Peter Kreuk, who is of Dutch descent. Her parents are landscape architects. She attended and graduated from Eric Hamber High School. Although she did some stage work in school, she focused more on her studies. She described herself as shy and boring...
Nikolina Konstantinova Dobreva (born January 9, 1989) is a Bulgarian-Canadian actress who plays Elena Gilbert, Katherine Pierce and Amara on The Vampire Diaries and Tatia on The Originals. She is perhaps best known for her role as Mia Jones in Degrassi: The Next Generation. Dobrev has also been featured in movies...
Vanessa Brittany Lengies, born July 21, 1985, Canadian actress, dancer and singer. She is best known for her role on American Dreams and she had a recurring role as Sugar Motta on Glee. Lengies was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to a German father and an Egyptian mother. She speaks French, English and some Arabic. Lengies graduated from Hudson High School in 2002.
“ Vanessa Lengies Born to a German father and an Egyptian mother, Lengies got her start in Canadian television on shows such as Sponk!, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Radio Active, and Popular Mechanics for Kids. ” - ronnieccollins
Suzanne Snyder was born in Park Ridge, Illinois, USA. She lived in another town in Illinois, Glenview, for seven years until her family moved to Seattle, Washington. Her plans to study pre-med were interrupted by numerous modeling assignments. Her modeling agent convinced her to audition for a guest part in the television series...
Aubrey Christina Plaza (born June 26, 1984) is an American actress and comedian known for her deadpan style. She portrayed April Ludgate on Parks and Recreation
, and after appearing in supporting roles in several films, had her first leading role in the 2012 comedy Safety Not Guaranteed
. Plaza began her career as an intern...
Elise Neal was born in Memphis, Tennessee and began dancing at age six. She contributes her success to her mother, Arletha Neal, who always supported her and drove her to numerous talent shows and recitals. After moving to New York and quickly booking many Off Broadway shows and musical revivals, she thought Broadway would be her winning ticket...
Monica Anna Maria Bellucci was born on September 30, 1964 in the Italian village of Città di Castello, Umbria, the only child of Brunella Briganti and Pasquale Bellucci. She originally pursued a career in the legal profession. While attending the University of Perugia, she modeled on the side to earn money for school...
Known for tough-chick roles, Michelle Rodriguez is proof that there is a cross between beauty and brawn. She was born Mayte Michelle Rodriguez on July 12, 1978, in Bexar County, Texas, to Carmen Milady Pared Espinal, from the Dominican Republic, and Rafael Rodríguez Santiago, who served in the U.S. Army and was originally from Puerto Rico...
Kristen Carroll Wiig was born on August 22, 1973 in Canandaigua, New York, to Laurie J. (Johnston), an artist, and Jon J. Wiig, a lake marina manager. She is of Norwegian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, English, and Scottish descent. The family moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, before settling in the Rochester...
Natassia Malthe is an accomplished ballet dancer, actress, model, and spokesperson. Natassia started her dance training at the age of 8, when she trained with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, the Goh Ballet of Vancouver and the Beijing Ballet in China. At age 13 she moved back to her home country of Norway...
“ Madelyn "Maddy" Jane Curley is an American actress and former gymnast. She competed for North Carolina Tar Heels. She was academic All American for four years. Wikipedia Best known for her role as Mina Hoyt in "Stick It" ” - ronnieccollins
Ellen Wong was born in Ontario, Canada. The first film she watched in a movie theatre was "Titanic". Her favourite actress is Kate Winslet. Her first role was on the award winning television series "This is Wonderland". She is best known for her role as Knives Chau in "Scott Pilgrim VS The World", starring alongside Michael Cera...
Amy Smart was born in Topanga Canyon, California, to Judy, who worked at a museum, and John Boden Smart, a salesman. She has German, English, and Irish ancestry. Smart was a relatively new arrival when she first gained notice for her supporting roles in the 1999 hit teen films Varsity Blues
and Outside Providence
Alison Brie was born in Hollywood, California, to Joanne (Brenner), who worked at a non-profit child care agency, and Charles Terry Schermerhorn, a musician and entertainment reporter. Her mother is Jewish and her father has Scottish, Dutch, English, German, and Norwegian ancestry. Brie grew up in the Los Angeles suburb of South Pasadena...
Lyndsy Marie Fonseca was born in Oakland, California, and was raised first in Alameda and then Moraga, California. Lyndsy competed in the International Modeling & Talent Association, where she was recognized as the second runner-up for "Young Miss Dancer of the Year" and was the first runner-up for "Miss Barbizon Young Miss Talent of the Year"...
Emily Jean "Emma" Stone was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, to Krista (Yeager), a homemaker, and Jeffrey Charles Stone, a contracting company founder and CEO. She is of Swedish (from her paternal grandfather), English, German, Scottish, and Irish descent. Stone began acting as a child as a member of the Valley Youth Theatre in Phoenix...
“ Jennifer Nicole Freeman (born October 20, 1985) is an American actress, often credited as Jennifer N. Freeman. She was born in Los Angeles, California to an African American mother and a Jewish father. Freeman is best known for playing the role of Claire Kyle in the ABC sitcom My Wife and Kids. - From Wikipedia ” - ronnieccollins
Tanya Memme has become the nations "Lifestyle and Home Staging Sweetheart". She is an award-winning actress, a former Miss World Canada and the Host/Producer of the Emmy-nominated TV Show, Sell This House
and Sell This House: Extreme
on A&E. Born and raised in Wainfleet, Ontario, Canada, with a strong Italian Catholic background and a childhood...
Diane Guerrero (born July 21, 1986) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Maritza Ramos on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black and Lina on Jane the Virgin. Among her other roles was a recurring role on Are We There Yet? Guerrero grew up in Boston and remained there after the rest of her family was deported to Colombia...
“ Diane Guerrero, a Boston native began her career as an actor in 2010. Diane had an affinity for the arts at an early age. She attended the Boston Arts Academy where she studied music in the schools vocal department. After graduating high school decided to put the arts on hold to obtain a degree in political science and communication, however soon realized her passion lied in the arts. Diane has appeared in several films including independent and short films. Diane participated in The Festival, Esperanza, Detour, My man is a loser and Ashley/ Amber, which competed in the Berlinale international film festival in Germany.
Diane has also appeared a few TV shows including Body of Proof, Are we there Yet? Blue Bloods, Person of Interest, and Brooklyn Taxi. She since she has played Amanda Nevins in the Film Emoticon and has a recurring role on the new Netflix series Orange is the New Black as Maritza Ramos. Currently she resides in New York City and is working as an actor. -facebook ” - ronnieccollins
Multiethnic (African-American / Korean) actress Denyce Lawton is best known for her four seasons on the six-time NAACP Best Comedy Series Winner series House of Payne
from producer Tyler Perry
. Denyce was born and raised in the New Jersey communities of Belmar and Neptune (familiar to viewers of the series Jersey Shore
and later moved to Washington...
Natalie Portman was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel, to a Jewish family. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, an Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born artist (from Cincinnati, Ohio), who also acts as Natalie's agent. She left Israel for Washington...
Catherine Zeta-Jones was born September 25, 1969 in Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, UK. She is the daughter of Patricia (Fair) and David James "Dai" Jones, who formerly owned a candy factory. Her father is of Welsh descent and her mother is of English, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. Her brothers are David Jones (born 1967)...
was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on Saturday, November 29th, 1976, to Karen (Bathurst), a special education teacher, and Jack Faris, a sociologist. Her ancestry includes English, German, Scottish, French, Dutch, and Welsh. Anna started acting very young but not professionally. She loved...
Jennifer Aniston was born in Sherman Oaks, California, to actors John Aniston
and Nancy Dow
. Her father is Greek, and her mother was of English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian descent. Jennifer spent a year of her childhood living in Greece with her family. Her family then relocated to New York City where her parents divorced when she was nine...
“ Christine Joan Taylor was born on July 30, 1971, in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She caught the acting bug early on and was already appearing in local stage productions by the age of 3. She attended Allentown Central Catholic High School and was molded into a very conservative teenager as a result -- but it was the '80s after all, when it was hip to be square. Christine graduated in 1989. She managed to land guest-starring roles on popular TV shows such as Dallas, Life Goes On, Saved by the Bell, and Blossom. In 1992, she got the role of Marcia Brady in the Westwood Playhouse production of The Real Live Brady Bunch. -AskMen ” - ronnieccollins
“ Denise Boutte is an American actress and model, who has appeared in the films Why Did I Get Married? as Trina. She stars in the sitcom Meet the Browns as Sasha Brown. ” - ronnieccollins
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Mary Elizabeth Winstead is a gifted actress, known for her versatile work in a variety of film and television projects. Possibly most known for her role as Ramona Flowers in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
, she has also starred in critically acclaimed independent films such as Smashed
, for which she received an Independent Spirit Award nomination...
Lily Jane Collins was born in Guildford, Surrey, England. Her father is English musician Phil Collins
, while her mother, Jill Tavelman
, who is from Los Angeles, California, was president of the Beverly Hills Women's Club for three terms. Lily moved with her mother to LA at the age of five, after her parents split up...
“ Jessica "Jess" Weixler is an American actress. She is best known as the lead character Dawn O'Keefe in the comedy-horror film Teeth and the comedy The Big Bad Swim. - Wikipedia ” - ronnieccollins
Belle was born as Camilla Belle Routh in Los Angeles, California, to Cristina, a fashion designer, and Jack Wesley Routh, who composed country music and owns a construction company. Her mother is Brazilian and her father, who is from Kingman, Kansas, has English, German, and French ancestry. Camilla is an only child...
“ Maki made a notable guest appearance on the series Bones as the androgynous Dr. Haru Tanaka. She appears in a short featurette on the Bones: Season 4 DVD entitled "Androgyny: Playing Haru Tanaka" where she discusses the role. From 2009 to 2010, Maki had a recurring role as Dawn on the ABC Family series 10 Things I Hate About You appearing on 16 episodes - Wikipedia ” - ronnieccollins
Emily Olivia Leah Blunt is a British actress known for her roles in The Young Victoria
and The Devil Wears Prada
. Blunt was born on February 23, 1983, in Roehampton, South West London, England, the second of four children in the family of Joanna Mackie
, a former actress and teacher, and Oliver Simon Peter Blunt...
Born on January 27, 1979 in London, England, actress Rosamund Mary Elizabeth Pike is the only child of a classical violinist mother, Caroline (Friend), and an opera singer father, Julian Pike. Due to her parents' work, she spent her early childhood traveling around Europe. Pike attended Badminton School in Bristol...
Julie Condra was born and grew up in Ballinger and San Antonio, Texas. At the age of 9, she began acting and appeared in local TV commercials in San Antonio. Six years later, she became a model for a short time and moved to LA at age 16. Her mother acted as her agent, and soon she appeared in several movies and TV series...
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...
Gillian was born in Los Angeles, CA to parents, Victor and Cheryl Waters. She was raised in Altadena, CA. Her background is of African-American, Blackfoot Indian and Irish descent. An all around student athlete, Gillian was a star basketball player, Homecoming Queen and a honors student in high school...