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Nicole Kidman
Actress, Moulin Rouge!
Elegant blonde Nicole Kidman, known as one of Hollywood's top Australian imports, was actually born in Honolulu, Hawaii, while her Australian parents were there on educational visas. Kidman is the daughter of Janelle Ann (Glenny), a nursing instructor, and Antony David Kidman, a biochemist and clinical psychologist...
Gillian Anderson
Actress, The X-Files
Gillian Anderson was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Rosemary Alyce (Lane), a computer analyst, and Homer Edward Anderson III, who owned a film post-production company. She has English, German, and Irish ancestry. Gillian started her career as a member of an amateur actor group while at high school. In 1987...
Gwyneth Paltrow
Actress, Se7en
A tall, wafer thin, delicate beauty, Gwyneth Kate Paltrow was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of noted producer and director Bruce Paltrow and Tony award-winning actress Blythe Danner. Her father was from a Jewish family, while her mother has German, and some English and Irish, ancestry. When Gwyneth was eleven...
Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (Gamble), an Australian teacher and property developer, and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., an American advertising executive, originally from Texas. She has an older brother and a younger sister. When she was ten years old...
Jennifer Connelly
Jennifer Connelly was born in the Catskill Mountains, New York, to Ilene (Schuman), a dealer of antiques, and Gerard Connelly, a clothing manufacturer. Her father had Irish and Norwegian ancestry, and her mother was from a Jewish immigrant family. Jennifer grew up in Brooklyn Heights, just across the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan...
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Actress, Chicago
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)...
Renée Zellweger
Renée Kathleen Zellweger was born on April 25, 1969, in Katy, Texas, USA. Her mother, Kjellfrid Irene (Andreassen), is a Norwegian-born former nurse and midwife, of Norwegian, Kven (Finnish), and Swedish descent. Her father, Emil Erich Zellweger, is a Swiss-born engineer. The two married in 1963. Renée has a brother named Drew Zellweger...
Penélope Cruz
Known outside her native country as the "Spanish enchantress", Penélope Cruz Sánchez was born in Madrid to Eduardo Cruz, a retailer, and Encarna Sánchez, a hairdresser. As a toddler, she was already a compulsive performer, re-enacting TV commercials for her family's amusement, but she decided to focus her energies on dance...
Cameron Diaz
A tall, strikingly attractive blue-eyed natural blonde, Cameron Diaz was born in 1972 in San Diego, the daughter of a Cuban-American father and an Anglo-German mother. Self described as "adventurous, independent and a tough kid," Cameron left home at 16 and for the next 5 years lived in such varied locales as Japan...
Milla Jovovich
Milla Jovovich is an Ukrainian-born actress, supermodel, fashion designer, singer and public figure, who was on the cover of more than a hundred magazines, and starred in such films as The Fifth Element, Ultraviolet, and the Resident Evil franchise. Milica Bogdanovna Jovovich was born on December 17...
Sandra Bullock
Actress, Gravity
Sandra Annette Bullock was born in Arlington, a Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C. Her mother, Helga Bullock (née Helga Mathilde Meyer), was a German opera singer. Her father, John W. Bullock, was an American voice teacher, who was born in Alabama, of Irish, English, French, and German descent. Sandra grew up on the road with her parents and younger sister...
Michelle Pfeiffer
Actress, Scarface
Michelle Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, California, to Donna Jean (Taverna) and Richard Pfeiffer, a heating and air-conditioning contractor. She has an older brother and two younger sisters - Dedee Pfeiffer and Lori Pfeiffer, who both dabbled in acting and modeling but decided against making it their life's work...
Amy Adams
Actress, Arrival
Amy Lou Adams was born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy, to American parents, Kathryn (Hicken) and Richard Kent Adams, a U.S. serviceman who was stationed at Caserma Ederle in Italy at the time. 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...
Emma Watson
Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born in Paris, France, to English parents, Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson, both lawyers. She moved to Oxfordshire when she was five, where she attended the Dragon School. From the age of six, Emma knew that she wanted to be an actress and, for a number of years, she trained at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts...
Keira Knightley
Keira Christina Knightley was born in the South West Greater London suburb of Richmond on March 26th 1985. She is the daughter of actor Will Knightley and actress turned playwright Sharman Macdonald. An older brother, Caleb Knightley, was born in 1979. Her father is English, while her Scottish-born mother is of Scottish and Welsh origin...
Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman is the first person born in the 1980s to have won the Academy Award for Best Actress (for Black Swan). Natalie was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, an Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born artist (from Cincinnati...
Julia Roberts
Actress, Notting Hill
Julia Fiona Roberts never dreamed she would become the most popular actress in America. She was born in Smyrna, Georgia, to Betty Lou (Bredemus) and Walter Grady Roberts, one-time actors and playwrights, and is of English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, German, and Swedish descent. As a child, due to her love of animals...
Kathy Bates
Actress, Titanic
Multi-talented Kathleen Doyle Bates was born on June 28, 1948, and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She is the youngest of three girls born to Bertye Kathleen (Talbot), a homemaker, and Langdon Doyle Bates, a mechanical engineer. Her grandfather was author Finis L. Bates. Kathy has English, as well as Irish...
Carrie-Anne Moss
Actress, The Matrix
Carrie-Anne Moss was born on August 21, 1967, in Vancouver, British Columbia, the youngest of two children of Barbara and Melvyn Moss. At age 20, she moved to Europe to pursue a career in modeling; in Spain she was cast in a regular role in the TV show Dark Justice, which was produced in Barcelona for its first season...
Margot Kidder
Actress, Superman
Margot Kidder was born Margaret Ruth Kidder in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, to Jocelyn Mary "Jill" (Wilson), a history teacher from British Columbia, and Kendall Kidder, a New Mexico-born mining engineer and explosives expert. Margot was a delightful child who took pride in everything she did...
Goldie Hawn
Goldie Jeanne Hawn was born in Washington D.C., to Laura Hawn (née Steinhoff), a jewelry shop/dance school owner, and Rut Hawn, a band musician. She has a sister, Patti Hawn, and a brother, Edward, who died in infancy before her birth. She was raised in the Jewish religion. Her mother was Jewish and the daughter of Hungarian immigrants...
Jodie Foster
Alicia Christian Foster was born in Los Angeles on November 19, 1962. She is the daughter of Evelyn Ella "Brandy" (Almond) and Lucius Fisher Foster III, an Air Force lieutenant colonel and later real estate broker. Brandy had filed for divorce in 1959 after having three children with Lucius, but the exes had a brief re-encounter in 1962 which resulted in Alicia's birth...
Ellen Burstyn
Actress, Interstellar
Ellen Burstyn was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Correine Marie (Hamel) and John Austin Gillooly. She is of mostly Irish, German, and French-Canadian descent. Ellen worked a number of jobs before she became an actress. At 14, she was a short-order cook at a lunch counter. After graduating from Detroit's Cass Technical High School...
Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter is an actress of great versatility, one of the UK's finest and most successful. Bonham Carter was born May 26, 1966 in Golders Green, London, England, the youngest of three children of Elena (née Propper de Callejón), a psychotherapist, and Raymond Bonham Carter, a merchant banker...
Sally Field
Actress, Forrest Gump
Sally Margaret Field was born in 1946 in Pasadena, California, to actress Margaret Field (née Morlan) and salesman Richard Dryden Field. Her parents divorced in 1950 and her mother then married stuntman Jock Mahoney, and they had a daughter, Princess O'Mahoney. She also has a brother, Richard Field. Sally attended Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, California...
Shirley MacLaine
Actress, The Apartment
Shirley MacLaine was born Shirley MacLean Beaty in Richmond, Virginia. Her mother, Kathlyn Corinne (MacLean), was a drama teacher from Nova Scotia, Canada, and her father, Ira Owens Beaty, a professor of psychology and real estate agent, was from Virginia. Her brother, Warren Beatty, was born on March 30, 1937. Her ancestry includes English and Scottish...
Clea DuVall
Actress, Argo
Clea DuVall was born in Los Angeles on September 25, 1977, to Rosemary (Hatch) and actor Steph DuVall. DuVall's teenage years presented her with many challenges. Her parents divorced when she was twelve, and, when her mother remarried, DuVall moved out because she did not feel at home in the newly-reconstituted family...
“ クレア・デュヴァル
1996 リトル・ウィッチーズ Little Witches
1997 アラーミスト Life During Wartime
1997 Niagara, Niagara
1998 How to Make the Cruelest Month
1998 Girl
1998 待ちきれなくて… Can't Hardly Wait
1998 パラサイト The Faculty
1999 A Slipping-Down Life
1999 シーズ・オール・ザット She's All That
1999 Wildflowers
1999 ノイズ The Astronaut's Wife
1999 Go!Go!チアーズ But I'm a Cheerleader
1999 17歳のカルテ Girl, Interrupted
2000 ノンストップ・ガール Committed
2001 ゴースト・オブ・マーズ Ghosts of Mars
2001 Thirteen Conversations About One Thing
2002 ララミー・プロジェクト The Laramie Project
2002 The Slaughter Rule
2003 アイデンティティー Identity
2003 21グラム 21 Grams
2003 THE JUON/呪怨 The Grudge
2006 ラスト・トゥー・ウィークス Two Weeks
2007 ゾディアック Zodiac
2007 Ten Inch Hero
2007 ちっちゃなパイパイ大作戦! Itty Bitty Titty Committee
2007 ウィレム・デフォー セブン:ビギンズ ~彩られた猟奇~ Anamorph
2008 パッセンジャーズ Passengers
2009 実験室KR-13 The Killing Room
2010 ディア・ブラザー Conviction
2012 アルゴ Argo ” - spinspinhead
Claire Danes
New Yorker Claire Catherine Danes was born in Manhattan, the daughter of Carla (Hall), a day-care provider and artist, and Christopher Danes, a computer consultant and photographer. She has an older brother, Asa. Her paternal grandfather, Gibson Andrew Danes, was a Dean of the Yale School of Art and Architecture. She is of mostly German and British Isles descent...
“ クレア・デインズ
1994 若草物語 Little Women   
1995 キルトに綴る愛 How to Make an American Quilt
1995 ホーム・フォー・ザ・ホリデイ Home for the Holidays
1996 プラトニック・ゲーム I love you, I love you not
1996 ロミオ+ジュリエット Romeo + Juliet
1997 自由な女神たち Polish Wedding
1997 Uターン U Turn
1997 レインメーカー The Rainmaker
1998 レ・ミゼラブル Les Misérables
1999 モッド・スクワッド The Mod Squad
1999 ブロークダウン・パレス Brokedown Palace
2002 17歳の処方箋 Igby Goes Down
2002 めぐりあう時間たち The Hours
2003 ターミネーター3 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
2003 アンビリーバブル IT'S ALL ABOUT LOVE
2005 幸せのポートレート The Family Stone
2005 Shopgirl/恋の商品価値 SHOPGIRL
2007 消えた天使 The Flock
2007 スターダスト Stardust
2007 いつか眠りにつく前に Evening
2009 僕と彼女とオーソン・ウェルズ Me and Orson Welles
2010 テンプル・グランディン 自閉症とともに Temple Grandin
2011-継続中 HOMELAND(TV) ” - spinspinhead
Emily Watson
Actress, Corpse Bride
Emily Watson was born and raised in London, the daughter of Katharine (Venables), an English teacher, and Richard Watson, an architect. After a self-described sheltered upbringing, Watson attended university for three years in Bristol, studying English literature. She applied to drama school and was rejected on her first attempt...
“ エミリー・ワトソン
1996 奇跡の海 Breaking the Waves
1997 ボクサー The Boxer
1998 ほんとうのジャクリーヌ・デュ・プレ Hilary and Jackie
1999 クレイドル・ウィル・ロック Cradle Will Rock
1999 アンジェラの灰 Angela's Ashes
2000 愛のエチュード The Luzhin Defence
2001 ゴスフォード・パーク Gosford Park
2002 パンチドランク・ラブ Punch-Drunk Love
2002 レッド・ドラゴン Red Dragon
2002 リベリオン Equilibrium
2004 ライフ・イズ・コメディ! ピーター・セラーズの愛し方 The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
2005 孤独な嘘 Separate Lies
2005 コープスブライド Corpse Bride
2005 プロポジション -血の誓約- The Proposition
2006 ミス・ポター Miss Potter
2006 タイムクルセイド ドルフと聖地騎士団 Crusade in Jeans
2007 ウォーター・ホース The Water Horse
2008 脳内ニューヨーク Synecdoche, New York
2011 戦火の馬 War Horse
2012 オレンジと太陽 Oranges and Sunshine
2013 やさしい本泥棒 THE BOOK THIEF ” - spinspinhead
Sarah Polley
Sarah Polley is an actress and director renowned in her native Canada for her political activism. Blessed with an extremely expressive face that enables directors to minimize dialog due to her uncanny ability to suggest a character's thoughts, Polley has become a favorite of critics for her sensitive portraits of wounded and conflicted young women in independent films...
Christina Ricci
Actress, Sleepy Hollow
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...
Winona Ryder
Winona Ryder was born Winona Laura Horowitz in Olmsted County, Minnesota, and was named after a nearby town, Winona, Minnesota. She is the daughter of Cynthia (Istas), an author and video producer, and Michael Horowitz, a publisher and bookseller. Her father's family is Russian Jewish and Romanian Jewish...
Angelina Jolie
Actress, Maleficent
Angelina Jolie is an Oscar-winning actress who became popular after playing the title role in the "Lara Croft" blockbuster movies, as well as Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Wanted, Salt and Maleficent. Off-screen, Jolie has become prominently involved in international charity projects, especially those involving refugees...
Kathleen Turner
Kathleen Turner was born June 19, 1954 in Springfield, Missouri, to Patsy (Magee) and Allen Richard Turner, a U.S. Foreign Service officer. She graduated from American School in London in 1972. After the death of her father, the Turner family moved back to the United States where Kathleen later enrolled at Missouri State University for two years...
Joan Allen
Actress, Face/Off
Joan Allen was born on August 20, 1956 in Rochelle, Illinois, the youngest of four children. She is the daughter of homemaker Dorothea Marie (Wirth) and gas station owner James Jefferson Allen. Her mother's family was German, and her father had English, Scots-Irish, and German ancestry. She attended Rochelle Township High School where she was voted most likely to succeed...
Linda Hamilton
Born in Salisbury, Maryland, USA, following high school Linda studied for two years at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, before moving on to acting studies in New York. In New York she attended acting workshops given by Lee Strasberg. Her first parts were small parts in TV series, with her biggest break coming with her role in The Terminator...
“ リンダ・ハミルトン
1982 暗殺遊戯/キャンパスは凶弾のデスマッチ Tag: The Assassination Game
1984 チルドレン・オブ・ザ・コーン Children of the Corn
1984 ターミネーター The Terminator
1986 ブラックライダー Black Moon Rising
1986 キングコング2 King Kong Lives
1990 Mr.デスティニー Mr. Destiny
1991 ターミネーター2 Terminator 2: Judgment Day
1994 精神分析医J Silent Fall
1995 多重人格 Separate Lives
1997 ザ・ターゲット Shadow Conspiracy
1997 ダンテズ・ピーク Dante's Peak
2005 アメリカの森 レニーとの約束 Missing in America
2006 愛を問うひと Broken
2009 ターミネーター4 Terminator Salvation 声のみ ” - spinspinhead
Geena Davis
Actress, Beetlejuice
As a child, Geena dreamed of being an actress. While in high school, she felt left out and had low self-esteem because, at 6 feet, she was the tallest girl in school. After high school graduation, Geena entered New England College in New Hampshire and then transferred the next year to Boston University...
“ ジーナ・デイヴィス
1982 トッツィー Tootsie
1985 フレッチ/殺人方程式 Fletch
1985 トランシルバニア 6-5000 Transylvania 6-5000
1986 ザ・フライ The Fly
1988 ビートルジュース Beetlejuice
1988 偶然の旅行者 The Accidental Tourist
1989 ボクの彼女は地球人 Earth Girls Are Easy)
1990 クイック・チェンジ Quick Change
1991 テルマ&ルイーズ Thelma & Louise
1992 プリティ・リーグ A League of Their Own
1992 靴をなくした天使 Hero
1994 愛に気づけば… Angie
1994 眠れない夜はあなたと Speechless
1995 カットスロート・アイランド Cutthroat Island
1996 ロング・キス・グッドナイト The Long Kiss Goodnight
1999 スチュアート・リトル Stuart Little
2002 スチュアート・リトル2 Stuart Little 2
2005 スチュアート・リトル3 森の仲間と大冒険 Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild ” - spinspinhead
Téa Leoni
Elizabeth Téa Pantaleoni was born in New York, on February 25, 1966. Her father, Anthony Pantaleoni, was a corporate lawyer, and her mother, Emily Patterson, was a dietitian and nutritionist. She is of Italian (from a paternal great-great-grandfather), Polish, English, Scottish, Irish, and German descent...
“ ティア・レオーニ
1991スウィッチ/素敵な彼女? Switch
1992 プリティ・リーグ A League of Their Own
1994 ワイアット・アープ Wyatt Earp
1995 バッドボーイズ Bad Boys
1996 アメリカの災難 Flirting with Disaster
1998 ディープ・インパクト Deep Impact
2000 天使のくれた時間 The Family Man
2001 ジュラシック・パークIII Jurassic Park III
2002 さよなら、さよならハリウッド Hollywood Ending
2004 最高のともだち House of D
2004 スパングリッシュ 太陽の国から来たママのこと Spanglish
2005 ディック&ジェーン 復讐は最高! Fun with Dick and Jane
2007 You Kill Me
2008 オー!マイ・ゴースト Ghost Town
2011 ペントハウス Tower Heist ” - spinspinhead