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1. Scarlett Johansson Scarlett Johansson Actress, Lost in Translation 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. Scarlett showed a passion for acting at a young age and starred in many plays. She has a sister named Vanessa Johansson, a brother named Adrian, and a twin brother named Hunter Johansson born three minutes after her...
2. Shailene Woodley Shailene Woodley Actress, The Descendants Actress Shailene Woodley is the daughter of Lori and Lonnie Woodley. She has one brother, Tanner. She was educated at Simi Valley High School in California. When Woodley was four years old she began commercial modeling. Acting roles followed, and she made her screen debut in 1999's Replacing Dad. More parts followed in The District...
3. Emilia Clarke Emilia Clarke Actress, The Rains of Castamere Emilia Clarke was born in England and grew up in Berkshire. Her father is a theatre sound engineer and her mother is a businesswoman. Her father was working on a theatre production of "Show Boat" and her mother took her along to the performance. This is when, at the age of 3, her passion for drama began...
4. Mickey Rooney Mickey Rooney Actor, The Fox and the Hound Mickey Rooney was born Joe Yule Jr. on September 23, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York. He first took the stage as a toddler in his parents vaudeville act at 17 months old. He made his first film appearance in 1926. The following year, he played the lead character in the first Mickey McGuire short film. It was in this popular film series that he took the stage name Mickey Rooney...
5. Jennifer Lawrence Jennifer Lawrence Actress, The Hunger Games Academy Award Winning Actress Jennifer Lawrence, best-known for playing Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games, was born in Louisville, Kentucky on August 15, 1990. Her career began when she spent a Summer in Manhattan at the age of 14. During that time, she scored some small commercial and film roles...
6. Margot Robbie Margot Robbie Actress, The Wolf of Wall Street Australian actress Margot Robbie was raised on the Gold Coast, spending much of her time at the farm belonging to her grandparents. She attended and graduated from Somerset College. In her late teens, she moved to Melbourne to pursue an acting career. Her first break came when she appeared in two films directed by Aash Aaron - Vigilante and I.C.U....
7. Kristen Bell Kristen Bell Actress, Frozen Kristen Anne Bell (born in 1980) is an American actress and singer, born and raised in Michigan. Bell found her talent in entertainment at an early age. In 1992, she went to her first audition and won a role in Raggedy Ann and Andy. Bell's mother established her with an agent before she was 13, and she was cast in newspaper advertisements and television commercials...
8. Anna Kendrick Anna Kendrick Actress, Pitch Perfect For her role as "Dinah" in "High Society" on Broadway, Anna Kendrick was nominated for a Tony Award (second youngest ever), a Drama Desk Award, and a Fany Award (best actress featured in a musical). Her spectacular performance landed her the Drama League and Theatre World Award. She was a lead performer with Cabaret's Kit Kat Club at "Carnegie Hall Live" in My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies (1999) (TV)...
9. Emma Watson Emma Watson Actress, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born in Paris, France to English parents, Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson, who are lawyers. When Emma was five her parents divorced, and she then moved to Oxfordshire, England with her mother and younger brother, Alexander. Since the divorce, Emma's extended family has grown as her parents both have new partners...
10. Amber Heard Amber Heard Actress, Zombieland Amber Heard starred in Paranoia, opposite Harrison Ford, Liam Hemsworth and Gary Oldman. The film was released by "Relativity Media" on August 16, 2013. She also starred in Robert Rodriguez's Machete Kills, which was released by "Open Road Films" on September 13, 2013 and McG's 3 Days to Kill...
11. Tom Hardy Tom Hardy Actor, Inception With his breakthrough performance as Eames in Christopher Nolan's science fiction thriller Inception, English actor Tom Hardy has been brought to the attention of mainstream audiences worldwide. But the versatile actor has been steadily working on both stage and screen since his television debut in the mini-series Band of Brothers...
12. Robin Wright Robin Wright Actress, The Princess Bride Robin Virginia Wright was born in Dallas, Texas, but grew up in San Diego, California. She started her professional career as a model in 1980 at age 14, and worked both in Paris and Japan. After finishing high school she decided to become an actress. She got a role on the soap opera Santa Barbara...
13. Megan Fox Megan Fox Actress, Transformers Megan Denise Fox was born May 16, 1986 in Rockwood, Tennessee. Megan began her training in drama and dance at age 5 and, at age 10, moved to St. Petersburg, Florida where she continued her training and finished school. Megan began acting and modeling at age 13 after winning several awards at the 1999 American Modeling and Talent Convention in Hilton Head...
14. Katheryn Winnick Katheryn Winnick Actress, Love & Other Drugs Canadian-born Katheryn Winnick stars in The History Channel's breakout cable TV series, Vikings, now in its second season. Her role as "Lagertha" garnered her a nomination in the "Best Performance by a Lead Dramatic Actress" category at the 2014 Canadian Screen Awards. Katheryn is an accomplished martial artist...
15. Amy Adams Amy Adams Actress, Man of Steel Amy Lou Adams was born in 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. Adams sang in the school choir at Douglas County High School and was an apprentice dancer at a local dance company...
16. James Franco James Franco Actor, 127 Hours Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks, James Franco was born in Palo Alto, California on April 19, 1978. His mother, Betsy Franco, is Jewish, and his father, Doug Franco, was of Portuguese and Swedish descent. Growing up with his two younger brothers, James graduated from Palo Alto High School in 1996 and went on to attend UCLA...
17. Jennifer Connelly Jennifer Connelly Actress, Requiem for a Dream Jennifer Connelly was born in the Catskill Mountains, New York, to Ilene, 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...
18. Robert Downey Jr. Robert Downey Jr. Actor, The Avengers Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after three decades in the business. In 1992, Downey received an Academy Award nomination and won the BAFTA (British Academy Award) for Best Actor for his performance in the title role of Chaplin...
19. Peter Dinklage Peter Dinklage Actor, The Station Agent Peter Dinklage was born in Morristown, New Jersey. In 1991, he received a degree in drama from Bennington College and began his career. He continues to work in the theatre with roles in "The Killing Act", "Imperfect Love", and "Richard III". Peter Dinklage received acclaim for his first film, Living in Oblivion...
20. Tom Hiddleston Tom Hiddleston Actor, The Avengers Tom was born in Westminster, London to parents Diana and James Hiddleston. His mother is a former stage manager. His father is a scientist and was the managing director of a pharmaceutical company. He started off at the preparatory school, The Dragon School in Oxford, and by the time he was 13, he boarded at Eton College...
21. Rose Leslie Rose Leslie Actress, The Rains of Castamere Was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, near Lickleyhead Castle, where her family has lived for more than 500 years. Rose is the middle of five children and went to the local primary school in Rayne, before she went to Millfield, a co-ed public school in England. It was at Millfield that Rose really cultivated her love for acting...
22. Nicola Peltz Nicola Peltz Actress, The Last Airbender Nicola Peltz is emerging as a force to be reckoned with, on both the big and small screen. She will next be seen, starring alongside Mark Wahlberg and Jack Reynor in Michael Bay's Transformers: Age of Extinction. Peltz portrays "Tessa Yeager", the daughter of a mechanic (Wahlberg) who makes a major discovery that catches the attention of the Autobots...
23. Emma Roberts Emma Roberts Actress, We're the Millers Emma Roberts is the daughter of Oscar-nominated actor Eric Roberts, and the niece of Oscar-winner Julia Roberts. Emma was a baby when her parents divorced, and she grew up living with her mother, Kelly Cunningham. She was educated at Archer School for Girls in Los Angeles, California. As a child she spent some time on the sets of movies with her aunt Julia...
24. Russell Crowe Russell Crowe Actor, Gladiator Born in New Zealand, Russell has made his home in Australia since he was a small child. The son of movie set caterers, Russell got the acting bug early in life. Beginning as a child star on a local Australian TV show, Russell's first big break came with two films ... the first, Romper Stomper, gained him a name throughout the film community in Australia and the neighboring countries...
25. Christian Bale Christian Bale Actor, The Dark Knight Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK on January 30, 1974, to a English parents Jennifer James and David Bale. Christian's father was a commercial pilot, and the family lived in different countries throughout Bale's childhood, including England, Portugal, and the United States. Bale acknowledges the constant change was one of the influences on his career choice...
26. Christina Hendricks Christina Hendricks Actress, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes Christina Rene Hendricks was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, and grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho. Her father, Robert, worked for the forestry department, and originally came from England, and her mother, Jackie, was a psychologist. Because of her father's profession, the family moved to Fairfax, Virginia when she was 13...
27. Aaron Paul Aaron Paul Actor, Need for Speed Aaron Paul was born and raised in Idaho. His father is a retired Christian Baptist minister. While growing up, Paul took part in church programs, and performed in plays. He attended Centennial High School in Boise, Idaho. It was there, in eighth grade, that Aaron decided he wanted to become an actor...
28. Natalie Portman Natalie Portman Actress, V for Vendetta Natalie Portman was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel, to a Jewish family. She is the only child of a doctor father (from Israel) and an artist mother (from Cincinnati, Ohio), who also acts as Natalie's agent. She left Israel for Washington, D.C., when she was still very young...
29. Heath Ledger Heath Ledger Actor, The Dark Knight When a hunky, twenty-year-old heart-throb Heath Ledger first came to the attention of the public in 1999, it was all too easy to tag him as a "pretty boy" and an actor of little depth. He spent several years trying desperately to sway this image, but this was a double-edged sword. But that comes much later in his story...
30. Anthony Mackie Anthony Mackie Actor, The Hurt Locker Anthony Mackie is an American actor. He has been featured in feature films, television series and Broadway and Off-Broadway plays, including Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Drowning Crow, McReele, A Soldier's Play, and Talk, by Carl Hancock Rux, for which he won an Obie Award in 2002. In 2002, he was featured in Eminem's debut film...
31. Rachel McAdams Rachel McAdams Actress, Midnight in Paris Born on November 17, 1978, in London, Ontario, Canada, Rachel McAdams became involved with acting as a teenager and by the age of 13 was performing in Shakespearean productions in summer theater camp; she went on to graduate with honors with a BFA degree in Theater from York University. After her debut in an episode of Disney's The Famous Jett Jackson...
32. Zac Efron Zac Efron Actor, 17 Again Zachary David Alexander Efron was born on October 18, 1987, in San Luis Obispo, California. He is the son of Starla Baskett, a former secretary, and David Efron, an electrical engineer. He has a brother, Dylan. His surname, "Efron", means "lark" (a bird) in Hebrew, and comes from Zac's Ashkenazi Jewish paternal grandfather...
33. Angelina Jolie Angelina Jolie Actress, Changeling Angelina Jolie is an Oscar-winning actress who has become popular by taking on the title role in the "Lara Croft" series of blockbuster movies. Off-screen, Jolie has become prominently involved in international charity projects, especially those involving refugees. She often appears on many "most beautiful women" lists...
34. Kate Winslet Kate Winslet Actress, Titanic Ask Kate Winslet what she liked about any of her characters, and the word "ballsy" is bound to pop up at least once. The British actress has made a point of eschewing straightforward pretty-girl parts in favor of more devilish damsels; as a result, she's built an eclectic resume; that runs the gamut from Shakespearean tragedy to modern-day mysticism and erotica...
35. Kristen Stewart Kristen Stewart Actress, Twilight Though most famous for her role as Bella Swan in the Twilight saga, Kristen Stewart has been a working actor since her early years in Los Angeles, California. Her parents, John Stewart and Jules Stewart, both work in film and television. Her mother is Australian. The family includes three boys, her older brother Cameron Stewart and two adopted brothers Dana and Taylor...
36. Saoirse Ronan Saoirse Ronan Actress, Atonement Saoirse was born in New York City, New York, United States. Her father is Paul Ronan, an Irish actor, and her mother is Monica Ronan. When Saoirse was age 3, the family moved to Ireland. Saoirse grew up in County Carlow, Ireland. Saoirse made her first TV appearance with a small role in a few episodes of the TV series...
37. Elizabeth Banks Elizabeth Banks Actress, The Hunger Games 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 describes herself as having been seen as a "goody two-shoes" in her youth who was nominated for the local Harvest Queen. Banks left...
38. Amanda Bynes Amanda Bynes Actress, Easy A Amanda Laura Bynes was born on April 3, 1986, in Thousand Oaks, California. The youngest of three children, she became interested in acting and performing from the age of three, when she would say her older sister Jillian's lines with her while she performed in plays. It was from then on that her family and friends knew that she would be a star someday...
39. Charlotte Gainsbourg Charlotte Gainsbourg Actress, Melancholia Charlotte Gainsbourg was born in London, England in 1971. She is an Anglo-French actress and singer. The daughter of English actress Jane Birkin and French singer and songwriter Serge Gainsbourg was raised in Paris. Gainsbourg made her motion picture debut in 1984. In 1986, Gainsbourg won a César Award for "Most Promising Actress"...
40. Bryan Cranston Bryan Cranston Actor, Ozymandias Bryan Lee Cranston is an American actor, voice actor, writer and director. He is perhaps best-known for his roles as "Walter White" on the AMC drama series, Breaking Bad, for which he has won three consecutive Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Emmy Awards, and as "Hal", the father on the Fox situation comedy...
41. Lindsay Lohan Lindsay Lohan Actress, Herbie Fully Loaded Lindsay Dee Lohan was born in New York City on 2 July 1986 to Dina Lohan and Michael Lohan. She began her career at age three as a model at the Eileen Ford Agency, and made appearances in over 60 television commercials, including spots for The Gap, Pizza Hut, Wendy's and Jell-O (opposite Bill Cosby)...
42. Gina Carano Gina Carano Actress, Haywire Gina Joy Carano was born under a tornado warning in Dallas, Texas, to parents Dana (Cason) and Glenn Carano. Her father played for the Super Bowl Champion Dallas Cowboys as a backup quarterback for Roger Staubach and Danny White from 1977-1983. In 1984, he was the starting quarterback for the USFL Pittsburgh Maulers...
43. Josh Hutcherson Josh Hutcherson Actor, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Joshua Ryan Hutcherson was born on October 12th, 1992 in Union, Kentucky to Michelle Fightmaster and Chris Hutcherson. 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...
44. Ryan Gosling Ryan Gosling Actor, Drive Ryan Gosling was born on November 12, 1980, in London, Ontario, to Thomas and Donna Gosling, and was the second of their two children. The Gosling family, moved to Cornwall, Ontario, where Ryan grew up and was home-schooled by his mother. Ryan attended Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational High School in Cornwall...
45. Jena Malone Jena Malone Actress, Contact Jena Malone is an up-and-coming actress who has numerous accomplishments despite her young years. She is growing into being a substantial presence in the movie industry. Beginning as a child actress, and now stepping up to roles as a young adult, Malone's career path has been compared to that of Jodie Foster...
46. Tom Cruise Tom Cruise Actor, Top Gun If you had told fourteen-year-old Franciscan seminary student Thomas Cruise Mapother IV that one day in the not-too-distant future he would be considered one of the top hundred movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to become a priest. None the less...
47. Sam Claflin Sam Claflin Actor, Snow White and the Huntsman English actor Sam Claflin is the son of a finance officer father and a classroom assistant mother. As a child he was football mad often going to see his local team Norwich City and he was a talented footballer, playing for Norwich schools at city level and Norfolk county level. However, he suffered 2 broken ankles and at 16 gave up thinking about a footballing career...
48. Abigail Breslin Abigail Breslin Actress, Little Miss Sunshine A native New Yorker born in that city in 1996, Breslin has been in front of the camera since the age of three, making commercials until eventually cast by Shyamalan to play Mel Gibson's daughter in Signs. Breslin's performance in Signs garnered her great praise and earned her work on television as well as additional movie roles...
49. Hailee Steinfeld Hailee Steinfeld Actress, True Grit Hailee Steinfeld was born on December 11, 1996 in LA, California. After, Hailee was raised in Thousand Oaks, California. She is the daughter of Cheri Steinfeld and Peter Steinfeld, and has a brother, Griffin Steinfeld. At the early age, she appeared in several short films to gain experience. She played the role of Talia Alden in She's a Fox...
50. Sylvester Stallone Sylvester Stallone Actor, Rocky This athletically built, dark-haired American actor/screenwriter/director of European parentage may never be mentioned by old-school film critics in the same breath as, say, Richard Burton or Alec Guinness; however, movie fans worldwide have been flocking to see Stallone's films for over 30 years, making "Sly" one of Hollywood's biggest-ever box office draws...
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