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1. Shailene Woodley Shailene Woodley Actress, The Descendants Actress Shailene Woodley was born in Simi Valley, California, to Lori (Victor), a middle school counter, and Lonnie Woodley, a school principal. 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...
2. Dave Bautista Dave Bautista Actor, Guardians of the Galaxy David Michael Bautista Jr. was born on January 18, 1969. When WCW officials told him he'd never make it in sports entertainment, Dave Bautista pushed himself to achieve his dream of being a Superstar. In May 2002, he made his debut on SmackDown using the ring name Batista, but it wasn't until a move to Raw and two victories over Kane that "The Animal" began to make noise in the WWE Universe...
3. 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...
4. Emma Stone Emma Stone Actress, The Help Emma Stone was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, to Krista (Yeager), a homemaker, and Jeffrey 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...
5. Megan Fox Megan Fox Actress, Transformers Megan Denise Fox was born May 16, 1986 in Rockwood, Tennessee, to Gloria Darlene (Cisson) and Franklin Thomas Fox, a parole officer. 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...
6. Emma Watson Emma Watson Actress, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Emma 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...
7. Jessica Alba Jessica Alba Actress, Sin City Jessica Alba was born in Pomona, California, on April 28, 1981, to Catherine (Jensen), who is of Danish and French-Canadian descent, and Mark Alba, who is of Mexican ancestry. Her family moved to Biloxi, Mississippi, when she was an infant. Three years later, her Air Force father brought the family back to California...
8. Ronda Rousey Ronda Rousey Self, Ladies First Ronda Rousey burst onto the women's MMA scene in August of 2010. Born in Riverside County, California on February 1, 1987 to parents Ron Rousey and AnnMaria DeMars, little Ronda was born with an umbilical cord wrapped around her neck that damaged her vocal chords. She didn't speak coherently until the age of six...
9. Andrew Garfield Andrew Garfield Actor, The Amazing Spider-Man Andrew Russell Garfield was born in Los Angeles, California, to a British-born mother, Lynn (Hillman), and an American-born father, Richard Garfield. When he was three, he moved to Surrey, U.K., with his parents and older brother. Andrew was raised Jewish. He went to a private school, the City of London Freemen's School...
10. Leonardo DiCaprio Leonardo DiCaprio Actor, Inception Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3, to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s, as the hunky lead actor in movies such as Romeo + Juliet and Titanic...
11. Johnny Depp Johnny Depp Actor, Edward Scissorhands Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood, who has recuperated his image greatly since his portrayal of Captain Jack Sparrow in the acclaimed Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer...
12. Imogen Poots Imogen Poots Actress, Need for Speed British actress Imogen Poots is the daughter of English-born Fiona and Trevor Poots, a Northern Ireland-born television producer. She was educated at Bute House Preparatory School for Girls, Queen's Gate School for Girls and Latymer Upper School, all in London. When she was a teenager she began attending the Youngblood Theatre Company, and developed a love of acting...
13. Jason Statham Jason Statham Actor, The Transporter Jason Statham has done quite a lot in a short time. He has been a Diver on the British National Diving Team and finished 12th in the World Championships in 1992. He has also been a fashion model, black market salesman and finally of course, actor. He got the audition for his debut role as Bacon in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels through French Connection...
14. Aaron Paul Aaron Paul Actor, Need for Speed Aaron Paul was born and raised in Emmett, Idaho, to Darla (Haynes) and Robert Sturtevant, a retired 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...
15. Mickey Rourke Mickey Rourke Actor, The Wrestler Mickey Rourke was born Phillip Andre Rourke, Jr., in Schenectady, New York, in 1952, the son of Annette (Cameron) and Phillip Rourke. He is of Irish (father) and French, Scottish, English, and German (mother) descent. When he was 6 years old, his parents divorced. A year later, his mother married Eugene Addis...
16. Christian Bale Christian Bale Actor, The Dark Knight Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK on January 30, 1974, to English parents Jennifer "Jenny" (James) and David Charles Howard Bale. His mother was a circus performer and his father, who was born in South Africa, was a commercial pilot. The family lived in different countries throughout Bale's childhood...
17. Ansel Elgort Ansel Elgort Actor, The Fault in Our Stars Ansel Elgort is an American actor, known for playing the male lead, Augustus Waters, in the romance The Fault in Our Stars. Ansel was born in New York City, to photographer Arthur Elgort and opera director Grethe Barrett Holby. His father is of Russian Jewish heritage, while his mother has English, German, and Norwegian ancestry...
18. Taissa Farmiga Taissa Farmiga Actress, The Bling Ring Taissa is the youngest of seven children and is the younger sister of Vera Farmiga, who is 21 years her senior. Unlike her sister, Taissa had no interest in becoming an actor. However, she managed to persuade Taissa to make her acting debut in Vera's directorial-debut Higher Ground. Also playing the lead in the film...
19. Kristen Wiig Kristen Wiig Actress, Bridesmaids Kristen Carroll Wiig was born on August 22, 1973 in Canandaigua, New York, to Laurie and Jon J. Wiig. She is of Norwegian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, English, and Scottish descent. The family moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, before settling in the Rochester, New York. When Wiig was 9 years old, her parents divorced and she lived with her mother and older brother Erik...
20. Dakota Fanning Dakota Fanning Actress, War of the Worlds Hannah Dakota Fanning was born on the 23rd of February 1994, in Conyers, Georgia, USA, to Heather (Arrington) and Steven Fanning. She is of Irish, English, German, and French descent. Before her debut into the cinematic world, Dakota did her own acting around her house. She was very active for her age...
21. Demi Lovato Demi Lovato Soundtrack, Frozen Demetria Devonne Lovato was born on August 20, 1992 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA to Dianna Hart, who was a former Dallas Cowboy cheerleader. Demi is the middle of 3 children, she has 2 other sisters, Dallas Lovato and Madison De La Garza. Growing up, Demi won several talent contests and performed in famous venues...
22. Dane DeHaan Dane DeHaan Actor, Chronicle Dane DeHaan is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He is most known for his portrayal of Jesse on HBO's critically acclaimed drama series In Treatment, starred in the third season of the series alongside Gabriel Byrne. DeHaan made his Broadway debut in 2008 with American Buffalo...
23. Robert De Niro Robert De Niro Actor, Goodfellas Robert De Niro, thought of as one of the greatest American actors of all time, was born in New York City, to artists Virginia (Admiral) and Robert De Niro Sr.. His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestry is Irish, Dutch, English, French, and German. He was trained at the Stella Adler Conservatory and the American Workshop...
24. Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Soundtrack, The Hunger Games Taylor Swift is a multi-Grammy award-winning American singer/songwriter who, in 2010 and at the age of 20, became the youngest artist in history to win the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. In 2011, Swift was named Billboard's Woman of the Year. Additionally Swift has been named the American Music Awards Artist of the Year...
25. 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...
26. Dakota Johnson Dakota Johnson Actress, 21 Jump Street Dakota Mayi Johnson is an American fashion model and actress. She is the daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, and her maternal grandmother is actress Tippi Hedren. In 1999, she made her film debut in Crazy in Alabama, where she and her half-sister, Stella Banderas, played the daughters to their real-life mother...
27. Arnold Schwarzenegger Arnold Schwarzenegger Actor, The Terminator With an almost unpronounceable surname and a thick Austrian accent, who would have ever believed that a brash, quick talking bodybuilder from a small European village would become one of Hollywood's biggest stars, marry into the prestigious Kennedy family, amass a fortune via shrewd investments and one day be the Governor of California!...
28. Joseph Gordon-Levitt Joseph Gordon-Levitt Actor, Inception Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born on February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California to parents Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt. Joseph was raised in a Jewish family with his late older brother, Dan Gordon-Levitt, who passed away in October 2010. His parents worked for the Pacifica Radio station KPFK-FM and his maternal grandfather...
29. Taylor Schilling Taylor Schilling Actress, The Lucky One Taylor Schilling was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Her father, Robert, is a former prosecutor, and her mother, Patricia "Tish" (Miller), works in administration at MIT. Taylor attended Wayland High School, but graduated from West Roxbury High School in 2002, and made her film debut in Dark Matter...
30. Lizzy Caplan Lizzy Caplan Actress, Cloverfield Actress Lizzy Caplan was born and raised in Los Angeles. She was educated at Alexander Hamilton High School, where she showed an interest in acting and was cast in school plays. After graduating, Caplan made her onscreen debut in the TV movie From Where I Sit. Other roles followed in TV shows such as Freaks and Geeks...
31. Rosamund Pike Rosamund Pike Actress, Pride & Prejudice Born on January 28, 1979 in London, England, actress Rosamund Pike is the only child of a classical violinist mother and an opera singer father. Due to her parents' work, she spent her early childhood traveling around Europe, and speaks fluent German and French as a result. Pike attended Badminton School in Bristol...
32. Lena Headey Lena Headey Actress, 300 Lena Headey is a British actress, she was born in Bermuda, to parents from Yorkshire, England, where she was also raised. She is the daughter of Sue and John Headey, a police officer. Headey is best known for her appearances in The Brothers Grimm, Possession, and The Remains of the Day. Headey stars as Queen Gorgo, a heroic Spartan woman in the period film 300, by director Zack Snyder...
33. Mark Wahlberg Mark Wahlberg Actor, Boogie Nights Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg was born June 5th, 1971 in the poor working class district of Boston known as Dorchester, the youngest of nine children. His parents were Alma & Donald Wahlberg. The large Wahlberg brood didn't have a lot growing up, especially after his parents divorced when he was eleven...
34. Patrick Swayze Patrick Swayze Actor, Ghost Patrick Wayne Swayze was born on August 18, 1952 in Houston, Texas, to Patsy Yvonne Helen (Karnes) and Jesse Wayne Swayze, a chemical plant engineer draftsman. His mother, choreographer Patsy Swayze, owned a dance school in Houston, where Patrick was also a student. His father passed away in 1982...
35. Olivia Wilde Olivia Wilde Actress, Rush Olivia Wilde was born Olivia Jane Cockburn in New York City, to journalists Leslie and Andrew Cockburn. Her father is from an upper-class British family, and her mother, who is American-born, is of English, Irish, German, and Manx descent. Olivia was raised in Washington, D.C. and went to school there...
36. Edward Norton Edward Norton Actor, Fight Club Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland. His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer James Rouse, who developed Columbia, MD; she passed away of brain cancer on March 6...
37. Rachel McAdams Rachel McAdams Actress, Midnight in Paris Rachel McAdams was born on November 17, 1978, in London, Ontario, Canada, to Sandra (Gale), a nurse, and Lance McAdams, a truck driver and furniture mover. She is of English, Welsh, Irish, and Scottish descent. Rachel became involved with acting as a teenager and by the age of 13 was performing in Shakespearean...
38. 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...
39. Mel Gibson Mel Gibson Actor, Braveheart Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born on January 3, 1956, in Peekskill, New York, USA as the sixth of eleven children to parents Hutton Gibson, a railroad brakeman, and Anne Patricia (Reilly) Gibson (who died in December of 1990). His mother was Irish, and his father had Irish-Australian ancestry...
40. Dwayne Johnson Dwayne Johnson Actor, Fast & Furious 6 Dwayne Douglas Johnson was born in Hayward, California on May 2nd 1972 to Ata Johnson (née Maivia) and Canadian-born professional wrestler Rocky Johnson. His father is of Black Nova Scotian descent, and his mother is of Samoan background (her own father was Peter Fanene Maivia, also a professional wrestler)...
41. Marion Cotillard Marion Cotillard Actress, The Dark Knight Rises 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. Raised in Orléans, France, she made her acting debut as a child with a role in one of her father's plays...
42. Jason Momoa Jason Momoa Actor, Conan the Barbarian Born Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa in Honolulu, Hawaii, on August 1st, 1979, Jason was raised in Norwalk, Iowa by his mother. After high school, he moved to Hawaii where he landed a lead role out of thousands of hopefuls in the TV series, Baywatch (known as "Baywatch Hawaii" in its tenth season)...
43. 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 over four decades in the business. Born in Manhattan, New York, on April 4, 1965, Robert Downey Jr. is the son of writer, director and filmographer Robert Downey Sr. and actress Elsie (Ford) Downey...
44. Kate Beckinsale Kate Beckinsale Actress, Underworld Kate Beckinsale was born on 26 July 1973 in England, and has resided in London for most of her life. Her mother is Judy Loe, who has appeared in a number of British dramas and sitcoms and continues to work as an actress, predominantly in British television productions. Her father was Richard Beckinsale...
45. Alicia Witt Alicia Witt Actress, Two Weeks Notice Actor/singer songwriter Alicia Witt has had a nearly three-decade long career, starting with her film debut in 1984 as Alia in David Lynch's science fiction classic, 'Dune'. Alicia is on Season 5 of the Emmy-award winning FX series 'Justified' with Timothy Olyphant, in which she is heavily recurring as Wendy Crowe...
46. Kristen Bell Kristen Bell Actress, Frozen Kristen Anne Bell (born in 1980) is an American actress and singer. She was born and raised in Huntington Woods, Michigan, to Lorelei and Tom Bell. 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...
47. Sam Claflin Sam Claflin Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides English actor Sam Claflin was born in Ipswich, England, to Susan A. (Clarke), a classroom assistant, and Mark J. Claflin, a finance officer. 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...
48. Tina Majorino Tina Majorino Actress, Napoleon Dynamite Tina Majorino is clearly one of the most talented young actresses to come out of the early 1990s. She starred in three feature films that opened within three months of each other. She began her career by appearing in national television commercials before playing Sophie in the ABC television series...
49. Rachel Nichols Rachel Nichols Actress, Star Trek Model and actress Rachel Nichols was born in Augusta, Maine to Alison and James Nichols, a teacher. After graduating from high school, she attended Columbia University in New York City, where she eventually graduated with a double major in math and economics. Whilst at Columbia, she began modeling, launching a successful career with work for such high-profile companies as Guess?...
50. Denzel Washington Denzel Washington Actor, American Gangster Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He was the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at Fordham University intent on a career in journalism...
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