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1. Charlie Hunnam Charlie Hunnam Actor, Pacific Rim Charles Matthew Hunnam was born in Newcastle, England on April 10, 1980, to Jane (Bell), a business owner, and William Hunnam, a scrap metal merchant. At 18 years of age, he made a guest appearances in the popular TV series Byker Grove. He gained fame in Britain thanks to his television role as the love-smitten Nathan Maloney in Queer as Folk...
2. Macaulay Culkin Macaulay Culkin Actor, Home Alone Macaulay Culkin, one of the most famous American child stars, was born on August 26, 1980, in New York, New York, USA, as the third of seven children to his father Christopher Culkin (a former stage and child actor and also Macaulay's former manager) and mother Patricia Brentrup. Macaulay's mother, who is from North Dakota...
3. Jake Gyllenhaal Jake Gyllenhaal Actor, Donnie Darko Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal was born in Los Angeles, to producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner (née Achs) and director Stephen Gyllenhaal. He is the brother of actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, who played his sister in Donnie Darko. His godmother is actress Jamie Lee Curtis. His mother is from a Jewish family and his father's ancestry includes Swedish...
4. Eva Green Eva Green Actress, Casino Royale Eva Gaëlle Green was born on July 5, 1980, in Paris, France. She has a sororal twin sister. Her father, Walter Green, is a dentist who appeared in the 1966 film Au Hasard Balthazar. Her mother, Marlène Jobert, is an actress turned children's book writer. Eva's mother was born in Algeria, of Sephardi Jewish heritage (during that time...
5. Olivia Munn Olivia Munn Actress, Magic Mike Lisa Olivia Munn was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Her mother, Kim, lived in Vietnam, and is of Chinese descent, while her father, Winston Barrett Munn, is from a family with deep roots in the American South. She has four older siblings. Olivia's parents divorced when she was two, and she was raised by her mother and stepfather...
6. Channing Tatum Channing Tatum Actor, 21 Jump Street Channing Tatum was born in a small town, Cullman, Alabama, 50 miles north of Birmingham. He is the son of Kay (Faust), an airline worker, and Glenn Matthew Tatum, whose occupation was in construction. Growing up, he was full of energy and somewhat troublesome, so his parents decided to enroll him in different sports such as track and field...
7. Chris Pine Chris Pine Actor, Star Trek Chris Pine was born in Los Angeles. His parents are actors Robert Pine and Gwynne Gilford, and his maternal grandparents were Max M. Gilford, a President of the Hollywood Bar Association, and actress Anne Gwynne. His sister, Katherine Pine, has also acted. Chris's ancestry is Russian Jewish (from his maternal grandfather)...
8. Zooey Deschanel Zooey Deschanel Actress, Elf Zooey Deschanel was born in 1980 into a showbiz family. Her father, Caleb Deschanel, is an Academy Award-nominated cinematographer (perhaps most notably for The Passion of the Christ) and her mother, Mary Jo Deschanel (née Weir), is an actress who appeared in Twin Peaks. Her paternal grandfather was French, and her other roots include English, German, Scottish, Irish, and Dutch...
9. Christina Aguilera Christina Aguilera Soundtrack, Get Smart Christina Maria Aguilera was born on December 18, 1980, in Staten Island, New York, to Shelly Loraine (Fidler) and Fausto Wagner Xavier Aguilera. Her father is Ecuadorian and her mother, who is American-born, is of mostly English ancestry. Her parents divorced when she was young and she lived with her mother...
10. 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, and is the daughter of Lorelei (Frygier), a nurse, and Tom Bell, a television news director. Her mother's family is entirely Polish. Bell found her talent in entertainment at an early age...
11. Lauren Lee Smith Lauren Lee Smith Actress, Trick 'r Treat
12. Marla Sokoloff Marla Sokoloff Actress, Dude, Where's My Car? Born and raised in San Francisco, Marla Sokoloff moved to Los Angeles in 1994 and enrolled in the Los Angeles County High School of the Arts, where she studied theater and music. She won numerous awards and accolades for her singing, performing the national anthem at such high profile events as the Oakland A's baseball games and for the USO...
13. Rachel Nichols Rachel Nichols Actress, Star Trek Model and actress Rachel Emily Nichols was born in Augusta, Maine to Alison and James Nichols, a teacher. She has English, French-Canadian, German, Irish, Italian and Scottish ancestry. 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...
14. Ryan Gosling Ryan Gosling Actor, Drive Ryan Gosling was born on November 12, 1980, in London, Ontario. He is the son of Donna, a secretary, and Thomas Ray Gosling, a traveling salesman of part French-Canadian descent. Ryan 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...
15. Melissa Rauch Melissa Rauch Actress, I Love You, Man Melissa Rauch was born in Marlboro, New Jersey. She attended Marymount Manhattan College in New York City, where she received a BFA degree. While going to school, Melissa performed stand-up comedy around Manhattan, and soon made a name for herself on the NYC comedy scene. Her one-woman show, "The Miss Education of Jenna Bush"...
16. Sam Heughan Sam Heughan Actor, A Princess for Christmas
17. Laura Prepon Laura Prepon Actress, Karla Laura Prepon was born on March 7, 1980, in Watchung, New Jersey. Her father, Michael, died in 1994. Her mother's name is Marjorie. Laura is the youngest of five children--she has a brother named Brad and three sisters: Danielle, Jocelyn, and Stephanie. She attended Watchung Hills Regional High School...
18. Sarah Shahi Sarah Shahi Actress, Old School Sarah Shahi was born Aahoo Jahansouz in Euless, Texas, to an Iranian father and Spanish mother. She is a former NFL cheerleader and a descendant of a 19th-century Persian Shah. She attended Trinity High School and Dallas Southern Methodist University, studied opera and majored in English. As a teenager...
19. Christina Ricci 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...
20. Jenna Dewan Tatum Jenna Dewan Tatum Actress, Step Up Jenna Dewan is an actress, former model, and dancer. She was born on December 3, 1980 in Hartford, Connecticut, to Nancy (Bursch) and Darryll Dewan. Her father is of half Lebanese and half Polish descent, and her mother has German and English ancestry. Jenna grew up in Grapevine, Texas and discovered a love for dancing at the age of five...
21. Katee Sackhoff Katee Sackhoff Actress, Oculus
22. Zachary Levi Zachary Levi Actor, Tangled The middle child between two sisters, Zachary Levi was born as Zachary Levi Pugh, on September 29, 1980, in Lake Charles, Louisiana, to Susan (Hoctor) and Darrell Pugh. He uses his middle name as his stage surname, because his birth name, "Pugh", which is of Welsh origin, sounds too much like "Pew"; his other ancestry is English...
23. Oscar Isaac Oscar Isaac Actor, Inside Llewyn Davis Oscar Isaac was born Oscar Isaac Hernández in Guatemala, to a Guatemalan mother, Maria, and a Cuban father, Oscar Gonzalo Hernández-Cano, a pulmonologist. His maternal grandfather was of French origin. Oscar was raised in Miami, Florida. Before he became an actor, he played lead guitar and sang vocals in his band the Blinking Underdogs. He graduated from the Juilliard School in 2005...
24. Eliza Dushku Eliza Dushku Actress, True Lies 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...
25. Matthew Gray Gubler Matthew Gray Gubler Actor, (500) Days of Summer Like his character Spencer Reid from Criminal Minds, Matthew Gray Gubler comes from Las Vegas, Nevada. While he was at NYU film school, a model scout discovered him and Matthew worked for Tommy Hilfiger, Marc Jacobs, and American Eagle to name but a few. His sister Laura Dahl is a fashion designer based in New York...
26. Anna Chlumsky Anna Chlumsky Actress, My Girl
27. Katherine Waterston Katherine Waterston Actress, Inherent Vice
28. Ingrid Bolsø Berdal Ingrid Bolsø Berdal Actress, Chernobyl Diaries Ingrid Bolsø Berdal started studying music and singing in high school and after graduating she continued her music education at the University of Trondheim (NTNU), studying jazz singing and improvisation for two years. She moved to Oslo and was accepted at Oslo National Academy of Dramatic Arts (KHiO), where she studied acting for three years...
29. Jason Segel Jason Segel Actor, Despicable Me Multi-talented Jason Jordan Segel was born in Los Angeles, California, where he was raised by his parents, Jillian (Jordan), a homemaker, and Alvin Segel, a lawyer. His mother is of English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry, and his father is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent. He was educated at St. Matthew's Parish School in Pacific Palisades...
30. Ben Foster Ben Foster Actor, Lone Survivor Ben Foster was born October 29, 1980 in Boston, Massachusetts, to Gillian (Sterling) and Steven Foster, restaurant owners. During his childhood, he was moved by his parents to be raised in Fairfield, Iowa, along with his younger brother, actor Jon Foster. His paternal grandparents were both from...
31. Anna Walton Anna Walton Actress, Hellboy II: The Golden Army
32. Ben Whishaw Ben Whishaw Actor, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer Proclaimed by many critics as one of the best young actors of his generation, Benjamin John Whishaw was born in Clifton, Bedfordshire, to Linda (Hope), who works in cosmetics, and Jose Whishaw, who works in information technology. He has a twin brother, James. Ben attended Samuel Whitbread Community...
33. Kate Micucci Kate Micucci Actress, When in Rome Kate was born in New Jersey and spent most of her school years in Pennsylvania. As a kid she focused on playing outside in the woods and playing classical piano. In college she majored in art, focusing on painting and making puppets. She received an A.A. in Fine Arts from Keystone College. After a small stint watering banana and pineapple plants in Hawaii...
34. Minka Kelly Minka Kelly Actress, (500) Days of Summer Minka Kelly was born in Los Angeles, California and she is the only child of former Aerosmith guitarist, Rick Dufay, and Maureen Kelly, an exotic dancer and single mother who often moved with her daughter to different communities before settling in Albuquerque, New Mexico, by the time Minka was in junior high school...
35. Kim Kardashian West Kim Kardashian West Self, Kim Kardashian: Fit in Your Jeans by Friday - Amazing Abs Body Sculpt TV star, entrepreneur, fashion designer, and author (New York Times best-seller - "Kardashian Konfidential"), Kim Kardashian was born in Los Angeles, California, to Kris Jenner (née Kristen Mary Houghton) and attorney Robert Kardashian. Her father was of Armenian descent and her mother is of mostly English ancestry...
36. Kristen Connolly Kristen Connolly Actress, The Cabin in the Woods
37. Rebecca Harrell Tickell Rebecca Harrell Tickell Actress, Prancer Rebecca Harrell grew up in Hinesburg, Vermont. Her adopted father, a psychiatrist, and biological mother, an artist, recognized her talent at an early age. Having performed only in school plays that her mother directed, she went to NYC in hope of getting a voice-over agent. Her first audition ever was for the Christmas movie Prancer...
38. Jason Schwartzman Jason Schwartzman Actor, Rushmore
39. Jordana Brewster Jordana Brewster Actress, Fast & Furious 6 Raven-haired beauty Jordana Brewster was born in Panama City, Panama on April 26, 1980. Her mother, Maria João (Leal de Sousa), is a Brazilian-born model who appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 1978. Her father, Alden Brewster, is an American-born investment banker who has English and Scottish ancestry...
40. Michelle Williams Michelle Williams Actress, Shutter Island A small town girl born and raised in rural Kalispell, Montana, Michelle Williams is the daughter of Carla Ingrid (Swenson), a homemaker, and Larry Richard Williams, a commodity trader and author. Her ancestry is Norwegian, as well as German, English, Swedish, Swiss-German, Danish, Welsh, and Scottish...
41. Simon Helberg Simon Helberg Actor, Good Night, and Good Luck. Simon Helberg was born and raised in Los Angeles but despite this, and the fact that his father is the actor Sandy Helberg and his mother the casting director Harriet B. Helberg, his main interest as a young boy was karate. In his teens, though, he discovered acting and went on to study at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts where he trained at the Atlantic Theater Company...
42. Mark Webber Mark Webber Actor, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World The subject of a major TV network news magazine story, actor Mark Webber was raised by his single mother, Cheri Lynn Honkala, in the slums of North Philadelphia, where they spent a great deal of time homeless - living in cars and abandoned buildings, and struggling to survive during the harsh winters...
43. Janina Gavankar Janina Gavankar Actress, Barbershop
44. Ellen Hamilton Latzen Ellen Hamilton Latzen Actress, Fatal Attraction Discovered at an open call at age six, Ellen was chosen from well over a thousand children to play Michael Douglas' daughter in Fatal Attraction. She continued acting full-time until she left for a Vermont boarding school at age 15. After graduation, Ellen took some time off to travel and, later, began studies in glass at an art school in Oakland...
45. Rachel Miner Rachel Miner Actress, Guiding Light Rachel Miner wanted to be an actress from age two. She began working with an acting coach at eight, got an agent at nine and, by ten, had not only worked for Woody Allen, but was cast as "Michelle Bauer" on Guiding Light (a part that started as recurring and evolved into a contract role lasting nearly five years (1990-1995) and earning her three Young Artist Awards and an Emmy nomination)...
46. Max Greenfield Max Greenfield Actor, Veronica Mars
47. Sophia Myles Sophia Myles Actress, Underworld Sophia Myles, was born March 18, 1980 in England. A few years later, her brother, Oliver, was born. Her parents are Jane and Peter Myles, who is a vicar, a priest in the Anglican Church who is in charge of a parish and receives a salary but not the tithes of the church. Her mother works in publishing...
48. Ellie Kemper Ellie Kemper Actress, 21 Jump Street
49. Margarita Levieva Margarita Levieva Actress, The Invisible
50. Sarah Carter Sarah Carter Actress, Final Destination 2 Fresh out of Canada, Sarah Carter's career in Hollywood took off quickly, landing a string of series regular roles such as "Madeleine Poe", opposite James Woods, on CBS' Shark, and "Maggie", on TNT's Steven Spielberg-produced Falling Skies. With an education in fine arts and a background in musical theater...
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