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1. Lin-Manuel Miranda Lin-Manuel Miranda Composer, Moana Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the first incarnation of "In the Heights" his sophomore year at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Off-Broadway, "In The Heights" received nine Drama Desk nominations, including best music, best lyrics, and it won the award for outstanding ensemble performance; received the...
2. John Carpenter John Carpenter Writer, The Fog John Howard Carpenter was born in Carthage, New York, to mother Milton Jean (Carter) and father Howard Ralph Carpenter. His family moved to Bowling Green, Kentucky, where his father, a professor, was head of the music department at Western Kentucky University. He attended Western Kentucky University and then USC film school in Los Angeles...
3. Caroline Munro Caroline Munro Actress, The Spy Who Loved Me Leggy, brunette-maned pin-up actress Caroline Munro was born in Windsor and lived in Rottingdean near Brighton where she attended a Catholic Convent School. By chance, her mother and a photographer entered her picture in a "Face of the Year" competition for the British newspaper The Evening News and won...
4. Marwan Kenzari Marwan Kenzari Actor, What Happened to Monday Marwan Kenzari is an award-winning Dutch actor. He received critical acclaim for his powerful and brooding performance in the Dutch crime drama Wolf, in which he plays a recently paroled Moroccan immigrant struggling to toe the line between promising boxer and rising criminal enforcer. His performance won him the Golden Calf for Best Actor at the Netherlands Film Festival in 2013...
5. Birgitte Hjort Sørensen Birgitte Hjort Sørensen Actress, Automata
6. Josie Davis Josie Davis Actress, Hawaii Five-0 This Hollywood, California native has been acting all of her life. Josie Davis began her career at the age of 3, starring in numerous television commercials. She was cast as a series regular on the hit television show Charles in Charge (Davis played the adorable, intelligent poet "Sarah Powell" opposite heartthrob Scott Baio). The show was rated number-one in syndication...
7. Yvonne Zima Yvonne Zima Actress, The Long Kiss Goodnight Yvonne Zima was born in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, to parents Dennis and Marie, and is the sister of actresses Madeline Zima and Vanessa Zima. "Zima", a Polish surname, is her mother's maiden name; Yvonne's maternal grandfather was of Polish descent, while her other ancestry is Italian, German, and Irish...
8. Mason Gamble Mason Gamble Actor, Dennis the Menace Mason began his film-acting career at age six when director Harold Ramis cast him in Groundhog Day. Three months later, Mason won the title role in the hit comedy, Dennis the Menace. He was chosen from twenty thousand other hopefuls in a nationwide casting call launched by John Hughes and Warner Bros...
9. Aaliyah Aaliyah Actress, Romeo Must Die Talented. Beautiful. Modest. These three words described R&B singer-turned-actress Aaliyah perfectly. Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Diane (Hankerson) and Michael Haughton. Her uncle was music manager Barry Hankerson and her brother is director Rashad Haughton. Aaliyah was raised in Detroit...
10. Richard T. Jones Richard T. Jones Actor, Event Horizon
11. Debbie Allen Debbie Allen Actress, Fame Deborah Kaye Allen was born in Houston, Texas, to African-American parents, Vivian Elizabeth (Ayers), a poet and art director, and Andrew Arthur Allen, an orthodontist. As a child, Debbie, her older brother, Andrew (called Tex), and her older sister, actress Phylicia Rashad, lived in Mexico to escape US racism...
12. Mark Steger Mark Steger Actor, I Am Legend
13. Diana Wynyard Diana Wynyard Actress, Cavalcade One of the outstanding stage actresses of her time, Diana Wynyard will always be remembered for her unforgettable performance in the British version of the thriller Gaslight (re-made in Hollywood in 1944 with Ingrid Bergman). Starring opposite the great Anton Walbrook, she played the part of terrorized Bella Mallen (driven to the point of insanity by her evil husband) with an ethereal...
14. Ricardo Darín Ricardo Darín Actor, The Secret in Their Eyes Ricardo Darín was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on January 16, 1957. He works since he was a little boy, and has obtained with the years a remarkable evolution from soap opera gallant and tv comedies to an excellent leading figure of the most importants Argentinian movies. At the age of 10 he made his debut in a play along with his parents...
15. Jake Epstein Jake Epstein Actor, Degrassi: The Next Generation Jake Epstein is a Canadian actor, singer and writer. He began his acting career in Toronto at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in a production of 'Our Town and then played the Artful Dodger in Cameron Mackintosh's 'Oliver' at the Princess of Wales Theatre. He soon made his way to the small screen landing leading roles in Degrassi: The Next Generation...
16. Heather Elizabeth Parkhurst Heather Elizabeth Parkhurst Actress, Beverly Hills Cop III
17. James May James May Self, Top Gear James May was born in the 18th century in the British city of Bristol. He studied music at university, although secretly he was thinking about old motorcycles. In his career to date he has been sacked from Autocar, let go from Driven, and relieved of his duties at CAR magazine. He previously presented Top Gear and is now one of the presenters on The Grand Tour...
18. Katy Jurado Katy Jurado Actress, High Noon Katy Jurado was born María Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado García into a wealthy family on January 16, 1924, in Guadalajara, Mexico. Her early years were spent amid luxury until her family's lands were confiscated by the federal government for redistribution to the landless peasantry. Despite the loss of property...
19. Kate Moss Kate Moss Actress, Zoolander 2 One of the more controversial supermodels, primarily because of her unusually low weight during the early part of her career. (she typified the "waif" models). Her unusual appearance (and possibly her willingness to appear nude, "It's just work") have, in a very short time, made her almost as widely recognized as Cindy Crawford.
20. Ethel Merman Ethel Merman Actress, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World Born in the Astoria section of Queens, New York City, Ethel Merman surely is the pre-eminent star of 'Broadway' musical comedy. Though untrained in singing, she could belt out a song like quite no one else, and was sought after by major songwriters such as Irving Berlin and Cole Porter. Having debuted in 1930 in "Girl Crazy...
21. Charlotte Best Charlotte Best Actress, Home and Away
22. Sidharth Malhotra Sidharth Malhotra Actor, Ek Villain
23. Eva Habermann Eva Habermann Actress, Lexx
24. Harry Carey Harry Carey Actor, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Harry Carey, the silent film star and later B-movie cowboy and A-list character actor, was--like Clint Eastwood's "Bronco Billy"--a self-made Westerner. Born on January 16, 1878, in Bronx, NY, Henry DeWitt Carey II was the son of a prominent lawyer who was the president of a sewing machine company...
25. David Chokachi David Chokachi Actor, Soul Surfer
26. Kabir Bedi Kabir Bedi Actor, Octopussy Kabir Bedi is one of India's famous international actors. His career has spanned all 3 acting mediums: film, television and theatre on 3 decades. From James Bond film "Octopussy", where he played Roger Moore's antagonist, to the smash hit Italian pirate series "Sandokan", to a year-long leading role on the "Bold and the Beautiful" watched in 146 countries...
27. Gillian White Gillian White Actress, Never Back Down: No Surrender 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...
28. Erkan Kolçak Köstendil Erkan Kolçak Köstendil Actor, Familya Erkan Kolcak Kostendil, is a Turkish actor, writer, director, and singer. Born and raised in Bursa, a large city located in northwestern Anatolia, Kostendil was considering and working towards becoming a soccer player until his path crossed with two seasoned actors who made such an impression on him that he decided to study theater at the prestigious Mimar Sinan University of the Fine Arts...
29. Dameon Clarke Dameon Clarke Actor, Borderlands 2 Dameon J. Clarke is a Canadian and American actor for films, television shows, anime and video games. He is perhaps best known for his roles in shows like "Graceland" 24, Castle, Supernatural and Prison Break as well as films How to Be a Serial Killer and I Love You Phillip Morris. He has worked with numerous Academy Award winning actors and directors in many films and TV shows...
30. Manuela Vellés Manuela Vellés Actress, Secuestrados
31. Shaun Benson Shaun Benson Actor, Channel Zero
32. Frederick Coffin Frederick Coffin Actor, Hard to Kill A solid, reliable working actor since the early 70s, Frederick Coffin was born January 16, 1943 to actress Winnie Collins, as one of five siblings. Educated at Western Reserve Academy, in Hudson, Ohio, Coffin was both an excellent athlete and student. It was at WRA that he first began theater studies; he graduated in 1961 with a BA in theater...
33. Tess Lynch Tess Lynch Self, Drunk History
34. Travis Caldwell Travis Caldwell Stunts, The Magnificent Seven Travis Caldwell, came to Los Angeles with his passion to pursue an acting career. He has studied with Michael Woolsen (The Michael Woolsen Studio), and attended 8 years of Improv classes out of his liking to perform for live audiences. He recently worked on ABC's The Gates as series regular Charlie Monohan...
35. Carrie Keranen Carrie Keranen Actress, Fringe Carrie Keranen is an American voice actress, producer, production manager, and voice director. Born on January 16, 1976 in Oak Park, Michigan as Carrie Beth Keranen, she is known for her work on Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Kill La Kill, Mobile Suit Gundam Seed, and Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir. Carrie grew up in Oak Park, Michigan and had always been involved in acting...
36. Michael Pataki Michael Pataki Actor, Rocky IV Excellent, prolific and versatile character actor Michael Pataki had a long, varied and impressive career in both movies and TV shows, alike, that spanned a little over 50 years. Pataki was born on January 16, 1938 in Youngstown, Ohio. He attended the University of Southern California as a double major in Drama and Political Science...
37. Jennifer Dale Jennifer Dale Actress, So You Said Yes
38. Tsianina Joelson Tsianina Joelson Actress, Bring It On
39. Eriko Tamura Eriko Tamura Actress, Dragonball: Evolution Eriko made her acting debut at age 14 in the highly acclaimed Asian feature film, "Flowerly Afternoon," which was directed by Kazuki Omori, best known in the U.S. for his work with the famous "Godzilla" television series. Eriko rose to fame when she joined the popular TV show "Go with the Wild!" as a series regular...
40. Peter Brocco Peter Brocco Actor, Spartacus Prolific, sharp-featured American character actor of somewhat skeletal and dishevelled appearance, accentuated later in his career by thinning hair and a scraggly goatee. A former theology student, Brocco began his career playing leading roles in stock theatre. He subsequently honed his craft touring France...
41. Marilyn Horne Marilyn Horne Actress, Carmen Jones
42. Giulia Nahmany Giulia Nahmany Actress, Love by Design Giulia Nahmany is an actress and producer, born on the 16th of January, 1983 in [Kfar Saba], [Israel] to a Jewish Ashkenazi family. Giulia showed love for the performing arts since a young age, deciding that she would pursue this as a career. She began working during her teenage years, while attending the American International school of Bucharest...
43. Josh Evans Josh Evans Actor, The Doors
44. Michelle Wild Michelle Wild Actress, Crack Her Jack 1 Michelle Wild was born on January 16, 1980, in Sátoraljaújhely, Hungary. She graduated from the Kossuth Lajos Gimnázium high school in her hometown in 1999. She worked as a phone sex operator and stripper before she got into the adult film industry at age 20 with a role in Opera. She subsequently worked for Private Media Group and LUXx Video...
45. Glen Morgan Glen Morgan Producer, The X-Files
46. Alexander Knox Alexander Knox Actor, Wilson A Presbyterian minister's son, softly-spoken, intellectual-looking Alexander Knox received his education from the University of Western Ontario, where he studied English literature. An excellent elocutionist, member of the university's Hesperian Club, he had his first fling with dramatic acting playing the lead in "Hamlet"...
47. Karl Freund Karl Freund Cinematographer, Key Largo Karl Freund, an innovative director of photography responsible for development of the three-camera system used to shoot television situation comedies, was born on January 16, 1890, in the Bohemian city of Koeniginhof, then part of the Austria-Hungarian Empire (now known as Dvur Kralove in the Czech Republic)...
48. Jonathan Mangum Jonathan Mangum Actor, The Bucket List Although born in Charleston, S.C. Jonathan grew up in Mobile, Alabama. He moved to Orlando, Florida at the age of twenty where he earned a B.S. in psychology and began doing improv comedy with Wayne Brady at SAK Theatre Comedy Lab. In 1995 he moved with a group of improvisers moved to L.A. The group began performing as the Houseful of Honkeys...
49. Roger Mobley Roger Mobley Actor, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Contrary to urban legend, the very last memo Walt Disney wrote before his death was "CIA...Mobley", referring to Roger Mobley, who at the time, was a Disney staple in the popular "Adventures of Gallegher" serials. (see "Walt Disney's last memo" on YouTube) Born in Evansville, Indiana, the one time Disney favorite was one of eight talented children who could sing and play musical instruments...
50. Dian Fossey Dian Fossey Writer, Gorillas in the Mist
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