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1. 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...
2. Jim Carrey Jim Carrey Actor, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Jim Carrey, a Canadian-born actor who became a U.S. citizen in 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color but leading roles in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Dumb & Dumber and The Mask established him as a bankable comedy actor...
3. Denis O'Hare Denis O'Hare Actor, Dallas Buyers Club
4. Betty White Betty White Actress, Bringing Down the House Betty White was born in Oak Park, Illinois, to Christine Tess (Cachikis), a homemaker, and Horace Logan White, a lighting company executive. She is of Danish, Greek, English, and Welsh descent. Although best known as the devious Sue Ann Nivens on the classic sitcom Mary Tyler Moore and the ditzy Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls...
5. James Earl Jones James Earl Jones Actor, The Lion King James Earl Jones was born on January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA. At an early age, he started to take dramatic lessons to calm himself down. It appeared to work as he has since starred in many films over a 40-year period, beginning with the Stanley Kubrick classic Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. He is...
6. Kirsty Hill Kirsty Hill Actress, Theatre of the Deranged Born in Llanelli, South Wales, Sophie Dee moved to England to attend. school. Later she moved back to Wales to finish secondary school. Upon graduation she held a variety of jobs, ranging from working in a café to door-to-door saleswoman. She eventually became a dancer, specializing in lap dances. This led to her being offered a job as a nude model for the UK newspaper Daily Sport...
7. Naveen Andrews Naveen Andrews Actor, The English Patient Born Naveen William Sidney Andrews in London, England of Indian origin on January 17, 1969, this gifted actor had a penchant for older women. He was raised in Wandsworth, South London (beside the River Thames) to a fairly conservative family. When he was 16, he fell in love with his Mathematics teacher...
8. Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt Actress, The Emperor's New Groove An out-of-wedlock child, Eartha Kitt was born in the cotton fields of South Carolina, a pregnancy resulting from the rape by a white plantation owner and a sharecropper mother of African-American and Cherokee Native American descent. Given away by her mother, she arrived in Harlem at age nine, and at age 15...
9. Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali Self, When We Were Kings Muhammad Ali beat more champions and top contenders than any heavyweight champion in history. He defeated heavyweight kings Sonny Liston (twice), Floyd Patterson (twice), Ernie Terrell, Jimmy Ellis, Ken Norton (twice), Joe Frazier (twice), George Foreman and Leon Spinks. He defeated light-heavyweight champs Archie Moore and Bob Foster...
10. Leigh Whannell Leigh Whannell Actor, Saw Leigh Whannell grew up in Melbourne, Australia, where, at the age of four, he developed an obsession with telling stories. Whether it be through acting, writing or filmmaking, his primary love was getting a reaction from an audience. In 1995, at the age of 18, he was accepted into the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology's prestigious Media Arts course...
11. Jonathan Keltz Jonathan Keltz Actor, 21 & Over Jonathan Lippert Keltz was born in New York City, to Karin Lippert, who worked in public relations, and Martin Keltz, a co-founder of Scholastic Productions. He remained in the city through pre-school before moving upstate to Woodstock, New York, where he attended Poughkeepsie Day School through 8th grade...
12. Joshua Malina Joshua Malina Actor, A Few Good Men
13. Freddy Rodríguez Freddy Rodríguez Actor, Planet Terror
14. Scott Mechlowicz Scott Mechlowicz Actor, EuroTrip Scott David Mechlowicz was born in New York City, to Susan (Lehrman) and Morris Mechlowicz. He was raised in Plano, Texas. He graduated from Plano Senior High School and after one semester of university in Texas, he studied at and graduated from UCLA in 2003. His career began with Neverland, a short film...
15. Steve Harvey Steve Harvey Self, The Original Kings of Comedy
16. Diogo Morgado Diogo Morgado Actor, The Forest Diogo Morgado will next be seen as "The Man" in the upcoming drama series, "The Messengers," set to premiere on the CW Network in January. But Diogo is perhaps best known in the United States for his portrayal of "Jesus" in 20th Century Fox's feature film "Son of God" (for which he received an Imagen Award nomination) and in History Channel's Emmy nominated miniseries...
17. Andy Kaufman Andy Kaufman Actor, Heartbeeps Referred to by some as a dadaistic comedian, Andy Kaufman took comedy and performance art to the edges of irrationality and blurred the dividing line between reality and imagination. Born in New York City on January 17, 1949, the first son of Stanley and Janice Kaufman, Andy grew up on New York in the town of Great Neck...
18. David Blue David Blue Actor, Untitled Movie Theater Project The youngest of three boys, David Blue grew up as the comedian of the family. A lifelong actor, singer and dancer, Blue spent years performing onstage. He eventually graduated from the conservatory at the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both Acting and Musical Theatre Performance...
19. Kang-ho Song Kang-ho Song Actor, Snowpiercer Song Kang-ho never professionally trained as an actor, beginning his career in social theater groups after graduating from Kimhae High School. Later, he joined Kee Kuk-seo's influential theater company with its emphasis on instinctive acting and improvisation, which proved to be Song's training ground...
20. Adriana Ugarte Adriana Ugarte Actress, Mala espina
21. Maksim Chmerkovskiy Maksim Chmerkovskiy Self, Natasha Leggero/Maksim Chmerkovskiy/Serena Ryder Maksim "Maks" Aleksandrovich Chmerkovskiy is a Ukrainian Latin Ballroom dance champion, choreographer, Broadway performer, and actor . He is widely known as one of the professional dancers on the American television series Dancing with the Stars, on which he first appeared in season two. In 14 appearances on the show...
22. Kid Rock Kid Rock Soundtrack, Any Given Sunday
23. Brian Helgeland Brian Helgeland Writer, Robin Hood
24. Connor Cruise Connor Cruise Actor, Seven Pounds
25. D.J. Caruso D.J. Caruso Director, Disturbia Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, Caruso came west to play tennis and study Television Production at Pepperdine University. Interned at Disney Studios in the Product Placement department and later hooked up with Director John Badham, who mentored him into a second-unit director, after Badham lost his 2nd-unit director Rob Cohen to a first-unit directing career...
26. Max Adler Max Adler Actor, 23 Blast Born in Queens, New York and raised in Scottsdale Arizona, Adler knew from an early age that he wanted to become an actor. Upon graduating from Horizon High School in AZ, he made the move to Los Angeles to pursue his dreams of working in the entertainment industry. After landing a few guest-star roles on "Ghost Whisperer" and "Cold Case" for CBS...
27. Yûki Kudô Yûki Kudô Actress, Rush Hour 3
28. Nate Hartley Nate Hartley Actor, Drillbit Taylor Nate's passion to perform began at the age of five with community theater performances, commercials and magic shows. He was accepted as a junior member of the Hollywood Magic Castle in 2006. He continued to hone his craft with improvisation and acting classes, leading him to choose a career in acting...
29. Michelle Obama Michelle Obama Self, Senator Obama Goes to Africa
30. Susanna Hoffs Susanna Hoffs Soundtrack, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
31. Jeff Chase Jeff Chase Actor, Looper
32. Kevin Reynolds Kevin Reynolds Director, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Describing his childhood as that of a typical Air Force brat and the oldest of 2 brothers and a sister, Kevin Reynolds graduated from Baylor University in Waco, Texas with a B.A. and then a J.D. (law degree) in the early 1970s. His father was a tenured psychology professor and University vice-president...
33. Joanna David Joanna David Actress, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger
34. James Waterston James Waterston Actor, Dead Poets Society
35. Luis Estrada Luis Estrada Writer, El Narco
36. Genndy Tartakovsky Genndy Tartakovsky Director, Hotel Transylvania Genndy Tartakovsky was born and raised in Moscow, USSR. He and his family moved to Chicago, IL when he was 7 years old, after his father defected to the US. His interest in comic books and animation led him to study animation at Cal Arts in Los Angeles. While he was there he produced two student films...
37. Ray J Ray J Actor, Mars Attacks!
38. Vas Blackwood Vas Blackwood Actor, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
39. Chris Casamassa Chris Casamassa Actor, Mortal Kombat Chris Casamassa is the son of Karate guru and American Martial arts pioneer Louis D. Casamassa. He is a world class Martial art expert with a 8th degree black belt in Red Dragon Karate and over 35 years of experience. Casamassa presides over the 15 Red Dragon Karate Schools in Southern California. He also holds the following titles: North American Sport Karate Forms Champion...
40. Keith Robinson Keith Robinson Actor, Dreamgirls Keith Robinson was born in Kentucky and grew up in Greenville, South Carolina. He later moved to Augusta and graduated from Lakeside High School. He attended the University of Georgia and, while there, signed a recording contract with Motown Records, but that label never issued any of his material. Robinson moved to Los Angeles and earned a starring role as Joel Rawlings...
41. Lowell Dean Lowell Dean Director, WolfCop
42. Sheree North Sheree North Actress, The Shootist
43. Lukas Moodysson Lukas Moodysson Writer, Show Me Love
44. Hale Appleman Hale Appleman Actor, Teeth Graduate of famed LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts. Studied at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama. Starred in the Roundabout Theater Company's revival production of David Rabe's Streamers, directed by Scott Ellis. ('08/'09 Season) Played Jesus in the New York Premiere of Sarah Ruhl's Passion Play, spring/summer 2010
45. Benno Fürmann Benno Fürmann Actor, The Princess and the Warrior Benno Fürmann was born on 17 January 1972 in Berlin, Germany and worked as a waiter, bouncer and drifter before attending acting lessons at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York. After returning to Germany, he played several minor parts in movie and television projects until his breakthrough performance in Die Bubi Scholz Story...
46. Sofia Shinas Sofia Shinas Actress, The Crow
47. Al Capone Al Capone Uncategorised Infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone was born in the tough Williamsburgh section of Brooklyn, NY, the fourth of nine children of Italian immigrants from Naples. Capone was a born sociopath. In the sixth grade he beat up a teacher and promptly quit school. He picked up his education from the streets, "making his bones" when he joined the notorious James Street gang...
48. Chris William Martin Chris William Martin Actor, Buried Born in Burnaby, British Columbia, January 17 1975 to Chris William Martin and Victoria Kathleen Martin, Chris was raised first in East Vancouver (until he was 2) and then in a small town called Yarrow. He first became an actor after answering a cattle call for a new teen drama, _"Fifteen" (1991)_ which was to film in Vancouver...
49. William Severn William Severn Actor, Journey for Margaret Bill Severn spent his brief career at MGM as a child actor, known as Little Billy Severn. His brother Christopher was also a child actor. As an adult, he was a world-known evangelist, based in Ventura, California. His ministry took him and his family to far-flung places such as Indonesia during the 1965 revolution...
50. Steve Earle Steve Earle Soundtrack, Brokeback Mountain
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