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1. Simon Pegg Simon Pegg Actor, Shaun of the Dead English actor, writer and comedian Simon Pegg was born Simon John Beckingham in Brockworth, Gloucestershire, to Gillian Rosemary (Smith), a civil servant, and John Henry Beckingham, a jazz musician. His parents divorced when Pegg was seven. He later took his stepfather's surname, "Pegg". He was educated...
2. Freddie Highmore Freddie Highmore Actor, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
3. Danai Gurira Danai Gurira Actress, The Walking Dead Danai Gurira was born in Grinnell, Iowa to parents from Zimbabwe, when her father was teaching Chemistry at Grinnell College. When she was 5, the family moved back to Zimbabwe. Gurira studied social psychology at Macalaster College, and received an MFA from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She is the co-author of the play, "In the Continuum", with Nikkole Salter.
4. Stephanie Leonidas Stephanie Leonidas Actress, Mirrormask
5. Allie Grant Allie Grant Actress, Weeds Born in Tupelo, Mississippi, Grant has wanted to be an actress for as long as she can remember. At the age of 10, she was cast in the role of "Isabella Hodes", on the Showtime hit, Weeds, which she shares 2007 and 2009 Screen Actors Guild nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. Grant played Elizabeth Perkins' daughter on the show for 5 seasons...
6. Kristen Dalton Kristen Dalton Actress, The Departed
7. Brett Dier Brett Dier Actor, Jane the Virgin Brett is an actor best known for his roles as Luke Matheson on Ravenswood and Pretty Little Liars. Currently playing Michael Cordero on Jane the Virgin (2014-?). Brett is quite versatile, plays the piano, guitar, fluent in french, break dances and practices Parkour. Has his first degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
8. Andrew Robinson Andrew Robinson Actor, Hellraiser Andrew Jordt Robinson was born in New York City and attended the University of New Hampshire, later receiving his B.A. in English from the New School for Social Research in NYC. After graduation, he spent a year in England at the London Academy for Music and Dramatic Arts on a Fulbright Scholarship...
9. Meg Tilly Meg Tilly Actress, The Big Chill Meg Tilly was set on being a dancer, and at 17 connected to the Connecticut Ballet Company and later Throne Dance Theatre. It was in this capacity that she had her screen debut in Alan Parker's Fame. Unfortunately, an injury to her back cut short her plans for a dance career, and a small...
10. Mindy Robinson Mindy Robinson Actress, V/H/S/2 Mindy Robinson is a Los Angeles-based actress and TV personality from Fall River, MA. She has become a prolific character actor in recent years, achieving over 150 appearances on TV and film. Her improv skills gained her exposure on over 30 network reality shows, and her extensive work in independent films continues to add to her growing and diverse fan base...
11. Madison Iseman Madison Iseman Actress, Still the King
12. Enrico Colantoni Enrico Colantoni Actor, Just Shoot Me!
13. Vic Morrow Vic Morrow Actor, Combat! Vic Morrow was born in the Bronx, New York, to Jean (Kress) and Harry Morrow, an electrical engineer. His parents were Russian Jewish immigrants. Morrow dropped out of high school at 17 to join the U.S. Navy. When he left the Navy, he used the G.I. Bill to study pre-law at Florida State. While Morrow was working on his degree in Law...
14. Paul Butcher Paul Butcher Actor, Zoey 101 Paul's resume already stands tall! He has appeared on ER, NYPD Blue, The Bernie Mac Show, That 70s Show, and more. His movie credits include Hollywood Homicide with Josh Hartnett and Harrison Ford, and The Incredible Hulk where he starred as the young Bruce Banner. Paul lives in Malibu, California with his retired NFL line backer father...
15. Jake Weary Jake Weary Actor, It Follows
16. Matt Barr Matt Barr Actor, Hatfields & McCoys
17. Lois Maxwell Lois Maxwell Actress, Goldfinger Lois Maxwell has lived in Canada having moved from England. While still acting in the Bond films during the 80s Lois also became a regular columnist for the Toronto Sun newspaper. She purchased a cottage in northern Ontario and would often share stories about her experiences on the movie set, her co-stars...
18. Zach Galligan Zach Galligan Actor, Gremlins 2: The New Batch Graduated from Columbia University. His mother, Carol Wolfe Galligan, is a psychologist and psychoanalyst in New York. His late father, Arthur Galligan, was a founding partner in Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky, in Washington. Married Ling H. Ingerick on September 25, 2005 at the Yale Club in New York...
19. Anton Lesser Anton Lesser Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides British actor Anton Lesser (b. 1952) has played many of the principal Shakespearian roles for the Royal Shakespeare Company (Associate Artist since 1990), including Petruchio, Romeo and Richard III. He is very active in radio (BBC) and spoken word audio. Over a dozen recordings range from Paradise Lost and Homer to the title role in Hamlet...
20. Florence Henderson Florence Henderson Self, The Florence Henderson Show Florence Henderson was considered by protocol executive Jerold Franks, CSA to be "...one of the most generous stars I have ever worked with." Los Angeles, New York and all parts of the country, Florence has helped raise millions of dollars for various charitable organizations. Jerold Franks, friend and confidante to actress Mary Martin as well as producer of Ms...
21. Sakina Jaffrey Sakina Jaffrey Actress, House of Cards
22. Julia Ling Julia Ling Actress, Chuck Most notably known for her work on prime time television on shows Buffy the Vampire Slayer, House (FOX), ER, Grey's Anatomy, The OC, 8 Simple Rules (Disney), The Deep End (ABC), and the critically acclaimed Aaron Sorkin series, Studio 60 On the Sunset Strip (NBC), Julia Ling starred as the popular "nerd-herder" Anna Wu on Chuck...
23. Shane Harper Shane Harper Actor, God's Not Dead Shane Harper began dancing, singing, and acting in community theater at the age of 9. He was offered agency representation in the spring of 2006, at a regional dance competition. Shane obtained a black belt in Kempo Karate, and is an accomplished musician and songwriter, as well as a professionally trained dancer...
24. Katie Boland Katie Boland Actress, The Master
25. Karima McAdams Karima McAdams Actress, Frontier Blues Karima was born in London. Her mother is Irish and Greek, her father Berber Moroccan. She spent her youth growing up in Tanger, northern Morocco along with her two sisters. At the age of 7 her family moved to east London where she attended middle and high school. During her teens she was scouted for a number of modeling agencies and became the face of many brands worldwide...
26. Gregory Hines Gregory Hines Actor, The Cotton Club
27. Uggie Uggie Actor, The Artist Uggie is a Jack Russell terrier, born in 2002. He was rescued from being sent to a dog pound by Omar Von Muller, animal trainer. His career included touring with a dog talent show in the United States and South America and starring in commercials. His most famous movie roles are in Water for Elephants and The Artist...
28. Joan O'Brien Joan O'Brien Actress, Operation Petticoat Joan O'Brien began her show-biz career while she was in high school, on a local TV music show in California with Tennessee Ernie Ford. Soon she was a successful singer, and made the jump to acting. In about half the films she ever made it appeared that Joan played a nurse. Perhaps her most memorable appearance was in Blake Edwards' Operation Petticoat...
29. Alan Parker Alan Parker Director, Evita Prior to moving into film, Alan was noted as one of London's most talented advertising copywriters. He worked for the Collet Dickinson Pearce (CDP) ad agency in the 1960's and early 1970's, and began directing his own tvc scripts in their basement. Formed a partnership with David Puttnam as his producer (Puttnam had been a photographers' agent)...
30. Tom Burlinson Tom Burlinson Actor, The Man from Snowy River Actor and singer born on 14th February 1956 in Toronto, Canada, from English parents who had migrated to Canada after Word War II. The family transferred to New Jersey in 1958 and Tom was the typical all-American youngster with the Little League baseball cap, striped T-shirt and turned-up jeans. In...
31. Jack Benny Jack Benny Actor, The Jack Benny Program The son of a saloonkeeper, Jack Benny (born Benny Kubelsky) began to study the violin at the age six, and his "ineptness" at it later become his trademark (in reality, he was a very accomplished player). When given the opportunity to play in live theatre professionally, Benny quit school and joined vaudeville...
32. Frank Collison Frank Collison Actor, Twin Peaks Frank's first "role" was a six month old "theatre mascot" at a tent theatre in Granville, Ohio. His father, John, was an actor and playwright and his mother, Peg, directed him in a number of plays while he was growing up in Virginia and Ohio. As a young boy, Frank assisted his father when he toured with his one man Abraham Lincoln show...
33. Natalya Rudakova Natalya Rudakova Actress, Transporter 3 She was born in Leningrad, former Soviet Union. Her parents moved with her from Russia to New York when she was 17 years old, and she continues to reside in New York. While working as a hairdresser at a salon, she was discovered by Luc Besson, the co-writer of Transporter 3, in New York, when she crossed a street. He gave her acting lessons and cast her as the female lead in Transporter 3.
34. Erica Leerhsen Erica Leerhsen Actress, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Erica Leerhsen was born February 14, 1976 in New York City, New York, where she was raised along with her two sisters, Nora and Debbie. She is the daughter of Barbara and Charles Leerhsen, a longtime editor of celebrity publication US Magazine (which became US Weekly in March 2000). She attended St...
35. Thelma Ritter Thelma Ritter Actress, Rear Window Thelma Ritter appeared in high school plays and was trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. In the 1940s she worked in radio. Her movie career was started with a bit part in the 1946 Miracle on 34th Street. In the movie she played a weary Xmas shopper. Her performance in the short scene was noticed by Darryl F. Zanuck who insisted her role be expanded...
36. Ariel Vromen Ariel Vromen Director, The Iceman Born in Israel, Ariel Vromen has been the creative force behind numerous projects including Feature Films, Shorts, Music videos, and Documentaries and has directed and produced many projects for major production entities such as First Look Films, Screen Media Universal, Lightning Entertainment, Film Colony and Next Wave Films...
37. Matthias Hues Matthias Hues Actor, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Matthias Hues was born on Valentine's Day in Waltrop, Germany, to the late Dr. Josef Hues and Maria Humperdinck Hues who still resides in Germany. Maria is the niece of Engelbert Humperdinck, composer of the opera Hansel and Gretel. Matthias was very involved in sports from an early age on. By the time he...
38. Rie Rasmussen Rie Rasmussen Actress, Angel-A Rie Rasmussen was born in Denmark in 1976 to an artist mother and an Economist father. She was raised in the Danish country in an extended family with nine brothers and sisters. She moved to New York at the age of 15 to paint and has continued to travel ever since. She lived in Huntington Beach California where she briefly attended film school as a director in 1998...
39. Rob Thomas Rob Thomas Soundtrack, Love Actually
40. Tiffany Thornton Tiffany Thornton Actress, Sonny with a Chance
41. Mark Lutz Mark Lutz Actor, Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road Mark Lutz was born on Valentine's Day in Montréal, Québec. At the age of 13, he moved to Hong Kong and he lived there for 4 and a half years before moving to Toronto, where he finished high school. Mark attended the University of Guelph and graduated with an Honors BA in Political Science. It was only after finishing University that Mark embarked on his life long ambition - acting...
42. Najwa Nimri Najwa Nimri Actress, Lovers of the Arctic Circle
43. Andrew Prine Andrew Prine Actor, Gettysburg Andrew Prine, a well-known stage actor also known for military/western dramas, was first seen in Kiss Her Goodbye, then in The Miracle Worker. Prine, who has a Texan sounding voice, was also well remembered in westerns like Texas Across the River, Generation and Chisum, which featured his close and well known friends Christopher George...
44. James Eckhouse James Eckhouse Actor, Beverly Hills, 90210
45. Edward Platt Edward Platt Actor, Get Smart Edward Platt will forever be known as the Chief, aka Harold Clark, aka Thaddeus, on "Get Smart." According to show creator Leonard Stern, he remembered Platt as the juvenile officer in "Rebel Without A Cause" and wanted Platt specifically for the role of Chief. When Platt came in he began breaking into song (he had a classically trained baritone voice) Stern knew Platt could carry off comedy...
46. Guillermo Francella Guillermo Francella Actor, Casados con hijos
47. Jules Asner Jules Asner Self, E! News
48. Teller Teller Writer, Penn & Teller: Bullshit!
49. Brian Kelly Brian Kelly Actor, Flipper Actor Brian Kelly was a Valentine's Day baby. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Anne Veronica (O'Brien) and Harry Francis Kelly, who was Governor of Michigan (1943-1947) and served as a justice on the Michigan Supreme Court. He was of Irish descent. Brian joined the Marine Corps. during the Korean...
50. Stuart Erwin Stuart Erwin Actor, The Stu Erwin Show
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