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1. Kate Mara Kate Mara Actress, 127 Hours Kate graduated from high school a year early. She was accepted at the prestigious NYU Tisch School of the Arts but deferred for 3 consecutive years due to acting and singing. She is the great-granddaughter of the founder of the New York Giants, Timothy Mara and Art Rooney, founder of the Pittsburgh Steelers. She often sings the national anthem at Giants home games.
2. Elizabeth Taylor Elizabeth Taylor Actress, Giant Elizabeth Taylor is considered one of the last, if not the last major star, to have come out of the old Hollywood studio system. And not just any studio, the top of the heap: MGM. Her early movies, as a child in the early 1940s, starred such Hollywood luminaries as Orson Welles and Spencer Tracy...
3. Adam Baldwin Adam Baldwin Actor, Full Metal Jacket
4. Donal Logue Donal Logue Actor, Blade Donal Logue's versatility and talent makes him one of the most well respected and beloved actors today. Born in Ottawa, Canada, Logue moved all over the United States, from the Boston area as an infant to various towns on the Mexican border. He returned to Boston to attend Harvard University, where he majored in Intellectual History and discovered his love for the performing arts...
5. Noah Emmerich Noah Emmerich Actor, The Truman Show Born and raised in New York City, he attended Yale University, where he sang with the a capella group the Yale Spizzwinks. He attended NYU Film School where he wrote and directed an award winning short film called "The Painter." Emmerich came to prominence with starring roles in the cult hit Beautiful Girls and the Jim Carrey blockbuster The Truman Show...
6. Charles Baker Charles Baker Actor, Splinter Born February 27, 1971 in Washington, DC and raised in Hawaii, Charles has lived a life most people write books about. The son of an army colonel, whose father was written up in the Los Angeles Times in 1994 by Robin Wright, Charles traveled the world by the time he was 17. He's lived in England, Israel...
7. Josh Groban Josh Groban Self, Josh Groban in Concert
8. Timothy Spall Timothy Spall Actor, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Timothy Spall is the son of a postal worker and a hairdresser. Raised in London, he auditioned and earned a spot with the National Youth Theatre and later showed great promise at RADA where he portrayed the title roles in "Macbeth" and "Othello." In 1979 he joined the Royal Shakespeare Company and stayed...
9. Joanne Woodward Joanne Woodward Actress, Philadelphia Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward was born on February 27, 1930, in Thomasville, Georgia, to Wade Woodward and Elinor Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward in a modest household. Her one older brother, Wade Jr., who was the favorite of her father, eventually became an architect. Elinor Woodward was a quite a movie buff and enjoyed going to picture shows often...
10. Bingbing Li Bingbing Li Actress, Resident Evil: Retribution
11. Richard Coyle Richard Coyle Actor, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Contrary to popular belief Richard Coyle is not a Welshman but was born and raised in Sheffield, UK with his four brothers. He began his career when, studying politics York University (1991 - 1994), he got interested in amateur dramatics and traveled the Edinburgh festival twice. A decision to raise...
12. Brittany Ashton Holmes Brittany Ashton Holmes Actress, The Little Rascals
13. Susan Yeagley Susan Yeagley Actress, Almost Famous Susan Melinda Yeagley was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. The younger of two daughters, Susan left the South at 18 to attend the University of Southern California. She earned her B.A. degree from USC's famed film school, where she graduated Cum Laude and was a member of the National Honor Society and Dean's List...
14. Grant Show Grant Show Actor, The Possession Only son of Ed and Kathleen Show. Raised in San Jose, California with older sister, Kelly Show. He studied acting at Samuel Ayer High School, and then majored in theater arts at UCLA. His first professional role was "Rick Hyde" in Ryan's Hope from 1984 to 1987. He then took a year sabbatical to study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts...
15. Jenni 'Jwoww' Farley Jenni 'Jwoww' Farley Self, Girls Like That
16. John Pyper-Ferguson John Pyper-Ferguson Actor, Drive
17. Howard Hesseman Howard Hesseman Actor, Turkeys Away Howard Hesseman has been a leading counter-culture figure since the late 1960s. He was a member of the improv group, "the Committee", for ten years in the sixties and seventies. He has been a character actor for many years on different television shows since the 1960s, and took small parts in The Andy Griffith Show...
18. Christopher Landon Christopher Landon Writer, Disturbia
19. Stephen Wight Stephen Wight Actor, Wilderness
20. Baltasar Kormákur Baltasar Kormákur Producer, 101 Reykjavík Born in 1966. He graduated from The Drama Academy of Iceland and is one of Iceland's most popular and critically acclaimed actors of the younger generation, working amongst others with Oscar-nominee Fridrik Thór Fridriksson. But it is as a director and theatre entrepreneur he has really made his name...
21. Jennifer Cody Jennifer Cody Actress, The Princess and the Frog
22. Barbara Babcock Barbara Babcock Actress, Far and Away
23. William Demarest William Demarest Actor, Sullivan's Travels Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, William Demarest was a prolific actor in movies and TV, making more than 140 films. Demarest started his acting career in vaudeville and made his way to Broadway. His most famous role was in My Three Sons, replacing a very sick William Frawley. Demarest was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting role in the real-life biography...
24. Joan Bennett Joan Bennett Actress, Father's Little Dividend Eighteen-year-old Joan Bennett had intended to avoid the Bennett tradition of acting but, divorced and with a child to support, had little choice; she accepted a role in her father's play "Jarnegan", then her first leading film role in Bulldog Drummond. Her popularity growing, she made 14 films under a Fox contract...
25. Charlotte Stewart Charlotte Stewart Actress, Eraserhead One of three children, Charlotte Stewart was born in Yuba City, California, USA on 27 February 1941. In the 1950s, she studied acting in Pasadena. She is famous for portraying the role of beloved schoolteacher "Miss Beadle" in the popular television series Little House on the Prairie. She was with the show from 1974 - 1978...
26. Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas Self, The Checklist Rozonda Ocelean Thomas was born February 27, 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia. Her father Abdul Ali, is of East Indian and Middle Eastern (Arab) descent, and her mother Ava Thomas is an American of African American and Native American descent. She has one son with producer Dallas Austin - they named him Tron...
27. Brandon Beemer Brandon Beemer Actor, Material Girls
28. Debra Monk Debra Monk Actress, The Devil's Advocate
29. Grant Shaud Grant Shaud Actor, Antz
30. Nikki Amuka-Bird Nikki Amuka-Bird Actress, The Omen Amuka-Bird was born in Nigeria, but grew up in the UK and in Antigua. She abandoned her dancing aspirations after suffering a back injury. After attending LAMDA, she joined the Royal Shakespeare Company. Whilst on tour with the RSC in Japan, she met her husband, actor Geoffrey Streatfield. In addition to her numerous television roles and the RSC...
31. David Gail David Gail Actor, Port Charles
32. Alba Rohrwacher Alba Rohrwacher Actress, I Am Love
33. Van Williams Van Williams Actor, Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story You could shoehorn actor Van Williams right in there between the other tall, dark and drop-jaw gorgeous heartthrobs Tom Tryon and John Gavin of the late 1950s/early 1960s who conveyed a similar bland, heroic image. All three were too often given colorless heroes to play on film and/or TV -- roles that played off their charm but seldom tested their talent...
34. Bill Hunter Bill Hunter Actor, Finding Nemo Bill Hunter was one of Australia's acting legends, having worked with almost every notable Australian director and actor of the last thirty years - evidence of his genuine popularity among the public and acting fraternity alike. He started out in Australian television in the '60s (a hotbed of well written and directed drama)...
35. Franchot Tone Franchot Tone Actor, Mutiny on the Bounty President of the Dramatic Club at Cornell University, Franchot Tone gave up the family business for acting, making his Broadway debut in "The Age of Innocence". Tone then went into movies for MGM, making his film debut in The Wiser Sex. With his theatrical background, Tone became one of the most talented movie actors in Hollywood.
36. Mary Frann Mary Frann Actress, Days of Our Lives
37. John Steinbeck John Steinbeck Writer, The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck was the third of four children and the only son born to John Ernst and Olive Hamilton Steinbeck. His father was County Treasurer and his mother, a former schoolteacher. John graduated from Salinas High School in 1919 and attended classes at Stanford University, leaving in 1925 without a degree...
38. Lynn Cartwright Lynn Cartwright Actress, A League of Their Own Frequently appearing for or alongside her actor/writer husband of 50 years, noted stage, screen and TV heavy and writer Leo Gordon, actress Lynn Cartwright is probably best remembered for one of her early screen roles as the brusque, Brooklyn-accented switchboard operator in the cult horror The Wasp Woman...
39. P.H. Moriarty P.H. Moriarty Actor, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels The English native P.H. Moriarty began acting late in life, having worked for many years in other professions, including as a boxer and a longshoresman. While a film crew was shooting a scene on the English docks one day, the production crew discovered Moriarty working there, and they asked him to act in the film. Thus began his acting career...
40. Alan Fudge Alan Fudge Actor, Edward Scissorhands Alan Fudge was an American actor known for being part of the cast of four television programs: Man from Atlantis, Eischied, Paper Dolls, and Bodies of Evidence, along with a recurring role (eighteen appearances over eight years, as of 2005) on 7th Heaven. Fudge was born in Wichita, Kansas. He has scores of credits...
41. Chelsea Clinton Chelsea Clinton Self, The War Room
42. Carl Anderson Carl Anderson Actor, Jesus Christ Superstar
43. Angela Aames Angela Aames Actress, Scarface Beautiful, buxom blond Angela Aames made her mark in Hollywood during the late 1970s and 1980s while appearing in a string of silly T & A comedies and exploitation movies. Additionally, she appeared on numerous TV shows in sexy bit parts that sadly amounted to little more than window dressing. While she aspired to be a comedienne...
44. Victoria Staley Victoria Staley Actress, Prisoners
45. Juan Riedinger Juan Riedinger Actor, Jennifer's Body
46. Derren Brown Derren Brown Self, Derren Brown: The Heist
47. George Katt George Katt Actor, Valley of Angels George Katt is an award-winning actor born in Queens, New York. He attended Marymount Manhattan College and was the winner of the Competitive Merit Scholarship in Acting. He began his studies in New York City and his career on the New York City stages. He has guest-starred and recurred on several network television shows for CBS...
48. Michael Fox Michael Fox Actor, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Michael Fox first "trod the boards" in grade school plays in his hometown of Yonkers, New York. After toying with the idea of becoming a history teacher, Fox did "something as foreign to my nature as one could think of", becoming a "boomer" (a migratory railroad worker) and taking jobs as a brakeman with various lines...
49. Filippo Timi Filippo Timi Actor, Vincere
50. Wolfgang Preiss Wolfgang Preiss Actor, A Bridge Too Far Born in Nuremberg on February 27, 1910, the son of a school teacher, well-known German actor Wolfgang Preiss started studying philsophy and theatre sciences alternately (including dance training) and made his stage debut in 1932 in Munich. He appeared in many theatres throughout his country in the 30s including Heidelberg...
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