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1. Reese Witherspoon Reese Witherspoon Actress, Walk the Line Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976 at Southern Baptist Hospital (now Memorial Medical Center) in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is the second child of Mary Elizabeth "Betty" (Reese) and Dr. John Draper Witherspoon, Sr. Her father was a military surgeon specializing in ear, nose and throat...
2. James Wolk James Wolk Actor, You Again James Wolk was born in Farmington Hills, Michigan, to Edie (Elson), an art teacher, and Robert Wolk, a shoe store owner. His family is Jewish. James graduated from North Farmington High School, and worked in his father's store as a teenager. He graduated from the University of Michigan drama school in 2007...
3. Tania Raymonde Tania Raymonde Actress, Texas Chainsaw 3D Tania Raymonde is an American actress. Raymonde's first prominent casting role was the recurring character of Cynthia Sanders in TV series Malcolm in the Middle between 2000-2002, followed by a popular role as Alex Rousseau in the ABC series Lost from 2006 to 2010. She portrayed Carla Rinaldi on MTV's Death Valley...
4. Lizzie Brocheré Lizzie Brocheré Actress, The Wedding Song
5. Keegan-Michael Key Keegan-Michael Key Actor, The Lego Movie Keegan-Michael Key was born in Southfield, Michigan and raised in Detroit. He was adopted as a child by a black father and a white mother. In 1989, he graduated from Shrine Catholic High School in Royal Oak, Michigan. Key attended the University of Detroit Mercy as an undergraduate and earned his Master of Fine Arts in Theater at Pennsylvania State University...
6. William Shatner William Shatner Actor, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan William Shatner has notched up an impressive 50-plus years in front of the camera, most recently displaying comedic talent, and being instantly recognizable to several generations of cult television fans as the square-jawed Captain James T. Kirk, commander of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise. Shatner was born in Côte Saint-Luc...
7. Lena Olin Lena Olin Actress, The Ninth Gate Swedish-born Lena Olin already had a successful career as an actress before she came to Hollywood. She acted at the Royal Theatre in Stockholm and was directed by Ingmar Bergman. Her father, Stig Olin, was also an actor and played in six of Bergman's films. Lena also belongs to the Bergman "family"...
8. Matthew Modine Matthew Modine Actor, Full Metal Jacket The youngest of seven, Matthew was born in Loma Linda, Ca, to Dolores (Warner), a bookkeeper, and Mark Alexander Modine, a drive-in theater manager. After graduating high school in Imperial Beach, Ca. Modine moved to NYC (1979). Matthew studied with Stella Adler at her Conservatory of Acting. While still a student of hers...
9. Constance Wu Constance Wu Actress, Sound of My Voice Constance Wu was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia where she grew up performing in the local community theatre scene. At 16, she moved to New York to study at the famed Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute and she's been busy ever since. While in New York, she worked in classical theatre and quickly transitioned to film work...
10. Cole Hauser Cole Hauser Actor, Good Will Hunting Cole Hauser was born in Laurel Springs, California. He is the son of Cass Warner, who founded a film production company (Warner Sisters), and Wings Hauser, an actor. His grandfathers were screenwriters Dwight Hauser and Milton Sperling, and his maternal great-grandfather was film mogul Harry Warner...
11. Will Yun Lee Will Yun Lee Actor, The Wolverine Will Yun Lee was born in Arlington, Virginia, to Jung Ja Lee and Soo Won Lee, who had recently emigrated from Korea. He was raised by both immediate and extended family and moved often, exposed to life on the tough Bronx streets and idyllic Hawaiian beaches. By his teens he was living in the San Francisco area with his father...
12. Anne Dudek Anne Dudek Actress, White Chicks Anne was raised in Newton, Massachusetts. She got the role of Iphigenia in "The Iphigenia Cycle" in Chicago while still in theater school at Northwestern University. She was a resident artist at The Court Theatre in Chicago. The production moved off-Broadway to New York City, where she won the Joseph E...
13. Steve Toussaint Steve Toussaint Actor, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
14. Iben Hjejle Iben Hjejle Actress, High Fidelity
15. Karl Malden Karl Malden Actor, Patton Born to a Czech mother and a Serbian father in Chicago as Mladen Sekulovich, on March 22, 1912, Karl Malden did not speak English until he was in kindergarten. After graduating from high school in the nearby steel town of Gary, Indiana, Malden worked in the industry for three years until 1934, when he left to attend the Arkansas State Teacher's College...
16. Kandyse McClure Kandyse McClure Actress, Seventh Son
17. Dax Griffin Dax Griffin Actor, The Change-Up
18. M. Emmet Walsh M. Emmet Walsh Actor, Blade Runner Wonderfully talented, heavyset character actor (from New York, but regularly playing Southerners) M. Emmet Walsh has made a solid career of playing corrupt cops, deadly crooks, and zany comedic roles since the early 1970s. Michael Emmet Walsh was born in Ogdensburg, to Agnes Katharine (Sullivan) and Harry Maurice Walsh...
19. Kellie Shanygne Williams Kellie Shanygne Williams Actress, In the Mix Kellie Shanygne Williams was born on March 22, 1976, in Washington, D.C. She started her career as a children's fashion model. She made many appearances on stage (e.g., "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," "The Colored Museum," "Butterfingers Angel," and "Goin' Home") as well as in TV commercials. She is best known as Laura Lee Winslow on Family Matters...
20. Bruno Ganz Bruno Ganz Actor, Downfall Bruno Ganz debuted at the theatre in 1961 and gained there a good reputation as a solid, young actor. In 1970 he founded with Peter Stein the theatre company "Schaubuehne" of Berlin. His debut at the movies was early and unsuccessful during the decade of 1960. His talent as a reflexive actor with tendencies towards introspection was widely known after Summer Guests.
21. Kidada Jones Kidada Jones Actress, Black & White Kidada Jones was raised in Bel Air, where her home was often frequented by celebrities like Michael Jackson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. At an early age, Kidada battled an identity crisis. Her father is African-American and her mother is Ashkenazi Jewish. By the time she was 15 she had been kicked out of 11 schools...
22. Katie Stuart Katie Stuart Actress, X2
23. Fanny Ardant Fanny Ardant Actress, Elizabeth Fanny Ardent was the youngest of 5 children born to a cavalry officer and his wife. She was raised in Monte Carlo where she was educated at a convent school. A voracious reader, she discovered Proust at age 15 and felt as though his writings were for her. When she was 17 her father died and the shock of his loss never left her...
24. Matt Bush Matt Bush Actor, Adventureland
25. Ross Martin Ross Martin Actor, The Great Race Born in Grodek, Poland, Ross Martin grew up on New York City's Lower East Side. He spoke Yiddish, Polish, and Russian before even learning English and later added French, Spanish, and Italian to his amazing repertoire. Despite academic training (and receiving honors in) business, instruction, and law...
26. Eric Bruskotter Eric Bruskotter Actor, Starship Troopers Big, brawny, blond-haired Eric Bruskotter owns an equally sizable and extensive acting career that transcends well over 20 years. Bruskotter, who was born on March 22, 1966 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, originally appeared most commonly in television. His first acting gig came in the form of an episode of Amazing Stories...
27. Werner Klemperer Werner Klemperer Actor, Judgment at Nuremberg Werner Klemperer, everyone's favorite TV German Air Force colonel, was best known for his role as the bumbling Col. Wilhelm Klink on the comedy series Hogan's Heroes. Although he'll forever be known as the blustering but inept German commandant of Stalag 13, Klemperer was in fact a talented dramatic actor...
28. James Patterson James Patterson Writer, Kiss the Girls
29. Francesco Quinn Francesco Quinn Actor, Platoon Perhaps best known for his portrayal of underground drug king Rhah in Oliver Stone's Academy Award-winning Platoon, Francesco Quinn is one of the film industry's most versatile young actors. Intent on following in the footsteps of his father, Oscar winner Anthony Quinn, who had appeared in more than 200 pictures...
30. Eric Roth Eric Roth Writer, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
31. Nicole Holofcener Nicole Holofcener Director, Enough Said
32. May Britt May Britt Actress, The Young Lions She was only 18 years old and working as a photographer's assistant in Stockholm when two Italians showed up. Producer Carlo Ponti and director Mario Soldati were there to see pictures of beautiful models, searching for a blonde girl for a movie. They picked her instead and soon she found herself in Rome...
33. Carlton Cuse Carlton Cuse Writer, Bates Motel Born in Mexico City, Carlton Cuse grew up in Boston and Orange County, California. He attended Harvard University, graduating with a degree in American History. He started his career in feature films working first as a development executive then formed a partnership with feature writer, Jeffrey Boam...
34. Virginia Grey Virginia Grey Actress, All That Heaven Allows Born into a show-business family--her father was a director and her mother was a film cutter--Virginia Grey made her film debut at age 10 as Eva in Uncle Tom's Cabin. After a few more films as a child actress, she left the business to finish her schooling. Returning to films as an adult in the 1930s, she started out getting extra work and bit parts...
35. Mary Tamm Mary Tamm Actress, The Odessa File
36. Andrew Lloyd Webber Andrew Lloyd Webber Soundtrack, The Phantom of the Opera Andrew Lloyd Webber is arguably the most successful composer of our time. He is best known for stage and film adaptations of his musicals Jesus Christ Superstar, Cats (1994), Evita, and The Phantom of the Opera. He was born on March 22, 1948, in South Kensington in London, England, the first of two sons of William Lloyd Webber...
37. Cody Gifford Cody Gifford Self, Episode #4.405 Cody graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. A Division I football player for the Trojans, he began his career writing script coverage as a development intern at Scott Free Productions. In 2012 he joined the Fox Writers Studio at Twentieth Century Fox as a writer's assistant, aiding in the development of original feature-length scripts...
38. Karyn Dwyer Karyn Dwyer Actress, Better Than Chocolate Born and raised in Newfoundland, Karyn attended theatre school in Toronto. She is perhaps best known for her starring role as Maggie in the hit independent film, "Better Than Chocolate". In addition she wrote and starred in her feminist one woman show "Bad Girls" at the Rivoli, as well as playing Phoebe...
39. Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Soundtrack, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Sondheim's work as a composer-lyricist over the past four decades has set the standard for modern American musical theater. He has won a record seven Tony Awards for his songwriting, and received a Pulitzer Prize for Sunday in the Park with George. Sondheim was an unpaid and uncredited clapper boy on Beat the Devil...
40. Jazsmin Lewis Jazsmin Lewis Actress, Barbershop
41. Moriah 'Shining Dove' Snyder Moriah 'Shining Dove' Snyder Actress, The Prophecy This Multi Talented young lady won her first award at age two when her Mother entered her into a local beauty pageant baby contest, and she's been coming in first ever since. Moriah Shining Dove Snyder who traces her roots back to the Shoshone American Indian Tribe is a talented actress and singer who appeared in many musicals before winning the 1992 National Junior Vocalist title on Star Search...
42. James Westerfield James Westerfield Actor, On the Waterfront
43. Carter Wong Carter Wong Actor, Big Trouble in Little China
44. Joseph Schildkraut Joseph Schildkraut Actor, The Diary of Anne Frank An imposing Austrian import-turned-matinée idol on the silent screen, Hollywood actor Joseph Schildkraut went on to conquer talking films as well -- with Oscar-winning results. Inclined towards smooth, cunning villainy, his Oscar came instead for his sympathetic portrayal of Captain Alfred Dreyfus in The Life of Emile Zola...
45. Haing S. Ngor Haing S. Ngor Actor, The Killing Fields Haing S. Ngor was a native of Cambodia, and before the war was a physician (obstetrics) and medical officer in the Cambodian army. He became a captive of the Khmer Rouge during the and was imprisoned and tortured; in order to escape execution he denied being a doctor or having an education. He moved to the U.S...
46. Wilfrid Brambell Wilfrid Brambell Actor, A Hard Day's Night Wilfrid Brambell was born on 22 March 1912, in Dublin, Ireland. His first acting experience was when he was aged just two when he entertained wounded soldiers returning from action during the First World War. On leaving school he worked part-time as a reporter for The Irish Times and part-time as an actor at the Abbey Theatre...
47. Chico Marx Chico Marx Actor, A Night at the Opera Chico adopted the Italian dialect routines no doubt from the many Italian immigrants he grew up with in his New York City neighborhood. An avid gambler and womanizer (chasing "chicks" some say is how he got his nickname), he was an accomplished pianist with his own unique finger pecking style.
48. Gig Morton Gig Morton Actor, The Escape of Conrad Lard-Bottom Gig Morton was born in Comox, British Columbia, Canada. His mom is a nurse and his dad is a builder/building inspector. He is the youngest of four children. Having three older sisters, who were entertained by most things he did, made Gig a natural performer. Gig got his start as a young actor when he appeared in four consecutive Walt Disney hit "Buddies" franchise movies...
49. Hugo Catalán Hugo Catalán Actor, I Am Happiness on Earth
50. James Brown James Brown Actor, Going My Way James Brown was born March 22, 1920 in the small town of Desdemona, Eastland County, Texas. He graduated from The Desdemona School (grades 1-12), which was built in 1922 (it closed in 1969). Very athletic, Brown became a tennis pro before there was any money in it. He entered films in 1941. Clearly a man of unlimited athletic prowess...
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