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1. Robert Downey Jr. Robert Downey Jr. Actor, The Avengers Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after over four decades in the business. Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and filmographer Robert Downey Sr. and actress Elsie Downey (née Elsie Ann Ford)...
2. Heath Ledger Heath Ledger Actor, The Dark Knight Heath Ledger work comprised nineteen films, including 10 Things I Hate About You, The Patriot, A Knight's Tale, Monster's Ball, Ned Kelly, The Brothers Grimm, Lords of Dogtown, Brokeback Mountain, Casanova, Candy, I'm Not There., The Dark Knight and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. He also produced and directed music videos and aspired to be a film director...
3. Sarah Gadon Sarah Gadon Actress, Dracula Untold Sarah Gadon was born in a quiet residential area in Toronto, Ontario, to a teacher mother and a psychologist father. She grew up with the support and encouragement of her parents and older brother, James, and with this was inspired to reach her limits in acting and dance alike. Sarah spent much of her...
4. Amanda Righetti Amanda Righetti Actress, The Mentalist Amanda Righetti is a Utah-born, Nevada-raised actor/producer and Best Actress Award winner by the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival. Righetti began her career at 14, as a young model, but made waves as the trust-fund squandering, world-traveling black sheep, "Hailey Nichol", on Fox's The O.C....
5. Hugo Weaving Hugo Weaving Actor, The Matrix Hugo Wallace Weaving was born on April 4, 1960 in Nigeria, to English parents Anne (Lennard), a tour guide and teacher, and Wallace Weaving, a seismologist. Hugo has an older brother, Simon, and a younger sister, Anna, who both also live and work in Australia. During his early childhood, the Weaving family spent most of their time traveling between Nigeria...
6. Daniela Bobadilla Daniela Bobadilla Actress, Anger Management Daniela Bobadilla is most renowned for her role as Sam Goodson in the FX series "Anger Management" where she starred opposite Charlie Sheen as his high octane daughter. She also portrayed the role of Emma in the NBC series "Awake" alongside Jason Isaacs. Most recently she played Riley Taft "Perfect High" opposite Bella Thorne...
7. Natasha Lyonne Natasha Lyonne Actress, American Pie Natasha Lyonne is an American stage, film, and television actress. As a young child, she was signed by the Ford Modeling Agency and, at the age of six, was cast as a role in Pee-Wee's Playhouse. Natasha remained busy with appearances in almost 30 films over the next 10 years, including some starring roles in independent films...
8. Barry Pepper Barry Pepper Actor, Saving Private Ryan Barry Robert Pepper was born on April 4, 1970, in Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada, as the youngest of three sons. He has two older brothers named Alex and Doug Pepper. The Peppers didn't stick around Campbell River for too long. They had been building a ship in their backyard for years. When Barry was five years old...
9. David Cross David Cross Actor, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
10. Anthony Perkins Anthony Perkins Actor, Psycho Anthony Perkins was born April 4, 1932 in New York City to Janet Esselstyn (Rane) and Osgood Perkins, an actor of both stage and film. His paternal great-grandfather was noted engraver Andrew Varick Stout Anthony. Perkins attended the Brooks School, the Browne & Nichols School, Columbia University and Rollins College...
11. Collette Wolfe Collette Wolfe Actress, Interstellar
12. James Roday James Roday Actor, Psych James David Rodríguez was born on April 4, 1976. He is the son of Jim Rodríguez, who worked for Boardwalk Auto Group. Roday was born in San Antonio. He attended Taft High School. He studied theater at New York University's Experimental Theatre Wing, where he earned a bachelor's degree in fine arts. He has acted in several theatrical productions...
13. Craig T. Nelson Craig T. Nelson Actor, The Incredibles
14. Nancy McKeon Nancy McKeon Actress, The Facts of Life Nancy McKeon was born in Westbury, New York to Don and Barbara McKeon, began modeling baby clothes for the Sears catalog at the age of two and she and her brother did over sixty-five commercials in seven years. When her brother, Philip McKeon, won a role on the TV series, Alice, the family moved to Los Angeles...
15. Christine Lahti Christine Lahti Actress, Chicago Hope Christine Lahti was born April 4, 1950 in Birmingham, Michigan, to Elizabeth Margaret (Tabar), a painter and nurse, and Paul Theodore Lahti, a surgeon. She is of half Finnish and half Austro-Hungarian descent. She studied fine arts at Florida State University and received a bachelors degree in drama from the University of Michigan...
16. David E. Kelley David E. Kelley Writer, Ally McBeal David Kelley might be described as living the American Dream, 1990s' style: write a screenplay, move to Hollywood, make millions and marry a movie star. A former Boston lawyer, in the last decade, he switched careers to become a successful television producer whose shows are recognized for their quality as well as receiving top ratings...
17. Jamie Lynn Spears Jamie Lynn Spears Actress, Crossroads Jamie Lynn Marie Spears was born the third and last child of Lynne Spears and Jamie Spears. She was born on April 4, 1991 in McComb, Mississippi, just on the borderline of Louisiana. Her family also includes her older brother, Bryan Spears, and her older sister, Britney Spears. Jamie has always been a performer...
18. Andrei Tarkovsky Andrei Tarkovsky Writer, Solaris The most famous Soviet film-maker since Sergei M. Eisenstein, Andrei Tarkovsky (the son of noted poet Arseniy Tarkovsky) studied music and Arabic in Moscow before enrolling in the Soviet film school V.G.I.K. He shot to international attention with his first feature, Ivan's Childhood, which won the top prize at the Venice Film Festival...
19. Alexa Nikolas Alexa Nikolas Actress, Red State
20. Lorraine Toussaint Lorraine Toussaint Actress, Any Day Now SAG Award and Critics Choice Award winner for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Lorraine Toussaint shocked audiences on the smash hit Netflix original series "Orange is the New Black" as the viciously seductive inmate Vee. Toussaint's epically thrilling performance has won her glowing reviews from the likes of TV Guide and Vanity Fair...
21. Estelle Harris Estelle Harris Actress, Toy Story 3
22. Kenneth Mars Kenneth Mars Actor, The Little Mermaid
23. Constance Shulman Constance Shulman Actress, Sweet and Lowdown
24. Peter Vaughan Peter Vaughan Actor, Brazil A true character actor in the best sense of the word, offbeat British thespian Peter Vaughan's hefty frame could appear intimidating or marshmallow benevolent; his beady, hollow eyes menacing or tender; his mere presence menacing or avuncular. Adept at playing both sides of the law, his characters usually possessed a strange...
25. Caroline McWilliams Caroline McWilliams Actress, Guiding Light
26. David Blaine David Blaine Producer, David Blaine: Street Magic
27. Rachel Korine Rachel Korine Actress, Spring Breakers
28. Cherie Lunghi Cherie Lunghi Actress, Excalibur
29. Phil Morris Phil Morris Actor, Atlantis: The Lost Empire
30. Mary-Margaret Humes Mary-Margaret Humes Actress, Dawson's Creek Born in Florida in 1954, a former Miss Florida & 3rd runner-up to Miss USA 1975, she was encouraged by Burt Reynolds to move to Hollywood. She was discovered by advertising her photo, name and phone number on a billboard visible from the 20th Century Fox studios lot. The billboard was seen by Mel Brooks...
31. Lisa Ray Lisa Ray Actress, I Can't Think Straight Lisa Ray was finishing high school in Canada with aspirations of majoring in Journalism at University when a celebrated fashion magazine approached her to model for them, and she ended up on the cover. This catapulted her into a state of instant celebrity. Her high-profile career got her noticed by Indian filmmakers...
32. Jill Scott Jill Scott Self, Dave Chappelle's Block Party Born in 1972 in North Philadelphia, Jill Scott grew up in the ghetto with her mother, Joyce, and grandmother. A deeply loved and gifted child, she learned to talk at only eight months and was reading by age four. Always the center of attention, her principal in elementary school described her as a little butterfly...
33. Matthew MacCaull Matthew MacCaull Actor, Tomorrowland Born in Montreal, Matthew began acting in the theatre after a lifelong pursuit of visual arts. He later started creative writing while finishing a combined honors degree in Philosophy and English Literature. Matthew's screen career began in 1999. His more noticeable television credits include work on DC's Legends of Tomorrow...
34. Xenia Seeberg Xenia Seeberg Actress, Lexx
35. A. Michael Baldwin A. Michael Baldwin Actor, Phantasm: Ravager
36. Robbie Rist Robbie Rist Actor, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
37. Julie Carmen Julie Carmen Actress, In the Mouth of Madness Born in New York, and raised in New Jersey, Julie Carmen is of Spanish, Cuban, and German descent. She began her acting career off off Broadway, danced on Broadway in Zoot Suit and won the Best Supporting Actress Award at the Venice Film Festival for her role in John Cassavetes's Gloria. She...
38. Anthony Clark Anthony Clark Actor, Yes, Dear
39. Graham Norton Graham Norton Self, The Graham Norton Show
40. Elizabeth Wilson Elizabeth Wilson Actress, The Graduate Elizabeth Wilson was born April 4, 1921, in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Marie Ethel and Dunning Wilson. She attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, and studied with Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse. Elizabeth's debut film appearance was an uncredited role in Notorious...
41. Bea Benaderet Bea Benaderet Actress, The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Bea Benaderet had a remarkable career in radio and television. In the earlier days of radio, before television, she provided the voice for numerous names of characters on the radio, on shows like "Fibber McGee and Molly," "My Favorite Husband" with Lucille Ball & the Jack Benny Show. She was...
42. Aki Kaurismäki Aki Kaurismäki Producer, The Man Without a Past Aki Kaurismäki did a wide variety of jobs including postman, dish-washer and film critic, before forming a production and distribution company, Villealfa (in homage to Jean-Luc Godard's Alphaville) with his older brother Mika Kaurismäki, also a film-maker. Both Aki and Mika are prolific film-makers...
43. Casey Biggs Casey Biggs Actor, Broken Arrow Casey Biggs decided to give up football and pursue an acting career while a student at Central Catholic High School in Toledo, Ohio. He joined a glee club and chorus, then started getting involved in musicals and operettas. This led to his audition for the Juilliard School, where he received a BFA in 1977...
44. Joyce Giraud Joyce Giraud Producer, Rica Famosa Latina
45. B.C. Halifax B.C. Halifax Actor, War of the Worlds Benjamin Ciaramello was born in Providence, Rhode Island. The eldest son of 6 to an Italian Gypsy, he traveled quite frequently as a youth moving each year of his upbringing. From an early age he took on a passion for poetry, athletics and all things literature. His professional acting career began in 2003 when he was cast in the title role in Irvine Welsh's "Ecstasy"...
46. David White David White Actor, Bewitched American stage actor who appeared frequently on television and occasionally but impressively in films. A Marine Corps veteran of the Second World War, he worked on Broadway and on tour in stage productions after the war. In the late 1950s, he became an increasingly familiar face on American television...
47. Gregory Thomas Garcia Gregory Thomas Garcia Writer, My Name Is Earl Attended Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland and participated in the Warner Bros. Writing for Television courses, which ultimately opened the door for him as a writer in Hollywood.
48. Éric Rohmer Éric Rohmer Director, My Night at Maud's Admirers have always had difficulty explaining Éric Rohmer's "Je ne sais quoi." Part of the challenge stems from the fact that, despite his place in French Nouvelle Vague (i.e., New Wave), his work is unlike that of his colleagues. While this may be due to the auteur's unwillingness to conform, some have argued convincingly that...
49. Jessica Serfaty Jessica Serfaty Actress, Blood Brothers
50. Tom Byron Tom Byron Actor, The Big Lebowski: A XXX Parody Thomas Bryan Taliaferro Jr. (Tom Byron) was born on April 4, 1961, in Houston, Texas. Tom grew up in Houston, in a large family of four sisters, one of whom was openly gay. The shy, soft-spoken and extremely intelligent Byron fast-tracked through high school and graduated one year early. When he turned 18 he moved to Los Angeles...
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