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1. Abigail Breslin Abigail Breslin Actress, Little Miss Sunshine Abigail Breslin was born in New York City, to Kim and Michael Breslin, a telecommunications expert. She has been in front of the camera since the age of three, making commercials until eventually cast by Shyamalan to play Mel Gibson's daughter in Signs. Breslin's performance in Signs...
2. Sarah Michelle Gellar Sarah Michelle Gellar Actress, Cruel Intentions Emmy Award-winning Sarah Michelle Gellar was born on April 14, 1977 in New York City, the daughter of Rosellen (Greenfield), who taught at a nursery school and Arthur Gellar, who worked in the garment industry. Her maternal grandparents were Hungarian Jewish immigrants, and her father was also from a Jewish family...
3. Robert Carlyle Robert Carlyle Actor, 28 Weeks Later Robert Carlyle was born in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland, to Elizabeth, a bus company employee, and Joseph Carlyle, a painter and decorator. He was raised by his father after his mother left him when he was four. At the age of 21, after reading Arthur Miller's "The Crucible," he enrolled in acting classes at the Glasgow Arts Centre...
4. Anthony Michael Hall Anthony Michael Hall Actor, The Dark Knight Anthony Michael Hall was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He is the son of Mercedes Hall, an actress-blues and jazz singer, and Larry Hall, who owned an auto body shop. His stepfather is a show-business manager. His sister, Mary Christian, is also a performer. He has Irish and Italian ancestry. Hall's given name was Michael Anthony Thomas Charles Hall...
5. Adrien Brody Adrien Brody Actor, The Pianist The son of Hungarian-born photographer Sylvia Plachy and retired history professor Elliot Brody, Adrien Brody grew up an only child in the Woodhaven section of Queens, New York, where he accompanied his mother on assignments for the Village Voice. He credits her with making him feel comfortable in front of the camera...
6. Claire Coffee Claire Coffee Actress, Grind Claire graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree in Theater. Her career began on stage at age 5 with The Mountain Play theater company in Marin County, California. She worked extensively with regional theaters in the Bay Area and Central Coast of California before attending Northwestern and then moving to Los Angeles.
7. Skyler Samuels Skyler Samuels Actress, The DUFF Skyler Samuels is the daughter of Kathy, a producer for unscripted series, and Scott, a U.S. marshal. She has three brothers, Cody, Harrison, and Jack, and one sister, Heather. Television viewers first caught notice of Skyler Samuels when she became a junior correspondent for Access Hollywood at the age of 8.
8. Julie Christie Julie Christie Actress, Doctor Zhivago Julie Christie, the British movie legend whom Al Pacino called "the most poetic of all actresses", was born in Chukua, Assam, India, on April 14, 1941, the daughter of a tea planter, Frank St. John Christie, and his wife, Rosemary (Ramsden), who was a painter. Her family was of English, and some Scottish...
9. Peter Capaldi Peter Capaldi Actor, In the Loop Peter Dougan Capaldi was born in Glasgow, Scotland, to Nancy (Soutar) and Gerald John Capaldi. His parents owned an ice cream business. He is of Italian (from his paternal grandfather), Scottish, and Irish descent. Capaldi attended drama classes and was accepted into the Glasgow School of Art. While studying there he secured his breakthrough role in Local Hero...
10. Rob McElhenney Rob McElhenney Writer, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
11. Brad Garrett Brad Garrett Actor, Finding Nemo Standing 6 feet 8-1/2 inches tall, Garrett grew up in Woodland Hills outside of Los Angeles. His father was a hearing aid specialist working in geriatrics and his mother was a housewife. Garrett spent a whopping six weeks at UCLA before going into stand-up comedy full time. He began performing his act at various Los Angeles comedy clubs...
12. Graham Phillips Graham Phillips Actor, Evan Almighty Graham Phillips is currently [2010] a series regular on the highly acclaimed new series, The Good Wife. For his work on that show he received a SAG Award nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama. Graham was cast in the starring role of a film, Goats which will begin filming this fall. Recently Graham starred in the leading role of "Evan Goldman" in the Broadway musical 13...
13. Gina McKee Gina McKee Actress, In the Loop
14. Rod Steiger Rod Steiger Actor, On the Waterfront Rod Steiger was born in Westhampton, New York, to Lorraine (Driver) and Frederick Steiger, both vaudevillians. He had German, Austrian, French, and Scottish ancestry. Steiger moved with his mother to Newark, New Jersey after her divorce was final. He dropped out of Westside High school at age 16 and joined the Navy...
15. Catherine Dent Catherine Dent Actress, 21 Grams Catherine Dent arrested audiences as "Officer Danny Sofer" in The Shield, playing a single woman in a world that understands brutality more than beauty. Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and trained at the North Carolina School of the Performing Arts, Dent made her film debut in 1994, playing Paul Newman's daughter-in-law in Robert Benton's Nobody's Fool...
16. Chris Ellis Chris Ellis Actor, The Dark Knight Rises
17. Nick Krause Nick Krause Actor, The Descendants Born in Austin and raised in Georgetown, Texas, Krause was a smart and athletic kid. He went to college at age 10 and, after that, decided to attend the charter school, NYOS, in order to grow around people his own age. He graduated early from Georgetown High School to begin shooting The Descendants out in Hawaii...
18. Georgina Chapman Georgina Chapman Actress, Match Point
19. Arlene Martel Arlene Martel Actress, A Walk to Remember Arlene Martel is well-known to Star Trek fans as Spock's Vulcan bride, "T'Pring", in the episode, Amok Time. Born in New York City, she spent her early years in one of the poorest slums in the Bronx. When her mother's boss saw her poor living conditions, he personally underwrote her attendance at an upper-crust boarding school in Connecticut...
20. Adam DiMarco Adam DiMarco Actor, Radio Rebel
21. Vivien Cardone Vivien Cardone Actress, A Beautiful Mind Vivien Cardone was born on April 14, 1993 in the city of Port Jefferson, New York, which is located on Long Island. Vivien is the second oldest of four children. She began appearing at the age of 3 months in national campaign commercials, such as Pizza Hut, Sears, Pillsbury, Sherman Williams, and Prudential to name a few...
22. John Gielgud John Gielgud Actor, Gandhi Sir John Gielgud, arguably the greatest Shakespearean actor of the 20th Century, had a theatrical career that spanned 64 years, from a role in a 1924 London production of "The Constant Nymph" to the 1988 production of " Sir Sydney Cockerell: The Best of Friends," and an even-longer film career that lasted 77 years...
23. Bradford Dillman Bradford Dillman Actor, Piranha Dark-haired, Ivy League-looking Bradford Dillman, whose white-collar career spanned nearly five decades, possessed charm and confident good looks that were slightly tainted by a bent smile, darting glance and edgy countenance that often provoked suspicion. Sure enough, the camera picked up on it and he played shady, highly suspect characters throughout most of his career...
24. Antwon Tanner Antwon Tanner Actor, Coach Carter
25. Natalie Knepp Natalie Knepp Actress, Bridge and Tunnel Natalie Knepp became interested in theatre at the age of 12, when she played Gloria in 'Wait until Dark' at the Aurora Community Theatre in Ohio. After her sophomore year in high school, she signed with the Ford Modeling and Talent Agency during her acclaimed performance as Juliet in 'Romeo & Juliet' at the Weathervane Theatre...
26. Sibi Blazic Sibi Blazic Stunts, The Dark Knight Rises
27. Lothaire Bluteau Lothaire Bluteau Actor, Jesus of Montreal
28. Langley Kirkwood Langley Kirkwood Actor, Invictus Langley Kirkwood was born in Bromley, Kent, England, UK. His family moved to South Africa when Kirkwood was young. The son of a poet and an art teacher, he was exposed to literature and the arts from an early age and fell in love with acting in his school years. He studied drama at high school and at Johannesburg's Wits University...
29. Bob Clendenin Bob Clendenin Actor, L.A. Confidential
30. Jaimz Woolvett Jaimz Woolvett Actor, Unforgiven Jaimz Woolvett studied acting and drama at university and was invited to join the National Theatre School. Jaimz had his first break when he was cast in the sitcom Dog House as the lead and was nominated for a Young Artists Award. Jaimz's big break then followed a few years later when he was cast in...
31. Simone McAullay Simone McAullay Actress, Crash Site Simone McAullay took dance lessons in Ballet and Jazz from an early age and continued until the age of 12. Next she decided to begin playing the Cello and play Volleyball. For 3 years she represented Australia in many Volleyball tournaments. After graduating High School she entered Curtin University but never finished as she decided to do a lot of traveling around the world...
32. Michelle Duncan Michelle Duncan Actress, Atonement
33. John Shea John Shea Actor, Missing Primarily known to TV audiences for his recurring role as the evil Lex Luthor in the early 90s Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman TV series, handsome, slim-faced, curly-haired actor John Shea was born in New Hampshire in 1949, but raised in Massachusetts. He received his BA from Bates College, which he achieved on debating and football scholarships...
34. John D'Aquino John D'Aquino Actor, Pumpkinhead
35. Loretta Lynn Loretta Lynn Self, Loretta Lynn
36. Lloyd Owen Lloyd Owen Actor, Apollo 18
37. Arthur Bowen Arthur Bowen Actor, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Arthur got the role after casting agents came to his school looking for kids who looked the part of the characters they were casting. When he auditioned he did not tell his parents until his mom received a letter coming from the casting crew of Harry Potter. Asking Arthur to come to London for more auditions...
38. Brian Forster Brian Forster Actor, How We Feel About Sound
39. Mark Pillow Mark Pillow Actor, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
40. Mary Castro Mary Castro Actress, The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard Mary Castro grew up in La Verne, California, a small, quiet suburb of Los Angeles. She attended Bonita High School where she was on the varsity Drill team. She was also an active member of the Bonita High School Chorale. Her music teacher discovered her profound voice and quickly moved her to the concert choir...
41. Shani Wallis Shani Wallis Actress, Oliver! A popular musical name noted on film for one delightfully feisty Cockney lass, Shani Wallis was born in 1933 in Tottenham (North London), England, and initially studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art on a scholarship. On stage from age 4 and performing in repertory as an early teen, she became one of the brighter young singing voices of her day...
42. Chris Langham Chris Langham Actor, Life of Brian
43. Joseph Ruskin Joseph Ruskin Actor, Smokin' Aces
44. Jo Osmond Jo Osmond Actress, Snow White and the Huntsman
45. Christian Alexander Christian Alexander Actor, Half Truth Christian Alexander (born Christian Ivanov Ivanov, April 14, 1990 in Athens) is an American actor, best known for his role as Kiefer Bauer on the American daytime drama General Hospital. Born to Bulgarian parents in Athens,[1] Alexander is a graduate of Beverly Hills High School. He formerly competed in gymnastics.[1] Alexander has appeared in a number of television series...
46. Katsuhiro Ôtomo Katsuhiro Ôtomo Writer, Akira Began to work as an animation artist in 1973.
47. Bob Grant Bob Grant Actor, What the Stars Foretell Bob Grant was trained at Rada after spending some time as a Lieutenant with the Royal Artillery. He plied his trade to begin with in Repertory and appeared on stage for many years all around the UK. His work in rep continued up to the mid-90s. He will be best remembered for his role of Jack Harper, the cheeky bus conductor with his traditional cigarette...
48. Don Roos Don Roos Writer, Marley & Me
49. Da Brat Da Brat Soundtrack, Bad Boys
50. Valerie Hobson Valerie Hobson Actress, Kind Hearts and Coronets Elegant, quintessentially English (although born in Northern Ireland) Valerie Hobson was the daughter of a British army officer. She studied dancing at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) and appeared on the stage for the first time at age 16, but she contracted a case of scarlet fever and decided to give up dancing for acting...
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