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1. Uma Thurman Uma Thurman Actress, Pulp Fiction Uma Karuna Thurman, daughter of Robert Thurman and Nena Thurman, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on April 29, 1970. Uma grew up in Amherst, Massachusetts, where her father worked at Amherst College. She left boarding school at just 15, already determined to become an actress. She moved to New York to follow her dream...
2. Michelle Pfeiffer Michelle Pfeiffer Actress, Scarface Michelle Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, California to Dick and Donna Pfeiffer. She has an older brother and two younger sisters - Dedee Pfeiffer, and Lori Pfeiffer, who both dabbled in acting and modeling but decided against making it their life's work. She graduated from Fountain Valley High School in 1976...
3. Daniel Day-Lewis Daniel Day-Lewis Actor, There Will Be Blood Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is the only person in film history to win the Oscar award for Best Actor three times. Born in London, England, he is the second child of Cecil Day-Lewis (A.K.A. Nicholas Blake) (Poet Laureate of England) and his second wife, Jill Balcon. His maternal grandfather was Sir Michael Balcon...
4. Kate Mulgrew Kate Mulgrew Actress, Throw Momma from the Train Katherine Kiernan Mulgrew, or Kate Mulgrew, was born on April 29, 1955. She grew up in Dubuque, Iowa, being the oldest girl in an Irish Catholic family of 8. When Kate, as a 12-year-old, expressed an interest in acting, her mother, Joan, brought home biographies of great actresses and sent Kate to summer acting schools...
5. Megan Boone Megan Boone Actress, My Bloody Valentine
6. Derek Mears Derek Mears Actor, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
7. Darby Stanchfield Darby Stanchfield Actress, Waitress Darby was born and raised in Kodiak, Alaska. Her father was a commercial crab fisherman. The family later moved to Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands, and, finally, Mercer Island, near Seattle. She attended the University of Puget Sound, graduating in 1993 with a degree in Communications and a minor in theater...
8. Taylor Cole Taylor Cole Actress, The Green Hornet Born and raised in Arlington, Texas, Taylor Cole had a fulfilling high school experience. Proving to be a gifted athlete, she played on her high school's volleyball team and traveled around the country with the Junior Olympics squad. Her stunning good looks also allowed her to travel around the world as a professional model doing photo shoots in Italy...
9. Jerry Seinfeld Jerry Seinfeld Writer, Seinfeld Jerry Seinfeld was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Betty (Hesney) and Kalman Seinfeld. His father was of Hungarian Jewish descent, while Jerry's maternal grandparents, Salha and Selim Hosni, were Syrian Jewish immigrants (from Aleppo). He moved with his family, including sister Carolyn, to suburban Massepequa...
10. Phillip Noyce Phillip Noyce Director, Salt Born in the Australian outback town of Griffith, New South Wales, Phillip Noyce moved to Sydney with his family at the age of 12. As a teenager, he was introduced to underground films produced on shoestring budgets as well as mainstream American movies. He was 18 when he made his first film, the 15-minute...
11. Tyler Labine Tyler Labine Actor, Tucker & Dale vs. Evil
12. Kate Nauta Kate Nauta Actress, Transporter 2
13. David Belle David Belle Actor, District B13 David Belle is the founder of Parkour, an actor, film choreographer, and stunt coordinator. Belle was introduced to his acting career in a meeting with Hubert Koundé ("La Haine") and then in the play Pygmalion. Belle starred in "Les gens du voyages" and "Un monde meilleur", followed by "L'Engrenages" and "Femme Fatale"...
14. Paul Adelstein Paul Adelstein Actor, Bedazzled
15. Eve Plumb Eve Plumb Actress, Blue Ruin Eve Plumb, the actress and painter most famous for playing the role of Jan on The Brady Bunch, began acting professionally in 1966, appearing in TV commercials. The child actor began getting parts on series television in 1967. Her place in TV history was cemented when she landed the role of Jan Brady...
16. Fares Fares Fares Fares Actor, Zero Dark Thirty Began his acting career in Sweden 2000 with the movie "Jalla! Jalla!". He has been acting in both comedies as well as action movies. He has been acting in theater as well as some TV productions. In 2012, Mr. Fares started his Hollywood career co-starring with Denzel Washington in the movie "Safe house".
17. Bre Blair Bre Blair Actress, Last Vegas
18. April Telek April Telek Actress, Flight 93 Award-winning film & television actress April Telek was born and raised in North Vancouver, British Columbia. After landing her first modeling gig at the age of ten, April quickly realized her love for the camera, and while growing up as a child actor and international model, April was enrolled in a "Super Achievers" program designed specifically for kids with professional careers in school...
19. Lane Smith Lane Smith Actor, My Cousin Vinny
20. Trevor Snarr Trevor Snarr Actor, Napoleon Dynamite
21. Sam Jones III Sam Jones III Actor, Glory Road
22. Leslie Jordan Leslie Jordan Actor, The Help For such a diminutive (4' 11") frame, character actor Leslie Jordan has a tall propensity for scene-stealing. He hails from the South, as his dead-giveaway drawl quickly exposes, and was raised in a highly conservative, deeply religious atmosphere in Chattanooga, Tennessee. His father, a Lieutenant Colonel with the Army...
23. Vincent Ventresca Vincent Ventresca Actor, Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
24. Federico Castelluccio Federico Castelluccio Actor, A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints Federico Castelluccio is a driven and talented individual maintaining two careers as a professional artist and established actor. As an actor, Federico is best known for his role as Furio Giunta--imported hit man and object of Carmella Soprano's affections--on the HBO TV series The Sopranos. Born in Naples...
25. Michael May Michael May Actor, American Reunion Michael May, was born in Atlanta, GA on April 29, 1999. He began his acting career at the age of 3 when he sang his first solo on stage in the play "Bye-Bye Birdie." At the age of 5, he attended an "Open-Call" audition in Atlanta, Ga where he was discovered by Joy Pervis of J Pervis Talent Agency. After booking several commercials such as 790 the Zone...
26. Celeste Holm Celeste Holm Actress, All About Eve Celeste Holm was an only child, born into a home where her mother was a painter and her father worked in insurance. She would study acting at the University of Chicago and make her stage debut in 1936. Her Broadway debut came when she was 19. She appeared in many successful plays, including "The Women"...
27. Firass Dirani Firass Dirani Actor, Pitch Black
28. Gavan O'Herlihy Gavan O'Herlihy Actor, Willow
29. Nora Dunn Nora Dunn Actress, Bruce Almighty Nora Dunn got her start working at the famous Second City comedy troupe, where she was eventually spotted by Saturday Night Live casting directors, and she joined the SNL cast (among them Joan Cusack, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Michael Hall, Jon Lovitz, Dennis Miller, Randy Quaid, Terry Sweeney...
30. Alex Vincent Alex Vincent Actor, Child's Play Alex Vincent was born in New Jersey. At about five years old Alex was in Child's Play and followed it up with three more movies. At 13 years old he did My Family Treasure which he didn't like and called it quits. When he got to high school, he tried to live down the image of a child star but two years later he decided to give acting another try...
31. Irvin Kershner Irvin Kershner Director, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Irvin Kershner was born on April 29, 1923 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A graduate of the University of Southern California film school, Kershner began his career in 1950, producing documentaries for the United States Information Service in the Middle East. He later turned to television, directing and photographing a series of documentaries called "Confidential File"...
32. Richard Kline Richard Kline Actor, I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
33. Master P Master P Soundtrack, Scooby-Doo Percy Miller also known as "Master P" was born on April 29, 1970 in New Orleans, LA. Although he was raised in the poverty of Calliope Housing Projects, he was motivated and determined to reach his goals and dreams, which led him to become a successful entrepreneur. As a student-athlete at the University of Houston...
34. Alicia Morton Alicia Morton Actress, Annie
35. Wayne Robson Wayne Robson Actor, Cube
36. Reb Brown Reb Brown Actor, Space Mutiny
37. Jean Rochefort Jean Rochefort Actor, Ridicule French character star Jean Rochefort expressed an interest in acting early in life. Born in 1930, he trained at the Paris Conservatoire but had to halt his studies due to military service. Relocating to Paris, he developed a minor name for himself in cabaret and stage plays. He also worked with the Grenier-Hussenot company at this time and acted in TV drama...
38. Karen Balkin Karen Balkin Actress, The Children's Hour
39. Marija Karan Marija Karan Actress, The Rite
40. Johnny Sands Johnny Sands Actor, The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
41. Fred Zinnemann Fred Zinnemann Director, High Noon Initially grew up wanting to be a violinist, but while at the University of Vienna decided to study law. While doing so, he became increasingly interested in American film and decided that was what he wanted to do. He became involved in European filmaking for a short time before going to America to study film.
42. Carnie Wilson Carnie Wilson Self, Bridesmaids
43. Laura Harrington Laura Harrington Actress, What's Eating Gilbert Grape
44. Schuyler Grant Schuyler Grant Actress, Anne of Green Gables Schuyler Grant was born on April 29, 1971, the daughter of Katharine Houghton's brother, Jack and his wife, Ann. She was delivered by her dad, a writer, in her parents's apartment in California. She was in the mini-series of Anne of Green Gables as "Diana Barry". She was on the TV show All My Children as "Camille Hawkins" for three years from 1998-2001...
45. Richard Epcar Richard Epcar Actor, Macross Plus Richard Epcar is an actor / voice actor-director who has voiced over 300 characters in Games, Animation and Anime. Best known as the voice of Batou in Ghost in the Shell, The Joker in several Batman games including Injustice: Gods Among Us and Ansem in Kingdom Hearts. Starting out in Robotech, you've heard him in Korra...
46. Tom Ewell Tom Ewell Actor, The Seven Year Itch Beleaguered character actor Tom Ewell, the unlikely film and TV star with the trademark lumpy figure and droopy, lugubrious mug, was born Samuel Yewell Tompkins on April 29, 1909, in Kentucky. His family tried to steer him towards a law career but he chose the path of acting instead after becoming involved in college productions at the University of Wisconsin...
47. Jürgen Vogel Jürgen Vogel Actor, The Wave
48. Andre Agassi Andre Agassi Self, Episode #9.1
49. Bruce Harwood Bruce Harwood Actor, The X Files Bruce was born in North Vancouver but then moved to Prince Rupert. When he was in elementary school, his family moved to Vernon, British Columbia in the Okanagan Valley, where he lived until going to the University of British Columbia. He met Heather when they were in Junior High School together, but didn't start a romance until he was in University...
50. Richard Carlson Richard Carlson Actor, Creature from the Black Lagoon The son of an attorney, Richard Carlson had an introspective quality to his performances and looked every inch the academic he first aspired to be. Following his graduation from the University of Minnesota with a Master's Degree in English, the tall, dark-haired youth had a brief stint as a drama teacher at his alma mater...
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