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1. Christopher Nolan Christopher Nolan Writer, The Dark Knight Best known for his cerebral, often nonlinear story-telling, acclaimed writer-director Christopher Nolan was born on July 30, 1970 in London, England. Over the course of 15 years of film-making, Nolan has gone from low-budget independent films to working on some of the biggest blockbusters ever made...
2. Yvonne Strahovski Yvonne Strahovski Actress, Killer Elite Yvonne was born and raised in Australia. Her parents were Polish immigrants. She attended the Santa Sabina College for her high school education. She then went on to study Performance at the University of Western Sydney's School of Contemporary Arts, graduating in 2003. Shortly afterwards, she landed her first role on television in an episode of Fear Factory...
3. Arnold Schwarzenegger Arnold Schwarzenegger Actor, The Terminator With an almost unpronounceable surname and a thick Austrian accent, who would have ever believed that a brash, quick talking bodybuilder from a small European village would become one of Hollywood's biggest stars, marry into the prestigious Kennedy family, amass a fortune via shrewd investments and one day be the Governor of California!...
4. Joey King Joey King Actress, Crazy, Stupid, Love. Joey King started acting professionally when she was four years old. A national spot for Life Cereal was Joey's first commercial. It has been said that Joey inherited the love of acting from her grandmother who used to perform in live theater. She has appeared in several television shows and movies of the week...
5. Hilary Swank Hilary Swank Actress, Million Dollar Baby Hilary was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Judith Kay (Clough), a secretary, and Stephen Michael Swank, who served in the National Guard and was also a traveling salesman. Her maternal grandmother, Frances Martha Dominguez, was of Mexican descent, and her other roots include German, English, and Scottish...
6. Martin Starr Martin Starr Actor, Knocked Up
7. Terry Crews Terry Crews Actor, Bridesmaids Terry Crews was born in Flint, Michigan, to Patricia and Terry Crews, Sr. He earned an Art Excellence Scholarship to attend Western Michigan University and also earned a full-ride athletic scholarship to play football. Crews was an All-Conference defensive end, and was a major contributor on the 1988 MAC champion WMU Broncos...
8. Jaime Pressly Jaime Pressly Actress, I Love You, Man After growing up in North Carolina, Jaime spent almost 11 years training in gymnastics and eventually entered the modeling world. Jaime can be seen on the cover of an older Teen Magazine, and has modeled throughout the United States, Italy, and Japan.
9. Richard Linklater Richard Linklater Director, Before Sunset Self-taught writer-director Richard Linklater was among the first and most successful talents to emerge during the American independent film renaissance of the 1990s. Typically setting each of his movies during one 24-hour period, Linklater's work explored what he dubbed "the youth rebellion continuum,"...
10. Christine Taylor Christine Taylor Actress, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
11. Laurence Fishburne Laurence Fishburne Actor, The Matrix One of Hollywood's most talented and versatile performers and the recipient of a truckload of NAACP Image awards, Laurence John Fishburne III was born in Augusta, Georgia on July 30, 1961, to Hattie Bell (Crawford), a teacher, and Laurence John Fishburne, Jr., a juvenile corrections officer. His mother transplanted her family to Brooklyn after his parents divorced...
12. Lisa Kudrow Lisa Kudrow Actress, P.S. I Love You Hardly the dumb blonde of Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, Lisa was born in Encino, California on July 30, 1963. Her mother, Nedra S. (Stern), was a travel agent, and her father, Lee N. Kudrow, was a physician. Her parents are both from Jewish immigrant families (from Belarus, Russia, and Hungary). Lisa was raised in Tarzana and played varsity-level tennis in high school and college...
13. Simon Baker Simon Baker Actor, Land of the Dead Simon Baker was first recognized in 1992, when he received Australia's prestigious Logie award for Most Popular New Talent. Upon relocating to Los Angeles with his family, Baker was immediately cast in the Academy Award winning film L.A. Confidential.
14. Aml Ameen Aml Ameen Actor, The Maze Runner British actor Aml Ameen has had an extraordinary 2013, beginning with a supporting role, as the younger version of Forrest Whitaker's character, 'Cecil Gaines', in Lee Daniels' critically acclaimed award winning feature film, THE BUTLER. Aml (pronounced uh-mel) also filmed a leading role in THE MAZE RUNNER...
15. Vivica A. Fox Vivica A. Fox Actress, Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Vivica A. Fox was born in South Bend, Indiana, on July 30, 1964, and is the daughter of Everlyena, a pharmaceutical technician, and William Fox, a private school administrator. She is of Native American and African-American descent and is proud of her heritage. She is a graduate of Arlington High School in Indianapolis...
16. Jean Reno Jean Reno Actor, Léon: The Professional Jean Reno was born Juan Moreno y Herrera-Jiménez in Casablanca, Morocco, to Spanish parents (from Andalucía) who moved to North Africa to seek work. His father was a linotypist. Reno settled in France at 17. He began studying drama and has credits in French television and theater as well as films. His first two marriages both ended in divorce...
17. April Bowlby April Bowlby Actress, From Prada to Nada April Michelle Bowlby was born on 30 July 1980 in Vallejo, California, USA. She and her family moved to Manteca, California, when she was a small child. April studied ballet, French and marine biology at Moorpark College, before deciding to pursue an acting career. She studied drama with Ivana Chubbuck...
18. Jacob Lofland Jacob Lofland Actor, Mud Lofland was born in Briggsville, Arkansas, to Billy and Debra Lofland. Jacob began his film career playing Neckbone in Jeff Nichols' Mud, with Matthew McConaughey and Tye Sheridan. Lofland was quick to recognize that he fit every adjective of Neck's personality description, as well as bringing the boating and cycle riding experience Jeff was looking for...
19. William Atherton William Atherton Actor, The Last Samurai William Atherton Knight was born on July 30, 1947 in Orange, Connecticut, the son of Robert and Roby Atherton Knight. He studied acting at the Drama School at Carnegie Tech and graduated from Carnegie-Mellon in 1969. A veteran of stage, film and television, Atherton began as a leading man in Steven Spielberg's The Sugarland Express...
20. Javier Botet Javier Botet Actor, Mama
21. Delta Burke Delta Burke Actress, What Women Want Delta Burke is best known for her portrayal as Suzanne Sugarbaker in CBS' Designing Women, which ran for five seasons and for which she received two Emmy nominations for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. When a teenager she represented Florida in the Miss America Pageant, and won a talent scholarship...
22. Carel Struycken Carel Struycken Actor, Men in Black Carel Struyken was born in the Hague, The Netherlands. When he was four years old his family moved to Curacao, an island in the Caribbean. At age sixteen, he returned to his country, where he finished high school. He graduated from the directing program at the film school in Amsterdam, following which he did a year at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles...
23. Austin North Austin North Actor, The Pilot
24. Tom Green Tom Green Self, The Tom Green Show
25. Frances de la Tour Frances de la Tour Actress, Hugo
26. Richard Burgi Richard Burgi Actor, In Her Shoes Richard Burgi was born on July 30, 1958, in suburban Monclair, New Jersey, to a family heavily involved with music. One of four children, Richard was born to a father who was a drummer, a mother who was a singer and is the sibling to a brother who also became a drummer. This exposure to music could have contributed to Richard's involvement with community theatre during his formative years...
27. Ken Olin Ken Olin Producer, Blood Moon His dark, sincere good looks were steadily put to use on the small screen during the 80s, but, in retrospect, actor Ken Olin will probably be considered more of a major force behind the camera. Born in Chicago, Ken went to the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and headed for Hollywood in the late 70s...
28. Hope Solo Hope Solo Self, Episode #18.166
29. Donnie Keshawarz Donnie Keshawarz Actor, The Wolf of Wall Street Donnie was born in Guelph, Ontario and raised in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Before discovering acting, Donnie was a soccer addict, then frontman for the prog-rock group Elements. He has a BFA from Rutgers University, and an MFA from The University of Missouri at Kansas City. Donnie resides in New York with his wife and his daughter, Sofia.
30. Frank Stallone Frank Stallone Actor, Rocky Grammy and Golden Globe nominated artist Frank Stallone is an actor, singer and musician. Frank has garnered four Platinum Albums, ten Gold Albums and five Gold Singles and has acted in over 60 films and TV shows including Walker Texas Ranger, multiple sitcoms and variety shows, Hudson Hawk, Staying Alive...
31. John Reardon John Reardon Actor, TRON: Legacy Studied Shakespeare at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, as well as Improv at The Second City in Los Angeles and Toronto. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, John Reardon is one of three children, and is part of a large extended family of over 300 cousins living in Canada's Maritimes. During his school years...
32. Krista Ayne Krista Ayne Actress, While Henry Sleeps Lovely, sexy, and slender brunette stunner Krista Ayne was born on July 30, 1982 in New York City. Krista first started modeling at age nine. She played the female lead in a grade school production of "Fiddler on the Roof." Ayne got her first substantial breakthrough modeling job for Redken at age nineteen; among the other major brands she has done print and commercials bookings for are Verizon...
33. Philip Davis Philip Davis Actor, Alien³
34. Sofie Gråbøl Sofie Gråbøl Actress, Nightwatch
35. Peter Bogdanovich Peter Bogdanovich Actor, The Last Picture Show The son of immigrants fleeing the Nazis--his father was a Serbian painter and pianist and his mother was descended from a rich Jewish Austrian family--Peter Bogdanovich was conceived in Europe but born in America. He originally was an actor in the 1950s, studying his craft with legendary acting teacher Stella Adler and appearing on television and in summer stock...
36. Kerry Fox Kerry Fox Actress, Shallow Grave
37. Victor Wong Victor Wong Actor, The Last Emperor Eccentric looking Chinese-American actor with a slightly drooping face (the result of a bout of Bell's palsy) who studied political science, art & journalism before becoming a news reporter for a San Francisco public TV station in the late 1960s. Apart from a brief stint in the mid-1970s on the TV soap opera Search for Tomorrow...
38. Alton Brown Alton Brown Self, Oh My Meat Pie!
39. Edd Byrnes Edd Byrnes Actor, Grease Born Edward Byrne Breitenberger in New York City on July 30, 1933, Edd Byrnes shared an impoverished and unhappy childhood with brother Vincent and sister Jo-Ann. Their mother worked hard at various jobs to keep the family together because her alcoholic husband was often absent from the scene. When Edd was 13 his father was found dead in a basement...
40. Derek Waters Derek Waters Actor, Hall Pass
41. Lisa Goldstein Kirsch Lisa Goldstein Kirsch Actress, Don't Know Yet
42. Gabrielle Christian Gabrielle Christian Actress, The Morning After With an impressive body of work that encompasses both acting and singing, Gabrielle Christian is quickly emerging as one of Hollywood's most sought after talents. Gabrielle grew up in Maryland where she began performing with local theater groups and in school plays at 12. She landed her first leading television role opposite Kate Bosworth...
43. Diana Vickers Diana Vickers Soundtrack, The Inbetweeners Movie
44. Lisa Wilhoit Lisa Wilhoit Actress, Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves Lisa Wilhoit started acting at the age of 10 when a casting director discovered her during a gymnastics class. She was instantly intrigued when she was cast in a stunt role for the movie "Hook", playing a young Julia Roberts. Lisa made her TV series debut as Danielle Chase, the attention seeking little sister of Claire Danes...
45. Clotilde Hesme Clotilde Hesme Actress, Love Songs Clotilde Hesme was born in Troyes, France in 1979. She is the sister of Annelise Hesme, and Élodie Hesme, who are also actresses. After studying at the Conservatoire National Supérieur d'Art Dramatique (CNSAD), she appeared in plays and was noticed by Jérôme Bonnel who cast her in his film Le Chignon d'Olga in 2002...
46. Misty May-Treanor Misty May-Treanor Self, Olympic Special
47. Richard Johnson Richard Johnson Actor, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Born in Upminster, Essex, England in 1927, Richard Johnson attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and then performed in John Gielgud's repertory company until joining the navy during World War II. After the war, he appeared successfully in the West End and made his film debut in the early 1950s...
48. Paul Anka Paul Anka Soundtrack, Jaws Canadian-born Paul Anka first achieved success in the 1950s as a teenage singing star (and, for the times, an unusual one in that he wrote many of his own songs). Although he appeared in several films, and was quite believable as a nervous, hyper young soldier in The Longest Day (for which he also composed the theme music)...
49. Kelly Gray Kelly Gray Actress, Never Winter
50. Michael Bell Michael Bell Actor, Tangled
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