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1. Alexis Knapp Alexis Knapp Actress, Pitch Perfect Alexis Knapp hails from Allegheny in Pennsylvania. She worked as a model before breaking into acting, starting with small roles in Couples Retreat and Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. She also came to public attention during a high-profile relationship with Ryan Phillippe, which ended in November 2010. In July 2011...
2. Charlie Carver Charlie Carver Actor, Restless Virgins Charlie Carver was born July 31st, 1988 in San Francisco, California. At a young age, he moved up to a small town in the Napa Valley, California's wine country. It was there, in school, that Charlie had his first exposure to acting. He went on to study acting at ACT San Francisco, the Interlochen Arts Academy...
3. Wesley Snipes Wesley Snipes Actor, Blade Wesley Snipes grew up on the streets of the South Bronx in New York City, where he very early decided that the theater was to be his career. He attended the High School for the Performing Arts (popularized in Fame). But dreams of the musical theater (and maybe a few commercials) faded when his mother moved to Orlando...
4. Michael Biehn Michael Biehn Actor, The Terminator Michael Biehn was born on July 31, 1956 in Anniston, Alabama, grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska, and at age 14 moved with his family to Lake Havasu, Arizona, where he won a drama scholarship to the University of Arizona. He left prematurely two years later to pursue an acting career in Hollywood. His first...
5. Dean Cain Dean Cain Actor, Out of Time His mother, actress Sharon Thomas Cain, married his adoptive father, director Christopher Cain; when Dean was three. Though he grew up in Malibu and attended Santa Monica High School, his career plans favored professional football over acting. While at Princeton, he completed a history major, dated Brooke Shields for two years...
6. B.J. Novak B.J. Novak Actor, Inglourious Basterds
7. Annie Parisse Annie Parisse Actress, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
8. France Nuyen France Nuyen Actress, Santa Barbara
9. Emilia Fox Emilia Fox Actress, The Pianist
10. Richard Griffiths Richard Griffiths Actor, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban British character actor Richard Griffiths came from radio and the classical stage where he built up an early reputation as a Shakespearean clown, with larger-than-life portrayals of Henry VIII, Falstaff in "The Merry Wives of Windsor" and Bottom in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with the Royal Shakespeare Company just a few of his standout credits...
11. Christina Cox Christina Cox Actress, Elysium The youngest of three girls, Christina was born just outside Toronto. She carried a double major of theater and dance at the prestigious Arts York at Unionville High School. She went on to further her training at the Ryerson Theatre School of Toronto, among such alumni as Eric McCormack and David James Elliott...
12. Rico Rodriguez Rico Rodriguez Actor, The Muppets
13. Eve Best Eve Best Actress, The King's Speech Attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She was nominated for the 2008 Tony Award (New York City) for Best Actress in a Drama for "The Homecoming". She was nominated for the 2007 Tony Award (New York City) for Best Actress in a Drama for "A Moon for the Misbegotten". She won the 2005 Olivier...
14. Tami Stronach Tami Stronach Actress, The NeverEnding Story She is half-Scottish (father) and half-Israeli (mother). Her father Professor David Stronach, was a notable expert on Persian antiquities. The family had to flee Persia/Iran during the Revolution. They went to America, but ended up in Israel, where Tami is still based. She was studying acting in California...
15. Ted Cassidy Ted Cassidy Actor, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Ted Cassidy was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in Philippi, West Virginia. He was a well respected actor who portrayed many different characters during his film and television career. His most notable role was Lurch, the faithful butler on the television series The Addams Family. His most memorable dialogue as Lurch would be...
16. Blake Michael Blake Michael Actor, Lemonade Mouth Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Blake began his career at the age of 3 booking numerous print jobs. When Blake was 5, his mom enrolled him in acting classes with Lisina (Longo) Stoneburner at the Company Acting Studio in Atlanta. It was with Lisina and her staff that Blake's serious love for acting was nurtured and developed...
17. Ben Chaplin Ben Chaplin Actor, The Thin Red Line With charm to spare and dark, unassumingly handsome looks, British actor Ben Chaplin arrived on the Hollywood scene in smart and sexy fashion with the comedy The Truth About Cats & Dogs. While his habit for avoiding mainstream artificiality in favor of small, intense, independent vehicles is quite intact, in retrospect it looks as if he has purposely avoided glossy Hollywood stardom in search of quality work...
18. J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling Writer, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Joanne Rowling was born in Yate, near Bristol, a few miles south of a town called Dursley ("Harry Potter"'s Muggle-family). Her father Peter Rowling was an engineer for Rolls Royce in Bristol at this time. Her mother, Anne, was half-French and half-Scottish. They met on a train as it left King's Cross Station in London...
19. Geraldine Chaplin Geraldine Chaplin Actress, Chaplin The daughter of Charles Chaplin (aka Charlie Chaplin), Geraldine Chaplin attended the Royal Ballet Academy in London. She was discovered by David Lean when she was dancing in Paris, which is what led to her role in Doctor Zhivago. She has two children, Shane and Oona.
20. Barry Van Dyke Barry Van Dyke Actor, 6 Guns Barry Van Dyke is the second son of legendary entertainer, Dick Van Dyke. He has one older brother, Christian Van Dyke, and two younger sisters, Stacy Van Dyke and Carrie Beth van Dyke. Barry's TV debut was as "Florian", a violin-toting nine-year-old in The Talented Neighborhood episode of the classic The Dick Van Dyke Show show...
21. James Read James Read Actor, A Lot Like Love James Christopher Read was born on July 31, 1953 and was raised in Schenectady, New York. He gained his first experience as an actor in an amateur production while still in high school, but entered the University of Vermont as a forestry major in 1971. He dropped out of college after a year to work and travel abroad...
22. Geoffrey Lewis Geoffrey Lewis Actor, The Devil's Rejects Talented and highly capable character actor Geoffrey Lewis, with rustic (sometimes sour-faced) looks, grew up in Rhode Island but was moved out to California at the age of ten. Lewis was very keen on the dramatic arts at high school, but often preferred to put on his own one-man shows rather than participate in larger school productions...
23. Loren Dean Loren Dean Actor, Enemy of the State
24. Eric Lively Eric Lively Actor, American Pie Born in Atlanta, Georgia. Raised in the 818. His family works in the Entertainment Industry. Siblings: Blake Lively, Robyn Lively Jason Lively, & Lori Lively. Parents: Ernie Lively & Elain Lively. Eric finished high school at the age of 15 and immediately moved to New York where he planned to get a degree in photography from The Parsons School of Design...
25. Alan Autry Alan Autry Actor, House Though not Hispanic, Autry's parents named him "Carlos" after a Louisiana politician admired by his father. The couple soon divorced, however, and Autry's mother took him to be with her family in central California. Carlos Autry now became Carlos Brown. Autry played sports in high school and earned...
26. Zelda Williams Zelda Williams Actress, Were the World Mine
27. Louis de Funès Louis de Funès Actor, The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza was born on July 31, 1914, in Courbevoie, France. His father, named Carlos Luis de Funes de Galarza, was a former lawyer of Seville, Spain, who became a diamond cutter. His mother, named Leonor Soto Reguera, was of Spanish and Portugese extraction. Young Louis de Funès was fond of drawing and piano playing...
28. Rudolf Martin Rudolf Martin Actor, All My Children Born and raised in West Berlin, Rudolf moved with his family from Berlin to Paris to Italy, arriving in the United States a short time after his high school graduation from the Universite de Paris. While studying at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, he landed his first professional role in the Susan Seidelman short film The Dutch Master...
29. Dirk Blocker Dirk Blocker Actor, Poltergeist
30. Joey Richter Joey Richter Actor, A Very Potter Musical Joseph Michael "Joey" Richter is an actor, singer, and internet personality. Born in Laguna Niguel, he grew up in Southern California. Joey attended the University of Michigan and received a BFA in Theater Performance with a Minor in Global Media Studies. He is most likely known for his portrayal of Ron Weasley in Starkid's theatrical production "A Very Potter Musical"...
31. Sofia Pernas Sofia Pernas Actress, Age of the Dragons Sofia Pernas was born in Fes, Morocco, and saw a lot of the world before finally settling in Los Angeles. With a mind initially geared towards reporting, Pernas' life took an unexpected turn when she was approached by a modeling scout and later an acting agent who put her career into motion. Her unique look is attributed to a Moroccan mother and Galician father.
32. Larry Romano Larry Romano Actor, Donnie Brasco Larry Romano is an experienced actor with over 25 years' experience in television, movies, and theatre. His acting credits include "The King of Queens," "Donnie Brasco," "The Thin Red Line", "NYPD Blue", "CSI, NY", "LA Law" and "Lock Up". He has appeared on screen with many acclaimed actors, including: Al Pacino...
33. James Harvey Ward James Harvey Ward Actor, The Dark Knight Rises
34. Wunmi Mosaku Wunmi Mosaku Actress, Philomena
35. Jim True-Frost Jim True-Frost Actor, The Hudsucker Proxy
36. Sab Shimono Sab Shimono Actor, Waterworld
37. Mark Cuban Mark Cuban Producer, The Road Mark Cuban was born on July 31, 1958, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Indiana University in 1981 with a degree in Business. After college, Cuban moved to Dallas, Texas and created a computer consulting business called "MicroSolutions" which transformed him into a millionaire when he sold the business to CompuServe in 1990...
38. Jodi Ann Paterson Jodi Ann Paterson Actress, Dude, Where's My Car? Strikingly gorgeous brunette stunner Jodi Ann Paterson was born on July 31, 1975 in Balikpapan, Indonesia. Her mother is Indonesian and her father is an American of mixed Swiss and English descent. Jodi's family moved to Oregon when she was two years old. She grew up in Springfield, Oregon. Paterson attended Thurston High School...
39. Don Murray Don Murray Actor, Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
40. Susan Flannery Susan Flannery Actress, The Towering Inferno
41. Mario Bava Mario Bava Cinematographer, A Bay of Blood Italian director Mario Bava was born on July 31, 1914 in the coastal northern Italian town of San Remo. His father, Eugenio Bava (1886-1966), was a cinematographer in the early days of the Italian film industry. Bava was trained as a painter, and when he eventually followed his father into film photography...
42. Jessica Williams Jessica Williams Actress, Delivery Man
43. Rebecca Atkinson Rebecca Atkinson Actress, Episode #6.10
44. Jayce Bartok Jayce Bartok Actor, Spider-Man Jayce moved with his family from Pittsburgh to Manhattan at the age of 11. He attended Xavier high school and NYU Film School. He made his Off-Broadway debut in Circle Rep production of "Dalton's Back" and his screen debut in Terry Gilliam's "The Fisher King" at the age of 18. Jayce has gone on to do a slew of commercials and films...
45. Divini Rae Divini Rae Actress, Addicted to Love Lovely, busty, and shapely blonde stunner Divini Rae Sorenson was born on July 31, 1977 in Alaska. Her parents are of mixed English, Swedish, German, and Cherokee Indian heritage. Divini grew up in a log cabin with no electricity in a remote fishing village located to nearby Fairbanks, Alaska. An avid reader...
46. Ian Roberts Ian Roberts Actor, Superman Returns
47. Sherry Lansing Sherry Lansing Self, The Brothers Warner Sherry was born in Chicago and pursued an acting career after graduating from Northwestern University. After appearing in two films, Loving and Rio Lobo, Sherry decided to leave the acting field. In 1974, Sherry joined Talent Associates, as an executive in charge of development. Three years later...
48. Roger Hill Roger Hill Actor, One Life to Live
49. Lane Davies Lane Davies Actor, Body Double Lane Davies was born in Dalton, Georgia. Though perhaps best known for sardonic roles in television comedy and drama, during 30 years as a stage actor, Lane has performed such roles as Hamlet, Macbeth, Richard III, King Lear, Petruchio, Henry V and Cyrano de Bergerac in companies from San Diego to Providence...
50. Percy Herbert Percy Herbert Actor, The Bridge on the River Kwai The massive brooding face and nose of British actor Percy Herbert is familiar to movie goers and TV audiences alike. A seemingly unlikely stage discovery by no one less than the great Dame Sybil Thorndike of British theater, Herbert moved into movie roles by the early 1950s. Initially fitting in as a featured cockney character...
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