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1. Robert De Niro Robert De Niro Actor, Goodfellas One of the greatest actors of all time, Robert De Niro was born on August 17, 1943 in Manhattan, New York City, to artists Virginia (Admiral) and Robert De Niro Sr. His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestry is English, Dutch, German, French and Irish. He was trained at the Stella Adler Conservatory and the American Workshop...
2. Taissa Farmiga Taissa Farmiga Actress, The Final Girls Taissa Farmiga is an American actress, and the younger sister of Academy Award nominee Vera Farmiga, who is 21 years her senior. She was born in Readington Township, New Jersey, USA, to Ukrainian-born parents Michael and Lubomyra (Spas) Farmiga. Unlike her older sister, Taissa initially had no interest in becoming an actor...
3. Helen McCrory Helen McCrory Actress, Skyfall Award-winning actress Helen Elizabeth McCrory was born in London, England, to Welsh-born Anne (Morgans) and Scottish-born Iain McCrory, a diplomat (from Glasgow). She trained at the Drama Centre London. She began her career on stage in the UK. She won the Manchester Evening News' Best Actress Award for...
4. Sean Penn Sean Penn Actor, Mystic River Sean Penn is a powerhouse film performer capable of intensely moving work, who has gone from strength to strength during a colourful film career, and who has drawn much media attention for his stormy private life and political viewpoints. Sean Justin Penn was born in Los Angeles, California, the second son of actress Eileen Ryan (née Annucci) and director...
5. Austin Butler Austin Butler Actor, Aliens in the Attic Austin Robert Butler was born in Anaheim, California, to Lori Anne (Howell), an aesthetician, and David Butler. He has always enjoyed movies of all types. When he was 13 he was walking around at the Orange County Fair and was approached by a representative from a background-acting management company...
6. Maureen O'Hara Maureen O'Hara Actress, Miracle on 34th Street In America, the early performing arts accomplishments of young Maureen FitzSimons (who we know as Maureen O'Hara) would definitely have put her in the child prodigy category. However, for a child of Irish heritage surrounded by gifted parents and family, these were very natural traits. Maureen made her entrance into this caring haven on August 17...
7. Donnie Wahlberg Donnie Wahlberg Actor, Blue Bloods Donald Edmond Wahlberg, Jr. was born August 17, 1969 in Dorchester Massachusetts, into a family of Swedish (from his paternal grandfather), Irish, and more distant French-Canadian, English, and Scottish, descent. He is the eighth of nine children of Alma Elaine (Donnelly), a nurse's aide and clerk, and Donald Edward Wahlberg...
8. Rachel Hurd-Wood Rachel Hurd-Wood Actress, Peter Pan Rachel Clare Hurd-Wood is an English actress and model, best known for her roles as Wendy Darling in Peter Pan, Corrie McKenzie in Tomorrow, When the War Began, and Sibyl Vane in Dorian Gray. She was born on 17 August 1990 in the Streatham district of South London, England, as daughter of Philip and Sarah Hurd-Wood...
9. Raphael Bob-Waksberg Raphael Bob-Waksberg Writer, BoJack Horseman
10. Ebon Moss-Bachrach Ebon Moss-Bachrach Actor, The Lake House
11. Brady Corbet Brady Corbet Actor, Melancholia American actor Brady James Monson Corbet was born on August 17, 1988, in Scottsdale, AZ. Brady made his film debut as Mason Freeland in 2003's "Thirteen" and later had roles as Brian Lackey in "Mysterious Skin" and as Alan Tracy in "Thunderbirds." He also has guest starred on the television shows "Greetings...
12. Mark Salling Mark Salling Actor, Glee Mark Wayne Salling was born in Dallas, Texas. He is the younger of two children of Condy Sue (née Wherry), a school secretary, and John Robert Salling, Jr., an accountant. He was home-schooled at an early age. Salling was raised in a "strict Christian home" and attended Providence Christian School and Our Redeemer Lutheran during elementary school...
13. Glenn Corbett Glenn Corbett Actor, Route 66 An American lead actor and supporting actor, rugged and commanding Glenn Corbett's background didn't seem like it would lead to Hollywood stardom. The son of a garage mechanic, Corbett served a hitch in the Navy and later met Judy, the woman who would become his wife, while she was working at a college...
14. Farah Zeynep Abdullah Farah Zeynep Abdullah Actress, Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman ki Born in 1989, Farah Zeynep Abdullah is graduated from Kent University Drama & French Language Department in 2013. During her education she has to suspend study for 2 years as she was chosen to a Turkish TV drama's cast ( Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki). Farah Zeynep Abdullah's leading role "Aylin" was the second daughter of a Turkish family and that role brought her award...
15. David Conrad David Conrad Actor, Ghost Whisperer
16. Tammy Townsend Tammy Townsend Actress, Preacher's Kid Tammy Townsend is a tomboy at heart and alumni of The School of The Arts. She landed her first TV role at only 14; a guest spot on "Diff'rent Strokes" with Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges. She soon found work on shows like "In the Heat of the Night", "Quantum Leap" and as a regular on the popular long running soap "Days of Our Lives" as single mom Wendy Reardon...
17. Tim Bagley Tim Bagley Actor, The Mask Tim Bagley was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and grew up in Madison and Trempealeau, Wisconsin, and Niles, Michigan, with his parents, Carol and Elwyn, and four siblings, Anne, Patrick, Kit and Dan. After High School Tim moved to southern California to perform with the singing group "The Young Americans," while majoring in Art with a minor in Psychology at California State University Fullerton...
18. Mae West Mae West Actress, I'm No Angel Mary Jane West was born in Brooklyn, New York, on August 17, 1893, to parents involved in prizefighting and vaudeville. Mae herself worked on the stage and in vaudeville from the time she was five years old. She never was academically inclined because she was too busy performing. She studied dance as a child...
19. Robert Joy Robert Joy Actor, CSI: NY
20. Julian Fellowes Julian Fellowes Writer, Downton Abbey
21. Larry B. Scott Larry B. Scott Actor, The Karate Kid
22. John Marshall Jones John Marshall Jones Actor, Con Air John Marshall Jones (The Last Revolutionary, Sundance Channel's Rectify, Call of Duty-Infinite Warfare) has worked with such stars as Oscar winners Sean Penn, Helen Hunt, Jamie Foxx, Forrest Whittaker, Robin Williams and Steve Martin. He's had 5 TV series, 20 feature films, has made over 200 TV episodic appearances...
23. Saraya-Jade Bevis Saraya-Jade Bevis Actress, WWE Raw Saraya-Jade Bevis (born 17 August 1992) is an English professional wrestler and actress. She is signed to WWE, where she performs under the ring name Paige. She is a two-time WWE Divas Champion and was the inaugural NXT Women's Champion in WWE's developmental branch, NXT. She is the only person to have held both championships concurrently...
24. Erika Toda Erika Toda Actress, Death Note
25. Cinta Laura Kiehl Cinta Laura Kiehl Actress, After the Dark Cinta Laura Kiehl is a German-Indonesian actress, singer and model in Indonesia. Beginning her career in 2007, she starred in several big hit TV series and movies. Her success lead her to become the face of several local and international brands. Over the span of her career, she has won several awards for acting and singing...
26. Jennifer Rhodes Jennifer Rhodes Actress, Heathers From Rosiclare, Illinois, Jennifer headed for the Drama Department at Southern Illinois University where, after touring a semester playing "Cherie" in "Bus Stop", she was hooked. She went to New York where she studied acting at the Herbert Berghof Studio, performed Off-Broadway, toured with the Stanley Wolff Players in the Catskills and did two seasons of Summer Stock...
27. Jessi Klein Jessi Klein Writer, Inside Amy Schumer
28. Frederick Lau Frederick Lau Actor, The Wave Frederick Lau is a German actor. He was born and raised in Steglitz, Berlin, Germany, and still lives there. He played in over 50 roles since 2000. In 2008 he won the Deutscher Filmpreis award (Lola) for best male role for being Tim Stoltefuss in "Die Welle". He is also known for portraying Wurstjunge in "Die Snobs".
29. Andrew Koenig Andrew Koenig Actor, Batman: Dead End
30. Brock Kelly Brock Kelly Actor, Pitch Perfect
31. Bryton James Bryton James Actor, The Young and the Restless
32. Kate McNeil Kate McNeil Actress, As the World Turns
33. Dana Daurey Dana Daurey Actress, Bewitched Ever since She can remember, She always wanted to be an actress. First, though, to whet the performing appetite... She got into dancing as a preteen. It snowballed quickly into a professional career - and taught her how to be comfortable in her own skin and truly express herself. Her acting bug finally got its chance to crawl when she went to a Performing Arts High School in Los Angeles...
34. Evelyn Ankers Evelyn Ankers Actress, The Wolf Man Evelyn Ankers, a beautiful movie actress who was a staple of Universal's horror films in the 1940s, was born in Chile to English parents in 1918. Her parents repatriated the family back to England in the 1920s, and it was in Old Blighty that Ankers developed a desire to become an actress. She began appearing in small roles in English movies in the mid 1930s while she was still in school...
35. Martha Coolidge Martha Coolidge Director, Valley Girl Martha Patterson Coolidge was born on August 17, 1946 in New Haven Connecticut. She studied illustration at Rhode Island School of Design, but changed majors, becoming the first film major at the school. She attended and graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where she received her Master's degree in Fine Arts...
36. Ryan Driller Ryan Driller Actor, Superman XXX: A Porn Parody Ryan Driller was born as Adam Cuculich in Littleton, Colorado. The man with great social skills, attributes his development from his parents' teachings and his experiences as a lifeguard and restaurant worker during his early adult years. But fans may not believe at one time Ryan was not always the classy...
37. Franziska Petri Franziska Petri Actress, Vergiss Amerika From 1992 to 1995, Franziska Petri studied at the renowned Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Art in Berlin. Her cinema debut was a part in Das Mambospiel by Michael Gwisdek in 1997, which opened the 48th Berlin International Film Festival. With her first leading role in in the award-winning Forget America she attracted both critics' and audiences' attention...
38. Don McKellar Don McKellar Actor, Last Night
39. Noni Hazlehurst Noni Hazlehurst Actress, City Homicide
40. Wesley Eure Wesley Eure Writer, Dragon Tales
41. Ken Kwapis Ken Kwapis Director, One Mississippi Ken Kwapis is an award-winning director who has moved easily between the worlds of feature filmmaking and television directing. He most recently directed the Warner Bros. comedy "License to Wed" starring Robin Williams, Mandy Moore and John Krasinski. He previously directed "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants," a film adaptation of Ann Brashares' best-selling novel...
42. Julius Harris Julius Harris Actor, Live and Let Die Prior to breaking into films, Philadelphia native Julius Harris worked as a bouncer in New York City. It was due to his many associations with struggling actors, that on a dare, Harris auditioned for his first role, in the well-received picture Nothing But a Man, in which he played a father in the South, alongside Ivan Dixon and Abbey Lincoln...
43. Emily Schulman Emily Schulman Actress, Small Wonder
44. Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman Actor, Dances with Wolves A renowned American Indian activist-singer-songwriter.
45. Monty Woolley Monty Woolley Actor, The Bishop's Wife Large and hearty Monty Woolley was born to privilege on August 17, 1888, the son of a hotel proprietor who owned the Marie Antoinette Hotel on Broadway. A part of Manhattan's elite social circle at a young age, he studied at both Yale (Master's degree) and Harvard and returned to Yale as an English instructor and coach of graduate dramatics...
46. Shane Guilbeau Shane Guilbeau Actor, The Birthday Party Shane was born in Lafayette, Louisiana. He is the son of Cecile Jane Broussard Guilbeau. Shane caught the acting bug when teachers Jacqueline Fourcade and Judith Leger cornered him into performing an eighth grade skit. Shane saw his mother laughing in the audience and realized he was hooked.He continued his love of the stage in high school...
47. Angela Dohrmann Angela Dohrmann Actress, Material World
48. Anthony Valentine Anthony Valentine Actor, Callan
49. Sondra Blake Sondra Blake Actress, The Caretaker
50. Giuliana Rancic Giuliana Rancic Self, E! News Giuliana DePandi was born in Naples, Italy in 1975. Her family moved to the United States, namely Washington D.C., during her childhood. Fluent only in Italian, Giuliana prides herself on the fact that she taught herself English by watching day-time soaps and other television shows. After graduating from Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda...
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