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1. River Phoenix River Phoenix Actor, Stand by Me River Phoenix was born River Jude Bottom in Madras, Oregon. His mother, Arlyn (Dunetz), a Bronx-born secretary, and his father, John Bottom, a carpenter, met in California in 1968. They worked as itinerant fruit pickers, and later joined the Children of God religious group (John was originally Catholic...
2. Ray Park Ray Park Actor, X-Men Raymond Park was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He moved with his parents, younger brother and sister to London, England. He was raised in London from the age of seven. His father introduced him into Martial Arts from a young age. Ray always wanted to be in the movies, or be like the heroes in movies but he was most inspired by martial arts...
3. Scott Caan Scott Caan Actor, Ocean's Eleven Scott Caan is the son of tough guy actor James Caan. While it is obvious that he admires tough method actors like Marlon Brando and Sean Penn, Scott also has a strong egalitarian streak, evidenced by his reasoning for baring his body in films. He is quoted as saying that originally only the women in the scene were to be nude, but that he felt it really sexist, so he stripped too...
4. Shelley Long Shelley Long Actress, The Brady Bunch Movie Shelley Lee Long was born at 7:15 am on Tuesday, August 23, 1949 in Indian Village, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA, the only child of Ivadine (Williams), a schoolteacher, and Leland Long, a teacher who had previously worked in the rubber industry. Shelley attended school at Kekionga Junior High for grades 6-9 and at South Side High School for grades 10-12...
5. Clare Grant Clare Grant Actress, Walk the Line Clare Grant first appeared on film, opposite Joaquin Phoenix, in a small, but pivotal role in the Academy-winning film, Walk the Line, while still earning her theater degree in Memphis, TN, where she grew up. While in college, she met Craig Brewer, who cast her in her several indy films, before casting her in Black Snake Moan...
6. Barbara Eden Barbara Eden Actress, 7 Faces of Dr. Lao Barbara Eden was born as Barbara Jean Morehead in Tucson, Arizona, went on and become one of America's most endearing and enduring actresses. A graduate of Abraham Lincoln High School in San Francisco, California. Eden would go on to study at San Francisco's City College as well as the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the Elizabeth Holloway School of Theatre...
7. Vera Miles Vera Miles Actress, Psycho Born in Boise City, Oklahoma, Vera Miles attended school in Pratt, Kansas and Wichita, Kansas. The patrician beauty of Miss Miles won her the title of "Miss Kansas" in 1948, leading soon to small roles in Hollywood films and television series. Fame came to the forthright, spirited Miles when she attracted the attention of two master directors...
8. Jay Mohr Jay Mohr Actor, Jerry Maguire Jay Mohr, born in Verona, New Jersey, USA, wanted to be a comedian all of his life. He performed stand-up comedy at colleges, comedy clubs, and such television forums as An Evening at the Improv and Two Drink Minimum. He first gained national attention while a cast member on Saturday Night Live, where he became known for his impersonations of such people as Sean Penn and Christopher Walken.
9. Ruta Gedmintas Ruta Gedmintas Actress, Prowl
10. Gene Kelly Gene Kelly Actor, Singin' in the Rain Eugene Curran Kelly was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the third son of Harriet Catherine (Curran) and James Patrick Joseph Kelly, a phonograph salesman. His father was of Irish descent and his mother was of Irish and German ancestry. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the largest and most powerful studio in Hollywood when Gene Kelly arrived in town in 1941...
11. Andrew Rannells Andrew Rannells Actor, Bachelorette
12. Bob Peck Bob Peck Actor, Jurassic Park British actor Bob Peck was born in Leeds in north England on August 23, 1945. He attended Leeds Modern School and then graduated from Leeds College of Art before starting professional stage acting. Peck acted for the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre. He also starred in more than 20 television dramas...
13. Sam Horrigan Sam Horrigan Actor, Accepted Sam Horrigan was born and raised in Northern California. He has starred in over 30 movies and TV shows. Some of his most recognized parts include Spike in Little Giants, Val in the Disney movie Brink!, and Quentin on the Hit TV show Grace Under Fire.. You also might recognize him from One Tree Hill...
14. Annie Ilonzeh Annie Ilonzeh Actress, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
15. Chan-wook Park Chan-wook Park Director, Oldboy
16. Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas Actor, I, Robot
17. Kim Matula Kim Matula Actress, Queen Sized Born in Fort Worth, Texas, Kim Matula has been acting since she was 12 years old and when she turned 15, she sent out her headshots and managed to land an agent. After graduating from high school, Matula studied film at the University of Texas at Arlington, but dropped out because her acting career was taking off...
18. Rick Springfield Rick Springfield Soundtrack, Boogie Nights Started in a 'quasi' heavy metal band in Australia called Zoot. Came to US early 70's and recorded an album - Beginnings. It had one "major" hit - Speak to The Sky. After that came "Comic Book Heroes" which was marginally successful. Then he learned to speak English with an American accent to further his acting career after he lost his record label...
19. Chris Potter Chris Potter Actor, The Pacifier Born in Toronto, Potter discovered a love of acting in school but never considered pursuing it as a career. Eventually he worked as a stockbroker in Europe and in Canada, while continuing to perform in amateur theater productions. He caught the attention of Martha Henry, one of Canada's leading actresses...
20. Erik Stolhanske Erik Stolhanske Actor, Super Troopers Erik Stolhanske brings an element of wholesome comedy into the group dynamic, as one-fifth of the Broken Lizard comedy group. His special blend of parlor and Scandinavian humor adds a Midwestern peppering to the group's fragrant comedic mix. Stolhanske has written, produced and starred in all of Broken Lizards' films - including the hit comedy Super Troopers...
21. Charley Boorman Charley Boorman Self, London to Volgorad Actor, father, motorbike fanatic: Charley Boorman is the epitome of the modern adventurer in pursuit of fresh challenges away from the success of his personal life. Choosing two wheels as his preferred mode of transport, Charley harnessed the challenges of a 'round the World trip with Ewan McGregor. Now his sights are set on the unyielding sands of the desert...
22. Joey Cramer Joey Cramer Actor, Flight of the Navigator
23. Bolaji Badejo Bolaji Badejo Actor, Alien
24. Alexandre Desplat Alexandre Desplat Composer, The King's Speech
25. Marty York Marty York Actor, The Sandlot
26. Erin Foster Erin Foster Actress, Cellular
27. Lexi Alexander Lexi Alexander Director, Green Street Hooligans A former World Karate and Kickboxing Champion, Lexi Alexander found her calling to become a filmmaker while traveling around the world competing and teaching martial arts seminars. Born in Mannheim, Germany, Lexi dreamed of eventually moving to Hollywood and made it a point to attend every karate tournament that took place in the United States...
28. Roger Avary Roger Avary Writer, Pulp Fiction Award-winning filmmaker Roger Avary first began experimenting in Beta I video and 8mm film formats during the late 1970s. In 1983, his Super-8mm supernatural thriller The Worm Turns won Best Film from the Los Angeles Film Teachers Association Film Expo. He went on to attend the Pasadena Art Center College of Design's prestigious film program alongside fellow directors Michael Bay and Tarsem Singh...
29. Trevor Wright Trevor Wright Actor, The Social Network
30. Ed Gale Ed Gale Actor, O Brother, Where Art Thou? Ed left his hometown two years after graduating from Plainwell High School (Plainwell, Michigan) at the age of 20 with $41 in his pocket and hitched a ride California to pursue his dream of being not a "star", but a steady working Hollywood "actor". His very first experience in the "biz" was auditioning for and subsequently winning the lead role of Howard The Duck...
31. Frank Runyeon Frank Runyeon Actor, General Hospital
32. Skipp Sudduth Skipp Sudduth Actor, Ronin
33. Peter Wyngarde Peter Wyngarde Actor, The Innocents Peter Wyngarde was born Cyril Louis Goldbert on August 23, 1933 in Marseilles, France to an English father and a French mother. After a short-lived but glittering television career as "Jason King" (1971), Wyngarde's career was met with an unfortunate indecency scandal. During the 1980s, he filed for bankruptcy twice: on the occasion of the first hearing...
34. Carmen Luvana Carmen Luvana Actress, Pirates
35. David Robb David Robb Actor, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
36. Merrie Spaeth Merrie Spaeth Actress, The World of Henry Orient Merrie Spaeth has a unique background in media, government, politics, and business. In 1987, she founded Spaeth Communications, Inc., a Dallas-based firm providing communication training and consulting for a wide range of companies and institutions. The firm specializes in teaching executives how to use communication as a strategic business tool...
37. Richard Sanders Richard Sanders Actor, Men of Honor
38. Michael Taliferro Michael Taliferro Actor, Bad Boys
39. Jaime Lee Kirchner Jaime Lee Kirchner Actress, Can We Get That Drink Now? Jaime Lee Kirchner was born in Germany to a white father of German descent and a black mother. She considers herself "mixed". Jaime began performing at The Roxy Regional Theater in Tennessee at the age of 8. Kirchner's first big break came when she was was just 17-years-old and still in high school...
40. Marian Seldes Marian Seldes Actress, One Life to Live Tony Award-winner Marian Seldes, one of the premier stage actresses in America, was born on August 23, 1928 to writer Gilbert Seldes and his socialite wife, the former Alice Wadhams Hall. She studied drama at the Neighborhood Playhouse with Sanford Meisner and dance with Martha Graham. She honed her craft with the legendary Broadway diva...
41. Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant Self, Rendezvous at Meet-Up Point
42. Tony Bill Tony Bill Director, Flyboys He graduated in 1962 from the University of Notre Dame with majors in English and Art. Tony began his career in the film industry as an actor. His acting years were distinguished by the quality of the directors who chose him for their films, including Steven Spielberg and Francis Ford Coppola. Tony wanted to become a filmmaker...
43. Marc Vann Marc Vann Actor, Spider-Man 3 Marc Vann grew up in Virginia, on the water. Fishing, crabbing, buzzing around in small motorboats. Never had any interest in theater or acting until, while working on his MBA, was drawn to a mime workshop. (Always has been a big fan of silence.) That led to studying dance and movement, and his very first theater job doing West Side Story at Boulder's Dinner Theatre in Colorado...
44. Kay Kay Menon Kay Kay Menon Actor, Haider
45. Keith Moon Keith Moon Self, The Kids Are Alright Keith John Moon was born to working class parents in Wembley, London, England, on the 23rd August, 1946. At the age of 12, he had joined the Sea Cadet Corp and was given his first musical instrument, the bugle. He left school by 15 and was in his first band, The Beachcombers; this was around the summer of 1963...
46. Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins Actor, Juice At 14 years of age, Huggy fell into the acting business when his mother brought him to a cattle-call audition in New York for the Warner Brothers feature "Lean on Me", a starring role as a misguided drug-abusing junior high school student. The line to get in to the audition for the role of Thomas Sams was so long...
47. Robert Mulligan Robert Mulligan Director, To Kill a Mockingbird
48. Stephen Joffe Stephen Joffe Actor, Frequency Stephen Joffe is an actor best known for his work in Overruled!, The Path (2013), and Frequency. He was born in Toronto, and graduated from the National Theatre School of Canada in 2012. Stephen is also the lead singer of Toronto-based folk band 'Birds of Bellwoods'. His plays have been produced throughout Canada.
49. Viva Viva Actress, Paris, Texas Viva was born Janet Susan Mary Hoffmann in Syracuse, New York, to Mary Alice (McNicholas) and Wilfred Ernest Hoffmann, a well-to-do lawyer. She is the first child of a devout Catholic family, and is of German, Irish, English, and one eighth Italian, ancestry. Her parents had eight more children. She told her mentor...
50. Thuy Thu Le Thuy Thu Le Actress, Casualties of War
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