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1. Zack Ward Zack Ward Actor, Transformers Zack Ward was born in 1970. He wanted to act, but his mom, an actress herself, wanted her son to be normal, and would not let him. Finally, his brother intervened, allowing Zack the chance to act. After a year of the small stuff, he got his first big audition for the '80s classic A Christmas Story. About 300 kids showed up for the part (originally he was the sidekick...
2. Richard Gere Richard Gere Actor, Pretty Woman Humanitarian and actor Richard Gere was born on August 31, 1949, in Philadelphia, the second of five children of Doris Ann (Tiffany), a homemaker, and Homer George Gere, an insurance salesman, both Mayflower descendants. Richard started early as a musician, playing a number of instruments in high school and writing music for high school productions...
3. James Coburn James Coburn Actor, Monsters, Inc. Lanky, charismatic and versatile actor with an amazing grin that put everyone at ease, James Coburn studied acting at UCLA, and then moved to New York to study under noted acting coach Stella Adler. After being noticed in several stage productions, Coburn appeared in a handful of minor westerns before being cast as the knife-throwing...
4. Chris Tucker Chris Tucker Actor, Silver Linings Playbook At one point in time, Chris Tucker was the highest paid actor in Hollywood. Tucker was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Mary Louise (Bryant) and Norris Tucker, who owned a janitorial service. After graduating from high school, Tucker made a change to move to Hollywood from Georgia to pursue a career in show business...
5. Sara Ramirez Sara Ramirez Actress, Grey's Anatomy
6. Ryan Kelley Ryan Kelley Actor, Mean Creek
7. Larry Hankin Larry Hankin Actor, The Outlaw Emmett Deemus
8. Holly Earl Holly Earl Actress, Doctor Who
9. Stephen Henderson Stephen Henderson Actor, Fences
10. Jonathan Cake Jonathan Cake Actor, First Knight
11. Julie Brown Julie Brown Actress, Earth Girls Are Easy
12. Dee Bradley Baker Dee Bradley Baker Actor, American Dad!
13. Leo Bill Leo Bill Actor, 28 Days Later...
14. Buddy Hackett Buddy Hackett Self, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Brooklyn-born Buddy Hackett was known mainly as a nightclub comic, especially in Las Vegas, where he first performed in 1952 and wound up being one of the biggest headliners in that city's history. Hackett always referred to himself as a "saloon comic" and preferred the intimacy of his stage act--where he would often bring members of the audience up on stage with him--to films and television...
15. Rosenda Monteros Rosenda Monteros Actress, The Magnificent Seven
16. Joe Swanberg Joe Swanberg Writer, Easy Joe Swanberg was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1981. He moved around quite a bit growing up, even spending two years on an island in the Pacific Ocean named Kwajalein. He studied film production at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where he developed an interest in emerging video technology and the creative possibilities of the Internet...
17. Marc Webb Marc Webb Director, (500) Days of Summer
18. Daniel Bernhardt Daniel Bernhardt Actor, The Matrix Reloaded Daniel Bernhardt was born in Worblaufen, a part of Bern, the Swiss Capital. He was initially an architectural drawer before being discovered as model for a clothes designer brand. He has been training in martial arts since 1983 and his brother owns a martial arts school close to Lucerne in Switzerland...
19. Hilary Farr Hilary Farr Self, Love It or List It
20. Jack Thompson Jack Thompson Actor, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Australian actor Jack Thompson was born John Hadley Payne on August 31, 1940 in Manly, New South Wales, a suburb of Sydney. Outside of Oz, he is best known for his appearances in The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, Breaker Morant, The Man from Snowy River, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil and Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones. 'Breaker' Morant in which he played a military defense attorney defending three soldiers accused of murder during the Boer War...
21. Fredric March Fredric March Actor, The Best Years of Our Lives Fredric March began a career in banking but in 1920 found himself cast as an extra in films being produced in New York. He starred on the Broadway stage first in 1926 and would return there between screen appearances later on. He won plaudits (and an Academy Award nomination) for his send-up of John Barrymore in The Royal Family of Broadway...
22. Deborah Gibson Deborah Gibson Actress, Summer of Dreams Deborah Gibson is a multi-talented singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. She has appeared in feature films, Broadway, and television shows. Deborah continues to hold the record for the youngest female to perform, write, and record a top #1 single. As of 2010 she has recorded nine studio and four compilation albums...
23. Shar Jackson Shar Jackson Actress, Moesha Sharisse Jackson was born in Boston, Massachusetts on August 31, 1976. Jackson is of African American and Cherokee descent on her mother's side, and of Puerto Rican and Mexican descent on her father's side. Shar Jackson has been acting since the age of three when she enrolled in the Al Fann Theatrical Ensemble...
24. Richard Basehart Richard Basehart Actor, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Richard Basehart came to Hollywood in 1947, after beginning an acting career on Broadway. He made his mark in the gritty film-noir classic He Walked by Night, among others, and proved his versatility in several international productions, most notably in Federico Fellini's poignant masterpiece La Strada.
25. Noble Willingham Noble Willingham Actor, Walker, Texas Ranger Noble Willingham has appeared in more than 30 feature films, including Up Close & Personal, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Chinatown, Good Morning, Vietnam, City Slickers, City Slickers II, and The Distinguished Gentleman. He was born in the small town of Mineola, Texas, east of Dallas. After graduating from North Texas State College...
26. Mike Erwin Mike Erwin Actor, Hulk
27. Jonathan LaPaglia Jonathan LaPaglia Actor, Seven Days Jonathan is the youngest of three brothers. Older brother, Anthony LaPaglia, is also an actor. Middle brother, Michael, is a car wholesaler in Los Angeles. His parents are, Eddie LaPaglia, an Australian auto dealership owner, and Maria, a secretary. He initially wanted to pursue fine arts as a career...
28. Argentina Brunetti Argentina Brunetti Actress, General Hospital Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on August 31, 1907, Argentina Brunetti began her show business career at the age of three with a walk-on role in the opera "Cavelaria Rusticana", and followed her famous mother Mimi Aguglia's footsteps in the theater, performing supporting roles on stages throughout Europe and South America...
29. Joshua Close Joshua Close Actor, The Exorcism of Emily Rose Attended Ryerson University for Sociology. Attended Circle In The Square. Grew up outside Toronto, Canada. Kathryn Bigelow cast him months after High School graduation in "K19: The Widowmaker". Played "Oliver" in Jacob Tierneys screen adaptation of "Oliver Twist". Has since been in numerous films and television shows...
30. Carole Wells Carole Wells Actress, National Velvet Carole started working in television and motion pictures at the age of 12. Her first commercial was Dial Soap, then cast on the "Eddie Fisher Coke Time". She played a young "Lizzy" in her first film by the same name. She continued to co-star in most of the television shows in the late fifties, sixties and seventies...
31. Lisa Waltz Lisa Waltz Actress, The Odd Couple II
32. G.D. Spradlin G.D. Spradlin Actor, The Godfather: Part II G.D. Spradlin started his career as a lawyer, then became an Independent Oil producer. He was active in local politics before turning to acting. He joined the Oklahoma Repertory Theatre in 1964.
33. Brent Morin Brent Morin Actor, Undateable
34. Jasmine Jae Jasmine Jae Actress, City of Vices
35. Melissa Prophet Melissa Prophet Actress, Casino You may know Melissa Prophet as an actress in Goodfellas and Casino. She was a show biz natural having grown up in the music business with her father, singer Johnny Prophet. She launched her career working for three years on Kojak with actor Telly Savalas. The former Miss Hollywood, Miss California...
36. Caroline Cossey Caroline Cossey Self, The Trans List Caroline 'Tula' Cossey was born with male genitalia but went on to become a beautiful woman with a successful modelling career. My Story is Tula's candid thought provoking, enlightening, humorous, heart wrenching and motivational account of her struggles: her troubled childhood being bullied and taunted in East Anglia...
37. Warren Berlinger Warren Berlinger Actor, The Long Goodbye
38. Jaime Gomez Jaime Gomez Producer, Gus, Dawn of the Golden Matador Jaime Gomez was born and raised in the Southern California sunshine. College was for the studying of art history and literature as well the history of the world and his personal favorite, philosophy. Jaime has had a successful acting career spanning 20 years. He's best known for his role in the hit CBS series Nash Bridges playing young super cop Evan Cortez...
39. Mona Marshall Mona Marshall Actress, South Park
40. Charles Kay Charles Kay Actor, Amadeus
41. Cheryl Pollak Cheryl Pollak Actress, Pump Up the Volume
42. Jason Presson Jason Presson Actor, Gremlins 2: The New Batch
43. Lucy Speed Lucy Speed Actress, EastEnders
44. Chad Hartigan Chad Hartigan Director, Morris from America
45. Lee Bryant Lee Bryant Actress, Airplane!
46. Anthony D. Call Anthony D. Call Self, The F.B.I. Files Graduate of Pomfret School, Pomfret, Connecticut, 1958, where Tony not only acted on the school's stage, but was, also, the star quarterback on the football team. Among his fellow classmates was Jeffrey Paul Hopkins, who went on to learn the Tibetan language while following severe Buddhist monastic training. He later became a translator for the Dalai Lama.
47. Jeff Russo Jeff Russo Composer, Fargo
48. Claire Du Brey Claire Du Brey Actress, Cinderella Lovely brown-eyed, brunette Claire Du Brey enjoyed a rich, four-decade film career in all. Born Clara Violet Dubrey on August 31, 1892, in Bonner's Ferry Idaho, her family traveled the rugged Sierra Madre terrain by covered wagon in their move to California when she was 13. Educated in a convent setting and once trained to be a nurse...
49. Mark L. Walberg Mark L. Walberg Self, Antiques Roadshow He briefly hosted his own talk show.
50. Fab 5 Freddy Fab 5 Freddy Actor, Wild Style
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