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1. Richard Gere Richard Gere Actor, Chicago 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...
2. Sara Ramirez Sara Ramirez Actress, Grey's Anatomy
3. Zack Ward Zack Ward Actor, Freddy vs. Jason 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...
4. 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...
5. James Coburn James Coburn Actor, The Great Escape 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...
6. Chris Tucker Chris Tucker Actor, Rush Hour 2 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...
7. Ryan Kelley Ryan Kelley Actor, Mean Creek
8. Larry Hankin Larry Hankin Actor, The Outlaw Emmett Deemus
9. Stephen Henderson Stephen Henderson Actor, Fences
10. Julie Brown Julie Brown Actress, Medusa: Dare to Be Truthful
11. Jonathan Cake Jonathan Cake Actor, First Knight
12. Holly Earl Holly Earl Actress, Doctor Who
13. Dee Bradley Baker Dee Bradley Baker Actor, Phineas and Ferb
14. Buddy Hackett Buddy Hackett Actor, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World 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. Daniel Bernhardt Daniel Bernhardt Actor, The Matrix Reloaded Daniel Bernhardt was born on the 31st August 1965 in Worblaufen, Bern in Switzerland. After finishing high school, he studied architectural design for four years and graduated in Bern. At the same time he opened a martial arts school with his brother. After completing his studies, Daniel moved to Paris and started to work as model...
16. Marc Webb Marc Webb Director, (500) Days of Summer
17. Leo Bill Leo Bill Actor, 28 Days Later...
18. Richard Basehart Richard Basehart Actor, Moby Dick 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.
19. G.D. Spradlin G.D. Spradlin Actor, Ed Wood 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.
20. Mike Erwin Mike Erwin Actor, Chaos Theory
21. 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...
22. Debbie Gibson Debbie Gibson Actress, Summer of Dreams For more than 20 years, Deborah Gibson has proven she's an entertainer of immeasurable talent. From singer, songwriter and musician to actor and dancer, she embodies what it truly means to be an entertainer. Gibson exploded on the pop music scene at the tender age of 16. A music prodigy, she quickly became the youngest person ever to write...
23. 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...
24. Jack Thompson Jack Thompson Actor, Breaker Morant 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...
25. Hilary Farr Hilary Farr Actress, The Rocky Horror Picture Show
26. Joshua Close Joshua Close Actor, Diary of the Dead Grew up outside Toronto, Canada. Attended Ryerson University for Sociology. Attended Circle In The Square. Also writes and directs with his brother, Justin Close. His indie breakout was opposite Nick Stahl in the adaptation "Twist" by writer/director Jacob Tierney. Josh and his brother's first collaboration was "In Their Skin"...
27. Shar Jackson Shar Jackson Actress, Good Burger 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...
28. Lisa Waltz Lisa Waltz Actress, My So-Called Life
29. 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...
30. Warren Berlinger Warren Berlinger Actor, The Cannonball Run
31. Rosenda Monteros Rosenda Monteros Actress, The Magnificent Seven
32. Jason Presson Jason Presson Actor, Lady in White
33. Mona Marshall Mona Marshall Actress, South Park
34. Jasmine Jae Jasmine Jae Actress, Fade Into You
35. Argentina Brunetti Argentina Brunetti Actress, It's a Wonderful Life 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...
36. Brent Morin Brent Morin Actor, How to Be Single
37. Carole Wells Carole Wells Actress, Pistols 'n' Petticoats 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...
38. Caroline Cossey Caroline Cossey Actress, 3-2-1 Caroline Cossey (whose professional name is Tula) was born on August 31, 1954 in Brooke, England, United Kingdom, with male sex organs, under the name Barry Cossey. Throughout her teenage years, even though anatomically she was a male, she was extremely feminine, tall, very thin, and often was mistaken for being female (even before transitioning)...
39. Anthony Bate Anthony Bate Actor, Smiley's People An immaculate gent of sober appearance and cultivated presence, Bate was seemingly destined to play spymasters and senior civil servants. Lean, pale-eyed and of deceptively mild intonation, he was capable of unnervingly icy composure, never more effectively displayed than as the chameleon-like Soviet mole Kim Philby in ITV's telemovie Philby, Burgess and Maclean...
40. Narvel Blackstock Narvel Blackstock Producer, Malibu Country
41. George Sewell George Sewell Actor, UFO British leading actor whose tough, pockmarked features belied a soft voice and cultivated manner. Sewell was born in East London, the son of a printer. After brief service in the RAF during the closing stages of World War II, he held down a wide variety of short-lived jobs, including as carpenter, photographer...
42. Jeff Russo Jeff Russo Composer, Fargo
43. Jaime Gomez Jaime Gomez Actor, Training Day 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...
44. Lee Bryant Lee Bryant Actress, Airplane!
45. Charles Kay Charles Kay Actor, Amadeus
46. Chad Brannon Chad Brannon Actor, The Bling Ring
47. Marcia Clark Marcia Clark Actress, Pretty Little Liars
48. Noel Francis Noel Francis Actress, Blonde Crazy
49. Todd Carty Todd Carty Actor, Tucker's Luck Todd Carty was born on the 31st August 1963. He began his career at the age of four filming television commercials. Carty made his stage debut at the New London Theatre Drury Lane, where he played the leading role of "Lionel!" in the musical based on the life of Lionel Bart. He went on to work on television...
50. Joan Barclay Joan Barclay Actress, Sky Racket Born Mary Elizabeth Greear, the actress best known as Joan Barclay came out to Hollywood when her mother, anxious to leave Minnesota's cold climate, put "Florida" and "California" in a hat and let young Mary Elizabeth draw. One of her earliest acting jobs was a role in The Gaucho with Douglas Fairbanks...
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