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1. Zooey Deschanel Zooey Deschanel Actress, Elf Zooey Deschanel was born in 1980 into a showbiz family. Her father, Caleb Deschanel, is an Academy Award-nominated cinematographer (perhaps most notably for The Passion of the Christ) and her mother, Mary Jo Deschanel (née Weir), is an actress who appeared in Twin Peaks. Her paternal grandfather was French, and her other roots include English, German, Scottish, Irish, and Dutch...
2. Jim Carrey Jim Carrey Actor, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Jim Carrey, a Canadian-born actor who became a U.S. citizen in 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color but leading roles in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Dumb & Dumber and The Mask established him as a bankable comedy actor...
3. Betty White Betty White Actress, Bringing Down the House Betty White was born in Oak Park, Illinois, to Christine Tess (Cachikis), a homemaker, and Horace Logan White, a lighting company executive. She is of Danish, Greek, English, and Welsh descent. Although best known as the devious Sue Ann Nivens on the classic sitcom Mary Tyler Moore and the ditzy Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls...
4. Kirsty Hill Kirsty Hill Actress, Theatre of the Deranged Born in Llanelli, South Wales, Sophie Dee moved to England to attend. school. Later she moved back to Wales to finish secondary school. Upon graduation she held a variety of jobs, ranging from working in a café to door-to-door saleswoman. She eventually became a dancer, specializing in lap dances. This led to her being offered a job as a nude model for the UK newspaper Daily Sport...
5. Naveen Andrews Naveen Andrews Actor, The English Patient Born Naveen William Sidney Andrews in London, England of Indian origin on January 17, 1969, this gifted actor had a penchant for older women. He was raised in Wandsworth, South London (beside the River Thames) to a fairly conservative family. When he was 16, he fell in love with his Mathematics teacher...
6. Scott Mechlowicz Scott Mechlowicz Actor, EuroTrip Scott David Mechlowicz was born in New York City, to Susan (Lehrman) and Morris Mechlowicz. He was raised in Plano, Texas. He graduated from Plano Senior High School and after one semester of university in Texas, he studied at and graduated from UCLA in 2003. His career began with Neverland, a short film...
7. James Earl Jones James Earl Jones Actor, The Lion King James Earl Jones was born on January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi, USA. At an early age, he started to take dramatic lessons to calm himself down. It appeared to work as he has since starred in many films over a 40-year period, beginning with the Stanley Kubrick classic Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. He is...
8. Denis O'Hare Denis O'Hare Actor, Dallas Buyers Club
9. Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt Actress, The Emperor's New Groove An out-of-wedlock child, Eartha Kitt was born in the cotton fields of South Carolina, a pregnancy resulting from the rape by a white plantation owner and a sharecropper mother of African-American and Cherokee Native American descent. Given away by her mother, she arrived in Harlem at age nine, and at age 15...
10. Joshua Malina Joshua Malina Actor, A Few Good Men
11. Freddy Rodríguez Freddy Rodríguez Actor, Planet Terror
12. Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali Self, When We Were Kings Muhammad Ali beat more champions and top contenders than any heavyweight champion in history. He defeated heavyweight kings Sonny Liston (twice), Floyd Patterson (twice), Ernie Terrell, Jimmy Ellis, Ken Norton (twice), Joe Frazier (twice), George Foreman and Leon Spinks. He defeated light-heavyweight champs Archie Moore and Bob Foster...
13. Leigh Whannell Leigh Whannell Actor, Saw Leigh Whannell grew up in Melbourne, Australia, where, at the age of four, he developed an obsession with telling stories. Whether it be through acting, writing or filmmaking, his primary love was getting a reaction from an audience. In 1995, at the age of 18, he was accepted into the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology's prestigious Media Arts course...
14. Diogo Morgado Diogo Morgado Actor, The Forest Diogo Morgado will next be seen as "The Man" in the upcoming drama series, "The Messengers," set to premiere on the CW Network in January. But Diogo is perhaps best known in the United States for his portrayal of "Jesus" in 20th Century Fox's feature film "Son of God" (for which he received an Imagen Award nomination) and in History Channel's Emmy nominated miniseries...
15. Maksim Chmerkovskiy Maksim Chmerkovskiy Self, Natasha Leggero/Maksim Chmerkovskiy/Serena Ryder Maksim "Maks" Aleksandrovich Chmerkovskiy is a Ukrainian Latin Ballroom dance champion, choreographer, Broadway performer, and actor . He is widely known as one of the professional dancers on the American television series Dancing with the Stars, on which he first appeared in season two. In 14 appearances on the show...
16. Steve Harvey Steve Harvey Self, The Original Kings of Comedy
17. Andy Kaufman Andy Kaufman Actor, Heartbeeps Referred to by some as a dadaistic comedian, Andy Kaufman took comedy and performance art to the edges of irrationality and blurred the dividing line between reality and imagination. Born in New York City on January 17, 1949, the first son of Stanley and Janice Kaufman, Andy grew up on New York in the town of Great Neck...
18. Kang-ho Song Kang-ho Song Actor, Snowpiercer Song Kang-ho never professionally trained as an actor, beginning his career in social theater groups after graduating from Kimhae High School. Later, he joined Kee Kuk-seo's influential theater company with its emphasis on instinctive acting and improvisation, which proved to be Song's training ground...
19. David Blue David Blue Actor, Untitled Movie Theater Project The youngest of three boys, David Blue grew up as the comedian of the family. A lifelong actor, singer and dancer, Blue spent years performing onstage. He eventually graduated from the conservatory at the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both Acting and Musical Theatre Performance...
20. Joanna David Joanna David Actress, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger
21. Max Adler Max Adler Actor, Believe Me Born in Queens, New York and raised in Scottsdale Arizona, Adler knew from an early age that he wanted to become an actor. Upon graduating from Horizon High School in AZ, he made the move to Los Angeles to pursue his dreams of working in the entertainment industry. After landing a few guest-star roles on "Ghost Whisperer" and "Cold Case" for CBS...
22. Jonathan Keltz Jonathan Keltz Actor, 21 & Over Jonathan Lippert Keltz was born in New York City, to Karin Lippert, who worked in public relations, and Martin Keltz, a co-founder of Scholastic Productions. He remained in the city through pre-school before moving upstate to Woodstock, New York, where he attended Poughkeepsie Day School through 8th grade...
23. Kid Rock Kid Rock Soundtrack, Road Trip
24. Genndy Tartakovsky Genndy Tartakovsky Director, Hotel Transylvania Genndy Tartakovsky was born and raised in Moscow, USSR. He and his family moved to Chicago, IL when he was 7 years old, after his father defected to the US. His interest in comic books and animation led him to study animation at Cal Arts in Los Angeles. While he was there he produced two student films...
25. Brian Helgeland Brian Helgeland Writer, Robin Hood
26. Connor Cruise Connor Cruise Actor, Seven Pounds
27. D.J. Caruso D.J. Caruso Director, Disturbia Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, Caruso came west to play tennis and study Television Production at Pepperdine University. Interned at Disney Studios in the Product Placement department and later hooked up with Director John Badham, who mentored him into a second-unit director, after Badham lost his 2nd-unit director Rob Cohen to a first-unit directing career...
28. Daniel Louis Rivas Daniel Louis Rivas Actor, Never Been Kissed Daniel Louis Rivas was born and raised in New York City. A multi media performer since he was a child. Daniel had his first speaking role opposite Gary Oldman in "Sid and Nancy" He decided to pursue it as a career. After fronting the short lived punk rock band 57-Blankness at eighteen. He soon relocated to Los Angeles...
29. Kevin Reynolds Kevin Reynolds Director, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Describing his childhood as that of a typical Air Force brat and the oldest of 2 brothers and a sister, Kevin Reynolds graduated from Baylor University in Waco, Texas with a B.A. and then a J.D. (law degree) in the early 1970s. His father was a tenured psychology professor and University vice-president...
30. Adriana Ugarte Adriana Ugarte Actress, Mala espina
31. Dwyane Wade Dwyane Wade Self, What to Expect When You're Expecting
32. Susanna Hoffs Susanna Hoffs Soundtrack, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
33. Nate Hartley Nate Hartley Actor, Drillbit Taylor Nate's passion to perform began at the age of five with community theater performances, commercials and magic shows. He was accepted as a junior member of the Hollywood Magic Castle in 2006. He continued to hone his craft with improvisation and acting classes, leading him to choose a career in acting...
34. Sheree North Sheree North Actress, The Shootist
35. Yûki Kudô Yûki Kudô Actress, Rush Hour 3
36. Michelle Obama Michelle Obama Self, Senator Obama Goes to Africa
37. James Waterston James Waterston Actor, Dead Poets Society
38. Chris Casamassa Chris Casamassa Actor, Mortal Kombat Chris Casamassa is the son of Karate guru and American Martial arts pioneer Louis D. Casamassa. He is a world class Martial art expert with a 8th degree black belt in Red Dragon Karate and over 35 years of experience. Casamassa presides over the 15 Red Dragon Karate Schools in Southern California. He also holds the following titles: North American Sport Karate Forms Champion...
39. Mitch Vogel Mitch Vogel Actor, The Reivers Lanky, freckle faced, unassuming and a spitting image of how you would envision Mark Twain's "Tom Sawyer" character if he came alive, juvenile actor Mitch Vogel was one of Hollywood's top performers during the late 1960s and early 1970s. His career fell away, however, by the following decade and has been little seen...
40. Lukas Moodysson Lukas Moodysson Writer, Show Me Love
41. Jeff Chase Jeff Chase Actor, Looper
42. Joseph C. Phillips Joseph C. Phillips Actor, General Hospital
43. Ray J Ray J Actor, Mars Attacks!
44. Keith Robinson Keith Robinson Actor, Dreamgirls Keith Robinson was born in Kentucky and grew up in Greenville, South Carolina. He later moved to Augusta and graduated from Lakeside High School. He attended the University of Georgia and, while there, signed a recording contract with Motown Records, but that label never issued any of his material. Robinson moved to Los Angeles and earned a starring role as Joel Rawlings...
45. Todd Susman Todd Susman Actor, You Don't Know Jack
46. Grant Withers Grant Withers Actor, Rio Grande Appeared in over 200 films. He had worked as a salesman and newspaper reporter before breaking into movies near the end of the silent era. Tall and tough, his starring roles in major pictures soon gave way to supporting parts, mainly as a villain, in B movies and serials. His elopement to Yuma, Arizona...
47. Bart Freundlich Bart Freundlich Director, The Rebound
48. Chris William Martin Chris William Martin Actor, Buried Chris started his acting career at fifteen when he answered an open casting call for the Nickelodeon drama "Fifteen". Citing rain as the reason for attending the audition, Chris landed one of the lead roles and soon after was nominated for a Youth In Film Award for his portrayal of "Dylan" on the show...
49. Robert Kennedy Jr. Robert Kennedy Jr. Self, The Waterkeepers
50. Steve Earle Steve Earle Soundtrack, Brokeback Mountain
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