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1. Zac Efron Zac Efron Actor, 17 Again Zachary David Alexander Efron was born on October 18, 1987, in San Luis Obispo, California. He is the son of Starla Baskett, a former secretary, and David Efron, an electrical engineer. He has a brother, Dylan. His surname, "Efron", means "lark" (a bird) in Hebrew, and comes from Zac's Ashkenazi Jewish paternal grandfather...
2. Jean-Claude Van Damme Jean-Claude Van Damme Actor, Double Impact Van Damme was born in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Brussels, Belgium, to Eliana and Eugène Van Varenberg, an accountant. "The Muscles from Brussels", originally known as Jean-Claude Van Varenberg, started martial arts at the age of 11. His father introduced him to martial arts when he saw his son was physically weak...
3. Freida Pinto Freida Pinto Actress, Slumdog Millionaire Freida Selena Pinto was born in Bombai (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India, to Sylvia, a school principal, and Frederick Pinto, a senior bank branch manager. She is from a Mangalorean family. Pinto traversed the modeling circuit in Mumbai [represented by Elite Model Management India] for two years before...
4. Joe Morton Joe Morton Actor, Terminator 2: Judgment Day Joe Morton was born on October 18, 1947 in New York, New York, USA. He is a television, film, and theater actor, best known for The Brother from Another Planet, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Eureka, and Scandal. He also writes and directs, and is a singer/songwriter.
5. Tyler Posey Tyler Posey Actor, Maid in Manhattan Tyler was born in Santa Monica, California and lives in the Los Angeles area. He is the son of Cyndi Garcia and actor John Posey. His heritage is Irish, English (on his father's side) & Mexican (on his mother's side). He developed an early interest in the art and began his acting career performing on stage with his actor/writer dad...
6. Peter Boyle Peter Boyle Actor, Taxi Driver A bold, blunt instrument of hatred and violence at the onset of his film career, Peter Boyle recoiled from that repugnant, politically incorrect "working class" image to eventually play gruff, gentler bears and even comedy monsters in a career that lasted four decades. He was born on October 18, 1935...
7. Joy Bryant Joy Bryant Actress, Bobby Joy Bryant was born in a modest home in The Bronx, New York and as a young woman, was enrolled in an inner-city outreach organization called "A Better Chance," designed to encourage minority talent. Joy was also blessed with brains as well beauty and remained an excellent student throughout her high school years. As a result, she was awarded a full academic scholarship to Yale University...
8. Chris McKenna Chris McKenna Actor, King of the Ants Born in Queens, New York, on October 18, 1977, Chris L. McKenna began his acting career at the tender age of 7 when he picked up a school flier announcing auditions for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. He got permission from his parents to audition and found himself cast as Dopey. He's been hooked ever since...
9. George C. Scott George C. Scott Actor, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb George C. Scott was an immensely talented actor, a star of screen, stage and television. He was born in 1927 in Wise, Virginia, to Helena Agnes (Slemp) and George Dewey Scott. At the age of eight, his mother died, and his father, an executive at Buick, raised him. In 1945 he joined the US Marines and spent four years with them...
10. Pam Dawber Pam Dawber Actress, Stay Tuned Actress Pam Dawber grew up in a suburb of Detroit. Her career began to take off when a friend who was going to New York suggested that Pam accompany her and bring along her modeling portfolio to show various New York modeling agents. A pretty girl, Pam had done some modeling in Detroit where she was attending Oakland Community College...
11. Dawn Wells Dawn Wells Actress, Silent But Deadly A wholesome beauty from Reno, Nevada, Dawn Wells was on her way to becoming a ballerina, but bad knees prevented her from realizing the dream. Despite this, she did become Miss Nevada and was in the 1960 Miss America pageant. Wells majored in drama during her collegiate years (she was originally going...
12. Om Puri Om Puri Actor, East Is East Om Puri is an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian films and art films. His credits also include appearances in British and American films. He has received an honorary OBE. Puri was born in Ambala, Haryana. His father worked on the railways and served in the Indian Army. Puri graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India...
13. Carly Schroeder Carly Schroeder Actress, Firewall Carly Brook Schroeder was born on October 18, 1990, in Valparaiso, Indiana. Schroeder's tag-along trip to her cousin's audition in 1993 turned out to be her lucky day and the start of her career as an actress. The cute three-year-old was spotted by the casting director and asked if she would consider working for them...
14. Chuck Lorre Chuck Lorre Writer, The Big Bang Theory For the past twenty years, award-winning creator, executive producer and writer Chuck Lorre has conquered the entertainment industry with hit shows like "Grace Under Fire," "Dharma & Greg," "Roseanne" and "Cybill" as well as the number 1 comedy on television and four year People's Choice Award winner...
15. Erin Moran Erin Moran Actress, Galaxy of Terror Born in Burbank, California, USA on October 18, 1960, Erin Moran is the youngest daughter of Sharon and Edward Moran, who have five other children. She attended Walter Reed Junior High School for one year and North Hollywood High School for another year. Her first professional acting job was in a TV commercial...
16. Arliss Howard Arliss Howard Actor, Full Metal Jacket
17. Lucky Yates Lucky Yates Actor, The American Shame
18. Klaus Kinski Klaus Kinski Actor, Aguirre, the Wrath of God Klaus Kinski grew up in Berlin, was drafted into the German army in 1944 and captured by British forces in Holland. After the war he began acting on the stage, quickly gaining a reputation for his ferocious talent and equally ferocious temper. He started acting in films shortly afterwards, showing an...
19. Wesley Jonathan Wesley Jonathan Actor, Crossover Born in Los Angeles, Jonathan spent four years living in Germany as a youth and still speaks some German. He first became interested in show business when his cousin Crystal brought him along on her acting auditions. At age nine, he asked his cousin to let him audition, and within six months got his first role...
20. Inger Stevens Inger Stevens Actress, Hang 'Em High This enigmatic Stockholm-born beauty had everything going for her, including a rapidly rising film and TV career. Yet on April 30, 1970, at only 35, Inger Stevens would become another tragic Hollywood statistic -- added proof that fame and fortune do not always lead to happiness. Over time, a curious fascination...
21. Xun Zhou Xun Zhou Actress, Cloud Atlas Zhou Xun is an internationally acclaimed Chinese actress and singer. She caught international attention through her roles in Lou Ye's Suzhou River in 2000 and Dai Sijie's film adaption of the book of same name Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress in 2002. In 2003, she starred in the television remake of Jinyong's novel The Legend of the Condor Heroes as "Huang Rong" with actor Li Yapeng...
22. Howard Shore Howard Shore Music Department, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
23. Bobby Troup Bobby Troup Actor, MASH
24. Melina Mercouri Melina Mercouri Actress, Topkapi When she starred in her first film Stella, under the direction of Mihalis Kakogiannis, she was 35 years of age. Her real stardom came under the direction of her husband Jules Dassin and the film Never on Sunday (1960) (Never on Sunday)5 years later, when she was 40 years old. The most famous Greek producer Filopoimin Finos had never accepted her as a film star...
25. David Twohy David Twohy Writer, The Fugitive
26. Jennifer Ulrich Jennifer Ulrich Actress, The Wave
27. Vincent Spano Vincent Spano Actor, Alive Born in Brooklyn in 1962, he developed an interest in acting at a young age and was pursuing it professionally by age 14. A year later, he earned a co-starring role in the play "The Shadow Box" and a minor role in the movie The Double McGuffin came two years after that. At age 18, Spano was cast in The...
28. Lotte Lenya Lotte Lenya Actress, From Russia with Love Lotte Lenya was a Tony Award-winning and Academy award-nominated actress and singer who is best remembered for her supporting role as Rosa Klebb in the classic Bond film From Russia with Love. She was born Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blaumauer on October 18, 1898, in Vienna, Austria (at that time Austro-Hungarian Empire)...
29. Sam Jenkins Sam Jenkins Actress, Twenty Bucks
30. Gloria Garayua Gloria Garayua Actress, Fun with Dick and Jane
31. Allyn Ferguson Allyn Ferguson Music Department, Dune
32. Corinne Bohrer Corinne Bohrer Actress, Vice Versa
33. Peter Gilroy Peter Gilroy Actor, Zombeavers
34. Ne-Yo Ne-Yo Soundtrack, The Princess and the Frog
35. Eric Stuart Eric Stuart Actor, Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back
36. Jon Lindstrom Jon Lindstrom Actor, Must Love Dogs Jon Lindstrom, award-winning actor, director and screenwriter, has worked successfully on both sides of the camera for over 20 years. On May 13, 2014, his feature directorial debut, How We Got Away with It, was commercially released by Devolver Films. In addition to being one of that cutting-edge distributor's most popular releases...
37. Joy Jorgensen Joy Jorgensen Actress, Bang Joy Lauren (born Lauren Joy Jorgensen) was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. Her mother, Nan Jorgensen, realized at a very young age that not only did Joy enjoy the Arts, there was no stopping her pursuit of it! She began performing in regional theater at the age of six. By the age of twelve, she and her mother made the journey across country to Los Angeles...
38. Miriam Hopkins Miriam Hopkins Actress, Trouble in Paradise Born in Savannah, Georgia and brought up in nearby Bainbridge, Miriam Hopkins spent most of her formative years with her maternal grandmother. She received her secondary education in Barre, Vermont and then Syracuse University. Upon graduation, she went to New York to become a ballet dancer, but instead gravitated towards Broadway revues and vaudeville instead...
39. Nicola Posener Nicola Posener Actress, Dawn of the Dragonslayer
40. Calvin Lockhart Calvin Lockhart Actor, Wild at Heart Bahamian-born Calvin Lockhart first caught moviegoers' attention in the supercharged urban films Cotton Comes to Harlem and Halls of Anger before becoming a fairly steady fixture in the "blaxploitation" movies of the early-to-mid 1970s. Born Bert Cooper to a large family in Nassau on October 18, 1934, he...
41. Boris Sagal Boris Sagal Director, The Omega Man
42. Marcus Coloma Marcus Coloma Actor, Material Girls
43. Marco Hofschneider Marco Hofschneider Actor, Europa Europa Born in Berlin in 1969, Marco was raised in his home town as the youngest of three brothers. His acting career started somewhat unexpectedly when he was cast to play lead in the award-winning feature Europa Europa in 1989. The same year Marco played a disabled boy in the German TV play Hurenglück...
44. Wilma Elles Wilma Elles Actress, Satan Claus Wilma Elles is a German actress mostly known in the Middle East, North Africa and Eastern Europe for her lead-role in the weekly TV series "Öyle bir gecer zaman ki" (As time goes by) which broke several viewer records and is being shown in 70 countries with highest ratings. Since four years old she wanted to be an actress and performed plays for family and neighbors...
45. Anthony Dawson Anthony Dawson Actor, Dr. No Long-faced, emaciated-looking character actor with a thin mustache and an impeccable English accent, Anthony Dawson was typecast in a variety of villainous roles in the 1950s and 1960s. The Edinburgh-born Dawson made his greatest impact in the Alfred Hitchcock classic Dial M for Murder. He was excellent as Lesgate...
46. Victor Sen Yung Victor Sen Yung Actor, The Letter Achieving both film and TV notice during his lengthy career, this diminutive Asian-American character was born Sen Yew Cheung on October 18, 1915 in San Francisco of humble Chinese émigrés. When his mother died during the flu epidemic of 1919, his father placed Victor and his sister in a children's shelter and returned to his homeland...
47. Bristol Palin Bristol Palin Self, Week 3: The Results
48. Tod Fennell Tod Fennell Actor, The Spiderwick Chronicles
49. Kurt Caceres Kurt Caceres Actor, All My Children Was born and raised in the Wine Country of Napa Valley in Northern California. Kurt graduated from Napa High School as a standout All League football player and received a football scholarship to Sacramento State. He graduated with a degree in Business Administration (MIS) and Theatre Arts, as well as being a member of the prestigious Phi Delta Theta fraternity...
50. Bob Weinstein Bob Weinstein Producer, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
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