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1. Zac Efron Zac Efron Actor, 17 Again Zachary David Alexander Efron was born 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 younger brother, Dylan. His surname, "Efron", is a Biblical place name, and comes from Zac's Polish 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. 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...
4. 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...
5. 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...
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. Dawn Wells Dawn Wells Actress, The Town That Dreaded Sundown Dawn Elberta Wells was born on October 18, 1938 in Reno, Nevada. Her father was a real estate owner and developer and her mother was a homemaker. Wells' childhood was a happy and healthy one. She and her mother grew their own fruits and vegetables in their gardens and Dawn rode horses. In her high school years...
9. 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.
10. 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...
11. 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...
12. 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...
13. 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...
14. 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...
15. 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...
16. 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...
17. Arliss Howard Arliss Howard Actor, Full Metal Jacket
18. Lucky Yates Lucky Yates Actor, Bloody Ferlin
19. Sam Clark Sam Clark Actor, Mental Sam Clark won his role on Neighbours after winning an Australia wide search run by Dolly Magazine and Network Ten. He began filming in September 2006 and remained a main cast member of the show for close to four years. Originally from Adelaide, South Australia, he was a keen participant in school productions...
20. Nic Pizzolatto Nic Pizzolatto Writer, True Detective An award-winning novelist and short-story writer, he is the author of the collection 'Between Here and the Yellow Sea' and the novel 'Galveston.' He is originally from Southwest Louisiana, and taught literature at several universities, including the University of Chicago, before going into screenwriting in 2010. His fiction has been translated into French, German, Spanish, Japanese and Italian.
21. David Twohy David Twohy Writer, The Fugitive
22. Ne-Yo Ne-Yo Soundtrack, The Princess and the Frog
23. Jennifer Ulrich Jennifer Ulrich Actress, The Wave
24. 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...
25. 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...
26. Corinne Bohrer Corinne Bohrer Actress, Vice Versa
27. 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...
28. Howard Shore Howard Shore Music Department, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
29. Sam Sorbo Sam Sorbo Actress, Twenty Bucks
30. 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...
31. Bobby Troup Bobby Troup Actor, MASH
32. Bristol Palin Bristol Palin Self, Week 3: The Results
33. Nicola Posener Nicola Posener Actress, Mythica: A Quest for Heroes
34. Jon Lindstrom Jon Lindstrom Actor, Must Love Dogs Emmy nominee, award-winning actor, director and screenwriter, Jon Lindstrom, was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. He was introduced early to acting and filmmaking when his father, Robert, a TV advertising executive, cast the young boy in several local TV commercials. His mother, Sue, was a surgical nurse and homemaker...
35. 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...
36. Marcus Coloma Marcus Coloma Actor, Material Girls
37. Joy Jorgensen Joy Jorgensen Actress, Bang Joy Lauren (born Lauren Joy Jorgensen) was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She starting acting in regional theater and television in the Southeast, before moving to Los Angeles in 2001. After working in film and television, including four seasons on ABC's "Desperate Housewives," Joy began her college education at the Columbia University, where she majored in American History...
38. Gloria Garayua Gloria Garayua Actress, Fun with Dick and Jane
39. Melina Mercouri Melina Mercouri Actress, Never on Sunday 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...
40. 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...
41. Shawna Loyer Shawna Loyer Actress, Thir13en Ghosts
42. Peter Gilroy Peter Gilroy Actor, The Wedding Ringer
43. Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Vonn Self, Episode #1.91 Lindsey has changed her name after the marriage to Lindsey Vonn and she is mostly referred by this name (her husband is the skier Thomas Vonn). She began to ski at the tender age of 2 in her natal area Twin City (Minnesota) and enrolled after to the famous development program at Buck Hill. In her Olympic debut at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games...
44. John Schwartzman John Schwartzman Cinematographer, The Amazing Spider-Man Attended USC Film School.
45. Bob Weinstein Bob Weinstein Producer, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
46. 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...
47. 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. He was born Anthony Douglas Gillon Dawson in Edinburgh, Scotland, to Ida Violet (Kittel) and Eric Francis Dawson...
48. 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)...
49. Scott Herman Scott Herman Self, 2009 MTV Movie Awards As an aspiring entrepreneur, Scott Herman constantly finds himself surrounded by not only success but new opportunities. At the young age of fourteen, Scott applied for his first job at Gold's Gym in Methuen, Massachusetts. By the age of fifteen he was performing gym maintenance, running the front desk...
50. Lisa Chappell Lisa Chappell Actress, Coffin Rock Grew up in Auckland, New Zealand. After playing the spoilt brat, "Chelsea", on the New Zealand TV series, Gloss, she moved to Sydney to complete the Journey. She then won the role of "Claire McLeod" on McLeod's Daughters. After three years, she decided it was time for a change and was written out when her character's jeep plummeted off a cliff...
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