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1. Richard Dreyfuss Richard Dreyfuss Actor, Jaws Richard Dreyfuss is an American leading man, who has played his fair share of irritating pests and brash, ambitious hustlers. He was born Richard Stephen Dreyfus in Brooklyn, New York, to Geraldine (Robbins), an activist, and Norman Dreyfus, a restaurateur and attorney. His paternal grandparents were Austro-Hungarian Jewish immigrants, and his mother's family was Russian Jewish...
2. Winona Ryder Winona Ryder Actress, Edward Scissorhands Winona Ryder was born Winona Laura Horowitz in Olmsted County, Minnesota, and was named after a nearby town, Winona, Minnesota. She is the daughter of Cynthia (Istas), an author and video producer, and Michael Horowitz, a publisher and bookseller. Her father's family is Russian Jewish and Romanian Jewish...
3. Ben Foster Ben Foster Actor, Lone Survivor Ben Foster was born October 29, 1980 in Boston, Massachusetts, to Gillian Kirwan and Steven Foster, restaurant owners. His younger brother is actor Jon Foster. His paternal grandparents were from Russian Jewish families that immigrated to Massachusetts (his grandfather became a prominent judge in Boston), while his mother's family is from Maryland...
4. Rufus Sewell Rufus Sewell Actor, Dark City Rufus Sewell was born on the 29th of October 1967 in Twickenham, England. His mother, Jo, was Welsh, and was an artist and painter. His father, Bill, was an Australian animator who died when Rufus was 10. He has one brother, Caspar. He attended London's Central School of Speech and Drama and left in June of 1989 after completing three years of training...
5. Gabrielle Union Gabrielle Union Actress, Bad Boys II Gabrielle Union was born on October 29, 1972, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Theresa (Glass), who managed a phone company, and Sylvester E. Union, a military sergeant and business executive. At the age of 8, her family moved to Pleasanton, California, where she grew up and attended high school. In high school...
6. India Eisley India Eisley Actress, Underworld: Awakening Eisley was born on October 29, 1993, in Los Angeles, California, to musician David Glen Eisley and actress Olivia Hussey. Her grandfather was actor Anthony Eisley. Eisley and her mother appeared together in the movie Headspace. After small roles in various independent films, Eisley gained a major role in The Secret Life of the American Teenager...
7. Janet Montgomery Janet Montgomery Actress, Black Swan A native of Bournemouth in the UK, Janet Montgomery moved to London when she received a scholarship at a dance school. One of her first acting jobs was a guest star role on the critically-acclaimed UK teen drama series, Skins, as Nicholas Hoult's love interest. Upon moving to Los Angeles...
8. Aksel Hennie Aksel Hennie Actor, The Martian Aksel Hennie is a Norwegian actor, writer and director. He has acted in a number of successful Norwegian movies, and has received several awards. Hennie grew up in Lambertseter in Oslo. In his late teens he was sentenced for tagging, and became an outcast in the community for confessing to the police...
9. Brendan Fehr Brendan Fehr Actor, Guardians of the Galaxy Brendan Fehr was raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He and his two sisters were raised by his mother, a case manager at the Stony Mountain Correctional Insitute. In Vancouver for a wedding in 1997, he dropped by Look Talent Management to inquire about quick-cash modelling assignments. Manager Jim Sheasgreen suggested he try TV acting instead...
10. Kate Jackson Kate Jackson Actress, Loverboy
11. Italia Ricci Italia Ricci Actress, Don Jon
12. Johnny Lewis Johnny Lewis Actor, Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, the middle of three siblings, Johnny began performing from the age of 5 at a small performing arts school, making his debut as a Chanukah candle. Pursuing the acting profession, he appeared with success in many TV and film projects, handling both drama and comedy with finesse...
13. Tracee Ellis Ross Tracee Ellis Ross Actress, Daddy's Little Girls
14. Chelan Simmons Chelan Simmons Actress, Tucker and Dale vs. Evil Chelan Simmons was born in Vancouver, Canada. One of three children (one older brother and an older sister), she has been a natural performer since the age of 2. Her first movie role was as the title creature's first victim, Laurie Ann Winterbarger, in Stephen King's It. Her most recognizable roles are in Final Destination 3 as Ashley Freund...
15. Joely Fisher Joely Fisher Actress, The Mask Growing up in a Beverly Hills mansion, well-fed, well-educated and well-traveled - what could be more perfect? But absentee father Eddie Fisher, an alcoholic and self-confessed drug addict, and sexpot mother Connie Stevens, introducing a succession of men into her life, made growing up very complicated...
16. Dan Castellaneta Dan Castellaneta Actor, The Simpsons Movie
17. Jon Abrahams Jon Abrahams Actor, Meet the Parents
18. Carlson Young Carlson Young Actress, The Kid Carlson Young was born on October 29th, 1990 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Carlson Elizabeth Young. She is an actress, known for Scream: The TV Series, Premature, and Key and Peele. She currently resides in Los Angeles, CA, where she studies Creative Writing, part-time, at the University of Southern California.
19. Michael Schur Michael Schur Writer, Parks and Recreation
20. Andrew Lee Potts Andrew Lee Potts Actor, 1408 Andrew was born on 29 October 1979 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, UK to dad Alan and mum Susan. He has a sister, Sarah-Jane, who is also an actor. He studied at Leeds Performing Arts School and started out in musical theatre. He is now a veteran TV actor and has been in a catalogue of all that is best in British television.
21. Damian Chapa Damian Chapa Actor, Under Siege
22. Finola Hughes Finola Hughes Actress, Like Crazy Finola Hughes was born in London. She studied at Arts Educational Schools and began her career in the Northern Ballet Company, after winning the Markova award. She went on to work in the West End, in the original cast of "Cats" and continued working with Andrew Lloyd Webber in "Song & Dance". After making Staying Alive in LA...
23. Dillon Casey Dillon Casey Actor, The Vow
24. Milena Govich Milena Govich Actress, A Novel Romance Milena Govich first gained national attention on television in CBS's Love Monkey, then as the prostitute/con-artist Candy on three seasons of Rescue Me. She also starred in the Dick Wolf series Conviction which led to her role as the first and only female detective on the Emmy winning series, Law & Order...
25. Cleopatra Coleman Cleopatra Coleman Actress, Step Up Revolution Cleopatra Coleman comes from a family of creatives. Born to a costume designer, entrepreneur and belly dance teaching mother from Jamaica, and a musician, writer and director father of Scottish descent, Cleo got the performing bug at the age of four when she demanded her parents take her to ballet classes...
26. Robert Hardy Robert Hardy Actor, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban One of England's most enduringly successful character actors, Robert Hardy is noted for his versatility and depth. Born in Cheltenham in 1925, he studied at Oxford University and, in 1949, he joined the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre at Stratford-upon-Avon. Television viewers most fondly remember him...
27. John Farley John Farley Actor, The Waterboy John is the youngest brother of Chris Farley. He grew up in Madison, Wisconsin. His older brother, Kevin, also acts. Tom, the eldest of the boys, works in Madison as the head of the Chris Farley Foundation. His sister, Barb, is a pre-school teacher in Madison. John attended Portsmouth Abbey School in Portsmouth...
28. Grayson McCouch Grayson McCouch Actor, Armageddon McCouch grew up in Chappaqua, NY and received a Bachelor of Arts Honors Degree in theater from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY where he also played varsity lacrosse and rugby. McCouch went on to receive a graduate degree from the British American Drama Academy, Oxford-Yale program in London. McCouch spent four seasons with the Williamstown Theater Festival...
29. Beth Chapman Beth Chapman Self, Meet the Chapmans
30. Richard Brancatisano Richard Brancatisano Actor, Bait
31. Don Simpson Don Simpson Producer, The Rock Don Simpson, one of the most highly regarded creative forces in the entertainment industry and one of the most successful producers of all time, was a filmmaker who loved movies. In the 1980s, he was responsible for some of entertainment's most popular and enduring motion pictures. In the 1990s, this exceptional and unique producer continued that tradition...
32. Cherilyn Wilson Cherilyn Wilson Actress, The Social Network
33. Alycen Malone Alycen Malone Actress, Tute Voller Kinder Alycen Rose Malone grew up in a small rural town an hour south of Chicago, Illinois. There she attended school and was a very active little girl. She played volleyball, softball, track, took gymnastics and was a cheerleader. But soon she grew out of her inner athlete by junior high and started to perform in school...
34. Chelsea Ricketts Chelsea Ricketts Actress, From Above Chelsea Ricketts is an actress best known for her role Marta Talford on the TV series Lincoln Heights and for her role Britney on the TV series 10 Things I Hate About You. Chelsea Ricketts was born on October 29, 1989. She made her debut in 2001 on the TV series Flip Flop Shop followed by her movie debut a year later in Beyond the Prairie, Part 2: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder...
35. Christopher Wiehl Christopher Wiehl Actor, What Boys Like Christopher Wiehl is an Actor, Writer, & Producer, has just completed work on his most recent film "Worry Dolls." Which has been called "a thrill ride of terror" and should be in theaters soon. He can be seen on Showtime's critically acclaimed series "Masters of Sex". Including, starring as a series regular on several network shows "Bull"...
36. Isao Takahata Isao Takahata Director, Grave of the Fireflies
37. Ralph Bakshi Ralph Bakshi Director, The Lord of the Rings Ralph Bakshi worked his way up from Brooklyn and became an animation legend. Born on October 29, 1938, in Haifa, Bakshi grew up in Brownsville after his family came to New York to escape World War II. Bakshi attended the Thomas Jefferson High School and was later transferred to the High School of Industrial Arts and graduated with an award in cartooning in 1957...
38. Joy Osmanski Joy Osmanski Actress, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel As a baby, Osmanski was flown halfway around the world to meet her adoptive parents. Growing up in Olympia, Washington, she loved writing plays but never thought about being in them. After graduating from Principia College in three years with a degree in Creative Writing and Studio Art, Osmanski began a career as a graphic designer...
39. Christopher Jordan Wallace Christopher Jordan Wallace Actor, Everything Must Go
40. Bob Ross Bob Ross Self, Wilderness Day
41. Michael Jayston Michael Jayston Actor, Nicholas and Alexandra
42. Trevor Lissauer Trevor Lissauer Actor, An American Vampire Story
43. Akim Tamiroff Akim Tamiroff Actor, Touch of Evil Though born in Russia and having a Russian-sounding name, Akim Tamiroff is actually of Armenian descent. At 19 he decided to pursue acting as a career and was chosen from among 500 applicants to the Moscow Art Theater School. There he studied under the great Konstantin Stanislavski, and launched a stage career...
44. Margaret Nolan Margaret Nolan Actress, Goldfinger Today Margaret Nolan is probably best remembered for her role as 'Dink' in Goldfinger and her "Carry On..." films roles. Born in 1943 in London, Margaret Nolan had a career as a glamour model under the name of Vicki Kennedy, even posing for Playboy magazine. Entering films in 1963 in Saturday Night Out saw her catapulted into Goldfinger. Her roles in the "Carry On...
45. Fanny Brice Fanny Brice Actress, The Great Ziegfeld Fanny Brice was a popular and influential American comedienne, singer, theatre and film actress, who made many stage, radio and film appearances but is best remembered as the creator and star of the top-rated radio comedy series, The Baby Snooks Show. Thirteen years after her death, she was portrayed on the Broadway stage by Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl...
46. Scott Thomson Scott Thomson Actor, Twister
47. Tim Minear Tim Minear Producer, Out of Gas Mr. Minear came to "The X Files" in 1998 after serving successfully as executive story editor on "Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman." His episode credits on "Lois and Clark" include "Brutal Youth," "Twas the Night Before Mxymas," "Meet John Doe" and "I've Got You Under My Skin". Prior to...
48. Michele Boyd Michele Boyd Actress, Bar America Born in Gainesville, Florida, Michele's childhood was spent constantly moving due to her father's Navy career, traveling everywhere from Virginia to Japan. Eschewing the usual career path of most actors, Michele earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior from the University of California...
49. Jack Shepherd Jack Shepherd Actor, The Golden Compass Jack Shepherd was born in Leeds, on October 29th, 1940. His father was a cabinet maker and his mother an infant school teacher. He was educated at Roundhay School, Leeds and went on to study fine art at Kings College, Newcastle. After gaining a BA in Fine Art, he first studied acting at the Central School and then at the Drama Centre London, a drama school he helped found...
50. Scott Jaeck Scott Jaeck Actor, An Early Frost
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