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1. William Fichtner William Fichtner Actor, The Dark Knight A small-town guy with a big heart, William Fichtner has been captivating the hearts of Western New Yorkers for decades. Bill was born in 1956 on Long Island, New York, raised in Cheektowaga, and graduated from Maryvale High School in 1974. His first roles were in soap operas such as As the World Turns and sitcoms like Grace Under Fire...
2. Sharlto Copley Sharlto Copley Actor, District 9 Sharlto Copley's childhood dreams of acting were put on hold for many years when his television production company was one of few in his native South Africa granted licensing to create content for broadcast. Rather than acting in front of the camera, Copley found himself the businessman running the production behind the scenes...
3. Michael Vartan Michael Vartan Actor, One Hour Photo Michael Vartan was born on 27th November 1968 in France, an only child. Michael's father, Eddie Vartan, was a French musician, whose ancestry was Armenian and Bulgarian on one side, and Hungarian Jewish on the other. Michael's mother, Doris Vartan (née Pucher), is a Polish Jewish immigrant to the United States...
4. Alison Pill Alison Pill Actress, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Alison is a Canadian born TV, film and theater actress. She was born in Toronto, Ontario, where she attended Vaughan Road Academy. She decided she wanted to be an actor when she was age 10. She was a member of the Toronto Children's Chorus and was chosen to narrate one of their performances. From there, she gained a job narrating children's audio books...
5. Bruce Lee Bruce Lee Actor, Enter the Dragon Bruce Lee remains the greatest icon of martial arts cinema and a key figure of modern popular media. Had it not been for Bruce Lee and his movies in the early 1970s, it's arguable whether or not the martial arts film genre would have ever penetrated and influenced mainstream North American and European cinema and audiences the way it has over the past four decades...
6. Jaleel White Jaleel White Actor, Dreamgirls
7. Fisher Stevens Fisher Stevens Actor, Short Circuit Fisher Stevens moved from his native Chicago to New York at the age of 13 to pursue an acting career. He tried, unsuccessfully, to get any kind of job and was, he recalls, even rejected as extra for a Crest commercial. When his acting teacher, Dan Fauci, lost the lease to his teaching studio...
8. Brooke Langton Brooke Langton Actress, The Replacements As a child, Brooke Langton lived in Illinois, Texas, and Japan. She settled down in California, where she studied marine biology and screen-writing. She also studied at Second City improv. Her first acting job was Budweiser's "Ginger or Mary Ann?" directed by David Fincher, which aired during Super Bowl XXVII...
9. Tadanobu Asano Tadanobu Asano Actor, Thor Described by some as a cross between Johnny Depp and Toshirô Mifune, Asano Tadanobu is certainly the hippest, if not the single most important, Japanese film actor working today. His father, an actors' agent, suggested he take on what became his first role, in the TV show "Kimpachi Sensei," at the age of 16...
10. Curtis Armstrong Curtis Armstrong Actor, Ray
11. James Avery James Avery Actor, The Prince of Egypt Although best known as the uncle/patriarch and judge "Philip Banks" on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, James Avery is a classically trained actor and scholar. A native of Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, he joined the US Navy after graduating high school and served in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969. Upon leaving the military...
12. Kathryn Bigelow Kathryn Bigelow Director, The Hurt Locker A very talented painter, Kathryn spent two years at the San Francisco Art Institute. At 20, she won a scholarship to the Whitney Museum's Independent Study Program. She was given a studio in a former Offtrack Betting building, literally in an old bank vault, where she made art and waited to be criticized by people like Richard Serra...
13. Kirk Acevedo Kirk Acevedo Actor, Invincible Born and raised in Bronx and spent most of his formative years hanging out in New York City, Kirk Acevedo, who is of Puerto Rican/Chinese descent, received his BFA from SUNY Purchase and founded a theater company called The Rorschach Group. After guest-starring on several television shows like New York Undercover and Law & Order...
14. Steve Oedekerk Steve Oedekerk Writer, Evan Almighty Steve Oedekerk, the Academy Award nominated multi-hyphenate, has built an extraordinary career, experiencing vast success in writing, directing, producing, acting, stand-up comedy and computer generated animation. He has written and directed films that have grossed over $1.9 billion in worldwide box office...
15. Chin Han Chin Han Actor, The Dark Knight Named one of Asia's 25 greatest actors of all time by CNNGo (a division of CNN) alongside stars like Hong Kong's Tony Leung Chiu Wai, India's Amitabh Bachchan and Japan's Toshiro Mifune, Chin Han's 20 year career in Asia has spanned theater, television and film. Beginning as a teen actor in stage classics like Moliere's L'Ecole des femmes and Shakespeare's Twelfth Night...
16. Samantha Bond Samantha Bond Actress, GoldenEye
17. Samantha Harris Samantha Harris Self, THS: Investigates A seasoned entertainment news journalist and two-time Emmy-nominated TV personality, Samantha Harris is currently seen on the world's #1 entertainment news program, Entertainment Tonight, as a correspondent. In just her first months with the show, she covered the Cannes Film Festival, traveled to two film sets in Hawaii (for interviews with Jennifer Aniston and Nicole Kidman)...
18. Robin Givens Robin Givens Actress, Boomerang Ruth and Reuben Givens gave birth to Robin Simone Givens in New York City on 27th of November, 1964. Robin's father, Reuben, abandoned his family when Robin was a young girl and she seldom saw him after that. Robin's mother raised her and her younger sister in Westchester, CT. Her mother (once linked...
19. Rebecca Ferratti Rebecca Ferratti Actress, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Rebecca Ferratti was born in the "Big Sky Country", Montana. She is an active sports enthusiast and has been involved in many professional sports, including the arena of competitive martial arts, and has developed her talents as a weapons, sparring and forms champion. She attributes her positive attitude to setting high goals and achieving success...
20. Kimmy Robertson Kimmy Robertson Actress, Beauty and the Beast Kimmy Robertson began her career as a ballet dancer but her distinctive sense of humor and quirky style brought her to the attention of an agent who happened to worked in the same office as her ballet company. After at first being unsure about becoming an actor, Kimmy was then hired for the first role she auditioned for in the teen comedy The Last American Virgin...
21. Todd Giebenhain Todd Giebenhain Actor, Galaxy Quest
22. Thomas Bo Larsen Thomas Bo Larsen Actor, The Hunt
23. Elizabeth Marvel Elizabeth Marvel Actress, True Grit
24. Jennifer O'Dell Jennifer O'Dell Actress, General Hospital
25. Michael Rispoli Michael Rispoli Actor, Kick-Ass
26. Ricardo Hoyos Ricardo Hoyos Actor, The Black Mask Ricardo Antonio Hoyos was born November 27, 1995. He has green eyes and dark brown hair. He is Peruvian, Ecuadorian, and Irish. He can play the guitar. Surprisingly, Ricardo has dual citizenship in the USA and Canada. He has worked on many shows including the famous Canadian show Degrassi as a skate-boarder named Zig...
27. Lauren C. Mayhew Lauren C. Mayhew Actress, Guiding Light Lauren C. Mayhew is one of the hottest personalities on Hollywood's starriest red carpets...but now she is spending more time on the other side of the press line. In her feature film debut, New Line Cinema's "Raise Your Voice," Lauren stars as Hilary Duff's arch-rival Robin, a role that allowed her...
28. Bill Nye Bill Nye Self, Ocean Life
29. Alexandra Astin Alexandra Astin Actress, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
30. Alec Newman Alec Newman Actor, A Lonely Place to Die Alec Newman was born in Glasgow on the 27th of November 1974. Raised both in Scotland and England he joined the National Youth theater at 17 after injury ruled out a career in soccer. There he played various roles most notably Iago in Shakespeare's Othello, opposite Chiwetel Ejiofor. Upon finishing his training both at the NYT and then at LAMDA...
31. Adam Shankman Adam Shankman Producer, Hairspray
32. Arjay Smith Arjay Smith Actor, The Day After Tomorrow A young black American actor whose career balances healthily between television and film describes Arjay Smith. He was born on November 27, 1983, in California and began his acting career in 1995 around the age of 11 or 12. Easily recognized, Arjay is perhaps best known for his title role in the Nickelodeon television series The Journey of Allen Strange...
33. Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix Soundtrack, Almost Famous Jimi Hendrix was born in Seattle, Washington, on November 27, 1942. His mother named him John Allen Hendrix and raised him alone while his father, Al Hendrix, was off fighting in World War II. When his mother became sick from alcoholism, Hendrix was sent to live with relatives in Berkeley, California...
34. Don Yesso Don Yesso Actor, Blast from the Past
35. Patricia McPherson Patricia McPherson Actress, Trust Doesn't Rust Patricia McPherson was born in Washington where her father was a high ranking naval officer. She spent several years in France when her father was sent to Paris, and later studied advertising at the university in Florida and California. She then became a very successful model and worked as a magazine graphic artist. Knight Rider was her first TV series.
36. Gerrit Graham Gerrit Graham Actor, Child's Play 2 Gerrit Graham was born on November 27, 1949 in New York City. He grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, Chicago, Illinois and Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Gerrit made his acting debut at age eight in a Detroit Art Institute stage production of "Winnie the Pooh." Graham was the president of the dramatic association...
37. Barbara Anderson Barbara Anderson Actress, The Six Million Dollar Man
38. Callie Khouri Callie Khouri Writer, Thelma & Louise Raised in Texas and Kentucky by her doctor father and mother. Went to Purdue University to study landscape architecture but switched to drama. Moved to Nashville after college to be with her family before heading to Los Angeles in 1982 to study at the Strasburg Institute. Worked for a commercials production...
39. Gregory Hoblit Gregory Hoblit Producer, Frequency Gregory Hoblit was born in Texas but moved to Northern California at a young age because of his father's job in law enforcement, a hint at what might have attracted the mystery/courtroom plots of his movie/TV credits. After graduating from UCLA, he worked as a TV co-producer with Steven Bochco until directing the 80s series...
40. Vladimir Mashkov Vladimir Mashkov Actor, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Worked for the Oleg Tabakov's theatre where he performed in Alexander Galich's "My Big Land", Neil Simon's "Biloxy Blues", Nickolai Gogol's "The Inspector General", Jean-Batiste Moliere's "Don Juan" and other plays. As the director staged "A Star Hour By Local Time", "Passions For Bumbarash", "The Death-Defying Act" and Bertolt Brecht's "The Threepenny Opera".
41. Michael Tolan Michael Tolan Actor, All That Jazz Stage-trained actor Michael Tolan was born Seymour Tuchow on November 27, 1927, in Detroit, Michigan. During and following graduation from Wayne State University, he appeared in radio serials and in such classic theater productions as "Uncle Vanya," "Candida," "The Importance of Being Earnest," "Oedipus,"...
42. John Alderton John Alderton Actor, Calendar Girls An English actor active in the theater since 1961, having made few theatrical movies, none of which particularly outstanding, with the exception of John Boorman's Zardoz and Nigel Cole's popular Calendar Girls, John Alderton has become famous thanks to British television. Appearing in approximately two hundred TV series episodes...
43. Alex Neuberger Alex Neuberger Actor, Running Scared Alexander James Neuberger is an American actor from Cottage Grove Minnesota. Alex wanted to be an actor at an early age. He told his mother and she right then and there started to seek out an agent. She also signed Alex up for a 3 year contract at John Robert Powers, though now Alex regrets taking their services...
44. Unax Ugalde Unax Ugalde Actor, Alatriste
45. Connie Sawyer Connie Sawyer Actress, Dumb & Dumber
46. Shane Salerno Shane Salerno Writer, Armageddon Shane Salerno has been a professional screenwriter since the age of 19. In the years that have followed Detour Magazine has named Salerno as "one of Hollywood's true shapers of popular culture" and Fade In magazine selected him as one of the "100 people you need to know in Hollywood". His diverse screenwriting...
47. Marshall Thompson Marshall Thompson Actor, Battleground Although he geared himself up for major film stardom throughout the 1950s, it took a leading role on a 1960s TV series opposite a lion and chimpanzee to make Marshall Thompson a genuine household name. Born on November 27, 1925, and named James Marshall Thompson after an ancestor, a famed Supreme Court justice...
48. Buster Merryfield Buster Merryfield Actor, The Jolly Boys' Outing
49. Robert Hall Robert Hall Make-Up Department, Superbad In the last sixteen years Robert Hall has become one of the most popular and prolific special effects makeup artists in Hollywood. Hall and his studio, Almost Human, have been responsible for creating some of the most horrifying and photo-realistic effects work in film and television. Hall's creatures were featured weekly the phenomenally successful cult series' Angel...
50. Stephen Elliott Stephen Elliott Actor, Beverly Hills Cop A Drama Desk Award-winning actor ("A Whistle in the Dark" [1969] ) and a Tony Award nominee (as "Monsieur Colmier", "Marat/Sade" [1967] ), he began his career as a member of New York's Neighborhood Playhouse from 1940 to 1942, where he studied with noted acting instructor, Sanford Meisner, before joining the U.S...
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