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1. Karen Gillan Karen Gillan Actress, Guardians of the Galaxy Karen was born and raised in Inverness, Scotland, the daughter of Marie (Paterson) and John Gillan, who is a singer and recording artist. She developed a love for acting very early on, attending several youth theatre groups and taking part in a wide range of productions at her school, Charleston Academy...
2. Mary Elizabeth Winstead Mary Elizabeth Winstead Actress, Final Destination 3 Mary Elizabeth Winstead was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, the youngest of five children of Betty Lou (Knight) and James Ronald Winstead. She grew up in Salt Lake City and North Carolina many years of her life and actually had an ambition to become a ballerina, for which she attended Joffrey Ballet School in Chicago at the age of 11 and started taking acting lessons too...
3. Judd Nelson Judd Nelson Actor, The Breakfast Club Born in Portland, Maine to attorney Leonard Nelson and his wife, Merle Nelson, (attorney and state assemblywoman), Judd attended St. Paul's preparatory school in Concord, New Hampshire before majoring in philosophy at the prestigious Haverford College in Pennsylvania. The acting bug bit when he went to watch a friend's audition and was obliged to audition in order to stay. He won the role...
4. Alan Ritchson Alan Ritchson Actor, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Alan Ritchson has carved a space for himself on both the large and small screens since he made the trek from a small town in Florida to Los Angeles. Alan Michael Ritchson was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota, to Vickie (Harrell), a high school teacher, and David Ritchson, a U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sergeant...
5. Ed Harris Ed Harris Actor, A Beautiful Mind By transforming into his characters and pulling the audience in, Ed Harris has earned the reputation as one of the most talented actors of our time. Ed Harris was born in Tenafly, New Jersey, to Margaret (Sholl), a travel agent, and Robert Lee Harris, a bookstore worker who also sang professionally...
6. Daniel Henney Daniel Henney Actor, Big Hero 6
7. Ryan Kwanten Ryan Kwanten Actor, Strange Love An Australian actor, Ryan Kwanten was born and raised in Sydney, Australia. He appeared on several TV shows Down Under, including a five year stint on the popular series Home and Away. After graduating from business school at the University of Sydney, he came to Los Angeles for what was supposed to be a brief visit but decided to stay...
8. Aimee Garcia Aimee Garcia Actress, A Lot Like Love A Chicago native of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent, she made her professional stage debut at the age of seven in Paul Mejia's "Cinderella" at The Auditorium Theatre. By the age of twelve, she was dancing 20 shows a month as "Clara" in "The Nutcracker". She joined the Young People's Company, whose alumni include John Cusack,Joan Cusack...
9. Alfonso Cuarón Alfonso Cuarón Writer, Gravity Alfonso Cuarón Orozco was born on November 28th in Mexico City, Mexico. From an early age, he yearned to be either a film director or an astronaut. However, he did not want to enter the army, so he settled for directing. He didn't receive his first camera until his twelfth birthday, and then immediately started to film everything he saw...
10. Sunny Mabrey Sunny Mabrey Actress, Snakes on a Plane Sunny Mabrey was born and raised in Gadsden, a small city in northeastern Alabama. Upon graduating high school at the age of 17, Sunny entered the world of modeling, traveling to Paris and Miami. However, growing up with a passion for the arts, it wasn't long before she found herself back in school at the private...
11. Scarlett Pomers Scarlett Pomers Actress, Erin Brockovich Pomers is currently starring as Reba McEntire's youngest daughter Kyra, on the WB Network's comedy hit Reba, on Friday nights. Her previous acting roles included three years as Naomi Wildman, on Star Trek: Voyager, and the recurring role of Abigail Leski on CBS' critically acclaimed show, That's Life...
12. Johnny Simmons Johnny Simmons Actor, The Perks of Being a Wallflower Jonathan James Simmons was born November 28, 1986 in Montgomery, Alabama, to Cindy and Ben Simmons. He was raised in Dallas, Texas. His first film in Los Angeles was entitled "My Ambition". When casting notices went out, there was a misprint stating that the production was looking for a lead female to play Julie Walters...
13. Jon Stewart Jon Stewart Self, The 80th Annual Academy Awards Jon Stewart was born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz in New York City, New York, to Marian (Laskin), a teacher, and Donald Leibowitz, a physics professor. His family is Ashkenazi Jewish (from Austria, Ukraine, Poland, and Belarus). Stewart moved to Lawrenceville, New Jersey during his childhood. He graduated from the College Of William And Mary in Williamsburg...
14. Anna Nicole Smith Anna Nicole Smith Self, Anna Nicole Smith: Exposed
15. Joe Cole Joe Cole Actor, Now Is Good
16. Emun Elliott Emun Elliott Actor, Prometheus
17. Adam Hicks Adam Hicks Actor, Lemonade Mouth
18. Jane Sibbett Jane Sibbett Actress, It Takes Two The youngest of five happy children, Jane Sibbett was born in Berkeley, California to William Ryan Sibbett IV and social butterfly "Sis" Gaines Sibbett. After a few years in Orinda, California, the Sibbett family moved to the idyllic island of Alameda where destiny bellowed at her daily in the form of a gruff neighbor...
19. Martin Clunes Martin Clunes Actor, Shakespeare in Love Martin Clunes was born the son of the noted Shakespearean actor Alec Clunes. He was educated at the Royal Russell School in Surrey and the Arts Educational School in Chiswick, London. He made his television debut playing an alien prince opposite Peter Davison in Snakedance: Part One (director Fiona Cumming...
20. Gloria Grahame Gloria Grahame Actress, It's a Wonderful Life Gloria Hallward was born in Los Angeles, California. She was the daughter of Michael Hallward, an architect, and Jean MacDougall, an actress whose stage name was Jean Grahame. Her mother later became her acting coach. Descended from royalty--King Edward III through her father's side--she was bred for acting at an early age...
21. Joe Dante Joe Dante Director, Gremlins Joseph Dante Jr. was born on November 28, 1946 in Morristown, New Jersey, and raised in the nearby borough of Parsippany. His father was a professional golf players and his father wrote some books on the instructions of playing golf some of which included Four Magic Moves to Winning Golf, and Stop that Slice...
22. Martin Cummins Martin Cummins Actor, Love Come Down
23. S. Epatha Merkerson S. Epatha Merkerson Actress, Terminator 2: Judgment Day A native of Michigan, S. Epatha Merkerson earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Wayne State University. In 1978, she moved to New York City to apply her craft on stage. Although best known since 1993 as the smart and shrewd Lieutenant Anita Van Buren on the long-running TV crime drama Law & Order...
24. Louise Bourgoin Louise Bourgoin Actress, The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec
25. Hope Lange Hope Lange Actress, Blue Velvet One of the most natural beauties of the 1960's with a gentle voice and personality to match, blonde Hope Lange was born in Redding Ridge, Connecticut, and performed on stage from the age of nine. She studied both drama and dance under Martha Graham, did some modeling and then worked in stock companies and on television...
26. Stephnie Weir Stephnie Weir Writer, MADtv Stephnie Weir was raised in Texas and attended Odessa Junior College studying theater and broadcasting. Following that she went on to attend Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, were she studied anthropology and women's studies. As she expanded on her creative talents in Chicago, Ms. Weir performed at the Second City's Main Stage...
27. Laura Antonelli Laura Antonelli Actress, Malicious
28. Alexander Godunov Alexander Godunov Actor, Die Hard He was born on Sakhalin Island at the far eastern end of the former Soviet Union and began studying dance at age 9 in the Riga State Ballet School. He later said his mother put him there to prevent his becoming "a hooligan". One of his classmates and friends at the school was Mikhail Baryshnikov. After graduating he toured with the Moscow Classical Ballet...
29. Jonathan Mostow Jonathan Mostow Director, U-571
30. James Karen James Karen Actor, The Pursuit of Happyness Veteran Broadway, TV and film actor James Karen was encouraged as a young man to take up an acting career by U.S. Congressman Daniel J. Flood, who was an amateur actor himself. In 1947 Karen made his Broadway debut in "A Streetcar Named Desire", which led to appearances in over 20 Broadway productions...
31. Ryan Sampson Ryan Sampson Actor, The Sontaran Stratagem
32. Danielle Moinet Danielle Moinet Actress, The Marine 4: Moving Target Danielle Moinet was born on November 28, 1983 in Manhasset, Newyork. Before she signed with WWE, she was a football player for the Legends Football League (LFL)'s Chicago Bliss from (2008-2011). Afterwards she debuted in Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), where she made a name for herself. She is...
33. Randy Newman Randy Newman Soundtrack, Toy Story 3
34. Colman Domingo Colman Domingo Actor, Lincoln Colman Domingo lives and works between London and New York. He was educated at Temple University and moved to San Francisco to begin a career on the stage. He is an Olivier and Tony Award nominated actor, GLAAD and Lucille Lortel Award winning playwright. He has worked with notable artists such as Steven Spielberg...
35. Paul Shaffer Paul Shaffer Self, Late Night with David Letterman: 6th Anniversary Special
36. Rose Abdoo Rose Abdoo Actress, Good Night, and Good Luck.
37. David de Lautour David de Lautour Actor, DmC: Devil May Cry
38. Michael Ritchie Michael Ritchie Director, Fletch
39. Armando Iannucci Armando Iannucci Writer, Alan Partridge
40. Gina Tognoni Gina Tognoni Actress, This Time Around
41. Trey Songz Trey Songz Soundtrack, Step Up 2: The Streets
42. Sam Seder Sam Seder Actor, A Bad Situationist
43. Thom Mathews Thom Mathews Actor, Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI
44. Pamela Hayden Pamela Hayden Actress, The Simpsons Movie
45. Michal Sinnott Michal Sinnott Actress, Grand Theft Auto V Michal Sinnott was born Michal Shalom Leamer in Rock Island, IL, the eldest of three children to Brad, a carpenter, and Griselda, a local actress and housewife. Her parents divorced when she was six. She and her brothers grew up in Norfolk, VA, where they were raised by their mother, who originally pursued acting before moving into casting and teaching acting for kids...
46. Maurissa Tancharoen Maurissa Tancharoen Writer, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
47. Lucy Gutteridge Lucy Gutteridge Actress, Top Secret!
48. Agnieszka Holland Agnieszka Holland Director, Europa Europa Agnieszka Holland was born 28 of November 1948 in Warsaw but went to Czechoslovakia to study film directing at FAMU in Prague. She began her film career working in Poland with Krzysztof Zanussi as assistant director, and Andrzej Wajda as her mentor. She wrote several scripts with Wajda before directing her own films...
49. Juana Acosta Juana Acosta Actress, Kalibre 35
50. Lilia Skala Lilia Skala Actress, Flashdance Born and raised in Vienna, Austria, Lilia Skala would become a star on two continents. In pre-World War II Austria she starred in famed Max Reinhardt's stage troupe, and in post-war America she would become a notable matronly, award-worthy character star on Broadway and in films. Forced to flee her Nazi-occupied homeland with her Jewish husband and two young sons in the late 1930s...
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