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1. John Malkovich John Malkovich Actor, Dangerous Liaisons John Malkovich was born in Christopher, Illinois, to Joe Anne (Choisser), who owned a local newspaper, and Daniel Leon Malkovich, a state conservation director. His paternal grandparents were Croatian. In 1976, Malkovich joined Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre, newly founded by his friend Gary Sinise...
2. Simon Helberg Simon Helberg Actor, Good Night, and Good Luck. Simon Helberg was born and raised in Los Angeles but despite this, and the fact that his father is the actor Sandy Helberg and his mother the casting director Harriet B. Helberg, his main interest as a young boy was karate. In his teens, though, he discovered acting and went on to study at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts where he trained at the Atlantic Theater Company...
3. Judi Dench Judi Dench Actress, Skyfall Judi Dench was born in York, England, to Eleanora Olive (Jones), who was from Dublin, Ireland, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Dorset, England. She attended Mount School in York, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed with Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre...
4. Kirk Douglas Kirk Douglas Actor, Spartacus Cleft-chinned, steely-eyed and virile star of international cinema who rose from being "the ragman's son" (the name of his best-selling 1988 autobiography) to become a bona fide superstar, Kirk Douglas, also known as Issur Danielovitch Demsky, was born in Amsterdam, New York, in 1916. His parents, Bryna (Sanglel) and Herschel Danielovitch...
5. Jesse Metcalfe Jesse Metcalfe Actor, John Tucker Must Die Jesse Eden Metcalfe was born in Carmel Valley, California, to Nancy (DeMaio) and Jeff Metcalfe. He has Italian, Portuguese, English, French, and Irish ancestry. He was raised in Southeastern Connecticut. Metcalfe attended the Williams School, a private high school in New London, Connecticut. He pursued...
6. Michael Dorn Michael Dorn Actor, Star Trek: First Contact
7. John Cassavetes John Cassavetes Actor, Rosemary's Baby
8. Felicity Huffman Felicity Huffman Actress, Transamerica
9. Joe Lando Joe Lando Actor, One Life to Live A former cook in a Hollywood restaurant, Lando first came to the attention of casting directors in the role of heartthrob Jake Harrison on the soap opera "One Life to Live". That job led to the co-starring role as the backwoodsman-love interest of Jane Seymour on TV's "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman".
10. Margaret Hamilton Margaret Hamilton Actress, The Wizard of Oz Margaret Hamilton was Born December 9, 1902 in Cleveland, Ohio to Jennie and Walter Hamilton. She later attended Hathaway Brown School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and practiced acting doing children's theater while a Junior League of Cleveland member. Margaret had already built her resume with several performances in film before she came to her most memorable and astronomically successful role...
11. Sebastian Spence Sebastian Spence Actor, Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome He is most notably recognized today as "Cowboy" Cliff Harting in Hallmark Channel's original television series "Cedar Cove," based on the books by award-winning author Debbie Macomber (series began in 2013) Not to be typecast, Sebastian has become one of the most sought-after actors in Vancouver, BC...
12. Michael Nouri Michael Nouri Actor, Flashdance
13. Reiko Aylesworth Reiko Aylesworth Actress, Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem
14. Beau Bridges Beau Bridges Actor, The Descendants Beau Bridges is the son of actor Lloyd Bridges and his wife, who was his college sweetheart, Dorothy Dean Bridges. Born just two days after the attack on Pearl Harbour, he was delivered by candlelight because of a power blackout. Named Lloyd Vernet Bridges III, his parents immediately started calling him Beau after Ashley Wilkes' son in Gone with the Wind...
15. Morton Downey Jr. Morton Downey Jr. Actor, Predator 2 Talk-show host and songwriter ("Because We're Young", "Hearts Are Wild"), composer, author, actor and singer, educated at New York University (BS) and a two-year Law School student. He was a program director and announcer at WPOP in Hartford, Connecticut, and later made several records under his birth name...
16. Dalton Trumbo Dalton Trumbo Writer, Spartacus Dalton Trumbo, the Oscar-winning screenwriter, arguably the most talented, most famous of the blacklisted film professionals known to history as the Hollywood 10, was born in Montrose, Colorado to Orus Trumbo and his wife, the former Maud Tillery. Dalton Trumbo was raised at 1124 Gunnison Ave. in Grand Junction...
17. Toby Huss Toby Huss Actor, Rescue Dawn
18. Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Actor, Little Caesar Although he appeared in approximately 100 movies or TV shows, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. never really intended to take up acting as a career. However, the environment he was born into and the circumstances naturally led him to be a thespian. Noblesse oblige. He was born Douglas Elton Fairbanks, Jr. in New York City...
19. Allison Smith Allison Smith Actress, Helter Skelter Allison Smith's career started at the age of nine in the Broadway musical "Evita", which was quickly followed by her landing the title role of "Annie" on Broadway in the musical, "Annie", at the age of ten. She was the longest-running and youngest star of a Broadway musical at that time and played the role to rave reviews for nearly 3 years...
20. Jennifer Korbin Jennifer Korbin Actress, Picture Perfect
21. Donny Osmond Donny Osmond Self, Donny & Marie Donald Clark "Donny" Osmond was born December 9, 1957 in Ogden, Utah, to Olive Osmond (née Davis) and George Osmond on . He was the seventh of eight brothers and has one sister. When Donny was young, his family went to see Lawrence Welk in California. They were unable to meet with him so they decided to take a vacation to Disneyland...
22. Richard Brooks Richard Brooks Actor, The Crow: City of Angels Commanding actor Richard Brooks was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He is an actor, director and singer. Raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Brooks studied acting, dance, and voice work at Interlochen Academy of Arts in Michigan. Later, he moved to New York City and was a student of the Circle in the Square Professional...
23. Joshua Sasse Joshua Sasse Actor, Frankenstein's Army
24. Redd Foxx Redd Foxx Actor, Harlem Nights Redd Foxx began doing stand-up comedy on the infamous "Chitlin' Circuit" in the 1940s and 1950s. Foxx was one of the premier "blue humor" comedians. Blue humor was very dirty, too dirty for white audiences. For years his party albums were not available in white record stores. In the 1960s his records became available...
25. Dick Van Patten Dick Van Patten Actor, Spaceballs Dick Van Patten has been acting since he was a child. He made his first of 27 Broadway appearances, at age seven, in "Tapestry in Grey". Since then, he has appeared in many films, including Freaky Friday, with Jodie Foster; Robin Hood: Men in Tights and Spaceballs. His TV credits include his starring role on the hit 80's comedy-drama...
26. Kurt Angle Kurt Angle Actor, Warrior Kurt Steven Angle was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a 1996 Olympic Gold Medal winner in the 220lbs weight category. First ever wrestler to hold the WCW and WWF World Championships during the same calendar year, and has held WWF, Intercontinental, European and Hardcore championships all on separate occasions. Likes to listen to the Olympics theme.
27. Tara Perry Tara Perry Actress, Fun with Lesley
28. David Anthony Higgins David Anthony Higgins Actor, Snake Eyes
29. Ashleigh Brewer Ashleigh Brewer Actress, Episode #1.6125
30. Cody Kennedy Cody Kennedy Actress, Stuck Los Angeles native, Cody Kennedy is one of four girls in her family of six. Cody found her identity through her love of acting and performing for others. Cody's ambition was clearly unstoppable to everyone around her from very early on. After participating in numerous school plays, Cody's thirst for acting only grew as she realized her fervor for performing, and portraying characters...
31. Jolene Purdy Jolene Purdy Actress, Donnie Darko
32. John Paragon John Paragon Actor, Elvira: Mistress of the Dark John Dixon Paragon was born in Anchorage, Alaska, on an Army base. He grew up and attended schools in Fort Collins, Colorado. John got his start in the Los Angeles-based improvisation group The Groundlings alongside Paul Reubens and Phil Hartman. John is best known for his work on children's show Pee-wee's Playhouse where he played Jambi the Genie and voiced Pterri the Pterodactyl...
33. Broderick Crawford Broderick Crawford Actor, All the King's Men Broderick Crawford is best remembered for two roles: his Oscar-winning turn as Willie Stark in All the King's Men, and as Chief Dan Matthews on the syndicated TV series Highway Patrol. He was also memorable as Judy Holliday's boisterous boyfriend in Born Yesterday. He was born William Broderick Crawford on December 9...
34. Paddi Edwards Paddi Edwards Actress, The Little Mermaid
35. Jacqueline Lovell Jacqueline Lovell Actress, Femalien Jacqueline Lovell was born and raised in Southern California. From a very young age, she had the immense innate talent and enthusiasm for performance. She expressed this through school musicals and church plays from grade school through high school. In much of her free time, she was writing skits and performing them for her family...
36. Todd Allen Todd Allen Actor, The Apostle Actor/writer/producer Todd Allen counts Gregory Peck, Marlon Brando, Steve McQueen, John Wayne, Alan Ladd, Ward Bond, Lee Marvin and Robert Mitchum among those actors who both influenced and inspired him to be an actor. Allen has appeared in over 50 film and television productions and considers himself fortunate to have had the ability and opportunity to work in both film and television...
37. Buck Henry Buck Henry Writer, The Graduate
38. Nicole Randall Johnson Nicole Randall Johnson Actress, Role Models Born in Los Angeles, California and raised in Portland, Oregon and Phoenix, Arizona, Nicole Randall Johnson trained in the B.F.A. Acting/Directing program at University of Arizona in Tucson. Nicole later moved to Los Angeles where, after 3-years of sketch & improvisation training at the renowned Groundlings School & Theatre, she became a performer and writer for the Groundlings Sunday Company...
39. Brad Savage Brad Savage Actor, Red Dawn Brad had his first career as a child actor from 1967 to 1988. Credits include 7 features, 2 TV series, 7 pilots, numerous TV movies and "Guest Shots", lots of theater and over 100 commercials. Some highlights include: Red Dawn/film (Directed by John Milius), "On Golden Pond"/stage (Ahmanson Theater)...
40. Kevin Daniels Kevin Daniels Actor, The Island
41. Raja Gosnell Raja Gosnell Director, Big Momma's House
42. Dia Mirza Dia Mirza Actress, Lage Raho Munna Bhai Dia Mirza was born on 9th December in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Born to a Bengali mother, Deepa, and a German National father, Frank Handrich, she started seeing the world with two different sets of eyes. In an attempt to seek financial independence, she started working from the early age of 16 while continuing her education...
43. Hermione Gingold Hermione Gingold Actress, Gigi One of stage, screen, radio and TV's most delightful, inimitable eccentrics, Hermione Ferdinanda Gingold was born the daughter of an upscale Austrian financier and English homemaker. She made her stage debut in 1908, thus beginning a long, commanding presence in London playing everything from Jessica...
44. Mario Cantone Mario Cantone Self, The Aristocrats Mario Cantone is probably best known at home in the US as a comedian, impressionist and singer but he has also made a name for himself as a very successful Broadway actor, appearing in "Love! Valor! Compassion!" in 1995 as well as a number of off-Broadway Shakespeare productions including "The Tempest" and "The Taming of the Shrew"...
45. Dick Butkus Dick Butkus Actor, Any Given Sunday Richard J.Butkus "Dick", was born in Chicago, Illinois, December 9, 1942. He graduated from the University of Illinois where he was a two time All- American line backer. A first round draft pick of the Chicago Bears, Dick played for them from 1965-1973, and was named All-Pro linebacker seven times. Mr...
46. McKayla Maroney McKayla Maroney Self, McKayla Maroney/Boris Kodjoe/Jeff Musial/Naughty by Nature McKayla Maroney was born and raised in California. The daughter of Mike and Erin Maroney, she was home-schooled so that she could train as an elite gymnast. She started her senior career in 2011 at the age of 15. At that year's world championships, Maroney won gold medals in the team and vault competitions...
47. Joshua Rudoy Joshua Rudoy Actor, Flatliners
48. Wayne Foskett Wayne Foskett Actor, Still Life
49. Lori Greiner Lori Greiner Self, Episode #4.8
50. Kara DioGuardi Kara DioGuardi Soundtrack, Boyhood Kara DioGuardi was introduced to America on seasons 8 and 9 of the hit FOX show, American Idol and was also featured as the head judge on Bravo's songwriting reality show competition, Platinum Hit. Additionally, Kara starred in her Broadway stage debut as merry murderess "Roxie Hart" in the Tony Award-winning hit musical, "Chicago"...
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