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1. 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...
2. John Malkovich John Malkovich Actor, Dangerous Liaisons In 1976, John Malkovich joined Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre, newly founded by his friend Gary Sinise. After that, it would take seven years before Malkovich would show up in New York and win an Obie in Sam Shepard's play "True West". In 1984, Malkovich would appear with Dustin Hoffman in the Broadway revival of "Death of a Salesman"...
3. 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 give to his best-selling 1988 autobiography) of Belarusian Jewish ancestry to become a bona fide superstar, Kirk Douglas, also known as Issur Danielovitch Demsky, was born in Amsterdam...
4. Judi Dench Judi Dench Actress, Skyfall 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, and at Old Vic Theatre. She is a ten-time BAFTA winner including Best Actress in a Comedy Series for A Fine Romance in which she appeared with her husband...
5. 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...
6. Jesse Metcalfe Jesse Metcalfe Actor, John Tucker Must Die Born in Carmel Valley, California, Metcalfe was raised in Southeastern, Connecticut. He attended the Williams School, a private high school in New London, Connecticut. Metcalfe pursued his higher education at New York University where he studied acting and film at the prestigious Tisch School of the Arts...
7. Felicity Huffman Felicity Huffman Actress, Transamerica
8. 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...
9. Michael Dorn Michael Dorn Actor, Star Trek: First Contact
10. John Cassavetes John Cassavetes Actor, Rosemary's Baby
11. 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".
12. Reiko Aylesworth Reiko Aylesworth Actress, Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem
13. Michael Nouri Michael Nouri Actor, Flashdance
14. Kurt Angle Kurt Angle Self, WrestleMania XIX 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.
15. Toby Huss Toby Huss Actor, Rescue Dawn
16. Sebastian Spence Sebastian Spence Actor, Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome
17. 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...
18. Max Nichols Max Nichols Director, Two Night Stand
19. Dina Merrill Dina Merrill Actress, The Player It would have been pretty darn difficult for actress Dina Merrill to have ever pulled off playing a commoner on stage, film or TV. She just had too much class. The epitome of poise and glamor, the New York-born socialite and celebrity was born in 1925 the daughter of financier E.F. Hutton, the founder of the Wall Street firm...
20. 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...
21. Donny Osmond Donny Osmond Self, Donny & Marie Donald Clark, or "Donny", Osmond was born to Olive Osmond and George Osmond on December 9, 1957, in Ogden, Utah. 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. Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Actor, Little Caesar Although he appeared in approximately 100 movies or TV shows, Douglas Elton Ulman--better known as 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. The son...
23. Jennifer Korbin Jennifer Korbin Actress, Picture Perfect
24. 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 Space Balls. His TV credits include his starring role on the hit 80's comedy-drama Eight is Enough...
25. Joshua Sasse Joshua Sasse Actor, Frankenstein's Army
26. Tara Perry Tara Perry Actress, Fun with Lesley
27. 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...
28. Jolene Purdy Jolene Purdy Actress, Donnie Darko
29. Morton Downey Jr. Morton Downey Jr. Actor, Predator 2 However, it would not be until the late 1980's when Morton Downey, Jr. truly became a household name. "The Morton Downey, Jr. Show" was launched in syndication in 1987, carried by many independent television stations. The show generated such controversy that many stations aired numerous disclaimers before and after the show...
30. 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)...
31. David Anthony Higgins David Anthony Higgins Actor, Snake Eyes
32. Raja Gosnell Raja Gosnell Director, Big Momma's House
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. Cody Kennedy Cody Kennedy Actress, Stuck Born in Hollywood, Cody moved to Santa Monica eight years later, where she has lived ever since. As 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...
35. Ashleigh Brewer Ashleigh Brewer Actress, Episode #1.6125
36. Buck Henry Buck Henry Writer, The Graduate
37. 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...
38. Paddi Edwards Paddi Edwards Actress, The Little Mermaid
39. 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...
40. Kevin Daniels Kevin Daniels Actor, Ladder 49
41. 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...
42. 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...
43. 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"...
44. Jane Fallon Jane Fallon Producer, Undercover Heart
45. Dia Mirza Dia Mirza Actress, Lage Raho Munna Bhai Dia was born in December 9, 1981 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Her dad's name was Frank Handrich, a German National, and an Interior Designer by profession, and her mom, Deepa, is Bengali-speaking. Deepa and Frank separated when Dia was 6, and Frank passed away three years later. Deepa then married Ahmed Mirza...
46. 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...
47. 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...
48. 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...
49. 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...
50. Jeff 'Swampy' Marsh Jeff 'Swampy' Marsh Writer, Phineas and Ferb
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