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1. Zoë Kravitz Zoë Kravitz Actress, X-Men: First Class Zoe Isabella Kravitz, the daughter of Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet, was born on December 1, 1988 in New York City. Zoe's love and interest in acting developed from classes she began taking while in school. Wasting little time, Zoe started working on two films during her senior year in high school; No Reservations...
2. Woody Allen Woody Allen Writer, Annie Hall Woody Allen was born on December 1, 1935, as Allen Konigsberg, in Brooklyn, New York. At the age of 15, he started selling one-liners to gossip columns. After working a while as a stand up comedian, he was hired to write What's New Pussycat in 1965. He directed his first film a year later, What's Up, Tiger Lily? in 1966.
3. Katherine LaNasa Katherine LaNasa Actress, The Campaign Actress, former ballet dancer and choreographer Katherine LaNasa was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and originally trained as a ballet dancer, but had attended the North Carolina School of Arts, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, as well as the Neighbourhood Playhouse in New York. In 1989, she married Dennis Hopper...
4. Sarah Silverman Sarah Silverman Actress, Wreck-It Ralph Sassy, sharp tongued actress / comedian / writer from Bedford, New Hampshire who first started out writing in the 1990s for Saturday Night Live, and then moved on to the HBO program Mr. Show with Bob and David. Her quick wit and attractive features meant she was ideal on either side of the camera, and Silverman soon broke into feature films with appearances in Bulworth, There's Something About Mary and The Bachelor...
5. Emily Mortimer Emily Mortimer Actress, Shutter Island English actress Emily Mortimer is the daughter of writer and barrister Sir John Mortimer and his second wife, Penelope. She was educated at St Paul's Girls' School in West London, and it was whilst there she began acting. Mortimer moved on from school to Lincoln College, Oxford University, where she studied English Literature and Russian...
6. Nestor Carbonell Nestor Carbonell Actor, The Dark Knight
7. Bette Midler Bette Midler Soundtrack, Beaches Multi Grammy Award-winning singer/comedienne/author who has also proven herself to be a very capable actress in a string of both dramatic and comedic roles, Bette Midler was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on December 1, 1945. She studied drama at the University of Hawaii and got her musical career started by performing in gay bathhouses with piano accompaniment from Barry Manilow...
8. Richard Pryor Richard Pryor Self, Richard Pryor: Live in Concert Highly influential, and always controversial, African/American actor/comedian who was equally well known for his colorful language during his live comedy shows, as for his fast paced life, multiple marriages and battles with drug addiction. He has been acknowledged by many modern comic artist's as a key influence on their careers...
9. Dean O'Gorman Dean O'Gorman Actor, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
10. Jeremy Northam Jeremy Northam Actor, Cypher Jeremy Philip Northam was born in Cambridge, England to parents John and Rachel, both university professors. John Northam is best known for his translations of Henrik Ibsen. The family moved to Bristol, in 1972, where Jeremy attended Bristol Grammar School. Jeremy graduated from Bedford College, University of London...
11. Treat Williams Treat Williams Actor, 127 Hours Treat Williams is the Connecticut-born, prep-school-educated actor who first made a serious commitment to his craft during his days at Pennsylvania's Franklin and Marshall College. Working summers with the nearby Fulton Repertory Theatre at Lancaster in the heart of Amish country, Williams performed the classics as well as contemporary dramas and musicals...
12. Riz Ahmed Riz Ahmed Actor, Four Lions
13. Golden Brooks Golden Brooks Actress, Timecode
14. Mark Ghanimé Mark Ghanimé Actor, Pilot Raised in Montreal, this half Lebanese, trilingual actor's first foray into the world of acting was a stint on a Juliette Lewis movie in 2003. Since getting his start, Mark has absorbed techniques from Meisner & Hagen and developed a love for the craft and building a wide variety of characters. As his resume grew quite quickly...
15. Charlene Tilton Charlene Tilton Actress, #1 Cheerleader Camp
16. Carol Alt Carol Alt Actress, To Rome with Love The third of four children born to Anthony Alt and Muriel Alt, Carol Alt was raised in East Williston, NY. She began her modeling career after she was spotted waiting tables during her freshman year at Hofstra University, which she attended on an ROTC scholarship. She dropped out of school to move to Manhattan...
17. Nate Torrence Nate Torrence Actor, She's Out of My League
18. Dick Shawn Dick Shawn Actor, The Producers One-of-a-kind nightclub comedian/singer Dick Shawn (ne Richard Schulefand) was as off-the-wall as they came and, as such, proved to be rather an acquired taste. Way ahead of his time most say, it was extremely difficult indeed to know how to properly tap into this man's eclectic talents. Shawn began...
19. Janelle Monáe Janelle Monáe Soundtrack, Friends with Benefits
20. Obba Babatundé Obba Babatundé Actor, The Silence of the Lambs Obba Babatundé is one of the busiest actors in Hollywood, juggling careers in film, television and stage. Babatundé recently appeared in Paramount Pictures' The Manchurian Candidate, as well as the critically acclaimed film The Notebook, while continuing to star as the father on the UPN sitcom Half & Half...
21. Julie Condra Julie Condra Actress, Crying Freeman Julie Condra was born and grew up in Ballinger and San Antonio, Texas. At the age of 9, she began acting and appeared in local TV commercials in San Antonio. Six years later, she became a model for a short time and moved to LA at age 16. Her mother acted as her agent, and soon she appeared in several movies and TV series...
22. Jouko Ahola Jouko Ahola Actor, Kingdom of Heaven
23. Lombardo Boyar Lombardo Boyar Actor, Happy Feet
24. Larry Charles Larry Charles Director, Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Larry Charles (born February 20, 1956) is an American writer, director, and producer. He is best known as a staff writer for the American sitcom Seinfeld for its first 5 seasons, contributing some of the show's darkest and most absurd story-lines. He has also directed the films Borat, Religulous and Brüno.
25. Akiva Schaffer Akiva Schaffer Director, The Watch
26. Malachi Throne Malachi Throne Actor, Catch Me If You Can Malachi Throne, the character actor who became one of the more ubiquitous faces on television from the "Golden Age" of the 1950s through the 21st Century, was born in New York City on December 1, 1928, the son of Samuel and Rebecca Throne, who had immigrated to America from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. He began performing at an early age...
27. Karissa Staples Karissa Staples Actress, Dissing Cousins Karissa Lee Staples was born in Portland, Maine. At 19, after years of performing in community and professional theater productions, she moved to New York City to study at an acting conservatory before ultimately landing in Los Angeles. Staples is best known for her series regular roles as Victoria Jagger in the Gemini-nominated sitcom...
28. David Doyle David Doyle Actor, General Hospital David Fitzgerald Doyle was born in Lincoln, Nebraska December 1, 1929. He was the son of Mary Ruth Fitzgerald and Lewis Raymond (Lum) Doyle, a prominent Lincoln attorney. His maternal grandfather was John Fitzgerald, a prominent banker and railroad builder in Nebraska. His paternal grandfather was T...
29. Mary Martin Mary Martin Actress, Peter Pan Originally a dance instructor she came to Broadway during the Depression to begin her career as a professional actress. A daughter of Texas she had originally began work as a dance instructor until a local Evangelical adherent burned down her studio citing her work as being to sinful for human nature...
30. Andrew Adamson Andrew Adamson Director, Shrek 2
31. Ron Melendez Ron Melendez Actor, Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest Born and raised in Southern California, Ron Melendez knew from a very young age that he wanted to be an actor. Inspired by his family's weekly trips to the movie theater (his parent's would often take him out of school to see the latest release), Ron began pursuing his career at 16. While still in high school...
32. Melissa Jaffer Melissa Jaffer Actress, Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars
33. Michael Esper Michael Esper Actor, A Beautiful Mind
34. Justin Chadwick Justin Chadwick Director, The Other Boleyn Girl
35. David Topp David Topp Actor, The Box David Topp is an award-winning American actor and filmmaker. In May of 2014, he won Best Actor at the prestigious Young Artist Awards in Hollywood and the first film that he starred in and co-produced The Box won the honor of a Bronze Telly Award in June. He is a young Renaissance man of many diverse talents and abilities...
36. Keith Michell Keith Michell Actor, Henry VIII and His Six Wives After studying at Adelaide University Keith started wok as an art teacher before switching to acting and making his stage debut in 1947 in 'Lover's Leap' at the Playbox Theatre in Adelaide. He came to England and studied at the Old Vic Theatre then joined the Young Vic in 1950 making his London debut...
37. Pablo Escobar Pablo Escobar Self, Ciudadano Escobar
38. Paul Picerni Paul Picerni Actor, House of Wax As a child Paul Picerni had aspirations to become an attorney until he acted in an eighth-grade play and later learned that the school principal liked his performance and called him "a born actor". He next appeared in little theater productions, then (after World War II Air Force service) on the stage at Loyola University...
39. Nora von Waldstätten Nora von Waldstätten Actress, Gravity Nora began acting in television and film while she was a student at the Berlin Arts University, where she graduated in 2007. She won the Bunte Magazine "New Faces" award for best young German actress in 2009, and received the Max Ophüls Prize for "Most Promising Actress" in January 2010. Nora is a descendant of the famous Martha Elizabeth...
40. Chanel Preston Chanel Preston Actress, Tomb Raider XXX: An Exquisite Films Parody Chanel Preston grew up in Alaska with a love of performing. Whether it was reciting lines of William Shakespeare in the community theater or awing her family with piano recitals of Sergei Rachmaninoff's concertos, Chanel fed off the energy of the crowd. Dancing, painting and playing the trumpet were additional ways she experienced the performance high...
41. Richard Keith Richard Keith Actor, Building a Bar-B-Q Keith Thibodeaux, billed as "Richard Keith" in I Love Lucy episodes, started playing drums at the age of two in Lafayette, Louisiana. He began touring the United States at the tender age of three and ended up in Hollywood, California auditioning for Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball's popular comedy "I Love Lucy"...
42. Allyn Ann McLerie Allyn Ann McLerie Actress, Jeremiah Johnson Talented actress, dancer and singer with a long history on Broadway, and in Hollywood, and television, Ms. McLerie apparently decided to retire in 1993. She is married to actor George Gaynes.
43. Lee Trevino Lee Trevino Self, Happy Gilmore
44. Ashley Monique Clark Ashley Monique Clark Actress, Liar Liar
45. Ali Mosaffa Ali Mosaffa Actor, The Past Mosaffa was born in Tehran, Iran. His father, Mozaher Mosaffa is a renowned Persian poet and professor of Persian literature at the University of Tehran (UT). Mosaffa's mother, Amir Banoo Karimi is also a leading scholar and professor of Persian literature at the University of Tehran (UT) and the eldest daughter of the legendary Persian poet, Amiri Firuzkuhi...
46. Maggie Steed Maggie Steed Actress, The Painted Veil Born Margaret Baker in Plymouth, Devon, in 1946, Maggie Steed studied drama with the Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol, graduating in the late 1960s. However, her first professional engagements were as an assistant stage manager, working behind the scenes in a somewhat lowly capacity, because, she says...
47. Edgar Edwards Edgar Edwards Actor, Woman Against the World
48. Savannah McReynolds Savannah McReynolds Actress, Beyond the Blackboard
49. Norman Leavitt Norman Leavitt Actor, The Day of the Locust
50. Mark Thompson Mark Thompson Actor, Mother Ghost
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