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1. Jennifer Connelly Jennifer Connelly Actress, Requiem for a Dream Jennifer Connelly was born in the Catskill Mountains, New York, to Ilene (Schuman), a dealer of antiques, and Gerard Connelly, a clothing manufacturer. Her father had Irish and Norwegian ancestry, and her mother was from a Jewish immigrant family. Jennifer grew up in Brooklyn Heights, just across the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan...
2. Mädchen Amick Mädchen Amick Actress, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me Born and raised in Sparks, Nevada, Madchen Amick was encouraged by her parents to follow her own creative instincts where she learned the skill of playing the piano, bass, violin and guitar as well as being able to do tap, ballet, jazz and modern dancing. In 1987 at the age of 16, she traveled to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting
3. Mayim Bialik Mayim Bialik Actress, The Big Bang Theory Mayim Bialik grew up in San Diego and got her first acting job (Pumpkinhead) when she was just 12 years old. A number of TV roles followed until in 1990 she was cast in Blossom, the role which made her famous. By 1993, while Blossom was still airing, she had already won a deferred place at Harvard and was also accepted by Yale but chose in the end to attend UCLA...
4. Bill Nighy Bill Nighy Actor, Love Actually Bill Nighy is an award-winning British character actor. He was born William Francis Nighy on December 12, 1949 in Caterham, Surrey, England, to Catherine Josephine (Whittaker), a psychiatric nurse from Glasgow, and Alfred Martin Nighy, who was English-born and managed a garage in Croydon. At school...
5. Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra Actor, From Here to Eternity Frank Sinatra was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, to Italian immigrants Natalina Della (Garaventa), from Northern Italy, and Saverio Antonino Martino Sinatra, a Sicilian boxer, fireman, and bar owner. Growing up on the gritty streets of Hoboken made Sinatra determined to work hard to get ahead. Starting out as a saloon singer in musty little dives (he carried his own P.A...
6. Regina Hall Regina Hall Actress, Scary Movie 4 Regina Hall was born December 12, 1970 in Washington, D.C., to Ruby, a teacher, and Odie Hall, a contractor. She graduated from Fordham University in 1992, and went on to earn a master's degree in journalism from New York University before shifting to an acting career. In 1997 at age 26, she began appearing in commercials...
7. Sheree J. Wilson Sheree J. Wilson Actress, Walker, Texas Ranger Sheree J. Wilson has gained worldwide recognition starring in two enormously popular long running television series. Appearing in the hit series Dallas for five seasons playing opposite Patrick Duffy, and then for the entire eight year run of Walker, Texas Ranger opposite Chuck Norris. Currently, Ms...
8. Don Gummer Don Gummer Self, The 79th Annual Academy Awards
9. Sarah Douglas Sarah Douglas Actress, Superman II Even though Sarah Douglas was born and raised in Stratford-Upon-Avon, and knew that she wanted to act, she did try to expand options available to her. She worked in a factory and for a time, also in a sterilizing department of a hospital. She briefly moved to France and also undertook a teacher training course in English and Drama...
10. Maren Ade Maren Ade Producer, Toni Erdmann Maren Ade was born in Karlsruhe on 12 December 1976 to a couple of teachers. She studied cinema at Munich's Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film. As of 2001 she co-founded, together with Janine Jackowski, a fellow graduate from HFF, the "Komplizen" film company. It is through Komplizen that Maren would later co-produce...
11. Wallis Currie-Wood Wallis Currie-Wood Actress, The Intern Wallis Currie-Wood is a graduate of The Juilliard School. She made her feature film debut in the Nancy Meyers' film "The Intern," opposite Robert DeNiro, released in the fall of 2015. From 2014 to present, she has played Stephanie "Stevie" McCord on the CBS television drama, "Madam Secretary," alongside Tea Leoni, Tim Daly, Zjelko Ivanek, Bebe Neuwirth, and Keith Carradine, among others...
12. Tamara Duarte Tamara Duarte Actress, What If Tamara Mello Duarte was born in Toronto Canada. She caught the acting bug at a very young age by watching, and later starring in, Folklore plays at the Vitoria Setubal Community Club of Toronto. Booking her first job in a hair commercial at 14 then later pursuing acting professionally at 18 While obtaining a Business-Marketing degree at Guelph Humber university...
13. Edward G. Robinson Edward G. Robinson Actor, Double Indemnity Edward G. Robinson arrived in the United States at age ten, and his family moved into New York's Lower East Side. He took up acting while attending City College, abandoning plans to become a rabbi or lawyer. The American Academy of Dramatic Arts awarded him a scholarship, and he began work in stock...
14. Gbenga Akinnagbe Gbenga Akinnagbe Actor, The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
15. Bob Barker Bob Barker Producer, The Price Is Right For 35 years Bob Barker had been the host of The Price Is Right game show. Not only is it the highest-rated daytime game show, it's also the longest-running game show in TV history, surpassing the prime-time hit What's My Line?, which ran for 18 years. He also served the show's executive producer since 1987...
16. Darleen Carr Darleen Carr Actress, The Jungle Book
17. Wings Hauser Wings Hauser Actor, The Insider Wings Hauser is married to his young music and filmmaking partner, actress/filmmaker Cali Lili Hauser. Having often been compared to Richard Widmark for some of his "mean" roles, he has played a variety of equally remarkable roles in films and on TV. After a high-school career centered in sports (his name "Wings" is taken from the wing-back position he played in football)...
18. Rajinikanth Rajinikanth Actor, Enthiran Shivaji Rao Gaekwad (Rajnikanth) was born on December 12, 1949 in Karnataka. He was a bus conductor during which time he reportedly caught the fancy of the bus travelers with his mannerisms and style of issuing tickets and blowing the whistle and so on. Looking to become an actor, he moved to Chennai and joined the film institute...
19. Delaney Williams Delaney Williams Actor, The Wire Delaney Williams is an American actor whose credits include his well known roles as Sgt. Jay Landsman on HBO's The Wire and Counselor John Buchanan on NBC's Law & Order:SVU. He has also been seen on recent episodes of CBS' Blue Bloods & HBO's VEEP, among others; and in the feature films, Beneath The Harvest Sky, with Aidan Gillen and Timm Sharp, and the soon to be released, Good Enough.
20. Phyllis Somerville Phyllis Somerville Actress, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
21. Katy Cavanagh Katy Cavanagh Actress, Coronation Street
22. Kenneth Cranham Kenneth Cranham Actor, Maleficent
23. Morgan Eastwood Morgan Eastwood Actress, Million Dollar Baby Morgan Eastwood was born to Dina Eastwood and Clint Eastwood. Although her father is one of the biggest guys in Hollywood, Morgan grew up relatively normal. She has only been in a few of her fathers films playing very small roles such as girl on tricycle in the film Changeling. In 2012, the world was introduced to Morgan on the E...
24. Gianni Russo Gianni Russo Actor, The Godfather With a singularly nebulous background, which, by his account, included stints as a Las Vegas nightclub emcee, radio personality and jewelry tycoon, and with comparatively little acting experience, Gianni Russo won the role of Carlo Rizzi in The Godfather on the basis of his screen test. Since then...
25. Yasujirô Ozu Yasujirô Ozu Director, Tokyo Story Tokyo-born Yasujiro Ozu was a movie buff from childhood, often playing hooky from school in order to see Hollywood movies in his local theatre. In 1923 he landed a job as a camera assistant at Shochiku Studios in Tokyo. Three years later, he was made an assistant director and directed his first film the next year...
26. Romano Orzari Romano Orzari Actor, Taken Born and raised in a working class family, Romano initially attended university first for engineering and then the arts, though it was cut short by a mutual exodus. This allowed him to explore the world of acting while adventuring into self-expression with the aid of his post-punk band mates. Gratefully sometime later...
27. Caroline Ducey Caroline Ducey Actress, Romance
28. Ana Alicia Ana Alicia Actress, Falcon Crest Born in Mexico City, Mexico on December 12, 1956, Ana Alicia became the third of four children to Carlos Celestino Ortiz and Alicia Torres Ortiz. She grew up in El Paso, Texas from age 6 after the passing of her father. There, she lived with her grandmother, widowed mother, her uncle Louie and three siblings in a house her father had purchased for her grandmother...
29. Holly Gagnier Holly Gagnier Actress, One Life to Live Holly Gagnier has established herself as a versatile actress on both coasts, appearing on stage, screen and television. She is best-known for her long stints on Days of Our Lives, in the ground-breaking role of young teen mom "Ivy Jannings", for which she won the soap opera award for breakout new star...
30. Melissa Francis Melissa Francis Self, After the Bell
31. Alexandra Stamler Alexandra Stamler Actress, Role Models
32. Duane Chase Duane Chase Actor, The Sound of Music He started acting in commercials when he was 11, along with a bit of modelling work. He left show business after high school, moving out of Los Angeles and for a time fought fires with the forestry service. He is now a computer software analyst/designer for oil and mining companies. He enjoys climbing mountains and lives outside of Seattle, Washington.
33. Michael Traynor Michael Traynor Actor, The Walking Dead
34. Luis Gnecco Luis Gnecco Actor, Neruda Luis Gnecco Dessy was born in Santiago, Chile. He is one of Chile's most popular comedic actors, recently tackling the Ricky Gervais part in his country's version of "The Office". Pablo Larraín cast him in a decidedly non-comedic role as an unscrupulous villain in HBO Latin America's hit mini-series "Prófugos"...
35. Monica Barladeanu Monica Barladeanu Actress, Despre oameni si melci She was born in Iasi, Romania, in the South-East of Europe. She went to a local High School to prepare for a future kindergarten teacher career. She changed her mind (and her life!) one year before graduation and got transferred to a different high-school, to learn intensively for joining the University to study law...
36. Connie Francis Connie Francis Soundtrack, The Island Singer, composer, actress, entertainer and publisher Connie Francis was educated at Arts High School and was a music student of her father. At age 11 she appeared on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts as a singer and accordionist. She has toured the US, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Europe...
37. Kevin Coughlin Kevin Coughlin Actor, The Defiant Ones John Kevin Barry Coughlin was born in Inwood, Manhattan, New York. His older sister Joan Marie Colette was a nun with the Sacred Heart of Mary. Their parents were John Joseph Coughlin (1909 - 1966) and Marguerite O'Brien (b. 1915). They lived at 45 Sickles Street in Manhattan until about 1960 when the family moved to Rye...
38. Kate Todd Kate Todd Actress, Radio Free Roscoe
39. Al Harrington Al Harrington Actor, Forrest Gump
40. Dyllan Christopher Dyllan Christopher Actor, Armageddon Dyllan began his acting career early, at two, appearing in a Lemon Clorox commercial and landing a recurring role on prime time television as the illegitimate son of Murphy Brown. He garnered a private school education from the illustrious Flintridge Prep, graduating in the top 20 of his class. His continued work on films...
41. Kunal Sharma Kunal Sharma Actor, The Cheetah Girls: One World
42. Peter Haber Peter Haber Actor, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
43. Peter Sarstedt Peter Sarstedt Soundtrack, The Darjeeling Limited
44. Daniel Magder Daniel Magder Actor, X-Men Daniel, started his acting career before the age of six in late 1997. His first ventures were a series of commercials that include The Royal Canadian Mint, Bounce, General Mills, Hallmark Cards, Cottonelle, Oscar Mayer, Toys R Us and many more. In 1998 Daniel was cast in a HBO movie called "Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within"...
45. Mischa Brooks Mischa Brooks Actress, Apocalypse X Slim and comely 5'2" brunette knockout Mischa Brooks was born on December 12, 1990 in Utah. She's of French and Native American descent. Mischa grew up in a military family. Brooks lived in Utah until she was 12. Mischa moved to Texas, where she lived until her junior year of high school. Brooks then moved a third time to Japan...
46. Kiva Dawson Kiva Dawson Actress, Lonely Boys Kiva is an only child born in Santa Monica, California. Kiva grew up in a very creative and nurturing environment and was always encouraged to express herself through the arts. Kiva remembers witnessing the diva, Toni Basil, (Later in life, Kiva was blessed to work with her on the film, That Thing You Do!) perform and credits her and the film...
47. Sebastian La Cause Sebastian La Cause Actor, Orange Is the New Black
48. Leslie Schofield Leslie Schofield Actor, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope After his parents divorced, he became a wayward, rebellious teenager. Deciding he should instill himself with some discipline, he joined a naval training ship for two years. His first taste of acting came during ten years subsequent service in the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy.
49. Curtis Lum Curtis Lum Actor, Prison Break: Sequel Curtis Lum is an actor born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. He grew up in the family restaurant business with parents who taught him everything he needed to know about hard work. Being inspired by the booming film and television industry in Vancouver back in 2008, Curtis seized the opportunity and did whatever it took to make the leap to become a performer and has never looked back...
50. Dionne Warwick Dionne Warwick Producer, Dionne and Friends
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