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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, 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. Mayim Bialik Mayim Bialik Actress, Beaches 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...
3. Bill Nighy Bill Nighy Actor, Love Actually Bill Nighy was born on December 12th 1949 in Caterham, Surrey. His father managed a garage in Croydon and his mother worked as a psychiatric nurse. At school he gained 'O'-levels in English Language and English Literature and enjoyed reading, particularly Ernest Hemingway. On leaving school he wanted to become a journalist but didn't have the required qualifications...
4. 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
5. Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra Soundtrack, From Here to Eternity Growing up on the streets of Hoboken, New Jersey, made Frank Sinatra determined to work hard to get ahead. Starting out as a saloon singer in musty little dives (he carried his own P.A. system), he got his first major break in 1935 as part of The Hoboken Four on popular radio show Major Bowes Amateur Hour...
6. Regina Hall Regina Hall Actress, Scary Movie 4 Regina Hall was born December 12, 1970 in Washington, D.C., to a contractor and a teacher. In college she earned a degree in journalism from N.Y.U. before starting a film career. In 1997, she began appearing in commercials at age 26, and then made the giant leap into movies. Her fame came with her role in the comedy-horror spoof Scary Movie...
7. 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...
8. Gbenga Akinnagbe Gbenga Akinnagbe Actor, The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
9. 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 comparatively little acting experience, Gianni Russo won the role of Carlo Rizzi in The Godfather on the basis of his screen test. Since then, Russo has remained busy as an actor...
10. 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...
11. Kate Todd Kate Todd Actress, The Tracey Fragments
12. Sheree J. Wilson Sheree J. Wilson Actress, Crimewave 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...
13. Bob Barker Bob Barker Self, Happy Gilmore 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...
14. Kenneth Cranham Kenneth Cranham Actor, Layer Cake
15. Romano Orzari Romano Orzari Actor, White House Down Romano Orzari has been nominated five times with one win as a professional actor. His achievement was honored with The Yves Montand Best Actor Award, at the 1998 Kiev International Film Festival, for his searing performance in the film "Burnt Eden". His Nominations for Best Lead Actor in a film or series...
16. Fabrizio Santino Fabrizio Santino Actor, Captain America: The First Avenger
17. Rajnikanth Rajnikanth 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...
18. Wings Hauser Wings Hauser Actor, The Insider Wings Hauser, proud to be 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, Wings has played a remarkable 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...
19. 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...
20. 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"...
21. Darleen Carr Darleen Carr Actress, The Jungle Book
22. 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...
23. 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...
24. 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.
25. Melissa Francis Melissa Francis Self, Episode dated 28 March 2014
26. 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...
27. Delaney Williams Delaney Williams Actor, Ladder 49 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. His last American television appearance was guest starring as Joe Walker on an episode of this past season's of HBO's VEEP and...
28. Monica Barladeanu Monica Barladeanu Actress, Of Snails and Men 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...
29. Sebastian La Cause Sebastian La Cause Actor, Chicago
30. 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...
31. Michael Traynor Michael Traynor Actor, Homefront
32. Alexandra Stamler Alexandra Stamler Actress, Role Models
33. Anne Bobby Anne Bobby Actress, Born on the Fourth of July
34. Kunal Sharma Kunal Sharma Actor, The Kids Are All Right
35. Chanel Celaya Chanel Celaya Actress, 21 Jump Street Chanel Celaya was born in La Jolla, California. Her father Andrew Celaya, is from Florence, Arizona while her mother Betsey is from La Jolla, California. Chanel comes from a mix of Mexican and Russian ethnicity. Chanel started modeling from the age of 13. After her mother encouraged her to take some acting classes...
36. Rhys Thomas Rhys Thomas Actor, Beyond the Pole Rhys Thomas is an English actor, comedian, writer, producer and director best known for starring in a wealth of hit British comedy shows like 'The Fast Show,' 'Star Stories,' 'Sirens' , 'Down The Line' and 'Nathan Barley.' He wrote his first sketch for 'The Fast Show' at the age of 17 and two years later he became youngest person ever to write and star in his own sitcom...
37. Pat Shortt Pat Shortt Actor, Garage
38. Brian Balzerini Brian Balzerini Actor, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
39. Dionne Warwick Dionne Warwick Soundtrack, Bridesmaids
40. Ana Alicia Ana Alicia Actress, Halloween II Born in Mexico City, Mexico on December 12, 1956, Ana-Alicia grew up in El Paso, Texas, where she lived with her grandmother, widowed mother, and three siblings. After winning a full scholarship to the prestigious Wellesley College in Massachusetts, Alicia was drawn to acting. She then decided to leave Wellesley...
41. Erika-Shaye Gair Erika-Shaye Gair Actress, The Wicker Man Erika-Shaye Gair was born on December 12, 1998 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada. She started her acting career doing commercials at the age of four. She has been in thirteen commercials. Four of these have been as principal roles. Her first film and TV role was in a made for TV pilot movie production called Kat Plus One...
42. Bridget Hall Bridget Hall Self, The Devil Wears Prada
43. Kiva Dawson Kiva Dawson Actress, 8MM 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...
44. Sheila E. Sheila E. Self, Krush Groove Daughter of musician Pete Escovedo, Sheila E. became one of the top female musicians during the 1980s due to her fierce drumming style and her Latin rhythms. A former protégé of Prince, Sheila became a drummer in his band before branching off into solo musical projects. In addition to being considered the best female drummer alive...
45. Hailey Noelle Johnson Hailey Noelle Johnson Actress, Friends with Money
46. Peter Haber Peter Haber Actor, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
47. Royce Gracie Royce Gracie Self, UFC 1: The Beginning Royce Gracie, of the legendary Gracie family, is one of the most prolific and influential MMA fighters in history. He became an 'underdog' hero while changing the landscape of combat sports and revolutionizing martial arts forever. After winning the first UFC Tournament(s) (UFC1, UFC2, UFC4), he proved...
48. Al Harrington Al Harrington Actor, Forrest Gump
49. Jean Anderson Jean Anderson Actress, The Little Kidnappers Gaunt Sussex-born actress of Scottish descent whose dignified manner and plain, but expressive features qualified her for a wide range of character parts, from austere nurses and long-suffering mothers to overbearing dowagers and nosy gossips; from meddlesome chaperones to authoritarian aunts and intransigent spinsters...
50. Valerie Rios Valerie Rios Actress, Episode #1.1 It could be said that some business professions just run in the family of certain individuals. With Valerie Rios, this might well be true. Born in Medellin, Colombia, Valerie followed the same career path as her pretend-sister Melanie Rios. Valerie entered the adult film industry in the same year as her pretend-sister did in 2010...
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