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1. Shane Black Shane Black Writer, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Considered one of the pioneer screenwriters of the action genre, Black made his mark with his Lethal Weapon screenplay. He also collaborated on the story of the sequel, Lethal Weapon 2. Each successive script he turned in had a higher price attached it, from The Last Boy Scout to The Long Kiss Goodnight, and in between a re-write on the McTiernan/Schwarzenegger Last Action Hero script.
2. Krysten Ritter Krysten Ritter Actress, Confessions of a Shopaholic Krysten Ritter is well-known for her critically acclaimed turn as "Jane Margolis" on AMC's hit series, Breaking Bad, and as the titular character, "Chloe", in Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23, for ABC. Krysten stars in the Netflix series Marvel's Jessica Jones, as the titular character; a former super hero trying to overcome her dark past...
3. Theo James Theo James Actor, Divergent
4. Anna Popplewell Anna Popplewell Actress, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Anna Popplewell was born on December 16, 1988 in London, England as Anna Katherine Popplewell. She is an actress, known for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian and Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn. She is also known for her role as "Lola" on the popular CW show, Reign.
5. Miranda Otto Miranda Otto Actress, War of the Worlds
6. Benjamin Bratt Benjamin Bratt Actor, Despicable Me 2 The middle of five children, Bratt hails from a close-knit family. His mother, a Peruvian Indian from Lima, moved to the U.S. at age 14. He grew up in San Francisco.
7. Stephan James Stephan James Actor, Selma
8. Xander Berkeley Xander Berkeley Actor, Terminator 2: Judgment Day Xander's father was a painter and his mother a school teacher who sewed, providing him with costumes (his preference over toys). School plays and Community Theater were next. An experimental theater troupe in the area (which was an offshoot from Joseph Chaikin's Open Theater in New York) took Xander under their wing when he was 16...
9. James Mangold James Mangold Director, Walk the Line
10. Hallee Hirsh Hallee Hirsh Actress, You've Got Mail Born in 1987 at Offut Air Force Base of military parents, Hallee started acting professionally at age 3 while her parents were stationed in Pensacola Fla. She had her first stage role at age 3, was discovered by agents, and immediately began booking commercials first in Florida and, soon after, in New York...
11. Axle Whitehead Axle Whitehead Actor, Home and Away
12. Jon Tenney Jon Tenney Actor, The Closer
13. Jyoti Amge Jyoti Amge Actress, American Horror Story
14. Peter Dante Peter Dante Actor, Grandma's Boy
15. Amanda Setton Amanda Setton Actress, What Happens in Vegas
16. Ben Cross Ben Cross Actor, Star Trek Ben Cross was born Harry Bernard Cross on December 16, 1947, in London, England. He began acting at a very young age and participated in grammar school plays -- most notably playing "Jesus" in a school pageant at age 12. Ben left home and school at age 15 and worked various jobs, including work as a window washer...
17. J.B. Smoove J.B. Smoove Actor, Date Night
18. Liv Ullmann Liv Ullmann Actress, Persona Liv Ullmann's father was a Norwegian engineer who used to work abroad, so as a child she lived in Tokyo, Canada, New York and Oslo. In the mid-'50s she made her stage debut and in 1957 made her film debut. She really became successful, however, when she began to work for Swedish director Ingmar Bergman in such films as Persona...
19. Jonathan Scarfe Jonathan Scarfe Actor, 100 Days in the Jungle
20. Billy Gibbons Billy Gibbons Soundtrack, Armageddon
21. Daniel Cosgrove Daniel Cosgrove Actor, Van Wilder
22. Joyce Bulifant Joyce Bulifant Actress, Airplane!
23. Sam Robards Sam Robards Actor, American Beauty
24. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick Writer, Blade Runner Philip Kindred Dick was born in Chicago in December 1928, along with a twin sister, Jane. Jane died less than eight weeks later, allegedly from an allergy to mother's milk. Dick's parents split up during his childhood, and he moved with his mother to Berkeley, California, where he lived for most of the rest of his life...
25. Jane Austen Jane Austen Writer, Pride & Prejudice Jane Austen was born on December 16th, 1775, to the local rector, Rev. George Austen (1731-1805), and Cassandra Leigh (1739-1827). She was the seventh of eight children. She had one older sister, Cassandra. In 1783 she went to Southampton to be taught by a relative, Mrs. Cawley, but was brought home due to a local outbreak of disease...
26. Christopher Ellison Christopher Ellison Actor, The Bill Worked in the Merchant Navy, trained as a Graphic Designer and worked as a minicab driver. First drama job was Assistant Stage Manager at the Richmond Theatre. First acting role was in the play "Woman in a Dressing Gown" at said theatre. First break was a guest appearance in The Sweeney.
27. Joe Absolom Joe Absolom Actor, Doc Martin Born in 1978, Joe Absolom began acting in 1990 at age 11 in a peanut butter advertisement. After appearing in Antonia and Jane , he achieved fame as Matthew Rose in EastEnders in 1997 at age 18. After leaving EastEnders in 2000, he has appeared in Long Time Dead, Extreme Ops and also popular television series Doc Martin and Vincent and most recently Personal Affairs .
28. Terence Knox Terence Knox Actor, Tour of Duty
29. Julito McCullum Julito McCullum Actor, Akeelah and the Bee Uriel McCullum was born on December 16, 1990 in Brooklyn, New York. Before his debut into the cinematic world Julito was a dancer for the New York Knicks and Liberty. Born to Colombian and American parents Glynis and Uriel Almanza his mom decided after his fathers murder in a robbery gone bad, to show her child a different life from growing up in the projects...
30. Kathleen Marshall Kathleen Marshall Actress, The Princess Diaries Kathleen Marshall is a graduate of Northwestern University who made her New York theatre debut in the Off-Broadway production of 'Wrong Turn at Lungfish' at the Promenade Theatre. Other stage credits include the LA premiere of 'Life Beneath the Roses', 'The Odyssey', 'Medea', 'Antigone', and 'Pastorale'...
31. Alison La Placa Alison La Placa Actress, Duet Born in New Jersey and raised in suburban Chicago, Alison La Placa received a degree in drama from Illinois Wesleyan University and received extensive training in classical piano and voice. She has starred on stage in regional productions of the musicals "Dames at Sea" and "Company", as well as the Los Angeles Cast Theatre's production of "Strider"...
32. Larry Poindexter Larry Poindexter Actor, S.W.A.T. The son of Tony Award winning lighting and set designer H.R. Poindexter, began acting in college, first appearing in summer stock in his native Texas, prior to moving with his family to Los Angeles (after spending a number of years in New York). First jobs in Los Angeles were with Franklin R. Levy and Catalina Production Group (which included a young producer named Leslie Moonves)...
33. Gretchen Palmer Gretchen Palmer Actress, When Harry Met Sally...
34. Lesley Stahl Lesley Stahl Self, 60 Minutes
35. LaChanze LaChanze Actress, The Help
36. Maruschka Detmers Maruschka Detmers Actress, First Name: Carmen Maruschka Detmers was born in the Netherlands in 1962, but moved to France when she was a teenager to work as an au-pair. During her time in France, she came to the notice of French avant-garde director Jean-Luc Godard and was signed to played the female lead in First Name: Carmen, also appearing in Devil in the Flesh. Other films include Hanna's War and The Mambo Kings...
37. Bryce Robinson Bryce Robinson Actor, Marley & Me
38. Noël Coward Noël Coward Writer, Easy Virtue Noel Coward virtually invented the concept of Englishness for the 20th century. An astounding polymath - dramatist, actor, writer, composer, lyricist, painter, and wit -- he was defined by his Englishness as much as he defined it. He was indeed the first Brit pop star, the first ambassador of "cool Britannia." Even before his 1924 drugs-and-sex scandal of The Vortex...
39. Paul Vogt Paul Vogt Actor, MADtv Paul Vogt landed Hollywood recognition as the breakout star of NBC's The Rerun Show when he portrayed Mrs. Garrett from "The Facts of Life". Since then, he has become a permanent cast member on MADtv (FOX's successful late-night sketch comedy show) and filmed two movies with Garry Marshall (Raising Helen (hysterical deleted scene now on DVD) and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement)...
40. Melanie Smith Melanie Smith Actress, As the World Turns
41. Scott Bailey Scott Bailey Actor, Guiding Light
42. Steven Bochco Steven Bochco Writer, NYPD Blue Attended Carnegie Tech (now Carnegie-Mellon U) as a playwriting major. Barbara Bosson, Michael Tucker, Bruce Weitz and Charles Haid were classmates; he and Tucker drove cross-country to Hollywood for full-time jobs at Universal, where Bochco would remain for 12 years. In 1978, he moved to MTM Enterprises...
43. Tony Christian Tony Christian Stunts, Avengers: Age of Ultron
44. Allan Graf Allan Graf Stunts, The Dark Knight Rises Graf is one of Hollywood's premier 2nd unit directors and stunt coordinators whose 35 year career behind the cameras includes the staging of stunts in over five dozen films while directing second unit action on three dozen features, including such recent films as Todd Phillips' comedy "Due Date, "Walt Disney's "The Muppets" (2011...
45. Robert Kerman Robert Kerman Actor, Cannibal Holocaust Robert Charles Kerman was born on December 16, 1947, in Brooklyn, New York City. His father was a pickle maker and his mother did bookkeeping for the family business. He grew up in a in a middle-class Italian-Jewish neighborhood of Bensonhurst, sharing a two-family row house with his aunt and parents...
46. Earl Poitier Earl Poitier Actor, Remember the Titans
47. Terry Carter Terry Carter Actor, The Phil Silvers Show Terry Carter, a native of Brooklyn, New York, is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School in New York City. He attended Hunter College, Boston University - School of Communications, U.C.L.A. - School of Theater, Film, and Television, and St. John's University School of Law. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from Northeastern University (1983)...
48. Florencia Lozano Florencia Lozano Actress, One Life to Live Florencia is most thankful that her parents moved to the United States from Argentina because she's "had so many opportunities having been born and raised here." Playing the witty, intelligent, hard as nails attorney Tèa Delgado is Florencia's first television series. She has acted in regional theatre in such plays as "Hamlet." Describing herself as curious...
49. Patti Deutsch Patti Deutsch Actress, Monsters, Inc.
50. Christopher Biggins Christopher Biggins Self, On Safari
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