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1. Samuel L. Jackson Samuel L. Jackson Actor, Pulp Fiction Samuel L. Jackson was born in Washington, D.C., to Elizabeth (Montgomery) and Roy Henry Jackson. He was raised by his mother, a factory worker. Jackson was active in the black student movement. In the seventies, he joined the Negro Ensemble Company (together with Morgan Freeman). In the eighties, he became well known after three movies made by Spike Lee - Do the Right Thing...
2. Jane Fonda Jane Fonda Actress, Nine to Five Jane Seymour Fonda was born in New York City to legendary screen star Henry Fonda and New York socialite Frances Seymour Brokaw. She is the sister of actor Peter Fonda and the aunt of actress Bridget Fonda. Her ancestry includes Dutch, English, Scottish, and distant French and Italian. Fonda was destined early to an uncommon and influential life in the limelight...
3. Kiefer Sutherland Kiefer Sutherland Actor, 12:00 a.m.-1:00 a.m. Kiefer Sutherland was born in London, England, UK, to Canadian actors Shirley Douglas and Donald Sutherland, who moved to California shortly after his birth. His maternal grandfather, Tommy Douglas, was a Scottish-born Canadian politician who was a Premier of Saskatchewan for over 17 years and led the national NDP party for almost 10...
4. Kaitlyn Dever Kaitlyn Dever Actress, J. Edgar Kaitlyn Dever was born in Phoenix, Arizona, to Kathy and Tim Dever. She knew she wanted to act at just five years old, and incessantly asked her parents to send her to acting school. They enrolled her in gymnastics, ballet and skating, but her passion didn't lie within any of these activities. At nine years of age...
5. Jackson Rathbone Jackson Rathbone Actor, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 Monroe Jackson Rathbone V was born December 14, 1984 on a beautiful island in Singapore, to American parents Randee Lynn (Brauner) and Monroe Jackson Rathbone IV, who worked for Mobil Oil. His great-grandfather was a chairman of Standard Oil of New Jersey, and his ancestry includes English, German, and French...
6. Julie Delpy Julie Delpy Actress, Before Sunset Julie Delpy was born in Paris, France, in 1969 to Albert Delpy and Marie Pillet, both actors. She was first featured in Jean-Luc Godard's Détective at the age of fourteen. She has starred in many American and European productions since then, including Disney's The Three Musketeers, Killing Zoe...
7. Tom Sturridge Tom Sturridge Actor, Pirate Radio Tom Sturridge was born in London, England. He is the son of actress Phoebe Nicholls and sometime-actor and full-time director Charles Sturridge, and the grandson of actors Anthony Nicholls and Faith Kent. His maternal great-grandfather, Horace Nicholls, was a prominent photographer. Tom started his acting career under the guidance of his father's directing...
8. Steven Yeun Steven Yeun Actor, I Origins Steven Yeun was born in Seoul, South Korea and his family first immigrated to Canada and stayed there for one year and moved to United States. He began acting when studying at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, MI. When he realized his love for acting he went to study theatre in college instead of med school...
9. Fabiana Udenio Fabiana Udenio Actress, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Though born in Argentina, Fabiana Udenio grew up in Italy and at the age of 14 was crowned Miss Teen Italy. She began her professional acting career that same year. She has worked as a character actress for more than 20 years, often playing the foreign beauty, whether it be Italian, Brazilian or Ukrainian...
10. Ray Romano Ray Romano Actor, Ice Age Ray Romano grew up in Forest Hills, Queens. He performed in the NYC comedy club circuit before landing a guest spot on The Letterman Show. It was here that he propelled his TV show Everybody Loves Raymond. He was also the voice of the Mammoth in the extremely successful Ice Age Series Movies. He is also the inspiration for the character'Paul'...
11. Jane Kaczmarek Jane Kaczmarek Actress, Pleasantville Jane grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her mother, Evelyn, was a school teacher. Her father, Edward, is a former Defense Department employee. She is the oldest of four children. Her brothers, Jim & Bill, are a teacher and an entrepreneur respectively. Her sister, Mary, works for an Internet company. Jane was a theater major at the University of Wisconsin...
12. Rutina Wesley Rutina Wesley Actress, 13 Sins Rutina Wesley is known for the character Tara Thorton, on the gritty Southern vampire drama, True Blood. She was born in the city most renowned for glitz and glamour, Las Vegas, Nevada and was exposed to the arts at a very early age; in fact entertainment runs through her veins. Her father, Ivery Wheeler...
13. Andy Dick Andy Dick Actor, The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride
14. Mike Vitar Mike Vitar Actor, The Sandlot Mike Vitar started acting at age 12, when a casting manager spotted him in line for a ride at a school carnival. After several roles as a child, such as The Sandlot, D2: The Mighty Ducks and D3: The Mighty Ducks, and a couple guest roles on TV series as a teenager, he discontinued his professional acting career.
15. Jack Noseworthy Jack Noseworthy Actor, Event Horizon Jack Noseworthy was born on December 21, 1969. He grew up in Massuchusetts, and began acting there. In his late teens, he joined the national tour of the musical "Cats." He then went straight to New York where many other productions followed. Jack also graduated and received his BFA from the Boston Conservatory...
16. Michelle Hurd Michelle Hurd Actress, Random Hearts
17. Eve Mauro Eve Mauro Actress, Osombie Eve is the youngest of six siblings. She grew up in Orlando, Florida and watched Greta Garbo films which inspired her to become an actress. Eve moved to Los Angeles at the age of 21 and began her acting career on stage. Eve is a passionate supporter of four charities very close to her heart including: Human Rights Watch...
18. Josh Mostel Josh Mostel Actor, Big Daddy The son of Broadway and film star Zero Mostel, Joshua Mostel is every bit the "heavyweight" that his father was -- perhaps even heavier. A graduate of Brandeis University, Mostel followed his father's sizable footsteps by going on-stage. His first major film appearance was as King Herod -- complete with anachronistic psychedelic costuming...
19. Dennis Boutsikaris Dennis Boutsikaris Actor, W.
20. Tom Payne Tom Payne Actor, The Physician
21. Jack Nance Jack Nance Actor, Eraserhead Born in Boston of Irish ancestry and raised in Dallas, Jack Nance traveled throughout the country doing children's theater. For eight years, he performed with the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Later, he became involved with avant-garde theater. He first met David Lynch in the early 1970s in Philadelphia while he was performing in a local theater...
22. Glenn Fitzgerald Glenn Fitzgerald Actor, The Sixth Sense
23. Jared Martin Jared Martin Actor, One Life to Live Born in Manhattan, New York to Charles E. Martin, prolific cover artist and cartoonist for the New Yorker magazine, and Florence Taylor, an artist and homemaker; Jared began acting at the age of thirteen when his parents gave him the choice of learning to play the piano or acting in the local children theater group...
24. John G. Avildsen John G. Avildsen Director, Rocky
25. Colombe Jacobsen-Derstine Colombe Jacobsen-Derstine Actress, Men in Black II
26. Govinda Govinda Actor, Partner Govinda was born on December 21, 1963. Govinda has acted in over 120 films since his debut in 1986. Govinda is best-known for his comedy related roles; his powerful contribution in dancing in bollywood is inevitable. He is one of the most successful actors and is definitely the best dancer in bollywood...
27. Karri Turner Karri Turner Actress, Get Smart Karri was born in Fort Worth, Texas. She attended college in Tulsa before moving to Southern California to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. After graduating from AADA, she performed with the famed "Groundlings" comedy troupe (Sun Co) and the West Coast Ensemble theater company. Karri is best known for her role on the hit CBS series JAG...
28. Michael Horse Michael Horse Actor, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
29. Lumi Cavazos Lumi Cavazos Actress, Como agua para chocolate Born Luz Maria Cavazos in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, she moved with her family to Guadalajara when she was 7 years old. At the age of 15 she was bitten by the acting bug, which led her to join a theater group while still finishing her high school years. At 19 she moved to Mexico City to...
30. Danielle von Zerneck Danielle von Zerneck Actress, General Hospital Danielle von Zerneck produces for both film and television teaming up with studios, companies and producers to develop projects that along with being both commercial and accessible have the ability to touch and provoke an audience. Current film projects include: In partnership with The Jim Henson Company...
31. Tuva Novotny Tuva Novotny Actress, Jalla! Jalla!
32. Paul Winchell Paul Winchell Actor, The AristoCats Born Paul Wilchinsky on December 21, 1922, the son of Sol and Clara Wilchinsky, Paul Winchell grew up to be the most beloved ventriloquist of American children. Ironically, as famous as Paul was, his dummy, Jerry Mahoney, was probably more famous. Not since Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy in the previous two decades had a ventriloquist and his dummy known equal celebrity...
33. AJ Bowen AJ Bowen Actor, You're Next For the past decade, AJ has worked prolifically in independent film, focusing primarily on art house genre fare. He's garnered critical acclaim for performances in such notable films as The Signal (2007), A Horrible Way To Die (Best Actor, Fantastic Fest/Frightfest UK), You're Next, Sun Don't Shine, Grow Up Tony Phillips, The Sacrament, and The Frontier. He is an actor, writer, and producer.
34. Jeffrey Katzenberg Jeffrey Katzenberg Producer, Shrek
35. Ed Nelson Ed Nelson Actor, Who Am I? Ed Nelson was aiming for a career in the legal profession until he caught the acting bug during his second year of college. In 1952, he headed off to New York City, where he studied direction and production at the School of Radio Technique. He returned to his native New Orleans where he worked as an...
36. Khrystyne Haje Khrystyne Haje Actress, Cyborg 3: The Recycler
37. Lisa Gerritsen Lisa Gerritsen Actress, Airport Lisa Gerritsen's acting career spanned the years of 1968 to around 1977. She was introduced to acting in a local summer parks department production, when she was eight. Soon afterward, she began pursuing a professional career. Encouraged by her mother and grandfather, veteran screenwriter True Boardman...
38. Ted Griffin Ted Griffin Writer, Ocean's Eleven
39. Shane Graham Shane Graham Actor, Boyhood Shane Graham was born in Bryan, Texas on December 21st, 1990. Growing up in a small farm town, Shane trained, rode, and competed on horses. When not acting, or riding horses, he was taking various martial arts courses. Once graduating high school, Shane wanted to take his acting abilities further through intensive training and study...
40. Larry Bryggman Larry Bryggman Actor, Die Hard: With a Vengeance
41. Daniel Brocklebank Daniel Brocklebank Actor, The Hole Daniel Brocklebank grew up in Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. He started acting professionally at the age of 14. One of his first projects was playing the lead role of Ralph in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of "Lord Of The Flies" in 1995. He returned to the RSC in 2003 in productions of "As You Like It"...
42. Frank Zappa Frank Zappa Soundtrack, Y Tu Mamá También Of all the qualities that typified Frank Zappa, perhaps the most striking is that he was a paradox. A workaholic perfectionist rock star who eschewed the hippie culture of the 1960s, deploring its conformism, spurious ideals and drug use, Zappa was not only a brilliant rock guitarist but an orchestral composer...
43. Arthur Young Arthur Young Actor, Daddy Day Care At the age of 3, Arthur was singing and performing to hundreds of people in his native language of Armenian. By the age of 4, he was performing martial arts and won 2 World Championship competitions in years 2000 and 2001. In 2001, booked his first major feature, Daddy Day Care. Since then has done several network nationals...
44. Ulli Lommel Ulli Lommel Actor, Daniel der Zauberer Ulli Lommel is a German-born actor and filmmaker noted for his extensive career in both Europe and the US and his collaboration with directors Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1968-1977) and Andy Warhol (1978-1984). Lommel was born on December 21, 1944, in Zielenzig, Oststernberg, Germany (now Sulecin, Lubuskie...
45. Phil Donahue Phil Donahue Self, Finding Vivian Maier
46. Barry Gordon Barry Gordon Actor, Out of It
47. Jamie Colby Jamie Colby Self, Episode dated 24 April 2015
48. Nicole Malgarini Nicole Malgarini Actress, Fish in a Drawer
49. Luis Ernesto Franco Luis Ernesto Franco Actor, I Don't Know Whether to Slit My Wrists or Leave Them Long
50. Alexi Melvin Alexi Melvin Actress, Seeking Justice
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