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1. John Malkovich John Malkovich Actor, Dangerous Liaisons John Gavin Malkovich was born in Christopher, Illinois, to Joe Anne (Choisser), who owned a local newspaper, and Daniel Leon Malkovich, a state conservation director. His paternal grandparents were Croatian. In 1976, Malkovich joined Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre, newly founded by his friend Gary Sinise...
2. Simon Helberg Simon Helberg Actor, The Big Bang Theory Simon Helberg was born and raised in Los Angeles but despite this, and the fact that his father is the actor Sandy Helberg and his mother the casting director Harriet B. Helberg, his main interest as a young boy was karate. In his teens, though, he discovered acting and went on to study at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts where he trained at the Atlantic Theater Company...
3. Judi Dench Judi Dench Actress, Skyfall Judi Dench was born in York, England, to Eleanora Olive (Jones), who was from Dublin, Ireland, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Dorset, England. She attended Mount School in York, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed with Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre...
4. Kirk Douglas Kirk Douglas Actor, Spartacus Kirk Douglas is an American actor, producer, director, and author. After an impoverished childhood with immigrant parents and six sisters, he had his film debut in The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) with Barbara Stanwyck. Douglas soon developed into a leading box-office star throughout the 1950s and 1960s...
5. Joshua Sasse Joshua Sasse Actor, Galavant
6. Michael Dorn Michael Dorn Actor, Star Trek: The Next Generation
7. Jesse Metcalfe Jesse Metcalfe Actor, John Tucker Must Die Jesse Eden Metcalfe was born in Carmel Valley, California, to Nancy (DeMaio) and Jeff Metcalfe. He has Italian, Portuguese, English, French, and Irish ancestry. He was raised in Southeastern Connecticut. Metcalfe attended the Williams School, a private high school in New London, Connecticut. He pursued...
8. Felicity Huffman Felicity Huffman Actress, Desperate Housewives Felicity toiled away for 20 years in ill fated television shows, Broadway plays and independent films in the shadow of her successful husband, actor William H Macy, then she got the part of Lynette Scalo in the television series Desperate Housewives and the film Transamerica resulting in a Golden Globe nomination for both.
9. Sean Grandillo Sean Grandillo Actor, Scream: The TV Series Sean Grandillo is a Los Angeles based actor and singer from Cleveland, Ohio. After singing in numerous bands through high school, Sean found theater when he was 17, and began training in acting. Along with community theater and professional productions in Ohio, Sean got involved in several commercials and began auditioning for films locally...
10. Reiko Aylesworth Reiko Aylesworth Actress, 24 Reiko was born in Chicago, IL.. She and her younger brother were raised by their mother who worked in a methadone clinic and later ran a jail. When Reiko was 13 yrs. old, they met the man who would become her stepfather and would introduce her to acting and theater. The family soon moved to Springfield...
11. Beau Bridges Beau Bridges Actor, The Descendants Beau Bridges is the son of actor Lloyd Bridges and his wife, who was his college sweetheart, Dorothy Dean Bridges. Born just two days after the attack on Pearl Harbour, he was delivered by candlelight because of a power blackout. Named Lloyd Vernet Bridges III, his parents immediately started calling him Beau after Ashley Wilkes' son in Gone with the Wind...
12. Joe Lando Joe Lando Actor, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman A former cook in a Hollywood restaurant, Lando first came to the attention of casting directors in the role of heartthrob Jake Harrison on the soap opera One Life to Live. That job led to the co-starring role as the backwoodsman/love interest of Jane Seymour on TV's Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.
13. Margaret Hamilton Margaret Hamilton Actress, The Wizard of Oz Margaret Hamilton was Born December 9, 1902 in Cleveland, Ohio to Jennie and Walter Hamilton. She later attended Hathaway Brown School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and practiced acting doing children's theater while a Junior League of Cleveland member. Margaret had already built her resume with several performances in film before she came to her most memorable and astronomically successful role...
14. John Cassavetes John Cassavetes Actor, Rosemary's Baby
15. Dalton Trumbo Dalton Trumbo Writer, Spartacus Dalton Trumbo, the Oscar-winning screenwriter, arguably the most talented, most famous of the blacklisted film professionals known to history as the Hollywood 10, was born in Montrose, Colorado to Orus Trumbo and his wife, the former Maud Tillery. Dalton Trumbo was raised at 1124 Gunnison Ave. in Grand Junction...
16. Michael Nouri Michael Nouri Actor, Flashdance
17. Allison Smith Allison Smith Actress, Kate & Allie Allison Smith's career started at the age of nine in the Broadway musical "Evita", which was quickly followed by her landing the title role of "Annie" on Broadway in the musical, "Annie", at the age of ten. She was the longest-running and youngest star of a Broadway musical at that time and played the role to rave reviews for nearly 3 years...
18. Dean Sheremet Dean Sheremet Actor, Not Another Teen Movie
19. Toby Huss Toby Huss Actor, King of the Hill
20. Elle Evans Elle Evans Actress, Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse
21. Redd Foxx Redd Foxx Actor, Harlem Nights Redd Foxx began doing stand-up comedy on the infamous "Chitlin' Circuit" in the 1940s and 1950s. Foxx was one of the premier "blue humor" comedians. Blue humor was very dirty, too dirty for white audiences. For years his party albums were not available in white record stores. In the 1960s his records became available...
22. Kurt Angle Kurt Angle Actor, WWE Smackdown! Kurt Steven Angle was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a 1996 Olympic Gold Medal winner in the 220lbs weight category. First ever wrestler to hold the WCW and WWF World Championships during the same calendar year, and has held WWF, Intercontinental, European and Hardcore championships all on separate occasions. Likes to listen to the Olympics theme.
23. Donny Osmond Donny Osmond Producer, Donny and Marie Donald Clark "Donny" Osmond was born December 9, 1957 in Ogden, Utah, to Olive Osmond (née Davis) and George Osmond on . He was the seventh of eight brothers and has one sister. When Donny was young, his family went to see Lawrence Welk in California. They were unable to meet with him so they decided to take a vacation to Disneyland...
24. Sebastian Spence Sebastian Spence Actor, First Wave As the son of playwrights Janis Spence and Michael Cook, Sebastian Spence was destined to an auspicious career in the world of acting from the beginning. He was bitten by the acting bug at an early age, and his first role in "The Boys of St. Vincent: 15 Years Later" was met with critical acclaim. Following this role...
25. Dick Van Patten Dick Van Patten Actor, Eight Is Enough Dick Van Patten began acting as a child. He made his first of 27 Broadway appearances, at age seven, in "Tapestry in Grey". After, he appeared in many films, including Freaky Friday, with Jodie Foster; Robin Hood: Men in Tights and Spaceballs. His TV credits include his starring role on the hit 80's comedy-drama...
26. Richard Brooks Richard Brooks Actor, Law & Order Commanding actor Richard Brooks was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He is an actor, director and singer. Raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Brooks studied acting, dance, and voice work at Interlochen Academy of Arts in Michigan. Later, he moved to New York City and was a student of the Circle in the Square Professional...
27. Lori Greiner Lori Greiner Self, Shark Tank
28. Nicole Randall Johnson Nicole Randall Johnson Actress, MADtv Born in Los Angeles, California and raised in Portland, Oregon and Phoenix, Arizona, Nicole Randall Johnson trained in the B.F.A. Acting/Directing program at University of Arizona in Tucson. Nicole later moved to Los Angeles where, after 3-years of sketch & improvisation training at the renowned Groundlings School & Theatre, she became a performer and writer for the Groundlings Sunday Company...
29. McKayla Maroney McKayla Maroney Self, 30 Seconds to Mars: Up in the Air McKayla Maroney was born and raised in California. The daughter of Mike and Erin Maroney, she was home-schooled so that she could train as an elite gymnast. She started her senior career in 2011 at the age of 15. At that year's world championships, Maroney won gold medals in the team and vault competitions...
30. Broderick Crawford Broderick Crawford Actor, Highway Patrol Broderick Crawford is best remembered for two roles: his Oscar-winning turn as Willie Stark in All the King's Men, and as Chief Dan Matthews on the syndicated TV series Highway Patrol. He was also memorable as Judy Holliday's boisterous boyfriend in Born Yesterday. He was born William Broderick Crawford on December 9...
31. Kevin Daniels Kevin Daniels Actor, Modern Family
32. Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Producer, Rheingold Theatre Although he appeared in approximately 100 movies or TV shows, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. never really intended to take up acting as a career. However, the environment he was born into and the circumstances naturally led him to be a thespian. Noblesse oblige. He was born Douglas Elton Fairbanks, Jr. in New York City...
33. Jolene Purdy Jolene Purdy Actress, Donnie Darko
34. David Anthony Higgins David Anthony Higgins Actor, Malcolm in the Middle
35. Buck Henry Buck Henry Writer, The Graduate
36. Jennifer Korbin Jennifer Korbin Actress, Lingerie
37. Todd Allen Todd Allen Actor, The Apostle Actor/writer/producer Todd Allen has appeared in close to 60 film and television productions in his career. Notably, he has costarred with Kevin Costner in three films and with Robert Duvall in The Apostle and again in Broken Trail, where Allen received excellent reviews as Territorial Marshal Bill Miller...
38. Jacqueline Lovell Jacqueline Lovell Actress, Femalien Jacqueline Lovell was born and raised in Southern California. From a very young age, she had the immense innate talent and enthusiasm for performance. She expressed this through school musicals and church plays from grade school through high school. In much of her free time, she was writing skits and performing them for her family...
39. Dia Mirza Dia Mirza Actress, Lage Raho Munna Bhai Dia Mirza was born on 9th December in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Born to a Bengali mother, Deepa, and a German father, Frank Handrich, she grew up imbibing the value of different world views. Having studied at J Krishnamurti School, where students get educated not by rote, but by resolute guidance to be free of social conditioning...
40. Brad Savage Brad Savage Actor, Red Dawn Brad had his first career as a child actor from 1967 to 1988. Credits include 7 features, 2 TV series, 7 pilots, numerous TV movies and "Guest Shots", lots of theater and over 100 commercials. Some highlights include: Red Dawn/film (Directed by John Milius), "On Golden Pond"/stage (Ahmanson Theater)...
41. Morton Downey Jr. Morton Downey Jr. Actor, Predator 2 However, it would not be until the late 1980's when Morton Downey, Jr. truly became a household name. "The Morton Downey, Jr. Show" was launched in syndication in 1987, carried by many independent television stations. The show generated such controversy that many stations aired numerous disclaimers before and after the show...
42. Ashleigh Brewer Ashleigh Brewer Actress, Neighbours Born 9th December 1990 in Brisbane, Australia, Brewer began her acting career at the tender age of 12 when she joined the children's show The Sleepover Club. A week after graduation she arrived in Melbourne to look for acting work and auditioned for the ongoing role of Kate Ramsay in the long-running soap opera Neighbours...
43. Joshua Rudoy Joshua Rudoy Actor, Flatliners
44. Paddi Edwards Paddi Edwards Actress, The Little Mermaid
45. Raja Gosnell Raja Gosnell Director, Big Momma's House
46. Mario Cantone Mario Cantone Self, The Aristocrats Mario Cantone is probably best known at home in the US as a comedian, impressionist and singer but he has also made a name for himself as a very successful Broadway actor, appearing in "Love! Valor! Compassion!" in 1995 as well as a number of off-Broadway Shakespeare productions including "The Tempest" and "The Taming of the Shrew"...
47. Tara Perry Tara Perry Actress, The Fresh Beat Band
48. Russell Carpenter Russell Carpenter Cinematographer, Titanic
49. Dick Butkus Dick Butkus Actor, Hang Time Richard J.Butkus "Dick", was born in Chicago, Illinois, December 9, 1942. He graduated from the University of Illinois where he was a two time All- American line backer. A first round draft pick of the Chicago Bears, Dick played for them from 1965-1973, and was named All-Pro linebacker seven times. Mr...
50. Cody Kennedy Cody Kennedy Actress, Rizzoli & Isles Cody Kennedy is an American actress with a wide range of film and television roles under her belt. As a teen, Cody acted in numerous music videos for top artists like Justin Timberlake', Miley Cyrus, and Steve Aoki. Both David Fincher and Brett Ratner handpicked Cody for their projects. Music videos segued to commercials...
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