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1. River Phoenix River Phoenix Actor, Stand by Me River Phoenix was born River Jude Bottom in Madras, Oregon. His mother, Arlyn (Dunetz), a Bronx-born secretary, and his father, John Bottom, a carpenter, met in California in 1968. They worked as itinerant fruit pickers, and later joined the Children of God religious group (John was originally Catholic...
2. Jaime Lee Kirchner Jaime Lee Kirchner Actress, Mercy Jaime Lee Kirchner was born in Germany to a white father of German descent and a black mother. She considers herself "mixed". Jaime began performing at The Roxy Regional Theater in Tennessee at the age of 8. Kirchner's first big break came when she was was just 17-years-old and still in high school...
3. Barbara Eden Barbara Eden Actress, I Dream of Jeannie Barbara Eden was born as Barbara Jean Morehead in Tucson, Arizona, went on and become one of America's most endearing and enduring actresses. A graduate of Abraham Lincoln High School in San Francisco, California. Eden would go on to study at San Francisco's City College as well as the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the Elizabeth Holloway School of Theatre...
4. Ruta Gedmintas Ruta Gedmintas Actress, Prowl
5. Ray Park Ray Park Actor, X-Men Raymond Park was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He moved with his parents, younger brother and sister to London, England. He was raised in London from the age of seven. His father introduced him into Martial Arts from a young age. Ray always wanted to be in the movies, or be like the heroes in movies but he was most inspired by martial arts...
6. Joanne Froggatt Joanne Froggatt Actress, Downton Abbey Joanne Froggatt was born in 1979 in the village of Littlebeck, North Yorkshire, UK. She started going to a drama school in Maidenhead at the age of 13 and was also a member of the "Rounders" youth theatre group at Alan Ayckbourne's Stephen Joseph Theatre, In The Round. Eventually, she was cast in the role of a teenage prostitute in "The Bill"...
7. Scott Caan Scott Caan Actor, Hawaii Five-0 Scott Caan is the son of tough guy actor James Caan. While it is obvious that he admires tough method actors like Marlon Brando and Sean Penn, Scott also has a strong egalitarian streak, evidenced by his reasoning for baring his body in films. He is quoted as saying that originally only the women in the scene were to be nude, but that he felt it really sexist, so he stripped too...
8. Shelley Long Shelley Long Actress, Cheers Shelley Lee Long was born at 7:15 am on Tuesday, August 23, 1949 in Indian Village, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA, the only child of Ivadine (Williams), a schoolteacher, and Leland Long, a teacher who had previously worked in the rubber industry. Shelley attended school at Kekionga Junior High for grades 6-9 and at South Side High School for grades 10-12...
9. Andrew Rannells Andrew Rannells Actor, The Intern
10. Chan-wook Park Chan-wook Park Writer, Oldeuboi
11. Gene Kelly Gene Kelly Actor, Singin' in the Rain Eugene Curran Kelly was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the third son of Harriet Catherine (Curran) and James Patrick Joseph Kelly, a phonograph salesman. His father was of Irish descent and his mother was of Irish and German ancestry. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the largest and most powerful studio in Hollywood when Gene Kelly arrived in town in 1941...
12. Vera Miles Vera Miles Actress, Psycho Born in Boise City, Oklahoma, Vera Miles attended school in Pratt, Kansas and Wichita, Kansas. The patrician beauty of Miss Miles won her the title of "Miss Kansas" in 1948, leading soon to small roles in Hollywood films and television series. Fame came to the forthright, spirited Miles when she attracted the attention of two master directors...
13. Rick Springfield Rick Springfield Actor, Boogie Nights Rick Springfield was born Richard Lewis Springthorpe in Guildford, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, to Eileen Louise (Evennett) and Norman James Springthorpe, a Lt. Colonel in the Australian Army. His maternal grandparents were English, and his father was of English and some Scottish descent. Rick spent his childhood on various army bases in Australia and Britain...
14. Chris Potter Chris Potter Actor, Heartland Born in Toronto, Potter discovered a love of acting in school but never considered pursuing it as a career. Eventually he worked as a stockbroker in Europe and in Canada, while continuing to perform in amateur theater productions. He caught the attention of Martha Henry, one of Canada's leading actresses...
15. Jay Mohr Jay Mohr Actor, Jerry Maguire Jay Mohr, born in Verona, New Jersey, USA, wanted to be a comedian all of his life. He performed stand-up comedy at colleges, comedy clubs, and such television forums as An Evening at the Improv and Two Drink Minimum. He first gained national attention while a cast member on Saturday Night Live, where he became known for his impersonations of such people as Sean Penn and Christopher Walken.
16. Clare Grant Clare Grant Actress, Walk the Line Clare Grant first appeared on film, opposite Joaquin Phoenix, in a small, but pivotal role in the Academy-winning film, Walk the Line, while still earning her theater degree in Memphis, TN, where she grew up. While in college, she met Craig Brewer, who cast her in her several indy films, before casting her in Black Snake Moan...
17. Sam Horrigan Sam Horrigan Actor, Accepted Sam Horrigan was born and raised in Northern California. He has starred in over 30 movies and TV shows. Some of his most recognized parts include Spike in Little Giants, Val in the Disney movie Brink!, and Quentin on the Hit TV show Grace Under Fire.. You also might recognize him from One Tree Hill...
18. Bolaji Badejo Bolaji Badejo Actor, Alien
19. Annie Ilonzeh Annie Ilonzeh Actress, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
20. Lexi Alexander Lexi Alexander Director, Green Street Hooligans A former World Karate and Kickboxing Champion, Lexi Alexander found her calling to become a filmmaker while traveling around the world competing and teaching martial arts seminars. Born in Mannheim, Germany, Lexi dreamed of eventually moving to Hollywood and made it a point to attend every karate tournament that took place in the United States...
21. Kim Matula Kim Matula Actress, The Bold and the Beautiful Born in Fort Worth, Texas, Kim Matula has been acting since she was 12 years old and when she turned 15, she sent out her headshots and managed to land an agent. After graduating from high school, Matula studied film at the University of Texas at Arlington, but dropped out because her acting career was taking off...
22. Alexandre Desplat Alexandre Desplat Composer, The King's Speech
23. Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas Actor, Battlestar Galactica
24. August Ames August Ames Actress, Model for Murder: The Centerfold Killer Luscious, buxom, and shapely 5'6" brunette knockout August Ames was born on August 23, 1994 in Nova Scotia, Canada. Of Polish descent, Ames grew up as an army brat all around Canada and was a cheerleader during her last year of high school. August's first job was working as a babysitter. Moreover, Ames not only worked for two summers at a horse ranch in Colorado Springs...
25. Erik Stolhanske Erik Stolhanske Actor, Super Troopers Erik Stolhanske brings an element of wholesome comedy into the group dynamic, as one-fifth of the Broken Lizard comedy group. His special blend of parlor and Scandinavian humor adds a Midwestern peppering to the group's fragrant comedic mix. Stolhanske has written, produced and starred in all of Broken Lizards' films - including the hit comedy Super Troopers...
26. Skipp Sudduth Skipp Sudduth Actor, Third Watch
27. Joey Cramer Joey Cramer Actor, Flight of the Navigator Joey Cramer was born on August 23, 1973 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Deleriyes August Joe Fisher Cramer. His debut was in the Sci-Fi movie Runaway, directed by Jurassic Park's writer, Michael Crichton. 1986 was his most successful year after having a brief role as young Broud, in The Clan of the Cave Bear...
28. Charley Boorman Charley Boorman Actor, Deliverance Actor, father, motorbike fanatic: Charley Boorman is the epitome of the modern adventurer in pursuit of fresh challenges away from the success of his personal life. Choosing two wheels as his preferred mode of transport, Charley harnessed the challenges of a 'round the World trip with Ewan McGregor. Now his sights are set on the unyielding sands of the desert...
29. Roger Avary Roger Avary Writer, Pulp Fiction Award-winning filmmaker Roger Avary first began experimenting in Beta I video and 8mm film formats during the late 1970s. In 1983, his Super-8mm supernatural thriller The Worm Turns won Best Film from the Los Angeles Film Teachers Association Film Expo. He went on to attend the Pasadena Art Center College of Design's prestigious film program alongside fellow directors Michael Bay and Tarsem Singh...
30. Peter Wyngarde Peter Wyngarde Actor, The Innocents Peter Paul Wyngarde was born at the home of an aunt in Marseille, Southern France, and is the son of an English father and French mother. Owing to his father's work as a member of the British Diplomatic Service, Peter spent much of his early childhood moving from one country to another, and was educated in a number of different schools...
31. David Robb David Robb Actor, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
32. Viva Viva Actress, Paris, Texas Viva was born Janet Susan Mary Hoffmann in Syracuse, New York, to Mary Alice (McNicholas) and Wilfred Ernest Hoffmann, a well-to-do lawyer. She is the first child of a devout Catholic family, and is of German, Irish, English, and one eighth Italian, ancestry. Her parents had eight more children. She told her mentor...
33. Marty York Marty York Actor, The Sandlot
34. Ed Gale Ed Gale Actor, O Brother, Where Art Thou? Ed left his hometown two years after graduating from Plainwell High School (Plainwell, Michigan) at the age of 20 with $41 in his pocket and hitched a ride California to pursue his dream of being not a "star", but a steady working Hollywood "actor". His very first experience in the "biz" was auditioning for and subsequently winning the lead role of Howard The Duck...
35. Bob Peck Bob Peck Actor, Jurassic Park British actor Bob Peck was born in Leeds in north England on August 23, 1945. He attended Leeds Modern School and then graduated from Leeds College of Art before starting professional stage acting. Peck acted for the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre. He also starred in more than 20 television dramas...
36. Trevor Wright Trevor Wright Actor, The Social Network
37. Richard Sanders Richard Sanders Actor, WKRP in Cincinnati
38. Erin Foster Erin Foster Actress, Cellular
39. Marian Seldes Marian Seldes Actress, One Life to Live Tony Award-winner Marian Hall Seldes, one of the premier stage actresses in America, was born on August 23, 1928 in Manhattan, New York, to writer and journalist Gilbert Seldes, and his socialite wife, the former Alice Wadhams Hall. Her paternal grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants, and her mother was from an Episcopalian family with deep roots in the United States...
40. Ronald Falk Ronald Falk Actor, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
41. Jennifer Holmes Jennifer Holmes Actress, Newhart
42. Robert Mulligan Robert Mulligan Director, To Kill a Mockingbird
43. Jessica Lee Keller Jessica Lee Keller Actress, The Adjustment Bureau
44. Michael Taliferro Michael Taliferro Actor, Bad Boys
45. Carmen Luvana Carmen Luvana Actress, Pirates
46. Tony Bill Tony Bill Director, Flyboys He graduated in 1962 from the University of Notre Dame with majors in English and Art. Tony began his career in the film industry as an actor. His acting years were distinguished by the quality of the directors who chose him for their films, including Steven Spielberg and Francis Ford Coppola. Tony wanted to become a filmmaker...
47. Kay Kay Menon Kay Kay Menon Actor, Haider
48. Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant Self, The Black Mamba
49. Lydia Reed Lydia Reed Actress, The Real McCoys
50. Julia Tulupova Julia Tulupova Actress, Good Girls Revolt Julia Tulupova is an actress, writer and musician of Ukrainian origin. Born in Russia and raised in Ukraine, she started acting in musical theatre when she was fourteen. Later she got her Bachelor's Degree in the acclaimed National University Of Theater, Film and Television in Kiev and moved to California to study at The American Academy Of Dramatic Arts...
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