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1. Ben Affleck Ben Affleck Producer, Argo American actor and filmmaker Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California, and was raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His mother, Chris Anne (née Boldt), is a school teacher, and his father, Timothy Byers Affleck, is a social worker; the two are divorced. Ben has a younger brother...
2. Andy Samberg Andy Samberg Actor, Brooklyn Nine-Nine Andy Samberg was born in Berkeley, California, to Marjorie (Marrow), a teacher, and Joe Samberg, a photographer. With Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer, Samberg is one of three Los Angeles, California-based writer-performer-filmmakers--all childhood friends--dubbed the Lonely Island, whose short films were showcased on the popular untelevised television network show and Web site Channel 101.com...
3. Rebecca Romijn Rebecca Romijn Actress, X2 Rebecca Alie Romijn was born on November 6, 1972 in Berkeley, California. Her father was Dutch-born and worked as a custom-furniture maker. Her mother was American-born, with Dutch and English ancestry, and was a teacher of English. Rebecca attended Berkeley High School where her nickname was the "Jolly Blond Giant"...
4. Jorma Taccone Jorma Taccone Writer, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping Jorma Taccone's theatrical debut took place at Saint Mary's College-High School in Berkeley, California in 1993. He played one of the townspeople in The Visit by Friedrich Durrenmatt. His father, Berkeley Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Tony Taccone, attended his son's performance in spite of a recent surgery that had left him partially immobile with his leg in a cast.
5. Melissa Sue Anderson Melissa Sue Anderson Actress, Little House on the Prairie Melissa Sue Anderson was very much like her most famous character role, of eldest child & sister, Mary Ingalls -- a quiet, slightly shy girl who would rather read a book than climb a tree. Her show business career got started, when a dance teacher urged her parents to find an agent for her. She began doing television commercials...
6. Daniel Wu Daniel Wu Actor, San ging chaat goo si
7. Akiva Schaffer Akiva Schaffer Writer, Saturday Night Live
8. Ed Quinn Ed Quinn Actor, Eureka Ed Quinn originally pursued a path in music before considering a career in acting. He was born on February 26, 1968 in Berkeley, California and attended the St. Mary's College High School. After high school, Ed attended the University of California, Berkeley. He graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and embarked on modeling throughout Europe...
9. Rockmond Dunbar Rockmond Dunbar Actor, Soul Food
10. Jane Sibbett Jane Sibbett Actress, Herman's Head The youngest of five happy children, Jane Sibbett was born in Berkeley, California to William Ryan Sibbett IV and social butterfly "Sis" Gaines Sibbett. After a few years in Orinda, California, the Sibbett family moved to the idyllic island of Alameda where destiny bellowed at her daily in the form of a gruff neighbor...
11. Karen Grassle Karen Grassle Actress, Little House on the Prairie
12. Lisa Pelikan Lisa Pelikan Actress, 10,000 Days
13. Mike Mills Mike Mills Director, Beginners Mike Mills was born in 1966, Berkeley, California. He graduated from Cooper Union, 1989. He works as a filmmaker, graphic designer and artist. As a filmmaker, Mike has completed a number of music videos, commercials, short films, documentaries, and the feature film Thumbsucker. Architecture of Reassurance...
14. Nina Hartley Nina Hartley Actress, Boogie Nights Nina Hartley was born Marie Louise Hartman on March 11, 1959, in Berkeley, California. After graduating from Berkeley High School in 1977, Nina attended San Francisco State University's undergraduate school of nursing and graduated in 1985. Her career in the adult-entertainment industry began while she was in her sophomore year of nursing school...
15. Rose Rollins Rose Rollins Actress, The L Word Rose Rollins was raised in Yonkers, New York, growing up with five brothers. She is an accomplished actress who has garnered attention on both the big and small screens. Rollins now stars in ABC's The Catch opposite Mireille Enos. The series centers on a gutsy female forensic accountant who exposes...
16. Jane Connell Jane Connell Actress, Mame
17. Roger Guenveur Smith Roger Guenveur Smith Actor, American Gangster Roger Guenveur Smith is an internationally acclaimed actor, writer, and director who has created a prolific body of work on stage and screen. He adapted his Obie Award-winning solo performance of A Huey P. Newton Story into a Peabody Award-winning telefilm, directed by his longtime colleague Spike Lee...
18. Kathleen Kennedy Kathleen Kennedy Producer, Schindler's List Kathleen Kennedy worked in San Diego local television before moving to Los Angeles, where she was hired by Steven Spielberg as a secretary on the production of 1941. Both later reported that she was lacking as a typist but had good production ideas. She was an associate to Mr. Spielberg on Raiders of the Lost Ark and associate producer on his production of Poltergeist...
19. Nicole Richie Nicole Richie Producer, The Simple Life The outspoken, wise-cracking comedic socialite and star of The Simple Life, Nicole Camille Escovedo was born in Berkeley, California on September 21, 1981. She is the adopted daughter of singer Lionel Richie and his then-wife, Brenda Harvey, and socialite Paris Hilton's former best friend. Richie...
20. Kate Hodge Kate Hodge Actress, Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
21. Jeanne Bates Jeanne Bates Actress, Mulholland Dr. Jeanne Bates began her acting career while a student at San Mateo Junior College, appearing on radio soap operas in San Francisco. She played the lead in an airwave mystery series, Lew X. Lansworth's "Whodunit" (Bates' scream was the show's "signature"), which became so successful that it (and Bates) moved to Hollywood in 1941...
22. Jason Sehorn Jason Sehorn Self, Super Bowl XXXV
23. D.C. Douglas D.C. Douglas Actor, Z Nation D.C. Douglas was born in Berkeley, California, but lived throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. With a family history that included the circus, vaudeville and burlesque, D.C. fell into theatre at an early age. After high school he moved to Los Angeles to study under Estelle Harman (former head of talent for Universal)...
24. James Ivory James Ivory Director, The Remains of the Day The main part of his few movies were filmed in the quarter of a century in which he worked closely together with the Indian producer Ismail Merchant and the German writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. His first films are all set in India and are very much influenced by the style of Satyajit Ray and Jean Renoir...
25. Ryan Fleck Ryan Fleck Director, Half Nelson Ryan K. Fleck is an American film director, cinematographer, editor, and screenwriter best known for directing and writing the 2006 film Half Nelson and the 2008 film Sugar. He is known for his collaborations with fellow filmmaker Anna Boden. Ryan was born in Berkeley, California and raised in Berkeley and Oakland...
26. Art Evans Art Evans Actor, Die Hard 2
27. Chantal Claret Chantal Claret Soundtrack, Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor
28. Eisa Davis Eisa Davis Actress, House of Cards Eisa Davis is an award-winning actor, writer, and singer-songwriter working on stage and screen. She is known for her roles as Cynthia Driscoll on House of Cards (2015-16), and as Rae, Bubbles' sister on The Wire (2003, 2008). She also played Irma in the acclaimed rock musical Passing Strange (2009)...
29. Helen Colliander Helen Colliander Actress, Midnight Masquerade Helen Colliander was born in Berkeley, California and lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. Helen's interest in acting began at an early age. She began acting professionally at the age of 10 when living in Toronto, Ontario. Helen has enjoyed a range of roles. In addition to acting, Helen enjoys drawing, reading, writing, rock climbing, and spending time with friends.
30. Marcia Clark Marcia Clark Self, O.J.: Made in America
31. John Fogerty John Fogerty Soundtrack, Forrest Gump
32. Russell Arms Russell Arms Actor, The Man Who Came to Dinner
33. Barbara Whinnery Barbara Whinnery Actress, Crawlspace
34. Phil Tippett Phil Tippett Visual Effects, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Phil Tippett is the founder and namesake of Tippett Studio. His varied career in visual effects has spanned more than 30 years and includes two Academy Awards; and six nominations, one BAFTA award and four nominations, two Emmys and the advent of modern digital effects in motion pictures. As a child of seven...
35. Terence McGovern Terence McGovern Actor, Mrs. Doubtfire
36. Elle Travis Elle Travis Actress, Broken
37. Nikki Tyler Nikki Tyler Actress, Bobby Sox Determined since high school to be an actress, Nikki Tyler moved from Berkeley, California, to Los Angeles to attend college, and in order to pay her way through school began doing nude modeling layouts. She quickly became one of the top nude models in the country, appearing in such magazines as "Penthouse"...
38. Kent Shocknek Kent Shocknek Actor, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Veteran Los Angeles TV news anchor Kent Shocknek frequently is cast for authentic portrayals of newscasters, reporters, commentators, and similar parts in dramas and comedies. Increasingly, he has been sought out to play authority figures, outside the realm of the broadcasting industry. His breakout role was starring as the male lead in the 2014 short film, "The 6 O'Clock."
39. Andrew Polk Andrew Polk Actor, House of Cards Andrew Polk was born and raised in Berkeley, California. He attended Tufts University after which he received a Fulbright Scholarship to train as an actor at London's Webber-Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. He began his career by playing Epstein in the National Tour of "Biloxi Blues" by Neil Simon. He has since made numerous appearances in television...
40. Onika Day Onika Day Actress, Sisters Born to an activist, jazz singing, mother and an "Andre 3000" type, prominent Bay Area artist father in the historic town of Berkeley, CA, it didn't take long for Onika Day to develop a passion to entertain. After winning several poetry competitions, performing in local talent shows and dancing in street competitions with her friends for meal money...
41. Josh Mankiewicz Josh Mankiewicz Self, Dateline NBC
42. Sydney Moon Sydney Moon Actress, Centerfold Coeds: Girlfriends Sydney Moon was born on January 5, 1975 in Berkeley, California. She grew up in the Bay Area, her favorite part of the world. After high school, Sydney decided she wanted to see more of what the country had to offer so she moved all the way across it, to the Big Apple. Like a city girl at heart, she had a great time living there where she attended New York University...
43. Elodie Keene Elodie Keene Director, American Dreams
44. Mike Dirnt Mike Dirnt Actor, The Simpsons Movie
45. Mike Mignola Mike Mignola Writer, Hellboy II: The Golden Army
46. Jake Bern Jake Bern Actor, Cold Case
47. Ginny Tyler Ginny Tyler Actress, The Sword in the Stone
48. Owen Drake Owen Drake Actor, Messina High
49. Margaret Nagle Margaret Nagle Writer, The Good Lie Margaret Nagle first came to the attention of audiences and critics alike with her HBO film "Warm Springs," which won the Emmy for Outstanding TV Movie and received 16 additional Emmy nominations. For this film, which starred Kenneth Branagh and Cynthia Nixon as Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Nagle also received the Writers Guild of America Award for Outstanding Long Form Original TV Movie...
50. Adam Sessler Adam Sessler Self, X-Play Sessler was born in Berkeley, California. He graduated from El Cerrito High School in 1991 and is a graduate of UCLA with a bachelor's degree in English literature. He was previously a credit analyst for a multinational Fortune 500 financial institution in San Francisco, and an actor on the San Francisco public access television show Chip Weigh Magnet Down...
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