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1. Halle Berry Halle Berry Actress, X-Men: The Last Stand Halle Berry was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to an African-American father, Jerome Berry, a former hospital attendant, and a European-American mother, Judith (Hawkins) Berry, a retired psychiatric nurse. Halle has an older sister named Heidi Berry. Halle first came into the spotlight at seventeen years when she won the Miss Teen All-American Pageant...
2. Monica Potter Monica Potter Actress, Patch Adams Monica Potter was born on June 30, 1971 in Euclid, Ohio, to an Irish American Catholic family. Her father, Paul Brokaw, was the inventor of the first flame-resistant car wax, and her mother, Nancy, was a secretary. During her childhood, she was part of the St. Jerome Parish in Cleveland, and attended the local elementary school...
3. Alan Ruck Alan Ruck Actor, Ferris Bueller's Day Off Alan Ruck was born on July 1, 1956 in Cleveland, Ohio, and has made over 100 appearances in films and television, and on stage. He is best known for his role as the friend of Matthew Broderick and hopeless hypochondriac Cameron Frye, in John Hughes's Ferris Bueller's Day Off. During the 1980s he appeared...
4. Drew Carey Drew Carey Self, The Aristocrats
5. Debra Winger Debra Winger Actress, Terms of Endearment Mary Debra Winger was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1955 to a Jewish family. Her maternal grandparents called her Mary, while her parents called her Debra. (Her father named her Debra after his favorite actress, Debra Paget). The family moved to California when Debra was five. She fell in love with acting in high school but kept it a secret from her family...
6. Burgess Meredith Burgess Meredith Actor, Rocky One of the truly great and gifted performers of the century who often suffered lesser roles, Burgess Meredith was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1907 and educated in Amherst College in Massachusetts before joining Eva Le Gallienne's stage company in New York City in 1933. He became a favorite of dramatist Maxwell Anderson...
7. Wes Craven Wes Craven Writer, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors Rising out of the mid-western suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio, Wes Craven has become synonymous with genre bending and innovative horror, challenging audiences with his bold visions since the release of his first feature film, The Last House of the Left, which he wrote, directed, and edited in 1972. Craven reinvented the youth horror genre again in 1984 with the classic A Nightmare on Elm Street...
8. Carol Kane Carol Kane Actress, Annie Hall Carol Kane was born Carolyn Laurie Kane, June 18, 1952 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Joy and Michael Kane, due to their divorce, Carol spent most of her childhood in boarding schools, starting at age 12 when she attended the Cherry Lawn School a progressive boarding school in Darien, Connecticut, until 1965, followed by enrollment at the Professional Children's School in New York City...
9. Arsenio Hall Arsenio Hall Actor, Coming to America
10. Bill Cobbs Bill Cobbs Actor, Oz the Great and Powerful Bill Cobbs was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, where his parents were hard-working people, who instilled in him a sense of self-reliance and humility. As an amateur actor in the city's Karamu House Theater, he starred in the Ossie Davis play "Purlie Victorious". Cobbs was an Air Force radar technician for eight years; he also worked in office products at IBM and sold cars in Cleveland...
11. Hal Holbrook Hal Holbrook Actor, Into the Wild Hal Holbrook is an Emmy- and Tony-Award winning actor who is one of the great craftsman of stage and screen. He is best known for his performance as Mark Twain, for which he won a Tony and the first of his ten Emmy Award nominations. Aside from the stage, Holbrook made his reputation primarily on television...
12. 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...
13. Jim Backus Jim Backus Actor, Rebel Without a Cause Jim Backus was born James Gilmore Backus on February 25, 1913 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was one of the few actors to do it all: radio, Broadway, movies, television and cartoons. After attending preparatory school in his hometown Cleveland, Backus enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Art, to ply his trade...
14. Yvette Nicole Brown Yvette Nicole Brown Actress, (500) Days of Summer
15. Joel Grey Joel Grey Actor, Dancer in the Dark
16. Mary Carey Mary Carey Self, After Porn Ends Cleveland native Mary Carey was born into what could be charitably called a dysfunctional family. Both of her parents were mentally handicapped (her mother had been diagnosed as a schizophrenic) and she was taken away from her parents by her grandparents when she was three months old. After her parents divorced...
17. Sean Kanan Sean Kanan Actor, General Hospital Sean Kanan was born in Cleveland, Ohio, but was raised in New Castle, Pennsylvania. His parents encouraged him to pursue a wide range of interests, such as acting and martial arts. One of his first roles was in the low-budget horror movie Hide and Go Shriek, but the young actor is also known for his theater work, especially with Sam Shepard's plays.
18. Keir Dullea Keir Dullea Actor, 2001: A Space Odyssey Tall, slim, remote and boyishly handsome, one of Keir Dullea's most arresting features are his pale blue eyes and, at one time, they were featured all over the screen in a number of watershed films of the 1960s. A major, up-and-coming film star from the "Camelot" years straight through the turbulent era of the U.S.-Viet Nam War...
19. Paula Jai Parker Paula Jai Parker Actress, Phone Booth
20. Martha Smith Martha Smith Actress, Animal House Out of her hundreds of TV appearances, Martha Smith is perhaps best known as "Francine Desmond", intelligence agent (and nemesis of star Kate Jackson) on the CBS series Scarecrow and Mrs. King. Raised in Farmington, MI, Martha--an honor student with a mention in "Who's Who of American Students"--enrolled in Michigan State University at 17 to study psychology...
21. Vanessa Bell Calloway Vanessa Bell Calloway Actress, Coming to America
22. James Pickens Jr. James Pickens Jr. Actor, Another World James Pickens Jr. was born October 26, 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio. While attending college at Bowling Green State University, Pickens began pursuing an interest in acting. He graduated from BGSU with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1976. Afterwards, Pickens began work on the stage at the Roundabout Theatre in New York City...
23. Jack Weston Jack Weston Actor, Dirty Dancing In a 40-year career that spanned Broadway, television and movies, the versatile actor played everyone from sleazy villains to terrifying killers to clumsy comics. His bad-guy roles included a stalker who, along with Alan Arkin terrorized a blind Audrey Hepburn in the 1967 cult classic Wait Until Dark...
24. Jonathan Freeman Jonathan Freeman Actor, Aladdin
25. Dorothy Dandridge Dorothy Dandridge Actress, Carmen Jones Dorothy Jean Dandridge was born in Cleveland, Ohio on November 9, 1922. Under the prodding of her mother, Dorothy and her sister, Vivian Dandridge, began performing publicly, usually in black Baptist churches throughout the country. Her mother, Ruby Dandridge, an entertainer herself, would often join her daughters on stage...
26. Richard Brooks Richard Brooks Actor, The Crow: City of Angels 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. Ruby Dee Ruby Dee Actress, American Gangster
28. Max Perlich Max Perlich Actor, Ferris Bueller's Day Off
29. Imani Hakim Imani Hakim Actress, Reign Over Me
30. Bumper Robinson Bumper Robinson Actor, Enemy Mine
31. Kaye Ballard Kaye Ballard Actress, The Ritz Singing funny girl Kaye Ballard was born to perform...and perform she has in a career now broaching seven decades. With a strong comedy background and tunnel mouth to rival Martha Raye, the broad and bouncy trouper has drawn laughs on the musical stage, in night clubs, in recordings and on TV. As the archetypal over-emotive...
32. Sabrina Culver Sabrina Culver Actress, ReMoved Born in Cleveland, Ohio and then lived in Westfield, NJ and graduated from St. Lukes School in New Canaan, Ct. Studied classical piano from a very early age and always loved musical theatre appearing in community and school productions before attending Emerson College in Boston. Commercials and print...
33. LaWanda Page LaWanda Page Actress, Friday Best known for her role as Aunt Esther Anderson on "Sanford And Son", she appeared in many films including "Don't Be A Menace To South Central While Drinking Your Juice In The Hood" (1996), "Friday" (1995), "The Legend of Dolemite" (1994), "West From North Goes South" (1993), "The Meteor Man" (1993)...
34. Brian Stepanek Brian Stepanek Actor, The Island
35. Dorothy Hart Dorothy Hart Actress, The Naked City Supporting actress in US films of the late 40s and early 50s.
36. Josh Robert Thompson Josh Robert Thompson Actor, Yogi Bear Actor, comedian and impressionist, Josh is perhaps best recognized for his role as robot sidekick Geoff Peterson on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson." His uncanny celebrity impressions and character voices can also be heard on "Family Guy," "American Dad," "The Cleveland Show" and in popular video games like "Final Fantasy" and "Call of Duty." On radio...
37. Stephen Gyllenhaal Stephen Gyllenhaal Director, Homegrown
38. Mark L. Lester Mark L. Lester Director, Commando Director, writer and producer Mark L. Lester has created high-action films throughout his career, including some of the world's biggest box office draws. His directorial expertise has garnered praise for such films as Arnold Schwarzenegger's box-office mega-hit Commando, Stephen King's supernatural thriller Firestarter with Drew Barrymore and Martin Sheen...
39. Jazsmin Lewis Jazsmin Lewis Actress, Barbershop
40. Marianne McAndrew Marianne McAndrew Actress, Hello, Dolly!
41. Phil Donahue Phil Donahue Self, Donahue and Kids
42. Quinton Flynn Quinton Flynn Actor, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
43. Paul Eiding Paul Eiding Actor, WALL·E Paul Eiding, is an American actor, who is equally comfortable on stage, in front of the camera or behind a microphone. He is the voice of Perceptor, from the original Transformers, cartoon series (1985) and Transformers: The Movie (1986). He is probably best known as Colonel Roy Campbell, in the Metal Gear Solid series...
44. Carlin Glynn Carlin Glynn Actress, Sixteen Candles
45. Daniel Waters Daniel Waters Writer, Batman Returns
46. Lee Unkrich Lee Unkrich Editorial Department, Finding Nemo Lee Unkrich attended Chagrin Falls High School in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. He was born in 1967 and graduated in 1985. He was a great French student and created a character in his movie, Toy Story 2 after his high school French teacher. He was featured in the local paper twice for Monsters, Inc. and for Finding Nemo.
47. Greg Morris Greg Morris Actor, Pilot Born in Cleveland, Morris came to Hollywood in the early 1960s. His acting experience at that time consisted of a few minor roles on the Seattle stage. He found work appearing on Television series such as The Dick Van Dyke Show and Twilight Zone before being cast in Mission: Impossible. Morris played quiet, efficient electronics expert Barney Collier from 1966-1973...
48. Miriam Flynn Miriam Flynn Actress, Babe
49. Daniel Buran Daniel Buran Actor, Level 26: Dark Origins
50. James Wilder James Wilder Actor, Closing the Deal
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