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1. Jenna Dewan Tatum Jenna Dewan Tatum Actress, Step Up Jenna Dewan is an actress, former model, and dancer. She was born on December 3, 1980 in Hartford, Connecticut, to Nancy (Bursch) and Darryll Dewan. Her father is of half Lebanese and half Polish descent, and her mother has German and English ancestry. Jenna grew up in Grapevine, Texas and discovered a love for dancing at the age of five...
2. Alexandra Breckenridge Alexandra Breckenridge Actress, She's the Man Alex Breckenridge was born on May 15 1982 in Darien, Connecticut before moving to California when she was 12. Breckenridge first got an interest in acting at 13 when she performed in local theater productions and soon moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career. Her first film was the independent comedy picture Locust Valley...
3. Dylan McDermott Dylan McDermott Actor, The Perks of Being a Wallflower A Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominee, Dylan McDermott has proved his talent in film, television and theater. He was born Mark Anthony McDermott in Waterbury, Connecticut, to Diane (Marino) and Richard McDermott. Diane was 15 and Richard was 17 when Dylan was born. Richard earned money by hustling pool...
4. Seth MacFarlane Seth MacFarlane Writer, Ted Seth MacFarlane was born in the small New England town of Kent, Connecticut, where he lived with his mother, Ann Perry (Sager), an admissions office worker, his father, Ronald Milton MacFarlane, a prep school teacher, and his sister Rachael MacFarlane, now a voice actress and singer. He is of English, Scottish, and Irish descent...
5. Meg Ryan Meg Ryan Actress, Sleepless in Seattle Blond-haired, blue-eyed with an effervescent personality, Meg Ryan was born Margaret Mary Emily Hyra in Fairfield, Connecticut, to Susan (Duggan), an English teacher and one-time actress, and Harry Hyra, a math teacher. She has Polish, Irish, and German ancestry ("Hyra" is a Polish surname, and "Ryan" is her maternal grandmother's maiden name)...
6. Madeline Zima Madeline Zima Actress, A Cinderella Story Madeline Zima began her acting career at the age of seven and has developed into a seasoned and diverse actress. Equally skilled at comedy and drama, she has worked continuously for several decades, in critically-acclaimed projects. She was born in New Haven, Connecticut, to parents Dennis and Marie...
7. Gretchen Mol Gretchen Mol Actress, Rounders Gretchen Mol was born on November 8, 1972 in Deep River, Connecticut, the daughter of a school principal and his artist wife. Deep River is a small community located on the Chester Bowles Highway (Route 9), nine miles northwest of Old Saybrook (home of the legendary Katharine Hepburn), within commuting distance of New York City...
8. Christopher Lloyd Christopher Lloyd Actor, Back to the Future
9. Justin Long Justin Long Actor, Live Free or Die Hard A likable, boyish-looking actor with thick eyebrows and a friendly smile, Justin Long is a native of Connecticut. He was born and raised in Fairfield, the second of three sons. His father, R. James Long, is a Professor of Philosophy at Fairfield University, and his mother, Wendy Lesniak, is a former Broadway actress...
10. Allison Williams Allison Williams Actress, Pilot
11. John Mayer John Mayer Soundtrack, The Bucket List
12. Amy Brenneman Amy Brenneman Actress, Heat Amy Frederica Brenneman was born in New London, Connecticut, to Frederica (Shoenfield), a judge in the Connecticut State Superior Court, and Russell Langdon Brenneman, Jr., an environmental lawyer. Amy's mother was one of the first women to graduate from Harvard. Amy is also a graduate of Harvard, where she majored in comparative religion...
13. Glenn Close Glenn Close Actress, Tarzan Six time Academy Award-nominated Glenn Close was born and was raised in Greenwich, Connecticut. She is the daughter of Elizabeth Mary Hester "Bettine" (Moore) and William Taliaferro Close (William Close), a prominent doctor. Both of her parents were from upper-class northeastern families. Glenn was...
14. Paul Giamatti Paul Giamatti Actor, Sideways Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti was born June 6, 1967. He graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall prep school, majored in English at Yale, and obtained his Master's Degree in Fine Arts, with his major in drama from the Yale University School of Drama. Paul is the youngest of three children. His ancestry is Italian (from his paternal grandfather)...
15. Becki Newton Becki Newton Actress, Pilot Becki grew up in Guilford, Connecticut. She started performing in local productions and summer stock theater at age 13. She studied European History at the University of Pennsylvania, during which time she spent several semesters abroad. After graduating, Becki immediately moved to NYC to pursue Broadway...
16. James Van Der Beek James Van Der Beek Actor, Castle in the Sky James David Van Der Beek, Jr. was born on March 8, 1977, in Cheshire, Connecticut, USA as the oldest of three children to father Jim Van Der Beek, a cellular-phone company executive and mother Melinda Van Der Beek, a gymnastics studio owner and former Broadway dancer. James has a brother named Jared who was born in 1979 and a sister named Juliana who was born in 1981...
17. Titus Welliver Titus Welliver Actor, The Town Titus Welliver was born on March 12, 1961 in New Haven, Connecticut. His father was famous landscape painter Neil Welliver. His mother was a fashion illustrator. He has three brothers, one was killed overseas. He was raised in Philadelphia and New York City, surrounded by poets and painters. He credits them for his creativity...
18. Kari Wuhrer Kari Wuhrer Actress, Eight Legged Freaks Kari Samantha Wuhrer was born on April 28, 1967 in Brookfield, Connecticut, the daughter of Karin, a payroll officer and Andrew, a former police officer and car salesman. Kari has three siblings. She studied acting at age 13 at the Wooster School, and headed to New York City to do rounds of auditions...
19. Aarti Mann Aarti Mann Actress, The Prestidigitation Approximation
20. Katie Stevens Katie Stevens Self, Jennifer Lopez/Mike Golic/Mike Greenberg/Andrew Garcia Actress/ singer Katherine Mari (Katie) Stevens, best known for being the 8th finalist on the 9th season of Fox's American Idol, was born in Waterbury, CT on December 8, 1992. She began singing and performing at age 3, doing Broadway intensive camps, local and school theater, and eventually landed herself on the American Idol stage...
21. Henry Simmons Henry Simmons Actor, Another World Henry Simmons was born in Stamford, Connecticut, one of three children of Aurelia (Frizzell), a school teacher, and Henry Oswald Simmons, Sr., an IRS agent. One of his sisters is his twin. Simmons earned a basketball scholarship at Franklin Pierce College in New Hampshire. He graduated with a business degree and quickly went to work for a Stamford financial firm...
22. Bijou Phillips Bijou Phillips Actress, Hostel: Part II The multi-talented Bijou Phillips has led an unusual life. She spent her childhood in New York, California and South Africa. She excelled in Equestrienne sport. When she was 13, she became a model to escape boarding school and became one of the youngest people to grace the cover of "Interview" Magazine and "Italian Vogue"...
23. Christy Carlson Romano Christy Carlson Romano Actress, Guiding Light At 6 years old Christy was cast in several national tours of Broadway musicals, including Annie, The Will Rogers Follies, and The Sound of Music. At 12, she made her feature film debut in Woody Allen's Everyone Says I Love You. She continued acting in independent films with famed directors Hal Hartley in Henry Fool and Martin Davidson in Looking for an Echo...
24. Katharine Hepburn Katharine Hepburn Actress, Bringing Up Baby Born May 12, 1907 in Hartford, Connecticut, she was the daughter of a doctor and a suffragette, both of whom always encouraged her to speak her mind, develop it fully, and exercise her body to its full potential. An athletic tomboy as a child, she was also very close to her brother, Tom, and was devastated at age 14 to find him dead...
25. Lauren Ambrose Lauren Ambrose Actress, Can't Hardly Wait
26. Jonathan Brandis Jonathan Brandis Actor, One Life to Live Born in Danbury, Connecticut, USA, to Greg and Mary, Jonathan Brandis began his career at age 5, acting in television commercials. He appeared in small parts in several films and TV shows before his first starring role in the 1990 film The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter. He starred in popular films such as Ladybugs and starred as Lucas Wolenczak in Steven Spielberg's television series SeaQuest 2032...
27. Annabella Sciorra Annabella Sciorra Actress, What Dreams May Come
28. Lee Tergesen Lee Tergesen Actor, Monster Born on July 8, 1965 in Ivoryton, Connecticut, Lee is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. While working as a waiter, he did his first stage work in New York. In LA he got landed his first big part in a movie called Point Break in 1991. After some other roles in TV, he finally got the role he is known best for: Terry in Waynes World...
29. Will Friedle Will Friedle Actor, Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker Will Friedle was born as Will Alan Friedle on August 11, 1976, in Hartford, Connecticut. However, Will grew up in Avon, Conneticut, and went to Avon High School. Will also went to Occidental College. Will is a comedian, and he is probably best known for his starring role as the dumb yet creative older brother Eric Matthews in ABC's hit TV show Boy Meets World...
30. Jesse Bradford Jesse Bradford Actor, Flags of Our Fathers Jesse Bradford was born in Norwalk, Connecticut. Both of his parents, Curtis Watrouse and Terry Porter, are actors who appeared in many television many commercials. Jesse has been acting almost constantly since his big debut in a Q-Tip commercial when he was an 8-month-old baby. He started acting and modeling as a child and has had steady work since the age of 4...
31. Jesse Lee Soffer Jesse Lee Soffer Actor, In Time Jesse Lee Soffer (born April 23, 1984) began his film career in 1993 at age eight in the movie Matinee. From that point on, his work included time on such television series as Two of a Kind, Guiding Light, CSI: Miami, The Mentalist and The Mob Doctor. In 2013, Jesse went on to portray Travis Alexander in the television drama Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret...
32. Kenny Johnson Kenny Johnson Actor, Blade
33. Linda Kozlowski Linda Kozlowski Actress, Crocodile Dundee Kozlowski is a Juilliard graduate with Broadway play experience, who found movie success in the billabongs of Australia with frequent co-star Paul Hogan. The film romance with her Crocodile Dundee costar grew into a real-life relationship during the filming of the first two movies. Linda married Paul Hogan in 1990...
34. Ellen Muth Ellen Muth Actress, Dead Like Me: Life After Death Ellen Muth became interested in acting as a child and started studying to be an actor at age 10. At 14, she received acclaim starring as the young "Selena" in Stephen King's Dolores Claiborne, starring with Kathy Bates and Jennifer Jason Leigh. After "Dolores Claiborne", Ellen also appeared on stage in the off-Broadway production...
35. Robert Mitchum Robert Mitchum Actor, The Night of the Hunter Underrated American leading man of enormous ability who sublimates his talents beneath an air of disinterest. Born to a railroad worker who died in a train accident when he was two, Robert Mitchum and his siblings (including brother John Mitchum, later also an actor) were raised by his mother and stepfather (a British army major) in Connecticut...
36. Nolan North Nolan North Actor, General Hospital
37. Tony Amendola Tony Amendola Actor, The Mask of Zorro Tony was born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut. He attended Southern Connecticut State University and graduated in 1974. While an undergraduate student at Southern Connecticut State University, he performed as the leading man in several musicals at Sacred Heart Academy, an all-girls college preparatory high school in Hamden, Connecticut...
38. John Ratzenberger John Ratzenberger Actor, WALL·E John started the improvisational comedy group, "Sal's Meat Market", in Bridgeport, Connecticut, while a student at Sacred Heart University, located in Fairfield/Bridgeport, Connecticut. He was later affiliated with the ensemble group, "The Downtown Cabaret". Coincidentally, he was a friend of Susan Ryan...
39. Evan Ross Evan Ross Actor, Jeff, Who Lives at Home
40. Tom Noonan Tom Noonan Actor, Heat Offbeat character actor Tom Noonan started off his career in various theater troupes that utilized his skills as a guitarist and composer. A graduate from Yale's acting school, he founded the Paradise Theatre in 1983, which was instrumental later in his growth as an artist. Gravitating toward film and TV in the 80s...
41. Glenne Headly Glenne Headly Actress, Don Jon For the past fourteen years, she has said that family has been the most important thing to her and she has set most of her time aside to be a "present" mother to her son. Movies, plays and television are chosen, for the most part, when they occur in town or on a school break. She has taken the current year to homeschool her son for his seventh grade...
42. Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine Actor, The Wild Bunch Ernest Borgnine was born Ermes Effron Borgnino on January 24, 1917 in Hamden, Connecticut. His parents were Anna (Boselli), who had emigrated from Carpi (MO), Italy, and Camillo Borgnino, who had emigrated from Ottiglio (AL), Italy. As an only child, Ernest enjoyed most sports, especially boxing, but took no real interest in acting...
43. Rachael MacFarlane Rachael MacFarlane Actress, Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story
44. Brian Dennehy Brian Dennehy Actor, Ratatouille Imposing, barrel-chested and now silver-haired Brian Dennehy is a prolific US actor, well respected on both screen and stage for the best part of 25 years. He was born in July 1938 in Bridgeport, CT, and attended Columbia University in New York City on a football scholarship. He majored in history, before moving on to Yale to study dramatic arts...
45. Jennifer Westfeldt Jennifer Westfeldt Actress, Kissing Jessica Stein Jennifer is an American actress and filmmaker, who is perhaps best known for writing and starring in the indie hits, Kissing Jessica Stein and Friends with Kids. A graduate from Yale University, Jennifer started her career as a New York-based theater actor, starring in over 25 off-Broadway and regional productions...
46. William Atherton William Atherton Actor, Die Hard William Atherton Knight was born on July 30, 1947 in Orange, Connecticut, the son of Robert and Roby Atherton Knight. He studied acting at the Drama School at Carnegie Tech and graduated from Carnegie-Mellon in 1969. A veteran of stage, film and television, Atherton began as a leading man in Steven Spielberg's The Sugarland Express...
47. Ryan Rottman Ryan Rottman Actor, The House Bunny
48. Roger Bart Roger Bart Actor, Hercules
49. Treat Williams Treat Williams Actor, 127 Hours Richard Treat Williams was born in Rowayton, Connecticut, to Marian (Andrew), who dealt in antiques, and Richard Norman Williams, a corporate executive. Educated at prep-school, he first made a serious commitment to his craft during his days at Pennsylvania's Franklin and Marshall College. Working summers with the nearby Fulton Repertory Theatre at Lancaster in the heart of Amish country...
50. Valerie Azlynn Valerie Azlynn Actress, Tropic Thunder Azlynn was born Valerie Asselin in New London, Connecticut and was raised there. She had open-heart surgery to repair an atrial septal defect at age 13. She attended The Williams School and Waterford High School. She moved to New York City at age 17 to pursue a career as an actress, building her resume by performing in the theater and singing with an opera company in Manhattan...
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