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1. Brandon Routh Brandon Routh Actor, Superman Returns Brandon James Routh (pronounced like "south") was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and grew up in nearby Norwalk. He is the son of Catherine LaVonne (Lear), a teacher, and Ronald Wayne Routh, a carpenter. Routh has English, Scottish, and German ancestry. He attended the University of Iowa and starred in many productions at the Norwalk Theater of Performing Arts...
2. Cloris Leachman Cloris Leachman Actress, The Iron Giant The record-breaking actress set a record when at age 82, she appeared on Dancing with the Stars. Cloris Leachman was born on April 30, 1926 in Des Moines, Iowa to Berkeley Claiborne "Buck" Leachman and the former Cloris Wallace. Her father's family owned a lumber company, Leachman Lumber Co. She is of Czech (from her maternal grandmother) and English descent...
3. Shawn Johnson Shawn Johnson Self, Episode #15.164
4. Stephen Collins Stephen Collins Actor, Blood Diamond
5. Charles McGraw Charles McGraw Actor, The Birds Gravel voiced, stoney faced & grizzled looking actor Charles McGraw notched up dozens of TV and film appearances often portraying law enforcement figures or military officers, plus the odd shifty gangster. Noted appearances include as dogged cop Det. Sgt. Walter Brown protecting a mob witness in the 1952 noir classic The Narrow Margin ...
6. David Anthony Higgins David Anthony Higgins Actor, Snake Eyes
7. Bill Daily Bill Daily Actor, I Dream of Jeannie... Fifteen Years Later
8. Gregory Alan Williams Gregory Alan Williams Actor, In the Line of Fire
9. Wally Wingert Wally Wingert Actor, Batman: Arkham Asylum
10. Corey Taylor Corey Taylor Soundtrack, Resident Evil
11. Nicholas Downs Nicholas Downs Producer, Dad Bod Nicholas Downs grew up in the small Midwest town of Bondurant, Iowa as the second youngest of ten brothers and sisters. By high school, Nicholas found acting as a way to create a voice of his own. His English teacher, Mrs. Sandoval, helped him by guiding him into the fine arts. With guidance from Director...
12. Gordon Gebert Gordon Gebert Actor, The Narrow Margin Gordon Alan Gebert was the only son of Gordon and Violette Gebert. His father was a salesman for a trailer company and later managed sales of truck and bus fleets for the Ford Motor Co. in Iowa. In 1946, a boy was needed for a role in a play for Drake University. Gordon was chosen and received acting lessons through the theatre...
13. Kourtney Hansen Kourtney Hansen Actress, Beyond the Wall of Sleep Born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa, Kourtney made her way to Nashville in 2008 by way of a job in radio and her love of the South. After graduating from Drake University with a degree in theater, Hansen has appeared on stage in professional theater productions and served as a sidekick to Hatfield and McCoy on their morning show on radio station KJJY in Des Moines...
14. Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins Self, 1995 MTV Movie Awards Tionne Tenese Watkins was born on April 26, 1970 in Des Moines, Iowa. She is also known as "T-Boz" in the R&B/Hip-Hop group, TLC. Born to parents of both African American and Native American descent. As a child she was diagnosed with sickle cell anemia (1 in 12 people of African American descent have the disease)...
15. India Summer India Summer Actress, Erotic Karma Slim, leggy, and sexy 5'5" brunette stunner India Summer was born Jody Jean Olson on April 26, 1976 in Des Moines, Iowa. She's of mixed Irish, German, English, and Native American descent. An only child growing up, Summer ran track and cross country in high school. She lost her virginity at age 17. Moreover...
16. Peter Hedges Peter Hedges Writer, What's Eating Gilbert Grape
17. Vivienne Osborne Vivienne Osborne Actress, Two Seconds
18. Shawn Crahan Shawn Crahan Soundtrack, Resident Evil Shawn Crahan has a wife named Chantel and 4 children: Alex, Gage, Gabrielle, and Simon. He has a side project called To My Surprise. His daughter Alex is currently working on an album. He founded the band Slipknot and has been leading it in the right direction ever since. The band has been nominated for 2 Grammies.
19. Sada Thompson Sada Thompson Actress, Indictment: The McMartin Trial Renowned and highly respected actress Sada Thompson has earned critical acclaim both on stage and TV for her noble, strong-minded matrons, but her more challenging and compelling work has come when her characters have displayed darker, more neurotic tones. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, she was the eldest of three children of magazine editor Hugh Woodruff Thompson and his wife Corlyss Gibson...
20. Phyllis Love Phyllis Love Actress, Friendly Persuasion Phyllis Anne Love was born in Des Moines, Iowa on December 21, 1925. She attended Roosevelt High School in Des Moines along with her close friend, Cloris Leachman. After performing in various local and regional drama productions, Love enrolled in the Actors Studio in New York in 1948. Her movie debut was a bit as a juvenile delinquent in the 1950 movie So Young So Bad...
21. Harriet Hilliard Harriet Hilliard Actress, Follow the Fleet Harriet Nelson will always have a secure place alongside Barbara Billingsley and Jane Wyatt in the "TV's Golden Age Mom Hall of Fame." For fourteen years, she, husband Ozzie Nelson, and their two boys, David Nelson and Ricky Nelson, were the quintessential role models of the '50s ideal nuclear family...
22. Nikki Sinn Nikki Sinn Actress, Swinging in the Rain Tall (5'8"), busty, and shapely brunette knockout Nikki Sinn was born on December 18, 1967 in Des Moines, Iowa. The daughter of a circus clown father and an aerial ballet acrobat mother, Sinn grew up on the road traveling with the circus all over America. Following her parents' divorce, Nikki settled in California to live with her father at age eleven...
23. Don Pugsley Don Pugsley Actor, The Rocketeer
24. Bill Bryson Bill Bryson Self, Bill Bryson: Notes from a Small Island Bill Bryson was born in Des Moines, Iowa in 1951. He settled in England in 1977 and lived in North Yorkshire for almost two decades. He now lives in Hanover, New Hampshire. His travel books are "The Lost Continent", "Neither Here Nor There", "Notes From a Small Island", "A Walk in the Woods", "I'm a...
25. Megan Hensley Megan Hensley Actress, The Crazies
26. Maggie Emma Thomas Maggie Emma Thomas Actress, The Parent Trap
27. Lolo Jones Lolo Jones Self, Episode #20.167
28. David Schlachtenhaufen David Schlachtenhaufen Actor, The Den
29. Ruth Kobart Ruth Kobart Actress, Dirty Harry
30. Frank Jenks Frank Jenks Actor, His Girl Friday Wavy-haired American character actor and musician Frank Jenks was the son of advertising man Frank Jenks and pianist Lillian Sadler. After his family settled in Los Angeles, he attended the University of Southern California. He learned to play trumpet, trombone and clarinet, but eventually dropped out of college and embarked on leading a band on the West Coast vaudeville circuit...
31. Bob Jellison Bob Jellison Actor, Hollywood at Last
32. Darrell Mapson Darrell Mapson Actor, The Bikini Carwash Company Mapson was raised in Minneapolis until the age of 13 and has been in California since. He went to Bullard High in Fresno and Bethany College in Scotts Valley. His film debut was in More American Grafitti as a draft protestor and has 30 years of acting since as a cop, sheriff, guard, detective, soldier...
33. Frances Cagney Frances Cagney Self, AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Cagney
34. Claire Dodd Claire Dodd Actress, Roberta She was born Dorothy Anne Dodd on December 29, 1908, in Des Moines, Iowa while her mother was on a trip. This did not appeal to her Southern pride so she said she was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, where she was actually raised. Her father was a doctor who abandoned her and her mother before she was ten years old...
35. Joey Jordison Joey Jordison Soundtrack, Resident Evil
36. Sid Wilson Sid Wilson Self, Disasterpieces
37. Jenny Kern Jenny Kern Actress, The Lake House
38. Carl Pitti Carl Pitti Actor, High Plains Drifter
39. Martin Spellman Martin Spellman Actor, Boys Town
40. Grant Monohon Grant Monohon Actor, Lady in the Water
41. Brian Bradley Brian Bradley Writer, Our Role Models
42. Halston Halston Costume and Wardrobe Department, God Told Me To Born Roy Frowick Halston on April 23, 1932 in Des Moines, Iowa, Halston was a product of America's heartland. He led a classic Iowa childhood playing in soap box derby races, fishing, visiting farms, and the like. Halston took an interest in sewing from his mother, and from an early age he showed a special interest in making hats...
43. Chris Fehn Chris Fehn Self, Disasterpieces
44. Scott Kirfman Scott Kirfman Actor, Backlash Scott Kirfman was born in Des Moines Iowa, and moved all over the United States growing up. He has seen good times, bad times, high rent, low rent, and almost every style of living. Along his way he has met a wide variety of great, terrible, interesting, and outrageous people. He grew up mainly in and around San Antonio...
45. Jesse Graves Jesse Graves Actor, Son of Ingagi
46. Angel Hart Angel Hart Actress, Penthouse - The World of Philip Mond
47. Babe London Babe London Actress, Scrambled Brains
48. Clarissa Doll Clarissa Doll Actress, City of Flesh
49. Valerie Leigh Bixler Valerie Leigh Bixler Actress, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
50. Chris Pirillo Chris Pirillo Actor, Call for Help Chris Pirillo was born in Des Moines, Iowa, to Joe and Judy Pirillo. Chris graduated from the University of Northern Iowa and was a middle school teacher in Texas for a short time. From 2001 to 2003, he hosted the TV series Call for Help. Pirillo hosted the annual Gnomedex technology conference from 2001 to 2010...
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