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1. Chloë Grace Moretz Chloë Grace Moretz Actress, Kick-Ass Chloë Grace Moretz was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Teri (Duke), a nurse, and McCoy Lee Moretz, a plastic surgeon. She has four brothers, all older, including actor Trevor Duke-Moretz. Her ancestry is mostly German and English. Chloë's first two appearances were as Violet in two episodes of the series The Guardian...
2. Julia Roberts Julia Roberts Actress, Notting Hill Julia Fiona Roberts never dreamed she would become the most popular actress in America. She was born in Smyrna, Georgia, to Betty Lou (Bredemus) and Walter Grady Roberts, one-time actors and playwrights, and is of English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, German, and Swedish descent. As a child, due to her love of animals...
3. Dakota Fanning Dakota Fanning Actress, War of the Worlds Hannah Dakota Fanning was born on the 23rd of February 1994, in Conyers, Georgia, USA, to Heather Joy (Arrington) and Steven Fanning. Her mother played professional tennis, and her father, now an electronics salesman, played minor league baseball. She is of German, Irish, English, French, and Channel Islander descent...
4. Khary Payton Khary Payton Actor, The Walking Dead
5. Danielle Panabaker Danielle Panabaker Actress, The Flash Danielle Nicole Panabaker was born in Augusta, Georgia. Her younger sister, actress Kay Panabaker, starred in the TV series, Summerland(WB, 2004-05). Panabaker started acting at a summer camp, before joining community theater productions when she was 10-years-old. Panabaker moved to Naperville...
6. Frances Conroy Frances Conroy Actress, Six Feet Under Veteran stage actress Frances Conroy was introduced and encouraged by her parents to explore the elements of theater. Born in 1953 in Monroe, Georgia, she attended high school in Long Island and experienced classes at the Neighborhood Playhouse as a teenager. The pale, blue-eyed redhead also studied at Juilliard where she was taught by theater greats John Houseman and Marian Seldes...
7. Elle Fanning Elle Fanning Actress, Maleficent Mary Elle Fanning was born on the 9th of April 1998 in Conyers, Georgia, USA, to Heather Joy (Arrington) and Steven J. Fanning. Her mother played professional tennis, and her father, now an electronics salesman, played minor league baseball. She is of German, Irish, English, French, and Channel Islander descent...
8. Dianna Agron Dianna Agron Actress, Glee Dianna Elise Agron was born in Savannah, Georgia, to parents Ronald and Mary Agron. She grew up in a middle class family, in Savannah, before moving to Texas, and later, San Francisco, California, due to her father's career as a general manager for Hyatt. Dianna and her brother, Jason, were raised Jewish, and she graduated from Burlingame High School with honors...
9. Danny McBride Danny McBride Actor, Your Highness
10. Blair Redford Blair Redford Actor, The Gifted
11. Holly Hunter Holly Hunter Actress, The Incredibles Holly Hunter was born in Conyers, Georgia, to Opal Marguerite (Catledge), a homemaker, and Charles Edwin Hunter, a part-time sporting goods company representative and farmer with a 250 acre farm. She is the youngest of seven children. Her parents encouraged her talent at an early age, and her first acting part was as Helen Keller in a fifth-grade play...
12. Becca Tobin Becca Tobin Actress, Glee
13. Brittany Murphy Brittany Murphy Actress, King of the Hill Brittany Murphy was born Brittany Anne Bertolotti on November 10, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, to Sharon Kathleen Murphy and Angelo Joseph Bertolotti. Her father's ancestry is Italian, and her mother is of Irish and Slovak descent. Her father moved the family back to Edison, New Jersey as a native New Yorker and to be closer to other siblings from previous marriages...
14. AnnaLynne McCord AnnaLynne McCord Actress, 90210 AnnaLynne McCord is an American actress, writer, director and former model. Known for playing vixen-type roles. McCord first gained prominence in 2007 as the scheming Eden Lord on the FX television series Nip/Tuck, and as the pampered Loren Wakefield on the MyNetworkTV telenovela American Heiress...
15. Kim Basinger Kim Basinger Actress, L.A. Confidential Kim Basinger was born December 8, 1953, in Athens, Georgia, the third of five children. Both her parents had been in entertainment, her dad had played big-band jazz, and her mother had performed water ballet in several Esther Williams movies. Kim was introspective, from her father's side. As a schoolgirl...
16. Steven Soderbergh Steven Soderbergh Director, Ocean's Eleven Steven Andrew Soderbergh was born on January 14, 1963 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the second of six children of Mary Ann (Bernard) and Peter Soderbergh. His father was of Swedish and Irish descent, and his mother was of Italian ancestry. While he was still at a very young age, his family moved to Baton Rouge...
17. Robert Patrick Robert Patrick Actor, Terminator 2 Robert Hammond Patrick Jr. was born on November 5, 1958 in Marietta, Georgia, and raised in Columbus, Ohio, the eldest of five children. He attended the Bowling Green State University in Ohio, but dropped out after he took a drama course and became interested in acting. After leaving college, he took a job as a house painter and continued as such until a boating accident in Lake Erie in 1984...
18. Laurence Fishburne Laurence Fishburne Actor, The Matrix One of Hollywood's most talented and versatile performers and the recipient of a truckload of NAACP Image awards, Laurence John Fishburne III was born in Augusta, Georgia on July 30, 1961, to Hattie Bell (Crawford), a teacher, and Laurence John Fishburne, Jr., a juvenile corrections officer. His mother transplanted her family to Brooklyn after his parents divorced...
19. Laura Wiggins Laura Wiggins Actress, Rings
20. Bex Taylor-Klaus Bex Taylor-Klaus Actress, Voltron Bex Taylor-Klaus was born and raised in Atlanta, GA, a fourth generation Atlantan. She has two passions that she has pursued throughout her life: sports and acting. An all-around athlete, Bex played on her high school Varsity Softball team as a Freshman (Catcher & 3rd base). Bex's acting training started with Shakespeare in an after school program in the 3rd grade...
21. Megan Hayes Megan Hayes Actress, Future Man Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Megan Hayes knew from a young age, that entertaining would be her calling. Megan spent most of her youth either playing superhero, while in her Wonder Woman Underoos or looking like a boy in a dress. At 15 she discovered that an audience's laughter is a euphoric drug...
22. Tiffany Dupont Tiffany Dupont Actress, Murder in the First Tiffany Louise Dupont is an American actress known for her portrayal of Frannie Morgan on ABC Family's hit drama series Greek from 2007-2011 and most recently for her recurring role as feisty vlogger Serena Parrish on TNT's crime drama Murder in the First (2016) opposite Taye Diggs and Ian Anthony Dale...
23. Nikki Deloach Nikki Deloach Actress, Awkward.
24. Jeff Daniels Jeff Daniels Actor, The Martian Actor Jeff Daniels was born in Athens, Georgia, but was raised in Chelsea, Michigan. He is the son of Marjorie J. (Ferguson) and Robert Lee Daniels, who owned The Chelsea Lumber Company and was also mayor of Chelsea. Jeff attended Central Michigan University, but became involved in acting and dropped out to pursue a career as an actor...
25. David Cross David Cross Actor, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
26. Chandler Riggs Chandler Riggs Actor, The Walking Dead
27. Benjamin Walker Benjamin Walker Actor, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Benjamin Walker was born Benjamin Walker Davis in Georgia, and was raised in Cartersville, GA, the son of Jeannine (Walker), a music teacher, and Greg Davis, who worked in finance and owned a movie rental store. He has one older brother. Walker was educated at Cartersville High School in Georgia and the Interlochen Arts Academy in Traverse City...
28. Johanna Braddy Johanna Braddy Actress, Easy A Johanna is known for her work in Greek, Video Game High School and Paranormal Activity 3. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, she began her career in the arts, working with The Atlanta Workshop Players, a performing arts company. Classically-trained singer Braddy initially planned to pursue a career in opera. After booking recurring roles on Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Riches...
29. Ed Helms Ed Helms Actor, The Hangover
30. Barbara Leigh Barbara Leigh Actress, Junior Bonner
31. Desmond Harrington Desmond Harrington Actor, Dexter Desmond Harrington was raised in the Bronx New York. Prior to acting Desmond attended Manhattan college briefly, worked as a laborer, landscaper, a cold caller at a brokerage firm, and finally a bartender in Manhattan, where a co-worker invited him to attend an acting class. Harrington landed his first role in Luc Besson's The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc.
32. Katelyn Nacon Katelyn Nacon Actress, The Walking Dead Katelyn Nacon was born June 11, 1999 in Atlanta, Georgia USA, daughter of Mark and Natalie Nacon, is recurring on the #1 cable television show, AMC series, The Walking Dead. Katelyn portrays the quiet and mysterious teenager Enid, whom Carl (played by Chandler Riggs) meets shortly after arrival in the safe zone of Alexandria...
33. Ray McKinnon Ray McKinnon Writer, Rectify Ray McKinnon is a writer, actor, director and producer. He served from 2012 through 2016 as creator, showrunner, writer and director of the Peabody Award winning, Sundance TV series, "Rectify." As an actor, McKinnon has created a canon of unforgettable, offbeat and richly textured characters. In a career spanning two decades...
34. Caitlin Carmichael Caitlin Carmichael Actress, Wheelman
35. Stephen Dorff Stephen Dorff Actor, Blade Stephen Dorff was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Nancy and Steve Dorff, a composer. Chosen from over 2000 young men from around the world, he auditioned and won the coveted role of "PK" in John G. Avildsen's The Power of One in 1992, starring opposite Morgan Freeman, John Gielgud and Fay Masterson. For his performance...
36. Chris Tucker Chris Tucker Actor, Silver Linings Playbook At one point in time, Chris Tucker was the highest paid actor in Hollywood. Tucker was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Mary Louise (Bryant) and Norris Tucker, who owned a janitorial service. After graduating from high school, Tucker made a change to move to Hollywood from Georgia to pursue a career in show business...
37. Lindsey Morgan Lindsey Morgan Actress, The 100 As one of the most popular up and coming Latina actresses in the business, Lindsey Morgan has built an extensive resume between her work in television and film. She currently stars as series regular, Raven Reyes, on The CW's popular scifi drama "The 100." Born in Georgia, and raised in Texas, this half-Irish...
38. Spike Lee Spike Lee Director, Malcolm X Spike Lee was born Shelton Jackson Lee on March 20, 1957, in Atlanta, Georgia. At a very young age, he moved from pre-civil rights Georgia, to Brooklyn, New York. Lee came from artistic, education-grounded background; his father was a jazz musician, and his mother, a schoolteacher. He attended school in Morehouse College in Atlanta and developed his film making skills at Clark Atlanta University...
39. Robyn Lively Robyn Lively Actress, The Karate Kid Part III
40. Sutton Foster Sutton Foster Actress, Younger
41. Raven-Symoné Raven-Symoné Self, The View Raven-Symoné Pearman was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Lydia (Gaulden) and Christopher Pearman. At a young age, she moved to New York. While there Raven signed with the Ford Modeling Agency. They sent her out on a audition for a movie called Ghost Dad, which also starred the legendary Bill Cosby...
42. Stacy Keach Stacy Keach Actor, American History X Stacy Keach has played to grand success a constellation of the classic and contemporary stage's greatest roles, and he is considered a pre-eminent American interpreter of Shakespeare. His SRO run as "King Lear" at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. received the best reviews any national leader has earned in that town for decades...
43. China Anne McClain China Anne McClain Actress, Descendants 2 China Anne McClain comes from an artistic family. Her father, Michael McClain, is a music producer, vocalist, writer and sound engineer. His first production was on Beyonce's younger sister, Solange Knowles (Solo Star CD - track no.16 entitled Sky Away). China Anne's mother, Shontell, is also a vocalist and songwriter...
44. Scott Wilson Scott Wilson Actor, Monster One chillingly infamous screen role for Scott Wilson in 1967 set the tone for an actor who went on to prove himself an invaluable character player for the past five decades. The Georgia-born native (Atlanta born and raised) was awarded a basketball scholarship following high school at Georgia's Southern Tech University to study architecture...
45. Carrie Preston Carrie Preston Actress, Claws Born and raised in Macon, Georgia, where her mother was an artist and art therapist while her dad was a geo-technical engineer, a young Carrie Preston discovered her true calling in life lay in performing arts. At the age of 12, she became the impresario of her own front-yard theater company as producer, writer, casting director, costumer, director - and of course, actress...
46. Omari Hardwick Omari Hardwick Actor, Power Born "Omari Latif Hardwick," he grew up in Decatur, Georgia. Hardwick's parents gave him a name to set a precedent, "Omari" meaning "most high," and "Latif" meaning "gentle." He shares, "I in no way believe that I am the highest or most high, but I feel like my name gives me something to strive for." Growing up...
47. Joelle Carter Joelle Carter Actress, Justified Joelle Carter can be seen in such feature cult favorites as High Fidelity and American Pie 2, and indies, Swimming and Lisa Picard is Famous (2000). In addition, Carter has starred in numerous television projects, including the controversial series, Wonderland, created by Peter Berg (Friday Night Lights)...
48. Kelli Giddish Kelli Giddish Actress, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
49. Daniel Newman Daniel Newman Actor, The Dark Knight Rises Daniel Newman was born in Atlanta, Georgia and grew up in a small rural farm town outside the city. He briefly studied at Yale University before moving to Brooklyn, NY. In New York Daniel was a struggling musician for awhile, traveling and gigging with his band around the city and around the east coast...
50. Brian Baumgartner Brian Baumgartner Actor, The Office
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