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1. Taylor Lautner Taylor Lautner Actor, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 Taylor Daniel Lautner was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan to parents, Deborah, a software company worker, and Daniel Lautner, a pilot for Midwest Airlines. He, and younger sister Makena, were raised in a well-mannered, Roman Catholic household in Hudsonville, Michigan. At the age of six, Taylor began studying martial arts at Fabiano's Karate School and he...
2. Andy Richter Andy Richter Self, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Andy Richter was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the second of four children of Glenda (Palmer), a kitchen cabinet designer, and Laurence R. Richter, who taught Russian at Indiana University. He was raised in Yorkville, Illinois. His parents divorced when he was four. Richter attended the University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign and then moved to Chicago's Columbia College to study film...
3. Shawn Christian Shawn Christian Actor, One Life to Live
4. Eric Allan Kramer Eric Allan Kramer Actor, American Wedding
5. Paul Schrader Paul Schrader Writer, Taxi Driver Although his name is often linked to that of the "movie brat" generation (Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, Brian De Palma, etc.) Paul Schrader's background couldn't have been more different than theirs. His strict Calvinist parents refused to allow him to see a film until he was 18...
6. Stacy Haiduk Stacy Haiduk Actress, A Perfect Stranger
7. Anthony Kiedis Anthony Kiedis Soundtrack, The Fighter Anthony Kiedis is a singer with the hugely successful alternative rock - funk rock - band Red Hot Chili Peppers, the other members being Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, and Chad Smith. Red Hot Chili Peppers have scored five top-five albums in the UK and America, and have sold over sixty million records worldwide since their formation in 1983...
8. Brittany O'Neil Brittany O'Neil Actress, The Forbidden Dimensions
9. Jackie Swanson Jackie Swanson Actress, Lethal Weapon
10. Matt Keeslar Matt Keeslar Actor, Scream 3 At eighteen, Matt Keeslar moved from Adrian, Michigan to New York City to attend the Juilliard School of Drama. The Juilliard faculty had selected him to fill one of twenty spots in "Group 24", the twenty-forth class to participate in Juilliard's rigorous acting program. Along with the group projects Matt performed at Juilliard...
11. Toni Trucks Toni Trucks Actress, Ruby Sparks
12. Elizabeth Wilson Elizabeth Wilson Actress, The Graduate Elizabeth Wilson was born April 4, 1921, in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Marie Ethel and Dunning Wilson. She attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, and studied with Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse. Elizabeth's debut film appearance was an uncredited role in Notorious...
13. Paul Walter Hauser Paul Walter Hauser Actor, Dee Reynolds: Shaping America's Youth
14. Ray Teal Ray Teal Actor, Judgment at Nuremberg Most familiar to TV audiences as no-nonsense Sheriff Roy Coffee on the long-running western series Bonanza, Ray Teal was one of the most versatile character actors in the business. In his almost 40-year career he played everything from cops to gunfighters to sheriffs to gangsters to a judge at the Nuremberg War Crimes trials...
15. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Self, WrestleMania XXIV
16. Kim Zimmer Kim Zimmer Actress, One Life to Live
17. Colleen O'Shaughnessey Colleen O'Shaughnessey Actress, Toy Story 3
18. Christopher Curry Christopher Curry Actor, Starship Troopers
19. James T. Callahan James T. Callahan Actor, Return of the Living Dead III
20. Jess Walton Jess Walton Actress, The Peace Killers
21. Chris Van Allsburg Chris Van Allsburg Writer, Jumanji
22. Jessica Rich Jessica Rich Actress, Sex Love and Lies A native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, actress & television host - Jessica Rich has been in love with entertainment since her father worked hand-in-hand with Great Aunt Patti LaBelle under her management company PAZ. Watching her Aunt shoot for the stars and reach them inspired Rich to herself aim for success within the industry...
23. Kiff VandenHeuvel Kiff VandenHeuvel Actor, Nightcrawler Kiff VandenHeuvel is originally from Grand Rapids, MI and is an alumni of The Second City comedy theatre. Kiff is an accomplished improviser and sketch comedy director, and he teaches voiceover, improv and directing at Second City Hollywood. Kiff has appeared in hundreds of TV and radio commercials...
24. Blackie Dammett Blackie Dammett Actor, Lethal Weapon He was married to Peggy - real name Margaret - and they divorced when their son Anthony was young. Blackie has two children - Anthony who was born in 1962, and James, who was born in 1991. He lived in Los Angeles for many years and whilst living there, he changed his name from John Kiedis to Blackie Dammett...
25. Lorna Gray Lorna Gray Actress, The Man They Could Not Hang Born Virginia Pound, Lorna Gray was "discovered" by a Columbia Pictures agent while modeling in a fashion show. She was given a screen test, and Columbia was impressed enough to sign her to a contract (it was at this time that she was given the name "Lorna Gray", which she kept until 1945, when she changed it to "Adrian Booth")...
26. James Toney James Toney Actor, Ali
27. Derrex Brady Derrex Brady Actor, S1m0ne Derrex, a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, began his career performing in the musical group Project X, which recorded its debut album for Interscope Records. Brady got the chance to showcase both his musical and acting talents in the lead role in the independent film "The Others." He portrayed an adolescent drummer teetering on the edge of insanity...
28. Antonia Franceschi Antonia Franceschi Actress, Grease Antonia Franceschi was born in Ohio, on 30th March 1960 but raised in New York City. Antonia started her career performing in 'Grease' and then playing a lead in "Fame" Hilary Van Doren. She was then chosen by George Balanchine for The New York City Ballet. Prior to that she danced in Markarova and Company partnered by Sir Anthony Dowell...
29. El DeBarge El DeBarge Soundtrack, The 40-Year-Old Virgin
30. Zoe Anderson Zoe Anderson Actress, Christmas Carol
31. Brian Vander Ark Brian Vander Ark Actor, Rock Star Brian Vander Ark is the lead singer and principal songwriter for The Verve Pipe. The band has sold more than 3 million albums worldwide and produced a string of hit singles, including the #1 song 'The Freshmen.' Since the success of 'The Freshmen', Brian has released 4 solo albums, 2 Verve Pipe children's album, and a 2 holiday CDs. The Verve Pipe released their 6th album "Overboard" in 2014...
32. Harry O'Connor Harry O'Connor Stunts, The Perfect Storm
33. Phillips Holmes Phillips Holmes Actor, The Criminal Code A future in movies for this fair-haired, fresh-faced young adult of the 1930s was by no means certain at the time of his untimely death in a mid-air plane collision. Hints of the All-American leading man promise Phillips Holmes managed to convey during the early to mid decade, particularly in the film adaptation of Theodore Dreiser 's novel An American Tragedy...
34. Michael De Vries Michael De Vries Actor, Four Women and a Funeral
35. Cory Assink Cory Assink Actor, The Parcel Tall, handsome, and charming American film and television actor Cory Assink is probably best known for his tenured commercial success, including multiple Super Bowl appearances and working repeatedly with Hollywood's top directors. Born Cory Scott Assink on Sept 25, 1977 in Grand Rapids, MI, USA, he is the second of four siblings...
36. Del Shannon Del Shannon Soundtrack, Good Will Hunting Born Charles Westover in Coopersville, Michigan, on December 30, 1934, rocker Del Shannon claimed legendary country-western singer Hank Williams as an early influence, but his first record was unadulterated rock: the classic "Runaway" in 1961, highlighted by Shannon's falsetto and keyboardist Max Crook's wailing Musitron (an invention of his)...
37. Blair Wingo Blair Wingo Actress, Lois's Birthday
38. Todd Edwards Todd Edwards Writer, Hoodwinked!
39. Ron Hale Ron Hale Actor, General Hospital
40. Ford Beebe Ford Beebe Writer, African Treasure
41. Leonard Schrader Leonard Schrader Writer, The Man Who Stole the Sun He and his brother, Taxi Driver screenwriter Paul Schrader, were born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Their family, of the Dutch Calvinist religious sect, forbade them to see any movies in their youth. Paul was quoted as saying, "That was a church edict. What they called worldly amusements were prohibited." It wasn't until he was in college in the 1960s that Schrader saw his first movie...
42. James DeBarge James DeBarge Self, The DeBarge Family
43. Thienchai Jayasvasti Jr. Thienchai Jayasvasti Jr. Actor, Maid
44. Rachel White Rachel White Actress, Offspring Rachel grew up in a small suburb of Grand Rapids, Michigan, where she was involved in gymnastics, karate, and dance. In middle school, she twice played "Wendy 'Weenie' Weinerman" in Attack Of The Pom-Pom Zombies. Rachel also appeared as one of the blind girls (Georgia-Anne) from Anne Sullivan's classroom in The Miracle Worker (the story of Helen Keller)...
45. Richard Murphy Richard Murphy Actor, The Perfect Date
46. James Kirkwood James Kirkwood Actor, A Corner in Wheat A veteran stage actor, James Kirkwood entered films in 1909 as an actor and was soon playing leads in many of D.W. Griffith's early pictures. He turned to directing in 1912, and by 1914 was the favorite director of Mary Pickford, with whom he made nine films; he also co-starred in three of them...
47. William Dufty William Dufty Writer, Lady Sings the Blues
48. Kelsey Poe Kelsey Poe Self, Episode #19.1 By day a school counselor, by night an advocating blogger, Kelsey Poe creates a paradoxical world by expanding her horizons. Kelsey's personal story is as dynamic as her personality. Having lost her spouse at age 27, Kelsey pursues a platform to promote advocacy for the bereaved. She pushes the "life" agenda: every day should be about challenging oneself to become better...
49. Ben Kuzniar Ben Kuzniar Actor, Stranded Ben Kuzniar was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan to parents, Gary and Gail Kuzniar. The youngest of three children, Ben grew up and flourished at all kinds of sports at Allendale High School. After high school, Ben attended Grand Valley State University where he received a teaching degree in secondary education...
50. Kristi Love Kristi Love Actress, Shades of Hades
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