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1. Malcolm-Jamal Warner Malcolm-Jamal Warner Actor, Fool's Gold Emmy-nominated actor and director Malcolm-Jamal Warner was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was named after Malcolm X and legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal. Warner first rose to national prominence by starring on the celebrated and long-running classic television series "The Cosby Show."...
2. Nathan Lane Nathan Lane Actor, The Lion King
3. Christina Milian Christina Milian Actress, American Pie
4. Derek Luke Derek Luke Actor, Antwone Fisher
5. Paul Gleason Paul Gleason Actor, Die Hard Character actor Paul Gleason has been adept at playing tough guys and white collar sleaze bags in motion pictures since the early 1960s, making his film debut in Winter A-Go-Go. Gleason has made a name for himself portraying these unlikeable characters in films. A native of Jersey City, New Jersey...
6. Tracey Walter Tracey Walter Actor, The Silence of the Lambs
7. Norman Lloyd Norman Lloyd Actor, Dead Poets Society Norman Lloyd was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, to Sedia and Max Lloyd. His family was Jewish. He began his acting career in the theater, first "treading the boards" at Eva Le Gallienne's Civic Repertory in New York. Aspiring to work as a classical repertory player, he gradually shed his Brooklyn accent...
8. Nancy Sinatra Nancy Sinatra Soundtrack, Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Nancy Sandra Sinatra was born the first child of Frank Sinatra and Nancy Sinatra on June 8, 1940 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Her first television appearance was with her father and Elvis Presley in 1959. She first appeared as a film actress in For Those Who Think Young and Get Yourself a College Girl. Nancy appeared alongside Elvis in the musical comedy Speedway...
9. Richard Conte Richard Conte Actor, The Godfather Richard Conte was born Nicholas Richard Conte on March 24, 1910, in Jersey City, New Jersey, the son of an Italian-American barber. The young Conte held a variety of jobs before becoming a professional actor, including truck driver, Wall Street clerk and singing waiter at a Connecticut resort. The gig as a singing waiter led to theatrical work in New York...
10. Zakk Wylde Zakk Wylde Soundtrack, V for Vendetta
11. Frank Sinatra Jr. Frank Sinatra Jr. Self, Cool World
12. Susan Flannery Susan Flannery Actress, The Towering Inferno
13. Philip Bosco Philip Bosco Actor, My Best Friend's Wedding Worked as a carnival worker and a trailer truck driver before becoming an actor. His parents were Philip Lupo Bosco (a carnival worker) and Margaret Raymond Thek Bosco (a policewoman). Graduated from Saint Peter's Prep School, 1948. Graduated from the Catholic University of America, A.B. 1957. Served as a private in the U.S...
14. Flip Wilson Flip Wilson Self, Episode #3.4
15. Ozzie Nelson Ozzie Nelson Actor, Tutti-Frutti Ice Cream This preeminent sitcom dad of the 50s had already started things off studying law when he decided to put together a dance band in the 20s on the sly. The band was so successful that he never looked back -- his love for entertaining completely took over. The New Jersey-born performer made a living for a time playing hotels and casinos on the East coast...
16. Karl Held Karl Held Actor, That Darn Cat!
17. Elizabeth Allen Elizabeth Allen Actress, Donovan's Reef
18. Anthony DeSando Anthony DeSando Actor, One Life to Live
19. Jackie Barnett Jackie Barnett Writer, Episode #4.10 Composer, author, producer and director who wrote all the songs for Jimmy Durante since 1949, including Jimmy's closing theme "Goodnight, Goodnight, Goodnight". Jack was educated at New York University. He wrote, produced and directed the Las Vegas nightclub shows "Newcomers of 1928" and "Playgirls"...
20. Joseph Sargent Joseph Sargent Director, Something the Lord Made
21. Jack Betts Jack Betts Actor, Spider-Man
22. Michael Rodrick Michael Rodrick Actor, Under Hellgate Bridge Known best for his intensity and emotional vulnerability, "as convincing in his long slow burns as in his explosions of anger" (Amy Taubin, Village Voice), Michael Rodrick first caught audiences' attention with Tim McCann's independent feature Desolation Angels (Winner, International Critic's Prize...
23. Sam Coppola Sam Coppola Actor, Saturday Night Fever
24. Cliff Osmond Cliff Osmond Actor, The Fortune Cookie
25. Marilyn McCoo Marilyn McCoo Self, The 5th Dimension Traveling Sunshine Show
26. Paul Guilfoyle Paul Guilfoyle Actor, The Grapes of Wrath American character actor. Upon his entry into films in 1930, he was typecast as a weakling or criminal type. He received great acclaim for his role as Garth Esdras, the haunted and hunted accessory to murder in Winterset. Memorable as the weaselly convict who tries to kill James Cagney at Steve Cochran's behest...
27. Vincent Guastaferro Vincent Guastaferro Actor, Homicide Vincent Guastaferro is a well known established character actor who's body of work spans 35 years. His range of credits include studio features to low budge indie films, series regulars to web series, and Broadway to Waiver Theater. Vinny believes it is an honor and privilege to meet other actors with varied levels of experience and/or fame, even celebrity...
28. Allan Arkush Allan Arkush Director, The Temptations
29. Norma Talmadge Norma Talmadge Actress, Going Straight Norma Talmadge was born on May 26, 1895, in Jersey City, New Jersey. The daughter of an unemployed alcoholic and his wife, Norma did not have the idyllic childhood that most of us yearn for. Her father left the family on Christmas Day and his wife and three daughters had to fend for themselves. Her mother...
30. Phyllis Newman Phyllis Newman Actress, One Life to Live
31. Robert Nadir Robert Nadir Actor, Mad Love He married his wife, former The Love Boat star Lauren Tewes in 1996. Seemingly healthy, in 1997, he suddenly became fatigued while acting in a play. Then while auditioning for a radio commercial, he tripped over a word so badly that the producer thought he was drunk. In January 1998, Bob was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
32. Danny Dayton Danny Dayton Actor, Ed Wood
33. Vincent J. Guastini Vincent J. Guastini Make-Up Department, Dogma Born in Jersey City, New Jersey October 7, 1963, he started his own Special Make-up effects company at the age of 22, specializing in prosthetics and creature effects, design, and animatronics. The film that was a big influence on his life was John Carpenter's remake of Howard Hawks film The Thing; the film had an effect that changed Vincent's life...
34. Victor Kilian Victor Kilian Actor, The Ox-Bow Incident American character actor of gruff demeanor who played in dozens of films through the Thirties and Forties. A native of New Jersey, he was a wagon driver for his father's laundry business before joining a vaudeville company. He played in stock and touring companies, then was cast in the Walter Huston production of 'Desire Under the Elms' on Broadway...
35. John Calley John Calley Producer, The Da Vinci Code Calley was born the son of a car salesman in Jersey City, New Jersey, and attended Columbia University before briefly serving in the Army. At NBC, he started in the mail room and moved up through the ranks from from 1951-57 in a still-young TV industry, from sale and production before settling in as director of nighttime programming...
36. Americus Abesamis Americus Abesamis Actor, Let's Be Cops
37. Jim McMahon Jim McMahon Self, Johnny Be Good Mac attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah from 1977-1981 and played quarterback for their football team. In '80 and '81 he was an All American and led the nation in passing and total offense. While playing college football he set 71 NCAA records. Jim played in the NFL for fifteen years for seven different teams: Chicago Bears...
38. Richard Kuklinski Richard Kuklinski Self, The Iceman Tapes: Conversations with a Killer
39. Basil Ruysdael Basil Ruysdael Actor, 101 Dalmatians
40. Charles Quinlivan Charles Quinlivan Actor, Seven Guns to Mesa
41. Dennis James Dennis James Self, The Price Is Right
42. Taryn Thomas Taryn Thomas Actress, Camp Cuddly Pines Powertool Massacre
43. E. Duke Vincent E. Duke Vincent Producer, And the Band Played On
44. Patrick Barnitt Patrick Barnitt Actor, Coffin He is also a jazz singer and appeared as "The Crooner" in the award winning Los Angeles musical "Shag with a Twist". His debut record, "When the Time is Right" was released in 2001 and is a collection of standards from the great American songbook. He appears in venues all over Los Angeles.
45. Dolores 'Pickles' Dries Dolores 'Pickles' Dries Actress, A League of Their Own
46. Jesse Hlubik Jesse Hlubik Actor, I Know Who Killed Me
47. Reena Dutt Reena Dutt Producer, June, Adrift Reena Dutt was born in Jersey City, raised in Charlotte, NC and Chandler, AZ. Her father is an engineer and her mother an artist. She trained in the Meisner Technique at the Wiliam Esper Studio in New York City with Terry Knickerbocker. She has had the honor of working with Albert Brooks, Henry Winkler, and Kelsey Grammer, to name a few...
48. Lisa Jackson Lisa Jackson Self, The Models Go Green
49. Ed Moran Ed Moran Actor, Brooklyn's Finest
50. Skip O'Brien Skip O'Brien Actor, Liar Liar
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