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1. Colton Haynes Colton Haynes Actor, Unthinkable
2. Cassandra Peterson Cassandra Peterson Actress, Elvira: Mistress of the Dark Cassandra Peterson was born in Manhattan, Kansas, and grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She began her career at age 17 as the youngest showgirl in Las Vegas history in the show "Vive Les Girls" at the Dunes Hotel. After receiving advice from "The King" himself, Elvis Presley, she traveled to Europe where she pursued a career as a singer and actor...
3. Scott Foley Scott Foley Actor, Scream 3
4. Ellie Kemper Ellie Kemper Actress, 21 Jump Street
5. Kirstie Alley Kirstie Alley Actress, Look Who's Talking
6. Kevin G. Schmidt Kevin G. Schmidt Actor, The Butterfly Effect
7. Sarah Lancaster Sarah Lancaster Actress, Catch Me If You Can Lancaster was born in Overland Park, Kansas, where she grew up with her younger brother, Daniel. Her mother, Barbara, was a homemaker and her father, Michael, was in real estate. It was his job that led the family to Mission Viejo, California when Sarah was ten years old. Soon after the move to Southern California...
8. Eminem Eminem Soundtrack, 8 Mile Eminem was born Marshall Bruce Mathers III in St. Joseph, Missouri, to Deborah R. (Nelson) and Marshall Bruce Mathers, Jr., who were in a band together, Daddy Warbucks. He is of Eminem is of English, as well as some German, Scottish, and Swiss-German, ancestry. Marshall spent his early childhood being shoved back and forth from Kansas City and Detroit...
9. Annette Bening Annette Bening Actress, American Beauty Annette Bening was born on May 29, 1958 in Topeka, Kansas, the youngest of four children of Shirley (Ashley), a soloist and church singer, and Arnett Grant Bening, an insurance salesman. She has German and English ancestry. Her family moved to California when she was young, and she grew up there. She...
10. Eric Stonestreet Eric Stonestreet Actor, Almost Famous
11. Don Cheadle Don Cheadle Actor, Crash Don Cheadle was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 29, 1964. His childhood found him moving from city to city with his family: mother Bettye (North), a teacher, father Donald Frank Cheadle, Sr., a clinical psychologist, sister Dawn, and brother Colin. After graduating high school in Denver, Colorado...
12. Dennis Hopper Dennis Hopper Actor, Speed Multi-talented and unconventional actor/director regarded by many as one of the true "enfant terribles" of Hollywood who has led an amazing cinematic career for more than five decades, Dennis Hopper was born on May 17, 1936 in Dodge City, Kansas, to Marjorie Mae (Davis) and James Millard Hopper. The...
13. Denis O'Hare Denis O'Hare Actor, Dallas Buyers Club
14. R. Lee Ermey R. Lee Ermey Actor, Full Metal Jacket A talented character actor known for his military roles, Ronald Lee Ermey was in the United States Marine Corps for 11 years. He rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant, and later was bestowed the honorary rank of Gunnery Sergeant by the Marine Corps, after he served 14 months in Vietnam and later did two tours in Okinawa...
15. Chris Cooper Chris Cooper Actor, American Beauty Chris Cooper was born in Kansas City, Missouri, to Mary Ann (Walton), a homemaker, and Charles Sherwood Cooper, a cattleman and internist who served as a doctor in the US Air Force. His parents were from Texas, where Cooper was raised. Educated at the University of Missouri school of drama, Cooper appeared on Broadway in "Of the Fields Lately (1980)"...
16. Dianne Wiest Dianne Wiest Actress, Edward Scissorhands One of three children (she has two brothers, Greg and Don), Dianne Wiest was born on March 28, 1948 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Her mother, Anne Stewart (Keddie), was a nurse born in Auchtermuchty, Scotland, and her father, Bernard John Wiest, was a college dean and social worker, born in Pennsylvania...
17. Michael Massee Michael Massee Actor, Se7en
18. Bobb'e J. Thompson Bobb'e J. Thompson Actor, Role Models Kicking off an impressive career in front of the camera at the tender age of five, Bobb'e J. Thompson rose to fame as a child actor well before his teens, initially with a small but colorful and energetic supporting role as the pint-sized Tupac in My Baby's Daddy (2003). He subsequently appeared in television and film efforts such as "The Tracy Morgan Show" (2004)...
19. Jean Harlow Jean Harlow Actress, The Public Enemy Harlean Carpenter, who later became Jean Harlow, was born in Kansas City, Missouri, on March 3, 1911. She was the daughter of a successful dentist and his wife. In 1927, at the age of 16, she ran away from home to marry a young businessman named Charles McGrew, who was 23. The couple pulled up stakes and moved to Los Angeles...
20. Shirley Knight Shirley Knight Actress, As Good as It Gets Two time Academy Award® nominee, Golden Globe® Winner (3 time nominee), 2 time EMMY Winner (7 time nominee); As Good As it Gets, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Grandma's Boy Miss Knight was born in Gossell, Kansas the 5th of July 1936. She spent her young life in Mitchell, Kansas and later lived in Lyons, Kansas where she graduated from high school...
21. Columbus Short Columbus Short Actor, Accepted Born in Kansas City, Missouri on September 19, 1982, Columbus Keith Short, Jr., started entertaining, at the age of three, by putting on shows for his folks' enjoyment. Whether impersonating relatives, dancing or just making people laugh, everyone sensed something special about the boy. Fortunately...
22. Edward Asner Edward Asner Actor, Up Ed Asner is a television legend, the winner of seven acting Emmy Awards (which puts ties him with Mary Tyler Moore, both of whom rank second to their "Mary Tyler Moore Show" co-star, Cloris Leachman who has nine). In all, he has been nominated 20 times for an Emmy Award, with 17 nods for a Primetime Emmy and three for a Daytime award...
23. Dee Wallace Dee Wallace Actress, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial This attractive, happy go lucky blonde actress, educated at the University of Kansas and a former ballet soloist, first broke into both TV and cinema screens in the mid 1970s and through her appearances in several well remembered horror and sci-fi films, and Dee quickly gained a cult following amongst the fantasy film fans...
24. David A.R. White David A.R. White Actor, God's Not Dead David A.R. White comes from a small town outside of Dodge City, Kansas. He moved to L.A. when he was 19 to pursue his acting career. Six months after moving to L.A., David landed a recurring role, playing the best friend of Burt Reynolds son on the hit CBS series "Evening Shade" for three years. David then went on to guest appearances on such shows as: Coach...
25. Kari Wahlgren Kari Wahlgren Actress, Bolt
26. Buster Keaton Buster Keaton Actor, The General When, at six months, he tumbled down a flight of stairs unharmed, he was given the name "Buster" by Harry Houdini who, along with W.C. Fields, Bill Robinson ("Bojangles"), Eddie Cantor and Al Jolson shared headlines with "The Three Keatons": Buster, his father Joe Keaton and mother Myra Keaton...
27. Edie McClurg Edie McClurg Actress, Frozen Edie McClurg began her performing career at age five with the oxymoronic Kansas City Rhythm Kids. She retired when the dance teacher was arrested on a morals charge for "dating" the tall and lissome, yet underage, star dancer in the troupe. That girl's big number culminated with a back-bend where Edie drank a soda upside down (of course)...
28. Brandon Quintin Adams Brandon Quintin Adams Actor, The People Under the Stairs Best known for his role as "Zeke" in Michael Jackson's "Moonwalker", Brandon Quintin Adams has been involved in the business since he was a toddler. Appearing in commercials and print ads, was just the start of his career. At the age of 9, he landed his first television role as "Peter" in the NBC sitcom...
29. Darren E. Burrows Darren E. Burrows Actor, Amistad
30. William Shockley William Shockley Actor, RoboCop In 1986, while doing theatre in Dallas, Texas, Shockley was cast by Paul Verhoeven in the genre defining classic, Robocop. His next decision was simple. Sell everything and make the move. With a SAG card in his pocket, a few dollars in his wallet, and three boxes and a suitcase in his car, Shockley drove the long and winding road from Texas to California...
31. Robert Altman Robert Altman Director, Gosford Park Robert Altman was born on February 20th, 1925 in Kansas City, Missouri, to B.C. (an insurance salesman) and Helen Altman. He entered St. Peters Catholic school at the age six, and spent a short time at a Catholic high school. From there, he went to Rockhurst High School. It was then that he started exploring the art of exploring sound with the cheap tape recorders available at the time...
32. Travis Schuldt Travis Schuldt Actor, The Hitcher With a wide range of comedic and dramatic roles on television, film and the stage, Travis Schuldt is poised to become tomorrow's most exciting breakthrough story. Currently seen as Sarah Chalke's forgiving boyfriend, Keith, on NBC's hit comedy, Scrubs, Schuldt has quickly expanded the fan...
33. Jason Wiles Jason Wiles Actor, Zodiac Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Jason Wiles grew up in Lenexa, Kansas. Undecided after high school and having passed up the opportunity to play college football, he began to work for the local Parks and Recreation Department. A year later the movie Mr. & Mrs. Bridge came to Kansas City. It was then that Wiles began pursuing his interest in filmmaking by working on the set...
34. Nathan Darrow Nathan Darrow Actor, Chapter 14 Nathan Darrow's training and experience in the theater department at New York University has made him into a rapidly ascending star in the Kansas City theater circuit. In the past few years, he has built tremendous audience support and momentum as each of his stage performances have generated critical acclaim and positive word-of-mouth...
35. Eddie Griffin Eddie Griffin Actor, Undercover Brother
36. Lois Smith Lois Smith Actress, Twister
37. Johnny Yong Bosch Johnny Yong Bosch Actor, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie
38. Taryn Southern Taryn Southern Actress, Battle Los Angeles Taryn Southern is a writer, producer, actress, and TV host primarily known for her work in the online world. Referred in 2009 as 'a webutante extraordinaire' by Tubefilter.tv, Taryn's online videos and series have been seen by more than 100 million people and featured in People, Cosmopolitan, USA Today, Redbook, Maxim, CNN, MSNBC, FOX News, ABC, and more...
39. Billy Drago Billy Drago Actor, The Untouchables Drago is well-known for his villainous parts (leading or supporting), and he is renowned for his rugged yet scary looks and evil smile. He was born William Eugene Burrows in Hugoton, Kansas. He became interested in acting and took his mother's maiden name 'Drago' as a stage name. At first he worked as a stuntman in Kansas...
40. Todd Bosley Todd Bosley Actor, Jack
41. Michael McMillian Michael McMillian Actor, Dorian Blues
42. Lynn Cohen Lynn Cohen Actress, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
43. Kendall Schmidt Kendall Schmidt Actor, Big Time Movie
44. Lucinda Dickey Lucinda Dickey Actress, Breakin' Lucinda was part of the troupe when Solid Gold's third season began, and a short biography on her was included in press materials for the show. However, her stint was very brief -- so brief that most Solid Gold fans may not realize she actually danced on the show. Born and raised in Hutchinson, Kansas...
45. Katie Wright Katie Wright Actress, Idle Hands
46. Keili Lefkovitz Keili Lefkovitz Actress, Pain & Gain While known mostly for her film and TV work, Keili signed her first production deal in Summer '06 with SVP at Fremantle Media to develop a documentary sitcom she created with her two partners in Very Busy Productions. In Winter of '07, Very Busy partnered with Beacon Films on a scripted drama that she is producing as well...
47. Vivian Vance Vivian Vance Actress, The Great Race She was born Vivian Roberta Jones, with a brother and four sisters. After the family moved from Cherryvale to Independence, Kansas, she studied drama under Anna Ingleman and William Inge. Their next move, to Albuquerque, New Mexico brought her to the Albuquerque Little Theatre, which provided her the money she needed to study under Eva Le Gallienne in New York...
48. Tamara Feldman Tamara Feldman Actress, Hatchet
49. Julia Montgomery Julia Montgomery Actress, One Life to Live
50. Lyle Waggoner Lyle Waggoner Actor, Wizards of the Demon Sword This 60s and 70s TV heartthrob was the proverbial tall, dark and classically handsome actor. Completing the solid package was a great, muscular build, smooth charm, a perfect set of teeth and a marvelously resonant voice. Born in 1935 in Kansas City, Kansas, and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Lyle Waggoner...
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