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1. Mark Ruffalo Mark Ruffalo Actor, Shutter Island Mark Ruffalo was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to Marie Rose (Hebert), a stylist and hairdresser, and Frank Lawrence Ruffalo, a construction painter. His father's ancestry is Italian, and his mother is of half French-Canadian and half Italian descent. Mark moved with his family to Virginia Beach, Virginia...
2. Orson Welles Orson Welles Actor, Citizen Kane His father was a well-to-do inventor, his mother a beautiful concert pianist; Orson Welles was gifted in many arts (magic, piano, painting) as a child. When his mother died (he was nine) he traveled the world with his father. When his father died (he was fifteen) he became the ward of Chicago's Dr. Maurice Bernstein...
3. Don Ameche Don Ameche Actor, Cocoon Don Ameche was a versatile and popular American film actor in the 1930s and '40s, usually as the dapper, mustached leading man. He was also popular as a radio master of ceremonies during this time. As his film popularity waned in the 1950s, he continued working in theater and some TV. His film career...
4. Daniel J. Travanti Daniel J. Travanti Actor, Hill Street Blues The highly regarded actor Daniel J. Travanti was born Danielo Giovanni Travanty in the southeastern part of Wisconsin on March 7, 1940, but raised for a time in Iowa before returning to his native state. The youngest son of an American Motors auto worker, he showed both athletic and academic prowess in high school on both the football and debate teams...
5. Concetta Tomei Concetta Tomei Actress, Providence Character actress Concetta Tomei was born on December 30, 1945, and raised in her hometown of Kenosha, Wisconsin, the only child of a policeman who was a talented artist on the sly. She came from a long line of educators and was likely drawn to that career at an influential age. She attended the University of Wisconsin at Madison...
6. Rebecca Chulew Rebecca Chulew Actress, Mustang Island Rebecca Chulew was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1977. Shortly after her birth, her parents moved to Corpus Christi, Texas. Her parents owned a chain of furniture stores and Rebecca learned how to act by appearing in their television commercials. The commercials were later featured on The Onion A.V...
7. Sarah Deakins Sarah Deakins Actress, Greece Born in Kenosha, Wisconsin to British parents, multi award winning actor, writer, director Sarah Deakins spent the first year of her life in Chicago, until her parents decided to move to Canada. A graduate of the University of Victoria theatre program, Ms. Deakins has extensive stage and screen credits...
8. Al Molinaro Al Molinaro Actor, Happy Days Albert was born on June 24, 1919 to Raffaele Molinaro and Teresa Marrone. His father was born in Calabria, Italy and immigrated to the US when he was 15 years old and worked as a water boy with a railroad crew going west from New York. He ended up in Kenosha Wisconsin where he met and married Albert's mother Teresa on December 22...
9. Charlie Talbert Charlie Talbert Actor, Hap and Leonard
10. Jeff Cesario Jeff Cesario Writer, Jack Frost
11. Bert I. Gordon Bert I. Gordon Director, Empire of the Ants Bert I. Gordon, affectionately nicknamed "Mr. B.I.G." by Forrest J. Ackerman, produced, directed, and wrote more than twenty-five Sci/Fi and Horror features, such as The Magic Sword, The Amazing Colossal Man, Village of the Giants, The Cyclops, in addition to comedies such as How to Succeed with Sex. His film, The Food of the Gods, was awarded the Grand Prix du Festival International Du Paris Fantastique 1977.
12. John Stephenson John Stephenson Actor, Centurions
13. Charles Siebert Charles Siebert Actor, Trapper John, M.D. One of acting's more reliable performers from the 1970s through the early 1990s, Charles Siebert alternated between the live theater and film/television as both an actor and director. Born the eldest of four children in 1938 in Wisconsin, he started his career following journalism school at Marquette University and a stint in the U.S...
14. Nathan Greno Nathan Greno Actor, Tangled Nathan Greno was born in Kenosha, Wisc., on the southwestern shores of Lake Michigan. As a child, he developed a love for drawing, which quickly evolved into a passion for visual storytelling. Influenced by comic books and newspaper comic strips, he started filling tablets of paper full of sketches...
15. Erin Wagner Erin Wagner Self, America's Next Top Model
16. Richard Blake Richard Blake Actor, Dragonball: Evolution Richard Blake started out his acting career in the city of Chicago, IL. He attended Columbia College Chicago after high school. In addition to acting on stage as well as commercially, he modeled for such names as Abercrombie & Fitch, The Gap, Nike, and Calvin Klein. After joining the Screen Actors Guild...
17. Paul Sorensen Paul Sorensen Actor, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
18. Ryan Knight Ryan Knight Thanks, The Challenge
19. Jacqueline Fontaine Jacqueline Fontaine Actress, The Country Girl Joyce E. Romeo, the raven-haired daughter of Orlando and Emma Romeo of 5312 34th Avenue in Kenosha, Wisconsin, studied at the nearby McKinley Junior High School and the downtown Mary D. Bradford High School while simultaneously nurturing her dreams of performing before appreciative audiences. She made...
20. Edward F. Cline Edward F. Cline Director, One Week Edward "Eddie" Cline reputedly began his career in the film business as one of the Keystone Kops. The former vaudevillian appeared sporadically in films as an actor until 1922, but became increasingly active behind the camera as a gagman and scenario writer for Mack Sennett. From 1916 he worked on a steady stream of two-reelers...
21. Cameron Greco Cameron Greco Actor, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Cameron Christopher Lee Greco was born in Kenosha, WI, and lived there for 14 years before moving to Sarasota, Florida. He is the son of Jon and Renee Greco. Cameron began acting at the age of 11 after a talent scout at JRP witnessed his raw acting abilities at a commercial audition. Following a couple of small roles in short films such as The Mystique ...
22. Thom Bierdz Thom Bierdz Actor, The Young and the Restless
23. Jim Ameche Jim Ameche Actor, The Story of Mankind
24. Jim Rygiel Jim Rygiel Visual Effects, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Starting his career in 1980, Rygiel joined Pacific Electric Pictures, one of the earliest companies to employ computer animation for the advertising and film markets. In 1983, Rygiel's work took him to Digital Productions where he began work on The Last Starfighter, a film notable for its pioneering use of digital imaging in place of models...
25. April Blossom April Blossom Actress, Miles from Needles Gorgeous and voluptuous 5'6" auburn-haired stunner April Blossom was born Corine B. Glasman on November 2, 1982 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. After growing up in a small town, the striking green-eyed beauty eventually moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue a career in porn. April first began performing...
26. Nancy Berg Nancy Berg Actress, Fail-Safe Nancy Berg is the only child of Paul Axel Berg and Dorothy Esther (Schanock) Berg. On her father's side she is of Swedish descent. Paul Berg's grandfather, William Bernard Berg, was born April 23, 1838, in Osa, Jamtland, Sweden. He came to the United States in 1873, settled in Maple Ridge, Isanti County...
27. Rocky Faulkner Rocky Faulkner Makeup Department, Hancock
28. Tony Russel Tony Russel Actor, Wild, Wild Planet One of several American actors who migrated to Europe in the early 60s when their careers here weren't panning out, Antonio Pietro Russo was born in 1925 in Wisconsin of Italian immigrants. Brought up with a strong religious foundation, he developed an interest in acting at a relatively young age and...
29. Michael Phillips Michael Phillips Self, Siskel & Ebert
30. Danielle Franke Danielle Franke Actress, Green River After appearing in her first television spot at age 15, Danielle continued to work steadily in commercials and print in Milwaukee and Chicago throughout high school and college. A Wisconsin native, she graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a BA in Graphic Design, minor in Theater and Dance...
31. John Kishline John Kishline Actor, Public Enemies John Kishline was born in Kenosha, WI and has been a professional actor for 41 years. He has performed in 28 of the United States and in Holland, England, Wales, Ireland, Sweden, Germany, India and Japan. He has done 4 films, the most well known being Micahael Mann's, Public Enemies, in which he is the first fatality.
32. John Holland John Holland Actor, Defenders of the Law
33. Robert Schuch Robert Schuch Actor, Kill Me Again
34. Jo Ann Dearing Jo Ann Dearing Actress, Suburban Commando
35. Jason Ruffolo Jason Ruffolo Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Grimm
36. Douglas Rodgers Douglas Rodgers Actor, Never Love a Stranger
37. Holly Barrett Holly Barrett Stunts, The Dark Knight Holly Barrett was born and raised in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Parents Rell and Sandra Barrett are an integral part of her life. Holly grew up in a competitive environment and has always enjoyed the adrenaline rush associated with contact sports. This led her to play women's tackle football for the Wisconsin Riveters out of Kenosha...
38. Eric D. Johnson Eric D. Johnson Composer, Our Idiot Brother Eric D. Johnson is an American composer and singer-songwriter. He is best known as the front man and sole permanent member of the long-running and influential folk-rock band Fruit Bats, and for his work as a multi-instrumentalist with The Shins, Califone and Vetiver. Johnson began his scoring career...
39. Jason Johnston Jason Johnston Sound Department, Man of Steel
40. Louis Rugani Louis Rugani Self, In Chicago: A Jazz Documentary
41. Raymond Edward Johnson Raymond Edward Johnson Actor, Mr. Bell
42. Will Schaefer Will Schaefer Composer, Silver Linings Playbook An Emmy Award and Pulitzer Prize nominee composer, conductor, and arranger, Will Schaefer was educated at Mary D. Bradford High School in Kenosha (Distinguished Alumni Award), De Paul University (BM, Distinguished Alumni Award), and Northwestern University (MA and graduate work extending into study for a Doctor of Music degree)...
43. John Serpe John Serpe Director, The Happys
44. Alan Ameche Alan Ameche Self, The NFL's Greatest Games: '58 Championship
45. Lauren Willems Lauren Willems Miscellaneous Crew, Batman Begins
46. Flip Filippelli Flip Filippelli Art Department, Dirty Love
47. Tim Iaquinta Tim Iaquinta Director, Cast and Crew Award-winning producer ("Meritt Leming": Best Short Film [1996], Utah Short Film and Video Festival and Best Local Film [1996], Film Front Festival, Salt Lake City UT), director, stunt driver, actor, director of photography, lighting director, assistant director, production assistant, and president of TVI Productions...
48. Nick Van Exel Nick Van Exel Actor, Eddie
49. Gary Stella Gary Stella Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
50. Maria Tirabassi Maria Tirabassi Actress, The Doctor
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