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1. Nicolas Cage Nicolas Cage Actor, Leaving Las Vegas Nicolas Cage was born in Long Beach, California, the son of comparative literature professor August Coppola (a brother of director Francis Ford Coppola) and dancer/choreographer Joy Vogelsang. He is of Italian (father) and German, English, and Polish (mother) descent. Cage changed his name early in his career to make his own reputation...
2. Ashley Benson Ashley Benson Actress, Spring Breakers Ashley Victoria Benson was born on December 18, 1989 in Anaheim Hills, California, to Shannon (Harte) and Jeff Benson. She has Irish, English, and German ancestry. She has been dancing competitively since she was 2 with hip hop, jazz, ballet, tap and lyrical. She has been singing since she was about 5 and she hopes to pursue that...
3. Tiffani Thiessen Tiffani Thiessen Actress, Pandemic Tiffani-Amber Thiessen was born on January 23, 1974, in Long Beach, California, USA, to Frank Thiessen, a park designer, and Robyn Ernest, a homemaker. She grew up in Long Beach with her parents and her brothers, professional cyclist Todd (b. 1968) and Schuyler (b. 1977). When Tiffani was 8, her uncle...
4. Scout Taylor-Compton Scout Taylor-Compton Actress, Halloween II Scout Taylor-Compton began acting with a featured role in the A.F.I. film A.W.O.L starring David Morse. Since then, her performances in seven independent films, over fifteen student films, and three music videos formed a firm foundation that led to her leading role in MGM's Sleepover...
5. Maitland Ward Maitland Ward Actress, White Chicks Maitland Ward (born Ashley Maitland Welkos, on February 3, 1977 in Long Beach, California). She began her career as "Jessica Forrester" on The Bold and the Beautiful, where she appeared for three years. From there, she guest-starred on Home Improvement. Maitland is also well-known as "Rachel McGuire" from the hit prime-time series, Boy Meets World. She starred on the ABC comedy for three years...
6. Michael Stuhlbarg Michael Stuhlbarg Actor, A Serious Man
7. Bo Derek Bo Derek Actress, Tommy Boy
8. Sally Kellerman Sally Kellerman Actress, MASH Sally Kellerman arrived quite young on the late 1950s film and TV scene with a fresh and distinctively weird, misfit presence. It is this same uniqueness that continues to makes her such an attractively offbeat performer today. The willowy, swan-necked, flaxen-haired actress shot to film comedy fame after toiling nearly a decade and a half in the business...
9. Snoop Dogg Snoop Dogg Self, Old School Snoop Dogg was born in Long Beach, California, to Beverly (Tate) and Vernell Varnado, who was a mail carrier and singer. His parents were both originally from Mississippi. He got his name from his mother, who jokingly remarked that he looked like the Peanuts character Snoopy. Snoop is known primarily for his achievements in the music industry...
10. Kayla Ewell Kayla Ewell Actress, The Demented
11. Heather Sossaman Heather Sossaman Actress, Unfriended Heather Sossaman is a California native actress known for her role as Laura Barns in Universal and Blumhouse picture's Unfriended. She began acting at a young age alongside her two sisters. Heather immediately landed small roles in popular shows like Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), for which she was hand-picked by producer Aaron Spelling when she was just ten years old...
12. Eva LaRue Eva LaRue Actress, Cries in the Dark Eva LaRue grew up in California. At the age of 6 she began her show-business career. She starred in television commercials and sang many "jingles" for them. She still often sings at sports events and any other opportunities that arise. Eva likes to ride horses and has shown horses for over a decade...
13. Meg Tilly Meg Tilly Actress, The Big Chill Mother Patricia was a teacher, and former stage actress, her father Harry (Chinese), a car salesman. In the mid 1960s her mother divorced and moved back to Texada Island, British Columbia, to live with Tilly's grandmother, and later the family moved to Victoria. Sister of actress Jennifer Tilly. Raised in British Columbia by her mother and step-father...
14. Michael Fishman Michael Fishman Actor, A.I. Artificial Intelligence Michael Fishman was born in Long Beach California. The middle of three children, older sister Robyn Fishman and brother Matthew Fishman. His father, Nelson, was a Jeweler and his mother, Darlene, a Nurse and Community College Professor. His acting career started on the iconic sitcom Roseanne between 1988-1997...
15. Clayton Snyder Clayton Snyder Actor, The Lizzie McGuire Movie Clayton was born in Long Beach Memorial Hospital of Long Beach, California. He is half German half Italian from his father Steve Snyder and mother Glenda Snyder, respectively, and the youngest of two half-brothers, Doug and Devin. Acting began when he received leading roles in his elementary school plays...
16. Walter Hill Walter Hill Producer, Aliens Hill was born in Long Beach, California and educated at Mexico City College and Michigan State University. He worked in oil drilling and construction in the 60s before becoming a 2nd assistant director in 1967. He has written and co-written screenplays, including several uncredited works. He has produced and directed films since 1975.
17. Anthony Zerbe Anthony Zerbe Actor, American Hustle Hailing from Long Beach, California, talented character actor Anthony Zerbe has kept busy in Hollywood and on stage since the late 1960s, often playing villainous or untrustworthy characters, with his narrow gaze and unsettling smirk. Zerbe was born May 20, 1936 in Long Beach, and served a stint in...
18. Michelle Phillips Michelle Phillips Soundtrack, Forrest Gump Michelle Phillips first became known as a member of the pop group The Mamas and the Papas. She sang the Mamas and Papas song "Dedicated To The One I Love" on a March 1987 episode of Knots Landing in her role as Anne Matheson. She is the mother of singer Chynna Phillips and ex-stepmother of actress Mackenzie Phillips.
19. Kami Cotler Kami Cotler Actress, The Homecoming: A Christmas Story
20. Shane Dawson Shane Dawson Actor, Not Cool Shane Dawson is a young actor from California who started out making videos on YouTube for hobby and eventually became one of the biggest stars of the popular video website. Today his channel is one of the most viewed and subscribed keeping a potential for a continued growth that still remains intact...
21. Kathy Garver Kathy Garver Actress, Sweet November Kathy was in born in Long Beach, California to Hayes and Rosemary Garver, joining her sister, Beverly, and brothers, Hayes, Jr. and Lance. During Ms. Garver's teenage years, Kathy added radio and stage to her burgeoning film and television career. Ms. Garver was a freshman majoring in speech at UCLA when she was tested for a television series entitled Family Affair...
22. Gary Graham Gary Graham Actor, Robot Jox
23. Brice Beckham Brice Beckham Actor, Between a Rock and a Cyberspace Brice is a talented young actor that began his acting career in school plays. He later went on to do voices in an assortment of radio commercials. Before appearing as "Wesley" on "Mr. Belvedere" he starred in an episode of "Alice". Brice also enjoys science, baseball, & video games in addition to his favorite hobby, drawing cartoons, at which he excels.
24. Lana Clarkson Lana Clarkson Actress, Scarface This beautiful, long-legged blonde actress was known to be a kind, intelligent and dependable actor with a comedic talent as well. She appeared in many American TV hits of the 1970s and 1980s, such as Three's Company, The Jeffersons, The New Mike Hammer, Riptide, Knight Rider, Who's the Boss?...
25. Karen Lorre Karen Lorre Actress, One Life to Live
26. Jonathan 'Lil J' McDaniel Jonathan 'Lil J' McDaniel Actor, Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board
27. Daphne Ashbrook Daphne Ashbrook Actress, Doctor Who
28. Joe Rokicki Joe Rokicki Actor, Jack Frost
29. Michelle Lee Michelle Lee Actress, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
30. Tom Wood Tom Wood Actor, The Fugitive
31. Celeste Yarnall Celeste Yarnall Actress, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Celeste Yarnall is an amazing woman of many talents who has been very successful in a diverse number of fields. There appears to be nothing she cannot do when she puts her mind to it. Apart from her initial career as model, spokesperson and actress, Celeste has also managed several talented screenwriters...
32. Reggie Bannister Reggie Bannister Actor, Phantasm Musician, Actor, Producer, Screenwriter, Activist - Referred to as "The Hardest Working Man in Horror," Reggie Bannister is known world wide for his starring role as the intrepid ice cream vendor-turned hero in the action-horror series, Phantasm I-IV. His career spans over 40 years in television, film and entertainment with a background that includes writing...
33. Michael Chambers Michael Chambers Actor, Breakin'
34. McKayla Maroney McKayla Maroney Self, McKayla Maroney/Boris Kodjoe/Jeff Musial/Naughty by Nature McKayla Maroney was born and raised in California. The daughter of Mike and Erin Maroney, she was home-schooled so that she could train as an elite gymnast. She started her senior career in 2011 at the age of 15. At that year's world championships, Maroney won gold medals in the team and vault competitions...
35. Michael Easton Michael Easton Actor, Machine Dreams: Part 1 Born in Long Beach, California to Irish parents, Michael Easton attended prep school in Ireland and England before studying English and history at the University of California and later, film at New York University. A man of many talents, Michael was the writer/producer/director/editor of the award winning festival film Daedalus Is Dead and he appeared in "The Door" at the Tamarind Theater...
36. Don Durant Don Durant Actor, A Piano in the House The "fastest gun in all the West" and the poster boy for "tall, dark and handsome:, Don Durant was best known for his title role in the CBS western series Johnny Ringo. Born Donald Allison Durae on November 20, 1932, in Long Beach, California, he spent some of his youth in Riverside as well as on a large cattle ranch in Elko...
37. Barbara Britton Barbara Britton Actress, One Life to Live Radiant to a tee, well-coiffed and well-dressed Barbara Britton looked like she stepped out of a magazine when she entered into our homes daily as the 'Revlon Girl' on 50s and 60s TV. She sparkled with the best of them and managed to capture that "perfect wife/perfect mother" image with, well, perfect poise and perfect grace...
38. Marjoe Gortner Marjoe Gortner Actor, Starcrash In his early career as the 4-year-old "World's Youngest Ordained Minister," Hugh Marjoe Ross Gortner became a 'Miracle Child' extraordinaire. Preaching gospel from memory and performing faith healings, he drew capacity crowds as he barnstormed throughout the Bible Belt. Marjoe (the name a combination...
39. Morgan J. Freeman Morgan J. Freeman Producer, Hurricane Streets In 1997, Morgan's debut feature, Hurricane Streets, became the first narrative film to win three awards at the Sundance Film Festival (Audience Award, Best Director, and Best Cinematography). It was bought by MGM/UA and distributed the following year. Born in Long Beach, California, Morgan received his BA in Film Studies in 1992 from UC Santa Barbara...
40. Robert Colbert Robert Colbert Actor, The Young and the Restless
41. Hal Landon Jr. Hal Landon Jr. Actor, The Artist
42. Renee Allman Renee Allman Actress, Port Charles
43. Glen A. Larson Glen A. Larson Writer, Battlestar Galactica Born on January 3, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, Glen A. Larson was the man behind some of the world's best-known prime-time television series. His highly successful productions (successful both financially and popularly, less often critically) include Knight Rider, The Fall Guy, Magnum, P.I....
44. Shane Baumel Shane Baumel Actor, Over the Hedge
45. Emma Degerstedt Emma Degerstedt Actress, The Jerusalem Duality
46. Logan Ramsey Logan Ramsey Actor, The Young and the Restless
47. Heather Hogan Heather Hogan Actress, The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure Born and raised in Long Beach, California, Heather first became interested in acting by tagging along with older brother Jeremy to auditions. Booking her first job at the age of five, she then began appearing in numerous theatre productions throughout Los Angeles and Orange County. Her love for theatre inspired her desire to attend the Orange County High School of Arts where she studied acting...
48. Anthony Keyvan Anthony Keyvan Actor, The Space Between
49. Linda Woolverton Linda Woolverton Writer, The Lion King Linda Woolverton was born in Long Beach, California, graduating from high school in 1969 and having been an honors student in her schools theater program. She enrolled at California State University, Long Beach, graduating with a BFA in Theater Arts in 1973. She worked full-time for a year in the entertainment division at Disneyland...
50. Jenni Rivera Jenni Rivera Self, Teletón XIV Jenny Dolores Rivera Saavedra (July 2, 1969 - December 9, 2012), better known as Jenni Rivera, was a Mexican-American singer known for her work within the banda and norteña music genres. She began recording in 1992, and her recordings often have themes of social issues, infidelity, and relationships...
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