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1. Ralph Macchio Ralph Macchio Actor, The Karate Kid Ralph George Macchio was born on November 4, 1961 in Huntington, Long Island, New York. He started out in various TV commercials in the late 1970s before appearing in the puerile comedy movie Up the Academy, then a regular role in 1980 on the television series Eight Is Enough followed by a decent performance...
2. Melissa Joan Hart Melissa Joan Hart Actress, Drive Me Crazy Melissa grew up in Sayville, New York. Her acting career started at the age of four, when she did a commercial for a bathtub toy called Splashy. Her mother, Paula Hart, has been her agent from the beginning. Melissa is the oldest of eight children, some from her mother's second marriage. Six sisters...
3. Tatyana Ali Tatyana Ali Actress, National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze On January 24, 1979, Tatyana Marisol Ali was born to Sonia, who was a nurse from Panama, and Sheriff Ali, a retired police officer from Trinidad. At the age of four she started singing and got a taste of fame when she begged her mother to take her to an audition for Sesame Street. She went on to perform in many productions in her native city...
4. William Fichtner William Fichtner Actor, The Dark Knight A small-town guy with a big heart, William Fichtner has been captivating the hearts of Western New Yorkers for decades. Bill was born in 1956 on Long Island, New York, to Patricia A. (Steitz) and William E. Fichtner. He is of German and Irish descent. Fichtner was raised in Cheektowaga, and graduated from Maryvale High School in 1974...
5. Alec Baldwin Alec Baldwin Actor, Beetlejuice Raven-haired, suavely handsome and prolific actor Alec Baldwin was born on April 3, 1958 in Massapequa, New York, and is the oldest, and easily the best-known, of the four Baldwin brothers in the acting business (the others are Stephen Baldwin, William Baldwin and Daniel Baldwin). Baldwin is the son of Carol Newcomb (Martineau) and Alexander Rae Baldwin...
6. Christopher Masterson Christopher Masterson Actor, American History X
7. Billy Crystal Billy Crystal Actor, Monsters, Inc. Billy Crystal was born on March 14, 1948 in Long Beach, Long Island, New York. He is the youngest of three sons born to Helen (Gabler) and Jack Crystal. His father was a well-known concert promoter who co-founded Commodore Records and his mother was a homemaker. His family were Jewish immigrants from Russia...
8. Lindsay Sloane Lindsay Sloane Actress, Horrible Bosses Admitting to her own lively nature as a child, Sloane took up acting as an outlet for her energy. She developed a real love for the art and signed with an agent at the tender age of 8. Sloane was a television series regular on Mr. Rhodes and had a recurring role on The Wonder Years. She has also appeared on Dharma & Greg...
9. Talia Shire Talia Shire Actress, Rocky
10. Danny Masterson Danny Masterson Actor, Yes Man
11. Telly Savalas Telly Savalas Actor, On Her Majesty's Secret Service Son of Greek immigrants. Soldier during World War II. Studied psychology. Worked as journalist for ABC News. The bald-headed actor played character roles, often as sadistic or psychotic types. He became a TV favorite in the 1970s when his role as Det. Theo Kojak in the TV movie The Marcus-Nelson Murders was expanded into the gritty Kojak TV series, lasting from 1973-78.
12. Heather Matarazzo Heather Matarazzo Actress, Welcome to the Dollhouse Heather Matarazzo was born November 10, 1982, in Oyster Bay, New York. She was adopted by Camille and Ray Matarazzo, an Italian-American couple (she is of Irish descent birth). Heather attended Oyster Bay High School, as well as the Long Island High School for the Arts. In 1997, she made her film debut in Welcome to the Dollhouse...
13. Joe Lynch Joe Lynch Director, Everly Joe Lynch was born in Long Island, New York and was raised on a steady diet of B-movies, Stephen King novels, heavy metal, 8-bit games & 4-color comic books. His first foray into filmmaking was hooking up 2 VCR cameras and creating "remixes" of his favorite movie scenes to new music, and creating home-spun gore effects to shock his family members (it rarely worked)...
14. Helen Slater Helen Slater Actress, The Secret of My Succe$s Helen Slater was born in Bethpage, New York, to Alice Joan (Citrin), a lawyer and peace activist, and Gerald Slater, a television executive. She was raised in Massapequa, Long Island, New York, and is of Eastern European Jewish descent. Appearing in many shows as a child, she attended the New York High School of Performing Arts...
15. Ken Marino Ken Marino Actor, Role Models
16. Torrey DeVitto Torrey DeVitto Actress, The Rite Torrey Joël DeVitto has recently signed on to star in the 7th season of Lifetime's popular drama, Army Wives. Torrey was most recently seen in the CW television series, The Vampire Diaries, as "Dr. Meredith Fell", and continues to have a popular recurring role as "Melissa Hastings" on ABC Family's hit show...
17. LL Cool J LL Cool J Actor, Any Given Sunday L.L. Cool J was born James Todd Smith on January 14, 1968, in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York, to Ondrea (Griffith) and James Smith. Todd, as he was called, did not have a very happy childhood. At the age of four, he saw his mother and grandfather shot by his own father. After they recovered from their injuries...
18. Stephen Baldwin Stephen Baldwin Actor, The Usual Suspects
19. Christopher Lambert Christopher Lambert Actor, Mortal Kombat Although born in the USA, Lambert is French. His father was a French diplomat stationed in the US at the United Nations at the time of Lambert's birth. Lambert's formative years were spent in Geneva, Switzerland, to where his family moved when he was two, before returning to Paris when he was 16. Lambert has served in the French military, allegedly at his father's insistence.
20. Cassie Scerbo Cassie Scerbo Actress, Bring It On: In It to Win It
21. William Baldwin William Baldwin Actor, Backdraft
22. Michael Cudlitz Michael Cudlitz Actor, The Negotiator
23. Ron Eldard Ron Eldard Actor, Sleepers Former golden gloves boxer Ron Eldard has found success on stage, television and in feature films. Fans of the NBC medical drama ER will remember Eldard for playing a paramedic and love interest for nurse Julianna Margulies on the show's second season. The New York native graduated from the...
24. June Diane Raphael June Diane Raphael Actress, Zodiac
25. Daniel Baldwin Daniel Baldwin Actor, Vampires
26. Fred Armisen Fred Armisen Actor, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
27. Ron Jeremy Ron Jeremy Actor, Ronin Since the demise of the legendary John Holmes in March 1988, the short, mustachioed, heavyset Ron Jeremy has assumed the mantle as the number one U.S. male star of adult cinema. However, don't confuse Ron with the similar looking mustachioed 1970/'80s adult film star, Harry Reems, who has long since retired from the adult film industry...
28. D.B. Sweeney D.B. Sweeney Actor, Dinosaur Daniel Bernard Sweeney was born on November 14, 1961 in Shoreham, Long Island, New York. He got his start in the New York theatre with appearances in dozens of productions including a run on Broadway in "The Caine Mutiny Court Martial". He was selected by Francis Ford Coppola to star in the Vietnam era drama Gardens of Stone...
29. David Blue David Blue Actor, Untitled Movie Theater Project The youngest of three boys, David Blue grew up as the comedian of the family. A lifelong actor, singer and dancer, Blue spent years performing onstage. He eventually graduated from the conservatory at the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both Acting and Musical Theatre Performance...
30. Nicholas Braun Nicholas Braun Actor, The Perks of Being a Wallflower Nicholas was born in Bethpage, New York. His parents are actor Craig Braun and Elizabeth Lyle. He made his debut in Disney productions such as Sky High and Princess Protection Program. He also had a recurring role as Cameron in ABC Family's 2009-2010 series 10 Things I Hate About You. He has gone on to have major roles in such films as Red State...
31. Chuck Lorre Chuck Lorre Writer, The Big Bang Theory For the past twenty years, award-winning creator, executive producer and writer Chuck Lorre has conquered the entertainment industry with hit shows like "Grace Under Fire," "Dharma & Greg," "Roseanne" and "Cybill" as well as the number 1 comedy on television and four year People's Choice Award winner...
32. Raquel Castro Raquel Castro Actress, Jersey Girl Raquel's path to stardom was nurtured and encouraged from an early age. By age four, she was regularly appearing on Sesame Street and Nick Jr. However at age ten, Raquel became a break-out star playing the lead role in the feature film Jersey Girl alongside mega-stars Jennifer Lopez and Ben Afleck....
33. Rosie O'Donnell Rosie O'Donnell Self, The 52nd Annual Tony Awards Rosie O'Donnell was born into an Irish-American family in Commack, Long Island. She is the middle of 5 children, and is the daughter of Roseann Teresa (Murtha) and Edward Joseph O'Donnell, an electrical engineer for the defense industry. Her mother died when she was ten. She said that she watched TV nearly 24 hours a day...
34. Brian Bloom Brian Bloom Actor, The A-Team
35. Alicia Coppola Alicia Coppola Actress, Another World
36. Ashanti Ashanti Self, Bride & Prejudice
37. Patti LuPone Patti LuPone Actress, Driving Miss Daisy A fireball of talent and a musical force to be reckoned with, singer/actress Patti LuPone was born on April 21, 1949 on Long Island, New York of Italian heritage. Her parents, Orlando LuPone, a school administrator, and mother Angela, a librarian, eventually divorced. She was christened Patti in honor of her great-grand-aunt...
38. George Segal George Segal Actor, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? George Segal was born on February 13, 1934 in Great Neck, Long Island, New York, to Fannie Blanche (Bodkin) and George Segal, Sr., a malt and hop agent. All of his grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants. After a stint in the military, he made his bones as a stage actor before being cast in his first meaty film role in The Young Doctors...
39. Tracy Pollan Tracy Pollan Actress, Promised Land
40. Rodney Dangerfield Rodney Dangerfield Actor, Back to School Rodney Dangerfield was born in Deer Park, New York in 1921. His birth name was Jacob Cohen. Jacob Cohen began writing jokes at the age of 15, and started performing before he was 20. He took his act to the road for ten years, his stage name was "Jack Roy". While working as a struggling comedian, Rodney Dangerfield worked as a singing waiter...
41. John Savage John Savage Actor, The Deer Hunter This American film actor also multitasks as a producer, composer and production manager. He rose to fame in the 1970s, praised for his range and sensitivity. His blonde rugged looks helped viewers connect even more easily to his powerful performances. Born John Youngs in Old Bethpage, New York, Savage attended the American Academy of Performing Arts...
42. Lisa Brenner Lisa Brenner Actress, The Patriot
43. Jonathan Demme Jonathan Demme Director, The Silence of the Lambs
44. Brad Stoll Brad Stoll Actor, Lost in Yonkers Brad Stoll was bitten by the acting bug at the age of 14, acting in local theatre productions. In 1993, he starred alongside Mercedes Ruehl, Richard Dreyfuss, Irene Worth, and Mike Damus. in Neil Simon's film version, Lost in Yonkers, Stoll lost his life to cancer, Wednesday 21st May 1997, at the age of 20.
45. Raymond J. Barry Raymond J. Barry Actor, Training Day Before moving into film, Raymond J. Barry appeared in more than 75 stage productions, winning two Obie Awards for "Leaf People" and "Molly's Dream." Barry earned a degree in philosophy at Brown University before being accepted by the Yale School of Drama. After he moved to New York in the 1960s, his...
46. Ethan Phillips Ethan Phillips Actor, Inside Llewyn Davis Ethan Phillips was born on February 8, 1955 in Garden City, Long Island, New York as the only boy of six children. He graduated from Boston University with a degree in English Literature and received a Masters Degree in Fine Arts from Cornell University. He began his acting career on stage in both Broadway and off-Broadway shows...
47. Paulette Goddard Paulette Goddard Actress, Modern Times Pauline Marion Goddard Levy was born in Whitestone Landing, New York, on 3 June 1910. She was a beautiful child who began to model for local department stores before she made her debut with Florenz Ziegfeld's Follies at the age of 13. For three years she astounded audiences with her talent. She married Edgar James when she was 15...
48. Ed Lauter Ed Lauter Actor, The Artist Edward Matthew Lauter II was born on October 30, 1938 in Long Beach, New York. In a film career that has extended for over four decades, Lauter has starred in a plethora of film and television productions since making his big screen debut in the western Dirty Little Billy. He had portrayed an eclectic array of characters over the years...
49. Gavin O'Connor Gavin O'Connor Producer, Warrior
50. Stephen Rannazzisi Stephen Rannazzisi Actor, Paul Blart: Mall Cop
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