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1. Leonardo DiCaprio Leonardo DiCaprio Actor, Inception Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3, to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s, as the hunky lead actor in movies such as Romeo + Juliet and Titanic...
2. Andrew Garfield Andrew Garfield Actor, The Amazing Spider-Man Andrew Russell Garfield was born in Los Angeles, California, to a British-born mother, Lynn (Hillman), and an American-born father, Richard Garfield. When he was three, he moved to Surrey, U.K., with his parents and older brother. Andrew was raised Jewish. He went to a private school, the City of London Freemen's School...
3. Kristen Stewart Kristen Stewart Actress, Twilight Though most famous for her role as Bella Swan in the Twilight saga, Kristen Stewart has been a working actor since her early years in Los Angeles, California. Her parents, John Stewart and Jules Stewart, both work in film and television. Her mother is Australian. The family includes three boys, her older brother Cameron Stewart and two adopted brothers Dana and Taylor...
4. Joey King Joey King Actress, Crazy, Stupid, Love. Joey King started acting professionally when she was four years old. A national spot for Life Cereal was Joey's first commercial. It has been said that Joey inherited the love of acting from her grandmother who used to perform in live theater. She has appeared in several television shows and movies of the week...
5. Angelina Jolie Angelina Jolie Actress, Changeling Angelina Jolie is an Oscar-winning actress who has become popular by taking on the title role in the "Lara Croft" series of blockbuster movies. Off-screen, Jolie has become prominently involved in international charity projects, especially those involving refugees. She often appears on many "most beautiful women" lists...
6. Mara Wilson Mara Wilson Actress, Matilda Mara Elizabeth Wilson was born on July 24th, 1987 in Los Angeles, California. She is the oldest daughter of Michael and Suzie Wilson with three elder brothers - Danny (b. 1979), Jon (b. 1981) and Joel (b. 1983) - and a younger sister Anna (b. 1993). When Mara was 5 years old, her eldest brother Danny started acting in television commercials and she wanted to follow in his footsteps...
7. Logan Lerman Logan Lerman Actor, The Perks of Being a Wallflower Logan Lerman was born in Beverly Hills, to a Jewish family. His parents are Lisa (Goldman), who works as his manager, and Larry Lerman, an orthotist and businessman. He has two siblings, Lindsey and Lucas, both older. His relatives operate the orthotics and prosthetics company Lerman & Son, which was founded by his great-grandfather, Jacob Lerman...
8. Jonah Hill Jonah Hill Actor, 21 Jump Street Jonah Hill was born and raised in Los Angeles, the son of Sharon (Chalkin), a fashion designer and costume stylist, and Richard Feldstein, a tour accountant for Guns N' Roses. He graduated from Crossroads School in Santa Monica and went on to The New School in New York to study drama. He began writing and performing in plays while at college in New York...
9. Katie Cassidy Katie Cassidy Actress, Taken Katie Cassidy was born Katherine Evelyn Cassidy on November 25, 1986, in Los Angeles, California. Her father, David Cassidy, was a pop star in the 1970s. Her mother, Sherry Williams, was a high fashion model in the early 1970's. Sherry left her career to concentrate on raising her 3 daughters, with husband...
10. Joseph Gordon-Levitt Joseph Gordon-Levitt Actor, Inception Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born on February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California to parents Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt. Joseph was raised in a Jewish family with his late older brother, Dan Gordon-Levitt, who passed away in October 2010. His maternal grandfather, Michael Gordon, had been a well-known movie director...
11. Marley Shelton Marley Shelton Actress, Planet Terror Marley Shelton first captured the attention of filmgoers as "Margaret", Tobey Maguire's love interest, in New Line's critically acclaimed film Pleasantville and has continued to appear in roles that show her versatility as an actress. She is currently the female lead, "Rachel Young", in Jerry Bruckheimer's Eleventh Hour on CBS Primetime...
12. Jake Gyllenhaal Jake Gyllenhaal Actor, Donnie Darko Jake Gyllenhaal was born into a family of talent. His mother and father are producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner and director Stephen Gyllenhaal. He is also the brother of actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, who played his sister in Donnie Darko. His godmother is actress Jamie Lee Curtis. His mother is from a Jewish family and his father's ancestry includes Swedish...
13. Alison Brie Alison Brie Actress, The Lego Movie Alison Brie was born in Hollywood, California and grew up in the Los Angeles suburb of South Pasadena. Interested in acting at an early age, she began her career performing in community theater shows at the Jewish Community Center in Los Feliz. Her very first role was "Toto" in the Wizard of Oz. After...
14. Zooey Deschanel Zooey Deschanel Actress, Elf Zooey Deschanel was born in 1980 into a showbiz family. Her father, Caleb Deschanel, is an Academy Award-nominated cinematographer (perhaps most notably for The Passion of the Christ) and her mother, Mary Jo Deschanel (née Weir), is an actress who appeared in Twin Peaks. Driven from an early age to become a successful actress...
15. Hailee Steinfeld Hailee Steinfeld Actress, True Grit Hailee Steinfeld was born on December 11, 1996 in LA, California. After, Hailee was raised in Thousand Oaks, California. She is the daughter of Cheri Steinfeld and Peter Steinfeld, and has a brother, Griffin Steinfeld. At the early age, she appeared in several short films to gain experience. She played the role of Talia Alden in She's a Fox...
16. Bryce Dallas Howard Bryce Dallas Howard Actress, The Help Bryce Dallas Howard was born on March 2, 1981, in Los Angeles, California. She was conceived in Dallas, Texas (the reason for her middle name). Her father, named Ron Howard, is a former actor turned Oscar-winning director. Her mother is actress and writer Cheryl Howard (nee Alley). Her famous relatives include her uncle...
17. Lizzy Caplan Lizzy Caplan Actress, Cloverfield Actress Lizzy Caplan was born and raised in Los Angeles. She was educated at Alexander Hamilton High School, where she showed an interest in acting and was cast in school plays. After graduating, Caplan made her onscreen debut in the TV movie From Where I Sit. Other roles followed in TV shows such as Freaks and Geeks...
18. Ariel Winter Ariel Winter Actress, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Ariel Winter is an American child actress. She is best-known for portraying "Ellie Layton" in the 2008 film, One Missed Call, and for the character of "Alex Dunphy" on Modern Family. Winter also had a recurring role in the TV series, ER as "Lucy Moore", the daughter of Hedy Burress's character, "Joanie". She also voices "Gretchen" in Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension...
19. Kate Hudson Kate Hudson Actress, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Almost everyone who has spent time with Kate Hudson -including directors, family members, co-stars and interviewers - is quick to comment on her ability to light up a room. Through some combination of a winning smile, solid work ethic, and good old-fashioned talent, the young actress has gone from indie beginner to Vanity Fair cover girl in just three years...
20. Zoë Kravitz Zoë Kravitz Actress, X-Men: First Class Zoe Isabella Kravitz, the daughter of Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet, was born on December 1, 1988 in New York City. Zoe's love and interest in acting developed from classes she began taking while in school. Wasting little time, Zoe started working on two films during her senior year in high school; No Reservations...
21. Shia LaBeouf Shia LaBeouf Actor, Transformers Shia Saide LaBeouf was born June 11, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, to Shayna (Saide) and Jeffrey LaBeouf, and is an only child. His mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, while his father is of Cajun (French) descent. His parents are divorced. He started his career by doing stand-up comedy around places in his neighborhood...
22. Halston Sage Halston Sage Actress, Grown Ups 2 Born and raised in Los Angeles, Sage broke into modeling at the age of 14 and quickly realized she had a passion for acting. In addition to her acting credits, Sage is an award-winning equestrian and possesses a great love for writing. Last year, Sage worked alongside Emma Watson in Oscar winner Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring...
23. Josh Brolin Josh Brolin Actor, W. Rugged features and a natural charm have worked for Josh Brolin, the son of actor James Brolin. He has recently seen a massive surge in his career, finding well-known roles such as a policeman, a hunter, and the President of the United States. Born February 12, 1968, Brolin was initially against the lifestyle of the entertainment business...
24. Chris Pine Chris Pine Actor, Star Trek Born in Los Angeles, California, Chris Pine comes from a show business family. He is the grandson of actress Anne Gwynne and Max M. Gilford, who was President of the Hollywood Bar Association. His parents are actors Robert Pine and Gwynne Gilford. His sister, Katherine Pine, also acts. Pine attended Oakwood School in the San Fernando Valley...
25. Meghan Markle Meghan Markle Actress, Horrible Bosses
26. Elisabeth Moss Elisabeth Moss Actress, Girl, Interrupted
27. Mae Whitman Mae Whitman Actress, Independence Day Mae was born in Los Angeles, California to Pat Musick, a voice artist, and Jeffrey Whitman, a personal manager and set construction coordinator. She began her career with a voice-over for a Tyson Chicken commercial. Whitman attended Ribét Academy, a private preparatory school in Los Angeles. She was later transferred to Whitefish Bay High School, where she graduated...
28. Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe Soundtrack, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Probably the most celebrated of all actresses, Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926, in Los Angeles General Hospital. Prior to her birth, Marilyn's father bought a motorcycle and headed north to San Francisco, abandoning the family in Los Angeles. Marilyn grew up not knowing for sure who her father really was...
29. Haley Joel Osment Haley Joel Osment Actor, The Sixth Sense Osment began acting at the age of four, when he tried out for a Pizza Hut commercial in a shopping mall. The commercial launched his career, and he landed his first television role later that year. As a young child, his first film role was as Forrest Gump's son, also named Forrest Gump, in the 1994 film of the same name as well as making a small appearance in Mixed Nuts...
30. Sara Paxton Sara Paxton Actress, Superhero Movie Sara Paxton was born in Woodland Hills, California. At a young age she began acting in television commercials. She was cast in her first film at the age of 8 as a child at school and at the party in Liar Liar. Her first major television series role was on the WB's Greetings from Tucson. She filmed Sleepover in fall 2003 (released July 9...
31. Armie Hammer Armie Hammer Actor, The Lone Ranger Armand Douglas Hammer was born in Los Angeles, California, to Dru Ann (Mobley) and Michael Armand Hammer, a businessman. His great-grandfather, Armand Hammer, was a tycoon and philanthropist who ran the company Occidental Petroleum for many decades. Armie is of Russian Jewish, Russian, English, Scots-Irish...
32. Jason Segel Jason Segel Actor, Despicable Me Multi-talented Jason Segel was born in Los Angeles, California, where he was raised by his parents, Jillian (Jordan), a homemaker, and Alvin Segel, a lawyer. He was educated at St. Matthew's Parish School in Pacific Palisades, before moving on to Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles. During his education he showed an interest in acting and often performed in plays at the Palisades Playhouse...
33. Gwyneth Paltrow Gwyneth Paltrow Actress, Iron Man 3 The daughter of noted producer Bruce Paltrow and Tony award-winning actress Blythe Danner, Gwyneth Paltrow was born in 1972 in Los Angeles. When Gwyneth was 11, the family moved to Massachusetts where her father began working in summer stock productions in the Berkshires. It was here that she received her early acting training under the tutelage of her parents...
34. Minka Kelly Minka Kelly Actress, (500) Days of Summer Minka Kelly was born in Los Angeles, California and she is the only child of former Aerosmith guitarist, Rick Dufay, and Maureen Kelly, an exotic dancer and single mother who often moved with her daughter to different communities before settling in Albuquerque, New Mexico, by the time Minka was in junior high school.
35. Rashida Jones Rashida Jones Actress, I Love You, Man Rashida Jones was born in Los Angeles, the younger daughter of media mogul, producer, and musician Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Lipton. She has an older sister, Kidada Jones, and five half-siblings by her father's other relationships. Her father is of African-American, as well as Welsh, ancestry. Her mother is Ashkenazi Jewish (a descendant of immigrants from Russia and Latvia)...
36. Paula Patton Paula Patton Actress, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Paula's family lived across the street from the 20th Century Fox lot when she was growing up and she was a fan of films from her earliest years. Her mother, who also appreciated good films, was a schoolteacher, and her father was a lawyer. Paula claims that as a girl she would escape by "pretending...
37. Rachel Bilson Rachel Bilson Actress, Jumper Rachel Bilson was born and raised in Los Angeles, to Janice (Stango) and Danny Bilson. Her father is Ashkenazi Jewish and her mother is of Italian descent. She began acting while still at Notre Dame High School. She graduated high school in 1999 and went to Grossmont College but dropped out after a year and was encouraged to pursue a career in acting by her father...
38. Eden Sher Eden Sher Actress, Veronica Mars Eden was born December 26, 1991. She was raised in Los Angeles, California, where she currently resides with her family. Eden began acting at the age of 8, participating in school plays and local theater. She has done numerous commercials, including voice-over work. Eden also appeared in the short film Stuck...
39. Danny Trejo Danny Trejo Actor, Machete A child drug addict and criminal, Danny Trejo was in and out of jail for 11 years. While serving time in San Quentin, he won the lightweight and welterweight boxing titles. Imprisoned for armed robbery and drug offenses, he successfully completed a 12-step rehabilitation program that changed his life...
40. Kate Bosworth Kate Bosworth Actress, Superman Returns Unlike the characters Kate Bosworth has portrayed in television and in film which are known as "townies", Kate spent most of her childhood in different cities and states. At age 6, she and her parents moved to San Francisco, then to Connecticut at 9, and to Cohasset, Massachusetts, at 14. It was at 14 that Kate, a champion equestrian, learned of a casting call for a movie about horses...
41. Camilla Belle Camilla Belle Actress, 10,000 BC Born in California as Camilla Belle Routh, her mother, Cristina, is Brazilian, and her father, Jack, is American. Her mother is a fashion designer and her father owns a construction company. He is building Belle her first home. Camilla is an only child. She was named after a character played by Renata Sorrah in her mother's favorite Brazilian soap opera Cavalo de Aço...
42. Thora Birch Thora Birch Actress, American Beauty For some people, oatmeal starts the day off right - for Thora Birch, it launched a healthy career in front of the camera. It's hard to believe that the actress, who slunk into stardom with her turn as the disillusioned daughter in American Beauty, is even related to the apple-cheeked blonde who once gazed up at Quaker Oats (R) spokesman Wilford Brimley and said...
43. Jodie Foster Jodie Foster Actress, The Silence of the Lambs Alicia Christian Foster was born in Los Angeles on November 19, 1962. Her parents divorced three years before she was born, and she was conceived when her mother, Brandy, was visiting her father, Lucius, for child support. Alicia's siblings nicknamed her "Jodie," a name she has used in her profession...
44. America Ferrera America Ferrera Actress, Pilot
45. Val Kilmer Val Kilmer Actor, Heat Val Kilmer was born in Los Angeles, to Gladys (Ekstadt) and Eugene Kilmer, a real estate developer and aerospace equipment distributor. Val studied at Hollywood's Professional's School and, in his teens, entered Juilliard's drama program. His professional acting career began on stage, and he still participates in theater; he played Hamlet at the 1988 Colorado Shakespeare Festival...
46. Juliette Lewis Juliette Lewis Actress, Natural Born Killers Juliette Lewis has been recognized as one of Hollywood's most talented and versatile actors of her generation since she first stunned audiences and critics alike with her Oscar-nominated performance as "Danielle Bowden" in Cape Fear. To date, she has worked with some of the most revered directors in the industry...
47. Odette Annable Odette Annable Actress, Cloverfield Born Odette Juliette Yustman on 10 May, 1985, in Los Angeles, California, Odette started her career with a minor role in the movie Kindergarten Cop as "Rosa." After graduating from Woodcrest Christian High School in Riverside, California, where she was the homecoming queen, she turned to modeling with a few roles through the years...
48. Willa Holland Willa Holland Actress, Legion
49. Freddie Prinze Jr. Freddie Prinze Jr. Actor, Scooby-Doo Freddie Prinze, Jr. was born on March 8, 1976, in Los Angeles, California, and lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in his early life. He attended three different schools during his childhood: Eldorado, Sandia, and La Cueva. After graduating in 1994, Freddie moved to L.A. to focus on an acting career. He immediately garnered featured roles on several episodic series...
50. Jane Levy Jane Levy Actress, Evil Dead
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