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1. Jennifer Lawrence Jennifer Lawrence Actress, The Hunger Games Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence, best-known for playing Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games, was born in Louisville, Kentucky on August 15, 1990, to Karen (Koch), who manages a children's camp, and Gary Lawrence, who works in construction. She has two older brothers, Ben and Blaine, and has English, as well as some German, Irish, and Scottish, ancestry...
2. Sean Young Sean Young Actress, Blade Runner Mary Sean Young was born on November 20, 1959 in Louisville, Kentucky. She is the daughter of Lee Guthrie (née Mary Lee Kane), a screenwriter, public relations executive, and journalist, and Donald Young, Jr., a television news producer and journalist. She has Irish, English, and Swiss-German ancestry...
3. Rob Riggle Rob Riggle Actor, 21 Jump Street Rob Riggle, comedian, actor and United States Marine Corps Reserve Lieutenant Colonel, was born April 21, 1970 in Louisville, Kentucky, to Sandra Sue (Hargis) and Robert Allen Riggle, who worked in insurance. Riggle has amassed many notable television credits and has also earned roles in several feature films...
4. Jennifer Carpenter Jennifer Carpenter Actress, Dexter Jennifer was born in Kentucky. Her mother is Catherine Mitchell and her father is Robert Carpenter. She attended St. Raphael the Archangel and then the Sacred Heart Academy. During her last two years of high school, she studied drama at the Walden Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky. She then trained at the Juilliard School in New York City...
5. Josh Dallas Josh Dallas Actor, Thor Josh Dallas was born in Louisville Kentucky. He grew up right across the Ohio River in New Albany Indiana. He attended New Albany Senior Public High School, and was heavily involved in the school's award-winning performing Arts programs. This is where the fire was lit, that would push Josh to continue pursing the arts...
6. Maggie Lawson Maggie Lawson Actress, Pleasantville Maggie Lawson was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. When she was eight, she began appearing in local community and dinner theater productions, and at 10, she earned an on-air commercial gig at a Louisville TV station, which soon led to a steady six-year role as a TV personality who filed news reports targeted for her fellow kids...
7. Chris Hardwick Chris Hardwick Self, Chris Hardwick: Mandroid
8. Gus Van Sant Gus Van Sant Director, Good Will Hunting
9. Jess Weixler Jess Weixler Actress, Teeth
10. Ned Beatty Ned Beatty Actor, Toy Story 3 Stocky, genial looking supporting actor who was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Ned Beatty has continually displayed his versatility in cinema since first appearing alongside Burt Reynolds being brutalized in the backwoods nightmare of Deliverance. Beatty and Reynolds struck up a friendship together...
11. Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali Self, When We Were Kings Muhammad Ali beat more champions and top contenders than any heavyweight champion in history. He defeated heavyweight kings Sonny Liston (twice), Floyd Patterson (twice), Ernie Terrell, Jimmy Ellis, Ken Norton (twice), Joe Frazier (twice), George Foreman and Leon Spinks. He defeated light-heavyweight champs Archie Moore and Bob Foster...
12. William Mapother William Mapother Actor, Another Earth
13. Tommy Kirk Tommy Kirk Actor, The Absent-Minded Professor Scrappy Kentucky-born Tommy Kirk, who was born on December 10, 1941, became synonymous with everything clean and fun Disney Entertainment prescribed to in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Moving to California as an infant, it was ignited at the age of 13 years when he was discovered by talent agents performing with Will Rogers Jr. and Bobby Driscoll in a production of Eugene O'Neill's "Ah...
14. Chris Coy Chris Coy Actor, Deliver Us from Evil
15. Wes Ramsey Wes Ramsey Actor, Guiding Light Wesley A. Ramsey was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on October 6th, 1977. He quickly took an interest in acting at the age of twelve. He enrolled in the Walden Theater three-week program, where he would spend the next seven years training and mastering his abilities. In 1996 Wes attended Julliard in Manhattan where he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in the year 2000...
16. Desi Lydic Desi Lydic Actress, We Bought a Zoo
17. John Hensley John Hensley Actor, Teeth
18. Victor Mature Victor Mature Actor, My Darling Clementine American leading man. Born Victor John Mature (to knife sharpener Marcellus George Mature, born Marcello Gelindo Maturi in Pinzolo, Trentino, and a Swiss-American mother, Clara Ackley) in Louisville, Kentucky, Victor Mature worked as a teenager with his father as a salesman for butcher supplies. Hoping to become an actor...
19. Justin Deeley Justin Deeley Actor, The Wicked
20. Rebecca Broussard Rebecca Broussard Actress, Die Hard
21. Ashley Eckstein Ashley Eckstein Actress, Star Wars: The Clone Wars Ashley was born in Louisville, Kentucky but was raised in Orlando, Florida. Often playing the antagonist, Ashley played Muffy, the popular nemesis on That's So Raven. Besides acting, Ashley loves to design and make clothes. Ashley's parents are Tony and Sharon Drane. She also has three siblings, Michael, Tara and Taylor.
22. Telma Hopkins Telma Hopkins Actress, The Love Guru
23. Lesley Vogel Lesley Vogel Self, The Cove
24. Cyb Barnstable Cyb Barnstable Actress, Quark Cyb (Priscilla) Barnstable graduated from the University of Kentucky B.A. (Major: Speech/Drama). She moved to N.Y. and signed with Eileen Ford's Ford Modeling Agency. She modeled in N.Y. and internationally, appearing in Cosmopolitan, Vogue, Mademoiselle, Glamour, Brides, GQ, Redbook and Good Housekeeping...
25. Mitchell Ryan Mitchell Ryan Actor, Lethal Weapon American character actor born in Cincinnati and raised in Louisville, Mitchell Ryan is a well known supporting actor in films and television. During his term in the Navy in 1951, he was assigned to the Special Services Entertainment and became hooked on acting. After his term in the Navy, he appeared...
26. Irene Dunne Irene Dunne Actress, Penny Serenade Irene Marie Dunne was born on December 20, 1898, in Louisville, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Joseph Dunne, who inspected steamships, and Adelaide Henry, a musician who prompted Irene in the arts. Her first production was in Louisville when she appeared in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the age of five...
27. Hunter S. Thompson Hunter S. Thompson Writer, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
28. Roger Davis Roger Davis Actor, House of Dark Shadows Roger Davis is an actor, producer and voice-over artist, who is most remembered for taking over the role of Hannibal Heyes (a.k.a. Joshua Smith) in the TV series, Alias Smith and Jones, from his friend, Pete Duel, after Duel died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound while intoxicated. His assumption of the role was both fitting and ironic...
29. William Conrad William Conrad Actor, The Killers William Conrad became a television star relatively late in his career. In fact, the former Army Air Corps World War II fighter pilot began his screen career playing heavies. He was Max, one of The Killers hired to finish off Burt Lancaster in his dingy lodgings. He was the corrupt state inspector Turck working for the syndicate in The Racket...
30. Stephen Gaghan Stephen Gaghan Writer, Traffic
31. J. Smith-Cameron J. Smith-Cameron Actress, Man on a Ledge Gifted stage, film and TV actress J. Smith-Cameron was born Jeanie Smith in Louisville, Kentucky, and raised in Greenville, South Carolina, the daughter of an architect. Known simply as J. Smith by us students of the Florida State University School of Theatre program in the mid-1970s, I was privileged to work with and witness firsthand the extent of J.'s talent early in the game...
32. Sean O'Bryan Sean O'Bryan Actor, Yes Man Originally from Kentucky, Sean O'Bryan moved to Los Angeles over ten years ago and has worked extensively in film and TV. Some major key TV guest appearances include Chicago Hope, Beverly Hills 90210, and Felicity. Sean has done several major films including, Phenomenon, Exit to Eden, The Princess Diaries...
33. Henry Hull Henry Hull Actor, Lifeboat Henry Hull, the actor who created the role of Jeeter on Broadway in "Tobacco Road," was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on October 13, 1890, the son of a drama critic. Originally intending to become an engineer, Hull became an actor and made his Broadway debut in "Green Stockings" less than two weeks before his 21st birthday...
34. Traci Lind Traci Lind Actress, The End of Violence
35. David Schramm David Schramm Actor, Johnny Handsome A Kentucky native, Schramm attended Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky and majored in English while also becoming intensely involved in theater. At the urging of his college acting teacher, he applied for and won a four-year graduate scholarship to Juilliard's newly formed drama school in New York...
36. Billy Gilbert Billy Gilbert Actor, The Great Dictator The son of singers in the Metropolitan Opera, Billy Gilbert began performing in vaudeville at age 12. He developed a drawn-out, explosive sneezing routine that became his trademark (he was the model for, and voice of, Sneezy in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs). Gilbert's exquisite comic timing made him the perfect foil for such comedians as Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy...
37. Rags Ragland Rags Ragland Actor, Anchors Aweigh Rags Ragland was a boxer, then a burlesque comedian and then a Broadway performer before ending up in Hollywood to repeat his stage role as the boisterous sailor in Panama Hattie, in which Ann Sothern played on film the part that had been played on Broadway by Ethel Merman. Ragland, typecast as a good-natured oaf with a knack for fracturing the English language...
38. Theresa Lynn Theresa Lynn Actress, Private Parts
39. Kurt McKinney Kurt McKinney Actor, General Hospital Kurt McKinney originally hails from Louisville, Kentucky. At the age of 21 he was already a black belt in taekwondo and an amateur kickboxing champion. He decided to become an actor and moved to Hollywood. He would go on to star in the 1985 film No Retreat, No Surrender as the lead. The film, one of the 1st Hong Kong-U.S...
40. Amanda Randolph Amanda Randolph Actress, Amanda
41. Catherine McCord Catherine McCord Actress, Red State
42. Taylor Nichols Taylor Nichols Actor, Jurassic Park III
43. Foster Brooks Foster Brooks Actor, Cannonball Run II Brooks was born in Louisville, Kentucky, one of eight sons, whose father was a county sheriff. Brooks dropped out of school after the 6th grade and did a variety of jobs before beginning a career in radio at the age of 21. He was a newscaster and disc jockey in Louisville, and Buffalo before switching to television newscasting...
44. James Horan James Horan Actor, All My Children Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, of Irish/Scandinavian heritage, Horan first became interested in acting while attending Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. When he was 19, he starred in his first play, as the Marquis de Sade in "Marat/Sade", what he calls a "baptism by fire." He also portrayed Stanley in "A Streetcar Named Desire" that same year...
45. Leo Burmester Leo Burmester Actor, The Abyss Leo appeared in thirty-seven films, thirty-two television appearances and nine Broadway plays. He just completed a part on M. O. N. Y. directed by Spike Lee for NBC, and the revival of The Fantasticks off Broadway. He was nominated for Best Actor in Robert Altman's Rattlesnake in a Cooler and won the New York Fanny award for Best supporting actor in Ah Wilderness at New York's Lincoln Center...
46. Tod Browning Tod Browning Director, Dracula Belonging to a well-situated family, Charles Browning fell in love at the age of 16 with a dancer of a circus. Following her began his itinerary of being clown, jockey and director of a variety theater which ended when he met D.W. Griffith and became an actor. He made his debut in Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages...
47. Chad Broskey Chad Broskey Actor, Read It and Weep Chad Broskey (born July 3, 1987) is an American actor/singer/dancer. He appeared as Gavin in an episode for The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. He also co-starred in Read It and Weep opposite Kay Panabaker as Marco Vega and appeared in the Scrubs episode Their Story as The Todd's fantasy son Rod. Recently...
48. Rich Williams Rich Williams Actor, Tammy Former Air Force Officer and stock broker, Rich didn't start acting until his early 40s. He's divorced with two grown children.
49. Patricia Barnstable Patricia Barnstable Actress, Quark Lovely, sunny, and vibrant blonde bombshell Patricia Barnstable was born on May 23, 1951 in Louisville, Kentucky. She's the identical twin sister of Cyb Barnstable and the daughter of Dale and Wilma Barnstable. Patricia graduated from Seneca High School in Louisville, Kentucky in 1969. In 1971 she was...
50. Paul Drake Paul Drake Actor, Sudden Impact
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