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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. 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...
3. Chris Coy Chris Coy Actor, Deliver Us from Evil
4. 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...
5. 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...
6. Chris Hardwick Chris Hardwick Self, Chris Hardwick: Mandroid
7. 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...
8. Rob Riggle Rob Riggle Actor, 21 Jump Street Rob Riggle, comedian, actor and Unites States Marine Corps Reserve Lieutenant Colonel, was born April 21, 1970 in Louisville, Kentucky, to Sandra Sue (Hargis) and Robert Allen Riggle. Riggle has amassed many notable television credits and has also earned roles in several feature films, including The Lorax and 21 Jump Street...
9. Jess Weixler Jess Weixler Actress, Teeth
10. 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...
11. William Mapother William Mapother Actor, Another Earth
12. Gus Van Sant Gus Van Sant Director, Good Will Hunting
13. Ned Beatty Ned Beatty Actor, Toy Story 3 Once hailed by Daily Variety as the "busiest actor in Hollywood", Ned Beatty grew up in Kentucky, fishing and working on farms. St. Matthews, Kentucky, is hardly the environment to encourage a career in the entertainment industry, though, so when asked, "How did you get into show business?" Beatty responds...
14. 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...
15. Desi Lydic Desi Lydic Actress, We Bought a Zoo
16. 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...
17. 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...
18. John Hensley John Hensley Actor, Teeth
19. 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.
20. Justin Deeley Justin Deeley Actor, The Wicked
21. 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...
22. Telma Hopkins Telma Hopkins Actress, The Love Guru
23. Hunter S. Thompson Hunter S. Thompson Writer, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
24. 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...
25. 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...
26. 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...
27. Rebecca Broussard Rebecca Broussard Actress, Die Hard
28. Lesley Vogel Lesley Vogel Self, The Cove
29. 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...
30. Stephen Gaghan Stephen Gaghan Writer, Traffic
31. Traci Lind Traci Lind Actress, The End of Violence
32. 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...
33. 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...
34. Theresa Lynn Theresa Lynn Actress, Private Parts
35. 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...
36. 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...
37. Taylor Nichols Taylor Nichols Actor, Jurassic Park III
38. 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...
39. 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...
40. 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...
41. 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...
42. 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...
43. Charles Macaulay Charles Macaulay Actor, Splash
44. Catherine McCord Catherine McCord Actress, Red State
45. Lee Reherman Lee Reherman Actor, Star Trek Into Darkness
46. Kendrick Cross Kendrick Cross Actor, Iron Man 3
47. Don Gummer Don Gummer Self, The 84th Annual Academy Awards
48. Stephen Cone Stephen Cone Writer, The Wise Kids Stephen Cone is a Chicago-based filmmaker and actor. His film The Wise Kids has screened at more than 50 festivals worldwide, won 8 awards, including the Outfest Grand Jury Prizes for Outstanding US Feature and Outstanding Screenwriting, received rave reviews, including a New York Times Critics' Pick...
49. Will Oldham Will Oldham Actor, Junebug He has had a major recording career under numerous names: Palace, Palace Music, Palace Brothers, Palace Songs, Bonnie Prince Billy, and others. He is also known for strange, detached concert performances.
50. 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...
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