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1. Anna Faris Anna Faris Actress, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Anna Faris was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Karen (Bathurst), a special ed teacher, and Jack Faris, a sociologist. Her ancestry includes English, German, Scottish, French, Dutch, and Welsh. Anna started acting very young but not professionally. She loved watching plays and eventually produced her own with all the neighborhood children...
2. Linda Hamilton Linda Hamilton Actress, Terminator 2: Judgment Day Linda Carroll Hamilton was born on September 26, 1956 in Salisbury, Maryland, USA. Following Wicomico High School, she studied for two years at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, before moving on to acting studies in New York. In New York, she attended acting workshops given by Lee Strasberg...
3. Julie Bowen Julie Bowen Actress, Happy Gilmore Julie Bowen is the middle daughter of Suzanne and John Luetkemeyer Jr., a real estate developer. Her early education was at Calvert School in Baltimore, MD, and Garrison Forest School, Maryland. She moved on to St. George's School, Rhode Island and then attended Brown University, graduating with a BA in Renaissance Studies...
4. Jada Pinkett Smith Jada Pinkett Smith Actress, Collateral Jada Koren Pinkett Smith was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Robsol Grant Pinkett, Jr., a contractor, and Adrienne Banfield-Jones, a nurse. They divorced after only a few months of marriage. Her father is of African-American descent and her mother is of Afro-Caribbean ancestry (from Barbados and Jamaica). Jada majored in dance and choreography at the Baltimore School for the Arts...
5. Daniel Stern Daniel Stern Actor, Home Alone Daniel Stern was born in Bethesda, Maryland, to a social worker father and a day care manager mother. He has been acting professionally since the age of seventeen. Following his high school graduation, he auditioned for the Washington Shakespeare Festival seeking a job as a lighting engineer but ended...
6. Penn Badgley Penn Badgley Actor, Easy A Penn Badgley was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Lynne Murphy Badgley and Duff Badgley, who worked as a newspaper reporter and carpenter. Badgley split his childhood years between Richmond, Virginia. and Seattle, Washington. In Seattle, he was involved in the Seattle Children's Theater and did voice-overs for a children's radio station...
7. Thomas Jane Thomas Jane Actor, The Mist
8. John Astin John Astin Actor, The Frighteners Dark haired, usually mustachioed US actor with a cheeky grin who achieved pop culture status through his portrayal of the kooky patriarch "Gomez Addams" in the hit TV series The Addams Family, John Astin was born March 30, 1930, in Baltimore, MD. He attended Johns Hopkins University and studied mathematics...
9. Parker Posey Parker Posey Actress, The House of Yes Parker Posey was born 2 months premature in Baltimore, to Lynda (Patton), and Chris Posey. The family moved to Monroe, La. and then Laurel, Mississippi, where Chris became owner of Laurel's own Posey Chevrolet. Parker attended high school at R. H. Watkins High School in Laurel, Mississippi, and college at the prestigious SUNY Purchase...
10. Josh Charles Josh Charles Actor, Dead Poets Society
11. Johnathon Schaech Johnathon Schaech Actor, That Thing You Do!
12. Elden Henson Elden Henson Actor, The Butterfly Effect Elden Henson (formerly billed as Elden Ratliff and Elden Ryan Ratliff) got his start in the business at age two, as a baby model. By the time he was six, he was appearing in numerous commercials; by age ten, he was on his way to becoming a successful child actor. By the time he started high school, John Burroughs High School in Burbank...
13. Spike Jonze Spike Jonze Writer, Her Spike Jonze made up one-third (along with Andy Jenkins and Mark Lewman) of the triumvirate of genius minds behind Dirt Magazine, the brother publication of the much lamented ground-breaking Sassy Magazine. These three uncommon characters were all editors for Grand Royal Magazine as well, under...
14. Michael Ealy Michael Ealy Actor, Seven Pounds Known for his charming looks and deep personality, Michael Ealy blessed the movie screen with his role in Barbershop. When he left Silver Spring, Maryland, with a degree in English, he headed off to New York. From there he performed in several stage productions, including the Off-Broadway hits "Joe Fearless" and "Whoa-Jack"...
15. Alexis Denisof Alexis Denisof Actor, The Avengers
16. Lance Reddick Lance Reddick Actor, White House Down
17. Nicole Ari Parker Nicole Ari Parker Actress, Boogie Nights
18. Peyton List Peyton List Actress, Shuttle Peyton List was born on August 8, 1986, in Baltimore, Maryland. She grew up with her older sister Brittany, who works as a model in Germany, and her parents Sherri Anderson and Douglas "Doug" List. Peyton studied at the School of American Ballet in New York City and also played there on stage. She began her career as a model and actress at the age of eight...
19. Colleen Haskell Colleen Haskell Self, Survivor: The Reunion Born and raised in Bethesda, Maryland, Colleen attended a catholic, all-girls school at Connolly school of the Holy Child in Potomac Maryland during middle school through her junior year. She transferred to Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda for her senior year, where she graduated in 1994. Colleen's first love in school was behind the scenes of a theater...
20. Brendan Hines Brendan Hines Actor, Deep in the Valley Brendan Hines is an American actor and singer-songwriter. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland to a former nun and a former priest who became Philosophy professors. He began playing the trombone when he was 11 but gave it up for the guitar seven years later. Brendan attended Loyola High School where he...
21. Bess Armstrong Bess Armstrong Actress, Jaws 3-D
22. Utkarsh Ambudkar Utkarsh Ambudkar Actor, Pitch Perfect
23. Mo'Nique Mo'Nique Actress, Precious Monique received a standing ovation when she stepped on stage for the first time in the hometown of Baltimore, Maryland, giving her confidence to pursue a career as a stand-up comedian. After numerous stand-up performances, she took a leap forward with one of the starring roles in The Parkers. ...
24. John Glover John Glover Actor, RoboCop 2
25. Stacy Keibler Stacy Keibler Self, Episode dated 29 October 2005 Although her career spans over two decades, Stacy Keibler continues to be the fresh-faced beauty that both film and television audiences adore. Stacy was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She began dancing when she was three-years-old and has a background in ballet, tap and jazz. Stacy went to school in Baltimore and was also one of Baltimore's first "Raven Cheerleaders"...
26. David Hasselhoff David Hasselhoff Actor, Click David Hasselhoff has become one of the most recognizable faces on television and throughout the world. He is not only the star and executive producer of "Baywatch Hawaii" but also an accomplished singer and popular recording artist. American audiences first came to know Hasselhoff when he portrayed the popular "Dr...
27. Sean Murray Sean Murray Actor, Hocus Pocus
28. Rian Johnson Rian Johnson Director, Looper Rian Johnson was born in Maryland. At a young age, he moved to San Clemente, California where he was raised. After graduating from High school, he went on to attend University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. His first feature film "Brick" was released in 2005 and was the building block (no pun intended) that launched his career...
29. Mark Rolston Mark Rolston Actor, The Shawshank Redemption Mark knew he wanted to be an actor at age nine; he took his career and studies to Europe to fulfill his dream. Once there, he was asked by five major acting schools to join them. He chose the London Drama Center where he studied for five years. Then, Mark beat out 2,000 others for an important position in the Theatre Communications Group National Finals...
30. Tracie Thoms Tracie Thoms Actress, Looper
31. Patricia Richardson Patricia Richardson Actress, Ulee's Gold Patricia is best known for her work on ABC TV's Home Improvement as Jill Taylor. For that show she was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards, and four Emmy Awards. Her first television series was for Norman Lear, Double Trouble, starring Liz and Jean Sagal. She also starred in two other comedies from one of the creators of the Mary Tyler Moore show...
32. Paula Marshall Paula Marshall Actress, Cheaper by the Dozen
33. Linda Harrison Linda Harrison Actress, Planet of the Apes A native of Berlin, Maryland, Linda Harrison was Miss Berlin at 16, then a model in New York's Garment Center. Homesickness brought her back to Maryland, where she entered and won the state beauty pageant. During the finals in the Miss International contest (held in Long Beach, California), she was "spotted" by talent scout Mike Medavoy and presented at 20th Century-Fox...
34. John Patrick Amedori John Patrick Amedori Actor, The Butterfly Effect Johns first gift was for music and his first ambition was to become a lead guitarist in his own band. He credits, the band Nirvana for his musical inspiration. His cameo in "Almost Famous" set him on the road to acting. His other accomplishment, graduating high school at the age of 15. John has one younger brother and a cute dog named Poe.
35. Shawn Hatosy Shawn Hatosy Actor, The Faculty
36. Eddie Deezen Eddie Deezen Actor, The Polar Express
37. John Waters John Waters Actor, Hairspray Growing up in Baltimore in the 1950s, John Waters was not like other children; he was obsessed by violence and gore, both real and on the screen. With his weird counter-culture friends as his cast, he began making silent 8mm and 16mm films in the mid-'60s; he screened these in rented Baltimore church halls to underground audiences drawn by word of mouth and street leafleting campaigns...
38. Lisa Ann Walter Lisa Ann Walter Actress, Bruce Almighty
39. Laura Cayouette Laura Cayouette Actress, Django Unchained
40. Frank Miller Frank Miller Writer, Sin City Frank Miller was born in Olney, Maryland, to a nurse mother and a carpenter and electrician father, and was raised in Montpelier, Vermont. He is of Irish descent. Miller was a big comics writer/artist in the '70s and '80s. He wrote and penciled the Marvel series "Daredevil" for a long time. His friend...
41. Robert Hays Robert Hays Actor, Airplane!
42. Ryan Pinkston Ryan Pinkston Actor, Bad Santa Ryan Pinkston was born on February 8, 1988 in Silver Spring, Maryland to parents Mark & Linda. He studied karate at the age of four and by nine had earned his first black belt in Wushu Kung Fu. By the age of 14, he had earned his 2nd degree in Wushu and first degree in Tae Kwon do. He holds World Titles in the United States...
43. Lewis Black Lewis Black Self, The Aristocrats
44. Dan Futterman Dan Futterman Actor, A Mighty Heart
45. Michele Carey Michele Carey Actress, El Dorado
46. Dwight Schultz Dwight Schultz Actor, Star Trek: First Contact
47. Judah Friedlander Judah Friedlander Actor, The Wrestler
48. Karin Konoval Karin Konoval Actress, Rise of the Planet of the Apes Karin Konoval has appeared in guest starring roles in numerous TV series and supporting lead roles in many feature films. Her extensive screen credits include "Maurice the Orangutan" in Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes and Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, "Mrs. Peacock" in the infamous X-Files episode Home...
49. Divine Divine Actor, Pink Flamingos Originally born Harris Glen Milstead just after the end of WWII, Baltimore's most outrageous resident eventually became the international icon of bad taste cinema, as the always shocking and highly entertaining transvestite performer, Divine. Milstead met maverick film director & good friend, John Waters...
50. Richard Schiff Richard Schiff Actor, Man of Steel Richard was the middle of three sons born to Edward, a real estate lawyer, and Charlotte, a cable TV and publishing executive. His parents divorced when he was 12. He dropped out of high school but obtained an equivalency diploma. He tried studying at the City College of New York (CCNY) in 1973, but had no interest...
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