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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. 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"...
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. Linda Hamilton Linda Hamilton Actress, Terminator 2: Judgment Day Linda Carroll Hamilton was born on September 26, 1956 in Salisbury, Maryland, to Barbara K. (Holt) and Carroll Stanford Hamilton, a physician. 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...
5. 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...
6. 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...
7. Josh Charles Josh Charles Actor, Dead Poets Society
8. 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...
9. 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...
10. Tracie Thoms Tracie Thoms Actress, The Devil Wears Prada
11. 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...
12. Thomas Jane Thomas Jane Actor, The Mist
13. 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...
14. Sean Murray Sean Murray Actor, Hocus Pocus
15. Alexis Denisof Alexis Denisof Actor, The Avengers
16. Lance Reddick Lance Reddick Actor, John Wick
17. 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...
18. David Hasselhoff David Hasselhoff Actor, Click David Hasselhoff has become one of the most recognizable faces on television and throughout the world. Aside from starring in Knight Rider and Baywatch, he is also an accomplished singer and popular recording artist. David Michael Hasselhoff was born on July 17, 1952 in Baltimore, Maryland...
19. 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...
20. Johnathon Schaech Johnathon Schaech Actor, That Thing You Do!
21. 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...
22. Nicole Ari Parker Nicole Ari Parker Actress, Boogie Nights
23. Judah Friedlander Judah Friedlander Actor, The Wrestler
24. 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...
25. Lewis Black Lewis Black Self, The Aristocrats
26. 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...
27. John Patrick Amedori John Patrick Amedori Actor, The Butterfly Effect At the age of 9, John was already Directing and filming his own movies when the film, "Washington Square", came to his home town of Baltimore. He joined the period piece as the leader of a gang of Street Urchins. He knew nothing about acting, but whatever it was, he now knew he had to do more of it...
28. Kimberly J. Brown Kimberly J. Brown Actress, Guiding Light Kimberly Brown began acting in commercials for the Ford Agency at the age of five. She appeared in her first Broadway show at age seven and made history by being in three Broadway shows by the age of nine: "Four Baboons Adoring the Sun", "Les Miserables" and "Showboat". She earned a Daytime Emmy nomination at 11 for her portrayal of "Marah Lewis" on Guiding Light.
29. Paula Marshall Paula Marshall Actress, Cheaper by the Dozen
30. 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. ...
31. Shawn Hatosy Shawn Hatosy Actor, The Faculty
32. Eric Edelstein Eric Edelstein Actor, Jurassic World
33. 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...
34. 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...
35. 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"...
36. Lisa Ann Walter Lisa Ann Walter Actress, Bruce Almighty
37. Robert Hays Robert Hays Actor, Airplane!
38. Ben Bass Ben Bass Actor, The 6th Day
39. 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...
40. John Glover John Glover Actor, RoboCop 2
41. Jameson Parker Jameson Parker Actor, One Life to Live Jameson Parker is best known for his role as A.J. Simon on Simon & Simon, which ran on CBS for eight seasons. He was born in Baltimore and saw most of the capitals of Europe during his father's foreign service career. Young Parker also managed to see an inordinate number of boarding schools, claiming to have attended 10 in 13 years, and being bounced out of two...
42. Dwight Schultz Dwight Schultz Actor, Star Trek: First Contact
43. 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...
44. 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...
45. Jessie Usher Jessie Usher Actor, When the Game Stands Tall Born a leap year child he excelled academically from elementary through high school as a top honor student. He graduated class salutatorian before moving straight to the Dean's List in college, studying the Art Of Culinary and earning the honor of being a member of the Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society...
46. 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...
47. Utkarsh Ambudkar Utkarsh Ambudkar Actor, Pitch Perfect
48. Barry Levinson Barry Levinson Producer, Sleepers Barry Levinson was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Violet (Krichinsky) and Irvin Levinson, who worked in furniture and appliance. He is of Russian Jewish descent. Levinson graduated from high school in 1960, attended college at American University in Washington, DC. He did well, but decided he wanted to go to Los Angeles...
49. 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...
50. Laura Cayouette Laura Cayouette Actress, Django Unchained
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