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1. Analeigh Tipton Analeigh Tipton Actress, Crazy, Stupid, Love. Analeigh was born in Minnesota, USA, and grew up in Sacramento, California. When she was a child, she was a competitive ice skater. She gave up competing at age 16, but has taken part in charity skating events. In 2008, Analeigh appeared on cycle 11 of America's Next Top Model. She finished third in the competition. In her modeling career, she was signed with Ford Models...
2. Rachael Leigh Cook Rachael Leigh Cook Actress, She's All That Minneapolis native Rachael Leigh Cook began her career as a model at the tender age of 10, gracing Milk-Bone(R) boxes and Target(R) ads nationwide in the USA. She also appeared in a now-famous (in the USA) anti-drug TV spot in which, armed with a frying pan, she bashed her way through a kitchen to show the disastrous effects of heroin...
3. Sofia Vassilieva Sofia Vassilieva Actress, My Sister's Keeper
4. Vince Vaughn Vince Vaughn Actor, The Internship Vincent Anthony Vaughn was born on March 28, 1970, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA and raised in Lake Forest, Illinois, USA. His parents are Vernon Vaughn, a salesman, and Sharon Vaughn (née Sharon Eileen DePalmo), a real-estate agent and stockbroker. They divorced in 1991. He has two older sisters...
5. Vincent Kartheiser Vincent Kartheiser Actor, The Chrysanthemum and the Sword Known to audiences worldwide as spitfire advertising executive Pete Campbell on Mat Weiner's Golden Globe, Emmy, and SAG Award-winning drama series Mad Men, Vincent Kartheiser has actually been acting since a teen. Starting with Untamed Heart alongside Marisa Tomei, Kartheiser accumulated an impressive number of credits during his youth inclusive of Little Big League...
6. Joel Coen Joel Coen Producer, No Country for Old Men
7. Marisa Coughlan Marisa Coughlan Actress, Freddy Got Fingered Born and raised in Minnesota, Marisa Coughlan grew up in both Minneapolis and St. Paul, as her father lived in one place and her mother the other. After graduating from high school in 1992, she moved west to attend the University of Southern California where in 1996 she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in French and studied in Paris during her junior year...
8. Terry Gilliam Terry Gilliam Writer, Monty Python and the Holy Grail Terry Gilliam was born in Minnesota near Medicine Lake. When he was 12 his family moved to Los Angeles where he became a fan of Mad magazine. In his early 20's he was often stopped by the police who often suspected him of being a drug addict and Gilliam had to explain that he worked in advertisement...
9. T.R. Knight T.R. Knight Actor, 42 T.R. Knight was a member of the acting company of Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater. Roles there included Richard Miller in Eugene O'Neill's "Ah, Wilderness!" and Amadeus in Peter Shaffer's "Amadeus". On the New York stage, he portrayed Tim Allgood in "Noises Off", Damis in "Tartuffe", Joe in "This Lime Tree Bower" and Brendan Hilliard in "Anto Scattergood"...
10. Breckin Meyer Breckin Meyer Actor, Road Trip Breckin Meyer was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Dorothy Ann (Vial), a travel agent, and Christopher William Meyer, a management consultant. His ancestry includes German, English, and Irish. He went to grade school with Drew Barrymore and attended Beverly Hills High School with Joshua John Miller and Branden Williams...
11. Richard Dean Anderson Richard Dean Anderson Actor, General Hospital The future MacGyver and Stargate SG-1 star was born on January 23, 1950, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His father, Stuart Anderson, was a teacher at a local high school and his mother, Jocelyn, was an artist who was talented in both sculpting and painting. He and his two younger brothers, Thomas John and James Stuart...
12. Ethan Coen Ethan Coen Producer, No Country for Old Men
13. Mark Webber Mark Webber Actor, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World The subject of a major TV network news magazine story, actor Mark Webber was raised by his single mother in the slums of North Philadelphia, where they spent a great deal of time homeless, living in cars and abandoned buildings, and struggling to survive during the harsh winters. Mark and his mother have been outspoken homeless advocates for many years and continue to be...
14. Kelly Carlson Kelly Carlson Actress, The Marine Originally from Bloomington, Minnesota, Kelly attended school in Richfield, Minnesota at the Academy of Holy Angels. She is the daughter of a hair dresser mother and a late father who was a high school football coach. Kelly went on to start acting in theater before making the step into screen performances...
15. Jason Behr Jason Behr Actor, The Grudge Jason Nathaniel Behr was born on December 30, 1973 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Patricia Ann Steiner and David Paul Behr. Jason began acting at the age of five, appearing in a number of theatrical productions, commercials, voice overs and modeling. Jason continued to perform throughout his school years...
16. Nick Swardson Nick Swardson Actor, Just Go with It
17. Ann Morgan Guilbert Ann Morgan Guilbert Actress, Grumpier Old Men Ann Morgan Guilbert is beloved by television audiences as the neighbor Millie Helper on the classic The Dick Van Dyke Show and as feisty Grandma Yetta on The Nanny. She has given memorable performances in film and television and on stage throughout her distinguished career, and recently starred in Nicole Holofcener's 2010 Sundance Film Festival selection, Please Give...
18. James Hong James Hong Actor, Blade Runner James Hong was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He studied civil engineering at the University of Minnesota, but at some point along the way became interested in acting. He graduated from the University of Southern California and practiced for 1½ years as a road engineer with the County of Los Angeles...
19. Prince Prince Soundtrack, Batman Prince Rogers Nelson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota to mother jazz singer, Mattie Shaw and to father lyricist and pianist, John L. Nelson. Prince's parents separated during his youth which lead him to move back and forth. Prince had a troubled relationship with his step-father which lead him to run away from home...
20. Mo Collins Mo Collins Actress, The 40-Year-Old Virgin Mo Collins was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. She attended Dudley Riggs Brave New Workshop, honing her improvisation and sketch-writing skills. After many theater productions, dozens of commercials and two films, including Jingle All the Way, she moved to LA. Within a year, she landed her big break on MADtv. Mo is currently (2010) living with her 15 year old son in Los Angeles.
21. James Le Gros James Le Gros Actor, Point Break It isn't hard to make James LeGros bust a gut laughing. Just call him Brad Pitt. Okay, so he doesn't get $6 million a film or have his photo air-kissed by legions of swooning schoolgirls during recess. But if you've caught LeGros' quirky personality, you may wonder why he's still toiling away...
22. James Arness James Arness Actor, The Thing from Another World American leading man famed as the star of one of the longest-running shows in U.S. television history, Gunsmoke. Born of Norwegian heritage (the family name, Aurness, had formerly been Aursness) in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Rolf and Ruth Duesler Aurness. His father was a traveling salesman of medical supplies and his mother later became a newspaper columnist...
23. Melissa Peterman Melissa Peterman Actress, Fargo Peterman is from Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. After graduating from Minnesota State University with theater as one of her majors, she was cast as "Madeline Monroe" in Hey City Theater's production of "Tony & Tina's Wedding". After more than 600 performances, she went on to work as a writer and performer at the improvisational comedy theater...
24. Siri Siri Actress, Ooga Booga Siri first gained attention in the entertainment industry as a performer in adult films in early 2012, and has since garnered acting roles in mainstream films and other commercial projects. Her mainstream breakout role came when she was cast as the Skank in Full Moon Horror's Ooga Booga, directed by Charles Band...
25. Jay Underwood Jay Underwood Actor, Uncle Buck
26. Ella Rae Peck Ella Rae Peck Actress, The Call
27. Kimberly Elise Kimberly Elise Actress, John Q
28. Peter Graves Peter Graves Actor, Airplane! Peter Graves was born Peter Duesler Arness on March 18, 1926 on Minneapolis, Minnesota. While growing up in Minnesota, he excelled at sports and music (as a saxophonist), and by age 16, he was a radio announcer at WMIN in Minneapolis. After two years in the United States Air Force, he studied drama at the University of Minnesota and then headed to Hollywood...
29. Lew Ayres Lew Ayres Actor, All Quiet on the Western Front Lew Ayres was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and raised in San Diego, California. A college dropout, he was found by a talent scout in the Coconut Grove nightclub in Los Angeles and entered Hollywood as a bit player. He was leading man to Greta Garbo in The Kiss, but it was the role of Paul Baumer in All Quiet on the Western Front that was his big break...
30. Jesse Ventura Jesse Ventura Self, Beyond the Mat Jesse Ventura was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Bernice Martha (Lenz), a nurse who was of German descent, and George William Janos, a steam fitter of Slovak ancestry. In November 1990, professional wrestler turned actor Jesse Ventura was elected to a four-year term as mayor of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota...
31. Erik Stolhanske Erik Stolhanske Actor, Super Troopers Erik Stolhanske brings an element of wholesome comedy into the group dynamic, as one-fifth of the Broken Lizard comedy group. His special blend of parlor and Scandinavian humor adds a Midwestern peppering to the group's fragrant comedic mix. Stolhanske has written, produced and starred in all of Broken Lizards' films - including the hit comedy Super Troopers...
32. Kelli Maroney Kelli Maroney Actress, Fast Times at Ridgemont High Kelli Maroney began her career acting and studying at the Guthrie Theater in her native Minneapolis, MN., then went to New York to study at the National Shakespeare Company Conservatory. Two weeks after she arrived in Manhattan, Kelli was cast as evil adolescent "Kimberly Harris" on the daytime soap opera...
33. Miriam Shor Miriam Shor Actress, Hedwig and the Angry Inch Film, stage, and television actress and singer Miriam Shor was born on July 25, 1971 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, but grew up in Italy where her academic father was teaching and studying. Active in the arts in high school, Shor was among the first people in the newly formed BFA theater program at the University of Michigan...
34. Molly Hagan Molly Hagan Actress, Election
35. Benjamin Salisbury Benjamin Salisbury Actor, S1m0ne
36. Chris Massoglia Chris Massoglia Actor, The Hole Christopher Paul Massoglia was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His father is a chiropractor and his mother is a housewife. He still lives in Minneapolis with his parents, two brothers and a sister. His parents are devout Christians and Republicans, and Massoglia grew up a fan of Christian pop music...
37. Ralph Meeker Ralph Meeker Actor, Paths of Glory Burly American character actor Ralph Meeker first acted on stage at his Alma mater, Northwestern University, alongside other budding performers Charlton Heston and Patricia Neal. He graduated as a music major, because his dean had discouraged him from pursuing a theatrical career. Ignoring that advice...
38. Carl Lumbly Carl Lumbly Actor, Men of Honor Carl Lumbly was born in Minnesota, the son of Jamaican immigrants. His father was an avid reader, which inspired Lumbly's early appreciation for literature. After graduating from Macalester College with a degree in English, he landed a job writing for the Associated Press in Minneapolis. He also supplemented his income by doing freelance writing assignments for various periodicals and magazines...
39. Louie Anderson Louie Anderson Self, Life with Louie: A Christmas Surprise for Mrs. Stillman
40. Noel Neill Noel Neill Actress, Superman Returns Minnesota-born Noel Neill's ambition was to be a journalist like her father, the editor of a Minneapolis newspaper. However, she was hired by Bing Crosby to sing at the Turf Club at the race track in Del Mar, California (Crosby was one of the owners). Shortly thereafter, in 1941, she was signed to a contract by Paramount Pictures...
41. Katrina Begin Katrina Begin Actress, Remember the Daze
42. Lee Ving Lee Ving Actor, Flashdance
43. Ethan Erickson Ethan Erickson Actor, Guiding Light
44. Tim Bagley Tim Bagley Actor, The Mask Tim Bagley was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and grew up in Madison and Trempealeau, Wisconsin, and Niles, Michigan, with his parents, Carol and Elwyn, and four siblings, Anne, Patrick, Kit and Dan. After High School Tim moved to southern California to perform with the singing group "The Young Americans," while majoring in Art with a minor in Psychology at California State University Fullerton...
45. Marjean Holden Marjean Holden Actress, Hostage Actress, stunt woman, dancer and martial artist Marjean Holden was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and raised in Vail, Colorado. She started acting from the age of 9, well being from the family of entertainers, she already knew her profession. As a youngster, she showed multiple skills in her school plays...
46. Joan Staley Joan Staley Actress, The Ghost and Mr. Chicken Joan Staley was born Joan McConchie on May 20, 1940 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and started taking violin lessons by the time she was three-years- old. Living in Los Angeles, her prodigious talent was obvious and she soon joined a baby orchestra in Los Angeles and, within a few years, became a Junior Symphony performer at age six...
47. Courtney Hansen Courtney Hansen Self, Rides
48. George Roy Hill George Roy Hill Director, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Combative director George Roy Hill never hit it off with the critics, despite the fact that two of his films -- Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Sting -- had remained among the top ten box office hits by 1976. His work was frequently derided as 'impersonal' or lacking in stylistic trademarks, Andrew Sarris famously referring to it as 'idiosyncratic odious oiliness'...
49. Tony Denman Tony Denman Actor, Fargo
50. Dorothy Lyman Dorothy Lyman Actress, The Departed
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