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1. Reese Witherspoon Reese Witherspoon Actress, Walk the Line Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976 at Southern Baptist Hospital (now Memorial Medical Center) in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is the second child of Mary Elizabeth "Betty" (Reese) and Dr. John Draper Witherspoon, Sr. Her father was a military surgeon specializing in ear, nose and throat...
2. Pauley Perrette Pauley Perrette Actress, NCIS Pauley Perrette is known to millions around the world as "Abby Sciuto", the brilliant but offbeat forensic scientist on CBS' NCIS, the #1-rated drama in the world. Her additional credits include appearances on such shows as Almost Famous, The Ring, 24, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation...
3. Anthony Mackie Anthony Mackie Actor, The Hurt Locker Anthony Mackie is an American actor. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Martha (Gordon) and Willie Mackie, Sr., who owned a business, Mackie Roofing. Anthony has been featured in feature films, television series and Broadway and Off-Broadway plays, including Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Drowning Crow...
4. Katherine LaNasa Katherine LaNasa Actress, The Campaign Actress, former ballet dancer and choreographer Katherine LaNasa was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and originally trained as a ballet dancer, but had attended the North Carolina School of Arts, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, as well as the Neighbourhood Playhouse in New York. In 1989, she married Dennis Hopper...
5. Patricia Clarkson Patricia Clarkson Actress, Shutter Island This remarkable, one-of-a-kind actress has, since the early 1990s, intrigued film and TV audiences with her glowing, yet careworn eccentricity and old world-styled glamour. Very much in demand these days as a character player, Patricia Clarkson nevertheless continues to avoid the temptation of money-making mainstream filming while reaping kudos and acting awards in out-of-the-way projects...
6. Mark Duplass Mark Duplass Actor, The League
7. Tyler Perry Tyler Perry Director, Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor Perry was born and raised in New Orleans, to Willie Maxine (Campbell) and Emmitt Perry, Sr. His mother was a church-goer and took Perry along with her once a week. His father was a carpenter and they had a very strained and abusive relationship, which led Perry to suffer from depression as a teenager...
8. Carl Weathers Carl Weathers Actor, Predator Carl Weathers was born on January 14, 1948, in New Orleans, Louisiana. A famous and successful football star at San Diego State, he played with the Oakland Raiders and retired from the sport in 1974, in order to give full attention to his goal: to be a real actor. Weathers first played small parts in two blaxploitation flicks...
9. Harry Connick Jr. Harry Connick Jr. Actor, The Iron Giant Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is the son of Anita Frances (Levy), a lawyer and judge, and Harry Connick, Sr. (Joseph Harry Fowler Connick), who served as District Attorney of New Orleans from 1973 to 2003. His father is of Irish, English, and German ancestry...
10. Faith Domergue Faith Domergue Actress, This Island Earth Sultry, brunette Faith Domergue was born in New Orleans, part Creole, but primarily of Irish and English extraction. She was adopted when she was six weeks old. In 1927 her adoptive parents took her to live in California, where she was educated at Catholic schools in Santa Monica. She had her first flirt with the acting profession while still at school...
11. Grace Zabriskie Grace Zabriskie Actress, The Grudge "Amazing Grace" Zabriskie was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She wrote her own original poetry, then performed at coffee shops and various artist hangouts in Atlanta. She was also a wonderful silk-screen printmaker. She moved to Hollywood and made her acting debut in Norma Rae. She went on to appear in over 80 movies...
12. John Larroquette John Larroquette Actor, Night Court
13. Sam Trammell Sam Trammell Actor, True Blood An intelligent, highly-capable actor, Sam Trammell made inroads on the New York stage while building an intriguing career in mostly independent features. He attended Brown University where he gravitated to acting in his senior year. Trammell made his film debut as an intern at a tabloid TV talk show...
14. Tristin Mays Tristin Mays Actress, The Wedding Ringer Growing up in New York City, Tristin was with the Ford Modeling Agency where she quickly became one of the top child models in the country. She would later land several national commercials such as Kraft Cheese, Play Skool Kool- Aid, Sunkist, ROSS, McDonald's and Hershey's. Tristin was also in several Broadway productions to include Disney's...
15. Jay Duplass Jay Duplass Producer, Togetherness Jay Duplass, along with his brother, Mark Duplass, first made a name for himself writing and directing several award-winning short films. His first feature film was the Sundance 2005 breakout hit "The Puffy Chair," which went on to win the Audience Award at SXSW and receive two Independent Spirit Award nominations...
16. Wendell Pierce Wendell Pierce Actor, The Wire
17. Richard Simmons Richard Simmons Self, General Hospital
18. Garrett Morris Garrett Morris Actor, 2 Broke Girls
19. Bryan Batt Bryan Batt Actor, 12 Years a Slave
20. Frederick Weller Frederick Weller Actor, In Plain Sight
21. Jeffrey Hunter Jeffrey Hunter Actor, The Searchers He made his Hollywood debut in Fourteen Hours (1950). Hunter and fellow actor Dale Robertson were partners in an organization called World Wide Adventures, Inc. The company specialized in documentary travel such as The Living Swamp filmed in Georgia. He died in 1969 after brain surgery following a stroke and accidental fall.
22. Romeo Miller Romeo Miller Actor, Honey
23. Eddie Jemison Eddie Jemison Actor, Ocean's Eleven
24. Ray Walston Ray Walston Actor, Fast Times at Ridgemont High Ray Walston started his acting career as a spear carrier with a local stock company. When the family moved to Houston, Texas, Walston's father wanted to teach him the oil business, but Walston instead joined a traveling repertory company (selling tickets as well as acting). He went on to associate with Margo Jones at the Houston Civic Theater for six years...
25. Philip Bolden Philip Bolden Actor, Are We There Yet?
26. Eugenie Bondurant Eugenie Bondurant Actress, Fight Club Eugenie Bondurant's long and slightly strange career has taken her from the runways of New York and Paris to a featured role as "Tigris" in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2. At 6'-1", with knife-blade cheekbones, Bondurant, was "discovered" after a bout with cancer left her looking especially exotic and androgynous...
27. Yvonne Suhor Yvonne Suhor Actress, The Young Riders Yvonne Suhor, visiting assistant professor of theatre, received her MFA from the University of California and has been a professional actress, director and teacher for several years. She was a regular on ABC's The Young Riders, played Cicely in an Emmy award-winning episode of Northern Exposure, played...
28. Nic Pizzolatto Nic Pizzolatto Writer, True Detective An award-winning novelist and short-story writer, he is the author of the collection 'Between Here and the Yellow Sea' and the novel 'Galveston.' He is originally from Southwest Louisiana, and taught literature at several universities, including the University of Chicago, before going into screenwriting in 2010. His fiction has been translated into French, German, Spanish, Japanese and Italian.
29. Azure Parsons Azure Parsons Actress, 2 Guns
30. Lil' Wayne Lil' Wayne Soundtrack, The Wrestler
31. Dorothy Lamour Dorothy Lamour Actress, Road to Bali In addition to being Miss New Orleans in 1931, Dorothy Lamour worked as a Chicago elevator operator; band vocalist for her first husband, band leader Herbie Kaye; and radio performer. In 1936 she donned her soon-to-be-famous sarong for her debut at Paramount, The Jungle Princess, and continued to play female Tarzan-Crusoe-Gauguin-girl-with make-up parts through the war years and beyond...
32. Corey Johnson Corey Johnson Actor, Ex Machina
33. Brock Kelly Brock Kelly Actor, Pitch Perfect
34. Kitty Carlisle Kitty Carlisle Self, To Tell the Truth Kitty Carlisle Hart wore a cloak of many professional and elegant colors. Actress, opera singer, Broadway performer, TV celebrity, game show panelist, patron of the arts, and, at age 95, this vital woman continued her six-decade musical odyssey with songs and reminisces in her one-woman show: "Kitty Carlisle Hart: An American Icon," which toured from her beloved New York to Los Angeles...
35. Truman Capote Truman Capote Writer, Breakfast at Tiffany's
36. Ciera Payton Ciera Payton Actress, Oldboy Those who know Ciera Payton would describe her as a deeply creative and powerful individual with an unwavering dedication to the arts. An accomplished actor, writer and social activist, there is no doubt Ms. Payton has earned the respect of her peers and established herself as a well-respected pillar of the entertainment industry...
37. Louis Prima Louis Prima Soundtrack, Casino Born in New Orleans' French Quarter, Louis Prima longed to play jazz. When he was a child, he studied the violin. His older brother Leon took up trumpet while Louis was still quite young, and he soon followed in his brother's footsteps. He played in clubs like "The Famous Door" in the 1930s, and by the time the 1940s rolled around...
38. Laura Flannery Laura Flannery Actress, Trumbo Laura Flannery is a Los Angeles based SAG AFTRA actress. Born in New Orleans, La. Laura began her acting career at Story Land in City Park, New Orleans and then a children's theater group called Summer Stages. Looking to expand beyond the stage, she signed with a talent agent at 13 years of age and took on-screen acting classes...
39. Adam Nee Adam Nee Actor, Band of Robbers
40. Penelope Spheeris Penelope Spheeris Director, Wayne's World Spheeris is often referred to as a 'rock 'n roll anthropologist'. In 1974 she formed the first Los Angeles music video production company, ROCK 'N REEL. She concluded her music video work with the Grammy-nominated, "Bohemian Rhapsody" video for "Wayne's World". Spheeris' feature film debut was the 1979 documentary on the Los Angeles punk scene...
41. Douglas M. Griffin Douglas M. Griffin Actor, 12 Years a Slave
42. Barry Shabaka Henley Barry Shabaka Henley Actor, The Terminal
43. Phil Fondacaro Phil Fondacaro Actor, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Phil Fondacaro started his career in 1981 when a casting call went out for "little people" for the feature film Under the Rainbow. This was the beginning of a career that is still going strong to this day. From that time he has worked in every genre. including drama, comedy, horror and animation. Phil has worked in films with directors such as Robert Zemeckis (The Polar Express)...
44. Rhonda Shear Rhonda Shear Actress, Spaceballs Having spent 25 years in the Hollywood spotlight as an actress, comedienne and host, Rhonda Shear knows a thing or two about making the most of her assets! Star of the popular late night series USA Up All Night, Shear learned the art of illusion and camouflage from Hollywood's top costume designers. Now...
45. Tom Ligon Tom Ligon Actor, Another World Handsome, chameleon character actor and sometimes lead, best known for his performances in Paint Your Wagon, the TV series The Young and the Restless, and Bang the Drum Slowly in which he also sang the title song. Ligon created the role of Orson in the prize-winning Off-Broadway musical 'Your Own Thing', and starred...
46. Steve Zissis Steve Zissis Actor, Her Steve Zissis was born and raised in the culturally rich city of New Orleans, Louisiana, to a family of Greek descent. He attended Jesuit High School where he first began to act in musicals at the age of sixteen, and went on to New York University where he studied acting and performed in plays. At NYU...
47. Taryn Terrell Taryn Terrell Stunts, Jurassic World
48. Sabrina Le Beauf Sabrina Le Beauf Actress, The Cosby Show Sabrina LeBeauf was born in New Orleans, grew up in Los Angeles and currently lives on Maui, HI. She was a cast member in "Love, Loss and What I Wore" by Nora and Delia Ephron at the Westside Theatre in New York, the Delaware Theatre Center and the Scottsdale Centre for the Arts. She has done numerous roles at the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington...
49. Harold Sylvester Harold Sylvester Actor, An Officer and a Gentleman
50. Elmore Leonard Elmore Leonard Writer, Jackie Brown
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