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1. Mary Elizabeth Winstead Mary Elizabeth Winstead Actress, 10 Cloverfield Lane Mary Elizabeth Winstead is a gifted actress, known for her versatile work in a variety of film and television projects. Possibly most known for her role as Ramona Flowers in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, she has also starred in critically acclaimed independent films such as Smashed, for which she received an Independent Spirit Award nomination...
2. Britt Robertson Britt Robertson Actress, Tomorrowland Brittany Leanna Robertson was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, to Beverly (Hayes) and Ryan Robertson, a restaurateur. She was raised in South Carolina, the oldest of seven children. Her mother's worries about the public school system led to Robertson being home-schooled. She began acting at the Greenville Little Theater in South Carolina...
3. Evan Rachel Wood Evan Rachel Wood Actress, The Wrestler Evan Rachel Wood was born September 7, 1987, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her father, Ira David Wood III, is a theatre actor, writer and director, and her mother, Sara Wood, is an actress and acting coach. She has two older brothers--Dana Wood, a musician, and Ira David Wood IV, who has also acted...
4. Liz Vassey Liz Vassey Actress, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Liz Vassey was born on August 9, 1972 in Raleigh, North Carolina and was raised in Tampa, Florida. She began acting at the age of nine (portraying Oliver in the musical of the same name) and continued to work extensively on the stage, performing in over fifty plays at regional and professional theaters in the Tampa Bay area...
5. Jaime Pressly Jaime Pressly Actress, My Name Is Earl After growing up in North Carolina, Jaime spent almost 11 years training in gymnastics and eventually entered the modeling world. Jaime can be seen on the cover of an older Teen Magazine, and has modeled throughout the United States, Italy, and Japan.
6. Julianne Moore Julianne Moore Actress, The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore was born Julie Anne Smith in Fort Bragg, North Carolina on December 3, 1960, the daughter of Anne (Love), a social worker, and Peter Moore Smith, a paratrooper, colonel, and later military judge. Her mother moved to the U.S. in 1951, from Greenock, Scotland. Her father, from Burlington, New Jersey, has German, Irish, German-Jewish, and English ancestry...
7. Chyler Leigh Chyler Leigh Actress, Not Another Teen Movie Born in Charlotte, North Carolina and raised in Virginia Beach and Miami Beach, Chyler began her career in front of the camera at age 12 modeling for magazines and catalogues. Her success in print later led to national commercials for Coca Cola and Wendy's, among others. By age 16, she had already completed several pilots (ABC's Wilder Days and the WB's Saving Graces) at the onset...
8. Michael C. Hall Michael C. Hall Actor, Dexter Michael C. Hall was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, to Janice (Styons), a guidance counselor, and William Carlyle Hall, who worked for IBM. Michael is a graduate of NYU's Master of Fine Arts program in acting. He is known for the titular character "Dexter" in Dexter and as mortician "David Fisher" in Six Feet Under...
9. Zach Galifianakis Zach Galifianakis Actor, The Hangover Zach Galifianakis was born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, to Mary Frances (Cashion), who owned a community arts center, and Harry Galifianakis, a heating oil vendor. His father is of Greek descent and his mother is of mostly English and Scottish ancestry. Zach moved to New York City after failing his last college class by one point...
10. Jennifer Ehle Jennifer Ehle Actress, Zero Dark Thirty
11. Pam Grier Pam Grier Actress, Jackie Brown Pam Grier was born in Winston-Salem, NC, one of four children of Gwendolyn Sylvia (Samuels), a nurse, and Clarence Ransom Grier Jr., an Air Force mechanic. Pam has been a major African-American star from the early 1970s. Her career started in 1971, when Roger Corman of New World Pictures launched her with The Big Doll House...
12. Emily V. Gordon Emily V. Gordon Producer, The Big Sick Emily started out her career as a masters-level couples and family therapist, working in the field for about six years before leaving to be a writer and producer. She has written a book, Super You, as well as for TV. She is the booker and producer of The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, a live stand up show and TV show. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Kumail Nanjiani.
13. A.D. Miles A.D. Miles Writer, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
14. Robert Duncan McNeill Robert Duncan McNeill Actor, Star Trek: Voyager Robert Duncan McNeill was born on November 9, 1964 in North Carolina, but raised in Washington, D.C. until his family finally settled down in Atlanta, Georgia. Later, he attended a local high school and, after he graduated, he moved to New York City and enrolled at Juilliard where he spent two years studying the trade...
15. Bellamy Young Bellamy Young Actress, Scandal Born in Asheville, North Carolina, Bellamy is a graduate of Yale University. She also studied at Oxford University in England. In New York, she starred on Broadway as Mary in Cy Coleman's "The Life" and also as Meg in the revival of Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along". Other notable theater...
16. Emily Procter Emily Procter Actress, CSI: Miami Emily Procter is a native of Raleigh, N.C. who attended East Carolina University. "I tried to get in the theatre department", she says, "but it was full." After graduation, however, she moved to Los Angeles and landed a number of small roles in films such as Jerry Maguire. "Then I got the chance to audition for The West Wing and I got the part", she says.
17. Christoph Sanders Christoph Sanders Actor, Last Man Standing Christoph Sanders grew up in western NC, before moving to Los Angeles in 2007, he is currently (2016) playing the character Kyle Anderson on the TV series Last Man Standing. Before Last Man Standing, Christoph Sanders was on the TV series Ghost Whisperer starting midway through season three until the shows end in 2010.
18. Ava Gardner Ava Gardner Actress, The Killers Ava Lavina Gardner was born on December 24, 1922 in Grabtown, North Carolina, to Mary Elizabeth (née Baker) and Jonas Bailey Gardner. Born on a tobacco farm, where she got her lifelong love of earthy language and going barefoot, Ava grew up in the rural South. At age 18, her picture in the window of her brother-in- law's New York photo studio brought her to the attention of MGM...
19. Sean Bridgers Sean Bridgers Actor, Room
20. Anna Wood Anna Wood Actress, Reckless
21. Sharon Lawrence Sharon Lawrence Actress, NYPD Blue You may know her from multiple nominated and SAG Award winning portrayal of ADA Sylvia Costas Sipowitz in NYPD Blue, as a stay-at-home prostitute in Desperate Housewives and a murderous realtor on Monk, as a serial killer on Law and Order:SVU, coming to terms with her long lost daughter on Rizzoli & Isles...
22. Julianna Guill Julianna Guill Actress, Crazy, Stupid, Love. Julianna Guill was born on July 7, 1987 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA as Julianna Minetree Guill. Her parents are Ann and Earl Guill. She is one of three children who all grew up singing and acting. She began tap, ballet and jazz dance at an early age, and continued singing in the choir while at R.J...
23. Paul Schneider Paul Schneider Actor, Lars and the Real Girl
24. Matthew Settle Matthew Settle Actor, Gossip Girl Matthew Settle continues to evolve into a respected actor of Stage and Screen. Known in households, around the world, for his work in the cultural phenomenon, Gossip Girl, as "Rufus Humphrey", as well as the celebrated "Capt. Ronald Speirs" from the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning Band of Brothers...
25. Meredith Hagner Meredith Hagner Actress, Veep
26. Aldis Hodge Aldis Hodge Actor, Straight Outta Compton Aldis Hodge is best known for his role as 'Alec Hardison' on TNT's highly rated television series, "Leverage" which nabbed a People's Choice Award in 2013. He can be seen in the Amazon pilot, "The After" from "X-Files" creator Chris Carter in addition to his recurring role on AMC's "Turn: Washington's...
27. Jim Rash Jim Rash Actor, The Way Way Back
28. Alex ter Avest Alex ter Avest Actress, Stuck in Love
29. Maddie Hasson Maddie Hasson Actress, God Bless America Maddie grew up in Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina with her parents and two sisters. Maddie began dancing at the age of seven, almost immediately getting picked up by FoxTroupe Dance Company under the direction of Mira Fox Lamendola. While competing in FoxTroupe, Maddie won many awards...
30. Kathryn Grayson Kathryn Grayson Actress, Show Boat Kathryn Grayson was born Zelma Kathryn Elisabeth Hedrick in Winston-Salem, NC, on February 9, 1922. This pretty, petite brunette with a heart-shaped face was discovered by MGM talent scouts while singing on the radio. The studio quickly signed her to a contract, and she was given acting lessons along and had to pose for countless publicity photos...
31. Andy Griffith Andy Griffith Actor, The Andy Griffith Show Andy Griffith is best known for his starring roles in two very popular television series, The Andy Griffith Show and Matlock. Griffith earned a degree in music from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In the 1950s, he became a regular on The Ed Sullivan Show and The Steve Allen Plymouth Show. He was featured in the Broadway play "No Time for Sergeants" (1955) for which he received a Tony nomination...
32. Corinne Bohrer Corinne Bohrer Actress, Vice Versa
33. Margo Stilley Margo Stilley Actress, 9 Songs
34. Sierra McCormick Sierra McCormick Actress, A.N.T. Farm
35. Mackenzie Mauzy Mackenzie Mauzy Actress, Into the Woods
36. Lee Norris Lee Norris Actor, One Tree Hill
37. Jill Wagner Jill Wagner Self, Wipeout
38. Harry Goaz Harry Goaz Actor, Twin Peaks Born in North Carolina, grew up in Beaumont, Texas, Harry Goaz did not become interested in acting until after he graduated from the University of Texas. He then settled in Los Angeles and studied acting under Bill Traylor at The Loft while working as a driver. He first met David Lynch while driving...
39. Brandon W. Jones Brandon W. Jones Actor, Pretty Little Liars Brandon William Jones is an American actor born in the central Piedmont region of North Carolina. He was raised as an only child in the town of McLeansville by parents, Kimberly and Reid Jones. At Northeast Guilford High School, Jones was involved in sports as a member of the football, track, and wrestling teams...
40. Fortune Feimster Fortune Feimster Writer, Chelsea Lately Fortune Feimster, the Southern comic who hails from North Carolina, has been making quite a name for herself as an actor, stand-up comedian, and writer since moving to Los Angeles in 2003. In fact, Variety named Fortune one of their "Top 10 Comics to Watch" in 2014, and she has been reaching new heights ever since...
41. Clay Aiken Clay Aiken Self, The Runner-Up Clayton Holmes Grissom was born in Raleigh, North Carolina 30 November 1978 to his mother, Faye Aiken Parker and his late father, Vernon Grissom. When Clay was a teenager, he had a love for teaching and helping young children and later on studied to became a school teacher. When he was about 23 years old...
42. Judith Scott Judith Scott Actress, Fracture
43. Briana Venskus Briana Venskus Actress, The Walking Dead
44. J.B. Smoove J.B. Smoove Actor, Date Night
45. Jackée Harry Jackée Harry Actress, Sister, Sister Jackée Harry was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and reared from the age of nine in Harlem, New York, by her mother, Flossie. At the tender age of fourteen, Jackée landed the lead role of the King in her school's production of The King and I. Upon graduation from New York City's High School of Music and Art with a distinction in Opera...
46. Shannon Cochran Shannon Cochran Actress, The Ring Shannon was born in Savannah, Georgia. She graduated summa cum laude from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. She had extensive theatre work in Chicago, including the world premiere of "Picasso at the Lapin Agile", a play by Steve Martin. She received a Joseph Jefferson Award for her role as "Gladys Bump" in "Pal Joey", at the Goodman Theatre.
47. Brooke Sorenson Brooke Sorenson Actress, Modern Family Brooke Nicole Sorenson started acting in musical theatre, voiceover and commercials. Brooke and her younger sister, Lolli Sorenson, also an actress, spent 8 months in Manhattan studying acting, voice and dance. Brooke's first booking was a Fox Pilot,The Gabriels, with Rob Riggle and Angela Kinsey. Brooke has also been recurring on Nickelodeon's...
48. Brian Huskey Brian Huskey Actor, Another Period
49. Debbi Morgan Debbi Morgan Actress, All My Children Debbie Morgan was born September 20, 1956 in Dunn, North Carolina, to Lora and George Morgan, Jr., she moved to New York City when she was three months old. Debbie's earliest film role was in Cry Uncle . She played the role of Olga Winter. Her most memorable role was on the television series All My Children...
50. Austin Highsmith Austin Highsmith Actress, Dolphin Tale
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