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1. Christa Campbell Christa Campbell Actress, Drive Angry Christa Campbell made her mark as portraying a young Bettie Page in E! True Hollywood Story. Christa's far-ranging roles in include the movie Day of the Dead and the action-thriller Hero Wanted with Cuba Gooding Jr. also Lonely Hearts, co-starring with John Travolta, James Gandolfini and Salma Hayek, and shares the screen with Nicolas Cage in The Wicker Man...
2. Lyndsy Fonseca Lyndsy Fonseca Actress, Kick-Ass Lyndsy Marie Fonseca was born in Oakland, California, raised first in Alameda and then Moraga, California. Lyndsy competed in the International Modeling & Talent Association, where she was recognized as the second runner-up for "Young Miss Dancer of the Year" and was the first runner-up for "Miss Barbizon Young Miss Talent of the Year"...
3. Shemar Moore Shemar Moore Actor, Diary of a Mad Black Woman
4. Mahershala Ali Mahershala Ali Actor, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Born in Oakland, California, Mahershala Ali was raised in the neighboring city of Hayward by his parents and extended family. His father, Phillip, appeared in musical theater. Ali played basketball for St. Mary's College in Moraga, California (just east of Berkeley), where he received his bachelor of arts degree in mass communications...
5. Zendaya Zendaya Actress, Zapped Zendaya, which means "to give thanks" in the language of Shona, was born in Oakland, California. She now lives in Los Angeles, California with her family and her dog, named "Midnight". She was a part of the California Shakespearian Theatre, where her mom worked as a House Manager. She would help out in the theatre and even got to do many plays after...
6. Cary Fukunaga Cary Fukunaga Director, Sin Nombre
7. Brandon Lee Brandon Lee Actor, The Crow He was born on February 1, 1965 to Bruce Lee (Martial Arts idol) and Linda Lee Cadwell. Brother to Shannon Lee. In 1965, they moved to Hong Kong where Brandon became fluent in Cantonese by the age of 8. He attended Boston's Art-Oriented Emerson College in Massachusetts. He studied Martial Arts and drama...
8. Max Baer Jr. Max Baer Jr. Actor, The Wild McCullochs The son of former heavyweight boxing champion Max Baer, Max Baer Jr. is a classic (except probably to him) example of Hollywood typecasting. Known around the world as "Jethro Bodine" in the smash TV series The Beverly Hillbillies, Baer did not find work as an actor in Hollywood for three years after the Hillbillies went off the air...
9. Robert Culp Robert Culp Actor, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Tall, slim and exceedingly good-looking American leading man Robert Culp, a former cartoonist in his teen years, appeared off-Broadway in the 1950s before settling into polished, clean-cut film leads and "other man" supports a decade later. Hitting the popular TV boards in the hip, racially ground-breaking espionage program I Spy...
10. Daniella Pineda Daniella Pineda Actress, Always and Forever
11. Jill Whelan Jill Whelan Actress, Airplane!
12. Billie Joe Armstrong Billie Joe Armstrong Soundtrack, The Simpsons Movie Billie Joe Armstrong was born in Piedmont, California, a small town surrounded by the city of Oakland, and was raised in Rodeo, California, as the youngest of six children to Andrew "Andy" Armstrong and Ollie Jackson. His father worked as a jazz musician and truck driver for Safeway Inc. to support his family...
13. Lance Gross Lance Gross Actor, Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor
14. Khamani Griffin Khamani Griffin Actor, Rise of the Guardians
15. Russ Meyer Russ Meyer Director, Up! The son of a policeman and a nurse, Russ Meyer began winning prizes at 15 with his amateur films. He spent World War II in Europe as a combat cameraman. After the war, he became a professional photographer, shooting some of the earliest Playboy centerfolds. He made his film directorial debut with The Immoral Mr. Teas...
16. Ryan Coogler Ryan Coogler Director, Fruitvale Station
17. Dakin Matthews Dakin Matthews Actor, True Grit From February 2014 Dakin is taking on the iconic role of Mickey, the grizzled no-mercy trainer in ROCKY, THE MUSICAL at Broadway's Winter Gardens Theatre. This role was originally played by veteran screen actor Burgess Meredith in the original 1976 movie and he received an Academy award nomination for his achievement.
18. Ted Lange Ted Lange Actor, Last of the Romantics
19. Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson Actor, Gone with the Wind The son of a minstrel and circus tightrope walker, Eddie Anderson developed a gravel voice early in life which would become his trademark to fame. He joined his older brother Cornelius as members of "The Three Black Aces" during his vaudeville years, singing for pennies in the hotel lobby. He eventually moved his way up to the Roxy and Apollo theaters in New York...
20. Michael A. Goorjian Michael A. Goorjian Actor, SLC Punk! Michael Goorjian, born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, is an American actor, filmmaker, and writer. As an actor, Michael won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special for David's Mother with Kirstie Alley. He is also well known for his role as Justin, Neve Campbell's love interest on the Golden Globe winning series Party of Five...
21. Kenneth Tobey Kenneth Tobey Actor, The Thing from Another World Born in Oakland, California, Kenneth Tobey was headed for a law career when he first dabbled in acting at the University of California Little Theater. That experience led to a year and a half of study at New York's Neighborhood Playhouse, where his classmates included Gregory Peck, Eli Wallach and Tony Randall...
22. Datari Turner Datari Turner Producer, Video Girl With over 15 years of experience, Datari Turner has worked along side some of the biggest names in entertainment including Sean "Diddy" Combs, Jay-Z, Bruce Webber, and the late Herb Ritts to name a few. In 2011 and 2012, as a feature film producer, Datari produced a total of eleven films. Turner produced...
23. Buster Crabbe Buster Crabbe Actor, Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe Buster Crabbe graduated from the University of Southern California. In 1931, while working on That's My Boy for Columbia Pictures, he was tested by MGM for Tarzan and rejected. Paramount Pictures put him in King of the Jungle as Kaspa, the Lion Man (after a book of that title but clearly a copy of the Tarzan stories)...
24. Aaron McPherson Aaron McPherson Actor, A Million Ways to Die in the West
25. Mark Curry Mark Curry Actor, Armageddon A class clown since his earliest years, Mark quickly learned that a wild sense of humor could take him places. While working at a drugstore after quitting college he honed and polished a comedy act that he regularly practiced on customers. It was these customers, as well as his family and friends, who finally encouraged Mark to try his stand-up routine at area comedy clubs...
26. Jack Soo Jack Soo Actor, Thoroughly Modern Millie A genial, laid back, slumber-eyed character player especially adept at the relaxed wisecrack or dry comment, Japanese-American actor Jack Soo was born in Oakland, California, in 1917, his real name being Goro Suzuki. In the post-WWII years, he entertained as a stand-up performer in nightclubs and had...
27. George Stevens George Stevens Director, Giant George Stevens, a filmmaker known as a meticulous craftsman with a brilliant eye for composition and a sensitive touch with actors, is one of the great American filmmakers, ranking with John Ford, William Wyler and Howard Hawks as a creator of classic Hollywood cinema, bringing to the screen mytho-poetic worlds that were also mass entertainment...
28. William Sylvester William Sylvester Actor, 2001: A Space Odyssey
29. Jo Van Fleet Jo Van Fleet Actress, Cool Hand Luke Jo Van Fleet was born on December 30, 1914 in Oakland, California. She established herself as a notable dramatic actress on Broadway over several years, winning a Tony Award in 1954 for her skill in a difficult role, playing an unsympathetic, even abusive character, in Horton Foote's "The Trip to Bountiful" with Lillian Gish and Eva Marie Saint...
30. Sheila E. Sheila E. Self, Krush Groove Daughter of musician Pete Escovedo, Sheila E. became one of the top female musicians during the 1980s due to her fierce drumming style and her Latin rhythms. A former protégé of Prince, Sheila became a drummer in his band before branching off into solo musical projects. In addition to being considered the best female drummer alive...
31. Mills Watson Mills Watson Actor, Papillon
32. Sterling Sulieman Sterling Sulieman Actor, In Time Sterling Sulieman is an American actor from Oahu, Hawaii. While he may have attended Punahou High School like Barack Obama, he has no aspirations of becoming the President of the United States. Unless its in a Motion Picture or Television Show. Or if this whole acting career thing doesn't work out. Then, maybe a presidency. But lets not bet on that.
33. Susan Seaforth Hayes Susan Seaforth Hayes Actress, Wrestling with God Susan Seaforth Hayes, the American actress best known for her six-decade-long stint on the Days of Our Lives, was born Susan Seabold on July 11, 1943 in Oakland, California. She was the daughter of the actress and writer, Elizabeth Harrower. She made her debut on the Cavalcade of America omnibus TV series in 1954 and...
34. M.C. Hammer M.C. Hammer Soundtrack, Into the Wild
35. Donna Hanover Donna Hanover Actress, One Life to Live
36. Herbert Anderson Herbert Anderson Actor, Battleground
37. Scotty Beckett Scotty Beckett Actor, My Favorite Wife Scotty Beckett was one of the cutest, most successful child actors of the 1930s and 1940s. His descent into a life of alcoholism, drugs, and crime remains one of the most tragic of Hollywood stories. Born Scott Hastings Beckett on September 30, 1929 in Oakland, California, he and his family moved to Los Angeles when Scotty was 3 years old...
38. Connie Cezon Connie Cezon Actress, Corny Casanovas
39. Malaak Compton Malaak Compton Self, CNN Presents: Black in America 2
40. J.H. Wyman J.H. Wyman Producer, The Mexican
41. Laraine Stephens Laraine Stephens Actress, The Screaming Woman
42. Peter Hansen Peter Hansen Actor, General Hospital
43. Dina Platias Dina Platias Actress, Billy Madison
44. Elaine Mani Lee Elaine Mani Lee Actress, Serenity
45. Benjamin Patterson Benjamin Patterson Actor, College Road Trip
46. Gary Goldman Gary Goldman Producer, Anastasia When Gary Goldman met Don Bluth at Walt Disney Studios in 1972, they formed an instant friendship, soon realizing that they both shared the desire of restoring the heritage of classical animation to today's animated films, their friendship eventually turned into a creative partnership that has lasted over 30 years...
47. Deborah Driggs Deborah Driggs Self, Playboy Video Centerfold: Deborah Driggs - Karen Foster Lovely, shapely, and sultry brunette stunner Deborah Driggs was born on December 13, 1963 in Oakland, California. Deborah was a junior figure skater who performed at ice palaces throughout the Los Angeles Basin as a little girl, but eventually quit figure skating because she couldn't handle all the pressure...
48. Keyshia Cole Keyshia Cole Soundtrack, Coach Carter
49. Roger Edwards Roger Edwards Actor, Captain Phillips Roger Edwards was born in Oakland, California. He grew up with two older brothers (Randy and Ramond Wilson) and a younger sister,(Romonique). He was raised solely by his mother (Rosemary) throughout California's entire Bay Area. Growing up, Roger could be described as hyper-active and mischievous, but his undeniable charm gave him the ability to get out of any trouble he got into...
50. Robert Nichols Robert Nichols Actor, Giant A native of Oakland, California, Robert Nichols got his start as an entertainer in the Army during World War II. After his discharge, he attended London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art while working as a song-and-dance man at the Players Theater (Victorian music hall). Hollywood director Howard Hawks...
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