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1. James Garner James Garner Actor, The Notebook Amiable and handsome James Garner had obtained success in both films and television, often playing variations of the charming anti-hero/con-man persona he first developed in Maverick, the offbeat western TV series that shot him to stardom in the late 1950s. On the big screen, Garner made his film debut in Toward the Unknown...
2. Brad Pitt Brad Pitt Actor, Inglourious Basterds Brad Pitt was born on December 18, 1963 in Shawnee, Oklahoma and raised in Springfield, Missouri. His mother's name is Jane Etta Hillhouse. His father, William (Bill) Pitt, worked in management at a trucking firm in Springfield. He has a younger brother, Douglas (Doug) Pitt and a younger sister Julie Neal Pitt...
3. Lee Pace Lee Pace Actor, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug In 2003, Lee Pace starred in the Sundance hit, Soldier's Girl, an extraordinary telefilm created for Showtime. The film was based on the true story of a transgendered nightclub performer in love with a soldier who is brutally murdered for their relationship. His breakthrough performance garnered him nominations for both the Golden Globes and the Independent Spirit Award...
4. Olivia Munn Olivia Munn Actress, Magic Mike Oklahoma-born Olivia Munn, daughter of Kim and Sam Munn, grew up in a family of five children. She was 2 years old when her mother remarried an Air Force man. After that they left Oklahoma and moved around a lot. They spent much time in Tokyo, Japan. When the family eventually returned to the US, Olivia moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of becoming an actress...
5. Kristin Chenoweth Kristin Chenoweth Actress, Rio 2 Kristin Chenoweth is an American stage, screen and television actress. Though, depending on who you ask, Cheno fans may disagree on what her most famous roles are. Since Chenoweth began her career, she has been credited with roles in musicals and plays on and off-Broadway, on various television shows and can be seen in movies on television and the big screen...
6. James Marsden James Marsden Actor, X-Men James Paul Marsden, or better known as just James Marsden, was born on September 18, 1973, in Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA. His father, a distinguished Professor of Animal Sciences & Industry at Kansas State University and his mother, a nutritionist, divorced when he was just nine years old. James grew up with his four other siblings, sisters, Jennifer and Elizabeth, and brothers, Jeff and Robert...
7. Ron Howard Ron Howard Actor, American Graffiti Ron was born in Oklahoma, into an acting family - his father had realized a boyhood dream of acting by attending the University of Oklahoma and majoring in drama, and his mother went through acting school in New York. He was in his first movie at 18 months, Frontier Woman, although his first real part was at the age of 4...
8. Jeanne Tripplehorn Jeanne Tripplehorn Actress, Basic Instinct Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on June 10, 1963, Jeanne Tripplehorn developed an interest in performing through her father, guitarist Tom Tripplehorn, who at one time recorded with the pop group Gary Lewis & The Playboys on such hits as "This Diamond Ring". (Note: many references list Jeanne's father's birth date as February 2...
9. Chuck Norris Chuck Norris Actor, The Expendables 2 Chuck Norris is an Executive Producer of Walker, Texas Ranger as well as the star. Norris is familiar to fans worldwide as the star of action films such as The Hitman, The Delta Force and Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection. He also starred in Missing in Action and its sequels, Firewalker and Sidekicks. Norris was born Carlos Ray in Ryan...
10. Bill Hader Bill Hader Actor, Superbad
11. Mason Cook Mason Cook Actor, The Lone Ranger Mason most recently joined the cast of the television series Legends in the series regular role of "Aiden Odum." Legends premieres August 13, 2014 at 9/8c on TNT. In early 2014, Mason joined the ABC sitcom, THE GOLDBERGS, in the recurring role of "Tyler," filmed a memorable guest appearance on the FOX comedy hit NEW GIRL...
12. Ryan Merriman Ryan Merriman Actor, Final Destination 3 Ryan Merriman began his acting career doing commercials, print work, vocal performances, and local theater in Oklahoma when he was 8 years old, moving into film and television work at the age of 10. Most recently Ryan wrapped production on the film "42" alongside Harrison Ford and Lucas Black. Warner Brother's has set April 12, 2013 as the theatrical release date for this film...
13. Malese Jow Malese Jow Actress, The Social Network Malese Jow, originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, has developed into an actress, songstress, and entertainer. Malese began her acting career in 1999 with McDonald's commercials when the head of advertising heard her sing and booked her in several spots and jingles. Then in 2002, at the ripe age of 11, Malese...
14. Milena Govich Milena Govich Actress, A Novel Romance Milena Govich first gained national attention on television in CBS's Love Monkey, then as the prostitute/con-artist Candy on three seasons of Rescue Me. She also starred in the Dick Wolf series Conviction which led to her role as the first and only female detective on the Emmy winning series, Law & Order...
15. Alfre Woodard Alfre Woodard Actress, Primal Fear Alfre Woodard was born on November 8, 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the youngest of three children. She was named by her godmother, who claimed she saw a vision of Alfre's name in written out in gold letters. A former high school cheerleader and track star, she got the acting bug after being persuaded to audition for a school play by a nun at her school...
16. Reba McEntire Reba McEntire Actress, Tremors Reba Nell McEntire was born on March 28, 1955 in McAlester, Oklahoma. The reigning queen of country music has pursued a musical career since the age of 5. In junior high, she performed with her siblings as the Singing McEntires. A fine athlete, McEntire followed in the footsteps of her rodeo champion father in competitive barrel racing...
17. Heather Langenkamp Heather Langenkamp Actress, A Nightmare on Elm Street
18. Carrie Underwood Carrie Underwood Soundtrack, Enchanted
19. Wes Studi Wes Studi Actor, Avatar From small-town Oklahoma native to internationally acclaimed actor and musician, Wes Studi credits his passion and multi-faceted background for his powerful character portrayals that forever changed a Hollywood stereotype. Within a few years of his arrival in Hollywood, Studi caught the attention of the public in Dances with Wolves...
20. Nicki Aycox Nicki Aycox Actress, Jeepers Creepers II Nicki Aycox has lived a full artistic life beginning at the very young age of nine. It was here, that Nicki began playing music and fell in love with the family piano. By the time she had reached her preteens she was introducing Beethoven to audiences all around Oklahoma. The child pianist played her...
21. Hayley McFarland Hayley McFarland Actress, The Conjuring Hayley McFarland was born on March 29, 1991. As a child she appeared in several theatrical productions, including Titanic, Fiddler on the Roof, and The Sound of Music. She has appeared on TV (Gilmore Girls, ER, Criminal Minds). In 2008 Hayley was cast as Emiliy Lightman on the FOX series Lie to Me. In the 2008 film Winged Creatures, she played Lori Carline alongside Dakota Fanning.
22. Rue McClanahan Rue McClanahan Actress, Starship Troopers A New York stage actress in the 1950s, McClanahan was plucked from the stage by Norman Lear for roles on All in the Family and later Maude. For two years (1982 - 1984), she played "Aunt Fran" on Mama's Family until her character was killed off and she joined the cast of Golden Girls. She hit her comedic stride as a sharp tongued oversexed Southern belle on The Golden Girls.
23. Tisha Campbell-Martin Tisha Campbell-Martin Actress, Little Shop of Horrors Tisha Campbell's first TV appearance was at the age of 8, on episode #006 of the PBS show The Big Blue Marble. The show featured stories on the life and culture of children from around the world. In her segment, Tisha was shown playing with her brother, going to school with her mother who was also her voice coach, and singing at a jazz concert in New York's Greenwich Village.
24. Suzy Amis Suzy Amis Actress, Titanic Born on January 5, 1962 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Susan Elizabeth "Suzy" Amis first worked as a Ford model before she began acting in the 1980s. She made her film debut in the comedy film Fandango, opposite Kevin Costner. After that, Amis next had roles in Rocket Gibraltar, Where the Heart Is...
25. Bill Goldberg Bill Goldberg Actor, The Longest Yard
26. Tim Blake Nelson Tim Blake Nelson Actor, O Brother, Where Art Thou?
27. Vera Miles Vera Miles Actress, Psycho Born in Boise City, Oklahoma, Vera Miles attended school in Pratt, Kansas and Wichita, Kansas. The patrician beauty of Miss Miles won her the title of "Miss Kansas" in 1948, leading soon to small roles in Hollywood films and television series. Fame came to the forthright, spirited Miles when she attracted the attention of two master directors...
28. Blake Edwards Blake Edwards Writer, The Party Blake Edwards' stepfather's father J. Gordon Edwards was a silent screen director, and his stepfather Jack McEdward was a stage director and movie production manager. Blake acted in a number films, beginning with Ten Gentlemen from West Point and wrote a number of others, beginning with Panhandle and including six for director Richard Quine...
29. Kate Melton Kate Melton Actress, Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins
30. Candy Clark Candy Clark Actress, Zodiac
31. Lauren Stamile Lauren Stamile Actress, Midnight Bayou
32. Ben Johnson Ben Johnson Actor, The Last Picture Show Born in Oklahoma, Ben Johnson was a ranch hand and rodeo performer when, in 1940, Howard Hughes hired him to take a load of horses to California. He decided to stick around (the pay was good), and for some years was a stunt man, horse wrangler, and double for such stars as John Wayne, Gary Cooper and James Stewart...
33. Heather Wahlquist Heather Wahlquist Actress, The Notebook Heather Wahlquist is an actress and writer. A native Oklahoman, Wahlquist aspired to be an actress at an early age and came to Hollywood after studying drama at the University of Oklahoma. Her most recent project is "Yellow," in which she not only stars, but also co-wrote in collaboration with the film's director...
34. Wade Williams Wade Williams Actor, Gangster Squad
35. Ester Dean Ester Dean Soundtrack, Rio Ester Renay Dean (born April 15, 1986) is an American songwriter, singer, rapper, and record producer. She was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma on April 15, 1986, but lived in Tulsa, Oklahoma, then in her late teens, she moved to Omaha, Nebraska. After graduating from Omaha North High School in 2001,she moved to Atlanta, Georgia, until relocating to Los Angeles, California...
36. Danny Cooksey Danny Cooksey Actor, Terminator 2: Judgment Day
37. Randy Wayne Randy Wayne Actor, To Save a Life
38. Mary Kay Place Mary Kay Place Actress, Being John Malkovich
39. Kirsten Nelson Kirsten Nelson Actress, War of the Worlds
40. Tyson Ritter Tyson Ritter Soundtrack, Meet the Robinsons Born Tyson Jay Ritter on April 24 1984, Tyson Ritter lived in Stillwater, Oklahoma for most of his life. Being an AC/DC fan, Tyson loved rock music. He was in middle school when music started to take center stage in his life. He began to write his own songs until high school, when he met Nick Wheeler...
41. Rance Howard Rance Howard Actor, A Beautiful Mind
42. Jack Garner Jack Garner Actor, My Fellow Americans
43. Sarah Vowell Sarah Vowell Actress, The Incredibles Born in Oklahoma and raised in Montana, Sarah Vowell is best known for her bits on public radio's This American Life. A contributing editor for the program since 1996, she has been a staple of TAL's popular live shows around the country, for which The New York Times has commended her "funny querulous voice and shrewd comic delivery." As a critic and reporter...
44. Hoyt Axton Hoyt Axton Actor, Gremlins
45. Thad Luckinbill Thad Luckinbill Actor, Just Married
46. Jennifer Jones Jennifer Jones Actress, The Song of Bernadette When Jennifer Jones arrived in Hollywood in 1939, she still called herself Phylis Isley. Her face and especially her eyes drew the attention of the producer David O. Selznick, who did not only allow her a great career but also fell in love with her and finally married Jennifer Jones in 1949. For her role in The Song of Bernadette...
47. Brian Bosworth Brian Bosworth Actor, The Longest Yard Former NFL Seattle Seahawks linebacker, the always controversial Brian "Boz" Bosworth only played three seasons in the NFL but during that period he made plenty of headlines for a mixture of reasons, however he was forced to retire due to a chronic shoulder injury - which then saw "Boz" pitched as a new action star in the cinema...
48. Lexi Ainsworth Lexi Ainsworth Actress, Wild Child Born Alexandra Ainsworth in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to a dentist father and a school teacher mother, Lexi began dancing on stage by age 6 with the local ballet company. This lead to her appearance in the professional theater production of The Wizard of Oz where she performed as a Lullabye League munchkin...
49. Cleavon Little Cleavon Little Actor, Blazing Saddles Versatile, charismatic African-American actor Cleavon Little was born on June 1, 1939, in Oklahoma but grew up in California and attended San Diego College. He earned a scholarship to Juilliard and moved to New York, then trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Art and was soon appearing off-Broadway...
50. Larry Clark Larry Clark Director, Kids Was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (1943). Son of Frances Clark (baby photographer) and Lewis Clark. Graduated from Central High school in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Attended Layton School of Art in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Studied under Walter Sheffer and Gerard Bakker. Film debut was the movie Kids. He was already well known for his revolutionary photographic body of work...
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