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1. Marlon Brando Marlon Brando Actor, The Godfather Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in 1949...
2. Jaime King Jaime King Actress, Pearl Harbor
3. Nick Nolte Nick Nolte Actor, The Thin Red Line Nick Nolte was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to Helen (King) and Franklin Arthur Nolte, who worked in irrigation pump sales. He has German and British Isles ancestry. Nolte began his career on stage at the Pasadena (California) Playhouse and in regional theatre productions. His breakthrough role was in the TV mini-series Rich Man, Poor Man...
4. Scott Porter Scott Porter Actor, Music and Lyrics
5. Nicholas D'Agosto Nicholas D'Agosto Actor, Final Destination 5 Nicholas D'Agosto was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He is the son of Deanna Rae (Vellinga) and Alan D'Agosto, who franchises Arby's restaurants. His ancestry includes Italian (from his father) and Dutch (his maternal grandfather). Nicholas was a student when he was cast in Election, which filmed in Omaha...
6. Gabrielle Union Gabrielle Union Actress, Bad Boys II Gabrielle Union was born on October 29, 1972, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Theresa (Glass), who managed a phone company, and Sylvester E. Union, a military sergeant and business executive. At the age of 8, her family moved to Pleasanton, California, where she grew up and attended high school. In high school...
7. Jorge Garcia Jorge Garcia Actor, The Wedding Ringer
8. Bryan Greenberg Bryan Greenberg Actor, Friends with Benefits Bryan Greenberg was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to a Jewish family. His parents, Denise and Carl Greenberg, are both psychologists. At the age of twelve, Greenberg moved to St. Louis, Missouri, with his parents and sister, Becca. After starring in summer camp productions and graduating from Parkway Central High School, he moved to New York City to pursue an acting career...
9. Nicholas Sparks Nicholas Sparks Writer, The Notebook Nicholas Sparks was born on December 31, 1965 in Omaha, Nebraska. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1988 and is one of the more critically-acclaimed authors of the past 5 years. He is the author of 5 best-selling books, including "The Notebook" and "The Rescue". Four of his books, Message in a Bottle...
10. Swoosie Kurtz Swoosie Kurtz Actress, Liar Liar Swoosie is the only child of author Margo and Frank Kurtz. As her father was a colonel in the U.S. Air Force, she moved often during her school years, living in eight different states. At the University of Southern California she majored in drama; later she attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art...
11. Montgomery Clift Montgomery Clift Actor, From Here to Eternity Edward Montgomery Clift (nicknamed 'Monty' his entire life) was born on October 17, 1920 in Omaha, Nebraska, just after his twin sister Roberta and eighteen months after his brother Brooks Clift. He was the son of Ethel "Sunny" Anderson (Fogg) and William Brooks Clift. His father made a lot of money in banking but was quite poor during the depression...
12. Farrah Abraham Farrah Abraham Self, Farrah Abraham from 'Teen Mom'/'The New Atlanta's' Vawn/Bethenny Tests Infomercial Products
13. Fred Astaire Fred Astaire Soundtrack, Top Hat Fred Astaire was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to Johanna (Geilus) and Fritz Austerlitz, a brewer. Fred entered show business at age 5. He was successful both in vaudeville and on Broadway in partnership with his sister, Adele Astaire. After Adele retired to marry in 1932, Astaire headed to Hollywood. Signed to RKO...
14. Alexander Payne Alexander Payne Producer, The Descendants Director, producer and screenwriter Alexander Payne was born in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents, Peggy (Constantine) and George Payne, ran a Greek restaurant. His father is of Greek and German ancestry, and his mother is of Greek descent; the family name was originally Papadopoulos. He has two older brothers...
15. Anne Ramsey Anne Ramsey Actress, The Goonies American character actress Anne Ramsey was quite busy in the 1980s despite being in her later years at the time. It wasn't until quite late in her life that Ramsey pursued an acting career in motion pictures. Ramsey was born Anne Mobley in Omaha, Nebraska, to Eleanor (Smith), a national treasurer of the Girl Scouts...
16. Terry Kiser Terry Kiser Actor, Weekend at Bernie's Excellent, prolific and dependable character actor Terry Kiser was born in Omaha, Nebraska. Terry attended the University of Kansas on both football and dramatic scholarships. He graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering and worked for three years in this profession in his hometown of Omaha...
17. Andrew Rannells Andrew Rannells Actor, Bachelorette
18. Hallee Hirsh Hallee Hirsh Actress, You've Got Mail Born in 1987 at Offut Air Force Base of military parents, Hallee started acting professionally at age 3 while her parents were stationed in Pensacola Fla. She had her first stage role at age 3, was discovered by agents, and immediately began booking commercials first in Florida and, soon after, in New York...
19. Jay Karnes Jay Karnes Actor, Setup Jay Karnes was born in Omaha, NE and attended the University of Kansas, where he studied theatre, history, and political science. He has performed extensively in the regional theater, including in The Tempest, Two Noble Kinsman, Richard II, Macbeth, Coriolanus, Love's Labor's Lost, and Tom Stoppard's Arcadia...
20. Dorothy McGuire Dorothy McGuire Actress, Gentleman's Agreement A genuine model of sincerity, practicality and dignity in most of the roles she inhabited, actress Dorothy McGuire offered Tinseltown more talent than it probably knew what to do with. A quiet, passive beauty, she had a soothing quality to her open-faced looks and voice. She was a natural when he came...
21. John Beasley John Beasley Actor, The Sum of All Fears
22. Andy Milder Andy Milder Actor, Go
23. Pamela Austin Pamela Austin Actress, Kissin' Cousins
24. Yolonda Ross Yolonda Ross Actress, Whatever Works
25. Max Baer Max Baer Actor, Africa Screams Max Baer was boxing's most colorful World Heavyweight Champion until Muhammad Ali arrived on the scene some 30 years later. A 6' 4" mountain of muscle and movie-star handsome, he could have been a movie-star instead of a boxer. But "Mad Cap" Maxie just loved to fight. And fight he did, racking up an impressive knockout streak in California...
26. Paula Zahn Paula Zahn Self, A Mother's Nightmare
27. Inga Swenson Inga Swenson Actress, The Miracle Worker
28. Andy Roddick Andy Roddick Self, 2015: Day 9, Part 1 Andrew Stephen Roddick was born August 30, 1982 in Omaha, Nebraska, to Blanche Ann (Corell), a school teacher, and Jerry John Roddick, a businessman. He has two older brothers, Lawrence and John. His family moved from Omaha to Austin, Texas when Andy was four years old and then to Boca Raton, Florida when he was eleven...
29. Reed Morano Reed Morano Cinematographer, Frozen River
30. Skip Stephenson Skip Stephenson Self, Real People Skip's first full time media job was as the night jock at KCOW-AM radio in Alliance, Nebraska in 1959. He came to western Nebraska at the age of 19 after a year of college at Omaha University (now the University of Nebraska - Omaha). A friend of his brother's had arranged the job.
31. James Adomian James Adomian Actor, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
32. Ray Baker Ray Baker Actor, Total Recall Ray Baker was born in Omaha, grew up in Colorado, and graduated from the University of Denver. In 1970 he moved to the East Coast, and began his acting career doing improvisational theater in Boston and New York. During 19 years in New York City, he appeared on Broadway in such productions as "Crimes of the Heart"...
33. Craig Anton Craig Anton Actor, Santa Buddies
34. Steve Borden Steve Borden Actor, Ready to Rumble He has held the WCW World Title 10 times, and has been the US, Tag, TV, and the US tag champ. He has been the only wrestler to stay in WCW since the late 1980s and he had reconstructive knee surgery in 1991. Steve aka Sting is also the only wrestler from the WCW who has never worked for WWE.
35. Angelo Rossitto Angelo Rossitto Actor, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome Small in stature at only 2' 11", but big in demand onscreen, the diminutive Angelo Rossitto was one of Hollywood's busiest "small" actors and appeared in over 70 feature films between 1927 until 1987! Born in Omaha, Nebraska in February 1908, Rossitto first appeared in silent films alongside stars such as Lon Chaney and John Barrymore...
36. Jim Fitzpatrick Jim Fitzpatrick Actor, General Hospital Jim Fitzpatrick was born in Omaha, Nebraska, on Offutt Air Force Base, better known as SAC (Strategic Air Command) headquarters. He eventually returned to Florida where his parents (Jim Sr. and Cookie) are from and began his acting career on the stage at the tender age of 13 when he appeared in his first school play...
37. Warren Buffett Warren Buffett Self, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
38. Lynn 'Red' Williams Lynn 'Red' Williams Actor, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation Athelete-turned-actor, Lynn Williams enjoyed a career that tittered between both television and film. After his time in football, playing for the Los Angeles Rams and later the San Diego Chargers, Lynn made his next move. In 1992, he attended a try-out for American Gladiators and was selected out of the 700 hopeful participants...
39. Wesley Addy Wesley Addy Actor, Network Character actor Wesley Addy began his prolific career as a prime player on the classical stage before coming to occasional films and TV in the early 1950s. Known for his intelligent, white-collar demeanor and lean, icy, cultivated menace, the silver-haired performer, who was actually born in Omaha, Nebraska, was often mistaken as British...
40. William Dozier William Dozier Producer, Batman: The Movie William Dozier was an American TV and movie producer who made it to the top of the TV heap briefly in the mid-1960s with his show Batman: The Movie. Born on February 13, 1908 in Omaha, Nebraska, Dozier was also known for his wives. After divorcing his first wife, he was married to Oscar-winner Joan Fontaine from 1946 to 1951 and to movie star Ann Rutherford from 1953 to his death on April 23...
41. Gerald Ford Gerald Ford Self, The West Wing Documentary Special Gerald Rudolph Ford was the 38th President of the United States from August 1974 until January 1977. Ford was born on July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska as Leslie Lynch King, Jr., being the son of Leslie Lynch King and Dorothy Ayer Gardner King. His parents separated two weeks after his birth and his mother took him to Grand Rapids...
42. Randy J. Goodwin Randy J. Goodwin Actor, Towelhead
43. Ahman Green Ahman Green Actor, Big Stan
44. Cherien Dabis Cherien Dabis Writer, Amreeka
45. Elliott Smith Elliott Smith Soundtrack, Good Will Hunting
46. Delpaneaux Wills Delpaneaux Wills Actor, Dark Town Delpaneaux (pronounced Del-pawn-o) is a U.S. citizen of African and Latin descent. He was raised in Sierra Leone, West Coast Africa. Delpaneaux's father is of Afro-Cuban descent from the United States and his mother is from Sierra Leone. When he returned to the United States as a teenager he fell in love with football...
47. Kaitlin Ferrell Kaitlin Ferrell Actress, Pawn Shop Chronicles
48. John Trudell John Trudell Self, Incident at Oglala John Trudell was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to a Santee Sioux father and Mexican Indian mother. After a stint in the Navy (and Vietnam) from 1963 to 1969, he became involved with the American Indian Movement, becoming National Chairman in 1973. He held that position until 1979; it was then that his wife Tina...
49. Monica McSwain Monica McSwain Actress, American Pie Her mother, a choreographer, started her in dance at the age of five. She made her stage debut in "The Nutcracker," and later danced with the Omaha Ballet. She began acting in local productions of "The King and I" and "The Little Match Girl." She attended the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan, and there developed an interest in African dance...
50. James M. Connor James M. Connor Actor, Watchmen
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