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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. 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...
4. Scott Porter Scott Porter Actor, Music and Lyrics
5. 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...
6. 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...
7. 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...
8. Jorge Garcia Jorge Garcia Actor, The Wedding Ringer
9. 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...
10. Andrew Rannells Andrew Rannells Actor, Bachelorette
11. Yolonda Ross Yolonda Ross Actress, Whatever Works
12. 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...
13. Farrah Abraham Farrah Abraham Self, Farrah Abraham from 'Teen Mom'/'The New Atlanta's' Vawn/Bethenny Tests Infomercial Products
14. 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...
15. 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...
16. 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...
17. 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...
18. 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...
19. 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...
20. 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...
21. 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...
22. Kaitlin Ferrell Kaitlin Ferrell Actress, Pawn Shop Chronicles
23. 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.
24. John Beasley John Beasley Actor, The Sum of All Fears
25. Andy Roddick Andy Roddick Self, Episode dated 5 August 2010 Andrew Stephen Roddick was born on August 30, 1982 in Omaha, Nebraska to Jerry and Blanche Roddick. He has 2 older brothers, Lawrence and John. His family moved from Omaha to Austin, Texas when Andy was 4 years old and then to Boca Raton, Florida when he was 11. Andy picked up his first racquet at age 4 and became pro at age 18 in 2000...
26. Pamela Austin Pamela Austin Actress, Kissin' Cousins
27. Ahman Green Ahman Green Actor, Big Stan
28. 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"...
29. 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...
30. Reed Morano Reed Morano Cinematographer, Frozen River
31. Inga Swenson Inga Swenson Actress, The Miracle Worker
32. Wade Boggs Wade Boggs Self, Dead Man's Curveball Five-time American League batting champion Wade Boggs ranks with Tony Gwynn of the National League's San Diego Padres as the greatest pure hitters of their generation (1980s through 1990s). In his 18-year career, Boggs racked up 3,010 hits for a career average of .328. This was accomplished in the pre-steroids...
33. Craig Anton Craig Anton Actor, Santa Buddies
34. 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...
35. James Adomian James Adomian Actor, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
36. Paula Zahn Paula Zahn Self, A Mother's Nightmare
37. Malcolm X Malcolm X Writer, Malcolm X Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, one of eight children. His father, Earl Little, was a Baptist preacher who supported Marcus Garvey's Back to Africa movement. When Malcolm was four, the family moved to Lansing, Michigan, where Earl tried opening a store while continuing his preaching...
38. Randy J. Goodwin Randy J. Goodwin Actor, Towelhead
39. 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...
40. 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...
41. 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...
42. 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...
43. Ted Hartley Ted Hartley Actor, High Plains Drifter
44. Jean Heather Jean Heather Actress, Double Indemnity
45. James M. Connor James M. Connor Actor, Watchmen
46. Warren Buffett Warren Buffett Self, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
47. 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...
48. Cherien Dabis Cherien Dabis Writer, Amreeka
49. Elizabeth Gudenrath Elizabeth Gudenrath Actress, The Princess Diaries
50. Aaron Perilo Aaron Perilo Actor, In Time Aaron Perilo was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He has been involved in local and national theatrical productions since he was a child. After attending Central High School, he then matriculated at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Two out of four of his other siblings, Josh Perilo and Anna Perilo, are also actors.
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