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1. Bradley Cooper Bradley Cooper Actor, Silver Linings Playbook Bradley Cooper was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His mother, Gloria (Campano), is of Italian descent, and worked for a local NBC station. His father, Charlie Cooper, who was of Irish descent, was a stockbroker. He has a sister, Holly. Immediately after Bradley graduated from the Honors English program at Georgetown University in 1997...
2. Miles Teller Miles Teller Actor, Whiplash
3. Michael Keaton Michael Keaton Actor, Batman Quirky, inventive and handsome US actor Michael Keaton first achieved major fame with his door busting performance as fast talking, ideas man "Bill Blazejowski" alongside nerdish morgue attendant Henry Winkler in Night Shift. Keaton was born Michael John Douglas on September 5th, 1951 in Corapolis...
4. Will Smith Will Smith Actor, Men in Black Willard Carroll Smith, Jr. was born in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the second of four children of Caroline (Bright), a school board employee, and Willard Carroll Smith, Sr., who owned a refrigeration company. He grew up in a middle class area in West Philadelphia called Wynnefield. Will attended the Overbrook High School located in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia...
5. Kyle Gallner Kyle Gallner Actor, American Sniper Kyle Gallner was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He started his career by following his sister along to one of her auditions. Perhaps best know for his role as Cassidy "Beaver" Casablancas on the CW's lone hit series, "Veronica Mars" (2004- ), actor Kyle Gallner had been appearing in films and on television since his early adolescence...
6. Lauren Cohan Lauren Cohan Actress, Death Race 2 Lauren Cohan was born in 1982, in Philadelphia and lived in Cherry Hill Township, New Jersey during her childhood before moving to the United Kingdom. Lauren graduated from the University of Winchester / King Alfred's College where she studied Drama and English Literature, before touring with a theatre company she co-founded at the University...
7. Kevin Hart Kevin Hart Self, Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain
8. Kat Dennings Kat Dennings Actress, Thor Kat Dennings was born Katherine Litwack in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia, to Ellen (Schatz), a speech therapist and poet, and Gerald Litwack, a molecular pharmacologist. She is the youngest of five children. Her family is of Russian Jewish descent. Kat was predominantly home-schooled, graduating at the age of fourteen...
9. Karen Jin Beck Karen Jin Beck Actress, The Road to Freedom DJ Shy was the first female on-air mixer at the No. 1 Top 40 radio station in America, 102.7 KIIS-FM in Los Angeles. This Clear Channel station with over 2.6 million listeners each week features Ryan Seacrest as morning host. Shy has spun at all the top clubs in the world, from L.A. to Asia and back...
10. Amanda Seyfried Amanda Seyfried Actress, Les Misérables Amanda Seyfried was born and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to of Ann (Sander), an occupational therapist, and Jack Seyfried, a pharmacist. She is of German, and some English and Scots-Irish, ancestry. Amanda began modeling when she was 11-years-old. She acted in high school productions as well as taking singing lessons...
11. Alexis Knapp Alexis Knapp Actress, Pitch Perfect Alexis Knapp hails from Allegheny in Pennsylvania. She worked as a model before breaking into acting, starting with small roles in Couples Retreat and Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. She also came to public attention during a high-profile relationship with Ryan Phillippe, which ended in November 2010. In July 2011...
12. Zachary Quinto Zachary Quinto Actor, Star Trek Zachary Quinto was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Margaret J. (McArdle), an Irish-American officer worker, and Joseph John Quinto, an Italian-American barber. Zachary graduated from Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh, with the class of 1995, where he won Pittsburgh's Gene Kelly Award...
13. Krysten Ritter Krysten Ritter Actress, Confessions of a Shopaholic Krysten Ritter is well-known for her turn as "Jane Margolis" on AMC's hit series, Breaking Bad, and as the titular character, "Chloe", in Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23, for ABC. Ritter began her career as a model with Elite Model Management. She will next appear in Mission Control for NBC, from Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's "Gary Sanchez Productions"...
14. Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Soundtrack, The Hunger Games Taylor Swift is a multi-Grammy award-winning American singer/songwriter who, in 2010 and at the age of 20, became the youngest artist in history to win the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. In 2011, Swift was named Billboard's Woman of the Year. Additionally Swift has been named the American Music Awards Artist of the Year...
15. Jonathan Groff Jonathan Groff Actor, Frozen
16. Taylor Kinney Taylor Kinney Actor, The Other Woman Taylor Kinney is an American actor and model. He is known for his role as Kelly Severide on hit TV series Chicago Fire, on NBC, as werewolf Mason Lockwood on The Vampire Diaries, on The CW, and as Glenn Morrison on Trauma, which aired on NBC. Kinney was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to Pamela (Heisler) and Daniel Kinney...
17. Joe Manganiello Joe Manganiello Actor, Spider-Man Joe Manganiello is an American actor. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Susan (Brachanow) and Charles John Manganiello, and has a younger brother, Nicholas. His father is of Italian descent and his mother has German/Austrian/Croatian and Armenian ancestry. Joe was raised in Mount Lebanon and attended Mount Lebanon high school...
18. Aileen Quinn Aileen Quinn Actress, Annie Born June 28, 1971, Aileen was introduced to show business by her mother Helenann who was doing theater when Aileen was growing up. Aileen begged to audition too, and she began to get parts near her home of Yardley, Pennsylvania. Aileen's first movie part was one line in Paternity, starring Burt Reynolds...
19. Christine Taylor Christine Taylor Actress, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
20. Dane DeHaan Dane DeHaan Actor, Chronicle Dane DeHaan is an American actor. He is known for his portrayal of Jesse on HBO's critically acclaimed drama series In Treatment, and for starring in the films Chronicle, The Place Beyond the Pines, Metallica Through the Never, Kill Your Darlings, and The Amazing Spider-Man 2. DeHaan was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to Cynthia Boscia...
21. Julie Benz Julie Benz Actress, Dexter Julie Benz was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on May 1, 1972. Julie's father is a Pittsburgh surgeon and her mother is a figure ice skater. The family settled in nearby Murrysville, when Julie was two, and she started ice skating at age three. She competed in the 1988 U.S. Championships in junior ice dancing with her partner David Schilling...
22. Kerr Smith Kerr Smith Actor, Final Destination Kerr Smith was born in a suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Rick and Barbara Smith. He has a younger sister named Alison. Kerr graduated from Henderson High School in 1990 and then went on to attend the University of Vermont graduating with a degree in Business Administration (Accounting and Finance)...
23. Sharon Stone Sharon Stone Actress, Casino Sharon Stone was born and raised in Meadville, a small town in Pennsylvania, to Dorothy (Lawson), accountant and homemaker, and Joseph William Stone II, a factory worker. Her father was strict. She was the second of four children, and has English, German, Scottish, and Irish ancestry. At the age of 15...
24. Tina Fey Tina Fey Writer, Mean Girls Elizabeth Stamatina Fey was born in 1970 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, just west of Philadelphia, to Xenobia "Jeanne" (Xenakes), a brokerage employee, and Donald Henry Fey, who wrote grant proposals for universities. Her mother is Greek, born in Piraeus, while her father has German, Scottish, and English ancestry...
25. Addison Timlin Addison Timlin Actress, Derailed Addison began her career with the 2000/2001 National Tour of "Annie". She performed every orphan role before taking over the role of Annie when she was 9 years old. Her love of stage continued to several productions of Annie including Papermill Playhouse and the Theater of The Stars Tour alongside Conrad John Schuck before going on to Broadway as Baby Louise in "Gypsy" with Bernadette Peters...
26. Kevin Bacon Kevin Bacon Actor, Apollo 13 Kevin Bacon was born on July 8, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Ruth Hilda (Holmes), an elementary school teacher, and Edmund Norwood Bacon, a prominent architect who was on the cover of Time Magazine in November 1964. Kevin's early training as an actor came from The Manning Street. His debut as the strict Chip Diller in Animal House almost seems like an inside joke...
27. Jeff Goldblum Jeff Goldblum Actor, Jurassic Park Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum was born October 22, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, one of four children of Shirley (Temeles), a radio broadcaster who also ran an appliances firm, and Harold L. Goldblum, a doctor. His father was of Russian Jewish descent and his mother was of Austrian Jewish ancestry. Goldblum began his career on the New York stage after moving to the city at age seventeen...
28. Amber Rose Amber Rose Self, Amber Rose, Yo Gotti In September 2009, Rose announced plans to launch her own line of eye wear. She walked the runway at New York Fashion Week for "Celestino". She has said that being with Wiz Khalifa was the best decision she made after going through a rough relationship with ex-boyfriend Kanye West because he was cheating with Kim Kardashian...
29. Gillian Jacobs Gillian Jacobs Actress, The Box
30. Lauren Holly Lauren Holly Actress, Dumb & Dumber Born in Bristol, Pennsylvania, the daughter of two college professors, Lauren grew up in the upstate New York town of Geneva. Her childhood was split between experiences that contrasted. She was privy to the shelter of growing up in a rural town and also exposed due to the erudite sophistication of her parents' academic careers...
31. Richard Gere Richard Gere Actor, Pretty Woman Humanitarian and actor Richard Gere was born on August 31, 1949, in Philadelphia, the second of five children of Doris Ann (Tiffany), a homemaker, and Homer George Gere, an insurance salesman, both Mayflower descendants. Richard started early as a musician, playing a number of instruments in high school and writing music for high school productions...
32. Jayne Mansfield Jayne Mansfield Self, The Wild, Wild World of Jayne Mansfield One of the leading sex symbols of the 1950s and 1960s, film actress Jayne Mansfield was born Vera Jayne Palmer on April 19, 1933 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, to Vera J. and Herbert W. Palmer. Her parents were well-to-do, with her father a successful attorney in Phillipburg, New Jersey, where Jayne began her girlhood...
33. F. Murray Abraham F. Murray Abraham Actor, Amadeus
34. Maria Bello Maria Bello Actress, A History of Violence Maria Bello was born on 18 April, 1967 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, to Kathy, a nurse and teacher, and Joe Bello, a contractor. She is of Italian and Polish descent. Maria went to Villanova University, majoring in political science. She had every intention of becoming a lawyer, but she took an acting class during her senior year...
35. Mike Vogel Mike Vogel Actor, Cloverfield
36. Beth Behrs Beth Behrs Actress, Monsters University Beth Behrs spent her early years on the East Coast, first in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, then in Lynchburg, Virginia, before moving with her family at the age of 15 to Marin County, just outside San Francisco. She studied drama both at high school and at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco...
37. Charlie McDermott Charlie McDermott Actor, Hot Tub Time Machine
38. Seth Green Seth Green Actor, The Italian Job Seth was born Seth Benjamin Gesshel-Green in Overbrook Park, Philadelphia, to teachers Barbara (Gesshel) and Herbert Green. He has worked non-stop as an actor in film and television since he was seven. Seth and Matthew Senreich created/executive produced/wrote and directed the Emmy-winning, Robot Chicken...
39. Antoine Fuqua Antoine Fuqua Director, Training Day Antoine Fuqua (born January 19, 1966) is an American film director, known for his work in the film Training Day as well as The Replacement Killers, Tears of the Sun, King Arthur, Shooter, Brooklyn's Finest, Olympus Has Fallen and The Equalizer. He has directed music videos for such artists as Arrested Development...
40. Rob McElhenney Rob McElhenney Writer, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
41. Katherine Moennig Katherine Moennig Actress, The Lincoln Lawyer
42. Jonathan Taylor Thomas Jonathan Taylor Thomas Actor, The Lion King Jonathan Taylor Thomas was born Jonathan Taylor Weiss on September 8, 1981 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, to Claudine (Gonsalves) and Stephen Weiss. He has an older brother, Joel, and has Pennsylvania Dutch (German) and Portuguese ancestry. Growing up, he liked the music group Boyz II Men, and his favorite TV shows were Roseanne and Grace Under Fire...
43. Matthew Fox Matthew Fox Actor, World War Z Matthew Chandler Fox was born in Abington, Pennsylvania. His mother, Loretta B. (Eagono), was a schoolteacher, and his father, Francis G. Fox, was a consultant for an oil company, who raised longhorn cattle and horses and grew barley for Coors beer. He has Italian (from his maternal grandfather), English...
44. Joseph Lawrence Joseph Lawrence Actor, Oliver & Company
45. Scott Patterson Scott Patterson Actor, Saw IV An accomplished actor in film, television and theater, Scott Patterson is well known to television audience from his seven seasons as diner owner Luke Danes in the hit series "Gilmore Girls." Patterson now brings his many talents to the network's new comedy "Aliens In America," playing Gary Tolchuk...
46. Grace Kelly Grace Kelly Actress, Rear Window In the summer of 1954, Grace Kelly and Cary Grant were on the French Riviera working on an Alfred Hitchcock movie, To Catch a Thief. It was probably the scene after she speeds along the Moyen Corniche to quickly get to the "picnic grounds", and away from a tailing police car, that she had time to look at the Mediterranean and the countryside along the coast...
47. Gene Kelly Gene Kelly Actor, Singin' in the Rain Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the largest and most powerful studio in Hollywood when Gene Kelly arrived in town in 1941. He came direct from the hit 1940 original Broadway production of "Pal Joey" and planned to return to the Broadway stage after making the one film required by his contract. His first picture for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was For Me and My Gal with Judy Garland...
48. Drew Van Acker Drew Van Acker Actor, New Kid Drew Van Acker was born in Philadelphia, but lived in Medford, New Jersey his entire life. He began acting in high school drama classes, where he also played on his school's soccer and lacrosse teams. His soccer abilities led him to receive a soccer scholarship to Towson University in Maryland. While attending Towson...
49. Matthew Lawrence Matthew Lawrence Actor, Mrs. Doubtfire Matthew was born in a rural town in Pennsylvania to father Joseph and mother Donna. He is the middle brother of 3, Andrew the youngest and Joe the oldest. At age 3 his mother started to bring him into NY city with her and his older brother Joe. They would go often for singing and dancing lessons as well as commercial auditions...
50. James Stewart James Stewart Actor, Rear Window James Maitland Stewart was born on 20 May 1908 in Indiana, Pennsylvania, to Elizabeth Ruth (Johnson) and Alexander Maitland Stewart, who owned a hardware store. He was of Scottish, Scots-Irish, and some English, descent. Stewart was educated at a local prep school, Mercersburg Academy, where he was a keen athlete (football and track)...
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