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1. Bradley Cooper Bradley Cooper Actor, Silver Linings Playbook Bradley Cooper was born in Philadephia, 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. 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...
3. 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...
4. 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...
5. 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...
6. Joseph Lawrence Joseph Lawrence Actor, Oliver & Company
7. Katherine Moennig Katherine Moennig Actress, The Lincoln Lawyer
8. 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...
9. Seth Green Seth Green Actor, The Italian Job Seth was born in Philadelphia and 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, via their "Stoopid Monkey Prods". Green provides the voice of "Chris Griffin" on Family Guy and is consulting on Lucasfilm's upcoming animated comedic "Star Wars" series.
10. 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...
11. Kevin Hart Kevin Hart Self, Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain
12. 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...
13. Linda Fiorentino Linda Fiorentino Actress, Men in Black
14. Michael Kelly Michael Kelly Actor, Changeling Michael was born in Philadelphia but raised in Lawrenceville, Georgia by parents Michael and Maureen Kelly. He has two sisters, Shannon and Casey, and one brother, Andrew. He went to college at Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina with the original intention to study law, but changed his mind after taking an acting elective...
15. Bill Cosby Bill Cosby Music Department, Bill Cosby: Himself William H. Cosby Jr. was born on July 12th, 1937, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and for over thirty years, he has been one of the world's most respected and well-known entertainers and comedians. After tenth grade, Cosby joined the Navy and completed high school through a correspondence course. He later took up an athletics scholarship at Temple University...
16. Danny Woodburn Danny Woodburn Actor, Mirror Mirror Danny Woodburn is an entertainer on stage, film, television, and the comedy club circuit. Born and raised in the Philadelphia area, he is the son of a nurse and a professional golfer. He is a graduate of Philadelphia's Temple University's School of Film and Theater and recipient of their Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award of 2001...
17. Thomas F. Wilson Thomas F. Wilson Actor, Back to the Future Tom Wilson is a creative artist whose professional career has explored almost every imaginable artistic discipline, blending them into a unique and very individual declaration of a life in the arts. A man of fervent but private faith his whole life, the last few years have been interesting, with hundreds of invitations to speak at conferences and retreats...
18. Rob McElhenney Rob McElhenney Writer, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
19. Michael Rady Michael Rady Actor, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
20. Andrew Lawrence Andrew Lawrence Actor, Bean Son of Donna and Joe Lawrence, Andrew Lawrence, affectionately called Andy, was born in Philadelphia, PA on the 12th of January, 1988. Starting show biz at age three, Andy Lawrence fits right into the family of stars that he was born into. Andy is loved by people everywhere for his charming smile, accurate impressions, good attitude, sweet countenance, and many more talents.
21. 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...
22. Mark Margolis Mark Margolis Actor, The Wrestler He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1939 and attended Temple University briefly before moving to New York where he studied drama with Stella Adler and at Actors Studio.
23. Robert Prosky Robert Prosky Actor, Dead Man Walking Member of Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage repertory company in 60's and 70s, where he worked with Jane Alexander James Earl Jones Robert Foxworth and others.
24. Blythe Danner Blythe Danner Actress, Meet the Parents Blythe Danner was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Katharine (Kile) and Harry Earl Danner, a bank executive. She has German, as well as English and Irish, ancestry. Danner studied acting and got her degree from Bard College and began her career in Boston theater companies. By 25, she won the Theater World Award for her work in Molière's "The Miser"...
25. Bob Saget Bob Saget Actor, Madagascar
26. Kim Delaney Kim Delaney Actress, Mission to Mars Kim Delaney was born on November 29, 1961 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was raised there as well. Growing up the daughter to Joan and Jack Delaney, retired from Delphi Automotive where he served as a committeeman for the United Auto Workers. She grew up in Roxborough and has four brothers. Ed Delaney and John Delaney who are older...
27. Jill Scott Jill Scott Self, Block Party Born in 1972 in North Philadelphia, Jill Scott grew up in the ghetto with her mom and grandmother. A deeply loved and gifted child, she learned to talk at only eight months and was reading by age four. Always the center of attention, her principal in elementary school described her as a little butterfly...
28. Paul F. Tompkins Paul F. Tompkins Actor, There Will Be Blood Started out in stand-up comedy in 1986 at The Comedy Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was half of a duo with the late Rick Roman. Dropped out of Temple University. Moved to Los Angeles in 1994. Met actor Jay Johnston through their mutual friend, Adam McKay, and created a live sketch show called "The Skates", which led to his being hired on HBO's Mr. Show with Bob and David.
29. Silas Weir Mitchell Silas Weir Mitchell Actor, The Whole Ten Yards
30. Erin Krakow Erin Krakow Actress, Lost and Found
31. Holland Taylor Holland Taylor Actress, The Truman Show Holland Taylor is the third born (and last) daughter of her mother Virginia Taylor, and the only child of her father C. Tracy Taylor (an attorney). She was born in Philadelphia and spent her teen years in nearby Allentown, Pennsylvania, where Holland got the nickname, "Penny Taylor" because of her coppery hair color...
32. Gary Dourdan Gary Dourdan Actor, Alien: Resurrection
33. Mark Indelicato Mark Indelicato Actor, Pilot A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Indelicato has been raised in nearby Neshaminy in Bucks County. His father is of half Italian and half Puerto Rican descent, and his mother is of Italian ancestry. Mark has trained at the The Actors Center in Philadelphia and takes vocal lessons at Dupree School of Music in Linwood...
34. James Rebhorn James Rebhorn Actor, Scent of a Woman
35. 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...
36. 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...
37. Andrew Bryniarski Andrew Bryniarski Actor, Batman Returns With over a dozen motion pictures and many TV shows under his belt, Andrew Bryniarski is well on his way to becoming a household name in the upcoming New Line movie, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, premiering October 17th, 2003. Playing the killer who would forever be known as 'Leatherface", Andrew stars in this chilling story about 5 young people fighting for their lives...
38. Cheri Oteri Cheri Oteri Actress, Liar Liar Cheri Oteri was born on 19th September 1962, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She grew up in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, graduating from Archbishop Prendergast High School, then moved to Los Angeles when she was 25, where she worked in Promotions for A&M records for 4 years, and joined up with the Groundlings...
39. Kate Flannery Kate Flannery Actress, Trick Kate Flannery plays alcoholic "Meredith Palmer" on NBC's The Office. Her comedy lounge act, "The Lampshades", continues to play Hollywood and many clubs around the country, opening for Dan Finnerty and "The Dan Band" from time to time. Kate played Harper's mom on Wizards of Waverly Place and her other TV work includes Last Comic Standing...
40. John de Lancie John de Lancie Actor, Reign Over Me John de Lancie was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Kent State University where he won a scholarship to Juilliard. John's father was a professional oboist with the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra. de Lancie is probably best known for his portrayal as Eugene Bradford on Days of Our Lives and the iconic, all-powerful Q on Star Trek: The Next Generation.
41. Lee Daniels Lee Daniels Producer, Precious Lee Daniels gave his parents an early Christmas present when he entered the world on December 24, 1959; unfortunately, the Philadelphia native was to have a difficult relationship with his police officer father who later reacted violently to his son's sexuality. Despite the brutality of his childhood...
42. Sidney Lumet Sidney Lumet Director, 12 Angry Men Sidney Lumet was a master of cinema, best known for his technical knowledge and his skill at getting first-rate performances from his actors -- and for shooting most of his films in his beloved New York. He made over 40 movies, often complex and emotional, but seldom overly sentimental. Although his politics were somewhat left-leaning and he often treated socially relevant themes in his films...
43. Adam McKay Adam McKay Writer, Step Brothers
44. James Bond James Bond Uncategorised
45. Rebecca Creskoff Rebecca Creskoff Actress, Friends and Family
46. Robert Picardo Robert Picardo Actor, Gremlins 2: The New Batch Robert Picardo was born on October 27, 1953 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, where he spent his whole childhood. He graduated from the William Penn Charter School and attended Yale University. At Yale, he landed a role in Leonard Bernstein's "Mass" and at age 19, he played a leading role in the European premiere of "Mass"...
47. Jack O'Halloran Jack O'Halloran Actor, Superman "Irish" Jack O'Halloran was a rated heavyweight boxing contender in the early 1970s. The 6' 6" native of Runnemede, New Jersey, was considered one of boxing's most promising heavyweight hopefuls after he remained undefeated in his first 16 professional matches. O'Halloran went on to defeat former title contenders Cleveland Williams...
48. James Darren James Darren Actor, The Guns of Navarone Tall, good-looking James Darren was a student of acting coach Stella Adler and made his name in the 1950s in a series of teenage-themed films. A better actor than most of his contemporary teenage heartthrobs, he nevertheless found it difficult to escape the teen-idol image he got in pictures like Gidget and Gidget Goes Hawaiian...
49. Holly Robinson Peete Holly Robinson Peete Actress, 21 Jump Street
50. Bruce Davison Bruce Davison Actor, X-Men With his blond, clean-cut, Ivy League handsomeness and ready-whipped smile reminiscent of Kennedyesque times, actor Bruce Davison fits the prototype of today's more current crop of fresh-faced, likable blonds such as Brian Kerwin and Aaron Eckhart. While it proved difficult at times for the actor to get past those perfect features and find meatier roles...
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