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1. 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...
2. 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...
3. 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...
4. Gillian Jacobs Gillian Jacobs Actress, The Box
5. 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...
6. Scott Glenn Scott Glenn Actor, The Silence of the Lambs Scott Glenn was born January, 26, 1941, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As he grew up in Appalachia, his health was poor; he was bedridden for a year and doctors predicted he would limp for the rest of his life. During long periods of illness, Glenn was reading a lot and "dreaming of becoming Lord Byron". He challenged his illness by intense training programs and eventually got rid of his limp...
7. Antoine Fuqua Antoine Fuqua Director, Training Day Attended West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia on an athletic scholarship for basketball. He studied electrical engineering (focusing on electromagnetism and signal processing) before moving back to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (this move was brief and only to figure out his true calling) and then to New York, New York to work in film.
8. F. Murray Abraham F. Murray Abraham Actor, Amadeus
9. 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...
10. Shane Black Shane Black Writer, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Considered one of the pioneer screenwriters of the action genre, Black made his mark with his Lethal Weapon screenplay. He also collaborated on the story of the sequel, Lethal Weapon 2. Each successive script he turned in had a higher price attached it, from The Last Boy Scout to The Long Kiss Goodnight, and in between a re-write on the McTiernan/Schwarzenegger Last Action Hero script.
11. Charles Esten Charles Esten Actor, The Postman
12. Ted Cassidy Ted Cassidy Actor, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Ted Cassidy was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in Philippi, West Virginia. He was a well respected actor who portrayed many different characters during his film and television career. His most notable role was Lurch, the faithful butler on the television series The Addams Family. His most memorable dialogue as Lurch would be...
13. Charles Grodin Charles Grodin Actor, Beethoven
14. Kevin Peter Hall Kevin Peter Hall Actor, Predator 2 This African American actor attended Penn Hills High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He started his junior year at 6' 5" and finished it at 6' 9"! He played basketball throughout his high-school years and won a scholarship. He averaged 18 points a game and 10 rebounds! He played basketball during college...
15. Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Self, Episode #19.4 Being a singing prodigy won Jackie Evancho her first major film role. In 2011, Robert Redford was casting his feature film The Company You Keep when he saw Jackie for the first time as she sang on television a piece from Pucinni. Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho began singing just before turning eight in 2008 when the movie Phantom of the Opera mesmerized her...
16. David Conrad David Conrad Actor, Wedding Crashers
17. Christian Borle Christian Borle Actor, The Bounty Hunter
18. Tom Savini Tom Savini Actor, The Perks of Being a Wallflower Pittsburgh-born actor/SFX wizard/stuntman/director Tom Savini did a tour of duty as a combat cameraman in Vietnam, and has since acquired a remarkable cult following among film fans, primarily due to his ground-breaking SFX in the "splatter movie" explosion of the early 1980s. Along with fellow special make-up legends Dick Smith and Rob Bottin...
19. Patrick Fabian Patrick Fabian Actor, The Last Exorcism A working actor for over 20 years who's jobs have taken him all over the country & the world, Patricks' 110 plus IMDB credits include playing with everyone from Angela Lansbury to Xena. Hailing from Central Pennsylvania and armed with a BFA in Performance from Penn State University, Patrick came West to earn an MFA in Performance from Cal State Long Beach University...
20. Sarah Steele Sarah Steele Actress, Spanglish
21. Zelda Rubinstein Zelda Rubinstein Actress, Poltergeist Marvelously quirky, distinctive, and diminutive 4' 3" character actress Zelda Rubinstein was born on May 28, 1933 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She was the youngest of three children and the only little person in her family. Zelda received a scholarship to attend the University of Pittsburgh. After earning a degree in bacteriology...
22. Beth Ostrosky Beth Ostrosky Self, Beth O. and Double A.
23. Greg Nicotero Greg Nicotero Make-Up Department, Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Gifted SFX and make-up wizard, who learned his trade under the watchful eye of SFX splatter guru Tom Savini. Nicotero and buddies, Howard Berger and Robert Kurtzman started KNB Efx Group in 1988 and the group has provided eye-popping & jaw dropping special effects for major Hollywood releases including The Green Mile, Vanilla Sky, Sin City and Land of the Dead.
24. William Powell William Powell Actor, The Thin Man William Powell was on the New York stage by 1912, but it would be ten years before his film career would begin. In 1924 he went to Paramount Pictures, where he was employed for the next seven years. During that time, he played in a number of interesting films, but stardom was elusive. He did finally attract attention with The Last Command as Leo...
25. Sharif Atkins Sharif Atkins Actor, Guardians of the Galaxy
26. Billy Gardell Billy Gardell Actor, Bad Santa
27. Jonathan Adams Jonathan Adams Actor, Osmosis Jones
28. Sam Jenkins Sam Jenkins Actress, Twenty Bucks
29. Justine Ezarik Justine Ezarik Actress, The House That Drips Blood on Alex With nearly 3 million subscribers and more than 430 million video views across her five YouTube channels, Justine is one of top female personalities on YouTube. Justine, who has more than 1.5 million Twitter followers, has been named "the most influential person online" by Fast Company and in 2012 was ranked No. 6 most influential personality by The Daily Beast's Digital Power Index...
30. Mark Deklin Mark Deklin Actor, Riverworld A critically-acclaimed actor and fight director, Mark has worked on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and at regional theaters across the country in addition to his work in film and television. He holds an MFA from the University of Washington's PATP conservatory, as well as a BA from Penn State University (in English and History)...
31. Frank Gorshin Frank Gorshin Actor, General Hospital Frank John Gorshin Jr. was born on April 5, 1933 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His father, Frank John Sr., was a railroad worker and his mother, Frances, was a seamstress. While in high school, Frank worked as an usher at the Sheridan Square Theatre and began doing impressions of some of his screen idols: Al Jolson...
32. Twink Caplan Twink Caplan Actress, Clueless
33. Dennis Miller Dennis Miller Self, Thank You for Smoking
34. Joe Flaherty Joe Flaherty Actor, Happy Gilmore
35. Tom Atkins Tom Atkins Actor, Lethal Weapon Handsome, rugged, versatile and charismatic character actor Tom Atkins was born on November 13, 1935 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Atkins initially became an avid horror film fan in his childhood days; Howard Hawks' immortal classic The Thing from Another World made an especially strong impression on him as a kid...
36. Kurt Angle Kurt Angle Self, WrestleMania XIX Kurt Steven Angle was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a 1996 Olympic Gold Medal winner in the 220lbs weight category. First ever wrestler to hold the WCW and WWF World Championships during the same calendar year, and has held WWF, Intercontinental, European and Hardcore championships all on separate occasions. Likes to listen to the Olympics theme.
37. Ed O'Ross Ed O'Ross Actor, Full Metal Jacket Rough'n'tumble character actor Ed O'Ross was born as Ed Oross on July 4, 1946 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was an alter boy as a kid and graduated from Munhall High in 1964. Following graduation O'Ross attended both Point Park College and Carnegie Tech. He was an amateur Golden Gloves boxing champion and minor league baseball player prior to embarking on an acting career...
38. James Widdoes James Widdoes Director, Nice to Meet You, Walden Schmidt Widdoes starred as senior student and Fraternity President "Robert Hoover", alongside John Belushi, in the 1978 film, National Lampoon's Animal House, as well as the 1979 TV series spin-off, Delta House. He has guest-starred in many TV series episodes since then, including Remington Steele...
39. Fritz Weaver Fritz Weaver Actor, All My Children Fritz Weaver, the American actor, was born on January 19, 1926, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He served in Civilian Public Service as a conscientious objector during World War II, breaking into acting in the early 1950s. He made his Broadway debut in October 1955 in "The Chalk Garden," which garnered five Tony Award nominations...
40. Bill Nunn Bill Nunn Actor, Spider-Man Commanding performer Bill Nunn made his feature debut in fellow Morehouse College graduate Spike Lee's School Daze, but really etched himself into moviegoers' minds as a formidable screen presence in his second film with Lee, Do the Right Thing, playing Radio Raheem, whose ever-present boom box is at the center of a fight that leads to his death at the hands of an overzealous police officer...
41. Adoni Maropis Adoni Maropis Actor, Troy Being an exceptional all-around athlete in high school near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, it appeared Adoni would pursue a professional career in some sport. Turning down various athletic scholarships, he enrolled at West Virginia University and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration...
42. Stephen Chbosky Stephen Chbosky Writer, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
43. Mark Cuban Mark Cuban Producer, The Road Mark Cuban was born on July 31, 1958, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Indiana University in 1981 with a degree in Business. After college, Cuban moved to Dallas, Texas and created a computer consulting business called "MicroSolutions" which transformed him into a millionaire when he sold the business to CompuServe in 1990...
44. Daniel London Daniel London Actor, Patch Adams Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Daniel London began acting and writing plays in high school. As a high school student, he had his award-winning play, "The Martha War", performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. London attended Oberlin College where he continued acting and majored in English and creative writing...
45. Cherie Johnson Cherie Johnson Actress, I Do... I Did! Cherie Johnson (born November 21, 1975 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA), is an American actress, author, columnist, executive producer, producer, and writer. She is of African American and Puerto Rican descent. Johnson first rose to fame, at age six, when she appeared on Punky Brewster as the fictional character...
46. Robert J. Steinmiller Jr. Robert J. Steinmiller Jr. Actor, The Ref Robert J Steinmiller was born on 29th July 1978 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Robert has a sister, Jessica, who also appeared in _Jack The Bear (1993)_ as Katie Festinger. He began his acting career in 1989 in the theaterical production of Les Miserables. Robert went onto star in films in the early 1990s including Bingo...
47. Burt Mustin Burt Mustin Actor, Cat Ballou Burt Mustin was a salesman most of his life, but got his first taste of show business as the host of a weekly radio variety show on KDKA Pittsburgh in 1921. He appeared onstage in "Detective Story" at Sombrero Playhouse in Phoenix Arizona, and played the janitor in the movie version, (Detective Story)...
48. Joe E. Tata Joe E. Tata Actor, General Hospital
49. Eve Gordon Eve Gordon Actress, Avalon
50. Lamman Rucker Lamman Rucker Actor, Why Did I Get Married? Born in Pittsburgh, his mother had a dance company (the Pittsburgh Black Theater Dance Ensemble) and his father was a drummer, so entertaining is in his blood. His first acting role was as Martin Luther King in the 4th grade. He was in the drama club in 7th grade and then attended high school at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington...
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