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1. Damien Chazelle Damien Chazelle Writer, Whiplash
2. Robert Capron Robert Capron Actor, Diary of a Wimpy Kid Robert began his acting career when he was eight years old by enrolling in an after school drama program sponsored by Trinity Repertory Company. Later that year he landed a role as Turkey Boy in Trinity's production of A Christmas Carol. Since that time Robert has performed a variety of roles on stage...
3. Jason Marsden Jason Marsden Actor, Spirited Away With a career spanning more than 25 years, Jason Marsden has been affectionately referred to as that guy from that show. The seasoned actor has worked in film and television with the best and the brightest, including Ridley Scott (White Squall), Robert Downey Jr. (Ally McBeal), James Woods (Shark)...
4. Claudia Jordan Claudia Jordan Self, Miss Universe Pageant Claudia's parents met when her father was in the Air Force, stationed at Brindisi, Italy where he met her mother, an Italian native. She was born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island where as an East Providence High School student, she was selected for the All State Track and Field team. She participated in three Junior Olympics and finished third in the long jump at the East Coast Invitational...
5. Marilyn Chambers Marilyn Chambers Actress, Rabid
6. Brian Helgeland Brian Helgeland Writer, Robin Hood
7. Mark Famiglietti Mark Famiglietti Actor, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
8. Nicholas Colasanto Nicholas Colasanto Actor, Raging Bull Nicholas Colasanto, the actor and television director who achieved his greatest success as "Coach" on the TV series Cheers at the end of his career, was born January 19, 1924 in Providence, Rhode Island, one of seven children. He attended Providence's Central High School but did not graduate due to World War II...
9. David Hedison David Hedison Actor, Live and Let Die David Hedison was born Albert David Hedison, Jr. in Providence, Rhode Island, where his father owned a jewelry enameling business. He decided he wanted to be an actor after seeing Blood and Sand. He started out in the theater as "Al Hedison", receiving a Theatre World Award for most promising newcomer after appearing in the play...
10. George Macready George Macready Actor, Paths of Glory George Macready--the name probably doesn't ring any bells for most but the voice would be unmistakable. He attended and graduated from Brown University and had a short stint as a New York newspaperman, but became interested in acting on the advice of colorful Polish émigré classical stage director Richard Boleslawski...
11. Shanna Moakler Shanna Moakler Actress, The Wedding Singer
12. Sam Daly Sam Daly Actor, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox
13. Cormac McCarthy Cormac McCarthy Writer, No Country for Old Men
14. Meredith Vieira Meredith Vieira Self, 60 Minutes
15. Andy On Andy On Actor, Mad Detective Andy On was born on May 11, 1976, in Providence, Rhode Island. A non-martial artist, Andy had always loved Jackie Chan movies and emulated his moves from flips and kicks at his home. In early 2000, while working as a bartender in Rhode Island, someone suggested he should become an actor. Andy, who didn't like the bartending job anyway...
16. Christopher Stanley Christopher Stanley Actor, Argo Born and raised in working class Providence, Rhode Island Christopher Stanley is one of five brothers. Christopher became interested in acting as a teenager, but he could never muster the courage to audition for the school plays he loved to attend. "It just wasn't something you did in my neighborhood...
17. Josh Schwartz Josh Schwartz Writer, Gossip Girl
18. Paul 'Pauly D' DelVecchio Paul 'Pauly D' DelVecchio Self, Girls Like That
19. Peter Gerety Peter Gerety Actor, Inside Man
20. Benny Ciaramello Benny Ciaramello Actor, War of the Worlds Benjamin Ciaramello was born in Providence, Rhode Island. The eldest son of 6 to an Italian Gypsy, he traveled quite frequently as a youth moving each year of his upbringing. From an early age he took on a passion for poetry, athletics and all things literature. His professional acting career began in 2003 when he was cast in the title role in Irvine Welsh's "Ecstasy"...
21. H.P. Lovecraft H.P. Lovecraft Writer, Re-Animator Born in Providence, Lovecraft was a sickly child whose parents died insane. When he was 16, he wrote the astronomy column in the Providence Tribune. Between 1908 and 1923, he wrote short stories for Weird Tales magazine, among others. He died in Providence, in poverty, on March 15, 1937. His most famous novel is considered to be "At the Mountains of Madness," about an expedition to the South Pole...
22. Nelson Eddy Nelson Eddy Soundtrack, Make Mine Music The only career Nelson Eddy ever considered was singing. His parents were singers, his grandparents were musicians. Unable to afford a teacher, he learned by imitating opera recordings. At age 14 he worked as a telephone operator in a Philadelphia iron foundry. He sold newspaper advertising and performed in amateur musicals...
23. Spalding Gray Spalding Gray Actor, The Killing Fields
24. Ruth Hussey Ruth Hussey Actress, The Philadelphia Story A graduate of the University of Michigan School of Drama, Ruth Hussey's first show-business job was as a fashion commentator on a local radio station. She journeyed to New York City, where she was signed as a model by the world-famous Powers agency. She obtained some stage roles with touring companies and was noticed by MGM...
25. David S. Ward David S. Ward Writer, The Sting
26. Ava Gaudet Ava Gaudet Actress, Evil Angel
27. Ava Deluca-Verley Ava Deluca-Verley Actress, The Way Way Back
28. Otis Young Otis Young Actor, The Last Detail
29. Ron McLarty Ron McLarty Actor, The Postman
30. Amy Van Nostrand Amy Van Nostrand Actress, Ghost Town Amy Van Nostrand has appeared on stage at The Guthrie Theater ("Six Degrees Of Separation"), The Huntington Theatre ("Dead End", "Heartbreak House" and, as of 3/2004, "What The Butler Saw"), Williamstown Theatre Festival ("The Three Sisters"), The Shakespeare Theatre ("The Taming Of The Shrew"), The Westport Playhouse...
31. Brianne Leary Brianne Leary Actress, The Dream Merchants Brianne Banigan Leary was born on July 28, 1957 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. She is an American actress and inventor. She co-hosted the Disney Channel's Second Season of Walt Disney World Inside Out with George Foreman and J.D. Roth. She also hosted Animal Planet's Petsburgh USA. She was a gymnastics champion in high school at Canyon Del Oro in Tucson...
32. Taaffe O'Connell Taaffe O'Connell Actress, The Change-Up Gorgeously buxom and curvaceous blonde bombshell Taaffe O'Connell was born into an upper class family on May 14, 1951 in Providence, Rhode Island. She primarily grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee and was a straight-A student in her grade school years. O'Connell received a masters degree in drama from the University of Mississippi...
33. Blu Cantrell Blu Cantrell Self, Rockin' New Year's Eve 2002
34. Tony Tedeschi Tony Tedeschi Actor, Boogie Nights Adult movie actor Tony Tedeschi began his Adult movie career back in late 1990. Tony Tedeschi was a DJ at local strip club in his hometown of Providence,RI. A known adult film actress was doing an appearance at the same club. The actress's name was Britt Morgan. She liked how Tony could deliver with the microphone...
35. Bill Conti Bill Conti Music Department, Rocky Balboa
36. James Mottern James Mottern Writer, Trucker James Mottern was born in Providence, RI and then moved to Virginia while his father worked for President Jimmy Carter's administration as a Senate Committee staff writer and then as a Democratic lobbyist. In high school Mottern directed and acted in numerous theater productions including "Playboy...
37. Jayme Langford Jayme Langford Actress, Alice & the White Hair Very fetching and slender 5'3" pixie Jayme Langford was born on December 13, 1987 in Providence, Rhode Island. Jayme grew up in Maine; she graduated from Nokomis Regional High School in Newport, Maine in 2005 and attended the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine as a Pre-Medicine and Political Science major...
38. Clay Hart Clay Hart Self, Big Band Days What exactly is a city boy doing singing country music and, in the meantime, so darn good at it? Just ask Rhode Island native Clay Hart, whose singing and songwriting won him legions of fans on the long-running The Lawrence Welk Show and later in Nashville and on the stage. After graduating from Amherst College in Massachusetts...
39. Margaret Ladd Margaret Ladd Actress, The Whales of August
40. Bruce MacVittie Bruce MacVittie Actor, Million Dollar Baby Bruce MacVittie was born in Providence, RI in 1956. He began acting in High School, attended Boston University, studied with Jerzy Grotowski in 1976 and moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting in 1979. He began his career at The Ensemble Studio Theatre in 1980 in Edward Allen Baker's Prairie Avenue...
41. Sandra Peabody Sandra Peabody Actress, The Last House on the Left Lovely, slender, and charming brunette actress Sandra Peabody was born on June 15, 1952 in Providence, Rhode Island. Sandra graduated from the Neighborhood Playhouse, attended Carnegie-Mellon University, and studied acting with Meisner. Peabody acted in a handful of entertainingly trashy low-budget soft-core movies and exploitation pictures made throughout the early to mid 70s...
42. Baxter Churchville Baxter Churchville Director, Champions of the Deep Baxter Churchville grew up in New England, and attended Harvard, where he earned his BA in History. Following graduation, he traveled throughout the Asian continent on a film study program. Upon returning to the states, he earned his Master of Fine Arts degree from Columbia University, School of the Arts...
43. Aimee Sweet Aimee Sweet Actress, Survivors Exposed Rhonde Island-born Aimee Sweet began performing at age six, acting and singing in school plays. A few years after graduating from high school she moved to southern California. One day she accompanied a friend who was hoping to get a job modeling at the studio of photographer Suze Randall, but when Randall saw Sweet's fresh All-American look...
44. Robert Gorrie Robert Gorrie Actor, License Plates
45. Kathrine Barnes Kathrine Barnes Actress, Water Works
46. Don Carmody Don Carmody Producer, Chicago Don Carmody has been producing films for more than 30 years. He was vice-president of production for Canada's Cinepix (now Lions Gate Films), where he co-produced David Cronenberg's early shockers They Came From Within and Rabid as well as the popular comedy Meatballs. Starting his own production company in 1980...
47. Will Mackenzie Will Mackenzie Director, My Musical
48. Phyllis Applegate Phyllis Applegate Actress, Black Dynamite
49. Carolyn Chiodini-Cable Carolyn Chiodini-Cable Writer, Hollywood Makeup Carolyn Chiodini-Cable was born in Rhode Island into a creative and cultured environment. She studied dance and gymnastics as a child. She entertained in plays and musicals. Music has always been an integral part of life. Carolyn's father is acclaimed jazz artist, John Chiodini. Carolyn came into contact with many famous and eclectic personalities since birth like Etta James...
50. Carole Costello Carole Costello Self, Episode #3.32
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