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1. Mena Suvari Mena Suvari Actress, American Beauty Mena Alexandra Süvari was born in Newport, Rhode Island to Candice (Thompson), a nurse, and Ando Süvari, a psychiatrist. Her father was Estonian and her mother is of Greek, English, and German descent. Mena was raised in a Rhode Island home that was built in 1870 and had early aspirations of becoming an archaeologist before moving to Charleston...
2. Michaela McManus Michaela McManus Actress, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
3. Jason Marsden Jason Marsden Actor, General Hospital 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. 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...
5. Harry Anderson Harry Anderson Actor, Night Court
6. Damien Chazelle Damien Chazelle Writer, Whiplash
7. Van Johnson Van Johnson Actor, The Caine Mutiny Van Johnson was the well-mannered nice guy on screen you wanted your daughter to marry. This fair, freckled and invariably friendly-looking MGM song-and-dance star of the 40s emerged a box office favorite (1944-1946) and second only to heartthrob Frank Sinatra during what gossipmonger Hedda Hopper dubbed the "Bobby-Soxer Blitz" era...
8. Nadia Bjorlin Nadia Bjorlin Actress, Days of Our Lives Nadia Bjorlin was born the fifth out of six children. Her parents Ulf Björlin (a Swedish conductor and composer, known to be the worlds most active opera composer during the 20th century) and Fary Bjorlin. Her siblings are Katja, Kaj, Kamilla, Ulf J:r and Jean Paul. (Each sibling have a history of artistic or creative work in their background...
9. John McLaughlin John McLaughlin Producer, The McLaughlin Group
10. Arden Myrin Arden Myrin Actress, Shameless
11. David Hedison David Hedison Actor, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea 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...
12. Josh Schwartz Josh Schwartz Producer, Gossip Girl
13. Bobby Farrelly Bobby Farrelly Producer, There's Something About Mary
14. Ashley Newbrough Ashley Newbrough Actress, Privileged
15. 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...
16. Eric Lutes Eric Lutes Actor, Caroline in the City Born in Charlestown, Rhode Island, Eric Lutes began acting the summer before he started college when friends encouraged him to audition for a community production of "Pajama Game". He landed the role and was hooked. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting from the University of Rhode Island...
17. Marilyn Chambers Marilyn Chambers Actress, Rabid
18. Brian Helgeland Brian Helgeland Writer, A Knight's Tale
19. Alice Drummond Alice Drummond Actress, Doubt Veteran character actress Alice Drummond was born May 21, 1928 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island to Sarah Irene (née Alker), a secretary, and Arthur Ruyter, an auto mechanic. She graduated from Pembroke College (Brown University) in 1950. She is best remembered as the frightened librarian at the beginning of Ghostbusters...
20. Mark Famiglietti Mark Famiglietti Actor, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
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. Sam Daly Sam Daly Actor, The Office
23. Shanna Moakler Shanna Moakler Actress, Pacific Blue
24. Ruth Buzzi Ruth Buzzi Actress, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Ruth Buzzi was Born July 24, 1936 in South County (Westerly), Rhode Island to Rena Pauline and Angelo Peter Buzzi, a nationally recognized stone sculptor. She Raised in Wequetequock, Connecticut, and attended Stonington High School. She Gained experience as a cheerleader performing before crowds at athletic events...
25. 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...
26. Cormac McCarthy Cormac McCarthy Writer, No Country for Old Men
27. 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...
28. B.C. Halifax B.C. Halifax 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"...
29. Amanda Clayton Amanda Clayton Actress, John Carter
30. Peter Gerety Peter Gerety Actor, Inside Man
31. Andy On Andy On Actor, San taam Andy On was born on May 11, 1977, 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...
32. Paul 'Pauly D' DelVecchio Paul 'Pauly D' DelVecchio Self, Jersey Shore
33. 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...
34. Olivia Culpo Olivia Culpo Self, Miss Universe 2015
35. Amy Van Nostrand Amy Van Nostrand Actress, Year by the Sea 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...
36. Robert Aldrich Robert Aldrich Director, The Dirty Dozen Robert Aldrich entered the film industry in 1941 when he got a job as a production clerk at RKO Pictures. He soon worked his way up to script clerk, then became an assistant director, a production manager and an associate producer. He began writing and directing for TV series in the early 1950s, and directed his first feature in 1953 (Big Leaguer)...
37. Claudia Jordan Claudia Jordan Self, The Price Is Right 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...
38. Peter Frechette Peter Frechette Actor, Inside Man Born and raised in Coventry, Rhode Island, Peter Frechette earned a B.F.A. in Theater from the University of Rhode Island before moving to New York City to pursue acting there on stage. He earned Tony Award nominations for his performances in the play Eastern Standard which played on Broadway, and the off-Broadway production of Our Country's Good...
39. Kirsten Price Kirsten Price Actress, Coming Home
40. Ron McLarty Ron McLarty Actor, Spenser: For Hire
41. Nick Principe Nick Principe Actor, American Muscle
42. David Hartman David Hartman Actor, The Bold Ones: The New Doctors Genial, toothsome actor and host David Hartman grew up learning to play a number of musical instruments and studied choral singing as well. He was actually geared toward professional baseball in high school, but turned down a scholarship to attend Duke University and instead majored in economics. While there he found himself in radio and TV spots...
43. Norman Large Norman Large Actor, Pretty Woman
44. Spalding Gray Spalding Gray Actor, The Killing Fields
45. David S. Ward David S. Ward Writer, The Sting
46. 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...
47. Meredith Vieira Meredith Vieira Producer, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
48. Ava Gaudet Ava Gaudet Actress, Ugly Betty
49. Christopher Murney Christopher Murney Actor, One Life to Live
50. Elisabeth Hasselbeck Elisabeth Hasselbeck Self, Fox and Friends Graduated from Boston College in 1999
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