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1. John Lithgow John Lithgow Actor, Shrek If "born to the theater" has meaning in determining a person's life path, then John Lithgow is a prime example of this truth. Son of a retired actress and a father who was both a theatrical producer and director, he moved frequently as a child while his father founded and managed local and college theaters and Shakespeare festivals throughout the Midwest of the United States...
2. Vincent Martella Vincent Martella Actor, Role Models Born in Rochester, New York and raised in Florida, Vincent Martella, the American actor responsible for breathing life into the animated character, Phineas, in the hit Disney Channel television show, Phineas and Ferb is no stranger to the entertainment industry. Jumpstarting his passion for performing and entertaining others through dance at age three...
3. Pete Duel Pete Duel Actor, Alias Smith and Jones Born on 24 February 1940 in Rochester, New York, Pete Duel moved to West Hollywood in 1963 following a tour with the National Road Company's "Take Her, She's Mine". After landing small guest spots on various TV series, Pete was cast in a recurring role alongside Sally Field on Gidget in 1965...
4. Robert Forster Robert Forster Actor, Jackie Brown Robert Forster was born in Rochester, New York, in 1941 and first become interested in acting while attending Rochester's Madison High School, where he performed as a song-and-dance man in musical revues. After graduating in 1959, Forster attended Heidelberg College, Alfred University and the University of Rochester on football scholarships and continued to perform in student theatrical revues...
5. Frank De Julio Frank De Julio Actor, The Normal Heart
6. Mimi Kennedy Mimi Kennedy Actress, Midnight in Paris Mimi Kennedy began her acting career on stage opposite famed TV comedian Sid Caesar. Her theater credits also include her work as Jan in both the national tour and the original Broadway production of "Grease". Work on television has been plentiful for Kennedy following her leading role on the critically acclaimed series...
7. Chyna Chyna Self, Beyond the Mat Chyna has been called "The First Lady of Sports Entertainment". Her accomplishments have gone far beyond the wrestling ring and far beyond anyone's expectations. Before exchanging body slams, modeling for top magazines and guest-starring on hundreds of shows, Chyna was a shy girl who was born in Rochester...
8. Suzanne Cryer Suzanne Cryer Actress, Wag the Dog
9. Hugh O'Brian Hugh O'Brian Actor, Twins Born on April 19, 1923 (some references list 1925), in Rochester, New York, actor Hugh O'Brian had the term "beefcake" written about him during his nascent film years in the early 1950s, but he chose to avoid the obvious typecast as he set up his career. He first attended school at New Trier High School in Winnetka...
10. Savanna Samson Savanna Samson Actress, The Devil in Miss Jones Savanna Samson was trained as a ballerina, spending years at ballet school. That training eventually served her well when she decided to become an exotic dancer, and her talent and extraordinary beauty landed her a job at Scores, one of the country's top "gentleman's clubs", in New York City. Her entrance into the adult-film business was a bit unusual...
11. Melanie Good Melanie Good Actress, Private Parts
12. Teddy Geiger Teddy Geiger Actor, The Rocker Teddy's career in the entertainment industry started when he entered into the VH1 2004 TV Contest 'In Search of the Partridge Family' where he caught the eye of influential industry execs and was signed to Columbia Records. He subsequently catapulted to stardom with the international hit, "For You I Will"...
13. Cab Calloway Cab Calloway Soundtrack, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Bandleader, songwriter ("Minnie the Moocher", "Are You Hep to That Jive?"), composer, singer, actor and author, educated at Crane College. While studying law, he sang with the band The Alabamians, and took over the group in 1928. He led The Missourians orchestra, then organized and led his own orchestra...
14. Joy Tanner Joy Tanner Actress, House at the End of the Street
15. Geoffrey Deuel Geoffrey Deuel Actor, Chisum
16. Mary Grace Canfield Mary Grace Canfield Actress, General Hospital
17. Leehom Wang Leehom Wang Actor, Lust, Caution
18. Elaine Bromka Elaine Bromka Actress, Uncle Buck
19. Sabrina Gennarino Sabrina Gennarino Actress, Days of Darkness Sabrina Gennarino was born in Rochester, New York. She moved to New York City to continue modeling and attend college. She discovered her passion for acting when a friend asked her to be in a play, where she played two different roles after only two nights of rehearsal. She began to study with the incomparable Eric Loeb, who is still her coach today. He helped her find her voice and confidence...
20. Ryan Lochte Ryan Lochte Self, ...for His Brother?
21. Paul Pape Paul Pape Actor, Saturday Night Fever Paul Pape began his career as an actor in New York City after receiving a degree in Drama from SUNY Brockport. As a member of the successful repertory company, the Collonades Theater Lab, he did his apprenticeship alongside future notables Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Jeff Goldblum, Kathleen Noone and Michael O'Keefe...
22. Karen M. Waldron Karen M. Waldron Actress, Space Cowboys
23. Ric Reitz Ric Reitz Actor, Flight Ric is an actor, writer, composer, director and producer who has been active in show business for more than 35 years. He is a member of Actor's Equity Associciation (AEA), the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), the Director's Guild of America (DGA)...
24. David Mattey David Mattey Actor, Hancock
25. Nicole Fiscella Nicole Fiscella Actress, Pilot
26. Julie Cialini Julie Cialini Self, Playboy Video Centerfold: Playmate of the Year Julie Lynn Cialini Julie Cialini was Playboy's Miss February 1994 and Playboy's 1995 Playmate of the Year. She has also appeared in many Playboy's popular videos like Playboy Wet & Wild: The Locker Room, Playboy: Sexy Lingerie VI, Dreams & Desire, Playboy Wet & Wild: Hot Holidays and Playboy: Cheerleaders. Julie has also appeared in numerous commercials, magazine covers, TV shows including a stint on the The Price Is Right...
27. Christopher Roach Christopher Roach Writer, Non-Stop
28. Armand Schultz Armand Schultz Actor, Burn After Reading
29. John Lund John Lund Actor, High Society One of six children born to an immigrant Norwegian glassblower, John Lund had a somewhat unsettled childhood, dropping out of school at the age of 14. For a while, he tried his hand at several part-time jobs, but never stayed long. He then devised various entrepreneurial ways to generate an income,...
30. Dallas Barnett Dallas Barnett Actor, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
31. Davey Havok Davey Havok Soundtrack, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Although acting is not his main thing, he does have a big band. In 1991 he started AFI (a fire inside) with best friend Adam Carson who played drums. After a few years they became pretty big in the underground music scene. With a few line up changes they released a new record in March 2003 - it was their 6th.
32. Jeffrey Boam Jeffrey Boam Writer, Lethal Weapon 3
33. Wendy O. Williams Wendy O. Williams Actress, Reform School Girls
34. Aaron Lustig Aaron Lustig Actor, Edward Scissorhands
35. Mickey Simpson Mickey Simpson Actor, Giant A burly American supporting actor, Mickey Simpson was born Charles Henry Simpson to Fred and Bertha Rogers Simpson in Rochester, New York. His paternal heritage was Irish. He was the eldest of four sons, one of whom, Richard, died in childhood. When his father was unable to find work following the 1929 stock market crash...
36. Geoffrey Giuliano Geoffrey Giuliano Actor, The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption Geoffrey Giuliano has been a professional actor from the age of twelve. Earning a Master's degree in Acting/Directing in 1976 Giuliano went on to work extensively in the theatre as well as doing literally hundreds of voice overs and narrations for both syndicated radio and within the international audio book industry. Geoffrey now works almost exclusively as an actor in film and television...
37. Danilo Di Julio Danilo Di Julio Actor, Argo Born Danilo Alessandro Di Julio to mother Carol Ann Bellmore (maiden name) and father Nevio Di Julio in Rochester, New York during just a two year period that his family actually lived in the United States. Danilo's family returned to Canada, where they had previously lived and during which time his siblings Paul John (eldest brother)...
38. Michael Hartson Michael Hartson Actor, Now You See Me Michael Hartson, the youngest of six, was born and raised in the Finger Lakes of Upstate New York. He attended Carnegie-Mellon University with fellow alumni Blair Underwood and Ming Na. Upon graduation he was signed by Sandy Bresler of Bresler Kelly and Associates. Michael was a founding member of The Onstage Theater Company in Los Angeles with Artistic Director and Tony Award winner Mel Shapiro.
39. Garson Kanin Garson Kanin Writer, Adam's Rib Garson Kanin has worked as an actor on stage and as a director on Broadway and in Hollywood, but his best-known work is as a writer. During the Great Depression, he dropped out of high school to help support his family by working as a musician and later as a comedian. He attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts from 1932 to 1933...
40. Chuck Mangione Chuck Mangione Soundtrack, Fargo
41. Johnny Palermo Johnny Palermo Actor, Sissy Frenchfry
42. Lisa Donahue Lisa Donahue Self, Episode #5.1
43. Jennifer Nicole Lee Jennifer Nicole Lee Actress, Pain & Gain Jennifer Nicole Lee was born Jennifer Nicole Siciliano on in Rochester, New York. Lee serves as the pitch-person for the Ab Circle Pro trainer on the TV infomercial circuit, seen nationally in the US. She is also noted as as a top fitness model, and has won several fitness and entertainment awards over the course of her fitness career...
44. Bernie Matthew Bernie Matthew Actor, Saint Sanguinus Born on January 28, 1988, Bernie was born to act. He took the first step at the age of 12 initially in community theater and other community events. Just one year later, Bernie moved to Nova Scotia, Canada to attend boarding school where he continued this trend, following his passion, and was involved in an extensive number of middle and high school theatrical productions...
45. Mitch Miller Mitch Miller Self, No Direction Home: Bob Dylan A graduate of the Eastman School of Music and a classically trained oboist, Mitch Miller first entered the pop music scene in 1948 at Mercury Records, where he guided such acts as Vic Damone, Frankie Laine and Patti Page to success. In 1950 he was lured by Goddard Lieberson to Columbia Records as that label's A&R director...
46. Debargo Sanyal Debargo Sanyal Actor, Everybody's Fine
47. Robert Black Robert Black Director, Taxi Driver: A XXX Parody
48. Jordan Clarke Jordan Clarke Actor, White Squall
49. Tom Keene Tom Keene Actor, Plan 9 from Outer Space Not much is known about the early life of ruggedly handsome cowboy actor Tom Keene, born George Duryea in Rochester, New York. However, he arrived in Hollywood in the late 1920s after college studies at Columbia and Carnegie Tech and immediately made some impact as the lead of The Godless Girl. Known for his sharp...
50. William Holden William Holden Actor, Weary River Character actor in late silent and early sound films. Not to be confused with the leading man 'William Holden'.
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