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1. Leslie Mann Leslie Mann Actress, Knocked Up Actress Leslie Mann was born in San Francisco, California. She was raised by her mother, Janet, a realtor, and was educated at Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach, California. At the age of 17 she launched her career, appearing in various TV commercials. Her screen break came when she was cast as Nurse Mary in the short-lived Birdland...
2. Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood Actor, Million Dollar Baby Perhaps the icon of macho movie stars, Clint Eastwood has become a standard in international cinema. He was born in 1930 in San Francisco, to Margaret Ruth (Runner), a factory worker, and Clinton Eastwood, Sr., a steelworker. Eastwood briefly attended Los Angeles City College but dropped out to pursue acting...
3. Liev Schreiber Liev Schreiber Actor, X-Men Origins: Wolverine Liev (pronounced Lee-ev) Schreiber was born in San Francisco. His mother, Heather (Milgram), is a painter, and his father, Tell Schreiber (Tell Carroll Schreiber III), is a theatrical actor who had a small role in The Keeper. His mother is from a working-class Jewish family from Poland and Russia...
4. Ryan Guzman Ryan Guzman Actor, Step Up All In Ryan Anthony Guzman is an American actor, model, and mixed martial arts fighter. He was born September 21, 1987 in Abilene, Texas, to Lisa (Hudson) and Ray Guzman. His father is of Mexican descent and his mother's ancestry includes English, Scottish, German, and Swedish. Guzman started as a model in San Francisco in 2006 while attending college in Sacramento and also training and fighting in M.M.A...
5. Jamie Chung Jamie Chung Actress, Sucker Punch Jamie Chung was born and raised in California, the daughter of Korean parents. She studied Economics at the University of California, Riverside. Chung's break came in 2004, when she was working in a sports bar. MTV held auditions for The Real World there, she tried out, and was successful, appearing in the San Diego based fourteenth season...
6. Alicia Silverstone Alicia Silverstone Actress, Clueless Alicia Silverstone was born on October 4, 1976 in San Francisco, California, the youngest of three children to Monty Silverstone, a real-estate investor, and Didi Silverstone, a former flight attendant. Alicia's career began at the tender age of six when her father took some photos of his young daughter...
7. Natalie Wood Natalie Wood Actress, West Side Story Natalie Wood was born on July 20, 1938, in San Francisco, California, as Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko. Her parents, Maria Stepanovna (Zudilova) and Nikolai Stepanovich Zakharenko, were Russian-born émigrés, of Ukrainian and Russian descent, who spoke barely comprehensible English; they changed the family name to Gurdin after becoming US citizens...
8. Josh Hartnett Josh Hartnett Actor, Black Hawk Down Josh Hartnett was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, to Wendy Anne (Kronstedt) and Daniel Thomas Hartnett, a building manager. His father is of Irish and German descent, and his mother is of Swedish and Norwegian ancestry. Hartnett graduated from South High School in Minneapolis in June of 1996, then attended SUNY Purchase in New York...
9. Aya Cash Aya Cash Actress, The Wolf of Wall Street
10. Eric Dane Eric Dane Actor, Marley & Me Eric Dane is an American actor known as "Dr. Mark Sloan" on Grey's Anatomy and as a co-star in Marley & Me and Valentine's Day. He was born on November 9, 1972, in San Francisco, California, the older of two brothers. His father is an architect and interior designer based in San Francisco. His mother...
11. Lisa Bonet Lisa Bonet Actress, Enemy of the State Lisa Bonet was born in San Francisco, California, to Arlene Joyce (Litman), a teacher, and Allen Bonet, an opera singer. She has lived most of her life in New York and Los Angeles, where she attended Reseda High School and Celluloid Actor's Studio. Her father was African-American and her mother was Ashkenazi Jewish (from a family from Poland and Russia)...
12. Aisha Tyler Aisha Tyler Self, Aisha Tyler Is Lit: Live at the Fillmore
13. Rider Strong Rider Strong Actor, Cabin Fever
14. Bruce Lee Bruce Lee Actor, Enter the Dragon Bruce Lee remains the greatest icon of martial arts cinema and a key figure of modern popular media. Had it not been for Bruce Lee and his movies in the early 1970s, it's arguable whether or not the martial arts film genre would have ever penetrated and influenced mainstream North American and European cinema and audiences the way it has over the past four decades...
15. Courtney Love Courtney Love Self, Kurt & Courtney The daughter of The Grateful Dead devotee and first manager Hank Harrison and psychotherapist Linda Caroll, Courtney Love was born Courtney Michelle Harrison in San Francisco, California in 1964. Love spent her early years living in hippie communes in Oregon and at schools in Europe and New Zealand, under the care of her mother and other family members...
16. Courtney Thorne-Smith Courtney Thorne-Smith Actress, Lucas
17. Rob Schneider Rob Schneider Actor, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo
18. Genevieve Padalecki Genevieve Padalecki Actress, Hated Making her television debut as Kris Furillo, Genevieve is an experienced stage actress. She has performed in regional productions of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Crimes of the Heart" and "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." Genevieve holds a bachelor of fine arts degree in drama and a bachelor of arts in English from the Tisch School of the Arts...
19. Danny Glover Danny Glover Actor, Lethal Weapon Actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover has been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 25 years. Glover was born in San Francisco, California, to Carrie (Hunley) and James Glover, postal workers who were also active in civil rights. Glover trained at the Black Actors' Workshop of the American Conservatory Theater...
20. Marla Sokoloff Marla Sokoloff Actress, Dude, Where's My Car? Born and raised in San Francisco, Marla Sokoloff moved to Los Angeles in 1994 and enrolled in the Los Angeles County High School of the Arts, where she studied theater and music. She won numerous awards and accolades for her singing, performing the national anthem at such high profile events as the Oakland A's baseball games and for the USO...
21. Jeffrey Tambor Jeffrey Tambor Actor, The Hangover An incisive talent when it comes to playing bent, off-the-wall characters, Jeffrey Tambor has been captivating audiences for nearly four decades. Born and raised in San Francisco, he studied acting at San Francisco State University and earned his Bachelors of Arts degree there. Following his Masters at Wayne State University...
22. Justin Whalin Justin Whalin Actor, Child's Play 3 Justin has been a working actor since the ripe old age of 11, when he first captured audiences in the title role of "The Little Prince." Today, he is a 19-year veteran of Hollywood, with an Emmy under his belt. Preferring to stay out of the limelight when he isn't working, he has many other interests...
23. Darren Criss Darren Criss Actor, Mooning and Crooning
24. Max Carver Max Carver Actor, Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Max Carver was born in San Francisco, CA to parents Robert Martensen, a doctor and writer, and Anne Carver, a philanthropist and community activist. He made his acting debut with his twin brother, Charlie, in the ABC hit television series, Desperate Housewives. They played sons to Felicity Huffman and Doug Savant...
25. David Strathairn David Strathairn Actor, The Bourne Ultimatum David Strathairn was born on January 26, 1949 in San Francisco, California. He is the son of Mary Frances (Frazier), a nurse, and Thomas Scott Strathairn, Jr., a physician. He has two siblings, Tom and Anne. His ancestry includes English, Scottish, Irish, Portuguese, Native Hawaiian, and 1/16th Chinese...
26. Irene Ryan Irene Ryan Actress, My Dear Secretary Before becoming known to millions as Granny on The Beverly Hillbillies, Irene Ryan was already an established vaudeville, radio and movie actress, though not as famous prior to her television stint. She accompanied Bob Hope on his famous military tours and she was known as "the gal who makes Bob Hope laugh." After being cast as Granny...
27. Benjamin Bratt Benjamin Bratt Actor, Despicable Me 2 The middle of five children, Bratt hails from a close-knit family. His mother, a Peruvian Indian from Lima, moved to the U.S. at age 14. He grew up in San Francisco.
28. Charlie Carver Charlie Carver Actor, Restless Virgins Charlie Carver was born July 31st, 1988 in San Francisco, California. At a young age, he moved up to a small town in the Napa Valley, California's wine country. It was there, in school, that Charlie had his first exposure to acting. He went on to study acting at ACT San Francisco, the Interlochen Arts Academy...
29. Claire Coffee Claire Coffee Actress, Grind Claire graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree in Theater. Her career began on stage at age 5 with The Mountain Play theater company in Marin County, California. She worked extensively with regional theaters in the Bay Area and Central Coast of California before attending Northwestern and then moving to Los Angeles.
30. BD Wong BD Wong Actor, Jurassic Park B.D. Wong was born and raised in San Francisco, California. He made his Broadway debut in "M. Butterfly." He is the only actor to be honored with the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Clarence Derwent Award, and Theater World Award for the same performance. He starred in the television series All-American Girl...
31. J.T. Walsh J.T. Walsh Actor, Sling Blade
32. Leland Orser Leland Orser Actor, Taken
33. Kevin Pollak Kevin Pollak Actor, The Usual Suspects Kevin Pollak was born in San Francisco in 1957, to Elaine (Klein) and Robert Pollak. A stand-up comedy performer at age 10, he turned professional comedian a decade later and was puttering around from city to city when film roles beckoned. Pollak refocused thereafter on acting in what would be a wise and profitable career move...
34. Sunrise Coigney Sunrise Coigney Actress, In the Cut
35. Simon Rex Simon Rex Actor, Scary Movie 3 Actor Simon Rex had an auspicious entrance into the world of entertainment when he appeared in some pornographic solo scenes in a series of straight-to-video gay porn releases. He initially found mainstream fame as an MTV VJ. After doing a few roles, including Felicity, he performed an acclaimed comedic turn as a spoof-on-Eminem rapper in Scary Movie 3...
36. Colleen Camp Colleen Camp Actress, Die Hard: With a Vengeance She began working as a juvenile actress at the age of 3 and was eventually 'discovered' while working as a bird trainer at Busch Gardens. She appeared on The Dean Martin Comedy Hour and made her film debut in Battle for the Planet of the Apes. She has since gone on to appear in over 100 major motion pictures and television productions.
37. Bill Bixby Bill Bixby Actor, The Trial of the Incredible Hulk The son of a sales clerk and a department store owner, Bill Bixby was the sixth-generation Californian born as Wilfred Bailey Bixby, on January 22, 1934, in San Francisco, California. An only child growing up in the 1940s and 1950s, he attended schools in the same area, took ballroom dance lessons, before attending Lowell High School...
38. Erinn Hayes Erinn Hayes Actress, Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Mork & Mindy'
39. Taran Noah Smith Taran Noah Smith Actor, Little Bigfoot 2: The Journey Home
40. Colin Trevorrow Colin Trevorrow Director, Safety Not Guaranteed Born in San Francisco and raised in Oakland, Colin Trevorrow started making short films when he was 12 years old. He studied film and dramatic writing at New York University. After graduation, he wrote and directed "Home Base" a digital short that became one of the early viral successes on the internet...
41. Victor Wong Victor Wong Actor, The Last Emperor Eccentric looking Chinese-American actor with a slightly drooping face (the result of a bout of Bell's palsy) who studied political science, art & journalism before becoming a news reporter for a San Francisco public TV station in the late 1960s. Apart from a brief stint in the mid-1970s on the TV soap opera Search for Tomorrow...
42. Steve Jobs Steve Jobs Thanks, WALL·E Steven Paul Jobs was born on 24 February 1955 in San Francisco, California, to students Abdulfattah Jandali and Joanne Schieble who were unmarried at the time and gave him up for adoption. He was taken in by a working class couple, Paul and Clara Jobs, and grew up with them in Mountain View, California...
43. Brigid Brannagh Brigid Brannagh Actress, A Crush on You
44. Kurt Fuller Kurt Fuller Actor, Midnight in Paris Kurt Fuller is best known for his work in the films Wayne's World with Mike Myers, Anger Management, with Jack Nicholson and Adam Sandler, and most recently as part of the all star cast of Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris. Kurt was born in San Francisco and raised in the agricultural heartland of California's San Joaquin Valley...
45. Margaret Cho Margaret Cho Actress, Face/Off Margaret Cho was born Dec. 5, 1968 and raised in San Francisco. Her grandfather was a Methodist minister who ran an orphanage in Seoul during the Korean War. Ignoring the traditions of her patriarchal culture, her mother bravely resisted an arranged marriage in Korea and married Margaret's father who writes joke books - in Korean...
46. Todd Bridges Todd Bridges Self, That's My Boy Actor Todd Bridges has seen and done it all. Todd has lived and worked amongst some of the most famous and influential individuals in the world. For over twenty-five years, he has victoriously survived a rapidly changing business. He experienced his second rise to fame, as "Juice" on The Young and the Restless...
47. Aunjanue Ellis Aunjanue Ellis Actress, Men of Honor
48. Cassandra Gava Cassandra Gava Actress, General Hospital Strikingly lovely, sultry and exotic Filipino-American brunette beauty Cassandra Gava was born as Cassandra Gaviola on April 28, 1959 in San Francisco, California. Cassandra had an especially memorable part as a seductive witch who makes love to Arnold Schwarzenegger in Conan the Barbarian. Gava was also very effective as the kinky Bridget in the offbeat and original horror vampire sleeper The Black Room...
49. Susan Tyrrell Susan Tyrrell Actress, Cry-Baby A bizarre, gloriously one-of-a-kind Hollywood gypsy and self-affirmed outcast, San Francisco-born actress Susan Tyrrell (born Susan Jillian Creamer) was a teenager when she made her stage debut in "Time Out for Ginger" in 1962. A product of the entertainment industry, her father was a top agent at one time with the William Morris firm...
50. Tim Kang Tim Kang Actor, Rambo
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