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1. Mary-Louise Parker Mary-Louise Parker Actress, You Can't Miss the Bear Southern-bred Mary-Louise Parker, from Fort Jackson, South Carolina, was born on August 2, 1964, the youngest of the family's brood. Her parents were Caroline Louise (Morell) and John Morgan Parker, a judge who served in the U.S. army. She has Swedish (from her maternal grandfather), English, Scottish, Scotch-Irish, German, and Dutch ancestry...
2. Viola Davis Viola Davis Actress, The Help Actress Viola Davis was born on her grandmother's farm, at the then-Singleton Plantation in St. Matthews, South Carolina. When she was two months old her family moved to Central Falls, Rhode Island, where her father, Dan, worked as a horse groomer and trainer. Her mother, Mary Alice, a maid and factory worker...
3. Anna Camp Anna Camp Actress, The Help
4. Jaimie Alexander Jaimie Alexander Actress, Thor: The Dark World Jaimie Alexander was born Greenville, South Carolina but moved to Grapevine, Texas when she was four years old. She took theatre classes in grade school as a hobby but was kicked out in high school because she could not sing and so she took up sports instead. At age 17, she substituted for a friend at a meeting with a scouting agency and she met her manager...
5. Jessica Stroup Jessica Stroup Actress, Ted Jessica Stroup was born October 23rd 1986, in Anderson, South Carolina, USA. At the age of 17, she received a scholarship to attend the University of Georgia, but turned it down to pursue acting. At only 17, she moved to Los Angeles and immediately took acting classes and received both modeling and acting offers...
6. Shawnee Smith Shawnee Smith Actress, Saw II Shawnee Smith has consistently put her versatile talents to use in the film, television, theatrical and musical arenas with much success. Her impressive career includes a co-starring role on an award-winning television show, which is now strong in syndication, and a variety of memorable roles in hit feature films...
7. Mackenzie Rosman Mackenzie Rosman Actress, Fading of the Cries Mackenzie Rosman was born on December 28, 1989 in Charleston, South Carolina. She is currently best known for her role in the WB'S 7th Heaven as "Ruthie Camden", the angst-ridden teenage daughter of Eric and Annie. At 16, Mackenzie has 10 solid years of acting experience under her belt, more than many actors two or three times her age...
8. Andie MacDowell Andie MacDowell Actress, Groundhog Day Andie MacDowell was born April 21, 1958 in Gaffney, South Carolina, to Pauline Johnston (Oswald), a music teacher, and Marion St. Pierre MacDowell, a lumber executive. She was enrolled at Winthrop College located in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Initially discovered by a rep from Wilhelmina Models while on a trip to Los Angeles...
9. Chris Rock Chris Rock Self, Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker Chris Rock was born in Andrews, South Carolina and raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of Rosalie (Tingman), a teacher and social worker for the mentally handicapped, and Julius Rock, a truck driver and newspaper deliveryman, whose own father was a preacher. Rock has been in stand-up comedy for several decades...
10. Thomas Gibson Thomas Gibson Actor, Eyes Wide Shut Thomas Gibson began his acting career at the age of ten when he took part in children's theater. Gibson performed and studied with the Footlight Players at the Dock Street Theater and starred in his first play in 1973. Six years later, Gibson attended the College of Charleston and interned at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival...
11. Madison Iseman Madison Iseman Actress, She Will Be Free
12. Manish Dayal Manish Dayal Actor, The Hundred-Foot Journey
13. Aziz Ansari Aziz Ansari Actor, Ice Age: Continental Drift Aziz Ansari was born in Columbia, South Carolina, to Fatima, a medical office worker, and Shoukath, a gastroenterologist. His family is from Tamil Nadu, India. He graduated from NYU as a business major in 2004. He studied at the South Carolina governors school of science and mathematics. He previously attended the Bennetsville Academy which was in his home town...
14. Logan Marshall-Green Logan Marshall-Green Actor, Prometheus Logan is a native of Charleston, South Carolina. His parents are both drama teachers. His mother, Lowry Marshall, is the artistic director of Brown University's repertory-theater department. Logan graduated with a Master's in Fine Arts from New York University's Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts...
15. Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt Actress, The Emperor's New Groove An out-of-wedlock child, Eartha Kitt was born in the cotton fields of South Carolina, a pregnancy resulting from the rape by a white plantation owner and a sharecropper mother of African-American and Cherokee Native American descent. Given away by her mother, she arrived in Harlem at age nine, and at age 15...
16. Mike Colter Mike Colter Actor, Million Dollar Baby Mike was born to Mr. & Mrs. Eddie Lee Colter Sr. At just 8 years of age he knew that acting would be his life long ambition when he saw the film " A Soldiers Story" in 1984. He began by starting a drama club in high school and becoming the president of the club. After putting on several plays and getting...
17. Angell Conwell Angell Conwell Actress, Baby Boy Born in the tiny town of Orangeburg, South Carolina, Angell Conwell began her journey at a very young age. After winning countless pageants locally, she signed with Wilhelmina's Kids Division in New York at the age of 10. Angell enjoyed modeling but yearned for more of a challenge. She begged for her parents permission to audition for a role in August Wilson's highly acclaimed...
18. Will Patton Will Patton Actor, Remember the Titans Will Patton was born in Charleston, South Carolina. His father, Bill Patton, is a playwright, acting/directing instructor, and Lutheran minister. Patton attended the North Carolina School of the Arts. He has won two OBIE awards for best actor for the off-Broadway plays, Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love" and the Public Theatre production of "What Did He See?".
19. Kelsey Chow Kelsey Chow Actress, The Amazing Spider-Man Kelsey Asbill Chow is the oldest of three siblings, a younger brother and younger sister. At a young age she studied dance, and grew to love performing. School plays led to community theater, then she was member of the Hammond Select Ensemble, which she has performed with in Italy and other places. She has a recurring role in "One Tree Hill"...
20. Lee Thompson Young Lee Thompson Young Actor, Friday Night Lights Lee Thompson Young's star quality has graced the stage, the small screen and the big screen from a very early age. Portraying Dr. Martin Luther King in the production of "A Night Of Stars And Dreams" in his hometown of Columbia, South Carolina, at the mere age of 10, inspired him to pursue a career as an actor...
21. Rob Huebel Rob Huebel Actor, Despicable Me
22. Allison Munn Allison Munn Actress, Elizabethtown Allison Munn was born and raised in South Carolina, where she spent her childhood taking voice and dance lessons and performing in local theatre productions. After graduating from the College of Charleston, Munn knew she wanted to pursue acting full time and moved to New York to study. She soon joined...
23. Diana Prince Diana Prince Actress, Porn Shoot Massacre Diana Prince (a.k.a. Kasey Poteet, Kasey Kroft) was born June 6, 1979, in Charleston, SC, of mixed Irish, German and Cherokee descent. She lost her virginity at age 12. Diana first began performing in explicit hardcore movies in her mid-20s in 2006. An avid fan of comic books and video games, she has been featured as an on-line personality for various pop culture websites...
24. Missy Crider Missy Crider Actress, Mulholland Dr. A native of Columbia, South Carolina, Missy Crider began her journey to the arts at an early age. She took a job as a singer and violinist in musical stage shows, when she was awarded Young Entertainer of the Year by the OMA Stage Awards Association in 1986 in Branson, Missouri. A trip to record a Christmas album in Nashville was stopped short due to a car accident...
25. Andy Dick Andy Dick Actor, The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride
26. Lauren Hutton Lauren Hutton Actress, American Gigolo Following her success as a top fashion model for the Ford Modeling Agency and Revlon cosmetics, Hutton was selected to play the only major female character in Paper Lion. After a semi-successful starring role in American Gigolo, Hutton's modeling career took a slide in the 1980s, and she was relegated to B-movie roles...
27. Johnny Whitworth Johnny Whitworth Actor, Limitless Johnny was born on Halloween in 1975. His early years were spent in Charleston, South Carolina with his mom. When he grew older, he moved to Dallas, Texas with his dad (parents are divorced). At age 15/16 in 1991, he won the 1st Young and Modern Man Contest. 3 years later, he moved to Los Angeles with his mother and...
28. Vanna White Vanna White Self, Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Vanna White was born in Conway, South Carolina, not North Myrtle Beach as stated on the site. Her mother and stepfather, Herbert White raised her in North Myrtle Beach. This is shown on several other sites, including promotional sites from the cities of both Conway and North Myrtle Beach. I am 59 and had used White Realty which was run by her stepfather...
29. Shane Carruth Shane Carruth Director, Primer Writer-director Shane Carruth, a former software engineer, burst onto the independent movie scene with his extremely low-budget science-fiction film Primer in 2004. Carruth also played one of the two leads in the film and composed its music. "Primer" won the Grand Jury Prize and the Alfred P. Sloan Award at the Sundance Film Festival...
30. Celia Weston Celia Weston Actress, The Village Direct from Spartanburg, South Carolina, this tall, blonde actress may not exude shimmering star potential, but she certainly has earned the respect of stage and film audiences alike for her many touching portrayals of matter-of-fact, down-to-earth Southern folk. For someone who first attracted attention...
31. Leon Rippy Leon Rippy Actor, Stargate
32. Shanola Hampton Shanola Hampton Actress, You Again Shanola Hampton was born May 27 in Long Island, NY, to a Car Salesman and an IRS agent. She was raised in Summerville, South Carolina with her four sisters. In college she earned a degree in Theater, with emphasis in Performance from Winthrop University along with a Masters Degree in Fine Arts from University of Illinois...
33. Patina Miller Patina Miller Actress, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
34. Paul Wight Paul Wight Actor, The Waterboy Paul also played college basketball at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville from 1992 to 1993, and was a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Cougars basketball team. Paul is a member of the Xi Beta Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville...
35. David Thornton David Thornton Actor, The Notebook
36. Monique Coleman Monique Coleman Actress, High School Musical
37. Bo Hopkins Bo Hopkins Actor, Midnight Express Sandy-haired US actor Bo Hopkins was born William Hopkins in Greenville, South Carolina, and was raised by his mother and grandmother after his father passed on when Bo was only nine years old. He joined the US Army at the age of 16. After serving his hitch he decided on acting as a career and gained experience in summer stock productions and guest spots in several TV episodes...
38. Sylvia Jefferies Sylvia Jefferies Actress, The Notebook
39. Bobbie Phillips Bobbie Phillips Actress, Showgirls A true "Chameleon"(1998), Bobbie has played roles so diverse in her years as an actress, sometimes it's difficult to recognize her in the role. Her most famous roles have been: Julie Costello on Steven Bochco's Murder One; Dr. Bambi Berenbaum on The X-Files; the First Female Crow, "Talon"...
40. Sarah Jones Sarah Jones Camera and Electrical Department, Webbed Sarah Elizabeth Jones was a child of Richard and Elizabeth Jones. She was the sister of Rebecca Jones and Eric Jones. Sarah began her film career while interning on the set of Army Wives, a popular television show. Sarah continued to climb the ranks of the film industry, quickly finding a passion in the art of Cinematography...
41. Samuel E. Wright Samuel E. Wright Actor, The Little Mermaid
42. James Brown James Brown Soundtrack, Django Unchained
43. Bobby Roe Bobby Roe Actor, The Houses October Built He was an All-American Pitcher at UCLA. Before moving to Los Angeles, Bobby grew up in Dallas, Texas. He was cast as the stunt double for Roger Clemens in Zack Snyder's "Rocket Unit Cingular commercial." In addition to commercial work, Bobby then went on to work on his masters in film at Loyola Marymount University.
44. Nancy O'Dell Nancy O'Dell Self, Thank You for Smoking Nancy O'Dell began her broadcast career as a reporter and anchor at WPDE-TV in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She later worked as morning news anchor and crime reporter at WCBD-TV. While in Charleston, O'Dell's reports on the lenient police approach to DUI cases led to a State Law Enforcement Division...
45. Carl Anthony Payne II Carl Anthony Payne II Actor, The Messenger
46. Mark L. Walberg Mark L. Walberg Self, Temptation Island He briefly hosted his own talk show.
47. Linara Washington Linara Washington Actress, Stranger Than Fiction Linara Washington was born in the little town of Beaufort, SC to a beautiful Brazilian woman and an American son of a preacher man. Her mother spoke no English at the time, which has given Linara the added benefit of being fluent in Portuguese. She is currently adding German to her list of languages and is hoping to conquer French, Italian, Japanese, and Hebrew...
48. Jamie Hill Jamie Hill Casting Department, Death Sentence
49. Chryssie Whitehead Chryssie Whitehead Actress, Save the Last Dance
50. Herbert 'Cowboy' Coward Herbert 'Cowboy' Coward Actor, Deliverance
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