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1. Robin Williams Robin Williams Actor, Good Will Hunting Robin McLaurin Williams was born on July 21, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, a great-great-grandson of Mississippi Governor and Senator Anselm J. McLaurin. Robin briefly studied political science, before enrolling at Juilliard School to study theatre. After he left Juilliard, he performed in nightclubs where...
2. Lauren Bacall Lauren Bacall Actress, The Big Sleep Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske on September 16, 1924, in New York City. She is the daughter of Natalie Weinstein-Bacal, a Romanian Jewish immigrant, and William Perske, who was born in New Jersey, to Polish Jewish parents. Her family was middle-class, with her father working as a salesman and her mother as a secretary...
3. Shailene Woodley Shailene Woodley Actress, The Descendants Actress Shailene Woodley is the daughter of Lori and Lonnie Woodley. She has one brother, Tanner. She was educated at Simi Valley High School in California. When Woodley was four years old she began commercial modeling. Acting roles followed, and she made her screen debut in 1999's Replacing Dad. More parts followed in The District...
4. Chris Pratt Chris Pratt Actor, Guardians of the Galaxy Chris Pratt is an American film and television actor, who grew up in Lake Stevens, WA. He is married to fellow Washington State native, Anna Faris, whom he met on the film set of Take Me Home Tonight, and with whom he has one child, Jack Pratt. Chris's hobbies include fishing, hunting and working on cars...
5. Zelda Williams Zelda Williams Actress, Were the World Mine
6. Jennifer Lawrence Jennifer Lawrence Actress, The Hunger Games Academy Award Winning Actress Jennifer Lawrence, best-known for playing Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games, was born in Louisville, Kentucky on August 15, 1990. Her career began when she spent a Summer in Manhattan at the age of 14. During that time, she scored some small commercial and film roles...
7. Scarlett Johansson Scarlett Johansson Actress, Lost in Translation Scarlett Johansson was born in New York City. Her mother, Melanie Sloan, is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, and her father, Karsten Johansson, is Danish. Scarlett showed a passion for acting at a young age and starred in many plays. She has a sister named Vanessa Johansson, a brother named Adrian, and a twin brother named Hunter Johansson born three minutes after her...
8. Lee Pace Lee Pace Actor, Guardians of the Galaxy In 2003, Lee Pace starred in the Sundance hit, Soldier's Girl, an extraordinary telefilm created for Showtime. The film was based on the true story of a transgendered nightclub performer in love with a soldier who is brutally murdered for their relationship. His breakthrough performance garnered him nominations for both the Golden Globes and the Independent Spirit Award...
9. Megan Fox Megan Fox Actress, Transformers Megan Denise Fox was born May 16, 1986 in Rockwood, Tennessee. Megan began her training in drama and dance at age 5 and, at age 10, moved to St. Petersburg, Florida where she continued her training and finished school. Megan began acting and modeling at age 13 after winning several awards at the 1999 American Modeling and Talent Convention in Hilton Head...
10. Dave Bautista Dave Bautista Actor, Guardians of the Galaxy David Michael Bautista Jr. was born on January 18, 1969. When WCW officials told him he'd never make it in sports entertainment, Dave Bautista pushed himself to achieve his dream of being a Superstar. In May 2002, he made his debut on SmackDown using the ring name Batista, but it wasn't until a move to Raw and two victories over Kane that "The Animal" began to make noise in the WWE Universe...
11. Chloë Grace Moretz Chloë Grace Moretz Actress, Kick-Ass Chloe Grace Moretz was born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Her first two appearances were as Violet in two episodes of the series The Guardian. Her first movie role was as Molly in Heart of the Beholder, a story about a family that opened the first video rental store in 1980. This was followed by a small role in Family Plan as Young Charlie...
12. Zoe Saldana Zoe Saldana Actress, Avatar Zoe Saldana was born on June 19, 1978 in Passaic, New Jersey and raised in Queens, New York. When she was 10 years old, she and her family moved to the Dominican Republic where they would live for the next seven years. While living in the Dominican Republic, Zoe discovered a keen interest in performance...
13. Alyson Stoner Alyson Stoner Actress, Cheaper by the Dozen Alyson Stoner was born in Toledo, Ohio. While growing up, she studied ballet, tap, and jazz dancing at the O'Connell's Dance Studio in her hometown. She also modeled and trained at the Margaret O'Brien Modeling Studio there. She even attended the IMTA Convention in New York City with Ms.O'Brien's studio in 2000...
14. Anna Kendrick Anna Kendrick Actress, Pitch Perfect For her role as "Dinah" in "High Society" on Broadway, Anna Kendrick was nominated for a Tony Award (second youngest ever), a Drama Desk Award, and a Fany Award (best actress featured in a musical). Her spectacular performance landed her the Drama League and Theatre World Award. She was a lead performer with Cabaret's Kit Kat Club at "Carnegie Hall Live" in My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies (1999) (TV)...
15. Analeigh Tipton Analeigh Tipton Actress, Crazy, Stupid, Love. Analeigh was born in Minnesota, USA, and grew up in Sacramento, California. When she was a child, she was a competitive ice skater. She gave up competing at age 16, but has taken part in charity skating events. In 2008, Analeigh appeared on cycle 11 of America's Next Top Model. She finished third in the competition. In her modeling career, she was signed with Ford Models...
16. Emma Stone Emma Stone Actress, The Help Emma Stone was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, to Krista (Yeager), a homemaker, and Jeffrey Stone, a contracting company founder and CEO. Stone began acting as a child as a member of the Valley Youth Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona, where she made her stage debut in a production of Kenneth Grahame's "The Wind in the Willows"...
17. Mireille Enos Mireille Enos Actress, World War Z Mireille Enos was born to an American father and French mother who met while her father was serving on a Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She is the fourth of five children and grew up in Houston, Texas, where, following in her older siblings footsteps, she attended The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts...
18. Justin Theroux Justin Theroux Actor, American Psycho Justin was born and raised in Washington, D.C, and graduated from Bennington College with a bachelor of arts degree. He then moved to New York to pursue a career in the visual arts, but soon found himself immersed in stage acting. He starred in numerous off Broadway plays before his feature film career began. He currently lives in New York.
19. Johnny Depp Johnny Depp Actor, Edward Scissorhands Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood, who has recuperated his image greatly since his portrayal of Captain Jack Sparrow in the acclaimed Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, with a supporting cast of Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, and Geoffrey Rush. Though highly successful now...
20. Sylvester Stallone Sylvester Stallone Actor, Rocky This athletically built, dark-haired American actor/screenwriter/director of European parentage may never be mentioned by old-school film critics in the same breath as, say, Richard Burton or Alec Guinness; however, movie fans worldwide have been flocking to see Stallone's films for over 30 years, making "Sly" one of Hollywood's biggest-ever box office draws...
21. Pam Dawber Pam Dawber Actress, Stay Tuned Actress Pam Dawber grew up in a suburb of Detroit. Her career began to take off when a friend who was going to New York suggested that Pam accompany her and bring along her modeling portfolio to show various New York modeling agents. A pretty girl, Pam had done some modeling in Detroit where she was attending Oakland Community College...
22. Dakota Johnson Dakota Johnson Actress, 21 Jump Street Dakota Mayi Johnson is an American fashion model and actress. She is the daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, and her maternal grandmother is actress Tippi Hedren. In 1999, she made her film debut in Crazy in Alabama, where she and her half-sister, Stella Banderas, played the daughters to their real-life mother...
23. Jason Momoa Jason Momoa Actor, Conan the Barbarian Born Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa in Honolulu, Hawaii, on August 1st, 1979, Jason was raised in Norwalk, Iowa by his mother. After high school, he moved to Hawaii where he landed a lead role out of thousands of hopefuls in the TV series, Baywatch (known as "Baywatch Hawaii" in its tenth season)...
24. Chris Evans Chris Evans Actor, The Avengers Chris Evans - not to be confused with the British DJ and wild man of the same name - began his acting career in typical fashion: performing in school productions and community theater. But it was his rapid rise to stardom that was unusual. Bitten by the acting bug in the first grade because his older sister...
25. Leonardo DiCaprio Leonardo DiCaprio Actor, Inception Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3, to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s, as the hunky lead actor in movies such as Romeo + Juliet and Titanic...
26. Taryn Manning Taryn Manning Actress, 8 Mile Taryn Manning is a series regular on Orange Is The New Black. She is an American actress, fashion designer, and singer-songwriter. She is the vocalist for electronic duo Boomkat and co-owner of the clothing brand Born Uniqorn. She got her first major role in 2001 as Maddy in Crazy/Beautiful. Her breakthrough role was Nola...
27. Alexa PenaVega Alexa PenaVega Actress, Spy Kids
28. Ben Affleck Ben Affleck Actor, Argo Benjamin Geza Affleck was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California, USA, and was raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. His father, Tim Affleck, is a social worker, and his mother, Chris Affleck (née Boldt), is a school teacher; the two are now divorced. Ben also has a younger brother, actor Casey Affleck...
29. Channing Tatum Channing Tatum Actor, 21 Jump Street Channing Tatum was born in a small town called Cullman, 50 miles north of Birmingham, Alabama. Growing up, he was full of energy and somewhat troublesome, so his parents decided to enroll him in different sports such as track and field, baseball, soccer, and football to keep him out of trouble. In the ninth grade he was sent to catholic school...
30. Briana Evigan Briana Evigan Actress, Step Up 2: The Streets
31. Kristen Stewart Kristen Stewart Actress, Twilight Though most famous for her role as Isabella "Bella" Swan in The Twilight Saga, Kristen Stewart has been a working actor since her early years in Los Angeles, California. Her parents, John Stewart and Jules Stewart, both work in film and television. Her mother is Australian. The family includes three boys, her older brother Cameron Stewart and two adopted brothers Dana and Taylor...
32. Taylor Schilling Taylor Schilling Actress, The Lucky One Taylor Schilling was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Her father, Robert, is a former prosecutor, and her mother, Tish, works in administration at MIT. Taylor attended Wayland High School, but graduated from West Roxbury High School in 2002, and made her film debut in Dark Matter. She starred in the movies Atlas Shrugged: Part I and The Lucky One...
33. JoAnna Garcia Swisher JoAnna Garcia Swisher Actress, The Internship Born and raised in Tampa, Florida, USA, she first got into performing at the age of 10 when she auditioned for a local theater production and landed the lead. She continued to act in high school where she was discovered by Nickelodeon and commuted from Florida to Montreal, Canada to star for two seasons in the television series Are You Afraid of the Dark?...
34. Mickey Rourke Mickey Rourke Actor, The Wrestler Mickey Rourke was born Phillip Andre Rourke Jr, in Schenectady, New York, in 1952. When he was 6 years old, his parents, Ann and Phillip, divorced. A year later, his mother married Eugene Addis, a Miami Beach police officer, and moved to Miami Shores, Florida. After graduating from Horace Mann Junior High School...
35. Aaron Paul Aaron Paul Actor, Need for Speed Aaron Paul was born and raised in Idaho. His father is a retired Christian Baptist minister. While growing up, Paul took part in church programs, and performed in plays. He attended Centennial High School in Boise, Idaho. It was there, in eighth grade, that Aaron decided he wanted to become an actor...
36. Miles Teller Miles Teller Actor, The Spectacular Now
37. Halle Berry Halle Berry Actress, X-Men: The Last Stand Halle Berry was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to an African-American father, Jerome Berry, a former hospital attendant, and a European-American mother, Judith (Hawkins) Berry, a retired psychiatric nurse. Halle has an older sister named Heidi Berry. Halle first came into the spotlight at seventeen years when she won the Miss Teen All-American Pageant...
38. Dominique Swain Dominique Swain Actress, Face/Off Dominique Swain was born Dominique Ariane Swain on August 12, 1980 and raised in Malibu, California, USA. The second of three daughters of mother Cindy and father David an electrical engineer, her sisters makeup artist Alexis and actress Chelse. She debuted her film career in the controversial remake of Vladimir Nabokov's novel and Stanley Kubrick's film Lolita by director Adrian Lyne...
39. Amber Heard Amber Heard Actress, Zombieland Amber Heard starred in Paranoia, opposite Harrison Ford, Liam Hemsworth and Gary Oldman. The film was released by "Relativity Media" on August 16, 2013. She also starred in Robert Rodriguez's Machete Kills, which was released by "Open Road Films" on September 13, 2013 and McG's 3 Days to Kill...
40. Kate Mara Kate Mara Actress, 127 Hours Kate graduated from high school a year early. She was accepted at the prestigious NYU Tisch School of the Arts but deferred for 3 consecutive years due to acting and singing. She is the great-granddaughter of the founder of the New York Giants, Timothy Mara and Art Rooney, founder of the Pittsburgh Steelers. She often sings the national anthem at Giants home games.
41. Devon Aoki Devon Aoki Actress, Sin City Born in New York but raised in California, Devon is no stranger to the lifestyles of the rich and famous. Her father is former Olympic wrestler and Benihana Steakhouse magnate Rocky Aoki, and her mother is Pamela Hilburger, a jewelry designer. Devon is of Japanese, German, and English ancestry. She started modeling when she was 13...
42. Jessica Alba Jessica Alba Actress, Sin City Jessica Alba's acting career began at a very early age, studying at the Atlantic Theatre Company with founders William H. Macy and David Mamet. She fell in love with the craft and became active professionally at the age of 12. She went on to star in James Cameron's "Dark Angel," gaining worldwide recognition and her first starring role in a major studio film...
43. Bradley Cooper Bradley Cooper Actor, Silver Linings Playbook Bradley Cooper was born in Philadephia, Pennsylvania. His mother, Gloria (Campano), is of Italian descent, and worked for a local NBC station. His father, Charlie Cooper, who was of Irish descent, was a stockbroker. He has a sister, Holly. Immediately after Bradley graduated from the Honors English program at Georgetown University in 1997...
44. Alan Ritchson Alan Ritchson Actor, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Alan Ritchson has carved a space for himself on both the large and small screens since he made the trek from a small town in Florida to Los Angeles. Frequently relocating as the middle son of a military family, Alan learned to adapt and entertain in order to build friendships in new and unfamiliar environments. Certainly this has been a key ingredient in his success so far in the industry...
45. Brad Pitt Brad Pitt Actor, Inglourious Basterds Brad Pitt was born on December 18, 1963 in Shawnee, Oklahoma and raised in Springfield, Missouri. His mother's name is Jane Etta Hillhouse. His father, William (Bill) Pitt, worked in management at a trucking firm in Springfield. He has a younger brother, Douglas (Doug) Pitt and a younger sister Julie Neal Pitt...
46. Robin Wright Robin Wright Actress, The Princess Bride Robin Virginia Wright was born in Dallas, Texas, but grew up in San Diego, California. She started her professional career as a model in 1980 at age 14, and worked both in Paris and Japan. After finishing high school she decided to become an actress. She got a role on the soap opera Santa Barbara...
47. Katee Sackhoff Katee Sackhoff Actress, Riddick
48. Mark Wahlberg Mark Wahlberg Actor, Boogie Nights Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg was born June 5th, 1971 in the poor working class district of Boston known as Dorchester, the youngest of nine children. His parents were Alma & Donald Wahlberg. The large Wahlberg brood didn't have a lot growing up, especially after his parents divorced when he was eleven...
49. Lizzy Caplan Lizzy Caplan Actress, Cloverfield Actress Lizzy Caplan was born and raised in Los Angeles. She was educated at Alexander Hamilton High School, where she showed an interest in acting and was cast in school plays. After graduating, Caplan made her onscreen debut in the TV movie From Where I Sit. Other roles followed in TV shows such as Freaks and Geeks...
50. Gillian Anderson Gillian Anderson Actress, The X Files Gillian Anderson started her career as a member of an amateur actor group while at high school. In 1987, her love of the theatre took her to the National Theatre of Great Britain Summer Acting Programme held at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. For several weeks she studied under such NT greats as Peter Chelsom...
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