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1. Chris Pratt Chris Pratt Actor, Guardians of the Galaxy Christopher Michael Pratt is an American film and television actor. He was born in Virginia, Minnesota, to Kathleen Louise (Indahl), who worked at a supermarket, and Daniel C. Pratt, who remodeled houses. His mother is of Norwegian descent and his father had English, Swiss-German, French, and Norwegian ancestry...
2. Sandra Bullock Sandra Bullock Actress, Gravity Sandra Bullock was born in a Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C. Her mother, Helga Bullock (née Helga Mathilde Meyer), was a German opera singer. Her father, John W. Bullock, was an American voice teacher, who was born in Alabama, of Irish, English, French, and German descent. Sandra grew up on the road with her parents and younger sister...
3. Grant Gustin Grant Gustin Actor, Flash vs. Arrow Thomas Grant Gustin was born on January 14, 1990 in Norfolk, Virginia, to Tina (Sweeney), a pediatric nurse, and Thomas Gustin. In 2008, he graduated from Granby High School and went on to attend the BFA Music Theatre Program at Elon University in North Carolina for two years. He left school to take the role of Baby John in the Broadway Revival Tour of West Side Story...
4. Donna Dixon Donna Dixon Actress, Wayne's World Donna was raised in Lorton, Virginia, where her father owned the local nightclub, "Hillbilly Heaven". She was working as a model and attending college when she landed her first regular role on TV's Bosom Buddies. While filming Doctor Detroit, she met and married co-star Dan Aykroyd. She has since fluctuated between TV and film work, frequently appearing with her husband.
5. Rob Lowe Rob Lowe Actor, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Rob Lowe was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, to Barbara Lynn (Hepler), a schoolteacher, and Charles Davis Lowe, a lawyer. His brother is actor Chad Lowe. He has German, as well as English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh ancestry. Lowe's family moved to Dayton, Ohio, when he was a child. Rob broke into acting in his teens...
6. Jason Sudeikis Jason Sudeikis Actor, We're the Millers Jason Sudeikis was born Daniel Jason Sudeikis in Fairfax, Virginia. His mother, Kathryn (Wendt), was formerly a travel agent at Brennco and was president of the American Society of Travel Agents. His father, Daniel Joseph Sudeikis, is a vice president of business development. Sudeikis is of Lithuanian and Irish descent on his father's side...
7. Patrick Wilson Patrick Wilson Actor, The Conjuring Patrick Wilson was born in Norfolk, Virginia and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, the son of Mary Kay Wilson, a voice teacher and professional singer, and John Franklin Wilson, a news anchor. Wilson has a B.F.A. in Drama from Carnegie-Mellon University. His theater work has produced many nominations and awards...
8. Hilarie Burton Hilarie Burton Actress, The Secret Life of Bees Hilarie was born and raised in Sterling Park, Virginia. She is the oldest of four children and describes her family as tight-knit. Hilarie developed a passion for acting early in life. Shortly after moving to New York to go to school and pursuing her acting dream, she landed the coveted job of VJ at MTV...
9. Dermot Mulroney Dermot Mulroney Actor, My Best Friend's Wedding Dermot Mulroney was born in Alexandria, Virginia, to Ellen and Michael Mulroney, a law professor at Villanova. Since being discovered at Northwestern University by a Hollywood talent agent 28 years ago, Mulroney has been seen in over 70 films. Mulroney is a classically trained cellist who began playing in Alexandria...
10. Shirley MacLaine Shirley MacLaine Actress, The Apartment Shirley MacLaine was born Shirley MacLean Beaty in Richmond, Virginia. Her mother, Kathlyn Corinne (MacLean), was a drama teacher from Nova Scotia, Canada, and her father, Ira Owens Beaty, a professor of psychology and real estate agent, was from Virginia. Her brother, Warren Beatty, was born on March 30, 1937. Her ancestry includes English and Scottish...
11. Collette Wolfe Collette Wolfe Actress, Interstellar
12. Vince Gilligan Vince Gilligan Writer, Breaking Bad
13. Hunter Parrish Hunter Parrish Actor, If You Work for a Living, Then Why Do You Kill Yourself Working?
14. Jayma Mays Jayma Mays Actress, Paul Blart: Mall Cop Jayma was born Jamia Suzette Mays. She was raised in Grundy, Virginia, with her older brother and sister. Her father was a high school teacher at Grundy Senior High School for 7 years, before spending 25 years working in the coal-mining industry. He is now retired and lives with Jayma's mother in Bristol...
15. John Corbett John Corbett Actor, Raising Helen
16. Casey Wilson Casey Wilson Actress, Gone Girl
17. Brad Dourif Brad Dourif Actor, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Character actor Brad Dourif was born Bradford Claude Dourif on March 18, 1950 in Huntington, West Virginia. He is the son of Joan Mavis Felton (Bradford) and Jean Henri Dourif, a French-born art collector who owned and operated a dye factory. His father died when Dourif was three years old, after which his mother married Bill Campbell...
18. Billy Campbell Billy Campbell Actor, The Rocketeer American actor Billy Campbell was born on July 7, 1959 in Charlottesville, Virginia. He came to prominence playing Luke Fuller on Dynasty, the gay lover of character Steven Carrington, on what was then the top-rated TV show in America. He followed this up playing Detective Joey Indelli on Crime Story...
19. Warren Beatty Warren Beatty Actor, Bonnie and Clyde One of the most fascinating characters in Hollywood history, Warren Beatty was born Henry Warren Beaty in Richmond, Virginia on March 30, 1937. His mother, Kathlyn Corinne (MacLean), was a drama teacher from Nova Scotia, Canada, and his father, Ira Owens Beaty, a PhD. of educational psychology, public school administrator...
20. David Arquette David Arquette Actor, Never Been Kissed The youngest of five, David Arquette was born in Virginia and is part of the illustrious Arquette family, whose work has spread over several generations. His parents, Lewis Arquette, an actor, and Brenda Denaut (née Nowak), an acting teacher and therapist, had 4 other children: Rosanna Arquette, Richmond Arquette...
21. Patton Oswalt Patton Oswalt Actor, Ratatouille Patton Oswalt has been headlining at comedy clubs all over the United States since 1996, as well as appearing in his own standup specials on Comedy Central and HBO. He was chosen as Entertainment Weekly's "It" comedian in 2002. He is a regular on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. His other television credits include appearances on Seinfeld and NewsRadio...
22. Diane Neal Diane Neal Actress, Dracula II: Ascension Diane Neal was born in Alexandria, Virginia. She moved to Littleton, Colorado, when her father was promoted to the position of federal attorney in Denver. She is the youngest of three daughters. Diane was a pre-med major in University, before leaving to pursue modeling, thus allowing her to travel the world.
23. Nate Parker Nate Parker Actor, Non-Stop
24. John Wesley Shipp John Wesley Shipp Actor, One Life to Live
25. Conchata Ferrell Conchata Ferrell Actress, Edward Scissorhands It took 30 years since it was first predicted, but Conchata Ferrell finally achieved television stardom, albeit of the supporting variety, as the housekeeper "Berta" in the situation-comedy Two and a Half Men. Ferrell originally had been tipped for stardom with her turn as the prostitute "April" in the Norman Lear-produced series Hot L Baltimore...
26. Skeet Ulrich Skeet Ulrich Actor, As Good as It Gets
27. Scottie Thompson Scottie Thompson Actress, Skyline Scottie Thompson grew up in Richmond, Virginia. With a love for dance and performing Thompson started dancing ballet at an early age. In 1994 she played the role of Clara in Richmond Ballet's 'The Nutcracker'. After graduating from Collegiate School in 2000, she took a year off to dance with the Richmond Ballet...
28. George C. Scott George C. Scott Actor, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb George C. Scott was an immensely talented actor, a star of screen, stage and television. He was born in 1927 in Wise, Virginia, to Helena Agnes (Slemp) and George Dewey Scott. At the age of eight, his mother died, and his father, an executive at Buick, raised him. In 1945 he joined the US Marines and spent four years with them...
29. Chris Sarandon Chris Sarandon Actor, The Princess Bride The handsome, versatile, worldly-looking Chris Sarandon has played everything from vampires to Jesus Christ in magnetic performances that have not only been controversial but hard to miss. He was born and raised in Beckley, West Virginia. His mother, Cliffie (Cardullias), was born in Norfolk, Virginia...
30. Josh Stewart Josh Stewart Actor, Interstellar Joshua Regnall Stewart was born in Diana, West Virginia, to Margie (Skidmore) and Charles Regnall Stewart, a teacher and Baptist pastor. He studied at the T. Schreiber studios in New York City and was a company member of the 13th Street Repertory Theatre. He continued his theater in Los Angeles performing in 'Light Bulb,' and 'Beacon' alongside 'Robert Forster' and Brooke Shields...
31. Jesse L. Martin Jesse L. Martin Actor, Rent Jesse Martin was born Jesse Lamont Watkins in Virginia's Blue Ridge mountain range. His mother, Virginia Price, was a college career counselor. His father, Jesse Reed Watkins, was a truck driver. His parents divorced when he was very young. His mother then moved his family to Buffalo, New York. He and his four brothers took the surname of his mother's second husband...
32. Don Knotts Don Knotts Actor, Pleasantville Don Knotts, the legendary television character actor, was born Jesse Donald Knotts on July 21, 1924 in Morgantown, West Virginia, to William Jesse Knotts and the former Elsie L. Moore. He was the youngest of four sons in a family that had been in America since the 17th century. His first stint as an entertainer was as a ventriloquist...
33. Chris Brown Chris Brown Soundtrack, Ted
34. Joyce DeWitt Joyce DeWitt Actress, A Man About the House Joyce Anne DeWitt was born the second oldest of four to parents Paul and Norma DeWitt on April 23, 1949 in Wheeling, West Virginia but grew up in Indiana. Joyce began taking acting lessons when she was in high school. Although her father was hardly thrilled at his daughter's ambition, she persuaded him to let her major in theater in college...
35. James Avery James Avery Actor, The Prince of Egypt Although best known as the uncle/patriarch and judge "Philip Banks" on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, James Avery is a classically trained actor and scholar. A native of Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, he joined the US Navy after graduating high school and served in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969. Upon leaving the military...
36. Diedrich Bader Diedrich Bader Actor, Office Space Diedrich Bader was born in Alexandria, Virginia, but moved to Paris, France, with his family at age two. While in the "City of Light" he developed an appreciation for movie legends like Fred Astaire and Charles Chaplin. So, when a fragile "Chaplin" movie reel burned in the theater's projector, four-year-old...
37. Frankie Faison Frankie Faison Actor, The Silence of the Lambs
38. Pharrell Williams Pharrell Williams Soundtrack, Despicable Me
39. Will Yun Lee Will Yun Lee Actor, The Wolverine Will Yun Lee was born in Arlington, Virginia, to parents recently emigrated from Korea. He was raised by both immediate and extended family and moved often, exposed to life on the tough Bronx streets and idyllic Hawaiian beaches. By his teens he was living in the San Francisco area with his father, a Korean Tae Kwon Do Grandmaster...
40. Rob Estes Rob Estes Actor, Nostradamus
41. Erin Cahill Erin Cahill Actress, Boogeyman 3
42. Steve Harvey Steve Harvey Self, The Original Kings of Comedy
43. Jason George Jason George Actor, Barbershop
44. Zachary Knighton Zachary Knighton Actor, The Hitcher
45. Mackenzie Phillips Mackenzie Phillips Actress, Guiding Light Mackenzie Phillips was known for her role in the 1973 hit movie American Graffiti. Two years later, she got the role that changed her life in the 1975 sitcom One Day at a Time. The show was an instant success, and everything was going well until the third season was launched, when she was arrested for cocaine possession and lied about the incident on her uncredited appearance on Dinah and Her New Best Friends...
46. Richard Kelly Richard Kelly Writer, Donnie Darko
47. Grant Reynolds Grant Reynolds Actor, Mansfield Path
48. Wanda Sykes Wanda Sykes Actress, Over the Hedge Wanda Sykes has been called one of the funniest stand-up comics by her peers and ranks among Entertainment Weekly's 25 Funniest People in America. Her smart-witted stand-up has sent her career in many different areas. She was recently seen in Comedy Central's Wanda Does It, where she tried various non-showbiz jobs...
49. Dana Brunetti Dana Brunetti Producer, The Social Network Dana Brunetti is the president of Trigger Street Productions, a production company founded by Kevin Spacey in 1997. Also an innovator in the realm of social networking, Brunetti launched Trigger Street Labs in 2002, a platform for feedback and exposure for undiscovered writing and filmmaking talent...
50. Scott Cooper Scott Cooper Director, Crazy Heart
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