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1. Ashlie Rhey Ashlie Rhey Actress, Bikini Drive-In Actress and comedienne Ashlie Rhey was born in Wheeling, West Virginia and grew up in Navarre, Ohio. Ashlie was cast in her very first acting role while working as a model with Wilhelmina Models, for that role she portrayed movie starlet with Edd Byrnes of 77 Sunset Strip in a commercial. Ashlie's...
2. 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...
3. John Corbett John Corbett Actor, Northern Exposure
4. 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...
5. Joe Chrest Joe Chrest Actor, Ant-Man A veteran of over 100 screen roles, and over 60 plays and musicals, Joe holds a BFA Degree in Directing from Marshall University in his home state of West Virginia, and an MFA Degree from Louisiana State University. He is a founding member of the regional theatre, Swine Palace, with RSC Director Emeritus Barry Kyle...
6. Don Knotts Don Knotts Actor, The Andy Griffith Show 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...
7. Bobby Campo Bobby Campo Actor, The Final Destination Robert Joseph Camposecco, known as Bobby Campo was born in Wheeling at 9, 1983 is an American actor. Debuted in the movie Vampire Bats television for 2005, in this movie he was credited as Bobby Camposecco. He came gaining popularity after starring in the movie Legally Blondes The film that elevated the career of Bobby is The Final Destination.
8. 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 work in theater in Los Angeles performing in 'Light Bulb,' and 'Beacon' alongside 'Robert Forster' and Brooke Shields...
9. Conchata Ferrell Conchata Ferrell Actress, Two and a Half Men 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...
10. Joyce DeWitt Joyce DeWitt Actress, Three's Company 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...
11. Karen Austin Karen Austin Actress, Summer Rental Masters Degree from Northwestern University in Dramatic Literature. B. A. in Theatre from Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, Virginia in Theatre and Philosophy. Shakespeare at St. Anne's Oxford, England with 'Hugo Dyson'. Member Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Lead Performance, NUTS. One daughter, Olivia, was born in 1989.
12. Steve Harvey Steve Harvey Producer, Steve Harvey
13. Katie Lee Katie Lee Self, The Kitchen
14. Ryan Dorsey Ryan Dorsey Actor, Pitch Ryan was born in the coal mining valley town of Chesapeake, just outside the state capitol of Charleston, West Virginia During his senior year of high school, a football injury prevented him from playing basketball. As fate would have it, Ron Reedy, an industry professional from Hollywood came back...
15. Elizabeth McLaughlin Elizabeth McLaughlin Actress, Hand of God Elizabeth McLaughlin began her acting career with community theatre groups in Tampa, Florida. At eight years old, she joined the apprentice cast of Entertainment Revue, a professional show choir in Tampa, and was promoted to the professional cast two year later. Performances have included singing for Governers Bush and Schwarzenegger...
16. Paul Dooley Paul Dooley Actor, Insomnia Dooley was a keen cartoonist as a youth and drew a strip for a local paper in Parkersburg, West Virginia. He joined the Navy before discovering acting while at college. Moving to New York, he soon found success as a regular on the stage. Also having an interest in comedy, Dooley was a stand-up comedian for five years...
17. Devon Odessa Devon Odessa Actress, Uncle Buck
18. Brad Paisley Brad Paisley Soundtrack, Cars
19. Morgan Spurlock Morgan Spurlock Producer, Super Size Me
20. Joanne Dru Joanne Dru Actress, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon The daughter of a West Virginia druggist, Joanne Dru came to New York in 1940. In New York she worked as a model and was cast by Al Jolson as one of the showgirls in his Broadway play "Hold Onto Your Hats." When the show closed in 1941, she married popular singer Dick Haymes and went with him to Hollywood...
21. Bernie Casey Bernie Casey Actor, Never Say Never Again
22. Ann Magnuson Ann Magnuson Actress, Panic Room Ann Magnuson is a performance artist and one-half of the founding members of the former psychedelic rock group "Bongwater". The characters she has played before-the-camera include, David Bowie's victim in the vampire film in The Hunger, a cigarette girl in Susan Seidelman's independent film Desperately Seeking Susan...
23. David Selby David Selby Actor, Dark Shadows Actor David Selby, highly regarded for his villainous work on both daytime and nighttime soap classics, was born in Morgantown, West Virginia. He attended West Virginia University and graduated with both B.S. and M.A. degrees from West Virginia University, then earned a Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale...
24. Mary Lou Retton Mary Lou Retton Self, ABC Funfit Mary Lou Retton (born January 24, 1968) is a retired American gymnast. At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, she won a gold medal in the individual all-around competition, as well as two silver medals and two bronze medals. Her performance made her one of the most popular athletes in the United States...
25. Jeff Richmond Jeff Richmond Producer, 30 Rock
26. Douglas Dick Douglas Dick Actor, Rope
27. Jean Carson Jean Carson Actress, The Party All this shapely character "broad" had to do was open her mouth to induce laughter--and so she did, primarily on TV during the '50s and '60s. And although she milked that unmistakable rasp for all its worth, she also showed great comedy sense. Born Jean Leete on February 23, 1923, in Charleston, West Virginia...
28. Sam Ball Sam Ball Actor, One Life to Live
29. Joshua Harto Joshua Harto Actor, The Dark Knight
30. Robert R. Shafer Robert R. Shafer Actor, Pee-wee's Big Holiday Robert Ray Shafer Jr. was born in Charleston, West Virginia, in April, 1958. His father was a heavy equipment operator and his mother a housewife. As a child he also lived in Bowie, Maryland, and graduated from high school in Romeo, Michigan, in 1976. After attending Broward College in Ft. Lauderdale...
31. Allison Hayes Allison Hayes Actress, General Hospital Anyone who loves B-movies of the 1950s appreciates this lovely actress Allison Hayes. She was born Mary Jane Hayes on March 6, 1930 in Charleston, West Virginia. The raven-haired beauty was the 1949 Washington, D.C. entry into the Miss America pageant. Shortly afterwards, Mary Jane adopted the familiar first name of Allison...
32. Evans Evans Evans Evans Actress, Bonnie and Clyde
33. John Davis Chandler John Davis Chandler Actor, The Outlaw Josey Wales Character actor John Davis Chandler was born on January 28, 1935, in Hinton, West Virginia. He was raised in Charleston, West Virginia. Tall and thin, with fair hair, piercing blue eyes, a pale complexion and a nasal, whiny voice, Chandler specialized in portraying mean, neurotic and dangerous villains...
34. Brianne Brozey Brianne Brozey Actress, Jungle Shuffle
35. Walter Barnes Walter Barnes Actor, Every Which Way But Loose An American character actor described to some as a 'rugged outdoor western/war type', proved to be Walter Barnes status in motion pictures for nearly thirty years. A pro football player, Barnes made a mark into playing roles in pictures with his performance in the 1957 film "Westbound". Although, Barnes found work in countless foreign films of the 1960s...
36. Emily Maynard Johnson Emily Maynard Johnson Self, The Bachelorette
37. Kevin Sizemore Kevin Sizemore Actor, Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462 A Princeton, WV native & graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh w/ a degree in Communications before studying at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. His first commercial was "Maxwell House Coffee". Portrayed Buffalo Bill "Indians" for his first stage performance. In its final season, "Matlock" was his first notable television role.
38. Lou Myers Lou Myers Actor, A Different World
39. Lesli Kay Lesli Kay Actress, General Hospital
40. Peter Marshall Peter Marshall Self, The Hollywood Squares
41. Chuck Yeager Chuck Yeager Self, The Real Men with 'The Right Stuff' The first pilot to break the sound barrier, born in Myra, West Virginia. He trained as a fighter pilot, flying over 60 missions in Europe. On March 5, 1944, Yeager was shot down over France, fought with the Maquis, escaped over the Pyrenees carrying a wounded airman. On 14 October 1947, Yeager flew the Bell X-1 rocket research aircraft past Mach 1...
42. Bill Withers Bill Withers Soundtrack, American Beauty Singer, songwriter and guitarist Bill Withers was born on July 4, 1938 in the small coal-mining town of Slab Fork, West Virginia and was raised in the nearby town of Beckley. He was the youngest of six children. His coal miner father died when Withers was only thirteen. Bill worked a series of odd jobs to help his mother out...
43. Morgan Paull Morgan Paull Actor, Blade Runner
44. T.D. Jakes T.D. Jakes Writer, Woman Thou Art Loosed
45. Rob Garrison Rob Garrison Actor, The Karate Kid
46. Charlie Barnett Charlie Barnett Actor, D.C. Cab He first made a name for himself in the late 1970s and early 1980s, performing several shows of raunchy comedy a day at outdoor parks in New York City, most notably in Washington Square Park, where he competed for crowds with musicians, Frisbees players, jugglers and other entertainers. Charlie was...
47. Courtney Cummz Courtney Cummz Actress, Eden Buxom and shapely blonde bombshell Courtney Cummz was born Christina Carpenter on December 4, 1981 in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Cummz grew up on a farm. Courtney's first job was as a server at an Applebee's restaurant. Cummz worked as a topless cocktail waitress at a nudist resort in Florida while attending college for three years (she studied both Fashion Design and Marketing)...
48. Victoria Gates Victoria Gates Actress, Limitless Victoria Gates is a Multi Award-winning American actress. She was born and raised in "Wild & Wonderful" Charleston, West Virginia and left at the age of 17 to attend the renowned Central Pennsylvania Youth ballet to pursue her dream to be a professional ballerina. After graduating High School she danced...
49. Leonard Barr Leonard Barr Actor, The Sting Leonard Barr was a comic and eccentric dancer who was famous for being Dean Martin's uncle. He really was Dean Martin's uncle, as he was the brother of Dino's mother, Angela Crocetti (née Barra). They were Italians of mixed Neapolitan and Sicilian ancestry. Born Leonard Barra on September 27, 1903 in West Virginia...
50. Michelle Duffy Michelle Duffy Actress, The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It Michelle has had an extensive career primarily as a legitimate stage actress (classical, contemporary, and musical) and vocalist. She was born and raised in West Virginia, went to college in Ohio, got her Equity card in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and her SAG card and career launch in Chicago, Illinois...and still takes great pride in calling herself a Chicago actress.
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