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1. Brad Dourif Brad Dourif Actor, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Character actor Brad Dourif was born on March 18, 1950 in Huntington, West Virginia, where his father owned and operated a dye factory. His father died when Dourif was three years old, after which his mother married Bill Campbell, a champion golfer, who helped raise Brad, his brother, and his four sisters...
2. John Corbett John Corbett Actor, Raising Helen
3. 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...
4. Josh Stewart Josh Stewart Actor, The Dark Knight Rises West Virginia native Josh Stewart 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. He is a competitive snowboarder and boxer.
5. 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...
6. 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...
7. 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...
8. Sam Ball Sam Ball Actor, One Life to Live
9. Steve Harvey Steve Harvey Self, The Original Kings of Comedy
10. Brad Paisley Brad Paisley Soundtrack, Cars
11. Bobby Campo Bobby Campo Actor, The Final Destination
12. 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...
13. Morgan Spurlock Morgan Spurlock Producer, Super Size Me
14. Elizabeth McLaughlin Elizabeth McLaughlin Actress, The Clique 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...
15. Katie Lee Joel Katie Lee Joel Self, The Corn Show
16. 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...
17. Joe Chrest Joe Chrest Actor, 21 Jump Street A stage veteran of over 60 plays, Joe holds an MFA degree from LSU and a BFA in Directing from Marshall University. He is a founding member of the regional theatre, Swine Palace, with RSC Director Emeritus Barry Kyle, and is the Founding Artistic Director of TriCoast Stage Company. He has performed on stages from The Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles to the Kennedy Center in Washington...
18. 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.
19. 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...
20. Bernie Casey Bernie Casey Actor, Never Say Never Again
21. Devon Odessa Devon Odessa Actress, Uncle Buck
22. David Selby David Selby Actor, The Social Network 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...
23. Lesli Kay Lesli Kay Actress, General Hospital
24. Kevin Sizemore Kevin Sizemore Actor, Transformers: Dark of the Moon 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.
25. Joshua Harto Joshua Harto Actor, The Dark Knight
26. 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...
27. 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...
28. Robert R. Shafer Robert R. Shafer Actor, Psycho Cop 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...
29. Kristen Ruhlin Kristen Ruhlin Actress, She Wants Me After graduating from The Ohio State University with a BS in Fiber Properties, she moved to New York joining the famed Upright Citizens Brigade, forming her extensive improv background. Ruhlin, then started her NY experience with performing, The O'Neil readings at Provincetown Playhouse for artistic director...
30. Morgan Paull Morgan Paull Actor, Blade Runner
31. T.D. Jakes T.D. Jakes Self, Woman Thou Art Loosed
32. 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...
33. 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...
34. Victoria Gates Victoria Gates Actress, Happy New Year Award Winning actress Victoria Gates hails from "Wild & Wonderful" Charleston, West Virginia. She left home 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 professionally with the North...
35. Peter Marshall Peter Marshall Self, The Hollywood Squares
36. Lou Myers Lou Myers Actor, Tin Cup
37. 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...
38. 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...
39. 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...
40. Sherilyn Wolter Sherilyn Wolter Actress, General Hospital
41. Fuzzy Knight Fuzzy Knight Actor, The Cowboy and the Lady American character actor primarily of Western "sidekick" roles. Born John Forest Knight in Fairmont, West Virginia, Knight joined a traveling minstrel show as a musician at age 15. He attended The University of West Virginia as a law student, supporting himself as the drummer in his own band. Finding music more rewarding...
42. John Wright John Wright Actor, McHale's Navy
43. Rob Garrison Rob Garrison Actor, The Karate Kid
44. 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)...
45. Martha Stephens Martha Stephens Actress, Passenger Pigeons
46. Jeramie Rain Jeramie Rain Actress, The Last House on the Left Pretty and captivating brunette Jeramie Rain only appeared in three deliciously down'n'dirty low-budget 70s exploitation pictures during her regrettably brief acting career. Rain was born on August 23, 1948 in Charleston, West Virginia. Jeramie gave a superbly chilling and convincing performance as the vicious and depraved "Sadie" in Wes Craven's notoriously raw and nasty cult horror shocker...
47. Tonja Walker Tonja Walker Actress, General Hospital
48. Jack Erdie Jack Erdie Actor, The Road
49. Douglas Dick Douglas Dick Actor, Rope
50. Joan Banks Joan Banks Actress, Bright Victory
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