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1. Liam Neeson Liam Neeson Actor, Schindler's List Born on June 7, 1952 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, UK, Liam Neeson worked as a forklift operator for Guinness, truck driver, assistant architect and an amateur boxer. He had originally sought a career as a teacher by attending St Mary's Teaching College, Newcastle. However, in 1976, Neeson joined...
2. 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...
3. Patrick Swayze Patrick Swayze Actor, Dirty Dancing Patrick Wayne Swayze was born on August 18, 1952 in Houston, Texas. His mother is choreographer Patsy Swayze, owner of a dance school in Houston, where Patrick was also a student. His father was Jesse Wayne Swayze, a chemical plant engineer who passed away in 1982. He graduated from Waltrip High School in Houston...
4. Marilu Henner Marilu Henner Actress, L.A. Story
5. Jenny Agutter Jenny Agutter Actress, The Avengers Jenny Agutter was born on December 20, 1952, in Taunton, Somerset, England, UK. The daughter of an army officer, she spent her childhood traveling and living in different countries. Her film career began at the age of 12 in East of Sudan, which was quickly followed by Ballerina: Part 1 and Ballerina: Part 2...
6. Jeff Goldblum Jeff Goldblum Actor, Jurassic Park Born Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum on October 22, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, actor Jeff Goldblum began his career on the New York stage after moving to the city at age seventeen. Possessing his own unique style of delivery, Goldblum made an impression on moviegoers with little more than a single line in Woody Allen's Annie Hall...
7. Frances Fisher Frances Fisher Actress, Titanic Frances Fisher began by apprenticing at the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia. She spent 14 years based in New York City, playing leads in over 30 productions of plays by such noted writers as John Arden, Noel Coward, Emily Mann, Joe Orton, Sam Shepard, William Shakespeare, Jean Claude Van Italie...
8. Christopher Reeve Christopher Reeve Actor, The Remains of the Day Christopher Reeve was born September 25, 1952, in New York City. At age four, his parents (journalist Barbara Johnson and writer/professor Franklin F.D. Reeve) divorced. His mother moved sons Christopher and Benjamin to Princeton, New Jersey, and married an investment banker a few years later. After graduating from high school...
9. Steven Seagal Steven Seagal Actor, Above the Law Steven Seagal is a striking and somewhat boyishly handsome looking (often with ponytail) and usually impeccably dressed action star who burst onto the martial arts film scene in 1988 in the fast-paced Warner Bros. film Above the Law. The enigmatic Seagal commenced his martial arts training at the age of seven under the tutelage of well-known karate instructor and author Fumio Demura...
10. John Goodman John Goodman Actor, Monsters, Inc. John Stephen Goodman is a U.S. film, television, and stage actor. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Virginia Roos (Loosmore), a waitress and saleswoman, and Leslie Francis Goodman, a postal worker who died when John was a small child. John is best known for his role as Dan Conner on the television series Roseanne (1988-1997)...
11. Mandy Patinkin Mandy Patinkin Actor, Pilot Mandy Patinkin was born "Mandel Bruce Patinkin" to Lester, a scrap metal dealer and Doris "Doralee". His first name was a tribute to his grandfather. Growing up he began singing in synagogue choirs at the age of 13-14 and still continues to use his fantastic voice in musicals and in recordings. Attending...
12. Mitch Pileggi Mitch Pileggi Actor, The X Files
13. Christine Baranski Christine Baranski Actress, How the Grinch Stole Christmas
14. Dan Aykroyd Dan Aykroyd Writer, Ghostbusters Daniel Edward Aykroyd was born on July 1, 1952 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He attended Carleton University in 1969, where he majored in Criminology and Sociology, but he dropped out before completing his degree. He worked as a comedian in various Canadian nightclubs and managed an after-hours speakeasy...
15. Jim Cummings Jim Cummings Actor, Shrek Born James Jonah Cummings on November 3, 1952, he grew up in Youngstown, Ohio. Sooner or later, he moved to New Orleans. There, he designed Mardi Gras floats, was a singer, door-to-door salesman, and a Louisiana riverboat deckhand. Then Cummings moved to Anaheim, California, where he started his career playing Lionel from the program Dumbo's Circus.
16. Clarke Peters Clarke Peters Actor, Notting Hill
17. Roseanne Barr Roseanne Barr Producer, Satan, Darling Roseanne Barr's story is one of the most controversial of any actresses. She dropped out of high school when she was 17 years old. After a car accident, she was admitted to a mental institution, claiming she was having nightmares and memory loss. She left the institute less than a year later. Soon after...
18. Stephen Lang Stephen Lang Actor, Avatar A stage actor of great recognition, Stephen Lang has shaped a formidable career on and off the various stages of the United States and abroad. Though he is arguably most well-known for his acclaimed performance in James Cameron's Avatar, Lang began his career in theater. Broadway roles include his Tony-nominated performance as Lou in "The Speed of Darkness"...
19. CCH Pounder CCH Pounder Actress, Avatar CCH Pounder (the CCH standing for Carol Christine Hilaria, her birth name). As can be said of other similarly styled actresses such as Alfre Woodard and Cicely Tyson, most of Pounder's characters are enriched with these same positive attributes and it is a testament to this actress' abilities that she continues on such a high plane in a nearly three-decade career...
20. Mr. T Mr. T Actor, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Mr. T was born Laurence Tureaud on 21 May 1952, in the rough south side ghetto of Chicago. He is the second to youngest of twelve children (he has four sisters and seven brothers) and grew up in the housing projects. His father left when Laurence was 5, and his mother raised the family on $87 a month welfare in a three-room apartment...
21. Mary McDonnell Mary McDonnell Actress, Donnie Darko Mary Eileen McDonnell was born on April 28, 1952 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and raised in Ithaca, New York. After graduating from the State University of New York at Fredonia, she attended drama school and joined the Long Wharf Theatre Company on the East Coast. It was not until 20 years after working on the theater stage that she had her breakthrough role in Kevin Costner's Dances with Wolves...
22. Shohreh Aghdashloo Shohreh Aghdashloo Actress, X-Men: The Last Stand Shohreh Aghdashloo was born in Tehran, Iran, on May 11, 1952. In the 1970s at age 20, she achieved nationwide stardom in her homeland of Iran, starring in some prominent pictures such as The Report (The Report) directed by the renowned Abbas Kiarostami, which won critics awards at the Moscow Film Festival...
23. David Hasselhoff David Hasselhoff Actor, Click David Hasselhoff has become one of the most recognizable faces on television and throughout the world. He is not only the star and executive producer of "Baywatch Hawaii" but also an accomplished singer and popular recording artist. American audiences first came to know Hasselhoff when he portrayed the popular "Dr...
24. Paul Reubens Paul Reubens Actor, Pee-wee's Big Adventure Born in Peekskill, New York, on August 27, 1952, Paul Reubenfeld grew up in Sarasota, Florida, where his parents owned a lamp store. During winters, The Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus called Sarasota home, and young Paul counted such big-top families as the Wallendas and the Zacchinis among his neighbors...
25. Isabella Rossellini Isabella Rossellini Actress, Blue Velvet Isabella Rossellini, the Italian actress and model who has made her home in America since 1979 and holds dual Italian and American citizenship, was born cinema royalty when she made her debut on June 18, 1952 in Rome. She was the daughter of two legends, three-time Oscar-winning actress Ingrid Bergman and neo-realist master director Roberto Rossellini...
26. Terry O'Quinn Terry O'Quinn Actor, Primal Fear
27. Annie Potts Annie Potts Actress, Toy Story Interested in stage and film at an early age, Annie Potts attended Stephens College in Missouri, enrolling in the theater studies course, followed by graduate work in California. At the age of 20, she married her college sweetheart, Steven Hartley. Only a short time later, she and her husband were in a serious automobile accident in New Mexico...
28. Delroy Lindo Delroy Lindo Actor, Up On the stage and on the big screen, Delroy Lindo projects a powerful presence that is almost impossible to ignore. Alhough it was not his first film role, his portrayal of the bipolar numbers boss West Indian Archie in Spike Lee's Malcolm X is what first attracted attention to Lindo's considerable talents. Since then, his star has slowly been on the rise...
29. Michael Dorn Michael Dorn Actor, Star Trek: First Contact
30. Jonathan Frakes Jonathan Frakes Actor, Star Trek: First Contact Jonathan Scott Frakes was born on August 19, 1952 in Bellefonte in central Pennsylvania. His father, James, and his mother, Doris, soon moved with Jonathan and his younger brother Daniel to Bethlehem in eastern Pennsylvania. There Dr. James Frakes taught English at Lehigh University, where he held the Fairchild chair in American Literature until his passing in 2002...
31. Jeff Fahey Jeff Fahey Actor, Planet Terror Jeff Fahey was born in Olean, New York, one of 13 children. His family moved to Buffalo when he was 10, where he attended Father Baker's High School. After graduation in 1972 he traveled around the world doing odd jobs. He was a crewman on a fishing boat, drove an ambulance in Germany, lived in a kibbutz in Israel and spent some time in India...
32. Alfre Woodard Alfre Woodard Actress, Primal Fear Alfre Woodard was born on November 8, 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the youngest of three children. She was named by her godmother, who claimed she saw a vision of Alfre's name in written out in gold letters. A former high school cheerleader and track star, she got the acting bug after being persuaded to audition for a school play by a nun at her school...
33. Gus Van Sant Gus Van Sant Director, Good Will Hunting
34. Michael Jeter Michael Jeter Actor, The Green Mile
35. Annette O'Toole Annette O'Toole Actress, 48 Hrs. Beautiful red-haired and beloved actress Annette was born in Houston, Texas on April 1, 1952. She is a film/stage actress, dancer, writer, singer, producer and composer. She started with acting at a very young age and during the 60s, she began a career in theater and television. Some of the TV shows that she acted in were My Three Sons...
36. Carol Kane Carol Kane Actress, Annie Hall Carol Kane was born Carolyn Laurie Kane, June 18, 1952 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Joy and Michael Kane, due to their divorce, Carol spent most of her childhood in boarding schools, starting at age 12 when she attended the Cherry Lawn School a progressive boarding school in Darien, Connecticut, until 1965, followed by enrollment at the Professional Children's School in New York City...
37. George Strait George Strait Soundtrack, Nebraska
38. Angela Cartwright Angela Cartwright Actress, The Sound of Music Born in England, Angela is the younger sister of actress Veronica Cartwright. As a child she was cast as the cute little stepdaughter, Linda Williams, on Make Room for Daddy. She was on the show from 1957 to 1964. After that, she was cast as Brigitta in the popular Julie Andrews movie The Sound of Music. Soon after...
39. Chazz Palminteri Chazz Palminteri Actor, The Usual Suspects Bronx-born and raised Chazz Palminteri was a natural choice to continue the Italianate torch in film. In the tradition set forth in the 1970s by such icons as director Martin Scorsese and actors Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, John Cazale and Joe Pesci, Palminteri has brought grit, muscle and an evocative realism to the sidewalks of his New York neighborhood...
40. Sarah Douglas Sarah Douglas Actress, Superman II Even though Sarah Douglas was born and raised in Stratford-Upon-Avon, and knew that she wanted to act, she did try to expand options available to her. She worked in a factory and for a time, also in a sterilizing department of a hospital. She briefly moved to France and also undertook a teacher training course in English and Drama...
41. Virginia Hey Virginia Hey Actress, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior Virginia Hey is a well-known Australian actress and former model/fashion editor who moved into the world of perfume design in 2001. Born in Sydney, Australia, Ms. Hey divided her time and education between her hometown and London. Virginia has an extensive bio and a 37 year track history with the entertainment, fashion, natural health and beauty industry in Australia and the UK...
42. Roberto Benigni Roberto Benigni Actor, Life Is Beautiful
43. Gregg Henry Gregg Henry Actor, Payback Excellent, prolific and versatile character actor Gregg Lee Henry was born on May 6, 1952 in Lakewood, Colorado. Henry studied acting at the University of Washington in Seattle. Right after graduating from college, Greg moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue an acting career. He played in a band...
44. Mary Badham Mary Badham Actress, To Kill a Mockingbird
45. Graham Greene Graham Greene Actor, The Green Mile
46. Susan Dey Susan Dey Actress, Looker
47. Reginald VelJohnson Reginald VelJohnson Actor, Die Hard
48. Harvey Weinstein Harvey Weinstein Producer, Gangs of New York
49. Diane Venora Diane Venora Actress, Heat Diane Venora was born Diana Venora in East Hartford Connecticut. She left Hartford for a full scholarship in the Drama Division of The Juilliard School. After graduating from Juilliard, she performed extensively on the stage and developed a reputation as a talented stage actress, particularly in Shakespearian plays...
50. Anton Lesser Anton Lesser Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides British actor Anton Lesser (b. 1952) has played many of the principal Shakespearian roles for the Royal Shakespeare Company (Associate Artist since 1990), including Petruchio, Romeo and Richard III. He is very active in radio (BBC) and spoken word audio. Over a dozen recordings range from Paradise Lost and Homer to the title role in Hamlet...
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