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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, Ghost 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. 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...
5. 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...
6. 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...
7. Terry O'Quinn Terry O'Quinn Actor, Primal Fear
8. 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...
9. 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)...
10. 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...
11. 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"...
12. 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...
13. Christine Baranski Christine Baranski Actress, How the Grinch Stole Christmas
14. Christopher Reeve Christopher Reeve Actor, Superman 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...
15. Celia Imrie Celia Imrie Actress, Bridget Jones's Diary
16. 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...
17. Michael Jeter Michael Jeter Actor, The Green Mile
18. 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...
19. 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...
20. 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...
21. 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.
22. Roseanne Barr Roseanne Barr Producer, Satan, Darling Roseanne Barr, one of America's funniest comedians, has another side that not many people have seen. She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. During her teenage years, she worked as a dishwasher at a local restaurant. She married Bill Pentland and they had three children together. They remained married for sixteen years...
23. 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...
24. Ted Wass Ted Wass Director, The Grasshopper Experiment
25. 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...
26. 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...
27. Michael Dorn Michael Dorn Actor, Star Trek: First Contact
28. 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...
29. 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...
30. Graham Greene Graham Greene Actor, The Green Mile
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. Mr. T Mr. T Actor, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Involved in the world of pro wrestling in 1985-86 and 1994-95. Was Hulk Hogan's tag team partner at the first WrestleMania, defeating the team of Paul Orndorff and Roddy Piper on March 31, 1985. His feud with Piper continued into WrestleMania 2, when he defeated Piper in a boxing match by disqualification...
33. 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...
34. 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...
35. Stan Shaw Stan Shaw Actor, Rocky Started acting in the Chicago production of the Broadway musical "Hair" as well as the Broadway production of "The Me Nobody Knows". His last Broadway show "Via Galactica" was directed by Sir Peter Hall.
36. Gus Van Sant Gus Van Sant Director, Good Will Hunting
37. 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...
38. Marilu Henner Marilu Henner Actress, L.A. Story
39. Parker Stevenson Parker Stevenson Actor, Stroker Ace When Parker Stevenson was five years old his mother, who acted in numerous television commercials, took him to a filming session. This resulted in two small television appearances. However, Parker's father, an investment advisor, looked askance at the whole business, and although Parker appeared in a few play productions at Brooks School he had no intention of becoming an actor...
40. 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...
41. 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...
42. Roberto Benigni Roberto Benigni Actor, Life Is Beautiful
43. Mary Badham Mary Badham Actress, To Kill a Mockingbird
44. 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...
45. Joel Silver Joel Silver Producer, The Matrix As flamboyant as any character in his movies, Joel Silver can be credited along with Jerry Bruckheimer as practically reinventing the action film genre in the 1980s. Born in New Jersey, he attended the New York University Film School. After college, he worked at Lawrence Gordon Pictures, earning his first onscreen credit as associate producer of The Warriors...
46. Mitch Pileggi Mitch Pileggi Actor, The X Files
47. Delroy Lindo Delroy Lindo Actor, Up The son of Jamaican parents, Lindo was born and raised in Lewisham, England, United Kingdom, until his teens when he and his mother moved to Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A little later, they moved to the United States, where Lindo would attend the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. After graduation...
48. Susan Dey Susan Dey Actress, Looker
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. 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...
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