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1. Bryan Cranston Bryan Cranston Actor, Ozymandias Bryan Lee Cranston is an American actor, voice actor, writer and director. He is perhaps best-known for his roles as "Walter White" on the AMC drama series, Breaking Bad, for which he has won three consecutive Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Emmy Awards, and as "Hal", the father on the Fox situation comedy...
2. Tom Hanks Tom Hanks Actor, The Da Vinci Code Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California, to Janet Marylyn (Frager), a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an itinerant cook. His father had English, and some German, ancestry, while his mother's family, originally surnamed "Fraga", was entirely Portuguese. Tom grew up in what he has called a "fractured" family...
3. Mel Gibson Mel Gibson Actor, Braveheart Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born on January 3, 1956, in Peekskill, New York, USA as the sixth of eleven children to parents Hutton Gibson, a railroad brakeman, and Ann Gibson, who was born in Australia and died in December of 1990. Though born in the US, Mel and his family moved to New South Wales...
4. Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher Actress, Star Wars
5. Christoph Waltz Christoph Waltz Actor, Django Unchained Christoph Waltz was born to Elisabeth Urbancic, a costume designer, and Johannes Waltz, a stage builder. He has 3 siblings. He was born into a theater family. His grandmother was the Viennese Burgtheater actress Maria Mayen, and his step-grandfather was fellow Burgtheater actor Emmerich Reimers. Christoph attended the Theresianium and Billrothstrasse in Vienna...
6. William Fichtner William Fichtner Actor, The Dark Knight A small-town guy with a big heart, William Fichtner has been captivating the hearts of Western New Yorkers for decades. Bill was born in 1956 on Long Island, New York, raised in Cheektowaga, and graduated from Maryvale High School in 1974. His first roles were in soap operas such as As the World Turns and sitcoms like Grace Under Fire...
7. Geena Davis Geena Davis Actress, Beetlejuice As a child, Geena dreamed of being an actress. While in high school, she felt left out and had low self-esteem because, at 6 feet, she was the tallest girl in school. After high school graduation, Geena entered New England College in New Hampshire and then transferred the next year to Boston University...
8. Linda Hamilton Linda Hamilton Actress, Terminator 2: Judgment Day Linda Carroll Hamilton was born on September 26, 1956 in Salisbury, Maryland, USA. Following Wicomico High School, she studied for two years at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, before moving on to acting studies in New York. In New York, she attended acting workshops given by Lee Strasberg...
9. Kim Cattrall Kim Cattrall Actress, Sex and the City Kim Victoria Cattrall was born on August 21, 1956 in Mossley Hill, Liverpool, England to Dennis Cattrall and Gladys Shane. At the age of three months, her family immigrated to Canada, where a large number of her films have been made. At age 11, she returned to her native country and studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art...
10. Michael Biehn Michael Biehn Actor, The Terminator Michael Biehn was born on July 31, 1956 in Anniston, Alabama, grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska, and at age 14 moved with his family to Lake Havasu, Arizona, where he won a drama scholarship to the University of Arizona. He left prematurely two years later to pursue an acting career in Hollywood. His first...
11. Stephen Dillane Stephen Dillane Actor, Spy Game
12. Alan Ruck Alan Ruck Actor, Ferris Bueller's Day Off Alan Ruck was born on July 1, 1956 in Cleveland, Ohio, and has made over 100 appearances in films and television, and on stage. He is best known for his role as the friend of Matthew Broderick and hopeless hypochondriac Cameron Frye, in John Hughes's Ferris Bueller's Day Off. During the 1980s he appeared...
13. Mark Ryan Mark Ryan Actor, The Prestige Mark Ryan has been combining his acting, singing, writing and Action Direction talents in an eclectic and successful international career ranging over 30 years. He did several major musicals in London's West End, spending 4 years in Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit "Evita" playing "Magaldi" and "Che" under the direction of Broadway legend: Hal Prince...
14. Delta Burke Delta Burke Actress, What Women Want Delta Burke is a famous leading lady in television primarily for her role as Suzanne Sugarbaker in Designing Women, created by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason. Before Designing Women, she spent a year on Filthy Rich playing Kathleen Beck. Delta was cast in short-lived TV sitcoms including Delta and Linda Bloodworth-Thomason returned to cast her in Women of the House...
15. Eric Roberts Eric Roberts Actor, The Dark Knight One of Hollywood's edgier, more intriguing characters running around and about for decades, Eric Anthony Roberts started life in Biloxi, Mississippi, but grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. He began his acting career at age 5 in a local theater company called the "Actors and Writers Workshop", founded by his late father...
16. Gary Cole Gary Cole Actor, Pineapple Express
17. Andy Garcia Andy Garcia Actor, The Godfather: Part III One of Hollywood's most private and guarded leading men, Andy Garcia has created a few iconic characters while at the same time staying true to his acting roots and personal projects. Born on April 12, 1956, in Cuba, Garcia's family was relatively affluent. When he was five years old, Fidel Castro came to power...
18. Joan Allen Joan Allen Actress, Face/Off Joan Allen was born on August 20, 1956 in Rochelle, Illinois, the youngest of four children. She attended Rochelle Township High School where she was voted most likely to succeed. Joining Chicago's famed Steppenwolf Theatre Company ensemble in 1977, she was one of the group's original members and starred in a number of its original productions...
19. Lars von Trier Lars von Trier Writer, Melancholia Lars von Trier (the "von" was adopted during his stay at the Danish Film School) was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in April 1956. He graduated from the Danish Film School in 1983 with his short film Befrielsesbilleder ("Images of Relief"), which won the Best Film award at the Munich Film Festival the following year...
20. Ann Dowd Ann Dowd Actress, Compliance
21. Dana Delany Dana Delany Actress, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Dana Welles Delany was born on March 13, 1956, in New York City and raised in Stamford, Connecticut. Dana knew early in life that she wanted to be an actress. Following graduation from Wesleyan University, this tall (5'7") beauty moved to New York and developed her skills working in daytime television and theater...
22. Imelda Staunton Imelda Staunton Actress, Vera Drake
23. Rita Wilson Rita Wilson Actress, Sleepless in Seattle
24. Keith David Keith David Actor, Platoon Keith David was born in New York City's Harlem district and raised in East Elmhurst, in the Queens section of the city. As a child, he realized he wanted to act after playing the cowardly lion in his school's production of "The Wizard of Oz." He later enrolled in New York's High School of the Performing Arts and continued his studies at Juilliard...
25. Bruce Greenwood Bruce Greenwood Actor, Star Trek
26. Bo Derek Bo Derek Actress, Tommy Boy
27. Mimi Rogers Mimi Rogers Actress, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery It's fair to say that after 20 years and over 50 film appearances, Mimi Rogers should be praised for her variety of roles and acting capabilities, not for a brief marriage to a Hollywood star. In the early 1980s she began to carve a niche for herself in Hollywood, appearing on television and in films...
28. Sela Ward Sela Ward Actress, The Fugitive Sela is the oldest of four children. Her parents were an electrical engineer and homemaker in Meridian, Mississppi. Her name is a word from biblical Hebrew that is translated as "rock, boulder, cliff." "Sela" is the Hebrew form of the Greek "Petra." She studied art and advertising at the University of Alabama...
29. Jerry Hall Jerry Hall Actress, Batman Born July 2, 1956 in Gonzales, Texas, to Marjorie and John P. Hall. Raised in the Dallas suburb of Mesquite, Texas. Graduated from North Mesquite High School. After modeling for Kim Dawson Agency, got into a car accident and used the insurance money to move to Paris where she was discovered by Antonio López...
30. Steven Bauer Steven Bauer Actor, Scarface
31. Nathan Lane Nathan Lane Actor, The Lion King
32. Danny Boyle Danny Boyle Director, Slumdog Millionaire
33. Tim Daly Tim Daly Actor, My Neighbor Totoro
34. Luis Guzmán Luis Guzmán Actor, Boogie Nights Actor of Puerto Rican descent who made many memorable films in the 1980s due to his villainous persona. Presently resides with his wife and many kids in Vermont.
35. Bob Saget Bob Saget Actor, Madagascar
36. Jackée Harry Jackée Harry Actress, Another World Jackée Harry was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and reared from the age of nine in Harlem, New York, by her mother, Flossie. At the tender age of fourteen, Jackée landed the lead role of the King in her school's production of The King and I. Upon graduation from New York City's High School of Music and Art with a distinction in Opera...
37. Robby Benson Robby Benson Actor, Beauty and the Beast
38. David Caruso David Caruso Actor, Session 9 His low-keyed intensity, deep-voiced somberness, pale skin, puffy-eyed baby face and crop of carrot-red hair are all obvious and intriguing trademarks of TV star David Caruso. A hugely popular item in the 1990s as a result of a smash crime series, he got way too caught up in all the hoopla surrounding him...
39. Dwight Yoakam Dwight Yoakam Actor, Panic Room Since the start of his music career, Dwight Yoakam has proven he's more than just another guy with a guitar and a hat. He has risen from hot country star to being one of country music's biggest influences. While doing that, he has also become a critically acclaimed actor. Dwight Yoakam was born in the coal mining community of Pikeville...
40. Lesley Manville Lesley Manville Actress, Maleficent Lesley Manville was born on March 12, 1956 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. She is a multi award winning stage and screen actress and has worked extensively with the director Mike Leigh. She is known for Another Year (2010), All or Nothing (2002), Topsy-Turvy (1999), Secrets & Lies (1996).
41. Maureen McCormick Maureen McCormick Actress, Teen Angel Maureen Denise McCormick was born on August 5, 1956 to Richard and Irene McCormick. Maureen has three brothers Michael, Dennis and Kevin. Maureen is the youngest daughter in the family. Maureen's acting career started at age six when she won the Baby Miss San Fernando Valley contest, which opened up the glamorous world of acting to the future teenie-bopper...
42. Cynthia Rhodes Cynthia Rhodes Actress, Dirty Dancing
43. Matt Craven Matt Craven Actor, Crimson Tide Matt Craven was born Matthew John Crnkovich to parents Nick Crnkovich and Joanne Leslie in the small Canadian town of Port Colborne, Ontario, on November 10, 1956. After his father died, six weeks after his birth, Matt's mother moved Matt and his two-year-old sister Debbie to her hometown of St. Catharines...
44. Phyllis Logan Phyllis Logan Actress, Secrets & Lies
45. Paige O'Hara Paige O'Hara Actress, Beauty and the Beast
46. Vladimir Kulich Vladimir Kulich Actor, The 13th Warrior Vladimir Kulich was born in Czechoslovakia and began his training at the State Theatre of Czechoslovakia, also learning to speak three other languages fluently. He moved to Canada and immediately was cast in guest-starring television and feature roles. The 6'4" Kulich adds prowess and physical stature to his naturally strong presence on stage and screen.
47. Kevin Dunn Kevin Dunn Actor, Transformers Kevin Dunn was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1956. He is an American actor who has made over 100 appearances in both TV and film. One of his earliest roles was in the Alan Parker film Mississippi Burning with Gene Hackman and Willem Dafoe. He followed this up with Kathryn Bigelow's Blue Steel, Ghostbusters II, and the Brian De Palma hit The Bonfire of the Vanities...
48. Lisa Eilbacher Lisa Eilbacher Actress, Beverly Hills Cop One of five children, Lisa Eilbacher and her family moved to Beverly Hills, California when she was seven. In true Hollywood fashion, she was spotted by a talent agent while out walking with her mother. It wasn't long before the little girl who spoke French began perfecting her English in television commercials and on such TV westerns as Wagon Train...
49. Richard Curtis Richard Curtis Writer, Love Actually
50. Matthew Garber Matthew Garber Soundtrack, Mary Poppins
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