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1. Richard Linklater Richard Linklater Director, Before Sunset Self-taught writer-director Richard Linklater was among the first and most successful talents to emerge during the American independent film renaissance of the 1990s. Typically setting each of his movies during one 24-hour period, Linklater's work explored what he dubbed "the youth rebellion continuum,"...
2. Tilda Swinton Tilda Swinton Actress, Adaptation. The iconoclastic gifts of the visually striking and fiercely talented Scottish actress Tilda Swinton, who was born on November 5th, 1960, have been appreciated by a more international audience of late. Born into a patrician military family, she was educated at an English and a Scottish boarding school...
3. Julianne Moore Julianne Moore Actress, Magnolia The daughter of a military judge and a Scottish social worker, Julianne Moore was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina on December 3, 1960. She spent the early years of her life in over two dozen locations around the world with her parents before she finally found her place at Boston University, where...
4. Stanley Tucci Stanley Tucci Actor, The Hunger Games Actor Stanley Tucci was born on November 11, 1960, in Peekskill, New York. Tucci took an interest in acting while in high school, and went on to attend the State University of New York's Conservatory of Theater Arts in Purchase. He began his professional career on the stage, making his Broadway debut in 1982, and then made his film debut in Prizzi's Honor...
5. James Spader James Spader Actor, Secretary He won 3 prime time Emmy Awards in the Best Actor, Drama category for playing the same character Alan Shore in two different television series 'The Practice' and 'Boston Legal' out of the 4 nominations he received for the same between the years 2004-2008. He also received a Golden Globe and several Screen Actor Guild Award Best Actor nominations for reprising this role
6. Colin Firth Colin Firth Actor, The King's Speech Born into an academic family - his father is a history lecturer at Winchester University College (formerly King Alfred's College) in Winchester and his mother is a comparative religions lecturer at the Open University - Colin Firth's first acting experience came in infant's school when he played "Jack Frost" in a Christmas pantomime...
7. Sean Penn Sean Penn Actor, Mystic River Powerhouse film performer capable of intensely moving work who has gone from strength to strength during a colourful film career, and who has drawn much media attention for his stormy private life and political viewpoints, California-born Sean Penn is the second son of actress Eileen Ryan & director Leo Penn...
8. Jennifer Grey Jennifer Grey Actress, Dirty Dancing Jennifer Grey is an American actress who starred in the film Dirty Dancing opposite Patrick Swayze, a sleeper hit that would become one of the biggest films of the 1980s. She had previously appeared with Patrick Swayze in John Milius's cold war drama Red Dawn as 'Toni', one of the 'Wolverines', a group of renegade teenagers fighting for their country during World War III...
9. Jean-Claude Van Damme Jean-Claude Van Damme Actor, Double Impact When Jean-Claude Van Damme became an international film star, there was some debate as to his kick-boxing accomplishments. Former multiple World Kickboxing Champion Don "The Dragon" Wilson even offered Jean-Claude a "$100,000" bounty match to get into the ring and fight him. Van Damme brushed off the "challenge" as a publicity stunt...
10. Antonio Banderas Antonio Banderas Actor, Desperado Antonio Banderas, one of Spain's most famous faces who was a soccer player until he broke his foot at age 14, is now an international film star best known as Zorro in the eponymous film series. He was born José Antonio Domínguez Banderas on August 10, 1960, in Málaga, Andalusia, Spain. His father, Jose Dominguez...
11. Tony Goldwyn Tony Goldwyn Actor, Ghost
12. Hugo Weaving Hugo Weaving Actor, The Matrix Hugo Wallace Weaving was born on April 4, 1960 in Nigeria. The middle sibling of three, Hugo has an older brother Simon and a younger sister Anna who both also currently live and work in Australia. During his early childhood, the Weaving family spent most of their time traveling between Nigeria, Great Britain...
13. David Duchovny David Duchovny Actor, The X Files David William Duchovny was born on August 7, 1960, in New York City, New York, USA. His father, Amram Duchovny, was a writer and publicist who was from a family of Jewish immigrants (from Ukraine and Poland), and worked for the American Jewish Committee. His mother, Margaret (Miller), was a Scottish-born school teacher...
14. Kenneth Branagh Kenneth Branagh Actor, Frankenstein Kenneth Charles Branagh was born on December 10, 1960, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, to parents William Branagh, a carpenter born in 1930, and Frances Branagh, also born in 1930. His brother, William Branagh Jr., was born in 1955 and sister, Joyce Branagh, was born in 1970. At 23, Branagh joined the Royal Shakespeare Company...
15. Lorraine Toussaint Lorraine Toussaint Actress, Dangerous Minds Trinidadian-born Brooklyn-raised Lorraine Toussaint graduated from Manhattan's High School of Performing Arts in 1978. She then enrolled herself at the Juilliard School's drama division as a member of Group 11 (1978-1982). She graduated from Juilliard with a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree. Lorraine is...
16. Doug Jones Doug Jones Actor, Pan's Labyrinth The youngest of four brothers, Doug Jones was born on the 24th May, 1960, in Indianapolis, Indiana, and grew up in the city's Northeastside. After attending Bishop Chatard High School, he headed off to Ball State University, where he graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications, with a minor in Theatre...
17. Callum Keith Rennie Callum Keith Rennie Actor, Memento Callum Keith Rennie was born in England, raised in Alberta, Canada and came late to acting - he discovered theatre in Edmonton at the age of 25. Starting out in university radio and working his way to the renowned Shaw Festival, Callum moved to Vancouver and quickly caught the eye of producers and directors. Currently he lives in Vancouver.
18. Daryl Hannah Daryl Hannah Actress, Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Daryl Hannah was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She attend the University of Southern California (USC) and made her film debut in the Brian De Palma film The Fury. She starred in such films as Ron Howard's Splash and Herbert Ross Steel Magnolias. She won the Jury Award...
19. Hugh Grant Hugh Grant Actor, About a Boy Hugh Grant, one of Britain's best known faces who has been equally entertaining on-screen as well as in real life, and had enough sense of humor to survive a media frenzy, is best known for his roles in Notting Hill, opposite Julia Roberts, and in Music and Lyrics, opposite Drew Barrymore, among his other works...
20. Hiroyuki Sanada Hiroyuki Sanada Actor, The Wolverine Hiroyuki Sanada was born on the 12th of October, 1960 in Tokyo. He made his film debut when he was 5 in Game of Chance (Shin'ichi Chiba played the lead role.) Sanada's father died when he was 11. Sanada joined Japan Action Club, organized and run by Sonny Chiba, when he was 12. Sanada first became famous as an action star for his role in The Shogun's Samurai...
21. Elizabeth Perkins Elizabeth Perkins Actress, Pittsburgh Elizabeth Perkins was born on November 18, 1960, in the borough of Queens, New York, and raised in Vermont. She studied acting at Chicago's Goodman School of Drama at DePaul University for three years, then launched her professional career with a co-starring gig in the touring company of Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs...
22. Kurt Sutter Kurt Sutter Writer, Sons of Anarchy Raised in the shadow of Rahway prison, Sutter spent most of his New Jersey childhood indoors, away from people, three feet from a TV screen. That's where he learned the essentials of storytelling and the comic significance of anvils. After graduating from Rutgers University with a BA in Film, Kurt spent several years as an actor in NYC...
23. Kristin Scott Thomas Kristin Scott Thomas Actress, The English Patient Her father was a pilot for the British Royal Navy and died in a flying accident in 1964. Her stepfather was also a pilot and died six years later under similar circumstances. Her childhood home was Dorset, England. She left at the age of 19 to work as an au pair in Paris. She was married to François Oliviennes...
24. Thomas Haden Church Thomas Haden Church Actor, Sideways Born in Yolo, California, but raised in Texas, Church began his show business career in front of a microphone instead of a camera, first as a radio deejay and then as a voice-over announcer. After landing a role in the independent film, Stolen Moments, Church moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career.
25. Jane Lynch Jane Lynch Actress, Wreck-It Ralph
26. Annabella Sciorra Annabella Sciorra Actress, What Dreams May Come
27. Damon Wayans Damon Wayans Writer, Blankman An outrageous cueball-domed comedian of film and TV satire fortified by a dazzling, sly smile, New York-born Damon Wayans was the third of ten children born to a grocery store manager and a social worker and grew up humbly in the Fulton Housing Projects. He began zeroing in on his comedic skills while still a child...
28. BD Wong BD Wong Actor, Jurassic Park B.D. Wong was born and raised in San Francisco, California. He made his Broadway debut in "M. Butterfly." He is the only actor to be honored with the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Clarence Derwent Award, and Theater World Award for the same performance. He starred in the television series All-American Girl...
29. Melissa Leo Melissa Leo Actress, The Fighter
30. Doug Hutchison Doug Hutchison Actor, The Green Mile Doug grew up in Detroit and Minneapolis, eventually moved to N.Y.C., and attended the Juilliard School for a brief stint. After studying two years with Sanford Meisner and working a plethora of odd-ball jobs (including dressed as a giant Citibank card handing out fliers in Times Square), the actor worked...
31. John Schneider John Schneider Actor, Loving John Richard Schneider was born April 8, 1960, in Mt. Kisco, New York. His parents divorced when he was two. John began acting at the age of eight. He was in many plays in New York. He and his mother moved to Atlanta, Georgia, when he was fourteen. He got involved in the local theater and was in many local productions. He had a small part in Smokey and the Bandit starring Burt Reynolds...
32. Timothy Hutton Timothy Hutton Actor, The Ghost Writer Timothy Hutton set Hollywood ablaze when he burst onto the acting scene in the early 1980s. After only a small number of significant roles in TV movies, he bagged the part of Conrad in the Robert Redford-directed Ordinary People. His convincing - and touching - performance as the troubled and self-accusing teenager trying to deal with the death of his older brother...
33. Neil Flynn Neil Flynn Actor, Mean Girls Neil Richard Flynn is an American actor and comedian, known for his role as "The Janitor", in the medical comedy-drama, Scrubs. He currently portrays "Mike Heck" in the ABC sitcom, The Middle. Neil was born in the south-side of Chicago. He is of Irish descent and was raised Catholic. He moved to Waukegan...
34. Jenette Goldstein Jenette Goldstein Actress, Terminator 2: Judgment Day Jenette Goldstein is a true chameleon. She is so effective as an actress, it is nearly impossible to recognize her from role to role. Jenette spent most of her childhood in Los Angeles. Born to theater-loving parents, she attended fine arts-oriented schools, and was the young star of the drama classes...
35. Craig Sheffer Craig Sheffer Actor, A River Runs Through It
36. Brad Garrett Brad Garrett Actor, Finding Nemo Standing 6 feet 8-1/2 inches tall, Garrett grew up in Woodland Hills outside of Los Angeles. His father was a hearing aid specialist working in geriatrics and his mother was a housewife. Garrett spent a whopping six weeks at UCLA before going into stand-up comedy full time. He began performing his act at various Los Angeles comedy clubs...
37. Scott Baio Scott Baio Actor, Bugsy Malone Scott Vincent James Baio was born on September 22, 1960 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the third child of Mario and Rose Baio, who had emigrated from Italy. At the young age of nine, Scott decided that he wanted to be an actor. Soon after, his parents took him on interviews and he was able to land in small roles in commercials...
38. Brenda Strong Brenda Strong Actress, Starship Troopers
39. Kelly LeBrock Kelly LeBrock Actress, Weird Science Kelly LeBrock was born in New York and raised in London. She is the daughter of a French-Canadian father and an Irish mother. Kelly LeBrock began her career as a model beginning at the age of sixteen. She has appeared on hundreds of covers and magazines including a Christian Dior ad. She became one of Eileen Ford's most sought-after models...
40. Lance Guest Lance Guest Actor, The Last Starfighter Lance Guest's family lived on an 11 acre prune ranch in the then-rural Saratoga, Ca for most of the 1950's. More than 10 years younger than his boomer siblings, Lance was born in 1960, when his father, a Navy fighter pilot, moved the family to a larger house with running water. At a young age, he was memorizing the comedy records of Bill Cosby...
41. Finn Carter Finn Carter Actress, Tremors Finn Carter was born on March 9, 1960 in the Mississippi Delta. Her mother, Margaret W. Carter, and her father, Hodding Carter III (best known for his position as the spokesperson for the State Department in President Carter's administration), were attending a play at the Greenville Little Theatre when her mother went into labor...
42. Oliver Platt Oliver Platt Actor, X-Men: First Class Oliver Platt was born in Windsor, Ontario, to American parents. The son of a career diplomat, he spent his childhood in Washington DC, Asia, and the middle east. Oliver graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Drama in 1983 from Tufts University. He then trained at Shakespeare & Co. with Kristine Linklater.
43. Pruitt Taylor Vince Pruitt Taylor Vince Actor, Constantine Vince first started to get noticed for his excellent performances at the start of his career in Shy People and Mississippi Burning. In both these films he played something of a blathering redneck idiot, although there was a streak of pathos in both performances which made it impossible to dismiss his characters as just 'bad' people...
44. Jason Beghe Jason Beghe Actor, Thelma & Louise
45. David James Elliott David James Elliott Actor, The Stranger I Married
46. Valerie Bertinelli Valerie Bertinelli Actress, In a Child's Name Valerie Bertinelli was born in Wilmington, Delaware. Her father was a General Motors executive. In her early teens, her father was transferred to a GM assembly plant in the Detroit, Michigan area and her family resided in Clarkston, Michigan where she attended Clarkston Middle School. A short time later...
47. Robert John Burke Robert John Burke Actor, Limitless
48. Cathy Moriarty Cathy Moriarty Actress, Raging Bull Cathy Moriarty was born November 29, 1960 in the Bronx, New York, to Irish immigrants, Catherine and John Moriarty. She was raised in Westchester County, New York and began acting in local dinner theaters while still in high school. At 17, she auditioned for what would be her most memorable role to film aficionados...
49. Michael Schoeffling Michael Schoeffling Actor, Sixteen Candles
50. Michael Gill Michael Gill Actor, Guiding Light Michel is a first generation American born in Manhattan on April 16,1960 to parents who narrowly survived the Holocaust. They themselves sprung from the Great Diaspora, which began for their parents in Moscow, Odessa, Kiev and the Ukraine. Michel's mother, Nadine Gill, lives in New York, his father...
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