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1. Johnny Depp Johnny Depp Actor, Edward Scissorhands Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood, who has recuperated his image greatly since his portrayal of Captain Jack Sparrow in the acclaimed Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer...
2. Brad Pitt Brad Pitt Actor, Inglourious Basterds An actor and producer known as much for his versatility as he is for his handsome face, Golden Globe-winning actor Brad Pitt's most widely recognized role may be Tyler Durden in Fight Club. But his portrayals of Billy Beane in Moneyball, and Rusty Ryan in the remake of Ocean's Eleven and its sequels, also loom large in his filmography...
3. Quentin Tarantino Quentin Tarantino Writer, Pulp Fiction Quentin Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Connie McHugh, a nurse, and Tony Tarantino, an Italian-American actor and musician from New York. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old. In January of 1992, first-time writer-director Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs appeared at the Sundance Film Festival...
4. Lori Petty Lori Petty Actress, A League of Their Own After this feisty, kinetic, highly offbeat actress from Chattanooga, Tennessee, broke into TV in the 1980s, she immediately set herself apart from the norm with the mini-movie Bates Motel. This rather inauspicious beginning would also set Lori Petty off on a career as a fighter and a misfit, types for which she would be best known...
5. Elisabeth Shue Elisabeth Shue Actress, Hollow Man Being born into a well-established and well-educated family doesn't necessarily mean much. Despite such family accolades, Shue's parents divorced while she was in the fourth grade. Owing to the occupational demands of her parents, Shue and her siblings found plenty of time to get into trouble in their suburban neighborhood...
6. Mike Myers Mike Myers Actor, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Michael John Myers was born in 1963 in Scarborough, Ontario, to Alice E. (Hind), an officer supervisor, and Eric Myers, an insurance agent. His parents were both English, and had served in the Royal Air Force and British Army, respectively. Myers' television career really started in 1988, when he joined Saturday Night Live...
7. Lauren Holly Lauren Holly Actress, Dumb & Dumber Born in Bristol, Pennsylvania, the daughter of two college professors, Lauren grew up in the upstate New York town of Geneva. Her childhood was split between experiences that contrasted. She was privy to the shelter of growing up in a rural town and also exposed due to the erudite sophistication of her parents' academic careers...
8. Lisa Kudrow Lisa Kudrow Actress, Analyze This Hardly the dumb blonde of Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, Lisa was born in Encino, California on July 30, 1963. Her father, Lee, was a physician and her mother, Nedra, was a travel agent. Lisa was raised in Tarzana and played varsity-level tennis in high school and college, and is a pool shark who has mastered some of the more difficult trick shots (so beware)...
9. Frank Grillo Frank Grillo Actor, Warrior The oldest of three children, Frank Grillo grew up in upstate New York. He got his first taste of acting in high school where he was in many plays. Frank was also a gifted athlete and his dream was to play sports professionally. Frank graduated from New York University with a business degree.
10. Jet Li Jet Li Actor, Hero Jet Li was Wushu (a martial art) national champion in China several times. He got his first part as a shaolin disciple in the film Shaolin Temple. His first attempt at directing, Born to Defense (Born to defend), met with failure. It was good film regardless, because it was the first time Li directed and had more realistic fight scenes.
11. John Stamos John Stamos Actor, General Hospital John Stamos' original family name is Stamotopoulos, which was shortened by his grandparents when they came to America from Greece. His parents are Bill and Loretta (Phillips), and he has two younger sisters, Janeen & Alaina, both school teachers. His first professional role was as Blackie Parrish on the daytime soap General Hospital from 1982-1984...
12. Ming-Na Wen Ming-Na Wen Actress, Mulan Ming-Na ("enlightenment") was born on the island of Macau, forty miles from Hong Kong. Her mother, Lin Chan Wen, divorced her father when Ming-Na was only a toddler. She has an older brother named Jonathan. After the divorce, they moved to Hong Kong where her mother became a nurse. There her mother met Soo Lim Yee...
13. Dermot Mulroney Dermot Mulroney Actor, My Best Friend's Wedding Since being discovered at Northwestern University by a Hollywood talent agent 28 years ago, Dermot Mulroney has been seen in over 65 films. Mulroney was born in Alexandria, Virginia, to parents from Iowa: Ellen, an amateur actress from Manchester, and Michael Mulroney, a law professor from Elkader...
14. Helen Hunt Helen Hunt Actress, As Good as It Gets Helen Hunt began studying acting at the age of eight with her father, respected director and acting coach Gordon Hunt. A year later she made her professional debut and afterwards worked steadily in films, theatre and television.
15. Mark Strong Mark Strong Actor, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy British actor Mark Strong, who played Jim Prideaux in the 2011 remake of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, is often cast as cold, calculating villains. But before he became a famous actor, he intended to pursue a career in law. Strong was born Marco Giuseppe Salussolia in London, England, to an Austrian mother and an Italian father...
16. Jennifer Beals Jennifer Beals Actress, Flashdance Jennifer Beals was born on December 19, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in the city. With a life-long desire for acting, Beals first appeared in small high school plays and even got an uncredited bit part in My Bodyguard. After graduation, she enrolled in college at Yale University, studying American literature...
17. Natasha Richardson Natasha Richardson Actress, The Parent Trap Natasha Richardson made her feature film debut as Mary Shelley in Ken Russell's Gothic. Her performance caught the attention of director Paul Schrader, who cast her in the title role in Patty Hearst. Since then, Ms. Richardson achieved notable success in such films as Pat O'Connor's A Month in the Country...
18. Alex Kingston Alex Kingston Actress, Like Crazy
19. Phoebe Cates Phoebe Cates Actress, Gremlins 2: The New Batch Phoebe Belle Cates was born on July 16, 1963 in New York, New York, USA and raised there. Phoebe studied at Miss Hewitt's school and at the Professional Children's School in New York City. She took classes at Julliard when she was ten-years-old for three and a half years until a knee injury forced her to stop...
20. Michael Chiklis Michael Chiklis Actor, Fantastic Four Educated at Boston University's School for the Arts, majoring in acting, before moving to New York City. Michael has numerous theater credits including the roles of Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire and Touchstone in Shakespeare's As You Like It.
21. Jason Isaacs Jason Isaacs Actor, The Patriot Jason Isaacs was born in Liverpool, the third of four children of Sheila (Nathan) and Eric Isaacs. His parents were both from Jewish families (from Eastern Europe). He studied Law at Bristol University and graduated in 1985 with a degree in law but decided to study acting. Whilst at Bristol University he directed and/or appeared in over 20 productions...
22. Greg Kinnear Greg Kinnear Actor, Little Miss Sunshine Greg Kinnear was born on June 17, 1963, in Logansport, Indiana, USA to Edward Kinnear, a career diplomat with the US State Department, and Suzanne (Buck) Kinnear, a homemaker. Greg has two brothers--James, vice president-investments at Wachovia Securities in Arizona who was born in 1957, and Steve, a business manager with the Billy Graham Training Center in North Carolina who was born in 1959...
23. Randy Couture Randy Couture Self, UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell 2
24. Vanessa Williams Vanessa Williams Actress, Eraser Vanessa Lynn Williams is one of the most respected and multi-faceted performers in entertainment today. She has conquered the musical charts, Broadway, music videos, television and motion pictures. She has sold millions of albums worldwide and she has achieved critical acclaim as an actress on stage, in film and on television...
25. Steven Soderbergh Steven Soderbergh Director, Ocean's Eleven Steven Soderbergh was born on January 14, 1963, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the second of six children and, while still at a very young age, his family moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where his father, Peter Soderbergh, was a professor and the dean of the College of Education at Louisiana State University...
26. Rob Schneider Rob Schneider Actor, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo
27. Jeanne Tripplehorn Jeanne Tripplehorn Actress, Basic Instinct Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on June 10, 1963, Jeanne Tripplehorn developed an interest in performing through her father, guitarist Tom Tripplehorn, who at one time recorded with the pop group Gary Lewis & The Playboys on such hits as "This Diamond Ring". (Note: many references list Jeanne's father's birth date as February 2...
28. Joanna Going Joanna Going Actress, The Tree of Life Joanna Going was born in Washington, D.C. in 1963 and raised in Newport, Rhode Island. She is the oldest of six children and graduated from Rogers High School in 1981. She attended Emerson College in Boston for two years and then went to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. A year later...
29. Alejandro González Iñárritu Alejandro González Iñárritu Director, Babel Alejandro González Iñárritu was born in Mexico City on August 15, 1963 to Hector González Gama and Luz María Iñárritu. Though raised in middle class neighborhood in downtown Mexico City their family was shaken when his successful father, a banker, declared bankruptcy, forcing them into lesser circumstances...
30. Edie Falco Edie Falco Actress, Cop Land Edith Falco, called Edie, was born on July 5, 1963, grew up on Long Island and attended SUNY Purchase, where she was trained in acting at the prestigious Conservatory of Theatre Arts and Film. She moved to Manhattan after graduation, auditioning for roles and supporting herself as best she could; for example...
31. Benjamin Bratt Benjamin Bratt Actor, Despicable Me 2 The middle of five children, Bratt hails from a close-knit family. His mother, a Peruvian Indian from Lima, moved to the U.S. at age 14. He grew up in San Francisco.
32. David Thewlis David Thewlis Actor, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban David Thewlis was born David Wheeler in 1963 and lived with his parents above their combination wallpaper and toy shop in Blackpool during his childhood. Originally he came to London with his band Door 66, however he changed his plans and entered Guildhall School of Drama. He had minor roles in films and TV until he took the main role in Naked...
33. Demian Bichir Demian Bichir Actor, The Heat Demián Bichir Najera was born in Mexico City, Mexico to Alejandro, a theatre director, and Maricruz, an actress. His parents met in the theatre. He has two brothers who are also actors. Demián began acting, at age 3 at the Palace of Fine Arts in his native Mexico City. He became a member of the National...
34. Chan-wook Park Chan-wook Park Writer, Oldboy
35. Harold Perrineau Harold Perrineau Actor, Romeo + Juliet
36. Betsy Russell Betsy Russell Actress, Saw IV Betsy Russell is the first in her family to become famous as an actress but she hales from a family of famous intellects. Her father is the iconic economist Richard Russell who has written a news letter about the stock market for almost 60 years called Dow Theory Letters and her grandfather Max Lerner was an author and syndicated columnist...
37. Donnie Yen Donnie Yen Actor, Ip Man Martial artist and Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen was born in Canton, China on July 27 of 1963 to newspaper editor Klyster Yen and martial arts master Bow Sim Mark. At the age of four Yen started taking up martial arts from his mother, who taught him wushu and tai chi until the age of eleven when his family emigrated to Boston...
38. Til Schweiger Til Schweiger Actor, Inglourious Basterds Actor, producer, writer and director Til Schweiger is a successful filmmaker from Germany. With more than 51 Million admissions no other German filmmaker drew more people to the cinemas. He runs his own production company Barefoot Films in Berlin. Born in Freiburg, Germany on December 19th in 1963...
39. Nicollette Sheridan Nicollette Sheridan Actress, Beverly Hills Ninja Nicollette Sheridan has won a worldwide audience with her past television and film roles. She recently wrapped production of her latest project, the independent comedy Jewtopia (2009) based on the famous play. She exploded on the small screen with her Golden Globe-nominated role of "Edie Britt", the blonde bombshell of Wisteria Lane...
40. Fisher Stevens Fisher Stevens Actor, Short Circuit Fisher Stevens moved from his native Chicago to New York at the age of 13 to pursue an acting career. He tried, unsuccessfully, to get any kind of job and was, he recalls, even rejected as extra for a Crest commercial. When his acting teacher, Dan Fauci, lost the lease to his teaching studio...
41. Conan O'Brien Conan O'Brien Self, Now You See Me Conan O'Brien grew up in a large, Irish Catholic family in Massachusetts. At an early age, he began a love of comedy and goofing off, this carried on when he entered the prestigious Harvard University, acting out many pranks in his time, as well as become the president of the Harvard humor magazine...
42. Emmanuelle Béart Emmanuelle Béart Actress, Mission: Impossible Emmanuelle Béart was born August 14, 1963, in Saint-Tropez, France. She lived with her mother, brothers, and sister on a farm in Gassin, not far from Saint-Tropez in Provence (southern France) because her father, French singer and poet Guy Béart, didn't want the children to be affected by the glamour world of Paris...
43. Brigitte Nielsen Brigitte Nielsen Actress, Rocky IV Actress, model, presenter and singer Brigitte Nielsen was born in Rødovre, a little place near Copenhagen in Denmark. At the end of high school when she was 16, Gitte (her given name) left her family to begin her modeling career. She worked for top fashion designers like Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace and Gianfranco Ferré and divided her time between New York...
44. David Yates David Yates Director, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
45. Helen Slater Helen Slater Actress, The Secret of My Succe$s Helen Slater was born to Gerald and Alice Slater in Massapequa, Long Island, New York. Appearing in many shows as a child, she attended the New York High School of Performing Arts, graduating in 1982. Having made her acting debut in Amy & the Angel, co-starring with James Earl Jones and Matthew Modine...
46. Tate Donovan Tate Donovan Actor, Hercules Tate Donovan began making television appearances while still in his teens, most often cast as angst-ridden high schoolers in such made-for-TV films such as Not My Kid and Nutcracker: Money, Madness & Murder. Born to a large family in Tenafly, New Jersey, Donovan moved to Los Angeles to be closer to the television industry while he attended college at USC...
47. Eric McCormack Eric McCormack Actor, Free Enterprise Eric was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. He attended Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute (the same school Mike Meyers attended) and also attended Sir John A. MacDonald Collegiate, named after Canada's first Prime Minister. With the support of his parents (his father was also an aspiring actor)...
48. Kenny Johnson Kenny Johnson Actor, Blade
49. Enrico Colantoni Enrico Colantoni Actor, Galaxy Quest
50. Hugh Bonneville Hugh Bonneville Actor, Iris
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