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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, with a supporting cast of Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, and Geoffrey Rush. Though highly successful now...
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 In January of 1992, Reservoir Dogs appeared at the Sundance Film Festival, by first-time writer-director Quentin Tarantino. The film garnered critical acclaim and the director became a legend immediately. Two years later, he followed up Dogs success with Pulp Fiction which premiered at the Cannes film festival...
4. Jason Connery Jason Connery Actor, Shanghai Noon Jason Connery has appeared in over 30 films, television movies and series, combined, since his breakthrough role as "Robin Hood" in the UK television series Robin Hood in 1985. The son of Sean Connery and Diane Cilento, Connery grew up in London and Scotland. He attended boarding school at Somerset...
5. 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 is a classically trained cellist who began playing in Alexandria, Virginia's public school system when he was 7 years old. He currently plays with the...
6. 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...
7. 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...
8. 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...
9. 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...
10. 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.
11. Mike Myers Mike Myers Actor, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Michael John Myers was born in 1963 in Scarborough, Ontario. His television career really started in 1988, when he joined Saturday Night Live, where he spent six seasons. He brought to life many memorable characters, such as Dieter and Wayne Cambell. His major movies include Wayne's World, Wayne's World 2, So I Married an Axe Murderer, the Austin Powers movies and Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat.
12. 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...
13. Frank Grillo Frank Grillo Actor, The Grey 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.
14. 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)...
15. 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...
16. 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...
17. 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.
18. 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...
19. 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.
20. 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...
21. 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...
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 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. 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...
24. 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...
25. Lisa Ann Walter Lisa Ann Walter Actress, Bruce Almighty
26. Rob Schneider Rob Schneider Actor, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo
27. Tom Cavanagh Tom Cavanagh Actor, Bang Bang You're Dead Thomas Cavanagh was born on October 26th, 1963 in Ottawa, Ontario, the second-oldest of five children. His close-knit family moved to Ghana, Africa when Tom was six. His father educated teachers there. The family moved back to Canada before Tom started high school (which he attended in southern Quebec)...
28. 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...
29. Brigitte Nielsen Brigitte Nielsen Actress, Rocky IV Brigitte Nielsen was born Gitte Nielsen on July 15, 1963 in Rødovre, Denmark. In 1979, she moved to France, then Italy, where she began her modeling career. In 1984, Italian producer Dino De Laurentiis hired her for the lead in Red Sonja with Arnold Schwarzenegger. The following year, she met Sylvester Stallone and...
30. Tate Donovan Tate Donovan Actor, Argo 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...
31. Rupert Graves Rupert Graves Actor, V for Vendetta Born in a seaside resort town, Britain's Rupert Graves was born a rebel, resisting authority and breaking rules at an early age. In his teens he became a punk rocker and even found work as a circus clown and in traveling comedy troupes. In 1983 he made his professional stage debut in "The Killing of Mr...
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. Alex Kingston Alex Kingston Actress, Like Crazy
34. 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...
35. Vanessa Williams Vanessa Williams Actress, Eraser Vanessa Lynn Williams must be credited with making one of the most startling and unexpected comebacks in show business history. Born to teacher parents in New York City, Vanessa and her brother grew up in suburban New York in comfortable surroundings. Vanessa sang and danced in school productions and signed her high school yearbook with a promise to "see you on Broadway"...
36. Harold Perrineau Harold Perrineau Actor, Zero Dark Thirty
37. 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...
38. Jerome Flynn Jerome Flynn Actor, Blackwater
39. 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...
40. 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.
41. 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)...
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. 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...
44. Kevin J. O'Connor Kevin J. O'Connor Actor, The Mummy Kevin's first dream was to be a cartoonist, but in later years decided to on acting. Getting his early training in Chicago, his first movie role was in Peggy Sue Got Married. He has since appeared in over 30 films as well as ABC's short-lived Gideon's Crossing. He recently appeared in as Igor in Stephen Sommers's Van Helsing. He also worked with Sommers in The Mummy and Deep Rising.
45. Tatum O'Neal Tatum O'Neal Actress, Paper Moon
46. Hugh Bonneville Hugh Bonneville Actor, Iris
47. 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...
48. 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...
49. 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...
50. Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Soundtrack, The Bodyguard Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born into a musical family on 9 August 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of gospel star Cissy Houston, cousin of singing star Dionne Warwick and goddaughter of soul legend Aretha Franklin. She began singing in the choir at her church, The New Hope Baptist Church in Newark...
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