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1. Robert Downey Jr. Robert Downey Jr. Actor, The Avengers Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after three decades in the business. In 1992, Downey received an Academy Award nomination and won the BAFTA (British Academy Award) for Best Actor for his performance in the title role of Chaplin...
2. Michael Bay Michael Bay Producer, Transformers A graduate of Wesleyan University, Michael Bay spent his 20s working on advertisements and music videos. His first projects after film school were in the music video business. He created music videos for Tina Turner, Meat Loaf, Lionel Richie, Wilson Phillips, Donny Osmond and The Divinyls...
3. Julia Ormond Julia Ormond Actress, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button The dark and classically beautiful British actress Julia Ormond was born into privileged surroundings as the daughter of a well-to-do laboratory technician. Her parents divorced when she was young; she was the second of five children. She attended Cranleigh, a private school, and showed interest in theatrics way back then...
4. Diane Lane Diane Lane Actress, Man of Steel Diane Lane was born on January 22, 1965, in New York. Her parents are acting coach Burt Lane and nightclub singer/centerfold Colleen Farrington. Diane was acting from a very young age and made her stage debut at the age of six. Her work in such acclaimed theater productions as "The Cherry Orchard" and "Medea" led to her being called to Hollywood...
5. Illeana Douglas Illeana Douglas Actress, Ghost World Born with show business in her blood, Illeana is the granddaughter of screen legend Melvyn Douglas and his first wife, artist Rosalind Hightower. She is the step-granddaughter of Melvin Douglas' second wife, actress and politician Helen Gahagan Douglas. Illeana began studying acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York...
6. Mads Mikkelsen Mads Mikkelsen Actor, Casino Royale Mads Mikkelsen is a synonym to the great success the Danish film industry has had since the mid-1990s. Starting out as a low-life pusher/junkie in the 1996 success Pusher, he slowly grew to become one of Denmark's biggest movie actors. The success in his home country includes Flickering Lights...
7. Connie Nielsen Connie Nielsen Actress, Gladiator Danish beauty Connie Nielsen consistently lights up the screen with an eclectic bevy of film roles. However, it was her portrayal of "Princess Lucilla", opposite Russell Crowe's Maximus in Ridley Scott's Academy Award-winning Gladiator, which first garnered a mass appeal. She most recently...
8. Ben Stiller Ben Stiller Producer, Zoolander Ben Stiller was born on November 30, 1965, in New York, New York to legendary comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. It's not surprising that Ben Stiller has followed in his family's footsteps. Ben's parents made no real effort to keep their son away from the Hollywood lifestyle and he grew up among the stars...
9. Sherilyn Fenn Sherilyn Fenn Actress, Of Mice and Men The sultry, versatile Sherilyn Fenn was born Sheryl Ann Fenn into a family of musicians of Italian and Hungarian descent on her mother's side and of Irish and French descent on her father's. Her mother Arlene Quatro played keyboard in rock bands, her aunt is rock-star Suzi Quatro and her grandfather Art Quatro was a jazz musician...
10. Sarah Jessica Parker Sarah Jessica Parker Actress, Sex and the City Sarah Jessica Parker was born March 25, 1965, in Nelsonville, Ohio to parents Stephen Parker and Barbra Forste (who remarried Paul Forste after divorcing Sarah's father). After her mother wed Forste, she had four more children, bringing the total to eight. Sarah Jessica now had 3 full siblings and 4 half siblings...
11. Slash Slash Self, Brüno Saul Hudson, mainly known as Slash, was born on July 23, 1965, and was raised in Stoke-on-Trent. Both his parents worked in the entertainment business, his mother being a clothing designer (she did some of David Bowie's costumes) and his father being an art director for a record company. When Slash was 11 he moved with his mother to Los Angeles...
12. Michelle Forbes Michelle Forbes Actress, Super 8
13. Elizabeth Hurley Elizabeth Hurley Actress, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Wanting to be a dancer, Elizabeth Hurley went to ballet boarding school at 12, but soon returned home. When it came time to go to college, Hurley won a scholarship to the London Studio Centre which taught courses for dance and theater. Soon, Hurley wore the punk rock look with pink hair and a nose ring...
14. Dougray Scott Dougray Scott Actor, Mission: Impossible II Born in Scotland, trained at the Welsh College of Music and Drama where he was named most promising drama student. Scott's early work was in Scottish national theatre and television, first appearing in the series Soldier Soldier as well as on the stage in the Tim Fleming directed production of Wallace...
15. Maura Tierney Maura Tierney Actress, Liar Liar On the viewing horizon since the late 1980s, actress Maura Tierney has been a steady product of independent features, some hits and some misses, for close to a decade and a half. An odd and compelling beauty, she came from an upperscale Bostonian family and was raised in the Hyde Park district. Born February 3...
16. William Zabka William Zabka Actor, The Karate Kid
17. Charlie Sheen Charlie Sheen Actor, Wall Street Charlie Sheen was born Carlos Irwin Estévez on September 3, 1965, in New York City. His father, Martin Sheen, at the time was an actor just breaking into the business with performances on Broadway. His mother, Janet Sheen, was a former New York art student who had met Charlie's father right after he had moved to Manhattan...
18. Tommy Flanagan Tommy Flanagan Actor, Gladiator Tommy Flanagan was born in Glasgow, Scotland. While growing up, Tommy made his living as a DJ for the local dance clubs. In his early twenties, he became a member of Robert Carlyle's Raindog Theatre Company where he made his stage debut in such productions as 'Wasted I and II', 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest', and 'MacBeth'...
19. Embeth Davidtz Embeth Davidtz Actress, Schindler's List Embeth Davidtz was born on August 11, 1965 in Lafayette, Indiana. She is best known for her role as Miss Honey in the film, Matilda. She studied at Rhodes University. Her acting started with the National Theatre Company's "Romeo & Juliet" for which she received good reviews. She got a small role in South African-filmed American horror...
20. Alan Cumming Alan Cumming Actor, X2 Alan Cumming was born on January 27, 1965, in Aberfeldy, Scotland. His family lived nearby in Dunkeld, where his father, Alex, was a forester for Atholl Estate. The family (Alex, mother Mary, big brother Tom and Alan) moved to Fassfern near Fort William soon after, before moving to the east coast of Scotland in 1969 where Alan's dad took up the position of Head Forester of Panmure Estate...
21. Paige Turco Paige Turco Actress, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze Paige Turco was born in Springfield, Massachusetts on May 17, 1965. As a child she studied to become a ballerina. She performed as a soloist with the New England Dance Conservatory, The Amherst Ballet Theatre Company and the Western Massachusetts Ballet Company, but her dreams were shattered when an ankle injury terminated her career as a dancer at the age of 14...
22. Sean Patrick Flanery Sean Patrick Flanery Actor, The Boondock Saints Born in Lake Charles, LA, and raised in Sugar Land, TX, Sean Patrick Flanery attended the University of St. Thomas in Houston, where he took a drama class because of a girl. The girl was a short infatuation, but he found true love in college theater. He moved to Los Angeles and waited tables. He got an agent and after eight months...
23. Brooke Shields Brooke Shields Actress, The Blue Lagoon "Want to know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing". If you had not heard of Brooke Shields before, this tagline from her Calvin Klein Jeans ad had to grab your attention. Not that she had not had a previously noteworthy resume. She was born on May 31, 1965 in New York City and, at age 12...
24. Kevin James Kevin James Actor, Here Comes the Boom Kevin was born April 26, 1965, to Janet and Joseph Valentine Knipfing. He attended Cortland University where he played fullback on the football team while majoring in sports management. He realized after 3 years that this wasn't the path for him. After returning home, he decided to break up the monotony of the summer...
25. John C. Reilly John C. Reilly Actor, Chicago Character actor, dramatic leading man, or hilarious comic foil? With an astonishing range of roles already under his belt, John C. Reilly has played a eclectic host of rich characters to great effect over the years, from seedy ne'er-do-wells, to lovable, good-natured schlepps. The fifth of six children born to a father of Irish and Scottish descent...
26. Jami Gertz Jami Gertz Actress, Twister
27. Martin Lawrence Martin Lawrence Actor, Bad Boys II
28. Joely Richardson Joely Richardson Actress, The Patriot For Joely the theater must be in her genes. Daughter of Tony Richardson and Vanessa Redgrave, and granddaughter of actor Sir Michael Redgrave, she is the niece of Lynn Redgrave and her sister Natasha Richardson was also an actress. Former husband Tim Bevan is a producer. However the genes were slow...
29. Jeremy Piven Jeremy Piven Actor, Old School Born in Manhattan and raised in Evanston, Illinois, he is an alumnus of the Piven Theatre Workshop founded by his parents (Byrne Piven and Joyce Hiller Piven) and a one time Chicago stage actor.
30. Kristin Davis Kristin Davis Actress, Sex and the City Kristin Landen Davis was born on February 23, 1965 in Boulder, Colorado. An only child, her parents divorced when she was a baby and she was adopted by her stepfather after he married her mother in 1968. Early in her childhood, Kristin and her parents moved to Columbia, South Carolina, where her stepfather (a psychology professor) was transferred to a university...
31. Alex Winter Alex Winter Actor, Freaked Winter began his career as a child actor, spending several years on Broadway with co- starring roles in productions of 'The King & I', 'Peter Pan', and the American premiere of Simon Gray's 'Close of Play' at the Manhattan Theater Club. After completing NYU film school, he went on to have starring roles in several feature films...
32. Viola Davis Viola Davis Actress, The Help Actress Viola Davis was born on her grandmother's farm in South Carolina. When she was two months old her family moved to Central Falls, Rhode Island, where her father worked as a horse groomer and trainer. Davis was educated at Central Falls High School, where she developed a love of acting. She studied theater at Rhode Island College...
33. Amanda Tapping Amanda Tapping Actress, Stargate: Continuum Amanda Tapping was born in Rochford, Essex in England o­n August 28, 1965. She spent a short time in South Benfleet, Essex, and was relocated to Ontario, Canada, at the age of 3. She attended North Toronto High School where she was awarded the Dramatic Arts Award and Environmental Science Award. Her parents always wanted her to go into the science field...
34. Rob Zombie Rob Zombie Soundtrack, The Matrix
35. Shah Rukh Khan Shah Rukh Khan Actor, Kal Ho Naa Ho Born to Mir Taj Muhammad Khan and Lateef Fatima in New Delhi, India. His mother always believed her son was destined to be a great actor often citing resemblance between Khan and Dilip Kumar , another Bollywood legend. His name literally translates into 'Face of the King'. According to some critics he may have influences of the legends Mr...
36. Kyle Chandler Kyle Chandler Actor, The Wolf of Wall Street Kyle Chandler grew up in the small town of Social Circle, Georgia (population 4,500). On the family farm, the only TV station they got was Ted Turner's TBS. Kyle would watch old movies, go out and perform the roles in his backyard. As a drama major at the University of Georgia, Kyle met and was signed by an ABC scout in a 1988 talent search...
37. Alexander Siddig Alexander Siddig Actor, Kingdom of Heaven Born in the Sudan in Northern Africa, Siddig was raised in England and attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA) where he studied acting and theater. Immediately after leaving LAMDA, Sid did a season of theater in Manchester (northern England), in addition to performing in various shows in pubs and small theaters...
38. Vinnie Jones Vinnie Jones Actor, Snatch. Vincent Peter Jones was born on January 5, 1965 in Watford, England. He first came to public notice as a professional footballer, playing in the English Football League. Noted as one of soccer's hard men, he leaped to fame when a photographer, at a match, snapped him "marking" Newcastle United's Paul Gascoigne...
39. Salman Khan Salman Khan Actor, Dabangg Often known as Bollywood's "bad boy," his knack of walking into trouble has overshadowed people's perception of him as an actor. He has been featured as the bad guy of the industry several times over. But many-a-common-man claims that this macho hunk has a heart made of pure gold. Born on December 27...
40. Lana Wachowski Lana Wachowski Writer, The Matrix Lana Wachowski - previously Laurence (Larry) Wachowski - is a sibling of Andy Wachowski, of the creative 'Watchowskis' duo behind ground-breaking movies like The Matrix and Cloud Atlas. Born to mother Lynne, a nurse, and father Ron, a businessman of Polish descent, she grew up in Chicago, in a tight...
41. Julie Warner Julie Warner Actress, Tommy Boy Julie grew up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Her father, Neil Warner, was a musical arranger, who wrote jingles for products such as Tic-Tacs and Fig Newtons. Her mother, Naomi, is a freelance book agent. A 10-years younger brother, James, works for the New York City Parks Department. At 12...
42. Steve Coogan Steve Coogan Actor, Philomena
43. David Wenham David Wenham Actor, 300
44. Jonathan Glazer Jonathan Glazer Director, Under the Skin
45. Kim Dickens Kim Dickens Actress, The Blind Side
46. Kyra Sedgwick Kyra Sedgwick Actress, Phenomenon Kyra Minturn Sedgwick was born on August 19, 1965 in New York City and attended private schools. She made her professional acting debut at age 16 on the soap opera Another World. A graduate of USC, Kyra has pursued a career that includes stage, screen and television. Kyra's reason for becoming an actor is that it gives her the ability to be compassionate and to walk around in the shoes of others...
47. Mark Pellegrino Mark Pellegrino Actor, The Big Lebowski
48. Cheryl Hines Cheryl Hines Actress, The Ugly Truth Cheryl Ruth Hines was born on September 21, 1965 in Miami Beach, Florida and grew up in Tallahassee, Florida. She went to West Virginia University, Florida State University and graduated from the University of Central Florida. She studied theater and television production, but it was not until she moved...
49. Aamir Khan Aamir Khan Actor, 3 Idiots Aamir was first introduced as a child artiste in the 1970's hit Yaadon Ki Baaraat -- he was the youngest child in the trio. He then concentrated on school and became a state tennis champion for Maharashtra. Aamir fell in love with the girl next door in the meantime. He proposed to her the day he turned 21...
50. Chris Rock Chris Rock Self, Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker Chris Rock was raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant, which is in Brooklyn, New York. He has been in stand-up comedy for over twelve years. He made his big screen debut in Beverly Hills Cop II and spent three years on the cast of Saturday Night Live. He does commercials for 1-800 Collect and Nike and covered the presidential campaign for the show Politically Incorrect. He now lives in Alpine, New Jersey.
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