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1. Robin Wright Robin Wright Actress, The Princess Bride Robin Virginia Wright was born in Dallas, Texas, to Gayle (Gaston), a national director at Mary Kay, and Freddie Gayle Wright, a pharmaceutical executive. She grew up in San Diego, California. She started her professional career as a model in 1980 at age 14, and worked both in Paris and Japan. After finishing high school she decided to become an actress...
2. Adam Sandler Adam Sandler Actor, Grown Ups 2 Adam Sandler was born on September 9, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York, to Judy, a teacher at a nursery school, and Stanley Sandler, an electrical engineer. He is of Russian Jewish descent. At 17, he took his first step towards becoming a stand-up comedian when he spontaneously took the stage at a Boston comedy club...
3. Helena Bonham Carter Helena Bonham Carter Actress, Fight Club Helena Bonham Carter is an actress of great versatility, and one of the UK's finest and most successful. Most recently, she has starred in Sweeney Todd as Mrs Lovett alongside Johnny Depp for which she was awarded Best Actress at the Evening Standard British Film Awards 2008. Other recent work includes Conversations with Other Women opposite Aaron Eckhart...
4. Katherine LaNasa Katherine LaNasa Actress, The Campaign Actress, former ballet dancer and choreographer Katherine LaNasa was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and originally trained as a ballet dancer, but had attended the North Carolina School of Arts, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, as well as the Neighbourhood Playhouse in New York. In 1989, she married Dennis Hopper...
5. Halle Berry Halle Berry Actress, X-Men: The Last Stand Halle Berry was born in Cleveland, Ohio. Her father, Jerome Jesse Berry, was African-American, and worked as a hospital attendant. Her mother, Judith Ann (Hawkins), who is Caucasian, has English and German ancestry, and is a retired psychiatric nurse. Halle has an older sister named Heidi Berry...
6. Salma Hayek Salma Hayek Producer, Frida One of Hollywood's most dazzling leading actresses, Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1966, in the oil boomtown of Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. Hayek has freely admitted that she and her brother, Sami, were spoiled rotten by her well-to-do businessman father, Sami Hayek Dominguez, and her opera-singing mother...
7. Téa Leoni Téa Leoni Actress, Jurassic Park III Elizabeth Téa Pantaleoni was born in New York, on February 25, 1966. Her father, Anthony Pantaleoni, was a corporate lawyer, and her mother, Emily Patterson, was a dietitian and nutritionist. She is of Italian (from a paternal great-grandfather), Polish, English, German, and Scots-Irish descent. Téa attended but did not complete studies at Sarah Lawrence College...
8. John Cusack John Cusack Actor, Being John Malkovich John Cusack is, like most of his characters, an unconventional hero. Wary of fame and repelled by formulaic Hollywood fare, he has built a successful career playing underdogs and odd men out--all the while avoiding the media spotlight. John was born in Evanston, Illinois, to an Irish-American family...
9. Jon Favreau Jon Favreau Producer, Iron Man Initially an indie film favorite, actor Jon Favreau has progressed to strong mainstream visibility into the millennium and, after nearly two decades in the business, is still enjoying character stardom as well as earning notice as a writer/producer/director. Of Jewish (maternal) and French-Canadian/Italian (paternal) descent...
10. Kristin Bauer van Straten Kristin Bauer van Straten Actress, Bad Blood Kristin grew up in Wisconsin playing sports, riding horses, and shooting guns. Her father was an avid horseman and gun collector and her mother a housewife involved in charities. Kristin moved to Los Angeles and began acting in 1994 after studying fine arts in St. Louis, Boston and New York. She still studies drawing and painting...
11. Marton Csokas Marton Csokas Actor, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Marton was born in Invercargill, Aotearoa, to a Hungarian father and an Australian mother (of English, Irish, and Danish origin). He became an actor in 1989 after graduating from the New Zealand Drama School. His first movie role was in the 1994 movie Jack Brown Genius in which he played the role of Dennis...
12. Jeffrey Dean Morgan Jeffrey Dean Morgan Actor, Watchmen Jeffrey Dean Morgan endeared himself to audiences with his recurring role on ABC's smash hit series, Grey's Anatomy. His dramatic arc as heart patient "Denny Duquette", who wins the heart of intern "Izzie Stevens" (Katherine Heigl) in a star-crossed romance, made him a universal fan favorite. He also had recurring roles on The CW and Warner Bros...
13. David Schwimmer David Schwimmer Actor, Madagascar Born in New York and raised in Los Angeles, Schwimmer was encouraged by a high school instructor to attend a summer program in acting at Northwestern University. Inspired by that experience, he returned to Northwestern where he received a bachelor's degree in speech/theater. In 1988, along with seven other Northwestern graduates, he co-founded Chicago's Lookingglass Theatre Company.
14. Patrick Dempsey Patrick Dempsey Actor, Enchanted Patrick Dempsey has lived two charming but separate lives on film and television. From an exuberant, somewhat awkward charmer in college comedy films of the late 1980s and early 1990s, he has morphed spectacularly into a dreamy, wavy-haired television hunk of the new-age millennium and this seductive...
15. Kiefer Sutherland Kiefer Sutherland Actor, 12:00 a.m.-1:00 a.m. Kiefer Sutherland was born in London, England, UK, to Canadian actors Shirley Douglas and Donald Sutherland, who moved to California shortly after his birth. His maternal grandfather, Tommy Douglas, was a Scottish-born Canadian politician who was a Premier of Saskatchewan for over 17 years and led the national NDP party for almost 10...
16. Sophie Marceau Sophie Marceau Actress, The World Is Not Enough Sophie Marceau (born Sophie Maupu) grew up far from the studio spotlights. When she was 14 she was living in the Paris suburb of Gentilly with her father, a truck driver. She learned from friends that director Claude Pinoteau was looking for new faces for a movie about teenagers called The Party...
17. J.J. Abrams J.J. Abrams Writer, Lost
18. Alison Doody Alison Doody Actress, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Alison Doody was born in Dublin in 1966, in a well-off family. She is the youngest of three children. She was educated in a convent, where she gained a passion for the arts. She later studied at the National College of Fine Arts in Dublin, but left because she lacked the motivation and thought she would take a year off to think it out...
19. Julianna Margulies Julianna Margulies Actress, Snakes on a Plane Julianne Luisa Margulies was born on June 8, 1966 in Spring Valley (near New York City) as the youngest of three daughters of Francesca (Gardner), a teacher and dancer in American Ballet, and Paul Margulies, an advertising writer. She is of Ashkenazi Jewish heritage (from Austria, Hungary, and Romania)...
20. Neal McDonough Neal McDonough Actor, Minority Report Neal McDonough was born on February 13, 1966 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, to Frank and Catherine McDonough. He grew up in Barnstable, Massachusetts, graduated from Barnstable High School, and attended Syracuse University. He was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts in 1988...
21. Alexis Denisof Alexis Denisof Actor, The Avengers
22. C. Thomas Howell C. Thomas Howell Actor, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial An ex-child rodeo star, C. Thomas Howell was earmarked as one of the most promising young actors in the mid 1980s after an eye-catching performance in the teen coming-of-age epic The Outsiders. Other roles followed, including the violent Cold War invasion drama Red Dawn, and a co-starring part alongside Jamie Lee Curtis in Grandview, U.S.A....
23. Matthew Fox Matthew Fox Actor, World War Z Matthew was born in Abington, Pennsylvania to Loretta, a schoolteacher, and Francis, a former consultant for an oil company who raised longhorn cattle and horses and grew barley for Coors beer. He has Italian (from his maternal grandfather), English, and Irish ancestry. Matthew entered the Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts for a post-grad year after high school...
24. Zack Snyder Zack Snyder Director, 300
25. Rainn Wilson Rainn Wilson Actor, Juno Rainn Wilson lives in Los Angeles with his wife, fiction writer Holiday Reinhorn (Big Cats), and his son, Walter McKenzie Wilson who was born in 2004. He grew up in Seattle, Washington but graduated from New Trier H.S. in Winnetka, Illinois. After attending both Tufts University and the University of Washington...
26. Lisa Edelstein Lisa Edelstein Actress, What Women Want Lisa Edelstein began her professional acting career while studying theater at N.Y.U.'s Tisch School of the Arts. After performing in a wide range of productions off and on Broadway, authored and performed the AIDS-related musical "Positive Me" at Ellen Stuart's La Mama, in Manhattan. It was one one of the earliest AIDS-related theater productions...
27. Billy Zane Billy Zane Actor, Titanic William George Zane Jr., better known as Billy Zane, was born on February 24, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, USA to parents William George Zane Sr. and Thalia Zane. Both of his parents ran a medical technical school. Billy also has a sister named Lisa Zane, an actress born in 1961. Billy was bitten by the acting bug early on...
28. H. Jon Benjamin H. Jon Benjamin Actor, Git to Gitten'
29. Michael K. Williams Michael K. Williams Actor, The Road
30. Colin Cunningham Colin Cunningham Actor, The 6th Day Although he considers Vancouver, B.C. home, Colin Cunningham was raised in Los Angeles, California, with an older sister and younger brother. He traveled extensively in his late teens while trying to figure out what to do with his life. He first took to the stage when dared by a friend, and then as an accomplished theater actor...
31. Pamela Adlon Pamela Adlon Actress, Say Anything... Pamela Adlon comes from an acting family and began her career in television in 1983. She has appeared in many popular TV shows, including as a voice actress in a number of animated TV series including, most famously, King of the Hill for which she won an Emmy for her role as Bobby Hill.
32. Vincent Cassel Vincent Cassel Actor, Black Swan Blue-eyed Vincent Cassel was born in Paris to a leading French actor father, Jean-Pierre Cassel and a journalist mother. Often labeled as a tough guy because of his roles, eclectic choices and talent have made of him a star of European cinema. First in La Haine, the young actor, actually coming from upper classes...
33. Donal Logue Donal Logue Actor, Blade Donal Logue's versatility and talent makes him one of the most well respected and beloved actors today. Born in Ottawa, Canada, Logue moved all over the United States, from the Boston area as an infant to various towns on the Mexican border. He returned to Boston to attend Harvard University, where he majored in Intellectual History and discovered his love for the performing arts...
34. Jason Patric Jason Patric Actor, The Lost Boys
35. Mary Stuart Masterson Mary Stuart Masterson Actress, Fried Green Tomatoes Mary Stuart Masterson started acting before the age of ten, when she appeared in The Stepford Wives in 1975 with her father. Afterwards, at the direction of her parents, Mary Stuart led a life outside of the limelight, attending school in New York. She appeared in a few productions at New York's Dalton School...
36. Antoine Fuqua Antoine Fuqua Director, Training Day He has directed music videos for such artists as Arrested Development, Prince, Stevie Wonder, Toni Braxton, Pras and Usher Raymond. He was nominated for MTV's Best Rap Video for Heavy D & the Boyz. He also won two Music Video Production Awards: The Young Generators Award, for his...
37. Bai Ling Bai Ling Actress, The Crow Born in the southern city Cheng Du of China, Bai Ling began her career at the age of 14. She enlisted In the Chinese People's Liberation Army where she spent three years in a performance troop entertaining soldiers stationed in Tibet. Bai Ling first gained the attention of audiences and critics alike when she won the coveted lead role opposite Richard Gere in Jon Avnet's Red Corner...
38. Dean Cain Dean Cain Actor, Out of Time His mother, actress Sharon Thomas Cain, married his adoptive father, director Christopher Cain; when Dean was three. Though he grew up in Malibu and attended Santa Monica High School, his career plans favored professional football over acting. While at Princeton, he completed a history major, dated Brooke Shields for two years...
39. Stephen Baldwin Stephen Baldwin Actor, The Usual Suspects
40. Polly Walker Polly Walker Actress, John Carter Polly Alexandra Walker was born on May 19, 1966 in Warrington, Cheshire, England. She graduated from Ballet Rambert School in Twickenman, began her career as a dancer, but an injury at age 18 forced her to change direction. She started at London's Drama Centre to the Royal Shakespeare Company, where she portrayed small parts before graduating to small roles on television...
41. Michael Imperioli Michael Imperioli Actor, Made in America Imperioli was born James Michael Imperioli in Mt. Vernon, New York on March 26, 1966. His film work began in the late 1980s. An early part that brought him recognition was in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas, as Spider, a local kid who works for the gangsters and has a run-in with a psychopathic mob soldier played by Joe Pesci...
42. Sarita Choudhury Sarita Choudhury Actress, A Perfect Murder After her debut film Mississippi Masala became an art house hit, Sarita Choudhury was determined not to "go Hollywood," focusing her acting energies on independent film instead. Raised in Jamaica, Mexico, and Italy, the half-Indian, half-English Choudhury studied economics at Queens University in Ontario before switching to acting...
43. Justine Bateman Justine Bateman Actress, Satisfaction Bateman was born in Rye, New York. Her younger brother is actor/director Jason Bateman. Bateman played the role of superficial Mallory Keaton on the television sitcom Family Ties from 1982 to 1989, for which she was nominated for two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. Bateman hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live during its 13th season in 1988...
44. Lochlyn Munro Lochlyn Munro Actor, White Chicks Lochlyn Munro started his acting career after a serious sports injury ended his dream of playing professional hockey. A talented musician, Lochlyn turned his attention to the performing arts. While playing music in various clubs around Vancouver, British Columbia, Lochlyn studied drama and improvisational comedy with many of the industry's top professionals...
45. Greg Grunberg Greg Grunberg Actor, Hollow Man
46. Cynthia Nixon Cynthia Nixon Actress, Sex and the City Cynthia Nixon was born in New York City on April 9, 1966, to Anne Elizabeth Knoll, an actress, and Walter E. Nixon, Jr., a radio journalist. She has German and English ancestry. Nixon made a memorable film debut in Little Darlings. Her Broadway credits include "The Last Night of Ballyhoo," "Indiscretions,"...
47. Jason Flemyng Jason Flemyng Actor, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
48. Jacqueline Obradors Jacqueline Obradors Actress, Six Days Seven Nights Born in the San Fernando Valley on 6th October 1966, Jacqueline Obradors began her television career with several impressive appearances on many popular series such as Parker Lewis Can't Lose, Diagnosis Murder and Murder, She Wrote as well as NBC's Battery Park with Elizabeth Perkins. Jacqueline's first film role came in the form of 1993's Red Sun Rising...
49. Billy Burke Billy Burke Actor, Twilight Billy Burke was born and raised in Bellingham, Washington, USA. He began singing at age nine, and joined a band at age fifteen. He continued to work with bands and study/performing drama at Western Washington University. He performed in Seattle at the Annex Theater, New City Festival, and the A.H.A...
50. Dana Barron Dana Barron Actress, One Life to Live
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