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1. Hugh Jackman Hugh Jackman Actor, The Prestige Born in Sydney, to English parents, and the youngest of five children, Jackman has a communications degree with a journalism major from the University of Technology Sydney. After graduating, he pursued drama at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, immediately after which he was offered a starring role in the ABC-TV prison drama Correlli...
2. Will Smith Will Smith Actor, The Pursuit of Happyness Will Smith was the second of four children of Caroline (school board employee) and Willard C. Smith Sr. (owner of a refrigeration company). He grew up in a middle class area in West Philadelphia called Wynnefield. Will attended the Overbrook High School located in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia...
3. Patricia Arquette Patricia Arquette Actress, True Romance With her expressive blue eyes, soft, Southern-tinged voice and an acting range that can carry her from hysterically funny to terrifying in seconds, Patricia Arquette is one of the most underrated, talented actresses of her generation. Though she's been working for years, she's always stayed just under the radar of true stardom...
4. Timothy Olyphant Timothy Olyphant Actor, Live Free or Die Hard From Timothy Olyphant's first screen appearances, such as his two-minute bit in The First Wives Club, to "Nicko", whose presence at times dwarfed the island in A Perfect Getaway, he has been a force to be reckoned with. Born in Hawaii, Timothy was raised in Modesto California. He is the son of Katherine (Gideon) and Bevan Olyphant...
5. Molly Ringwald Molly Ringwald Actress, Sixteen Candles Molly released an album at the age of 6 entitled, "I Wanna Be Loved By You, Molly Sings". She is the youngest daughter of Bob Ringwald, the blind jazz pianist. At age five she starred in a stage production of "Alice in Wonderland", playing the dormouse.
6. Daniel Craig Daniel Craig Actor, Skyfall Daniel Craig, one of British theatre's most famous faces who was waiting tables as a struggling teenage actor with the NYT, went on to star as "James Bond" in Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace and Skyfall. He was born Daniel Wroughton Craig on March 2, 1968, at 41 Liverpool Road, Chester, Cheshire...
7. Lucy Lawless Lucy Lawless Actress, Spider-Man New Zealand icon Lucy Lawless, is most famously known for her role as Xena the Warrior Princess. Lucy is married to producer Robert Gerard Tapert and resides in New Zealand. They have two sons, Julius Robert Bay Tapert and Judah Miro Tapert who were both born in New Zealand. Lucy also has a daughter, Daisy Lawless, from her first marriage to Garth Lawless...
8. Gillian Anderson Gillian Anderson Actress, The X Files Gillian Anderson started her career as a member of an amateur actor group while at high school. In 1987, her love of the theatre took her to the National Theatre of Great Britain Summer Acting Programme held at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. For several weeks she studied under such NT greats as Peter Chelsom...
9. Josh Brolin Josh Brolin Actor, W. Rugged features and a natural charm have worked for Josh Brolin, the son of actor James Brolin. He has recently seen a massive surge in his career, finding well-known roles such as a policeman, a hunter, and the President of the United States. Born February 12, 1968, Brolin was initially against the lifestyle of the entertainment business...
10. Ashley Judd Ashley Judd Actress, Heat
11. Anna Gunn Anna Gunn Actress, Ozymandias An actress on both stage and screen, Anna Gunn has portrayed a vast array of complex and powerful characters throughout her career. Anna grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico after her parents transplanted the family from Cleveland, Ohio to the Southwest in the late seventies. She discovered acting in a...
12. Anthony Michael Hall Anthony Michael Hall Actor, The Dark Knight Anthony Michael Hall was born in Boston, Massachusetts. His stepfather is a show-business manager and his mother, Mercedes Hall, is an actress-singer. His sister, Mary Christian, is also a performer. He started doing TV commercials, and his first major break came when he was cast as the young Steve Allen...
13. Jim Caviezel Jim Caviezel Actor, The Passion of the Christ James Patrick Caviezel was born on September 26, 1968 in Mount Vernon, Washington. He was one of five children born to Jim and Maggie Caviezel. The Caviezels are an closely knit Catholic family. As a youngster, Jim was described as being "very intense." His two main interests growing up were sports and religion...
14. Rachael Harris Rachael Harris Actress, The Hangover
15. Aidan Gillen Aidan Gillen Actor, The Dark Knight Rises
16. Brendan Fraser Brendan Fraser Actor, The Mummy The son of a Canadian travel executive who frequently moved his family, Brendan can claim affinity with Ottawa, Indianapolis, Detroit, Seattle, London and Rome. His early exposure to theatre, particularly in London, led him to Seattle's Cornish Institute. After graduation he found a minor role as Sailor #1 in River Phoenix's Dogfight...
17. Naomi Watts Naomi Watts Actress, King Kong Naomi Watts was born in Shoreham, England on September 28, 1968 to Peter and Miv Watts. Peter Watts, the road manager to Pink Floyd, died when Naomi was seven and she began to follow her mother and her brother around England until they settled in Australia when she was fourteen. She coaxed her mother into letting her take acting class when they arrived...
18. Lucy Liu Lucy Liu Actress, Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Born to immigrants in Queens, New York, Lucy Liu has always tried to balance an interest in her cultural heritage with a desire to move beyond a strictly Asian-American experience. Lucy's mother is from Beijing, and her father is from Shanghai. Once relegated to "ethnic" parts, the energetic actress is finally earning her stripes as an across-the-board leading lady...
19. Eric Bana Eric Bana Actor, Star Trek Eric Bana was born Eric Banadinovic on August 9, 1968, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He is the younger of two brothers. His father, named Ivan Banadinovic, came from Zagreb, Croatia, and worked as a manager for Caterpillar Inc. His mother, named Eleanor Banadinovic, came from a German family and was a hairdresser...
20. Terry Crews Terry Crews Actor, Bridesmaids A native of Flint, Michigan. Earned an Art Excellence Scholarship to attend Western Michigan University and also earned a full-ride athletic scholarship to play football. Crews was an All-Conference defensive end, and was a major contributor on the 1988 MAC champion WMU Broncos. His college success was rewarded in 1991, when he was drafted by the NFL's Los Angeles Rams...
21. Sam Rockwell Sam Rockwell Actor, Moon Sam Rockwell was born on November 5, 1968, in San Mateo, California, the child of two actors. The family moved to New York when he was two years old, living first in the Bronx and later in Manhattan. When Sam was five years old, his parents split up, at which point he and his father moved to San Francisco...
22. Owen Wilson Owen Wilson Actor, Midnight in Paris Self-proclaimed troublemaker Owen Wilson grew up in Texas with his mother, Laura, a photographer; his father, an ad exec; and his brothers, Andrew Wilson (the eldest) and Luke Wilson (the youngest). Expelled from St. Mark's School of Texas (Dallas, TX) in the tenth grade, Wilson finished his sophomore year at Thomas Jefferson School and then headed to a military academy in New Mexico...
23. Kelly Hu Kelly Hu Actress, X2 On February 13th, 1968, a girl of Chinese, English, and Hawaiian ancestry was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her father, Herbert, was a salesman and her mother, Juanita, worked many odd jobs to help support the family. She has one older brother, Glenn. She is a former Miss Teen USA, and modeled in Japan and Italy for several months before deciding to relocate to L.A...
24. Kristin Chenoweth Kristin Chenoweth Actress, Bewitched Kristin Chenoweth is an American stage, screen and television actress. Though, depending on who you ask, Cheno fans may disagree on what her most famous roles are. Since Chenoweth began her career, she has been credited with roles in musicals and plays on and off-Broadway, on various television shows and can be seen in movies on television and the big screen...
25. Parker Posey Parker Posey Actress, The House of Yes Parker Posey hails from Laurel, Mississippi. She is the daughter of Chris Posey, owner of Laurel's own Posey Chevrolet. Parker attended high school at R. H. Watkins High School in Laurel, Mississippi, and college at the prestigious SUNY Purchase. While at SUNY she roomed with Sherry Stringfield of TV's ER.
26. Michael Vartan Michael Vartan Actor, One Hour Photo Michael Vartan was born on 27th November 1968 in France, an only child. Michael's father, Eddie Vartan, was a French musician, whose ancestry was Armenian and Bulgarian on one side, and Hungarian Jewish on the other. Michael's mother, Doris Vartan (née Pucher), is a Polish Jewish immigrant to the United States...
27. Olivia Williams Olivia Williams Actress, The Sixth Sense Olivia Williams was born July 26, 1968 in Camden Town, London. She was educated at South Hampstead High School, an independent school for girls in Hampstead, North London, followed by Newnham College at the University of Cambridge. She graduated with a degree in English literature. She went on to study...
28. Billy Crudup Billy Crudup Actor, Almost Famous Known as much for his rigorous career choices as for his talent and chiseled good looks, Billy Crudup has been straddling the line between serious actor and "it" leading man for several years. Crudup was born in Manhasset, New York (a Long Island suburb) in 1968, the middle child in a family of three boys...
29. Jeri Ryan Jeri Ryan Actress, Down with Love Jeri Ryan was born Jeri Lynn Zimmerman on February 22, 1968 in Munich, West Germany to Gerhard Florian and Sharon Zimmerman. She and her brother Mark grew up on several military bases, including Kansas, Maryland, Georgia and Texas. Finally, at the age of 11, her family settled down in Paducah, Kentucky...
30. Aaron Eckhart Aaron Eckhart Actor, The Dark Knight
31. Joey Lauren Adams Joey Lauren Adams Actress, Big Daddy
32. Rachel Griffiths Rachel Griffiths Actress, Blow Her mother, Anna Griffiths, is an art consultant. Her uncle is a Jesuit priest. Has two older brothers. One brother, Ben, is a ski instructor. Lived on the Gold Coast, Queensland until age five, then moved to Melbourne. Attended Star of the Sea Catholic Girls' College, did well at school and learned ballet...
33. Dina Meyer Dina Meyer Actress, Starship Troopers Dina Meyer was born and raised in Forest Hills, Queens, New York, but moved to Dix Hills, Long Island, just before her last year of junior high school. She has two siblings, an older brother named Gregory and a younger one named Evan. Her first experience in the entertainment industry came when she did some modeling from ages nine to 16...
34. Guy Ritchie Guy Ritchie Director, Snatch. Guy Ritchie was born in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK on September 10, 1968. After watching Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid as a child, Guy realized that what he wanted to do was make films. He never attended film school, saying that the work of film school graduates was boring and unwatchable. At 15 years old, he dropped out of school and in 1995...
35. Helen McCrory Helen McCrory Actress, Skyfall The award-winning actress Helen McCrory trained at the Drama Centre, London. She began her career on stage in the UK. She won the Manchester Evening News' Best Actress Award for her performance in the National Theatre's "Blood Wedding" and the Ian Charleson award for classical acting for playing "Rose Trelawney" in "Trelawney of the Wells"...
36. Robert Rodriguez Robert Rodriguez Director, Sin City Of all the people to be amazed by the images of John Carpenter's 1981 sci-fi parable, Escape from New York, none were as captivated as the 12-year-old Tejano boy who sat with his friends in a crowded cinema. Many people watch films and arrogantly proclaim "I can do that." This young man said something different: "I WILL do that...
37. Julian McMahon Julian McMahon Actor, Fantastic Four Julian McMahon is the second of three children born to Sir Billy McMahon and Lady Sonia McMahon. The late Sir William was the former Prime Minister of Australia. Julian started a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Wollongong, but after more time spent in the University bar than at classes...
38. Cuba Gooding Jr. Cuba Gooding Jr. Actor, Jerry Maguire Cuba Gooding Jr. was born on January 2, 1968, in The Bronx, New York. His father, Cuba Gooding, was the lead vocalist for the R&B group The Main Ingredient, which had a hit with the song "Everybody Plays The Fool". His mother, Shirley, was a backup singer for The Sweethearts. His father moved the family to Los Angeles in 1972...
39. Catherine Bell Catherine Bell Actress, Bruce Almighty Catherine was born in London, but moved to California with her Iranian mother at age 2. Her mother still acts as her personal assistant. As a child, she acted in various TV adverts. She went to UCLA to study biology, but dropped out to become a model in Japan. She moved back into acting with a Mexican...
40. Judith Hoag Judith Hoag Actress, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
41. Traci Lords Traci Lords Actress, Blade Traci Lords is a study of a determined and complex woman with a very controversial background. Born and raised in Ohio as Nora Louise Kuzma, she moved with her divorced mother and three sisters to Los Angeles at age 12. While staying at the house of her mother's boyfriend, Roger, she began nude modeling at age 15, then adult films a year later...
42. Mia Zottoli Mia Zottoli Actress, Sinful Temptations Stunning and statuesque 5'8" brunette Mia Zottoli was born on April 6, 1968 in Boston, Massachusetts. Zottoli was raised in a conservative Catholic family. Mia was both studious and athletic in her childhood days: She not only studied dance and did gymnastics, but also was a cheerleader. Zottoli graduated from college with a double major...
43. Michael Weatherly Michael Weatherly Actor, Loving Michael Weatherly was born in New York City on July 8, 1968. Raised in Fairfield, CT, he left college to pursue a career in acting. He also had a great passion for music, and played in a band while pursuing his acting career. He began acting professionally and landed his first job as Theo Huxtable's...
44. Debra Messing Debra Messing Actress, The Ex-Files Messing was born in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, the daughter of Jewish American parents, Sandra (née Simons), who has worked as a professional singer, banker, travel and real estate agent, and Brian Messing, a sales executive for a jewelry manufacturer. When Messing was three, she moved with her parents and her older brother...
45. Jane Krakowski Jane Krakowski Actress, Ice Age Jane Krakowski was the winner of the 2003 Tony Award for her stunning and sultry portrayal of "Carla", in the Broadway musical "Nine", opposite Antonio Banderas. Her performance also earned her the Drama Desk Award and the Outer Critic's Award. Krakowski also stars in Alfie, the remake of the famous 1966 film...
46. Jeffrey Donovan Jeffrey Donovan Actor, Hitch
47. Kylie Minogue Kylie Minogue Actress, Moulin Rouge! Kylie Ann Minogue was born on 28 May, 1968. The eldest of three children, Kylie's acting career began early, but it was her role as "Charlene" in the Australian soap, Neighbours, which established Kylie as an international star. Her singing career began, purely by accident, when a record company executive heard Kylie's rendition of Little Eva's 1962 hit...
48. LL Cool J LL Cool J Actor, Any Given Sunday L.L. Cool J was born James Todd Smith on January 14, 1968, in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York, to James and Ondrea Smith. Todd, as he was called, did not have a very happy childhood. At the age of four, he saw his mother and grandfather shot by his own father. After they recovered from their injuries...
49. John DiMaggio John DiMaggio Actor, Princess Mononoke
50. James Frain James Frain Actor, TRON: Legacy James Frain is one of Hollywood's most versatile and respected actors who has a reputation for bold, intelligent performances in a diverse body of work in which he's collaborated with some of the finest actors and directors working today. Recent film work includes Disney's TRON: Legacy opposite Jeff...
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