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1. Peter Dinklage Peter Dinklage Actor, The Station Agent Peter Dinklage was born in Morristown, New Jersey. In 1991, he received a degree in drama from Bennington College and began his career. He continues to work in the theatre with roles in "The Killing Act", "Imperfect Love", and "Richard III". Peter Dinklage received acclaim for his first film, Living in Oblivion...
2. Matthew McConaughey Matthew McConaughey Actor, Dallas Buyers Club The youngest son of a gas station owner, who ran an oil pipe supply business and mother - substitute school teacher, Matthew McConaughey was born in Uvalde, Texas, but grew up in Longview, Texas where he graduated from the local High School (1988). Showing little interest in his father's oil business...
3. Jennifer Aniston Jennifer Aniston Actress, The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate Born in Sherman Oaks, California, Jennifer Aniston spent a year of her childhood living in Greece with her family. Her family then relocated to New York City where her parents, actors John Aniston and Nancy Dow, divorced when she was 9. Jennifer was raised by her mother and her father landed a role...
4. Wes Anderson Wes Anderson Writer, Moonrise Kingdom Wes Anderson is the son of Melver, an advertising and PR executive, and Anne, an archaeologist turned real estate agent. He has two brothers, Eric and Mel. Anderson's parents divorced when he was a young child, an event that he described as the most crucial event of my brothers and my growing up. During childhood...
5. Norman Reedus Norman Reedus Actor, The Boondock Saints Norman's first film was in 1997 the Guillermo del Toro horror thriller film Mimic, where he played the character Jeremy. He has also played roles in the films Floating, Six Ways to Sunday, Deuces Wild, Blade II, Gossip, 8mm, American Gangster, Hero Wanted and Moscow Chill. In 2005 he had a bit-part in the Christian Alvart German film Antibodies as a German Polizist (policeman)...
6. Gerard Butler Gerard Butler Actor, 300 Born in Paisley, Scotland, to Margaret and Edward Butler, Gerard Butler was raised, along with his older brother and sister, in his hometown of Paisley, Scotland. He also spent some of his youth in Canada. His parents divorced when he was a child, and he and his siblings were raised primarily by their mother...
7. Manu Bennett Manu Bennett Actor, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Gracing international covers such as Muscle and Fitness and Men's Health Manu Bennett is capturing the attention of filmmakers and fans with his extraordinary presence and talent. Of Maori descent and born in Auckland, New Zealand to a singer and a fashion model, Manu's family relocated to Australia soon after his birth...
8. Paul Rudd Paul Rudd Actor, Role Models Paul Stephen Rudd was born in Passaic, New Jersey. His parents, Michael and Gloria, both from Jewish families, were born in the U.K. He has one sister, Julie, who is three years younger than he is. Paul traveled with his family during his early years, because of his father's airline job at TWA. His family eventually settled in in Overland Park...
9. Donnie Wahlberg Donnie Wahlberg Actor, The Sixth Sense He was born Donald Edmond Wahlberg, Jr. on August 17, 1969, in Dorchester Massachusetts, into a family of Swedish, Irish, French-Canadian, and English descent. He is the eighth of nine children of Donald Sr. and Alma Wahlberg. His parents eventually divorced and Donnie, finding himself already in trouble...
10. Cate Blanchett Cate Blanchett Actress, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Australia to an American father and an Australian mother. She has an older brother and an younger sister. When she was ten years old, her 40-year old father died of a sudden heart attack. Her mother never remarried, and her grandmother moved in to help her mother...
11. Edward Norton Edward Norton Actor, Fight Club Edward Norton was born on August 18, 1969 to parents Edward, an attorney who works for the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Robin Norton, a former foundation executive and teacher who passed away of brain cancer on March 6, 1997. Edward also has two younger siblings named James and Molly...
12. Rory McCann Rory McCann Actor, Alexander Six foot six inches tall, with brown eyes and dark hair, Rory McCann from Glasgow began his working life at the top - as a painter on the Forth Bridge in Scotland. He came to notice in a television commercial for Scotts' Porridge Oats, in which he appeared as a scantily-clad hunk in a vest and kilt and little else wandering snowbound streets but warmed by the inner glow of the porridge...
13. Pauley Perrette Pauley Perrette Actress, Kill Ari: Part 1 Pauley Perrette is known to millions around the world as "Abby Sciuto", the brilliant but offbeat forensic scientist on CBS' NCIS, the #1-rated drama in the world. Her additional credits include appearances on such shows as Almost Famous, The Ring, 24, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation...
14. Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lopez Actress, Out of Sight Jennifer was born on July 24, 1969, in the Castle Hill section of the Bronx. Her father, David Lopez, was a computer technician. Her mother, Guadalupe Lopez, taught kindergarten. Jennifer is the middle of three daughters. Her elder sister, Leslie Lopez, is a housewife who sings opera. Her younger sister...
15. Catherine Zeta-Jones Catherine Zeta-Jones Actress, Chicago Catherine Zeta-Jones was born on September 25, 1969 in Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, UK, the daughter of Dai Jones, who formerly owned a candy factory, and Pat Jones. Her brother David Jones (b. 1967) is a development executive and brother Lyndon Jones (b. 1972) works at her production company. Catherine showed an interest early on in entertainment...
16. Josh Holloway Josh Holloway Actor, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
17. Jason Bateman Jason Bateman Actor, Horrible Bosses Jason Bateman is an American film and television actor best known for his role as Michael Bluth on the television sitcom Arrested Development, as well as his role on Valerie. He was born in Rye, New York, USA. His father, Kent Bateman, is a film and television director and founder of a Hollywood repertory stage company...
18. Kristy Swanson Kristy Swanson Actress, Dude, Where's My Car?
19. Darren Aronofsky Darren Aronofsky Director, Requiem for a Dream Darren Aronofsky was born February 12, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York. Growing up, Darren was always artistic: he loved classic movies and, as a teenager, he even spent time doing graffiti art. After high school, Darren went to Harvard University to study film (both live-action and animation). He won several film awards after completing his senior thesis film...
20. Renée Zellweger Renée Zellweger Actress, Bridget Jones's Diary Renée Kathleen Zellweger was born on April 25, 1969, in Katy, Texas, USA to parents Emil Erich Zellweger, a Swiss-born engineer who married Renée's mother Kjellfrid Irene Andreassen, a Norwegian-born former nurse and midwife in 1963. Renée also has a brother named Drew Zellweger, a marketing executive born on February 15...
21. Javier Bardem Javier Bardem Actor, No Country for Old Men Javier Bardem is the youngest member of a family of actors that has been making films since the early days of Spanish cinema. He got his start in the family business, at age six, when he appeared in his first feature, "El picaro" (1974) (A.K.A. The Scoundrel). During his teenage years, he acted in several TV series...
22. Ayelet Zurer Ayelet Zurer Actress, Angels & Demons
23. Max Martini Max Martini Actor, Saving Private Ryan Born Maximilian Carlo Martini in Woodstock, New York, Martini is a citizen of not only the United States, but also of Canada and Italy. His parents were involved in the arts and instilled in him an appreciation for all things creative. After moving around a bit as a child, he made his way back to New York City and began to study acting...
24. Jennifer Ehle Jennifer Ehle Actress, Zero Dark Thirty
25. Laurie Holden Laurie Holden Actress, Better Angels A dual citizen of Canada and the U.S., Holden's career got off to the kind of start most actors can only dream of. Upon graduating from UCLA, Holden was accepted as part of the National Honor Society and received the "Natalie Wood Award" for Best Actress. She went on to study the classics at The...
26. Jack Black Jack Black Actor, Kung Fu Panda Jack Black was born in California, and attended the University of California at Los Angeles. While at UCLA, he was a member of Tim Robbins's acting troupe and it was through this collaboration that led to his 1992 film debut in Bob Roberts. Although he was just a background voice in his first film...
27. Ellen Pompeo Ellen Pompeo Actress, Didn't We Almost Have It All? Ellen Pompeo made her major studio screen debut in Brad Silberling's Moonlight Mile, starring alongside Susan Sarandon, Dustin Hoffman and Jake Gyllenhaal. She received outstanding reviews for her portrayal of an outspoken young woman carrying a silent burden that's breaking her heart. A native of Boston...
28. Gina Torres Gina Torres Actress, Serenity Gina was born in New York City and is youngest of three children in a close-knit Cuban American family. Attended New York City's High School of Music and Art She is a gifted mezzo soprano and was trained in opera and jazz and also sang in a gospel choir.
29. Ice Cube Ice Cube Soundtrack, Friday Ice Cube first came to public notice as a singer and songwriter with the controversial and influential band N.W.A. His compositions with that group included many of the classic cuts from their debut LP "Straight Outta Compton" (Ruthless/Priority, 1989), including the title track, "Gangsta Gangsta" and "Express Yourself"...
30. Matthew Perry Matthew Perry Actor, The Whole Nine Yards Born in Williamstown, Massachusetts, Matthew Perry was raised in Ottawa, Ontario, where he became a top-ranked junior tennis player in Canada. However, after moving to Los Angeles at the age of 15 to live with his father (actor John Bennett Perry), he became more interested in acting. In addition to performing in several high school stage productions...
31. Toby Stephens Toby Stephens Actor, Die Another Day Toby Stephens began his acting career while a stagehand at the Chichester Festival Theatre, in end-of-season productions mounted by the crew. In his brief professional career, he has already won the Sir John Gielgud Prize for Best Actor and the Ian Charleson Award for his performance in the title role of "Coriolanus" at the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1994...
32. Natascha McElhone Natascha McElhone Actress, The Truman Show Natascha McElhone was born in Walton on Thames, London. She attended several schools, Camden School for Girls being the last. Natascha McElhone established herself as a talented leading actress when she left drama school in 1993 to play the lead in her first film, Merchant Ivory's Surviving Picasso, opposite Anthony Hopkins...
33. Michael Sheen Michael Sheen Actor, Kingdom of Heaven Even though he had burned up the London stage for nearly a decade--and appeared in several films--Michael Sheen was not really "discovered" by American audiences until his critically-acclaimed turn as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the 1999 Broadway revival of "Amadeus". The only son of Meyrick and Irene Sheen...
34. Zach Galifianakis Zach Galifianakis Actor, The Hangover Originally from western North Carolina, Zach moved to New York City after failing his last college class by one point. Zach got his start performing his brand of humor in the back of a hamburger joint in Times Square. He now tours the country, performing in coffee shops and universities. When not performing stand-up...
35. Spike Jonze Spike Jonze Director, Her Spike Jonze made up one-third (along with Andy Jenkins and Mark Lewman) of the triumvirate of genius minds behind Dirt Magazine, the brother publication of the much lamented ground-breaking Sassy Magazine. These three uncommon characters were all editors for Grand Royal Magazine as well, under...
36. Dave Bautista Dave Bautista Actor, Riddick David Michael Bautista Jr. was born on January 18, 1969. When WCW officials told him he'd never make it in sports entertainment, Dave Batista pushed himself to achieve his dream of being a Superstar. In May 2002, he made his debut on SmackDown but it wasn't until a move to Raw and two victories over Kane that "The Animal" began to make noise in the WWE Universe...
37. David Boreanaz David Boreanaz Actor, Justice League: The New Frontier David was born in Buffalo, New York and grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At the young age of seven he decide to be an actor, which eventually led him to study cinema and photography at Ithaca College in New York. After graduating from college, David moved to Los Angeles in order to pursue a career in the movies...
38. Simon Baker Simon Baker Actor, Land of the Dead Simon Baker was first recognized in 1992, when he received Australia's prestigious Logie award for Most Popular New Talent. Upon relocating to Los Angeles with his family, Baker was immediately cast in the Academy Award winning film L.A. Confidential.
39. Jason Clarke Jason Clarke Actor, Zero Dark Thirty
40. Olivia d'Abo Olivia d'Abo Actress, Conan the Destroyer
41. Christian Slater Christian Slater Actor, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles Christian Michael Leonard Slater was born on August 18, 1969 in New York City to Michael Hawkins, a well-known soap actor and Mary Jo Slater, a casting agent. Christian started in show business early, appearing on the soap opera The Edge of Night in 1976 at the age of 7. He went on to star in many Broadway shows in the early-1980s...
42. Robert Sean Leonard Robert Sean Leonard Actor, Dead Poets Society One actor who has deserved much acknowledgment and fame and has had to do without it on a number of occasions is Robert Sean Leonard, known by most as Dr. James Wilson on House M.D.. But his career has spanned a number of classic films, alongside such greats as Daniel Day-Lewis, Christian Bale, Paul Newman, and Denzel Washington...
43. Teri Polo Teri Polo Actress, Meet the Parents Has two brothers: Mike and Steve. Studied ballet for twelve years and was dancer for the Delaware Regional Ballet at age 15. Dropped out of high school at 16 because she won a local modeling contest for a blue jeans advert in Seventeen magazine. Tried her hand at modeling but was unable to secure solid connections due to her height restriction. Was signed to Elite petite division.
44. Kim Raver Kim Raver Actress, Night at the Museum
45. Ken Jeong Ken Jeong Actor, The Hangover Ken Jeong has been blending comedy & medicine all of his life. After graduating from Duke University & attaining his MD at the University of North Carolina, Ken completed his Internal Medicine residency in New Orleans while developing a cult comedy following. While in New Orleans, Ken won the "Big Easy Laff-off"...
46. Stephen Moyer Stephen Moyer Actor, Strange Love Stephen Moyer's passion for acting began in local theatre in Brentwood & Chelmsford, Essex where he also made a name for himself with his own theatre company "The Reject Society". He then trained at LAMDA and began his professional acting career on stage, including 2 years with the RSC ("Romeo & Juliet"...
47. Patton Oswalt Patton Oswalt Actor, Ratatouille Patton Oswalt has been headlining at comedy clubs all over the United States since 1996, as well as appearing in his own standup specials on Comedy Central and HBO. He was chosen as Entertainment Weekly's "It" comedian in 2002. He is a regular on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. His other television credits include appearances on Seinfeld and NewsRadio...
48. Thomas Jane Thomas Jane Actor, The Mist
49. Paget Brewster Paget Brewster Actress, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1
50. Dominic West Dominic West Actor, 300
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