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1. Cameron Diaz Cameron Diaz Actress, There's Something About Mary Cameron Diaz was born in 1972 in San Diego. Her mother, Billie (Early), has English, Scots-Irish, and German ancestry, and her father, Emilio Diaz, was from a Cuban family (of Spanish origin). Self-described as "adventurous, independent and a tough kid," Cameron left home at 16 and for the next 5 years lived in such varied locales as Japan...
2. Dwayne Johnson Dwayne Johnson Actor, Fast & Furious 6 Dwayne Douglas Johnson was born in Hayward, California on May 2nd 1972 to Rocky Johnson and Ata Johnson. While growing up, Dwayne traveled around a lot with his parents and watched his father perform in the ring. During his high school years, Dwayne began playing football and he soon received a full scholarship from the University of Miami where he had tremendous success as a football player...
3. Sofía Vergara Sofía Vergara Actress, Four Brothers Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara was born and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia. Her mother, Margarita, is a housewife. Her father, Julio, provides cattle to the meat industry. She has five siblings. She was educated at a private bilingual Spanish/English school. She then went on to study pre-Dentistry at Colombia University...
4. Gabriel Macht Gabriel Macht Actor, Behind Enemy Lines Gabriel Macht is an American actor. He was born in the Bronx, New York, to Suzanne, a museum curator and archivist, and actor Stephen Macht. Gabriel has three siblings, and moved with his parents to California when he was young. He is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent on both sides of his family. Gabriel had his first success on screen when he was 8-years-old...
5. Ben Affleck Ben Affleck Actor, Argo Benjamin Geza Affleck was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California, USA, and was raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. His father, Tim Affleck, is a social worker, and his mother, Chris Affleck (née Boldt), is a school teacher; the two are now divorced. Ben also has a younger brother, actor Casey Affleck...
6. Leslie Mann Leslie Mann Actress, Knocked Up Actress Leslie Mann was raised in California by her mother, a realtor. She was educated at Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach, California. At the age of 17 she launched her career, appearing in various TV commercials. Her screen break came when she was cast as Nurse Mary in the short-lived Birdland...
7. Julie Benz Julie Benz Actress, Dexter Julie Benz was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on May 1, 1972. Julie's father is a Pittsburgh surgeon and her mother is a figure ice skater. The family settled in nearby Murrysville, when Julie was two, and she started ice skating at age three. She competed in the 1988 U.S. Championships in junior ice dancing with her partner David Schilling...
8. Wentworth Miller Wentworth Miller Actor, Underworld Wentworth Earl Miller III, better known to audiences as just Wentworth Miller, was born on June 2, 1972, in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England to American parents, Joy Marie (Palm), a special education teacher, and Wentworth Earl Miller II, a lawyer educator. He has two younger sisters, Gillian and Leigh...
9. Wil Wheaton Wil Wheaton Actor, Stand by Me Wil Wheaton was born Richard William Wheaton III on July 29, 1972 in Burbank, California. He first gained international attention by starring in the Rob Reiner comedy-drama film Stand by Me. He then played Wesley Crusher on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation for three and one-quarter seasons...
10. Scott Foley Scott Foley Actor, Scream 3
11. Idris Elba Idris Elba Actor, Pacific Rim Idris Elba is an English television, theatre, and film actor. He was born an only child and grew up in London. His father is from Sierra Leone and worked at a Ford car factory. His mother is from Ghana and did clerical work. Idris went to school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting...
12. Eric Dane Eric Dane Actor, Marley & Me Eric Dane is an American actor known as "Dr. Mark Sloan" on Grey's Anatomy and as a co-star in Marley & Me and Valentine's Day. He was born on November 9, 1972, in San Francisco, California. He is the older of two brothers. His father is an architect and interior designer based in San Francisco...
13. Alyssa Milano Alyssa Milano Actress, Commando Alyssa Milano comes from an Italian-American family; her mother Lin Milano is a fashion designer and father Thomas Milano is a film music editor. Alyssa was born in a working-class neighborhood in Brooklyn and grew up in a modest house on Staten Island. One day her babysitter, who was an aspiring dancer...
14. Jenny McCarthy Jenny McCarthy Self, Playboy: Jenny McCarthy, the Playboy Years Jenny McCarthy grew up in Chicago, Illinois, the second oldest daughter of Linda (Loheit) and Dan McCarthy, a steel mill foreman. She has three sisters. McCarthy was educated at Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School, before going on to Southern Illinois University to study nursing and psychology. However...
15. Beth Ostrosky Beth Ostrosky Self, Beth O. and Double A.
16. Missi Pyle Missi Pyle Actress, The Artist Missi Pyle was born on November 16, 1972 as Andrea Kay Pyle in Houston, Texas and was raised in Memphis, Tennessee. The daughter of Linda and Frank Pyle, she has four older siblings, sisters Debbie and Julie, and brothers Sam and Paul. Pyle attended the North Carolina School of the Arts and graduated in 1995...
17. Jennifer Garner Jennifer Garner Actress, Juno Jennifer Garner, who catapulted into stardom with her lead role on the television series Alias, has come a long way from her birthplace of Houston, Texas. Raised in Charleston, West Virginia by her mother Pat, a retired English teacher, and her father, Bill, a former chemical engineer, Jennifer was the middle sibling of three girls...
18. Rebecca Romijn Rebecca Romijn Actress, X-Men Rebecca Aile Romijn was born on November 6, 1972 in Berkeley, California. Her father was Dutch-born and worked as a custom-furniture maker. Her mother was American-born, with Dutch and English ancestry, and was a teacher of English. Rebecca attended Berkeley High School where her nickname was the "Jolly Blond Giant"...
19. Karl Urban Karl Urban Actor, Star Trek Into Darkness Originally from Wellington, New Zealand, Karl Urban now lives in Auckland. Born on June 7, 1972, he is the son of a leather-goods manufacturer (who had hoped that Karl would follow in his footsteps). His first acting role was when he was 8 -- he had a line on a television series. However, he did not act again until after high school...
20. Jude Law Jude Law Actor, Sherlock Holmes Born on December 29, 1972 in southeast London, England, Jude Law is a talented and versatile actor. Law has been nominated for two Academy Awards and continues to build a prolific body of work that spans from early successes such as Gattaca and The Talented Mr. Ripley to more recent turns as Dr. John Watson in Sherlock Holmes and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows...
21. Josh Duhamel Josh Duhamel Actor, Transformers Joshua David Duhamel was born in Minot, North Dakota to parents Larry Duhamel and Bonny Kemper. Josh's father, Larry, is an advertisement salesman and his mother, Bonny, is a retired high school teacher and the current Executive Director of Minot's Downtown Business & Profession Association. Josh has three younger sisters: Ashlee...
22. Gwyneth Paltrow Gwyneth Paltrow Actress, Iron Man 3 Gwyneth Paltrow was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of noted producer and director Bruce Paltrow and Tony award-winning actress Blythe Danner. Her father's family was Ashkenazi Jewish, while her mother has German, and some English and Irish, ancestry. When Gwyneth was eleven, the family moved to Massachusetts...
23. Toni Collette Toni Collette Actress, The Sixth Sense Toni Collette is an Academy Award-nominated Australian actress best known for her roles in The Sixth Sense and Little Miss Sunshine. She was born on November 1, 1972, in Blacktown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She is the first of three children born to Bob Collette, a truck driver, and Judy Collette...
24. Eli Roth Eli Roth Producer, Grindhouse Eli Roth began shooting Super 8 films at the age of eight, after watching Ridley Scott's Alien and vomiting, and deciding he wanted to be a producer/director. With his brothers and friends, ketchup for blood and his father's power tools, he made over fifty short films before attending film school at N.Y.U....
25. Amanda Peet Amanda Peet Actress, 2012 Amanda Peet was born and raised in New York. She is the daughter of Penny (Levy), a social worker, and Charles Peet, a lawyer, and has an older sister. She made an unconventional stage debut at the age of three, when she jumped onto the stage during a play. Yet, despite this early start, she later studied acting more as a hobby than anything else...
26. Angie Harmon Angie Harmon Actress, Fun with Dick and Jane
27. Selma Blair Selma Blair Actress, Hellboy II: The Golden Army One of our most exciting and versatile actresses, Selma Blair first gained our attention for her performance in Cruel Intentions, a youthful retelling of the classic novel "Les Liaisons Dangereuses". After graduating from high school in Michigan, Selma moved to New York City to pursue her goal of being...
28. Thomas Wilson Brown Thomas Wilson Brown Actor, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Born in the back seat of a car on a snowy night in Eastern Wyoming to his strong willed mother and a Texas born cowboy. He spent his first seven years on the family's 14,000-acre ranch, where he was the youngest of a close knit group of cousins and siblings. Those first years are what shaped him into who he was to become...
29. Robin Tunney Robin Tunney Actress, The Craft Robin Tunney studied acting at the Chicago Academy for the Arts, spending her summer performing in such plays as "Bus Stop" and "Agnes of God". She moved to Los Angeles at the age of eighteen and shortly landed roles in such television shows as Life Goes On, Class of '96 (recurring), Law & Order...
30. Goran Visnjic Goran Visnjic Actor, Ice Age
31. Dane Cook Dane Cook Actor, Mr. Brooks
32. Jacinda Barrett Jacinda Barrett Actress, Poseidon Jacinda Barrett was born in Australia. Her convincing accent has paved the way for numerous acting roles in the USA. Barrett was first introduced to American audiences via MTV's The Real World during its fourth season which was set in London. Jacinda Barrett received her first break on the big screen in Human Stain...
33. Drea de Matteo Drea de Matteo Actress, Swordfish Andrea Donna de Matteo, called Drea (pronounced "dray"), was born on January 19, 1972 in Queens, New York, into an affluent family, the youngest of three children and the only girl. De Matteo's father is a furniture manufacturer and her mother, Donna, is a playwright and teaches playwriting at HB Studio in New York...
34. Jonny Lee Miller Jonny Lee Miller Actor, Trainspotting Jonny Lee Miller (sometimes credited with an H) was born on November 15, 1972, in Kingston, England, UK. After appearing in many high school plays at his selective state grammar school, Johnny dropped out at 17, to pursue acting full time. Although he was reportedly quiet and shy in high school, he certainly expresses himself well in all his films...
35. Carmen Electra Carmen Electra Actress, Scary Movie Carmen Electra was born Tara Leigh Patrick on April 20, 1972. She grew up near Cincinnati, Ohio and got her first boost when a scout for Prince spotted her fronting for a rap group in Los Angeles, California. She released a self-titled album for Prince's Paisley Park label in 1993. She then toured Europe as Prince's opening act on his 1992 Diamonds and Pearls Tour...
36. Elizabeth Berkley Elizabeth Berkley Actress, Showgirls Elizabeth Berkley was born in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Her mother, Jere, owns a gift basket business, and her father, Fred Berkley, is a lawyer. Her family is Jewish. When Elizabeth was 5, her parents enrolled her at Detroit Dance Company. Loving dance, young Elizabeth began to take part in several ballets...
37. Gretchen Mol Gretchen Mol Actress, Rounders Gretchen Mol was born on November 8, 1972 in Deep River, Connecticut, the daughter of a school principal and his artist wife. Deep River is a small community located on the Chester Bowles Highway (Route 9), nine miles northwest of Old Saybrook (home of the legendary Katharine Hepburn), within commuting distance of New York City...
38. Maya Rudolph Maya Rudolph Actress, Bridesmaids Maya Rudolph was born in Gainesville, Florida, on July 27th, 1972, to Dick Rudolph, a music producer, and soul singer Minnie Riperton. In 1973, Maya, her parents, and her older brother, Marc Rudolph, moved to California to further Minnie's music career. Here Minnie recorded "Lovin' You", her most famous single...
39. Molly Parker Molly Parker Actress, The Road Molly Parker, the extremely talented and versatile Canadian actress is best known in the United States for playing the Western widow "Alma Garret" on the cable-TV series Deadwood. Raised on a commune, she described as "a hippie farm" in Pitt Meadows, B.C., Parker got the acting bug when she was 16 years old...
40. Gabrielle Union Gabrielle Union Actress, Bad Boys II Gabrielle Union was born on October 29, 1972, in Omaha, Nebraska. However, at the age of 8, her family moved to Pleasanton, California, where she grew up and attended high school. In high school, Union was an all-star point guard and a year-round athlete participating in soccer, basketball, and track...
41. Thandie Newton Thandie Newton Actress, The Pursuit of Happyness Thandie Newton is the daughter of a Rhodesian (now Zimbabwean) mother from the Shona people and a British father. She lived in Zambia until political unrest caused her family to move back to the UK. She then lived in Cornwall in the southwest of Britain until the age of 11. At that time she enrolled in London's Art Educational School...
42. Jennie Garth Jennie Garth Actress, Girl, Positive Jennifer Eve Garth was born on April 3rd, 1972 in Urbana, Illionis, USA to John and Carolyn Garth, who both had 3 children each from different marriages, before they had Jennie. She grew up on a 25-acre horse ranch outside Urbana, Illinois with her 6 older siblings: Johnny, Chuck, Lisa, Cammie, Wendy and Lynn...
43. Jennifer Taylor Jennifer Taylor Actress, Wild Things
44. Peter Serafinowicz Peter Serafinowicz Actor, Shaun of the Dead
45. Marlon Wayans Marlon Wayans Actor, White Chicks
46. Derek Mears Derek Mears Actor, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
47. Selenis Leyva Selenis Leyva Actress, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
48. John Cho John Cho Actor, American Beauty John Yohan Cho was born in Seoul, South Korea, but moved to Los Angeles, California as a child, where his father was a Christian Minister. Cho was educated at Herbert Hoover High School at Glendale before moving on to the University of California at Berkeley where he studied English Literature. Upon graduation...
49. Kerr Smith Kerr Smith Actor, Final Destination Kerr Smith was born in a suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Rick and Barbara Smith. He has a younger sister named Alison. Kerr graduated from Henderson High School in 1990 and then went on to attend the University of Vermont graduating with a degree in Business Administration (Accounting and Finance)...
50. Eminem Eminem Soundtrack, 8 Mile Born Marshall Bruce Mathers III in Missouri. Spent childhood moving back and forth between Kansas City and Metro Detroit. Attended Lincoln High School in Warren 1986-89. Hustled self-made cassettes of his work to places like Record Time in Roseville. His girlfriend (later, his wife) Kimberly gave birth to daughter Hailie Jade on Dec...
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