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1. 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...
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. 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...
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. Angie Harmon Angie Harmon Actress, Fun with Dick and Jane
6. 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...
7. 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...
8. 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...
9. 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...
10. 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...
11. 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...
12. Wentworth Miller Wentworth Miller Actor, Underworld Wentworth Miller is a compelling and critically acclaimed actor whose credits span both television and feature film. He was born in England, to American parents, was raised in Brooklyn, New York, and is a graduate of Princeton University. Miller began his career in the industry on the other side of the camera...
13. 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...
14. 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...
15. 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...
16. 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...
17. 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...
18. Crystal Allen Crystal Allen Actress, Anacondas: Trail of Blood Crystal Allen was born in California where she now resides, however she was raised in Camrose in Alberta Canada. With dual Canadian/American citizenship, she has landed many leading roles. "Crooked Arrows'"opposite Brandon Routh and "Ghost Storm" with Carlos Bernard, both to be released in spring of 2012...
19. Jennifer Garner Jennifer Garner Actress, Dallas Buyers Club 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...
20. Rebecca Romijn Rebecca Romijn Actress, X2 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"...
21. Jean Louisa Kelly Jean Louisa Kelly Actress, Uncle Buck
22. 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...
23. 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...
24. 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...
25. Poppy Montgomery Poppy Montgomery Actress, Magic Beyond Words: The JK Rowling Story Poppy Montgomery has found success and prominence by playing the dramatic role of FBI agent Samantha Spade in the popular TV series Without a Trace. Her gorgeous image can often be found in many men's magazines. Montgomery was born with the name Poppy Petal Donahue. She was raised in her native Sydney, Australia. Since the age of 12, Poppy had a near obsession with cultural icon Marilyn Monroe...
26. 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...
27. 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...
28. 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...
29. Peter Serafinowicz Peter Serafinowicz Actor, Shaun of the Dead
30. 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...
31. 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...
32. 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...
33. 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...
34. Rory Cochrane Rory Cochrane Actor, Argo Rory Cochrane was born in New York on February 28, 1972, but spent his childhood in England. He then returned to the United States and was educated in New York City and trained in the drama department of NYC's LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts. His first roles included a part in a docudrama about drugs on Saturday Night with Connie Chung in 1989 and an appearance in an episode of H.E.L.P. in 1990...
35. 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...
36. Liz Vassey Liz Vassey Actress, All My Children Liz Vassey was born on August 9, 1972 in Raleigh, North Carolina and was raised in Tampa, Florida. She began acting at the age of nine (portraying Oliver in the musical of the same name) and continued to work extensively on the stage, performing in over fifty plays at regional and professional theaters in the Tampa Bay area...
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. Marlon Wayans Marlon Wayans Actor, White Chicks
39. Jenny McCarthy Jenny McCarthy Self, Playboy: The Best of Jenny McCarthy 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...
40. Grey DeLisle Grey DeLisle Actress, Batman: Arkham City Grey DeLisle was born in Fort Ord, California. She is a singer and well-known voice actress. She was raised by her grandmother through her difficult childhood because her mother was a drug addict. Her grandmother was a singer and performed often with Tito Puente. Grey was highly interested in goth bands...
41. 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....
42. 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...
43. Scott Foley Scott Foley Actor, Scream 3
44. Chris Tucker Chris Tucker Actor, Silver Linings Playbook At one point in time, was the highest paid actor in Hollywood. Christopher Tucker was born in Atlanta, Georgia to Mary Louise Tucker (Bryant) and Norris Tucker. After graduating from high school, Tucker made the change to move to Hollywood from Georgia to pursue a career in show business. Chris Tucker found himself being a frequent guest on the Def Comedy Jam...
45. Saffron Burrows Saffron Burrows Actress, The Bank Job
46. Common Common Actor, Smokin' Aces Chicago-bred rapper who, in recent years, has become one of the more prominent voices in hip-hop's new millennium renaissance. Born Lonnie Rashid Lynn in 1972, Common released his first LP, "Can I Borrow A Dollar?", under the Common Sense moniker. Tracks like "Charm's Alarm" and "Breaker 1-9" established him a lyricist with wit...
47. Jennifer Taylor Jennifer Taylor Actress, The Waterboy
48. Catherine McCormack Catherine McCormack Actress, Braveheart
49. 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...
50. 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...
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