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1. Leonardo DiCaprio Leonardo DiCaprio Actor, Inception Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3, to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s, as the hunky lead actor in movies such as Romeo + Juliet and Titanic...
2. Amy Adams Amy Adams Actress, Man of Steel Amy Lou Adams was born in Italy, to American parents Kathryn (Hicken) and Richard Kent Adams, while her father was a U.S. serviceman. She was raised in a Mormon family of seven children in Castle Rock, Colorado, and has English, as well as Danish, German, and Norwegian, ancestry. Adams sang in the school choir at Douglas County High School and was an apprentice dancer at a local dance company...
3. Christian Bale Christian Bale Actor, The Dark Knight Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK on January 30, 1974, to English parents Jennifer "Jenny" (James) and David Charles Howard Bale. His mother was a circus performer and his father, who was born in South Africa, was a commercial pilot. The family lived in different countries throughout Bale's childhood...
4. Elizabeth Banks Elizabeth Banks Actress, The Hunger Games Elizabeth Banks was born Elizabeth Mitchell in Pittsfield, a small city in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts near the New York border, on February 10, 1974. She is the daughter of Ann (Wallace), who worked in a bank, and Mark P. Mitchell, a factory worker. Elizabeth describes herself as having been seen as a "goody two-shoes" in her youth who was nominated for the local Harvest Queen...
5. Joaquin Phoenix Joaquin Phoenix Actor, Gladiator Joaquin Phoenix was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Arlyn (Dunetz) and John Bottom, and is the middle child in a brood of five. His parents, from the continental United States, were then serving as Children of God missionaries. His mother is from a Jewish family in New York, while his father, from California...
6. Sarah Paulson Sarah Paulson Actress, Serenity Sarah Paulson was born on December 17, 1974 in Tampa, Florida, to Catharine Gordon (Dolcater) and Douglas Lyle Paulson II. She spent most of her early years in New York and Maine, before settling in Manhattan to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the High School for Performing Arts. Although...
7. Ray Park Ray Park Actor, X-Men Raymond Park was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He moved with his parents, younger brother and sister to London, England. He was raised in London from the age of seven. His father introduced him into Martial Arts from a young age. Ray always wanted to be in the movies, or be like the heroes in movies but he was most inspired by martial arts...
8. Kevin Durand Kevin Durand Actor, X-Men Origins: Wolverine
9. Penélope Cruz Penélope Cruz Actress, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Known outside her native country as the "Spanish enchantress", Penélope Cruz Sánchez was born in Madrid to Eduardo Cruz, a retailer, and Encarna Sánchez, a hairdresser. As a toddler, she was already a compulsive performer, re-enacting TV commercials for her family's amusement, but she decided to focus her energies on dance...
10. Kristin Booth Kristin Booth Actress, YPF Kristin Booth is a versatile performer experienced in film, television and theatre. Booth's feature film credits include several Toronto International Film Festival film selections, including Defendor and This Beautiful City; as well as the heist thriller, Foolproof, opposite Ryan Reynolds, On the Line, Detroit Rock City, Gossip, Cruel Intentions 2 and Kardia...
11. Tiffani Thiessen Tiffani Thiessen Actress, Pandemic Tiffani-Amber Thiessen was born on January 23, 1974, in Long Beach, California, USA, to Frank Thiessen, a park designer, and Robyn Ernest, a homemaker. She grew up in Long Beach with her parents and her brothers, professional cyclist Todd (b. 1968) and Schuyler (b. 1977). When Tiffani was 8, her uncle...
12. Michael Shannon Michael Shannon Actor, Man of Steel Michael Corbett Shannon was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, the son of Geraldine Hine, a lawyer, and Donald Sutherlin Shannon, an accounting professor at DePaul University. His grandfather was entomologist Raymond Corbett Shannon. Shannon began his professional stage career in Chicago. His first acting role was in "Winterset" at the Illinois Theatre Center...
13. Matthew Macfadyen Matthew Macfadyen Actor, Anna Karenina Matthew Macfadyen may have been born in Norfolk, but as the son of an oil worker he spent at least part of his childhood in Indonesia before finishing his education back in England and winning a place at RADA in 1992. He won critical acclaim in the UK with his work with the stage company Cheek By Jowl...
14. Amber Valletta Amber Valletta Actress, Hitch
15. Joel Edgerton Joel Edgerton Actor, Warrior Joel Edgerton was born on June 23, 1974 in Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia, to Marianne and Michael Edgerton, who is a solicitor and property developer. His brother is filmmaker Nash Edgerton. He went to Hills Grammar School in the Western Suburbs of Sydney, and after leaving, he attended Nepean Drama School in 1994...
16. Eva Mendes Eva Mendes Actress, Hitch Eva Mendes was born in Miami, Florida but raised in Los Angeles, California of Cuban-American heritage. In college, she began acting, studying underneath acting coach Ivana Chubbuck. This led to her desire to appear in feature films. Though taking many smaller roles in movies, she was little known until playing the girlfriend of Denzel Washington's character in Training Day...
17. Tobias Menzies Tobias Menzies Actor, Casino Royale Tobias was born in London. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in 1998 and began his acting career in popular UK series such as Foyle's War, Midsomer Murders, and Casualty. He also appeared in the controversial drama A Very Social Secretary. He is best known to international audiences as Marcus Junius Brutus in the television series Rome...
18. Fairuza Balk Fairuza Balk Actress, American History X "Fairuza!" ("Turquoise" in Farsi) her father exclaimed as he saw her blue eyes: Fairuza Alejandra Balk had just been born on May 21, 1974. Her father, Solomon Feldthouse, was a traveling musician originally from Idaho, and her mother, Cathryn Balk, was a belly dancer. Her parents split up soon after...
19. Alyson Hannigan Alyson Hannigan Actress, American Pie Alyson Hannigan was born in Washington, D.C., to Emilie (Posner), a real estate agent, and Al Hannigan, a truck driver. She began her acting career in Atlanta at the young age of 4 in commercials sponsoring such companies as McDonald's, Six Flags, and Oreos. She is a seasoned television actress veteran...
20. Maggie Siff Maggie Siff Actress, Push
21. Jenna Fischer Jenna Fischer Actress, Blades of Glory Emmy-nominated actress Jenna Fischer, best known for playing the character of receptionist Pam Beesley in The Office, was born Regina Marie Fischer in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on March 7, 1974. Raised in St. Louis, Missouri, after graduating from high school, she studied theater arts at Truman State University. She made her debut as a professional actress in the 1998 film Born Champion...
22. Kathryn Hahn Kathryn Hahn Actress, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Kathryn Hahn was born in Illinois, but her family then moved to Cleveland, Ohio, where she spent most of her time growing up. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in theater from Northwestern University. She later attended Yale, where she enrolled in the school of drama and starred as "Sally Bowles" in "Cabaret" and as "the heartless Célimène" in Molière's play...
23. Leslie Bibb Leslie Bibb Actress, Iron Man Leslie Louise Bibb was born in Bismarck, North Dakota, on November 17, 1974, and raised in Nelson County, Virginia. Later she and her mother, along with her three older sisters, moved to Richmond, where Leslie attended an all-girls Catholic high school, St. Gertrude. In 1990 The Oprah Winfrey Show and the...
24. Franka Potente Franka Potente Actress, Run Lola Run Franka Potente was born on 22 July 1974 in the German town of Dülmen. After her graduation in 1994, she went to the Otto-Falckenberg-Schule, a drama school in Munich, but soon broke off to study at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York. After a notable debut in Nach Fünf im Urwald, the role of the heroine in Run Lola Run...
25. Ryan Phillippe Ryan Phillippe Actor, Flags of Our Fathers Ryan Phillippe was born on September 10, 1974, to Susan (Thomas), a nurse, and Richard Phillippe, a chemical technician. His childhood was spent in New Castle, Delaware, with three sisters, Kirsten, Lindsay, and Katelyn. Ryan's acting career began with the soap opera One Life to Live. It was no small role...
26. Seth Green Seth Green Actor, The Italian Job Seth was born in Philadelphia and has worked non-stop as an actor in film and television since he was seven. Seth and Matthew Senreich created/executive produced/wrote and directed the Emmy-winning, Robot Chicken, via their "Stoopid Monkey Prods". Green provides the voice of "Chris Griffin" on Family Guy and is consulting on Lucasfilm's upcoming animated comedic "Star Wars" series.
27. Mark-Paul Gosselaar Mark-Paul Gosselaar Actor, Dead Man on Campus Mark-Paul Harry Gosselaar was born on March 1, 1974, in Panorama City, California. His father, Hans Gosselaar, who is from the Netherlands, is of Dutch Jewish and German descent. His mother, Pauline (van den Brink), who is from Indonesia, is of Dutch and Indonesian ancestry. His parents are divorced...
28. Chloë Sevigny Chloë Sevigny Actress, American Psycho Known in the mid to late nineties for her status as a fashion impresario and "it girl," with over a dozen art house films to her credit, Chloe Sevigny also stands out as one of the most prominent queens of contemporary independent cinema. Originally hailing from Darien, Connecticut, Sevigny attributes...
29. Steffiana De La Cruz Steffiana De La Cruz Actress, Zookeeper
30. Jimmy Fallon Jimmy Fallon Actor, Fever Pitch Jimmy Fallon was born in 1974 in Brooklyn, New York, to Gloria (Feeley) and Jimmy Fallon. He is of Irish, German, and Norwegian descent. He was raised in Saugerties, New York, which is in upstate New York. He has performed stand up, impressions and characters across the country, in some of the biggest comedy clubs...
31. Tricia Helfer Tricia Helfer Actress, Green Lantern: First Flight
32. Natasha Henstridge Natasha Henstridge Actress, Ghosts of Mars Natasha Henstridge was born on August 15, 1974 in Springdale, Newfoundland, Canada. Known for movies like Species and The Whole Nine Yards, she started her career as a model in Paris, France at the tender age of 15. After leaving home to begin her modeling career in the highly-competitive Paris fashion world...
33. Hilary Swank Hilary Swank Actress, Million Dollar Baby Hilary was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Judith Kay (Clough), a secretary, and Stephen Michael Swank, who served in the National Guard and was also a traveling salesman. Her maternal grandmother, Frances Martha Dominguez, was of Mexican descent, and her other roots include German, English, and Scottish...
34. Jemaine Clement Jemaine Clement Soundtrack, Rio Jemaine Clement was born and raised in New Zealand, the oldest of three brothers. His mother is a Maori. Clement was educated at Makoura College in Masterton, NZ. He went on to study drama and film at Victoria University of Wellington. Whilst there he met Taika Waititi, and they formed comedy troupes So You're a Man and The Humourbeasts...
35. Chris Messina Chris Messina Actor, Vicky Cristina Barcelona
36. Natasha Leggero Natasha Leggero Actress, Neighbors
37. Ivana Milicevic Ivana Milicevic Actress, Casino Royale Ivana Milicevic was born on April 26, 1974, in Sarajevo, Bosnia (part of Yugoslavia at that time), into an ethnic Croatian family of Tonka and Damir Milicevic. Ivana has a younger brother, Tomo Milicevic. The family emigrated to the United States, and young Ivana Milicevic was raised in Michigan. She attended Athens High school in Troy...
38. Josh Radnor Josh Radnor Actor, Liberal Arts
39. Misha Collins Misha Collins Actor, Girl, Interrupted Misha Collins is an American actor best known for his role as the angel Castiel on the TV series Supernatural (2005). He has had recurring roles on ER and 24, and has guest-starred on NCIS, Nip/Tuck, NYPD Blue, CSI, CSI:NY, Monk and Charmed. On the big screen, Misha is most known for his role in a film called "Karla" about a real life serial killer named Paul Bernardo...
40. Jenna Leigh Green Jenna Leigh Green Actress, You Again
41. Marley Shelton Marley Shelton Actress, Planet Terror Marley grew up in Eagle Rock, California. Her mother, Carol Shelton, was a teacher and former singer and her father, Christopher Shelton, worked as a director and producer. She has three sisters: Koren Shelton, Erin Shelton and Samantha Shelton. Both of her parents were involved in local theater projects...
42. Jackie Sandler Jackie Sandler Actress, Just Go with It Jacqueline Samantha Titone, born in 1974 in Coral Springs, Florida, was raised a Christian. She later converted to Judaism after marrying her husband, Adam Sandler. She began modeling during high school and eventually became nationally, and internationally, known for modeling such clothing for big name companies...
43. Giovanni Ribisi Giovanni Ribisi Actor, Avatar Giovanni is an American actor who was born in Los Angeles, California. His parents both have careers in the entertainment industry. His mother, 'Gay Ribisi' (née Landrum), is a talent manager for actors and writers. His father, Albert Anthony Ribisi, is a musician. He has a twin sister, Marissa Ribisi...
44. Jerry O'Connell Jerry O'Connell Actor, Stand by Me Jeremiah O'Connell was born in New York City, to Linda (Witkowski), an art teacher, and Michael O'Connell, a British-born advertising agency art director. He is of half Irish, one quarter Italian, and one quarter Polish descent. He was raised in Manhattan with his parents and a younger brother, Charlie O'Connell...
45. Anna Silk Anna Silk Actress, It's a Fae, Fae, Fae, Fae World Anna Silk is an Canadian actress born in New Brunswick, Canada who graduated from St. Thomas University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1997. She appeared in at least two productions at the St. Thomas Theatre, "Seven Menus" and "The Kitchen." Anna has guest starred in numerous television shows but most famously known for playing Bo, the lead role in the hit television series Lost Girl.
46. Jenna Jameson Jenna Jameson Actress, Zombie Strippers! Jenna Jameson was born and raised in Las Vegas by her father, and by the time she was 18 the bright lights were already drawing her in. She studied ballet, but it was stripping that started her on her road to superstardom. Dancing led to nude modeling, and by her 20th birthday she had appeared in dozens of top men's mags...
47. Christian Kane Christian Kane Actor, Just Married Christian Kane was born in Dallas, Texas. Christian and his family moved around a lot throughout the South before settling down in Norman, Oklahoma. Christian attended the University of Oklahoma where he had plans to major in Art History. But Christian wanted to try out acting, so he took his truck and his life savings of a few hundred dollars and headed to Hollywood...
48. Jeff Cohen Jeff Cohen Actor, The Goonies
49. Breckin Meyer Breckin Meyer Actor, Road Trip Breckin Meyer was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Dorothy Ann (Vial), a travel agent, and Christopher William Meyer, a management consultant. His ancestry includes German, English, and Irish. He went to grade school with Drew Barrymore and attended Beverly Hills High School with Joshua John Miller and Branden Williams...
50. Chris Lilley Chris Lilley Writer, Episode #1.1
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