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1. Jason Momoa Jason Momoa Actor, Conan the Barbarian Born Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa in Honolulu, Hawaii, on August 1st, 1979, Jason was raised in Norwalk, Iowa by his mother. After high school, he moved to Hawaii where he landed a lead role out of thousands of hopefuls in the TV series, Baywatch (known as "Baywatch Hawaii" in its tenth season)...
2. Travis Fimmel Travis Fimmel Actor, The Baytown Outlaws Travis Fimmel was raised on a 5500-acre farm located in Australia between Melbourne and Sydney. Until the age of 17 his life was spent at school and working on the family farm, morning and night-something he continues to relish on his trips back home. After high school, higher education called and he was accepted to Melbourne University...
3. Evangeline Lilly Evangeline Lilly Actress, Real Steel Evangeline Lilly, born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta in 1979, was discovered on the streets of Kelowna, British Columbia by the famous Ford modeling agency. Although she initially decided to pass on a modeling career, she went ahead and signed with Ford anyway, to help pay for her University of British Columbia tuition and expenses.
4. Aaron Paul Aaron Paul Actor, Need for Speed Aaron Paul was born and raised in Idaho. His father is a retired Christian Baptist minister. While growing up, Paul took part in church programs, and performed in plays. He attended Centennial High School in Boise, Idaho. It was there, in eighth grade, that Aaron decided he wanted to become an actor...
5. Heath Ledger Heath Ledger Actor, The Dark Knight When a hunky, twenty-year-old heart-throb Heath Ledger first came to the attention of the public in 1999, it was all too easy to tag him as a "pretty boy" and an actor of little depth. He spent several years trying desperately to sway this image, but this was a double-edged sword. But that comes much later in his story...
6. Anthony Mackie Anthony Mackie Actor, The Hurt Locker Anthony Mackie is an American actor. He has been featured in feature films, television series and Broadway and Off-Broadway plays, including Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Drowning Crow, McReele, A Soldier's Play, and Talk, by Carl Hancock Rux, for which he won an Obie Award in 2002. In 2002, he was featured in Eminem's debut film...
7. James McAvoy James McAvoy Actor, X-Men: First Class McAvoy was raised in Drumchapel, Glasgow, by his grandparents after his father, also called James and a roofer by trade, abandoned his mother when James Jr. was 7. He went to St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary in Jordanhill, Glasgow, where he did well enough and started "a little school band with a couple of mates"...
8. Chris Pratt Chris Pratt Actor, Moneyball Chris Pratt is an American film and television actor, who grew up in Lake Stevens, WA. He is married to fellow Washington State native, Anna Faris, whom he met on the film set of Take Me Home Tonight, and with whom he has one child, Jack Pratt. Chris's hobbies include fishing, hunting and working on cars...
9. Noomi Rapace Noomi Rapace Actress, Prometheus Swedish actress Noomi Rapace is the daughter of actress Nina Norén and Spanish Flamenco singer Rogelio Durán. Her parents did not stay together, and when Rapace was five she moved to Iceland with her mother and stepfather, where she lived for three years. When she was eight, she was cast in a small role in the Icelandic film...
10. Jennifer Morrison Jennifer Morrison Actress, Warrior Jennifer Marie Morrison is the oldest child of teachers David and Judy Morrison. She was raised in Arlington Heights, Illinois with a younger sister and brother. She attended the same school her parents taught at, Prospect High School. As a child, she did some work as a model. After graduating from high school...
11. Rose Byrne Rose Byrne Actress, X-Men: First Class Rose was born in Sydney, Australia. She landed her first role in a movie, Dallas Doll, when she was 15 years old. Since then, Rose has appeared in a variety of Australian televisions shows including Heartbreak High, Echo Point, and the film Two Hands alongside Heath Ledger. After this...
12. Rosamund Pike Rosamund Pike Actress, Pride & Prejudice Born on January 28, 1979 in London, England, actress Rosamund Pike is the only child of a classical violinist mother and an opera singer father. Due to her parents' work, she spent her early childhood traveling around Europe, and speaks fluent German and French as a result. Pike attended Badminton School in Bristol...
13. Jennifer Love Hewitt Jennifer Love Hewitt Actress, I Know What You Did Last Summer Jennifer Love Hewitt got her first name from her older brother Todd Daniel Hewitt (b. November 8, 1970), who picked the name after a little blonde girl he then had a crush on. Her mother selected her middle name, Love, which she goes by offstage from her best friend at college. Her mother, Pat, is a speech pathologist and her father...
14. Natasha Lyonne Natasha Lyonne Actress, American Pie Natasha Lyonne is an American stage, film, and television actress. As a young child, she was signed by the Ford Modeling Agency and, at the age of six, she was cast as "Opal" on Pee-wee's Playhouse, which was quickly followed by film appearances in Heartburn, written by Nora Ephron, directed by Mike Nichols; A Man Called Sarge; and Dennis the Menace...
15. Lee Pace Lee Pace Actor, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey In 2003, Lee Pace starred in the Sundance hit, Soldier's Girl, an extraordinary telefilm created for Showtime. The film was based on the true story of a transgendered nightclub performer in love with a soldier who is brutally murdered for their relationship. His breakthrough performance garnered him nominations for both the Golden Globes and the Independent Spirit Award...
16. Lindy Booth Lindy Booth Actress, Dawn of the Dead Lindy Booth was born April 2, 1979, in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. She played Riley Grant on the Disney Channel series The Famous Jett Jackson (and Agent Hawk in the show-within-a-show Silverstone). Other credits include guest-starring as different characters in two different episodes of the A&E Network series A Nero Wolfe Mystery...
17. Luke Evans Luke Evans Actor, Fast & Furious 6 Luke Evans was born in Pontypool, Wales but grew up in Aberbargoed, South Wales. He moved to Cardiff at the age 17. He then won a scholarship to the London Studio Centre, and graduated in 2000. He starred in many of London's West End theatre productions. In 2009, he landed the role of Apollo in Clash of the Titans (2010)...
18. Olga Kurylenko Olga Kurylenko Actress, Quantum of Solace Olga Kurylenko, a Ukrainian-born actress and model, went from sharing a cramped flat with her aunt, uncle, grandparents and cousin to starring as a Bond girl opposite Daniel Craig. She was born Olga Konstantinovna Kurylenko on November 14, 1979, in Berdyansk, Ukraine, Soviet Union. Her mother, Marina Alyabysheva...
19. Claire Danes Claire Danes Actress, Temple Grandin New Yorker Claire Danes is the daughter of Carla, a day-care provider and artist and Christopher, a computer consultant and photographer. She has an older brother named Asa. She was educated at Dalton School, New York, The New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies, The Professional Performing Arts School and Lycée Français de Los Angeles...
20. Jennifer Carpenter Jennifer Carpenter Actress, Dexter Jennifer was born in Kentucky. Her mother is Catherine Mitchell and her father is Robert Carpenter. She attended St. Raphael the Archangel and then the Sacred Heart Academy. During her last two years of high school, she studied drama at the Walden Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky. She then trained at the Juilliard School in New York City...
21. Rosario Dawson Rosario Dawson Actress, Sin City This stunning and resourceful actress has been primarily a film player thus far. Only recently has she been opening herself up more to doing T.V. (the series Gemini Division, which she executive-produced), and animated voice-overs. Dawson's beauty may owe to her diverse lineage, which includes Afro-Cuban...
22. Maggie Q Maggie Q Actress, Live Free or Die Hard Maggie Denise Quigley was born to a Polish-Irish American father (originally based in New York) and a Vietnamese mother. Her father met her mother during the Vietnam War. Maggie has two older half-siblings from her mother's previous marriage, and two older sisters. The family moved to Hawaii and settled in Mililani...
23. Mena Suvari Mena Suvari Actress, American Beauty Mother was a nurse; father was a psychiatrist. Mena was raised in a Rhode Island home that was built in 1870. People Weekly magazine titled an article about her, "All-American Girl" (1999). Declared as the most "patriotic" artist of 2000 by Entertainment Weekly magazine, making allusion to her 3 consecutive movies with the word "American" in their titles: American Pie...
24. Morena Baccarin Morena Baccarin Actress, Pilot Morena Baccarin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to actress Vera Setta and journalist Fernando Baccarin. She is of Italian ancestry. Baccarin moved to New York at the age of 10, when her father was transferred there. She attended the LaGuardia High School of Music and Performing Arts and then the Juilliard School...
25. Kate Hudson Kate Hudson Actress, Almost Famous Almost everyone who has spent time with Kate Hudson -including directors, family members, co-stars and interviewers - is quick to comment on her ability to light up a room. Through some combination of a winning smile, solid work ethic, and good old-fashioned talent, the young actress has gone from indie beginner to Vanity Fair cover girl in just three years...
26. Chris O'Dowd Chris O'Dowd Actor, Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel
27. Jaime King Jaime King Actress, Pearl Harbor
28. JoAnna Garcia Swisher JoAnna Garcia Swisher Actress, Not Another Teen Movie Born and raised in Tampa, Florida, USA, she first got into performing at the age of 10 when she auditioned for a local theater production and landed the lead. She continued to act in high school where she was discovered by Nickelodeon and commuted from Florida to Montreal, Canada to star for two seasons in the television series Are You Afraid of the Dark?...
29. Vincent Kartheiser Vincent Kartheiser Actor, The Chrysanthemum and the Sword Known to audiences worldwide as spitfire advertising executive Pete Campbell on Mat Weiner's Golden Globe, Emmy, and SAG Award-winning drama series Mad Men, Vincent Kartheiser has actually been acting since a teen. Starting with Untamed Heart alongside Marisa Tomei, Kartheiser accumulated an impressive number of credits during his youth inclusive of Little Big League...
30. Rachael Leigh Cook Rachael Leigh Cook Actress, She's All That Minneapolis native Rachael Leigh Cook began her career as a model at the tender age of 10, gracing Milk-Bone(R) boxes and Target(R) ads nationwide in the USA. She also appeared in a now-famous (in the USA) anti-drug TV spot in which, armed with a frying pan, she bashed her way through a kitchen to show the disastrous effects of heroin...
31. Mike Vogel Mike Vogel Actor, Cloverfield
32. Joel Kinnaman Joel Kinnaman Actor, Pilot
33. Felicia Day Felicia Day Actress, Zaboo'd
34. Jesse Spencer Jesse Spencer Actor, Uptown Girls
35. Rachelle Lefevre Rachelle Lefevre Actress, Twilight
36. Shawn Ashmore Shawn Ashmore Actor, X-Men: The Last Stand Shawn Robert Ashmore was born one minute after his twin brother Aaron in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, on October 7, 1979. At the tender age of seven, when their mother became a part of the Multiple Births Association in Alberta, Canada, the Ashmore twins were already in front of cameras impressing their elders...
37. Jayma Mays Jayma Mays Actress, Paul Blart: Mall Cop Jayma was born Jamia Suzette Mays. She was raised in Grundy, Virginia, with her older brother and sister. Her father was a high school teacher at Grundy Senior High School for 7 years, before spending 25 years working in the coal-mining industry. He is now retired and lives with Jayma's mother in Bristol...
38. John Krasinski John Krasinski Actor, Away We Go Tall, handsome American film and television star John Krasinski is probably best known for his role as sardonic nice guy "Jim Halpert" on NBC's popular TV series, The Office, for which he won a 2007 and 2008 Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series...
39. Jacqueline Pinol Jacqueline Pinol Actress, The Call
40. Mindy Kaling Mindy Kaling Actress, Wreck-It Ralph
41. Lake Bell Lake Bell Actress, What Happens in Vegas
42. Adam Brody Adam Brody Actor, Mr. & Mrs. Smith Adam Jared Brody was born and raised in San Diego, California, the son of Valerie (Siefman), a graphic artist, and Mark Brody, a lawyer. His parents, both originally from Michigan, are both from Jewish families (from Russia and Poland). Adam spent a lot of his teen years hanging out with his friends...
43. Dania Ramirez Dania Ramirez Actress, Premium Rush Dania is a Latin American actress born in the Dominican Republic. She grew up, living with her grandmother, in a poor household. Her parents left for the United States, when she was 6-months old, and she finally joined them in New York when she was age 10. She knew from a young age that she wanted to act...
44. Ziyi Zhang Ziyi Zhang Actress, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
45. Kristanna Loken Kristanna Loken Actress, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Kristanna Loken began her modeling career at the early age of 15. Encouraged by her mother, Rande who was a model prior to her daughter's birth, Kristanna's modeling career, as well as her aspirations in acting brought her to New York where she now resides. The glamorous actress/ model, seems to have stayed true to her roots: her father...
46. Busy Philipps Busy Philipps Actress, White Chicks Busy was born Elizabeth Jean Phillips in Illinois, US. She became interested in acting when she was in fourth grade and was always starring in school productions. In the summer, she would attend theater camp. She is more commonly known as a television actress, getting her first break on Freaks and Geeks...
47. Brandon Routh Brandon Routh Actor, Superman Returns Routh, pronounced like "south," was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and grew up in nearby Norwalk. He attended the University of Iowa and starred in many productions at the Norwalk Theater of Performing Arts. His first professional acting role was in the ABC television series Odd Man Out, and he went on to guest star in the series Gilmore Girls and Undressed...
48. Anna Torv Anna Torv Actress, Pilot
49. Cote de Pablo Cote de Pablo Actress, Truth or Consequences Cote de Pablo was born in Santiago, Chile, but was raised in Miami, Florida. She attended Arvida Middle School in Miami and then Carnegie Mellon University. She graduated in 2000 after studying music theater. Whilst at Carnegie Mellon she appeared in several theater productions, including "Indiscretions"...
50. Sara Rue Sara Rue Actress, The Ring
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