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1. Chris Pratt Chris Pratt Actor, Guardians of the Galaxy Chris Pratt is an American film and television actor. He was born in Virginia, Minnesota, to Kathy (Indahl) and Daniel Pratt. He is of Norwegian (mother) and English, Swiss-German, French, and Norwegian (father) descent. Chris grew up in Lake Stevens, WA. He is married to fellow Washington State native...
2. Lee Pace Lee Pace Actor, Guardians of the Galaxy 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...
3. Aaron Paul Aaron Paul Actor, Need for Speed Aaron Paul was born and raised in Emmett, Idaho, to Darla (Haynes) and Robert Sturtevant, a retired 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...
4. Caitriona Balfe Caitriona Balfe Actress, Now You See Me Caitriona Balfe was born in Monaghan, Ireland. She started modeling at the age of 19 after she was scouted by an agent while she was collecting money for charity at a local mall. She has both walked the runway and been featured in advertising campaigns for many top fashion brands, including: Dolce & Gabbana...
5. Joel Kinnaman Joel Kinnaman Actor, Pilot
6. 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...
7. Rose Byrne Rose Byrne Actress, X-Men: First Class Rose Byrne was born in Balmain, Sydney, Australia. She is the daughter of Jane, a primary school administrator, and Robin Byrne, a semi-retired statistician and market researcher. 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...
8. 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)...
9. 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.
10. Jaime King Jaime King Actress, Sin City
11. Rileah Vanderbilt Rileah Vanderbilt Actress, Frozen Rileah grew up in Cripple Creek, Colorado, a small mountain town on the backside of Pikes Peak. She has a younger brother and sister. From a very early age she was involved with school and community theatre as well as organized school sports including cheerleading, volleyball, basketball, track and baseball...
12. James McAvoy James McAvoy Actor, X-Men: First Class McAvoy was born in Port Glasgow, Scotland, to Elizabeth (Johnstone), a nurse, and James McAvoy, Sr. He was raised in Drumchapel, Glasgow by his grandparents, after his father, 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"...
13. 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. Heath Ledger was born on the fourth of April 1979...
14. Natasha Lyonne Natasha Lyonne Actress, American Pie Natasha Lyonne is an American stage, film, and television actress. Lyonne was born in New York City, to Ivette (Buchinger) and Aaron Braunstein, a radio host and boxing promoter. She is of Eastern European Jewish and Hungarian Jewish descent. As a young child, she was signed by the Ford Modeling Agency and...
15. 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 television (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...
16. Jennifer Finnigan Jennifer Finnigan Actress, What Color Is Love? Jennifer is currently starring in FX's new controversial drama, 'Tyrant', by the creators and producers of 'Homeland'. Jennifer is originally from Montreal, Canada, and speaks fluent French. As a child, she ventured into modeling, but her true passion was always in acting. She most recently starred in the intense David E Kelly medical drama 'Monday Mornings'...
17. Luke Evans Luke Evans Actor, Fast & Furious 6 Luke George Evans was born in Pontypool, Wales, and grew up in Aberbargoed, South Wales. He is the son of Yvonne (Lewis) and David Evans. 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...
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. Rachelle Lefevre Rachelle Lefevre Actress, Twilight
20. Jennifer Love Hewitt Jennifer Love Hewitt Actress, I Know What You Did Last Summer Jennifer Love Hewitt was born in Waco, Texas, to Patricia Mae (Shipp), a speech-language pathologist, and Herbert Daniel Hewitt, a medical technician. She has English, Scottish, and German ancestry. She 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...
21. Claire Danes Claire Danes Actress, Temple Grandin New Yorker Claire Danes was born in Manhattan, the daughter of Carla (Hall), a day-care provider and artist, and Christopher Danes, a computer consultant and photographer. She has an older brother, Asa. Her paternal grandfather, Gibson Andrew Danes, was a Dean of the Yale School of Art and Architecture, and Claire has English, German, Scottish, Irish, and Austrian ancestry...
22. 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...
23. 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...
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. Mike Vogel Mike Vogel Actor, Cloverfield
26. Noomi Rapace Noomi Rapace Actress, Prometheus Swedish actress Noomi Rapace is the daughter of fellow Swedish 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...
27. 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...
28. Kate Hudson Kate Hudson Actress, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days 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...
29. 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...
30. 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...
31. 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...
32. 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...
33. 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...
34. Felicia Day Felicia Day Actress, Zaboo'd
35. JoAnna Garcia Swisher JoAnna Garcia Swisher Actress, The Internship 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?...
36. Alison Lohman Alison Lohman Actress, Drag Me to Hell Alison Lohman is a native of Palm Springs, California. She grew up in a family with no showbiz connections but she always wanted to perform. By age 9, she had landed her first professional, theatrical role playing "Gretyl" in "The Sound of Music" at Palm Desert's McCallum Theater. At 11, Alison won...
37. Sara Rue Sara Rue Actress, The Ring
38. Kevin Hart Kevin Hart Self, Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain
39. Bianca Lawson Bianca Lawson Actress, Save the Last Dance
40. Riki Lindhome Riki Lindhome Actress, Million Dollar Baby Riki Lindhome was born in Coudersport, Pennsylvania but grew up primarily in Portville, New York (near Buffalo). Her first break came when Tim Robbins cast her in his hit play, "Embedded", which played at the Public Theater in New York City, Riverside Studios in London and The Actor's Gang Theater in Los Angeles...
41. 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...
42. 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"...
43. Rider Strong Rider Strong Actor, Cabin Fever
44. Andrew Keegan Andrew Keegan Actor, 10 Things I Hate About You Andrew Keegan was born in Shadow Hills, California. He was first recognized for his gregarious performance of teen rebel "Zack Dell" in the cult classic film "Camp Nowhere." Barely in high school, Roland Emmerich cast Keegan in the blockbuster, "Independence Day." After an immediate rise in popularity...
45. Lake Bell Lake Bell Actress, In a World...
46. Anna Torv Anna Torv Actress, Pilot
47. Mindy Kaling Mindy Kaling Actress, Wreck-It Ralph
48. 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...
49. Chris O'Dowd Chris O'Dowd Actor, Calvary
50. Jesse Spencer Jesse Spencer Actor, Uptown Girls
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