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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. Rosamund Pike Rosamund Pike Actress, Jack Reacher Born on January 28, 1979 in London, England, actress Rosamund Pike is the only child of a classical violinist mother, Caroline (Friend), and an opera singer father, Julian Pike. Due to her parents' work, she spent her early childhood traveling around Europe, and speaks fluent German and French as a result...
3. 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...
4. 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...
5. 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...
6. 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...
7. 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.
8. Jason Momoa Jason Momoa Actor, Conan the Barbarian Jason Momoa was born Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa in Honolulu, Hawaii, on August 1, 1979. He is the son of Coni (Lemke), a photographer, and Joseph Momoa, a painter. His father is of Native Hawaiian descent and his mother has German, Irish, and Native American ancestry. Jason was raised in Norwalk, Iowa by his mother...
9. 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...
10. 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...
11. 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"...
12. Pink Pink Soundtrack, Mean Girls Alecia "Pink" Moore was born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and later raised in Philadelphia. Her parents, James Jim Moore and Judy Judith Moore, divorced when she was very young. As a child, all Pink wanted out of life was to become a singer, and she was driven by the music of Madonna...
13. Joel Kinnaman Joel Kinnaman Actor, Pilot
14. 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...
15. 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...
16. Rachelle Lefevre Rachelle Lefevre Actress, Twilight
17. 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...
18. Ariana Richards Ariana Richards Actress, Jurassic Park
19. 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...
20. 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...
21. Cameron Richardson Cameron Richardson Actress, Alvin and the Chipmunks Cameron Richardson is making her move into the industry spotlight. She starred opposite Jason Lee and Jane Lynch in 20th Century-Fox's hit Alvin and the Chipmunks and played a mentally-challenged character in the HBO series 12 Miles of Bad Road, opposite Lily Tomlin and Mary Kay Place. Born in Baton Rouge...
22. 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...
23. 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...
24. 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...
25. 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...
26. 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...
27. 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...
28. Mike Vogel Mike Vogel Actor, Cloverfield
29. 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...
30. 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?...
31. 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...
32. 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...
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. 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...
35. Nikki Deloach Nikki Deloach Actress, Love & Other Drugs
36. Jaime King Jaime King Actress, Sin City
37. 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...
38. Kevin Hart Kevin Hart Self, Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain
39. Anna Torv Anna Torv Actress, Pilot
40. Adam Levine Adam Levine Soundtrack, Love Actually Grammy-winning band Maroon 5's frontman Adam Levine was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of Patsy (Noah), an admissions counselor, and Fredric Levine, who founded the retail chain M. Fredric. Adam's father's family is Jewish, while Adam's mother is of half Jewish (her own father) and half German and Scottish (her own mother) ancestry...
41. 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...
42. Felicia Day Felicia Day Actress, Zaboo'd
43. Mindy Kaling Mindy Kaling Actress, Wreck-It Ralph
44. 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...
45. Jesse Spencer Jesse Spencer Actor, Uptown Girls
46. Brandon Routh Brandon Routh Actor, Superman Returns Routh, pronounced like "south," was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and grew up in nearby Norwalk. He is the son of Catherine LaVonne (Lear), a teacher, and Ronald Wayne Routh, a carpenter. Routh 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...
47. Chris O'Dowd Chris O'Dowd Actor, Calvary
48. Monica Keena Monica Keena Actress, Freddy vs. Jason Monica Keena was born in New Jersey on May 28, 1979, to Bill and Mary Keena and was little sister to Samantha, the Keenas' first daughter. Growing up, Monica shone in all things arts. Dance, singing, acting, and drawing. At 13, Keena enrolled in the prestigious LaGuardia school for acting and made it...
49. Lake Bell Lake Bell Actress, What Happens in Vegas
50. Rider Strong Rider Strong Actor, Cabin Fever
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