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1. Chris Evans Chris Evans Actor, The Avengers Chris Evans - not to be confused with the British DJ and wild man of the same name - began his acting career in typical fashion: performing in school productions and community theater. But it was his rapid rise to stardom that was unusual. Bitten by the acting bug in the first grade because his older sister...
2. Natalie Portman Natalie Portman Actress, V for Vendetta Natalie Portman was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel, to a Jewish family. She is the only child of a doctor father (from Israel) and an artist mother (from Cincinnati, Ohio), who also acts as Natalie's agent. She left Israel for Washington, D.C., when she was still very young...
3. Taylor Kitsch Taylor Kitsch Actor, John Carter Best-known for his portrayal of troubled high school football star "Tim Riggins" on NBC's acclaimed television series, Friday Night Lights, actor Taylor Kitsch has scored big with audiences and critics on both the big and small screens. On Friday Night Lights, the Emmy-nominated series USA Today called "one of the best-acted...
4. Tom Hiddleston Tom Hiddleston Actor, The Avengers Tom was born in Westminster, London to parents Diana and James Hiddleston. His mother is a former stage manager. His father is a scientist and was the managing director of a pharmaceutical company. He started off at the preparatory school, The Dragon School in Oxford, and by the time he was 13, he boarded at Eton College...
5. Joseph Gordon-Levitt Joseph Gordon-Levitt Actor, Inception Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born on February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California to parents Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt. Joseph was raised in a Jewish family with his late older brother, Dan Gordon-Levitt, who passed away in October 2010. His maternal grandfather, Michael Gordon, had been a well-known movie director...
6. Jessica Alba Jessica Alba Actress, Sin City Jessica Alba's acting career began at a very early age, studying at the Atlantic Theatre Company with founders William H. Macy and David Mamet. She fell in love with the craft and became active professionally at the age of 12. She went on to star in James Cameron's "Dark Angel," gaining worldwide recognition and her first starring role in a major studio film...
7. Mélanie Thierry Mélanie Thierry Actress, Babylon A.D.
8. Krysten Ritter Krysten Ritter Actress, Confessions of a Shopaholic Krysten Ritter is well-known for her turn as "Jane Margolis" on AMC's hit series, Breaking Bad, and as the titular character, "Chloe", in Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23, for ABC. Ritter began her career as a model with Elite Model Management. She will next appear in Mission Control (2015) (TV)_ for NBC, from Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's "Gary Sanchez Productions"...
9. Michael Pitt Michael Pitt Actor, Seven Psychopaths
10. Julia Stiles Julia Stiles Actress, The Bourne Ultimatum Julia O'Hara Stiles was born on March 28, 1981 in New York City, the outgoing daughter of an elementary school teacher father and a Greenwich Village artist mother, and the eldest of three children. Encouraged to take modern dance lessons at an early age, she was introduced to Shakespeare and theater...
11. Taylor Kinney Taylor Kinney Actor, The Other Woman Taylor and his three brothers Adam, Ryan, and Trent were raised in Neffsville, Pennsylvania by their single mother, Pamela Heisler, who worked as a dental hygienist. He studied business management at West Virginia University before developing an interest in acting. He is best known for his role as Kelly Severide on hit TV series Chicago Fire on NBC...
12. Meghan Markle Meghan Markle Actress, Horrible Bosses
13. Danielle Fishel Danielle Fishel Actress, National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze Danielle Christine Fishel was born on May 5, 1981, in Mesa, Arizona. She began acting professionally at the age of ten, during which she made many TV guest appearances and commercials. She was originally a guest star on the show Boy Meets World, but Danielle added a spark that the show needed and she became a regular cast member shortly afterward...
14. Summer Glau Summer Glau Actress, Serenity Summer is a native of San Antonio, Texas. She's been a ballerina most of her life. Her debut was in various commercials and a guest appearance on the WB's Angel. She has gone on to star on the TV series Firefly and is now in the movie Serenity.
15. Michiel Huisman Michiel Huisman Actor, World War Z
16. Colin O'Donoghue Colin O'Donoghue Actor, The Rite O'Donoghue was born and raised in Drogheda, County Louth, in a Roman Catholic family. He initially attended Dundalk Grammar School, and then The Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin. At age 16, O'Donoghue went to Paris, France, for a month to learn the French language. Colin's early career was mainly split between theatre and television work in Ireland and the UK...
17. Emilie de Ravin Emilie de Ravin Actress, The Hills Have Eyes Emilie was born on 27th December 1981, and grew up in Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia. When she was 15, she was accepted at the highly selective Australian Ballet School in Melbourne. However, after only a year, she dropped out and undertook acting courses. Her first starring role was on the fantasy drama...
18. Alexis Bledel Alexis Bledel Actress, Sin City Houston, Texas native Alexis Bledel made her television debut in Gilmore Girls, after spending years in front of the camera as a model. Bledel's parents encouraged her to try community theater in Houston when she was 8 years old, hoping it would help their daughter overcome her shyness. She went on to perform in productions of Our Town...
19. Moran Atias Moran Atias Actress, The Next Three Days
20. Chad Michael Murray Chad Michael Murray Actor, House of Wax New York native, Chad Michael Murray, has showcased his brooding good looks and acting talents on television sets and silver screens for over a decade. He has been a teen heartthrob on pop culture classics with roles on Dawson's Creek, Gilmore Girls and One Tree Hill, and his film credits include Freaky Friday...
21. Stephen Amell Stephen Amell Actor, Sacrifice Stephen Amell was born on May 8, 1981 in Toronto Canada. He decided to pursue a career in acting when he was in his teens. His first role was that of "spinning instructor" in Queer as Folk. He also had minor roles in Degrassi: The Next Generation, 1-800-Missing and Tilt. He had recurring roles in Beautiful People and Rent-a-Goalie...
22. Rami Malek Rami Malek Actor, Need for Speed
23. Abigail Spencer Abigail Spencer Actress, Cowboys & Aliens A talented actress, writer and producer on both the big and small screen, Abigail Spencer is quickly making a name for herself in Hollywood. Spencer will next be seen in Sam Raimi's, Oz the Great and Powerful, a prequel take on The Wizard of Oz tale. Spencer joins James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams. The Disney film will be released on March 8, 2013...
24. Bryce Dallas Howard Bryce Dallas Howard Actress, The Help Bryce Dallas Howard was born on March 2, 1981, in Los Angeles, California. She was conceived in Dallas, Texas (the reason for her middle name). Her father, named Ron Howard, is a former actor turned Oscar-winning director. Her mother is actress and writer Cheryl Howard (nee Alley). Her famous relatives include her uncle...
25. Hayden Christensen Hayden Christensen Actor, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Hayden Christensen was born on April 19, 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His parents David and Alie Christensen are in the communications business "Christensen Communications". Hayden grew up in Markham, Ontario, Canada, one of four children (Kaylen, Hejsa, Tove). Although his aspirations changed and regardless of not having his father's approval...
26. T.J. Miller T.J. Miller Actor, Cloverfield A comedian. Improvisation, Sketch and Stand-up varieties of comedy are his forte. Originally from Denver, Colorado, where he did comedy for about 4 years before moving to Chicago. TJ miller has appeared on PBS on the show The Standard Deviants, and in various DVDs and school educational programs. He has done voice over for Old Style, Second City Las Vegas and The Chicago Historical Society...
27. Rachel Bilson Rachel Bilson Actress, Jumper Rachel Bilson was born and raised in Los Angeles, to Janice (Stango) and Danny Bilson. Her father is Ashkenazi Jewish and her mother is of Italian descent. She began acting while still at Notre Dame High School. She graduated high school in 1999 and went to Grossmont College but dropped out after a year and was encouraged to pursue a career in acting by her father...
28. Larisa Oleynik Larisa Oleynik Actress, 10 Things I Hate About You Larisa grew up in San Francisco. Her big break came when she was eight. She had gotten the part of young Cosette in a production of "Les Miserables". Her costar was Rider Strong, playing Gavroche. The two would be reunited when Larisa guested on Rider's sitcom, Boy Meets World. Larisa's most well known roles are Bianca in 10 Things I Hate About You, and Alex in The Secret World of Alex Mack.
29. Patrick J. Adams Patrick J. Adams Actor, Extreme Movie Toronto native Patrick J. Adams has appeared in acclaimed productions on stage, film and television, and recently launched in the USA Network series, Suits, in which he stars opposite Gabriel Macht. This new series, from the producers of the hit Covert Affairs, debuted strong in June, 2011...
30. Elijah Wood Elijah Wood Actor, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Elijah Wood is an American actor best known for portraying Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's blockbuster Lord of the Rings film trilogy. In addition to reprising the role for the upcoming prequels of The Hobbit, Wood also plays Ryan in the FX television comedy Wilfred and voices the role of Beck in the Disney XD animated television series TRON: Uprising...
31. Sienna Miller Sienna Miller Actress, Stardust Sienna Rose Miller is a British actress, born on December 28, 1981. The daughter of investment banker Ed Miller and South African model Josephine Miller, Sienna was born in New York City and raised in London, England. Sienna trained at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York, before going on to television credits...
32. Michelle Dockery Michelle Dockery Actress, Non-Stop
33. Justin Timberlake Justin Timberlake Soundtrack, Love Actually Justin Randall Timberlake was born to Lynn Harless and Randy Timberlake on January 31, 1981, in Memphis, Tennessee. At the age of 11, he appeared on the show Star Search, and even though he didn't win, it didn't dampen his ambitions. He also appeared on The All New Mickey Mouse Club, where his costars included Britney Spears...
34. Meagan Good Meagan Good Actress, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Meagan Monique Good was born in 8 August 1981 in Panorama City, California, USA, to Tyra Wardlow-Doyle and Leondis "Leon" Good. She began appearing on commercials at the age of four. Then she started guest-starring on series like The Parent 'Hood, Touched by an Angel, Moesha, The Steve Harvey Show and The Division. She also starred in Raising Dad with Bob Saget.
35. Katharine Isabelle Katharine Isabelle Actress, Ginger Snaps
36. Andrea Riseborough Andrea Riseborough Actress, Oblivion
37. Ricky Whittle Ricky Whittle Actor, Austenland Ricky was born in Oldham, Lancashire. His father was in the Royal Air Force which meant travelling the world to different bases. Ricky was scouted to play as a professional footballer for Arsenal and Celtic football clubs but this was thwarted by injury and instead he went to Southampton University to read Law...
38. Joseph Morgan Joseph Morgan Actor, Immortals Actor Joseph Morgan was born in London, England but grew up in Swansea, Wales. He was educated at Morriston Comprehensive School. After school he attained a BTEC in Performing Arts at Gorseinon College, Swansea and followed this by moving back to London to study at the Central School of Speech and Drama...
39. Izabella Miko Izabella Miko Actress, Clash of the Titans Born in what was then Communist Poland in January 1981 to accomplished thespian parents, Grazyna Dylag and Aleksander Mikolajczak, Izabella Miko could dance before she could walk. She began to pursue her dream career as a ballerina as soon as it was available to her at the age of 10. Izabella was accepted at the National Ballet School in Warsaw and...
40. Beyoncé Knowles Beyoncé Knowles Soundtrack, Austin Powers in Goldmember Beyoncé's father, Mathew Knowles, manages Destiny's Child. Her mother, Tina Knowles, designs their glittering costumes. Solange Knowles, her sister (they're about 5 years apart), has released her debut album. She dances with her big sister during DC-3 concerts. She and her group were discovered by Whitney Houston...
41. Jesse Williams Jesse Williams Actor, The Cabin in the Woods
42. Ben Barnes Ben Barnes Actor, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
43. Allison Tolman Allison Tolman Actress, The Crocodile's Dilemma Born in Sugarland, Texas, Allison Tolman earned a BFA in theatrical performance from Baylor University. After graduation, she moved to Dallas where she helped found and foster the independent ensemble based non-profit Second Thought Theatre while also learning that the whole being an adult thing is like...
44. Rupert Friend Rupert Friend Actor, The Young Victoria
45. Jonathan Bennett Jonathan Bennett Actor, Mean Girls Jonathan is from Toledo, Ohio. He headed straight to New York to pursue acting after graduating from the theater program at Otterbein. He was actually discovered by an agent while sitting on a train. Six months later he signed on to the iconic soap opera "All My Children," playing J.R. Chandler. Since then Jonathan's career has been on fire...
46. Jamie-Lynn Sigler Jamie-Lynn Sigler Actress, Dark Ride Jamie-Lynn Sigler has been acting and singing since the age of 7. She got her start in New York regional theater, and has since starred in over two dozen theatrical productions including "Annie," "The Wizard of Oz," "The Sound of Music," "The Wiz," and "Gypsy." In the summer of 2001, she starred in...
47. Seth Gabel Seth Gabel Actor, The Da Vinci Code
48. Emily Rose Emily Rose Actress, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
49. Clive Standen Clive Standen Actor, Hammer of the Gods Clive Standen is a British actor, he was born in a British Army base in Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland, and grew up in the East Midlands in England. He went to school at King Edward VII School (Melton Mowbray) followed by a performing arts course at Melton Mowbray College. In his late teens Standen was a international Muay Thai Boxer and later Fencing gold medalist...
50. Josh Dallas Josh Dallas Actor, Thor Josh Dallas was born in Louisville Kentucky. He grew up right across the Ohio River in New Albany Indiana. He attended New Albany Senior Public High School, and was heavily involved in the school's award-winning performing Arts programs. This is where the fire was lit, that would push Josh to continue pursing the arts...
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