Talented people (in alphabetical order)

by Alexej | created - 14 Apr 2012 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

1. Liam Aiken

Actor | A Series of Unfortunate Events

Liam Pádraic Aiken was born January 7, 1990 in New York City, to Moya and Bill Aiken, an MTV producer. His mother was born in Ireland, while his father was an American of Irish descent. It was apparent from the beginning that Liam was a natural actor. After securing a small part on Broadway in the ...

2. John Patrick Amedori

Actor | Dear White People

John Patrick's first gift was for music and his first ambition was to become a lead guitarist in his own band. He credits the band Nirvana for his musical inspiration, but it was his cameo in "Almost Famous" that set him on the road to acting. He also graduated high school at 15. John has a younger...

3. Nonso Anozie

Actor | Conan the Barbarian

Nonso Anozie was born on May 28, 1979 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Conan the Barbarian (2011), Cinderella (2015) and Ender's Game (2013).

4. Jake T. Austin

Actor | Wizards of Waverly Place

Jake T. Austin was born Jake Austin Szymanski in New York City, to Giny Rodriguez Toranzo and Joe Szymanski. His middle initial is taken from his mother's name Toranzo. He has a younger sister, Ava. His father has Polish, English, and Irish ancestry, and his mother is of Puerto Rican, Argentinian, ...

5. Eli Baker

Actor | Growing Up Fisher

Eli Baker is an actor, known for Growing Up Fisher (2014), Tiny Actions (2014) and AfterBuzz TV's Spotlight On (2014).

6. 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 ...

7. Brigitte Bardot

Actress | Le mépris

Brigitte Bardot was born on September 28, 1934 in Paris, France. Her father had an engineering degree and worked with his father in the family business. Brigitte's mother encouraged her daughter to take up music and dance, and she proved to be very adept at it. By the time she was 15, Brigitte was ...

8. James Baskett

Actor | Song of the South

James Baskett was born on February 16, 1904 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Song of the South (1946), Policy Man (1938) and Revenge of the Zombies (1943). He was married to Margaret. He died on July 9, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

If you don’t recognize his name, he played Uncle Remus in Song of the South.

9. Kathy Bates

Actress | Misery

Multi-talented Kathleen Doyle Bates was born on June 28, 1948, and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She is the youngest of three girls born to Bertye Kathleen (Talbot), a homemaker, and Langdon Doyle Bates, a mechanical engineer. Her grandfather was author Finis L. Bates. Kathy has English, as well as...

10. Lyova Beckwitt

Actor | Timeless

Lyova Beckwitt was born in 1999 and started his acting career at age 8. He worked in several films and national commercials with the most recent work including Project MC2, Travelers, and Timeless.

Lyova is currently studying cognitive science and biology at the University of Toronto. In his free ...

11. Ludwig van Beethoven

Soundtrack | Total Recall

Beethoven was the child of a Flamian musician family and became a member of the electoral orchestra of Bonn in 1783. In 1787 he studied at Mozart's in Vienna and in 1792 he moved all to Vienna becoming a student of Franz Joseph Haydn. The Vienna High Society loved him as a piano player as well as ...

12. Jimmy Bennett

Actor | Orphan

James 'Jimmy' Bennett was born on February 9, 1996 in Seal Beach, California. He has appeared in guest starring roles on The Guardian (2001), Judging Amy (1999), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) and recently Everwood (2002), and has been cast in some of the most successful productions in that ...

13. Emily Blunt

Actress | Edge of Tomorrow

Emily Olivia Leah Blunt is a British actress known for her roles in The Devil Wears Prada (2006), The Young Victoria (2009), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), and The Girl on the Train (2016), among many others.

Blunt was born on February 23, 1983, in Roehampton, South West London, England, the second of ...

14. Jonah Bobo

Actor | Zathura: A Space Adventure

Jonah Bobo was born on January 24, 1997 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005), Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011) and Disconnect (2012).

15. Humphrey Bogart

Actor | Casablanca

Humphrey DeForest Bogart was born in New York City, New York, to Maud Humphrey, a famed magazine illustrator and suffragette, and Belmont DeForest Bogart, a moderately wealthy surgeon (who was secretly addicted to opium). Bogart was educated at Trinity School, NYC, and was sent to Phillips Academy ...

16. Sam Borenzweig

Actor | The Present

Sam Borenzweig is an actor, known for The Present (2014), Stay Good (2004) and Late Bloomer (2004).

18. Cameron Boyce

Actor | Descendants

Cameron Boyce was born on May 28, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Descendants (2015), Grown Ups (2010) and Jessie (2011).

19. Cayden Boyd

Actor | Mystic River

Cayden Boyd landed his first roles, small television roles and commercials, as young as 6 and 7. He played Tim Robbins' son (Michael Boyle) in Mystic River. In 2004, he was cast in the starring role of Max in the 2005 film The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl. He played young Warren Worthington ...

20. Ray Bradbury

Writer | Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury was an American science fiction writer whose works were translated in more than 40 languages and sold millions of copies around the world. Although he created a world of new technical and intellectual ideas, he never obtained a driver's license and had never driven a car.

He was born ...

21. David Bradley

Actor | Kes

David Bradley was born on September 27, 1953 in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for Kes (1969), Redemption (2013) and Absolution (1978).

22. Jonathan Brandis

Actor | Seaquest DSV

Born in Danbury, Connecticut, USA, to Greg and Mary, Jonathan Brandis began his career at age 5, acting in television commercials. He appeared in small parts in several films and TV shows before his first starring role in the 1990 film The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter (1990). He starred ...

23. Arcadian Broad

Actor | The Secret Book

Arcadian Broad was born on February 27, 1996. He is an actor, known for The Secret Book and The Colonel's Family (2012).

Watch him dance and play the piano on his official YouTube channel.

24. Tom Brokaw

Self | NBC Nightly News

Tom Brokaw was born on February 6, 1940 in Webster, South Dakota, USA as Thomas John Brokaw. He is a writer, known for NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (1970), Dateline NBC (1992) and Toots (2006). He has been married to Meredith Lynn Auld since August 17, 1962. They have four children.

25. Pierce Brosnan

Actor | The World Is Not Enough

Pierce Brendan Brosnan was born in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland, to May (Smith), a nurse, and Thomas Brosnan, a carpenter. He lived in Navan, County Meath, until he moved to England, UK, at an early age (thus explaining his ability to play men from both backgrounds convincingly). His father left...

26. Millie Bobby Brown

Actress | Stranger Things

Millie Brown was born in Spain, to British parents. They moved to Orlando, Florida in 2011, where Millie went to acting workshops to pass the time on a Saturday, and it was there that a top Hollywood talent scout called and told Millie's parents that "she has instincts you cannot teach." She ...

27. Danny Bruno

Actor | Grimm: Bad Hair Day

Danny Bruno is an actor, known for Grimm: Bad Hair Day (2012), Leverage (2008) and Grimm (2011).

28. Vlasta Burian

Actor | Revizor

Vlasta Burian was born on April 9, 1891 in Reichenberg, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Josef Vlastimil Burian. He was an actor, known for The Inspector General (1933), Ulice zpívá (1939) and Funebrák (1932). He was married to Nina Cervenková-Burianová. He died on January 31, 1962 ...

29. Asa Butterfield

Actor | Hugo

Asa Butterfield was born in Islington, London, England, to Jacqueline Farr and Sam Butterfield. He began acting at the age of 8, after a talent spotting casting director saw him at his local after school drama club, The Young Actors Theatre in Islington. Following on from a couple of small roles in...

30. Noah Gray-Cabey

Actor | Lady in the Water

Already at the age of nine, Noah Gray-Cabey has established quite a name for himself, both as a musician and an actor.

Beginning when he was four, Noah performed classical piano in several venues throughout New England and Washington and journeyed to Jamaica for his first tour with the New England ...

31. Michael Caine

Actor | The Prestige

Michael Caine was born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite in London, to Ellen Frances Marie (Burchell), a charlady, and Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, a fish-market porter. He left school at age 15 and took a series of working-class jobs before joining the British army and serving in Korea during the Korean ...

32. Alexander Calvert

Actor | Supernatural

Alexander Calvert is an actor, known for Supernatural (2005), The Edge of Seventeen (2016) and Arrow (2012).

33. Owen Campbell

Actor | As You Are

Owen Campbell is an actor and director, known for As You Are (2016), Super Dark Times (2017) and The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018).

34. Karel Capek

Writer | Krakatit

Karel Capek, born January 9, 1890, in Male Svatonovice, Austria-Hungary (today Czech Republic) was a writer, playwright, novelist, journalist, children's author, biographer, essayist, illustrator, photographer and translator. For most people he is best known for the science fiction play "R.U.R. (...

35. Nestor Carbonell

Actor | The Dark Knight

He is most often recognized for his integral role in the series "Lost" as Richard Alpert, as well as his turn as Mayor Anthony Garcia opposite Gary Oldman in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight". He reprised his role as the Mayor in the box-office hit "The Dark Knight Rises".

Nestor can be seen ...

36. Orson Scott Card

Writer | Ender's Game

Orson Scott Card was born in Richland in the state of Washington. He has also lived in California, Arizona, and Utah. He is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (the Mormons) and once served for two years in Brazil as a missionary for them. He received a degree from Brigham ...

37. Claudia Cardinale

Actress | C'era una volta il West

Like many other female Italian film stars, Claudia Cardinale's entry into the business was by way of a beauty pageant. She was 17 years old and studying at the Centro Sperimentale in Rome when she entered a beauty contest, which resulted in her getting a succession of small film roles. Her earthy ...

38. Miles Chandler

Actor | Emoticon ;)

Miles Chandler was born on August 13, 1993 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Emoticon ;) (2014), The Education of Charlie Banks (2007) and Six Degrees (2006).

39. Lance Chantiles-Wertz

Actor | The Three Stooges

A triple threat performer, Lance has performed in principal roles on Broadway, Film, TV, with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, The New York City Ballet, and as a voice-over artist for TV and Radio advertisements.

Lance's opening night at The Met was on his 7th birthday in the role of "Dolore...

40. Dave Chappelle

Writer | Chappelle's Show

Dave Chappelle's career started while he was in high school at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC where he studied theatre arts. At the age of 14, he began performing stand-up comedy in nightclubs. Shortly after graduation, he moved to New York City where he quickly established ...

41. Osric Chau

Actor | 2012

Osric Chau was born in Vancouver, Canada, to a father from Hong Kong and a mother from Malaysia. He had spent years training martial arts with aspirations to work in stunts when he landed his first leading role alongside the late David Carradine in Kung Fu Killer (2008) that was shot in Hengdian, ...

42. Tanay Chheda

Actor | Slumdog Millionaire

Tanay Hemant Chheda is an Indian child actor. He is best known for his performances in the critically acclaimed films Taare Zameen Par (Like Stars on Earth) (2007) and Slumdog Millionaire (2008), with the latter earning him the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a ...

43. Noam Chomsky

Self | Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media

Noam Chomsky was born on December 7, 1928, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His undergraduate and graduate years were spent at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received his PhD in linguistics in 1955. From 1951-55, he was a Junior Fellow of the Harvard University Society of Fellows. While a ...

44. Claudia Christian

Actress | Babylon 5

Claudia Christian was born on August 10, 1965, in Glendale, California. Her family moved to Connecticut some afterwards. At age five, she was bitten by the acting bug when she played a Native American in a school play. After her family returned to California, she graduated high school at 16, and ...

45. Spencer Treat Clark

Actor | Animal Kingdom

Spencer Treat Clark is from the New York City suburbs. He began acting at an early age, appearing in films like Gladiator and Unbreakable. He attended Columbia University in New York City where he studied political science and economics. His older sister, Eliza Clark, is a playwright and ...

46. Harry Collett

Actor | Dunkirk

Harry Collett is an actor, known for Dunkirk (2017), Galavant (2015) and Dead in a Week: Or Your Money Back (2018).

47. Jennifer Connelly

Actress | A Beautiful Mind

Jennifer Connelly was born in the Catskill Mountains, New York, to Ilene (Schuman), a dealer of antiques, and Gerard Connelly, a clothing manufacturer. Her father had Irish and Norwegian ancestry, and her mother was from a Jewish immigrant family. Jennifer grew up in Brooklyn Heights, just across ...

48. Joel Courtney

Actor | Super 8

Joel was born in Monterey, California, and raised in Moscow, Idaho. His parents are both school teachers. He is the youngest of four children and has two older brothers (Caleb and Josh) and an older sister (Chantelle). At age 14, Joel went to visit his brother, Caleb, during summer vacation. His ...

49. Giuseppe Cristiano

Actor | Io non ho paura

Giuseppe Cristiano was born on March 9, 1990. He is an actor, known for I'm Not Scared (2003), Bagnomaria (1999) and Come Dio comanda (2008).

50. Alexis Cruz

Actor | Stargate

Alexis Cruz (SAG-AFTRA) is a veteran actor, and writer-director-producer. He starred in the title role in HBO's Emmy winning "P.O.W.E.R.: The Eddie Matos Story", in "The Old Man and the Sea" opposite Anthony Quinn, in Larry McMurtry's "The Streets of Laredo" with Sam Shepard and Sissy Spacek, as ...

51. Rory Culkin

Actor | Signs

Rory Culkin was born in New York City, New York. He is the youngest son of Kit Culkin, a former stage and child actor, and Patricia Brentrup. He is the brother of Shane Culkin, Dakota Culkin, Macaulay Culkin, Kieran Culkin, Quinn Culkin, and Christian Culkin. His mother, who is from North Dakota, ...

52. Colin Cunningham

Actor | Elektra

Starring as the mischievous ring master Julian Slink in SYFY's "Blood Drive" (June release.) Colin Cunningham has built a long and storied career as a true 'chameleon'.

For 5 Seasons, Cunningham starred alongside Noah Wyle and Moon Bloodgood in the Steven Spielberg / Dreamworks produced series "...

53. Ethan Cutkosky

Actor | Shameless

Ethan began doing photo ads when he was four years old as a way for his mother and him to spend time together. After a few ads he was asked to audition for commercials and then movies. He landed his first movie role acting with Vince Vaughn in Fred Claus (2007) when he was seven years old, filming ...

54. Michael Hall D'Addario

Actor | People Like Us

Michael hails from Long Island, New York. While he started acting at age 6, music has always been Michael's first love. He has played drums since age 4 and started writing his own music and playing guitar around 12. Michael and his brother, Brian D'Addario, started a band at the ages of 6 and 8, ...

55. Willem Dafoe

Actor | Spider-Man

Having made over one hundred films in his legendary career, Willem Dafoe is internationally respected for bringing versatility, boldness, and dare to some of the most iconic films of our time. His artistic curiosity in exploring the human condition leads him to projects all over the world, large ...

56. Roald Dahl

Writer | The Witches

Roald Dahl was born in Wales in 1916. He served as a fighter pilot in the British R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) during World War II. He made a forced landing in the Libyan Desert and was severely injured. As a result, he spent five months in a Royal Navy hospital in Alexandria. Dahl is known for how he ...

57. Salvador Dalí

Art_department | Spellbound

Surrealist-turned-catholic painter Dalí worked on various movies as well. While a member of the French surrealist group, he co-wrote Un Chien Andalou (1929) and L'Age d'Or (1930) with Luis Buñuel. The latter may have marked the beginning of a long-lasting quarrel with the surrealists when Dalí did ...

58. Hugh Dancy

Actor | Hannibal

Talented British actor Hugh Dancy is one of the UK's most up-and-coming talents.

Hugh Michael Horace Dancy was born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, to Sarah Ann (Birley), who works in academic publishing, and Jonathan Peter Dancy, a philosophy professor and writer. He has a brother, Jack ...

59. Spencer Daniels

Actor | Star Trek

A native of Los Angeles, Spencer Daniels began acting professionally at the age of ten. Spencer has an all-American look, coupled with an intriguing blend of intensity and maturity.

Spencer is a talented athlete and musician. Spencer was admitted to the Tisch School of the Arts at New York ...

60. Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick

Actor | The Omen

Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick was born on December 29, 1998 in New York City, New York, USA as Seamus Liam Davey-Fitzpatrick. He is known for his work on The Omen (2006), Moonrise Kingdom (2012) and Everybody's Fine (2009).

61. Jaye Davidson

Actor | The Crying Game

Jaye was born in Riverside, California in 1968 the son of a Ghanaian father and English mother. The family left for England when Jaye was 2 and a half. Jaye left school at 16 and had been alternately unemployed and doing odd jobs (running for a production company, working in a factory) ever since. ...

62. Louis de Funès

Actor | Les aventures de Rabbi Jacob

Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza was born on July 31, 1914, in Courbevoie, France. His father, named Carlos Luis de Funes de Galarza, was a former lawyer of Seville, Spain, who became a diamond cutter. His mother, named Leonor Soto Reguera, was of Spanish and Portugese extraction.

Young Louis...

63. Will Denton

Actor | Robots

Will Denton is known for his work on Robots (2005), The Post (2017) and Kinsey (2004).

64. Johnny Depp

Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood.

He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer.

Depp was raised in Florida. He dropped ...

65. Susan Dey

Actress | The Partridge Family

Susan Dey was born on December 10, 1952 in Pekin, Illinois, USA as Susan Hallock Dey. She is an actress and producer, known for The Partridge Family (1970), L.A. Law (1986) and Looker (1981). She has been married to Bernard Sofronski since February 20, 1988. She was previously married to Leonard ...

66. Frantisek Dibarbora

Actor | Ivanov

Frantisek Dibarbora was born on November 19, 1916 in Preßburg, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Ivanov (1964), Der Ochsenkrieg (1987) and Skalní v ofsajde (1961). He died on September 4, 1987 in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia.

67. Bobby Driscoll

Actor | Peter Pan

Bobby Driscoll was a natural-born actor. Discovered by chance at the age of five-and-a-half in a barber shop in Altadena, CA. and then convincing in anything he ever undertook on the movie screen and on television throughout his career spanning 17 years (1943-1960). Includes such notable movie ...

68. Harry Eden

Actor | Peter Pan

Harry Eden was born on March 1, 1990 in Essex, England. He is known for his work on Peter Pan (2003), Oliver Twist (2005) and Pure (2002).

69. Chase Ellison

Actor | Tooth Fairy

Chase Ellison was born on September 22, 1993 in Reno, Nevada, USA. He is an actor, known for Tooth Fairy (2010), Mysterious Skin (2004) and Fireflies in the Garden (2008).

70. Dylan Everett

Actor | Supernatural

Dylan Everett is a Canadian TV actor who both appeared in the role of Campbell Saunders in the series, Degrassi and voiced the character of Wolly in the PBS animated series, Super Why!. He is best known for his roles in How To Be Indie, Wingin' It, Degrassi and Open Heart.

Dylan was born on January ...

71. Dakota Fanning

Actress | War of the Worlds

Hannah Dakota Fanning was born on the 23rd of February 1994, in Conyers, Georgia, USA, to Heather Joy (Arrington) and Steven Fanning. Her mother played professional tennis, and her father, now an electronics salesman, played minor league baseball. She is of German, Irish, English, French, and ...

72. Tom Felton

Actor | Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Tom Felton was born in Epsom, Surrey, to Sharon and Peter Felton. He has been acting since he was 8 years old at the suggestion of an actress friend of his family who recognized Felton's theatrical qualities. Felton met with an agent, and two weeks later, after auditioning with over 400 other ...

73. Ivan Fíla

Director | Lea

Ivan Fíla was born on December 24, 1956 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He is a director and writer, known for Lea (1996), König der Diebe (2003) and Den stestí.

74. Colin Firth

Actor | A Single Man

Colin Andrew Firth was born into an academic family in Grayshott, Hampshire, England. His mother, Shirley Jean (Rolles), was a comparative religion lecturer at the Open University, and his father, David Norman Lewis Firth, lectured on history at Winchester University College (formerly King Alfred's...

75. Laurence Fishburne

Actor | The Matrix

One of Hollywood's most talented and versatile performers and the recipient of a truckload of NAACP Image awards, Laurence John Fishburne III was born in Augusta, Georgia on July 30, 1961, to Hattie Bell (Crawford), a teacher, and Laurence John Fishburne, Jr., a juvenile corrections officer.

His ...

76. Jelle Florizoone

Actor | Noordzee, Texas

Jelle Florizoone was born in a little coastal town in Belgium. Growing up as an only child while being raised by his mother gave Jelle a certain maturity. After seeing the movie 'Billy Elliot' at a very young age, he became passionate about performing arts. He started studying at The Royal Ballet ...

77. Colin Ford

Actor | We Bought a Zoo

The "Supernatural" kid isn't so supernatural. Born in Nashville, Tennessee, he soon aspired to the career of acting at the age of 4, where he first got his modeling job in Atlanta, Georgia. He broke into feature films at the age of 5 where he played as Clinton Jr, in "Sweet Home Alabama". He made ...

78. Harrison Ford

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Minsk,...

79. Abe Forsythe

Writer | Little Monsters

Abe Forsythe was born on July 26, 1981 in Australia as Abraham Forsythe. He is an actor and writer, known for Little Monsters (2019) and Down Under (2016). He has been married to Helen Dallimore since April 2009.

80. Morgan Freeman

Actor | Se7en

With an authoritative voice and calm demeanor, this ever popular American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema. Morgan was born on June 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, to Mayme Edna (Revere), a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber. The young Freeman...

81. Stephen Fry

Actor | Gosford Park

Writer, actor, comedian, doer of good works, excellent good friend to the famous and not, Fry lives in his London SW1 flat and his Norfolk house when not traveling. Famous for his public declaration of celibacy in the "Tatler" back in the 1980s, Emma Thompson has characterised her friend as "90 ...

82. James Garner

Actor | The Notebook

Amiable and handsome James Garner had obtained success in both films and television, often playing variations of the charming anti-hero/con-man persona he first developed in Maverick, the offbeat western TV series that shot him to stardom in the late 1950s.

James Garner was born James Scott ...

83. Jordan Garrett

Actor | Death Sentence

Jordan Garrett was born on December 17, 1992. He is an actor, known for Death Sentence (2007), Thank You for Smoking (2005) and Journeyman (2007).

84. Devon Gearhart

Actor | Funny Games

Devon Gearhart was born on May 5, 1995 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He is an actor, known for Funny Games (2007), Shorts (2009) and Canvas (2006).

85. Whoopi Goldberg

Actress | Ghost

Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson in the Chelsea section of Manhattan on November 13, 1955. Her mother, Emma (Harris), was a teacher and a nurse, and her father, Robert James Johnson, Jr., was a clergyman. Whoopi's recent ancestors were from Georgia, Florida, and Virginia. She worked in...

86. Jeff Goldblum

Actor | The Grand Budapest Hotel

Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum was born October 22, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, one of four children of Shirley (Temeles), a radio broadcaster who also ran an appliances firm, and Harold L. Goldblum, a doctor. His father was of Russian Jewish descent and his mother was of Austrian Jewish ancestry.

...

87. Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Actor | Inception

Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, to 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 parents worked for the Pacifica Radio station KPFK-FM and ...

88. Michael Gothard

Actor | Lifeforce

Best remembered in Britain for the television series Arthur of the Britons (1972), Ken Russell 's The Devils (1971) and as the villain in For Your Eyes Only (1981). His break into films came with Don Levy's Herostratus (1967). Michael was unmarried, living in Hampstead, England and under treatment ...

89. Alexander Gould

Actor | Finding Nemo

Gould was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He began acting at the age of two and is perhaps best known for providing the voice of the title character of Disney/Pixar's film Finding Nemo (2003) and starring as Shane Botwin on the Showtime dark comedy-drama series Weeds (2005). His ...

90. Kelly Gould

Actress | The Rebound

Kelly got her first acting job at the age of three weeks. It was a birthing scene, of course, and she was covered in cream cheese and strawberry jelly for authenticity. At six weeks of age, Kelly portrayed baby Chastity in the "Mow" - the Sonny and Cher Story. More recently Kelly has co-starred on ...

91. Dakota Goyo

Actor | Real Steel

Dakota Goyo was born in Toronto, Canada, to Debra Goyo, a former model and singer, and David Goyo. His siblings, Devon Goyo and Dallas Goyo, have also acted. He has Italian and Scottish ancestry.

Goyo appeared in his first commercial as an infant. His television debut came at the age of 5 in the CBS...

92. Hugh Grant

Actor | Love Actually

Hugh Grant, one of Britain's best known faces, has been equally entertaining on-screen as well as in real life, and has had enough sense of humor to survive a media frenzy. He is known for his roles in Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), with Andie MacDowell, Notting Hill (1999), opposite Julia ...

93. Ryan Grantham

Actor | Liz

Ryan Grantham was born in 1998 in Canada. He is an actor, known for Liz (2011), The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009) and Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010).

94. Rupert Grint

Actor | Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint was born in Harlow, Essex, England, the elder son of Joanne (Parsons) and Nigel Grint, who dealt in memorabilia. The first of 5 children, Rupert has one brother and 3 sisters. His brother James was born when Rupert was a year old, Georgina and Samantha were born in 1993...

95. Ioan Gruffudd

Actor | Fantastic Four

Ioan Gruffudd was born on October 6, 1973 in Cardiff, Wales, UK to educators Gillian (James) and Peter Gruffudd. He has a brother, Alun, who is two years younger and a sister, Siwan, who is seven years younger. He got his start at age 13 in the Welsh soap opera Pobol y Cwm (1974). He attended the ...

96. Alec Guinness

Actor | Star Wars

Alec Guinness was an English actor. He is known for his six collaborations with David Lean: Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations (1946), Fagin in Oliver Twist (1948), Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor), Prince Faisal in Lawrence...

97. Tom Hanks

Producer | Cast Away

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California, to Janet Marylyn (Frager), a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an itinerant cook. His mother's family, originally surnamed "Fraga", was entirely Portuguese, while his father was of mostly English ancestry. Tom grew up in what he has ...

98. Woody Harrelson

Actor | True Detective

Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning actor Woodrow Tracy Harrelson was born on July 23, 1961 in Midland, Texas, to Diane Lou (Oswald) and Charles Harrelson. He grew up in Lebanon, Ohio, where his mother was from. After receiving degrees in theater arts and English from Hanover College, he...

99. Ethan Hawke

Actor | Training Day

Ethan Green Hawke was born on November 6, 1970 in Austin, Texas, to Leslie Carole (Green), a charity worker, and James Steven Hawke, an insurance actuary. His parents were students at the University of Texas at the time but divorced when Ethan was 5 years old. His mother raised him alone for the ...

100. Kåre Hedebrant

Actor | Låt den rätte komma in

Kare lives with his mother, father and sister in the outskirts of Stockholm, Sweden. He attends Adolf Fredrik's School of Music, the oldest specialized elementary school in Sweden. In 2008 Kare starred in his first feature film "Let the Right One In". Before that he played the title role in a ...



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