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1. James Caan
Actor | The Godfather
A masculine and enigmatic actor whose life and movie career have had more ups and downs than the average rollercoaster and whose selection of roles has arguably derailed him from achieving true superstar status, James Caan is New York-born and bred.
He was born in the Bronx, to Sophie (Falkenstein) ...
3. Dana Delany
Actress | China Beach
Dana Welles Delany was born on March 13, 1956, in New York City and raised in Stamford, Connecticut. Dana knew early in life that she wanted to be an actress. Following graduation from Wesleyan University, this tall (5'7") beauty moved to New York and developed her skills working in daytime ...
Writer | Omnibus
Heywood Hale Broun was born on March 10, 1918 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Omnibus (1952), Lights Out (1946) and Tales of Tomorrow (1951). He was married to Jane Lloyd-Jones. He died on September 5, 2001 in Kingston, New York.
Actor | The Guard
Brendan Gleeson was born in Dublin, Ireland, to Pat and Frank Gleeson. From a very young age, he loved to learn, especially reading classical text in and outside the classroom. He took great attention to Irish play writers such as Samuel Beckett, which eventually led to him performing in his high ...
7. Karim Babin
Actor | Incendies
Karim Babin was born on March 30, 1969 in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Incendies (2010), The Smurfs 2 (2013) and Obamas: A story of Love, Faces and Birth Certificate (2015).
Actor | Star Trek
Anton Yelchin was an American actor, known for playing Bobby in Hearts in Atlantis (2001), Chekov in the Star Trek (2009) reboot, Charlie Brewster in the Fright Night (2011) remake, and Jacob in Like Crazy (2011).
He was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia, USSR, to a Jewish family. His ...
Actor | Suburbicon
Gary Basaraba was raised in Vancouver, British Colombia. He entered the Yale School of Drama at age 20. As a graduate of the Class of '82, he began his film career immediately working for Louis Malle in Alamo Bay (1985). The list of directors that have chosen him to bring their films to life ...
10. Shaquille O'Neal
Actor | Steel
Shaquille O'Neal is regarded as one of the most dominant athletes and arguably the most gregarious personality in sports history. He wrote an autobiography (Shaq Talks Back), preserves an online presence for his fan base and produced a number of albums (Biological Didn't Bother, Shaq-Fu: Da Return,...
Actor | Forbrydelsen
Preben Kristensen was educated at The Drama School of The Theatre in Aarhus 1975/78. He has played on most major stages in Denmark in roles including everything from Shakespeare to musicals to light comedy. Was knighted by The Danish Queen Margrethe 2. in 2003, and has received several major awards.
14. Bodil Jørgensen
Actress | Idioterne
Bodil Jørgensen was born on March 3, 1961 in Vejle, Denmark. She is an actress, known for Idioterne (1998), Smukke mennesker (2010) and De grønne slagtere (2003). She has been married to Morten Søborg since November 18, 2005. They have one child. She was previously married to Henrik Sartou.
17. Laraine Newman
Actress | Coneheads
Laraine Newman is a founding member of The Groundlings. After seeing her in The Groundlings, Lorne Michaels cast her in a Lily Tomlin Special and later as an original cast member of Saturday Night Live (1975). She has worked from directors ranging from Woody Allen to Guillermo del Toro. She has a ...
19. Nathan Greno
Actor | Tangled
Nathan Greno was born in Kenosha, Wisc., on the southwestern shores of Lake Michigan. As a child, he developed a love for drawing, which quickly evolved into a passion for visual storytelling. Influenced by comic books and newspaper comic strips, he started filling tablets of paper full of sketches...
20. Vicki Lewis
Actress | Finding Nemo
Starred on Broadway as Velma Kelly in "Chicago", The Tony nominated "Damn Yankees", "The Crucible", performed as a soloist with the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, "Pal Joey" (with Peter Gallagher and Patti Lupone.) Her voice can be heard in scores of animated television and films, most notably, "...
21. Rob Paulsen
Actor | Animaniacs
Rob Paulsen was born on March 11, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Robert Fredrick Paulsen III. He is an actor, known for Animaniacs (1993), Pinky and the Brain (1995) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012). He has been married to Parrish Todd since 1983. They have one child. He was previously ...
22. Emily Osment
Actress | Hannah Montana: The Movie
Emily Jordan Osment was born in Los Angeles on March 10th, 1992. She is the younger sister of The Sixth Sense star, Haley Joel Osment. Her father is also an actor of some renown. Following in their footsteps, Emily started her acting career performing in several commercials, including a radio spot ...
23. Chris Wedge
Actor | Ice Age
John Christian Wedge was born on March 20, 1957 in Binghamton, New York. After graduating from Fayetteville-Manlius High School, Wedge went to study at the State University of New York at Purchase, where he received a BFA in film, and soon after that he went on to study at Ohio State University, ...
26. Catherine O'Hara
Actress | Best in Show
Canadian-American actress, writer, and comedian, Catherine O'Hara first gained name recognition as one of the original cast members on the Canadian television sketch comedy show SCTV (1976). The show recreated itself with SCTV Network (1981) and later, SCTV Channel (1983). On the series, she ...
27. Zach Charles
Actor | Strangers from Dating
Zach Charles (born March 21, 1986) is an American actor, screenwriter, and film producer. He began his career as a child, acting in both feature films and television. Notably, his episode of ER (Season 2, Episode 7: Hell and High Water), starring opposite George Clooney, received an EMMY nomination...
28. Anthony Collins
Actor | The Red Road
Anthony Donald Collins was born March 27,1968 in Atlanta Georgia at Georgia Baptist Hospital. He attended Monticello High School in Monticello Georgia and graduated in 1988. He got started in acting in 2012 by doing background work then moved on to stand in and photo double as well body double work....
29. Rachel Weisz
Actress | The Constant Gardener
Rachel Hannah Weisz was born on 7 March, 1970, in London, U.K., to Edith Ruth (Teich), a psychoanalyst, and George Weisz, an inventor. Her parents both came to England around 1938. Her father is a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, and her mother, from Vienna, was of Italian and Austrian Jewish heritage. ...
Actress | The Theory of Everything
Abigail Cruttenden was born on March 23, 1968 in West London, England as Abigail Lucy Cruttenden. She is an actress, known for The Theory of Everything (2014), Await Further Instructions (2018) and Sharpe's Waterloo (1997). She has been married to Jonathan R. Fraser since December 2003. She was ...
32. Susan Brady
Actress | Without a Paddle
Born in Dunedin, New Zealand, Susan has been acting professionally in Film, TV, Theatre, Voice Over, ADR And Looping since 1989. Highlights for her in the theater world were The Baker's Wife in 'Into The Woods', Squeaky Fromme in 'Assassins', Maura in "Milo's Wake' and in 2004 and 2005 'The Women' ...
34. Cesar Chavez
Actor | The Legacy of Cesar Chavez
Cesar Chavez was born on March 31, 1927 in Yuma, Arizona, USA as Cesario Estrada Chavez. He was an actor, known for The Legacy of Cesar Chavez (2009), Good Night America (1973) and The Fight in the Fields (1997). He was married to Helen Chavez. He died on April 23, 1993 in San Luis, Arizona.
35. Bruce Willis
Actor | Die Hard
Actor and musician Bruce Willis is well known for playing wisecracking or hard-edged characters, often in spectacular action films. Collectively, he has appeared in films that have grossed in excess of $2.5 billion USD, placing him in the top ten stars in terms of box office receipts.
Walter Bruce ...
36. Will Yun Lee
Actor | Altered Carbon
Will Yun Lee was born in Arlington, Virginia, to Jung Ja Lee and Soo Won Lee, who had recently emigrated from Korea. He was raised by both immediate and extended family and moved often, exposed to life on the tough Bronx streets and idyllic Hawaiian beaches. By his teens he was living in the San ...
37. Chick Bernhard
Stunts | The Next Three Days
Chick was born into a family with showbiz roots going back several generations. His lifelong ambition was to follow in the footsteps of his stuntman grandfather Chick Yelton. He started his film career as a small child doing print work and as a paper boy on "The Jackie Gleason Show". Later Chick ...
42. David Thewlis
Actor | Naked
David Thewlis was born David Wheeler in 1963 in Blackpool, Lancashire, to Maureen (Thewlis) and Alec Raymond Wheeler, and lived with his parents above their combination wallpaper and toy shop during his childhood. Originally, he came to London with his band Door 66, however he changed his plans and...
43. Kit Connor
Kit Connor is a British actor who started when he was 8. His first film role was the lead of Tom in Get Santa in 2014. Other roles include Boy in Mr Holmes and Simon Crowhurst in The Mercy. Most recently he plays Eli Ramsey in The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.
His TV work includes ...
46. Jack Hill
Jack Hill grew up around movies--his father was a designer for the Disney studios and Warner Brothers. He went to the University of California to study film, where he was a classmate of Francis Ford Coppola--they worked together on student productions and later both apprenticed with Roger Corman, ...
47. Rolf Lassgård
Actor | En man som heter Ove
He started acting school in Malmö and went from there to the Skånska Teatern in Landskrona, performing in plays by Shakespeare or Brecht. He made a breakthrough as Puck in William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer's Night Dream'. He also met his wife Birgitta there. The 1990s meant a lot of work in front ...
Actor | Death Note
Kenichi Matsuyama was born in Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture. In 2001, Matsuyama started his career modeling and the following year made his debut as an actor landing a small role in the NTV drama Gokusen (2002). In 2003, Matsuyama made his film debut in a supporting role in Bright Future (2002). His ...
49. Taya Calicetto
Actress | Martian Child
Taya Calicetto has been working in TV and film since the age of 4 years old. Not only is she a great actress but also a world class dancer. Taya has represented Canada in the World Dance Championships in Portugal as the youngest dancer in the world and received Gold. She enjoys her dancing, acting ...
54. Vanessa Williams
Actress | Ugly Betty
Vanessa Lynn Williams was born in Millwood, New York, to Helen L. (Tinch) and Milton Augustine Williams, Jr., both music teachers. Vanessa and her brother grew up in suburban New York in comfortable surroundings. Vanessa sang and danced in school productions and signed her high school yearbook with...
57. Hope Davis
Actress | American Splendor
Davis, second of three children, was born in Englewood, New Jersey, the daughter of Joan, a librarian (at one time, for the elementary section of Elisabeth Morrow School), and William Davis, an engineer. Davis has described her mother as a "great storyteller" who would take Davis and her siblings ...
58. Alan Tudyk
Actor | Rogue One
Alan Tudyk was born in El Paso, Texas, and grew up in Plano, where he attended Plano Sr. High. In 1990, he went on to study drama at Lon Morris Jr. College. While there, he was awarded the Academic Excellence Award for Drama. He was also named Most Likely to Succeed and Sophomore Beau. During this ...
59. Amy Smart
Actress | Just Friends
Amy Smart was born in Topanga Canyon, California, to Judy, who worked at a museum, and John Boden Smart, a salesman. She has German, English, and Irish ancestry.
Smart was a relatively new arrival when she first gained notice for her supporting roles in the 1999 hit teen films Varsity Blues (1999) ...
62. Rollo Weeks
Actor | The Little Vampire
Rollo Weeks was born on March 20, 1987 in Chichester, West Sussex, UK. He is the son of Robin and Susan Weeks, and the brother of Honeysuckle Weeks and Perdita Weeks (also actors). His name means 'famous wolf' after his family's most traceable ancestor (a viking). He has been acting since the age of...
63. Emilio Fernández
Writer | La perla
Emilio "El Indio" FernÃ¡ndez Romo is the most famous person in the history of Mexican movies. For an era he symbolized Mexico due to his violent machismo, rooted in the Revolution of 1910-17, and because of his staunch commitment to Mexican cultural nationalism. Sired by an ethnic Caucasian father ...
64. Lily Collins
Actress | The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
Lily Jane Collins was born in Guildford, Surrey, England. Her father is English musician Phil Collins, while her mother, Jill Tavelman, who is from Los Angeles, California, was president of the Beverly Hills Women's Club for three terms. Lily moved with her mother to LA at the age of five, after ...
Actor | The Light in the Shadows
Robert Edward Healy, III, a Pittsburgh native, is a professor of journalism at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. He graduated from Duquesne in both 2006 (master's) and 2005 (bachelor's).
Before returning to Pittsburgh and becoming the editor of the Baldwin-Whitehall Patch from December 2010 to ...
66. Queen Latifah
Actress | Chicago
Often considered hip-hop's first lady (though some would attribute that to Roxanne Shanté), the woman behind the moniker Queen Latifah was born Dana Elaine Owens on March 18, 1970, in East Orange, New Jersey. She is the daughter of Rita (Bray), a teacher, and Lancelot Owens, Sr. She came from a ...
67. Haing S. Ngor
Actor | The Killing Fields
Haing S. Ngor was a native of Cambodia, and before the war was a physician (obstetrics) and medical officer in the Cambodian army. He became a captive of the Khmer Rouge during the and was imprisoned and tortured; in order to escape execution he denied being a doctor or having an education. He ...
68. Brenda Strong
Actress | Starship Troopers
Brenda Strong may be best known for her seminal acting and voice portrayal of "Mary Alice Young" on Desperate Housewives (2004), but this two-time Emmy-nominated and SAG Award-winning actress has had a long and endearing film and television career. Graduating with a degree in Musical Theatre from ...
72. Gary Sinise
Actor | Forrest Gump
Gary Alan Sinise was born in Blue Island, Illinois, to Mylles S. (Alsip) and Robert L. Sinise, A.C.E., a film editor. He is of Italian (from his paternal grandfather), English, Scottish, Irish, French, German, and Swedish ancestry. His family moved to Highland Park, where he attended high school. ...
73. Elise Neal
Actress | Hustle & Flow
Elise Neal was born in Memphis, Tennessee and began dancing at age six. She credits her success to her mother, Arletha Neal, who always supported her and drove her to many talent shows and recitals. After moving to New York and quickly booking many off-Broadway shows and musical revivals, she ...
75. Matthew Marsden
Actor | Resident Evil: Extinction
British actor/singer/Producer Matthew Marsden began his acting career in the UK and rose to stardom from his role on the long-running ITV series Coronation Street (1960), as Chris Collins. He left the show to pursue a music and acting career in the US and hasn't looked back since.
Since moving to ...
80. Leslie Mann
Actress | Knocked Up
Leslie Jean Mann was born in San Francisco, California. She was raised in Newport Beach, California by her mother, Janet Ann Ayres. At the age of seventeen, she launched her career, appearing in various TV commercials.
Her screen break came when she was cast as Nurse Mary in the short-lived Birdland...
81. Sterling Knight
Actor | 17 Again
Sterling Knight was born and raised in Houston, Texas, who discovered his passion for acting at an early age of 10. He appeared on various plays through out his school years and had his big film break as a supporting role on 17 Again (2009) as Alex O'Donnell. In his first leading television role, ...
82. Melissa Ordway
Actress | 17 Again
Melissa Ordway was born on March 31, 1983 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Melissa Pam Ordway. She is an actress, known for 17 Again (2009), A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011) and Ted (2012). She has been married to Justin Gaston since September 22, 2012. They have two children.
84. Erik Knudsen
Actor | Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Knudsen has appeared in several movies and guest appearances, mostly in Canada. In 2003, he started playing the lead role, "Donovan MacKay", in the children's comedy series, Mental Block. He also starred in Saw II as Daniel Matthews and as Dale Turner in Jericho, which premiered in September of ...
85. LisaGay Hamilton
Actress | True Crime
Lisa's mother, Tina, is a retired social worker. Her late father, Ira, worked as an engineer and then went into business as a general contractor. A sister, Heidi, is a lawyer. Lisa started acting as a child and played Flip Wilson in a 3rd grade performance. During junior high, she started traveling...
87. Jane March
Actress | L'amant
March was born Jane March Horwood in Edgware, London. Her father, Bernard Horwood, is a secondary school teacher of English and Spanish ancestry. Her mother, Jean, is Vietnamese and Chinese. March has one brother.
At age 14, March won a local "Become a Model" contest. She signed with Storm Model ...
88. Bud Cort
Actor | Harold and Maude
Bud Cort, American actor/comedian, was born Walter Edward Cox in New Rochelle, New York. The second of five children, he grew up in Rye, New York, the son of Joseph P. Cox, an orchestra leader, pianist, and owner of a successful men's clothing store in Rye, and Alma M. Court a former newspaper and ...
Actor | Coyote Ugly
Starting his career in investment banking in England, Paul Davis-Miller was one of six graduates recruited as an International officer of the Hong Kong Shanghai Bank serving in Borneo, London, and South East Asia, before gaining a scholarship in film producing with the Australian Film & Television ...
90. Johnny Knoxville
Writer | Bad Grandpa
Johnny Knoxville was born on March 11, 1971 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Philip John Clapp. He is a writer and producer, known for Bad Grandpa (2013), The Dukes of Hazzard (2005) and The Ringer (2005). He has been married to Naomi Nelson since September 24, 2010. They have two children. He was ...
91. Paul Ronan
Actor | The Devil's Own
Paul Ronan was born on March 21, 1965 in Manchester, England as Paul Anthony Ronan. He is an actor and producer, known for The Devil's Own (1997), How I Live Now (2013) and Rebel Heart (2001). He has been married to Monica Ronan since 1992. They have one child.
92. Julia Stiles
Actress | 10 Things I Hate About You
Julia O'Hara Stiles was born on March 28, 1981 in New York City, the outgoing daughter of a Greenwich Village artist mother, Judith Newcomb Stiles, and an elementary school teacher father, John O'Hara. She is the eldest of three children, and has Irish, English, and German ancestry. Encouraged to ...
95. Jamie Bell
Actor | Billy Elliot
Jamie Bell was born in 1986 in Billingham, England, UK, to Eileen (Matfin) and John Bell, a toolmaker. He comes from a family of dancers including his grandmother, mother, aunt, and sister. It was at his sister's dance practices that he would stand outside the door and imitate the movements of the ...
98. Tom O'Rourke
Actor | United 93
Thomas O'Rourke was a war baby, born in New York City in Greenwich Village. He was raised in Indiana,until his parents divorced and he returned to New York City's Upper Westside to live with his grandparents. He was ambitious and hardworking even at this young age. To help out with expenses, he ...
99. Wei Zhao
Actress | Chi bi
Wei Zhao was born in Wuhu, Anhui province. She is the second child of her family. Because she is the only girl, Zhao's father named her Wei, literally "Rose". Her father was a senior engineer, her mother was a music teacher.
After filming A Soul Haunted By Painting (1994) as a figurant, Wei Zhao was...