Heavy people in the public eye

by leyenda61 | created - 18 Mar 2016 | updated - 18 Jul 2016 | Public

1. Jon Bailey

Actor | Prelude to Transformers: Combiner Wars

Professional voice actor since 2009 in 3,000+ trailers, promos, ads, video games, animation, toys, reality shows, documentaries, ADR soundalikes, sizzle reels & digital media. Notable roles include Transformers: Combiner Wars, XCOM, Dishonored 2, Halo Wars 2, Graveyard Carz, Clone Wars & the ...

2. Craig Robinson

Actor | This Is the End

Craig Robinson was born on October 25, 1971 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Craig Phillip Robinson. He is an actor, known for This Is the End (2013), Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) and Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015).

3. Larry 'Jazz' Anthony

Actor | Keith Sweat's Platinum House

Jazz (born Larry Eugene Anthony, Jr. on April 23, 1977 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an African-American R&B singer. He is best known as a member of the successful R&B group Dru Hill, serving as second lead singer for the group.

During Dru Hill's 1999 - 2002 hiatus, Jazz recorded a traditional R&B solo...

4. Prince Be

Soundtrack | The Tuxedo

Prince Be was born on May 15, 1970 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Attrell Cordes. He was married to Mary Sierra. He died on June 17, 2016 in New Jersey.

5. James 'Buster' Douglas

Actor | The Wager

James 'Buster' Douglas was born on April 7, 1960 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He is an actor, known for The Wager (2020), From Gettysburg to Baghdad (2018) and Pluto's Plight (2002). He has been married to Bertha M. Paige since July 2, 1987. They have three children.

6. Lavell Crawford

Actor | Breaking Bad

Lavell Crawford is an actor and writer, known for Breaking Bad (2008), American Ultra (2015) and The Ridiculous 6 (2015). He is married to DeShawn. They have one child.

7. Ruben Studdard

Soundtrack | American Idol: The Search for a Superstar

Ruben Studdard was born on September 12, 1978 in Frankfurt, West Germany as Christopher Ruben Studdard. He was previously married to Surata Zuri McCants.

8. Biz Markie

Actor | Men in Black II

Biz Markie was born on April 8, 1964 in Harlem, New York, USA as Marcel Theo Hall. He is an actor, known for Men in Black II (2002), The Wackness (2008) and Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012).

9. Jamal Woolard

Actor | Notorious

Jamal Woolard is an actor, known for Notorious (2009), All Eyez on Me (2017) and Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003).

10. Steven Seagal

Actor | On Deadly Ground

Steven Seagal is a striking and somewhat boyishly handsome (often with ponytail) action star who burst onto the martial arts film scene in 1988 in the fast-paced Warner Bros. film Above the Law (1988).

Steven Frederic Seagal was born in Lansing, Michigan, to Patricia Anne (Fisher), a medical ...

11. Rebel Wilson

Actress | Pitch Perfect

Rebel Wilson was born in Sydney, Australia. She trained at the Australian Theatre for Young People and at Second City in the US. After a successful stage and television career in Australia, this writer/actress/producer now focuses on feature film projects in the United States and is perhaps most ...

12. Melissa McCarthy

Actress | The Heat

Melissa McCarthy was born in Plainfield, Illinois, to Sandra and Michael McCarthy, and was raised on her family's corn and soybean farm. She began her performing career as a stand-up comedian in New York where she appeared at the famous clubs, Stand Up New York and The Improv. She worked on her ...

13. The Notorious B.I.G.

Soundtrack | Bad Boys

Christopher Wallace, a.k.a. Biggie Smalls, was born on May 21, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the son of Jamaican parents, Voletta Wallace, a pre-school teacher, and George Latore, a welder and small-time politician. He was raised in the poor Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant. ...

14. Jack Black

Actor | The School of Rock

Jack Black was born Thomas Jacob Black in Santa Monica, California, to Judith Love (Cohen) and Thomas William Black, both satellite engineers. He is of British-German (father) and Russian Jewish (mother) ancestry. Black attended the University of California at Los Angeles. While at UCLA, he was a ...

15. Ralphie May

Actor | For da Love of Money

Ralphie May was born on February 17, 1972 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Ralph Duren May. He was a writer and actor, known for For da Love of Money (2002), Whoopi (2003) and Cubed (2009). He was married to Lahna Turner. He died on October 6, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

16. Gabourey Sidibe

Actress | Precious

Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe, the star of Precious (2009), was born in the Bedford-Stuyvesant community in Brooklyn, New York. Her mother, Alice Tan Ridley, is a former special education teacher who gave up her career and became a street performer/singer, while her father, Ibnou Sidibe, is a cab driver....

17. Quinton Aaron

Actor | The Blind Side

Quinton Aaron is best known for his portrayal of Michael Oher, aka Big Mike, alongside Oscar winner Sandra Bullock, in the Academy Award winning hit movie, The Blind Side (2009), which has grossed over $300 million in U.S. box office alone.

Aaron has guest-starred on many television shows including ...

18. Nick Mundy

Actor | Our RoboCop Remake

Nick Mundy is an actor and writer, known for Our RoboCop Remake (2014), The Last 10 Seconds of Lost (2010) and Girls Trip (2017).

19. Artie Lange

Actor | MADtv

Arthur Steven Lange grew up a child of a middle class family in Union, New Jersey. At Union High School, Lange excelled in baseball, becoming an All County third baseman. Working long afternoons with his loving contractor father, Artie developed a comical view of social classes, and his place in ...

20. Jamal Mixon

Actor | The Nutty Professor

Jamal Mixon was born on June 17, 1983. He is an actor, known for The Nutty Professor (1996), Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000) and Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009).

21. Erick Sermon

Soundtrack | Die Hard with a Vengeance

One half of the legendary hip hop duo EPMD. In 1992 Erick went solo and has maintained a strong career as a producer and mc. He has guided the careers of Redman and Keith Murray and the the three form the Def Squad. Erick is considered a legend in the Hip Hop Community.

22. Jerod Mixon

Actor | Me, Myself & Irene

Jerod Mixon was born on May 24, 1981 in Port Hueneme, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Me, Myself & Irene (2000), Old School (2003) and The New Guy (2002).

23. Kevin Heffernan

Actor | Super Troopers

Kevin Heffernan was born on May 25, 1968 in West Haven, Connecticut, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Super Troopers (2001), Beerfest (2006) and Club Dread (2004).

24. Guerilla Black

Soundtrack | Into the Blue

Guerilla Black was born in 1977 in Joliet, Illinois, USA.

25. 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,...

26. Bizarre

Soundtrack | Bad Company

Bizarre was born on June 4, 1976 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Rufus Johnson.

27. 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).

28. Kevin Smith

Producer | Clerks

Kevin Patrick Smith was born in Red Bank but grew up in Highlands, New Jersey, the son of Grace (Schultz) and Donald E. Smith, a postal worker. He is very proud of his native state; this fact can be seen in all of his movies. Kevin is of mostly German, with some Irish and English, ancestry.

His ...

29. Peter Jackson

Producer | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Peter Jackson was born as an only child in a small coast-side town in New Zealand in 1961. When a friend of his parents bought him a super 8 movie camera (because she saw how much he enjoyed taking photos), the then eight-year-old Peter instantly grabbed the thing to start recording his own movies,...

30. Guillermo del Toro

Writer | El laberinto del fauno

Guillermo del Toro was born October 9, 1964 in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico. Raised by his Catholic grandmother, del Toro developed an interest in filmmaking in his early teens. Later, he learned about makeup and effects from the legendary Dick Smith (The Exorcist (1973)) and worked on making his ...

31. Alex Proyas

Director | Dark City

Alex Proyas has moved effortlessly between helming TV commercials and music videos to feature films. Born to Greek parents in Egypt, Proyas relocated to Australia with his family when he was three years old. He began making films at age ten and went on to attend the Australian Film Television and ...

32. Louie Anderson

Writer | Life with Louie

Iconic comedian Louie Anderson, the three-time Emmy®-Award winner, is one of the country's most recognized and adored comics; named by Comedy Central as "One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time." His career has spanned more than 30 years. He is a best selling author, star of his own ...

33. Bob Sapp

Actor | The Longest Yard

Robert Malcolm "Bob" Sapp born September 22, 1973] is an American professional wrestler, actor, comedian and former American football player best known for his career as a kick boxer and mixed martial artist. He is under contract with Rizin Fighting Federation. Sapp has a combined fight record of ...

34. Chi McBride

Actor | I, Robot

Chi McBride was born on September 23, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Kenneth McBride. He is an actor and producer, known for I, Robot (2004), Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000) and The Terminal (2004).

35. CeeLo Green

Soundtrack | Hotel Transylvania

CeeLo Green was born on May 30, 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Thomas DeCarlo Callaway. He was previously married to Christina Johnson.

36. Mick Foley

Self | Mick Foley's Greatest Hits & Misses: A Life in Wrestling

Michael Francis Foley was born on June 7th, 1965, in Long Island, New York. Nicknamed Mick by his father, a lifelong Yankees and Mickey Mantle fan, he attended college in upstate New York, he hitchiked to New York City to see a wrestling match between Jimmy Snuka (Jimmy Snuka) and Don Muraco that ...



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