Behind the Camera

by gleekout29 | created - 6 months ago | updated - 1 day ago | Public

People who’ve worked behind the camera. Producer, Director, Writer, and Creator, I also added some stunts and a few other things

1. Candice Bergen

Actress | Murphy Brown

One cool, eternally classy lady, Candice Bergen was elegantly poised for trendy "ice princess" stardom when she first arrived on the '60s screen, but she gradually reshaped that débutante image in the '70s, both on- and off-camera. A staunch, outspoken feminist with a decisive edge, she went on to ...

2. Lori Petty

Actress | Tank Girl

After this feisty, kinetic, highly offbeat actress from Chattanooga, Tennessee, broke into TV in the 1980s, she immediately set herself apart from the norm with the mini-movie Bates Motel (1987). This rather inauspicious beginning would also set Lori Petty off on a career as a fighter and a misfit,...

3. Scott Michael Campbell

Actor | Brokeback Mountain

Scott Michael Campbell was born on August 14, 1971 in Missoula, Montana, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Brokeback Mountain (2005), Shameless (2011) and Flight of the Phoenix (2004).

4. Christina Vidal

Actress | Life with Mikey

Christina Vidal was born on November 18, 1981 in Whitestone, Queens, New York, USA as Christina Marie Vidal. She is an actress, known for Life with Mikey (1993), See No Evil (2006) and Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995).

5. Vernee Watson

Actress | The Kid

Vernee Watson was born on January 14, 1954 in North Trenton, New Jersey, USA as Vernee Christell Watson. She is an actress, known for The Kid (2000), Christmas with the Kranks (2004) and Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993).

6. A.J. Trauth

Actor | Even Stevens

AJ Trauth was born on September 14, 1986, in Chicago, Illinois. His acting career began when he landed the role of Ben in Search for the Jewel of Polaris: Mysterious Museum (1999) at the age of 13. Soon after this, AJ starred as Alan Twitty in the Disney Channel series Even Stevens (2000). He has ...

7. Jaleel White

Actor | Family Matters

Jaleel White was born on November 27, 1976 in Pasadena, California, USA as Jaleel Ahmad White. He is an actor and writer, known for Family Matters (1989), Big Fat Liar (2002) and Sonic the Hedgehog (1993).

8. Heather McComb

Actress | Ray Donovan

Heather McComb was born on March 2, 1977 in Barnegat, New Jersey, USA as Heather Ann McComb. She is an actress and producer, known for Ray Donovan (2013), All the Real Girls (2003) and The Event (2010). She was previously married to James Van Der Beek.

9. Kevin Zegers

Actor | Transamerica

Kevin Joseph Zegers started acting at the tender age of six. He has starred in more than 40 films, including Air Bud (1997), Dawn of the Dead (2004), and Transamerica (2005), and has also appeared in several modeling campaigns.

Kevin was born in Woodstock, Ontario, to Mary-Ellen (Veldman), a teacher...

10. Deidre Hall

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Deidre Hall has emerged as one of America's most beloved actresses, who delighted her fans in August 1991, when she returned to NBC-TV's number one daytime program, Days of Our Lives (1965). Hall created the role of "Dr. Marlena Evans" in 1976, a character whose popularity has created a furor and a...

11. Alison Sweeney

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Alison Sweeney was born on September 19, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Alison Jane Sweeney. She is an actress and producer, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery (2015) and Murder, She Baked: A Deadly Recipe (2016). She has been married to ...

12. Sarah Paulson

Actress | 12 Years a Slave

Sarah Paulson was born on December 17, 1974 in Tampa, Florida, to Catharine Gordon (Dolcater) and Douglas Lyle Paulson II. She spent most of her early years in New York and Maine, before settling in Manhattan to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the High School for Performing Arts. ...

13. Ellen Pompeo

Actress | Grey's Anatomy

Ellen Kathleen Pompeo was born in Everett, Massachusetts, to Kathleen B. (O'Keefe) and Joseph E. Pompeo, a salesman. She is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, and some English, ancestry.

Pompeo made her major studio screen debut in Brad Silberling's Moonlight Mile (2002), starring ...

14. Shannen Doherty

Actress | Mallrats

Shannen Doherty was born in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, on April 12, 1971, to Rosa (Wright) and John Doherty. Her father worked in a bank, while her mother owned a beauty parlor. She has an older brother, Sean. Her ancestry includes Irish, English, Scottish, and remote French. In 1978, at the tender ...

15. Fraser Brown

Producer | McLaren

Fraser is an award-winning creative producer and one of New Zealand's leading screen actors. Graduating Toi Whakaari - NZ Drama School in 2001 Fraser continues to work extensively in film, television and theatre featuring in some of New Zealand's most significant drama including "The Insiders Guide...

16. Ron Oliver

Director | Grand-Daddy Day Care

Emmy-nominated director/writer/producer/composer Ron Oliver started his career with the cult hit Prom Night II (1987)--called "the Blue Velvet (1986) of high school horror movies" by the Los Angeles Times--and since then has directed and/or written award-winning theatrical feature films and ...

17. Robert Gant

Actor | 13 Reasons Why

With several decades of wide-ranging credits to his name, Robert Gant has become a well known actor and participant both in Hollywood and abroad. From television to film, dramatic to comedic, his portrayals have spanned all genres. In one of his most well known roles, Robert starred as Professor ...

18. Michael DeCarlo

Director | Rogue

Michael DeCarlo was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is a director and writer, known for Rogue (2013), Across the River to Motor City (2007) and Queer as Folk (2000).

20. John Redmann

Producer | The Talk

Nine-time Emmy Award-winner John Redmann launched and serves as Executive Producer of "The Talk" on CBS, in it's 8th season. The show is hosted by Julie Chen, Sharon Osbourne, Eve, Sara Gilbert and Sheryl Underwood. Redmann's two Emmy wins for "The Talk" are for Outstanding Talk show (2016) and ...

21. Brad Falchuk

Writer | Glee

Brad Falchuk is a writer and producer, known for Glee (2009), American Horror Story (2011) and Pose (2018). He has been married to Gwyneth Paltrow since September 29, 2018. He was previously married to Suzanne Bukinik.

22. Eric Stoltz

Actor | Pulp Fiction

Eric Cameron Stoltz is a theater-trained actor and producer who has starred in both independent and studio films. He was born on September 30, 1961 in Whittier, California, to Evelyn Vawter, a violinist and schoolteacher, and Jack Stoltz, an elementary school teacher. He has German, English, and ...

23. Ryan Murphy

Writer | Glee

Ryan Murphy was born on November 9, 1965 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Glee (2009), American Horror Story (2011) and Eat Pray Love (2010). He has been married to David Miller since July 4, 2012. They have two children.

24. Tate Donovan

Actor | Argo

Tate Buckley Donovan began making television appearances while still in his teens, most often cast as angst-ridden high schoolers in such made-for-TV films such as Not My Kid (1985) and Nutcracker: Money, Madness & Murder (1987).

Donovan was born to a large family in Tenafly, New Jersey, the son...

25. Joss Whedon

Writer | Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Joss Whedon is the middle of five brothers - his younger brothers are Jed Whedon and Zack Whedon. Both his father, Tom Whedon and his grandfather, John Whedon were successful television writers. Joss' mother, Lee Stearns, was a history teacher and she also wrote novels as Lee Whedon. Whedon was ...

26. Matthew Morrison

Actor | Glee

It took a summer of acting in a children's theater group to convince Matthew Morrison that he wanted to become an actor. He auditioned and attended Orange County High School of the Arts, and followed that with NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, although he didn't enjoy his college foray. Despite a ...

27. Ian Brennan

Writer | Glee

Ian Brennan is a writer and producer, known for Glee (2009), Scream Queens (2015) and Cooties (2014). He has been married to Trilby Glover since September 4, 2016. They have two children.

28. Chris Colfer

Actor | Struck by Lightning

Chris Colfer is a very talented actor and vocalist who was born on May 27, 1990 in Fresno, California, USA as Christopher Paul Colfer. He is an actor, known for Glee (2009-2015), Struck by Lightning (2012), and The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell. His break out role was as Kurt Hummel in Glee, ...

29. Kristin Davis

Actress | Sex and the City 2

Kristin Lee Davis was born on February 23, 1965 in Boulder, Colorado. An only child, her parents divorced when she was a baby. She was adopted by her stepfather, psychology professor Keith Davis, after he married her mother, Dorothy, a university data analyst, in 1968. Early in her childhood, ...

30. Michael Patrick King

Producer | Sex and the City 2

Michael Patrick King was born on September 14, 1954 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Sex and the City 2 (2010), Sex and the City (1998) and Sex and the City (2008).

31. Darren Star

Writer | Sex and the City

Darren Star was born on July 25, 1961 in Potomac, Maryland, USA as Darren Bennett Star. He is a writer and producer, known for Sex and the City (1998), Younger (2015) and Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990).

32. Candace Bushnell

Writer | Sex and the City 2

Candace Bushnell was born on December 1, 1958 in Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for Sex and the City 2 (2010), Sex and the City (2008) and Sex and the City (1998).

33. Shonda Rhimes

Writer | Grey's Anatomy

Shonda Rhimes was born on January 13, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Shonda Lynn Rhimes. She is a writer and producer, known for Grey's Anatomy (2005), Scandal (2012) and Crossroads (2002).

34. Anson Mount

Actor | Crossroads

Anson is an American actor, born in Mount Prospect, IL and grew up in White Bluff, Tennessee. His mother is Nancy Smith, a former professional golfer. His father Anson Adams Mount II was one of the original contributing editors to Playboy magazine. Anson has an older brother Anson Adams III and a ...

35. Dorothy Lyman

Actress | Blow

Dorothy Lyman was born on April 18, 1947 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Dorothy Brightwell Lyman. She is an actress and director, known for Blow (2001), All My Children (1970) and Mama's Family (1983). She was previously married to Vincent Malle and John Tillinger.

36. Angela Bassett

Actress | Strange Days

Captivating, gifted, and sensational, Angela Bassett's presence has been felt in theaters and on stages and television screens throughout the world. Angela Evelyn Bassett was born on August 16, 1958 in New York City, to Betty Jane (Gilbert), a social worker, and Daniel Benjamin Bassett, a ...

37. Tim Minear

Producer | American Horror Story

Mr. Minear came to "The X Files" in 1998 after serving successfully as executive story editor on "Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman." His episode credits on "Lois and Clark" include "Brutal Youth," "Twas the Night Before Mxymas," "Meet John Doe" and "I've Got You Under My Skin". Prior ...

38. Jennifer Salt

Actress | Midnight Cowboy

Jennifer Salt was born on September 4, 1944 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is a producer and actress, known for Midnight Cowboy (1969), Soap (1977) and American Horror Story (2011). She was previously married to David Greenberg.

39. Denis O'Hare

Actor | Dallas Buyers Club

Denis O'Hare was born on January 17, 1962 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Denis Patrick Seamus O'Hare. He is an actor, known for Dallas Buyers Club (2013), Milk (2008) and Garden State (2004). He has been married to Hugo Redwood since July 28, 2011. They have one child.

40. Jessica Lange

Actress | Tootsie

Jessica Lange was born in 1949, in Cloquet, Minnesota, USA, where her father worked as a traveling salesman. She obtained a scholarship to study art at the University of Minnesota, but instead went to Paris to study drama. She moved to New York, working as a model, until producer Dino De Laurentiis...

41. James Franco

Actor | 127 Hours

Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks (1999), James Franco was born April 19, 1978 in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, a writer, artist, and actress, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. His mother is Jewish and his father was of ...

42. Susan Flannery

Actress | The Towering Inferno

Susan Flannery was born on July 31, 1939 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. She is an actress and director, known for The Towering Inferno (1974), The Bold and the Beautiful (1987) and Days of Our Lives (1965).

43. Darin Brooks

Actor | Blue Mountain State

Darin Brooks was born on May 27, 1984 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Darin Lee Brooks. He is an actor and writer, known for Blue Mountain State (2010), Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland (2016) and The Bold and the Beautiful (1987). He has been married to Kelly Kruger since March 21, 2016.

44. Obba Babatundé

Actor | How High

Obba Babatundé is an actor, singer, dancer, director, writer and producer. Obba's breadth of work is known worldwide by audiences of all ages, and his face is one of the most recognizable in the entertainment industry. His career spans over 4 decades and he is a unique breed in today's industry as ...

45. Dwayne Johnson

Actor | Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California. He is the son of Ata Johnson (born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and professional wrestler Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles). His father, from Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada, is black (of Black ...

46. Troy Garity

Actor | Ballers

Troy Garity is an actor known for his diverse body of work. Though his breakout film performance came when he starred opposite Bruce Willis, Cate Blanchett and Billy Bob Thorton in Barry Levinson's "Bandits", he is perhaps best known for his role as Isaac in the "Barbershop" film franchise. A role ...

47. David Katzenberg

Producer | It

David Katzenberg was born on March 22, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a producer and director, known for It (2017), Ballers (2015) and The Goldbergs (2013).

48. John David Washington

Actor | BlacKkKlansman

John David Washington was born on July 28, 1984 in the USA. He is an actor and producer, known for BlacKkKlansman (2018), The Book of Eli (2010) and Ballers (2015).

49. Vicki Lawrence

Actress | The Carol Burnett Show

Famed actress, comedian, singer, and dancer Vicki Lawrence has appeared in television shows, and in nightclubs. Her career included shows with such popular actors as Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, and Tim Conway.

Lawrence was born Vicki Ann Axelrad in Inglewood, California, to Ann Alene (Loyd) and ...

50. Jason Priestley

Actor | Beverly Hills, 90210

Jason Priestley was born on August 28, 1969 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Jason Bradford Priestley. He is an actor and producer, known for Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), Call Me Fitz (2010) and Cas & Dylan (2013). He has been married to Naomi Lowde-Priestley since May 14, 2005. They ...

51. Jonathan Taylor Thomas

Actor | The Lion King

Jonathan Taylor Thomas was born Jonathan Taylor Weiss on September 8, 1981 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, to Claudine (Gonsalves) and Stephen Weiss. He has an older brother, Joel, and has Pennsylvania Dutch (German) and Portuguese ancestry. Growing up, he liked the music group Boyz II Men, and his ...

52. Jonathan Bennett

Self | Cake Wars

Jonathan David Bennett was born in Rossford, Ohio, to RuthAnne (Mason) and Dr. David Paul Bennett. 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 ...

53. Chandra Wilson

Actress | Grey's Anatomy

Houston, Texas native Chandra Wilson began performing in musicals at the age of five with Theatre Under the Stars. She attended Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, and later went on to acquire her BFA in Drama from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts through which she spent four ...

54. Sara Ramirez

Actress | Grey's Anatomy

Sara Ramirez was born on August 31, 1975 in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico. She is an actress, known for Grey's Anatomy (2005), You've Got Mail (1998) and Spider-Man (2002). She has been married to Ryan DeBolt since July 4, 2012.

55. Brendan Fraser

Actor | The Mummy

Brendan James Fraser was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Canadian parents Carol Mary (Genereux), a sales counselor, and Peter Fraser, a journalist and travel executive. He is of Irish, Scottish, German, Czech, and French-Canadian ancestry. As his parents frequently moved, Brendan can claim ...

56. Dolly Parton

Soundtrack | The Porter Wagoner Show

Dolly Rebecca Parton was born on January 19, 1946, one of 12 children of Robert Lee Parton, a tobacco farmer, and Avie Lee Parton (née Owens). Dolly grew up on a run-down farm in Locust Ridge, Tennessee. At 12, she was appearing on Knoxville TV and, at 13, she was already recording on a small label...

57. Sissy Spacek

Actress | In the Bedroom

As a kid, Sissy Spacek climbed trees, rode horses, swam, and played in the woods. She was born Mary Elizabeth Spacek on December 25, 1949, in Quitman, Texas, to Virginia Frances (Spilman) and Edwin Arnold Spacek, Sr., a county agricultural agent. Her father's family was of Czech and German origin.

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58. Tate Taylor

Director | The Help

Tate Taylor was born on June 3, 1969 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Help (2011), Winter's Bone (2010) and Pretty Ugly People (2008).

59. Kathryn Stockett

Writer | The Help

Kathryn Stockett was born as Kathryn R. Stockett. She was previously married to Keith Rogers.

60. Fannie Flagg

Writer | Fried Green Tomatoes

Fannie Flagg was born on September 21, 1944 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA as Patricia Neal. She is an actress and writer, known for Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), Grease (1978) and Five Easy Pieces (1970).

61. Nancy Lee Grahn

Actress | General Hospital

Nancy Lee Grahn was born on April 28, 1956 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for General Hospital (1963), Santa Barbara (1984) and Magnum, P.I. (1980).

62. Stephenie Meyer

Writer | The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

Stephenie born in Connecticut in 1973. Her family was settled in Phoenix by the time she was four. The unusual spelling of her name came from her father, Stephen ( + ie).

Stephenie went to high school in Scottsdale, Arizona. She was awarded a National Merit Scholarship, and she used it to pay her ...

63. Callie Khouri

Writer | Thelma & Louise

Raised in Texas and Kentucky by her doctor father and mother. Went to Purdue University to study landscape architecture but switched to drama. Moved to Nashville after college to be with her family before heading to Los Angeles in 1982 to study at the Strasburg Institute. Worked for a commercials ...

64. Charles Esten

Actor | Nashville

Charles Esten was born on September 9, 1965 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for Nashville (2012), The Postman (1997) and Swing Vote (2008). He has been married to Patty Esten since November 2, 1991. They have three children.

65. Connie Britton

Actress | American Ultra

Connie Britton began playing country music fading sensation Rayna Jaymes in Nashville (2012) after having wrapped production for the five season long Friday Night Lights (2006) alongside Kyle Chandler. She previously appeared in Universal's Friday Night Lights (2004) -the movie- directed by Peter ...

66. Eric Close

Actor | Without a Trace

Eric was born in Staten Island, New York, May 24th. His father is an orthopedic surgeon and his mother is an artist. Eric is the eldest of three brothers. His family moved to Indiana, then to Michigan and finally settled in San Diego when Eric was eight years old. He graduated with a B.A. in ...

67. Oliver Hudson

Actor | Walk of Shame

Oliver Hudson was born on September 7, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Oliver Rutledge Hudson. He is an actor, known for Walk of Shame (2014), Executive Decision (1996) and Black Christmas (2006). He has been married to Erinn Bartlett since June 9, 2006. They have three children.

68. Kimberly Williams-Paisley

Actress | Father of the Bride

Kimberly Williams-Paisley was born on September 14, 1971 in Rye, New York, USA as Kimberly Payne Williams. She is an actress and producer, known for Father of the Bride (1991), According to Jim (2001) and Shade (2006). She has been married to Brad Paisley since March 15, 2003. They have two ...

69. Scott Reeves

Actor | The Young and the Restless

Scott Reeves was born on May 16, 1966 in Delight, Arkansas, USA as Gregory Scott Reeves. He is an actor and composer, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989) and General Hospital (1963). He has been married to Melissa Reeves since March ...

70. Derek Krantz

Actor | Nashville

Derek Krantz is an actor and producer, known for Nashville (2012), A Walk in the Woods (2015) and Castle (2009).

71. Sam Claflin

Actor | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

English actor Sam Claflin was born in Ipswich, England, to Susan A. (Clarke), a classroom assistant, and Mark J. Claflin, a finance officer. As a child, he was football-mad, often going to see his favorite team, Norwich City. He was a talented footballer, playing for Norwich schools at city level ...

72. Doug Davidson

Actor | The Young and the Restless

Doug Davidson was born on October 24, 1954 in Glendale, California, USA as Douglas Donald Davidson. He is an actor and producer, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), I'll Take Manhattan (1987) and Season of Rage. He has been married to Cindy Fisher since May 27, 1984. They have two children.

73. Eric Braeden

Actor | The Young and the Restless

Eric Braeden is a German actor in America who began his career playing Nazis and eventually became a star of daytime soap operas. Born Hans Gudegast in Kiel, Germany, during the Second World War, he was a superb athlete who excelled in track-and-field events. As a teenager, he immigrated to the ...

74. Michelle Stafford

Actress | The Young and the Restless

Two-time Emmy (R) Award-winning actress Michelle Stafford stars in the #1-rated The Young and the Restless (1973), viewed by more than 20 million people every day in some 20 countries worldwide. Michelle joined the cast of "The Young and the Restless" in 1994 and has since developed her role of "...

75. Daniel Goddard

Actor | Dream Warrior

Daniel Goddard was born in Sydney, Australia. He was majoring in finance when he went into acting. He was in the soap opera Home and Away (1988). When he came to the USA, he did commercial modeling until he won the lead role, 'Dar' in BeastMaster (1999). He also starred in a motion picture called _...

76. Shemar Moore

Actor | Criminal Minds

Shemar Franklin Moore (born April 20, 1970) is an American actor and former fashion model. His notable roles are that of Malcolm Winters on The Young and the Restless from 1994 to 2005, Derek Morgan on CBS's Criminal Minds from 2005 to 2016, and as the third permanent host of Soul Train from 1999 ...

77. Michael Damian

Writer | Hot Tamale

With a prolific career both in front and behind the camera as well as in the recording studio, Michael Damian has starred on an award winning daytime drama, earned a #1 hit record on Billboard and been nominated for a Grammy for his starring turn on Broadway. He has also written and directed 12 ...

78. Steve Burton

Actor | General Hospital

Steve Burton was born on June 28, 1970 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as Jack Stephen Burton. He is an actor and director, known for General Hospital (1963), Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005) and The Last Castle (2001). He has been married to Sheree Gustin since January 16, 1999. They have ...

79. David Scott Lago

Actor | The Young and the Restless

David Scott Lago was born on January 18, 1979 in Downey, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), The Org and Hollywood Safari (1998).

80. Robert Adamson

Actor | It's Complicated

Robert Adamson was born on July 11, 1985 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA as Robert Gillespie Adamson IV. He is an actor and producer, known for It's Complicated (2009), Hollywood Heights (2012) and Jimmy (2015).

81. Orson Bean

Actor | Being John Malkovich

Orson Bean, the American actor, television personality and author, was born Dallas Frederick Burrows on July 22, 1928 in Burlington, Vermont to George Burrows, a policeman who later went on to become the chief of campus police at Harvard University, and the former Marian Pollard. The newborn Dallas...

82. Bradley Cooper

Actor | A Star Is Born

Bradley Charles Cooper was born on January 5, 1975 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His mother, Gloria (Campano), is of Italian descent, and worked for a local NBC station. His father, Charles John Cooper, who was of Irish descent, was a stockbroker. Immediately after Bradley graduated from the ...

83. Marla Sokoloff

Actress | The Practice

Born and raised in San Francisco, Marla Sokoloff moved to Los Angeles in 1994 and enrolled in the Los Angeles County High School of the Arts, where she studied theater and music. She won numerous awards and accolades for her singing, performing the national anthem at such high profile events as the...

84. Trenton Ducati

Actor | Thigh High

Trenton Ducati is an actor and director.

86. Carla Gugino

Actress | Watchmen

Carla Gugino was born in Sarasota, Florida, to Carl Gugino, an orthodontist. She is of Italian (father) and English-Irish (mother) ancestry. Gugino moved with her mother to Paradise, California, when Carla was just five years old. During her childhood, they moved many times within the state. But ...

87. Dustin Lance Black

Writer | Milk

Dustin Lance Black was born on June 10, 1974 in Sacramento, California, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Milk (2008), When We Rise (2017) and J. Edgar (2011). He has been married to Tom Daley since May 6, 2017. They have one child.

88. Vince Vaughn

Producer | The Break-Up

Vincent Anthony Vaughn was born on March 28, 1970, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, and was raised in Lake Forest, Illinois. His parents are Vernon Vaughn, a salesman and character actor, and Sharon Vaughn (née Sharon Eileen DePalmo), a real-estate agent and stockbroker. They divorced in 1991. He ...

89. Kevin James

Actor | Paul Blart: Mall Cop

Kevin James was born Kevin George Knipfing on April 26, 1965, in Mineola, New York, to Janet, an office worker, and Joseph Valentine Knipfing, Jr., an insurance agency owner. His father was of German descent.

James attended SUNY Cortland where he played fullback on the football team while majoring ...

90. James Augustus Lee

Actor | I Was There

James Augustus Lee was born in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for I Was There (2016), The Door (2018) and Gotham (2014).

91. Dan Futterman

Producer | Capote

Dan Futterman was born on June 8, 1967 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA as Daniel Paul Futterman. He is an actor and producer, known for Capote (2005), A Mighty Heart (2007) and The Birdcage (1996). He has been married to Anya Epstein since September 23, 2000. They have two children.

92. Bobby Campbell

A Star Is Born

Bobby Campbell is known for his work on A Star Is Born (2018), Gaga: Five Foot Two (2017) and Mindless Behavior: All Around the World (2013).

93. Neil Patrick Harris

Actor | How I Met Your Mother

Neil Patrick Harris was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 15, 1973. His parents, Sheila Gail (Scott) and Ronald Gene Harris, were lawyers and ran a restaurant. He grew up in Ruidoso, New Mexico, a small town 120 miles south of Albuquerque, where he first took up acting in the fourth grade. ...

94. Melissa Gilbert

Actress | Little House on the Prairie

Melissa Gilbert was born on May 8, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Melissa Ellen Gilbert. She is an actress and producer, known for Little House on the Prairie (1974), Guest Artist (2019) and Little House: Bless All the Dear Children (1984). She has been married to Timothy Busfield since ...

95. Fran Drescher

Writer | The Nanny

Francine Joy Drescher was born on September 30, 1957 in Flushing, Queens, New York, to Sylvia Drescher, a bridal consultant, and Mort Drescher, a naval systems analyst. Fran, as she is called, attended Hillcrest High school in New York with another now-famous name, Ray Romano. She was a studious ...

96. Dan Levy

Writer | Schitt's Creek

Daniel Levy began his television career as a co-host of MTV Canada's flagship show MTV Live and later co-wrote, co-hosted, and co-produced the critically acclaimed ratings hit The After Show and its various incarnations including The Hills: The After Show and The City: Live After Show. Levy also ...

97. Derek Hamilton

Actor | The Shack

Derek Hamilton was born in Northern New Brunswick where his grandfather was the village blacksmith. He was a celebrated athlete and played hockey as well as boxed. He held the Maritime Provinces Golden Gloves title in his teens and early twenties and fought in the Bon Ami Festival (Dalhousie, New ...

98. Miles Fisher

Actor | Mad Men

Born in Dallas, TX and raised in Washington DC, Fisher attended Harvard University where he was chosen by classmates to deliver the "Harvard Oration" speech for his commencement. After graduating, Fisher moved to Los Angeles where he resides.

Fisher first became noticed as an actor after several ...

99. Eli Roth

Producer | Cabin Fever

Eli Raphael Roth was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Cora (Bialis), a painter, and Sheldon H. Roth, a psychoanalyst, psychiatrist, and clinical professor. His family is Jewish (from Austria, Hungary, Russia, and Poland). He began shooting Super 8 films at the age of eight, after watching Ridley ...

100. George Lopez

Producer | George Lopez

George Lopez was born on April 23, 1961, in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California, the son of Frieda and Anatasio Lopez, a migrant worker. He is of Mestizo Mexican descent. He was deserted by his father when he was two months old and by his mother when he was 10 years old, but was raised by his ...



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