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1. 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...

2. Jennifer Tilly

Actress | Bound

An actress who always attracts audiences' attention, Jennifer Tilly is by turns funny, sexy, compassionate, compelling and often all at once. She burst onto the scene playing the tone deaf Monica Moran in The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989), opposite brothers Jeff Bridges and Beau Bridges. She has been ...

3. Ted Danson

Actor | Cheers

Ted Danson is well known for his role as Sam Malone in the television series Cheers (1982). During the show's 11-year run, he was nominated nine times for an Emmy Award as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and won twice, in 1990 and 1993. The role also earned him a Golden Globe Award for ...

4. Kelsey Grammer

Actor | Cheers

A six-time Emmy Award winner, Kelsey Grammer was born in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, to Sally (Cranmer), a singer, and Frank Allen Grammer, Jr., a musician and restaurateur. He was raised in New Jersey and Florida. Grammer was drawn to the works of William Shakespeare and spent two years at ...

5. Shelley Long

Actress | Cheers

Shelley Lee Long was born at 7:15 am on Tuesday, August 23, 1949 in Indian Village, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA, the only child of Ivadine (Williams), a schoolteacher, and Leland Long, a teacher who had previously worked in the rubber industry. Shelley attended school at Kekionga Junior High for ...

6. Brent Spiner

Actor | Star Trek: First Contact

Brent Spiner, whose primary claim to fame is his portrayal of the beloved android Data on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), was born and raised in Houston, Texas. His parents, Sylvia (Schwartz) and Jack Spiner, owned and operated a furniture store, and were both from ...

7. John Ratzenberger

Actor | Cheers

John started the improvisational comedy group, "Sal's Meat Market", in Bridgeport, Connecticut, while a student at Sacred Heart University, located in Fairfield/Bridgeport, Connecticut. He was later affiliated with the ensemble group, "The Downtown Cabaret". Coincidentally, he was a friend of Susan...

8. Valerie Mahaffey

Actress | Seabiscuit

Valerie Mahaffey was born on June 16, 1953 in Sumatra, Indonesia. She is an actress and producer, known for Seabiscuit (2003), Jack and Jill (2011) and Sully (2016). She is married to Joseph Kell. They have one child.

9. Bebe Neuwirth

Actress | Cheers

Beatrice "Bebe" Neuwirth is the daughter of Sydney Anne, an artist, and Lee Paul Neuwirth, a mathematician. Born and raised in Princeton, New Jersey, she started out as a dancer. Her New York career started out in "A Chorus Line". She won a Tony Award for her part in "Sweet Charity" and two Emmy ...

10. Diedrich Bader

Actor | Office Space

Diedrich Bader was born in Alexandria, Virginia, but moved to Paris, France, with his family at age two. While in the "City of Light" he developed an appreciation for movie legends like Fred Astaire and Charles Chaplin. So, when a fragile "Chaplin" movie reel burned in the theater's projector, ...

11. Rhea Perlman

Actress | Cheers

Rhea Perlman was born on March 31, 1948 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Rhea Jo Perlman. She is an actress and producer, known for Cheers (1982), Matilda (1996) and Canadian Bacon (1995). She has been married to Danny DeVito since January 28, 1982. They have three children.

12. Peri Gilpin

Actress | Frasier

Born in Waco, Texas, Peri Gilpin grew up in Dallas, where her family encouraged her acting abilities. After studying at the Dallas Theater Center, she pursued acting at the University of Texas at Austin and then at London's British-American Academy. She appeared in guest roles on such popular ...

13. John Mahoney

Actor | Frasier

John Mahoney was an award-winning American actor. He was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, the seventh of eight children of Margaret and Reg, a baker. His family was evacuated to the sea-side resort to avoid the Nazi bombing of their native Manchester. The Mancunian Mahoneys eventually ...

14. George Wendt

Actor | Cheers

George Robert Wendt III was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, USA, to Loretta Mary (Howard) and George Robert Wendt, who was a realtor and navy officer. He attended a strict Jesuit prep school and then dropped out of Notre Dame University after a few uneventful years. He worked with the Windy ...

15. Barbara Babcock

Actress | Far and Away

Barbara Babcock was born on February 27, 1937 in Fort Riley, Kansas, USA. She is an actress, known for Far and Away (1992), Space Cowboys (2000) and Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993). She was previously married to Jay Sheffield.

16. Daniel Davis

Actor | Star Trek: The Next Generation

This Arkansas native was born on 26 November 1945 to parents who owned a movie theater. He often felt that his desire to become an actor came from the fact that he spent so much time in the theater's "crying room" for babies - and listening to the likes of Tyrone Power and others. His first "...

17. Robert Prosky

Actor | Christine

Member of Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage repertory company in 60's and 70s, where he worked with Jane Alexander James Earl Jones Robert Foxworth and others.

18. Jim Norton

Actor | The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Jim Norton was born on January 4, 1938 in Dublin, Ireland as James Norton. He is an actor, known for The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008), Straw Dogs (1971) and Water for Elephants (2011). He is married to Mary Larkin.

19. Christine Cavanaugh

Actress | Dexter's Laboratory

Christine Cavanaugh was born on August 16, 1963 in Layton, Utah, USA as Christine Josephine Sandberg. She was an actress, known for Dexter's Laboratory (1996), Babe (1995) and Jerry Maguire (1996). She was married to Kevin James Cavanaugh. She died on December 22, 2014 in Cedar City, Utah.

20. Anthony Heald

Actor | The Silence of the Lambs

Anthony Heald was born Philip Anthony Mair Heald on August 25, 1944, in New Rochelle, New York. He graduated from Massapequa High School on Long Island, New York, in 1962, and from Michigan State University in 1971. He currently resides in Ashland, Oregon, where he was a member of the Oregon ...

21. John Finn

Actor | Glory

John Finn was born on September 30, 1952 in New York City, New York, USA as John Joseph Finn. He is an actor and director, known for Glory (1989), Catch Me If You Can (2002) and Blown Away (1994).

22. Ron Canada

Actor | Wedding Crashers

Ron Canada's acting career spans 41 years of work in Theatre, Film and Television. From 'Adventures in Babysitting,' 'Home Alone 2,' 'National Treasure,' 'An American President,' 'Cinderella Man,' 'Wedding Crashers' and 'Ted 2,' Ron has memorably performed in many of the country's most popular ...

23. Hal Landon Jr.

Actor | Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Hal Landon Jr. was born on May 23, 1941 in Long Beach, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989), Eraserhead (1977) and Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991).

24. James Burrows

Director | Will & Grace

James Burrows was born on December 30, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA as James Edward Burrows. He is a director and producer, known for Will & Grace (1998), Cheers (1982) and Taxi (1978). He has been married to Debbie Easton since 1997. He was previously married to Linda Solomon.

25. Hawthorne James

Actor | Speed

Hawthorne James was born as James Hawthorne. He is an actor and director, known for Speed (1994), Se7en (1995) and Carnivàle (2003).

26. John McMartin

Actor | Blow Out

John McMartin was born on August 21, 1929 in Warsaw, Indiana, USA as John Francis McMartin. He was an actor, known for Blow Out (1981), All the President's Men (1976) and No Reservations (2007). He was married to Cynthia Baer. He died on July 6, 2016 in New York City, New York, USA.

27. Brian Bedford

Actor | Robin Hood

Brian Bedford was born on February 16, 1935 in Morley, Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for Robin Hood (1973), Nixon (1995) and Coronet Blue (1967). He was married to Tim MacDonald. He died on January 13, 2016 in Santa Barbara, California, USA.

28. Paul Willson

Actor | Office Space

Paul Willson was born on December 25, 1945 in Fairmont, Minnesota, USA. He is an actor, known for Office Space (1999), Barstow 2008 (2001) and The Goodbye Girl (1977).

29. Dennis Cockrum

Actor | Gangster Squad

Received an M.A. in Drama from Eastern Michigan University, 1984. Started his professional acting career in Chicago with The Court, Victory Gardens, Steppenwolf, Northlight and American Blues Theaters. He has been an ensemble member of American Blues Theater since 1988, and performed in their Jeff ...

30. Milo O'Shea

Actor | Barbarella

Milo O'Shea was born on June 2, 1926 in Dublin, Irish Free State as Milo Donal O'shea. He was an actor, known for Barbarella (1968), The Verdict (1982) and Romeo and Juliet (1968). He was married to Kitty O'Sullivan and Maureen Toal. He died on April 2, 2013 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, ...

31. Vaughn Armstrong

Actor | Enterprise

Vaughn Armstrong was born on July 7, 1950 in Sonora, California, USA as Vaughn Dale Armstrong. He is known for his work on Star Trek: Enterprise (2001), The Philadelphia Experiment (1984) and The Net (1995).

32. Bernadette Birkett

Actress | Heartbreakers

Bernadette Birkett was born on July 8, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Mary Bernadette Birkett. She is an actress, known for Heartbreakers (2001), St. Elmo's Fire (1985) and Mr. Mom (1983). She has been married to George Wendt since July 8, 1978. They have three children.

33. Hoagy Carmichael

Soundtrack | To Have and Have Not

Award-winning songwriter ("Stardust", "Ole Buttermilk Sky", "Georgia on My Mind"), composer, pianist, actor and singer, educated at Indiana University (LL.B). He played piano in the college bands, and later gave up a law practice for a career in songwriting. He joined ASCAP in 1931, and his chief ...

34. Philip Perlman

Actor | Throw Momma from the Train

Philip Perlman was born on August 15, 1919 in Poland. He is known for his work on Throw Momma from the Train (1987), Out of Sight (1998) and The War of the Roses (1989). He was married to Adele Perlman. He died on April 29, 2015 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

35. Michael Winters

Actor | Gilmore Girls

Michael Winters is an actor, known for Gilmore Girls (2000), Deep Impact (1998) and The Hit List (1993).

36. Henry Mancini

Soundtrack | Breakfast at Tiffany's

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, but brought up in Pennsylvania, where he played the flute in a local band, as a youth, before sending some arrangements to Benny Goodman. Goodman offered him a job and, after serving in WWII, he joined the rearranged Glenn Miller band. In 1952, he was given a two-week ...

37. Cole Porter

Soundtrack | At Long Last Love

Cole Porter was born June 9, 1891, at Peru, Indiana, the son of pharmacist Samuel Fenwick Porter and Kate Cole. Cole was raised on a 750-acre fruit ranch. Kate Cole married Samuel Porter in 1884 and had two children, Louis and Rachel, who both died in infancy. Porter's grandfather, J.G. Cole, was a...

38. Philip Charles MacKenzie

Actor | Brothers

Philip is the son of William Harris, an NYPD (Captain) policeman and Sophia Muller, a school teacher. He grew up in the Bay Ridge-Fort Hamilton section of Brooklyn and attended Fort Hamilton HS. He started playing drums at 14 and in addition to his acting, directing and teaching careers, he still ...

39. Rick Cramer

Actor | Live Free or Die Hard

Born in Marietta Georgia, Cramer has also lived in Florida, Texas, and Tennessee, where he graduated from Franklin High School. After a six year tour of duty in the US Air Force, Cramer came to Hollywood. All the "credits" on his acting resume were fake when he got his first film job on the Joel ...

40. Tom Troupe

Actor | Kelly's Heroes

Tom Troupe was born on July 15, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Thomas Vincent Troupe. He is an actor and writer, known for Kelly's Heroes (1970), Star Trek (1966) and My Own Private Idaho (1991). He has been married to Carole Cook since March 7, 1964. He was previously married to Sally Singer...

41. Raye Birk

Actor | Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult

Raye Birk was born in Flint, Michigan in 1943. He grew up there and graduated from Southwestern High school in 1961. He attended Northwestern University in Evanston Illinois and graduated with a degree in theater in 1965. He received an MFA in theater from the University of Minnesota in 1967.

He ...

42. Laura Waterbury

Actress | Better Off Dead...

Laura Waterbury was born on March 12, 1947 in Bedford, Ohio, USA. She was an actress, known for Better Off Dead... (1985), Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989) and Summer School (1987). She died on September 25, 2013 in North Hollywood, California, USA.

43. J. Kenneth Campbell

Actor | Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot

J. Kenneth Campbell's acting career has taken him from Broadway to feature films and television. His many films include Bulworth, Ulee's Gold, Guess Who?, Mars Attacks and The Abyss. He recently completed filming director Kevin Willmott's upcoming feature The Only Good Indian, in which Campbell ...

44. George DelHoyo

Actor | Rango

George DelHoyo was born on November 23, 1953 in Canelones, Uruguay. He is an actor, known for Rango (2011), VR.5 (1995) and Tales from the Crypt (1989). He has been married to Deborah May since August 27, 1983. They have two children.

45. Francis X. McCarthy

Actor | BASEketball

Francis X. McCarthy was born on February 15, 1942 in the USA as Francis Xavier McCarthy. He is an actor and writer, known for BASEketball (1998), Interstellar (2014) and The Man with Two Brains (1983).

46. Tony Carreiro

Actor | Liar Liar

Tony Carreiro was born on April 6, 1954 in Ithaca, New York, USA as Anthony David Carreiro. He is an actor, known for Liar Liar (1997), Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) and Doctor Doctor (1989).

47. Jordan Lund

Actor | Fletch Lives

This New York born versatile character actor has played many cops and bad guys on TV and in Film, has also appeared in over a hundred plays. He got his training as an actor at Carnegie-Mellon University. He was a member of Estelle Parson's New York Shakespeare Festival company that performed "Romeo...

48. Nathan Davis

Actor | Holes

Nathan Davis was born on May 22, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Holes (2003), Poltergeist III (1988) and Chain Reaction (1996). He was married to Metta Davis. He died on October 15, 2008 in Chicago.

49. David Angell

Writer | Cheers

David Angell was a multiple Emmy Award winner as the creator/executive producer, along with Peter Casey and David Lee, of the hit comedy series Frasier. David was born in West Barrington, RI, and he received a bachelor's degree in English Literature from Providence College. He entered the army upon...

50. Andy Ackerman

Director | Cheers

Andy Ackerman was born as Robert Andrew Ackerman. He is a director and producer, known for Cheers (1982), Seinfeld (1989) and WKRP in Cincinnati (1978).


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