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1. Robert Redford Robert Redford Actor, The Sting Charles Robert Redford, Jr. was born on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, to Martha (Hart), from Texas, and Charles Robert Redford, an accountant for Standard Oil, who was originally from Connecticut. He is of English, Scottish, Cornish, and Irish ancestry. Robert's mother died in 1955, the year after he graduated from high school...
2. Edward Norton Edward Norton Actor, Fight Club American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland. His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer James Rouse...
3. Christian Slater Christian Slater Actor, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles Christian Michael Leonard Slater was born on August 18, 1969 in New York City, to Michael Hawkins, a well-known soap actor, and Mary Jo Slater (née Lawton), a casting agent. Christian started in show business early, appearing on the soap opera The Edge of Night in 1976 at the age of 7. He went on to star in many Broadway shows in the early-1980s...
4. Kaitlin Olson Kaitlin Olson Actress, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Born in Portland, Oregon, Kaitlin cultivated her passion for acting at the University of Oregon, where she got her Bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts. After her stint on stage, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting professionally. She began at The Groundlings Theatre in Hollywood, training ground to comic greats such as Will Ferrell and Phil Hartman...
5. Roman Polanski Roman Polanski Director, The Pianist Roman Polanski is a Polish film director, producer, writer and actor. Having made films in Poland, Britain, France and the USA, he is considered one of the few truly international filmmakers. Roman Polanski was born in Paris in 1933. His parents returned to Poland from France in 1936, three years before World War II began...
6. Patrick Swayze Patrick Swayze Actor, Dirty Dancing Patrick Wayne Swayze was born on August 18, 1952 in Houston, Texas, to Patsy Swayze (née Yvonne Helen Karnes), a choreographer, and Jesse Wayne Swayze, a chemical plant engineer draftsman. His mother owned a dance school in Houston, where Patrick was also a student. His father passed away in 1982...
7. Andy Samberg Andy Samberg Actor, Brooklyn Nine-Nine Andy Samberg was born in Berkeley, California, to Marjorie (Marrow), a teacher, and Joe Samberg, a photographer. With Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer, Samberg is one of three Los Angeles, California-based writer-performer-filmmakers--all childhood friends--dubbed the Lonely Island, whose short films were showcased on the popular untelevised television network show and Web site Channel 101.com...
8. Madeleine Stowe Madeleine Stowe Actress, Revenge Madeleine Stowe was born in Los Angeles, California, to Mireya Maria (Mora Steinvorth) and Robert Alfred Stowe, a civil engineer. Her mother was a from a prominent political family in Costa Rica. Stowe grew up in Eagle Rock, a working-class neighborhood of Los Angeles. At age ten she started practicing for a career as a concert pianist and trained every day for hours...
9. Mika Boorem Mika Boorem Actress, Hollywood Hustle: LA Player Mika Boorem is a actress, director, writer, and producer based in Los Angeles. Boorem began directing and producing plays in 2010. Boorem is best known for her acting career that began in 1994. Her feature film credits include Smile, Sleepover, Blue Crush, The Patriot, Along Came a Spider, Hearts in Atlantis...
10. Parker McKenna Posey Parker McKenna Posey Actress, Conundrum: Secrets Among Friends Actress, designer, philanthropist, and curator. After 17 years in the entertainment industry, it is safe to say this young woman is more than what meets the eye. Parker originates from humble beginnings in Los Angeles, CA where she started developing her acting skills at the tender age of four. In her words...
11. Maia Mitchell Maia Mitchell Actress, The Fosters Maia Mitchell is an Australian singer/song writer and actress from Lismore, New South Wales. She learned to play the guitar at a very young age and her talent has been included on The Fosters - an ABC Family show that aired in June 2013, where Maia plays one of the main roles of "Callie Jacob". Also...
12. Richard Harmon Richard Harmon Actor, The 100
13. Denis Leary Denis Leary Writer, Two If by Sea Denis Leary was born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, the son of Nora (Sullivan) and John Leary, Irish immigrants who had grown up together. His mother was a maid and his father was an auto mechanic. After a childhood in the 1960s, Leary went to Emerson College in Boston, where he tried his hand at acting and writing...
14. Shelley Winters Shelley Winters Actress, Lolita Shelley Winters was born Shirley Schrift of very humble beginnings on August 18, 1920 (some sources list 1922) in East St. Louis, Illinois. Her mother, Rose (Winter), was born in Missouri, to Austrian Jewish parents, and her father, Jonas Schrift, was an Austrian Jewish immigrant. Her father moved the family to Brooklyn when she was still young so that he...
15. Anna Akana Anna Akana Actress, Riley Rewind
16. Elizabeth Chambers Elizabeth Chambers Actress, The Game Plan
17. Sarita Choudhury Sarita Choudhury Actress, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 After her debut film Mississippi Masala became an art house hit, Sarita Choudhury was determined not to "go Hollywood," focusing her acting energies on independent film instead. Raised in Jamaica, Mexico, and Italy, the half-Indian, half-English Choudhury studied economics at Queens University in Ontario before switching to acting...
18. Carole Bouquet Carole Bouquet Actress, For Your Eyes Only
19. Malcolm-Jamal Warner Malcolm-Jamal Warner Actor, The Cosby Show Emmy-nominated actor and director Malcolm-Jamal Warner was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was named after Malcolm X and legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal. Warner first rose to national prominence by starring on the celebrated and long-running classic television series "The Cosby Show."...
20. Craig Bierko Craig Bierko Actor, Cinderella Man
21. Martin Mull Martin Mull Self, Hollywood Squares Offbeat funnyman Martin Mull was born in Chicago, Illinois, the oldest of three children of Betty, an actress and director, and Harold Mull, a carpenter. He was raised in Ohio. The blond-maned, blue-eyed comedian with the sad, droopy mustache first came in contact with the arts by honing in on his innate talents as a painter...
22. Jacob Vargas Jacob Vargas Actor, Luke Cage Jacob Vargas began his acting career when he was discovered breakdancing in a schoolyard at age 12. His introduction to acting came with a bit part as a breakdancer on the hit TV show Diff'rent Strokes. In 1995 he won the very first ALMA Award (for Emerging Artist of the Year) for his work in both Allison Anders' Mi vida loca and Gregory Nava's My Family...
23. Max Charles Max Charles Actor, The Strain At just 13 years of age, Max Charles is already an industry veteran, landing coveted roles on and off the big screen and working with some of Hollywood's most respected and acclaimed actors, writers and directors. Most recently, this charismatic and endearing young talent was nominated as "Best Young...
24. Reg E. Cathey Reg E. Cathey Actor, Se7en
25. Carmen Serano Carmen Serano Actress, Breaking Bad
26. Darren Pettie Darren Pettie Actor, Ghost Town Born in Alabama, Darren trained at the Juilliard School of Performing Arts and graduated in 1996. Since then, he has worked extensively on the New York stage. He lives in New York City. He achieved his first nationwide notoriety with the recurring role of slick, bisexual tobacco heir Lee Garner, Jr. in the Hit TV series "Mad Men".
27. Glenn Plummer Glenn Plummer Actor, Speed On a foundation of talent, unbridled dedication and a passionate mindset, Glenn Plummer has enjoyed a successful acting career that spans almost two decades. He has starred in such feature films as: Saw II, co-starring Donnie Wahlberg, Shawnee Smith, Dina Meyer and Beverley Mitchell; Dennis Hopper's Colors...
28. Mizuo Peck Mizuo Peck Actress, Night at the Museum
29. Bob Harper Bob Harper Self, The Biggest Loser
30. Kieran Bew Kieran Bew Actor, Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands
31. Dar Salim Dar Salim Actor, Kapringen
32. Adam Storke Adam Storke Actor, Death Becomes Her
33. Joan Taylor Joan Taylor Actress, Earth vs. the Flying Saucers Joan Taylor's mother, Amelia Berky, was a vaudeville singing-dancing star in the 1920s. Her father was a prop man in Hollywood during that same period, but, after Joan's birth, the family moved to Lake Forest, Illinois, where her father managed a movie theater. She developed a love of movies from watching so many at her father's theater...
34. Brian Michael Bendis Brian Michael Bendis Writer, Captain America: The Winter Soldier
35. Emma Amos Emma Amos Actress, Secrets & Lies
36. Rebecca Brown Rebecca Brown Actress, The School of Rock She started playing classical guitar at age 4. Appeared on the national public radio show "From the Top" when she was 9 years. Studies guitar at Music Institute of Chicago.
37. Eniko Parrish Eniko Parrish Self, E! Live from the Red Carpet Born in Baltimore, Maryland and who became engaged to Kevin Hart after a long-term relationship and on her 30th birthday, Eniko Parrish is of mixed Afro-Carribean heritage. Often seen on popular social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook along with her celebrity comedian actor husband-to-be, their wedding is scheduled for 2016.
38. Rob Cavazos Rob Cavazos Actor, Rush
39. Heino Ferch Heino Ferch Actor, Der Untergang
40. Grant Williams Grant Williams Actor, The Incredible Shrinking Man As a child, Williams acted in summer stock productions. After graduation from high school he joined the Air Force for a four-year stint. Then, returning to New York, he took acting classes with Lee Strasberg. A few minor Broadway roles followed as did parts on some live TV dramas. One of these parts caught the eye of a talent agent and Williams signed with Universal in 1956...
41. Gail Fisher Gail Fisher Actress, Mannix A classy, smart-looking, spectacularly beautiful African-American actress who broke racial barriers in 1970s Hollywood but suffered greatly in her private life years after her TV glory days, award-winning actress Gail Fisher was born on August 18, 1935, in Orange, New Jersey, the youngest of five children...
42. Griffin Drew Griffin Drew Actress, Masseuse
43. Christopher Jones Christopher Jones Actor, Ryan's Daughter Christopher Jones, was born William "Billy" Frank Jones on Monday, August 18th, 1941, in Jackson, Tennessee, the younger son of J.G. Jones, a grocery clerk, and his wife Robbie. Until Billy Frank was three years old, the Jones family lived in a small apartment over the grocery store that employed his father, J.G. Jones...
44. Frances Bean Cobain Frances Bean Cobain Miscellaneous Crew, Cobain: Montage of Heck
45. Max Winkler Max Winkler Director, Ceremony
46. Teri McMinn Teri McMinn Actress, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Born in Houston, Texas. After graduating from high school, Teri studied and worked at The Dallas Theatre Center, in Dallas, Texas. Moving to Austin, Texas, in 1971, the young actress attended the University of Texas and St. Edwards University. It was in Austin, where she was discovered by director Tobe Hooper and producer Kim Henkel...
47. Katie Lyons Katie Lyons Actress, Bluestone 42 Katie is an actor and writer, originally from Southampton. She attended the Gantry Youth Theatre where she was cast in two Peter Kosminsky films and went on to study Drama and Theatre Arts at Goldsmiths College, where she began writing and performing in shows for the Edinburgh Festival with her company Trippplicate...
48. Max Wasa Max Wasa Actress, Dream On About Me Max Wasa is a long-time industry professional. Max is a classically-trained musician; LA Music Award winner for Life time achievement record producer; nationally-recognized children's writer; green product developer; the creative force behind Hopey The Hound Dog, The Delicate Dragonfly, Kid...
49. Jenny Runacre Jenny Runacre Actress, Professione: reporter Jenny Runacre was born on August 18, 1946 in Capetown, South Africa, one of four girls in the family. The family moved to London when she was five, where Runacre developed an early love of movies, spending much time watching them in the local cinemas. She attended The Actor's Workshop in Notting Hill Gate, training in the Stanislavski System (also known as method acting)...
50. John Debney John Debney Composer, The Jungle Book John Debney's career seemed destined for Hollywood, the son of Disney Studios producer Louis Debney, John grew up in nearby Glendale, California where he got early inspiration for film and music growing up on the Disney Studio lot. The child of two musicians, John showed an early aptitude for music and began guitar lessons at age six...
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