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1. River Phoenix River Phoenix Actor, Stand by Me River Phoenix was born River Jude Bottom in Madras, Oregon. His mother, Arlyn (Dunetz), a Bronx-born secretary, and his father, John Bottom, a carpenter, met in California in 1968. They worked as itinerant fruit pickers, and later joined the Children of God religious group (John was originally Catholic...
2. Shelley Long 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 grades 6-9 and at South Side High School for grades 10-12...
3. Kim Matula Kim Matula Actress, UnREAL Born in Fort Worth, Texas, Kim Matula has been acting since she was 12 years old and when she turned 15, she sent out her headshots and managed to land an agent. After graduating from high school, Matula studied film at the University of Texas at Arlington, but dropped out because her acting career was taking off...
4. Joanne Froggatt Joanne Froggatt Actress, Downton Abbey Joanne Froggatt was born in 1979 in the village of Littlebeck, North Yorkshire, UK. She started going to a drama school in Maidenhead at the age of 13 and was also a member of the "Rounders" youth theatre group at Alan Ayckbourne's Stephen Joseph Theatre, In The Round. Eventually, she was cast in the role of a teenage prostitute in "The Bill"...
5. Scott Caan Scott Caan Actor, Hawaii Five-0 Scott Caan is the son of tough guy actor James Caan. While it is obvious that he admires tough method actors like Marlon Brando and Sean Penn, Scott also has a strong egalitarian streak, evidenced by his reasoning for baring his body in films. He is quoted as saying that originally only the women in the scene were to be nude, but that he felt it really sexist, so he stripped too...
6. Andrew Rannells Andrew Rannells Actor, The Intern
7. Ray Park Ray Park Actor, X-Men Raymond Park was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He moved with his parents, younger brother and sister to London, England. He was raised in London from the age of seven. His father introduced him into Martial Arts from a young age. Ray always wanted to be in the movies, or be like the heroes in movies but he was most inspired by martial arts...
8. Barbara Eden Barbara Eden Actress, I Dream of Jeannie Barbara Eden was born as Barbara Jean Morehead in Tucson, Arizona, went on and become one of America's most endearing and enduring actresses. A graduate of Abraham Lincoln High School in San Francisco, California. Eden would go on to study at San Francisco's City College as well as the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the Elizabeth Holloway School of Theatre...
9. Gene Kelly Gene Kelly Actor, Singin' in the Rain Eugene Curran Kelly was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the third son of Harriet Catherine (Curran) and James Patrick Joseph Kelly, a phonograph salesman. His father was of Irish descent and his mother was of Irish and German ancestry. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the largest and most powerful studio in Hollywood when Gene Kelly arrived in town in 1941...
10. Vera Miles Vera Miles Actress, Psycho Born in Boise City, Oklahoma, Vera Miles attended school in Pratt, Kansas and Wichita, Kansas. The patrician beauty of Miss Miles won her the title of "Miss Kansas" in 1948, leading soon to small roles in Hollywood films and television series. Fame came to the forthright, spirited Miles when she attracted the attention of two master directors...
11. Ruta Gedmintas Ruta Gedmintas Actress, A Street Cat Named Bob
12. Chan-wook Park Chan-wook Park Director, Oldeuboi
13. Chris Potter Chris Potter Actor, Heartland Chris Potter was born in Toronto, Canada. He grew up in London, Ont. As a child, his parents instilled in him, a love of academics, art and athletics. He was in his 20's before he realized this. His professional acting career began seemingly overnight. He was 'discovered' in an amateur play and swept into the professional world of acting...
14. Rick Springfield Rick Springfield Actor, Boogie Nights Rick Springfield was born Richard Lewis Springthorpe in Guildford, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, to Eileen Louise (Evennett) and Norman James Springthorpe, a Lt. Colonel in the Australian Army. His maternal grandparents were English, and his father was of English and some Scottish descent. Rick spent his childhood on various army bases in Australia and Britain...
15. Annie Ilonzeh Annie Ilonzeh Actress, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
16. Jay Mohr Jay Mohr Actor, Jerry Maguire Jay Mohr, born in Verona, New Jersey, USA, wanted to be a comedian all of his life. He performed stand-up comedy at colleges, comedy clubs, and such television forums as An Evening at the Improv and Two Drink Minimum. He first gained national attention while a cast member on Saturday Night Live, where he became known for his impersonations of such people as Sean Penn and Christopher Walken.
17. Marty York Marty York Actor, The Sandlot
18. Jason Dirden Jason Dirden Actor, House of Payne
19. Clare Grant Clare Grant Actress, Walk the Line Clare Grant first appeared on film, opposite Joaquin Phoenix, in a small, but pivotal role in the Academy-winning film, Walk the Line, while still earning her theater degree in Memphis, TN, where she grew up. While in college, she met Craig Brewer, who cast her in her several indy films, before casting her in Black Snake Moan...
20. Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas Actor, Battlestar Galactica
21. Joey Cramer Joey Cramer Actor, Flight of the Navigator Joey Cramer was born on August 23, 1973 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Deleriyes August Joe Fisher Cramer. His debut was in the Sci-Fi movie Runaway, directed by Jurassic Park's writer, Michael Crichton. 1986 was his most successful year after having a brief role as young Broud, in The Clan of the Cave Bear...
22. Sam Horrigan Sam Horrigan Actor, Accepted Sam Horrigan was born and raised in Northern California. He has starred in over 30 movies and TV shows. Some of his most recognized parts include Spike in Little Giants, Val in the Disney movie Brink!, and Quentin on the Hit TV show Grace Under Fire.. You also might recognize him from One Tree Hill...
23. August Ames August Ames Actress, Model for Murder: The Centerfold Killer Luscious, buxom, and shapely 5'6" brunette knockout August Ames was born on August 23, 1994 in Nova Scotia, Canada. Of Polish descent, Ames grew up as an army brat all around Canada and was a cheerleader during her last year of high school. August's first job was working as a babysitter. Moreover, Ames not only worked for two summers at a horse ranch in Colorado Springs...
24. Jaime Lee Kirchner Jaime Lee Kirchner Actress, Bull Jaime Lee Kirchner was born in Germany to a white father of German descent and a black mother. She considers herself "mixed". Jaime began performing at The Roxy Regional Theater in Tennessee at the age of 8. Kirchner's first big break came when she was was just 17-years-old and still in high school...
25. Bolaji Badejo Bolaji Badejo Actor, Alien
26. Marian Seldes Marian Seldes Actress, One Life to Live Tony Award-winner Marian Hall Seldes, one of the premier stage actresses in America, was born on August 23, 1928 in Manhattan, New York, to writer and journalist Gilbert Seldes, and his socialite wife, the former Alice Wadhams Hall. Her paternal grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants, and her mother was from an Episcopalian family with deep roots in the United States...
27. Lexi Alexander Lexi Alexander Director, Hooligans A former World Karate and Kickboxing Champion, Lexi Alexander found her calling to become a filmmaker while traveling around the world competing and teaching martial arts seminars. Born in Mannheim, Germany, Lexi dreamed of eventually moving to Hollywood and made it a point to attend every karate tournament that took place in the United States...
28. Stephen Joffe Stephen Joffe Actor, Frequency Stephen Joffe is an actor best known for his work in Overruled!, The Path (2013), and Frequency. He was born in Toronto, and graduated from the National Theatre School of Canada in 2012. Stephen is also the lead singer of Toronto-based folk band 'Birds of Bellwoods'. His plays have been produced throughout Canada.
29. Richard Sanders Richard Sanders Actor, WKRP in Cincinnati
30. Bob Peck Bob Peck Actor, Jurassic Park British actor Bob Peck was born in Leeds in north England on August 23, 1945. He attended Leeds Modern School and then graduated from Leeds College of Art before starting professional stage acting. Peck acted for the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre. He also starred in more than 20 television dramas...
31. Jeramie Rain Jeramie Rain Actress, The Last House on the Left Pretty and captivating brunette Jeramie Rain only appeared in three deliciously down'n'dirty low-budget 70s exploitation pictures during her regrettably brief acting career. Rain was born on August 23, 1948 in Charleston, West Virginia. Jeramie gave a superbly chilling and convincing performance as the vicious and depraved "Sadie" in Wes Craven's notoriously raw and nasty cult horror shocker...
32. James Millhollin James Millhollin Actor, No Time for Sergeants Thin, fidgety James Millholin made a career out of playing dyspeptic bureaucrats, nervous hotel clerks and other officious authority types. Somewhat reminiscent of Edward Everett Horton or Franklin Pangborn, Millhollin's pinched face, somewhat pop eyes and flighty mannerisms fit those roles like a glove, one...
33. Roger Avary Roger Avary Producer, The Rules of Attraction Award-winning filmmaker Roger Avary first began experimenting in Beta I video and 8mm film formats during the late 1970s. In 1983, his Super-8mm supernatural thriller The Worm Turns won Best Film from the Los Angeles Film Teachers Association Film Expo. He went on to attend the Pasadena Art Center College of Design's prestigious film program alongside fellow directors Michael Bay and Tarsem Singh...
34. Alexandre Desplat Alexandre Desplat Composer, The King's Speech
35. Erik Stolhanske Erik Stolhanske Actor, Super Troopers Erik Stolhanske brings an element of wholesome comedy into the group dynamic, as one-fifth of the Broken Lizard comedy group. His special blend of parlor and Scandinavian humor adds a Midwestern peppering to the group's fragrant comedic mix. Stolhanske has written, produced and starred in all of Broken Lizards' films - including the hit comedy Super Troopers...
36. Skipp Sudduth Skipp Sudduth Actor, Ronin
37. Wesley Singerman Wesley Singerman Actor, Meet the Robinsons
38. Charley Boorman Charley Boorman Writer, Long Way Round Actor, father, motorbike fanatic: Charley Boorman is the epitome of the modern adventurer in pursuit of fresh challenges away from the success of his personal life. Choosing two wheels as his preferred mode of transport, Charley harnessed the challenges of a 'round the World trip with Ewan McGregor. Now his sights are set on the unyielding sands of the desert...
39. Erin Foster Erin Foster Actress, Cellular
40. David Robb David Robb Actor, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
41. Trevor Wright Trevor Wright Actor, The Social Network
42. Ed Gale Ed Gale Actor, O Brother, Where Art Thou? Ed left his hometown two years after graduating from Plainwell High School (Plainwell, Michigan) at the age of 20 with $41 in his pocket and hitched a ride California to pursue his dream of being not a "star", but a steady working Hollywood "actor". His very first experience in the "biz" was auditioning for and subsequently winning the lead role of Howard The Duck...
43. Tony Bill Tony Bill Director, Flyboys He graduated in 1962 from the University of Notre Dame with majors in English and Art. Tony began his career in the film industry as an actor. His acting years were distinguished by the quality of the directors who chose him for their films, including Steven Spielberg and Francis Ford Coppola. Tony wanted to become a filmmaker...
44. Marian Collier Marian Collier Actress, Lethal Weapon 3
45. Jennifer Holmes Jennifer Holmes Actress, Newhart
46. Michael Taliferro Michael Taliferro Actor, Bad Boys
47. Kristine Cofsky Kristine Cofsky Actress, When Life Was Good Kristine Cofsky is an actor, filmmaker, and photographer, with a deep love for independent arts. Her breakout role as an actor came in the feature film When Life Was Good, directed by Vancouver filmmaker Terry Miles in 2008. The indie film enjoyed wide-spread festival and distribution success after premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival...
48. Robert Mulligan Robert Mulligan Director, To Kill a Mockingbird
49. John Snyder John Snyder Actor, Eraser Anyone lucky enough to have seen his work never forgets the incredible richness that John Snyder brings to film. With his uncanny Christopher Lee demeanor, Joe Strummer looks, and James Mason-esque gaze, it is perhaps his haunting and indelible voice that makes his career so legendarily paved...
50. Gauhar Khan Gauhar Khan Actress, Ishaqzaade
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