Garden State 2004 premiere

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Tuesday July 20th, DGA Theater Complex 7920 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90046

1. Natalie Portman

Actress | Black Swan

Natalie Portman is the first person born in the 1980s to have won the Academy Award for Best Actress (for Black Swan (2010)).

Natalie was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, a Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born...

2. Ian Holm

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Sir Ian Holm is one of the world's greatest actors, a Laurence Olivier Award-winning, Tony Award-winning, BAFTA-winning and Academy Award-nominated British star of films and the stage. He was a member of the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company and has played more than 100 roles in films and on ...

3. Armando Riesco

Actor | The Chi

Armando Riesco is a versatile NYC based actor with credits in film, TV, and the stage. He graduated from Northwestern University and has been working consistently in multiple genres with some of the best directors in the business, including Spike Lee, Oliver Stone, Steven Soderbergh, Jonathan Demme...

4. Zach Braff

Actor | Garden State

Zach Braff was born and raised in South Orange, New Jersey, to Anne Hutchinson (Maynard), a clinical psychologist, and Harold Irwin Braff, a trial attorney. His father is from Russia and Austria, while Zach's mother, who is from a family with deep roots in New England. Zach attended Columbia High ...

5. Donald Faison

Actor | Scrubs

Donald Faison was born on June 22, 1974 in New York City, New York, USA as Donald Adeosun Faison. He is an actor, known for Scrubs (2001), Skyline (2010) and Clueless (1995). He has been married to Cacee Cobb since December 15, 2012. They have two children. He was previously married to Lisa Askey.

6. Peter Sarsgaard

Actor | Shattered Glass

Peter Sarsgaard was born at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, to Judy Lea (Reinhardt) and John Dale Sarsgaard, an engineer who worked for the Air Force and later Monsanto and IBM. He is a graduate of St. Louis' Washington University, where he majored in history and literature. He was a co-founder of ...

7. Bodhi Elfman

Actor | Enemy of the State

Bodhi Elfman was born on July 19, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Bodhi Pine Saboff. He is an actor and producer, known for Enemy of the State (1998), Mercury Rising (1998) and Collateral (2004). He has been married to Jenna Elfman since February 18, 1995. They have two children.

8. Jenna Elfman

Actress | Keeping the Faith

Jenna Elfman began her career as a professional dancer, appearing in music videos by Depeche Mode and Anthrax, and danced on the 1991 Academy Awards live broadcast, choreographed by Debbie Allen.

She ultimately transitioned to acting, best known for her role as Dharma in the hit television series "...

9. Jean Smart

Actress | 24

Seattle native Jean Smart was born on September 13, 1951. Attending the University of Washington after high school, she received her BA degree in fine arts. Her first professional season was with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival where she performed in "Much Ado About Nothing," among others. During ...

10. Jamie Elman

Actor | Wreck-It Ralph

A native of Montreal and graduate of McGill University, Jamie Elman has appeared on many of television's most acclaimed series including Mad Men, Curb Your Enthusiasm, House M.D., Criminal Minds, Without A Trace, CSI: NY, The Closer and The Young and the Restless. He also played Luke, the resident ...

11. David Paetkau

Actor | Flashpoint

David Paetkau was born on November 10, 1972 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as David E. Paetkau. He is an actor and producer, known for Flashpoint (2008), Goon (2011) and Man of Steel (2013). He has been married to Evangeline Duy since February 28, 2009.

12. Rachel Bilson

Actress | Jumper

Rachel Bilson was born in Los Angeles, to Janice (Stango), a sex therapist, and Danny Bilson. Her father is Ashkenazi Jewish and her mother is of Italian descent. She began acting while still at Notre Dame High School. She graduated high school in 1999 and went to Grossmont College but dropped out ...

13. Noa Tishby

Actress | Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

In her homeland, Israel, Noa Tishby's name is synonymous with stardom. An actress and a producer, Tishby got her first big break at 16 playing the lead in the hit original musical "King David", for which she won national recognition.

She got a full scholarship with The National Museum of Arts and ...

14. David Gallagher

Actor | 7th Heaven

David Lee Gallagher was born on February 9, 1985 in College Point, New York, to Elena (Lopez) and Darren James Gallagher. His stepfather is Vincent Casey. David is of Irish (father) and Cuban (mother) descent. At not even two years old, he landed his first print ad job and he has since done ...

15. Henry Winkler

Actor | The Waterboy

Henry Franklin Winkler was born on October 30, 1945, in Manhattan, New York. His parents, Ilse Anna Maria (Hadra) and Harry Irving Winkler, were German Jewish immigrants who escaped the Holocaust by moving to the US in 1939. His father was the president of an international lumber company while his ...

16. Max Winkler

Director | Flower

Max Winkler was born on August 18, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Max Daniel Winkler. He is a director and writer, known for Flower (2017), The King of Central Park (2006) and Ceremony (2010).

17. 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 ...

18. 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 ...

19. Joy Bryant

Actress | Bobby

Joy Bryant was born in a modest home in The Bronx, New York and as a young woman, was enrolled in an inner-city outreach organization called "A Better Chance," designed to encourage minority talent. Joy was also blessed with brains as well beauty and remained an excellent student throughout her ...

20. Danny DeVito

Actor | Matilda

Danny DeVito has amassed a formidable and versatile body of work as an actor, producer and director that spans the stage, television and film.

Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. was born on November 17, 1944, in Neptune, New Jersey, to Italian-American parents. His mother, Julia (Moccello), was a homemaker. ...

21. 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.

22. Eva Mendes

Actress | Hitch

Eva Mendes was born in Miami, Florida but raised in Los Angeles, California of Cuban-American heritage. In college, she began acting, studying underneath acting coach Ivana Chubbuck. This led to her desire to appear in feature films. Though taking many smaller roles in movies, she was little known ...

23. John Calley

Producer | The Remains of the Day

Calley was born the son of a car salesman in Jersey City, New Jersey, and attended Columbia University before briefly serving in the Army. At NBC, he started in the mail room and moved up through the ranks from from 1951-57 in a still-young TV industry, from sale and production before settling in ...

24. Pamela Abdy

Producer | Garden State

Pamela Abdy is known for her work on Garden State (2004), Man on the Moon (1999) and 47 Ronin (2013).

26. Gary Gilbert

Producer | La La Land

Gary Gilbert is an Academy Award nominated producer, and founder and CEO of Gilbert Films, a feature film and television production company based in Los Angeles, which partners with innovative filmmakers and showrunners to tell character-driven stories that are accessible to mainstream audiences. ...

27. Dan Halsted

Producer | Garden State

Dan Halsted was born on July 12, 1962 in New York, USA. He is a producer, known for Garden State (2004), S.W.A.T. (2003) and The Art of War (2000).

28. Cedric the Entertainer

Actor | Barbershop

Cedric the Entertainer was born on April 24, 1964 in Jefferson City, Missouri, USA as Cedric Antonio Kyles. He is an actor and writer, known for Barbershop (2002), Be Cool (2005) and A Haunted House (2013). He has been married to Lorna Wells since September 3, 1999. They have two children.

29. Lucy Liu

Actress | Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Born to immigrants in Queens, New York, Lucy Liu has always tried to balance an interest in her cultural heritage with a desire to move beyond a strictly Asian-American experience. Lucy's mother, Cecilia, a biochemist, is from Beijing, and her father, Tom Liu, a civil engineer, is from Shanghai. ...

30. Stacey Sher

Producer | Gattaca

Stacey Sher is a producer, known for Gattaca (1997), Django Unchained (2012) and Erin Brockovich (2000). She has been married to Kerry P. Brown since 2001. They have two children.

31. Nancy Utley

Self | Influential Women of Hollywood

Nancy Utley is known for her work on Influential Women of Hollywood (2011).

33. David LaChapelle

Director | Rize

By 2011, LaChapelle had a major exhibition of new works at The Lever House in New York and went on to have retrospectives at the Museo Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico in Puerto Rico, the Hangaram Design Museum in Seoul, and Galerie Rudolfinum in Prague. In the following years, LaChapelle's works ...



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