The Wood 1999 premiere

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Wednesday July 14th, Paramount Theatre 5555 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038

1. Taye Diggs

Actor | Chicago

Taye Diggs was born in Newark, New Jersey, and was raised in Rochester, New York. He is the son of Marcia (Berry), a teacher and actress, and Andre Young, a visual artist. When he was a child, his mother married Jeffries Diggs, whose surname Taye took. He received a BFA degree in musical theater ...

2. Omar Epps

Actor | House M.D.

Omar Epps is an American actor, starring on the ABC drama Resurrection (2014).

Epps was born in Brooklyn, New York, and was raised by his mother, Bonnie Maria Epps, an elementary school principal. No stranger to the big screen, Epps has appeared in lead roles in feature films, including Paramount's ...

3. Richard T. Jones

Actor | Event Horizon

Richard T. Jones was born on January 16, 1972 in Japan as Richard Timothy Jones. He is an actor and producer, known for Event Horizon (1997), Vantage Point (2008) and Collateral (2004). He has been married to Nancy Jones since October 1996.

4. Sean Nelson

Actor | Fresh

Sean Nelson was born on May 9, 1980 in Bronx, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Fresh (1994), The Wood (1999) and The Corner (2000).

5. Duane Finley

Actor | The Wood

Duane Finley was born in 1979. He is an actor, known for The Wood (1999), Hogan (2017) and The Breaking Point (2014).

6. Trent Cameron

Actor | The Wood

Trent Cameron was born on May 16, 1979 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Trent Joseph Cameron. He is an actor, known for The Wood (1999), Homeroom (1989) and American Dreams (2002).

7. Tamala Jones

Actress | Blue Streak

Tamala Jones was born on November 12, 1974 in Pasadena, California, USA as Tamala R. Jones. She is an actress and producer, known for Blue Streak (1999), Can't Hardly Wait (1998) and Booty Call (1997).

8. Rick Famuyiwa

Producer | Dope

Rick has a degree in Cinema-Television (Production) and Cinema-Television (Critical Studies), both from USC. He considers his time at the Sundance Lab to be the equivalent of grad school.

9. Albert Berger

Producer | Little Miss Sunshine

Albert Berger is a producer, known for Little Miss Sunshine (2006), Election (1999) and Cold Mountain (2003).

10. Ron Yerxa

Producer | Little Miss Sunshine

Ron Yerxa was born on May 18, 1947 as Ronald Paul Yerxa. He is a producer, known for Little Miss Sunshine (2006), Election (1999) and Cold Mountain (2003).

11. David Gale

Producer | Election

Known for Election, Varsity Blues, Original Kings of Comedy, Beavis and Butt-head Do America, and Jackass I and II. David ran MTV Films from 1995 to 2006 during which the division released 27 films, including Napoleon Dynamite, Hustle and Flow, Save The Last Dance and Tupac: Resurrection, ...

12. Van Toffler

Producer | Æon Flux

Van Toffler is a producer, known for Æon Flux (2005), Election (1999) and Varsity Blues (1999).

13. Martin Lawrence

Actor | Martin

Martin Lawrence was born on April 16, 1965 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany as Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence. He is an actor and writer, known for Martin (1992), Bad Boys II (2003) and Bad Boys (1995). He has been married to Shamicka Gibbs since July 10, 2010. They have two children. He was ...

14. Pam Grier

Actress | Jackie Brown

Pam Grier was born in Winston-Salem, NC, one of four children of Gwendolyn Sylvia (Samuels), a nurse, and Clarence Ransom Grier Jr., an Air Force mechanic. Pam has been a major African-American star from the early 1970s. Her career started in 1971, when Roger Corman of New World Pictures launched ...

15. Kasi Lemmons

Actress | The Silence of the Lambs

Kasi Lemmons was born on February 24, 1961 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Karen Lemmons. She is an actress, known for The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Candyman (1992) and Eve's Bayou (1997). She has been married to Vondie Curtis-Hall since 1995. They have two children.

16. Daryl Mitchell

Actor | Galaxy Quest

Daryl Mitchell was born on July 16, 1965 in The Bronx, New York, USA as Daryl Maurice Mitchell. He is known for his work on Galaxy Quest (1999), Inside Man (2006) and 10 Things I Hate About You (1999). He has been married to Carol since 1998. They have four children.

17. Nia Long

Actress | Big Momma's House

Stunning pop culture icon, Hollywood leading lady and three-time NAACP award winner Nia Long returns to the big screen this fall in the highly anticipated Universal Pictures sequel The Best Man Holiday (in theaters November 15th) where she reunites with original castmates Taye Diggs ("Private ...

18. Ice Cube

Soundtrack | Friday

Ice Cube was born in South Central Los Angeles, to Doris (Benjamin), a custodian and hospital clerk, and Hosea Jackson, a UCLA groundskeeper. He first came to public notice as a singer and songwriter with the controversial and influential band N.W.A. His compositions with that group included many ...

19. Vanessa Chester

Actress | The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Vanessa Chester was born on July 2, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Vanessa Lee Chester. She is known for her work on The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), A Little Princess (1995) and Harriet the Spy (1996).

20. Bill Bellamy

Actor | A Dark Foe

1 brother (deceased) - per TV series "UnSung Hollywood - Bill Bellamy" (S3 Ep7)

Recently aired on TVOne as a repeat on 11/16/2016, It's a Documentary show which details archival film footage and personal, revealing interviews, about the lives and careers of some of the world's most highly talented ...

21. Bernie Mac

Actor | The Bernie Mac Show

Bernard Jeffrey McCollough was born in 1957 in Chicago, the son of Mary McCullough and Jeffery Harrison. He grew up in the city, in a rougher neighborhood than most others, with a large family living under one roof. This situation provided him with a great insight into his comedy, as his family, ...

22. Guy Torry

Actor | American History X

Guy Torry is a native of St. Louis, Missouri. Known as "Torry" by college friends, Guy attended Southeast Missouri State University, the alma mater of fellow comedian and St. Louisan, Cedric The Entertainer. His comic genius was evident to fellow students during these college years. Guy often held ...

23. Robert Horry

Actor | Passions

Robert Horry was born on August 25, 1970 in Andalusia, Alabama, USA as Robert Keith Horry. He is an actor, known for Passions (1999), Eve (2003) and The 2000 NBA Finals (2000). He has been married to Keva Develle since July 5, 1997. They have two children.

24. Lamont Bentley

Actor | NYPD Blue

A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Lamont Bentley moved to Los Angeles with his mother, an aspiring singer. His aptitude for comedy became apparent as he constantly made people laugh at his mother's auditions. It was then that he was encouraged to begin his own entertainment career. He began with ...

25. Sinbad

Actor | Jingle All the Way

Sinbad was born in Benton Harbor, Michigan to two parents, Louise and the Baptist Rev. Dr. Donald Beckley Adkins and was then known as David Adkins. He is primarily known as an actor and somewhat a writer and proved his comedic acting style in House Guest (1994), Jingle All the Way (1996), First ...

26. Idina Menzel

Actress | Frozen

Idina Menzel was born on May 30, 1971 in Syosset, New York, USA as Idina Kim Mentzel. She is an actress, known for Frozen (2013), Rent (2005) and Enchanted (2007). She has been married to Aaron Lohr since September 2017. She was previously married to Taye Diggs.

27. Shana Washington

Actress | Hard Time on Planet Earth

Shana Washington is an actress, known for Hard Time on Planet Earth (1989) and The Golden Girls (1985).

28. Trina McGee

Actress | Daylight

Born in the Bronx, New York, Trina McGee is the eldest child to her classical pianist mother and her Haitian photographer/revolutionist father. Although her father was absent from the family unit, his political legacy continued to shape Trina's life. Exiled from Haiti in the 1960s for publishing ...

29. Ashley Tesoro

Actress | The Bold and the Beautiful

Ashley Tesoro is a Christian and country music singer. In 2007 she released her self-titled country music debut through Tesoro Records. In 2010 she released a Country-Gospel album titled "Oh You Angel." In 2012 she released a Gospel Hymns album titled "Simply Worship." All of her EP's were produced...

30. Sisqó

Soundtrack | Get Over It

This distinctive silver-haired singer established his performing credentials as a founding member of highly successful urban R&B quartet Dru Hill, who enjoyed transatlantic hits in the late 90s with singles such as 'How Deep Is Your Love' and 'These Are The Times'. The four members of Dru Hill set ...



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