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1. Jennifer Jason Leigh Jennifer Jason Leigh Actress, The Hateful Eight Jennifer Jason Leigh was born Jennifer Lee Morrow in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of writer Barbara Turner and actor Vic Morrow. Her father was of Russian Jewish descent and her mother was of Austrian Jewish ancestry. She is the sister of Carrie Ann Morrow and half-sister of actress Mina Badie...
2. Laura Linney Laura Linney Actress, The Big C Laura Leggett Linney was born in New York City on February 5, 1964, into a theatre family. Her father was prominent playwright Romulus Linney, whose own great-grandfather was a congressman from North Carolina. Her mother, Miriam Anderson (Leggett), is a nurse. Although she did not live in her father's house (her parents having divorced when she was an infant)...
3. Michael Sheen Michael Sheen Actor, Masters of Sex Even though he had burned up the London stage for nearly a decade--and appeared in several films--Michael Sheen was not really "discovered" by American audiences until his critically-acclaimed turn as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the 1999 Broadway revival of "Amadeus". Sheen was born in Newport, Wales, the only son of Irene (Thomas) and Meyrick Sheen...
4. Charlotte Rampling Charlotte Rampling Actress, Swimming Pool Tessa Charlotte Rampling was born 5 February 1946 in Sturmer, England, to Isabel Anne (Gurteen), a painter, and Godfrey Lionel Rampling, an Olympic gold medalist, army officer, and colonel, who became a NATO commander. She was educated at Jeanne d'Arc Académie pour Jeunes Filles in Versailles, France and at the exclusive St...
5. Barbara Hershey Barbara Hershey Actress, Black Swan Barbara Hershey was born Barbara Lynn Herzstein in Hollywood, California, to Melrose (Moore) and Arnold Nathan Herzstein, a horse racing columnist. Her father, born in Manhattan, was from a Jewish family (from Hungary and Russia), and her mother, originally from Arkansas, had English and Scots-Irish ancestry...
6. Leslie Zemeckis Leslie Zemeckis Actress, Beowulf
7. Jeremy Sumpter Jeremy Sumpter Actor, Peter Pan Jeremy Robert Myron Sumpter was born on February 5, 1989 in Monterey, California, to Sandra (Johnson) and Gary Sumpter. He was raised in his mother's hometown, Mount Sterling, Kentucky. At a young age, he enjoyed mountain climbing and play with his friends like any other normal kid, but when he went to Lexington...
8. Christopher Guest Christopher Guest Actor, This Is Spinal Tap U.S.-born actor, director, writer, musician, and composer best known for his mockumentaries, poking fun at heavy metal music, small town theatre, dog shows, folk music and film-making itself, Christopher Haden-Guest was born February fifth, 1948, in New York City. His mother, Jean Pauline (Hindes), was a vice president of casting at CBS...
9. Darren Criss Darren Criss Actor, Glee
10. Tom Wilkinson Tom Wilkinson Actor, Michael Clayton Popular British character actor Tom Wilkinson was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, and comes from a long line of urban farmers. He is the son of Marjorie (Percival) and Thomas Wilkinson. Economic hardships forced his family to move to Canada for a few years when Wilkinson was a child; after he had returned to England...
11. Michael Mann Michael Mann Producer, The Insider A student of London's International Film School, Michael Mann began his career in the late 70s, writing for TV shows like Starsky and Hutch. He directed his first film, the award-winning prison drama The Jericho Mile, in 1979. He followed that in 1981 with his first theatrical release, Thief starring James Caan as a safe-cracker who falls under the spell of the mob...
12. Chris Parnell Chris Parnell Actor, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Chris Parnell enrolled at Germantown High School where he took drama and auditioned for every play. In 1985, when he was a senior at Germantown, he was voted "Most Talented" by his classmates. Right after graduating high school, Chris attended North Carolina School of Arts in Winston-Salem...
13. Errol Morris Errol Morris Director, The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara His documentaries helped spur a rebirth of non-fiction film in the 80s & garnered wide critical success. But until 2003's "The Fog of War," Morris was shunned by the Academy Awards. Morris' first two films won much acclaim (Gates of Heaven and Vernon, Florida). In the second movie, Morris intended to explore "Nub City," the town known for residents trading limbs for insurance settlements...
14. Tony Jaa Tony Jaa Actor, Ong-bak 3 Japanom Yeerum was born on February 5, 1976, in the northeastern province of Surin, Thailand. His parents were elephant herders. Jaa watched martial arts films as a young kid and began to emulate some of his idols, from Bruce Lee to Jackie Chan to Jet Li. Jaa studied martial arts...
15. Nora Zehetner Nora Zehetner Actress, Brick Nora Angela was born and grew up in El Paso, Texas. She spent several years attending elementary school in Richardson, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, before moving back to El Paso. When she was 14 she moved to Dallas where she attended the McKinney High School for several years. She attended the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science for one year...
16. Sara Foster Sara Foster Actress, D.E.B.S. She is a former fashion model who briefly hosted the short-lived Entertainment Tonight spin-off ET on MTV. Based on that breakthrough she was cast as the lead femme fatale in The Big Bounce, which was a remake of a previous movie adaptation of the same Elmore Leonard novel.
17. John Carradine John Carradine Actor, The Grapes of Wrath John Carradine, the son of a reporter/artist and a surgeon, grew up in Poughkeepsie, New York. He attended Christ Church School and Graphic Art School, studying sculpture, and afterward roamed the South selling sketches. He made his acting debut in "Camille" in a New Orleans theatre in 1925. Arriving in Los Angeles in 1927...
18. Jamie Brewer Jamie Brewer Actress, American Horror Story Jamie Brewer is best known for her breakthrough dimensional role as Adelaide 'Addie' Langdon in American Horror Story. She has a theatre background which started in 1999. She has continued her theatre and improvisation training at the 'Ruskin School of Acting', and at the 'Howard Fine Acting School'. Jamie appeared/spoke in PSA's for the "Souper Bowl" of Caring Houston Food Drive" in Houston...
19. Tim Meadows Tim Meadows Actor, Mean Girls
20. Paige Howard Paige Howard Actress, Adventureland
21. Anthony Ingruber Anthony Ingruber Actor, The Age of Adaline Anthony Ingruber is a voice and screen actor with an international upbringing, who first gained global attention through his widely popular YouTube channel of impressions. After studying film acting at the Wellington Performing Arts Centre, Ingruber worked briefly at 'Weta Workshop [NZ]', where he was given the chance to do production work on the Academy Award-winning film Avatar (2009)...
22. Gil McKinney Gil McKinney Actor, Once Upon a Time
23. Red Buttons Red Buttons Actor, The Poseidon Adventure Although Red Buttons is best known as a stand-up comic, he is also a successful songwriter, an Academy Award-winning actor (and has been nominated for two Golden Globe awards) and an accomplished singer. Born Aaron Chwatt in New York City's Lower East Side, Buttons (who got his name from a uniform he...
24. Brittany Allen Brittany Allen Actress, It Stains the Sands Red
25. Tim Holt Tim Holt Actor, The Magnificent Ambersons As they say, like father, like son. Cowboy hero Tim Holt avidly followed in the boots of his famous character-actor dad, the granite-jawed Jack Holt (b. Charles John Holt), who appeared in hundreds of silents and talkies (many of them westerns) over the years. The two actually appeared together as father and son in the western The Arizona Ranger...
26. David Ladd David Ladd Producer, The Serpent and the Rainbow David Ladd's professional career in Hollywood spans more than 40 years, beginning when he was a young boy performing in several films with his father, the legendary leading man Alan Ladd. In the years since his first role, he has gone on to become a teenage film star, a senior production executive at MGM, and the producer of several studio films...
27. Charlbi Dean Kriek Charlbi Dean Kriek Actress, Spud
28. Robin Sachs Robin Sachs Actor, Galaxy Quest
29. Davis Cleveland Davis Cleveland Actor, Shake It Up! Davis Cleveland was born in Houston, Texas. He began his acting career by doing commercial work in Texas. After moving to Los Angeles, he began appearing in national commercials for big name companies. Davis has guest-starred in many shows, and co-stars as Flynn Jones in Disney's hit show "Shake It Up".
30. David Selby David Selby Actor, Falcon Crest Actor David Selby, highly regarded for his villainous work on both daytime and nighttime soap classics, was born in Morgantown, West Virginia. He attended West Virginia University and graduated with both B.S. and M.A. degrees from West Virginia University, then earned a Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale...
31. David Meunier David Meunier Actor, The Equalizer
32. Abhishek Bachchan Abhishek Bachchan Actor, Happy New Year Aquarian Abhishek Srivastav was born in February 5, 1976, son of Bollywood mega-stars, Jaya Bhaduri and Amitabh Bachchan, brother to Shweta, uncle to her two children (Navya Naveli & Agastye), and the grandson of Harivansh Rai Srivastav, Hindu and Urdu poet, who wrote under the pen-name of Harivansh Rai Bachchan...
33. Christopher Shea Christopher Shea Actor, Charlie Brown's All Stars! Child actor Christopher Dylan Shea was born on February 5, 1958, in Los Angeles County, California. He was the older brother of fellow child actors Eric Shea and Stephen Shea. Christopher had a regular part as "Joey Starett" on the short-lived western TV series Shane. He also made guest appearances on episodes of such TV series as Bonanza...
34. Jordan Nagai Jordan Nagai Actor, Up
35. David Chisum David Chisum Actor, Timeless
36. Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo Self, Dream Team Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was born on February 5, 1985, in Madeira, Portugal to Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and José Diniz Aveiro. Cristiano has an elder brother, Hugo and two elder sisters, Elma and Liliana Cátia. His name was inspired by the former US-president, Ronald Reagan, whom his father was influenced by...
37. Jonathan Freeman Jonathan Freeman Actor, Aladdin
38. Bobby Brown Bobby Brown Actor, Ghostbusters II
39. Mia Hansen-Løve Mia Hansen-Løve Director, L'avenir Cinema came into Mia Hansen-Løve's life when she was eighteen, as Olivier Assayas made her start as an actress in Late August, Early September. Two years later, he gave her the part of "Aline" in his Les destinées. Their artistic collaboration was coupled by a union in real life, Mia and Olivier becoming life companions...
40. Crystal Hunt Crystal Hunt Actress, Hilton Head Island
41. James Cox James Cox Director, Atomic Tabasco James Cox' short film "Atomic Tabasco" caught the eyes of Michael Gruber and Mike Deluca, who hired him to direct "Highway," written by Scott Rosenberg, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Jared Leto. Next, working with long-time collaborator Captain Mauzner, Cox co-wrote and directed "Wonderland" starring Kate Bosworth...
42. Crystle Lightning Crystle Lightning Actress, Prey Crystle Lightning is everything that her given name implies: a clear bolt of penetrating energy. This vivacious young beauty co-stars in the fourth installment of the American Pie movie franchise American Pie 4: Band Camp and is on track to become one of the most talked about young women in Hollywood...
43. Stephen J. Cannell Stephen J. Cannell Writer, The Rockford Files Stephen J. Cannell was raised in Pasadena, California. His father ran an interior design firm. From an early age, Stephen suffered from undiagnosed dyslexia, which made it nearly impossible from him to do well in school, he either flunked or was held back many times. Even though one of the courses he had trouble with was English...
44. Vivian Wu Vivian Wu Actress, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III Vivian Wu was born in Shanghai, China, in 1966 as Wu Jun Mei. She started acting at age 15 with the Shanghai Film Studio, and then later studied Travel Industry Management at Hawaii's Pacific University. After that she played 'Wen Hsiu' in the Oscar-winning The Last Emperor directed by Bernardo Bertolucci...
45. Stuart Damon Stuart Damon Actor, General Hospital
46. Bruce Timm Bruce Timm Animation Department, Batman: The Animated Series
47. Myndy Crist Myndy Crist Actress, The Time Machine Grew up in Marin County, California. Graduated from UCLA School of Theater and Film.
48. Arabella Field Arabella Field Actress, Dante's Peak
49. Helena Bergström Helena Bergström Actress, The Bomber Although born in an acting family, she wanted work that included animals when she was young. At the age of 5, she was in a production of the play 'Klas Klättermus'. When she was a 15 she received a scholarship for studying in USA and moved to Mississippi for a year. During this year she became interested in acting and decided that this was her future...
50. Luke Greenfield Luke Greenfield Director, Let's Be Cops Luke was born in Manhassett, New York and grew up in Westport, Connecticut. He's best known for creating films that are unpredictable and surprising to audiences such as his film, "The Girl Next Door." His films tend to have high-concept ideas that combine drama and comedy, or comedy and suspense....
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