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1. Shawn Ashmore

Actor | X2

Shawn Robert Ashmore was born one minute after his twin brother Aaron Ashmore in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, on October 7, 1979. He is the son of Linda, a homemaker, and Rick Ashmore, a manufacturing engineer. By the age of seven, when their mother became a part of the Multiple Births ...

2. Dominic Monaghan

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Dominic Monaghan is best known for his role in the movie adaptations of "Lord of the Rings". Before that, he became known in England for his role in the British television drama Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1996).

Monaghan was born in Berlin, West Germany, to British parents Maureen, a nurse, and ...

3. Will Ferrell

Producer | Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

John William Ferrell was born in Irvine, California, to Betty Kay (Overman), a teacher, and Roy Lee Ferrell, Jr., a musician. His parents were originally from Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.

A graduate of the University of Southern California, Ferrell became interested in performing while a student ...

4. Zach Galifianakis

Actor | The Hangover

Zach Galifianakis was born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, to Mary Frances (Cashion), who owned a community arts center, and Harry Galifianakis, a heating oil vendor. His father is of Greek descent and his mother is of mostly English and Scottish ancestry. Zach moved to New York City after failing ...

5. Jason Sudeikis

Actor | Colossal

Jason Sudeikis was born on September 18, 1975 in Fairfax, Virginia as Daniel Jason Sudeikis. His father is Daniel Joseph Sudeikis, a Vice President of a business development and his mother is Kathryn (née Wendt), a travel agent at Brennco and President of the American Society of Travel Agents. He ...

6. Patrick Wilson

Actor | The Phantom of the Opera

Patrick Joseph Wilson was born in Norfolk, Virginia and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, the son of Mary Kathryn (Burton), a voice teacher and professional singer, and John Franklin Wilson, a news anchor.

Wilson has a B.F.A. in Drama from Carnegie-Mellon University. His theater work has produced ...

7. Robert Downey Jr.

Actor | Iron Man

Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after over four decades in the business.

Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and ...

8. Mark Ruffalo

Actor | Spotlight

Mark Ruffalo was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to Marie Rose (Hebert), a stylist and hairdresser, and Frank Lawrence Ruffalo, a construction painter. His father's ancestry is Italian, and his mother is of half French-Canadian and half Italian descent. Mark moved with his family to Virginia Beach, ...

9. Chris Hemsworth

Actor | The Avengers

Chris Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Leonie (van Os), a teacher of English, and Craig Hemsworth, a social-services counselor. His brothers are actors Liam Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth. He is of Dutch (from his immigrant maternal grandfather), Irish, English, Scottish, and German ...

10. Jeremy Renner

Actor | The Hurt Locker

Jeremy Lee Renner was born in Modesto, California, the son of Valerie (Tague) and Lee Renner, who managed a bowling alley. After a tumultuous yet happy childhood with his four younger siblings, Renner graduated from Beyer High School and attended Modesto Junior College. He explored several areas of...

11. James Spader

Actor | The Blacklist

James Todd Spader was born on February 7, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of teachers Jean (Fraser) and Stoddard Greenwood "Todd" Spader. He attended Phillips Academy in Andover with director Peter Sellars; he dropped out in eleventh grade. He bused tables, shoveled manure, and taught yoga ...

12. Samuel L. Jackson

Actor | Pulp Fiction

Samuel L. Jackson is an American producer and highly prolific actor, having appeared in over 100 films, including Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), Formula 51 (2001), Black Snake Moan (2006), Snakes on a Plane (2006), and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999-2005), ...

13. Don Cheadle

Actor | Crash

Donald Frank Cheadle was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 29, 1964. His childhood found him moving from city to city with his family: mother Bettye (North), a teacher, father Donald Frank Cheadle, Sr., a clinical psychologist, sister Dawn, and brother Colin. After graduating high school in...

14. Paul Bettany

Actor | Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Paul Bettany is an English actor. He first came to the attention of mainstream audiences when he appeared in the British film Gangster No. 1 (2000), and director Brian Helgeland's film A Knight's Tale (2001). He has gone on to appear in a wide variety of films, including A Beautiful Mind (2001), ...

15. Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Actor | Kick-Ass

Aaron Taylor-Johnson is an English stage, television, and film actor.

He was born Aaron Perry Johnson in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, to Sarah and Robert Johnson, a civil engineer. He has a sister, Gemma Johnson, who had a small role in his movie Tom & Thomas (2002). Aaron is of ...

16. Idris Elba

Actor | Beasts of No Nation

An only child, Idrissa Akuna Elba was born and raised in London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at Ford Dagenham; his mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting, before he dropped...

17. Stellan Skarsgård

Actor | Good Will Hunting

Stellan Skarsgård was born in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, to Gudrun (Larsson) and Jan Skarsgård. He became a star in his teens through the title role in the TV-series Bombi Bitt och jag (1968). Between the years 1972-88 he was employed at The Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, where...

18. Thomas Kretschmann

Actor | King Kong

Thomas Kretschmann was born in East Germany. Before becoming an actor, he was a swimmer. He has acted in several popular American movies, such as Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004), The Pianist (2002), U-571 (2000), In Enemy Hands (2004), etc. He has three children, Nicolas, Stella and Sascha with ...

19. Andy Serkis

Actor | War for the Planet of the Apes

English film actor, director and author Andy Serkis is known for his performance capture roles comprising motion capture acting, animation and voice work for such computer-generated characters as Gollum in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001-2003) and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), ...

20. Benedict Cumberbatch

Actor | The Imitation Game

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born and raised in London, England. His parents, Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton (born Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch), are both actors. He is a grandson of submarine commander Henry Carlton Cumberbatch, and a great-grandson of diplomat Henry Arnold ...

21. Tom Holland

Actor | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Thomas Stanley Holland was born in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, to Nicola Elizabeth (Frost), a photographer, and Dominic Holland (Dominic Anthony Holland), who is a comedian and author. His paternal grandparents were from the Isle of Man and Ireland, respectively. He lives with his parents and ...

22. Chadwick Boseman

Actor | Black Panther

Chadwick Boseman is an American actor. He is known for his portrayal of T'Challa / Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (since 2016), particularly in Black Panther (2018), and for his starring roles in as Jackie Robinson in 42 (2013), James Brown in Get on Up (2014), and Thurgood Marshall...

23. Tom Hiddleston

Actor | The Avengers

Thomas William Hiddleston was born in Westminster, London, to English-born Diana Patricia (Servaes) and Scottish-born James Norman Hiddleston. His mother is a former stage manager, and his father, a scientist, was the managing director of a pharmaceutical company. He started off at the preparatory ...

24. Sebastian Stan

Actor | Captain America: Civil War

Sebastian Stan was born on August 13, 1982, in Constanta, Romania. He moved with his mother to Vienna, Austria, when he was eight, and then to New York when he was twelve. Stan studied at Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts and spent a year at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London.

When he went ...

25. Peter Dinklage

Actor | Game of Thrones

Peter Dinklage is an American actor. Since his breakout role in The Station Agent (2003), he has appeared in numerous films and theatre plays. Since 2011, Dinklage has portrayed Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011) . For this he won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a...

26. Benedict Wong

Actor | Doctor Strange

Benedict Wong was born in 1970 in Manchester, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Doctor Strange (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and The Martian (2015).

27. Dave Bautista

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

David Michael Bautista, Jr. was born on January 18, 1969 in Washington, D.C., to Donna Raye (Mullins) and David Michael Bautista, a hairdresser. His father is Filipino, and his mother has Greek ancestry.

When WCW officials told him he'd never make it in sports entertainment, Bautista pushed himself ...

28. Vin Diesel

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

Vin Diesel was born Mark Sinclair in Alameda County, California, along with his fraternal twin brother, Paul Vincent. He was raised by his astrologer/psychologist mother, Delora Sherleen (Sinclair), and adoptive father, Irving H. Vincent, an acting instructor and theatre manager, in an artists' ...

29. Bradley Cooper

Actor | A Star Is Born

Bradley Charles Cooper was born on January 5, 1975 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His mother, Gloria (Campano), is of Italian descent, and worked for a local NBC station. His father, Charles John Cooper, who was of Irish descent, was a stockbroker. Immediately after Bradley graduated from the ...

30. Benicio Del Toro

Actor | Sicario

Benicio Del Toro emerged in the mid-1990s as one of the most watchable and charismatic character actors to come along in years. A favorite of film buffs, Del Toro gained mainstream public attention as the conflicted but basically honest Mexican policeman in Steven Soderbergh's Traffic (2000).

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31. Josh Brolin

Actor | Avengers: Endgame

Rugged features and a natural charm have worked for Josh Brolin, the son of actor James Brolin. He has played roles as a policeman, a hunter, and the President of the United States.

Brolin was born February 12, 1968 in Santa Monica, California, to Jane Cameron (Agee), a Texas-born wildlife activist,...

32. Chris Pratt

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

Christopher Michael Pratt is an American film and television actor. He came to prominence for his small-screen roles, including Bright Abbott in Everwood (2002), Ché in The O.C. (2003), and Andy Dwyer and Parks and Recreation (2009), and notable film roles in Moneyball (2011), The Five-Year ...

33. Sean Gunn

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Sean Gunn was born on May 22, 1974 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is an actor, known for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

34. Winston Duke

Actor | Black Panther

Winston Duke is an actor and producer, known for Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Us (2019).

35. Ross Marquand

Actor | The Walking Dead

Ross Marquand is an American actor native to Denver. Upon receiving his BFA in Theatre from the University of Colorado he moved to Los Angeles and quickly garnered attention in various film and television projects.

After portraying the late Paul Newman on "Mad Men," Marquand went on to land perhaps ...

36. Ethan Dizon

Actor | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Ethan began his acting career at 2 years old, appearing in national commercials for Target, American Egg Board, Taco Bell, and Mercedes Benz. He appeared as a recurring co-star on the hit TV show How I Met Your Mother, also Grey's Anatomy, and 'Til Death. He can be seen most recently on Awkward and...

37. Jacob Batalon

Actor | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Jacob Batalon was born on October 9, 1996 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. He is an actor, known for Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

38. Michael James Shaw

Actor | Avengers: Endgame

Michael James Shaw is an actor and writer, known for Avengers: Endgame (2019), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Limitless (2015).

39. Tom Vaughan-Lawlor

Actor | Avengers: Infinity War

Tom Vaughan-Lawlor was born in 1977 in Dublin, Ireland. He is an actor, known for Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019) and The Infiltrator (2016). He has been married to Claire Cox since September 5, 2010. They have one child.

40. Terry Notary

Actor | Kong: Skull Island

TERRY NOTARY began taking gymnastics class at the age of eight and by the time he graduated high school was the top collegiate pick with athletic scholarships to Berkeley, West Point, Stanford and UCLA. While at UCLA, Notary was a four-time NCAA All American and captain of the gymnastics team. Upon...

41. William Hurt

Actor | A History of Violence

William McChord Hurt was born in Washington, D.C., to Claire Isabel (McGill) and Alfred McChord Hurt, who worked at the State Department. He was trained at Tufts University and The Juilliard School and has been nominated for four Academy Awards, including the most recent nomination for his ...

42. Stan Lee

Producer | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Stan Lee was an American comic-book writer, editor, and publisher, who was executive vice president and publisher of Marvel Comics.

Stan was born in New York City, to Celia (Solomon) and Jack Lieber, a dress cutter. His parents were Romanian Jewish immigrants. Lee co-created Spider-Man, the Hulk, ...

43. Stephen McFeely

Writer | Avengers: Endgame

Stephen McFeely is a writer and producer, known for Avengers: Endgame (2019), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

44. John Cena

Actor | Bumblebee

John Felix Anthony Cena, better known as WWE superstar John Cena, was born on April 23, 1977 in West Newbury, Massachusetts, to Carol (Lupien) and John Cena. He is of Italian (father) and French-Canadian and English (mother) descent, and is the grandson of baseball player Tony Lupien. When he was ...

45. John Eric Bentley

Actor | Resident Evil: Extinction

John Eric Bentley was born on August 31, 1969. He is known for his work on Resident Evil: Extinction (2007), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) and Hotel Artemis (2018).

46. Tom Aglio

Actor | Marvel Avengers Academy

Tom Aglio is an American Voice Actor based out of New York, New York. He has voiced roles in the video games Marvel Avenger's Academy, XOXO Droplets, its sequel XOXO Blood Droplets, and The Incident at Rocket Stop. He is the current voice of all consumer videos for SUEZ North America and has voiced...

47. Alan Adelberg

Actor | Marvel Avengers Academy

Alan Adelberg is an actor, musician, and voice actor out of Austin, Texas performing in several games such as Battlestar Galactica: Deadlock, Fear Effect Sedna, Marvel Avengers Academy, as well as audiobooks and commercials. His debut album, Anthemmatic, has been featured in various television ...

48. Jon Curry

Actor | Avatar

Originally from Seattle, WA, Jon attended Mercer Island High School and went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington School of Drama. He received his M.F.A. in Acting from Temple University in Philadelphia and later studied with Uta Hagen at HB Studios in NYC. He has ...

49. Robin Atkin Downes

Rogue One

Robin Atkin Downes is a seasoned performer with an extensive and distinguished career as an Actor in the film and Television industry. He recently portrayed The Master on Guillermo Del Toro's cult hit "The Strain," which ran for four seasons on FX. Other camera credits include series regular, ...

50. Matt Ellis

Actor | Final Destination 3

Matt Ellis was born as Matthew Ross Ellis. He is an actor, known for Final Destination 3 (2006), Marvel Avengers Academy (2016) and Good Boys (2019).

51. Andy Field

Actor | Five Nights at Freddy's: Help Wanted

Andy Field is an American voice actor. He has appeared in numerous video games such as Paladins, Marvel Avengers Academy, Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted, Five Nights At Freddy's: Sister Location, Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria Simulator, The Conjuring House, The Dark Occult, Contagion, Rico, ...

52. Kellen Goff

Actor | Boku no hîrô akademia

Kellen Goff was born on February 3, 1995 in Torrance, California, USA as Kellen Alexander Goff. He is known for his work on My Hero Academia (2016), JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012) and League of Legends (2009).

53. Colton Haynes

Actor | Rough Night

American actor and model Colton Lee Haynes was born in Wichita, Kansas, to Dana Denise (Mitchell) and William Clayton Haynes. He began modeling at age 15 and his first success came with an Abercrombie & Fitch campaign. He also modeled for J.C. Penney, Kira Plastinina, and Ralph Lauren. He is best ...

54. JT Johnson

JT Johnson is a film and television industry professional with multiple credits to his name. Starting out in the world of radio advertising, JT began his career as a production director. 30,000 scripts later he turned to the world of television advertising which he later parlayed into a position as...

55. JP Karliak

Actor | The Boss Baby: Back in Business

Voice-over artist, writer, solo performer and snappy dresser, JP is the voice of such iconic characters as Wile E. Coyote in New Looney Tunes, the Tin Man in Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, Willy Wonka in Tom and Jerry: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and numerous Marvel heroes and villains, ...

56. Josh Keaton

Actor | Hercules

Josh Keaton was born on February 8, 1979 in Pasadena, California, USA as Joshua Luis Wiener. He is known for his work on Hercules (1997), Voltron: Legendary Defender (2016) and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004). He has been married to Elizabeth Melendez since May 30, 2009.

57. Adrian Pasdar

Actor | Near Dark

Adrian Pasdar was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, to Rosemarie Pasdar (née Sbresny), who owns a travel agency, and Homayoon Pasdar, a prominent heart surgeon. His father is Iranian and his mother, who was born in Germany, is of German, and some Polish, descent. At the age of 2, his father moved ...

58. ASAP Rocky

Soundtrack | Dope

American rapper from Harlem, New York City. Rakim is a member of the hip hop collective ASAP Mob, from which he adopted his moniker. Rocky released his debut mix-tape Live. Love. ASAP, in 2011. The success of his mix-tape led to a record deal with Polo Grounds Music, RCA Records, and Sony Music ...

59. David Sobolov

Actor | Alita: Battle Angel

David Sobolov is the voice of Blitzwing in the Paramount feature Bumblebee, Gorilla Grodd on The CW Network drama The Flash, The Centurion in the Fox feature Alita: Battle Angel, and Drax in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy animated series. You can hear David as the voice of Black Knight Garridan ...

60. Gus Sorola

Actor | Red vs. Blue

Gus Sorola is best known for his role with Rooster Teeth and his part in Red vs. Blue as Simmons. Gus also stars in other productions by Rooster Teeth such as Immersion, host of Drunk Tank Podcasts, special appearances with Achievement Hunter, and the new game show The Gauntlet as coach of the Red ...

61. Brian Stivale

Actor | Marvel Avengers Academy

A 30+ Year Veteran of Stage and Screen, Brian Stivale has accrued over 400+ Professional Credits Internationally. He has been seen and heard in over 300 Million Homes in over 150 Nations. A Voice Acting & Acting Student of Avery Brooks, David Suchet, F. Murray Abraham, and an Advanced Animation ...

62. Fred Tatasciore

Actor | Team America: World Police

Fred Tatasciore is a voice actor/animator known for his work in film, television and games. He can be heard regularly on Fox's "Family Guy," "American Dad," and "The Cleveland Show." He plays Aaarggggh! and many characters on the new show, "Trollhunters" (for Netflix by Guillermo Del Torro), For ...

63. James Arnold Taylor

Actor | Star Wars: The Clone Wars

James Arnold Taylor's versatile vocal range has given him success in every facet of the voice-over industry. His voice is heard all of the world daily, and you would never know it's one person. His list of credits range from leading roles in major summer blockbuster films, starring roles in the ...

64. Eric Thomure

Actor | Marvel Avengers Academy

Eric Thomure is an actor, known for Marvel Avengers Academy (2016), Superficially Deep (2020) and The Speech (2020). He has been married to Rebekah since July 24, 1998. They have three children.

65. Adande 'Swoozie' Thorne

Actor | The Space Between Us

Adande Thorne, aka sWooZie, is an actor, comedian, animator, director, professional gamer and YouTube star. Adande initially began his career as a professional gamer and traveled the world to compete in events appearing regularly on IGN and G4. His videos chronicled his journey and created a large ...

66. Toby Turner

Actor | MyMusic

Born in Mississippi and raised in Niceville, FL, he is a YouTube comedian with more than 9,000,000 subscribers across his 3 channels. Toby's videos have been viewed over 2 billion times on YouTube alone. Most recently, he was cast as the only human character in the Cartoon Network show, "The ...

67. Brandon Winckler

Actor | Marvel Avengers Academy

Brandon Winckler (Also known as Brandon James) is a voice actor based in Los Angeles, California. While specializing in animation and video games, he can be heard in games such as Zodiac Axis, Marvel Avengers Academy, and others. He has worked with production companies such as Bang Zoom ...

68. Isaak Wells

Actor | Coffee with a Madman

Isaak Wells is a Canadian American was born on November 2 1984. He was born with a congenital heart defect and suffered from major lung, and heart problems which caused most of his youth to be confined to a hospital bed. He was also born with High Functioning Autism which he later would channel ...

69. Chris Klein

Actor | American Pie

Chris Klein was born in Hinsdale, Illinois, on March 14, 1979, to Terese (Bergen), a kindergarten teacher, and Fred Klein, an engineer. He is of German, Irish, and English descent. After spending the first thirteen years of his life there, he moved with his family to Nebraska. It was while he was ...

70. Ty Simpkins

Actor | Jurassic World

At his young age, Ty Simpkins has proudly accomplished more than most in the world of entertainment - he has starred in two of the biggest blockbusters of all time. Simpkins can be seen opposite Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt in Universal's dinosaur box office monster hit Jurassic World. Prior...

71. Jonathan Bennett

Self | Cake Wars

Jonathan David Bennett was born in Rossford, Ohio, to RuthAnne (Mason) and Dr. David Paul Bennett. He headed straight to New York to pursue acting after graduating from the theater program at Otterbein. He was actually discovered by an agent while sitting on a train. Six months later he signed on ...

72. Barkhad Abdi

Actor | Captain Phillips

Barkhad Abdi was born on April 10, 1985 in Mogadishu, Somalia as Barkhad Abdinasir Abdi. He is an actor, known for Captain Phillips (2013), Eye in the Sky (2015) and Good Time (2017).

73. Mike Colter

Actor | Luke Cage

Mike was born to Mr. & Mrs. Eddie Lee Colter Sr. At just 8 years of age he knew that acting would be his life long ambition when he saw the film "A Soldiers Story" in 1984. He began by starting a drama club in high school and becoming the president of the club. After putting on several plays and ...

74. Eka Darville

Actor | Jessica Jones

Eka Darville was born on April 11, 1989 in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. He is an actor, known for Jessica Jones (2015), Her Smell (2018) and The Sapphires (2012).

75. David Tennant

Actor | Doctor Who

Often considered one of Scotland's greatest actors, David Tennant was born David John McDonald in West Lothian, Scotland, to Essdale Helen (McLeod) and Sandy McDonald, who was a Presbyterian minister. He is of Scottish and Ulster-Scots descent. When he was about 3 or 4 years old, he decided to ...

76. Kobi Libii

Actor | Alpha House

Kobi Libii is an actor and writer, known for Alpha House (2013), Transparent (2014) and Madam Secretary (2014).

77. Flula Borg

Actor | Pitch Perfect 2

Flula Borg was born and raised in Erlangen, Germany, where he started his performance career as a traditional Bavarian Schuhplattler dancer. After unintentionally winning the Scion National Hypeman contest (he entered as its only international contestant), he relocated to Hollywood, California, to ...

78. Alan Tudyk

Actor | Rogue One

Alan Tudyk was born in El Paso, Texas, and grew up in Plano, where he attended Plano Sr. High. In 1990, he went on to study drama at Lon Morris Jr. College. While there, he was awarded the Academic Excellence Award for Drama. He was also named Most Likely to Succeed and Sophomore Beau. During this ...

79. Patrick Stewart

Actor | Logan

Sir Patrick Stewart was born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England, to Gladys (Barrowclough), a textile worker and weaver, and Alfred Stewart, who was in the army. He was a member of various local drama groups from about age 12. He left school at age 15 to work as a junior reporter on a local paper; he ...

80. Mako

Actor | Conan the Barbarian

Born in Japan, Mako was living there with his grandparents while his parents studied art in the United States, when Japan and the U.S. went to war in 1941. His parents remained in the U.S., working for the Office of War Information, and, at the cessation of the conflict, were granted U.S. residency...

81. Kevin Smith

Producer | Clerks

Kevin Patrick Smith was born in Red Bank but grew up in Highlands, New Jersey, the son of Grace (Schultz) and Donald E. Smith, a postal worker. He is very proud of his native state; this fact can be seen in all of his movies. Kevin is of mostly German, with some Irish and English, ancestry.

His ...

82. Laurence Fishburne

Actor | The Matrix

One of Hollywood's most talented and versatile performers and the recipient of a truckload of NAACP Image awards, Laurence John Fishburne III was born in Augusta, Georgia on July 30, 1961, to Hattie Bell (Crawford), a teacher, and Laurence John Fishburne, Jr., a juvenile corrections officer.

His ...

83. Christopher Sabat

Actor | Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru Z - Kami to Kami

Christopher Sabat was born on April 22, 1973 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Christopher Robin Sabat. He is an actor and producer, known for Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (2013), Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection "F" (2015) and Dragon Ball Z (1996). He has been married to Tabitha ...

84. Neal McDonough

Actor | Minority Report

Multi-talented and award-winning actor Neal McDonough can be seen in a multitude of stellar productions in 2019. In addition to just wrapping his second season on "Project Blue Book", he also gave a lightning rod performance in Paramount Networks' "Yellowstone" opposite Kevin Costner.

He can also ...

85. Malcolm McDowell

Actor | A Clockwork Orange

Malcolm John Taylor was born on June 13, 1943 in Leeds, England, to working-class parents Edna (McDowell), a hotelier, and Charles Taylor, a publican. His father was an alcoholic. Malcolm hated his parents' ways. His father was keen to send his son to private school to give him a good start in life...

86. Steve Blum

Actor | Star Wars: Rebels

With hundreds of V/O credits to his name, Veteran Voice Monkey Steve Blum is best known as the voice of "Spike Spiegel" from Cowboy Bebop, "Wolverine" from several incarnations of X-Men (animated movies, games, the Wolverine and the X-Men TV Series, The Super Hero Squad Show, X-Men Anime and more),...

87. Noah Crawford

Actor | My Name Is Earl

Noah Crawford played "young Earl" on the show My Name Is Earl (2005) alongside Ryan Armstrong, who played "young Randy" in 20 episodes. He was normally portrayed as the unruly child who continuously got into trouble. Many of "young Earl's" actions caused items which "grown Earl" would have to add ...

88. Hulk Hogan

Actor | No Holds Barred

Hulk Hogan was born on August 11, 1953 in Augusta, Georgia, USA as Terry Gene Bollea. He is an actor and producer, known for No Holds Barred (1989), Rocky III (1982) and Suburban Commando (1991). He has been married to Jennifer McDaniel since December 14, 2010. He was previously married to Linda ...

89. Matthew McConaughey

Actor | Dallas Buyers Club

American actor and producer Matthew David McConaughey was born in Uvalde, Texas. His mother, Mary Kathleen (McCabe), is a substitute school teacher originally from New Jersey. His father, James Donald McConaughey, was a Mississippi-born gas station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business. He is ...

90. Kevin Spacey

Actor | The Usual Suspects

Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known by his stage name Kevin Spacey, is an American actor of screen and stage, film director, producer, screenwriter and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s before obtaining supporting roles in film and television. He gained critical acclaim in...

91. Jason Bateman

Actor | Arrested Development

Jason Bateman is an American film and television actor, known for his role as Michael Bluth on the television sitcom Arrested Development (2003), as well as his role on Valerie (1986).

He was born in Rye, New York. His father, Kent Bateman, from a Utah-based family, is a film and television director...

92. Liev Schreiber

Actor | Spotlight

Liev (pronounced Lee-ev) Schreiber was born in San Francisco. His mother, Heather (Milgram), is a painter, and his father, Tell Schreiber (Tell Carroll Schreiber III), is a theatrical actor who had a small role in The Keeper (1976). His mother is from a working-class Jewish family from Poland and ...

93. Jake Gyllenhaal

Actor | Nightcrawler

Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal was born in Los Angeles, California, to producer/screenwriter Naomi Foner (née Achs) and director Stephen Gyllenhaal. He is the brother of actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, who played his sister in Donnie Darko (2001). His godmother is actress Jamie Lee Curtis. His mother is from...

94. Alec Baldwin

Actor | The Departed

Alec Baldwin is the oldest, and best-known, of the four Baldwin brothers in the acting business (the others are Stephen Baldwin, William Baldwin and Daniel Baldwin). Alexander Rae Baldwin III was born on April 3, 1958 in Massapequa, New York, the son of Carol Newcomb (nee Martineau) Baldwin and ...

95. Clint Howard

Actor | Apollo 13

Clint Howard also had a recurring role in The Andy Griffith Show, as a little boy always dressed in a cowboy outfit and always eating a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. He never said a word, but was always offering someone a bite. He also had a co-starring role along with a black bear as the owner...

96. Ron Howard

Actor | Arrested Development

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard is one of this generation's most popular directors. From the critically acclaimed dramas A Beautiful Mind (2001) and Apollo 13 (1995) to the hit comedies Parenthood (1989) and Splash (1984), he has created some of Hollywood's most memorable films.

Howard ...

97. Ralph Fiennes

Actor | The Grand Budapest Hotel

Actor Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes was born on December 22, 1962 in Suffolk, England, to Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne (Lash), a novelist, and Mark Fiennes, a photographer. He is the eldest of six children. Four of his siblings are also in the arts: Martha Fiennes, a director; Magnus ...

98. James Franco

Actor | 127 Hours

Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks (1999), James Franco was born April 19, 1978 in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, a writer, artist, and actress, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. His mother is Jewish and his father was of ...

99. Dave Franco

Actor | Neighbors

David John Franco was born in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, an author, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. He has two older brothers, actors James Franco and Tom Franco. His father was of Portuguese and Swedish descent, and his mother is Jewish. Dave made ...

100. Matt Dillon

Actor | There's Something About Mary

Matt Dillon's successful film career has spanned over three decades and has showcased his wide range of dramatic and comedic talents. Dillon displayed his versatility with an arresting performance co-starring as a racist cop in the critically acclaimed Paul Haggis film Crash. This role earned him ...



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