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  • 1. Melina Kanakaredes
    b.1967, Akron, Ohio, USA
    Melina is a second-generation Greek-American who was born and raised in Akron, Ohio area, as the youngest of three sisters. Her retired father was an insurance salesman and her mother is a homemaker. Growing up, she spent many hours in her family's candy store. As a
    Recent Role: Writer on CSI: NY
  • 2. Tom Selleck
    b.1945, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    His parents are Robert and Martha Selleck. His father was born in Slovakia, is Tom's tie to Eastern Europe. Robert is now a real estate investor for Selleck Properties. His mother was a homemaker. Tom was one of three of the Selleck's sons.

    He grew up in Sherman

    Recent Role: Writer on Jesse Stone
  • 3. Patricia Arquette
    b.1968, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Patricia started acting in films in 1987. Her first role was in the movie A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. Critics were impressed with her acting right away. She made many movies in the 1990’s, including the hit film, Ed Wood that co-starred
    Recent Role: Director on Medium
  • 4. Simon Baker
    b.1969, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
    Simon Baker was born to Catholic parents, high school English teacher Elizabeth Labberton and groundskeeper/mechanic Barry Baker, on July 30, 1969, in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. His parents divorced while he was still young and his mother later remarried butcher Tom Denny.
    Recent Role: Producer on The Mentalist
  • 5. Mark Harmon
    b.1951, Burbank, California, USA
    Mark Harmon was born in Burbank, California to Tom Harmon, a University of Michigan football All-America and Heisman Trophy and actor and artist, Elyse Knox. Mark has two older sisters, actress and painter Kristin Nelson, the former wife of singer Ricky Nelson, and actress Kelly
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on NCIS: New Orleans
  • 6. Jason Bateman
    b.1969, Rye, New York
    Jason Bateman was born on January 14, 1969. His father-in-law is Paul Anka. He began acting at age 10 when a casting director asked him to read for the lead of an educational film. Soon, he landed spots on Little House On The Prairie and Silver Spoons. In
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Growing Up Fisher
  • 7. Jensen Ackles
    b.1978, Richardson, Texas, USA

    Jensen was born in Dallas, Texas. His father Alan Ackles was an actor in the Dallas area, so he was exposed to the entertainment industry at a young age. When he was a sophomore in high school, a friend asked him to come along to a local acting seminar. After getting an

    Recent Role: Director on Supernatural
  • 8. Lara Spencer
    b.1969, Garden City, Hempstead, Long Island, New York, U.S.

    Lara Spencer is known for her hosting talents and rare interviews with Hollywood's elite. Working for celebrity media shows such as Entertainment Weekly and, as of 2004, co-host of The Insider, alongside with Pat O'Brien. Lara also hosted Antiques Roadshow for two years.

    Recent Role: Executive Producer on It's Worth What?
  • 9. Yannick Bisson
    b.1969, Montréal, Québec, Canada
    Yannick was born in Montreal, Canada on May 16th, 1969. At the age of 8 he moved to the US with his parents, where he lived in Florida, then Texas. At the age of 13 he moved back to Canada, this time residing in Toronto, where he took up acting lessons and started getting
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Murdoch Mysteries
  • 10. Leonard Nimoy
    b.1931, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    Leonard Simon Nimoy, born to Russian Jewish immigrants - began his long career in acting at the age of 8, by appearing in various plays at the local community theatre in his hometown of Boston, MA. He continued to appear in amateur productions until the age of 18, while also

    Recent Role: Director on The Powers of Matthew Star
  • 11. Matthew Gray Gubler
    b.1980, Las Vegas, Nevada

    Matthew was born on March 9, 1980, to John Gubler, an attorney, and Marilyn Kelch Gubler, a rancher, political consultant and a former chairwoman of the Nevada Republican Party. He was raised in a quiet neighborhood near Bob Baskin Park in Las Vegas, Nevada. From the

    Recent Role: Director on Criminal Minds
  • 12. Mariska Hargitay
    b.1964, Santa Monica, California, USA

    Mariska was born on January 23, 1964 as Mariska Magdolna Hargitay. She was born in Santa Monica, California. Her legendary parents, Jayne Mansfield and Mickey Hargitay brought Mariska up in the world of spot lights and cameras. She is their youngest daughter. Mariska

    Recent Role: Producer on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • 13. Neil Patrick Harris
    b.1973, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

    Neil was first well-known for his title role in "Doogie Howser, M.D." After "Doogie" ended, Neil got involved in theater, and performed in several Broadway productions. He also had a small but memorable cameo in the comedy "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle," in which

    Recent Role: Director on The Goodwin Games
  • 14. Scott Bakula
    b.1954, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
    Scott Bakula is perhaps best known for his five-year stint on the innovative television series Quantum Leap, which brought him a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama Series, as well as three additional nominations, and four Emmy nominations. He was also honored an
    Recent Role: Director on Quantum Leap
  • 15. Michael Weatherly
    b.1968, New York City
    Born on July 8th, 1968 in New York City and raised in Fairfield, CT, Michael Weatherly left college to pursue a career in acting. He also liked music and played in a band during the start of his acting career. He graduated from Brooks School in North Andover, Massachusetts,
    Recent Role: Director on NCIS
  • 16. Jennifer Love Hewitt
    b.1979, Waco, Texas, United States

    Born in Waco, Texas in 1979, Jennifer was given her first name by her older brother Todd, who named his little sister after a girl he then had a crush on. After her parents got divorced she grew up with her mother in Harker Heights, also in

    Recent Role: Executive Producer on The Client List
  • 17. Emily Deschanel
    b.1976, Los Angeles, California, USA

    Emily Deschanel was born in Los Angeles, California on October 11, 1976. Her father is famed cinematographer Caleb Deschanel whose credits include The Passion of the Christ and

    Recent Role: Producer on Bones
  • 18. Stefanie Powers
    b.1942, Hollywood, California
    Stefanie Powers was born Stefania Zofia Federkiewicz on November 2nd in southern California. Her birth name derives from her Polish ancestry. Her parents separated when she was young, and she grew up with her mother Julie, her stepfather and her brother. By the age of 15,
    Recent Role: Producer on Hart to Hart
  • 19. David Boreanaz
    b.1969, Buffalo, NY, USA
    David was born in Buffalo, New York and grew up in Philadelphia. As a child he dreamed of becoming an actor, and when he graduated high school he moved to New York and studied acting at Ithaca College. After college, he moved to Los Angeles.

    He got his first break

    Recent Role: Producer on Bones
  • 20. David McCallum
    b.1933, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    David McCallum, Jr. was born in September of 1933 in Scotland. He got an early start and became famous for his role in the T.V. show Man From U.N.C.L.E.. David has starred in almost 40 films and several Television series. He currently stars as Doctor "Ducky" Mallard
    Recent Role: Director on The Explorers
  • 21. David James Elliott
    b.1960, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Born on 21 September 1960 in Canada, David spends a considerable time of his youth on the Bahamas where his father's relatives still live, while the latter has emigrated to Canada. Rock music gets the best of David, him being lead singer of a band in high-school
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Dodson's Journey
  • 22. Thomas Gibson
    b.1962, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Thomas Gibson began his acting career at the age of ten when he took part in childrens theater. Gibson performed and studied with the Footlight Players at the Dock Street Theater and starred in his first play in 1973. Six years later, he attended the College of Charleston and
    Recent Role: Director on Criminal Minds
  • 23. Shemar Moore
    b.1970, Oakland, California
    Shemar Moore was born in Oakland, California on April 20, 1970. Shemar spent the first two years of his life in Denmark where he became fluent in Danish. After his parents divorced, Shemar traveled with his mother to various countries including Bahrain, England, Greece &
    Recent Role: Writer on Soul Train
  • 24. Timothy Olyphant
    b.1968, Honolulu, Hawaii

    Timothy was born in in Honolulu, Hawaii, but moved to Modesto, a small agricultural town in Northern California at the age of two. He grauduated from Fred C. Beyer High School in Modesto in 1986 and then migrated south to Los Angeles to attend the University of Southern

    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Justified
  • 25. Daryl "Chill" Mitchell
    b.0000, Bronx, NY
    Daryl Mitchell was born in the Bronx, but he was raised on Long Island. He has 3 brothers and 1 sister. His father was a Queens bus driver. He first gained celebrity as part of the rap group, Groove B. Chill. The group made a video to accompany one of their songs.
    Recent Role: Producer on Brothers
  • 26. Susan Tully
    b.1968, Highgate, London, UK
    Susan Tully is a TV all-rounder: She's worked both in front of, and behind the cameras with shows EastEnders, London's Burning and Silent Witness on her CV. She came to fame in 1981 when she played Suzanne in the BBC's children's show, Grange Hill. She then went on to play one
    Recent Role: Director on The Ladies Paradise
  • 27. Gregory Smith
    b.1983, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Greg was born in Toronto. Greg's mother, Terrea Oster, is a teacher. His father, Maurice, is a film director, Greg firmly states he wasn't just "put" in his father's movies, but earned roles on his own. Greg has also said his grandfather was an actor, so acting definitely runs
    Recent Role: Director on Arrow
  • 28. Chad Michael Murray
    b.1981, Buffalo, New York
    Born in Buffalo, New York, Chad found a ready audience for his talents early on. When he was just four or five years old, the young ham performed skits and sang made-up songs for his large family which includes three brothers, Rex, Brandon and Nicholas, a half-brother,
    Recent Role: Director on One Tree Hill
  • 29. A.J. Buckley
    b.1978, Dublin, Ireland
    Born in Dublin, Ireland, AJ, born Aaron James Buckley, immigrated to Canada with his family at the age of six. His first acting role was on a television show called 'Oddyssey' on CBC. He attended the St. Thomas Moore private school. He currently lives in LA, and plays drums in a band with his 'Extreme Days' co-star, Ryan Gosling.
    Recent Role: Writer on GhostFacers
  • 30. John Schneider
    b.1960, Mount Kisco, New York, USA
    John Schneider has starred in six television series, including the latest sensation Smallville; five mini-series; four feature films; one soap opera; 14 movies; and two of his own television specials, not to mention the many guest starring roles and appearances which he
    Recent Role: Director on Smallville
  • 31. Adam Rodriguez
    b.1975, Yonkers, New York, USA
    Born In Yonkers, NY on April 2, 1975 of Puerto Rican and Cuban Descent Adam Rodriguez dreamt of becoming a professional baseball player but sadly his dream came to a end when in high school a sports injury to his spine sidelined him so he turned to acting. Replacing one
    Recent Role: Director on CSI: Miami
  • 32. Kirsten Vangsness
    b.1972
    Although Kirsten Vangsness is currently starring in Criminal Minds as Technical Analyst Penelope Garcia, she is well-known in the Los Angeles theater community and as a performance artist. Kirsten is an active member of Theatre of NOTE in Hollywood. Her hard work
    Recent Role: Writer on Criminal Minds
  • 33. Jon Cryer
    b.1965, New York, New York
    Jon Cryer has appeared in numerous feature films, including "Holy Man," "Hot Shots!" "Hiding Out," "Pretty in Pink," "Superman IV: The Quest for Peace," "Dudes," "Morgan Stewart's Coming Home," "No Small Affair" and "O.C. & Stiggs," among others. He cowrote and produced the
    Recent Role: Director on Mom
  • 34. James McDaniel
    b.1958, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    James McDaniel attended the University of Pennsylvania, but left to work in theatre, film and television, in New York City. He earned a coveted spot in A Soldiers Play, but was not cast in the movie which followed. Coincidentally, he both starred in the off and broadway
    Recent Role: Director on C-16: FBI
  • 35. Holly Marie Combs
    b.1973, San Diego, CA, USA
    Lauralei Combs was only 15 years old when she gave birth to Holly. Holly's parents' marriage only lasted two years. Holly's mother, has worked as an actress and a singer. Her stepfather is a musician. Mother and daughter lived near the beach in San Diego until Holly was
    Recent Role: Producer on Charmed
  • 36. Matthew Perry
    b.1969, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA
    Born in Williamstown, Mass., and raised in Ottawa, Ontario, Matthew Perry had his first taste of acting when he was in the seventh grade. At age 15 he moved to Los Angeles to live with his father, actor
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Mr. Sunshine
  • 37. Dylan McDermott
    b.1961, Waterbury, CT
    Dylan McDermott is an American film and television actor from Waterbury, Connecticut. He was born Mark Anthony McDermott on October 26, 1961, and began acting when he was 26 years old. His childhood was tumultuous; his mother, who was 15 when he was born, was shot and
    Recent Role: Director on The Practice
  • 38. Joe Mantegna
    b.1947, Chicago, Illinois
    Joe Mantegna, born Joseph Anthony Mantegna on November 13, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, is an American actor, writer, director and producer. Mantegna attended and graduated from DePaul University in 1970 with a degree in acting. It would take nearly a decade for Mantegna
    Recent Role: Director on Criminal Minds
  • 39. Steve Harvey (I)
    b.1957, Welch, West Virginia, USA

    Steve is a triple-threat: an actor, entertainer, and comedian. He began doing stand-up comedy in the early 1990s, eventually leading to a long stint as host of It's Showtime at the Apollo, picking up where his friend

    Recent Role: Writer on Me and the Boys
  • 40. Donnie Wahlberg
    b.1969, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Donnie Wahlberg was the 8th child (out of 9) born to Alma and Donald. Donnie's childhood was a rough one. He grew up in a working class neighborhood near Boston (Dorchester). There were little extras to be found in such a large family. Some of Donnie's siblings turned
    Recent Role: Director on Blue Bloods
  • 41. Chris O'Donnell
    b.1970, Winnetka, Illinois, USA
    Hollywood's resident Golden Boy in the '90s, Chris O'Donnell has portrayed everything from a blind man's sitter to the sword-bearing ally of the Three Musketeers to the Dark Knight's sidekick and even to Ernest Hemingway himself. Although his celebrity status took quite a
    Recent Role: Director on NCIS: Los Angeles
  • 42. Danny Pino
    b.1974, Miami, Florida, USA

    Daniel Pino is an American actor of Cuban descent. He was born on April 15th, 1974 in Miami, FL. Danny has an extensive theatrical background. He even starred opposite Madonna in Up For Grabs in London's West End. He also starred with Billy Crudup in the New York

    Recent Role: Writer on Cold Case
  • 43. Michael Landon
    b.1936, Forest Hills, New York, USA
    Michael was a well-rounded actor. He starred in three extremely successful series during his career. As 'Joe Cartwright' in Bonanza, Michael made many friends that went on to co-star with him when he portrayed 'Charles Ingalls' in Little House on the Prairie.
    Recent Role: Director on Little House on the Prairie
  • 44. Sophia Bush
    b.1982, Pasadena, California, USA
    Sophia Anna Bush was born to parents Charles William Bush and Maureen Bush on July 8, 1982 in Pasadena, CA. She was the only child for the couple. Sophia graduated from Westridge High School - an all girls school - and moved on to study at USC. She was part of a sorority
    Recent Role: Director on One Tree Hill
  • 45. Thomas Cavanagh
    b.1968, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Best known for his portrayal of bowling alley lawyer Ed Stevens in NBC's early 2000 dramedy Ed, Tom Cavanagh is a Canadian movie and television actor. Prior to his work on
    Recent Role: Director on Ed
  • 46. Lauren Graham
    b.1967, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

    Lauren moved from Hawaii to the D.C. area at age five, where she was raised by her father, Lawrence. She attended Langley High School and earned a B.A. in English from Barnard College in New York City. She earned her Master's in Acting from Southern Methodist University's

    Recent Role: Producer on Gilmore Girls
  • 47. John Wesley Shipp
    b.1956, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
    Sexy actor John Wesley Shipp began his rise to stardom on the CBS soap opera Guiding Light where he played "Kelly Nelson" from 1980 to 1984.

    After leaving GL John took on a series of soap roles until 1990 when he was cast as the lead in the CBS
    Recent Role: Director on Palmetto Pointe
  • 48. Julianna Margulies
    b.1966, Spring Valley, New York, USA

    Julianna was born in Spring Valley, New York (just outside New York City), on June 8, 1966. She is the youngest of three daughters. Her father, Paul, is an advertising writer, and her mother, Francesca, is a former dancer with the American Ballet Theater. They divorced

    Recent Role: Producer on The Good Wife
  • 49. Donal Logue
    b.1966, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Logue was born in Ottawa, Canada but grew up in California, along the Mexican border. He started his acting career in theatre while attending college at Harvard. Went on to study at the British-American Academy in London. Donal and his girlfriend live between New York and Los Angeles and have one child.
    Recent Role: Producer on The Knights of Prosperity
  • 50. Daniel Dae Kim
    b.1968, Pusan, Korea
    Daniel was born in Korea but immigrated with his family to the United States when he was just two years old. His hometown is Easton, Pennsylvania. He speaks English with no accent, though most people wouldn't guess it from his performance on Lost.

    Daniel

    Recent Role: Director on Hawaii Five-0
  • 51. Sofia Vergara
    b.1972, Barranquilla, Colombia

    Sofía Margarita Vergara, born on July 10, 1972 in Barranquilla, Colombia, is a Colombian model and actress who has made her way into American television and film. La Toti, as she is fondly called by her five brothers and sisters, grew up in her father's farm in Colombia.

    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Killer Women
  • 52. Eric McCormack
    b.1963, Scarborough (Toronto), Ontario, Canada
    Born and raised in Toronto, McCormack began acting in high school and continued during his college years at the Ryerson Theatre School. He spent the next seven years working in Canadian theater, including five seasons with the Stratford Festival, where he appeared in "A
    Recent Role: Producer on Perception
  • 53. Betty White
    b.1922, Oak Park, Illinois, United States
    Before "The Golden Girls" She spent two years on Mama's Family playing Ellen Harper. On it, she worked with Vicki Lawrence and Rue McClanahan, until it was cancelled by NBC in 1984. Betty White is a Television Hall Of Famer, and has acted in successful television shows,
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Betty White's Off Their Rockers
  • 54. Matthew Bomer
    b.1977, Spring, Texas, USA

    Matthew, the son of former Dallas Cowboy John Bomer and his wife Sissi, is a native of Spring, Texas and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Carnegie Mellon University. After graduation, he moved to New York, where he worked on stage and landed a brief stint on the

    Recent Role: Producer on White Collar
  • 55. Richard Dean Anderson
    b.1950, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Well known as the talented everyday-hero MacGyver, Richard Dean Anderson is a very gifted, remarkable actor by himself. Born in Minnesota to a teacher father and Drawing artist mother, he wished to be a Hockey player while he was teenager. However, several accidents
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Stargate SG-1
  • 56. Miguel Ferrer
    b.1955, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Miguel Ferrer was born in Santa Monica, California, one of five children of Puerto Rican Academy Award-winner José Ferrer (1909-1992) and American singer Rosemary Clooney (1928-2002). His siblings are Maria, Gabriel, Monsita, and Rafael (also an actor) and his cousin is actor
    Recent Role: Director on Crossing Jordan
  • 57. Katherine Heigl
    b.1978, Washigton D. C. ,USA
    Katherine got her start modeling for Sears catalogs. She then did commercials, moving onto That Night and King of the Hill. In 1994, Katherine had a main role in My Father, the Hero playing Gerald Depardieu's daughter, she followed that with a role in Under Seige 2: Dark
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on State of Affairs
  • 58. John Francis Daley
    b.1985, Wheeling, Illinois, USA
    John Francis Daley was born on July 20, 1985 in Wheeling, Illinois to parents, R.F. Daley (actor), and Nancy (singer). John has appeared in projects like "Tommy" (stage, 1995), "Allerd Fishbein's In Love" (1997), "Freaks and Geeks" as Sam Weir, "The Geena Davis Show" as
    Recent Role: Writer on Bones
  • 59. Ron Perlman
    b.1950, New York City, New York, USA
    Ron grew up in Washington Heights, New York City, and attended George Washington High School, where he got his first taste of acting in school productions. After graduating from Lehman College in New York City in 1971 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Theatre, Ron went on
    Recent Role: Director on Beauty and the Beast
  • 60. William Shatner
    b.1931, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Though William Shatner first garnered fame through his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk on the original Star Trek television series, he has gone on to develop a prolific career as an actor, comedian, spokesman and "singer" over a nearly 60-year period. His
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Weird or What?
  • 61. Leah Remini
    b.1970, Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York
    Leah was born on June 15,1970 in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York to George Remini and Vicki Marshall. Leah has one full sister and four half sisters. Her full sister is Nicole Remini and her half sisters are Christine, Elizabeth, Stephanie, and Shannon. Leah has been married
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on (Inside) Out
  • 62. Sara Gilbert
    b.1975, Santa Monica, California, USA

    Sister of Melissa and Jonathan, Sara Gilbert has been acting since early childhood, when she starred in a Kool-aid commercial. She has starred in many films, and was in the comedy series; Welcome to New York. She became famous for her role as 'Darlene' in the

    Recent Role: Executive Producer on The Talk
  • 63. Gabriel Macht
    b.1972, New York City, New York, USA
    Gabriel, son of Stephen Macht, credits his father for getting him into acting. He was born in New York, and spent time in both NYC and Los Angeles while growing up. He has acted on stage, television, and movies. His most recent movie roles have been "The Good Shepard" (December
    Recent Role: Director on Suits
  • 64. Don Johnson
    b.1949, Flat Creek, Missouri
    Donnie Wayne Johnson was born in Flat Creek, Missouri on December 15, 1949. Don's family moved to Wichita, Kansas when Don was 5. When he was 12 the family moved back to Missouri, and then back to Wichita for Don's senior year in high school. Flat Creek is located in the
    Recent Role: Director on Miami Vice
  • 65. Misha Collins
    b.1974, Massachusetts, USA
    Misha Collins is an American actor who is best known for playing the Angel Castiel on the television show Supernatural. Misha was born Misha Dmitri Tippen Krusnic on August 20, 1974 in Massachusetts, USA. His mother named him after a former boyfriend she had when
    Recent Role: Director on Supernatural
  • 66. Ellen DeGeneres
    b.1958, Metairie, Louisiana
    Ellen DeGeneres attracted massive media attention when she came out as a lesbian on her television show in 1997. Known as "the puppy episode," the program stirred controversy and drew criticism from conservative sectors. DeGeneres and her partner, actress Anne Heche, came out
    Recent Role: Writer on The Academy Awards
  • 67. Thomas Lennon
    b.1970, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Attended Oak Park River Forest High School, Oak Park, IL He is a fan of Jackie Chan. He co-wrote Pacifier (2005) with Chan in mind, but it had to be re-worked when it became a Vin Diesel vehicle instead. Lives with his wife Jenny Robertson in Los Angeles [2002].
    Recent Role: Director on Reno 911!
  • 68. Connie Britton
    b.1967, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Connie was born in MA, but she and her family moved to Virginia when she was 7. She graduated from E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg, VA, which she periodically revisits. She attended Dartmouth College where she majored in Asian Studies. As a result of her studies Connie
    Recent Role: Producer on Nashville
  • 69. Courteney Cox
    b.1964, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    The youngest of four children raised in Birmingham, Ala., Courteney (note the spelling) is a former model who signed with the Ford Modeling Agency shortly after finishing high school. Soon, the stunning brunette was appearing on magazine covers and in television
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Cougar Town
  • 70. Robert Vaughn
    b.1932, New York, New York, USA
    Suave and handsome Robert Vaughn was born in New York City to show business parents, his mother a stage actress and his father a radio performer. After his parents divorced, Vaughn moved to Minnesota with his mother, but ended up in Los Angeles, earning a Master's Degree and
    Recent Role: Director on The Protectors (1972)
  • 71. Clarence Gilyard Jr.
    b.1955, Moses Lake, Washington, USA
    Clarence Gilyard Jr., who played 'Conrad McMasters' in the series Matlock for five seasons, has also appeared in the series Diff'rent Strokes and CHiPs. Among the feature films in which he has co-starred are Top Gun and Die Hard. He was
    Recent Role: Director on Walker, Texas Ranger
  • 72. Lorraine Bracco
    b.1954, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York
    Lorraine Bracco showed her 6th grade classmates: after being voted "ugliest girl in the 6th grade" at her Long and became a fashion superstar for Jean-Paul Gautier. She came to prominence ion the Martin Scorsese gangster movie 'Goodfellas,' and followed that with turns in
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on I Married a Mobster
  • 73. Richard Thomas
    b.1951, New York City, New York, USA
    He is an American actor, best known as budding author "John-Boy" on the CBS television series The Waltons. He's the son of Richard Thomas (born circa 1925) and the former Barbara Fallis. His parents were each dancers with the New York City Ballet and owned the New York School of Ballet.
    Recent Role: Director on The Waltons
  • 74. Brad Garrett (I)
    b.1960, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

    Bradley H. Gerstenfeld was born on April 14, 1960 in Woodland Hills, California, USA. Brad attended Hale Jr. High School in Woodland Hills, California and graduated from El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills, California in 1978. He attended UCLA for about 6 weeks,

    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Til Death
  • 75. Andrew Lincoln
    b.1973, Bath

    Despite being born in Hull, Andrew attended Beechen Cliff Secondary school in Bath in Somerset when his family moved south when he was young. He then went on to train at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

    Andrew's voice is familiar in the UK as he provides

    Recent Role: Director on Teachers (UK)
  • 76. Megyn Price
    b.1971, Seattle, Washington
    Megyn started off as an investment banker. But, she soon realized her true passion was acting. She grew up in Oklahoma and wrote, acted, and produced plays in high school. Price studied communications and economics at Stanford University, while pursuing her passion for theater
    Recent Role: Director on Rules of Engagement
  • 77. Debra Messing
    b.1968, Brooklyn, New York, USA

    Debra Messing was born in Brooklyn in the United States. She attended Brandeis University where she majored in theater arts. Messing spent half of her junior year studying in a London program which featured dramatic arts teachers recruited from various distinguished

    Recent Role: Executive Producer on The Starter Wife
  • 78. Ralph Waite
    b.0000, White Plains, New York, USA

    Ralph Waite is an American actor whose most famous for his role as the father on the hit show, The Waltons. He began his acting career late in life, around the time he was 44 years old, but he has stated that he considers acting his calling. Since his debut, he has

    Recent Role: Director on The Mississippi
  • 79. Alan Alda
    b.1936, New York City, New York, USA
    Alan Alda, born on January 28, 1936, began his acting career at the age of 16 in Barnesville, Pennsylvania. While in college at Fordham University, Alda was able to perform on stage in Rome with his father, the late Robert Alda, on television. However, his acting career began with
    Recent Role: Writer on We'll Get By
  • 80. Jada Pinkett Smith
    b.1971, Baltimore, Maryland
    Jada Pinkett was born on September 18, 1971 in Baltimore, Maryland. Her mother's name was Adrienne Banfield and her father's name is Robson Pinkett Jr. Her father was a contractor and her mother was a nurse. They divorced after a few months of marriage. She majored in
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on The Queen Latifah Show
  • 81. Paul Wesley
    b.1982, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Television and film actor Paul Wesley, popularly known as Stefan Salvatore on CW's vampire drama The Vampire Diaries, has crafted a stellar career ever since his late teen years. Born in New
    Recent Role: Director on The Vampire Diaries
  • 82. William H. Macy
    b.1950, Miami, Florida, USA

    William H Macy was born March 13, 1950, in Miami, Florida. Beginning as a student of veterinary medicine, he changed to theater and ended up founding the St. Nicholas Theater Company in Chicago with playwright David Mamet. He then moved to New York City in 1980, and

    Recent Role: Writer on Shameless
  • 83. William Devane
    b.1940, Albany, New York, USA
    Devane has played tough-guy roles in such notable films as Family Plot, Hollow Man, and Testament. He has also appeared in countless television productions, most memorably as the corporate cad in Knots Landing and as the Secretary of Defense
    Recent Role: Writer on Knots Landing
  • 84. Aaron Paul
    b.1979, Emmett, Idaho, USA
    Aaron Paul, more popularly known as Jesse Pinkman from AMC's drug-driven dark-humored drama, Breaking Bad, has gotten the whole bad guy act down to a science. From perennial perp in the crime shows he
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on BoJack Horseman
  • 85. Peter MacNicol
    b.1954, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Peter is a boyish-looking actor who made a big splash on film in the early 1980s, with leading roles in the fantasy Dragonslayer and in Alan J. Pakula's acclaimed adaptation of Sophie's Choice (as the young writer 'Stingo'). After that, Peter concentrated on
    Recent Role: Writer on Numb3rs
  • 86. Anthony Anderson
    b.1970, Los Angeles, California
    Anthony Anderson is an actor that has been in a variety of TV shows and movies, 47 in total. Anthony wrote "Dance of the Warrior" for the Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle soundtrack and "Futuro Ex Novio" for the Rebelde soundtrack. Anthony also performed
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Black-ish
  • 87. Melissa McCarthy
    b.1970, Plainfield, Illinois, USA
    Melissa McCarthy, an American actress, is known for her portrayal of Sookie St. James on the critically acclaimed series, Gilmore Girls.

    Melissa started her career by doing stand up comedy in

    Recent Role: Director on Mike & Molly
  • 88. Melissa Peterman
    b.1970, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Melissa hails from Minneapolis, Minnesota. After graduating from Minnesota State University with theater as one of her majors, she was cast as Madeline Monroe in Hey City Theater's production of Tony & Tina's Wedding. Melissa had more than 600 performances before she
    Recent Role: Producer on Working Class
  • 89. Bob Odenkirk
    b.1962, Naperville, Illinois
    Bob Odenkirk grew up in small suburb outside Chicago--Naperville. Bob is one of 7 siblings, born to Walter (a businessman who died in 1995) and Barbara (a homemaker). His younger brother is Bill Odenkirk, who has produced several hit TV series. Bob graduated from Columbia
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on The Birthday Boys
  • 90. Katherine Parkinson
    b.0000
    Katherine Parkinson is an English actress. She went to Tiffin Girls' School in Kingston-Upon-Thames, Surrey, and then studied Classics at St Hilda's College, Oxford. After Oxford she went to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art although she left without completing
    Recent Role: Writer on Comedy Lab
  • 91. Amanda Tapping
    b.1965, Rochford, Essex, England, UK
    Amanda Tapping was born in August 28, 1965, in Essex, England. She lived with her family in South Essex for a short while, and then they moved to Ontario, Canada, when she was 3. Amanda has blonde hair, blue eyes, and her height is 5' 9'' (175 cm). She has a twin brother and
    Recent Role: Director on Continuum
  • 92. Dennis Haysbert
    b.1954, San Mateo, California
    Dennis' career started out with guest stints in episodic television. His imposing 6' 4" frame has helped him to land roles as military officers and sports figures. He gained national recognition as the voodoo chanting baseball player in Major League. His television success
    Recent Role: Director on The Unit
  • 93. Bryan Cranston
    b.1956, San Fernando Valley, California, USA
    Bryan Cranston has had a very interesting career. He has worked from popular sitcoms and movies to Japanese animé series like Armitage III. He made his debut on television when he was just 8 years old, appearing in a commercial. However, he didn't want to be an actor
    Recent Role: Producer on Breaking Bad
  • 94. Rainn Wilson
    b.1968, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Rainn Wilson is an American character actor who appears as mildly sociopathic Dwight Schrute on The Office (US). He also appeared as the mildly sociopathic Arthur Martin on HBO's Six Feet Under. He made his feature film debut in the 1999 sci-fi comedy Galaxy Quest. Rainn
    Recent Role: Producer on Backstrom
  • 95. Jill Hennessy
    b.1969, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Five foot eight, Jill Hennessy was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on November 25, 1969, Only three minutes after her Twin sister Jacqueline Hennessy. (They were nicknamed Jaq & Jill) Jill and Jacqueline played twin sisters in Dead Ringers in 1988. When Jill was thirteen, her
    Recent Role: Director on Crossing Jordan
  • 96. Josh Holloway
    b.1969, San Jose, California, USA
    Just like Sawyer, his famous brooding bad boy character on Lost, American actor Josh Holloway is a stubborn survivor from the South. It may have taken Josh nearly a decade before being recognized onscreen,
    Recent Role: Producer on Intelligence
  • 97. David Rogers
    b.1977, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Recent Role: Director on The Office
  • 98. Kyra Sedgwick
    b.1965, New York, NY
    Kyra Sedgwick was born in New York City, New York, to wealthy parents, and spent her childhood attending private schools. She became a professional actor as a teenager, first appearing in Another World at age 16. She graduated from the University of Southern California,
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on The Closer
  • 99. Christine Baranski
    b.1952, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Known for her work on the stage, silver and small screen, Christine Baranski has secured her fame in the spotlight. An alumni of Juilliard, Christine made her mark on Broadway by starring in such plays as The Real Thing, Hurlyburly, The House of Blue
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Welcome to New York
  • 100. Robson Green
    b.1964, Hexham, Northumberland, UK
    Robson was born at Dilston Hospital in Hexham, Northumberland at approx. 10pm, and grew up in Dudley - a small mining village in North Tyneside, just outside of Newcastle upon Tyne. His first school was Dudley Primary when he was 5, laying down his early acting career even at
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Place of Execution