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  • 1. 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
  • 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. 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
  • 4. 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
  • 5. 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
  • 6. Stephen Collins
    b.1947, Des Moines, Iowa, USA
    Multi-talented Stephen Weaver Collins stars as 7th Heaven's Eric Camden. As an actor, he has starred in many television movies, numerous feature films including Star Trek: The Motion Picture and The First Wives Club, and four Broadway plays. He has had starring roles in New
    Recent Role: Director on 7th Heaven
  • 7. 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
  • 8. 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
  • 9. 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
  • 10. Barry Watson
    b.1974, Traverse City, Michigan, USA
    After what Barry Watson has gone through with his health, love life, and career, it wouldn't be hard to imagine him feeling to be one of the most blessed and luckiest people on this Earth. Television and film actor Watson has battled through cancer, was reunited with his life
    Recent Role: Director on 7th Heaven
  • 11. 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
  • 12. 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
  • 13. Lea Thompson
    b.1961, Rochester, Minnesota
    Lea Katherine Thompson was born May 31, 1961 in Rochester, Minnesota. She is the youngest of five children. Her parents are Barbara and Cliff Thompson. Since all her siblings were much older than her, Lea says it seemed like she had more than two parents. The family lived in the
    Recent Role: Director on Switched At Birth
  • 14. 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
  • 15. 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: Director on Murdoch Mysteries
  • 16. 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
  • 17. 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
  • 18. 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
  • 19. 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
  • 20. 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
  • 21. 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
  • 22. 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
  • 23. 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?
  • 24. 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
  • 25. David Morrissey
    b.1964, Liverpool, England
    David Morrissey is the youngest of four children born to a working class Liverpudlian family. He grew up on a Council Estate in Knotty Ash. His father died at home when David was only 14.

    David left school at 16 shortly after failing his 11-plus. He joined his home

    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Thorne
  • 26. 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
  • 27. Téa Leoni
    b.1966, New York, New York, USA
    Téa Leoni is an American actress, born February 25, 1966 in New York. She is married to a TV-star David Duchovny from 6h May 1997. They have two children. She graduated from the Putney School in Putney, VT in 1984. Auditioned for a "Charlie's Angels" (1976) remake role (as a dare)
    Recent Role: Producer on Madam Secretary
  • 28. 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
  • 29. 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
  • 30. 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
  • 31. 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
  • 32. 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
  • 33. 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
  • 34. Tracee Ellis Ross
    b.1972, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Tracee Ellis Ross is the daughter of singer Diana Ross and her Ross' first husband, Robert Ellis Silberstein. She is a graduate of both Brown University and the highly esteemed William Esper Acting Studio.
    Recent Role: Producer on Reed Between the Lines
  • 35. 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
  • 36. 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
  • 37. Poppy Montgomery
    b.1975, Sydney, Australia
    Poppy's parents are named Nicola and Phil Donahue. Her mother is a market researcher and her father a restaurateur. Five out of the nine siblings, along with herself, are named after flowers, as her mother named many of them after names she found in the book, 'The Flower
    Recent Role: Producer on Unforgettable
  • 38. 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
  • 39. 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
  • 40. Eric Laneuville
    b.1952, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Eric Laneuville entered show business as an actor when he was a teenager. He appeared in small roles throughout the 1970's, finally becoming a regular on the television shows Room 222 and
    Recent Role: Director on Blue Bloods
  • 41. 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
  • 42. 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
  • 43. Joshua Jackson
    b.1978, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Joshua's mother is Fiona Jackson, a casting director. She took him to his first casting call hoping to discourage him from wanting to become an actor. He has a younger sister named Aisleagh. He also has
    Recent Role: Director on Dawson's Creek
  • 44. Michael Chiklis
    b.1963, Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
    Michael Chiklis was born into a Greek American family on August 30, 1963 in Lowell, Massachusetts. He showed an early love for acting, acquiring his Actor's Equity card at the age of 13. Raised in Andover, he attended the Boston University School of Performing Arts, where he
    Recent Role: Director on Vegas
  • 45. 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
  • 46. Mark-Paul Gosselaar
    b.1974, Panorama City, California
    Mark-Paul Gosselaar has starred in many hit TV shows such as NYPD Blue and Commander in Chief. Mark-Paul has been cast as the star of the new TNT series, Raising the Bar, a legal drama from the production company of Steven Bochco.
    Mark-Paul
    Recent Role: Director on Franklin & Bash
  • 47. Robert Conrad
    b.0000, Chicago, Illinois, USA

    TV tough guy Robert Conrad is perhaps best known as Secret Service Agent James West on The Wild Wild West, but has been seen in numerous TV shows and films throughout his career. His physicality and tough demeanor are forever associated with the actor and the roles he has

    Recent Role: Director on High Mountain Rangers
  • 48. Dominic West
    b.1969, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, UK
    Won a Screen Actor Guild for Best Cast in a Motion Picture for Chicago on the 9th March 2003. Has brown hair and brown eyes Was one of seven children - five girls, two boys - born to George & Moya West - his parents divorced in 1996 His father owned a
    Recent Role: Director on The Wire
  • 49. 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
  • 50. Joely Fisher
    b.1967, Burbank, California, USA
    Growing up in a Beverly Hills mansion, well-fed, well-educated, and well-traveled - what could be more perfect? But absentee father Eddie Fisher, an alcoholic and self-confessed drug addict, and sexpot mother Connie Stevens introducing a succession of men into her life made
    Recent Role: Director on Til Death
  • 51. 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
  • 52. 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
  • 53. 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
  • 54. 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
  • 55. 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: Producer on Justified
  • 56. Polly James (I)
    b.1941, Lancashire, England, UK
    Polly James (I) is a semi-retired English actress who has worked on stage, screen and radio during an award-winning 40 year career (1966-2008). For the writer active from 1950-1959, please see Polly James (II).
    Recent Role: Writer on The Adventures of Jim Bowie
  • 57. 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
  • 58. 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)
  • 59. 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
  • 60. Alan Cumming
    b.1965, Perthshire, Scotland, UK
    On the 27th of January 1965, Alan was born in Perthshire in Scotland. His father, Alex, was a forester at Atholl Estate. When Alan was one, the family (mother Mary, dad Alex, and older brother Tom) moved from Dunkeld to Fassfern on the West Coast of Scotland. When he was
    Recent Role: Writer on The High Life
  • 61. 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
  • 62. Erica Durance
    b.1978, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Erica was born in Calgary to a truck driver, Joel, and librarian, Gail. She grew up with an older brother and sister on a turkey farm in Three Hills, Alberta. After school, she moved to Vancouver to start her acting career, which has primarily included low-budget horror films
    Recent Role: Producer on Saving Hope
  • 63. 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
  • 64. 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
  • 65. Hugh Laurie
    b.1959, Oxford, England

    James Hugh Calum Laurie was born on June 11, 1959, and was the youngest of four children of Dr. William George Ranald "Ran" Mundell and Patricia Laurie. He attended the Dragon School, a well-known prep school in Oxford, before going on to Eton and Selwyn College.

    Recent Role: Executive Producer on House
  • 66. David Henrie
    b.1989, Los Angeles, California
    David Henrie was born on July 11th, 1989 in Los Angeles, California. He also lived in Arizona from the ages of 2 to 10. He got his start when he first starred in the TV show Providence. After that he went to bigger roles, the first being Petey Pitt in the show "The Pitts". Later
    Recent Role: Writer on Wizards of Waverly Place
  • 67. 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
  • 68. Josh Charles
    b.1971, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Josh Charles was born Joshua Aaron Charles in Baltimore, Maryland on the 15th of September 1971. The son of Allan, an advertising executive, and Laura, a gossip columnist, Josh and his brother Jeff were raised in the bustling city of Baltimore. Josh's career in the entertainment
    Recent Role: Director on The Good Wife
  • 69. 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
  • 70. 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
  • 71. 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
  • 72. 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
  • 73. Scott Foley
    b.1972, Kansas City, Kansas
    Born in Kansas City, Kan., Foley relocated often during his childhood due to his father's career in international banking. He lived all over the world, including Sydney, Australia and Tokyo, Japan. Foley attended high school in St. Louis, Mo., performing in school and community
    Recent Role: Director on The Unit
  • 74. 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
  • 75. 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
  • 76. William Petersen
    b.1953, Evanston, Illinois
    William Petersen has a distinguished background in film, theater, and television. His television credits include the films Long Gone, The Rat Pack, The Kennedys of Massachusetts, which won a Golden Globe Award, and The Beast. He also serves as
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
  • 77. 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
  • 78. Shannen Doherty
    b.1971, Memphis, Tennessee, United States
    Shannen Doherty was born on April 12, 1971 in Memphis, Tennessee to Tom, a bank worker, and Rosa, a beautician. In 1978, when Shannen was only 7, the Doherty family moved to Los Angeles and Shannen immediately announced her dreams to become an actress. Success began early,
    Recent Role: Director on Charmed
  • 79. Claire Danes
    b.0000, New York City, New York, USA

    Claire was previously best-known for her role on the much loved (and too soon canceled) My So-Called Life in which she starred with Hollywood bad boy

    Recent Role: Producer on Homeland
  • 80. Michael Strahan
    b.1971, Houston, Texas, USA
    Michael Strahan was born on November 21, 1971 in Houston Texas. He played his college football at Texas Southern university where he set many school records. He was drafted in the 2nd round (40th pick overall) of the NFL draft by the New York Giants.
    Recent Role: Producer on Brothers
  • 81. Michael C. Hall
    b.1971, North Carolina, USA

    Michael C. Hall is a North Carolina native and graduate of NYU's Master of Fine Arts program in acting. His most recent performance was on Broadway as the emcee in Cabaret. Hall has previously starred in nearly a dozen major off-Broadway plays, including

    Recent Role: Director on Dexter
  • 82. 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
  • 83. Robert Carlyle
    b.1961, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Carlyle's mother left him when he was four, leaving his father Joseph to raise him in Maryhill, Scotland. He enrolled in acting classes in 1982 and within a matter of years became one of Britain's most talented (if unappreciated) actors.

    After landing a small

    Recent Role: Director on Stargate Universe
  • 84. Melissa Gilbert
    b.1964, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Melissa Ellen Gilbert grew up right before our eyes and is best remembered as Laura Ingalls from the television series Little House on the Prairie and for her term as president of the Screen Actors Guild (which she won after a bitter election contest with Valerie
    Recent Role: Director on The ABC Afterschool Special
  • 85. Craig T. Nelson
    b.1944, Spokane, Washington, U.S.A.
    The son of Bing Crosby's drummer, tall, low-key and expressively deadpan actor Craig T. Nelson began his career in radio as a writer-performer on the L.A. area "Lohman and Barkley Show". Together with his writing partner Barry Levinson, he formed a stand-up comedy act and
    Recent Role: Director on The District
  • 86. 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
  • 87. 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
  • 88. Shonda Rhimes
    b.1970, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Although she is best known as the Creator and Executive Producer of ABC's popular medical drama Grey's Anatomy and Private
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on How to Get Away With Murder
  • 89. 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
  • 90. 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
  • 91. Tom Welling
    b.1977, Putnam Valley, West Point, New York, USA
    Thomas John Patrick Welling was born in upstate New York on April 26, 1977. Tom started out as a construction worker and a Calvin Klein model before becoming an actor. He is best known for his role as Clark Kent on
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Hellcats
  • 92. 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
  • 93. Lisa Kudrow
    b.0000, Encino, California

    Lisa Kudrow is a Jewish American Emmy Award-winning actress who was born in Encino, California.

    Her father is Lee Kudrow and her mother is Nedra Kudrow. She has one sister and two brothers. Older sister, Helene (1960), older brother David (1957), and older brother

    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Who Do You Think You Are?
  • 94. Raven-Symone
    b.1985, Duluth, Georgia
    Raven was born in Duluth, Georgia in 1985 to her parents Christopher Pearman and Lydia Gaulden. She also has a brother called Blaize. She went to Webb Bridge Middle School and North Springs High School both in Atlanta. She graduated in 2003. She began her career as a child
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on The Cheetah Girls 2
  • 95. 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
  • 96. David Schwimmer
    b.1966, Astoria, New York, USA
    If one were to base one's judgment of David Schwimmer's talent on his low-key performance as the anxious, awkward but lovable paleontologist Ross on NBC's smash hit comedy Friends, one might never suspect that beneath the affable exterior lies a versatile, multi-talented
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Growing Up Fisher
  • 97. Gerald McRaney
    b.1947, Collins, Mississippi USA
    Gerald McRaney was born to Clyde and Edna and is part Scottish and part Chowtaw Indian. His father was a builder. Mackie, as some people call him, has a brother, Buddy, who appeared as the judge in the Simon & Simon reunion movie, and a sister, Ann.
    Mackie attended
    Recent Role: Director on Major Dad
  • 98. David Duchovny
    b.1960, New York, New York, USA
    David Duchovny (August 7, 1960 - ) was born David William Duchovny in New York, New York. Best known for his starring role as Fox Mulder on the FOX sci fi drama series The X-Files and his recurring role as Jake Winters in the series Red Shoe diaries. He has also starred in
    Recent Role: Executive Producer on Californication
  • 99. 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
  • 100. Kiefer Sutherland
    b.1966, Paddington, London, England, UK

    Kiefer Sutherland was born on December 21, 1966. He grew up in Toronto from the age of 4, till he was 15. He then decided that he wanted to pursue a career in acting.


    Kiefer got his first role in The Bay Boy. He recieved a Genie Award for his


    Recent Role: Executive Producer on 24: Live Another Day