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1. Brittany S. Hall

Actress | Ballers

Brittany S. Hall is an American actress born on September 30th, 1987 in Washington D.C She was raised in the D.C./MD area, where she discovered her love for the performing arts. She performed in varies dance recitals and plays starting at an early age, which continued until she graduated high ...

2. AJ Michalka

Actress | Super 8

Amanda was born in Torrance, California, to Carrie (Begley), a musician, and Mark Michalka, who owns a contracting company. She has German, as well as English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh, ancestry. She began seriously studying acting at the age of 9, landing a lead role in a church musical, "...

3. Alphonso McAuley

Actor | Glory Road

Alphonso McAuley is an actor and writer, known for Glory Road (2006), Walk of Shame (2014) and Cat Run (2011).

4. Jana Kramer

Actress | One Tree Hill

Jana Kramer was born on December 2, 1983 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Jana Rae Kramer. She is an actress, known for One Tree Hill (2003), Friday Night Lights (2006) and Entourage (2004). She has been married to Mike Caussin since May 22, 2015. They have two children. She was previously married to ...

5. Martin Lawrence

Actor | Martin

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

6. Bentley Kyle Evans

Producer | Love That Girl!

Bentley Kyle Evans was born on August 10, 1966 in Alameda County, California, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Love That Girl! (2010), Family Time (2012) and Martin (1992).

7. Tracey Cherelle Jones

Actress | Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Actress, writer, artist, designer, and TV personality, Tracey Cherelle Jones is the epitome of a contemporary renaissance woman. Tracey began acting at the tender age of 8 years old after nailing her very first audition, a national McDonald's commercial. This inspired her, and she went on to do ...

8. KyLee Evans

Writer | Sketchy

KyLee Evans is known for her work on Sketchy (2018), Family Time (2012) and Wild 'N Out (2005).

9. Brian Hooks

Actor | Fool's Gold

Brian Hooks was born on July 27, 1973 in Bakersfield, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Fool's Gold (2008), Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Dead Tone (2007).

10. Glenn Plummer

Actor | Strange Days

On a foundation of talent, unbridled dedication and a passionate mindset, Glenn Plummer has enjoyed a successful acting career that spans almost two decades. He has starred in such feature films as Saw II (2005), Dennis Hopper's Colors (1988), Menace II Society (1993), Showgirls (1995), The Salton ...

11. Joe Torry

Actor | Poetic Justice

Joe Torry was born on September 28, 1965 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Joseph Pierre Torry. He is an actor and writer, known for Poetic Justice (1993), Tales from the Hood (1995) and NCIS (2003). He has been married to Crystal Torry since 2001. They have three children.

12. Dorien Wilson

Actor | The Parkers

Dorien Wilson was born on July 5, 1963 in Lompoc, California, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Parkers (1999), Dream On (1990) and You Got Served (2004).

13. Ken Lawson

Actor | Malibu's Most Wanted

Ken Lawson was born on January 19, 1976 in West Covina, California, USA as Kenyatta T. Lawson. He is an actor and producer, known for Malibu's Most Wanted (2003), The Parkers (1999) and In the Cut (2015).

14. Kellita Smith

Actress | The Bernie Mac Show

Kellita Smith was born January 15, 1969 as Kellita A. Smith in Chicago, Illinois. She is an actress who has appeared on House Party 3 (1994), The Bernie Mac Show (2001-2006), Sister, Sister (1994-1999), Moesha (1996-2001), In Living Color (1990-1994), Living Single (1993-1998), and The First Family...

15. Ryan Lee

Actor | Super 8

Ryan Lee was born on October 4, 1996 in Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for Super 8 (2011), Goosebumps (2015) and This Is 40 (2012).

16. Jackie Chan

Actor | Ngo si seoi

Hong Kong's cheeky, lovable and best known film star, Jackie Chan endured many years of long, hard work and multiple injuries to establish international success after his start in Hong Kong's manic martial arts cinema industry.

Jackie was born Kong-sang Chan on April 7, 1954, on Hong Kong's famous ...

17. Forest Whitaker

Actor | The Last King of Scotland

Forest Steven Whitaker has packaged a king-size talent into his hulking 6' 2", 220 lb. frame. He won an Academy Award for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the film The Last King of Scotland (2006), and has also won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA. He is the fourth African-American male to...

18. Lanette Ware

Actress | Bad Company

Lanette is a Lifetime Member of the Actors Studio, NY/LA, born and raised on the Upper East Side of New York City. Hired for her first commercial at age 3, she began studying piano at age 6 and violin at age 13. Although a music major at The Fiorello LaGuardia High School of Music and Art, NY, it ...

19. McKinley Freeman

Actor | End of Watch

McKinley Freeman was born as David Freeman. He is an actor and producer, known for End of Watch (2012), Greencard Warriors (2013) and Delta Farce (2007).

20. Jay Mohr

Actor | Go

Jay Mohr, born in Verona, New Jersey, USA, wanted to be a comedian all of his life. He performed stand-up comedy at colleges, comedy clubs, and such television forums as An Evening at the Improv (1982) and Two Drink Minimum (1994). He first gained national attention while a cast member on Saturday ...

21. Michael Jai White

Actor | Black Dynamite

Michael Jai White is an American actor and martial artist who has appeared in numerous films and television series. He is the first African American to portray a major comic book superhero in a major motion picture, having starred as Al Simmons, the protagonist in the 1997 film Spawn. White ...

22. Reno Wilson

Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Reno Wilson was born on January 20, 1969 in the USA as Roy Wilson. He is an actor and producer, known for Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Transformers (2007).

23. Marla Gibbs

Actress | The Jeffersons

Armed with an acid dry wit and a full arsenal of sarcasm and sass, African-American character comedienne Marla Gibbs showed up on 70s TV with a bang in middle age (44). Landing the feisty maid role on the popular ground-breaking CBS comedy, The Jeffersons (1975), eventually led to her very own ...

24. Deon Cole

Actor | Black-ish

Deon Cole is an actor and writer, known for Black-ish (2014), Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016) and Angie Tribeca (2016).

25. David Ayer

Writer | End of Watch

David Ayer is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. David Ayer was born in Champaign, Illinois and grew up in Bloomington, Minnesota, and Bethesda, Maryland, where he was kicked out of his house by his parents as a teenager. Ayer then lived with his cousin in Los Angeles, ...

26. Shaunette Renée Wilson

Actress | Black Panther

Shaunette Renée Wilson is an actress and writer, known for Black Panther (2018), The Resident (2018) and Billions (2016).

27. Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Actor | The Cosby Show

Emmy-nominated actor and director Malcolm-Jamal Warner was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was named after Malcolm X and legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal.

Warner first rose to national prominence by starring on the celebrated and long-running classic television series "The Cosby Show." His ...

28. Melina Kanakaredes

Actress | CSI: NY

Melina Eleni Kanakaredes was born in Akron, Ohio, to Connie (Temo), who owned a candy company, and Harry Kanakaredes, an insurance salesman. She is of Greek descent. Her love of musical theater, especially the work of Gwen Verdon and Chita Rivera, inspired her as a child. She began performing ...

29. Jerod Haynes

Actor | The Village

Jerod Haynes is an actor and writer, known for The Village (2019), Native Son (2019) and Blueprint (2017).

30. Marlon Wayans

Actor | White Chicks

Marlon Wayans was born on July 23, 1972 in New York City, New York, USA as Marlon L. Wayans. He is an actor and writer, known for White Chicks (2004), Little Man (2006) and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009). He was previously married to Angelica Zachary.

31. John Krasinski

Actor | A Quiet Place

Tall, handsome American film and television star John Krasinski is known for his role as sardonic nice guy Jim Halpert on NBC's popular TV series, The Office (2005), for which he won a 2007 and 2008 Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series.

Born John ...

32. Ashley Williams

Actress | How I Met Your Mother

Ashley Williams was born on November 12, 1978 in Westchester County, New York, USA as Ashley Churchill Williams. She is an actress, known for How I Met Your Mother (2005), The Jim Gaffigan Show (2015) and Something Borrowed (2011). She has been married to Neal Dodson since May 29, 2011. They have ...

33. Jean Villepique

Actress | I Love You, Man

Jean Villepique is an actress and writer, known for I Love You, Man (2009), Grey's Anatomy (2005) and A Better You (2014). She has been married to Brian Finkelstein since 2012.

34. Allisyn Ashley Arm

Actress | A.P. Bio

Allisyn Arm is well known as the mousy high school-er, Heather, on the hit NBC show A.P Bio starring Glenn Howerton. Allisyn took an interest in acting and theater at a very young age. At 4 years old she was discovered in a local acting class. Since that time she has appeared in over 70 TV ...

35. Glenn Howerton

Actor | It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Glenn Howerton was born on April 13, 1976 in Japan as Glenn Franklin Howerton III. He is an actor and producer, known for It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005), The Strangers (2008) and Serenity (2005). He has been married to Jill Latiano since September 8, 2009. They have two children.

36. Aparna Brielle

Actress | Jay and Silent Bob Reboot

Aparna Brielle is an American actress who was born in Portland, Oregon. After an extensive childhood career as a professional dancer, she moved onto theatre, television, and film. She is best known for portraying Sarika Sarkar on the NBC comedy "A.P. Bio" after appearances in series such as "Grimm"...

37. Jaspreet Sabrina Dosanjh

Actress | Everything But a Man

British born actress 'Jaspreet Dosanjh', is of Punjabi, Indian descent. Jaspreet started her career in the world of media as a Researcher & Producer with BBC World News Features. Mike London and Keith Wallace from The BBC Travel Show, were key in recognizing and nurturing the potential they saw in ...

38. Shane Black

Writer | Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Considered one of the pioneer screenwriters of the action genre, Black made his mark with his Lethal Weapon (1987) screenplay. He also collaborated on the story of the sequel, Lethal Weapon 2 (1989). Each successive script he turned in had a higher price attached it, from The Last Boy Scout (1991) ...

39. Russell Crowe

Actor | Les Misérables

Russell Ira Crowe was born in Wellington, New Zealand, to Jocelyn Yvonne (Wemyss) and John Alexander Crowe, both of whom catered movie sets. His maternal grandfather, Stanley Wemyss, was a cinematographer. Crowe's recent ancestry includes Welsh (where his paternal grandfather was born, in Wrexham),...

40. Ryan Gosling

Actor | Blue Valentine

Canadian actor Ryan Gosling is the first person born in the 1980s to have been nominated for the Best Actor Oscar (for Half Nelson (2006)).

He was born Ryan Thomas Gosling on November 12, 1980, in London, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of Donna (Wilson), a secretary, and Thomas Ray Gosling, a ...

41. Murielle Telio

Actress | The Nice Guys

Murielle Telio was born in New York City, New York, to parents, Janine (Sitbon), a clothing wholesaler, and Ike Telio, a financial analyst. Murielle was raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She attended Tulane University. After two years of majoring in English and Theater, she decided to move to Los ...

42. Carmel Amit

Actress | Ghost Wars

Carmel Amit is an actress and writer, known for Ghost Wars (2017), Somewhere Between (2017) and Mistresses (2013).

43. Demetrius Grosse

Actor | Rampage

Demetrius Grosse was born on February 26, 1981 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Rampage (2018), 13 Hours (2016) and Banshee (2013).

44. Sarah Shahi

Actress | Bullet to the Head

Sarah Shahi was born Aahoo Jahansouz in Euless, Texas, to an Iranian father and Spanish mother. She is a former NFL cheerleader and a descendant of a 19th-century Persian Shah. She attended Trinity High School and Dallas Southern Methodist University, studied opera and majored in English. As a ...

45. Aliyah O'Brien

Actress | Monster Trucks

Canadian Actress Aliyah O'Brien has been seen guest starring in episodes of NBC's Taken, Audience Network's Ice and recurring in Freeform's Beyond, but will soon be taking on the series regular role of the strong, smart and sassy Detective Christine Rollins in ABC's straight-to-series light crime ...

46. Missi Pyle

Actress | Galaxy Quest

Missi Pyle was born Andrea Kay Pyle on November 16, 1972 in Houston, Texas, and was raised in Memphis, Tennessee. The daughter of Linda and Frank Pyle, she has four older siblings, sisters Debbie and Julie, and brothers Sam and Paul. Pyle attended the North Carolina School of the Arts and graduated...

47. Roselyn Sanchez

Actress | Act of Valor

Roselyn Sanchez was born on April 2, 1973 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is an actress, known for Act of Valor (2012), Rush Hour 2 (2001) and Without a Trace (2002). She has been married to Eric Winter since November 29, 2008. They have two children. She was previously married to Gary Stretch.

48. Chris Warren

Actor | Grand Hotel

Chris Warren was born on January 15, 1990 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Grand Hotel (2019) and The Fosters (2013). He has been married to Layla Rumi since May 23, 2019.

49. Sabrina Texidor

Actress | Grand Hotel

Sabrina Texidor is an actress and writer, known for Grand Hotel (2019), Scorpion (2014) and Prey: The Light in the Dark (2013).

50. Elizabeth McLaughlin

Actress | Hand of God

Elizabeth McLaughlin was born in Morgantown, West Virginia and raised in a small town outside of Tampa, Florida. Soon after moving to Los Angeles in 2007, she booked the role of 'Massie Block' in The Clique (2008). She is also known for her role 'Alicia' in Amazon's Hand of God (2015), Pretty ...

51. Jimmy Jean-Louis

Actor | Hollywood Homicide

Jimmy Jean-Louis led a simple Life in the slums of Haiti until the age of 12, when he moved to Paris.

Jimmy worked for 3 years in a musical theater in Spain "La Belle Époque" before embarking on a successful modeling career in France, Spain, Italy, South Africa and England.

He moved to Los Angeles in...

52. Christina Moore

Actress | Without a Paddle

Christina Moore is a multi-hyphenate who has successfully built a career as an actor, producer and writer over the past 20 years. After growing up in Chicago and attending Illinois Wesleyan University, where she earned a BFA in drama performance, she drove off to the West Coast and never looked ...

53. Kerry Howard

Actress | I Give It a Year

Kerry was born in Bristol on 24th March 1982 to Dave and Ninette Howard, along with twin Daniel, their older brother by two years being comedian and writer Russell Howard. Brought up in the Bristol area Kerry graduated from Edge Hill University, Lancashire in 2003 with a BA (Hons) in Drama and then...

54. Dominique Moore

Actress | Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans

Dominique Moore was born in 1986 in London, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans (2019), Sadie Sparks (2019) and Four Weddings and a Funeral (2019).

55. Naomi Scott

Actress | Aladdin

Naomi Scott is a multi-talented actor, singer and songwriter. She stars as "Jasmine" in Disney's blockbuster live action remake Aladdin (2019), alongside Mena Massoud and Will Smith, directed by Guy Ritchie. Disney released the film in May 2019, and it became one of the biggest films of the year.

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56. Eddie Murphy

Actor | The Nutty Professor

Edward Regan Murphy was born April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, to Lillian Lynch (born: Lillian Laney), a telephone operator, and Charles Edward Murphy, a transit police officer who was also an amateur comedian and actor. After his father died, his mother married Vernon Lynch, a foreman at a ...

57. Mike Epps

Actor | Resident Evil: Apocalypse

Mike Epps was born on November 18, 1970 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as Michael Elliot Epps. He is an actor and producer, known for Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004), Resident Evil: Extinction (2007) and The Hangover (2009). He was previously married to Mechelle McCain.

58. T.I.

Actor | Ant-Man

T.I. was born Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr. on September 25, 1980, in Atlanta, Georgia, to Violeta Morgan and Clifford "Buddy" Harris, Sr. He is also known as T.I.P. and "Rubberband Man". T.I. is from the streets of Westside Bankhead Zone 1 in Atlanta. His original stage name, T.I.P., it stems from ...

59. Wesley Snipes

Actor | Blade

Wesley Trent Snipes was born in Orlando, Florida, to Marian (Long), a teacher's assistant, and SMSGT Wesley Rudolph Snipes, an aircraft engineer. He grew up on the streets of the South Bronx in New York City, where he very early decided that dance and the theatre were to be his career. He attended ...

60. Kenya Barris

Writer | Black-ish

Kenya Barris was born on August 9, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Black-ish (2014), Girls Trip (2017) and Grown-ish (2018). He has been married to Rainbow Barris since December 3, 1999. They have six children.

61. Chelsey Reist

Actress | The 100

Chelsey Reist is a Canadian actress best known as "Harper McIntyre" on the CW post-apocalyptic drama The 100 (2014). She was born on January 4th, 1987 and raised in Edmonton, Alberta. Chelsey graduated from Capilano University with a degree in acting for screen and stage. She made her screen debut ...

62. Amalia Williamson

Actress | Northern Rescue

Amalia Williamson is an actress and director, known for Northern Rescue (2019), Level 16 (2018) and Rosie (2018).

63. Kathleen Robertson

Actress | Scary Movie 2

Kathleen Robertson was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and launched her career in nearby Toronto, in the George Lucas-produced Maniac Mansion (1990) and continues to work with prolific producers. She transitioned from David E. Kelley's acclaimed Girls Club (2002) into Farhad Safinia's Golden ...

64. Michelle Nolden

Actress | The Time Traveler's Wife

Michelle Nolden was born in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress and director, known for The Time Traveler's Wife (2009), RED (2010) and Saving Hope (2012). She is married to Chris Szarka.

65. Jake Allyn

Actor | The Quad

Jake Allyn is most well known for starring as BoJohn Folsom on the hit BET series, The Quad (2017). The Dallas born actor was also a lead in the topical social thriller, Overexposed (2018), and is in the Blumhouse horror film Run Sweetheart Run.

A Cannes Screenplay Contest winner, Jake wrote the CIA...

66. Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Actor | The Devil's Advocate

Ruben Santiago-Hudson was born on November 24, 1956 in Lackawanna, New York, USA as Ruben Santiago Jr. He is an actor and writer, known for The Devil's Advocate (1997), Blown Away (1994) and American Gangster (2007). He is married to Jeannie Brittan. They have two children.

67. E. Roger Mitchell

Actor | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

E. Roger Mitchell is a Miami, Florida native. He received a B.A. in English and Drama from Claflin University, class of 1993. Roger was named in the Who's Who Among Americas Colleges and Universities in 1992. He then continued his education at the Alliance Theatre Professional Actor Internship and ...

68. Miles Stroter

Actor | The Quad

A dual threat, after two seasons on BET's raw social drama, THE QUAD, Miles shined his comedic side guest-starring in Golden Globe & Emmy nominated series, INSECURE, and the the COMEDY CENTRAL series, SOUTHSIDE. Miles' star power has awarded him unprecedented opportunities to elevate his raw ...

69. BreeAnna Marie

Actress | Vasquez Justice

BreeAnna Marie is an Actress, Model, Singer/Songwriter and Filmmaker. She has the skills to provide both in front and behind the camera skills. From the tender age of 3 she was a performer. She learned all the skills to perform all angles with knowledge of lighting, editing, to writing and ...

70. Erica Michelle

Actress | The Quad

Erica Michelle is an American Actress born in Meridian, Mississippi. She was raised in El Dorado, Arkansas where she studied drama her Freshman year of high school. She later went on to fulfill her biggest dream in live to becoming Homecoming Queen.

Michelle's passion for acting led her to pursue a ...

71. Tallie L. Brinson

Actor | The Quad

Tallie L. Brinson is an Actor, Director, Dancer, Singer, and Musician residing in Hollywood, California. Born in Springfield, Massachusetts and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Tallie has become a talented and credited artist in entertainment. His claim to fame was being a top 4 finalist on MTV's "...

72. Jasmine Guy

Actress | Harlem Nights

Actress-dancer-director Jasmine Guy has enjoyed a diverse career in television, theatre and film. She began her professional career at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City. Jasmine starred on Broadway in the original productions of Beehive and Leader of the Pack, and reprised hit...

73. Karen Malina White

Actress | Lean on Me

Karen Malina White was born on July 7, 1965 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Lean on Me (1989), Caged (2016) and Malcolm & Eddie (1996).

74. Lisa Bonet

Actress | Angel Heart

Lisa Bonet was born in San Francisco, California, to Arlene Joyce (Litman), a teacher, and Allen Bonet, an opera singer. She has lived most of her life in New York and Los Angeles; in L.A., she attended Reseda High School and Celluloid Actor's Studio. Her father was African-American and her mother ...

75. Bumper Robinson

Actor | Enemy Mine

Bumper Robinson was born on June 19, 1974 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Larry C. Robinson II. He is an actor, known for Enemy Mine (1985), Brother Bear (2003) and Justice League: Doom (2012).

76. Kim Wayans

Actress | In Living Color

Kim Wayans was born on October 16, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA as Kim N. Wayans. She is an actress and writer, known for In Living Color (1990), My Wife and Kids (2001) and Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996). She is married to Kevin Knotts.

77. Roger Guenveur Smith

Actor | Dope

Roger Guenveur Smith is an internationally acclaimed actor, writer, and director who has created a prolific body of work on stage and screen.

He adapted his Obie Award-winning solo performance of A Huey P. Newton Story into a Peabody Award-winning telefilm, directed by his longtime colleague Spike ...

78. Tai Davis

Actress | The Chi

Tai Davis is an actress and production manager, known for The Chi (2018), Widows (2018) and Chicago Med (2015).



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