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1. James Marsden
Actor | Hairspray
James Paul Marsden, or better known as just James Marsden, was born on September 18, 1973, in Stillwater, Oklahoma, to Kathleen (Scholz) and James Luther Marsden. His father, a distinguished Professor of Animal Sciences & Industry at Kansas State University, and his mother, a nutritionist, divorced...
2. Guillaume Canet
Actor | Jeux d'enfants
Son of horse breeders, the young man spent his childhood in the countryside near Paris. In his youth, Guillaume wanted to be a horse-rider, and briefly followed a professional career in the sport. A bad fall broke his dreams, but is at the origin of his acting career, and success. After briefly ...
3. Patrick Wilson
Actor | The Phantom of the Opera
Patrick Joseph Wilson was born in Norfolk, Virginia and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, the son of Mary Kathryn (Burton), a voice teacher and professional singer, and John Franklin Wilson, a news anchor.
Wilson has a B.F.A. in Drama from Carnegie-Mellon University. His theater work has produced ...
4. Anson Mount
Actor | Crossroads
Anson is an American actor, born in Mount Prospect, IL and grew up in White Bluff, Tennessee. His mother is Nancy Smith, a former professional golfer. His father Anson Adams Mount II was one of the original contributing editors to Playboy magazine. Anson has an older brother Anson Adams III and a ...
5. Adrien Brody
Actor | The Pianist
Adrien Nicholas Brody was born in Woodhaven, Queens, New York, the only child of retired history professor Elliot Brody and Hungarian-born photographer Sylvia Plachy. He accompanied his mother on assignments for the Village Voice, and credits her with making him feel comfortable in front of the ...
6. T.R. Knight
Actor | The Flight Attendant
T.R. Knight was a member of the acting company of Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater. Roles there included Richard Miller in Eugene O'Neill's "Ah, Wilderness!" and Amadeus in Peter Shaffer's "Amadeus".
On the New York stage, he portrayed Tim Allgood in "Noises Off", Damis in "Tartuffe", Joe in "This Lime ...
7. Peter Facinelli
Actor | The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1
Peter Facinelli was born in Queens, New York, the youngest child of Bruna (Reich) and Pierino Facinelli, a waiter. His parents are Italian immigrants, originally from Trentino, Northern Italy. He has three sisters. Peter was educated at St. Francis Preparatory School in Fresh Meadows, New York, and...
8. Neil Patrick Harris
Actor | How I Met Your Mother
Neil Patrick Harris was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 15, 1973. His parents, Sheila Gail (Scott) and Ronald Gene Harris, were lawyers and ran a restaurant. He grew up in Ruidoso, New Mexico, a small town 120 miles south of Albuquerque, where he first took up acting in the fourth grade. ...
9. Adam Scott
Actor | Parks and Recreation
Adam Scott was born in Santa Cruz, California, the son of Anne and Dougald Scott. He has two older siblings, Shannon and David. Scott has said that his brother David "looks like me but is far more cerebral and inherited the intellect of our parents," both of whom are retired teachers. He graduated ...
10. Jorge Garcia
Actor | Lost
Jorge Garcia (born April 28, 1973) is an American actor and comedian. He first came to public attention with his performance as Hector Lopez on the television show Becker (1998), but probably more known later for his portrayal of Hugo "Hurley" Reyes in the television series Lost (2004) from 2004 to...
11. Brian Austin Green
Actor | Beverly Hills, 90210
Brian Austin Green was born Brian Green on July 15, 1973 in Los Angeles, California to Joyce Green (née Klein) and George Green. He has a brother, Keith, and a sister, Lorelei. Brian's father was a Country & Western artist and used to frequently take him along to gigs and soon got him interested in...
12. Jack Davenport
Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Jack Davenport was born in 1973 and is the son of actors Maria Aitken and Nigel Davenport. He studied Literature and Film Studies at the University of East Anglia. His first break happened after he wrote to John Cleese to ask to be a runner on Fierce Creatures (1997) where he ended up playing a zoo...
13. Colin Egglesfield
Actor | Something Borrowed
Colin Egglesfield (born February 9, 1973) is an American actor. He is known for his roles as "Josh Madden" in the long-running soap opera, All My Children (1970), "Auggie Kirkpatrick" on The CW's short-lived drama series, Melrose Place (2009), and "Evan Parks" on The Client List (2011). He was born...
14. Greg Vaughan
Actor | Days of Our Lives
James Gregory Vaughan, Jr., was born in Dallas, Texas. Raised in both Dallas and Fredericksburg, Texas, graduating from Mesquite High in 1991. Vaughan was both a student-athlete, never shied away from a school talent production. At 16, before graduating high school, he was discovered in a community...
15. Tom Wlaschiha
Actor | Game of Thrones
Thomas Wlaschiha is a German actor. Internationally, he is known for his roles as Jaqen H'Ghar in the second, fifth and sixth seasons of the TV series Game of Thrones, as well as Sebastian Berger in the TV series Crossing Lines. He also appeared in four episodes of Jack Ryan. He plays Dmitri ...
16. Jim Parsons
Actor | The Big Bang Theory
Having grown up in Houston, and its northern suburb of Spring, he made his first stage appearance in a school play at the age of 6. Parsons then went on to study theater at the University of Houston. From there he won a place on a two-year Masters course in classical theater at the University of ...
17. Ben Falcone
Actor | Tammy
Benjamin Scott Falcone is an American actor, comedian and filmmaker. He is married to actress Melissa McCarthy, with whom he has two children and co-starred in What to Expect When You're Expecting, Enough Said, and God's Favorite Idiot. He has also had cameos in Bridesmaids, Identity Thief, The ...
18. Michael Ealy
Actor | Barbershop
Known for his charming looks and deep personality, Michael Ealy blessed the movie screen with his role in Barbershop (2002). When he left Silver Spring, Maryland, with a degree in English, he headed off to New York. From there he performed in several stage productions, including the Off-Broadway ...
19. Tom Wisdom
Actor | 300
Tom Wisdom was born on February 18, 1973 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK. He is an actor, known for 300 (2006), The Boat That Rocked (2009) and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008).
20. Ioan Gruffudd
Actor | Fantastic Four
Ioan Gruffudd was born on October 6, 1973 in Cardiff, Wales, UK to educators Gillian (James) and Peter Gruffudd. He has a brother, Alun, who is two years younger and a sister, Siwan, who is seven years younger. He got his start at age 13 in the Welsh soap opera Pobol y Cwm (1974). He attended the ...
21. Sharlto Copley
Actor | District 9
Sharlto Copley was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, to Linda Stocks and Bruce Copley, a former university professor. His childhood dreams of acting were put on hold for many years when his television production company was one of few in his native South Africa granted licensing to create content...
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