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Dolph Lundgren

Dolph Lundgren

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramDolph LundgrenActorBorn: 1957Dolph Lundgren is the professional name of Hans Lundgren who grew up in Stockholm, Sweden. Insecure as a child, he had an interest in music and art, but he chose to become an engineer like his father. At age...

Zendaya Coleman

Zendaya Coleman

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramZendaya ColemanEntertainer Born: 1996Zendaya Coleman was born in Oakland, California. Her name means ‘to give thanks’ in the Shona language. She joined a dance group as a child and studied acting at the American Conservatory Theatre....

Frank Grillo

Frank Grillo

facebookyoutubeinstagramFrank GrilloActorBorn: 1965Frank Grillo grew up in New York, the son of an Italian immigrant and the eldest of 3 boys. He wrestled in high school and started boxing in his twenties. Grillo received a business degree from NYU and worked on Wall...

Brie Larson

Brie Larson

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramBrie LarsonActress Born: 1989Brie Larson is the professional name of Brianne Desaulniers. She grew up in Sacramento, California and was homeschooled, and she started studying at the American Conservatory Theatre when she was just 6....

Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramSarah Jessica ParkerActress Born: 1965Sarah Jessica Parker is originally from Ohio. She has 7 siblings, and although her parents found it difficult to financial support such a large family, their mother took them to free cultural events,...

Kumail Nanjiani

Kumail Nanjiani

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramKumail NanjianiComedian Born: 1978Kumail Nanjiani was born in Pakistan and moved to the US to attend college at age 18. He graduated from Grinnell in Iowa with a double major in philosophy and computer science. After college, Nanjiani...

Alexander Dreymon

Alexander Dreymon

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramAlexander DreymonActor Born: 1983German-born Alexander Dreymon is a true citizen of the world. He moved regularly, from Europe to the US and back again, but one thing that stayed constant was his desire to be an actor. He studied in...

John Krasinski

John Krasinski

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramJohn KrasinskiActorBorn: 1979From Boston, John Krasinski first tried out his acting chops as Daddy Warbucks in his 6th grade play, Annie. He studied drama at Brown University, the National Theatre Institute, The Actors Center and the...

KJ Apa

KJ Apa

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramKJ ApaActor Born: 1997Aukland native Keneti James Apa is part of a Samoan family in New Zealand. ‘Keneti’ is Samoan for ‘Kennedy,’ and he is named after JKF, and his father. Apa’s mother signed him up at a modeling agency when he was 13,...

Michael B. Jordan

Michael B. Jordan

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramMichael B. JordanActorBorn: 1987Michael B. Jordan was born in California, but grew up in Newark, New Jersey. He took tap dancing classes as a child and did some print ads before he started acting at age 12. Jordan has appeared in several...

Charlie Hunnam

Charlie Hunnam

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramCharlie HunnamActor Born: 1980Charles Hunnam is from northern England where he enjoyed painting, photography, and playing rugby in his youth. He and his 1 brother and 2 half-brothers were raised by a single mom. He was expelled from...

Joe Manganiello

Joe Manganiello

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramJoe ManganielloActor Born: 1976Pittsburgh native Joe Manganiello was captain of his high school football, basketball and volleyball teams. He played varsity in all 3 sports and graduated with honors. He also acted in his high school’s...

Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramTom HardyActorBorn: 1977Originally from London, England, Tom Hardy had a turbulent childhood. He was often delinquent at school and suffered from alcoholism and drug addiction through his teen years and into young adulthood. He studied...

Emily Blunt

Emily Blunt

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramEmily BluntActress Born: 1983Emily Blunt was born in London, and began acting when she was just 12 after a teacher suggested she try it to help correct a stutter. She started acting professionally on stage and then appeared on tv in the...

Idris Elba

Idris Elba

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramIdris ElbaActor Born: 1972Idrissa Elba grew up in one of the poorest parts of London. Always active, he played rugby, soccer and basketball as a kid. He started DJing with his uncle as a teen, which was followed by auditioning for tv...

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