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J.K. Simmons

J.K. Simmons

facebookyoutubeinstagramJ.K. SimmonsActor Born: 1955Jonathan Kimble Simmons started out life in a suburb of Detroit, Michigan and then moved to Ohio when he was 10. In high school, Simmons played football and participated in choir and drama in high school, and...

Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramMel GibsonActorBorn: 1956Mel Gibson was born in Peekskill, New York, 1 of 11 children.When he was 12, his family moved to Australia. Gibson studied at the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney. After graduating in 1977, he began...

Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramAnne HathawayActress Born: 1982Born in Brooklyn, Anne Hathaway became fascinated with theater after watching her mother perform in Les Misérables. Although her parents were not keen on encouraging her acting, she appeared in many high...

Regina King

Regina King

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramRegina KingActress Born: 1971An LA native, Regina King began acting as a teenager in the tv series 227, followed by film roles including in Boyz n the Hood and Friday. Her breakout came in 1995 with Jerry Maguire. She won a Primetime...

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramLeonardo DiCaprioActor Born: 1974Born in LA, Leonardo DiCaprio’s parents separated when he was 1 and money was always tight during his childhood. He started out appearing in tv commercials and found small recurring roles on shows like...

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramLady GagaSinger Born: 1986Lady Gaga is the professional name of Stefani Germanotta. Born in New York City, she began piano lessons at age 4 but she always preferred to play by ear rather than reading sheet music. Gaga acted in high...

Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramJamie FoxxActor Born: 1967Jamie Foxx is the stage name of Eric Bishop. He was raised in Texas by his grandparents. Foxx had a strict Baptist upbringing, began playing piano at age 5 and was a part-time pianist and choir leader at his...

Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramMatthew McConaugheyActorBorn: 1969Matthew McConaughey is originally from Texas. He graduated college with a degree in media and had plans to become a lawyer, but decided against law school in favor of acting. He landed a few small roles...

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramAngelina JolieActressBorn: 1975Angelina Jolie is the daughter of actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. She studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute as a teenager and went to college at NYU. As a young child, she had a bit part...

Matt Damon

Matt Damon

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramMatt DamonActor Born: 1970Matthew Damon is from Massachusetts. He acted in high school, but says that his buddy Ben Affleck always got the better roles. Damon attended Harvard University, but left before graduating to pursue a career in...

Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramBen AffleckActor Born: 1972Benjamin Affleck-Boldt was born in California but grew up in Massachusetts. He started his professional acting career at age 7, and briefly attended college but dropped out and moved to LA. Affleck’s breakout...

Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramJake GyllenhaalActor Born: 1980Jacob Gyllenhaal is the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner; actress Maggie Gyllenhaal is his older sister. He has been acting since childhood and appeared in several of his...

Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper

twitteryoutubeinstagramBradley CooperPerformer Born: 1975Bradley Cooper is from Philadelphia, and enjoyed playing basketball and cooking as a kid, and his father inspired him to become an actor by exposing him to films such as The Elephant Man. He attended Georgetown...

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramKobe BryantProfessional Basketball Player Born: 1978 Born in Philadelphia, Kobe Bryant was the youngest of 3 boys, and he began playing basketball when he was 3. His father is Joe Bryant, a former NBA player and his uncle Chubby Cox was...

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....

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