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Ving Rhames

Ving Rhames
While actor Ving Rhames won a Golden Globe Award for his starring role as the infamous boxing promoter in "Don King: Only in America" (HBO, 1997), he was generally known as a supporting player on the big screen. Rhames' breakout role as crime kingpin Marsellus Wallace in Quentin Tarantino's unexpected cult hit, "Pulp Fiction" (1994), brought the actor his first major attention, while independent...

Cyril Merle

Credits: Nimrod Nation BIRTHDATE| N/A

Owen Wilson

Owen Wilson
A comic actor whose talents spread to writing and producing, Owen Wilson teamed up with college roommate Wes Anderson to help put Austin on the filmmaking map with their debut film, "Bottle Rocket" (1996). Because of the offbeat comedy's success, Wilson snagged a number of roles in both small independents and studio blockbusters. Well known for being one of Hollywood's busiest lotharios off-screen...

Kate Bosworth

Kate Bosworth
With her Barbie doll good looks and frequent casting as the fresh-faced girl next door, it would have been easy to write off actress Kate Bosworth as just another Hollywood ingénue, if not for her refusal to be pigeon-holed by the limitations of audience expectations. At the age of 14, and with almost no acting experience, Bosworth auditioned on a whim for a role in Robert Redford's "The...
Credits: Somnia, Big Sur, Still Alice, Homefront, Movie 43 BIRTHDATE| 01/02/1983

Ana Ortiz

Ana Ortiz
As part of the ensemble cast on the surprise sleeper hit "Ugly Betty" (ABC, 2006-2010), actress Ana Ortiz drew raves for what might easily have been a throwaway supporting role as Betty's older, more traditionally attractive sister, Hilda. An alumnus of the LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts and Philadelphia's University of the Arts, she refined her acting technique in several theatrical...