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Kristen Jaymes Stewart was born April 9, 1990 in Los Angeles, California.  She is most famous for playing the role of Bella in The Twilight Saga.

Kristen Stewart stars Bella Swan in The Twilight Saga

Kristen Stewart stars Bella Swan in The Twilight Saga

Kristen got her acting start in a brief uncredited appearance in the 1999 TV movie…   Read the full story>>

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Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson was born May 13, 1986 in London, England.  He is most famous for playing the role of vampire Edward Cullen in the Twilight saga.  He also is well known for playing the role of Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Robert Pattinson star of the Twilight Saga

Robert Pattinson star of the Twilight Saga

Robert got his acting start on stage with the Barnes Theatre Company in London. He played in small roles in Guys and Dolls, Our Town and Macbeth.  He landed his first film role in 2004 playing a small part in…  Read the full story>>

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Britney Jean Spears was born December 2, 1981.  She had her first hit single in 1999 with Baby One More Time which made her an overnight teen pop idol.

Britney Spears was the best selling female artist of 2000-2010

Britney Spears was the best selling female artist of 2000-2010

Britney made her film debut in the 2001 film…  Read the full story>>

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Ronald William Howard was born March 1, 1954 in Duncan, Oklahoma.  His acting influence was immediate as his mother Jean and his father Rance, were both actors. Ron is most famous for playing the role of Richie Cunningham in the TV comedy Happy Days during the 1970s and the role of Opie Taylor in The Andy Griffith Show during the 1960s.  He has been around for a while however, as he also played the role of Stewart in Dennis the Menace in the late 1950s.  Many consider Howard  to be one of the most successful child actors of all time.

Ron Howard as Richie Cunningham in the TV show Happy Days

Ron Howard as Richie Cunningham in the TV show Happy Days

Howard’s film debut came in 1956 at a year and a half of age when he made an uncredited appearance in…   Read the full story>>

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Bryce Dallas Howard was born March 2, 1981 in Los Angeles, California.  She is most famous for playing Ivy Walker in The Village, the “Lady” in Lady in the Water, and Victoria in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. Bryce is the daughter of actor, director, and producer Ron Howard.

Bryce Dallas Howard has starred in The Village, Lady in the Water, and Spider Man 3, and Twilight: Eclipse

Bryce Dallas Howard has starred in The Village, Lady in the Water, and Spider Man 3, and Twilight: Eclipse

Bryce made her acting debut at eight years old, making a minor appearance in her father’s directorial of…  Read the full story>>

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Sherman Hemsley was born February 1, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He is most famous for playing the role of George Jefferson first on All In the Family as Archie Bunker’s neighbor, and then in his own show based on the same character, The Jeffersons.

Sherman Hemsley starred as George Jefferson in the TV comedy The Jeffersons

Sherman Hemsley starred as George Jefferson in the TV comedy The Jeffersons

After Sherman left the U.S. Air Force, he worked as a postal worker while taking acting lessons. He got his acting start on the stage in 1970 on Broadway starring in…   Read the full story>>

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Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko was born July 20, 1938 in San Francisco, California.  Her parents were Russian immigrants.  When Natalia began acting, the studio she worked for changed her name to Natalie Wood.  Her younger sister Svetlana also an actress, used the stage name Wood and was known as Lana Wood.  Natalie is best known for her role as little Susan Walker in Miracle on 34th Street.  She also starred in Rebel Without A Cause with James Dean, West Side Story, and played Gypsy Rose Lee in the film Gypsy.  Natalie was married to actor Robert Wagner with whom she co-starred in several films.

Natalie Wood played the young Susan Walker who didn't believe in Santa Clause in Miracle on 34th Street 1947

Natalie Wood played the young Susan Walker who didn't believe in Santa Clause in Miracle on 34th Street 1947

Natalie landed her first minor role in the 1943 film…   Read the full story>>

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