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1. Jim Jarmusch Jim Jarmusch Director, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Jarmusch came to New York City from Akron, Ohio to study at Columbia and NYU's film school. He would also study film at the Cinematheque Francaise in Paris. He worked as an assistant on Lightning Over Water, a film by Nicholas Ray and Wim Wenders, before making his first film, _Permanent Vacation (1982)_...
2. Ray Wise Ray Wise Actor, RoboCop Raymond Herbert "Ray" Wise (born August 20, 1947) is an American actor. Some of his best-known roles include Leland Palmer in Twin Peaks, henchman Leon C. Nash in RoboCop, Jack Taggart Sr. in Jeepers Creepers II, the Devil in the CW television series Reaper, Donald Wadsworth in Suburban Gothic...
3. Melina Kanakaredes Melina Kanakaredes Actress, CSI: NY Melina Eleni Kanakaredes was born in Akron, Ohio, to Connie (Temo), who owned a candy company, and Harry Kanakaredes, an insurance salesman. She is of Greek descent. Her love of musical theater, especially the work of Gwen Verdon and Chita Rivera, inspired her as a child. She began performing...
4. Angie Everhart Angie Everhart Actress, Last Action Hero
5. LeBron James LeBron James Producer, More Than a Game
6. Lola Albright Lola Albright Actress, Champion After modeling and working for a radio station in Akron, Ohio, Lola Albright moved to Hollywood in the mid-1940s. Considered one of the most stylish, sultriest and beautiful actresses in Hollywood, with one of the throatiest, smokiest and most distinctive voices in the business, she starred with Kirk Douglas in the 1949 hit Champion...
7. Trent Ford Trent Ford Actor, Gosford Park Trent Ford was born in Akron, Ohio to a US Navy test pilot father and a British Airways stewardess mother from Birmingham, West Midlands. He moved to the United Kingdom at the age of one with his parents, and grew up in Cradley and Malvern with his brother and two sisters. He studied Economics and English Literature at Clare College...
8. Chrissie Hynde Chrissie Hynde Soundtrack, Lost in Translation
9. Daniel Craig Baker Daniel Craig Baker Actor, Chicago Justice
10. Rhea Butcher Rhea Butcher Actress, Take My Wife
11. Mark Mothersbaugh Mark Mothersbaugh Composer, The LEGO Movie Graduate of Woodridge High School in Peninsula, Ohio. Attended Kent State University (1970-73) in Kent, Ohio, to focus on attaining an art degree. While at Kent State Mothersbaugh met Jerry Casale and Bob Lewis, who ultimately joined him in forming the 1970-80s avant-garde band Devo. Awarded an honorary doctorate degree (2008) from Kent State in humane letters...
12. Hugh Downs Hugh Downs Self, The Jack Paar Tonight Show
13. Elizabeth Franz Elizabeth Franz Actress, Another World
14. Sebastian La Cause Sebastian La Cause Actor, Orange Is the New Black
15. William Boyett William Boyett Actor, Adam-12
16. Drew Waters Drew Waters Actor, True Detective
17. Maynard James Keenan Maynard James Keenan Soundtrack, Underworld
18. Sydne Rome Sydne Rome Actress, Che?
19. Vaughn Monroe Vaughn Monroe Soundtrack, Die Hard Vaughn Wilton Monroe was born October 7, 1911 in Akron, Ohio, and his family moved to Wisconsin shortly thereafter. Monroe showed an early talent for the trumpet and focused most of his early efforts on that. Monroe wanted to be an opera singer, but the Depression made pursuing such a career impractical...
20. Marian Mercer Marian Mercer Actress, It's a Living
21. Fredd Wayne Fredd Wayne Actor, Man on the Moon
22. Stephen Curry Stephen Curry Self, David Blaine: Beyond Magic
23. Liam Lynch Liam Lynch Director, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
24. Heather Kozar Heather Kozar Self, The Price Is Right Tall (5'8"), busty, and shapely blonde bombshell Heather Kozar was born on May 4, 1976 in Akron, Ohio. Heather was raised in a strict Christian household. She graduated from Green High School in 1994. Kozar was the Playmate of the Month in the January, 1998 issue of "Playboy." Heather graced the cover of the June...
25. Kate Manx Kate Manx Actress, Private Property
26. David Allan Coe David Allan Coe Soundtrack, Office Space
27. Gary Kraus Gary Kraus Actor, Documentary Now! Married high school sweetheart, Suzi, during their junior year of college at The University of Akron, in their hometown of Akron, Ohio. Promoted to Los Angeles in April 1999 while working for The Guinness Import Company, Gary left the corporate world behind in May 2004 to pursue acting full-time. Gary...
28. Rachel Sweet Rachel Sweet Producer, Hot in Cleveland Rachel Sweet began her career as a singer before moving towards acting, writing, and producing. She started out at 12 years old as a Country singer, mostly in New York and Nashville, but had already been in a few TV commercials before that. Her debut record was released in 1976 ,and two years later she signed a contract with British indie company Stiff...
29. James Ingram James Ingram Soundtrack, City Slickers As a sophomore at the University of Akron, he left town to come to Los Angeles with his band, Revelation Funk. The band broke up shortly after arriving in L.A. Shortly afterward, Ingram started working with Ray Charles as a piano player. After Quincy Jones heard James Ingram's voice on "Just Once," he invited Ingram to sing on his album...
30. David McLean David McLean Actor, Kingdom of the Spiders Mr. McLean appeared for years on television commercials as the Marlboro Man. After he learned he had cancer, he became an anti-smoking crusader. At a meeting of stockholders of Philip Morris, maker of Marlboro, Mr. McLean asked them to limit their advertising. In addition to this movie credits, Mr. McLean also appeared on the television programmes 'Tate'...
31. Richard Compton Richard Compton Director, Babylon 5: The Gathering Writer/director/producer Richard Compton was born on March 2, 1938, in Philadelphia, PA. He began his career in the early 1960s making government propaganda movies for the United States Information Agency. His debut feature "The French Way", was never released in America. Compton followed this film with the nifty biker flick Angels Die Hard...
32. Jani Lane Jani Lane Soundtrack, When in Rome
33. Leah Rachel Leah Rachel Actress, Key Lime Lie Leah was born and raised in Akron, Ohio. She is the middle child of two brothers, Jaron and Joey. Her love of film and television brought her out West. She now lives and works in Los Angeles, as a writer/ actress. Leah has television projects in development at Sony and HBO.
34. Ian Fried Ian Fried Actor, Rocky III
35. Howard Hewett Howard Hewett Self, Howard Hewett: Intimate - Greatest Hits Live
36. Carroll Nye Carroll Nye Actor, Gone with the Wind
37. Eddie Frierson Eddie Frierson Actor, Frozen
38. Nick East Nick East Actor, Nothing to Hide II: Justine
39. Andrew Lukich Andrew Lukich Actor, Switched at Birth Andy was born & raised in Akron, Ohio. He attended Carnegie Mellon Uiversity in Pittsburgh, PA, graduating with a degree in Drama. Here he met his wife, Jayka Rivera. They have been married since 1997. His big brother Russell Lukich is also in show business as a special effects artist for such movies as "Jurassic Park III" and "A.I." He is a devoted fan of all Cleveland sports teams.
40. Brandy Dean Brandy Dean Actress, Front Page News
41. Lisa Comshaw Lisa Comshaw Actress, Fatal Passion Gorgeous and voluptuous 5'6" redhead knockout Lisa Elaine Comshaw was born on February 18, 1964 in Akron, Ohio. Lisa first began working as a bondage/fetish model and appearing in numerous bondage, cat fight, and glamor videos in her mid 20s in the early 1990s. Moreover, Comshaw not only acted in soft-core erotic thrillers in both starring and co-starring roles alike...
42. Myrna Ross Myrna Ross Actress, Beach Blanket Bingo
43. Bru Muller Bru Muller Actor, Division III: Football's Finest
44. Lily Rader Lily Rader Actress, Moms Lick Teens
45. J.R. Bookwalter J.R. Bookwalter Producer, The Dead Next Door J.R. Bookwalter began his filmmaking career at the tender age of 11 years old in Akron, Ohio. Born August 16th, 1966, Bookwalter was raised on Dark Shadows, the classic soap opera, which his mother used to watch religiously. After graduating high school in 1984, Bookwalter took photography classes at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh...
46. Ruby Ruby Actress, Bend Over Babes 4
47. Michael Wadleigh Michael Wadleigh Cinematographer, Woodstock
48. Patrick Waltz Patrick Waltz Actor, The Sun Sets at Dawn
49. Brianna Blaze Brianna Blaze Actress, Forbidden Desires Shapely, busty, and adorable 5'5" brunette Brianna Blaze was born Dusty Lee Lazoran on October 11, 1984 in Akron, Ohio. Brianna started performing in explicit hardcore movies in her late teens in 2003; among the top companies the cute blue-eyed sprite has worked for are Diabolic, Simon Wolf, New Sensations...
50. Damon Packard Damon Packard Director, Reflections of Evil The name which could have been synonymous with Steven Spielberg. Perhaps in a parallel dimension, but as things would turn out, not this one. Packard grew up in a rural district of Akron. His father Ray Packard was a professor of fine arts and highly regarded artist/collector/gallery-owner of Akron...
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