100 Notable alumni of
New York University

New York University is 6th in the world, 4th in North America, and 4th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from New York University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff. 4 individuals affiliated with New York University won Nobel Prizes in Physiology or Medicine and Economics.

  1. Lady Gaga

    Lady Gaga
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Enrolled in New York University
    Studied music
    Occupations
    singersongwriter
    Biography

    Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is known for her image reinventions and musical versatility. Gaga began performing as a teenager, singing at open mic nights and acting in school plays. She studied at Collaborative Arts Project 21, through New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, before dropping out to pursue a career in music. After Def Jam Recordings canceled her contract, she worked as a songwriter for Sony/ATV Music Publishing, where she signed a joint deal with Interscope Records and Akon's label, KonLive Distribution, in 2007. Gaga rose to prominence the following year with her debut studio album, The Fame, and its chart-topping singles "Just Dance" and "Poker Face". The album was later reissued to include the EP The Fame Monster (2009), which yielded the successful singles "Bad Romance", "Telephone", and "Alejandro".

  2. Angelina Jolie

    Angelina Jolie
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Enrolled in New York University
    Studied art
    Occupations
    film actorfilm directorfilm producermodelvoice actor
    Biography

    Angelina Jolie is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. The recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award and three Golden Globe Awards, she has been named Hollywood's highest-paid actress multiple times.

  3. Chris Evans

    Chris Evans
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    actorfilm directorfilm producervoice actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Christopher Robert Evans is an American actor who began his career with roles in television series, such as in Opposite Sex in 2000. Following appearances in several teen films including 2001's Not Another Teen Movie, he gained attention for his portrayal of Marvel Comics character the Human Torch in 2005's Fantastic Four, and its sequel Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007). Evans made further appearances in film adaptations of comic books and graphic novels: TMNT (2007), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), and Snowpiercer (2013).

  4. Anne Hathaway

    Anne Hathaway
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Enrolled in New York University
    Studied in 1995-1998
    Occupations
    film actorsingertelevision actorstage actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Anne Jacqueline Hathaway is an American actress. The recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award, she was among the world's highest-paid actresses in 2015. Her films have grossed over $6.8 billion worldwide, and she appeared on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list in 2009.

  5. Elizabeth Olsen

    Elizabeth Olsen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    film actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Elizabeth Chase Olsen is an American actress. Born in Sherman Oaks, California, Olsen began acting at age four. She starred in her debut film role in the thriller Martha Marcy May Marlene in 2011, for which she was acclaimed and nominated for a Critics' Choice Movie Award among other accolades, followed by a role in the horror film Silent House. Olsen received a BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination and graduated from New York University two years later.

  6. Adam Sandler

    Adam Sandler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Enrolled in New York University
    Studied in 1984-1988
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorfilm producersinger
    Biography

    Adam Richard Sandler is an American comedian, actor, and filmmaker. He was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1990 to 1995, before going on to star in many Hollywood films, which have combined to earn more than $2 billion at the box office. Sandler had an estimated net worth of $420 million in 2020, and signed a further four-movie deal with Netflix worth over $250 million.

  7. Timothée Chalamet

    Timothée Chalamet
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1995-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    film actortelevision actorstage actoractor
    Biography

    Timothée Hal Chalamet is an American actor. He has received several accolades, including nominations for an Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and three BAFTA Film Awards.

  8. James Franco

    James Franco
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorfilm directorfilm producer
    Biography

    James Edward Franco is an American actor, filmmaker, and writer. For his role in 127 Hours (2010), he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. Franco is known for his roles in films, such as Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy (2002–2007), Milk (2008), Eat, Pray, Love (2010), Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), Spring Breakers (2012), and Oz the Great and Powerful (2013). He is known for his collaborations with fellow actor Seth Rogen, having appeared in eight films and one television series with him, examples being Pineapple Express (2008), This Is the End (2013), Sausage Party (2016), and The Disaster Artist (2017), for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.

  9. Donald Glover

    Donald Glover
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Enrolled in New York University
    Studied in 2006
    Occupations
    actorscreenwritersongwriterstand-up comedianrapper
    Biography

    Donald McKinley Glover Jr., also known by his stage name Childish Gambino, is an American actor, singer, rapper, writer, comedian, director, and producer. After working in Derrick Comedy while studying at New York University, Glover was hired at age 23 by Tina Fey as a writer for the NBC sitcom 30 Rock. He later rose to fame for portraying college student Troy Barnes on the NBC sitcom Community from 2009 to 2014. Since 2016, Glover has starred in the FX series Atlanta, which he created and occasionally directs. For his work on Atlanta, Glover won various accolades, including two Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards.

  10. Alec Baldwin

    Alec Baldwin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorcharacter actorstage actorpodcaster
    Biography

    Alexander Rae Baldwin III is an American actor, film producer, comedian, and political activist. He is the eldest of the four actor brothers in the Baldwin family. Baldwin first gained recognition appearing on the sixth and seventh seasons of the CBS primetime soap opera Knots Landing.

  11. Woody Allen

    Woody Allen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    film directorcomedianfilm actorscreenwriterfilm producer
    Biography

    Heywood "Woody" Allen is an American film director, writer, actor, and comedian whose career spans more than six decades and multiple Academy Award-winning films. He began his career writing material for television in the 1950s, working alongside Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Larry Gelbart, and Neil Simon. He also published several books featuring short stories and wrote humor pieces for The New Yorker. In the early 1960s, he performed as a stand-up comedian in Greenwich Village alongside Lenny Bruce, Elaine May, Mike Nichols, and Joan Rivers. There he developed a monologue style (rather than traditional jokes) and the persona of an insecure, intellectual, fretful nebbish. He released three comedy albums during the mid to late 1960s, earning a Grammy Award nomination for his 1964 comedy album entitled simply, Woody Allen. In 2004, Comedy Central ranked Allen fourth on a list of the 100 greatest stand-up comedians, while a UK survey ranked Allen the third-greatest comedian.

  12. Dakota Fanning

    Dakota Fanning
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Enrolled in New York University
    Studied in 2011
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorvoice actorsingertelevision actor
    Biography

    Hannah Dakota Fanning is an American actress. She rose to prominence at the age of seven for her performance as Lucy Dawson in the drama film I Am Sam (2001), for which she received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination at age eight, making her the youngest nominee in SAG history. Fanning played major roles as a child actress in the films Uptown Girls (2003), The Cat in the Hat (2003), Man on Fire (2004), War of the Worlds (2005), Dreamer (2005), and Charlotte's Web (2006), and the eponymous character in Coraline (2009).

  13. Martin Scorsese

    Martin Scorsese
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    film producerfilm actorfilm directorscreenwriterfilm editor
    Biography

    Martin Charles Scorsese is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is the recipient of many accolades, including an Academy Award, three Primetime Emmy Awards, a Grammy Award, four British Academy Film Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and two Directors Guild of America Awards. Scorsese has received various honors including the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1997, the Kennedy Center Honor in 2007, and the BAFTA Fellowship in 2012. Five of his films have been inducted into the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant".

  14. Kristen Bell

    Kristen Bell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    film actorsingervoice actorstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Kristen Anne Bell is an American actress. Beginning her acting career by starring in stage productions while attending the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, she made her Broadway stage debut as Becky Thatcher in the comedy musical The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and appeared in a Broadway revival of The Crucible the following year. She later appeared in the action thriller film Spartan (2004) and received praise for her performance in the television drama film Gracie's Choice (2004).

  15. Rooney Mara

    Rooney Mara
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorvoice actorfashion designer
    Biography

    Patricia Rooney Mara is an American actress. She has received various accolades, including a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards, a British Academy Film Award, and two Golden Globe Awards. Born into the Rooney and Mara families, she began her career acting in television and independent films, such as the coming-of-age drama Tanner Hall (2009), and she gained further recognition for a supporting role in David Fincher's biographical drama The Social Network (2010).

  16. Kate Mara

    Kate Mara
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    actorstage actortelevision actorfilm actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Kate Rooney Mara is an American actress. She is known for work in television, playing reporter Zoe Barnes in the Netflix political drama House of Cards (2013–2014; 2016), computer analyst Shari Rothenberg in the Fox thriller series 24 (2006), wronged mistress Hayden McClaine in the FX miniseries American Horror Story: Murder House (2011), Patty Bowes in the first season of the FX drag ball culture drama series Pose (2018) and Claire Wilson, a teacher who begins an illicit relationship with an underage student, in the FX on Hulu miniseries A Teacher (2020), for the last of which she received an Independent Spirit nomination for Best New Scripted Series as an executive producer.

  17. Bryce Dallas Howard

    Bryce Dallas Howard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Enrolled in New York University
    In 2003 graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama
    Occupations
    film actorfilm directorscreenwriteractorstage actor
    Biography

    Bryce Dallas Howard is an American actress and film director, and the eldest daughter of actor and filmmaker Ron Howard. Bryce Howard was born in Los Angeles, California, and attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, initially leaving in 1999 to take roles on Broadway but officially graduated in 2020. While portraying Rosalind in a 2003 production of As You Like It, Howard caught the attention of director M. Night Shyamalan, who cast her as the blind daughter of a local chief in the psychological thriller The Village (2004). She later starred in the title role of a naiad who escapes from a fantasy world in Shyamalan's fantasy thriller Lady in the Water (2006).

  18. Bill Paxton

    Bill Paxton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-2017 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorfilm directoractorfilm producer
    Biography

    William Paxton was an American actor, filmmaker, and musician. He appeared in films such as Weird Science (1985), Near Dark (1987), Aliens (1986), Tombstone (1993), True Lies (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), Twister (1996), and Titanic (1997).

  19. Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Philip Seymour Hoffman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-2014 (aged 47)
    Occupations
    film directorfilm producervoice actorcharacter actorstage actor
    Biography

    Philip Seymour Hoffman was an American actor, director, and producer. Best known for his distinctive supporting and character roles—typically lowlifes, eccentrics, bullies, and misfits—he acted in many films and theatrical productions, including leading roles, from the early 1990s until his death in 2014.

  20. Pedro Pascal

    Pedro Pascal
    Born in
    Chile Flag Chile
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Enrolled in New York University
    In 1997 studied acting
    Occupations
    actorstage actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    José Pedro Balmaceda Pascal is a Chilean and American actor. He began his career guest starring on various television shows before rising to prominence for portraying Oberyn Martell on the fourth season of the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones (2014) and Javier Peña on the Netflix biographic crime series Narcos (2015–2017). Pascal has starred as the title character on the Disney+ Star Wars series The Mandalorian since 2019, reprising his role in the spin-off series The Book of Boba Fett. Outside of television, he has appeared in the films The Great Wall (2016), Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), The Equalizer 2 (2018), Triple Frontier (2019), Wonder Woman 1984 (2020), We Can Be Heroes (2020), The Bubble (2022), and The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022).

  21. Ethan Hawke

    Ethan Hawke
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    film actorfilm directornovelistscreenwriterwriter
    Biography

    Ethan Green Hawke is an American actor, writer, and director. He has been nominated for four Academy Awards and a Tony Award. Hawke has directed three feature films, three off-Broadway plays, and a documentary. He has also written three novels and one graphic novel. He made his film debut with the 1985 science fiction feature Explorers, before making a breakthrough appearance in the 1989 drama Dead Poets Society. He appeared in various films before taking a role in the 1994 Generation X drama Reality Bites, for which he received critical praise. Hawke starred alongside Julie Delpy in Richard Linklater's Before trilogy: Before Sunrise (1995), Before Sunset (2004) and Before Midnight (2013).

  22. Cole Sprouse

    Cole Sprouse
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Enrolled in New York University
    Studied archaeology
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorphotographerfilm actor
    Biography

    Cole Mitchell Sprouse is an American actor and photographer. He is known for his role as Cody Martin on the Disney Channel series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005–2008) and its spin-off series The Suite Life on Deck (2008–2011). In his early career, he appeared in various projects alongside his twin brother Dylan Sprouse. In 2017, Sprouse began starring as Jughead Jones on The CW television series Riverdale.

  23. Alexis Bledel

    Alexis Bledel
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    actormodeltelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Kimberly Alexis Bledel is an American actress and model. She is known for her role as Rory Gilmore on the television series Gilmore Girls (2000–2007), and Emily Malek in The Handmaid's Tale (2017–present). Bledel also had a recurring role in Mad Men in 2012 and reprised her role as Rory Gilmore in the Netflix reunion miniseries Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (2016).

  24. Whoopi Goldberg

    Whoopi Goldberg
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorradio personalitysinger-songwritersinger
    Biography

    Caryn Elaine Johnson, known professionally as Whoopi Goldberg, is an American actor, comedian, author, and television personality. A recipient of numerous accolades, she is one of 16 entertainers to win the EGOT, which includes an Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, an Academy Award, and a Tony Award. In 2001, she received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

  25. Meg Ryan

    Meg Ryan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractormodelvoice actor
    Biography

    Meg Ryan is an American actress. She began her acting career in 1981 in minor roles before joining the cast of the CBS soap opera As the World Turns in 1982. Subsequently, she began to appear in supporting roles in films during the mid 1980s like box office hit Top Gun, achieving recognition in independent films such as Promised Land (1987) before her performance in the Rob Reiner-directed romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally... (1989) brought her widespread attention and her first Golden Globe nomination.

  26. Jared Kushner

    Jared Kushner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    financierbusinesspersonpublisherinvestorentrepreneur
    Biography

    Jared Corey Kushner is an American businessman and investor. He served as a senior advisor to his father-in-law, Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States. Since leaving the White House, Kushner founded a private equity firm that derives most of its fund from the Saudi government's sovereign wealth fund.

  27. M. Night Shyamalan

    M. Night Shyamalan
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    film directorfilm producerwriteractorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Manoj Nelliyattu "M. Night" Shyamalan is an Indian-American filmmaker and actor. He is best known for making original films with contemporary supernatural plots and twist endings. He was born in Mahé, India, and raised in Penn Valley, Pennsylvania. The cumulative gross of his films exceeds $3.3 billion globally.

  28. Andy Samberg

    Andy Samberg
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Enrolled in New York University
    Studied in 2000
    Occupations
    actorwriterplaywrightfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Andy Samberg is an American comedian, actor, musician, producer and writer. He is a member of the comedy music group The Lonely Island and was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2005 to 2012, where he and his fellow group members are credited with popularizing the SNL Digital Shorts.

  29. Aubrey Plaza

    Aubrey Plaza
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    actorvoice actorcomediantelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Aubrey Christina Plaza is an American actress, comedian, and producer. She began her career performing improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. She starred as April Ludgate on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation (2009–2015), and later featured in the FX drama series Legion (2017–2019).

  30. Mahershala Ali

    Mahershala Ali
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorstage actoractorbasketball player
    Biography

    Mahershala Ali is an African-American actor and rapper. In a career spanning two decades, he has received multiple accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Primetime Emmy Award. Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2019. In 2020, The New York Times ranked him 23rd in its list of the 25 Greatest Actors of the 21st Century.

  31. Lucy Liu

    Lucy Liu
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorvoice actorpainteractor
    Biography

    Lucy Alexis Liu is an American actress, producer, director, and artist. Her accolades include winning a Critics' Choice Television Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and a Seoul International Drama Award, in addition to nominations for a Primetime Emmy Award.

  32. John F. Kennedy Jr

    John F. Kennedy Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-1999 (aged 39)
    Occupations
    journalistlawyerwriterpublishersocialite
    Biography

    John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr., often referred to as John-John or JFK Jr., was an American lawyer, journalist, and magazine publisher. He was a son of 35th U.S. president John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, and a younger brother of Caroline Kennedy. Three days before his third birthday, his father was assassinated.

  33. Jesse Eisenberg

    Jesse Eisenberg
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    voice actorfilm actortelevision actorstage actoractor
    Biography

    Jesse Adam Eisenberg is an American actor, director, producer, and writer. He made his television debut with the short-lived comedy-drama series Get Real (1999–2000). Following his first leading role in the comedy-drama film Roger Dodger (2002), he appeared in the drama film The Emperor's Club (2002), the psychological thriller film The Village (2004), the comedy-drama film The Squid and the Whale (2005), and the drama film The Education of Charlie Banks (2007). He is also known for playing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in David Fincher's film The Social Network (2010), which earned him nominations for the BAFTA, Golden Globe, and Academy Award for Best Actor.

  34. Mary-Kate Olsen

    Mary-Kate Olsen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractorsingervoice actor
    Biography

    Mary-Kate Olsen is an American fashion designer and former actress. She began her acting career nine months after her birth, sharing the role of Michelle Tanner with her twin sister Ashley Olsen in the television sitcom Full House (1987–1995). They also starred in numerous films together.

  35. John Cusack

    John Cusack
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorfilm producervoice actorblogger
    Biography

    John Paul Cusack is an American actor, producer, screenwriter, and political activist. He is the son of filmmaker Dick Cusack, and his older sisters are actresses Joan and Ann Cusack.

  36. Billie Lourd

    Billie Lourd
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Billie Catherine Lourd is an American actress. She is known for starring as Chanel #3 in the Fox horror comedy series Scream Queens (2015–2016) and for her roles in the FX horror anthology series American Horror Story (2017–present). She also appears as Lieutenant Connix in the Star Wars sequel trilogy (2015–2019). Lourd is the only child of actress Carrie Fisher.

  37. Miles Teller

    Miles Teller
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Miles Alexander Teller is an American actor. Some of his films include The Spectacular Now, Whiplash, The Divergent Series, War Dogs, Bleed for This, Thank You for Your Service, and Top Gun: Maverick.

  38. Amal Clooney

    Amal Clooney
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    barristerhuman rights activistwriter
    Biography

    Amal Clooney is a British-Lebanese barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, specialising in international law and human rights.

  39. Forest Whitaker

    Forest Whitaker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producerfilm actortelevision directorfilm director
    Biography

    Forest Steven Whitaker is an American actor, producer, director, and activist. He is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a British Academy Film Award, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

  40. Haley Joel Osment

    Haley Joel Osment
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorvoice actortelevision actorstage actor
    Biography

    Haley Joel Osment is an American actor. Beginning his career as a child actor, Osment's role in the comedy-drama film Forrest Gump (1994) won him a Young Artist Award. His breakthrough came with the psychological thriller film The Sixth Sense (1999), which won him a Saturn Award and earned him nominations for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. He achieved further success with the drama film Pay It Forward (2000), the science fiction film A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) which won him a second Saturn Award, and the comedy film Secondhand Lions (2003), which won him a Critics Choice Award.

  41. Natasha Lyonne

    Natasha Lyonne
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    film actoractorcharacter actortelevision actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Natasha Bianca Lyonne Braunstein is an American actress, director, writer, and producer. She is known for playing Nicky Nichols on the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019), for which she received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress, and for her portrayal of Nadia Vulvokov on the Netflix series Russian Doll (2019–present), which she also co-created, executive produces, writes, and directs. For the latter, Lyonne has received nominations for three Primetime Emmys, including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

  42. Sarah Silverman

    Sarah Silverman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    comediansingervoice actortelevision producerscreenwriter
    Biography

    Sarah Kate Silverman is an American comedian, actress, and writer. Her comedy addresses social taboos and controversial topics, including racism, sexism, homophobia, politics, and religion, sometimes having her comic character endorse them in a satirical or deadpan fashion. She has won two Primetime Emmy Awards for her work on television.

  43. Lauren Graham

    Lauren Graham
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producernovelistfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Lauren Helen Graham is an American actress and author. She is best known for her roles as Lorelai Gilmore on The WB/CW television series Gilmore Girls (2000–2007), for which she received nominations for Screen Actors Guild, Golden Globe and Satellite Awards, and as Sarah Braverman on the NBC television drama Parenthood (2010–2015).

  44. Selma Blair

    Selma Blair
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Selma Blair Beitner, known by her professional name Selma Blair, is an American actress. She played a number of roles in films and on television before obtaining recognition for her leading role in the film Brown's Requiem (1998). Her breakthrough came when she starred as Zoe Bean on the WB sitcom Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane (1999–2000), and as Cecile Caldwell in the cult film Cruel Intentions (1999). She continued to find success with the comedies Legally Blonde (2001) and The Sweetest Thing (2002), and achieved international fame with her portrayal of Liz Sherman in the big-budget fantasy films Hellboy (2004) and Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008).

  45. Michael C. Hall

    Michael C. Hall
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    actorexecutive producertelevision actorstage actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Michael Carlyle Hall is an American actor best known for his roles as Dexter Morgan, the titular character in the Showtime series Dexter, and David Fisher in the HBO drama series Six Feet Under. These two roles collectively earned Hall a Golden Globe Award and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. He has also acted in Broadway shows and narrated audiobooks.

  46. Rudy Giuliani

    Rudy Giuliani
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    lawyerpoliticianwriterentrepreneur
    Biography

    Rudolph William Louis Giuliani is an American politician and lawyer who served as the 107th Mayor of New York City from 1994 to 2001. He previously served as the United States Associate Attorney General from 1981 to 1983 and the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 1983 to 1989.

  47. Idina Menzel

    Idina Menzel
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Enrolled in New York University
    In 1992 graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts in spoken drama
    Occupations
    actorsingercomposermusicianwriter
    Biography

    Idina Kim Menzel is an American actress and singer, particularly known for her work in musicals on the Broadway stage. Having achieved mainstream success across stage, film and music, she is one of the most celebrated Broadway performers of her generation, and has garnered the honorific title "Queen of Broadway" for her achievements. The winner of one Tony Award, her accolades include an American Music Award and a Billboard Music Award, as well as nominations for three Drama League Awards and four Drama Desk Awards. In 2019, she was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contributions to live theatre.

  48. Margaret Qualley

    Margaret Qualley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Enrolled in New York University
    Studied in 2014
    Occupations
    actormodeltelevision actorfilm actordancer
    Biography

    Sarah Margaret Qualley is an American actress. The daughter of actress Andie MacDowell and Paul Qualley, she trained as a ballerina in her youth and briefly pursued a career in modeling. She made her acting debut with a minor role in the 2013 drama film Palo Alto, and gained recognition for playing a troubled teenager in the HBO television series The Leftovers (2014–2017).

  49. Natalia Dyer

    Natalia Dyer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1997-.. (age 25)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Natalia Danielle Dyer is an American actress. She is known for her starring role as Nancy Wheeler in the Netflix science fiction horror series Stranger Things (2016–present).

  50. Spike Lee

    Spike Lee
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    film directoractorscreenwriterfilm producerfilm editor
    Biography

    Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and professor. His production company, 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, has produced more than 35 films since 1983. He made his directorial debut with She's Gotta Have It (1986). He has since written and directed such films as Do the Right Thing (1989), Mo' Better Blues (1990), Jungle Fever (1991), Malcolm X (1992), Crooklyn (1994), Clockers (1995), 25th Hour (2002), Inside Man (2006), Chi-Raq (2015), BlacKkKlansman (2018) and Da 5 Bloods (2020). Lee also acted in ten of his films.

  51. Paul Thomas Anderson

    Paul Thomas Anderson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriterfilm producer
    Biography

    Paul Thomas Anderson, also known by his initials PTA, is an American film director, producer, screenwriter and cinematographer. He developed an interest in filmmaking from a young age. He made his feature-film debut with Hard Eight (1996). He found critical and commercial success with Boogie Nights (1997) and received further accolades with Magnolia (1999), an ensemble piece set in the San Fernando Valley, and Punch-Drunk Love (2002), a romantic comedy-drama film.

  52. Mara Wilson

    Mara Wilson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Enrolled in New York University
    Studied in 2009
    Occupations
    stage actorsingerbloggerpodcastervoice actor
    Biography

    Mara Elizabeth Wilson is an American actress and writer. She rose to prominence as a child for playing Natalie Hillard in the film Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) and went on to play Susan Walker in Miracle on 34th Street (1994), the title character in Matilda (1996), Annabel Greening in A Simple Wish (1997), and Lily Stone in Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000). She took a 12-year hiatus following the latter film to focus on writing. She returned to acting in 2012, and has predominantly worked in web series.

  53. Matthew Gray Gubler

    Matthew Gray Gubler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    actorfilm directorfilm actortelevision actormodel
    Biography

    Matthew Gray Gubler is an American actor, filmmaker, fashion model, painter, illustrator, director, and author. He is best known for his role as criminal profiler Dr. Spencer Reid in the CBS television show Criminal Minds, and he directed some of the show's episodes. Gubler has appeared in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, (500) Days of Summer, Life After Beth, Suburban Gothic, Newness, and as the voice of Simon in Alvin and the Chipmunks and its three sequels.

  54. Ashley Olsen

    Ashley Olsen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractorbusinesspersonvoice actor
    Biography

    Ashley Fuller Olsen is an American fashion designer, businesswoman, and former actress. She began her acting career at the age of nine months, sharing the role of Michelle Tanner with her twin sister Mary-Kate Olsen in the television sitcom, Full House (1987–1995). They also starred in numerous films together.

  55. Camila Mendes

    Camila Mendes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Camila Carraro Mendes is an American actress and singer. She made her debut portraying Veronica Lodge on The CW teen drama series Riverdale (2017–present), for which she won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Scene Stealer in 2017. She has appeared as Morgan Cruise in the romantic comedy The New Romantic (2018), the Netflix original The Perfect Date (2019), the Netflix original Dangerous Lies (2020) and the critically acclaimed sci-fi comedy Palm Springs (2020).

  56. Hilarie Burton

    Hilarie Burton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producertelevision actorfilm actortelevision producer
    Biography

    Hilarie Ros Burton is an American actress, businesswoman, author and producer. A former host of MTV's Total Request Live, she portrayed Peyton Sawyer on The WB/CW drama One Tree Hill for six seasons (2003–2009). Post One Tree Hill, Burton starred in Our Very Own, Solstice, and The List. She has also had supporting or recurring roles in television series, including her role as Sara Ellis on White Collar (2010–2013), Dr. Lauren Boswell on the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy (2013), Molly Dawes on the ABC drama series Forever (2014), and Karen Palmer on the Fox television series Lethal Weapon (2016).

  57. Rachel Brosnahan

    Rachel Brosnahan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actorstage actor
    Biography

    Rachel Elizabeth Brosnahan is an American actress. She stars as aspiring stand-up comedian Miriam "Midge" Maisel in the Amazon Prime Video period comedy series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017–present), for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 2018 and two consecutive Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2018 and 2019. She also had a recurring role in the Netflix political thriller series House of Cards (2013–2015) as Rachel Posner, for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination, and played a lead role in the WGN drama series Manhattan (2014–2015).

  58. Jack Dorsey

    Jack Dorsey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurbloggerbusinesspersonprogrammercomputer scientist
    Biography

    Jack Patrick Dorsey is an American Internet entrepreneur, programmer, and philanthropist who is the co-founder and former CEO of Twitter, as well as the founder and principal executive officer of Block, Inc., a financial payments company.

  59. Billy Crudup

    Billy Crudup
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    stage actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    William Gaither Crudup is an American actor. He is a four-time Tony Award nominee, winning once for his performance in Tom Stoppard's play The Coast of Utopia in 2007. He has starred in numerous high-profile films, including Without Limits, Princess Mononoke, Almost Famous, Big Fish, Mission: Impossible III, Watchmen, Public Enemies, Spotlight, Jackie, The Stanford Prison Experiment, Justice League, and Alien: Covenant, in both lead and supporting roles. He has been nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead for his performance in Jesus' Son, and received two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations as part of an ensemble cast for Almost Famous and Spotlight, winning for the latter.

  60. Bridget Fonda

    Bridget Fonda
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    film actoractorvoice actor
    Biography

    Bridget Jane Fonda Elfman is an American former actress. She is known for her roles in The Godfather Part III (1990), Single White Female (1992), Singles (1992), Point of No Return (1993), It Could Happen to You (1994), and Jackie Brown (1997). She is the daughter of Peter Fonda, niece of Jane Fonda, and granddaughter of Henry Fonda. Fonda was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for playing Mandy Rice-Davies in the 1989 film Scandal and provided the voice for Jenna in the 1995 animated feature film Balto. She received an Emmy Award nomination for the 1997 TV film In the Gloaming, and a second Golden Globe Award nomination for the 2001 TV film No Ordinary Baby.

  61. Felicity Huffman

    Felicity Huffman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorstage actor
    Biography

    Felicity Kendall Huffman is an American actress. She is the recipient of numerous accolades including a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and has been nominated for an Academy Award.

  62. Nick Robinson

    Nick Robinson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1995-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    stage actorfilm actortelevision actoractor
    Biography

    Nicholas John Robinson is an American actor. As a child, he appeared in a 2008 stage production of A Christmas Carol and Mame, after which he starred in the television sitcom Melissa & Joey (2010–2015). He went on to play a supporting role in the science fiction adventure film Jurassic World (2015) and took on lead roles in several teen dramas, including The Kings of Summer (2013), The 5th Wave (2016), Everything, Everything (2017), Love, Simon (2018), and Native Son (2019). In 2020, Robinson co-starred in the FX miniseries A Teacher. In 2021, he co-starred in the Netflix miniseries Maid.

  63. Gina Rodriguez

    Gina Rodriguez
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actorstage actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Gina Alexis Rodriguez-LoCicero is an American actress and television producer. She is known for her leading role as Jane Villanueva in The CW satirical romantic dramedy series Jane the Virgin (2014–2019), for which she received a Golden Globe Award in 2015.

  64. Simon Helberg

    Simon Helberg
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorcomedianfilm director
    Biography

    Simon Maxwell Helberg is an American actor, comedian, and musician. He is known for playing Howard Wolowitz in the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory (2007–2019), for which he won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, and as Cosmé McMoon in the film Florence Foster Jenkins (2016), for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture.

  65. Oliver Stone

    Oliver Stone
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriteractorfilm producer
    Biography

    William Oliver Stone is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. Stone won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay as writer of Midnight Express (1978), and wrote the gangster film remake Scarface (1983). Stone achieved prominence as writer and director of the war drama Platoon (1986), which won Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture. Platoon was the first in a trilogy of films based on the Vietnam War, in which Stone served as an infantry soldier. He continued the series with Born on the Fourth of July (1989)—for which Stone won his second Best Director Oscar—and Heaven & Earth (1993). Stone's other works include the Salvadoran Civil War-based drama Salvador (1986); the financial drama Wall Street (1987) and its sequel Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010); the Jim Morrison biographical film The Doors (1991); the satirical black comedy crime film Natural Born Killers (1994); a trilogy of films based on the American Presidency: JFK (1991), Nixon (1995), and W. (2008); and Snowden (2016).

  66. Chelsea Clinton

    Chelsea Clinton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurbusinesspersonjournalist
    Biography

    Chelsea Victoria Clinton is an American writer and global health advocate. She is the only child of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former U.S. Secretary of State and 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. She was a special correspondent for NBC News from 2011 to 2014 and now works with the Clinton Foundation and Clinton Global Initiative, including taking a prominent role at the foundation with a seat on its board.

  67. Rainn Wilson

    Rainn Wilson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    comedianfilm directorwriterbloggercharacter actor
    Biography

    Rainn Percival Dietrich Wilson is an American actor, comedian, podcaster, producer and writer. He is best known for his role as Dwight Schrute on the NBC sitcom The Office, for which he earned three consecutive Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

  68. Mark Ronson

    Mark Ronson
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    musiciandisc jockeysongwriterrecord producerguitarist
    Biography

    Mark Daniel Ronson is an English-American musician, DJ, songwriter, record producer, and record executive. He is best known for his collaborations with artists such as Duran Duran, Amy Winehouse, Adele, Lady Gaga, Lily Allen, Robbie Williams, Miley Cyrus, Queens of the Stone Age, and Bruno Mars. He has received seven Grammy Awards, including Producer of the Year for Winehouse's album Back to Black and two for Record of the Year singles "Rehab" and "Uptown Funk". He received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Grammy Award for co-writing the song "Shallow" (performed by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper) for the film A Star is Born (2018).

  69. AnnaSophia Robb

    AnnaSophia Robb
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Enrolled in New York University
    Studied in 2014-2018
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorsingermusician
    Biography

    AnnaSophia Robb is an American actress, model, and singer. She began as a child actress on television, making her leading debut as the titular role in Samantha: An American Girl Holiday (2004). She made her feature film debut in Because of Winn-Dixie (2005), followed by the supporting role of Violet Beauregarde in Tim Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005). Her performance as Leslie Burke in Bridge to Terabithia (2007) garnered her recognition and praise, and two Young Artist Awards. Her subsequent film roles include Race to Witch Mountain (2009), Soul Surfer (2011), and The Way Way Back (2013). She received wider recognition and praise for playing the lead role of Carrie Bradshaw on The CW's series The Carrie Diaries (2013–2014). In 2019, she played the role of Gypsy Blanchard's neighbor Lacey in the Hulu miniseries The Act.

  70. Aziz Ansari

    Aziz Ansari
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    actorcomediantelevision actorfilm actorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Aziz Ismail Ansari is an American actor, comedian, writer, director and producer. He is known for his role as Tom Haverford on the NBC series Parks and Recreation (2009–2015) and as creator and star of the Netflix series Master of None (2015–) for which he won several acting and writing awards, including two Emmys and a Golden Globe, which was the first award received by an Indian American and Asian American actor for acting on television.

  71. Katherine Waterston

    Katherine Waterston
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    stage actorfilm actortelevision actoractor
    Biography

    Katherine Boyer Waterston is a British-American actress. She made her feature film debut in Michael Clayton (2007). She had supporting roles in films including Robot & Frank, Being Flynn (both 2012) and The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby (2013), before her breakthrough performance in Inherent Vice (2014). She portrayed Chrisann Brennan in Steve Jobs (2015), and went on to star in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) and its sequels. Her other film roles were in Alien: Covenant (2017), Logan Lucky (2017), The Current War (2017), Mid90s (2018) and The World to Come (2020).

  72. Dylan Sprouse

    Dylan Sprouse
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Enrolled in New York University
    Studied art
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorentrepreneur
    Biography

    Dylan Thomas Sprouse is an American actor. He is the twin brother of Cole Sprouse and is best known for his role as Zack Martin on the Disney Channel series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and its spin-off, The Suite Life on Deck, where he starred alongside Cole.

  73. Danai Gurira

    Danai Gurira
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Enrolled in New York University
    Graduated with Master of Fine Arts in acting
    Occupations
    actorplaywrighttelevision actorstage actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Danai Jekesai Gurira is an American actress and playwright. She is best known for her starring roles as Michonne on the AMC horror drama series The Walking Dead (2012–2020) and as Okoye in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero films Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019).

  74. Ed Helms

    Ed Helms
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorcomedianbanjoistcharacter actor
    Biography

    Edward Parker Helms is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He has played paper salesman Andy Bernard in the NBC sitcom The Office (2006–2013), a correspondent on Comedy Central's The Daily Show, and starred as Stuart Price in The Hangover trilogy. He provided the voice of The Once-ler in Illumination’s The Lorax and the titular character in DreamWorks Animation's Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. In 2021, he starred in the comedy series Rutherford Falls.

  75. John Leguizamo

    John Leguizamo
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    comedianvoice actorplaywrightpainterstage actor
    Biography

    John Alberto Leguizamo Peláez is an American actor, comedian, producer and writer. He rose to fame with a co-starring role in Super Mario Bros. (1993) as Luigi, and a supporting role in the crime drama Carlito's Way (1993). He later notably starred in the film To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995), for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor. He has since appeared in Romeo + Juliet (1996), A Brother's Kiss (1997), Body Count (1998), Summer of Sam (1999), Moulin Rouge! (2001), Collateral Damage (2002), The Alibi (2006), Righteous Kill (2008), Repo Men (2010), The Counselor (2013), and John Wick (2014). He has provided voice-work for Sid the Sloth in the animated Ice Age film series (2002–2016), as the narrator of the sitcom The Brothers García (2000–2004), and as Bruno in Encanto (2021). Leguizamo had a recurring role on ER and was a series regular on The Kill Point. He is also known for his role as Ozzy Delvecchio on Bloodline.

  76. Bo Burnham

    Bo Burnham
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    actorscreenwritersinger-songwritertelevision actorcomedian
    Biography

    Robert Pickering "Bo" Burnham is an American comedian, musician, singer, actor, film director, screenwriter, and editor. He began his career on YouTube in 2006, with his videos gaining over 569 million views as of April 2022.

  77. Jerry O'Connell

    Jerry O'Connell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractorvoice actorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Jeremiah O'Connell is an American actor, director, and television presenter known for his roles as Quinn Mallory in the television series Sliders, Andrew Clements in My Secret Identity, Vern Tessio in the film Stand by Me (1986), Joe in Joe's Apartment (1996), Frank Cushman in Jerry Maguire (1996), Derek in Scream 2 (1997), Charlie Carbone in Kangaroo Jack (2003), and Detective Woody Hoyt on the drama Crossing Jordan. He starred as Pete Kaczmarek in the single 2010–2011 season of The Defenders. He also had a starring role in the comedy horror film Piranha 3D (2010). Currently, he voices Commander Jack Ransom on the animated series Star Trek: Lower Decks, is co-host of The Talk, and hosts a version of Pictionary syndicated on Fox stations.

  78. Josh Radnor

    Josh Radnor
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    actorscreenwriterfilm directorvoice actorstage actor
    Biography

    Joshua Thomas Radnor is an American actor, filmmaker, author, and musician. He is best known for portraying Ted Mosby on the popular and Emmy Award–winning CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother. He made his writing and directorial debut with the 2010 comedy drama film Happythankyoumoreplease, for which he won the Sundance Film Festival Audience Award and was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize.

  79. Summer Phoenix

    Summer Phoenix
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Enrolled in New York University
    Studied in 1997-1998
    Occupations
    actorstage actortelevision actormodelfilm actor
    Biography

    Summer Joy Phoenix is an American actress, model and designer. She is the youngest sibling of actors/actresses River Phoenix, Rain Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, and Liberty Phoenix.

  80. Taylor Schilling

    Taylor Schilling
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Taylor Jane Schilling is an American actress. She is known for her role as Piper Chapman on the Netflix original comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019), for which she received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and two Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy and Best Actress – Television Series Drama. She made her film debut in the 2007 drama Dark Matter. She also starred as Nurse Veronica Flanagan Callahan in the short-lived NBC medical drama Mercy (2009–2010). Her other films include Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011), the romantic drama The Lucky One (2012), the comedy Take Me (2017), and the science-fiction thriller The Titan (2018).

  81. Burt Lancaster

    Burt Lancaster
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1913-1994 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    film producerscreenwriterfilm actorfilm directortelevision actor
    Biography

    Burton Stephen Lancaster was an American actor and producer. Initially known for playing tough guys with a tender heart, he went on to achieve success with more complex and challenging roles over a 45-year career in film and, later, television. He was a four-time nominee for the Academy Award for Best Actor (winning once), and he also won two BAFTA Awards and one Golden Globe Award for Best Lead Actor. The American Film Institute ranks Lancaster as #19 of the greatest male stars of classic Hollywood cinema.

  82. Cristin Milioti

    Cristin Milioti
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    singerstage actorfilm actortelevision actoractor
    Biography

    Cristin Milioti is an American actress and singer. She is known for playing Tracy McConnell on the sitcom How I Met Your Mother from 2013 to 2014, and for her work in theater productions such as That Face, Stunning, and the Tony Award-winning musical Once, for which she won a Grammy Award and was nominated for a Tony Award. She has also played Teresa Petrillo Belfort in the 2013 film The Wolf of Wall Street, Betsy Solverson in the second season of Fargo (2015), Sarah in the 2020 film Palm Springs opposite Andy Samberg, and Hazel in the HBO Max comedy series Made for Love (2021).

  83. Melissa Joan Hart

    Melissa Joan Hart
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    television actorvoice actorfilm producersingerentrepreneur
    Biography

    Melissa Joan Hart is an American actress, producer, and director. She had starring roles as the title characters in the sitcoms Clarissa Explains It All (1991–1994), Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996–2003), and Melissa & Joey (2010–2015), and also in No Good Nick (2019). She has also appeared in films Drive Me Crazy (1999), Nine Dead (2009), and God's Not Dead 2 (2016). On October 17, 2021, she became the first celebrity to win the $1,000,000 top prize for her charity, Youth Villages, on Celebrity Wheel of Fortune and the fourth overall million dollar winner on Wheel of Fortune.

  84. Frank Grillo

    Frank Grillo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actormodelfilm actor
    Biography

    Frank Anthony Grillo is an American actor. He is best known for playing Brock Rumlow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and animated series What If...? (2021). He had his first leading role in the action-horror film The Purge: Anarchy (2014), portraying Sergeant Leo Barnes, a role he reprised in The Purge: Election Year (2016), and has also appeared in Warrior (2011), The Grey (2012), End of Watch (2012), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Wolf Warrior 2 and Wheelman (both 2017), and Boss Level (2021). Grillo's television work includes the lead role in Kingdom (2014–2017) and recurring roles in Battery Park (2000), For the People (2002–2003), The Shield (2002–2003), Prison Break (2005–2006), Blind Justice (2005), The Kill Point (2007) and Billions (2020).

  85. Robert Mueller

    Robert Mueller
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    military officerlawyerpoliticiancivil servant
    Biography

    Robert Swan Mueller III is an American lawyer and government official who served as the sixth director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from 2001 to 2013.

  86. Bill de Blasio

    Bill de Blasio
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Bill de Blasio is an American politician who served as the 109th mayor of New York City from 2014 to 2021. A member of the Democratic Party, he held the office of New York City Public Advocate from 2010 to 2013.

  87. Melissa Fumero

    Melissa Fumero
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Enrolled in New York University
    In 2003 graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts in spoken drama
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Melissa Fumero is an American actress. Born in Lyndhurst, New Jersey, she aspired to become an actress since age ten and attended New York University, from which she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Drama. She made her professional debut in 2004, recurring as Adriana Cramer in the soap opera One Life to Live. Following several minor roles, Fumero had her first main role in the Fox (later NBC) comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine as Amy Santiago, a role she played from 2013 to 2021. Since this breakthrough, Fumero has voiced Melissa Tarleton in the critically acclaimed animated series M.O.D.O.K. (2021) and is set to star in Netflix's upcoming series Blockbuster. She is married to actor and former model David Fumero, with whom she has two sons.

  88. Jake Johnson

    Jake Johnson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Mark Jake Johnson Weinberger is an American actor, comedian, film producer and screenwriter best known for his role as Nick Miller in the Fox sitcom New Girl (2011–2018), for which he was nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series in 2018, and as Peter B. Parker/Spider-Man in the Oscar-winning animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018), a role he will reprise in its sequel (2022). He also starred in Let's Be Cops (2014), and appeared in Paper Heart (2009), Get Him to the Greek (2010), Safety Not Guaranteed (2012), 21 Jump Street (2012), Drinking Buddies (2013), Jurassic World (2015), The Mummy (2017), and Tag (2018). He co-starred as Greyson "Grey" McConnell in the ABC drama series Stumptown (2019–2020).

  89. Sterling K. Brown

    Sterling K. Brown
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    stage actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Sterling Kelby Brown is an American actor. He has portrayed Christopher Darden in the FX limited series The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story (2016) and stars as Randall Pearson in the NBC drama series This Is Us (from 2016–present). Both roles have earned him Primetime Emmy Awards and the latter also won him a Golden Globe Award. He has also had supporting roles in the films Black Panther (2018) and Waves (2019), and recently appeared on the Amazon Prime original series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

  90. Eli Roth

    Eli Roth
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    film produceractorfilm directorscreenwriterfilm actor
    Biography

    Eli Raphael Roth is an American film director, producer, and actor. As a director and producer, he is most closely associated with the horror genre, having directed the films Cabin Fever (2003) and Hostel (2005).

  91. Jack Quaid

    Jack Quaid
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorvoice actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Jack Henry Quaid is an American actor. He made his acting debut with a minor role in the dystopian film The Hunger Games (2012) before his breakout role as vigilante Hughie Campbell in the Amazon Prime Video superhero series The Boys (2019–present). Among other roles, he was part of the main cast of HBO's Vinyl (2016) and had numerous voice acting roles such as Brad Boimler in Star Trek: Lower Decks (2020–present). He played Richie Kirsch in Matt Bettinelli-Olpin's and Tyler Gillett's Scream 5 (2022).

  92. AJ Lee

    AJ Lee
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Enrolled in New York University
    Studied in 2005-2006
    Occupations
    professional wrestleractorwriter
    Biography

    April Jeanette Mendez is an American author and retired professional wrestler. She is best known for her time in WWE under the ring name AJ Lee. She is currently an executive producer for WOW – Women of Wrestling.

  93. Christopher Guest

    Christopher Guest
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    comedianfilm directorpoliticianwriterscreenwriter
    Biography

    Christopher Haden-Guest, 5th Baron Haden-Guest, is an American-British screenwriter, composer, musician, director, actor, and comedian. Guest is most widely known in Hollywood for having written, directed, and starred in his series of comedy films shot in mock-documentary (mockumentary) style. Many scenes and character backgrounds in Guest's films are written and directed, although actors have no rehearsal time and the ensemble improvise scenes while filming them. The series of films began with This Is Spinal Tap (which he did not direct) and continued with Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, For Your Consideration, and Mascots.

  94. Debra Messing

    Debra Messing
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Enrolled in New York University
    1990-1993 graduated with Master of Fine Arts
    Occupations
    film actorvoice actorstage actortelevision actorcomedian
    Biography

    Debra Lynn Messing is an American actress. After graduating from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Messing received short-lived roles on television series such as Ned and Stacey on Fox (1995–1997) and Prey on ABC (1998). She achieved her breakthrough role as Grace Adler, an interior designer, on the NBC sitcom Will & Grace (1998–2006, 2017–2020), for which she received seven Golden Globe Award nominations and five Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, winning once, in 2003.

  95. Daniel Dae Kim

    Daniel Dae Kim
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Daniel Dae Kim is a South Korean-American actor and producer. He is known for his roles as Jin-Soo Kwon in Lost, Chin Ho Kelly in Hawaii Five-0, Gavin Park in Angel, and Johnny Gat in the Saints Row video game series. He also runs a production company, 3AD, which is currently producing the television series The Good Doctor. He portrayed Ben Daimio in the superhero film Hellboy (2019) and provides the voice of Chief Benja in the Disney animated film Raya and the Last Dragon (2021).

  96. Anthony Rapp

    Anthony Rapp
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    singerstage actortelevision actorfilm actorfilm producer
    Biography

    Anthony Deane Rapp is an American actor and singer who originated the role of Mark Cohen in the Broadway production of Rent. Following his original performance of the role in 1996, Rapp reprised it in the film version of the show and then the show's United States Tour in 2009. He also performed the role of Charlie Brown in the 1999 Broadway revival of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and originated the role of Lucas in the musical If/Then in 2014. He currently plays Lieutenant Commander Paul Stamets on the television series Star Trek: Discovery.

  97. Rick Rubin

    Rick Rubin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    record producermusicianscreenwriterguitaristcomposer
    Biography

    Frederick Jay Rubin is an American record producer and former co-president of Columbia Records. Along with Russell Simmons, he is the cofounder of Def Jam Recordings and also established American Recordings. With the Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Public Enemy, Geto Boys, and Run-DMC, Rubin helped popularize hip hop music. He also produced a number of top-selling artists from a variety of other genres including heavy metal (Danzig, Slayer, System of a Down), alternative rock (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Weezer, The Cult), and country (Johnny Cash, Dixie Chicks).

  98. Shimon Peres

    Shimon Peres
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    Years
    1923-2016 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    politicianwriterpoet
    Biography

    Shimon Peres was an Israeli politician who served as the ninth President of Israel from 2007 to 2014 and as the eighth Prime Minister of Israel from 1984 to 1986 and from 1995 to 1996. He was a member of twelve cabinets and represented five political parties in a political career spanning 70 years. Peres was elected to the Knesset in November 1959 and except for a three-month-long hiatus in early 2006, was in office continuously until he was elected President in 2007. At the time of his retirement in 2014, he was the world's oldest head of state and was considered the last link to Israel's founding generation.

  99. Jason Ritter

    Jason Ritter
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    film actortelevision actorvoice actorfilm produceractor
    Biography

    Jason Morgan Ritter is an American actor and producer. He is known for his roles as Kevin Girardi in the television series Joan of Arcadia, Ethan Haas in The Class, Sean Walker in the NBC series The Event, Dipper Pines in Gravity Falls, and Rat Rollins in Raising Dion. He also played the recurring role of Mark Cyr in the NBC television series Parenthood, for which he received an Emmy Award nomination. In 2017, Ritter starred in the ABC comedy series Kevin (Probably) Saves the World. He voiced the character Ryder in Frozen II.

  100. Ang Lee

    Ang Lee
    Born in
    Taiwan Flag Taiwan
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriterwriterfilm producer
    Biography

    Ang Lee is a Taiwanese filmmaker. Born in the Pingtung County of southern Taiwan, Lee was educated in Taiwan and later in the United States. During his filmmaking career he has received international critical and popular acclaim and a range of accolades.