Name: Andreas Wilson
Birth date/place: March 7, 1981 in Stockholm, Sweden
Wilson played the lead role in the Swedish film Ondskan (US title Evil). The film was nominated, in 2003, for the Oscar award for best foreign movie. Most of Wilson’s work has been done in foreign films such as Den utvalde, Babas bilar and Edderkoppen bakeri. He will appear in two US films, which are in post-production and will be released sometime in 2010.
Name: Marcus Patrick
Born As: Patrick Marcus Osbourne
Birth date/place: June 5, 1974 in Bath, England
Claim to Fame: Actor, Model, Singer, Film Director
Patrick’s most prominent television role was as “Jett Carver” in the TV soap, Days of Our Lives. He also played “Jamal Cudahy” in All My Children and “Father Denny” on Passions. Patrick will appear in the film The Dark Party starring and directed by Kadeem Hardison.
Name: Troy Garity
Born as: Troy O’Donovan Hayden
Birth date/place: July 7, 1973 in Los Angeles, CA
Trivia: Garity is the son of Jane Fonda and Tom Hayden and grandson of Henry Fonda.
One of the many films Hayden has appeared in is Steal This Movie portraying his own father Tom Hayden. Other films include Bandits, Barbershop and Barbershop 2, Sunshine, Lake City, and A Day in the Life. He will play “Luke ‘Cajun’ Babbineaux” in Kerosene Cowboys to be released in 2010.
Name: Chris Evans
Born As: Christopher Robert Evans
Birth date/place: June 13, 1981 in Sudbury, MA
Personal Quote: “If you want to be around in 10 years you’ve got to do something to differentiate yourself from the pack”.
Evans is best known for his portrayal of “Jake Wyler” in the 2001 film Not Another Teen Movie, and in two of the Fantastic Four films as “Johnny Storm/Human Torch. He has also appeared in the films Eastwick, Cellular, Sunshine, The Nanny Diaries and Push. Watch for Evans in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, to be released in 2010.
Name: Jason Momoa
Born As: Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa
Birth date/place: August 1, 1975 in Honolulu, HI
Claim to Fame: “Ronon Dex” in Stargate Atlantis
Bio: Momoa was discovered in Hawaii by an international designer which began his modeling career. He won Hawaii’s Model of the Year in 1999. He appeared as “Jason Ioane” in Baywatch Hawaii from 1999-2001. Momoa’s longest running role is as “Ronan Dex” in the Sci Fi Network series Stargate Atlantis from 2005-2009. Film credits include: Baywatch: Hawaii Wedding and Johnson Family Vacation.
Name: Johnny Knoxville
Born As: Phillip John Clapp
Birth date/place: March 11, 1971 in Knoxville, TN
Claim to Fame: As co-creator and main star of the MTV series Jackass
In addition to the successful MTV series Jackass, Knoxville has appeared in films such as Men in Black, Walking Tall, The Ringer and The Dukes of Hazzard.
Name: Marques Houston aka Batman
Born As: Marques Barrett Houston
Birth date/place: August 4, 1981 in Los Angeles, CA
Multitalented Houston is a singer, songwriter, actor and record producer. His first solo album, MH , was released in 2003, followed by Naked (2005), and Veteran (2007). Houston’s fourth solo album, Mr. Houston, will be released in the summer of 2009.
Houston’s film and television career include: “Roger Evans” in Sister, Sister, and “Kevin Barnes” in Cuts. In his new film, Boogie Town, Houston has the starring role of “Micha”.
Name: Santiago Cabrera
Birth date/place: May 5, 1978 in Caracas, Venezuela
Shirtless Santiago Cabrera attended the Drama Centre London and, after graduating, his first professional role was as “Montano” in Shakespeare’s Othello. He appeared in the American mini-series Empire as “Ocatvius” and in several episodes of Heroes as “Isaac Mendez”. In 2008-2009 Santiago Cabrera played in the British television drama, Merlin.
Name: Jason Patric
Born As: Jason Patric Miller, Jr.
Birth date/place: June 17, 1966
Trivia: Patric is the grandson of Jackie Gleason
Patric’s first acting role was as “Gary Charters” in the 1985 television film Toughlove. He went on to appear in many films including: Denial, Sleepers, Speed 2, and In the Valley of Elah. Patric played “Brian Fitzgerald” in the 2009 film My Sister’s Keeper which was directed by Nick Cassavetes.
Name: Gael Garcia Bernal
Birth date/place: November 30, 1978 in Guadalajara, Mexico
Personal Quote: “Talent survives and remains while beauty is diluted”.
Gael Garcia Bernal began acting at age 14 in a Mexican soap opera. He starred in some of Mexico’s most celebrated films including Y tu mama tambien (2001) and El crimen del Padre Amaro (2002). Gael Garcia Bernal will have a starring role in the 2009 film Letters to Juliet.
Name: Brandon Routh
Born As: Brandon James Routh
Birth date/place: October 9, 1979 in Des Moines, IA
Claim to Fame: As “Clark Kent/Superman” in Superman Returns
Trivia: Brandon Routh is a huge Superman fan and, when he was a kid, collected the comics, owned the films and had Superman.
Routh’s first professional role was in the 1999 TV series Odd Man Out. He made guest appearances on several series episodes such as Gilmore Girls, Will & Grace, and Cold Case. He starred in the 2006 film Superman Returns with Kate Bosworth playing the part of ”Lois Lane”. Brandon Routh will play “Agent Jackson” in to 2010 film Unthinkable starring Samuel L. Jackson and Michael Sheen.
Name: Amaury Nolasco
Born As: Amarury Nolasco Garrido
Birth date/place: December 24, 1970 in Puerto Rico
Trivia: He was going to enroll in medical school but was cast in his first television commercial immediately after being approached by a director.
After many guest roles in television series and films Amaury Nolasco landed the role of “Fernanco Sucre” in the television drama Prison Break. He will appeared in the 2009 film Armored as “Palmer”.
Name: Colin Egglesfield
Birth date/place: February 9, 1973 in Dearborn MI
Claim to Fame: As “Joshua Madden” on All My Children
Trivia: Started out to be a doctor
Shirtless Colin Egglesfield began modeling after receiving a BS degree from the University of Iowa pre-med school to help pay for the rest of his medical education. After winning a modeling contest he left medical school to pursue modeling full time. He modeled for Versace, Calvin Klein and Armani and then switched to acting.
Egglesfield started acting in small roles on several television series episodes before landing the role of “Joshua Madden” on All My Children in 2005. In 2009 he will appear on the series Melrose Place as “Auggie Kirkpatrick”.
Name: Jason Behr
Born As: Jason Nathanial Behr
Birth date/place: December 30, 1973 in Minneapolis, MN
Personal Quote: I think if I could be any superhero, it’s probably my mom…But I don’t think I’d look too good in high heels, so it’s not gonna’ happen.”
After guest appearances in several television series episodes, Behr’s most notable role was as “Max Evans” in the sci-fi TV show Roswell. After Roswell was cancelled, he played in several film, among them: The Grudge, The Way, The Tattooist and Senseless.
Behr will star in the TV film Company Man to be released in 2010.
Name: Ben Barnes
Born As: Benjamin Thomas Barnes
Birth date/place: August 20, 1981 in London, England
Claim to Fame: “Prince Caspian” in The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
Barnes Played “Chris Wilber” in the television movie Split Decision. He also appeared in films Bigga Than Ben, Easy Virtue and Dorian Gray. Watch for Barnes in the film Valediction, a thriller, to be released in 2010.