Name: Brian Bloom
Born As: Brian Keith Bloom
Birth date/place: June 30, 1970 in Long Island, NY
Brian Bloom’s break came when he was chosen for a role in Sergio Leone’s film Once Upon A Time in America which starred Robert De Niro and James Woods. Following that he appeared on dozens of TV series episodes including 21 Jump Street, Empty Nest, Melrose Place, Oz, CSI: Miami, Drive and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. Bloom has also done the voice of characters in many video games. He will do the voice of “Sgt/Bones” in the video game Mafia II to be released in 2010.
Name: Chris Hemsworth
Birth date/place: August 11, 1983 in Melbourne, Australia
Best Known As: “Kim Hyde” on Home and Away
In 2004 Shirtless Chris Hemsworth landed the role of “Kim Hyde” in Home and Away, an Australian TV series. He played “James Kirk’s” son “George Kirk” in the 2009 film Star Trek and “Kale” in the horror drama A Perfect Getaway. Hemsworth will co-star with Sean Bean in the thriller Ca$h to be released in 2010.
Name: Adam Rickitt
Born As: Adam Peter Rickitt
Birth date/place: May 29, 1978 in Crewe, Cheshire, England
Personal Quote: “I think when you’re born, your soul is split into two and given to your perfect partner. When you see each other you’ll be with each other forever.”
Adam Rickitt is best known for the role of “Nick Tilsley” on Coronation Street, a British soap. He currently plays “Kieran Mitchell” on Shortland Street, a prime time soap produced in New Zealand.
Name: Kevin Zegers
Born As: Kevin Joseph Zegers
Birth date/place: September 19, 1984 in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada
Trivia: Began performing at age 6 in commercials
Kevin Zegers’ acting career began in low-budget Canadian films . He appeared in the US television series Titans and was personally chosen by series producer Aaron Spelling. Zegers received critical acclaim “Toby” opposite Felicity Huffman in the film Transamerica.
Kevin Zegers just completed a film titled Frozen which will be released in February 2010.
Name: Dane Cook
Born As: Dane Jeffrey Cook
Birth date/place: March 18, 1972 in Boston, MA
Personal Quote: “You know you’re drunk when you think that the cab fare is the time.”
Dane Cook is a standup comedian and television and film actor. He has released 5 comedy albums: Harmful If Swallowed, Retaliation, Vicious Circle, Rough Around The Edges: Live From Madison Square Garden and Isolated Incident. His album, Retaliation, was the highest charted comedy album in 28 years, going double platinum.
Film credits include Mystery Men, Waiting…, Employee of the Month, Good Luck Chuck, Dan in Real Life, Mr. Brooks, and My Best Friend’s Girl.
Name: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
Born As: Dwayne Douglas Johnson
Birthdate/place: May 3, 1972 in Hayward, CA
Claim to Fame: World Wrestling Federation Champion
Dwayne Johnson is a third generation professional wrestler. He joined the WWF in 1996 and became one of its most popular wrestlers. During his wrestling career, Johnson has been a nine-time World Heavyweight Champion, a seven-time WWE Champion and a two-time WCW Champion. In addition to being a world champion wrestler, Johnson is also an actor. After his small role as ‘The Scorpion King” in The Mummy Returns, he had his first leading role as “Maythayus” in the 2002 film The Scorpion King. Johnson was paid $5.5 million which was the highest salary paid to an actor in his first starring role. He played “Agent 23” in the 2008 film Get Smart.
Name: Tac Fitzgerald
Born As: Thomas Atticus Christian Fitzgerald
Birth date/place: July 5, 1981 in St. Paul, MN
Trivia: Modeled for Calvin Klein Jeans when he was 17
Tac Fitzgerald has appeared in several films and television series episodes. He played “Pete” in the film Here on Earth and “Thomas” in Black Hawk Down. He has made guest appearances on The Drew Carey Show, Grosse Pointe. Glory Days, Dawson’s Creek and Charmed.
Name: Kieran O’Brien
Birth date/place: 1973 in Rochdale, England
Best Known for: The film 9 Songs
Kiernan O’Brien appeared in several series episodes before making his first feature film Virtual Sexuality. He played the role of “Alex” in the film 9 Songs which is said to be one of the “most sexually explicit mainstream films to date”. O’Brien’s latest film is Kid which was released in 2009.
Name: Hayden Christensen
Birth date/place: April 19, 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia
Trivia: Was named of People Magazine’s Most Beautiful People
Hayden Christensen came to public attention in the television series Higher Ground in the role of “Scott Barringer”. He later appeared in the TV movie Trapped in a Purple Haze. George Lucas chose Christensen over Leonardo DeCaprio and Jonathan Jackson to play the role of Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode II and Star Wars Episode III. His latest film, Takers, will be released in February of 2010.
Name: John Cena
Born As: John Felix Anthony Cena
Birth date/place: April 23, 1977 in West Newbury, MA
Claim to Fame: Actor, Hip Hop Musician and Pro Wrestler
John Cena is primarily known as professional wrestler and is the current reigning WWE Champion. He was also successful in The Marine, his first film appearance. In his next film, Cena played “Danny Fisher” in 12 Rounds.
Name: David Charvet
Born As: David Frank Guez Charvet
Birth date/place: May 15, 1972 in Lyon, France
Trivia: Began his career as a singer in France
David Charvet became internationally famous when he landed the role “Matt Brody” in Bay Watch followed by another successful role as “Craig Field” in Melrose Place. His big screen credits include Meet Prince Charming as “Jack Harris” and as “Doug Adler” in the action/adventure film Prisoners of the Sun.
Name: Dylan Walsh
Born As: Charles Hunter Walsh
Birth date/place: November 17, 1964 in Los Angeles, CA
Best Known As: “Dr. Sean McNamara” in Nip/Tuck
Dylan Walsh broke into acting in a film called Soldier Boys with James Earl Jones. His next film was Loverboy, which starred Patrick Dempsey and Kate Jackson. He had recurring roles in TV series episodes on Kate & Allie, Gabriel’s Fire, Brooklyn South, and Everwood. His film roles include Betsy’s Wedding, Congo, and, as Paul Newman’s son “Paul Sullivan” in Nobody’s Fool. He currently plays the role of Dr. Sean McNamara in the TV series Nip/Tuck.
Name: Sebastian Rulli
Born As: Sebastian Oscar Rulli
Birth date/place: July 6, 1974 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Trivia: Won the Las Palmas de Oro price as Best Supporting Actor
Sebastian Rulli modeled in Milan, Paris, Zurich Tokyo and Miami before becoming an actor. He is known for his acting roles in Mexican TV series productions.
Name: Ryan Carnes
Born As: Ryan Gregg Carnes
Birth date/place: December 6, 1982 in Pittsfield, IL
Trivia: Ryan Carnes is an accomplished drummer who also writes lyrics and is collaborating with other musicians on their first project.
Ryan Carnes was the ninth actor to portray “Lucas” on General Hospital from 2004-2005. He also played “Justin” on Desperate Housewives and made guest appearances on Doctor Who, Saving Grace, and Samantha Who? His most recent performance is as “Tyler” in the film Suicide Dolls.
Born As: Tyrese Darnell Gibson
Birthdate/place: December 30, 1978 in Watts, Los Angeles, Ca
Handsome and versatile, Tyrese is a singer-songwriter, rapper, screen writer, producer, actor and former model. His screen debut was in the role of “Joseph ‘Jody’ Summers in the 2001 film Baby Boy and his debut album, Tyrese was released in 1998 and went platinum in March of 1999. His next two albums, 2000 Watts and I Wanna Go There went Gold.
As for his acting career, Tyrese has appeared in several films since his debut film Flight of the Phoenix (2004). He was “USAF Tech Sergeant Epps” in Transformers and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.