Star of The OC and Hart of Dixie, Rachel Bilson was born and raised in Los Angeles. She worked in commercials and landed a few one-off roles in high profile TV shows before landing the part of Summer Roberts in the hit TV series “The O.C.” (2003), establishing herself as a household name.
Mary-Louise Parker (born August 2, 1964) is an American actress, known for her current lead role on Showtime’s television series Weeds portraying Nancy Botwin, for which she has received several nominations and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in 2006.
Star of The New Girl. Zooey Deschanel was born in 1980 into a showbiz family. Her father, Caleb Deschanel is an Academy Award-nominated cinematographer (perhaps most notably for The Passion of the Christ) and her mother, Mary Jo Deschanel (née Weir) is an actress who starred in Twin Peaks.
Kathryn Ann “Katee” Sackhoff (born April 8, 1980) is an American actress known mainly for playing Captain Kara “Starbuck” Thrace on the Sci Fi Channel‘s television program Battlestar Galactica. In 2004 she was nominated for a Saturn Award in the “Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series” category for her work in theBattlestar Galactica miniseries.
Leighton Marissa Meester (born April 9, 1986) is an American actress and singer. Meester first garnered attention and critical acclaim for playing Blair Waldorf in the CW‘s teen drama television series Gossip Girl.
Hayden Leslie Panettiere (born August 21, 1989) is an American actress, singer and model. Her most notable role to date is that of cheerleader Claire Bennet on the NBC series Heroes (2006–2010), for which she won several awards.
Summer Lyn Glau (born July 24, 1981) is an American actress, known for playing River Tam in the science fiction series Firefly and follow-up film Serenity, and for playing Cameron in the series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
Kaley Christine Cuoco (born November 30, 1985) is an American film and television actress. She first came to attention for her role as Bridget Hennessy on the Emmy Award-winning sitcom 8 Simple Rules (2002–2005). She later starred as Billie Jenkins on the final season of the supernatural drama series Charmed (2005–2006). She has gained international acclaim and recognition for her current role as Penny on the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning comedy series The Big Bang Theory (2007–present).
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Jennifer Love Hewitt (born February 21, 1979) is an American actress, producer, television director and singer-songwriter. She rose to fame in teenage popular culture in her role in the Fox series Party of Five and starred on the hit CBS television program Ghost Whisperer as Melinda Gordon.
Sophia Anna Bush (born July 8, 1982) is an American actress, director, and spokesperson. She starred in the CW television series One Tree Hill where she portrayed Brooke Davis. Bush is additionally known for her film portrayals in the 2007 remake The Hitcher, John Tucker Must Die, and The Narrows.
Jessica Marie Alba (born April 28, 1981) is an American television and film actress. She began her television appearances at age 13 in The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994). Alba rose to prominence as the lead actress in the television series Dark Angel (2000–2002).
Erica Durance (born June 21, 1978) is a Canadian actress and producer. She has also been credited as Erica Parker. She is best known for her role as Lois Lane in the Superman-inspired American television series Smallville. In 2012, Durance is starring in the lead role in the new medical drama television series, Saving Hope.
Eva Longoria Parker
Alyssa Jayne Milano (born December 19, 1972) is an American actress and former singer, known for her childhood role as Samantha Micelli in the sitcom Who’s the Boss? and an eight-year stint as Phoebe Halliwell on the series Charmed. She was also a series regular on the original Melrose Place portraying the role of Jennifer Mancini.
Katherine Marie Heigl (born November 24, 1978) is an American actress and producer. She is possibly best known for her role as Dr. Izzie Stevens on ABC‘s Grey’s Anatomy from 2005 to 2010, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress – Drama Series in 2007.
Tricia Janine Helfer (born April 11, 1974) is a Canadian model and actress. She is best known for playing the humanoid Cylon Number Six in Ronald D. Moore‘s re-imagined Battlestar Galactica television series.
Olivia Wilde (born Olivia Jane Cockburn March 10, 1984) is an Irish-American actress and fashion model. Born in the United States, she has both Irish and American citizenship. Wilde has appeared in a number of television productions, including her roles in the dramas The O.C., The Black Donnellys, and House M.D.
Milena “Mila” Kunis (born August 14, 1983) is an American actress. At the age of seven, she moved from Ukraine to Los Angeles, California, with her family. After being enrolled in acting classes as an after school activity, she was soon discovered by an agent. She appeared in TV shows and commercials, before her first significant role, playing Jackie Burkhart on the TV series That ’70s Show. A year later, she was cast as the voice of Meg Griffin on the animated series Family Guy.
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