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by jasonfoss44 | created - 13 Jul 2018 | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public

1. Mélanie Laurent

Actress | Inglourious Basterds

Mélanie Laurent was born in Paris, France. She is the daughter of Annick, a ballet teacher, and Pierre, a voice actor, who is most recognized for the French version of The Simpsons (1989). She has a younger brother, Mathieu, and has both Sephardi Jewish (from Tunisia) and Ashkenazi Jewish (from ...

2. Alice Lake

Actress | Come Through

Alice Lake was born on September 12, 1895 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Come Through (1917), I Am the Law (1922) and Should a Woman Tell? (1919). She was married to Robert Williams. She died on November 15, 1967 in Hollywood, California, USA.

3. Brooke Lyons

Actress | Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector

Brooke Lyons was born on November 8, 1980 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. She is an actress, known for Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector (2020), The Affair (2014) and Magnum P.I. (2018). She has been married to Max Osswald since April 26, 2014. They have one child.

4. Carla Laemmle

Actress | The Adventures of Frank Merriwell

Carla Laemmle was born on October 20, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Rebekah Isabelle Laemmle. She is known for her work on The Adventures of Frank Merriwell (1936), The Gate Crasher (1928) and A Sad State of Affairs (2013). She died on June 12, 2014 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

5. Margaret Lindsay

Actress | Scarlet Street

Picture-pretty brunette Margaret Lindsay was one of a number of pleasant, sweet-natured ingénues who could do no wrong in a score of 1930s stylish Hollywood pictures. Such altruistic love interests were often overlooked in pictures that were carried by the flashy histrionics of a jaunty James Cagney...

6. Myrna Loy

Actress | The Thin Man

Myrna Loy was born Myrna Adele Williams on August 2, 1905 in Helena, Montana, to Adelle Mae (Johnson) and David Franklin Williams. Her paternal grandparents were Welsh, and her mother was of Scottish and Swedish descent. Myrna was raised in Helena and nearby Radersburg. Her father, a rancher, was ...

7. Elsa Lanchester

Actress | Witness for the Prosecution

Elsa Sullivan Lanchester was born into an unconventional a family at the turn of the 20th century. Her parents, James "Shamus" Sullivan and Edith "Biddy" Lanchester, were socialists - very active members of the Social Democratic Federation (SDF) in a rather broad sense and did not believe in the ...

8. Carole Lombard

Actress | To Be or Not to Be

Carole Lombard was born Jane Alice Peters in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on October 6, 1908. Her parents divorced in 1916 and her mother took the family on a trip out West. While there they decided to settle down in the Los Angeles area. After being spotted playing baseball in the street with the ...

9. Elissa Landi

Actress | The Count of Monte Cristo

Elissa Landi was born in Venice, Italy, on December 6, 1904. From an early age, Elissa wanted to be an actress and a writer. Her acting career started at the Oxford Repertory Company and on London's West End performing with actors such as Laurence Olivier and John Gielgud. She played Desdemona in ...

10. Bianca Lawson

Actress | Save the Last Dance

Bianca Lawson was born on March 20, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Bianca Jasmine Lawson. She is an actress and producer, known for Save the Last Dance (2001), The Feast of All Saints (2001) and Rogue (2013).

11. Madeleine Lebeau

Actress | Casablanca

Madeleine Lebeau was born on June 10, 1923 in Antony, Seine [now Hauts-de-Seine], France as Marie Madeleine Berthe Lebeau. She was an actress, known for Casablanca (1942), (1963) and Gentleman Jim (1942). She was married to Tullio Pinelli and Marcel Dalio. She died on May 1, 2016 in ...

12. Dorothy Lamour

Actress | Road to Bali

In addition to being Miss New Orleans in 1931, Dorothy Lamour worked as a Chicago elevator operator; band vocalist for her first husband, band leader Herbie Kaye; and radio performer. In 1936 she donned her soon-to-be-famous sarong for her debut at Paramount, The Jungle Princess (1936), and ...

13. Lindsay Lohan

Actress | The Parent Trap

Lindsay Dee Lohan was born in New York City, on 2 July 1986, to Dina Lohan and Michael Lohan. She began her career at age three as a Ford model, and also made appearances in over sixty television commercials, including spots for The Gap, Pizza Hut, Wendy's, and Jell-O (opposite Bill Cosby). Lohan ...

14. Hope Lange

Actress | Death Wish

One of the most natural beauties of the 1960s with a gentle voice and personality to match, blonde Hope Lange was born in Redding Ridge, Connecticut, and performed on stage from the age of nine. She studied both drama and dance under Martha Graham, did some modeling and then worked in stock ...

15. Janet Leigh

Actress | Psycho

Janet Leigh was the only child of a couple who often moved from town to town. Living in apartments, Janet was a bright child who skipped several grades and finished high school when she was 15. A lonely child, she would spend much of her time at movie theaters. She was a student, studying music and...

16. Alexandra Lydon

Actress | Prison Break

Alexandra is originally from Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts. Alexandra moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting when she was 17. She graduated with honors from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts with a dual degree in Drama and Psychology and studied at the Stella Adler ...

17. Jane Lumb

Actress | Dr. Who and the Daleks

Jane Lumb was born on November 23, 1942 in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, England as Jane Katherine Lumb. She was an actress, known for Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965), Monitor (1958) and Reflections on Love (1966). She was married to Tony Gourvil. She died on February 8, 2008 in London, England.

18. Padma Lakshmi

Actress | Enterprise

Padma Lakshmi was born on September 1, 1970 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. She is a producer and actress, known for Star Trek: Enterprise (2001), Glitter (2001) and The Ten Commandments (2006). She was previously married to Salman Rushdie.

19. Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Actress | Seinfeld

Julia Louis-Dreyfus was born on January 13, 1961, in the New York City borough of Manhattan, to Judith (LeFever), a special needs tutor and author, and Gérard Louis-Dreyfus, a billionaire businessman. Her parents divorced when she was young, and she spent her childhood in Washington, D.C., and New ...

20. Vanessa Lachey

Actress | Disaster Movie

Vanessa Joy Minnillo was born on November 9, 1980, at Clark Air Force Base in the Philippines. She is the daughter of Helen Ramos Bercero and Vincent Charles Minnillo, a crew member on an Air Force aircraft (he has since retired). Her father is American, from Ohio, and is of half Italian, one ...

21. Oksana Lada

Actress | Safe

Oksana Lada was born in Ivano Frankivsk, the Western region of Ukraine, where she studied to be an economist before emigrating to the U.S. when she was 20. A rare beauty, with stunning, strongly Slavic features, Lada did some modeling after arriving in the U.S. Eventually she segued into acting, ...

22. Robyn Lively

Actress | The Karate Kid Part III

Robyn Lively was born on February 7, 1972 in Powder Springs, Georgia, USA as Robyn Elaine Lively. She is an actress, known for The Karate Kid Part III (1989), Teen Witch (1989) and Ouija (2014). She has been married to Bart Johnson since September 25, 1999. They have three children.

23. Nina Lafarga

Actress | Friends with Kids

Nina Lafarga is an actress, known for Friends with Kids (2011), The Irishman (2019) and Music and Lyrics (2007).

24. Nicole LaPlaca

Actress | Another Cinderella Story

Nicole LaPlaca was born on January 3, 1986 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Nicole Kristine Jamie LaPlaca. She is known for her work on Another Cinderella Story (2008), John Tucker Must Die (2006) and A Dog's Purpose (2017).



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