American people of British descent

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  2. British emigrants to the United States

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  6. Cabot family

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  9. American people of English descent

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  1. Kelly LeBrock

    Kelly LeBrock


    Kelly Le Brock (born March 24, 1960) is an American actress and model. Her acting debut was in The Woman in Red co-starring with comic actor Gene Wilder. She also starred in the films Weird Science, directed by John Hughes, and Hard to Kill, with Steven Seagal.

  2. Shane West

    Shane West


    Shane West (born Shannon Bruce Snaith; June 10, 1978) is an American actor, punk rock musician and songwriter. West is known for his portrayal of Eli Sammler in the ABC family drama Once and Again, Landon Carter in A Walk to Remember, Darby Crash in What We Do Is Secret, Dr. Ray Barnett in the NBC medical drama ER and Michael Bishop in The CW spy drama Nikita. He currently stars in the WGN adventure/historical/fantasy drama Salem as John Alden.

  3. Mischa Barton

    Mischa Barton


    Mischa Anne Barton (born 24 January 1986) is an English-Irish film, television, and stage actress, and occasional fashion model with British, Irish, and American citizenship. She began her acting career on the stage, appearing in Tony Kushner's Slavs! and took the lead in James Lapine's Twelve Dreams at New York's Lincoln Center. She made her screen debut, making a guest appearance on the American soap opera All My Children (1996). She then voiced a character on the Nickelodeon cartoon series KaBlam! (1996–1997). Her first major film role was as the protagonist of Lawn Dogs (1997), an acclaimed drama co-starring Sam Rockwell. She continued acting, appearing in major box office pictures such as the romantic comedy, Notting Hill (1999) and M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller, The Sixth Sense (1999). She also starred in the critically acclaimed indie crime drama Pups (1999).

  4. Amy Adams

    Amy Adams


    Amy Lou Adams (born August 20, 1974) is an American actress and singer. Adams began her career on stage performing in dinner theatre and later made her feature film debut in Drop Dead Gorgeous. After moving to Los Angeles and appearing in a series of television guest appearances and roles in B movies, Adams appeared as Brenda Strong in Steven Spielberg's Frank Abagnale biopic Catch Me If You Can. Her breakthrough role came in the 2005 independent film Junebug, for which she received critical acclaim and her first of four Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress. In 2007, Adams starred in the Disney animated musical film Enchanted, a critical and commercial success, and received a Golden Globe Award nomination for her lead performance. She received her second Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations and first BAFTA Award nomination for her supporting role in the 2008 film Doubt.

  5. Vanessa Williams

    Vanessa Williams


    Vanessa Lynn Williams (born March 18, 1963) is an American actress and singer who is particularly well known for her roles as Wilhelmina Slater in Ugly Betty, Renee Perry in Desperate Housewives, and Teri Joseph in the 1997 feature film Soul Food. She initially gained recognition as the first African American woman to win the title of Miss America (during the Miss America 1984 pageant on September 17, 1983). Seven weeks before the end of her reign, however, a scandal arose when Penthouse magazine bought and published unauthorized nude photographs of Williams. She relinquished her title and was succeeded by the first runner-up, Miss New Jersey 1983, Suzette Charles. Williams rebounded by launching a career as an entertainer, earning multiple Grammy and Emmy nominations and a Tony Award nomination. She is also the recipient of 7 NAACP Image Award and 3 Satellite Awards. In September, 2015 at the Miss America 2016 pageant, Miss America CEO Sam Haskell apologized to Williams (who was serving as head judge) for what was said to her by the Miss America Organization during the events of 1984.

  6. Alicia Silverstone

    Alicia Silverstone


    Alicia Silverstone (/æˈlsiə ˈsɪlvəstn/; born October 4, 1976) is an American actress, producer, author, and activist. Silverstone made her film debut in The Crush, earning the 1994 MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance, and gained further prominence as a teen idol when she appeared in three music videos for the band Aerosmith. She starred in the 1995 sleeper hit Clueless (which earned her a multi-million-dollar deal with Columbia) and in the big-budget 1997 film Batman & Robin, in which she played Batgirl. She has continued to act in film and television and on stage. A vegan, Silverstone endorsed PETA activities and published a book titled The Kind Diet.

  7. Nicole Eggert

    Nicole Eggert


    Nicole Elizabeth Eggert (born January 13, 1972) is an American actress. Her notable roles include Jamie Powell in the television series Charles in Charge and Summer Quinn in the TV series Baywatch. In 1999 Nicole guest starred on Boy Meets World. She has made several Christmas movies that premiered on Lifetime. Eggert was most recently a contestant on the VH1 reality show Celebrity Fit Club she recently came in 2nd on ABC's celebrity diving show Splash.

  8. Robert Buckley

    Robert Buckley


    Robert Earl Buckley (born May 2, 1981) is an American actor, known for his roles on the television series Lipstick Jungle and One Tree Hill. In 2012, he joined the cast of the ABC supernatural drama series 666 Park Avenue as Brian Leonard. Buckley currently stars in the CW sci-fi dramedy iZombie as Major Lilywhite.

  9. Jack White

    Jack White


    Jack White (born John Anthony Gillis; July 9, 1975) is an American musician, record producer, and occasional actor. He is best known as the lead singer and guitarist of The White Stripes, although he has had success in other bands and as a solo artist. On April 24, 2012, White released his debut solo album, Blunderbuss. His second studio album, Lazaretto, was released on June 10, 2014. Both received wide commercial and critical acclaim.

  10. Shiloh Fernandez

    Shiloh Fernandez


    Shiloh Thomas Fernandez (born February 26, 1985) is an American actor. He is known for his roles in the television series Jericho and United States of Tara, and the films Deadgirl, Red Riding Hood, and the 2013 remake of Evil Dead, in the lead role.

  11. Tahj Mowry

    Tahj Mowry


    Tahj Dayton Mowry (born May 17, 1986) is an American actor, voice actor, dancer, and singer perhaps best known for his role as T.J. Henderson on The WB sitcom, Smart Guy, and as Wade on the animated comedy, Kim Possible on the Disney Channel. Mowry is recently on the hit ABC Family comedy series Baby Daddy as Tucker. He is the brother of identical twins Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry. Also known for his role on Full House by the name of Teddy; playing the best friend of Michelle.

  12. Tia Mowry-Hardrict

    Tia Mowry-Hardrict


    Tia Dashon Mowry-Hardrict (née Mowry; born July 6, 1978), known by her maiden name Tia Mowry, is an American actress and model. She first gained fame for her teen role as Tia Landry on the ABC/The WB sitcom Sister, Sister (opposite her identical twin sister Tamera Mowry). From 2006 until 2012, she portrayed medical student Melanie Barnett on The CW/BET comedy-drama series The Game. She is also notable for starring in the television movie Twitches and its sequel Twitches Too. Mowry has portrayed as Sasha in Bratz and Sashabella in Bratzillaz. Since September 2013, Mowry has starred in Nickelodeon's Nick at Nite and TV Land comedy sitcom Instant Mom.

  13. Lesley-Anne Down

    Lesley-Anne Down


    Lesley-Anne Down (born 17 March 1954) is an English actress, former model, and singer.

  14. Chris Zylka

    Chris Zylka


    Chris Settlemire (born May 9, 1985), known professionally as Chris Zylka, is an American actor.

  15. Claudette Colbert

    Claudette Colbert


    Claudette Colbert (/klˈbɛər/; September 13, 1903 – July 30, 1996) was a French-born American actress, and a leading lady for two decades.

  16. Emily Ratajkowski

    Emily Ratajkowski


    Emily O'Hara Ratajkowski (/ˌrɑːtˈkski/; born June 7, 1991) is an American model and actress. Born in London to American parents and raised primarily in California, she rose to prominence after appearing in the music video for Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines", which became the number one song of the year 2013 in several countries. Following its success, she became a high profile sex symbol, appeared in the 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and began a movie career.

  17. Gloria Grahame

    Gloria Grahame


    Gloria Grahame (November 28, 1923 – October 5, 1981) was an American stage, film and television actress.

  18. India Eisley

    India Eisley


    India Eisley (born October 29, 1993) is a British American actress. She is known for the role of Sawa in Kite as well as Eve in Underworld: Awakening.

  19. Joan Bennett

    Joan Bennett


    Joan Geraldine Bennett (February 27, 1910 – December 7, 1990) was an American stage, film and television actress. Besides acting on the stage, Bennett appeared in more than 70 motion pictures from the era of silent movies, well into the sound era. She is possibly best-remembered for her film noir femme fatale roles in director Fritz Lang's movies such as The Woman in the Window (1944) and Scarlet Street (1945).

  20. Calum Best

    Calum Best


    Calum Milan Best (born February 6, 1981) is a British-American model, actor, television personality, and reality television participant.

  21. John Barrowman

    John Barrowman


    John Scot Barrowman, MBE (born 11 March 1967), is a Scottish-American actor, singer, dancer, presenter and writer who holds both British and American citizenship. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he emigrated to the United States with his family in 1975. Encouraged by his high school teachers, Barrowman studied performing arts at the United States International University in San Diego before landing the role of Billy Crocker in Cole Porter's Anything Goes at London's West End.

  22. Karen Allen

    Karen Allen


    Karen Jane Allen (born October 5, 1951) is an American actress. She played Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008). Allen has also had roles in films such as National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), The Wanderers (1979), Cruising (1980), Shoot the Moon (1982), Starman (1984), Scrooged (1988), The Sandlot (1993), The Perfect Storm (2000) and Poster Boy (2004).

  23. Elon Musk

    Elon Musk


    Elon Reeve Musk (/ˈlɒn ˈmʌsk/; born June 28, 1971) is a South African-born Canadian-American business magnate, engineer, inventor and investor. He is the CEO and CTO of SpaceX, CEO and product architect of Tesla Motors, and chairman of SolarCity.

  24. David Letterman

    David Letterman


    David Michael Letterman (born April 12, 1947) is an American former television and radio host, comedian, writer, producer, and actor.

  25. Melissa Rycroft

    Melissa Rycroft


    Melissa Katherine Rycroft-Strickland (more commonly referred to as Melissa Rycroft, born March 11, 1983 in Dallas) is an American dancer, reality television personality, and former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader. She participated as a bachelorette on the thirteenth season of ABC's The Bachelor, on the CMT reality TV series Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team and on the eighth and fifteenth seasons of ABC's Dancing with the Stars.

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