Burt Reynolds

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© Alan Light

Burt Reynolds was born on February 11, 1936 in Waycross, Georgia. He is a well-known director, actor and voice artist. After a car accident ended his football career, Reynolds considered becoming a police officer. However, while studying in Palm Beach Junior College, he was encouraged by Watson B. Duncan III to star in the lead role in a play called ‘Outward Bound’ and Reynolds went on to win the Florida State Drama Award in 1956 for his role in this play. He was then click here to read more

Toby Keith

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© Keith Hinkle

Toby Keith is Oklahoma’s very own multi award-winning country superstar. A record producer, singer-songwriter and actor, Toby Keith is one of the best known artists in country music. After playing at local pubs and restaurants, Keith got his big break in 1993 when he was signed by top recording label Mercury. Under this recording contract, he released four studio albums, the first of which went platinum, as well as one Greatest Hits album. In 1998, he signed a contract with Nashville DreamWorks and released click here to read more

Katie Holmes

Katie-Holmes

Kate Noelle “Katie” Holmes was born on December 18, 1978 in Ohio. She started acting in theater productions in her school. Later, she met a manager who encouraged her to go on auditions in Los Angeles. She got a role in ‘The Ice Storm’ but her big break was playing Joey Potter in ‘Dawson’s Creek’. She also starred in ‘Phone Booth’ and ‘Batman Begins’ and played the role of the Slutty Pumpkin in the hit American TV series ‘How I Met Your Mother’. On click here to read more

Tom Hanks

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© watchwithkristin

Born July 9th, 1956 in Concord, California, Thomas Jeffrey Hanks or more commonly known as Tom Hanks. Tom is an actor, producer, director, screen writer and speaker. He is married twice and divorced once and currently has four children. In his early years in school, Tom was known to be shy but enjoyed theater. He studied theater at Chabot College in California for two years and later California State University in Sacramento.  Due to his love for acting, he was unable to clear college click here to read more