Photos: Ten most popular Boulder natives on Internet Movie Database
Yesterday, when we shared our list of the ten most popular Denver natives on Internet Movie Database, we marveled at the surprises -- notables we didn't know hailed from here or hadn't heard of, period.
Well, the ten most popular people born in Boulder as judged by IMDB are even more unexpected. They include a porn actress, a stuntwoman, a prolific screenwriter, an Emmy winning former soap-opera star and Norm Gunderson from Fargo, as well as a certain Sex and the City star. Check out the full roster.
Number 10: Kylie Ireland Date of birth: 26 May 1970, Boulder, Colorado, USA Actress: Deep Anal Abyss 3, Star Wars XXX: A Porn Parody
Colorado-born Kylie Ireland was an only child. Her parents divorced when she was a teenager, and after living with her father in Colorado for a few years she moved to San DIego to live with her mother. She began dancing in strip clubs, where she met adult-film actress Juli Ashton, and soon she traveled to Los Angeles to break into the porn industry...
Number 9: Justin Torkildsen Date of birth: 3 July 1981, Boulder, Colorado, USA Actor: The Bold and the Beautiful
Justin Torkildsen portrays Rick Forrester, son of Eric Forrester and Brooke Logan, on The Bold and the Beautiful. Born and raised in Boulder, Colorado, Justin learned to ski at the age of two and continued to enjoy outdoor activities as he grew up, including ski racing, ice hockey, track, skateboarding, rollerblading, mountain biking and rock climbing. He also had a wonderful opportunity teaching handicapped people to ski. Justin attended Boulder High, where he was an all-star baseball player and earned a letter managing the girls' swim team....
Continue to keep counting down the ten most popular Boulder natives on Internet Movie Database. Number 8: Shanti Lowry Date of birth: April 2, 1982 in Boulder, Colorado, USA Actress: D.E.B.S., The Game
Number 7: Lucas Elliot Eberl Date of birth: March 29, 1986 in Boulder, Colorado, USA Actor: Planet of the Apes
Named one of the "10 Young Americans to Watch," Movie Maker Magazine, 2008.... Full listing
Continue to keep counting down the ten most popular Boulder natives on Internet Movie Database. Number 6: Robin Sydney Date of Birth: January 4, 1984 in Boulder, Colorado, USA Actress: Gingerdead Man 3: Saturday Night Cleaver, Evil Bong 3-D: The Wrath of Bong
Lovely, radiant, and charming brunette stunner Robin Sydney Heymsfield was born on January 4, 1984 in Boulder, Colorado. Robin first began acting at age 8 as a member of the professional children's group The Peanut Butter Players; she acted in over 20 stage productions with this group and portrayed such roles as The White Witch in "Narnia" and Pooh in "Winnie the Pooh." Her subsequent film career began at age 15....
Number 5: John August Date of birth: August 4, 1970 in Boulder, Colorado, USA Screenwriter: Charlie's Angels, Corpse Bride
John August's screenwriting credits include Go, Big Fish, Titan A.E., Charlie's Angels (2000), and Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003). He also maintains a screenwriting-oriented website at johnaugust.com.
Born and raised in Boulder, Colorado, John earned a degree in journalism from Drake University in Iowa and an MFA in film from the Peter Stark program at the University of Southern California....
Continue to keep counting down the ten most popular Boulder natives on Internet Movie Database. Number 4: Monica Staggs Date of birth: February 24, 1970 in Boulder, Colorado, USA Stuntwoman: Star Trek: Voyager, True Blood
Monica Staggs served as a stunt double for Jeri Ryan on "Star Trek: Voyager."
Number 3: John Carroll Lynch Date of birth: August 1, 1963 in Boulder, Colorado, USA Actor: Fargo, Shutter Island
John Carroll Lynch in "Fargo."
John Carroll Lynch was born August 1st, 1963 in Boulder, Colorado. He was raised in Denver Colorado. It was there John found a passion for acting and became a Denver Broncos fan. He graduated in the mid-80s with a B.F.A. in theatre from the The Catholic University of America / Hartke Theatre Acting program. From then, he continued to work in theatre around the country, but concentrated mostly on his work at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, acting in many plays from Shakespeare to Shaw to Chekhov. In the early nineties, John was able to find time away from the theatre to work in film, as productions came through Minnesota. In 1996, he received critical acclaim for his role as Marge Gunderson's simple husband Norm Gunderson in Fargo (1996).... Full bio
Continue to keep counting down the ten most popular Boulder natives on Internet Movie Database. Number 2: Kristin Davis Date of birth: 23 February 1965, Boulder, Colorado, USA Actress: Sex and the City
In case you aren't a SATC fan, that's Davis on the left.
Kristin Landen Davis was born on February 23, 1965 in Boulder, Colorado. An only child, her parents divorced when she was a baby and she was adopted by her stepfather after he married her mother in 1968. Early in her childhood, Kristin and her parents moved to Columbia, South Carolina, where her stepfather (a psychology professor) was transferred to a university....
Number 1: JJ Feild Date of birth: April 1, 1978 in Boulder, Colorado, USA Actor: Captain America: The First Avenger
JJ Feild in "Captain America: The First Avenger."
During his college years, he and his friends put on productions of William Shakespeare in the local pub.
Began acting in school.
He was born in Boulder, Colorado but moved to England as a baby.
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