Photos: Ten most popular natives from the rest of Colorado on Internet Movie Database
In recent days, we've shared the Internet Movie Database's ten most popular performers from Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs and Aurora. But there's a lot more state out there, and plenty of other notables from places beyond these four cities -- like, for instance, Greeley, Conifer, Longmont, Crested Butte, Fort Collins, Loveland, Littleton, Lakewood and, well, we're not sure, because one page for a big finisher doesn't list anything other than "Colorado." Who's from where? Count them down below -- and check out the post's final page to see the overall top ten from the state.Number 10: Riker Lynch Date of birth: November 8, 1991 in Littleton, Colorado, USA Actor: So You Think You Can Dance, Glee
Riker Lynch sings lead with the Warblers on "Glee."
Moved from Littleton, CO to LA in 2007.
Plays guitar, piano, and drums.
He is in a band, called "R5", with his family: Rocky Lynch, Ross Lynch, Rydel Lynch, and their best friend, Ellington Ratliff.
Has 3 brothers, Rocky Lynch, Ross Lynch, Ryland Lynch, and 1 sister, Rydel Lynch.
Cousin of Derek Hough and Julianne Hough....
Number 9: Gregg Henry Date of birth: 6 May 1952, Lakewood, Colorado, USA Actor: Scandal, The Killing
Gregg Henry with Kerry Washington in "Scandal."
Excellent, prolific and versatile character actor Gregg Lee Henry was born on May 6, 1952 in Lakewood, Colorado. Henry studied acting at the University of Washington in Seattle. Right after graduating from college, Greg moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue an acting career. He played in a band for three or four months and worked as an apprentice at the Old Globe theater in San Diego prior to getting his first television acting gig as Nick Nolte's son, Wesley Jordache, in "Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II" (1976).... Full bio
Continue to keep counting down the ten most popular natives from the rest of Colorado on Internet Movie Database. Number 8: Kyle Howard Date of birth: 13 April 1978, Loveland, Colorado, USA Actor: The Drew Carey Show, Royal Pains
Kyle Howard and Paulo Costanzo on "Royal Pains."
Kyle grew up in the small town of Loveland, Colorado. He first attended Truscott Elementary of Loveland, Colorado. Bill Reed Middle School was where Kyle was in his first play, "Wanna Play?!?" Kyle's first job was in a dinner theater in his hometown; where he worked during the ages of 13-14 years old. During the summer, Kyle acted in many plays at the Rialto. He has appeared in "The Sound of Music," "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," "The Unsinkable Molly Brown," "Charlie & the Chocolate Factory" and many more.... Full bio
Number 7: Heidi Montag Date of birth: September 15, 1986 in Crested Butte, Colorado, USA Reality TV star: The Hills. Celebrity Big Brother
Ranked #36 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list.
Her last name is the German word for Monday.
Held a marriage ceremony with boyfriend Spencer Pratt in Mexico on November 20, 2008. The marriage was not legal as a marriage license was never obtained and there was no civil ceremony....
Continue to keep counting down the ten most popular natives from the rest of Colorado on Internet Movie Database. Number 6: Trey Parker Date of birth: October 19, 1969 in Conifer, Colorado, USA Actor, producer, writer: South Park, That's My Bush!
Trey Parker, left, and Matt Stone prior to the local launch for "The Book of Mormon."
Trey was born in Conifer, Colorado, on October 19, 1969 to Randy Parker ,a geologist, and Sharon Parker, an insurance broker. He has an older sister, Shelley Parker. He met Matt Stone (co-creator of "South Park" (1997) while attending the University of Colorado in Boulder, where he had a double major of music and Japanese.... Full bio
Number 5: Tiffany Dupont Date of birth: March 22, 1986 in Colorado, USA Actress: Greek, Cheaper By the Dozen
Amber Stevens, Spencer Grammer and Tiffany Dupont occupy the foreground in this shot from "Greek."
She is a graduate of the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia where she majored in Music (violin) and Advertising.
She won the Miss University of Georgia Pageant on January 13, 2002 where she also won the talent award with her violin performance....
Continue to keep counting down the ten most popular natives from the rest of Colorado on Internet Movie Database. Number 4: Jake Lloyd Date of birth: March 5, 1989 in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA Actor: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Jingle All the Way
Jake Lloyd in "Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace."
His father's name is William and mother is Lisa.
Prior to appearing together in "Star Wars," he and Ewan McGregor both appeared in episodes of "ER" (1994).
Beat out actor Justin Berfield in the auditions to play Anakin Skywalker on the Star Wars series....
Number 3: Amanda Peterson Date of birth: July 8, 1971 in Greeley, Colorado, USA Actress: Can't Buy Me Love, Silver Spoons
Amanda Peterson and Ricky Schroeder in "Silver Spoons."
Amanda Peterson was born on July 8, in Greeley, Colorado. With a natural beauty, powerful charm and a strong personality this talented and truly gifted actress began her career in film industry at age "nine-and-a-half," with the feature film Annie (1982), directed by Academy Award-winner John Huston. To participate in "Annie," she had to persuade her mother and then compete in a casting which included more than 8000 girls.... Full bio
Continue to keep counting down the ten most popular natives from the rest of Colorado on Internet Movie Database. Number 2: Jon Heder Date of birth: October 26, 1977 in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA Actor: Napoleon Dynamite, Blades of Glory
Jon Heder as "Napoleon Dynamite."
He is a graduate of South Salem High School, Salem, Oregon.
He has a twin brother, Daniel, 3 other brothers and an oldest sister.
Attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
He is heavily into 1970s clothes, music, etc.
Loves "Futurama" (1999) and Led Zeppelin....
Number 1: Kristen Schaal Date of birth: January 24, 1978 in Longmont, Colorado, USA Actress: 30 Rock, The Daily Show
Kristen Schaal making an important statement on "30 Rock."
Her last name is pronounced shôl.
Engaged to Rich Blomquist, former writer for "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" (1996).
Has a brother David who is three years older.
Graduated from Northwestern University.
She was raised in a Lutheran family....
Kristin Davis, second from right, and the other stars of "Sex and the City."
Number 10. Kristin Davis Actress: Sex and the City
Number 9: Tim Allen Actor: Toy Story
Number 8: Kristin Cavallari Actress: I Saw You Kiss Her
Number 7: Amanda Peterson Actress: Can't Buy Me Love
Number 6: T.J. Miller Actor: Cloverfield
Number 5: JJ Feild Actor: Captain America: The First Avenger
Number 4: Jon Heder Actor: Napoleon Dynamite
Number 3: Kristen Schaal Actress: Toy Story 3
Number 2: David Fincher Director: Fight Club
Number 1: AnnaSophia Robb Actress: The Carrie Diaries
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