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Published: Tuesday October 02, 2012 12:00 PM EDT

2012

DELAWARE: RYAN PHILLIPPE

Phillippe was discovered in his hometown of New Castle while getting his hair cut at a local barbershop, and cited his upbringing as the motivation for his acting career. "There was something to having grown up modestly and wanting a different monetary status," he told The Philadelphia Inquirer.