Hollywood Actors who were Born in Los Angeles

The city of Los Angeles is more commonly known for being home to some of the most influential and known people around the world. Having the district of Hollywood in the region only adds to the credential of the city, which is also known as the ‘Entertainment Capital of the World’.

Over the years, L.A. has been home to some of the most renowned faces and long lists of celebrities have found their way to tinsel town. Los Angeles however has not only been populated by celebrities who have moved over from different parts of the country but also has been the birthplace of some of the most renowned people who have gone on to make a name for themselves and are globally known icons.

It would be a very hard thing to contemplate on all of the known people who were born in this prestigious city, but combined here are a few of the known actors who were born in Los Angeles and made it big in Hollywood;

Leonardo DiCaprioLeonardo DiCaprio

To say Leonardo DiCaprio’s contributions to the film industry have been astounding would be an understatement. The Jack of Titanic has gone on to do some of the most memorable roles, Hollywood has seen in the last decade, acting in block-busters like The Basketball Diaries, The Departed, The Aviator, Blood Diamond and Inception.

DiCaprio started off his career at a very young age and has been part of many commercial. Today he is one of the most reliable and bankable actors in Hollywood. Apart from being one of the best looking heroes, it is the ease with which this hunk from Los Angeles carries even the most difficult of roles which sets him apart from the rest.

Joseph Gordon-LevittJoseph Gordon Levitt

At 31, Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt is one of the most decorated actors who were born in the Hollywood region. Gordon-Levitt made his break through playing the role of Tommy Solomon in a television sitcom, 3rd Rock from the Sun. He went on to feature in some of the most entertaining movies and is most prominently known for his work in 300 Days of summer.

Gordon-Levitt’s latest work includes playing the role of an ambitious policeman in the recently released Batman movie ‘The Dark Knight Rises’. He also had the honour of playing the role of Abraham Lincoln’s son in the movie, Lincoln, a part he did with perfection.

Jake GyllenhaalJake Gyllenhaal

Born to a family already well acquainted with the film industry, Jake Gyllenhaal had all the resources to become one of the most successful actors. Touted as one of the fittest actors in the industry, Gyllenhaal began his film career by featuring in City Slickers and since then, he gone on to play plum roles in movies like October Sky, The Day After Tomorrow, Brokeback Mountain, Jarhead and Source Code. His most difficult perhaps came in the Brokeback Mountain where he portrayed the sensitive taboo of homosexuality with utmost nicety and professionalism.

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