You don’t have to be born in the shadow of the Hollywood sign to make an impact on the screen.

1. Judy Garland

Hometown: Grand Rapids.

Breakthrough: At age 15, serenading Clark Gable with “You Made Me Love You” at his birthday party.

Highlight: Serenading a rainbow in “The Wizard of Oz.”

Where is she now? Died in 1969 after overdose of barbiturates.

2. Charlie Korsmo

Hometown: Born in Fargo but raised in the Twin Cities.

Breakthrough: At 12, looking for a father figure in “Men Don’t Leave.”

Highlight: Looking for a father figure in “Dick Tracy.”

Where is he now? Teaching corporate law at Cleveland’s Case Western Reserve University of Law.

3. Winona Ryder

Hometown: Born in Olmsted County, raised on a Northern California commune.

Breakthrough: At 13, feeling like an alien in the teen comedy “Lucas.”

Highlight: Befriending an alien in the scream comedy “Beetlejuice.”

Where is she now? Starring in Netflix’s “Stranger Things.”

4. Rachael Leigh Cook

Hometown: Minneapolis.

Breakthrough: At 18, smashing an egg with a frying pan in an anti-drug commercial.

Highlight: Smashing an evil corporate ring with pop music in “Josie and the Pussycats.”

Where is she now? Headlining “Autumn in the Vineyard,” which premieres Oct. 8 on Hallmark Channel.

5. Yara Shahidi

Hometown: Minneapolis.

Breakthrough: At 12, putting up with Eddie Murphy’s antics in “Imagine That.”

Highlight: Putting up with Anthony Anderson’s antics in “Black-ish.”

Where is she now? Continuing her role as Zoey on the hit ABC sitcom.