Birth Place Matching "Alton, Illinois, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


48 names.


1. Bonnie Bramlett

Soundtrack | The Guardian

Bonnie Bramlett was born on November 8, 1944 in Alton, Illinois, USA as Bonnie Lynn O'Farrell.

2. Mary Beth Hughes

Actress | Inner Sanctum

Mary Beth Hughes' parents separated while she was still a baby. She was brought up by a grandmother whose dearest wish was to make her an actress. As a result, she started her career at an early age while still a high school student. She starred in the stage version of "Alice in Wonderland" then ...

3. Teck Holmes

Actor | Van Wilder

Teck Holmes' journey to Hollywood began when he shared the most intimate details of his life as a cast member on "MTV's The Real World: Hawaii". His presence on that show led to it being one of the most watched, most talked about, and most controversial "Real World" seasons to date. Teck's enormous...

4. Miles Davis

Soundtrack | In the Line of Fire

Miles Davis, famous jazz trumpeter, composer and bandleader, was born 26 May 1926 in Alton, Illinois. He moved to New York in 1944 and studied at Juilliard. He left school and entered the jazz society of New York, meeting such famous musicians as Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker and Charles Mingus. ...

5. Lawrence R. Leritz

Actor | The Adjustment Bureau

Audiences will recognize Lawrence Leritz from his roles on NBC's Saturday Night Live, CBS's Cosby & Capitol, ABC's All My Children, talk shows including The Rosie O'Donnell Show, Maury Povich, CNN's Show Biz Today & ESPN's American Muscle Magazine, star of best selling exercise video, Total Stretch...

6. Robert Wadlow

Robert Pershing Wadlow was born on February 22, 1918 in Alton, Illinois. His height of 8' 11.1" qualifies him as the tallest person in history, as recorded in the Guinness Book of Records. Robert was the first born of Addie and Harold Wadlow. He had two sisters, Helen and Betty, and two brothers, ...

7. Warren Parker

Actor | Lights Out

Warren Parker was born on February 25, 1904 in Alton, Illinois, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Lights Out (1946), The Third Man (1959) and The Power of the Resurrection (1958). He was married to Mary Patton. He died on July 31, 1976 in Union Lake, Michigan, USA.

8. Brad Tiemann

Producer | Real World/Road Rules Challenge

Brad Tiemann was born on July 21, 1971 in Alton, Illinois, USA. He is a producer and director, known for The Challenge (1998), Transcendent (2015) and Greatest Party Story Ever (2016).

9. Brian Jun

Director | Joint Body

Brian Jun was born on October 21, 1979 in Alton, Illinois, USA. He is a director and writer, known for Joint Body (2011), Steel City (2006) and She Loves Me Not (2013).

11. James Earl Ray

Self | The Trial of James Earl Ray

James Earl Ray was born on March 10, 1928 in Alton, Illinois, USA. He died on April 23, 1998 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

12. Leslie Frye

Actress | Tarab

Leslie Frye was born on July 18, 1962 in Alton, Illinois, USA as Leslie Jane Frye. She is an actress and writer, known for Tarab (2018), The Bitten Apple TV (2015) and Camp (2003). She has been married to Shawn "Tootsie" Cox since October 2, 2015.

13. Brent Madison

Producer | Jealousy

Brent is a partner of film production company American Black Market and previously of All Night Pictures. Founded in 2012, ABM is a joint venture specializing in commercial film and branded content production.

As a producer, Brent has helmed over 50 film, commercial, and music video projects; having...

14. Eric Fox Hays

Visual Effects | I, Robot

15. Grayce Mills

Actress | Harvey

Grayce Mills was born on October 28, 1883 in Alton, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Harvey (1950), Vengeance Valley (1951) and Running Wild (1955). She died on January 7, 1972 in San Diego, California, USA.

17. Mark Bacus

Writer | The Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Mark Bacus works at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and enjoys the occasional opportunity to edit someone's script or co-write new ones with fellow writers and directors.

He has won a number of writing awards including the New Century Writers and CITA for "Sometimes a Light Surprises" and ...

18. Ezekiel Elliott

Self | NFL Thursday Night Football

Consensus four-star prospect, one of the top-100 national prospects and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Offensive Player of the Year as a senior out of John Burroughs High School in St. Louis, Mo. Rushed for 2,155 yards with 40 touchdowns and totaled 3,061 all-purpose yards and 50 touchdowns for the 13...

19. Nancy Downey

Actress | Threshold

Nancy Downey was born on May 4, 1939 in Alton, Illinois, USA. She is an actress, known for Threshold (1981) and Route 66 (1960).

20. Justin Bailey

Writer | Retake

Justin Bailey was born in Alton, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Retake (2016), Infinite Intention: Light (2013) and You Above All (2018).

21. Nathan Ruyle

Sound Department | It Felt Like Love

Nathan Ruyle is a sound designer, supervising sound editor, re-recording mixer and founder of the independent sound studio This is Sound Design. He holds an MFA in Sound Design and Integrated Media from California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), where he is an adjunct professor in the School of ...

22. Frederick Long

Casting Department | Pray for Death

The son of an Illinois farmer, Frederick Long moved to L.A. with his mother in 1952. He became heavily involved in the Rock and Roll scene from age eleven to age seventeen. After serving in The U.S. Army, he became a top-forty radio D.J. until 1977 when he got his first job as an actor by accident....

24. Fred Whalen

Adventure in Manhattan

Fred Whalen was born on February 17, 1898 in Alton, Illinois, USA as Fred Lloyd Whalen. He is known for his work on Adventure in Manhattan (1936). He died on October 5, 1990 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

25. Matthew Gowan

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Matthew Gowan was born on October 24, 1987 in Alton, Illinois, USA as Matthew Kyle Gowan. He is known for his work on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Insurgent (2015) and Divergent (2014).

26. Jon Jerde

Self | Malls R Us

Jon Jerde was born on January 22, 1940 in Alton, Illinois, USA as Jon Adams Jerde. He was married to Janice Marie Ambry, Cheryl Anne Shaw, Elizabeth Jean McMillian and Gail X. Factor. He died on February 9, 2015 in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

28. Harold Brodkey

Writer | American Playhouse

Harold Brodkey was born on October 25, 1930 in Alton, Illinois, USA as Aaron Roy Weintrub. He was a writer, known for American Playhouse (1981), Matinee Theatre (1955) and First Love (1977). He died on January 26, 1996 in New York City, New York, USA.

29. Christina Romer

Self | Inside Obama's White House

Christina Romer was born on December 25, 1958 in Alton, Illinois, USA as Christina Duckworth. She has been married to David Hibbard Romer since August 20, 1983. They have three children.

30. Jeana Blackman

Actress | Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away

Jeana was born in the small town of Alton, Illinois and raised in nearby Wood River, where her extended family still lives. After going to high school in Northern California, she moved to Los Angeles and graduated from UCLA's School of Theatre, Film & TV. She has performed on notable stages ...

31. Rae Robertson

Actress | Leaving Virginville

Rae Robertson was born on November 7, 1968 in Alton, Illinois, USA. She is an actress, known for Leaving Virginville (2017) and Scenes Missing (2008).

32. Malik Simmons

Camera Department | Pieces of a Dream

Malik Simmons was born and raised in a small town in southern Illinois. He is the youngest of four children. Malik graduated from Alton High School and afterward he attended Illinois State University and SIUE. First exposure to filmmaking came when he observed the feature film The Big Brass Ring (...

33. Don Lenhardt

Self | ESPN SportsCentury

Don Lenhardt was born on October 4, 1922 in Alton, Illinois, USA as Donald Eugene Lenhardt. He was married to Isabelle. He died on July 9, 2014 in Chesterfield, Missouri, USA.

34. Skee Skinner

Producer | Pieces of a Dream

Sherman "Skee" Skinner was born in Alton, Illinois. After graduating from Alton Sr. High School in 1988, he went on to attend Millikin University in Decatur, IL. It was here that he began to study the art of filmmaking and put those skills to practical use by shooting several local projects by use ...

35. Alan Gregg

Actor | Tim Tyler's Luck

Alan Gregg was born in 1904 in Alton, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for Tim Tyler's Luck (1937), The Fighting Devil Dogs (1938) and Dick Tracy Returns (1938).

36. Shawn Banks

Actor | The Cops Did It

Shawn Banks was born on October 20, 1975 in Alton, Illinois, USA as Shawn Eugene Banks. He is an actor and writer, known for The Cops Did It (2009), Celebrity Crime Files (2012) and Celebrity Ghost Stories (2008).

37. Erin K. McCann

Actress | Gameheads

Erin K. McCann was born on October 28, 1982 in Alton, Illinois, USA. She is known for her work on Gameheads (2007). She has been married to Stephen Heintz since 2006.

38. Jeff Crivello

Independence Day

Known for his theatrical work in scenic and lighting design and technology.

39. Akil Simmons

Actor | Pieces of a Dream

Akil Simmons was born and raised in a small town in southern Illinois. He graduated from Alton High School in 1995. He attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois State University and SIUE. First exposure to filmmaking came when he observed the feature film The Big Brass Ring ...

40. Steve Brynildsen

Camera Department | Jealousy

Steve Brynildsen was born on October 21, 1988 in Alton, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Jealousy (2008) and House Rules (2008).

42. Walter Stiritz

Drums of Fu Manchu

Walter Stiritz was born on June 4, 1895 in Alton, Illinois, USA as Walter Julius Stiritz. He was an actor, known for Drums of Fu Manchu (1940), Adventures of Red Ryder (1940) and The Spider's Web (1938). He died on June 25, 1967 in Napa, California, USA.

45. Julie Pars

Actress | The Cotton Club

Julie Pars was born on November 29, 1949 in Alton, Illinois, USA. She is an actress, known for The Cotton Club (1984).

46. Nick Brian Walters

Cinematographer | Coyote

This computer technician turned Cinematographer started later then most in the entertainment business turning his efforts towards comedy, and eventually finding that all genres of film presented a wonderful outlet for his sometimes unconventional problem solving skills, use of strange angles in ...

47. Craig Hentrich

Self | ESPN's Sunday Night Football

Craig Hentrich was born on May 18, 1971 in Alton, Illinois, USA as Craig Anthony Hentrich.

48. Matt Stemmley

Art Department | The Mob Doctor

Matt Stemmley is the Vice President and Co-Founder of All Night Pictures, Inc. founded in 2006. Serving as the company's Director of Photography, Matt has been with All Night Pictures from the very beginning, amassing knowledge in the media market along the way. In addition to his work with All ...


48 names.