Birth Place Matching "Highland Park, Michigan, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
3. Adele Mara
Actress | Sands of Iwo Jima
Born Adelaide Delgado in 1925, Spanish-American Adele Mara was a singer/dancer with Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra in Detroit by the age of 15. Cugat took the beautiful, brown-eyed brunette to New York where she was spotted by a Columbia talent scout and signed in 1942. There she played brisk ...
4. Bill Haley
Soundtrack | Rock Around the Clock
William John Clifton Haley - better known as Bill Haley, leader of the first-ever rock & roll band The Comets - is probably the greatest musical pioneer of the 20th century. He was the first white artist to record a rhythm & blues hit - the 1951 "Rocket 88" for Dave Miller's subsidiary label ...
Actor | Medium
Born to parents Gerard Vincent Groves and Mary Roseanne Brown, Michael is the eldest of 11 children. Raised in the Midwest, he grew up in the small town of Northville, Michigan. After graduating from Northville High School, Michael attended Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Michigan where he earned ...
6. Curtis Smith
Assistant Director | The Messenger
Curtis Smith graduated from Specs Howard School of Broadcasting Arts in Southfield, Michigan in 1997. He is the oldest of six children. His father was a Construction Contractor and his mother was a homemaker. Of his five siblings he has one sister and four brothers. His youngest brother, Lemarze J ...
8. Mark S. Esch
Actor | Cerebral
Born and raised in Metro Detroit, Mark first got a taste of acting in high school under the direction of Neil Brown. Brown called him a natural and encouraged him to continue with the craft. Mark however wanted to initially be "on the other side " of the camera, making short films and music "videos...
9. David Preuss
Actor | Sunshine State
David Preuss was born in Detroit, Michigan to parents Herman and Donna Preuss, one of three sons and one daughter. Since graduating in 1982 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in theater from Wayne State University in Detroit, David has performed in numerous plays and musicals, award winning ...
20. Todd Cruz
Actor | Talent for the Game
Todd Cruz was born on November 23, 1955 in Highland Park, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for Talent for the Game (1991), 1983 American League Championship Series (1983) and 1983 World Series (1983). He died on September 2, 2008 in Bullhead City, Arizona, USA.
21. Derrick Whitt
Actor | Salt City
Derrick Whitt was born on August 10, 1968 in Highland Park, MI and grew up in Angola, NY. He graduated from the State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology in 1998 and B.A. in Pastoral Counseling from American College in 2001. He had made his theatrical debut at Syracuse ...