Birth Place Matching "Jackson, Mississippi, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Candice Patton

Actress | The Flash

Raised in Plano, Texas, Candice continued her childhood dream of becoming an actress by attending Southern Methodist University in Dallas where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.F.A in Theatre. It was here that she was scouted by The Young and the Restless for a CBS Soap Star Contest and flew ...

2. Kit Williamson

Actor | Mad Men

Kit Williamson began his career on Broadway, appearing in the Tony-nominated revival of Eric Bogosian's "Talk Radio" while he was still an undergraduate acting student at Fordham University. He has since branched out to film and television, and is currently pursuing his masters of fine arts in ...

3. Tig Notaro

Actress | One Mississippi

Tig Notaro was born on March 24, 1971 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Mathilde Notaro. She is an actress and writer, known for One Mississippi (2015), Walk of Shame (2014) and In a World... (2013). She has been married to Stephanie Allynne since October 24, 2015. They have two children.

4. Geneva Carr

Actress | It's Complicated

Theater, film and television actress, Geneva Carr, was born in Jackson, Mississippi and lived in Michigan and the Carolinas before moving to Atlanta, where she graduated high school. Following graduation from Mount Holyoke College with a degree in French, she moved to Paris. There, she earned an ...

5. M.C. Gainey

Actor | Breakdown

M.C. Gainey was born on January 18, 1948 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Mike Connor Gainey. He is an actor, known for Breakdown (1997), Con Air (1997) and Stolen (2012). He has been married to Kim since May 2, 2002.

6. LeAnn Rimes

Soundtrack | Coyote Ugly

LeAnn started singing at age 3, and has sold over 20 million records since. She was born August 28, 1982 in Jackson, Mississippi. By age 7, LeAnn made her stage debut in a Dallas musical production of "A Christmas Carol". Later, she would sing "The Star Spangled Banner" to open Dallas Cowboys ...

7. Simbi Kali

Actress | 3rd Rock from the Sun

Simbi Kali was born on April 28, 1971 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress, known for 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996), We Were Soldiers (2002) and A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996). She was previously married to Cress Williams.

8. Tate Taylor

Director | The Help

Tate Taylor was born on June 3, 1969 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Help (2011), Winter's Bone (2010) and Pretty Ugly People (2008).

9. Faith Hill

Actress | The Stepford Wives

Faith Hill was born on September 21, 1967 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Audrey Faith Perry. She has been married to Tim McGraw since October 6, 1996. They have three children. She was previously married to Daniel Hill.

10. Cynthia Geary

Actress | Northern Exposure

Cynthia Geary was born on March 21, 1965 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress, known for Northern Exposure (1990), 8 Seconds (1994) and The Awakening (1995). She has been married to Robert Coron since October 1, 1994. They have two children.

11. Daniel Curtis Lee

Actor | Zeke and Luther

Piggy-backing off his brother Nathaniel Lee Jr., Daniel Curtis Lee, also known as Dan Curtis Lee, started his acting career at the age of seven in his hometown of Clinton, Mississippi. However, it was not until three years later in Long Beach, California, that he got his first principal role in a ...

12. Lauren Jones

Actress | The Expendables

Lauren Jones was born on August 27, 1982 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress, known for The Expendables (2010), Guiding Light (1952) and The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie (2005).

13. Tom Lester

Actor | Benji

Born in Jackson, Mississippi. He was brought up on his grandfather's farm, shucking corn, fishing, hunting, and picking cotton. He graduated from the University of Mississippi, majoring in Chemistry. He taught science and biology at a school in Purcell, Oklahoma, before moving to Hollywood. Lester ...

14. Byron Thames

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Byron Thames moved to Los Angeles from New Orleans with his mother when he was 8 years old. At age 11, he began acting classes and was hired to do his first television series, Father Murphy (1981). He worked with Michael Landon on this show for 2 seasons and then went on to do other films and TV ...

15. Thomas Harris

Writer | The Silence of the Lambs

Thomas Harris was born in 1940 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He was raised in the town of Rich where his father worked as a farmer. He earned his bachelor's degree in English from Baylor University in Texas in 1964. While attending school, he also worked for the local newspaper.

After graduating, ...

16. Amanda Ward

Actress | Gameface

Amanda Ward was born on January 20, 1983 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Amanda Gail Ward. She is an actress, known for Gameface (2007), Jedi Camp (2012) and King of the Lost World (2005).

17. Cat Cora

Actress | Iron Chef America: Supreme Cuisine

Cat Cora was raised in a small Greek community in Jackson, Mississippi, by a family who held strongly to their Greek and Southern heritage. Both her grandfather, father, and godfather were restaurateurs and, by the time she was fifteen, she had already presented a business plan to them for her very...

18. Kimberly Perry

Actress | Redemption

Kimberly Perry was born on July 12, 1983 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Kimberly Marie Perry. She has been married to J.P. Arencibia since June 12, 2014.

19. John Fortenberry

Director | A Night at the Roxbury

John Fortenberry was born in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is a director and producer, known for A Night at the Roxbury (1998), Arrested Development (2003) and Galavant (2015). He has been married to Danelle Black since January 5, 1999.

20. Ashley Leilani

Actress | Black Dossier

Ashley Leilani was born on June 13, 1988 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Ashley Nicole Williams. She is known for her work on Black Dossier (2016), The Uh-oh Show (2009) and Mistaking Spell (2011).

21. Michael Bonvillain

Cinematographer | Alias

Michael Bonvillain was born in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is known for his work on Alias (2001), Cloverfield (2008) and Zombieland (2009).

22. Julie Ann Doan

Actress | Get Out

Julie Ann Doan was born on November 19, 1958 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Julie Ann Jones. She is an actress, known for Get Out (2017), Barefoot (2014) and A Madea Christmas (2013). She has been married to Cannon Doan since April 20, 1985. They have two children.

23. Jimmy Hart

Actor | Thunder in Paradise

American professional wrestling manager, booker, composer and promoter from Memphis, Tennessee. He was a member of the 1960s band The Gentrys, best known for their hit "Keep On Dancing." He started his career in 1974 after being brought into the business by Jerry Lawler, Memphis' top star. He ...

24. Kelly Brown

Actor | Daddy Long Legs

Kelly Brown was born on September 24, 1928 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor, known for Daddy Long Legs (1955), Oklahoma! (1955) and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954). He was married to Isabel Mirrow Brown. He died on March 13, 1981 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

25. Ernestine Wade

Actress | The Amos 'n Andy Show

Ernestine Wade was born on August 7, 1906 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She was an actress, known for The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951), The Guns of Fort Petticoat (1957) and Playhouse 90 (1956). She died on April 15, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

26. Cassandra Wilson

Soundtrack | Junior

Cassandra Wilson was born on December 4, 1955 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She was previously married to Isaach De Bankolé.

27. Beth Henley

Writer | Crimes of the Heart

Beth Henley was born on May 8, 1952 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Elizabeth Becker Henley. She is a writer and actress, known for Crimes of the Heart (1986), True Stories (1986) and Miss Firecracker (1989).

28. Deenie Castleberry

Actress | Raspberry & Lavender

Deenie Castleberry was born on January 17, 1981 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress, known for Raspberry & Lavender (2004), Bunko (2007) and The Intruder (2003).

29. Jamaa Fanaka

Director | Welcome Home Brother Charles

Jamaa Fanaka was born on September 6, 1942 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Walter Gordon. He was a director and writer, known for Welcome Home Brother Charles (1975), Street Wars (1992) and Penitentiary II (1982). He died on April 1, 2012 in South Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA.

30. Missy Cleveland

Actress | Blow Out

Luscious petite blonde knockout Missy Cleveland was born Amanda Hodges Cleveland on December 25, 1959 in Jackson, Mississippi. Cleveland was the daughter of Becky and Sam Hodges and had two sisters and three brothers. Missy was a contestant in the Little Miss Mississippi Pageant at age 10. She ...

31. J.C. Barber

Actor | Replicate

J.C. Barber was born on July 31, 1992 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor, known for Replicate (2017) and Don't Hit Yourself (2017).

32. Remy Mars

Actor | Chasing Pavement

Remy Mars was born on November 11, 1987 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor, known for Chasing Pavement (2015).

33. Don Dowe

Actor | Bruce Almighty

Don Dowe was born on October 14, 1961 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is known for his work on Bruce Almighty (2003), Rumpelstiltskin (1995) and Eddie Presley (1992).

34. Carl Byrd

Actor | Telefon

Carl Byrd was born on August 10, 1935 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor, known for Telefon (1977), Star Trek (1966) and Irreconcilable Differences (1984).

35. Lee Gilmore

Sound Department | 2012

36. John William Galt

Actor | Forrest Gump

John William Galt was born on April 4, 1940 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Forrest Gump (1994), JFK (1991) and Problem Child (1990).

37. Ryan Pitts

Actor | Hagane no renkinjutsushi: Mirosu no seinaru hoshi

Ryan Pitts was born on March 18, 1980 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor, known for Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos (2011), Fullmetal Alchemist (2003) and Hagane no renkinjutsushi (2009).

38. Wilson Lahti Schlamme

Director | Escaping Grey

Wilson Lahti Schlamme was born on July 5, 1988 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is a director and producer, known for Escaping Grey (2008), 9mm Brush (2009) and Bristow (2011).

39. Robert Taylor Higgins

Producer | Power of Pearl

Robert Taylor Higgins was born on September 29, 1986 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is a producer and cinematographer, known for Power of Pearl (2017), Second Chance on the Caprock (2016) and Call Time (2012).

41. Biff Warren

Actor | Where the Buffalo Roam

Biff Warren was born on December 9, 1955 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as William Wayne Warren. He was an actor, known for Where the Buffalo Roam (1980), The Streets of San Francisco (1972) and As the World Turns (1956). He was married to Phyllis. He died on September 26, 1993.

42. Nathaniel Lee Jr.

Actor | My Dog Skip

In 1998, Nathaniel made his screen acting debut in the feature film My Dog Skip as the character, Sammy, alongside Frankie Muniz (Fox's Malcolm in the Middle), Luke Wilson(Legally Blonde 2001) , & Kevin Bacon (Tremors 1990). Soon after, he appeared in O Brother, Where Art Thou?, a blockbuster hit ...

43. Jack Cheatham

Actor | Men of San Quentin

Jack Cheatham was born on December 28, 1894 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as John Preston Cheatham. He was an actor, known for Men of San Quentin (1942), Skybound (1935) and The Fighting Pilot (1935). He died on March 30, 1971 in La Mirada, California, USA.

44. Eudora Welty

Writer | American Playhouse

Eudora Welty was born on April 13, 1909 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Eudora Alice Welty. She was a writer, known for American Playhouse (1981), Masterpiece Classic (1971) and The Hitch-Hikers (1989). She died on July 23, 2001 in Jackson.

45. Aikisha Holly

Actress | A Simple Promise

Aikisha Holly was born on August 17, 1977 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress, known for A Simple Promise (2008), Hell Date (2007) and N da CutZ (2005).

46. Angie Thomas

Writer | The Hate U Give

Angie Thomas was born, raised, and still resides in Jackson, Mississippi as indicated by her accent. She is a former teen rapper whose greatest accomplishment was an article about her in Right-On Magazine with a picture included. She holds a BFA in Creative Writing from Belhaven University and an ...

47. Rebecca Walker

The Color Purple

Rebecca Walker was born on November 17, 1969 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Rebecca Leventhal. She is an actress and writer, known for The Color Purple (1985), Ade: A Love Story and Primary Colors (1998).

48. Wilbert Bradley

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Wilbert Bradley was born on April 28, 1926 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is known for his work on Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), Code of Silence (1985) and Superseven chiama Cairo (1965). He died on December 15, 1992 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

49. Dorsey Carson

Actor | Cornbread Cosa Nostra

Dorsey Carson was born on August 12, 1971 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is known for his work on Cornbread Cosa Nostra (2018), Blood Country (2017) and Human Resources (2012). He has been married to Susan Hays Carson since April 7, 2000.

50. Jon Smith

Transportation Department | Logan


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