Birth Place Matching "Jersey City, New Jersey, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | The Station Agent
In both career and in real life, Bobby Cannavale tends to choose the unconventional way of doing things. In the beginning, his decisions may have cost the dark, swarthily good-looking actor some acting roles and/or good-paying money but, in the end, his strong work ethic and sense of self, despite ...
Actor | The Cosby Show
Emmy-nominated actor and director Malcolm-Jamal Warner was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was named after Malcolm X and legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal.
Warner first rose to national prominence by starring on the celebrated and long-running classic television series "The Cosby Show." His ...
Actress | Pulse
Christine Flores (born September 26, 1981), better known as Christina Milian is an American singer, songwriter and actress. At the age of 19, Milian signed a contract with Def Jam. In 2001, Milian released her self-titled debut album, which featured the singles "AM to PM" and "When You Look at Me";...
8. Paul Gleason
Actor | The Breakfast Club
Character actor Paul Gleason was adept at playing tough guys and white collar sleazebags, making his film debut in Winter A-Go-Go (1965). He made a name for himself portraying these unlikeable characters. A native of Jersey City, New Jersey, Gleason studied extensively at the Actor's Studio in New ...
9. Norman Lloyd
Actor | Dead Poets Society
Norman Lloyd was born Norman Perlmutter in Jersey City, New Jersey, to Sadie (Horowitz), a housewife and singer, and Max Perlmutter, a furniture store manager. His family was Jewish (from Hungary and Russia). He began his acting career in the theater, first "treading the boards" at Eva Le Gallienne...
10. Richard Conte
Actor | The Godfather
Richard Conte was born Nicholas Richard Conte on March 24, 1910, in Jersey City, New Jersey, the son of an Italian-American barber. The young Conte held a variety of jobs before becoming a professional actor, including truck driver, Wall Street clerk and singing waiter at a Connecticut resort. The ...
11. Jeremy Slate
Actor | True Grit
Born by the Atlantic Ocean, Jeremy Slate also had a Pacific Ocean view when he lived in Malibu, California. In between oceans he has traveled the world.
He attended a military academy, joined the US Navy at 16 and was barely 18 when his destroyer joined the invasion of Normandy on D-Day (June 6, ...
12. Nancy Sinatra
Soundtrack | Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Nancy Sandra Sinatra was born the first child of Frank Sinatra and Nancy Barbato Sinatra on June 8, 1940 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Her first television appearance was with her father and Elvis Presley in 1959. She first appeared as a film actress in For Those Who Think Young (1964) and Get ...
14. Keith Andes
Actor | Clash by Night
1950s and 60s second lead actor Keith Andes fits into the strappingly handsome and virile mold that encompassed the likes of George Nader, Guy Madison, and Jeffrey Hunter. Although he may not be as well remembered as the aforementioned, he managed to maintain a reliable career on radio (from age 12...
15. Cliff Osmond
Writer | The Streets of San Francisco
Cliff Osmond was born on February 26, 1937 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Clifford Osmond Ebrahim. He was an actor and writer, known for The Streets of San Francisco (1972), The Penitent (1988) and The Front Page (1974). He was married to Gretchen. He died on December 22, 2012 in Pacific ...
16. Flip Wilson
Writer | Flip
Flip Wilson was born on December 8, 1933 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Clerow Wilson. He was a writer and actor, known for Flip (1970), The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (1979) and The Six Million Dollar Man (1974). He was married to Cookie Mackenzie and Lovenia Patricia (Peaches) Wilson. He died...
17. Rosalind Cash
Actress | The Omega Man
Rosalind Cash was an actress whose career endured and flourished on stage, screen, and television, despite her staunch refusal to portray stereotypical Black roles. Ms. Cash was nominated for an Emmy for her work on the Public Broadcasting Service production of American Playhouse: Go Tell It on the...
20. Philip Bosco
Actor | The Savages
Philip Michael Bosco was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, to Margaret Remunde Thek, a policewoman, and Philip Lupo Bosco, a carnival worker. He is of Italian and German descent. Bosco graduated from Saint Peter's Prep School, 1948, and from the Catholic University of America, A.B. 1957. He served ...
21. Elizabeth Allen
Actress | Donovan's Reef
Elizabeth Allen was born on January 25, 1929 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Elizabeth Ellen Gillease. She was an actress, known for Donovan's Reef (1963), The Carey Treatment (1972) and Cheyenne Autumn (1964). She was married to Baron Karl von Vietinghoff-Scheel. She died on September 19, 2006 ...
Actor | Hollywood Homicide
Frank Sinatra Jr. was born on January 10, 1944 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Francis Wayne Sinatra. He was an actor, known for Hollywood Homicide (2003), Aru heishi no kake (1970) and Dream for an Insomniac (1996). He was married to Cynthia Sinatra. He died on March 16, 2016 in Daytona Beach, ...
24. Yolande Donlan
Actress | Turnabout
Yolande Donlan was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. Her father, character actor James Donlan, was an alcoholic who died when she was a teenager.. She worked as a chorus girl at MGM and costarred with Bob Hope in the play Roberta. Using the stage name Yolande Mallott she landed small roles in the ...
25. Joseph Sargent
Director | Jaws: The Revenge
Joseph Sargent was born on July 22, 1925 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Giuseppe Daniele Sorgente. He was a director and actor, known for Jaws: The Revenge (1987), Nightmares (1983) and Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970). He was married to Carolyn Nelson and Mary Carver. He died on December 22...
26. Anne Francine
Actress | Crocodile Dundee
Anne Francine was best known for her stage portrayal of the flamboyant Vera Charles in "Mame". She played the role--her favorite--both on Broadway and in touring productions.
Her long and successful career began in the nightclubs. She made her professional debut in New York at the elegant Coq Rouge,...
27. Danny Dayton
Actor | Guys and Dolls
Danny Dayton was born on November 20, 1923 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Guys and Dolls (1955), Ed Wood (1994) and Wonder Woman (1975). He was married to Arlene Allinson and Dagmar. He died on February 6, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
28. Victor Kilian
Actor | Dr. Cyclops
American character actor of gruff demeanor who played in dozens of films through the Thirties and Forties. A native of New Jersey, he was a wagon driver for his father's laundry business before joining a vaudeville company. He played in stock and touring companies, then was cast in the Walter Huston...
29. Grandon Rhodes
Actor | Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
Grandon Rhodes was born on August 7, 1904 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Grandon Neviers Augustine Rolker. He was an actor, known for Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956), Detective Story (1951) and Tripoli (1950). He was married to Ruth Lee and Eveta Bryant. He died on June 9, 1987 in Encino, ...
32. Basil Ruysdael
Actor | Broken Arrow
Basil Ruysdael was born on July 24, 1878 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Basil Spaulding Millspaugh. He was an actor, known for Broken Arrow (1950), Pinky (1949) and Colorado Territory (1949). He was married to Kathleen Dobbyn, Rose Swettenham and Eleanor Mason Manierre. He died on October 10, ...
Actor | State and Main
Vincent Guastaferro is a well known established character actor who's body of work spans 35 years. His range of credits include studio features to low budge indie films, series regulars to web series, and Broadway to Waiver Theater. Vinny believes it is an honor and privilege to meet other actors ...
34. Sam Coppola
Actor | Saturday Night Fever
Sam Coppola was born on July 31, 1935 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Saturday Night Fever (1977), Fatal Attraction (1987) and Jacob's Ladder (1990). He was married to Helen Shinnick. He died on February 5, 2012 in Leonia, New Jersey.
35. Michael Rodrick
Actor | Greenleaf
Michael can be seen starring as Ray Fisher in Greenleaf on the OWN network.
Michael was born and raised in Jersey City. During his junior year of high school, he auditioned for New Jersey's Governor's School of the Arts on a lark to get himself out of the house. He was one of 12 students selected ...
39. Bobby Hurley
Actor | Blue Chips
Bobby Hurley was born on June 28, 1971 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Robert Matthew Hurley. He is an actor, known for Blue Chips (1994), Mr. Chibbs (2017) and 60 Minutes (1968). He has been married to Leslie Palceski since November 2, 1995. They have two children.
40. Paul Guilfoyle
Actor | The Grapes of Wrath
American character actor. Upon his entry into films in 1930, he was typecast as a weakling or criminal type. He received great acclaim for his role as Garth Esdras, the haunted and hunted accessory to murder in Winterset (1936). Memorable as the weaselly convict who tries to kill James Cagney at ...
41. Norma Talmadge
Actress | Smilin' Through
Norma Talmadge was born on May 26, 1895, in Jersey City, New Jersey. The daughter of an unemployed alcoholic and his wife, Norma did not have the idyllic childhood that most of us yearn for. Her father left the family on Christmas Day and his wife and three daughters had to fend for themselves. Her...
43. Ozzie Nelson
This preeminent sitcom dad of the 50s had already started things off studying law when he decided to put together a dance band in the 20s on the sly. The band was so successful that he never looked back -- his love for entertaining completely took over. The New Jersey-born performer made a living ...
46. John Calley
Producer | The Remains of the Day
Calley was born the son of a car salesman in Jersey City, New Jersey, and attended Columbia University before briefly serving in the Army. At NBC, he started in the mail room and moved up through the ranks from from 1951-57 in a still-young TV industry, from sale and production before settling in ...
47. A.J. Mendez
Actress | WWE Saturday Morning Slam
A.J. Mendez was born on March 19, 1987 in Union City, New Jersey, USA as April Jeanette Mendez. She is an actress, known for WWE Saturday Morning Slam (2012), WWE Main Event (2012) and WWE Smackdown! (1999). She has been married to C.M. Punk since June 13, 2014.
48. John Durren
Actor | Who'll Stop the Rain
John Durren was born on April 8, 1938 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Ian Barnow. He was an actor and writer, known for Who'll Stop the Rain (1978), Lepke (1975) and The Manipulator (1971). He was married to Margaret. He died on July 6, 2003 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
50. Patsy Garrett
Actress | Benji
Patsy Garrett was born on May 4, 1921 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA as Virginia Garrett. She was an actress, known for Benji (1974), Ironside (1967) and Nanny and the Professor (1970). She was married to Alexander Kokinacis. She died on January 8, 2015 in Indio, California, USA.