Birth Place Matching "Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Mark Ruffalo

Actor | The Avengers

Mark Ruffalo was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to Marie Rose (Hebert), a stylist and hairdresser, and Frank Lawrence Ruffalo, a construction painter. His father's ancestry is Italian, and his mother is of half French-Canadian and half Italian descent. Mark moved with his family to Virginia Beach, ...

2. Orson Welles

Actor | Citizen Kane

His father was a well-to-do inventor, his mother a beautiful concert pianist; Orson Welles was gifted in many arts (magic, piano, painting) as a child. When his mother died (he was nine) he traveled the world with his father. When his father died (he was fifteen) he became the ward of Chicago's Dr....

3. Don Ameche

Actor | Cocoon

Don Ameche was a versatile and popular American film actor in the 1930s and '40s, usually as the dapper, mustached leading man. He was also popular as a radio master of ceremonies during this time. As his film popularity waned in the 1950s, he continued working in theater and some TV. His film ...

4. Daniel J. Travanti

Actor | Hill Street Blues

The highly regarded actor Daniel J. Travanti was born Danielo Giovanni Travanty in the southeastern part of Wisconsin on March 7, 1940, but raised for a time in Iowa before returning to his native state. The youngest son of an American Motors auto worker, he showed both athletic and academic ...

5. Concetta Tomei

Actress | Deep Impact

Character actress Concetta Tomei was born on December 30, 1945, and raised in her hometown of Kenosha, Wisconsin, the only child of a policeman who was a talented artist on the sly. She came from a long line of educators and was likely drawn to that career at an influential age. She attended the ...

6. Sarah Deakins

Actress | Greece

Born in Kenosha, Wisconsin to British parents, multi award winning actor, writer, director Sarah Deakins spent the first year of her life in Chicago, until her parents decided to move to Canada. A graduate of the University of Victoria theatre program, Ms. Deakins has extensive stage and screen ...

7. Al Molinaro

Actor | Get Smart

Albert was born on June 24, 1919 to Raffaele Molinaro and Teresa Marrone. His father was born in Calabria, Italy and immigrated to the US when he was 15 years old and worked as a water boy with a railroad crew going west from New York. He ended up in Kenosha Wisconsin where he met and married ...

8. John Stephenson

Actor | Charlotte's Web

John Stephenson was born on August 9, 1923 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA as John Winfield Stephenson. He was an actor, known for Charlotte's Web (1973), The Transformers (1984) and Pryde of the X-Men (1989). He was married to Jean Elaine Irwin. He died on May 15, 2015 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, ...

9. Charlie Talbert

Actor | Angus

Charlie Talbert was born on December 13, 1978 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA as Charles McClellan Talbert. He is known for his work on Angus (1995), The Big Short (2015) and One Night Alone.

10. Richard Blake

Actor | Dragonball Evolution

Richard Blake started out his acting career in the city of Chicago, IL. In addition to acting on stage as well as commercially, he modeled for such names as Abercrombie & Fitch, The Gap, Nike, and Calvin Klein. After joining the Screen Actors Guild, Richard headed west to seek further opportunity ...

11. Rebecca Chulew

Bernie

Rebecca Chulew was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1977. Shortly after her birth, her parents moved to Corpus Christi, Texas. Her parents owned a chain of furniture stores and Rebecca learned how to act by appearing in their television commercials. The commercials were later featured on The Onion A.V...

12. Bert I. Gordon

Director | Empire of the Ants

Bert I. Gordon, affectionately nicknamed "Mr. B.I.G." by Forrest J. Ackerman, produced, directed, and wrote more than twenty-five Sci/Fi and Horror features, such as The Magic Sword (1962), The Amazing Colossal Man (1957), Village of the Giants (1965), The Cyclops (1957), in addition to comedies ...

13. Paul Sorensen

Actor | Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Paul Sorensen was born on February 16, 1926 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA as Paul Eric Sorensen. He was an actor, known for Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984), Hang 'Em High (1968) and Charlie's Angels (1976). He was married to Jacqueline May. He died on July 17, 2008 in Cardiff by-the-Sea, ...

14. Nathan Greno

Actor | Tangled

Nathan Greno was born in Kenosha, Wisc., on the southwestern shores of Lake Michigan. As a child, he developed a love for drawing, which quickly evolved into a passion for visual storytelling. Influenced by comic books and newspaper comic strips, he started filling tablets of paper full of sketches...

15. Erin Wagner

Actress | Ask Me No Questions

Erin Wagner was born on September 22, 1991 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. She is an actress, known for Ask Me No Questions, America's Next Top Model (2003) and The Tyra Banks Show (2005).

16. Charles Siebert

Actor | ...and justice for all.

One of acting's more reliable performers from the 1970s through the early 1990s, Charles Siebert alternated between the live theater and film/television as both an actor and director. Born the eldest of four children in 1938 in Wisconsin, he started his career following journalism school at ...

17. Thom Bierdz

Actor | The Young and the Restless

Thom Bierdz was born on March 25, 1962 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. He is an actor, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), St. Elmo's Fire (1985) and The Last Place on Earth (2002).

18. Edward F. Cline

Director | The Boat

Edward "Eddie" Cline began his career in the film business as one of the Keystone Kops. The former vaudevillian appeared sporadically in films as an actor until 1922, but became increasingly active behind the camera as a gagman and scenario writer for Mack Sennett. From 1916 he worked on a steady ...

19. Jacqueline Fontaine

Soundtrack | Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Joyce E. Romeo, the raven-haired daughter of Orlando and Emma Romeo of 5312 34th Avenue in Kenosha, Wisconsin, studied at the nearby McKinley Junior High School and the downtown Mary D. Bradford High School while simultaneously nurturing her dreams of performing before appreciative audiences. She ...

20. Jeff Cesario

Producer | Dennis Miller Live

Jeff Cesario was born on March 30, 1953 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Dennis Miller Live (1994), The Larry Sanders Show (1992) and Jack Frost (1998).

21. Cameron Greco

Actor | Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Cameron Christopher Lee Greco was born in Kenosha, WI, and lived there for 14 years before moving to Sarasota, Florida. He is the son of Jon and Renee Greco. Cameron began acting at the age of 11 after a talent scout at JRP witnessed his raw acting abilities at a commercial audition.

Following a ...

22. Ryan Knight

Self | The Real World

Ryan Knight was born on June 18, 1986 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA as Ryan Thomas Knight. He died on November 27, 2014 in Kenosha.

23. Jim Rygiel

Visual Effects | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Starting his career in 1980, Rygiel joined Pacific Electric Pictures, one of the earliest companies to employ computer animation for the advertising and film markets. In 1983, Rygiel's work took him to Digital Productions where he began work on The Last Starfighter (1984), a film notable for its ...

24. Jim Ameche

Actor | The Story of Mankind

Jim Ameche was born on August 6, 1915 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for The Story of Mankind (1957), Screen Snapshots Series 26, No. 6: Behind the Mike (1947) and The New March of Dimes Presents: The Scene Stealers (1962). He died on February 4, 1983 in Tucson, Arizona, USA.

25. Tony Russel

Actor | La leggenda di Fra Diavolo

One of several American actors who migrated to Europe in the early 60s when their careers here weren't panning out, Antonio Pietro Russo was born in 1925 in Wisconsin of Italian immigrants. Brought up with a strong religious foundation, he developed an interest in acting at a relatively young age ...

26. Holly Barrett

Writer | Sadistic Beginnings

Holly Barrett was born and raised in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Parents Rell and Sandra Barrett are an integral part of her life.

Holly grew up in a competitive environment and has always enjoyed the adrenaline rush associated with contact sports. This led her to play women's tackle football for the ...

27. Nancy Berg

Actress | Fail-Safe

Nancy Berg is the only child of Paul Axel Berg and Dorothy Esther (Schanock) Berg. On her father's side she is of Swedish descent. Paul Berg's grandfather, William Bernard Berg, was born April 23, 1838, in Osa, Jamtland, Sweden. He came to the United States in 1873, settled in Maple Ridge, Isanti ...

28. April Blossom

Actress | Elimination

Gorgeous and voluptuous 5'6" auburn-haired stunner April Blossom was born Corine B. Glasman on November 2, 1982 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. After growing up in a small town, the striking green-eyed beauty eventually moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue a career in porn. April first began ...

29. Wayne Morton

Actor | Mork & Mindy

Wayne Morton was born on January 5, 1945 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA as Wayne Charles Morton. He is an actor, known for Mork & Mindy (1978), Fred and Barney Meet the Thing (1979) and Factotum (2005). He has been married to Susan Morton since November 15, 1980.

30. Rocky Faulkner

Make Up Department | Logan

Rocky Faulkner was born on March 18, 1978 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA as Rock Faulkner. He is known for his work on Logan (2017), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) and Hancock (2008).

31. Douglas Rodgers

Actor | Matinee Theatre

Douglas Rodgers was born on April 7, 1922 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA as Douglas Fletcher Rodgers. He was an actor, known for Matinee Theatre (1955), Suspense (1949) and Never Love a Stranger (1958). He was married to Mary LaRoche and Lynn Dollar. He died on January 2, 1988 in Passaic, New Jersey, ...

33. Jo Ann Dearing

Actress | Suburban Commando

Jo Ann Dearing was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA as Jo Ann Deardorf. She is an actress and producer, known for Suburban Commando (1991), Crazylove (2005) and Cat People (1982). She has been married to Michael R. Haase since September 1, 1997. She was previously married to Bruce Pomahac.

34. Robert Schuch

Actor | NYPD Blue

Robert Schuch was born on August 12, 1949 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for NYPD Blue (1993), Kill Me Again (1989) and Quantum Leap (1989). He was married to Susan Rattan. He died on August 23, 2012 in Hollywood, California, USA.

35. Gregg Lawrence

Soundtrack | Carle Comes Calling

Gregg Lawrence was a singer who made many records (RCA/Columbia) with the Frankie Carle Orchestra and the Tex Beneke Orchestra.

He grew up in Kenosha, Wisconsin and moved to Minneapolis to sing with the Sev Olsen Orchestra under his birth-name, Frankie Gelsone. He later led the Frankie Gelsone ...

36. Jim Jensen

Actor | Summer of Sam

Jim Jensen was a WCBS (New York) news reporter/anchorman until retirement in 1995. His broadcast career began on WLIP in his hometown of Kenosha, Wisconsin.

37. Will Schaefer

Soundtrack | X-Men: Days of Future Past

An Emmy Award and Pulitzer Prize nominee composer, conductor, and arranger, Will Schaefer was educated at Mary D. Bradford High School in Kenosha (Distinguished Alumni Award), De Paul University (BM, Distinguished Alumni Award), and Northwestern University (MA and graduate work extending into study...

38. John Holland

Actor | Summer Bachelors

John Holland was born on June 11, 1899 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA as James B. Holland. He was an actor, known for Summer Bachelors (1926), Hell Harbor (1930) and Morals for Women (1931). He died on September 2, 1971 in Laguna Beach, California, USA.

39. Michael Phillips

Self | Entourage

Michael Phillips was born in 1961 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. He has been married to Heidi Stevens since 2013. He was previously married to Andrea Lenaburg and Ann Jarmusch.

40. John Serpe

Writer | The Happys

John Serpe was born on April 17, 1971 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Happys (2016), Last Men on Earth (2004) and Sweet Bird of You (1998).

41. Eric D. Johnson

Composer | Here Alone

Eric D. Johnson is an American composer and singer-songwriter. He is best known as the front man and sole permanent member of the long-running and influential folk-rock band Fruit Bats, and for his work as a multi-instrumentalist with The Shins, Califone and Vetiver.

Johnson began his scoring career...

43. John Kishline

Actor | Public Enemies

John Kishline was born in Kenosha, WI and has been a professional actor for 41 years. He has performed in 28 of the United States and in Holland, England, Wales, Ireland, Sweden, Germany, India and Japan. He has done 4 films, the most well known being Micahael Mann's, Public Enemies, in which he is...

44. Mark Pollard

Art Department | The Bourne Ultimatum

Mark Pollard was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. He is known for his work on The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), State of Play (2009) and Noah (2014).

45. Gary Stella

Assistant Director | Ladrón que roba a ladrón

Gary Stella was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. He is known for his work on Ladrón que roba a ladrón (2007), Viva Hollywood! (2008) and Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide (2004).

46. Nick Van Exel

Actor | Eddie

Nick Van Exel was born on November 27, 1971 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA as Nickey Maxwell Van Exel. He is an actor and producer, known for Eddie (1996), HipHop Story: Tha Movie (2001) and Sports Theater with Shaquille O'Neal (1997).

47. Raymond Edward Johnson

Actor | Mr. Bell

Raymond Edward Johnson was born on July 24, 1911 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for Mr. Bell (1947) and Play of the Week (1959). He was married to Betty Caine. He died on August 15, 2001 in Wallingford, Connecticut, USA.

48. Margaret Landon

Writer | The King and I

The King and I was performed in 2000 at the London Palladium and was nominated for Outstanding Musical Production in 2001 at the Laurence Olivier Theatre Awards.

49. Tina Ona Paukstelis

Actress | 5 Dark Souls

Tina Ona Paukstelis was born on November 27, 1970 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. She is known for her work on 5 Dark Souls (1996), 5 Dark Souls, Part II: Roots of Evil (1998) and October Moon 2: November Son (2008).

50. Ernest Wilson

Actor | Lonely Hearts

Ernest Wilson was born on December 23, 1905 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. He is an actor, known for Lonely Hearts (1982), Mouth to Mouth (1978) and Dimboola (1979).


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