Birth Place Matching "Newton, Massachusetts, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | The Office
Tall, handsome American film and television star John Krasinski is probably best known for his role as sardonic nice guy "Jim Halpert" on NBC's popular TV series, The Office (2005), for which he won a 2007 and 2008 Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy ...
2. Matt LeBlanc
Actor | Friends
Matt LeBlanc was born on 25 July 1967 in Newton, Massachussetts. His mother, Patricia, is of Italian origin, and worked as an office manager, and his father, Paul LeBlanc, who was from a French-Canadian family, was a mechanic. After graduating from high school, he spent some time as a photo model ...
4. Kathryn Erbe
Actress | Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Kathryn Erbe was born on July 5, 1965 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Kathryn Elsbeth Erbe. She is known for her work on Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001), Stir of Echoes (1999) and D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994). She was previously married to Terry Kinney.
5. Jack Lemmon
Actor | The Apartment
Jack Lemmon was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Mildred Burgess LaRue (Noel) and John Uhler Lemmon, Jr., the president of a doughnut company. His ancestry included Irish (from his paternal grandmother) and English. Jack attended Ward Elementary near his Newton, MA home. At age 9 he was sent to ...
6. Robert Morse
With that impish, gap-toothed grin, nervous bundle of energy, Robert Morse could never be contained long enough to become a film star. The live stage would be his calling. He made his debut with the musical, "On the Town", in 1949, and trained with Lee Strasberg, before making his inauspicious film...
Actor | The Music Man
American leading man of vast charisma, Robert Preston was the son of a garment worker and a record store clerk and grew up in Los Angeles. He was a trained musician, playing several instruments, and in high school became interested in theatre. He joined the Pasadena Community Playhouse, taking ...
8. Julie Taymor
Director | Frida
Julie Taymor is an Academy Award-nominated director, known for such films as Frida (2002) and Across the Universe (2007).
She was born on December 15, 1952, in Newton, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. Her father, Melvin Lester Taymor, was a gynecologist. Her mother, Elizabeth Bernstein, was a ...
13. Osgood Perkins
Actor | Scarface
Mostly remembered today as the father of Anthony Perkins, Osgood Perkins enjoyed a successful career on Broadway, appearing in 22 major productions from 1924-36, often produced by Brock Pemberton. The highlight of his stage career was starring in the hit "The Front Page" as Walter Burns at the ...
17. Scott DeFreitas
Actor | As the World Turns
Scott DeFreitas was born on September 9, 1969 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Scott James DeFreitas. He is an actor, known for As the World Turns (1956) and Young People's Specials (1984). He has been married to Maura West since January 22, 2000. They have four children.
18. Dan Ferrone
Actor | Appointment with Destiny
Dan Ferrone was born on September 10, 1937 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Appointment with Destiny (1971), Plaza Suite (1971) and Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954). He died on September 10, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
19. Deborah Forte
Producer | WordGirl
Deborah A. Forte is an award-winning creator and producer of family movies and television programming. Ms. Forte founded Silvertongue Films in 2015. She is producing Mortal Engines (Universal) with Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, a Goosebumps sequel, and a TV adaptation of His Dark Materials with Bad...
From early youth, Tennyson busied himself with a future in space exploration... until his first real exposure to the sciences, when Master Stead's thorough distaste for mathematics interrupted his otherwise perfect plan to become the first grumpy artist to isolate himself on Mars. Undaunted, he ...
Producer | Castable
Alexander Freeman is an award-winning writer, producer, director, editor with cerebral palsy and a graduate of Emerson College. With a background in short narratives and feature documentary filmmaking Alexander specializes in minority focused human interest films about disability and other ...
26. Ralph Burns
Music Department | Cabaret
Songwriter ("Early Autumn", "Bijou"), bandleader, composer, conductor, arranger and pianist, educated at the New England Conservatory. He studied piano with Marion Deviney. He was a pianist and arranger for the Charlie Barnet orchestra, and later with Woody Herman for seven years. He arranged for ...
28. Marc Terenzi
Actor | The Vampires Club
Marc Terenzi was born on June 27, 1978 in Newton/Welsley, Massachusetts, USA as Marc Eric Terenzi. He is an actor, known for The Vampires Club (2009), Spirited Away (2001) and Terenzi Horror Nights Event Trailer (2012). He was previously married to Sarah Connor.
30. Ben Kurland
Actor | The Artist
Ben Kurland grew up just outside of Boston, Massachusetts. He first started acting when he was 9 years old while attending The Fessenden School whose alums include actor Christopher Lloyd, Senator Ted Kennedy, Senator John Kerry and Howard Hughes. During his childhood, he was in over two dozen ...
31. Russell Banks
Writer | The Sweet Hereafter
Russell Banks was born on March 28, 1940 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Sweet Hereafter (1997), Affliction (1997) and The Book of Jamaica. He has been married to Chase Twichell since 1989. He was previously married to Mary Gunst and Kathy Walton.
33. Ron Chapman
34. Joel Marsh
Cinematographer | When
Joel Marsh is a filmmaker from Natick, Massachusetts. His films range from dramatic to inane and everything in between, many of which have been featured in film festivals around the world, including the Cannes Film Festival in 2012.
Marsh is also a graduate of the University of Southern California's...
Writer | Matinee Theatre
Nathaniel Benchley was born on November 13, 1915 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Matinee Theatre (1955), The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (1966) and The Great American Pastime (1956). He died on December 14, 1981 in Boston, Massachusetts.
36. D.W. Kann
Art Department | Mortal Kombat
At five years old, after seeing Jaws (1975) at a drive-in theater, David moved to Martha's Vineyard with his family. Living on the island, he was never afraid of going into the water and he grew up being an avid fan of film. Appearing as a local high school band member in Jaws: The Revenge (1987). ...
38. Anne Sexton
Writer | The Lobster
Anne Sexton was born on November 9, 1928 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Anne Gray Harvey. She was a writer, known for The Lobster (2018) and Great Poets: In Their Own Words (2014). She was married to Alfred "Kayo" Muller Sexton II. She died on October 4, 1974 in Weston, Massachusetts.
Visual Effects | Stay
Born in Massachucetts. Grew up in Miami, FL. Daughter of Director, DP and Producer William G. Randall.
Specialized in high end commercial campaigns for many years as a VFX Supervisor/Producer before transitioning into feature VFX and more recently, feature Stereo Conversion work.
As the Senior ...