Birth Place Matching "Newton, Massachusetts, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. John Krasinski

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 ...

3. B.J. Novak

Actor | The Office

B.J. Novak was born on July 31, 1979 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Benjamin Joseph Manaly Novak. He is an actor and producer, known for The Office (2005), Inglourious Basterds (2009) and Saving Mr. Banks (2013).

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

Actor | How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

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...

7. Robert Preston

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 ...

9. Lynnie Greene

Producer | Nip/Tuck

Lynnie Greene was born on May 21, 1954 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Laura Lyn Greene. She is a producer and writer, known for Nip/Tuck (2003), Masters of Sex (2013) and Stark Raving Mad (1999).

10. Erica Rhodes

Self | @midnight

Erica Rhodes was born on April 5, 1983 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for @midnight (2013), A Prairie Home Companion Live in HD! (2010) and Modern Family (2009).

11. Rachel Platten

Soundtrack | Annie

Rachel Platten was born on May 20, 1981 in Newton Centre, Massachusetts, USA as Rachel Ashley Platten. She is known for her work on Annie (2014), Rachel Platten: Fight Song (2015) and Stuck in the Middle (2016). She has been married to Kevin Lazan since 2012.

12. John O'Leary

Actor | The Last Starfighter

John O'Leary was born on May 5, 1926 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for The Last Starfighter (1984), Airplane! (1980) and Farewell, My Lovely (1975).

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 ...

14. Michael Delaney

Actor | The Other Guys

Michael Delaney was born on December 6, 1966 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Other Guys (2010), The Dictator (2012) and Sleeping with Other People (2015).

15. Barry Russo

Actor | Star Trek

Barry Russo was born on May 3, 1925 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as John Russo. He was an actor, known for Star Trek (1966), Follow That Dream (1962) and Hustle (1975). He was married to Carol Thurston. He died on December 13, 2003 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

16. Chris Angel

Director | This Is Not a Test

Chris Angel was born on May 6, 1972 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on This Is Not a Test (2008), Mr. October (1996) and The Last Transport.

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...

20. David Atkins

Writer | Arizona Dream

Several members of his immediate family are dentists and consulted on Novocaine (2001).

21. Tennyson E. Stead

Inland Empire

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 ...

22. Alexander Freeman

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 ...

23. Maria Tecce

Actress | The Honeymooners

Maria Tecce was born on January 11, 1968 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for The Honeymooners (2005), Speed Dating (2007) and Criminal Affairs (1997).

24. Gail Friedland

Actress | Holly's Holiday

Gail Friedland was born on April 10, 1985 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Gail Elizabeth Friedland. She is an actress and writer, known for Holly's Holiday (2012), My Crazy Ex (2014) and Average Joe (2012).

25. Linnea Sage

Actress | Marvel Avengers Academy

Linnea Sage was born on July 28, 1988 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Marvel Avengers Academy (2016), WildCats (2014) and I Lost My Wife! (2017).

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 ...

27. Jane Weintraub

Ocean's Thirteen

Jane Weintraub was born on May 3, 1924 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Florence Catherine Currier. She was previously married to Jerry Weintraub, Laurence Augustine Stith Jr and Peter Smith.

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.

29. Jason Hehir

Producer | 30 for 30

Graduated from Williams College.

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.

32. Gracie Gold

Actress | Seisei suru hodo, Ai shiteru

Gracie Gold was born on August 17, 1995 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Grace Elizabeth Gold. She is an actress, known for Seisei suru hodo, Ai shiteru (2016), Access Hollywood (1996) and The Insider (2004).

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...

35. Nathaniel Benchley

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). ...

37. Christopher Gay

Editor | Mad Men

Christopher Gay was born on June 17, 1977 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on Mad Men (2007), 12 Monkeys (2015) and Sex Ed (2014). He has been married to Maria Pampu since August 23, 2008.

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.

39. Ben McMillan

Writer | Max and Shred

Ben McMillan was born on February 26, 1979 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Max and Shred (2014), Border Patrol (2007) and Quest for Truth (2016).

40. Eliza Pelham Randall

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 ...

41. Tennyson Shanahan

Actor | Dog Park

Tennyson Shanahan was born on April 15, 1993 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Dog Park (2017), Acute Failure (2017) and Uber Driver (2017).

42. Olga Nardone

The Wizard of Oz

Olga Nardone was born on June 8, 1921 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Olga C. Nardone. She was an actress, known for The Wizard of Oz (1939). She died on September 24, 2010 in Newton.

43. Jesse Maddox

Editor | Under the Lights in Thailand

Jesse Maddox was born on July 14, 1983 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on Under the Lights in Thailand (2015), Gutted (2013) and Frank the Bastard (2013).

44. Brian Prescott

Actor | Transformers

Brian Prescott was born on March 14, 1972 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Transformers (2007), Changeling (2008) and Cane (2007). He has been married to Rachel Rawlins Prescott since February 23, 2002.

45. Kate Zabinsky

Producer | Glasnost Coda: Singing in Siberia

Film School at NYU Tisch

46. Mike Mangini

Self | A Drummer's Dream

Mike Mangini was born on April 18, 1963 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA.

47. Lucas Ives

Visual Effects | The Incredibles

Lucas Ives was born on April 19, 1979 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on The Incredibles (2004), WALL·E (2008) and Finding Nemo (2003).

48. Dorothy Chase

Self | Ben Harper: Pleasure and Pain

Dorothy Chase was born in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. She was married to Charles Chase. She died on June 11, 2005 in Claremont, California, USA.

49. Michael J. Urann

Escape Plan

Graduated from Emerson College - Boston, Massachusetts.

50. Justise R. Lasley

Isolated

Justise R. Lasley was born on May 18, 1975 in Newton/Welsley, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on Isolated (2006).


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