Birth Place Matching "Providence, Rhode Island, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Damien Chazelle

Writer | La La Land

Damien Sayre Chazelle is an American director and screenwriter. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island. His mother, Celia Sayre (Martin) Chazelle, is an American-Canadian writer and professor of history at The College of New Jersey. His father, Bernard Chazelle, is a French-American Eugene Higgins...

2. Jason Marsden

Actor | A Goofy Movie

With a career spanning more than 25 years, Jason Marsden has been affectionately referred to as that guy from that show. The seasoned actor has worked in film and television with the best and the brightest, including Ridley Scott (White Squall (1996)), Robert Downey Jr. (Ally McBeal (1997)), James ...

3. Robert Capron

Actor | Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Robert began his acting career when he was eight years old by enrolling in an after school drama program sponsored by Trinity Repertory Company. Later that year he landed a role as Turkey Boy in Trinity's production of A Christmas Carol. Since that time Robert has performed a variety of roles on ...

4. Marilyn Chambers

Actress | Rabid

Marilyn Chambers was born on April 22, 1952 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Marilyn Ann Briggs. She was an actress and writer, known for Rabid (1977) and Angel of H.E.A.T. (1983). She was married to William Taylor, Jr., Chuck Traynor and Doug Chapin. She died on April 11, 2009 in Santa Clarita,...

5. Nicholas Colasanto

Actor | Cheers

Nicholas Colasanto, the actor and television director who achieved his greatest success as "Coach" on the TV series Cheers (1982) at the end of his career, was born January 19, 1924 in Providence, Rhode Island, one of seven children. He attended Providence's Central High School but did not graduate...

6. David Hedison

Actor | Live and Let Die

David Hedison was born Albert David Hedison, Jr. in Providence, Rhode Island, where his father owned a jewelry enameling business. He decided he wanted to be an actor after seeing Blood and Sand (1941). He started out in the theater as "Al Hedison", receiving a Theatre World Award for most ...

7. Brian Helgeland

Writer | A Knight's Tale

Brian Helgeland was born on January 17, 1961 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Brian Thomas Helgeland. He is a writer and director, known for A Knight's Tale (2001), Man on Fire (2004) and 42 (2013).

8. Bruce MacVittie

Actor | Million Dollar Baby

Bruce MacVittie was born in Providence, RI in 1956. He began acting in high school, attended Boston University, studied with Jerzy Grotowski in 1976 and moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting in 1979. He began his career at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in 1980 in Edward Allen Baker's "...

9. Sam Daly

Actor | Red Tails

Sam Daly was born on March 24, 1984 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Red Tails (2012), The Office (2005) and Murder in the First (2014). He has been married to Marissa Bataille since 2015. They have one child.

10. Kathe Mazur

Actress | American Sniper

Kathe Mazur was born on August 24, 1961 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Käthe Elizabeth Mazur. She is an actress, known for American Sniper (2014), A Marine Story (2010) and Misery Loves Company (1995).

11. Shanna Moakler

Actress | The Wedding Singer

Shanna Moakler was born on March 28, 1975 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Shanna Lynn Moakler. She is an actress and producer, known for The Wedding Singer (1998), Love Stinks (1999) and Big Momma's House 2 (2006). She was previously married to Travis Barker.

12. Christopher Stanley

Actor | Argo

Born and raised in working class Providence, Rhode Island Christopher Stanley is one of five brothers. Christopher became interested in acting as a teenager, but he could never muster the courage to audition for the school plays he loved to attend. "It just wasn't something you did in my ...

13. Mark Famiglietti

Actor | Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

Mark Famiglietti was born on September 26, 1979 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Mark Armand Famiglietti. He is an actor and writer, known for Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003), Aquarius (2015) and Mad Men (2007).

14. George Macready

Actor | Gilda

George Macready--the name probably doesn't ring any bells for most but the voice would be unmistakable. He attended and graduated from Brown University and had a short stint as a New York newspaperman, but became interested in acting on the advice of colorful Polish émigré classical stage director ...

15. Peter Gerety

Actor | Charlie Wilson's War

Peter Gerety was born on May 17, 1940 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is an actor, known for Charlie Wilson's War (2007), Flight (2012) and Public Enemies (2009).

16. Ruth Hussey

Actress | The Philadelphia Story

A graduate of the University of Michigan School of Drama, Ruth Hussey's first show-business job was as a fashion commentator on a local radio station. She journeyed to New York City, where she was signed as a model by the world-famous Powers agency. She obtained some stage roles with touring ...

17. Josh Schwartz

Producer | The O.C.

Josh Schwartz was born on August 6, 1976 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Joshua Ian Schwartz. He is a producer and writer, known for The O.C. (2003), Endless Love (2014) and Chuck (2007). He has been married to Jill Stonerock since September 20, 2008.

18. Claudia Jordan

Actress | Middle Men

Claudia's parents met when her father was in the Air Force, stationed at Brindisi, Italy where he met her mother, an Italian native. She was born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island where as an East Providence High School student, she was selected for the All State Track and Field team. She ...

19. Amy Van Nostrand

Actress | Year by the Sea

Amy Van Nostrand has appeared on stage at The Guthrie Theater ("Six Degrees Of Separation"), The Huntington Theatre ("Dead End", "Heartbreak House" and, as of 3/2004, "What The Butler Saw"), Williamstown Theatre Festival ("The Three Sisters"), The Shakespeare Theatre ("The Taming Of The Shrew"), ...

20. Paul 'Pauly D' DelVecchio

Self | Jersey Shore

Paul 'Pauly D' DelVecchio was born on July 5, 1980 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Paul DelVecchio. He is an actor, known for Jersey Shore (2009), The Pauly D Project (2012) and Spring Break Zombie Massacre (2016).

21. Otis Young

Actor | The Last Detail

Otis Young was born on July 4, 1932 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He was an actor, known for The Last Detail (1973), Blood Beach (1980) and The Clones (1973). He was married to Barbara Young and Cara Croninger. He died on October 11, 2001 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

22. Cormac McCarthy

Writer | The Road

Cormac McCarthy was born on July 20, 1933 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Charles Joseph McCarthy Jr. He is a writer, known for The Road (2009), No Country for Old Men (2007) and The Counselor (2013). He was previously married to Jennifer Claire Winkley, Anne DeLisle and Lee Holleman.

23. Spalding Gray

Writer | Swimming to Cambodia

Spalding Gray was born on June 5, 1941 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Spalding Rockwell Gray. He was an actor and writer, known for Swimming to Cambodia (1987), Kate & Leopold (2001) and The Paper (1994). He was married to Kathleen Russo and Renée Shafransky. He died on January 10, 2004 in...

24. Kirsten Price

Actress | Manhunters

Kirsten Price was born on November 13, 1981 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Katherine L'Heureux. She is married to Keiran Lee. They have one child. She was previously married to Barrett Blade.

25. Dorothy Lovett

Actress | They Meet Again

Dorothy Lovett was born on February 16, 1915 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. She was an actress, known for They Meet Again (1941), Meet Dr. Christian (1939) and Remedy for Riches (1940). She died on April 28, 1998 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.

26. H.P. Lovecraft

Writer | Re-Animator

Born in Providence, Lovecraft was a sickly child whose parents died insane. When he was 16, he wrote the astronomy column in the Providence Tribune. Between 1908 and 1923, he wrote short stories for Weird Tales magazine, among others. He died in Providence, in poverty, on March 15, 1937. His most ...

27. Susan Eisenberg

Actress | Injustice 2

Susan Eisenberg was born on August 21, 1964 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. She is an actress, known for Injustice 2 (2017).

28. Nick Principe

Stunts | The Purge: Election Year

Nick Principe was born on December 30, 1978 in Providence Rhode Island, USA as Nicholas J Principe. He is known for his work on The Purge: Election Year (2016), Grindsploitation (2016) and Halloween (2007).

29. David S. Ward

Writer | The Sting

David S. Ward was born on October 25, 1945 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as David Schad Ward. He is a writer, known for The Sting (1973), Sleepless in Seattle (1993) and Major League (1989). He is married to Marie-Louis White. He was previously married to Christine Atwood and Rosanna DeSoto.

30. Meredith Vieira

Actress | Get Him to the Greek

Meredith Vieira was born on December 30, 1953 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Meredith Louise Vieira. She is a producer and actress, known for Get Him to the Greek (2010), The Stepford Wives (2004) and Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008). She has been married to Richard M. Cohen since June 14, ...

31. Andy On

Actor | Siu nin a Fu

Andy On was born on May 11, 1977, in Providence, Rhode Island. A non-martial artist, Andy had always loved Jackie Chan movies and emulated his moves from flips and kicks at his home. In early 2000, while working as a bartender in Rhode Island, someone suggested he should become an actor. Andy, who ...

32. Nelson Eddy

Actor | Phantom of the Opera

The only career Nelson Eddy ever considered was singing. His parents were singers, his grandparents were musicians. Unable to afford a teacher, he learned by imitating opera recordings. At age 14 he worked as a telephone operator in a Philadelphia iron foundry. He sold newspaper advertising and ...

33. Taaffe O'Connell

Actress | The Change-Up

Gorgeously buxom and curvaceous blonde bombshell Taaffe O'Connell was born into an upper class family on May 14, 1951 in Providence, Rhode Island. She primarily grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee and was a straight-A student in her grade school years. O'Connell received a masters degree in drama ...

34. Benjamin Ciaramello

Actor | The Guardian

Benjamin Ciaramello was born in Providence, Rhode Island. The eldest son of 6 to an Italian Gypsy, he traveled quite frequently as a youth moving each year of his upbringing. From an early age he took on a passion for poetry, athletics and all things literature. His professional acting career began...

35. Ron McLarty

Actor | The Postman

Ron McLarty was born on April 26, 1947 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is an actor, known for The Postman (1997), St. Vincent (2014) and Cop Rock (1990). He has been married to Kate Skinner since January 1, 2004. He was previously married to Diane Dorothy Tesitor.

36. Jayme Langford

Actress | Fuck the World

Very fetching and slender 5'3" pixie Jayme Langford was born on December 13, 1987 in Providence, Rhode Island. Jayme grew up in Maine; she graduated from Nokomis Regional High School in Newport, Maine in 2005 and attended the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine as a Pre-Medicine and ...

37. Bill Conti

Composer | For Your Eyes Only

Bill Conti was born on April 13, 1942 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is known for his work on For Your Eyes Only (1981), Rocky (1976) and The Right Stuff (1983).

38. Phyllis Applegate

Actress | Big Momma's House

Phyllis Applegate was born on May 8, 1944 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. She is an actress, known for Big Momma's House (2000), Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015) and Black Dynamite (2009).

39. Mark Kiely

Actor | The Edge

Mark Kiely was born on January 16, 1963 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Mark Joseph Kiely. He is an actor, known for The Edge (1997), Bruce Almighty (2003) and The Judge (2014). He is married to Ellen Sue Aarons. They have three children.

40. Tony Tedeschi

Actor | Boogie Nights

Adult movie actor Tony Tedeschi began his Adult movie career back in late 1990. Tony Tedeschi was a DJ at local strip club in his hometown of Providence,RI. A known adult film actress was doing an appearance at the same club. The actress's name was Britt Morgan. She liked how Tony could deliver ...

41. Daniel Farrands

Producer | The Haunting in Connecticut

Daniel Farrands was born on September 3, 1969 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for The Haunting in Connecticut (2009), The Amityville Murders (2017) and Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995).

42. Gianna Distenca

Actress | Señor Crab

Gianna Distenca was born on May 15, 1989 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Gianna Abbigail Distenca. She is an actress, known for Señor Crab (2007) and Making the Video (1999).

43. Robert Gorrie

Actor | Gotham

Robert Gorrie was born on April 6, 1987 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Gotham (2014), The Preppie Connection (2015) and Bull (2016).

44. Ava Gaudet

Actress | Ugly Betty

Ava Gaudet was born in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Ava M. Schlink. She is an actress, known for Ugly Betty (2006), Hurt (2009) and Infamous 2 (2011). She is married to Robert Edward Gaudet.

45. Margaret Ladd

Actress | Falcon Crest

Margaret Ladd was born on November 8, 1942 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. She is an actress, known for Falcon Crest (1981), A Wedding (1978) and The Whales of August (1987). She is married to Lyle Kessler. They have two children.

46. Ava Deluca-Verley

Actress | The Way Way Back

Ava Deluca-Verley was born on September 27, 1989 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. She is an actress, known for The Way Way Back (2013), Growing Up Fisher (2014) and Blinder (2013).

47. Will Mackenzie

Director | Moonlighting

Will Mackenzie was born on July 24, 1938 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is a director and actor, known for Moonlighting (1985), Family Ties (1982) and Scrubs (2001). He is married to Patricia Cope MacKenzie. They have two children.

48. Blu Cantrell

Soundtrack | Bad Company

Blu Cantrell was born on October 1, 1976 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Tiffany Cobb.

49. Baxter Churchville

Director | Champions of the Deep

Baxter Churchville grew up in New England, and attended Harvard, where he earned his BA in History. Following graduation, he traveled throughout the Asian continent on a film study program. Upon returning to the states, he earned his Master of Fine Arts degree from Columbia University, School of ...

50. Kayla Kohla

Actress | Container

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Kohla began her career solely as a print model, posing for photographers looking to achieve certain photographs, submit for magazine publications, or merely just to improve and grow their portfolios. With time and experience however, she gradually expanded her ...


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