San Francisco Bay Areaby myke-3 | created - 02 Aug 2011 | updated - 4 days ago | Public
i love my hometown i hope these people do too...
Actor | Mrs. Doubtfire
Robin McLaurin Williams was born on Saturday, July 21st, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois, a great-great-grandson of Mississippi Governor and Senator, Anselm J. McLaurin. His mother, Laurie McLaurin (née Janin), was a former model from Mississippi, and his father, Robert Fitzgerald Williams, was a Ford ...
Tiburon, Larkspur, Woodacre, San Francisco
2. Tom Hanks
Producer | Cast Away
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California, to Janet Marylyn (Frager), a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an itinerant cook. His mother's family, originally surnamed "Fraga", was entirely Portuguese, while his father was of mostly English ancestry. Tom grew up in what he has ...
Concord, San Mateo, Oakland,
Actor | Good Night, and Good Luck.
David Russell Strathairn was born on January 26, 1949 in San Francisco, California. He is the son of Mary Frances (Frazier), a nurse, and Thomas Scott Strathairn, Jr., a physician. He has two siblings, Tom and Anne. His ancestry includes English, Scottish, Irish, Portuguese, Native Hawaiian, and ...
San Francisco, Larkspur
4. Sam Rockwell
Actor | Moon
Sam Rockwell was born on November 5, 1968, in San Mateo, California, the only child of two actors, Pete Rockwell and Penny Hess. The family moved to New York when he was two years old, living first in the Bronx and later in Manhattan. When Sam was five years old, his parents separated, at which ...
San Francisco, San Mateo, Daly City
Actor | The Dark Knight
Aaron Eckhart was born on March 12, 1968 in Cupertino, California, USA as Aaron Edward Eckhart. He is an actor and producer, known for The Dark Knight (2008), Thank You for Smoking (2005) and In the Company of Men (1997).
6. James Franco
Actor | 127 Hours
Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks (1999), James Franco was born April 19, 1978 in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, a writer, artist, and actress, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. His mother is Jewish and his father was of ...
7. Dave Franco
Actor | Neighbors
David John Franco was born in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, an author, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. He has two older brothers, actor James Franco and Tom Franco. His father was of Portuguese and Swedish descent, and his mother is Jewish. Dave made ...
8. Dianna Agron
Actress | The Family
Dianna Elise Agron was born in Savannah, Georgia, to parents Ronald and Mary Agron. She grew up in a middle class family, in Savannah, before moving to Texas, and later, San Francisco, California, due to her father's career as a general manager for Hyatt. Dianna and her brother, Jason, were raised ...
San Francisco, Burlingame
9. Darren Criss
Actor | Glee
Darren Criss was born on February 5, 1987 in San Francisco, California, USA as Darren Everett Criss. He is an actor, known for Glee (2009), Little White Lie (2009) and American Crime Story (2016). He has been married to Mia Swier since February 16, 2019.
10. Harry Shum Jr.
Actor | Crazy Rich Asians
Harry Shum Jr. was born on April 28, 1982 in Puerto Limón, Costa Rica. He is an actor, known for Crazy Rich Asians (2018), Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments (2016) and Glee (2009). He has been married to Shelby Rabara since November 22, 2015.
11. Jamie Chung
Actress | Big Hero 6
Jamie Chung was born and raised in California, the daughter of Korean parents. She studied Economics at the University of California, Riverside. Chung's break came in 2004, when she was working in a sports bar. MTV held auditions for Real World (1992) there, she tried out, and was successful, ...
12. Lyndsy Fonseca
Actress | Kick-Ass
Lyndsy Marie Fonseca was born in Oakland, California, and was raised first in Alameda and then Moraga, California. Lyndsy competed in the International Modeling & Talent Association, where she was recognized as the second runner-up for "Young Miss Dancer of the Year" and was the first runner-up for...
Oakland, Alameda, Moraga
13. Brett Dalton
Actor | Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Brett Patrick Dalton (born January 7, 1983) is an American actor. He is best known for playing Grant Ward in ABC's series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Dalton graduated in 2001 from Westmont High School in Campbell, California, where he became interested in acting after auditioning for a production of One...
San Jose, Campbell
14. Daniella Pineda
Actress | Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Daniella Pineda (born February 20, 1987) is a Mexican-American actress, writer, and comedian from Oakland, California.
In January 2013 it was announced that she was cast as the witch Sophie for season 4 episode 20 of The CW's hit series The Vampire Diaries. This episode serves as a backdoor pilot ...
15. Rosario Dawson
Actress | Rent
This stunning and resourceful actress has been primarily a film player thus far. Only recently has she been opening herself up more to doing television (the series Gemini Division (2008), which she executive-produced), and animated voice-overs. Dawson's powerhouse talent stands out the most in edgy...
16. Adam Scott
Actor | Step Brothers
Adam Scott was born in Santa Cruz, California, the son of Anne and Dougald Scott. He has two older siblings, Shannon and David. Scott has said that his brother David "looks like me but is far more cerebral and inherited the intellect of our parents," both of whom are retired teachers. He graduated ...
17. Erinn Hayes
Actress | Childrens Hospital
Alexandra Erinn Hayes (née Carter; born May 25, 1976) is an American actress and comedian. She is known for her role as Dr. Lola Spratt on the Adult Swim sitcom Childrens Hospital. She has played roles in a number of network sitcoms, including Alison on The Winner (2007), Melanie Clayton on Worst ...
Mill Valley, Larkspur, San Anselmo, San Francisco
18. Janet Varney
Actress | The Legend of Korra
Janet Varney is a comedian, actor, writer and producer. In the animation world, she is lucky enough to be the voice of "Korra" on Nickelodeon's hit series, The Legend of Korra (2012), and she can currently be seen as "Becca" on the live action FX series, You're the Worst (2014). She also spent ...
19. Beth Behrs
Actress | 2 Broke Girls
Beth Behrs was born on December 26, 1985 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA as Elizabeth Ann Behrs. Beth spent her early years on the East Coast, first in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, then in Lynchburg, Virginia, before moving with her family at the age of 15 to Marin County, just outside San Francisco. ...
San Francisco, Mill Valley
20. Kat Foster
Actress | Accommodations
Kat Foster was born on May 17, 1978 in Alameda County, California, USA as Kathryn Davidametja Foster. She is an actress and producer, known for Accommodations (2018), The Dramatics: A Comedy (2015) and 'Til Death (2006).
21. Claire Coffee
Actress | Grimm
Claire graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with a degree in Theater. She began performing on stage at age 5 in The Mountain Play Theater Company's production of "The King and I" in Mill Valley, CA. She continued acting extensively on stage before moving to Los Angeles after...
San Francisco, Marin
22. Camille Guaty
Actress | Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
Camille Guaty, raised in Northern California and New Jersey, studied at Boston University and continued her education at R.A.D.A, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. There she learned the great works of William Shakespeare.
After a ten day trip to meet her new Los Angeles reps, they ...
23. Ahna O'Reilly
Actress | The Help
24. Max Thieriot
Actor | The Pacifier
Max Thieriot was born in 1988 in Los Altos Hills, California, and has two siblings. He was raised in Occidental, CA, and graduated from Sonoma Country Day School in 2002 and El Molino High School in 2006. He started acting when he took an improvisation class and modeled for GAP. He was also in two ...
Forestville, Occidental, Santa Rosa, Lost Altos Hills
25. Jane Levy
Actress | Evil Dead
Jane Levy was born on 29 December 1989. She was born in California, USA. Jane attended Sir Francis Drake High School in San Anselmo, California. While in school, she was on the hip hop dancing team and was captain of the soccer team. During that time, she also appeared in Community Theater ...
San Anselmo, Novato
26. Monica Barbaro
Actress | Chicago Justice
Monica Barbaro was born in San Francisco and raised in Mill Valley, Calif. She is classically trained in ballet and has studied modern dance, salsa, flamenco and West African dance. She attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts where she took her first acting classes while getting her...
San Francisco, Mill Valley
Actress | Downsizing
Brigette Lundy-Paine is an American actress and Fashion Icon. She considers her acting career to be a side show to her career as a pop star in the Improvisational Voice Band, "Subtle Pride" (ft. Mina Walker, Zach Donovan and Misha Brooks). Brigette's parents, Laura Lundy and Robert Paine, are both ...
Alameda, Oakland, Berkeley
28. Aya Cash
Actress | You're the Worst
Aya Cash was born on July 13, 1982 in San Francisco, California, USA as Aya Rachel Cash. She is an actress and producer, known for You're the Worst (2014), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) and The Newsroom (2012). She has been married to Josh Alexander since 2012.
29. Max Carver
Actor | Teen Wolf
Max Carver was born in San Francisco, California to philanthropist/community organizer Anne Carver and doctor/writer Robert Martensen. After graduating from St. Paul's, a prestigious boarding school in Concord, New Hampshire, Max moved to Los Angeles to attended the University of Southern ...
San Francisco, Calistoga
30. Charlie Carver
Actor | The Leftovers
Charlie Carver was born in San Francisco, California.
At a young age, Charlie moved up to a small town in the Napa Valley. It was there in school that Charlie had his first exposure to acting. He went on to study at the Interlochen Arts Academy, ACT San Francisco, and the University of Southern ...
San Francisco, Calistoga
Actress | The Big Bang Theory
Alessandra Torresani was born Alessandra Olivia Toreson in Palo Alto, California. Before becoming an actress, Alessandra studied dancing and singing from the age of two and achieved a Black Belt in Tae-Kwon-Do by the age of nine. Torresani's television debut was at age nine when she hosted the WB ...
Actress | Spider-Man: Homecoming
Zendaya (which means "to give thanks" in the language of Shona) is an American actress and singer born in Oakland, California. She began her career appearing as a child model working for Macy's, Mervyns and Old Navy. She was a backup dancer before gaining prominence for her role as Rocky Blue on ...
Oakland, Orinda, San Francisco
33. Bridgit Mendler
Actress | Kari-gurashi no Arietti
Bridgit Claire Mendler was born in Washington DC, and lived there until she was eight years old. Her family moved to the west coast, just outside of San Francisco, California. This is when she first expressed an interest in acting and began booking local jobs. In 2004, she landed her first role in ...
34. Jasmine Villegas
Actress | Threat Matrix
Her youthful ambition and undeniable talent have taken Jasmine into other creative arenas. She has been featured in print advertisements for Target National, Mary Kate and Ashley, American Girl, Levi's, Hilary Duff, Robinsons May, Macys, Mervyns, Girl Scouts, Sparklets Drinking Water, Kohls as well...
35. Zelda Williams
Actress | Were the World Mine
Zelda Williams was born on July 31, 1989 in New York City, New York, USA as Zelda Rae Williams. She is an actress and director, known for Were the World Mine (2008), The Legend of Korra (2012) and Never (2014).
36. Bree Turner
Actress | The Ugly Truth
As a child, Bree spent her time traveling the country with her family and her pro-football player father. During her teens, Turner's parents settled in Northern California where Bree first discovered a love for dance. In high school, she honed her talents in everything from ballet to jazz. When she...
Palo Alto, Danville
Actress | Hated
Making her television debut as Kris Furillo, Genevieve is an experienced stage actress. She has performed in regional productions of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Crimes of the Heart" and "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." Genevieve holds a bachelor ...
Actress | Clueless
Alicia Silverstone was born on October 4, 1976 in San Francisco, California, the youngest of three children. She is the daughter of Didi (Radford), a former flight attendant, and Monty Silverstone, a real estate investor. Her English-born father is from a Jewish family, while her Scottish-born ...
San Francisco, San Mateo
39. Linda Cardellini
Actress | Avengers: Age of Ultron
Linda Edna Cardellini was born in Redwood City, California, to Lorraine (Hernan) and Wayne David Cardellini, a businessman. She is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish (from her mother), German, English, and Scottish descent. Linda grew up in the San Francisco Bay area, California, the...
Redwood City, San Francisco, Mountain View
40. Linda Park
Actress | Jurassic Park III
Linda Park was born on July 9, 1978 in South Korea. She is an actress and producer, known for Jurassic Park III (2001), Star Trek: Enterprise (2001) and Infestation (2009). She has been married to Daniel Bess since October 11, 2014.
41. Daniel Wu
Actor | Warcraft
Daniel Wu was born on September 30, 1974 in Berkeley, California, USA as Daniel N. Wu. He is an actor and producer, known for Warcraft: The Beginning (2016), Europa Report (2013) and The Man with the Iron Fists (2012). He has been married to Lisa S. since April 6, 2010. They have one child.
Berkeley, Orinda, Oakland
42. Gabrielle Union
Actress | Bring It On
Gabrielle Union was born on October 29, 1972, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Theresa (Glass), who managed a phone company, and Sylvester E. Union, a military sergeant and business executive. When she was eight, her family moved to Pleasanton, California, where she grew up and attended high school. There, ...
Actress | American Horror Story
Alex Breckenridge was born on May 15 1982 in Darien, Connecticut before moving to California when she was 12. Breckenridge first got an interest in acting at 13 when she performed in local theater productions and soon moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career. Her first film was the ...
44. Marla Sokoloff
Actress | The Practice
Born and raised in San Francisco, Marla Sokoloff moved to Los Angeles in 1994 and enrolled in the Los Angeles County High School of the Arts, where she studied theater and music. She won numerous awards and accolades for her singing, performing the national anthem at such high profile events as the...
45. Larisa Oleynik
Actress | 10 Things I Hate About You
Larisa Oleynik was born in Santa Clara County, California, to Lorraine (Allen), a nurse, and Roman Oleynik, an anesthesiologist. Her father is of Ukrainian and Rusyn descent.
Larisa's big break came when she was eight. She had gotten the part of young Cosette in a production of "Les Misérables". Her...
Santa Clara, San Francisco, Los Altos
46. Teri Reeves
Actress | The Punisher
Teri is a Northern California native, has lived in Houston, Texas, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Santa Barbara, San Diego, and now resides in Los Angeles, California. She is a certified personal trainer and a sucker for black coffee and early morning weight lifting. Teri holds a fourth degree brown belt ...
47. Cheryl Burke
Self | Dancing with the Stars
Cheryl Burke was born on May 3, 1984 in San Francisco, California, USA as Cheryl Stephanie Burke. She is known for her work on Dancing with the Stars (2005), Toy Story 3 (2010) and The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005).
48. Mekenna Melvin
Actress | Chuck
Born and raised in Saratoga, CA, Mekenna Melvin spent most of her childhood in her mother's drama classes and rehearsals. Thus, Mekenna gives her mom, a drama teacher and director, credit for igniting Mekenna's interest in acting. After high school, Mekenna moved to New York City and studied at the...
Saratoga, San Jose
Actress | Grimm
Jacqueline Toboni was born the youngest of five children. She is a native San Franciscan. Before graduating from Saint Ignatius College Preparatory, Jacqueline performed in the Young Conservatory at the American Conservatory Theatre (A.C.T.). Jacqueline graduated from the University of Michigan ...
50. Shoshana Bush
Actress | Dance Flick
Shoshana Bush was born on September 18, 1988 in Santa Clara, California, USA as Shoshana Gloriella Bush. She is an actress and director, known for Dance Flick (2009), Fired Up! (2009) and CSI: Miami (2002).
51. Devon Graye
Actor | American Horror Story
52. Haley Pullos
Actress | General Hospital
Haley Pullos was born in Palo Alto, California, U.S.. She made her acting debut as a child in the movie Carney Tales. Her next role came five years later in the films 'Til Death and Moonlight. In 2008, she made her television debut in an episode of Ghost Whisperer. She went on to have guest ...
53. Kandis Fay
Actress | I Am Not a Hipster
Kandis Fay was born on February 16, 1985 in Redwood City, California, USA as Kandis Jewel Erickson. She is an actress and producer, known for I Am Not a Hipster (2012), Masters of Sex (2013) and Farah Goes Bang (2013). She has been married to Cameron Fay since September 4, 2015. They have one child.
54. Nick Thurston
Actor | Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Nick Thurston was born in Oakland, California. He has been acting since his childhood, and has trained at several schools. These include the American Conservatory Theater, and the British American Drama Academy in London. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelors of ...
55. D'Arcy Carden
Actress | The Good Place
D'Arcy Carden was born on January 4, 1980 in Danville, California, USA as Darcy Beth Erokan. She is an actress and writer, known for The Good Place (2016), Barry (2018) and Broad City (2014). She has been married to Jason Carden since July 31, 2010.
Danville, San Ramon
56. Nichole Bloom
Actress | Until Dawn
Prior to booking her films "Model Minority" and "Project X," Nichole has done commercial work and modeled for American Apparel. Although she cannot pinpoint the exact moment she realized she wanted to start acting, Nichole recalls that she loved recreating characters and doing funny voices from a ...
57. Kelcie Stranahan
Actress | Runaways
Kelcie Leigh Stranahan was born on November 18, 1992 in Walnut Creek, California, USA. She trained as a ballet, jazz and lyrical dancer from a young age. She is an actress known for Without A Trace (2008) Last Hours In Suburbia (2012) Dirty Teacher (2013) and Stalked By My Neighbor (2015).
Walnut Creek, Lafayette
58. Sarah Stouffer
Actress | Bloomington
Sarah Stouffer was born on July 26, 1986 in Contra Costa County, California, USA as Sarah Rebecca Stouffer. She is an actress, known for Bloomington (2010), Switched at Birth (2011) and A Cinderella Christmas (2016).
59. Jesse Draper
Actress | It's a Disaster
Jesse Draper is a multimedia talent. She began her career as an actress on the hit Nickelodeon series "The Naked Brother's Band", a family show created by her aunt Polly Draper that she starred in with her cousins Nat and Alex Wolff. She quickly became known as Jesse, the hot nanny.
Draper's career ...
60. Jeannie Mai
Self | The Real
Jeannie Mai is an American makeup artist, fashion expert, actress, and TV personality. She is most known for her work as the host of How Do I Look? (2004) on the Style Network and Character Fantasy (2006) on the USA Network. As a fashion expert, she is frequently featured on numerous television ...
San Jose, Milpitas
61. Kari Byron
Self | MythBusters
Kari Byron was born on December 18, 1974 in Santa Clara County, California, USA as Kari Elizabeth Byron. She is an actress and producer, known for MythBusters (2003), White Rabbit Project (2016) and Crash Test World (2019). She has been married to Paul Urich since March 2006. They have one child.
62. April Bowlby
Actress | Doom Patrol
April Michelle Bowlby was born on 30 July 1980 in Vallejo, California, USA. She and her family moved to Manteca, California, when she was a small child. April studied ballet, French and marine biology at Moorpark College, before deciding to pursue an acting career. She studied drama with Ivana ...
63. Sandra McCoy
Actress | Cry Wolf
Sandra McCoy was born and raised in San Jose, California. Her mother, Madeline McCoy, was a high school P.E. teacher, tennis coach, and aerobics instructor. Her father, Gary McCoy, was the director of database management at the county Sherrif's Department and a private pilot. Her brother, who was ...
Actress | The Game Plan
Elizabeth Chambers was born on August 18, 1982 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. She is an actress, known for The Game Plan (2007), Criminal Minds (2005) and Rolling Kansas (2003). She has been married to Armie Hammer since May 22, 2010. They have two children.
Half Moon Bay, San Mateo, Belmont
Actress | Our Family Wedding
Anjelah Johnson-Reyes was born as Anjelah Nicole Johnson. She is an actress and writer, known for Our Family Wedding (2010), Enough Said (2013) and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009). She has been married to Manwell Reyes since June 11, 2011.
66. Blake Anderson
Actor | Workaholics
Blake Anderson is a comedian and one of the stars and creators of the Comedy Central show Workaholics. Originally from Concord, California, Anderson studied with The Groundlings and with Upright Citizens Brigade. He formed the sketch-comedy group Mail Order Comedy along with Workaholics costars and...
67. Kyle Newacheck
Writer | Workaholics
Kyle Newacheck was born on January 23, 1984 in Walnut Creek, California, USA as Kyle Richard Newacheck. He is a writer and producer, known for Workaholics (2011), Game Over, Man! (2018) and Community (2009).
Walnut Creek, Concord
68. Chelsea Peretti
Actress | Parks and Recreation
Chelsea Peretti is a stand-up comedian, actress and writer who currently appears in FOX's Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013). The show won two Golden Globe Awards in 2014 including one for Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy.
Peretti stars alongside Andy Samberg, Terry Crews and Joe Lo Truglio as '...
69. Andy Samberg
Actor | Saturday Night Live
Andy Samberg was born in Berkeley, California, to Marjorie (Marrow), a teacher, and Joe Samberg, a photographer. With Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer, Samberg is one of three Los Angeles, California-based writer-performer-filmmakers--all childhood friends--dubbed The Lonely Island, whose short ...
Mill Valley, Berkeley
70. Akiva Schaffer
Writer | Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
Akiva Schaffer was born on December 1, 1977 in Berkeley, California, USA as Akiva Daniel Schaffer. He is a writer and director, known for Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016), Saturday Night Live (1975) and The Lego Movie (2014). He has been married to Liz Cackowski since 2010. They have two ...
71. Jorma Taccone
Writer | Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
Jorma Taccone's theatrical debut took place at Saint Mary's College-High School in Berkeley, California in 1993. He played one of the townspeople in The Visit by Friedrich Durrenmatt. His father, Berkeley Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Tony Taccone, attended his son's performance in spite of a...
72. Marielle Heller
Director | The Diary of a Teenage Girl
Marielle Heller is a writer, director and actor. She was selected as a 2012 Sundance Screenwriting Fellow and 2012 Sundance Directing Fellow, and was honored with the Lynn Auerbach Screenwriting Fellowship, and The Maryland Film Festival Fellowship. Her writing credits include pilots for ABC and ...
Producer | The Mask You Live In
Jennifer Siebel Newsom is a filmmaker, actress, speaker, and advocate for women, girls, and their families.
Newsom is the writer, director, and producer of the 2011 Sundance documentary film Miss Representation (2011), which explores how the media's misrepresentations of women have led to the ...
74. Dennis Haysbert
Actor | Far from Heaven
Dennis Haysbert was born on June 2, 1954 in San Mateo, California, USA as Dennis Dexter Haysbert. He is an actor and producer, known for Far from Heaven (2002), 24 (2001) and Heat (1995). He was previously married to Lynn Griffith and Elena Simms.
75. Brigid Brannagh
Actress | Army Wives
Brigid Brannagh was born on August 3, 1972 in San Francisco, California, USA as Brigid E. Walsh. She is an actress, known for Army Wives (2007), Runaways (2017) and Over There (2005). She is married to Justin Lyons.
76. Leslie Mann
Actress | Knocked Up
Leslie Jean Mann was born in San Francisco, California. She was raised in Newport Beach, California by her mother, Janet Ann Ayres. At the age of seventeen, she launched her career, appearing in various TV commercials.
Her screen break came when she was cast as Nurse Mary in the short-lived Birdland...
77. Teri Hatcher
Actress | Tomorrow Never Dies
Teri Hatcher is an American actress, writer, presenter, and former NFL cheerleader. She is known for her television roles, portraying Lois Lane on the ABC series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993-1997), and as Susan Mayer on the television series Desperate Housewives (2004-2012), ...
Palo Alto, Sunnyvale
78. Kate Walsh
Actress | The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Kate Walsh was born in San Jose, California, on October 13, 1967. She grew up partly in San Jose and partly in Tucson, Arizona, later attending the University of Arizona, where she got involved in regional theater. She later moved to Chicago where she began working with the Piven Theatre Workshop ...
79. Alison Elliott
Actress | The Wings of the Dove
Native to San Francisco, and raised in Tokyo; received International, all girls Catholic, then Progressive Highschool education. Signed to both the Grimme and Ford agencies at 14. Caringly introduced in feature film by director Ivan Passer as the daughter of Alfre Woodard and Charles Dutton in ...
80. Debrah Farentino
Actress | Eureka
Debrah Farentino was born on September 30, 1959 in Lucas Valley, California, USA as Deborah Anne Mullowney. She is an actress and producer, known for Eureka (2006), Bugsy (1991) and Equal Justice (1990). She was previously married to Gregory Hoblit, Tony Adams, James Farentino and Scott Staples.
Lucas Valley, San Rafael
81. Brian Posehn
Actor | Run Ronnie Run
Brian Posehn was born on July 6, 1966 in Sacramento, California, USA as Brian Edmund Posehn. He is an actor and writer, known for Run Ronnie Run (2002), The Sarah Silverman Program. (2007) and Sex Drive (2008). He has been married to Melanie Truhett since September 4, 2004.
82. Greg Proops
Greg Proops was born on October 3, 1959 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA as Gregory Everett Proops. He is an actor and writer, known for Star Wars: The Phantom Menace (1999), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) and Brother Bear (2003). He has been married to Jennifer Canaga since February 14, 1990.
83. Will Forte
Actor | Nebraska
Forte was age 32 before he came to the public's attention on Saturday Night Live (1975), but had been working in comedy since 1997.
Will Forte was born in Alameda County, California, and is the son of artist Patricia (Stivers) and financial broker Orville Willis Forte III (divorced). He has an older...
Writer | Titus
A seemingly overnight success with his own TV series, "Titus", Christopher at age 35 struggled to reach that peak. His series is based on his life. His father was a womanizing beer guzzling salesman. Living with his father, he endured a series of stepmothers until, at age 12, he decided to run away...
Castro Valley, Newark
85. Aisha Tyler
Actress | Death Sentence
Aisha Tyler, born September 18, 1970, is an American talk-show host, actress, comedian, author, producer, writer, and director. She is known for portraying Andrea Marino in the first season of Ghost Whisperer (2005), voicing Lana Kane in Archer (2009), and portraying Mother Nature in the Santa ...
86. Rebecca Romijn
Actress | X-Men
Rebecca Alie Romijn was born on November 6, 1972 in Berkeley, California. Her father was Dutch-born and worked as a custom-furniture maker. Her mother was American-born, with Dutch and English ancestry, and was a teacher of English. Rebecca attended Berkeley High School where her nickname was the "...
87. Josie Maran
Actress | Van Helsing
Born and raised in northern California, Josie Maran aspired to become a model at a young age. Her father is of Russian Jewish descent, and her mother has Dutch, French, and German ancestry. At the age of 12, while attending a barbecue, a woman asked her to be in a San Francisco fashion show. A ...
Menlo Park, Palo Alto
88. Marisa Miller
Actress | R.I.P.D.
Marisa Miller is a supermodel best known for her work in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in three Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2007 through 2009 and became a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2007. Miller appeared in seven straight ...
Santa Cruz, Aptos, Watsonville
Director | No Woman, No Cry
Christy Turlington was born on January 2, 1969 in Walnut Creek, California, USA as Christy Nicole Turlington. She is an actress and director, known for No Woman, No Cry (2010), Giving Birth in America (2015) and Duran Duran: Notorious (1986). She has been married to Edward Burns since June 7, 2003....
Walnut Creek, Danville
90. Leila Arcieri
Actress | xXx
San Francisco, Sebastopol
91. Melissa Haro
Actress | Knight of Cups
Melissa Haro is an American model and actress with a distinguished career that spans more than a decade representing some of the world's top brands. Some of these campaigns and brands have included Sports Illustrated, Guess & Marciano, Anti Flirt, Maidenform and Dynamite to name a few. She has ...
92. Necar Zadegan
Actress | 24
Necar began working in the theater at age 16 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland and has since stayed close to the theater while splitting her time between film and television. In 2011, she played a lead role in the FilmMcQueen production of "Meth Head." She followed that with a role on ...
San Francisco, Hayward
93. Shemar Moore
Actor | Criminal Minds
Shemar Franklin Moore (born April 20, 1970) is an American actor and former fashion model. His notable roles are that of Malcolm Winters on The Young and the Restless from 1994 to 2005, Derek Morgan on CBS's Criminal Minds from 2005 to 2016, and as the third permanent host of Soul Train from 1999 ...
Oakland, Palo Alto, Santa Clara
94. Balthazar Getty
Actor | Lord of the Flies
Balthazar Getty was born on January 22, 1975 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Paul Balthazar Getty. He is an actor and producer, known for Lord of the Flies (1990), Feast (2005) and Young Guns II (1990). He has been married to Rosetta Millington since May 3, 2000. They have four children.
95. Eric Dane
Actor | X-Men: The Last Stand
Eric Dane was born on November 9, 1972, in San Francisco, California, the older of two brothers. His father is an architect and interior designer based in San Francisco. His mother, Leah (Cohn), was a homemaker. His ancestry includes English, German, Finnish, Russian Jewish, and Austrian Jewish, ...
San Francisco, Redwood City, San Mateo
96. Mahershala Ali
Actor | House of Cards
Mahershala Ali is fast becoming one of the freshest and most in-demand faces in Hollywood with his extraordinarily diverse skill set and wide-ranging background in film, television, and theater.
This past fall, Ali wrapped A24's Brad Pitt and Adele Romanski produced independent feature film, ...
Oakland, Hayward, Moraga
97. Tim Kang
Actor | Rambo
San Francisco, Walnut Creek, Danville
98. Russell Hornsby
Actor | Fences
Russell Hornsby was born on May 15, 1974 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Fences (2016), The Hate U Give (2018) and After the Sunset (2004). He has been married to Denise Walker since August 1, 2008.
99. Anna Khaja
Actress | The Good Place
(2019) Anna recurs on The Good Place, Silicon Valley, Lethal Weapon, Madam Secretary and For The People (ABC Shondaland).
(2014) Anna starred in the acclaimed, extended Off-Broadway play 'Shaheed'. Time Out called her portrayal "a wonder", the NY Times praised her as a "gifted actress" and Backstage...
100. Kristin Carey
Actress | Hall Pass
Kristin Carey grew up in Santa Rosa, California with aspirations of working in the movie and television business. At a young age Kristin demonstrated a propensity for acting on the stage. She quickly became involved in her school productions. After graduating from the B.F.A Theatre Program at The ...