Celebrity Names with the Letter J: Part 1by christophershobris | created - 01 Dec 2014 | updated - 04 Dec 2014 | Public
A list of as many celebs I can come up with the names that start with the letter J. Enjoy!
Actor | Destroy All Humans! 2
A graduate of Carnegie Mellon's acting conservatory, Grant has appeared on and off-Broadway and in several regional theater productions throughout the country. Favorite's include 'What the Butler Saw','Later Life','A Chorus Line' and 'The Illusion', at theater's which include Circle in the Square, ...
Actress | Annie
Kaitlin is originally from Villa Hills, Ky. She graduated from Beechwood HIgh School in Ft. Mitchell, Ky in 2002. She is the oldest of four. She received her BFA in Musical Theatre from Northern Kentucky University. Kaitlin moved to NYC in 2007 and has remained on the east coast ever since. She is ...
Actor | Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot
J. Kenneth Campbell's acting career has taken him from Broadway to feature films and television. His many films include Bulworth, Ulee's Gold, Guess Who?, Mars Attacks and The Abyss. He recently completed filming director Kevin Willmott's upcoming feature The Only Good Indian, in which Campbell ...
Actor | Here Comes the Boom
Born in Milwaukee, WI and raised in Minneapolis, MN. His parents (John/Marian) compromised on his name by putting his first initial in front of his official middle name and calling him J.Michael. He was an immediate class clown, even if it got him into trouble in school. In his Freshman year of ...
9. J.R. Niles
Director | Bonds
Award winning screenwriter and director, J.R. Niles is an American Filmmaker and Songwriter based in Los Angeles who came out of the LA Rock Music scene. Niles began writing and directing films in 2010. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science and a Masters Degree in International ...
10. J. Pat O'Malley
Actor | The Jungle Book
J. Pat had a warm smile, twinkling eyes, and an Irish name. He was born in Burnley, England, and began his acting career in British musical halls. J. Pat came to the USA at the outbreak of World War II. He also worked on the Broadway stage during the 1940s and 1950s. J. Pat was a very familiar face...
13. J. Smith-Cameron
Actress | Margaret
Gifted stage, film and TV actress J. Smith-Cameron was born Jeanie Smith in Louisville, Kentucky, and raised in Greenville, South Carolina, the daughter of an architect. Known simply as J. Smith by us students of the Florida State University School of Theatre program in the mid-1970s, I was ...
14. J. Teddy Garces
Actor | The Sessions
J. Teddy Garces is a native New Yorker raised uptown in Washington Heights. He is the third child of Ivelisse Fanith and Joseph Garces Sr. Teddy as he is known by friends and family, moved to Los Angeles, California in 2005 to continue building on a career he started in New York.
16. J.A. Preston
Actor | A Few Good Men
James Allen Preston was born in Washington, District of Columbia, USA on November 13, 1932. He attended public schools in the nation's capital and earned a track scholarship to a college in North Carolina. J. A. married Merilyn Alsop in 1957. His acting career accelerated to recurring TV series ...
18. J.B. Rogers
Assistant_director | There's Something About Mary
J.B. Rogers is an assistant director and producer, known for There's Something About Mary (1998), Dumb and Dumber To (2014) and Green Book (2018). He has been married to Gwendolyn Rogers since September 9, 1995. They have three children.
20. J.C. Brandy
Actress | Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
J.C. Brandy was born on November 15, 1975 in Chelsea, London, England as Justine Chelsea Brandy. She is an actress, known for Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) and God's Helper (2001). She has been married to Nathaniel Kunkel since July 7, 2005. ...
22. J.C. Chasez
Music_department | Drumline
Joshua Scott Chasez was born and raised in Bowie, Maryland on August 8, 1976. As a child, he was extremely shy, but when a friend bet him $20 to enter a talent show with two girls, he won the contest and soon realized he had a knack for performing and that he really enjoyed singing. In 1988, his ...
23. J.C. MacKenzie
Actor | The Departed
J.C. MacKenzie was a student at Concordia University when he saw his first play. Within two years, he was accepted at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
He has made over 150 appearances in films and television, and on stage. He is best-known for his role as "Ludlow" in Martin Scorsese's ...
24. J.D. Daniels
Actor | The Mighty Ducks
As a child, J.D. lived on Long Island New York before moving to Greenwich Village. At an early age his acting, singing and dancing talents surfaced and was quickly recognized by talent and casting agents. He was cast in his first role at age 7. Besides his film and television credits, JD appeared ...
25. J.D. Evermore
Actor | Rectify
J.D. was born in the delta town of Greenville, Mississippi (also the birthplace of Muppets creator Jim Henson) on the same day Richard Nixon was elected president. He is of Irish-French-German-Cherokee-Choctaw decent, the oldest of 7 siblings, and attended 17 different schools (public and private) ...
26. J.D. Scott
Actor | Karma Inc.
Born in Vancouver B.C., J.D. has spent the last 15 years working within the financial, construction, film and entertainment industries. This odd combination has fostered invaluable corporate experience and a strong business ethic, while letting his passion for writing and creativity flow. He spent ...
28. J.F. Lawton
Writer | Pretty Woman
J. F. Lawton was born on August 11, 1960 in Riverside, California. His father was the famous writer Harry Lawton, author of the award winning novel "Willie Boy: A Desert Manhunt" (1960). The book became the basis for the movie Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969), starring Robert Redford. When he ...
31. J.J. Abrams
Producer | Lost
Jeffrey Jacob Abrams was born in New York City and raised in Los Angeles, the son of TV producer parents. Abrams planned on going to dental school, but decided to study film at Sarah Lawrence College. At 15, he wrote the music for Don Dohler's Nightbeast (1982). In his senior year, he and Jill ...
33. J.J. Perry
Stunts | Mortal Kombat: Annihilation
J.J. Perry started his martial arts training in 1975 and began with stunt-work in the late 1980s when he got out of the army. He has had over 24 years of martial arts training and has a 5th-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, a 2nd-degree on Hapkido and has experience with all kinds of weapons. He ...
34. Josie Totah
Actress | Champions
Josie Totah is an immensely talented actor, comedian, singer and writer with a gift for bringing dynamic characters to life. As she fearlessly evolves her body of work with each new project, Totah is fast proving to be one of Hollywood's most engaging and sought after young talents. Totah has been ...
35. J.K. Rowling
Joanne Rowling was born in Yate, near Bristol, a few miles south of a town called Dursley ("Harry Potter"'s Muggle-family). Her father Peter Rowling was an engineer for Rolls Royce in Bristol at this time. Her mother, Anne, was half-French and half-Scottish. They met on a train as it left King's ...
36. J.K. Simmons
Actor | Whiplash
J.K. Simmons is an American actor.
He was born Jonathan Kimble Simmons in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, to Patricia (Kimble), an administrator, and Donald William Simmons, a music teacher. He attended the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; University of Montana, Missoula, MT (BA in Music).
He had ...
37. J.P. Gillain
Actor | For the People
J.P. was born in Cologne, Germany while his dad was in the army. The whole family of 4 kids moved to Belgium when he was only 3.
At the age of 16, J.P. begins taking modern jazz lessons, and participates in his two high school musicals. He Has his first dance audition at Plan K in Brussels shortly ...
38. J.P. Manoux
Actor | Phil of the Future
J.P. Manoux grew up in Santa Barbara, California, the oldest of seven. He was involved in children's theater and took tap-dancing lessons before attending the Thacher School in Ojai, California. Curiously, that school would eventually deliver no less than three doctors to NBC's long running ...
39. J.P. Valenti
Actor | The Haunting of Hill House
Born Jeffrey-Paul Valenti in Hartford, CT to a working-class Italian-American family; JP learned at an early age the importance of hard work, dedication and perseverance. His parents Paula and Jeffery Valenti constantly instilled in him the idea that he could become anything he set his mind to. ...
40. J.R. Ramirez
Actor | 24
J.R. Ramirez was born in Matanzas, Cuba. When he was still a baby, his family moved to the States and he was raised in Tampa, Florida.
J.R. is best known for his series regular role of "Jared Vasquez" on NBC's hit series MANIFEST, executive produced by Robert Zemeckis (2018-Present). Prior to that, ...
41. J.R. Villarreal
Actor | Akeelah and the Bee
Born in Houston, Texas, JR Villarreal has been working and living in Hollywood since the tender age of 10. A compelling and energetic actor, JR's talent and depth have earned him adulation from both industry professionals and fans alike.
As a youngster, JR captivated audiences with his performance ...
43. J.T. Walsh
Actor | Sling Blade
J.T. Walsh was born on September 28, 1943 in San Francisco, California, USA as James Thomas Patrick Walsh. He was an actor, known for Sling Blade (1996), Breakdown (1997) and Good Morning, Vietnam (1987). He was married to Susan West. He died on February 27, 1998 in La Mesa, California.
44. J.W. Cortes
Actor | Gotham
JW Cortés is a Marine Combat Veteran turned actor, singer and philanthropist. Born and raised in Sunset Park Brooklyn, to inspiring Puerto Rican parents, he developed an interest in the arts along with a desire to serve his community and country. Currently Cortés plays the recurring role of '...
45. J.R.R. Tolkien
English writer, scholar and philologist, Tolkien's father was a bank manager in South Africa. Shortly before his father died (1896) his mother took him and his younger brother to his father's native village of Sarehole, near Birmingham, England. The landscapes and Nordic mythology of the Midlands ...
46. JB Blanc
Actor | War Dogs
JB was born in Paris, France to an English mother and a French father. He moved with his mother to Yorkshire, England at the age of four, where he was raised and attended school, eventually graduating from The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in 1990.
He worked extensively in theater in Britain ...
47. JD Cullum
Actor | Leatherheads
JD Cullum is the son of two-time Tony Award-winning actor John Cullum (Northern Exposure (1990)) and noted modern dancer/choreographer, playwright and novelist Emily Frankel. Cullum is a member of The Antaeus Company, a group of experienced and talented actors whose goal is to form a permanent ...
48. JD Pardo
JD Pardo was born on September 7, 1980 in Panorama City, California, USA as Jorge Daniel Pardo. He is an actor and producer, known for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012), A Cinderella Story (2004) and A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story (2006).
53. JR Lemon
Actor | The Night Shift
Born and raised in Atlanta, GA, JR has appeared in numerous national commercial and print campaigns. He received a BS degree in Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University before being signed as a running back to the Oakland Raiders. Post football, he promptly immersed himself into ...
54. JR Reed
Actor | Black-ish
American actor and musician, originally from Corvallis, Oregon. He grew up in Las Vegas, NV where he graduated from Bonanza High School. He is best known for his association with the comedy rock band Tenacious D.Reed is best known for his character Lee from Tenacious D's HBO series in the episode ...
55. Ja Rule
Actor | The Fast and the Furious
Ja Rule was born on February 29, 1976 in Hollis, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Jeffrey Atkins. He is an actor, known for The Fast and the Furious (2001), Scary Movie 3 (2003) and Assault on Precinct 13 (2005). He has been married to Aisha Atkins since April 14, 2001. They have three ...
56. Ja'net DuBois
Actress | Good Times
Ja'Net is a multi-talented and diverse performer. She grew up in Brooklyn, NY and began her career on Broadway. She has appeared in various plays, including "Golden Boy" with Sammy Davis Jr. and Louis Gossett Jr., and "A Raisin in the Sun".
Ja'Net moved onto TV roles, receiving a Peabody Award for a...
Actor | X-Men: Days of Future Past
Jaa Smith-Johnson is a Canadian film, television, and theatre actor/producer/writer. He began acting at the age of 15 where he made his professional debut in a film called The Point (2006). He is a graduate of Dawson College's Professional Theatre Program in Montreal. Co-Founder of the Theatre ...
58. Jason Simmons
Actor | Sharknado
Jason was first introduced to worldwide audiences as Logan Fowler in the hit TV series Baywatch, a Show viewed by a billion people across 142 countries. After 3 years on the show he walked away from Hollywood, and returned to stage school to study theatre, to complete his training with renowned ...
60. Jace Alexander
Actor | Eight Men Out
Jace Alexander was born on April 7, 1964 in New York City, New York, USA as Jason Edward Alexander. He is a director and producer, known for Law & Order (1990), Rescue Me (2004) and Carry Me Home (2004). He has been married to Maddie Corman since September 6, 1998. They have three children.
61. Jace Norman
Actor | Henry Danger
Jace Norman is best known for his starring role in Nickelodeon's hit TV series "Henry Danger" for the past 4 seasons. The show has been nominated for 'Favorite TV Show' at the Kids Choice Awards two years in a row and won the award this year. Jace was also awarded 'Favorite TV Star' 2 years in a ...
64. Jaci Twiss
Actress | Star Wars Legends: Legacy of the Force
Jaci Twiss was born on June 17, 1987 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her professional career began at the age of 15 when she started working as an extra and stand-in for television and film, she signed with her first agent at the age of 16 and booked her first speaking role shortly after. Over the last ...
65. Jaci Velasquez
Actress | The Encounter
Jaci Velasquez was born on October 15, 1979 in Houston, Texas, USA as Jacquelyn Davette Velasquez. She is an actress, known for The Encounter (2010), Left Behind III: World at War (2005) and I'm Not Ashamed (2016). She has been married to Nic Gonzalez since December 17, 2006. They have two children...
66. Jacinda Barrett
Actress | Poseidon
Jacinda Barrett was born in Australia. Her convincing accent has paved the way for numerous acting roles in the USA. Barrett was first introduced to American audiences via MTV's The Real World (1992), during its fourth season, which was set in London. Jacinda Barrett received her first break on the...
Actress | Stingers
Jacinta Patrice Stapleton is an Australian actress born in Melbourne, Victoria.
She joined an actors' agency at the age of six and made her screen debut at the age of eight, appearing in "Boulevard of Broken Dreams".
This was followed by many children's television shows, including "The Flying Doctors...
70. Jack Albertson
A former song-and-dance man and veteran of vaudeville, burlesque and Broadway, Jack Albertson is best known to audiences as "The Man" in the TV series Chico and the Man (1974), for which he won an Emmy. In 1968 Albertson, the brother of actress Mabel Albertson, won the Oscar for Best Supporting ...
72. Jack Benny
Actor | The Jack Benny Program
The son of a saloon keeper, Jack Benny (born Benny Kubelsky) began to study the violin at the age six, and his "ineptness" at it, would later become his trademark (in reality, he was a very accomplished player). When given the opportunity to play in live theatre professionally, Benny quit school ...
73. Jack Black
Actor | The School of Rock
Jack Black was born Thomas Jacob Black in Santa Monica, California, to Judith Love (Cohen) and Thomas William Black, both satellite engineers. He is of British-German (father) and Russian Jewish (mother) ancestry. Black attended the University of California at Los Angeles. While at UCLA, he was a ...
74. Jack Blessing
Jack Blessing was born and raised in suburban Baltimore. He began his professional career as a member of Boston's seminal improvisational company "The Proposition". It was in his last year at "The Proposition" that a Paramount casting director spotted him and put him in the Emmy award- winning ...
76. Jack Campbell
Actor | All Saints
Jack Campbell is best known for his role of Dr Steve Taylor in Australia's number one medical drama, "Allsaints" for Network Seven and his portrayal of infamous gangster Big Jim Divine in the Nine Network top rating drama series, "Underbelly Razor" based on the criminal underworld of Sydney, 1920's.
77. Jack Cardiff
Director | Sons and Lovers
Almost universally considered one of the greatest cinematographers of all time, Jack Cardiff was also a notable director. He described his childhood as very happy and his parents as quite loving. They performed in music hall as comedians, so he grew up with the fun that came with their theatrical ...
78. Jack Carpenter
Stunts | Planet of the Apes
Jack Carpenter began his career in the motion picture business driving for Pat Hustis Camera Cars in February of 1976.
Born in Hollywood in 1953 he graduated from Sylmar High School in '71 and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Although he saw no combat, he served with distinction and was ...
79. Jack Carson
Actor | Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
When Jack Carson arrived in Hollywood in 1937, he found work at RKO as an extra. His first major acting role came alongside Humphrey Bogart in the romantic comedy Stand-In (1937). After a few years, he developed into a popular character actor who would be seen in a large number of comedies, ...
80. Jack Carter
Actor | History of the World: Part I
Jack Carter was born on June 24, 1922 in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Jack Chakrin. He was an actor and director, known for History of the World: Part I (1981), Alligator (1980) and McCloud (1970). He was married to Roxanne Wander, Paula Stewart and Joan Mann. He died ...
81. Jack Cassidy
Actor | The Eiger Sanction
Actor. Jack Cassidy, by his own design, defied mere definition from the day he was born in Richmond Hills, New York in 1927 until his tragic death in 1976. An actor, singer, writer, designer - the consummate showman and irrefutable creative entity - his life never followed a simple path nor did it ...
82. Jack Coleman
Actor | Heroes
John MacDonald "Jack" Coleman is an American actor and screenwriter, known for playing the role of Steven Carrington in the 1980s prime time soap opera Dynasty (1982-88), and for portraying Noah Bennet in the science-fiction drama series Heroes (2006-10). Coleman's first major role was in the soap ...
84. John Corbett
Actor | My Big Fat Greek Wedding
John Corbett is an American actor who received Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor, for his role as Chris Stevens in Northern Exposure (1990), and a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Aidan Shaw in Sex and the City (...
85. Jack Cullison
Actor | Celebrity Sex Tape
Jack Cullison was born in San Bernardino, Ca. but grew up in Everett, Washington till the age of 14. Jack and his mother picked up and moved to Orange County,Ca. for a better living. After High School, Jack was an adventure seeker traveling to different parts of the world, working odd jobs to fund ...
86. Jack Davenport
Jack Davenport was born in 1973 and is the son of actors Maria Aitken and Nigel Davenport. He studied Literature and Film Studies at the University of East Anglia. His first break happened after he wrote to John Cleese to ask to be a runner on Fierce Creatures (1997) where he ended up playing a zoo...
89. Jack Dimich
Actor | The Drop
American. Native of former Yugoslavia. Character actor. Graduated The Lee Strasberg Institute For Film And Theater, New York City, 1997-2001, with: Michael Margotta, Dan Grimaldi and Bobby Moresco (Academy Award Winner). Fluent in Russian, Serbo-Croation, Macedonian, Czech, Italian and English. ...
91. Jack Dodson
Actor | The Getaway
Jack Dodson was arguably best known for playing "Howard Sprague", the somewhat geeky county clerk on The Andy Griffith Show (1960). This amazingly funny character actor endeared himself to 60s and 70s audiences as the straight-laced "straight man" to the "comic idiot" character "Goober". He brought...
92. Jack Donnelly
Actor | House of Anubis
Jack Donnelly is a British stage and screen actor, born on October 28th 1985. He trained at London's Central School of Speech and Drama and is best known for portraying Jason of the Argonauts in the hit BBC series 'Atlantis'. He is the eldest of four brothers, Sam Harvey and Finn.
93. Jack Donner
Actor | So This Is Love
Widely known and admired as Romulan Subcommander Tal in the original Star Trek (1966), Jack Donner has worked steadily in TV, film and theater since the 1950s. Born and raised in Los Angeles, he did his first professional theater and TV work there before heading for New York during the glory days ...
95. Jack Elam
Actor | C'era una volta il West
Colorful American character actor equally adept at vicious killers or grizzled sidekicks. As a child he worked in the cotton fields. He attended Santa Monica Junior College in California and subsequently became an accountant and, at one time, manager of the Bel Air Hotel. Elam got his first movie ...
97. Jack Falahee
Actor | How to Get Away with Murder
Jack Falahee was born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and graduated New York University's Tisch School of the Arts where he performed in the several stage productions. Since graduation, Falahee appeared in films and television shows, before his breakout role as Connor Walsh in the Shonda ...
98. Jack Fisk
Production_designer | There Will Be Blood
Jack Fisk was born on December 19, 1945 in Canton, Illinois, USA. He is a production designer and art director, known for There Will Be Blood (2007), The Tree of Life (2011) and The Revenant (2015). He has been married to Sissy Spacek since April 12, 1974. They have two children.
100. Jack Gilford
Actor | Cocoon
Jack Gilford was born in Brooklyn, New York, as Yankel Gellman. He began his career in the Amateur Nights of the 1930s moving on to nightclubs as an innovative comedian doing satire and pantomime. He was a regular at the Greenwich Village nightspot, Cafe Society and hosted shows featuring Zero ...