Birth Place Matching "Appleton, Wisconsin, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


33 names.


1. Willem Dafoe

Actor | Spider-Man

Having made over one hundred films in his legendary career, Willem Dafoe is internationally respected for bringing versatility, boldness, and dare to some of the most iconic films of our time. His artistic curiosity in exploring the human condition leads him to projects all over the world, large ...

2. Michael Patrick McGill

Actor | Dark Skies

Michael Patrick McGill is the first of two sons born to Anne McGill and the late Gerald F. McGill, Jr. His brother Patrick was born in 1976. Mike grew up in the Fox River Valley and graduated from Appleton East High School in 1991. He attended The University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point from 1991 ...

3. Terry Zwigoff

Director | Ghost World

Born in Appleton, Wisconsin, Zwigoff held several jobs before making his breakthrough feature: the documentary Crumb (1994) in 1994. His previous jobs included musician, shipping clerk, printer and welfare office worker. In fact, Zwigoff traces his film career back to discovering a rare blues ...

4. Kathryn Meisle

Actress | The Greatest Showman

Kathryn Meisle was born on June 7, 1960 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA as Kathryn Hunt Meisle. She is an actress, known for The Greatest Showman (2017), You've Got Mail (1998) and Rosewood (1997).

5. Greta Van Susteren

Actress | Notorious

Born in Appleton, Wisconsin, Greta Van Susteren was awarded a Bachelor's degree with Distinction in Economics from the University of Wisconsin in 1976. In 1979, she was awarded a law degree and, in 1982, a master of laws in trial advocacy from Georgetown Law Center, serving as a civil and criminal ...

6. Kyle Gibson

Actor | Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher

Kyle Gibson was born on March 21, 1983 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA as Kyle Brent Gibson. He is known for his work on Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher (1996), Get Real (1999) and Jenny (1997).

7. Ransom M. Sherman

Actor | Are You with It?

Ransom M. Sherman was born on October 15, 1898 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for Are You with It? (1948), Father of the Bride (1961) and Gentleman's Agreement (1947). He died on November 26, 1985 in Henderson, Nevada, USA.

8. Joseph McCarthy

Self | Longines Chronoscope

Joseph McCarthy was born on November 14, 1908 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA as Joseph Raymond McCarthy. He was married to Jean Kerr Minetti. He died on May 2, 1957 in Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

9. Lynn Kellogg

Actress | Charro!

Lynn Kellogg was born on April 2, 1943 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA. She is an actress, known for Charro! (1969), Mission: Impossible (1966) and The Edge of Night (1956).

10. Michael Laurino

Actor | I Am Frankie

Michael Laurino was born in Appleton, Wisconsin and is the youngest of six children. At the age of 13 he moved to Massachusetts. He graduated with honors from The George Washington University. From there Michael was a fellow at The Shakespeare Theatre Company under the direction of Michael Kahn. ...

11. Lise Van Susteren

The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg

Lise Van Susteren was born on March 15, 1951 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA as Lise Conway Van Susteren. She is known for her work on The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998) and And Then the Climate Changed.

12. William Forsche

Make Up Department | Critters

At the age of 15, disguised with a false beard and with a fake ID and $15, William Forsche ran away from his Wisconsin home and hitchhiked to Hollywood. Forsche soon found work at Universal Studios Tour. It was there he met make-up artist David B. Miller who gave him insights to the business and a ...

13. Jeff Olm

Visual Effects | Spider-Man

Jeff Olm was born on May 16, 1963 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA. He is known for his work on Spider-Man (2002), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Armageddon (1998).

14. Steve Truitt

Actor | Enterprise

One of the most prolific television hosts today, Truitt hosts the brand new show for the Discovery Channel called "Cool Stuff and How It Works", debuting in the Spring of '07. Other diverse hosting credits include: "Dream Decoders" on the Discovery Health Channel, "Ground Rules" on HGTV, "The Human...

15. Rocky Bleier

Writer | Fighting Back: The Story of Rocky Bleier

Rocky Bleier was born on March 5, 1946 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA as Robert Patrick Bleier. He is a writer, known for Fighting Back: The Story of Rocky Bleier (1980), Backstreet Justice (1994) and The NFL on NBC (1965). He has been married to Jan Gyurina since 1996. They have two children. He was ...

16. Justin T. Woods

Stunts | The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

Justin T. Woods was born on November 20, 1981 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA. He is known for his work on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015), Prisoners (2013) and Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015).

17. Matthew Brown

Producer | Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers

Matthew Brown has extensive experience within the public and private sectors and has industry experience with investments in real estate, as well as renewable and traditional energy industries.

Prior to Energent, Matthew spent the previous five years at Tamra-Tacoma Capital Partners, a New ...

18. William Lazar

Self | Answer Yes or No

William Lazar was born on July 8, 1921 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA. He died on January 17, 1964 in Briarcliff, New York, USA.

19. Susan Springfield

Actress | The Foreigner

Susan Springfield was born on April 21, 1952 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA as Susan Marie Beschta. She was an actress, known for The Foreigner (1978). She died on May 2, 2019 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

20. Sean McKeever

Writer | Star Wars: The Old Republic - Shadow of Revan

Sean McKeever was born on January 8, 1972 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Star Wars: The Old Republic - Shadow of Revan (2014), Iron Man: Armored Adventures (2008) and Star Wars: The Old Republic - Knights of the Fallen Empire (2015).

21. Ryan Patrick Kelly

Art Department | Divergent

Ryan Patrick Kelly is the son of a Navy Corpsman, grandson to a Merchant Marine, and great-grandson to a Master Shipbuilder. His love of the sea ended when he nearly drowned to death gargling saltwater (for a sore throat) as a child. Currently his acting/writing career has been put on hiatus due to...

22. Luke Uphill

Going RV

Luke Uphill was born on April 25, 1989 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA. He is known for his work on Going RV (2014) and Body of Christ (2011).

23. Julie Van Groll

Producer | Fangasm

Julie Van Groll was born on August 5, 1983 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA. She is known for her work on Fangasm (2013), Wedding Island (2013) and Coming Home (2011).

24. Lori Denil

Producer | Police Women of Dallas

Is an avid Green Bay Packer fan.

25. Alfred Milotte

Cinematographer | The Best of Walt Disney's True-Life Adventures

Alfred Milotte was born on November 24, 1904 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA. He is known for his work on The Best of Walt Disney's True-Life Adventures (1975), The African Lion (1955) and Seal Island (1948). He was married to Elma Milotte. He died on April 24, 1989 in Pierce County, Washington, USA.

27. Travis Randall

Sound Department | Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

Travis Randall was the bass player for the indie band Stone Bogart. The singer of Stone Bogart [Sean Anders] went on to make the critically acclaimed independent movie Never Been Thawed.

Travis resides in Los Angeles where he is working as a producer and a technical director. He plays bass for Black...

28. Maria Nicholas

Love, Gloria

Maria Nicholas was born on December 17, 1978 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA. She is known for her work on Love, Gloria (2012) and The Deceiver (2007).

29. Morgan Windbeil

Actor | Live a Little, Love a Little

Morgan Windbeil was born on January 3, 1919 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA as Morgan Windbiel. He was an actor, known for Live a Little, Love a Little (1968), Too Soon to Love (1960) and Highway Patrol (1955). He died on March 2, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

30. Chick Post

Actor | A Neverending Song

Chick Post was born on March 24, 1932 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA as Charles Post. He was an actor, known for A Neverending Song (2016). He died on April 25, 2018 in Belton, Missouri, USA.

31. Michelle O'Brien

Actress | Indecent Proposal

Originally from Appleton, Wisconsin; Lawrence University, Bachelor of Music - Oboe Performance, 1987. Involved with theatre from an early age, from Wisconsin to New England, California, Texas. Film work including P.A., extra/featured extra in California & Texas. Member, IATSE Local 205 since 1998. ...

32. Tah Hoffmann

Camera Department | Surface

Tah Hoffmann was born on March 2, 1991 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA. She is known for her work on Surface (2010) and Cycle (2011).

33. Brian Koehler

Mr 3000

Brian Koehler was born on March 4, 1978 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA. He is known for his work on Mr 3000 (2004), Novel Romance (2006) and The Quick and the Undead (2006).


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