Birth Place Matching "Hollywood, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Leonardo DiCaprio

Actor | Inception

Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains (1985) and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3 (1991), to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s,...

2. Bryan Cranston

Actor | Breaking Bad

Bryan Lee Cranston was born on March 7, 1956 in Hollywood, California, to Audrey Peggy Sell, a radio actress, and Joe Cranston, an actor and former amateur boxer. His maternal grandparents were German, and his father was of Irish, German, and Austrian-Jewish ancestry. He was raised in the Canoga ...

3. Alison Brie

Actress | GLOW

Alison Brie was born in Hollywood, California, to Joanne (Brenner), who worked at a non-profit child care agency, and Charles Terry Schermerhorn, a musician and entertainment reporter. Her mother is Jewish and her father has Scottish, Dutch, English, German, and Norwegian ancestry. Brie grew up in ...

4. Burn Gorman

Actor | Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

Burn Gorman was born on September 1, 1974 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Pinocchio (2022), The Dark Knight Rises (2012) and Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018). He has been married to Sarah Beard since July 2004. They have three children.

5. Jennifer Jason Leigh

Actress | The Hateful Eight

Jennifer Jason Leigh was born Jennifer Lee Morrow in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of writer Barbara Turner and actor Vic Morrow. Her father was of Russian Jewish descent and her mother was of Austrian Jewish ancestry. She is the sister of Carrie Ann Morrow and half-sister of actress Mina ...

6. Christina Applegate

Actress | Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

Christina Applegate was born in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, to record producer/executive Robert Applegate and singer-actress Nancy Priddy. Her parents split-up shortly after her birth. She has two half-siblings from her father's re-marriage - Alisa (b. October 10, 1977) and Kyle (b. July 15...

7. Katey Sagal

Actress | Futurama

An extremely gifted, versatile performer adept at both comedy and drama, actress/singer Katey Sagal became a household name in the late 1980s as the fabulously brazen, undomesticated Peg Bundy on the enduring Fox series Married... with Children (1987). During its lengthy run she received three ...

8. Katharine Ross

Actress | The Graduate

Katharine Juliet Ross was born January 29, 1940, in Hollywood, CA, to Katherine (née Mullen) and Dudley Tying Ross. Her father, who also worked as a reporter for the Associated Press, was a commander in the US Navy when she was born. His navy career shuttled the family around to Virginia, then Palo...

9. Rhonda Fleming

Actress | Out of the Past

A native-born Californian, Rhonda Fleming attended Beverly Hills public and private schools. Her father was Harold Cheverton Louis (1896-1951). Her mother, Effie Olivia Graham (1891-1985), was a famous model and actress in New York. She has a son (Kent Lane), two granddaughters (Kimberly and Kelly)...

10. Barbara Hershey

Actress | Black Swan

Barbara Hershey was born Barbara Lynn Herzstein in Hollywood, California, to Melrose (Moore) and Arnold Nathan Herzstein, a horse racing columnist. Her father, born in Manhattan, was from a Jewish family (from Hungary and Russia), and her mother, originally from Arkansas, had English and ...

11. Elizabeth Montgomery

Actress | Bewitched

Elizabeth Montgomery was born into show business. Her parents were screen actor Robert Montgomery and Broadway actress Elizabeth Allen. Elizabeth graduated from the Spence School in New York City and attended the Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. After three years' intensive training, she made ...

12. Pauly Shore

Actor | Bio-Dome

Stand-up comic Pauly Shore (né Paul Montgomery Shore) tasted super-stardom in 1990 when his precedent-setting MTV show Totally Pauly (1990) hit the airwaves to major fan approval. The show ran for four years, opening the door wide for him for television and film roles. In 1993, he wrote and starred...

13. Dean Stockwell

Actor | Quantum Leap

Dean Robert Stockwell grew up in North Hollywood, the son of Broadway performers Harry Stockwell and Elizabeth "Betty" Stockwell (née Veronica). His vaudevillian father was a replacement Curly in the original production of "Oklahoma!". He was also a decent tenor whose voice was used for the part of...

14. Noah Wyle

Actor | ER

Noah Wyle was born in Hollywood, California, to Marjorie (Speer), an orthopedic head nurse, and Stephen Wyle, an entrepreneur and electrical engineer. He is one of six children. His father's family was Russian Jewish. Noah had early support for his acting ambitions from his stepfather, film ...

15. Stefanie Powers

Actress | Hart to Hart

Stefanie Powers began her career as a teenager dancing for the Michele Paniaff Ballet Company and Jerome Robbins. At 16 she was put under contract to Columbia Pictures in the twilight of the Hollywood Studio System where she made 15 motion pictures and was loaned to United Artists for the John Wayne...

16. Corbin Bernsen

Actor | Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Corbin Bernsen made his initial mark on the seminal television series L.A. Law as opportunistic divorce lawyer "Arnie Becker" earning him multiple Emmy and Golden Globe nominations over the show's eight-year run. He proved along the way the role was not to be a dead-end stereotype, maintaining a ...

17. David Carradine

Actor | Kill Bill: Vol. 2

David Carradine was born in Hollywood, California, the eldest son of legendary character actor John Carradine, and his wife, Ardanelle Abigail (McCool). He was a member of an acting family that included brothers Keith Carradine and Robert Carradine as well as his daughters Calista Carradine and ...

18. Denise Crosby

Actress | Pet Sematary

Denise Michelle Crosby was born on November 24, 1957 in Hollywood, California. Denise graduated from Hollywood High School in 1975 and attended Cabrillo College in Santa Cruz where she enrolled in the Drama Department. Forming part of the extensive Crosby family dynasty, this striking leading ...

19. Lukas Haas

Actor | Inception

Lukas was born on April 16, 1976 in West Hollywood, California. His Texas-born mother, Emily Tracy, is a writer, and his German-born father, Berthold Haas, is an artist. He has twin brothers, Simon and Nikolai. It's widely noted that Lukas was discovered at the age of five by casting director ...

20. Beau Bridges

Actor | The Fabulous Baker Boys

Beau Bridges was born in Hollywood, and is the son of actor Lloyd Bridges and his wife, who was his college sweetheart, Dorothy Dean Bridges. Born just two days after the attack on Pearl Harbour, he was delivered by candlelight because of a power blackout. Named Lloyd Vernet Bridges III, his ...

21. Robert Carradine

Actor | Revenge of the Nerds

Robert Carradine was born on March 24, 1954 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Revenge of the Nerds (1984), Escape from L.A. (1996) and The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003). He was previously married to Edith (Edie) Mani.

22. Agnes Bruckner

Actress | Murder by Numbers

Agnes Bruckner was born on August 16, 1985 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Murder by Numbers (2002), Blood and Chocolate (2007) and Anna Nicole (2013).

23. Kathleen Hughes

Actress | Revenge

Kathleen Hughes was born on November 14, 1928 in Hollywood, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Revenge (1990), For Men Only (1952) and Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (1949). She was previously married to Stanley Rubin.

24. Jordan Ladd

Actress | Death Proof

Jordan Ladd was born on January 14, 1975 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Death Proof (2007), Cabin Fever (2002) and Never Been Kissed (1999). She was previously married to Conor O'Neill.

25. Katharine Towne

Actress | Mulholland Dr.

Katharine Towne was born on July 17, 1978 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Mulholland Drive (2001), Evolution (2001) and What Lies Beneath (2000). She was previously married to Charlie Hunnam.

26. Diane Baker

Actress | Marnie

Actress with a notable career in films and television. Born and raised in Hollywood, she moved to New York at eighteen to study acting with Charles Conrad and ballet with Nina Fonaroff. She continued her training in Los Angeles at the Estelle Harman Workshop, securing a contract with Twentieth ...

27. Yvette Mimieux

Actress | The Time Machine

An intelligent, slender leading lady of the 1960s and 70s, Yvette Carmen Mimieux was born in Hollywood, California, to Maria (Montemayor) and René Mimieux, an occasional movie extra. Her father was born in England, of French and German descent, and her mother was Mexican. While she was first ...

28. Wings Hauser

Actor | The Insider

The son of writer/producer/actor Dwight Hauser, who worked on (amongst many other projects) the classic "Whistler" radio series, and Geraldine Hauser (the daughter of author Tom Thieness), he raised a child as a single father, having arrived in Hollywood "with thirty dollars and a box of pampers" -...

29. Nia Peeples

Actress | Fame

FYI: I've written my own BIO. To be honest it felt more sincere than pretending like I hired some journalist to do a ton of research and come up with a non biased presentation. So here it goes.

Nia Peeples- What others have said: is an American actress, singer, dancer. For more than 30 years Nia has...

30. Michelle C. Bonilla

Actress | 9-1-1: Lone Star

Michelle is a proud Chicana born and raised in Hollywood, California. While no one in her family was "in the business", it certainly helped that she grew up next door to an original munchkin from The Wizard of Oz (1939). It was here where she learned about the magic of filmmaking, television, and ...

31. Dirk Blocker

Actor | Poltergeist

Dirk began working in film and television while he was still in high school and didn't look back until the early 2000's when he took some time off from his career and fulfilled a long held promise to his father to obtain his college degree. His dad, who passed away when Dirk was 14, valued an ...

32. Tony Dow

Actor | Leave It to Beaver

Tony Dow was born on April 13, 1945 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Leave It to Beaver (1957), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and Babylon 5 (1993). He has been married to Lauren Shulkind since June 16, 1980. They have one child. He was ...

33. Buck Taylor

Actor | Cowboys & Aliens

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum "Hall of Great Western Performers" Inductee, and Multi-Western Heritage Award Winner, most recently for roles in the critically acclaimed movie Hell or High Water (2016) (Outstanding Theatrical, 2017), The Road to Valhalla (2013) (Outstanding Documentary, ...

34. Karyn Parsons

Actress | Major Payne

Karyn Parsons decided to go into acting at the age of 13. She had her first TV role in the NBC drama The Bronx Zoo (1987), but she made her big break as Will Smith's cousin "Hilary Banks" on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990). During the show's six-year run, she starred in movies ...

35. Alex McKenna

Actress | Red Dead Redemption II

Alex McKenna was born on October 15, 1984 in Hollywood, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Red Dead Redemption II (2018), Code Black (2015) and Bear with Us (2016).

36. Aron Eisenberg

Actor | Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Aron Eisenberg was born on January 6, 1969 in Hollywood, California, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993), Star Trek: Voyager (1995) and Star Trek Online (2010). He was married to Malissa Longo. He died on September 21, 2019 in the USA.

37. Bart Johnson

Actor | High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Bart Johnson was born on December 13, 1970 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008), High School Musical (2006) and The Run. He has been married to Robyn Lively since September 25, 1999. They have three children.

38. Jan Smithers

Actress | WKRP in Cincinnati

One of four girls, Smithers was raised in the comfortable San Fernando Valley suburb of Woodland Hills just north of Los Angeles, CA. Her father was an attorney. While studying art at Taft High School, Smithers swerved her automobile to avoid hitting another driver and ran into a telephone pole. ...

39. Brenda Benet

Actress | Walking Tall

Brenda Benet, born Brenda Ann Nelson in Los Angeles, California, on August 14, 1945, was a classic example of the modern-day Hollywood tragedy. As a television actress with good dramatic scope, she managed to piece together a wide and impressive portfolio of guest shots in a career spanning just ...

40. Leif Garrett

Actor | The Outsiders

Born on November 8, 1961 in Hollywood, California, Leif grew up in a world of showbiz and got his first taste of acting in the blockbuster film, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969) playing the son of Elliott Gould and Dyan Cannon, though he was uncredited. Then he was a frequent guest in ...

41. Wendie Jo Sperber

Actress | Back to the Future

Though she was known best for drawing laughs as whiny, excitable characters throughout her raucous film and TV career, actress/comedienne Wendie Jo Sperber showed a brave, compassionate and humane side in the last years of her life.

The California girl was born on September 15, 1958, in Los Angeles ...

42. John Derek

Actor | The Ten Commandments

John Derek was born on August 12, 1926 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The Ten Commandments (1956), Ghosts Can't Do It (1989) and Bolero (1984). He was married to Bo Derek, Linda Evans, Ursula Andress and Pati Behrs. He died on May 22, 1998 in ...

43. Branden Williams

Actor | Halloween H20: 20 Years Later

Branden Williams was born on October 13, 1974 in Hollywood, California, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998), Mean Creek (2004) and Mystery Men (1999).

44. Darryl Hickman

Actor | Network

Although younger brother Dwayne Hickman (born 1934) is probably the better-remembered sibling today with his cult following as TV's favorite lovestruck teenager Dobie Gillis and a few "Beach Party" films, it is Darryl Hickman who is certainly the more prolific brother in the movies. At one time, he...

45. John Lasseter

Writer | Toy Story 2

Although born in Hollywood, John and his twin sister Johanna were raised in Whittier near Los Angeles. His parents were Jewell Mae (Risley), an art teacher, and Paul Eual Lasseter, a parts manager at a Chevrolet dealership. His mother's profession contributed to his interest in animation and ...

46. Jay North

Actor | Dennis the Menace

Jay North will forever be remembered for giving TV life to the popular comic strip hellion Dennis the Menace (1959). Humanizing this little tornado would not only be his treasure, it would be his torment.

Jay was born Jay Waverly North, Jr. on August 3, 1951, in Los Angeles, and started off on the ...

47. Bradley Gregg

Actor | Stand by Me

Bradley Gregg is an American actor, director, writer, and producer. Gregg's first film was the 1985 movie Explorers, but his big role came in 1986 in the hit drama film Stand by Me as Eyeball Chambers, the older brother of River Phoenix's character (Gregg and Phoenix had both appeared previously in...

48. Katherine Kelly Lang

Actress | The Bold and the Beautiful

Katherine Kelly Lang is one of three children in a show business family. Her parents are Olympic long-jump skier Keith Wegeman and actress Judy Lang; her grandfather was Academy Award-winning cinematographer Charles Lang. Born and raised in Hollywood, California, Lang graduated from Beverly Hills ...

49. Jade Tailor

Writer | Within the Silence

Jade Tailor is most known for playing the role of "Kady" in five seasons of the SyFy series "The Magicians." The show is based on Lev Grossman's best-selling book trilogy, centering around Brakebills University, a secret institution specializing in magic. Tailor appeared in the TNT series "Murder ...

50. Lucie Arnaz

Actress | The Jazz Singer

Lucie Arnaz was born on July 17, 1951 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for The Jazz Singer (1980), Here's Lucy (1968) and Smoking Nonsmoking (2011). She has been married to Laurence Luckinbill since June 22, 1980. They have three children. She was ...


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