Birth Place Matching "Honolulu, Hawaii, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Jason Momoa
Actor | Aquaman
Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa was born on August 1, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is the son of Coni (Lemke), a photographer, and Joseph Momoa, a painter. His father is of Native Hawaiian and Samoan descent; and his mother, who is from Iowa, is of German, Irish, and Native American ancestry. Jason ...
Actress | Moulin Rouge!
Elegant Nicole Kidman, known as one of Hollywood's top Australian imports, was actually born in Honolulu, Hawaii, while her Australian parents were there on educational visas.
Kidman is the daughter of Janelle Ann (Glenny), a nursing instructor, and Antony David Kidman, a biochemist and clinical ...
3. Maggie Q
Actress | Divergent
Margaret Denise Quigley was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to a father of Polish and Irish descent (originally based in New York) and a Vietnamese mother. Her parents met during the Vietnam War. Maggie has two older half-siblings from her mother's previous marriage, and two older sisters. The family ...
Actor | Justified
From Timothy Olyphant's first screen appearances, such as his two-minute bit in The First Wives Club (1996), to "Nicko", whose presence at times dwarfed the island in A Perfect Getaway (2009), he has been a force to be reckoned with.
Born in Hawaii, Timothy David Olyphant was raised in Modesto, ...
Actress | Battlefield Earth
Kelly Preston was born on October 13, 1962 in Honolulu, Hawaii. A talented and captivating performer, she first garnered international attention with her role as "Marnie Mason" in Ivan Reitman's Twins (1988), starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito. With her diverse character portrayals in ...
Actress | Gilmore Girls
Lauren Graham was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Donna Grant and Lawrence Graham, a candy industry lobbyist. Her father was from New York and her mother was from the American South, and Lauren has Irish, English, and Scottish ancestry. She grew up in Northern Virginia, USA (Fairfax, Arlington, and ...
8. Kelly Hu
Actress | The Scorpion King
On February 13th, 1968, a girl of Chinese, English, and Hawaiian ancestry was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her father, Herbert, was a salesman and her mother, Juanita, worked many odd jobs to help support the family. She has one older brother, Glenn. She is a former Miss Teen USA, and modeled in Japan...
11. Tia Carrere
Actress | Wayne's World
Tia Carrere was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. While attending Sacred Hearts Academy, Tia was discovered in a Waikiki grocery store and landed the female lead in the independent film Aloha Summer. Tia moved to Los Angeles and continued her ascent in the acting world with a series regular role on General...
12. Shannyn Sossamon
Actress | Wristcutters: A Love Story
Shannyn Sossamon is an American actress and director. She is of Irish, French, Dutch, Hawaiian-Filipino, German and English ancestry. Growing up in Reno, Nevada, Sossamon spent most of her youth at a local dance studio. After graduating high school, at age 17, she decided to move to Los Angeles, ...
13. Erin Gray
Actress | Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
Erin Gray was born on January 7, 1950 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Gray moved with her family from Hawaii to California when she was eight years old and graduated from Pacific Palisades High School. She was fifteen when a chance meeting with Nina Blanchard, head of one of Hollywood's top model agencies, ...
14. Mark Dacascos
Actor | Le pacte des loups
Mark Dacascos is an actor, director, martial artist, and television personality. Whether seen on the big screen or small, playing the good guy or the bad, Mark has been making audience stand up and take notice for many years.
This May, Mark will be seen in highly anticipated film John Wick: Chapter ...
15. Bette Midler
Soundtrack | The First Wives Club
Multi Grammy Award-winning singer/comedienne/author Bette Midler has also proven herself to be a very capable actress in a string of both dramatic and comedic roles. Midler was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on December 1, 1945. She is the daughter of Ruth (Schindel), a seamstress, and Fred Midler, a ...
Soundtrack | Moana
Nicole Scherzinger was born on June 29 in Honolulu, and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. While attending a performing arts high school, she won the Coca-Cola Classic Talent Contest and performed in many plays at The Actors Theatre of Louisville. She then furthered her studies majoring in theater ...
19. Tahj Mowry
Actor | Smart Guy
Tahj Mowry, born in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, is known for playing the young prodigy on the Disney sitcom, Smart Guy (1997). He is the son of Darlene Renee (Flowers), who eventually ended up managing the siblings' early career, and Timothy John Mowry, a police officer and a veteran of the war. His ...
20. Angelique Cabral
Actress | Life in Pieces
Angelique Cabral was born on January 28, 1979 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Life in Pieces (2015), Enlisted (2014) and Friends with Benefits (2011). She has been married to Jason Osborn since July 20, 2013. They have two children.
21. Teilor Grubbs
Actress | Hawaii Five-0
Born in Hawaii, Teilor began her career early in her homeland when at eight years old she booked her very first audition for "Hawaii 5-0." The show went on for 10 seasons. Her character, Grace, become a fan favorite as they watched her grow up right in front of their eyes.
She adored being raised on...
22. Austin Peck
Actor | Chicago Fire
Austin Peck was born on April 9, 1971 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Jeffrey Austin Peck. He is an actor, known for Chicago Fire (2012), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and Days of Our Lives (1965). He has been married to Terri Conn since July 1, 2011. They have two children. He was ...
23. Anthony Ruivivar
Actor | Starship Troopers
Anthony Ruivivar was born on November 4, 1970 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Anthony Michael Ruivivar. He is an actor and producer, known for Starship Troopers (1997), Tropic Thunder (2008) and Third Watch (1999). He has been married to Yvonne Jung since January 4, 1998. They have two children.
24. Titus Makin Jr.
Actor | Star-Crossed
Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Titus always knew in his heart that he was meant to be in show business. Throughout his childhood, he was frequently relocated due to his father's military service, but being able to travel so much had an advantage as Titus was exposed to all forms of entertainment. Titus ...
25. Karen Steele
Actress | Star Trek
Karen Steele was born on March 20, 1931, in Honolulu, Hawaii. A former cover girl and model, she was one of the most strikingly beautiful actresses to ever work in film and television. She went to the University of Hawaii and to Rollins College in Florida before gracing our film screens with her ...
26. Darin Brooks
Actor | Blue Mountain State
Darin Brooks was born on May 27, 1984 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Darin Lee Brooks. He is an actor and producer, known for Blue Mountain State (2010), Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland (2016) and The Bold and the Beautiful (1987). He has been married to Kelly Kruger since March 21, 2016. ...
29. Don Stroud
Actor | Licence to Kill
The younger son of vaudeville great Clarence Stroud (of the Stroud Twins) and singer Ann McCormack, who toured the world with Frank Sinatra, Don Stroud grew up on the beach in Honolulu, Hawaii, where his stepfather, Paul Livermore, and his mother, Ann, owned and operated the popular Embers ...
33. Taylor Wily
Actor | Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Taylor Wily (Teila Tuli) has the distinction of competing in the first bout held in Ultimate Fighting Championship (2000) or UFC. Wily was a sumo wrestler when UFC was created to determine the best style of fighting. Wily fought Gerard Gordeau at UFC 1: The Beginning (1993) where he quickly lost. ...
34. Maile Flanagan
Actress | Lab Rats
Maile Flanagan won an Emmy for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks (2003) in 2006.
She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. She lived in Bangkok, Nurnberg and Munich, and then attended Boston College. After Boston College, she was in the improv comedy ...
36. Carrie Ann Inaba
Self | Dancing with the Stars
Carrie Ann Inaba was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. She is of Japanese, Chinese, and Irish ancestry, and is the youngest of two children. Carrie Ann grew up dancing the hula (native Hawaiian dance) and other dance forms. She also played the piano and violin and sang in the choir. She ...
38. James Shigeta
Actor | Die Hard
Hawaiian-born James Shigeta was, for a time, the biggest East Asian U.S. star the country had known for decades. His up-and-down career reflected the country's changing interest in films with East Asian themes, but, when called upon, he filled both A-movie starring roles and minor T.V. guest ...
Actor | Last Action Hero
Built like the proverbial Patton tank, Professor Toru Tanaka was arguably the successor to Harold Sakata as the archetypal Asian henchman who possessed incredible strength, and clobbered those foolish enough to tangle with him. Born Charles Kalani, he was a successful wrestler and served for over ...
42. Barack Obama
Producer | Exit West
U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama II was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. His mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, was a white American from Wichita, Kansas. His father, Barack Obama Sr., who was black, was from Alego, Kenya. They were both young college students at the University of Hawaii. When his father left...
45. Meg Wyllie
Actress | The Last Starfighter
Meg Wyllie was born on February 15, 1917 in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, USA [now Hawaii, USA] as Margaret Gillespie Wyllie. She was an actress, known for The Last Starfighter (1984), Marnie (1964) and Dragnet (1987). She died on January 1, 2002 in Glendale, California, USA.
46. Stacy Kamano
Actress | Baywatch
With a unique and exotic look, Stacy Kamano makes a stunning addition to the "Baywatch Hawaii" cast this season as local Hawaii lifeguard "Kekoa Tanaka." Since childhood, Stacy has spent considerable time behind the camera as a successful model and actress. Born and raised in Honolulu, Stacy comes ...
50. Misti Traya
Actress | How I Met Your Mother
Misti was student body president of the prestigious all girls school, Marlborough, in Los Angeles, California. She graduated in 1999, then headed to New York where she studied creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College. She graduated with a BA in May of 2003.