Birth Place Matching "Jackson, Mississippi, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Candice Patton

Actress | The Flash

Raised in Plano, Texas, Candice continued her childhood dream of becoming an actress by attending Southern Methodist University in Dallas where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.F.A in Theatre. It was here that she was scouted by The Young and the Restless for a CBS Soap Star Contest and flew ...

2. Tig Notaro

Actress | One Mississippi

Tig Notaro was born on March 24, 1971 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Mathilde Notaro. She is an actress and writer, known for One Mississippi (2015), Instant Family (2018) and Walk of Shame (2014). She has been married to Stephanie Allynne since October 24, 2015. They have two children.

3. M.C. Gainey

Actor | Con Air

M.C. Gainey was born on January 18, 1948 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Mike Connor Gainey. He is an actor and producer, known for Con Air (1997), Stolen (2012) and Breakdown (1997). He has been married to Kim since May 2, 2002.

4. Daniel Curtis Lee

Actor | Glee

Daniel Curtis Lee, also known as Dan Curtis Lee, started his acting career at the age of seven in his hometown of Clinton, Mississippi. However, it was not until three years later in Long Beach, California, that he got his first principal role in a Hollywood feature film, Friday After Next Friday ...

5. Tom Lester

Actor | Benji

Born in Jackson, Mississippi. He was brought up on his grandfather's farm, shucking corn, fishing, hunting, and picking cotton. He graduated from the University of Mississippi, majoring in Chemistry. He taught science and biology at a school in Purcell, Oklahoma, before moving to Hollywood. Lester ...

6. Geneva Carr

Actress | It's Complicated

Theater, film and television actress, Geneva Carr, was born in Jackson, Mississippi and lived in Michigan and the Carolinas before moving to Atlanta, where she graduated high school. Following graduation from Mount Holyoke College with a degree in French, she moved to Paris. There, she earned an ...

7. LeAnn Rimes

Soundtrack | Coyote Ugly

LeAnn started singing at age 3, and has sold over 20 million records since. She was born August 28, 1982 in Jackson, Mississippi. By age 7, LeAnn made her stage debut in a Dallas musical production of "A Christmas Carol". Later, she would sing "The Star Spangled Banner" to open Dallas Cowboys ...

8. Tate Taylor

Director | The Help

Tate Taylor was born on June 3, 1969 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Help (2011), Winter's Bone (2010) and Pretty Ugly People (2008).

9. Simbi Kali

Actress | 3rd Rock from the Sun

Simbi Kali was born on April 28, 1971 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress, known for 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996), We Were Soldiers (2002) and Martin (1992). She was previously married to Cress Williams.

10. Cynthia Geary

Actress | Northern Exposure

Cynthia Geary was born on March 21, 1965 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress, known for Northern Exposure (1990), 8 Seconds (1994) and The Awakening (1995). She has been married to Robert Coron since October 1, 1994. They have two children.

11. Faith Hill

Actress | The Stepford Wives

Faith Hill was born on September 21, 1967 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Audrey Faith Perry. She is a producer, known for The Stepford Wives (2004), Pearl Harbor (2001) and Practical Magic (1998). She has been married to Tim McGraw since October 6, 1996. They have three children. She was ...

12. Kit Williamson

Actor | Mad Men

Kit Williamson began his career on Broadway, appearing in the Tony-nominated revival of Eric Bogosian's "Talk Radio" while he was still an undergraduate acting student at Fordham University. He has since branched out to film and television, and is currently pursuing his masters of fine arts in ...

13. Thomas Harris

Writer | The Silence of the Lambs

Thomas Harris was born in 1940 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He was raised in the town of Rich where his father worked as a farmer. He earned his bachelor's degree in English from Baylor University in Texas in 1964. While attending school, he also worked for the local newspaper.

After graduating, ...

14. Byron Thames

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Byron Thames moved to Los Angeles from New Orleans with his mother when he was 8 years old. At age 11, he began acting classes and was hired to do his first television series, Father Murphy (1981). He worked with Michael Landon on this show for 2 seasons and then went on to do other films and TV ...

15. Amanda Ward

Actress | Chasing the White Dragon

Amanda Ward is a model/actress born January 20, 1983 in Brandon, Mississippi. She moved to Hollywood, California at the age of 19 to pursue a career. Voted ScreamQueen of the Year at the Modesto Film Festival in 2009, she has had success in the SCI-FI and Indie horror film world with films like ...

16. Cat Cora

Actress | SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D Ride

Cat Cora was raised in a small Greek community in Jackson, Mississippi, by a family who held strongly to their Greek and Southern heritage. Both her grandfather, father, and godfather were restaurateurs and, by the time she was fifteen, she had already presented a business plan to them for her very...

17. Kimberly Perry

Actress | Redemption

Kimberly Perry was born on July 12, 1983 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Kimberly Marie Perry. She has been married to J.P. Arencibia since June 12, 2014.

18. Lauren Jones

Actress | The Expendables

Lauren Jones was born on August 27, 1982 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress, known for The Expendables (2010), Guiding Light (1952) and The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie (2005).

19. Kelly Brown

Actor | Daddy Long Legs

Kelly Brown was born on September 24, 1928 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor, known for Daddy Long Legs (1955), Oklahoma! (1955) and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954). He was married to Isabel Mirrow Brown. He died on March 13, 1981 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

20. John Reynolds

Actor | Manos: The Hands of Fate

John Reynolds was born on September 15, 1941 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as John Markward Reynolds Jr. He was an actor, known for Manos: The Hands of Fate (1966). He died on October 16, 1966 in El Paso, Texas, USA.

21. John Fortenberry

Director | A Night at the Roxbury

John Fortenberry was born in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as John Wesley Fortenberry. He is a director and producer, known for A Night at the Roxbury (1998), Arrested Development (2003) and Galavant (2015). He has been married to Danelle Black since January 5, 1999.

22. Missy Cleveland

Actress | Blow Out

Luscious petite blonde knockout Missy Cleveland was born Amanda Hodges Cleveland on December 25, 1959 in Jackson, Mississippi. Cleveland was the daughter of Becky and Sam Hodges and had two sisters and three brothers. Missy was a contestant in the Little Miss Mississippi Pageant at age 10. She ...

23. Angie Thomas

Producer | The Hate U Give

Angie Thomas was born, raised, and still resides in Jackson, Mississippi as indicated by her accent. She is a former teen rapper whose greatest accomplishment was an article about her in Right-On Magazine with a picture included. She holds a BFA in Creative Writing from Belhaven University and an ...

24. Ernestine Wade

Actress | The Amos 'n Andy Show

Ernestine Wade was born on August 7, 1906 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She was an actress, known for The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951), The Guns of Fort Petticoat (1957) and Playhouse 90 (1956). She died on April 15, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

25. Michael Bonvillain

Cinematographer | Zombieland

Michael Bonvillain was born in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is known for his work on Zombieland (2009), Cloverfield (2008) and American Ultra (2015).

26. Laurie Williams

Self | The Silver Foxes 2: Shape Up America

Laurie Williams was born on September 24, 1922 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Laura McLaurin Janin. She was married to Robert Fitzgerald Williams and William Musgrave. She died on September 4, 2001 in Tiburon, California, USA.

27. Carl Byrd

Actor | Star Trek

Carl Byrd was born on August 10, 1935 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor, known for Star Trek (1966), Telefon (1977) and Mission: Impossible (1966).

28. Beth Henley

Writer | Crimes of the Heart

Beth Henley was born on May 8, 1952 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Elizabeth Becker Henley. She is a writer and actress, known for Crimes of the Heart (1986), True Stories (1986) and Miss Firecracker (1989).

29. Don Dowe

Actor | Bruce Almighty

Don Dowe was born on October 14, 1961 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is known for his work on Bruce Almighty (2003), Battle of the Sexes (2017) and Eddie Presley (1992).

30. Jimmy Hart

Actor | WCW Monday Nitro

American professional wrestling manager, booker, composer and promoter from Memphis, Tennessee. He was a member of the 1960s band The Gentrys, best known for their hit "Keep On Dancing." He started his career in 1974 after being brought into the business by Jerry Lawler, Memphis' top star. He ...

31. Deenie Castleberry

Actress | Raspberry & Lavender

Deenie Castleberry was born on January 17, 1981 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress, known for Raspberry & Lavender (2004), Bunko (2007) and iCarly (2007).

32. Richard Ford

Writer | Wildlife

Richard Ford was born on February 16, 1944 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is a writer, known for Wildlife (2018), Bright Angel (1990) and Raymond Carver: Dreams Are What You Wake Up From (1989). He has been married to Kristina Hensley since 1968.

33. John William Galt

Actor | Forrest Gump

John William Galt was born on April 4, 1940 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Forrest Gump (1994), JFK (1991) and Problem Child (1990).

34. Cassandra Wilson

Soundtrack | The Score

Cassandra Wilson was born on December 4, 1955 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She was previously married to Isaach De Bankolé.

35. Jack Cheatham

Actor | Men of San Quentin

Jack Cheatham was born on December 28, 1894 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as John Preston Cheatham. He was an actor, known for Men of San Quentin (1942), The Fighting Pilot (1935) and Skybound (1935). He died on March 30, 1971 in La Mirada, California, USA.

36. Ashley Leilani

Stunts | All-Star Weekend

Ashley Leilani was born on June 13, 1988 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Ashley Nicole Williams. She is known for her work on All-Star Weekend, Making Babies (2018) and Wolves at the Door (2016).

38. Julie Ann Doan

Actress | Get Out

Julie Ann Doan was born on November 19, 1958 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Julie Ann Jones. She is an actress, known for Get Out (2017), Barefoot (2014) and A Madea Christmas (2013). She has been married to Cannon Doan since April 20, 1985. They have two children.

39. Jamaa Fanaka

Director | Welcome Home Brother Charles

Jamaa Fanaka was born on September 6, 1942 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Walter Gordon. He was a director and writer, known for Welcome Home Brother Charles (1975), Street Wars (1991) and Penitentiary II (1982). He died on April 1, 2012 in South Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA.

40. Biff Warren

Actor | Where the Buffalo Roam

Biff Warren was born on December 9, 1955 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as William Wayne Warren. He was an actor, known for Where the Buffalo Roam (1980), The Streets of San Francisco (1972) and As the World Turns (1956). He was married to Phyllis. He died on September 26, 1993.

41. Barry Barclay

Production Manager | Forced Move

Barry Barclay was born in 1970 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is a production manager and producer, known for Forced Move (2016), Summer of 84 (2018) and 3:10 to Yuma (2007).

42. Orion Pitts

Actor | Akatsuki no Yona

Orion Pitts was born on March 18, 1980 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor, known for Yona of the Dawn (2014), Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash (2016) and Black Clover (2017).

43. Nathaniel Lee Jr.

Actor | My Dog Skip

In 1998, Nathaniel made his screen acting debut in the feature film My Dog Skip as the character, Sammy, alongside Frankie Muniz (Fox's Malcolm in the Middle), Luke Wilson(Legally Blonde 2001) , & Kevin Bacon (Tremors 1990). Soon after, he appeared in O Brother, Where Art Thou?, a blockbuster hit ...

44. Cindy Meehl

Producer | Buck

Cindy Meehl founded Cedar Creek Productions, LLC in 2008 specifically to make the documentary BUCK about the legendary Buck Brannaman. Coming from an artistic background of fine art and fashion design in New York City, she felt that the best way to communicate the story of this master horseman with...

46. Wilson Lahti Schlamme

Director | Escaping Grey

Wilson Lahti Schlamme was born on July 5, 1988 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is a director and producer, known for Escaping Grey (2008), 9mm Brush (2009) and Bristow (2011).

47. Logan Ramsey

Self | The Battle of Midway

Logan Ramsey was born on February 26, 1898 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Logan Carlisle Ramsey. He was married to Harriet Lillian Kilmartin. He died on September 26, 1972 in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA.

48. Ken Blakey

Cinematographer | The 4th Tenor

Los Angeles based Director of Photography working exclusively in the independent feature world. Started career in San Francisco as a corporate/commercial shooter and then moved into fashion and glamor as both still photographer and cinematographer. Prolific body of work with Action/Adventure and ...

49. Dorsey Carson

Actor | Texas Red

Dorsey Carson was born on August 12, 1971 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor, known for Texas Red, If These Porches Could Talk (2019) and Cornbread Cosa Nostra (2018). He has been married to Susan Hays Carson since April 7, 2000.

50. Eudora Welty

Writer | American Playhouse

Eudora Welty was born on April 13, 1909 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Eudora Alice Welty. She was a writer, known for American Playhouse (1981), A Worn Path (1994) and Masterpiece Classic (1971). She died on July 23, 2001 in Jackson.


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