Birth Place Matching "Jackson, Mississippi, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Anna Grace Barlow
Actress | The Big Leap
Anna Grace Barlow was born in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. Anna Grace is an actor and producer, known for The Big Leap (2021), Grey's Anatomy (2005) and Big Sky (2020).
2. Tig Notaro
Actress | One Mississippi
Tig Notaro is an American stand-up comedian, writer, radio contributor, and actress. Her acclaimed album Live was nominated in 2014 for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. The special Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted was nominated in 2016 at the 68th ...
3. 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 was previously married to Robert Coron.
4. Faith Hill
Actress | The Stepford Wives
Audrey Faith McGraw known professionally as Faith Hill, is an American singer, actress and record producer. She is one of the most successful country music artists of all time, having sold more than 40 million albums worldwide. Hill's first two albums, Take Me as I Am (1993) and It Matters to Me (...
5. 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 ...
6. M.C. Gainey
Actor | Club Dread
M.C. Gainey was born on January 18, 1948 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Club Dread (2004), Wild Hogs (2007) and The Dukes of Hazzard (2005). He has been married to Kim since May 2, 2002.
7. 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 ...
8. 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 ...
9. Tate Taylor
Producer | Get on Up
Tate Taylor was born on June 3, 1969 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Get on Up (2014), The Help (2011) and The Girl on the Train (2016).
10. 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 ...
11. Simbi Kali
Actress | 3rd Rock from the Sun
Simbi Kali was born in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. Simbi is an actress, known for playing Nina on the hit TV show 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996), We Were Soldiers (2002) and Detroit: Become Human (2018). Simbi was married to Cress Williams, but the couple have since been divorced having 2 children.
12. Byron Thames
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 ...
13. 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 Wonder Showzen (2000).
Actress | K.C. Undercover
Trinitee Stokes is an actress best known from starring on Disney Channel's live-action series "K.C. Undercover," for 3 seasons. Stokes starred as Judy, a no-nonsense tween, and youngest child in the Cooper family who was actually a sophisticated humanoid robot. She brought sass, attitude and energy...
15. 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, ...
16. Kit Williamson
Actor | Mad Men
Kit Williamson is an actor, filmmaker and internet person, best known for playing Ed Gifford on the final two seasons of AMC's Mad Men. He is the creator and star of the Emmy-nominated web series EastSiders, which is now streaming worldwide on Netflix, translated into more than two dozen languages....
17. John Reynolds
Actor | Manos: The Hands of Fate
John Reynolds was born on September 15, 1941 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor, known for Manos: The Hands of Fate (1966). He died on October 16, 1966 in El Paso, Texas, USA.
18. Sheilah Wells
Actress | The Blues Brothers
Sheilah Wells was born on August 23, 1941 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress, known for The Blues Brothers (1980), Island of the Lost (1967) and The Green Hornet (1966). She was previously married to Phil Proctor, Fred Beir and Dr. Carl Herman Almond.
19. John Fortenberry
Director | Arrested Development
John Fortenberry was born in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is known for Arrested Development (2003), A Night at the Roxbury (1998) and Galavant (2015). He has been married to Danelle Black since January 5, 1999.
20. Kimberly Perry
Actress | Redemption
Kimberly Perry was born on July 12, 1983 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress and composer, known for Redemption (2004), American Idol (2002) and If I Die Young (2010). She has been married to Johnny Costello since June 17, 2021. She was previously married to JP Arencibia.
21. Amanda Ward
Actress | Jedi Camp
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 ...
22. Jimmy Hart
Actor | Thunder in Paradise
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 ...
23. Deenie Castleberry
Actress | When the Trash Man Knocks
Deenie Castleberry was born on January 17, 1981 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress, known for When the Trash Man Knocks, Raspberry & Lavender (2004) and Bunko (2007).
24. 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 ...
25. Cat Cora
Actress | Iron Chef America: Supreme Cuisine
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...
26. John William Galt
Actor | JFK
John William Galt was born on April 4, 1940 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for JFK (1991), Problem Child (1990) and Forrest Gump (1994). He died on January 29, 2022.
27. 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 ...
28. 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), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) and Oklahoma! (1955). He was previously married to Isabel Mirrow Brown. He died on March 13, 1981 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
29. 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.
30. Jamaa Fanaka
Director | Welcome Home Brother Charles
Jamaa Fanaka was born on September 6, 1942 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He was a director and writer, known for Welcome Home Brother Charles (1975), Street Wars (1991) and Penitentiary (1979). He died on April 1, 2012 in South Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA.
31. Michael Bonvillain
Cinematographer | Cloverfield
Michael Bonvillain was born in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is known for Cloverfield (2008), Westworld (2016) and Peacemaker (2022).
32. Biff Warren
Actor | Where the Buffalo Roam
Biff Warren was born on December 9, 1955 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. 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 previously married to Phyllis. He died on September 26, 1993.
33. Cassandra Wilson
Soundtrack | The Score
Cassandra Wilson was born on December 4, 1955 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress and composer, known for The Score (2001), Junior (1994) and My Blueberry Nights (2007). She was previously married to Isaach De Bankolé.
34. Beth Henley
Writer | Crimes of the Heart
Beth Henley was born on May 8, 1952 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She is a writer and actress, known for Crimes of the Heart (1986), True Stories (1986) and Playing on Air (2012).
35. Lee Gilmore
Sound Department | Dune: Part One
Lee Gilmore was born on May 22, 1978 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is known for Dune (2021), Blade Runner 2049 (2017) and Prey (2022).
36. Dorothy Moore
Soundtrack | Phenomenon
Soul and R&B singer Dorothy Moore was born on October 13, 1946, in Jackson, Mississippi. She's the daughter of JB and Mary Mance and was raised by her great-grandmother. Dorothy's mother discovered that she had a vibrato in her voice at age three. She began singing with her church choir at age five...
37. Julie Ann Jones
Actress | Get Out
Proud to hail from the Mississippi Delta having grown up in Hollandale, Mississippi (the town name was derived from her family name of "Holland"). She has two children (a son and a daughter), known by "Honey " to her grandchildren, and two older sisters. At 51, she decided to add actor to her ...
38. Don Dowe
Actor | Bruce Almighty
Don Dowe was born on October 14, 1961 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor, known for Bruce Almighty (2003), Battle of the Sexes (2017) and Eddie Presley (1992).
39. Ashley Leilani
Actress | Making Babies
Ashley Leilani was born in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress, known for Making Babies (2018), All-Star Weekend and Wolves at the Door (2016).
40. Meg Weidner
Actress | A Nice Girl Like You
Meg Weidner was born in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. Meg is an actor and writer, known for A Nice Girl Like You (2020), Best Mom (2018) and Mission Disconnect (2016). Meg has been married to Alex Weidner since 2005. They have one child.
41. Angie Thomas
Writer | 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 ...
42. Orion Pitts
Actor | Meitantei Conan
Orion Pitts was born on March 18, 1980 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor, known for Detective Conan (1996), Afterlost: Where I End and You Begin (2019) and Yona of the Dawn (2014).
43. Jon Smith
Transportation Department | The 5th Wave
Jon Smith was born on September 2, 1982 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is known for The 5th Wave (2016), Black Panther (2018) and Logan (2017). He has been married to Nicci Smith since December 30, 2011. They have one child.
44. Laurie Williams
Self | The Silver Foxes 2: Shape Up America
Laurie Williams was born on September 24, 1922 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She was previously married to Robert Fitzgerald Williams and William Musgrave. She died on September 4, 2001 in Tiburon, California, USA.
45. Alessio Rigo de Righi
Director | Re Granchio
Alessio Rigo de Righi was born on August 1, 1986 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is a director and writer, known for The Tale of King Crab (2021), Belva nera (2013) and Il solengo (2015).
46. Carl Byrd
Actor | Star Trek
Carl Byrd was born on August 10, 1935 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor, known for Star Trek (1966), Mission: Impossible (1966) and Telefon (1977). He died on February 7, 2001 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
47. Christie Ricci
Actress | Wrestlicious Takedown
Christie Ricci was born on November 11, 1982 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress, known for Wrestlicious Takedown (2010), Women's Extreme Wrestling: Nude Submission (2010) and Ballerina I'm Not (2017).
48. Tom Rice
Producer | The Way Way Back
Tom Rice was born on November 12, 1973 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He is a producer, known for The Way Way Back (2013), Begin Again (2013) and Mississippi Grind (2015).
49. Jack Cheatham
Actor | A Fig Leaf for Eve
Jack Cheatham was born on December 28, 1894 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor, known for A Fig Leaf for Eve (1944), Men of San Quentin (1942) and Skybound (1935). He died on March 30, 1971 in La Mirada, California, USA.
50. Willie Morris
Writer | My Dog Skip
Willie Morris was a versatile writer of both fiction and nonfiction, who often drew upon his experiences in the South to reflect on the controversial issues of his time. Born in Jackson, Mississippi, but raised in Yazoo City, about an hour's drive north, Willie Morris was born into a family of ...