Birth Place Matching "Louisville, Kentucky, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Jennifer Lawrence

Actress | The Hunger Games

Was the highest-paid actress in the world in 2015 and 2016. With her films grossing over $5.5 billion worldwide, Jennifer Lawrence is often cited as the most successful actress of her generation. She is also thus far the only person born in the 1990s to have won an acting Oscar.

Jennifer Shrader ...

2. Sean Young

Actress | Blade Runner

Mary Sean Young was born on November 20, 1959 in Louisville, Kentucky. She is the daughter of Lee Guthrie (née Mary Lee Kane), an Emmy-nominated producer, screenwriter, public relations executive, and journalist, and Donald Young, Jr., an Emmy award winning television news producer and journalist. ...

3. Jennifer Carpenter

Actress | Dexter

Jennifer was born in Kentucky. Her mother is Catherine Mitchell and her father is Robert Carpenter.

She attended St. Raphael the Archangel and then Sacred Heart Academy. During her last two years of high school, she studied drama at the Walden Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky. She then trained at the ...

4. Sarah Wright

Actress | American Made

This Kentucky native began her career in her home state and abroad in Europe, singing with The Kentucky Ambassadors of Music. Sarah attended Seneca High School in Kentucky. Discovered by a modeling agent, Sarah moved to Chicago where her career took off.

In 2011, Wright began a recurring role in the...

5. Maggie Lawson

Actress | Gamer

Maggie Lawson was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. When she was eight, she began appearing in local community and dinner theater productions, and at 10, she earned an on-air commercial gig at a Louisville TV station, which soon led to a steady six-year role as a TV personality who filed ...

6. Josh Dallas

Actor | Thor

Josh Dallas was born in Louisville Kentucky. At the age of sixteen, Josh received the Sarah Exley Scholarship, a full ride scholarship given to one American student every three years to study acting at the prestigious "Mountview Conservatoire for the Performing Arts" in London, England. As an actor...

7. Ashley Eckstein

Actress | Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Ashley was born in Louisville, Kentucky but was raised in Orlando, Florida. Often playing the antagonist, Ashley played Muffy, the popular nemesis on That's So Raven. Besides acting, Ashley loves to design and make clothes. Ashley's parents are Tony and Sharon Drane. She also has three siblings, ...

8. Chris Coy

Actor | The Deuce

Chris Coy was born on May 1, 1986 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He is an actor, known for The Deuce (2017), The Front Runner (2018) and Detroit (2017). He has been married to Alice Coy since 2011. They have two children.

9. Jess Weixler

Actress | Teeth

Jess Weixler is an American actress. She played Dawn O'Keefe in the comedy-horror film Teeth and Jordan in the comedy The Big Bad Swim. Weixler graduated in 1999 from Atherton High School in Louisville, Kentucky, where she also attended the Walden Theatre Conservatory Program and was in The River ...

10. Rob Riggle

Actor | The Daily Show

Comedian, actor and United States Marine Corps Reserve Lieutenant Colonel Robert Allen Riggle, Jr. was born April 21, 1970 in Louisville, Kentucky, to Sandra (Shrout) and Robert Allen Riggle, who worked in insurance. Riggle has amassed notable television credits and has also earned roles in many ...

11. Ned Beatty

Actor | Network

Stocky, genial-looking supporting actor Ned Beatty was once hailed by Daily Variety as the "busiest actor in Hollywood".

Ned Thomas Beatty was born in Louisville, Kentucky, to Margaret (Fortney) and Charles William Beatty. He grew up fishing and working on farms. His hometown of St. Matthews, ...

12. William Mapother

Actor | Lost

William Mapother was born on April 17, 1965 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as William Reibert Mapother Jr. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in English. He is the co-founder of the film finance marketplace Slated. He is known for his work on Lost (2004), In the Bedroom (2001)...

13. Gus Van Sant

Director | Elephant

Gus Van Sant was born on July 24, 1952 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Gus Greene Van Sant Junior. He is a director and producer, known for Elephant (2003), My Own Private Idaho (1991) and Drugstore Cowboy (1989).

14. John Hensley

Actor | Nip/Tuck

John Hensley was born on August 29, 1977 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as John Carter Hensley. He is an actor and director, known for Nip/Tuck (2003), Teeth (2007) and Shutter (2008).

15. Irene Dunne

Actress | The Awful Truth

Irene Marie Dunne was born on December 20, 1898, in Louisville, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Joseph Dunne, who inspected steamships, and Adelaide Henry, a musician who prompted Irene in the arts. Her first production was in Louisville when she appeared in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the age...

16. J. Smith-Cameron

Actress | Margaret

Actress J. Smith-Cameron was born Jean Isabel Smith in Louisville, Kentucky, and raised in Greenville, South Carolina, the daughter of an architect. She was known simply as J. Smith by her fellow students at Florida State University School of Theatre program in the mid-1970s. Despite her age, she ...

17. Tommy Kirk

Actor | Swiss Family Robinson

Scrappy, plucky-looking Kentucky-born Tommy Kirk, who was born on December 10, 1941, became synonymous with everything clean and fun that Disney Entertainment prescribed to in the late 1950s and very early 1960s. One of four sons born to a mechanic and legal secretary, the Kirk family, in search of...

18. Telma Hopkins

Actress | Family Matters

Telma Hopkins was born on October 28, 1948 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Telma Louise Hopkins. She is an actress, known for Family Matters (1989), The Love Guru (2008) and Half & Half (2002). She was previously married to Donald B. Alen.

19. Traci Lind

Actress | Class of 1999

Traci Lind was born on April 1, 1968 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Traci Lin Wemes. She is an actress and producer, known for Class of 1999 (1990), Bugsy (1991) and Fright Night Part 2 (1988). She has been married to Shakil Richardson since February 27, 1992. They have two children.

20. Victor Mature

Actor | Kiss of Death

American leading man Victor John Mature was born in Louisville, Kentucky, to Clara P. (Ackley) and Marcellus George Mature, a cutler and knife sharpener. His father, born Marcello Gelindo Maturi in Pinzolo, Trentino, was Italian, and his mother was of Swiss-German and German descent. Mature worked ...

21. Desi Lydic

Actress | The Daily Show

Desi Lydic was born on June 30, 1981 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Lani Desmonet Lydic. She is an actress and writer, known for The Daily Show (1996), Awkward. (2011) and We Bought a Zoo (2011). She has been married to Gannon Brousseau since September 13, 2014. They have one child.

22. William Conrad

Actor | Cannon

William Conrad became a television star relatively late in his career. In fact, the former Army Air Corps World War II fighter pilot began his screen career playing heavies. He was Max, one of The Killers (1946) hired to finish off Burt Lancaster in his dingy lodgings. He was the corrupt state ...

23. Chris Hardwick

Producer | Talking Dead

Chris Hardwick was born on November 23, 1971 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Christopher Ryan Hardwick. He is a producer and actor, known for Talking Dead (2011), @midnight (2013) and The Wall (2016). He has been married to Lydia Hearst since August 20, 2016.

24. Wes Ramsey

Actor | Latter Days

Wesley A. Ramsey was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on October 6th, 1977. He quickly took an interest in acting at the age of twelve. He enrolled in the Walden Theater three-week program, where he would spend the next seven years training and mastering his abilities. In 1996 Wes attended The ...

25. Sean O'Bryan

Actor | Olympus Has Fallen

Originally from Kentucky, Sean O'Bryan moved to Los Angeles over ten years ago and has worked extensively in film and TV. Some major key TV guest appearances include Chicago Hope, Beverly Hills 90210, and Felicity. Sean has done several major films including, Phenomenon (1996), Exit to Eden (1994), ...

26. Roger Davis

Actor | Alias Smith and Jones

Roger Davis is an actor, producer and voice-over artist, who is most remembered for taking over the role of Hannibal Heyes (a.k.a. Joshua Smith) in the TV series, Alias Smith and Jones (1971), from his friend, Pete Duel, after Duel died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound while intoxicated.

His ...

27. Sean Kleier

Actor | Ant-Man and the Wasp

Sean Kleier was born on March 29, 1987 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Sean Thompson Kleier. He is an actor and writer, known for Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018), Odd Mom Out (2015) and Chris Watts: Confessions of a Killer (2020).

28. Stephen Gaghan

Writer | Syriana

Stephen Gaghan was born on May 6, 1965 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He is known for his work on Syriana (2005), Traffic (2000) and Dolittle (2020). He has been married to Minnie Mortimer since May 19, 2007.

29. James Horan

Actor | Batman: Arkham Asylum

Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, of Irish/Scandinavian heritage, Horan first became interested in acting while attending Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. When he was 19, he starred in his first play, as the Marquis de Sade in "Marat/Sade", what he calls a "baptism by fire." He also ...

30. Leo Burmester

Actor | The Abyss

Leo appeared in thirty-seven films, thirty-two television appearances and nine Broadway plays. He just completed a part on M. O. N. Y. directed by Spike Lee for NBC, and the revival of The Fantasticks off Broadway. He was nominated for Best Actor in Robert Altman's Rattlesnake in a Cooler (1982) ...

31. Bradford Young

Cinematographer | Arrival

Bradford Young is an American cinematographer. His feature films as director of photography include White Lies, Black Sheep (2007), Pariah (2011), Restless City (2011), Middle of Nowhere (2012), Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013), Mother of George (2013), and Arrival (2016).

In January 2017, Young ...

32. Kurt McKinney

Actor | No Retreat, No Surrender

Kurt McKinney originally hails from Louisville, Kentucky. At the age of 21 he was already a black belt in taekwondo and an amateur kickboxing champion. He decided to become an actor and moved to Hollywood. He would go on to star in the 1985 film No Retreat, No Surrender as the lead. The film, one ...

33. Don Gummer

Self | Resumen - 56º Festival internacional de cine de San Sebastián

Don Gummer was born on December 12, 1946 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Donald James Gummer. He has been married to Meryl Streep since September 30, 1978. They have four children. He was previously married to Peggy Jenel Lucas.

34. David Schramm

Actor | Wings

A Kentucky native, Schramm attended Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky and majored in English while also becoming intensely involved in theater. At the urging of his college acting teacher, he applied for and won a four-year graduate scholarship to Juilliard's newly formed drama...

35. Hunter S. Thompson

Writer | Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Hunter S. Thompson was born on July 18, 1937 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Hunter Stockton Thompson. He was married to Anita Thompson and Sondi Wright. He died on February 20, 2005 in Aspen, Colorado, USA.

36. Rebecca Broussard

Actress | Die Hard

Rebecca Broussard was born on January 3, 1963 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. She is an actress, known for Die Hard (1988), Mars Attacks! (1996) and The Two Jakes (1990). She has been married to Alex Kelly since 2001. She was previously married to Richard Perry.

37. Foster Brooks

Actor | The Villain

Brooks was born in Louisville, Kentucky, one of eight sons, whose father was a county sheriff. Brooks dropped out of school after the 6th grade and did a variety of jobs before beginning a career in radio at the age of 21. He was a newscaster and disc jockey in Louisville, and Buffalo before ...

38. Susanne Zenor

Actress | The Way We Were

Susanne Zenor was born on November 26, 1947 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. She is an actress, known for The Way We Were (1973), Lucky Lady (1975) and The Baby (1973). She was previously married to Edward Mallory.

39. Justin Deeley

Actor | Geography Club

Justin Deeley was born on February 1, 1986 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He is an actor, known for Geography Club (2013), Couples Retreat (2009) and Fear the Walking Dead (2015).

40. Muhammad Ali

Actor | The Greatest

Muhammad Ali beat more champions and top contenders than any heavyweight champion in history. He defeated heavyweight kings Sonny Liston (twice), Floyd Patterson (twice), Ernie Terrell, Jimmy Ellis, Ken Norton (twice), Joe Frazier (twice), George Foreman and Leon Spinks. He defeated ...

41. Patricia Barnstable

Actress | Quark

Lovely, sunny, and vibrant blonde bombshell Patricia Barnstable was born on May 23, 1951 in Louisville, Kentucky. She's the identical twin sister of Cyb Barnstable and the daughter of Dale and Wilma Barnstable. Patricia graduated from Seneca High School in Louisville, Kentucky in 1969. In 1971 she ...

42. Catherine McCord

Actress | Raising Helen

Catherine McCord was born on May 10, 1974 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. She is an actress, known for Raising Helen (2004), Red State (2011) and Derailed (2005). She is married to Jonathan Gordon. They have three children.

43. Rags Ragland

Actor | Girl Crazy

Rags Ragland was a boxer, then a burlesque comedian and then a Broadway performer before ending up in Hollywood to repeat his stage role as the boisterous sailor in Panama Hattie (1942), in which Ann Sothern played on film the part that had been played on Broadway by Ethel Merman. Ragland, typecast...

44. Larry Birkhead

Producer | Hopelessly in Love

Larry Birkhead was born on January 22, 1973 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Larry Earl Birkhead. He is an actor, known for Hopelessly in Love (2020), MADtv (1995) and Entertainment Tonight (1981).

45. Amanda Randolph

Actress | The Danny Thomas Hour

Amanda Randolph was born on September 2, 1896 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. She was an actress, known for The Danny Thomas Hour (1967), The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951) and Swing! (1938). She was married to Harry Hansberry. She died on August 24, 1967 in Duarte, California, USA.

46. Charles Macaulay

Actor | Splash

Charles Macaulay was born on September 26, 1927 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He was an actor, known for Splash (1984), Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) and The Big Red One (1980). He died on August 13, 1999 in Healdsburg, California, USA.

47. Will Oldham

Soundtrack | This Must Be the Place

Will Oldham was born on December 24, 1970 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He is married to Elsa Hansen.

48. Cyb Barnstable

Actress | Quark

Cyb (Priscilla) Barnstable graduated from the University of Kentucky B.A. (Major: Speech/Drama). She moved to N.Y. and signed with Eileen Ford's Ford Modeling Agency. She modeled in N.Y. and internationally, appearing in Cosmopolitan, Vogue, Mademoiselle, Glamour, Brides, GQ, Redbook and Good ...

49. Henry Hull

Actor | Lifeboat

Henry Hull, the actor who created the role of Jeeter on Broadway in "Tobacco Road," was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on October 13, 1890, the son of a drama critic. Originally intending to become an engineer, Hull became an actor and made his Broadway debut in "Green Stockings" less than two weeks...

50. Billy Gilbert

Actor | His Girl Friday

The son of singers in the Metropolitan Opera, Billy Gilbert began performing in vaudeville at age 12. He developed a drawn-out, explosive sneezing routine that became his trademark (he was the model for, and voice of, Sneezy in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)). Gilbert's exquisite comic ...


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