Birth Place Matching "Nashville, Tennessee, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Willa Fitzgerald

Actress | Scream

Willa Fitzgerald is an American actress, native of Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Fitzgerald graduated from the Harpeth Hall School, a private college-preparatory school for girls in Nashville in 2009, then got her BA in theater studies from Yale University in 2013. Her career in films ...

2. Annie Potts

Actress | Ghostbusters

Annie Potts is an American film, television, and stage actress. She is known for her roles in popular 1980s films such as Ghostbusters (1984) and Pretty in Pink (1986). She made her debut on the big screen in 1978 in the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer comedy film Corvette Summer (1978), with Mark Hamill, for ...

3. Natalia Dyer

Actress | Stranger Things

Natalia Dyer is an American actress known primarily for her role as Nancy Wheeler in the Netflix science-fiction drama series Stranger Things (2016). Her career began around the age of 12 in 2009 in the family comedic drama Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009), starring Miley Cyrus. It was not until ...

4. James Denton

Actor | Desperate Housewives

The second of three children born to a dentist and his wife in Nashville, Tennessee, Denton grew up in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, attended Goodlettsville High School, briefly played basketball at a junior college, then went on to graduate with honors from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, ...

5. DJ Qualls

Actor | The Core

DJ Qualls grew up in the small city of Manchester in Tennessee, USA, one of five children. After studying in the UK at King's College, University of London, he returned to Tennessee where he began acting in a local theatre. During that time, he was discovered by photographers David La Chappelle and...

6. Kelen Coleman

Actress | The Newsroom

Kelen Sadie Coleman is an American actress. She was born on April 19, 1984, in Nashville, Tennessee, and grew up in Potomac, Maryland. She later attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

After filming her first project in North Carolina, she came to Los Angeles in 2007 to access more ...

7. Cynthia Rhodes

Actress | Dirty Dancing

Cynthia Rhodes is a retired American actress, singer and dancer. Her film roles include Tina Tech in Flashdance (1983), Jackie in Staying Alive (1983), officer Karen Thompson in Runaway (1984), and Penny in Dirty Dancing (1987). Born in Nashville, Tennessee, Rhodes began her show business career ...

8. Colin Ford

Actor | We Bought a Zoo

The "Supernatural" kid isn't so supernatural. Born in Nashville, Tennessee, he soon aspired to the career of acting at the age of 4, where he first got his modeling job in Atlanta, Georgia. He broke into feature films at the age of 5 where he played as Clinton Jr, in "Sweet Home Alabama". He made ...

9. Chord Overstreet

Actor | Glee

Chord Overstreet was born in Nashville, Tennessee, to Julie (Miller), a make-up artist, and Paul Overstreet, a country musician and songwriter whose own father was a pastor. Chord and his five siblings were raised in a creative and music-filled environment, with their father highly involved in the ...

10. Susan Yeagley

Actress | Almost Famous

Susan Yeagley was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, and is a documented descendant of Mayflower pilgrims through her mother's lineage. She began acting at age 10 or 11 when she appeared in an Amy Grant music video. Her compensation was $25 and an Amy Grant album.

She graduated from USC Film ...

11. Lark Voorhies

Actress | Saved by the Bell

Lark Voorhies was born on 25 March 1974 in Nashville, Tennessee. She first began acting at the age of two but postponed her acting career until the age of 11, when she appeared on Small Wonder (1985). Lark later starred as Lisa Turtle in Good Morning, Miss Bliss (1987), the predecessor to NBC's ...

12. John Early

Actor | Search Party

John Early is a comedian who wrote, executive produced, and starred in his own episode of Netflix's The Characters. He has appeared on TV in Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, 30 Rock, Broad City, Difficult People, High Maintenance, Love, and Animals and in the films Other People, ...

13. Sydney Penny

Actress | Pale Rider

Widely recognized for her performances in film sensations such as "Pale Rider" opposite Clint Eastwood and "Two Women" ("La Ciociara") opposite Sophia Loren, Sydney Penny has also achieved international fame for her leading performances in both English and French in the film "Bernadette". Ms. Penny...

14. Richard Speight Jr.

Actor | Supernatural

American actor Richard Speight, Jr. was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. He later graduated cum laude from the University of Southern California. In addition to acting in TV and film, Speight also directs. Those credits include commercials for major brands like Pepsi & Buffalo Wild Wings, ...

15. Beth Littleford

Actress | Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Beth Littleford is an actress and television personality, known for Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011), Dog with a Blog (2012) Drillbit Taylor (2008), and The Daily Show With Trevor Noah. Dog With A Blog (2012) was nominated for an Emmy three years in a row for Best Children's Program. She won a Peabody ...

16. Wyatt Nash

Actor | Dear White People

Wyatt Nash was born on October 2, 1988 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor, known for Dear White People (2017), GLOW (2017) and Riverdale (2017). He has been married to Aubrey Swander since September 16, 2017.

17. Rachel Korine

Actress | Spring Breakers

Rachel Korine was born on April 4, 1986 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress, known for Spring Breakers (2012), Mister Lonely (2007) and Men Go to Battle (2015). She has been married to Harmony Korine since 2007. They have one child.

18. Lisa Linde

Actress | Pacific Blue

Lisa Linde was born on May 10, 1972 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress, known for Pacific Blue (1996), Days of Our Lives (1965) and The Darkling (2000). She was previously married to James Marsden.

19. James Austin Johnson

Actor | Saturday Night Live

James Austin Johnson is an actor, comedian and writer from Nashville, Tennessee. Shortly after moving to Los Angeles, he appeared in the Coen brothers' movie Hail, Caesar! and in 2021 he was added to the cast of Saturday Night Live as a featured player. He splits his time between New York, Los ...

20. Justin Prentice

Producer | Crossing Fences

Justin Prentice was born on March 25, 1994 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Crossing Fences (2017), 13 Reasons Why (2017) and Me Again (2012).

21. Ellen Woglom

Actress | Californication

Ellen grew up all over the place. She was born in Nashville, Tennessee. However her parent's business allowed for a lot of traveling so she later she moved to Vermont, Colorado, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and now Los Angeles. She grew up on a farm and competitively rode horses until an injury ...

22. James Westerfield

Actor | On the Waterfront

James Westerfield was born on March 22, 1913 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. He was an actor, known for On the Waterfront (1954), True Grit (1969) and Hang 'Em High (1968). He was previously married to Alice Gertrude Fay (Fay Tracey) and Rosemary Doris Deveson. He died on September 20, 1971 in ...

23. Noah Cyrus

Actress | Gake no ue no Ponyo

Noah Lindsey Cyrus (born January 8, 2000) is an American actress and singer. She voiced the title role in the English version of the 2009 animated feature film Ponyo. In 2016, she released her debut single "Make Me (Cry)", featuring vocals from Labrinth.

Noah is the fifth child of Billy Ray and Tish...

24. Adrienne C. Moore

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Adrienne C. Moore was born on August 14, 1980 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), Shaft (2019) and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015).

25. Gatlin Kate James

Actress | Heroes Reborn

Gatlin booked her first commercial job when she was four-years-old, and after that, she was hooked. She has worked steadily in Nashville and Los Angeles since that time, on TV (Heroes Reborn- NBC, Code Black- CBS, Criminal Minds- CBS), film (The Little Things, Emerson Heights, Flock Of Four), ...

26. Bettie Page

Self | Striporama

Bettie Page's life was filled with cult myth, mystery and sadness. Her image captured the imagination of a generation with her free spirit and unabashed sensuality, during an era of strong sexual repression. She was the quintessential pin-up, tacked up on walls in military barracks and garages; ...

27. Samantha Burton

Actress | The Sandlot 2

Samantha Burton was born on December 22, 1991 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress, known for The Sandlot 2 (2005).

28. Claude Jarman Jr.

Actor | Rio Grande

Born in Nashville, Tennessee, Claude was the son of a railroad accountant. With no intentions of becoming a screen actor at the time, 12-year-old Claude Jarman, Jr. was discovered during an MGM nationwide talent search for their upcoming film, The Yearling (1946), and won the coveted role of Jody ...

29. Tish Cyrus

Producer | LOL

Tish Cyrus was born on May 13, 1967 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. She is a producer and actress, known for LOL (2012), The Last Song (2010) and So Undercover (2012). She has been married to Billy Ray Cyrus since December 28, 1993. They have three children. She was previously married to Baxter ...

30. Ellen McLain

Actress | Portal 2

Ellen McLain is an opera singer and voice actress from Nashville, Tennessee, USA. She provides the voices of many characters in several video games from Valve. Among them are GLaDOS, the artificial-intelligence antagonist in Portal (2007) (for which she won an AIAS Interactive Achievement Award for...

31. Carl Dean

Actor | Vigorish

Carl Dean was born on July 20, 1942 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor, known for Vigorish (2003). He has been married to Dolly Parton since May 30, 1966.

32. Landon Pigg

Soundtrack | Whip It

Landon Pigg was born on August 6, 1983 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor and executive, known for Whip It (2009), The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) and Shrek Forever After (2010).

33. Jet Jurgensmeyer

Actor | American Sniper

From comedy to drama, award-nominated actor Jet Jurgensmeyer has brought dynamic characters to life in film and television, quickly solidifying him as "one to watch" in the entertainment industry.

Jet recently lent his talents and brought a new perspective to the series regular role of "Boyd" on ...

34. Olan Rogers

Writer | New Prime

Olan Rogers was born on June 11, 1987 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for New Prime (2011), The Last Scene (2010) and Pop Rocket (2012).

35. Conner Rayburn

Actor | Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

Conner Rayburn was born on April 7, 1999 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Conner is an actor, known for Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007), Old Dogs (2009) and The Invention of Lying (2009).

36. Emily Killian

Actress | The Chosen

Emily is a native of Nashville, TN, although she spent her middle and high school years in Chattanooga where she attended Girls Preparatory School. After graduating from Rollins College in Winter Park, FL, Emily spent a few years in arts education before moving to California. Her breakout role as ...

37. Lucille La Verne

Actress | A Tale of Two Cities

A legendary stage actress and character player in early films, Lucille La Verne is one of those forgotten legends who seem to fade as the years go on. However, at her prime she was one of the most acclaimed actresses of her generation.

Lucille La Verne Mitchum was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on ...

38. Michael Peterson

Self | Soupçons

The son of a career military officer, Michael Peterson moved with family several times during his childhood. To pass the time while traveling, he became an avid reader. He became a fervent fan of Ernest Hemingway and wanted to be a celebrated novelist in the same vein. He graduated from Duke ...

39. Dee Rees

Director | Mudbound

Writer/Director Dee Rees is an alumna of New York University's graduate film program and a Sundance Screenwriting & Directing Lab Fellow.

In 2018, Dee became the first Black woman nominated for an Oscar in the Best Adapted Screenplay category for her highly-acclaimed film Mudbound (2017). The film, ...

40. Howard Caine

Actor | Judgment at Nuremberg

At the age of 13 Howard Caine (family name Cohen) moved with his family from his hometown of Nashville, TN, to New York City, where he began studying acting. Learning to erase his Southern accent, he went on to became a master of 32 foreign and American dialects. After service in the Navy during ...

41. Chuck Wagner

Actor | American Playhouse

Chuck Wagner was born on June 20, 1958 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor, known for American Playhouse (1982), Automan (1983) and America 3000 (1986). He has been married to Susan Wagner since May 13, 1982. They have two children.

42. Gregg Allman

Soundtrack | Jack Reacher

Gregg Allman was born on December 8, 1947 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. He was an actor, known for Jack Reacher (2012), Unbreakable (2000) and The Bodyguard (1992). He was previously married to Shannon Williams, Stacey Fountain, Miranda Stevens, Julie Bindas, Cher, Janice Blair and Shelley Winters....

43. Mark Gagliardi

Actor | Blood & Treasure

Originally from Tennessee and trained at DePaul in Chicago, Mark Gagliardi is best known for the viral hit 'Drunk History' and his work on stage in 'The Thrilling Adventure Hour', a monthly live hit show and podcast at Largo in Los Angeles. He is a veteran of The Second City and National Lampoon, ...

44. James Craig

Actor | All That Money Can Buy

Tall, rugged James Craig's career as an MGM contract player blossomed in the 1940s. This was due in large part to his strong physical and vocal resemblance to the studio's top leading man, Clark Gable (who was -- by the time Craig was signed to MGM -- serving in the U.S. Army Air Forces). The Rice ...

45. Deana Carter

Actress | Runnin' from My Roots

Deana Carter was born on January 4, 1966 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress and composer, known for Runnin' from My Roots (2018), Anastasia (1997) and The Watch (2012). She has been married to Jim McPhail since July 6, 2018. She was previously married to Brandon Malone and Christopher ...

46. Carla Hall

Actress | Girls Trip

Carla Hall was born on May 12, 1964 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress, known for Girls Trip (2017), The Comeback (2005) and Mall Santa. She has been married to Matthew D. Lyons since April 29, 2006.

47. Waylon Payne

Actor | Walk the Line

Waylon Payne was born on April 5, 1972 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Walk the Line (2005), Turnabout (2016) and Crazy (2008).

48. Brandi Cyrus

Actress | Old 37

Brandi Cyrus was born on May 26, 1987 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress, known for Old 37 (2015), Zoey 101 (2005) and Hannah Montana (2006).

49. Adams Bellouis

Actress | Megalopolis

Adams Bellouis was born on October 14, 1989 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress, known for Megalopolis, The Boogeyman (2023) and Heart of a Lion (2023).

50. Paul Satterfield

Actor | Creepshow 2

Paul was born in Nashville, Tennessee, and was raised on the Northern California coast. An avid outdoorsman and all-state athlete, Paul got his first paying gig on an Eastman Kodak commercial as a star football player. Paul attended Whitman College, located in Washington State, on a basketball ...


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