Birth Place Matching "New Haven, Connecticut, USA" (Sorted by Death Date Ascending)


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1. H.P. Danks

Soundtrack | Brooklyn

Hart Pease Danks (4/6/1834 - 11/20/1903) was a musician who specialized in composing, singing and leading choral groups. He is best known for his 1873 composition, Silver Threads Among the Gold.

Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Danks moved with his family to Saratoga Springs, New York when he was ...

4. Robert Finlay

Actor | The Winning Punch

Robert Finlay was born on August 18, 1887 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Robert Finlay Bush. He was an actor, known for The Winning Punch (1916), Reilly's Wash Day (1919) and When Love Is Blind (1919). He died on April 2, 1929 in Prescott, Arizona, USA.

5. Arthur Twining Hadley

Self | The Courage of the Common Place

Arthur Twining Hadley was born on April 23, 1856 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He died on March 6, 1930 in Kobe, Japan.

6. Joseph Farnham

Writer | The Trail of '98

Joseph Farnham was born on December 2, 1884 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Joseph White Farnham. He was a writer and editor, known for The Trail of '98 (1928), West Point (1927) and The Unknown (1927). He was married to Rose Alma LeCourt and Emily Ardis. He died on June 2, 1931 in Beverly Hills,...

7. Harry Tighe

Actor | A Wide Open Town

Harry Tighe was born on June 27, 1885 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor, known for A Wide Open Town (1922), Red Foam (1920) and Captain Fearless (1925). He died on February 10, 1935 in Old Lyme, Connecticut.

8. Sam Hardy

Actor | King Kong

Sam Hardy was born on March 21, 1883 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for King Kong (1933), The Miracle Woman (1931) and The Gay Bride (1934). He was married to Betty Scott. He died on October 16, 1935 in Hollywood, California, USA.

9. Richard Cummings

Actor | The Little Orphans

Richard Cummings was born on August 20, 1858 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Richard Henry Cummings. He was an actor, known for The Little Orphans (1915), The Bride's Play (1922) and A Ten-Cent Adventure (1915). He died on December 25, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

10. Harry Myers

Actor | City Lights

Harry Myers was born on September 5, 1882 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Harry Clifford Myers. He was an actor and director, known for City Lights (1931), The Catch of the Season (1914) and The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (1922). He was married to Rosemary Theby and Nellie Campbell. He died on...

11. John Rand

Actor | The Fireman

John Rand was born on November 19, 1871 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor, known for The Fireman (1916), The Circus (1928) and Name the Woman (1934). He died on January 25, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

12. Tom Cushing

Writer | Blood and Sand

Taught for 15 years at the Westminster School in Simsbury, Connecticut.

14. Dewey Robinson

Actor | A Midsummer Night's Dream

Dewey Robinson was born on August 17, 1898 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor, known for A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935), 6 Hours to Live (1932) and The Big Broadcast (1932). He was married to Louise Arlene Woolner. He died on December 11, 1950 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

15. Kernan Cripps

Actor | Federal Operator 99

Kernan Cripps was born on July 8, 1886 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as John Kernan Cripps . He was an actor, known for Federal Operator 99 (1945), The Mystery Squadron (1933) and Daughter of Don Q (1946). He died on August 12, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

16. Peter Cusanelli

The Lady from Shanghai

Peter Cusanelli was born on April 12, 1898 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor, known for The Lady from Shanghai (1947), A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) and The Pirate (1948). He died on April 10, 1954 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

17. Blair Moody

Actor | Meet Your Congress

Blair Moody was born on February 13, 1902 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Arthur Edson Blair Moody. He was an actor, known for Meet Your Congress (1949), Longines Chronoscope (1951) and We, the People (1948). He was married to Ruth and Mary Ann. He died on July 20, 1954 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, ...

18. William Cameron Menzies

Production Designer | Gone with the Wind

William Cameron Menzies was educated at Yale University, the University of Edinburgh and at the Art Students League in New York. He entered the film industry in 1919, after serving with the U.S. Expeditionary Forces in World War I. His initial assignments were in film design and special effects, as...

20. Cliff Nazarro

Actor | Forged Passport

Cliff Nazarro was born on January 31, 1904 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor, known for Forged Passport (1939), Ding Dong Williams (1946) and Hillbilly Blitzkrieg (1942). He died on February 18, 1961 in Ventura County, California, USA.

21. Harry Jans

Actor | Don't Turn 'em Loose

Harry Jans was born on June 6, 1898 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor, known for Don't Turn 'em Loose (1936), Charlie Chan at the Race Track (1936) and Two in Revolt (1936). He died on February 4, 1962 in Hollywood, California, USA.

22. Nina Wilcox Putnam

Writer | The Mummy

Starting out as the breadwinner for her family, Nina Wilcox Putnam made many sacrifices to succeed. Although she is most known today by her connection to the 1932 classic, "The Mummy", throughout her long life Nina had many claims to fame. In her early career as an accountant she is attached to the...

23. Edward Lewis Wallant

Writer | The Pawnbroker

Shortly after Wallant's death in 1962, the Edward Lewis Wallant Award was established at the University of Hartford. It is presented annually to an American writer whose fiction is considered to have significance for American Jews.

24. Theodore von Eltz

Actor | California Straight Ahead!

Born in New Haven, Connecticut on November 5, 1893, silent screen lead Theodore Von Eltz was the son of a Yale professor and educated at Hill School at Pottstown Pennsylvania. Originally prepped to become a doctor, he decided instead to pursue acting. At age 19 he made his New York debut and soon ...

25. Leo Tover

Cinematographer | The Day the Earth Stood Still

One of the foremost cinematographers of the 1940's and 50's, Tover's work can be seen in some of the most important films of his genre, including The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Heiress, The Snake Pit, The Sun Also Rises, and Blue Denim.

26. Don Rowan

Actor | Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe

Don Rowan was born on January 22, 1905 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor, known for Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940), Buried Alive (1939) and Racket Busters (1938). He died on February 16, 1966 in Rocky Hill, Connecticut.

27. Alfred P. Sloan

Alfred P. Sloan was born on May 23, 1875 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Jr. Alfred Pritchard Sloan. He died on February 17, 1966 in New York City, New York, USA.

29. Quincy Porter

Self | Música de América y España

Quincy Porter was born on February 7, 1897 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He died on November 12, 1966 in Bethany, Connecticut.

30. Marie Murray

Actress | Cupid's Pranks

Marie Murray was born in 1882 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. She was an actress, known for Cupid's Pranks (1908) and The Boatswain's Daughter (1913). She was married to Rudolph Victor Gorsch. She died on August 3, 1967 in the USA.

31. Dick Ryan

Actor | The Red Skelton Show

Dick Ryan was born on August 25, 1896 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor, known for The Red Skelton Hour (1951), Once Upon a Horse... (1958) and Mr. Wise Guy (1942). He died on August 12, 1969 in Burbank, California, USA.

32. Alfred Newman

Composer | All About Eve

Alfred Newman was born on March 17, 1901 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He is known for his work on All About Eve (1950), How the West Was Won (1962) and V for Vendetta (2005). He was married to Martha Montgomery and Mary Lou Dix. He died on February 17, 1970 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California,...

33. Barry Wood

Producer | The Bell Telephone Hour

Barry Wood was born on February 12, 1909 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Louis Rapp. He was a producer and actor, known for The Bell Telephone Hour (1959), Wide Wide World (1955) and Producers' Showcase (1954). He died on July 19, 1970 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA.

34. Barney Rapp

Self | Barney Rapp & His New Englanders

Barney Rapp was born on March 25, 1900 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He died on October 12, 1970 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

35. Adam Clayton Powell Jr.

Self | Howard K. Smith

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., who represented Harlem in the U.S. Congress from 1945 through 1971, was the first modern African American politician and the first black Congressman to exercise real power in the halls of Washington, D.C. He succeeded his father as the pastor of Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist...

36. Stanley Garvey

Writer | Every Night at Eight

Began as a newspaper reporter for the New Haven Register.

37. Robert M. Coates

Writer | Suspense

American writer Robert Myron Coates was born in New Haven, CT, in 1897. His father was a master toolmaker and the family traveled extensively. as his profession was much in demand. Coates was educated at Yale University, graduating in 1916, and served in the US Navy during World War I. After his ...

38. Cliff Burwell

Soundtrack | Something's Gotta Give

Pianist with the orchestra of Rudy Vallee 1928-1940. His most famous song is "Sweet Lorraine" (1928)

39. Walter Kiernan

Actor | Kiernan's Corner

Walter Kiernan was born on January 24, 1902 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor, known for Kiernan's Corner (1948), Sparring Partners (1949) and What's the Story? (1951). He died on January 8, 1978 in Daytona Beach, Florida, USA.

41. Edward Astran

Actor | Temple Houston

Edward Astran was born on September 10, 1912 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor, known for Temple Houston (1963). He died on December 3, 1978 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

42. Al Capp

Writer | Li'l Abner

Al Capp was born on September 28, 1909 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Alfred Gerald Caplin. He was a writer and actor, known for Li'l Abner (1959), Li'l Abner (1940) and Fearless Fosdick (1952). He was married to Catherine Wingate Cameron. He died on November 5, 1979 in Cambridge, Massachusetts,...

44. Robert Moses

Self | Wisdom

Robert Moses was born on December 18, 1888 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He died on July 29, 1981 in West Islip, Long Island, New York, USA.

45. Ronald Bishop

Actor | A Christmas Carol at Ford's Theatre

Ronald Bishop was born on March 28, 1923 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor and director, known for A Christmas Carol at Ford's Theatre (1979), Candida (1982) and You Can't Go Home Again (1979). He died on May 21, 1982 in New York City, New York, USA.

46. Edward Ellsberg

Writer | Hell Below

American naval officer and novelist Edward Ellsberg was born in New Haven, CT, in 1891. When he was a year old his family moved to Denver, CO, where he grew up. He took an early interest in sailing and the sea, and while a freshman at the University of Colorado in 1910 he secured an appointment to ...

47. Karen Carpenter

Soundtrack | Paul Williams Still Alive

Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Karen Carpenter moved with her family to Downey, California, in 1963. Karen's older brother, Richard Carpenter, decided to put together an instrumental trio with him on the piano, Karen on the drums and their friend Wes Jacobs on the bass and tuba. In a battle of the...

48. Charles Kullmann

Actor | La Paloma. Ein Lied der Kameradschaft

Charles Kullmann was born on January 13, 1903 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor, known for La Paloma. Ein Lied der Kameradschaft (1934), Bombs Over Monte Carlo (1931) and The Goldwyn Follies (1938). He was married to Lisa. He died on February 8, 1983 in New Haven.

49. Matt Crowley

Actor | The Philco Television Playhouse

Matt Crowley was born on June 20, 1905 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Matthew Crowley. He was an actor, known for Repertory Theatre (1948), The Mob (1951) and The Front Page (1945). He died on March 7, 1983 in Clearwater, Florida, USA.


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