Birth Place Matching "New Orleans, Louisiana, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Reese Witherspoon

Producer | Wild

Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Betty Witherspoon, a registered nurse & John Draper Witherspoon, a military surgeon. Reese spent the first 4 years of her life in Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany, where her father served as a lieutenant colonel in the ...

2. Pauley Perrette

Actress | NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service

Pauley Perrette is known to millions around the world as Abby Sciuto, the brilliant but offbeat forensic scientist on CBS's NCIS (2003), the #1-rated drama in the world. Her additional credits include appearances on such shows as Almost Famous (2000), The Ring (2002), 24 (2001), CSI: Crime Scene ...

3. Katherine LaNasa

Actress | The Campaign

Actress, former ballet dancer and choreographer Katherine LaNasa was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and originally trained as a ballet dancer, but had attended the North Carolina School of Arts, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, as well as the Neighbourhood Playhouse in New York. In 1989, she ...

4. Mark Duplass

Actor | Safety Not Guaranteed

Mark Duplass was born on December 7, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Mark David Duplass. He is an actor and producer, known for Safety Not Guaranteed (2012), Creep (2014) and The One I Love (2014). He has been married to Katie Aselton since August 26, 2006. They have two children.

5. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Actor | Aquaman

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II was born on July 15, 1986 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Aquaman (2018) and The Get Down (2016).

6. Anthony Mackie

Actor | The Hurt Locker

Anthony Mackie is an American actor. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Martha (Gordon) and Willie Mackie, Sr., who owned a business, Mackie Roofing. Anthony has been featured in feature films, television series and Broadway and Off-Broadway plays, including Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, ...

7. Carl Weathers

Actor | Predator

Carl Weathers was born on January 14, 1948, in New Orleans, Louisiana. A famous and successful football star at San Diego State, he played with the Oakland Raiders and retired from the sport in 1974, in order to give full attention to his goal: to be a real actor. Weathers first played small parts ...

8. Tristin Mays

Actress | MacGyver

Growing up in New York City, Tristin was with the Ford Modeling Agency where she quickly became one of the top child models in the country. She would later land several national commercials such as Kraft Cheese, Play Skool Kool- Aid, Sunkist, ROSS, McDonald's and Hershey's. Tristin was also in ...

9. Patricia Clarkson

Actress | The Station Agent

This remarkable, one-of-a-kind actress has, since the early 1990s, intrigued film and TV audiences with her glowing, yet careworn eccentricity and old world-styled glamour. Very much in demand these days as a character player, Patricia Clarkson nevertheless continues to avoid the temptation of ...

10. Tyler Perry

Writer | Diary of a Mad Black Woman

Perry was born and raised in New Orleans, to Willie Maxine (Campbell) and Emmitt Perry, Sr. His mother was a church-goer and took Perry along with her once a week. His father was a carpenter and they had a very strained and abusive relationship, which led Perry to suffer from depression as a ...

11. Harry Connick Jr.

Actor | Hope Floats

Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is the son of Anita Frances (Levy), a lawyer and judge, and Harry Connick, Sr. (Joseph Harry Fowler Connick), who served as District Attorney of New Orleans from 1973 to 2003. His father is of Irish, English, and German ...

12. Grace Zabriskie

Actress | Inland Empire

"Amazing Grace" Zabriskie was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She wrote her own original poetry, then performed at coffee shops and various artist hangouts in Atlanta. She was also a wonderful silk-screen printmaker. She moved to Hollywood and made her acting debut in Norma Rae (1979). She went on ...

13. John Larroquette

Actor | Night Court

John Larroquette was born on November 25, 1947 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as John Bernard Larroquette. He is an actor and producer, known for Night Court (1984), The Librarians (2013) and Stripes (1981). He has been married to Elizabeth Larroquette since July 4, 1975. They have three children. ...

14. Eugenie Bondurant

Actress | The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

Eugenie Bondurant's long and slightly eccentric career has taken her from the runways of New York and Paris to featured roles in film and television, including her breakout role as the feminine and feline cult icon "Tigris" in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2. Eugenie's uniqueness was ...

15. Faith Domergue

Actress | This Island Earth

Sultry, brunette Faith Domergue was born in New Orleans, part Creole, but primarily of Irish and English extraction. She was adopted when she was six weeks old. In 1927 her adoptive parents took her to live in California, where she was educated at Catholic schools in Santa Monica. She had her first...

16. Wendell Pierce

Actor | The Wire

Wendell Pierce was born on December 8, 1963 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Wire (2002), Selma (2014) and Horrible Bosses (2011).

17. Sam Trammell

Actor | True Blood

Tony Award-nominee Sam Trammell may be most widely recognized as "Sam Merlotte" in HBO's AFI award-winning series True Blood (2008), filmed in Trammell's native Louisiana. The Alan Ball-created fantasy drama set ratings records for the network over its seven year run. He co-starred in the feature ...

18. Jay Duplass

Actor | The Chair

Jay Duplass, along with his brother, Mark Duplass, first made a name for himself writing and directing several award-winning short films. His first feature film was the Sundance 2005 breakout hit "The Puffy Chair," which went on to win the Audience Award at SXSW and receive two Independent Spirit ...

19. Jeffrey Hunter

Actor | The Searchers

Jeffrey Hunter was born Henry Herman McKinnies Jr. on November 25, 1926 in New Orleans, Louisiana, an only child. His parents met at the University of Arkansas, and when he was almost four his family moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In his teens, he acted in productions of the North Shore Children's ...

20. Ray Walston

Actor | Popeye

Ray Walston started his acting career as a spear carrier with a local stock company. When the family moved to Houston, Texas, Walston's father wanted to teach him the oil business, but Walston instead joined a traveling repertory company (selling tickets as well as acting). He went on to associate ...

21. Rhonda Shear

Writer | USA Up All Night

Rhonda Shear has been breaking the mold from her beginnings as a New Orleans beauty queen and politician to her years in Hollywood as an actress to her time touring as a professional stand-up comedienne to becoming the mogul behind one of the most popular intimate apparel brands to creating the ...

22. Christopher Thornton

Actor | Sympathy for Delicious

Christopher Thornton was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. His father is an amateur opera singer who gave Christopher his first taste of the actor's life when he would have his son accompany him to rehearsals at a local church theatre. Christopher first acted onstage when he majored in ...

23. Garrett Morris

Actor | Saturday Night Live

Garrett Morris was born on February 1, 1937 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Garrett Gonzalez Morris. He is an actor and writer, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), Coneheads (1993) and Ant-Man (2015). He has been married to Freda Morris since September 20, 1996.

24. Emile Meyer

Actor | Shane

Emile Meyer was born on August 18, 1910 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Shane (1953), Paths of Glory (1957) and Sweet Smell of Success (1957). He died on March 19, 1987 in Covington, Louisiana.

25. Eddie Jemison

Actor | Ocean's Eleven

Eddie Jemison was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Ocean's Eleven (2001), Ocean's Thirteen (2007) and The Punisher (2004).

26. Phil Fondacaro

Actor | Willow

Phil Fondacaro started his career in 1981 when a casting call went out for "little people" for the feature film Under the Rainbow (1981). This was the beginning of a career that is still going strong to this day. From that time he has worked in every genre. including drama, comedy, horror and ...

27. Kelvin Harrison Jr.

Actor | Luce

Kelvin Harrison Jr. was born on July 23, 1994 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Luce (2019), Monsters and Men (2018) and It Comes at Night (2017).

28. Paul Burke

Actor | Naked City

Tall, dark, and handsome is how Hollywood liked their leading men back in the 1950s and 1960s, and actor Paul Burke certainly fit the bill. While his career fell short of outright stardom, he managed to stand out in a couple of acclaimed TV cop series series in the 1960s and "enjoyed" semi-cult ...

29. Nic Pizzolatto

Writer | True Detective

An award-winning novelist and short-story writer, he is the author of the collection 'Between Here and the Yellow Sea' and the novel 'Galveston.' He is originally from Southwest Louisiana, and taught literature at several universities, including the University of Chicago, before going into ...

30. Dorothy Lamour

Actress | Donovan's Reef

In addition to being Miss New Orleans in 1931, Dorothy Lamour worked as a Chicago elevator operator; band vocalist for her first husband, band leader Herbie Kaye; and radio performer. In 1936 she donned her soon-to-be-famous sarong for her debut at Paramount, The Jungle Princess (1936), and ...

31. Frederick Weller

Actor | Armageddon

Frederick Weller was born on April 18, 1966 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Armageddon (1998), In Plain Sight (2008) and BlacKkKlansman (2018). He has been married to Ali Marsh since September 6, 2003. They have one child.

32. Corey Johnson

Actor | Morbius

Corey Johnson was born on May 17, 1961 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as John Johnson. He is an actor and producer, known for Morbius (2022), The Mauritanian (2021) and Captain Phillips (2013).

33. Kim McGuire

Actress | Cry-Baby

Born in 1956 in New Orleans, LA, Kim McGuire was an actress, best known for playing Mona "Hatchet-Face" Malnorowski in John Waters' Cry-Baby (1990). Her other films include Disturbed (1990) and Acting on Impulse (1993). In 1997, after passing the State Bar exam, she began working as an attorney in ...

34. Barry Shabaka Henley

Actor | The Terminal

Barry Shabaka Henley was born on September 15, 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Barry Joseph Henley. He is an actor and producer, known for The Terminal (2004), Collateral (2004) and Rush Hour (1998).

35. Bob Clark

Director | A Christmas Story

Bob Clark was born on August 5, 1939 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Benjamin Clark. He was a director and writer, known for A Christmas Story (1983), Baby Geniuses (1999) and Porky's (1981). He died on April 4, 2007 in Pacific Palisades, California, USA.

36. Ed Nelson

Actor | Ngo si seoi

Ed Nelson was aiming for a career in the legal profession until he caught the acting bug during his second year of college. In 1952, he headed off to New York City, where he studied direction and production at the School of Radio Technique. He returned to his native New Orleans where he worked as ...

37. Cameron Dye

Actor | Valley Girl

Cameron Dye was born in New Orleans, but criss-crossed the U.S. while growing up, as his family never stayed in one place for longer than four years. His high-school years were divided between Ohio and Northern California. He applied and was accepted into the theater arts department of UCLA, where ...

38. Bryan Batt

Actor | Mad Men

Bryan Batt was born on March 1, 1963 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Mad Men (2007), 12 Years a Slave (2013) and Jeffrey (1995). He has been married to Tom Cianfichi since September 28, 2014.

39. Coronji Calhoun

Actor | Monster's Ball

Coronji Calhoun was born on November 28, 1990 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Monster's Ball (2001). He died on October 13, 2021 in New Sarpy, Louisiana.

40. Kevin Porter

Actor | Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

Kevin Porter was born on July 29, 1969 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Kevin K. Porter. He is an actor and producer, known for Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004), N Word (2008) and The Job Interview.

41. June Preisser

Actress | Campus Sleuth

Best known at MGM for giving young Judy Garland competition over the attentions of Mickey Rooney in a couple of their famous let's-put-on-a-show musical films, this dimpled blonde cream puff was first and foremost an acrobatic dancer and contortionist. June Preisser was born in New Orleans in 1920,...

42. Paul Carr

Actor | Akira

Paul Carr was born on February 1, 1934 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Paul Wallace Zweigenhaft. He was an actor and producer, known for Akira (1988), Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) and The Time Tunnel (1966). He was married to Merryl M Hirsch and Evan MacNeil. He died on February 17, 2006...

43. Yvonne Suhor

Actress | The Young Riders

Yvonne Suhor, visiting assistant professor of theatre, received her MFA from the University of California and has been a professional actress, director and teacher for several years. She was a regular on ABC's The Young Riders (1989), played Cicely in an Emmy award-winning episode of Northern ...

44. Gloria Henry

Actress | Air Hostess

New Orleans-born actress Gloria Henry was born Gloria Eileen McEniry on April 2, 1923, and lived on the edge of the Garden District growing up. Educated at the Worcester Art Museum School, she moved to Los Angeles in her very late teens and worked on a number of radio shows and commercials using ...

45. Penelope Spheeris

Director | Suburbia

Spheeris is often referred to as a 'rock 'n roll anthropologist'.

In 1974 she formed the first Los Angeles music video production company, ROCK 'N REEL. She concluded her music video work with the Grammy-nominated, "Bohemian Rhapsody" video for "Wayne's World". Spheeris' feature film debut was the ...

46. Ciera Payton

Actress | The Runner

An accomplished actor, writer, social activist and entrepreneur, Ciera Payton is a well-respected pillar of the entertainment industry with an unwavering dedication to the arts. Growing up in the vibrant city of New Orleans, Ciera was surrounded by creativity in all forms - from street performers ...

47. Nick Antosca

Writer | Channel Zero

Nick Antosca was born on January 23, 1983 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Nicholas Jonathan Antosca. He is a writer and producer, known for Channel Zero (2016), Brand New Cherry Flavor (2021) and The Act (2019).

48. Philip Bolden

Actor | Are We There Yet?

Philip Bolden was born on March 19, 1995 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor, known for Are We There Yet? (2005), Mystery Men (1999) and Little Nicky (2000).

49. Sabrina Le Beauf

Actress | The Cosby Show

Sabrina Marie LeBeauf was born in New Orleans, and grew up in Los Angeles. She was a cast member in "Love, Loss and What I Wore" by Nora and Delia Ephron at the Westside Theatre in New York, the Delaware Theatre Center and the Scottsdale Centre for the Arts. She has done numerous roles at the ...

50. Lyric Lewis

Actress | Take One

Lyric Lewis was born on May 14, 1985 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Take One (2018), Waffles + Mochi (2021) and Girlfriend's Day (2017).


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