Birth Place Matching "Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | The Hunger Games
Elizabeth Banks was born Elizabeth Mitchell in Pittsfield, a small city in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts near the New York border, on February 10, 1974. She is the daughter of Ann (Wallace), who worked in a bank, and Mark P. Mitchell, a factory worker. Elizabeth describes herself as ...
Actor | Near Dark
Adrian Pasdar was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, to Rosemarie Pasdar (née Sbresny), who owns a travel agency, and Homayoon Pasdar, a prominent heart surgeon. His father is Iranian and his mother, who was born in Germany, is of German, and some Polish, descent. At the age of 2, his father moved ...
After a youthful career in the New York City Ballet under the guidance of the famed dance-master George Balanchine, Elaine Giftos starred on Broadway, before moving to Hollywood to act in movies and on TV. She has co-starred with Barbra Streisand and Jack Nicholson, with Woody Allen and Gene Wilder...
4. Carmen Filpi
Actor | The Wedding Singer
Character actor Carmen Filpi was born on March 22, 1923 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The son of Remigio and Rosa Gatto Filpi, Carmen graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1942. Moreover, Filpi served in the U.S. Army in the Pacific during World War II. Carmen began his acting career as part of ...
Actor | Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
James was the Player / Coach for HERENTALS HYC Professional Ice hockey Club which won the Belgium National Championship in 1983-84 Season. IN 1986 he was cast as in WHEATIES COMMERCIAL...As as hockey player.
From 1986 to 1989 James was the lead singer for a NYC rock band called RUNNER. They weren't ...
Writer | Mirage at Zabul Province
Philip wrote his first screenplay largely due to the prompting of a writer friend. The second script he penned, Neon Cactus, landed a berth as a Quarter-Finalist in the Academy's esteemed Nicholl Fellowship (1990). Since then, more than forty of his scripts & films have received acclaim in ...
Actress | King of the Hill
Emily Robison was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts on 16 August, 1972. She was born with the name Emily Burns Erwin. Her parents are Paul Erwin and Barbara Trask. Her sister is Martie Maguire. She plays the banjo for the music band Dixie Chicks, along with her sister Martie, and Natalie Maines. ...
Producer | Bottle Shock
J. Todd Harris, Producer, is the CEO/founder of Branded Pictures Entertainment.
Originally from New York City, Mr. Harris earned his BA and MBA from Stanford. Between undergraduate and business school, he served as Managing Director of the award-winning Palo Alto-based repertory company TheatreWorks...
11. George Ernest
Actor | Borrowing Trouble
George Ernest was born on November 20, 1921 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA as George Ruud Hjorth. He was an actor, known for The Jones Family in Borrowing Trouble (1937), Off to the Races (1937) and The Jones Family in Hollywood (1939). He died on June 25, 2009 in Whittier, California, USA.
12. Maggie Renzi
Producer | Lone Star
John Sayles and Maggie Renzi have been creative partners, in their life and in their art, since the early '70s. They met as students at Williams College in Massachusetts. John was a member of the class of 1972 and Maggie was member of the class of 1973. In the years immediately after graduation, ...
14. Don McGovern
Actor | The Iceman Cometh
Don McGovern was born on March 19, 1932 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA as Donald Raymond McGovern. He was an actor, known for The Iceman Cometh (1973), Goin' South (1978) and The Bionic Woman (1976). He was married to Maureen Smith McGovern. He died on October 15, 2013 in Conway, Arkansas, USA.
15. Karen Rontowski
Actress | Some Kinda Joke
Originally from Pittsfield, Massachusetts, she has been a full time comedienne for nearly 20 years.
When she was in her early 20s she moved to Las Vegas and became a cigarette girl at Caesars Palace. Later she moved to San Diego, California where eventually she became a regular at both the Comedy ...
19. Joan H. Parker
Writer | B.L. Stryker
Joan H. Parker was born on October 16, 1932 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA as Joan Hall. She was a writer and producer, known for B.L. Stryker (1989), A Man Called Hawk (1989) and Spenser: For Hire (1985). She was married to Robert B. Parker. She died on June 12, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.
26. Charles McCarry
Writer | Wrong Is Right
Charles McCarry was born on June 14, 1930 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA as Albert Charles McCarry Jr. He was a writer, known for Wrong Is Right (1982), Article II and Charlie Rose (1991). He was married to Nancy Neill. He died on February 26, 2019 in Fairfax, Virginia, USA.
29. Kevin Yon
Kevin Yon was born on March 23, 1951 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (2009), The Five-Year Engagement (2012) and Beyond the Edge (2016). He was married to Deborah Yon. He died on October 21, 2018.
Director | The Year of the Haunted House
Matt Greene-DeLanghe grew up in Western Massachusetts in the 90's. He cut his teeth on filmmaking at NYU in the mid-2000's. In 2015 he wrote his first full-length screenplay based on a childhood experience of making a haunted house with his friends each Halloween. In 2016 he ran a successful ...
34. Milton R. Bass
Writer | Jory
Milton Ralph Bass was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in 1923. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts, he received his Masters Degree in Englsh from Smith College. He served as a US Army medic during World War II, and after the war he became a columnist and entertainment editor for The ...
35. Gene Hermanski
Actor | It's My Turn
Gene Hermanski was born on May 11, 1920 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA as Eugene Victor Hermanski. He was an actor, known for It's My Turn (1980), 1949 World Series (1949) and 1947 World Series (1947). He died on August 9, 2010 in Beverly Hills, Florida, USA.
41. Harry Ernest
Actor | The New Adventures of Tarzan
Harry Ernest was born on December 23, 1912 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA as Harry Ernest Hjorth. He was an actor, known for The New Adventures of Tarzan (1935) and Heroes of the Range (1936). He died on May 24, 2002 in Laguna Hills, California, USA.
45. Alexa Green
Director | Syrup
Alexa Green directs and produces original films and content, and has worked in every position from Assistant Director to Production Manager to Editor on numerous shorts and features. She has won several national awards for her work. Green has also worked with HBO, Nickelodeon, Columbia Pictures, ...
Owner of J. Walter Thompson advertising agency from 1877. He renamed it from Carlton and Smith, founded in 1864.