Birth Place Matching "Portland, Oregon, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Battlestar Galactica
Kathryn Ann "Katee" Sackhoff (born April 8, 1980) is an American actress known for playing Lieutenant Kara "Starbuck" Thrace on the Sci Fi Channel's television program Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009). She was nominated for four Saturn Awards for her work on Battlestar Galactica and won the award ...
Actress | Finding Dory
Born in Portland, Oregon, Kaitlin cultivated her passion for acting at the University of Oregon, where she got her Bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts. After her stint on stage, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting professionally. She began at The Groundlings Theatre in Hollywood, training ...
Actress | Starship Troopers
Brenda Strong may be best known for her seminal acting and voice portrayal of "Mary Alice Young" on Desperate Housewives (2004), but this two-time Emmy-nominated and SAG Award-winning actress has had a long and endearing film and television career. Graduating with a degree in Musical Theatre from ...
Actor | Basic Instinct
Mitch Pileggi was born on April 5, 1952 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Mitchell Craig Pileggi. He is an actor, known for Basic Instinct (1992), The X-Files (1993) and The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008). He has been married to Arlene Warren since January 1, 1997. They have one child. He was ...
Actress | Alvin and the Chipmunks
Erin Chambers (born September 24, 1979) is an American actress, best known for her role as Siobhan McKenna Spencer on ABC soap opera General Hospital (1963). She has made guest appearances in a number of television shows. Chambers was born in Portland, Oregon, and received a BFA in acting from ...
7. Tom Everett
Actor | Dances with Wolves
A native of Oregon, the son of Viennese parents, Everett is a first cousin once removed of supercentenarian Aliza Sommer-Herz (1903-2014) , subject of the Best Documentary Short of 2014, The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life (2013). He graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic ...
8. Thomas Mann
Actor | Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Thomas Mann is an American actor. He is best known for Project X (2012), Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015), Brain on Fire (2016) , and Kong: Skull Island (2017).
Mann also appeared in TV Series like The Middle and Fargo.
His film debut was It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010).
9. Kim Rhodes
Actress | Christmas with the Kranks
Kim Rhodes grew up in Portland, Oregon. She attended Southern Oregon State College and earned her B.F.A. in Acting and graduated summa cum laude. Kim graduated from Temple University with her Masters in Fine Arts (M.F.A.). She is certified in four kinds of stage combat: hand-to-hand, quarterstaff, ...
11. Sally Struthers
Actress | All in the Family
Cute as a button and with a petite, porcelain prettiness and vulnerability that endeared her to the American public, Sally Struthers nabbed a series role in the early 1970s and became a solid part of TV history as a member of a dysfunctional family quartet in the milestone sitcom, All in the Family...
14. Preston Bailey
Actor | Dexter
Preston Bailey was born in Portland, Oregon. He was scouted by an agent while attending his older brother Brennan Bailey's acting class and was cast in his first national commercial at age 2. Soon after, his family moved to Los Angeles and he booked the first role he auditioned for. Co-starring as ...
16. Ryan Potter
Actor | Big Hero 6
Ryan Potter is an actor, director, martial artist, and photographer. Ryan, though born in the United States, was raised in Tokyo until the age of seven.
Ryan got his start as the lead, "Mike Fukanaga" in Nickelodeon's "Supah Ninjas," (2011-2013) working with the legendary, George Takei, who played ...
17. Bret Harrison
Actor | Orange County
Bret Harrison was born on April 6, 1982 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Bret Michael Harrison. He is an actor and producer, known for Orange County (2002), Mardi Gras: Spring Break (2011) and Grounded for Life (2001). He has been married to Lauren Zelman since 2012.
18. Laura Allen
Actress | The Tale
Laura Allen grew up on Bainbridge Island, Washington, the middle of three daughters. She is a graduate of Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Major roles on television include Sundance's Hap and Leonard (2017), NBC's Awake (2012) opposite Jason Isaacs, FX's Terriers (2010) and Dirt (2006)...
20. Bruce Abbott
Actor | Re-Animator
While still in his teens, Bruce Abbott discovered the thrill and fulfillment of acting, and followed his dreams to Hollywood. Over the past 20 years, he's made a name for himself as a Dark Prince, excelling in roles that show the duality of human nature in such films as Re-Animator (1985) and ...
21. Erin Way
Actress | The Collection
A former ballet dancer, Way got the acting bug while in high school and has never looked back. She has already worked with such names as Mark Ruffalo, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ron Howard, and Joe Dante. She comes from a family of six children and was home schooled with her two brothers through high ...
22. Michelle Clunie
Actress | Queer as Folk
Michelle Clunie spent much of her childhood performing in plays, operas and recitals as an actress, dancer and violinist. She was awarded a scholarship to The Academy of Professional Ballet where she studied and apprenticed throughout her teenage years. At 19 years old she sold her violin for $200 ...
24. Jane Powell
Actress | A Date with Judy
Jane Powell was singing and dancing at an early age. She sang on the radio and performed in theaters before her screen debut in 1944. Through the 1940s and 1950s, she had a successful career in movie musicals. However, in 1957, her career in films ended, as she had outgrown her innocent ...
26. David DeCoteau
Director | Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge
A dual citizen of Canada and the USA, David DeCoteau has worked professionally in the movie business since he was 18 years old. He got his start through a generous offer from movie legend Roger Corman, who hired him in 1980 as a production assistant at New World Pictures. In 1986, DeCoteau directed ...
28. Sandra Peabody
Actress | The Last House on the Left
Sandra Peabody was born on January 11, 1948 in Portland, Oregon. She is a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City where she studied with master acting teacher Sanford Meisner for two years. She attended the Carnegie Mellon University where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in ...
29. Matt Groening
Writer | The Simpsons
Growing up in Portland, Oregon, Matt Groening did not particularly like school, which is what originally turned him towards drawing. In the mid-1980s, he moved to Los Angeles and started drawing a comic strip named "Life in Hell", which eventually became published in the newspaper where he worked. ...
30. John Robinson
Actor | Elephant
John Robinson 33, made his acting debut in the Palm d'Or winning film Elephant 2003 directed by Gus van Sant, following this film Stacy Peralta personally selected John to play himself in Lords Of Dogtown 2005 directed by Catherine Hardwicke. John has acted in 40 plus films to include Asia ...
Actress | Killer Fish
Born in Portland, Oregon, she grew up in on a farm in Ketchum, Idaho. But dad was Jack Hemingway, son of the Nobel prize winning author Ernest Hemingway and, with that heritage, fame was almost foreordained. By the time she was 21, after the lead in the rape melodrama Lipstick (1976), she had a ...
34. Debra Lamb
Actress | Showdown in Yesteryear
Debra Lamb was born on November 24, 1963 in Portland, Oregon, and moved to Los Angeles, California with her family when she was fifteen years old. Known for portraying a variety of authority figures, Debra has worked with acclaimed directors Kathryn Bigelow, David Lynch, Katt Shea, Paul Verhoeven, ...
35. Judi Meredith
Actress | Shirley Temple's Storybook
Judi Meredith was born on October 13, 1936 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Judith Clare Boutin. She was an actress, known for Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958), Jack the Giant Killer (1962) and The Raiders (1963). She was married to Gary Nelson. She died on April 30, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
39. Kett Turton
Actor | iZombie
Kett was born in Portland, Oregon and raised in Vancouver, Canada. He started acting in local theater when he was only 4. He performed in several plays including "Lost in Yonkers" and "Broadway Bound". Later, he starred in the independent Canadian film "Rollercoaster" and received a nomination for ...
40. Jack Pennick
Actor | Fort Apache
Jack Pennick was an American film actor, a familiar face, primarily in the movies of John Ford. He was born in Portland, Oregon, the son of gold miner Albert R. and Bessie (Murray) Pennick. After himself working as a gold miner, Pennick joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served, with the Pekin ...
41. Gordon Scott
Actor | Tarzan and the Lost Safari
Physical Education major Gordon Weschkul left the University of Oregon after one term. He became an infantry drill instructor (rifle, pistol and bayonet; judo and hand-to-hand combat; close order drill), then a military policeman. After his honorable discharge in 1947, he was a fireman, cowboy, and...
42. Maudie Prickett
Actress | The 20th Century-Fox Hour
Maudie Prickett was born on October 25, 1914 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Maude Merrie Doyle. She was an actress, known for The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955), Hazel (1961) and Time Out of Mind (1947). She was married to Cyril Bernard Cooper, Eakle W. Cartwright and Charles Fillmore Prickett II. She ...
43. Jeff Richards
Actor | Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Jeff Richards, born Richard Mansfield Taylor in Portland, Oregon, was a graduate of Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Washington. Upon graduation he was ready to embark on a career in professional baseball when he entered the Navy in June of 1943. During World War II, he served as a radio technician ...
44. Tonya Harding
Actress | Breakaway
Tonya Harding was born on November 12, 1970 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Tonya Maxine Harding. She is an actress, known for Breakaway (1996), The Prize Fighter (2003) and Bad Signs. She has been married to Joseph Jens Price since June 23, 2010. They have one child. She was previously married to ...
45. Preacher Lawson
Actor | Connecting...
Preacher Lawson is a comedian from the United States.
He was born in Portland, Oregon on March 14, 1991 before moving around the country to 20 different places before he had even reached adolescence.
Preacher started doing stand-up in Orlando, Florida where he won the Funniest comedian In Florida in ...
46. Kitty Swink
Actress | Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Kitty Swink was born on October 22, 1954 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Kathryn A Swink. She is an actress and producer, known for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993), JAG (1995) and Riley Parra (2017). She has been married to Armin Shimerman since May 16, 1981.
47. Kevin O'Rourke
Actor | The Aviator
Kevin O'Rourke was born in Portland, Oregon and raised in Tacoma, Washington. The fifth of eight children, he left the Pacific Northwest to attend college in Massachusetts in 1974 and has lived on the East Coast ever since. Primarily a stage actor, he has performed in numerous plays in New York ...
49. Paul Wexler
Actor | Suddenly
Paul Wexler was born on May 23, 1929 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Paul Goodwin Wexler. He was an actor, known for Suddenly (1954), Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975) and One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961). He died on November 21, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA.