Birth Place Matching "Providence, Rhode Island, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Damien Chazelle

Writer | Whiplash

Damien Sayre Chazelle is an American director and screenwriter. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island. His mother, Celia Sayre (Martin) Chazelle, is an American-Canadian writer and professor of history at The College of New Jersey. His father, Bernard Chazelle, is a French-American Eugene Higgins...

2. Jason Marsden

Actor | A Goofy Movie

You've seen him. You've heard him. Appearing across platforms such as television, feature film, animation, video games, commercials, talking toys, promotion, narration, and internet; as a result, Mars is affectionately referred to as "That Guy From That Show".

At age eleven, Jason Marsden relocated ...

3. Robert Capron

Actor | Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Robert began his acting career when he was eight years old by enrolling in an after school drama program sponsored by Trinity Repertory Company. Later that year he landed a role as Turkey Boy in Trinity's production of A Christmas Carol. Since that time Robert has performed a variety of roles on ...

4. Nicholas Colasanto

Actor | Cheers

Nicholas Colasanto, the actor and television director who achieved his greatest success as "Coach" on the TV series Cheers (1982) at the end of his career, was born January 19, 1924 in Providence, Rhode Island, one of seven children. He attended Providence's Central High School but did not graduate...

5. Peter Gerety

Actor | Charlie Wilson's War

Peter Gerety was born on May 17, 1940 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is an actor, known for Charlie Wilson's War (2007), Flight (2012) and Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009).

6. Brian Helgeland

Writer | A Knight's Tale

Brian Helgeland was born on January 17, 1961 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Brian Thomas Helgeland. He is a writer and director, known for A Knight's Tale (2001), Man on Fire (2004) and 42 (2013).

7. David Hedison

Actor | Live and Let Die

David Hedison was born Albert David Hedison, Jr. in Providence, Rhode Island, where his father owned a jewelry enameling business. He decided he wanted to be an actor after seeing Blood and Sand (1941). He started out in the theater as "Al Hedison", receiving a Theatre World Award for most ...

8. Sam Daly

Actor | The Office

Sam Daly was born on March 24, 1984 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Office (2005), Madam Secretary (2014) and Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013). He has been married to Marissa Bataille since 2015. They have one child.

9. Shanna Moakler

Actress | The Wedding Singer

Shanna Moakler was born on March 28, 1975 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Shanna Lynn Moakler. She is an actress and producer, known for The Wedding Singer (1998), Big Momma's House 2 (2006) and Love Stinks (1999). She was previously married to Travis Barker.

10. Christopher Stanley

Actor | Argo

Born and raised in working class Providence, Rhode Island Christopher Stanley is one of five brothers. Christopher became interested in acting as a teenager, but he could never muster the courage to audition for the school plays he loved to attend. "It just wasn't something you did in my ...

11. Mark Famiglietti

Actor | Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

Mark Famiglietti was born on September 26, 1979 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Mark Armand Famiglietti. He is an actor and writer, known for Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003), Aquarius (2015) and Mad Men (2007).

12. Brianne Leary

Actress | Baa Baa Black Sheep

Brianne Banigan Leary was born on July 28, 1957 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. She is an American actress and inventor. She co-hosted the Disney Channel's second season of Walt Disney World Inside Out (1994), with George Foreman and J.D. Roth. She also hosted Animal Planet's Petsburgh USA (1998)...

13. Richard Hart

Actor | Green Dolphin Street

While he had a short life and very short film career, sleekly handsome actor Richard Hart, with his dark and virile looks, demonstrated much promise in those few years, especially on Broadway and in TV's "Golden Age." It all ended quickly, however, with his sudden demise at age 35.

He was born ...

14. Paul 'Pauly D' DelVecchio

Self | Jersey Shore

Paul 'Pauly D' DelVecchio was born on July 5, 1980 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Paul DelVecchio.

15. George Macready

Actor | Gilda

George Macready--the name probably doesn't ring any bells for most but the voice would be unmistakable. He attended and graduated from Brown University and had a short stint as a New York newspaperman, but became interested in acting on the advice of colorful Polish émigré classical stage director ...

16. Andy On

Actor | Blackhat

Andy On was born on May 11, 1977, in Providence, Rhode Island. A non-martial artist, Andy had always loved Jackie Chan movies and emulated his moves from flips and kicks at his home. In early 2000, while working as a bartender in Rhode Island, someone suggested he should become an actor. Andy, who ...

17. Bruce MacVittie

Actor | Million Dollar Baby

Bruce MacVittie was born in Providence, RI in 1956. He began acting in high school, attended Boston University, studied with Jerzy Grotowski in 1976 and moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting in 1979. He began his career at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in 1980 in Edward Allen Baker's "...

18. Josh Schwartz

Writer | Runaways

Josh Schwartz was born on August 6, 1976 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Joshua Ian Schwartz. He is a writer and producer, known for Runaways (2017), The O.C. (2003) and Chuck (2007). He has been married to Jill Stonerock since September 20, 2008.

19. David S. Ward

Writer | The Sting

David S. Ward was born on October 25, 1945 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as David Schad Ward. He is a writer, known for The Sting (1973), Sleepless in Seattle (1993) and Major League II (1994). He is married to Marie-Louis White. He was previously married to Christine Atwood and Rosanna DeSoto.

20. Amy Van Nostrand

Actress | Year by the Sea

Amy Van Nostrand has appeared on stage at The Guthrie Theater ("Six Degrees Of Separation"), The Huntington Theatre ("Dead End", "Heartbreak House" and, as of 3/2004, "What The Butler Saw"), Williamstown Theatre Festival ("The Three Sisters"), The Shakespeare Theatre ("The Taming Of The Shrew"), ...

21. Otis Young

Actor | The Last Detail

Otis Young was born on July 4, 1932 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He was an actor, known for The Last Detail (1973), The Clones (1973) and The Capture of Bigfoot (1979). He was married to Barbara Young and Cara Croninger. He died on October 11, 2001 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

22. Spalding Gray

Writer | Swimming to Cambodia

Spalding Gray was born on June 5, 1941 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Spalding Rockwell Gray. He was an actor and writer, known for Swimming to Cambodia (1987), Kate & Leopold (2001) and The Paper (1994). He was married to Kathleen Russo and Renée Shafransky. He died on January 10, 2004 in...

23. Cormac McCarthy

Writer | The Road

Cormac McCarthy was born on July 20, 1933 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Charles Joseph McCarthy Jr. He is a writer, known for The Road (2009), No Country for Old Men (2007) and The Counsellor (2013). He was previously married to Jennifer Claire Winkley, Anne DeLisle and Lee Holleman.

24. H.P. Lovecraft

Writer | Re-Animator

Born in Providence, Lovecraft was a sickly child whose parents died insane. When he was 16, he wrote the astronomy column in the Providence Tribune. Between 1908 and 1923, he wrote short stories for Weird Tales magazine, among others. He died in Providence, in poverty, on March 15, 1937. His most ...

25. Claudia Jordan

Actress | Middle Men

Claudia's parents met when her father was in the Air Force, stationed at Brindisi, Italy where he met her mother, an Italian native. She was born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island where as an East Providence High School student, she was selected for the All State Track and Field team. She ...

26. Nelson Eddy

Actor | Phantom of the Opera

The only career Nelson Eddy ever considered was singing. His parents were singers, his grandparents were musicians. Unable to afford a teacher, he learned by imitating opera recordings. At age 14 he worked as a telephone operator in a Philadelphia iron foundry. He sold newspaper advertising and ...

27. Taaffe O'Connell

Actress | The Change-Up

Gorgeously buxom and curvaceous blonde bombshell Taaffe O'Connell was born into an upper class family on May 14, 1951 in Providence, Rhode Island. She primarily grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee and was a straight-A student in her grade school years. O'Connell received a masters degree in drama ...

28. Ron McLarty

Actor | The Postman

Ron McLarty was born on April 26, 1947 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is an actor, known for The Postman (1997), St. Vincent (2014) and Cop Rock (1990). He has been married to Kate Skinner since January 1, 2004. He was previously married to Diane Dorothy Tesitor.

29. Kathe Mazur

Actress | American Sniper

Kathe Mazur was born on August 24, 1961 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Käthe Elizabeth Mazur. She is an actress and producer, known for American Sniper (2014), Misery Loves Company (1995) and A Marine Story (2010).

30. Ruth Hussey

Actress | The Philadelphia Story

A graduate of the University of Michigan School of Drama, Ruth Hussey's first show-business job was as a fashion commentator on a local radio station. She journeyed to New York City, where she was signed as a model by the world-famous Powers agency. She obtained some stage roles with touring ...

31. Benjamin Ciaramello

Actor | The Guardian

Benjamin Ciaramello was born in Providence, Rhode Island. The eldest son of 6 to an Italian Gypsy, he traveled quite frequently as a youth moving each year of his upbringing. From an early age he took on a passion for poetry, athletics and all things literature. His professional acting career began...

32. Mark Kiely

Actor | The Edge

Mark Kiely was born on January 16, 1963 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Mark Joseph Kiely. He is an actor, known for The Edge (1997), Bruce Almighty (2003) and The Judge (2014). He is married to Ellen Sue Aarons. They have three children.

33. Susan Eisenberg

Actress | Injustice 2

Susan Eisenberg was born on August 21, 1964 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. She is an actress, known for Injustice 2 (2017).

34. Daniel Farrands

Producer | The Amityville Murders

Daniel Farrands was born on September 3, 1969 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for The Amityville Murders (2018), The Haunting of Sharon Tate (2019) and Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995).

35. Nick Principe

Stunts | The Purge: Election Year

Nick Principe was born on December 30, 1978 in Providence Rhode Island, USA as Nicholas J Principe. He is known for his work on The Purge: Election Year (2016), Waitress (2007) and Grindsploitation (2016).

36. Bill Conti

Composer | For Your Eyes Only

Bill Conti was born on April 13, 1942 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is known for his work on For Your Eyes Only (1981), Rocky (1976) and The Right Stuff (1983).

37. Ava Gaudet

Actress | Ugly Betty

Ava Gaudet was born in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Ava M. Schlink. She is an actress, known for Ugly Betty (2006), Hurt (2009) and Infamous 2 (2011). She is married to Robert Edward Gaudet.

38. Jane Rosenthal

Producer | About a Boy

Jane Rosenthal was born on September 21, 1956 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. She is a producer, known for About a Boy (2002), Wag the Dog (1997) and Rent (2005). She is married to Craig Hatkoff. They have two children.

39. Meredith Vieira

Actress | Get Him to the Greek

Meredith Vieira was born on December 30, 1953 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Meredith Louise Vieira. She is a producer and actress, known for Get Him to the Greek (2010), The Stepford Wives (2004) and Shrek Forever After (2010). She has been married to Richard M. Cohen since June 14, 1986. ...

40. Will Mackenzie

Director | Moonlighting

Will Mackenzie was born on July 24, 1938 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is a director and actor, known for Moonlighting (1985), Family Ties (1982) and Scrubs (2001). He is married to Patricia Cope MacKenzie. They have two children.

41. Gianna Distenca

Actress | Fountains of Wayne: Stacy's Mom

Gianna Distenca was born on May 15, 1989 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Gianna Abbigail Distenca. She is an actress, known for Fountains of Wayne: Stacy's Mom (2003), Señor Crab (2007) and Making the Video (1999).

42. Heath Centazzo

Actor | All American Bikini Car Wash

Heath was born in Providence, Rhode Island. He graduated Syracuse University with BFA in Film and Drama from the Visual and Performing Arts School. Heath started his acting career on stage in New York and L.A.and made appearances in over 20 short films. He made his feature film debut in Calling ...

43. Margaret Ladd

Actress | Falcon Crest

Margaret Ladd was born on November 8, 1942 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. She is an actress, known for Falcon Crest (1981), A Wedding (1978) and The Whales of August (1987). She has been married to Lyle Kessler since 1977.

44. Don Carmody

Producer | Chicago

Don Carmody (Producer) has been producing films and television for close to 40 years. His film credits currently number more than 100 projects, including the smash hits Porky's and Porky's II, the classic A Christmas Story, the Weekend At Bernie's series, The Late Shift (nominated for seven Emmy ...

45. Ava Deluca-Verley

Actress | The Way Way Back

Ava Deluca-Verley was born on September 27, 1989 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. She is an actress, known for The Way Way Back (2013), Growing Up Fisher (2014) and Ring of Silence (2019).

46. Phyllis Applegate

Actress | Big Momma's House

Phyllis Applegate was born on May 8, 1944 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. She is an actress, known for Big Momma's House (2000), Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015) and Black Dynamite (2009).

47. Baxter Churchville

Director | Champions of the Deep

Baxter Churchville grew up in New England, and attended Harvard, where he earned his BA in History. Following graduation, he traveled throughout the Asian continent on a film study program. Upon returning to the states, he earned his Master of Fine Arts degree from Columbia University, School of ...

48. Robert Gorrie

Actor | Gotham

Robert Gorrie was born on April 6, 1987 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Gotham (2014), Bull (2016) and One Life to Live (2013).

49. Carolyn Chiodini-Cable

Writer | In the Open

Carolyn Chiodini-Cable was born in Rhode Island into a creative and cultured environment. She studied dance and gymnastics as a child. She entertained in plays and musicals. Music has always been an integral part of life. Carolyn's father is acclaimed jazz artist, John Chiodini. Carolyn came into ...


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