Birth Place Matching "Terre Haute, Indiana, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | The Shining
Scatman Crothers was born Benjamin Sherman Crothers on May 23, 1910 in Terre Haute, Indiana. Songwriter ("Dearest One"), actor, composer, singer, comedian and guitarist who, after high school, appeared in nightclubs, hotels, films and on television. He made many records, including his own ...
Actor | Peter Pan
Bill Thompson was born on July 8, 1913 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as William Henry Thompson Jr. He was an actor, known for Peter Pan (1953), Lady and the Tramp (1955) and Sleeping Beauty (1959). He was married to Mary Margaret McBride. He died on July 15, 1971 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
5. Summer Selby
Actress | Leverage: Redemption
Summer Selby is an American film, television and stage actress, voice-over talent, print model, television producer and talk show host, born November 30th in Terre Haute, Indiana and raised on Chicago's South Side.
From when Summer was 8 years old, she wanted to pretend to be other people, not ...
Actor | The First Texan
Chubby Johnson was born Charles Rutledge Johnson on August 13, 1903, in Terre Haute, Indiana. He made a living as a journalist and did not become a movie actor until he was in his 40s, making his debut in the Randolph Scott oater Abilene Town (1946) in support of Scott, Ann Dvorak and Edgar Buchanan...
Actor | ShadowMarsh
He received his SAG-AFTRA card by landing the role of "Rocky" in "Death in the Desert". He auditioned for another role but they wanted him to play "Rocky". Josh Evans who is the son of Robert Evans and Ali McGraw directed this film.
He lives in Palm Springs, California.
He became a "national" member ...
11. Jess Hahn
Actor | New York chiama Superdrago
Indiana-born Jess Hahn never played in an American movie, at least shot on American soil. On the other hand, this friendly giant with a nice sense of humor was a fixture in French movies where he often landed roles as a tough gangster or a Yankee (whether an army officer, a C.I.A./F.B.I. agent or ...
13. Tex Terry
Actor | Death Valley Days
Tex Terry was born on August 22, 1902 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Edward Earl Terry. He is known for his work on Death Valley Days (1952), The Gallant Legion (1948) and Covered Wagon Trails (1940). He was married to Isabel Draesemer and Dorothy Peters. He died on May 18, 1985 in Terre Haute.
14. Joe Keaton
Actor | Sherlock Jr.
Joe Keaton and wife Myra were grade-Z vaudeville performers in the early 1900s. Their son Buster joined the act when he was only a few months old. The act was a rough-and-tumble one, with Buster being thrown around on stage most of the time. As the years went by, Joe Keaton became an alcoholic, ...
15. Trent Gill
Actor | Greenberg
Trent Gill was born in Terre Haute, Indiana. When he was 10 his family moved to Naperville, Illinois where Trent attended Hill Middle School and was a serious athlete. He not only played baseball and football, but was an All-state wrestler for 3 years. His family moved to California when Trent was ...
Actor | Idiot's Delight
Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher was born on July 28, 1891 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Idiot's Delight (1939), Bird of Paradise (1932) and Possessed (1931). He was married to Pauline Mason and Irene Martin. He died on May 22, 1955 in Santa Monica, California, USA.
19. Theodore Dreiser
Writer | A Place in the Sun
Theodore Dreiser was one of the great American writers, and a transitional figure between Victorian America and the "modern" age that was inaugurated after the cessation of hostilities after WWI and the publication of Sinclair Lewis' "Main Street" in 1920. A naturalist with a committed social ...
20. Valeska Suratt
Actress | She
Valeska Suratt was born in Owensville, Indiana on June 28, 1882 to parents of French ancestry. She moved from Terre Haute to Indianapolis, where she worked at a department store in 1899 before moving to Chicago in 1900 to pursue an acting career. She appeared in vaudeville before debuting in ...
22. Lynne Topping
Actress | Hunter
Lynne Topping was born on July 10, 1949 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Lynne Edea Topping. She was an actress, known for Hunter (1984), The Incredible Hulk (1977) and Knight Rider (1982). She was married to James Farrell. She died on April 17, 2011 in New York, New York, USA.
25. Paul Dresser
Soundtrack | My Gal Sal
Composer, songwriter ("My Gal Sal", "On the Banks of the Wabash" [the official Indiana state song]), author, actor, singer, publisher and producer, educated at St. Meinrad's in Switz City, Indiana during training for the priesthood. He joined a medicine show at 16, then toured in vaudeville as a ...
26. Kurt Rambis
Kurt Rambis was born on February 25, 1958 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Darrell Kurt Rambis. He is an actor, known for Johnny Mnemonic: The Interactive Action Movie (1995), 7th Heaven (1996) and The Sentinel (1996). He has been married to Linda Rambis since February 9, 1985. They have three ...
27. Brad Staggs
Actor | V.O. Man
Raised in the great acting Mecca of the mid-west... Rockville, Indiana... Brad discovered at an early age that acting and writing can lead to many terrible things like starvation and laziness. He didn't let that stop him from pursuing his dream of a life on screen, though... lack of funds did that ...
28. Jacob Hashem
Actor | Glee
Jacob Hashem was born in Indiana and raised in Austin, Texas. His mother is a white American air force brat and college professor and his father is a middle eastern 2 time Olympian (4 if you count coaching) and retired banker. Growing up, Jacob played football and baseball, but acting has always ...
31. Ken Parker
Assistant Director | The Immoral Mr. Teas
Ken Parker was born on July 27, 1909 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Kenneth Hensley Parker. He is known for his work on Mr. Tease and His Playthings (1959), Eve and the Handyman (1961) and Russ Meyer's Lorna (1964). He died on September 22, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
33. Anthony Bruce
Actor | Murder at Random
Born in Terre Haute, Indiana, Anthony Bruce began writing student articles for the Terre Haute Tribune in October of 1981 while attending Terre Haute North Vigo High School. He went on to continue his writing for several newspapers and magazines throughout the United States. In 1997 he penned his ...
35. Edward Roseman
Actor | Fantomas
Edward Roseman was born on May 14, 1875 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Ernest Frederick Roseman. He was an actor, known for Fantomas (1920), The Tiger Woman (1917) and Big Hearted Jim (1913). He was married to Sophia Anderson. He died on September 16, 1957 in Syracuse, New York, USA.
Writer | Riverworld
The author of dozens of books and even more short stories, Philip Jose Farmer was born in Indiana in 1918 to George and Lucile Jackson Farmer, but has called Peoria, Illinois, home for most of his life. He revolutionized science-fiction with his 1952 short story (later a novel) titled "The Lovers",...
40. Claude Thornhill
Actor | The Big Broadcast of 1936
Claude Thornhill was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, on August 10 1909. He started playing the piano from the age of ten. His mother, a choir director and church organist, encouraged him to pursue a musical career. Her ambition was for him to become a concert pianist. However, a close friendship with...
43. Rose Melville
Actress | A Leap Year's Wooing
Rose Melville was born on January 30, 1867 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Rosa Smock. She was an actress, known for A Leap Year's Wooing (1916), An Innocent Vampire (1916) and A Baby Grand (1916). She was married to Frank Minzey and Frank Melville. She died on October 8, 1946 in Lake George, New ...
46. Grace Hayward
Writer | Her Unborn Child
A versatile and accomplished young amateur actress, Grace Hayward became a professional before she was 20. Her parents, George and Alida (Carpenter) Hayward, moved from Terre Haute, Indiana, where Grace was born, to Mt. Carmel, Ill. when Grace was in high school. During the 1890s she performed with...
47. Jack Jahries
Jack Jahries was born on June 17, 1905 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as John Herman Jahries. He is known for his work on Citizen Kane (1941), In a Lonely Place (1950) and Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948). He died on July 1, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
48. Orin Jackson
Cinematographer | Speed
Orin Jackson was born on July 28, 1874 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Orin Clay Jackson. He was an actor and cinematographer, known for Speed (1925), The Love Gamble (1925) and Lizzie's Waterloo (1919). He was married to Rose Gardner. He died in December 1936.