Birth Place Matching "Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

21 names.

1. Alexis Knapp

Actress | Pitch Perfect

Alexis Merizalde Knapp hails from Allegheny in Pennsylvania. She worked as a model before breaking into acting, starting with small roles in Couples Retreat (2009) and Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010). She also came to public attention during a high-profile relationship...

2. Lois Weber

Director | Suspense

Lois Weber, who had been a street-corner evangelist before entering motion pictures in 1905, became the first American woman movie director of note, and a major one at that. Herbert Blaché, the husband of Frenchwoman Alice Guy, the first woman to direct a motion picture (and arguably, the first ...

3. Stanley Fields

Actor | Little Caesar

Stanley Fields was born on May 20, 1883 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA as Walter L. Agnew. He was an actor, known for Little Caesar (1931), Cimarron (1931) and Island of Lost Souls (1932). He was married to Alta Bailey. He died on April 23, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

4. Martha Graham

Actress | Heretic

American dancer and choreographer Martha Graham was a revolutionary artist of modern dance in the early 20th century. Born in Allegheny, a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in May 1894, her family moved to California when she was 10. She was inspired at that early age to become a dancer when she ...

5. Hal Skelly

Actor | The Dance of Life

Dancer Hal Skelly was born in Wisconsin in 1892, he left home at 15 to join a circus, went with 17 to comedy, toured with light opera China and Japan, joined after that Dockstader's minstrels, made his Broadway debut in 1918 in "Fiddlers Three". His biggest success was the play "Burlesque", what ...

6. Harry Todd

Actor | One Is Guilty

Harry Todd was born on December 13, 1863 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA as John Nelson Todd. He was an actor, known for One Is Guilty (1934), Tea: With a Kick! (1923) and When Macbeth Came to Snakeville (1914). He was married to Margaret Joslin. He died on February 15, 1935 in Glendale, California...

7. Gertrude Stein

Writer | Omnibus

Gertrude Stein was the fifth child in the Daniel and Amelia Stein family. She grew up in a trilingual environment, spending her childhood in Vienna and Paris, then living in California. She graduated from Radcliffe College and went to the Medical School at Johns Hopkins University for 2 years. She ...

8. Mary Roberts Rinehart

Writer | The Bat

Mary Roberts Rinehart was born on August 12, 1876 in Allegheny City [now North Side, Pittsburgh], Pennsylvania, USA as Mary Ella Roberts. She was a writer, known for The Bat (1959), The Bat Whispers (1930) and The Nurse's Secret (1941). She was married to Stanley Rinehart. She died on September 22,...

9. Herbert Summer

Actor | Night of the Living Dead

Herbert Summer was born in 1925 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for Night of the Living Dead (1968) and Autopsy of the Dead (2009).

10. Lesser Samuels

Writer | No Way Out

Oscar-nominated American screenwriter. Graduated with a degree in metallurgy from Carnegie Tech and worked in the steel industry, prior to entering the motion picture business. Wrote his first few scripts in London for British films, until he was signed under contract by MGM in 1939. From 1958, he ...

11. Lulu Glaser

Actress | Love's Pilgrimage to America

Lulu Glaser was born on June 2, 1874 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA as Lillian Glaser. She was an actress, known for Love's Pilgrimage to America (1916), How Molly Malone Made Good (1915) and Pathé's Weekly, No. 63 (1913). She was married to Tom Richards and Ralph Herz. She died on ...

13. Bob Pepper

Actor | The Hidden Eye

Bob Pepper was born on June 10, 1915 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA as Robert C. Pepper. He is known for his work on The Hidden Eye (1945), The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947) and Without Reservations (1946). He died on October 27, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

14. Herbert W. Browar

Producer | Panic!

Herbert W. Browar was born on April 21, 1918 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA as Herbert Wise Browar. He is known for his work on Panic! (1957), Mister Ed (1958) and Flight (1958). He died on May 19, 2001 in Burbank, California, USA.

15. Regis Survinski

Special Effects | Night of the Living Dead

Regis Survinski was born on December 2, 1928 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on Night of the Living Dead (1968), The Crazies (1973) and Season of the Witch (1972). He died on November 2, 2012 in Pennsylvania.

16. Eugene Grennan

Self | Enola Gay and the Atomic Bombing of Japan

Eugene Grennan was born on August 11, 1914 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA as Eugene Simon Grennan. He died on December 14, 2001 in Tacoma, Washington, USA.

18. Bob Reel McKee

Actor | Happy Days

Bob Reel McKee was born on October 18, 1901 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA as Robert Reel McKee. He was an actor, known for Happy Days (1929) and Framed! (1931). He died on May 30, 1958 in Allegheny.

19. Elizabeth Fisher

Self | Money Talks

Elizabeth Fisher was born on April 1, 1913 in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA as Elizabeth M. Kenowsky. She was married to Zachary Fisher. She died on January 12, 2004 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

20. Charles M. Kirk

Art Department | Morning Glory

Kirk started as a set decorator in 1921 and was promoted to full art director while working for D.W. Griffithat United Artists. He was best known for his Parisian exteriors on Orphans of the Storm (1921). Kirk remained with Griffith until 1925, then made the rounds of almost all the major Hollywood...

21. Cyrus Townsend Brady

Writer | The Woman in the Web

Cyrus Brady, an Episcopal minister, was a successful author, with over 100 books to his credit, and went to work for Vitagraph in 1914 as a screenwriter. He wrote everything from romances to action pictures, and even took on the serial genre. His brother, Jasper Ewing Brady, was also a screenwriter...

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