Birth Place Matching "Amarillo, Texas, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Carolyn Jones was born April 28, 1930, in Amarillo, Texas. Her mother was Jeannette and her sister was Bette (Moriarty). She was an imaginative child, much like her mother. In 1934, her father abandoned the family and her mother moved them in with her parents, also in Amarillo. As a child Carolyn ...
3. Cyd Charisse
Actress | It's Always Fair Weather
Cyd Charisse was born Tula Ellice Finklea on March 8, 1921 in Amarillo, Texas. Born to be a dancer, she spent her early childhood taking ballet lessons and joined the Ballet Russe at age 13. In 1939, she married Nico Charisse, her former dance teacher. In 1943, she appeared in her first film, ...
5. Derek Cecil
Actor | House of Cards
Derek Cecil was born on January 15, 1973 in Amarillo, Texas. He graduated from the University of Houston and the American Conservatory's Advanced Theater Training Program in San Francisco, California. He is a founding member of New York's Rude Mechanicals Theater Company and has acted and directed ...
6. Ann Doran
Actress | Rebel Without a Cause
Ann Doran appeared in over 500 motion pictures and 1000 television shows, by one count. Starting at the age of four, she appeared in hundreds of silent films under assumed names so her father's family wouldn't find out. Rarely a featured player (although Charles Starrett's Rio Grande (1938) is a ...
Actress | Christmas in the Heartland
Born in Amarillo Texas, raised in Tulsa Oklahoma, and the youngest of 3 girls, Paula Trickey attended East Central High School in Tulsa. Paula found her love for acting at the tender age of 8. At a time of grief in her family home, Paula performed and wrote plays in hopes to entertain and cheer up ...
Actor | Taxi Driver
Harry E. Northup has made a living as an actor for 30 years, acting in 37 films, including Mean Streets (1973), Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974), Taxi Driver (1976) (1976 Palme d'Or winner at Cannes), Fighting Mad (1976) (starring role), Citizens Band (1977), Blue Collar (1978), Over the Edge...
10. Les Brandt
Actor | CSI: Miami
Les Brandt was raised on the Great Plains of Amarillo, Texas in the northern most region near historic Palo Duro Canyon, which was the major battle of the Red River War, which ended in the confinement of southern Plains Indians. Was in choir from 7th grade to 11th grade as a 1st Tenor and had hopes...
11. Jorja Curtright
Actress | Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
Jorja Curtright was born on August 14, 1923 in Amarillo, Texas, USA. She was an actress, known for Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955), M (1951) and The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956). She was married to Sidney Sheldon. She died on May 11, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
12. Bradley Dorsey
Actor | Meant to Be
Born and raised in Amarillo, Texas, Bradley knew from a very young age he wanted to pursue a career in the television/film industry. At the age of 17, Bradley had already created and was producing a nationally syndicated radio drama/series titled "Just South of Normal," which aired weekly on over ...
15. Bill Patton
Actor | The Last Chance
Bill Patton was born on June 2, 1894 in Amarillo, Texas, USA as William P. Patton. He is known for his work on The Last Chance (1926), Fangs of Fate (1925) and Beyond the Trail (1926). He was married to Birdie and Emily. He died on December 12, 1951 in Gardena, California, USA.
Self | Omnibus
Virginia Lucille Jones was born on April 23, 1909 in Amarillo, Texas, USA. She is known for her work on Omnibus (1967), One Moment Please (1956) and This Is Your Life (1952). She was married to Benjamin Abraham Price and Oliver Hardy. She died on October 8, 1986 in Burbank, California, USA.
18. Cynthia Baker
Actress | The Fugitive
Cynthia was born Cynthia S. Baker in Amarillo, Texas on 20 August 1947. She started her acting career at Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, Illinois, in 1965. Through her extremely talented work, Cynthia was eventually signed with Shirley Hamilton Talent in Chicago, one of Chicago's oldest and...
21. Jack Wrather
Producer | Lassie
Oil millionaire who bought the rights to "The Lone Ranger". Also produced "Lassie and "Sgt. Preston of the Yukon". He built the Disneyland Hotel, founded Los Angeles' PBS station KCET and turned the Queen Mary and Howard Hughes' experimental airplane, "The Spruce Goose", into tourist attractions in ...
25. Barrymore Barlow
Actor | WWWF Championship Wrestling
Born May 28th, 1958 in Amarillo, Texas, Randal 'Barry' Orton, arrived in Kansas City, Mo. three days later with his mother, Rita, at the wheel of the car. This served as an early sample of what life would hold for the newborn, Barry, as his father, Bob Orton Sr., 'The Big O' was a professional ...
31. Dorothy Babb
Actress | Earl Carroll Sketchbook
Dorothy Babb was born on June 17, 1926 in Amarillo, Texas, USA as Dorothy Mae Babb. She was an actress, known for Earl Carroll Sketchbook (1946), Give Out, Sisters (1942) and How's About It (1943). She died on May 13, 1998 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.
33. Wesley Scott
Actor | Hotel Secrets & Legends
Raised in Cowboy family, Wesley Scott was born in Amarillo, TX and raised in Panhandle, TX. He studied theatre at Texas State University and despite his family suggesting a more stable field, Wesley pursued acting in Austin, TX and then moved to Los Angeles, CA in 2013 where he now resides.
41. Ryan Self
Writer | Official Selection
Ryan Self was born in Amarillo, TX and grew up in St. Louis, MO. He graduated from Bradley University in 2005, where he notably founded the improv group BBQ Kitten. He moved out to LA shortly after graduation to pursue acting and writing. He now writes for film and TV and acts on the stage and ...
42. Dory Funk Jr.
Writer | Starrcade
Semi-retired American professional wrestler and trainer who had great success all over the world. Prior to wrestling, he was one of the many future stars who played football for West Texas State University. He debuted in 1963 after training under his father Dory Funk Sr. and Lou Thesz. While ...
43. Bobby Duncum Jr.
Actor | WCW Monday Nitro
Bobby Duncum Jr. was born on August 26, 1965 in Amarillo, Texas, USA. He was an actor, known for WCW Monday Nitro (1995), WCW World Championship Wrestling (1985) and WCW Thunder (1998). He was married to Michelle Duncum. He died on January 24, 2000 in Austin, Texas.
44. Wayne Hudgins
Editor | Will Rogers: Look Back in Laughter
Wayne Hudgins was born on June 19, 1950 in Amarillo, Texas, USA as Ivan Wayne Hudgins III. He was an editor and actor, known for Will Rogers: Look Back in Laughter (1987), Cinderella Liberty (1973) and As the World Turns (1956). He died on December 18, 1997 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
46. Douglas Stewart
Stunts | Cultivating Charlie
Douglas Stewart (M. Ed/SAG-AFTRA) Producing Artistic Director/Instructor
Douglas Stewart is an accomplished producer, director, presentation trainer, writer, and actor. He has lived in Minneapolis since 2000 and has taught youth acting workshops for stage, television, and film. Stewart founded the ...
50. Kelly Moran
Kelly Moran was born on October 26, 1958 in Amarillo, Texas, USA as Kelly Gene Moran. He was married to Laura Annette Britten Moran. He died on October 25, 2005 in Amarillo.