Birth Place Matching "Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. Jere Burns
Actor | Justified
Best known for his roles "Kirk Morris" and "Jack Farrell", with his sharp, raspy nasal voice, sneering smile and fierce look, Burns has made himself really an actor to watch. He was drawn to acting late in college. After graduating, he re-established himself in New York and landed the title role of...
Actor | Law & Order
Sam Waterston was born on November 15, 1940 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA as Samuel Atkinson Waterston. He is an actor and producer, known for Law & Order (1990), The Killing Fields (1984) and The Great Gatsby (1974). He has been married to Lynn Louisa Woodruff since January 26, 1976. They ...
Actor | Starsky and Hutch
Paul Michael Glaser was born on March 25, 1943 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA as Paul Manfred Glaser. He is an actor and producer, known for Starsky and Hutch (1975), Fiddler on the Roof (1971) and Starsky & Hutch (2004). He was previously married to Tracy Barone and Elizabeth Glaser.
5. Jane Curtin
Actress | 3rd Rock from the Sun
Jane Therese Curtin was born September 6th, 1947. Years later, a 27-year-old Jane auditioned for a comedy variety show. which turned out to be the the thing that would first expose her to fame, Saturday Night Live (1975). Jane won the audition against Mimi Kennedy, a tough competitor. Also in the ...
Actress | State and Main
From the adorably quirky Ann in State and Main, to a sister seeking justice in The Winslow Boy, to the tightly wound risk taker in The Spanish Prisoner, Rebecca Pidgeon has portrayed a wide range of multifaceted characters in both film, television and on the stage. In addition to the aforementioned...
8. Alex Rocco
Actor | The Godfather
Tough and volatile-looking Italianate character actor Alex Rocco was born in Boston and spent time training with such notable teachers as Leonard Nimoy and Jeff Corey to curb his thick Boston accent. In Hollywood from 1963, he worked as a bartender during the lean years and began his TV career in ...
9. Joan O'Brien
Actress | Operation Petticoat
Joan O'Brien began her show-biz career while she was in high school, on a local TV music show in California with Tennessee Ernie Ford. Soon, she was a successful singer, and made the jump to acting. In about half the films she ever made, it appeared that Joan played a nurse. Perhaps her most ...
13. Russi Taylor
Actress | The Simpsons Movie
Russi Taylor was born on May 4, 1944 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA as Russell Taylor. She is an actress, known for The Simpsons Movie (2007), Babe (1995) and DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (1990). She was previously married to Wayne Allwine.
14. Debra Granik
Director | Leave No Trace
Debra Granik (born February 6, 1963) is an American New York City-based independent film and documentary film director and screenwriter. She is most known for 2004's Down to the Bone, which starred Vera Farmiga, 2010's Winter's Bone, which starred Jennifer Lawrence in her breakout performance and ...
15. Andrij Parekh
Cinematographer | Blue Valentine
Of Ukrainian and Indian descent, Andrij studied cinematography at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts (MFA, 2001) and the FAMU film school in Prague. He currently lives and works in New York, shooting features, commercials and music videos. In 2004 he was named one of Filmmaker Magazine's "25 New Faces ...
16. Phil Brown
Actor | Star Wars
Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Phil Brown was the son of a doctor whose work took the family all around the country. After majoring in dramatics at Stanford University, Brown played some of his earliest stage roles as part of New York's Group Theatre. When it folded, he and other Group Theatre ...
17. Ian Lithgow
Actor | Bull
A graduate of Harvard University, Ian Lithgow is an award-winning actor who has performed in TV, film, and in regional theatres across the country including the Goodman Theatre, the American Repertory Theatre, the Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Ahmanson Theatre, and the Pasadena Playhouse. Ian ...
20. Charles Bickford
Actor | The Song of Bernadette
American character actor of gruff voice and appearance who was a fixture in Hollywood pictures from the earliest days of the talkies. The fifth of seven children, he was born in the first minute of 1891. He was a boisterous child, and at nine was tried and acquitted for attempted murder in the ...
Actor | Fletch
Richard Libertini was born in E. Cambridge, Massachusetts, to parents who had come to America from southern Italy. Having grown up in a household where both Italian and English were spoken, he developed an ear for foreign accents. A facility he would later use to advantage on stage and in films.
Cinematographer | Game of Thrones
Kramer Morgenthau is an American cinematographer. He is best known for his work in Godsend (2004), Fracture (2007), Thor: The Dark World (2013), Chef (2014), and Creed II (2018).
He was also director of photography for some episodes of television series such as Vegas, Game of Thrones, Sleepy Hollow,...
26. Danae Nason
Actress | Manchester by the Sea
Danae has become a familiar face in New York television. In addition to appearances on a handful of established one-hour dramas (e.g. Blue Bloods, The Blacklist), she will have a recurring role on the highly-anticipated Starz series, Flesh and Bone. A lover of independent film, she has made a point...
27. Dick Wesson
Writer | The Bob Cummings Show
One of the most recognisable character actors of the 1950s, Boston Massachusetts-born Dick Wesson began his career with his older brother, Gene Wesson, in a comedy act that made the rounds of the nightclub circuit. He made his film debut in the sci-fi classic Destination Moon (1950), and spent his ...
28. Tom Magliozzi
Actor | Cars
Tom Magliozzi was born on June 28, 1937 in East Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA as Thomas Louis Magliozzi. He was an actor and writer, known for Cars (2006), Cars 3 (2017) and Click and Clack's As the Wrench Turns (2008). He was married to Joanne and Julia. He died on November 3, 2014 in Belmont, ...
29. Andrew Sellon
Actor | Gotham
Andrew grew up in Belmont, a suburb of Boston, MA, where as a teenager he dabbled in music, stage magic, and ventriloquism. He split his undergraduate years at Harvard between creating and performing theatre pieces and satisfying his honors academic work. Upon graduation, he moved to NYC to pursue ...
30. Fred Allen
Actor | It's in the Bag!
Fred Allen, the well-known comedian who went on to star in radio, television, and film, was born John Florence Sullivan in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894 and educated at Boston University. His Broadway shows include "The Passing Show of 1922" and "The Greenwich Village Follies".
He produced, wrote...
31. William Forrest
Actor | The Masked Marvel
William Forrest was born on October 10, 1902 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA as William Henry Forrest. He was an actor, known for The Masked Marvel (1943), Private Eyes (1953) and I'll See You in My Dreams (1951). He was married to Myra Wilhelmina Lane. He died on January 26, 1989 in Santa Monica,...
Actor | Mosaic
Christopher was born in West Peabody, Massachusetts. After deciding at the age of 3 to become an artist, clown and muppeteer, he finally settled on acting in theater, television, film and voice over.
His comedic genius can be seen at ComedySportz Improv Utah, his voice over work with NINTENDO, IMAX,...
33. Will Stewart
Actor | Hardcore Henry
Grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where his father was a professor at the Harvard Law School. Has lived in New York City; Berkeley, California; Hyde Park, Chicago; Oxford, England. Attended Concord Academy prep school and Harvard College. Older brother of Elizabeth Stewart.
Actor | Dave
Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill, Jr. (December 9, 1912 - January 5, 1994) was a Massachusetts politician who won the House seat vacated by John F. Kennedy when he ran for the Senate in 1952. An outspoken liberal Democrat, O'Neill became one of the most influential members of the House of Representatives, ...
40. Anne McCaffrey
Writer | Dragonriders of Pern
Anne McCaffrey was born on April 1, 1926 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. She was a writer, known for Dragonriders of Pern, Freedom: First Resistance (2000) and The Ship Who Sang. She was married to H. Wright Johnson. She died on November 21, 2011 in County Wicklow, Ireland.
42. Foster Wilson
Producer | Made Public
Foster is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker and recipient of the 2017 Emergence Award. She made the transition from acting to directing in 2015 while working with the independent film collective, Detroit Street Films. Her short film, Waffles, held its world premiere at the 2017 Inside Out LGBT Film ...
44. Frank Fontaine
Actor | Hit Parade of 1951
Frank Fontaine was born on April 19, 1920 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Hit Parade of 1951 (1950), The Jackie Gleason Show (1966) and The Jack Benny Program (1950). He was married to Alma Clair Wakeham. He died on August 4, 1978 in Spokane, Washington, USA.
46. Eddie Waitkus
Self | We, the People
Eddie Waitkus is the baseball player who inspired the novel "The Natural" by Bernard Malamud, which was made into the movie The Natural (1984), starring Robert Redford as Roy Hobbs. Waitkus was a top defensive first baseman and left-handed line-drive hitter. He was one of the toughest men in the ...
47. Julia Radochia
Actress | Little Pen Lost
Julia Radochia grew up in Arlington, Massachusetts where she attended Arlington High School and appeared in a number of productions. She attended college at Skidmore in Saratoga Springs, NY. Currently, Julia lives in Los Angeles, California. Julia is the sister of Stephen Radochia.
48. Chuck Morrison
Actor | Dick Tracy vs. Crime, Inc.
Chuck Morrison (I) was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was a World War 1 veteran. He passed away on April 18, 1963 from a heart attack at his home at 212 West Owens Street in North Las Vegas, Nevada. He was a veteran of more then thirty years in law enforcement in Las Vegas, Nevada and was the...
49. Jodi Fleisher
Actress | Losing in Love
Jodi Tamar Fleisher was raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She started performing at 6 years old- singing, dancing, doing theater, commercials, & pageants. She received her BFA in Musical Theater from the University of Arizona in their competitive Arizona Repertory Theatre. Jodi loves stage combat, ...