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 ...
5. 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 ...
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.
8. Jane Curtin
Actress | 3rd Rock from the Sun
Jane Therese Curtin was born September 6th, 1947. Years later, a 27-year-old Jane Curtin 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 ...
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...
11. 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 ...
12. Traci Bingham
Actress | East of Hollywood
Traci Bingham was born on January 13, 1968 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA as Julie Anne Smith. She is an actress, known for East of Hollywood (2015), Baywatch (1989) and Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995). She was previously married to Robb Vallier.
Actor | Popeye
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.
14. 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 ...
16. 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 ...
18. Ian Lithgow
Actor | 3rd Rock from the Sun
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 ...
19. 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.
22. 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 ...
24. 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 ...
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,...
27. 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 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996). He was married to Joanne and Julia. He died on November 3, 2014 in Belmont, Massachusetts.
28. 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.
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...
32. 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,...
33. Tom DeSimone
Director | Bi-Coastal
Writer/ director, Tom DeSimone, was born in Cambridge MA. He received his Bachelor's Degree in directing from Emerson College in Boston and then headed West to UCLA where he earned a Master's Degree in Motion Picture production. Following graduation Tom worked briefly as Post Production Supervisor ...
34. 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...
35. Eddie Waitkus
Self | 1950 World Series
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 ...
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, ...
41. Joe Raciti
Actor | The Wild Wild West
Joe Raciti was born on February 22, 1916 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA as Joseph Anthony Raciti. He was an actor, known for The Wild Wild West (1965), I Spy (1965) and 87th Precinct (1961). He died on February 10, 1979 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.
43. Joe Hyams
Writer | Brubaker
Joe Hyams was born on June 6, 1923 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Brubaker (1980), Quincy M.E. (1976) and Kill the Golden Goose (1979). He was married to Melissa Hyams, Elke Sommer and Eleanor Gustafson. He died on November 8, 2008 in Denver, Colorado, USA.
46. Hal Sutherland
Director | The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure
Hal Sutherland was born in 1929 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure (1967), Flash Gordon (1979) and The New Adventures of Superman (1966). He died on January 16, 2014 in Washington, USA.
48. 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.