Birth Place Matching "Compton, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Friday
If you ever want a 6' 7", musclebound, broad-shouldered, shaved-head actor to play a terrifying bodyguard, a soldier of fortune or a fearsome gangster, then Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr. is the man you want. This African-American basketball player turned actor first popped up in minor roles such as a ...
Soundtrack | The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Kendrick Lamar is a hip-hop artist from Compton, California. He's signed with Dr. Dre's label, Aftermath. Kendrick also has his own label, known as 'Top Dawg Entertainment', with includes artists such as Jay Rock, ScHoolboy Q and Ab Soul. Kendrick's major label debut album, 'good kid m.A.A.d city' ...
Soundtrack | Dangerous Minds
With over 17 million records sold worldwide, Grammy award-winning and multi-platinum recording artist Coolio is an artist known around the world as a musical and cooking master of extraordinary reinvention. Growing up during the time of tremendous change in Compton, Calif., Coolio fed on struggle ...
Actor | Street Kings
Jayceon Taylor was born on November 29, 1979 in Compton, California. He was born into a life of gang-banging and hustling. When later interviewed, Taylor, aka The Game says at a young age, he recalls seeing both of his parents preparing to do drive-bys. His father was a Nutty Block Crip and his ...
Music Department | DysFunktional Family
Marion 'Suge' Knight was born on April 19, 1965 in Compton, California, USA as Marion Knight Jr. He is known for his work on DysFunktional Family (2003), Suge Knight: On The Real Death Row Story (2001) and American Dream American Knightmare. He is married to Michelle. They have three children. He ...
8. Elaine Devry
Actress | The Atomic Kid
Elaine Devry was born on January 10, 1930 in Compton, California, USA as Thelma Elaine Mahnken. She is an actress, known for The Atomic Kid (1954), Herbie Rides Again (1974) and The Cheyenne Social Club (1970). She was previously married to Mickey Rooney and Dan Ducich.
Soundtrack | The Watch
Eric Lynn Wright, better known by his stage name Eazy-E, was an American rapper who performed solo and as a member of the group NWA Wright is affectionately called "The Godfather Of Gangsta Rap."
He was born in Compton, California. After dropping out of high school in the tenth grade, he supported ...
12. Ryan Combs
Director | The Wrath of Cain
Compton, California; synonymous with violence and drugs, has chewed up and spit out many of its inhabitants. Suffering loss is not uncommon for families in this area, but Ryan Combs' story is an exception to the rule. Writer, director, producer and CEO of Ironhog Motion Pictures. Combs' upbringing ...
Actress | Washee Ironee
Jacqueline Taylor was born on June 29, 1925 in Compton, California, USA as Jacqueline Devon Taylor. She was an actress, known for Washee Ironee (1934), Shrimps for a Day (1934) and Hi'-Neighbor! (1934). She was married to Jack Fries and Ben Bard. She died on May 5, 2014 in Citrus Heights, ...
Soundtrack | Bright
Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson, popularly known by his stage name YG, is an American hip hop artist. He was born in Compton, California. His 2013's single, "My Nigga" featuring Jeezy and Rich Homie Quan peaked at number 19 on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming the highest charting song of his career. ...
22. Richard Sherman
Actor | Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
Graduated from Dominguez High School in Compton. Ranked among the best wide receiver prospects in the nation. PrepStar All-West selection and SuperPrep All-Far West pick. Named to the Long Beach Press- Telegram's Dream Team as one of the premier recruits in the West. Listed as the 50th-best recruit...
24. Camille Tucker
Writer | Cellular
A graduate of UCLA with a degree in English Literature/Creative Writing, Camille launched her filmmaking career with the short film "Sweet Potato Ride," executive produced by Bill Duke (Predator, Deep Cover, Sister Act II). She has sold screenplays to Sony, Universal, New Line, Fox TV and Disney ...
25. Wayne Bryan
Actor | M*A*S*H
Wayne Bryan was born and raised in Southern California, graduating from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and serving as a U.S. Naval Officer (1968-73). While stationed in San Diego, he began his professional career acting at the Old Globe Theatre, and appearing in local TV commercials...
32. Judith Benezra
Actress | Dirty Love
Judith Benezra is a two-time Emmy nominated producer. After a career as an actress and stand-up comedian, Judith started producing and writing on Kathy Griffin's late-night show on Bravo, 'Kathy.' She also produced a 2-hour live daytime series, and is a Senior Producer, Writer and Field Segment ...
33. Rashad Monson
Actor | Stacy's Mom
Rashad is the first born to a family of five. His family lives in the San Bernardino area where he attends private school. He was born in Compton, California and raised in the San Bernardino.
Rashad's acting abilities was discovered by his mother (a theater major). His mother researched and found ...
35. Tayshaun Prince
Actor | Hood of Horror
Tayshaun Prince was born on February 28, 1980 in Compton, California, USA as Tayshaun Durell Prince. He is an actor, known for Hood of Horror (2006), The 2004 NBA Finals (2004) and The Apprentice (2004). He has been married to Farah Brown since September 2005.
36. Christian Lainez
Sound Department | Night Sky
Christian is a production sound mixer and boom operator with varied interests in film, music, and technology. Born an raised in South Los Angeles, he could not ignore his calling in the film industry. Earning a degree as an Associate of Science in the Recording Arts at the Los Angeles Recording ...
38. Nadine Conner
Actress | Omnibus
Nadine Conner was born on February 20, 1907 in Compton, California, USA as Evelyn Nadine Henderson. She was an actress, known for Omnibus (1952), General Electric Theater (1953) and Carmen (1952). She was married to Laurance Hugh Heacock. She died on March 1, 2003 in Los Alamitos, California.
41. David Rudd
Camera Department | Blue Velvet
David Rudd attended Brooks Institute of Photography and graduated with Honors. Started in the Motion Picture Business in 1980 and has photographed hundreds of Music Videos and Commercials. He has earned an 2000 MTV Music Video Nomination for Metallica "I Disappear". An 2001 Emmy Nomination for ...
Actor | Glass Jaw
American born actor, musician, and director. Jarrell (Pyro) Johnson was born and raised in Compton, California. Jarrell resides in Los Angeles, California. Jarrell has been in TV and Films such as The Verdict with Judge Hatchett, Glass Jaw, Rideshare, Multiple YouTube Series, and The Chunky Zeta. ...
49. Camm Harston
Music Department | Sketchy
Camm Harston grew up in Compton, CA. In high school, he met Louis 'LouLuv' Harris, and the two began making music together. Camm rapped, and Lou produced the beats. The duo collaborated on many songs, including "Babe Ruth", on which Camm shares his story of growing up and struggling with people's ...