Birth Place Matching "Compton, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Tommy 'Tiny' Lister

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 ...

2. Kendrick Lamar

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' ...

3. Coolio

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 ...

4. Game

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 ...

5. Krist Novoselic

Actor | World's Greatest Dad

Krist Novoselic was born on May 16, 1965 in Compton, California, USA as Krist Anthony Novoselic. He has been married to Darbury Ayn Stenderu since February 27, 2004. He was previously married to Shelli Dilley.

6. Marion 'Suge' Knight

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 ...

7. Tyga

Soundtrack | Logan

Tyga was born on November 19, 1989 in Compton, California, USA as Micheal Ray Stevenson.

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.

9. MC Eiht

Actor | Menace II Society

MC Eiht was born on May 22, 1967 in Compton, California, USA as Aaron Tylor. He is an actor, known for Menace II Society (1993), Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) and Boyz n the Hood (1991).

10. Eazy-E

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 ...

11. Arthur Reggie III

Actor | Bulworth

Arthur Reggie III was born on July 26, 1983 in Compton, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Bulworth (1998), My Brother and Me (1994) and Martin (1992).

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 ...

13. Skyy Black

Actress | 11 Herbs 'N Spices

Skyy Black was born on October 18, 1979 in Compton, California, USA as Rutha Laverne Lewis. She is an actress.

14. Sincerre LeMore

Actress | Doctor Adventures

Sincerre LeMore was born on January 6, 1978 in Compton, California, USA. She is an actress.

15. Jacqueline Taylor

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, ...

16. YG

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. ...

17. DJ Yella

Soundtrack | Coming to America

DJ Yella was born on December 11, 1967 in Compton, California, USA as Antoine Carraby. He is a producer and editor, known for Coming to America (1988), Straight Outta Compton (2015) and Fame (2009).

18. M.C. Ren

Soundtrack | New Jack City

M.C. Ren was born on June 14, 1969 in Compton, California, USA as Lorenzo Patterson.

19. Devlin Weed

Actor | Black Snake Boned

Devlin Weed was born in Compton, California, USA. He is an actor and director.

20. Mad Mike

Actor | Lone Tiger

Mad Mike was born on August 28, 1969 in Compton, California, USA as Michael Martin. He is an actor, known for Lone Tiger (1996), The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) and Car Warriors (2011).

21. Katherine De Hetre

Actress | Being There

Katherine De Hetre was born on September 18, 1946 in Compton, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Being There (1979), Meteor (1979) and Looker (1981). She died on December 29, 2007 in Compton.

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...

23. Frank De Palma

Director | Private War

Frank De Palma was born on May 3, 1957 in Compton, California, USA. He is a director and writer, known for Private War (1988), Bugs (1995) and Tales from the Darkside (1983).

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...

26. Marcellus Wiley

Actor | Ballers

Marcellus Wiley was born on November 30, 1974 in Compton, California, USA as Marcellus Vernon Wiley. He is an actor and producer, known for Ballers (2015), Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (2015) and The League (2018).

27. Lil' Eazy

Soundtrack | Waist Deep

Lil' Eazy was born on April 23, 1984 in Compton, California, USA as Eric Wright Jr. He is a producer, known for Waist Deep (2006), Eazy-E: The Life and Timez of Eric Wright (2002) and Streets of Compton (2016).

28. Van Elder

Producer | Issues

Van Elder was born in Compton, California, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Issues (2005), Divine Intervention (2007) and Out-of-Body Experience (2004).

29. D. Snoop

Actor | Slutty & Sluttier

D. Snoop was born on August 20, 1979 in Compton, California, USA as Seneca Ahmand Collins.

30. DJ Quik

Soundtrack | Deep Blue Sea

DJ Quik was born on January 18, 1970 in Compton, California, USA as David Marvin Blake.

31. Joey Lanai

Actor | Jane the Virgin

Joey Lanai was born in Compton, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Jane the Virgin (2014), Hit the Floor (2013) and Callous (2009).

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 ...

34. Brandon Jennings

Actor | LUV

Brandon Jennings was born on September 23, 1989 in Compton, California, USA. He is an actor, known for LUV (2012), Gunnin' for That #1 Spot (2008) and Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (1995).

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 ...

37. Gomez Warren

Actor | General Hospital

Born in Compton, California, and raised in Lynwood, Maryland, New York. Has been skateboarding since 1988. Well received DJ at various Hollywood hotspots including Concorde and Josephs, and Loft 11 in San Francisco.

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.

39. Ron Morgan

Stunts | One Night at McCool's

Ron Morgan was born on August 14, 1952 in Compton, California, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for One Night at McCool's (2001), Spy Hard (1996) and Finding Forrester (2000). He has been married to Linda Morgan since March 26, 1983.

40. Anthony Robinson

The Big Bang Theory

Anthony Robinson was born on June 25, 1974 in Compton, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Big Bang Theory (2007), He's Such a Girl (2009) and I Am I (2013).

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 ...

42. Jarrell Pyro Johnson

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. ...

43. Makonnen Sheran

Actor | GGN: Snoop Dogg's Double G News Network

Makonnen Sheran was born on June 13, 1989 in Compton, California, USA.

44. Ernest Johnson

Actor | Auto Recovery

Ernest Johnson was born on April 11, 1961 in Compton, California, USA as Ernest E. Johnson. He is an actor and writer, known for Auto Recovery (2008), Flossin (2001) and Foster Babies (2007).

45. Cliff Livingston

Self | Perry Mason

Cliff Livingston was born on July 2, 1930 in Compton, California, USA as Clifford Lyman Livingston. He was married to Linda. He died on March 13, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

47. Neale Fishback

Location Management | Iron Man

Neale Fishback was born on April 14, 1976 in Compton, California, USA. He is known for his work on Iron Man (2008), John Carter (2012) and The Town (2010).

48. DeLawrence Grant

Self | The NFL on CBS

DeLawrence Grant was born on November 18, 1979 in Compton, California, USA as DeLawrence Grant Jr.

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 ...

50. Ronnie Vines

Actor | Roller Boogie

Ronnie Vines was born on September 9, 1954 in Compton, California, USA as Ronald D. Vines. He is an actor, known for Roller Boogie (1979).


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