Birth Place Matching "Kingston, Jamaica" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Madge Sinclair

Actress | Coming to America

Madge Sinclair was born Madge Dorita Walters on April 28 1938 in Kingston, Jamaica, married young and had two sons. Madge worked as a teacher in Jamaica until she was 30. She left her two boys with their father and went to New York City to be an actress. She began modeling and later acted with the ...

2. Peter Williams

Actor | The Chronicles of Riddick

Peter Williams was born on December 31, 1957 in Kingston, Jamaica. He is an actor and writer, known for The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), Stargate: Continuum (2008) and Catwoman (2004).

3. Evan Parke

Actor | King Kong

Evan Parke was born on January 2, 1968 in Kingston, Jamaica as Evan Dexter O'Neal Parke. He is an actor, known for King Kong (2005), Planet of the Apes (2001) and The Replacements (2000).

4. Frank Silvera

Actor | Killer's Kiss

He was a highly successful black actor/director in the 1950s and 1960s who - because of his light-skinned appearance - transcended race and ethnicity in his performances. In motion pictures, Frank Silvera was cast as black, Latino, Polynesian and "white"/racially indeterminate (due to black + white...

5. Ziggy Marley

Soundtrack | Shark Tale

Ziggy Marley was born on October 17, 1968 in Kingston, Jamaica as David Marley. He is married to Orly Marley. They have five children.

6. Angela Wynter

Actress | EastEnders

Angela Wynter was born on July 14, 1957 in Kingston, Jamaica. She is an actress, known for EastEnders (1985), Holby City (1999) and Gracie (2015).

7. Paula O'Hara

Actress | The Set Up

Paula O'Hara was born on October 31, 1955 in Kingston, Jamaica as Paula Josephine Murad. She was an actress, known for The Set Up (1995), American Gun (2002) and Silverfox (1991). She was married to James Coburn. She died on July 30, 2004 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

8. Pepa

Soundtrack | Deadpool

Sandra Denton "Pepa" was born in Kingston, Jamaica on November 7, 1964. Her family moved to Queens, New York when she was a child. In 1985, while studying nursing at Queens Borough College, she met Cheryl 'Salt' James. They began rapping together. In 1986, they formed 'Salt-N-Pepa'. Sandra made her...

9. Sean Paul

Soundtrack | Step Up

Sean Paul Francis Henriques (born 9 January 1973), known professionally as Sean Paul, is a Jamaican dancehall rapper, singer and record producer. Sean Paul was born in Kingston, Jamaica to parents Garth and Frances. His mother is a well-known painter. His paternal grandfather is from a Jewish ...

10. Marguerite LeWars

Actress | Dr. No

Marguerite LeWars was born in 1938 in Kingston, Jamaica, British West Indies. She is an actress, known for Dr. No (1962) and Inside 'Dr. No' (2000).

11. Philip Akin

Actor | RoboCop

Philip Akin was born on April 18, 1950 in Kingston, Jamaica. He is known for his work on RoboCop (2014), The Sum of All Fears (2002) and Blindness (2008).

12. Jenna Wolfe

Actress | Homeland

Jenna Wolfe was born on February 26, 1974 in Kingston, Jamaica as Jennifer Wolfeld. She is an actress, known for Homeland (2011), The Buffalo Son (2009) and Royal Pains (2009).

13. Patrick Ewing

Actor | Space Jam

Patrick Ewing was born on August 5, 1962 in Kingston, Jamaica as Patrick Aloysius Ewing. He is an actor, known for Space Jam (1996), Forget Paris (1995) and Funny About Love (1990). He was previously married to Rita Williams.

14. Roxanne Beckford

Actress | A Different World

Roxanne Beckford was born on November 17, 1969 in Kingston, Jamaica. She is known for her work on A Different World (1987), Father of the Bride Part II (1995) and Something's Gotta Give (2003). She has been married to Bob Hoge since July 6, 1996. They have four children.

15. Wayne Gordon

Actor | Into the Badlands

The lifelong athlete Wayne Gordon originated from Kingston, Jamaica. He was born on the 17th of August in 1970. Ten years later, his family moved to England permanently. Growing up, he developed a love for sports, particularly cricket. He competed in Bobsleigh and represented Great Britain for ...

16. Shaggy

Soundtrack | Money Train

Shaggy was born on October 22, 1968 in Kingston, Jamaica as Orville Richard Burrell. He has been married to Rebecca Parker since 2014.

17. Larrington Walker

Actor | The Chinese Detective

Larrington Walker was born in 1947 in Kingston, Jamaica as Larrington St Anthony Walker. He was an actor, known for The Chinese Detective (1981), Taboo (2017) and Human Traffic (1999). He died on September 3, 2017 in Guadeloupe, France.

18. David Reivers

Actor | High School Musical 3: Senior Year

David Reivers was born on November 24, 1962 in Kingston, Jamaica. He is an actor and producer, known for High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008), Poseidon (2006) and Circle (2015).

19. Louie Rankin

Actor | Belly

Louie Rankin was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He is an actor and producer, known for Belly (1998), Lovers N' Strangers (2020) and Shottas (2002).

20. Sanya Hughes

Actress | Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Sanya Hughes was born on October 3, 1982 in Kingston, Jamaica as Sanya Rachel Hughes. She is an actress, known for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) and Women of Island Paradise (2004).

21. Richard Chevolleau

Actor | Narc

Richard Chevolleau was born in October 1966 in Kingston, Jamaica. He is an actor and director, known for Narc (2002), Earth: Final Conflict (1997) and Four Brothers (2005).

22. Jeff Henry

Actor | Days of Our Lives

Jeff got his acting break in The Exorcist III (1990) with George C. Scott and followed this break to Los Angeles. Jeff landed many national commercials upon his arrival in Los Angeles; "Golden Grahams Cereal" with Andre Agassi, "Gatorade," "The Reebok Dan & Dave campaign" with Supermodel Amber Smith...

23. Patrick Kerton

Stunts | Suicide Squad

Patrick Kerton was born on August 2, 1964 in Kingston, Jamaica. He is known for his work on Suicide Squad (2016), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) and 300 (2006).

24. Saskia Garel

Actress | Night Man

Saskia Garel was born in Kingston, Jamaica and immigrated to Toronto, Canada at an early age. Her exotic looks are a result of just the right blend of a Spanish-Jamaican father and a Chinese-Jamaican mother.

She launched her music career in a huge way as one half of the BMG Recording group Love & ...

25. Sardia Robinson

Actress | Samir

Sardia Robinson is an American-Jamaican actress, comedian, writer, producer, and humanitarian. Born in Jamaica and raised by her aunt and grandmother, Sardia has been overcoming obstacles and proving that no dream is impossible her entire life. Eventually reunited with her mother in the U.S., ...

26. Cedella Marley

Actress | The Mighty Quinn

Cedella Marley was born on August 23, 1967 in Kingston, Jamaica. She is an actress, known for The Mighty Quinn (1989), Joey Breaker (1993) and Klash (1995). She has been married to Danny Minto since 1993. They have three children.

27. Nicholas Simmons

Stunts | Terminator Genisys

Nicholas Simmons was born on March 31, 1980 in Kingston, Jamaica as Nicholas Ryan Simmons. He is known for his work on Terminator Genisys (2015), Burn Notice (2007) and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009).

28. Kirk Fraser

Producer | 30 for 30

Kirk Fraser was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He grew up in Lanham, Maryland, where he attended Parkdale High, and Laurel High School. After taking a television production class in his senior year, an interest in Filmmaking developed. He continued to advance his education in Filmmaking and attended ...

29. Anton Phillips

Actor | Space: 1999

Anton Phillips was born on October 31, 1943 in Kingston, Jamaica. He is an actor, known for Space: 1999 (1975), Cosmic Princess (1982) and Alien Attack (1976).

30. Errol Brown

Soundtrack | American Made

Errol Brown was born on November 12, 1943 in Kingston, Jamaica as Lester Errol Brown. He was married to Ginette. He died on May 6, 2015 in the Bahamas.

31. Bill Bushwick

Actor | Martin

Bushwick Bill was born under the name Richard Stephen Shaw in Kingston, Jamaica, on December 1, 1966. His father is a merchant marine, and his mother a maid. According to a source from the Houston Chronicle, he is a high school dropout, and reads at the fourth grade level. He has failed a majority ...

32. Kedar Brown

Actor | Enemy

Kedar Brown was born on April 1, 1968 in Kingston, Jamaica. He is an actor, known for Enemy (2013), Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road (2002) and Sholay (1975).

33. Dennis Scott

Actor | The Cosby Show

Dennis Scott was born on December 16, 1939 in Kingston, Jamaica. He was an actor, known for The Cosby Show (1984). He died on February 21, 1991 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

34. Louise Bennett

Actress | Chi trova un amico trova un tesoro

She received her education from Ebenezer and Calabar Elementary Schools, St. Simon's College, Excelsior College, Friends College (Highgate).

Her contribution to Jamaican cultural life was such that she was honored with the M.B.E., the Norman Manley Award for Excellence (in the field of Arts), the ...

35. Nahtasha Budhi

Actress | Third World Cop

When Nahtasha Budhi enters a room, men and women alike cannot help but pay attention. With her exotic beauty, insatiable energy, and insurmountable charm, she captivates every person she meets.

Budhi first caught worldwide attention with her acting debut when she was four! Budhi's knack for acting ...

36. Charles Hyatt

Actor | Cool Runnings

Charles Hyatt was born on February 14, 1931 in Kingston, Jamaica. He was an actor and writer, known for Cool Runnings (1993), A High Wind in Jamaica (1965) and Freelance (1971). He was married to Marjorie Hyatt. He died on January 1, 2007 in Palm Bay, Florida, USA.

37. Nika Patrice

Actress | The Shield

Nika Patrice was born on April 8, 1979 in Kingston, Jamaica. She is an actress and writer, known for The Shield (2002), Sons of Anarchy (2008) and General Hospital (1963).

38. Alrick Brown

Director | Kinyarwanda

Recognized as one of Filmmaker Magazine's 25 New Faces to Watch, Alrick Brown is an award winning writer, director and producer. His collective works have screened in over 65 festivals worldwide, earning numerous awards and honors. Among them is the HBO Life Through Your Lens Emerging Filmmaker ...

39. Damian Marley

Soundtrack | Knocked Up

Damian Marley was born on July 21, 1978 in Kingston, Jamaica as Damian Robert Nesta Marley.

40. Carl Douglas

Soundtrack | Beverly Hills Ninja

Carl Douglas was born in 1942 in Jamaica. He grew up in both Jamaica and California. Douglas eventually moved to England to study sound engineering. In 1964 Carl formed the group the Big Stampede, which released two singles in Britain. In 1966 Douglas formed another band called the Explosions while...

41. Kool Herc

Self | Beat Street

Kool Herc was born on April 16, 1952 in Kingston, Jamaica as Clive Campbell. He is known for his work on Beat Street (1984), 5 Sides of a Coin (2003) and Arena (1975).

42. Thom Bell

Soundtrack | Avengers: Infinity War

Composer / arranger / record producer Thom Bell is known as one of the chief architects of "The Sound Of Philadelphia". In the mid-'60s he was the house pianist at The Uptown Theatre in Philadelphia and later became musical director for Chubby Checker. In 1966 he partnered up with entrepreneur Stan...

43. Ester Anderson

Actress | A Warm December

Ester Anderson was born on August 4, 1946 in Kingston, Jamaica as Esther Anderson. She is an actress and writer, known for A Warm December (1973), Short Ends (1976) and The Avengers (1961).

44. Karin Taylor

Actress | Baywatch

Gorgeous, buxom and shapely stunner Karin Katherine Taylor was born on November 28, 1971 in Kingston, Jamaica. She's of Jamaican, Chinese and Brazilian descent. Karin and her family moved to Orlando, Florida when she was little. Taylor attended Catholic school and was a church alter girl. She ...

45. Sharon Marley Prendergast

Actress | The Mighty Quinn

Sharon Marley Prendergast was born on November 23, 1964 in Kingston, Jamaica. She is an actress, known for The Mighty Quinn (1989), Deep in the Heart (1983) and Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers: Kozmik (1991).

46. Spragga Benz

Soundtrack | After the Sunset

Spragga Benz was born in Raetown, Kingston, Jamaica as Carlton Grant.

47. Gregory Isaacs

Soundtrack | Fish Tank

Gregory Isaacs was born on July 15, 1951 in Kingston, Jamaica, British West Indies. He was married to Linda. He died on October 25, 2010 in London, England.

48. Marlon Samuda

Actor | Immigrant Brothers

Marlon Samuda was born on March 5, 1992 in Kingston, Jamaica. He is known for his work on Immigrant Brothers (2017), Bang! Bang! and Seeking Mr. Brown (2014).

49. Michael London

Location Management | Lord of the Flies

Michael London was born on April 21, 1955 in Kingston, Jamaica, British West Indies. He is known for his work on Lord of the Flies (1990), Cocktail (1988) and Cool Runnings (1993).

50. Countryman

Actor | No Place Like Home

Countryman was born on May 26, 1946 in Kingston, Jamaica, British West Indies as Edwin Lothan. He was an actor, known for No Place Like Home (2006), Countryman (1982) and Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend (2011). He died on September 18, 2016 in Jamaica.


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