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