Birth Place Matching "Lansing, Michigan, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Scooby-Doo
Matthew Lillard was born in Lansing, Michigan, to Paula and Jeffrey Lillard. He lived with his family in Tustin, California, from first grade to high school graduation. The summer after high school, he was hired as an extra for Ghoulies Go to College (1991). Matthew was the MC of the Nickelodeon ...
Actor | Boogie Nights
Enduring, strong-featured, and genial star of US cinema, Burt Reynolds started off in T.V. westerns in the 1960s and then carved his name into 1970s/1980s popular culture, as a sex symbol (posing nearly naked for "Cosmopolitan" magazine), and on-screen as both a rugged action figure and then as a ...
3. John Hughes
Writer | The Breakfast Club
John Hughes was born on February 18, 1950 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as John Wilden Hughes Jr. He was a writer, known for The Breakfast Club (1985), Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) and Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987). He was married to Nancy Ludwig. He died on August 6, 2009 in Manhattan, ...
Actor | On Deadly Ground
Steven Frederic Seagal was born in Lansing, Michigan, to Patricia Anne (Fisher), a medical technician, and Samuel Seagal, a high school math teacher. His paternal grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants, and his mother had English, German, and distant Irish and Dutch, ancestry. The enigmatic ...
Actor | The West Wing
Timothy Busfield is a Producer, Director and Emmy Award winning actor with over 650 professional credits. As an actor he has been a series regular or recurring character in 14 series including "Thirtysomething", "The West Wing", "Entourage", "Sleepy Hollow", Secrets and Lies", "ED", "Studio 60 on ...
Actress | 10 Things I Hate About You
Susan May Pratt was born on February 8, 1974 in Lansing, Michigan, USA. She is an actress, known for 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Drive Me Crazy (1999) and Open Water 2: Adrift (2006). She has been married to Kenneth Mitchell since May 7, 2006. They have two children.
8. Ryan Devlin
Actor | Deck the Halls
Ryan is an actor, host, and producer, described by his mother as "more handsome than most of those other boys on the TV." Outside of Hollywood, Ryan is a co-founder of This Bar Saves Lives, a social impact company that has helped to save the lives of thousands of children around the world.
10. Taylor Nichols
Actor | Jurassic Park III
Taylor Nichols was born on March 3, 1959 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as Cecil Taylor Nichols. He is an actor and producer, known for Jurassic Park III (2001), Metropolitan (1990) and Barcelona (1994). He has been married to Margarita de Eguilior since 1995.
12. Chris Hansen
Self | Dateline NBC
Chris Hansen was born on March 26, 1959 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as Christopher Edward Hansen. He is an actor, known for Dateline NBC (1992), 30 Rock (2006) and To Catch a Predator (2004). He has been married to Mary Joan Gleich since November 18, 1989. They have two children.
13. Chris Jai Alex
Actor | ThunderCats Roar
Chris Jai Alex is from Lansing, Michigan. Chris was literally born into music. His mother, Gloria Sanford, was an aspiring artist since before his birth. With the exception of minor success and a star search appearance, she remained undiscovered. As the years passed she turned her attention over to...
14. Akie Kotabe
Actor | The Man in the High Castle
Akie Kotabe has long been sought after for his compelling presence on screen, and has built an impressive career playing a variety of roles in television and film, including playing a leading role opposite Oscar-nominated actress Salma Hayek in the action/thriller Everly.
Other notable roles include...
15. Magic Johnson
Producer | Obsessed
Magic Johnson was born on August 14, 1959 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as Earvin Johnson. He is an actor and producer, known for Obsessed (2009), Hair Show (2004) and Dead Tone (2007). He has been married to Cookie Johnson since September 14, 1991. They have two children.
16. William Malone
Director | House on Haunted Hill
Born and raised in Lansing, Michigan, William Malone was inspired by films during weekly trips to the Lucian Theater to see the latest releases of horror films. By age 14 he was making home movies with an 8mm camera and designing monster masks for himself and friends to wear for Halloween.
18. Carl Benton Reid
Actor | In a Lonely Place
Carl Benton Reid was a drama graduate from Carnegie Tech who had several years of stage experience performing at the Cleveland PLayhouse in the 1920's, where he met his future wife, stage actress Hazel Harrison. After moving to New York, he became a noted actor on the Broadway stage with some ...
19. Tim Holmes
Actor | Oz the Great and Powerful
Tim Holmes was born in Lansing, Michigan. He grew up working in his family's flower shop. At age 18, immediately after graduating from high school, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in music. He was signed to MCA Records as a solo artist, T.C. Holmes. He parlayed his music contacts into an...
20. Kyle Misak
Director | Another Brick in the Wall
Kyle is a writer/director from Mattawan, Michigan. He started making short movies in high school and has since gone on to direct over a dozen films, working with many acclaimed actors, including: Creed Bratton ("The Office"), Larry Hankin (Billy Madison), Carel Struycken (The Addams Family), ...
22. Darryl Kurylo
Actor | Power Rangers: Super Legends
Darryl Kurylo was born on November 17, 1965 in East Lansing, Michigan, USA as Darryl Hughes Kurylo. He is an actor, known for Power Rangers: Super Legends (2007), The Punisher (2004) and Destroy All Humans: Path of the Furon (2008). He has been married to Breney Armas since July 27, 1991. They have...
24. Teal Marchande
Actress | Kenan & Kel
Teal Marchande was born on January 11, 1965 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as Belinda Teal Marchande. She is an actress, known for Kenan & Kel (1996), Unapologetically Black (2018) and Two Heads Are Better Than None (2000). She is married to Ravin Caldwell. They have one child.
26. DJ Perry
Producer | 40 Nights
DJ Perry, is an international artist mostly known for his work in the motion picture realm. This Michigan born actor, producer and writer has built an impressive career in the entertainment industry. As CEO of Collective Development Inc. and as an independent producer he's supervised and/or ...
27. Abigail Mason
Actress | Chicago Fire
Abigail Mason was born in Lansing, Michigan, and her interest in "acting" started at the young age of 8. She had done over twenty theatre productions and musicals by the time she was 14. At the age of 15, she attended a talent convention and convinced her parents it was time to visit Los Angeles. ...
Producer | New Nightmare
The wavy brunette and elegant producer Marianne Maddalena has Italian origins, but she was born in Lansing, Michigan in early 60s. She attended Michigan State University and she then traveled to Europe, to study and work in Italy and France. She enter in the world of cinema in early 1986, when she ...
30. John Collins
Art Director | Passengers
Born and raised in East Lansing, Michigan, John Collins has a professional background in architecture, theater, painting, sculpture, and construction. He graduated from the Ball State University School of Architecture (Academic Honors in writing and "Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis" in ...
32. Mark Daniel Cade
Actor | Nice Guy
A native of Michigan, Mark has a BFA in Musical-Theater from the University of Michigan and an MFA in Acting from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. His father, a psychologist, his mother, an elementary school teacher, his oldest sister, a psychologist/lawyer and his other sister a...
38. John Decker
Visual Effects | Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
John Decker has over 23 years of experience in the visual effects industry, spanning feature films, television, commercials and video games.
John's recent credits include the acclaimed genre show "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD", where he helped create the cinematic outer space environments for ...
39. Peter Hanson
Writer | Tales from the Script
Michigan native Peter Hanson studied film production as an undergraduate at NYU and earned his MFA in screenwriting at UCLA. An experienced writer, filmmaker, and teacher, Hanson is the director of films including the acclaimed screenwriting documentary "Tales from the Script," and the writer of ...
41. Lucille Young
Actress | The Scarlet Letter
Lucille Young was born in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, a year after her brother. Her parents' marriage was a difficult and short-lived one. Her mother married a second time and Lucille gained a 1/2 sister, Ethel Terry, b 1888 (also an actor and "classical fancy dancer", as described in her entry in ...
43. John DeMarco
Actor | Wild Faith
Johnny DeMarco is an Actor Born in Lansing, Michigan, His Family came through Ellis Island, New York from Italy with little money but a strong work ethic which has spilled over in his life. Passion for Acting came late in life and has successes in Acting, Producing and Production . Acting Roles ...
Actress | Manna from Heaven
Award-winning novelist and screenwriter, Gabrielle was named a Nicholl Screenwriting Fellow by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She was also selected for the IFP/West screen writing workshop and to attend the Equinoxe Screenwriting Conference in Bordeaux, France. She is the author ...
45. Karen Johnson
Actress | Thy Neighbor
Karen Johnson was born on October 16, 1974 in Lansing, Michigan, USA. She is an actress and assistant director, known for Thy Neighbor (2018), Homeless for the Holidays (2009) and Dreamer: The Movie (2004). She has been married to George A. Johnson since June 26, 1999. They have three children.
47. Trevor Norkey
Producer | Pencil Mark
Trevor is an American producer, writer, director, and actor born in Michigan. He often works on independent films, ranging from comedies to dramas. He is best known for his superhero fan-film franchise 'The Hammer of Mara,' with the first film debuting in 2014, which he created alongside his sister...
48. Mike Hammontree
Director | The Bucket List: Greece
Rising social media star who earned over 300,000 Vine followers before the app was shut down. His unique use of humor in combination with modern trends helped make his videos on Vine and YouTube so popular. Since the shut down of Vine, Mike has made the transition to the business world and ...
50. Matt North
Actor | Nash Bridges
Matt North grew up in Champaign, Illinois and now works in Nashville, TN as a songwriter, drummer, and session musician. He starred opposite James Woods in "Dirty Pictures," winner of the Golden Globe Best TV Movie Award (2001), directed by Frank Pierson (writer of "Cool Hand Luke," "Dog Day ...