Birth Place Matching "Mount Vernon, New York, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Denzel Washington

Actor | Fences

Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at ...

2. Michael Imperioli

Actor | The Sopranos

Imperioli was born James Michael Imperioli in Mt. Vernon, New York on March 26, 1966. His film work began in the late 1980s. An early part that brought him recognition was in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas (1990), as Spider, a local kid who works for the gangsters and has a run-in with a psychopathic ...

3. Michael O'Keefe

Actor | Caddyshack

Michael O'Keefe was born on April 24, 1955 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Raymond Peter O'Keefe Jr. He is an actor and director, known for Caddyshack (1980), Michael Clayton (2007) and The Pledge (2001). He has been married to Emily Donahoe since September 18, 2011. They have one child. He was ...

4. Art Carney

Actor | Firestarter

Art Carney was born on November 4, 1918 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Arthur William Matthew Carney. He was an actor, known for Firestarter (1984), Harry and Tonto (1974) and Last Action Hero (1993). He was married to Jean Wilson Myers (remarried), Barbara Carney and Jean Wilson Myers. He died ...

5. Tami Roman

Actress | Are You Sleeping

Tami Roman grew up in a middle-class, single-parent household in White Plains, NY. Since her mom worked three jobs to support the family, Tami spent many days and nights alone, undoubtedly a "latch-key" kid responsible for raising herself. It wasn't until her mother met and married Ali Akbar that ...

6. Susie Essman

Actress | Curb Your Enthusiasm

Susie Essman was born on May 31, 1955 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Susan Essman. She is an actress and writer, known for Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000), Bolt (2008) and Cop Out (2010). She has been married to Jim Harder since September 13, 2008.

7. Robinne Lee

Actress | Hitch

Robinne Lee (born July 16, 1974) is an American actress and author. She made her screen debut in the 1997 independent film Hav Plenty, and later has appeared in films National Security (2003), Deliver Us from Eva (2003), Hitch (2005), Seven Pounds (2008), Fifty Shades Darker (2017), and Fifty ...

8. David Chase

Producer | The Sopranos

Born in Mt. Vernon, New York, and raised in New Jersey, David Chase (born David DeCesare) dreamed of being a star--a star drummer in a rock band! He spent many years playing drums and bass trying to be part of a successful rock band in the 1960s East Coast music scene. He also loved movies, such as ...

9. Dick Clark

Self | Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

Dick Clark was born and raised in Mount Vernon, New York on November 30, 1929 to Julia Fuller and Richard Augustus Clark. He had one older brother, Bradley, who was killed in World War II. At the age of 16, Clark got his first job in the mailroom of WRUN, a radio station in Utica, New York, which ...

10. Larry Romano

Actor | Lock Up

Larry Romano is an experienced actor with over 25 years' experience in television, movies, and theatre. His acting credits include "The King of Queens," "Donnie Brasco," "The Thin Red Line", "NYPD Blue", "CSI, NY", "LA Law" and "Lock Up". He has appeared on screen with many acclaimed actors, ...

11. Roz Kelly

Actress | New Year's Evil

Roz Kelly was born on July 29, 1942 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for New Year's Evil (1980), Happy Days (1974) and Blansky's Beauties (1977).

12. Kay Johnson

Actress | Madam Satan

The personification of class and cultivation on the movie screen, comely actress Kay Johnson forsook a prominent stage and film career in order to play wife to actor John Cromwell and mother to their two children. Still and all, the elegant actress, reminiscent in looks and style to that of Irene ...

13. Barbara Werle

Actress | Battle of the Bulge

Barbara Werle was born on October 6, 1928 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Barbara May Theresa Werle. She was an actress, known for Battle of the Bulge (1965), Seconds (1966) and Charro! (1969). She was married to John Branca. She died on January 1, 2013 in Carlsbad, California, USA.

14. Susan Harris

Writer | Soap

Susan Harris was born on October 28, 1940 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Susan Spivak. She is a writer and producer, known for Soap (1977), The Golden Girls (1985) and It Takes Two (1982). She was previously married to Paul Junger Witt and Berkeley Harris.

15. Johnny Marks

Soundtrack | Enemy of the State

You may not know his name, at least not right away, but you've surely heard at least one of Johnny Marks's songs at Christmastime. The brother-in-law of Robert L. May, who wrote the original story of "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer," it was he who set the story to music. After failing to sell the ...

16. Danny Mastrogiorgio

Actor | One for the Money

Born in Mount Vernon, New York, just north of the Bronx, Danny (as he is known to friends and family) attended Julliard Drama School after first taking acting at Marin Community College north of San Francisco. Other than three years in San Francisco, he has lived in and around New York City his ...

17. Bernadette Speakes

Actress | Love Jones

Bernadette is a native New Yorker, but spent most of her upbringing in Chicago, IL. After graduating from the University of Georgia, with a Bachelors Degree in Theater, Bernadette ventured out to start her career back in Chicago. She co-stared as "Sheila" in the movie "Love Jones" with Lorenz Tate ...

18. Jean Sincere

Actress | The Incredibles

Jean Sincere was born on August 16, 1919 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Incredibles (2004), Roxanne (1987) and Glee (2009). She was married to Charles Carmine Zambello. She died on April 3, 2013 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

19. Jonathan Larson

Soundtrack | Rent

Jonathan Larson was born to Allan and Nanette Larson in Mount Vernon, New York, on February 4, 1960. A talented actor and musician, he was offered a full scholarship to Adelphi University on Long Island, where he met his idol (and later mentor) Stephen Sondheim. After graduating, he moved to the ...

20. Chris Greene

Actor | Atlanta

Actor/Director Chris Greene was born in Mount Vernon and raised in Yonkers, NY. Like many Actors, Chris found himself between homes at a very young age after his parents separated. Though this was a tough transition for him, Chris dealt with it the best way he knew how...by entertaining a crowd! In...

21. Jeremy Kagan

Director | The Chosen

Jeremy Kagan is a director/writer/producer of feature films and television. His credits include the box-office hits Heroes (1977), The Big Fix (1978) and The Chosen (1981). His The Journey of Natty Gann (1985) was the first US film to win a Gold Prize at the Moscow Film Festival. Other directing ...

22. Jane Wald

Actress | Girl Talk

American comedienne and glamour girl of the 1960s, Jane was invited by her friend, Barbara Steele, to visit the 20th Century-Fox commissary, where she was discovered by an independent producer. She had small but significant roles in J. Lee Thompson's What a Way to Go! (1964), as a beatnik painter ...

23. Robert Allen

Actor | Rio Grande Ranger

As a young man Robert Allen, born Irvine E. Theodore Baehr, learned about horses: he played polo, hunted fox, and rode in the cavalry of of New York Military School, graduating there in 1924. After graduating Dartmouth College in 1929 with a degree in English he worked for a bank which failed in ...

24. Joan Tompkins

Actress | Thriller

Early in her career, in 1938, Joan Tompkins played opposite Henry Fonda in a run of plays in White Plains, New York. She later became well known on radio in the role of Nora Drake. During her long years in radio, she also acted on Broadway in "Pride and Prejudice", "My Sister Eileen" and many other...

25. Adrian Morris

Actor | The Petrified Forest

Adrian Morris was born on January 12, 1907 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Petrified Forest (1936), The Grapes of Wrath (1940) and Angels with Dirty Faces (1938). He died on November 30, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

26. Larry Haines

Actor | The Odd Couple

Appeared in scores of programs from radio's "Golden Age", such as "Suspense", the "Shadow", "Inner Sanctum Mysteries", and "X Minus One". Mr. Haines also starred in a short-lived series of 1953, "That Hammer Guy", in which he played the character created by Mickey Spillane, "Mike Hammer". He was on...

27. Davetta Sherwood

Actress | The Young and the Restless

Born in Mount Vernon, New York, Davetta Sherwood is an accomplished actress, musician and model.

Sherwood began her career in entertainment as a child print model before venturing into acting. She began taking acting lessons and her first role was a feature in the music video for Elektra Recording ...

28. Danny Gerard

Actor | Brooklyn Bridge

Danny Gerard was born on May 29, 1977 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Daniel Gerard Lanzetta. He is an actor, known for Brooklyn Bridge (1991), Desperate Hours (1990) and Starlight: A Musical Movie (1988).

29. E.B. White

Writer | Stuart Little

E.B. White was born on July 11, 1899 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Elwyn Brooks White. He was a writer and actor, known for Stuart Little (1999), Charlotte's Web (2006) and Stuart Little 2 (2002). He was married to Katharine Sergeant Angell. He died on October 1, 1985 in North Brooklin, Maine, ...

30. Art Buchwald

Writer | Surprise Package

Art Buchwald was born on October 20, 1925 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Arthur Buchwald. He was a writer and actor, known for Surprise Package (1960), Playtime (1967) and Hallo Nachbarn! (1963). He was married to Ann McGarry. He died on January 17, 2007 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

31. Gustavo Cunha

Actor | Just Wright

Gustavo was born in Mt. Vernon, New York, USA. He started his show business career at the age 9. His passion is Acting, Soccer, Forensic Science and Business Investments, he loves to invest in properties. Gustavo has a farm in Brazil with mangos, oranges, lemons, Jabuticaba (a fruit from Brazil) ...

32. Lisa Simone Kelly

Actress | Buena Vista Fight Club

Lisa Simone Kelly was born on September 12, 1962 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Lisa Celeste Stroud. She is an actress and producer, known for Buena Vista Fight Club (2000), What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015) and The View (1997).

33. Fred Carney

Actor | Loving Couples

Fred Carney was born on June 10, 1914 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Loving Couples (1980), Meteor (1979) and Cheers (1982). He died on March 2, 2006 in New Jersey, USA.

34. Julie Kurnitz

Actress | Radio Days

Julie Kurnitz was born on September 8, 1942 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Radio Days (1987) and Abuse (1983). She died on July 15, 2004 in New York City, New York.

35. Edwin 'EdVanz'd' Morrow

Actor | We Were Soldiers

'Edwin EdVanzd Morrow (pronounced ed.vanst)' began acting on stage at the early age of 9. After six years of theater performances, he leaped from the stage to the screen when he debuted as "Young Willie Mays" in the HBO movie Soul of the Game (1996), which led to being cast in other films such as ...

36. Ed Limato

Self | Naked Hollywood

Ed Limato was the last of the great Hollywood talent agents - a breed that dwindled with the loss of Stan Kamen and Irving "Swifty" Lazar. Over the years, Ed Limato's client list read like a who's who of Hollywood royalty and Oscar winners, including Antonio Banderas, Michael Biehn, Nicholas Cage, ...

37. Pam Carpenter

Actress | General Hospital

Pam Carpenter was born on August 20, 1970 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for General Hospital (1963) and Only in Your Dreams (2006).

38. Frank Carideo

Self | The Spirit of Notre Dame

Frank Carideo was born on August 4, 1908 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Spirit of Notre Dame (1931). He died on March 17, 1992.

39. Ralph Branca

Actor | Parental Guidance

Ralph Branca was born on January 6, 1926 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Ralph Theodore Joseph Branca. He was an actor, known for Parental Guidance (2012), The Game 365 (2006) and The Ed Sullivan Show (1948). He was married to Ann Mulvey. He died on November 23, 2016 in Rye Brook, New York.

40. Michael Olifiers

Actor | Bruce Almighty

Michael Olifiers was born on April 4, 1968 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Bruce Almighty (2003), NYPD Blue (1993) and Passions (1999).

41. Johnny Marks

Actor | Harmony Row

Johnny Marks was born on November 10, 1909 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Harmony Row (1933). He died on September 3, 1985.

42. Ken Franchi

Garden State

Ken Franchi was born on October 9, 1980 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Garden State (2004), The Last Kiss (2006) and The Ex (2006).

43. Mark Harris

Writer | Bang the Drum Slowly

Mark Harris taught English and creative writing at Arizona State University from 1980 to 2001; he also was the author of five non-fiction books, a collection of essays, and thirteen novels, including "Bang The Drum Slowly", part of a series of five novels about Henry Wiggen, pitcher for the ...

44. M. Xavier O'Connor

Actor | Six Degrees

M. Xavier O'Connor was born on May 1, 1964 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Six Degrees (2006), Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006) and Urchin (2007).

45. Vivian Porter

Moulin Rouge

Vivian Porter was born on July 27, 1911 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Moulin Rouge (1934).

47. Jean Wilson

Actress | Ernest Goes to Camp

Jean Wilson was born in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Ernest Goes to Camp (1987).

48. Larry Auerbach

Director | One Life to Live

More than any other director, Larry Auerbach was synonymous with New York daytime drama, starting with "Love of Life," which he directed for 28 years. When the show ended in 1980, its final scene showed Mr. Auerbach walking from set to set, turning off the lights. The show's demise --at the time it...

49. Linda Fairstein

Writer | Final Jeopardy

Linda Fairstein was born on May 5, 1947 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. She is a writer, known for Final Jeopardy (2001), CBS News Sunday Morning (1979) and Hardcover Mysteries (2010). She has been married to Michael Goldberg since September 2014. She was previously married to Justin Feldman.

50. John Boruff

Actor | Lights Out

John Boruff was born on December 31, 1910 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Lights Out (1946), Matinee Theatre (1955) and The Defenders (1961). He died on January 12, 1993 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA.


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