Birth Place Matching "Omaha, Nebraska, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Marlon Brando

Actor | Apocalypse Now

Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in ...

2. Jaime King

Actress | My Bloody Valentine

Jaime King was born on April 23, 1979 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for My Bloody Valentine (2009), Sin City (2005) and White Chicks (2004). She has been married to Kyle Newman since November 23, 2007. They have two children.

3. Gabrielle Union

Actress | Bring It On

Gabrielle Union was born on October 29, 1972, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Theresa (Glass), who managed a phone company, and Sylvester E. Union, a military sergeant and business executive. When she was eight, her family moved to Pleasanton, California, where she grew up and attended high school. There, ...

4. Nicholas D'Agosto

Actor | Gotham

Nicholas D'Agosto was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He is the son of Alan and Deanna D'Agosto, and the middle of five children (two older brothers, two younger sisters). He began acting when he was eleven years old, and was a senior at Creighton Preparatory School when he was cast in Election...

5. Nick Nolte

Actor | Warrior

Nick Nolte was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to Helen (King) and Franklin Arthur Nolte, who worked in irrigation pump sales. He has German and British Isles ancestry. Nolte began his career on stage at the Pasadena (California) Playhouse and in regional theatre productions. His breakthrough role was in ...

6. Scott Porter

Actor | Speed Racer

Scott Porter was born on July 14, 1979 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Matthew Scott Porter. He is an actor, known for Speed Racer (2008), Prom Night (2008) and Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series (2017). He has been married to Kelsey Mayfield since April 20, 2013. They have one child.

7. Hallee Hirsh

Actress | You've Got Mail

Born in 1987 at Offut Air Force Base of military parents, Hallee started acting professionally at age 3 while her parents were stationed in Pensacola Fla. She had her first stage role at age 3, was discovered by agents, and immediately began booking commercials first in Florida and, soon after, in ...

8. Montgomery Clift

Actor | From Here to Eternity

Edward Montgomery Clift (nicknamed 'Monty' his entire life) was born on October 17, 1920 in Omaha, Nebraska, just after his twin sister Roberta and eighteen months after his brother Brooks Clift. He was the son of Ethel "Sunny" Anderson (Fogg) and William Brooks Clift. His father made a lot of ...

9. Jorge Garcia

Actor | Lost

Jorge Garcia (born April 28, 1973) is an American actor and comedian. He first came to public attention with his performance as Hector Lopez on the television show Becker, but probably more known later for his portrayal of Hugo "Hurley" Reyes in the television series Lost from 2004 to 2010. Garcia ...

10. Swoosie Kurtz

Actress | Bubble Boy

Swoosie is the only child of author Margo and Frank Kurtz. As her father was a colonel in the U.S. Air Force, she moved often during her school years, living in eight different states. At the University of Southern California she majored in drama; later she attended the London Academy of Music and ...

11. Bryan Greenberg

Actor | How to Make It in America

Bryan Greenberg was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to Denise "Denny" and Carl Greenberg, who are both psychologists. He has a sister, Becca. His family is Jewish. At the age of twelve, Greenberg moved to St. Louis, Missouri, and graduated from Parkway Central High School in Chesterfield, MO. Having ...

12. Alexander Payne

Director | Nebraska

Director, producer and screenwriter Alexander Payne was born in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents, Peggy (Constantine) and George Payne, ran a Greek restaurant. His father is of Greek and German ancestry, and his mother is of Greek descent; the family name was originally Papadopoulos. He has two older ...

13. Andrew Rannells

Actor | Bachelorette

Andrew Rannells was born on August 23, 1978 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Andrew Scott Rannells. He is known for his work on Bachelorette (2012), The Intern (2015) and Sex and the City 2 (2010).

14. Anne Ramsey

Actress | The Goonies

American character actress Anne Ramsey was quite busy in the 1980s despite being in her later years. She hadn't pursued an acting career in motion pictures until late in her life.

Ramsey was born Anne Mobley in Omaha, Nebraska to Eleanor (Smith), a national treasurer of the Girl Scouts, and Nathan ...

15. Fred Astaire

Actor | The Towering Inferno

Fred Astaire was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to Johanna (Geilus) and Fritz Austerlitz, a brewer. Fred entered show business at age 5. He was successful both in vaudeville and on Broadway in partnership with his sister, Adele Astaire. After Adele retired to marry in 1932, Astaire headed to Hollywood. ...

16. Terry Kiser

Actor | Weekend at Bernie's

Excellent, prolific and dependable character actor Terry Kiser was born in Omaha, Nebraska. Terry attended the University of Kansas on both football and dramatic scholarships. He graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering and worked for three years in this profession in his hometown of Omaha...

17. Nicholas Sparks

Writer | Safe Haven

Nicholas Sparks was born on December 31, 1965 in Omaha, Nebraska. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1988 and is one of the more critically-acclaimed authors of the past 5 years. He is the author of 5 best-selling books, including "The Notebook" and "The Rescue". Eleven of his books, ...

18. Reed Morano

Director | The Handmaid's Tale

Reed Morano was born on April 15, 1977 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She is known for directing and executive producing the pilot and episodes 1 & 2 of The Handmaid's Tale (2017) as well as directing the feature film, Meadowland (2015). As a cinematographer, Reed is known for her work on Lemonade (2016)...

19. Dorothy McGuire

Actress | Gentleman's Agreement

A genuine model of sincerity, practicality and dignity in most of the roles she inhabited, actress Dorothy McGuire offered Tinseltown more talent than it probably knew what to do with. A quiet, passive beauty, she had a soothing quality to her open-faced looks and voice. She was a natural when he ...

20. Jay Karnes

Actor | The Shield

Jay Karnes was born in Omaha, NE and attended the University of Kansas, where he studied theatre, history, and political science. He has performed extensively in the regional theater, including in The Tempest, Two Noble Kinsman, Richard II, Macbeth, Coriolanus, Love's Labor's Lost, and Tom ...

21. Farrah Laurel Abraham

Actress | Adam K

Farrah Laurel Abraham is one to watch in 2018! Having started as a young reality television star on the Famed MTV's 16 & Pregnant turned international celebrity on MTV's Teen Mom, emerged as a New York Times Best Selling Author, Advocate for women empowerment, Keynote speaker, Entrepreneur (...

22. Ray Baker

Actor | Animal Kingdom

Ray Baker was born in Omaha, grew up in Colorado, and graduated from the University of Denver. In 1970 he moved to the East Coast, and began his acting career doing improvisational theater in Boston and New York. During 19 years in New York City, he appeared on Broadway in such productions as "...

23. Andy Roddick

Actor | Just Go with It

Andrew Stephen Roddick was born August 30, 1982 in Omaha, Nebraska, to Blanche Ann (Corell), a school teacher, and Jerry John Roddick, a businessman. He has two older brothers, Lawrence and John. His family moved from Omaha to Austin, Texas when Andy was four years old and then to Boca Raton, ...

24. John Beasley

Actor | The Sum of All Fears

John Beasley was born on June 26, 1943 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He is known for his work on The Sum of All Fears (2002), The Purge: Anarchy (2014) and Walking Tall (2004). He has been married to Judy Beasley since 1965. They have two children.

25. Andy Milder

Actor | Apollo 13

Andy Milder was born on August 16, 1969 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He is an actor, known for Apollo 13 (1995), Armageddon (1998) and Frost/Nixon (2008). He is married to Dr. Betty Lee.

26. Yolonda Ross

Actress | The Chi

Yolonda Ross was born in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for The Chi (2018), The Get Down (2016) and Whitney (2015).

27. Inga Swenson

Actress | The Miracle Worker

Inga Swenson was born on December 29, 1932 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She is an actress, known for The Miracle Worker (1962), Benson (1979) and Playhouse 90 (1956). She has been married to Lowell Harris since February 21, 1953. They have two children.

28. Pamela Austin

Actress | The Wild Wild West

Pamela Austin was born on December 20, 1941 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Pamela Joan Akert. She is an actress, known for The Wild Wild West (1965), Blue Hawaii (1961) and Evil Roy Slade (1972). She has been married to Léopold Wyler since January 9, 1974. She was previously married to Guy McElwaine ...

29. Steve Borden

Actor | Ready to Rumble

He has held the WCW World Title 10 times, and has been the US, Tag, TV, and the US tag champ. He has been the only wrestler to stay in WCW since the late 1980s and he had reconstructive knee surgery in 1991. Steve aka Sting was also the only wrestler from WCW who never worked for WWE until 2014 ...

30. Elizabeth Gudenrath

Actress | The Princess Diaries

An Omaha, Nebraska native. After moving to Los Angeles, Garry Marshall noticed Beth's talent and cast her as Gretel in "Hansel & Gretel" at his Falcon Theatre in Toluca Lake, CA. She went on to work with Garry in "The Princess Diaries I & II" and also played Shelby in the Falcon Theatre's rendition...

31. James Adomian

Actor | Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay

James Adomian was born on January 31, 1980 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as James Haig Adomian. He is an actor and writer, known for Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008), Trunk'd (2014) and California's Lost Gold (2012).

32. Max Baer

Actor | The Prizefighter and the Lady

Max Baer is arguably best known today for siring Max Baer Jr., the actor who played Jethro Bodine on the classic TV series The Beverly Hillbillies (1962). However, old-timers, followers of the sweet science and viewers of the film Cinderella Man (2005) all know that Max Sr. was boxing's heavyweight...

33. Vivi Janiss

Actress | Lux Video Theatre

Vivi Janiss was born on May 29, 1911 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Vivian Audrey Jacobsen. She was an actress, known for Lux Video Theatre (1950), The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues (1955) and Ben Casey (1961). She was married to John Larch and Robert Cummings. She died on September 7, 1988 in Los ...

34. Lindsay Bloom

Actress | Charlie's Christmas Wish

With her stunning beauty, winning brash'n'bubbly personality, considerable vitality, and solid acting skills. She set the stage for 70's Blonde Bombshell. Lindsay was born in Omaha, Nebraska on August 28, 1950. Bloom began her show business career as a participant in beauty contests. She won the ...

35. Paula Zahn

Actress | Murphy Brown

Paula Zahn was born on February 24, 1956 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Paula Ann Zahn. She is a producer and actress, known for Murphy Brown (1988), On the Case with Paula Zahn (2009) and P.S. (1997). She was previously married to Richard Cohen.

36. Craig Anton

Actor | Phil of the Future

Craig Anton was born on August 28, 1962 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Craig Ward Anton. He is an actor and writer, known for Phil of the Future (2004), Careless (2007) and Weeds (2005).

37. Buddy Baer

Actor | Quo Vadis

Buddy was the younger brother of world heavyweight champion Max Baer. In films, he played giants in Quo Vadis (1951) and Jack and the Beanstalk (1952). When television westerns were in vogue in the '50s and '60s, he often played the heavy to super-sized heroes James Arness, Clint Walker and Chuck ...

38. Lynn 'Red' Williams

Actor | Mortal Kombat: Annihilation

Athelete-turned-actor, Lynn Williams enjoyed a career that tittered between both television and film. After his time in football, playing for the Los Angeles Rams and later the San Diego Chargers, Lynn made his next move. In 1992, he attended a try-out for American Gladiators and was selected out ...

39. Wesley Addy

Actor | Kiss Me Deadly

Character actor Wesley Addy began his prolific career as a prime player on the classical stage before coming to occasional films and TV in the early 1950s. Known for his intelligent, white-collar demeanor and lean, icy, cultivated menace, the silver-haired performer, who was actually born in Omaha,...

40. Lisa Masters

Actress | The Stepford Wives

Lisa Masters was born in Omaha Nebraska, but grew up in Asheville, North Carolina, where she started her career as a news reporter after graduating from Appalachian State University in Broadcasting with a minor in Modern Dance.

Lisa later moved to New York City to model and attended Columbia ...

41. Angelo Rossitto

Actor | Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

Small in stature at only 2' 11", but big in demand onscreen, the diminutive Angelo Rossitto was one of Hollywood's busiest "small" actors and appeared in over 70 feature films between 1927 until 1987!

Born in Omaha, Nebraska in February 1908, Rossitto first appeared in silent films alongside stars ...

42. Jim Fitzpatrick

Actor | Armageddon

Jim Fitzpatrick was born in Omaha, Nebraska, on Offutt Air Force Base, better known as SAC (Strategic Air Command) headquarters. He eventually returned to Florida where his parents (Jim Sr. and Cookie) are from and began his acting career on the stage at the tender age of 13 when he appeared in his...

43. Elliott Smith

Soundtrack | Good Will Hunting

Elliott Smith was born on August 6, 1969 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Steven Paul Smith. He died on October 21, 2003 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

44. Cherien Dabis

Producer | Amreeka

Cherien Dabis was born on November 27, 1976 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She is a producer and writer, known for Amreeka (2009), Empire (2015) and May in the Summer (2013).

45. James M. Connor

Actor | Watchmen

James M. Connor was born on June 16, 1960 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Watchmen (2009), Blades of Glory (2007) and Meet Dave (2008).

46. Warren Buffett

Actor | Entourage

Warren Edward Buffett born in Omaha ( August 30, 1930 ). He developed an interest in business and investing in his youth, eventually entering the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1947 before transferring and graduating from University of Nebraska-Lincoln at the age of 19. Buffett...

47. William Dozier

Producer | The Green Hornet

William Dozier was an American TV and movie producer who made it to the top of the TV heap briefly in the mid-1960s with his show Batman: The Movie (1966). Born on February 13, 1908 in Omaha, Nebraska, Dozier was also known for his wives. After divorcing his first wife, he was married to ...

48. Jean Heather

Actress | Double Indemnity

Jean Heather was born on February 21, 1921 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Jeanne Ellen Hetherington. She was an actress, known for Double Indemnity (1944), Going My Way (1944) and National Barn Dance (1944). She was married to Arthur Ferdinand Meier (John Stockton). She died on October 29, 1995 in Los ...

49. Miranda Wilson

Actress | An American Attorney in London

Miranda Wilson was born in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. Her given name was Cheryl Ann, which she changed to Miranda, in her mid twenties. Fans from her years on Days of Our Lives (1965) and Capitol (1982) received postcards announcing the change. Santa Barbara (1984) was the first series regular role she ...

50. Malcolm X

Writer | Malcolm X

Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, one of seven children. His father, Earl Little, was a Baptist preacher who supported Marcus Garvey's Back to Africa movement. When Malcolm was four, the family moved to Lansing, Michigan, where Earl attempted opening a store ...


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