Birth Place Matching "Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Julie Benz

Actress | Dexter

Julie Benz was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on May 1, 1972. Julie's father is a Pittsburgh surgeon and her mother is a figure ice skater. The family settled in nearby Murrysville, when Julie was two, and she started ice skating at age three. She competed in the 1988 U.S. Championships in ...

2. Joe Manganiello

Justice League

Joe Manganiello is an American actor. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Susan (Brachanow) and Charles John Manganiello, and has a younger brother, Nicholas. His father is of Italian descent and his mother has German/Austrian/Croatian and Armenian ancestry. Joe was raised in Mount Lebanon ...

3. Jeff Goldblum

Actor | The Grand Budapest Hotel

Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum was born October 22, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, one of four children of Shirley (Temeles), a radio broadcaster who also ran an appliances firm, and Harold L. Goldblum, a doctor. His father was of Russian Jewish descent and his mother was of Austrian Jewish ancestry.

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4. Shane Black

Writer | Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Considered one of the pioneer screenwriters of the action genre, Black made his mark with his Lethal Weapon (1987) screenplay. He also collaborated on the story of the sequel, Lethal Weapon 2 (1989). Each successive script he turned in had a higher price attached it, from The Last Boy Scout (1991) ...

5. Gillian Jacobs

Actress | Community

Gillian Jacobs was born on 19 October 1982 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US. Her father, William F. Jacobs Jr., is an investment banker and her mother, Martina Magenau Jacobs, is an alumni relations officer at Carnegie Mellon University. She is an alumnus of Mt. Lebanon High School, Pennsylvania, ...

6. Mark Deklin

Actor | Designated Survivor

A critically-acclaimed actor and fight director, Mark has worked on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and at regional theaters across the country in addition to his work in film and television. He holds an MFA from the University of Washington's PATP conservatory, as well as a BA from Penn State University (...

7. Zachary Quinto

Actor | Star Trek

Zachary Quinto was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Margaret J. (McArdle), an Irish-American office worker, and Joseph John Quinto, an Italian-American barber. Zachary graduated from Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh, with the class of 1995, where he won Pittsburgh's Gene Kelly Award ...

8. Scott Glenn

Actor | The Hunt for Red October

Scott Glenn was born January 26, 1939, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Hope and Theodore Glenn, a salesman. As he grew up in Appalachia, his health was poor; he was bedridden for a year and doctors predicted he would limp for the rest of his life. During long periods of illness, Glenn was reading a...

9. Patrick Fabian

Actor | The Last Exorcism

A working actor for over 20 years whose jobs have taken him all over the country and the world, Patrick's credits include playing with everyone from Angela Lansbury to Xena.

Hailing from Central Pennsylvania and armed with a BFA in Performance from Penn State University, Patrick went west to earn an...

10. F. Murray Abraham

Actor | The Grand Budapest Hotel

Academy Award-winning actor F. Murray Abraham was born on October 24, 1939 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in El Paso, Texas. His father, Frederick Abraham, was from an Assyrian Christian (Antiochian) family, from Syria. His mother, Josephine (Stello) Abraham, was the daughter of Italian ...

11. Maddie Ziegler

Actress | Ballerina

Since the age of two, Maddie Ziegler has had a passion for performance. Raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Maddie's mother Melissa enrolled her and her younger sister, Mackenzie Ziegler, in dance classes at a local studio. A few years later the trio starred in the hit Lifetime reality series '...

12. Antoine Fuqua

Director | The Magnificent Seven

Antoine Fuqua is an American film director, known for his work in the film Training Day as well as The Replacement Killers, Tears of the Sun, King Arthur, Shooter, Brooklyn's Finest, Olympus Has Fallen and The Equalizer.

He has directed music videos for such artists as Arrested Development, Prince, ...

13. Ted Cassidy

Actor | Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Ted Cassidy was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in Philippi, West Virginia. He was a well respected actor who portrayed many different characters during his film and television career. His most notable role was Lurch, the faithful butler on the television series The Addams Family (1964)....

14. Lisa Emery

Actress | Admission

Lisa Emery was born on January 29, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for Admission (2013), Unfaithful (2002) and Wolf (1994). She was previously married to Josh Pais.

15. Kevin Peter Hall

Actor | Predator 2

This African American actor attended Penn Hills High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He started his junior year at 6' 5" and finished it at 6' 9"! He played basketball throughout his high-school years and won a scholarship. He averaged 18 points a game and 10 rebounds! He played basketball ...

16. Gene Kelly

Actor | Singin' in the Rain

Eugene Curran Kelly was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the third son of Harriet Catherine (Curran) and James Patrick Joseph Kelly, a phonograph salesman. His father was of Irish descent and his mother was of Irish and German ancestry.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the largest and most powerful studio in...

17. Charles Grodin

Actor | Midnight Run

Charles Grodin was born on April 21, 1935 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Charles Grodinsky. He is an actor and writer, known for Midnight Run (1988), King Kong (1976) and Dave (1993). He has been married to Elissa Durwood since July 1983. They have one child. He was previously married to Julia...

18. Lyle Talbot

Actor | Plan 9 from Outer Space

Lyle Talbot, who appeared in scores of movies from leads in Warner Bros.' "B" pictures to supporting roles in Edward D. Wood Jr.'s legendary kitsch, and later enjoyed a steady TV career as a character actor, was born Lysle Henderson on February 8, 1902, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He grew up in a ...

19. Mackenzie Ziegler

Actress | Total Eclipse

Mackenzie Ziegler has always loved performing on stage. Raised in Pittsburgh, Penn., Mackenzie's mother Melissa enrolled her and her older sister, Maddie Ziegler, in the Abby Lee Dance Company. Little did they know, a few years later their dance studio would be famously known and the trio would be ...

20. Charles Esten

Actor | Nashville

Charles Esten was born on September 9, 1965 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for Nashville (2012), The Postman (1997) and Swing Vote (2008). He has been married to Patty Esten since November 2, 1991. They have three children.

21. William Powell

Actor | The Thin Man

William Powell was on the New York stage by 1912, but it would be ten years before his film career would begin. In 1924 he went to Paramount Pictures, where he was employed for the next seven years. During that time, he played in a number of interesting films, but stardom was elusive. He did ...

22. Billy Porter

Actor | The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy

Before embarking on a career as a mainstream pop vocalist, Billy Porter built a substantial reputation as a theatrical singer in Broadway productions such as Grease and Smokey Joe's Cafe. He made his initial impact by placing 'Love Is On The Way' on the soundtrack to the film First Wives' Club, in ...

23. William Tracy

Actor | The Shop Around the Corner

Pittsburgh-born actor William Tracy was born on December 1, 1917, and began performing professionally as a youth. Trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Art, he appeared in musical and comedy roles until his big break arrived in 1937 at age 19 when he took over the role of fidgety military ...

24. Dena Dietrich

Actress | History of the World: Part I

Dena Dietrich was born on December 4, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for History of the World: Part I (1981), Karen (1975) and Philly (2001).

25. Frank Gorshin

Actor | Twelve Monkeys

Frank John Gorshin Jr. was born on April 5, 1933 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His father, Frank John Sr., was a railroad worker and his mother, Frances, was a seamstress. While in high school, Frank worked as an usher at the Sheridan Square Theatre and began doing impressions of some of his screen ...

26. Billy Gardell

Actor | Bad Santa

Billy Gardell was born on August 20, 1969 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as William R. Gardell. He is an actor and producer, known for Bad Santa (2003), Avenging Angelo (2002) and Dragon Wars: D-War (2007). He has been married to Patty Knight since 2001. They have one child.

27. Amanda Cerny

Actress | The Deleted

Amanda Rachelle Cerny was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and attended Florida State University. With more than 35 million followers across YouTube, Facebook and Instagram, she has emerged as one of the top five most viewed Instagram story accounts in the world. Amanda has acted as an actress in ...

28. Sarah Steele

Actress | The To Do List

Sarah Steele was born on September 16, 1988 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Sarah Jane Steele. She is an actress, known for The To Do List (2013), Spanglish (2004) and Please Give (2010).

29. Jonathan Adams

Actor | Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths

"This fall, Jonathan Adams stars opposite Lacey Chabert in the Hallmark Channel film "The Sweetest Christmas".

Audiences will recognize Jonathan as "Chuck Larabee", the neighbor/cohort of Tim Allen, on "Last Man Standing", the ABC Series that he appeared for the past four seasons.

Prior to that he ...

30. David Conrad

Actor | Men of Honor

David Conrad was born on August 17, 1967 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as David Crawford Conrad. He is an actor, known for Men of Honor (2000), Wedding Crashers (2005) and Anything Else (2003).

31. Sam Sorbo

Actress | Let There Be Light

Sam Sorbo was born on October 18, 1966 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Sandra Jenkins. She is an actress and producer, known for Let There Be Light (2017), Andromeda (2000) and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995). She has been married to Kevin Sorbo since January 5, 1998. They have three ...

32. Sharif Atkins

Actor | ER

Sharif Atkins was born on January 29, 1975 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor and director, known for ER (1994), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and The Open House (2018). He has been married to Bethany Hotchkiss since September 1, 2014. They have one child.

33. Tom Savini

Actor | From Dusk Till Dawn

Inspired by the film Man of a Thousand Faces (1957), a young Tom Savini became fascinated with the magic and illusion of film. He spent his youth in his room creating characters by tirelessly practicing make-up. Later, as a combat photographer in Vietnam, Savini saw first-hand the gruesome carnage ...

34. Stephanie D'Abruzzo

Actress | Scrubs

Stephanie D'Abruzzo was born on December 7, 1971 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Stephanie Ann D'Abruzzo. She is an actress, known for Scrubs (2001), Sesame Street (1969) and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015). She has been married to Craig Shemin since March 12, 2000.

35. Christian Borle

Actor | The Bounty Hunter

Christian Borle was born on October 1, 1973 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for The Bounty Hunter (2010), Legally Blonde: The Musical (2007) and Blackhat (2015). He was previously married to Sutton Foster.

36. Mac Miller

Actor | Scary Movie 5

Mac Miller was born on January 19, 1992 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Malcolm James McCormick. He died on September 7, 2018 in San Fernando Valley, California, USA.

37. Stephen Chbosky

Writer | The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Stephen Chbosky was born on January 25, 1970 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012), Beauty and the Beast (2017) and Wonder (2017). He has been married to Liz Chbosky since 2010.

38. Tom Atkins

Actor | Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Handsome, rugged, versatile and charismatic character actor Tom Atkins was born on November 13, 1935 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Atkins initially became an avid horror film fan in his childhood days; Howard Hawks' immortal classic The Thing from Another World (1951) made an especially strong ...

39. Zelda Rubinstein

Actress | Poltergeist

A marvelously quirky and distinctive 4' 3" character actress, with a larger-than-life presence on film and TV, Zelda Rubinstein gave up a long and stable career in the medical field as a lab technician in order to strive for something more self-fulfilling as middle age settled in. At the age of 45,...

40. Bill Nunn

Actor | Spider-Man

Commanding performer Bill Nunn made his feature debut in fellow Morehouse College graduate Spike Lee's School Daze (1988), but really etched himself into moviegoers' minds as a formidable screen presence in his second film with Lee, Do the Right Thing (1989), playing Radio Raheem, whose ...

41. Greg Nicotero

Make Up Department | The Walking Dead

Gifted SFX and make-up wizard, who learned his trade under the watchful eye of SFX splatter guru Tom Savini. Nicotero and buddies, Howard Berger and Robert Kurtzman started KNB Efx Group in 1988 and the group has provided eye-popping & jaw dropping special effects for major Hollywood releases ...

42. Lauren Morelli

Producer | Orange Is the New Black

Lauren Morelli was born on July 22, 1982 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She is a producer and writer, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), Hum (2017) and Access Hollywood (1996). She has been married to Samira Wiley since March 25, 2017. She was previously married to Stephen Basilone.

43. Kurt Angle

Actor | Warrior

Kurt Steven Angle was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a 1996 Olympic Gold Medal winner in the 220lbs weight category. First ever wrestler to hold the WCW and WWF World Championships during the same calendar year, and has held WWF, Intercontinental, European and Hardcore championships ...

44. Jerry Stahl

Actor | Zoolander

Jerry Stahl was born on September 28, 1953 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on Zoolander (2001), Inland Empire (2006) and Bad Boys II (2003). He is married to Elizabeth. He was previously married to Brandy Alexander.

45. Ed O'Ross

Actor | Red Heat

Rough'n'tumble character actor Ed O'Ross was born as Ed Oross on July 4, 1946 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was an altar boy as a kid and graduated from Munhall High in 1964. Following graduation O'Ross attended both Point Park College and Carnegie Tech. He was an amateur Golden Gloves boxing ...

46. Lamman Rucker

Actor | Why Did I Get Married?

Born in Pittsburgh, his mother had a dance company (the Pittsburgh Black Theater Dance Ensemble) and his father was a drummer, so entertaining is in his blood. His first acting role was as Martin Luther King in the 4th grade. He was in the drama club in 7th grade and then attended high school at ...

47. Justine Ezarik

Actress | Escape the Night

With nearly 3 million subscribers and more than 430 million video views across her five YouTube channels, Justine is one of top female personalities on YouTube. Justine, who has more than 1.5 million Twitter followers, has been named "the most influential person online" by Fast Company and in 2012 ...

48. Dennis Miller

Actor | Joe Dirt

Dennis Miller was born on November 3, 1953 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Joe Dirt (2001), The Net (1995) and Murder at 1600 (1997). He has been married to Ali Espley since April 10, 1988. They have two children.

49. Joe Flaherty

Actor | Happy Gilmore

Joe Flaherty was born on June 21, 1941 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Joseph O'Flaherty. He is an actor and writer, known for Happy Gilmore (1996), Back to the Future Part II (1989) and SCTV Network (1981). He was previously married to Judith.

50. Christopher Allen Nelson

Make Up Department | Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Academy Award winner and 2 time Emmy winner Christopher Allen Nelson moved to Los Angeles at the age of 15. He has established himself as one of the top Special FX Make-up Artists and designers in the industry, after having worked for Rick Baker, Steve Johnson, KNB, Stan Winston, and many more over...


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