Birth Place Matching "Portland, Oregon, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Katee Sackhoff

Actress | Battlestar Galactica

Kathryn Ann "Katee" Sackhoff (born April 8, 1980) is an American actress known for playing Lieutenant Kara "Starbuck" Thrace on the Sci Fi Channel's television program Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009). She was nominated for four Saturn Awards for her work on Battlestar Galactica and won the award ...

2. Barbara Niven

Actress | A Perfect Ending

Barbara Niven was born on February 26, 1953 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Barbara Lee Bucholz. She is an actress and producer, known for A Perfect Ending (2012), Chesapeake Shores (2016) and The Rat Pack (1998).

3. Laura Allen

Actress | The Tale

Grew up on Bainbridge Island, Washington. Attended Wellesley College as a Sociology major and graduated in 1996. She worked with the NYPD as a domestic violence counselor before pursuing acting.

4. Kaitlin Olson

Actress | Finding Dory

Born in Portland, Oregon, Kaitlin cultivated her passion for acting at the University of Oregon, where she got her Bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts. After her stint on stage, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting professionally. She began at The Groundlings Theatre in Hollywood, training ...

5. Thomas Mann

Actor | Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Thomas Mann is an American actor. He is best known for Project X (2012), Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015), Brain on Fire (2016) , and Kong: Skull Island (2017).

Mann also appeared in TV Series like The Middle and Fargo.

His film debut was It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010).

6. Kim Rhodes

Actress | Another World

Kim Rhodes grew up in Portland, Oregon. She attended Southern Oregon State College and earned her B.F.A. in Acting and graduated summa cum laude. Kim graduated from Temple University with her Masters in Fine Arts (M.F.A.). She is certified in four kinds of stage combat: hand-to-hand, quarterstaff, ...

7. Ryan Potter

Actor | Big Hero 6

Ryan Potter is an actor, director, martial artist, and photographer. Ryan, though born in the United States, was raised in Tokyo until the age of seven.

Ryan got his start as the lead, "Mike Fukanaga" in Nickelodeon's "Supah Ninjas," (2011-2013) working with the legendary, George Takei, who played ...

8. Brenda Strong

Actress | Starship Troopers

Brenda Strong may be best known for her seminal acting and voice portrayal of "Mary Alice Young" on Desperate Housewives (2004), but this two-time Emmy-nominated and SAG Award-winning actress has had a long and endearing film and television career. Graduating with a degree in Musical Theatre from ...

9. Sally Struthers

Actress | All in the Family

Cute as a button and with a petite, porcelain prettiness and vulnerability that endeared her to the American public, Sally Struthers nabbed a series role in the early 1970s and became a solid part of TV history as a member of a dysfunctional family quartet in the milestone sitcom, All in the Family...

10. Michael Cassidy

Actor | Zoom

Michael Cassidy was born on March 20, 1983 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Zoom (2006), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and The O.C. (2003). He has been married to Laura Eichhorn since August 27, 2006. They have one child.

11. Mitch Pileggi

Actor | Basic Instinct

Mitch Pileggi was born on April 5, 1952 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Mitchell Craig Pileggi. He is an actor, known for Basic Instinct (1992), The X-Files (1993) and The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008). He has been married to Arlene Warren since January 1, 1997. They have one child. He was ...

12. Joel David Moore

Actor | Avatar

Joel David Moore was born on September 25, 1977 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Avatar (2009), Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004) and Grandma's Boy (2006).

13. Judi Meredith

Actress | Jack the Giant Killer

Judi Meredith was born on October 13, 1936 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Judith Clare Boutin. She was an actress, known for Jack the Giant Killer (1962), The Raiders (1963) and Summer Love (1958). She was married to Gary Nelson. She died on April 30, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

14. Bret Harrison

Actor | Orange County

Bret Harrison was born on April 6, 1982 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Bret Michael Harrison. He is an actor and producer, known for Orange County (2002), Mardi Gras: Spring Break (2011) and The O.C. (2003). He has been married to Lauren Zelman since 2012.

15. Bill Hudson

Actor | Hysterical

Bill Hudson was born on October 17, 1949 in Portland, Oregon, USA as William L. Hudson. He is an actor and composer, known for Hysterical (1983), What The (2011) and Big Shots (1987). He was previously married to Cindy Williams and Goldie Hawn.

16. Erin Chambers

Actress | Alvin and the Chipmunks

Erin Chambers (born September 24, 1979) is an American actress, best known for her role as Siobhan McKenna Spencer on ABC soap opera General Hospital. She has made guest appearances in a number of television shows. Chambers was born in Portland, Oregon, and received a BFA in acting from Brigham ...

17. Anne Schedeen

Actress | ALF

Anne Schedeen was born on January 7, 1949 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Luanne Ruth Schedeen. She is an actress, known for ALF (1986), Simon & Simon (1981) and Emergency! (1972). She has been married to Christopher Barrett since 1984. They have one child.

18. Jane Powell

Actress | A Date with Judy

Jane Powell was singing and dancing at an early age. She sang on the radio and performed in theaters before her screen debut in 1944. Through the 1940s and 1950s, she had a successful career in movie musicals. However, in 1957, her career in films ended, as she had outgrown her innocent ...

19. Preston Bailey

Actor | Dexter

Preston Bailey was born in Portland, Oregon. He was scouted by an agent while attending his older brother Brennan Bailey's acting class and was cast in his first national commercial at age 2. Soon after, his family moved to Los Angeles and he booked the first role he auditioned for. Co-starring as ...

20. Bob Steele

Actor | The Big Sleep

Started working with his father on stage when he was two. Later he toured in a comedy act for Fanchon and Marco. His first screen experience was at age 14, in a Pathe production of "Adventures of Bill and Bob".

21. Bruce Abbott

Actor | Re-Animator

While still in his teens, Bruce Abbott discovered the thrill and fulfillment of acting, and followed his dreams to Hollywood. Over the past 20 years, he's made a name for himself as a Dark Prince, excelling in roles that show the duality of human nature in such films as Re-Animator (1985) and ...

22. Erin Way

Actress | The Collection

A former ballet dancer, Way got the acting bug while in high school and has never looked back. She has already worked with such names as Mark Ruffalo, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ron Howard, and Joe Dante. She comes from a family of six children and was home schooled with her two brothers through high ...

23. Matt Lattanzi

Actor | Roxanne

Matt Lattanzi was born on February 1, 1959 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor, known for Roxanne (1987), Grease 2 (1982) and Xanadu (1980). He was previously married to Olivia Newton-John.

24. John Robinson

Actor | Elephant

John Robinson 33, made his acting debut in the Palm d'Or winning film Elephant 2003 directed by Gus van Sant, following this film Stacy Peralta personally selected John to play himself in Lords Of Dogtown 2005 directed by Catherine Hardwicke. John has acted in 40 plus films to include Asia ...

25. Margaux Hemingway

Actress | Inner Sanctum

Born in Portland, Oregon, she grew up in on a farm in Ketchum, Idaho. But dad was Jack Hemingway, son of the Nobel prize winning author Ernest Hemingway and, with that heritage, fame was almost foreordained. By the time she was 21, after the lead in the rape melodrama Lipstick (1976), she had a ...

26. Mayo Methot

Actress | Jimmy the Gent

Mayo Methot was born on March 3, 1904 in Portland, Oregon, USA. She was an actress, known for Jimmy the Gent (1934), Virtue (1932) and Counsellor at Law (1933). She was married to Humphrey Bogart, Percy Tredegar Morgan Jr. and John M. La Mond. She died on June 9, 1951 in Portland.

27. Matt Groening

Writer | The Simpsons

Growing up in Portland, Oregon, Matt Groening did not particularly like school, which is what originally turned him towards drawing. In the mid-1980s, he moved to Los Angeles and started drawing a comic strip named "Life in Hell", which eventually became published in the newspaper where he worked. ...

28. Michelle Clunie

Actress | Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday

Michelle Clunie spent much of her childhood performing in plays, operas and recitals as an actress, dancer and violinist. She was awarded a scholarship to The Academy of Professional Ballet where she studied and apprenticed throughout her teenage years. At 19 years old she sold her violin for $200 ...

29. Kett Turton

Actor | Saved!

Kett was born in Portland, Oregon and raised in Vancouver, Canada. He started acting in local theater when he was only 4. He performed in several plays including "Lost in Yonkers" and "Broadway Bound". Later, he starred in the independent Canadian film "Rollercoaster" and received a nomination for ...

30. Holiday Reinhorn

Writer | Last Seen

Holiday Reinhorn was born in 1964 in Portland, Oregon, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for Last Seen (2002), PUSH (2017) and Inside Edition (1988). She has been married to Rainn Wilson since June 30, 1995. They have one child.

31. Max Records

Actor | Where the Wild Things Are

Max Records was born on June 18, 1997 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor, known for Where the Wild Things Are (2009), I Am Not a Serial Killer (2016) and The Brothers Bloom (2008).

32. Jeff Richards

Actor | Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Jeff Richards, born Richard Mansfield Taylor in Portland, Oregon, was a graduate of Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Washington. Upon graduation he was ready to embark on a career in professional baseball when he entered the Navy in June of 1943. During World War II, he served as a radio technician ...

33. Tonya Harding

Actress | Breakaway

Tonya Harding was born on November 12, 1970 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Tonya Maxine Harding. She is an actress, known for Breakaway (1996), The Prize Fighter (2003) and Bad Signs. She has been married to Joseph Jens Price since June 23, 2010. They have one child. She was previously married to ...

34. David DeCoteau

Director | Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge

A dual citizen of Canada and the USA, David DeCoteau has worked professionally in the movie business since he was 18 years old. He got his start through a generous offer from movie legend Roger Corman, who hired him in 1980 as a production assistant at New World Pictures. In 1986, DeCoteau directed ...

35. Alex Frost

Actor | Elephant

Alex Frost was born on February 17, 1987 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor, known for Elephant (2003), Drillbit Taylor (2008) and Flight 7500 (2014).

36. Jillian Clare

Actress | Pretty Broken

At just 26 years of age, Miss Clare could be considered a show biz veteran. Starting in commercials at the tender age of 7, Jillian has been fortunate to appear on both the big and small screen in numerous projects including her double award winning portrayal of pre-teen 'Abby Deveraux' on NBC's ...

37. Zachary Ray Sherman

Actor | Everything Sucks!

Zachary Ray Sherman was born on February 5, 1984 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Everything Sucks! (2018), Cuck and 90210 (2008).

38. Gordon Scott

Actor | Tarzan's Greatest Adventure

Physical Education major Gordon Weschkul left the University of Oregon after one term. He became an infantry drill instructor (rifle, pistol and bayonet; judo and hand-to-hand combat; close order drill), then a military policeman. After his honorable discharge in 1947, he was a fireman, cowboy, and...

39. Tom Everett

Actor | Dances with Wolves

Graduate of The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts on an ITT International Fellowship in the Fulbright Competition, Tom is an accomplished country singer-songwriter (RCA album - "Porchlight on in Oregon" and the independently released "Still Waters - (A collection of Years)), a Lifetime ...

40. Bonnie Root

Actress | Coming Soon

Bonnie Root was born on August 24, 1975 in Portland, Oregon, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Coming Soon (1999), The Mentalist (2008) and Cold Case (2003). She has been married to Johnny K. since July 2, 2005.

41. Rachel Ames

Actress | General Hospital

Rachel Ames has the distinction of being the longest-running performer on ABC Daytime's longest-running daytime drama, General Hospital (1963), which she joined on February 23, 1964, less than a year after the program's first air date. She has been nominated three times for an Emmy Award as Best ...

42. Kirk Thornton

Actor | Jûbê ninpûchô

Kirk Thornton was born on May 13, 1956 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is known for his work on Ninja Scroll (1993), Ao no ekusoshisuto (2011) and Perfect Blue (1997). He is married to Julie Nesbitt. They have two children.

43. Ahmad Rashad

Actor | Space Jam

Ahmad Rashad was born on November 19, 1949 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Bobby Moore. He is an actor and producer, known for Space Jam (1996), Best of the Best (1989) and Monsters (1988). He has been married to Ana Luz Rodriguez-Paz since April 30, 2016. He was previously married to Sale Johnson, ...

44. Erin Matthews

Actress | Valentine's Day

Erin Matthews was born on February 6, 1973 in Portland, Oregon, USA. She is an actress, known for Valentine's Day (2010), It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005) and Hannah Montana (2006). She was previously married to Christian Campbell.

45. Lisa Foiles

Actress | Your Friends Close

Lisa Foiles was born on September 29, 1986 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Lisa Renee Foiles. She is an actress, known for Your Friends Close (2013), Even Stevens (2000) and The League of S.T.E.A.M. (2010). She has been married to Shawn Cloninger since April 9, 2014. They have one child.

46. Sandra Peabody

Actress | The Last House on the Left

Sandra Peabody was born on January 11, 1948 in Portland, Oregon. She is a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City where she studied with master acting teacher Sanford Meisner for two years. She attended the Carnegie Mellon University where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in ...

47. Ona Munson

Actress | Gone with the Wind

Ona Munson was born on June 16, 1903 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Owena Elizabeth Wolcott. She was an actress, known for Gone with the Wind (1939), The Shanghai Gesture (1941) and Broadminded (1931). She was married to Eugene Berman, Stewart McDonald and Edward Buzzell. She died on February 11, 1955...

48. Jerick Hoffer

Actor | Waxie Moon in Fallen Jewel

Jerick Hoffer was born on September 18, 1987 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Waxie Moon in Fallen Jewel (2015), Steven Universe (2013) and Bravest Warriors (2012).

49. Renn Woods

Self | TruInside

Renn Woods is a legendary icon in stage, TV and film, an amazing vocalist and talented emerging playwright. As a child star and teenage heartthrob, Renn is best-known for her roles as "Fanta" in the Emmy Award-winning TV mini-series Roots (1977). Her unforgettable interpretation of "Aquarius" in ...

50. Debra Lamb

Actress | Gold Mountain

Debra Lamb was born on November 24, 1963 in Portland, Oregon, and moved to Los Angeles, California with her family when she was fifteen years old. Known for portraying a variety of authority figures, Debra has worked with acclaimed directors Kathryn Bigelow, David Lynch, Katt Shea, Paul Verhoeven, ...


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