Birth Place Matching "Portland, Oregon, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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 ...
Actress | Desperate Housewives
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 ...
6. 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 ...
7. Kim Rhodes
Actress | Supernatural
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, ...
8. 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).
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 ...
10. Mitch Pileggi
Actor | The X Files
Mitch Pileggi was born on April 5, 1952 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Mitchell Craig Pileggi. He is an actor, known for The X-Files (1993), The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008) and Basic Instinct (1992). He has been married to Arlene Warren since January 1, 1997. They have one child. He was ...
11. 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...
16. 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 ...
18. 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. Erin Way
Actress | Alphas
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 ...
21. John Robinson
Actor | Elephant
Likes snowboarding and plays lacrosse for his school. He was chosen out of 3000 children to play in the controversial film by Gus Van Sant which mirrors the Columbine school shootings called Elephant (2003). John took acting classes in Portland years prior to his acting debut in this movie. Coming ...
23. 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 ...
24. Jessa Rhodes
Actress | The Insatiable Miss Jessa Rhodes
Slender and attractive 5'6" blonde Jessa Rhodes was born on June 29, 1993 in Portland, Oregon. The youngest in a family of seven children, Jessa was raised in a Christian home and was a shy girl growing up. She lost her virginity at age fifteen. Rhodes was approached at age eighteen by the adult ...
25. 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 ...
26. 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. ...
27. 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 is married to Shawn Cloninger. They have one child.
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 ...
33. 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 ...
34. 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 ...
35. Gordon Scott
Actor | Tarzan the Magnificent
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...
36. 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 ...
39. 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 ...
40. Mayo Methot
Actress | Virtue
Mayo Methot was born on March 3, 1904 in Portland, Oregon, USA. She was an actress, known for Virtue (1932), Jimmy the Gent (1934) 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.
41. 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.
42. 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 Broad Minded (1931). She was married to Eugene Berman, Stewart McDonald and Edward Buzzell. She died on February 11, ...
43. Debra Lamb
Actress | A Blood Story
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, ...
44. 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 ...
45. 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 ...
46. Rachel Ames
Actress | When Worlds Collide
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 ...
47. Jillian Clare
Actress | Pretty Broken
Born in Portland, Oregon, Jillian Clare has appeared on both the big and small screen in numerous projects including her double award winning portrayal of pre-teen 'Abby Deveraux' on NBC's Days Of Our Lives and guest appearances on ABC's Castle and Suburgatory, etc. Her most well-known character on...
48. 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), Like Mike (2002) and Best of the Best (1989). He was previously married to Sale Johnson, Phylicia Rashad, Matilda Johnson and Deidre Waters.
50. 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 ...