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


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1. John Lithgow

Actor | 3rd Rock from the Sun

If "born to the theater" has meaning in determining a person's life path, then John Lithgow is a prime example of this truth. He was born in Rochester, New York, to Sarah Jane (Price), an actress, and Arthur Washington Lithgow III, who was both a theatrical producer and director. John's father was ...

2. Robert Forster

Actor | Jackie Brown

Robert Forster was born Robert Wallace Foster, Jr. in Rochester, New York, to Grace Dorothy (Montanarella) and Robert Wallace Foster, Sr., who worked as an elephant trainer and baking supply company executive. He is of English, Irish, and Italian descent. Forster first become interested in acting ...

3. Suzanne Cryer

Actress | Silicon Valley

Suzanne Cryer was born on January 13, 1967 in Rochester, New York, USA as Suzanne Rossell Cryer. She is an actress, known for Silicon Valley (2014), Seinfeld (1989) and Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (1998). She has been married to Gregory Luke since September 23, 2000. They have three children.

4. Mimi Kennedy

Actress | Midnight in Paris

Mimi Kennedy began her acting career on stage opposite famed TV comedian Sid Caesar. Her theater credits also include her work as Jan in both the national tour and the original Broadway production of "Grease". Work on television has been plentiful for Kennedy following her leading role on the ...

5. Chyna

Actress | Frank McKlusky, C.I.

Chyna had been called "The First Lady of Sports Entertainment". Her accomplishments went far beyond the wrestling ring and anyone's guess. Before exchanging body slams, modeling for top magazines and guest-starring on hundreds of shows,

Chyna was a shy girl who was born Joan Marie Laurer in ...

6. Hugh O'Brian

Actor | Ten Little Indians

Hugh O'Brian had the term "beefcake" written about him during his nascent film years in the early 1950s, but he chose to avoid the obvious typecast as he set up his career.

O'Brian was born Hugh Charles Krampe in Rochester, New York, to Ohio-born parents Edith Lillian (Marks) and Hugh John Krampe, a...

7. Vincent Martella

Actor | Phineas and Ferb

Vincent Michael Martella was born in Rochester, New York, to Donna and Michael Martella, who owns a pizza chain. He was raised in Florida, and is of Italian descent.

Martella, responsible for breathing life into the animated character Phineas in the hit Disney Channel television show Phineas and ...

8. Pete Duel

Actor | Alias Smith and Jones

Born on 24 February 1940 in Rochester, New York, Pete Duel moved to West Hollywood in 1963 following a tour with the National Road Company's "Take Her, She's Mine". After landing small guest spots on various TV series, Pete was cast in a recurring role alongside Sally Field on Gidget (1965) in 1965...

9. Cab Calloway

Soundtrack | The Blues Brothers

Bandleader, songwriter ("Minnie the Moocher", "Are You Hep to That Jive?"), composer, singer, actor and author, educated at Crane College. While studying law, he sang with the band The Alabamians, and took over the group in 1928. He led The Missourians orchestra, then organized and led his own ...

10. Elaine Bromka

Actress | Uncle Buck

Elaine Bromka has been an actress for over thirty years. Film: Cindy, the mom in Uncle Buck; In the Family, Without a Trace. T.V.: Girls, The Sopranos, Sex & the City, E.R., Providence, Dharma & Greg, Sisters, all the Law and Order series, Law and Order: Special Victims' Unit, L&O: Criminal Intent,...

11. Kim Gordon

Actress | I'm Not There.

Kim Gordon was born on April 28, 1953 in Rochester, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for I'm Not There. (2007), Last Days (2005) and The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012). She has been married to Thurston Moore since June 9, 1984. They have one child.

12. Teddy Geiger

Actor | The Rocker

Teddy's career in the entertainment industry started when he entered into the VH1 2004 TV Contest 'In Search of the Partridge Family' where he caught the eye of influential industry execs and was signed to Columbia Records.

He subsequently catapulted to stardom with the international hit, "For You I...

13. Savanna Samson

Actress | Looking In

Savanna Samson was trained as a ballerina, spending years at ballet school. That training eventually served her well when she decided to become an exotic dancer, and her talent and extraordinary beauty landed her a job at Scores, one of the country's top "gentleman's clubs", in New York City. Her ...

14. Melanie Good

Actress | Private Parts

Melanie Good was born on February 9, 1969 in Rochester, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Private Parts (1997), Seinfeld (1989) and Howard Stern (1994).

15. Dan Finnerty

Actor | The Hangover

Dan Finnerty was born on January 22, 1970 in Rochester, New York, USA as Daniel M. Finnerty. He is an actor, known for The Hangover (2009), Old School (2003) and The Terminal (2004). He has been married to Kathy Najimy since August 8, 1995. They have one child.

16. Sabrina Gennarino

Actress | The Walking Dead

Sabrina Gennarino was born in Rochester, New York. She moved to New York City to continue modeling and attend college. She rediscovered her passion for acting when a friend asked her to be in a play. She played two different roles, after only two nights of rehearsal, to rave critical review.

Sabrina...

17. Robert Wilcox

Actor | Mysterious Doctor Satan

His father was a physician in Rochester, New York, who died when Wilcox was 16. He attended the University of Southern California but soon dropped out. A talent scout spotted him in a summer-stock production of "The Petrified Forest" and a series of "B" movies followed. In 1937 he married Florence ...

18. Mary Grace Canfield

Actress | Green Acres

Mary Grace Canfield was born on September 3, 1924 in Rochester, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Green Acres (1965), Pollyanna (1960) and The Best of Broadway (1954). She was married to John Theodore Bischof and Charles Orlebar Carey, Jr. She died on February 15, 2014 in Santa Barbara, ...

19. Kara Lindsay

Actress | Disney's Newsies the Broadway Musical

Kara Lindsay was born on February 16, 1985 in Rochester, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Disney's Newsies the Broadway Musical (2017), Submissions Only (2010) and The 66th Annual Tony Awards (2012).

20. John Lund

Actor | A Foreign Affair

One of six children born to an immigrant Norwegian glassblower, John Lund had a rather unsettled childhood. He dropped out of school at the age of 14. For a while, he tried his hand at several part-time jobs but never stayed long. He then devised various entrepreneurial ways to generate an income, ...

21. Joy Tanner

Actress | House at the End of the Street

Joy Tanner was born on March 7, in Buffalo, New York. She spent four months there when her dad was transferred to Rochester, New York, where she and her brother were raised. She attended SUNY Potsdam, where she graduated a year early, with a double honours degree in English and Theatre. Joy went to...

22. Ann Mahoney

Actress | Bad Moms

Shortly after Ann Mahoney was born in Rochester, NY her family moved to New Orleans. After dedicating herself to the craft of acting at the tender age of 9, she went on to get her BA in Acting from Greensboro College, and her MFA in Acting from UCONN, studying Japanese theatre master Tadashi ...

23. Frank De Julio

Actor | A Walk Among the Tombstones

Frank De Julio was born on June 25, 1986 in Rochester, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014), The Night Of (2016) and Jessica Jones (2015).

24. Paul Pape

Actor | Saturday Night Fever

Paul Pape began his professional acting career in New York as one of the original members of the Collonades Theater Lab (a repertory company). He did his apprenticeship with CTL, that also featured future notables Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Jeff Goldblum, Kathleen Noone and Michael O'Keefe. After ...

25. Leehom Wang

Actor | Wu Wen Xi Dong

Leehom Wang was born on May 17, 1976 in Rochester, New York, USA as Alexander Lee Hom Wang. He is an actor, known for Wu Wen Xi Dong (2018), Blackhat (2015) and Lust, Caution (2007). He has been married to Jinglei Wang since November 27, 2013. They have two children.

26. Kirk Geiger

Actor | A Very Sordid Wedding

Kirk Geiger was born on March 24, 1969 in Rochester, New York, USA. He is an actor and cinematographer, known for A Very Sordid Wedding (2017), Karate Kill (2016) and Sordid Lives (2000).

27. Wendy O. Williams

Actress | Reform School Girls

Wendy O. Williams was born on May 28, 1949 in Rochester, New York, USA as Wendy Orleans Williams. She was an actress, known for Reform School Girls (1986), Pucker Up and Bark Like a Dog (1989) and MacGyver (1985). She died on April 6, 1998 in Storrs, Connecticut, USA.

28. David Mattey

Actor | Hancock

David Mattey was born on November 5, 1969 in Rochester, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Hancock (2008), The Spy Next Door (2010) and R.I.P.D. (2013). He has been married to Cristina Van Valkenburg since June 30, 2007.

29. Richelle Ryan

Actress | Big Wet Butts

New York native Richelle Ryan was born on July 11, 1985. Born in Rochester, NY, Richelle attended Catholic schooling. A self-described "big tomboy", Richelle loved football the most of any sport. Also a self-described "naughty school girl", Richelle lost her virginity between ages 15 and 16. The ...

30. Jillisa Lynn

Actress | Marlon

Jillisa Lynn was born in Rochester, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Marlon (2017), Laid in America (2016) and AWOL-72 (2015).

31. Frank Trigg

Stunts | Snatched

Born in Rochester, New York, Trigg was one of seven children, Trigg's early years were not always easy. Growing up in a home with seven brothers, money was tight. That's how Trigg discovered grappling. Naturally, with so many boys in the household, sibling rivalry was rampant, particularly when it ...

33. Karen M. Waldron

Actress | Return of the Killer Tomatoes!

Karen M. Waldron was born on March 20, 1961 in Rochester, New York, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988), Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death (1989) and Space Cowboys (2000). She has been married to Jamie Waldron since October 1997. They ...

34. Garson Kanin

Writer | Pat and Mike

Garson Kanin has worked as an actor on stage and as a director on Broadway and in Hollywood, but his best-known work is as a writer. During the Great Depression, he dropped out of high school to help support his family by working as a musician and later as a comedian. He attended the American ...

35. Mickey Simpson

Actor | Giant

A burly American supporting actor, Mickey Simpson was born Charles Henry Simpson to Fred and Bertha Rogers Simpson in Rochester, New York. His paternal heritage was Irish. He was the eldest of four sons, one of whom, Richard, died in childhood. When his father was unable to find work following the ...

36. Jon Huber

Actor | WWE NXT

American professional wrestler who competed for a variety of wrestling promotions from 2003 to 2011 as Brodie Lee and as Luke Harper for WWE starting in 2011. Debuted for Roc City Wrestling and competed for NWA Upstate, Ballpark Brawl, Keystone Championship Wrestling, NWA Empire, Empire State ...

37. Jenna Marbles

Actress | Road Hard

Jenna Mourey, more commonly known as Jenna Marbles, is an American YouTube personality. Jenna attended Brighton High School in Rochester, New York. Later on, she moved to Boston, Massachusetts to attend college at Suffolk University, obtaining a B.S. in Psychology. She then attended Boston ...

38. Richard Rober

Actor | Port of New York

Richard Rober was born on May 14, 1910 in Rochester, New York, USA as Richard Steven Rauber. He was an actor, known for Port of New York (1949), Kid Monk Baroni (1952) and The File on Thelma Jordon (1950). He was married to Mary Hay Barthelmess. He died on May 26, 1952 in Santa Monica, California, ...

39. Aaron Lustig

Actor | The Day After Tomorrow

Aaron Lustig was born on September 17, 1956 in Rochester, New York, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Darkman (1990) and Edward Scissorhands (1990).

40. Geoffrey Deuel

Actor | Chisum

Geoffrey Deuel was born on January 17, 1943 in Rochester, New York, USA as Geoffrey Jacob Deuel. He is an actor, known for Chisum (1970), Terminal Island (1973) and Toma (1973).

41. Jeffrey Boam

Writer | Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Jeffrey Boam was born on November 30, 1946 in Rochester, New York, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), The Dead Zone (1983) and The Phantom (1996). He was married to Paula M. Boam. He died on January 26, 2000 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

42. Armand Schultz

Actor | Vanilla Sky

Armand Schultz was born on May 17, 1959 in Rochester, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Vanilla Sky (2001), Burn After Reading (2008) and Salt (2010).

43. Tom Keene

Actor | Plan 9 from Outer Space

Not much is known about the early life of ruggedly handsome cowboy actor Tom Keene, born George Duryea in Rochester, New York. However, he arrived in Hollywood in the late 1920s after college studies at Columbia and Carnegie Tech and immediately made some impact as the lead of The Godless Girl (...

44. Joey Silvera

Director | Asian Strap: She Fuck You Long Time

Now entering his fourth decade in the porn business, versatile Joey Silvera combines staying power with a comic flair and camera appeal. Silvera has played both starring roles as well as support roles in films since 1973. To get an idea of his scope, Joey has performed for (and with) such female ...

45. Debargo Sanyal

Actor | Pottersville

Debargo Sanyal was born in Rochester, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Pottersville (2017), The Magic of Belle Isle (2012) and Everybody's Fine (2009).

46. Nicole Fiscella

Actress | Gossip Girl

Nicole Fiscella was born on September 15, 1979 in Rochester, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Gossip Girl (2007) and Luxury Unveiled (2006).

47. John Bolton

Actor | The Savages

John Bolton is best known as a New York/Broadway theater actor. In 2017, Bolton can be seen as Vlad Popov in the new Broadway musical of Anastasia. He has appeared many Tony Award-Winning productions including Spamalot, Contact and Titanic. He originated the role of The Old Man (Mr Parker) in the ...

48. Jerry Fogel

Actor | Tora! Tora! Tora!

Jerry Fogel was born on January 17, 1936 in Rochester, New York, USA as Jerome Fogel. He is an actor, known for Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), The Day of the Locust (1975) and Police Story (1973). He has been married to Sandra Nadlman Millstein since March 24, 2001. He was previously married to Barbara ...

49. Paul Scherrer

Actor | Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice

Paul Scherrer's fourth grade teacher advised his parents to enroll him in a drama class because of his enormous energy. An audition for "A Christmas Carol" garnered him the part of Peter Cratchit. By the age of 13 he had earned an Encore Award (Central Indiana's version of a Tony) for best ...

50. Ric Reitz

Actor | Safe Haven

Ric is an actor, writer, composer, director and producer who has been active in show business for more than 40 years. Born in Rochester, New York, he attended Bowling Green State Univeristiy in Ohio and graduated with honors in Radio-TV-Film, Theater and Marketing. He began his professional acting ...


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