Birth Place Matching "Summit, New Jersey, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Meryl Streep
Actress | Out of Africa
Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 21 times, and has won it three times. Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep in 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, to Mary Wolf (Wilkinson), a commercial artist, and Harry William ...
Actress | Supernatural
Lindsey McKeon began her career at the age of 12 when her mother's agent suggested she take an acting class. She discovered she had an aptitude for acting, her career took off with an impressive range of roles on both television and in feature films.
She starred as "Katie Peterson" on Saved by the ...
Director | White Trash
After a short stint at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and acting in several off-off-Broadway plays, Chris von Hoffmann moved to LA and turned to writing/producing/directing.
Chris von Hoffmann has made several short films including Fuel Junkie, White Trash and Vodka 7. White Trash had its ...
10. Rick Williams
Actor | Proximity
Rick Williams was born in New Jersey and raised on the east coast. His acting debut occured in the third grade as Jack Frost in "Frosty the Snowman". He went to high school in the small town of Elkton, Maryland and attended the University of Maryland. After college, Rick lived in New York and ...
12. Art Smith Jr.
Art Smith has over 30 years of film/TV experience. As owner of his own production company, No Budget Movie Company, Art coaches new screenwriters and helps to produce their films at a low budget. He can credit teaching and mentoring over 390 individuals currently working in the television or film ...
Writer | The Lost Weekend
Charles Jackson was born in 1903 into a wholly dysfunctional family in Summit, New Jersey. His father skipped out on the family when he was 10 and the boy completed his elementary education in Newark, then began college at Syracuse University but abruptly quit. Despite never completing college, ...
15. Patrick Arnheim
Sound Department | Marley & Me
Patrick (Stuart) Arnheim attended esteemed Circle in the Square Theater School on Broadway. He was born in New Jersey and graduated from Princeton High School. Also attended Ole Miss on theater scholarship, before Circle. Has appeared in over 20 national commercials, done numerous voice-overs for ...
Actress | The Unbeliever
Little-known today but regarded in her time as one of the screen's great beauties, New Jersey-born Marguerite Courtot was sent in 1909, at age 12, to be educated in a European convent. By the time she returned to the US she had blossomed into such a beauty that she soon had a career as a top ...
17. Bill Mastro
Bill Mastro was born on December 6, 1952 in Summit, New Jersey, USA as William Alec Mastrobattlsta. He has been married to Mary Lou Bonnamy since September 11, 1982. They have three children.
19. Joshua Brody
Joshua Brody was born in Summit, New Jersey to parents Alan and Miriam Brody. Living in Short Hills, New Jersey, Joshua moved to London, England in 1993 and has been there ever since. He currently attends The American School in London and will be a senior in the 2002-2003 school year. His acting ...
20. Adam Sank
Actor | The Under 5ers
Adam Sank is a stand-up comedian, actor and TV and radio personality. After working as a television news producer for six years, Sank started performing stand-up in New York City in 2003. He has since appeared on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" and "The Today Show," FOX's "Laughs," Vh1's "I Love the ...
21. Ashley Bates
Actress | Alien Opponent
Ashley was born on August 25th, 1984 in Summit, New Jersey. Most of Ashley's childhood was spent in Southern Connecticut with her parents and younger sister, Alexis. After graduating from High School, Ashley attended Syracuse University and studied Communications and Rhetorical Studies, as well as ...
Kelsey Diane Davis knew she wanted to be a filmmaker since the age of 8; ten years later she created her own film company called Disenchanted Productions. She has been featured on channels such as FOX, ESPN2, and CBS. Additionally she has worked with Hollywood starlet Laura Prepon (That 70's Show; ...
30. Maggie Estep
Actress | Alchemy
Maggie Estep was born on March 20, 1963 in Summit, New Jersey, USA as Margaret Ann Estep. She was an actress and writer, known for Alchemy (1995), Beavis and Butt-Head (1993) and United States of Poetry (1995). She died on February 12, 2014 in Albany, New York, USA.
31. Leonard de Paur
Music Department | Winged Victory
Leonard de Paur was born on November 18, 1914 in Summit, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Winged Victory (1944), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and The Green Pastures (1957). He died on November 7, 1998 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.
41. Clem Easton
Director | The Trail of the Upper Yukon
Clem Easton was born on December 26, 1879 in Summit, New Jersey, USA as Henry Clement Easton. He was a director and writer, known for The Trail of the Upper Yukon (1915), The Adventure of the Yellow Curl Papers (1915) and The Ladder of Fortune (1915). He was married to Dorothy Jewell. He died on ...
42. Markus Schafitel
Writer | Heute Show
Markus Schafitel was born in Summit, NJ, USA and now resides in Germany. He is known as a writer for Late Night and Satire Shows such as "Heute Show", "Die Harald Schmidt Show" and "TV Total". Further shows he worked for are "Switch Reloaded", "Das Perfekte Dinner", "Was guckst du?!", and "Hannes ...
43. Fred Medick
Director | Turntables
Fred Medick is best known as the writer and director of short movies Turntables and The Story of I. Fred grew up in Summit, New Jersey. For high school, he attended Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, at the same time as writers Nicholas Thompson and Taylor Antrim, as well as director Henry...
48. Jack Thompson
Growing up, Thompson moved around a lot, living in New York City, Philadelphia and Los Angeles.