Birth Place Matching "Tacoma, Washington, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Pretty Woman
Tap dancing at the age of 16 months, pert and pretty Elinor Donahue has been entertaining audiences for six decades. Born Mary Eleanor Donahue in Tacoma, Washington in 1937, she appeared as a radio singer and vaudeville dancer while still a mere toddler, then was picked up by Universal Studios at ...
2. Cam Gigandet
Actor | Twilight
Cam graduated from Auburn High School in Auburn, Washington in 2001. His family lives in Lake Tapps, WA. His father's name is Jay, mother's name is Kim and he has one older sister, Kelsie. His father is one of the founders of a popular restaurant chain called The Rock, Wood Fired Pizza & Spirits. ...
3. Dyan Cannon
Actress | Heaven Can Wait
Perhaps best known for her trademark curly blond tresses and her faithful appearances at L.A. Lakers basketball games, Dyan Cannon has enjoyed nearly fifty years in the entertainment industry. Born Samille Diane Friesen in Tacoma, Washington, Cannon had early dreams of becoming an actress. She made...
4. Sarah Butler
Actress | I Spit on Your Grave
A native of Puyallup, Washington, Butler was interested in the arts while growing up. She sang in choirs, entered singing competitions, and performed in high school and community theatre. She relocated to Los Angeles to study theatre at the University of Southern California, and then played Belle, ...
5. Pamela Reed
Actress | Kindergarten Cop
Reed began her on-screen acting career appearing as a cast regular on the CBS drama series The Andros Targets (1977), and with minor roles in the films The Long Riders (1980), and Melvin and Howard (1980). Shortly after, New York Times awarded her positive reviews for her work in the poorly ...
Actor | Deep Impact
Smart, confident, eloquent, exceptionally handsome African-American actor Blair Underwood was born in Tacoma, Washington in 1964, the son of Marilyn Ann, an interior decorator, and Frank Eugene Underwood, Sr., an army colonel. With his family, he lived all over the world. Trained in musical theater...
8. Bing Crosby
Actor | White Christmas
Bing Crosby was born Harry Lillis Crosby, Jr. in Tacoma, Washington, the fourth of seven children of Catherine Helen "Kate" (Harrigan) and Harry Lowe Crosby, a brewery bookkeeper. He was of English and Irish descent. Crosby studied law at Gonzaga University in Spokane but was more interested in ...
9. Kyle Secor
Actor | Homicide: Life on the Street
Kyle is the youngest of three sons. His father was a salesman for Beechnut. He was avid basketball player in school, but his dreams of athletics and an Air Force career were ended because of extreme near-sightedness. After seeing a performance of "Hello Dolly," he immediately decided that he wanted...
10. Janis Paige
Actress | Silk Stockings
Joyous scene-stealer Janis Paige started out playing rather bland film ingénues, but never seemed to be comfortable in those roles--she had too much snap, crackle and pop to be confined in such a formulaic way.
Born Donna Mae Tjaden in 1922 in Tacoma, Washington, she was singing in public from age 5...
11. Amber Lancaster
Actress | The Hard Times of RJ Berger
Amber grew up as an only child in Tacoma, WA. A dancer and natural performer from the beginning, at the age of 6, she would put on free "talent shows" for her neighborhood and travel to nursing homes to entertain and make friends. Her younger efforts paid off as she later gained a coveted position ...
13. Bruce Bennett
Actor | The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Herman Brix was a star shot-putter in the 1928 Olympics. After losing the lead in MGM's Tarzan the Ape Man (1932) due to a shoulder injury, he was contracted by Ashton Dearholt for his independent production of The New Adventures of Tarzan (1935), a serial and the only Tarzan film between the ...
14. Jerry Cantrell
Actor | Jerry Maguire
Jerry Cantrell is an American musician best known as the founder, lead guitarist, co-lead vocalist and main songwriter for the Seattle Rock band Alice in Chains since 1987. The band was part of the Grunge movement and is known for the unique vocal harmonies between Cantrell and Layne Staley, and ...
16. Frank Herbert
Writer | Dune
Frank Herbert was born on October 8, 1920 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Frank Patrick Herbert. He was a writer, known for Dune (1984), Soul Catcher and Dune (2020). He was married to Theresa Shackleford, Beverley Ann Stuart and Flora Parkinson. He died on February 11, 1986 in Madison, Wisconsin, ...
18. Arthur Batanides
Stocky, general purpose actor, a prolific face on the small screen during the 1960s and 1970s. Batanides got into acting after performing stand-up routines in front of fellow GI's in Europe during World War II. His training in dramatic art at the Actors Lab in Los Angeles was followed by extensive ...
Actor | Love Business
Robert E. Hutchins was born March 29th, 1925, in Tacoma, Washington. He was born to James Hutchins and Olga Hutchins (nee Roe). Robert was a very outgoing boy with a charming personality, because friends persuaded James and Olga to go to a Hollywood photographer and get his picture taken. The ...
20. Art Gilmore
Actor | Highway Patrol
Art Gilmore was born on March 18, 1912 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Arthur Wells Gilmore. He is known for his work on Highway Patrol (1955), Dragnet (1951) and Dragnet 1967 (1967). He was married to Grace Gilmore. He died on September 25, 2010 in Irvine, California, USA.
21. John Wilder
Writer | Centennial
John Wilder was born on May 28, 1936 in Tacoma, Washington. He is a writer, producer, and director known for Centennial (1978), The Yellow Rose (1983), Spenser: For Hire (1985), Norman Rockwell's Breaking Home Ties (1987), Return to Lonesome Dove (1993), The Feast of All Saints (2001)., Norman ...
23. Edith Evanson
Actress | Rope
During the Golden Age of Hollywood there were an array of character actors who came out and perfected their craft alongside some of the era's most popular stars. Within that category is one Edith Evanson.
She was born on April 28, 1896 in Tacoma, Washington, the daughter of a Protestant minister. In...
27. Amy Hoerler
Actress | Dog Years
Amy Hoerler is an actress based out of South Florida, working mainly in the independent film community. She gained an interest in acting as early as she could remember-emulating characters on television and movies and coming up with her own. She would love to hear her grandmother recite Grimm's ...
28. Robert Patten
Actor | Airport
Robert Patten was born on October 11, 1925 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Robert Fitz Randolph Patten. He was an actor, known for Airport (1970), Westworld (1973) and Twelve O'Clock High (1949). He was married to Peggy Lloyd and Patricia Grant. He died on December 29, 2001 in Malibu, California, USA.
29. Ann Christine
Actress | Rush Hour 3
Blessed with the gift of song, and a captivating screen presence, Ann Christine is quickly becoming the next force to be reckoned with both in the music and film industries. Since her screen debut in Judd Apatow's The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005), where she was in several dance sequences, Ann's career...
31. Stacy Fuson
Actress | Shallow Hal
Tall (5' 9"), busty, and shapely blonde bombshell Stacy Marie Fuson was born on August 30, 1978 in Tacoma, Washington. She has an older brother named Doug. Fuson played baseball, bowling, and volleyball growing up as a kid. Stacy stopped participating in sports in her freshman year of high school ...
33. Shirley Mills
Actress | Child Bride
Shirley Olivia Mills was born in Tacoma, Washington in 1926 and moved to southern California while still a child.
She became the star of an independent movie which achieved great fame titled Child Bride (1938)when she was 12 years old which she describes in detail on her "official" website on a ...
Vaja was born in Tacoma, Washington then grew up in Carmel, Indiana, to her African-American Father, a military full Colonel in the Army, and her Asian/Hawaiian mother. At an early age, her mother took her to see Depeche Mode & Metallica perform. Mesmerized by this experience ignited her passion ...
37. Audrey Loggia
Producer | Hit and Run
Audrey Loggia was born on September 29, 1936 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Audrey O'Brien. She is a producer and actress, known for Hit and Run (2012), Adopt a Sailor (2008) and Over the River and Through the Woods. She was previously married to Robert Loggia and Donald Lyons Marlette.
42. Katy Magnuson
Actress | All Babes Want to Kill Me
Magnuson also goes by her acting name Lily Renton. Magnuson has appeared in several soft porn movies produced and directed by close friend, Jim Wynorski. She's appeared in The Devil Wears Nada (2009), and most recently Busty Cops and the Jewel of Denial (2010) and Busty Cops Go Hawaiian (2010), ...
43. Dennis Jay Funny
In the entertainment world, attitude, talent and perseverance is a must! Working character Actor Dennis Jay Funny, a Gemini and a twin, is embodiment of these ingredients. No, he's not a comedian who changed his name to make people smile. Funny is his actual birth name and everything Dennis Jay ...
46. Pat Wing
Actress | The Face on the Barroom Floor
Pat Wing was born on November 19, 1915 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Gertrude Madison Wing. She was an actress, known for The Face on the Barroom Floor (1932), Maytime (1923) and The Working Man (1933). She died on February 13, 2002 in Gloucester, Ohio, USA.
50. Marjie Millar
Actress | Money from Home
Marjie Millar was born on August 10, 1930 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Marjorie Joy Miller. She was an actress, known for Money from Home (1953), About Mrs. Leslie (1954) and When Gangland Strikes (1956). She was married to Charles Candoo, John Dennis McCallum, John Florea and James Sidney Rollins...