Birth Place Matching "West Virginia, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Brad Dourif
Actor | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Gaunt character actor Brad Dourif was born Bradford Claude Dourif on March 18, 1950 in Huntington, West Virginia. He is the son of Joan Mavis Felton (Bradford) and Jean Henri Dourif, a French-born art collector who owned and operated a dye factory. His father died when Dourif was three years old, ...
2. Josh Stewart
Actor | Interstellar
Joshua Regnall Stewart was born in Diana, West Virginia, to Margie (Skidmore) and Charles Regnall Stewart, a teacher and Baptist pastor. He studied at the T. Schreiber studios in New York City and was a company member of the 13th Street Repertory Theatre. He continued his work in theater in Los ...
Actor | Fright Night
The handsome, versatile, worldly-looking Chris Sarandon has played everything from vampires to Jesus Christ in magnetic performances that have not only been controversial but hard to miss. He was born and raised in Beckley, West Virginia. His mother, Cliffie (Cardullias), was born in Norfolk, ...
4. John Corbett
Actor | My Big Fat Greek Wedding
John Corbett is an American actor who received Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor, for his role as Chris Stevens in Northern Exposure (1990), and a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Aidan Shaw in Sex and the City (...
5. Lesli Kay
Actress | As the World Turns
Lesli Kay is an American actress best known for her character Molly Conlon McKinnon on As the World Turns, who she won an Emmy for in 2001. She relocated to Los Angeles in 2004 by using General Hospital as a means to get there. After a 1 year contract as Lois Cerullo on General Hospital, Lesli went...
6. Don Knotts
Actor | The Andy Griffith Show
Don Knotts, the legendary television character actor, was born Jesse Donald Knotts on July 21, 1924 in Morgantown, West Virginia, to William Jesse Knotts and the former Elsie L. Moore. He was the youngest of four sons in a family that had been in America since the 17th century.
His first stint as an...
8. Ryan Dorsey
Actor | Ray Donovan
Ryan was born in Charleston, West Virginia. Ryan was talked into auditioning for Ayn Rand's NIGHT OF JANUARY 16th his senior year of high school. Landed one of the leads as middle-aged attorney and the acting bug was caught. Enrolling at Western Carolina University his freshman year, he had plans ...
9. Joyce DeWitt
Actress | Three's Company
Joyce Anne DeWitt was born the second oldest of four to parents Paul and Norma DeWitt on April 23, 1949 in Wheeling, West Virginia but grew up in Indiana. Joyce began taking acting lessons when she was in high school. Although her father was hardly thrilled at his daughter's ambition, she persuaded...
10. Conchata Ferrell
Actress | Two and a Half Men
It took 30 years since it was first predicted, but Conchata Ferrell finally achieved television stardom, albeit of the supporting variety, as the housekeeper "Berta" in the situation-comedy Two and a Half Men (2003). Ferrell originally had been tipped for stardom with her turn as the prostitute "...
11. Allison Hayes
Actress | Attack of the 50 Foot Woman
Anyone who loves B-movies of the 1950s appreciates this lovely actress Allison Hayes. She was born Mary Jane Hayes on March 6, 1930 in Charleston, West Virginia. The raven-haired beauty was the 1949 Washington, D.C. entry into the Miss America pageant. Shortly afterwards, Mary Jane adopted the ...
12. Steve Harvey
Producer | The Steve Harvey Show
Steve Harvey was born on January 17, 1957 in Welch, West Virginia, USA as Broderick Stephen Harvey. He is a producer and actor, known for The Steve Harvey Show (1996), Family Feud (1999) and Think Like a Man (2012). He has been married to Marjorie Harvey since June 25, 2007. They have one child. He...
13. Bobby Campo
Actor | The Final Destination
Robert Joseph Camposecco, known as Bobby Campo was born in Wheeling at 9, 1983 is an American actor. Debuted in the movie Vampire Bats (2005) television for 2005, in this movie he was credited as Bobby Camposecco. He came gaining popularity after starring in the movie Legally Blondes (2009) The ...
14. Paul Dooley
Actor | Breaking Away
Dooley was a keen cartoonist as a youth and drew a strip for a local paper in Parkersburg, West Virginia. He joined the Navy before discovering acting while at college. Moving to New York, he soon found success as a regular on the stage. Also having an interest in comedy, Dooley was a stand-up ...
15. Ann Magnuson
Actress | Panic Room
Ann Magnuson is a performance artist and one-half of the founding members of the former psychedelic rock group "Bongwater". The characters she has played before-the-camera include, David Bowie's victim in the vampire film in The Hunger (1983), a cigarette girl in Susan Seidelman's independent film ...
16. Jeff Richmond
Composer | 30 Rock
Jeff Richmond was born on January 7, 1961 in Kilsyth, West Virginia, USA as Jeffrey Wayne Richmond. He is a composer and producer, known for 30 Rock (2006), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015) and Mean Girls (2004). He has been married to Tina Fey since June 3, 2001. They have two children.
Actress | Hand of God
Elizabeth McLaughlin was born in Morgantown, West Virginia and raised in a small town outside of Tampa, Florida. Soon after moving to Los Angeles in 2007, she booked the role of 'Massie Block' in The Clique (2008). She is also known for her role 'Alicia' in Amazon's Hand of God (2015), Pretty ...
18. Bernie Casey
Actor | Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Bernie Casey was born on June 8, 1939 in Wyco, West Virginia, USA as Bernard Terry Casey. He was an actor and director, known for Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989), Never Say Never Again (1983) and I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988). He was married to Paula. He died on September 19, 2017 in ...
19. David Selby
Actor | Falcon Crest
Actor David Selby, highly regarded for his villainous work on both daytime and nighttime soap classics, was born in Morgantown, West Virginia. He attended West Virginia University and graduated with both B.S. and M.A. degrees from West Virginia University, then earned a Ph.D. from Southern Illinois...
20. Joanne Dru
Actress | Red River
The daughter of a West Virginia druggist, Joanne Dru came to New York in 1940. In New York she worked as a model and was cast by Al Jolson as one of the showgirls in his Broadway play "Hold Onto Your Hats." When the show closed in 1941, she married popular singer Dick Haymes and went with him to ...
22. Karen Austin
Actress | Summer Rental
Karen Austin has worked continually on film, television and stage in a wide variety of roles. She received an MA in Theatre and Philosophy from Northwestern University. She won the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award and a Dramalogue Award for Lead Performance for the play NUTS. Known for her ...
Actor | Adventures in Babysitting
Character actor John Davis Chandler was born on January 28, 1935, in Hinton, West Virginia. He was raised in Charleston, West Virginia. Tall and thin, with fair hair, piercing blue eyes, a pale complexion and a nasal, whiny voice, Chandler specialized in portraying mean, neurotic and dangerous ...
24. Jean Carson
Actress | The Party
All this shapely character "broad" had to do was open her mouth to induce laughter--and so she did, primarily on TV during the '50s and '60s. And although she milked that unmistakable rasp for all its worth, she also showed great comedy sense. Born Jean Leete on February 23, 1923, in Charleston, ...
25. Joe Chrest
Actor | Ant-Man
A veteran of over 100 screen roles, and over 60 plays and musicals, Joe holds a BFA Degree in Directing from Marshall University in his home state of West Virginia, and an MFA Degree from Louisiana State University. He is a founding member of the regional theatre, Swine Palace, with RSC Director ...
28. Charlie Barnett
Actor | D.C. Cab
He first made a name for himself in the late 1970s and early 1980s, performing several shows of raunchy comedy a day at outdoor parks in New York City, most notably in Washington Square Park, where he competed for crowds with musicians, Frisbees players, jugglers and other entertainers. Charlie was...
29. Peter Marshall
Peter Marshall was born on March 30, 1926 in Huntington, West Virginia, USA as Ralph Pierre LaCock. He is an actor and writer, known for The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) (1965), Annie (1982) and Harold Robbins' 79 Park Avenue (1977). He has been married to Laurie Marshall since August 19, 1989. He ...
30. Robert R. Shafer
Actor | The Office
Robert Ray Shafer Jr. was born in Charleston, West Virginia, in April, 1958. His father was a heavy equipment operator and his mother a housewife. As a child he also lived in Bowie, Maryland, and graduated from high school in Romeo, Michigan, in 1976. After attending Broward College in Ft. ...
31. Morgan Spurlock
Producer | Super Size Me
Morgan Spurlock was born on November 7, 1970 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA as Morgan Valentine Spurlock. He is a producer and writer, known for Super Size Me (2004), The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011) and Mansome (2012). He has been married to Sara Bernstein since May 2, 2016. He was ...
32. Jeramie Rain
Actress | The Last House on the Left
Jeramie Rain was born on August 23, 1948 in Charleston, West Virginia. After appearing on episodes of General Hospital (1963) and The Doctors (1963), she gained international recognition in 1972 for her convincing portrayal of the sadistic Sadie in Wes Craven's controversial debut film The Last ...
34. Walter Barnes
Actor | High Plains Drifter
An American character actor described to some as a 'rugged outdoor western/war type', proved to be Walter Barnes status in motion pictures for nearly thirty years. A pro football player, Barnes made a mark into playing roles in pictures with his performance in the 1957 film "Westbound". Although, ...
35. Kevin Sizemore
Kevin Sizemore was raised in Princeton, WV and studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, CA.
On the small screen, Sizemore is known as Anthony, the US Air Marshall on the Emmy nominated series Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462 (2015), as well as the hot headed Gary Humphrey on the series ...
36. Douglas Dick
Actor | Rope
Douglas Dick was born on November 20, 1920 in Charleston, West Virginia, USA as Douglas Harvey Dick. He was an actor and writer, known for Rope (1948), The Second Hundred Years (1967) and Bewitched (1964). He was married to Peggy Chantler Dick and Rhoda (Ronnie) Marion Noyer. He died on December 19...
37. Morgan Paull
Actor | Blade Runner
Morgan Paull was born on December 15, 1944 in West Virginia, USA. He was an actor, known for Blade Runner (1982), Patton (1970) and Centennial (1978). He was married to Jenny Elam, April, Carmen Nelson and Gaye Huston. He died on July 17, 2012 in Ashland, Oregon, USA.
38. Robert V. Barron
Actor | Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Tall, gaunt, rawboned character actor with deep voice, reminiscent of John Carradine. Formal education at Morris Harvey College in Charleston, West Virginia and as Theater Arts major at UCLA. Professional training at American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, and at Max Reinhardt Workshop ...
39. Lou Myers
Actor | The Wedding Planner
Lou Myers was born on September 26, 1935 in Cabin Creek, West Virginia, USA as Lewis Eddy Myers. He was an actor, known for The Wedding Planner (2001), Volcano (1997) and It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010). He died on February 19, 2013 in Charleston, West Virginia.
41. Frank De Vol
Composer | Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Frank DeVol was born to Herman Frank DeVol and Minnie Emma Humphreys DeVol in Moundsville, West Virginia, on September 20, 1911. He grew up in Canton, Ohio. His father had a "pit" orchestra at the local movie house, and his mother had a sewing shop in Canton. His father was also an accountant. ...
42. John Nash
John Nash was an American mathematician who made fundamental contributions to game theory, differential geometry, and the study of partial differential equations. Nash's work has provided insight into the factors that govern chance and decision-making inside complex systems found in everyday life.
44. Joshua Harto
Actor | The Dark Knight
Joshua Harto was born on January 9, 1979 in Huntington, West Virginia, USA as Joshua Denver Harto. He is an actor and writer, known for The Dark Knight (2008), Bridge of Spies (2015) and Iron Man (2008). He has been married to Liz W. Garcia since October 12, 2008.
45. Melody Jordan
Actress | Lesbian Ass Worship: Interracial 6
Tall (5'9"), slender, and sensuous redhead knockout Melody Jordan was born on October 5, 1991 in West Virginia. Her father is a professional photographer. A trained professional dancer, Melody studied ballet, jazz, and modern dance while growing up, and she also plays the violin. The striking ...
46. Courtney Cummz
Actress | Pussy Cats 3
Buxom and shapely blonde bombshell Courtney Cummz was born Christina Carpenter on December 4, 1981 in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Cummz grew up on a farm. Courtney's first job was as a server at an Applebee's restaurant. Cummz worked as a topless cocktail waitress at a nudist resort in Florida ...
47. Cora Sue Collins
Actress | Black Moon
Cora Sue Collins was born April 19, 1927, in Beckley, West Virginia. She was a beautiful child actress who was in very much demand during the '30s. Her first film, at the age of five, was The Strange Case of Clara Deane (1932). She appeared in small roles throughout the early part of the decade. ...
48. Ashlie Rhey
Actress | Daisy Power
Actress and comedienne Ashlie Rhey was born in Wheeling, West Virginia and grew up in Navarre, Ohio.
Ashlie was cast in her very first acting role while working as a model with Wilhelmina Models, for that role she portrayed movie starlet with Edd Byrnes of 77 Sunset Strip (1958) in a commercial.
50. Tom McBride
Actor | Friday the 13th Part 2
Tom McBride was born on October 7, 1952 in Charleston, West Virginia, USA as Thomas Aloysius McBride. He was an actor, known for Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981), Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985) and White Lies (1997). He died on September 24, 1995 in New York City, New York, USA.