Birth Place Matching "Berkeley, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Ben Affleck

Producer | Argo

American actor and filmmaker Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California, and was raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His mother, Chris Anne (née Boldt), is a school teacher, and his father, Timothy Byers Affleck, is a social worker; the two are divorced. Ben has...

2. Rebecca Romijn

Actress | X-Men

Rebecca Alie Romijn was born on November 6, 1972 in Berkeley, California. Her father was Dutch-born and worked as a custom-furniture maker. Her mother was American-born, with Dutch and English ancestry, and was a teacher of English. Rebecca attended Berkeley High School where her nickname was the "...

3. Andy Samberg

Actor | Saturday Night Live

Andy Samberg was born in Berkeley, California, to Marjorie (Marrow), a teacher, and Joe Samberg, a photographer. With Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer, Samberg is one of three Los Angeles, California-based writer-performer-filmmakers--all childhood friends--dubbed The Lonely Island, whose short ...

4. Melissa Sue Anderson

Actress | Little House on the Prairie

Melissa Sue Anderson was very much like her most famous character role, of eldest child & sister, Mary Ingalls -- a quiet, slightly shy girl who would rather read a book than climb a tree. Her show business career got started, when a dance teacher urged her parents to find an agent for her. She ...

5. Jane Sibbett

Actress | Friends

The youngest of five happy children, Jane Sibbett was born in Berkeley, California to William Ryan Sibbett IV and social butterfly "Sis" Gaines Sibbett. After a few years in Orinda, California, the Sibbett family moved to the idyllic island of Alameda where destiny bellowed at her daily in the form...

6. Jorma Taccone

Writer | Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

Jorma Taccone's theatrical debut took place at Saint Mary's College-High School in Berkeley, California in 1993. He played one of the townspeople in The Visit by Friedrich Durrenmatt. His father, Berkeley Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Tony Taccone, attended his son's performance in spite of a...

7. Ed Quinn

Actor | 2 Broke Girls

Ed Quinn originally pursued a path in music before considering a career in acting. He was born in Berkeley, California and attended the St. Mary's College High School. After high school, Ed attended the University of California, Berkeley. He graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in ...

8. Daniel Wu

Actor | Warcraft

Daniel Wu was born on September 30, 1974 in Berkeley, California, USA as Daniel N. Wu. He is an actor and producer, known for Warcraft: The Beginning (2016), Europa Report (2013) and The Man with the Iron Fists (2012). He has been married to Lisa S. since April 6, 2010. They have one child.

9. Karen Grassle

Actress | Little House on the Prairie

Karen Grassle was born on February 25, 1942 in Berkeley, California, USA as Karen Trust Grassle. She is an actress and writer, known for Little House on the Prairie (1974), Wyatt Earp (1994) and Little House: The Last Farewell (1984).

10. Rockmond Dunbar

Actor | Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Rockmond Dunbar was born on January 11, 1973 in Berkeley, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), Sons of Anarchy (2008) and The Family That Preys (2008). He has been married to Maya Dunbar since June 8, 2013. They have two children. He was previously ...

11. Nicole Richie

Actress | Chuck

The outspoken, wise-cracking comedic socialite and star of The Simple Life (2003), Nicole Camille Escovedo was born in Berkeley, California on September 21, 1981. She is the adopted daughter of singer Lionel Richie and his then-wife, Brenda Harvey, and socialite Paris Hilton's former best friend. ...

12. Akiva Schaffer

Writer | Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

Akiva Schaffer was born on December 1, 1977 in Berkeley, California, USA as Akiva Daniel Schaffer. He is a writer and director, known for Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016), Saturday Night Live (1975) and The Lego Movie (2014). He has been married to Liz Cackowski since 2010. They have two ...

13. James Ivory

Writer | Call Me by Your Name

The main part of his few movies were filmed in the quarter of a century in which he worked closely together with the Indian producer Ismail Merchant and the German writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. His first films are all set in India and are very much influenced by the style of Satyajit Ray and Jean ...

14. Kathleen Kennedy

Producer | The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Kathleen Kennedy worked in San Diego local television before moving to Los Angeles, where she was hired by Steven Spielberg as a secretary on the production of 1941 (1979). Both later reported that she was lacking as a typist but had good production ideas. She was an associate to Mr. Spielberg on ...

15. Kate Hodge

Actress | Rapid Fire

Kate Hodge was born on January 2, 1966 in Berkeley, California, USA as Katharine Grey Hodge. She is an actress and producer, known for Rapid Fire (1992), Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990) and She-Wolf of London (1990).

16. Mike Mills

Director | Beginners

Mike Mills was born in 1966, Berkeley, California. He graduated from Cooper Union, 1989.

He works as a filmmaker, graphic designer and artist. As a filmmaker, Mike has completed a number of music videos, commercials, short films, documentaries, and the feature film Thumbsucker (2005). Architecture ...

17. Jeanne Bates

Actress | Mulholland Dr.

Jeanne Bates began her acting career while a student at San Mateo Junior College, appearing on radio soap operas in San Francisco. She played the lead in an airwave mystery series, Lew X. Lansworth's "Whodunit" (Bates' scream was the show's "signature"), which became so successful that it (and ...

18. Roger Guenveur Smith

Actor | Dope

Roger Guenveur Smith is an internationally acclaimed actor, writer, and director who has created a prolific body of work on stage and screen.

He adapted his Obie Award-winning solo performance of A Huey P. Newton Story into a Peabody Award-winning telefilm, directed by his longtime colleague Spike ...

19. Jason Sehorn

Actor | Third Watch

Jason Sehorn was born on April 15, 1971 in Berkeley, California, USA as Jason Heath Sehorn. He is an actor, known for Third Watch (1999), Women's Murder Club (2007) and Kickin' It (2011). He was previously married to Angie Harmon and Whitney Casey.

20. Rose Rollins

Actress | The L Word

Rose Rollins was raised in Yonkers, New York, growing up with five brothers. She is an accomplished actress who has garnered attention on both the big and small screens.



Rollins now stars in ABC's The Catch opposite Mireille Enos. The series centers on a gutsy female forensic accountant who exposes ...

21. Lisa Pelikan

Actress | Lionheart

Lisa made her feature film debut as the young 'Julia' in Fred Zinnemann's JULIA sharing the title role with Vanessa Redgrave, her television debut as the ingénue in the Hallmark Hall of Fame production of THE COUNTRY GIRL with Jason Robards and Shirley Knight, and her theatrical debut starring as '...

22. D.C. Douglas

Actor | JoJo no kimyô-na bôken

D.C. Douglas was born in Berkeley, California, but lived and performed theatre throughout the San Francisco Bay Area in the late 70's and early 80's. His family history of the circus, vaudeville and burlesque led him to pursue a film and television career in Los Angeles.

He produced several plays in...

23. Kirk Trutner

Actor | Dante's Peak

Kirk Trutner was born on August 3, 1961 in Berkeley, California, USA as Thomas Kirk Trutner Jr. He is known for his work on Dante's Peak (1997), Must Love Dogs (2005) and The Medallion (2003).

24. Ryan Fleck

Director | Half Nelson

Ryan K. Fleck is an American film director, cinematographer, editor, and screenwriter best known for directing and writing the 2006 film Half Nelson and the 2008 film Sugar. He is known for his collaborations with fellow filmmaker Anna Boden. Ryan was born in Berkeley, California and raised in ...

25. Art Evans

Actor | Die Hard 2

Art Evans was born on March 27, 1942 in Berkeley, California, USA as Arthur James Evans. He is an actor, known for Die Hard 2 (1990), Fright Night (1985) and Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road (2002). He is married to Babe.

26. Helen Colliander

Actress | Mr. Viral

Helen was born in Berkeley, California and moved to Toronto, Ontario when she was a baby. Helen began acting professionally in Toronto at the age of 10. Her family moved to Vancouver, British Columbia in 2014, where Helen completed high school and received her IB Diploma at Sir Winston Churchill ...

27. Russell Arms

Actor | The Man Who Came to Dinner

Russell Arms was born on February 3, 1920 in Berkeley, California, USA as Russell L. Arms. He was an actor, known for The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942), Your Hit Parade (1950) and Daredevils of the Clouds (1948). He was married to Mary Lynne, Barbara .J. McGinnis and Liza Palmer. He died on ...

28. Phil Tippett

Jurassic Park

Phil Tippett is the founder and namesake of Tippett Studio. His varied career in visual effects has spanned more than 30 years and includes two Academy Awards; and six nominations, one BAFTA award and four nominations, two Emmys and the advent of modern digital effects in motion pictures.

As a child...

29. Eisa Davis

Actress | House of Cards

Eisa Davis is an award-winning actor, writer, and singer-songwriter working on stage and screen. She is known for her roles as Cynthia Driscoll on House of Cards (2015-16), and as Rae, Bubbles' sister on The Wire (2003, 2008). She also played Irma in the acclaimed rock musical Passing Strange (2009...

30. Terence McGovern

Actor | Mrs. Doubtfire

Terence McGovern was born on May 11, 1942 in Berkeley, California, USA as Terence Sean McGovern. He is an actor and producer, known for Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), American Graffiti (1973) and THX 1138 (1971). He has been married to Molly Blaisdell since January 7, 2012.

31. Onika Day

Actress | Dexter

Born to an activist, jazz singing, mother and an "Andre 3000" type, prominent Bay Area artist father in the historic town of Berkeley, CA, it didn't take long for Onika Day to develop a passion to entertain. After winning several poetry competitions, performing in local talent shows and dancing in ...

32. Marcia Clark

Writer | The Fix

Marcia Clark was born on August 31, 1953 in Berkeley, California, USA as Marcia Rachel Kleks. She is a writer and producer, known for The Fix (2019), Pretty Little Liars (2010) and O.J.: Made in America (2016). She was previously married to Gordon Tolls Clark and Gabriel Horowitz.

33. Jake Bern

Actor | Cold Case

Jake Bern was born on July 30, 1979 in Berkeley, California, USA as Jacob Degen Bern. He is an actor and producer, known for Cold Case (2003), Gilmore Girls (2000) and September 11 (2002).

34. Kent Shocknek

Actor | Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Kent Shocknek typically portrays authority figures in film and on TV. His recognizability as a high-profile news anchor at CBS-TV in Los Angeles first led productions to cast him for authentic representations of newscasters. Since stepping away from TV news, Shocknek also has been sought to play ...

35. John Fogerty

Soundtrack | Battleship

John Fogerty was born on May 28, 1945 in Berkeley, California, USA as John Cameron Fogerty. He has been married to Julie Lynne Kramer since April 20, 1991. They have four children. He was previously married to Martha Ann Paiz.

36. Mike Mignola

Writer | Hellboy II: The Golden Army

Mike Mignola was born on September 16, 1960 in Berkeley, California, USA as Michael Joseph Mignola. He is known for his work on Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008), Hellboy (2019) and Hellboy (2004). He has been married to Christine Beatty Mignola since April 20, 1991. They have one child.

37. Andrew Polk

Actor | The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Andrew Polk was born and raised in Berkeley, California. He attended Tufts University after which he received a Fulbright Scholarship to train as an actor at London's Webber-Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. He began his career by playing Epstein in the National Tour of "Biloxi Blues" by Neil Simon....

38. Anne Lonnberg

Actress | Moonraker

Anne Lonnberg was born on February 17, 1948 in Berkeley, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Moonraker (1979), The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988) and Love and Death (1975).

39. Jane Connell

Actress | Mame

Jane Connell was born on October 27, 1925 in Berkeley, California, USA as Jane Sperry Bennett. She was an actress, known for Mame (1974), See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989) and Bewitched (1964). She was married to Gordon Connell. She died on September 22, 2013 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA.

40. Barbara Whinnery

Actress | Hot to Trot

Barbara Whinnery was born on July 1, 1953 in Berkeley, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Hot to Trot (1988), St. Elsewhere (1982) and Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997).

41. Ursula K. Le Guin

Writer | Gedo senki

Ursula K. Le Guin was born on October 21, 1929 in Berkeley, California, USA as Ursula Kroeber. She is known for her work on Tales from Earthsea (2006), The Lathe of Heaven (1980) and The Telling. She was married to Charles A. Le Guin. She died on January 22, 2018 in Portland, Oregon, USA.

42. Josh Mankiewicz

Self | Dateline NBC

Josh Mankiewicz was born on August 27, 1955 in Berkeley, California, USA as Joshua Paul Mankiewicz. He is an actor, known for Dateline NBC (1992), NBC News: Vegas and the Mob (2005) and Front Page (1993). He has been married to Ahn Tu Dang since April 16, 2016.

43. Ginny Tyler

Soundtrack | Doctor Dolittle

Ginny Tyler was born on August 8, 1925 in Berkeley, California, USA as Merrie Virginia Erlandson. She is known for her work on Doctor Dolittle (1967), The Sword in the Stone (1963) and The Adventures of Gulliver (1968). She was married to Albert Jacobson and Lowell Fenton. She died on July 13, 2012...

44. Jan Haley

Actress | This Is Martin Bonner

Jan Haley was born on May 4, 1966 in Berkeley, California, USA as Jan Segura-Cortez. She is an actress and writer, known for This Is Martin Bonner (2013), Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003) and Passions (1999).

46. Elle Travis

Actress | Searching for Salai

Elle Travis was born on December 22, 1975 in Berkeley, California, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Searching for Salai (2019), Front Seat Chronicles (2012) and Dead Air (2009).

47. Baily Hopkins

Actress | The Etruscan Smile

Baily Hopkins is a Bay-Area born-and-raised actor and violinist. She has worked with many of the film industry's top names including famed cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki (Pre-production VFX for Gravity), director Paul Thomas Anderson (The Master), director Barry Jenkins (Venmo ad campaign), and ...

48. Margaret Nagle

Writer | The Good Lie

Margaret Nagle first came to the attention of audiences and critics alike with her HBO film "Warm Springs," which won the Emmy for Outstanding TV Movie and received 16 additional Emmy nominations. For this film, which starred Kenneth Branagh and Cynthia Nixon as Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, ...

49. Mike Dirnt

Soundtrack | The Simpsons Movie

Mike Dirnt was born on May 4, 1972 in Berkeley, California, USA as Michael Ryan Pritchard. He has been married to Brittney Cade since March 14, 2009. They have two children. He was previously married to Sarah Garrity and Anastasia Serman.

50. Patrick Batiste

Actor | Shangri-La: Near Extinction

Patrick Dean Batiste Jr. is an American actor, singer and performer, born and raised in Berkeley, California. At an early age he found his passion for entertainment and received a scholarship to the Young Musicians Program at U.C. Berkeley where was trained as a vocalist. He went on to star in all ...


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