Birth Place Matching "Brookline, Massachusetts, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Director | A Star Is Born
William Wellman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter-director of the original A Star Is Born (1937), was called "Wild Bill" during his World War I service as an aviator, a nickname that persisted in Hollywood due to his larger-than-life personality and lifestyle.
A leap-year baby born in 1896 on the 29th...
Writer | Profiles in Courage
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, to Rose Kennedy (née Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald) and Joseph P. Kennedy. John was named after his maternal grandfather, John "HoneyFitz" Fitzgerald, the mayor of Boston. John was very ill as a child and was given the last ...
5. Barry Gordon
Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Barry Gordon was born on December 21, 1948 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Barry Vincent Gordon. He is an actor, known for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987), A Thousand Clowns (1965) and Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron (1993). He has been married to Dr. Gail Schaper-Gordon since 1993. They ...
Writer | The Missiles of October
Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-68), US politician, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the third son of Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy and wife Rose Kennedy. He studied at Harvard and at the University of Virginia University Law School, served at sea (1944-46) in World War II, was admitted to the bar...
7. Steve Tyler
Actor | Desperate Housewives
Steve Tyler has been cast as the quintessential straight man in many Farrelly Brother films including Kingpin, There's Something About Mary, Me, Myself & Irene, Shallow Hal, Stuck on You and The Three Stooges. Other film roles include Boys Life 3, River Made to Drown In, Journey of Jared Price, ...
8. Mike Wallace
Self | 60 Minutes
Mike Wallace was born on May 9, 1918 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Myron Leon Wallace. He was a producer and actor, known for 60 Minutes (1968), The Big Surprise (1955) and Suspense (1949). He was married to Mary Yates, Lorraine Perigord, Buff Cobb and Norma Kaphan. He died on April 7, 2012 ...
10. Carrie Aizley
Actress | Best in Show
Carrie Aizley was born on August 16, 1964 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Best in Show (2000), Campus Ladies (2006) and For Your Consideration (2006). She has been married to Kevin since May 20, 2000. They have two children.
13. Ted Kennedy
Self | JACK: The Last Kennedy Film
Edward Moore Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, on February 22, 1932. His parents were Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Kennedy. He was the younger brother of President John F. Kennedy and Senator Robert F. Kennedy. "Ted" Kennedy graduated Harvard University in 1956 and the University of ...
14. Gerald Berns
Actor | Beverly Hills Cop
Born in Brookline, MA, Gerald Berns grew up in Newton, MA and is a graduate of Newton South High School and the University of Rhode Island where he was a starting catcher and first baseman on the varsity baseball squad. Earning a graduate J.D. degree from Boston University, soon after Mr. Berns ...
Producer | Mary, Mother of Jesus
Eunice Kennedy Shriver was born on July 10, 1921 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Eunice Mary Kennedy. She was a producer, known for Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999), Westside Special Olympics (WSO) Games (1976) and The Ed Sullivan Show (1948). She was married to Sargent Shriver. She died on August ...
17. Danny Stone
Actor | Ghostbusters
Danny began his career in entertainment by performing standup comedy at the Comedy Store in both Los Angeles and New York City locations; specializing in Archie Bunker and Rodney Dangerfield impersonations. He then was hired by the Miller Brewing Company for several years where he worked as a ...
19. Conrad Salinger
Music Department | Singin' in the Rain
Graduated from Harvard in 1923. Studied orchestration at the Paris Conservatoire in France under Andre Gedalge. Returned to New York in 1929. Took job as arranger for Harms music publishing company. Worked as arranger for Broadway shows, 1932-1937. At MGM from 1939, under long term contracts, as ...
20. Laura Bonarrigo
Actress | All My Children
Laura Bonarrigo was born on October 29, 1964 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for All My Children (1970), One Life to Live (1968) and Concerto (2009). She has been married to Marty Koffman since December 1995. They have two children.
21. Rosemary Kennedy
Rosemary Kennedy was born on September 13, 1918 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Rose Marie Kennedy. She died on January 7, 2005 in Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA.
23. Harry Gittes
Producer | The Girl Next Door
Harry Gittes was born on May 6, 1936 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. He was a producer and actor, known for The Girl Next Door (2004), About Schmidt (2002) and Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann (1982). He was married to Christine Cuddy. He died on September 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California...
24. Robert Gardner
Director | Forest of Bliss
Robert Gardner was born on November 5, 1925 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Robert Grosvenor Gardner. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Forest of Bliss (1986), Altar of Fire (1976) and Sons of Shiva (1985). He died on June 21, 2014 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
25. Royal Beal
Actor | Anatomy of a Murder
Royal Beal was born on June 2, 1899 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Royal Woodward Beal. He was an actor, known for Anatomy of a Murder (1959), The Joe Louis Story (1953) and The United States Steel Hour (1953). He was married to Edna Bennett. He died on May 20, 1969 in Keene, New Hampshire, ...
Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy was born on February 20, 1920 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Kathleen Agnes Kennedy. She was married to William Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington. She died on May 13, 1948 in Saint-Bauzile, Ardèche, France.
28. Frederic Tozere
Actor | Hell's Kitchen
Frederic Tozere was born on June 19, 1901 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Hell's Kitchen (1939), The United States Steel Hour (1953) and Ponds Theater (1953). He was married to Mary Brady. He died on August 5, 1972 in New York City, New York, USA.
Actress | Lincoln
Jean Kennedy Smith was born on February 20, 1928 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Jean Ann Kennedy. She is an actress, known for Lincoln (2012), JACK: The Last Kennedy Film (1993) and American Experience (1988). She was previously married to Stephen Smith.
31. Robert Beavers
Director | Listening to the Space in My Room
Robert Beavers attended Deerfield Academy but left in 1965 before graduating to pursue experimental filmmaking. He lived in New York City until 1967 when he and his mentor-partner, Gregory Markopoulos, left the United States for Europe, where they continued to make avant-garde films until ...
35. Adam Hammel
Producer | The Fanatical Teachings of Julian Tau
Adam Hammel is a D.G.A Director and a Producer with over 20 years of industry experience spanning Los Angeles, New York, and Miami.
In 1991, Adam began his career in Los Angeles working in Television at various studios such as Paramount and Fox. After moving to New York City Adam transitioned from ...
36. Howard Berk
Writer | Columbo
He lied about how old he was so he could join the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1943. Berk, then a 16-year-old just out of high school in Brookline, Massachusetts, he already had a pilot's license and wound up a bomber pilot in the China-Burma-India Theater. He carries another card that identifies him as ...
37. Robert Cutler
Robert Cutler was born on June 12, 1895 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. He died on May 8, 1974 in Concord, Massachusetts.
39. Jimmy Phillips
Jimmy Phillips was born on April 27, 1901 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as James Jay Phillips. He is known for his work on Apache Drums (1951), Queen of the Night Clubs (1929) and The Last Stand (1938). He died on September 27, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
40. Gloria Shayne
Soundtrack | Matchstick Men
A prolific song writer, best known for the Christmas classic "Do You Hear What I Hear", written with her first husband Noel Regnery; among her other songs are "The Men In My Little Girl's Life", a hit for Mike Douglas, and "Almost There" (lyrics by Jerry Keller) which was featured in the movie I'd ...
41. Bob Margolin
Soundtrack | The Blues
Jazz guitarist Bob Margolin was born in Boston, MA, in 1949. He began his musical career in Chicago, playing with Luther "Georgia Boy" Johnson, who had once been a member of Muddy Waters' band. Margolin's association with Johnson resulted in his hooking up with Waters' band, where he played from ...
45. Michael Berlyn
Art Department | Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind
Michael Berlyn was born on October 21, 1949 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Michael Steven Berlyn. He is known for his work on Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind (1993), Bubsy 3D (1996) and Bubsy: Paws on Fire! (2019). He is married to Muffy McClung.
47. David Borden
Soundtrack | The Exorcist
David Borden was educated at the Eastman School of Music and Harvard University.
He was also a Fulbright student in Berlin, Germany, where he studied at the Hochschule für Musik.
He founded Mother Mallard's Portable Masterpiece Co. in 1969 with the support of Robert Moog. The group became the world's...