Birth Place Matching "Brookline, Massachusetts, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. John Hodgman

Actor | Coraline

John Hodgman was born in June 1971 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as John Kellogg Hodgman. He is an actor and writer, known for Coraline (2009), Baby Mama (2008) and The Invention of Lying (2009). He has been married to Katherine Fletcher since 1999. They have two children.

2. John F. Kennedy

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 ...

3. 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 ...

4. William A. Wellman

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...

5. Ken Ober

Actor | Loaded Weapon 1

Ken Ober was born on July 3, 1957 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Ken David Oberding. He was a producer and writer, known for Loaded Weapon 1 (1993), Mind of Mencia (2005) and Parenthood (1990). He died on November 15, 2009 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

6. Eric Menyuk

Actor | Star Trek: The Next Generation

Eric Menyuk was born on November 5, 1959 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), The Babysitter (1995) and Melrose Place (1992).

7. 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 ...

8. Robert F. Kennedy

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...

9. Eunice Kennedy Shriver

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 ...

10. Jon Krakauer

Writer | Into the Wild

Jon Krakauer was born on April 12, 1954 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on Into the Wild (2007), Under the Banner of Heaven and Nova (1974). He has been married to Linda Krakauer since 1981.

11. 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.

12. 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 ...

13. 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, ...

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 ...

15. Patricia Kennedy

Self | V.I.P.-Schaukel

Patricia Kennedy was born on May 6, 1924 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Patricia Helen Kennedy. She was married to Peter Lawford. She died on September 17, 2006 in New York City, New York, USA.

16. David Maysles

Director | Grey Gardens

David Maysles was born on January 10, 1931 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Grey Gardens (1975), Gimme Shelter (1970) and Salesman (1969). He died on January 3, 1987 in New York City, New York, USA.

17. Alyssa Bresnahan

Actress | 27 Dresses

Alyssa Bresnahan was born on October 29, 1967 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Alyssa Anne Bresnahan. She is an actress, known for 27 Dresses (2008), The Wrestler (2008) and American Masters (1985). She was previously married to James Colby.

18. 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.

19. 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...

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. Conrad Salinger

Music Department | An American in Paris

MGM's most prominent orchestrator of musicals in the 1940s and 1950s. Along with Johnny Green, he is credited with giving the best M-G-M musicals of those years the orchestral sound quality that they had.

22. Jean Kennedy Smith

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.

23. Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy

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.

24. 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 ...

25. 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 ...

26. 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, ...

27. Helenka Adamowska

Actress | Grit

Helenka Adamowska was born on November 22, 1900 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for Grit (1924) and Second Fiddle (1923). She died on January 5, 1987 in New York City, New York, USA.

28. 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 ...

29. Richard Morse

Actor | Studio One

Richard Morse was born on May 31, 1927 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Studio One in Hollywood (1948), Violent Fate (1960) and 'Way Out (1961).

30. Philip Wood

Actor | Our Town

Philip Wood was born on July 21, 1895 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Philip Emerson Wood. He was an actor, known for Our Town (1940) and Room Service (1938). He died on March 3, 1940 in Hollywood, California, USA.

31. Russell Maloney

Self | Critic at Large

Russell Maloney was born in 1910 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. He was married to Miriam Battista. He died on September 3, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA.

32. Oren Sarch

Editor | Pi

Oren Sarch was born on April 13, 1969 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on Pi (1998), Requiem for a Dream (2000) and Bobby Flay Fit (2013).

33. 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.

34. Robert Kraft

Self | The League

Robert Kraft was born on June 5, 1941 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Robert Kenneth Kraft. He was previously married to Myra Hiatt.

35. 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 ...

36. 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.

38. Jimmy Phillips

Apache Drums

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.

39. 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 ...

40. Alice Nolan

Actress | Winning His Wife

Alice Nolan was born on April 27, 1886 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for Winning His Wife (1919). She was married to Sam Harris. She died on November 24, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA.

42. Randy Ludensky

Animation Department | Bob's Burgers

Randy Ludensky was born on September 9, 1968 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on Bob's Burgers (2011), The Four Corners of Nowhere (1995) and Alfred Hitchcock's Gun (2001).

43. Paul Pender

Actor | Space Cowboys

Paul Pender was born on June 20, 1930 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Space Cowboys (2000), Arlington Road (1999) and Nicholas Nickleby (1977). He died on January 12, 2003 in Bedford, Massachusetts.

44. 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 ...

45. Wallace Fowlie

Self | Surrealism

Wallace Fowlie was born on November 8, 1908 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. He died on August 16, 1998 in Durham, North Carolina, USA.

47. Kenneth Hill

Actor | Living Lies

Kenneth Hill was born on June 22, 1884 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Living Lies (1922), The Arrival of Perpetua (1915) and The Truth (1920). He died on January 15, 1929 in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

48. David Carey

Actor | Snoopy Come Home

David Carey was born on November 16, 1945 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Snoopy Come Home (1972), Hugh and I (1962) and A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1969).

50. 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.


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