Birth Place Matching "New Orleans, Louisiana, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Reese Witherspoon

Actress | Wild

Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon was born on March 22, 1976 at Southern Baptist Hospital (now Memorial Medical Center) in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is the second child of Mary Elizabeth "Betty" (Reese) and Dr. John Draper Witherspoon, Sr. Her father was a military surgeon specializing in ear, nose ...

2. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Actor | Aquaman

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II was born on July 15, 1986 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Aquaman (2018) and The Get Down (2016).

3. Tyler Perry

Writer | Diary of a Mad Black Woman

Perry was born and raised in New Orleans, to Willie Maxine (Campbell) and Emmitt Perry, Sr. His mother was a church-goer and took Perry along with her once a week. His father was a carpenter and they had a very strained and abusive relationship, which led Perry to suffer from depression as a ...

4. Pauley Perrette

Actress | NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service

Pauley Perrette is known to millions around the world as Abby Sciuto, the brilliant but offbeat forensic scientist on CBS's NCIS (2003), the #1-rated drama in the world. Her additional credits include appearances on such shows as Almost Famous (2000), The Ring (2002), 24 (2001), CSI: Crime Scene ...

5. Anthony Mackie

Actor | The Hurt Locker

Anthony Mackie is an American actor. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Martha (Gordon) and Willie Mackie, Sr., who owned a business, Mackie Roofing. Anthony has been featured in feature films, television series and Broadway and Off-Broadway plays, including Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, ...

6. Harry Connick Jr.

Actor | The Iron Giant

Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is the son of Anita Frances (Levy), a lawyer and judge, and Harry Connick, Sr. (Joseph Harry Fowler Connick), who served as District Attorney of New Orleans from 1973 to 2003. His father is of Irish, English, and German ...

7. Mark Duplass

Actor | Creep

Mark Duplass was born on December 7, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Mark David Duplass. He is an actor and producer, known for Creep (2014), Safety Not Guaranteed (2012) and The One I Love (2014). He has been married to Katie Aselton since August 26, 2006. They have two children.

8. Patricia Clarkson

Actress | The Green Mile

This remarkable, one-of-a-kind actress has, since the early 1990s, intrigued film and TV audiences with her glowing, yet careworn eccentricity and old world-styled glamour. Very much in demand these days as a character player, Patricia Clarkson nevertheless continues to avoid the temptation of ...

9. Tristin Mays

Actress | MacGyver

Growing up in New York City, Tristin was with the Ford Modeling Agency where she quickly became one of the top child models in the country. She would later land several national commercials such as Kraft Cheese, Play Skool Kool- Aid, Sunkist, ROSS, McDonald's and Hershey's. Tristin was also in ...

10. Katherine LaNasa

Actress | The Campaign

Actress, former ballet dancer and choreographer Katherine LaNasa was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and originally trained as a ballet dancer, but had attended the North Carolina School of Arts, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, as well as the Neighbourhood Playhouse in New York. In 1989, she ...

11. Carl Weathers

Actor | Predator

Carl Weathers was born on January 14, 1948, in New Orleans, Louisiana. A famous and successful football star at San Diego State, he played with the Oakland Raiders and retired from the sport in 1974, in order to give full attention to his goal: to be a real actor. Weathers first played small parts ...

12. John Larroquette

Actor | Night Court

John Larroquette was born on November 25, 1947 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as John Bernard Larroquette. He is an actor and producer, known for Night Court (1984), The Librarians (2014) and Stripes (1981). He has been married to Elizabeth Larroquette since July 4, 1975. They have three children. ...

13. Jay Duplass

Actor | Transparent

Jay Duplass, along with his brother, Mark Duplass, first made a name for himself writing and directing several award-winning short films. His first feature film was the Sundance 2005 breakout hit "The Puffy Chair," which went on to win the Audience Award at SXSW and receive two Independent Spirit ...

14. Wendell Pierce

Actor | The Wire

Wendell Pierce was born on December 8, 1963 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor, known for The Wire (2002), Selma (2014) and Horrible Bosses (2011).

15. Sam Trammell

Actor | True Blood

Tony nominee Sam Trammell is most widely recognized for his starring role as Sam Merlotte in HBO's AFI award-winning series TRUE BLOOD. The Alan Ball created fantasy drama set ratings records for the network over its seven year run. This March, Trammell will co-star in the Warner Brothers feature ...

16. Jeffrey Hunter

Actor | The Searchers

Jeffrey Hunter was born Henry Herman McKinnies Jr. on November 25, 1926 in New Orleans, Louisiana, an only child. His parents met at the University of Arkansas, and when he was almost four his family moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In his teens, he acted in productions of the North Shore Children's ...

17. Kim McGuire

Actress | Cry-Baby

Born in 1956 in New Orleans, LA, Kim McGuire was an actress, best known for playing Mona "Hatchet-Face" Malnorowski in John Waters' Cry-Baby (1990). Her other films include Disturbed (1990) and Acting on Impulse (1993). In 1997, after passing the State Bar exam, she began working as an attorney in ...

18. Grace Zabriskie

Actress | Inland Empire

"Amazing Grace" Zabriskie was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She wrote her own original poetry, then performed at coffee shops and various artist hangouts in Atlanta. She was also a wonderful silk-screen printmaker. She moved to Hollywood and made her acting debut in Norma Rae (1979). She went on ...

19. Ray Walston

Actor | Popeye

Ray Walston started his acting career as a spear carrier with a local stock company. When the family moved to Houston, Texas, Walston's father wanted to teach him the oil business, but Walston instead joined a traveling repertory company (selling tickets as well as acting). He went on to associate ...

20. Barry Shabaka Henley

Actor | The Terminal

Barry Shabaka Henley was born on September 15, 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Barry Joseph Henley. He is an actor, known for The Terminal (2004), Collateral (2004) and Rush Hour (1998).

21. Dorothy Lamour

Actress | Road to Bali

In addition to being Miss New Orleans in 1931, Dorothy Lamour worked as a Chicago elevator operator; band vocalist for her first husband, band leader Herbie Kaye; and radio performer. In 1936 she donned her soon-to-be-famous sarong for her debut at Paramount, The Jungle Princess (1936), and ...

22. Kelvin Harrison Jr.

Actor | Luce

Kelvin Harrison Jr. was born on July 23, 1994 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Luce (2019), Monsters and Men (2018) and It Comes at Night (2017).

23. Faith Domergue

Actress | This Island Earth

Sultry, brunette Faith Domergue was born in New Orleans, part Creole, but primarily of Irish and English extraction. She was adopted when she was six weeks old. In 1927 her adoptive parents took her to live in California, where she was educated at Catholic schools in Santa Monica. She had her first...

24. Eddie Jemison

Actor | Ocean's Eleven

Eddie Jemison was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor, known for Ocean's Eleven (2001), Ocean's Thirteen (2007) and The Punisher (2004).

25. Phil Fondacaro

Actor | Willow

Phil Fondacaro started his career in 1981 when a casting call went out for "little people" for the feature film Under the Rainbow (1981). This was the beginning of a career that is still going strong to this day. From that time he has worked in every genre. including drama, comedy, horror and ...

26. Don Yesso

Actor | Bad Country

Don Yesso was born on November 27, 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Bad Country (2014), Hocus Pocus (1993) and Fantastic Four (2015).

27. Frederick Weller

Actor | Armageddon

Frederick Weller was born on April 18, 1966 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Armageddon (1998), The Shape of Things (2003) and BlacKkKlansman (2018). He has been married to Ali Marsh since September 6, 2003. They have one child.

28. Bryan Batt

Actor | Mad Men

Bryan Batt was born on March 1, 1963 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor, known for Mad Men (2007), 12 Years a Slave (2013) and Jeffrey (1995). He has been married to Tom Cianfichi since September 28, 2014.

29. Eugenie Bondurant

Actress | The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

Eugenie Bondurant's long and slightly strange career has taken her from the runways of New York and Paris to a featured role as "Tigris" in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2.

At 6'-1", with knife-blade cheekbones, Bondurant, was "discovered" after a bout with cancer left her looking especially ...

30. John Bernecker

Stunts | Black Panther

John Bernecker was born on March 2, 1984 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as John Hagen Bernecker. He is known for his work on Black Panther (2018), The 5th Wave (2016) and Battleship (2012). He died on July 13, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

31. Garrett Morris

Actor | Saturday Night Live

Garrett Morris was born on February 1, 1937 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Garrett Gonzalez Morris. He is an actor, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), Coneheads (1993) and Ant-Man (2015). He has been married to Freda Morris since September 20, 1996.

32. Bob Clark

Director | A Christmas Story

Bob Clark was born on August 5, 1939 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Benjamin Clark. He was a director and writer, known for A Christmas Story (1983), Porky's (1981) and Baby Geniuses (1999). He died on April 4, 2007 in Pacific Palisades, California, USA.

33. Romeo Miller

Actor | Honey

Romeo Miller was born on August 19, 1989 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Percy Romeo Miller. He is an actor and producer, known for Honey (2003), Romeo! (2003) and Kangaroo Jack (2003).

34. Nic Pizzolatto

Writer | True Detective

An award-winning novelist and short-story writer, he is the author of the collection 'Between Here and the Yellow Sea' and the novel 'Galveston.' He is originally from Southwest Louisiana, and taught literature at several universities, including the University of Chicago, before going into ...

35. Azure Parsons

Actress | 2 Guns

Azure Parsons was born on October 5, 1984 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Azure Dawn Parsons. She is an actress, known for 2 Guns (2013), Salem (2014) and Kart Driver (2011).

36. Paul Burke

Actor | Naked City

Tall, dark, and handsome is how Hollywood liked their leading men back in the 1950s and 1960s, and actor Paul Burke certainly fit the bill. While his career fell short of outright stardom, he managed to stand out in a couple of acclaimed TV cop series series in the 1960s and "enjoyed" semi-cult ...

37. Corey Johnson

Actor | Captain Phillips

Corey Johnson was born on May 17, 1961 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as John Johnson. He is known for his work on Captain Phillips (2013), Jackie (2016) and The Bourne Ultimatum (2007).

38. Rhonda Shear

Actress | Spaceballs

Having spent 25 years in the Hollywood spotlight as an actress, comedienne and host, Rhonda Shear knows a thing or two about making the most of her assets! Star of the popular late night series Up All Night (1989), Shear learned the art of illusion and camouflage from Hollywood's top costume ...

39. Ed Nelson

Actor | Ngo si seoi

Ed Nelson was aiming for a career in the legal profession until he caught the acting bug during his second year of college. In 1952, he headed off to New York City, where he studied direction and production at the School of Radio Technique. He returned to his native New Orleans where he worked as ...

40. Elmore Leonard

Writer | Out of Sight

Elmore Leonard was born on October 11, 1925 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Elmore John Leonard Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Out of Sight (1998), Get Shorty (1995) and Justified (2010). He was married to Christine Kent, Joan Shepard and Beverly Claire Cline. He died on August 20, ...

41. Truman Capote

Actor | Murder by Death

Truman Capote was born on September 30, 1924 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Truman Streckfus Persons. He was a writer and actor, known for Murder by Death (1976), Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) and The Innocents (1961). He died on August 25, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

42. Penelope Spheeris

Director | Suburbia

Spheeris is often referred to as a 'rock 'n roll anthropologist'.

In 1974 she formed the first Los Angeles music video production company, ROCK 'N REEL. She concluded her music video work with the Grammy-nominated, "Bohemian Rhapsody" video for "Wayne's World". Spheeris' feature film debut was the ...

43. Cheryl Holdridge

Actress | The Donna Reed Show

Cheryl Holdridge was born on June 20, 1944 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Cheryl Lynn Phelps. She was an actress, known for The Donna Reed Show (1958), Leave It to Beaver (1957) and Life with Archie (1962). She was married to Manning J. Post, Albert James Skarda and Lance Reventlow. She died on ...

44. Tanyell Waivers

Actress | Ma

Tanyell Waivers was born on January 6, 1990 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Tanyell Quian Waivers. She is an actress, known for Ma (2019), The Demonologist (2019) and Bayou Caviar (2018).

45. Harold Sylvester

Actor | Innerspace

Harold Sylvester was born on February 10, 1949 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Innerspace (1987), An Officer and a Gentleman (1982) and Uncommon Valor (1983). He has been married to Kathleen since 1970. They have two children.

46. Adam Nee

Actor | Band of Robbers

Adam Nee was born on July 19, 1981 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Adam Taylor Nee. He is an actor and director, known for Band of Robbers (2015), Masters of the Universe (2021) and The Last Romantic (2006). He was previously married to Allison Miller.

47. DJ Khaled

Actor | Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

DJ Khaled was born on November 26, 1975 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Khaled Mohamed Khaled. He is an actor, known for Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016), The Boss (2016) and Magic Mike XXL (2015).

48. Christopher Thornton

Actor | Sympathy for Delicious

Christopher Thornton was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. His father is an amateur opera singer who gave Christopher his first taste of the actor's life when he would have his son accompany him to rehearsals at a local church theatre. Christopher first acted onstage when he majored in ...

49. James Landry Hébert

Actor | Stranger Things

Some would say that actor James Landry Hébert (pronounced "Ayy-Bear") was born in Lafayette, LA in 1984. Others would argue that after spending most of his adolescence on an Indian reservation the actor was born while studying theater at Louisiana State University. And still others, James included,...

50. Yvonne Suhor

Actress | The Young Riders

Yvonne Suhor, visiting assistant professor of theatre, received her MFA from the University of California and has been a professional actress, director and teacher for several years. She was a regular on ABC's The Young Riders (1989), played Cicely in an Emmy award-winning episode of Northern ...


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