Birth Place Matching "Providence, Rhode Island, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | A Goofy Movie
You've seen him. You've heard him. Appearing across platforms such as television, feature film, animation, video games, commercials, talking toys, promotion, narration, and internet; as a result, Mars is affectionately referred to as "That Guy From That Show".
At age eleven, Jason Marsden relocated ...
Writer | La La Land
Damien Sayre Chazelle is an American director and screenwriter. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island. His mother, Celia Sayre (Martin) Chazelle, is an American-Canadian writer and professor of history at The College of New Jersey. His father, Bernard Chazelle, is a French-American Eugene Higgins...
Actor | Cheers
Nicholas Colasanto, the actor and television director who achieved his greatest success as "Coach" on the TV series Cheers (1982) at the end of his career, was born January 19, 1924 in Providence, Rhode Island, one of seven children. He attended Providence's Central High School but did not graduate...
Actor | Live and Let Die
Albert David Hedison Jr. was born in Providence, Rhode Island, the elder son of Albert and Rose Hedison, naturalized United States citizens from Armenia. His father owned a jewelry enameling business and his son was expected to follow in his footsteps. Young Al had other ideas, having put his ...
Actor | Gilda
George Macready--the name probably doesn't ring any bells for most but the voice would be unmistakable. He attended and graduated from Brown University and had a short stint as a New York newspaperman, but became interested in acting on the advice of colorful Polish émigré classical stage director ...
7. Sam Daly
Actor | The Office
Sam Daly was born on March 24, 1984 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Office (2005), Madam Secretary (2014) and Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013). He has been married to Marissa Bataille since 2015. They have one child.
Actor | Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Robert began his acting career when he was eight years old by enrolling in an after school drama program sponsored by Trinity Repertory Company. Later that year he landed a role as Turkey Boy in Trinity's production of A Christmas Carol. Since that time Robert has performed a variety of roles on ...
12. Shanna Moakler
Actress | The Wedding Singer
Shanna Moakler was born on March 28, 1975 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Shanna Lynn Moakler. She is an actress and producer, known for The Wedding Singer (1998), Big Momma's House 2 (2006) and Love Stinks (1999). She was previously married to Travis Barker.
Actor | Argo
Born and raised in working class Providence, Rhode Island Christopher Stanley is one of five brothers. Christopher became interested in acting as a teenager, but he could never muster the courage to audition for the school plays he loved to attend. "It just wasn't something you did in my ...
15. H.P. Lovecraft
Writer | Re-Animator
Born in Providence, Lovecraft was a sickly child whose parents died insane. When he was 16, he wrote the astronomy column in the Providence Tribune. Between 1908 and 1923, he wrote short stories for Weird Tales magazine, among others. He died in Providence, in poverty, on March 15, 1937. His most ...
16. Meredith Vieira
Actress | The Stepford Wives
Meredith Vieira was born on December 30, 1953 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Meredith Louise Vieira. She is a producer and actress, known for The Stepford Wives (2004), Get Him to the Greek (2010) and Shrek Forever After (2010). She has been married to Richard M. Cohen since June 14, 1986. ...
17. David S. Ward
Writer | The Sting
David S. Ward was born on October 25, 1945 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as David Schad Ward. He is a writer, known for The Sting (1973), Sleepless in Seattle (1993) and Major League II (1994). He is married to Marie-Louis White. He was previously married to Christine Atwood and Rosanna DeSoto.
18. Andy On
Actor | Blackhat
Andy On was born on May 11, 1977, in Providence, Rhode Island. A non-martial artist, Andy had always loved Jackie Chan movies and emulated his moves from flips and kicks at his home. In early 2000, while working as a bartender in Rhode Island, someone suggested he should become an actor. Andy, who ...
19. Amy Van Nostrand
Actress | Year by the Sea
Amy Van Nostrand has appeared on stage at The Guthrie Theater ("Six Degrees Of Separation"), The Huntington Theatre ("Dead End", "Heartbreak House" and, as of 3/2004, "What The Butler Saw"), Williamstown Theatre Festival ("The Three Sisters"), The Shakespeare Theatre ("The Taming Of The Shrew"), ...
20. Ruth Hussey
Actress | The Philadelphia Story
A graduate of the University of Michigan School of Drama, Ruth Hussey's first show-business job was as a fashion commentator on a local radio station. She journeyed to New York City, where she was signed as a model by the world-famous Powers agency. She obtained some stage roles with touring ...
21. Spalding Gray
Actor | Kate & Leopold
Spalding Gray was born on June 5, 1941 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Spalding Rockwell Gray. He was an actor and writer, known for Kate & Leopold (2001), Swimming to Cambodia (1987) and The Paper (1994). He was married to Kathleen Russo and Renée Shafransky. He died on January 10, 2004 in...
22. Bruce MacVittie
Actor | Million Dollar Baby
Bruce MacVittie was born in Providence, RI in 1956. He began acting in high school, attended Boston University, studied with Jerzy Grotowski in 1976 and moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting in 1979. He began his career at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in 1980 in Edward Allen Baker's "...
23. Claudia Jordan
Actress | Middle Men
Claudia's parents met when her father was in the Air Force, stationed at Brindisi, Italy where he met her mother, an Italian native. She was born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island where as an East Providence High School student, she was selected for the All State Track and Field team. She ...
24. Cormac McCarthy
Writer | The Road
Cormac McCarthy was born on July 20, 1933 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Charles Joseph McCarthy Jr. He is a writer, known for The Road (2009), No Country for Old Men (2007) and The Counsellor (2013). He was previously married to Jennifer Claire Winkley, Anne DeLisle and Lee Holleman.
27. Otis Young
Actor | The Last Detail
Otis Young was born on July 4, 1932 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He was an actor, known for The Last Detail (1973), The Clones (1973) and The Capture of Bigfoot (1979). He was married to Barbara Young and Cara Croninger. He died on October 11, 2001 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actor | The Guardian
Benjamin Ciaramello was born in Providence, Rhode Island. The eldest son of 6 to an Italian Gypsy, he traveled quite frequently as a youth moving each year of his upbringing. From an early age he took on a passion for poetry, athletics and all things literature. His professional acting career began...
32. Taaffe O'Connell
Actress | The Change-Up
Gorgeously buxom and curvaceous blonde bombshell Taaffe O'Connell was born into an upper class family on May 14, 1951 in Providence, Rhode Island. She primarily grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee and was a straight-A student in her grade school years. O'Connell received a masters degree in drama ...
35. Ron McLarty
Actor | The Postman
Ron McLarty was born on April 26, 1947 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is an actor, known for The Postman (1997), St. Vincent (2014) and Cop Rock (1990). He has been married to Kate Skinner since January 1, 2004. He was previously married to Diane Dorothy Tesitor.
38. Nelson Eddy
Actor | Phantom of the Opera
The only career Nelson Eddy ever considered was singing. His parents were singers, his grandparents were musicians. Unable to afford a teacher, he learned by imitating opera recordings. At age 14 he worked as a telephone operator in a Philadelphia iron foundry. He sold newspaper advertising and ...
Director | Champions of the Deep
Baxter Churchville grew up in New England, and attended Harvard, where he earned his BA in History. Following graduation, he traveled throughout the Asian continent on a film study program. Upon returning to the states, he earned his Master of Fine Arts degree from Columbia University, School of ...
41. Don Carmody
Producer | Chicago
Don Carmody (Producer) has been producing films and television for close to 40 years. His film credits currently number more than 100 projects, including the smash hits Porky's and Porky's II, the classic A Christmas Story, the Weekend At Bernie's series, The Late Shift (nominated for seven Emmy ...
42. Brianne Leary
Actress | Baa Baa Black Sheep
Brianne Banigan Leary was born on July 28, 1957 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. She is an American actress and inventor. She co-hosted the Disney Channel's second season of Walt Disney World Inside Out (1994), with George Foreman and J.D. Roth. She also hosted Animal Planet's Petsburgh USA (1998)...
45. Heath Centazzo
Actor | All American Bikini Car Wash
Heath was born in Providence, Rhode Island. He graduated Syracuse University with BFA in Film and Drama from the Visual and Performing Arts School. Heath started his acting career on stage in New York and L.A.and made appearances in over 20 short films. He made his feature film debut in Calling ...