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


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1. Kate Walsh

Actress | The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Kate Walsh was born in San Jose, California, on October 13, 1967. She grew up partly in San Jose and partly in Tucson, Arizona, later attending the University of Arizona, where she got involved in regional theater. She later moved to Chicago where she began working with the Piven Theatre Workshop ...

2. Dustin Diamond

Actor | Saved by the Bell

Attended Zion Lutheran School in Anaheim, California. While in fifth grade, he portrayed 8th-grader Samuel "Screech" Powers in the television series Good Morning, Miss Bliss (1987), which evolved into Saved by the Bell (1989) and its various television movies and spin-offs. Also appeared in the ...

3. Ernie Reyes Jr.

Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze

Ernie Reyes Jr. was born on January 15, 1972 in San Jose, California, USA as Ernest E. Reyes. He is an actor and producer, known for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991), The Rundown (2003) and Red Sonja (1985). He has been married to Lisa Reyes since November 11, 2009.

4. Josh Holloway

Actor | Lost

Josh Holloway was born on July 20, 1969 in San Jose, California, USA as Josh Lee Holloway. He is an actor and producer, known for Lost (2004), Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011) and Sabotage (2014). He has been married to Yessica Kumala since October 1, 2004. They have two children.

5. Brett Dalton

Actor | Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Brett Patrick Dalton (born January 7, 1983) is an American actor. He is best known for playing Grant Ward in ABC's series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013). Dalton graduated in 2001 from Westmont High School in Campbell, California, where he became interested in acting after auditioning for a ...

6. Sheri Moon Zombie

Actress | The Devil's Rejects

Sheri Moon Zombie was born Sheri Lyn Skurkis. She is the daughter of Carol A. and William B. Skurkis, and has Lithuanian and Polish ancestry. She was raised in Torrington, Connecticut, from a young age. In her late teens, Sheri moved to California, but continued to spend a great deal of time in the...

7. Rosanna DeSoto

Actress | Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

Rosanna DeSoto was born on September 2, 1950 in San Jose, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991), Stand and Deliver (1988) and La Bamba (1987). She has been married to David S. Ward since September 20, 1980. They have two children. She was ...

8. Jeannie Mai

Self | The Real

Jeannie Mai is an American makeup artist, fashion expert, actress, and TV personality. She is most known for her work as the host of How Do I Look? (2004) on the Style Network and Character Fantasy (2006) on the USA Network. As a fashion expert, she is frequently featured on numerous television ...

9. Albert Tsai

Actor | Abominable

Albert Tsai is an American actor. He started his professional career at the age of 9. Albert won rave reviews and multiple awards recognition for his breakout role as Bert on the ABC comedy series Trophy Wife, including a "Best Supporting Actor" nomination from 2014 Critics' Choice Television ...

10. Farley Granger

Actor | Strangers on a Train

Farley Earle Granger was born in 1925 in San Jose, California, to Eva (Hopkins) and Farley Earle Granger, who owned an automobile dealership. Right out of high school, he was brought to the attention of movie producer Samuel Goldwyn, who cast him in a small role in The North Star (1943). He followed...

11. Debbie Lee Carrington

Actress | Men in Black

Debbie Lee Carrington was born on December 14, 1959 in San Jose, California, USA as Deborah Lee Carrington. She is known for her work on Men in Black (1997), Total Recall (1990) and She's All That (1999). She died on March 23, 2018 in Pleasanton, California.

12. Amber Coney

Actress | Dead of Summer

Amber Coney was born on October 14, 1992 in San Jose, California, USA as Amber Michelle Coney. She is known for her work on Dead of Summer (2016), American Desert and Class (2015).

13. Nikki Sixx

Soundtrack | The Dirt

Frank Ferranna II was born to Frank and Deana Ferranno. When Nikki was in his thirties, he found out that he had a sister with down syndrome. She was older than him. The day before he was to meet her for the first time, she passed away. His father left him and his mother soon after he was born. He ...

14. Lou Wagner

Actor | Planet of the Apes

Lou Wagner was born on August 14, 1948 in San Jose, California, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Planet of the Apes (1968), Airport (1970) and Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972).

15. Martin Hewitt

Actor | Yellowbeard

Martin Hewitt was born on February 19, 1958 in San Jose, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Yellowbeard (1983), Endless Love (1981) and Alien Predator (1986). He has been married to Kerstin Gneiting since 1990.

16. Alice Wu

Director | Saving Face

Studied computer science at MIT and Stanford University, where she received her bachelors and masters degrees. Left a job designing software at Microsoft to write and direct her first film, Saving Face, which premiered at the Toronto and Sundance Film Festivals, where it was acquired and released ...

17. Lateef Crowder

Actor | Tekken

Lateef Crowder was born on November 23, 1977 in San Jose, California, USA as Lateef Crowder Dos Santos. He is known for his work on Tekken (2010), Wonder Woman (2017) and Furious 7 (2015).

18. Nick Groff

Producer | Paranormal Lockdown

Nicholas "Nick" Groff was born on April 19th, 1980, in San José, California. Raised in New England, he's been fascinated with the paranormal since childhood, because of his passion for horror movies and some inexplicable experiences within his home and family. His strong vivacity led him to risk ...

19. Ariel Gade

Actress | AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem

Ariel Gade was born on May 1, 1997 in San Jose, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007), Invasion (2005) and Dark Water (2005).

20. Charles Martinet

Actor | Nine Months

Charles Martinet was born on September 17, 1955 in San Jose, California, USA as Charles Andre Martinet. He is an actor and writer, best known for voicing in Nintendo games as many different Characters including Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi, Toadsworth, Baby Mario, Baby Luigi, in video games ...

21. Fran Jeffries

Actress | The Pink Panther

Fran Jeffries was born on May 18, 1937 in San Jose, California, USA as Frances Ann Makris. She was an actress, known for The Pink Panther (1963), Harum Scarum (1965) and Sex and the Single Girl (1964). She was married to Steven Schaeffer, Richard Quine, Dick Haymes and Edward E. Belasco, Jr. She ...

22. Michael Gough

Actor | The Mummy Returns

Michael Gough was born on December 3, 1956 in San Jose, California, USA as Michael J. Gough. He is an actor, known for The Mummy Returns (2001), Resident Evil 4 (2005) and Batman: Arkham Origins (2013).

23. Simon Rhee

Stunts | Inception

Simon Rhee is a 7th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do and a 4th Degree Black Belt in Hap Ki Do. He is a World-Class Martial Artist known for his beautiful kicks and incredible forms, and is a many-time Grand Champion of the tournament circuit. Karate Illustrated noted that, "Simon Rhee has the ...

24. Ricco Fajardo

Actor | Boku no hîrô akademia

Ricco Fajardo may be known abroad for his commercial and voice work, but locally in Dallas, he is best known for his theatrical and independent film projects. Born and raised in California, Ricco studied musical theatre at the University of California, Irvine (BA 2009) and soon after sought ...

25. Brianne Moncrief

Actress | Not Right Now

Brianne Moncrief was born on January 13, 1983 in San Jose, California, USA as Brianne Hughes Moncrief. She is an actress and producer, known for Not Right Now (2015), The Other Guys (2010) and All My Children (1970).

26. Gregory Zaragoza

Actor | The Last of the Mohicans

Gregory is an extremely gifted and versatile performer, having performed on televison, film and in the theater. He also has a variety of interests and special skills which include work as an attorney; as horseback rider; the Martial Arts (Kung Fu, Judo and has a Black Belt in Karate); Trumpet ...

27. Barry Brown

Actor | Bad Company

Barry Brown was born on April 19, 1951 in San Jose, California, USA as Donald Barry Brown. He was an actor, known for Bad Company (1972), Piranha (1978) and Daisy Miller (1974). He died on June 27, 1978 in Silver Lake, California.

28. Edmund Lowe

Actor | Chandu the Magician

Tall, athletic leading man, the son of a judge. Lowe was initially slated for the priesthood but switched career paths on several occasions, at one time studying law, then teaching English and elocution. The latter led to his involvement in the acting profession. After briefly appearing in ...

29. Vanessa Sheri

Actress | Nickelodeon's Ho Ho Holiday Special

Vanessa Sheri was born in Santa Clara, California.

She had dreams of being a Doctor or an Actress. Her Mother always had her in Acting Classes since she was a little girl because of her big personality and her funny skits

She became a Mother at the age of 16, to a son named Austin. She graduated High...

30. Jenny Shimizu

Actress | Foxfire

Born in San Jose, California in June 1967, Jenny grew up in Santa Maria, California and attended California State University, Northridge on a basketball scholarship. She later moved to Los Angeles to open a car garage. Soon after, Jenny was approached by a casting director while saddling her ...

31. John Dukakis

Actor | Jaws 2

Born in California and raised in the Boston area, John has had a rich and varied career in the political and entertainment businesses.

While attending Brown University in the mid-70s, the aspiring actor was cast in Universal's sequel to Jaws (1975), Jaws 2 (1978). He relocated to Hollywood and ...

32. Charlene deGuzman

Actress | Unlovable

Charlene deGuzman was born and raised in San Jose, California. She spent her childhood as a competitive dancer, then moved to New York City to pursue magazine journalism. She quickly ended up back on stage, performing Off-Broadway and in the national tour of STOMP. Currently in Los Angeles, ...

33. Michael Swan

Actor | As the World Turns

Michael Swan was born on June 11, 1948 in San Jose, California, USA. He is an actor and director, known for As the World Turns (1956), Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986) and Hilton Head Island (2017). He was previously married to Susan Mariotti.

34. Jeremy Applegate

Actor | Heathers

Jeremy was born on August 29, 1965 as Paul Boyce. He was named by his sisters after Paul McCartney of the Beatles fame. He changed his name to Jeremy Applegate in 1983.

35. Jennifer Field

Actress | 9-1-1

A San Francisco Bay Area native, Jennifer graduated from Santa Clara University with a B.A. in Theatre Arts. Her Korean mother is a homemaker, and her English-Irish-German father, an attorney. Her love of performing began at 5 years old, with piano, ballet, and tap classes. By the time she was in ...

36. Maureen Arthur

Actress | How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Maureen Arthur was born on April 15, 1934 in San Jose, California, USA as Maureen Louise Arthur. She is an actress, known for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967), The Love God? (1969) and How to Commit Marriage (1969). She was married previously to George Weidler and to Aaron ...

37. Kristina Hagan

Actress | Warlock's Magic: The Series

Kristina Hagan is originally from San Jose, California. Kristina is always asked, "what ethnicity is she from?" Kristina according to her birth certificate is marked, Caucasian, however she is a mix of beautiful cultures, those of Eastern European, Spain and various areas of Mexico. Kristina went ...

38. Vernon Dent

Actor | Malice in the Palace

Familiar to many as the frustrated cop, businessman or landlord in countless two-reel comedies by The Three Stooges, Vernon Dent got his start in show business as a member of a singing troupe traveling in Southern California in the early 1920s. He was befriended by comedian Hank Mann, a member of ...

39. Akhil Akkineni

Actor | Akhil

Akhil is the son of Akkineni Nagarjuna and Amala, both his parents are famous actors.His elder half-brother Naga Chaitanya is also an actor Akhil is the grandson of Akkineni Nageswara Rao,recipient of the Dada Saheb Phalke Award, the highest honorary award for achievement in Indian cinema and also ...

40. Miguel Pérez

Actor | Blow

Miguel Pérez was born in San Jose, California; As the son of a middleweight boxing, lounge singing, big dreaming father and a music loving, green thumbed, black belt Catholic mother, he enjoyed a childhood filled with colorful people, unforgettable melodies, religious dogma and practical lessons in...

41. Noah Bastian

Actor | 2gether

Noah Bastian was born on August 26, 1979 in San Jose, California, USA as Noah Dale Bastian. He is an actor, known for 2gether (2000), 2gether: The Series (2000) and JAG (1995).

42. Roman Anthony

Actor | Lady Peacock

Roman Anthony was born on September 8, 1990 in San José, California, USA. He is known for his work on Lady Peacock (2014), This Holiday (2015) and It's a Wondrous Life (2018).

43. Kate Sargeant

Producer | Blindspot

Kate started her career in the entertainment industry at the age of eleven as "Emily" in the cult classic film 3 Ninjas, directed by Jon Turteltaub. After appearing in numerous films, television shows, and commercials, she went on to attend U.C. Berkeley, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a ...

44. Jhonen Vasquez

Writer | Invader ZIM

Jhonen Vasquez was born and raised on San Jose's East Side. He graduated from Mount Pleasant High in 1992 and was a one-time film student at De Anza College. Even though he has little formal artistic training, he entered the world of alternative comics, as the writer/creator/artist of such titles ...

45. Jasmine Villegas

Actress | Threat Matrix

Her youthful ambition and undeniable talent have taken Jasmine into other creative arenas. She has been featured in print advertisements for Target National, Mary Kate and Ashley, American Girl, Levi's, Hilary Duff, Robinsons May, Macys, Mervyns, Girl Scouts, Sparklets Drinking Water, Kohls as well...

46. Steve Wozniak

Steve Jobs

Steve Wozniak was born on August 11, 1950 in San Jose, California, USA as Stephen Gary Wozniak. He is a producer and actor, known for Steve Jobs (2015), The Big Bang Theory (2007) and The US Festival (1983). He has been married to Janet Hill since August 8, 2008. He was previously married to ...

47. Calum Best

Actor | Dangerous Game

Calum Best was born on February 6, 1981 in San Jose, California, USA as Calum Milan Best. He is an actor and producer, known for Dangerous Game (2017), Retribution (2017) and Light the Lights (2011).

48. Joe Murray

Writer | Rocko's Modern Life

Joe Murray was born on May 3, 1961 in San Jose, California, USA as Joseph David Murray. He is a writer and producer, known for Rocko's Modern Life (1993), Camp Lazlo: Where's Lazlo? (2007) and Camp Lazlo! (2004). He has been married to Aleide since 2011. He was previously married to Diane Murray ...

49. Michio Kaku

Self | The Real History of Science Fiction

Expert in science fiction, futurist, bestselling author, acclaimed on-air personality, and popularizer of theoretical physics.

Dr. Kaku has starred in science programming for television including series for Discovery, Science Channel, BBC, ABC, and History Channel. Beyond his numerous New York Times...

50. Virginia Brissac

Actress | Rebel Without a Cause

Virginia Brissac was born on June 11, 1883 in San Jose, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Rebel Without a Cause (1955), The Scarlet Clue (1945) and Executive Suite (1954). She was married to John Griffith Wray and Eugene D. Mockbee. She died on July 26, 1979 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, ...


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