Birth Place Matching "Schenectady, New York, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Mickey Rourke

Actor | The Wrestler

Mickey Rourke was born Phillip Andre Rourke, Jr. on September 16, 1952, in Schenectady, New York, the son of Annette (Cameron) and Phillip Andre Rourke. His father was of Irish and German descent, and his mother was of French-Canadian, English, and German ancestry. When he was six years old, his ...

2. Ann B. Davis

Actress | The Brady Bunch

Ann B. Davis made her debut in show business at age 6 earning $2.00 in a puppet show. At the University of Michigan, Anne planned to study medicine but got the acting bug from her brother who was the lead dancer in the national company of "Oklahoma" for over a year. Anne then spent six years in ...

3. Ato Essandoh

Actor | Jason Bourne

Ato Essandoh was born on July 29, 1972 in Schenectady, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Jason Bourne (2016), Blood Diamond (2006) and Garden State (2004).

4. Jessica Collins

Actress | Catch Me If You Can

Emmy-Award winning actress Jessica Collins is known for a variety of dramatic and comedic roles in film and television including Catch Me If You Can, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and Tru Calling. She is an American actress of Italian, Irish, French, Polish and English ancestry, and was born ...

5. Deborah Van Valkenburgh

Actress | The Warriors

Deborah Gaye Van Valkenburgh is a Schenectady, New York-born Los Angeles-based actress, singer, artist, and writer working in all manner of media. She graduated from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, with a BFA in Painting & Drawing. As a teen in Upstate New York she performed in coffee houses...

6. Harold Gould

Actor | Patch Adams

Harold Gould earned a Ph.D. in theatre and taught speech and drama at Cornell University. Pursuing off-Broadway work in the 1950s, he decided to practice what he preached and became a full-time professional actor in the 1960s. He has appeared in hundreds of TV shows since, usually playing a father,...

7. Patricia Kalember

Actress | Signs

Patricia was raised in Westport, Connecticut and Louisville, Kentucky. Studied acting at Indiana and Temple Universities after being encouraged by her high-school drama teacher. She finished College with a B.A. degree in theater and immediately started acting in major regional and off-Broadway ...

8. John Sayles

Writer | Lone Star

A bright child, John Sayles began reading novels before age 9. A Williams grad in 1972, he shunned a corporate career to work various blue-collar jobs, moving to east Boston to take a factory job. He wrote stories and submitted them to various magazines, and the Atlantic Monthly gave him the idea ...

9. Alex Sgambati

Actress | The Walking Dead

Though a New Yorker by birth, Alex Sgambati was raised in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she began her acting career in theatre at the age of seven. Her big break came in the fall of 2011 when Craig Ferguson picked her out of the audience at a taping of his show to be a recurring personality on The...

10. Leslie Silva

Actress | Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

Born in Schenectady, New York, Leslie Silva was raised primarily in Saratoga, New York, but also lived in Connecticut, Iowa and Georgia, moving frequently because her father worked as a nuclear engineer. She attended the University of Connecticut at Storrs, and received a BFA from the School of ...

11. Clifton Young

Actor | Dark Passage

Clifton "Bobby" Young gained notoriety as a child actor playing "Bonedust" during Our Gang's sound transition period. Of all the graduates of Our Gang (with the exception of Jackie Cooper and arguably Dickie Moore), Clifton had the greatest shot at adult stardom - at least as far as strong ...

12. David Wilcock

Actor | The Recall

David Wilcock was born on March 8, 1973 in Rotterdam, Schenectady County, New York, USA. He is a producer and actor, known for The Recall (2017), Wisdom Teachings (2013) and Ancient Aliens (2009). He has been married to Elizabeth Wilcock since October 14, 2017.

13. John Philip Dayton

Producer | Tracy and Hepburn

John Philip Dayton was born on May 13, 1947 in Schenectady, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Tracy and Hepburn, Embracing Chaos: Making the African Queen (2010) and The Spencer Tracy Legacy: A Tribute by Katharine Hepburn (1986).

14. Kevin Burns

Producer | Poseidon

Born on June 18, 1955 and raised in Schenectady, New York, Kevin Burns developed his love for television and films at an early age. He also displayed a unique and impressive talent for mimicry and drawing cartoons and caricature. It was this love for drawing that helped attract the attention of his...

15. Warren Munson

Actor | Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

Warren Munson was born on November 30, 1933 in Schenectady, New York, USA as Warren Edwin Munson III. He is an actor, known for Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989), Executive Decision (1996) and Intrepid (2000).

16. Andrew Yang

Self | Inherent Good

Andrew Yang is the Founder and CEO of Venture for America, a fellowship program that places top college graduates in start-ups for 2 years in emerging U.S. cities to generate job growth and train the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Andrew founded Venture For America in 2011 with the mission to:


17. Jason Furlani

Actor | American Gangster

Jason Furlani was born on May 27, 1970 in Schenectady, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for American Gangster (2007), Man on a Ledge (2012) and The Wolf of Wall Street (2013).

18. Maria Brink

Actress | Murder in the First

Maria Brink was born on December 17, 1977 in Schenectady, New York, USA as Maria Diane Brink. She is a director and actress, known for Murder in the First (2014), Self Righteous Suicide (2002) and Paper Doll (2003).

19. Lina Bradford

Actress | Woo

Lina Bradford was born and raised in New York City, across the street from famed Carnegie Hall on the Upper West Side. She identified as Trans at a young age and her career in entertainment began at an early age as a dancer. She studied modern ballet, tap and jazz for 11 years and performed in ...

20. Shannon Plumb

Actress | The Place Beyond the Pines

Shannon Plumb's cinematic studies of life's various roles and characters explore the complexities embedded in the ordinary and extraordinary. From the humble persona of a new mother to iconic figures from the silver screen, Plumb portrays these characters with zest and humor. Inspired by the ...

21. Nick DeRuve

Producer | The Runaway

Nick DeRuve was born in Schenectady, New York. He attended Niskayuna high school where he discovered his passion for filmmaking. As a senior he produced, wrote and directed his first short film which garnered festival laurels across the country. Nick would graduate with two varsity letters and an ...

22. Jack Briggs

Actor | Joan of Paris

Jack Briggs was born on August 1, 1920 in Schenectady, New York, USA as John Calvin Briggs. He was an actor, known for Joan of Paris (1942), My Forbidden Past (1951) and Parachute Battalion (1941). He was married to Ginger Rogers. He died on August 22, 1998.

23. Ranald MacDougall

Writer | The World, The Flesh and The Devil

Ranald MacDougall was born on March 10, 1915 in Schenectady, New York, USA as Ranald Robert MacDougall. He was a writer and director, known for The World, The Flesh and The Devil (1959), Mildred Pierce (1945) and Cleopatra (1963). He was married to Nanette Fabray and Lucille Margaret Brophy. He ...

24. Michelle Parylak

Actress | Star Trek

Born upstate New York to a set of French/Ukrainian parents, Michelle was hailed a performer just seconds after leaving the womb. Although the Doctors initial prediction of being a born singer never came to fruition, it was a future in the arts that indeed was her calling. Childhood living room ...

25. Joshua Seftel

Director | War, Inc.

Joshua Seftel's filmmaking has brought him to Romania, Bosnia, South Africa, Costa Rica, Iceland, and across the United States. At age 22, he received his first Emmy nomination for his documentary film Lost and Found (1991) about the plight of Romania's 120,000 orphaned and abandoned children. Made...

26. Dave Garroway

Self | Babes in Toyland

Dave Garroway was born on July 13, 1913 in Schenectady, New York, USA as David Cunningham Garroway Jr. He was an actor, known for Babes in Toyland (1954), I Surrender Dear (1948) and The World Through the Eyes of Children (1975). He was married to Sarah Lee Lippincott, Pamela Wilde and Adele Marie ...

27. Mark T. Fowler

Producer | The Initiation

Mark is returning to an entertainment career. Previously, he reviewed movies professionally, did interviews, and reviewed concerts for several large publications and newspapers in the 1970's, He played the primary zombie in Indie film, After the Winds, then did promotion for CBS Records in Houston....

28. Ray Nelson

Writer | They Live

Science Fiction author and cartoonist Ray Nelson was the inventor of the propeller beanie while still in high school. There are varying versions of the story, but the gist is that, in 1947, at a small science fiction convention in Cadillac, Michigan, Nelson and some friends were cartooning, ...

29. Michalina Scorzelli

Actress | Shoplifters of the World

Michalina Scorzelli began her multifaceted career as an Actress in NYC. She appeared on stage, in film and Television. Once being cast in Independent films she began also Producing. The first film she was in and Produced Won Best debut Feature Film at the Raindance Film Festival. Today she is ...

31. Daniel Carnevale

Self | High Flying Homes

Daniel Joseph Carnevale was born on the 6th of August, 1970 in the small inner city of Schenectady, in upstate New York, to Italian parents John Raymond and Carol Ann. Growing up, Daniel was introverted and shy, but while attending St. Luke's Catholic School, he became immersed in music and singing...

32. Greg Capullo

Writer | Young Justice

Greg Capullo was born on March 30, 1962 in Schenectady, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Young Justice (2010), Todd McFarlane's Spawn (1997) and Todd McFarlane's Spawn (1997). He has been married to Jamie since 2011. He was previously married to Michele.

33. Jim Jermanok

Producer | Em

An award-winning Writer, Director and Producer, Jim Jermanok wrote and produced "Passionada," a sophisticated romantic comedy that was released in over 120 American cities in summer- autumn, 2003. It was later released in 2004-2005 by Columbia Tri-Star in over 150 countries. The film stars: Jason ...

34. John Ball

Writer | In the Heat of the Night

Novelist John Dudley Ball was born in Schenectady, NY, in 1911, the son of a scientist. He grew up in Milwaukee, WI, and attended Wisconsin's Carroll College. After graduation he worked as a staff writer specializing in science for "Fortune" magazine, then went to work for the "Brooklyn Eagle" ...

35. Gene Galusha

Actor | Stephanie Daley

According to narrator Gene Galusha, he may not be a crime-solver, but if he retains a fraction of the information he reads each week on The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science (1996), he may consider a career change. Gene began his announcing career when he graduated from high school ...

36. Darcy Schacher

Actress | Primetime: What Would You Do?

Darcy Schacher was born on February 16, 1994 in Schenectady, New York, USA as Darcy Eileen Schacher. She is known for her work on What Would You Do? (2009), People's List (2016) and The 89th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (2015).

37. Daniel Wulkan

Producer | Choose

Daniel Wulkan was born in Schenectady, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Choose (2011), Spanish Fly (2002) and iMurders (2008).

39. Amir Derakh

Soundtrack | Freaky Friday

Amir Derakh was born on June 20, 1963 in Schenectady, New York, USA as Amir Davidson.

40. Darcy Pulliam

Actress | The Producers

Darcy Pulliam was born on November 15, 1943 in Schenectady, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for The Producers (2005), Therese and Isabelle (1968) and Law & Order (1990).

41. John Mccormick

Make Up Department | The Young and the Restless

John left his career in performing to pursue an opportunity for Film/TV hair styling. In 2016, John won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Hair styling with the team at "The Young and the Restless. Two time nominee of the Hairbrained Video Awards in New York City. Member of Local 706, Make up ...

43. John Nacco

Actor | Law & Order

John Nacco was born on August 3, 1932 in Schenectady, New York, USA as John A. Nacco. He was an actor, known for Law & Order (1990), True Love (1989) and Johnny Montana (2006). He died on October 13, 2012 in Arlington, Massachusetts, USA.

44. Ellen Demming

Actress | The Guiding Light

What many people do not know about Ellen Demming, is that besides her work on the Guiding Light, she held membership in SAG and Actors Equity. In addition to playing Meta, she did Summer Stock, regional theatre, commercial work, and she starred off-Broadway in "Family Portrait", in 1959, at the ...

45. Michael Cremo

Self | Lost India

Michael A. Cremo, also known by his devotional name Drutakarma Das, is an American freelance researcher who identifies himself as a Vedic creationist and an "alternative archeologist" and argues that humans have lived on the earth for millions of years. In case of artifacts allegedly found in the ...

46. Kenneth Schermerhorn

Soundtrack | Il divo - La spettacolare vita di Giulio Andreotti

Kenneth Schermerhorn was born on November 20, 1929 in Schenectady, New York, USA as Kenneth DeWitt Schermerhorn. He is known for his work on Il Divo (2008), The Nutcracker (1977) and Breakfast with the Arts (1991). He was married to Hooker, Tish, Carol Neblett and Lupe Serrano. He died on April 18,...

47. Daniel B. Martin

Actor | Welcome Home

Daniel B. Martin was born on October 11, 1971 in Schenectady, New York, USA as Daniel B Martin. He is an actor and producer, known for Welcome Home (2015), The Revolution (2006) and The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot (2018).

48. Mike Feurstein

Producer | Greatest Man Alive

Mike Feurstein was born on August 16, 1979 in Schenectady, New York, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Greatest Man Alive (2010), eScape (2010) and How to UnMake a Bully, Vol 7. Cyberbullying (2015).

49. Hubbell Robinson

Producer | Startime

Hubbell Robinson was born on October 16, 1905 in Schenectady, New York, USA. He was a producer and production manager, known for Startime (1959), Thriller (1960) and ABC Stage 67 (1966). He was married to Vivienne Segal, Margaret Whiting and Therese Lewis. He died on September 4, 1974 in New York ...

50. Michael J. Carnevale

Writer | The Vanish Woods

Michael J. Carnevale is an American writer, actor, director and film producer who was born in New York.

Michael caught the acting bug after moving to South Florida in 1986, and working as an actor on various films like "Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise" (1987) and several episodes of: "...

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