Birth Place Matching "Syracuse, New York, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Tom Cruise
Actor | Top Gun
In 1976, if you had told fourteen year-old Franciscan seminary student Thomas Cruise Mapother IV that one day in the not too distant future he would be Tom Cruise, one of the top 100 movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to join the priesthood. ...
Actor | Argo
Rory Cochrane was born in New York on February 28, 1972, but spent his childhood in England. He then returned to the United States and was educated in New York City and trained in the drama department of NYC's LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts. His first roles included a part in a docudrama ...
Actress | Wanderlust
Michaela is currently a main company member of The Groundlings in Los Angeles.
Before moving to Los Angeles, Michaela pursued a life in regional theater.
She received her BFA from Boston University School For the Arts.
Her father is a math professor at Syracuse University, and her mother teaches Latin...
Director | God Bless America
Robert Francis 'Bobcat' Goldthwait, born May 26, 1962, is an American comedian, and writer, producer, director, and star of films and television shows. He is most widely known for his at times screechy voice and scattergun delivery during his standup comedy performances and some film roles.
He was ...
5. Tom Kenny
Actor | SpongeBob SquarePants
Tom Kenny grew up in East Syracuse, New York. When Tom was young he was into comic books, drawing funny pictures and collecting records. Tom turned to stand-up comedy in Boston and San Francisco. This led to appearances on every cable show spawned by the stand-up epidemic of the '80s and '90s as ...
6. Frank Whaley
Actor | Pulp Fiction
Frank Whaley is a critically acclaimed actor/writer/director. He is best known for the films Pulp Fiction (1994) and Swimming with Sharks (1994), and has worked with Oliver Stone multiple times. His feature directorial debut, Joe the King (1999), earned him the Waldo Salt Screenwriting prize at the...
7. Post Malone
Austin Richard Post, known professionally as Post Malone, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer.
Post was born in Syracuse, New York. He was raised by his father, Rich Post, and his mother Nicole Frazier Lake from Walton, NY, and stepmother Jodie. Post's father had been a ...
Actress | Men in Black
Siobhan Fallon Hogan has been seen in several blockbusters over the past twenty five years. Her many film and television credits include "Men In Black," "Forrest Gump," "SNL," "Seinfeld, "New In Town," and "Wayward Pines." She has done several foreign films including three with Denmark's Lars Von ...
11. Rod Serling
Writer | The Twilight Zone
John Phillips is the name used by longtime television and film writer Rod Serling when he asked that his real name be removed as the writer of the pilot episode of the series "The New People" in 1969. While Serling's name remained as series developer, he was sufficiently annoyed with ABC- TV's ...
12. Anthony Starke
Actor | Licence to Kill
Anthony attended Marquette University on the Liberace Foundation Scholarship for Performance, where he studied Theatre and Spanish Literature. While at Marquette he worked with the Pabst Theatre and the Wisconsin Shakespeare Company, appearing in a range of plays spanning classic, modern and ...
13. Mary Mara
Actress | Prom Night
Mary Mara's television credits include recurring roles on the series "ER" and guest-starring roles on "Hope & Gloria", "NYPD Blue" and "Law & Order". She has also appeared in the television films "In the Blink of an Eye", on the CBS Television Network, and "Indictment". Mara's feature film credits ...
15. Jaclyn Hales
Actress | Legion
Jaclyn Hales was born in Syracuse, New York. Her first acting gig came quickly after her family moved to Portsmouth, New Hampshire at the age of 6. She was cast as the "Shrunken Alice" in Alice in Wonderland at a small hometown theater. As a teenager her family moved to Utah and It was there that ...
Robert De Niro Sr. was born on May 3, 1922 in Syracuse, New York, USA as Robert Henry DeNiro. He was married to Virginia Holton Admiral. He died on May 3, 1993 in New York City, New York.
17. Mark Kassen
Producer | Before We Go
Mark Kassen originated the role of "Ben" in the off-Broadway play, "Things You Shouldn't Say past Midnight".
He performed in the Broadway production of "The Last Night of Ballyhoo", and traveled with the production to Los Angeles.
A produced playwright, Mark's multi-media play "Perfect" was mounted at...
18. Samuel Bayer
Producer | Pony
Having photographed and directed hundreds of music videos and commercials over the last 15 years, Samuel Bayer has firmly established himself as one of the industry's most prolific and sought-after talents.
A 1987 graduate of New York City's School of Visual Arts, Bayer was a painter who saw film ...
19. Andy Davoli
Actor | Welcome to Collinwood
Since the age of six, Andy Davoli has been performing on stage and it can be said that since then he hasn't left. He attended clown and magic school as a teen, graduated from Villanova University and then got accepted into law school. But Andy knew his destiny was always in front of him so he made ...
21. William Lundigan
Actor | Pinky
The athletic William Lundigan stood 6' 2" and weighed 170 pounds. He played football, basketball and tennis at Syracuse (NY) University. He was discovered by Charles R. Rogers, head of production at Universal Studios. Rogers happened to tune into radio station WFBL in Syracuse. He was so intrigued ...
Actress | Midnight Cowboy
Viva was born Janet Susan Mary Hoffmann in Syracuse, New York, to Mary Alice (McNicholas) and Wilfred Ernest Hoffmann, a well-to-do lawyer. She is the first child of a devout Catholic family, and is of German, Irish, English, and one eighth Italian, ancestry. Her parents had eight more children. ...
23. Ann Carter
Actress | The Curse of the Cat People
Ann Carter was born on June 16, 1936 in Syracuse, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Curse of the Cat People (1944), Blondie Hits the Jackpot (1949) and The North Star (1943). She was married to Crosby Newton. She died on January 27, 2014 in Tacoma, Washington, USA.
25. Susan Featherly
Actress | Andromina: The Pleasure Planet
Actress Susan Featherly was born in Syracuse, New York. She began her acting career in the mid 1990s in late-night adult cable TV shows like Hot Line and Erotic Confessions. Susan went on to star in several direct to video (and direct to cable) movies that were also adult related in content. She ...
27. Thom Filicia
Production Designer | Queer Eye for the Straight Guy
Thom is the founder of his own interior design company, Thom Filicia Inc., where he has established a strong reputation and was named one of House Beautiful's Top 100 American Designers. His firm has completed work in metropolitan New York, the Hamptons, Los Angeles, Miami and Bermuda. His practice...
29. Doris Kenyon
Actress | The Road to Singapore
The daughter of a poet, Doris Kenyon made her stage and screen debuts in 1915. She was often cast as a pleasant heroine in many silent films. She co-starred with popular silent-era actors like Rudolph Valentino and her future husband Milton Sills. Due to her stage experience she made a smooth ...
30. David Whorf
Assistant Director | Firestarter
Starting in the film industry as a child actor, Whorf first appeared in the film On Our Merry Way (1948) in 1946 with an all-star cast including Jimmy Stewart, Henry Fonda, Paulette Goddard, Fred MacMurray and Burgess Meredith. Summer Stock in New England at Marblehead, Ma. and Westport, Ct. ...
33. John Alderman
Actor | Cleopatra Jones
John Alderman was a talented, prolific, and ubiquitous actor in numerous low-budget exploitation features who appeared in everything from 1960s softcore items to 1970s drive-in fare to 1980s hardcore porn throughout the course of his long and diverse career.
Alderman was born on June 12, 1934, in ...
35. Caris Vujcec
Actress | P.S. I Love You
Caris Vujcec is an award-winning American-born actress, writer, producer and director of Mediterranean descent. She is best known for her role in the hit romantic comedy, P.S. I Love You, and for her decade-long recurring role of Detective Louise Campesi on Law & Order - both Criminal Intent and ...
37. Hoyt Richards
Actor | Intersection
Hoyt Richards is an award winning actor, writer and producer who was born in Syracuse, New York. He grew up in the Main Line area outside of Philadelphia, PA. He is is the fourth of six children. A high school scholar-athlete, who excelled at football and track, Hoyt graduated from Princeton ...
38. Jimmy DellaValle
Actor | Not For Nothin'
Jimmy Della Valle is a Character Actor/Comedian/Voiceover Artist/Writer and Master of Improvisation and Accents. Jimmy was born in Syracuse NY, then moved to Brooklyn, NY and is now Living and Happily married in Los Angeles. When not filming a TV show Commercial or Film Jimmy is auditioning for ...
40. Mitchell Lewis
Actor | Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
Mitchell Lewis was born on June 26, 1880 in Syracuse, New York, USA as Mitchell Joseph Lewis. He was an actor, known for Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925), Beau Bandit (1930) and Waikiki Wedding (1937). He was married to Nan Frances Ryan and Rosabel Morrison. He died on August 24, 1956 in ...
42. Louise Henry
Actress | The Gaunt Stranger
Louise Henry was born as Jessouise Heiman to Dr. Jesse Heiman and his wife, Louise Henry Heiman, who was a vaudeville star. Louise Henry Sr. as she was known, contracted tuberculosis while performing in vaudeville and was sent to a sanitarium in Saranac Lake, NY. While there she was treated by Dr. ...
43. Claire Luce
Actress | Up the River
Claire Luce was born on October 15, 1903 in Syracuse, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Up the River (1930), Repertory Theatre (1948) and Let's Make a Night of It (1937). She was married to Clifford Warren Smith. She died on August 31, 1989 in New York City, New York.
44. Roy Atwell
Writer | Here Comes the Bride
Actor, comedian, and composer, educated at the Sargent School of Acting. His Broadway stage appearances included "The Little Missus", "The Mimic World", "The Firefly", and "How's Your Health?". He was a member of the Fortune Gallo Opera Company, and joined ASCAP in 1957. He composed the popular ...
45. Jack Coogan Sr.
Producer | Trouble
Jack Coogan Sr. was born on January 21, 1887 in Syracuse, New York, USA as John Henry Coogan. He is known for his work on Trouble (1922), Daddy (1923) and The Rag Man (1925). He was married to Lillian Coogan. He died on May 4, 1935 in San Diego, California, USA.
46. Mildred Shay
Actress | Little Shop of Horrors
Mildreds star shone for what seemed like a split second and yet she knew everybody in town and the whole of tinsel town knew Mildred Shay. Adrian, Hollywoods premiere costumer made all her gowns and a pair of false breasts. She worked with, and unlike the rest of Hollywood got on with Joan Crawford...
47. Dave Mirra
Actor | Rally On
Dave Mirra was born on April 4, 1974 in Syracuse, New York, USA as David Michael Mirra. He is known for his work on Rally On (2011), Global Rallycross Championship (2011) and Las Vegas (2003). He was married to Lauren Blackwell. He died on February 4, 2016 in Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
48. Peter Speach
Actor | Alexander Jamieson
A passion for acting led Peter to begin a career in entertainment while still in college. His credits include a variety of roles for stage, television, and feature films.
A recent lead role in the comedy short, Take Me, landed the film in the 2007 TropFest/Tribeca Film Festival. Over 160 films from ...