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


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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. ...

2. Rory Cochrane

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 ...

3. Michaela Watkins

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...

4. Bobcat Goldthwait

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

Actor | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

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 ...

8. Siobhan Fallon Hogan

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 ...

9. Johnny Messner

Actor | Running Scared

Johnny Messner was born on April 11, 1970 in Syracuse, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Running Scared (2006), Hostage (2005) and Tears of the Sun (2003).

10. Dylan Baker

Actor | Happiness

Dylan Baker was born on October 7, 1959 in Syracuse, New York, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Happiness (1998), Revolutionary Road (2008) and Trick 'r Treat (2007). He has been married to Becky Ann Baker since 1987. They have one child.

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 ...

14. Michael A. Nickles

Actor | Holly Star

Michael A. Nickles was born on March 26, 1968 in Syracuse, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Holly Star (2018), Swing Away (2016) and Hands on a Hardbody: The Documentary (1997).

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 ...

16. Robert De Niro Sr.

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 ...

20. Jeff Altman

Actor | Bee Movie

Jeff Altman was born on August 13, 1951 in Syracuse, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Bee Movie (2007), Highlander II: The Quickening (1991) and Easy Money (1983). He is married to Bonnie Goldstein. He was previously married to Leslie Ackerman.

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 ...

22. Viva

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.

24. Ann Lembeck

Writer | Two If by Sea

Moved to Marblehead, Mass. from the Midwest when she was 14.

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 ...

26. Jim Abele

Actor | Playing by Heart

Jim Abele was born on November 13, 1960 in Syracuse, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Playing by Heart (1998), Angel (1999) and Pretty Little Liars (2010).

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...

28. Will McLaughlin

Actor | Men in Black 3

Will McLaughlin was born on February 24, 1969 in Syracuse, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Men in Black 3 (2012), Parks and Recreation (2009) and Wrecked (2016).

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. ...

31. Larry Sherman

Actor | One Fine Day

Larry Sherman was born in 1923 in Syracuse, New York, USA. He is known for his work on One Fine Day (1996), Law & Order (1990) and Boricua (2004). He was married to Marion. He died on August 26, 2017 in New York, New York.

32. Vin Vescio

Actor | Chicago Med

Vin Vescio was born on January 28, 1982 in Syracuse, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Chicago Med (2015), For the Weekend (2020) and Baby, We'll Be Fine (2011).

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 ...

34. David Greenman

Actor | About Last Night

David Greenman was born on October 27, 1977 in Syracuse, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for About Last Night (2014), Bones (2005) and Gilmore Girls (2000).

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 ...

36. Michael Coulthard

Actor | WrestleMania XXVIII

Michael Coulthard was born on December 8, 1968 in Syracuse, New York, USA as Michael Sean Coulthard. He is an actor, known for WrestleMania XXVIII (2012), WWE SmackDown Live (1999) and WWE '13 (2012).

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 ...

39. Michael J. Sarna

Director | Toby's Big Adventure

Michael J. Sarna was born on September 12, 1965 in Syracuse, New York, USA as Michael John Sarna. He is known for his work on Toby's Big Adventure, Above Heaven and Below Hell and Doomsdayer (2000).

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 ...

41. Tamara LaSeon Bass

Actress | Baby Boy

Tamara LaSeon Bass was born on March 23, 1978 in Syracuse, New York, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Baby Boy (2001), If Not Now, When? (2019) and All That Matters (2015).

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 ...

49. Christina Northrup

Deja Vu

Christina Northrup was born on March 19, 1981 in Syracuse, New York, USA. She is known for her work on Deja Vu (2006), Junior (2012) and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007).

50. Carol M. Baldwin

Self | The Rosie O'Donnell Show

Carol M. Baldwin was born on December 15, 1929 in Syracuse, New York, USA as Carolyn Newcomb Martineau. She was previously married to Alexander Rae Baldwin Jr.


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