Birth Place Matching "Boston, Massachusetts, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Jennifer Coolidge

Actress | A Mighty Wind

Jennifer Coolidge is a versatile character actress and experimental comedienne, best known for playing Stifler's mom in American Pie (1999).

She was born on August 28, 1961, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, to Gretchen (Knauff) and Paul Constant Coolidge, a plastics manufacturer. Young Coolidge was ...

2. Maura Tierney

Actress | ER

On the viewing horizon since the late 1980s, actress Maura Tierney has been a steady product of independent features, some hits and some misses, for close to a decade and a half. An odd and compelling beauty, she came from an upscale Bostonian family and was raised in the Hyde Park district.

Born ...

3. Connie Britton

Actress | Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

Connie Britton began playing country music fading sensation Rayna Jaymes in Nashville (2012) after having wrapped production for the five season long Friday Night Lights (2006) alongside Kyle Chandler. She previously appeared in Universal's Friday Night Lights (2004) -the movie- directed by Peter ...

4. Mark Wahlberg

Producer | The Fighter

American actor Mark Wahlberg is one of a handful of respected entertainers who successfully made the transition from teen pop idol to acclaimed actor. A Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee for The Departed (2006) who went on to receive positive critical reviews for his performance in The Fighter (...

5. Matt Damon

Actor | Good Will Hunting

Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Kent Damon, a stockbroker, realtor and tax preparer, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. Matt has an older brother, Kyle, a sculptor. His father was of English and ...

6. Edward Norton

Actor | Fight Club

American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland.

His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer ...

7. Chris Evans

Actor | The Avengers

Christopher Robert Evans is an American actor, film producer, and director. Evans began his acting career in typical fashion: performing in school productions and community theatre.

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Lisa (Capuano), who worked at the Concord Youth Theatre, and G. ...

8. James Spader

Actor | The Blacklist

James Todd Spader was born on February 7, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of teachers Jean (Fraser) and Stoddard Greenwood "Todd" Spader. He attended Phillips Academy in Andover with director Peter Sellars; he dropped out in eleventh grade. He bused tables, shoveled manure, and taught yoga ...

9. Eliza Dushku

Actress | Bring It On

Eliza Dushku was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Judith (Rasmussen), a political science professor, and Philip R. Dushku, a teacher and administrator. Her father is Albanian and her mother is American (of Danish, Irish, English, and German descent). She was discovered at the end of a five-month ...

10. Allison Janney

Actress | The Help

Allison Janney is an award-winning actress who has earned a solid reputation in stage productions and in many supporting roles on screen, and who more recently has become prominent by portraying one of the major characters in the popular TV series The West Wing (1999).

Entertainment Weekly magazine ...

11. Taylor Schilling

Actress | The Lucky One

Taylor Schilling (born July 27, 1984) is an American actress. She is known for her role as "Piper Chapman" on the Netflix original comedy-drama series, Orange Is the New Black (2013) (2013-present), for which she won the 2013 Satellite Award for Best Actress in a Television Series - Musical or ...

12. Ben Foster

Actor | Hell or High Water

Ben Foster was born October 29, 1980 in Boston, Massachusetts, to Gillian Kirwan and Steven Foster, restaurant owners. His younger brother is actor Jon Foster. His paternal grandparents were from Russian Jewish families that immigrated to Massachusetts (his grandfather became a prominent judge in ...

13. Peyton List

Actress | The Tomorrow People

Peyton List was born on August 8, 1986, in Boston, Massachusetts. She grew up with her older sister Brittany, who works as a model in Germany, and her parents Sherri Anderson and Douglas "Doug" List. Peyton studied at the School of American Ballet in New York City and also played there on stage.

She...

14. Anne Dudek

Actress | White Chicks

Anne was raised in Newton, Massachusetts. She got the role of Iphigenia in "The Iphigenia Cycle" in Chicago while still in theater school at Northwestern University. She was a resident artist at The Court Theatre in Chicago. The production moved off-Broadway to New York City, where she won the ...

15. Uma Thurman

Actress | Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Uma Karuna Thurman was born in Boston, Massachusetts, into a highly unorthodox and internationally-minded family. She is the daughter of Nena Thurman (née Birgitte Caroline von Schlebrügge), a fashion model and socialite who now runs a mountain retreat, and of Robert Thurman (Robert Alexander ...

16. Jeremy Strong

Actor | Succession

Film work includes Molly's Game, Detroit, The Big Short, The Judge, Selma, Parkland, Lincoln, Zero Dark Thirty.

Theater work includes A Man For All Seasons on Broadway and extensive work Off Broadway.

Jeremy was recipient of the Lincoln Center Theater Annenberg Fellowship. He studied at Yale, The ...

17. Ari Graynor

Actress | Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

Ariel Geltman Graynor is an American actress, known for her roles in TV series such as I'm Dying Up Here, The Sopranos and Fringe, in stage productions such as Brooklyn Boy and The Little Dog Laughed, and in films such as Whip It and For a Good Time, Call... She also starred as Meredith Davis on ...

18. Jonathan Tucker

Actor | The Ruins

Jonathan is a film and television actor born in Boston, Massachusetts, May 31, 1982. While still in third grade, he was a part of a ballet production of "The Nutcracker." After High School he earned admittance to Columbia University in New York City, but instead elected to pursue his acting career....

19. Lisa Edelstein

Actress | House M.D.

From her role as Dr. Lisa Cuddy on the hit Fox series "House" to her starring role as Abby McCarthy in Bravo's first scripted series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce," Lisa Edelstein's range of roles are as diverse as her talent. Set for a Summer 2018 Season 5 premiere, "Girlfriends' Guide" is a ...

20. Julia Jones

Actress | The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Julia Jones is one of the entertainment industry's brightest talents.

Julia stars in a leading role on Dexter: New Blood, Showtime's record-shattering, most watched series to date. She can also be seen in Peacock's comedy series Rutherford Falls, Disney+'s hit series The Mandalorian, and HBO's ...

21. Ayo Edebiri

Actress | The Bear

Ayo Edebiri is an American comedian, writer, producer and actress. She appeared on Comedy Central's Up Next and co-hosts the podcast Iconography with Olivia Craighead. Edebiri joined the cast of Big Mouth's fourth season and is a main cast member on The Bear. Edebiri was born in Boston and raised ...

22. Paige Turco

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

Paige Turco was born in Boston, Massachusetts on May 17, 1965. When she was a year old her father passed away and her mother moved them to Springfield, Massachusetts. As a child she studied to become a ballerina. She performed as a soloist with the New England Dance Conservatory, The Amherst Ballet...

23. Sasha Calle

Actress | The Flash

Sasha Calle was born on August 7, 1995 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Sasha is an actor, known for The Flash (2023), Supergirl and The Young and the Restless (1973).

24. Erica Lindbeck

Actress | Spider-Man

Erica Lindbeck is an American actress who was born in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Greenville, North Carolina. She participated in many local community theater and school productions before majoring in Acting at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.

Erica is known for voicing a ...

25. Eli Roth

Producer | Cabin Fever

Eli Raphael Roth was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Cora (Bialis), a painter, and Sheldon H. Roth, a psychoanalyst, psychiatrist, and clinical professor. His family is Jewish (from Austria, Hungary, Russia, and Poland). He began shooting Super 8 films at the age of eight; after watching Ridley ...

26. Anthony Carrigan

Actor | Barry

Anthony Carrigan is a Massachusetts-born actor best known for his breakout role as Noho Hank in the HBO series Barry (2018). Previously he was known for playing Victor Zsasz in the series Gotham on Fox and Kyle Davies in The Forgotten on ABC. He has also appeared on The Flash, The Blacklist, and ...

27. James Remar

Self | Sex and the City: A Farewell

James is a rugged, intense character player with leading man good looks. Having first gained recognition in 1979 as Ajax, in his second film, The Warriors (1979). That same year he garnered acclaim on Broadway with Richard Gere in the concentration camp drama "Bent".

In a career spanning nearly four...

28. Alessandro Nivola

Actor | The Many Saints of Newark

Alessandro Nivola was born on June 28, 1972 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Many Saints of Newark (2021), American Hustle (2013) and Disobedience (2017). He has been married to Emily Mortimer since January 3, 2003. They have two children.

29. Donnie Wahlberg

Actor | Saw II

Donald Edmond "Donnie" Wahlberg Jr. was born on August 17, 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts into a family of Swedish (from his paternal grandfather), Irish, and more distant French-Canadian, English, and Scottish, descent. He is the eighth of nine children of Alma Elaine Conroy (née Donnelly), a ...

30. Leonard Nimoy

Actor | Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Leonard Simon Nimoy was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Dora (Spinner) and Max Nimoy, who owned a barbershop. His parents were Ukrainian Jewish immigrants. Raised in a tenement and acting in community theaters since age eight, Nimoy did not make his Hollywood debut until he was 20, with a bit ...

31. Misha Collins

Actor | Supernatural

Misha Collins is an actor, director, producer, writer, and activist dedicated to inspiring cultural and civic engagement through works that "game-ify" philanthropy, inspire creativity, and promote social good.

For 12 years, Collins co-starred in Supernatural (2005), the longest running American ...

32. Joseph D. Reitman

Actor | Happy!

Joseph D. Reitman was born on May 25, 1968 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Joseph D. is an actor and producer, known for Happy! (2017), Money Monster (2016) and The Perfect Storm (2000). Joseph D. was previously married to Shannon Elizabeth.

33. T.J. Thyne

Actor | How the Grinch Stole Christmas

TJ was born in Boston, Massachusetts, attended high school in Plano, Texas, graduated high school in 1993, and moved to Los Angeles to attend college. He attended the University of Southern California's theatre program, graduating in 1997. Through college, he worked as an extra in films (including ...

34. Callie Thorne

Actress | Necessary Roughness

Callie Thorne was born on November 20, 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Necessary Roughness (2011), Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) and Prison Break (2005).

35. Nat Faxon

Actor | The Way Way Back

Nathaniel Wales Faxon was born on October 11, 1975 in Boston, Massachusetts. He spent his childhood living in the seaside community of Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA. He joined the Brookwood School while in Boston, and then attended the Holderness School in Plymouth, New Hampshire; he also graduated ...

36. Daniela Ruah

Actress | NCIS: Los Angeles

Daniela was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Portuguese-born parents, Katharina Lia Azancot Korn and Moisés Carlos Bentes Ruah, a doctor. She lived in the US until she was five. Her father's family is Sephardi Jewish, while her mother is of mostly Ashkenazi Jewish, along with Spanish and Sephardi ...

37. John Michael Higgins

Actor | A Mighty Wind

John Michael Higgins was born on February 12, 1963 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for A Mighty Wind (2003), Pitch Perfect (2012) and Best in Show (2000). He has been married to Margaret Welsh since February 1, 2003. They have two children.

38. John Cazale

Actor | Dog Day Afternoon

John Cazale was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to an Irish-American mother, Cecilia (Holland), and an Italian-American father, John Cazale. Cazale only made five feature films in his career, all which many fans and critics alike call classics. But before his film debut, the short The American Way (...

39. John Slattery

Actor | Spotlight

John Slattery was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Joan (Mulhern), a CPA, and John "Jack" Slattery, a leather merchant, both of Irish descent. John landed his first TV gig on the 1988 series The Dirty Dozen (1988) and has worked steadily since then. His television career has ...

40. Caitlin McGee

Actress | Bluff City Law

Born January 9th, 1988, American actress and model Caitlin McGee always had an interest for acting. But it was only in her later years that she started. Prior to pursuing her career in acting, Caitlin McGee attended College. She enrolled in two programs at Wagner College, which included Theater ...

41. Christine Elise

Actress | Chucky

Christine Elise McCarthy was born in Boston, Massachusetts - the daughter of artists. She has been acting professionally since 1988 and is recognized primarily for her roles as U4EA-popping bad girl, Emily Valentine, on Beverly Hills, 90210. She returned to the 90210 zip code in the Fox 2019 summer...

42. Uzo Aduba

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Aduba began earning recognition for her work in 2003, with a performance in "Translations of Xhosa" at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts that won her a Helen Hayes Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Play. Her Broadway debut was in 2007 as Toby in "Coram Boy". She was...

43. Clark Gregg

Actor | The Avengers

Clark Gregg was born on April 2, 1962 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Avengers (2012), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) and The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006). He was previously married to Jennifer Grey.

44. Joanna Barnes

Actress | Auntie Mame

Joanna Barnes was an American actress and novelist and journalist. Barnes was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She moved to Los Angeles, California soon after finishing her education, and took up a contract with Columbia Pictures. She had roles in more than twenty films and made guest appearances on ...

45. Jasmine Guy

Actress | A Different World

Actress-dancer-director Jasmine Guy has enjoyed a diverse career in television, theatre and film. She began her professional career at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City. Jasmine starred on Broadway in the original productions of Beehive and Leader of the Pack, and reprised hit...

46. Scott Wolf

Actor | Nancy Drew

Scott Wolf is an actor and producer known for his roles in Party of Five (1994), White Squall (1996), Go (1999), Everwood (2002), V (2009), Perception (2012), The Night Shift (2014) and many others. In addition to his extensive work on screen and TV, Wolf's prestigious stage experience includes the...

47. David Walton

Actor | Bad Moms

David Walton was born in Boston, MA. His father is John Hunter Walton Jr and his mother is Carolyn K Walton. He has four sisters (Francie Karlen, Jennifer Burke, Hilary Lehman, and Amanda Walton) and two brothers (Will Hovey and Burr Hovey). He began his acting career playing Petruchio in a 9th ...

48. Kevin Feige

Producer | Black Panther

Kevin Feige is an American film producer who has produced every Marvel Cinematic Universe film since Iron Man. He got his start as an associate and executive producer for the Sam Raimi Spider-Man films, Daredevil, The Punisher, Ang Lee's Hulk, the original X-Men trilogy, Blade: Trinity and Tim ...

49. Danielle Pinnock

Actress | Ghosts

Danielle Pinnock is an actor, writer and content creator based in Los Angeles. Raised in Northern New Jersey by her mother and grandmother, Pinnock is a proud first-generation Jamaican. She received her BA in Communications and Theatre from Temple University and graduated with First Distinction ...

50. Dane Cook

Actor | Good Luck Chuck

Dane Cook was born on March 18, 1972 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Good Luck Chuck (2007), My Best Friend's Girl (2008) and Dan in Real Life (2007).


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