Birth Place Matching "Budapest, Hungary" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Eva Gabor
Actress | The Rescuers
Eva Gabor was born on February 11, 1919 in Budapest, Hungary, to Jolie Gabor (née Janka Tilleman) and Vilmos Gabor (born Farkas Miklós Grün), a soldier. Her older siblings were Magda Gabor, an actress, and Zsa Zsa Gabor, an actress and socialite. Her parents were both from Jewish families. She went...
2. Zsa Zsa Gabor
Actress | A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
Undoubtedly the woman who had come to epitomize what we recognize today as "celebrity", Zsa Zsa Gabor, is better known for her many marriages, personal appearances, her "dahlink" catchphrase, her actions, gossip, and quotations on men, rather than her film career.
Zsa Zsa was born as Sári Gabor on ...
3. Catherine Schell
Actress | On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Born in Budapest, Hungary, her true name is Katherina Freiin Schell von Bauschlott, the scion of a once wealthy German patrician family. Her father, the Baron Paul Schell von Bauschlott, was a well-respected diplomat until the Nazis confiscated their estates during WWII, while her mother was ...
4. Mickey Hargitay
Actor | Gli amori di Ercole
Mickey Hargitay was born on January 6, 1926 in Budapest, Hungary. He was an actor, known for The Loves of Hercules (1960), Delirio caldo (1972) and Bloody Pit of Horror (1965). He was previously married to Ellen Hargitay, Jayne Mansfield and Mary Birge. He died on September 14, 2006 in Los Angeles,...
5. Mihaly 'Michu' Meszaros
Actor | Waxwork
Diminutive 2'9" actor and circus performer Mihaly 'Michu' Meszaros was born in 1939 in Budapest, Hungary. Meszaros performed for the Hungarian National Circus prior to coming to America in the 1970s. Not surprisingly, he portrayed circus midgets in both "Big Top Pee-wee" and "Warlock: The ...
6. Virág Bárány
Actress | Monte Carlo
Virág Bárány was born in Budapest, Hungary. She is an actress, known for Monte Carlo (2011), Shadow and Bone (2021) and The Invitation (2022).
7. Michael Curtiz
Director | Casablanca
Curtiz began acting in and then directing films in his native Hungary in 1912. After WWI, he continued his filmmaking career in Austria and Germany and into the early 1920s when he directed films in other countries in Europe. Moving to the US in 1926, he started making films in Hollywood for Warner...
8. Barbara Palvin
Actress | Hercules
Palvin was born in Budapest. At an early age, Palvin took up football and singing, considering them her favorite hobbies. She was discovered on the streets of Budapest in 2006, at the age of 13. She shot her first editorial in the same year for Spur Magazine. Since, she's graced the covers of ...
9. Dora Kiss
Actress | Smile
Dora Kiss was born in Budapest, Hungary. She resides in Los Angeles. She is fluent both in English and Hungarian. Dora speaks with an American accent. She has been a member of The Actors' Gang Theatre company (Art.Dir. Tim Robbins) for ten years. Dora is an All-American, formal pro tennis player.
10. Ava Cadell
Actress | Gigi Does It
Dr. Ava's personal brand is "Sexual Empowerment". She is a media therapist, author of ten books, global speaker and founder of Lovelogy University.
Dr. Ava, has appeared on hundreds of shows including The Doctors (2008), LA Shrinks (2013), Kendra on Top (2012), Cathouse: The Series (2005), and a ...
11. Szonja Oroszlán
Actress | The Martian
Szonja Oroszlán was born on May 19, 1977 in Budapest, Hungary. She is an actress, known for The Martian (2015), Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008) and Valami Amerika (2002).
12. István Szabó
Director | Sunshine
István Szabó was the first director to bring home to Hungary the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. The movie receiving the award was his 1981 film Mephisto. In January 2006, it became public that he had been an agent of the III/III department, a former communist agency of interior intelligence....
13. Paul Lukas
Actor | Watch on the Rhine
Oscar-winning actor Paul Lukas was born in Hungary and graduated from the School for Dramatic Arts. In 1916 he went to Kosice (Kassa) to be an actor; in 1918 he became an actor specializing in comedy. For ten years he was the most popular character player and romantic lead of the company. In 1918 ...
14. Andrea Osvárt
Actress | Enas allos kosmos
Andrea was born in Budapest in 1979. She had lived in the countryside of Hungary until 1996 when she won the second place of the national "Look of the Year Competition" which drove her to move to Budapest. After an excellent graduation in an Italian and Hungarian bilingual high school, she spent ...
15. Eva Bartok
Actress | The Crimson Pirate
Eva Bartok was both a beautiful lady and a talented actor whose roots were in classical theater. Her first and only film in Hungary, Mezei próféta (1947) ("Prophet of the Fields"), was banned by communist censorship. Actually her life up to that point had been marked by confusion and ...
16. Nóra Trokán
Actress | Day of Wrath
Nóra Trokán was born on August 13, 1986 in Budapest, Hungary. She is known for her work on Game of Swords (2006), The Witcher (2019) and Well (2016).
Nora Trokan is an international actress from Hungary, regarded there as one of the most influential artists of her generation. Theatrical triumphs ...
17. Peter Medak
Director | The Changeling
Peter Medak is a Hungarian-born British film director. Born in Budapest, Hungary, then part of the Warsaw Bloc, Medak fled to England at the age of 18 during the bloody uprising against the Soviet regime. He began his career with associated British Picture Corporation in Borehamwood. He studied and...
18. S.Z. Sakall
Actor | Casablanca
Hungarian-born S.Z. Sakall was a veteran of German, Hungarian and British films when he left Europe because of the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi movement. In Hollywood from shortly after the outbreak of World War II, Sakall began appearing in comedies and musicals, often playing a lovable if ...
19. Eszter Balint
Actress | Stranger Than Paradise
Eszter Balint (born in Budapest , Hungary) grew up as a member of the avant-garde theatre company Squat Theatre in New York. She has appeared in starring and featured roles in films by Jim Jarmusch, Woody Allen, Steve Buscemi, alongside David Bowie, and in Louis CK's FX TV show Louie, among others....
20. Nikolett Barabas
Actress | The Martian
Nikolett Barabas was born on August 4, 1979 in Budapest, Hungary. She is an actress and producer, known for The Martian (2015), Slingshot and At 10 Weeks.
21. Andrea Sooch
Actress | Better Call Saul
Born in Budapest, Hungary as Andrea Szucs. She is the daughter of a mathematics-physics professor father and a pianist mother. Andrea started performing at the age of 6 as a child protege violinist and a member of the Hungarian Radio and TV's Children Choir. She left Hungary in 1989 when the Iron ...
22. Kelly Banlaki
Actress | Grimaldi: The Funniest Man in the World
Kelly Banlaki was born on March 24, 1993 in Budapest, Hungary. She is an actress, known for Grimaldi: The Funniest Man in the World (2017), Guilt (2016) and Robin Hood (2006).
23. Dóra Sztarenki
Actress | Árulók
Dóra Sztarenki was born on November 2, 1991. She is a Hungarian actress and dancer. She is the daughter of actor, director and art director Pál Sztarenki. Dóra graduated from the Hungarian Dance Academy. While being a professional dancer she also spends time as a dance teacher. She stepped into the...
24. Éva Magyar
Actress | X: First Class
Éva Magyar was born on July 7, 1961 in Budapest, Hungary. She is an actress and director, known for X-Men: First Class (2011), Let Me Go (2017) and Villmark 2 (2015).
Éva Magyar was born in Budapest, Hungary. She was a gymnast and studied classical ballet. She got her diploma at the University of ...
25. Eric Feldary
Actor | Hold Back the Dawn
More on cause of death: Eric Feldary died of burns suffered when a gas explosion wrecked his West Hollywood home. Feldary, 55, was taken to a hospital with second and third degree burns over more than 50 per cent of his body. A sheriff's deputy who investigated the blast said Feldary told him he ...
26. Dorka Gryllus
Actress | Soul Kitchen
Dorka Gryllus was born on December 26, 1972 in Budapest, Hungary. She is an actress and director, known for Soul Kitchen (2009), Demimonde (2015) and The Cameramurderer (2010). She has been married to Kornél Simon since October 2020. They have one child. She was previously married to Péter Geszti.
27. Gabor Csupo
Writer | Rugrats
Gábor Csupó is a Hungarian animator, film director, and producer. He has had a long career, but he is better known as the co-founder of animation studio Klasky-Csupo, Inc., a graphic design and animation studio based in Hollywood. The other major co-founder was his business partner and wife Arlene ...
28. Bernadett Swann
Actress | Baptiste
Bernadett Swann was born in Budapest, Hungary. Bernadett is an actor, known for Baptiste (2019), Eva: Stories (2019) and Pappa pia (2017).
29. Ahna Capri
Actress | Enter the Dragon
Beautiful, buxom, and shapely blonde bombshell Ahna Capri was born Anna Marie Nanasi on July 6, 1944 in Budapest, Hungary. Capri moved with her family to the United States when she was a child and started acting in television series at age 11. She made her film debut at age 13 in the Western ...
30. Tamás Lengyel
Actor | A Nagy Fehér Fönök
Tamás Lengyel was born on September 7, 1977 in Budapest, Hungary. His mother is a former German and Hungarian language and literature teacher, his father was a mechanical engineer.They were both interested in arts, which may be one of the reasons why Tamás became an actor.
He was first cast a role ...
31. Gyula Pados
Cinematographer | Kontroll
Gyula Pados is a Hungarian born, Los Angeles based Director of Photography who has worked on dozens of incredibly successful films, music videos, and international commercial campaigns. His European carrier started with the Hungarian film KONTROLL that won the Gold Hugo Award at the Chicago ...
32. Hanna Landy
Actress | Rosemary's Baby
Hanna Landy was born on October 5, 1919 in Budapest, Hungary. She was an actress, known for Rosemary's Baby (1968), Being There (1979) and Harlow (1965). She was previously married to William Kerwin, Robert Walker, Ernest Valentine Polutnik, Istvan Hertelendy, Stephen Bekassy and Richard Benedict. ...
33. László Nemes
Director | Saul fia
László Nemes was born on 18th Feb. 1977 in Budapest, Hungary. He moved to France at 12 with his mother. He grew up in Paris, where he studied History, International Relations and Political Science at the Institut d'Études Politiques, because he couldn't go to film school. After that he started ...
34. Janos Prohaska
Actor | Star Trek
Janos Prohaska was born on October 10, 1919 in Budapest, Hungary. He was an actor, known for Star Trek (1966), Bewitched (1964) and The Outer Limits (1963). He was previously married to Irene M . Knoke. He died on March 13, 1974 in Bishop, California, USA.
35. Magda Gabor
Actress | Mai lányok
Magda Gabor was born on June 11, 1914 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary [now Hungary]. She was an actress, known for Mai lányok (1937), Tokaji rapszódia (1937) and The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950). She was previously married to Tibor Heltai, George Sanders, Tony Gallucci, Sidney R. Warren, ...
36. Géza Röhrig
Actor | Saul fia
Géza Röhrig was born on May 11, 1967 in Budapest, Hungary. He is an actor, known for Son of Saul (2015), To Dust (2018) and Resistance (2020).
37. András Korcsmáros
Actor | Moon Knight
András Korcsmáros was born on August 10, 1985 in Budapest, Hungary. He is an actor and writer, known for Moon Knight (2022), Shadow and Bone (2021) and The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022).
38. Harry Houdini
Actor | The Man from Beyond
The great American escape artist and magician Houdini (immortalized by a memorable performance by Tony Curtis in the eponymous 1953 film) was born Erich Weiss on March 24, 1874 in Budapest, Hungary, though he often gave his birthplace as Appleton, Wisconsin, where he was raised. One of five ...
39. Gabor George
Producer | Nurse
Gabor George was born on August 23, 1996 in Budapest, Hungary. He is a director and producer, known for Nurse (2019), Alternative (2018) and The Way Up (2016).
40. Oscar Beregi Jr.
Actor | Young Frankenstein
Heavyweight Hungarian-born character actor Oscar Beregi Jr.'s best performances were on the small screen, usually as Eastern European or Russian heavies. His stock-in-trade villainy was of a cultured or psychological, rather than physical nature, urbane and intellectual, yet inevitably sinister. ...
41. Laura Döbrösi
Actress | Örök tél
Laura Döbrösi was born on January 25, 1993 in Budapest, Hungary. She is an actress, known for Eternal Winter (2018), Aranyélet (2015) and The Grandson (2022).
42. Miklós Rózsa
Composer | Ben-Hur
A child prodigy, Miklos Rózsa learned to play the violin at the age of five and read music before he was able to read words. In 1926, he began studying at the Leipzig Conservatory where he was considered a brilliant student. He obtained his doctorate in music in 1930. Moving to Paris the following ...
43. Ilona Staller
Actress | Senza buccia
Ilona Staller was born on November 26, 1951 in Budapest, Hungary. She is an actress and director, known for Skin Deep (1979), Aszex (1990) and Voglia di donna (1978). She was previously married to Jeff Koons.
44. Attila Gigor
Director | A nyomozó
Attila Gigor was born on February 13, 1978 in Budapest, Hungary. He is a director and writer, known for The Investigator (2008), In Treatment (2012) and Ember a tükörben (2005).
45. Dorothy Martin
Actress | Cornered
Songwriter and vocalist Dorothy Martin has more than just music under her belt. She has been featured in Maxim Magazine, appeared on ABC's Scrubs, and has a leading voiceover and writing role in Eli Roth's Goretorium: Music for the Demented Mind Soundtrack. Dorothy has appeared in independent films...
46. Ilona Massey
Actress | Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man
Born on June 16, 1910, sultry, opulent, mole-lipped, Budapest-bred blonde singer/actress Ilona Massey survived an impoverished childhood in Hungary to become a glamorous talent both here and abroad. As a dressmaker's apprentice she managed to scrape up money together for singing lessons and first ...
47. Tibor Takács
Director | Black Warrant
Tibor Takács was born in Budapest, Hungary. Tibor is a director and writer, known for Black Warrant (2022), The Secret Ingredient (2020), and Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996) He has had the privilege of working with many notable actors in various genres and has extensive experience with stunts, ...
48. Ildikó Enyedi
Director | Teströl és lélekröl
Ildikó Enyedi was born on November 15, 1955 in Budapest, Hungary. She is a director and writer, known for On Body and Soul (2017), Simon, the Magician (1999) and My Twentieth Century (1989).
49. Edina Ronay
Actress | A Study in Terror
Edina Ronay was born in January 1943 in Budapest, Hungary. She is an actress, known for A Study in Terror (1965), Five to One (1963) and Department S (1969).
50. Anna Gaël
Actress | Nana
Anna Gaël was born on September 27, 1943 in Budapest, Hungary. She was an actress, known for Nana (1970), The Love Factor (1969) and Mademoiselle de la Ferté (1965). She was previously married to Alexander Thynne and Gilbert Pineau. She died on September 17, 2022 in Paris, Île-de-France, ...