Birth Place Matching "Lexington, Kentucky, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Michael Shannon

Actor | Take Shelter

Michael Corbett Shannon was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, the son of Geraldine Hine, a lawyer, and Donald Sutherlin Shannon, an accounting professor at DePaul University. His grandfather was entomologist Raymond Corbett Shannon.

Shannon began his professional stage career in Chicago. His ...

2. George Clooney

Actor | The Ides of March

George Timothy Clooney was born on May 6, 1961, in Lexington, Kentucky, to Nina Bruce (née Warren), a former beauty pageant queen, and Nick Clooney, a former anchorman and television host (who was also the brother of singer Rosemary Clooney). He has Irish, English, and German ancestry. Clooney ...

3. Melissa McBride

Actress | The Walking Dead

Melissa Suzanne McBride (born May 23, 1965) is an American actress and former casting director, best known for her role as Carol Peletier on the AMC series The Walking Dead. McBride has garnered critical acclaim and received multiple awards and nominations for her role on the show.

McBride was born ...

4. Jim Varney

Actor | Ernest Goes to Camp

James Albert Varney, Jr. was born in Lexington, Kentucky, to Nancy Louise (Howard) and James Albert Varney, Sr. He became interested in theater as a teenager, winning state titles in drama competitions while a student at Lafayette High School in Lexington, Kentucky. At age 15 he played Ebeneezer ...

5. Josh Hopkins

Actor | The Perfect Storm

Josh Hopkins was born on September 12, 1970 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Perfect Storm (2000), G.I. Jane (1997) and Only the Brave (2017).

6. Leah Lail

Actress | Heavyweights

Leah Lail became interested in acting when her father took her to see "A Chorus Line" on Broadway. Raised on a horse farm just outside Lexington, Kentucky, the younger of two sisters, Lail grew up as an animal lover and an avid reader. Her father is in road construction, while her mother raised ...

7. Colton Ryan

Actor | Uncle Frank

Colton Ryan was born on June 10, 1995 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. Colton is an actor, known for Uncle Frank (2020), Dear Evan Hansen (2021) and The Girl from Plainville (2022).

8. Trace Lysette

Actress | Transparent

Trace Lysette is an actress and producer best known for her recurring role as Shea in all 5 seasons of Amazon's critically acclaimed series Transparent and for playing Tracey in the film Hustlers alongside Jennifer Lopez, Cardi B and Constance Wu.

She has also guest starred in other productions such...

9. Tinashe

Actress | Out of Jimmy's Head

Tinashe was born on February 6, 1993 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. She is an actress and composer, known for Out of Jimmy's Head (2007), Masked and Anonymous (2003) and Two and a Half Men (2003).

10. Grace Victoria Cox

Actress | Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Grace Victoria Cox (born March 10, 1995) is an American actress, known for playing Melanie Cross in the CBS series Under the Dome (2014-15) and Veronica Sawyer in the Paramount Network series Heathers (2018).

Growing up in Lexington, Kentucky, Cox dreamt of becoming an actor. She studied writing and...

11. Edward Faulkner

Actor | The Green Berets

Fielden Edward Faulkner II was born on Leap Year (February 29), 1932, in Lexington, Kentucky, where his father owned and operated a prominent building supply company. His mother was a retired piano and music teacher. He was the second of two children; his sister (now deceased) was nearly 19 years ...

12. Kentucker Audley

Actor | Strawberry Mansion

Kentucker Audley is a filmmaker and actor who received rave reviews from the New Yorker, Hollywood Reporter, and Indiewire for his lead performance in Amy Seimetz's directorial debut Sun Don't Shine. He has a supporting role in David Lowery's Ain't Them Bodies Saints opposite Casey Affleck and ...

13. DeVore Ledridge

Actress | Bizaardvark

DeVore Ledridge is a teen actor and social media influencer. DeVore is known for starring on Disney Channel's "Bizaardvark" as "Amelia Duckworth," a Southern DIY diva who hosts a very popular lifestyle channel "Perfect Perfection with Amelia." Like the character she played, DeVore has been a DIY ...

14. Luce Rains

Actor | Hostiles

Luce Rains is an American actor, horseman and western enthusiast, he booked his first gig at Universal Studios in 1975 and has been a Screen Actor's Guild Member since that time.

Luce has appeared in over 100 film and television productions, 30 plays, and worked with many of the industries top ...

15. Joyce Compton

Actress | The Awful Truth

Joyce Compton was born on January 27, 1907 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. She was an actress, known for The Awful Truth (1937), Christmas in Connecticut (1945) and Trapped by Television (1936). She was previously married to William Francis Kaliher. She died on October 13, 1997 in Los Angeles, ...

16. Maria Arcé

Actress | Just Friends

Maria Arcé is an American TV and Feature Film actress. She began acting in the late 1990s, and became known after a series of roles in several major Hollywood films. Arcé gained initial fame during her teens while working as a commercial print model. One day Arcé caught the eye of an agent who ...

17. Kevin Scott Richardson

Soundtrack | Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

Kevin Scott Richardson was born on October 3, 1971 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001), This Is the End (2013) and The Casserole Club (2011). He has been married to Kristin Richardson since June 17, 2000. They have two children.

18. Eryn Rea

Actress | The First Lady

Eryn Rea was born on September 28, 1986 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. Eryn is an actor and producer, known for The First Lady (2022), Shrill (2019) and Grey's Anatomy (2005).

19. Lucille Sharp

Actress | Sam

Lucille Sharp was born in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. She is known for Sam (2017), Gotham (2014) and Downton Abbey (2010).

20. Gary McGurk

Actor | Seabiscuit

Gary McGurk was born on August 20, 1949 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. He is an actor, known for Seabiscuit (2003), Bugsy (1991) and Babylon 5 (1993).

21. Farah Fath

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Farah LeeAllen Fath was born in Lexington, Kentucky on May 1st, 1984. When she was only five, she decided to start a career in show-business. After finding success as a child model, she turned her attention to acting and at the age of 15 nabbed her first audition for the role of Mimi Lockhart on ...

22. Gabrielle Carmouche

Actress | Big Brother Jake

Gabrielle Carmouche was born on May 22, 1978 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. She is an actress, known for Big Brother Jake (1990), The Cosby Show (1984) and In the House (1995).

23. Chris Stapleton

Soundtrack | The Predator

Chris Stapleton was born on April 15, 1978 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. He is a music artist and actor, known for The Predator (2018), The Midnight Sky (2020) and The Do-Over (2016). He has been married to Morgane Stapleton since October 27, 2007. They have five children.

24. Brian Littrell

Soundtrack | Napoleon Dynamite

Brian Littrell was born on February 20, 1975 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. He is an actor and composer, known for Napoleon Dynamite (2004), Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001) and This Is the End (2013). He has been married to Leighanne Littrell since September 2, 2000. They have one child.

25. Gil Rogers

Actor | The Eden Myth

Gil Rogers was born on February 4, 1934 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. He was an actor, known for The Eden Myth (1999), Eddie Macon's Run (1983) and Cherry (1999). He was previously married to Margaret Hall and Juliet Ribet. He died on March 2, 2021 in Encinitas, California, USA.

26. Steffany Huckaby

Actress | Greek

Steffany Huckaby was born on December 18, 1974 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. She is an actress, known for Greek (2007), Adam (2009) and Death Tunnel (2005).

27. Carey Embry

Silicon Valley

Carey Embry was born on August 14, 1968 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. He is an actor, known for Silicon Valley (2014), House (2004) and Everybody Hates Chris (2005).

28. Brad Holbrook

Actor | Faded Love

Brad Holbrook was born on July 26, 1954 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. Brad is an actor and writer, known for Faded Love (2015), The Manchurian Candidate (2004) and The International (2009).

29. Richard Hell

Soundtrack | Tank Girl

Singer and bass guitarist in the Neon Boys and Television with schoolfriend Tom Verlaine, NYC mid-to late 1970's. Credited by many with inventing the "look" of punk rock - ripped clothes, spiky hair etc, he claims influenced by a portrait of French poet Arthur Rimbaud. Expelled from Television for ...

30. Hope Riley

Actress | The Holiday

Hope Riley was born on August 3, 1979 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for The Holiday (2006), 17 Again (2009) and Steel Broken. She is married to Tim Miner.

31. Troy Gentry

Soundtrack | Best of CMT Music Awards

Troy Gentry was born on April 5, 1967 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. He was previously married to Angie McClure and Kia Bradley Gentry. He died on September 8, 2017 in Medford, New Jersey, USA.

32. Lisa Sloan

Actress | 8 Million Ways to Die

Lisa Sloan was born on September 30, 1952 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. She is an actress, known for 8 Million Ways to Die (1986), The Edge of Night (1956) and Christmas Evil (1980).

33. Lauren Albert

Actress | Loss Prevention

Lauren Albert was born on March 10, 1991 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Loss Prevention (2018) and The Submarine Kid (2015).

34. Kelly Craft

Self | America's News Headquarters

Kelly Craft was born on February 24, 1962 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. She has been married to Joe Craft since April 29, 2016. She was previously married to Judson Knight and David S. Moross.

35. Michael Herr

Writer | Full Metal Jacket

Michael Herr was born on April 13, 1940 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for Full Metal Jacket (1987), The Rainmaker (1997) and Apocalypse Now (1979). He was previously married to Valerie Elliott. He died on June 23, 2016 in New York, USA.

36. Chancellor Miller

Actor | The Three Investigators and the Secret of Skeleton Island

Born Aaron Chancellor Miller in Lexington, Kentucky at the University of Ky Hospital. He has two older brothers and an older sister. He and his mother moved from Valencia, Ca back to Ky in 2010.Chancellor wanted to go his senior yr to H.S. in his hometown of Maysville, Ky. Chancellor has always ...

37. Bill Wise

Visual Effects | The Incredibles

Bill Wise was born on August 6, 1964 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. He is known for The Incredibles (2004), Brave (2012) and Incredibles 2 (2018).

38. Rubi Rose

Actress | Rubi Rose: Wifey

Rubi Rose Benton was born in Lexington, Kentucky, where she was also raised, to Nardos Ghebrelul, her mother, an Eritrean immigrant dentist, and John Benton, her father, who is a lawyer and is of half African-American and half-Japanese descent. Her mother was born in Ethiopia although being an ...

39. Hutchi Hancock

Actress | Do You Take This Man

Hutchi Hancock was born on September 10, 1980 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Do You Take This Man (2016), Wicked Mom's Club (2017) and John from Cincinnati (2007).

40. Ariel Heath

Actress | Black Hills Express

Ariel Heath was born on January 1, 1922 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. She was an actress, known for Black Hills Express (1943), Machine Gun Mama (1944) and Career Girl (1944). She was previously married to Shipley Bayliss. She died on July 21, 1973 in Santa Barbara, California, USA.

41. Alex Simon

Writer | Auteur

Alex has been a lifelong cinemaniac, since seeing Charles Chaplin's City Lights (1931), at the age of five. Following graduation from The University of Southern California's School of Cinema-Television, Alex had six screenplays produced as major motion pictures, the last of which, My Brother's War ...

42. Kipp Tribble

Producer | ReBroken

Kipp Tribble was born in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for ReBroken, Coffin 2 (2017) and The Stay (2021). He has been married to Becky Tribble since October 26, 1996. They have three children.

43. Lizzie Rovsek

Self | The Real Housewives of Orange County

Lizzie Rovsek was born on January 22, 1980 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. She has been married to Christian Rovsek since September 12, 2009. They have two children.

44. Dallas Salyers

Director | The Dreaded Ballerinas

Dallas Salyers was born on January 14, 2003 in Lexington, Kentucky. He is an underground experimental filmmaker whose projects depict bizarre story structures, outlandish characters, abstract imagery, and nightmare worlds. He spent his childhood and teen years making movies with his friends, and ...

45. Heidi Fugeman

Producer | Spider-Man

Heidi Fugeman was born on December 6, 1971 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. She is a producer and actress, known for Spider-Man (2002), The Island (2005) and Tears of the Sun (2003). She has been married to Damon Lindelof since May 28, 2005. They have one child.

46. Seabiscuit

Self | Seabiscuit

Seabiscuit was born on May 23, 1933 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. He died on May 17, 1947 in Willits, California, USA.

47. Joshua Conkel

Writer | Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Joshua Conkel is a playwright, author, and screenwriter. Though born in Eastern Kentucky, he was raised as a Navy brat and moved around often as a child. His family eventually settled in Washington State, where Joshua attended Cornish College of the Arts where he first began to write plays. His ...

48. Keith Cox

Actor | The Deed 2018

The acting bug bit Keith Cox at a very early age. He has been performing in one capacity or another since he was only 3 years old - acting, singing, dancing, character impressions - a natural entertainer. He became enamored with film and television as a child, and he knew from the moment he watched...

49. Robert Bryce Milburn

Camera Department | American Hell

Robert Bryce Milburn is an award-winning director, producer, and writer based in Atlanta. In-between producing his short films and writing, he works as a Grip, Best Boy Grip, and Key Grip. He has won several awards for his horror short film American Hell (2014), starring Joshua Mikel from The ...

50. Ashley James

Actress | Rebound

Ashley James was born in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. She is known for Rebound (2014), Have Your Cake (2008) and Made in China (2014).


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