Birth Place Matching "Modesto, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Jeremy Renner

Actor | The Hurt Locker

Jeremy Lee Renner was born in Modesto, California, the son of Valerie (Tague) and Lee Renner, who managed a bowling alley. After a tumultuous yet happy childhood with his four younger siblings, Renner graduated from Beyer High School and attended Modesto Junior College. He explored several areas of...

2. Ginger Gonzaga

Actress | She-Hulk: Attorney at Law

Ginger is an improviser, actor, writer, and director.

In television, Ginger is best known for her role as "Christy" on the Duplass Brothers' critical darling Togetherness (2015) on HBO, "Maggie" on Showtime's Dramedy I'm Dying Up Here (2017), Peggy of FX's Legit (2013), and "Lorena" on Hulu's drama ...

3. George Lucas

Writer | Star Wars

George Walton Lucas, Jr. was raised on a walnut ranch in Modesto, California. His father was a stationery store owner and he had three siblings. During his late teen years, he went to Thomas Downey High School and was very much interested in drag racing. He planned to become a professional racecar ...

4. Darlene Vogel

Actress | Back to the Future Part II

Darlene Vogel was born on October 25, 1962 in Modesto, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Back to the Future Part II (1989), Pacific Blue (1996) and A Tiger's Tail (2014). She is married to Mark Howard. They have two children.

5. Harve Presnell

Actor | Fargo

By the time handsome, brawny baritone Harve Presnell arrived on the film scene, the "Golden Age" of musicals had long dissipated. Born in Modesto, California in 1933 and spending part of his youth on a family ranch near Yosemite Valley where he labored in the fields, it was discovered he had quite ...

6. Edy Ganem

Actress | Devious Maids

Edy Ganem is an American film actress born in Modesto, California. She is of Mexican and Lebanese descent and has two brothers. During her childhood, Edy and her family moved a lot. She has lived in several cities in Mexico. Edy also lived in Barcelona, Spain before moving to San Diego, California,...

7. Tricia Paoluccio

Actress | Homeland

Tricia Paoluccio is a multi talented actor, unique visual artist, and creator. Growing up on an almond farm in Modesto, CA, with an inventor as a father and school teacher mother, Tricia moved to NYC and sold her art on the street before she could make a living as an actor. Since making her ...

8. Jack Angel

Actor | A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Jack Angel was born on October 24, 1930 in Modesto, California, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), The Iron Giant (1999) and Toy Story (1995). He was previously married to Arlene Thornton and Barbara Champion. He died on October 18, 2021 in Malibu, ...

9. Robert J. Ulrich

Casting Director | Glee

Robert J. Ulrich hails from the wonderful town of Modesto, in northern California (home of Gallo wine and George Lucas). After graduating from the University of Pacific in Stockton, he earned his masters Degree in English from the University of Stanislaus and moved to New York City to pursue a ...

10. Mark Spitz

Actor | Emergency!

Mark Andrew Spitz (born February 10, 1950) is an American former competition swimmer, nine-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in seven events. He won seven gold medals at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, an achievement surpassed only by Michael Phelps, who won eight golds at ...

11. Rudy Solari

Actor | Star Trek

Rudy Solari was born on December 21, 1934 in Modesto, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Star Trek (1966), The Bionic Woman (1976) and Toma (1973). He was previously married to Patricia J Helwig and Shirley Ann Mough. He died on April 23, 1991 in Indio, California, USA.

12. Marcia Lucas

Editor | Star Wars

Marcia Lucas was born on October 4, 1945 in Modesto, California, USA. She is an editor and producer, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Taxi Driver (1976) and American Graffiti (1973). She was previously married to Tom Rodrigues, George Lucas and George Michael Cooper.

13. Sonny Barger

Actor | Sons of Anarchy

Sonny Barger was born on October 8, 1938 in Modesto, California, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Sons of Anarchy (2008), Gimme Shelter (1970) and Angels from Hell (1968). He was previously married to Zorana Barger and Sharon Barger. He died on June 29, 2022 in Oakland, California, USA.

14. Erin Carufel

Actress | The Lincoln Lawyer

ELEGANT ERIN CARUFEL, KNOWN FOR HER CHAMELEON-LIKE CHARACTER PORTRAYAL, GRADUATED FROM USC'S SCHOOL OF DRAMATIC ARTS. SHE ALSO EARNED A DEGREE IN DRAMA FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF KENT, IN CANTERBURY, ENGLAND. AFTER UNIVERSITY, CARUFEL CONTINUED STUDYING ACTING AT THE BEVERLY HILLS PLAYHOUSE UNDER THE ...

15. Courtney Gonzalez

Script Department | Sirona

Courtney Gonzalez was born on January 13, 1992 in Modesto, California, USA. Courtney is an actor, known for Sirona, Clifford the Big Red Dog (2021) and Dispatch (2021).

16. Mark Oxman

Director | Sing Along

Mark Oxman was born in Modesto, California, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Sing Along (2013), Vinyl Child (2021) and 7 Splinters in Time (2018).

17. Louis Waldon

Actor | Mask

Louis Waldon was born on December 16, 1934 in Modesto, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Mask (1985), Mission Kill (1985) and Cleopatra (1970). He died on December 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

18. Delawna McKinney

Actress | Streets of Vengeance

Growing up, Delawna has always loved acting. It was in high school where she discovered her love of film. She studied theater at Modesto Junior College, appearing in many stage plays. It was during a production of Metamorphoses, where she was discovered by Paul Ragsdale and Angelica De Alba of A & ...

19. Brian Buzzini

Actor | Nowhere

Born to a father who'd once been a professional golfer and a mother who'd once been a professional tennis player, Buzzini used his good looks and athletic build to become one of the most successful male models of the mid-1980s. Aside from posing for many "International Male" catalogs, he also ...

20. Don Draper

Actor | The Boys Next Door

Don Draper was born on September 25, 1929 in Modesto, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Boys Next Door (1985), Hard Time on Planet Earth (1989) and Checkmate (1973). He died on December 17, 1990 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

21. James Algar

Director | The African Lion

James Algar studied at Stanford where he developed his skills as a cartoonist by drawing for the university's satirical magazine, The Chaparral. He joined the Disney Organisation in 1934, initially as animator. He directed the classic "Sorcerer's Apprentice" segment of Fantasia (1940), as well as ...

22. Ethan Glazer

Actor | Free Enterprise

Ethan Glazer was born on May 30, 1984 in Modesto, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Free Enterprise (1998), Everybody Loves Raymond (1996) and The Paper Brigade (1996).

23. Daniel D. Halleck

Everything Must Go

Daniel D. Halleck was born on February 12, 1946 in Modesto, California, USA. Daniel D. is an actor, known for Everything Must Go (2010), Breaking Bad (2008) and Crash (2008).

24. Laci Peterson

Self | Timesuck with Dan Cummins

Laci Peterson was a housewife and substitute teacher whose disappearance on Christmas Eve 2002 gripped the nation. As the weeks dragged on, suspicion began to fall on her husband, Scott Peterson. On April 18, 2003, the remains of Laci and her unborn son, Conner, whom she was due to deliver on ...

25. Jacqueline Goehner

Actress | If [Blank] Were Real

Jacqueline Goehner was born on July 22, 1984 in Modesto, California, USA. She is an actress and costume designer, known for If [Blank] Were Real (2009), Smosh (2005) and Star Trek Continues (2013).

26. Calvin Wong

Writer | Regular Show

Calvin Wong was born on January 15, 1980 in Modesto, California, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Regular Show (2009), Close Enough (2020) and Regular Show: The Movie (2015).

27. Vincent Riverside

Actor | Jonah Hex

Vincent Riverside was born on May 17, 1972 in Modesto, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Jonah Hex (2010), Groove (2000) and The Master of Disguise (2002).

28. Etta Jagger

Actress | So Sad About Gloria

Etta Jagger was born on October 16, 1925 in Modesto, California, USA. She was an actress, known for So Sad About Gloria (1973) and It's Your Bet (1969). She was previously married to Dean Jagger, Elmer Leroy Winger and Henry Edward Lucien Ducot Jr.. She died on January 17, 1992 in Modesto, ...

29. Michael Dean Russell Jr.

Actor | My Sexiest Year

Michael is an actor born in Modesto, California. He is also a singer, songwriter, and musician and loves performing in movies, television shows, and live music shows around Los Angeles County. His first love for theatre was at age 10 when he played in school holiday plays, where he got the acting ...

30. Joy Franz

Actress | American Playhouse

Joy Franz was born on June 13, 1941 in Modesto, California, USA. She is an actress, known for American Playhouse (1982), Law & Order (1990) and Horrible People (2008).

31. James Broughton

Director | The Pleasure Garden

James Broughton was born on November 10, 1913 in Modesto, California, USA. He was a director and writer, known for The Pleasure Garden (1953), The Potted Psalm (1946) and Erogeny (1976). He died on May 17, 1999 in Port Townsend, Washington, USA.

32. Yolanda Corbett

Final Destination

Born and raised in Modesto, California, Yolanda has moved around over the years living in Nevada, Arizona, Alaska, Hawaii and Vancouver. Attended the University of Arizona where she studied Performing Arts. Sung in church choirs and with a country western band. In 1987, while living in Hawaii, she ...

33. Cherub Freed

Actress | Tiptoes

Cherub Freed was born on June 14, 1981 in Modesto, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Tiptoes (2002), Greeley's Field (2006) and No Laughing Matter (2004).

34. William Dooley

Sound Department | Cherry Hill High

William Dooley was born on September 9, 1932 in Modesto, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Cherry Hill High (1977), Otello (1962) and The Tormentors (1971). He died on July 2, 2019 in Modesto, California, USA.

35. Jeffrey Moorad

Jerry Maguire

Jeffrey Moorad was born in 1955 in Modesto, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Jerry Maguire (1996), Arli$$ (1996) and The Show (2007). He is married to Jan Lynae. They have three children.

36. Matthew Chase

Producer | 24/7 College Football

Matthew Ryan Chase is an American entrepreneur, investor, best known as the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of The Acadian Group, Inc. - a corporation specializing in hospitality dealings. In 2015, in addition to his role in The Acadian Group, Inc., he gained chairman position of The...

37. Brent Rocha

Self | How It Really Happened with Hill Harper

Brent Rocha was born on January 26, 1971 in Modesto, California, USA.

38. Joe Rudi

Self | 1971 American League Championship Series

Three-time All-Star outfielder Joe Rudi was a key cog of the Oakland A's dynasty of the early 1970s that won five straight American League West Division titles from 1971 to '75 and three consecutive World's Championships from 1972 through '74. Signed by the Charles O. Finley's Kansas City Athletics...

39. Kenny Roberts

Actor | Surfside 6

Kenny Roberts was born on December 31, 1951 in Modesto, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Surfside 6 (1960), The Aquanauts (1960) and Ripcord (1961). He has been married to Tanya Welk since 1980. They have two children.

40. Anthony Iava To'omata

Actor | Streets of Vengeance

Anthony To'omata is born and raised in Modesto, California. He has taken several acting classes at the local community college. He was cast in several plays at the college and then moved his talents to film. He was recognized by the co-producers of A&P Productions, Angelica DeAlba and Paul Ragsdale...

41. Jeremy Walton

Actor | Feast of the Body

Jeremy Walton was born on May 12, 1981 in Modesto, California, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Feast of the Body (2016), Morena (2011) and Perfect Predicament (2011).

42. Anita Mary Luchessa

Anita Mary Luchessa was born on October 29, 1953 in Modesto, California, USA. She died on May 7, 1972 in Fresno County, California, USA.

43. Joseph Meyer

Soundtrack | Cinderella Man

Joseph Meyer was born on March 12, 1894 in Modesto, California, USA. He was a writer, known for Cinderella Man (2005), Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) and Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991). He died on June 22, 1987 in New York City, New York, USA.

44. Carol Neblett

Actress | Great Performances

Carol Neblett was born on February 1, 1946 in Modesto, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Great Performances (1971), Slaves of New York (1989) and Aria (1987). She was previously married to Philip Akre, Kenneth Schermerhorn and Douglas Davis. She died on November 23, 2017 in Los Angeles...

45. Matthew Parrott

Actor | Frank McKlusky, C.I.

Matthew Parrott was born on May 11, 1971 in Modesto, California, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Frank McKlusky, C.I. (2002), Extreme Gong (1998) and Addiction in Red and Black (1997).

46. Timothy Lanzone

Writer | Road to Pecumsecah

Timothy Lanzone was born on September 5, 1981 in Modesto, California, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Road to Pecumsecah (2008), Travelling Salesman (2012) and Eleven Past Ten (2018).

47. Naleah Dey

Actress | Numb3rs

Naleah is originally from Modesto, Ca.

Her mom wanted her to be a well behaved little girl so she enrolled her in ballet class. Naleah fell in love with it and at age 16 met her mentor Ann Reinking at Broadway Theater Project. After graduating from high school Naleah performed on Broadway in the hit...

48. Alfred Hyslop

Actor | Man of the Century

Alfred Hyslop was born on September 4, 1925 in Modesto, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Man of the Century (1999) and Minus One (1991).

49. Tony Boselli

Self | The NFL on CBS

Tony Boselli was born on April 17, 1972 in Modesto, California, USA.

50. Casey Stowers

Actress | The Dark Side of Midnight

Casey is a 48 year old woman with 4 children. She has since retired from acting but hopes to do it again someday. She is now a 2nd grade teacher at a catholic school and loves her job! Luckily she was not actually strangled in the movie The Dark Side of Midnight which she appeared in, in 1984. She ...


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