Birth Place Matching "Reno, Nevada, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Dawn Wells

Actress | Gilligan's Island

A wholesome beauty with comedic appeal, Dawn Elberta Wells was born on October 18, 1938 in Reno, Nevada. Wells' childhood was a happy and healthy one. She and her mother grew their own fruits and vegetables in their gardens and Dawn rode horses. In her high school years, she was the class treasurer...

2. Kristoffer Polaha

Actor | Jurassic World Dominion

Kristoffer Polaha was born in Reno, Nevada, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Jurassic World: Dominion (2022), Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) and Where Hope Grows (2014). He has been married to Julianne Morris since June 7, 2003. They have three children.

3. Chris Browning

Actor | Bright

Tall and imposing, Nevada native Chris Browning initially intended to be a screenwriter but enrolled in the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles without realizing it was a school for actors only. Taking to the craft, Browning received one of his first parts in a Dr. Pepper commercial ...

4. Jaylen Barron

Actress | Blindspotting

Jaylen Barron is an American actress known for playing the lead role "Zoe" on the Netflix original series Free Rein. She started her career as a model for the tween store Justice and moved over to acting full time with guest and recurring roles on hit Disney and Nicolodeon shows and eventually ...

5. Gabriel Damon

Actor | RoboCop 2

Gabriel was born in Reno, Nevada to Anne & David. From a young age Gabriel was surrounded by music and the performing arts and at the age of three his familly moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career for him in acting.

Gabriel got work quickly, landing a coveted role in the 1984 TV series Call to ...

6. Bryce Johnson

Actor | Darkness Rising

Actor, Producer, and Podcaster Bryce Johnson is always looking for his next adventure, whether acting in film and television, voicing characters, pod-casting or hunting down the elusive creature known as Bigfoot, Bryce Johnson is forging new paths in the entertainment industry.

Although born in Reno...

7. Curtis Hanson

Director | L.A. Confidential

After small films like The Bedroom Window (1987) and Sweet Kill (1972), Curtis Hanson went on to direct major features including The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992), The River Wild (1994) and the Academy Award-winning L.A. Confidential (1997). Setting his sights on another city, Hanson was ...

8. Ron Thomas

Actor | Cobra Kai

Ron Thomas was born on November 15, 1961 in Reno, Nevada, USA. He is an actor, known for Cobra Kai (2018), The Karate Kid (1984) and The Big Bet (1987).

9. Chase Ellison

Actor | Tooth Fairy

Chase Ellison was born on September 22, 1993 in Reno, Nevada, USA. He is an actor, known for Tooth Fairy (2010), Mysterious Skin (2004) and That's What I Am (2011).

10. Deke Anderson

Actor | Devious Maids

In some ways, the seemingly impossible dream of acting was made for someone as tenacious as Dee Christian, a.k.a. "Deke" Anderson. In high school, at a mere 138 pounds, he was an All State Center for the Reno High Huskies. And at only 19, he owned and operated the largest bodybuilding gym in ...

11. Frances Sherman

Actress | Disconnected

Frances Raines was a lovely and shapely brunette actress who popped up in a handful of enjoyably trashy low budget exploitation pictures made throughout the 80s. Raines was born on July 17, 1962 in Reno, Nevada. She's the grand niece of legendary actor Claude Rains and spent the bulk of her acting ...

12. Kevin Geer

Actor | The Pelican Brief

Kevin Geer's celebrated acting career includes appearances in feature film, on television, Broadway, Off-Broadway and London's West End. He recently completed one of the lead roles in the independent feature film Bunker Hill, from director Kevin Willmott (CSA: Confederate States of America). Geer ...

13. Chris Gann

Actor | The Old Man

Born and raised on a goat farm in Reno, Nevada, Chris is a former world and national champion Jet Ski racer, who has been working as an actor for over 15 years. After graduating from Cal state Sacramento with a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Chris moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting...

14. Amelia Gotham

Actress | Judgment Call

Amelia M. Gotham is a performance artist living in the Los Angeles area. She studied theater, dance and singing techniques at The Pacific Conservatory of The Performing Arts in Central California before moving south in 2008. Since then, she's acted in numerous plays, commercials and films as well ...

15. Ashleigh Kizer

Actress | Deadwood

Ashleigh Kizer was born on June 6, 1983 in Reno, Nevada, USA. She is an actress, known for Deadwood (2004) and Dead & Nowhere (2008). She has been married to Mark Kemper since September 16, 2006. They have two children.

16. Kevan Moezzi

Actor | Raimbo

Kevan "K-von" Moezzi (born on August 1, 1985 Reno, Nevada) is an internationally touring standup comedian / actor / host best known for his work on MTV's "Disaster Date", "Last Comic Standing" (NBC) to name a few. He has appeared in movies, television shows, and on the talk show circuit and has ...

17. Sean Palmer

Actor | Chicago

Sean Palmer was born on January 23, 1973 in Reno, Nevada, USA. He is an actor, known for Chicago (2002), Easy Virtue (2008) and Grey's Anatomy (2005).

18. Connie Woods

Twin Peaks

Connie LoLan Woods is an American actress. She was cast as "The New Girl at One-Eyed Jack's" by director David Lynch in the television series Twin Peaks (1990). She has several television and film rolls to her credit. She played the roll of Janis, one of Elvis Presley's many lovers in the ...

19. Ben Erway

Actor | The Bishop's Wife

Ben Erway was born on April 25, 1892 in Reno, Nevada, USA. He was an actor, known for The Bishop's Wife (1947), The Twilight Zone (1959) and Mountain Rhythm (1943). He was previously married to Gladys George. He died on February 6, 1981 in Sun City, California, USA.

20. Marjorie Steele

Actress | No Escape

Pert blonde actress Marjorie Steele was in films for a very short time, making only four in all. She was born in Reno, Nevada on August 27, 1930 in a log cabin built by her father, a contractor. Her mother was part Russian and Swedish while her father came from German and Sioux Indian parentage. ...

21. Noelle Balfour

The Rite

Noelle Balfour was born on December 11, 1984 in Reno, Nevada, USA. She was an actress and casting director, known for The Rite (2011), Exit Strategy (2012) and Banking on Love (2008). She died on October 11, 2017 in Escondido, California, USA.

22. John Rogers

Producer | Clown Fear

Director JJ Rogers company statement is: independent studio helping independent filmmakers. This statement says it all. His clients make him their first call for any project from concept to distribution. JJ opened XVIII Entertainment LLC and has launched a film distribution branch of the company. ...

23. Deana Deatherage

Actress | Nightwing: The Series

Deana Deatherage was born in Reno, Nevada, to Dorothy (Arthur), an X-Ray Technician, and Tony Deatherage, an industrialist. She is of German, English, French, Norwegian, and Irish descent. Deatherage began acting as a child as a member of the Booth Street Players and Scene Stealers in Reno, Nevada,...

24. Jennifer Harman

Actress | Lucky You

Jennifer Harman was born on November 29, 1964 in Reno, Nevada, USA. She is an actress, known for Lucky You (2007), The Big Blind (1999) and Full Tilt Million Dollar Cash Game (2006).

25. Joseph Bell

Actor | Sierra Burgess Is a Loser

Joseph was born in Nevada and attended the University of Nevada Las Vegas with a major in communication theory and mass media and minor in psychology. He also took courses in screenwriting, cinematography, and theater. He completed graduate work at Arizona State University in Tempe judging ...

26. Amy Ecklund

Actress | The Guiding Light

Amy Ecklund was born on June 25, 1970 in Reno, Nevada, USA. She is an actress, known for Guiding Light (1952), The Accusation (2003) and The 25th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (1998). She was previously married to Jon Ecklund.

27. Erin Lear

Actress | Supercross

Erin Lear is an entrepreneur and humanitarian based in LA, California. Erin is the youngest grandchildren of Bill Lear inventor of the Learjet, Motorola, and the Eight Track Stereo System. She was born January 5th, 1984 in Reno, Nevada to David and Sally Lear. Her family's involvement in the ...

28. Tara Alexandra Brown

Actress | Bosch

Tara Alexandra Brown was born in Reno, Nevada and is an award winning actress, director, writer, and producer. During a visit to Los Angeles when she was 14, Brown was discovered by renowned casting director, Fern Champion, after performing in a casting workshop meant for adults. Champion was so ...

29. Chris Fogel

Music Department | Severance

Chris is a multiple Grammy and Emmy-winning recording engineer and mixer based in Los Angeles, California. He has recorded and mixed the scores and soundtracks to over 200 major motion pictures and television shows, including the Oscar-winning score to Black Panther and the Emmy-winning score to ...

30. Christopher Emerson

Actor | What Women Want

Christopher Emerson was born on October 10, 1981 in Reno, Nevada, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for What Women Want (2000), Resident Evil 6 (2012) and Miami Medical (2010).

31. Eric Ritter

Actor | Coyote Ugly

Eric Ritter was born on August 29, 1976 in Reno, Nevada, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Coyote Ugly (2000), Scandal (2012) and F***ing Identical Twins. He has been married to Cindy Ritter since September 18, 2011. He was previously married to Michelle Obenrader.

32. Chad Michael Ward

Director | Strange Blood

Chad Michael Ward was born on May 16, 1972 in Reno, Nevada, USA. He is a director and editor, known for Strange Blood (2015), Seven Saturdays: One in 3 (2013) and Seven Saturdays: The Shallow End - White Sea Remix (2010).

33. Andy Mingo

Producer | Romance

Andy Mingo is a Pacific Northwest-based writer, director, and producer whose work has gained recognition at national and international film festivals and screenings. Andy holds an MFA in Creative Writing from San Diego State University and is a squad member of Corporeal Writing LLC located in ...

34. J. Buzz Von Ornsteiner

Actor | Robot Holocaust

Dr. Buzz provides commentary for the television show CopyCat Killers which airs on the REELZ Channel. Prior to gaining his doctoral Buzz appeared in a string of slasher horror films in the late 1980s. Later as a psychologist working with a forensic population Buzz became known to the public as "Dr....

35. Jason Ganzel

Producer | Grey's Anatomy

Jason Ganzel was born in Reno, Nevada, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Grey's Anatomy (2005), Queen of the South (2016) and Graceland (2013).

36. Chris Lerude

Actor | Wie Feuer und Wasser

Chris Lerude was born on August 24, 1966 in Reno, Nevada, USA. He is an actor, known for Katie Fforde: Wie Feuer und Wasser (2014), Nikki & Sara Live (2013) and Nova (1974).

37. Harlan Howe

Actor | Invitation Playhouse: Mind Over Murder

Harlan Howe was born on September 13, 1921 in Reno, Nevada, USA. He was an actor, known for Invitation Playhouse: Mind Over Murder (1952) and Gunsmoke (1955). He was previously married to Joanne Nathan and Eva Winnifred Koons. He died on January 22, 2000 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

38. Heather Montanez

Actress | Sleeping Beauty

Heather Montanez was born on May 6, 1984 in Reno, Nevada, USA. She is an actress and casting director, known for Sleeping Beauty (2014), The Boneyard Collection (2008) and Not Another High School Show (2007). She has been married to Tanner Stapp since September 10, 2011.

39. Dustin Ardine

Actor | A Walking Miracle

Winner of Multiple Best Acting Awards, Dustin Ardine started acting at the young age of 6. Classically trained, he has played a vast array of character and leading roles from Shakespeare to Tennessee Williams, in repertory theaters across the USA. He has also appeared in dozens of TV shows, ...

40. Caroline Jennings

Actress | Cynthia

Caroline Hedley-Ann Jennings was born September 29, 2012, in Reno, Nevada, USA, to Rebecca Ann Jennings and Aaron Hedley Jennings. Her mother was an executive general counsel for a public mining company (now retired) and her father is CEO for a cybersecurity company and technology investor. ...

41. Clare Halstead

Actress | Goosebumps

Born in Nevada, Clare grew up in a small town in Wisconsin known for its extensive climate changes. Although she started out playing soccer, she quickly made her move to the stage in '98 in the play Star Struck as a cute little snail hunter. She then proceeded to spend her childhood on the stage of...

42. Connor Sullivan

Actor | Jesus Freaks

Connor Sullivan was born on February 9, 1992 in Reno, Nevada, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Jesus Freaks (2019), Thane of East County (2015) and Millennials (2021).

43. Dane Nielsen

Editor | Picturesque

Dane Nielsen was born on January 7, 1985 in Reno, Nevada, USA. He is an actor and editor, known for Picturesque (2009), Dane's World (2013) and The Day Job (2008).

44. Jed Williams

Actor | Close to Home

Jed is a child of the 80's. He grew up in suburban Puyallup, WA to a nurse Mother and a Boeing airplane engineer Father. He spent his childhood riding bikes and playing in the woods. His family moved 13 times before he was 12 years old. He attributes his sense of humor and love of comedy to his ...

45. Christiana Frank

Actress | Devil in the Flesh 2

Christiana Frank was born on August 24, 1973 in Reno, Nevada, USA. She is an actress, known for Devil in the Flesh 2 (2000).

46. Eric Whitacre

Music Department | Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Eric Whitacre is a conductor, broadcaster and public speaker.

The first piece he ever performed - Mozart's Requiem - changed his life. Inspired to compose, his first piece Go, Lovely Rose, was completed at the age of 21. He went on to the Juilliard School (New York), earning his Master of Music ...

47. Reno Browne

Actress | Across the Rio Grande

American B-Western actress. Growing up in her native Reno, Nevada, she made her entree into films with small parts in films shooting on location in the Reno area. She travelled to Hollywood and got work as a trick rider and stuntwoman and eventually as a leading lady in low- budget Westerns for ...

48. Valdar Wilt

Art Department | Bobby

Valdar Wilt was born in Reno, Nevada, USA. Valdar is known for Bobby (2006), Fatboy Slim: Weapon of Choice (2001) and American Horror Story (2011). Valdar is married to Shawn Wilt. They have one child.

49. Guido Deiro

Actor | Crime Story

Guido Deiro was born on February 18, 1938 in Reno, Nevada, USA. He is an actor, known for Crime Story (1986), The Will (2010) and Revealed (2002).

50. Michael Sweeney

Camera Department | Bloodthirst

Michael Sweeney was born on September 9th, 1983 in Reno, NV. As a child, Michael took an interest in movies, inspired by the worlds that they presented, Michael knew what he wanted to do with his life. Seeking out his first camera at the age of 10 he plugged it into the VCR and shot his first movie...

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