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


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1. Tati Gabrielle

Actress | Uncharted

Tati Gabrielle, also known as Tatiana Gabrielle Hobson, was born in the Bay Area of California. She was raised by her Korean mother and African-American father.

Tati's acting and performing talents were recognized by the third grade when she starred in her first show, playing the role of Lemony ...

2. Monica Barbaro

Actress | Top Gun: Maverick

Monica Barbaro was born in San Francisco and raised in Mill Valley, Calif. She is classically trained in ballet and has studied modern dance, salsa, flamenco and West African dance. She attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts where she took her first acting classes while getting her...

3. Clint Eastwood

Actor | Million Dollar Baby

Clint Eastwood was born May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the son of Clinton Eastwood Sr., a bond salesman and later manufacturing executive for Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Ruth Wood (née Margret Ruth Runner), a housewife turned IBM clerk. He had a comfortable, middle-class upbringing in nearby ...

4. Jamie Chung

Actress | Big Hero 6

Jamie Chung was born and raised in California, the daughter of Korean parents. She studied Economics at the University of California, Riverside. Chung's break came in 2004, when she was working in a sports bar. MTV held auditions for The Real World (1992) there, she tried out, and was successful, ...

5. Benjamin Bratt

Actor | Miss Congeniality

The middle of five children, Bratt hails from a close-knit family. His mother, an indigenous Quechua Peruvian from Lima, moved to the U.S. at age 14. He grew up in San Francisco. He is known for his roles in the films Traffic (2000), Miss Congeniality (2000), and Despicable Me 2 (2013). He is ...

6. Alicia Silverstone

Actress | Clueless

Alicia Silverstone was born on October 4, 1976 in San Francisco, California, the youngest of three children. She is the daughter of Didi (Radford), a former flight attendant, and Monty Silverstone, a real estate investor. Her English-born father is from a Jewish family, while her Scottish-born ...

7. Leslie Mann

Actress | Knocked Up

Leslie Jean Mann was born in San Francisco, California. She was raised in Newport Beach, California by her mother, Janet Ann Ayres. At the age of seventeen, she launched her career, appearing in various TV commercials.

Her screen break came when she was cast as Nurse Mary in the short-lived Birdland...

8. David Strathairn

Actor | Good Night, and Good Luck.

David Russell Strathairn was born on January 26, 1949 in San Francisco, California. He is the son of Mary Frances (Frazier), a nurse, and Thomas Scott Strathairn, Jr., a physician. He has two siblings, Tom and Anne. His ancestry includes English, Scottish, Irish, Portuguese, Hawaiian, and one ...

9. Colleen Camp

Actress | Sliver

Colleen Camp was born in San Francisco, California. She began working as a juvenile actress at the age of 3 and was eventually 'discovered' while working as a bird trainer at Busch Gardens. She appeared on The Dean Martin Show (1965) and made her film debut in Battle for the Planet of the Apes (...

10. Bill Bixby

Actor | The Incredible Hulk

The son of a sales clerk and a department store owner, Bill Bixby was the sixth-generation Californian born as Wilfred Bailey Bixby, on January 22, 1934, in San Francisco, California. An only child growing up in the 1940s and 1950s, he attended schools in the same area, took ballroom dance lessons,...

11. Julie Caitlin Brown

Actress | Babylon 5

Julie Caitlin Brown was born on January 27, 1961 in San Francisco, California, USA. Julie Caitlin is an actor and talent agent, known for Babylon 5 (1993), Thoughts of Suicide on an Otherwise Lovely Day (2010) and Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987).

12. Aisha Tyler

Actress | Archer

Aisha Tyler is an award-winning director, actor, comedian, New York Times bestselling author, podcaster and activist. She is an Emmy-winning television host and multiple award-winning voice actor for Archer (2009).

Aisha's feature directorial debut, Axis (2017), was shot in just seven days on ...

13. Aya Cash

Actress | You're the Worst

Aya Rachel Cash is an American actress, was born in San Francisco, California, to poet and novelist Kim Addonizio and Buddhist teacher Eugene Cash. On her mother's side, she is the granddaughter of tennis champion Pauline Betz and sports writer Bob Addie. Her father's upstairs neighbor, Margarita ...

14. Charles Lane

Actor | You Can't Take It with You

Mean, miserly and miserable-looking, they didn't come packaged with a more annoying and irksome bow than Charles Lane. Glimpsing even a bent smile from this unending sourpuss was extremely rare, unless one perhaps caught him in a moment of insidious glee after carrying out one of his many nefarious...

15. Courtney Thorne-Smith

Actress | Ally McBeal

Courtney Thorne-Smith is an American actress. She is best known for her starring roles as Alison Parker on Melrose Place, Georgia Thomas on Ally McBeal, Cheryl Mabel in According to Jim and her recurring role on Two and a Half Men as Lyndsey McElroy. Thorne-Smith was born in San Francisco, ...

16. Liev Schreiber

Actor | Spotlight

Liev (pronounced Lee-ev) Schreiber was born in San Francisco. His mother, Heather (Milgram), is a painter, and his father, Tell Schreiber (Tell Carroll Schreiber III), is a theatrical actor who had a small role in The Keeper (1976). His mother is from a working-class Jewish family from Poland and ...

17. Eric Dane

Actor | X-Men: The Last Stand

Eric Dane was born on November 9, 1972, in San Francisco, California, the older of two brothers. His father is an architect and interior designer based in San Francisco. His mother, Leah (Cohn), was a homemaker. His ancestry includes English, German, Finnish, Russian Jewish, and Austrian Jewish, ...

18. Natalie Wood

Actress | Rebel Without a Cause

Natalie Wood was an American actress of Russian and Ukrainian descent. She started her career as a child actress and eventually transitioned into teenage roles, young adult roles, and middle-aged roles. She drowned off Catalina Island on November 29, 1981 at age 43.

Wood was born July 20, 1938 in ...

19. BD Wong

Actor | Jurassic Park

BD Wong was born and raised in San Francisco, California. He made his Broadway debut in "M. Butterfly." He is the only actor to be honored with the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Clarence Derwent Award, and Theater World Award for the same performance. He starred in the ...

20. Rob Schneider

Actor | Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo

Robert Michael "Rob" Schneider (born October 31, 1963) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and director. A stand-up comic and veteran of the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live (1975), Schneider has gone on to a successful career in feature films, including starring roles in the ...

21. Kevin Pollak

Actor | The Usual Suspects

Short (5'5"), dark, compact, balding character actor, impressionist and comedian Kevin (Elliott) Pollak was born in San Francisco, California, on October 30, 1957, to Robert and Elaine (Harlow) Pollak, of Jewish descent. A stand-up comedy performer at age 10, he attended Pioneer High School in ...

22. Rider Strong

Actor | Boy Meets World

Rider Strong is an American actor from San Francisco. He has often worked as a voice actor in animated series. His best known roles were those of rebellious teenager Shawn Hunter in the sitcom "Boy Meets World" (1993-2000), football quarterback Brick Flagg in the action comedy series "Kim Possible"...

23. Vito Scotti

Actor | The Godfather

With his dark features and having spent much of his early years in Naples, Italy, Vito Scotti was understandably typecast as Italian waiters, government functionaries, policemen, maitre d's and barbers. When Vito was seven, the Scottis moved back to the U.S. where his mother became a diva in the ...

24. Daphne Zuniga

Actress | One Tree Hill

Zuniga was born in San Francisco, California to Agnes A. Zuniga (née Janawicz) and Joaquin Alberto Zuniga Mazariegos. Her mother is a Unitarian minister, of Polish and Finnish descent, and her father, originally from Guatemala, was an emeritus professor of philosophy at California State University,...

25. Lisa Bonet

Actress | Angel Heart

Lisa Bonet was born in San Francisco, California, to Arlene Joyce (Litman), a teacher, and Allen Bonet, an opera singer. She has lived most of her life in New York and Los Angeles; in L.A., she attended Reseda High School and Celluloid Actor's Studio. Her father was African-American and her mother ...

26. Genevieve Padalecki

Actress | Hated

Making her television debut as Kris Furillo, Genevieve is an experienced stage actress. She has performed in regional productions of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Crimes of the Heart" and "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." Genevieve holds a bachelor ...

27. LaMonica Garrett

Actor | 1883

LaMonica Garrett was born on May 23, 1975 in San Francisco, California, USA. LaMonica is an actor and producer, known for 1883 (2021), The Terminal List (2022) and Designated Survivor (2016). LaMonica has been married to Mina Ivanova since April 27, 2017.

28. Erinn Hayes

Actress | Bill & Ted Face the Music

Alexandra Erinn Hayes (née Carter; born May 25, 1976) is an American actress and comedian. She is known for her role as Dr. Lola Spratt on the Adult Swim sitcom Childrens Hospital. She has played roles in a number of network sitcoms, including Alison on The Winner (2007), Melanie Clayton on Worst ...

29. Jacqueline Toboni

Actress | Grimm

Jacqueline Toboni was born the youngest of five children. She is a native San Franciscan. Before graduating from Saint Ignatius College Preparatory, Jacqueline performed in the Young Conservatory at the American Conservatory Theatre (A.C.T.). Jacqueline graduated from the University of Michigan ...

30. Danny Glover

Actor | Lethal Weapon

Actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover has been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 35 years.

Glover was born in San Francisco, California, to Carrie (Hunley) and James Glover, postal workers who were also active in civil rights. Glover trained at the Black ...

31. Claire Coffee

Actress | Grimm

Claire graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with a degree in Theater. She began performing on stage at age 5 in The Mountain Play Theater Company's production of "The King and I" in Mill Valley, CA. She continued acting extensively on stage before moving to Los Angeles after...

32. Marla Sokoloff

Actress | The Practice

Born and raised in San Francisco, Marla Sokoloff moved to Los Angeles in 1994 and enrolled in the Los Angeles County High School of the Arts, where she studied theater and music. She won numerous awards and accolades for her singing, performing the national anthem at such high profile events as the...

33. Bruce Lee

Actor | Meng long guo jiang

Bruce Lee remains the greatest icon of martial arts cinema and a key figure of modern popular media. Had it not been for Bruce Lee and his movies in the early 1970s, it's arguable whether or not the martial arts film genre would have ever penetrated and influenced mainstream North American and ...

34. Jeffrey Tambor

Actor | Transparent

An incisive presence when it comes to playing bent, off-the-wall characters, Jeffrey (Michael) Tambor has been captivating audiences for nearly four decades in both comic and dramatic projects. Born (July 8,1944) in San Francisco to Eileen (Salzberg) and Michael Bernard Tambor, a flooring ...

35. Mala Powers

Actress | Cyrano de Bergerac

The daughter of a United Press executive, Mala Powers attended the Max Reinhardt Junior Workshop as a kid and fell in love with acting the first time she set foot on a stage. She made her film debut in Universal's 1942 Tough As They Come (1942) before actress Helene Thimig (Max Reinhardt's wife) ...

36. Charlie Carver

Actor | Ratched

Charlie Carver was born in San Francisco, California.

At a young age, Charlie moved up to a small town in the Napa Valley. It was there in school that Charlie had his first exposure to acting. He went on to study at the Interlochen Arts Academy, ACT San Francisco, and the University of Southern ...

37. Darren Criss

Actor | Glee

Darren Criss was born on February 5, 1987 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an actor and composer, known for Glee (2009), Little White Lie (2009) and American Crime Story (2016). He has been married to Mia Swier since February 16, 2019.

38. Leland Orser

Actor | Se7en

Leland Orser was born on August 6, 1960 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Se7en (1995), Taken (2008) and Alien: Resurrection (1997). He has been married to Jeanne Tripplehorn since October 14, 2000. They have one child. He was previously married to Roma Downey...

39. Simon Rex

Actor | Red Rocket

Simon Rex continues to captivate audiences through dynamic and unconventional roles across the multimedia landscape.

Rex stars in Sean Baker's RED ROCKET for A24. The film follows Mikey Saber (Rex), a unique American hustler, who returns to a hometown that barely tolerates him. The film premiered at...

40. Brigid Brannagh

Actress | Army Wives

Brigid Brannagh was born on August 3, 1972 in San Francisco, California, USA. Brigid is an actor, known for Army Wives (2007), Runaways (2017) and Over There (2005). Brigid is married to Justin Lyons.

41. J.T. Walsh

Actor | Breakdown

J.T. Walsh was born on September 28, 1943 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Breakdown (1997), Sling Blade (1996) and A Few Good Men (1992). He was previously married to Susan West. He died on February 27, 1998 in La Mesa, California, USA.

42. Tim Kang

Actor | Rambo

Yila Timothy Kang is an American actor. He is known for his role as Kimball Cho in the television series The Mentalist and Gordon Katsumoto in the CBS/NBC reboot series Magnum P.I. Kang was born in San Francisco, California, and is the eldest of three brothers. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts ...

43. Leila Arcieri

Actress | Son of the Beach

Leila Arcieri was born on December 18, 1973 in San Francisco, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Son of the Beach (2000), Daddy Day Care (2003) and Untitled Kanye West HBO Project (2008).

44. Courtney Love

Actress | The People vs. Larry Flynt

The daughter of Grateful Dead devotee and first manager Hank Harrison and psychotherapist Linda Caroll, Courtney Love was born Courtney Michelle Harrison in San Francisco, California in 1964. Love spent her early years living in hippie communes in Oregon and at schools in Europe and New Zealand, ...

45. Russell Hornsby

Actor | The Hate U Give

Russell Hornsby was born on May 15, 1974 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an actor, known for The Hate U Give (2018), Fences (2016) and Meet the Parents (2000). He has been married to Denise Walker since August 1, 2008.

46. Kurt Fuller

Actor | Midnight in Paris

Born in San Francisco and raised in the agricultural heartland of California's San Joaquin Valley, Fuller became passionate about acting while attending UC Berkley, where he received a degree in English literature. After graduating, he made the move to Los Angeles with everything he owned stuffed ...

47. Ali Wong

Producer | Ali Wong: Baby Cobra

Ali Wong was born on April 19, 1982 in San Francisco, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Ali Wong: Baby Cobra (2016), Always Be My Maybe (2019) and Birds of Prey (2020). She has been married to Justin Hakuta since November 27, 2014. They have two children.

48. Max Carver

Actor | The Batman

Max and his twin brother, Charlie, were first discovered by a talent agent while shopping together in Los Angeles. Within weeks of being spotted, the two made their professional acting debuts as series regulars on the hit ABC series Desperate Housewives. Max has since appeared in multiple series ...

49. Aunjanue Ellis

Actress | King Richard

Aunjanue Ellis was born in San Francisco, California. She graduated from the Brown University, and later attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

During her career, Ellis performed on Off-Broadway theater, appeared in many film, and had roles on television. In film, she is best known...

50. Taran Noah Smith

Actor | Home Improvement

Taran Noah Smith was born on April 8, 1984 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Home Improvement (1991), Little Bigfoot 2: The Journey Home (1998) and Ebbie (1995). He was previously married to Heidi Van Pelt.


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