Birth Place Matching "San Luis Obispo, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Zac Efron
Actor | 17 Again
Zachary David Alexander Efron was born October 18, 1987 in San Luis Obispo, California, to Starla Baskett, a secretary, and David Efron, an electrical engineer. He has a younger brother, Dylan. The surname "Efron", which is Hebrew and a Biblical place name, comes from Zac's Polish Jewish paternal ...
2. Olivia Taylor Dudley
Actress | The Magicians
Olivia Taylor Dudley was born and raised on the Central Coast of California. She moved to Los Angeles at the age of 17 and has been acting ever since. Olivia is known for her roles in projects such as The Vatican Tapes (2015), Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015), and the SyFy series The...
3. Monique Parent
Actress | Revenge Best Served Chilled
Monique Parent in an American actress known for smoldering love scenes and intensely charismatic characters. She has been called The Thinking Man's Sex Symbol. Monique was born and raised in a small town on the Central Coast of California and describes San Luis Obispo as "a great place to be from"....
4. Malachi Pearson
Actor | Casper
Malachi Pearson was born on June 12, 1981 in San Luis Obispo County, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Casper (1995), Now and Then (1995) and Family Matters (1989).
5. Tim Kennedy
Actor | Seventh Angel
Timothy Fred Kennedy grew up the second son of three children in San Luis Obispo, California. As a youth, Kennedy's mother placed him in cooking and piano lessons. To offset her influence on him, Kennedy's father enrolled Tim and his brother in shooting schools, boxing lessons, wrestling teams, and...
6. David Emmerichs
Camera Department | Se7en
Born in California, David grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He became interested in movies at an early age, making stop-motion animated films in his basement starting at age 12.
He attended the New York University Tisch School of the Arts film school from 1985-1989; winning awards for cinematography ...
7. Beth Curry
Actress | Hart of Dixie
Beth Curry was born in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. She is known for Hart of Dixie (2011), Superstore (2015) and GLOW (2017).
8. Dylan Efron
Dylan Efron was born on February 6, 1992 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He is a producer and executive, known for Ready Player One (2018), The Accountant (2016) and Live by Night (2016).
9. Paul Lacovara
Stunts | The Avengers
Paul is an award-winning film director and stunt coordinator. He grew up in the Central California coastal town of Los Osos, on the outskirts of San Luis Obispo. During his senior year of college at Cal Poly he was invited to be an extra on the film We Were Soldiers. It was on that set where he was...
10. Shannon Lorance
Actress | 9-1-1
Shannon Lorance was born on June 23, 1993 in San Luis Obispo County, California, USA. She is an actress, known for 9-1-1 (2018), American Horror Story (2011) and Criminal Minds (2005).
11. Matthew J. Evans
Actor | Bad Teacher
An accomplished actor, musician, and award winning young filmmaker, Matthew J. Evans was born in San Luis Obispo, CA. He made his theatrical debut at the age of 4 and began working in film and TV when he was age 9. In 2011, Matthew played Garrett Tiara opposite Cameron Diaz in Columbia Pictures ...
12. Vance Skarstedt
Writer | No Place to Land
Vance Skarstedt was born on June 22, 1922 in San Luis Obispo County, California, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for No Place to Land (1958), Ripcord (1961) and Man or Gun (1958). He died on December 13, 1984 in Tujunga, California, USA.
13. Mason Storm
Soundtrack | Deadpool
Mason Storm was born on April 30, 1977 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Deadpool (2016), Deadpool 2 (2018) and Pongerz (2007). He was previously married to Melissa Maurene Dalton.
14. Asher Metchik
Actor | Corrina, Corrina
Asher Metchik was born on April 16, 1986 in San Luis Obispo County, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Corrina, Corrina (1994), Freaky Friday (1995) and Milo (1998).
15. Peggy Doyle
Actress | Fletch
Peggy Doyle was born on September 27, 1920 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Fletch (1985), The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977) and Dream On (1990). She died on July 3, 2006 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA.
16. John McKee
Actor | Cape Fear
John McKee was born on December 30, 1916 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Cape Fear (1962), 1941 (1979) and Tough Enough (1983). He died on May 12, 2013 in Vineland, New Jersey, USA.
17. SJ Main Muñoz
Director | Manifest
Summer Joy "SJ" Main Muñoz is a highly visual American-Latina director whose award-winning films, often in the period or crime drama genres, have screened worldwide and garnered numerous awards including Best Film. She directed "La Cerca" narrated by Edward James Olmos ("Stand and Deliver") and "...
18. Zack Smith
Zack Smith was born on December 1, 1979 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He is an assistant director, known for Inception (2010), Star Trek (2009) and Terminator Genisys (2015).
19. Kevin O'Neil
Assistant Director | Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Kevin O'Neil was born on November 4, 1975 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He is an assistant director and producer, known for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014), Terminator Genisys (2015) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013).
20. Van White
Producer | Last Rampage: The Escape of Gary Tison
Although Van was born in San Luis Obispo, California, he spent a couple of years living with his family in South Korea, and then finally settled in Leesville, Louisiana. While growing up in a small town, Van spent most of his time playing sports, mostly football. While in middle school he watched a...
21. Winter Wong
Actress | Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
Winter Wong is an American actress from San Luis Obispo, California. She attended New York University Tisch School of the Arts and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) where she got her Stage Combat Certification for Broadsword.
She is known for her role as Natalie in Criminal Minds: Beyond ...
22. Larry Ward
Actor | The Manhunter
Larry Ward was born on October 2, 1944 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Manhunter (1974). He died on October 15, 2007 in Stockton, California, USA.
23. Amber Tornquist Hollinger
Art Department | Stillwater
Peabody winning, Emmy and Annie nominated director, Amber Hollinger, grew up in San Luis Obispo, California, splitting her time between the beach and farms of her extended family in Paso Robles. From a young age she was intrigued with marrying her love of art with her love of film. Seeking a place ...
24. Brian Burnett
Actor | The Grind
Brian Burnett was born on June 4, 1981 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He is an actor, known for The Grind (2010), NCIS (2003) and L.A. Noire (2011).
25. Dillan Arrick
Actress | Person of Interest
Dillan Arrick was born on April 4, 1989 in San Luis Obispo County, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Person of Interest (2011), The Mysteries of Laura (2014) and In Stereo (2015).
26. Antran Manoogian
Producer | Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year
Antranig Khachig "Antran" Manoogian (born July 26, 1962) is an American animation producer. He has work at various animation studios on numerous television series including Bagdasarian Productions (The Chipmunks), DIC Entertainment (Sonic the Hedgehog), Hanna-Barbera (Real Adventures of Johnny ...
27. Laura Beason
Writer | Would Be Ghosts
Laura Beason was born on December 9, 1989 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. Laura is a writer and director, known for Would Be Ghosts (2018), American Dad! (2005) and Dagger Eyes (2018).
28. Forrest Lark
Actor | The Date Profile
Forrest Lark (22 years) was born in San Luis Obispo, CA, and is an actor known for his supporting roles in Drug Lords (2018), A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2018), The Call for Anne (2018), and The Date Profile (2010). He is graduating from the UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television in the Summer ...
29. Robert Hunter
Soundtrack | The Box
Robert Hunter was born on June 23, 1941 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He was a composer, known for The Box (2009), Great Expectations (1998) and Wild (2014). He was previously married to Maureen Hunter. He died on September 23, 2019 in San Rafael, California, USA.
30. Jonathan Ritter
Actor | A Cinderella Story
Jonathan Ritter was born on April 29, 1982 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He is an actor, known for A Cinderella Story (2004), Against the Grain: An Artist's Survival Guide to Peru (2008) and Live from Lincoln Center (1976).
31. Frank Matts
Actor | The Capture
Frank Matts was born on April 7, 1920 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Capture (1950), The Cisco Kid (1950) and The Range Rider (1951). He died on November 13, 1990 in Van Nuys, California, USA.
32. Chase Kennedy
Self | Inside Edition
Chase Kennedy was born on June 30, 1993 in San Luis Obispo County, California, USA.
33. Arthur Lovejoy
Actor | Peter Gunn
Arthur Lovejoy was born on October 16, 1902 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Peter Gunn (1958), Highway Patrol (1955) and Full of Life (1956). He died on August 1, 1961 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA.
34. JR Garcia
Actor | I Know Who Killed Me
American Actor JR Garcia was born March 18th, 1988, in Arroyo Grande, California to former model, Susan Lyle-Garcia and Engineer, Fernando Garcia. As a child, Garcia showed strong interest in the entertainment industry. When he was 5, he found himself modeling for Levi's Kids and shot his first ...
35. Richard Wilcox
Production Designer | The Hitchhiker
Richard Wilcox was born on February 20, 1933 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He was a production designer and art director, known for The Hitchhiker (1983), The Accused (1988) and Look Who's Talking Too (1990). He was previously married to Elizabeth. He died on November 15, 2011 in West ...
36. Jason Von Flue
Self | The Ultimate Fighter
Jason Von Flue was born in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He has been married to Chyrese Medrano since April 3, 2022.
37. Van Pierszalowski
Soundtrack | Midnight Sun
Van Pierszalowski was born on November 24, 1984 in Cambria, San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Midnight Sun (2018), The Airborne Toxic Event: Come on Out (2020) and The Vow (2020).
38. Carly Twisselman
Actress | Love
Carly Twisselman was born on February 22, 1986 in San Luis Obispo County, California, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Love (2008), Callie Twisselman: Hung Me on the Line (2015) and Country Road (2017).
39. Tom West
Camera Department | Outbreak
Tom West was born on December 19, 1956 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He is known for Outbreak (1995), Air Force One (1997) and Forrest Gump (1994). He died on November 13, 2001.
40. Justin Schollard
Actor | All My Children
Justin Schollard was born on October 12, 1984 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He is an actor, known for All My Children (1970), Sinister Heaven (2010) and Major Crimes (2012).
41. Frank Somerville
Actor | True Crime
Frank Somerville co-anchors the weekday editions of "KTVU Channel 2 News at 5," "KTVU Channel 2 News at 6" and "The Ten O'Clock News on KTVU Channel 2." Somerville joined San Francisco's KTVU Channel 2's Mornings on 2 and The Noon News in January 1992. The Berkeley native had been an intern at KTVU...
42. Dave Archer
Art Department | Howard the Duck
Dave Archer was born on January 15, 1941 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He is known for Howard the Duck (1986). He was previously married to Michaelle Hillary J. Nelson.
43. Erin Gee
Composer | Dakota
In January 2014, Erin Gee was cited by Alex Ross, music critic for The New Yorker, as a member of the short list of the most influential composer-vocalists of the 21st century and since then has been awarded the Charles Ives Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a Bogliasco ...
44. Kenneth Patrick Brady
Kenneth Patrick Brady was born on January 2, 1972 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Strange Days (1995), Titanic (1997) and It's My Party (1996).
45. Jake Blakely
Actor | Big Time Rush
Jake Scott Blakely was born on November 3, 1997, in San Luis Obispo, California, to Denise Palermo, a teacher, and Roger Blakely, a computer programmer. He grew up and went to school in San Luis Obispo until he graduated San Luis Obispo High School in 2016. Prior to starting high school, he met his...
46. Carrie Melvin
Carrie Melvin was born on August 3, 1984 in San Luis Obispo County, California, USA. She died on July 5, 2015 in Hollywood, California, USA.
47. Michelle Young
Production Manager | Madelines
Michelle Young was born on October 10, 1982 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. She is an actress and production manager, known for Madelines (2022).
48. Joe Tafoya
Self | The NFL on CBS
Joe Tafoya was born on September 6, 1978 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA.
49. Ryan David Ginsberg
Self | ATVN Collabs
Ryan David Ginsberg is a graduate from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo. It was there that he started to discover his love for film and then his love for writing. He started a YouTube channel (TheGinsberger) which was a smash hit with ladies called his Mom and was heavily ...
50. Justin Dossetti
Director | My Sweet Killer
Justin Dossetti was born on July 31, 1974 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He is a director and producer, known for My Sweet Killer (1999), Break (2011) and Partners for Life (1997).