Birth Place Matching "Springfield, Massachusetts, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Kurt Russell

Actor | The Hateful Eight

Kurt Vogel Russell was born on March 17, 1951 in Springfield, Massachusetts and raised in Thousand Oaks, California to Louise Julia Russell (née Crone), a dancer & Bing Russell, an actor. He is of English, German, Scottish and Irish descent. His first roles were as a child on television series, ...

2. Chloë Sevigny

Actress | We Are Who We Are

Chloë Sevigny is an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actress and director who is known for her groundbreaking work across film, television and theatre. Sevigny has spent her career working with innovative and revolutionary filmmakers and artists including Lars von Trier, Jim ...

3. John Ashton

Actor | Beverly Hills Cop

John has appeared in over 200 stage, film, and television productions throughout his more than 50 year illustrious career. His first professional acting role was in the premier production of "Othello" at the Hartford Stage Company at a young age. He then went on to perform in summer stock on Cape ...

4. Kristen Wilson

Actress | Doctor Dolittle

Kristen Wilson was born and raised in Massachusetts where she trained as a dancer and performed with the Boston Ballet for four years. She received her BFA degree in musical theatre from Syracuse University. Taking time out in her junior year to take part in a national tour of "West Side Story", ...

5. June Foray

Actress | Mulan

Legendary voice actress June Foray was born June Lucille Forer on September 18, 1917 in Springfield, Massachusetts, to Maurice Forer and Ida Edith Robinson, who wed in Hampden, Massachusetts. Her father, who was Jewish, emigrated from Novgorod, Imperial Russia, while her Massachusetts-born mother ...

6. Billy Curtis

Actor | High Plains Drifter

Diminutive American actor Billy Curtis avoided the usual onus of freak-show employment as a youth, opting for a mainstream job as a shoe clerk. Encouraged by stock company actress Shirley Booth to take a little person role in a stage production, Curtis soon became a professional actor, with ...

7. Linda Perry

Soundtrack | Dumplin'

Linda Perry was born on April 15, 1965 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. She is a music artist and composer, known for Dumplin' (2018), The Spirit (2008) and Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City (2021).

8. Rob Kerkovich

Actor | The Rebound

Rob Kerkovich was born on August 11, 1979 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Rebound (2009), Cloverfield (2008) and NCIS: New Orleans (2014). He is married to Anjali Prasertong. They have one child.

9. Chosen Jacobs

Actor | It

Chosen Jacobs is definitely a rising star! Although new to Hollywood, he has always been able to entertain a crowd.

Chosen Jacobs is best known for his role as Mike Hanlon in the box office hit film, "IT Chapter One" and "IT Chapter Two". He has a recurring role on the hit CBS show "Hawaii Five-0," ...

10. Ruth E. Carter

Costume Designer | Black Panther

Ms. Carter won 2 Oscars for Costume Design for Black Panther and Wakanda Forever, making history as the first African-American in that category. She also made history being the first African-American woman to win multiple Oscars in any category. A 4-time Academy Award nominee also for Malcolm X and...

11. David Starzyk

Actor | Cam Girls

Born and raised in Springfield, MA, he began acting while in college, at first as an exercise to overcome stammering, which, he discovered, magically disappeared while on stage. He spent the next several years starring in his collegiate productions, then moving back and forth from Boston to London ...

12. Eleanor Powell

Soundtrack | Born to Dance

Eleanor Powell was born in 1912 in Springfield, Massachussetts, and got her professional start in Atlantic City clubs, from where she moved into in revue in New York at the Ritz Grill and Casino de Paris at the age of sixteen. She started her career on Broadway in 1929, where her machine-gun foot ...

13. Dr. Seuss

Writer | How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Acclaimed writer, Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts, on Wednesday, March 2nd, 1904. After attending Dartmouth College and Oxford University, he began a career in advertising. His advertising cartoons, featuring Quick, Henry, the Flit!, appeared in several leading ...

14. Maura West

Actress | As the World Turns

Maura West was born on April 27, 1972 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for As the World Turns (1956), General Hospital (1963) and The Young and the Restless (1973). She has been married to Scott DeFreitas since January 22, 2000. They have four children. She was ...

15. Timothy Leary

Actor | Roadside Prophets

His mother was a teacher and his father a dentist. He attended West Point, joined the Army, and earned an undergraduate psychology degree at the University of Alabama while in service. Next he earned a master's degree from Washington State University and a doctorate in psychology from the ...

16. Steve Susskind

Actor | Monsters, Inc.

Steve Susskind was born on October 3, 1942 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Monsters, Inc. (2001), Friday the 13th Part III (1982) and House (1985). He was previously married to Ann Patricia Walker. He died on January 21, 2005 in Tujunga, California, USA.

17. Megan Duffy

Actress | The Affair

Megan Duffy was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress and director, known for The Affair (2014), Maniac (2012) and Holidays (2016).

18. Nina Blackwood

Actress | Vice Squad

She was one of the original V.J.s on MTV when it debuted August 1, 1981. Her colleagues were Martha Quinn, Mark J. Goodman, Alan Hunter and J.J. Jackson. The first video to air was "Video Killed the Radio Star" by The Buggles. Blackwood's MTV tenure lasted 1981-1986.

19. Peter Robinson

Actor | Freaks

Peter Robinson was born the son of Norwegian immigrants. He stated that during his childhood, he had a normal appearance until his early teens when his weight began to drop rapidly. He first went on exhibition in 1895, working at Coney Island and later Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.


20. Ralph Sanford

Actor | Copacabana

Born on May 21, 1899 in Springfield, Massachusetts, veteran character actor Ralph Sanford came from a theatrical family. His parents were in the business, although not as actors.

An actor and stage manager on the Broadway stage in the early years of his career, Sanford appeared in such productions ...

21. Joshua Leary

Actor | Ozark

Joshua Leary was born in Springfield, Massachusetts to David Winot and Tammy Leary. After spending several formative years in Naples, FL with his paternal grandmother he began to find deeper inspiration and work on his craft, and eventually realized he needed to be in Los Angeles.

Similar to many ...

22. Mike Shapiro

Actor | Half-Life: Alyx

Michael Shapiro was born in Springfield, Mass, in 1965. Of Jewish ancestry, Mike first got the taste of theatre when he played God in a school production. In 1987 he helped launch the Annex Theatre and participated in many productions. Voice acting soon caught his attention. For years, Mike voiced ...

23. Frances Morris

Actress | Thunder

Frances Morris was born on August 3, 1908 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for Thunder (1929), Miss Sadie Thompson (1953) and The Rawhide Terror (1934). She was previously married to Russell Parker and Antrim Short. She died on December 2, 2003 in Santa Clarita, ...

24. Robert B. Parker

Writer | Jesse Stone: Night Passage

Robert B. Parker was born on September 17, 1932 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Jesse Stone: Night Passage (2006), B.L. Stryker (1989) and Spenser: For Hire (1985). He was previously married to Joan H. Parker. He died on January 18, 2010 in Cambridge, ...

25. John Krokidas

Director | Kill Your Darlings

John received his B.A. in Theater & American Studies from Yale University, before attending New York University's Graduate Film Program where his first short film, "Shame No More"" went on to play over 70 film festivals, while his second, "Slo-Mo" premiered at Telluride and Sundance and then aired ...

26. Mike Scully

Producer | The Simpsons

Mike Scully was born on October 2, 1956 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for The Simpsons (1989), The Simpsons Movie (2007) and Parks and Recreation (2009). He has been married to Julie Thacker-Scully since April 30, 1999. They have one child. He was previously...

27. Sarah Mitchell

Actress | La La Land

Sarah Mitchell was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. She is known for La La Land (2016), Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009) and Burlesque (2010).

28. Eddie Fontaine

Actor | The Gallant Men

Eddie Fontaine was born on March 6, 1927 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for The Gallant Men (1962), The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) and Planet of the Apes (1974). He died on April 13, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

29. Elizabeth Green

Actress | Freaks

Elizabeth Green (aka Betty Green) was an American sideshow performer who was presented to audiences as "The Human Stork" during the early 1900's. Elizabeth was actually the first "Koo Koo the Bird Girl" (predating Minnie Woolsey), and toured with Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey Circus in the ...

30. Babs Chula

Actress | JPod

Babz Chula grew up in a working-class Jewish neighborhood in Jamaica, N.Y. Her father Larry was a mechanic and stock-car driver who was killed in a race when he was just 27, leaving his wife, Abby, a 24-year-old widow, to raise Babz and her brother. Abby was a booking agent for Leonard Berstein. ...

31. George S. Irving

Actor | The Year Without a Santa Claus

George S. Irving was born on November 1, 1922 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974), Live from Lincoln Center (1976) and Underdog (1964). He was previously married to Maria Karnilova. He died on December 26, 2016 in Manhattan, New York ...

32. Charles Cirillo

Actor | Amazing Stories

Charles Cirillo was born on August 8, 1908 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Amazing Stories (1985), Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957) and Square Dance Jubilee (1949). He died on December 4, 1999 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

33. Laivan Greene

Actress | The Bernie Mac Show

Laivan Greene was born on February 17, 1992 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. Laivan is an actor, known for The Bernie Mac Show (2001), Jump in! (2007) and Heroes (2006).

34. Ta'Nika Gibson

Actress | Iron Fist

Ta'Nika Gibson was born in 1991 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for Iron Fist (2017), Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty (2022) and Bull (2016).

35. Louise Closser Hale

Actress | Dinner at Eight

An endearing veteran of the U.S. and London stages before entering films at the advent of sound, matronly Louise Closser Hale would also earn recognition as a novelist. Born Louise Closser in Chicago, Illinois on October 13, 1872, she was the daughter of a well-to-do grain dealer. She began her ...

36. Jennifer Rainville

Actress | Little Children

Jennifer Rainville was born on August 24, 1974 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for Little Children (2006) and The Sopranos (1999). She has been married to Patrick McCabe since September 2, 2015.

37. Leo Durocher

Actor | Matinee Theater

Leo Durocher was born on July 27, 1905 in West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Matinee Theatre (1955), Main Street to Broadway (1953) and Campbell Summer Soundstage (1952). He was previously married to Lynne Walker Goldblatt, Laraine Day, Grace Dozier and Ruby Hartley. ...

38. Tommy Tallarico

Sound Department | The X Files: Resist or Serve

Tommy Tallarico is an American video game musician and sound designer. His first musical work was at Virgin Interactive Entertainment for the Game Boy version of Prince of Persia (1989). Since then, he worked as a sound producer on many games published by Virgin Interactive, including Mick & ...

39. JoAnna Rhinehart

Actress | As the World Turns

Growing up in the steel mill city of Springfield, Massachusetts, living with her parents, and four brothers, being the youngest child and the only girl, her imagination became her best friend. During her teen years, She studied music and dance, ran track, played tennis and watched lots of movies. ...

40. Leonard Penn

Actor | Marie Antoinette

Leonard Penn was born on November 13, 1907 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Marie Antoinette (1938), Mysterious Island (1951) and The Adventures of Sir Galahad (1949). He was previously married to Gladys George. He died on May 20, 1975 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

41. Carmine Iannaccone

Actor | Slaughter High

Carmine Iannaccone was born on June 29, 1961 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Slaughter High (1986), Split Decisions (1988) and Moonlighting (1985).

42. Adam Starks

Writer | Snowpiercer

Having honed his writing craft at the Academy of Art University, Adam Starks moved to Los Angeles and began in the industry as a development intern at Starz before working his way up in the production department before landing his first staffing job on Netflix's On My Block in 2017. Since then, ...

43. Jeff Winkless

Actor | Look Who's Talking Now

Jeff Winkless was born on June 2, 1941 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Look Who's Talking Now (1993), Castle in the Sky (1986) and Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979). He died on June 26, 2006 in Evanston, Illinois, USA.

44. Jake Robbins

Actor | Tonight It's Me

Jake Robbins was born in Springfield Massachusetts. He received a degree in writing and acting in NY and later studied at the Stella Adler Acting Conservatory. Jake starred in the adaption of James Franco's Best Selling Grammy nominated novel, Actors Anonymous alongside Scott Haze (Child of God). ...

45. Geno McGahee

Producer | Sickle

Geno McGahee is a Massachusetts filmmaker responsible for Evil Awakening (2001), Rise of the Scarecrows (2003), Family Secret (2009), Scary Tales (2014), Lone Gunman (2013) Sickle and Scary Tales: Last Stop. McGahee has been behind the camera since the age of 12, filming skits with friends before ...

46. Shawn Thomas

Actor | Slew Hampshire

Born in Massachusetts, Shawn grew up between the suburbs of Boston and small towns of Cape Cod. He attended Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut where he played varsity football and earned a BA in Economics.

After helping one of his teammates with their film thesis, Shawn began taking ...

47. George Tomasini

Editor | North by Northwest

George Tomasini has been something of an unsung hero in the editing business. He was for several years under contract to Paramount, before joining Alfred Hitchcock to collaborate on nine projects, beginning with Rear Window (1954). This partnership was to span a ten-year period, ending in ...

48. Lee Kheel

Actress | Jersey Guy

Lee Kheel was born on October 24, 1918 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for Jersey Guy (2003) and Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993). She was previously married to Julian Kheel. She died on August 6, 2009 in Ithaca, New York, USA.

49. Paul Leder

Producer | Goin' to Chicago

Paul Leder was born on March 25, 1926 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. He was a producer and director, known for Goin' to Chicago (1990), The Eleventh Commandment (1986) and I'm Going to Be Famous (1983). He was previously married to Etyl Leder. He died on April 9, 1996 in Los Angeles, ...

50. Sean Doyle

Location Management | The Last of Us

Sean Doyle was born on October 17, 1972 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. He is a producer, known for The Last of Us (2023), Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022) and John Wick (2014).

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