Birth Place Matching "Butte, Montana, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | The Big Bluff
Rosemarie Bowe frequently turned heads with her flashing turquoise eyes, sultry mane of black hair and sparkling personality. Effortlessly diverting attention from the scenic location spots of her mid-'50s film adventures and dramas, her stroll before the cameras was short--it was over within a few...
2. Martha Raye
Actress | McMillan & Wife
Known as "The Big Mouth" and considered the female equivalent to Bob Hope, Martha Raye was an American icon in her own right.
She was born Margy Reed in Butte, Montana, to Maybelle Hazel (Hooper) and Peter Reed, Jr., vaudeville performers. She had Irish, German, and English ancestry. Raye made her ...
4. Jean Parker
Actress | The Gunfighter
Jean Parker was born Lois Mae Green in 1915. Her father was Lewis Green, a gunsmith and hunter, and her mother was Pearl Melvina Burch (later known professionally as Mildred Brenner), one of 18 children of a pioneer family that came to Montana from Missouri and Iowa. Jean's maternal grandfather was...
5. Evel Knievel
Actor | The Bionic Woman
Evel Knievel was born on October 17, 1938 in Butte, Montana, USA as Robert Craig Knievel. He is known for his work on The Bionic Woman (1976), Viva Knievel! (1977) and ABC's Wide World of Sports (1961). He was married to Krystal Kennedy-Knievel and Linda Knievel. He died on November 30, 2007 in ...
7. Josip Elic
Actor | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Josip Elic was born on March 10, 1921 in Butte, Montana, USA as Jr. Joseph Elich. He was an actor, known for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), Black Rain (1989) and The Producers (1967). He died on October 21, 2019 in River Edge, New Jersey, USA.
8. Kirby Grant
Actor | Gunman's Code
As a child, Kirby received a scholarship to the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago. Kirby won the scholarship as a violinist and singer, but he also dabbled as a sculptor. He would play a violinist in the film, I Dream Too Much (1935), which starred Henry Fonda. While his movie career was ...
Actor | Is That Nice?
Ethan Laidlaw was born on November 25, 1899 in Butte, Montana, USA as Ethan Allen Laidlaw. He was an actor, known for Is That Nice? (1926), Racing Romance (1926) and Crack o' Dawn (1925). He was married to Mabelle Anne Ward and Mildred A. Carter. He died on May 25, 1963 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, ...
10. Andrea Leeds
Actress | Stage Door
She made only a handful of films within a span of four years (1936-1940), but gentle, soulful-eyed Andrea Leeds touched hearts with those few, culminating in an Oscar-nomination for Best Supporting Actress as the sensitive, aspiring young actress who doesn't survive the school of hard knocks in the...
11. Kathlyn Williams
Actress | The Rosary
Pioneer silver screen star Kathlyn Williams is primarily known as the spry blonde of the very first Hollywood cliffhanger, The Adventures of Kathlyn (1913), in which her real first name was used in the title. This accomplishment has resulted in many reference works mistakenly referring to her as an...
14. Don Griffith
Animation Department | Mary Poppins
Don was born on February 3, 1918 in Butte, Montana and moved with his mother and brother and sisters to Hollywood when he was a young boy after his father died. His mother ran a boarding house in Hollywood. When he was 19 he got a job at Disney Studios on Hyperion Street in Los Angeles as an inker....
21. Donna Lee
Actress | The Body Snatcher
A child musical prodigy, Donna Lee O'Leary, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John O'Leary of 605 West Mercury Street in Butte, Montana, was the subject of considerable favorable comment In southern California's musical circles. At age five, she had signed a five-picture contract with Republic Studios. ...
22. Sue Barton
Actress | Nashville
Sue Barton was born on November 26, 1938 in Butte, Montana, USA. She is known for her work on Nashville (1975), Bisexual (1975) and Thank God It's Friday (1978). She was married to Richard Gregson and Billy Kirkland. She died on January 5, 2018 in Pacific Grove, California, USA.
33. Stan McKay
Actor | The Man from Snowy River
Stan McKay was born on March 23, 1917 in Butte, Montana, USA as Stanley Rudolph McKay. He is known for his work on The Man from Snowy River (1982) and Jingle All the Way 2 (2014). He was married to Elva Coleen Loftis. He died on February 16, 1999 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.