Birth Place Matching "Fort Worth, Texas, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Gossip Girl
Leighton Marissa Meester was born in Fort Worth, Texas, to Constance Lynn (Haas) and Douglas Jay Meester. Although born in Texas, Meester spent her early years in Marco Island, Florida with her grandparents. There, she became involved with the local playhouse and made her stage debut in a ...
2. Bill Paxton
Actor | Aliens
Bill Paxton was born on May 17, 1955 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was the son of Mary Lou (Gray) and John Lane Paxton, a businessman and actor (as John Paxton). Bill moved to Los Angeles, California at age eighteen, where he found work in the film industry as a set dresser for Roger Corman's New World ...
3. Kate Capshaw
Actress | Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Kate Capshaw was born Kathleen Sue Nail in Fort Worth, Texas, to Beverley Sue (Simon), a beautician and travel agent, and Edwin Leon Nail, an airline employee. Capshaw worked as a teacher with an MA in Learning Disabilities. Her desire to be an actress led her to New York where she landed a role on...
Actress | Scream: The TV Series
Carlson Elizabeth Young is an American actress and filmmaker. She was born in Fort Worth, Texas, to Susan Young and Marshall Young, a geologist. She attended the University of Southern California, where she studied Creative Writing, before leaving to film the first season of Scream: The TV Series (...
6. Kim Matula
Actress | Fighting with My Family
Born in Fort Worth, Texas, Kim Matula has been acting since she was 12 years old and when she turned 15, she sent out her headshots and managed to land an agent. After graduating from high school, Matula studied film at the University of Texas at Arlington, but dropped out because her acting career...
Actress | Split
Betty Buckley, who has been called "The Voice of Broadway," is one of theater's most respected and legendary leading ladies. She is an actress/singer whose career spans theater, film, television and concert halls around the world. She is a 2012 Theatre Hall of Fame inductee and the 2017 recipient ...
8. George Eads
Actor | CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
A charismatic performer who spent years on television looking for his big break, actor George Eads finally became a television star portraying forensic investigator Nick Stokes on the hit procedural "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (CBS, 2000- ). Prior to that role, Eads eked out a living with ...
Actress | Arrow
Audrey Marie Anderson is an American actress, born in Texas on March the 7th, 1975. She has been in film and television since 2000, working with notable directors such as David Mamet, Lisa Cholodenko and Antoine Fuqua. She appears on the television series, Arrow (2012), as Lyla Michaels. She is ...
10. Larry Hagman
Actor | Dallas
The son of a legendary actress (Mary Martin) and a district attorney, Larry Martin Hagman was born on September 21, 1931 in Fort Worth, Texas. After his parents' divorce, he moved to Los Angeles, California to live with his grandmother. When he was 12, his grandmother died and he moved back to his ...
Actress | Nurse Betty
Born in Texas, Harriet Sansom Harris got involved in acting as a youngster. At seventeen, Harris was accepted at New York's famed Juilliard School. Upon graduation, Harris joined The Acting Company, a repertory group formed by the first alumni of John Houseman's Drama Division of The Juilliard ...
12. Wallace Langham
Actor | CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Wallace Langham was born on March 11, 1965 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), My Dinner with Hervé (2018) and Shameless (2011). He has been married to Melissa Voyagis since May 30, 2015. He was previously married to Karey Richard and ...
13. Jody Lawrance
Actress | All Ashore
The entrancing and exotic-eyed "B"-level leading lady Jody Lawrance, whose 1950's career was spotty at best, provided lovely diversion from the manly adventure movies she helped bring to the screen. Personal turmoil and studio conflicts, however, ultimately hurt her career and the remainder of her ...
14. Van Williams
Actor | The Green Hornet
You could shoehorn actor Van Williams right in there between the other tall, dark and drop-jaw gorgeous heartthrobs Tom Tryon and John Gavin of the late 1950s/early 1960s who conveyed a similar bland, heroic image. All three were too often given colorless heroes to play on film and/or TV -- roles ...
15. Martha Hyer
Actress | The Sons of Katie Elder
Martha Hyer was born on August 10, 1924 in Fort Worth, Texas. Once she finished her formal schooling, Martha played a bit role in 1946's The Locket (1946). Slowly, Martha began picking up roles with more and more substance. The best years for the beautiful actress began in 1954 when she played in ...
16. Hunter Tylo
Actress | Longshot
Born Deborah Jo Hunter in Fort Worth, the native Texan is an accomplished equestrian with a degree in pre-med from Fordham University in New York. She was a top fashion model in the seventies and eighties, and began her acting career in Dallas, Texas doing plays such as "Vanities", "The ...
17. Morgan Woodward
Actor | Cool Hand Luke
Craggy-faced, athletic veteran character actor who played hard-bitten or menacing types in numerous westerns and crime dramas. One of five brothers, Woodward grew up in Arlington, Texas. He had a keen interest in aviation early on and took flying lessons from 1941, getting his pilot's license and ...
18. Janet Gunn
Actress | Silk Stalkings
Over the years, Janet Gunn has become quite an American success story. After graduating from Boswell High School in Saginaw, Texas, where she was a cheerleader for four years and the Homecoming Queen, she has worked at a variety of jobs, including stints as a car saleswoman, a personal assistant, 6...
20. Fess Parker
Actor | The Great Locomotive Chase
A former college athlete at the University of Texas, Fess studied drama in the early fifties and debuted in Springfield Rifle (1952). He made only a handful of movies until he was signed by Walt Disney to star in the "Davy Crockett" series. When Walt was looking for an actor to play the part of ...
21. Patricia Blair
Actress | City of Fear
Actress Patricia Blair was born in Fort Worth, Texas but grew up in Dallas. She first entered the world of entertainment as a young teenage model, eventually represented by the Conover Agency. She apprenticed in summer stock before Warner Bros. discovered her for films after catching some alluring ...
22. Kelly Clarkson
Soundtrack | From Justin to Kelly
Kelly Brianne Clarkson was born in Fort Worth, Texas, to Jeanne Ann (Rose), a teacher of English, and Stephen Michael Clarkson, an engineer. She was the first winner of the series American Idol, in 2002. Kelly is also a strong believer in God. She has been married to Brandon Blackstock since ...
Actor | Airplane II: The Sequel
Richard Gilliland was born on January 23, 1950 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Richard Morris Gilliland. He is an actor, known for Airplane II: The Sequel (1982), Designing Women (1986) and CBS Summer Playhouse (1987). He has been married to Jean Smart since June 7, 1987. They have two children. He ...
Actor | Scrubs
Windell Middlebrooks was born on January 8, 1979 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Windell Dwain Middlebrooks Jr. He was an actor and writer, known for Scrubs (2001), Body of Proof (2011) and The Suite Life on Deck (2008). He died on March 9, 2015 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
25. Allie Gonino
Actress | The Lying Game
Allie Gonino was born in Fort Worth, Texas, and grew up in the small Dallas suburb of Heath. As the youngest of three half-siblings, Allie knew what she wanted out of life, very early on. The arts have always been a strong and varied passion for her, and at the ripe age of four, an unexpected ...
29. Norman Alden
Actor | Back to the Future
Born Norman Adelberg in 1924, he served in the Army during World War II. At the end of the conflict he had the opportunity to benefit from the GI Bill program meant to help returning soldiers to start or resume studying. That is how, while attending Texas Christian University, he discovered on the ...
30. Richard Rawlings
Producer | Welcome to Happiness
Richard Rawlings was born on March 30, 1969 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Richard Ray Rawlings. He is a producer and actor, known for Welcome to Happiness (2015), Shop Class and Fast N' Loud (2012). He was previously married to Suzanne Marie Mergele and Karen K. Grames.
31. Michelle Page
Actress | Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous
Born in Ft. Worth, Texas, Michelle Page began her career at a young age in professional theatre. Upon moving to Los Angeles, she first appeared with Sandra Bullock in Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous (2005). She also starred with Kathy Baker in the indie comedy/drama The Party Is Over (...
34. Amelia Kinkade
Actress | Night of the Demons
Amelia Kinkade was inducted into the horror movie Hall of Fame last year in San Antonio Texas at a film festival devoted entirely to her, celebrating her cult status as the first female monster in movie history. In addition to her starring roles in the Night of the Demons trilogy, Amelia starred on...
Actress | Wild at Heart
Charlie Lynn Spradling was born and raised in Forth Worth, Texas. Spradling began her show business career acting in plays in and around her home town for nine years after joining a local children's theater group. Charlie eventually left Texas and moved to Hollywood, Los Angeles, California in the ...
37. Rex Reed
Actor | Superman
Rex was born in Fort Worth, Texas, and grew up in Louisiana. He became one of the most prolific movie critics in the country, and for decades has written entertainment columns for The New York Observer.
In 1970, Rex made his movie debut, playing Myron in Myra Breckinridge (1970) - Myron was the ...
40. Tol Avery
Actor | G.E. True
Tol Avery was born on August 28, 1915 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Taliaferro Ware Avery. He was an actor, known for G.E. True (1962), Hawaiian Eye (1959) and Buchanan Rides Alone (1958). He was married to Yvonne Tanchuck. He died on August 27, 1973 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.
41. Dennis Moore
Actor | Raiders of Ghost City
A dark-haired, durably handsome and dependable cowboy actor equipped with a strong stance and taciturn seriousness both on and off camera, Dennis Moore was cast as both hero and villain in his three-decade-long career. A player in well over 200 "B"-level oaters and serials during the 1930s, 1940s ...
42. Judy Graubart
Actress | The Electric Company
Judy Graubart was born on October 5, 1943 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Esther Judith Graubart. She is an actress, known for The Electric Company (1971), Judy Berlin (1999) and Simon (1980). She has been married to Bob Dishy since 1986. They have two children.
Actress | Pitch Perfect 2
Kirstin Taylor Maldonado is best known for winning season 3 of NBC's The Sing-Off (2009), with her group, Pentatonix.
Her roots as a performer stem back to her early days as a musical theatre aficionado. Prior to moving to Los Angeles in 2011 after she attended the University of Oklahoma on a ...
45. David Mann
Actor | Meet the Browns
David Mann was born on August 7, 1966 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as David Anthony Mann. He is an actor and producer, known for Meet the Browns (2009), Meet the Browns (2008) and Madea Goes to Jail (2009). He has been married to Tamela J. Mann since June 9, 1988. They have four children.
Writer | The Talented Mr. Ripley
Patricia Highsmith was born on January 19, 1921 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Mary Patricia Plangman. She was a writer and actress, known for The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Strangers on a Train (1951) and The Two Faces of January (2014). She died on February 4, 1995 in Locarno, Switzerland.
Actor | Our Gang Follies of 1938
Eugene 'Porky' Lee was born on October 25, 1933 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Gordon Eugene Lee. He was an actor, known for Our Gang Follies of 1938 (1937), Fishy Tales (1937) and The Awful Tooth (1938). He died on October 16, 2005 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Actress | Slumber Party Massacre II
Gorgeously buxom and voluptuous brunette stunner Kimberly McArthur was born on September 16, 1962 in Fort Worth, Texas. The youngest of three children, McArthur and her siblings were raised by her mother after their parents divorced. Kimberly studied dance, song and dramatic art at a university in ...
49. Dru Mouser
Actress | Jane the Virgin
Actress Dru Mouser grew up in the country on a farm in Rainbow, Texas, the youngest of five siblings. Dru began doing Theatre after moving to Fort Worth when she was ten years old. After graduating High School with Honors, Dru attended Texas Tech University on a theatrical scholarship. By age 19, ...