Birth Place Matching "Gary, Indiana, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Michael Jackson

Soundtrack | Michael Jackson: Thriller

Michael Joseph Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana, and entertained audiences nearly his entire life. His father, Joe Jackson (no relation to Joe Jackson, also a musician), had been a guitarist, but was forced to give up his musical ambitions following his marriage to Michael's ...

2. Fred Williamson

Actor | From Dusk Till Dawn

Former Oakland Raiders/Kansas City Chiefs football star who rose to prominence as one of the first African-American male action stars of the "blaxploitation" genre of the early 1970s, who has since gone on to a long and illustrious career as an actor, director, writer, and producer! Burly, yet ...

3. Polly Draper

Writer | The Naked Brothers Band

Polly Carey Draper is an award-winning actress, writer, producer, and director. She was born on June 15, 1955 in Gary, Indiana, USA, to Phyllis (Culbertson), a Peace Corps administrator, and William Henry Draper III, who headed the United Nations Development Programme. She is most known for her ...

4. Janet Jackson

Soundtrack | Poetic Justice

Janet Damita Jo Jackson was born on May 16, 1966 in Gary, Indiana, to Katherine Jackson (née Katherine Esther Scruse) and Joe Jackson, a musician. She is the youngest of ten children. After her birth, her brothers formed a band later called The Jackson 5. She lived at home with her sisters, while ...

5. Art LaFleur

Actor | The Sandlot

Character actor Art LaFleur was born on September 9, 1943 in Gary, Indiana. LaFleur worked extensively in sales as well as in both the saloon and restaurant business prior to deciding at age 31 in 1975 to move from Chicago, Illinois to Los Angeles, California in order to pursue a career in film. ...

6. Alex Karras

Actor | Blazing Saddles

Alex Karras was born on July 15, 1935 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Alexander George Karras. He was an actor and producer, known for Blazing Saddles (1974), Victor Victoria (1982) and Porky's (1981). He was married to Susan Clark and Ivalyn Joan Jurgensen. He died on October 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, ...

7. Ernest Thomas

Actor | What's Happening!!

Ernest Lee Thomas was born in an economically-low neighborhood in Gary, Indiana. Thomas's attempt to become a successful person was to move to New York and become a Broadway actor. He made his professional debut as as a Broadway actor appearing in the 1974 revival production of Love For Love, also ...

8. William Marshall

Actor | Maverick

Dynamic African American leading man and characters actor William Marshall trained in Grand Opera, Broadway and Shakespeare. In films from the 50s and 60s including: Lydia Bailey (1952), Something of Value (1957), To Trap a Spy (1964) and finally known for being in The Boston Strangler (1968) with ...

9. La Toya Jackson

Actress | Counterstrike

La Toya Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana, USA as La Toya Yvonne Jackson. As a member of the famous Jackson family, though she was the most outspoken, she has lived in her sister Janet's and brother Michael's shadow. She is a producer, known for Playboy Celebrity Centerfold: La Toya Jackson (1994),...

10. Helene Stanley

Actress | Bandit King of Texas

Dolores Diane (her first stage name) made her film debut at age 14 in Girls' Town (1942), a "B" picture from low-rent PRC, then played a series of juvenile roles at Universal in 1943-45 (sometimes as part of a teen dancing group known as The Jivin' Jacks and Jills). She worked at MGM (where her ...

11. Karen McDougal

Actress | The Arena

Strikingly tall (5'8"), shapely, and statuesque brunette knockout Karen McDougal was born on March 23, 1971 in Merrillville, Indiana. She's of mixed Irish and Cherokee Indian descent. Karen has three older brothers and one younger sister. McDougal's mother remarried when she was nine and moved the ...

12. Frank Borman

Self | Horizon

Frank Borman was born on March 14, 1928 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Frank Frederick Borman II. He is known for his work on Horizon (1964), When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (2008) and Moon Machines (2008). He has been married to Susan Bugbee since 1950. They have two children.

13. Charlene Polite

Actress | Star Trek

Born in Ohio, Charlene graduated from Youngstown University, in the mid-1960s, where she married her first husband, poet Frank Polite. Following graduation, she acted in regional theater, including the Pittsburgh (PA) Playhouse, where she had a post-graduate scholarship. Later, she moved to San ...

14. Karen Fairchild

Soundtrack | Forever My Girl

Karen Fairchild was born on September 28, 1969 in Gary, Indiana, USA. She has been married to Jimi Westbrook since May 31, 2006. They have one child.

15. William L. Johnson

Actor | Crossover

William L Johnson is one of the most talented actors in Hollywood. Originally from the mid west and he is making his presents felt. A tall, handsome, and versatile American actor, he is best remembered playing the role of E-Bone in Blue Hill Avenue, The Mannsfield 12 , Doing Hard Time and Nothing ...

16. Victor Varnado

Actor | End of Days

Victor Varnado grew up in Huntsville, Alabama, later moving to Minneapolis, where he worked with the local improvisation troupes ComedySportz MN, The Bad Mamma Jammas and several regional theater companies, before landing his first role in the Big River Productions film Full Moon Rising (1996), ...

17. Jermaine Jackson

Soundtrack | Beverly Hills Cop II

Jermaine Jackson was born on December 11, 1954 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Jermaine LaJuane Jackson. He has been married to Halima Rashid since August 11, 2004. He was previously married to Alejandra Genevieve Oiaza and Hazel Gordy.

18. Geoff Falk

Actor | Lone Star Justice

Geoff Falk was born on March 31, 1962 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Geoffrey Alan Falk. He is known for his work on Lone Star Justice (2019), JL Family Ranch 2 (2020) and Sun Records (2017). He has been married to Jan Falk since October 5, 1989. They have one child.

19. Bianca Taylor

Actress | Grey's Anatomy

Bianca Taylor was born on February 11, 1955 in Gary, Indiana, USA. She is an actress, known for Grey's Anatomy (2005), True Detective (2014) and The Buddy System (1984). She was previously married to Meshach Taylor.

20. Jeff Olan

Casting Department | Taxi

Jeff Olan was born in Gary, Indiana, on July 30, 1961, to Sol & Estelle Olan. He graduated from Munster High School in Munster, Indiana, and attended college at Indiana University NW in Gary, Indiana, studying drama and communications. Since 1980, he has been involved extensively in a multitude of ...

21. Randy Jackson

Soundtrack | This Is 40

Randy Jackson was born on October 31, 1961 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Steven Randall Jackson. He was previously married to Alejandra Genevieve Oaiaza and Eliza Shaffy.

22. Sydney 'Big Dawg' Colston

Actor | Fight Club

Sydney 'Big Dawg' Colston was born on May 4, 1970 in Gary, Indiana, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Fight Club (1999), Behind the Groove (2019) and Supreme Partners Live.

23. Michael McCormick

Actor | The Producers

Michael McCormick was born on July 24, 1951 in Gary, Indiana, USA. He is an actor, known for The Producers (2005), Let's Be Cops (2014) and Great Performances (1971).

24. Tommy Puett

Actor | Life Goes On

Tommy Puett was born on January 12, 1971 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Ralph Thomas Puett III. He is an actor, known for Life Goes On (1989), Switchback (1997) and The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989).

25. Claire Malis

Actress | Simon & Simon

Claire Malis was born on February 17, 1943 in Gary, Indiana, USA. She was an actress, known for Simon & Simon (1981), One Life to Live (1968) and The Incredible Hulk (1978). She was married to Thomas Callaway. She died on August 24, 2012 in Duarte, California, USA.

26. Ralph McQuarrie

Art Department | Cocoon

Ralph McQuarrie was born on June 13, 1929 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Ralph Angus McQuarrie. He is known for his work on Cocoon (1985), Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). He was married to Joan Benjamin. He died on March 3, 2012 in ...

27. Byron Gilliam

Playboy After Dark

Byron Gilliam was born on November 3, 1940 in Gary, Indiana, USA. He is known for his work on Playboy After Dark (1969) and Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967). He died on November 22, 1990 in Wisconsin, USA.

28. John Daniels

Actor | Black Shampoo

John Daniels was born and raised in Gary, Indiana. He attended Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. John began his show business career as a songwriter at Capitol Records. Daniels then launched his own magazine called "Elegant." Moreover, John was the executive director of the Black Economic...

29. Marlon Jackson

Actor | Nell

Marlon Jackson was born on March 12, 1957 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Marlon David Jackson. He is an actor, known for Nell (1994), Cronies (2015) and Student Confidential (1987). He has been married to Carol Parker since August 16, 1975. They have three children.

30. Jackie Jackson

Soundtrack | The Running Man

Jackie Jackson was born on May 4, 1951 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Sigmund Esco Jackson. He has been married to Emily Besselink since 2012. They have two children. He was previously married to Victoria Triggs and Enid Adren.

31. Sharmell Sullivan-Huffman

Self | WWE Hall of Fame

Sharmell Sullivan-Huffman was born on November 2, 1970 in Gary, Indiana, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for WWE Hall of Fame (2017), WCW Monday Nitro (1995) and TNA iMPACT! Wrestling (2004). She has been married to Booker Huffman since February 5, 2005.

32. Tito Jackson

Soundtrack | An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn

Tito Jackson was born on October 15, 1953 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Toriano Adaryll Jackson. He was previously married to Delores V. Martes.

33. Deniece Williams

Soundtrack | Collision Course

Deniece Williams was born on June 3, 1950 in Gary, Indiana, USA as June Deniece Chandler. She is known for her work on Collision Course (1989), The Hunting of the Snark (1987) and Footloose (1984).

34. Rebbie Jackson

Soundtrack | Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home

Rebbie Jackson was born on May 29, 1950 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Maureen Reilette Jackson. She is an actress, known for Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (1995), Rebbie Jackson: Plaything (1988) and Rebbie Jackson & Robin Zander: You Send the Rain Away (1986). She was previously married to ...

35. Gaetano Jones

Actor | 3-Day Weekend

Gaetano Jones was born on October 27, 1972 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Gaetano Rocco Marcus Schiralli. He is an actor, known for 3-Day Weekend (2008), The Far Flung Star (2013) and Big Gay Love (2013).

36. Albert Fields

Soundtrack | Feast

Albert Fields was born on March 3, 1975 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Albert Jeune-Pierre Fields. He is an actor and cinematographer, known for Feast (2005), Vice Versa (1988) and Blossom (1990).

37. Paul Prokop

Actor | The Wild Wild West

Paul Prokop was born on July 28, 1938 in Gary, Indiana, USA. He was an actor, known for The Wild Wild West (1965), The Born Losers (1967) and Mannix (1967). He died on September 4, 1980 in San Jose, California, USA.

38. James Manis

Actor | Defending Your Life

James Manis was born on April 18, 1939 in Gary, Indiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Defending Your Life (1991), Fame (1980) and Going in Style (1979). He died on January 3, 2013 in Long Beach, California, USA.

39. Tab Baker

Actor | Stranger Than Fiction

Tab Baker was born on November 15, 1959 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Terrence Alonzo Wilkins. He was an actor, known for Stranger Than Fiction (2006), Save the Last Dance (2001) and Just Visiting (2001). He died on August 9, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

40. Sam Hulick

Composer | Mass Effect 3

Sam Hulick is a Los Angeles based, BAFTA nominated and NBC News award winning composer for film, television and interactive media, best known for creating the signature music for BioWare's blockbuster sci-fi franchise Mass Effect as well as original music for the fantasy role playing games Baldur's...

41. Kym Mazelle

Soundtrack | Romeo + Juliet

Kym is a soul singer from the U.S.A. She started her career in the mid 1980s. She is known for her 1996 cover version of "Young Hearts Run Free" which featured in the film Romeo + Juliet (1996) starring Leonardo DiCaprio. She was also featured vocalist with the group Soul II Soul on their 1990 hit ...

42. Judy Lynne

Actress | Number 96

Judy Lynne was born on July 22, 1943 in Gary, Indiana, USA. She is an actress, known for Number 96 (1972), The Young Doctors (1976) and Spyforce (1971).

43. Barney Liddell

Self | Lawrence Welk: Milestones & Memories - A Musical Family Reunion

Barney Liddell was born on August 12, 1921 in Gary, Indiana, USA. He is known for his work on Lawrence Welk: Milestones & Memories - A Musical Family Reunion (2001) and The Lawrence Welk Show (1955). He was married to Elaine Liddell. He died on May 5, 2003 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

44. Ralph Littlefield

Actor | The Ape Man

Ralph Littlefield was born in Gary Indiana in 1902. His father Charles, his mother and 4 sisters moved to Seattle Washington when he was a young man. In his young adult years Ralph worked in his father's medical office in Seattle, and graduated from the University of Washington before pursuing his ...

45. Kyle Ross

Actor | Tag

Kyle Ross was born on November 3, 1975 in Gary, Indiana, USA. He is an actor, known for Tag (2007), The Soundtrack to My Life (2010) and Witherfall (2012).

46. Steven Essani

Producer | Baseball's Last Hero: 21 Clemente Stories

Steven Essani was born on July 7, 1974 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Stephen Rocky Essany. He is an actor and producer, known for Baseball's Last Hero: 21 Clemente Stories (2013). He has been married to Denise since July 1997.

47. Brian Blair

Actor | Silent Times

Brian Blair was born on January 12, 1954 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Brian Leslie Blair. He is an actor and producer, known for Silent Times (2018), Killer Bees Society and Lolipop Gang (2019). He has been married to Toni Sabella since July 12, 1986. They have two children. He was previously married ...

48. David Eaton

Actor | Star Trek: The Mirror Frontier

David Wayne Eaton was born June 15, 1961 to Marion and Mary Eaton in Gary Indiana. David was raised in a blue collar home where he learned the values of a strong work ethic and Christianity. David graduated from Purdue University Calumet in 1985 and has been an IT professional ever since. David ...

49. Dan Plesac

Self | Monday Night Baseball

Dan Plesac was born on February 4, 1962 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Daniel Thomas Plesac.

50. Joseph Stiglitz

Self | Der große Ausverkauf

Joseph Stiglitz was born on February 9, 1943 in Gary, Indiana, USA.


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