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


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1. Embeth Davidtz

Actress | Bicentennial Man

Embeth Davidtz was born on August 11, 1965 in Lafayette, Indiana. She is known for her role as Miss Honey in the film Matilda (1996).

Her parents, Jean and John Davidtz, were South Africans, with Dutch, English, and French ancestry. The family moved to Trenton, New Jersey, before returning to her ...

2. Sydney Pollack

Director | Tootsie

Sydney Pollack was an Academy Award-winning director, producer, actor, writer and public figure, who directed and produced over 40 films.

Sydney Irwin Pollack was born July 1, 1934 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA, to Rebecca (Miller), a homemaker, and David Pollack, a professional boxer turned pharmacist...

3. Claudia Lee

Actress | Kick-Ass 2

Claudia Lee was born Claudia Lee Mirkowski June 20, 1996 in West Lafayette, Indiana, the second child of a Polish-American immigrant father and an American-born mother. As a little girl watching TV, she dreamed of being an actress, and loved performing around the house. She began studying dance ...

4. Anissa Jones

Actress | To Rome with Love

Anissa Jones was born on March 11, 1958 in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA as Mary Anissa Jones. She was an actress, known for To Rome with Love (1969), Family Affair (1966) and The Trouble with Girls (1969). She died on August 28, 1976 in Oceanside, California, USA.

5. Axl Rose

Soundtrack | Body of Lies

Born and raised in Lafayette, Indiana, W. Axl Rose is the pure embodiment of decadent late 1980s rockerdom. Brash, slightly misogynistic and notoriously wild, Rose grew up in a maniacally dysfunctional household - molested by his own father at age two; beaten by his abusive stepfather.

When Axl was ...

6. Tammy Lynn Michaels

Actress | Popular

Tammy Lynn Michaels was raised in Lafayette, Indiana, graduating from Lafayette Jefferson High School. She grew up with a keen interest and physical gift in the athletic arena. Later Tammy's interests grew from the sports arena, to include the theatrical arena as well, even performing leads in ...

7. Louise Fazenda

Actress | The Bat

When top silent screen comedienne Mabel Normand would gripe to Mack Sennett about making classier films, Sennett's retort would always be, "I'll send for Fazenda." This gawky, highly popular slapstick funny girl put in her time first in two-reelers and Universal's Joker Comedies from 1913 on, but ...

8. Izzy Stradlin

Soundtrack | Terminator Salvation

Izzy Stradlin was born on April 8, 1962 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA as Jeffrey Dean Isbell. Izzy was born in the same town as Axl Rose, and later joined the band, Guns and Roses. His notoriety as the rhythm guitarist and song writer for that band, got him a small role in the Dead Pool (1988) with ...

9. Henry Stram

Actor | Sleepers

Henry Stram was born on September 10, 1954 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA. He is an actor, known for Sleepers (1996), The Grey Zone (2001) and Regarding Henry (1991).

10. Victor Potel

Actor | The Miracle of Morgan's Creek

Victor Potel was born in Lafayette, Indiana, in 1889. His first film was in 1910, for Essanay Film Manufacturing Company in Chicago. Potel worked for Essanay in most of the Broncho Billy series, as well as playing a character called "Slippery Sam" in almost 80 movies as well as Universal Pictures' ...

11. Sean Kenin

Actor | Family Guy

Sean Kenin (born Sean Elias-Reyes) is an American Film and Television actor. As a voice actor he specializes in voice matching and impersonating celebrities. He has voice matched notable celebrities as Billie Crystal, Tom Cruise, half the cast of The Princess Bride in a game on the 20th anniversary...

12. Stephanie Hill

Actress | Rattlesnake

Stephanie Ann Hill was born in West Lafayette, Indiana, the only child to Luella Hill (Burton), a homemaker, and John Evans Hill (1945-2015), a tabletop war-game designer and military analyst for the US Government. Her mother's family grew up on a farm with a strict Protestant up-bring. Her father ...

13. Melinda McDowell

Actress | Thundercrack!

Melinda McDowell was born on January 16, 1952 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA. She is an actress.

14. Jeremy Camp

Music Department | Lost Boy

Jeremy Camp was born on January 12, 1978 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA. He is known for his work on Lost Boy (2009), Tyler's Ride (2008) and Jeremy Camp: I Still Believe (2009). He has been married to Adrienne Camp since December 15, 2003. They have three children. He was previously married to Melissa...

15. John Korty

Director | The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

John Korty was born on June 22, 1936 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA. He is known for his work on The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974), Farewell to Manzanar (1976) and Who Are the DeBolts? [And Where Did They Get 19 Kids?] (1977).

16. Curt McDowell

Director | Thundercrack!

Curt McDowell, born on January 9, 1945, Lafayette, Indiana, USA as Curtis A. McDowell. He was a director, writer, actor and artist in underground cinema. In the mid sixties he moved to San Francisco to study painting at the S.F. Art Institute, but he soon became interested in filmmaking and ...

17. Shannon Hoon

Soundtrack | Without a Paddle

Shannon Hoon was born on September 26, 1967 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA as Richard Shannon Hoon. He was married to Lisa Crouse. He died on October 21, 1995 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

18. Caige Coulter

Actress | Highston

Caige Coulter was born in Lafayette, Indiana. She spent her early years in Colorado, where she decided at the age of 5 she wanted to pursue acting. After a successful start in Colorado, she wanted more. Her parents decided to give her the best opportunity and move to Los Angeles. After a few weeks,...

19. Douglas Scott Sorenson

Actor | Carol

Douglas Scott Sorenson (born Douglas Terry) was raised the quaint college town of Lafayette, IN. Upon graduating from Jefferson High School, he moved to New York City to attend the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. He left AMDA after completing his first year to study at HB Studios and The ...

20. Eric Allen Smith

Actor | Diminuendo

Eric Allen Smith was born on January 27, 1987 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA. He is an actor, known for Diminuendo (2018) and Shared Rooms (2016).

21. Troy Jones

Actor | Criminal Minds

Troy Jones was born in Lafayette, Indiana, USA. He is an actor, known for Criminal Minds (2005), Abraham's Boys (2009) and Fatal Acquittal (2014).

22. Jon K. Farless

Actor | The Replacements

Jon K. Farless was born on March 20, 1964 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Replacements (2000), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) and The Book of Ten Years (2017).

23. Cleve Jones

Actor | Milk

Cleve Jones was born on October 10, 1954 in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. He is known for his work on Milk (2008), When We Rise (2017) and 8 (2012).

24. Larry McNeeley

Actor | The Waltons

Larry McNeeley was born on January 3, 1948 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA. He is an actor, known for The Waltons (1971), The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour (1969) and The Porter Wagoner Show (1961).

25. Richard Barbee

Actor | Her Great Price

Richard Barbee was born on March 30, 1885 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Her Great Price (1916), Wednesday's Child (1934) and To Mary - with Love (1936). He died on October 26, 1965 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

26. Thomas Moffett

Writer | Shrink

Thomas Moffett was born on June 24, 1978 in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Shrink (2009), An Actor Prepares (2018) and The Last International Playboy (2008).

27. Adam Vanderwielen

Actor | The Michael Jackson Trial

Born and raised in Indiana, Adam is the son of Larry and Lynne Vanderwielen and is the youngest of six children. He discovered the world of acting at the age of seven in "The Sound of Music." Adam continued to perform in live theater and was very involved in athletics throughout his school years. ...

28. Tom Brown

Actor | Lime Kiln Club Field Day

A veteran actor, comedian, minstrel and musician, Tom Brown started in show business as a member of a number of traveling minstrel shows starting in the mid-1880s. He developed his impersonations of various ethnic group, soon being known for his Chinese impersonations, although he was able to do ...

29. Cyrus Ahanchian

Producer | Pro Athlete Workout: Fitness Insider Tips

Cyrus Ahanchian was born on June 26, 1976 in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA as Amir Cyrus Ahanchian. He is a producer and writer, known for Pro Athlete Workout: Fitness Insider Tips (2011), Love Cures Cancer: Take a Chance on Love II (2011) and Love Cures Cancer: Take a Chance on Love (2009).

30. Jon Truei

Writer | Gamer's Generation

Jon Truei was born on June 6, 1990 in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Gamer's Generation (2016) and Secondary Education (2013).

31. Bob Friend

Self | 1960 World Series

Bob Friend was born on November 24, 1930 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA as Robert Bartmess Friend. He was married to Patricia Koval. He died on February 3, 2019 in O'Hara Township, Pennsylvania, USA.

33. Gregory Alexander Foltynowicz

Art Department | The Courier

Gregory Alexander Foltynowicz is a student director, writer and editor attending Colorado Film School. For the past six years, he has had the opportunity to participate in creating powerful and emotionally-connected stories with many colleagues at school and professional filmmakers in Park City, ...

34. Julie Carpenter

Actress | Personal Sergeant

Julie Carpenter was born in Lafayette, Indiana, USA. She is an actress, known for Personal Sergeant (2004) and Guiding Light (1952). She has been married to Peter Sylvester since February 2, 1997.

35. Nicholas Cochran

Sound Department | Criminal

Nicholas was born and raised in Lafayette, Indiana. He was heavily involved in live theatre sound and FOH mixing throughout high school and college. He studied sound design at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2011, Nicholas has worked in different roles through...

36. Bobbie Wygant

Self | Teen a Go Go: A Little Film About Rock and Roll History

Bobbie Wygant was born on November 22, 1926 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA as Roberta Frances Connolly. She was previously married to Phil Wygant.

37. Churchill Ross

Actor | College Humor

Churchill Ross was born on January 29, 1901 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA as Edward Ross Weigle. He was an actor and writer, known for College Humor (1933), The Collegians (1926) and The Last Lap (1926). He died on May 23, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

38. Douglas Hodges

Writer | The Invisible Ray

He was an attorney, author and entertainment writer for Variety. In his latter years he purchased the Walker Collection Agency located in the Ocean Center Bldg. in Long Beach, California. He and his wife maintained a successful business until his death, whereupon Nita Brown Hodges took over the ...

39. G.T. Fleming-Roberts

Writer | Find the Blackmailer

G.T. Fleming-Roberts was born in Lafayette, Indiana, in 1910, as George Thomas Roberts. His father was a veterinary surgeon who taught at Indiana's Purdue University, and Roberts (nicknamed "Tommy") intended to follow in his father's footsteps. He graduated college and applied for a teaching ...

40. Eric Bruntlett

Self | 2004 National League Championship Series

Eric Bruntlett was born on March 29, 1978 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA as Eric Kevin Bruntlett. He has been married to Eden since November 2004. They have one child.

41. Brian Lamb

Producer | Students and Leaders

Brian Lamb was born on October 9, 1941 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA as Brian Patrick Lamb. He is a writer and producer, known for Students and Leaders (1981), Booknotes (1989) and Q&A with Janet Tavakoli (2009).

42. Paul Wilstach

Writer | What Happened at 22

Wrote books about Washington's Mount Vernon, Jefferson's Monticello and the Potomac and Hudson Rivers.

43. Hayley Beck

Casting Department | Captive State

Hayley Beck was born on December 20, 1993 in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. She is known for her work on Captive State (2019), Kickboxer: Vengeance (2016) and I Was Murdered (2013).

44. Gene Kidwell

Actor | The Emperor's New Clothes

Gene Kidwell was born on October 14, 1946 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA. He is an actor, known for The Emperor's New Clothes (1967).

48. Franklin Lewis

The Kid from Cleveland

Franklin Lewis was born on January 18, 1904 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA as Franklin Allan Lewis. He was an actor, known for The Kid from Cleveland (1949). He was married to Helen Virginia Palmer. He died on March 12, 1958 in Tucson, Arizona, USA.

50. William Ingersoll

Actor | Partners of the Night

William Ingersoll was born on October 9, 1860 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA as William Sylvester Ingersoll. He was an actor, known for Partners of the Night (1920), Whipsaw (1935) and Mary Burns, Fugitive (1935). He was married to Margaretta Evelyn Shaw. He died on May 7, 1936 in Los Angeles, ...


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