Birth Place Matching "Madison, Wisconsin, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Get Out
Bradley Whitford's credits in film, television and theater include work with some of the most noted writers, directors and playwrights in the arts, and constitute a career worthy of a Juilliard-trained actor -- which he is. But stardom is something else altogether, and it remained elusive, at least...
Actress | The Notebook
Virginia Cathryn "Gena" Rowlands is an American film, stage, and television actress, whose career in the entertainment industry has spanned over six decades. A four-time Emmy and two-time Golden Globe winner, she is known for her collaborations with her late actor-director husband John Cassavetes ...
Actress | Sex Drive
1993 graduate of DeForest Area High School, in DeForest, Wisconsin. Attended the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, earning a bachelor degree of fine arts in 1997. From there, attended Rutgers University in New Jersey, earning a master of fine arts in 2001. After leaving Rutgers, headed to ...
4. Chris Farley
Actor | Tommy Boy
Christopher Crosby Farley was born on February 15, 1964, in Madison, Wisconsin, to Mary Anne (Crosby) and Thomas Farley, who owned an oil company. Among his siblings are actors Kevin P. Farley and John Farley. He was of Irish heritage. Farley studied theatre and communications on Marquette ...
6. Chris Noth
Actor | Sex and the City
Two-time Golden Globe nominee and SAG Award nominated actor Chris Noth stars on Season 3 FX's critically acclaimed drama Tyrant (2014) and has two independent films coming out this year.
On Tyrant (2014), Noth enters the show in its third season premiering in July, starring as Gen. William Cogswell,...
Actor | The Waterboy
Kevin Farley (accomplished actor, writer, director) has truly established himself as a comedic presence both on the big screen and television.
Kevin was born in Madison, Wisconsin, to Mary Anne (Crosby) and Thomas Farley, who owned an oil company. Among his siblings are actors John Farley and the ...
11. John Farley
Actor | Little Nicky
John is the youngest brother of Chris Farley. He grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, the son of Mary Anne (Crosby) and Thomas John Farley, who owned Scotch Oil Co. His older brother, Kevin P. Farley, also acts. Tom, the eldest of the boys, works in Madison as the head of the Chris Farley Foundation. His...
13. Sandra Nelson
Actress | Life as a House
Sandra Nelson was born on December 29, 1964 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. She is an actress, known for Life as a House (2001), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) and Enough (2002). She has been married to Charles Winkler since September 6, 1998. They have one child.
14. Imran Khan
Actor | Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na
Imran Khan was born on January 13, 1983 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as Imran Khan Pal. He is an actor and director, known for Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na (2008), I Hate Luv Storys (2010) and Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara! (2013). He has been married to Avantika Malik since January 10, 2011. They ...
15. John Tench
Actor | The Colony
John Tench was born in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A. and grew up in Canada, where he began working in Film and Theatre in Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. He started his career on stage in Toronto with Ken Gass at the legendary Factory Theatre Lab and quickly moved on to study and work in New York City, ...
17. Armani Jackson
Actor | Little Boxes
Armani has been grabbing the attention of major feature film directors in big budget feature films since the moment he began acting at only 6 years old. He continued to be in the mix for prominent roles in feature films over the next few years until he booked a lead role opposite Elijah Wood in the...
19. Tohoru Masamune
Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
An MIT grad, Masamune played "Shredder" in Michael Bay's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" (2014). He has had lead stage roles directed by Tony Award Winner Mary Zimmerman (Goodman Theatre) and Tony Award Winner Dan Sullivan (Williamstown Theatre Festival). He has worked with playwrights A.R. Gurney (...
21. Mary Sweeney
Producer | Mulholland Dr.
Mary Sweeney is a feature film director, producer, writer, and editor. She has a long history of creative collaboration with David Lynch, beginning with Blue Velvet in 1986. She edited Twin Peaks Television (1990), Twin Peaks Fire Walk With Me (1992), Hotel Room, HBO, (1993), Lost Highway (1996), ...
25. Willard Waterman
Actor | Auntie Mame
Willard Waterman was born on August 29, 1914 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as Willard Lewis Waterman. He was an actor, known for Auntie Mame (1958), The Apartment (1960) and Mystery Street (1950). He was married to Mary Anna Theleen. He died on February 2, 1995 in Burlingame, California, USA.
29. Mark Hengst
Actor | Chicago Fire
American actor Mark Hengst is known for roles on Chicago Fire (2015), Silicon Valley (2015) and CSI: NY (2014). Often cast in roles as edgy or with a dark side, Hengst has also proven his comedic range as well in roles on television, film and commercials.
Hengst was born in Wisconsin and raised in ...
30. Jeremy Beiler
Actor | Men in Black 3
Jeremy Beiler was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin. Although Making Revolution (2003) is his feature film debut, his true roots in screen acting come from "Free Love Forum," a sketch comedy show on a low-budget cable access station in Madison which he and his high school buddies did from 1997-...
34. Travis Richey
Actor | Pretty Little Liars
Travis Richey is an actor/writer living in Hollywood, CA. He has recently appeared on TV in FOX's Sons of Tucson, NBC's The Event, and Lifetime's Seriously Funny Kids. He is also recurring on ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" as Harold Crane, and on NBC's "Community" as Inspector Spacetime, a role...
35. John Hiestand
Actor | Rise and Shine
John Hiestand was born on January 16, 1907 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as John Hallam Hiestand. He was an actor, known for Rise and Shine (1941), One Step Beyond (1959) and The Glass Web (1953). He was married to Jeanne McGee and Jeane Wood. He died on February 5, 1987 in Newport Beach, California, ...
Actor | The Grand
Phil Hellmuth Jr. was born on July 16, 1964 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as Phillip J. Hellmuth Jr. He is an actor and writer, known for The Grand (2007), Lucky You (2007) and Touch (2012). He has been married to Katherine Sanborn since March 31, 1990. They have two children.
39. Nick Grinde
Director | Girls of the Road
Nick Grinde's career lasted from the late 1920s to the mid-'40s, but his heyday was the mid to late 1930s. Grinde was one of the journeyman directors (such as Lesley Selander, George Sherman, Lew Landers, etc.) who made the "B" pictures that everybody enjoyed at a Saturday matinée, but whose name ...
40. Eliott Keener
Actor | Angel Heart
Trained for the theater at University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point (BA) and University of New Orleans (MFA). He studied at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and Royal Shakespear Company in England, UK. He studied Juggling and Clown Makeup at Ringlilng Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus. He owned The ...
41. Frances Chewning
Actress | The Mimi & Flo Show
Frances Chewning is an actor/writer best known for her pioneering comedy web series The Mimi & Flo Show, which has over 2.5 million views.
Frances is a graduate of Harvard University with an MFA from the Institute for Advanced Theatre Training (a joint program between the Moscow Art Theatre School ...
42. Dan Mirvish
Director | Bernard and Huey
A co-founder of the upstart Slamdance Film Festival, Dan Mirvish is also an active director, screenwriter and producer. Labeled a "cheerful subversive" by The New York Times, and "Hollywood's Bad Boy" by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Mirvish has been named as one of Variety's Top 50 Creatives to ...
43. Ed Morgan
Actor | Wag the Dog
Ed Morgan was born on December 31, 1926 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as Edwin T. Morgan. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Wag the Dog (1997), For Love of the Game (1999) and You Light Up My Life (1977). He was married to Betsy Musick Morgan. He died on January 27, 2013 in Toluca Lake...
46. Thornton Wilder
Writer | Shadow of a Doubt
Thornton Niven Wilder was the second of five children in the family of a newspaper editor and a U.S. diplomat, Amos Parker Wilder, and Isabella Niven Wilder. He spent part of his childhood with his father, who was a Consul General in Hong Kong and China between 1906 and 1914. Wilder finished high ...
49. Greg Graffin
Soundtrack | Clerks
Gregory Walter Graffin III was born in Madison, Wisconsin on November 6, 1964, raised by his parents Walter and Marcella. Before moving to Racine, Wisconsin his parents spent some years in Evanston, Illinois. When Greg's parents divorced when he was seven years old, he moved to Milwaukee along with...
50. Noah Applebaum
Actor | Captain Risky's Ski Jump Driving
Noah Applebaum is a filmmaker/actor from Oxford, Ohio. He is well known for his prolific commercial work on camera, acting in dozens of national and international advertisements including several spokesperson roles, most notably the lovable, lunatic daredevil Captain Risky. Noah is also an ...