Birth Place Matching "Madison, Wisconsin, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Bradley Whitford

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...

2. Gena Rowlands

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 ...

3. Andrea Anders

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 ...

5. Tyne Daly

Actress | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Tyne Daly was born on February 21, 1946 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as Ellen Tyne Daly. She is an actress, known for Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Judging Amy (1999) and Cagney & Lacey (1981). She was previously married to Georg Stanford Brown.

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,...

7. Kevin P. Farley

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 ...

8. Rob Marshall

Director | Chicago

Rob Marshall was born on October 17, 1960 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. He is known for his work on Chicago (2002), Mary Poppins Returns (2018) and Into the Woods (2014).

9. Michael Cole

Actor | It

Michael Cole was born on July 3, 1945 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. He is an actor, known for It (1990), Mr. Brooks (2007) and Police Story (1973). He has been married to Shelley Funes since 1996. He was previously married to Paula Kelly Jr.

10. Nick Eversman

Actor | The Duff

Nick Eversman was born on February 15, 1986 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. He is an actor, known for The Duff (2015), Wild (2014) and Once Upon a Time (2011).

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...

12. Bruce Wagner

Writer | Maps to the Stars

Bruce Wagner was born on March 20, 1954 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as Bruce Alan Wagner. He is a writer and producer, known for Maps to the Stars (2014), Wild Palms (1993) and A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987).

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, ...

16. J.D. Walsh

Actor | Tremors

J.D. Walsh was born on December 24, 1973 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as John Walsh. He is an actor and producer, known for Tremors (2003), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) and Bad Boys II (2003).

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...

18. Ian Nelson

Actor | Dakota Skye

Ian Nelson was born on September 5, 1982 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as Ian P. Nelson. He is an actor and producer, known for Dakota Skye (2008), Bratz (2007) and Keith (2008). He has been married to Skyler Day since September 30, 2017.

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 (...

20. Chris Tallman

Actor | Time Belt

Chris Tallman was born on September 22, 1970 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Time Belt (2003), Computerman (2003) and Rescue Dawn (2006). He has been married to Sarah Stanard since October 28, 2006.

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), ...

22. Michael Brandt

Writer | The Double

Michael Brandt was born on October 1, 1968 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Double (2011), Chicago P.D. (2014) and Wanted (2008).

23. Chris Kennedy

Actor | The Book and the Rose

Chris Kennedy was born on October 11, 1971 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Book and the Rose (2001), Be My Baby (2007) and Son of the Beach (2000).

24. Leigh Zimmerman

Actress | Proof

Leigh Zimmerman was born on March 28, 1969 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. She is known for her work on Proof (2005), United 93 (2006) and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992). She is married to Domenick Allen. They have one child.

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.

26. Barbara Collentine

Actress | Hunter

Barbara Collentine was born on June 17, 1924 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as Barbara Ann Collentine. She is an actress, known for Hunter (1984), Everglades (1961) and The Streets of San Francisco (1972). She was previously married to Richard Bull.

27. Nick Hawk

Actor | Fortune 500 Man

Nick Hawk was born on September 3, 1981 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as Nicholas Lawrence Haas. He is an actor, known for Fortune 500 Man (2015), American Justice (2017) and Call 911 (2008).

28. Nick Kiriazis

Actor | Tin Cup

Nick Kiriazis was born on June 9, 1969 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as Nicholas Michael Kiriazis. He is an actor and producer, known for Tin Cup (1996), Superhero Movie (2008) and Sunset Beach (1997).

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-...

31. Joel McNeely

Music Department | Air Force One

Joel McNeely was born on March 28, 1959 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. He is known for his work on Air Force One (1997), The Avengers (1998) and Soldier (1998).

32. Susan Brightbill

Actress | The Postman

Susan Brightbill was born on November 1, 1968 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for The Postman (1997), Message in a Bottle (1999) and Sold Out.

33. Matt Sloan

Writer | Welcome to the Basement

Matt Sloan was born on March 24, 1973 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Welcome to the Basement (2012), Beer and Board Games (2010) and Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager (2006).

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, ...

36. Jesse R. Tendler

Actor | Leaving Circadia

Jesse R. Tendler was born on April 16, 1980 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Leaving Circadia (2014), Deadbeat (2017) and E.ro.sion Noun (2018).

37. Ann Risley

Actress | Honky Tonk Freeway

Ann Risley was born on September 30, 1949 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. She is an actress, known for Honky Tonk Freeway (1981), Saturday Night Live (1975) and Stardust Memories (1980).

38. Phil Hellmuth Jr.

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...

45. Gideon Yago

Writer | The Newsroom

Gideon Yago was born on February 19, 1978 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Newsroom (2012), Quantico (2015) and The Liar's Ball.

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 ...

47. Kathryn Hanson

Self | What on Earth?

Kathryn Hanson was born on October 1, 1979 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

48. Nick Hexum

Soundtrack | 50 First Dates

Nick Hexum was born on April 12, 1970 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as Nicholas Lofton Hexum. He has been married to Nikki since December 31, 2008. They have two children.

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 ...


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