Birth Place Matching "Okmulgee, Oklahoma, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Will Sampson
Actor | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
A Native American actor of the Creek Nation, Sampson's "big break" came from his memorable role in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) opposite Jack Nicholson. He was also starred opposite Clint Eastwood in the western The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976). He had supporting roles in Orca (1977), The ...
2. Wright King
Actor | Planet of the Apes
Prolific supporting actor, arguably best known for his two guest appearances on Rod Serling 's The Twilight Zone (1959). In one of his later roles he played the chimpanzee veterinarian Dr. Galen in Planet of the Apes (1968) which was also co-scripted by Serling. Wright King studied drama at the St ...
Spent his illustrious 38-year career at the New York Public Library, retiring as the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Assistant Director and Curator of Spencer Collection.