Birth Place Matching "Poughkeepsie, New York, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Bill Duke

Actor | Predator

Duke Media Entertainment, led by actor, director, producer, writer and humanitarian, Bill Duke, is dedicated to bringing quality Edutainment to audiences around the globe. Formerly Yagya Productions, Duke Media has successfully produced critically acclaimed film and television content for more than...

2. Barbara Rhoades

Actress | The Goodbye Girl

Barbara Rhoades was born on March 23, 1946 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for The Goodbye Girl (1977), Harry and Tonto (1974) and Busting Loose (1977). She has been married to Bernie Orenstein since February 18, 1979. They have one child.

3. Elisa Donovan

Actress | Clueless

Elisa's film career began when she played the role of Amber in the Paramount Pictures feature-film -Clueless (1995). She went on to play Amber for three seasons in the follow-up television series. She then went on to three seasons of the ABC and then WB TV-series Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996), ...

4. Tom Holland

Writer | Fright Night

Tom Holland is an American director and screenwriter of horror and thriller films. His early writing projects include Class of 1984 (1982) and the Robert Bloch- inspired Psycho II (1983), the latter starring Anthony Perkins as the menacing psychopath, Norman Bates.

Tom gained more notoriety, however...

5. Edward D. Wood Jr.

Writer | Plan 9 from Outer Space

Hacks are nothing new in Hollywood. Since the beginning of the film industry at the turn of the 20th century, thousands of untalented people have come to Los Angeles from all over America and abroad to try to make it big (as writers, producers, directors, actors, talent agents, singers, composers, ...

6. Richard Denning

Actor | An Affair to Remember

Born in Poughkeepsie, New York, Louis Albert Denninger Jr. was the son of a garment manufacturer who relocated and set up shop in Los Angeles when Louis Jr. was 18 months old. After finishing school, Denninger enrolled at Woodbury Business College and majored in business and accounting, graduating ...

7. Michael Manasseri

Producer | The Pickle Recipe

Michael Manasseri was raised on the East Coast and began his acting career in community theaters at the age of ten. A few years later, he made his Broadway debut in "Oliver" and later toured with the late Yul Brynner in "The King and I". Michael made his first big screen appearance as Charles in ...

8. Emmy Laybourne

Actress | Mystery Men

Emmy Laybourne is a novelist, screenwriter and former character actress. She is the author of the Monument 14 trilogy ("Frighteningly real... riveting" - NYT Book Review, Editor's Choice) and the novel SWEET ("A gripping action-adventure survival story" - VOYA, rated Perfect Ten). Her next book ...

9. Don Haggerty

Actor | Cause for Alarm!

Don Haggerty was born on July 3, 1914 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA as Donald Francis Haggerty. He is known for his work on Cause for Alarm! (1951), The Loved One (1965) and Footsteps in the Night (1957). He was married to Janet Marilyn McAuliffe, Fay Devereux Keith (Lee Fayrene Zook) and Libby ...

10. Terry Michos

Actor | The Warriors

Terry Michos was born on December 26, 1953 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for The Warriors (1979), The Great Skycopter Rescue (1980) and Simon & Simon (1981).

11. Michael St. Michaels

Actor | The Greasy Strangler

Michael St. Michaels was born in Poughkeepsie, New York and was once a jet-setting hair-dresser to the world's elite who traveled to every European hot spot in the 70s. He has worked in and around Hollywood for decades. St. Michaels is best known to cinephiles for his work in the 80s cult curiosity...

12. Stu 'Large' Riley

Actor | Gotham

Stu 'Large' Riley was born on August 19, 1963 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA as Stewart Riley. He is an actor, known for Gotham (2014), The Blacklist (2013) and Kick-Ass (2010).

13. Riley Weston

Actress | Before I Go

Riley Weston was born on August 26, 1966 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA as Kimberlee Seaman. She is an actress and writer, known for Before I Go, Damaged (2014) and Always and Forever (2009).

14. Ezra Masters

Actor | True Blood

Ezra Masters was born in Poughkeepsie, New York and raised in Miami, FL from a toddler. He attended high school in Miami where he was star and captain of his basketball team at Miami Killian, leading his team to the final four of the state.

Ezra attended Florida State University and Florida A & M ...

15. Royana Black

Actress | Excess Baggage

Royana Black started acting at 11 years old in the Broadway production of Neil Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs", opposite Matthew Broderick. Since then, she has continued to do off-Broadway and regional theatre, both in New York and Los Angeles.

She co-starred opposite Robert Klein in the ABC pilot ...

16. Michael Genadry

Actor | Admission

Michael Genadry was born on March 20, 1978 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA as Michael Robert Genadry. He is an actor, known for Admission (2013), Ed (2000) and Being Flynn (2012). He has been married to Rachel Emmer since June 12, 2010. He was previously married to Jen Cleary.

17. Edith Fields

Actress | No Way Out

A veteran of stage, screen and television, Edith Fields is the recipient of the prestigious Los Angeles Drama Critics Award, seven Drama Logue Awards and a KABC Year End Radio Award for her work in Los Angeles Theatre. She began her career at age 5, singing and dancing for community functions in ...

18. Rita Hsiao

Writer | Mulan

Rita Hsiao was born and raised in Poughkeepsie, NY, USA, the American-born daughter of Chinese parents. At UC San Diego, she majored in artificial intelligence, but decided t olook for a job in writing. After writing a spec script fo r"The Wonder Years, " she joined Disney. She wrote a pilot of her...

19. Jesse Jacobs

Actor | Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Jesse Jacobs was born on April 15, 1922 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955), The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962) and Matlock (1986). He died on March 25, 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

20. Dara Taylor

Music Department | Baywatch

Dara Taylor is an HMMA-Nominated composer for film and multimedia based in Los Angeles. She has composed music for a wide variety of genres from Indie comedies, dramas, and thrillers, to the Lifetime reality series Child Genius, and has also worked in the music department for large studio ...

21. Paul Leo

Producer | Road to Brooklyn

Paul Leo is a writer-producer-show runner and production executive of TV, film, video and podcast content.

He is best known as the "voice" of VH1's Pop-Up Video, the hit show he helped originate in 1996 and led as show runner, head producer and head writer through its final original season in 2001. ...

22. Sean Callahan

Full Clip

Raised in the theatres of New York, he is an alumnus of USC's School of Cinema-Television. His works span the media of still photography, film, video, theatre, and graphic art design.

23. Dave Price

Actor | Category 6: Day of Destruction

Dave Price was born on October 18, 1966 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA as David M. Price. He is an actor, known for Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004), Yes, Dear (2000) and Hollywood Squares (1998). He has been married to Jacqueline Klinger since August 7, 2010.

24. Mike Bell

Actor | WWE Monday Night RAW

Mike Bell was born on March 18, 1971 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA as Michael Bernard Bell. He was an actor, known for WWE Raw (1993), WWF Challenge (1986) and WWF Superstars (1986). He died on December 14, 2008 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

25. Mela Hudson

Actress | Split Costs

Mela Hudson was an award winning actress from Poughkeepsie, New York known for Split Costs (2016), Hits (2014), and The Sisterhood of Night (2014). She started acting in stage productions at the age of eight when she was cast as the lead in her elementary school's play, and she continued to act on ...

26. Walter Altman

The X Files

Walter Altman was born on May 6, 1952 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The X Files (1998), The Family Man (2000) and Stigmata (1999).

27. Elizabeth Lee Miller

Actress | Le sang d'un poète

American model and photographer who became famous under the name Lee Miller. Her appearance in Jean Cocteau's The Blood of a Poet (1932) was her only film role. However, soon after meeting Man Ray in 1929 she became his mistress and was the subject of many of his photos. After she and May Ray broke...

28. Kortnee Simmons

Actor | Super Dark Times

Born June 22, 1993 in Poughkeepsie, New York, Kortnee Rumph followed in his own footsteps and began appearing in stage plays at the age five, such as The Weather Report, Jungle Book, Endangered Species, and The Tale of Robin Hood. It was at that time he also discovered his love for music when he ...

29. Joe Canale

Actor | Life of Brad

Joe Canale was born on March 31, 1972 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Life of Brad (2013), Club83 (2009) and Kay Valentine's Day Commercial Parody (2014).

30. George Nejame

Prey of the Chameleon

George NeJame is the Founder and President of NSQ, Inc., a production company based in Los Angeles. He works as a Senior Production Executive responsible for management, sales, marketing, business expansion and budgeting of TV/Film production, operations and studio facilities. Throughout his career...

31. Ted Lehane

Camera Department | Madam Secretary

32. Sharon Smith Holley

Visual Effects | Alita: Battle Angel

Member of the Motion Picture Editors Guild since 1990. Serving on the MPEG Board of Directors since 1997. Serves on several Committees for the Guild membership. In 2007 started an archive for MPEG, saving vintage editing tools, collecting photographs from members and created the Legacy Collection. ...

33. Michael Chen

Actor | Children of Invention

Michael made his acting debut at age seven on "Sesame Street." He made his feature film debut at age ten, starring in "Children of Invention," a 2009 Sundance Film that won him Special Jury Prizes for New Talent to Watch in Acting (Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival) and Best Acting Ensemble (...

35. Mike Ansbach

Cinematographer | Nice Pants

A native of New York, Mike graduated from the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College. Following graduation, he took a random one-way road trip from NY to LA and has yet to leave. On his first day in LA he was hired on the spot for a game show, he then quickly moved into Interactive ...

36. Chris Bagnall

Director | Stripilates

Chris Bagnall was born on November 23, 1977 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Stripilates (2005), History Channel: American Pickers and DAV (2014) and Die You Zombie Bastards! (2005).

37. Gabriel Fowler

Writer | Juice Box Jig

Gabriel Fowler is a director, writer, and producer. He has been acting in theater since the age of eight and began his career at the age of fifteen with the award-winning short film The Sniper (2015). Gabriel is also known for the mockumentary web series Art Less (2016), the short film Juice Box ...

39. Armstead Christian

Actor | PaRappa the Rapper

Armstead Christian was born on May 20, 1951 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA as Armsted R. Christian. He was an actor, known for PaRappa the Rapper (1996), PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (2012) and UmJammer Lammy (1999). He was married to Marci Pina-Christian. He died on January 4, 2016 in New ...

40. Emmet Lavery

Writer | The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell

Emmet Lavery was born on November 8, 1902 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA as Emmet Godfrey Lavery. He was a writer and actor, known for The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955), The First Legion (1951) and Hitler's Children (1943). He was married to Genevieve E. Drislane. He died on January 1, ...

41. Daniel Sassa

Actor | 21 Bridges

Daniel Sassa was born on November 15th. 1982 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA as Daniel Sassa. He is an actor and producer, known for 21 Bridges (2019), Creed II (2018), Creed (2015), The Story Of Mitchell Daniels (short), (2014), A Coming Out Story (tv), (2006), and Michelle Branch The Game Of Love ...

43. Scott Richmond

Producer | The Instant Messenger Mission

Scott Richmond is well-known for his accomplishments in the music business, yet he brings the same hard-working creativity to movie production. Scott grew up in a Jewish household in Poughkeepsie, New York, residing with his mother and younger sister, while his father lived elsewhere, making ...

44. Martin Faust

Actor | Lena Rivers

Martin Faust was born on January 16, 1886 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Lena Rivers (1914), The Toll of Love (1914) and Jane Eyre (1914). He was married to Hazel. He died on July 20, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

45. Karen Bove


Karen Bove started her career working in production on several projects, including ABC's Grey's Anatomy, Dreamworks' Eagle Eye, and A&E's hit reality series Gene Simmons Family Jewels. She soon found herself at Endgame Entertainment, where she worked as the assistant to CEO James Stern and ...

46. Kevin G. Kelly

Actor | Inconvenience

Kevin G. Kelly was born on August 19, 1980 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA as Kevin Garrett Kelly. He is an actor and writer, known for Inconvenience (2008), Amateur Hour Comedy Show (2009) and Sketchers Comedy Special (2011).

47. Keith Lockhart

Soundtrack | A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas

Keith Lockhart was born in November 1959 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA as Keith Alan Lockhart. He is known for his work on A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011), Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular 2008 (2008) and Disney's Broadway Hits at Royal Albert Hall (2016). He has been married to ...

48. Bruno Campolo

Actor | A Day in the Life of Joseph Vincent

Bruno Campolo was born on June 7, 1974 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for A Day in the Life of Joseph Vincent (2004), Surprise (2007) and To Hell with Love (1998).

49. Melina Reynolds

Actress | Two Years

Melina Reynolds was born on May 15, 1987 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA as Chelsea Melina Joy Reynolds. She is known for her work on Two Years (2010).

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