Birth Place Matching "Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


28 names.


1. Anthony Michael Hall

Actor | War Machine

Anthony Michael Hall was born in West Roxbury, Massachusetts. His parents are Mercedes Hall, an actress-blues and jazz singer, and Larry Hall, who owned an auto body shop. His stepfather is a show-business manager. His sister, Mary Christian, is also a performer. He has Irish and Italian ancestry. ...

2. Michael Beach

Actor | Aquaman

Born and raised in the rough inner city Roxbury area of Boston, Beach was an athlete who never expected to be an actor. After performing in a few high school plays, he auditioned for, got accepted to and later graduated from the prestigious Juilliard School Of Drama in NYC. For the past thirty ...

3. Jerry Maren

Actor | At the Circus

He took dancing lessons when he was young and aspired to be an actor. In November 1938, standing just three foot four, he met up with the Oz-bound group of little people in New York and went by bus to California. There he was chosen to be the Munchkin who hands Dorothy a welcoming lollipop.

4. Edith Barrett

Actress | I Walked with a Zombie

Edith Barrett was born on January 19, 1907 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA as Edith Williams. She was an actress, known for I Walked with a Zombie (1943), Ruthless (1948) and Jane Eyre (1943). She was married to Vincent Price. She died on February 22, 1977 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

5. Fred J. Scollay

Actor | Death Wish

Fred J. Scollay was born on March 19, 1923 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Death Wish (1974), Stanley & Iris (1990) and Law & Order (1990). He was married to Ann M. Barr. He died on November 3, 2015 in Hobe Sound, Florida, USA.

6. G.W. Bitzer

Cinematographer | Logging in Maine

G.W. Bitzer was born on April 21, 1872 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA as Johann Gottlob Wilhelm Bitzer. He was a cinematographer and director, known for Logging in Maine (1906), Broken Blossoms (1919) and Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916). He was married to Ethel Boddy. He ...

7. Ralph E. Tresvant

Producer | The New Edition Story

Ralph Tresvant was born on May 16, 1968 in Roxbury, Massachusetts to Patricia and Ralph, Sr. He has an older sister named LaTonya and a younger brother named Andre. Ralph married his childhood sweetheart Shelly in 1993. They have two girls Na'Quelle and Mariah. While in junior high school, Ralph ...

8. Jeff Joseph

Self | Dying Laughing

Jeff Joseph was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Dying Laughing (2016), Dream On (1990) and Supernatural (2005).

9. Louis Farrakhan

Self | Harlem: Röster, Ansikten

Noted for his fiery and controversial rhetoric on race relations, Farrakhan came under the influence of Nation of Islam minister Malcolm X in the late 1950s. He joined the Nation of Islam after having given up a rather successful musical career as a calypso singer known as "The Charmer". He remains...

10. Rich Cronin

Soundtrack | My Best Friend's Girl

Richard Burton Cronin was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He was raised in the Boston neighborhood of West Roxbury, and moved to the city of Kingston on the south shore of Massachusetts later. He attended a Catholic High School (Sacred Heart) and graduated in 1993. LFO (with former member Brian ...

11. Guru

Soundtrack | Any Given Sunday

Guru was born on July 17, 1961 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA as Keith Elam. He died on April 19, 2010 in Suffern, New York, USA.

12. Ed Hall

Actor | Mannix

Ed Hall was born on January 11, 1931 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Mannix (1967), Baby... I'm Back! (1977) and The Streets of San Francisco (1972).

13. Frances Grant

Actress | Oh, Susanna!

Frances Grant was born on February 15, 1909 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA as Stella Fortier. She is known for her work on Oh, Susanna! (1936), Cavalry (1936) and Thunder Mountain (1935). She died on February 20, 1982 in Lexington, Massachusetts.

14. Edgar L. Davenport

Actor | Four Feathers

Edgar L. Davenport was born on February 7, 1862 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA as Edgar Loomis Davenport. He was an actor, known for Four Feathers (1915), The Black Arrow (1911) and Samson (1915). He died on July 24, 1918 in Boston, Massachusetts.

15. Sabra de Shon

Actress | Lure of the West

Sabra de Shon was born on February 9, 1850 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA as Sabra DeShon Vila. She was an actress, known for Lure of the West (1915). She died on September 20, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

17. Roy Haynes

Actor | The Preacher's Wife

Roy Haynes was born on March 13, 1925 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for The Preacher's Wife (1996), Grand Theft Auto IV (2008) and Live from Lincoln Center (1976).

18. John L. Sullivan

Self | The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight

John L. Sullivan was born on October 15, 1858 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA as John Lawrence Sullivan. He was married to Katherine Harkins and Annie Bates. He died on February 2, 1918 in Abingdon, Massachusetts.

19. William Springfield

Actor | Blue Hill Avenue

William Springfield was born on February 16, 1980 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Blue Hill Avenue (2001) and Hell: A Life (2011).

20. Edward O. Downes

Actor | Without a Trace

Edward O. Downes was born on August 12, 1911 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA as Edward Olin Davenport Downes. He was an actor, known for Without a Trace (1983). He was married to Mildred Fincke. He died on December 26, 2001 in New York City, New York, USA.

21. Newell Chase

Soundtrack | The Cider House Rules

Songwriter ("My Ideal"), composer, conductor, pianist and organist, educated at Roxbury Latin School, the Huntington School, Boston University, Harvard University and the New England Conservancy. He studied music with Whelpley, Goodrich, Converse, and Serly. He was a church organist and pianist, ...

22. Charles Dana Gibson

Writer | The Education of Mr. Pipp

Charles Dana Gibson was born on September 14, 1867 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA. He was a writer, known for The Education of Mr. Pipp (1914) and Saved by Parcel Post (1913). He was married to Irene Langhorne. He died on December 23, 1944 in New York City, New York, USA.

24. Joseph O'Callahan

Self | The Ship That Wouldn't Die

Joseph O'Callahan was born on May 14, 1905 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA as Joseph Timothy O'Callahan. He died on March 18, 1964 in Worcester, Massachusetts.

25. Josephine Ferroli

The Deserter

She was the sister of the well known Boston portrait painter, Pietro Pezzati.

26. Charles W. Tobey

Self | What's My Line?

Charles W. Tobey was born on July 22, 1880 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA as Charles William Tobey. He died on July 24, 1953 in Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

27. Charles Felton Pidgin

Writer | Quincy Adams Sawyer

Father: Benjamin G. Pidgin; Mother: Mary Elizabeth Felton.

28. Walter Steele

Self | Chappaquiddick

Walter Steele was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA.


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