Birth Place Matching "Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Musical Comedy Time
This relatively obscure, sweet-faced "B" level ingénue of the post-war 40s and 50s was born Beverly Jean Saul of modest beginnings in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on July 5, 1927. Her mother was a secretary who secured piano and music lessons for her young daughter. Her father was employed with a ...
Actress | Too Late for Tears
Lizabeth Scott was born Emma Matzo on September 29, 1922 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the oldest of six children of Mary (Pennock) and John Matzo, who were Slovak immigrants. Scott attended Marywood Seminary and the Alvienne School of the Theatre in New York City, where she adopted the stage name of ...
4. JP Karliak
Actor | The Boss Baby: Back in Business
Voice-over artist, writer, solo performer and snappy dresser, JP is the voice of such iconic characters as Wile E. Coyote in New Looney Tunes, the Tin Man in Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, Willy Wonka in Tom and Jerry: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and numerous Marvel heroes and villains, ...
Actor | Bound by Honor
Daniel McDonald was born and raised in New York the youngest of seven children. A life member of the Actors Studio, he has also studied with Paul Curtis of the American Mime Company, The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and with Sanford Meisner on the island of Bequia, BWI. Daniel has been ...
7. Joe Biden
Self | Finding Match
Joe Biden was born on November 20, 1942 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA as Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. He is an actor, known for Finding Match, The Cancer Moonshot Story and Lorena (2019). He has been married to Jill Biden since June 17, 1977. They have one child. He was previously married to Neilia ...
11. Cy Endfield
Director | Zulu
The son of a struggling businessman, Cy Endfield--born Cyril Raker Endfield--worked hard to be admitted to Yale University in 1933. While completing his education he became enamored with progressive theatre and appeared in a New Haven production of a minor Russian play in 1934. He was also ...
13. Adam Rippon
Actor | Will & Grace
Adam Rippon was born on November 11, 1989 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for Will & Grace (1998), Whose Line Is It Anyway? (2013) and HRC Americans for the Equality Act Awareness Campaign (2019).
16. Byrne Piven
Actor | Very Bad Things
Byrne Piven was born on September 24, 1929 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA as Bernard Piven. He was an actor, known for Very Bad Things (1998), Being John Malkovich (1999) and The Untouchables (1993). He was married to Joyce Hiller Piven. He died on February 18, 2002 in Evanston, Illinois, USA.
17. Ned Washington
Music Department | Pinocchio
Prolific American lyricist and songwriter, one of the giants of Tin Pan Alley. He contributed numerous popular standards to jazz and to the big band scene. His catalogue includes such titles as "I'm Getting Sentimental Over You" (theme song for bandleader Tommy Dorsey), the ballad "I Don't Stand a ...
18. Chris Barnes
Actor | Pacific Blue
From Scranton, PA. 1970's Stand Up Comedian Catch a Rising Star, Tramps, Erics National Lampoon Radio/ Rolling Stone Radio/Comedy Central Mock Rock Concert 1980's Second City Chicago/Santa Monica Main Stage Actor Television Appearances: 30 Rock, Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, According To Jim, ...
Writer | The Scoundrel
"Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers out there are starving!" When Patrick Dennis's fictional Auntie Mame uttered this pithy observation, she could have been speaking of Charles MacArthur. Charlie never shied away from the feast, and he certainly never went hungry. Arriving in November 1895 in...
22. Mike Dargatis
Actor | Who Killed Jane Doe?
Mike Dargatis III was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania to parents Michael and Laura. At the age of 6, he moved to Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, where he spent the remainder of his youth. Mike attended Abington Heights High School. Upon graduation, he went on to attend Clarion University. After 2 years...
Writer | The Devil Wears Prada
Lauren Weisberger was born on March 28, 1977 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA as Lauren Beth Weisberger. She is an actress and writer, known for The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Today (1952) and The 2nd Annual Quill Awards (2006). She has been married to Mike Cohen since April 5, 2008. They have two ...
27. Ann Evers
Actress | Riders of the Black Hills
Ann Evers was born on September 6, 1915 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for Riders of the Black Hills (1938), Frontier Town (1938) and The Mad Miss Manton (1938). She was married to Seton I. Miller. She died on June 4, 1987 in Edison, New Jersey, USA.
28. Michael Yanni
Michael Yanni was born and raised in Scranton, Pennsylvania and has lived in Los Angeles since July 2001. Prior to moving to Los Angeles, Michael worked on the 2000 Britney Spears Oops! I did it again World Tour. Michael has been working in the Entertainment and Music Industry for over 10 years.
29. Emile de Antonio
Director | In the King of Prussia
The son of a wealthy physician, Emile de Antonio grew up in the tough coal-mining town of Scranton, Pennsylvania, and it made a deep impression on him. His sympathies were always with working-class people (although he was a Harvard graduate, he was at times a dock worker, a peddler, the captain of ...
31. Wanda Hawley
Actress | Hearts and Spangles
Wanda Hawley was a popular leading lady of the silent era who specialized in sweet romantic comedies and romantic dramas. Due to Wanda's petite status, she billed herself as Wanda Petit for a brief period in her career. She rose to stardom in Cecil B. DeMille films and later starred in films for ...
32. Ann Crowley
Actress | Musical Comedy Time
Ann Crowley was born on October 17, 1929 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for Musical Comedy Time (1950), Schlitz Playhouse (1951) and Studio One in Hollywood (1948). She has been married to Dr. Stephen N. Jones since July 1955. They have one child.
33. Todd Senofonte
Stunts | Double Team
Todd has been in the movie business for over two decades. As an actor/stuntman/athlete, he's a man of many talents. He always dreamed of being in movies. With his drive and persistence he was hired on the film Sudden Death in 1994 to be Jean-Claude Van Damme's stand-in/photo double. After a few ...
Actor | Dream Street
Charles Emmett Mack was born on November 25, 1895 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA as Charles Stewert McNerney. He was an actor, known for Dream Street (1921), Old San Francisco (1927) and The First Auto (1927). He was married to Marianne Lovera (actress). He died on March 17, 1927 in Riverside, ...
41. Jeanne Madden
Actress | Stage Struck
Jeanne Madden was born on November 10, 1915 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA as Jeanne Ethel Madden. She was an actress, known for Stage Struck (1936), Sea Racketeers (1937) and Talent Scout (1937). She was married to George Keith Martin (fine artist). She died on January 15, 1989 in Moscow, ...
43. Jean Kerr
Writer | Matinee Theatre
Author, playwright and songwriter. She joined ASCAP in 1959, and her chief musical collaborators included LeRoy Anderson, Jay Gorney, Jean Ford, and her husband, Walter Kerr. She authored "Please Don't Eat the Daisies" and "The Snake Has All the Lines", the plays "Jenny Kiss'd Me", "King of Hearts"...
46. Judy McGrath
Producer | Joe's Apartment
Judy McGrath was born on July 15, 1952 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA as Judith Ann McGrath. She is a producer, known for Joe's Apartment (1996), Choose or Lose: Facing the Future with Bill Clinton (1992) and Rock and Roll Inaugural Ball (1993).
47. Tyra Vaughn
Actress | Shadows Over Chinatown
Tyra Vaughn was born on March 13, 1923, in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the oldest daughter of a well respected police sergeant. During her time as a student at West Scranton High School, she often appeared in school musicals and was labeled as the 'top banana' during her teenage years straight up until...
49. Desira Pesta
Actress | Red Pearl
Desira Pesta is a costume designer and artist with a BFA in Painting from Syracuse University and a Masters in Costume Design from New York University. For a decade, Desira ran an ethically-produced avant garde fashion line where she designed and handmade a small run fashion line sold throughout ...