Birth Place Matching "West Virginia, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Brad Dourif
Actor | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Gaunt character actor Brad Dourif was born Bradford Claude Dourif on March 18, 1950 in Huntington, West Virginia. He is the son of Joan Mavis Felton (Bradford) and Jean Henri Dourif, a French-born art collector who owned and operated a dye factory. His father died when Dourif was three years old, ...
2. Josh Stewart
Actor | The Collection
Joshua Regnall Stewart was born in Diana, West Virginia, to Margie (Skidmore) and Charles Regnall Stewart, a teacher and Baptist pastor. He studied at the T. Schreiber studios in New York City and was a company member of the 13th Street Repertory Theatre. He continued his work in theater in Los ...
3. Ann Magnuson
Actress | Panic Room
Ann Magnuson is a performance artist and one-half of the founding members of the former psychedelic rock group "Bongwater". The characters she has played before-the-camera include, David Bowie's victim in the vampire film in The Hunger (1983), a cigarette girl in Susan Seidelman's independent film ...
Actor | Fright Night
The handsome, versatile, worldly-looking Chris Sarandon has played everything from vampires to Jesus Christ in magnetic performances that have not only been controversial but hard to miss. He was born and raised in Beckley, West Virginia. His mother, Cliffie (Cardullias), was born in Norfolk, ...
5. John Corbett
Actor | My Big Fat Greek Wedding
John Corbett is an American actor who received Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor, for his role as Chris Stevens in Northern Exposure (1990), and a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Aidan Shaw in Sex and the City (...
6. Don Knotts
Actor | The Andy Griffith Show
Don Knotts, the legendary television character actor, was born Jesse Donald Knotts on July 21, 1924 in Morgantown, West Virginia, to William Jesse Knotts and the former Elsie L. Moore. He was the youngest of four sons in a family that had been in America since the 17th century.
His first stint as an...
Actress | Two and a Half Men
It took 30 years since it was first predicted, but Conchata Ferrell finally achieved television stardom, albeit of the supporting variety, as the housekeeper "Berta" in the situation-comedy Two and a Half Men (2003). Ferrell originally had been tipped for stardom with her turn as the prostitute "...
8. Joshua Harto
Actor | Bridge of Spies
Joshua Harto was born on January 9, 1979 in Huntington, West Virginia, USA as Joshua Denver Harto. He is an actor and writer, known for Bridge of Spies (2015), The Dark Knight (2008) and Iron Man (2008). He has been married to Liz W. Garcia since October 12, 2008.
Composer | 30 Rock
Jeff Richmond was born on January 7, 1961 in Kilsyth, West Virginia, USA as Jeffrey Wayne Richmond. He is a composer and producer, known for 30 Rock (2006), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015) and Mean Girls (2004). He has been married to Tina Fey since June 3, 2001. They have two children.
10. Joyce DeWitt
Actress | Three's Company
Joyce Anne DeWitt was born the second oldest of four to parents Paul and Norma DeWitt on April 23, 1949 in Wheeling, West Virginia but grew up in Indiana. Joyce began taking acting lessons when she was in high school. Although her father was hardly thrilled at his daughter's ambition, she persuaded...
11. Paul Dooley
Actor | Hairspray
Dooley was a keen cartoonist as a youth and drew a strip for a local paper in Parkersburg, West Virginia. He joined the Navy before discovering acting while at college. Moving to New York, he soon found success as a regular on the stage. Also having an interest in comedy, Dooley was a stand-up ...
12. Bobby Campo
Actor | The Final Destination
Robert Joseph Camposecco, known as Bobby Campo was born in Wheeling at 9, 1983 is an American actor. Debuted in the movie Vampire Bats (2005) television for 2005, in this movie he was credited as Bobby Camposecco. He came gaining popularity after starring in the movie Legally Blondes (2009) The ...
13. Steve Harvey
Producer | The Steve Harvey Show
Steve Harvey was born on January 17, 1957 in Welch, West Virginia, USA as Broderick Stephen Harvey. He is a producer and actor, known for The Steve Harvey Show (1996), Family Feud (1999) and You Got Served (2004). He has been married to Marjorie Harvey since June 25, 2007. They have one child. He ...
14. Walter Barnes
Actor | High Plains Drifter
An American character actor described to some as a 'rugged outdoor western/war type', proved to be Walter Barnes status in motion pictures for nearly thirty years. A pro football player, Barnes made a mark into playing roles in pictures with his performance in the 1959 film "Westbound". Although, ...
15. Karen Austin
Actress | Summer Rental
Karen Austin has worked continually on film, television and stage in a wide variety of roles. She received an MA in Theatre and Philosophy from Northwestern University. She won the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award and a Dramalogue Award for Lead Performance for the play NUTS. Known for her ...
16. Katie Lee
Actress | Younger
Katie Lee was born on September 14, 1981 in Huntington, West Virginia, USA as Kathleen Rebekah Lee. She is an actress, known for Younger (2015), The Kitchen (2014) and Best.Ever. (2015). She has been married to Ryan Biegel since September 1, 2018. She was previously married to Billy Joel.
17. Ryan Dorsey
Actor | Ray Donovan
Ryan was born in Charleston, West Virginia. Ryan was talked into auditioning for Ayn Rand's NIGHT OF JANUARY 16th his senior year of high school. Landed one of the leads as middle-aged attorney and the acting bug was caught. Enrolling at Western Carolina University his freshman year, he had plans ...
18. David Selby
Actor | Falcon Crest
Actor David Selby, highly regarded for his villainous work on both daytime and nighttime soap classics, was born in Morgantown, West Virginia. He attended West Virginia University and graduated with both B.S. and M.A. degrees from West Virginia University, then earned a Ph.D. from Southern Illinois...
19. Allison Hayes
Actress | Attack of the 50 Foot Woman
Anyone who loves B-movies of the 1950s appreciates this lovely actress Allison Hayes. She was born Mary Jane Hayes on March 6, 1930 in Charleston, West Virginia. The raven-haired beauty was the 1949 Washington, D.C. entry into the Miss America pageant. Shortly afterwards, Mary Jane adopted the ...
23. Kevin Sizemore
Actor | Mine 9
Kevin Sizemore was raised in Princeton, WV and studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, CA.
On the small screen, Sizemore is known as Anthony, the US Air Marshall on the Emmy nominated series Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462 (2015), as well as the hot headed Gary Humphrey on the series ...
24. Joe Chrest
Actor | Stranger Things
A veteran of over 100 screen roles, and over 60 plays and musicals, Joe holds a BFA Degree in Directing from Marshall University in his home state of West Virginia, and an MFA Degree from Louisiana State University. He is a founding member of the regional theatre, Swine Palace, with RSC Director ...
Actor | Adventures in Babysitting
Character actor John Davis Chandler was born on January 28, 1935, in Hinton, West Virginia. He was raised in Charleston, West Virginia. Tall and thin, with fair hair, piercing blue eyes, a pale complexion and a nasal, whiny voice, Chandler specialized in portraying mean, neurotic and dangerous ...
26. Bernie Casey
Actor | Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Bernie Casey was born on June 8, 1939 in Wyco, West Virginia, USA as Bernard Terry Casey. He was an actor and director, known for Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989), Revenge of the Nerds (1984) and Never Say Never Again (1983). He was married to Paula. He died on September 19, 2017 in Los ...
Actress | Hand of God
Elizabeth McLaughlin was born in Morgantown, West Virginia and raised in a small town outside of Tampa, Florida. Soon after moving to Los Angeles in 2007, she booked the role of 'Massie Block' in The Clique (2008). She is also known for her role 'Alicia' in Amazon's Hand of God (2015), Pretty ...
28. Jean Carson
Actress | The Party
All this shapely character "broad" had to do was open her mouth to induce laughter--and so she did, primarily on TV during the '50s and '60s. And although she milked that unmistakable rasp for all its worth, she also showed great comedy sense. Born Jean Leete on February 23, 1923, in Charleston, ...
29. Morgan Spurlock
Producer | Super Size Me
Morgan Spurlock was born on November 7, 1970 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA as Morgan Valentine Spurlock. He is a producer and writer, known for Super Size Me (2004), The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011) and Léon: The Professional (1994). He has been married to Sara Bernstein since May 2,...
31. Joanne Dru
Actress | Red River
The daughter of a West Virginia druggist, Joanne Dru came to New York in 1940. In New York she worked as a model and was cast by Al Jolson as one of the showgirls in his Broadway play "Hold Onto Your Hats." When the show closed in 1941, she married popular singer Dick Haymes and went with him to ...
34. Peter Marshall
Peter Marshall was born on March 30, 1926 in Huntington, West Virginia, USA as Ralph Pierre LaCock. He is an actor and writer, known for The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) (1965), Annie (1982) and Reel to Reel (1998). He has been married to Laurie Marshall since August 19, 1989. He was previously ...
35. Jeramie Rain
Actress | The Last House on the Left
Jeramie Rain was born on August 23, 1948 in Charleston, West Virginia. After appearing on episodes of General Hospital (1963) and The Doctors (1963), she gained international recognition in 1972 for her convincing portrayal of the sadistic Sadie in Wes Craven's controversial debut film The Last ...
36. Robert R. Shafer
Actor | Dick Dickster
Robert Ray Shafer Jr. was born in Charleston, West Virginia, in April, 1958. His father was a heavy equipment operator and his mother a housewife. As a child he also lived in Bowie, Maryland, and graduated from high school in Romeo, Michigan, in 1976. After attending Broward College in Ft. ...
37. Charlie Barnett
Actor | D.C. Cab
He first made a name for himself in the late 1970s and early 1980s, performing several shows of raunchy comedy a day at outdoor parks in New York City, most notably in Washington Square Park, where he competed for crowds with musicians, Frisbees players, jugglers and other entertainers. Charlie was...
38. Lory Patrick
Actress | Surf Party
Lory Patrick was born on April 8, 1938 in Beckley, West Virginia, USA as Loretta Basham. She is an actress, known for Surf Party (1964), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967) and The Case of the Dangerous Robin (1960). She was previously married to Dean Jones and Harlan Ellison.
39. Joan Banks
Actress | Cry Danger
Joan Banks was born on October 30, 1918 in Petersburg, West Virginia, USA. She was an actress, known for Cry Danger (1951), Hazel (1961) and Mister Cory (1957). She was married to Allan Raymond Johnson and Frank Lovejoy. She died on January 18, 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actress | Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Janie is a Los Angeles based actress who graduated from the MFA program for Actors at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. She was based out of New York City for three years, before pursuing acting in Los Angeles. She is originally from just outside of Charleston, West Virginia but was ...
42. Lesli Kay
Actress | General Hospital
Lesli Kay is an American actress best known for her character Molly Conlon McKinnon on As the World Turns, who she won an Emmy for in 2001. She relocated to Los Angeles in 2004 by using General Hospital as a means to get there. After a 1 year contract as Lois Cerullo on General Hospital, Lesli went...
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University. Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar, journalist, cultural critic, and institution builder, Professor Gates has authored ...
Dreama Perry Denver was born on May 23, 1950 in West Virginia, USA as Dreama Diane Perry. She is an actress, known for The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island (1981) and Scamps (1982). She was previously married to Bob Denver.
45. Douglas Dick
Actor | Rope
Douglas Dick was born on November 20, 1920 in Charleston, West Virginia, USA as Douglas Harvey Dick. He was an actor and writer, known for Rope (1948), The Second Hundred Years (1967) and The Gambler from Natchez (1954). He was married to Peggy Chantler Dick and Rhoda (Ronnie) Marion Noyer. He died...
46. Fuzzy Knight
Actor | Gunman's Code
American character actor primarily of Western "sidekick" roles. Born John Forest Knight in Fairmont, West Virginia, Knight joined a traveling minstrel show as a musician at age 15. He attended The University of West Virginia as a law student, supporting himself as the drummer in his own band. ...
48. Morgan Paull
Actor | Blade Runner
Morgan Paull was born on December 15, 1944 in West Virginia, USA. He was an actor, known for Blade Runner (1982), Patton (1970) and Centennial (1978). He was married to Jenny Elam, April, Carmen Nelson and Gaye Huston. He died on July 17, 2012 in Ashland, Oregon, USA.
49. Cora Sue Collins
Actress | Black Moon
Cora Sue Collins was born April 19, 1927, in Beckley, West Virginia. She was a beautiful child actress who was in very much demand during the '30s. Her first film, at the age of five, was The Strange Case of Clara Deane (1932). She appeared in small roles throughout the early part of the decade. ...
50. Ashlie Rhey
Actress | Daisy Power
Actress and comedienne Ashlie Rhey was born in Wheeling, West Virginia and grew up in Navarre, Ohio.
Ashlie was cast in her very first acting role while working as a model with Wilhelmina Models, for that role she portrayed movie starlet with Edd Byrnes of 77 Sunset Strip (1958) in a commercial.