Birth Place Matching "Knoxville, Tennessee, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Writer | Reservoir Dogs
Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. His father, Tony Tarantino, is an Italian-American actor and musician from New York, and his mother, Connie (McHugh), is a nurse from Tennessee. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old.
In January of...
Actress | Ginger & Rosa
Christina Rene Hendricks was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, and grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho. Her father, Robert, originally from England, worked for the U.S. Forest Service, while her mother, Jackie Sue (Raymond), was a psychologist. At the age of 13 her father transferred to the Forest Service ...
3. Brad Renfro
Actor | Apt Pupil
Brad Renfro was born on July 25, 1982 in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Angela Denise McCrory and Mark Renfro, a factory worker. He was discovered at age 10 by director Joel Schumacher and was cast in the motion picture The Client (1994), which starred Susan Sarandon and Tommy Lee Jones. Although this ...
Writer | Bad Grandpa
Johnny Knoxville was born on March 11, 1971 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Philip John Clapp. He is a writer and producer, known for Bad Grandpa (2013), The Dukes of Hazzard (2005) and The Ringer (2005). He has been married to Naomi Nelson since September 24, 2010. They have two children. He was ...
6. David Keith
Actor | An Officer and a Gentleman
David Lemuel Keith was born on May 8, 1954 in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of Lemuel Grady Keith Jr. and Hilda Earle. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Theater. Keith had a supporting role in The Rose (1979) starring Bette Midler, had a supporting ...
7. Jake Thomas
Actor | Artificial Intelligence: AI
Jake was on his mother's TV show and his father's radio show when he was very young. In fact, Jake was on the Knoxville Evening News "live" from the nursery of the hospital the day he was born. The TV station where his mother was an anchor covered Jake's first days in depth. As he grew up he was in...
8. Polly Bergen
Actress | Cry-Baby
In a six-decade-plus career (she started out as a radio performer at age 14), there are very few facets of entertainment that lovely singer/actress Polly Bergen has not conquered or, at the very least, touched upon. A nightclub and Columbia recording artist of the 50s and 60s, she is just as well ...
10. Lara Parker
Actress | Dark Shadows
Lara Parker was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, and grew up in Memphis. She attended Central High School in Memphis and won a scholarship to Vassar College, where she began a major in Philosophy, which she completed at Southwestern at Memphis, now called Rhodes College, receiving her BA. She attended...
12. Randy Orton
Actor | That's What I Am
Randal Keith "Randy" Orton (born April 1, 1980) is an American professional wrestler and actor best known to sports entertainment audiences for his career signed with WWE. Orton was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Bob Orton, Jr. and his wife Elaine. He is the grandson of Bob Orton, Sr. and the ...
13. Jamie Marchi
Actress | High School DxD
Jamie Marchi was born on October 8, 1977 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Jamie Lynn Marchi. She is an actress and writer, known for High School DxD (2012), Munemoshune no musume tachi (2008) and Heaven's Lost Property (2009). She was previously married to Sean T. Perez.
17. Renee Lawless
Actress | The Haves and the Have Nots
Renee Lawless stars as Katheryn Cryer on Tyler Perry's "The Haves and the Have Nots" on the OWN network. Renee is also in pre-production of her own video blog series "Renee's Way or the Highway."
Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, Renee is a graduate of Stetson University and did her Masters studies at ...
19. Cylk Cozart
Actor | Conspiracy Theory
With 30 films and more than 20 television shows to his credit, over 75 million viewers in the United States alone have seen Cylk Cozart's work. But, for Cozart, it is his love of children and helping others less fortunate that led him to Hollywood and what continues to underscore his reason for ...
20. Rachel Thundat
Actress | Dredgewood
Originally from Knoxville, Tennessee, Rachel Thundat moved to Los Angeles at the age of 18. She received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California in 2016.
Rachel currently has a series regular role on "Dredgewood" (2019), as well as leading the BLK ...
26. Jack Hanna
Producer | Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Jack Hanna was born on January 2, 1947 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as John Bushnell Hanna. He is a producer, known for Jack Hanna's Into the Wild (2007), Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown (2011) and Animal Adventures (1992). He has been married to Suzi Hanna since December 20, 1968. They have three ...
27. Oliver Morton
Actor | Dvizhenie vverkh
Born Louis Oliver Morton III in Knoxville Tennessee. Grew up in Gatlinburg Tennessee in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. From the ages of eight through fifteen I played junior national tennis. Played basketball in college at Ole Miss and The University of Tennessee at ...
29. Jerome Courtland
Actor | Kiss and Tell
Jerome Courtland was born on December 27, 1926 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Courtland Jourolman Jr. He was a director and actor, known for Kiss and Tell (1945), Make Believe Ballroom (1949) and Nancy (1970). He was married to Marlene Juttner, Janet Rose Gumprecht and Polly Bergen. He died on ...
31. James Agee
Writer | The African Queen
James Agee, Pulitzer Prize winning author, was born in Knoxville in 1909. The intense writer was to enjoy little real success in his lifetime, but after death won accolades. In 1958 he won the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for his uncompleted biographical novel A Death in the Family. Agee also wrote ...
32. Hailey Bright
Hailey Bright was born on July 26, 1981 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Hailey Elizabeth Bright. She is a producer and writer, known for Red Bull Signature Series: Crashed Ice World Championships, Syfy Presents Live from Comic Con (2016) and Nashville (2012).
34. Jack Kyle
Actor | Intolerable Cruelty
Jack Kyle was raised in Sparta, Tennessee the home of The Foggy Mountain Boys, Lester Flatt. Jack's parents names are Jack and Susan and he has two sisters, Kristina and Lauren. In High School Jack was a highly recruited athlete playing football, basketball, and baseball. He also excelled in ...
37. Walter Simonson
Writer | Thor: The Dark World
Walter 'Walt' Simonson (born on September 2, 1946) is an American comic book writer and artist, won numerous awards. His first professional comic book work was producing war stories for DC Comics and other publishers. He also did a number of illustrations for the Harry N. Abrams, Inc. edition of ...
38. Canyon Prince
Producer | Dog Company
Canyon is a Los Angeles based Filmmaker. He is CEO of production shingles Two Guys and a Film and Not a King Productions. Canyon directed the Award-Winning feature film "Hard Sun" (2014 Dances With Films) as well as the Hulu Original Series "Goodnight Burbank". Canyon is a member of both the ...
41. Bob Sessions
Actor | Little Shop of Horrors
Bob Sessions was born on September 24, 1940 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Robert Evans Sessions. He was an actor, known for Little Shop of Horrors (1986), Hackers (1995) and Nightbreed (1990). He was married to Sarah Taunton. He died on February 10, 1998 in Westminster, London, England.
47. Eric Lewald
Writer | X-Men
Eric Lewald has developed 12 successful series for television for which he was also employed as showrunner/head-writer.
Eric grew up in Northfield, Minnesota, and Knoxville, Tennessee, where his father, H. Ernest Lewald, worked as professor of Romance Languages. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the ...
48. Carl Low
Actor | Armstrong Circle Theatre
Carl Low was born on October 30, 1916 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Carl Archibald Low Jr. He was an actor, known for Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950), Hud (1963) and Search for Tomorrow (1951). He was married to Virginia Margaret Keffer. He died on October 15, 1988 in Nyack, New York, USA.
50. Jeanne Ellis
Actress | The Girl of the Golden West
Jeanne Ellis was born Jeanne E. Shaffer in 1925 in Knoxville, Tennessee. She had an early interest in music and at four years old became a radio singer for commercial programs at local stations such as WNOX and WCKY. At eleven she signed and toured with Paul Whiteman's orchestra for five years. At ...