Birth Place Matching "Knoxville, Tennessee, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Quentin Tarantino

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...

2. Christina Hendricks

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 ...

4. Johnny Knoxville

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 ...

5. Dale Dickey

Actress | Hell or High Water

Dale Dickey was born on September 29, 1961 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Diana Dale Dickey. She is an actress, known for Hell or High Water (2016), Iron Man 3 (2013) and The Pledge (2001).

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 ...

9. John Cullum

Actor | Northern Exposure

John Cullum was born on March 2, 1930 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as John Curtis Cullum. He is an actor, known for Northern Exposure (1990), 1776 (1972) and Before We Go (2014). He has been married to Emily Frankel since May 5, 1959. They have one child.

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...

11. Cleavant Derricks

Actor | Sliders

Cleavant Derricks was born on May 15, 1953 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor, known for Sliders (1995), Dreamgirls (2006) and Moscow on the Hudson (1984). He has been married to Portia Derricks since June 24, 1986. They have four children.

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.

14. Kenny Chesney

Soundtrack | Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Kenny Chesney was born on March 26, 1968 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Kenneth Arnold Chesney. He was previously married to Renée Zellweger.

15. Meghan Falcone

Actress | Foursome

Meghan Falcone was born on March 6, 1985 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Meghan Michelle Falcone. She is an actress and writer, known for Foursome (2016), Californication (2007) and Future Man (2017).

16. Mary Costa

Actress | Sleeping Beauty

Mary Costa was born on April 5, 1930 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress, known for Sleeping Beauty (1959), The Great Waltz (1972) and The Merry Widow (1968). She was previously married to Frank Tashlin.

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 ...

18. Clinton Derricks-Carroll

Actor | Sliders

Clinton Derricks-Carroll was born on May 15, 1953 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor, known for Sliders (1995), The Further Adventures of Wally Brown (1980) and Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999).

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 ...

21. Morgan Stevens

Actor | Fame

Morgan Stevens was born on October 16, 1951 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Calvin Morgan Stevens. He is an actor and writer, known for Fame (1982), Murder One (1995) and A Year in the Life (1987).

22. Kelsea Ballerini

Actress | Nashville

Kelsea Ballerini was born on September 12, 1993 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Kelsea Nicole Ballerini. She has been married to Morgan Evans since December 2, 2017.

23. Henry Cho

Actor | McHale's Navy

Henry Cho was born on December 30, 1962 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for McHale's Navy (1997), Say It Isn't So (2001) and Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation (1992).

24. Carol Mayo Jenkins

Actress | Fame

Carol Mayo Jenkins was born on November 24, 1938 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Carole Mayo Jenkins. She is an actress, known for Fame (1982), Another World (1964) and Hollywood Heartbreak (1990).

25. Elizabeth Barnes

Casting Director | GLOW

Attended Hendrix College in Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

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 ...

28. Tina Wesson

Actress | The 3

Tina Wesson was born on December 26, 1960 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Tina Nicely. She is an actress, known for The 3, Survivor (2000) and Weakest Link (2001). She has been married to Dale Wesson since May 1999. She was previously married to Jim Collins.

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 ...

30. Linda Carlson

Actress | The Beverly Hillbillies

Linda Carlson was born on May 12, 1945 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress, known for The Beverly Hillbillies (1993), Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (1992) and Murder One (1995).

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

Writer | Red Bull Signature Series: Crashed Ice World Championships

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).

33. Dean Panaro

Actor | Marvel Avengers Academy

Dean Panaro was born on July 15, 1971 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Dean C. Panaro. He is a talent agent and actor. He was previously married to Jill Arrington.

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 ...

35. Brownie McGhee

Soundtrack | Angel Heart

Brownie McGhee was born on November 30, 1915 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Walter McGhee. He died on February 16, 1996 in Oakland, California, USA.

36. Jack Landry

Actor | Contraband

Jack Landry was born on October 6, 1978 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Contraband (2012), 2 Guns (2013) and Gifted (2017). He has been married to Weatherly Dean Brewer since June 4, 2005.

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 ...

39. Mitchell Edmonds

Actor | Days of Our Lives

Mitchell Edmonds was born on January 24, 1940 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Martin (1992) and Modern Family (2009).

40. Brian Bell

Actor | Factory Girl

Brian Bell was born on December 9, 1968 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor and composer, known for Factory Girl (2006), Weezer: Buddy Holly (1994) and Weezer: L.A. Girlz (2016).

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.

42. Les Murphy

Actor | 3 Days 3 Nights

Les Murphy was born on December 16, 1979 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. He is known for his work on 3 Days 3 Nights, Papa and The Numbers Elegy (2019).

43. Dakota Henry

Actor | If You're Gone

Dakota Henry was born on June 26, 1998 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor, known for If You're Gone (2019).

44. Jeremy Bolden

Sound Department | Fair Chase

45. Kristian Bush

Soundtrack | Hall Pass

Kristian Bush was born on March 14, 1970 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Kristian Merrill Bush. He was previously married to Jill Meredith Joyner.

46. Christopher Douglas

Actor | The Young and the Restless

Christopher Douglas was born on August 26, 1969 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Christopher W. Douglas. He is an actor, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), Playing Mona Lisa (2000) and Passions (1999).

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.

49. Rodney Atkins

Soundtrack | The Bourne Legacy

Rodney Atkins was born on March 28, 1969 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. He has been married to Rose Falcon since November 10, 2013. He was previously married to Tammy Jo McDonald.

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 ...


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