Birth Place Matching "Springfield, Illinois, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Cecily Strong

Actress | Saturday Night Live

Cecily Strong was born on February 8, 1984 in Springfield, Illinois, USA as Cecily Legler Strong. She is an actress, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), Ghostbusters (2016) and The Boss (2016).

2. Sarah Danielle Madison

Actress | Jurassic Park III

Sarah Danielle Madison was born in Springfield, Illinois. She was a 1992 graduate of Latin School of Chicago, the alma mater of Nancy Reagan, Bob Balaban, Brendan Baber, Crispin Freeman, Clark Freeman and Cassidy Freeman.

She attended Amherst College and graduated in 1996. A talented scientist, she ...

3. Rick Lenz

Actor | Cactus Flower

Rick Lenz was born on November 21, 1939 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for Cactus Flower (1969), Hec Ramsey (1972) and The Six Million Dollar Man (1974). He has been married to Linda Kurth since May 15, 1982. He was previously married to Jessica Rains.

4. Brendon Small

Writer | Home Movies

Small started learning guitar at 15, and graduated from the Berklee College of Music in 1997. During his music studies he concurrently took several writing and comedy classes at Emerson College. After graduating, he began performing stand-up at The Comedy Studio in Harvard Square, where he was ...

5. Brad Jones

Writer | Freak Out

Brad Jones was born on December 20, 1981 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. He is an editor and producer, known for Freak Out (2003), Game Boys (2008) and Paranoia (2011). He has been married to Laura Luke since November 11, 2017. He was previously married to Jillian Zurawski.

6. Jay Manuel

Producer | America's Next Top Model

Jay Manuel was born on August 14, 1972 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on America's Next Top Model (2003), Canada's Next Top Model (2006) and Eve (2003).

7. Lawrence A. Mandley

Actor | A Stone Cold Christmas

Lawrence Mandley was born in Springfield, Illinois and grew up in Chicago. His first stage appearance was a school talent show when he was in 2nd grade. The song was "Tequila" and Lawrence sat on the floor, center stage with a wide brimmed straw hat covering his face as two 8th grade girls in ...

8. Rebecca Lowman

Actress | Eve of Understanding

Rebecca Lowman was born on February 25, 1970 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. She is an actress, known for Eve of Understanding (2006), CSI: NY (2004) and The Onion Movie (2008).

9. Frank Senger

Actor | Léon

Frank Senger was born on December 10, 1954 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Léon: The Professional (1994), 13 (2010) and Mickey Blue Eyes (1999). He died on April 15, 2016 in New York, New York, USA.

10. Christopher Stapleton

Actor | Compulsion

Christopher James Stapleton was born on February 18, 1971 in Sherman, Illinois, a small rural town outside Springfield. Perhaps his first interest in acting came when his parents, Jim and Phyllis, purchased a camcorder. It wasn't long before Chris and his younger twin brothers, Tony and Brian, ...

11. Lincoln Hoppe

Actor | Stargate Origins

Lincoln Hoppe was born on June 5, 1971 in Springfield, Illinois, USA as Lincoln Werner Hoppe. He is an actor and writer, known for Stargate Origins (2018), Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed (2012) and The Singles Ward (2002). He is married to Page Hoppe. They have two children.

12. Bobby Watson

Actor | The Devil with Hitler

Bobby Watson's acting career began in the late 19th Century, in Springfield, Illinois. At age 10 he had the peanut concession on Saturday afternoons at Springfield's only dance hall, the Olympic Theatre. By age 12 he graduated to the evening concession, and joyously studied the travelling variety ...

13. Dianne Travis

Actress | Seinfeld

Dianne Travis is an avid western rider and horsewoman. She first discovered her desire to be an actress, when she saw Jennifer Jones in The Song of Bernadette (1943). At that moment she realized that acting was her passion. Dianne moved to New York City as a teenager from Springfield, Ill. She ...

14. Victor Holstein

Actor | Chicago Med

Victor Holstein was born on April 9th, 1980 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Chicago Med (2015) , Other People's Children (2017), Halliday (2012) and Man/Kind (2007). He is the youngest of five children, including triplet sisters. He graduated with a theater ...

15. Russell Smith

Producer | Juno

Russell Smith was born on April 21, 1954 in Springfield, Illinois, USA as Russell Alan Smith. He is a producer, known for Juno (2007), The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) and The Man in the Iron Mask (1998).

16. Leah Renee Benner

Actress | Lucifer

Born in Illinois in 2004, Leah Renee' decided by the time she was 2 years old that she was artist.

In 2012 her family moved to Los Angeles so that she and her brother could pursue their dreams. That's when Leah decided that she was meant to be an actress and/or singer. She started taking acting and ...

17. Theodore Lorch

Actor | The Last of the Mohicans

Theodore Lorch was born on September 29, 1873 in Springfield, Illinois, USA as Theodore Andrew Lorch. He was an actor, known for The Last of the Mohicans (1920), Half-Wits Holiday (1947) and Ginsberg the Great (1927). He was married to Diana Christiansen, Cecil and Mary. He died on November 12, ...

18. Louise Stanley

Actress | Gun Lords of Stirrup Basin

Louise Stanley was born on January 28, 1915 in Springfield, Illinois, USA as Louise Keyes. She was an actress, known for Gun Lords of Stirrup Basin (1937), Thunder in the Desert (1938) and Sky Bandits (1940). She was married to Jack Randall, Dennis O'Keefe and Charles Munn. She died on December 28,...

19. Nathan Adloff

Writer | Miles

Nathan Adloff is a Los Angeles based Screenwriter and Director. His most recent feature is "Miles" (Co-Wrote/Directed). The film is semi-autobiographical and centers on a high school senior who joins the girls volleyball team in hopes of winning a college scholarship after his father's untimely ...

20. Calise Hawkins

Writer | Hood Adjacent with James Davis

Calise Hawkins was born on February 28, 1980 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. She is a writer and actress, known for Hood Adjacent with James Davis (2017), Synergy (2015) and Lie Detectors (2015).

22. Jillian Zurawski

Actress | The Nostalgia Critic

Jillian Zurawski was born on March 25, 1982 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. She is known for her work on Nostalgia Critic (2007), The Hooker with a Heart of Gold (2010) and The Cinema Snob Movie (2012). She was previously married to Brad Jones.

23. June Christy

Soundtrack | Mulholland Falls

She was Stan Kenton's big band singer, replacing Anita O'Day in 1945. She also worked with Bruce Boyd Raeburn and his orchestra before she joined the Kenton band. This blonde, blue-eyed singer is one of the most talented female singers in the history of jazz. She recorded many albums for Capitol ...

24. Brad Booker

Animation Department | Spider-Man

Brad Booker was born on November 27, 1971 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Spider-Man (2002), The Book of Life (2014) and The Iron Giant (1999).

25. Neil Flanagan

Actor | Fleshpot on 42nd Street

Neil Flanagan was a regular stock company actor who appeared in a handful of enjoyably low-grade cheapie horror and exploitation features for notorious Staten Island Grade-Z schlock independent auteur Andy Milligan. Flanagan was born on May 6, 1934, in Springfield, Illinois, and raised in St. Louis,...

26. Joe Clarke

Producer | The Wedge

Joe Clarke was born on May 8, 1988 in Springfield, Illinois, USA as Joseph Patrick Ferris Clarke. He is a producer and director, known for The Wedge (2012), The Formula (2014) and Blendered (2007).

27. Geraldine Hall

Actress | Ace in the Hole

Geraldine Hall was born on January 31, 1905 in Springfield, Illinois, USA as Geraldine Browning. She was an actress, known for Ace in the Hole (1951), More Than a Secretary (1936) and Remember the Day (1941). She was married to Porter Hall. She died on September 18, 1970 in Woodland Hills, Los ...

28. Bud Ross

Actor | The Twins

Bud Ross was born on November 8, 1868 in Springfield, Illinois, USA as Aaron Crawford Ross. He was an actor and writer, known for The Twins (1913), The Chief Cook (1917) and The Messenger (1921). He died on March 19, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

29. John Clifford

Writer | Carnival of Souls

A native of Springfield, Illiinois, John Clifford moved to Chicago and lived with relatives after the deaths of his parents. Wanting to work as a writer--but feeling that he couldn't write anything longer than a joke-- Clifford began working as a joke writer, selling material to radio comedian Ken ...

30. Stephen Verona

Director | The Lords of Flatbush

Stephen Verona was born on September 11, 1940 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. He is a director and writer, known for The Lords of Flatbush (1974), The Rehearsal (1969) and Pipe Dreams (1976).

32. Ben Wells

Actor | Meanwhile...

Ben Wells was born on April 14, 1980 in Springfield, Illinois, USA as Benjamin J. Wells. He is an actor and writer, known for Meanwhile... (2012), Shakespeare's Merchant (2003) and Third String Kicker (2011).

33. Beatrice Ives Welles

Beatrice Ives Welles was born on September 1, 1883 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. She was married to Richard Head Welles. She died on May 10, 1924.

34. Brian Irving

Actor | Game Boys

Brian Irving was born on May 4, 1983 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Game Boys (2008), Brad & Jerrid (2009) and Game Boys: The Animated Series (2013).

35. Robert Lincoln

Self | Prince Henry (of Prussia) at Lincoln's Monument, Chicago, Ill.

Robert Lincoln was born on August 1, 1843 in Springfield, Illinois, USA as Robert Todd Lincoln. He was married to Mary Harlan. He died on July 25, 1926 in Manchester, Vermont, USA.

36. Jon Rowland

Actor | Obsessed

Jon Rowland was born in Springfield, Illinois, USA as Thomas Jonathan Rowland. He is an actor, known for Obsessed (2009), Grey's Anatomy (2005) and The Appearance of Things (2008).

37. Tyler Tyhurst

Actor | Desert Hearts

Tyler Tyhurst was born on June 18, 1955 in Springfield, Illinois, USA as Tyler Frederick Tyhurst. He was an actor and producer, known for Desert Hearts (1985), Mister Roberts (1984) and Outlaws (1986). He died on January 12, 1994 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

38. Jayar Myers

Location Management | Adventureland

Jayar Myers was born on April 29, 1983 in Springfield, Illinois, USA as Joshua Ray Myers. He is known for his work on Adventureland (2009), Isn't It Romantic (2019) and CSI: NY (2004).

39. Michael Shawn

Actor | The Goodbye Girl

Michael Shawn was born on July 3, 1944 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on The Goodbye Girl (1977), Aijou monogatari (1984) and Jane Austen in Manhattan (1980).

40. Nickel Hays

Actress | Best Friends

Nickel Hays was born on December 16, 1986 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. She is an actress, known for Best Friends (2008).

41. Edmund H. Hansen

Sound Department | Wilson

Edmund H. Hansen was appointed as head of the Sound Department of Fox Films and retained that position when the studio changed into 20th Century-Fox. In his capacity as a sound director he was nominated for 14 Academy Awards and won two, for Special Sound Effects on The Rains Came (1939) and Sound ...

42. Ruth C. Ellis

Self | Living with Pride: Ruth C. Ellis @ 100

Ruth C. Ellis was born on July 23, 1899 in Springfield, Illinois, USA as Ruth Charlotte Ellis. She died on October 5, 2000 in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

43. Jayson Werth

Self | Sunday Night Baseball

Jayson Werth was born on May 20, 1979 in Springfield, Illinois, USA as Jayson Richard Gowan.

44. Arik Martin

Writer | Sympathy

Arik Martin is a screenwriter and playwright from Chicago, where he cut his teeth producing underground theatre in a dilapidated storefront. Critics there hailed him as "the best legit playwright Chicago has seen since David Mamet," and "one of the smartest playwrights working in Chicago - or at ...

45. Justin Hankinson

The Secret Life of Kids

Justin Hankinson was born on August 28, 1993 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on The Secret Life of Kids (2018), Unbound (2017) and Animal Cribs (2017).

46. Barrett Deems

Actor | Rhythm Inn

Barrett Deems was born on March 1, 1914 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Rhythm Inn (1951), Satchmo the Great (1957) and The Edsel Show (1957). He died on September 15, 1998 in Chicago, Illinois.

47. Marion Murray

Actress | Paris Calling

Marion Murray was born in 1885 in Springfield, Illinois, USA as Frances Marion Murray. She was an actress, known for Paris Calling (1941) and The Pirate (1948). She was married to Jed Prouty. She died on November 11, 1951 in New York City, New York, USA.

49. Amy Ryan Gunson

Visual Effects | Stealth

Amy Ryan Gunson was born on October 10, 1973 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. She is known for her work on Stealth (2005), The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and War for the Planet of the Apes (2017).

50. Matt Mitrione

Actor | Street 2

Matt Mitrione was born on July 15, 1978 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for Street 2, Street (2015) and UFC on Fox (2011). He was previously married to Tina.


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