Birth Place Matching "Topeka, Kansas, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Annette Bening

Actress | American Beauty

Annette Carol Bening was born on May 29, 1958 in Topeka, Kansas, the youngest of four children of Shirley (Ashley), a soloist and church singer, and Arnett Grant Bening, an insurance salesman. She is of German and British Isles ancestry. Her family moved to California when she was young, and she ...

2. Lois Smith

Actress | Minority Report

Lois Smith was born on November 3, 1930 in Topeka, Kansas, USA as Lois Arlene Humbert. She is an actress, known for Minority Report (2002), Lady Bird (2017) and The Nice Guys (2016). She was previously married to Wesley Dale Smith.

3. Travis Schuldt

Actor | The Boy Next Door

With a wide range of comedic and dramatic roles on television, film and the stage, Travis Schuldt is poised to become tomorrow's most exciting breakthrough story.

Currently seen as Sarah Chalke's forgiving boyfriend, Keith, on NBC's hit comedy, Scrubs (2001), Schuldt has quickly expanded the fan ...

4. Brandon Quintin Adams

Actor | The Sandlot

Best known for his role as Zeke in Michael Jackson's Moonwalker, Brandon Quintin Adams has been involved in the business since toddler age. Appearing in commercials and print ads, was just the start of his career. At the age of 9, he landed his first television role as 'Peter' in the NBC sitcom, ...

5. Eric Edwards

Actor | Blade

Eric Edwards has gained recognition on the big screen and on television, in live theater, and on the stand-up comedy circuit, working non-stop in all four mediums. In fact, in one year, Eric co-starred in two feature films, one television movie, and an original one-man show, all while ...

6. George Dickerson

Actor | Blue Velvet

George Dickerson was born on July 25, 1933 in Topeka, Kansas, USA as George Graf Dickerson Jr. He was an actor, known for Blue Velvet (1986), Death Warrant (1990) and After Dark, My Sweet (1990). He was married to Suzanne Hartman and Victoria Chess. He died on January 10, 2015 in Queens, New York ...

7. Sheila Ryan

Actress | Deadline for Murder

Sheila Ryan was born on June 8, 1921 in Topeka, Kansas, USA as Katherine Elizabeth McLaughlin. She was an actress, known for Deadline for Murder (1946), The Lone Wolf in Mexico (1947) and Lone Star Ranger (1942). She was married to Pat Buttram, Edward Norris and Allan Lane. She died on November 4, ...

8. Gregg Binkley

Actor | Raising Hope

Gregg Binkley was born on March 20, 1963 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Raising Hope (2010), My Name Is Earl (2005) and Café Society (2016).

9. Jayne Houdyshell

Actress | The Bounty Hunter

Jayne Houdyshell was born on September 25, 1953 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. She is an actress, known for The Bounty Hunter (2010), Maid in Manhattan (2002) and Everybody's Fine (2009). She was previously married to Steve Shaffer.

10. Sherie Rene Scott

Actress | P.S. I Love You

Sherie Rene Scott was born on February 8, 1969 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for P.S. I Love You (2007), Marci X (2003) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Coming Out of Their Shells Tour (1990). She was previously married to Kurt Deutsch.

11. Carson Elrod

Actor | Wedding Crashers

Born in Topeka, KS, Carson has degrees in History and Theatre from the University of Kansas. He holds an MFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Acting Program. He has also studied improvisation and performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade, IOWest, and The Peoples Improv Theatre. His ...

12. Katie A. Keane

Actress | My Name Is Khan

Katie Amanda Keane was born and raised in Kansas where she received her BFA in theatre. Her ultimate goal was always to move west, which she did, receiving her MFA in acting from Cal State University, Long Beach. A love of classical theatre led her to spend several seasons with Shakespeare Orange ...

13. Samantha Smith

Actress | Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins

Samantha Smith was born on September 11, 1993 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. She is an actress, known for Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins (2008), Cute With Bad Qualities (2017) and Arachnoquake (2012).

14. Ted North

Actor | The Unsuspected

Ted North was born on October 3, 1916 in Topeka, Kansas, USA as Edward Ernest Steinel. He was an actor, known for The Unsuspected (1947), The Bride Wore Crutches (1940) and Chad Hanna (1940). He was married to Mary Beth Hughes. He died on November 22, 1975 in Florida, USA.

15. Alban Branton

Actor | Amy

Alban Branton was born on November 12, 1962 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. He was an actor, known for Amy (1981) and Little House on the Prairie (1974). He died on July 5, 2016 in California, USA.

16. Roscoe Born

Actor | Powwow Highway

Roscoe Born was born on November 24, 1950 in Topeka, Kansas, USA as Roscoe Conklin Born. He is an actor, known for Powwow Highway (1989), All My Children (1970) and Paper Dolls (1984). He was previously married to Roberta Weiss, Randall Edwards and Adrienne Hampton.

17. Daniel Gilchrist

Actor | Enuattii

Daniel Gilchrist began his love of theatre in high school, where his initial interests were in the production/writing areas. Upon graduating, he began working and volunteering for local theatre productions in his hometown of Topeka, Kansas. His first starring role was as The Creature in Topeka ...

18. Arnold Merritt

Actor | Combat!

Arnold Merritt was born on September 15, 1939 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. He is an actor, known for Combat! (1962), 13 West Street (1962) and Bonanza (1959).

19. Zach Hudson

Stunts | Spider-Man

Zach Hudson was born on September 11, 1972 in Topeka, Kansas, USA as Zachary William Hudson. He is known for his work on Spider-Man (2002), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) and The Island (2005). He has been married to Monica Braunger since August 28, 2016. He was previously married ...

20. Gwendolyn Whiteside

Actress | Cold Case

Gwendolyn Whiteside was born on October 19, 1974 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. She is an actress, known for Cold Case (2003), Life Sentence (2004) and Six Feet Under (2001).

21. D. Duckie Rodriguez

Actor | The Figure

D. Duckie Rodriguez always knew what he wanted to be in life; world renowned astrophysicist Carl Sagan. Unfortunately, there already was a world renowned astrophysicist Carl Sagan, so his fallback was to become a superhero. He discovered that magic and psychic powers did not actually exist, so he ...

22. Sam Comer

Set Decorator | Sunset Blvd.

Sam Comer's name appears on a sign in the hotel lobby in The Well-Groomed Bride (1946).

23. Melanie Ryan

Actress | Four Bottles

Melanie Ryan was born on August 25, 1977 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. She is an actress, known for Four Bottles (2017), Stuck (2015) and Untitled Zombie Project (2014).

24. Amy Lynn Best

Actress | Severe Injuries

Amy Lynn Best is a trained dancer and actress who started in the business by co-producing the independent feature horror film, The Resurrection Game, and co-stars as the pop psychologist turned zombie exterminator, Sister Mary Bliss. Like many independent film producers, Amy learned the film ...

25. Katrina Leskanich

Actress | Allsang På Grensen

Katrina Leskanich was born on April 10, 1960 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. She is an actress, known for Allsang På Grensen (2007), Katrina & the Waves: Is That It? (1986) and Katrina & the Waves: Do You Want Crying (1985).

26. Oscar Smith

Actor | College Scandal

Oscar Smith was born on October 28, 1885 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. He was an actor, known for College Scandal (1935), Man Power (1927) and Close Harmony (1929). He died on March 18, 1956 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

28. Jeff Hoferer

Actor | Finding Emo

Jeff Hoferer was born on December 24, 1976 in Topeka, Kansas, USA as Jeffrey Adam Hoferer. He is an actor and writer, known for Finding Emo (2007), FriendMe and Almost (2002). He has been married to Hilary Kennedy since May 1, 2010.

29. Earl Lee

Actor | Five

Earl Lee was born on May 4, 1886 in Topeka, Kansas, USA as Earl Lee Huntington. He was an actor, known for Five (1951), The Christmas Carol (1949) and Space Patrol (1950). He died on June 2, 1955 in Redwood City, California, USA.

31. Dennis McMullen

Actor | Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Dennis was born in Topeka Ks, where he attended Topeka high school Hw was in the US Navy during the Korean War and was a Navy Photographer He moved to California where he atended college at Los angeles City college and Santa Monica City College where he took drama. He was in a play at Pasadena ...

32. Ruth Robinson

Actress | Impact

Ruth Robinson was born on August 18, 1887 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. She was an actress, known for Impact (1949), Down Mexico Way (1941) and Across the Sierras (1941). She died on March 17, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

33. Teddy Eck

Actor | Lincoln

Teddy Eck was born on May 9, 1982 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. He is an actor, known for Lincoln (2012), Lights Camera Bullshit (2014) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999).

34. Jason William Spencer

Writer | To Here Knows When

Jason William Spencer is a Screenwriter/TV Writer residing in Hollywood, CA. His current project is with S.H.Y. Films out of London, England where he is the Screenwriter for the feature-length thriller, "Lost Within." His feature-length drama, "To Here Knows When," won Project of the Month on ...

35. Shirley Phelps-Roper

Self | Judgment Day

Shirley Phelps-Roper was born on October 31, 1957 in Topeka, Kansas, USA as Shirley Lynn Phelps. She has been married to Brent Roper since November 25, 1983. They have 11 children.

36. Joanne Jordan

Actress | Loophole

Joanne Jordan was born on September 5, 1920 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. She was an actress, known for Loophole (1954), I Cover the Underworld (1955) and The Bottom of the Bottle (1956). She was married to MacLeod. She died on July 29, 2009 in Calabasas, California, USA.

37. Arthur H. Wolf

Producer | Your University

Born in Topeka, Kansas, in 1917, Arthur H. Wolf and his friend from Topeka, Russell A. Mosser, started up a film company called the Centron Corporation in Lawrence, Kansas. This company produced dozens of industrial and educational films for Young America, McGraw-Hill and dozens of Fortune 500 ...

38. Tom McGinnis

Actor | Carnival of Souls

Tom McGinnis was a semi-professional actor from Topeka, Kansas, who was active in that town's civic theater and also frequently appeared in industrial and educational films made by the Centron Corporation in nearby Lawrence, Kansas. There, McGinnis often worked with director Herk Harvey, who cast ...

39. Hal G. Evarts

Writer | The Big Trail

American writer Hal Evarts was born in Topeka, KS, in 1887. He dropped out of high school in Topeka after two years and journeyed to what was known as the Indian Territory (modern-day Oklahoma) where he got a job as a surveyor. He discovered that the outdoor life appealed to him. He traveled all ...

40. Rich Williams

Self | Rock Concert

Rich Williams was born on February 1, 1951 in Topeka, Kansas, USA.

41. Kent Youngblood

Producer | Lullaby Road

Kent Youngblood was born in Kansas. At a young age, he moved to Colorado where he discovered his passion for filmmaking. His films have screened at numerous festivals worldwide, garnered notable media attention and won the coveted Gold Remi for Best Experimental Film at WorldFest several times (...

42. Thad Beier

Visual Effects | U-571

Thad Beier was born on January 1, 1960 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. He is known for his work on U-571 (2000), The Core (2003) and Deep Blue Sea (1999). He has been married to Cathy Beier since November 23, 1984. They have two children.

43. Alisha McKinney

Actress | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Alisha McKinney was born on March 9, 1972 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. She is an actress, known for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and Once We Were Strangers (1997).

44. Steve Sanders

Actor | Disco Godfather

Steve Sanders was born in 1944 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. He is known for his work on Disco Godfather (1979), Futuresport (1998) and Dynamo (1978).

45. Mike McNulty

Camera Department | A New Christmas

Mike McNulty was born on July 6, 1988 in Topeka, Kansas, USA as Michael Joseph McNulty. He is known for his work on A New Christmas, D.H.A.R.M.A. 9 (2014) and Friends from College (2017).

46. James Smith

Actor | Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

James is a graduate of Kansas State University, with an MFA from West Virginia University. As a former member of Moving Arts Theatre Company in Los Angeles, James had the opportunity to work with many talented people on exclusive world premiere plays, such as Lee Wochner's "Size of Pike" and "Happy...

48. Bill Kilmer

Actor | The Last Time I Saw Archie

Bill Kilmer was born on September 5, 1939 in Topeka, Kansas, USA as William Orland Kilmer Jr. He is an actor, known for The Last Time I Saw Archie (1961), NFL Monday Night Football (1970) and The NFL on NBC (1965). He has been married to Sandra Scott since February 20, 1978.

49. Mike Torrez

Actor | Jungle Assault

Mike Torrez was born on August 28, 1946 in Topeka, Kansas, USA as Michael Augustine Torrez. He is an actor, known for Jungle Assault (1989), 1977 American League Championship Series (1977) and 1977 World Series (1977).

50. Brandon Agan

Production Designer | Killroy Was Here

Brandon Agan was born on February 15, 1992 in Topeka, Kansas, USA. He is known for his work on Killroy Was Here, Draupadi Unleashed and Solus (2014).


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