Birth Place Matching "Amarillo, Texas, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Cyd Charisse
Actress | Silk Stockings
Cyd Charisse was born Tula Ellice Finklea on March 8, 1921 in Amarillo, Texas. Born to be a dancer, she spent her early childhood taking ballet lessons and joined the Ballet Russe at age 13. In 1939, she married Nico Charisse, her former dance teacher. In 1943, she appeared in her first film, ...
Actress | The Man Who Knew Too Much
Carolyn Jones was born April 28, 1930, in Amarillo, Texas. Her mother was Jeannette and her sister was Bette (Moriarty). She was an imaginative child, much like her mother. In 1934, her father abandoned the family and her mother moved them in with her parents, also in Amarillo. As a child Carolyn ...
5. Derek Cecil
Actor | House of Cards
Derek Cecil was born on January 15, 1973 in Amarillo, Texas. He graduated from the University of Houston and the American Conservatory's Advanced Theater Training Program in San Francisco, California. He is a founding member of New York's Rude Mechanicals Theater Company and has acted and directed ...
Actress | Christmas in the Heartland
Born in Amarillo Texas, raised in Tulsa Oklahoma, and the youngest of 3 girls, Paula Trickey attended East Central High School in Tulsa. Paula found her love for acting at the tender age of 8. At a time of grief in her family home, Paula performed and wrote plays in hopes to entertain and cheer up ...
7. Ann Doran
Actress | Rebel Without a Cause
Ann Doran appeared in over 500 motion pictures and 1000 television shows, by one count. Starting at the age of four, she appeared in hundreds of silent films under assumed names so her father's family wouldn't find out. Rarely a featured player (although Charles Starrett's Rio Grande (1938) is a ...
Actress | M
Jorja Curtright was born on August 14, 1923 in Amarillo, Texas, USA. She was an actress, known for M (1951), The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956) and Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955). She was married to Sidney Sheldon. She died on May 11, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Self | Omnibus
Virginia Lucille Jones was born on April 23, 1909 in Amarillo, Texas, USA. She is known for her work on Omnibus (1967), One Moment Please (1956) and This Is Your Life (1950). She was married to Benjamin Abraham Price and Oliver Hardy. She died on October 8, 1986 in Burbank, California, USA.
11. Harry Northup
Actor | Taxi Driver
Harry E. Northup has made a living as an actor for 30 years, acting in 37 films, including Mean Streets (1973), Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974), Taxi Driver (1976) (1976 Palme d'Or winner at Cannes), Fighting Mad (1976) (starring role), Citizens Band (1977), Blue Collar (1978), Over the Edge...
12. Dustin Tucker
Actor | Spenser Confidential
Dustin was born in Amarillo, TX. He attended the famed Interlochen Arts Academy and then moved to New York when he was 18. After his apprenticeship with Williamstown Theater Festival he made his Broadway debut in the 1999 revival of The Rainmaker, directed by Scott Ellis and starring Woody ...
13. Les Brandt
Actor | CSI: Miami
Les Brandt was raised on the Great Plains of Amarillo, Texas in the northern most region near historic Palo Duro Canyon, which was the major battle of the Red River War, which ended in the confinement of southern Plains Indians. Was in choir from 7th grade to 11th grade as a 1st Tenor and had hopes...
Actor | The Big Lebowski
Country-folk singer/songwriter Jimmie Dale Gilmore is best known for his unusual fusion of traditional honky-tonk, Hank Williams-ish country stylings with lyrics influenced by Eastern mysticism and philosophy. Born and raised among country musicians in the Texas panhandle, Gilmore grew up in ...
17. George Bell
Actor | Temple Houston
George Bell is a cowboy actor who has been constantly overlooked by western enthusiast. Starting in the 1940s, Bell was a regular in western movies that were filmed at Republic where Bell could be seen menacing the good guys as a part of the gang that were terrorizing the local citizens or he could...
18. Bradley Dorsey
Actor | Meant to Be
Born and raised in Amarillo, Texas, Bradley knew from a very young age he wanted to pursue a career in the television/film industry. At the age of 17, Bradley had already created and was producing a nationally syndicated radio drama/series titled "Just South of Normal," which aired weekly on over ...
20. Jack Wrather
Producer | Lassie
Oil millionaire who bought the rights to "The Lone Ranger". Also produced "Lassie and "Sgt. Preston of the Yukon". He built the Disneyland Hotel, founded Los Angeles' PBS station KCET and turned the Queen Mary and Howard Hughes' experimental airplane, "The Spruce Goose", into tourist attractions in ...
23. Cynthia Baker
Actress | The Fugitive
Cynthia was born Cynthia S. Baker in Amarillo, Texas on 20 August 1947. She started her acting career at Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, Illinois, in 1965. Through her extremely talented work, Cynthia was eventually signed with Shirley Hamilton Talent in Chicago, one of Chicago's oldest and...
26. Bill Patton
Actor | The Last Chance
Bill Patton was born on June 2, 1894 in Amarillo, Texas, USA as William P. Patton. He is known for his work on The Last Chance (1926), Smoking Trails (1924) and Beyond the Trail (1926). He was married to Birdie and Emily. He died on December 12, 1951 in Gardena, California, USA.
28. Dorothy Babb
Actress | Earl Carroll Sketchbook
Dorothy Babb was born on June 17, 1926 in Amarillo, Texas, USA as Dorothy Mae Babb. She was an actress, known for Earl Carroll Sketchbook (1946), How's About It? (1943) and Give Out, Sisters (1942). She died on May 13, 1998 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.
30. Dory Funk Jr.
Actor | World Wide Wrestling
Semi-retired American professional wrestler and trainer who had great success all over the world. Prior to wrestling, he was one of the many future stars who played football for West Texas State University. He debuted in 1963 after training under his father Dory Funk Sr. and Lou Thesz. While ...
33. Scott Casey
Actor | WWF: Wrestlefest 88
Scott Casey was born on January 11, 1954 in Amarillo, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for WWF: Wrestlefest 88 (1988), WWE PPV on WWE Network (1985) and Survivor Series (1988). He has been married to Debra Gordon since August 12, 1991. They have three children.
34. Barrymore Barlow
Actor | WWWF Championship Wrestling
Born May 28th, 1958 in Amarillo, Texas, Randal 'Barry' Orton, arrived in Kansas City, Mo. three days later with his mother, Rita, at the wheel of the car. This served as an early sample of what life would hold for the newborn, Barry, as his father, Bob Orton Sr., 'The Big O' was a professional ...
37. Jack Hanlon
Actor | Parade of the West
Jack Hanlon was born on February 15, 1916 in Amarillo, Texas, USA as Jack Clem Hanlon. He was an actor, known for Parade of the West (1930), The Shakedown (1929) and Copy (1929). He was married to Jean. He died on December 13, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
39. George Coker
George Coker was born in Amarillo, Texas to John Bray Coker and Robbie Allen Coker née Pass and lived in the Texas Panhandle until 1951, when his family moved to Linden, New Jersey. Before joining the Navy, he attained the rank of Eagle Scout and played high school varsity football at Saint ...
42. Wesley Scott
Actor | Hotel Secrets & Legends
Raised in Cowboy family, Wesley Scott was born in Amarillo, TX and raised in Panhandle, TX. He studied theatre at Texas State University and despite his family suggesting a more stable field, Wesley pursued acting in Austin, TX and then moved to Los Angeles, CA in 2013 where he now resides.
44. Wayne Hudgins
Editor | Will Rogers: Look Back in Laughter
Wayne Hudgins was born on June 19, 1950 in Amarillo, Texas, USA as Ivan Wayne Hudgins III. He was an editor and actor, known for Will Rogers: Look Back in Laughter (1987), Cinderella Liberty (1973) and As the World Turns (1956). He died on December 18, 1997 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
45. Erik Watts
Actor | WWE Monday Night RAW
is an American semi-retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearances with World Championship Wrestling and the World Wrestling Federation in the 1990s. He is the son of wrestler Bill Watts. Watts trained as a wrestler under his father, Bill Watts, and after wrestling for three ...
46. Ryan Self
Actor | Battlestar Galactica: Deadlock
Ryan Self was born in Amarillo, TX and grew up in St. Louis, MO. He graduated from Bradley University in 2005, where he notably founded the improv group BBQ Kitten. He moved to Los Angeles shortly after graduation to pursue writing and acting. He now writes for film and TV and acts in video games, ...
50. Douglas Stewart
Actor | What About You
Douglas Stewart (M. Ed/SAG-AFTRA, Producing Artistic Director/Instructor)
Douglas Stewart is an accomplished producer, director, presentation trainer, writer, and actor. As a performer, Douglas has over 100 theater and dance productions to his credit. His feature films include featured or supporting...