Birth Place Matching "Belleville, Illinois, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Shattered Glass
Peter Sarsgaard was born at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, to Judy Lea (Reinhardt) and John Dale Sarsgaard, an engineer who worked for the Air Force and later Monsanto and IBM. He is a graduate of St. Louis' Washington University, where he majored in history and literature. He was a co-founder of ...
3. Buddy Ebsen
Actor | The Beverly Hillbillies
Buddy Ebsen began his career as a dancer in the late 1920s in a Broadway chorus. He later formed a vaudeville act with his sister Vilma Ebsen, which also appeared on Broadway. In 1935 he and his sister went to Hollywood, where they were signed for the first of MGM's Eleanor Powell movies, Broadway ...
5. Ken Kwapis
Director | One Mississippi
Ken Kwapis is an award-winning director who has moved easily between the worlds of feature filmmaking and television directing. He most recently directed the Warner Bros. comedy "License to Wed" starring Robin Williams, Mandy Moore and John Krasinski. He previously directed "The Sisterhood of the ...
6. Jeff Tweedy
Soundtrack | Boyhood
Jeff Tweedy began his musical career in the late 80s with the band 'Uncle Tupelo.' The band had two frontmen: Jeff on bass and vocals and his long time friend Jay Farrar on guitar and vocals. The band was based out of St. Louis, MO and lasted until the early 90s when the members decided to go their...
Special Effects | Hatchet
When he ran the make-up effects department at New World Pictures, Roger Corman called him "...the best in the business..." John Carl Buechler was born in Belleville, Illinois. An actor, writer, producer, director, special effects artist, he has always been in love with filmmaking. He was the first ...
8. Darius Miles
Actor | National Lampoon's Van Wilder
Darius LaVar Miles is one of the most physically gifted and tantalizing talents ever to grace the hardcourts of the National Basketball Association. He's an opposing coach's match up nightmare. Darius, at 6' 9", has the height of a frontcourt player, but the nimbleness and the ball handling ability...
Actress | Check Inn to Christmas
Charla Kaye Bocchicchio was born in Belleville, IL to Robert and Frances Hale, the youngest of five children. Always interested in make-believe and performing, she got her start in theatre in her youth and continued her love of acting into her young adulthood, at the University of Utah where she ...
11. Vilma Ebsen
Actress | Broadway Melody of 1936
Vilma Ebsen was born on February 1, 1911 in Belleville, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935). She was married to Robert Emmett Dolan and Stanley Briggs. She died on March 12, 2007 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.
12. Jimmy Connors
Self | Wimbledon
Jimmy Connors was born on September 2, 1952 in Belleville, Illinois, USA as James Scott Connors. He is an actor, known for Wimbledon (1937), Family Guy (1999) and The French (1982). He has been married to Patti McGuire since October 2, 1979. They have two children.
13. Molly Cravens
Actress | Hercules: The Brave and the Bold
Molly Cravens is an Actress, American soccer player, and musician. She is best known for her role as the sarcastic, blonde, teenage neighbor Hayley Sundin in the TV series Up on High Ground (2014). Molly began acting at age 7 when she was cast into her first acting role in the St. Louis independent...
14. Jaylen Davis
Actor | 2nd Generation
Jaylen Davis was born on November 8, 1998, in Belleville, Illinois. He was raised by his mother, Lynnette, his dad wasn't present in his life in which his mom became his acting father as well. He has 5 sisters, one from his mom and 4 from his dad. His mother was there for him every step of the way ...
17. Rylee Cravens
Actress | Up on High Ground
Rylee Cravens is an American actress,soccer player, and musician. She is best known for her role as the popular, blonde, teenage high school student Savannah Swanson in the TV series Up on High Ground (2014). Rylee began acting at age 10. She was cast into her first acting role in the St. Louis ...
Actor | Supermen: World War
Scott Michael Dunn was born on January 4, 1973 in Belleville, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Supermen: World War (2019), Fugue (2018) and The Box. He has been married to Rebecca Ellen Dunn since July 16, 2013. They have three children.
20. Joe Russell
Producer | Laboratory Conditions
Joe Russell was born on August 27, 1978 in Belleville, Illinois, USA as Joseph Russell Lanham. He is a producer and actor known for the Netflix Original film XOXO (2016) and the short film Laboratory Conditions starring Marisa Tomei and Minnie Driver. He studied producing at UCLA and trained under ...
22. Adam Maurer
Actor | The Grail
Adam Maurer is an American actor known for "Where We Were" a story about a family dealing with their child's battle with cancer. "Last Day on Earth" which is about discovering Higgs boson particle (God's particle) & "When He Left" where he portrays a returning soldier from Afghanistan dealing with ...
23. Shannon Laine
Actress | Bloodshed
Shannon Laine is an American actress and model. She was born in Belleville, Illinois where she attended Belleville Township High School (1998). She attended Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana on a full-ride soccer scholarship before transferring to the University of Texas at ...
29. Kathy Hanner
Actress | The Junction
Kathy Hanner grew up in Baldwin, Illinois. A small town just an hour away from St. Louis, Missouri. She made her motion picture debut as an extra in the movie "Black Hole". Currently, she is pursuing a degree in Nursing. Other credits include: The Musical "GodSpell", several local commercials, and ...
30. Ted Trent
Actor | Hidden Hills
Ted Trent was born in a small farming community in Southern Illinois. After years of participating in High School and College Theatre and Speech Team, Ted graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications and a minor in Political Science. With his degree in his ...
32. Jessica Jordan
Actress | Up on High Ground
Jessica Jordan came from a large family, 3 sisters, 4 brothers, and 17 nieces and nephews. Jessica has been in dance since she was 2 years. She has joined dance team and competes at competition with 2 solos and a duet. She starting acting in training classes since she was 9 years old. Her first ...
33. Tom Irvin
Special Effects | Species
Born in 1966 at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Illinois, to Rose and John Irvin. After his parents divorced in 1970 he and his sister Angela moved with their mother to Collinsville, Illinois. As a child he became fascinated with make-up effects and by the age of 15 he knew that he wanted to pursue ...
35. Mark Moore
Visual Effects | Minority Report
After receiving a BFA in Industrial Design and a BA in Graphic Design from the University of Washington in Seattle, Mark moved to San Francisco in 1983. There, he worked in product/exhibit design, architectural models and illustration, and toy design (designing a children's ergonomic hand shovel ...
36. Thom Ward
Camera Department | Beyond Desire
Thom Ward was born on April 28, 1969 in Belleville, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Beyond Desire (1995), L.A. Task Force (1994) and Pig (2009). He has been married to Lauree Martell since August 10, 2008. They have three children. He was previously married to Bryn Erin.
37. Buddy Childers
Buddy Childers was born on February 12, 1926 in Belleville, Illinois, USA as Marion Childers. He is known for his work on Jeremiah Johnson (1972), On Any Sunday (1971) and Visit to a Small Planet (1960). He was married to Carol and Jan Belardes. He died on May 24, 2007 in Los Angeles, California, ...
38. Danielle Sawyer
Actress | World of Art
Danielle Marie Sawyer was born to Mark and Robbin Sawyer on the 20th of May 1985 on Scott Air Force Base in Belleville, IL. As Robbin was in the military, Danielle's childhood was filled with moves from IL to PA, to Japan, to Belgium. She has one younger brother and one younger sister. Danielle was...
40. Mark Clem
Producer | War Grooms
Mark Clem's first acting experience came as a result of his three older sister's desire to perform. When he was five, the four siblings would often sing a Capella hymns for family and friends. Throughout his childhood, he and his sisters would sing with the TV, radio, and the family's sizeable ...
43. Daniel Guyton
Writer | Death of a Snowman
Daniel Guyton is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. He won the Best Horror Screenplay Award from the Los Angeles Film and Script Festival in 2013, with his script "A Woman's Touch" (Co-written with Marilisa Walker). His plays "Attic", "Where's Julie?", "Daffodils", "Georgie Gets a ...
50. Tim Stotz
Cinematographer | Reckoning
Tim Stotz is a Time Lord, an extraterrestrial from the planet Gallifrey, who travels through time and space in an internally vast time machine called the Tardis. Tim explores the universe at random, using his extensive knowledge of science, technology and history to avert whatever crisis he ...