Birth Place Matching "Evanston, Illinois, USA" (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)


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1. William Raymond

Actor | The Woman in 47

William Raymond was born on November 23, 1872 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as William Miner Raymond. He was an actor, known for The Woman in 47 (1916), The Recoil (1917) and The Mystery of the Silver Skull (1913). He died on October 30, 1960 in New York City, New York, USA.

2. Samuel Merwin

Writer | Hush Money

Samuel Merwin was born on 6 October, 1874, at Evanston, Illinois, the son of Orlando H. and Ella B. Merwin. Orlando Merwin served as postmaster of Evanston.

Merwin attended Northwestern University and between 1905 and 1911 worked as associate editor and eventually editor of Success Magazine. In 1907...

3. Henry Kitchell Webster

Writer | The Great Adventure

Henry Kitchell Webster was born on 7 September, 1875, in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Illinois, the son of Towner K. and Emma J. Webster. Webster's father was a prominent Chicago area manufacturer.

After graduating from Hamilton College in 1897, Webster taught rhetoric at Union College. His first...

4. Ralph Bennett

Actor | The Adventures of Jim Bowie

Ralph Bennett was born on March 14, 1878 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Ralph Culver Bennett. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956) and Why Grow Fat Hogs? (1955). He died on March 29, 1959 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

5. Olin Downes

Actor | Carnegie Hall

Olin Downes was born on June 27, 1886 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Edwin Olin Downes. He was an actor and writer, known for Carnegie Hall (1947), First Opera Film Festival (1948) and Trzy etiudy Chopina (1944). He was married to Irene Miles and Marion Davenport. He died on August 22, 1955 in New ...

7. Gladys Feldman

Actress | West of the Water Tower

Gladys Feldman was born on September 28, 1886 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for West of the Water Tower (1923), Shams of Society (1921) and Breaking In (1925). She was married to Horace Braham. She died on February 12, 1974 in New York City, New York, USA.

10. Viola Barry

Actress | The Sea Wolf

Viola Barry was born on March 4, 1894 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Gladys Viola Wilson. She was an actress, known for The Sea Wolf (1913), Martin Eden (1914) and Coals of Fire (1911). She was married to F. McGrew Willis and Jack Conway. She died on April 2, 1964 in Hollywood, California, USA.

11. Laurens Hammond

Radio-Mania

Inventor of the first all-electric organ, the Hammond Organ, patented in April 1934.

12. Paddy Driscoll

Self | 1956 NFL Championship Game

Paddy Driscoll was born on January 11, 1895 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as John Leo Driscoll. He died on June 29, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois.

13. Violette Wilson

The Moon Is Down

Violette Wilson was born on June 12, 1896 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for The Moon Is Down (1943), Mademoiselle Fifi (1944) and 3 Men in White (1944). She was married to Irving Pichel. She died on June 29, 1964 in La Cañada, California, USA.

14. Pat Petterson

Under Western Stars

Pat Petterson was born on November 12, 1896 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Leroy Granville Petterson. He was an actor, known for Under Western Stars (1938), The Old Barn Dance (1938) and Git Along Little Dogies (1937). He was married to Helen Kiff. He died on June 5, 1956 in Illinois.

15. Drew Pearson

Actor | City Across the River

Drew Pearson was born on December 13, 1897 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Andrew Russell Pearson. He was an actor, known for City Across the River (1949), Betrayal from the East (1945) and Dead to the World (1961). He was married to Luvie Moore Abell and Felicia Gizycki. He died on September 1, 1969...

16. William Parsons

William Parsons was born on October 26, 1901 in Evanston, Chicago, Illinois, USA. He died on December 5, 1953 in Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

17. John Lee Mahin

Writer | Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

John Lee Mahin was born on August 23, 1902 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as John Lee Mahin Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957), Show Boat (1951) and North to Alaska (1960). He was married to Muriel Mae McKinnon, Barbara Ann Bonnett, Patsy Ruth Miller and Nancy ...

18. Rosemary Ames

Actress | Our Little Girl

Rosemary Ames was born on December 11, 1906 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Our Little Girl (1935), Love on the Spot (1932) and I Believed in You (1934). She was married to E. Ogden Ketting, Abner J. Stillwel and Bertie Alexander Meyer. She died on April 15, 1988 in Truth ...

19. Onest Conley

Actor | Vengeance

Onest Conley was born on December 25, 1906 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Vengeance (1930), Racing Luck (1935) and Jungle Goddess (1948). He died on October 8, 1989 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

21. John Griggs

Actor | Fearless Fosdick

John Griggs was born on May 19, 1908 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Fearless Fosdick (1952), Robert Montgomery Presents (1950) and Star Tonight (1955). He died on February 25, 1967 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA.

22. Jack Bryan

Actor | Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Jack Bryan was born on December 9, 1908 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Jackson Bryan. He was an actor, known for Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955), M Squad (1957) and The Untouchables (1959). He died on September 15, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

24. Walter Kerr

Writer | Dow Hour of Great Mysteries

Walter Kerr was born on July 8, 1913 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Walter Francis Kerr. He is known for his work on Dow Hour of Great Mysteries (1960), Der große Schwindel - Musical aus der Welt des Stummfilms (1966) and Omnibus (1952). He was married to Jean Kerr. He died on October 9, 1996 ...

25. Tom Neal

Actor | Detour

Tom Neal is best remembered for his off-screen exploits, which involved scandal, mayhem and a charge of murder. Before his 1938 screen debut in MGM's Out West with the Hardys (1938), Neal had been a member of the boxing team at Northwestern University, had debuted on the Broadway stage in 1935 and ...

26. Mary Alan Hokanson

Actress | Them!

Mary Alan Hokanson was born on November 25, 1916 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Them! (1954), Guys and Dolls (1955) and Family Theatre (1949). She died on February 15, 1994 in LaJolla, California, USA.

28. Bill Burch

Producer | The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show

Bill Burch was born on October 30, 1918 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as William Norwood Burch. He was a producer and director, known for The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (1962), Profile of a Race Driver (1968) and Christmas with the King Family (1967). He was married to Yvonne King and Rebecca Jenkins ...

29. Robert Gary

Script Department | What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Robert Gary was born on February 26, 1920 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Robert Leroy Cratty Jr. He is known for his work on What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), The Searchers (1956) and Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964). He died on May 3, 2010 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

30. Nancy Freedman

Writer | Mrs. Mike

Toured in Max Reinhardt's productions of "Faust," "The Miracle", and "Six Characters in Search of an Author" as a teenager.

31. Stuart Lancaster

Actor | Edward Scissorhands

Stuart Lancaster was born on November 30, 1920 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Stuart Gage Lancaster. He was an actor and producer, known for Edward Scissorhands (1990), Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965) and Batman Returns (1992). He was married to Ivy Bethune, Mary Brooks Wood, Betty Warren and ...

32. Patrick Dennis

Writer | Auntie Mame

One of Patrick Dennis' pre-"Auntie Mame" efforts was the novel "House party" (1954). Written under the pseudonym of Virginia Rowans (or a double pseudonym, as Patrick Dennis was the pseudonym of Edward Everett Tanner III), "House party" provided the loose basis for the 1966-67 Phyllis Diller ...

33. Justine Johnston

Actress | The New Guy

Justine Johnston was born on June 13, 1921 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for The New Guy (2002), Fatal Attraction (1987) and 9½ Weeks (1986). She died on January 13, 2006 in West Hollywood, California, USA.

34. John C. Whitehead

Actor | The Good Shepherd

John C. Whitehead has a long and credited career in business and public service. He retired from Goldman-Sachs in 1984 as Co-Chairman and Senior Partner, after more than 35 years with the firm. He also served in the U.S. Government, as Deputy Secretary of State from 1985-89. He is a former Chairman...

35. Irwin Bazelon

Composer | Sunday Showcase

Composer and conductor, educated at De Paul University (BA, MA), he studied with Darius Milhaud and Ernest Bloch on MacDowell Foundation fellowships. He wrote the score for the television production of "What Makes Sammy Run?", and incidental music for "The Taming of the Shrew" and the "Merry Wives ...

36. Jane Harker

Actress | The Unfaithful

Jane Harker was born on August 1, 1922 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Jane Ellen Harker. She was an actress, known for The Unfaithful (1947), That Way with Women (1947) and Love and Learn (1947). She died on July 21, 2000 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

37. D.A. Pennebaker

Director | Dont Look Back

D.A. Pennebaker was born on July 15, 1925 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Donn Alan Pennebaker. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Bob Dylan: Dont Look Back (1967), The War Room (1993) and Unlocking the Cage (2016). He was married to Chris Hegedus, Kate Taylor and Sylvia Bell. He died ...

38. Robert Witthans

Actor | Magnum, P.I.

Robert Witthans was born on April 15, 1926 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Magnum, P.I. (1980), Hawaii Five-O (1968) and Mama's Family (1983). He died on June 21, 2007 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

39. Richard Everhart

Actor | The Phil Silvers Show

Richard Everhart graduated from the University of Illinois after having served two years in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He studied theater in London before returning to the US and a successful career on Broadway in productions of Mr. Roberts, No Time for Sergeants, South Pacific, and ...

40. Pat Ripley

Actress | Hail

Pat Ripley was born on August 15, 1926 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. She is an actress, known for Hail (1972), East Side/West Side (1963) and The Goldbergs (1949).

41. Laura Olsher

Actress | Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol

Laura Olsher was born on March 27, 1927 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Laura Nancy Feiss. She was an actress and writer, known for Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962), Days of Our Lives (1965) and The Pink Panther Show (1969). She died on June 5, 2012 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

43. Richard B. Shull

Actor | Splash

Veteran character actor Richard B. Shull was born on February 24, 1929 in Evanston, Illinois and raised in the Midwest. He attended the University of Iowa, then served with the U.S. Army in 1953. Finding work as a stage manager following his release, he finally made his Broadway debut in the Marx ...

44. David Daniels

Freaked

David Daniels was born on April 10, 1929 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Freaked (1993), Joyeux Calvaire (1996) and From These Roots (1958).

45. Tony Larimer

Actor | Animorphs: Shattered Reality

Tony Larimer was born on April 18, 1929 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Emmet Larimer. He was an actor, known for Animorphs: Shattered Reality (2000), The Crow: Salvation (2000) and I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (2002). He was married to Marie C. Larimer and Mary Elizabeth. He died on March 10, ...

47. Hank Moonjean

Producer | Dangerous Liaisons

Hank Moonjean was born on January 19, 1930 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. He was an assistant director and producer, known for Dangerous Liaisons (1988), Stroker Ace (1983) and Cool Hand Luke (1967). He died on October 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

48. Sumner Williams

Writer | An Eye for an Eye

Sumner Williams was born on January 21, 1930 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Sumner Albert Williams. He is known for his work on An Eye for an Eye (1966), Operation Dames (1959) and King of Kings (1961). He was married to Donna Anderson. He died on July 23, 1994 in Lakeland, Florida, USA.

49. Gahan Wilson

Writer | Monsters

Gahan Wilson was born on February 18, 1930 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Gahan Allen Wilson. He was a writer and producer, known for Monsters (1988), It's True! (1998) and The Freeway Maniac (1989). He was married to Nancy Winters . He died on November 21, 2019 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.

50. George Gallup Jr.

Self | The Century of the Self

George Gallup Jr. was born on April 9, 1930 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as George Horace Gallup III. He was married to Kingsley Hubby. He died on November 21, 2011 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA.


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