Birth Place Matching "Lake Forest, Illinois, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. Dave Eggers
Writer | Where the Wild Things Are
When Dave Eggers was 21 and living in Lake Forest, Illinois, both his parents died of cancer five weeks apart, leaving Eggers to raise his 8-year-old brother, Christopher. He moved to California and, though he tried to continue his life as a cool young San Francisco bohemian, he was also leading a ...
3. Jeff Pilson
Actor | Rock Star
Jeff Pilson was born in Lake Forest, Illinois. He has dedicated his life to music. In 1983 Jeff was asked to join Dokken as the bassist along side vocalist Don Dokken, Guitarist George Lynch and drummer Mick Brown. He joined the band and from there they went on to record Tooth & Nail in 1984, Under...
Actor | Grey's Anatomy
Brandon expressed an interest in acting at the age of 3 and by 5 was already a member of SAG. His first lead role in the feature film, Smitty (2012), which was released in April 2012. Brandon plays the lead role of Ben Barrett and worked alongside: Peter Fonda, Mira Sorvino, Louis Gossett Jr., ...
Producer | Chameleon
Born in Lake Forest, IL on May 8th, 1990. Spiros Psihos moved to Los Angeles at the age of 18 to pursue a career in medicine. After his 3rd year in school, he took a break to pursue a career in Acting and Producing. He joined a group of filmmakers to collaborate on future projects. He is very ...
11. Carla Rueckert
Actress | The Hidan of Maukbeiangjow
Carla Rueckert was born on July 16, 1943 in Lake Forest, Illinois, USA as Carla Lisbeth Rueckert. She is known for her work on The Hidan of Maukbeiangjow (1973), The Get-Man (1974) and Abby (1974). She was married to James McCarty and James DeWitt. She died on April 1, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky,...
13. Ryan C. Bank
Producer | EPIC America
Ryan Clayton Bank is one of the most acclaimed film and television producers his age, receiving national and international professional awards and recognition, including an Emmy nomination. Ryan has also been featured on many radio and television shows, as well as in the print media. He was named ...
18. Andrea Behm
Actress | Don't Be Afraid of the Light
Andrea Behm is an American actress, writer, and producer. She was born in Lake Forest, Illinois, and relocated to Los Angeles after receiving a BA from The University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, where she studied English and French. She has a background in comedy from The Groundlings School and ...
19. David Jackson
Actor | Always
David Jackson was born on November 17, 1975 in Lake Forest, Illinois, USA as David Wayne Jackson. He is a producer and actor, known for Always (1989), Heisters (2010) and Gekijouban Shimajirou no wao!: Shimajirou to niji no oashisu (2017).
22. Harold Atteridge
Soundtrack | The Haunted Mansion
Songwriter ("Fascination", "By the Beautiful Sea"), composer, librettist, writer and author, educated at the University of Chicago (Ph.B). He was a charter member of ASCAP in 1914, and was a staff writer for the Shuberts, and wrote the Broadway stage scores for "The Whirl of Society"; "Honeymoon ...
23. Domenic Migliore
Writer | Ashley
Domenic Migliore grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 12, he started making home movies with his friends. At the age of 14, he started writing short screenplays. He entered several small writing contests and was a semi-finalist in some of them. At the age of 18, he attended ...
33. T.J. Civis
Born James Arthur Civis III in the Chicago suburbs, it wasn't until turning 21 that he started going by "TJ" (a nickname given to him while working a summer job at 19). His father was an amateur still photographer and handed him a camera at the age of five. He has been making images ever since. ...
36. Rica Owen Moore
Actress | All Ashore
Rica Owen Moore was born on January 3, 1929 in Lake Forest, Illinois, USA as Frederica Owen. She was an actress, known for All Ashore (1953) and The Iron Glove (1954). She was married to Kingman T. Moore. She died on April 12, 1999 in Duxbury, Massachusetts, USA.