Birth Place Matching "Massachusetts, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Sasha Calle
Actress | The Flash
Sasha Calle was born on August 7, 1995 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for The Flash (2023), Supergirl and On Swift Horses.
2. Jeremy Strong
Actor | Succession
Film work includes Molly's Game, Detroit, The Big Short, The Judge, Selma, Parkland, Lincoln, Zero Dark Thirty.
Theater work includes A Man For All Seasons on Broadway and extensive work Off Broadway.
Jeremy was recipient of the Lincoln Center Theater Annenberg Fellowship. He studied at Yale, The ...
3. Anthony Carrigan
Actor | Barry
Anthony Carrigan is a Massachusetts-born actor best known for his breakout role as Noho Hank in the HBO series Barry (2018). Previously he was known for playing Victor Zsasz in the series Gotham on Fox and Kyle Davies in The Forgotten on ABC. He has also appeared on The Flash, The Blacklist, and ...
4. Matt Damon
Actor | Good Will Hunting
Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Kent Damon, a stockbroker, realtor and tax preparer, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. Matt has an older brother, Kyle, a sculptor. His father was of English and ...
5. Mark Wahlberg
Producer | The Fighter
American actor Mark Wahlberg is one of a handful of respected entertainers who successfully made the transition from teen pop idol to acclaimed actor. A Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee for The Departed (2006) who went on to receive positive critical reviews for his performance in The Fighter (...
6. Chris Evans
Actor | The Avengers
Christopher Robert Evans is an American actor, film producer, and director. Evans began his acting career in typical fashion: performing in school productions and community theatre.
He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Lisa (Capuano), who worked at the Concord Youth Theatre, and G. ...
7. Elizabeth Banks
Actress | The Hunger Games
Elizabeth Banks was born Elizabeth Mitchell in Pittsfield, a small city in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts near the New York border, on February 10, 1974. She is the daughter of Anne Marie (Wallace), who worked in a bank, and Mark Phineas Mitchell, a factory worker. Elizabeth describes ...
8. John Cena
Actor | The Suicide Squad
John Felix Anthony Cena was born on April 23, 1977 in West Newbury, Massachusetts to Carol Cena and John Joseph Cena. He is of Italian (father) and French-Canadian and English (mother) descent, and is the grandson of baseball player Tony Lupien. When he was in college, he played football. He then ...
9. James Spader
Actor | The Blacklist
James Todd Spader was born on February 7, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of teachers Jean (Fraser) and Stoddard Greenwood "Todd" Spader. He attended Phillips Academy in Andover with director Peter Sellars; he dropped out in eleventh grade. He bused tables, shoveled manure, and taught yoga ...
10. Geena Davis
Actress | Thelma & Louise
As a child, Geena dreamed of being an actress. While in high school, she felt left out and had low self-esteem because, at 6 feet, she was the tallest girl in school. After high school graduation, Geena entered New England College in New Hampshire and then transferred the next year to Boston ...
11. John Krasinski
Actor | Jack Ryan
Tall, handsome American film and television star John Krasinski is known for his role as sardonic nice guy Jim Halpert on NBC's popular TV series, The Office (2005), for which he won a 2007 and 2008 Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series.
Born John ...
12. Eliza Dushku
Actress | Bring It On
Eliza Dushku was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Judith (Rasmussen), a political science professor, and Philip R. Dushku, a teacher and administrator. Her father is Albanian and her mother is American (of Danish, Irish, English, and German descent). She was discovered at the end of a five-month ...
13. Kurt Russell
Actor | The Hateful Eight
Kurt Vogel Russell was born on March 17, 1951 in Springfield, Massachusetts and raised in Thousand Oaks, California to Louise Julia Russell (née Crone), a dancer & Bing Russell, an actor. He is of English, German, Scottish and Irish descent. His first roles were as a child on television series, ...
14. Steve Carell
Actor | The Office
Steve Carell, one of America's most versatile comics, was born Steven John Carell on August 16, 1962, in Concord, Massachusetts. He is the son of Harriet Theresa (Koch), a psychiatric nurse, and Edwin A. Carell, an electrical engineer. His mother was of Polish descent and his father of Italian and ...
15. Jenny Slate
Actress | Obvious Child
Jenny Sarah Slate is an American actress, comedian, and author. Born and raised in Milton, Massachusetts, Slate was educated at Milton Academy and studied literature at Columbia University, where she became involved in the improvise and comedy scene. She lent voice performances to the animated ...
16. Neal McDonough
Actor | Minority Report
Multi-talented and award-winning actor Neal McDonough can be seen in a multitude of stellar productions in 2019. In addition to just wrapping his second season on "Project Blue Book", he also gave a lightning rod performance in Paramount Networks' "Yellowstone" opposite Kevin Costner.
He can also ...
17. Paget Brewster
Actress | Criminal Minds
Paget Valerie Brewster is an American actress, voice actress, and singer. She was first recognized for her recurring role as Kathy on the fourth season of the NBC sitcom Friends. Her breakthrough role came as Supervisory Special Agent Emily Prentiss on the crime drama Criminal Minds, on which she ...
18. Erica Lindbeck
Actress | Spider-Man
Erica Lindbeck is an American actress who was born in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Greenville, North Carolina. She participated in many local community theater and school productions before majoring in Acting at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.
Erica is known for voicing a ...
19. Chloë Sevigny
Actress | We Are Who We Are
Chloë Sevigny is an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actress and director who is known for her groundbreaking work across film, television and theatre. Sevigny has spent her career working with innovative and revolutionary filmmakers and artists including Lars von Trier, Jim ...
20. Edward Norton
Actor | Fight Club
American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland.
His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer ...
21. Andy Buckley
Actor | The Office
Born in Salem, Massachusetts. Played on the Stanford golf team his freshman year. A journeyman actor in the 90s and stopped acting as a career in 2000. Partner in an Investment Advisory Group at a brokerage house in Los Angeles. Auditioning for The Office (2005) was a fluke. Hats off to Allison ...
22. Jennifer Coolidge
Actress | A Mighty Wind
Jennifer Coolidge is a versatile character actress and experimental comedienne, best known for playing Stifler's mom in American Pie (1999).
She was born on August 28, 1961, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, to Gretchen (Knauff) and Paul Constant Coolidge, a plastics manufacturer. Young Coolidge was ...
23. Anthony Michael Hall
Actor | War Machine
Anthony Michael Hall was born in West Roxbury, Massachusetts. His parents are Mercedes Hall, an actress-blues and jazz singer, and Larry Hall, who owned an auto body shop. His stepfather is a show-business manager. His sister, Mary Christian, is also a performer. He has Irish and Italian ancestry. ...
24. Alicia Witt
Actress | Urban Legend
Actor/singer songwriter Alicia Witt has had a nearly three-decade long career, starting with her film debut, in 1984, as "Alia" in David Lynch's science fiction classic, Dune (1984).
Witt was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, to Diane (Pietro), a high school teacher, and Robert Witt, a photographer ...
25. Allison Janney
Actress | The Help
Allison Janney is an award-winning actress who has earned a solid reputation in stage productions and in many supporting roles on screen, and who more recently has become prominent by portraying one of the major characters in the popular TV series The West Wing (1999).
Entertainment Weekly magazine ...
26. Jay Harrington
Actor | Better Off Ted
Jay Harrington was born on November 15, 1971 in Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Better Off Ted (2009), American Reunion (2012) and Summerland (2004).
27. Ed Ames
Actor | Daniel Boone
Born Malden, Massachusetts on July 9, 1927 (real name Urick), Ed, Vic Ames, Gene Ames and Joe Ames were sons of Ukrainian Jewish parents and four of nine children. They were very poor but Ed attended Boston Public Latin School along with brother Joe. The singing group, The Ames Brothers, was formed...
28. Uma Thurman
Actress | Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Uma Karuna Thurman was born in Boston, Massachusetts, into a highly unorthodox and internationally-minded family. She is the daughter of Nena Thurman (née Birgitte Caroline von Schlebrügge), a fashion model and socialite who now runs a mountain retreat, and of Robert Thurman (Robert Alexander ...
29. Ayo Edebiri
Actress | The Bear
Ayo Edebiri is an American comedian, writer, producer and actress. She appeared on Comedy Central's Up Next and co-hosts the podcast Iconography with Olivia Craighead. Edebiri joined the cast of Big Mouth's fourth season and is a main cast member on The Bear. Edebiri was born in Boston and raised ...
30. Ben Foster
Actor | Hell or High Water
Ben Foster was born October 29, 1980 in Boston, Massachusetts, to Gillian Kirwan and Steven Foster, restaurant owners. His younger brother is actor Jon Foster. His paternal grandparents were from Russian Jewish families that immigrated to Massachusetts (his grandfather became a prominent judge in ...
31. Jonathan Tucker
Actor | The Ruins
Jonathan is a film and television actor born in Boston, Massachusetts, May 31, 1982. While still in third grade, he was a part of a ballet production of "The Nutcracker." After High School he earned admittance to Columbia University in New York City, but instead elected to pursue his acting career....
32. Scott Grimes
Actor | American Dad!
Scott Christopher Grimes is an American actor and singer from Lowell, Massachusetts who is known for playing as Steve Smith from American Dad, Kevin Swanson from Family Guy, Will McCorkle from Party of Five, Bradley Brown from Critters 1 and 2 and Lieutenant Gordon Malloy from The Orville. He has ...
33. Connie Britton
Actress | Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
Connie Britton began playing country music fading sensation Rayna Jaymes in Nashville (2012) after having wrapped production for the five season long Friday Night Lights (2006) alongside Kyle Chandler. She previously appeared in Universal's Friday Night Lights (2004) -the movie- directed by Peter ...
34. Brittany Curran
Actress | Dear White People
Brittany Elizabeth Curran was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts on June 2nd 1990. After living in Avon for her first three years, her family moved to Mockingbird Lane in Marston's Mills, Cape Cod. Her performing years began while participating in acting at the Striar Jewish Community Center in ...
35. Meghann Fahy
Actress | The Bold Type
Meghann Fahy was born on April 25, 1990 in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for The Bold Type (2017), The White Lotus (2021) and The Lost Valentine (2011).
36. Lisa Edelstein
Actress | House M.D.
From her role as Dr. Lisa Cuddy on the hit Fox series "House" to her starring role as Abby McCarthy in Bravo's first scripted series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce," Lisa Edelstein's range of roles are as diverse as her talent. Set for a Summer 2018 Season 5 premiere, "Girlfriends' Guide" is a ...
37. Peyton List
Actress | The Tomorrow People
Peyton List was born on August 8, 1986, in Boston, Massachusetts. She grew up with her older sister Brittany, who works as a model in Germany, and her parents Sherri Anderson and Douglas "Doug" List. Peyton studied at the School of American Ballet in New York City and also played there on stage.
38. Maura Tierney
Actress | ER
On the viewing horizon since the late 1980s, actress Maura Tierney has been a steady product of independent features, some hits and some misses, for close to a decade and a half. An odd and compelling beauty, she came from an upscale Bostonian family and was raised in the Hyde Park district.
39. Clark Gregg
Actor | The Avengers
Clark Gregg was born on April 2, 1962 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Avengers (2012), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) and The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006). He was previously married to Jennifer Grey.
40. Ellen Pompeo
Actress | Grey's Anatomy
Ellen Kathleen Pompeo was born in Everett, Massachusetts, to Kathleen B. (O'Keefe) and Joseph E. Pompeo, a salesman. She is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, and some English, ancestry.
Pompeo made her major studio screen debut in Brad Silberling's Moonlight Mile (2002), starring ...
41. David Morse
Actor | The Green Mile
David Morse, a 6' 4" tall blue-eyed blond who performed on stage for 10 years before breaking into film, has become established as a respected supporting, character actor and second lead.
He was born the first of four children of Charles, a sales manager, and Jacquelyn Morse, a schoolteacher, on ...
42. Casey Affleck
Actor | Manchester by the Sea
An accomplished and striking performer, Academy Award® winner Casey Affleck has established himself as a powerful leading man with performances in multiple projects.
Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt was born in Falmouth, Massachusetts. His mother, Chris Anne (née Boldt), is a school teacher, and ...
43. Jake Lacy
Actor | Obvious Child
Jake Lacy is an American actor. He is known for his portrayal of Pete Miller on the ninth and final season of "The Office," and for his role as Shane on the HBO satire comedy miniseries "The White Lotus," for which he received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting ...
44. Matthew Perry
Actor | Friends
Matthew Perry was born in Williamstown, Massachusetts, to Suzanne Marie (Langford), a Canadian journalist, and John Bennett Perry, an American actor. His ancestry includes English, Irish, German, Swiss-German, and French-Canadian.
Perry was raised in Ottawa, Ontario, where he became a top-ranked ...
45. Mike Flanagan
Writer | Midnight Mass
Mike Flanagan is a prolific writer, director, and editor, and a partner in Intrepid Pictures alongside producer Trevor Macy. Under their Intrepid banner, Flanagan and Macy entered into an exclusive overall deal with Amazon Studios in 2023 for their television projects (after a similar exclusive ...
46. Jeffrey Donovan
Actor | Burn Notice
Jeffrey Donovan was born in Amesbury, Massachusetts, son to single mother Nancy Matthews. Nancy raised him and two of his brothers, while having trouble financially supporting herself and her family. They were reportedly living on welfare, had trouble paying electric bills, and often moved to a new...
47. Anne Dudek
Actress | White Chicks
Anne was raised in Newton, Massachusetts. She got the role of Iphigenia in "The Iphigenia Cycle" in Chicago while still in theater school at Northwestern University. She was a resident artist at The Court Theatre in Chicago. The production moved off-Broadway to New York City, where she won the ...
48. Julianne Nicholson
Actress | August: Osage County
Nicholson was born and raised in Medford, Massachusetts (outside Boston), and is the eldest of four siblings. She is the daughter of Kate (Gilday) and James O. Nicholson, Jr., and is of Irish heritage. Nicholson moved to New York which led to a modeling career in Paris. She attended Hunter College ...
49. Mindy Kaling
Actress | The Office
Vera Mindy Chokalingam is an Indian-American actress, comedienne, producer, writer and director from Cambridge, Massachusetts known for playing Kelly Kapoor from The Office, Disgust from Inside Out and creating The Mindy Project. She also acted in Wreck-It Ralph, Despicable Me, The 40-Year-Old ...
50. Eli Roth
Producer | Cabin Fever
Eli Raphael Roth was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Cora (Bialis), a painter, and Sheldon H. Roth, a psychoanalyst, psychiatrist, and clinical professor. His family is Jewish (from Austria, Hungary, Russia, and Poland). He began shooting Super 8 films at the age of eight; after watching Ridley ...