Birth Place Matching "Memphis, Tennessee, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Ginnifer Goodwin

Actress | Big Love

Ginnifer Goodwin was born Jennifer Michelle Goodwin on May 22, 1978, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Linda (Kantor), who worked at FedEx, and Tim Goodwin, who had a recording studio. Bright and talented, Ginnifer carried her love for theater and acting through her high school years. She graduated from ...

2. Morgan Freeman

Actor | Se7en

With an authoritative voice and calm demeanor, this ever popular American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema. Morgan was born on June 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, to Mayme Edna (Revere), a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber. The young Freeman...

3. Lucy Hale

Actress | Truth or Dare

Lucy Hale is an American actress and singer. She was born Karen Lucille Hale in Memphis, Tennessee, to Julia (Caperton) Knight and John Preston Hale. She started out as a singer, appearing on American Juniors (2003) in a search for band members. She successfully won her place in the band. The group...

4. Kathy Bates

Actress | Misery

Multi-talented, multi-award-winning actress Kathleen (Doyle) Bates was born on June 28, 1948, and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She is the youngest of three girls born to Bertye Kathleen (Talbot), a homemaker, and Langdon Doyle Bates, a mechanical engineer. Her grandfather was author Finis L. Bates...

5. Virginia Williams

Actress | Woodlawn

Virginia Williams is currently one of the stars of the Netflix original series, "Teenage Bounty Hunters." This highly anticipated comedy marks Jenji Kohan's third Netflix series after "Orange is the New Black" and "GLOW." Virginia recently completed playing the role of 'Charity' through Season 1 of...

6. Justin Timberlake

Soundtrack | Trolls

Justin Randall Timberlake was born on January 31, 1981, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Lynn (Bomar) and Randall Timberlake, whose own father was a Baptist minister. At the age of 11, he appeared on the show Star Search (1983), and even though he didn't win, it didn't dampen his ambitions. He also ...

7. Cybill Shepherd

Actress | Cybill

Cybill Lynne Shepherd was born in Memphis, Tennessee, to Patty, a homemaker, and William Shepherd, a small business owner. Named after her grandfather, Cy, and her father, Bill, Shepherd's career began at a young age in modeling, when she won the "Miss Teenage Memphis" contest in 1966 and the "...

8. Shannen Doherty

Actress | Mallrats

Shannen Doherty was born in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, on April 12, 1971, to Rosa (Wright) and John Doherty. Her father worked in a bank, while her mother owned a beauty parlor. She has an older brother, Sean. Her ancestry includes Irish, English, Scottish, and French. In 1978, at the tender age of ...

9. Leslie Jordan

Actor | The Help

For such a diminutive (4' 11") frame, character actor Leslie (Allen) Jordan has a tall talent for scene-stealing. Hailing from the South, as his dead-giveaway drawl quickly exposes, he was born in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 29, 1955, and raised in a highly conservative, deeply religious ...

10. George Hamilton

Actor | Zorro: The Gay Blade

Noted these days for his dashing, sporting, jet-setting playboy image and perpetually bronzed skin tones in commercials, film spoofs and reality shows, George Hamilton was, at the onset, a serious contender for dramatic film stardom. Born George Stevens Hamilton in Memphis, TN, on August 12, 1939, ...

11. Leslie Jones

Actress | Ghostbusters

Leslie Jones was born on September 7, 1967 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Ghostbusters (2016), Masterminds (2016) and Saturday Night Live (1975).

12. Chris Parnell

Actor | Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Chris Parnell enrolled at Germantown High School where he took drama and auditioned for every play. In 1985, when he was a senior at Germantown, he was voted "Most Talented" by his classmates. Right after graduating high school, Chris attended North Carolina ...

13. Clare Grant

Actress | Changeland

Clare Grant first appeared on film, opposite Joaquin Phoenix, in a small, but pivotal role in the Academy-winning film, Walk the Line (2005), while still earning her theater degree in Memphis, TN, where she grew up. While in college, she met Craig Brewer, who cast her in her several indy films, ...

14. Steven Williams

Actor | Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday

Steven Williams was born on January 7, 1949 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993), The Blues Brothers (1980) and The X-Files (1993).

15. Ben Browder

Actor | Farscape

Ben Browder is an American actor, writer and director born in Memphis, Tennessee on December 11, 1962, as Robert Benedict Browder.

After a successful college football career with the Furman University Paladins as a Championship-winning Linebacker while starring in theatrical productions and gaining ...

16. William Sanderson

Actor | Blade Runner

Prolific and versatile character actor William Sanderson was born on January 10, 1944, in Memphis, Tennessee. His mother was an elementary school teacher and his father was a landscape designer. William served two years in the US Army. Following his military service he attended Southern Methodist ...

17. Ashley Jones

Actress | Old School

Ashley Jones was born on September 3, 1976 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Ashley Aubra Jones. She is an actress and producer, known for Old School (2003), The Young and the Restless (1973) and The Bold and the Beautiful (1987). She has been married to Joel Henricks since 2015. They have one child. ...

18. Michael Beck

Actor | The Warriors

Michael Beck was born on February 4, 1949 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as John Michael Beck Taylor. He is an actor, known for The Warriors (1979), Xanadu (1980) and Megaforce (1982). He has been married to Carolyn Louise Brendel since September 1980. They have two children.

19. Andrew Stevens

Producer | The Boondock Saints

Andrew Stevens, President/CEO of Andrew Stevens Entertainment and Stevens Entertainment Group, has produced and/or financed one hundred and eighty films through his various production and distribution companies. Unique in the motion picture industry, Stevens has functioned in almost every capacity ...

20. Lane Smith

Actor | My Cousin Vinny

Lane Smith was born on April 29, 1936 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Walter Lane Smith III. He was an actor, known for My Cousin Vinny (1992), Red Dawn (1984) and The Mighty Ducks (1992). He was married to Deborah Lynn Price and Sydnee Roberta Balaber. He died on June 13, 2005 in Northridge, ...

21. John Laughlin

Actor | The Rock

Actor John Laughlin has had a remarkable career spanning several decades.

At 19, John felt compelled to pursue his passion and moved to Los Angeles to learn his craft and become a serious actor. He initially went about it by taking two years at the Film Industry Workshop and then went on to study ...

22. Anne Haney

Actress | Liar Liar

Anne Haney held prominent roles acting on stage, on the screen, and on TV. All these achievements came in her mid 40s, after she had raised a daughter and buried a husband. It wasn't until after she had packed her daughter off to college and "the maid quit", as she said, that she decided to try her...

23. Kali Rocha

Actress | Man with a Plan

Kali Rocha was born on December 5, 1971 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Kali Michele Rocha. She is an actress and writer, known for Man with a Plan (2016), Liv and Maddie (2013) and Grey's Anatomy (2005). She has been married to Michael Krikorian since 2006. They have two children.

24. Dan Schneider

Writer | Good Burger

Daniel J. Schneider was born into a family with three older sisters in Memphis, Tennessee on January 14th, 1966. He became his Senior class president at White Station High School. After high school, he went to his father's alma mater, Harvard, for one semester. He decided to come back home to ...

25. Vicellous Shannon

Actor | The Hurricane

Vicellous Shannon was born on April 11, 1971 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Hurricane (1999), 24 (2001) and Annapolis (2006).

26. Robert Baker

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Robert Baker was born on October 15, 1979 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), The Lone Ranger (2013) and Out of Time (2003).

27. Elise Neal

Actress | Hustle & Flow

Elise Neal was born in Memphis, Tennessee and began dancing at age six. She credits her success to her mother, Arletha Neal, who always supported her and drove her to many talent shows and recitals. After moving to New York and quickly booking many off-Broadway shows and musical revivals, she ...

28. Lisa Marie Presley

Actress | Michael Jackson: You Are Not Alone

Lisa Marie Presley was born on February 1, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. She has been married to Michael Lockwood since January 22, 2006. They have two children. She was previously married to Nicolas Cage, Michael Jackson and Danny Keough.

29. Sarah Jane Morris

Actress | Brothers & Sisters

Sarah Jane Morris was born on April 12, 1977 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Brothers & Sisters (2006), Seven Pounds (2008) and Coyote Ugly (2000). She has been married to Ned Brower since February 19, 2005. They have two children.

30. Frank McRae

Actor | Loaded Weapon 1

African-American former NFL player, with plenty of height and built like an ox, has scored over 40 film appearances predominantly as tough thugs, authority figures or even successful comedy roles. McRae first came to attention playing a grinning jail inmate, "Reed Youngblood", helping Warren Oates ...

31. Red West

Actor | Road House

Robert "Red" Gene West was a close friend of Elvis Presley and a member of Presley's inner circle, known as "The Memphis Mafia". He first met Elvis in high school, where he was a year behind him. West played football for the Memphis Tigers high school football team, boxed in the Golden Gloves and ...

32. Katherine Kendall

Actress | Southland Tales

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Katherine "Kate" Kendall spent most of her early life in the South. When she was in the second grade, she and her family moved to Washington D.C., where her parents, Syd and Kay, worked for the Carter Administration. Katherine has three siblings - one brother, Syd, the ...

33. Hal Needham

Director | Smokey and the Bandit

As the highest paid stuntman in the world, Hal Needham broke 56 bones, his back twice, punctured a lung and knocked out a few teeth. His career has included work on 4500 television episodes and 310 feature films as a stuntman, stunt coordinator, 2nd unit director and ultimately, director.

He wrote ...

34. Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson

Actor | The A-Team

Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson was born on June 20, 1978 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The A-Team (2010), The Midnight Meat Train (2008) and Miss March (2009).

35. Linda Thompson

Soundtrack | The Bodyguard

Linda Thompson was born in Memphis, Tennessee. She attended Kingsbury High School where she was Homecoming Queen, and after graduation, she attended Memphis State University for 4 years, majoring in English and Drama. Linda was named Miss Tennessee Universe 1972, Miss Liberty Bowl, Miss Shelby ...

36. Clementine Ford

Actress | Cherry Falls

Clementine Ford was born to actress Cybill Shepherd and her first husband, David Ford, in Memphis, Tennessee in 1979. Her parents divorced when she was still a baby, and Cybill went back to California to restart her acting career, becoming a celebrated television star on Moonlighting (1985). She ...

37. Jerry Minor

Actor | Drillbit Taylor

Jerry Minor was born on October 4, 1969 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Drillbit Taylor (2008), Melvin Goes to Dinner (2003) and Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004).

38. Adriane Lenox

Actress | Black Snake Moan

Adriane Lenox was born on September 11, 1956 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress, known for Black Snake Moan (2006), The Blind Side (2009) and Red Lights (2012).

39. Aretha Franklin

Actress | The Blues Brothers

Grammy-winning Queen of Soul and the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Aretha Louise Franklin was born in Memphis, Tennessee, to Barbara Vernice (Siggers) and C. L. Franklin, a Baptist minister, who preached at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit for over thirty ...

40. Benjamin Flores Jr.

Actor | Rim of the World

Benjamin Flores Jr. was born on July 23, 2002 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Benjamin Christopher Flores Jr. He is an actor, known for Rim of the World (2019), Ride Along (2014) and The Haunted Hathaways (2013).

41. Macon McCalman

Actor | Smokey and the Bandit

Macon McCalman was born on December 30, 1932 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He was an actor, known for Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Deliverance (1972) and The Client (1994). He died on November 29, 2005 in Memphis.

42. Donald Dunn

Actor | The Blues Brothers

Donald Dunn was born on November 24, 1941 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He was married to June. He died on May 13, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan.

43. Jerry Lawler

Actor | Man on the Moon

Jerry Lawler was born on November 29, 1949 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Jerry O'Neil Lawler. He is an actor, known for Man on the Moon (1999), WWE Raw (1993) and WWE '13 (2012). He was previously married to Stacy Carter, Paula Jean Carruth and Martha Kay Williams.

44. Barbara Cason

Actress | House of Dark Shadows

Barbara Cason was born on November 15, 1928 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. She was an actress, known for House of Dark Shadows (1970), It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986) and Remington Steele (1982). She was married to Dennis Patrick and George Touliatos. She died on June 18, 1990 in Los Angeles, ...

45. Larry Riley

Actor | Knots Landing

Larry D Riley was born June 20 1952. He is the son of George C Bass Sr and Corrine Riley. He started acting around 1975. He moved to New York and was in a lot of plays.

He was cremated and ashes where spread on the beach in Malibu, California.

46. Willard E. Pugh

Actor | RoboCop 2

Willard E. Pugh was born on June 16, 1959 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Willard Earl Pugh. He is an actor and producer, known for RoboCop 2 (1990), The Color Purple (1985) and Air Force One (1997).

47. Ric Flair

Actor | WWE Monday Night RAW

Richard Morgan Fliehr isn't what you'd expect from a professional wrestler. A medical student at Minnesota University (his father was a doctor, his mother an actress), Flair dropped out college to train for the mat wars under legendary former AWA World champ Verne Gagne. He made his professional ...

48. Anna Graves

Actress | X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Anna Graves was born on May 12, 1978 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Anna Desiree Godwin. She is known for her work on X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) and Wolfenstein (2009).

49. Jeff Pope

Actor | Mindhunter

Jeff Pope was born on September 27, 1976 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor and composer, known for Mindhunter (2017), 99 Homes (2014) and Assassination Nation (2018).

50. Kelly Wolf

Actress | Margaret

Kelly Wolf was born on January 9, 1962 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress, known for Margaret (2011), Grey's Anatomy (2005) and Graveyard Shift (1990). She is married to Scott Burkholder. They have two children.


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