Birth Place Matching "Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Rachel Brosnahan

Actress | House of Cards

Rachel Brosnahan was born in in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1990 and is an American actress. She is best known for her role as 'Midge' Maisel in the Amazon Prime Video series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017) for which she has won two Golden Globes for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television ...

2. Heather Graham

Actress | Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

Heather Joan Graham was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Joan (Bransfield), a schoolteacher and children's book author, and James Graham, an FBI agent. She and her sister, actress Aimee Graham, were raised by their strictly Catholic parents. They relocated often, as a result of their father's ...

3. Spencer Tracy

Actor | Judgment at Nuremberg

Spencer Tracy was the second son born on April 5, 1900, to truck salesman John Edward and Caroline Brown Tracy in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. While attending Marquette Academy, he and classmate Pat O'Brien quit school to enlist in the Navy at the start of World War I. Tracy was still at Norfolk Navy Yard...

4. Gene Wilder

Actor | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

When he was 11 he wanted to be a comedian like Sid Ceasar then when he was 15 and saw Lee J Cobb in 'Death of a Salesman' he decided he would be a comedy actor. and found that Mel Brooks was a great influence on his screen writing. He combined both talents with directing in'The World's Greatest ...

5. Jessica Szohr

Actress | Piranha 3D

Szohr was born in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. She is of Hungarian and black ancestry. Szohr played soccer, served on the student council, and was part of the cheerleading squad while in school. She started a cleaning company with a friend, cleaning their teachers' houses. Szohr started modeling at ...

6. Amy Pietz

Actress | Caroline in the City

Amy Pietz (born March 6, 1969) is an American actress, known for her roles on television. She received a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series nomination for her role as "Annie Spadaro" in the NBC sitcom, Caroline in the City (1995) (1995-1999). ...

7. David Lowery

Editor | A Ghost Story

David Lowery is an American writer and director. He is best know for Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013), Pete's Dragon (2016), and A Ghost Story (2017).

At the age of 19, Lowery wrote and directed his first film, Lullaby.

Lowery had his breakthrough with his first feature film, St. Nick (2009).

He often ...

8. Paris Berelc

Actress | Lab Rats: Elite Force

Paris was born & raised in the suburbs of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Paris started in dance at the age of 4 then competed in gymnastics for 9 years. She started a modeling career when she was 9 with Ford Models Chicago then begun an acting career a few years later. Paris moved to LA at the age of 14 to ...

9. David Giuntoli

Actor | Grimm

David Giuntoli was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and was raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He is the son of Mary and David Giuntoli. David was educated at St. Louis University High School and moved on to Indiana University Bloomington, where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in International ...

10. Jane Kaczmarek

Actress | Malcolm in the Middle

Jane grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her mother, Evelyn, was a school teacher. Her father, Edward, is a former Defense Department employee. She is the oldest of four children. Her brothers, Jim & Bill, are a teacher and an entrepreneur respectively. Her sister, Mary, works for an Internet company....

11. Dan Harmon

Writer | Rick and Morty

Dan Harmon was born on January 3, 1973 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He is best known as the creator, writing, and producer for Community (2009) and Rick and Morty (2013). He also is known for writing and producing earlier works such as Computerman (2003), and Laser Fart (2004). He was previously ...

12. Marc Alaimo

Actor | Total Recall

Marc Alaimo was born on May 5, 1942 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Michael Anthony Alaimo. He is an actor, known for Total Recall (1990), Tango & Cash (1989) and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993).

13. Deidre Hall

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Deidre Hall has emerged as one of America's most beloved actresses, who delighted her fans in August 1991, when she returned to NBC-TV's number one daytime program, Days of Our Lives (1965). Hall created the role of "Dr. Marlena Evans" in 1976, a character whose popularity has created a furor and a...

14. Robert Easton

Actor | Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

Robert Easton was born on November 23, 1930 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Robert Easton Burke. He is known for his work on Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991), Working Girl (1988) and Red Heat (1988). He was married to June Bettine Grimstead. He died on December 16, 2011 in Toluca Lake,...

15. Kelly McCreary

Actress | Castle

Kelly McCreary was born on July 10, 1981 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. She is known for her work on Castle (2009), Baby, Baby, Baby (2015) and Grey's Anatomy (2005). She has been married to Pete Chatmon since May 2019.

16. Salome Jens

Actress | Green Lantern

Salome Jens was born on May 8, 1935 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. She is an actress, known for Green Lantern (2011), Cats & Dogs (2001) and Seconds (1966). She was previously married to Lee Leonard and Ralph Meeker.

17. Eric Szmanda

Self | CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Season 15: All Dolled Up

Eric Szmanda is an American actor best known for his role of forensic investigator "Greg Sanders" on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation". Eric was born and raised in Wisconsin where he was active in school plays and community theatre. He moved to LA at the age of 19 to study acting at the American ...

18. Jeannie Gaffigan

Writer | The Jim Gaffigan Show

Jeannie Gaffigan was born on March 9, 1970 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Jeanne Louise Noth. She is a writer and producer, known for The Jim Gaffigan Show (2015), My Boys (2006) and Jim Gaffigan: Cinco (2017). She has been married to Jim Gaffigan since July 26, 2003. They have five children.

19. Charlotte Rae

Actress | The Facts of Life

Charlotte Rae was born Charlotte Rae Lubotsky in 1926, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the middle daughter of three sisters, between Beverly and Mimi. Her parents, Esther (nee Ottenstein) and Meyer Lubotsky, were Russian Jewish immigrants. Her father owned an automobile tire business. Her mother had been ...

20. David Zucker

Writer | Airplane!

Born on October 16, 1947 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, director/writer/producer David Zucker, along with brother Jerry (Ghost, 1990) Zucker and longtime friend, Jim (Hot Shots, 1991) Abrahams, has established himself among Hollywood's (or at least Wisconsin's) most successful filmmakers.

Starting ...

21. Jeana Keough

Actress | The Beach Girls

Jeana Keough was born on September 18, 1955 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Jean Myers. She is known for her work on The Beach Girls (1982), History of the World: Part I (1981) and 10 to Midnight (1983).

22. Nancy Olson

Actress | Sunset Blvd.

Milwaukee-born Nancy Ann Olson was the daughter of Henry, a physician, and Evelyn Olson, and educated at the University of Wisconsin. Discovered on stage after transferring to California's UCLA, the pretty, peaches-and-cream blonde was quickly signed by Paramount Studios in 1948 and almost ...

23. Paul Shenar

Actor | Scarface

Attractive, dark-featured character actor with a voice like thunder, and eyes like a wolf, who was featured in less than sympathetic roles throughout his career. Born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Albert Paul Shenar attended the University of Wisconsin. Soon after graduation, he relocated to ...

24. Tom Laughlin

Actor | Billy Jack

Tom Laughlin was born on August 10, 1931 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Thomas Robert Laughlin. He was an actor and director, known for Billy Jack (1971), The Trial of Billy Jack (1974) and The Born Losers (1967). He was married to Delores Taylor. He died on December 12, 2013 in Thousand Oaks, ...

25. Jerry Zucker

Producer | Airplane!

Jerry Zucker was born on March 11, 1950 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Airplane! (1980), Ghost (1990) and Top Secret! (1984). He has been married to Janet Zucker since May 1987. They have two children.

26. Jacob Latimore

Actor | Detroit

Hailed by Variety, Indiewire and The Wrap as an exciting breakout star, Jacob Latimore is quickly emerging as one of the most talented and versatile actors of his generation.

Recently Latimore drew strong critical acclaim for his star turn as Bo in 2016 Sundance Film Festival favorite SLEIGHT, ...

27. Aimee Graham

Actress | Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth

Aimee Graham was born on September 20, 1971 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth (2000), From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) and Jackie Brown (1997).

28. Bob Uecker

Actor | Major League

Bob Uecker's first career was professional baseball. He played six seasons in the majors (1962-1967), playing catcher for three different National League teams: Braves (Milwaukee, WI, and Atlanta, GA), Cardinals (St. Louis, MO), and Phillies (Philadelphia, PA). His batting, never stellar, declined ...

29. Pat O'Brien

Actor | Some Like It Hot

Although he came to be called "Hollywood's Irishman in Residence"--and, along with good friends James Cagney, Allen Jenkins, Frank McHugh and a few others were called "The Irish Mafia"--and he often played Irish immigrants, Pat O'Brien was US-born and -bred. As a young boy the devoutly Roman ...

30. Pamela Britton

Actress | D.O.A.

Pamela Britton was born Armilda Jane Owen in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her mother was Ethel Owen, a prominent stage, radio and early television actress. Pam first used Gloria Jane Owen as her stage name, but not wanting to trade on her mother's reputation, chose Pamela from a British book, and then ...

31. Brad Rowe

Actor | Shelter

Brad Rowe was born on May 15, 1970 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Bradley Thomas Rowe. He is an actor and producer, known for Shelter (2007), National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007) and Purgatory (1999). He has been married to Lisa Fiori since September 18, 1999. They have one child.

32. John Ridley

Producer | 12 Years a Slave

John Ridley is the author of seven published novels, the most recent, What Fire Cannot Burn from Warner Books and The Drift from Knopf. His first novel, Stray Dogs, was made into the feature film U Turn (1997) directed by Oliver Stone and starring Sean Penn, Jennifer Lopez, and Nick Nolte. ...

33. Mary Gallagher

Actress | Flightplan

Mary Gallagher was born on December 11, 1967 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Flightplan (2005), How Do You Know (2010) and Friends (1994). She was previously married to David Damiani.

34. Mark Borchardt

Actor | Coven

Mark Borchardt was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He started making films at the age of fourteen with a super-8 camera that he bought from a garage sale for $40. After serving three years in the military he continued his cinematic endeavors at the local university. In the mid-nineties he ...

35. Jerry Ziesmer

Assistant Director | Apocalypse Now

Grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and acted in little theaters in the Milwaukee area. After acting with Ethel Waters in a touring company of "The Member of the Wedding", he went to the High School Institute at Northwestern University, in Illinois, and studied under acting coach Alvina Krause (whose ...

36. Joyful Drake

Actress | Get Him to the Greek

Joyful Drake was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her love for performing began at a young age, earning her two State Speech Performance Titles for reciting and delivering a re-enactment of Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have A Dream" speech and President Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address."...

37. Greg Eagles

Actor | Metal Gear Solid

Greg Eagles is a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He has forged a career as an actor both in front of the cameras as well as in Voice Overs. He has acted in a number of television roles in such series as "The Shield" "The Riches" "NYPD Blue" and "The Sarah Conner Chronicles" And has recurred on ...

38. Anthony Crivello

Actor | Feud

On Television: In 2017 Crivello stars portraying British Academy Award winning director David Lean in the FOX21 8 part Miniseries Feud directed by the acclaimed Ryan Murphy, (starring Susan Sarandon, Jessica Lange, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Stanley Tucci, Kathy Bates, Judy Davis and Alfred Molina). In ...

39. Charlie Finn

Actor | Super Troopers

Charlie Finn was born on September 18, 1975 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Charles Lansdale Finn. He is an actor, known for Super Troopers (2001), The Dukes of Hazzard (2005) and Castle (2009).

40. William W. Barbour

Venom

William W Barbour is a Wilmington, North Carolina based actor with experience on over 200 movie and TV sets. He was a core teacher on the Netflix show 13 Reasons Why and performed on all episodes over the 4 year run. . He worked on both Venom 1 and 2, Ant Man and the Wasp, Bumblebee, Sorry to ...

41. George Tillman Jr.

Producer | The Hate U Give

After seeing the films, COOLEY HIGH and TAXI DRIVER, Milwaukee, Wisconsin native George Tillman, Jr. became inspired to make films of his own. In 1994, George wrote and directed his first feature film, SCENES FOR THE SOUL. It was shot entirely in Chicago, using local talent and resources. The film,...

42. Chip Zien

Actor | Howard the Duck

Chip Zien was born on March 20, 1947 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Jerome Herbert Zien. He is an actor, known for Howard the Duck (1986), United 93 (2006) and The Siege (1998). He is married to Susan Pillarre. They have two children.

43. Gustavo Carr

Actor | Bring It On: All or Nothing

Film and television actor, singer, model and dancer with the worlds greatest Pop stars Gustavo Carr is from Irvine, CA by way of Milwaukee, WI. He started working in the entertainment industry as a dancer at a young age landing his very first audition for a television commercial dancing with MC ...

44. Chuti Tiu

Actress | Yellowstone

Chuti Tiu was born on May 16, 1970 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Yellowstone (2018), How to Get Away with Murder (2014) and Nashville (2012). She is married to Oscar Torre.

45. John Bowman

Writer | Martin

John Bowman was born on September 28, 1957 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as John Frederick Bowman. He was a writer and producer, known for Martin (1992), Saturday Night Live (1975) and The Show (1996). He was married to Shannon Gaughan. He died on December 28, 2021 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

46. Michael Maize

Actor | National Treasure: Book of Secrets

Michael Maize was born on December 1, 1974 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007).

47. Eduard Franz

Actor | The Thing from Another World

Born Eduard Franz Schmidt in Milwaukee, WI, this stern-faced character actor had originally planned to be a commercial artist, but a stint with a local theatrical troupe set him on the road to an acting career. In 1925 he moved to New York City and joined up with a Greenwich Village theatrical ...

48. Eric Benét

Soundtrack | The Brothers

Eric Benét was born on October 15, 1966 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Eric Benét Jordan. He is an actor and producer, known for The Brothers (2001), A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996) and The Best Man (1999). He has been married to Manuela Testolini since July 31, 2011. They have two ...

49. Jeff Doucette

Actor | Doctor Dolittle

Jeff Doucette was born on November 25, 1947 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Jeffrey Doucette. He is an actor and writer, known for Doctor Dolittle (1998), Splash (1984) and Bedazzled (2000). He has been married to Saba Moor-Doucette since July 2003. He was previously married to Kathleen Kelley.

50. Candice Michelle

Actress | WWF SmackDown!

Candice Michelle was born on September 30, 1978 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Candice Michelle Beckman-Ehrlich. She is an actress, known for WWE Smackdown! (1999), WWE: The Best of SmackDown - 10th Anniversary 1999-2009 (2009) and WWE Raw (1993). She has been married to Ken Gee Ehrlich since May ...


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