Birth Place Matching "Omaha, Nebraska, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Marlon Brando

Actor | Apocalypse Now

Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in ...

2. Jaime King

Actress | My Bloody Valentine

Jaime King is an American actress and model from Omaha, Nebraska. She is known for acting in Hart of Dixie, the Sin City film series, White Chicks, Barely Lethal, Bulletproof Monk, Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Pearl Harbor. She is married to Kyle Newman since 2007 and had two children with him. ...

3. Fred Astaire

Actor | The Towering Inferno

Fred Astaire was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to Johanna (Geilus) and Fritz Austerlitz, a brewer. Fred entered show business at age 5. He was successful both in vaudeville and on Broadway in partnership with his sister, Adele Astaire. After Adele retired to marry in 1932, Astaire headed to Hollywood. ...

4. Hallee Hirsh

Actress | You've Got Mail

Born in 1987 at Offut Air Force Base of military parents, Hallee started acting professionally at age 3 while her parents were stationed in Pensacola Fla. She had her first stage role at age 3, was discovered by agents, and immediately began booking commercials first in Florida and, soon after, in ...

5. Nick Nolte

Actor | Warrior

Nick Nolte was born in Omaha, Nebraska and began his career on stage at the Pasadena Playhouse and in regional theatre productions. His breakthrough role was in the TV miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man (1976), playing the role of "Tom/Tommy Jordache". Nick Nolte said that when he played a young man in ...

6. Gabrielle Union

Actress | Bring It On

Gabrielle Union was born on October 29, 1972, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Theresa (Glass), who managed a phone company, and Sylvester E. Union, a military sergeant and business executive. When she was eight, her family moved to Pleasanton, California, where she grew up and attended high school. There, ...

7. Scott Porter

Actor | Speed Racer

Scott Porter was born on July 14, 1979 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He is an actor, known for Speed Racer (2008), Prom Night (2008) and Dear John (2010). He has been married to Kelsey Mayfield since April 20, 2013. They have two children.

8. Jorge Garcia

Actor | Lost

Jorge Garcia (born April 28, 1973) is an American actor and comedian. He first came to public attention with his performance as Hector Lopez on the television show Becker (1998), but probably more known later for his portrayal of Hugo "Hurley" Reyes in the television series Lost (2004) from 2004 to...

9. Swoosie Kurtz

Actress | Bubble Boy

Swoosie is the only child of author Margo and Frank Kurtz. As her father was a colonel in the U.S. Air Force, she moved often during her school years, living in eight different states. At the University of Southern California she majored in drama; later she attended the London Academy of Music and ...

10. Andrew Rannells

Actor | A Simple Favor

Andrew Rannells was born on August 23, 1978 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for A Simple Favor (2018), The Prom (2020) and Bachelorette (2012).

11. Bryan Greenberg

Actor | How to Make It in America

Bryan Greenberg was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to Denise "Denny" and Carl Greenberg, who are both psychologists. He has a sister, Becca. His family is Jewish. At the age of twelve, Greenberg moved to St. Louis, Missouri, and graduated from Parkway Central High School in Chesterfield, MO. Having ...

12. Jay Karnes

Actor | The Shield

Jay Karnes was born in Omaha, NE and attended the University of Kansas, where he studied theatre, history, and political science. He has performed extensively in the regional theater, including in The Tempest, Two Noble Kinsman, Richard II, Macbeth, Coriolanus, Love's Labor's Lost, and Tom ...

13. Nicholas D'Agosto

Actor | Trial & Error

Nicholas D'Agosto was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He is the son of Alan and Deanna D'Agosto, and the middle of five children (two older brothers, two younger sisters). He began acting when he was eleven years old, and was a senior at Creighton Preparatory School when he was cast in Election...

14. Terry Kiser

Actor | Weekend at Bernie's

Excellent, prolific and dependable character actor Terry Kiser was born in Omaha, Nebraska. Terry attended the University of Kansas on both football and dramatic scholarships. He graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering and worked for three years in this profession in his hometown of Omaha...

15. Montgomery Clift

Actor | From Here to Eternity

Edward Montgomery Clift (nicknamed 'Monty' his entire life) was born on October 17, 1920 in Omaha, Nebraska, just after his twin sister Roberta (1920-2014) and eighteen months after his brother Brooks Clift. He was the son of Ethel "Sunny" Anderson (Fogg; 1888-1988) and William Brooks Clift (1886-...

16. Alexander Payne

Director | Nebraska

Director, producer and screenwriter Alexander Payne was born in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents, Peggy (Constantine) and George Payne, ran a Greek restaurant. His father is of Greek and German ancestry, and his mother is of Greek descent; the family name was originally Papadopoulos. He is the youngest...

17. Anne Ramsey

Actress | The Goonies

American character actress Anne Ramsey was born Anne Mobley in Omaha, Nebraska to Eleanor (Smith), a national treasurer of the Girl Scouts, and Nathan Mobley, an insurance executive. Her uncle was U.S. Ambassador David S. Smith. An ancestor was Mayflower Pilgrim William Brewster. She attended ...

18. Pamela Austin

Actress | Evil Roy Slade

Pamela Austin was born on December 20, 1941 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She is an actress, known for Evil Roy Slade (1972), Blue Hawaii (1961) and The Wild Wild West (1965). She was previously married to Leopold S. Wyler, Guy McElwaine and Charley Britt.

19. John Beasley

Actor | The Purge: Anarchy

John Beasley was born on June 26, 1943 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He is known for The Purge: Anarchy (2014), The Sum of All Fears (2002) and Walking Tall (2004). He has been married to Judy Beasley since 1965. They have two children.

20. Dorothy McGuire

Actress | Gentleman's Agreement

A genuine model of sincerity, practicality and dignity in most of the roles she inhabited, actress Dorothy McGuire offered Tinseltown more talent than it probably knew what to do with. A quiet, passive beauty, she had a soothing quality to her open-faced looks and voice. She was a natural when he ...

21. JoJo Siwa

Actress | The J Team

Joelle Joanie "JoJo" Siwa was born on May 19, 2003 in Omaha, Nebraska. JoJo Siwa is a YouTube sensation, pop star, dancer, entrepreneur, social media influencer and The New York Times bestselling author. Siwa connects with her fans through many channels: via social media she has over 10 million ...

22. Miranda Wilson

Actress | An American Attorney in London

Miranda Wilson was born in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. Her given name was Cheryl Ann, which she changed to Miranda, in her late twenties. Today she uses Miranda Cheryl-Ann Wilson on Facebook, and MirandaCAWilson on Instagram and Twitter, given the rise in popularity of the name Miranda in the USA, since ...

23. Andy Roddick

Actor | Just Go with It

Andy Roddick was born on August 30, 1982 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He is an actor, known for Just Go with It (2011), Saturday Night Live (1975) and Fox Sports Live (2013). He has been married to Brooklyn Decker since April 17, 2009. They have two children.

24. Nicholas Sparks

Writer | Safe Haven

Nicholas Sparks was born on December 31, 1965 in Omaha, Nebraska. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1988 and is one of the more critically-acclaimed authors of the past 5 years. He is the author of 5 best-selling books, including "The Notebook" and "The Rescue". Eleven of his books, ...

25. Andy Milder

Actor | Apollo 13

Andy Milder was born on August 16, 1969 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He is an actor, known for Apollo 13 (1995), Armageddon (1998) and Frost/Nixon (2008). He is married to Dr. Betty Lee.

26. Ray Baker

Actor | Animal Kingdom

Ray Baker was born in Omaha, grew up in Colorado, and graduated from the University of Denver. In 1970 he moved to the East Coast, and began his acting career doing improvisational theater in Boston and New York. During 19 years in New York City, he appeared on Broadway in such productions as "...

27. Inga Swenson

Actress | Benson

Inga Swenson was born on December 29, 1932 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She is an actress, known for Benson (1979), The Miracle Worker (1962) and North & South: Book 1, North & South (1985). She has been married to Lowell Harris since February 21, 1953. They have two children.

28. James Adomian

Actor | Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay

James Adomian was born on January 31, 1980 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008), Trunk'd (2014) and California's Lost Gold (2012).

29. Lindsay Bloom

Actress | Mike Hammer

With her stunning beauty, winning brash'n'bubbly personality, considerable vitality, and solid acting skills. She set the stage for 70's Blonde Bombshell. Lindsay was born in Omaha, Nebraska on August 28, 1950. Bloom began her show business career as a participant in beauty contests. She won the ...

30. Max Baer

Actor | The Prizefighter and the Lady

Max Baer is arguably best known today for siring Max Baer Jr., the actor who played Jethro Bodine on the classic TV series The Beverly Hillbillies (1962). However, old-timers, followers of the sweet science and viewers of the film Cinderella Man (2005) all know that Max Sr. was boxing's heavyweight...

31. Craig Anton

Actor | Phil of the Future

Craig Anton was born on August 28, 1962 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Phil of the Future (2004), Careless (2007) and Mad Men (2007).

32. Reed Morano

Director | The Handmaid's Tale

Reed Morano was born on April 15, 1977 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She is known for directing and executive producing the pilot as well as episodes 2 & 3 of 'The Handmaid's Tale' (2017) and directing the feature film, 'Meadowland' (2015), which she also served as her own DP on. She also did double ...

33. Farrah Laurel Abraham

Actress | Adam K

Farrah Laurel Abraham born and raised in the Council Bluffs, Iowa and Omaha Nebraska Midwest. Farrah's family heritage her father Michael Abraham is Syrian, Lebanese and Italian. Farrah's Mother Debra Danielsen is danish, German, Sicilian European. Farrah's parents met in Arizona in their career ...

34. Angelo Rossitto

Actor | Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

Small in stature at only 2' 11", but big in demand onscreen, the diminutive Angelo Rossitto was one of Hollywood's busiest "small" actors and appeared in over 70 feature films between 1927 until 1987!

Born in Omaha, Nebraska in February 1908, Rossitto first appeared in silent films alongside stars ...

35. Randy J. Goodwin

Actor | The Job

Randy J. Goodwin, born Ivan J., is known in Hollywood for his integrity, morals and values, and his will not cross "The Line" stance. Born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, he began his performing career at age 8, singing, dancing and acting in local theater productions, church plays, musicals, and ...

36. Vivi Janiss

Actress | Ben Casey

Vivi Janiss was born on May 29, 1911 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She was an actress, known for Ben Casey (1961), The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues (1955) and Lux Video Theatre (1950). She was married to John Larch and Robert Cummings. She died on September 7, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

37. Amber Ruffin

Actress | Key and Peele

Amber Ruffin is a writer, executive producer, and host of the Emmy and WGA Award-nominated series The Amber Ruffin Show on Peacock. She is also an Emmy and WGA Award-nominated writer and performer for NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers." Ruffin was the first African American female to write for a ...

38. Cherien Dabis

Producer | Amreeka

Cherien Dabis is an award winning film and television writer, director and actor. She was born in Omaha, Nebraska to Palestinian immigrant parents and raised between small town Ohio and Amman, Jordan. Studying dance and theater in her youth, she went on to earn her MFA in film from Columbia ...

39. Steve Borden

Actor | Ready to Rumble

Born as Steve Borden, Sting has held the WCW World Title 10 times and multiple other titles. He has been the only wrestler to stay in WCW since the late 1980s and he had a reconstructive knee surgery in 1991. Steve was also the only wrestler from WCW who never worked for WWE until 2014 when he made...

40. Enid Jaynes

Actress | The Rifleman

Enid Jaynes was born on August 12, 1932 in Omaha. Nebraska, USA. She was an actress, known for The Rifleman (1958), Brannigan (1975) and Burke's Law (1963). She was married to Dr. Sanford Marvin Shapero and Jules V. Levy. She died on July 8, 2011 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

41. Katie O'Brien

Actress | Teachers

Katie O'Brien was born on September 12, 1988 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Teachers (2016) and Key and Peele (2012).

42. James M. Connor

Actor | Vice Principals

James M. Connor was born on June 16, 1960 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Vice Principals (2016), Lopez (2016) and Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013).

43. William Dozier

Producer | The Green Hornet

William Dozier was an American TV and movie producer who made it to the top of the TV heap briefly in the mid-1960s with his show Batman (1966). Born on February 13, 1908 in Omaha, Nebraska, Dozier was also known for his wives. After divorcing his first wife, he was married to Oscar-winner Joan ...

44. Wesley Addy

Actor | Network

Character actor Wesley Addy began his prolific career as a prime player on the classical stage before coming to occasional films and TV in the early 1950s. Known for his intelligent, white-collar demeanor and lean, icy, cultivated menace, the silver-haired performer, who was actually born in Omaha,...

45. Yolonda Ross

Actress | The Chi

Yolonda Ross was born on August 4, 1968 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for The Chi (2018), The Get Down (2016) and Whitney (2015).

46. Jean Heather

Actress | Double Indemnity

Jean Heather was born on February 21, 1921 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She was an actress, known for Double Indemnity (1944), Going My Way (1944) and National Barn Dance (1944). She was married to Arthur Ferdinand Meier (John Stockton). She died on October 29, 1995 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

47. Elizabeth Gudenrath

Actress | The Princess Diaries

An Omaha, Nebraska native. After moving to Los Angeles, Garry Marshall noticed Beth's talent and cast her as Gretel in "Hansel & Gretel" at his Falcon Theatre in Toluca Lake, CA. She went on to work with Garry in "The Princess Diaries I & II" and also played Shelby in the Falcon Theatre's rendition...

48. Ted Hartley

Actor | High Plains Drifter

Ted Hartley was born on November 6, 1924 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for High Plains Drifter (1973), Race to Witch Mountain (2009) and Mighty Joe Young (1998). He was previously married to Dina Merrill.

49. Jim Fitzpatrick

Actor | Armageddon

With over 40 years of experience in the Film & Television Industry, Jim Fitzpatrick began his acting career on the stage at the tender age of 13 when he appeared in his first school play, "A Thousand Clowns," at Seminole (Florida) High School. Jim accepted a football scholarship to Illinois State ...

50. Warren Buffett

Actor | Entourage

Warren Edward Buffett born in Omaha ( August 30, 1930 ). He developed an interest in business and investing in his youth, eventually entering the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1947 before transferring and graduating from University of Nebraska-Lincoln at the age of 19. Buffett...


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