Birth Place Matching "Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Billy Porter

Actor | Cinderella

Before embarking on a career as a mainstream pop vocalist, Billy Porter built a substantial reputation as a theatrical singer in Broadway productions such as Grease and Smokey Joe's Cafe. He made his initial impact by placing 'Love Is On The Way' on the soundtrack to the film First Wives' Club, in ...

2. Julie Benz

Actress | Dexter

Julie Benz was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on May 1, 1972. Julie's father is a Pittsburgh surgeon and her mother is a figure skater. The family settled in nearby Murrysville, when Julie was two, and she started ice skating at age three. She competed in the 1988 U.S. Championships in ...

3. Gillian Jacobs

Actress | Community

Gillian Jacobs was born on October 19, 1982 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US. Her father, William F. Jacobs Jr., was an investment banker and her mother, Martina Magenau Jacobs, was an alumni relations officer at Carnegie Mellon University.

Gillian is an alumnus of Mt. Lebanon High School, ...

4. Joe Manganiello

Actor | True Blood

Joe Manganiello is an American actor. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Susan (Brachanow) and Charles John Manganiello, and has a younger brother, Nicholas. His father is of Italian descent and his mother has German/Austrian/Croatian and Armenian ancestry. Joe was raised in Mount Lebanon ...

5. Sarah Steele

Actress | The To Do List

Sarah Steele was born on September 16, 1988 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Sarah Jane Steele. She is known for her work on The To Do List (2013), Spanglish (2004) and Please Give (2010).

6. Jeff Goldblum

Actor | Jurassic Park

Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum was born October 22, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, one of four children of Shirley (Temeles), a radio broadcaster who also ran an appliances firm, and Harold L. Goldblum, a doctor. His father was of Russian Jewish descent and his mother was of Austrian Jewish ancestry.

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7. Antoine Fuqua

Producer | The Magnificent Seven

Antoine Fuqua is an American film director, known for his work in the film Training Day as well as The Replacement Killers, Tears of the Sun, King Arthur, Shooter, Brooklyn's Finest, Olympus Has Fallen and The Equalizer.

He has directed music videos for such artists as Arrested Development, Prince, ...

8. Maddie Ziegler

Actress | Music

Maddie Ziegler was born as Madison Nicole Ziegler on September 30, 2002 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Since the age of two, Maddie Ziegler has had a passion for performance. Raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Maddie's mother Melissa enrolled her and her younger sister, Mackenzie Ziegler, in dance ...

9. Scott Glenn

Actor | The Hunt for Red October

Scott Glenn was born January 26, 1939, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Hope Elizabeth and Theodore Glenn, a salesman. As he grew up in Appalachia, his health was poor; he was bedridden for a year and doctors predicted he would limp for the rest of his life. During long periods of illness, Glenn was...

10. Charles Esten

Actor | The Postman

Charles Esten was born on September 9, 1965 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Postman (1997), Nashville (2012) and Swing Vote (2008). He has been married to Patty Esten since November 2, 1991. They have three children.

11. Zachary Quinto

Actor | Star Trek

Zachary Quinto was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Margaret J. (McArdle), an Irish-American office worker, and Joseph John Quinto, an Italian-American barber. Zachary graduated from Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh, with the class of 1995, where he won Pittsburgh's Gene Kelly Award ...

12. Patrick Fabian

Actor | The Last Exorcism

A working actor for over 20 years whose jobs have taken him all over the country and the world, Patrick's credits include playing with everyone from Angela Lansbury to Xena.

Hailing from Central Pennsylvania and armed with a BFA in Performance from Penn State University, Patrick went west to earn an...

13. Kevin Peter Hall

Actor | Predator 2

This African American actor attended Penn Hills High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He started his junior year at 6' 5" and finished it at 6' 9"! He played basketball throughout his high-school years and won a scholarship. He averaged 18 points a game and 10 rebounds! He played basketball ...

14. Shane Black

Writer | The Nice Guys

Considered one of the pioneer screenwriters of the action genre, Black made his mark with his Lethal Weapon (1987) screenplay. He also collaborated on the story of the sequel, Lethal Weapon 2 (1989). Each successive script he turned in had a higher price attached it, from The Last Boy Scout (1991) ...

15. F. Murray Abraham

Actor | The Grand Budapest Hotel

Academy Award-winning actor F. Murray Abraham was born on October 24, 1939 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in El Paso, Texas. His father, Fred Abraham, was a Syrian (Antiochian Orthodox Christian) immigrant. His mother, Josephine (Stello) Abraham, was the daughter of Italian immigrants. Born...

16. Ted Cassidy

Actor | Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Ted Cassidy was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in Philippi, West Virginia. He was a well respected actor who portrayed many different characters during his film and television career. His most notable role was Lurch, the faithful butler on the television series The Addams Family (1964)....

17. Charles Grodin

Actor | Midnight Run

Deadpan comedian Charles Sydney Grodin (originally Grodinsky) was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania of Russian/Polish ancestry and raised in a Jewish orthodox home. He attended the University of Miami but dropped out, opting instead for the life of a struggling actor. The movie A Place in the Sun (...

18. Nia Sioux

Actress | Runnin' from My Roots

Nia Sioux was born as Nia Sioux Frazier on June 20, 2001 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Nia Sioux is the daughter of Evan and Holly Frazier. She began dancing at the young age of 3. Nia mostly danced contemporary and musical theater numbers during her time at the Abby Lee Dance Company. Nia is also a...

19. Gene Kelly

Soundtrack | Singin' in the Rain

Eugene Curran Kelly was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the third son of Harriet Catherine (Curran) and James Patrick Joseph Kelly, a phonograph salesman. His father was of Irish descent and his mother was of Irish and German ancestry.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the largest and most powerful studio in...

20. Stephen Chbosky

Writer | The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Stephen Chbosky was born on January 25, 1970 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012), Beauty and the Beast (2017) and Wonder (2017). He has been married to Liz Maccie since September 18, 2010. They have two children.

21. Heather Mazur

Actress | Night of the Living Dead

Heather Mazur was born on June 17, 1976 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for Night of the Living Dead (1990), Over Her Dead Body (2008) and Pretty Little Liars (2010).

22. Richard Cetrone

Stunts | Wonder Woman

Richard Cetrone was born on July 13, 1961 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on Wonder Woman (2017), Watchmen (2009) and Iron Man (2008).

23. Mark Deklin

Actor | Designated Survivor

A critically-acclaimed actor and fight director, Mark has worked on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and at regional theaters across the country in addition to his work in film and television. He holds an MFA from the University of Washington's PATP conservatory, as well as a BA from Penn State University (...

24. Sharif Atkins

Actor | ER

Sharif Atkins was born on January 29, 1975 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor and director, known for ER (1994), The Open House (2018) and Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). He has been married to Bethany Hotchkiss since September 1, 2014. They have one child.

25. Tom Savini

Actor | From Dusk Till Dawn

Actor/SFX wizard/stuntman/director Tom Savini was born in Pittsburgh. Inspired by the film Man of a Thousand Faces (1957), a young Savini became fascinated with the magic and illusion of film. He spent his youth in his room creating characters by tirelessly practicing make-up. Later, as a combat ...

26. David Conrad

Actor | Men of Honor

David Conrad was born on August 17, 1967 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as David Crawford Conrad. He is an actor, known for Men of Honor (2000), Wedding Crashers (2005) and Anything Else (2003).

27. Lisa Emery

Actress | Admission

Lisa Emery was born on January 29, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for Admission (2013), Unfaithful (2002) and Wolf (1994). She was previously married to Josh Pais.

28. Bill Nunn

Actor | Regarding Henry

Commanding performer Bill Nunn made his feature debut in fellow Morehouse College graduate Spike Lee's School Daze (1988), but really etched himself into moviegoers' minds as a formidable screen presence in his second film with Lee, Do the Right Thing (1989), playing Radio Raheem, whose ...

29. Caitlin Clarke

Actress | Blown Away

Caitlin Clarke was born on May 3, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Catherine Ann Clarke. She was an actress, known for Blown Away (1994), Dragonslayer (1981) and Crocodile Dundee (1986). She died on September 9, 2004 in Pittsburgh.

30. Dennis Miller

Actor | The Net

Dennis Miller was born on November 3, 1953 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Net (1995), Joe Dirt (2001) and Murder at 1600 (1997). He has been married to Ali Espley since April 10, 1988. They have two children.

31. Lauren Morelli

Producer | Orange Is the New Black

Lauren Morelli was born on July 22, 1982 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She is a producer and writer, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), Tales of the City (2019) and Hum (2017). She has been married to Samira Wiley since March 25, 2017. She was previously married to Steve Basilone.

32. Billy Gardell

Actor | Bad Santa

Billy Gardell was born on August 20, 1969 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as William R. Gardell. He is an actor and producer, known for Bad Santa (2003), Avenging Angelo (2002) and Dragon Wars: D-War (2007). He has been married to Patty Gardell since September 30, 2001. They have one child.

33. Jonathan Adams

Actor | Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths

"This fall, Jonathan Adams stars opposite Lacey Chabert in the Hallmark Channel film "The Sweetest Christmas".

Audiences will recognize Jonathan as "Chuck Larabee", the neighbor/cohort of Tim Allen, on "Last Man Standing", the ABC Series on which he appeared for the past four seasons.

Prior to that ...

34. Tom Atkins

Actor | Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Handsome, rugged, versatile and charismatic character actor Tom Atkins was born on November 13, 1935 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Atkins initially became an avid horror film fan in his childhood days; Howard Hawks' immortal classic The Thing from Another World (1951) made an especially strong ...

35. Greg Nicotero

Make Up Department | The Walking Dead

Gifted SFX and make-up wizard, who learned his trade under the watchful eye of SFX splatter guru Tom Savini. Nicotero and buddies, Howard Berger and Robert Kurtzman started KNB Efx Group in 1988 and the group has provided eye-popping & jaw dropping special effects for major Hollywood releases ...

36. Zelda Rubinstein

Actress | Poltergeist

A marvelously quirky and distinctive 4' 3" character actress, with a larger-than-life presence on film and TV, Zelda Rubinstein gave up a long and stable career in the medical field as a lab technician in order to strive for something more self-fulfilling as middle age settled in. At the age of 45,...

37. Fritz Weaver

Actor | The Thomas Crown Affair

Fritz Weaver, the American actor, was born on January 19, 1926, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He served in Civilian Public Service as a conscientious objector during World War II, breaking into acting in the early 1950s. He made his Broadway debut in October 1955 in "The Chalk Garden," which ...

38. William Powell

Actor | The Thin Man

William Powell was on the New York stage by 1912, but it would be ten years before his film career would begin. In 1924 he went to Paramount Pictures, where he was employed for the next seven years. During that time, he played in a number of interesting films, but stardom was elusive. He did ...

39. Frank Gorshin

Actor | Twelve Monkeys

Frank John Gorshin, Jr. was born on April 5, 1933 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His father was a railroad worker and his mother, Frances (Preseren), was a seamstress. His family was originally from Novo Mesto, Slovenia. While in high school, young Frank worked as an usher at the Sheridan Square ...

40. Christian Borle

Actor | The Bounty Hunter

Christian Borle was born on October 1, 1973 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for The Bounty Hunter (2010), Legally Blonde: The Musical (2007) and Blackhat (2015). He was previously married to Sutton Foster.

41. Amanda Cerny

Actress | The Babysitter: Killer Queen

Amanda Rachelle Cerny was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and attended Florida State University. With more than 35 million followers across YouTube, Facebook and Instagram, she has emerged as one of the top five most viewed Instagram story accounts in the world. Amanda has acted as an actress in ...

42. Ed O'Ross

Actor | Red Heat

Rough'n'tumble character actor Ed O'Ross was born as Ed Oross on July 4, 1946 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was an altar boy as a kid and graduated from Munhall High in 1964. Following graduation O'Ross attended both Point Park College and Carnegie Tech. He was an amateur Golden Gloves boxing ...

43. Cherie Johnson

Actress | Punky Brewster

Cherie Johnson (born November 21, 1975 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA), is an American actress, author, columnist, executive producer, producer, and writer. She is of African American and Puerto Rican descent.

Johnson first rose to fame, at age six, when she appeared on Punky Brewster (1984) as the ...

44. Mackenzie Ziegler

Actress | Total Eclipse

Mackenzie Ziegler was born as Mackenzie Frances Ziegler on June 4, 2004 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mackenzie's mother Melissa enrolled her and her older sister, Maddie Ziegler, in the Abby Lee Dance Company. Little did they know, a few years later their dance studio would be famously known and ...

45. Chloe Lukasiak

Actress | F.R.E.D.I.

Chloe Lukasiak was born as Chloe Elizabeth Lukasiak on May 25, 2001 in Churchill, PA. Since 2014, she has lived in Mars, PA with her parents, Marc and Christi, and sister Clara. The family also maintains an apartment in Los Angeles due to her many commitments there. Her father works in marketing at...

46. Twink Caplan

Actress | Clueless

Twink Caplan was born on December 25, 1947 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Clueless (1995), Feud: Bette and Joan (2017) and Look Who's Talking (1989).

47. Joe Flaherty

Actor | Happy Gilmore

Joe Flaherty was born on June 21, 1941 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Joseph O'Flaherty. He is an actor and writer, known for Happy Gilmore (1996), Back to the Future Part II (1989) and Detroit Rock City (1999). He was previously married to Judith.

48. Burt Mustin

Actor | The Lusty Men

Burt Mustin was a salesman most of his life, but got his first taste of show business as the host of a weekly radio variety show on KDKA Pittsburgh in 1921. He appeared onstage in "Detective Story" at Sombrero Playhouse in Phoenix Arizona, and played the janitor in the movie version, (Detective ...

49. Sam Sorbo

Actress | Miracle in East Texas

Sam Sorbo was born on October 18, 1964 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Sandra Jenkins. She is an actress and producer, known for Miracle in East Texas (2019), Andromeda (2000) and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995). She has been married to Kevin Sorbo since January 5, 1998. They have three...

50. John Davidson

Actor | Edward Scissorhands

They don't come any nicer than John Davidson. The dark-haired, Pittsburgh-born singer/TV personality, who was born in 1941 and the son of a Baptist minister, is highly-defined and sometimes cursed by his clean-cut, fresh-faced, apple-cheeked handsomeness. After graduating from high school in White ...


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