Birth Place Matching "Princeton, New Jersey, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Jessica Hecht
Actress | Whatever Works
Jessica Hecht is an American actress and singer who played Gretchen Schwartz on Breaking Bad, Susan Bunch on Friends, and Carol on The Boys. She has also made numerous Broadway appearances. Hecht was born in Princeton, New Jersey. When she was three, she moved with her parents and sister to ...
2. Jon Tenney
Actor | The Closer
Jon Tenney was born on December 16, 1961 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Closer (2005), Scandal (2012) and You Can Count on Me (2000). He has been married to Leslie Urdang since June 16, 2012. He was previously married to Teri Hatcher.
3. Christopher McQuarrie
Writer | The Usual Suspects
Christopher McQuarrie is an acclaimed producer, director and an Academy Award® winning writer. McQuarrie grew up in Princeton Junction, New Jersey and in lieu of college, he spent the first five years out of school traveling and working at a detective agency. He later moved to Los Angeles to pursue...
4. Josh Pais
Actor | The Dropout
Josh grew up in NYC's infamous Alphabet City, 7th Street between C&D. His father was a theoretical physicist who worked with Einstein, his mother a poet and painter. His first lead in a movie was playing Raphael in the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
After going through a traditional actor ...
5. Michael Showalter
Writer | Wet Hot American Summer
Michael Showalter is a director, writer, and producer who most recently directed the 2017 hit The Big Sick. Previously he directed and co-wrote the 2016 film Hello, My Name Is Doris starring Sally Field. Michael's first film was the The Baxter (2005) starring Michelle Williams and Justin Theroux. ...
6. Florencia Lozano
Actress | One Life to Live
Florencia is most thankful that her parents moved to the United States from Argentina because she's "had so many opportunities having been born and raised here." Playing the witty, intelligent, hard as nails attorney Tèa Delgado is Florencia's first television series. She has acted in regional ...
7. Shelley Smith
Actress | For Love and Honor
Shelley Smith was born on October 25, 1952 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. She is an actress, known for For Love and Honor (1983), Magnum, P.I. (1980) and Simon & Simon (1981).
8. Adam Bernstein
Director | Fargo
Adam Bernstein began his career as an animator, and at age 26 produced the first original programming for the Nickelodeon Network. He went on to direct over seventy music videos, including "Love Shack" for the B-52's, "Hey Ladies" for the Beastie Boys and "Baby's Got Back" for Sir Mix a Lot. In ...
9. Michael E. Knight
Actor | All My Children
Michael E. Knight was born on May 7, 1959 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for All My Children (1970), Date with an Angel (1987) and Hexed (1993). He was previously married to Catherine Hickland.
10. Kelly Hutchinson
Writer | Dead to Me
Kelly Hutchinson was born on March 17, 1976 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. She is a writer and actress, known for Dead to Me (2019), Don Peyote (2014) and Catch Me If You Can (2002).
11. Paul Robeson
Actor | Show Boat
This handsome, eloquent and highly charismatic actor became one of the foremost interpreters of Eugene O'Neill's plays and one of the most treasured names in song during the first half of the twentieth century. He also courted disdain and public controversy for most of his career as a staunch Cold ...
12. Jeremy Rabb
Actor | Silicon Valley
Jeremy Rabb was born on January 28, 1970 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Silicon Valley (2014), Grey's Anatomy (2005) and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005).
13. Rich Wilkes
Writer | xXx
Rich Wilkes was born on August 15, 1966 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for xXx (2002), The Dirt (2019) and Airheads (1994).
14. Heidi Van Horne
Actress | Angels Die Slowly
Born in New Jersey, and raised in Texas by two native New Yorkers. Moved to New York City the day after she turned 18. Returned to Texas to do Equity theater at the Tony-Award-Winning Alley Theater. Eventually decided to try Los Angeles. At the last minute, the friend that was moving to LA with her...
15. Ben Mezrich
Writer | The Social Network
Ben Mezrich graduated magna cum laude from Harvard in 1991. Since then he has published eight books with a combined printing of more than a million copies in nine languages. He is the author of the blockbuster New York Times bestseller Bringing Down the House: The True Story of Six MIT Kids Who ...
16. James Murphy
Soundtrack | Her
James Murphy was born on February 4, 1970 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is a composer and actor, known for Her (2013), Greenberg (2010) and A Star Is Born (2018).
17. Sean Patrick O'Brien
Writer | The Show Must Go On
Sean Patrick O'Brien was born on December 30, 1982 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is a writer and assistant director, known for The Show Must Go On (2009), Semi-Dead (2009) and Suppressant (2010).
18. Lyle Menendez
Self | Fame for 15
Lyle Menendez was born to a to a Cuban-American business executive, Jose Menendez and a schoolteacher, Kitty Menendez. After his birth, his mother became a full-time homemaker and his father immediately set about making sure his oldest son was even more successful in business then he was and give ...
19. Maurice Oldham
Camera Department | Woman Thou Art Loosed
Maurice Oldham was born on December 30, 1958 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is known for Woman Thou Art Loosed (2004) and A Guy Walks Into a Bar (1997). He was previously married to Kimberly Elise. He died on May 21, 2007 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
20. Jason Weiss
Jason Weiss developed a love of theatre at a very young age. While attending Kent Place School in Summit, NJ, he participated in school productions and took to it like a duck to water. At the age of 9, Jason and his family moved to East Greenwich, RI where drama took a back seat to sports. Soccer ...
21. James Mount
Actor | Homeland
James Mount was born in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor, known for Homeland (2011), Gotham (2014) and Red Dead Redemption (2010). He has been married to Tracy Mount since April 2007.
22. Nell Craig
Actress | 3 Men in White
Nell Craig was born on June 13, 1891 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. She was an actress, known for 3 Men in White (1944), Dr. Kildare's Victory (1942) and Between Two Women (1945). She was previously married to Fred E. Wright. She died on January 5, 1965 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
23. Julia Reichert
Producer | American Factory
Julia Reichert has been called a godmother of the US independent film movement and is a three time Oscar-nominee. Her film Growing Up Female was the first feature documentary of the modern Women's Movement. It was recently chosen for inclusion on the National Film Registry.
Her films Union Maids and...
24. Justin Paul
Actor | One Life to Live
Born in Princeton to Illinois natives Sherwin and Sherry Lynn, Justin grew up in a small town in central New Jersey. After discovering his love for the craft at age 19, he began taking various workshops and programs studying with some of the industry's most prominent teachers; Paramount film coach ...
25. Dani Druz
Dani Druz was born on April 28, 1986 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. She is an actress and casting director, known for The Fighter (2010) and Oliver's Ghost (2011).
26. John Katzenbach
Writer | Just Cause
John Katzenbach was born on June 23, 1950 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Just Cause (1995), Hart's War (2002) and The Analyst. He is married to Madeleine H. Blais. They have two children.
27. Mary Chapin Carpenter
Soundtrack | Tin Cup
Mary Chapin Carpenter was born on February 21, 1958 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. She is an actress and composer, known for Tin Cup (1996), It Could Happen to You (1994) and Bye Bye Love (1995).
28. Justin Cirulli
Producer | The Roommate
Justin Cirulli was born on May 30, 1993 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is a director and writer, known for The Roommate, Distanced Lovers (2021) and Parachute (2023).
29. Jason Diamond
Actor | All My Children
If you had told sixteen year old Valley Forge Military Academy cadet Jason Diamond that one day in the future he would aspire to be considered one of the top creative minds in Hollywood, he would have shrugged his shoulders and told you that his ambition was to own a nightclub. But instead, this ...
30. Keto Shimizu
Producer | Legends of Tomorrow
Keto Shimizu was born on December 23, 1984 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. She is a producer and writer, known for DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016), Arrow (2012) and TRON: Legacy (2010). She has been married to Chris Lastrapes since May 3, 2014. They have one child.
31. Lindsey E. Vuolo
Actress | The Weekend
Busty, tall (5'8"), and luscious brunette stunner Lindsey Eve Vuolo was born on October 19, 1981 in Princeton, New Jersey. Her mother is a Jewish-American of Russian descent and her father is an Italian-American who converted to Judaism to marry her mom. Lindsey grew up outside of Philadelphia, ...
32. Iris Chang
Writer | Purple Mountain
She grew up in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, where her father, a physicist, and her mother, a microbiologist, taught at the University of Illinois. Ms. Chang received a bachelor's degree in journalism from Illinois in 1989. After working briefly as a reporter for The Associated Press and The Chicago ...
33. Lindsey Copeland
Producer | Hedgehog
Lindsey Copeland was born in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. Lindsey is a director and writer, known for Hedgehog (2017), Girls Night (2015) and Sleep (2012).
34. Ali Kendall
Actress | The Night Is Young
Ali Kendall was born on July 18, 1986 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. She is an actress, known for The Night Is Young (2019), Newlyweds (2009) and The Future (2011).
35. Tom Snow
Soundtrack | Footloose
Tom Snow was born on October 25, 1947 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is a composer and actor, known for Footloose (1984), Chances Are (1989) and Let's Be Cops (2014).
36. Erik Weihenmayer
Self | Blindsight
Erik Weihenmayer was born on September 23, 1968 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Blindsight (2006), Touch the Top of the World (2006) and The Weight of Water (2018). He has been married to Ellie Reeve since August 1997. They have one child.
37. Phil Parmet
Cinematographer | Grindhouse
A master working cinematographer. Continues to work with both well known and first time directors. Celebrated for his subtle lighting of the human face, bold compositions, and innovative camera movement but also for his eclectic work in many genres including action films, westerns, horror, ...
38. Josh Gaffga
Actor | 7th Street Theater
Josh Gaffga was born in Princeton, New Jersey, to George and Gigi Gaffga. After a short stint in Jersey, he moved to Mattituck, Long Island. Along with his two brothers, Jamie and Chris, he attended Mattituck High School. Josh ventured to North Carolina, where he attended Davidson College in ...
39. Bob Celli
Actor | FBI: Most Wanted
Bob Celli was born in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for FBI: Most Wanted (2020), Gotham (2014) and The Blacklist (2013).
40. Sean Kathryn O'Connor
Actress | Osiris Ford
The daughter of Kevin O'Connor and Terri Tallon, Sean Kathryn grew up on a small farm in Mansfield, New Jersey. There she began riding horses and competing at the age of six. Sean Kathryn continued training and competing with her appaloosa horses on the national and world level while being home ...
41. Hedges Capers
Composer | The Smartlys
Hedges Capers was born on February 21, 1945 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is a composer and actor, known for The Smartlys (2021), The Smartlys (2018) and The Smartlys (2022). He is married to Nancy Locke. He was previously married to Donna Marie Carson.
42. Ann M. Martin
Writer | The Baby-Sitters Club
Ann M. Martin was born on August 12, 1955 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for The Baby-Sitters Club (2020), The Baby-Sitters Club (1995) and The Baby-Sitters Club (1990).
43. Daniel Pearl
Self | Loose Change: Final Cut
Daniel Pearl was born on October 10, 1963 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He was previously married to Mariane Pearl. He died on January 31, 2002 in Karachi, Pakistan.
44. Edward Albolote
Editorial Department | Transformers
Edward Albolote was born on July 10, 1975 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is a cinematographer and editor, known for Transformers (2007), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017).
45. Damon DiMarco
Actor | Law & Order
Damon DiMarco was born in Princeton, New Jersey. A writer as well as an actor, his books include The Actor's Art and Craft and The Actor's Guide to Creating a Character, both co-authored with William Esper of the William Esper Studio in New York, with whom Damon trained to earn his MFA from Rutgers...
46. Daren Hicks
Daren Hicks was born in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. She is known for Starship Troopers (1997), Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) and Transformers (2007).
47. Eric D. Altman
Camera Department | WMM Sketch Show
Eric D. Altman was born on July 29, 1982 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor, known for WMM Sketch Show (2014), The Lumberjack's Pub (2016) and 7 Deadly Hollywood Sins (2006).
48. Michelle Elise Harding
Producer | Pressed
Michelle Elise Harding is an award-winning cinematographer, film editor, producer, and director. Born and raised in New Jersey, Harding fell in love with the film and television industries at an early age. She has an array of work, spanning from narrative filmmaking (short and feature), performance...
49. Paul Devlin
Editor | Power Trip
Paul Devlin was born in 1963 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is an editor and producer, known for Power Trip (2003), BLAST! (2008) and Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad (1996). He has been married to Emily Callis Raabe since July 23, 2011.
50. John Francis McCarthy
Camera Department | Spider-Man 3
John Francis McCarthy was born on March 26, 1985 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is a cinematographer and actor, known for Spider-Man 3 (2007), Assassination of a High School President (2008) and Driving Me Crazy: Proof of Concept (2012).