Birth Place Matching "Terre Haute, Indiana, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Scatman Crothers

Actor | The Shining

Scatman Crothers was born Benjamin Sherman Crothers on May 23, 1910 in Terre Haute, Indiana. Songwriter ("Dearest One"), actor, composer, singer, comedian and guitarist who, after high school, appeared in nightclubs, hotels, films and on television. He made many records, including his own ...

2. Bill Thompson

Actor | Peter Pan

Bill Thompson was born on July 8, 1913 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as William Henry Thompson Jr. He was an actor, known for Peter Pan (1953), Lady and the Tramp (1955) and Alice in Wonderland (1951). He was married to Mary Margaret McBride. He died on July 15, 1971 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

3. Richard Ely

Actor | M*A*S*H

Richard Ely was born on May 4, 1945 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Richard Kent Ely Weber. He was an actor, known for M*A*S*H (1972), I Escaped from Devil's Island (1973) and One Life to Live (1968). He died on December 9, 2019 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

4. Chubby Johnson

Actor | The First Texan

Chubby Johnson was born Charles Rutledge Johnson on August 13, 1903, in Terre Haute, Indiana. He made a living as a journalist and did not become a movie actor until he was in his 40s, making his debut in the Randolph Scott oater Abilene Town (1946) in support of Scott, Ann Dvorak and Edgar Buchanan...

5. Hunter von Leer

Actor | Halloween II

Hunter von Leer was born on April 3, 1944 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Paul Hunter von Leer. He is an actor, known for Halloween II (1981), History of the World: Part I (1981) and Under the Boardwalk (1988).

6. Mick Mars

Soundtrack | The Dirt

Mick Mars was born on May 4, 1951 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Robert Alan Deal. He is an actor, known for The Dirt (2018), Spun (2002) and The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990).

7. Mark Jeffrey Miller

Actor | The Patriot

Mark Jeffrey Miller was born on June 9, 1953 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Patriot (2000), The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015) and Cold Mountain (2003).

8. Timothy Skyler Dunigan

Actor | ShadowMarsh

He received his SAG-AFTRA card by landing the role of "Rocky" in "Death in the Desert". He auditioned for another role but they wanted him to play "Rocky". Josh Evans who is the son of Robert Evans and Ali McGraw directed this film.

He lives in Palm Springs, California.

He became a "national" member ...

9. Jess Hahn

Actor | New York chiama Superdrago

Indiana-born Jess Hahn never played in an American movie, at least shot on American soil. On the other hand, this friendly giant with a nice sense of humor was a fixture in French movies where he often landed roles as a tough gangster or a Yankee (whether an army officer, a C.I.A./F.B.I. agent or ...

10. Rob Youngblood

Actor | Space Precinct

Rob Youngblood was born on November 13, 1969 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA. He is an actor, known for Space Precinct (1994), L.A. Firefighters (1996) and General Hospital (1963). He was previously married to Jenee Conway.

11. Joe Keaton

Actor | Sherlock Jr.

Joe Keaton and wife Myra were grade-Z vaudeville performers in the early 1900s. Their son Buster joined the act when he was only a few months old. The act was a rough-and-tumble one, with Buster being thrown around on stage most of the time. As the years went by, Joe Keaton became an alcoholic, ...

12. Michelle Deighton

Self | WWF SmackDown!

Michelle Deighton was born on December 8, 1984 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA. She is an actress, known for WWE Smackdown! (1999), Survivor (2000) and WWE Tough Enough (2001).

13. Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher

Actor | Idiot's Delight

Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher was born on July 28, 1891 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Idiot's Delight (1939), Bird of Paradise (1932) and Possessed (1931). He was married to Pauline Mason and Irene Martin. He died on May 22, 1955 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

14. Trent Gill

Actor | Greenberg

Trent Gill was born in Terre Haute, Indiana. When he was 10 his family moved to Naperville, Illinois where Trent attended Hill Middle School and was a serious athlete. He not only played baseball and football, but was an All-state wrestler for 3 years. His family moved to California when Trent was ...

15. Timothy Wead

Actor | Fame

Timothy Wead was born on January 2, 1956 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA. He is an actor, known for Fame (1982), The Powers of Matthew Star (1982) and Heroes Stand Alone (1989).

16. Nathan Atkinson

Director | Tracks of Saints

Nathan Atkinson was born on January 28, 1973 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA. He is a director and assistant director, known for Tracks of Saints (2008), Compulsions (2009) and Space Guys in Space (2012).

17. Frank Kramer

Producer | Squatters

Frank Kramer was born on September 5, 1970 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Steven Francis Kramer. He is a producer and actor, known for Squatters (2010), Totally Baked (2007) and Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (2015).

18. Rhonda Bates

Actress | Roadie

Rhonda Bates was born on August 15, 1948 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Rhonda Loge. She is an actress, known for Roadie (1980), Harry O (1973) and Police Story (1973).

19. Valeska Suratt

Actress | She

Valeska Suratt was born in Owensville, Indiana on June 28, 1882 to parents of French ancestry. She moved from Terre Haute to Indianapolis, where she worked at a department store in 1899 before moving to Chicago in 1900 to pursue an acting career. She appeared in vaudeville before debuting in ...

20. Eleanor Hansen

Actress | Flaming Frontiers

Eleanor Hansen was born on September 13, 1917 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA. She is an actress, known for Flaming Frontiers (1938), The Mad Miss Manton (1938) and Russian Dressing (1938).

21. Birch Bayh

Self | The Dean Martin Show

Birch Bayh was born on January 22, 1928 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Birch Evans Bayh Jr. He was married to Katherine 'Kitty' Halpin and Marvella Hern Bayh. He died on March 14, 2019 in Easton, Maryland, USA.

22. Tex Terry

Actor | Death Valley Days

Tex Terry was born on August 22, 1902 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Edward Earl Terry. He is known for his work on Death Valley Days (1952), The Gallant Legion (1948) and Covered Wagon Trails (1940). He was married to Isabel Draesemer and Dorothy Peters. He died on May 18, 1985 in Terre Haute.

23. Kurt Rambis

Actor | Johnny Mnemonic: The Interactive Action Movie

Kurt Rambis was born on February 25, 1958 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Darrell Kurt Rambis. He is an actor, known for Johnny Mnemonic: The Interactive Action Movie (1995), 7th Heaven (1996) and The Sentinel (1996). He has been married to Linda Rambis since February 9, 1985. They have three ...

24. Theodore Dreiser

Writer | A Place in the Sun

Theodore Dreiser was one of the great American writers, and a transitional figure between Victorian America and the "modern" age that was inaugurated after the cessation of hostilities after WWI and the publication of Sinclair Lewis' "Main Street" in 1920. A naturalist with a committed social ...

25. Philip Jose Farmer

Writer | Riverworld

The author of dozens of books and even more short stories, Philip Jose Farmer was born in Indiana in 1918 to George and Lucile Jackson Farmer, but has called Peoria, Illinois, home for most of his life. He revolutionized science-fiction with his 1952 short story (later a novel) titled "The Lovers",...

26. Lynne Topping

Actress | Hunter

Lynne Topping was born on July 10, 1949 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Lynne Edea Topping. She was an actress, known for Hunter (1984), The Incredible Hulk (1977) and Knight Rider (1982). She was married to James Farrell. She died on April 17, 2011 in New York, New York, USA.

27. Bob March

Actor | Magnum Force

Bob March was born on May 31, 1927 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Magnum Force (1973). He died on August 6, 2020 in Loomis, California, USA.

28. Robert G. Hager

Cinematographer | Petticoat Junction

Great Uncle of actor Kevin Hager.

29. Summer Selby

Actress | ZeroZeroZero

Summer Selby is an American film, television and stage actress, voice-over talent, print model, television producer and talk show host, born November 30th in Terre Haute, Indiana and raised on Chicago's South Side.

She explored acting while attending a private liberal arts college. After graduation,...

30. Johnny Cannon

Animation Department | The Castaway

31. Tommy John

Self | 1977 National League Championship Series

Tommy John was born on May 22, 1943 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Thomas Edward John Jr. He was previously married to Sally Simmons.

32. Hubert Dreyfus

Self | Giving Machines Some Thought

Hubert Dreyfus was born on October 15, 1929 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Hubert Lederer Dreyfus. He was married to Geneviève. He died on April 22, 2017 in Berkeley, California, USA.

33. Anthony Bruce

Actor | Murder at Random

Born in Terre Haute, Indiana, Anthony Bruce began writing student articles for the Terre Haute Tribune in October of 1981 while attending Terre Haute North Vigo High School. He went on to continue his writing for several newspapers and magazines throughout the United States. In 1997 he penned his ...

35. Brad Staggs

Actor | V.O. Man

Raised in the great acting Mecca of the mid-west... Rockville, Indiana... Brad discovered at an early age that acting and writing can lead to many terrible things like starvation and laziness. He didn't let that stop him from pursuing his dream of a life on screen, though... lack of funds did that ...

36. Paul Dresser

Soundtrack | My Gal Sal

Composer, songwriter ("My Gal Sal", "On the Banks of the Wabash" [the official Indiana state song]), author, actor, singer, publisher and producer, educated at St. Meinrad's in Switz City, Indiana during training for the priesthood. He joined a medicine show at 16, then toured in vaudeville as a ...

38. Ken Parker

Assistant Director | The Immoral Mr. Teas

Ken Parker was born on July 27, 1909 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Kenneth Hensley Parker. He is known for his work on The Immoral Mr. Teas (1959), Eve and the Handyman (1961) and Russ Meyer's Lorna (1964). He died on September 22, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

39. Rose Melville

Actress | A Leap Year's Wooing

Rose Melville was born on January 30, 1867 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Rosa Smock. She was an actress, known for A Leap Year's Wooing (1916), An Innocent Vampire (1916) and A Baby Grand (1916). She was married to Frank Minzey and Frank Melville. She died on October 8, 1946 in Lake George, New ...

40. Arthur Sellers

Writer | The Vivero Letter

Arthur Sellers was born on August 16, 1945 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for The Vivero Letter (1999), Max Headroom (1987) and Space Precinct (1994).

41. Claude Thornhill

Actor | The Big Broadcast of 1936

Claude Thornhill was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, on August 10 1909. He started playing the piano from the age of ten. His mother, a choir director and church organist, encouraged him to pursue a musical career. Her ambition was for him to become a concert pianist. However, a close friendship with...

42. Jacob Hashem

Actor | Glee

Jacob Hashem was born in Indiana and raised in Austin, Texas. His mother is a white American air force brat and college professor and his father is a middle eastern 2 time Olympian (4 if you count coaching) and retired banker. Growing up, Jacob played football and baseball, but acting has always ...

43. Matt Hughes

Producer | Humor Me

Matt Hughes was born on February 23, 1982 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Matthew Calvin Hughes. He is known for his work on Humor Me, Westworld (2016) and Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019).

44. Tony Hulman

Self | Winning

Tony Hulman was born on February 11, 1901 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Anton Hulman. He died on October 27, 1977 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

45. Edward Roseman

Actor | Fantomas

Edward Roseman was born on May 14, 1875 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Ernest Frederick Roseman. He was an actor, known for Fantomas (1920), The Tiger Woman (1917) and Big Hearted Jim (1913). He was married to Sophia Anderson. He died on September 16, 1957 in Syracuse, New York, USA.

46. Grace Hayward

Writer | Her Unborn Child

A versatile and accomplished young amateur actress, Grace Hayward became a professional before she was 20. Her parents, George and Alida (Carpenter) Hayward, moved from Terre Haute, Indiana, where Grace was born, to Mt. Carmel, Ill. when Grace was in high school. During the 1890s she performed with...

47. Philip Lehl

Actor | Final Voyage

Philip Lehl was born on April 29, 1964 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA. He is known for his work on Final Voyage (1999), Ash (2010) and Dusting Cliff 7 (1997).

48. Terry Dischinger

Self | The Way It Was

Terry Dischinger was born on November 14, 1940 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Terry Gilbert Dischinger. He is an actor, known for The Way It Was (1974), Mania (2008) and Ripcity Stories (2009).

49. William Tanoos

Director | The Drunk

William Tanoos was born on April 15, 1983 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA. He is a director and actor, known for The Drunk (2014).

50. Jack Jahries

Citizen Kane

Jack Jahries was born on June 17, 1905 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as John Herman Jahries. He was an actor, known for Citizen Kane (1941), In a Lonely Place (1950) and Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948). He died on July 1, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA.


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