Birth Place Matching "Fresno, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Sid Haig

Actor | House of 1000 Corpses

Tall, bald and nearly always bearded, Sid Haig provided hulking menace to many a low-budget exploitation film and high-priced action film.

Sid Haig was born Sidney Eddie Mosesian on July 14, 1939 in Fresno, California, a screaming ball of hair. His parents, Roxy (Mooradian) and Haig Mosesian, an ...

2. Christopher Gorham

Actor | Insatiable

Christopher Gorham was born on August 14, 1974 in Fresno, California, USA as Christopher David Gorham. He is an actor and director, known for Insatiable (2018), Covert Affairs (2010) and 2 Broke Girls (2011). He has been married to Anel Lopez Gorham since January 22, 2000. They have three children.

3. Amanda Leighton

Actress | This Is Us

Amanda Leighton was born on June 7, 1993 in Fresno, California, USA as Amanda Leigh Ratzlaff. She is an actress, known for This Is Us (2016), The Fosters (2013) and Trolls: The Beat Goes On! (2018).

4. Chris Colfer

Actor | Struck by Lightning

Chris Colfer is a very talented actor and vocalist who was born on May 27, 1990 in Fresno, California, USA as Christopher Paul Colfer. He is an actor, known for Glee (2009-2015), Struck by Lightning (2012), and The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell. His break out role was as Kurt Hummel in Glee, ...

5. Miranda Rae Mayo

Actress | Chicago Fire

Miranda Rae Mayo is an American actress and singer songwriter originally from Fresno, California. After high school graduation, she relocated to Los Angeles to pursue her career full-time - and it didn't take long for Hollywood to take note.

Shortly after arriving in LA, she starred as Reece Shebani...

6. Steven Zaillian

Writer | Searching for Bobby Fischer

Steven Zaillian was born on January 30, 1953 in Fresno, California, USA as Steven Ernest Bernard Zaillian. He is a writer and producer, known for Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993), Schindler's List (1993) and A Civil Action (1998).

7. Steven Anthony Lawrence

Actor | Cheaper by the Dozen

Steven Anthony Lawrence was born on July 19, 1990 in Fresno, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), Kicking & Screaming (2005) and Bubble Boy (2001).

8. J.P. Manoux

Actor | Phil of the Future

J.P. Manoux grew up in Santa Barbara, California, the oldest of seven. He was involved in children's theater and took tap-dancing lessons before attending the Thacher School in Ojai, California. Curiously, that school would eventually send no less than three doctors to NBC's long running hospital ...

9. Sam Peckinpah

Writer | The Wild Bunch

"If they move", commands stern-eyed William Holden, "kill 'em". So begins The Wild Bunch (1969), Sam Peckinpah's bloody, high-body-count eulogy to the mythologized Old West. "Pouring new wine into the bottle of the Western, Peckinpah explodes the bottle", observed critic Pauline Kael. That ...

10. Mike Connors

Actor | Mannix

He once jokingly described himself as 'a frustrated song-and-dance man' who wound up typecast as a TV crime fighter. Tall, handsome Armenian-American Mike Connors had a minor career in the movies before becoming a star on the small screen as the impeccably dressed macho sleuth Joe Mannix. Towards ...

11. Aaron Ruell

Actor | Napoleon Dynamite

Aaron Ruell was born on June 23, 1976 in Fresno, California, USA as Derek Aaron Ruell. He is a director and actor, known for Napoleon Dynamite (2004), Everything's Gone Green (2005) and Mary (2005). He is married to Yuka Ruell.

12. Golden Brooks

Actress | Girlfriends

Golden Brooks was born on December 1, 1970 in Fresno, California, USA as Golden Ameda Brooks. She is an actress and writer, known for Girlfriends (2000), The Darkest Minds (2018) and Beauty Shop (2005).

13. Jon Hall

Actor | Invisible Agent

Handsome, athletic leading man Jon Hall was the son of actor Felix Locher and a Tahitian princess. Hall was married three times, two of which were to entertainers: singer Frances Langford and actress Raquel Torres. His third wife was a psychiatrist. They married in 1969 and lived in Los Angeles ...

14. Michael J. Willett

Actor | G.B.F.

Michael was born and raised in Fresno, California. There he found a love for art, music and life- Performing in almost every local talent show, family gathering and theater, he learned how to sing, act, play piano and dance. Realizing a need for greater opportunities, Michael traveled to Los ...

15. Nestor Paiva

Actor | Creature from the Black Lagoon

Nestor Paiva was born on June 30, 1905 in Fresno, California, USA as Nestor Caetano Paiva. He was an actor, known for Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954), The Madmen of Mandoras (1963) and Road to Rio (1947). He was married to Maxine Kuntzman. He died on September 9, 1966 in Hollywood, California.

16. Randle Mell

Actor | The Postman

Born to Dean William Mell and Bonnie J. Mell. Dean Mell was an NBC Broadcast Journalist for many years beginning in Clovis, NM, and ending in Spokane, WA. Randy was born while his dad became the first TV news anchor in the San Joaquin Valley. Randy has brothers Wayne, Loren and Adam and a sister, ...

17. Emily Kuroda

Actress | The Good Doctor

Emily Kuroda has performed in numerous plays including Luis Alfaro's "Straight as a Line" at Playwrights Arena, directed by Jon Rivera, Chay Yew's "Red" at East West Players and "Winter People" at the Boston Court. Other theatres include Kirk Douglas Theatre, South Coast Rep, New York's Public ...

18. Bee Vang

Actor | Gran Torino

Bee Vang was born on November 4, 1991 in Fresno, California, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Gran Torino (2008), Sunset on Dawn/Kho Neeg and Thao Does Walt: Lost Scenes from Gran Torino (2010).

19. Olivia May

Actress | Faking It

Olivia May was born on October 22nd, 1985 in Fresno, California USA as Olivia May Tuck. She is an actress, musician, singer, writer who has resided in Los Angeles, California USA since 2007. She enjoys living a private life with her husband, daughter and two cats. When not on set, she is writing ...

20. Briana Marin

Actress | The Leftovers

Briana Marin was born on November 8, 1983 in Fresno, California, USA as Briana Marin Lopez. She is known for her work on The Leftovers (2014), A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014) and The Night Shift (2014).

21. Wade Allen

Stunts | The Dark Knight

Prior to his involvement in film and television, Wade worked as a paramedic on an advanced life support rescue team, and a police officer in South Central Los Angeles. He has also spent several years training military and law enforcement units in defensive and counter-terrorism tactics. Some of the...

22. Dave Callaham

Writer | Wonder Woman 1984

Dave Callaham was born on October 24, 1977 in Fresno, California, USA as David Elias Callaham. He is a writer and producer, known for Wonder Woman 1984 (2020), Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021) and Jean-Claude Van Johnson (2016). He has been married to Bree Tichy since May 9, 2009.

23. Eve March

Actress | The Curse of the Cat People

Eve March was born on September 27, 1910 in Fresno, California, USA. She was an actress, known for The Curse of the Cat People (1944), Canon City (1948) and Adam's Rib (1949). She was married to Damian O'Flynn. She died on September 19, 1974 in Hollywood, California.

24. Jennifer Titus

Actress | Rock, Paper, Scissors

Jennifer grew up in California performing and competing as an elite figure skater. She turned professional and toured internationally, starring in ice shows for several years before continuing on to higher education. She began studying acting and film in Los Angeles where she was cast in ...

25. Kevin Federline

Actor | You Got Served

Kevin Federline was born on March 21, 1978 in Fresno County, California, USA as Kevin Earl Federline. He is an actor, known for You Got Served (2004), One Tree Hill (2003) and Britney & Kevin: Chaotic (2005). He has been married to Victoria Prince since August 10, 2013. They have two children. ...

26. Lance Acord

Cinematographer | Lost in Translation

After studying film and photography at the San Francisco Art Institute, Lance moved to New York to assist photographer/filmmaker Bruce Weber. He began his career as a cinematographer shooting music videos and commercials with close friend and collaborator Spike Jonze. Lance quickly became one of ...

27. Rod Lauren

Actor | The Crawling Hand

Rod Lauren was born Roger Lawrence Strunk in Fresno, California, on March 20, 1940. He moved with his parents to Tracy, California, when he was three. Father Larry Strunk was a schoolteacher who subsequently found work as a switchman for the Southern Pacific Railroad; his mother was also a teacher ...

28. Corky Pigeon

Actor | Silver Spoons

Corky was born Janurary 27 1970 in Fresno California. He started singing and tap dancing at the age of 8. At age 10 he was discovered by a Hollywood agent. In 1980 Corky was sent on an audition for a movie called the "Forest". He got the role. He went on to do over two dozen national commercials ...

29. Carlena Gower

Actress | The Towering Inferno

Carlena Gower was born on April 21, 1967 in Fresno, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for The Towering Inferno (1974), The Bionic Woman (1976) and Police Story (1973).

30. Lindze Letherman

Actress | Bicentennial Man

Lindze started her acting career at age 6 playing "Dorothy" in her 1st grade class version of "The Wizard of Oz". She went on to professional theater playing "Tiny Tim" in "A Christmas Carol" and "Marta" in "The Sound of Music". In her biggest movie role to date as "Virginia Lofton" in Virginia's ...

31. Evan Crooks

Actor | The Carrie Diaries

Evan Crooks was born on July 15, 1994 in Fresno, California, USA. He is an actor, known for The Carrie Diaries (2013), Grey's Anatomy (2005) and Awkward. (2011).

32. Valerie McCaffrey

Casting Department | Frequency

Born in Fresno, California, to a large Armenian family, she was one of the ten top finalists in California Junior Miss, and after high school, attended University of Hawaii where she studied theatre. Before graduating from California State University Long Beach, she was promotions director of the ...

33. Keith Poulson

Actor | Mercury Plains

Born in Fresno, California, but moved around several times as a kid, living in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. Poulson went Tascosa High School in Amarillo, Texas and to the University of Texas at Austin, where he received degrees in Radio-Television-Film and English. After graduating, Keith was ...

34. Erik Braa

Producer | Ragnar the Rat

Erik Braa was born on January 27, 1971 in Fresno County, California, USA as Erik R. Braa. He is an actor and producer, known for Ragnar the Rat (2019), Blank Slate (2010) and Mind City Terror (2015).

35. Ross Bagdasarian

Actor | Rear Window

Composer, prolific songwriter ("Come On-a My House", "Witch Doctor", "Chipmunk Song"), author, actor, producer, impressionist, educated at Coll. Writer, and has made many records. He joined ASCAP in 1951, and specialized in catchy, hummable melodies. Some of his other popular-song compositions ...

36. Randolph Roberts

Actor | Logan's Run

Randolph Roberts was born on October 5, 1947 in Fresno, California, USA as William Randolph Roberts. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Logan's Run (1976), Happy Days (1974) and Wicked, Wicked (1973).

37. Fred Scott

Actor | The Roaming Cowboy

Fred Scott was born on February 14, 1902 in Fresno, California, USA as Fred Leedon Scott. He was an actor, known for The Roaming Cowboy (1937), Ridin' the Trail (1940) and The Rangers' Round-Up (1938). He was married to Mary. He died on December 16, 1991 in Riverside, California.

38. Meghan Camarena

Actress | Video Game High School

Meghan Camarena was born on July 17, 1987 in Fresno, California, USA as Meghan Channing Camarena. She is an actress and director, known for Video Game High School (2012), Power Rangers HyperForce (2017) and The Void (2014).

39. Ralph Clanton

Actor | Cyrano de Bergerac

Ralph Clanton was born on September 11, 1914 in Fresno, California, USA as Ralph Woodward Clanton. He was an actor, known for Cyrano de Bergerac (1950), Johnny Tremain (1957) and Trading Places (1983). He died on December 29, 2002 in Staten Island, New York, USA.

40. Jennifer Sparks

Actress | Stiletto

Jennifer Sparks is a synthesis of small town charm and the best of Hollywood's grace and elegance. She began performing at a young age in endeavors such as singing, piano, and ballet. She studied acting while still in high school and continued to study theatre throughout college. Soon after that ...

41. Tom Dahlgren

Actor | What Lies Beneath

Tom Dahlgren was born on September 22, 1933 in Fresno, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for What Lies Beneath (2000), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) and The Godfather: Part II (1974). He is married to Joy.

42. Rudi Bakhtiar

Actress | Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero

Rudi Bakhtiar was born on June 21, 1966 in Fresno, California, USA as Rudabeh Carleen Bakhtiar. She is an actress, known for Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero (2016), NOWRUZ: Lost & Found (2015) and CNN Newsroom (1989).

43. Shonda Whipple

Actress | Purple People Eater

Shonda Whipple was born on September 14, 1974 in Fresno County, California, USA as Shonda Melisse Whipple. She is an actress, known for Purple People Eater (1988), Herman's Head (1991) and Dynasty (1981).

44. William Saroyan

Writer | The Human Comedy

The Oscar winner and Pulitzer Prize recipient William Saroyan, who gained world fame with his classic book "The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze" (1934), was born in California to Armenak and Takoohi Saroyan, Armenian refugees from the Turkish Ottoman Empire which perpetrated the Armenian ...

45. Mae LaBorde

Actress | Pineapple Express

Mae LaBorde was born on May 13, 1909 in Fresno, California, USA as Mae Shamlian. She was an actress, known for Pineapple Express (2008), The Heartbreak Kid (2007) and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005). She was married to Nicholas Laborde. She died on January 9, 2012 in Santa Monica, ...

46. Ninetta Sunderland

Actress | Sweepings

Ninetta Sunderland was born on April 13, 1898 in Fresno, California, USA as Ninetta Eugenia Sunderland. She was an actress, known for Sweepings (1933), Unconquered (1947) and The Carnival Man (1929). She was married to Walter Huston. She died on November 23, 1973 in New York City, New York, USA.

47. Chandler Lindauer

Actor | Pulp Fiction

Chandler Lindauer was born on August 15, 1986 in Fresno, California, USA as Chandler Michael Atchley. He is an actor, known for Pulp Fiction (1994).

48. Spec O'Donnell

Actor | The Big Broadcast

Spec O'Donnell was born on April 9, 1911 in Fresno, California, USA as Walter Davis O'Donnell. He was an actor, known for The Big Broadcast (1932), Vamping Venus (1928) and Accidents Will Happen (1938). He was married to Inez Hixson. He died on October 14, 1986 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, ...

49. Karen Norris

Actress | Pillow Talk

Karen Norris was born on January 18, 1927 in Fresno, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Pillow Talk (1959), Get Smart (1965) and Lover Come Back (1961). She was married to Richard Davis Francois Norris. She died on January 31, 1996 in Los Angeles, California.

50. Carol Bagdasarian

Actress | The Octagon

Carol Bagdasarian was born on July 4, 1947 in Fresno, California, USA as Carol Askine Bagdasarian. She is an actress, known for The Octagon (1980), Mannix (1967) and The Strawberry Statement (1970). She was previously married to Michael Leone.


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