Birth Place Matching "Newton, Massachusetts, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. John Krasinski

Actor | A Quiet Place

Tall, handsome American film and television star John Krasinski is known for his role as sardonic nice guy Jim Halpert on NBC's popular TV series, The Office (2005), for which he won a 2007 and 2008 Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series.

Born John ...

2. Matt LeBlanc

Actor | Friends

Matt LeBlanc was born on 25 July 1967 in Newton, Massachussetts. His mother, Patricia, is of Italian origin, and worked as an office manager, and his father, Paul LeBlanc, who was from a French-Canadian family, was a mechanic. After graduating from high school, he spent some time as a photo model ...

3. B.J. Novak

Actor | The Office

B.J. Novak was born on July 31, 1979 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Benjamin Joseph Manaly Novak. He is an actor and producer, known for The Office (2005), Inglourious Basterds (2009) and Saving Mr. Banks (2013).

4. Robert Morse

Actor | How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

With that impish, gap-toothed grin, nervous bundle of energy, Robert Morse could never be contained long enough to become a film star. The live stage would be his calling. He made his debut with the musical, "On the Town", in 1949, and trained with Lee Strasberg, before making his inauspicious film...

5. Jason Hehir

Director | UFC Primetime

Jason Hehir was born on September 29, 1976 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is a director and producer, known for UFC Primetime (2009), 30 for 30 (2009) and ESPN Films (2011).

6. Kathryn Erbe

Actress | Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Kathryn Erbe was born on July 5, 1965 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Kathryn Elsbeth Erbe. She is known for her work on Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001), Stir of Echoes (1999) and What About Bob? (1991). She was previously married to Terry Kinney.

7. Jack Lemmon

Actor | The Apartment

Jack Lemmon was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Mildred Lankford Noel and John Uhler Lemmon, Jr., the president of a doughnut company. His ancestry included Irish (from his paternal grandmother) and English. Jack attended Ward Elementary near his Newton, MA home. At age 9 he was sent to Rivers ...

8. Robert Preston

Actor | The Music Man

American leading man of vast charisma, Robert Preston was the son of a garment worker and a record store clerk and grew up in Los Angeles. He was a trained musician, playing several instruments, and in high school became interested in theatre. He joined the Pasadena Community Playhouse, taking ...

9. Anna Boden

Producer | Half Nelson

Anna Boden is an American film director, cinematographer, editor, and screenwriter best known as the co-writer of the 2006 film Half Nelson. She is known for her collaborations with fellow filmmaker Ryan Fleck. While studying film at NYU, Boden met Ryan Fleck on the set of a student film. Soon they...

10. Julie Taymor

Director | Frida

Julie Taymor is an Academy Award-nominated director, known for such films as Frida (2002) and Across the Universe (2007).

She was born on December 15, 1952, in Newton, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. Her father, Melvin Lester Taymor, was a gynecologist. Her mother, Elizabeth Bernstein, was a ...

11. Lynnie Greene

Producer | Nip/Tuck

Lynnie Greene was born on May 21, 1954 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Laura Lyn Greene. She is a producer and writer, known for Nip/Tuck (2003), Masters of Sex (2013) and Stark Raving Mad (1999).

12. Barry Russo

Actor | Toma

Barry Russo was born on May 3, 1925 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as John Russo. He was an actor and manager, known for Toma (1973), The Don Is Dead (1973) and Tombstone Territory (1957). He was married to Carol Thurston. He died on December 13, 2003 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

13. Osgood Perkins

Actor | Scarface: The Shame of the Nation

Mostly remembered today as the father of Anthony Perkins, Osgood Perkins enjoyed a successful career on Broadway, appearing in 22 major productions from 1924-36, often produced by Brock Pemberton. The highlight of his stage career was starring in the hit "The Front Page" as Walter Burns at the ...

14. Rachel Platten

Soundtrack | Annie

Rachel Platten was born on May 20, 1981 in Newton Centre, Massachusetts, USA as Rachel Ashley Platten. She has been married to Kevin Lazan since July 31, 2010. They have one child.

15. Dan Ferrone

Actor | Disneyland

Dan Ferrone was born on September 10, 1937 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for The Magical World of Disney (1954), Appointment with Destiny (1971) and Come Spy with Me (1967). He died on September 10, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

16. Erica Rhodes

Actress | F.Y.D.

Erica Rhodes was born on April 5, 1983 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for F.Y.D. (2015), The Whizz (2016) and The Theatre Bizarre (2011).

17. Scott DeFreitas

Actor | As the World Turns

Scott DeFreitas was born on September 9, 1969 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Scott James DeFreitas. He is an actor, known for As the World Turns (1956) and Young People's Specials (1984). He has been married to Maura West since January 22, 2000. They have four children.

18. John O'Leary

Actor | Airplane!

John O'Leary was born on May 5, 1926 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Airplane! (1980), The Last Starfighter (1984) and All the President's Men (1976). He died on June 5, 2019 in Hollywood, California, USA.

19. Chris Angel

Director | Riviera Set

Chris Angel was born on May 6, 1972 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on Riviera Set, This Is Not a Test (2008) and To Asmara.

20. Ben McMillan

Writer | Max and Shred

Ben McMillan was born on February 26, 1979 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Max and Shred (2014), Border Patrol (2007) and Quest for Truth (2016). He has been married to Julianna Guill since September 26, 2015. They have one child.

21. David Atkins

Writer | Arizona Dream

David Atkins is a writer-director-producer of television and film who most recently wrote the romantic crime caper, "The Ex-Cons" with Steve Pink, produced by 30West. David was a writer on "Hot Tub Time Machine" starring John Cusack for MGM. He wrote and directed the comedic thriller "Novocaine", ...

22. Michael Southworth

Actor | Same Kind of Different as Me

Michael Robert Southworth was born and raised in Boston. He attended the Noble & Greenough School where he acted in several of the school's theater productions and regularly performed with his band.

In 2014, Michael enrolled at Cornell University where he studied acting and film. While at Cornell he...

23. Michael Delaney

Actor | The Other Guys

Michael Delaney was born on December 6, 1966 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Other Guys (2010), The Dictator (2012) and Sleeping with Other People (2015).

24. Jane Morgan

Ocean's Thirteen

Jane Morgan was born on May 3, 1924 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Florence Catherine Currier. She was previously married to Jerry Weintraub, Laurence Augustine Stith Jr and Peter Smith.

25. Ralph Burns

Music Department | Cabaret

Songwriter ("Early Autumn", "Bijou"), bandleader, composer, conductor, arranger and pianist, educated at the New England Conservatory. He studied piano with Marion Deviney. He was a pianist and arranger for the Charlie Barnet orchestra, and later with Woody Herman for seven years. He arranged for ...

26. Bunny Cooper

Actress | 77 Sunset Strip

Bunny Cooper was born on June 9, 1931 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Berna Anne Cooper. She is an actress, known for 77 Sunset Strip (1958) and Bourbon Street Beat (1959). She was previously married to Hank Searls and Peter Franklin Shattuck.

27. C. Henry Chaisson

Writer | Antlers

Last name is pronounced "CHAY-sen".

28. Maria Tecce

Actress | The Honeymooners

Maria Tecce was born on January 11, 1968 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for The Honeymooners (2005), Bad Karma (2001) and Speed Dating (2007).

29. Marc Terenzi

Soundtrack | Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

Marc Terenzi was born on June 27, 1978 in Newton/Welsley, Massachusetts, USA as Marc Eric Terenzi. He is an actor, known for Spirited Away (2001), Terenzi Horror Nights Event Trailer (2012) and Abgefahren (2004). He was previously married to Sarah Connor.

30. Deborah Forte

Producer | Mortal Engines

Deborah A. Forte is an award-winning creator and producer of family movies and television programming. Ms. Forte founded Silvertongue Films in 2015. She is best known for Goosebumps, Clifford the Big Red Dog, the Magic School Bus, and His Dark Materials. Ms. Forte is producing Mortal Engines (...

31. Russell Banks

Writer | The Sweet Hereafter

Russell Banks was born on March 28, 1940 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Sweet Hereafter (1997), Affliction (1997) and American Darling. He has been married to Chase Twichell since 1989. He was previously married to Mary Gunst and Kathy Walton.

32. Michael J. Urann

Producer | Escape Plan 2: Hades

Graduated from Emerson College - Boston, Massachusetts.

33. Nathaniel Benchley

Writer | Matinee Theatre

Nathaniel Benchley was born on November 13, 1915 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Matinee Theatre (1955), The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! (1966) and The Great American Pastime (1956). He died on December 14, 1981 in Boston, Massachusetts.

34. Gail Friedland

Actress | Holly's Holiday

Gail Friedland was born on April 10, 1985 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Gail Elizabeth Friedland. She is an actress and writer, known for Holly's Holiday (2012), My Crazy Ex (2014) and Average Joe (2012).

35. Ben Kurland

Actor | The Artist

Ben Kurland grew up just outside of Boston, Massachusetts. He first started acting when he was 9 years old while attending The Fessenden School whose alums include actor Christopher Lloyd, Senator Ted Kennedy, Senator John Kerry and Howard Hughes. During his childhood, he was in over two dozen ...

36. Ron Chapman

Actor | Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

Ron Chapman was born on January 25, 1936 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Ralph Chapman. He is an actor, known for Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (1979).

37. Linnea Sage

Actress | Friends from College

Linnea Sage was born on July 28, 1988 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Friends from College (2017), Marvel Avengers Academy (2016) and Brainless Agenda (2017).

38. Alexander Freeman

Producer | Indomitable

Alexander Freeman is an award-winning filmmaker with cerebral palsy and a graduate of Emerson College where he studied Film Production with a concentration in Directing. With a background in short narratives and feature documentary filmmaking, Freeman specializes in minority-focused human interest ...

39. Tennyson Luke Shanahan

Actor | Dog Park

Tennyson Luke Shanahan was born on April 15, 1993 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Dog Park (2017), Acute Failure and Uber Driver.

40. Anne Sexton

Writer | The Lobster

Anne Sexton was born on November 9, 1928 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Anne Gray Harvey. She was a writer, known for The Lobster (2018) and Great Poets: In Their Own Words (2014). She was married to Alfred "Kayo" Muller Sexton II. She died on October 4, 1974 in Weston, Massachusetts.

41. Brian Prescott

Actor | Transformers

Brian Prescott was born on March 14, 1972 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Transformers (2007), Changeling (2008) and Cane (2007). He has been married to Rachel Rawlins Prescott since February 23, 2002.

42. Christopher Gay

Editor | Mad Men

Christopher Gay was born on June 17, 1977 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on Mad Men (2007), 12 Monkeys (2015) and CSI: NY (2004). He has been married to Maria Pampu since August 23, 2008.

43. D.W. Kann

Titanic

At five years old, after seeing Jaws (1975) at a drive-in theater, David moved to Martha's Vineyard with his family. Living on the island, he was never afraid of going into the water and he grew up being an avid fan of film. Appearing as a local high school band member in Jaws: The Revenge (1987). ...

44. Tennyson E. Stead

Inland Empire

From early youth, Tennyson busied himself with a future in space exploration... until his first real exposure to the sciences, when Master Stead's thorough distaste for mathematics interrupted his otherwise perfect plan to become the first grumpy artist to isolate himself on Mars. Undaunted, he ...

45. Mike Mangini

Actor | Extreme: Hip Today

Mike Mangini was born on April 18, 1963 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is best known as the drummer for the progressive metal band Dream Theater. Following Mike Portnoy's departure in 2010, he auditioned along with several other candidates for the role as their new drummer, and joined the band ...

46. John Litvack

Producer | Smallville

John Litvack was born in 1946 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as John Alan Litvack. He was a producer and writer, known for Smallville (2001), Hill Street Blues (1981) and Fringe (2008). He was married to Murphy Litvack. He died on March 21, 2015 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

47. Bob Howard

Actor | Murder with Music

Bob Howard was born on June 20, 1906 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Howard Joyner. He was an actor, known for Murder with Music (1941), Junction 88 (1947) and Stars on Parade (1946). He died on December 3, 1986 in Bronx, New York, USA.

48. Robert Bradford

How Green Was My Valley

Robert Bradford was born on January 28, 1917 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for How Green Was My Valley (1941), The Great Ziegfeld (1936) and Went the Day Well? (1942). He died on March 29, 1969 in Santa Clara, California, USA.

49. John Blood

Actor | The Verdict

John Blood was born on May 24, 1926 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for The Verdict (1982), The Witches of Eastwick (1987) and American Playhouse (1981). He died on December 9, 2001 in Charlestown, Massachusetts.

50. Joel Marsh

Cinematographer | When

Joel Marsh is a filmmaker from Natick, Massachusetts. His films range from dramatic to inane and everything in between, many of which have been featured in film festivals around the world, including the Cannes Film Festival in 2012.

Marsh is also a graduate of the University of Southern California's...


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