Birth Place Matching "Newton, Massachusetts, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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 ...
4. Robert Morse
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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.
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", ...
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...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
43. D.W. Kann
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). ...
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.
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...