Birth Place Matching "Portland, Oregon, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Katee Sackhoff

Actress | Battlestar Galactica

Kathryn Ann "Katee" Sackhoff (born April 8, 1980) is an American actress known for playing Lieutenant Kara "Starbuck" Thrace on the Sci Fi Channel's television program Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009). She was nominated for four Saturn Awards for her work on Battlestar Galactica and won the award ...

2. Kaitlin Olson

Actress | Finding Dory

Born in Portland, Oregon, Kaitlin cultivated her passion for acting at the University of Oregon, where she got her Bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts. After her stint on stage, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting professionally. She began at The Groundlings Theatre in Hollywood, training ...

3. Michael Cassidy

Actor | Zoom

Michael Cassidy was born on March 20, 1983 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Zoom (2006), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and The O.C. (2003). He has been married to Laura Eichhorn since August 27, 2006. They have one child.

4. Ryan Potter

Actor | Big Hero 6

Ryan Potter is an actor, director, martial artist, and photographer. Ryan, though born in the United States, was raised in Tokyo until the age of seven.

Ryan got his start as the lead, "Mike Fukanaga" in Nickelodeon's "Supah Ninjas," (2011-2013) working with the legendary, George Takei, who played ...

5. Brenda Strong

Actress | Desperate Housewives

Brenda Strong may be best known for her seminal acting and voice portrayal of "Mary Alice Young" on Desperate Housewives (2004), but this two-time Emmy-nominated and SAG Award-winning actress has had a long and endearing film and television career. Graduating with a degree in Musical Theatre from ...

6. Joel David Moore

Actor | Avatar

Joel David Moore was born on September 25, 1977 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Avatar (2009), Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004) and Grandma's Boy (2006).

7. Thomas Mann

Actor | Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Thomas Mann is an American actor. He is best known for Project X (2012), Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015), Brain on Fire (2016) , and Kong: Skull Island (2017).

Mann also appeared in TV Series like The Middle and Fargo.

His film debut was It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010).

8. Kim Rhodes

Actress | Christmas with the Kranks

Kim Rhodes grew up in Portland, Oregon. She attended Southern Oregon State College and earned her B.F.A. in Acting and graduated summa cum laude. Kim graduated from Temple University with her Masters in Fine Arts (M.F.A.). She is certified in four kinds of stage combat: hand-to-hand, quarterstaff, ...

9. Sally Struthers

Actress | All in the Family

Cute as a button and with a petite, porcelain prettiness and vulnerability that endeared her to the American public, Sally Struthers nabbed a series role in the early 1970s and became a solid part of TV history as a member of a dysfunctional family quartet in the milestone sitcom, All in the Family...

10. Mitch Pileggi

Actor | Basic Instinct

Mitch Pileggi was born on April 5, 1952 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Mitchell Craig Pileggi. He is an actor, known for Basic Instinct (1992), The X-Files (1993) and The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008). He has been married to Arlene Warren since January 1, 1997. They have one child. He was ...

11. Isaiah Mustafa

Actor | It Chapter Two

Isaiah Mustafa was born on February 11, 1974 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor and director, known for It Chapter Two (2019), Shadowhunters (2016) and Horrible Bosses (2011). He has been married to Lisa Mitchell since May 26, 2018.

12. Barbara Niven

Actress | Chesapeake Shores

Barbara Niven was born on February 26, 1953 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Barbara Lee Bucholz. She is an actress and producer, known for Chesapeake Shores (2016), A Perfect Ending (2012) and The Rat Pack (1998).

13. Bret Harrison

Actor | Orange County

Bret Harrison was born on April 6, 1982 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Bret Michael Harrison. He is an actor and producer, known for Orange County (2002), Mardi Gras: Spring Break (2011) and The O.C. (2003). He has been married to Lauren Zelman since 2012.

14. Laura Allen

Actress | The Tale

Laura Allen grew up on Bainbridge Island, Washington, the middle of three daughters. She is a graduate of Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Major roles on television include Sundance's Hap and Leonard (2017), NBC's Awake (2012) opposite Jason Isaacs, FX's Terriers (2010) and Dirt (2006)...

15. Holiday Reinhorn

Writer | Last Seen

Holiday Reinhorn was born in 1964 in Portland, Oregon, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for Last Seen (2002), PUSH (2017) and Inside Edition (1988). She has been married to Rainn Wilson since June 30, 1995. They have one child.

16. Bill Hudson

Actor | Hysterical

Bill Hudson was born on October 17, 1949 in Portland, Oregon, USA as William L. Hudson. He is an actor and composer, known for Hysterical (1983), What The (2011) and Big Shots (1987). He was previously married to Cindy Williams and Goldie Hawn.

17. Judi Meredith

Actress | Shirley Temple's Storybook

Judi Meredith was born on October 13, 1936 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Judith Clare Boutin. She was an actress, known for Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958), Jack the Giant Killer (1962) and The Raiders (1963). She was married to Gary Nelson. She died on April 30, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

18. Gretchen Corbett

Actress | The Rockford Files

Gretchen Corbett was born on August 13, 1945 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Gretchen Hoyt Corbett. She is an actress, known for The Rockford Files (1974), Magnum, P.I. (1980) and Otherworld (1985).

19. Preston Bailey

Actor | Dexter

Preston Bailey was born in Portland, Oregon. He was scouted by an agent while attending his older brother Brennan Bailey's acting class and was cast in his first national commercial at age 2. Soon after, his family moved to Los Angeles and he booked the first role he auditioned for. Co-starring as ...

20. Erin Chambers

Actress | Alvin and the Chipmunks

Erin Chambers (born September 24, 1979) is an American actress, best known for her role as Siobhan McKenna Spencer on ABC soap opera General Hospital (1963). She has made guest appearances in a number of television shows. Chambers was born in Portland, Oregon, and received a BFA in acting from ...

21. Jane Powell

Actress | A Date with Judy

Jane Powell was singing and dancing at an early age. She sang on the radio and performed in theaters before her screen debut in 1944. Through the 1940s and 1950s, she had a successful career in movie musicals. However, in 1957, her career in films ended, as she had outgrown her innocent ...

22. Jerick Hoffer

Actor | Blame the Hero

Jerick Hoffer was born on September 18, 1987 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Blame the Hero (2019), Waxie Moon in Fallen Jewel (2015) and AJ and the Queen (2020).

23. Erin Way

Actress | The Collection

A former ballet dancer, Way got the acting bug while in high school and has never looked back. She has already worked with such names as Mark Ruffalo, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ron Howard, and Joe Dante. She comes from a family of six children and was home schooled with her two brothers through high ...

24. John Robinson

Actor | Elephant

John Robinson 33, made his acting debut in the Palm d'Or winning film Elephant 2003 directed by Gus van Sant, following this film Stacy Peralta personally selected John to play himself in Lords Of Dogtown 2005 directed by Catherine Hardwicke. John has acted in 40 plus films to include Asia ...

25. Bob Steele

Actor | The Big Sleep

Started working with his father on stage when he was two. Later he toured in a comedy act for Fanchon and Marco. His first screen experience was at age 14, in a Pathe production of "Adventures of Bill and Bob".

26. Anne Schedeen

Actress | ALF

Anne Schedeen was born on January 7, 1949 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Luanne Ruth Schedeen. She is an actress, known for ALF (1986), Simon & Simon (1981) and Emergency! (1972). She has been married to Christopher Barrett since 1984. They have one child.

27. Alex Frost

Actor | Elephant

Alex Frost was born on February 17, 1987 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor, known for Elephant (2003), Drillbit Taylor (2008) and Flight 7500 (2014).

28. Matt Groening

Writer | The Simpsons

Growing up in Portland, Oregon, Matt Groening did not particularly like school, which is what originally turned him towards drawing. In the mid-1980s, he moved to Los Angeles and started drawing a comic strip named "Life in Hell", which eventually became published in the newspaper where he worked. ...

29. Michelle Clunie

Actress | Queer as Folk

Michelle Clunie spent much of her childhood performing in plays, operas and recitals as an actress, dancer and violinist. She was awarded a scholarship to The Academy of Professional Ballet where she studied and apprenticed throughout her teenage years. At 19 years old she sold her violin for $200 ...

30. Bruce Abbott

Actor | Re-Animator

While still in his teens, Bruce Abbott discovered the thrill and fulfillment of acting, and followed his dreams to Hollywood. Over the past 20 years, he's made a name for himself as a Dark Prince, excelling in roles that show the duality of human nature in such films as Re-Animator (1985) and ...

31. Margaux Hemingway

Actress | Killer Fish

Born in Portland, Oregon, she grew up in on a farm in Ketchum, Idaho. But dad was Jack Hemingway, son of the Nobel prize winning author Ernest Hemingway and, with that heritage, fame was almost foreordained. By the time she was 21, after the lead in the rape melodrama Lipstick (1976), she had a ...

32. Jack Pennick

Actor | Fort Apache

Jack Pennick was an American film actor, a familiar face, primarily in the movies of John Ford. He was born in Portland, Oregon, the son of gold miner Albert R. and Bessie (Murray) Pennick. After himself working as a gold miner, Pennick joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served, with the Pekin ...

33. Kett Turton

Actor | iZombie

Kett was born in Portland, Oregon and raised in Vancouver, Canada. He started acting in local theater when he was only 4. He performed in several plays including "Lost in Yonkers" and "Broadway Bound". Later, he starred in the independent Canadian film "Rollercoaster" and received a nomination for ...

34. Kevin O'Rourke

Actor | The Aviator

Kevin O'Rourke was born in Portland, Oregon and raised in Tacoma, Washington. The fifth of eight children, he left the Pacific Northwest to attend college in Massachusetts in 1974 and has lived on the East Coast ever since. Primarily a stage actor, he has performed in numerous plays in New York ...

35. Matt Lattanzi

Actor | Roxanne

Matt Lattanzi was born on February 1, 1959 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor, known for Roxanne (1987), Grease 2 (1982) and Xanadu (1980). He was previously married to Olivia Newton-John.

36. Tonya Harding

Actress | Breakaway

Tonya Harding was born on November 12, 1970 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Tonya Maxine Harding. She is an actress, known for Breakaway (1996), The Prize Fighter (2003) and Bad Signs. She has been married to Joseph Jens Price since June 23, 2010. They have one child. She was previously married to ...

37. David DeCoteau

Director | Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge

A dual citizen of Canada and the USA, David DeCoteau has worked professionally in the movie business since he was 18 years old. He got his start through a generous offer from movie legend Roger Corman, who hired him in 1980 as a production assistant at New World Pictures. In 1986, DeCoteau directed ...

38. Max Records

Actor | Where the Wild Things Are

Max Records was born on June 18, 1997 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor, known for Where the Wild Things Are (2009), I Am Not a Serial Killer (2016) and The Brothers Bloom (2008).

39. Carey W. Hayes

Writer | The Conjuring

Carey W. Hayes was born on April 21, 1961 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Conjuring (2013), The Conjuring 2 (2016) and Whiteout (2009).

40. Kirk Thornton

Actor | Jûbê ninpûchô

Kirk Thornton was born on May 13, 1956 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is known for his work on Ninja Scroll (1993), Perfect Blue (1997) and Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008). He is married to Julie Nesbitt. They have two children.

41. Ahmad Rashad

Actor | Space Jam

Ahmad Rashad was born on November 19, 1949 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Bobby Moore. He is an actor and producer, known for Space Jam (1996), Monsters (1988) and Best of the Best (1989). He has been married to Ana Luz Rodriguez-Paz since April 30, 2016. He was previously married to Sale Johnson, ...

42. Gordon Scott

Actor | Tarzan's Greatest Adventure

Physical Education major Gordon Weschkul left the University of Oregon after one term. He became an infantry drill instructor (rifle, pistol and bayonet; judo and hand-to-hand combat; close order drill), then a military policeman. After his honorable discharge in 1947, he was a fireman, cowboy, and...

43. Debra Lamb

Actress | Exposure

Debra Lamb was born on November 24, 1963 in Portland, Oregon, and moved to Los Angeles, California with her family when she was fifteen years old. Known for portraying a variety of authority figures, Debra has worked with acclaimed directors Kathryn Bigelow, David Lynch, Katt Shea, Paul Verhoeven, ...

44. Chad Hayes

Writer | The Conjuring

Chad Hayes was born on April 21, 1961 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Conjuring (2013), Lethal Weapon (1987) and The Conjuring 2 (2016).

45. Bonnie Root

Actress | Coming Soon

Bonnie Root was born on August 24, 1975 in Portland, Oregon, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Coming Soon (1999), The Mentalist (2008) and Sissy (2011). She has been married to Johnny K. since July 2, 2005.

46. Tom Everett

Actor | Dances with Wolves

A native of Oregon, the son of Viennese parents, Everett is a first cousin once removed of supercentenarian Aliza Sommer-Herz (1903-2014) , subject of the Best Documentary Short of 2014, The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life (2013). He graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic ...

47. Jeff Richards

Actor | Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Jeff Richards, born Richard Mansfield Taylor in Portland, Oregon, was a graduate of Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Washington. Upon graduation he was ready to embark on a career in professional baseball when he entered the Navy in June of 1943. During World War II, he served as a radio technician ...

48. Laura Eichhorn

Actress | Who Are You

Laura Eichhorn was born on February 15, 1983 in Portland, Oregon, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Who Are You (2009), The Wayshower (2011) and CollegeHumor Originals (2006). She has been married to Michael Cassidy since August 27, 2006. They have one child.

49. Zachary Ray Sherman

Actor | Cuck

Zachary Ray Sherman was born on February 5, 1984 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Cuck (2019), Everything Sucks! (2018) and 90210 (2008).

50. Wanda McKay

Actress | Jungle Goddess

She attended grammar school in Portland, Oregon until her family moved to Fort Worth, Texas, where she graduated from Fort Worth Polytechnic High School. Shortly afterward she proceeded to New York City to become a model. She graced the cover on many national magazines, and was selected as the ...


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