Birth Place Matching "Wilmette, Illinois, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

22 names.

1. Bill Murray

Actor | Lost in Translation

Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, and writer. The fifth of nine children, he was born William James Murray in Wilmette, Illinois, to Lucille (Collins), a mailroom clerk, and Edward Joseph Murray II, who sold lumber. He is of Irish descent. Among his siblings are actors Brian Doyle-Murray, ...

2. Charlton Heston

Actor | Ben-Hur

With features chiseled in stone, and renowned for playing a long list of historical figures, particularly in Biblical epics, the tall, well built and ruggedly handsome Charlton Heston was one of Hollywood's greatest leading men and remained active in front of movie cameras for over sixty years. As ...

3. Joel Murray

Actor | God Bless America

Joel is a versatile writer-director-actor. The youngest of the nine Murrays is a veteran of over 250 sit-com episodes. He has been a series regular on the comedies Grand, Pacific Station, Love and War, Dharma and Greg and Still Standing. He has also recurred on the series Mike and Molly, My Boys ...

4. Pete Wentz

Soundtrack | Big Hero 6

Pete Wentz, the bassist and primary lyricist for the Chicago-based band Fall Out Boy, was born Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III in Wilmette, Illinois. He is the son of Dale (Lewis), a high school admissions counselor, and Pete Wentz, an attorney. His grandfather, Arthur Winston Lewis, served as U.S. ...

5. John Murray

Actor | Scrooged

John Murray was born on June 22, 1958 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Scrooged (1988), Caddyshack (1980) and Moving Violations (1985).

6. Seana Kofoed

Actress | American Princess

Raised in the Chicago area, Seana Kofoed attended New Trier High School (which boasts several notable alumni), Northwestern University as well as The Royal National Theatre in London. She began her stage career in Chicago appearing in productions at The Goodman Theatre, The Court Theatre and ...

7. Mina Kolb

Actress | The Hollywood Knights

Mina Kolb was born on June 7, 1926 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA as Mina Edith Kolb. She is an actress, known for The Hollywood Knights (1980), Ellen (1994) and Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000).

8. Janet Armstrong

Self | Nova

Janet Armstrong was born on March 23, 1934 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA as Janet Elizabeth Shearon. She was married to Neil Armstrong. She died on June 21, 2018 in West Chester, Ohio, USA.

9. Peter Coffield

Actor | Barnaby Jones

Peter Coffield was born on July 17, 1945 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA as Peter T. Coffield. He was an actor, known for Barnaby Jones (1973), Times Square (1980) and CBS Daytime 90 (1974). He died on November 19, 1983 in New York City, New York, USA.

10. Allison Lane

Actress | Going Down in LA-LA Land

Allison Lane was born in Wilmette, Illinois, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Going Down in LA-LA Land (2011), Criminal Minds (2005) and See U Next Tuesday (2015). She is married to Christopher "Chris" ..

11. David Orrick McDearmon

Director | The Twilight Zone

David Orrick McDearmon was born on February 27, 1914 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA. He was a director and actor, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), Peter Gunn (1958) and The Case of the Dangerous Robin (1960). He was married to Patricia Breslin. He died on August 18, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, ...

12. Tad Atkinson

Actor | Star Trek: Renegades

Tad Atkinson made his acting debut at the age of 6, and hasn't stopped since! He initially studied under renowned Hollywood and Broadway director Joshua Logan (South Pacific, Mr. Roberts). He has performed the whole spectrum theatrically, from romantic leads to comic characters to villains. The ...

13. Scott Jacobs

Editorial Department | Men in Black: International

Was the first editor from AFI to be awarded the highly sought after editorial internship at Pixar Animation Studios in the summer of 2006. This was also the first time that the internship didn't go to a USC student.

14. Mark Fotopoulos

Actor | The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Mark Fotopoulos was born on September 25, 1956 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA as Mark John Fotopoulos. He was an actor, known for The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982). He died on November 29, 1991 in Duval County, Florida, USA.

15. Charlie Trotter

Self | My Best Friend's Wedding

Charlie Trotter was born on September 8, 1959 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA. He was a producer, known for My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), The Kitchen Sessions with Charlie Trotter (1999) and At the Table with... (2007). He was married to Rochelle Smith. He died on November 5, 2013 in Lincoln Park, ...

16. Fred Fein


Fred Fein was born on July 12, 1960 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on X-Men (2000), Surrogates (2009) and Space Cowboys (2000).

17. Robert Sky McDougall

Actor | Passions

Seen or heard in numerous motion picture, television and stage productions, Sky's television work includes dramatic and comedic roles in series for ABC ("Commander In Chief", "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"), NBC ("Passions"), FOX ("MadTV"), TLC, Animal Planet, A&E, American Public Television, Nickelodeon and...

18. Julia Neary

Actress | The Break-Up

Julia Neary was born in 1965 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for The Break-Up (2006), Black Days (2005) and Samaritan (2008). She died on January 3, 2015 in Sister Lakes, Michigan, USA.

19. Bill Jauss

Self | The Sports Writers on TV

Bill Jauss was born on February 8, 1931 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA as William Charles Jauss. He died on October 10, 2012 in the USA.

20. Ed Murray

Self | The Sweet Spot

Ed Murray was born in 1945 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA.

21. Aaron Rosenfeld

Stunts | Reclamation

Born at a very young age in the highest mountain of Chicago (Illinois Masonic) he always had an interest in film. Working exclusively with NTG Productions and Nate Horowitz. Aaron is also a part of the Almost Homeless Motorcycle Band as a singer/songwriter and guitar player. Harnessing the power of...

22. Beth Blatt

Actress | Gojira vs. Biorante

Beth Blatt was born on November 27, 1957 in Wilmette, Illinois, USA. She is an actress, known for Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989).

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