Birth Place Matching "Greenville, Mississippi, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


40 names.


1. Jim Henson

Actor | The Muppet Show

Jim Henson never thought that he would make a name of himself in puppetry; it was merely a way of getting himself on television. The vehicle that achieved it was Sam and Friends (1955), a late-night puppet show that was on after the 11:00 news in Washington DC. It proved to be very popular and ...

2. Finn Carter

Actress | Tremors

Finn Carter was born on March 9, 1960 in the Mississippi Delta. Her mother, Margaret W. Carter, and her father, Hodding Carter III (best known for his position as the spokesperson for the State Department in President Carter's administration), were attending a play at the Greenville Little Theatre ...

3. J.D. Evermore

Actor | Rectify

J.D. was born in the delta town of Greenville, Mississippi (also the birthplace of Muppets creator Jim Henson) on the same day Richard Nixon was elected president. He is of Irish-French-German-Cherokee-Choctaw decent, the oldest of 7 siblings, and attended 17 different schools (public and private) ...

4. Mary Wilson

Actress | Golden Shoes

Mary Wilson, co-founder of The Supremes, helped garner an unequaled record of Number One Hits by a Female Group. Recording for Motown, Mary guided The Supremes into rock 'n roll history, turning her group into one of the three icons of the 1960's, alongside Elvis Presley and The Beatles. Mary has ...

5. Griffin Hood

Actor | Mr. Extion

Griffin has worked in the film industry as a writer, actor and producer. His most notable achievement is co-writing The Baytown Outlaws, with Barry Battles, which stars Billy Bob Thornton (Slingblade), Clayne Crawford (Rectify, Lethal Weapon) and Travis Fimmell (Vikings). The script landed on the ...

6. Shelby Foote

Writer | Memphis

Shelby Foote was born on November 17, 1916 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA as Shelby Dade Foote Jr. He is known for his work on Memphis (1992), Baseball (1994) and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962). He was married to Gwyn Rainer, Peggy DeSommes and Tess Lavery. He died on June 27, 2005...

7. Skip E. Lowe

Actor | Black Shampoo

Skip E. Lowe was born on June 5, 1929 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA as Sammy Labella. He was a producer and actor, known for Black Shampoo (1976), Bare Knuckles (1977) and Cameron's Closet (1988). He died on September 22, 2014 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

8. Ruth Attaway

Actress | Being There

Ruth Attaway was born on June 28, 1910 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA. She was an actress, known for Being There (1979), Porgy and Bess (1959) and The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974). She died on September 21, 1987 in New York City, New York, USA.

9. Tyrone Davis

Soundtrack | Hit and Run

Tyrone Davis was born on May 4, 1938 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor, known for Hit and Run (2012), Barbershop (2002) and Next Friday (2000). He was married to Ann. He died on February 9, 2005 in Hinsdale, Illinois, USA.

10. Marguerite Whitten

Actress | King of the Zombies

Gorgeous, versatile Marguerite Whitten (aka Margaret Whitten) was a wonderful, natural actress of "the golden era" of Hollywood and of black cinema. She had a sweet, likable presence on screen and her performances were always enjoyable. Margaret was a fine actress, never having to overact to ...

11. Brandy Long

Actress | Not Tonight Henry

Brandy Long was born on March 4, 1935 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA as LaJuana Gibson. She is known for her work on Not Tonight Henry (1960), Mr. Tease and His Playthings (1963) and Fanfare for a Death Scene (1964).

12. Cleo Hayes

Actress | The Chris Rock Show

Cleo Hayes was born on August 18, 1914 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA. She was an actress, known for The Chris Rock Show (1997), Been Rich All My Life (2006) and The South Bank Show (1978). She died on May 23, 2012 in New York City, New York, USA.

13. Wilbert Montgomery

Self | The NFL on NBC

Wilbert Montgomery was born on September 16, 1954 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA.

15. James A. House

Actor | Bass Reeves

James A. House a.k.a. House, is a Digital Filmmaking graduate, born in the delta, Greenville, Mississippi and later moving to Las Vegas, Nevada, he served his country and communities in many ways. In 2003 after serving 20 years of military service, he retried from the U.S. Army. In 2002 while ...

16. Germany Kent

Actress | Jet Set

Germany Kent is an American TV personality, host, actress, author, writer, and producer. She has appeared on such shows as Jessie, Criminal Minds, Graceland and she has been featured on countless variety/lifestyle shows, and news programs. Germany has achieved impressive commercial success ...

18. Michael King

Location Management | The Blob

Michael King was born on March 1, 1970 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor and editor, known for The Blob (1988), Fate (2016) and Mission of Mercy (1994).

19. Gwen Caldwell

Actress | State Trooper

Gwen Caldwell was born in 1927 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress, known for State Trooper (1956), Celebrity Playhouse (1955) and Damon Runyon Theater (1955).

21. Mark Andrew Clark

Producer | Sinners and Saints

Recognized as all-rounder in the world of Indie film-making, film sales and foreign distribution, Mark's vast skill set blends development, production and corporate business experience.

Clark has been a member of the Producers Guild of America since 2007 after overseeing production on "The Alphabet ...

22. Mickey Sutton

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Mickey Sutton was born on August 28, 1960 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA.

23. Cooper Carlisle

Self | The NFL on CBS

Cooper Carlisle was born on August 11, 1977 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA as Cooper Morrison Carlisle.

24. Frank White

Self | 1976 American League Championship Series

Frank White was born on September 4, 1950 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA as Frank White Jr.

25. Gabbie McGee

Actress | Bessie

Gabbie McGee was born on September 4, 1978 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA as Gabriella McGee. She is an actress and composer, known for Bessie (2015), Rickey Smiley for Real (2015) and 2014 Belk Bowl (2014). She has been married to George Kelly Jr. since July 9, 2005. They have three children.

26. Calep Emphrey Jr.

Actor | Heart and Souls

Calep Emphrey Jr. was born on May 1, 1949 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA as Calep H. Emphrey Jr. He was an actor, known for Heart and Souls (1993). He was married to Bernadine Hinton. He died on April 25, 2017 in Greenville.

27. Walter J. Turnbull

Malcolm X

Walter J. Turnbull was born on July 19, 1944 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA as Walter Jake Turnbull. He is known for his work on Malcolm X (1992), Glory (1989) and Jungle Fever (1991). He died on March 23, 2007 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

28. Asie Payton

Soundtrack | Big Bad Love

Blues musician Asie Payton was born in 1937 in Washington County, Mississippi. Although he sang and played guitar, Asie nonetheless made his living as a farmer. Payton lived below the poverty level in a shotgun shack with no telephone or air conditioner in the small town of Holly Ridge in ...

29. Quentin Groves

Self | The NFL on CBS

Quentin Groves was born on July 5, 1984 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA. He was married to Treska Baptiste. He died on October 15, 2016 in Trinidad.

30. George 'Boomer' Scott

Self | 1967 World Series

Three-time All-Star George Scott, "The Boomer", was a stand-out first baseman in the American League from 1967-78 for the Boston Red Sox, the Milwaukee Brewers (to whom he was traded in 1971), and again with the Red Sox (who re-acquired The Boomer in 1977). In addition to his eight Gold Gloves for ...

31. Cleo Montgomery

Self | The NFL on CBS

Cleo Montgomery was born on July 1, 1955 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA.

32. Gregory J. Moorman

Actor | Mano a Mano

Gregory James Moorman was born and raised in Greenville, Mississippi. He began writing poetic-lyrics at the early age of 11 and taught himself to play guitar by age 12. In college his love for writing swayed from songs to stories. After writing his first screenplay, Broken California, he was asked ...

33. Sid Selvidge

Soundtrack | Forty Shades of Blue

Sid Selvidge was born in 1943 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA. He was married to Shirley. He died on May 2, 2013 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

34. Clarence Peaks

Self | The NFL on CBS

Clarence Peaks was born on September 23, 1935 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA as Clarence Earl Peaks.

36. Ron Edwards

Actor | Blood, Sweat and Bullets

Ron was born on Aug 5, 1962 in Greenville, MS the son of Wayne Edwards, an Air Force officer and Ruth N Edwards, a missionaries daughter. He and his family moved every 2 to 5 years, a habit he never outgrew. Ron received a degree in architecture from Texas A&M University in '84, and an associates ...

38. Mosson Victor

Actor | The Way Out

Mosson Victor was born on October 27, 1964 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA as Victor Mosson. He is an actor and cinematographer, known for The Way Out (2020), Return to Wood Dan and Wood Dan (2017).

40. Duke Upshaw

The Green Pastures

Duke Upshaw was born on July 27, 1908 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA as Duke Calanthe Upshaw. He was an actor, known for The Green Pastures (1936). He died on September 13, 1984 in Merced, California, USA.


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