Birth Place Matching "Jersey City, New Jersey, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Norman Lloyd
Actor | Dead Poets Society
Norman Lloyd was born Norman Perlmutter in Jersey City, New Jersey, to Sadie (Horowitz), a housewife and singer, and Max Perlmutter, a furniture store manager. His family was Jewish (from Hungary and Russia). He began his acting career in the theater, first "treading the boards" at Eva Le Gallienne...
Actor | The Station Agent
In both career and in real life, Bobby Cannavale tends to choose the unconventional way of doing things. In the beginning, his decisions may have cost the dark, swarthily good-looking actor some acting roles and/or good-paying money but, in the end, his strong work ethic and sense of self, despite ...
Actress | Be Cool
Christina was born on September 26, 1981 in Jersey City. At the age of 19, Milian signed a contract with Def Jam. In 2001, Milian released her self-titled debut album, which featured the singles "AM to PM" and "When You Look at Me"; "AM to PM" charted within the Top 40 of the U.S. Billboard Hot 100...
Actor | The Cosby Show
Emmy-nominated actor and director Malcolm-Jamal Warner was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was named after Malcolm X and legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal.
Warner first rose to national prominence by starring on the celebrated and long-running classic television series "The Cosby Show." His ...
7. Paul Gleason
Actor | Die Hard
Character actor Paul Gleason was adept at playing tough guys and white collar sleazebags, making his film debut in Winter A-Go-Go (1965). He made a name for himself portraying these unlikeable characters. A native of Jersey City, New Jersey, Gleason studied extensively at the Actor's Studio in New ...
Actor | The Godfather
Richard Conte was born Nicholas Richard Conte on March 24, 1910, in Jersey City, New Jersey, the son of an Italian-American barber. The young Conte held a variety of jobs before becoming a professional actor, including truck driver, Wall Street clerk and singing waiter at a Connecticut resort. The ...
10. Cliff Osmond
Writer | The Streets of San Francisco
Cliff Osmond was born on February 26, 1937 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Clifford Osmond Ebrahim. He was an actor and writer, known for The Streets of San Francisco (1972), The Front Page (1974) and The Penitent (1988). He was married to Gretchen Petty. He died on December 22, 2012 in Pacific ...
11. Nancy Sinatra
Soundtrack | Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Nancy Sandra Sinatra was born the first child of Frank Sinatra and Nancy Barbato Sinatra on June 8, 1940 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Her first television appearance was with her father and Elvis Presley in 1959. She first appeared as a film actress in For Those Who Think Young (1964) and Get ...
14. Jeremy Slate
Actor | True Grit
Born by the Atlantic Ocean, Jeremy Slate also had a Pacific Ocean view when he lived in Malibu, California. In between oceans he has traveled the world.
He attended a military academy, joined the US Navy at 16 and was barely 18 when his destroyer joined the invasion of Normandy on D-Day (June 6, ...
15. Rosalind Cash
Actress | The Omega Man
Rosalind Cash was an actress whose career endured and flourished on stage, screen, and television, despite her staunch refusal to portray stereotypical Black roles. Ms. Cash was nominated for an Emmy for her work on the Public Broadcasting Service production of American Playhouse: Go Tell It on the...
16. Keith Andes
Actor | Tora! Tora! Tora!
1950s and 60s second lead actor Keith Andes fits into the strappingly handsome and virile mold that encompassed the likes of George Nader, Guy Madison, and Jeffrey Hunter. Although he may not be as well remembered as the aforementioned, he managed to maintain a reliable career on radio (from age 12...
17. Philip Bosco
Actor | The Savages
Philip Michael Bosco was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, to Margaret Raymond (Thek), a policewoman, and Philip Lupo Bosco, a carnival worker. He was of Italian and German descent. Bosco graduated from Saint Peter's Prep School, 1948, and from the Catholic University of America, A.B. 1957. He ...
18. Flip Wilson
Writer | Flip
Flip Wilson was born on December 8, 1933 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Clerow Wilson. He was a writer and actor, known for Flip (1970), The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (1979) and Charlie & Co. (1985). He was married to Cookie Mackenzie and Lovenia Patricia (Peaches) Wilson. He died on ...
Actor | Hollywood Homicide
Frank Sinatra Jr. was born on January 10, 1944 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Francis Wayne Sinatra. He was an actor, known for Hollywood Homicide (2003), Aru heishi no kake (1970) and Dream for an Insomniac (1996). He was married to Cynthia Sinatra. He died on March 16, 2016 in Daytona Beach, ...
20. Elizabeth Allen
Actress | Donovan's Reef
Elizabeth Allen was born on January 25, 1929 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Elizabeth Ellen Gillease. She was an actress, known for Donovan's Reef (1963), The Carey Treatment (1972) and The Fugitive (1963). She was married to Baron Karl von Vietinghoff-Scheel. She died on September 19, 2006 in ...
21. Danny Dayton
Actor | Guys and Dolls
Danny Dayton was born on November 20, 1923 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Guys and Dolls (1955), Ed Wood (1994) and Wonder Woman (1975). He was married to Arlene Allinson and Dagmar. He died on February 6, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
22. Paul Guilfoyle
Actor | The Grapes of Wrath
American character actor. Upon his entry into films in 1930, he was typecast as a weakling or criminal type. He received great acclaim for his role as Garth Esdras, the haunted and hunted accessory to murder in Winterset (1936). Memorable as the weaselly convict who tries to kill James Cagney at ...
27. Ozzie Nelson
This preeminent sitcom dad of the 50s had already started things off studying law when he decided to put together a dance band in the 20s on the sly. The band was so successful that he never looked back -- his love for entertaining completely took over. The New Jersey-born performer made a living ...
30. Joseph Sargent
Director | Jaws: The Revenge
Joseph Sargent was born on July 22, 1925 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Giuseppe Daniele Sorgente. He was a director and actor, known for Jaws: The Revenge (1987), Nightmares (1983) and Star Trek: The Original Series (1966). He was married to Carolyn Nelson and Mary Carver. He died on December ...
31. Phyllis Newman
Actress | Mannequin
Phyllis Newman was born on March 19, 1933 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. She was an actress, known for Mannequin (1987), The Human Stain (2003) and One Life to Live (1968). She was married to Adolph Green. She died on September 15, 2019 in New York City, New York, USA.
33. James Barton
Actor | The Shepherd of the Hills
James Barton was born on November 1, 1890 in Gloucester City, New Jersey, USA as James Edward Barton. He was an actor, known for The Shepherd of the Hills (1941), His Family Tree (1935) and Playhouse 90 (1956). He was married to Kathryn Penman (Follies girl) and Ottilie Regina Kleinert. He died on ...
35. Sam Coppola
Actor | Saturday Night Fever
Sam Coppola was born on July 31, 1935 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Saturday Night Fever (1977), Fatal Attraction (1987) and Jacob's Ladder (1990). He was married to Helen Shinnick. He died on February 5, 2012 in Leonia, New Jersey.
Actor | State and Main
Vincent Guastaferro is a well known established character actor who's body of work spans 35 years. His range of credits include studio features to low budge indie films, series regulars to web series, and Broadway to Waiver Theater. Vinny believes it is an honor and privilege to meet other actors ...
38. Michael Rodrick
Actor | Greenleaf
Michael was born and raised in Jersey City. During his junior year of high school, he auditioned for New Jersey's Governor's School of the Arts on a lark to get himself out of the house. He was one of 12 students selected across the state. He went on to receive a full scholarship to the Catholic ...
39. Victor Kilian
Actor | Only Angels Have Wings
American character actor of gruff demeanor who played in dozens of films through the Thirties and Forties. A native of New Jersey, he was a wagon driver for his father's laundry business before joining a vaudeville company. He played in stock and touring companies, then was cast in the Walter Huston...
41. Grandon Rhodes
Actor | Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
Grandon Rhodes was born on August 7, 1904 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Grandon Neviers Augustine Rolker. He was an actor, known for Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956), Tripoli (1950) and Detective Story (1951). He was married to Ruth Lee and Eveta Bryant. He died on June 9, 1987 in Encino, ...
46. Anne Francine
Actress | Crocodile Dundee
Anne Francine was best known for her stage portrayal of the flamboyant Vera Charles in "Mame". She played the role--her favorite--both on Broadway and in touring productions.
Her long and successful career began in the nightclubs. She made her professional debut in New York at the elegant Coq Rouge,...
48. Lotus Long
Actress | Phantom of Chinatown
Lotus Long's father was Japanese and her mother was an ethnic Hawaiian. The family came to California in the 1920s and, because of her exotic beauty, Lotus didn't find it difficult to get into the movies and portrayed a succession of various Asian women. She took the stage name "Lotus Long", and ...
49. Kerri J. Baldwin
Actress | Atlanta
Kerri was recently honored in March of 2016 for her achievements in Television and Film by The City Council of Atlantic City, New Jersey. It was such a heartfelt honor to come back to her hometown where she started her career. In attendance was Joanna LaSane, the Director and Creator of The ...
50. Skip O'Brien
Actor | Black Sheep
Skip O'Brien was born on August 20, 1950 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Bernard Francis O'Brien. He was an actor, known for Black Sheep (1996), Higher Learning (1995) and Blow (2001). He was married to Susanne Bordeaux. He died on April 6, 2011 in Hazlet, New Jersey.