Birth Place Matching "Lansing, Michigan, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Matthew Lillard

Actor | Scooby-Doo

Matthew Lillard was born in Lansing, Michigan, to Paula and Jeffrey Lillard. He lived with his family in Tustin, California, from first grade to high school graduation. The summer after high school, he was hired as an extra for Ghoulies Go to College (1990). Matthew was the MC of the Nickelodeon ...

2. Steven Seagal

Actor | On Deadly Ground

Steven Frederic Seagal was born in Lansing, Michigan, to Patricia Anne (Fisher), a medical technician, and Samuel Seagal, a high school math teacher. His paternal grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants, and his mother had English, German, and distant Irish and Dutch, ancestry. The enigmatic ...

3. Burt Reynolds

Actor | Boogie Nights

Enduring, strong-featured, and genial star of US cinema, Burt Reynolds started off in T.V. westerns in the 1960s and then carved his name into 1970s/1980s popular culture, as a sex symbol (posing nearly naked for "Cosmopolitan" magazine), and on-screen as both a rugged action figure and then as a ...

4. John Hughes

Writer | Planes, Trains & Automobiles

John Hughes was born on February 18, 1950 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as John Wilden Hughes Jr. He was a writer, known for Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), The Breakfast Club (1985) and Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986). He was married to Nancy Hughes. He died on August 6, 2009 in Manhattan, ...

5. Timothy Busfield

Actor | The West Wing

Timothy Busfield is a producer, director and Emmy Award-winning actor with over 650 professional credits. As an actor he has been a series regular or recurring character in 14 series including "Thirtysomething", "The West Wing", "Entourage", "Sleepy Hollow", Secrets and Lies", "ED", "Studio 60 on ...

6. Susan May Pratt

Actress | 10 Things I Hate About You

Susan May Pratt was born on February 8, 1974 in Lansing, Michigan, USA. She is an actress, known for 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Drive Me Crazy (1999) and Open Water 2: Adrift (2006). She has been married to Kenneth Mitchell since May 7, 2006. They have two children.

7. Ryan Devlin

Actor | The War at Home

Ryan is an actor, host, and producer, described by his mother as "more handsome than most of those other boys on the TV." Outside of Hollywood, Ryan is a co-founder of This Bar Saves Lives, a social impact company that has helped to save the lives of thousands of children around the world.

8. Ahney Her

Actress | Gran Torino

Ahney Her was born in Lansing, Michigan, USA as Whitney Cua Her. She is an actress, known for Gran Torino (2008), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and Night Club (2011).

9. Taylor Nichols

Actor | Metropolitan

Taylor Nichols was born on March 3, 1959 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as Cecil Taylor Nichols. He is an actor and producer, known for Metropolitan (1990), Jurassic Park III (2001) and Barcelona (1994). He has been married to Margarita de Eguilior since 1995.

10. Norman Leavitt

Actor | Off Limits

Norman Leavitt was born on December 1, 1913 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as Norman Turner Leavitt. He was an actor, known for Off Limits (1952), Trackdown (1957) and Bonanza (1959). He died on December 11, 2005 in Solvang, California, USA.

11. Aisha Kabia

Actress | Transformers: The Last Knight

Aisha Kabia was born on March 29, 1978 in Lansing, Michigan, USA. She is an actress, known for Transformers: The Last Knight (2017), Playing for Keeps (2012) and Criminal Minds (2005).

12. Akie Kotabe

Actor | The Man in the High Castle

Akie Kotabe has long been sought after for his compelling presence on screen, and has built an impressive career playing a variety of roles in television and film, including playing a leading role opposite Oscar-nominated actress Salma Hayek in the action/thriller Everly.

Other notable roles include...

13. William Malone

Director | House on Haunted Hill

Born and raised in Lansing, Michigan, William Malone was inspired by films during weekly trips to the Lucian Theater to see the latest releases of horror films. By age 14 he was making home movies with an 8mm camera and designing monster masks for himself and friends to wear for Halloween.

Malone ...

14. Chris Jai Alex

Actor | ThunderCats Roar

Chris Jai Alex is from Lansing, Michigan. Chris was literally born into music. His mother, Gloria Sanford, was an aspiring artist since before his birth. With the exception of minor success and a star search appearance, she remained undiscovered. As the years passed she turned her attention over to...

15. Chris Hansen

Self | Dateline NBC

Chris Hansen was born on March 26, 1959 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as Christopher Edward Hansen. He is an actor, known for Dateline NBC (1992), 30 Rock (2006) and To Catch a Predator (2004). He has been married to Mary Joan Gleich since November 18, 1989. They have two children.

16. Magic Johnson

Producer | Obsessed

Magic Johnson was born on August 14, 1959 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as Earvin Johnson. He is an actor and producer, known for Obsessed (2009), Hair Show (2004) and Dead Tone (2007). He has been married to Cookie Johnson since September 14, 1991. They have two children.

17. Amanda Bauer

Actress | The Myth of the American Sleepover

Amanda Bauer was born on February 14, 1991 in Lansing, Michigan, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for The Myth of the American Sleepover (2010), The Common Room (2012) and Forev (2013).

18. Carl Benton Reid

Actor | In a Lonely Place

Carl Benton Reid was a drama graduate from Carnegie Tech who had several years of stage experience performing at the Cleveland PLayhouse in the 1920's, where he met his future wife, stage actress Hazel Harrison. After moving to New York, he became a noted actor on the Broadway stage with some ...

19. Kelly McCormick

Producer | Deadpool 2

Kelly McCormick was born on June 30, 1977 in Lansing, Michigan, USA. She is a producer and production manager, known for Deadpool 2 (2018), Atomic Blonde (2017) and Poms (2019). She is married to David Leitch.

20. DJ Perry

Producer | 40 Nights

DJ Perry, is an international artist mostly known for his work in the motion picture realm. This Michigan born actor, producer and writer has built an impressive career in the entertainment industry. As CEO of Collective Development Inc. and as an independent producer he's supervised and/or ...

21. Marianne Maddalena

Producer | Wes Craven's New Nightmare

The wavy brunette and elegant producer Marianne Maddalena has Italian origins, but she was born in Lansing, Michigan in early 60s. She attended Michigan State University and she then traveled to Europe, to study and work in Italy and France. She enter in the world of cinema in early 1986, when she ...

22. Jennifer England

Stunts | Smokin' Aces

Jennifer England was born on July 11, 1978 in Lansing, Michigan, USA. She is known for her work on Smokin' Aces (2006), G-Force (2009) and WWE SmackDown Live (1999).

23. Ann Barnes

Actress | Blondie

Ann Barnes was born on June 17, 1945 in Lansing, Michigan, USA. She was an actress, known for Blondie (1957), The Danny Thomas Show (1953) and Leave It to Beaver (1957). She died on September 13, 2005 in Lansing.

24. Tim Holmes

Actor | Oz the Great and Powerful

Tim Holmes was born in Lansing, Michigan. He grew up working in his family's flower shop. At age 18, immediately after graduating from high school, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in music. He was signed to MCA Records as a solo artist, T.C. Holmes. He parlayed his music contacts into an...

25. John Collins

Art Director | Passengers

John Collins has designed and art directed over thirty-five feature films. He began his design career with a professional degree in architecture (Academic Honors in Writing and Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis) which included a year spent at the Volgograd Academy of Architecture in Volgograd, ...

26. Abigail Mason

Actress | Chicago Fire

Abigail Mason was born in Lansing, Michigan, and her interest in "acting" started at the young age of 8. She had done over twenty theatre productions and musicals by the time she was 14. At the age of 15, she attended a talent convention and convinced her parents it was time to visit Los Angeles. ...

27. Suzanne Malveaux

Self | CNN Breaking News: Revolution in Egypt - President Mubarak Steps Down

Suzanne Malveaux was born on December 4, 1966 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as Suzanne M. Malveaux.

28. Max Koch

Actor | Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness

Max Koch (pronounced "Cook") was born in Lansing, Michigan, on August the 8th. He is an actor/writer/cartoonist who lives in Los Angeles with his wife and dogs. Max voiced Master Mantis (and countless other characters) on Nickelodeon's Emmy award-winning, animated series, "Kung Fu Panda: Legends of...

29. Teal Marchande

Actress | Kenan & Kel

Teal Marchande was born on January 11, 1965 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as Belinda Teal Marchande. She is an actress, known for Kenan & Kel (1996), Martin (1992) and Kraa! The Sea Monster (1998). She is married to Ravin Caldwell. They have one child.

30. Darryl Kurylo

Actor | Power Rangers: Super Legends

Darryl Kurylo was born on November 17, 1965 in East Lansing, Michigan, USA as Darryl Hughes Kurylo. He is an actor, known for Power Rangers: Super Legends (2007), The Punisher (2004) and Destroy All Humans: Path of the Furon (2008). He has been married to Breney Armas since July 27, 1991. They have...

31. Mark Daniel Cade

Actor | Nice Guy

A native of Michigan, Mark has a BFA in Musical-Theater from the University of Michigan and an MFA in Acting from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. His father, a psychologist, his mother, an elementary school teacher, his oldest sister, a psychologist/lawyer and his other sister a...

32. Jonathan Farwell

Actor | The Young and the Restless

Jonathan Farwell was born on January 9, 1932 in Lansing, Michigan, USA. He is an actor, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) and Frankenstein General Hospital (1988).

33. Michael Simpson Jr.

Actor | Ordinary, Extra

Michael Simpson Jr was born in East Lansing, Michigan to Michael Simpson Sr and Laura Mask.

He lives in Los Angeles, California, and has been a professional actor since 2005.

He is a member of both SAG-AFTRA, and ASCAP/BMI.

He is recognized professionally as both an an actor, and as a recording artist.

34. Brian Crano

Director | Permission

Brian Crano was born on July 5, 1983 in East Lansing, Michigan, USA as Brian William Crano. He is a director and writer, known for Permission (2017), Dog Food (2014) and A Bag of Hammers (2011).

35. Brie Hill Arbaugh

Actress | Paul Blart: Mall Cop

Brie Hill Arbaugh was born in East Lansing, Michigan, USA. She is an actress, known for Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009), Daddy Day Care (2003) and Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001).

36. Kyle Misak

Director | Another Brick in the Wall

Kyle is a writer/director from Mattawan, Michigan. He started making short movies in high school and has since gone on to direct over a dozen films, working with many acclaimed actors, including: Creed Bratton ("The Office"), Larry Hankin (Billy Madison), Carel Struycken (The Addams Family), ...

37. Vicky Witt

Visual Effects | Star Wars

Grew up a sports loving tomboy from hockey to horseback rising and favors the dance floor to burn off energy.

38. Hannah Sim

Actress | I Am Legend

Hannah Sim was born on March 30, 1962 in Lansing, Michigan, USA. She is known for her work on I Am Legend (2007), Modern Prometheus LLC (2005) and The Man from Elysian Fields (2001).

39. Kristen Combs

Actress | Opposite Day

Kristen Combs was born on September 30, 1996 in Lansing, Michigan, USA. She is known for her work on Opposite Day (2009), Special Agent Oso (2009) and Lie to Me (2009).

40. Aaron Russman

Writer | Animus: The Tell-Tale Heart

Aaron Herman Russman has written, produced and directed projects at A Picture Show Film Company for over 15 years. His work includes narrative feature and short films, documentaries, reality and scripted television pilots and music videos. In August 2011 he released his debut feature film, Lost in ...

41. Curtis Hall

Producer | Wicked Spring

Curtis Hall was born on December 7, 1969 in Lansing, Michigan, USA. He is a producer and actor, known for Wicked Spring (2002), Division 19 (2017) and Sons of Italy.

42. Leesa Castaneda

Actress | Blood, Sweat and Bullets

Leesa Castaneda was born on November 9, 1969 in Lansing, Michigan, USA. She is an actress, known for Blood, Sweat and Bullets (1990), SeaQuest 2032 (1993) and The Cape (1996).

43. Ed Emshwiller

Director | Image, Flesh and Voice

After majoring in painting and illustration at the University of Michigan, Ed Emshwiller studied in Paris at the École des Beaux Arts and NYC's Art Students League. An abstract expressionist, he was also a major science fiction illustrator during the 1950s and 1960s, winning Hugo Awards for his ...

44. Sean Yaple

Camera Department | Iron Man Three

46. John DeMarco

Actor | Wild Faith

Johnny DeMarco is an Actor Born in Lansing, Michigan, His Family came through Ellis Island, New York from Italy with little money but a strong work ethic which has spilled over in his life. Passion for Acting came late in life and has successes in Acting, Producing and Production . Acting Roles ...

47. Bryan McBrien

Art Department | Minority Report

Bryan recently Designed the Sci-Fi thriller, Mentryville, (aka Spores) starring Danny Glover and Vinnie Jones, shot in the high deserts of North Los Angeles. Bryan A. McBrien entered the world of filmmaking, in Hollywood, when he was hired as a Greensman on the 1996 Robert Zemeckis film, Contact. ...

48. Karen Johnson

Producer | Thy Neighbor

Karen Johnson was born on October 16, 1974 in Lansing, Michigan, USA. She is a producer and actress, known for Thy Neighbor (2018), Homeless for the Holidays (2009) and Dreamer: The Movie (2004). She has been married to George A. Johnson since June 26, 1999. They have three children.

49. Guy Adkins

Actor | The David Dance

Guy Adkins was born in East Lansing, Michigan on October 3rd, 1968. He grew up in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin and studied dance and musical theatre at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. He spent years honing his craft in Chicago, Illinois, where he became a highly respected and beloved ...

50. Peter Hanson

Writer | Tales from the Script

Michigan native Peter Hanson studied film production as an undergraduate at NYU and earned his MFA in screenwriting at UCLA. An experienced writer, filmmaker, and teacher, Hanson is the director of films including the acclaimed screenwriting documentary "Tales from the Script," and the writer of ...


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