Birth Place Matching "Modesto, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Jeremy Renner

Actor | The Hurt Locker

Jeremy Lee Renner was born in Modesto, California, the son of Valerie (Tague) and Lee Renner, who managed a bowling alley. After a tumultuous yet happy childhood with his four younger siblings, Renner graduated from Beyer High School and attended Modesto Junior College. He explored several areas of...

2. George Lucas

Writer | Star Wars

George Walton Lucas, Jr. was raised on a walnut ranch in Modesto, California. His father was a stationery store owner and he had three siblings. During his late teen years, he went to Thomas Downey High School and was very much interested in drag racing. He planned to become a professional racecar ...

3. Darlene Vogel

Actress | Back to the Future Part II

Darlene Vogel was born on October 25, 1962 in Modesto, California, USA as Darlene K. Vogel. She is an actress, known for Back to the Future Part II (1989), Pacific Blue (1996) and Angel 4: Undercover (1994). She is married to Mark Howard. They have two children.

4. Harve Presnell

Actor | Fargo

By the time handsome, brawny baritone Harve Presnell arrived on the film scene, the "Golden Age" of musicals had long dissipated. Born in Modesto, California in 1933 and spending part of his youth on a family ranch near Yosemite Valley where he labored in the fields, it was discovered he had quite ...

5. Sonny Barger

Actor | Sons of Anarchy

Sonny Barger was born on October 8, 1938 in Modesto, California, USA as Ralph Hubert Barger Jr. He is known for his work on Sons of Anarchy (2008), Angels from Hell (1968) and Dead in 5 Heartbeats (2013). He has been married to Zorana Barger since June 25, 2005.

6. Edy Ganem

Actress | Devious Maids

Edy Ganem is an American film actress born in Modesto, California. She is of Mexican and Lebanese descent and has two brothers. During her childhood, Edy and her family moved a lot. She has lived in several cities in Mexico. Edy also lived in Barcelona, Spain before moving to San Diego, California,...

7. Erin Carufel

Actress | The Lincoln Lawyer

Erin Rose Carufel is an American actress, born in Modesto, California on September 28. Her mom, Catherine worked as a checker in a grocery store and her father, Michael as a salesman. When she was two years old, her father was transferred by his job to Beaverton, Oregon where her and her younger ...

8. Marcia Lucas

Editor | Star Wars

Marcia Lucas was born on October 4, 1945 in Modesto, California, USA as Marcia Lou Griffin. She is known for her work on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), American Graffiti (1973) and Taxi Driver (1976).

9. Rudy Solari

Actor | Star Trek

Rudy Solari was born on December 21, 1934 in Modesto, California, USA as Rudolph Jim Solari. He was an actor, known for Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), The Bionic Woman (1976) and Toma (1973). He died on April 23, 1991 in Indio, California.

10. Tricia Paoluccio

Actress | Homeland

Tricia Paoluccio was born on February 24, 1972 in Modesto, California, USA as Tricia Marie Paoluccio. She is an actress and producer, known for Homeland (2011), Bull (2016) and The Affair (2014). She is married to Gabriel Barre.

11. Jack Angel

Actor | Artificial Intelligence: AI

Jack Angel was born on October 24, 1930 in Modesto, California, USA as Jack T. Angel. He is known for his work on A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), Toy Story (1995) and Beauty and the Beast (1991). He has been married to Arlene Thornton since 1984. They have three children. He was previously ...

12. Mark Oxman

Director | Sing Along

Mark Oxman was born on October 23, 1981 in Modesto, California, USA as Mark Jonathan Oxman. He is an actor and director, known for Sing Along (2013), Vinyl Child (2020) and 7 Splinters in Time (2018).

13. Mark Spitz

Actor | Emergency!

Mark Andrew Spitz (born February 10, 1950) is an American former competition swimmer, nine-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in seven events. He won seven gold medals at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, an achievement surpassed only by Michael Phelps, who won eight golds at ...

14. Don Draper

Actor | The Boys Next Door

Don Draper was born on September 25, 1929 in Modesto, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Boys Next Door (1985), Checkmate (1973) and Hard Time on Planet Earth (1989). He died on December 17, 1990 in Los Angeles, California.

15. Louis Waldon

Actor | Mission Kill

Louis Waldon was born on December 16, 1934 in Modesto, California, USA as Louis Willard Waldon. He is known for his work on Mission Kill (1986), Cleopatra (1970) and Punk Vacation (1990). He died on December 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

16. Jacqueline Goehner

Actress | Smosh

Jacqueline Goehner was born on July 22, 1984 in Modesto, California, USA as Jacqueline Marie Goehner. She is an actress and costume designer, known for Smosh (2005), If [Blank] Were Real (2009) and Star Trek Continues (2013).

17. Joy Franz

Actress | American Playhouse

Joy Franz was born on June 13, 1941 in Modesto, California, USA. She is an actress, known for American Playhouse (1981), Law & Order (1990) and Allegiance (2015).

18. Courtney Gonzalez

Actress | Revolt

Courtney Gonzalez was born on January 13, 1992 in Modesto, California, USA as Courtney Nicole Gonzalez. She is known for her work on Revolt (2020), Knives Out (2019) and Enough (2017).

19. Laci Peterson

Laci Peterson was a housewife and substitute teacher whose disappearance on Christmas Eve 2002 gripped the nation. As the weeks dragged on, suspicion began to fall on her husband, Scott Peterson. On April 18, 2003, the remains of Laci and her unborn son, Conner, whom she was due to deliver on ...

20. Yolanda Corbett

Final Destination

Born and raised in Modesto, California, Yolanda has moved around over the years living in Nevada, Arizona, Alaska, Hawaii and Vancouver. Attended the University of Arizona where she studied Performing Arts. Sung in church choirs and with a country western band. In 1987, while living in Hawaii, she ...

21. Brian Buzzini

Actor | Nowhere

Born to a father who'd once been a professional golfer and a mother who'd once been a professional tennis player, Buzzini used his good looks and athletic build to become one of the most successful male models of the mid-1980s. Aside from posing for many "International Male" catalogs, he also ...

22. James Algar

Director | The Living Desert

James Algar studied at Stanford where he developed his skills as a cartoonist by drawing for the university's satirical magazine, The Chaparral. He joined the Disney Organisation in 1934, initially as animator. He directed the classic "Sorcerer's Apprentice" segment of Fantasia (1940), as well as ...

23. Michael Dean Russell Jr.

The Big Bang Theory

Mike started acting at age 6 in school plays. He has an extreme passion for acting. He landed his first TV speaking role in 2008, which led to more roles. He loves comedy and drama and is a very versatile actor. He also has a passion for making indie films and playing live music. He plays the ...

24. Ethan Glazer

Actor | Free Enterprise

Ethan Glazer was born on May 30, 1984 in Modesto, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Free Enterprise (1998), Everybody Loves Raymond (1996) and The Paper Brigade (1996).

25. Matthew Chase

Producer | Limelight

Matthew Ryan Chase is an American entrepreneur, investor, best known as the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of The Acadian Group, Inc. - a corporation specializing in hospitality dealings. In 2015, in addition to his role in The Acadian Group, Inc., he gained chairman position of The...

26. James Broughton

Director | The Pleasure Garden

James Broughton was born on November 10, 1913 in Modesto, California, USA. He was a director and writer, known for The Pleasure Garden (1953), The Potted Psalm (1946) and Erogeny (1976). He died on May 17, 1999 in Port Townsend, Washington, USA.

27. Calvin Wong

Art Department | Regular Show

28. Lluvy Gomez

Self | America's Next Top Model

Lluvy Gomez was born on July 19, 1983 in Modesto, California, USA as Lluviana Gomez. She has been married to Carl Gibbs since 2006. They have one child.

29. Kenny Roberts

Actor | The Aquanauts

Kenny Roberts was born on December 31, 1951 in Modesto, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Aquanauts (1960), Ripcord (1961) and Bless Me, Ultima (2012). He has been married to Tanya Welk since 1980. They have two children.

30. Delawna McKinney

Actress | Streets of Vengeance

Growing up, Delawna has always loved acting. It was in high school where she discovered her love of film. She studied theater at Modesto Junior College, appearing in many stage plays. It was during a production of Metamorphoses, where she was discovered by Paul Ragsdale and Angelica De Alba of A & ...

31. Daniel D. Halleck

Everything Must Go

Daniel D. Halleck was born on February 12, 1946 in Modesto, California, USA. He is known for his work on Everything Must Go (2010), Breaking Bad (2008) and Crash (2008).

32. Brent Rocha

Self | The Murder of Laci Peterson

Brent Rocha was born on January 26, 1971 in Modesto, California, USA as Brent Joseph Rocha.

33. Etta Jagger

Actress | So Sad About Gloria

Etta Jagger was born on October 16, 1925 in Modesto, California, USA as Etta Mae Norton. She was an actress, known for So Sad About Gloria (1973) and It's Your Bet (1969). She was married to Dean Jagger, Elmer Leroy Winger and Henry Edward Lucien Ducot Jr. She died on January 17, 1992 in Modesto.

34. Ryan Rickett

Director | Hillbilly Love

Ryan Rickett was born on June 7, 1977 in Modesto, California, USA. He is a director and cinematographer, known for Hillbilly Love (2001), In Loving Memory of Chad (2009) and Crappy Holidays Presents... (2008).

35. Tom Hansen

Actor | The Red Skelton Show

Tom Hansen was born on September 11, 1925 in Modesto, California, USA as Thomas Hansen. He is known for his work on The Red Skelton Hour (1951), The Fabulous Fordies (1972) and The CBS Newcomers (1971). He died on April 27, 2006 in Fallbrook, California.

36. Cherub Freed

Actress | Tiptoes

Cherub Freed was born on June 14, 1981 in Modesto, California, USA as Cherub Eveningstar Fried. She is known for her work on Tiptoes (2003) and Greeley's Field (2006).

37. Naleah Dey

Actress | Numb3rs

Naleah is originally from Modesto, Ca.

Her mom wanted her to be a well behaved little girl so she enrolled her in ballet class. Naleah fell in love with it and at age 16 met her mentor Ann Reinking at Broadway Theater Project. After graduating from high school Naleah performed on Broadway in the hit...

38. Mike Allsup

Self | Playboy After Dark

Guitarist Michael Rand Allsup was born on March 8, 1947 in Modesto, California. His parents were originally from Oklahoma, but moved to the small town of Empire, California. Allsup became interested in the guitar as a teenager and started playing in a dance band with some friends in high school. ...

39. Tony Boselli

Self | The NFL on CBS

Tony Boselli was born on April 17, 1972 in Modesto, California, USA as Don Bosco Anthony Boselli Jr.

40. Katherine Hurley

Actress | Learning How to Speak

Katherine Hurley was born on March 17, 1993 in Modesto, California, USA as Katherine Taylor Hurley. She is an actress, known for Learning How to Speak (2008).

41. Carol Neblett

Soundtrack | Aria

Carol Neblett was born on February 1, 1946 in Modesto, California, USA as Carol Lee Neblett. She was an actress, known for Aria (1987), Slaves of New York (1989) and Great Performances (1971). She was married to Philip Akre, Kenneth Schermerhorn and Douglas Davis. She died on November 23, 2017 in ...

42. Joseph Meyer

Soundtrack | Cinderella Man

Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972.

43. Vincent Neill

Actor | Give & Take

Vincent Neill was born on February 9, 1973 in Modesto, California, USA as Vincent G. Neill. He is known for his work on Give & Take (2013), Ghostwritten (1999) and Operation Delta Force 2: Mayday (1997).

44. Matthew Parrott

Actor | Frank McKlusky, C.I.

Matthew Parrott was born on May 11, 1971 in Modesto, California, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Frank McKlusky, C.I. (2002), The Bronx Bull (2016) and Extreme Gong (1998).

45. Kat Castaneda

Producer | Newlywed and Broke

Los Angeles based actress, Kat Castaneda, has returned to her home state, California, after spending a few years on the East coast. While in New York City she was chosen for the lead role of Tal, in "The Sickness", from over the two hundred women who auditioned. This was her first major role in a ...

46. Timothy Lanzone

Writer | Road to Pecumsecah

Timothy Lanzone was born on September 5, 1981 in Modesto, California, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Road to Pecumsecah (2008), Travelling Salesman (2012) and Eleven Past Ten (2018).

47. Joe Rudi

Self | 1971 American League Championship Series

Three-time All-Star outfielder Joe Rudi was a key cog of the Oakland A's dynasty of the early 1970s that won five straight American League West Division titles from 1971 to '75 and three consecutive World's Championships from 1972 through '74. Signed by the Charles O. Finley's Kansas City Athletics...

48. Melissa C. Baxter

Actress | Jill and Jac

Melissa C. Baxter was born on March 21, 1981 in Modesto, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Jill and Jac (2010).

49. Jeremy Walton

Actor | Feast of the Body

Jeremy Walton was born on May 12, 1981 in Modesto, California, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Feast of the Body (2016), Morena (2011) and Perfect Predicament (2011).

50. Vincent Riverside

Actor | Jonah Hex

Vincent Riverside was born on May 17, 1972 in Modesto, California, USA as Vincent Peter Buchanan. He is an actor, known for Jonah Hex (2010), Groove (2000) and The Master of Disguise (2002).


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