Birth Place Matching "Newton, Massachusetts, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. John Krasinski

Actor | A Quiet Place

Tall, handsome American film and television star John Krasinski is known for his role as sardonic nice guy Jim Halpert on NBC's popular TV series, The Office (2005), for which he won a 2007 and 2008 Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series.

Born John ...

2. Matt LeBlanc

Actor | Friends

Matt LeBlanc was born on 25 July 1967 in Newton, Massachussetts. His mother, Patricia, is of Italian origin, and worked as an office manager, and his father, Paul LeBlanc, who was from a French-Canadian family, was a mechanic. After graduating from high school, he spent some time as a photo model ...

3. B.J. Novak

Actor | The Office

B.J. Novak was born on July 31, 1979 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Benjamin Joseph Manaly Novak. He is an actor and producer, known for The Office (2005), Inglourious Basterds (2009) and Saving Mr. Banks (2013).

4. Jack Lemmon

Actor | The Apartment

Jack Lemmon was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Mildred Lankford Noel and John Uhler Lemmon, Jr., the president of a doughnut company. His ancestry included Irish (from his paternal grandmother) and English. Jack attended Ward Elementary near his Newton, MA home. At age 9 he was sent to Rivers ...

5. Kathryn Erbe

Actress | Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Kathryn Erbe was born on July 5, 1965 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Kathryn Elsbeth Erbe. She is known for her work on Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001), Stir of Echoes (1999) and What About Bob? (1991). She was previously married to Terry Kinney.

6. Robert Morse

Actor | How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

With that impish, gap-toothed grin, nervous bundle of energy, Robert Morse could never be contained long enough to become a film star. The live stage would be his calling. He made his debut with the musical, "On the Town", in 1949, and trained with Lee Strasberg, before making his inauspicious film...

7. Robert Preston

Actor | The Music Man

American leading man of vast charisma, Robert Preston was the son of a garment worker and a record store clerk and grew up in Los Angeles. He was a trained musician, playing several instruments, and in high school became interested in theatre. He joined the Pasadena Community Playhouse, taking ...

8. Julie Taymor

Director | Frida

Julie Taymor is an Academy Award-nominated director, known for such films as Frida (2002) and Across the Universe (2007).

She was born on December 15, 1952, in Newton, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. Her father, Melvin Lester Taymor, was a gynecologist. Her mother, Elizabeth Bernstein, was a ...

9. Anna Boden

Writer | Half Nelson

Anna Boden is an American film director, cinematographer, editor, and screenwriter best known as the co-writer of the 2006 film Half Nelson. She is known for her collaborations with fellow filmmaker Ryan Fleck. While studying film at NYU, Boden met Ryan Fleck on the set of a student film. Soon they...

10. Osgood Perkins

Actor | Scarface

Mostly remembered today as the father of Anthony Perkins, Osgood Perkins enjoyed a successful career on Broadway, appearing in 22 major productions from 1924-36, often produced by Brock Pemberton. The highlight of his stage career was starring in the hit "The Front Page" as Walter Burns at the ...

11. Lynnie Greene

Producer | Nip/Tuck

Lynnie Greene was born on May 21, 1954 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Laura Lyn Greene. She is a producer and writer, known for Nip/Tuck (2003), Masters of Sex (2013) and Stark Raving Mad (1999).

12. Erica Rhodes

Self | @midnight

Erica Rhodes was born on April 5, 1983 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for @midnight (2013), A Prairie Home Companion Live in HD! (2010) and Modern Family (2009).

13. John O'Leary

Actor | Airplane!

John O'Leary was born on May 5, 1926 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Airplane! (1980), The Last Starfighter (1984) and All the President's Men (1976). He died on June 5, 2019 in Hollywood, California, USA.

14. Barry Russo

Actor | Toma

Barry Russo was born on May 3, 1925 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as John Russo. He was an actor and manager, known for Toma (1973), Star Trek (1966) and Tombstone Territory (1957). He was married to Carol Thurston. He died on December 13, 2003 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

15. Chris Angel

Director | This Is Not a Test

Chris Angel was born on May 6, 1972 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on This Is Not a Test (2008), Mr. October (1996) and The Last Transport.

16. Dan Ferrone

Actor | Disneyland

Dan Ferrone was born on September 10, 1937 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for The Magical World of Disney (1954), Appointment with Destiny (1971) and Plaza Suite (1971). He died on September 10, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

17. Rachel Platten

Soundtrack | Annie

Rachel Platten was born on May 20, 1981 in Newton Centre, Massachusetts, USA as Rachel Ashley Platten. She has been married to Kevin Lazan since July 31, 2010. They have one child.

18. Scott DeFreitas

Actor | As the World Turns

Scott DeFreitas was born on September 9, 1969 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Scott James DeFreitas. He is an actor, known for As the World Turns (1956) and Young People's Specials (1984). He has been married to Maura West since January 22, 2000. They have four children.

19. C. Henry Chaisson

Writer | Antlers

Last name is pronounced "CHAY-sen".

20. Maria Tecce

Actress | The Honeymooners

Maria Tecce was born on January 11, 1968 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for The Honeymooners (2005), Speed Dating (2007) and Criminal Affairs (1997).

21. Marc Terenzi

Soundtrack | Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

Marc Terenzi was born on June 27, 1978 in Newton/Welsley, Massachusetts, USA as Marc Eric Terenzi. He is an actor, known for Spirited Away (2001), Terenzi Horror Nights Event Trailer (2012) and Abgefahren (2004). He was previously married to Sarah Connor.

22. Ben McMillan

Writer | Max and Shred

Ben McMillan was born on February 26, 1979 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Max and Shred (2014), Border Patrol (2007) and Quest for Truth (2016). He has been married to Julianna Guill since September 26, 2015. They have one child.

23. Deborah Forte

Producer | Mortal Engines

Deborah A. Forte is an award-winning creator and producer of family movies and television programming. Ms. Forte founded Silvertongue Films in 2015. She is best known for Goosebumps, Clifford the Big Red Dog, the Magic School Bus, and His Dark Materials. Ms. Forte is producing Mortal Engines (...

24. David Atkins

Writer | Arizona Dream

Several members of his immediate family are dentists and consulted on Novocaine (2001).

25. Michael Southworth

Actor | Same Kind of Different as Me

Michael Robert Southworth was born and raised in Boston. He attended the Noble & Greenough School where he acted in several of the school's theater productions and regularly performed with his band.

In 2014, Michael enrolled at Cornell University where he studied acting and film. While at Cornell he...

26. Linnea Sage

Actress | Friends from College

Linnea Sage was born on July 28, 1988 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Friends from College (2017), Marvel Avengers Academy (2016) and Brainless Agenda (2017).

27. Jane Morgan

Ocean's Thirteen

Jane Morgan was born on May 3, 1924 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Florence Catherine Currier. She was previously married to Jerry Weintraub, Laurence Augustine Stith Jr and Peter Smith.

28. Michael Delaney

Actor | The Other Guys

Michael Delaney was born on December 6, 1966 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Other Guys (2010), The Dictator (2012) and Sleeping with Other People (2015).

29. Russell Banks

Writer | The Sweet Hereafter

Russell Banks was born on March 28, 1940 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Sweet Hereafter (1997), Affliction (1997) and American Darling. He has been married to Chase Twichell since 1989. He was previously married to Mary Gunst and Kathy Walton.

30. Christopher Gay

Editor | Mad Men

Christopher Gay was born on June 17, 1977 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on Mad Men (2007), 12 Monkeys (2015) and CSI: NY (2004). He has been married to Maria Pampu since August 23, 2008.

31. Michael J. Urann

Producer | Heist

Graduated from Emerson College - Boston, Massachusetts.

32. Michael Monroe

Actor | Highway Patrol

Michael Monroe was born on December 16, 1928 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Jonathan C. Brink. He was an actor, known for Highway Patrol (1955), Screen Directors Playhouse (1955) and Telephone Time (1956). He died on April 30, 2010 in Hollywood, California, USA.

33. Jason Hehir

Producer | 30 for 30

Graduated from Williams College.

34. Ralph Burns

Music Department | Cabaret

Songwriter ("Early Autumn", "Bijou"), bandleader, composer, conductor, arranger and pianist, educated at the New England Conservatory. He studied piano with Marion Deviney. He was a pianist and arranger for the Charlie Barnet orchestra, and later with Woody Herman for seven years. He arranged for ...

35. Ron Chapman

Actor | Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

Ron Chapman was born on January 25, 1936 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Ralph Chapman. He is an actor, known for Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (1979).

36. Tom Antonellis

Actor | The Kids Are Alright

Tom Antonellis was born on September 13, 1974 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Thomas Foley Antonellis. He is known for his work on The Kids Are Alright (2018), Blade of Honor (2017) and Renegades (2017).

37. Tennyson Luke Shanahan

Actor | Dog Park

Tennyson Luke Shanahan was born on April 15, 1993 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Dog Park (2017), Acute Failure and Uber Driver.

38. Alexander Freeman

Producer | Indomitable

Alexander Freeman is an award-winning filmmaker with cerebral palsy and a graduate of Emerson College where he studied Film Production with a concentration in Directing. With a background in short narratives and feature documentary filmmaking, Freeman specializes in minority-focused human interest ...

39. Nathaniel Benchley

Writer | Matinee Theatre

Nathaniel Benchley was born on November 13, 1915 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Matinee Theatre (1955), The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! (1966) and The Great American Pastime (1956). He died on December 14, 1981 in Boston, Massachusetts.

40. Tennyson E. Stead

Inland Empire

From early youth, Tennyson busied himself with a future in space exploration... until his first real exposure to the sciences, when Master Stead's thorough distaste for mathematics interrupted his otherwise perfect plan to become the first grumpy artist to isolate himself on Mars. Undaunted, he ...

41. Ben Kurland

Actor | The Artist

Ben Kurland grew up just outside of Boston, Massachusetts. He first started acting when he was 9 years old while attending The Fessenden School whose alums include actor Christopher Lloyd, Senator Ted Kennedy, Senator John Kerry and Howard Hughes. During his childhood, he was in over two dozen ...

42. Gracie Gold

Actress | Seisei suru hodo, Ai shiteru

Gracie Gold was born on August 17, 1995 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Grace Elizabeth Gold. She is an actress, known for Seisei suru hodo, Ai shiteru (2016), The Weight of Gold and The Insider (2004).

43. Mike Mangini

Actor | Extreme: Cynical

Mike Mangini was born on April 18, 1963 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is best known as the drummer for the progressive metal band Dream Theater. Following Mike Portnoy's departure in 2010, he auditioned along with several other candidates for the role as their new drummer, and joined the band ...

44. Bob Howard

Actor | Murder with Music

Bob Howard was born on June 20, 1906 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Howard Joyner. He was an actor, known for Murder with Music (1941), Junction 88 (1947) and Stars on Parade (1946). He died on December 3, 1986 in Bronx, New York, USA.

45. Dorothy Nourse

Actress | The Sorrows of Satan

Dorothy Nourse was born on April 20, 1913 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Dorothy Frances Nourse. She was an actress, known for The Sorrows of Satan (1926), Fascinating Youth (1926) and Melodie (1929). She was married to William Baker Voss. She died on February 27, 1956 in Los Angeles, California,...

46. Robert Bradford

How Green Was My Valley

Robert Bradford was born on January 28, 1917 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for How Green Was My Valley (1941), The Great Ziegfeld (1936) and Went the Day Well? (1942). He died on March 29, 1969 in Santa Clara, California, USA.

47. Olga Nardone

The Wizard of Oz

Olga Nardone was born on June 8, 1921 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Olga C. Nardone. She was an actress, known for The Wizard of Oz (1939). She died on September 24, 2010 in Newton.

48. Kate Zabinsky

Producer | Glasnost Coda: Singing in Siberia

Film School at NYU Tisch

50. Joel Marsh

Cinematographer | When

Joel Marsh is a filmmaker from Natick, Massachusetts. His films range from dramatic to inane and everything in between, many of which have been featured in film festivals around the world, including the Cannes Film Festival in 2012.

Marsh is also a graduate of the University of Southern California's...


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