Birth Place Matching "Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Lori Petty

Actress | Tank Girl

After this feisty, kinetic, highly offbeat actress from Chattanooga, Tennessee, broke into TV in the 1980s, she immediately set herself apart from the norm with the mini-movie Bates Motel (1987). This rather inauspicious beginning would also set Lori Petty off on a career as a fighter and a misfit,...

2. Lewis Smith

Actor | The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

Lewis Smith was born on August 1, 1956 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Lewis Collie Smith. He is an actor and director, known for The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984), Wyatt Earp (1994) and The Man Who Fell to Earth (1987).

3. Bill McKinney

Actor | Deliverance

Bill McKinney, the movie and television character actor who was one of the great on-screen villains, was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on September 12, 1931. He had an unsettled life as a child, moving 12 times before joining the Navy at the age of 19 during the Korean War. Once, when his family ...

4. Dennis Haskins

Actor | Saved by the Bell

Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Before pursuing a television career Dennis has worked as a music manager, agent and concert promoter. Among his customers were Tom Jones and Gregg Allman. He wrote a guide for actors called "Rating the Agents". On screen he had guest roles in series like The Twilight...

5. Gwen Welles

Actress | Nashville

Gwen Welles was born on March 4, 1951 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Gwen Goldberg. She is known for her work on Nashville (1975), Desert Hearts (1985) and New Year's Day (1989). She was married to Harris Yulin. She died on October 13, 1993 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

6. Tom Reese

Actor | Ellery Queen

Tom Reese (real name: Tom Allen) was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on August 8, 1928; his father and uncle were country-western singers, "The Chattanooga Boys," traveling around performing their bluegrass music with the family, including Tom, in tow. Around 1940 the Allens relocated to New York, ...

7. Betty Lou Gerson

Actress | One Hundred and One Dalmatians

Betty Lou Gerson was born on April 20, 1914 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. She was an actress, known for 101 Dalmatians (1961), Cinderella (1950) and Cats Don't Dance (1997). She was married to Louis R Lauria and Joe Ainley. She died on January 12, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

8. Tyler Kain

Actress | NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service

Tyler Kain was born on January 20, 1982 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Tyler-Kain Hargis. She is an actress, known for NCIS (2003), Cold Case (2003) and Forever Strong (2008).

9. Hunter Clowdus

Actor | All American

Hunter Clowdus is an American actor originally from Chattanooga, TN. He began is acting career at 18 with a supporting role on MTV's Teen Wolf. He has since worked on some of the most prestigious sets with some of the most prominent and distinguished actors in Hollywood. His work ethic is ...

10. Ralphie May

Actor | For da Love of Money

Ralphie May was born on February 17, 1972 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Ralph Duren May. He was a writer and actor, known for For da Love of Money (2002), Whoopi (2003) and Cubed (2009). He was married to Lahna Turner. He died on October 6, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

11. Grady Sutton

Actor | College Humor

Grady Sutton was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He arrived in California in 1924. He got his first break in Hollywood from director William A. Seiter who used him as an extra in The Mad Whirl (1925) starring May McAvoy. Grady remained a Hollywood staple for the next 55 years.

He specialized in ...

12. The Lady Bunny

Actress | Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild!

With glitzy outfits, sky-high wigs, and false eyelashes long enough to embarrass even Tammy Faye Bakker, multi-talented drag artiste Lady Bunny would turn heads even if looking glamorous was his only talent. But this isn't just another man in a dress. Lady Bunny is a successful comedienne, emcee, ...

13. Ben Curtis

Actor | Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony

Ben Curtis was born on November 2, 1980 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Benjamin Bowmar Curtis. He is an actor and producer, known for Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony (2009), Spy (2011) and Echelon 8 (2009).

14. Richard McKenzie

Actor | Being There

Richard McKenzie was born on June 2, 1930 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor, known for Being There (1979), Corvette Summer (1978) and MacGyver (1985).

15. George S. Clinton

Composer | Mortal Kombat

George S. Clinton began his professional musical career as a songwriter, arranger, and session musician in Nashville, while earning degrees in music and drama at Middle Tennessee State University. The summer after graduation, George attended the Atlanta Pop Festival and, upon hearing Joe Cocker ...

16. D. Scott Lumpkin

Producer | Den of Thieves

D. Scott Lumpkin was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. He is a producer and production manager, known for Den of Thieves (2018), The Foreigner (2017) and Masterminds (2016). He has been married to Kate Lumpkin since 2007. He was previously married to Amy Lumpkin.

17. Maci Bookout

Self | Teen Mom

Maci Bookout was born on August 10, 1991 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Maci Deshane Bookout. She has been married to Taylor McKinney since October 8, 2016. They have two children.

18. Wayne White

Actor | Pee-wee's Playhouse

Wayne White is an American artist, art director, illustrator, puppeteer, and much, much more. Born and raised in Chattanooga, Wayne has used his memories of the South to create inspired works for film, television, and the fine art world. After graduating from Middle Tennessee State University, ...

19. Jon Meacham

Writer | American Lion

Jon Meacham was born in 1969 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for American Lion (2017), The Front Runner (2018) and The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (2014).

20. Virginia Martin

Actress | Tallahassee 7000

Virginia Martin was born on December 2, 1927 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. She was an actress, known for Tallahassee 7000 (1961), Bewitched (1964) and The Phil Silvers Show (1955). She died on August 27, 2009 in Chattanooga.

21. Mike Monty

Actor | Blood Debts

Mike Monty was born on October 23, 1936 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Michael O'Donahue. He was an actor and writer, known for Blood Debts (1985), Fireback (1983) and Movie in Action (1987). He died on August 4, 2006 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

22. Nancy Sloan

Actress | The Bold and the Beautiful

Nancy Sloan was born on March 11, 1965 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress, known for The Bold and the Beautiful (1987), MacGyver (1985) and Days of Our Lives (1965).

23. Bessie Smith

Soundtrack | Angel Heart

Bessie Smith was born on April 15, 1894 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Elizabeth Smith. She was married to Jack Gee. She died on September 26, 1937 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, USA.

24. Reggie White

Actor | Touched by an Angel

Reginald Howard White was born on December 19, 1961 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He was born to unmarried parents, Charles White and Thelma Dodd Collier. He was raised by his mother until age eight when he was placed with his grandmother, Mildred Dodd.

At Howard High School, Reggie lettered in ...

25. Steve Watson

Director | Monster House

Steve Watson was born on June 11, 1972 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Monster House (2003), Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) and The Best Movie Ever Made (1994).

26. Travis Young

Actor | The Walking Dead

Travis Young was born on April 17, 1979 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor, known for The Walking Dead (2010), Lure (2009) and Resurrection (2014).

27. Don Stephenson

Actor | Law & Order

Don Stephenson was born on September 10, 1964 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. He is known for his work on Law & Order (1990), It Had to Be You (2000) and Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000). He has been married to Emily Loesser since 1991. They have four children.

28. Billy Ray Brewton

Writer | Show Yourself

Billy Ray Brewton is a Los Angeles-based writer/director of stage and screen. He attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Until late-2013, Billy Ray had called Birmingham, Alabama home since 2002, where he founded the cutting-edge theatre company, Theatre Downtown, in 2006. At Theatre ...

29. Joey Ray

Actor | Pals of the Range

Joey Ray was born on September 5, 1904 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Joseph Snitzer Ray. He was an actor, known for Pals of the Range (1935), The Nitwits (1935) and Two Lost Worlds (1951). He died on April 27, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

30. Davvy Glab

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Davvy Glab was born on February 20, 1992 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as David Alan Glab. He is an actor, known for Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Champaign ILL (2018) and The Forever Woods (2016).

31. Nicole O'Brian

Actress | The Last Mark

Nicole O'Brian was born on August 10, 1982 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress, known for The Last Mark (2012), Mother's Milk (2009) and Frostbite (2005). She has been married to Brad Ballard since July 14, 2007.

32. Sally Crute

Actress | The Widow's Breezy Suit

Sally Crute was born on June 27, 1886 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Sally C. Kirby. She was an actress and writer, known for The Widow's Breezy Suit (1915), Atonement (1919) and The Law of the North (1917). She died on August 12, 1971 in Miami, Florida, USA.

33. Arthur Golden

Writer | Memoirs of a Geisha

Arthur Golden was born in 1956 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. He is a writer, known for Memoirs of a Geisha (2005) and MovieReal: Memoirs of a Geisha (2005). He has been married to Trudy Legee since 1982.

34. Valaida Snow

Self | Take It from Me

Valaida Snow was the product of a musical family; her mother, a music teacher, taught Valaida and her sisters to play a wide variety of instruments, among them cello, bass, mandolin, violin, clarinet, saxophone and accordion. The girls also sang and danced, but when Valaida turned professional at ...

35. Alvin Ridley

Self | Forensic Files

Alvin Ridley was born on March 3, 1943 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. He was previously married to Virginia Ridley.

36. Leon Wagner

Actor | A Woman Under the Influence

Leon Wagner played 12 major league seasons (1958-69) as a left handed hitting, right handed throwing outfielder for the Giants, Cardinals, Angels, Indians and White Sox. Finished his career with a lifetime batting average of .272 and 211 home runs. His best power season was 1962 when he hit 37 home...

37. Lamar Card

Producer | Le sang des autres

Lamar Card was born on September 8, 1942 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. He is a producer and assistant director, known for The Blood of Others (1984) and Terror Train (1980).

38. David W. Leitner

Director | My Sister's Wedding

David Leitner is a producer, cinematographer, and DP on television, feature-length documentaries and feature films. A former I.A.T.S.E. 644 Director of Photography, Leitner has photographed for documentary directors Fred Wiseman, Allan Miller, Alan Berliner, Joe Berlinger, DeWitt Sage, Oren ...

39. Tom Nobles

Actor | Going Down in LA-LA Land

SAG member since 1970. First film The Anderson Tapes with Sidney Lumet,1971. 30+ year stint as Manhattan analyst/psychotherapist. Mentored by the late George DiCenzo. Studied with Austin Pendleton, Alan Arkin, Gretchen Cryer in NY and three time Emmy winner Barbara Bain in Hollywood. Stage work in ...

40. Wendy Philpott

Actress | 3rd Rock from the Sun

Wendy Philpott was born on August 2, 1972 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Wendy Lynn Philpott. She was an actress, known for 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996). She died on May 18, 2018 in Chattanooga.

41. John Zachary

Production Designer | Act of Valor

John Zachary was born on January 2, 1956 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. He is a production designer and art director, known for Act of Valor (2012), Kingpin (1996) and Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996).

42. Hannibal Penney

Actor | J.C.

Hannibal Penney was born on May 14, 1947 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor, known for J.C. (1972), Love in a Taxi (1980) and Simon & Simon (1981).

43. Sarah Fye

New Year's Eve

Sarah Fye was born on March 22, 1985 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. She is known for her work on New Year's Eve (2011), Trouble (2015) and Physical Attraction (2015).

44. Walter James

Actor | The Monster

Walter James was born on June 3, 1882 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Monster (1925), Street Scene (1931) and Battling Butler (1926). He was married to Ida James (c.1880-1930). He died on June 27, 1946 in Gardena, California, USA.

45. Christopher Mitchell

Director | ATL Homicide

Christopher Mitchell was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Christopher frequently works in Brooklyn and New York City. He has lived in New York three to four months out of the year for the past five years. He is an avid outdoors-man and has been honored with the rank of Eagle Scout. His activities ...

46. Anne Towns

Actress | Psychopathia Sexualis

Anne Towns was born on September 20, 1972 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. She is an actress, known for Psychopathia Sexualis (2006) and Rapture (2006).

47. John Kirkman

Actor | Girl, Interrupted

John was born in Tennessee in 1969. He moved around a lot as a child, living in Tennessee, North Carolina, New Jersey, California, and Connecticut. John got involved in school plays in high school and was voted Drama Club president his senior year. He attended college in Greensboro, North Carolina ...

48. Zari Kersting

Actress | Psycho Santa: Vol. 1

Zari Kersting was born on April 19, 2007 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Zari Marie Kersting. She is an actress, known for Psycho Santa: Vol. 1 (2013).

49. Sam Gooden

Actor | Three the Hard Way

Sam Gooden was born on September 2, 1939 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Samuel Gooden. He is an actor, known for Three the Hard Way (1974), Movin' on Up: The Music and Message of Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions (2008) and ME1 TV Talks To: The Impressions (2014). He has been married to Gloria...

50. Richard Brooks

Soundtrack | Mr. Nobody

Richard Brooks was born on May 13, 1940 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. He is a producer, known for Mr. Nobody (2009), A Bronx Tale (1993) and American Me (1992).


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