Birth Place Matching "Danville, Illinois, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


28 names.


1. Angela Watson

Actress | Step by Step

Born in Illinois and moved to Florida for several years, before coming to Los Angeles; Angela Watson began professionally performing at the age of 8, winning over 200 awards for her singing and dancing talents, plus acting in a string of national television commercials.

Angela quickly caught the ...

2. Jerry Van Dyke

Actor | Coach

He has that same genuine likability factor, owns that same trademark lantern jaw and is just as appealing and gifted as his older brother, Dick Van Dyke, but, for decades, Jerry Van Dyke had to bear the brunt of his brother's overwhelming shadow. The comic actor was born six years younger than Dick...

3. Ned Luke

Actor | Grand Theft Auto V

Ned Luke was born on October 4, 1958 in Danville, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Grand Theft Auto V (2013), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and Boardwalk Empire (2010). He has been married to Amy Sax since November 12, 1997. They have one child.

4. Morris Ankrum

Actor | Earth vs. the Flying Saucers

A graduate of the University of Southern California School of Law, Morris Ankrum was an attorney and an economics professor before switching careers and joining the theater. He was a veteran stage actor by the time he entered the film industry in the 1930s. His film career spanned 1933-65, during ...

5. James Wainwright

Actor | The Survivors

General purpose actor James Wainwright was born in Illinois in 1938 and discovered he had artistic talent at a young age, landing a scholarship at Carnegie University. This active pursuit was all but dissipated when he decided to join the Marines. Following his honorable discharge, he made do with ...

6. Helen Morgan

Actress | Show Boat

Before the tragic legacies of songbird icons Édith Piaf, Billie Holiday and Judy Garland took hold, there was the one...the original...lady who sang the blues and started the whole "bawl" rolling. Like her successors, Helen Morgan lived the sad songs she sang...and more.

She started her life ...

7. Donn Gift

Actor | The Happy Years

Donn Gift was born on December 14, 1933 in Danville, Illinois, USA as Donald Eugene Gift. He was an actor, known for The Happy Years (1950), Fighting Father Dunne (1948) and The Enchanted Valley (1948). He died on July 8, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

8. Mali Finn

Casting Director | L.A. Confidential

Mali Finn was born on March 8, 1938 in Danville, Illinois, USA as Mary Alice Mann. She is known for her work on L.A. Confidential (1997), Avatar (2009) and Titanic (1997). She was married to Don Finn. She died on November 28, 2007 in Sonoma, California, USA.

9. Bobby Short

Soundtrack | Argo

Bobby Short was an attraction at Manhattan's Cafe Carlyle for three decades (he doubtless got his greatest exposure there in a scene from Woody Allen's film Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)). Short is the quintessential New Yorker, the Fred Astaire of saloon singers, an international icon of style and ...

10. Franklin Dennis Jones

Actor | Reindeer Games

Franklin Dennis Jones was born on March 26, 1944 in Danville, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Reindeer Games (2000), Nebraska (2013) and Impostor (2001). He died on February 15, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA.

11. Christy Marx

Writer | Hypernauts

Christy Marx was born in 1952 in Danville, Illinois, USA. She is known for her work on Hypernauts (1996), Jem and the Holograms (2015) and Jem (1985).

12. John Sibley

Animation Department | Lady and the Tramp

John Sibley was born on January 25, 1912 in Danville, Illinois, USA as John Arthur Sibley. He is known for his work on Lady and the Tramp (1955), Sleeping Beauty (1959) and The Sword in the Stone (1963). He was married to Jane Crockett. He died on February 15, 1973.

13. Clark Burroughs

Actor | Branded

Clark Burroughs was born on August 23, 1883 in Danville, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Branded (1931). He died on December 18, 1951 in Morgan County, Ohio, USA.

14. Jack Doan

Actor | WWF SmackDown!

Jack Doan was born on June 12, 1972 in Danville, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for WWE SmackDown Live (1999), WWE Raw (1993) and Survivor Series (2009).

15. Gary Gardner

Actor | Boulevard

Gary Gardner was born on March 24, 1944 in Danville, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Boulevard (2014). He died on June 15, 2013 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

16. Chris Fogleman

Writer | Hitman, Inc.

Chris Fogleman was born on March 18, 1972 in Danville, Illinois, USA as Christopher Gene Fogleman. He is an actor and writer, known for Hitman, Inc., Cold Case (2003) and Tripping Forward (2009).

17. Zeke Bratkowski

Self | The NFL on CBS

Zeke Bratkowski was born on October 20, 1931 in Danville, Illinois, USA as Edmund Raymond Bratkowski.

18. Kevin R. Young

Travis

Kevin R. Young was born on February 16, 1957 in Danville, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Travis (1991), North and South, Book I (1985) and North and South, Book II (1986). He died on May 7, 2012 in Illinois.

19. David Lewman

Writer | 3-South

David Lewman was born on August 13, 1957 in Danville, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on 3-South (2002), Drawn Together (2004) and George of the Jungle (2007).

20. Alma Murphy

Actress | Goodyear Theatre

Alma Murphy was born on December 15, 1888 in Danville, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Goodyear Theatre (1957), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1969) and The Munsters (1964). She died on December 10, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

21. Robin Yount

Self | Monday Night Baseball

Robin Yount was born on September 16, 1955 in Danville, Illinois, USA. He has been married to Michele Edelstein since February 14, 1979. They have four children.

23. Jon Crispin

Actor | The Redeemer: Son of Satan!

Jon Crispin was born on March 19, 1953 in Danville, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for The Redeemer: Son of Satan! (1978). He has been married to Bonnie since October 1, 1983. They have one child.

24. Bradley Pontecore

Writer | Plagued

Since the moment of his birth in Danville Illinois, Brad knew he had a knack for telling stories. That his mother went into labor with him during CHINATOWN, could have something to do with it.

As a producer, writer and director, Brad brought his love for storytelling to the American Film Institute ...

25. Andrew J. Peevler

Sound Department | Return of the Ghostbusters

Andrew J. Peevler was born on May 30, 1976 in Danville, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Return of the Ghostbusters (2007), Ghosts of the West: The End of the Bonanza Trail (2012) and We Were Strangers.

26. Tim Kirby

Actor | Holly

Tim Kirby was born on July 16, 1966 in Danville, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for Holly (2015).

27. Ryan Thomas

Self | Bellator Fighting Championships

Ryan Thomas was born on November 5, 1984 in Danville, Illinois, USA.

28. Harry La Pearl

Actor | Still Waters

Harry La Pearl was born on October 10, 1884 in Danville, Illinois, USA as William Henry La Pearl. He was an actor, known for Still Waters (1915), Polly of the Circus (1917) and The Flying Twins (1915). He died on January 14, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA.


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