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