Birth Place Matching "Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, New York, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


25 names.


1. Don Rickles

Actor | Kelly's Heroes

Donald Jay Rickles was born May 8, 1926 in New York. Following the Golden Era of Hollywood, he remained active until early 2017. He got his start in night clubs, toiling for over 20 years, until 1958, when he made his film debut in Run Silent Run Deep (1958). The movie was a big hit. Afterward, ...

2. Howard Stern

Actor | Howard Stern on Demand

Howard Allan Stern was born on January 12, 1954, in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York, to Rae (Schiffman), an inhalation therapist, and Bernard Stern, who co-owned a cartoon/commercial production studio. His grandparents were Jewish emigrants from Poland and the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Stern's ...

3. Thom Christopher

Actor | One Life to Live

Thom Christopher was born on October 5, 1940 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for One Life to Live (1968), Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979) and Simon & Simon (1981). He has been married to Judith Leverone since December 18, 1971.

4. Otto Sanchez

Actor | Terminator Genisys

Otto Sanchez is a native New Yorker. Growing up in Jackson Heights, Queens, he was raised by his mother, Violeta Carbajal. He is the youngest of four (an older brother and two older sisters). Otto's passion for painting was his first connection into the arts. After pursuing Advertising Design at ...

5. Penny Edwards

Actress | North of the Great Divide

Vivacious blue-eyed blonde Penny Edwards was born in New York City in 1928 and displayed signs of musical talent as a youth. She began studying dance by age six and, as a teen, appeared on Broadway in "The Ziegfeld Follies of 1943". After a couple of other musicals and a stint with the St. Louis ...

6. Helen Kane

Actress | Dangerous Nan McGrew

Lively childish leading lady on stage and films during the transition to sound. She began on stage at seventeen and went on to films in 1929. She made several early talkies at Paramount but her popularity soon waned.

7. Heather R. Provost

Writer | Season for Love

Heather is a Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama League Award-nominated producer. Critically acclaimed hits on Broadway include Reasons To Be Pretty by Neil LaBute (three Tony nominations including Best Play), and the musical [title of show] (Tony Nomination for Best Book of a Musical...

8. Waddy Wachtel

Composer | Paul Blart: Mall Cop

Legendary rock'n'roll session guitarist par excellence Robert "Waddy" Wachtel was born on May 24, 1947 to Harry and Rhoda Wachtel in the Jackson Heights section of Queens, New York City. He acquired his unusual nickname "Waddy" when he was a teenager and took guitar lessons from teacher Gene Dell ...

9. Milton James

Actor | Jûbê ninpûchô

Milton James was born on December 7, 1939 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Milt Jamin. He was an actor, known for Ninja Scroll (1993), Grand Theft Auto IV (2008) and Ghost in the Shell (1995). He died on January 1, 2018 in New York, New York.

10. Jeffrey Frank

Actor | The Island

Jeffrey Frank was born on April 11, 1965 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for The Island (1980) and Blood and Honor: Youth Under Hitler (1982).

11. Karen Starr

Camera Department | Juwanna Mann

Karen Starr-DelloIacono is the creative mind behind the fashion label Starr D. A native New Yorker, she is the grand-daughter of Thomas Starr, a tailor from Tipperary, Ireland whose skills were sought out by old time, famed notables such as international film star Hildegard Knef and film/TV star ...

12. Lorenzo Collado

Writer | Chasing Rubi

Lorenzo Collado was born on August 21, 1967 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Chasing Rubi, Threading Needles (2011) and Poinciana Sunrise (2009).

13. Christopher Caliendo

Composer | The Undying

Born and raised in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York to Italian immigrants, Christopher Caliendo was invited to Los Angeles to finish his graduate work at UCLA by Henry Mancini after winning his Scholarship for Film Composition. After orchestrating "Victor Victoria", Mr. Mancini introduced ...

14. Jami Bernard

Self | The 100 Scariest Movie Moments

Jami Bernard is an award-winning film critic, media consultant, and author. Her books include "Quentin Tarantino: The Man and His Movies," Chick Flicks," "First Films," "Total Exposure," "The Incredible Shrinking Critic," and "Breast Cancer: There & Back." She is a former chair of the New York Film...

15. Michael Den Dekker

Actor | You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You

Michael Den Dekker was elected to the New York State Assembly (34th AD) on November 4, 2008. He represents Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst and Woodside. He remains an active member of SAG and continues to work in Background and bit parts. He played Judge Pasqua in Spike Lee's Inside Man (2006)and a ...

17. Johnny Gleeson

Actor | Emmanuelle 2000

Born to Irish immigrants who had studied Shakespeare, Johnny Gleeson had drama in his blood. His dreams of acting came true when he was cast, along side his son, as a hard-nosed cop in "Body of Love". Hollywood took notice and utilized his Irish/New York accent for more street savvy cop roles. He ...

18. Billy Quinn

Actor | The Edge of Night

Billy Quinn was born on April 12, 1945 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for The Edge of Night (1956), Sweet Jesus, Preacherman (1973) and East Side/West Side (1963).

19. Bart Fasbender

Actor | Daria in 'Is It College Yet?'

Bart Fasbender was born on September 10, 1966 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Daria in 'Is It College Yet?' (2002), Train Baby (2015) and Daria (1997).

20. David Diaz

Location Management | The Cobbler

David Diaz was born on March 27, 1989 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is a director and writer, known for The Cobbler (2014), The Close Call (2011) and Running Away (2011).

21. Tommy White

Actor | Love of Life

Tommy White was born on February 13, 1943 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Love of Life (1951), Omnibus (1952) and The Alcoa Hour (1955).

22. Juan Arauz

Director | Dark Ronin Hunters

Juan Arauz was born on December 2, 1986 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is a director and actor, known for Dark Ronin Hunters and Hangin with Web Show (2015). He has been married to Patricia Arauz since 2009.

23. Vincent DeVeau

Assistant Director | A Fine Romance

24. Arte Phillips

Actor | Victor/Victoria

Arte Phillips was born in 1959 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Victor/Victoria (1995). He died on November 12, 2008 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

25. Stolis Hadjicharalambous

Editor | Crossed

Stolis Hadjicharalambous was born on November 4, 1986 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is an editor and director, known for Crossed (2009), The Last Straw (2016) and Ding Dong Date (2007).


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