Birth Place Matching "Long Beach, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Nicolas Cage

Actor | Face/Off

Nicolas Cage was born Nicolas Kim Coppola in Long Beach, California, the son of comparative literature professor August Coppola (whose brother is director Francis Ford Coppola) and dancer/choreographer Joy Vogelsang. He is of Italian (father) and Polish, German, and English (mother) descent. Cage ...

2. Ashley Benson

Actress | Spring Breakers

Ashley Victoria Benson was born on December 18, 1989 in Anaheim Hills, California, to Shannon (Harte) and Jeff Benson. She has Irish, English, and German ancestry. She has been dancing competitively since she was 2 with hip hop, jazz, ballet, tap and lyrical. She has been singing since she was ...

3. Tiffani Thiessen

Actress | Saved by the Bell

Tiffani-Amber Thiessen was born on January 23, 1974, in Long Beach, California, USA, to Frank Thiessen, a park designer, and Robyn Ernest, a homemaker. She grew up in Long Beach with her parents and her brothers, professional cyclist Todd (born August 1, 1968) and Schyler (born May 10, 1977). When ...

4. Scout Taylor-Compton

Actress | Halloween

Scout Taylor-Compton began acting with a featured role in the A.F.I. film A.W.O.L (2006) starring David Morse. Since then, her performances in seven independent films, over fifteen student films, and three music videos formed a firm foundation that led to her leading role in MGM's Sleepover (2004). ...

5. Michael Stuhlbarg

Actor | A Serious Man

Michael Stewart Stuhlbarg was born in Long Beach, California. He attended UCLA, and then The Juilliard School in New York City, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. His other studies included time at the Vilnius Conservatory in Lithuania, the British American Drama Academy at Baliol and...

6. Maitland Ward

Actress | White Chicks

Maitland Ward (born Ashley Maitland Welkos, on February 3, 1977 in Long Beach, California). She began her career as "Jessica Forrester" on The Bold and the Beautiful (1987), where she appeared for three years. From there, she guest-starred on Home Improvement (1991).

Maitland is also well-known as "...

7. Susan Egan

Actress | Hercules

Susan Egan was born on February 18, 1970 in Long Beach, California, USA as Susan Farrell Egan. She is an actress, known for Hercules (1997), Spirited Away (2001) and 13 Going on 30 (2004). She has been married to Robert Hartmann since June 26, 2005. They have two children. She has two daughters. ...

8. Bo Derek

Actress | Bolero

Bo Derek was born on November 20, 1956 in Long Beach, California, USA as Mary Cathleen Collins. She is an actress and producer, known for Bolero (1984), Ghosts Can't Do It (1989) and Tommy Boy (1995). She was previously married to John Derek.

9. Eva LaRue

Actress | All My Children

Eva LaRue grew up in California. At the age of 6 she began her show-business career. She starred in television commercials and sang many "jingles" for them. She still often sings at sports events and any other opportunities that arise. Eva likes to ride horses and has shown horses for over a decade...

10. Meg Tilly

Actress | The Big Chill

Meg Tilly was set on being a dancer, and at 17 connected to the Connecticut Ballet Company and later Throne Dance Theatre. It was in this capacity that she had her screen debut in Alan Parker's Fame (1980). Unfortunately, an injury to her back cut short her plans for a dance career, and a small ...

11. Sally Kellerman

Actress | MASH

Kellerman arrived quite young on the late 1950s film and television scene with a fresh and distinctively weird, misfit presence. It is this same uniqueness that continues to makes her such an attractively offbeat performer today. The willowy, swan-necked, flaxen-haired actress shot to film comedy ...

12. Ava DuVernay

Producer | Queen Sugar

A director, producer, writer, marketer and film distributor, Ava DuVernay made her feature film debut with the documentary This in the Life (2008), a history on hip hop movement that flourished in Los Angeles in the 1990's. This was followed by series of television music documentaries which ...

13. Anthony Zerbe

Actor | The Omega Man

Hailing from Long Beach, California, talented character actor Anthony Zerbe has kept busy in Hollywood and on stage since the late 1960s, often playing villainous or untrustworthy characters, with his narrow gaze and unsettling smirk. Zerbe was born May 20, 1936 in Long Beach, and served a stint in...

14. Luana Patten

Actress | Fun & Fancy Free

One of the first two contract players for Walt Disney Studios, she made her debut in Song of the South (1946) as a poor white child fascinated by the stories told by Uncle Remus. She made several more films as a child star, then left film for 8 years. She returned as an ingénue in Rock, Pretty Baby!...

15. Michelle Phillips

Actress | Knots Landing

Michelle Phillips first became known as a member of the pop group The Mamas and the Papas. She sang the Mamas and Papas song "Dedicated To The One I Love" on a March 1987 episode of Knots Landing (1979) in her role as Anne Matheson. She is the mother of singer Chynna Phillips and ex-stepmother of ...

16. Snoop Dogg

Actor | Training Day

Snoop Dogg was born in Long Beach, California, to Beverly (Tate) and Vernell Varnado, who was a mail carrier and singer. His parents were both originally from Mississippi. He got his name from his mother, who jokingly remarked that he looked like the Peanuts character Snoopy. Snoop is known ...

17. Kayla Ewell

Actress | The Vampire Diaries

Kayla Noelle Ewell was born in Long Beach, California on August 27, 1985 and raised in Seal Beach. A child who loved performing from a very young age, she began touring with the national Broadway company children's chorus for the production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat by the ...

18. Walter Hill

Writer | 48 Hrs.

Hill was born in Long Beach, California and educated at Mexico City College and Michigan State University. He worked in oil drilling and construction in the 60s before becoming a 2nd assistant director in 1967. He has written and co-written screenplays, including several uncredited works. He has ...

19. Clayton Snyder

Actor | The Lizzie McGuire Movie

Clayton was born in Long Beach Memorial Hospital of Long Beach, California. He is half German half Italian from his father Steve Snyder and mother Glenda Snyder, respectively, and the youngest of two half-brothers, Doug and Devin. Acting began when he received leading roles in his elementary school...

20. Gary Graham

Actor | Robot Jox

Gary Graham was born on June 6, 1950 in Long Beach, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Robot Jox (1989), Star Trek: Enterprise (2001) and Alien Nation: Body and Soul (1995). He is married to Becky. He was previously married to Susan.

21. Lana Clarkson

Actress | Fast Times at Ridgemont High

This beautiful, long-legged blonde actress was known to be a kind, intelligent and dependable actor with a comedic talent as well. She appeared in many American TV hits of the 1970s and 1980s, such as Three's Company (1976), The Jeffersons (1975), The New Mike Hammer (1984), Riptide (1984), Knight ...

22. Kami Cotler

Actress | The Waltons

Kami Cotler was born on June 17, 1965 in Long Beach, California, USA as Kami Ann Cotler. She is an actress, known for The Waltons (1971), Mother's Day on Waltons Mountain (1982) and A Wedding on Walton's Mountain (1982). She is married to Kim Howard. They have two children.

23. Marjoe Gortner

Actor | Starcrash

In his early career as the 4-year-old "World's Youngest Ordained Minister," Hugh Marjoe Ross Gortner became a 'Miracle Child' extraordinaire. Preaching gospel from memory and performing faith healings, he drew capacity crowds as he barnstormed throughout the Bible Belt. Marjoe (the name a ...

24. Daphne Ashbrook

Actress | Doctor Who

Daphne Ashbrook was born on January 30, 1963 in Long Beach, California, USA as Daphne Lee Ashbrook. She is an actress and writer, known for Doctor Who (1996), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and JAG (1995).

25. Michelle Lee

Stunts | Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Michelle Charlene Lee has appeared in many films and television series such as Pirates of the Caribbean 3, Marvel's Venom, Mortal Kombat Legacy and video games like Sony's Spiderman 4 and Capcom's Resident Evil 6, to name just a few. Michelle's ability to show strength through both acting and ...

26. Kathy Garver

Actress | Sweet November

Kathy Garver was born in Long Beach, California Her break-through performance came as one of the young slaves in The Ten Commandments

She is most well known for starring as the teenage niece of Uncle Bill Davis, Cissy Davis on Family Affair (1966). The show was nominated for Emmys in various ...

27. Michael Fishman

Actor | Roseanne

Michael Fishman was born in Long Beach, California, the middle of three children, older sister Robyn Fishman and brother Matthew Fishman. His father, Nelson, was a jeweler, and his mother, Darlene, a nurse and community college professor. His acting career started on the iconic sitcom Roseanne (...

28. Brian W. Foster

Writer | Talks Machina

Brian W. Foster is an American writer, poet, singer, and host. His first book, "Blackened White," a collection of poetry, prose, and short stories was released April 16, 2012, and was on the Amazon best seller list within two days. He is the Creator, Executive Producer and Host of "Talks Machina", ...

29. McKayla Maroney

Actress | Bones

McKayla Maroney was born and raised in California. The daughter of Mike and Erin Maroney, she was home-schooled so that she could train as an elite gymnast. She started her senior career in 2011 at the age of 15. At that year's world championships, Maroney won gold medals in the team and vault ...

30. Michael Easton

Actor | One Life to Live

Born in Long Beach, California, Michael was raised and educated in both the US and Ireland - the homeland of his parents - and double majored in English and History at UCLA. He's journeyed through Europe, parts of Africa and India, supporting himself as a bartender and in various construction jobs....

31. Richard Cromwell

Actor | Men of the Hour

With smooth, boyish good looks, Richard Cromwell had the makings of a Hollywood star while talking movies were in their infancy. Falling far short of that goal, some of which was his own doing, he is hardly remembered today. The equivalent back then in fresh-faced, fair-haired appeal to 60s Dr. ...

32. Celeste Yarnall

Actress | Star Trek

Celeste Yarnall is an amazing woman of many talents who has been very successful in a diverse number of fields. There appears to be nothing she cannot do when she puts her mind to it. Apart from her initial career as model, spokesperson and actress, Celeste has also managed several talented ...

33. Tom Wood

Actor | The Fugitive

Tom Wood was born on April 19, 1963 in Long Beach, California, USA. He is an actor, known for The Fugitive (1993), Under Siege (1992) and U.S. Marshals (1998). He has been married to Jenifer since 1996. They have four children.

34. Robert Colbert

Actor | A Fever in the Blood

Robert Colbert was born on July 26, 1931 in Long Beach, California, USA as Robert Lewis Colbert. He is an actor, known for A Fever in the Blood (1961), The Time Tunnel (1966) and Hunter (1984). He was previously married to Dottie Harmony.

35. Karen Lorre

Actress | One Life to Live

Karen Lorre has been acting since she was a teen. She studied pre-med in college, with an emphasis on Psychobiology, the study of how thoughts and feelings from the brain affect the body. While still in college at UCI, Karen took an acting class up in Hollywood. She had one of those bright light ...

36. Mari Blanchard

Actress | Destry

Petite, attractive Mari Blanchard rarely managed to get the lucky breaks. The daughter of an oil tycoon and a psychotherapist, she suffered from severe poliomyelitis from the age of nine, which denied her a hoped-for dancing career. For several years, she worked hard to rehabilitate her limbs from ...

37. Hal Landon Jr.

Actor | Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Hal Landon Jr. was born on May 23, 1941 in Long Beach, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989), Eraserhead (1977) and Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991).

38. Logan Ramsey

Actor | Walking Tall

Logan Ramsey was born on March 21, 1921 in Long Beach, California, USA as Logan Carlisle Ramsey Jr. He was an actor, known for Walking Tall (1973), Scrooged (1988) and Walking Tall Part II (1975). He was married to Anne Ramsey. He died on June 26, 2000 in Los Angeles, California.

39. Brice Beckham

Actor | Mr. Belvedere

While he is best known as "Wesley" from the 1980s sitcom Mr. Belvedere (1985), Brice has gone on to establish a prolific career behind the camera as a writer, producer and editor. He co-created the VH1 series I Hate My 30's (2007) with producing partner David Fickas, and a screenplay they wrote ...

40. Orley Lindgren

Actor | Under My Skin

Orley Lindgren was born on July 18, 1939 in Long Beach, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Under My Skin (1950), Red Planet Mars (1952) and The Great Lover (1949).

41. Shane Dawson

Actor | Friends 4ever

Shane Dawson is a young actor from California who started out making videos on YouTube for hobby and eventually became one of the biggest stars of the popular video website. His main videos, small sketches and parodies of popular songs, are seen by millions of people and the most recurrent ...

42. Reggie Bannister

Actor | Phantasm

Musician, Actor, Producer, Screenwriter, Activist - Referred to as "The Hardest Working Man in Horror," Reggie Bannister is known world wide for his starring role as the intrepid ice cream vendor-turned hero in the action-horror series, Phantasm I-IV. His career spans over 40 years in television, ...

43. Glen A. Larson

Writer | McCloud

Born on January 3, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, Glen A. Larson was the man behind some of the world's best-known prime-time television series. His highly successful productions (successful both financially and popularly, less often critically) include Knight Rider (1982), The Fall Guy (1981), ...

44. David Lain Baker

Art Department | Dragonball Evolution

David Lain Baker was born on June 12, 1962 in Long Beach, California, USA. He is known for his work on Dragonball Evolution (2009), Beowulf (2007) and St. Elmo's Fire (1985).

45. Eloy Casados

Actor | Hollywood Homicide

Eloy won 'Best High School Actor' for the role of Creon in the play Antigone in the Colorado Springs city competition. He also attended the prestigious 'Colorado Springs School for Girls' as an exchange student actor. Eloy decided to give Hollywood a try when Sidney Poitier won the Best Actor ...

46. Heather Sossaman

Actress | Unfriended

Heather Sossaman is a California native actress known for her role as Laura Barns in Universal and Blumhouse picture's Unfriended.



She began acting at a young age alongside her two sisters. Heather immediately landed small roles in popular shows like Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), for which she was ...

47. Kat Cressida

Actress | Dexter's Laboratory

Kat Cressida was born on March 1, 1968 in Long Beach, California, USA. She is known for her work on Dexter's Laboratory (1996), Epic Seven (2018) and Gotham Stories (2016).

48. Frances Gifford

Actress | Tarzan Triumphs

Frances Gifford had a somewhat unorthodox introduction to the movie business. Born and raised in Long Beach, California, she had no ambition to be an actress, and in fact had applied to UCLA when, at age 16, she and a friend got to visit the Samuel Goldwyn Studios, where they watched a movie being ...

49. Michael Chambers

Actor | Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

Michael Chambers was born on November 13, 1967 in Long Beach, California, USA. He is known for his work on Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991), Breakin' (1984) and Casper (1995).

50. Barbara Britton

Actress | Champagne for Caesar

Radiant to a tee, well-coiffed and well-dressed Barbara Britton looked like she stepped out of a magazine when she entered into our homes daily as the 'Revlon Girl' on 50s and 60s TV. She sparkled with the best of them and managed to capture that "perfect wife/perfect mother" image with, well, ...


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