Birth Place Matching "Mount Vernon, New York, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Fences
Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at ...
Actor | The Sopranos
Imperioli was born James Michael Imperioli in Mt. Vernon, New York on March 26, 1966. His film work began in the late 1980s. An early part that brought him recognition was in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas (1990), as Spider, a local kid who works for the gangsters and has a run-in with a psychopathic ...
Actor | Caddyshack
Michael O'Keefe was born on April 24, 1955 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Raymond Peter O'Keefe Jr. He is an actor and director, known for Caddyshack (1980), Michael Clayton (2007) and The Pledge (2001). He has been married to Emily Donahoe since September 18, 2011. They have one child. He was ...
5. David Chase
Producer | The Sopranos
Born in Mt. Vernon, New York, and raised in New Jersey, David Chase (born David DeCesare) dreamed of being a star--a star drummer in a rock band! He spent many years playing drums and bass trying to be part of a successful rock band in the 1960s East Coast music scene. He also loved movies, such as ...
6. Larry Romano
Actor | Lock Up
Larry Romano is an experienced actor with over 25 years' experience in television, movies, and theatre. His acting credits include "The King of Queens," "Donnie Brasco," "The Thin Red Line", "NYPD Blue", "CSI, NY", "LA Law" and "Lock Up". He has appeared on screen with many acclaimed actors, ...
7. Art Carney
Actor | Firestarter
Art Carney was born on November 4, 1918 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Arthur William Matthew Carney. He was an actor, known for Firestarter (1984), Harry and Tonto (1974) and Last Action Hero (1993). He was married to Jean Wilson Myers (remarried), Barbara Carney and Jean Wilson Myers. He died ...
8. Robinne Lee
Actress | Hitch
Robinne Lee (born July 16, 1974) is an American actress and author. She made her screen debut in the 1997 independent film Hav Plenty, and later has appeared in films National Security (2003), Deliver Us from Eva (2003), Hitch (2005), Seven Pounds (2008), Fifty Shades Darker (2017), and Fifty ...
9. Dick Clark
Producer | Bandstand
Dick Clark was born and raised in Mount Vernon, New York on November 30, 1929 to Julia Fuller and Richard Augustus Clark. He had one older brother, Bradley, who was killed in World War II. At the age of 16, Clark got his first job in the mailroom of WRUN, a radio station in Utica, New York, which ...
11. Barbara Werle
Actress | Battle of the Bulge
Barbara Werle was born on October 6, 1928 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Barbara May Theresa Werle. She was an actress, known for Battle of the Bulge (1965), Seconds (1966) and Charro! (1969). She was married to John Branca. She died on January 1, 2013 in Carlsbad, California, USA.
12. Tami Roman
Actress | Moonlight
Tami Roman grew up in a middle-class, single-parent household in White Plains, NY. Since her mom worked three jobs to support the family, Tami spent many days and nights alone, undoubtedly a "latch-key" kid responsible for raising herself. It wasn't until her mother met and married Ali Akbar that ...
Actor | One for the Money
A veteran of New York theater, Danny's performed in many notable Off-Broadway shows and the recent, critically acclaimed Broadway productions of "The Iceman Cometh", starring Denzel Washington, "The Front Page", starring Nathan Lane, "Lucky Guy", starring Tom Hanks and "Golden Boy", starring Tony ...
14. Jane Wald
Actress | Girl Talk
American comedienne and glamour girl of the 1960s, Jane was invited by her friend, Barbara Steele, to visit the 20th Century-Fox commissary, where she was discovered by an independent producer. She had small but significant roles in J. Lee Thompson's What a Way to Go! (1964), as a beatnik painter ...
16. Kay Johnson
Actress | Madam Satan
The personification of class and cultivation on the movie screen, comely actress Kay Johnson forsook a prominent stage and film career in order to play wife to actor John Cromwell and mother to their two children. Still and all, the elegant actress, reminiscent in looks and style to that of Irene ...
17. Joan Tompkins
Actress | Thriller
Early in her career, in 1938, Joan Tompkins played opposite Henry Fonda in a run of plays in White Plains, New York. She later became well known on radio in the role of Nora Drake. During her long years in radio, she also acted on Broadway in "Pride and Prejudice", "My Sister Eileen" and many other...
18. Adrian Morris
Actor | The Petrified Forest
Adrian Morris was born on January 12, 1907 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Petrified Forest (1936), The Grapes of Wrath (1940) and Angels with Dirty Faces (1938). He died on November 30, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actress | Love Jones
Bernadette is a native New Yorker, but spent most of her upbringing in Chicago, IL. After graduating from the University of Georgia, with a Bachelors Degree in Theater, Bernadette ventured out to start her career back in Chicago. She co-stared as "Sheila" in the movie "Love Jones" with Lorenz Tate ...
20. Jean Sincere
Actress | Roxanne
Jean Sincere was born on August 16, 1919 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Roxanne (1987), The Incredibles (2004) and Private Practice (2007). She was married to Charles Carmine Zambello. She died on April 3, 2013 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
21. Jeremy Kagan
Director | The Chosen
Jeremy Kagan is a director/writer/producer of feature films and television. His credits include the box-office hits Heroes (1977), The Big Fix (1978) and The Chosen (1981). His The Journey of Natty Gann (1985) was the first US film to win a Gold Prize at the Moscow Film Festival. Other directing ...
22. Robert Allen
Actor | Rio Grande Ranger
As a young man Robert Allen, born Irvine E. Theodore Baehr, learned about horses: he played polo, hunted fox, and rode in the cavalry of of New York Military School, graduating there in 1924. After graduating Dartmouth College in 1929 with a degree in English he worked for a bank which failed in ...
23. Jonathan Larson
Soundtrack | Rent
Jonathan Larson was born to Allan and Nanette Larson in Mount Vernon, New York, on February 4, 1960. A talented actor and musician, he was offered a full scholarship to Adelphi University on Long Island, where he met his idol (and later mentor) Stephen Sondheim. After graduating, he moved to the ...
25. Larry Haines
Actor | The Odd Couple
Appeared in scores of programs from radio's "Golden Age", such as "Suspense", the "Shadow", "Inner Sanctum Mysteries", and "X Minus One". Mr. Haines also starred in a short-lived series of 1953, "That Hammer Guy", in which he played the character created by Mickey Spillane, "Mike Hammer". He was on...
26. Chris Greene
Actor | Queen of the South
Born in Mount Vernon and raised in Yonkers, New York, Chris, like many other Actors, found himself between homes at a young age after his parents separated. His frustrations would manifest at school as his teachers would label his progress reports with "good student but very talkative" and "loves ...
27. Michael Maglio
Actor | Dark Waters: Murder in the Deep
Michael Maglio was raised in an Italian-American household outside of New York City. His parents taught him good values and traditional Italian morals. Michael's artistic abilities began at a young age, always being the center of attention and love of entertaining, drew Michael to modeling and ...
28. Davetta Sherwood
Actress | The Young and the Restless
Born in Mount Vernon, New York, Davetta Sherwood is an accomplished actress, musician and model.
Sherwood began her career in entertainment as a child print model before venturing into acting. She began taking acting lessons and her first role was a feature in the music video for Elektra Recording ...
29. E.B. White
Writer | Stuart Little
E.B. White was born on July 11, 1899 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Elwyn Brooks White. He was a writer and actor, known for Stuart Little (1999), Charlotte's Web (2006) and NBC Children's Theatre (1963). He was married to Katharine Sergeant Angell. He died on October 1, 1985 in North Brooklin, ...
Actor | We Were Soldiers
'Edwin EdVanzd Morrow (pronounced ed.vanst)' began acting on stage at the early age of 9. After six years of theater performances, he leaped from the stage to the screen when he debuted as "Young Willie Mays" in the HBO movie Soul of the Game (1996), which led to being cast in other films such as ...
36. Johnny Marks
Soundtrack | Enemy of the State
You may not know his name, at least not right away, but you've surely heard at least one of Johnny Marks's songs at Christmastime. The brother-in-law of Robert L. May, who wrote the original story of "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer," it was he who set the story to music. After failing to sell the ...
37. Linda Fairstein
Writer | Final Jeopardy
Linda Fairstein was born on May 5, 1947 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. She is a writer, known for Final Jeopardy (2001), CBS News Sunday Morning (1979) and Hardcover Mysteries (2010). She has been married to Michael Goldberg since September 2014. She was previously married to Justin Feldman.
38. Art Buchwald
Writer | Surprise Package
Art Buchwald was born on October 20, 1925 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Arthur Buchwald. He was a writer and actor, known for Surprise Package (1960), Playtime (1967) and Mannix (1967). He was married to Ann McGarry. He died on January 17, 2007 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.
39. Ed Limato
Self | Naked Hollywood
Ed Limato was the last of the great Hollywood talent agents - a breed that dwindled with the loss of Stan Kamen and Irving "Swifty" Lazar. Over the years, Ed Limato's client list read like a who's who of Hollywood royalty and Oscar winners, including Antonio Banderas, Michael Biehn, Nicholas Cage, ...
40. Mark Harris
Writer | Bang the Drum Slowly
Mark Harris taught English and creative writing at Arizona State University from 1980 to 2001; he also was the author of five non-fiction books, a collection of essays, and thirteen novels, including "Bang The Drum Slowly", part of a series of five novels about Henry Wiggen, pitcher for the ...
41. Gustavo Cunha
Actor | Just Wright
Gustavo was born in Mt. Vernon, New York, USA. He started his show business career at the age 9. His passion is Acting, Soccer, Forensic Science and Business Investments, he loves to invest in properties. Gustavo has a farm in Brazil with mangos, oranges, lemons, Jabuticaba (a fruit from Brazil) ...
46. W.C. Heinz
Writer | Run to Daylight
W.C. Heinz was born on January 11, 1915 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Wilfred Charles Heinz. He was a writer, known for Run to Daylight (1964), The Sweet Science (1999) and Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson (2004). He was married to Elizabeth Heinz. He died on February ...
48. Ralph Branca
Actor | Parental Guidance
Ralph Branca was born on January 6, 1926 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Ralph Theodore Joseph Branca. He was an actor, known for Parental Guidance (2012), The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) and The Way It Was (1974). He was married to Ann Mulvey. He died on November 23, 2016 in Rye Brook, New York.
49. Bob Freedman
Music Department | The Wiz
Composer, songwriter, conductor, saxophonist and arranger. After his high school education, he became a saxophonist in the dance orchestras of Serge Chaloff, Vido Musso, Woody Herman, Herb Pomeroy and Maynard Ferguson. He also taught at the Berklee School of Music, and was the music director at a ...