Birth Place Matching "Nashville, Tennessee, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Annie Potts
Actress | Ghostbusters
Interested in stage and film at an early age, Annie Potts attended Stephens College in Missouri, enrolling in the theater studies course, followed by graduate work in California. At the age of 20, she married her college sweetheart, Steven Hartley. Only a short time later, she and her husband were ...
Actor | Glee
Chord Overstreet was born in Nashville, Tennessee, to Julie (Miller), a make-up artist, and Paul Overstreet, a country musician and songwriter whose own father was a pastor. Chord and his five siblings were raised in a creative and music-filled environment, with their father highly involved in the ...
3. DJ Qualls
Actor | The Core
DJ Qualls grew up in the small city of Manchester in Tennessee, USA, one of five children. After studying in the UK at King's College, University of London, he returned to Tennessee where he began acting in a local theatre. During that time, he was discovered by photographers David La Chappelle and...
5. James Denton
Actor | Desperate Housewives
The second of three children born to a dentist and his wife in Nashville, Tennessee, Denton grew up in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, attended Goodlettsville High School, briefly played basketball at a junior college, then went on to graduate with honors from the (national champion) University of ...
6. Colin Ford
Actor | We Bought a Zoo
The "Supernatural" kid isn't so supernatural. Born in Nashville, Tennessee, he soon aspired to the career of acting at the age of 4, where he first got his modeling job in Atlanta, Georgia. He broke into feature films at the age of 5 where he played as Clinton Jr, in "Sweet Home Alabama". He made ...
7. Sydney Penny
Actress | Pale Rider
Sydney Penny is probably best known for playing "Julia Santos" on ABC Television's daytime drama, All My Children (1970). She made her first appearance on the soap opera in September 1993. She received critical acclaim for her performance as young "Meggie" in the hit ABC miniseries, The Thorn Birds...
Actress | Saved by the Bell
Lark Voorhies was born on 25 March 1974 in Nashville, Tennessee. She first began acting at the age of two but postponed her acting career until the age of 11, when she appeared on Small Wonder (1985). Lark later starred as Lisa Turtle in Good Morning, Miss Bliss (1987), the predecessor to NBC's ...
Actor | Supernatural
American actor Richard Speight, Jr. was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. He later graduated cum laude from the University of Southern California. In addition to acting in TV and film, Speight also directs. Those credits include commercials for major brands like Pepsi & Buffalo Wild Wings, ...
11. Susan Yeagley
Actress | Almost Famous
Susan Yeagley was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. She began acting at age ten when she appeared in an Amy Grant music video.
She graduated from USC Film School with honors and went on to become a member of the prestigious 'Sunday Company - Groundlings Improv Group' where she performed ...
12. Rachel Korine
Actress | Spring Breakers
Rachel Korine was born on April 4, 1986 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA as Rachel Anna Simon. She is known for her work on Spring Breakers (2012), Mister Lonely (2007) and Men Go to Battle (2015). She has been married to Harmony Korine since 2007. They have one child.
14. Noah Cyrus
Actress | Gake no ue no Ponyo
Noah Lindsey Cyrus (born January 8, 2000) is an American actress and singer. She voiced the title role in the English version of the 2009 animated feature film Ponyo. In 2016, she released her debut single "Make Me (Cry)", featuring vocals from Labrinth.
Noah is the fifth child of Billy Ray and Tish...
15. John Early
Actor | Search Party
John Early is a comedian who wrote, executive produced, and starred in his own episode of Netflix's The Characters. He has appeared on TV in Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, 30 Rock, Broad City, Difficult People, High Maintenance, Love, and Animals and in the films Other People, ...
16. Beth Littleford
Actress | Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Beth Littleford is an actress and television personality, known for Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011), Dog with a Blog (2012) Drillbit Taylor (2008), and The Daily Show With Trevor Noah. Dog With A Blog (2012) was nominated for an Emmy three years in a row for Best Children's Program. She won a Peabody ...
17. Ellen Woglom
Actress | Californication
Ellen grew up all over the place. She was born in Nashville, Tennessee. However her parent's business allowed for a lot of traveling so she later she moved to Vermont, Colorado, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and now Los Angeles. She grew up on a farm and competitively rode horses until an injury ...
19. James Craig
Actor | All That Money Can Buy
Tall, rugged James Craig's career as an MGM contract player blossomed in the 1940s. This was due in large part to his strong physical and vocal resemblance to the studio's top leading man, Clark Gable (who was -- by the time Craig was signed to MGM -- serving in the U.S. Army Air Forces). The Rice ...
21. Bettie Page
Self | Striporama
Bettie Page's life was filled with cult myth, mystery and sadness. Her image captured the imagination of a generation with her free spirit and unabashed sensuality, during an era of strong sexual repression. She was the quintessential pin-up, tacked up on walls in military barracks and garages; ...
Actress | Heroes Reborn
Gatlin booked her first commercial job when she was four-years-old, and after that, she was hooked. She has worked steadily in Nashville and Los Angeles since that time, on TV, film, commercials (national) and videos. Gatlin is also a singer, and she and her brother, Cooper, are working on a new ...
23. Howard Caine
Actor | Hogan's Heroes
At the age of 13 Howard Caine (family name Cohen) moved with his family from his hometown of Nashville, TN, to New York City, where he began studying acting. Learning to erase his Southern accent, he went on to became a master of 32 foreign and American dialects. After service in the Navy during ...
Actor | Rio Grande
Born in Nashville, Tennessee, Claude was the son of a railroad accountant. With no intentions of becoming a screen actor at the time, 12-year-old Claude Jarman, Jr. was discovered during an MGM nationwide talent search for their upcoming film, The Yearling (1946), and won the coveted role of Jody ...
25. Deana Carter
Actress | Runnin' from My Roots
Deana Carter was born on January 4, 1966 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA as Deana Melinda Carter. She is an actress, known for Runnin' from My Roots (2018), The Watch (2012) and Anastasia (1997). She has been married to Jim McPhail since July 6, 2018. She was previously married to Brandon Malone and ...
26. Paul Satterfield
Actor | Creepshow 2
Paul was born in Nashville, Tennessee, and was raised on the Northern California coast. An avid outdoorsman and all-state athlete, Paul got his first paying gig on an Eastman Kodak commercial as a star football player. Paul attended Whitman College, located in Washington State, on a basketball ...
28. Gregg Allman
Soundtrack | Jack Reacher
Gregg Allman was born on December 8, 1947 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA as Gregory Lenoir Allman. He was married to Shannon Williams, Stacey Fountain, Miranda Stevens, Julie Lucy Bindas, Cher, Janice Blair and Shelley Kay Winters. He died on May 27, 2017 in Savannah, Georgia, USA.
Actor | On the Waterfront
James Westerfield was born on March 22, 1913 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA as James A. Westerfield. He was an actor, known for On the Waterfront (1954), True Grit (1969) and Hang 'Em High (1968). He was married to Alice Gertrude Fay (Fay Tracey) and Rosemary Doris Deveson. He died on September 20, ...
31. LaRita Shelby
Actress | South Central
LaRita "Jazzy Rita" Shelby is an actress, entertainer and media professional. She is former contractor for the Department Of Defense where she hosted & produced The LaRita Shelby Show for Armed Forces Radio and TV Services from 1990-1997. Her spirited radio show was heard in 57 countries, and she ...
33. Stephen Graybill
Actor | Big Little Lies
Stephen studied Theater at Oxford University at The British Drama Academy, Improv with The Upright Citizens Brigade in NYC and The Groundlings in Los Angeles, as well as at The Actors Center in New York City before it closed.
He has performed on the stage all over New York City with Woodshed ...
34. Bob Harper
Actor | Bob Harper: Ultimate Cardio Body
Bob Harper was born on August 18, 1965 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA as Robert L. Harper. He is an actor, known for Bob Harper: Ultimate Cardio Body (2011), Bob Harper: Totally Ripped Core (2011) and Bob Harper: Beginner's Weight Loss Transformation (2011).
35. Ellen McLain
Actress | Portal 2
Ellen McLain is an opera singer and voice actress from Nashville, Tennessee, USA. She provides the voices of many characters in several video games from Valve. Among them are GLaDOS, the artificial-intelligence antagonist in Portal (2007) (for which she won an AIAS Interactive Achievement Award for...
36. Michael Peterson
Self | Soupçons
The son of a career military officer, Michael Peterson moved with family several times during his childhood. To pass the time while traveling, he became an avid reader. He became a fervent fan of Ernest Hemingway and wanted to be a celebrated novelist in the same vein. He graduated from Duke ...
37. Lucille La Verne
Actress | A Tale of Two Cities
A legendary stage actress and character player in early films, Lucille La Verne is one of those forgotten legends who seem to fade as the years go on. However, at her prime she was one of the most acclaimed actresses of her generation.
Lucille La Verne Mitchum was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on ...
38. Hillary Scott
Soundtrack | Zero Dark Thirty
Hillary Dawn Scott was born on April 1, 1986 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA to her parents, mother Linda Davis and father Lang Scott. She is best known as one of the group members in the country music group, Lady Antebellum. She has been married to Chris Tyrrell since January 7, 2012. They have one ...
40. Jaime Dudney
Actress | As the World Turns
Jaime Dudney was born on February 23, 1976 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA as Jaime Nicole Mandrell Dudney. She is an actress, known for As the World Turns (1956), Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story (1997) and Get a Job (1998). She has been married to Whit Gilbert since December 23, 2011. ...
44. Lorrie Morgan
Soundtrack | The Beverly Hillbillies
Lorrie Morgan was born on June 27, 1959 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA as Loretta Lynn Morgan. She has been married to Randy White since September 15, 2010. She was previously married to Sammy Kershaw, Jon Randall, Brad Thompson, Keith Whitley and Ron Gaddis.
48. Rod Daniel
Director | WKRP in Cincinnati
Rod Daniel was born on August 4, 1942 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA as Rollin Augustus Daniel III. He was a director and producer, known for WKRP in Cincinnati (1978), K-9 (1989) and Teen Wolf (1985). He was married to Martha (Marti) C. Mueller. He died on April 16, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
49. David Alford
Actor | The Last Castle
David Alford was born in Nashville and raised on his family farm in Adams, Tennessee. His father Ben Robert was a farmer and Methodist Minister. David graduated in a class of 49 students from nearby Jo Byrns High School. He attended his father's alma mater Martin Methodist College and then Austin ...
50. Raymond McAnally
Actor | Black Mirror
Raymond is from Franklin, Tennessee. Raymond grew up taking martial arts, gymnastics, swimming, playing football, and soccer. Raymond was a member of the 4H club and an Eagle Scout by age 15.
Raymond received a B.A. in Philosophy from The University of the South at Sewanee. He was inducted into the ...