Birth Place Matching "Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Mary McDonnell

Actress | Battlestar Galactica

Mary McDonnell is a two-time Oscar®-nominated actress, who is known for her character portrayals in both period and present-day screen roles, as well as a long history of stage and film roles.

Mary Eileen McDonnell was born on April 28, 1952 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, to Eileen (Mundy) and John ...

2. Michael Schoeffling

Actor | Sixteen Candles

Michael Schoeffling was born on December 10, 1960 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA as Michael E. Schoeffling. He is an actor, known for Sixteen Candles (1984), Mermaids (1990) and Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken (1991). He is married to Valerie Carpenter Bernstein. They have two children.

3. Darlanne Fluegel

Actress | To Live and Die in L.A.

American leading lady, briefly prominent on screen during the 80s and 90's. Blond, gray-eyed Darlanne (whose not very Hollywood-sounding birth name literally translates to 'wing' in German) began her career in 1974 as a model with the Eileen Ford and Zoli Agencies in New York. Seven year later, ...

4. Harley Jane Kozak

Actress | Arachnophobia

Harley Jane Kozak was born on January 28, 1957 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA as Susan Jane Kozak. She is an actress, known for Arachnophobia (1990), When Harry Met Sally... (1989) and Parenthood (1989). She was previously married to Greg Aldisert and Van Saantvord.

5. Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Writer | All About Eve

Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on February 11, 1909, Joseph Leo Mankiewicz first worked for the movies as a translator of intertitles, employed by Paramount in Berlin, the UFA's American distributor at the time (1928). He became a dialoguist, then a screenwriter on numerous Paramount ...

6. James Karen

Actor | The Return of the Living Dead

Veteran Broadway, TV and film actor James Karen was encouraged as a young man to take up an acting career by U.S. Congressman Daniel J. Flood, who was an amateur actor himself. In 1947 Karen made his Broadway debut in "A Streetcar Named Desire", which led to appearances in over 20 Broadway ...

7. Jason Spisak

Actor | Young Justice

Jason Spisak was born on August 29, 1973 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Young Justice (2010), Time Lapse (2014) and Everything Must Go (2010). He is married to Amber Lynn Myers. They have two children.

8. Michael Whalen

Actor | The Dawn Express

A dark, debonair, mustachioed, slick-looking leading man who cut a fine figure in 1930s Fox movies, Michael Whalen's good looks were interestingly offset by a slightly prominent Romanesque nose. Born Joseph Shovlin on June 30, 1902, in Wilkes-Barre, Penssylvania, he took piano lessons as a child ...

9. David Mickey Evans

Director | The Sandlot

David Mickey Evans was born on October 20, 1962 in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a director and writer, known for The Sandlot (1993), Untitled 'Sandlot' Prequel and Radio Flyer (1992).

10. Heidi Pascoe

Stunts | Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, she started performing in high diving show at the age of 18. She became a professional high diver and was the first woman to win the Acapulco Cliff Diving Championship, held in Mexico, at age 24. After moving to California, she started doing stunts for film & TV ...

11. Raye Hollitt

Actress | Hot Shots! Part Deux

Raye Hollitt was born on April 17, 1964 in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress and manager, known for Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993), Skin Deep (1989) and The Last Hour (1991).

12. Mary Jo Kopechne

Mary Jo Kopechne was born on July 26, 1940 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. She is known for her work on Bloodied But Unbowed: Uncut (2011). She died on July 18, 1969 in Chappaquiddick Island, Edgartown, Massachusetts, USA.

13. Tess Gardella

Actress | Show Boat

Tess Gardella was born on December 19, 1894 in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for Show Boat (1929), Stand Up and Cheer! (1934) and Honey (1930). She died on January 3, 1950 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

14. Dan Sallitt

Director | The Unspeakable Act

Dan Sallitt was born on July 27, 1955 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a director and writer, known for The Unspeakable Act (2012), Fourteen (2019) and All the Ships at Sea (2004).

15. Benjamin Burnley

Soundtrack | The Conjuring

Benjamin Burnley was born on March 10, 1978 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA as Benjamin Jackson Burnley IV.

16. June Clayworth

Actress | The Good Fairy

June Clayworth was born on June 9, 1912 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for The Good Fairy (1935), Beat the Band (1947) and Live, Love and Learn (1937). She was married to Sid Rogell. She died on January 1, 1993 in Calabasas, California, USA.

17. Valerie Perri

Actress | Criminal Minds

Valerie Perri made her professional stage debut in 1979 starring as Eva Peron in the Broadway National Company of Evita under legendary director Harold Prince. She's played this iconic role throughout the world, and her tenure as Argentina's first lady in Chicago, heralded by the city's Tribune as ...

18. Hameed Shaukat

Producer | House of Cards

Is of Lebanese and Pakistani descent.

19. Stephen Waichulis

Producer | THE ORTHODOX BROTHERS

Stephen (Stevie) Waichulis was born on February 8, 1978 in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Stevie's career in Television and Film began in 1997 with independent projects. Stevie Graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology located in Rochester, NY in May of 2004 with a BFA in Film & Animation.

Stevie was ...

20. Santo Loquasto

Production Designer | Radio Days

Santo Loquasto was born on July 26, 1944 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a production designer and costume designer, known for Radio Days (1987), Café Society (2016) and Blue Jasmine (2013).

21. Paula Mitchell

Actress | Caligola

Paula Mitchell was born on April 26, 1948 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA as Paula Marie Muzyka. She is known for her work on Caligula (1979), Point of Terror (1971) and The Police Connection (1973). She was previously married to Brad Kurlancheek and Giancarlo Lui.

23. Phillip Trent

Actor | The Power and the Glory

Phillip Trent was born on October 16, 1907 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for The Power and the Glory (1933), The Green Hornet (1940) and Transient Lady (1935). He died on January 24, 2001 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA.

24. Steve Romanko

Sound Department | Space Cowboys

Steve Romanko is an award-winning filmmaker and sound designer living and working in San Francisco. Growing up in Pennsylvania, Steve was forever interested in movies and music. Upon receiving a B.A. in Radio Television and Film Production from Marywood University,he began his career in radio and ...

25. Robert Sparr

Director | The Wild Wild West

Was killed in a plane crash while scouting locations with a fellow Star Trek (1966) crew member, cameraman Gerald Perry Finnerman. The pilot was also killed but Finnerman survived.

26. Florence Foster Jenkins

Self | Astro Royal

Florence Foster Jenkins (born July 19, 1868 in Pennsylvania, U.S.; died November 26, 1944) was an American soprano who became famous because she was considered to be a poor singer. She sang somewhat out of tune, had a poor sense of rhythm and she was considered quite unmusical.

She was born Narcissa...

27. Candy Jones

Self | Your Lucky Star

Candy Jones was born on December 31, 1925 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA as Jessica Arline Wilcox. She was married to Long John Nebel and Harry Conover. She died on January 18, 1990 in New York City, New York, USA.

28. Pat Finn

Self | The Big Spin

Born and raised in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Finn continues to become the most popular on-camera TV host who was willing enough to find a job that pays him to have fun. He also dreamed of becoming a game show host, that would last a long time, and more than likely to have a lot than a little bit ...

29. Jon Richards

Actor | Annie

Jon Richards was born on February 13, 1904 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA as John Richards. He was an actor, known for Annie (1982), I Never Sang for My Father (1970) and Shaft (1971). He died on February 1, 1988 in New York, New York, USA.

30. Corey Klemow

Actor | Spiders

Corey Klemow was born on October 24, 1970 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on Spiders (2000), Leaving Circadia (2014) and Angel (1999).

31. Ted Sod

Actor | 5 Flights Up

Sod was born May 12, 1951 in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and is an American actor, writer, teacher, director and dramaturge who has numerous theater, film and television appearances and productions to his credit. Sod has been dramaturge for the education dept. at The Roundabout Theatre Company in NYC since ...

32. Delmo Fritz

Actor | The Man Who Laughs

Delmo Fritz was born on February 20, 1876 in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, USA as William S. Fritz. He was an actor, known for The Man Who Laughs (1928). He was married to Maude D'Lean. He died on July 14, 1925 in Ashley, Pennsylvania.

33. Hugo Winterhalter

Music Department | Thrill of a Romance

Hugo Winterhalter earned eleven Gold Records, a Grammy and a Cash Box Award during his lengthy career, at least as many if not more than any other conductor-arranger in the music business. Educated at Mount St. Mary's College and the New England Conservatory of Music, he taught in public schools ...

34. Stanford Tischler

Editor | M*A*S*H

Stanford Tischler was born on December 25, 1921 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an editor and producer, known for M*A*S*H (1972), Everglades (1961) and Mad at the World (1955). He died on January 15, 2014 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

35. Donald Stewart

Actor | A for Andromeda

Donald Stewart was born on May 14, 1910 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA as Donald Stewart Wintermute. He was an actor, known for A for Andromeda (1961), Interpol Calling (1959) and First a Girl (1935). He was married to Renee Houston. He died on March 1, 1966 in Chertsey, Surrey, England.

36. Norman Reilly Raine

Writer | The Adventures of Robin Hood

In 1915, while working as a newspaper reporter in Toronto, he joined the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force. Raine had previously served 4 years in the US Navy.

37. Al Markim

Actor | Tom Corbett, Space Cadet

Al Markim was born on May 22, 1927 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA as Alfred D. Moskowitz. He was an actor and producer, known for Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (1950), Violent Journey (1965) and Studio One in Hollywood (1948). He was married to Sondra Kramer. He died on November 24, 2015.

38. Nita Novy

Actress | NBC Special Treat

Nita Novy was born on June 15, 1950 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for NBC Special Treat (1975).

39. T.C. Harding

The Mentalist

T.C. Harding was born on October 7, 1982 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on The Mentalist (2008), Anabolic Life (2017) and Superstore (2015).

40. Jon Trosky

Stunts | The Equalizer

Jon Trosky was born on November 12, 1980 in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on The Equalizer (2014), Noah (2014) and Safe (2012).

41. Lila Gittleman

Actress | Wanda

Lila Gittleman was born on November 8, 1925 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA as Lila Shirley Engel. She was an actress, known for Wanda (1970). She died on March 13, 2002 in Lackawanna, Pennsylvania.

42. Jean Yeaworth

Music Department | 4D Man

Children: daughters Katherine and Deborah; sons Irvin S. III, David and Jonathan.

43. Tiffany Apan

Actress | Driving Nowhere

Tiffany Apan is an award-winning Symphonic Celtic Folk Rock artist and author of Dark Romantic Fantasy Fiction inspired by history, mythology, ancient texts, and lore. In the thick forests of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Tiffany started honing her musical and artistic abilities with the help of her ...

44. Bill Harmatz

Actor | Mission: Impossible

Bill Harmatz was born on February 9, 1931 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA as William Harmatz. He was an actor, known for Mission: Impossible (1966), Banacek (1972) and Longstreet (1971). He died on January 27, 2011 in Vista, California, USA.

45. Chris Slone

Blood Ties

Chris Slone is an American Born Actor/Producer raised in Wilkes-Barre, PA. He is of Italian Sicilian ancestry. Landed roles in commercials and small independent films in the early years which also included doing his own stunt work. First break was being cast in the hit HBO series The Wire(2004). ...

46. Sam Berrini

Art Department | Delta Farce

Sam Berrini was born on August 3, 1982 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on Delta Farce (2007), Miss Guided (2008) and Shadow Puppets (2007).

47. Brian Coleman

Actor | Make It Rain

Brian was born and raised in the small town of Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania. In Brian's early years you could find him in productions with the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble and Wilkes University. He moved to Denver, Colorado and started his film career in 2012 by working for a local company, EFillF ...

48. Ham Fisher

Writer | Joe Palooka in The Counterpunch

Ham Fisher was born in 1900 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a writer, known for Joe Palooka in The Counterpunch (1949), The Joe Palooka Story (1954) and Joe Palooka in The Squared Circle (1950). He died on December 27, 1955.

50. Don Law

Actor | The Zodiac Killer

Don Law was born on September 10, 1928 in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, USA as Donald Frank Law. He was an actor and producer, known for The Zodiac Killer (1971), Chiefs (1983) and Boston Strong an Evening of Support and Celebration (2013). He was married to Aileen "Libby". He died on March 7, 2010 ...


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