Birth Place Matching "Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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 ...
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.
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, ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
10. Heidi Pascoe
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
45. Chris Slone
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). ...
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 ...
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 ...