Birth Place Matching "Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Basic Instinct
Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on June 10, 1963, Jeanne Tripplehorn developed an interest in performing through her father, guitarist Tom Tripplehorn, who at one time recorded with the pop group Gary Lewis & The Playboys on such hits as "This Diamond Ring". (Note: many references list Jeanne's father's ...
2. Tracy Letts
Actor | The Big Short
Tracy Letts is the son of actor Dennis Letts and best-selling author Billie Letts, of "Where The Heart Is" and "The Honk And Holler Opening Soon" fame. Tracy is also the author of the stage play "Killer Joe", which ran off-Broadway in 1998 for nine months and starred Scott Glenn, Amanda Plummer, ...
3. Malese Jow
Actress | The Flash
Malese Jow, originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, has developed into an actress, songstress, and entertainer.
Malese began her acting career in 1999 with McDonald's commercials when the head of advertising heard her sing and booked her in several spots and jingles. Then in 2002, at the ripe age of 11, ...
Actress | Star Trek: First Contact
Alfre Woodard was born on November 8, 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the youngest of three children of Constance, a homemaker, and Marion H. Woodard, an interior designer. She was named by her godmother, who claimed she saw a vision of Alfre's name written out in gold letters. A former high school ...
Actress | Molly's Game
Samantha Isler, originally from Oklahoma, has already made a name for herself in both the television and feature film world.
Samantha made her Feature Film debut in Home Run (2013), directed by David Boyd. The following year, she booked the lead role in P.J. Fishwick and Hunter Adam's film "Dig Two ...
Actress | A Nightmare on Elm Street
Heather Langenkamp was born on July 17, 1964 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. She is known for her work on A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987) and New Nightmare (1994). She has been married to David LeRoy Anderson since 1990. They have two children. She was ...
Actress | Burn Notice
Lauren was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and is the middle of five children. After earning a theater degree from Northwestern University, she moved to New York City where she performed regionally, off-Broadway and as an understudy on Broadway. She then headed west to Los Angeles and has appeared in ...
Actor | The Longest Yard
Bill Goldberg was born on December 27, 1966 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as William Scott Goldberg. He is an actor and producer, known for The Longest Yard (2005), Universal Soldier: The Return (1999) and Santa's Slay (2005). He has been married to Wanda Ferraton since April 10, 2005. They have one ...
10. Tim Blake Nelson
Actor | O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Tim Blake Nelson was born on May 11, 1964 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. He is an actor and director, known for O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), Leaves of Grass (2009) and Fantastic Four (2015). He has been married to Lisa Benavides-Nelson since 1994. They have three children.
12. Jennifer Jones
Actress | The Towering Inferno
One of the world's most underrated Academy Award-winning actresses, Jennifer Jones was born Phylis Lee Isley on 2 March 1919 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Flora Mae (Suber) and Phillip Ross Isley, who ran a travelling stage show. As a young aspiring actress, she met and fell for young aspiring actor ...
14. Blake Edwards
Writer | Peter Gunn
Blake Edwards' stepfather's father J. Gordon Edwards was a silent screen director, and his stepfather Jack McEdward was a stage director and movie production manager. Blake acted in a number films, beginning with Ten Gentlemen from West Point (1942) and wrote a number of others, beginning with ...
Actress | Nudity Required
Internationally recognized actress, Pamela Bach-Hasselhoff is the recipient of Germany's Otto Award (in recognition of her status as one of Germany's favorite actresses). Pamela is among just a handful of actresses who have done two television series, concurrently. This multi-talented actress ...
17. Taylor Hanson
Soundtrack | Trust
Blond hair, blue eyes, wears a necklace with The Star of David, a Cross, & a Soccer Ball. Instruments: Keyboard, piano and tambourine. Lived in Trinidad, Ecuador and Venezuela before moving with his family to Tulsa, OK. Albums include: Boomerang (independent release, 1995), MMMBop (independent ...
18. Tony Randall
Actor | The Odd Couple
Tony Randall was born on February 26, 1920 in Tulsa, Oklahoma as Aryeh Leonard Rosenberg. He attended Tulsa Central High School and later Northwestern University and New York City's Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. After graduating, he starred in two plays: George Bernard Shaw's '...
19. Marshall Bell
Actor | Starship Troopers
A tall, imposing character actor with a penetrating stare, Marshall Bell has provided excellent support in a variety of roles and genres. He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on September 28, 1942, and had been working as a consultant, teaching senior executives how to improve their speaking skills, ...
20. Gailard Sartain
Actor | The Outsiders
Graduated from the University of Tulsa with a BFA. A successful illustrator, Sartain's artistic credits range from record cover designs such as Leon Russell's "Will O' the Wisp" to illustrations for nationally published magazines. Sartain created and hosted Tulsa's first late night off-the-wall ...
21. Larry Clark
Director | Bully
Was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (1943). Son of Frances Clark (baby photographer) and Lewis Clark. Graduated from Central High school in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Attended Layton School of Art in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Studied under Walter Sheffer and Gerard Bakker. Film debut was the movie Kids (1995). He was ...
22. Larry Drake
Actor | Darkman
Larry Drake was born on February 21, 1950 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as Lawrence Richard Drake. He was an actor and director, known for Darkman (1990), Dr. Giggles (1992) and L.A. Law (1986). He was married to Ruth de Sosa. He died on March 17, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
23. S.E. Hinton
Writer | The Outsiders
S.E. Hinton was born on July 22, 1948 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as Susan Eloise Hinton. She is a writer and actress, known for The Outsiders (1983), Rumble Fish (1983) and Tex (1982). She has been married to David E. Inhofe since September 26, 1970. They have one child.
24. Ivy Levan
Ivy Levan was born on January 20, 1987 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as Ivy Rose Levan. She is an actress, known for The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again (2016), Drop Dead Gorgeous (2010) and Ivy Levan: Who Can You Trust (2015).
25. Josh Fadem
Actor | Better Call Saul
Josh Fadem is an actor and comedian based in Los Angeles. He is from Tulsa, Oklahoma. He trained at venues including The Upright Citizens Brigade LA and The Groundlings. He is a regular in the LA comedy scene, has written for Adult Swim, and is a frequent contributor to Funny or Die. As a stand-up,...
27. Isaac Hanson
Soundtrack | Trust
Lived in Trinidad, Ecuador, and Venezuela before moving with his family to Tulsa, OK. Albums include: Boomerang (independent release, 1995), MMMBop (independent release, 1996) Middle of Nowhere (Mercury Records, March 1997), Snowed In (Mercury Records, Nov 18, 1997) "I Will Come to You" single with...
28. Mark Radcliffe
Producer | The Help
Mark Radcliffe was born on October 7, 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. He is a producer and assistant director, known for The Help (2011), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001). He is married to Jennifer Radcliffe. They have two children.
29. Steve Monroe
Actor | Miss Congeniality
Steve Monroe is a veteran actor, known from over 150 film, television, and commercial roles. Additionally, Monroe is a practicing psychotherapist and has treated clients of all ages, exhibiting a wide spectrum of diagnoses. Monroe specializes in treating entertainment professionals and others in ...
30. Olivia Jordan
Self | Miss Universe 2015
Olivia Jordan was born on September 28, 1988 in Tulsa, Oklahoma where she spent most of her youth. She attended Bishop Kelley High School where she was active on campus, delegating her time away from the books to Student Council, the tennis team, and her position as varsity cheer captain. After ...
35. Lonny Chapman
Actor | The Birds
Utilitarian actor Lonny Chapman remains one of those highly familiar character faces to which you can't quite place the name. While he appeared in over 30 films and well over 300 TV programs over a five-decade career, the theater remained his first and foremost passion and for which he is best ...
36. Jesse Vint
Actor | Chinatown
Jesse Lee Vint III was born and raised in Tulsa. While at Oklahoma University he decided that the film business is where he should be, so he left for NYC to study acting. Within a year after arriving in L.A. he was on location for the film "Little Big Man", about Custer's last stand. He also played...
Actress | The Stu Erwin Show
Babyboomers remember well the diminutive (4'10"), dark-haired comedienne Sheila James who raised a smile with her portrayals of tomboyish kid sisters and boy-crazy high schoolers on late 50s and early 60s TV. For a while she was a huge hit backed by her characters' plaintive, pony-tailed presences,...
41. Stephen Snedden
Actor | Antwone Fisher
Stephen Snedden was born on July 1, 1971 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as Stephen Francis Snedden. He is an actor and writer, known for Antwone Fisher (2002), The Lone Gunmen (2001) and Three Days in August (2016). He has been married to Hannah Halliwell since March 19, 2006. They have four children.
42. Jerry Nelson
Actor | Fraggle Rock
Puppeteer, actor, musician, and master of voices, Jerry Nelson originally joined Henson & Company as a temporary replacement for Frank Oz, who had been drafted into the armed services in the 60's. He later re-joined the crew as a full-time performer in the 70's, and has since been heavily involved ...
45. Alan Vint
Actor | Badlands
Alan Vint was born on November 11, 1944 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as Alan Richard Vint. He was an actor and director, known for Badlands (1973), The Lady in Red (1979) and Centennial (1978). He was married to Susan Mullen. He died on August 16, 2006 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.
47. E.J. Peaker
Actress | Hello, Dolly!
E.J. (short for Edra Jean) portrayed the role of Minnie Fay in the motion picture Hello, Dolly! (1969). Originally from Oklahoma, E.J. had numerous experience in high school plays, and studied drama at the University of New Mexico as well as experiencing Drama training in Vienna. She also played ...
48. Ryan Tedder
Soundtrack | Sing
Ryan Benjamin Tedder was born on June 26, 1979 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. He is a self-taught musician, learning to play the piano at age three and spending a minimum of two hours a day on vocals. His family relocated to Colorado Springs, Colorado his senior year where he attended Colorado Springs ...
50. Tessa West
Actress | Friends with Benefits
Buxom and shapely 5'3" dirty blonde bombshell Tessa West was born on June 13, 1982 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was of mixed Irish and Native-American descent (specifically Creek and Cherokee Indian). The hazel-eyed beauty grew up as a tomboy in the small Oklahoma towns of Bixby and Tahlequah. West was ...