Birth Place Matching "Columbus, Ohio, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Maggie Grace
Actress | Taken
Maggie currently stars as "Althea" on the popular AMC series "Fear the Walking Dead". She is most often recognized from the hit series "Lost" , "Californication" on Showtime, and the "Taken" and "Twilight" franchises. Maggie has also starred on Broadway in William Inge's Pulitzer Prize-winning "...
2. Josh Radnor
Actor | Liberal Arts
Josh Radnor was born in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Carol Radnor, a high school guidance counselor, and Alan Radnor, a medical malpractice lawyer. Radnor has two sisters, Melanie Radnor and Joanna Radnor Vilensky. He grew up in Bexley, Ohio, a small city nested inside Columbus. Radnor attended ...
Actress | Law & Order
Alana De La Garza was born in Columbus, Ohio and later relocated to Texas, ultimately attending the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). After college, she moved to Orlando, Florida, landing roles in a number of independent films as well as commercials. Her work took her to New York, where she ...
Actress | American History X
Intriguing, inspiring, and never less than interesting -- key adjectives in describing the career of Beverly D'Angelo, which has well passed the three-decade mark. Perhaps deserving better movies than she generally found herself in, she nevertheless was always an object of fascination and the one ...
Actress | The Bad Seed
Versatile, award-winning character actress Eileen Heckart, with the lean, horsey face and assured, fervent gait, was born Anna Eileen Herbert on March 29, 1919, in Columbus, Ohio. An only child, she lived with her mother after her parents separated at age 2, and was eventually adopted by her ...
6. Shad Moss
Shad Gregory Moss was born on March 9, 1987 in Columbus, Ohio to Teresa Rena (Jones) and Alfonso Preston Moss. When Shad was five, he started his rap career using the nickname "Kid Gangsta." One year later, he took front stage during "The Chronic Tour" and impressed rapper Snoop Dogg, who later ...
7. A.J. Langer
Actress | My So-Called Life
Allison Joy Langer was born in Columbus, Ohio. At age 5, her family moved to the San Fernando Valley, just outside of Los Angeles, where she attended Granada Hills High School. She first began using her initials to join an all-boys baseball team, and the nickname stuck. She was introduced to Ernie ...
Actress | 10 Cloverfield Lane
Sumalee Montano is an actress and voice-over artist, who first worked as an investment banking analyst before pursuing her career in the arts. She has worked extensively in film and television, recurring on shows like S.W.A.T, ANIMAL KINGDOM, NCIS: LA, SCANDAL, VEEP, and ER. Her voice-over credits ...
9. Andrea Bowen
Actress | Desperate Housewives
Andrea Lauren Bowen began acting at age 6 as "Young Cosette" in the Broadway production of "Les Miserables". She went on to star in the original Broadway casts of "Jane Eyre" (Adele) and "The Sound of Music" (Marta). Other New York stage credits include the role of "Young Dorothy" in a Lincoln ...
Actor | Miami Vice
Philip Michael Thomas - the multi-talented performer best known as Detective Rico Tubbs in the iconic 1980s TV series Miami Vice (1984) - made his Broadway debut in 1971 in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play No Place to Be Somebody...and hasn't looked back since.
In a remarkable career that spans ...
12. Gigi Rice
Actress | A Night at the Roxbury
Gigi Rice was born on March 13, 1965 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Georgeanne Marie Rice. She is an actress, known for A Night at the Roxbury (1998), The John Larroquette Show (1993) and Mission Air (2014). She has been married to Ted McGinley since June 21, 1991. They have two children.
16. Randy Savage
Actor | Spider-Man
One of the most colorful wrestlers in and out of the ring, Randy "Macho Man" Savage became a larger-than-life pop icon along with other wrestling superstars, such as "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, Hulk Hogan, Jimmy Snuka (aka "Superfly Jimmy Snuka"), Jesse Ventura and Dwayne Johnson (aka "The Rock").
17. Dody Goodman
Actress | Grease
Her quivery, high-pitched, Southern-cracked tones were once described as sounding like "a Tweetie Pie cartoon bird strangling on peanut butter." Just the absurdity of that description fits comedienne Dody Goodman to a tee. One did not know what to make of her, but she could certainly induce ...
19. Tom Poston
Actor | Christmas with the Kranks
Veteran comedic actor Tom Poston, he with the bugged-out eyes that commonly accentuated a vague look of bewilderment, was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1921 and, by age nine, was appearing with an acrobatic troupe. He was attending Bethany College in West Virginia when World War II broke out and he ...
20. Lexi Kaufman
Actress | WWF SmackDown!
is an American professional wrestler who is currently signed to the WWE, under the ring name Alexa Bliss, currently performing on the Raw brand. She is a former two-time Women's Champion, Intercontinental and Mixed Tag Team Champion.
In May 2013, Kaufman signed a contract with WWE, and was assigned ...
22. Dean Jagger
Actor | White Christmas
Dean Jagger was born in Lima, Ohio, on November 7, 1903. He dropped out of high school twice before finally graduating from Wabash College. Working first as a school teacher, he soon became interested in acting and enrolled at Chicago's "Lyceum Art Conservatory". Mr. Jagger made his first movie and...
Actress | Just Like Heaven
A petite, stage-trained blonde adept at portraying naive or off-center characters, Dina Spybey Waters first came to prominence in and won a Daytime Emmy Award for the leading role of an underage teenager in the fact-based HBO special, Lifestories: Families in Crisis: Public Law 106: The Becky Bell ...
24. Guy Fieri
Self | Diners, Drive-ins and Dives
Guy Fieri was born on January 22, 1968 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Guy Ramsay Ferry. He is a producer and actor, known for Diners, Drive-ins and Dives (2006), The Interview (2014) and Southern and Hungry (2017). He has been married to Lori Fieri since 1995. They have three children.
Actress | Get Smart
After graduating with a B.F.A in Theatre Performance from Miami University of Ohio, Lindsay moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in film and television. Almost a year later, she was cast as Christine Banks in Fox's hit show Boston Public and was submitted for Emmy consideration in the category ...
28. Hal Williams
Actor | Guess Who
A veteran professional actor who has co-starred as a television series regular in NINE, prime time, HIT series, and has established himself solidly in both the areas of comedy and drama. Hal's latest projects include Disney Family Channel's Snow 2: Brain Freeze (2008) and Hallmark's Generation Gap ...
29. Fred Keating
Actor | Salvation
Fred Keating has a long and multi-faceted career in theatre, radio, TV and film in character roles and as a host, motivational speaker and podcast producer/host.
From high school productions to full scholarships in drama studies through grad school, Fred's first broadcast television appearance was ...
31. Marnie McPhail
Actress | Star Trek: First Contact
Marnie McPhail started acting at age 14, playing teenage sleuth "Annie Edison" in the Canadian television series, The Edison Twins (1982) which aired on the CBC and later on the Disney Channel from 1982 to 1986. She attended The Etobicoke School Of The Arts in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She ...
33. Warner Baxter
Actor | Penthouse
Warner Baxter claimed to have an early pre-disposition toward show business: "I discovered a boy a block away who would eat worms and swallow flies for a penny. For one-third of the profits, I exhibited him in a tent." When he was age 9, his widowed mother moved to San Francisco where, following ...
34. R.L. Stine
Writer | Goosebumps
R.L. Stine was born on October 8, 1943 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Robert Lawrence Stine. He is a writer and producer, known for Goosebumps (2015), Eureeka's Castle (1989) and The Au Pair. He has been married to Jane Waldhorn since June 22, 1969. They have one child.
35. Richard Biggs
Actor | Babylon 5
Richard Biggs had a somewhat unsettled childhood as he travelled between Air Force bases where his father was stationed. Because of his itinerant lifestyle he made few friends and changed schools often. When he was seventeen, and living at a missile base in North Dakota, he decided to change his ...
36. Al Shearer
Al Shearer was born on August 14, 1977 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He is an actor, known for Kevin Hart's Guide to Black History (2019), Hits from the Street (2000) and Al Shearer: The Other Black Guy Running for President in 2012 (2012).
37. Nicole Pulliam
Actress | Inception
Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Nicole knew from a very young age that she wanted to pursue a career as a performer. To that end, she participated in several school productions while growing up, and completed numerous acting classes throughout her life. She started out slowly by taking on ...
38. Cameron Bowen
Actor | Mystic River
Cameron Bowen began his acting career in New York as "Poor Baby" in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical "Whistle Down the Wind". Subsequent Broadway credits include "Seussical the Musical" (JoJo) opposite Rosie O'Donnell and Cathy Rigby, "Les Miserables" (Gavroche), and "Beauty and the Beast" (Chip). ...
39. Lorissa McComas
Actress | The Bare Wench Project
Lorissa McComas was born on November 26, 1970 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Lorissa Deanna McComas. She is known for her work on The Bare Wench Project (2000), Lap Dancing (1995) and Droid Gunner (1995). She died on November 3, 2009 in Waverly, Virginia, USA.
42. Ted Manson
Ted Manson was born on October 23, 1926 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006) and Sweet Home Alabama (2002). He died on June 1, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
43. Carol Serling
Actress | Twilight Zone: The Movie
Born in Columbus, Ohio as Carolyn Louise Kramer to Warren A. and Ann (nee Caldwell) Kramer, when she was 18 months old her mother died unexpectedly. She was raised by her grandparents, Frank and Louise (nee Orton) Caldwell of Columbus.
She attended the Ohio State University Laboratory School in ...
45. Todd Boyce
Actor | Spy Game
Todd Boyce was born in Columbus, Ohio.
He was raised in upstate New York, Germany, Chicago and Brazil. At age 16 Todd moved with his family to Australia where he finished his schooling at Sydney Church of England Grammar School and promptly joined the Australian soap opera "The Restless Years". ...
46. Ted Allen
Emmy Award winner Ted Allen is host of the hit prime-time competition series Chopped (2007) on the Food Network, and a frequent contributor to Food Network's The Best Thing I Ever Ate (2009). He was a judge on the first four seasons of Bravo's Top Chef (2006) and Food Network's Iron Chef America: ...
47. Gail Bonney
Actress | Star Trek
Gail Bonney was born on December 15, 1901 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Goldie Bonowitz. She was an actress, known for Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962) and The Six Million Dollar Man (1974). She died on December 7, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
49. Grant Mitchell
Actor | Arsenic and Old Lace
You would think stage and film veteran Grant Mitchell was born to play stern authoritarians; his father after all was General John Grant Mitchell. But Mitchell would actually be better known for his portrayals of harangued husbands, bemused dads and bilious executives in 30s and 40s films. Born in ...