Birth Place Matching "Portland, Maine, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Anna Kendrick

Actress | Pitch Perfect

Anna Kendrick was born in Portland, Maine, to Janice (Cooke), an accountant, and William Kendrick, a teacher. She has an older brother, Michael Cooke Kendrick, who has also acted. She is of English, Irish, and Scottish descent.

For her role as "Dinah" in "High Society" on Broadway, Anna Kendrick was...

2. Stephen King

Writer | Maximum Overdrive

Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947, at the Maine General Hospital in Portland. His parents were Nellie Ruth (Pillsbury), who worked as a caregiver at a mental institute, and Donald Edwin King, a merchant seaman. His father was born under the surname "Pollock," but used the last name ...

3. Judd Nelson

Actor | The Breakfast Club

Judd Asher Nelson was born on November 28, 1959 in Portland, Maine to attorney Leonard Nelson and his wife, Merle Nelson, (attorney and state assemblywoman). Judd attended St. Paul's preparatory school in Concord, New Hampshire before majoring in philosophy at the prestigious Haverford College in ...

4. Christopher Daniel Barnes

Actor | The Little Mermaid

Christopher Daniel Barnes was born on November 7, 1972 in Portland, Maine, USA. He is an actor, known for The Little Mermaid (1989), Spider-Man (1994), The Brady Bunch Movie (1995) and A Very Brady Sequel (1996). Barnes moved to New York when he was eight years old, where he began his acting career...

5. Andrea Martin

Actress | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Andrea Martin was born on January 15, 1947 in Portland, Maine, USA as Andrea Louise Martin. She is an actress and writer, known for My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016) and Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001).

6. Victoria Rowell

Actress | Dumb and Dumber

Victoria Rowell is an award-winning actress, international lecturer, holds two 'honorary' doctorates - a teacher, advocate, mother, and former foster youth. She has been recognized by 193 members of Congress for advocacy work on behalf of education, arts, foster and adoptive youth and parents as ...

7. Linda Lavin

Actress | Alice

Born in Portland, Maine to a musically-inclined family (her mother was once an opera singer) and on stage from the age of 5, singer/actress Linda Lavin graduated from The College of William and Mary with a theatre degree. She pounded the New York pavements in the early 1960s searching for work ...

8. Phyllis Thaxter

Actress | Superman

This warm and winning, very non-theatrical brunette was born Phyllis St. Felix Thaxter in Portland, Maine, on November 20, 1919. The daughter of Maine Supreme Court Justice Sidney Thaxter, her acting talent came from her mother's side, who was a one-time Shakespearean actress. Phyllis was educated ...

9. Greg Finley

Actor | The Flash

Greg Finley was born on December 22, 1984 in Portland, Maine, USA as Gregory Finley. He is an actor and writer, known for The Flash (2014), Summer Someday and Star-Crossed (2014).

10. Dorothy Appleby

Actress | North of Nome

This pretty, apple-cheeked brunette was in many supporting roles in many 1930s and 1940s films. She is best remembered as a supporting player in Columbia two-reel comedies, opposite such legends as the Three Stooges, Buster Keaton, Andy Clyde, and Harry Langdon. Dorothy made her stage debut at the ...

11. Francis Ford

Actor | Crimson Shoals

Elder brother of the director John Ford and himself a screen director (and John's erstwhile mentor) until the advent of sound. He had also acted in his own films and those of other directors, but turned to acting exclusively circa 1929. As actor, he would provide convincing portrayals of men of ...

12. Brian Cousins

Actor | Mandroid

Brian Cousins was born on May 9, 1959 in Portland, Maine, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Mandroid (1993), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) and Invisible: The Chronicles of Benjamin Knight (1993).

13. James Flavin

Actor | King Kong

Although he graduated from West Point, James Flavin decided on an acting career instead of the military. After touring with several stock and repertory companies, he arrived in Hollywood and broke into films in the early 1930s. A fast-talking, granite-jawed Irishman, Flavin appeared in hundreds of ...

14. Jeff Davis

Actor | American Assassin

Jeff Davis was born on March 31, 1964 in Portland, Maine, USA as Jeffrey John Davis. He is an actor and producer, known for American Assassin (2017), Lethal Weapon (2016) and Station 19 (2018). He has been married to Rosana since November 15, 1995. They have two children.

15. Kevin Eastman

Writer | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Kevin Eastman was born on May 30, 1962 in Portland, Maine, USA as Kevin Brooks Eastman. He is a writer and actor, known for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991). He has been married to ...

16. Bob Marley

Actor | The Boondock Saints

Bob Marley was born in Portland, Maine, USA as Robert Cochrane Marley Jr. He is a writer and actor, known for The Boondock Saints (1999), The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009) and Guinness World Champ (2011).

17. Ann McDonough

Actress | The Mothman Prophecies

Ann McDonough was born on April 21, 1949 in Portland, Maine, USA as Ann Folan McDonough. She is an actress, known for The Mothman Prophecies (2002), Moonstruck (1987) and Deceived (1991). She has been married to Jack Gilpin since December 14, 1985. They have three children.

18. Katie MacNichol

Actress | Bamboozled

Katie MacNichol was born on April 11, 1967 in Portland, Maine, USA as Kathleen Ann MacNichol. She is an actress, known for Bamboozled (2000), The Practice (1997) and Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001). She has been married to Bruce Turk since 2000. They have two children.

19. Nick Wyman

Actor | Die Hard: With a Vengeance

Nick Wyman was born on May 18, 1950 in Portland, Maine, USA. He is an actor and executive, known for Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) and Maid in Manhattan (2002).

20. Luke Sholl

Actor | Time Traveling Bong

Luke Sholl was born on September 25, 1983 in Portland, Maine, USA. He is known for his work on Time Traveling Bong (2016), Personal Trainwreck (2010) and CollegeHumor Originals (2006).

21. Tawny Little

Actress | Money Talks

Tawny Little was born on September 15, 1956 in Portland, Maine, USA as Tawny Elaine Godin. She is an actress, known for Money Talks (1997), Rocky II (1979) and V (1984).

22. Michael Cooke Kendrick

Actor | Looking for an Echo

Michael Cooke Kendrick was born on March 2, 1983 in Portland, Maine, USA. He is an actor, known for Looking for an Echo (2000), Celebrity Ghost Stories (2008) and Celebrity Close Calls (2010).

23. James Greer

Writer | Unsane

In addition to his career as a screenwriter, Greer has published two novels, Artificial Light (Little House on the Bowery/Akashic, 2006) and The Failure (Akashic, 2010). Artificial Light won a California Book Award Silver Medal for First Fiction. In 2013 Greer released his first book of short ...

24. Amber Grace

Actress | Away

Amber was born in Portland, Maine and still thinks of Maine as home.

in 2014 Amber starred in her first short film, 'Away', by Dom Fera while attending NYU for Educational Theater.

Amber's work on 'Away' scored her the leading role in Dana Brawer's, 'The Red Card', in 2014.

Amber received the Acting ...

25. Rudy Germane

Actor | The Doris Day Show

Rudy Germane was born on March 24, 1910 in Portland, Maine, USA. He was an actor, known for The Doris Day Show (1968). He died on March 28, 1997 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

26. Harry Brown

Writer | A Place in the Sun

Moved to Mexico in the early 1960's to write several novels, living for almost fifteen years in Guanajuato.

27. Evan Shafran

Get Out

Evan Shafran is originally from Portland Maine. He moved to New York at the end of the summer of 2001. His Father Jeffrey Shafran still lives in Portland. His mother was Theda Shafran, she was the person who got him started in the performing arts at the age of 7. She passed away on May 7th 1997 and...

28. James Cagney IV

Actor | Nyarlathotep

James Cagney IV was born on July 13, 1963 in Portland, Maine, USA. He is an actor, known for Nyarlathotep (2001) and Twelve Steps Outside (2002). He has been married to Liza Jabar since 1990.

29. Kate J. Cochran

Actress | Death World

Kate Cochran is an actress and fashion model, represented by Lucid Models, in Brandon, MS. She was born Kathryn Joan Cochran in Portland, Maine, and subsequently resided in Hawaii, Georgia, and Mississippi. She has been acting and dancing locally since a young age, and recently began acting in film...

30. Jim Hanson

Producer | Doctor Hackenstein

Jim Hanson was born on February 14, 1952 in Portland, Maine, USA. He is a producer and actor, known for Doctor Hackenstein (1988), Witchcraft II: The Temptress (1989) and Tale of Two Sisters (1989).

31. Mike Dinsmore

Actor | Hunter and the Hunted

Mike Dinsmore was born on December 16, 1967 in Portland, Maine, USA. He is known for his work on Hunter and the Hunted (2016), Through the Ashes (2019) and The Infinity Project (2018). He died on November 14, 2019 in Salinas, California, USA.

32. Ruth Tompson

Animation Department | The Lord of the Rings

Ruth Tompson was born on July 22, 1910 in Portland, Maine, USA as Ruth Irene Tompson. She is known for her work on The Lord of the Rings (1978), Metamorphoses (1978) and Popeye the Sailor (1960).

33. Macka Foley

Actor | Ghost

Macka Foley was born on January 2, 1951 in Portland, Maine, USA as Martin Foley. He is known for his work on Ghost (1990), Parker Lewis Can't Lose (1990) and Death House (1988). He died on August 3, 2015 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

34. Hunter Nolan

Producer | Syrup

John Hunter Nolan is an American documentary film cinematographer and director based in Brooklyn, New York. As a cinematographer, he is best known for his work on Game Changers (2019), And We Go Green (2019), The Human Element (2018), Sky Ladder (2016), Before the Flood (2016), and Racing ...

35. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Writer | Temple of Our Fathers

Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1900. (inaugural election).

36. Howie Carr

Actor | A Civil Action

Howie Carr was born on January 17, 1952 in Portland, Maine, USA as Howard Luis Carr. He is an actor, known for A Civil Action (1998), Beacon Hill (2004) and Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (2005).

37. Fiona Cagney

Actress | Up Up Down Down

Fiona Cagney was born on April 4, 1997 in Portland, Maine, USA as Fiona Rose Cagney. She is an actress, known for Up Up Down Down (2009), Syndrome (2017) and Penelope: Once Upon a Time in the Woods (2014).

38. Wayne Roberts

Actor | Runaway Jury

Wayne Roberts was born on August 11, 1971 in Portland, Maine, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Runaway Jury (2003), Outta Moves (2005) and The Last Hand (2010). He was previously married to Tara McNamara.

39. Matt Paré

Writer | The 5th Quarter

Matthew Robert Paré was born in Portland, Maine, USA. He is a former catcher in the San Francisco Giants organization. During his playing career, he created sports-centric sketch comedy videos on his YouTube channel, "Homeless Minor Leaguer." People who were featured in his videos included actors, ...

40. Philip Ford

Director | Prisoners in Petticoats

Philip Ford was born on October 16, 1900 in Portland, Maine, USA as Philip Feeney. He was a director and assistant director, known for Prisoners in Petticoats (1950), Web of Danger (1947) and The Invisible Informer (1946). He died on January 12, 1976 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

41. Duke Daly

Actor | Swing Hotel

Duke Daly was born on May 25, 1909 in Portland, Maine, USA as Linwood A. Dingley. He was an actor, known for Swing Hotel (1939). He was married to Paula Stone. He died on May 13, 1943 in France.

42. Eric Michels

Actor | First the Bird Fell

Eric Michels is an American actor, born in Portland, Maine who trained at the New York University Tisch School of the Arts/Circle in the Square Theater School.

He began his career in show business at an early age when he performed magic shows for friends and family in an improvised theater in his ...

43. Melissa Randel

Actress | A Chorus Line

Melissa R. Randel is an accomplished actor, dancer, director, choreographer, theatre-maker, and educator. Most recently, Melissa starred as Stephanie Vorlicky in Suzanne Bradbeer's new play, Confederates, Silver Medallion winner of the Moss Hart Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative, at the Grove...

44. Neil Turitz

Writer | Two Ninas

Neil Turitz was born on December 18, 1970 in Portland, Maine, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Two Ninas (1999).

46. Dan Carr

Cheyenne Autumn

Dan Carr was born on February 9, 1937 in Portland, Maine, USA as Daniel Joseph Carr III. He is an actor, known for Cheyenne Autumn (1964). He was previously married to Nancy Hsueh.

47. Meghan Kelly

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones

Meghan Kelly was born on January 7, 1985 in Portland, Maine, USA. She is known for her work on Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014), Central Intelligence (2016) and Game Over, Man! (2018).

48. Elysia Richards

Actress | Everlasting

Elysia Richards was born on August 29, 1991 in Portland, Maine, USA as Kendra Richards. She is an actress, known for Everlasting (2016), Bigger Than the Beatles (2017) and Stranglehold (2014).

49. Gus Reed

Music Department | Torchy's Loud Spooker

Gus Reed was born on September 26, 1881 in Portland, Maine, USA as Harold Paul Nelson. He was an actor, known for Torchy's Loud Spooker (1933), Umpa (1933) and Odor in the Court (1934). He died on July 17, 1965 in Cherry Valley, California, USA.

50. Eric Norcross

Director | Lancaster Square

Eric Norcross is an award-winning director of film, music videos, and commercials. He started making films in 1998 as a student at the Portland Arts & Technology High School in Portland, Maine, where he won his first awards for his experimental work. He made his first narrative film, Sixteen ...


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