Birth Place Matching "The Bronx, New York, USA" (Sorted by Death Date Ascending)


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1. William Russell

Actor | The Roof Tree

Silent-film star William Russell was born in the Bronx, New York, in the late 1880s (various sources give it as 1884, 1886 and 1889). His mother, Clara, was a highly regarded stage actress. Russell studied law at Fordham University (and, some sources say, Harvard University). He started a law ...

2. Patricia Rooney

Editor | Old Loves and New

Patricia Rooney was born on December 23, 1879 in Tremont, The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Marion Bent. She was an actress and editor, known for Old Loves and New (1926), Monsieur Beaucaire (1924) and Swing! (1938). She was married to Pat Rooney. She died on July 28, 1940 in The Bronx.

3. Harry Carey

Actor | Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Born in New York City to a Judge of Special Sessions who was also president of a sewing machine company. Grew up on City Island, New York. Attended Hamilton Military Academy and turned down an appointment to West Point to attend New York Law School, where his law school classmates included future ...

4. John Tyrrell

Actor | Canal Zone

John Tyrrell entered show business at the age of 16 as half of the vaudeville dance team of Tyrrell and Mack. The act became very successful, and for the next ten years they played engagements all over the country and secured billing as featured players in the famous revue "George White's Scandals....

5. George Haggerty

Actor | Seasoned Greetings

George Haggerty (1903-1956) was a New York stage and screen actor, and also did some early television. His roles were supporting and often comedic. He appeared in a number of movie shorts, Broadway shows, and summer stock, and was a member of the Lamb's Club. In 1942 he traveled with a USO unit to ...

6. David Ledner

Citizen Kane

David Ledner was born on December 20, 1901 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Citizen Kane (1941), Destry (1954) and The Buccaneer (1958). He died on October 17, 1957 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

7. Ted Husing

Actor | To Please a Lady

Ted Husing was born on November 27, 1901 in The Bronx, New York, USA as Edward Britt Husing. He was an actor and writer, known for To Please a Lady (1950), Mr. Broadway (1933) and Queens of the Court (1946). He was married to Iris Lemerise, Celia Ryland and Helen Maude Gifford (Bubs Gelderman). He ...

8. Frank Lovejoy

Actor | In a Lonely Place

Square-jawed, intense, no-nonsense Frank Lovejoy played a succession of detectives, street cops, reporters, soldiers and such over his career. Born in the Bronx, New York, in 1912, he worked on Wall Street as a teenager, but the Great Stock Market Crash of 1929 cost him his job, and to make ends ...

9. Rudolph Sternad

Production Designer | Judgment at Nuremberg

Worked on more than twenty films with producer-director Stanley Kramer.

10. Arthur Stander

Writer | It's Always Jan

Technically, he's the creator of The Andy Griffith Show (1960), since he wrote The Danny Thomas Show: Danny Meets Andy Griffith (1960).

11. Arnold Manoff

Writer | No Minor Vices

Blacklisted during the McCarthy era. Wrote for Naked City (1958) and The Defenders (1961) TV series under the name "Joel Carpenter".

12. J. Stuart Blackton Jr.

Assistant Director | The Blood Barrier

J. Stuart Blackton Jr. was born on November 6, 1897 in The Bronx, New York, USA as James Stuart Blackton Jr. He was an assistant director and actor, known for The Blood Barrier (1920), Narcotic (1933) and Maniac (1934). He died on December 16, 1968 in Lincoln City, Oregon, USA.

13. Mitzi Green

Actress | The Marriage Playground

Mitzi Green, also known as Mitze Green, was born Elizabeth Keno in The Bronx on October 22, 1920. At age 3, she began appearing in her parents' vaudeville act. In the early 1930s, she starred in several popular films with Paramount Pictures, including Tom Sawyer (1930) and Huckleberry Finn (1931). ...

14. Herbert Holcombe

Actor | Project X

Herbert Holcombe was born on November 3, 1904 in The Bronx, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Project X (1949), Madame Spy (1934) and Dark Shadows (1966). He died on October 15, 1970 in Essex, New Jersey, USA.

15. Margaret Bourke-White

Camera Department | American Playhouse

Margaret Bourke-White was born on June 14, 1904 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Margaret White. She is known for her work on American Playhouse (1981), Of All Things (1956) and Who Said That? (1948). She was married to Erskine Caldwell and Everett Chapman. She died on August 27, 1971 ...

17. Christopher Dark

Actor | The Time Tunnel

Christopher Dark was born on April 21, 1920 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Alfred Francis DeLeo. He was an actor, known for The Time Tunnel (1966), World Without End (1956) and Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958). He was married to Eleanor Dark. He died on October 10, 1971 in Hollywood...

18. Ernest W. Johnson

Actor | Street of Sin

Ernest W. Johnson was born on July 8, 1897 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Ernest William Johnson. He was an actor, known for Street of Sin (1928). He died on June 11, 1972 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

19. Bobby Darin

Soundtrack | Come September

Walden Robert Cassotto, nicknamed "Bobby", was born in The Bronx, New York, in 1936. Severe rheumatic fever as a child scarred his heart and led to an overprotected and pampered childhood. He was the focal point of a family that fostered and encouraged his love of music. His music career started ...

20. Sal Mineo

Actor | Rebel Without a Cause

Salvatore (Sal) Mineo Jr. was born to Josephine and Sal Sr. (a casket maker), who emigrated to the U.S. from Sicily. His siblings were Michael, Victor and Sarina. Sal was thrown out of parochial school and, by age eight, was a member of a street gang in a tough Bronx neighborhood. His mother ...

21. William Anderson

Actor | Forbidden Grass

William Anderson was born on June 7, 1918 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as William David Anderson. He was an actor, known for Forbidden Grass (1928), The Bar Sinister (1917) and Vengeance of the Deep (1923). He died on January 23, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

22. Paul Governali

Actor | Triple Threat

Paul Governali was born on January 5, 1921 in The Bronx, New York, USA as Paul Vincent Governali. He was an actor, known for Triple Threat (1948). He died on February 14, 1978 in San Diego, California, USA.

23. Ben Winkler

Sound Department | D.O.A.

24. Eugene Anderson Jr.

Assistant Director | The Fearmakers

Eugene Anderson Jr. was born on May 28, 1922 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Eugene Randolph Anderson Jr. He was an actor and assistant director, known for The Fearmakers (1958), New Faces (1954) and Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957). He died on May 5, 1979 in Los Angeles, ...

25. Jerry Sackheim

Writer | The Trespasser

American screenwriter of second features for republic, Universal and Columbia in the 1940's. Later active in television. Married Hollywood star Evelyn Brent.

26. Paddy Chayefsky

Writer | Network

Author, producer and composer who earned a Bachelor of Science degree from CCNY, then a Purple Heart during World War II while serving in the US Army. Joining ASCAP in 1955, his chief musical collaborators included George Bassman and Harry Warren. His popular-song compositions include "Marty" and "...

29. Bella Bruck

Actress | Alligator

Bella Bruck was born on December 11, 1911 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Bella G. Solomon. She was an actress, known for Alligator (1980), The Cheap Detective (1978) and Mannix (1967). She was married to James Melvin Jones. She died on April 5, 1982 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

30. Vic Morrow

Actor | Combat!

Vic Morrow was born in the Bronx, New York, to Jean (Kress) and Harry Morrow, an electrical engineer. His parents were Russian Jewish immigrants. Morrow dropped out of high school at 17 to join the U.S. Navy. When he left the Navy, he used the G.I. Bill to study pre-law at Florida State. While ...

31. George A. Vergara

Self | To Tell the Truth

George A. Vergara was born on March 18, 1901 in The Bronx, New York, USA. He was married to Allys Dwyer. He died on August 13, 1982 in Montrose, New York.

32. Kevin O'Leary

Actor | Passages from James Joyce's Finnegans Wake

Kevin O'Leary was born on February 18, 1940 in The Bronx, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Passages from James Joyce's Finnegans Wake (1966). He died on September 16, 1982 in Buffalo, New York.

33. Harris Berger

Actor | Newsboys' Home

Harris Franklin Berger grew up in the Bronx, New York in the 1920s, along with his brother Arthur who was 8 years his senior. His father Jack was an optometrist who had grown up on the lower East Side of Manhattan. His mother Millie, while a citizen of the United States, had been born in ...

34. William J. Daprato

Actor | The Faking of the President

William J. Daprato was born on September 22, 1921 in The Bronx, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Faking of the President (1976), Easy Money (1983) and The Stone Killer (1973). He died on November 30, 1983.

35. Tony Page

Actor | No Place to Hide

Tony Page began his movie career in 1970 landing his first supporting role as Tommy Trafler in the independent film, No Place To Hide(aka Rebel) along side with Sylvester Stallone's first feature. Tony then managed to get his Screen Actors Guild (SAG) card thanks to the help of the late Michael V. ...

36. Al Schacht

Self | Toast of the Town

Al Schacht was born on November 11, 1892 in The Bronx, New York, USA. He died on July 14, 1984 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

37. Howland Chamberlain

Actor | The Best Years of Our Lives

Howland Chamberlain was born on August 2, 1911 in The Bronx, New York, USA as Howland Chamberlin. He was an actor, known for The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) and Electric Dreams (1984). He died on September 1, 1984 in Oakland, California, USA.

38. John Whitney

Actor | Fog Island

John Whitney was born on March 14, 1918 in The Bronx, New York, USA as John Mathias Haffen. He was an actor and editor, known for Fog Island (1945), Calcutta (1946) and 77 Sunset Strip (1958). He was married to Marjorie Reynolds and Louise Currie. He died on May 4, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, ...

39. Sal Scoppa Jr.

Production Manager | Love Story

40. Howard Rodman

Writer | Naked City

Father-in-law of Anne Friedberg.

43. Paul Newmark

Actor | Heartaches

Paul Newmark was born on June 15, 1905 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Heartaches (1981) and Don't Change My World (1983). He died on January 24, 1988 in Broward, Florida, USA.

45. Dennis Day

Actor | Music in Manhattan

Always bright and beaming from ear to ear, Irish singer Dennis Day's name and career remains synonymous with that of Jack Benny's, working with the star comedian on radio and TV for the entire duration. It was Jack who gave him his break in 1939 and Jack who kept him employed as a singer and naive ...

46. Irene Anders

Actress | Man Crazy

Irene Anders was born on June 4, 1929 in The Bronx, New York, USA as Ida Schwartz. She was an actress, known for Man Crazy (1953), Highway Patrol (1955) and Lux Video Theatre (1950). She died on December 7, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

47. Richard S. Castellano

Actor | The Godfather

Bronx born, stocky Italian-American actor who only appeared in a handful of films, yet earned some degree of immortality for his role as the loyal Corleone capo "Peter Clemenza" teaching Al Pacino how to shoot a crooked police captain in the iconic gangster film The Godfather (1972). He was ...

48. Christine Jorgensen

Writer | The Christine Jorgensen Story

George William Jorgensen, a Danish-American army veteran, wiped the news about the successful testing of the H-Bomb off of the front page of newspapers when - after a two-year hiatus in Denmark - he returned to the United States in late 1952 as Christine Jorgensen. George-Christine was not the ...

49. Dick Vorisek

Sound Department | All That Jazz

50. Morris Levy

Soundtrack | Goodfellas

Morris Levy was born on August 27, 1927 in The Bronx, New York, USA as Moishe Levy. He died on May 21, 1990 in Ghent, New York.


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