Birth Place Matching "Van Nuys, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Charles Martin Smith

Director | Dolphin Tale

Charles Martin Smith is an American film actor, writer, and director. Born in Van Nuys, California, Smith was discovered by a talent agent while acting in a school play, usually a rare occurrence. After a few years of working in film, he landed the role of Terry "Toad" Fields in George Lucas' 1973 ...

2. Cindy Williams

Actress | American Graffiti

Cindy Williams was born Cynthia Williams in Van Nuys, California on August 22, 1947. The Leo is 5'4" and, during her first years on Laverne & Shirley (1976), weighed a dainty 105 lbs. The brown haired, blue-eyed female was born the daughter of Francesca Bellini and Beachard Williams. Her family...

3. Johnny Whitaker

Actor | Tom Sawyer

Johnny Whitaker was born on December 13, 1959 in Van Nuys, California, USA as John Orson Whitaker Jr. He is an actor, known for Tom Sawyer (1973), The Biscuit Eater (1972) and Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (1973). He was previously married to Symbria Wright.

4. Julie Brown

Actress | Medusa: Dare to Be Truthful

Julie Brown was born on August 31, 1954 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Julie Ann Brown. She is an actress and producer, known for Medusa: Dare to Be Truthful (1991), Clueless (1995) and Earth Girls Are Easy (1988). She was previously married to Ken Rathjen and Terrence E. McNally.

5. Mary Beth McDonough

Actress | The Waltons

Mary Beth McDonough was born on May 4, 1961 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Mary Elizabeth McDonough. She is an actress and writer, known for The Waltons (1971), Mortuary (1983) and The West Wing (1999). She has been married to Don since June 4, 2011. She was previously married to Rob Wickstrom.

6. America Olivo

Actress | Chicago P.D.

America Olivo was born on January 5, 1978 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Ameríca Athene Olivo. She is an actress and producer, known for Chicago P.D. (2014), Bitch Slap (2009) and Friday the 13th (2009). She has been married to Christian Campbell since July 5, 2009. They have one child.

7. Gary Lockwood

Actor | 2001: A Space Odyssey

Gary Lockwood was born in Van Nuys, California. He attended the University of California at Los Angeles on a football scholarship.

He began his career as a movie stuntman, and a stand-in for Anthony Perkins, prior to his acting debut in 1959 in an uncredited bit role in Warlock (1959). He also ...

8. Kristen Cloke

Actress | Space: Above and Beyond

Kristen Cloke was born September 2 in Van Nuys, California. She attended California State University, Northridge. Her first feature film role was the female lead in Megaville (1990), opposite Billy Zane. She is best known from her role as Shane Vansen in the television series Space: Above and Beyond...

9. Camryn Grimes

Actress | The Young and the Restless

Camryn Grimes was born on January 7, 1990 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Camryn Elizabeth Grimes. She is an actress and producer, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), Swordfish (2001) and Magic Mike (2012).

10. Robert Torti

Actor | She's the Man

Robert Torti was born on October 22, 1961 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Robert Felix Torti. He is an actor, known for She's the Man (2006), The Game Plan (2007) and Race to Witch Mountain (2009). He has been married to DeLee Lively since June 24, 1999. They have three children. He was previously ...

11. Jake Richardson

Actor | Jay and Silent Bob Reboot

Jake Richardson was born on February 20, 1985 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Jacob Matthew Richardson. He is an actor, known for Jay and Silent Bob Reboot (2019), Clerks II (2006) and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001).

12. Dennis Burkley

Actor | Hollywood Homicide

Dennis Burkley was born on September 10, 1945 in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, USA as Dennis Henry Burkely. He was an actor and director, known for Hollywood Homicide (2003), Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992) and Tin Cup (1996). He was married to Laura Leigh Alderdice. He died on July 14, 2013...

13. Zen Gesner

Actor | The Ringer

Zen Gesner was born on June 23, 1970 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Zen Brant Gesner. He is an actor and producer, known for The Ringer (2005), Dumb and Dumber (1994) and Fever Pitch (2005). He has been married to Cynthia Farrelly Gesner since 1995. They have three children.

14. Jon Peters

Producer | A Star Is Born

Peters made his Hollywood debut in Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments (1956) as the boy on the donkey crossing the Red Sea. He went on to be a hard-case kid who spent his formative years in and out of reform school. Peters entered the family business of hairdressing at age 14. Armed with an ...

15. Griff Furst

Actor | The Magnificent Seven

Griff Furst was born on September 17, 1981 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Griffith Ethan Feuerstein. He is an actor and producer, known for The Magnificent Seven (2016), Banshee (2013) and I Love You Phillip Morris (2009). He has been married to Angela Meredith Furst since July 3, 2011.

16. Tracey Birdsall

Actress | Rogue Warrior: Robot Fighter

Tracey Birdsall was born in Van Nuys, California, the youngest of three daughters born to Ronald Birdsall and Carol Birdsall (born Carol Stone). She was raised in Southern California and is primarily of British and European descent. Bert Lewis, the famous Walt Disney composer, was her ...

17. Porscha Coleman

Actress | You Can't Fight Christmas

Porscha Coleman is an American actress, singer, dancer, and TV host, who is best known for her recurring television role as Erica Willis on The Parkers, Rachel in the Disney Channel Original Movie Pixel Perfect, and on MTV's improvisation show Wild 'n Out. She attended Millikan Middle School ...

18. Arch Hall Jr.

Actor | Eegah

Arch Hall Jr. was born on December 2, 1943 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Archibald W. Hall. He is an actor, known for Eegah (1962), The Sadist (1963) and The Choppers (1961).

19. Mitchell Gaylord

Stunts | Batman Forever

Mitch Gaylord first thrilled the world in 1984 when he led the United States Olympic gymnastics team to its Gold Medal victory. In addition to being the first American Gymnast in history to score a Perfect "10", Mitch went on to capture a Silver medal for Vaulting and two Bronze medals for Rings ...

20. Herbie Baez

Actor | BeetleBorgs

Herbie Baez was born on October 16, 1983 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Herbert David Baez. He is an actor, known for BeetleBorgs (1996), Curse of the ShadowBorg (1997) and Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue (2000).

21. Dan Stanton

Actor | Good Morning, Vietnam

Dan Stanton was born on December 22, 1952 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Dan Richard Stanton. He is an actor, known for Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) and Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990).

22. Don Stanton

Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Don Stanton was born on December 22, 1952 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Don Edward Stanton. He is an actor, known for Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) and Good Morning, Vietnam (1987).

23. Patrice Jennings

Actress | Society

Patrice Jennings was born on November 9, 1966 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Patrice Lynn Jennings. She is an actress, known for Society (1989), What I Like About You (2002) and Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990). She has been married to Darin Rado since June 16, 2013. She was previously married to Tony ...

24. Russell Carpenter

Cinematographer | Avatar 2

Russell Carpenter was born on December 9, 1950 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Russell Paul Carpenter. He is known for his work on Avatar 2 (2021), Titanic (1997) and Ant-Man (2015).

25. Diane Warren

Soundtrack | Armageddon

Diane was born in Van Nuys, California, USA on September 7, 1956 to parents David and Flora Warren. She become a prolific writer in her neighborhood, writing songs every day and eventually surpassing 1,000 of them. Her dad (an insurance salesman) took Diane to see publishers who said she had ...

26. Taylor Kowalski

Actor | Snowfall

Taylor Kowalski was born on July 5, 1988 in Van Nuys, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Snowfall (2017), Homeland (2011) and The Detour (2016).

27. Angelica Cassidy

Actress | Rollercoaster

Angelica Cassidy was born in Woodland Hills, California, and raised in Minnesota. She was a child actress, working in film, television, commercials and theater. She spent most of her high school years mastering musical theater and classical vocal training.

At age 17, Angelica returned to California,...

28. Nick Hogan

Actor | Masterminds

Nick Hogan was born on July 27, 1990 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Nicholas Allan Bollea. He is an actor, known for Masterminds (2012), Kill Katie Malone (2010) and Remainder (2005).

29. Riki Rachtman

Actor | Mystery Men

Riki Rachtman was born on June 15, 1965 in Van Nuys, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Mystery Men (1999), Wild Roomies (2004) and Rebel Highway (1994).

30. Helen Wallace

Actress | Matinee Theatre

Helen Wallace was born on October 23, 1889 in Van Nuys, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Matinee Theatre (1955), The Midnight Story (1957) and The Twilight Zone (1959). She died on December 17, 1970 in New York City, New York, USA.

31. Mary LeGault

Actress | Life on Top

Mary LeGault was born on January 22, 1987 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Mary Alice Gray LeGault. She is an actress and cinematographer, known for Life on Top (2009), Forbidden Science (2009) and Preacher Six.

32. Scott Curtis

Actor | Cameron's Closet

Scott Curtis was born on May 5, 1976 in Van Nuys, California, USA as John Scott Curtis. He is an actor, known for Cameron's Closet (1988), Cranium Command (1989) and Santa Barbara (1984). He has been married to Jennie Curtis since April 9, 2005.

34. BJ McDonnell

Camera Department | Ant-Man

BJ McDonnell is a Director and motion picture camera operator. He is a member of the DGA , ICG Local 600 , and SAG.

In 2008, McDonnell won a Telly award for cinematography and camera operation.

IN 2012, after shooting the first two entries in the "Hatchet" horror film series, McDonnell took the ...

35. Magda Harout

Actress | Baggage Claim

Magda Harout was born on April 22, 1926 in Van Nuys, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Baggage Claim (2013), The Golden Girls (1985) and Quantum Leap (1989).

36. Neriah Davis

Actress | Married with Children

On October 12, 1972, Neriah Davis was born in Southern California to two fun- loving "hippie" parents from the 60's. Raised in a simple lifestyle in Northern California until the age of 18, Neriah did not have a TV in the town of 300 where she grew up. A simple farming life with no electricity was ...

37. Kevin Mitnick

Hackers

Kevin Mitnick is the world's most famous hacker, global bestselling author, and the top cybersecurity keynote speaker. He was the most elusive computer break-in artist in history. Once one of the FBI's Most Wanted, because he went on an 'electronic joyride' during which he hacked into more than 40 ...

38. Robert R. Cargill

Director | Ancient Qumran: A Virtual Reality Tour

Dr. Robert R. Cargill was born in Van Nuys, California to Leonard and Sharon Cargill (née Costáles) on Feb 22, 1973 (Pisces, Ox). He is of Basque and Spanish descent on his mother's side, and (northern) Italian on his father's side, with the Cargill name being of Scottish origin. His family soon ...

39. Todd Zeile

Actor | Zookeeper

Todd Zeile was born on September 9, 1965 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Todd Edward Zeile. He is a producer and actor, known for Zookeeper (2011), Anger Management (2012) and Miracle of San Quentin. He was previously married to Julianne McNamara.

40. Ken Weiler

Actor | CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Ken Weiler was born on January 11, 1967 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Kenneth Lee Weiner. He is an actor and producer, known for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), Days of Our Lives (1965) and Grey's Anatomy (2005).

41. Annette Zilinskas

Actress | Lovedolls Superstar

Singer and bass player Annette Zilinskas was born on November 6, 1962 in Van Nuys, California. She grew up in Southern California. Annette was the original bassist for the Bangles from 1981 to 1983. Zilinskas plays both bass and harmonica on the group's self-titled debut EP. She left the Bangles in...

42. Don Drysdale

Actor | The Greatest American Hero

Don Drysdale was born on July 23, 1936 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Donald Scott Drysdale. He was an actor, known for The Greatest American Hero (1981), Then Came Bronson (1969) and The Red Skelton Hour (1951). He was married to Ann Meyers and Ginger Drysdale. He died on July 3, 1993 in Montréal...

44. Lance Warlock

Composer | 3 Days Rising

Lance Warlock was born on November 10, 1968 in Van Nuys, California, USA. He is a composer and actor, known for 3 Days Rising, A Deadly Place and The Evil Down the Street (2019). He has been married to Dana Warlock since April 8, 1992. They have three children.

45. Rachel Coleman

Actress | Signing Time!

Rachel Coleman was born on October 9, 1974 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Rachel Lee de Azevedo. She is an actress and producer, known for Signing Time! (2002), Signing Time! Sentences (2015) and Rachel & the TreeSchoolers (2012). She has been married to Aaron Coleman since July 30, 1996. They...

46. Brandon Boyd

Soundtrack | Stealth

Brandon Boyd was born on February 15, 1976 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Brandon Charles Boyd.

47. Regina Waldon

Actress | The Fog

Regina Waldon was born on February 7, 1908 in Van Nuys, California, USA. She was an actress, known for The Fog (1980), Electric Dreams (1984) and Time After Time (1979). She died on November 17, 2001 in San Rafael, California.

48. Jenna Hagel

Camera Department | The Fare

Jenna Hagel was born on November 29, 1980 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Jenna Alexandra Hagel. She is known for her work on The Fare (2018), Baselines and The Black Ghiandola (2017).

49. Connor Garelick

Actor | Elyse

Connor Morris Garelick was born August 7, 1991 in Van Nuys, California, to Debra Lynn (Prizer) and David Scott Garelick, who owns three distinct companies in the entertainment industry: Global Business Management, Global Tax & Accounting and Global Financial Advisory Services. Connor is a ...

50. Amy Moessinger

Actress | Murder, She Wrote

Amy Moessinger was born on February 4, 1969 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Amy Elizabeth Moessinger. She is an actress, known for Murder, She Wrote (1984), Simon & Simon (1981) and Quincy M.E. (1976).


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