Birth Place Matching "Santa Monica, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Ryan Hurst

Actor | Remember the Titans

Ryan Hurst was born on June 19, 1976 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Ryan Douglas Hurst. He is an actor and production manager, known for Remember the Titans (2000), The Ladykillers (2004) and We Were Soldiers (2002). He has been married to Molly Cookson since May 8, 2005.

2. Josh Brolin

Actor | No Country for Old Men

Rugged features and a natural charm have worked for Josh Brolin, the son of actor James Brolin. He has played roles as a policeman, a hunter, and the President of the United States.

Brolin was born February 12, 1968 in Santa Monica, California, to Jane Cameron (Agee), a Texas-born wildlife activist,...

3. Christina Ricci

Actress | Casper

Precocious, outspoken child-teen starlet of the 1990s, Christina Ricci was born in 1980 in Santa Monica, California, the youngest of four children of Sarah (Murdoch), a realtor, and Ralph Ricci, a lawyer and therapist. She is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, and Scots-Irish ...

4. Cameron Monaghan

Actor | Gotham

Cameron Monaghan was born in Santa Monica, California.

Cameron's debut TV role as "Winthrop Paroo" in The Music Man (2003) was originally played by Ron Howard in The Music Man (1962).

Cameron began his acting career at 5 years old in commercials. At age 7, he began appearing on stage as Stuart Little...

5. Lou Ferrigno Jr.

Actor | S.W.A.T.

Lou Ferrigno Jr. is an American actor and improvisational comedian. After beginning his career in entertainment as a fitness model, Ferrigno found his way to roles in commercials, Tv, and films. He's best known for his work on How I Met Your Mother (2013), Teen Wolf (2014), and Battlefield: Rush (...

6. Robert Redford

Actor | The Natural

Charles Robert Redford, Jr. was born on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, to Martha (Hart), from Texas, and Charles Robert Redford, an accountant for Standard Oil, who was originally from Connecticut. He is of English, Scottish, Cornish, and Irish ancestry. Robert's mother died in 1955,...

7. Ryan Paevey

Actor | General Hospital

Ryan started modeling in high school and has, with a few breaks, been shooting ever since. In 2012, he appeared in Christina Aguilera's "Your Body" music video, which shows Aguilera taking control against a male dominated society.

Ryan debuted on the ABC soap opera, General Hospital (1963), on ...

8. Mariska Hargitay

Actress | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Mariska (Ma-rish-ka) Magdolna Hargitay was born on January 23, 1964, in Santa Monica, California. Her parents are Mickey Hargitay and Jayne Mansfield. She is the youngest of their three children. In June 1967, Mariska and her brothers Zoltan and Mickey Jr. were in the back seat of a car when it was...

9. Carly Chaikin

Actress | Mr. Robot

Carly Hannah Chaikin (born March 26, 1990) is an American actress. She began acting in 2009 and received her breakout role two years later, co-starring as Dalia Royce in the ABC sitcom Suburgatory. She played the role until the series' cancellation in 2014, and one year later began playing the role...

10. Sean Penn

Actor | Mystic River

Sean Penn is a powerhouse film performer capable of intensely moving work, who has gone from strength to strength during a colourful film career, and who has drawn much media attention for his stormy private life and political viewpoints.

Sean Justin Penn was born in Los Angeles, California, the ...

11. Alison Eastwood

Actress | Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Alison Eastwood was born on May 22, 1972 in Santa Monica, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997), Absolute Power (1997) and Space Cowboys (2000). She has been married to Stacy Poitras since March 15, 2013. She was previously married...

12. Laura Dern

Actress | Jurassic Park

Laura Dern was born on February 10, 1967 in Los Angeles, the daughter of actors Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd. Dern was exposed to movie sets and the movie industry from infancy, and obtained several bit parts as a child. Her parents divorced when Dern was two and Dern lost contact with her father for ...

13. Andrea Savage

Actress | I'm Sorry

Andrea Savage was born on February 20, 1973 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Andrea Kristen Savage. She is an actress and writer, known for I'm Sorry (2017), Veep (2012) and Step Brothers (2008).

14. Sean Astin

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Sean Patrick Astin (né Duke; February 25, 1971) is an American actor, voice actor, director, producer, author, runner and political activist who is well known for his film debut portraying Mikey in Steven Spielberg's The Goonies (1985), for playing the title role in the critically acclaimed Rudy (...

15. Anjelica Huston

Actress | The Witches

Anjelica Huston was born on July 8, 1951 in Santa Monica, California, to prima ballerina Enrica "Ricki" (Soma) and director and actor John Huston. Her mother, who was from New York, was of Italian descent, and her father had English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish ancestry. Huston spent most of her ...

16. Tobey Maguire

Actor | Brothers

Tobias Vincent Maguire was born in Santa Monica, California. His parents were 18 and 20, and not yet married, when he was born. His mother, Wendy (Brown), did advertising, publicity, and acting in Hollywood for years as she coached and managed Tobey. His father, Vincent Maguire, was a cook and ...

17. Amber Tamblyn

Actress | The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Amber Rose Tamblyn was born May 14, 1983 in Santa Monica, California. Amber caught an agent's eye at the age of ten after a performance in "Pippi Longstocking". She has appeared in Live Nude Girls (1995) and Johnny Mysto: Boy Wizard (1997). In addition, her most popular role has been the role of "...

18. Bill Irwin

Actor | Rachel Getting Married

Bill Irwin was born on April 11, 1950, in Santa Monica, California, to Elizabeth (Mills), a teacher, and Horace G. Irwin, an aerospace engineer. He is the oldest of three children, and is of English, Irish, and German descent. Irwin spent a year in Belfast, Northern Ireland, as an exchange student....

19. Alexis Ren

Actress | Deported

Alexis René Glabach is an American model and internet celebrity. She was Maxim's cover girl for the August 2017 issue, is a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Rookie for 2018, and has 12.8 million followers on Instagram. Alexis Ren was born on November 23, 1996 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Alexis ...

20. Tyler Posey

Actor | Teen Wolf

Tyler was born in Santa Monica, California, and lives in the Los Angeles area with his two dogs. He is the son of Cyndi Garcia (1959-2014) and actor/writer John Posey. He is of Mexican (mother) and British Isles (father) descent. Tyler developed an early interest in the arts, and began his acting ...

21. Rosabell Laurenti Sellers

Actress | The Whistleblower

Rosabell Laurenti Sellers grew up in New York City, first performing at the legendary East Village experimental theater club La MaMa. As a child, with her Italian father and American mother, she moved to Rome, Italy where she grew and flourished as a young actress in film and television. Rosabell ...

22. Aubrey Anderson-Emmons

Actress | Modern Family

Aubrey Anderson-Emmons was born in Santa Monica, California, USA. She is an actress, best known for Modern Family (2009) in which she plays the adopted daughter of Mitchell Pritchett and Cameron Tucker. She also had a role Distance (2014): The story of a man about to embark on a journey of ...

23. Sara Gilbert

Producer | Roseanne

Sara Gilbert was born on January 29, 1975, as Sara Rebecca Abeles at St. John's Hospital and Health Center in Santa Monica, California, to Harold and Barbara Abeles. Barbara was previously married to the late Paul Gilbert. At the age of six, when Sara saw her sister Melissa Gilbert get a star on ...

24. Hannah Marks

Actress | Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Hannah Marks is an actress and filmmaker who was named one of Rolling Stone's 25 under 25 Artists Changing the World in 2017. Her first feature After Everything (2018) FKA Shotgun as co-writer/director premiered to rave reviews at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival where Hannah was also nominated for the ...

25. Adam Goldberg

Actor | Saving Private Ryan

An actor with a talent for mining the neuroses of his characters for both comedic and dramatic effect and a filmmaker adept at exploring the philosophical questions at the heart of the human experience, Adam Goldberg has solidified his position as a versatile and unique talent.

Goldberg was born in ...

26. Lorenzo Lamas

Actor | Grease

Lorenzo Fernando Lamas was born in Santa Monica, California, the son of actors Arlene Dahl and Fernando Lamas. His father was Argentinian and his mother was American, of Norwegian descent. Lorenzo was raised in Pacific Palisades, California. In 1968, his family moved to New York. He attended ...

27. Martin Starr

Actor | Freaks and Geeks

Martin Starr was born on July 30, 1982 in Santa Monica, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Freaks and Geeks (1999), Party Down (2009) and Silicon Valley (2014).

28. Geraldine Chaplin

Actress | Hable con ella

Geraldine Leigh Chaplin was born in Santa Monica, California, to Oona Chaplin (née O'Neill) and legendary entertainer Charles Chaplin (A.K.A. Charlie Chaplin). She is a granddaughter of playwright Eugene O'Neill and a great-granddaughter of stage actor James O'Neill. She attended the Royal Ballet ...

29. Miguel Ferrer

Actor | Traffic

Miguel Ferrer was born on February 7, 1955 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Miguel José Ferrer. He was an actor, known for Traffic (2000), Medical Examiners (2001) and RoboCop (1987). He was married to Lori Weintraub and Leilani Sarelle. He died on January 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

30. Morgan Lily

Actress | 2012

Morgan Lily was born on April 11, 2000 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Morgan Lily Gross. She is an actress, known for 2012 (2009), X-Men: First Class (2011) and Flipped (2010).

31. Shirley Temple

Actress | Captain January

Shirley Temple was easily the most popular and famous child star of all time. She got her start in the movies at the age of three and soon progressed to super stardom. Shirley could do it all: act, sing and dance and all at the age of five! Fans loved her as she was bright, bouncy and cheerful in ...

32. Shelley Fabares

Actress | The Donna Reed Show

Vibrant, increasingly lovely teen fave Shelley Fabares withstood the test of time by transitioning successfully into adult parts unlike many of her 1960s "teen queen" peers who faded quickly into the memory books. She was born Michele Marie Fabares on January 19, 1944, in sunny Santa Monica, ...

33. Nikki Cox

Actress | Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Born in Los Angeles on June 2, 1978, Cox expressed an interest in show business at age four. She was discovered by a prominent dance agent while taking dance classes, which led to her professional debut in the comedy film Mac and Me (1988). Dancing temporarily held center stage with appearances in ...

34. Gloria Stuart

Actress | Titanic

Gloria Stuart was born on a dining room table on 4th Street in Santa Monica, California on July 4, 1910. Her early roles as a performing artist were in plays she produced in her home as a young girl. She was the star of her senior class play at Santa Monica High School in 1927. Attending the ...

35. Ashley Zukerman

Actor | Manhattan

Ashley Zukerman was born on December 30, 1983 in Santa Monica, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Manhattan (2014), The Code (2014) and The Pacific (2010).

36. Steve Blum

Actor | Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku no tobira

With hundreds of V/O credits to his name, Veteran Voice Monkey Steve Blum is best known as the voice of "Spike Spiegel" from Cowboy Bebop, "Wolverine" from several incarnations of X-Men (animated movies, games, the Wolverine and the X-Men TV Series, The Super Hero Squad Show, X-Men Anime and more),...

37. Lana Wood

Actress | Diamonds Are Forever

Provocative and ever the temptress in her prime, the dark-maned, gorgeous Lana Wood was born Svetlana Gurdin in Santa Monica, California, the younger daughter of Nikolai Stephanovich Zakharenko and Maria Stepanovna Zudilova, émigrés of Ukrainian and Russian descent. Barely speaking comprehensible ...

38. Dan Gilroy

Writer | Nightcrawler

Dan Gilroy was born in Santa Monica, California, the son of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Frank D. Gilroy, and sculptor and writer Ruth Dorothy. His brother Tony Gilroy is a screenwriter and director; and his fraternal twin brother, John Gilroy, is a film editor. Through his father, he is of ...

39. Bob Gunton

Actor | The Shawshank Redemption

Bob Gunton was born on November 15, 1945 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Robert Patrick Gunton Jr. He is an actor, known for The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Daredevil (2015) and Mountain Top (2017). He has been married to Carey Pitts since August 26, 2006. He was previously married to Annie ...

40. Noel Gugliemi

Actor | Street Kings

Actor, Producer and Founder of independent film company Entangled Entertainment, Noel Guglielmi was raised in Los Angeles and first cast -- without a formal audition -- in a Taco Bell commercial at the age of 15.

Discovered during an acting class as a boy, today he is one of Hollywood's most ...

41. Susan Olsen

Actress | The Brady Bunch

Susan Olsen was born on August 14, 1961 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Susan Marie Olsen. She is an actress, known for The Brady Bunch (1969), The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (1976) and Child of the '70s (2012). She was previously married to Mitch Markwell and Steve Ventimiglia.

42. Katie Gill

Actress | Parks and Recreation

Katharine Elizabeth Gill was born in Santa Monica, California. She is the daughter of actress Morgan Brittany, known for the TV show Dallas in the 1980's and stunt coordinator/2nd unit director Jack Gill. After completing schooling at Agoura High School, Katie moved to Osaka, Japan to work for ...

43. Tracy Nelson

Actress | Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Before the age of five, Tracy had a film credit to her name. The daughter of singer Ricky Nelson and Kristin Harmon, she appeared as one of Henry Fonda's daughters in the movie Yours, Mine and Ours (1968). In 1982, she became the popular Valley Girl "Jennifer DeNuccio" on the television series ...

44. Judy Norton

Actress | Stargate SG-1

Judy Norton was born on January 29, 1958 in Santa Monica, California, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Stargate SG-1 (1997), The Waltons (1971) and Inclusion Criteria (2018). She has been married to Robert Graves since August 11, 2002. She was previously married to Randy Apostle and ...

45. Richard Hatch

Actor | Battlestar Galactica: The Second Coming

Born in Santa Monica, California, USA, Richard Hatch was studying classical piano at the age of eight, and knew he wanted to carve out a career as a performer before he reached his teens. After attending Harbor College in San Pedro, he joined a Los Angeles repertory company with which he traveled ...

46. Eli Marienthal

Actor | The Iron Giant

Eli Marienthal was born on March 6, 1986, in Santa Monica, California, though he has lived most of his life in Berkeley. His career started in Bay Area theatres, where he has performed in "Missing Persons," "The Cryptogram," "Hecuba," "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "Every 17 Minutes the Crowd Goes ...

47. Isabel May

Actress | Alexa & Katie

Isabel May was born on November 21, 2000 in Santa Monica, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Alexa & Katie (2018), Let's Scare Julie to Death (2019) and Young Sheldon (2017).

48. Apollonia Kotero

Actress | Purple Rain

Patricia Apollonia Kotero was born on August 2, 1959 in Santa Monica, California, to Mexican parents, Maria Socorro Torres, a caregiver, and Victor Manuel Kotero, a restaurant manager. She initially pursued fame and fortune via work as an actress, singer and model. After winning the Miss San Pedro ...

49. Kelly Curtis

Actress | Trading Places

Kelly Curtis was born on June 17, 1956 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Kelly Lee Curtis. She is known for her work on Trading Places (1983), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and The Sentinel (1996).

50. Dominique Dunne

Actress | Poltergeist

Dominique Dunne was born to a life of privilege in Santa Monica, California, the daughter of Ellen Beatriz (Griffin) Dunne and Dominick Dunne, a producer, actor, and writer. Actor Griffin Dunne is her brother. After her parents' divorce, she moved first to New York, and then to a posh home in ...


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