Famous Persons
Born in Los Angeles County

Including Year of Birth

Agoura Hills

  • Mike Shinoda - 1977 - Musician

Avalon

  • Gregory Harrison - 1950 - Actor

Baldwin Hills

  • Ice Cube (O'Shea Jackson Sr.) - 1969 - Rapper, Songwriter, Music Producer, Actor

Beverly Hills

  • Candice Bergen - 1946 - Actress, Model
  • Albert Brooks - 1947 - Actor, Filmmaker, Comedian
  • Richard Chamberlain - 1935 - Actor
  • Carrie Fisher - 1956 - Actress, Writer
  • Dara Torres - 1967 - Olympic Swimmer

Boyle Heights (Los Angeles)

  • Jack T. Chick - 1924 - Cartoonist, Publisher

Burbank

  • Tim Burton - 1958 - Director
  • Mark Harmon - 1951 - Actor
  • Steve Kanaly - 1946 - Actor
  • Sean Penn - 1960 - Actor
  • Bonnie Raitt - 1949 - Singer
  • John Ritter - 1948 - Actor
  • Rene Russo - 1954 - Actress
  • Wil Wheaton - 1972 - Actor
  • Mara Wilson - 1987 - Writer, Actress

Compton

  • Nadine Conner - 1907 - Opera Singer
  • Dr. Dre (Andre Romelle Young) - 1965 - Rapper, Music Producer
  • The Game (Jayceon Terrell Taylor) - 1979 - Rapper, Actor
  • Suge Knight - 1965 - Former NFL Player, Music Producer
  • Kendrick Lamar - 1987 - Rapper, Songwriter

Culver City

  • Drew Barrymore - 1975 - Actress
  • Michael Richards - 1949 - Actor
  • Gwen Verdon - 1925 - Actress, Dancer
  • Jaleel White - 1976 - Actor, Screenwriter, Producer

Downey

  • James Hetfield - 1963 - Musician
  • Weird Al Yankovic - 1959 - Singer, Songwriter, Actor

East Los Angeles

  • Constance Marie - 1965 - Actress
  • Edward James Olmos - 1947 - Actor, Director

Encino (Los Angeles)

  • Lisa Kudrow - 1963 - Actress
  • Sally K. Ride - 1951 - Astrophysicist, Astronaut

Glendale

  • Robert Englund - 1947 - Actor, Singer, Director
  • Edward Furlong - 1977 - Actor, Musician
  • Tim Matheson - 1947 - Actor, Director
  • Terry Moore (Helen Luella Koford) - 1929 - Actress
  • Paul Walker - 1973 - Actor

Glendora

  • Soleil Moon Frye - 1976 - Actress

Hacienda Heights

  • Caprice Bourret - 1971 - British model and creator of the By Caprice lingerie line
  • Stacy (Fergie) Ferguson - 1975 - Singer

Harbor City (Los Angeles)

  • Jennifer Tilly - 1958 - Actress

Hawthorne

  • Fred Dryer - 1946 - Football Player, Actor
  • Carl Wilson - 1946 - Musician, Singer, Songwriter
  • Dennis Wilson - 1945 - Musician

Hollywood (Los Angeles)

  • Christina Applegate - 1971 - Actress
  • Lucie Arnaz - 1951 - Actress, Singer
  • Diane Baker - 1938 - Actress, Producer
  • Beau Bridges - 1941 - Actor
  • David Carradine - 1936 - Actor
  • Bryan Cranston - 1956 - Actor, Screenwriter, Director
  • John Derek - 1926 - Actor, Director, Photographer
  • Leonardo DiCaprio - 1974 - Actor
  • Tony Dow - 1945 - Actor, Director, Producer
  • Rhonda Fleming - 1923 - Actress
  • Jerome Hines - 1921 - Opera Singer
  • Jack Jones - 1938 - Actor, Singer
  • John Lasseter - 1957 - Animator, Director
  • Yvette Mimieux - 1942 - Actress
  • Dominique Moreanir - 1981 - Gymnast
  • Don Murray - 1929 - Actor
  • Stefanie Powers - 1942 - Actress
  • Stephanie Ridel - 1973 - Singer
  • Katharine Ross - 1940 - Actress
  • Erika Slezak - 1946 - Actress
  • Dean Stockwell - 1936 - Actor
  • Madeleine Stowe - 1958 - Actress
  • Buck Taylor (Walter Clarence Taylor, III) - 1938 - Actor
  • Noah Wyle - 1971 - Actor

Inglewood

  • Tyra Banks - 1973 - Supermodel, TV Host
  • Vicki Lawrence - 1949 - Actress, Comedian, Singer
  • Omarion (Omari Ishmael Grandberry) - 1984 - Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Actor
  • Cindy Sheehan - 1957 - Peace Activist
  • Brian Wilson - 1942 - Musician, Music Producer

Long Beach

  • Barbara Britton - 1919 - Actress
  • Nicholas Cage - 1964 - Actor
  • Bo Derek - 1956 - Actress
  • Snoop Dogg (Cordozar Calvin Broadus, Jr.) - 1972 - Rapper, Actor
  • Ava DuVernay - 1972 - Director, Screenwriter
  • Jesse James - 1969 - Reality TV Personality
  • Spike Jones - 1911 - Musician
  • Sally Kellerman - 1937 - Actress, Writer, Singer
  • Billie Jean King - 1943 - Tennis Player
  • Frank Ocean - 1987 - Singer, Songwriter, Rapper
  • Michelle Phillips - 1944 - Singer, Songwriter, Actress
  • Jenni Rivera - 1969 - Singer, Actress, Music Producer
  • Peggy Ryan - 1924 - Dancer, Actress
  • Tiffani Thiessen - 1974 - Actress
  • Anthony Zerbe - 1936 - Actor

Los Angeles

  • Herb Alpert - 1935 - Musician
  • Anne Archer - 1947 - Actress
  • Desi Arnaz Jr. - 1953 - Actor, Musician
  • Jack Bannon - 1940 - Actor
  • Michael Bay - 1965 - Director
  • Beck (Hansen Beck) - 1970 - Singer, Songwriter
  • Ed Begley Jr. - 1949 - Actor
  • John Beradino - 1917 - Baseball Player, Actor
  • Busby Berkeley - 1895 - Director, Choreographer
  • Barbara Billingsley - 1915 - Actress
  • Thora Birch - 1982 - Actress
  • Rachel Bloom - 1987 - Actress
  • Nicholas Brandon - 1971 - Actor, Wirter
  • Andrew Breitbart - 1969 - Publisher
  • Eileen Brennan - 1932 - Actress
  • Jeff Bridges - 1949 - Actor
  • James Brolin - 1940 - Actor, Director
  • John Cage - 1912 - Composer, Writer
  • Rory Calhoun - 1923 - Actor, Screenwriter, Producer
  • Stephen J. Cannell - 1941 - Producer, Writer
  • Marge Champion (Marjorie Celeste Champion) - 1919 - Dancer, Actress
  • Natalie Cole - 1950 - Singer, Songwriter
  • Jackie Coogan - 1914 - Actor, Comedian
  • Coolio (Artis Leon Ivey Jr.) - 1963 - Rapper, Actor, Music Producer
  • Jackie Cooper (John Cooper, Jr.) - 1921 - Actor, Director
  • Miranda Cosgrove - 1993 - Actress, Singer, Songwriter
  • Nikki Cox (Nicole Avery Cox) - 1978 - Actress, Writer
  • Richard Creena - 1926 - Actor, Director
  • James Cromwell - 1940 - Actor
  • David Crosby - 1941 - Musician
  • Mary Crosby - 1959 - Actress
  • Jamie Lee Curtis - 1958 - Actress
  • Kim Darby - 1947 - Actress
  • Francis Dee - 1909 - Actress
  • Gloria DeHaven - 1925 - Actress, Singer
  • Laura Dern - 1967 - Actress
  • Zooey Deschanel - 1980 - Actress
  • Mickey Dolenz (George Michael Dolenz, Jr.) - 1945 - Actor, Musician, Director
  • Eric Dolphy - 1928 - Musician
  • Daryl Dragon (The Captain) - 1942 - Musician, Songwriter
  • Jenna Elfman (Jennifer Mary Elfman) - 1971 - Actress
  • Bret Easton Ellis - 1964 - Writer, Screenwriter
  • Don Ellis - 1934 - Musician
  • Mia Farrow (Maria de Lourdes Villiers Farrow) - 1945 - Actress
  • America Ferrera - 1984 - Actress
  • Bridget Fonda - 1964 -
  • Jodie Foster (Alicia Christian Foster) - 1962 - Actress, Director, Producer
  • Mackenzie Foy - 2000 - Actress
  • Andrew Garfield - 1983 - Actor
  • John Gavin - 1931 - Actor, Diplomat
  • Melissa Gilbert - 1964 - Actress, Director
  • Sharon Gless - 1943 - Actress
  • Tony Goldwyn - 1960 - Actor, Director
  • Ricardo Alonso (Pancho) González - 1928 - Tennis Player
  • Dexter Gordon - 1923 - Musician
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - 1981 - Actor
  • Gloria Grahame - 1923 - Actress
  • Cynthia Gregory - 1946 - Ballet Dancer
  • Josh Groban - 1981 - Singer, Songwriter, Music Producer
  • Jake Gyllenhaal - 1980 - Actor
  • Ray Harryhausen - 1920 - Filmmaker
  • Todd Haynes - 1961 - Director, Screenwriter
  • Barbara Hershey - 1948 - Actress
  • Jonah Hill - 1983 - Actor, Screenwriter, Comedian
  • Dustin Hoffman - 1937 - Actor
  • Johnny Horton - 1925 - Singer
  • Robert Horton - 1924 - Actor, Singer
  • Kate Hudson - 1979 - Actress
  • Helen Hunt - 1963 - Actress
  • Anjelica Huston - 1951 - Actress
  • Etta James - 1938 - Singer
  • Kendall Jenner - 1995 - Reality TV Personality
  • Angelina Jolie - 1975 - Actress
  • Rashida Jones - 1976 - Actress, Singer, Writer
  • Ashley Judd - 1968 - Actress
  • Khloe Kardashian - 1984 - Reality TV Personality
  • Kimberly Kardashian - 1980 - Reality TV Personality
  • Kourtney Kardashian - 1979 - Reality TV Personality
  • Julie Kavner - 1950 - Actress, Comedian
  • Diane Keaton - 1946 - Actress
  • Minka Kelly - 1980 - Actress
  • Kesha (Kesha Rose Sebert) - 1987 - Singer, Songwriter, Rapper
  • Val Kilmer - 1953 - Actor
  • Shia LaBeouf - 1986 - Actor
  • Michele Lee - 1942 - Actress, Singer, Dancer, Director
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh - 1962 - Actress
  • Juliette Lewis - 1973 - Actress, Singer
  • Tone Loc - 1966 - Rapper, Actor
  • Heather Locklear - 1961 - Actress
  • Mike Love (Michael Edward Love) - 1941 - Singer, Songwriter, Musician
  • James MacAurthur - 1937 - Actor
  • Theodore Harold Maiman - 1927 - Physicist, Inventor
  • Rami Malek - 1981 - Actor
  • Cindy Margolis - 1965 - Model, Actress
  • Cheech Marin - 1946 - Comedian, Actor
  • Misty May-Treanor - 1977 - Olympic Beach Volleyball Player
  • Kristy McNichol - 1962 - Actress, Singer
  • Penelope Ann Miller - 1964 - Actress
  • Liza Minelli - 1946 - Actress
  • Christopher Mintz-Plasse - 1989 - Actor
  • Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jeane Mortenson) - 1926 - Actress
  • William Moses - 1959 - Actor
  • Megan Mullally - 1958 - Actress, Singer
  • Michael Murphy - 1938 - Actor
  • Randy Newman - 1943 - Singer
  • Isamu Noguchi - 1904 - Sculptor, Landscape Architect
  • Sheree North - 1932 - Actress, Dancer, Singer
  • Ryan O’Neal - 1941 - Actor
  • Tatum O’Neal - 1963 - Actress, Writer
  • Emily Osment - 1992 - Actress, Singer, Songwriter
  • Haley Joel Osment - 1988 - Actor
  • Gwyneth Paltrow - 1973 - Actress
  • Chris Pine - 1980 - Actor
  • Freddie Prinze Jr. - 1976 - Actor
  • Issa Rae - 1985 - Actress, Writer, Director
  • John Rubinstein - 1946 - Actor, Composer, Director
  • Katey Sagal (Catherine Louise Sagal) - 1954 - Actress, Singer-Songwriter
  • William Schallert - 1922 - Actor
  • Jason Schwartzman - 1980 - Actor, Screenwriter, Musician
  • Jason Segel - 1980 - Actor, Screenwriter, Comedian
  • Harry Shearer - 1943 - Actor, Comedian, Writer, Musician
  • Charlie Sheen - 1965 - Actor
  • James B. Sikking - 1934 - Actor
  • Jonathan Silverman - 1966 - Actor
  • John Singleton - 1968 - Writer, Director
  • Hilda Solis - 1957 - Politician
  • Tori Spelling - 1973 - Actress
  • Susan St. James - 1946 - Actress
  • Jill St. John - 1940 - Actress
  • Robert Stack - 1919 - Actor
  • Adlai Stevenson - 1900 - Statesman, Presidential Candidate
  • Kristen Stewart - 1990 - Actress, Model
  • George Takei - 1939 - Actor
  • Russ Tamblyn - 1934 - Actor, Dancer
  • Michael Tilson Thomas - 1944 - Conductor, Pianist, Composer
  • Lindsay Wagner - 1949 - Actress, Model, Writer, Singer
  • Earl Warren - 1891 - Supreme Court Chief Justice
  • Esther Williams - 1922 - Swimmer, Actress
  • Paul Winfield - 1941 - Actor
  • Nat Wolff - 1994 - Singer
  • Anna May Wong (Wong Liu Tsong) - 1905 - Actress
  • Hanya Yanagihara - 1974 - Writer

Lynwood

  • Kevin Costner - 1955 - Actor
  • Ritchie Valens (Richard Steven Valenzuela) - 1941 - Singer, Songwriter
  • Venus Williams - 1980 - Tennis Player

Malibu

  • Timothy Hutton - 1960 - Actor
  • Jaden Smith - 1998 - Actor, Rapper

Mission Hills (Los Angeles)

  • George Lopez - 1961 - Comedian, Actor

Montebello

  • Oscar De La Hoya - 1973 - Boxer
  • Deborah Foreman - 1962 - Actress
  • Jay Hernandez (Javier Manuel Hernandez, Jr.) - 1978 - Actor
  • Kim Lankford - 1954 - Actress
  • Michael Trevino - 1985 - Actor

North Hollywood (Los Angeles)

  • Corbin Bernsen - 1954 - Actor, Director

Northridge (Los Angeles)

  • Jason Collins - 1978 - Basketball Player

Norwalk

  • Dona Speir - 1964 - Actress
  • Tiffany (Tiffany Renee Darwish) - 1971 - Singer
  • Cristina Valenzuela - 1987 - Actress

Palos Verdes

  • Tracy Austin - 1962 - Tennis Player
  • Lindsay Davenport - 1976 - Tennis Player

Panorama City (Los Angeles)

  • Kirk Cameron - 1970 - Actor

Pasadena

  • Octavia Butler - 1947 - Science Fiction Writer
  • Julia Child - 1912 - Chef, Writer
  • Dr. Drew (Drew Pinsky) - 1958 - Celebrity Doctor, Media Personality
  • Sally Field - 1946 - Actress
  • Harry Hamlin - 1951 - Actor
  • Richard Moll (Charles Richard Moll) - 1943 - Actor
  • Bill Richardson - 1947 - Governor of New Mexico

Pomona

  • Jessica Alba - 1981 - Actress
  • Mark McGwire - 1963 - Baseball Player
  • Tom Waits - 1949 - Singer

Reseda (Los Angeles)

  • Pamela Des Barres - 1948 - Writer, Musician, Actress

San Dimas

  • Alex Morgan - 1989 - Soccer Player

San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles)

  • Paula Abdul - 1962 - Singer
  • Judith Barsi - 1978 - Actress
  • Lisa Cholodenko - 1964 - Director, Screenwriter
  • Jacqueline Obradors - 1966 - Actress

San Gabriel

  • George S. Patton, Jr. - 1885 - Army General

San Pedro (Los Angeles)

  • D. Boon (Dennes Boon) - 1958 - Musician, Singer

Santa Monica

  • Lily Aldridge - 1985 - Model
  • Jack Black - 1969 - Actor
  • Robert Bower - 1936 - Inventor
  • Robert W. Bower - 1936 - Scientist, Inventor
  • Josh Brolin - 1968 - Actor
  • Geraldine Chaplin - 1944 - Actress
  • Carson Daly - 1973 - TV Host, TV & Radio Peronality
  • Shelley Fabares - 1044 - Actress, Singer
  • Bonnie Franklin - 1944 - Actress
  • Frank Gifford - 1930 - Football Player, TV Sports Commentator
  • Sara Gilbert - 1975 - Actress
  • Linda Gray - 1940 - Actress, Director, Model
  • Allegra Kent - 1937 - Ballet Dancer, Actress
  • Tobey Maguire - 1975 - Actor
  • Robert Redford (Charles Robert Redford Jr.) - 1936 - Actor, Director, Producer
  • Christina Ricci - 1980 - Actress
  • Shirley Temple Black - 1928 - Actress, Diplomat
  • Barry Williams - 1954 - Actor

Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles)

  • Jennifer Aniston - 1969 - Actor
  • Chris Katton - 1970 - Actor, Comedian
  • Ashley Olsen - 1986 - Older of Olsen Twins, Actress, Fashion Designer
  • Elizabeth Olsen - 1989 - Actress
  • Mary-Kate Olsen - 1986 - Younger of Olsen Twins, Actress, Fashion Designer

South Pasadena

  • Meredith Baxter - 1947 - Actress, Producer
  • Joel McCrea - 1905 - Actor

Studio City (Los Angeles)

  • Paul Thomas Anderson - 1970 - Director, Screenwriter

Tarzana (Los Angeles)

  • Blake Lively - 1987 - Actress
  • Jon Lovitz - 1957 - Actor
  • Jim Rome - 1964 - Radio Host

Topanga

  • Emile Hirsch - 1985 - Actor
  • Michelle Kwan - 1980 - Olympic Ice Figure Skater
  • Jeremy Lin - 1988 - Basketball Player
  • Nancy Lopez - 1957 - Golfer

Van Nuys (Los Angeles)

  • Brian Green - 1973 - Actor, Director
  • C. Thomas Howell (Christopher Thomas Howell) - 1966 - Actor, Director
  • Cindy Williams (Cynthia Jane Williams) - 1947 - Actress

West Covina

  • Troy Aikman - 1966 - Football Player
  • Tim Robbins - 1958 - Actor, Screenwriter, Director

West Los Angeles

  • Nikki Reed - 1988 - Actress, Screenwriter

Westwood (Los Angeles)

  • Sasha Cohen (Alexandra Pauline Cohen) - 1984 - Figure Skater

Whittier

  • Gary Allan (Gary Allan Herzberg) - 1967 - Country Singer
  • Nomar Garciaparra - 1973 - Baseball Player
  • Lorna Patterson - 1956 - Actress
  • Eric Stoltz - 1961 - Actor, Producer

Woodland Hills (Los Angeles)

  • Brad Garrett - 1960 - Comedian, Actor, Poker Player


Anna May Wong, who was born in Los Angeles, was the first Chinese-American film star and first Asian-American actress to win international recognition. Her career spanned from silent films to televison, from 1919 to 1961. She was the first Asian-American to have a television series lead role in the 1951 TV detective series The Gallery of Madame Liu Tsong.