WESTWOOD, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 05: Mandy Moore attends the Premiere Of Lionsgate's "Midway" at Regency Village Theatre on November 05, 2019 in Westwood, California.

Anyone who wants to admire and envy the world’s biggest stars needs only to look on Instagram. From A-list movie stars and major musicians to pro ball players and comedians who landed their own sitcoms, there’s no shortage of evidence of just how good the good life is. They post pictures of themselves with other big shots on rooftop bars, at exclusive clubs, at backstage parties, and at restaurants where regular people can’t get a reservation.


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But the vast majority of these celebrities were born and raised outside of Hollywood, finding their way to the bright lights and big money of superstardom from obscure beginnings in regular small towns and cities across the country.

Stacker compiled a list of actresses that were born in New Hampshire from IMDb’s most popular list. Movie poster images are from OMDb. Keep reading to see which of your favorite actresses are from your home state.

  • Eliza Coupe

    OMDb

    – Born: Plymouth, New Hampshire, USA (4/6/1981)
    – Known for:
    — Jane Kerkovich-Williams in “Happy Endings” (2011-2020)
    — Tiger / Ty-Anne in “Future Man” (2017-2020)
    — Nina Whitley in “Benched” (2014)

  • Mandy Moore

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    – Born: Nashua, New Hampshire, USA (4/10/1984)
    – Known for:
    — Jamie Sullivan in “A Walk to Remember” (2002)
    — Rapunzel in “Tangled” (2010)
    — Hilary Faye in “Saved!” (2004)

  • Sarah Silverman

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    – Born: Bedford, New Hampshire, USA (12/1/1970)
    – Known for:
    — Vanellope in “Wreck-It Ralph” (2012)
    — Vanellope in “Ralph Breaks the Internet” (2018)
    — Sarah Silverman in “The Sarah Silverman Program.” (2007-2010)

  • Jean Kasem

    OMDb

    – Born: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA (5/7/1905)
    – Known for:
    — Tall Woman at Party in “Ghostbusters” (1984)
    — Loretta Tortelli / Loretta in “Cheers” (1984-1993)
    — Sitcom Wife in “Good vs Evil” (1999)

  • Keri Lynn Pratt

    OMDb

    – Born: Concord, New Hampshire, USA (9/23/1978)
    – Known for:
    — Leaf in “America’s Sweethearts” (2001)
    — Blonde Secretary in “A Single Man” (2009)
    — Dee Vine in “Drive Me Crazy” (1999)

  • Laura Silverman

    OMDb

    – Born: Bedford, New Hampshire, USA (6/10/1966)
    – Known for:
    — Laura the Receptionist in “Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist” (1995-2002)
    — Jan in “Half Baked” (1998)
    — Jane Benson in “The Comeback” (2005-2014)

  • Kerry O'Malley

    OMDb

    – Born: Nashua, New Hampshire, USA (9/5/1969)
    – Known for:
    — Mavis in “Why Women Kill” (2021)
    — Lilah Folger in “Snowpiercer” (2020)
    — Darla in “Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later” (2017)

  • Jenna Lewis

    OMDb

    – Born: Franklin, New Hampshire, USA (7/16/1977)
    – Known for:
    — Reality Woman in “Son of the Beach” (2002)
    — Janice in “Nash Bridges” (2000-2001)
    — Lacey in “Freedom” (2000)

  • Mia Tyler

    OMDb

    – Born: Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA (12/22/1978)
    – Known for:
    — Marsha in “Rush Hour 3” (2007)
    — The Body Snatcher in “People Are Dead” (2002)
    — Cheese Grater Face in “The Gruesome Death of Tommy Pistol” (2010)

  • Ilene Woods

    OMDb

    – Born: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA (5/5/1929)
    – Died: 7/1/2010
    – Known for:
    — Cinderella in “Cinderella” (1950)
    — Talent Show Winner in “On Stage Everybody” (1945)
    — Cinderella in “Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Colors of the Wind” (1995)

  • Meredith Thomas

    OMDb

    – Born: Keene, New Hampshire, USA (8/28/2021)
    – Known for:
    — Marsha in “Killer Advice” (2021)
    — Ellen in “Dangerous Medicine” (2021)
    — Producer in “$TACK$” (2020)

  • Paulina Singer

    OMDb

    – Born: Exeter, New Hampshire, USA (9/5/1991)
    – Known for:
    — Josie Mac in “Gotham” (2015)
    — ATF Receptionist in “The Intern” (2015)
    — Kelley Winters in “Beverly Hills Wedding Lover” (2016)

  • Jennifer Simard

    OMDb

    – Born: Litchfield, New Hampshire, USA (8/8/1970)
    – Known for:
    — Daphne in “Girls5eva” 2021
    — Wicked Witch in “Shrek the Musical” 2013

  • Jasmine Dustin

    OMDb

    – Born: Manchester, New Hampshire, USA (1/1/1983)
    – Known for:
    — Dressing Room Girl in “Rush Hour 3” (2007)
    — Model / Actress in “Fashion House” (2006)
    — Reagan Wayman in “Longwood”

  • Judy Levitt

    OMDb

    – Born: Manchester, New Hampshire, USA (4/24/1939)
    – Known for:
    — El Aurian Survivor in “Star Trek: Generations” (1994)
    — Military Aide in “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country” (1991)
    — Doctor #2 in “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home” (1986)

  • Channing Chase

    OMDb

    – Born: Nashua, New Hampshire, USA (6/25/1939)
    – Died: 10/6/2018
    – Known for:
    — Sally Frandsen 2004 in “Cold Case” (2004)
    — Claire in “ER” (1996)
    — Julia in “Clifford” (1994)

  • Erika Schaefer

    OMDb

    – Born: Nashua, New Hampshire, USA (3/10/1986)
    – Known for:
    — Lexi in “Fashion House” (2006)
    — Pennsylvania Hardchild in “Valley Peaks” (2009)
    — Amy / Beautiful Girl in “CSI: Miami” (2007)

  • Brenda Logan

    OMDb

    – Born: Plainfield, New Hampshire, USA (10/19/1972)
    – Known for:
    — Hair Stylist in “Serendipity” (2001)
    — Baby Shower Guest in “Sex and the City” (1998)
    — Marishka in “Vector III: Retribution”

  • Annie Duke

    OMDb

    – Born: Concord, New Hampshire, USA (9/13/1965)
    – Known for:
    — Dealer in “Numb3rs” (2006)
    — Writer in “Annie Duke’s Girls Guide to Texas Hold ’em” (2006)
    — Producer in “Leo” (2007)

  • Maggi Parker

    OMDb

    – Born: Nashua, New Hampshire, USA (4/17/1905)
    – Known for:
    — May in “Hawaii Five-O” 1968-1969

  • Marlo Bernier

    OMDb

    – Born: Nashua, New Hampshire, USA (2/23/1959)
    – Known for:
    — Detective #2 in “Zodiac” (2007)
    — Michael in “The Last Time We Were…” (2005)
    — Director in “Leap” (2016)

  • Margery MacKay

    OMDb

    – Born: Nashua, New Hampshire, USA (9/30/1925)
    – Known for:
    — First Diva in “The Wild Wild West” 1969
    — Soundtrack in “It Is Fine! Everything Is Fine.” 2007

  • Mary Fogarty

    OMDb

    – Born: Manchester, New Hampshire, USA (8/20/1921)
    – Died: 2/27/2011
    – Known for:
    — Mrs. Dell in “The War of the Roses” (1989)
    — Grace Langley in “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” (2006)
    — Flossie, the Grouch in “The Odd Couple II” (1998)

  • Phoebe Foster

    OMDb

    – Born: Center Harbor, New Hampshire, USA (7/9/1895)
    – Died: 6/1/1975
    – Known for:
    — Dolly in “Anna Karenina” (1935)
    — Miss Alden in “Dinner at Eight” (1933)
    — Princess in “Our Betters” (1933)

  • Anne-Marie Cusson

    OMDb

    – Born: Manchester, New Hampshire, USA (2/15/1961)
    – Known for:
    — Philip Allen’s Secretary in “The Good Shepherd” (2006)
    — Jury Forewoman in “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (2013)
    — Janine McCowan in “FBI” (2021)

  • Kathleen Marden

    OMDb

    – Born: New Hampshire, USA (8/4/1948)
    – Known for:
    — Penelope in “LIVED EXPERIENCE: Female Pastors in the Free Methodist Church” (2018)
    — Additional Crew in “Mysteries at the Museum” (2011)
    — Thanks in “Alien Abduction: A True Story”

  • Deirdre Fitzpatrick

    OMDb

    – Born: Manchester, New Hampshire, USA (6/7/1967)
    – Known for:
    — Birdcage Waitress in “Another 48 Hrs.” (1990)
    — Additional Crew in “Last Man Standing” (1996)
    — Helga in “The Rose Garden” (1989)

  • Alexis Zibolis

    OMDb

    – Born: Nashua, New Hampshire, USA (10/27/1979)
    – Known for:
    — Holloway in “Plaguers” (2008)
    — Amanda in “Amanda’s Return” (2009)
    — Police Officer in “The Young and the Restless” (2011)

  • Kallie Tabor

    OMDb

    – Born: Manchester, New Hampshire, USA (2/21/1996)
    – Known for:
    — Vegan Diner in “Spenser Confidential” (2020)
    — College Students in Robes in “Patriots Day” (2016)
    — Student #3 in “Bride Wars” (2009)

  • Jillian Wheeler

    OMDb

    – Born: Barrington, New Hampshire, USA (5/25/1991)
    – Known for:
    — Anna Keyes in “The Legend of Lucy Keyes” (2006)
    — Erin (age 8) in “Little Erin Merryweather” (2003)
    — Oldest Child in “Dragonflies, the Baby Cries” (2000)

  • Edna Bennett

    OMDb

    – Born: Keene, New Hampshire, USA (6/17/1899)
    – Died: 6/9/1976
    – Known for:
    — Winnie in “The Big Fight” (1930)
    — The Countess in “Ladies of the Big House” (1931)
    — Katie Werner in “Cowboy Commandos” (1943)

  • Celia Travers

    OMDb

    – Born: Carroll, New Hampshire, USA (4/10/1915)
    – Died: 6/10/1975
    – Known for:
    — Helen Johnson in “Swing Shift Maisie” (1943)
    — Isabelle in “Undercover Maisie” (1947)
    — Belle in “Mrs. Parkington” (1944)

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