Well-known performers from north of Boston



No shortage of other local luminaries

Some well-known local performers who didn’t make it into the Top 5:

NameCategoryAgeHome town
Jack AlbertsonActorDied 1981, age 74Malden
Shawn AndrewsActor42Littleton
Verna BloomActor74Lynn
Eric Bogosian Actor/playwright60Woburn
Wally BrownActorDied 1961, age 57Malden
Richard CarleActorDied 1941, age 69Somerville
Michael ChiklisActor50Lowell
Jeffery DonovanActor45Amesbury
Guy FerlandDirector48Beverly
Pamela GidleyActor48Methuen
Ray GirardinActor60Wakefield
Robert GouletActor/singerDied 2007, age 73Lawrence
Nick GomezDirector50Somerville
Sprague GraydenActor33Manchester-by-the-Sea
Scott GrimesActor42Lowell
Judith HoagActor45Newburyport
Chris J. JohnsonActor36Stoneham
Maria MenounosActor35Medford
David MorseActor60Hamilton
Donna MurphyActor54Topsfield
Julianne NicholsonActor42Medford
Jack NoseworthyActor/director44Lynn
Tricia O'KelleyActor45Melrose
Estelle ParsonsActor86Marblehead
Maryann PlunkettActor60Lowell
Ellen PompeoActor44Everett
Paul L. SmithActorDied 2012, age 75Everett
Andrew StantonDirector/screenwriter48Rockport
Steven Van ZandtMusician, actor63Winthrop
Michael GandolfiMusician57Melrose
Freddy Cannon     Musician77Swampscott
Brad DelpMusicianDied 2007, age 55Peabody
Norman GreenbaumMusician71Malden
Barry Goudreau Musician62Swampscot
Sib HashianMusician64Lynnfield
Mary Lou LordMusician48Salem
Mike NessMusician51Stoneham
Spider OneMusician45Haverhill
Joe PerryMusician63Lawrence
Bobby "Boris" PickettMusicianDied 2007, age 69Somerville
David RobinsonMusician64Woburn
Brad WhitfordMusician62Winchester
Rob ZombieMusician49Haverhill
Angie MillerMusician20Beverly
Boys Like GirlsBand2005-presentAndover
ExtremeBand1985-1996; 2004-presentMalden


SOURCES: Internet Movie Database,, Associated Press,,,,,,,

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