People from Berkshire County, Massachusetts

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  1. Matthew Perry

    Matthew Perry


    Matthew Langford Perry (born August 19, 1969) is a Canadian-American actor and writer. He is mostly known for his role as Chandler Bing on the long-running NBC television sitcom Friends, as well as his portrayal of Ron Clark in the 2006 television movie The Ron Clark Story. Along with starring in the short-lived television series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Perry has appeared in a number of films, including Fools Rush In (1997), The Whole Nine Yards (2000), and 17 Again (2009). In 2010, he expanded his résumé to include both video games and voiceover work when he voiced Benny in the role-playing game Fallout: New Vegas.

  2. Elizabeth Banks

    Elizabeth Banks


    Elizabeth Banks (born Elizabeth Irene Mitchell; February 10, 1974) is an American actress, producer, and director.

  3. Finn Wittrock

    Finn Wittrock


    Peter "Finn" Wittrock (born October 28, 1984) is an American actor and screenwriter. Wittrock began his Hollywood career in guest-roles on several television shows before making his feature film debut in Twelve (2010). After studying theatre at The Juilliard School, he was a regular in the soap opera All My Children from 2009 to 2011, while performing in several theatrical productions. In 2011, he performed in playwright Tony Kushner's Off-Broadway play The Illusion and made his Broadway debut in 2012 as Happy Loman in the revival of Arthur Miller's play Death of a Salesman, directed by Mike Nichols.

  4. John Bennett Perry

    John Bennett Perry


    John Bennett Perry (born January 4, 1941) is an American actor, singer, and former model. He is the father of actor Matthew Perry.

  5. Rebecca Field

    Rebecca Field


    Rebecca Field is an American actress from Lenox Dale, Massachusetts. She has played minor roles in various television shows and movies, including Monk. She played the role of 'Janet' on the ABC television series October Road. In R. Kelly's hip-hopera Trapped in the Closet, she plays the role of Bridget. She can currently be seen in her recurring role as social worker 'Susan Winters' alongside Jada Pinkett Smith in TNT's "HawthoRNe".

  6. Paul Mark

    Paul Mark


    Paul W. Mark is the current member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives for the 2nd Berkshire district.

  7. Susan B. Anthony

    Susan B. Anthony


    Susan Brownell Anthony (February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906) was an American social reformer and feminist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement. Born into a Quaker family committed to social equality, she collected anti-slavery petitions at the age of 17. In 1856, she became the New York state agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society.

  8. Gene Shalit

    Gene Shalit


    Eugene Shalit (born March 25, 1926) is an American film and book critic. He filled those roles on NBC's The Today Show from January 15, 1973, after starting part time in 1970, until his retirement on November 11, 2010. He is known for his frequent use of puns, his oversized moustache, and for wearing colorful bowties.

  9. Paul Farmer

    Paul Farmer


    Paul Edward Farmer (born October 26, 1959) is an American anthropologist and physician who is best known for his humanitarian work providing suitable health care to rural and under-resourced areas in developing countries, beginning in Haiti. Co-founder of an international social justice and health organization, Partners In Health (PIH), he is known as "the man who would cure the world," as described in the book, Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder.

  10. Elizabeth Freeman (Mum Bett)

    Elizabeth Freeman (Mum Bett)


    Elizabeth Freeman (c. 1742 – December 28, 1829), in early life known as Bett and later Mum Bett, was among the first black slaves in Massachusetts to file a "freedom suit" and win in court under the 1780 constitution, with a ruling that slavery was illegal. Her county court case, Brom and Bett v. Ashley, decided in August 1781, was cited as a precedent in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court appellate review of Quock Walker's "freedom suit". When the state Supreme Court upheld Walker's freedom under the constitution, the ruling was considered to have implicitly ended slavery in the state.

  11. Martha Coakley

    Martha Coakley


    Martha Mary Coakley (born July 14, 1953) is a former Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the Democratic nominee for governor in 2014, but lost to Republican Charlie Baker. Prior to serving as Attorney General, she was District Attorney of Middlesex County, Massachusetts from 1999 to 2007.

  12. Elaine Goodale

    Elaine Goodale


    Elaine Goodale Eastman (1863 - 1953) and Dora Read Goodale (1866 - 1953) were American poets and sisters, who published their first poetry as children still living at home, and were included in Edmund Clarence Stedman's classic An American Anthology (1900).

  13. Meg Hutchinson

    Meg Hutchinson


    Meg Hutchinson (born 1978, in South Egremont, Massachusetts) is an American folk singer songwriter. Originally from rural western-most Massachusetts, Hutchinson is now based in the Boston area. Influences include poet Mary Oliver, songwriter Shawn Colvin, and mood maker David Gray. She has won numerous songwriting awards in the US, Ireland and UK, including recognition from John Lennon Songwriting Contest, Billboard Song Contest and prestigious competitions at Merlefest, NewSong, Kerrville, Falcon Ridge, Telluride Bluegrass and Rocky Mountain Folks festivals.

  14. Benjamin Silverman

    Benjamin Silverman


    Benjamin Noah "Ben" Silverman is the founder and Chairman of the entertainment production company Electus.

  15. Eric Schneiderman

    Eric Schneiderman


    Eric T. Schneiderman (born December 31, 1954) is an American attorney and politician. He serves as the 65th and current New York Attorney General. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Prior to becoming Attorney General, Schneiderman served in the New York State Senate.

  16. Jack Chesbro

    Jack Chesbro


    John Dwight Chesbro (June 5, 1874 – November 6, 1931) was a Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher. Nicknamed "Happy Jack", Chesbro played for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1899–1902), the New York Highlanders (1903–1909), and the Boston Red Sox (1909). Chesbro finished his career with a win-loss record of 198-132, an earned run average of 2.68, and 1,265 strikeouts. His 41 wins during the 1904 season remains an American League record. Though some pitchers have won more games in some seasons prior to 1901, historians demarcating 1901 as the beginning of 'modern-era' major league baseball refer to and credit Jack Chesbro and his 1904 win-total as the modern era major league record and its holder. Some view Chesbro's 41 wins in a season as an unbreakable record.

  17. Gregory Whitehead

    Gregory Whitehead


    Gregory Whitehead (Nantucket, MA) is a writer, radiomaker and audio artist based in Lenox, Massachusetts.

  18. Rose Hawthorne Lathrop

    Rose Hawthorne Lathrop


    Mother Mary Alphonsa (May 20, 1851 – July 9, 1926) was an American Roman Catholic religious sister and social worker.

  19. Eliza R. Snow

    Eliza R. Snow


    Eliza Roxcy Snow (January 21, 1804 – December 5, 1887) was one of the most celebrated Mormon women of the nineteenth century. A renowned poet, she chronicled history, celebrated nature and relationships, and expounded scripture and doctrine. Snow was married to Joseph Smith as a plural wife and was openly a plural wife of Brigham Young after Smith's death. Snow was the second general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1866 until her death and was the sister of Lorenzo Snow, the church's fifth president.

  20. Jeff Reardon

    Jeff Reardon


    Jeffrey James Reardon (born October 1, 1955) is an American former professional baseball relief pitcher who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1979–1994 for the New York Mets, Montreal Expos, Minnesota Twins, and Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, and New York Yankees. Reardon was nicknamed "The Terminator" for his intimidating presence on the mound and 98 mph fastball. A long-time closer, Reardon became MLB's all-time saves leader in 1992 with his 342nd save, breaking Rollie Fingers' previous record of 341. Reardon's record was broken the following season by Lee Smith. Reardon currently ranks 8th on the all-time saves list with 367.

  21. Kris Delmhorst

    Kris Delmhorst


    Kris Delmhorst is an American singer-songwriter and musician. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, she now lives in Western Massachusetts, is an active member of the Boston folk scene, and tours internationally. She has released six full-length solo albums and two EPs on Signature Sounds Recordings. Delmhorst is married to fellow singer/songwriter Jeffrey Foucault, with whom she had a daughter in 2008. She occasionally performs as part of the collective Redbird with Jeffrey Foucault and Peter Mulvey.

  22. Lue Gim Gong

    Lue Gim Gong


    Lue Gim Gong (呂锦浓, pinyin: Lǚ JǐnNóng; born 1860, Canton, China — died July 3, 1925 DeLand, Florida, U.S.) was a ChineseAmerican horticulturalist. Known as "The Citrus Wizard," he is remembered for his contribution to the orange-growing industry in Florida.

  23. Jonah Bayliss

    Jonah Bayliss


    Jonah James Bayliss (born August 13, 1980) is a former American professional baseball relief pitcher. He is an alumnus of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and Lawrence Academy at Groton in Groton, Massachusetts.

  24. Albert C. Houghton

    Albert C. Houghton


    Albert Charles Houghton (April 13, 1844 – August 11, 1914) was an American politician who served as the first Mayor of North Adams, Massachusetts.

  25. William Smitty Pignatelli

    William Smitty Pignatelli


    William "Smitty" Pignatelli (born August 31, 1959 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts) is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the 4th Berkshire District, consisting of the towns of Alford, Becket, Egremont, Great Barrington, Lee, Lenox, Monterey, Mount Washington, New Marlborough, Otis, Richmond, Sandisfield, Sheffield, Stockbridge, Tyringham, Washington and West Stockbridge, all in Berkshire County; and the towns of Blandford, Russell and Tolland, all in Hampden County. He lives in Lenox, Massachusetts. He ran unopposed on November 4, 2014, receiving 99.0% of the vote. He is a member of the Joint Committees on Ways and Means and Higher Education and is vice-chair of the Committee on Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.

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