Do you ever get bored and just have a random urge to google your town? Just to see what comes up and to see the interesting things you can find out. Nope, don’t worry I did it for you. Here’s a list in no particular order, of famous people from Rye, New York.
Allers is an American film director, screenwriter, playwright, storyboard artist, and animator. Some of his most famous work was co-directing Disney’s Lion King and writing the Broadway play for it. He was also the director of Open Season and the storyboard artist for The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Return to Neverland, and many more.
Atkins is an American actor who has been in many movies. His most popular job was playing Richard Lestrange in the original Blue Lagoon. And for those who have seen the newer version he plays the teacher who goes on the field trip, Mr.Christiansen.
3. Jason Bateman
Bateman is an American actor, director, and producer. He was in movies like Zootopia, Juno, Dodgeball, and The Switch. Bateman also played Michael Bluth in the American sitcom Arrested Development.
Berlanti is a producer, film director, and writer. He has written many famous tv-shows like Dawson’s Creek, The Flash, and You. Berlanti even produced shows like Riverdale, All American, and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. And top it all off he was the director of Love, Simon.
Former President George H. W. Bush’s wife grew up in Rye. She went to Rye Country Day and Milton Elementary school. Barbara grew up on Onondaga street, which some of you who are reading this might live on. They also got married at one of our local churches known as the Rye Presbyterian Church.
6.Colin Kroll and Nick Kroll
The Kroll brothers are known for multiple different things. Colin Kroll is the founder of media sensation Vine and the online trivia app known as HQ. On the other hand, Nick is an actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He was in the movie Sing and the tv show Big Mouth. He created it with his childhood best friend Andrew Goldberg based on true stories experienced through puberty.
7.George Palmer Putman
Putman was Amelia Earhart’s husband. He also published and wrote books.
Williams-Paisley is an American actress who was in movies like Alvin and the Chipmunks Roadtrip, Father of the Bride, Christmas Chronicles, and How to Eat Fried Worms. She also went to Rye High school and is married to country singer Brad Paisley.