John Spencer - b. 1946 d. 2005
Little Falls, NJ
Some sources claim Spencer was born in New York City, others say Paterson. Born John Speshock and raised in Little Falls, NJ, until the age of 16 before going to a performing arts school in Manhattan. Perhaps best known for his work on television's "The West Wing", until his untimely death in 2005.
Thanks to T. Capalbo for the additional data.