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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Arkansas, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Arkansas, as in some cases Arkansas may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Arkansas then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Arkansas, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

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This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Arkansas?" and "Which famous actors were born in Arkansas?"

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A.W. Sweatt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
A.W. Sweatt Died at 22 (1922-1944) - A.W. Sweatt is an actor.

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Al Bell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Al Bell age 77 - Al Bell is an American record producer, songwriter, and record executive. Bell is best known an executive and co-owner of Memphis, Tennessee-based Stax Records during the later half of the label's ...more

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Al Green is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Al Green age 71 - Albert "Al" Greene, often known as The Reverend Al Green, is an American singer best known for recording a series of soul hit singles in the early 1970s, including "Tired of Being ...more

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Alaina McClellan Sims is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Alaina McClellan Sims age 32 - Alaina McClellan Sims is a film producer and actress.

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Alan Belcher is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Alan Belcher age 33 - John Alan Belcher is an American mixed martial artist currently competing in the UFC's middleweight division.

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Alan Ladd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Alan Ladd Died at 51 (1913-1964) - Alan Walbridge Ladd was an American actor and film and television producer. Ladd found success in film the 1940s and early 1950s, particularly in Westerns and film noirs where he was often paired with ...more

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Andre Jackson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Andre Jackson age 39 - Andre Jackson is an actor

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Andy Shuford is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Andy Shuford Died at 78 (1917-1995) - Andy Shuford was an actor.

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Ann Gillis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Ann Gillis age 90 - Ann Gillis, sometimes credited as Anne Gillis or Ann Gilles, is a retired American actress. Ann Gillis started her career in the early 1930s, when she was seven years old. After some smaller roles she ...more

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April M. Walsh is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
April M. Walsh age 40 - April M. Walsh is an actress.

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Arthur Hunnicutt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Arthur Hunnicutt Died at 69 (1910-1979) - Arthur Lee Hunnicutt was an American actor known for his portrayal of wise, grizzled, old rural characters.

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Ashley Hayes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Ashley Hayes Ashley Hayes is an actress.

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Ashlie Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Ashlie Atkinson age 40 - Ashlie Atkinson is an American stage, film, and television actress.

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B.J. Hopper is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
B.J. Hopper Died at 87 (1924-2011) - B.J. Hopper was an actor.

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Barbara Castleton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Barbara Castleton Died at 84 (1894-1978) - Barbara Castleton was an American silent film actress. Castleton appeared in motion pictures from 1914 through 1923, accumulating twenty-eight screen credits.

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Barbara Fairchild is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Barbara Fairchild age 67 - Barbara Fairchild is an American country and gospel singer, who is best known for her hit 1973 country song "The Teddy Bear Song." After the success of the song, she continued to have ...more

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Barbara Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Barbara Hendricks age 69 - Barbara Hendricks is an African-American operatic soprano and concert singer. Hendricks has lived in Europe since 1977, and in Switzerland in Basel since 1985. She is also a citizen of Sweden by ...more

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Barry Switzer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Barry Switzer age 80 - Barry Layne Switzer He spent sixteen years as head coach of the University of Oklahoma and four years as head coach of the Dallas Cowboys. He has one of the highest winning percentages of any college ...more

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Ben Moody is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Ben Moody age 36 - Benjamin Robert Moody is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor. He is best known as co-founder, lead guitarist, and songwriter of Grammy Award-winning rock band ...more

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Ben Murphy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Ben Murphy age 75 - Benjamin Edward "Ben" Murphy is an American actor. He is known for his role in the ABC television series Alias Smith and Jones, co-starring as Kid Curry, first with Pete Duel and later with ...more

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Ben Piazza is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Ben Piazza Died at 58 (1933-1991) - Ben Piazza was an American actor. He made his film debut in Sidney J. Furie's Canadian film A Dangerous Age followed by his Hollywood debut in The Hanging Tree. Though signed to contracts with Warner ...more

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Beth Ditto is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Beth Ditto age 36 - Mary Beth Patterson, known by her stage name Beth Ditto, is an American singer-songwriter, most notable for her work with the indie rock band Gossip and whose voice has been compared to Etta James, ...more

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Betty Francisco is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Betty Francisco Died at 50 (1900-1950) - Betty Francisco was an American silent-film actress, appearing mainly in dramatic/romantic films. Her sister, Evelyn Francisco, was also an actress.

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Beulah Archuletta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Beulah Archuletta Died at 57 (1912-1969) - Beulah Archuletta was an actress.

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Big Bill Broonzy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Big Bill Broonzy Died at 65 (1893-1958) - Big Bill Broonzy was a prolific American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. His career began in the 1920s when he played country blues to mostly African-American audiences. Through the 1930s and ...more

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Bill Clinton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Bill Clinton age 71 - William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Previously, he served as Governor of Arkansas from 1979 to ...more

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Charles B. Pierce is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Charles B. Pierce Died at 72 (1938-2010) - Charles B. Pierce was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, set decorator, cinematographer and actor, and is considered one of the first modern independent filmmakers. Pierce directed ...more

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Bill Robertson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Bill Robertson Died at 75 (1938-2013) - Billy Henry Robertson, known as Bill Robertson, was the Former mayor of the small city of Minden, the parish seat of Webster Parish in northwestern Louisiana, United States. He was first elected on ...more

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Billie Neal is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Billie Neal Died at 44 (1955-1999) - Billie Neal was an actress.

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Billy Bob Thornton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Billy Bob Thornton age 62 - Billy Bob Thornton is an American actor, filmmaker, and singer-songwriter. Thornton made his first break with co-writing and starring in the 1992 thriller One False Move and came to international ...more

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BJ Davis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
BJ Davis age 65 - BJ Davis is a film and tv producer, actor, film and tv director, stunt performer, stunt coordinator and screenwriter.

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Blanche Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Blanche Lincoln age 57 - Blanche Meyers Lambert Lincoln is an American lobbyist and politician who was a U.S. Senator from Arkansas from 1999 to 2011. Lincoln, a member of the Democratic Party, was first elected to the Senate ...more

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Bob Dorough is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Bob Dorough age 94 - Bob Dorough is an American bebop and cool jazz pianist, singer, composer, songwriter, arranger and producer. He worked with Miles Davis and Blossom Dearie, and his adventurous style was an influence ...more

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Bobby Harwell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Bobby Harwell age 86 - Bobby Rhea Harwell is an American actor and producer.

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Brandon Keener is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Brandon Keener age 43 - Brandon James Keener is an American actor living in Los Angeles, California. He was born and raised in Fort Smith, Arkansas and graduated from University of Arkansas. Keener is known for his ...more

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Brenda Whitehead is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Brenda Whitehead age 44 - Brenda Whitehead is an actress.

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Brent Jennings is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Brent Jennings age 64 - Brent Jennings is an actor.

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Bridget Hall is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Bridget Hall age 40 - Bridget Hall is an American model. Hall was born in Springdale, Arkansas. At the age of 10 she was modeling in Dallas, Texas. At this time she was living in the suburb of Farmers Branch, where she ...more

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Broncho Billy Anderson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Broncho Billy Anderson Died at 91 (1880-1971) - Gilbert M. "Broncho Billy" Anderson was an American actor, writer, film director, and film producer, who is best known as the first star of the Western film genre.

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Cajan Lee is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Cajan Lee Died at 68 (1925-1993) - Cajan Lee was an Actor.

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Camille Keaton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Camille Keaton age 70 - Camille Keaton is an American actress, best known for her role in the controversial 1978 film I Spit on Your Grave.

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Carolina Cotton is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Carolina Cotton Died at 72 (1925-1997) - Carolina Cotton was an actor.

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Charles Willeford is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Charles Willeford Died at 69 (1919-1988) - Charles Ray Willeford III was an American writer. An author of fiction, poetry, autobiography, and literary criticism, Willeford is best known for his series of novels featuring hardboiled detective ...more

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Charlie Rich is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Charlie Rich Died at 63 (1932-1995) - Charles Rich was an American country music singer and musician. His eclectic style of music was often hard to classify in a single genre, encompassing the rockabilly, jazz, blues, country, and gospel ...more

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Cherlyn Schaefer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Cherlyn Schaefer age 34 - Cherlyn Schaefer is an actress and costumer.

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Cherokee Turner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Cherokee Turner age 30 - Cherokee Turner is a film director, producer and editor.

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Chester Lauck is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Chester Lauck Died at 78 (1902-1980) - Chester "Chet" Lauck was a comic actor who played the character of Lum Edwards on the classic American radio comedy Lum and Abner. Chester Lauck was raised in Mena, Arkansas and graduated ...more

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Chief Tahachee is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Chief Tahachee Died at 74 (1904-1978) - Chief Tahachee was an Old Settler Cherokee Indian who was an author, a stage actor, a film extra, and a vaudeville performer. Chief Tahachee wrote four books: Poems of Dreams, Drifting Sands, An ...more

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Chuck Williams is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Chuck Williams Chuck Williams is an actor, screenwriter and film producer.

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Clarence Thomas is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Clarence Thomas age 69 - Clarence Thomas is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Succeeding Thurgood Marshall, Thomas is the second African American to serve on the Court. Thomas grew up in ...more