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Famous Film Actors From Arkansas

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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 Boys Town A.W. Sweatt is an actor.

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    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

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    Beverly Hills Cop III, On the Line, You Instead 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

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    Alaina McClellan Sims The River Within Alaina McClellan Sims is a film producer and actress.

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    UFC 69: Shootout, UFC 113: Machida vs. Shogun 2 John Alan Belcher is an American mixed martial artist currently competing in the UFC's middleweight division.

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    Citizen Kane, Shane, The Reluctant Dragon 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

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    Andre Jackson Brooklyn's Bridge to Jordan Andre Jackson is an actor

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    Mason of the Mounted, The Montana Kid, When a Feller Needs a Friend Andy Shuford was an actor.

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    2001: A Space Odyssey, Bambi, Neath Brookyln Bridge 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

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    April M. Walsh Disfigured April M. Walsh is an actress.

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    Cat Ballou, El Dorado, Harry and Tonto 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 Magic Mike Ashley Hayes is an actress.

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    Inside Man, Eat Pray Love, Margot at the Wedding Ashlie Atkinson is an American stage, film, and television actress.

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    The Toy, Because of Winn-Dixie, Favorite Son 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 Dangerous Hours, What's Wrong with the Women?, On Trial 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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    Gail Davies: Greatest Hits 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

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    Disengagement, The Rake's Progress: Stravinsky, Falstaff 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

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    Any Given Sunday, Varsity Blues 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

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    Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Dead and Gone, Evanescence: Broken 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

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    The Graduate, The Winds of War, Hanging Up 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

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    The Blues Brothers, The Bad News Bears, Rocky V 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

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    Gossip: Live in Liverpool 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,

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    The Wife of the Centaur, Long Pants, Maytime 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 The Searchers, How the West Was Won, The Man from Laramie Beulah Archuletta was an actress.

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    Masters of the Country Blues: Roosevelt Sykes and Big Bill Broonzy 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

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    Killer At Large, Wordplay, Bill Clinton: His Life 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

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    Boggy Creek II: And The Legend Continues 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

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    Waiting 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

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    Down by Law, Born on the Fourth of July, Eve's Bayou Billie Neal was an actress.

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    Armageddon, Love Actually, Bad Santa 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

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    Blue Flame, Kinky Killers BJ Davis is a film and tv producer, actor, film and tv director, stunt performer, stunt coordinator and screenwriter.

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    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

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    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

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    Stealing Harvard, Human Nature, The Mean Season Bobby Rhea Harwell is an American actor and producer.

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    Galaxy Quest, Traffic, He's Just Not That Into You 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

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    Brenda Whitehead The Casino Job Brenda Whitehead is an actress.

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    Moneyball, Life, Witness Brent Jennings is an actor.

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    The Devil Wears Prada, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition: 2003, Sports ... 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

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    The Great Train Robbery, His Regeneration, The Son-of-a-Gun 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 Auntie Mame Cajan Lee was an Actor.

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    I Spit on Your Grave, What Have You Done to Solange?, Chop 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 Blue Canadian Rockies, Apache Country Carolina Cotton was an actor.

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    Cockfighter 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

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    Every Which Way but Loose 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

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    Cherlyn Schaefer Carolina Cherlyn Schaefer is an actress and costumer.

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    Cherokee Turner Bacardi Cherokee Turner is a film director, producer and editor.

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    Chester Lauck So This Is Washington, Dreaming Out Loud, Two Weeks to Live 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

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    Key Largo, The Dark Corner 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

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    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, John Dies at the End, Up ... Chuck Williams is an actor, screenwriter and film producer.

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    Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election, Sex & Justice 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

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