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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Chicago, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Chicago, as in some cases Chicago may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Chicago 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 Chicago, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

Items here include everything from Jennifer Morrison to Dwyane Wade.

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

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A.C. Weary is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
A.C. Weary age 64 - A.C. Weary is an actor.

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A.J. Presley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
A.J. Presley age 31 - A.J. Presley is an actor and singer.

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A.J. Trauth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
A.J. Trauth age 29 - Andrew James Trauth, commonly known as A.J. Trauth is an American actor and musician. He is best known for playing the character of Alan "Twitty" on Even Stevens, and as the voice of Josh ...more

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Aaron Behl is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Aaron Behl age 34 - Aaron Behl is a film producer, director and screenwriter.

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Adam Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Adam Baldwin age 53 - Adam Baldwin is an American actor. He is known for starring in Full Metal Jacket as Animal Mother and in the television series Firefly and its continuation film Serenity as Jayne Cobb. His roles ...more

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Aaron J. Patton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Aaron J. Patton age 42 - Aaron J. Patton is an actor.

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Abbey Brooks is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Abbey Brooks age 32 - Abbey Brooks (born February 14, 1983 in Chicago) is an American porn actress.

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Abbey Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Abbey Lincoln Died at 80 (1930-2010) - Anna Marie Wooldridge, known by her stage name Abbey Lincoln, was an American jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress, who wrote and performed her own compositions. She was a civil rights advocate ...more

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Shabba Doo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Shabba Doo age 60 - Shabba Doo is an American actor, dancer, and choreographer. He is best known for his role as Orlando "Ozone" in the 1984 breakdancing film Breakin' and it's sequel, Breakin' 2: Electric

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Abby Pivaronas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Abby Pivaronas age 28 - Abby Pivaronas is an American actress and model best known from her recurring role as Vanessa Page on Disney Channel sitcom Jonas L.A. She grew up in Frankfort, Illinois. She went to Lincoln-Way East ...more

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Abigail Droeger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Abigail Droeger age 18 - Abigail Droeger is an actress.

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Ace Steel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Ace Steel age 42 - Chris Guy is an American professional wrestler better known by his ring name Ace Steel. He is perhaps best known for his time with Ring of Honor and occasional appearances for World Wrestling ...more

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Adam Bitterman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Adam Bitterman age 50 - Adam Bitterman is an actor and voice actor.

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Adam Rifkin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Adam Rifkin age 49 - Adam Rifkin, sometimes credited as Rif Coogan, is an American film director, producer, actor and writer. His career ranges from broad family comedies to dark and gritty urban dramas. Rifkin is best ...more

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Adda Gleason is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Adda Gleason Died at 83 (1888-1971) - Adda Gleason was an American actress. Gleason was born in Chicago, Illinois. She starred in the 1916 film adaptation of Ramona. She died in Los Angeles, California.

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Adele Claire is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Adele Claire Died at 66 (1927-1993) - Adele Claire was an actor.

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Adele Givens is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Adele Givens age 55 - Adele Givens is an American actress and comedian. Her television appearances include The Hughleys, Moesha, The Parkers, Comedy Central Presents, Def Comedy Jam, Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry, ...more

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Adrian Turika is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Adrian Turika age 28 - Adrian Turika is an actor.

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Adrian Zmed is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Adrian Zmed age 61 - Adrian George Zmed is an American actor, singer and television personality, noted for the roles of "Johnny Nogerelli" in Grease 2 and "Officer Vince Romano" in the T.J. Hooker

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Ahmo Hight is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Ahmo Hight age 42 - Ahmo Hight is an American fitness model, swimsuit model and actress. She first rose to prominence in winning the Ms. Fitness USA tournament and Ms. Fit Body Bay Area in 1994, after which she began ...more

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Aidan Quinn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Aidan Quinn age 56 - Aidan Quinn is an Irish-American actor. He made his film debut in 1984 in Reckless. His films include Desperately Seeking Susan, The Mission, Stakeout, Benny and Joon, Legends of the Fall, ...more

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Aimee Garcia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Aimee Garcia age 37 - Amy Garcia is a screenwriter.

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Al Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Al Bernstein age 65 - Al Bernstein is an American sportscaster, writer, stage performer,recording artist, and speaker.

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Al Vicente is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Al Vicente age 44 - Al Vicente is an actor.

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Alan Curtis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Alan Curtis Died at 44 (1909-1953) - Alan Curtis was an American film actor appearing in over 50 films.

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Alan Kemper Armani is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Alan Kemper Armani age 28 - Alan Kemper Armani is a film actor.

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Alan Wilder is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Alan Wilder age 62 - Alan Wilder is an American actor who has appeared on film and television. Alan is also a member of the Steppenwolf Theater Company. He has appeared in over 55 Steppenwolf productions.

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Albert Ammons is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Albert Ammons Died at 42 (1907-1949) - Albert Ammons was an American pianist and player of boogie-woogie, a bluesy jazz style popular from the late 1930s into the mid-1940s.

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Albert Grossman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Albert Grossman Died at 60 (1926-1986) - Albert Bernard Grossman was an American entrepreneur and manager in the American folk music scene and rock and roll. He was famous as the manager of many of the most popular and successful performers ...more

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Albert J. Smith is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Albert J. Smith Died at 45 (1894-1939) - Albert J. Smith was an actor.

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Albertina Walker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Albertina Walker Died at 81 (1929-2010) - Albertina Walker was an American gospel singer, song writer, actress, and humanitarian. She was popularly referred to as the "Queen of Gospel Music".

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Alberto Mariscal is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Alberto Mariscal Died at 84 (1926-2010) - Alberto Mariscal was an actor and film director.

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Alec Holmes is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Alec Holmes age 60 - Alec Holmes is an actor.

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Alex Castillo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Alex Castillo age 46 - Alex Castillo is a film producer and an actor.

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Alex Datcher is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Alex Datcher age 53 - Cynthia Alex Datcher sometimes credited as Alex Datcher, is an American actress. She has made many guest appearances on sitcoms and TV dramas; she also has numerous supporting roles in many movies. ...more

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Alex Gil is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Alex Gil age 30 - Alex Gil is an actor.

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Alex Meneses is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Alex Meneses age 50 - Alexandra Estella DeAnna "Alex" Meneses is an American television and film actress and model. She was born in Chicago of Mexican-American descent on her father's side and Ukrainian-American ...more

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Alexa Nikolas is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Alexa Nikolas age 23 - Alexa Helen Nikolas is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Nicole Bristow on the Nickelodeon television series Zoey 101. Nikolas has also appeared on various other series, including ...more

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Alfred Zeisler is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Alfred Zeisler Died at 93 (1892-1985) - Alfred Zeisler was an American-born German film producer, director, actor and screenwriter. He produced 29 films between 1927 and 1936. He also directed 16 films between 1924 and 1949. He was born in ...more

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Anthony Rapp is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Anthony Rapp age 44 - Anthony Deane Rapp is an American stage and film actor and singer best known for originating the role of Mark Cohen in the Broadway production of Rent in 1996 and later for reprising the role in the ...more

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Ali Cobrin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Ali Cobrin age 26 - Alexandra Arley "Ali" Cobrin is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Molly in the Showtime series Look, and as Kara in the 2012 film American Reunion.

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Ali LeRoi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Ali LeRoi age 53 - Ali LeRoi is an American television producer, director, writer and actor. LeRoi attended Lindblom Technical High School. LeRoi is best known as co-creator and executive producer of the UPN and later ...more

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Alison Lani is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Alison Lani Alison Lani is an actress.

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Allan Sherman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Allan Sherman Died at 49 (1924-1973) - Allan Sherman was an American comedy writer and television producer who became famous as a song parodist in the early 1960s. His first album, My Son, the Folk Singer, became the fastest-selling record ...more

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Allen Jaffe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Allen Jaffe Died at 61 (1928-1989) - Allen Jaffe was an actor.

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Alley Mills is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Alley Mills age 64 - Alley Mills born May 9, 1951, is an American actress best known for her role as Norma Arnold, the mother in the coming-of-age series The Wonder Years, and her current role as Pamela Douglas, the ...more

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Alma Platt is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Alma Platt Died at 85 (1891-1976) - Alma Platt was an actress.

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Alpheus Merchant is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Alpheus Merchant age 92 - Alpheus Merchant is an actor.

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Amadee Chabot is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Amadee Chabot age 70 - Amadee Chabot is an actress.

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Amanda Armato is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Amanda Armato age 35 - Amanda Armato is an actress.