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Famous Film Actors From Illinois

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

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


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    USA, Chicago, Illinois Michael O'Hare was an American actor, best known for playing Commander Jeffrey Sinclair in the science fiction television series Babylon 5.

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    USA, Illinois 'Little Billy' Rhodes was an actor.

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois A.C. Weary is an actor.

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois A.J. Presley is an actor and singer.

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois 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

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    Aaron Behl USA, Chicago, Illinois Aaron Behl is a film producer, director and screenwriter.

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    Aaron Farb USA, Rockford, Illinois Aaron Farb is an actor.

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    USA, Illinois, Kankakee Aaron Freeman is an American journalist, stand-up comedian, author, cartoonist, and blogger.

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    USA, Buffalo Grove, Illinois Aaron Himelstein is an American actor who is perhaps best known for playing a younger version of Austin Powers in Austin Powers in Goldmember and Friedman, Luke Girardi's best friend, in Joan of

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    Aaron J. Patton USA, Chicago, Illinois Aaron J. Patton is an actor.

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    Aaron Milo USA, Rockford, Illinois Aaron Milo is an actor.

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois 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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    USA, Chicago, Illinois Abbey Brooks (born February 14, 1983 in Chicago) is an American porn actress.

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois 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

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    USA, Naperville, Illinois Abbie Dunn is an actress.

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois 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

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois Abigail Droeger is an actress.

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois 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

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    USA, Winnetka, Illinois 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

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois Adam Bitterman is an actor and voice actor.

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    Adam Kaiz USA, Park Ridge, Illinois Adam Kaiz is an actor.

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    USA, Illinois, Lake Forest Adam Pearce is an American retired professional wrestler. He is a former five-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion, a one-time PWG World Champion, a one-time NWA British Commonwealth Heavyweight

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    USA, Joliet, Illinois Adam Rapp is an American novelist, playwright, screenwriter, musician and film director. His play, Red Light Winter, was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2006.

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois 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

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    USA, Evanston, Illinois Alicia Linda Goranson, better known as Lecy Goranson, is an American actress. She is best known for her role as the original Becky Conner in the television sitcom Roseanne, which debuted in 1988.

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    Adda Gleason USA, Chicago, Illinois 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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    USA, Chicago, Illinois Adele Claire was an actor.

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois 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,

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    Adria Dawn USA, Champaign, Illinois Adria Dawn is an actress.

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    Adrian Turika USA, Chicago, Illinois Adrian Turika is an actor.

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois 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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    USA, Joliet, Illinois Adrianne Marie Curry is an American model, reality TV personality and spokeswoman. She is best known as the first winner of the reality television series America's Next Top Model. She was married to

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    USA, Illinois, Carbondale Agnes Ayres was an American actress who rose to fame during the silent film era. She was known for her role as Lady Diana Mayo in The Sheik opposite Rudolph Valentino.

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois 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

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois 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,

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois Amy Garcia is a screenwriter.

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    USA, Evanston, Illinois Ajay Kalahastri Naidu is an American actor.

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois Al Bernstein is an American sportscaster, writer, stage performer,recording artist, and speaker.

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois Al Vicente is an actor.

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois Alan Curtis was an American film actor appearing in over 50 films.

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    Alan Dysert USA, Illinois Alan Dysert is a film producer and actor.

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois Alan Kemper Armani is a film actor.

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois 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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    USA, Chicago, Illinois 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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    USA, Chicago, Illinois 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

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois Albert J. Smith was an actor.

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois 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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    USA, Chicago, Illinois Alberto Mariscal was an actor and film director.

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    USA, Chicago, Illinois Alec Holmes is an actor.

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