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

List is made up of items like David Letterman and Adam Lambert.

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

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Abraham Benrubi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Abraham Benrubi age 48 - Abraham Rubin Hercules Benrubi is an American character actor known for his appearances as Jerry Markovic on the long-running U.S. TV drama ER, for his first role as Larry Kubiac on the series ...more

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Adam Lambert is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Adam Lambert age 35 - Adam Mitchel Lambert is an American singer, songwriter, and stage actor. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana and raised in San Diego, California, he performed in amateur theatrical productions as a ...more

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Amy Smallman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Amy Smallman age 49 - Amy Smallman is an actress.

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Anthony Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Anthony Montgomery age 46 - Anthony D. Montgomery is an American film and television actor, as well as graphic novelist. He is best known for his portrayal of Ensign Travis Mayweather on the UPN science fiction television ...more

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Betty Alden is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Betty Alden Died at 57 (1891-1948) - Betty Alden was an actress.

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Bill Shirley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Bill Shirley Died at 68 (1921-1989) - William Jay "Bill" Shirley was an American actor and tenor/lyric baritone singer who later became a Broadway theatre producer. He is perhaps best known as the speaking and singing ...more

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Bobby Sherwood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Bobby Sherwood Died at 67 (1914-1981) - Robert J. Sherwood, Jr., known professionally as Bobby Sherwood, was a trumpet player, bandleader, actor and composer. He appeared in three films including Pal Joey in 1957. His sons Billy and ...more

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Brendan Fraser is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Brendan Fraser age 49 - Brendan James Fraser is an American-Canadian actor. He portrayed Rick O'Connell in the three-part Mummy film series and is known for his comedic and fantasy film leading roles in major Hollywood ...more

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Chad Brown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Chad Brown age 44 - Chad Brown is an actor.

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Chris Lytle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Chris Lytle age 43 - Chris Scott Lytle is a retired American mixed martial artist, boxer and a veteran of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Lytle was prominently featured as a Welterweight on The Ultimate Fighter ...more

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Chris Warren, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Chris Warren, Jr. age 27 - Chris Warren Jr. is an American actor.

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Christopher Michael is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Christopher Michael Christopher Michael is an American actor, director, writer, who is most famous for portraying Sergeant/Detective/Captain/Chief Michaels on 7th Heaven. He appeared in over 45 episodes throughout ...more

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Claude Bragg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Claude Bragg age 33 - Claude Bragg is an actor.

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Clifton Webb is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Clifton Webb Died at 77 (1889-1966) - Clifton Webb was an American actor, dancer, and singer known for his Oscar-nominated roles in such films as Laura, The Razor's Edge, and Sitting Pretty. In the theatrical world he was known for ...more

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Connie Booth is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Connie Booth age 73 - Constance "Connie" Booth is an American-born writer, actress, comedian and psychotherapist based in England, best known for appearances on British television and particularly for her ...more

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Corey Pearson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Corey Pearson age 43 - Corey Pearson is an actor.

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D. Elliot Woods is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
D. Elliot Woods age 48 - D. Elliot Woods is an actor.

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David Letterman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
David Letterman age 70 - David Michael Letterman is an American television host, comedian, writer, producer, and actor. He hosts the late night television talk show Late Show with David Letterman, broadcast on CBS. ...more

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David Schultz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
David Schultz age 37 - David Schultz is an actor, film producer and screenwriter.

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Diane Amos is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Diane Amos age 59 - Diane Amos is an actress

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Don Kent is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Don Kent Died at 60 (1933-1993) - Leo Joseph "Joe" Smith Jr. was an American professional wrestler who wrestled as Don Kent and also as The Black Dragon, Doug Kent, Joe Smith and Super Medico III during his 20 years in ...more

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Doreen Munroe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Doreen Munroe Died at 74 (1897-1971) - Doreen Munroe was an actress and wife of Robert Cory.

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Dorothy Meyer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Dorothy Meyer Died at 63 (1924-1987) - Dorothy Meyer was an actress.

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Doug Jones is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Doug Jones age 57 - Doug Jones is an American actor and former contortionist best known to science fiction, fantasy, and horror fans for his various roles playing non-human characters, often in heavy makeup, in ...more

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E. Katherine Kerr is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
E. Katherine Kerr age 80 - E. Katherine Kerr is an actress.

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Eric Dill is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Eric Dill age 36 - Eric Dill is a singer.

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Ethelmary Oakland is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Ethelmary Oakland Died at 90 (1909-1999) - Ethelmary Oakland was a silent film child star. She was featured in such Thanhouser Film Corporation's films as The World and the Woman with Jeanne Eagels; and Always in the Way with Mary Miles ...more

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Fran Carlon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Fran Carlon Died at 80 (1913-1993) - Fran Carlon was an American actress who was most successful in radio and television. She was born in Indianapolis and grew up in Chicago. She received her theatrical training at Chicago’s ...more

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Fred Gamble is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Fred Gamble Died at 71 (1868-1939) - Fred Gamble was an American film actor. He appeared in 138 films between 1913 and 1928. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, and died in Hollywood, California.

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Freddie Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Freddie Hubbard Died at 70 (1938-2008) - Frederick Dewayne "Freddie" Hubbard was an American jazz trumpeter. He was known primarily for playing in the bebop, hard bop and post-bop styles from the early 1960s and on. His ...more

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Frederick Burton is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Frederick Burton Died at 86 (1871-1957) - Frederick Burton, was an American actor. He appeared in 122 films between 1914 and 1947.

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Gaylen Ross is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Gaylen Ross age 67 - Gaylen Ross is an American actress, writer, producer and director. Ross has produced, directed and written documentary films that have premiered in film festivals including the Berlin Film ...more

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George Webb is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
George Webb Died at 56 (1887-1943) - George Webb was an actor, journalist and showman.

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Harry von Zell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Harry von Zell Died at 75 (1906-1981) - Harry von Zell, born in Indianapolis, Indiana, made his mark as an announcer of radio programs and an actor in films and television shows.

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Helen Leslie is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Helen Leslie Helen Leslie is an actress.

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Holly Hindman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Holly Hindman age 37 - Holly Hindman is an actress.

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Hyapatia Lee is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Hyapatia Lee age 57 - Hyapatia Lee is the stage name of a former American exotic dancer and pornographic actress. One-quarter Cherokee, she was the only Native American in the adult business during her tenure; this ...more

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Jake Blade is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Jake Blade age 31

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Jake Short is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Jake Short age 20 - Jake Short is an American teen actor, best known for his role as Fletcher Quimby in Disney Channel's comedy series A.N.T. Farm, along with China Anne McClain and Sierra McCormick. He also ...more

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James Baskett is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
James Baskett Died at 44 (1904-1948) - James Baskett was an American actor known for his portrayal of Uncle Remus, singing the song "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" in the 1946 Disney feature film Song of the South. In recognition of ...more

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James Sloyan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
James Sloyan age 77 - James Joseph Sloyan is an American actor.

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Jason Matthew Smith is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Jason Matthew Smith age 45 - Jason Matthew Smith is an actor.

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Jason Smither is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Jason Smither age 40 - Jason Smither is an actor.

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Jeff Uhlenhake is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Jeff Uhlenhake age 51 - Jeffrey Alan Uhlenhake is a former American football center in the National Football League for the Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, and the Washington Redskins, and started 112 out of 119 ...more

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Jewell Lain is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Jewell Lain age 86 - Jewell Lain is an actress.

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Jobyna Howland is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Jobyna Howland Died at 56 (1880-1936) - Jobyna Howland was an American stage and screen actress. Born to a Civil War veteran named Joby Howland who at eleven was one of the youngest enlistees in the conflict, and his wife Mary C. ...more

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Joe Wright is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Joe Wright Died at 39 (1970-2009) - Joe Wright was an actor.

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Joelean is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Joelean age 42 - Joelean is an actress.

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Joey Zehr is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
Joey Zehr age 35 - Joey Zehr is a musician.

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John Gearries is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Indianapolis
John Gearries age 36 - John Gearries is an actor and film producer.