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Famous Film Actors From Iowa

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

This list is made up of items like Ashton Kutcher and John Wayne.

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


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    Aaron Beelner USA, Remsen, Iowa Aaron Beelner is an actor.

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    USA, Waterloo, Iowa Adam Patrick DeVine is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor, and voice actor. He is a star and creator of the Comedy Central series Workaholics and Adam DeVine's House Party.

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    Adam Vincent USA, Cascade, Iowa Adam Vincent is an actor.

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    USA, Wall Lake, Iowa Adam Williams was an American film and television actor.

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    USA, Iowa Adeline De Walt Reynolds was an actress.

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    Aighleann McKiernan USA, Iowa City, Iowa Aighleann McKiernan is an actress.

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    Alice Jans Jefferson, USA, Iowa Alice Jans was an actress.

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    USA, Wall Lake, Iowa Howard Andrew "Andy" Williams was an American popular-music singer. He recorded forty-four albums in his career, seventeen of which have been Gold-certified and three of which have been

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    Armon Nowparvar USA, Des Moines, Iowa Armon Nowparvar is an actor.

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    USA, Council Bluffs, Iowa Arthur Stewart "Art" Farmer was an American jazz trumpeter and flugelhorn player. He also played flumpet, a trumpet–flugelhorn combination specially designed for him. He and his identical

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    USA, Iowa City, Iowa Ashley Tesoro is an American actress, model, and singer. She is known for her starring roles in NBC’s Saved by the Bell: The New Class and CBS’s The Bold and the Beautiful. In 2007 she released a

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    USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Christopher Ashton Kutcher is an American actor, producer, investor and former model. Kutcher began his career as a model. He began his acting career portraying Michael Kelso in the Fox sitcom That

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    Austin Coobs USA, Iowa Austin Coobs is an actor.

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    Austin Dreher USA, Davenport, Iowa Austin Dreher is an actor.

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    USA, Des Moines, Iowa Jean London is an actress.

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    Beau Anderson USA, Iowa Beau Anderson appeared in the Blog Wars documentary film.

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    USA, Fairfield, Iowa Ben Carter was an American actor and casting agent. He appeared in numerous Hollywood feature films including The Harvey Girls, Dixie Jamboree, and Born to Sing.

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    USA, Quincy Township, Corning Ben F. Wilson, was an American film actor, director, producer, and screenwriter of the silent era. He appeared in 212 films between 1911 and 1930. He also directed 138 films between 1912 and 1930. He

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    USA, Iowa City, Iowa Ben Rollins is an actor.

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    Benjamin Jay Davis USA, Ames, Iowa Benjamin Jay Davis is an actor.

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    USA, Clinton, Iowa Beth Marion, born Betty Goettsche, in Clinton, Iowa, was a B-movie actress of the 1930s, starring in westerns, her career spanning only about five years, mostly in 1936. Her films often saw her

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    USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Betsy Baker is an American actress, best known as playing Linda in the cult classic film The Evil Dead.

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    USA, Ottumwa, Iowa Beverley Owen is a classically trained American actress perhaps most widely known for having played the original role of Marilyn Munster during the first season of The Munsters. However, she disliked

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    Beverly Thompson USA, Hampton, Iowa Beverly Thompson is an actress.

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    Big Miller USA, Sioux City, Iowa Clarence Horatius "Big" Miller was a Sioux City, Iowa-born American blues singer. By 1949, "Big" began singing with the Lionel Hampton Orchestra and became a feature performer with

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    USA, Iowa Bill Coontz was an actor and stunt performer.

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    USA, Des Moines, Iowa Bill Daily is an American comedian and dramatic actor, and a veteran of many television sitcoms. He is best known for playing astronaut Roger Healey on I Dream of Jeannie and commercial airline

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    USA, Fort Dodge, Iowa William Matthew "Bill" Tilghman, Jr. was a lawman and gunfighter in the American Old West.

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    Clarinda, USA, Iowa Billy Aaron Brown, is an American actor notable for playing the character Kyle on the sitcom 8 Simple Rules.

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    USA, Davenport, Iowa Leon "Bix" Beiderbecke was an American jazz cornetist, jazz pianist, and composer. With Louis Armstrong and Muggsy Spanier, Beiderbecke was one of the most influential jazz soloists of the

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    Bob Baker USA, Forest City, Iowa Bob Baker was a singer who had several starring roles as a singing cowboy in the late 1930s.

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    USA, Oklahoma, Ryan Carlos Ray "Chuck" Norris is an American martial artist, actor, film producer and screenwriter. After serving in the United States Air Force, he began his rise to fame as a martial artist,

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    Bob Hopkins USA, Iowa Bob Hopkins was an actor.

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    USA, Des Moines, Iowa Bob Jellison was an actor.

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    USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Robert Cletus Driscoll — known as Bobby Driscoll — was an American child actor known for a large body of cinema and TV performances from 1943 to 1960. He starred in some of The Walt Disney Company's

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    Bobby Hoffman USA, Centerville, Iowa Bobby "The Truth" Hoffman is a retired American mixed martial artist who competed in the Heavyweight division.He is the former King of the Cage Super Heavyweight Champion as well as the

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    USA, Iowa Bobby Stone was an actor.

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    USA, Norwalk, Iowa Brandon James Routh is an American actor and former fashion model. He grew up in Iowa before moving to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career, and subsequently appeared on multiple television series

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    Brian Banowetz USA, Maquoketa, Iowa Brian Banowetz is an actor.

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    USA, Iowa City, Iowa Brian Lane Bell is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is best known as the rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist and occasional lead vocalist of the alternative rock band Weezer, with whom

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    USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Brian Gross is an actor starring in the 1998 TV series Wind on Water as Kelly Connolly and has also appeared in numerous films and TV movies. Gross will portray Captain James T. Kirk from episode 11

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    Keokuk, USA, Iowa Brian Keith Allen is an actor and stunt performer.

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    USA, Guthrie Center, Iowa Bridget Christine Flanery is an American actress. She is most notable for playing the Sweet Valley character Lila Fowler in Sweet Valley High in 1994 until 1996 before being replaced by actress

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    France, Lyon David Franck Charvet is a French singer, actor, model and television personality.

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    Brooke Byam USA, Clinton, Iowa Brooke Byam is an actress, singer and songwriter.

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    Bruce Ed Morrow Oskaloosa, USA, Iowa Bruce Ed Morrow is an actor.

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    USA, Reinbeck, Iowa Bruce French is an American actor who has more than 30 years of acting credits to his name. French was born in Reinbeck, Iowa. He attended the University of Iowa and majored in speech and theatre. He

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    Bruce Spielbauer USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Bruce Spielbauer is an actor.

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    USA, Davenport, Iowa Bryan Woods is an American film director and screenwriter from Davenport, Iowa. He co-writes and co-directs with filmmaking partner Scott Beck. In 2001, Beck & Woods formed Bluebox Films. Together

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