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Famous Film Actors From Kansas City

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

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Aaron Dontez Yates, better known by his stage name Tech N9ne, is an American rapper. In 1999, Yates and Travis O'Guin founded the record label Strange Music. He has sold over two million albums and

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    USA, Kansas City, Kansas Ada Brown was an American blues singer. She is best known for her recordings of "Ill Natural Blues", "Break O' Day Blues", and "Evil Mama Blues.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Alice Joyce was an American actress, who appeared in more than 200 films during the 1910s and 1920s. She is known for her roles in the 1923 film The Green Goddess and its 1930 remake also called The

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Allan John Melvin was an American character actor who appeared in several television shows, including the roles of Corporal Henshaw on The Phil Silvers Show; Alice’s boyfriend, Sam the Butcher, on The

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Allison Hensel is an actress.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Alvaleta Guess was an American stage/musical theatre actress, both on and off-Broadway, but also played the occasional supporting role on television and in feature films. She appeared on Broadway in

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    Amber J. Lawson Kansas City, USA, Missouri Amber J. Lawson is a film producer and an actress

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Amy Alcott is an American professional golfer and golf course designer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1975, and won five major championships and 29 LPGA Tour events in all. She is a member

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Angella Kaye is an actress , voice actress, and singer.

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    USA, Kansas City, Kansas Angus Scrimm is an American actor and Grammy-winning author, best known for playing the Tall Man in the 1979 horror movie Phantasm and its sequels.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Anthony Avery is an actor.

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    Anthony Pawley Kansas City, USA, Missouri Anthony Pawley is an actor.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Antoine Williams is an actor.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Arnie Pantoja is an American actor. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, he graduated from East Lake High School in Tarpon Springs, Florida in 2003. After attending Florida State University for a year, he

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Arthur Bullock is an actor.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Benjamin Francis Webster, a.k.a. "The Brute" or "Frog", was an influential American jazz tenor saxophonist. Webster, born in Kansas City, Missouri, is considered one of the three

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    Betty Boyd Kansas City, USA, Missouri Elizabeth "Betty" Boyd was an American film actress in the early days of Hollywood, mostly in the silent film era of the late 1920s and into the early 1930s in B-movies.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Betty Farrington was an actress.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Betty Lynn is an American actress. She is best known for having played Thelma Lou in The Andy Griffith Show. She and Elinor Donahue are the last surviving regular female cast members from the show.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Big Joe Turner was an American blues shouter from Kansas City, Missouri, United States. According to the songwriter Doc Pomus, "Rock and roll would have never happened without him." While he

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    Bill Rowley Kansas City, USA, Missouri Bill Rowley is an actor.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Billy Taylor is an actor.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Bobb'e Jacques Thompson is an American actor. He is known for playing Tracy Jr. on 30 Rock, Stanley on That's So Raven, Ronnie Shields in Role Models, Jimmy Mitchell on the short-lived NBC series, The

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Brian David is an actor.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Brian Vincent is an Actor.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Brooke Dillman is an American actress and comedian best known as a series regular maternal roles on the skit comedy Blue Collar TV.

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    USA, Kansas City, Kansas Bruce Alan Lietzke is an American professional golfer who has won 13 tournaments on the PGA Tour, including two victories in the Canadian Open. He has had seven victories on the Champions Tour,

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Burt Freeman Bacharach is an American singer, songwriter, composer, record producer and pianist. A six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Academy Award winner, he is known for his popular hit

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Calvin Marshall Trillin is an American journalist, humorist, food writer, poet, memoirist and novelist.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Candy Samples is an American pornographic actress and exotic dancer.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Caprice Crawford is an actress.

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    USA, Kansas City, Kansas Charles Parker, Jr., also known as "Yardbird" and "Bird", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Parker was a highly influential jazz soloist and a leading figure in the

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Richell Rene "Chely" Wright is an American country music singer and gay rights activist. On the strength of her debut album in 1994, the Academy of Country Music named her Top New Female

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Christopher W. "Chris" Cooper (born July 9, 1951) is an American film actor. He became well known in the late 1990s. He has appeared in supporting performances in several major Hollywood

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Chris Odo is an actor.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Chris Palmer is an actor.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Christina Janine Rodgers is an actress, model, writer, film producer and entrepreneur.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Columbus Keith Short, Jr. is an American choreographer, actor, and singer. He choreographed Britney Spears's Onyx Hotel Tour and worked with Brian Friedman. He is best known for his roles in the films

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Constance Foore "Connee" Boswell was an American female vocalist born in Kansas City but raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. With her sisters, Martha and Helvetia "Vet" Boswell, she

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Conrad Rooks was an American writer, director and producer most renowned for his 1972 filmed adaptation of Hermann Hesse's novel Siddhartha. Rooks was an heir to the Avon Products cosmetics fortune,

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Craig Anthony Marcus Kilborn is an American actor, political satirist, media critic, writer, producer, comedian, and television host. He was the original host of The Daily Show, a former anchor on

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    USA, Saint Joseph, Missouri Marshall Bruce Mathers III, better known by his stage name Eminem, is an American rapper, record producer, songwriter, and actor. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of the group D12, as

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Nadine Dana Suesse was an American musician, composer and lyricist.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Daniel Bateman is an actor.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Daniel Joseph is an actor, film director, producer, editor and screenwriter.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Dante Henderson is a singer, songwriter, dancer, choreographer, model and actor. Henderson and his family moved to California when he was about 2 years old. Raised in Los Angeles, Dante studied the

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri David Imboden is a film actor.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri David Rollins was an actor.

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    Kansas City, USA, Missouri Dawn McMillan is an actress.

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    Debra Alden Kansas City, USA, Missouri Debra Alden is an American actress best remembered for her role as Ruth Stockton in the 1947 film, Code of the West. Debra Alden was born in Kansas City, Missouri as Shirley Fedderson. Her father,

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