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Famous Film Actors From Kansas City

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



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    Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D, Tech N9ne: The Psychumentary, ... 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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    Stormy Weather 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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    The Passionate Adventure, Dancing Mothers, So's Your Old Man 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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    With Six You Get Eggroll, The New Alice in Wonderland, The Magilla Gorilla ... 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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    Grave Mistake, Easier with Practice, Nothing but Life Allison Hensel is an actress.

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    Money Train, Dead Presidents, The Keeper 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 Desperation Boulevard Amber J. Lawson is a film producer and an actress

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    Tin Cup 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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    Man on the Moon, Whatever It Takes, Dead Man on Campus Angella Kaye is an actress , voice actress, and singer.

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    John Dies at the End, Phantasm, Wishmaster 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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    Dance with Me, My Giant Anthony Avery is an actor.

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    Anthony Pawley Paradise Express Anthony Pawley is an actor.

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    People Like Us, Love Is All You Need?, William & Kate Antoine Williams is an actor.

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    Sydney White, Hamlet 2, Vampire Bats 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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    A Darker Reality, Dark Reality Arthur Bullock is an actor.

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    The Only Way, Ben Webster: In Hannover: 1973, Teddy Wilson: In Europe: ... 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 Samson and Delilah, Companionate Service, The Quiet Worker 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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    The Lady Eve, Samson and Delilah, Let Us Live Betty Farrington was an actress.

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    The Hangman, Return to Mayberry, Gun for a Coward 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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    The American Folk-Blues Festival: The British Tours 1963-1966 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 The Nesting Bill Rowley is an actor.

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    National Lampoon's Van Wilder Billy Taylor is an actor.

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    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Role Models, Fred Claus 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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    Wristcutters: A Love Story Brian David is an actor.

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    Black Dog, Blue Moon, Animal Room Brian Vincent is an Actor.

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    Superbad, Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector, My Uncle Rafael 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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    Tin Cup 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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    Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Austin Powers: Goldmember, The Best ... 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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    Sleepless in Seattle, New York in the Fifties Calvin Marshall Trillin is an American journalist, humorist, food writer, poet, memoirist and novelist.

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    Flesh Gordon, Up!, Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens Candy Samples is an American pornographic actress and exotic dancer.

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    Elizabethtown, I Am Bad Caprice Crawford is an actress.

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    Improvisation, Norman Granz: Improvisation 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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    Max Keeble's Big Move 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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    American Beauty, The Bourne Identity, The Patriot 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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    Green Card Chris Odo is an actor.

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    Lucky Numbers Chris Palmer is an actor.

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    Not Easily Broken Christina Janine Rodgers is an actress, model, writer, film producer and entrepreneur.

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    H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds, Stomp the Yard, Quarantine 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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    Swing Parade of 1946, It's All Yours 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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    Chappaqua 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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    Old School, Cursed, The Benchwarmers 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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    8 Mile, Funny People, The Interview 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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    Nadine Dana Suesse was an American musician, composer and lyricist.

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    I Love You, Man, 17 Again Daniel Bateman is an actor.

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    Fever Pitch, R.S.V.P., Goosed Daniel Joseph is an actor, film director, producer, editor and screenwriter.

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    Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Gun Shy, These Old Broads 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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    Gimme David Imboden is a film actor.

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    Fox Movietone Follies of 1929, The Phantom Express David Rollins was an actor.

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    Zeus and Roxanne, Lucky Numbers, Knight Club Dawn McMillan is an actress.

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    Debra Alden Code of the West 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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