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Famous Film Actors From Knoxville

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

List contains items like Christina Hendricks and Randy Orton.

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


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    Adora Dupree Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Adora Dupree was an actress.

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Brad Barron Renfro was an American actor and musician. He made his film debut at the age of eleven in the lead role of Joel Schumacher's The Client, going on to star in 21 feature films, several short

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Walter Brown McGhee was a Piedmont blues singer and guitarist, best known for his collaborations with the harmonica player Sonny Terry.

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    Carl Low Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Carl Low is an actor.

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    USA, Knoxville, Pennsylvania Charles Meredith was an American film and television actor.

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Christina Rene Hendricks is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Joan Harris in the AMC television series Mad Men, for which she has been nominated for five Emmy Awards. A poll of

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Christopher W. Douglas is an actor, best known for roles on the soap operas One Life to Live as Dylan Moody and Passions as Antonio Lopez-Fitzgerald.

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Cleavant Derricks, Jr. is an American actor and singer-songwriter, who is best known for his role of Rembrandt Brown on Sliders.

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Clinton Derricks-Carroll is an American actor and musician. He is the twin brother of Cleavant Derricks, who is also an actor. Clinton starred in the TV series Wally Brown and Sanford. He also had

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Calvin Cylk Cozart is an American actor who has appeared in over 30 films and 20 television shows.

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Dale Dickey is an American film, stage and television character actress. Dickey has won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female for her performance as Merab in the 2010 independent

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville David Lemuel "Davey" Keith is an American actor and director. He received Golden Globe nominations for Best Supporting Actor and New Star of the Year – Actor for his performance in An

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    USA, Denison, Iowa Earling Carothers "Jim" Garrison – who changed his first name to Jim in the early 1960s – was the District Attorney of Orleans Parish, Louisiana, from 1962 to 1973. A member of the

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    Ellia Thompson Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Ellia Thompson is an actress.

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Emily A. Burton is an actress.

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Gina Marie May is an actress and a former model.

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Henry Cho is an American stand-up comedian. His work can be heard nationwide several times weekly on XM Radio's Channel 151, Laugh USA and Sirius Radio's Blue Collar Radio channel 103, Pandora Radio's

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville J. Don Ferguson, sometimes credited as "Don Ferguson", was a prolific American character actor who appeared in feature films and television programs. He was a prominent stage actor in

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville John Bushnell "Jack" Hanna is an American zookeeper who is the Director Emeritus of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. He was Director of the zoo from 1978 to 1993, and is viewed as largely

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Jack Kyle is an actor.

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Jack Landry is an actor.

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Jake Thomas is an American actor, perhaps best known for his role as Matt McGuire, the titular character's younger brother, in the Disney Channel show Lizzie McGuire. In 2002, he won a Young Artist

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Jamie Lynn Marchi is an American voice actress, ADR director and script writer who works for Funimation/OkraTron 5000. She has provided voices for a number of English-language versions of Japanese

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Jasper Redd is an American comedian from Knoxville, Tennessee. Jasper's brand of comedy is distinguished by his use of polyrhythmic timing. Earlier in his career, this was more pronounced. However, he

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Jeff Joslin is an actor, film producer, film director, screenwriter, film editor, model and former American football player.

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Jerome Courtland was an American actor, director and producer. He acted in films in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, and in television in the 1950s and 1960s. Courtland also appeared on Broadway in the

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville John Cullum is an American actor and singer. He has appeared in many stage musicals and dramas, including On the Twentieth Century and Shenandoah, winning the Tony Awards for Best Leading Actor in a

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville John Gross is a film director, producer, editor and screenwriter.

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Philip John "PJ" Clapp Jr., known by his stage name Johnny Knoxville, is an American stunt performer, comedian, actor, screenwriter and film producer. He is best known as a co-creator and

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    Knoxville, USA, Illinois Justin Scott Hartley is an American actor, known for his roles as Fox Crane in the NBC daytime soap opera Passions and Oliver Queen in The CW's superhero series Smallville. Hartley also starred in the

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Kenneth Arnold "Kenny" Chesney is an American singer and songwriter. He has recorded eleven albums, nine of which have been certified gold or higher by the RIAA. He has also produced more

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Lara Parker is an American television, stage, and film actress best known for her role as Angelique on the cult ABC-TV serial Dark Shadows which aired from 1966 to 1971.

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Lillian Randolph was an American actress and singer, a veteran of radio, film, and television. She worked in entertainment from the 1930s well into the 1970s, appearing in hundreds of radio shows,

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Linda Carlson is an American actress.

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    Margaret Goodman Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Margaret Goodman is an actress.

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Mary Costa is an American singer and actress, who is best known for providing the voice of Princess Aurora in the 1959 film, Sleeping Beauty. She is also a professional opera singer.

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    Meghan Falcone Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Meghan Falcone is an actress.

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    Mike Guy Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Mike Guy is an actor.

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Edward Mitchell "Mitch" Rouse is an American film and television actor, director and screenwriter. Rouse was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, and raised in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where he played

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Morgan Stevens is an American actor, primarily seen on television. He appeared as Paul Northridge in one episode of The Waltons and in three reunion movies. In A Wedding on Walton's Mountain, his

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    Nikki Estridge Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Nikki Estridge is an actress.

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    Patrick N. Millsaps Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Patrick Neill Millsaps is a producer the co-founder and partner of HBS Management, a talent management firm with locations in Atlanta, Nashville and Los Angeles. Prior to his work in the entertainment

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Polly Bergen was an American actress, singer, television host, writer, and entrepreneur. She won an Emmy Award in 1958 for her performance as Helen Morgan in The Helen Morgan Story. For her stage work

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    Preston Douglas Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Preston Douglas is an actor.

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Quentin Jerome Tarantino is an American film director, screenwriter, cinematographer, producer, and actor. His films are characterized by non-linear storylines, satirical subject matter, and an

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Randall Keith "Randy" Orton is an American professional wrestler and actor. He is signed to WWE, where he is a 12-time world champion, having held the WWE Championship eight times and the

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    Roy Cockrum Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Roy Cockrum is an actor.

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    Sam Dalton Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Sam Dalton is an actor, writer, film director and film producer.

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    Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Stacy Cunningham is an actress.

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    Tim Steed Tennessee, USA, Knoxville Tim Steed is an actor.

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