Mormon Celebrities

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List of notable or famous Mormon celebrities, including actors, television presenters, dancers, hosts, singers and musicians. These entertainers, working in a variety of disciplines, media and formats, are all members in good standing of the Church of Latter Day Saints, and are considered practicing Mormons. Though some of them have openly discussed their Mormon beliefs and are closely associated with the religion (such as Donny and Marie Osmond of the singing Osmond family), many others are famous for their secular work and are not widely known as Mormon believers.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (sometimes known simply as the LDS Church or the Mormon Church) is the largest denomination in the "Latter Day Saint Movement" inspired by the message of Joseph Smith. The church currently claims 14.1 million adherents around the world, with 50,000 missionaries currently serving worldwide. The church models its teachings and organizations on Joseph Smith's original Church of Christ, founded in 1830.

The Mormon culture that inspired some of these artists is also distinctive in many ways, both because of the geographical center of Mormonism in the Intermountain West and the family-oriented worldview of the church itself.
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  1. Actor, former child star

    Corbin Michael Allred is an American actor. He starred in the 2003 award-winning motion picture Saints and Soldiers and the 1997–1998 television series Teen Angel. more

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    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: USA, Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Anywhere but Here, Teen Angel, The Wild Stallion, Saints and Soldiers, + more
  2. Larry Bagby is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Mormon Celebrities
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    Star Of Walk The Line, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Hocus Pocus

    Larry Bagby is an American actor and a musician. Bagby was born Lawrence Bagby III in Marysville, California. His father was a member of a dance band. Bagby's most notable roles include: Frank Ellis, The Young and the Restless, 2008 Adam Pendon, Believe The Movie, 2007 Marshall Grant, Walk the Line, ...more

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    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: USA, California, Marysville
    • Profession: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor
    • Credits: Walk the Line, Hocus Pocus, Forever Strong, Church Ball, Saints and Soldiers, + more
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    Billy Barty was an American film actor and television star. In adult life he stood three feet, nine inches, due to cartilage-hair hypoplasia dwarfism, and because of his short stature he was often cast in movies opposite taller performers for comic effect. He specialized in outspoken or wisecracking ...more

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    • Age: Died at 76 (1924-2000)
    • Birthplace: Millsboro, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: The Rescuers Down Under, Willow, Bride of Frankenstein, Legend, Foul Play, + more
  4. Glenn Beck is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Mormon Celebrities
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    Conservative talk-radio and television host

    Glenn Lee Beck is an American television personality and radio host, conservative political commentator, author, television network producer, filmmaker, and entrepreneur. He hosts the Glenn Beck Radio Program, a popular nationally syndicated talk-radio show that airs throughout the United States on ...more

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    • Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Everett, Washington, United States of America
    • Profession: Spokesperson, Commentator, Talk show host, Journalist, Film Producer, + more
    • Credits: Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Strange Brew, National Treasure: Book of Secrets
  5. Don Bluth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Mormon Celebrities
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    Animator, creator Of The Land Before Time, The Secret Of NIMH, and An American Tail

    Donald Virgil "Don" Bluth is an American animator, film director, producer, writer, production designer, video game designer and animation instructor who is known for directing animated films including The Secret of NIMH, An American Tail, The Land Before Time, All Dogs Go to Heaven, and Anastasia, and ...more

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    • Age: 78
    • Birthplace: Texas, USA, El Paso
    • Profession: Production Designer, Video Game Producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Author, + more
    • Credits: All Dogs Go to Heaven, The Secret of NIMH, Anastasia, The Land Before Time, An American Tail, + more
  6. Wilford Brimley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Mormon Celebrities
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    Anthony Wilford Brimley is an American actor. He has appeared in such films as The China Syndrome, Cocoon, The Thing, and The Firm. He had a recurring role on the 1970s television series The Waltons. Brimley has also done television commercials, including advertisements for the Quaker Oats Company and ...more

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    • Age: 81
    • Birthplace: USA, Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Profession: Wrangler, Blacksmith, Bodyguard, Actor, Farmer, + more
    • Credits: The Thing, The Natural, True Grit, The Firm, Cocoon, + more
  7. A.J. Cook

    A.J. Cook is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Mormon Celebrities
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  8. Aaron Eckhart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Mormon Celebrities
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    Actor in The Dark Knight

    Aaron Edward Eckhart is an American film and stage actor. Born in California, he moved to England at the age of 13, when his father relocated the family. Several years later, he began his acting career by performing in school plays, before moving to Sydney, for his high school senior year. He left high ...more

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    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Cupertino, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Producer, Actor
    • Credits: The Dark Knight, Olympus Has Fallen, Battle Los Angeles, Thank You for Smoking
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