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

Examples of items on this list include Peyton Manning and Reese Witherspoon.

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

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A. J. Duhe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
A. J. Duhe age 62 - Adam Joseph Duhe is a former American football linebacker who played eight seasons for the Miami Dolphins from 1977 to 1984 in the National Football League. Duhe played college football at ...more

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Aaron Neville is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Aaron Neville age 76 - Aaron Neville is an American R&B singer and musician. He has had four Platinum-certified albums and four Top 10 hits in the United States, including three that went to #1 on Billboard's ...more

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Adam Nee is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Adam Nee age 36 - Adam Nee is an actor.

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Adella Gautier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Adella Gautier age 69 - Adella Gautier is an actress.

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Adrian Colon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Adrian Colon Adrian Colon is an actor.

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Al Hirt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Al Hirt Died at 77 (1922-1999) - Al Hirt was an American trumpeter and bandleader. He is best remembered for his million-selling recordings of "Java" and the accompanying album Honey in the Horn, and for the theme ...more

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Al McKay is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Al McKay age 69 - Al McKay is an American guitarist, songwriter, producer, and former member of the American funk band Earth, Wind & Fire, and a recipient of five Grammy Awards. Al used to lead his own group, ...more

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Alan Donnes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Alan Donnes age 54 - Alan Donnes is an actor, comedian, film producer and screenwriter.

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Albert H. Bongard IV is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Albert H. Bongard IV age 42 - Albert H. Bongard IV is an actor.

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Alec Metro is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Alec Metro age 51 - Alec Metro is a pornographic actor. He began appearing in adult films in around 1993 has since appeared in over 475 movies. He has also directed at least 12 movies.

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Alex E. Burns is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Alex E. Burns age 58 - Alex E. Burns is an actor.

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Allen Daviau is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Allen Daviau age 75 - Allen Daviau, A.S.C. is an American cinematographer.

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Amita Balla is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Amita Balla age 41 - Amita Balla is an actress.

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Andrew Buchler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Andrew Buchler age 35 - Andrew Buchler is a film producer and an actor.

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Andy Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Andy Fitzgerald age 40 - Andy Fitzgerald is an actor.

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Andy Golden is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Andy Golden age 23 - Andy Golden is an actor.

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Angélica María is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Angélica María age 73 - Angélica María is an American-born Mexican actress and a Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter.

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Anita Gordon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Anita Gordon Died at 92 (1914-2006) - Anita Gordon was an actress.

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Branford Marsalis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Branford Marsalis age 57 - Branford Marsalis is an American saxophonist, composer and bandleader. While primarily known for his work in jazz as the leader of the Branford Marsalis Quartet, he also performs frequently as a ...more

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Ann Mills is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Ann Mills age 37 - Ann Mills is an actress.

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Annie Ryan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Annie Ryan age 70 - Annie Ryan, is a stage and screen actor, model, singer, and vocal coach. She is the CEO of AR Vocal Coach in Toronto, Canada.

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Anthony Laciura is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Anthony Laciura age 66 - Anthony Laciura is an American operatic tenor, noted for his abilities as a comprimario and actor. Born in New Orleans, he studied voice there with Charles Paddock, also the teacher of Ticho

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Anthony Mackie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Anthony Mackie age 39 - Anthony D. Mackie is an American actor. He has been featured in feature films, television series, and Broadway and Off-Broadway plays, including Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Drowning Crow, McReele, ...more

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Antonio Christina is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Antonio Christina age 36 - Antonio Christina is an actor.

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Aonika Laurent is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Aonika Laurent age 46 - Aonika Laurent is an actress.

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Arianne Binnings is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Arianne Binnings age 48 - Arianne Binnings is an actress.

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Arletta Duncan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Arletta Duncan Died at 71 (1914-1985) - Arletta Duncan, was an American actress. She appeared in 11 films between 1931 and 1937. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA and died in Santa Ana, California.

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Art Neville is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Art Neville age 80 - Arthur Lannon "Art" Neville is an American singer and keyboardist from New Orleans.

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Arturo Gil is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Arturo Gil age 57 - Arturo Gil is an American actor who has appeared in many films, television programs, and commercials including Spaceballs, Monkeybone, The Fantasticks, Dirty Work, The Man Show, The Munsters' ...more

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Azure Parsons is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Azure Parsons age 33 - Azure Parsons is an actress.

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B.G. is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
B.G. age 37 - Christopher Dorsey better known by his stage name B.G., is an American rapper, and hip hop recording artist from New Orleans, Louisiana. He began his music career signing to Cash Money Records ...more

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B.J. Crosby is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
B.J. Crosby age 65 - B.J. Crosby is an actress.

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Baby Boy Da Prince is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Baby Boy Da Prince age 31 - Lawrence Cennett, better known by his stage name Baby Boy da Prince is a rapper from New Orleans. His rap career began at the age of 16 opening for No Limit Records in his hometown. He was first ...more

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Carmen De Lavallade is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Carmen De Lavallade age 86 - Carmen de Lavallade is an American actress, dancer and choreographer.

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Barney Bigard is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Barney Bigard Died at 74 (1906-1980) - Albany Leon Bigard, aka Barney Bigard, was an American jazz clarinetist who also played tenor saxophone, known for his 15-year tenure with Duke Ellington.

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Barry Shabaka Henley is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Barry Shabaka Henley age 63 - Barry Shabaka Henley is an American character actor. Henley is a fixture in many films, most often the films of director Michael Mann, having worked with the director five times.

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Becka Bratt is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Becka Bratt age 36 - Becka Bratt is a pornographic actress.

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Ben Turpin is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Ben Turpin Died at 71 (1869-1940) - Bernard "Ben" Turpin was an American comedian and actor, best remembered for his work in silent films.

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Benjamin Jaffe is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Benjamin Jaffe age 46 - Benjamin Jaffe is a member of the musical group, Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

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Benjamin Riley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Benjamin Riley age 33 - Benjamin Riley is an actor.

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Bernard Johnson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Bernard Johnson Died at 58 (1952-2010) - Bernard Johnson was an actor.

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Bessie Griffin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Bessie Griffin Died at 67 (1922-1989) - Bessie Griffin was an African-American gospel singer. Born Arlette B. Broil in New Orleans, Louisiana, she was steeped in church music as a child. She sang for a while with the Southern Harps, ...more

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Big Mike is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Big Mike age 46 - Michael Barnett, better known by his stage name Big Mike is an American rapper from New Orleans, Louisiana. He was originally a member of Convicts with Houston rapper Mr. 3-2. Its album would be ...more

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Bill Holliday is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Bill Holliday Died at 51 (1933-1984) - Bill Holliday was an actor.

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Billy Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Billy Slaughter age 37 - Billy Slaughter is an actor.

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Bob Clark is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Bob Clark Died at 68 (1939-2007) - Benjamin "Bob" Clark was an American actor, director, screenwriter and producer best known for directing and writing the script with Jean Shepherd to the 1983 Christmas film A ...more

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Bob Kaufman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Bob Kaufman Died at 61 (1925-1986) - Bob Kaufman, born Robert Garnell Kaufman, was an American Beat poet and surrealist inspired by jazz music. In France, where his poetry had a large following, he was known as the "black ...more

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Boots Mallory is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Boots Mallory Died at 45 (1913-1958) - Patricia "Boots" Mallory was an American film actress, dancer and model.

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Brandi Coleman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Brandi Coleman age 35 - Brandi Coleman is an actress.

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Brandi-Alisa Bates is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Brandi-Alisa Bates age 36 - Brandi-Alisa Bates is an actress.