Famous Film Actors From Portland

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

A factual list, featuring items like Anna Kendrick and Sara Jean Underwood.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Portland?" and "Which famous actors were born in Portland?"
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    A.J. Gordon The Truth A.J. Gordon is an actor and film producer.

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    Aaron Corcoran Body of Evidence Aaron Corcoran is an actor.

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    Aaron DeCone The Hunted Aaron DeCone is an actor.

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    Luke and Brie Are on a First Date, You Wont Miss Me Aaron Katz is an award-winning independent American filmmaker from Portland, Oregon.

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    Space Jam, NBA Hardwood Classics: Courtside Comedy, NBA: Kevin Garnett Ahmad Rashād is an American sportscaster and former professional football player. He was the fourth overall selection of the 1972 NFL Draft, taken by the St. Louis Cardinals. An All-American running

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    Elephant, Stop-Loss, Drillbit Taylor Alexander Richard "Alex" Frost is an American actor. He had a starring role in Gus Van Sant's Columbine-based film Elephant, which was awarded the Palme d'Or prize in 2003. Since Elephant,

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    Andrea Martin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Andrea Martin Anastasia, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Wag the Dog Andrea Louise Martin is an American actress and comedian. She has appeared in films such as Black Christmas, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, on stage in productions such as the

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    Twilight, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - ... Anna Kendrick is an American actress and singer. She rose to international fame after her performance as Natalie Keener in Up in the Air, for which she received Academy Award, BAFTA, Golden Globe, and

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    Exo-Man, Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster, Flight to ... Luanne Ruth Schedeen, known professionally as Anne Schedeen, is an American actress, best known as Kate Tanner on ALF, which ran from 1986-1990. One of her earliest starring roles was as attorney Sara

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    Ari Karczag A Change of Heart Ari Karczag is an actor.

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    Art Barr is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Art Barr Hardcore Overload Arthur Leon "Art" Barr was an American professional wrestler. While he wrestled briefly for World Championship Wrestling, he found his greatest success in Mexico's Asistencia Asesoría

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    Redline, Serial Killing 4 Dummys, Depraved Barbara Niven is an American actress.

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    The Other Guys, Joe's Apartment Barry Strauss Carl is an American musician and voice-over actor best known as the bass of the a cappella vocal band Rockapella while the group was house band on the PBS children's geography game show

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    Becky Patterson The Space Between Becky Patterson is an actress.

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    Benjamin W. Smith Transmorphers: Fall of Man Benjamin W. Smith is an actor.

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    The Green Mile, Life, Blast from the Past Bill Gratton is an actor.

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    Big Shots, Hysterical, Zero to Sixty William Louis "Bill" Hudson is an American musician and actor. He is best known for being in the band The Hudson Brothers.

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    Mutant Aliens, Lucas^! the Ear of Corn, 12 Tiny Christmas Tales Bill Plympton is an American animator, graphic designer, cartoonist, director, screenwriter and producer best known for his 1987 Academy Award-nominated animated short Your Face and his series of

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    A Force of One, Los Bravos, Get A Job William "Bill" Louis Wallace is an American martial artist who was a Professional Karate Association world full-contact karate champion. He was the Professional Karate Association

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    Blanche Bates is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Blanche Bates Blanche Bates was an American actress, born in Portland, Oregon. She made her début in San Francisco in a benefit performance of Brander Matthews's This Picture and That. Among her early

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    Coffy, Buck and the Preacher, Niagara Fools Robert Cleveland Johnson, known professionally as Bob Johnson, was an American actor and voice actor who played supporting roles on series television and in films from the late 1950s until a few years

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    The Longest Day, The Big Sleep, The Shootist Bob Steele was an American actor.

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    Coming Soon, Love Takes Wing, Dancing at the Harvest Moon Bonnie Root is an American actress. She is primarily known for her recurring guest role in the CBS series Cold Case as ADA Alexandra Thomas and for her role in the soap As the World Turns as the

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    Booth Colman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Booth Colman The Man Who Wasn't There, Julius Caesar, Auntie Mame Booth Colman was an American film, television and stage actor. In his later years he played older authority figures such as doctors and lawyers. Colman appeared in films since 1952, when he appeared

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    Sleeping Dogs Lie, Rage Against the Machine Bradley J. "Brad" Wilk is an American musician, actor, and activist, best known as the drummer of the American rock band Rage Against the Machine. Wilk started his career as a drummer for

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    Bring it On: Fight to the Finish Brandon Gilbert Gonzáles is a professional boxer in the Middleweight division and is the former top rated U.S. Middleweight amateur. He is of Mexican and African American heritage.

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    Brendan Robinson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Brendan Robinson Rid of Me, The Do-Deca Pentathlon Brendan Robinson is an American actor known for playing Lucas Gottesman on the ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars.

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    Brennan Bailey is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Brennan Bailey My Sister's Keeper, Amusement, Children of the Corn Brennan Bailey is an American actor, best known for his role as Danny in 2008 film Amusement. He is the brother of actor Preston Bailey. In 2010, he was nominated for a Young Artist Award for his

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    Cars 2, Rocky II, Planes Brent Woody Musburger is an American sportscaster for the ESPN and ABC television networks. Formerly with CBS Sports and one of the original members of their program The NFL Today, Musburger has also

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    Orange County, Deal, Lightning Bug Bret Michael Harrison is an American actor and musician known predominantly for his work on comedy television series such as Grounded for Life, The Loop, Reaper, and Breaking In.

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    Hysterical, Zero to Sixty Brett Stuart Hudson, is an American musician and singer-songwriter, possibly best known as the youngest of the 1970s group the Hudson Brothers, is now a TV producer and writer living in Malibu,

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    Danielle Campbell is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Danielle Campbell Madea's Witness Protection, Starstruck, Prom Danielle Campbell is an American actress known for her role as Jessica in the Disney Channel Original Movie StarStruck and as Simone in the Disney film Prom, and currently stars on the television

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    Brian Cousins Longtime Companion, Killer Instinct, Mandroid Brian Cousins is an actor.

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    Briggon Snow The Fighter Briggon Snow is an actor.

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    The Man Who Found Himself, Beau Hunks, Love in the Rough Broderick O'Farrell was an actor.

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    Re-Animator, The Last Starfighter, Bride of Re-Animator Bruce Paul Abbott is an American actor. He has appeared in movies such as Re-Animator, Bad Dreams, The Prophecy II, Out of Time, and Bride of Re-Animator, and the TV series Dark Justice. Abbott's

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    Elephant, The Roommate, Simon Says Carrie Finklea is an actress.

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    Chanda Watts Things I Never Told You, Reggie's Prayer Chanda Watts is an actress and a casting director.

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    Charles Bernard Promise Charles Bernard was an actor.

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    No Quarter, Cosmic Coffee Charles E. Wall is a film actor and film producer.

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    Chris Bailey Dead Heist Chris Bailey is an American animator. He went to high school at Reynolds High School, and later attended California Institute of the Arts. He worked at Disney as an animator for The Little Mermaid,

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    Tony Bennett: An American Classic, Chris Botti in Boston, Chris Botti ... Christopher Stephen "Chris" Botti, is an Italian-American trumpeter and composer. In 2013, Botti won the Grammy Award in the Best Pop Instrumental Album category. He was also nominated in

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    Skins Chris Eyre, an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, is a film director and producer who as of 2012 is chairman of the film department at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design.

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    UFC 66: Liddell vs. Ortiz 2, UFC 102: Couture vs. Nogueira, UFC: The ... Christian Cyrus Leben is an American mixed martial artist who fought for the UFC as a Middleweight, compiling a record of 12-10 in 22 appearances for the organization. Leben first appeared in the

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    Christopher Daniel Barnes is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Christopher Daniel Barnes The Little Mermaid, The Brady Bunch Movie, Cinderella II: Dreams Come True ... Christopher Daniel Barnes, also known professionally as C.D. Barnes and C.B. Barnes, is an American actor. He is best known for his voice role as the title superhero of the 1994 animated television

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    A Little Romance, A Place for Annie, Man of the Year Claudette Sutherland is an actress.

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    The Jerk, Time After Time Clete Roberts was an American broadcast journalist.

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    Corey Wayne Brewer is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the University of Florida, where he

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