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Famous Film Actors From Portland

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 Oregon, USA, Portland A.J. Gordon is an actor and film producer.

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    Aaron Corcoran Oregon, USA, Portland Aaron Corcoran is an actor.

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    Aaron DeCone Oregon, USA, Portland Aaron DeCone is an actor.

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    Oregon, USA, Portland Aaron Katz is an award-winning independent American filmmaker from Portland, Oregon.

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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Portland, USA, Maine 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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    Portland, USA, Maine 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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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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 Oregon, USA, Portland Ari Karczag is an actor.

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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Oregon, USA, Portland Barbara Niven is an American actress.

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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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 Oregon, USA, Portland Becky Patterson is an actress.

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    Benjamin W. Smith Oregon, USA, Portland Benjamin W. Smith is an actor.

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    Oregon, USA, Portland Bill Gratton is an actor.

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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Portland, USA, Indiana 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 Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Oregon, USA, Portland Bob Steele was an American actor.

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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Oregon, USA, Portland Brendan Robinson is an American actor known for playing Lucas Gottesman on the ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars.

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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    USA, Hinsdale, Illinois 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 Portland, USA, Maine Brian Cousins is an actor.

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    Briggon Snow Portland, USA, Maine Briggon Snow is an actor.

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    Oregon, USA, Portland Broderick O'Farrell was an actor.

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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Oregon, USA, Portland Carrie Finklea is an actress.

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    Chanda Watts Oregon, USA, Portland Chanda Watts is an actress and a casting director.

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    Charles Bernard Oregon, USA, Portland Charles Bernard was an actor.

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    Oregon, USA, Portland Charles E. Wall is a film actor and film producer.

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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Oregon, USA, Portland 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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    Portland, USA, Maine 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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    Oregon, USA, Portland Claudette Sutherland is an actress.

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    Oregon, USA, Portland Clete Roberts was an American broadcast journalist.

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    Portland, Tennessee, USA 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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