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Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican

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List Rules Must have shown or mentioned in interviews public support for Republican candidates or conservative causes at some point in career

This list of conservative actors includes well known righties as well as a few surprises. It includes photos & biographical info - and contains current and historic famous actors who are Republicans. What actors are Republicans? More than you might think, considering Hollywood's reputation for being liberal. Obvious Republican actors, like Clint Eastwood, are on this list, but there are also a few surprises– like Vince Vaughn and Adam Sandler. Republican actors are, of course, entitled to their own beliefs like anyone else, but many fans may be surprised that their favorite funny actors are also involved in politics.

This list of Republican actors in Hollywood are listed alphabetically by first name, but you can sort by any column. This list includes both right wing movie stars who have declared themselves to be full-fledged conservatives, as well as actors who have at one point publicly supported a Republican candidate or candidates. All conservative movie stars and actors who have donated to the Republican party are also included here.

For a full list of all Republican celebrities, including singers, writers, and TV personalities, see this list of Republican celebrities, and for a full list of all Hollywood conservatives, see Conservatives in Hollywood .

Laura Prepon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
That '70s Show, Orange Is the New Black, Karla
Laura Helene Prepon hedonist (born March 7, 1980) is an American actress, director and author. She rose to fame with her role as Donna Pinciotti in the Fox sitcom That '70s Show (1998–2006). She ...more
Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Grown Ups 2, Grown Ups, Big Daddy
Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, film producer, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star ...more
Jessica Simpson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica, The Master of Disguise, DreamChaser Tour
Jessica Ann Johnson (born July 10, 1980) is an American singer, actress, and fashion designer. Simpson signed a recording contract with Columbia Records at age sixteen, and released her debut ...more
Vince Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Wedding Crashers, The Break-Up
Vincent Anthony Vaughn (born March 28, 1970) is an American actor, producer, screenwriter, and comedian. Vaughn began acting in the late 1980s, appearing in minor television roles before ...more
Heather Locklear is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Dynasty, T.J. Hooker, Melrose Place
Heather Deen Locklear (born September 25, 1961) is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Amanda Woodward on Melrose Place (1993–99), for which she received four ...more
Freddie Prinze is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Chico and the Man, The Million Dollar Rip-Off, Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Sammy Davis Jr.
Freddie James Prinze (born Frederick Karl Pruetzel; June 22, 1954 – January 29, 1977) was an American stand-up comedian and actor. Prinze was the star of NBC-TV sitcom Chico and the Man from ...more
Margaret Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
The Wizard of Oz, The Ox-Bow Incident, The Anderson Tapes
Margaret Hamilton may refer to: Margaret Hamilton (nurse) (1840–1922), American nurse in the Civil War Margaret Hamilton (educator) (1871–1969), American educator Margaret Hamilton (actress) ...more
Scott Baio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Charles in Charge, Happy Days, Bugsy Malone
Scott Vincent James Baio (; born September 22, 1960 or 1961 (sources differ)) is an American actor and television director. He is known for his role as Chachi Arcola on the sitcom Happy Days ...more
Cheryl Ladd is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Charlie's Angels, Millennium, Poison Ivy
Cheryl Ladd (born Cheryl Jean Stoppelmoor; July 12, 1951) is an American actress, singer and author best known for her role as Kris Munroe in the ABC television series Charlie's Angels in which ...more
George Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
The Godfather Part III, Bulworth, Zorro
George Stevens Hamilton (born August 12, 1939) is an American film and television actor. His notable films include Home from the Hill (1960), By Love Possessed (1961), Light in the Piazza ...more
Sela Ward is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
The Fugitive, Gone Girl, The Day After Tomorrow
Sela Ann Ward (born July 11, 1956) is an American actress, author, and producer, best known for her roles on television beginning in the early 1980s.Her breakthrough TV role was as Teddy Reed in ...more
Kurt Russell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
The Thing, Stargate, Death Proof
Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) is an American actor. He began acting on television at the age of 12 in the western series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (1963–1964). In the late ...more
Patricia Heaton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Everybody Loves Raymond, The Middle, Space Jam
Patricia Helen Heaton (born March 4, 1958) is an American actress and comedian. She is known for her starring role as Debra Barone in the CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond (1996–2005) and as ...more
Joe Pesci is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Goodfellas, Home Alone, Casino
Joseph Frank Pesci ( PESH-ee, Italian pronunciation: [ˈpeʃːi]; born February 9, 1943) is an American actor and singer who is known for portraying tough, volatile characters in a variety of ...more
Jaclyn Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Charlie's Angels, The Bourne Identity, The Night They Saved Christmas
Jacquelyn Ellen "Jaclyn" Smith (born October 26, 1945) is an American actress and businesswoman. She is known for her role as Kelly Garrett in the television series Charlie's Angels ...more
Rip Torn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Men in Black, Men in Black II, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
Elmore Rual "Rip" Torn Jr. (February 6, 1931 – July 9, 2019) was an American actor and voice actor, and had a career that spanned over 60 years. Torn was nominated for the Academy ...more
Dean Cain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Ripley's Believe It or Not!, Out of Time
Dean George Cain (né Tanaka; born July 31, 1966) is an American actor, producer and television show host, best known for playing the role of Clark Kent/Superman in the TV series Lois ...more
Jon Voight is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Mission: Impossible, Heat, Transformers
Jonathan Vincent Voight (; born December 29, 1938) is an American actor. He is the winner of one Academy Award, having been nominated for four. He has also won four Golden Globe Awards and has ...more
Joan Rivers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Fashion Police, The Joan Rivers Show, The Joan Rivers Show
Joan Alexandra Molinsky (June 8, 1933 – September 4, 2014), known professionally as Joan Rivers, was an American comedian, actress, writer, producer, and television host. She was noted for her ...more
Jane Russell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Fate Is the Hunter, Männer im Trenchcoat
Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell (June 21, 1921 – February 28, 2011) was an American film actress and one of Hollywood's leading sex symbols in the 1940s and 1950s. Russell moved from the ...more
Chelsea Noble is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Growing Pains, Left Behind: The Movie, Left Behind II: Tribulation Force
Chelsea Noble (born Nancy Mueller, December 4, 1964) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Kate Mcdonald on the television sitcom Growing Pains (1989–1992). She is the wife of her ...more
Andy García is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
The Untouchables, Ocean's Eleven, The Godfather Part III
Andrés Arturo García Menéndez (born April 12, 1956) is an American actor and director of Cuban and English descent, who became known in the late 1980s and 1990s, having ...more
Angie Harmon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Rizzoli & Isles, Fun with Dick and Jane, Law & Order
Angela Michelle Harmon (born August 10, 1972) is an American actress and model. She was a professional model before gaining international fame for her roles in Baywatch Nights and as New York ...more
Tom Selleck is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Magnum, P.I., 3 Men and a Baby
Thomas William Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor, film producer, and California Army National Guard veteran. He is most known for starring as private investigator Thomas ...more
Catherine Hicks is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
7th Heaven, Child's Play, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Catherine Mary Hicks (born August 6, 1951) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Annie Camden on the long-running television series 7th Heaven. Other notable roles include ...more