Actor Trivia 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 .

Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
General Electric Theater, Kings Row, Knute Rockne All American

Ronald Wilson Reagan was the 40th President of the United States. Before his presidency he served as the 33rd Governor of California and was also an actor from 1937–1964. Born and raised in small towns in Illinois, Reagan graduated from Eureka College and then worked as a radio broadcaster. He moved to Hollywood in 1937, where he began a career as an actor, first in films and later in television.

John Wayne is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
The Searchers, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Rio Bravo

Marion Mitchell Morrison, better known by his stage name John Wayne, was an American film actor, director, and producer. An Academy Award-winner, Wayne was among the top box office draws for three decades. An enduring American icon, he epitomized rugged masculinity and is famous for his demeanor, including his distinctive calm voice, walk, and height. Wayne was born in Winterset, Iowa, but his family relocated to the greater Los Angeles area when he was nine years old. He graduated from Glendale High School. He found work at local film studios when he lost his football scholarship to USC. 

Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
The Terminator, Predator, Total Recall
A governor and an actor. Take a look at Arnold Schwarzenegger movies list. It's pretty impressive to see that he knows politics and film.
Charlton Heston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Ben-Hur, Planet of the Apes, Touch of Evil
Charlton Heston was an American actor and political activist. As a Hollywood star he appeared in 100 films over the course of 60 years. He played the leading role in The Ten Commandments; Touch ...more
Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Million Dollar Baby, Gran Torino, Unforgiven
Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. is an American actor, film director, producer, musician, and politician. He rose to international fame with his role as the Man with No Name in Sergio ...more
Vince Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Wedding Crashers, The Break-Up
Vincent Anthony "Vince" Vaughn is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and activist. Vaughn began acting in the late 1980s. He has appeared in a number of films in the 1990s, ...more
Gary Cooper is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
High Noon, Meet John Doe, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Gary Cooper was an American film actor known for his natural, authentic, and understated acting style and screen performances. His career spanned thirty-six years, from 1925 to 1961, and ...more
Fred Thompson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Cape Fear, Die Hard 2, Law & Order
Freddie Dalton "Fred" Thompson is an American politician, actor, attorney, lobbyist, columnist, and radio host. Thompson, a Republican, served in the United States Senate representing ...more
Jon Voight is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Mission: Impossible, Heat, Transformers
Jonathan Vincent "Jon" Voight is an American actor. He has won one Academy Award, out of four nominations, and four Golden Globe Awards, out of ten nominations. He is the father of ...more
Bob Hope is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
The Bob Hope Show, The 50th Annual Academy Awards, Bob Hope: The First 90 Years
Leslie Townes "Bob" Hope, KBE, KC*SG, KSS, was an English-born American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete, and author. With a career spanning nearly 80 years, Hope ...more
Frank Sinatra is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
From Here to Eternity, Ocean's 11, The Manchurian Candidate
Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer, actor, director, and producer. Beginning his musical career in the swing era as a boy singer with Harry James and Tommy Dorsey, ...more
Chuck Norris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
The Way of the Dragon, Missing in Action, The Delta Force
Carlos Ray "Chuck" Norris is an American martial artist, actor, film producer and screenwriter. After serving in the United States Air Force, he began his rise to fame as a martial ...more
Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Grown Ups 2, Grown Ups, Big Daddy
Adam Richard Sandler is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, entrepreneur, film producer, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in many ...more
Vincent Gallo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Buffalo '66, The Brown Bunny, Tetro
Vincent Vito Gallo, Jr. is an American actor, director, model, musician and painter. Though he has had minor roles in mainstream films such as Goodfellas, Arizona Dream, and Palookaville, he is ...more
Gene Autry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
The Gene Autry Show, The Singing Cowboy, In Old Santa Fe
Orvon Grover Autry, better known as Gene Autry, was an American performer who gained fame as a singing cowboy on the radio, in movies, and on television for more than three decades beginning in ...more
Kelsey Grammer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Cheers, Toy Story 2, Anastasia
Allen Kelsey Grammer is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, producer, director, writer, singer and activist. Grammer is known for his two-decade portrayal of psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane ...more
Gary Sinise is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
CSI: NY, Apollo 13, The Green Mile
Gary Alan Sinise is an American actor, director, and musician. Among other awards, he has won an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and has been nominated for an Academy Award. Sinise is known ...more
Tom Selleck is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Magnum, P.I., 3 Men and a Baby
Thomas William "Tom" Selleck is an American actor and film producer. He is best known for his starring role as the private investigator Thomas Magnum in the television series Magnum, ...more
James Caan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
The Godfather, Misery, Las Vegas
James Edmund Caan is an American actor. He is best known for his starring roles in The Godfather, The Gambler, Misery, A Bridge Too Far, Brian's Song, Rollerball, Kiss Me Goodbye, El Dorado, Elf ...more
Cary Grant is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
His Girl Friday, Notorious, North by Northwest
Cary Grant was an English stage and Hollywood film actor who became an American citizen in 1942. Known for his transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor and "dashing good looks", Grant ...more
Jimmy Stewart is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
James Robert Stewart was a British racing driver from Scotland who participated in a single Formula One World Championship Grand Prix, driving for Ecurie Ecosse. He was born in Milton, West ...more
Dennis Hopper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Speed, Apocalypse Now, Easy Rider
A great actor that has recently passed on. Take a look at the complete Dennis Hopper movies list, which illustrates his diverse talent.
Dennis Miller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Dennis Miller Live, Dennis Miller, Dennis Miller: The Raw Feed
Dennis Miller is an American stand-up comedian, talk show host, political commentator, sports commentator, actor, television personality, and radio personality. He is known for his critical ...more
Patricia Heaton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Everybody Loves Raymond, The Middle, Space Jam
Patricia Helen Heaton is an American actress and producer. She is known for portraying Debra Barone on the CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond from 1996 to 2005, for which she won two Primetime ...more
Sylvester Stallone is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican
Rocky, The Expendables, Rambo
Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone, nicknamed Sly Stallone, is an American actor, screenwriter and film director. Stallone is well known for his Hollywood action roles. Two notable characters he has ...more