Sponsored
3.3m readers

Actors You May Not Have Realized Are Republican

Updated December 2, 2020 3.3m views142 items

List RulesThe below actors must have shown public support for Republican candidates or conservative causes.

This list of conservative actors includes well known right-wingers 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 by which stars you might find most surprising. 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.

If you've ever wondered about the political views of Kevin James, Kurt Russell, or Adam Sandler, than you might want to check out this list. Some of these Republican actors and actresses might be some of your favorite stars!

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.

...more
  • Adam Sandler

    Adam Sandler

    Grown Ups 2, Grown Ups

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter,...  more

    More Adam Sandler 

    22 Adam Sandler Tweets That Remind Us Why He Will Always Be Our Comedy Legend#45 of 233 The Funniest Stand Up Comedians Of All Time

  • Vince Vaughn

    Vince Vaughn

    Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Wedding Crashers

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

    Vincent Anthony Vaughn (born March 28, 1970) is an American actor, producer, screenwriter, and...  more

    More Vince Vaughn 

    The Best Vince Vaughn Movies#9 of 26 The Biggest Facepalms in Movie Casting History

  • Kurt Russell

    Kurt Russell

    The Thing, Stargate

    BirthplaceSpringfield, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) is an American actor. He began acting on television...  more

    More Kurt Russell 

    The 25+ Best Kurt Russell Movies of All Time, Ranked#69 of 302 The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

  • Jessica Simpson

    Jessica Simpson

    Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica, The Master of Disguise

    BirthplaceAbilene, Texas

    Jessica Ann Johnson (born July 10, 1980) is an American singer, actress, and fashion designer....  more

    More Jessica Simpson 

    What The Heck Happened To Jessica Simpson?#654 of 739 The Best Singers of All Time

  • Heather Locklear

    Heather Locklear

    Dynasty, T.J. Hooker

    BirthplaceWestwood, Los Angeles, California

    Heather Deen Locklear (born September 25, 1961) is an American actress. She is perhaps best...  more

    More Heather Locklear 

    #67 of 70 The Best Actors from DC Movies#31 of 50 50+ Actors You Forgot Were In Comic Book Movies

  • Patricia Heaton

    Patricia Heaton

    Everybody Loves Raymond, The Middle

    BirthplaceBay Village, Ohio, USA

    Patricia Helen Heaton (born March 4, 1958) is an American actress and comedian. She is known...  more

    More Patricia Heaton 

    #119 of 269 The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World#317 of 843 The Best Actresses in Film History

  • Laura Prepon

    Laura Prepon

    That '70s Show, Orange Is the New Black

    BirthplaceWatchung, New Jersey, United States of America

    Laura Helene Prepon hedonist (born March 7, 1980) is an American actress, director and author....  more

    More Laura Prepon 

    #62 of 273 The Most Beautiful Women Of 2021, Ranked#131 of 199 Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With

  • Dean Cain

    Dean Cain

    Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Ripley's Believe It or Not!

    BirthplaceMount Clemens, Michigan, United States of America

    Dean George Cain (né Tanaka; born July 31, 1966) is an American actor, producer and television...  more

    More Dean Cain 

    #40 of 146 The Best Hallmark Channel Actors#991 of 1,883 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

  • Tom Selleck

    Tom Selleck

    Magnum, P.I.

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Thomas William Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor, film producer, and...  more

    More Tom Selleck 

    The Best Tom Selleck Movies#28 of 163 The Greatest Western Movie Stars

  • Rip Torn

    Rip Torn

    Men in Black, Men in Black II

    BirthplaceTemple, Texas, United States of America

    Elmore Rual "Rip" Torn Jr. (February 6, 1931 – July 9, 2019) was an American actor and voice...  more

    More Rip Torn 

    #12 of 12 Fortunate People With Unfortunate Names#162 of 287 275+ Celebrities with Twin Children

  • Joe Pesci

    Joe Pesci

    Goodfellas, Home Alone

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

    Joseph Frank Pesci ( PESH-ee, Italian pronunciation: [ˈpeʃːi]; born February 9, 1943) is an...  more

    More Joe Pesci 

    Joe Pesci Stories From Behind The Scenes Of ‘Home Alone’#92 of 264 The Best (Male) Actors Working Today

  • Joan Rivers

    Joan Rivers

    Fashion Police, The Joan Rivers Show

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Joan Alexandra Molinsky (June 8, 1933 – September 4, 2014), known professionally as Joan...  more

    More Joan Rivers 

    #415 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive#20 of 25 Times Actors Gave Unexpectedly Honest Answers To Interview Questions

  • Jane Russell

    Jane Russell

    Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Fate Is the Hunter

    BirthplaceBemidji, Minnesota, United States of America

    Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell (June 21, 1921 – February 28, 2011) was an American film...  more

    More Jane Russell 

    #53 of 213 The Greatest American Actresses Of All Time#2 of 35 The Best Celebrities You'd Actually Buy Stuff From

  • Scott Baio

    Scott Baio

    Charles in Charge, Happy Days

    BirthplaceBensonhurst, New York City, New York, USA

    Scott Vincent James Baio (; born September 22, 1960 or 1961 (sources differ)) is an American...  more

    More Scott Baio 

    #89 of 191 The Greatest Child Stars Who Are Still Acting#15 of 17 Which '80s Actor Or Actress Had The Most Impressive Album?

  • Margaret Hamilton

    Margaret Hamilton

    The Wizard of Oz, The Ox-Bow Incident

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    Margaret Hamilton may refer to: Margaret Hamilton (nurse) (1840–1922), American nurse in the...  more

    More Margaret Hamilton 

    Things You Didn’t Know About Margaret Hamilton, The Wicked Witch Who Could Never Shed Her Rep#6 of 14 'The Wizard Of Oz' Stars: Where Did They Go?

  • Angie Harmon

    Angie Harmon

    Rizzoli & Isles, Fun with Dick and Jane

    BirthplaceHighland Park, Texas, United States of America

    Angela Michelle Harmon (born August 10, 1972) is an American actress and model. She was a...  more

    More Angie Harmon 

    #8 of 51 Famous People Of Greek Descent#6 of 30 Celebrities Who Live in Texas

  • Freddie Prinze

    Freddie Prinze

    Chico and the Man, The Million Dollar Rip-Off

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Freddie James Prinze (born Frederick Karl Pruetzel; June 22, 1954 – January 29, 1977) was an...  more

    More Freddie Prinze 

    #241 of 466 Celebrities You Didn't Know Use Stage Names#10 of 15 Actors Whose Deaths Became Storylines

  • Cheryl Ladd

    Cheryl Ladd

    Charlie's Angels, Millennium

    BirthplaceHuron, South Dakota, United States of America

    Cheryl Ladd (born Cheryl Jean Stoppelmoor; July 12, 1951) is an American actress, singer and...  more

    More Cheryl Ladd 

    #1827 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#2 of 45 Celebrity Women Over 60 You Wouldn't Mind Your Dad Dating

  • George Hamilton

    George Hamilton

    The Godfather Part III, Bulworth

    BirthplaceTennessee, Memphis

    George Stevens Hamilton (born August 12, 1939) is an American film and television actor. His...  more

    More George Hamilton 

    #194 of 904 Celebrity Death Pool 2021#7 of 15 Every Actor Who's Played Colonel Sanders, Ranked

  • Sela Ward

    Sela Ward

    The Fugitive, Gone Girl

    BirthplaceMeridian, Mississippi, USA

    Sela Ann Ward (born July 11, 1956) is an American actress, author, and producer, best known...  more

    More Sela Ward 

    #254 of 461 The Best TV Actors of All Time#333 of 1,267 Test 18- The Most Beautiful Women in the World

  • Jaclyn Smith

    Jaclyn Smith

    Charlie's Angels, The Bourne Identity

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States of America

    Jacquelyn Ellen "Jaclyn" Smith (born October 26, 1945) is an American actress and...  more

    More Jaclyn Smith 

    #231 of 349 The Best American Actresses Working Today#170 of 583 The Greatest Entertainers of All Time

  • Chuck Norris

    Chuck Norris

    The Way of the Dragon, Missing in Action

    BirthplaceRyan, Oklahoma, United States of America

    Carlos Ray Norris (born March 10, 1940) is an American martial artist, actor, film producer...  more

    More Chuck Norris 

    #838 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time#21 of 132 The Most Hardcore Big Screen Action Heroes

  • Jon Voight

    Jon Voight

    Mission: Impossible, Heat

    BirthplaceYonkers, New York, United States of America

    Jonathan Vincent Voight (; born December 29, 1938) is an American actor. He is the winner of...  more

    More Jon Voight 

    The Ups And Downs Of Angelina Jolie's Relationship With Her Dad, Jon Voight#157 of 1,017 The Best Actors in Film History

  • Chelsea Noble

    Chelsea Noble

    Growing Pains, Left Behind: The Movie

    BirthplaceCheektowaga, New York

    Chelsea Noble (born Nancy Mueller, December 4, 1964) is an American actress. She is known for...  more

    More Chelsea Noble 

    #27 of 47 Actresses You May Not Have Realized Are Republican#10 of 17 All The Famous Women John Stamos Has Dated, From Amy Poehler To Demi Moore

  • Andy García

    Andy García

    The Untouchables, Ocean's Eleven

    BirthplaceHavana, Cuba

    Andrés Arturo García Menéndez (born April 12, 1956) is an American actor and director of Cuban...  more

    More Andy García 

    #282 of 439 Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With#262 of 568 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures