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Famous Film Actors From Arkansas

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

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This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Arkansas?" and "Which famous actors were born in Arkansas?"
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  • Bill Clinton26

    Films Acted InKiller At Large, Wordplay, Bill Clinton: His Life, Swing State, A Conversation with Gregory Peck

    BirthplaceHope, Arkansas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsVirginia Clinton Kelley, William Jefferson Blythe, Jr.

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  • Charles B. Pierce27

    Charles B. Pierce

    Dec. at 72 (1938-2010)

    Films Acted InBoggy Creek II: And The Legend Continues

    BirthplaceHammond, USA, Indiana

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsMayven Bryant Pierce, Mack McKenny Pierce

  • 28

    Bill Robertson

    Dec. at 75 (1938-2013)

    Films Acted InWaiting

    BirthplaceUSA, Batesville, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • 29

    Billie Neal

    Dec. at 44 (1955-1999)

    Films Acted InDown by Law, Born on the Fourth of July, Eve's Bayou, Internal Affairs, Consenting Adults

    BirthplaceLittle Rock, USA, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • Billy Bob Thornton30

    Films Acted InArmageddon, Love Actually, Bad Santa, Friday Night Lights, Princess Mononoke

    BirthplaceHot Springs, Arkansas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsWilliam Raymond Thornton, Virginia Roberta Faulkner

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  • 31

    BJ Davis

    Age: 68

    Films Acted InBlue Flame, Kinky Killers

    BirthplaceUSA, Texarkana, Arkansas, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • Blanche Lincoln32

    BirthplaceHelena, USA, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • Bob Dorough33

    BirthplaceUSA, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • 34

    Films Acted InStealing Harvard, Human Nature, The Mean Season, The Wicksboro Incident, Destination Mars!

    BirthplaceUSA, Nashville, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • Brandon Keener35

    Films Acted InGalaxy Quest, Traffic, He's Just Not That Into You, Beverly Hills Chihuahua, Zookeeper

    BirthplaceUSA, Fort Smith, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • 36

    Brenda Whitehead

    Age: 47

    Films Acted InThe Casino Job

    BirthplaceUSA, Fort Smith, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • Brent Jennings37

    Films Acted InMoneyball, Life, Witness, The Serpent and the Rainbow, Brubaker

    BirthplaceLittle Rock, USA, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • Bridget Hall38

    Films Acted InThe Devil Wears Prada, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition: 2003, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition: 2004

    BirthplaceUSA, Springdale, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • Broncho Billy Anderson39

    Broncho Billy Anderson

    Dec. at 91 (1880-1971)

    Films Acted InThe Great Train Robbery, His Regeneration, The Son-of-a-Gun, Train Wreckers, What Happened in the Tunnel

    BirthplaceUSA, Pine Bluff, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsHenry Aronson, Esther Aronson

  • 40

    Cajan Lee

    Dec. at 68 (1925-1993)

    Films Acted InAuntie Mame

    BirthplaceUSA, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • Camille Keaton41

    Films Acted InI Spit on Your Grave, What Have You Done to Solange?, Chop, Tragic Ceremony, Savage Vengeance

    BirthplaceUSA, Pine Bluff, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsBarbara Jane Tichenor, Buster Keaton Jr.

  • 42

    Carolina Cotton

    Dec. at 72 (1925-1997)

    Films Acted InBlue Canadian Rockies, Apache Country

    BirthplaceUSA, Cash, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • Charles Willeford43

    Charles Willeford

    Dec. at 69 (1919-1988)

    Films Acted InCockfighter

    BirthplaceLittle Rock, USA, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • Charlie Rich44

    Charlie Rich

    Dec. at 63 (1932-1995)

    Films Acted InEvery Which Way but Loose

    BirthplaceUSA, Colt, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 45

    Cherlyn Schaefer

    Age: 37

    Films Acted InCarolina

    BirthplaceUSA, Batesville, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • 46

    Cherokee Turner

    Age: 33

    Films Acted InBacardi

    BirthplaceUSA, Huntsville, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • 47

    Chester Lauck

    Dec. at 78 (1902-1980)

    Films Acted InSo This Is Washington, Dreaming Out Loud, Two Weeks to Live, The Bashful Bachelor, Goin' to Town

    BirthplaceUSA, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • 48

    Chief Tahachee

    Dec. at 74 (1904-1978)

    Films Acted InKey Largo, The Dark Corner

    BirthplaceUSA, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • Chuck Williams49
  • Clarence Thomas50

    Films Acted InUnprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election, Sex & Justice

    BirthplacePin Point, Georgia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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