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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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A.W. Sweatt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
A.W. Sweatt Dec. at 22 (1922-1944)
A.W. Sweatt is an actor.
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Al Bell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
age 79
Al Bell is an American record producer, songwriter, and record executive. Bell is best known an executive and co-owner of Memphis, Tennessee-based Stax Records during the later half of the ...more
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Al Green is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
age 73
Albert "Al" Greene, often known as The Reverend Al Green, is an American singer best known for recording a series of soul hit singles in the early 1970s, including "Tired of Being ...more
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Alaina McClellan Sims is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Alaina McClellan Sims age 34
Alaina McClellan Sims is a film producer and actress.
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Alan Belcher is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
age 35
John Alan Belcher is an American mixed martial artist currently competing in the UFC's middleweight division.
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Alan Ladd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Dec. at 51 (1913-1964)
Alan Walbridge Ladd was an American actor and film and television producer. Ladd found success in film the 1940s and early 1950s, particularly in Westerns and film noirs where he was often ...more
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Andre Jackson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Andre Jackson age 41
Andre Jackson is an actor
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Andy Shuford is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Dec. at 78 (1917-1995)
Andy Shuford was an actor.
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Ann Gillis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
age 92
Ann Gillis, sometimes credited as Anne Gillis or Ann Gilles, is a retired American actress. Ann Gillis started her career in the early 1930s, when she was seven years old. After some smaller ...more
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April M. Walsh is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
April M. Walsh age 42
April M. Walsh is an actress.
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Arthur Hunnicutt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Dec. at 69 (1910-1979)
Arthur Lee Hunnicutt was an American actor known for his portrayal of wise, grizzled, old rural characters.
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Ashley Hayes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Ashley Hayes
Ashley Hayes is an actress.
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Ashlie Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
age 42
Ashlie Atkinson is an American stage, film, and television actress.
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B.J. Hopper is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Dec. at 87 (1924-2011)
B.J. Hopper was an actor.
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Barbara Castleton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Barbara Castleton Dec. at 84 (1894-1978)
Barbara Castleton was an American silent film actress. Castleton appeared in motion pictures from 1914 through 1923, accumulating twenty-eight screen credits.
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Barbara Fairchild is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
age 69
Barbara Fairchild is an American country and gospel singer, who is best known for her hit 1973 country song "The Teddy Bear Song." After the success of the song, she continued to have ...more
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Barbara Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
age 71
Barbara Hendricks is an African-American operatic soprano and concert singer. Hendricks has lived in Europe since 1977, and in Switzerland in Basel since 1985. She is also a citizen of Sweden by ...more
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Barry Switzer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
age 82
Barry Layne Switzer He spent sixteen years as head coach of the University of Oklahoma and four years as head coach of the Dallas Cowboys. He has one of the highest winning percentages of any ...more
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Ben Moody is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
age 38
Benjamin Robert Moody is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor. He is best known as co-founder, lead guitarist, and songwriter of Grammy Award-winning rock band ...more
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Ben Murphy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
age 77
Benjamin Edward "Ben" Murphy is an American actor. He is known for his role in the ABC television series Alias Smith and Jones, co-starring as Kid Curry, first with Pete Duel and later ...more
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Ben Piazza is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Dec. at 58 (1933-1991)
Ben Piazza was an American actor. He made his film debut in Sidney J. Furie's Canadian film A Dangerous Age followed by his Hollywood debut in The Hanging Tree. Though signed to contracts with ...more
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Beth Ditto is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
age 38
Mary Beth Patterson, known by her stage name Beth Ditto, is an American singer-songwriter, most notable for her work with the indie rock band Gossip and whose voice has been compared to Etta ...more
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Betty Francisco is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Dec. at 50 (1900-1950)
Betty Francisco was an American silent-film actress, appearing mainly in dramatic/romantic films. Her sister, Evelyn Francisco, was also an actress.
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Beulah Archuletta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Beulah Archuletta Dec. at 57 (1912-1969)
Beulah Archuletta was an actress.
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Big Bill Broonzy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Arkansas
Dec. at 65 (1893-1958)
Big Bill Broonzy was a prolific American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. His career began in the 1920s when he played country blues to mostly African-American audiences. Through the ...more