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Famous Film Actors From Atlanta

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

List items include Kanye West, Julia Roberts and more.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Atlanta?" and "Which famous actors were born in Atlanta?"
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Al G. Sillah is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta

Nationality: United States of America

Al G. Sillah is an actor, cinematographer, film producer, director and editor.
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Alan Ball is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Age 61, Credits: Showboy

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta

Nationality: United States of America

Alan Erwin Ball (born May 13, 1957) is an American writer, director, and producer for television, film, and theater. He wrote the screenplay for American Beauty, for which he earned an Academy ...more
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Alex Warrick is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Alex Warrick Age 23, Credits: The Benchwarmers

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Alex Warrick is a child actor.
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Alicia Leigh Willis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Age 40, Credits: How High, National Treasure: Book of Secrets & The Terror Experiment

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Alicia Leigh Willis (born March 1, 1978) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles in soap operas.
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Alix Talton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Dec. at 72 (1920-1992), Credits: The Man Who Knew Too Much, Tangier Incident & Romanoff and Juliet

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta

Nationality: United States of America

Alix Talton was an American actress.
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Amber Wallace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Age 31, Credits: One Missed Call, Mean Girls 2 & The Initiation of Sarah

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'5"

Amber Wallace is an actress, announcer and a singer-songwriter.
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Amy Tipton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Age 38, Credits: Reinventing the Wheelers and You're Under Arrest: The Movie

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.7

Amy Tipton (born October 8, 1980) is an American film and television actress. She is also a voice actress and an art coordinator.
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André 3000 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Age 43, Credits: Scary Movie 4, Four Brothers & Be Cool

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.78

André Lauren Benjamin (born May 27, 1975), better known by his stage name André 3000 (formerly Dre), is an American musician and actor best known for being part of hip hop duo ...more

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Andrew York is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Age 61, Credits: Classic Guitar DVD Anthology and Andrew York: Contemporary Classic Guitar

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Andrew York (born 1958) is an American GRAMMY Award winning classical guitarist and composer.
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Anna Colwell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Anna Colwell

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta

Nationality: United States of America

Anna Colwell is an actress.
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AnnaLynne McCord is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Age 31, Credits: Transporter 2, Fired Up! & Day of the Dead

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'7"

AnnaLynne McCord (born July 16, 1987) is an American actress, activist and model. Known for playing vixen-type roles, McCord first gained prominence in 2007 as the scheming Eden Lord on the FX ...more

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Aria Wallace is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Age 22, Credits: The Perfect Man, Spork & Christmas in Paradise

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Aria Summer Wallace (born November 3, 1996) is an American television and film actress, and country/soul singer-songwriter. She is best known for her guest role as Amanda “Mandy” Valdez on the ...more
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Ashley Ausburn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Age 20, Credits: The Human Contract and Hobgoblins 2

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta

Nationality: United States of America

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Avner the Eccentric is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Age 70, Credits: The Jewel of the Nile

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta

Avner Eisenberg "Avner the Eccentric" (born August 26, 1948) is an American vaudeville performer, clown, mime, juggler, and sleight of hand magician. John Simon described him in 1984 ...more
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B. Todd Johnston is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Age 34, Credits: ATL, Hillbilly Highway & CBGB

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 6'2"

B. Todd Johnston is a film actor.
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B.J. Winfrey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
B.J. Winfrey Age 48, Credits: Lynch Mob

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta

Nationality: United States of America

B.J. Winfrey is an actor, screenwriter, film director, producer and editor.
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Barbara Cook is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Age 91, Credits: Thumbelina, Spring Fever & Follies in Concert

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta

Nationality: United States of America

Barbara Cook (October 25, 1927 – August 8, 2017) was an American actress and singer who first came to prominence in the 1950s as the lead in the original Broadway musicals Plain and Fancy ...more
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Barry Van Dyke is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Age 67, Credits: The Canterville Ghost, 6 Guns & Diagnosis of Murder

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta

Nationality: United States of America

Barry Van Dyke (born July 31, 1951) is an American actor and the second son of actor and entertainer Dick Van Dyke and Margie Willett, and nephew of Jerry Van Dyke. He has often worked with his ...more
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Bart Hansard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Age 55, Credits: Diary of a Mad Black Woman, ATL & Why Did I Get Married?

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta

Nationality: United States of America

Bart Hansard is an actor.
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Ben Bailey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Ben Bailey Age 43, Credits: The Signal

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta

Nationality: United States of America

Ben Bailey is an actor and film producer.
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Ben Lyon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Dec. at 78 (1901-1979), Credits: Hell's Angels, I Cover the Waterfront & Night Nurse

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Ben Lyon (February 6, 1901 – March 22, 1979) was an American film actor and a studio executive at 20th Century Fox, who later acted in British radio, films and TV.
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Benjamin Mathes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Benjamin Mathes Age 39, Credits: American Sniper and City Island

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta

Nationality: United States of America

Benjamin Mathes is an actor.
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Bert Parks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Dec. at 78 (1914-1992), Credits: The Freshman and That's the Way of the World

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta

Nationality: United States of America

Bert Parks (born Bertram Jacobson; December 30, 1914 – February 2, 1992) was an American actor, singer, and radio and television announcer, best known for hosting the annual Miss America ...more
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Bertha Mann is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Bertha Mann Dec. at 74 (1893-1967), Credits: All Quiet on the Western Front, A Woman of Experience & Free Love

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Bertha Mann was an actress.
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Beverly Bentley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Atlanta
Beverly Bentley

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Beverly Bentley is an actress.