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Famous Film Actors From Atlanta

Updated October 13, 2018 16.5k views329 items

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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  • 1
    Al G. Sillah
    Al G. Sillah is an actor, cinematographer, film producer, director and editor.
  • 2
    Alan Ball

    Alan Ball

    Age: 62

    Films Acted InShowboy

    BirthplaceArea code 678, Area code 404, United States of America, United States, with Territories

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alan Erwin Ball (born May 13, 1957) is an American writer, director, and producer for... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Alex Warrick

    Alex Warrick

    Age: 24

    Films Acted InThe Benchwarmers

    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Atlanta

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alex Warrick is a child actor.
  • 4
    Alicia Leigh Willis

    Films Acted InHow High, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, The Terror Experiment, Julia X 3D, Raven

    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Atlanta

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alicia Leigh Willis (born March 1, 1978) is an American actress. She is best known for her... more on Wikipedia
  • 5

    Alix Talton

    Dec. at 72 (1920-1992)

    Films Acted InThe Man Who Knew Too Much, Tangier Incident, Romanoff and Juliet, Carnival of Crime

    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Atlanta

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alix Talton was an American actress.
  • 6

    Films Acted InOne Missed Call, Mean Girls 2, The Initiation of Sarah, The Marc Pease Experience, Good Neighbor

    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Atlanta

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.67

    Amber Wallace is an actress, announcer and a singer-songwriter.
  • 7

    Amy Tipton

    Age: 39

    Films Acted InReinventing the Wheelers, You're Under Arrest: The Movie

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'6"

    Amy Tipton (born October 8, 1980) is an American film and television actress. She is also a... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    André 3000

    Films Acted InScary Movie 4, Four Brothers, Be Cool, Revolver, Semi-Pro

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'10"

    André Lauren Benjamin (born May 27, 1975), better known by his stage name André 3000 (formerly... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Andrew York

    Films Acted InClassic Guitar DVD Anthology, Andrew York: Contemporary Classic Guitar

    BirthplaceArea code 678, Area code 404, United States of America, United States, with Territories

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Andrew York (born 1958) is an American GRAMMY Award winning classical guitarist and composer.
  • 10

    Anna Colwell

    Anna Colwell is an actress.
  • 11
    AnnaLynne McCord

    Films Acted InTransporter 2, Fired Up!, Day of the Dead, The Haunting of Molly Hartley, Excision

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.71

    AnnaLynne McCord (born July 16, 1987) is an American actress, activist and model. Known for... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Aria Wallace

    Films Acted InThe Perfect Man, Spork, Christmas in Paradise, Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost, Roxy Hunter and the Myth of the Mermaid

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Aria Summer Wallace (born November 3, 1996) is an American television and film actress, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 13

    Films Acted InThe Human Contract, Hobgoblins 2

    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Atlanta

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • 14
    Avner the Eccentric

    Films Acted InThe Jewel of the Nile

    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Atlanta

    Avner Eisenberg "Avner the Eccentric" (born August 26, 1948) is an American vaudeville... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    B. Todd Johnston

    Films Acted InATL, Hillbilly Highway, CBGB

    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Atlanta

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.88

    B. Todd Johnston is a film actor.
  • 16

    B.J. Winfrey

    Age: 49

    Films Acted InLynch Mob

    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Atlanta

    NationalityUnited States of America

    B.J. Winfrey is an actor, screenwriter, film director, producer and editor.
  • 17
    Barbara Cook

    Films Acted InThumbelina, Spring Fever, Follies in Concert, Barbara Cook: Mostly Sondheim, Broadway's Best at Pops

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Barbara Cook (October 25, 1927 – August 8, 2017) was an American actress and singer who first... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Barry Van Dyke

    Films Acted InThe Canterville Ghost, 6 Guns, Diagnosis of Murder, It Happened at Lakewood Manor, Light Years Away

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Barry Van Dyke (born July 31, 1951) is an American actor and the second son of actor and... more on Wikipedia
  • 19

    Films Acted InDiary of a Mad Black Woman, ATL, Why Did I Get Married?, Trouble with the Curve, What to Expect When You're Expecting

    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Atlanta

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Bart Hansard is an actor.
  • 20

    Ben Bailey

    Age: 44

    Films Acted InThe Signal

    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Atlanta

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ben Bailey is an actor and film producer.
  • 21
    Ben Lyon

    Ben Lyon

    Dec. at 78 (1901-1979)

    Films Acted InHell's Angels, I Cover the Waterfront, Night Nurse, For the Love of Mike, Indiscreet

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ben Lyon (February 6, 1901 – March 22, 1979) was an American film actor and a studio executive... more on Wikipedia
  • 22

    Benjamin Mathes

    Age: 40

    Films Acted InAmerican Sniper, City Island

    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Atlanta

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Benjamin Mathes is an actor.
  • 23
    Bert Parks

    Bert Parks

    Dec. at 78 (1914-1992)

    Films Acted InThe Freshman, That's the Way of the World

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Bert Parks (born Bertram Jacobson; December 30, 1914 – February 2, 1992) was an American... more on Wikipedia
  • 24

    Bertha Mann

    Dec. at 74 (1893-1967)

    Films Acted InAll Quiet on the Western Front, A Woman of Experience, Free Love

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Bertha Mann was an actress.
  • 25

    Beverly Bentley

    Beverly Bentley is an actress.