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Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

Updated October 13, 2018 5.8k views19 items

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

Al Sharpton and Kris Kristofferson are included on this list.

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

    Films Acted InMalcolm X, Mr Deeds, Madea Goes to Jail, Good Hair, Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem

    BirthplaceBrownsville, New York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'10"

    ParentsAlfred Charles Sharpton, Sr., Ada Richards

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    Andrew Dice Clay is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

    Films Acted InPretty in Pink, Amazon Women on the Moon, Blue Jasmine, The Adventures of Ford Fairlane, Private Resort

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.8

    ParentsDoris Silverstein, Fred Silverstein

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    Bill Eadie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

    Bill Eadie

    Age: 72

    Films Acted InNo Holds Barred, The Big Event

    BirthplaceUSA, Brownsville, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.9

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  • 4
    David Permenter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

    David Permenter

    David Permenter is an actor.
  • 5
    Eric Murray is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

    Films Acted InState Property 2

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York, Brownsville

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Eric Murray is a musician.
  • 6
    Glynn Praesel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

    Glynn Praesel

    Age: 56

    Films Acted InPalo Pinto Gold, Ragamuffin

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Brownsville

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsGwendolyn Brown, Carl E Praesel Jr.

    Glynn Praesel is an actor and a film producer.
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    Harold M. Shaw is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

    Harold M. Shaw

    Dec. at 49 (1877-1926)

    Films Acted InWho Will Marry Mary?, What Happened to Mary?, Thirty Days at Hard Labor

    BirthplaceTennessee, USA, Brownsville

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Harold M. Shaw was an American actor and film director of the silent era.
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    Howard Rosenman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

    Films Acted InMilk, Sparkle, Should've Been Romeo, Coming & Going

    BirthplaceBrownsville, New York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsSima Rosenman, Morris Joseph Rosenman

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  • 9
    Jamal Grinnage is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

    Films Acted InState Property 2

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York, Brownsville

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 10
    Karen Kirschenbauer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

    Karen Kirschenbauer

    Dec. at 67 (1938-2005)

    Films Acted InThe Jackal, Sommersby, He Said, She Said

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Brownsville

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsLars Henry Kristofferson, Mary Ann Ashbrook

    Karen Kirschenbauer was an actress.
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    Kris Kristofferson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

    Films Acted InPlanet of the Apes, Blade, Blade II, Blade: Trinity, He's Just Not That Into You

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Brownsville

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.79

    ParentsLars Henry Kristofferson, Mary Ann Ashbrook

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    Perla Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

    Perla Rodríguez

    Perla Rodríguez is an actor.
  • 13
    RZA is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

    RZA

    Age: 50

    Films Acted InAmerican Gangster, Scary Movie 3, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Funny People, A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas

    BirthplaceBrownsville, New York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height6'2"

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  • 14
    Sharron Corley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

    Sharron Corley

    Age: 48

    Films Acted InNew Jersey Drive, The Substitute, The Substitute

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York, Brownsville

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Sharron Corley is an actor.
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    Shelbie Bruce is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

    Films Acted InSpanglish

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Brownsville

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 16
    U-God is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

    U-God

    Age: 49

    Films Acted InScary Movie 3, Wu Tang Clan Presents: 18 Fatal Strikes, Hip Hop Time Capsule: The Best of RETV: 1994, Wu Tang Clan Presents: Snake Shadow Lama Fist, Dirty: The Official O.D.B. Biography

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York, Brownsville

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Vinnie Colaiuta is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

    Films Acted InRandy Jackson: Mastering the Groove

    BirthplaceUSA, Brownsville, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 18
    William Hauber is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

    William Hauber

    Dec. at 38 (1891-1929)

    Films Acted InWizard of Oz, Mabel at the Wheel, Mabel's Blunder, An Aerial Joy Ride, The Midnight Taxi

    BirthplaceUSA, Minnesota, Brownsville

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Yank Rachell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Brownsville

    Yank Rachell

    Dec. at 87 (1910-1997)

    BirthplaceTennessee, USA, Brownsville

    NationalityUnited States of America

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