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Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids

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

List items include Ashton Kutcher, Elijah Wood and many additional items as well.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Cedar Rapids?" and "Which famous actors were born in Cedar Rapids?"
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Ashton Kutcher is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Age 41, Credits: The Butterfly Effect, Valentine's Day & No Strings Attached

Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 6'2"

Parents: Diane Finnegan Kutcher, Larry M. Kutcher

Christopher Ashton Kutcher (; born February 7, 1978) is an American actor, producer, and entrepreneur. He began his acting career portraying Michael Kelso in the Fox sitcom That '70s Show ...more

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Betsy Baker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Age 63, Credits: The Evil Dead, Brutal Massacre & Witches' Night

Birthplace: USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Nationality: United States of America

Betsy Baker (born May 8, 1955) is an American actress, best known as playing Linda in the film The Evil Dead (1981).
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Bobby Driscoll is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Dec. at 31 (1937-1968), Credits: Peter Pan, Song of the South & Treasure Island

Birthplace: USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Isabelle Kratz Driscoll, Cletus Driscoll

Robert Cletus Driscoll (March 3, 1937 – March 30, 1968) was an American child actor and artist known for a large body of cinema and TV performances from 1943 to 1960. He starred in some of the ...more

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Brian Gross is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Age 43, Credits: Big Momma's House 2, Sorority Boys & 2001 Maniacs

Birthplace: USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Nationality: United States of America

Brian Gross is an actor starring in the 1998 TV series Wind on Water as Kelly Connolly and has also appeared in numerous films and TV movies. Gross will portray Captain James T. Kirk from ...more
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Bruce Spielbauer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Bruce Spielbauer

Birthplace: USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Nationality: United States of America

Bruce Spielbauer is an actor.
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Diane D'Aquila is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Age 66, Credits: Take This Waltz, Mary Silliman's War & Good Neighbors

Birthplace: USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Nationality: Canada, United States of America

Diane D'Aquila (born 1953) is an American-Canadian actress. She has appeared in both television and film roles, but is best known for her stage appearances at the Stratford Festival. Born in ...more
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Don DeFore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Dec. at 80 (1913-1993), Credits: Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, It Happened on Fifth Avenue & Too Late for Tears

Birthplace: USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.85

Parents: Joseph Ervin DeFore, Albina Sylvia Nezerka

Donald John DeFore (August 25, 1913 – December 22, 1993) was an American actor. He is best known for his roles in the sitcom The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet from 1952 to 1957 and the sitcom ...more
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Douglas Barr is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Age 69, Credits: Spaced Invaders, The Unseen & Fortune Lane

Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Douglas Barr (born May 1, 1949), also credited as Doug Barr, is an American actor, writer, and director. He has starred in movies and on television. Barr was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. His big ...more
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Dow Mossman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids

Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States of America

Dow Mossman (born 1943 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa) is an American writer, known for his novel The Stones of Summer.
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Elijah Wood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Age 38, Credits: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring & Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'6"

Parents: Debra Krause, Warren Wood

Elijah Jordan Wood (born January 28, 1981) is an American actor, film producer, and DJ. He portrayed Frodo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–2003) and in The Hobbit: An ...more

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Fred Burrell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Fred Burrell Age 82, Credits: Klute, Kinsey & We Own the Night

Birthplace: USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Nationality: United States of America

Fred Burrell is an actor.
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Hannah Wood is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Hannah Wood Age 35, Credits: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers and Radio Flyer

Birthplace: USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Debra Krause, Warren Wood

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Jesse Henecke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Age 55, Credits: Wedding Crashers, Poseidon & Powder Blue

Birthplace: USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Nationality: United States of America

Jesse Henecke is an actor.
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Joseph Canales is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Joseph Canales Age 30, Credits: The Dilemma

Birthplace: USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Nationality: United States of America

Joseph Canales is an actor.
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Michael Emerson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Age 64, Credits: Saw, For Love of the Game & Unfaithful

Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'8"

Michael Emerson is an American film and television actor who is best known for his roles as serial killer William Hinks on The Practice, Benjamin Linus on Lost, Zep Hindle in the first Saw film, ...more

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Orville Stoeber is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Orville Stoeber Age 71, Credits: MouseHunt and Switchback

Birthplace: USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Nationality: United States of America

Orville Stoeber is an actor and film score composer.
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Preston Hanson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Dec. at 87 (1921-2008), Credits: Julius Caesar, Action Jackson & Goodbye

Birthplace: USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Nationality: United States of America

Preston Hanson (January 17, 1921 – February 12, 2008) was an American actor.
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Riley Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Age 40, Credits: Bring It On, Not Another Teen Movie & Radio

Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 6'0"

Parents: Roxanne Smith, Russ Smith

Riley Smith (born April 12, 1978) is an American actor. He is known for his roles on television, such as recurring roles in the series 24, Joan of Arcadia, 90210, True Blood and The Messengers, ...more

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Ron Livingston is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Age 51, Credits: Office Space, Adaptation & Swingers

Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'10"

Parents: Linda Livingston, Kurt Livingston

Ronald Joseph Livingston (born June 5, 1967) is an American actor. Livingston is known for his starring role as Peter Gibbons in the 1999 film Office Space, as well as his role as Captain Lewis ...more

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Terry Farrell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Age 55, Credits: Back to School, The Bonfire of the Vanities & Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth

Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'11"

Parents: David W. Grussendorf, Kay Carol Christine Bendickson, Edwin Francis Farrell Jr.

Theresa Lee "Terry" Farrell (born November 19, 1963) is an American actress and fashion model. She is best known for her role as Jadzia Dax in the television series Star Trek: Deep ...more
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Thomas McGowan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Thomas McGowan Age 71, Credits: When in Rome and Die Hard Dracula

Birthplace: USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Nationality: United States of America

Thomas McGowan is an actor.
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Tiana Brown is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Tiana Brown Age 37, Credits: 17 Again, Burlesque & Fat Albert

Birthplace: USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Nationality: United States of America

Tiana Chanel Brown (born July 13, 1981) is an American dancer. Brown is known for dancing for Christina Aguilera and for being her good friend, and she can be seen in many of Aguilera's videos. ...more
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Wade Crosby is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cedar Rapids
Dec. at 70 (1905-1975), Credits: Westworld, Airport 1975 & Arizona

Birthplace: USA, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Nationality: United States of America

Wade Crosby was an actor.