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Famous Film Actors From Chicago

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

Items here include everything from Jennifer Morrison to Dwyane Wade.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Chicago?" and "Which famous actors were born in Chicago?"
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A.C. Weary is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
age 68
A.C. Weary is an actor.
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A.J. Presley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
age 35
A.J. Presley is an actor and singer.
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A.J. Trauth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
age 33
Andrew James Trauth (born September 14, 1986), commonly known as A. J. Trauth, is an American actor. He is known for playing the character of Alan "Twitty" on Even Stevens, and as the ...more
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Aaron Behl is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Aaron Behl age 38
Aaron Behl is a film producer, director and screenwriter.
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Adam Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
age 57
Adam Baldwin (born February 27, 1962) is an American actor and voice actor. He starred in Full Metal Jacket (1987) as Animal Mother, as well as in the television series Firefly and its ...more

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Aaron J. Patton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Aaron J. Patton age 46
Aaron J. Patton is an actor.
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Abbey Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Dec. at 80 (1930-2010)
Anna Marie Wooldridge (August 6, 1930 – August 14, 2010), known by her stage name Abbey Lincoln, was an American jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress, who wrote and performed her own ...more

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Shabba Doo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
age 64
Adolfo Gutierrez Quiñones or Adolfo Gordon Quiñones (sources differ) (born May 11, 1955), known professionally as Shabba-Doo, is an American actor, dancer, and choreographer of ...more
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Abby Pivaronas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
age 32
Abby Walker (formally known as Abby Pivaronas) is an American actress and model. She is best known for her recurring role as Vanessa Page on Disney Channel sitcom Jonas.
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Abigail Droeger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
age 22
Abigail Droeger is an actress.
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Ace Steel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
age 46
Christopher Guy (born January 25, 1973) is an American professional wrestler better known by his ring name Ace Steel. He is perhaps best known for his time with Ring of Honor and occasional ...more
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Adam Bitterman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
age 54
Adam Bitterman is an actor and voice actor.
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Adam Rifkin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
age 53
Adam Rifkin (born December 31, 1966), sometimes credited as Rif Coogan, is an American film director, producer, actor, and screenwriter.His career ranges from broad family comedies to dark and ...more
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Adda Gleason is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Adda Gleason Dec. at 83 (1888-1971)
Adda Gleason (December 19, 1888 – February 6, 1971) was an American actress. Gleason was born in Chicago, Illinois. She starred in the 1916 film adaptation of Ramona. She died in Los Angeles, ...more
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Adele Claire is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Dec. at 66 (1927-1993)
Adele Claire was an actor.
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Adele Givens is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
age 55
Adele Givens, known professionally as Adele Givens, (born July 1, 1960 or September 10, 1960) is an American comedian, actress and writer. Beginning her career during the late–1980s in comedy, ...more

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Adrian Turika is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Adrian Turika age 32
Adrian Turika is an actor.
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Adrian Zmed is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
age 65
Adrian George Zmed (born March 14, 1954) is an American actor, singer and television personality, noted for the roles of Johnny Nogerelli in Grease 2 and Officer Vince Romano in the T.J. Hooker ...more
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Aidan Quinn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
age 60
Aidan Quinn (born March 8, 1959) is an Irish-American actor, who made his film debut in Reckless (1984). He has starred in over 80 feature films, including Desperately Seeking Susan (1985), The ...more

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Aimee Garcia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
age 41
Aimee Garcia (born November 28, 1978) is an American actress. She is known for her television roles as Veronica Palmero on the ABC sitcom George Lopez, Yvonne Sanchez on the CBS period drama ...more

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Al Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
age 69
Al Bernstein (born September 15, 1950) is an American sportscaster, writer, stage performer, recording artist, and speaker.
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Al Vicente is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
age 48
Al Vicente is an actor.
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Alan Curtis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
Dec. at 44 (1909-1953)
Alan Curtis (July 24, 1909 – February 2, 1953) was an American film actor who appeared in over 50 films.
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Alan Kemper Armani is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
age 32
Alan Kemper Armani is a film actor.
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Alan Wilder is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Chicago
age 66
Alan Wilder (born September 24, 1953) is an American actor who has appeared on film and television. Alan is also a member of the Steppenwolf Theater Company. He has appeared in over 55 ...more