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Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati

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

Examples of items on this list include Steven Spielberg and Pete Rose.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Cincinnati?" and "Which famous actors were born in Cincinnati?"
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Aaron Clayton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Aaron Clayton Age 40, Credits: Flesh for the Beast

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Aaron Clayton is an actor and a film producer.
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Adam Gregory is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Age 31, Credits: 17 Again, Hannah Montana: The Movie & Hard Breakers

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 6'2"

Adam Gregory (born December 28, 1987) is an American actor. He is best known for playing Thomas Forrester on the CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful.

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Amanda Tepe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Age 41, Credits: Halloween, Crazy & Iowa

Birthplace: Norwood, Ohio, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'7"

Amanda Tepe (born October 16, 1977) is an American actress. Tepe is a native of Norwood, Ohio. She has appeared in several short and feature films. Her television credits include General ...more
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Amanda Lippert is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Amanda Lippert

Birthplace: USA, Cincinnati, Ohio

Nationality: United States of America

Amanda Lippert is an actress.
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Ambrit Millhouse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Ambrit Millhouse is a film actress.
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Amy Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Amy Ferguson is an American actress and model. Ferguson is also a singer-songwriter who goes by the stage name of "Grandma Dirt."
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Amy Yasbeck is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Age 56, Credits: Pretty Woman, The Mask & Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Birthplace: Blue Ash, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'6"

Amy Marie Yasbeck (born September 12, 1962) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Casey Chappel Davenport on the sitcom Wings from 1994 to 1997, and also having played the ...more

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Amy Simon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Amy Simon Age 42, Credits: Blackwater

Birthplace: USA, Cincinnati, Ohio

Nationality: United States of America

Amy Simon is an actress.
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Andrew Breving is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Andrew Breving Age 40, Credits: The Departed

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Andrew Breving is a film and television actor.
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Andy Blankenbuehler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Age 48, Credits: Broadway Dance Center: Takes on Theatre Dance

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Andy Blankenbuehler (born March 7, 1970) is an American dancer, choreographer and director primarily for stage and concerts. He has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Choreography five ...more
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Ann May is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Ann May Dec. at 84 (1901-1985), Credits: Thundering Hoofs, The Vermilion Pencil & Lombardi

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'1"

Ann May (1901 – July 26, 1985) was a silent film star who appeared in motion pictures from 1919 to 1925. Her given name was Anna Max and she was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. In appearance she was ...more
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Anthony Campanello is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Anthony Campanello

Birthplace: USA, Cincinnati, Ohio

Nationality: United States of America

Anthony Campanello is an actor.
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Antrim Short is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Antrim Short Dec. at 72 (1900-1972), Credits: Where the Trail Divides and Huck and Tom

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Antrim Short was an actor.
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Arthur Thalasso is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Dec. at 71 (1883-1954), Credits: Little Lord Fauntleroy, Cain and Mabel & The Strong Man

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Arthur Thalasso (November 26, 1883 – February 13, 1954) was an American stage actor of vaudeville and musical comedy in the 1910s and, subsequently, a screen actor. He appeared in 71 films ...more
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Arthur V. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Dec. at 40 (1876-1916), Credits: The Two Brothers, The Death Disc: A Story of the Cromwellian Period & Resurrection
Arthur Vaughan Johnson (February 2, 1876 – January 17, 1916) was a pioneer actor and director of the early American silent film era. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Rev. Myron A. Johnson, ...more
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Bill Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Bill Ramsey Age 87, Credits: Homesick for St. Pauli and The Swissmakers

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Bill Ramsey is a German-American jazz and pop singer, journalist and actor famous for his German-language hits.
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Charles Gordone is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Dec. at 70 (1925-1995), Credits: Coonskin

Birthplace: USA, Cleveland, Ohio

Nationality: United States of America

Charles Gordone (October 12, 1925 – November 16, 1995) was an American playwright, actor, director, and educator. He was the first African American to win the annual Pulitzer Prize for Drama and ...more
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Blanche Mehaffey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Dec. at 60 (1908-1968), Credits: Riders of the North, The Battling Orioles & The Silent Code

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'2"

Blanche Mehaffey (July 28, 1908 – March 31, 1968) was an American showgirl and film actress.
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Chris Harris is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Age 45, Credits: Sacrifice 2011 (TV)

Birthplace: Kentucky, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Christopher Eric Harris (born December 25, 1973) is an American professional wrestler. He is best known for working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where he was formerly one-half of the tag ...more
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Bootsy Collins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Age 67, Credits: Standing in the Shadows of Motown, Moog & Parliament Funkadelic: The Mothership Connection: Live 1976

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 6'2"

William Earl "Bootsy" Collins (born October 26, 1951) is an American musician and singer-songwriter. Rising to prominence with James Brown in the early 1970s, and later with ...more

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Brad Baker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Brad Baker

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Brad Baker is an actor, a teacher and a stunt performer.
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Brenda Scott is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Brenda Scott Age 75, Credits: Simon, King of the Witches & Journey to Shiloh

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Brenda Scott is an American film and television actress. Her roles were in such films and television series as Alias Smith and Jones, Ironside, Journey to Shiloh, Johnny Tiger, Window on Main ...more
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Brian Pillman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Dec. at 35 (1962-1997), Credits: Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows and WWE: SummerSlam 1997

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.78

Brian William Pillman (May 22, 1962 – October 5, 1997) was an American professional wrestler and professional football player best known for his appearances in Stampede Wrestling in the 1980s ...more

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Bryce Dessner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati
Age 42, Credits: The National: A Skin and A Night

Nationality: United States of America

Bryce David Dessner (born April 23, 1976) is an American composer and guitarist based in Paris, also known as a member of the rock band the National. Dessner's brother Aaron is also a member of ...more
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Cajardo Lindsey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cincinnati

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'10"

Cajardo Lindsey is an actor.