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List of famous film actors and actresses from Armenia, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Armenia has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Armenian screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Armenia and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Armenian actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Armenia?"

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Cher is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Moonstruck, The Witches of Eastwick, Stuck on You Cher is an American singer, songwriter, actress, model, fashion designer, television host, comedian, dancer, businesswoman, philanthropist, author, film producer, director, and record producer. ...more

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Eric Bogosian is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Blade: Trinity, Beavis and Butt-head Do America, Deconstructing Harry Eric Bogosian is an American actor, playwright, monologuist, and novelist.

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Grégoire Aslan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Cleopatra, The Return of the Pink Panther, The Golden Voyage of Sinbad Grégoire Aslan was an ethnic Armenian actor and musician.

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Akim Tamiroff is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Touch of Evil, The Trial, Alphaville Akim Mikhailovich Tamiroff was an ethnic Armenian actor. He won the first Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor.

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Karen Dzhanibekyan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Karen Dzhanibekyan Symphony of Silence, The Priestess, The Glass Trinket Karen Dzhanibekyan is an actor.

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Charles Aznavour is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Shoot the Piano Player, The Tin Drum, The Truth About Charlie Charles Aznavour is a Franco-Armenian singer, songwriter, actor, public activist and diplomat. Aznavour is known for his unique tenor voice: clear and ringing in its upper reaches, with gravelly ...more

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Simon Abkarian is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Casino Royale, Zero Dark Thirty, Persepolis Simon Abkarian is a French-Armenian actor.

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Marco Khan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Iron Man, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, 2012 Marco Khan, also Marco Kahn or Marco Khanlian, is an Iranian-Armenian actor.

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William Saroyan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
The Time of Your Life William Saroyan was an American dramatist and author. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1940, and in 1943 won the Academy Award for Best Story for the film adaptation of his novel ...more

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Erika Marozsán is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Feast of Love, The Company, Gloomy Sunday Erika Marozsán is a Hungarian actress. Her first movie appearance was in the hit Hungarian film, "Béketárgyalás, avagy az évszázad ...more

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Arsinée Khanjian is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
The Sweet Hereafter, Exotica, Fat Girl Arsinée Khanjian is an Armenian-Canadian actress and producer. In addition to her independent work and stage roles, she is regularly cast by her husband, Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan, ...more

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Ruben Simonov is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
The Gadfly, Admiral Nakhimov Ruben Simonov was an actor and theatre director.

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Hrant Alianak is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Billy Madison, Dirty Work, Pontypool Hrant Alianak, also billed as Harant Alianak or Grant Aljanak, is an Armenian-Canadian actor and playwright. In 1988 he was nominated for the Genie Award "Best Performance by an Actor in a ...more

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Armen Dzhigarkhanyan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
The Ghost, Once Upon a Dog, 100 Days Before the Command Armen Dzhigarkhanyan is an Armenian and Russian actor. Born and raised in Yerevan, Dzhigarkhanyan started acting in the academic and Russian theaters of the city, before moving to Moscow to ...more

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Raffi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Raffi in Concert Raffi Cavoukian, CM, OBC, better known by his mononym Raffi, is an Egyptian-born Canadian singer-songwriter, author, essayist, and lecturer of Armenian descent. He has developed his career as a ...more

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Adile Naşit is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
The Blue Bead, Hababam Sınıfı, Laughing Eyes Adile Naşit was a Turkish actress, who is best known for being the partner of Münir Özkul in movies like Neşeli Günler and in Hababam Sınıfı. She also starred in many plays, ...more

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Andre Agassi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
The Journeymen, Coach: Nick Bollettieri, Wimbledon 2000 Final: Sampras vs. Rafter Andre Kirk Agassi is an American retired professional tennis player and former World No. 1, who was one of the game's most dominant players from the early 1990s to the mid-2000s. Generally ...more

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Marie Laforêt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Purple Noon, Marie-Chantal vs. Doctor Kha, The Camp Followers Marie Laforêt is a French singer and actress. In 1978, she moved to Geneva, Switzerland and acquired Swiss citizenship.

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Arlene Francis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
One, Two, Three Arlene Francis was an American actress, radio talk show host, and game show panelist. She is known for her long-standing role as a panelist on the television game show What's My Line?, on which ...more

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Henri Verneuil is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Greed in the Sun Henri Verneuil was a French-Armenian playwright and filmmaker, who made a successful career in France. He was nominated for Oscar and Palme d'Or awards, and won Locarno International Film ...more

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Serj Tankian is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Screamers Serj Tankian is a Lebanese-born Armenian–American singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, poet, and political activist. He is best known as the lead vocalist, ...more

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Hayko Cepkin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Çocuk Hayko Cepkin is a Turkish musician of Armenian descent.

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Nicole Saba is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
The Baby Doll Night, Samir Abu el-Nil, The Danish Experience Nicole Saba is a singer and actress from Lebanon. From 1998-2001, Nicole Saba was a member of the Lebanese pop group The 4 Cats, She replaced "Roula Bahnam" who officially shot with ...more

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Serge Avedikian is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Chicken with Plums, Dangerous Moves, Viva Laldjerie Serge Avedikian, sometimes credited as Serje Avetikian, is an Armenian-French film and theatre actor, director, writer and producer, winner of Cannes Festival prize.

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Angela Sarafyan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, Paranoia, A Good Old Fashioned Orgy Angela Sarafyan is an Armenian American actress. She is sometimes credited as Angela Sarafian.

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Arthur Edmund Carewe is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
The Phantom of the Opera, Mystery of the Wax Museum, The Cat and the Canary Arthur Edmund Carewe was an Armenian-American actor in the silent and early sound film era.

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Frunzik Mkrtchyan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Kidnapping, Caucasian Style, Mimino Mher Mkrtchyan, better known by his stage name Frunzik, was a Soviet Armenian actor. He is widely considered as one of the greatest Armenian actors of the Soviet period.

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Jacky Nercessian is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec, Roots, The Big Journey Jacky Nercessian is an actor.

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Roman Mitichyan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Argo, Takers, Cross Roman Mitichyan is an actor, stunt coordinator and a stunt performer.

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Isabel Bayrakdarian is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Opera Night, Mozart: Don Giovanni Isabel Bayrakdarian is a Grammy Award-nominated Armenian Canadian opera singer.

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Raffi Armenian is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Renata Scotto: Prima Donna in Concert and Recital Raffi Armenian, CM is an Armenian-Canadian conductor, pianist, composer, and teacher. Since 2008 he has been the director of the Conservatoire de musique du Québec à ...more

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Yervand Manaryan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
The Piano Ervand Manaryan is an actor and screenwriter.

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Patrick Fiori is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Patrick Fiori is a French singer.

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Pierre Chammassian is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Melodrama Habibi Pierre Chammassian is a stand up comic famous in Lebanon for Arabs and Armenians alike, and is also popular in the Armenian Diaspora. He is known especially for his performance as Batale.

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Sos Sargsyan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Sos Sargsyan Solaris, Gikor, Guys from the Army Band Sos Sargsyan was a prominent Armenian actor, director and writer.

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John Doumanian is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
John Doumanian Annie Hall, Manhattan, Husbands and Wives John Doumanian is an actor.

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Leonid Yengibarov is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors, Road to the Stage Leonid Georgievich Yengibarov was a Soviet clown and actor. Leonid Yengibarov was born in Moscow to an Armenian father and a Russian mother. He started his career as a boxer. In 1955 he joined ...more

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Hrachia Nersisyan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Namus, Pepo, Zangezur Hrachia Nersisyan was a Soviet-Armenian film actor. Nersisyan was born in Nicomedia, Ottoman Empire and studied in Constantinople. He moved to the Soviet Union in 1923, and soon became a film ...more

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Garik Chepchyan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Garik Chepchyan Here, Vorogayt, Jarangner Garik Chepchyan is an actor.

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Marcos Grigorian is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
The Desert Wolf Marcos Grigorian was a notable Iranian-Armenian artist and a pioneer of Iranian modern art.

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Galya Novents is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Galya Novents Yearning, The Song of the Old Days, Gikor Galya Novents was an actress.

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Ovanes Torosian is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Tilt, Eastern Plays, Avé Ovanes Torosian is an actor.

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Arsen Serobian is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Arsen Serobian Love Hurts Arsen Serobian is an actor, stunt performer, cinematographer, TV director, producer and editor.

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Mihran Kirakosian is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Mihran Kirakosian 17 Again, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Mihran Kirakosian is an actor, a dancer and a choreographer.

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Levon Sharafyan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Levon Sharafyan Yearning Levon Sharafyan is an Armenian actor.

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Nerses Hovhannisyan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Nerses Hovhannisyan Yearning Nerses Hovhannisyan is an actor, screenwriter and film director.

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Mariam Vardanyan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Mr. Fix It, Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage Mariam Vardanyan is an actress and dancer.

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Azat Sherents is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Azat Armenaki Sherents was one of the founders of Armenian cinematographic comedy. In 1931 he started his acting career on the stage of Sundukyan Drama Theater in Yerevan. In 1934-1937 he ...more

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Mahaya Petrosian is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Actor Mahaya Petrosian is an Iranian actress of Armenian descent.

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Azat Gasparyan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from Armenia
Azat Gasparyan Yearning, The Song of the Old Days, The Mechanics of Happiness Azat Gasparyan is an actor.