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Popular Film Actors from Indonesia

Updated June 14, 2019 9.0k views310 items

List of famous film actors and actresses from Indonesia, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Indonesia 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 Indonesian screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Indonesia 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 Indonesian actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Indonesia?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Indonesia in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Indonesian film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
  • 1

    Irshadi Bagas

    Banyu Biru, Heart

    BirthplaceJakarta, Indonesia


    Irshadi Bagasputro is an actor.
  • 2

    Meriam Bellina

    Get Married, The Rebellious Woman

    BirthplaceBandung, Indonesia


    ParentsMaria Theresia, G.H. Bamboe

    Ellisa Meriam Bellina Maria Bamboe, better known as Meriam Bellina, is an Indonesian actress... more on Wikipedia
  • 3

    San Nam Hung

    A Better Tomorrow, Masked Avengers



    Hsin Nan Hung is an actor.
  • 4

    Vino Bastian

    30 Hari Mencari Cinta, Chocolate Strawberry

    BirthplaceJakarta, Indonesia


    ParentsBastian Tito

    Vino Bastian is an actor.
  • 5
    Shireen Sungkar

    BirthplaceJakarta, Indonesia


    ParentsFanny Bauty, Mark Sungkar

    Shireen Sungkar, is an Indonesian actress. She is best known for playing Fitri on the soap... more on Wikipedia
  • 6

    Lo Lieh

    The 36th Chamber of Shaolin, Executioners from Shaolin

    BirthplacePematangsiantar, Indonesia

    NationalityChina, Indonesia

    Wang Lap Tat (June 29, 1939 – November 2, 2002), better known by his stage name Lo Lieh, was... more on Wikipedia
  • 7

    Yu Yung Yung

    Speechless, Cocktail Definition

    BirthplaceJakarta, Indonesia



    Yu Yung Yung is an actress.
  • 8
    Sherina Munaf

    Sherina Munaf

    Sherina's Adventure

    BirthplaceBandung, Indonesia



    ParentsLuki Ariani, Triawan Munaf

    Sherina Munaf is an Indonesian actress, pop singer, and song writer. At 9 years old, she... more on Wikipedia
  • 9


    Madame X

    BirthplaceBandung, Indonesia


    Marcell Siahaan is an actor.
  • 10
    Valerie Mahaffey

    Valerie Mahaffey

    Seabiscuit, Jack and Jill

    BirthplaceSumatra, Indonesia


    Valerie Mahaffey (born June 16, 1953) is an American actress and producer. She won an Emmy... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Michelle Branch

    Michelle Branch

    The Hot Chick, Santana: Live by Request

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona, USA

    NationalityIndonesia, United States of America


    Michelle Jacquet DeSevren Branch (born July 2, 1983) is an American singer, songwriter, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Dian Sastrowardoyo

    Dian Sastrowardoyo

    Puteri Gunung Ledang, Arisan!

    BirthplaceJakarta, Indonesia



    ParentsAriawan Sastrowardoyo, Dewi Parwati Setyorini

    Diandra Paramita Sastrowardoyo (born 16 March 1982), better known by her stage name Dian... more on Wikipedia
  • 13

    Reza Rahadian

    Perahu kertas, How Funny (This Country Is)

    BirthplaceJakarta, Indonesia


    Reza Rahadian Matulessy better known as Reza Rahadian is an Indonesian actor who rose to... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Carmit Bachar

    Carmit Bachar

    13 Going on 30, The Hot Chick

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

    NationalityUnited States of America


    Carmit Bachar (Hebrew: כרמית בכר‎; born September 4, 1974) is an American-Israeli singer,... more on Wikipedia

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    #19 of 26 Famous Celebrities Born With Cleft Lips#38 of 54 Famous People of Chinese Descent

  • 15
    Eddie Van Halen

    Eddie Van Halen

    Van Halen: Video Hits: Vol. 1, Van Halen Live: Right Here

    BirthplaceNijmegen, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands, Indonesia, United States of America


    ParentsEugenia van Halen, Jan Van Halen

    Edward Lodewijk Van Halen (January 26, 1955 - October 6, 2020) was a Dutch-American musician,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16

    Acha Septriasa

    Love, Love Is Cinta

    BirthplaceJakarta, Indonesia



    ParentsSagitta Ahimshah, Rita Emza

    Jelita Septriasa (born 1 September 1989), better known by her stage name of Acha Septriasa, is... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Asmirandah Zantman

    Asmirandah Zantman

    Rectoverso, Teman Bayangan

    BirthplaceJakarta, Indonesia



    ParentsM. Farmidji Zantman, Sani Suliwati

    Asmirandah Zantman is an actress, model and presenter.
  • 18

    Ayu Azhari

    Going Home, Catatan Si Boy

    BirthplaceJakarta, Indonesia


    Khadijah Azhari, better known by her stage name Ayu Azhari, is an Indonesian actress and... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Laura Gemser

    Laura Gemser

    Black Emanuelle, Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals

    BirthplaceIndonesia, Surabaya

    NationalityIndonesia, Italy

    Laurette Marcia "Laura" Gemser (born 5 October 1950, Surabaya) is a retired Indonesian-Dutch... more on Wikipedia
  • 20

    Desy Ratnasari

    Olga dan Sepatu Roda, Suamiku Sayang

    BirthplaceSukabumi, Indonesia



    ParentsHM Syaminan, Mulyanah

    Desy Ratnasari is an Indonesian model, actress, presenter and singer.
  • 21
    Cinta Laura

    Cinta Laura

    The Philosophers, Oh Baby

    BirthplaceQuakenbrück, Germany

    NationalityIndonesia, Germany


    ParentsHerdina Kiehl, Michael Kiehl

    Cinta Laura Kiehl, better known as Cinta Laura (Indonesian: [ˈtʃinta ˈlaura]; German:... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Christian Sugiono

    Christian Sugiono

    Tipu Kanan Tipu Kiri, Sang Pialang

    BirthplaceJakarta, Indonesia



    Christian Sugiono (born 25 February 1981) also known as Tian is an Indonesian actor and tech... more on Wikipedia
  • 23

    Olga Syahputra

    Skandal Cinta Babi Ngepet, Tina Toon dan Lenong Bocah The Movie

    BirthplaceJakarta, Indonesia


    ParentsNur Rachman, Nurhida

    Olga Syahputra was an Indonesian actor, comedian, singer, and television presenter. He often... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Dude Harlino

    Dude Harlino

    Tusuk Jelangkung, Ketika Cinta Bertasbih 2

    BirthplaceJakarta, Indonesia



    Dude Harlino, also spelled Dude Herlino, is an Indonesian actor. He is known for his numerous... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Joko Anwar

    Joko Anwar

    Love, Parts of the Heart

    BirthplaceIndonesia, Medan


    Joko Anwar (born 3 January 1976) is an Indonesian filmmaker.