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Famous Film Actors From Galveston

Updated October 13, 2018 7.9k views36 items

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

List features items like Barry White, Bill Engvall and more!

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Galveston?" and "Which famous actors were born in Galveston?"
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  • 1
    40 Glocc

    40 Glocc

    Age: 45

    Films Acted InMiss March, Rhyme & Punishment

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Galveston

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lawrence White, is an American rapper, and actor, better known as 40 Glocc. He was formally... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Alex McLeod

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Galveston

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alexandra Ann McLeod (born December 21, 1968) is an American television host and entertainment... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Amy Fadhli

    Amy Fadhli

    Age: 53

    Films Acted InThe Scorpion King, Con Games

    BirthplaceGalveston, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'4"

    Amy Fadhli (born January 30, 1965 in Galveston, Texas) is an American fitness model, actress... more on Wikipedia
  • 4

    Andrew Arbuckle

    Dec. at 51 (1887-1938)

    Films Acted InThe Red Circle, Name the Man, Big Tremaine, Little Mary Sunshine, A Soul at Stake

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Galveston

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Andrew Arbuckle (September 5, 1887 – September 21, 1938) was an American stage and film actor.... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Barry White

    Barry White

    Dec. at 59 (1944-2003)

    Films Acted InCoonskin, Barry White: Live in Germany

    BirthplaceGalveston, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height6'3"

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    Bill Engvall

    Films Acted InBill Engvall: Here's Your Sign, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One for the Road, Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again, Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Next Generation

    BirthplaceGalveston, Texas, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'11"

    William Ray Engvall Jr. (born July 27, 1957) is an American comedian and actor best known for... more on Wikipedia

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    Charlotte Walker

    Charlotte Walker

    Dec. at 82 (1876-1958)

    Films Acted InThree Faces East, The Trail of the Lonesome Pine, The Midnight Girl, Kindling, Men

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Galveston

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Charlotte Ganahl Walker (December 20, 1876 or 1878 – March 23, 1958) was a Broadway theater... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Chris Ward

    Chris Ward

    Age: 41

    Films Acted InGreen: A Shortboard Documentary, Because, Bounty Hunters, Change the Subject, Absolute Mexico

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Galveston

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.83

    Chris Ward (born December 11, 1978) is an American professional surfer. He first joined the... more on Wikipedia
  • 9

    David George

    Age: 53

    Films Acted InWonderful World

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Galveston

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 10
    Doc Paskowitz

    BirthplaceGalveston, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz (March 3, 1921 – November 10, 2014) was an American surfer and... more on Wikipedia
  • 11

    Douglas Corrigan

    Dec. at 88 (1907-1995)

    Films Acted InThe Flying Irishman

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Galveston

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Douglas Corrigan (January 22, 1907 – December 9, 1995) was an American aviator born in... more on Wikipedia
  • 12

    Edward Sedgwick

    Dec. at 64 (1889-1953)

    Films Acted InThe Haunted Pajamas

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Galveston

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Edward Sedgwick (November 7, 1889 – March 7, 1953) was an American film director, writer,... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Eileen Sedgwick

    Eileen Sedgwick

    Dec. at 93 (1898-1991)

    Films Acted InThe Fighting Ranger, The Winking Idol, The Vanishing West, In the Days of Daniel Boone, The Riddle Rider

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Galveston

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Eileen Sedgwick (October 17, 1898 – March 15, 1991) was an American actress of the silent era.... more on Wikipedia
  • 14

    Elliott Dexter

    Dec. at 71 (1870-1941)

    Films Acted InSouls for Sale, Flaming Youth, The Affairs of Anatol, Forever, Old Wives for New

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Galveston

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 15

    Frank Torres

    Age: 55

    Films Acted InGross Anatomy

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Galveston

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.75

    Frank Torres is a stunt performer and an actor.
  • 16
    Gretchen Phillips

    Films Acted InSwimming

    BirthplaceGalveston, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gretchen Phillips (born 1963) is an American singer-songwriter known for her humorous and... more on Wikipedia
  • 17

    Films Acted InAt Any Cost

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Galveston

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Hamilton Loomis is a musician.
  • 18
    John Britt Daniel

    Films Acted InHollywood Sex Wars

    BirthplaceGalveston, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    John Britt Daniel (born April 14, 1971) is the co-founder, lead singer and guitarist of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    John Stockwell

    Films Acted InTop Gun, Christine, Nixon, Losin' It, Turistas

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Galveston

    NationalityUnited States of America

    John Stockwell Samuels IV (born March 25, 1961) is an American actor, director, producer,... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Katherine Helmond

    Films Acted InBrazil, Cars, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Cars 2, Time Bandits

    BirthplaceGalveston, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'1"

    Katherine Marie Helmond (July 5, 1929 – February 23, 2019) was an American film, theater, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    King Vidor

    King Vidor

    Dec. at 88 (1894-1982)

    Films Acted InIntolerance, Souls for Sale

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Galveston

    NationalityUnited States of America

    King Wallis Vidor (; February 8, 1894 – November 1, 1982) was an American film director, film... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Larry Coryell

    Films Acted InThe Super Guitar Trio and Friends, John McLaughlin, Larry Coryell and Paco De Lucia: Meeting of the Spirits, Super Guitar Trio: Live at Montreux 1989, Fingerstyle Guitar: Vol. 3

    BirthplaceTexas, Galveston Island, Contiguous United States, United States of America, Galveston

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 23
    Liana Liberato

    Films Acted InIf I Stay, Trust, Trespass, Sulemani Keeda, The Best of Me

    BirthplaceGalveston, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'6"

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  • 24

    Maria Celeste Genitempo

    Age: 45

    Films Acted InMars Attacks!, Stuck on You, BASEketball

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Galveston

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Maria Celeste Genitempo is an actress.
  • 25

    Maribeth Ayers

    Maribeth Ayers is an actress.