Entertainment Famous Film Actors From Galveston

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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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40 Glocc is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
age 44
Lawrence White, is an American rapper, and actor, better known as 40 Glocc. He was formally signed to Infamous Records and G-Unit Records. He is also an artist of G-Unit West, closely associated ...more

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Alex McLeod is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
age 50
Alexandra Ann McLeod born December 21, 1968 is an American television host and entertainment news correspondent best known for being the original host of TLC’s hit cable show, Trading Spaces. ...more

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Amy Fadhli is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
age 52
Amy Fadhli is an American fitness model, actress and winner of the Fitness America National Champion 1996. Her father is Iraqi who was born in Baghdad, a cardiovascular surgeon, and her mother ...more

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Andrew Arbuckle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
Died at 51 (1887-1938)
Andrew Arbuckle was an American stage and film actor. He was the brother of Macklyn Arbuckle and cousin of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle.

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Barry White is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
Died at 59 (1944-2003)
Barry White, was an American composer and singer-songwriter. A 3-time Grammy Award-winner known for his distinctive bass-baritone voice and romantic image, White's greatest success came in the ...more

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Bill Engvall is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
age 61
William Ray "Bill" Engvall, Jr. is an American comedian and actor best known for his work as a stand-up comic, his signature "Here's Your Sign" bit, and as a member of the

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Charlotte Walker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
Died at 82 (1876-1958)
Charlotte Walker was a Broadway theater actress from Galveston, Texas. She was the mother of character actress Sara Haden.

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Chris Ward is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
age 40
Chris Ward (born December 11, 1978) is an American professional surfer. He first joined the ASP World Championship Tour in 2005.

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David George is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
David George age 52
David George is an actor.

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Doc Paskowitz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
age 97
Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz was an American surfer and physician, who gave up practicing medicine for a living and decided to become a professional surfer. In 1972, he founded a surf camp ...more

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Douglas Corrigan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
Died at 88 (1907-1995)
Douglas Corrigan was an American aviator born in Galveston, Texas. He was nicknamed "Wrong Way" in 1938. After a transcontinental flight from Long Beach, California, to New York, he ...more

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Edward Sedgwick is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
Died at 64 (1889-1953)
Edward Sedgwick was an American film director, writer, actor and producer.

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Eileen Sedgwick is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
Died at 93 (1898-1991)
Eileen Sedgwick was an American actress of the silent era. She appeared in 115 films during her fifteen-year-long career. She was the sister of film director Edward Sedgwick.

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Elliott Dexter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
Died at 71 (1870-1941)
Elliott Dexter was an American film and stage actor. Dexter started his career in vaudeville and did not move to films until he was 45. He retired from acting in 1925. Dexter married silent film ...more

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Frank Torres is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
Frank Torres age 54
Frank Torres is a stunt performer and an actor.

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Gretchen Phillips is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
age 55
Gretchen Phillips is an American singer-songwriter known for her humorous and topical songs. Phillips has been openly gay throughout her life and her lesbianism has inspired much of her

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Hamilton Loomis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
age 43
Hamilton Loomis is a musician.

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John Britt Daniel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
age 47
Britt Daniel is a member of the musical group, Spoon.

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John Stockwell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
age 57
John Stockwell is an American actor, director, producer, writer and former model.

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Katherine Helmond is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
age 90
Katherine Marie Helmond (July 5, 1929 – February 23, 2019) was an American film, theater and television actress, who played Emily Dickinson on Meeting of Minds, as well as fictional television ...more

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King Vidor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
Died at 88 (1894-1982)
King Vidor was a film director, film producer, screenwriter and actor.

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Larry Coryell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
age 75
Larry Coryell is an American jazz fusion guitarist.

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Liana Liberato is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
age 23
Liana Daine Liberato is an American television and film actress. Liana is known for the 2010 film, Trust. She starred in the Fox Faith film The Last Sin Eater and appeared in the fourth season ...more

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Marcy Hanson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
age 66
Marcy Hanson is an actor.

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Maria Celeste Genitempo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Galveston
Maria Celeste Genitempo age 44
Maria Celeste Genitempo is an actress.