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

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Michael O’Hare is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Michael O’Hare Died at 60 (1952-2012) - Michael O'Hare was an American actor, best known for playing Commander Jeffrey Sinclair in the science fiction television series Babylon 5.

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'Little Billy' Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
'Little Billy' Rhodes Died at 73 (1894-1967) - 'Little Billy' Rhodes was an actor.

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A.C. Weary is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
A.C. Weary age 66 - A.C. Weary is an actor.

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A.J. Presley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
A.J. Presley age 33 - A.J. Presley is an actor and singer.

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A.J. Trauth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
A.J. Trauth age 31 - Andrew James Trauth, commonly known as A.J. Trauth is an American actor and musician. He is best known for playing the character of Alan "Twitty" on Even Stevens, and as the voice of ...more

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Aaron Behl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Aaron Behl age 36 - Aaron Behl is a film producer, director and screenwriter.

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Aaron Farb is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Aaron Farb age 36 - Aaron Farb is an actor.

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Aaron Freeman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Aaron Freeman age 61 - Aaron Freeman is an American journalist, stand-up comedian, author, cartoonist, and blogger.

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Aaron Himelstein is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Aaron Himelstein age 32 - Aaron Himelstein is an American actor who is perhaps best known for playing a younger version of Austin Powers in Austin Powers in Goldmember and Friedman, Luke Girardi's best friend, in Joan of ...more

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Aaron J. Patton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Aaron J. Patton age 44 - Aaron J. Patton is an actor.

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Aaron Milo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Aaron Milo age 33 - Aaron Milo is an actor.

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Shabba Doo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Shabba Doo age 62 - Shabba Doo is an American actor, dancer, and choreographer. He is best known for his role as Orlando "Ozone" in the 1984 breakdancing film Breakin' and it's sequel, Breakin' 2:

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Abbey Brooks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Abbey Brooks age 34 - Abbey Brooks (born February 14, 1983 in Chicago) is an American porn actress.

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Abbey Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Abbey Lincoln Died at 80 (1930-2010) - Anna Marie Wooldridge, known by her stage name Abbey Lincoln, was an American jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress, who wrote and performed her own compositions. She was a civil rights ...more

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Abbie Dunn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Abbie Dunn age 30 - Abbie Dunn is an actress.

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Abby Pivaronas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Abby Pivaronas age 30 - Abby Pivaronas is an American actress and model best known from her recurring role as Vanessa Page on Disney Channel sitcom Jonas L.A. She grew up in Frankfort, Illinois. She went to Lincoln-Way ...more

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Abigail Droeger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Abigail Droeger age 20 - Abigail Droeger is an actress.

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Ace Steel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Ace Steel age 44 - Chris Guy is an American professional wrestler better known by his ring name Ace Steel. He is perhaps best known for his time with Ring of Honor and occasional appearances for World Wrestling ...more

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Adam Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Adam Baldwin age 55 - Adam Baldwin is an American actor. He is known for starring in Full Metal Jacket as Animal Mother and in the television series Firefly and its continuation film Serenity as Jayne Cobb. His roles ...more

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Adam Bitterman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Adam Bitterman age 52 - Adam Bitterman is an actor and voice actor.

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Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois

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Adam Kaiz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Adam Kaiz age 44 - Adam Kaiz is an actor.

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Adam Pearce is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Adam Pearce age 39 - Adam Pearce is an American retired professional wrestler. He is a former five-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion, a one-time PWG World Champion, a one-time NWA British Commonwealth Heavyweight ...more

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Adam Rapp is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Adam Rapp age 49 - Adam Rapp is an American novelist, playwright, screenwriter, musician and film director. His play, Red Light Winter, was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2006.

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Adam Rifkin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Adam Rifkin age 51 - Adam Rifkin, sometimes credited as Rif Coogan, is an American film director, producer, actor and writer. His career ranges from broad family comedies to dark and gritty urban dramas. Rifkin is ...more

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Lecy Goranson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Lecy Goranson age 43 - Alicia Linda Goranson, better known as Lecy Goranson, is an American actress. She is best known for her role as the original Becky Conner in the television sitcom Roseanne, which debuted in

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Adda Gleason is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Adda Gleason Died at 83 (1888-1971) - Adda Gleason was an American actress. Gleason was born in Chicago, Illinois. She starred in the 1916 film adaptation of Ramona. She died in Los Angeles, California.

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Adele Claire is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Adele Claire Died at 66 (1927-1993) - Adele Claire was an actor.

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Adele Givens is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Adele Givens age 55 - Adele Givens is an American actress and comedian. Her television appearances include The Hughleys, Moesha, The Parkers, Comedy Central Presents, Def Comedy Jam, Russell Simmons Presents Def ...more

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Adria Dawn is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Adria Dawn Adria Dawn is an actress.

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Adrian Turika is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Adrian Turika age 30 - Adrian Turika is an actor.

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Adrian Zmed is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Adrian Zmed age 63 - Adrian George Zmed is an American actor, singer and television personality, noted for the roles of "Johnny Nogerelli" in Grease 2 and "Officer Vince Romano" in the T.J.

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Adrianne Curry is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Adrianne Curry age 35 - Adrianne Marie Curry is an American model, reality TV personality and spokeswoman. She is best known as the first winner of the reality television series America's Next Top Model. She was ...more

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Agnes Ayres is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Agnes Ayres Died at 42 (1898-1940) - Agnes Ayres was an American actress who rose to fame during the silent film era. She was known for her role as Lady Diana Mayo in The Sheik opposite Rudolph Valentino.

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Ahmo Hight is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Ahmo Hight age 44 - Ahmo Hight is an American fitness model, swimsuit model and actress. She first rose to prominence in winning the Ms. Fitness USA tournament and Ms. Fit Body Bay Area in 1994, after which she ...more

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Aidan Quinn is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Aidan Quinn age 58 - Aidan Quinn is an Irish-American actor. He made his film debut in 1984 in Reckless. His films include Desperately Seeking Susan, The Mission, Stakeout, Benny and Joon, Legends of the Fall, ...more

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Aimee Garcia is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Aimee Garcia age 39 - Amy Garcia is a screenwriter.

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Ajay Naidu is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Ajay Naidu age 45 - Ajay Kalahastri Naidu is an American actor.

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Al Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Al Bernstein age 67 - Al Bernstein is an American sportscaster, writer, stage performer,recording artist, and speaker.

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Al Vicente is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Al Vicente age 46 - Al Vicente is an actor.

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Alan Curtis is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Alan Curtis Died at 44 (1909-1953) - Alan Curtis was an American film actor appearing in over 50 films.

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Alan Dysert is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Alan Dysert age 66 - Alan Dysert is a film producer and actor.

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Alan Kemper Armani is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Alan Kemper Armani age 30 - Alan Kemper Armani is a film actor.

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Alan Wilder is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Alan Wilder age 64 - Alan Wilder is an American actor who has appeared on film and television. Alan is also a member of the Steppenwolf Theater Company. He has appeared in over 55 Steppenwolf productions.

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Albert Ammons is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Albert Ammons Died at 42 (1907-1949) - Albert Ammons was an American pianist and player of boogie-woogie, a bluesy jazz style popular from the late 1930s into the mid-1940s.

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Albert Grossman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Albert Grossman Died at 60 (1926-1986) - Albert Bernard Grossman was an American entrepreneur and manager in the American folk music scene and rock and roll. He was famous as the manager of many of the most popular and successful ...more

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Albert J. Smith is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Albert J. Smith Died at 45 (1894-1939) - Albert J. Smith was an actor.

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Albertina Walker is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Albertina Walker Died at 81 (1929-2010) - Albertina Walker was an American gospel singer, song writer, actress, and humanitarian. She was popularly referred to as the "Queen of Gospel Music".

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Alberto Mariscal is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Alberto Mariscal Died at 84 (1926-2010) - Alberto Mariscal was an actor and film director.

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Alec Holmes is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Illinois
Alec Holmes age 62 - Alec Holmes is an actor.