Actors Famous Film Actors From Jamaica

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

A list made up of items like 50 Cent and Bob Marley.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Jamaica?" and "Which famous actors were born in Jamaica?"

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Admiral Bailey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
Admiral Bailey is a Jamaican dancehall deejay who enjoyed his greatest success between the mid-1980s and the early 1990s. He now lives in Jamaica. He has been described as "the hottest ...more

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Alicia Ashley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 51 Alicia Ashley is a women's boxing participant who is the current WBC female world super bantamweight champion. Ashley is a Jamaican-American. Born in Jamaica, she moved to the United States at a ...more

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Alton Ellis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
Died at 70 (1938-2008) Alton Nehemiah Ellis OD was a Jamaican vocalist. One of the innovators of rocksteady who was given the informal title "Godfather of Rocksteady". In 2006, he was inducted into the ...more

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André Gordon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 39 André Gordon is an actor, voice actor, screenwriter, film producer and director.

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Ann Flood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 84 Ann Flood is an American actress. Flood is best known for her role as journalist/author Nancy Pollock Karr on the soap opera The Edge of Night, a role she began in 1962. Flood portrayed the ...more

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Anthony L. Gurino is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 39 Anthony L. Gurino is an actor.

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Audia Tulloch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 34 Audia Tulloch is an actress.

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Audrey Reid is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
Audrey Reid age 48 Audrey Reid is a Jamaican film actress and a mother of three children. She is best known for appearing in Dancehall Queen as Marcia and BUPS as Vennette. Audrey has starred in various different ...more

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Barrington Levy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 54 Barrington Ainsworth Levy is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall artist.

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Basil Wallace is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
Basil Wallace is an actor.

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Beenie Man is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 45 Anthony Moses Davis, better known by his stage name Beenie Man, is a Grammy award-winning Jamaican reggae artist. He is referred to as the world's "King of Dancehall".

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Beres Hammond is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 63 Beres Hammond OJ is a reggae singer known in particular for his romantic lovers rock and soulful voice. While his career began in the 1970s, he reached his greatest success in the 1990s.

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Big Youth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 69 Manley Augustus Buchanan, better known as Big Youth, is a Jamaican deejay, mostly known for his work during the 1970s. He commented, "Deejays were closest to the people because there wasn't ...more

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Bishop Noel Jones is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 68 Noel Jones is an American minister. He is the senior pastor of the City of Refuge Church in Gardena, California, which has about 17,000 members and was formerly the Greater Bethany Community

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Bob Marley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
Died at 36 (1945-1981) Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley OM was a Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim. Starting out in 1963 with the group the ...more

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Bounty Killer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 46 Bounty Killer is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall deejay. He is the founder of a dancehall collective known as The Alliance with deejay Mavado.

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Buju Banton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 45 Buju Banton is a Jamaican dancehall, ragga, and reggae musician. Banton has recorded pop and dance songs, as well as songs dealing with sociopolitical topics. He released early dancehall singles ...more

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Bunny Wailer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 71 Bunny Wailer, also known as Bunny Livingston and affectionately as Jah B, is a singer songwriter and percussionist and was an original member of reggae group The Wailers along with Bob Marley ...more

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Burning Spear is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 73 Winston Rodney OD, better known by the stage name Burning Spear, is a Jamaican roots reggae singer and musician. Burning Spear is a Rastafarian and one of the most influential and long-standing ...more

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Bushwick Bill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 52 Richard Stephen Shaw, better known by the stage names Bushwick Bill and Dr. Wolfgang Von Bushwickin the Barbarian Mother-Funky Stay High Dollar Billstir, is a Jamaican-born American rapper. He ...more

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Busy Signal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 36 Glendale Goshia Gordon, better known by his stage name Busy Signal, is a Jamaican dancehall reggae artist.

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Byron Lee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
Died at 73 (1935-2008) Byron Lee OJ CD, born Byron Aloysius St. Elmo Lee, was a Jamaican musician, record producer, and entrepreneur, best known for his work as leader of Byron Lee and the Dragonaires.

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Canibus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 44 Germaine Williams better known by his stage name Canibus, is a Jamaican-American rapper, actor and member of The Hrsmn, Sharpshooterz, Cloak N Dagga, The Undergods, and one-half of T.H.E.M. ...more

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Capleton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 51 Capleton is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall artist. He is also referred to as King Shango, King David, The Fireman and The Prophet. His record label is called David House Productions. He is ...more

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Carlton Watson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
Carlton Watson age 61 Carlton Watson is an actor.

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Carol Commissiong is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
Carol Commissiong Carol Commissiong is an actress.

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Charles Hyatt is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
Died at 76 (1931-2007) Charles Hyatt was a Jamaican actor, playwright, director, author and broadcaster.

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Cherine Anderson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 34 Cherine Anderson is a Jamaican actress and dancehall/reggae vocalist.

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Chezidek is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 45 Chezidek is a roots reggae singer. He is known for his hit singles, "Call Pon Dem", "Can't Hear Must Feel", "Inna Di Road", and "Leave De Trees".

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Clifton Jones is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 76 Clifton Jones is an actor known for his roles in British television. His most prominent role is probably that of David Kano in the first season of the 1970s science fiction TV series Space: ...more

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Clinton H. Wallace is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
Clinton H. Wallace age 43 Clinton H. Wallace is an actor and a film producer.

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Clive Thompson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
Clive Thompson age 83 Clive Thompson is an actor.

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Corey Hibbert is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
Corey Hibbert is an actor.

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Courtney Walsh is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 56 Courtney Andrew Walsh OJ is a former international cricketer who represented the West Indies from 1984 to 2001, captaining the West Indies in 22 Test matches. He is best known for a remarkable ...more

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Cutty Ranks is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 53 Philip Thomas, better known as Cutty Ranks is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall musician.

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d'bi.young is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 41 D'bi Young Anitafrika is a Jamaican-Canadian dub poet, monodramatist, and educator, as well as a Dora Award-winning actor and playwright. Raised Debbie Young in Jamaica, she moved to Canada in ...more

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D. B. Woodside is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 49 David Bryan "D.B." Woodside is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of White House Chief of Staff Wayne Palmer on the FOX action/drama series 24. Additionally, ...more

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Dacia is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
Dacia Dacia is an actor.

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Damian Marley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 40 Damian Robert Nesta "Jr. Gong" Marley, is a Jamaican reggae artist. Damian is the youngest son of reggae legend Bob Marley. Damian was only 2 years old when his father, Bob Marley, ...more

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Damian Thompson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
Damian Thompson is an actor.

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Danny Wooten is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 42 Danny Wooten is an actor.

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David Reivers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 60 David Reivers is a Jamaican actor and the father of fellow actor Corbin Bleu. He is best known for co-starring as his real-life son's father in the Disney Channel Original Movie Jump In! and ...more

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David Wilson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
Died at 64 (1949-2013) David Patrick Wilson is an American actor and director, probably best known for playing Superman in the 1975 TV musical special It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman an adaptation of the ...more

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Fredro Starr is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 47 Fred Scruggs, better known by his stage name Fredro Starr, is an American rapper and actor, best known as a member of hardcore hip hop group Onyx. He is from South Jamaica, Queens, New York.

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Deanne Dawkins is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 31 Deanne Dawkins is an actress.

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Debi Mazar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 54 Deborah "Debi" Mazar is an American actress and television personality, known for her Jersey Girl-type roles; as sharp-tongued women in independent films; and for her starring role in ...more

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Denis Simpson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
Died at 60 (1950-2010) Denis Simpson was a Canadian actor and singer, best known as a host of the TV series Polka Dot Door. He was also an original member of the singing group The Nylons.

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Dennis Brown is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
Died at 42 (1957-1999) Dennis Emmanuel Brown CD was a Jamaican reggae singer. During his prolific career, which began in the late 1960s when he was aged eleven, he recorded more than 75 albums and was one of the major ...more

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Desiree Coleman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 52 Desiree Coleman Jackson aka Dez, Jamaica, Queens, New York, is an American vocalist and actress. She is married to former professional basketball player and former head coach of the NBA's Golden ...more

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Desmond Dekker is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
Died at 65 (1941-2006) Desmond Dekker was a Jamaican ska, rocksteady and reggae singer-songwriter and musician. Together with his backing group the Aces, he had one of the earliest international reggae hits with ...more