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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 52
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
Dec. 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 40
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 85
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 40
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 35
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 49
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 55
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 46
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 64
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 70
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 69
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
Dec. 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 47
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 46
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 72
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 74
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 53
Richard Stephen Shaw (December 8, 1966 – June 9, 2019), better known by the stage names Bushwick Bill or Little Billy, was a Jamaican-born American rapper. He was a member of the hip hop group ...more
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Busy Signal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Jamaica
age 37
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
Dec. 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 45
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 52
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 62
Carlton Watson is an actor.