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Famous Film Actors From Louisville

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

Examples of items on this list include Jennifer Lawrence and Rajon Rondo.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Louisville?" and "Which famous actors were born in Louisville?"
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2 Tuff Tony is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
2 Tuff Tony Age 44, Credits: Big Money Rustlas

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Anthony Borcherding (born June 6, 1974), better known by his ring name 2 Tuff Tony, is an American professional wrestler best known for his hardcore wrestling style. Throughout his professional ...more
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Ada Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Ada Williams Dec. at 62 (1913-1975), Credits: Common Clay, Rainbow's End & The Vanishing Shadow

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Calvin Williams, A. G. Williams

Children: Darlene Rae Dodge, Diana Ada Dodge

Ada Williams (June 2, 1913 – August 12, 1975) was an American film actress. She was the daughter of Calvin Williams of Knoxville, Kentucky. In 1927, she won the Miss Florida beauty contest, and ...more
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Adam Grace is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Adam Grace Age 43, Credits: Shade

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Adam Grace is an actor.
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Allan Houston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Age 47, Credits: Blue Chips, The Yards & Laws of Attraction

Birthplace: USA, Kentucky, Louisville

Nationality: United States of America

Allan Wade Houston (born April 20, 1971) is an American retired professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1993 to 2005. A shooting guard, ...more

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Amanda Randolph is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Dec. at 71 (1896-1967), Credits: No Way Out, Heller in Pink Tights & The Notorious Elinor Lee

Birthplace: USA, Kentucky, Louisville

Nationality: United States of America

Children: Evelyn Hansberry, Joseph Hansberry

Amanda E. Randolph (September 2, 1896 – August 24, 1967) was an American actress, singer and musician. She was the first African-American performer to star in a regularly scheduled network ...more

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Amy Mapother is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Amy Mapother Age 45, Credits: Swimfan

Birthplace: USA, Kentucky, Louisville

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Louisa Riehm Mapother, William Reibert Mapother, Sr.

Amy Mapother is an actress.
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Artimus Pyle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Age 70, Credits: Freebird... The Movie, This Is Southern Rock & Lynyrd Skynyrd: Gimme Back My Bullets

Birthplace: USA, Kentucky, Louisville

Nationality: United States of America

Thomas Delmer "Artimus" Pyle (born July 15, 1948) is an American musician who played drums with Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1974 to 1977 and from 1987 to 1991. He and his Lynyrd Skynyrd ...more
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Aryn Cole is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Aryn Cole

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Aryn Cole is an actress, a singer and a musician.
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Ashley Eckstein is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Age 37, Credits: Sydney White, Star Wars: The Clone Wars & Prey for Rock & Roll

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Tony Drane, Sharon Drane

Maria Ashley Eckstein (born September 22, 1981) is an American actress, voice actress, and fashion designer, known to audiences of Blue Collar TV and as the voice of Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars: ...more
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Barry G. Thomas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Barry G. Thomas Age 56, Credits: Chuck & Buck, Star Maps & Paper Cut

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Barry G. Thomas is an actor.
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Betty Lorraine is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Betty Lorraine Dec. at 36 (1908-1944), Credits: A Bedtime Story

Birthplace: USA, Kentucky, Louisville

Nationality: United States of America

Betty Lorraine was an actress.
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Billy Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Dec. at 77 (1894-1971), Credits: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, His Girl Friday & The Great Dictator

Birthplace: USA, Kentucky, Louisville

Nationality: United States of America

Children: Barry Gilbert

William Gilbert Barron (September 12, 1894 – September 23, 1971) was an American comedian, actor, writer and film director known for his comic sneeze routines. He appeared in over 200 feature ...more
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Bob Creager is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Bob Creager Age 69, Credits: Come Hell or High Water

Birthplace: USA, Kentucky, Louisville

Nationality: United States of America

Bob Creager is an actor.
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Brett Hadley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Brett Hadley is an actor.
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Brock Burnett is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Brock Burnett Age 52, Credits: Passenger 57, A Nanny for Christmas & Bundy: An American Icon

Birthplace: USA, Kentucky, Louisville

Nationality: United States of America

Brock Burnett is an actor.
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Bryan Clark is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Bryan Clark Age 89, Credits: All the President's Men, Trading Places & Body of Evidence

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Bryan Clark is an actor.
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Cameron Watson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Age 57, Credits: Vanilla Sky, Love Can Be Murder & Get Your Stuff

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Cameron Watson may refer to: Cameron Watson (actor) (born 1961), American actor, screenwriter, and director Cameron Watson (footballer) (born 1987), Australian footballer
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Catherine Dale Owen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Dec. at 65 (1900-1965), Credits: The Rogue Song, Born Reckless & Behind Office Doors

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Children: Robert Owen Metzger

Catherine Dale Owen (July 28, 1900 – September 7, 1965) was an American stage and film actress.
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Catherine McCord is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Age 44, Credits: Stuck on You, Red State & Derailed

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Children: Kenya Gordon, Chloe Gordon

Catherine McCord (born May 10, 1974) is an American former model, actress, and television program hostess. She is the founder of Weelicious, a website dedicated to helping parents expose their ...more
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Cecile Arnold is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Dec. at 40 (1891-1931), Credits: His Prehistoric Past, Dough and Dynamite & His New Profession

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Cecile Arnold was an American actress.
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Chad Broskey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Age 31, Credits: Read It and Weep and Legally Blondes

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Chad Broskey (born July 3, 1987) is a former American actor. He has played in two movies, Legally Blondes (2009), and Read It and Weep (2006).
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Charles Macaulay is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Dec. at 72 (1927-1999), Credits: Splash, The Big Red One & Blacula

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Charles Macaulay was an actor.
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Charles Withers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Charles Withers

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Charles Withers was an actor.
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Chris Coy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Age 32, Credits: Greenberg, Hostel 3 & Deliver Us from Evil

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Chris Coy is an actor.
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Chris Hardwick is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Louisville
Age 47, Credits: Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, House of 1000 Corpses & Halloween II

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Billy Hardwick, Sharon Hills

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