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Famous Film Actors From Louisville

Updated June 14, 2019 8.1k views147 items

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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  • 1

    2 Tuff Tony

    Age: 45

    Films Acted InBig Money Rustlas

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Anthony Borcherding (born June 6, 1974), better known by his ring name 2 Tuff Tony, is an... more on Wikipedia
  • 2

    Ada Williams

    Dec. at 62 (1913-1975)

    Films Acted InCommon Clay, Rainbow's End, The Vanishing Shadow

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsCalvin Williams, A. G. Williams

    ChildrenDarlene Rae Dodge, Diana Ada Dodge

    Ada Williams (June 2, 1913 – August 12, 1975) was an American film actress. She was the... more on Wikipedia
  • 3

    Adam Grace

    Age: 44

    Films Acted InShade

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Adam Grace is an actor.
  • 4
    Allan Houston

    Films Acted InBlue Chips, The Yards, Laws of Attraction, Black and White

    BirthplaceUSA, Kentucky, Louisville

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Allan Wade Houston (born April 20, 1971) is an American retired professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Amanda Randolph

    Amanda Randolph

    Dec. at 71 (1896-1967)

    Films Acted InNo Way Out, Heller in Pink Tights, The Notorious Elinor Lee, Swing!

    BirthplaceUSA, Kentucky, Louisville

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenEvelyn Hansberry, Joseph Hansberry

    Amanda E. Randolph (September 2, 1896 – August 24, 1967) was an American actress, singer and... more on Wikipedia

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    #77 of 103 The Best Musical Artists From Kentucky#3 of 216 Famous People Buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park

  • 6

    Amy Mapother

    Age: 45

    Films Acted InSwimfan

    BirthplaceUSA, Kentucky, Louisville

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsLouisa Riehm Mapother, William Reibert Mapother, Sr.

    Amy Mapother is an actress.
  • 7
    Artimus Pyle

    Films Acted InFreebird... The Movie, This Is Southern Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd: Gimme Back My Bullets

    BirthplaceUSA, Kentucky, Louisville

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Thomas Delmer "Artimus" Pyle (born July 15, 1948) is an American musician who played drums... more on Wikipedia
  • 8

    Aryn Cole

    Aryn Cole is an actress, a singer and a musician.
  • 9
    Ashley Eckstein

    Films Acted InSydney White, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Prey for Rock & Roll, Alice Upside Down

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsTony Drane, Sharon Drane

    Maria Ashley Eckstein (born September 22, 1981) is an American actress, voice actress, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10

    Barry G. Thomas

    Age: 57

    Films Acted InChuck & Buck, Star Maps, Paper Cut

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Barry G. Thomas is an actor.
  • 11

    Betty Lorraine

    Dec. at 36 (1908-1944)

    Films Acted InA Bedtime Story

    BirthplaceUSA, Kentucky, Louisville

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Betty Lorraine was an actress.
  • 12
    Billy Gilbert

    Billy Gilbert

    Dec. at 77 (1894-1971)

    Films Acted InSnow White and the Seven Dwarfs, His Girl Friday, The Great Dictator, Fun and Fancy Free, Captains Courageous

    BirthplaceUSA, Kentucky, Louisville

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenBarry Gilbert

    William Gilbert Barron (September 12, 1894 – September 23, 1971) was an American comedian,... more on Wikipedia
  • 13

    Bob Creager

    Age: 70

    Films Acted InCome Hell or High Water

    BirthplaceUSA, Kentucky, Louisville

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Bob Creager is an actor.
  • 14
    Brett Hadley is an actor.
  • 15

    Brock Burnett

    Age: 53

    Films Acted InPassenger 57, A Nanny for Christmas, Bundy: An American Icon, Drifter: Henry Lee Lucas

    BirthplaceUSA, Kentucky, Louisville

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Brock Burnett is an actor.
  • 16

    Bryan Clark

    Age: 90

    Films Acted InAll the President's Men, Trading Places, Body of Evidence, Shattered Dreams

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Bryan Clark is an actor.
  • 17

    Films Acted InVanilla Sky, Love Can Be Murder, Get Your Stuff, Back When We Were Grownups

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Cameron Watson may refer to: Cameron Watson (actor) (born 1961), American actor,... more on Wikipedia
  • 18

    Catherine Dale Owen

    Dec. at 65 (1900-1965)

    Films Acted InThe Rogue Song, Born Reckless, Behind Office Doors, His Glorious Night, Strictly Unconventional

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenRobert Owen Metzger

    Catherine Dale Owen (July 28, 1900 – September 7, 1965) was an American stage and film... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Catherine McCord

    Films Acted InStuck on You, Red State, Derailed

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenChloe Gordon, Kenya Gordon

    Catherine McCord (born May 10, 1974) is an American former model, actress, and television... more on Wikipedia
  • 20

    Cecile Arnold

    Dec. at 40 (1891-1931)

    Films Acted InHis Prehistoric Past, Dough and Dynamite, His New Profession, The Face on the Bar-room Floor, The Property Man

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Cecile Arnold was an American actress.
  • 21

    Films Acted InRead It and Weep, Legally Blondes

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Chad Broskey (born July 3, 1987) is a former American actor. He has played in two movies,... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Charles Macaulay

    Charles Macaulay

    Dec. at 72 (1927-1999)

    Films Acted InSplash, The Big Red One, Blacula, Airport '77, The Hindenburg

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Charles Macaulay was an actor.
  • 23

    Charles Withers

    Charles Withers was an actor.
  • 24

    Chris Coy

    Age: 33

    Films Acted InGreenberg, Hostel 3, Deliver Us from Evil, Rogue River, Little Birds

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Chris Coy is an actor.
  • 25
    Chris Hardwick

    Films Acted InTerminator 3: Rise of the Machines, House of 1000 Corpses, Halloween II, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Johnson Family Vacation

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsBilly Hardwick, Sharon Hills

    Christopher Ryan Hardwick (born November 23, 1971) is an American stand-up comedian, actor,... more on Wikipedia

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