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

Examples include Justin Timberlake and Morgan Freeman.

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

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Aaron Standridge is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 45
Aaron Standridge is an actor and a stunt performer.

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Adriane Lenox is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 62
Adriane Lenox is an American stage and film actress whose performance in the play Doubt: A Parable garnered her the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play in 2005.

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Adrienne Wilkinson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 41
Adrienne Marie Wilkinson is an American actress, best known for played Livia/Eve, the daughter of Xena in the TV series Xena: Warrior Princess, and as the voice and model for Maris Brood in Star ...more

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Ainslie Pryor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Died at 37 (1921-1958)
Ainslie Pryor was an actor.

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Alberta Hunter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Died at 89 (1895-1984)
Alberta Hunter was an American blues singer, songwriter, and nurse. Her career had started back in the early 1920s, and from there on, she became a successful jazz and blues recording artist, ...more

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Alex Nahon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 26

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Allen Nabors is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Allen Nabors is an actor.

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Andrew Stevens is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 63
Andrew Stevens is an American executive, film producer, director and actor.

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Anna Alicia Brock is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Anna Alicia Brock age 32
Anna Alicia Brock is an actress.

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Anne Haney is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Died at 67 (1934-2001)
Anne Haney was an American actress of stage and screen, perhaps best known for her roles as social worker Mrs. Sellner in Mrs. Doubtfire and Greta the secretary in Liar Liar.

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Aretha Franklin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 76
Aretha Louise Franklin was an American singer and songwriter. She began her career as a child singing gospel at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, where her father, C. L. Franklin, was ...more

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Arthur Lee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Died at 61 (1945-2006)
Arthur Taylor Lee was an American musician and singer, known as the frontman, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist of the Los Angeles rock band Love, best known for their critically acclaimed ...more

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Ashley Jones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 42
Ashley Aubra Jones is an American television actress. She is best known for her roles in soap operas as Megan Dennison on The Young and the Restless and as Dr. Bridget Forrester on The Bold and ...more

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Atticus Cain is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 47
Atticus Cain is an actor and a writer.

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Barbara Cason is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Died at 62 (1928-1990)
Barbara Cason was an American character actress.

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Ben Browder is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 56
Robert Benedict "Ben" Browder is an American actor and writer, known for his roles as John Crichton in Farscape and Cameron Mitchell in Stargate SG-1.

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Billy Burnette is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 65
Dorsey William "Billy" Burnette III is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter who was part of the band Fleetwood Mac from 1987 to 1995. Burnette also had a brief career in

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Bobby Blake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 60
Bobby Blake is an African-American retired gay pornographic film actor best known as a dominant top in gay pornographic films.

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Booker T. Jones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 74
Booker T. Jones is an American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, record producer and arranger, best known as the frontman of the band Booker T. & the M.G.'s. He has also worked in the ...more

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Brooke Bickford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 35
Brooke Bickford is an actress.

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Bryant Terry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 42
Bryant Terry is an eco-chef, food justice activist, and author. He was a Food and Society Policy Fellow, a national program of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, from 2008 to 2010. Terry's writing and ...more

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C.J. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
C.J. Johnson age 35
C.J. Johnson is an actor, a screenwriter, a film and television producer, and a film editor.

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Carla Thomas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 76
Carla Venita Thomas is an American singer, who is often referred to as the Queen of Memphis Soul. She is the daughter of Rufus Thomas.

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Carly Nahon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 22
Carly Nahon is an actress.

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Caroline Richter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Caroline Richter age 87
Caroline Richter is an actress.