Actors Famous Film Actors From Memphis

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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.

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Carolyn Franklin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Died at 44 (1944-1988) Carolyn Ann Franklin was an American singer and songwriter, daughter of prominent preacher C. L. Franklin and younger sister of musician Aretha Franklin.

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Cassietta George is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Died at 66 (1929-1995) Cassietta George was an American gospel vocalist, and composer. George was a member of Queen of Gospel Albertina Walker's The Caravans, the most popular touring gospel group from the late '50s ...more

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Chad R. Davis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 41 Chad R. Davis is an actor, stunt coordinator and set dresser.

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Chester Maple is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Chester Maple Chester Maple is an actor.

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Chris Ellis is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 62 Chris Ellis is an American film and television actor.

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Chris Gray is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 60 Chris Gray is a film casting director.

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Chris Parnell is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 51 Thomas Christopher "Chris" Parnell is an American actor, comedian, and singer. He is best known as a cast member on NBC's Saturday Night Live from 1998–2006 and for his role as Dr. Leo ...more

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Chris Schadrack is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Died at 76 (1936-2012) Chris Schadrack was an actor.

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Chris Thomas is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Chris Thomas Chris Thomas is an actor.

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Christian Walker is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Christian Walker Christian Walker is an actor, film director and screenwriter.

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Citizen Cope is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Clarence Greenwood is an American songwriter, producer and performer. His music is a mix of blues, soul, folk, and rock. He has been touring professionally for ten years. Citizen Cope’s ...more

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Hailey Anne Nelson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 24 Hailey Anne Nelson is an American actress.

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Clare Grant is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 39 Clare Grant is an American actress, voice actress, producer, model and singer.

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Clee Burtonya is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Clee Burtonya age 86 Clee Burtonya is an actor.

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Coleman Coker is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 67 Coleman Coker, born in 1951 in Memphis Tennessee, is an American architect who is best known for his work at the Bridges Center in 2005. He is an adjunct professor and the director of the ...more

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Cornelius Wilson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Cornelius Wilson age 31 Cornelius Wilson is an actor.

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Crawford Wilson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Crawford Wilson age 28 Crawford Wilson is an American actor and voice actor, from Memphis, Tennessee. He is best known for playing the lead role of Sagi in the Nintendo GameCube role-playing video game Baten Kaitos ...more

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Cybill Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 68 Cybill Lynne Shepherd is an American actress, singer and former model. Shepherd's better known roles include Jacy in The Last Picture Show, Kelly in The Heartbreak Kid, Betsy in Taxi Driver, ...more

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D'Army Bailey is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 77 D'Army Bailey is a circuit court judge,civil rights activist, author and film actor, born in Memphis, Tennessee. He served as a city councilman in Berkeley, California, from 1971-73. Bailey is a ...more

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Dan Cashman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Dan Cashman age 85 Dan Cashman is an American television actor. Cashman has narrated a total 14 of the audiobooks for Books on Tape. Some of books narrated are Murdering Mr. Lincoln: A New Detection of the 19th ...more

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Dan Lenzini is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
Dan Lenzini Died at 40 (1962-2002) Dan Lenzini is an actor.

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Dan Schneider is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 52 Dan Schneider is an American songwriter, actor, screenwriter, and producer of films and television. After appearing in mostly supporting roles in a number of 1980s and 1990s films and TV shows, ...more

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Jimmy Hart is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 74 James Ray "Jimmy" Hart is an American professional wrestling manager, executive, composer, and musician currently signed with WWE in a Legends deal. He is best known for his work in ...more

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Darryl Worley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 54 Darryl Wade Worley is an American country music artist. Signed to DreamWorks Records Nashville in 2000, Worley released four albums for the label: Hard Rain Don't Last, I Miss My Friend, Have ...more

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David A. Kimball is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Memphis
age 67 David A. Kimball is an actor.