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Famous Film Actors From Michigan

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

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This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Michigan?" and "Which famous actors were born in Michigan?"
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A.E. Witting is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
A.E. Witting Dec. at 73 (1868-1941), Credits: The Fall of a Nation and The Son-of-a-Gun

Birthplace: Michigan, USA

Nationality: United States of America

A.E. Witting was an actor.
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Aaron Grady is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Aaron Grady Age 28, Credits: The Celestine Prophecy

Birthplace: Michigan, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Aaron Grady is an actor and rapper.
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Aaron Sherry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Aaron Sherry Age 39, Credits: Nightmare Man and Dead and Gone

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Owosso

Nationality: United States of America

Aaron Sherry is an actor.
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Abdul "Duke" F... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Age 83, Credits: The Four Tops: Reach Out

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit

Nationality: United States of America

Abdul "Duke" Fakir (born December 26, 1935) is an American singer. He is a founding member of the Motown act the Four Tops, from 1953 to the present day. A first tenor, Fakir is the ...more
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Abigail Mason is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Age 29, Credits: Saving Sarah Cain, Holly & Jingles and Clyde 3D

Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Abigail Mason is an actress.
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Adam DeFilippi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Adam DeFilippi Age 28, Credits: Trust, Vanishing on 7th Street & High School

Birthplace: Michigan, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Adam DeFilippi is an actor.
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Adina Howard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'2"

Adina Howard (born November 14, 1973) is an American singer and songwriter. She rose to fame during the mid-1990s with her debut album, Do You Wanna Ride? and her debut single, "Freak Like ...more

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Adrienne Frantz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Age 40, Credits: Hack!, Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield & Donna on Demand

Birthplace: Mount Clemens, Michigan, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.62

Adrienne Danielle Frantz (born June 7, 1978) is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She appeared as Amber Moore in The Bold and the Beautiful (1997–2005, 2010–2012) and The Young and the ...more
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Agnes Anderson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Dec. at 95 (1913-2008), Credits: The Shadow Strikes, Vanessa: Her Love Story & I'll Name the Murderer

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Agnes Anderson was an actress.
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Ahney Her is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Age 27, Credits: Gran Torino and Night Club

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Lansing

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.6

Whitney Cua Her (born 1992), better known by her stage name Ahney Her, is an American actress. She is of Hmong descent.
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Aileen Wuornos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Dec. at 46 (1956-2002), Credits: Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer and Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer

Birthplace: Rochester, Michigan, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Aileen Carol Wuornos Pralle (; born Aileen Carol Pittman; February 29, 1956 – October 9, 2002) was an American serial killer who murdered seven men in Florida between 1989 and 1990 by shooting ...more

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Akie Kotabe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Age 38, Credits: Pornography: A Thriller, Midgets Vs. Mascots & The Shadower in 3D

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Lansing

Akie Kotabe is an actor.
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Alan Maxson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Alan Maxson Age 34, Credits: Bring It On: In It to Win It

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Bay City

Nationality: United States of America

Alan Maxson is a film editor and actor.
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Alan Wells is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Alan Wells Dec. at 82 (1926-2008), Credits: Marty and Beachhead

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Benzonia

Nationality: United States of America

Alan Wells was an actor.
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Albert Hughes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Albert Hughes is a film writer, director and producer.
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Albert Perry is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Albert Perry Dec. at 64 (1869-1933), Credits: Her Excellency and the Governor

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit

Nationality: United States of America

Albert Perry is an actor.
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Alex Rush is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Alex Rush is a film actress.
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Alexander Zikakis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Age 33, Credits: Meet Monica Velour and American Virgin

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Royal Oak

Nationality: United States of America

Alexander Zikakis is an actor.
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Ali Ollie Woodson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Dec. at 59 (1951-2010), Credits: Happy New Year and The Temptations Review with Dennis Edwards

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit

Nationality: United States of America

Ali-Ollie Woodson (born Ollie Creggett; September 12, 1951 – May 30, 2010) was an American R&B singer, musician, songwriter, keyboardist, drummer, and occasional actor best known for his ...more
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Angela Shelton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Age 48, Credits: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, He's Just Not That Into You & Strange Wilderness

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Angela V. Shelton (born March 4, 1970 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American comedian and actress. Her television credits include Mr. Show with Bob and David, Grounded for Life, and The Suite Life ...more
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Alice Coltrane is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Dec. at 70 (1937-2007), Credits: The World According to John Coltrane

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Alice Coltrane (née McLeod, August 27, 1937 – January 12, 2007), also known by her adopted Sanskrit name Turiyasangitananda or Turiya Alice Coltrane, was an American jazz musician and ...more

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Alice Cooper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Age 71, Credits: Wayne's World, Dark Shadows & Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

Birthplace: Area code 313, Metro Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, Contiguous United States, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.77

Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spans over 50 years. With his distinctive raspy voice and a stage show that ...more

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Alicia Warrington is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Age 38, Credits: Wristcutters: A Love Story

Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Alicia Warrington (born August 30, 1980) is an American drummer. She has played drums for Kate Nash, Kelly Osbourne, Lillix, Hannah Montana, Uh Huh Her, Gore Gore Girls, Dawn Robinson, The ...more
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Allen Hughes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Age 46, Credits: Knights of the South Bronx

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Allen Hughes is a film producer, screenwriter and film director.
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Allen Lee Haff is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
Age 49, Credits: An American Carol, Deep Freeze & Altered Species

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Adrian

Nationality: United States of America

Allen Lee Haff is an actor and TV presenter.