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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.

List items include Madonna, Kate Upton and more.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Michigan?" and "Which famous actors were born in Michigan?"
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  • 1
    A.E. Witting is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    A.E. Witting

    Dec. at 73 (1868-1941)

    Films Acted InThe Fall of a Nation, The Son-of-a-Gun

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    A.E. Witting was an actor.
  • 2
    Aaron Grady is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Aaron Grady

    Age: 29

    Films Acted InThe Celestine Prophecy

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Aaron Grady is an actor and rapper.
  • 3
    Aaron Sherry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Aaron Sherry

    Age: 40

    Films Acted InNightmare Man, Dead and Gone

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Owosso

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Aaron Sherry is an actor.
  • 4
    Abdul "Duke" Fakir is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Films Acted InThe Four Tops: Reach Out

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Abdul "Duke" Fakir (born December 26, 1935) is an American singer. He is a founding member of... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Abigail Mason is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Films Acted InSaving Sarah Cain, Holly, Jingles and Clyde 3D, Timberwolf, You'll Never Amount to Anything

    BirthplaceLansing, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Abigail Mason is an actress.
  • 6
    Adam DeFilippi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Adam DeFilippi

    Age: 29

    Films Acted InTrust, Vanishing on 7th Street, High School

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

    BirthplaceGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'2"

    Adina Howard (born November 14, 1973) is an American singer and songwriter. She rose to fame... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Adrienne Frantz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Films Acted InHack!, Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield, Donna on Demand, I Married Who?

    BirthplaceMount Clemens, Michigan, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.62

    Adrienne Danielle Frantz (born June 7, 1978) is an American actress and singer-songwriter.... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Agnes Anderson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Agnes Anderson

    Dec. at 95 (1913-2008)

    Films Acted InThe Shadow Strikes, Vanessa: Her Love Story, I'll Name the Murderer, The Plot Thickens

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Agnes Anderson was an actress.
  • 10
    Ahney Her is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Ahney Her

    Age: 27

    Films Acted InGran Torino, Night Club

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Lansing

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.6

    Whitney Cua Her (born 1992), better known by her stage name Ahney Her, is an American actress.... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Aileen Wuornos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Aileen Wuornos

    Dec. at 46 (1956-2002)

    Films Acted InAileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer, Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer

    BirthplaceRochester, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Aileen Carol Wuornos Pralle (; born Aileen Carol Pittman; February 29, 1956 – October 9, 2002)... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Akie Kotabe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Films Acted InPornography: A Thriller, Midgets Vs. Mascots, The Shadower in 3D, Drone, The Achievers

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Lansing

    Akie Kotabe is an actor.
  • 13
    Alan Maxson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Alan Maxson

    Age: 35

    Films Acted InBring It On: In It to Win It

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Bay City

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alan Maxson is a film editor and actor.
  • 14
    Alan Wells is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Alan Wells

    Dec. at 82 (1926-2008)

    Films Acted InMarty, Beachhead

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Benzonia

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Albert Hughes is a film writer, director and producer.
  • 16
    Albert Perry is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Albert Perry

    Dec. at 64 (1869-1933)

    Films Acted InHer Excellency, the Governor

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Albert Perry is an actor.
  • 17
    Alex Rush is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan
    Alex Rush is a film actress.
  • 18
    Alexander Zikakis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Films Acted InMeet Monica Velour, American Virgin

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Royal Oak

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alexander Zikakis is an actor.
  • 19
    Ali Ollie Woodson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Ali Ollie Woodson

    Dec. at 59 (1951-2010)

    Films Acted InHappy New Year, The Temptations Review with Dennis Edwards

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ali-Ollie Woodson (born Ollie Creggett; September 12, 1951 – May 30, 2010) was an American R&B... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Angela  Shelton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Films Acted InCloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, He's Just Not That Into You, Strange Wilderness

    BirthplaceOmaha, Nebraska, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Angela V. Shelton (born March 4, 1970 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American comedian and... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Alice Coltrane is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Alice Coltrane

    Dec. at 70 (1937-2007)

    Films Acted InThe World According to John Coltrane

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alice Coltrane (née McLeod, August 27, 1937 – January 12, 2007), also known by her adopted... more on Wikipedia

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  • 22
    Alice Cooper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Films Acted InWayne's World, Dark Shadows, Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Prince of Darkness

    BirthplaceArea code 313, Metro Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, Contiguous United States

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.77

    Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 23
    Alicia Warrington is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Films Acted InWristcutters: A Love Story

    BirthplaceSaginaw, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alicia Warrington (born August 30, 1980) is an American drummer. She has played drums for Kate... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Allen Hughes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Films Acted InKnights of the South Bronx

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Allen Hughes is a film producer, screenwriter and film director.
  • 25
    Allen Lee Haff is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Michigan

    Films Acted InAn American Carol, Deep Freeze, Altered Species

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Adrian

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Allen Lee Haff is an actor and TV presenter.
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