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Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

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

Items on this list include Heather Graham and Gene Wilder.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Milwaukee?" and "Which famous actors were born in Milwaukee?"
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Abner Biberman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Dec. at 68 (1909-1977), Credits: His Girl Friday, Winchester '73 & Road to Morocco

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Abner Biberman (April 1, 1909 – June 20, 1977) was a Jewish-American actor, director, and screenwriter.
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Abner J. Mikva is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Age 93, Credits: Dave

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Abner Joseph Mikva (January 21, 1926 – July 4, 2016) was an American politician, federal judge, lawyer and law professor. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Mikva served in the United ...more
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Adrienne Rusk is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Age 34, Credits: The Social Network, Hot Tub Time Machine & Water for Elephants

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'8"

Adrienne Rusk is a film actress.
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Aimee Graham is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Age 47, Credits: From Dusk till Dawn, Jackie Brown & Brokedown Palace

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.7

Aimee Lynn Graham is an American actress, and the younger sister of actress Heather Graham. Graham was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the daughter of Joan, a schoolteacher and noted author of ...more
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Alfred Lunt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Dec. at 85 (1892-1977), Credits: Show Business at War, Sally of the Sawdust & Lovers in Quarantine

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Alfred Davis Lunt Jr. (August 12, 1892 – August 3, 1977) was an American stage director and actor who had a long-time professional partnership with his wife, actress Lynn Fontanne. Broadway's ...more
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Amy Pietz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Age 49, Credits: Rudy, Prom & Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.65

Amy Pietz (born March 6, 1969) is an American actress, known for her roles on television. She received Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series ...more
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Andy Hurley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Age 38, Credits: The Young Blood Chronicles

Birthplace: Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Andrew John Hurley (born May 31, 1980) is an American musician. He is the drummer for the rock band Fall Out Boy. Prior to Fall Out Boy, Hurley played in several hardcore punk bands. He joined ...more

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Anthony Crivello is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Age 63, Credits: Independence Day, Crocodile Dundee II & Alien Hunter

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Anthony Crivello (born August 2, 1955) is an American actor and singer. He has appeared in the original cast of a number of Broadway shows, including Les Misérables, Kiss of the Spider ...more
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Ashton Dearholt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Dec. at 48 (1894-1942), Credits: The New Adventures of Tarzan, The Bride's Awakening & The Love Hermit

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Nationality: United States of America

Ashton Dearholt (April 4, 1894 – April 27, 1942) was an American actor of the silent film era. He appeared in 75 films between 1915 and 1938. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and died in Los ...more
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Austin Aries is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Age 40, Credits: Lockdown 2007 (TV), Genesis 2006 (TV) & The Best of The X Division

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.75

Daniel Healy Solwold Jr. (born April 15, 1978), better known by his ring name Austin Aries, is an American professional wrestler He is currently signed to Major League Wrestling (MLW) and also ...more

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Avelawance Phillips is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Avelawance Phillips Age 34, Credits: Archie's Final Project

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Nationality: United States of America

Avelawance Phillips is an actor.
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Ben Bard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Dec. at 81 (1893-1974), Credits: Hollywood Party, 7th Heaven & The Son-Daughter

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Nationality: United States of America

Ben Bard (January 26, 1893 – May 17, 1974) was an American movie actor, stage actor, and acting teacher. With comedian Jack Pearl, Bard worked in a comedy duo in vaudeville.In 1926, Bard, Pearl, ...more
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Beth Lacke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Eau Claire

Nationality: United States of America

Beth Lacke is an actress.
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Ben Budd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Age 42, Credits: Morgan, Guardians & Before the Light Turns Green

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Nationality: United States of America

Ben Budd is an actor and screenwriter.
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Bernardine Dohrn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Age 77, Credits: The Weather Underground and Underground

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Nationality: United States of America

Bernardine Rae Dohrn (née Ohrnstein; born January 12, 1942) is a retired law professor and a former leader of the Weather Underground. The Weather Underground was a domestic terror group ...more
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Bill Rude is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Bill Rude

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Nationality: United States of America

Bill Rude is an actor.
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Bob Uecker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Bob Uecker Age 85, Credits: Major League, Major League II & Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 6'0"

Robert George Uecker ( YOO-kər; born January 26, 1934) is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) player and current sportscaster, comedian, and actor. Facetiously dubbed "Mr. ...more

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Bobby Dunn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Dec. at 47 (1890-1937), Credits: Speedy, Mystic Circle Murder & The Bohemian Girl

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Robert P. Dunn (28 August 1890 – 24 March 1937) was a comic actor who appeared in several Laurel and Hardy comedies, including Tit for Tat. Also appeared in Duck Soup with The Marx Brothers.. He ...more
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Brad Rowe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Age 48, Credits: National Treasure: Book of Secrets, Shelter & Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Nationality: United States of America

Bradley Thomas Rowe (born May 15, 1970) is an American film and television actor, writer, producer, and public policy advocate. He appeared in Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998) and TNT's ...more

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Brian Kirchoff is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Brian Kirchoff Age 46, Credits: BASEketball

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Nationality: United States of America

Brian Kirchoff is an actor.
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Brian Ritchie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Age 58, Credits: Violent Femmes: Permanent Record: Live & Otherwise

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Brian Ritchie (born 21 November 1960) is the bass guitarist for the alternative rock band Violent Femmes. In addition to his bass playing, Ritchie is proficient at the shakuhachi, a Japanese ...more
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Bud Selig is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Age 84, Credits: Trouble with the Curve

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Allan Huber "Bud" Selig (; born July 30, 1934) is an American baseball executive who currently serves as the Commissioner Emeritus of Baseball. Previously, he served as the ninth ...more
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Burton Zucker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Dec. at 92 (1916-2008), Credits: The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, My Best Friend's Wedding & First Knight

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Burton Zucker was an actor.
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C.J. Moebius is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
C.J. Moebius Age 36, Credits: Laid Off

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Nationality: United States of America

C.J. Moebius is an actor and film producer.
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Candace Cherry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
Candace Cherry Age 28, Credits: Jeff

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Nationality: United States of America

Candace Cherry is an actress.