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Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

Updated October 13, 2018 9.2k views179 items

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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  • 1
    Abner Biberman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Abner Biberman

    Dec. at 68 (1909-1977)

    Films Acted InHis Girl Friday, Winchester '73, Road to Morocco, Gunga Din, Viva Zapata!

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

    Films Acted InDave

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, United States of America, Wisconsin, United States, with Territories

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Abner Joseph Mikva (January 21, 1926 – July 4, 2016) was an American politician, federal... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Adrienne Rusk is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Films Acted InThe Social Network, Hot Tub Time Machine, Water for Elephants, MacGruber, Kissing Strangers

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'8"

    Adrienne Rusk is a film actress.
  • 4
    Aimee Graham is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Films Acted InFrom Dusk till Dawn, Jackie Brown, Brokedown Palace, Perdita Durango, 100 Girls

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'6"

    Aimee Lynn Graham is an American actress, and the younger sister of actress Heather... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Alfred Lunt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Alfred Lunt

    Dec. at 85 (1892-1977)

    Films Acted InShow Business at War, Sally of the Sawdust, Lovers in Quarantine, The Magnificent Yankee, Second Youth

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alfred Davis Lunt Jr. (August 12, 1892 – August 3, 1977) was an American stage director and... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Amy Pietz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Amy Pietz

    Age: 50

    Films Acted InRudy, Prom, Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer, Stalked at 17, DysEnchanted

    BirthplaceUSA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.65

    Amy Pietz (born March 6, 1969) is an American actress, known for her roles on television. She... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Andy Hurley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Films Acted InThe Young Blood Chronicles

    BirthplaceMenomonee Falls, Wisconsin, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Andrew John Hurley (born May 31, 1980) is an American musician. He is the drummer for the rock... more on Wikipedia

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    Anthony Crivello is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Films Acted InIndependence Day, Crocodile Dundee II, Alien Hunter, Spellbinder, Shakedown

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Anthony Crivello (born August 2, 1955) is an American actor and singer. He has appeared in the... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Ashton Dearholt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Ashton Dearholt

    Dec. at 48 (1894-1942)

    Films Acted InThe New Adventures of Tarzan, The Bride's Awakening, The Love Hermit, The Bride's Silence, Tarzan and the Green Goddess

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ashton Dearholt (April 4, 1894 – April 27, 1942) was an American actor of the silent film era.... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Austin Aries is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Films Acted InLockdown 2007 (TV), Genesis 2006 (TV), The Best of The X Division, Vol. 2

    BirthplaceUSA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.75

    Daniel Healy Solwold Jr. (born April 15, 1978), better known by his ring name Austin Aries, is... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Avelawance Phillips is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Avelawance Phillips

    Age: 35

    Films Acted InArchie's Final Project

    BirthplaceUSA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Avelawance Phillips is an actor.
  • 12
    Ben Bard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Ben Bard

    Dec. at 81 (1893-1974)

    Films Acted InHollywood Party, 7th Heaven, The Son-Daughter, Black Angel, Fleetwing

    BirthplaceUSA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ben Bard (January 26, 1893 – May 17, 1974) was an American movie actor, stage actor, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Beth Lacke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee
    Beth Lacke is an actress.
  • 14
    Ben Budd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Ben Budd

    Age: 43

    Films Acted InMorgan, Guardians, Before the Light Turns Green

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    NationalityUnited 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

    Films Acted InThe Weather Underground, Underground

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Bernardine Rae Dohrn (née Ohrnstein; born January 12, 1942) is a retired law professor and a... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Bill Rude is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Bill Rude

    Bill Rude is an actor.
  • 17
    Bob Uecker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Bob Uecker

    Age: 84

    Films Acted InMajor League, Major League II, Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco, Major League: Back to the Minors, O.C. and Stiggs

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height6'0"

    Robert George Uecker ( YOO-kər; born January 26, 1934) is an American former Major League... more on Wikipedia

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    Bobby Dunn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Bobby Dunn

    Dec. at 47 (1890-1937)

    Films Acted InSpeedy, Mystic Circle Murder, The Bohemian Girl, Bacon Grabbers, Tit for Tat

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Robert P. Dunn (28 August 1890 – 24 March 1937) was a comic actor who appeared in several... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Brad Rowe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Brad Rowe

    Age: 49

    Films Acted InNational Treasure: Book of Secrets, Shelter, Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss, Christina's House, Lucky 7

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Bradley Thomas Rowe (born May 15, 1970) is an American film and television actor, writer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    Brian Kirchoff is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Brian Kirchoff

    Age: 47

    Films Acted InBASEketball

    BirthplaceUSA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Brian Kirchoff is an actor.
  • 21
    Brian Ritchie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Films Acted InViolent Femmes: Permanent Record: Live & Otherwise

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Brian Ritchie (born 21 November 1960) is the bass guitarist for the alternative rock band... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Bud Selig is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Bud Selig

    Age: 85

    Films Acted InTrouble with the Curve

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Allan Huber "Bud" Selig (; born July 30, 1934) is an American baseball executive who currently... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Burton Zucker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Burton Zucker

    Dec. at 92 (1916-2008)

    Films Acted InThe Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, My Best Friend's Wedding, First Knight, Top Secret!, High School High

    BirthplaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Burton Zucker was an actor.
  • 24
    C.J. Moebius is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    C.J. Moebius

    Age: 37

    Films Acted InLaid Off

    BirthplaceUSA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

    NationalityUnited States of America

    C.J. Moebius is an actor and film producer.
  • 25
    Candace Cherry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Milwaukee

    Candace Cherry

    Age: 29

    Films Acted InJeff

    BirthplaceUSA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Candace Cherry is an actress.
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