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Famous Film Actors From Minnesota

Updated June 14, 2019 17k views663 items

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

Jessica Biel and Bob Dylan are included in this list.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Minnesota?" and "Which famous actors were born in Minnesota?"
  • 1

    Films Acted InValentine's Day, Max Payne

    BirthplaceGrand Rapids, USA, Minnesota

    Aaron Pushkar is an actor....  more
  • 2

    Films Acted InA Serious Man

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

    Aaron Wolff is an actor....  more
  • 3

    BirthplaceSaint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

    Alan Baltes is an American actor....  more
  • 4
    Dec. at 55 (1889-1944)

    Films Acted InA Study in Scarlet, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, Jimmy the Gent, Charlie Chan at the Race Track, Born to Dance

    BirthplaceSaint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

    Mason Alan Dinehart Sr. (born Harold Alan Dinehart, October 3, 1889 – July 18, 1944) was an American actor, director, writer, and stage manager....  more
  • 5
    Dec. at 74 (1918-1992)

    Films Acted InBlack Beauty

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, USA, Minnesota

    Alan Dinehart II was a television producer, actor and screenwriter....  more
  • 6

    Films Acted InX-Men

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, USA, Minnesota

    Alex Burton is an actor....
  • 7

    Films Acted InRunning Scared, Underdog, Hello Herman

    BirthplaceUSA, Minnesota, Cottage Grove

  • 8

    Films Acted InThe Hot Chick, Drop Dead Gorgeous, In & Out, Dead End, Sugar & Spice

    BirthplaceNorthfield, Minnesota, USA

    Alexandra Paige Holden (born April 30, 1977) is an American actress. Her credits include films such as Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999) and The Hot Chick (2002), and recurring roles on Friends, Ally McBeal,...  more
  • 9

    Films Acted InBusiness Class

    BirthplaceUSA, Minnesota, Saint Paul

    Alexis Luhrs is an actor....
  • 10
    Dec. at 93 (1905-1998)

    Films Acted InThe Prize, It's a Good Life

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

    Alice Frost was an actress....  more
  • 11
    Dec. at 77 (1919-1996)

    Films Acted InA Guide for the Married Man, Don Daredevil Rides Again, Send Me No Flowers, Zombies of the Stratosphere, Trader Tom of the China Seas

    BirthplaceSt. Paul, Minnesota, USA

    Fern Aline Waller (née Eggen, 7 November 1919 – 2 February 1996), known as Aline Towne, was an American film and television actress, best remembered for her lead roles in 1950s Republic serials, such...  more
  • 12

    Films Acted InAnother 48 Hrs., Madam: Based on a True Story of a Hollywood Call Girl, Laughing It Up, Witchcraft VII: Judgment Hour

    BirthplaceUSA, Minnesota, Duluth

    Alisa Christenson is an actress and stunt performer....
  • 13
    Age: 32

    Films Acted InWarm Bodies, Crazy, Stupid, Love., The Green Hornet

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, USA

    Lio Tipton (born Analeigh Christian Tipton; November 9, 1988) is an American actor and fashion model. Tipton is known for placing third on Cycle 11 of America's Next Top Model and for their roles in...  more

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  • 14

    Films Acted InThe Celestine Prophecy

    BirthplaceUSA, Minnesota

    Andrew Michaelson is an actor....
  • 15
    Dec. at 62 (1929-1991)

    BirthplaceSaint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

    Andy Milligan (February 12, 1929 – June 3, 1991) was an American playwright, screenwriter, actor, and filmmaker, whose work includes 27 films made between 1965 and 1988. In spite of the fact that he...  more
  • 16

    Films Acted InGrumpier Old Men, Please Give

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

    Ann Morgan Guilbert (October 16, 1928 – June 14, 2016), sometimes credited as Ann Guilbert, was an American television and film actress who portrayed a number of roles from the 1950s on, most notably...  more
  • 17
    Age: 67

    Films Acted InFunny About Love, Mr. Jones, Family Reunion

    BirthplaceUSA, Pipestone, Minnesota

    Anne Lange is an actress....
  • 18

    Films Acted InFriends (With Benefits)

    BirthplaceUSA, Coon Rapids, Minnesota

    Anne Petersen is a film actress....
  • 19

    Films Acted InMy Best Friend's Wedding

    BirthplaceUSA, Minnesota, Saint Paul

    Anne Spradley-Montie is an actress....
  • 20
    Dec. at 59 (1952-2011)

    Films Acted InDressed to Kill, Caligula, Caligula II: Messalina Messalina

    BirthplaceSaint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

    Anneka Di Lorenzo was an actress....  more
  • 21

    Films Acted InThe American President, Money Train, Kiss the Girls, Elevator

    BirthplaceUSA, Minnesota, Saint Paul

    Anthony Backman is an actor....
  • 22

    Films Acted InLaid to Rest, InAlienable, All About Evil, East Side Story, Decisions

    BirthplaceEdina, USA, Minnesota

    Anthony Fitzgerald is an actor....  more
  • 23

    Films Acted InWay of the Vampire, Two Degrees

    BirthplaceUSA, Minnesota, Saint Paul

    Anthony Turk is an actor....
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    Dec. at 75 (1922-1997)

    Films Acted InThe Sting, The Buddy Holly Story, Napoleon and Samantha, The Lawbreakers

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, USA

    Archibald Winchester "Arch" Johnson (March 14, 1922 – October 9, 1997) was an American actor who appeared on Broadway and in more than one hundred television programs....  more
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    Films Acted InJourney to the Center of the Earth, Ambush, Woman's World, Slightly Scarlet, Inside Straight

    BirthplaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

    Arlene Carol Dahl (born August 11, 1925) is an American actress and former Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer contract star, who achieved notability during the 1950s. She has three children, the eldest of whom is...  more

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