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Famous Film Actors From Modesto

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

List features items like Jeremy Renner, George Lucas, and many more

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Modesto?" and "Which famous actors were born in Modesto?"
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Carol Neblett is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Carol Neblett Age 73, Credits: La Fanciulla Del West

Birthplace: USA, California, Modesto

Nationality: United States of America

Carol Lee Neblett (February 1, 1946 – November 23, 2017) was an American operatic soprano.
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Darlene Vogel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Age 56, Credits: Back to the Future Part II, Ski School & Walking the Halls

Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Children: Audrey Caroline Vogel Howard, Owen Timothy Howard

Darlene Vogel (born October 25, 1962) is an American actress who was a model and did commercials before getting into acting.
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Don Draper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Dec. at 61 (1929-1990), Credits: Caddyshack II, Moving & Gideon's Trumpet

Birthplace: USA, California, Modesto

Nationality: United States of America

Don Draper was an actor.
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Edurne Ganem is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Edurne Ganem

Birthplace: USA, California, Modesto

Nationality: United States of America

Edurne "Edy" Ganem is an American actress of Mexican and Lebanese descent. She portrays Valentina Diaz in the Lifetime comedy-drama series Devious Maids.
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Jeremy Renner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Age 48, Credits: The Avengers, Thor & The Hurt Locker

Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Valerie Cearley, Lee Renner

Children: Ava Berlin Renner

Jeremy Lee Renner (born January 7, 1971) is an American actor, singer and songwriter. He began his career by appearing in independent films such as Dahmer (2002) and Neo Ned (2005). Renner ...more

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Erin Carufel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Age 40, Credits: Evolution, The Lincoln Lawyer & Untraceable

Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Erin Carufel is an actress.
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George Lucas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Age 74, Credits: Men in Black, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith & Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Dorothy Ellinore Bomberger, George Walton Lucas Sr.

Children: Katie Lucas, Amanda Lucas, Jett Lucas, Everest Hobson Lucas

George Walton Lucas Jr. (born May 14, 1944) is an American filmmaker and entrepreneur. Lucas created the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises and founded Lucasfilm, LucasArts and Industrial ...more

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Harve Presnell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Dec. at 76 (1933-2009), Credits: Saving Private Ryan, Fargo & Old School

Birthplace: USA, California, Modesto

Nationality: United States of America

Children: Raine Presnell, Stephanie Presnell, Taylor Presnell, Tulley Presnell, Shannon Presnell, + more

George Harvey (Harve) Presnell (September 14, 1933 – June 30, 2009) was an American actor and singer. He began his career in the mid-1950s as a classical baritone, singing with orchestras and ...more
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Jesse Williams is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Dec. at 14 (1983-1997), Credits: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2

Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Jesse Daniel Williams (born December 27, 1983 in Modesto, California) is an American high jumper and the 2011 World Champion. He was ranked the #2 jumper in the world, outdoors, in 2010. He has ...more
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Rudy Solari is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Rudy Solari Dec. at 57 (1934-1991), Credits: Kings of the Sun and The Boss’s Son

Birthplace: USA, California, Modesto

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Jack Angel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Age 88, Credits: Toy Story, Toy Story 3 & Toy Story 2

Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Jack Angel (born October 24, 1930) is an American voice actor and former radio personality. He has provided voice-overs for animation and video games. Angel has voiced characters in shows by ...more
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James Broughton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Dec. at 86 (1913-1999), Credits: The Adventures of Jimmy

Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Children: Orion Broughton, Gina Broughton, Serena Broughton

James Broughton (November 10, 1913 – May 17, 1999) was an American poet and poetic filmmaker. He was part of the San Francisco Renaissance, a precursor to the Beat poets. He was an early bard of ...more
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Jeff Moorad is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Age 64, Credits: Jerry Maguire

Birthplace: USA, California, Modesto

Nationality: United States of America

Jeffrey S. Moorad is an American businessman and investor. He began his career as a sports agent, before serving as General Partner and CEO of MLB’s Arizona Diamondbacks, and Vice-Chairman and ...more
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Yolanda Corbett is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Yolanda Corbett Age 76, Credits: Look Who's Talking Too, Sorority Wars & Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber

Birthplace: USA, California, Modesto

Nationality: United States of America

Children: Jacqueline Brown

Yolanda Corbett is an actress.
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Kat Castaneda is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Kat Castaneda Age 36, Credits: Knock Knock

Birthplace: USA, California, Modesto

Nationality: United States of America

Kat Castaneda is an actress.
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Vincent Riverside is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Age 46, Credits: The Master of Disguise, Jonah Hex & Groove

Birthplace: USA, California, Modesto

Nationality: United States of America

Vincent Riverside is an actor.
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Mark Spitz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto

Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Children: Matthew Spitz, Justin Spitz

Mark Andrew Spitz (born February 10, 1950) is an American former competitive swimmer and nine-time Olympic champion. He won seven gold medals at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, all in world ...more

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Sonny Barger is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Sonny Barger Age 80, Credits: Hells Angels on Wheels and The Hell's Angels 69

Birthplace: USA, California, Modesto

Nationality: Italy, United States of America

Ralph Hubert "Sonny" Barger (born October 8, 1938) is an American author, actor, outlaw biker and convicted felon, who is a founding member (1957) of the Oakland, California, chapter ...more
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Matthew Parrott is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Matthew Parrott Age 47, Credits: Django Unchained, Frank McKlusky & C.I.

Birthplace: USA, California, Modesto

Nationality: United States of America

Matthew Parrot is an actor.
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Kenny Roberts is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Kenny Roberts Age 67, Credits: On Any Sunday II and On Any Sunday - The Next Chapter

Birthplace: USA, California, Modesto

Nationality: United States of America

Children: Kenny Roberts, Jr.

Kenneth Leroy Roberts (born December 31, 1951 in Modesto, California) is an American former professional motorcycle racer and racing team owner. In 1978, he became the first American to win a ...more
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Scot James is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Scot James Age 43, Credits: Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss, Clubland & Reviving Vincent

Birthplace: USA, California, Modesto

Nationality: United States of America

Scot James is an actor.
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Tom MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Modesto
Tom MacDonald Age 40, Credits: Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil

Birthplace: USA, California, Modesto

Nationality: United States of America

Tom Macdonald is an actor.