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Famous Film Actors From Nashville

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

List features items like Miley Cyrus, Bettie Page and more!

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Nashville?" and "Which famous actors were born in Nashville?"
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Adair Tishler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Age 22, Credits: An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong, Within & Ten Inch Hero

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 4'11"

Adair Rae Tishler (born October 3, 1996) is an American former child actress, model, voice actress, and singer, who has appeared in television shows such as Charmed and House and in movies such ...more
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Alan Roscoe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Dec. at 47 (1886-1933), Credits: A Woman There Was, The Royal Bed & The Vagabond Lover

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Alan Roscoe (August 23, 1886 – March 8, 1933) was an American film actor of the silent and early talking film eras. He appeared in 108 films between 1915 and 1933. His interment was located in ...more
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Annie Potts is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Age 66, Credits: Toy Story, Ghostbusters & Toy Story 2

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'2"

Parents: Powell Grisette Potts, Dorothy Harris Potts

Anne Hampton Potts (born October 28, 1952) is an American actress. She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Corvette Summer (1978) and won a Genie Award for Heartaches (1981), before ...more

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Beth Littleford is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Age 50, Credits: Crazy, Stupid & Love.

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Jackie Littleford, Philip O. Littleford

Elizabeth Anna Halcyon Littleford (born July 17, 1968) is an American actress, comedian, and television personality. She was one of the original correspondents on The Daily Show on Comedy ...more
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Bettie Page is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Bettie Page Dec. at 85 (1923-2008), Credits: Body of a Female, Teaserama & Striporama

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'4"

Parents: Walter Roy Page, Edna Mae Pirtle

Betty Mae Page (April 22, 1923 – December 11, 2008), known professionally as Bettie Page, was an American model who gained a significant profile in the 1950s for her pin-up photos. Often ...more

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Bill A. Jones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Bill A. Jones

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Della Ruth Jones, Charles Jones

Bill A. Jones is an American actor, singer, voice-over artist, and broadcaster, best known as the actor who plays Rod Remington on the Fox TV show Glee.
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Bill Belichick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Steve Belichick

William Stephen Belichick ( or (; born April 16, 1952) is an American football coach who serves as the head coach of the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). His extensive ...more

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Bill Byrge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Bill Byrge Age 87, Credits: Ernest Saves Christmas, Ernest Scared Stupid & Ernest Goes to Jail

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Bill Byrge is an American character actor and comedian, best known for his work as Bobby in various Ernest P. Worrell projects.
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Billy Collins, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Billy Collins, Jr.

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

Nationality: United States of America

William Ray Collins Jr. (September 21, 1961 – March 6, 1984) was an American professional boxer who competed and won from 1981 to 1983. His career was cut short after his final fight when he ...more
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Bob Harper is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Age 53, Credits: The Biggest Loser: The Workout: Cardio Max, The Biggest Loser: Power Sculpt & The Biggest Loser: Boot Camp

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'11"

Robert Harper (born August 18, 1965) is an American personal trainer and author. He appears on the American television series The Biggest Loser. On September 8, 2015, Harper was announced as new ...more

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Bob Hoover is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Age 97, Credits: One Six Right and The Legend of Pancho Barnes and the Happy Bottom Riding Club

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Robert Anderson "Bob" Hoover (January 24, 1922 – October 25, 2016) was a United States Army Air Forces fighter pilot in World War II, USAF and civilian test pilot after the war, flight ...more
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Bobby Bare, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Age 52, Credits: Bloodied but Unbowed: Bloodshot Records' Life in the Trenches

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Bobby Bare

Robert Joseph Bare Jr. (born June 28, 1966) is an American singer-songwriter and musician.

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Bobby Harwell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Age 87, Credits: Stealing Harvard, Human Nature & The Mean Season

Birthplace: Nashville, Arkansas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'10"

Bobby Rhea Harwell is an American actor and producer.
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Brandi Glenn Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Age 31, Credits: Hannah Montana: The Movie

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Baxter Neal Helson, Tish Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus

Brandi Glenn Cyrus is an Actress.
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Brandon Heath is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Age 40, Credits: WOW Hits 2009

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Brandon Heath Knell (born July 21, 1978) is an American contemporary Christian musician, singer, and songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee. He has released six studio albums: Don't Get ...more

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Brendan Doughtie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Brendan Doughtie Age 15, Credits: Letters to God

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Patrick Doughtie

Brendan Doughtie is an actor.
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Brent Taylor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Brent Taylor Age 38, Credits: Starkweather and Detour

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Brent Taylor (born December 2, 1980, in Nashville, Tennessee) is an American film actor.
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Brentley Gore is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Age 44, Credits: Extreme Movie

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.85

Brentley Gore (born June 19, 1974) is an American singer/songwriter and actor. He is best known for his role as Matt Garrison on NBC’s California Dreams. Following the show, Gore co-founded, ...more
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Bryce Hitchcock is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Bryce Hitchcock Age 21, Credits: I've Loved You So Long, Saint Nicolas: A Story of Joyful Giving & Veggie Tales Saint Nicholas A Story of Joyful Giving

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Bryce Hitchcock is an actress.
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Calpernia Addams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Age 48, Credits: Transamerica and Beautiful Daughters

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.77

Calpernia Sarah Addams (born February 20, 1971) is an American author, actress, musician and spokesperson and activist for transgender rights and issues.
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Carlene Carter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Age 63, Credits: Maverick

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Carl Smith, Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash

Carlene Carter (born Rebecca Carlene Smith; September 26, 1955) is an American country singer and songwriter. She is the daughter of June Carter and her first husband, Carl Smith. Between 1978 ...more
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Carolyn Cassady is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Dec. at 90 (1923-2013), Credits: Love Always, Carolyn & One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big Sur

Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Carolyn Elizabeth Robinson Cassady (April 28, 1923 – September 20, 2013) was an American writer and associated with the Beat Generation through her marriage to Neal Cassady and her friendships ...more
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Cary Brothers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Cary Brothers is an American indie rock singer-songwriter originally from Nashville, Tennessee, United States. After moving to Los Angeles and becoming a regular performer at the influential ...more

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Celeste Kellogg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Celeste Kellogg Age 26, Credits: No Limit Kids: Much Ado About Middle School

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Celeste Kellogg is an actress, singer, songwriter and film score composer.
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Chord Overstreet is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Nashville
Age 30, Credits: The Hole, Glee: The 3D Concert Movie & A Warrior's Heart

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 6'0"

Parents: Julie Miller, Paul Overstreet

Chord Paul Overstreet (born February 17, 1989) is an American actor and singer. He is known for his role as Sam Evans on the Fox television series Glee (2009–2015). On August 26, 2016, he ...more

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