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Famous Film Actors From New Orleans

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

Examples of items on this list include Peyton Manning and Reese Witherspoon.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from New Orleans?" and "Which famous actors were born in New Orleans?"
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A. J. Duhe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Age 60, Credits: Everybody's All-American

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Adam Joseph Duhe Jr. (born November 27, 1955) is a former American football Defensive End/Linebacker who played eight seasons for the Miami Dolphins from 1977 to 1984 in the National Football ...more
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Aaron Neville is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Age 78, Credits: Everybody's All-American, Zandalee & WOW Gospel 2004

Birthplace: USA, New Orleans, Louisiana

Nationality: United States of America

Aaron Joseph Neville (born January 24, 1941) is an American R&B and soul vocalist and musician. He has had four platinum albums and four Top 10 hits in the United States, including three ...more

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Adam Nee is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Adam Nee Age 37, Credits: Kiss Me Again, Some of the Parts & The Last Romantic

Birthplace: USA, New Orleans, Louisiana

Nationality: United States of America

Adam Nee is an actor.
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Adella Gautier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Adella Gautier Age 71, Credits: Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant, Vipaka & Waking Madison

Birthplace: USA, New Orleans, Louisiana

Nationality: United States of America

Adella Gautier is an actress.
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Adrian Colon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans

Birthplace: USA, New Orleans, Louisiana

Nationality: United States of America

Adrian Colon is an actor.
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Al Hirt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Dec. at 77 (1922-1999), Credits: Rome Adventure and Fanfare for a Death Scene

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 6'1"

Alois Maxwell "Al" Hirt (November 7, 1922 – April 27, 1999) was an American trumpeter and bandleader. He is best remembered for his million-selling recordings of "Java" and ...more
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Al McKay is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Age 71, Credits: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Al McKay (born February 2, 1948, in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American guitarist, songwriter, producer, and former member of the American soul/funk/rock/pop band Earth, Wind & Fire, and ...more

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Alan Donnes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Age 55, Credits: Dirty Movie

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Alan Donnes is an actor, comedian, film producer and screenwriter.
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Albert H. Bongard IV is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Albert H. Bongard IV Age 43, Credits: My Own Love Song and Alabama Moon

Birthplace: USA, New Orleans, Louisiana

Nationality: United States of America

Albert H. Bongard IV is an actor.
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Alex E. Burns is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Age 59, Credits: The Terminal, The Comebacks & Little Black Book

Birthplace: USA, New Orleans, Louisiana

Nationality: United States of America

Alex E. Burns is an actor.
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Allen Daviau is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Allen Daviau, A.S.C. (born June 14, 1942) is an American cinematographer. He has been nominated and won numerous awards, including 5 Oscar nominations and 2 BAFTA nominations, winning 1 BAFTA ...more
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Amita Balla is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Age 42, Credits: Screw Cupid

Birthplace: USA, New Orleans, Louisiana

Nationality: United States of America

Amita Balla is an actress.
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Andrew Buchler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Age 36, Credits: American Violet and Dirty Movie

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Andrew Buchler is a film producer and an actor.
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Andy Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Andy Fitzgerald Age 41, Credits: The Sex Monster

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Andy Fitzgerald is an actor.
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Andy Golden is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Andy Golden Age 24, Credits: The Pool Boys

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Andy Golden is an actor.
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Angélica Mar&iacu... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Age 74, Credits: Corazón salvaje, El Cuerpazo Del Delito & 5 of Chocolate and 1 of Strawberry

Birthplace: USA, New Orleans, Louisiana

Nationality: United States of America, Mexico

Angélica María Hartman Ortiz (born September 27, 1944), known professionally as Angélica María, "La novia de Mexico" (Mexico's sweetheart) , is an ...more

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Anita Gordon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Dec. at 92 (1914-2006), Credits: Fun and Fancy Free, Paint Your Wagon & Disney Learning Adventures: Mickey and the Beanstalk

Birthplace: USA, New Orleans, Louisiana

Nationality: United States of America

Anita Gordon was an actress.
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Branford Marsalis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Age 58, Credits: Throw Momma from the Train, Mo' Better Blues & School Daze

Birthplace: Breaux Bridge, USA, Louisiana

Nationality: United States of America

Branford Marsalis (born August 26, 1960) is an American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader. While primarily known for his work in jazz as the leader of the Branford Marsalis Quartet, he also ...more

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Ann Mills is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Ann Mills Age 39, Credits: Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Blob & 102 Dalmatians

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Ann Mills is an actress.
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Annie Ryan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Annie Ryan Age 71, Credits: Police Academy 3: Back in Training and Goodbye Supermom

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Annie Ryan, is a stage and screen actor, model, singer, and vocal coach. She is the CEO of AR Vocal Coach in Toronto, Canada.
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Anthony Laciura is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Age 67, Credits: The Metropolitan Opera: Puccini: Tosca, The Longest Week & Puccini: La Fanciulla Del West

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Anthony Laciura (born September 27, 1951) is an American operatic tenor, noted for his abilities as a comprimario, and actor. Born in New Orleans, he studied voice there with Charles Paddock, ...more
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Anthony Mackie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Age 40, Credits: Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Million Dollar Baby & The Hurt Locker

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'10"

Anthony Dwane Mackie (born September 23, 1978) is an American actor. He has been featured in films, television series and Broadway and Off-Broadway plays, including Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, ...more

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Antonio Christina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Age 37, Credits: Iron Man, Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed & Go Go Reject

Birthplace: USA, New Orleans, Louisiana

Nationality: United States of America

Antonio Christina is an actor.
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Aonika Laurent is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Aonika Laurent Age 48, Credits: Fantastic Four, High Freakquency & Black Jaq

Birthplace: USA, New Orleans, Louisiana

Nationality: United States of America

Aonika Laurent is an actress.
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Arianne Binnings is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Arianne Binnings Age 49, Credits: Hurricane Season

Birthplace: USA, New Orleans, Louisiana

Nationality: United States of America

Arianne Binnings is an actress.