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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 64
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
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 38
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
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
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)
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
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 56
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 44
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 60
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
age 77
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 43
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 37
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 42
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 25
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 75
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)
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 59
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
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 72
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 68
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 41
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 38
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
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 50
Arianne Binnings is an actress.