Film Actors 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 63 Adam Joseph Duhe is a former American football linebacker who played eight seasons for the Miami Dolphins from 1977 to 1984 in the National Football League. Duhe played college football at ...more

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Aaron Neville is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 77 Aaron Neville is an American R&B singer and musician. He has had four Platinum-certified albums and four Top 10 hits in the United States, including three that went to #1 on Billboard's ...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 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 70 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
Died at 77 (1922-1999) Al Hirt was an American trumpeter and bandleader. He is best remembered for his million-selling recordings of "Java" and the accompanying album Honey in the Horn, and for the theme ...more

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Al McKay is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 70 Al McKay is an American guitarist, songwriter, producer, and former member of the American funk band Earth, Wind & Fire, and a recipient of five Grammy Awards. Al used to lead his own group, ...more

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Alan Donnes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 55 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 Albert H. Bongard IV is an actor.

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Alec Metro is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Alec Metro age 52 Alec Metro is a pornographic actor. He began appearing in adult films in around 1993 has since appeared in over 475 movies. He has also directed at least 12 movies.

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Alex E. Burns is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 59 Alex E. Burns is an actor.

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Allen Daviau is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 76 Allen Daviau, A.S.C. is an American cinematographer.

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Amita Balla is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 42 Amita Balla is an actress.

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Andrew Buchler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 36 Andrew Buchler is a film producer and an actor.

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Andy Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Andy Fitzgerald age 41 Andy Fitzgerald is an actor.

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Andy Golden is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Andy Golden age 24 Andy Golden is an actor.

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Angélica María is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 74 Angélica María is an American-born Mexican actress and a Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter.

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Anita Gordon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Died at 92 (1914-2006) Anita Gordon was an actress.

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Branford Marsalis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 58 Branford Marsalis 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 performs frequently as a ...more

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Ann Mills is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Ann Mills age 38 Ann Mills is an actress.

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Annie Ryan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Annie Ryan age 71 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) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 67 Anthony Laciura 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, also the teacher of Ticho

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Anthony Mackie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 40 Anthony D. Mackie is an American actor. He has been featured in feature films, television series, and Broadway and Off-Broadway plays, including Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Drowning Crow, McReele, ...more

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Antonio Christina is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 37 Antonio Christina is an actor.

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Aonika Laurent is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Aonika Laurent age 47 Aonika Laurent is an actress.

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Arianne Binnings is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Arianne Binnings age 49 Arianne Binnings is an actress.

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Arletta Duncan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Arletta Duncan Died at 71 (1914-1985) Arletta Duncan, was an American actress. She appeared in 11 films between 1931 and 1937. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA and died in Santa Ana, California.

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Art Neville is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 81 Arthur Lannon "Art" Neville is an American singer and keyboardist from New Orleans.

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Arturo Gil is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 58 Arturo Gil is an American actor who has appeared in many films, television programs, and commercials including Spaceballs, Monkeybone, The Fantasticks, Dirty Work, The Man Show, The Munsters' ...more

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Azure Parsons is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Azure Parsons age 34 Azure Parsons is an actress.

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B.G. is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 38 Christopher Dorsey better known by his stage name B.G., is an American rapper, and hip hop recording artist from New Orleans, Louisiana. He began his music career signing to Cash Money Records ...more

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B.J. Crosby is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 66 B.J. Crosby is an actress.

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Baby Boy Da Prince is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 32 Lawrence Cennett, better known by his stage name Baby Boy da Prince is a rapper from New Orleans. His rap career began at the age of 16 opening for No Limit Records in his hometown. He was first ...more

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Carmen De Lavallade is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 87 Carmen de Lavallade is an American actress, dancer and choreographer.

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Barney Bigard is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Died at 74 (1906-1980) Albany Leon Bigard, aka Barney Bigard, was an American jazz clarinetist who also played tenor saxophone, known for his 15-year tenure with Duke Ellington.

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Barry Shabaka Henley is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 64 Barry Shabaka Henley is an American character actor. Henley is a fixture in many films, most often the films of director Michael Mann, having worked with the director five times.

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Becka Bratt is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Becka Bratt age 37 Becka Bratt is a pornographic actress.

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Ben Turpin is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Died at 71 (1869-1940) Bernard "Ben" Turpin was an American comedian and actor, best remembered for his work in silent films.

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Benjamin Jaffe is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Benjamin Jaffe age 47 Benjamin Jaffe is a member of the musical group, Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

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Benjamin Riley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 34 Benjamin Riley is an actor.

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Bernard Johnson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Died at 58 (1952-2010) Bernard Johnson was an actor.

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Bessie Griffin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Died at 67 (1922-1989) Bessie Griffin was an African-American gospel singer. Born Arlette B. Broil in New Orleans, Louisiana, she was steeped in church music as a child. She sang for a while with the Southern Harps, ...more

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Big Mike is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 47 Michael Barnett, better known by his stage name Big Mike is an American rapper from New Orleans, Louisiana. He was originally a member of Convicts with Houston rapper Mr. 3-2. Its album would be ...more

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Bill Holliday is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Bill Holliday Died at 51 (1933-1984) Bill Holliday was an actor.

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Billy Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 38 Billy Slaughter is an actor.

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Bob Clark is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Died at 68 (1939-2007) Benjamin "Bob" Clark was an American actor, director, screenwriter and producer best known for directing and writing the script with Jean Shepherd to the 1983 Christmas film A ...more

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Bob Kaufman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Died at 61 (1925-1986) Bob Kaufman, born Robert Garnell Kaufman, was an American Beat poet and surrealist inspired by jazz music. In France, where his poetry had a large following, he was known as the "black ...more

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Boots Mallory is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Died at 45 (1913-1958) Patricia "Boots" Mallory was an American film actress, dancer and model.

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Brandi Coleman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
age 36 Brandi Coleman is an actress.

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Brandi-Alisa Bates is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From New Orleans
Brandi-Alisa Bates age 37 Brandi-Alisa Bates is an actress.