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Famous Film Actors From North Carolina

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

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A.D. Miles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Age 47, Credits: Wet Hot American Summer, Role Models & Uptown Girls

Birthplace: USA, North Carolina

Nationality: United States of America

Anthony David Miles (born November 8, 1971) is an American actor, writer and comedian. He was head writer for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon from 2014 to 2017, which he helped to ...more
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Adam Melton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Adam Melton Age 36, Credits: Tara Rum Pam Pam and Praise Band: The Movie

Birthplace: USA, North Carolina

Nationality: United States of America

Adam Melton is an actor.
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Addy Miller is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Addy Miller Age 19, Credits: The Secret Life of Bees, Blood Done Sign My Name & Dark Places

Birthplace: North Carolina, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Adrian Addison Miller, known professionally as Addy Miller is an American actress. She made her film debut in 2008's The Secret Life of Bees, playing Dakota Fanning's character Lily Owens as a ...more
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Affion Crockett is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Age 45, Credits: Never Back Down, Charlie's Angels & Welcome Home

Birthplace: Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Affion Scott Crockett (born August 12, 1973) is an American actor, writer, dancer, rapper, comedian and music producer. He has appeared in many films and television shows.
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Aldis Hodge is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Age 32, Credits: Die Hard with a Vengeance, Happy Feet & Big Momma's House

Birthplace: Onslow County, North Carolina

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 6'0"

Aldis Alexander Basil Hodge (born September 20, 1986) is an American actor, best known for his portrayal of Alec Hardison on the TNT series Leverage, MC Ren in the 2015 biopic Straight Outta ...more

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Alex Kalognomos is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Alex Kalognomos Age 45, Credits: Deuces Wild and Lost & Found in Armenia

Birthplace: Fayetteville, USA, North Carolina

Nationality: United States of America

Alex Kalognomos is an actor.
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Alexander Isaiah Thomas ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Alexander Isaiah Thomas Age 25, Credits: The Watch, Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever & Family Property: Backwoods Killing Spree

Birthplace: USA, North Carolina

Nationality: United States of America

Alexander Isaiah Thomas is an actor.
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Alfred Salley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Alfred Salley Age 85, Credits: Patch Adams

Birthplace: USA, Asheville, North Carolina

Nationality: United States of America

Alfred Salley is an actor.
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Alfreda Gerald is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Alfreda Gerald

Birthplace: Morganton, USA, North Carolina

Nationality: United States of America

Alfreda Gerald is an American vocalist born in Morganton, North Carolina. Upon graduating from college, Gerald sang professional opera with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the New York ...more
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Alice B. Russell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Dec. at 92 (1892-1984), Credits: A Daughter of the Congo, Murder in Harlem & The Girl from Chicago

Birthplace: USA, North Carolina, Maxton

Nationality: United States of America

Alice Burton Russell (June 30, 1892 – December 1984) was an African-American actress and the wife of director Oscar Micheaux, who appeared in six films directed by her husband. The daughter of ...more
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Allan Gurganus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Age 71, Credits: Roam Sweet Home

Birthplace: Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Allan Gurganus is an American novelist, short story writer, and essayist whose work, which includes Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All and Local Souls, is often influenced by and set in ...more
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Allen Dula is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Allen Dula Age 50, Credits: Angels & Demons and A Kiss at Midnight

Birthplace: USA, North Carolina, Greensboro

Nationality: United States of America

Allen Dula is an actor
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Allen Jones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Age 41, Credits: Hard Justice 2007 (TV), Destination X (2007) & Turning Point 2010 (TV)

Birthplace: Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'10"

Allen Neal Jones (born June 2, 1977) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand under the ring name AJ Styles (also stylized as A.J. ...more

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Allison Horton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Allison Horton

Birthplace: USA, North Carolina

Nationality: United States of America

Allison Horton is an actor.
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Allison Tyler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Age 34, Credits: Night Watcher

Birthplace: USA, North Carolina, Winston-Salem

Nationality: United States of America

Allison Tyler is an actress.
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Altovise Davis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Dec. at 66 (1943-2009), Credits: Can't Stop the Music, Kingdom of the Spiders & Boardwalk

Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'6"

Altovise Joanne Davis (née Gore; August 30, 1943 – March 14, 2009) was an American entertainer, best known for being Sammy Davis Jr.'s third wife.
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Alyce Webb is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Alyce Webb Age 83, Credits: Boomerang, Cotton Comes to Harlem & The Talking Eggs

Birthplace: USA, North Carolina, Greensboro

Nationality: United States of America

Alyce Webb is an actress.
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Amanda O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Age 32, Credits: The Bleeding

Birthplace: USA, North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Nationality: United States of America

Amanda O'Connor is an actress.
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Antonio D. Charity is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Age 46, Credits: Cry Wolf, Over Her Dead Body & It Runs in the Family

Birthplace: USA, Virginia

Nationality: United States of America

Antonio D. Charity is a film actor.
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Amber O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina

Birthplace: Ahoskie, North Carolina, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'7"

Kimberly Dawn Davis (born June 22, 1974) is an American professional wrestler, better known by her ring name Amber O'Neal. She formerly wrestled in Ring of Honor (ROH) in their "Women of ...more
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Amber Shonts is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Age 27, Credits: Here Comes the Boom, Crooked Arrows & Phantom Punch

Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Amber Shonts is an actress and model.
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Amelia Martin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Amelia Martin Age 40, Credits: Synecdoche, New York & All Good Things

Birthplace: North Carolina, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Amelia Martin is an actress.
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Amy Frye is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Amy Frye Age 44, Credits: Preacher's Kid and Road Trip: Beer Pong

Birthplace: USA, North Carolina, Winston-Salem

Nationality: United States of America

Amy Frye is an actress.
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Anderson Boyd is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
Age 33, Credits: Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever

Birthplace: Raleigh, USA, North Carolina

Anderson Boyd is a film editor, film director, screenwriter and cinematographer.
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André Leon Talley... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From North Carolina
André Leon Talley Age 69, Credits: Sex and the City, Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston & The Intern

Birthplace: Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 6'5"

André Leon Talley (born October 16, 1949) is an American fashion journalist, who is the former American editor-at-large of Vogue magazine. Talley has also served as international editor ...more

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