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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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This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from North Carolina?" and "Which famous actors were born in North Carolina?"
  • 1
    Age: 49

    Films Acted InWet Hot American Summer, Role Models, Uptown Girls, Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie, The Believer

    BirthplaceNorth Carolina, USA

    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 develop. As...  more
  • 2

    Films Acted InTara Rum Pam Pam, Praise Band: The Movie

    BirthplaceUSA, North Carolina

    Adam Melton is an actor....
  • 3

    Films Acted InThe Secret Life of Bees, Blood Done Sign My Name, Dark Places

    BirthplaceUSA, North Carolina

    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 child....  more
  • 4

    Films Acted InNever Back Down, Charlie's Angels, Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins, Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous

    BirthplaceFayetteville, North Carolina, 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. ...  more
  • 5

    Films Acted InDie Hard with a Vengeance, Happy Feet, Big Momma's House, The Ladykillers, The East

    BirthplaceNorth Carolina, United States of America


    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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  • 6

    Films Acted InDeuces Wild, Lost & Found in Armenia

    BirthplaceFayetteville, USA, North Carolina

    Alex Kalognomos is an actor....
  • 7

    Films Acted InThe Watch, Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever, Family Property: Backwoods Killing Spree

    BirthplaceUSA, North Carolina

    Alexander Isaiah Thomas is an actor....
  • 8

    Films Acted InPatch Adams

    BirthplaceUSA, Asheville, North Carolina

    Alfred Salley is an actor....
  • 9
    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
  • 10
    Dec. at 92 (1892-1984)

    Films Acted InA Daughter of the Congo, Murder in Harlem, The Girl from Chicago, When Men Betray, God's Step Children

    BirthplaceUSA, North Carolina, Maxton

    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 Mrs....  more
  • 11

    Films Acted InRoam Sweet Home

    BirthplaceRocky Mount, North Carolina, 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 his...  more
  • 12
    Age: 52

    Films Acted InAngels & Demons, A Kiss at Midnight

    BirthplaceUSA, North Carolina, Greensboro

    Allen Dula is an actor...
  • 13

    Films Acted InHard Justice 2007 (TV), Destination X (2007), Turning Point 2010 (TV), No Surrender 2008 (TV), Sacrifice 2011 (TV)


    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. Styles),...  more

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    Allison Horton is an actor....
  • 15

    Films Acted InNight Watcher

    BirthplaceUSA, North Carolina, Winston-Salem

    Allison Tyler is an actress....  more
  • 16
    Dec. at 66 (1943-2009)

    Films Acted InCan't Stop the Music, Kingdom of the Spiders, Boardwalk, The Perils of P.K.

    BirthplaceUSA, North Carolina, Charlotte


    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....  more
  • 17
    Age: 85

    Films Acted InBoomerang, Cotton Comes to Harlem, The Talking Eggs

    BirthplaceUSA, North Carolina, Greensboro

    Alyce Webb is an actress....
  • 18

    Films Acted InThe Bleeding

    BirthplaceUSA, North Carolina, Chapel Hill

    Amanda O'Connor is an actress....  more
  • 19

    Films Acted InCry Wolf, Over Her Dead Body, It Runs in the Family, Hopelessly in June, Carnal Innocence

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia

    Antonio D. Charity is a film actor....  more
  • 20

    BirthplaceUSA, North Carolina, Ahoskie


    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 Honor"...  more
  • 21

    Films Acted InHere Comes the Boom, Crooked Arrows, Phantom Punch

    BirthplaceUSA, North Carolina, Charlotte

    Amber Shonts is an actress and model....  more
  • 22

    Films Acted InSynecdoche, New York, All Good Things, In Debt We Trust

    BirthplaceUSA, North Carolina

    Amelia Martin is an actress....
  • 23
    Age: 45

    Films Acted InPreacher's Kid, Road Trip: Beer Pong

    BirthplaceUSA, North Carolina, Winston-Salem

    Amy Frye is an actress....
  • 24

    Films Acted InCabin Fever 2: Spring Fever

    BirthplaceRaleigh, USA, North Carolina

    Anderson Boyd is a film editor, film director, screenwriter and cinematographer....  more
  • 25

    Films Acted InSex and the City, Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston, The Intern, The September Issue

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., USA


    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 of the...  more

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