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Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

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

This list is made up of many different items, including Dan Marino and Julie Benz.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Pittsburgh?" and "Which famous actors were born in Pittsburgh?"
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Aaron Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Age 45, Credits: Lorenzo's Oil, Biophage & Passed Away

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

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Adam Lynn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Adam Lynn Age 41, Credits: Ultimate Athlete Fighting II: The Gathering

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

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Adam Wade is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Age 83, Credits: Claudine, Brother to Brother & Across 110th Street

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Children: Jamel Wade, Patrice L. Wade, Sheldon W. Wade

Patrick Henry Wade, known professionally as Adam Wade, (born March 17, 1935) is an American singer, musician and actor. Wade is perhaps most known for his stint as the host of the CBS game show ...more
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Adolphe Menjou is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Dec. at 73 (1890-1963), Credits: Paths of Glory, Pollyanna & Stage Door

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Nora Joyce, Albert Menjou

Children: Peter Menjou

Adolphe Jean Menjou (February 18, 1890 – October 29, 1963) was an American actor. His career spanned both silent films and talkies. He appeared in such films as Charlie Chaplin's A Woman of ...more

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Adoni Maropis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Age 55, Credits: Troy, The Scorpion King & Hidalgo

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Petro Maropis

Adoni Maropis (born July 20, 1963) is a Greek-American actor. Maropis was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the middle of three sons. He is best known for playing Quan Chi in Mortal Kombat: ...more
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Ahmad Jamal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Age 88, Credits: Ahmad Jamal: Live, Jazz Legends Live! 5 & Jazz Legends Live! 3

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

Ahmad Jamal (born Frederick Russell Jones, July 2, 1930) is an American jazz pianist, composer, bandleader, and educator. For five decades, he has been one of the most successful small-group ...more

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Al Checco is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Age 93, Credits: Bullitt, Pete's Dragon & The Party

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

Al Checco is an actor
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Aldine King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Age 73, Credits: Airport 1975 and Slaves

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

Aldine King is an actor.
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Alex Kubik is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Alex Kubik Age 73, Credits: Be Cool and Carnal Crimes

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

Alex Kubik is an actor.
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Anne Jackson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Age 92, Credits: The Shining, Lovers and Other Strangers & Dirty Dingus Magee

Birthplace: USA, Millvale, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Stella Germaine, John Ivan Jackson

Children: Peter Wallach, Katherine Wallach, Roberta Wallach

Anna Jane Jackson (September 3, 1925 – April 12, 2016) was an American actress of stage, screen, and television. She was the wife of actor Eli Wallach, with whom she often co-starred. In 1956, ...more
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Alexander Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Alexander Rhodes Age 29, Credits: The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Jack Reacher & Won’t Back Down

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Althea Azeff Rhodes, Phillip Rhodes

Alexander Rhodes is an actor.
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Alexis Knapp is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Age 29, Credits: Pitch Perfect, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief & Project X

Birthplace: Avonmore, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Children: Kai Knapp

Alexis Merizalde Knapp is an American actress known for her appearances in the 2012 comedy films Project X and Pitch Perfect.
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Alma Kruger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Dec. at 92 (1868-1960), Credits: His Girl Friday, Saboteur & Walter Wanger's Vogues of 1938

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

Alma Kruger (September 13, 1871 – April 5, 1960) was an American actress.
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Andy Warhol is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Dec. at 59 (1928-1987), Credits: Tootsie, The Driver's Seat & Cocaine Cowboys

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Julia Warhola, Andrej Warhola

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Anthony Jeselnik is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Age 40, Credits: Miss March and Down & Dirty with Jim Norton

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Stephanie Jeselnik, Anthony Jeselnik

Anthony Jeselnik ( JES-əl-nik; born December 22, 1978) is an American comedian, writer, actor, and producer. He is known for his dark comedy style, which emphasizes ironic misdirection, non ...more

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Barbara Feldon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Age 85, Credits: No Deposit, No Return & Fitzwilly

Birthplace: Butler, Pennsylvania, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Barbara Feldon (born March 12, 1933) is an American character actress who works mostly in the theatre, but is primarily known for her roles on television. Her most prominent role was that of ...more

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Art Blakey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Dec. at 71 (1919-1990), Credits: Ballerina, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers: Modern Jazz at the Village Vanguard & Jazz Icons: Art Blakey: Live in '65

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Arthur "Art" Blakey (October 11, 1919 – October 16, 1990) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. He was briefly known as Abdullah Ibn Buhaina after he became a Muslim in the late ...more

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Arthur Hohl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Dec. at 75 (1889-1964), Credits: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Island of Lost Souls & You Can't Cheat an Honest Man

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

Arthur Hohl (May 21, 1889 – March 10, 1964) was an American stage and motion-picture character actor. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and began appearing in films in the early 1920s. He ...more
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Autumn Federici is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

Autumn Federici is a film actress, film producer, and model.
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Avi Sagild is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Dec. at 62 (1933-1995), Credits: That's Me, Too & Quiet Days in Clichy

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

Nationality: Denmark, United States of America

Children: Kim Sagild, Paprika Steen, Nikolaj Steen

Avi Sagild (22 February 1933 – 19 September 1995) was a Danish film actress. She appeared in 21 films between 1958 and 1993. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States and died in ...more
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B. Smith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Age 69, Credits: Santorini Blue

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Barbara Elaine Smith (born August 24, 1949), professionally known as B. Smith, is an American restaurateur, model, author, businesswoman and television host.
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Ben Tatar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Dec. at 82 (1930-2012), Credits: Battle of the Bulge, The Wind and the Lion & The Cemetery Club

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

Ben Tatar was an actor.
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Beth Gosnell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Age 54, Credits: Idiocracy, Stop-Loss & Piranha 3DD

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

Beth Gosnell is an actress.
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Beth Ostrosky Stern is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Age 46, Credits: Flirting with Disaster, Whipped & Saturday Morning

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Beth Ostrosky Stern (born July 15, 1972) is an American actress, author, model, and animal rights activist.
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Bill Dalzell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
Age 67, Credits: The Silence of the Lambs, Gung Ho & Hoffa

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

Bill Dalzell is an actor.