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Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

Updated October 13, 2018 10.9k views369 items

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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  • 1
    Aaron Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Films Acted InLorenzo's Oil, Biophage, Passed Away, Wicked Spring, Tangy Guacamole

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 2
    Adam Lynn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Adam Lynn

    Age: 42

    Films Acted InUltimate Athlete Fighting II: The Gathering

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • 3
    Adam Wade is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Adam Wade

    Age: 84

    Films Acted InClaudine, Brother to Brother, Across 110th Street, Texas Lightning

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenJamel Wade, Patrice L. Wade, Sheldon W. Wade

    Patrick Henry Wade, known professionally as Adam Wade, (born March 17, 1935) is an American... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Adolphe Menjou is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Adolphe Menjou

    Dec. at 73 (1890-1963)

    Films Acted InPaths of Glory, Pollyanna, Stage Door, A Farewell to Arms, A Star Is Born

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsNora Joyce, Albert Menjou

    ChildrenPeter Menjou

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  • 5
    Adoni Maropis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Films Acted InTroy, The Scorpion King, Hidalgo, Bad Company, The Deviants

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsPetro Maropis

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  • 6
    Ahmad Jamal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Films Acted InAhmad Jamal: Live, Jazz Legends Live! 5, Jazz Legends Live! 3, Jazz Legends Live! 9, Ahmad Jamal: Live in Cannes

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 7
    Al Checco is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Al Checco

    Age: 94

    Films Acted InBullitt, Pete's Dragon, The Party, The World's Greatest Athlete, Extreme Close-Up

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 8
    Aldine King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Films Acted InAirport 1975, Slaves

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Aldine King is an actor.
  • 9
    Alex Kubik is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Alex Kubik

    Age: 74

    Films Acted InBe Cool, Carnal Crimes

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alex Kubik is an actor.
  • 10
    Anne Jackson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Films Acted InThe Shining, Lovers and Other Strangers, Dirty Dingus Magee, Funny About Love, The Bell Jar

    BirthplaceMillvale, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsStella Germaine, John Ivan Jackson

    ChildrenRoberta Wallach, Katherine Wallach, Peter Wallach

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  • 11
    Alexander Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Alexander Rhodes

    Age: 30

    Films Acted InThe Perks of Being a Wallflower, Jack Reacher, Won’t Back Down

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsAlthea Azeff Rhodes, Phillip Rhodes

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  • 12
    Alexis Knapp is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Films Acted InPitch Perfect, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Project X, Couples Retreat, So Undercover

    BirthplaceAvonmore, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenKai Knapp

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  • 13
    Alma Kruger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Alma Kruger

    Dec. at 92 (1868-1960)

    Films Acted InHis Girl Friday, Saboteur, Walter Wanger's Vogues of 1938, Dr. Kildare's Strange Case, A Scandal in Paris

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alma Kruger (September 13, 1871 – April 5, 1960) was an American actress.
  • 14
    Andy Warhol is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Andy Warhol

    Dec. at 59 (1928-1987)

    Films Acted InTootsie, The Driver's Seat, Cocaine Cowboys, Blank Generation, Normal Love

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsJulia Warhola, Andrej Warhola

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  • 15
    Anthony Jeselnik is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Films Acted InMiss March, Down & Dirty with Jim Norton

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsStephanie Jeselnik, Anthony Jeselnik

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  • 16
    Barbara Feldon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Films Acted InNo Deposit, No Return, Fitzwilly, Smile, Last Request

    BirthplaceButler, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 17
    Art Blakey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Art Blakey

    Dec. at 71 (1919-1990)

    Films Acted InBallerina, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers: Modern Jazz at the Village Vanguard, Jazz Icons: Art Blakey: Live in '65, Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers: Paris 1959, Jazz Icons: Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers: Live in '58

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 18
    Arthur Hohl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Arthur Hohl

    Dec. at 75 (1889-1964)

    Films Acted InThe Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Island of Lost Souls, You Can't Cheat an Honest Man, The Sign of the Cross, Wild Boys of the Road

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 19
    Autumn Federici is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh
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  • 20
    Avi Sagild is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Avi Sagild

    Dec. at 62 (1933-1995)

    Films Acted InThat's Me, Too, Quiet Days in Clichy

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    NationalityDenmark, United States of America

    ChildrenKim Sagild, Paprika Steen, Nikolaj Steen

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  • 21
    B. Smith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    B. Smith

    Age: 70

    Films Acted InSantorini Blue

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 22
    Ben Tatar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Ben Tatar

    Dec. at 82 (1930-2012)

    Films Acted InBattle of the Bulge, The Wind and the Lion, The Cemetery Club, Land Raiders

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ben Tatar was an actor.
  • 23
    Beth Gosnell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Films Acted InIdiocracy, Stop-Loss, Piranha 3DD, A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song, Tara Rum Pam Pam

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Beth Gosnell is an actress.
  • 24
    Beth Ostrosky Stern is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Films Acted InFlirting with Disaster, Whipped, Saturday Morning

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Beth Ostrosky Stern (born July 15, 1972) is an American actress, author, model, and animal... more on Wikipedia

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  • 25
    Bill Dalzell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Pittsburgh

    Films Acted InThe Silence of the Lambs, Gung Ho, Hoffa, Sudden Death, Money for Nothing

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Bill Dalzell is an actor.
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