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Famous Film Actors From Portland

Updated October 13, 2018 5.9k views218 items

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

A factual list, featuring items like Anna Kendrick and Sara Jean Underwood.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Portland?" and "Which famous actors were born in Portland?"
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  • 1
    A.J. Gordon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    A.J. Gordon

    Age: 35

    Films Acted InThe Truth

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    A.J. Gordon is an actor and film producer.
  • 2
    Aaron Corcoran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Aaron Corcoran

    Age: 40

    Films Acted InBody of Evidence

    BirthplaceOregon, USA, Portland

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Aaron Corcoran is an actor.
  • 3
    Aaron DeCone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Aaron DeCone

    Age: 44

    Films Acted InThe Hunted

    BirthplaceOregon, USA, Portland

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Aaron DeCone is an actor.
  • 4
    Aaron Katz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Aaron Katz

    Age: 38

    Films Acted InLuke and Brie Are on a First Date, You Wont Miss Me

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Aaron Katz (born October 29, 1981) is an American independent filmmaker from Portland, Oregon.
  • 5
    Ahmad Rashād is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Films Acted InSpace Jam, NBA Hardwood Classics: Courtside Comedy, NBA: Kevin Garnett

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height6'2"

    Ahmad Rashād;(born November 19, 1949) is an American sportscaster (mostly with NBC Sports) and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Alex Frost is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Alex Frost

    Age: 32

    Films Acted InElephant, Stop-Loss, Drillbit Taylor, 7500, Calvin Marshall

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.77

    Alex Frosty Frost (born February 17, 1987) is an American actor.
  • 7
    Andrea Martin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Films Acted InAnastasia, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Wag the Dog, Black Christmas, Innerspace

    BirthplacePortland, Maine, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'3"

    Andrea Louise Martin (born January 15, 1947) is a Canadian-American actress, singer, author... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Anna Kendrick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Films Acted InTwilight, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Eclipse

    BirthplacePortland, Maine, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'1"

    Anna Cooke Kendrick (born August 9, 1985) is an American actress and singer. She began her... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Anne Schedeen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Films Acted InExo-Man, Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster, Flight to Holocaust, Braker

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Luanne Ruth Schedeen (born January 8, 1949), known professionally as Anne Schedeen, is an... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Ari Karczag is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Ari Karczag

    Ari Karczag is an actor.
  • 11
    Art Barr is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Art Barr

    Dec. at 28 (1966-1994)

    Films Acted InHardcore Overload

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height6'0"

    Arthur Leon Barr (October 8, 1966 – November 23, 1994) was an American professional wrestler.... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Barbara Niven is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Films Acted InRedline, Serial Killing 4 Dummys, Depraved, A Perfect Ending, Summer's Blood

    BirthplaceOregon, USA, Portland

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    Height1.65

    Barbara Niven is an American actress.

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  • 13
    Barry Carl is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Barry Carl

    Age: 69

    Films Acted InThe Other Guys, Joe's Apartment

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Barry Strauss Carl (born April 20, 1950) is an American voice-over actor and musician best... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Becky Patterson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Becky Patterson

    Age: 37

    Films Acted InThe Space Between

    BirthplaceOregon, USA, Portland

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Becky Patterson is an actress.
  • 15
    Benjamin W. Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Benjamin W. Smith

    Age: 35

    Films Acted InTransmorphers: Fall of Man

    BirthplaceOregon, USA, Portland

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Benjamin W. Smith is an actor.
  • 16
    Bill Gratton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Bill Gratton

    Dec. at 72 (1939-2011)

    Films Acted InThe Green Mile, Life, Blast from the Past, The Majestic, Jagged Edge

    BirthplaceOregon, USA, Portland

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Bill Gratton is an actor.
  • 17
    Bill Hudson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Films Acted InBig Shots, Hysterical, Zero to Sixty

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    William Louis Hudson (born October 17, 1949) is an American musician and actor. He is best... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Bill Plympton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Films Acted InMutant Aliens, Lucas, the Ear of Corn, 12 Tiny Christmas Tales

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Bill Plympton (born April 30, 1946) is an American animator, graphic designer, cartoonist, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Bill Wallace is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Films Acted InA Force of One, Los Bravos, Get A Job, L.A. Street Fighters

    BirthplacePortland, Indiana, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'10"

    Bill Wallace (born December 1, 1945) is an American martial artist who was a Professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Blanche Bates is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Blanche Bates

    Dec. at 68 (1873-1941)

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Blanche Bates (August 25, 1873 – December 25, 1941) was an American actress. She made her... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Bob Johnson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Bob Johnson

    Dec. at 73 (1920-1993)

    Films Acted InCoffy, Buck and the Preacher, Niagara Fools

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Robert Cleveland Johnson (May 4, 1920 – December 31, 1993), known professionally as Bob... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Bob Steele is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Bob Steele

    Dec. at 81 (1907-1988)

    Films Acted InThe Longest Day, The Big Sleep, The Shootist, Shenandoah, Hang 'Em High

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.65

    Bob Steele (born Robert Adrian Bradbury, January 23, 1907 – December 21, 1988) was an American... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Bonnie Root is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Films Acted InComing Soon, Love Takes Wing, Dancing at the Harvest Moon, Rails & Ties, Flower Girl

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'4"

    Bonnie Root (born August 24, 1975) is an American actress. She is primarily known for her... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Booth Colman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Films Acted InThe Man Who Wasn't There, Julius Caesar, Auntie Mame, Intolerable Cruelty, Norma Rae

    BirthplaceOregon, USA, Portland

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Booth Colman (March 8, 1923 – December 15, 2014) was an American film, television and stage... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Brad Wilk is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Portland

    Brad Wilk

    Age: 51

    Films Acted InSleeping Dogs Lie, Rage Against the Machine

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Bradley J. Wilk (born September 5, 1968) is an American musician, actor, and activist. He is... more on Wikipedia

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