Entertainment Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different items, including Bill Duke and Ed Wood.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Poughkeepsie?" and "Which famous actors were born in Poughkeepsie?"
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Adrianne Pieczonka is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
age 56
Adrianne Pieczonka, OC is a Canadian soprano opera singer. Pronounced AY-dree-in pyeh-CHON-kuh.
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Barbara Rhoades is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
age 72
Barbara Rhoades is an American actress, known primarily for her comedy and mystery roles, especially as lady bandit Penelope "Bad Penny" Cushings in The Shakiest Gun in the West. She ...more
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Bernard J. Tarver is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
Bernard J. Tarver age 59
Bernard J. Tarver is an actor.
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Bill Duke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
age 76
William Henry "Bill" Duke, Jr. is an American actor and film director. Known for his physically imposing frame, Duke's work frequently dwells within the action film idiom as well as ...more
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Billy Name is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
age 79
Billy Name, is an American photographer, filmmaker and lighting designer. He was the archivist of the Warhol Factory, from 1964 to 1970. His brief romance and subsequent friendship with Andy ...more
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Charlie Plummer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
Charlie Plummer
Charlie Plummer is an actor.
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Delilah Strong is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
age 37
Delilah Strong is an American pornographic actress.
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Don Haggerty is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
Dec. at 74 (1914-1988)
Don Haggerty was an American actor of film and television. Before he began appearing in films in 1947, Haggerty was a Brown University athlete and served in the United States military. Usually ...more
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Ed Wood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
Dec. at 54 (1924-1978)
Edward Davis "Ed" Wood Jr. was an American screenwriter, director, producer, actor, author and film editor. In the 1950s, Wood made a number of low-budget science fiction, horror and ...more
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Edith Fields is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
Edith Fields is an actress.
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Elisa Donovan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
age 48
Elisa Donovan is an American actress, writer, and producer.
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Ezra Masters is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
Ezra Masters age 39
Ezra Masters is was born upstate New York but raised in Miami, FL from the age of 5 years old. He attended high school in Miami where he was star and captain of his basketball team at Miami ...more
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Karin Anger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
Karin Anger age 45
Karin Anger is an actor.
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Kathleen Littlefield is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
Kathleen Littlefield
Kathleen Littlefield is an actress.
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Kortnee Simmons is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
Kortnee Simmons age 26
Kortnee Simmons is an actor.
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Lee Miller is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
Dec. at 70 (1907-1977)
Elizabeth "Lee" Miller, Lady Penrose, was an American photographer. Born in Poughkeepsie, New York, in 1907, she was a successful fashion model in New York City in the 1920s before ...more
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Martin Faust is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
Dec. at 57 (1886-1943)
Martin Faust was an American film actor. He appeared in 107 films between 1910 and 1944. He was born in Poughkeepsie, New York and died in Los Angeles, California.
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Michael Chen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
Michael Chen age 22
Michael Chen is an actor.
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Michael Manasseri is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
age 45
Michael Manasseri is an American actor and film director. Manasseri was born in Poughkeepsie, New York. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Wyatt Donnelly in the TV series Weird ...more
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Richard Denning is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
Dec. at 84 (1914-1998)
Richard Denning was an American actor best known for starring in science fiction films of the 1950s, including Unknown Island, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Target Earth, Day the World Ended, ...more
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Riley Weston is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
Riley Weston age 53
Riley Elizabeth Weston is an actress and screenwriter from Poughkeepsie, New York. Weston became embroiled in a debate about ageism in Hollywood after it was discovered that she lied about her ...more
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Stu Riley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
age 56
Stu Riley is an actor.
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Terry Michos is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
age 66
Terry Michos is an American actor. He is known for the role of Vermin in the 1979 cult classic film The Warriors. His last acting credit was in the US TV show Simon & Simon as Roger under ...more
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Tom Holland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
age 76
Tom Holland is an American director, writer and actor known for directing and writing horror movies like Psycho II, Fright Night, Child's Play and Thinner.
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Walter Altman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Poughkeepsie
Walter Altman age 67
Walter Altman is an actor.