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Famous Film Actors From San Diego

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

List is made up of many different items, including Cameron Diaz and Robert Duvall.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from San Diego?" and "Which famous actors were born in San Diego?"
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Aaron Zigman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

Nationality: United States of America

Aaron Zigman (born January 6, 1963) is a classically-trained American composer, producer, arranger, songwriter, and musician who has scored music for films, including The Notebook, The Company ...more
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Abby Rode is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Age 40, Credits: Big MILF Juggs 2 and Boy Meats MILF 2

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

Nationality: United States of America

Abby Rode is an actress.
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Adam Brody is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Age 39, Credits: The Ring, American Pie 2 & Scream 4

Birthplace: Carlsbad, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'10"

Parents: Valerie Siefman, Mark Brody

Adam Jared Brody (born December 15, 1979) is an American actor, writer, musician and producer. He is best known for his role as Seth Cohen on The O.C.. Brody has appeared in the films Mr. & ...more

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Adam Crosby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Age 33, Credits: Pineapple Express, Tom and Huck & A Simple Twist of Fate

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego, La Jolla

Nationality: United States of America

Adam Crosby is an actor.
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Adam Driver is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Age 32, Credits: Lincoln, Frances Ha & This Is Where I Leave You

Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 6'3"

Parents: Nancy Wright

Adam Douglas Driver is an American actor of stage, screen and television. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps and graduating from the Juilliard School, he has appeared in several Broadway and ...more

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Adrianne León is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego

Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America, England

Adrianne Therese León (born March 15, 1987) is an American singer-songwriter, chef, personal fitness trainer, model and actress. She is the co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock band ...more
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Al Goto is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Age 57, Credits: Spider-Man, The Book of Eli & Charlie's Angels

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Helen Goto, Sam Goto

Al Goto is an actor and stunt performer.
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Alana Etheridge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Age 21, Credits: A Simple Promise

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.35

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Ananda Lewis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Age 45, Credits: Color of the Cross and Dash 4 Cash

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'7"

Ananda Lewis (born March 21, 1973) is an American television personality, model and social activist. She was an MTV veejay from the late 1990s until 2001, when she left the network to host her ...more

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Alana Stewart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Age 73, Credits: Funny Lady, Where the Boys Are '84 & Meet Wally Sparks

Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'8"

Children: Kimberly Stewart, Ashley Hamilton, Sean Stewart

Alana Hamilton Stewart (; born May 18, 1945) is an American actress and former model. She has also used her maiden name, Alana Collins, and her names from her first marriage, Alana ...more

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Alex Rose Wiesel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

Nationality: United States of America

Alex Rose Wiesel is an actress.
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Alveraz Ricardez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Alveraz Ricardez Age 45, Credits: Strange Wilderness

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

Nationality: United States of America

Alveraz Ricardez is an actor and screenwriter.
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Andrew Fields is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Age 34, Credits: Boom

Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Andrew Fields is a film producer, film editor and an actor.
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Ann Wilson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Age 68, Credits: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Eight Crazy Nights & Heart: The Road Home

Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: John Wilson, Lois Wilson

Children: John Dustin Wilson, Marie Wilson

Ann Dustin Wilson (born June 19, 1950) is an American musician, best known as the lead singer and songwriter for the rock band Heart. Wilson was listed as one of the "Top Heavy Metal ...more

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Anna Dumas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Anna Dumas Age 34, Credits: The Sacrifice

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

Nationality: United States of America

Anna Dumas is an actor.
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Anne Marie Howard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Age 58, Credits: Blue Streak, Prince of Darkness & The Weather Man

Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'4"

Parents: Thomas Howard

Anne Marie Howard (born March 31, 1960) is an American actress, former spokeswoman for Ditech.com and current spokeswoman for the National Association of Realtors. She is most known for her NBC ...more
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Annie McAuley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Annie McAuley Age 53, Credits: Screwballs II and Body Count

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

Nationality: United States of America

Annie McAuley is an actress.
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Anthony Mann is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego

Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Bertha Waxelbaum, Emile Theodore Bundsmann

Children: Nina Mann, Nicholas Mann

Anthony Mann (June 30, 1906 – April 29, 1967) was an American actor and film director, best remembered for his work in the film noir and Westerns genres. As a director, he often collaborated ...more
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Anthony Moore is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Age 50, Credits: The Rookie, Copycat & Apt Pupil

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

Nationality: United States of America

Children: Griffin Moore

Anthony Moore is a photographer and actor.
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Anthony Van Engelen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Anthony Van Engelen Age 40, Credits: The DC Video - Deluxe Edition, Mind Field & 411VM Presents: 10 Years of Skateboarding
Anthony Van Engelen (born November 20, 1978) is an American professional skateboarder whose stance is Regular.
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Anthony Winters is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: John Winters

Anthony Winters is an actor, a screenwriter and a film producer.
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Ariel Winter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Age 21, Credits: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs & Ice Age: The Meltdown

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'4"

Parents: Crystal Workman, Glenn Workman

Ariel Winter Workman (born January 28, 1998) is an American actress and voice actress. She is known for her role as Alex Dunphy in the comedy series Modern Family, as well as the voice of the ...more

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Armando Silvestre is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Age 93, Credits: Two Mules for Sister Sara, Santo Contra los Zombis & The Scalphunters

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

Nationality: United States of America, Mexico

Armando Silvestre (born 6 July 1926) is a Mexican-American film actor. He has appeared in more than 190 films since 1948.
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Arnold F. Turner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Age 87, Credits: Rain Man, Fletch & Uncle Buck

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

Nationality: United States of America

Arnold F. Turner is an actor.
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Asim Ahmad is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Diego
Asim Ahmad Age 40, Credits: Fright Night, S.W.A.T.: Firefight & Wanted Dead

Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.78

Asim Ahmad is an actor.