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Famous Film Actors From San Diego

Updated June 14, 2019 14.1k views328 items

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 Zigman1

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Diego

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Aaron Zigman (born January 6, 1963) is a classically-trained American composer, producer,... more on Wikipedia
  • Abby Rode2

    Abby Rode

    Age: 40

    Films Acted InBig MILF Juggs 2, Boy Meats MILF 2

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Diego

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Abby Rode is an actress.
  • Adam Brody3

    Adam Brody

    Age: 41

    Films Acted InThe Ring, American Pie 2, Scream 4, Jennifer's Body, Thank You for Smoking

    BirthplaceUSA, Carlsbad, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.8

    ParentsValerie Siefman, Mark Brody

    Adam Jared Brody (born December 15, 1979) is an American actor, writer, musician and producer.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4

    Films Acted InPineapple Express, Tom and Huck, A Simple Twist of Fate, The Onion Movie

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Diego, La Jolla

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Adam Crosby is an actor.
  • Adam Driver5

    Films Acted InLincoln, Frances Ha, This Is Where I Leave You, Gayby, What If

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height6'3"

    ParentsNancy Wright

    Adam Douglas Driver is an American actor of stage, screen and television. After serving in the... more on Wikipedia

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    #156 of 273 The Best (Male) Actors Working Today#674 of 1,017 The Best Actors in Film History

  • Adrianne León6

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America, England

    Adrianne Therese León (born March 15, 1987) is an American singer-songwriter, chef, personal... more on Wikipedia
  • 7

    Al Goto

    Age: 57

    Films Acted InSpider-Man, The Book of Eli, Charlie's Angels, The Master of Disguise, The Spirit

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Diego

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsHelen Goto, Sam Goto

    Al Goto is an actor and stunt performer.
  • 8

    Films Acted InA Simple Promise

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Diego

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.35

  • Ananda Lewis9

    Films Acted InColor of the Cross, Dash 4 Cash

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'7"

    Ananda Lewis (born March 21, 1973) is an American television personality, model and social... more on Wikipedia

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    #95 of 131 The Hottest California Models of All Time#43 of 58 The Best Female Talk Show Hosts on TV

  • Alana Stewart10

    Films Acted InFunny Lady, Where the Boys Are '84, Meet Wally Sparks, Swing Shift, Night Call Nurses

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'8"

    ChildrenKimberly Stewart, Ashley Hamilton, Sean Stewart

    Alana Hamilton Stewart (; born May 18, 1945) is an American actress and former model. She has... more on Wikipedia
  • Alex Rose Wiesel11

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Diego

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alex Rose Wiesel is an actress.
  • 12

    Alveraz Ricardez

    Age: 46

    Films Acted InStrange Wilderness

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Diego

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alveraz Ricardez is an actor and screenwriter.
  • 13

    Films Acted InBoom

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Andrew Fields is a film producer, film editor and an actor.
  • Ann Wilson14

    Ann Wilson

    Age: 69

    Films Acted InSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Eight Crazy Nights, Heart: The Road Home, Heart: Live

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsJohn Wilson, Lois Wilson

    ChildrenJohn Dustin Wilson, Marie Wilson

    Ann Dustin Wilson (born June 19, 1950) is an American musician, best known as the lead singer... more on Wikipedia

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    #7 of 603 The Best Rock Vocalists#737 of 904 Celebrity Death Pool 2021

  • 15

    Anna Dumas

    Age: 35

    Films Acted InThe Sacrifice

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Diego

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Anna Dumas is an actor.
  • Anne Marie Howard16

    Films Acted InBlue Streak, Prince of Darkness, The Weather Man, Shopgirl, The Collection

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'4"

    ParentsThomas Howard

    Anne Marie Howard (born March 31, 1960) is an American actress, former spokeswoman for... more on Wikipedia
  • 17

    Annie McAuley

    Age: 54

    Films Acted InScrewballs II, Body Count

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Diego

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Annie McAuley is an actress.
  • Anthony Mann18

    Anthony Mann

    Dec. at 61 (1906-1967)

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsBertha Waxelbaum, Emile Theodore Bundsmann

    ChildrenNina Mann, Nicholas Mann

    Anthony Mann (June 30, 1906 – April 29, 1967) was an American actor and film director, best... more on Wikipedia
  • 19

    Films Acted InThe Rookie, Copycat, Apt Pupil

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Diego

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenGriffin Moore

    Anthony Moore is a photographer and actor.
  • Anthony Van Engelen20

    Anthony Van Engelen

    Age: 41

    Films Acted InThe 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... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Anthony Winters is an actor, a screenwriter and a film producer.
  • Ariel Winter22

    Films Acted InKiss Kiss Bang Bang, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Ice Age: The Meltdown, Over the Hedge, ParaNorman

    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'4"

    ParentsCrystal Workman, Glenn Workman

    Ariel Winter Workman (born January 28, 1998) is an American actress and voice actress. She is... more on Wikipedia

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  • 23

    Films Acted InTwo Mules for Sister Sara, Santo Contra los Zombis, The Scalphunters, Kings of the Sun, Santo Contra Los Jinetes Del Terror

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Diego

    NationalityUnited States of America, Mexico

    Armando Silvestre (born 6 July 1926) is a Mexican-American film actor. He has appeared in more... more on Wikipedia
  • 24

    Films Acted InRain Man, Fletch, Uncle Buck, The Brady Bunch Movie, Moving Target

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Diego

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Arnold F. Turner is an actor.
  • 25

    Asim Ahmad

    Age: 41

    Films Acted InFright Night, S.W.A.T.: Firefight, Wanted Dead

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Diego

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.78

    Asim Ahmad is an actor.