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Famous Film Actors From San Francisco

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

This list below has a variety of items, like Tom Brady and Clint Eastwood, in it.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from San Francisco?" and "Which famous actors were born in San Francisco?"
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Abby Wilde is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Age 29, Credits: Zoey 101: The Curse of PCA, Family of Four & Zoey 101: Behind the Scenes

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Nationality: United States of America, Germany

Height: 1.67

Abigail Miriam Dauermann (born February 25, 1989), better known by her stage name Abby Wilde, is an American actress and singer who rose to fame for her role as Stacey Dillsen on Zoey 101, ...more
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Abraham Boyd is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Abraham Boyd Age 56, Credits: Ultraviolet and Heat Team

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Nationality: United States of America

Abraham Boyd is an actor.
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Aggie Herring is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Dec. at 63 (1876-1939), Credits: She Done Him Wrong, Suicide Squad & That Certain Thing

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Nationality: United States of America

Agnes "Aggie" Herring (February 4, 1876 – October 28, 1939) was an American actress. She appeared in 119 films between 1915 and 1939. She was born in San Francisco, California and died ...more
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Aileen Carlyle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Aileen Carlyle Dec. at 78 (1906-1984), Credits: Mrs. Miniver, Harvey & Nifty Numbers

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Nationality: United States of America

Aileen Carlyle was an actor.
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Aileen Pringle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Dec. at 94 (1895-1989), Credits: Puttin' On the Ritz, Souls for Sale & A Thief in Paradise

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.63

Aileen Pringle (born Aileen Bisbee; July 23, 1895 – December 16, 1989) was an American stage and film actress during the silent film era.
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Aisha Tyler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Age 48, Credits: The Santa Clause 2, Bedtime Stories & Never Die Alone

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.83

Aisha N. Tyler (born September 18, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, director and talk show host. She is known for playing Andrea Marino in the first season of Ghost Whisperer, Dr. Tara ...more

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Al Ernest Garcia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Dec. at 51 (1887-1938), Credits: City Lights, Modern Times & The Circus

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Nationality: United States of America

Allan Ernest Garcia (11 March 1887 – 4 September 1938) was an American actor and casting director, best known for his long association with Charlie Chaplin.
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Al Kunde is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Al Kunde Dec. at 65 (1887-1952), Credits: Santa Fe

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Nationality: United States of America

Al Kunde was an actor.
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Al Madrigal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Age 47, Credits: Lies & Illusions, Cheech Marin and Friends: Live from South Beach & 3 Non Juans

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Alessandro Liborio "Al" Madrigal (born July 4, 1971) is an American comedian, writer, actor and producer. He is a co-founder of the All Things Comedy podcast network, alongside Bill ...more
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Al Murphy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Al Murphy Dec. at 90 (1906-1996), Credits: The High and the Mighty and Road to Utopia

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Nationality: United States of America

Al Murphy was an actor.
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Al Trescony is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Dec. at 85 (1916-2001), Credits: Down in San Diego

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Nationality: United States of America

Al Trescony was an actor.
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Albert MacQuarrie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Dec. at 68 (1882-1950), Credits: The Mollycoddle, The Ship from Shanghai & When the Clouds Roll By

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Nationality: United States of America

Albert MacQuarrie (January 8, 1882, San Francisco – February 17, 1950, California) was an American silent film actor. He was signed in 1912 and starred in about 70 films before his retirement. ...more
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Albert Nalbandian is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Age 97, Credits: American Graffiti, The Conversation & James and the Giant Peach

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Nationality: United States of America

Albert Nalbandian is an actor.
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Alec Mapa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Age 53, Credits: You Don't Mess with the Zohan, Marley & Me & Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Nationality: Philippines, United States of America

Height: 5'4"

Alejandro "Alec" Mapa (; born July 10, 1965) is an American actor, comedian and writer. He got his first professional break when he was cast to replace B. D. Wong for the role of Song ...more

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Alex Webb is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Alex Webb (born May 5, 1952) is a photographer known for his vibrant and complex color photographs. He has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1979.He's authored 16 books, including Hot ...more
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Alexander Polinsky is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Age 44, Credits: Khumba, Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings & Saints and Soldiers

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Nationality: United States of America

Alexander Polinsky (born October 7, 1974) is an American actor, voice actor, and singer who is perhaps best known for his role as Adam Powell on Charles in Charge. Polinsky is also the voice of ...more
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Alexandra Pelosi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Age 48, Credits: Friends of God: A Road Trip with Alexandra Pelosi

Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Alexandra C. Pelosi (born October 5, 1970) is an American journalist, documentary filmmaker, and writer. She is a daughter of the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nancy ...more
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Alexis Ayala is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Age 53, Credits: From Prada to Nada, Mejor es que Gabriela no se muera & Esclavo Y Amo

Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America, Mexico

Alexis Ayala (born David Alexis Ayala Padró on 9 August 1965) is an American - born Mexican actor of telenovelas and the cinema of Mexico.
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Alicia Silverstone is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Age 42, Credits: Clueless, Batman & Robin & Tropic Thunder

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.65

Alicia Silverstone (; born October 4, 1976) is an American actress. She made her film debut in The Crush (1993), earning the 1994 MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance, and gained ...more

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Alison Elliott is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Age 48, Credits: The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Wyatt Earp & Monkey Trouble

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.69

Alison A. Elliott (born May 19, 1970) is an American actress. She was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for the 1997 film The Wings of the Dove. Her other film appearances include The ...more
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Alison Midstokke is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Alison Midstokke Age 33, Credits: The Last Game

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Nationality: United States of America

Alison Midstokke is an actress.
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Allan Hersholt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Allan Hersholt Dec. at 76 (1914-1990), Credits: The Adventures of Frank Merriwell and The Golden Trail

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Allan Hersholt was an actor.
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Allen Holubar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Dec. at 35 (1888-1923), Credits: 20 and 000 Leagues Under the Sea

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Nationality: United States of America

Allen Holubar (August 3, 1890 – November 20, 1923) was an American actor, film director, and screenwriter of the silent film era. He appeared in 38 films between 1913 and 1917. He also directed ...more
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Alma Rubens is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Dec. at 34 (1897-1931), Credits: Cytherea, The Masks of the Devil & Show Boat

Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 1.7

Alma Rubens (born Alma Genevieve Reubens; February 19, 1897 – January 21, 1931) was an American film actress and stage performer. Rubens began her career in the mid 1910s. She quickly rose to ...more
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Amir Talai is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From San Francisco
Age 41, Credits: The Pursuit of Happyness, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay & What to Expect When You're Expecting

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'6"

Amir Talai is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, and comedian. He is the voice of Master Crane and other characters in Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness.

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