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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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  • 1

    Abby Wilde

    Age: 30

    Films Acted InZoey 101: The Curse of PCA, Family of Four, Zoey 101: Behind the Scenes

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America, Germany

    Height5'5"

    Abigail Miriam Dauermann (born February 25, 1989), better known by her stage name Abby Wilde,... more on Wikipedia
  • 2

    Abraham Boyd

    Age: 57

    Films Acted InUltraviolet, Heat Team

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Francisco

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Abraham Boyd is an actor.
  • 3

    Aggie Herring

    Dec. at 63 (1876-1939)

    Films Acted InShe Done Him Wrong, Suicide Squad, That Certain Thing, The Dark Hour, Any Woman

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Francisco

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Agnes "Aggie" Herring (February 4, 1876 – October 28, 1939) was an American actress. She... more on Wikipedia
  • 4

    Aileen Carlyle

    Dec. at 78 (1906-1984)

    Films Acted InMrs. Miniver, Harvey, Nifty Numbers

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Francisco

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Aileen Carlyle was an actor.
  • 5
    Aileen Pringle

    Aileen Pringle

    Dec. at 94 (1895-1989)

    Films Acted InPuttin' On the Ritz, Souls for Sale, A Thief in Paradise, The Wife of the Centaur, The Age of Consent

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Francisco

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.63

    Aileen Pringle (born Aileen Bisbee; July 23, 1895 – December 16, 1989) was an American stage... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Aisha Tyler

    Films Acted InThe Santa Clause 2, Bedtime Stories, Never Die Alone, The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, Balls of Fury

    BirthplaceSan Francisco, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.83

    Aisha N. Tyler (born September 18, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, director and talk... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7

    Al Ernest Garcia

    Dec. at 51 (1887-1938)

    Films Acted InCity Lights, Modern Times, The Circus, The Idle Class, The Deceiver

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Francisco

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Allan Ernest Garcia (11 March 1887 – 4 September 1938) was an American actor and casting... more on Wikipedia
  • 8

    Al Kunde

    Dec. at 65 (1887-1952)

    Films Acted InSanta Fe

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Francisco

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Al Kunde was an actor.
  • 9
    Al Madrigal

    Films Acted InLies & Illusions, Cheech Marin and Friends: Live from South Beach, 3 Non Juans

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alessandro Liborio "Al" Madrigal (born July 4, 1971) is an American comedian, writer, actor... more on Wikipedia
  • 10

    Al Murphy

    Dec. at 90 (1906-1996)

    Films Acted InThe High and the Mighty, Road to Utopia

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Francisco

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Al Murphy was an actor.
  • 11

    Al Trescony

    Dec. at 85 (1916-2001)

    Films Acted InDown in San Diego

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Francisco

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Al Trescony was an actor.
  • 12
    Albert MacQuarrie

    Albert MacQuarrie

    Dec. at 68 (1882-1950)

    Films Acted InThe Mollycoddle, The Ship from Shanghai, When the Clouds Roll By, Lord John in New York, The Grey Sisterhood

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Francisco

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Albert MacQuarrie (January 8, 1882, San Francisco – February 17, 1950, California) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • 13

    Films Acted InAmerican Graffiti, The Conversation, James and the Giant Peach, Peggy Sue Got Married, So I Married an Axe Murderer

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Francisco

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Albert Nalbandian is an actor.
  • 14
    Alec Mapa

    Alec Mapa

    Age: 54

    Films Acted InYou Don't Mess with the Zohan, Marley & Me, Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure, Connie and Carla, Bright Lights

    BirthplaceSan Francisco, California, USA

    NationalityPhilippines, United States of America

    Height5'4"

    Alejandro "Alec" Mapa (; born July 10, 1965) is an American actor, comedian and writer. He got... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Alex Webb

    Alex Webb

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alex Webb (born May 5, 1952) is a photographer known for his vibrant and complex color... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Alexander Polinsky

    Films Acted InKhumba, Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings, Saints and Soldiers, The Dungeon Master, Perfect Fit

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Francisco

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alexander Polinsky (born October 7, 1974) is an American actor, voice actor, and singer who is... more on Wikipedia
  • 17

    Films Acted InFriends of God: A Road Trip with Alexandra Pelosi

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alexandra C. Pelosi (born October 5, 1970) is an American journalist, documentary filmmaker,... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Alexis Ayala

    Films Acted InFrom Prada to Nada, Mejor es que Gabriela no se muera, Esclavo Y Amo, Fantasias

    BirthplaceSan Francisco, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America, Mexico

    Alexis Ayala (born David Alexis Ayala Padró on 9 August 1965) is an American - born Mexican... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Alicia Silverstone

    Films Acted InClueless, Batman & Robin, Tropic Thunder, Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, Blast from the Past

    BirthplaceSan Francisco, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'4"

    Alicia Silverstone (; born October 4, 1976) is an American actress. She made her film debut in... more on Wikipedia

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  • 20

    Films Acted InThe Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Wyatt Earp, Monkey Trouble, Birth, A Wrinkle in Time

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Francisco

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.69

    Alison A. Elliott (born May 19, 1970) is an American actress. She was nominated for a Screen... more on Wikipedia
  • 21

    Alison Midstokke

    Age: 34

    Films Acted InThe Last Game

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Francisco

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alison Midstokke is an actress.
  • 22
    Allan Hersholt

    Allan Hersholt

    Dec. at 76 (1914-1990)

    Films Acted InThe Adventures of Frank Merriwell, The Golden Trail

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Allan Hersholt was an actor.
  • 23
    Allen Holubar

    Allen Holubar

    Dec. at 35 (1888-1923)

    Films Acted In20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Francisco

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Allen Holubar (August 3, 1890 – November 20, 1923) was an American actor, film director, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Alma Rubens

    Alma Rubens

    Dec. at 34 (1897-1931)

    Films Acted InCytherea, The Masks of the Devil, Show Boat, The Rejected Woman, Enemies of Women

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Francisco

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.7

    Alma Rubens (born Alma Genevieve Reubens; February 19, 1897 – January 21, 1931) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Amir Talai

    Amir Talai

    Age: 42

    Films Acted InThe Pursuit of Happyness, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, What to Expect When You're Expecting, The Onion Movie, November

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'6"

    Amir Talai is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, and comedian. He is the... more on Wikipedia