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Famous Film Actors From Santa Cruz

Updated October 13, 2018 5.3k views31 items

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

List includes Marisa Miller, Adam Scott and more.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Santa Cruz?" and "Which famous actors were born in Santa Cruz?"
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  • Adam Scott1

    Adam Scott

    Age: 47

    Films Acted InKnocked Up, Step Brothers, Star Trek: First Contact, The Aviator, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

    BirthplaceUSA, Santa Cruz, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.77

    Adam Paul Scott (born April 3, 1973) is an American actor, comedian, producer, and podcaster.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2

    Films Acted InA Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama, The Attic Expeditions, Far from Home, The Arrival of Averill

    BirthplaceUSA, Santa Cruz, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.7

    Andras Jones (born August 12, 1968) is an American television and film actor, author, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 3

    Beau Hodges

    Age: 42

    Films Acted InPlanet of the Pitts

    BirthplaceUSA, Santa Cruz, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Beau Hodges is an actor.
  • Beverly Garland4

    Beverly Garland

    Dec. at 82 (1926-2008)

    Films Acted InWhere the Red Fern Grows, The Desperate Hours, Airport 1975, D.O.A., Roller Boogie

    BirthplaceSanta Cruz, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Beverly Lucy Garland (née Fessenden; October 17, 1926 – December 5, 2008) was an American... more on Wikipedia
  • Bobby Southworth5

    Films Acted InPride FC: Collision Course

    BirthplaceSanta Cruz, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height6'2"

    Bobby Southworth (born December 16, 1969) is an American mixed martial artist fighting in the... more on Wikipedia
  • 6

    Films Acted InHellboy, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, Wanted, Chasing Liberty, Solomon Kane

    BirthplaceUSA, Santa Cruz, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.75

    Brian Caspe is an actor.
  • 7

    Cecelia Specht

    Age: 52

    Films Acted InFrost/Nixon, Darkness Falls

    BirthplaceUSA, Santa Cruz, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Cecelia Specht is an actress.
  • 8

    Dash Pomerantz

    Age: 34

    Films Acted InThe Artist, Chains

    BirthplaceUSA, Santa Cruz, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Dash Pomerantz is an actor.
  • 9

    Djuna Bel

    Age: 35

    Films Acted InShit Year

    BirthplaceUSA, Santa Cruz, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Djuna Bel is a film producer.
  • Elissa Knight10

    Films Acted InWALL-E, Cars, BURN-E, Tokyo Mater

    BirthplaceUSA, Santa Cruz, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Elissa Knight is an American employee at Pixar and voice actress. As a voice actress, her... more on Wikipedia
  • 11

    Films Acted InThe 41 Year Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It, Five Proof, Flying Saucer Rock 'n' Roll, Breaking Wind, All About Dad

    BirthplaceUSA, Santa Cruz, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Eric Callero is an actor, screenwriter and film producer.
  • 12

    Ethan Stone

    Age: 36

    Films Acted InBeverly Hills Chihuahua 2

    BirthplaceUSA, Santa Cruz, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ethan Stone is an actor.
  • Ian Barry13

    Ian Barry

    Age: 46

    Films Acted InNot Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation!

    BirthplaceSanta Cruz, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ian Barry may refer to: Ian Barry (motorcycle builder), founder of Falcon Motorcycles Ian... more on Wikipedia
  • Jason "Ratboy" Collins14

    Jason "Ratboy" Collins

    Age: 45

    BirthplaceUSA, Santa Cruz, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason "Ratboy" Collins (born July 4, 1974 in Santa Cruz, CA) is an aerial surfer who graduated... more on Wikipedia
  • 15

    Films Acted InRiding the Bullet, Dead in a Heartbeat

    BirthplaceSanta Cruz, California, United States of America

    Jeff Ballard is an American jazz drummer from Santa Cruz, California. He has played with Ray... more on Wikipedia
  • 16

    John McFee

    Age: 69

    Films Acted InDoobie Brothers: Live at the Greek Theatre, The Doobie Brothers: Live at Wolf Trap

    BirthplaceCalifornia, Santa Cruz County, Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States

    NationalityUnited States of America

    John McFee (born September 9, 1950, Santa Cruz, California) is an American singer,... more on Wikipedia
  • 17

    Justin Neill

    Age: 38

    Films Acted InSpider-Man, National Lampoon's Van Wilder

    BirthplaceUSA, Santa Cruz, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Justin Neill is an actor.
  • 18
    Leigh Spofford is an actress.
  • 19

    Liam White

    Liam White is a film director and editor.
  • 20

    Luke Clements

    Age: 44

    Films Acted InGreenberg

    BirthplaceUSA, Santa Cruz, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Luke Clements is an actor.
  • Manu Intiraymi21

    Films Acted InPearl Harbor, Orange County, Whatever It Takes, Fortress, Star Trek: Renegades

    BirthplaceSanta Cruz, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height1.8

    Manu Intiraymi (born April 22, 1978) is an American television and film actor and producer. As... more on Wikipedia
  • Marisa Miller22

    Films Acted InA Walk to Remember, R.I.P.D.

    BirthplaceSanta Cruz, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Height5'7"

    Marisa Lee Miller (née Bertetta; born August 6, 1978) is an American model and occasional film... more on Wikipedia

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  • Michael Beardsley23

    Films Acted InMen in Black II, Joe Dirt, The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, Crazy/Beautiful, Love & Sex

    BirthplaceUSA, Santa Cruz, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Michael Beardsley is an actor.
  • Michael Cavadias24

    Films Acted InWonder Boys, Nola, Gypsy 83, Kill Your Darlings

    BirthplaceUSA, Santa Cruz, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Michael Cavadias is an actor.
  • Peter Mel25

    Peter Mel

    Age: 50

    Films Acted InChasing Mavericks, Barbie in A Mermaid Tale, Barbie in A Mermaid Tale 2

    BirthplaceSanta Cruz, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Peter Mel (born November 24, 1969 in Santa Cruz, California), is an American professional... more on Wikipedia