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Famous Film Actors From Seattle

Updated August 13, 2019 18.7k views266 items

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

List features items like Jimi Hendrix, Bill Gates, and many more

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Seattle?" and "Which famous actors were born in Seattle?" When you're done, head over and check out some other top cities in Washington.

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  • 1

    Films Acted InHere Dies Another Day, The Story of Pines

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsJohn Sudol

    Alison Sudol (born December 23, 1984) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and music video director. She is known as the singer A Fine Frenzy, and also for her role as Queenie Goldstein in the...  more
  • 2
    Age: 92

    Films Acted InBatman, Meet the Robinsons, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Chicken Little, Family Guy Presents: Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story

    BirthplaceWalla Walla, Washington, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsAudrey V. Speer, Otto West Anderson

    ChildrenNina West, Hunter Anderson, Perrin West, Jonelle S. Anderson

    William West Anderson (September 19, 1928 – June 9, 2017), known professionally as Adam West, was an American actor, known primarily for his role as Batman in the 1960s ABC series of the same name...  more

    #481 of 1,017 The Best Actors In Film History#293 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive#976 of 2,753 The Most Influential People of All Time

  • 3
    Age: 32

    Films Acted InThe Sasquatch Gang, Evergreen

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Addie Land is an American actress....  more
  • 4

    Films Acted InI Kissed a Vampire

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Adrian Slade is an actress....
  • 5
    Age: 42

    Films Acted InThe Dictator

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Aja Frary is a stunt performer....  more
  • 6
    Alan Sparhawk (born 1969) is an American musician and singer-songwriter. He is best known as the guitarist and vocalist for bands Low and Retribution Gospel Choir....  more
  • 7
    Dec. at 54 (1904-1958)

    Films Acted InThe Lost World, Three Jumps Ahead, The Affairs of Anatol, Uncle Tom, The Burglar

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alma Bennett (born Alma Long; April 9, 1904 – September 16, 1958) was an American film actress of the silent era. She appeared in 64 films between 1915 and 1931....  more
  • 8

    Films Acted InL'ultima città

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsCurt Knox, Edda Mellas

    Amanda Marie Knox is an American woman wrongly convicted of the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher in Italy. Knox, together with her then boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, was initially...  more

    14 Crazy Facts About The Amanda Knox Trial And The Murder Of Meredith Kercher#5 of 11 Accused Murderers: Where Are They Now?

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    Films Acted InMuffin Man

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Andy Dopieralski is a film actor....
  • 10
    Angela DiMarco is an actress....
  • 11

    Films Acted InAnnie, All That Jazz, Movie Movie, Micki & Maude, Fosse

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenChristopher Reinking Stuart

    Ann Reinking (November 10, 1949 – December 12, 2020) was an American actress, dancer, and choreographer. Her extensive work in musical theater included starring in Broadway productions of Coco...  more

    #58 of 141 The Greatest Broadway Stars of All Time#7 of 163 Famous People Who Died In 2020

  • 12

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenDewi Leonard

    Annie Louise Leonard (born 1964) is an American proponent of sustainability and a critic of consumerism. She created the animated film The Story of Stuff (2007), which describes the life cycle of...  more
  • 13
    Aron Michael Thompson is a film producer, screenwriter and actor....  more
  • 14
    Dec. at 85 (1920-2005)

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Arvo Ojala (February 21, 1920 in Seattle, Washington – July 1, 2005 in Gresham, Oregon) was a Hollywood technical advisor on the subject of quick-draw with a revolver. He also worked as an actor; his...  more
  • 15

    Films Acted InTea with Mussolini

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Baird Wallace is an actor....  more
  • 16

    Films Acted InScary Movie 4, I Am Number Four, In the Land of Women, The Grudge 3, Stranger With My Face

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, United States of America

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    ParentsBill Mirchoff, Kelley Mirchoff

    William Beau Mirchoff (;) is a Canadian-American actor best known for his role in the MTV series Awkward. ...  more
  • 17
    Age: 42

    Films Acted InViolet Tendencies

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ben Ryan is an actor....
  • 18
    Dec. at 61 (1917-1978)

    Films Acted InSherlock, Jr., All Night Long, Husbands and Lovers, Nellie

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Betsy Ann Hisle was an actress....  more
  • 19

    Films Acted In10 Things I Hate About You, Bring It On, Halloween Resurrection, 30 Minutes or Less, Hard Love

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsRelo Kajlich, Patti Kajlich

    ChildrenMagnolia Catherwood

    Bianca Maria Kajlich ( KY-lik; born March 26, 1977) is an American actress. Kajlich has had starring and supporting roles in television and film including the role of Jennifer on the CBS comedy Rules...  more
  • 20
    Age: 65

    Films Acted InBuffett & Gates Go Back to School

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsWilliam H. Gates, Sr.,Mary Maxwell Gates

    ChildrenJennifer Katharine Gates, Rory John Gates, Phoebe Adele Gates

    William Henry Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, and humanitarian. He is best known as the principal founder of Microsoft...  more

    How Steve Jobs And Bill Gates Went From Friends To Bitter Enemies#535 of 904 Celebrity Death Pool 2021#521 of 1,355 The Greatest Minds of All Time

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    Films Acted InDean Teaster's Ghost Town, Magus

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Bill Steele is an actor....
  • 22
    Dec. at 69 (1923-1992)

    Films Acted InPlaytime, Purple Noon, Five Miles to Midnight, Three Faces of Sin, The Time to Die

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenWilliam B. Kearns, Kate Kearns, Erin Kearns, Patrick Kearns

    Billy Kearns was an actor....  more
  • 23

    Films Acted InThe Little Engine That Could, Robin of Locksley, The Secret Kingdom, Shredder

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Billy O'Sullivan is an actor....  more
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    Films Acted In2012, Look Who's Talking, The Santa Clause 2, The Stepfather, Bird on a Wire

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, USA

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    ChildrenCusee Mankuma, Rene Mankuma

    Blu Mankuma is an American actor. He has appeared in numerous Canadian and American productions filmed in Canada. Mankuma is also a stage actor, musician, singer, and songwriter. He and his family...  more
  • 25

    Films Acted InJesus Christ Superstar, The Nostril Picker

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Robert "Bob" Bingham (born October 29, 1946) is a retired American actor and singer. Bingham is best known for playing the role of Caiaphas in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera Jesus...  more