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Famous Film Actors From Seattle

Updated August 13, 2019 18.5k 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.

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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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  • Alison Sudol1

    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...  more
  • Adam West2

    Adam West

    Age: 91

    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,...  more

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  • Addie Land3

    Addie Land

    Age: 31

    Films Acted InThe Sasquatch Gang, Evergreen

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

    Adrian Slade

    Age: 27

    Films Acted InI Kissed a Vampire

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Adrian Slade is an actress....
  • 5

    Aja Frary

    Age: 41

    Films Acted InThe Dictator

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Aja Frary is a stunt performer....  more
  • Alan Sparhawk6
    Alan Sparhawk (born 1969) is an American musician and singer-songwriter. He is best known as...  more

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  • Alma Bennett7

    Alma Bennett

    Dec. at 54 (1904-1958)

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

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alma Bennett (born Alma Long; April 9, 1904 – September 16, 1958) was an American film actress...  more
  • Amanda Knox8

    Films Acted InL'ultima città

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsCurt Knox, Edda Mellas

    Amanda Marie Knox is an American woman wrongly convicted of the 2007 murder of British student...  more

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  • 9

    Andy Dopieralski

    Age: 43

    Films Acted InMuffin Man

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Andy Dopieralski is a film actor....
  • 10

    Angela DiMarco

    Angela DiMarco is an actress....
  • Ann Reinking11

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

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenChristopher Reinking Stuart

    Ann Reinking (November 10, 1949 – December 12, 2020) was an American actress, dancer, and...  more

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    #74 of 126 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...  more
  • 13
    Aron Michael Thompson is a film producer, screenwriter and actor....  more
  • 14

    Arvo Ojala

    Dec. at 85 (1920-2005)

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Arvo Ojala (February 21, 1920 in Seattle, Washington – July 1, 2005 in Gresham, Oregon) was a...  more
  • Baird Wallace15

    Films Acted InTea with Mussolini

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Baird Wallace is an actor....  more
  • Beau Mirchoff16

    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...  more
  • 17

    Ben Ryan

    Age: 41

    Films Acted InViolet Tendencies

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ben Ryan is an actor....
  • 18

    Betsy Ann Hisle

    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
  • Bianca Kajlich19

    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

    Bianca Maria Kajlich ( KY-lik; born March 26, 1977) is an American actress. Kajlich has had...  more
  • Bill Gates20

    Bill Gates

    Age: 64

    Films Acted InBuffett & Gates Go Back to School

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, United States of America

    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,...  more

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  • 21

    Bill Steele

    Age: 68

    Films Acted InDean Teaster's Ghost Town, Magus

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Bill Steele is an actor....
  • Billy Kearns22

    Billy Kearns

    Dec. at 69 (1923-1992)

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

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenKate Kearns, William B. 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

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Billy O'Sullivan is an actor....  more
  • Blu Mankuma24

    Films Acted In2012, Look Who's Talking, The Santa Clause 2, The Stepfather, Bird on a Wire

    BirthplaceUSA, Washington, Seattle

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenRene Mankuma, Cusee Mankuma

    Blu Mankuma is an American actor. He has appeared in numerous Canadian and American...  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...  more