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

Items here include everything from Bing Crosby to Jerry Cantrell.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Tacoma?" and "Which famous actors were born in Tacoma?"

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Albert M. Ottenheimer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Albert M. Ottenheimer Died at 76 (1904-1980) - Albert M. Ottenheimer was an American stage actor who was blacklisted in the 1950s. Albert was born in Tacoma, Washington. He attended the University of Washington, where he graduated magna cum ...more

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Andrew Van Hise is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Andrew Van Hise age 25 - Andrew Van Hise is an actor.

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Ann Christine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Ann Christine age 35 - Ann Christine is an actress and singer.

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Art Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Art Gilmore Died at 98 (1912-2010) - Arthur Wells Gilmore, known as Art Gilmore, was an American voice actor and announcer heard in on radio and television programs, children's records, movies, trailers, radio commercials, and ...more

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Arthur Batanides is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Arthur Batanides Died at 77 (1923-2000) - Arthur Batanides was an American film and television actor, originally from Tacoma, Washington.

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Bill Jacobson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Bill Jacobson age 52 - Bill Jacobson is an actor.

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Bing Crosby is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Bing Crosby Died at 74 (1903-1977) - Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby, Jr. was an American singer and actor. Crosby's trademark warm bass-baritone voice made him one of the best-selling recording artists of the 20th century, ...more

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Blair Underwood is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Blair Underwood age 53 - Blair Erwin Underwood is an American television, film, and stage actor and director. He played headstrong attorney Jonathan Rollins on the NBC legal drama L.A. Law for seven years. He has ...more

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Bob Mackey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Bob Mackey age 55 - Bob Mackey is an actor.

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Bobby Hutchins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Bobby Hutchins Died at 20 (1925-1945) - Robert E. "Bobby" Hutchins was an American child actor who was a regular in the Our Gang short subjects series from 1927 to 1933. A native of Tacoma, Washington, he was given the ...more

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Edith Evanson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Edith Evanson Died at 84 (1896-1980) - Edith Evanson was an American film actress.

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Brian DeCato is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Brian DeCato age 40 - Brian DeCato is an actor.

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Bruce Bennett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Bruce Bennett Died at 101 (1906-2007) - Bruce Bennett was an American actor and Olympic silver medalist in the shot put. Born as Harold Herman Brix, he went by the name Herman Brix in the 1930s.

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Cam Gigandet is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Cam Gigandet age 35 - Cam Joslin Gigandet is an American actor whose credits include a recurring role on The O.C. and appearances in feature films Twilight, Pandorum, Never Back Down, Burlesque, Easy A, The Roommate ...more

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Charles Canada is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Charles Canada Died at 61 (1949-2010) - Charles Canada was an actor.

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Dale Chihuly is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Dale Chihuly age 76 - Dale Chihuly, is an American glass sculptor and entrepreneur. His works are considered unique to the field of blown glass, "moving it into the realm of large-scale sculpture,". The ...more

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Dennis Funny is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Dennis Funny age 50 - Dennis Funny is an actor.

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Diane Schuur is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Diane Schuur age 64 - Diane Schuur is an American jazz singer and pianist. Nicknamed "Deedles", she has won two Grammy Awards, headlined many of the world's most prestigious music venues, including Carnegie ...more

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Dyan Cannon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Dyan Cannon age 80 - Dyan Cannon is an American film and television actress, director, screenwriter, editor, and producer.

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Elinor Donahue is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Elinor Donahue age 80 - Mary Eleanor Donahue, best known as Elinor Donahue, is an American actress. She played Robert Young's and Jane Wyatt's eldest child, Betty Anderson, on Father Knows Best, a 1950s sitcom.

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Felecia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Felecia age 45 - Felecia Danay is an American pornographic actress. Her pornography career lasted from roughly 1993 to 2008, in which she performed only in lesbian or solo scenes. Although one movie of her ...more

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Florence Deshon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Florence Deshon Died at 29 (1893-1922) - Florence Deshon was an American motion picture actress in silent films.

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Howard Bretherton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Howard Bretherton Died at 79 (1890-1969) - Howard Bretherton was an American film director, film editor, and the father of film editor David Bretherton. He began his career as a propman and then became a film editor during the early ...more

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Howie Seago is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Howie Seago age 64 - Howie Seago is an American deaf actor and director.

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J.G. Franklin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
J.G. Franklin J.G. Franklin is a film actor.

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Janis Paige is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Janis Paige age 95 - Janis Paige is an American film, musical theatre, and television actress.

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Jeff Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Jeff Jaeger age 53 - Jeff Todd Jaeger is a former American college and professional football player who was a placekicker in the National Football League for twelve seasons during the 1980s and 1990s. Jaeger played ...more

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Jeff Smith is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Jeff Smith Died at 65 (1939-2004) - Jeffrey L. "Jeff" Smith was the author of several best-selling cookbooks and the host of The Frugal Gourmet, a popular American cooking show which began in Tacoma, Washington in 1973 ...more

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Jerry Cantrell is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Jerry Cantrell age 51 - Jerry Fulton Cantrell Jr. is an American guitarist who is best known for his work with the rock band Alice in Chains. He also has a solo career.

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Jimmy Fisher is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Jimmy Fisher age 49 - Jimmy Fisher is an actor.

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Jo Koy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Jo Koy age 46 - Jo Koy is an American stand-up comic. He is currently touring the college circuit as a featured comedian and performs in clubs across the country. He is often a panelist on E!'s late night show ...more

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Kathryn Skatula is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Kathryn Skatula Died at 54 (1954-2008) - Kathryn Skatula was an actress.

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Sarah Butler is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Sarah Butler age 32 - Sarah Butler is a film actress.

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Kayden Kessler is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Kayden Kessler age 28 - Kayden Kessler is a film actor.

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Ken Axmaker Jr. is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Ken Axmaker Jr. age 48 - Ken Axmaker Jr. is an actor, film producer, film editor, film director, screenwriter and cinematographer.

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Kimberly Kane is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Kimberly Kane age 34 - Kimberly Kane is an American pornographic actress and adult film director.

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Kyle Secor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Kyle Secor age 60 - Kyle Ivan Secor is an American television and movie actor, best known for his role as Detective Tim Bayliss on the crime drama Homicide: Life on the Street.

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Lorraine MacLean is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Lorraine MacLean Died at 68 (1904-1972) - Lorraine MacLean was an actress and a costume designer.

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Lynn LeMay is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Lynn LeMay age 56 - Lynn LeMay is an American pornographic actress. In Fall 2006 she founded the adult production company LeMayzing Pictures.

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Marjie Millar is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Marjie Millar Died at 35 (1931-1966) - Marjie Millar, was an American television and film actress. Born Marjorie Joy Miller to George W. and Eunice Miller in Tacoma, Washington.

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Mark Myers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Mark Myers age 49 - Mark Myers is a film and television producer, actor and screenwriter.

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Marvin Loback is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Marvin Loback Died at 42 (1896-1938) - Marvin Loback was an American film actor. He appeared in 112 films between 1916 and 1935. He was born in Tacoma, Washington and died in Los Angeles, California.

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Michael Manuel is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Michael Manuel Michael Manuel is an American actor. Michael received his acting training at Yale Drama School. He is perhaps best known for his role as Agent Craig in the film National Treasure: Book of ...more

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Nathan Gamble is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Nathan Gamble age 19 - Nathan Gamble is an American teen actor who made his feature film debut in Babel, for which he was nominated for a 2007 Young Artist Award.

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Pamela Burrell is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Pamela Burrell age 72 - Pamela Burrell is an actress.

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Pamela Reed is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Pamela Reed age 68 - Pamela Reed is an actor.

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Robert G. Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Robert G. Springsteen Died at 85 (1904-1989) - Robert G. Springsteen was a prolific American director of Hollywood B movies and television shows. He was most often credited on screen as R. G. Springsteen. Born in Tacoma, Washington in 1904, ...more

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Robert Kaelin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Robert Kaelin age 31 - Robert Kaelin is an actor.

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Robert Patten is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Robert Patten Died at 76 (1925-2001) - Robert Patten was an actor.

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Roman Heart is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Tacoma
Roman Heart age 31 - Roman Heart or Linc Madison is an American gay pornographic film actor. Under the name Linc Madison, he gave his first adult film performance in the 2004 movie Flesh, after which he signed a ...more