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Famous Film Actors From Virginia

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

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This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Virginia?" and "Which famous actors were born in Virginia?"
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  • 1
    Age: 56

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia

    NationalityNetherlands, United States of America

    ChildrenChristina Curry

    Adam Clark Curry (born September 3, 1964) is a podcaster, announcer, internet entrepreneur and media personality, known for his stint as VJ on MTV and being one of the first celebrities personally to...  more
  • 2

    Films Acted InThe Woods Have Eyes

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia, Leesburg

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Adam Dunnells is an actor....
  • 3

    Films Acted InSydney White, Bring It On: In It to Win It, Whatever It Takes, Drowning Mona, Route 666

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Adam Vernier is an actor....  more
  • 4

    Films Acted In#1 Cheerleader Camp

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Adam Wright is an actor....
  • 5

    Films Acted InForrest Gump, Remember the Titans, The Blind Side, Glory, Trading Places

    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenJuanita Omilami, Awodele Omilami

    Afemo Omilami (born December 13, 1950) is an American actor....  more
  • 6
    Age: 60

    Films Acted InThe Big Lebowski, An All-Star Tribute to Brian Wilson, Circuit 1:6, Largo, Pleased to Meet Me

    BirthplaceRichmond, Virginia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Aimee Mann (born September 8, 1960) is an American singer-songwriter. Mann began her career in the 1980s as the bassist and a vocalist for 'Til Tuesday, and wrote their top-ten single "Voices Carry"....  more

    #352 of 488 The Best Rock Vocalists#84 of 151 The Best Female Rock Singers#502 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

  • 7
    Age: 77

    Films Acted InAl Foster: The Paris Concert

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia, Richmond

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Al Foster (born January 18, 1943) is an American jazz drummer. Foster played with Miles Davis during the 1970s and was one of the few people to have contact with Davis during his retirement from...  more
  • 8
    Dec. at 98 (1863-1961)

    Films Acted InSong of the Gringo

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alphonso J. "Al" Jennings (November 25, 1863 – December 26, 1961) was an attorney in Oklahoma Territory who at one time robbed trains. He later became a silent film star and made many appearances in...  more
  • 9
    Age: 80

    Films Acted InLincoln, Evan Almighty, The Prince of Tides, Gore Vidal's Lincoln, Stonebrook

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia, Bruington, Virginia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alan Sader (born February 12, 1940) is an American TV, film, and stage actor. He is perhaps best known for being the television spokesperson for ChildFund International (formerly Christian Children's...  more
  • 10

    Films Acted InThe Shopping Bag Lady

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia, Richmond

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alice Beardsley is an actor....
  • 11
    Alison Ebbert is an actress....
  • 12
    Dec. at 88 (1917-2005)

    Films Acted InThe Tin Star

    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Allen Jones "Al" "Two Gun" Gettel (September 17, 1917 – April 8, 2005) was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1945 to 1955 with several teams. He batted and threw right-handed. Gettel...  more
  • 13

    Films Acted InImagine That, Fat Joe: Follow the Don, 1 Love, NBA: Lights Out!, The Game: Vol. 1

    BirthplaceHampton, Virginia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsAllen Broughton, Ann Iverson

    ChildrenMessiah Lauren Iverson, Isaiah Rahsaan Iverson, Dream Alijha Iverson, Allen Iverson II, Tiaura Iverson

    Allen Ezail Iverson (; born June 7, 1975), nicknamed "the Answer", is an American former professional basketball player. He played 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) at both the...  more

    #15 of 289 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#7 of 175 The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History#6 of 150 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History

  • 14

    Films Acted InThe Gift

    BirthplaceRichmond, Virginia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Allison Argo is an actress, television and film producer, director, editor and screenwriter....
  • 15

    Films Acted InAlfie, Just My Luck, Duane Incarnate

    BirthplaceWinchester, USA, Virginia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Amber Cather is an actress....  more
  • 16
    Age: 61

    Films Acted InIt's Pat, Life with Mikey

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Amy Ziff is an actress and a member of the musical group Betty....  more
  • 17
    Angie Hill is an actress....
  • 18
    Dec. at 66 (1933-1999)

    Films Acted InJohnny Cash! The Man, His World, His Music, Road to Nashville, Johnny Cash: Cash for Kenya: Live in Johnstown

    BirthplaceMaces Spring, Virginia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsMaybelle Carter, Ezra J. Carter

    ChildrenLorrie Frances Davis, John Christopher Davis

    Ina Anita Carter (March 31, 1933 – July 29, 1999), the youngest daughter of Ezra and Mother Maybelle Carter, was a versatile American singer who experimented with several different types of music and...  more
  • 19
    Dec. at 50 (1898-1948)

    Films Acted InDeliverance

    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ann Mason was an actress and film producer....  more
  • 20
    Age: 68

    Films Acted InDivine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

    BirthplaceRichmond, Virginia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenJoel Savoy, Wilson Savoy

    Ann Savoy (; born Ann Allen on January 20, 1952) is a musician, author, and record producer....  more
  • 21

    Films Acted InDemolition Man, Disclosure, Losing Control, Confessions of a Sexist Pig, Bloodfist VII: Manhunt

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Anneliza Scott is an actress....
  • 22

    Films Acted InThe Bourne Ultimatum, Hannibal, How Do You Know

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Anthony Wanzer is an actor....
  • 23

    Films Acted InThe Rock, Paid in Full, Dogfight, The Thing Called Love, The Rage

    BirthplaceLynchburg, Virginia, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Anthony Higgins Clark (born April 4, 1964) is an American actor and comedian who starred in the television series Yes, Dear, in which he played the character Greg Warner....  more
  • 24

    Films Acted InCry Wolf, Over Her Dead Body, It Runs in the Family, Hopelessly in June, Carnal Innocence

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsJames D. Charity, Emily M. Charity

    Antonio D. Charity is a film actor....  more
  • 25
    Dec. at 89 (1914-2003)

    Films Acted InLa Dolce Vita, Vera Cruz, His Majesty O'Keefe, Space Men

    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Archie Savage was a singer and an actor....  more