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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
    Adam Curry

    Adam Curry

    Age: 55

    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

    NationalityNetherlands, United States of America

    ChildrenChristina Curry

    Adam Clark Curry (born September 3, 1964) is a podcaster, announcer, internet entrepreneur and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2

    Adam Dunnells

    Age: 39

    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.
  • 4

    Adam Wright

    Age: 40

    Films Acted In#1 Cheerleader Camp

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Adam Wright is an actor.
  • 5
    Afemo Omilami

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

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenJuanita Omilami, Awodele Omilami

    Afemo Omilami (born December 13, 1950) is an American actor.
  • 6
    Aimee Mann

    Aimee Mann

    Age: 59

    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... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Al Foster

    Al Foster

    Age: 76

    Films Acted InAl Foster: The Paris Concert

    BirthplaceRichmond, Virginia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Al Foster (born January 18, 1943) is an American jazz drummer. Foster played with Miles Davis... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Al Jennings

    Al Jennings

    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... more on Wikipedia
  • 9

    Alan Sader

    Age: 79

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

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia, Bruington, Virginia

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 10

    Alice Beardsley

    Age: 94

    Films Acted InThe Shopping Bag Lady

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia, Richmond

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alice Beardsley is an actor.
  • 11
    Alison Ebbert

    Alison Ebbert

    Alison Ebbert is an actress.
  • 12

    Al Gettel

    Dec. at 88 (1917-2005)

    Films Acted InThe Tin Star

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia, Norfolk

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Allen Jones "Al" "Two Gun" Gettel (September 17, 1917 – April 8, 2005) was a Major League... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Allen Iverson

    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

    ChildrenIsaiah Rahsaan Iverson, Messiah Lauren Iverson, Tiaura Iverson, Allen Iverson II, Dream Alijha Iverson

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  • 14

    Allison Argo

    Age: 66

    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

    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Amber Cather is an actress.
  • 16

    Amy Ziff

    Age: 60

    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.
  • 17

    Angie Hill

    Angie Hill is an actress.
  • 18
    Anita Carter

    Anita Carter

    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

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  • 19

    Ann Mason

    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.
  • 20
    Ann Savoy

    Ann Savoy

    Age: 67

    Films Acted InDivine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia, Richmond

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenWilson Savoy, Joel Savoy

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

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  • 21

    Anneliza Scott

    Age: 54

    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

    Anthony Wanzer

    Age: 42

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

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Anthony Wanzer is an actor.
  • 23
    Anthony Ward Clark

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

    BirthplaceLynchburg, Virginia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 24
    Antonio D. Charity

    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.
  • 25

    Archie Savage

    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.