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

List items include Brad Paisley, Don Knotts and many more.

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

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Aaron Staton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Aaron Staton age 37 - Aaron Staton is an American actor, best known for his role as Ken Cosgrove in Mad Men since 2007 and for portraying Cole Phelps in the video game L.A. Noire, which got him a BAFTA Award ...more

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Ada "Bricktop" Smith Died at 90 (1894-1984) - Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise Virginia Smith, better known as Bricktop, was an American dancer, singer, vaudevillian, and self-described saloon-keeper who owned the nightclub Chez Bricktop ...more

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Alan R. Kessler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Alan R. Kessler age 71 - Alan R. Kessler is an actor.

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Allie Raye is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Allie Raye age 54 - Having served as writer, producer or star in numerous film and television projects for nearly twenty years, Allie Raye's colleagues find it hard to imagine the award-winning artist not standing ...more

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Amelita Ward is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Amelita Ward Died at 64 (1923-1987) - Amelita Ward was an American film actress. She played supporting roles in over twenty films between 1943 and 1949, generally in B Pictures such as Gangway for Tomorrow and The Falcon in Danger. ...more

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Ann Magnuson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Ann Magnuson age 61 - Ann Magnuson is an American actress, performance artist, and nightclub performer who first gained prominence in the 1985 film Desperately Seeking Susan. The New York Times described her as ...more

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Ann Muffly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Ann Muffly Died at 85 (1926-2011) - Ann Muffly was an actress.

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Anna Stuart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Anna Stuart age 69 - Anna Stuart is an actress.

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Art Hern is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Art Hern Died at 90 (1907-1997) - Art Hern was an actor.

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Ashley Stinnett is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Ashley Stinnett age 37 - Ashley Stinnett is an actor, film producer, film director, model and politician.

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Ashlie Rhey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Ashlie Rhey age 56 - Ashlie Rhey is an American actress and model. She has appeared in many low to medium-budget feature films in many genres.

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Beau Bowden is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Beau Bowden age 37 - Beau Bowden is an actor.

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Bernie Casey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Bernie Casey age 78 - Bernard Terry "Bernie" Casey is an American professional actor who initially had a career as an interscholastic, intercollegiate and professional football player. Casey was also a ...more

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Bill Mazeroski is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Bill Mazeroski age 81 - William Stanley Mazeroski, is an American former professional baseball player. Nicknamed "Maz", he spent his entire career in Major League Baseball as a second baseman for the ...more

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Bill Withers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Bill Withers age 79 - William Harrison "Bill" Withers, Jr. is an American singer-songwriter and musician who performed and recorded from 1970 until 1985. He recorded a number of major hits including ...more

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Carey Lowell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Carey Lowell age 56 - Carey Lowell is an American actress and former model.

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Billy Cox is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Billy Cox age 76 - William "Billy" Cox is an American bassist, best known for performing with Jimi Hendrix. Cox is the only surviving member of Jimi Hendrix's three main bands, including the original ...more

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Blanche Dee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Blanche Dee Died at 65 (1922-1987) - Blanche Dee was an actress.

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Blaze Starr is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Blaze Starr age 85 - Blaze Starr is an American former stripper and American burlesque star. Her vivacious presence and inventive use of stage props earned her the nickname "The Hottest Blaze in ...more

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Bob Huggins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Bob Huggins age 64 - Robert Edward "Bob" Huggins, nicknamed "Huggy Bear", is the head coach of the West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball team. Huggins previously held the head coaching ...more

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Bob Ney is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Bob Ney age 63 - Robert William "Bob" Ney is an American politician from the U.S. state of Ohio. In 2007 he was convicted on charges of corruption and served a 30-month jail sentence. A Republican, Ney ...more

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Bobby Campo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Bobby Campo age 34 - Robert Joseph "Bobby" Camposecco is an American actor. He is best remembered for playing the lead role as Nick O'Bannon in the 2009 horror film The Final Destination.

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Brad Dourif is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Brad Dourif age 67 - Bradford Claude Dourif, known as Brad Dourif, is an American actor, voice artist, and comedian who gained early fame for his portrayal of Billy Bibbit in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, which ...more

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Brad Paisley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Brad Paisley age 45 - Brad Douglas Paisley is an American country music singer-songwriter and musician. Starting with his 1999 debut album, Who Needs Pictures, he has released 10 studio albums and a Christmas ...more

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Brianne Siddall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Brianne Siddall age 54 - Brianne Siddall is an American voice actress. She is usually cast in the short kid role of a timid young boy. She was also a voice actress during the Power Rangers era who was active in the ...more

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Cary A. Davisson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Cary A. Davisson age 47 - Cary A. Davisson is an actor.

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Charles A. Bachman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Charles A. Bachman Died at 84 (1882-1966) - Charles A. Bachman was an American film comedy actor. He appeared in 29 films between 1923 to 1940 for the Hal Roach Studio, primarily in Our Gang shorts and Laurel and Hardy comedies.

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Charles Stalmaker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Charles Stalmaker Died at 79 (1933-2012) - Charles Stalmaker was an actor.

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Charlie Barnett is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Charlie Barnett Died at 42 (1954-1996) - Charlie Barnett was an American actor and comedian.

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Charlotte Wynters is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Charlotte Wynters Died at 92 (1899-1991) - Charlotte Wynters was an actress.

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Chaz Smith is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Chaz Smith age 56 - Chaz Smith is an actor.

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Chris Sarandon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Chris Sarandon age 75 - Christopher "Chris" Sarandon, Jr. is an American actor who is best known for playing Prince Humperdinck in the film The Princess Bride, the vampire Jerry Dandrige in Fright Night and ...more

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Chuck Yeager is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Chuck Yeager age 94 - Charles Elwood "Chuck" Yeager is a retired brigadier general in the United States Air Force and record-setting test pilot. In 1947, he became the first pilot confirmed to have traveled ...more

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Cindy Marie Martin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Cindy Marie Martin age 39 - Cindy Marie Martin is an actor and a film producer.

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Conchata Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Conchata Ferrell age 74 - The revision #0 of the page named "Conchata Ferrell" does not exist. This is usually caused by following an outdated history link to a page that has been deleted.Details can be found ...more

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Cora Sue Collins is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Cora Sue Collins age 90 - Cora Sue Collins is an American former child actress.

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Courtney Cummz is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Courtney Cummz age 36 - Courtney Cummz is an American pornographic actress, since around 2004.

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Darrell Fetty is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Darrell Fetty Darrell Fetty is an American actor, screenwriter and Emmy-nominated producer for his work on the History miniseries Hatfields & McCoys which has received a total of 16 nominations. He ...more

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David Selby is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
David Selby age 76 - David Lynn Selby is an American character and stage actor. He has worked in movies, soap operas and television. Selby is best known for playing the roles of Quentin Collins on the ABC-TV serial ...more

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Deacon Dawson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Deacon Dawson age 67 - Deacon Dawson is an actor.

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Devon Odessa is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Devon Odessa age 43 - Devon Odessa is an American actress best known for her role as Sharon Cherski on My So-Called Life. Odessa was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia, and brought up on a farm until moving to New ...more

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Don Knotts is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Don Knotts Died at 82 (1924-2006) - Jesse Donald "Don" Knotts was an American comedic actor best known for a 1968 film The Shakiest Gun in the West as Jesse W. Haywood and for his portrayal of Barney Fife on the 1960s ...more

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Jack Shea is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Jack Shea Died at 59 (1913-1972) - Jack Shea was an actor.

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Donn Andrew Simmons is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Donn Andrew Simmons age 47 - Donn Andrew Simmons is an actor.

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Donna Jo Boyce is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Donna Jo Boyce Died at 62 (1938-2000) - Donna Jo Boyce was an actress.

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Douglas Dick is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Douglas Dick age 97 - Douglas Dick is a retired American actor and psychiatrist.

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Ed Setrakian is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Ed Setrakian age 89 - Ed Setrakian is an actor.

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Eddie Baker is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Eddie Baker Died at 71 (1897-1968) - Eddie Baker was an American film actor. He appeared in 177 films between 1917 and 1965. He was born in Davis, West Virginia and died in Hollywood, California from emphysema.

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Edwin Catmull is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Edwin Catmull age 72 - Edwin Earl "Ed" Catmull is a computer scientist and current president of Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Animation Studios. As a computer scientist, Catmull has contributed to ...more

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Eleanor Steber is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From West Virginia
Eleanor Steber Died at 76 (1914-1990) - Eleanor Steber was an American operatic soprano. Steber is noted as one of the first major opera stars to have achieved the highest success with training and a career based in the United