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Famous Film Actors From West Virginia

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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
age 39
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
Dec. 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 73
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
age 56
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 Dec. 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
age 63
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
Dec. 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
age 71
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 Dec. 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 39
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
age 58
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 39
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
age 80
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
age 83
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
age 81
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
age 58
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
age 78
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 Dec. 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
age 87
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
age 66
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
age 65
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
age 36
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
age 69
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
age 47
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
age 56
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