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

Examples of items on this list include Pam Grier and Ben Folds.

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

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Allison Tyler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Allison Tyler age 32 - Allison Tyler is an actress.

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Amy Frye is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Amy Frye age 42 - Amy Frye is an actress.

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Austin Highsmith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Austin Highsmith age 36 - Austin Highsmith is a film actress.

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Ben Folds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Ben Folds age 51 - Benjamin Scott "Ben" Folds is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. From 1995 to 2000, Folds was the frontman and pianist of the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five. ...more

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Burgess Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Burgess Jenkins age 44 - Burgess Jenkins is an American actor.

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Charles Grant is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Charles Grant age 60 - Charles Grant, also listed as Charles Flohe or Charles Floye, is an American actor most notably recognized for his role as Connor McCabe on NBC's soap opera Santa Barbara. He portrayed the role ...more

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Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance Died at 42 (1890-1932) - Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance, born Sylvester Clark Long, was an American journalist, writer and actor from Winston-Salem, North Carolina who became internationally prominent as a spokesman for ...more

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Chip Thomas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Chip Thomas age 39 - Chip Thomas is an actor.

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Christopher McDaniel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Christopher McDaniel age 37 - Christopher McDaniel is an actor.

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Crystal Largen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Crystal Largen age 34 - Crystal Largen is an actress.

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Dandy Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Dandy Stevenson age 66 - Dandy Stevenson is an actress.

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Darwin Joston is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Darwin Joston Died at 61 (1937-1998) - Francis Darwin Solomon was an American actor known professionally as Darwin Joston. Joston began his career as a New York stage actor, and he appeared in many popular television shows during the ...more

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Donna Overcash is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Donna Overcash age 54 - Donna Overcash is an actress.

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Frances Raeburn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Frances Raeburn Died at 52 (1924-1976) - Frances Raeburn was an actress.

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George Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
George Reynolds George Reynolds is an actor.

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Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Happy Hairston Died at 59 (1942-2001) - Harold "Happy" Hairston was an American professional basketball player. He played for the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA. He was a member of the 1971–72 NBA championship Lakers, a team ...more

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Harold Nicholas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Harold Nicholas Died at 79 (1921-2000) - Harold Lloyd Nicholas was an American dancer specializing in tap. He was the younger half of the world-famous tap-dancing pair the Nicholas Brothers, known as two of the world's greatest ...more

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Harvey Hester is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Harvey Hester Died at 72 (1895-1967) - Harvey Hester is an actor.

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Herbert Duncanson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Herbert Duncanson age 57 - Herbert Duncanson is an actor, body builder and wrestler.

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Howard Cosell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Howard Cosell Died at 77 (1918-1995) - Howard William Cosell was an American sports journalist who was widely known for his blustery, cocksure personality. Cosell said of himself, "Arrogant, pompous, obnoxious, vain, cruel, ...more

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Jackée Harry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Jackée Harry age 61 - Jacqueline Yvonne "Jackée" Harry, better known mononymously as Jackée, is an American actress and television personality, best known for her roles as Sandra Clark, the ...more

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Jacob Leinbach is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Jacob Leinbach age 21 - Jacob Leinbach is an actor.

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Jennifer Ehle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Jennifer Ehle age 48 - Jennifer Anne Ehle is an American actress of stage and screen. She is perhaps best known for her role as Elizabeth Bennet in the successful 1995 miniseries Pride and Prejudice, which won her the ...more

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Jihmi Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Jihmi Kennedy age 61 - Jihmi Kennedy is an American actor who is best known for his roles in Glory and Gung Ho. After co-starring in several notable films during the 1980s, he quit acting and worked as a teacher in ...more

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Jill Wagner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Jill Wagner age 38 - Jill Suzanne Wagner is an American television actress, model, and game show personality. She has been a co-host for the ABC summer reality show Wipeout since 2008.

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John Harrington Bland is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
John Harrington Bland age 49 - John Harrington Bland is an actor.

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John L. Adams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
John L. Adams age 47 - John L. Adams is an American film and television actor. After attending Winston-Salem State University, Adams moved to Los Angeles where he began a career as a stand-up comic, performing at such ...more

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Josh Manning is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Josh Manning Josh Manning is an actor.

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Julianna Guill is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Julianna Guill age 30 - Julianna Guill is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Bree in the 2009 film Friday the 13th and Scarlet Haukkson in the webisode series My Alibi. She also co-starred in the ...more

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Kathryn Grayson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Kathryn Grayson Died at 88 (1922-2010) - Kathryn Grayson was an American actress and soprano. From the age of twelve, Grayson trained as an opera singer. She was under contract to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer by the early 1940s, soon ...more

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Kenneth Utt is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Kenneth Utt Died at 73 (1921-1994) - Kenneth Utt, was an American film producer and unit production manager, notable for producing The Silence of the Lambs, for which he won an Oscar for Best Picture.

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Marc Johnson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Marc Johnson age 40 - Marc Johnson is a professional skateboarder who is best known for founding the Enjoi skateboard brand and receiving the Thrasher "Skater of the Year" award in 2007.

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Michael Butler is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Michael Butler age 99 - Michael Butler is an actor.

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Milt Britton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Milt Britton Died at 54 (1894-1948) - Milt Britton was an actor and musician.

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Pam Grier is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Pam Grier age 68 - Pamela Suzette "Pam" Grier is an American actress. She became famous in the early 1970s after starring in a string of moderately successful women in prison and blaxploitation films ...more

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Robert Leh is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Robert Leh age 67 - Robert Leh is a film actor and screenwriter.

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Rolonda Watts is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Rolonda Watts age 58 - Rolonda Watts is an American actress, producer, voice over artist, novelist, motivational speaker, and television and radio talk show host. She was the host of eponymous Rolonda, an ...more

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Walt Bost is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Walt Bost age 45 - Walter Boost is a film producer, film director, screenwriter, film editor and an actor.

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Zach Brown is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winston-Salem
Zach Brown age 35 - Zach Brown is an actor, screenwriter and film producer.