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Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin

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

List features items like Heather Graham, Orson Welles, and many more

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Wisconsin?" and "Which famous actors were born in Wisconsin?"
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Aaron Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Aaron Jaeger Age 30, Credits: The Brotherhood VI: Initiation and Christmas Spirit

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Durand

Nationality: United States of America

Aaron Jaeger is an American commercial, theater, and film actor. Born in Durand, Wisconsin. Jaeger has appeared in several films, including Mr. Sadman (2009), American Royalty, Children Of ...more
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Aaron Yonda is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Age 46, Credits: Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager

Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Aaron Yonda (born January 19, 1973) is an American comedian, writer, actor, director, and YouTuber from Menomonie, Wisconsin.He voices the title character in Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager, a web ...more
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Abner Biberman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Dec. at 68 (1909-1977), Credits: His Girl Friday, Winchester '73 & Road to Morocco

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Abner Biberman (April 1, 1909 – June 20, 1977) was a Jewish-American actor, director, and screenwriter.
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Abner J. Mikva is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Age 93, Credits: Dave

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Abner Joseph Mikva (January 21, 1926 – July 4, 2016) was an American politician, federal judge, lawyer and law professor. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Mikva served in the United ...more
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Adam Leiphart is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Adam Leiphart Age 35, Credits: Mr. 3000

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Port Washington

Nationality: United States of America

Adam Leiphart is an actor, screenwriter and television producer.
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Adrienne Rusk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Age 34, Credits: The Social Network, Hot Tub Time Machine & Water for Elephants

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Adrienne Rusk is a film actress.
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Aimee Graham is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Age 47, Credits: From Dusk till Dawn, Jackie Brown & Brokedown Palace

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Nationality: United States of America

Aimee Lynn Graham is an American actress, and the younger sister of actress Heather Graham. Graham was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the daughter of Joan, a schoolteacher and noted author of ...more
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Al Molinaro is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin

Birthplace: Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Albert Francis "Al" Molinaro (born Umberto Francesco Molinaro; June 24, 1919 – October 30, 2015) was an American actor. He was known for his television sitcom roles as Al Delvecchio on ...more
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Alastair Surprise is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Age 44, Credits: Intelligence and Fellowship of the Dice

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Oconto

Nationality: United States of America

Alastair Surprise is an actor, screenwriter and television producer.
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Alexa Demara is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Alexa Demara

Birthplace: La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Alexa Demara is an American actress, model, writer, entrepreneur and martial artist. She is best known for her appearances on the nationally syndicated celebrity show Extra and It's Always Sunny ...more
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Alfred Lunt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Dec. at 85 (1892-1977), Credits: Show Business at War, Sally of the Sawdust & Lovers in Quarantine

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Alfred Davis Lunt Jr. (August 12, 1892 – August 3, 1977) was an American stage director and actor who had a long-time professional partnership with his wife, actress Lynn Fontanne. Broadway's ...more
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Alfredo Narciso is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Eau Claire

Nationality: United States of America

Alfredo Narciso is a film actor.
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Alisa Schulz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Alisa Schulz

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Racine

Nationality: United States of America

Alisa Schulz is an actress and a film producer.
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Allen Ludden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Dec. at 64 (1917-1981), Credits: Futureworld

Birthplace: Mineral Point, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Allen Ludden (born Allen Packard Ellsworth, October 5, 1917 – June 9, 1981) was an American television personality, actor, emcee and game show host, perhaps best known for having hosted various ...more
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Amina Munster is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Amina Munster Age 37, Credits: The Wizard of Gore, Screaming Masterpiece & Sucide Girls Must Die!

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Racine

Nationality: United States of America

Amina Munster is an actress.
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Amy Pietz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Age 49, Credits: Rudy, Prom & Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Nationality: United States of America

Amy Pietz (born March 6, 1969) is an American actress, known for her roles on television. She received Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series ...more
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Andrea Anders is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Age 43, Credits: Sex Drive, The Stepford Wives & Return To Zero

Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Andrea Anders (born May 10, 1975) is an American actress, known for her roles as Alex Garrett in the NBC sitcom Joey, Nicole Allen in the CBS sitcom The Class, and Linda Zwordling in the ABC ...more
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Andrew Swant is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Age 42, Credits: Jeff, Hamlet A.D.D. & Skinny Dip

Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Andrew Swant (born 1976 in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American filmmaker and artist best known for William Shatner's Gonzo Ballet, The Jeffrey Dahmer Files, and What What In the Butt. He attended ...more
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Andy Hurley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Age 38, Credits: The Young Blood Chronicles

Birthplace: Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Andrew John Hurley (born May 31, 1980) is an American musician. He is the drummer for the rock band Fall Out Boy. Prior to Fall Out Boy, Hurley played in several hardcore punk bands. He joined ...more

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Angela Oh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Age 36, Credits: What Women Want, Rebound & The Ultimate Life

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin

Nationality: United States of America

Angela Oh is an actress.
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Angie Jakusz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Age 38, Credits: Lucinda's Spell

Birthplace: Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Angie Jakusz is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Palau.
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Ann Risley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Age 69, Credits: Oliver's Story

Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Ann Risley (born September 30, 1949) is an American actress and comedian. She was a cast member of the TV series Saturday Night Live for the 12 episodes of the 1980–1981 season. These 12 ...more
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Ann Ryerson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Age 69, Credits: Caddyshack, Minority Report & Constantine

Birthplace: Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Ann Ryerson is an actress.
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Anna Dodge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin
Anna Dodge Dec. at 78 (1867-1945), Credits: Name the Man, The Still Alarm & Fiddlesticks

Birthplace: USA, Wisconsin, River Falls

Nationality: United States of America

Anna Dodge (October 18, 1867 - May 4, 1945) was an American silent film actress. Anna Dodge married another silent film actor George Hernandez and was frequently credited as Anna Hernandez.
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Anne McDaniels is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wisconsin

Birthplace: St. Croix Falls, USA, Wisconsin

Nationality: United States of America

Anne McDaniels is an actress.