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Famous Film Actors From Yakima

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

This list contains items like Sam Kinison and Kyle MacLachlan.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Yakima?" and "Which famous actors were born in Yakima?"
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Aaron Heinzen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Yakima
Aaron Heinzen Age 39, Credits: Perfect 10

Birthplace: USA, Yakima, Washington

Nationality: United States of America

Aaron Heinzen is a former American soccer player who played professionally for three seasons with Portland Timbers before being released in 2005.
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Barbara La Marr is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Yakima
Dec. at 30 (1896-1926), Credits: Souls for Sale, Trifling Women & Quincy Adams Sawyer

Birthplace: Yakima, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Barbara La Marr (born Reatha Dale Watson; July 28, 1896 – January 30, 1926) was an American film actress and screenwriter who appeared in 27 films during her career between 1920 and 1926. La ...more

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Christopher Wiehl is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Yakima
Age 48, Credits: Can't Hardly Wait, Hollywood Homicide & The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy

Birthplace: Yakima, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Dick Wiehl

Christopher Wiehl (born (1970-10-29)October 29, 1970) is an American actor.
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Colleen Miller is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Yakima
Age 86, Credits: Man in the Shadow, Playgirl & Gunfight at Comanche Creek

Birthplace: Yakima, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Colleen Miller is an American actress. She has been in several movies such as Gunfight at Comanche Creek and Four Guns to the Border. She currently resides in California
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Diane E. Benson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Yakima
Age 64, Credits: White Fang

Birthplace: Washington, Western United States, Northwestern United States, United States of America, United States, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Children: Latseen Benson

Diane E. Benson (born May 10, 1954) is an Alaskan politician, inspirational speaker, video production consultant, published writer and dramatist. On August 24, 2010, she became the Democratic ...more
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Gloria Grafton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Yakima
Gloria Grafton Dec. at 85 (1909-1994), Credits: Cry "Havoc"

Birthplace: USA, Yakima, Washington

Nationality: United States of America

Gloria Grafton was an actress.
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Mario Batali is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Yakima
Age 58, Credits: Fantastic Mr. Fox, Bitter Feast & As Cool as I Am

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Armandino Batali, Marilyn LaFramboise

Children: Leo Batali, Benno Batali

Mario Francesco Batali (born September 19, 1960) is an American chef, writer, restaurateur, and media personality. Batali formerly co-owned restaurants in New York City; Las Vegas; Los Angeles ...more

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Janet Waldo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Yakima
Age 95, Credits: Jetsons: The Movie, The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones & Once Upon a Forest

Birthplace: Yakima, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Children: Lucy Lee, Jonathan Barlow Lee

Janet Marie Waldo (February 4, 1919 – June 12, 2016) was an American radio and voice actress. In animation, she voiced Judy Jetson, Nancy in Shazzan, Penelope Pitstop, and Josie in Josie and the ...more
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Jim Rohn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Yakima
Jim Rohn Dec. at 79 (1930-2009), Credits: Time Chasers

Birthplace: USA, Yakima, Washington

Nationality: United States of America

Emanuel James Rohn (September 17, 1930 – December 5, 2009) professionally known as Jim Rohn, was an American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker.
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Joseph McKelheer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Yakima

Birthplace: USA, Yakima, Washington

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Jane McKelheer

Joseph McKelheer is an actor and a film producer.
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Kyle MacLachlan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Yakima
Age 60, Credits: Blue Velvet, The Doors & Showgirls

Birthplace: Yakima, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Kent McLachlan

Children: Callum Lyon MacLachlan

Kyle Merritt MacLachlan (; born February 22, 1959) is an American actor. MacLachlan is best known for his role as Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks (1990–1991; 2017) and its film prequel Twin Peaks: ...more

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Monte Rawlins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Yakima
Monte Rawlins

Birthplace: USA, Yakima, Washington

Nationality: United States of America

Monte Rawlins, born Dean Calvin Spencer (February 21, 1907 – July 13, 1988), also called Monte "Alamo" Rawlins, was a short-lived western film star of the late 1930s, often dubbed The ...more
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Robert A. Guthrie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Yakima
Robert A. Guthrie Age 39, Credits: The New Guy and Expiration Date

Birthplace: USA, Yakima, Washington

Nationality: United States of America

Robert A. Guthrie is an actor.
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Sam Kinison is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Yakima
Dec. at 39 (1953-1992), Credits: Back to School, Savage Dawn & Sam Kinison: Breaking the Rules

Birthplace: Yakima, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Parents: Marie Kinison, Samuel Kinison

Samuel Burl Kinison (; December 8, 1953 – April 10, 1992) was an American stand-up comedian and actor. A former Pentecostal preacher, he performed stand-up routines that were most often ...more

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