Famous American Playback Singers

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 1 Teri Hatcher

Teri Hatcher.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 8, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Palo Alto, California
Teri Hatcher is best known for her Golden Globe- and SAG Award-winning performance as Susan Mayer in Desperate Housewives. She also voiced Dottie in the Planes movies and was seen as Lois Lane in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and as Paris Carver in Tomorrow Never Dies.

 2 Skylar Astin

Skylar Astin.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 23, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York

Skylar Astin Lipstein is a sort of ‘pitch-perfect’ combination of acting and singing skills. He caught the attention of movie lovers with his success in the comedy film Pitch Perfect and its sequel Pitch Perfect 2, followed by 21 and Over. He also acted in a number of television series and featured in panel game show Match Game.

 3 Cybill Lynne Shepherd

Cybill Lynne Shepherd.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Cybill Shepherd is best known for her roles in films such as The Heartbreak Kid, Taxi Driver, and Alice. Fans also loved her for her Golden Globe-winning portrayals of Madelyn 'Maddie' Hayes in the series Moonlighting and Cybill Sheridan in the sitcom Cybill. She is a follower of goddess-worshipping Paganism.

 4 Stockard Channing

Stockard Channing.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 13, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Stockard Channing is an American actress best known for playing Abbey Bartlet on the political drama TV series The West Wing. Over the years, Channing has been contributing to the success of many TV series as an actress, for which she has received 13 Primetime Emmy Award nominations. A seven-time Tony Award nominee, Channing is also an important stage actress.

 5 Carroll O’Connor

Carroll O’Connor.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 21, 2001

Carroll O'Connor was an American actor, director, and producer. In a TV career that spanned 40 years, O'Connor popularized several fictional characters, including Archie Bunker from the sitcom All in the Family, for which he received four Emmy Awards. In 1996, he was ranked 38th on the 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time list published by TV Guide.

 6 Kristy McNichol

Kristy McNichol.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 11, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Kristy McNichol is a retired American comedian, singer, and actress. After being born into a middle-class family, McNichol started acting at a young age and went on to become one of the most popular teen stars of her generation. After her retirement, Kristy McNichol devoted her time to charity work and taught acting in Los Angeles.

 7 Maggie Siff

Maggie Siff.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 21, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City

Maggie Siff is best known as Tara Knowles from Sons of Anarchy and Rachel Katz from Mad Men. She was also part of the film The 5th Wave and the series Billions. She has promoted Betterment, a robo-advising service, and was part of the podcast You Must Remember This.

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 8 Dennis Weaver

Dennis Weaver.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 4, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Joplin, Missouri, United States
Died: February 24, 2006
Dennis Weaver is best known as Chester Goode/Proudfoot from Gunsmoke and as Deputy Marshal Sam McCloud from McCloud. He initially ran track and field, but his failure to qualify for the U.S. Olympic decathlon team made him join films. He had also been the president of the Screen Actors Guild.

 9 Russ Tamblyn

Russ Tamblyn.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 30, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Russ Tamblyn is an American actor and dancer who received an Academy Award nomination for his work in the 1957 drama film, Peyton Place. Trained as a gymnast, Tamblyn's acrobatic skills were put to use in films, such as West Side Story. Apart from acting in films and TV series, Russ Tamblyn also worked as a choreographer during the 1980s.

 10 Holly Robinson Peete

Holly Robinson Peete
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

 11 Sara Paxton

Sara Paxton.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California

Sara Paxton is best known as Darcy Fields from the series Darcy's Wild Life. Fans also loved her in the movies The Front Runner and The Last House on the Left. The Young Artist Award-winning actor has also experimented with pop/rock music and voiced characters in SpongeBob SquarePants.

 12 Bryan Greenberg

Bryan Greenberg.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 24, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska
Bryan Greenberg is best known as Ben Epstein from How to Make It in America and Jake Jagielski from One Tree Hill. His other notable projects include the series October Road and the movie Bride Wars. He had started with children's theater and had then moved on to commercials.

 13 Steve Kazee

Steve Kazee.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ashland, Kentucky

Steve Kazee is an American singer and actor. Best known for his work in theatre, Steve Kazee received a Tony Award in 2012 under the Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical category for his performance in the musical, Once. For his work in Once, Steve Kazee also won the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.

 14 Robby Benson

Robby Benson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States

Robby Benson is an American actor, filmmaker, composer, singer, and teacher. He gained popularity in the late-1970s when he established himself as a teen idol, appearing in films like Ice Castles and One on One. Apart from being an entertainer, Robby Benson is also a fundraiser and activist for heart research.

 15 Olivia Olson

Olivia Olson.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles

Olivia Olson is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She made her film debut at the age of 10, playing Joanna Anderson in the film, Love Actually, in which she was seen singing All I Want for Christmas Is You; her skills as a singer was praised and Olson landed several voice roles in TV series, such as Phineas and Ferb.

 16 Donald O'Connor

Donald O'Connor
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 28, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: September 27, 2003

 17 Madison Davenport

Madison Davenport.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 22, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States

 18 Andrea Navedo

Andrea Navedo.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States

 19 Anson Williams

Anson Williams.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 25, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, US

 20 Sharon Leal

Sharon Leal.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona
Sharon Leal is best known as Michelle Morris from Dreamgirls and as Dianne Brock from the Why Did I Get Married? franchise. Fans also loved her as Dahlia Crede in Guiding Light and as Marilyn Sudor in Boston Public. She has also been part of the Broadway rock musical Rent.

 21 Michael Paré

Michael Paré.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 9, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York

 22 Mamie Van Doren

Mamie Van Doren.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 6, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rowena, South Dakota, United States

Mamie Van Doren is an American former model, singer, and actress. Van Doren achieved popularity during the 1950s and is best known for her performance in the 1957 American teen film Untamed Youth. In 2005, she was honored with a Golden Palm Star. She also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 23 Nikki DeLoach

Nikki DeLoach.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Waycross, Georgia, United States

Ashlee Nicole DeLoach, popularly known as Nikki DeLoach, is an American actress best known for playing Lacey Hamilton in the popular teen comedy-drama TV series, Awkward. Before establishing herself as an actress, DeLoach was part of the All-New Mickey Mouse Club, which also included future stars like Ryan Gosling, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Keri Russell, and Christina Aguilera.

 24 Hope Davis

Hope Davis.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 23, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey
Hope Davis is best known for her roles in films such as About Schmidt and Synecdoche, New York. She also delivered a Tony-winning performance in the Broadway play God of Carnage. Fans also loved her Emmy-nominated performances in the series In Treatment and the TV film The Special Relationship.

 25 Roger Bart

Roger Bart.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 29, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Norwalk, Connecticut

 26 Edgar Buchanan

Edgar Buchanan.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 20, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Humansville, Missouri
Died: April 4, 1979

 27 Darla Hood

Darla Hood.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 8, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leedey, Oklahoma
Died: June 13, 1979

 28 Aubrey Peeples

Aubrey Peeples
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 27, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lake Mary, Florida, USA

 29 Zach Callison

Zach Callison.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Best known for voicing Steven Universe in the TV series and film franchise of the same name, Zach Callison had started acting at age 7. He has also voiced Billy Batson in several DC films, appeared in the series The Goldbergs, and released alternative rock and rap rock singles.

 30 Larry Storch

Larry Storch.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 8, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

 31 Marissa Jaret Winokur

Marissa Jaret Winokur.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 2, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 32 Liz Torres

Liz Torres
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 27, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

 33 Sheb Wooley

Sheb Wooley.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Erick, Oklahoma, United States
Died: September 16, 2003

 34 Forrest Tucker

Forrest Tucker.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Plainfield, Indiana, United States
Died: October 25, 1986

 35 Celeste Holm

Celeste Holm.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 29, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: July 15, 2012

 36 Ed Ames

Ed Ames
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 9, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Malden, Massachusetts, USA

 37 Frank Bonner

Frank Bonner.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 28, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

 38 Jo Stafford

Jo Stafford.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 12, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Coalinga, California, United States
Died: July 16, 2008

 39 Emily Morris

Emily Morris.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia