Famous Sri Lankan Actors

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Bernard White
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Birthdate: June 8, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranjan Ramanayake
(One of the Most Popular and Celebrated Sri Lankan Actors of His Generation)
Ranjan Ramanayake
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Birthdate: March 11, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Negombo, Sri Lanka

Ranjan Ramanayake is a Sri Lankan former politician, film director, actor, script writer, and singer. He achieved immense popularity during the 1990s, when he appeared in many Sinhala language films. One of the most popular and celebrated Sri Lankan actors of his generation, Ranjan Ramanayake has won numerous awards, including nine Sarasaviya Awards.

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Jackson Anthony
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Birthdate: July 8, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Podiwee Kumbura, Ragama, Sri Lanka
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Vijaya Kumaratunga
(One of the Most Prominent Icons of Sri Lankan Cinema)
Vijaya Kumaratunga
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Birthdate: October 9, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ja-Ela, Sri Lanka
Died: February 16, 1988

Vijaya Kumaratunga was a Sri Lankan actor, politician, and playback singer. He is often counted among the most prominent icons of Sri Lankan cinema. Vijaya Kumaratunga was also an important politician and is credited with founding the Sri Lanka Mahajana Party. From 1978 until his murder in 1988, Vijaya Kumaratunga was married to former President Chandrika Kumaranatunga.

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Hemal Ranasinghe
(Actor, Model)
Hemal Ranasinghe
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Birthdate: August 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Matale, Sri Lanka
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Saranga Disasekara
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Birthdate: January 31, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kalubowila, Sri Lanka
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Jayalath Manoratne
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Birthdate: June 12, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dehipe, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
Died: January 12, 2020
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Gamini Fonseka
(One of the Greatest Actors in the History of Sinhala Cinema)
Gamini Fonseka
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Birthdate: March 21, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dehiwala, Sri Lanka
Died: September 30, 2004

Gamini Fonseka was a Sri Lankan actor, politician, and film director. He achieved popularity during the 1960s and 1970s and is often counted among the greatest actor in the history of Sinhala cinema. He was the recipient of numerous awards, including 14 Sarasaviya Awards. Also a prominent politician, Fonseka was the Governor of North Eastern Province from 1995 to 1998.

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D. R. Nanayakkara
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Birthdate: March 15, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kolonnawa, Sri Lanka
Died: January 4, 1989
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Hiran Abeysekera
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Birthdate: 1986 AD
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
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Kamal Addararachchi
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Birthdate: February 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
Isuru Lokuhettiarachchi
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Birthdate: March 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Matara, Sri Lanka
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Bimal Jayakody
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Birthdate: June 21, 0000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
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Roshan Ravindra
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Birthplace: Sri Lanka
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Roshan Ranawana
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Birthdate: March 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wattala, Sri Lanka
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Henry Jayasena
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Birthdate: July 6, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gampaha, Sri Lanka
Died: November 11, 2009
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Ravindra Randeniya
(Sri Lankan Actor)
Ravindra Randeniya
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Birthdate: June 5, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dalugama, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Ravindra Randeniya is a Sri Lankan actor best known for his performance in the 1972 Lester James Peries' movie Desa Nisa. He achieved immense popularity during the 1970s and 1980s and has won six Sarasaviya Awards so far. Ravindra Randeniya is also credited with hosting a popular quiz show called Mind Star on ITN.

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Pubudu Chathuranga
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Birthdate: November 12, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Galle, Sri Lanka
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Freddie Silva
(Actor, Singer)
Freddie Silva
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Birthdate: February 6, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Puwakaramba, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Died: October 29, 2001
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Sriyantha Mendis
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Birthdate: October 25, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
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Jeewan Kumaranatunga
(Sri Lankan Actor and Politician)
Jeewan Kumaranatunga
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Birthdate: November 7, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Seeduwa, Sri Lanka

Jeewan Kumaranatunga is a Sri Lankan actor and politician. He is known for his service as the Minister of Youth Affairs, Minister of Lands & Land Development, as well as Minister of Posts & Telecommunication between 2000 and 2015. As an actor, Jeewan Kumaranatunga has played important roles in films like Rathu Makara, Asipatha Mamai, and Gedera Budun Amma.

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Channa Perera
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Birthdate: August 16, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Jayalal Rohana
(Actor, Writer)
Jayalal Rohana
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Birthdate: November 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Died: February 11, 2021
Dhananjaya Siriwardena
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Birthplace: Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Menaka Rajapakse
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Birthdate: May 24, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
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Chathuranga Kodithuwakku
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Birthdate: August 16, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Homagama, Sri Lanka