Actors From Arkansas

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Arkansas has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include Billy Bob Thornton, Ne-Yo, Glen Campbell, Wes Bentley, Alan Ladd and others.
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Billy Bob Thornton
(Best Known for Directing, Writing and Starring in the 1996 Drama Film 'Sling Blade')
Billy Bob Thornton
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Birthdate: August 4, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo

One of the few celebrities who have been open about their aversion towards celebrity culture, Billy Bob Thornton has had quite an impact on the entertainment industry as an actor, director, writer, and musician. He suffers from OCD and a phobia of antique furniture. He hates French antiques and can spot the imitation antiques from a far distance.

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Glen Campbell
(Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Actor and TV Host)
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Birthdate: April 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 8, 2017

Glen Campbell was an American TV host, actor, singer-songwriter, and guitarist. Regarded as one of the most successful musicians ever, Campbell sold more than 45 million records, which included a double-platinum album, four platinum albums, and 12 gold albums, in a career spanning 50 years. In 2014, he became the subject of a documentary titled Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me.

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Wes Bentley
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Ricky Fitts’ in the Film ‘American Beauty')
Wes Bentley
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Birthdate: September 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo

Wes Bentley is an American actor known for portraying prominent characters in popular films like The Hunger Games. He became one of the subjects in the 2009 documentary My Big Break, which focuses on his fame and struggles with drug and alcohol addiction. He took professional help to deal with his addiction and is currently on the path to recovery.

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Josh Lucas
(American Actor Who Has Been Successful in Both Series and Movies)
Josh Lucas
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Birthdate: June 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Ne-Yo
(American Singer-songwriter And Record Producer)
Ne-Yo
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Birthdate: October 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Grammy-winning R&B/pop singer-songwriter Ne-Yo soared to fame with his debut album, In My Own Words, which included the Billboard 200-topping track So Sick. He is also known for his tracks Let Me Love You, Closer, and Miss Independent. He has been a judge on the show World of Dance.
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Alan Ladd
(Actor and Film Producer)
Alan Ladd
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Birthdate: September 3, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: January 29, 1964
Alan Ladd soared to fame with Westerns and film noir of the 1940s-1950s. He often paired up with Veronica Lake and also appeared in radio plays. Some of his hits were The Blue Dahlia, The Carpetbaggers, and The Great Gatsby. He died of an accidental overdose of alcohol and drugs.
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Levon Helm
(Singer, Musician, Autobiographer, Composer, Actor, Mandolinist, Drummer, Songwriter)
Levon Helm
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Birthdate: May 26, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 19, 2012
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Clark Duke
(Actor)
Clark Duke
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Birthdate: May 5, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus

Actor, comedian, and director, Clark Duke, is best known for playing Clark Green in the TV series, The Office. While studying at Loyola Marymount University, he teamed up with Michael Cera to create the web series, Clark and Michael. Since then, he has acted in, produced, and directed many TV shows and films.

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Rudy Ray Moore
(Comedian and Actor Known for His Character ‘Dolemite’ in the Film ‘Dolemite’ and its Sequels)
Rudy Ray Moore
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Birthdate: March 17, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 19, 2008

A multifaceted personality, Rudy Ray Moore was a comedian, singer, actor, and film producer. He is remembered for playing the title character in the crime comedy film, Dolemite, and its sequels. He served in the army as a young man and began his career in the entertainment industry following his discharge. Many black comedians consider him an inspiration.

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Dick Powell
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Birthdate: November 14, 1904
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 2, 1963
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Sid Eudy
(Wrestlers)
Sid Eudy
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Birthdate: December 16, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Gil Gerard
(Actor)
Gil Gerard
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Birthdate: January 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Daniel Davis
(Actor,Soundtrack)
Daniel Davis
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Birthdate: November 26, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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George Newbern
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Birthdate: December 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Luenell
(Actress)
Luenell
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Birthdate: March 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Corin Nemec
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Birthdate: November 5, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Laurence Luckinbill
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Birthdate: November 21, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Frank Bonner
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Birthdate: February 28, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 16, 2021
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Louis Jordan
(Singer, Actor, Saxophonist, Jazz musician)
Louis Jordan
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Birthdate: July 8, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: February 4, 1975
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Ben Moody
(Musician)
Ben Moody
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Birthdate: January 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Roger Clinton, Jr.
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Birthdate: July 25, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
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Matt Besser
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Birthdate: September 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
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William Warfield
(American Singer and Actor)
William Warfield
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Birthdate: January 2, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 25, 2002
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Hart Denton
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Birthdate: June 20, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini