Actors From Connecticut

Connecticut has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include Jonathan Brandis, Christopher Lloyd, Seth MacFarlane, Justin Long, Brian Dennehy and others.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Robert Mitchum

Robert Mitchum.
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: August 6, 1917
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 1, 1997
Robert Mitchum is best known for his film noirs, such as Undercurrent, and for defining the antihero in movies of the 1950s and 1960s. Fans loved him in The Story of G.I. and Joe and as U.S. Navy Captain Victor Henry in The Winds of War and its sequel.

 2 Christopher Lloyd

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 22, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra

Christopher Lloyd's popularity as an actor increased after he played Dr. Brown in one of the most popular film trilogies of all time - Back to the Future. The trilogy, which revolves around a time travel device, was responsible for stirring the imagination of many. With four failed marriages, Christopher might've hoped for a time machine in real life!

 3 Jonathan Brandis

Jonathan Brandis.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 13, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 12, 2003
Jonathan Brandis began as a child actor/model and made his acting debut with One Life to Live. He was best known for his Saturn Award-nominated performance in The Never Ending Story II and for his role of Lucas Wolenczak in seaQuest DSV. He eventually committed suicide due to depression.

 4 Paul Giamatti

Paul Giamatti.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 6, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini

Paul Giamatti is an American actor known for playing important roles in popular films like The Illusionist and The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Paul Giamatti became the subject of a famous campaign called Wax Paul Now, which inspired a short film. The short film was premiered in October 2019 at the Virginia Film Festival.

 5 Brian Dennehy

Brian Dennehy.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 9, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer

Brian Dennehy was a prolific stage actor with two Tony Awards under his belt. He is credited with exploring playwright Eugene O'Neill’s works and bringing his popular characters to life at Chicago's Goodman Theatre. Also an acclaimed television and film actor, Brian Dennehy appeared in more than 180 films and several TV series.

 6 Justin Long

Justin Long.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini

Justin Long is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for playing the boy next door characters, thanks to his looks and physique. Long was applauded for his courage when he shared his story of being victimized of drugging and abduction by a group of local individuals in Michigan. His story encouraged others to share their own stories.

 7 Dylan McDermott

Dylan McDermott
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Famous As: film actor, television actor, stage actor
Birthdate: October 26, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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 8 Evan Ross

Evan Ross.
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Famous As: Actor & Singer
Birthdate: August 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Evan Ross, son of singer Diana Ross and mountaineer Arne Næss Jr, gained prominence with his roles in ATL and The Hunger Games films. He is also an R&B singer. Fans loved him as Charlie Selby in 90210, Angel Rivera in Star, and Dre in 96 Minutes.

 9 James Van Der Beek

James William Van Der Beek, Jr.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 8, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces

 10 Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine .
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 24, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 8, 2012

Ernest Borgnine was an American actor well-known for his Cheshire cat grin and gruff but calm voice. An Academy Award winner, Borgnine's film career spanned over 60 years. Also known for his work on television, Ernest Borgnine voiced Mermaid Man, an important character in the popular series SpongeBob SquarePants. Ernest Borgnine's hometown Hamden, Connecticut named a street in his honor.

 11 Bob Crane

Bob Crane.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 13, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 29, 1978
Bob Crane was a radio show host before soaring to fame with his portrayal of Colonel Robert Hogan in the two-time Emmy-nominated series Hogan's Heroes. In his later career, he hosted The Bob Crane Show and performed in dinner theater. He was a victim of an unsolved homicide in 1978.

 12 Titus Welliver

Titus Welliver.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Titus Welliver, son of painter Neil Welliver, is best known for his roles of Jimmy O’Phelan in Sons of Anarchy, Silas Adams in Deadwood, and Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch in Bosch. He has also appeared in films such as Argo and Transformers: Age of Extinction and has narrated several audiobooks.  

 13 Thomas Sadoski

Thomas Sadoski.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Thomas Sadoski is best known as Don Keefer from The Newsroom. He is a seasoned theater actor, too, known for his Obie Award-winning performance in the play Other Desert Cities and his Tony- and Drama Desk-nominated role in Reasons to Be Pretty. He is also part of the non-profit INARA.

 14 Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Seth MacFarlane is best known as the creator of animated television series Family Guy and American Dad. He won many awards for Family Guy, including couple of Emmys. He also created and starred in the sci-fi comedy-drama television series The Orville. He’s worked in films too and acted in and directed Ted and Ted 2. He is also an accomplished singer.

 15 John Ratzenberger

John Ratzenberger
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Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: April 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries

 16 Gary Burghoff

Gary Burghoff.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini

Gary Burghoff is an American actor who is credited with originating the popular role of Charlie Brown in the 1967 Broadway musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. He is also known for originating the role of Walter Eugene O'Reilly in the 1970 black comedy war movie MASH and the popular TV series of the same name.

 17 Richard Belzer

Richard Belzer.
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Author
Birthdate: August 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Richard Belzer is best known as John Munch from the series Homicide: Life on the Street and Law & Order: SVU. He continued to play the role in several other series and a TV movie. He has also written several books on conspiracy theories, of which two became bestsellers.

 18 Nolan North

Nolan North
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Famous As: Actor, Baseball player, Dub actor, Television actor
Birthdate: October 31, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 19 Paul Lieberstein

Paul Lieberstein.
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Famous As: Actor, Writer, Producer
Birthdate: February 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
A Primetime Emmy Award winner, Paul Lieberstein is best-known as the writer, and as Toby Flenderson on the NBC sitcom The Office. Besides being the writer of the show, he was also the showrunner. Though he didn't know how to act, it took him sometime to nail the role of Toby and the rest is history.

 20 Christopher Abbott

Christopher Abbott.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 31, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Christopher Abbott is best known as Charlie Dattolo from Girls and as Mason Tannetti from The Sinner. He also had significant roles in the miniseries Catch-22 and the films First Man and James White. He is also a talented stage actor and has appeared in both Broadway and off-Broadway plays.

 21 Michael Flynn

Michael Flynn
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 28, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra

 22 Treat Williams

Treat Williams
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 23 Ted Knight

Ted Knight.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 7, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: August 26, 1986

Ted Knight was an American actor known for portraying comedic roles in TV series like The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Too Close for Comfort. For his contributions to the TV industry, Knight was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in January 1985. After his death, his hometown of Terryville dedicated a bridge in his memory.

 24 Will Friedle

Will Friedle
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Famous As: Actor, Film actor, Television actor
Birthdate: August 11, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo

 25 Kenny Johnson

Kenny Johnson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Kenny Johnson is best known as Detective Curtis Lemansky from The Shield and as Butch "Burner" Barnes from Pensacola: Wings of Gold. He has also been part of Saving Grace, Prime Suspect, S.W.A.T., and Bates Motel. He had previously been a full-time model and an arm wrestler.

 26 Jesse Bradford

Jesse Bradford.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 28, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini

 27 Ólafur Darri Ólafsson

Ólafur Darri Ólafsson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 13, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces

 28 Eriq La Salle

Eriq La Salle
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 23, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo

 29 Roger Bart

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

 30 Thomas Ian Griffith

Thomas Ian Griffith
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 18, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces

 31 Lee Tergesen

Lee Tergesen.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer

 32 Ron Palillo

Ron Palillo
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Famous As: Actor, Stage actor, Television actor
Birthdate: April 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 14, 2012

 33 Dan Levy

Dan Levy
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: March 19, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces

 34 Bill Moseley

Bill Moseley
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 11, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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 35 Jacob Pitts

Jacob Pitts
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 36 William Atherton

William Atherton
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 30, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo

 37 Warren Lieberstein

Warren Lieberstein.
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Famous As: Actor, Producer
Birthdate: September 20, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo

Warren Lieberstein is an American TV producer and writer known for his work in shows, such as The Office and Carpoolers. For his work in The Office, Lieberstein earned a Writers Guild of America award nomination. He has also written for other sitcoms like Modern Men and Second Time Around.

 38 Adam LaVorgna

Adam LaVorgna.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces

 39 Peter Dante

Peter Dante
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 40 Henry Simmons

Henry Simmons.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer

 41 Tom Noonan

Tom Noonan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries

 42 Matt Ross

Matt Ross.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 43 D. J. Cotrona

D. J. Cotrona.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 23, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini

 44 James Vanderbilt

James Vanderbilt.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 17, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 45 Kevin Heffernan

Kevin Heffernan
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: May 25, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini

 46 Ed Begley

Ed Begley
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 25, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: April 28, 1970

 47 John Mitchum

John Mitchum
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 6, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: November 29, 2001

 48 Rossano Brazzi

Rossano Brazzi
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 18, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 24, 1994

 49 Grant Goodeve

Grant Goodeve
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 6, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer

 50 Pierfrancesco Favino

Pierfrancesco Favino
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 24, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo