Actors From Georgia

Georgia has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include Tommy Dorfman, Laurence Fishburne, Spike Lee, David Cross, Stephen Dorff and others.

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 1 Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 30, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo

Known for his portrayal of domineering and aggressive characters in his films, Laurence Fishburne began his stint on screen as a child actor in projects such as Apocalypse Now. The play Two Trains Running won him multiple theater awards. However, fans remember him best as Morpheus from The Matrix.

 2 Spike Lee

Spike Lee.
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: March 20, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces

Spike Lee is a celebrated and one of the most decorated American filmmakers of his generation. Most of his critically acclaimed films explore political issues, such as urban crime and poverty, colorism in the African-American community, and race relations. Four of his films have been selected for conservation in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.

 3 Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker.
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: August 31, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo

Chris Tucker is an American stand-up comedian and actor best known for playing Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series alongside Jackie Chan. Also a humanitarian, Tucker joined the likes of Bill Clinton, Jeffrey Epstein, Kevin Spacey, and Ghislaine Maxwell on a trip to Africa in an attempt to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS.

 4 Kenan Thompson

Kenan Thompson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Kenan Thompson has been the longest-performing cast member of SNL. He also appeared on the sketch comedy show All That. One of VH1’s 100 Greatest Teen Stars, he teamed up with Kel Mitchell to perform in Kenan & Kel. Fans loved him as Russ Tyler in The Mighty Ducks.

 5 Wayne Brady

Wayne Brady.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini

Emmy Award-winner improv comedian Wayne Brady of Whose Line Is It Anyway? has also mesmerized audiences with his acting skills in the Broadway musical Kinky Boots. If that wasn’t enough, the multitalented performer was also nominated for a Grammy for his rendition of Sam Cooke’s A Change Is Gonna Come.

 6 David Cross

David Cross.
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Birthdate: April 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries

David Cross is an American actor, writer, and stand-up comedian. Cross is credited with creating and developing popular TV series, such as The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret and Freak Show. In 2013, the co-founder of Kickstarter, Yancey Strickler, revealed that David Cross was one of the first investors of Kickstarter, a public benefit corporation.

 7 Jeff Daniels

Jeff Daniels.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 19, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces

Jeff Daniels is an American actor, playwright, and musician. Over the years, Daniels has played an influential role in the American entertainment business. In 1991, Daniels founded a not-for-profit organization called The Purple Rose Theatre Company, which offers an attractive apprenticeship program for youngsters looking for a career in theatre.

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 8 André 3000

André 3000
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: May 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini

 9 Cody Rhodes

Cody Rhodes
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: June 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer

 10 Omari Hardwick

Omari Hardwick
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 9, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 11 Stephen Dorff

Stephen Dorff.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 29, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Stephen Dorff, who was a known face in Kraft commercials in childhood, is best known for playing Roland West in True Detective, Tucker Brannigan in What a Dummy, and Bill Hollister in Deputy. He has also been part of films such as Somewhere, The Motel Life, and Blade.

 12 Robert Patrick

Robert Patrick
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 5, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 13 Chandler Riggs

Chandler Riggs.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 27, 1999
Sun Sign: Cancer

 14 Barry Van Dyke

Barry Van Dyke.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 31, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo

Barry Van Dyke is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Lieutenant Detective Steve Sloan in the popular crime drama television series Diagnosis: Murder. The son of Dick Van Dyke, Barry followed in the footsteps of his father and went on to work in several TV series alongside his famous father.

 15 Jerry Reed

Jerry Reed
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: March 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: September 1, 2008

Jerry Reed was an American guitarist, country music singer, songwriter, composer, and actor. He won three Grammy Awards and two Country Music Association awards during his illustrious career. In 2017, he was posthumously inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Jerry Reed was also inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum.

 16 Sung Kang

Sung Kang
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries

 17 Ed Helms

Ed Helms.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 24, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Best known as Andy Bernard from The Office and Stuart Price from The Hangover trilogy, Edward Helms has also been a correspondent on The Daily Show and voiced animated characters such as Once-ler in The Lorax. He is part of a bluegrass band and created a Yahoo! Screen web series.

 18 Pernell Roberts

Pernell Roberts.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 18, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 24, 2010
Pernell Roberts is best known as Adam Cartwright from the Western series Bonanza and Dr. John McIntyre from Trapper John, MD. He was also a prominent social activist and had participated in protests such as the Selma to Montgomery marches. He also narrated documentaries and experimented as a singer.

 19 Brian Baumgartner

Brian Baumgartner.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Brian Baumgartner is an American actor best known for portraying Kevin Malone in the popular TV series, The Office. Thanks to his amazing performance in The Office, Baumgartner was also cast in the series' web series spin-off The Office: The Accountants, for which he received a Daytime Emmy Award under the Outstanding Broadband Program - Comedy category in 2007.

 20 Tituss Burgess

Tituss Burgess
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Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: February 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces

 21 Danny McBride

Danny McBride
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 29, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 22 Scott Wilson

Scott Wilson
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Famous As: American film actor
Birthdate: March 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries

 23 Jack McBrayer

Jack McBrayer
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Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: May 27, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini

 24 Big Boi

Big Boi
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: February 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 25 DeForest Kelley

DeForest Kelley.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 20, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 11, 1999
DeForest Kelley, also known as Dee, is remembered for his appearances in Westerns such as Warlock. He also gained fame as Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy in the Star Trek movie and TV franchise. A talented singer, he also sang on various radio shows and appeared on WSB AM

 26 Desmond Harrington

Desmond Harrington
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 19, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra

 27 Danielle Brooks

Danielle Brooks
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 17, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo

 28 Tommy Dorfman

Tommy Dorfman.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus

 29 Jeff Foxworthy

Jeff Foxworthy.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: September 6, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo

 30 Demond Wilson

Demond Wilson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 13, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra

Best known for his role in the NBC sitcom Sanford and Son, Demond Wilson had begun his career with dance and theater. A Catholic altar boy in his childhood, he later also became a minister, formed the Restoration House of America, and penned books on the New Age Movement.

 31 Eric Lively

Eric Lively
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 31, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo

 32 Claude Akins

Claude Akins.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 27, 1994

 33 Ossie Davis

Ossie Davis
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Famous As: American film actor
Birthdate: December 18, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: February 4, 2005

 34 Chris Lowell

Chris Lowell
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 17, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
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 35 Gary Anthony Williams

Gary Anthony Williams
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Famous As: Actor, Screenwriter, Television actor
Birthdate: March 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces

 36 Rosey Grier

Rosey Grier.
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Famous As: Former American Football Player & Actor
Birthdate: July 14, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer

 37 Ron Lester

Ron Lester
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: June 17, 2016

 38 Jason Lively

Jason Lively.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces

Actor, Jason Lively, began his career as a ten-year-old child, appearing in the pilot episode of The Dukes of Hazzard. A few years later, he made his film debut and went on to appear in some other TV shows and films. As of today, he is semi-retired from acting and runs his own business. Actress, Blake Lively, is his sister.

 39 Billy Redden

Billy Redden
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra

 40 Kip Pardue

Kip Pardue
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 23, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra

 41 Kyle Massey

Kyle Massey.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 28, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo

 42 James Keach

James Keach
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 7, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 43 Sonny Landham

Sonny Landham.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 11, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 17, 2017

 44 R-Truth

R-Truth
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: January 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 45 Blake Clark

Blake Clark
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Famous As: Stand-up comedian
Birthdate: February 2, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 46 George Wallace

George Wallace
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: July 21, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer

 47 Gale Harold

Gale Harold
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 10, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer

 48 Blair Redford

Blair Redford.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo

 49 Dan Byrd

Dan Byrd
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 20, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 50 Mike Moh

Mike Moh
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo