Actresses From Hawaii

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Hawaii has produced a number of Actresses who have made it big. These include Nicole Kidman, Kelly Preston, Nicole Scherzinger, Tia Carrere, Lauren Graham and others.
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Nicole Kidman
(One of the Most Influential and Highest-Grossing Actresses of Hollywood)
Nicole Kidman
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Birthdate: June 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini

Australian actress and producer Nicole Kidman is one of the world's highest-paid actresses. She is the founder of the production company Blossom Films. She was twice named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine. Besides acting, she has been a Goodwill ambassador for UNICEF since 1994.

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Kelly Preston
(Actress)
Kelly Preston
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Birthdate: October 13, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 12, 2020

Considered one of the most underrated actresses, the late Kelly Preston left her mark in both films and television shows and across a variety of genres. The charming actress starred alongside big Hollywood actors including her husband John Travolta and made her presence felt in most of them.

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Lauren Graham
(Actress and Author Best Known for Her Role as ‘Lorelai Gilmore’ in the TV Series ‘Gilmore Girls’)
Lauren Graham
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Birthdate: March 16, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces

Lauren Graham is an American actress popular for playing Lorelai Gilmore in the famous television series, Gilmore Girls. Apart from being an actress, Lauren Graham is also an author and has published a couple of books, including a memoir. Also known for her beauty, Lauren has graced the cover of magazines like Health, Good Housekeeping, Redbook, Parade, and Self.

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Maggie Q
(Actress and Model)
Maggie Q
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Birthdate: May 22, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini

Maggie Q is mostly known for her roles in thrillers and action films/series, such as Mission: Impossible III, Designated Survivor, and Nikita. Audiences loved her in Divergent and its sequels. Named by PETA as one of the "Sexiest Vegans" of 2017, Maggie is also a prominent animal rights activist.

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Bette Midler
(Singer & Actress Known for her Chart Hits 'The Rose', 'Wind Beneath My Wings' and the Movie 'The Rose')
Bette Midler
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Birthdate: December 1, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

A singer-songwriter, actress, and comedian, Bette Midler is one of the most decorated American celebrities of her generation. She has won prestigious awards like Grammy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, and Tony Award. Also known for her charity work, Bette Midler founded a non-profit organization called New York Restoration Project in 1995.

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Tia Carrere
(Actress and Singer)
Tia Carrere
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Birthdate: January 2, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Tia Carrere’s first breakthrough was as Jade Soong in the soap General Hospital. Fans also loved her as Sydney Fox in Relic Hunter. She voiced Nani in the Lilo & Stitch franchise, appeared on the show Dancing with the Stars, and also won two Grammys for her Hawaiian music albums.
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Kelly Hu
(Actress, Former Fashion Model and Beauty-Queen)
Kelly Hu
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Birthdate: February 13, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Kelly Hu is best known for her roles in Nash Bridges and Sunset Beach, and in films such as The Scorpion King. She has won the Miss Teen USA and the Miss Hawaii USA pageants and has worked for the rights of Asian Americans and for safeguarding Hawaiian ecology. 
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Shannyn Sossamon
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Birthdate: October 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
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Auli'i Cravalho
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Birthdate: November 22, 2000
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Actress and singer Auli'i Cravalho catapulted to fame for playing the titular character in the Disney computer-animated musical feature film Moana. She was still a teenager in high school when she started acting. A young woman now, she has appeared in many TV shows and films since her debut. She is openly bisexual. 

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Amanda Schull
(Known for Her Lead Role in the Film 'Center Stage' and the TV Series 'Suits')
Amanda Schull
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Birthdate: August 26, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo

Amanda Schull is an American actress known for her portrayal of Jody Sawyer in the 2000 teen drama film Center Stage. A former professional ballet dancer, Schull has also played important roles in other dance-based films like Mao's Last Dancer.

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Janel Parrish
(Actress and Singer)
Janel Parrish
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Birthdate: October 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Janel Parrish soared to fame with the roles of Mona Vanderwaal in the Pretty Little Liars franchise and Margot Covey in the To All the Boys movie series. The Teen Choice Award-winning actor has also appeared as Young Cosette in the Broadway production of the play Les Misérables.
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Carrie Ann Inaba
(Television personality, dancer, choreographer best known for her work on ABC TV's Dancing with the Stars for which she has served as a judge since 2005)
Carrie Ann Inaba
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Birthdate: January 5, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Nicole Scherzinger
(Lead Singer of the American Girl-Group 'Pussycat Dolls')
Nicole Scherzinger
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Birthdate: June 29, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer

Hawaiian born singer, dancer and television personality, Nicole Scherzinger grabbed attention with TV show Popstars and later as the lead singer of the popular girl’s band, The Pussycat Dolls. She further created a place for herself with her solo albums, acting assignments, participation in reality singing and dancing shows and finally by becoming a judge on various reality shows.

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Candis Cayne
(Actress)
Candis Cayne
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Birthdate: August 29, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Keiko Agena
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Lane Kim’ on the TV Series ‘Gilmore Girls’)
Keiko Agena
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Birthdate: October 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra

Keiko Agena is an American actress best known for portraying Lane Kim in the popular comedy-drama television series, Gilmore Girls, for which she won the 2002 Young Artist Award under the Best Performance in a TV Drama Series - Supporting Young Actress category. She is also credited with launching Drunk Monk Podcast.

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Erin Gray
(Actress)
Erin Gray
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Birthdate: January 7, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Lia Marie Johnson
(Actress, Singer, Songwriter)
Lia Marie Johnson
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Birthdate: November 23, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Yvonne Elliman
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Birthdate: December 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Siena Agudong
(Actress)
Siena Agudong
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Birthdate: August 19, 2004
Sun Sign: Leo
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Kaliko Kauahi
(Actress)
Kaliko Kauahi
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Birthdate: January 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Maile Flanagan
(Actor, Television actor, Stage actor)
Maile Flanagan
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Birthdate: May 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Kimee Balmilero
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Birthdate: December 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Teilor Grubbs
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Birthdate: October 27, 2001
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Mandie Taketa
(Actress, Wayne Brady’s Wife)
Mandie Taketa
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Birthdate: March 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Deborah Lin
(Actress)
Deborah Lin
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Birthdate: 1968 AD