Actors From Indiana

Indiana has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include Brendan Fraser, Steven McQueen, James Dean, Dylan Minnette, Mick Foley and others.

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Brendan Fraser
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Birthdate: December 3, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Brendan Fraser is the quintessential comical action hero of Hollywood. As a result of the stunts performed by him in movies, he has had to undergo many surgeries, including a laminectomy and partial knee replacement. He is also a successful amateur photographer and serves on the board of directors for a non-profit humanitarian organization called FilmAid International.

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James Dean
(Actor)

James Dean
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Birthdate: February 8, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 30, 1955

Best remembered for his role in the film, Rebel Without a Cause, actor James Dean was a cultural icon of teenage disillusionment. Despite having a difficult childhood, he was an exceptional student. He began acting as a young man and was quite successful. Sadly, he was killed in a car crash at the young age of 24.

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Steven McQueen
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Birthdate: March 24, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 7, 1980

Dubbed the King of Cool, Steve McQueen was an American actor known for his antihero persona. He was one of the most bankable stars during the 1960s and 1970s. Renowned for performing many of his own stunts, McQueen remains a popular star. In the 2019 film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Steve McQueen was played by Damian Lewis.

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Dylan Minnette
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Birthdate: December 29, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Dylan Minnette is an American actor best known for playing Clay Jensen in the TV series 13 Reasons Why. Apart from being an actor, Minnette is also a musician who sings and plays the guitar for the alternative rock band Wallows. As part of Wallows, Minnette performed at a concert called Summer Meltdown to create awareness about autism in 2010. 

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Mick Foley
(Considered as One of the Greatest Wrestlers in WWE History)

Mick Foley
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Birthdate: June 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini

Mick Foley is an American author, actor, and retired professional wrestler. Widely considered one of the greatest WWE wrestlers of all time, Foley played an important role in popularizing WWE's Attitude Era during the late-1990s. Also a well-known humanitarian, Foley's philanthropic work is centered around children; he often participates in Make-a-Wish Foundation events and makes surprise visits to children’s hospitals.

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Jim Gaffigan
(Stand-up comedian)

Jim Gaffigan
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Birthdate: July 7, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer

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Greg Kinnear
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Birthdate: June 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Dean Norris
3
Birthdate: April 8, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries

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Dick York
(Actor)

Dick York
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Birthdate: September 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 20, 1992

Actor Dick York is best remembered for his role as Darrin Stephens in the ABC fantasy sitcom Bewitched. He began his career as a teenager by starring in a radio show. He became immensely popular as a radio actor and ventured into films and TV shows as well. In his later years, he founded a charity to help the homeless.

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Mike Epps
(Known for His Roles in Films ‘Next Friday’,’ The Hangover’ and 'The Hangover Part III')

Mike Epps
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Birthdate: November 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Stand-up comedian, actor, and film producer, Mike Epps, is a man with multiple talents. He began his career performing stand-up comedy and branched out into acting soon after.  As an actor, he gained fame for playing Day-Day Jones in the film Next Friday and its sequels. He is a controversial person and has been accused of assaulting a fellow comedian.

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Sydney Pollack
(Film Director and Producer Best Known for His Movie 'Out of Africa')

Sydney Pollack
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Birthdate: July 1, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 26, 2008
Sydney Pollack is best remembered for his Academy Award-winning direction in the film Out of Africa and was also nominated for the same award for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? and Tootsie. He also acted in films such as Eyes Wide Shut and series such as Will & Grace.

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Doug Jones
(Actor)

Doug Jones
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Birthdate: May 24, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini

Doug Jones is an American actor, mime artist, and contortionist. Jones is renowned for playing non-human creatures in sci-fi films and TV series. Over the years he has played important roles in popular films like Hellboy, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, and Absentia. His portrayal of Captain Saru in Star Trek: Discovery earned him a Saturn Award.

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Scatman Crothers
(Actor, Musician)

Scatman Crothers
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Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 23, 1986

Scatman Crothers was an American musician and actor. Also a prolific voice-over actor, Crothers contributed immensely to the success of several animated TV series, such as Harlem Globetrotters, The Transformers, and Hong Kong Phooey. For his contribution to the American TV and film industry, Scatman Crothers was awarded a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Dee Bradley Baker
(Actor, Singer, Puppeteer, Blogger, Dub actor, Television actor)

Dee Bradley Baker
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Birthdate: August 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo

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Ron Glass
(Actor)

Ron Glass
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Birthdate: July 10, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: November 25, 2016

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Terry Funk
(Wrestler)

Terry Funk
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Birthdate: June 30, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer

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Will Geer
(Actor)

Will Geer
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Birthdate: March 9, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: April 22, 1978
Actor and social activist Will Geer actively participated in the labor movements of the the 1930s and 1940s in New York and Southern California. He traveled across the U.S. with singer Woody Guthrie, during the Great Depression. Hollywood blacklisted him as a result of his leftist activities.

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Ethan Sandler
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Birthdate: December 3, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Actor, producer, and writer, Ethan Sandler, is best known for his role of ADA Jeffrey Brandau in the TV series, Crossing Jordan. Active in Hollywood for over 30 years, he began acting as a teenager and made his debut in the film, The Chocolate War. After establishing himself as an actor, he ventured into production as well.

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Avery Brooks
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Birthdate: October 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra

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Trevor Jackson
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Birthdate: August 30, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo

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Michael Warren
(Basketball player)

Michael Warren
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Birthdate: March 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces

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Chad Everett
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Birthdate: June 11, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: July 24, 2012

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Tom Harmon
(American Football Players)

Tom Harmon
3
Birthdate: September 28, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 15, 1990

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Strother Martin
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Birthdate: March 26, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 1, 1980

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Andrew J West
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Birthdate: November 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

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Fred Williamson
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Birthdate: March 5, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces

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Forrest Tucker
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Birthdate: February 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 25, 1986

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Jason Whitlock
(Journalist)

Jason Whitlock
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Birthdate: April 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus

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David Canary
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Birthdate: August 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: November 16, 2015

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Steve Burton
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Birthdate: June 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer

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Grey Damon
(Actor)

Grey Damon
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Birthdate: September 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra

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Abraham Benrubi
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Birthdate: October 4, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra

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Kyle Bornheimer
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Birthdate: September 10, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo

 34 
Dan Butler
(Actor, Television actor)

Dan Butler
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Birthdate: December 2, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Jake Short
(Actor)

Jake Short
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Birthdate: May 30, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini

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Isiah Whitlock, Jr.
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Birthdate: September 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo

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Clifton Webb
(Film actor, Singer)

Clifton Webb
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Birthdate: November 19, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: October 13, 1966

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Ken Kercheval
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Birthdate: July 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: April 21, 2019

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Peter Lupus
(Bodybuilder, Actor)

Peter Lupus
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Birthdate: June 17, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini

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Peter Reckell
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Birthdate: May 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus

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William Marshall
(Actor, Opera singer)

William Marshall
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Birthdate: August 19, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: June 12, 2003

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Rob Wiethoff
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Birthdate: September 15, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo

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Michael Alig
(Club promoter)

Michael Alig
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Birthdate: April 29, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus

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Lloyd Haynes
(Actor, Screenwriter)

Lloyd Haynes
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Birthdate: September 19, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: January 1, 1987

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Denny Miller
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Birthdate: April 25, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: September 9, 2014

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Timothy Brown
(American football player)

Timothy Brown
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Birthdate: May 24, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 4, 2020

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Bob Paris
(Bodybuilder, Writer)

Bob Paris
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Birthdate: December 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

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Bill Wallace
(Martial artist)

Bill Wallace
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Birthdate: December 1, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

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Ned Rorem
(Composer, Diarist, Writer, University teacher, Actor)

Ned Rorem
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Birthdate: October 23, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra

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John McMartin
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Birthdate: August 21, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 6, 2016