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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 1 James Dean

James Dean
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 2 Steven McQueen

Steven McQueen
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 3 Brendan Fraser

Brendan Fraser
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 4 Dylan Minnette

Dylan Minnette
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Famous As: Actor
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. 

 5 Mick Foley

Mick Foley
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Famous As: Actor, Wrestler
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.

 6 Jim Gaffigan

Jim Gaffigan
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Famous As: Stand-up comedian
Birthdate: July 7, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer

 7 Jalen Rose

Jalen Rose
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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 8 Doug Jones

Doug Jones
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 9 Greg Kinnear

Greg Kinnear
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini

 10 Dean Norris

Dean Norris
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 8, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries

 11 Mike Epps

Mike Epps
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
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.

 12 Scatman Crothers

Scatman Crothers
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Famous As: Actor, Musician
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.

 13 Sydney Pollack

Sydney Pollack
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Famous As: Film Director
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.

 14 Dee Bradley Baker

Dee Bradley Baker
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Puppeteer, Blogger, Dub actor, Television actor
Birthdate: August 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo

 15 Ethan Sandler

Ethan Sandler
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 16 Terry Funk

Terry Funk
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: June 30, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer

 17 Ron Glass

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

 18 Will Geer

Will Geer
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 19 Trevor Jackson

Trevor Jackson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 30, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo

 20 Michael Alig

Michael Alig
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Famous As: Club promoter
Birthdate: April 29, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus

 21 Avery Brooks

Avery Brooks
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra

 22 Michael Warren

Michael Warren
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces

 23 Andrew J West

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

 24 Tom Harmon

Tom Harmon
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Famous As: American Football Players
Birthdate: September 28, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 15, 1990

 25 Chad Everett

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

 26 Strother Martin

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

 27 Fred Williamson

Fred Williamson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 5, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces

 28 Jason Whitlock

Jason Whitlock
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: April 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus

 29 David Canary

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

 30 Grey Damon

Grey Damon
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra

 31 Abraham Benrubi

Abraham Benrubi
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 4, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra

 32 Steve Burton

Steve Burton
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer

 33 Forrest Tucker

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

 34 Kyle Bornheimer

Kyle Bornheimer
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 10, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
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 35 Dan Butler

Dan Butler
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Famous As: Actor, Television actor
Birthdate: December 2, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 36 Jake Short

Jake Short
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 30, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini

 37 Isiah Whitlock, Jr.

Isiah Whitlock, Jr.
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: September 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo

 38 Ken Kercheval

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

 39 Clifton Webb

Clifton Webb
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Famous As: Film actor, Singer
Birthdate: November 19, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: October 13, 1966

 40 Peter Reckell

Peter Reckell
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus

 41 Peter Lupus

Peter Lupus
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Famous As: Bodybuilder, Actor
Birthdate: June 17, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini

 42 William Marshall

William Marshall
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Famous As: Actor, Opera singer
Birthdate: August 19, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: June 12, 2003

 43 Rob Wiethoff

Rob Wiethoff
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 15, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo

 44 Denny Miller

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

 45 Bob Paris

Bob Paris
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Famous As: Bodybuilder, Writer
Birthdate: December 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 46 Lloyd Haynes

Lloyd Haynes
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Famous As: Actor, Screenwriter
Birthdate: September 19, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: January 1, 1987

 47 John McMartin

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

 48 Bill Wallace

Bill Wallace
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Famous As: Martial artist
Birthdate: December 1, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 49 Timothy Brown

Timothy Brown
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: May 24, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 4, 2020

 50 Ned Rorem

Ned Rorem
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Famous As: Composer, Diarist, Writer, University teacher, Actor
Birthdate: October 23, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra