Actors From Iowa

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John Wayne
(American Actor Who was a Popular Icon During Hollywood's Golden Age)
John Wayne
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Birthdate: May 26, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 11, 1979

Famous for his roles in Western films in the mid-20th century, actor John Wayne was among the top box office draws for three decades. In a career spanning over half a century, he starred in 142 motion pictures. Upon his death, he came to be recognized as “an enduring icon who symbolized and communicated American values and ideals.”

 2 
Ashton Kutcher
(Actor, Producer, Entrepreneur)
Ashton Kutcher
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Birthdate: February 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Actor and producer, Ashton Kutcher, began his career as a model and soon ventured into acting, where he found success appearing in a string of romantic comedies. Besides acting, he is a venture capitalist and has successfully invested in several high technology start-ups. He is also actively involved in humanitarian work.

 3 
Elijah Wood
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Frodo Baggins’ in ‘The Lord of the Ring’ Film Trilogy)
Elijah Wood
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Birthdate: January 28, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius

American actor Elijah Wood is credited with bringing the iconic character Frodo Baggins to life with his portrayal of Frodo in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy. He is also the founder of the production company SpectreVision, which predominantly produces horror films. Wood touched the lives of many when he visited Curepto after it was struck by an earthquake.

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Adam DeVine
(Actor, Singer, Screenwriter)
Adam DeVine
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Birthdate: November 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Adam DeVine created the sketch-comedy group Mail Order Comedy. He appeared as Adam DeMamp in the sitcom Workaholics, co-created by him, and as Andy Bailey in Modern Family. He has also appeared in the Pitch Perfect movies and voiced characters in Ice Age: Collision Course and other animation films.
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Brandon Routh
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Superman’ in the Film ‘Superman Returns’)
Brandon Routh
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Birthdate: October 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Brandon James Routh started off as a model and later soared to fame as Superman in Superman Returns. Fans also loved him as The Atom in DC series such as Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow. He also appeared in the film Dylan Dog: Dead of Night and the series Chuck.
 6 
Ron Livingston
(Actor)
Ron Livingston
5
Birthdate: June 5, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 7 
Andy Williams
(American Singer, Actor and Record producer)
Andy Williams
4
Birthdate: December 3, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: September 25, 2012
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 8 
George Reeves
3
Birthdate: January 5, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 16, 1959

George Reeves was an American actor best known for playing the iconic superhero, Superman, in the popular television series, Adventures of Superman. A committed role model, George Reeves avoided smoking cigarettes around children and eventually quit smoking. His death, at the age of 45, was mourned by many and it remains a controversial subject.

 9 
Tom Arnold
(American actor)
Tom Arnold
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Birthdate: March 6, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Tom Arnold is best known for his role in True Lies. He has also appeared in Austin Powers and Nine Months. He was also part of The Best Damn Sports Show Period and The Jackie Thomas Show. He once recorded a call with Michael Cohen, related to the Falwell scandal.
 10 
Stephen Collins
(Actor)
Stephen Collins
3
Birthdate: October 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 11 
William Frawley
3
Birthdate: February 26, 1887
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 3, 1966
William Frawley is best remembered as Fred Mertz from the iconic sitcom I Love Lucy and as "Bub" O'Casey from My Three Sons. He had started his career as a vaudeville entertainer and later performed as part of the comedy duo Frawley and Louise, with his wife, Edna Louise Broedt. 
 12 
Michael Emerson
(Actor)
Michael Emerson
3
Birthdate: September 7, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
 13 
Robin Lord Taylor
(Actor)
Robin Lord Taylor
3
Birthdate: June 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 14 
Jerry Mathers
3
Birthdate: June 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Former child actor Jerry Mathers is best known as Theodore "Beaver" Cleaver from the sitcom Leave It to Beaver. He earned his first commercial at 2. He later also experimented with music and led the band Beaver and the Trappers, before growing up to become a banker and an investor. 
 15 
Hill Harper
(Actor)
Hill Harper
4
Birthdate: May 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 16 
Bobby Driscoll
3
Birthdate: March 3, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 30, 1968
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 17 
Richard Beymer
3
Birthdate: February 20, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 18 
Michael Mosley
(Actor)
Michael Mosley
3
Birthdate: September 16, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 19 
Paul Rust
(Actor)
Paul Rust
3
Birthdate: April 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 20 
Zach Villa
(Actor)
Zach Villa
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Birthdate: March 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
 21 
Bill Daily
(Actor)
Bill Daily
3
Birthdate: August 30, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: September 4, 2018
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 22 
David Yost
(Actor)
David Yost
3
Birthdate: January 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 23 
Toby Huss
(Actor)
Toby Huss
2
Birthdate: December 9, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 24 
Jon Foster
(Actor)
Jon Foster
2
Birthdate: August 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 25 
Riley Smith
(Actor)
Riley Smith
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Birthdate: April 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 26 
Neville Brand
(Actor)
Neville Brand
2
Birthdate: August 13, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 16, 1992
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 27 
Fred Grandy
(Former United States Representative, Actor)
Fred Grandy
2
Birthdate: June 29, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 28 
Steve Higgins
(American Writer, Producer and Actor)
Steve Higgins
2
Birthdate: August 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
 29 
Mark Steines
(Journalist)
Mark Steines
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Birthdate: June 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 30 
Brooks Wheelan
(Stand-up Comedian)
Brooks Wheelan
2
Birthdate: August 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
 31 
Macdonald Carey
(Actor)
Macdonald Carey
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Birthdate: March 15, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 21, 1994
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 32 
Virgil Frye
(Actor)
Virgil Frye
2
Birthdate: August 21, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: May 7, 2012
 33 
Jessie Godderz
(Professional wrestler, Actor)
Jessie Godderz
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Birthdate: April 23, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 34 
Dennis O'Keefe
(Actor)
Dennis O'Keefe
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Birthdate: March 29, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 31, 1968
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Nat Pendleton
(Olympic wrestler, film actor)
Nat Pendleton
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Birthdate: August 9, 1895
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: October 12, 1967
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Sean Whitesell
(Actor, Screenwriter)
Sean Whitesell
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Birthdate: March 11, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 28, 2015
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Fred Ball
(Actor)
Fred Ball
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Birthdate: December 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 23, 2017