Actors From Kansas

Kansas has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include Harrison Ford, Don Cheadle, Dennis Hopper, Scott Foley, R. Lee Ermey and others.

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 1 Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 13, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer

With an extensive career spanning six decades, veteran actor Harrison Ford is a major figure in Hollywood. The recipient of many prestigious awards, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award, he is one of the highest-grossing domestic box office stars of all time. Besides acting, he is a licensed pilot of both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters.

 2 Don Cheadle

Don Cheadle
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 29, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Don Cheadle is best known for his Academy Award-nominated performance as Paul Rusesabagina in Hotel Rwanda and as War Machine in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He has been a UN ambassador for environment and has won the BET Humanitarian Award for his efforts to end genocide in Rwanda and Darfur.

 3 Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton
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Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: October 4, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: February 1, 1966

Buster Keaton was an American comedian, filmmaker, actor, and stunt performer. Regarded as one of the greatest actor-directors of all time, Keaton was renowned for his physical comedy. Counted among the greatest stars of classic Hollywood cinema by the American Film Institute, Buster Keaton's films remain highly regarded. His 1926 film The General was admired by actors like Orson Welles.

 4 Eric Stonestreet

Eric Stonestreet
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 9, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo

 5 Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 17, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 29, 2010

Dennis Hopper was an American actor, photographer, and filmmaker. His directorial film debut Easy Rider glorified the counterculture of the 1960s and became the cinematic symbol of counterculture, inspiring several youngsters. Also a photographer, Hopper’s photographs of the 1963 March on Washington were published. Hopper is also credited with influencing actress Amber Tamblyn whose father was one of his friends.

 6 R. Lee Ermey

R. Lee Ermey
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Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: March 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
R. Lee Ermey’s past as a Marine drill instructor later got him typecast in roles of authoritarian figures in movies. He is best remembered for his Golden Globe-nominated role in Full Metal Jacket. He also hosted the History Channel shows Mail Call and Lock n' Load with R. Lee Ermey.

 7 Scott Foley

Scott Foley
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Scott Foley is best known for his Teen Choice Award-nominated role of Noel Crane in Felicity and the lead Will Chase in Whiskey Cavalier. Some of his other notable projects are Scrubs, The Unit, and Scandal. He also made his directorial and writing debut with Let's Kill Ward's.
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 8 Ed Asner

Ed Asner
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Famous As: television actor, voice actor, film producer, politician
Birthdate: November 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: August 29, 2021

 9 Colton Haynes

Colton Haynes
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: July 13, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer

Actor and model, Colton Haynes, starred as Jackson Whittemore in the MTV supernatural drama series Teen Wolf. This role made him a teen icon and gained him international popularity. Active in the entertainment field since he was 15, he first built a successful career as a model before venturing into acting. He is openly gay.

 10 Chris Cooper

Chris Cooper
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 9, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer

 11 Roscoe Arbuckle

Roscoe Arbuckle
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 24, 1887
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: June 29, 1933

 12 Lyle Waggoner

Lyle Waggoner
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 13, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries

Lyle Waggoner was an American sculptor, actor, model, travel trailer salesman, and presenter. He is best remembered for his association with The Carol Burnett Show between 1967 and 1974. He is also credited with founding Star Waggons, a company that aimed at helping the entertainment industry by leasing customized location trailers.

 13 Victor Ortiz

Victor Ortiz
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 31, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 14 Trai Byers

Trai Byers
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer

 15 Kendall Schmidt

Kendall Schmidt
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 16 Hugh Beaumont

Hugh Beaumont
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 16, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 14, 1982

 17 Billy Drago

Billy Drago
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Billy Drago is best remembered as a villain in films such as Clint Eastwood's Pale Rider. He portrayed real-life gangster Frank Nitti in Brian De Palma's The Untouchables. He had also been part of series such as Charmed, The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr., and The X-Files.

 18 Milburn Stone

Milburn Stone
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 5, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 12, 1980

 19 Brandon Adams

Brandon Adams
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 22, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo

 20 Johnny Damon

Johnny Damon
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Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: November 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 21 Tom Kane

Tom Kane
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Famous As: Voice Actor
Birthdate: April 15, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries

 22 Brendon Miller

Brendon Miller
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 30, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo

 23 David A. R. White

David A. R. White
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus

 24 Del Close

Del Close
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 4, 1999

 25 Charles Rogers

Charles Rogers
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 13, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 21, 1999

 26 Bill Russell

Bill Russell
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 21, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra

 27 Christopher Connelly

Christopher Connelly
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 7, 1988