Actresses From Kentucky

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Kentucky has produced a number of Actresses who have made it big. These include Jennifer Lawrence, Chrishell Stause, Sean Young, Rumer Willis, Rosemary Clooney and others.
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Jennifer Lawrence
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Birthdate: August 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo

One of the extremely talented and successful actresses of Hollywood, Jennifer Lawrence is known for her performances in movies like Silver Linings Playbook, Hunger Games and Joy. The acclaimed actress, who supports numerous charitable causes, made her debut as a teenage actor in television and soon gained recognition with series, The Bill Engvall Show, and the movie, The Poker House.

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Jennifer Carpenter
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Birthdate: December 7, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Jennifer Carpenter is best known for her Saturn Award-winning performance as Debra Morgan in the series Dexter. She also won hearts with her MTV Movie Award-winning portrayal of Emily Rose in The Exorcism of Emily Rose. Her other notable projects are the series Limitless and The Enemy Within.
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Rosemary Clooney
(Actress and Singer)
Rosemary Clooney
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Birthdate: May 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 29, 2002
Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award-winner Rosemary Clooney, aunt of George Clooney, was known for her roles in movies such as White Christmas and for her hit jazz/pop tracks such as This Ole House. She chaired a foundation for the brain-injured, in memory of her sister, and also authored two autobiographies. 
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Sean Young
(American actress)
Sean Young
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Birthdate: November 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Sean Young is an American actress known for playing important roles in films like No Way Out and Wall Street. Young, who has had an interesting career so far, stirred controversy in 2018 when she was caught on a surveillance video removing laptops from a production office in Astoria, Queens. The laptops were eventually returned and no charges were filed.

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Tinashe Kachingwe
(Her Single "2 On" featuring 'Schoolboy Q' Reached Number One on The Rhythmic Airplay Chart)
Tinashe Kachingwe
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Birthdate: February 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Tinashe started as a child actor, appearing as a motion-capture model in The Polar Express and as Robin Wheeler in Out of Jimmy's Head. She later began performing with The Stunners. She has delivered Billboard-charting hits such as 2 On and has collaborated with the likes of Britney Spears.
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Maggie Lawson
(Best Known for Her Role as Detective ‘Juliet O'Hara’ in the TV Series ‘Psych’)
Maggie Lawson
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Birthdate: August 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo

Maggie Lawson is an American actress best known for portraying Head Detective Juliet Lynn "Jules" O'Hara in the popular detective comedy-drama TV series Psych. Apart from contributing immensely to the success of Psych, Maggie Lawson has also played key roles in the success of other TV series, such as Party of Five, Inside Schwartz, and Lethal Weapon.  

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Chrishell Stause
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Birthdate: July 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer

Chrishell Stause is an American actress who made her debut with the television show, All My Children and won over the hearts of people with her brilliant portrayal of Amanda Dillon. Later on, her performance in the NBC soap opera, Days of Our Lives, was also highly appreciated.  She is also a real estate agent and her work was showcased in the Netflix show, Selling Sunset.

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Patricia Neal
(A major star of the 1950s and 60s, she was the recipient of an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and two British Academy Film Awards)
Patricia Neal
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Birthdate: January 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 8, 2010
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Rebecca Gayheart
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Birthdate: August 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
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Sarah Wright
(Known for Her Role as ‘Millicent Gergich’ in the TV Series ‘Parks and Recreation’)
Sarah Wright
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Birthdate: September 28, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra

Sarah Wright is best known as Millicent Gergich from Parks and Recreation. Fans also loved her in Quintuplets, The Loop, and Marry Me. She has also appeared in the film American Made and the Netflix show Spinning Out. She is married to actor/producer Eric Christian Olsen.

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Melissa McBride
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Birthdate: May 23, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Rumer Willis
(Actress and the Eldest Daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore)
Rumer Willis
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Birthdate: August 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo

The eldest daughter of actress Demi Moore and actor Bruce Willis, Rumer Willis decided to follow in her parents’ footsteps. No stranger to Hollywood, she began acting as a child and has worked with both her parents. She has also appeared on the cover of several magazines like Page Six and Prestige. She loves tattoos!

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Kelly Rutherford
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Birthdate: November 6, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Ciara Bravo
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Katie Knight’ on TV Series ‘Big Time Rush’)
Ciara Bravo
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Birthdate: March 18, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces

Ciara Bravo is an American actress who started her acting career at the age of nine. After establishing herself as a child artist, she went on to appear in teen TV series like Red Band Society. Also a talented voice actress, Bravo has voiced important characters in many animated films and series like Open Season 3 and Special Agent Oso.

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Molly Sims
(Model)
Molly Sims
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Birthdate: May 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Irene Dunne
(One of the Greatest Actresses of Golden Age of Hollywood)
Irene Dunne
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Birthdate: December 20, 1898
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: September 4, 1990

Irene Dunne was a prominent actor of the Golden Age of Hollywood. She is best known for her comedy roles and was nominated for the Academy Award five times. Some of her best-known films were Theodora Goes Wild and I Remember Mama. A devout Catholic, she received the papal knighthood.

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Telma Hopkins
(Singer, Actress)
Telma Hopkins
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Birthdate: October 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Rebecca Broussard
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Birthdate: January 3, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Ashley Eckstein
(Actor, Television actor)
Ashley Eckstein
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Birthdate: September 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Beth Broderick
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Birthdate: February 24, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Jessica Weixler
(Best Known for Her Roles in the TV Series ‘Teeth’ and ‘The Big Bad Swim’)
Jessica Weixler
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Birthdate: June 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Jessica Weixler is best known as Dawn O'Keefe from the film Teeth and Jordan from The Big Bad Swim. New York magazine named her the 2009 New Indie Queen. She has also appeared in the series The Good Wife and Law & Order, and has co-written the film Apartment Troubles.
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Leigh-Allyn Baker
(Actress, Voice Actor)
Leigh-Allyn Baker
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Birthdate: March 13, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Galadriel Stineman
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Birthdate: October 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
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Mrs. Leslie Carter
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Birthdate: June 10, 1857
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 13, 1937
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Erin Hill
(Harpist)
Erin Hill
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DeVore Ledridge
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Birthdate: June 13, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini