Actors From Louisiana

Louisiana has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include Jared Leto, Tyler Perry, Tim McGraw, Zachary Levi, Ian Somerhalder and others.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Ian Somerhalder

Ian Somerhalder
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 8, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Ian Somerhalder is a successful actor, model, and director. He is also known for his activism; he is an ardent supporter of St. Tammany Humane Society, which aims at providing shelter to animals. In 2010, he founded the Ian Somerhalder Foundation, which aims at educating people about the importance of safeguarding animals and the environment.

 2 Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo

The amazingly talented, Tyler Perry, is an American actor who topped Forbes list of highest-paid man in entertainment in 2011. Perry is most known as the creator of the boisterous, African-American grandmother character, Madea, which he himself performs with great skill and artistry. From a homeless playwriter to having his own studio, Perry has surely achieved the evasive American dream.

 3 Zachary Levi

Zachary Levi
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra

Zachary Levi is an actor who brought the famous character, Flynn Rider, to life with his impressive voice in the animated film Tangled. Levi, who considers himself a nerd, founded a company called The Nerd Machine to launch the nerd culture worldwide. In 2019, it was announced that Levi will be an ambassador for Active Minds, a mental health charity.

 4 Jared Leto

Jared Leto
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: December 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Jared Leto is one of the few method actors who remains completely in character while filming a particular project, even to the point of affecting his health. Also a singer-songwriter, he formed a band called Thirty Seconds to Mars, for which he serves as a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is also known for his philanthropic activities.

 5 Anthony Mackie

Anthony Mackie
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra

Anthony Mackie is an American actor who achieved international recognition after playing Sam Wilson / Falcon in a series of superhero films produced by Marvel Studios. A self-made man, Mackie graduated from the Juilliard School and worked hard to establish himself in the American film and TV industry.

 6 Carl Weathers

Carl Weathers
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 14, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Carl Weathers began his career as a football player, playing for the NFL team Oakland Raiders and the CFL team B.C. Lions. He stepped into acting with Arthur Marks’s blaxploitation films. He is best known as Apollo Creed from the Rocky films and as Greef Karga from The Mandalorian.

 7 Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Three-time Grammy-winning country artist Tim McGraw has released 15 albums, 10 of which have topped the Top Country Albums chart. He also has 25 Hot Country Songs chart-toppers. He has also appeared in movies such as The Blind Side and Tomorrowland and is a minority owner of the Nashville Kats.
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 8 Master P

Master P
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: April 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus

 9 Harry Connick Jr.

Harry Connick Jr.
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Famous As: American singer
Birthdate: September 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo

Grammy-winning singer-actor Harry Connick Jr. was born to a lawyer mother and an attorney father, who also owned a record store. He mastered the piano as a child and formed his first jazz band at 10. He later soared to fame with the multi-platinum soundtrack of When Harry Met Sally...

 10 Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is an American actor best known for playing Black Manta in the 2018 superhero film Aquaman. He is also renowned for portraying Doctor Manhattan in the superhero drama limited series Watchmen for which he was honored with the prestigious Primetime Emmy Award in September 2020.

 11 Trevante Rhodes

Trevante Rhodes
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 12 Nnamdi Asomugha

Nnamdi Asomugha
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: July 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer

 13 Trace Adkins

Trace Adkins
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: January 13, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Trace Adkins is an American country singer renowned for his bass-baritone singing voice. Adkins has recorded many studio albums that have received platinum or gold certification in the US. A multi-talented personality, Adkins also appears on TV and writes books; his autobiography was released in 2007. He is also a member of a non-profit organization called 'Sons of Confederate Veterans'.

 14 Romeo Miller

Romeo Miller
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: August 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo

Romeo Miller soared to fame with the single My Baby and his Billboard 200-charting album Lil' Romeo. He also worked on the soundtrack of the movie God's Gift. In 2007, he accepted a basketball scholarship from the USC Trojans. He had his own show and has starred in films, too.

 15 John Larroquette

John Larroquette
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Famous As: Actor played the role of Dan Fielding on the television series, Night Court before later having his own sitcom.
Birthdate: November 25, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 16 Theo Von

Theo Von
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: March 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces

 17 Wendell Pierce

Wendell Pierce
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 8, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 18 Mark Duplass

Mark Duplass
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: December 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 19 Jeffrey Hunter

Jeffrey Hunter
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: May 27, 1969

 20 Shane West

Shane West
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Shane West is best known as Eli Sammler from Once and Again and Dr. Ray Barnett from ER. Audiences also loved him as Landon Carter in A Walk to Remember and as Bane in Gotham. He has also been part of bands such as the Germs and the Twilight Creeps.

 21 Sean Patrick Flanery

Sean Patrick Flanery
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra

Sean Patrick Flanery is an American actor, martial artist, and author. His notable films includeThe Boondock Saints, Powder, and Saw: The Final Chapter. He holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and teaches the martial art to many people. Also a race car enthusiast, Flanery won the Toyota Pro-Celebrity Race in 1997.

 22 Garrett Morris

Garrett Morris
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: February 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Garrett Morris is best known as part of Saturday Night Live, where he played characters such as Chico Escuela and the News for the Hard of Hearing translator. He also played Uncle Junior on The Jamie Foxx Show and Earl Washington in 2 Broke Girls.

 23 Vance DeGeneres

Vance DeGeneres
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Famous As: Actor, Television actor, Screenwriter
Birthdate: September 2, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo

 24 Jay Duplass

Jay Duplass
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: March 7, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces

 25 Pruitt Taylor Vince

Pruitt Taylor Vince
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 5, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer

 26 Alan Autry

Alan Autry
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 31, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo

 27 Iron Eyes Cody

Iron Eyes Cody
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 3, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: January 4, 1999

 28 Earl Holliman

Earl Holliman
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 11, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo

 29 Sam Trammell

Sam Trammell
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Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: January 29, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 30 Wesley Eure

Wesley Eure
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo

 31 David Lambert

David Lambert
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 29, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 32 Sinqua Walls

Sinqua Walls
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries

 33 Paul Burke

Paul Burke
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 13, 2009

 34 Jason Mitchell

Jason Mitchell
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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 35 Vernon Wells

Vernon Wells
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Famous As: actor, voice actor, film actor
Birthdate: December 31, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 36 Faron Young

Faron Young
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 25, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 10, 1996

 37 Trombone Shorty

Trombone Shorty
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 38 Keith Thibodeaux

Keith Thibodeaux
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 1, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 39 Bryan Batt

Bryan Batt
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 1, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces

 40 Rico Love

Rico Love
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 41 John M. Jackson

John M. Jackson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 1, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini

 42 Marques Johnson

Marques Johnson
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: February 8, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 43 Lash LaRue

Lash LaRue
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 15, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: May 21, 1996

 44 Howard K. Smith

Howard K. Smith
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: May 12, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 15, 2002

 45 J.R. Martinez

J.R. Martinez
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Famous As: He played the role of Brot Monroe on the ABC daytime drama All My Children
Birthdate: June 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini

 46 Paul Carr

Paul Carr
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Famous As: Actor, Film producer
Birthdate: January 31, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 17, 2006

 47 Richard Eastham

Richard Eastham
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: June 22, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: July 10, 2005

 48 Wayne McLaren

Wayne McLaren
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Famous As: Model, Stuntman
Birthdate: September 12, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 22, 1992

 49 Glenn McCuen

Glenn McCuen
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Famous As: Actor, Gymnast
Birthdate: February 3, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Initially trained in martial arts, Glenn McCuen was later inspired by his sister to take up gymnastics. An Olympic aspirant, he, unfortunately, had to quit gymnastics after a serious back injury. He later stepped into acting and appeared in films such as Marmaduke and series such as Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures.

 50 Dylan Dauzat

Dylan Dauzat
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Famous As: Actor, YouTuber
Birthdate: November 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio