Actors From Maryland

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Maryland has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include Thomas Jane, David Hasselhoff, John Astin, Utkarsh Ambudkar, John Waters and others.
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Penn Badgley
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Birthdate: November 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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David Hasselhoff
(American Actor and TV Personality Who Holds a Guinness World Record as the Most Watched Man on TV)
David Hasselhoff
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Birthdate: July 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer

David Hasselhoff played the iconic role of Mitch Buchannon in Baywatch. He has also starred in The Young and The Restless and Knight Rider, judged on America’s Got Talent, released a music album, and appeared in Broadway musicals. He has a Guinness record for being the most-watched man on TV.

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Thomas Jane
(American Actor Known for His Role in the Series 'The Expanse')
Thomas Jane
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Birthdate: February 22, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces

An actor known for appearing in the film Deep Blue Sea, Thomas Jane has been active in Hollywood for more than 30 years. He dropped out of high school to pursue acting and struggled for a while. Eventually, he was able to make a name for himself in the entertainment world. Besides acting, he writes comic books. 

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Lance Reddick
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Birthdate: December 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Lance Reddick is an American musician and actor. Over the years, Reddick has contributed immensely to the success of several TV series, such as Oz, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Wire, Fringe, and Bosch. He has also been entertaining children and adults alike by providing his likeness and voice for video games like Quantum Break and Destiny series.

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John Astin
(Actor and Director Known for His Role as ‘Gomez Addams’ in the TV Series ‘The Addams Family’)
John Astin
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Birthdate: March 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
John Astin is best known as Gomez Addams from the 1960s’ series The Addams Family. He was a known face in movies of the horror-comedy/parody genre, such as the Killer Tomatoes films. Some of his other notable films were West Side Story, Freaky Friday, and National Lampoon's European Vacation.
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Sean Murray
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Birthdate: November 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Spike Jonze
(Actor, director)
Spike Jonze
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Birthdate: October 22, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
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Daniel Stern
(Best Known for His Role as 'Marv Murchins' in the 'Home Alone' Series )
Daniel Stern
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Birthdate: August 28, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo

American actor, artist, director, and screenwriter Daniel Stern is best-recognised for playing the tall and dim-witted thief Marv Murchins in first two films of the Home Alone franchise. He is also noted for his role in the film City Slickers and its sequel; voice-role in the TV series Dilbert; and for directing the sports-comedy film Rookie of the Year.

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John Waters
(Known for His Transgressive Cult Films and Director of the Comedy Film 'Hairspray')
John Waters
3
Birthdate: April 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Frank Stallone
(Singer, Guitarist and Actor)
Frank Stallone
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Birthdate: July 30, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo

Actor, singer-songwriter, and guitarist Frank Stallone is the younger brother of Sylvester Stallone. He has written music for his brother’s movies and has received Golden Globe and Grammy nominations for his songs. He has also released numerous albums. He has appeared in many reality TV shows and radio segments as well.

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Josh Charles
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Birthdate: September 5, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
 12 
Johnathon Schaech
(American Actor and Screenwriter Best Known for His Role in the Film ‘That Thing You Do!’)
Johnathon Schaech
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Birthdate: September 10, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo

Johnathon Schaech is an American actor best known for playing James Mattingly II in the 1996 comedy film That Thing You Do, which marked Tom Hanks' directorial debut. Also a producer and writer, Johnathon Schaech has co-written several screenplays for films, such as Road House 2. He has also released a book named Rick Dempsey's Caught Stealing.

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Richard Schiff
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Birthdate: May 27, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
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JC Chasez
(Singer-songwriter, producer best known as a former member of the boy band NSYNC)
JC Chasez
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Birthdate: August 8, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
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Lewis Black
(Comedian)
Lewis Black
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Birthdate: August 30, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Jessie Usher
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Birthdate: February 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces

Jessie Usher is an American actor. Over the years, Jessie Usher has played a key role contributing to the success of TV series, such as Level Up and Survivor's Remorse, playing main characters in both the series. He has also played prominent roles in popular films like Independence Day: Resurgence.

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Utkarsh Ambudkar
(Actor and Singer Known for His Films: ‘Pitch Perfect’, ‘Blindspotting’ and ‘Brittany Runs a Marathon’)
Utkarsh Ambudkar
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Birthdate: December 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Utkarsh Ambudkar is an American rapper, actor, and singer. Apart from releasing extended plays, such as The Gold Tusk and Members Only, Ambudkar has also played interesting roles on stage, in films, and in TV series. Owing to his Indian origin, Utkarsh Ambudkar has often played characters of Asian background.

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Ben Feldman
(Actor and Producer Known for His TV Series: ‘Mad Men’, ‘Superstore’ and ‘Drop Dead Diva’)
Ben Feldman
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Birthdate: May 27, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini

Ben Feldman is an American actor known for playing important roles in TV series like Mad Men and Superstore. For his portrayal of Michael Ginsberg in Mad Men, Feldman was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award under the Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series category. Apart from being an actor, Feldman also co-owns a wine label called Angelica Cellars.

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Alexis Denisof
(Actor,Soundtrack)
Alexis Denisof
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Birthdate: February 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Frank Miller
(American comic book writer)
Frank Miller
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Birthdate: January 27, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Comic-book writer Frank Miller soared to fame with his comics and graphic novels such as Daredevil, Sin City, The Dark Knight Returns, and 300. He directed the film adaptation of The Spirit, co-directed Sin City and its sequel, and produced the movie 300. He also created the Marvel character Elektra.
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Charles S Dutton
(Actor and Director Known f or His Role as ‘Roc Emerson’ in the TV Series ‘Roc’)
Charles S Dutton
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Birthdate: January 30, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Charles S. Dutton is an American actor and filmmaker. He is best known for playing Boy Willie in the television film The Piano Lesson, for which he received nominations at Golden Globe Awards and Primetime Emmy Awards. Interestingly, Dutton discovered his passion for acting in prison after he was jailed for manslaughter in 1967.

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Elden Henson
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Birthdate: August 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Howard Rollins
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Birthdate: October 17, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 8, 1996
 24 
Barry Levinson
(Winner of the Academy Award for Best Director for Rain Man.)
Barry Levinson
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Birthdate: April 6, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
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Shawn Hatosy
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Birthdate: December 29, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Dwight Schultz
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Birthdate: November 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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James Ransone
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Birthdate: June 2, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Montel Williams
(Actor, Officer, Television presenter, Radio personality)
Montel Williams
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Birthdate: July 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Peter Griffith
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Birthdate: October 23, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 14, 2001
 30 
Ernie Lively
(Actor and Acting Coach Known for His Films: ‘Passenger 57’ and ‘The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants’)
Ernie Lively
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Birthdate: January 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 3, 2021
Actor and acting coach Ernie Lively is the father of actors Blake and Eric Lively. He is best known for his roles in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and its sequel. He has also appeared in series such as Malibu Shores, The West Wing, and The X-Files
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Kevin Chamberlin
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Birthdate: November 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Kevin Chamberlin is an American actor best known for playing Uncle Fester in the musical comedy The Addams Family. Although he has played interesting roles in films and TV series, Chamberlin is best known for his work in theatre. Over the years, his theatre work has earned him three Drama Desk Award and three Tony Award nominations.

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Robert Hays
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Birthdate: July 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
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Freddie Jones
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Birthdate: September 12, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 9, 2019
 34 
Ira Glass
(Radio producer, Radio personality, Actor)
Ira Glass
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Birthdate: March 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Greg Plitt
(Model)
Greg Plitt
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Birthdate: November 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 17, 2015
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Judah Friedlander
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Birthdate: March 16, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Dale Midkiff
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Birthdate: July 1, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
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John Kassir
(Actor known for his work as the voice of the Cryptkeeper in HBO's Tales from the Crypt franchise)
John Kassir
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Birthdate: October 24, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Michael Cerveris
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Birthdate: November 6, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Edwin Booth
(American actor)
Edwin Booth
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Birthdate: November 13, 1833
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: June 7, 1893
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Jameson Parker
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Birthdate: November 18, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Michael Gordon
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Birthdate: September 6, 1909
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 29, 1993
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Mark Rolston
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Birthdate: December 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Derek Waters
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Birthdate: July 30, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
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Dan Futterman
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Birthdate: June 8, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Lester Speight
(American Football player)
Lester Speight
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Birthdate: August 28, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Melvin Williams
(American actor)
Melvin Williams
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Birthdate: December 14, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Carolyn Lawrence
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Birthdate: February 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Nick Palatas
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Birthdate: January 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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John Patrick Amedori
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Birthdate: April 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus