Actresses From Maryland

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Maryland has produced a number of Actresses who have made it big. These include Anna Faris, Jada Pinkett Smith, Julie Bowen, Cass Elliot, Linda Hamilton and others.
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Anna Faris
(American Actress Who is Known for Her Performances in Comedic Roles)
Anna Faris
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Birthdate: November 29, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Actress Anna Faris is known for her comedic roles, especially as the lead in the commercially successful Scary Movie films. Lost in Translation, Brokeback Mountain, Just Friends, The House Bunny, The Dictator, Calgary and Overboard are some of her other notable films. She has also acted in television sitcoms like Friends and Mom. Anna Faris has been featured on the covers of several magazines.

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Julie Bowen
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Claire Dunphy’ on the TV Series ‘Modern Family’)
Julie Bowen
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Birthdate: March 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces

Julie Bowen is an American actress whose performance in the television series Modern Family earned her six successive Primetime Emmy Award nominations, out of which she won twice. But what's really impressive and inspirational about this Marylander is that she achieved all this wearing a pacemaker in her chest all the way through—a real-life Iron Woman!

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Linda Hamilton
(American Actress Known for Her TV Series ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and ‘Terminator’ Film Series)
Linda Hamilton
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Birthdate: September 26, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra

A popular American actress, Linda Hamilton is famous for being the first actress to portray the iconic Sarah Connor in the Terminator movie series. A brave woman, who has fought depression and bipolar disorder throughout her career, Hamilton suffered permanent hearing damage after firing a gun without using her ear plugs while filming Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

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Toni Braxton
(One of the Best-Selling Female R&B Artist In History)
Toni Braxton
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Birthdate: October 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Soul and R&B sensation Toni Braxton initially performed with her sisters in The Braxtons. She won three of her seven Grammys with her debut album. Known for her Billboard-charters such as Un-break My Heart, she also collaborated with Babyface, competed in Dancing with the Stars, and produced Braxton Family Values.
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Parker Posey
(Queen of the Indies)
Parker Posey
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Birthdate: November 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Parker Posey, also known as the “Queen of the Indies,” is best known for her work with Christopher Guest in his mockumentaries such as Waiting for Guffman and A Mighty Wind. Audiences also loved her in the series Lost in Space and Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay.
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Cass Elliot
(American Singer Who was a Member of the Folk-Rock Band 'The Mamas & the Papas')
Cass Elliot
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Birthdate: September 19, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 29, 1974

Cass Elliot was a popular American singer and actress. As part of the famous folk-rock vocal group The Mamas and the Papas, Cass Elliot played an important role in influencing the counterculture of the 1960s and its music scene. She had a great impact on the American entertainment industry of the 1960s.

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Jada Pinkett Smith
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Birthdate: September 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo

An actress, screenwriter, producer, and businesswoman, Jada Pinkett Smith is a woman who dons many hats. Entering the entertainment world in the 1990s as an actress, she quickly cemented her place in Hollywood and soon branched out into production as well. An ambitious lady, she also runs her own music company and fashion label.

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Nicole Ari Parker
(Actress Known for Her Films: ‘The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love’ and ‘Boogie Nights’)
Nicole Ari Parker
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Birthdate: October 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra

Nicole Ari Parker is best known for her role as Becky Barnett in the movie Boogie Nights. Fans also loved her as Teri Joseph in Soul Food and as Giselle Barker in the soap Empire. She also plays Samantha Miller in Chicago P.D. Nicole is an active Democrat.

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Kate Siegel
(Actress)
Kate Siegel
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Birthdate: August 9, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
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Mo'Nique
(Comedian)
Mo'Nique
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Birthdate: December 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Patricia Richardson
(American television actress)
Patricia Richardson
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Birthdate: February 23, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Kimberly J. Brown
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Marnie Piper’ in the ‘Halloweentown’ Films)
Kimberly J. Brown
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Birthdate: November 16, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Best known as Marnie Piper from the Halloweentown movies, Kimberly J. Brown was also seen as Marah Lewis in the soap Guiding Light. She gained fame with her comedy videos on her TikTok channel, officialkimberlyjbrown. She also runs an Etsy shop and has co-written a Halloween-themed children's book.
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Tracie Thoms
(Actress)
Tracie Thoms
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Birthdate: August 19, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
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Shalita Grant
(Actress)
Shalita Grant
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Birthdate: August 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Felicia Pearson
(Famous for Her Role as the ‘Snoop Pearson’ on the Award-Winning HBO Drama Series 'The Wire')
Felicia Pearson
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Birthdate: May 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus

Best known for her role in HBO production, The Wire, Felicia Pearson started dealing in drugs as a teenager before being incarcerated for second degree murder, earning her GED while in prison. On her release, she was picked up for a role in The Wire, kickstarting her career as actor and rapper. She published her memoir, Grace After Midnight, in 2007.

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Sierra Capri
(Actress)
Sierra Capri
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Birthdate: September 8, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Lisa Ann Walter
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Birthdate: August 3, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
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Anna Deavere Smith
(Actress, Playwright & Professor)
Anna Deavere Smith
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Birthdate: September 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Bess Armstrong
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Birthdate: December 11, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Bresha Webb
(Actress)
Bresha Webb
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Birthdate: May 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Paula Marshall
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Birthdate: June 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Maia Campbell
(Actress)
Maia Campbell
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Birthdate: November 26, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Colleen Haskell
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Birthdate: December 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Mildred Natwick
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Birthdate: June 19, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: October 25, 1994
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Monica Dogra
(Best known as one half of the electro-rock duo Shaa'ir and Func)
Monica Dogra
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Birthdate: October 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Jessica Lee Rose
(Actress who starred in the Youtube series Lonelygirl15 from 2006 to 2008 and appeared in the series Sorority Forever)
Jessica Lee Rose
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Birthdate: April 26, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Vivienne Medrano
(Creator of Hazbin Hotel and Helluva Boss, two adult animated web series)
Vivienne Medrano
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Birthdate: October 28, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Margaret Hayes
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Birthdate: December 5, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 26, 1977