Actors From Massachusetts

Massachusetts has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include Matthew Perry, Mark Wahlberg, Chris Evans, Matt LeBlanc, John Krasinski and others.

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 1 Matt Damon

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 8, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra

One of the biggest Hollywood stars of his time, Matt Damon is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. Saving Private Ryan, The Talented Mr Ripley, The Martian and The Departed are some of his notable films. He has also been part of the highly successful Bourne franchise and the Ocean's trilogy.

 2 Edward Norton

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 18, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo

Amongst the most talented actors of his generation, Edward Norton won a Golden Globe Award for his debut film Primal Fear. The formidable actor later went on to work in movies like The Illusionist, The Incredible Hulk, The Birdman and American History X. Norton ventured into film direction with Keeping the Faith. He also supports various environmental and social causes.

 3 Jack Lemmon

Jack Lemmon.
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Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: February 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 27, 2001
John Lemmon is best remembered for his Academy Award-winning roles in Mister Roberts and Save the Tiger, and his Emmy-winning performance in Tuesdays with Morrie. His narration in Harry S Truman: A Journey to Independence earned him a Grammy nomination. He collaborated with Walter Matthau in many projects.

 4 Chris Evans

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Chris Evans is best known for his role as Captain America in several Marvel films, including The Avengers. He was initially cast in teen films such as Not Another Teen Movie and later also appeared as Human Torch in two Fantastic Four films. He has also appeared on Broadway.

 5 Mark Wahlberg

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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: June 5, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini

From being a drug dealer to going to prison on the charge of attempted murder, Mark Wahlberg's young life was a troubled one. That is till the time he decided to pull himself out of the mess and live a worthy life. His foray into music began his journey which later took him into the world of television and film.

 6 John Krasinski

John Krasinski.
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Famous As: Actor, Director, Screenwriter
Birthdate: October 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
The charming actor John Krasinski is best recognised for playing Jim Halpert in the famous American television show, The Office. Apart from working in numerous other film and television projects as well as commercials, John Krasinski further cemented his position in the entertainment world by branching out into writing, producing and directing movies like The Promised Land and The Hollars.

 7 Steve Carell

Steve Carell.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 16, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo

Recognized as "America's Funniest Man" by Life magazine, Steve Carell is an actor, comedian, and writer. He has starred in several hit comedy films and has received numerous awards, including a Golden Globe. Also popular as a comedic TV actor, he has ventured into production and direction as well. Besides comedy, he also plays dramatic roles.

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 8 Matthew Perry

Matthew Perry.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo

Matthew Perry gained worldwide popularity for playing the character of Chandler Bing on the television sitcom Friends. The sitcom ran from 1994 to 2004 and remains one of the most popular ones till date. He also starred in other television series and a number of films. He has had issued with vicodin, methadone, amphetamines and alcohol addiction.

 9 Matt LeBlanc

Matt LeBlanc.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 25, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo

Best known for his performance as Joey in the TV sitcom Friends, Matt LeBlanc was initially told he was too short to be in the modeling industry. Despite the discouragement, he went on to become a model and then established himself as an actor. He is also known for his performance in the sitcom Episodes, for which he won a Golden Globe.

 10 Kurt Russell

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Birthdate: March 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces

From being a successful child artist, Kurt Russell became a huge Disney teen star, then smoothly transitioned into more mature roles and gained recognition with television biographical movie, Elvis. The filmography of this charismatic movie star, today, has a series of blockbuster, critically applauded and award winning movies like Escape from New York, Backdraft, The Thing, Tombstone and Miracle

 11 James Spader

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius

From playing a sexual voyeur to a sadomasochistic boss, James Spader has portrayed a variety of roles, establishing himself as a versatile actor. Despite suffering from strong obsessive-compulsive issues, James Spader has managed to succeed as an actor and hence serves as an inspiration to many who suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder.

 12 Casey Affleck

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo

Actor and director, Casey Affleck has been active in the entertainment industry for over three decades. He developed a love for acting while in school and appeared in many school plays. Encouraged by his drama teacher, he decided to become an actor. After struggling for a few years, he established himself successfully in Hollywood.

 13 Leonard Nimoy

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 26, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 27, 2015
Three-time Emmy nominee Leonard Nimoy is best known for playing the iconic character Spock in the Star Trek franchise, for almost 50 years. Spock became a cult, and even Nimoy’s autobiographies were named after the character. He also appeared in Zombies of the Stratosphere and hosted a documentary series.

 14 Joe Keery

Joe Keery.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus

Joe Keery is an American musician and actor. Apart from playing important roles in popular web television series like Stranger Things, Joe Keery also plays a significant role as a contributing musician for the popular psychedelic rock band, Post Animal.

 15 John Cena

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Famous As: Wrestler, Actor
Birthdate: April 23, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus

One of the biggest WWE stars of all time, John Cena has bagged 25 championships, with 16 reigns as a world champion since his professional career began two decades back. Apart from wrestling, Cena has also carved a career as an actor and rapper. His significant projects include films The Marine, Trainwreck and Sisters and rap album You Can't See Me.

 16 Ben Foster

Ben Foster.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Ben Foster is an American actor best known for playing supporting roles in popular films, such as X-Men: The Last Stand, The Mechanic, 3:10 to Yuma, and Lone Survivor. Ben Foster is a self-made man who established himself in the American film industry after being born to restaurateurs. He continues to attract critical appreciation for his unhinged and intense performance.

 17 Antony Michael Hall

Antony Michael Hall.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 14, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Anthony Michael Hall initially began his career as part of the “Brat Pack” of the 1980s’ movies. He played a geek in Sixteen Candles and later avoided being typecast as one. Audiences loved him as Bill Gates in Pirates of Silicon Valley and as Johnny Smith in The Dead Zone

 18 John Cazale

John Cazale.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 12, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 12, 1978

John Cazale is best remembered for his memorable performance as Fredo Corleone in two The Godfather films. Fans also loved him in The Deer Hunter, The Conversation, and Dog Day Afternoon. He also performed in Broadway and off-Broadway plays. He met an untimely death at 42, due to lung cancer.

 19 Donnie Wahlberg

Donnie Wahlberg.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo

Donnie Wahlberg is a singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor. Popularly known as the bad boy of New Kids on the Block band, Wahlberg faced up to 20 years in prison after he was charged with arson for setting The Seelbach Hilton on fire. The charge was later reduced and eventually dropped after he agreed to appear in public-service videos.

 20 Sam Waterston

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Sam Waterston is an American actor, director, and producer. He is popular for his contribution across all three major acting mediums. An active humanitarian, Sam Waterston works closely with organizations, such as Meals on WheelsRefugees International, Oceana, and The United Way. In 2012, he was honored with the Goodermote Humanitarian Award for his support of refugees.

 21 Finn Wittrock

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio

A Juilliard School alumnus, Finn Wittrock is known for his work on stage, films, and TV shows. As an actor and screenwriter, Finn Wittrock has won many awards, including the National Board of Review Award and Theatre World Award.

 22 Eli Roth

Eli Roth.
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Famous As: Film Director, Writer
Birthdate: April 18, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries

Eli Roth is an American filmmaker and actor. He is known for making controversially bloody and explicitly violent horror films, such as Hostel, for which he has been included in a group of filmmakers called The Splat Pack by journalists. Also known for his fashion sense and workout routine, Roth was voted Most Fit Director by Men's Fitness in 2006.

 23 Bill Burr

Bill Burr
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Famous As: Stand-up comedian
Birthdate: June 10, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini

 24 Clark Gregg

Clark Gregg.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 2, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries

Actor, director, and screenwriter Clark Gregg joined the show business after a series of odd jobs. He co-founded the off-Broadway Atlantic Theater Company at the beginning of his career in entertainment and proceeded to join films. He gained international fame for playing Agent Phil Coulson in many Marvel Cinematic Universe films in the 2010s.

 25 John Slattery

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 13, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
John Slattery is best known as Roger Sterling from the series Mad Men, a role that earned him multiple Emmy nominations. He has also appeared in Broadway and Off-Broadway plays. Fans also loved him as Howard Stark in Marvel movies such as Iron Man 2, Avengers: Endgame, and Ant-Man.

 26 Denis Leary

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 18, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo

Denis Leary is an Irish-American actor, producer, writer, and comedian. Leary is credited with creating popular TV series, such as Rescue Me and Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll. Also a humanitarian, Denis Leary established the Leary Firefighters Foundation in 2000. The foundation has been donating money to fire departments in New York City, Boston, and Worcester.

 27 Misha Collins

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 20, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Misha Collins is best known for playing Castiel and other characters in the series Supernatural. He is also a poet and has co-authored a cookbook with his wife. He has established the charity Random Acts and the GISHWHES. He has also written an academic paper on the structure of shapes.

 28 James Remar

James Remar.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 31, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn

James Remar is an American actor best known for playing Harry Morgan in the popular crime drama mystery TV series Dexter, for which he received nominations at the Saturn Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2012, his contribution to the American entertainment industry was honored with the Saturn Award for Lifetime Achievement.

 29 Jeffrey Donovan

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 11, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus

Jeffrey Donovan is an American actor. He is known for playing important roles in popular films like Hitch, Changeling, and J. Edgar. Also known for his philanthropic activities, Jeffrey Donovan has been actively supporting several causes and organizations, such as Life Rolls On (LRO), which aims at helping people with spinal cord injuries.

 30 Erik Per Sullivan

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 12, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer

Erik Per Sullivan is an American former actor best known for playing Dewey in the popular television sitcom, Malcolm in the Middle. For his performance in the series, Sullivan earned a couple of awards at YoungStar Awards and the Young Artist Awards. A multi-talented personality, Sullivan holds a black belt in taekwondo and can play the saxophone and piano.

 31 Scott Grimes

Scott Grimes
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 9, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer

 32 Scott Evans

Scott Evans
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo

 33 B.J. Novak

B.J. Novak
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 31, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo

 34 Robert Wahlberg

Robert Wahlberg.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 18, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Robert Wahlberg is an American actor known for his appearance in films like The Departed and Mystic River. He is also known as the older brother of Mark and Donnie Wahlberg, both established actors and musicians in the American entertainment industry.

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 35 Jason Nash

Jason Nash.
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian, YouTuber
Birthdate: May 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus

Jason Nash is an American actor, YouTuber, and comedian. He started hogging the limelight in 2010 when he took part in the seventh season of the popular reality television show, Last Comic Standing, where he was a semi-finalist. A multi-talented personality, Nash wrote and directed a web series titled Jason Nash Is Married, which was later adapted into a film.

 36 Michael McIntyre

Michael McIntyre
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: February 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces

 37 Walter Brennan

Walter Brennan.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 25, 1894
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 21, 1974

Actor and singer, Walter Brennan, was one of the best known Hollywood actors in the mid-20th century. The veteran actor was the recipient of three Academy Awards, becoming one of only three male actors to do so. In an extensive career spanning almost five decades, he had appeared in over a hundred films and TV shows.

 38 John Michael Higgins

John Michael Higgins
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 39 Jake Lacy

Jake Lacy.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Jake Lacy is best known for his portrayal of Pete Miller in The Office and as Casey Marion Davenport in Better with You. He co-starred with Rooney Mara in the movie Carol. He had started his career as a theater actor, appearing in plays such as A Midsummer Night's Dream.

 40 Alessandro Nivola

Alessandro Nivola
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 28, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer

 41 Jeremy Strong

Jeremy Strong
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: December 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 42 Jason Mantzoukas

Jason Mantzoukas
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 18, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 43 Steven Van Zandt

Steven Van Zandt
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Famous As: Actor, Musician, Screenwriter, Record producer, Disc jockey, Singer, Television actor, Guitarist, Pianist, Composer
Birthdate: November 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 44 Michael Chiklis

Michael Chiklis
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo

 45 H. Jon Benjamin

H. Jon Benjamin
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 23, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini

 46 Rob Mariano

Rob Mariano
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: December 25, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 47 Rob Delaney

Rob Delaney
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: January 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 48 Paul Michael Glaser

Paul Michael Glaser.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 25, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Paul Michael Glaser is best known as Dave Starsky from the series Starsky & Hutch and as Jack Steeper from the series Third Watch. He has also directed films such as Kazaam. He has chaired the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, named after his first wife, who died of AIDS.

 49 Neal McDonough

Neal McDonough
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 50 Tom Everett Scott

Tom Everett Scott
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo