Actors From Michigan

Michigan has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include Steven Seagal, Burt Reynolds, Taylor Lautner, Tom Selleck, Terry Crews 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 Terry Crews

Terry Crews.
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Famous As: Actor, American Football Player
Birthdate: July 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo

Terrence Crews is an actor, comedian, activist and a body-builder. He’s also a former professional football player. He has starred in sitcoms like Everybody Hates Chris and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Plus, he has acted in many movies including the Expendables series. In 2017, Crews talked about a sexual assault on him by a Hollywood executive. He fiercely advocates for women's rights.

 2 Tom Selleck

Tom Selleck.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius

An actor famous for his rugged good looks, Tom Selleck is best known for playing tough police officers and investigators in TV shows and films. Even though he has been active in the entertainment industry since the 1960s, he finally gained stardom only in the 1980s and continues to be a popular actor to date.

 3 Burt Reynolds

Burt Reynolds.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 11, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 6, 2018

Called a sex symbol, Burt Reynolds was one of the most charismatic actors to rule the silver screen. The star of movies like The Longest Yard, Boogie Nights and Best Friends was a massive box-office attraction from 1978 to 1982, with Smokey and the Bandit being his biggest hits. However, he really did not get thumbs up from movie critics.

 4 Taylor Lautner

Taylor Lautner.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Actor and model, Taylor Lautner, gained international fame for playing Jacob Black in The Twilight Saga film series. He began his career by taking up small roles in TV shows. A handsome young man, he soon became a teen sex symbol and started getting film offers. He was named on Glamour's The 50 Sexiest Men of 2010 list.

 5 David Spade

David Spade.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer

David Spade is an American comedian and actor. Also a well-known philanthropist, David Spade helped the Phoenix Police Department buy 300 firearms by making a donation of $100,000. In 2013, he donated $200,000 to rebuild Oklahoma after it was hit by a tornado. In 2018, he donated $100,000 to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

 6 Keegan-Michael Key

Keegan-Michael Key
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Keegan-Michael Key is an American actor, producer, comedian, and writer. He is credited with co-creating Comedy Central's sketch comedy series Key & Peele for which he has received a couple of awards including a Primetime Emmy Award. He is also known for his philanthropic efforts; he has participated in the Young Storytellers Foundation's annual fundraiser.

 7 J. K. Simmons

J. K. Simmons
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Famous As: Television actor
Birthdate: January 9, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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 8 Robert Wagner

Robert Wagner.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 10, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Best known as Jonathan Hart from the series Hart to Hart, Robert Wagner was scouted while dining at a restaurant. He played memorable roles in projects such as the Austin Powers trilogy and Two and a Half Men. He had multiple affairs, too, which he revealed later, in his autobiography.

 9 Lee Majors

Lee Majors.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 23, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus

Lee Majors is an American actor known for his performance in TV series like The Six Million Dollar Man and The Fall Guy. Majors is credited with inspiring the popular song Midnight Train to Georgia. He serves as an inspiration to orphans around the world as he established himself in Hollywood after he was orphaned at the age of one.

 10 Steven Seagal

Steven Seagal.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 10, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries

A multi-talented personality, Steven Seagal started his career as a martial artist; he is the first foreigner to run an aikido dojo in Japan. He then showcased his skills in many of his films. Also a skilled guitarist, Seagal has worked with legends like Stevie Wonder. A well-known animal rights activist and environmentalist, Seagal holds American, Russian, and Serbian citizenship.

 11 Dean Cain

Dean Cain.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 31, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo

Dean Cain is an American actor best known for playing Superman in the television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. As a television presenter, Cain is credited with popularizing the show Ripley's Believe It or Not! Dean Cain also proved to be a responsible citizen by swearing-in as a reserve police officer in St. Anthony, Idaho, USA.

 12 Matthew Lillard

Matthew Lillard
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Famous As: Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor
Birthdate: January 24, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 13 Bruce Campbell

Bruce Campbell.
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Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: June 22, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer

Bruce Campbell is an American actor, filmmaker, and writer. Best known for his portrayal of Ash Williams in the Evil Dead franchise, Campbell is also known for his work in several cult films like Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat, Maniac Cop, Crimewave, and Bubba Ho-Tep. Since 2014, he has been organizing the Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival.

 14 Courtney B. Vance

Courtney B. Vance
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Famous As: film actor, television actor, stage actor
Birthdate: March 12, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces

 15 Tom Sizemore

Tom Sizemore
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 16 George Peppard

George Peppard
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 1, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 8, 1994

 17 Richard Kiel

Richard Kiel.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: September 10, 2014
Richard Kiel is best remembered for his towering frame of 7 feet 2 inches, which led him to play villainous roles such as Jaws in the James Bond films The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker. Fans also loved him for his iconic role of Mr. Larson in Happy Gilmore.

 18 Danny Thomas

Danny Thomas.
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Birthdate: January 6, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: February 6, 1991

Danny Thomas was an American nightclub comedian, actor, singer, and producer. He is credited with creating one of the most successful sitcoms in the history of American TV, Danny Thomas Show. Also a well-known philanthropist, Danny Thomas founded the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, a nonprofit medical corporation that focuses on children's catastrophic diseases, such as leukemia and other cancers.

 19 Dax Shepard

Dax Shepard
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 20 Jalen Rose

Jalen Rose
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 21 Paul Walter Hauser

Paul Walter Hauser.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra

Paul Walter Hauser is an American comedian and actor. Hauser played a major role in the critical success of Clint Eastwood's film Richard Jewell, in which he played the title role; the biographical film showcased Hauser as real-life security guard Richard Jewell who saved many lives after spotting a bomb at Centennial Olympic Park.

 22 Ernie Hudson

Ernie Hudson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 17, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 23 Tom Skerritt

Tom Skerritt.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 25, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo

Veteran actor Tom Skerritt has been professionally active for almost six decades. He has appeared in over 40 movies and 200 TV episodes. He is best known for his role in the TV series Picket Fences, for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award. Besides acting, he is the founder of Heyou Media, a Seattle-based digital media company. 

 24 Michael Schur

Michael Schur.
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Famous As: Actor, Producer, Writer
Birthdate: October 29, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Michael Schur is best known for his Emmy-winning screenwriting on the show SNL and the series The Office. Some of the other shows co-created by him are Brooklyn 99 and Parks and Recreation. His is known for his positive storylines. He has also collaborated with The Decemberists for Calamity Song.

 25 Dave Coulier

Dave Coulier.
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Famous As: Comedian, Actor, Voice Actor
Birthdate: September 21, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo

Dave Coulier is an American actor, voice actor, stand-up comedian, impressionist, and television host. He is known for portraying Joey Gladstone in the popular sitcom Full House. Also a private pilot, Coulier owns a B35 Bonanza. He also likes ice hockey and takes part in charity events organized by the Detroit Red Wings.

 26 Steven Crowder

Steven Crowder.
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Famous As: Actor, Political Commentator
Birthdate: July 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer

Steven Crowder is an American-Canadian comedian, media host, and conservative political commentator. His YouTube channel, which has more than five million subscribers, was demonetized following repeated use of homophobic and racist slurs to describe Carlos Maza. Crowder contributed to the origin of the popular Internet meme, Change My Mind.

 27 Jack Falahee

Jack Falahee
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces

 28 Daniel Henney

Daniel Henney.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 28, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Daniel Henney is best known for his roles in films such as X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Shanghai Calling. Owing to his Korean-Irish descent, he has also starred in several K-dramas, such as My Lovely Sam Soon. He played the lead role of Matt Simmons in Criminal Minds and its spin-off.

 29 Harry Morgan

Harry Morgan.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 10, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 7, 2011

Harry Morgan was an American actor who appeared in over 100 films in a career that spanned six decades. Apart from contributing to the success of several films, Morgan also appeared in many TV series; for his performance in the series M*A*S*H, Morgan received an Emmy. In 2006, he was made an inductee of the Hall of Great Western Performers.

 30 Sinbad

Sinbad
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Famous As: Stand-up comedian
Birthdate: November 10, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 31 Paul Feig

Paul Feig
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo

Filmmaker and actor Paul Feig is known for creating films such as Bridesmaids and Ghostbusters. His comedy series Freaks and Geeks later achieved cult status. Known for his frequent collaborations with Melissa McCarthy, he, apparently, is always dressed in a suit and a tie when he directs.

 32 David Alan Grier

David Alan Grier
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Famous As: actor, screenwriter, stage actor, television actor
Birthdate: June 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer

 33 Kevin Nash

Kevin Nash.
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Famous As: Wrestler, Actor
Birthdate: July 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
WWE legend Kevin Nash has also been part of the WCW and the TNA, winning 21 championships, including six world championships. He has won the world tag-team title 12 times. He was also part of the backstage group The Kliq and a co-founder of the New World Order.

 34 Glenn Frey

Glenn Frey.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 6, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 18, 2016

American singer, songwriter and vocalist, Glen Frey was the co-founder of the extremely famous rock band of the 1970s—Eagles. The band delivered hit albums like Hotel California before disbanding after a decade. The six time Grammy award winner then enjoyed a successful solo career with hit songs like Smuggler’s Blues and The Heat Is On before re-joining his band.

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 35 Sean Giambrone

Sean Giambrone.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 30, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini

 36 Bryan Greenberg

Bryan Greenberg.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 24, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Bryan Greenberg is best known as Ben Epstein from How to Make It in America and Jake Jagielski from One Tree Hill. His other notable projects include the series October Road and the movie Bride Wars. He had started with children's theater and had then moved on to commercials.

 37 David Burtka

David Burtka.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 29, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini

David Burtka is an American actor and chef. He is known for his roles in popular television series, such as How I Met Your Mother. An openly gay actor, David Burtka serves as an inspiration to the LGBT community. Along with his husband Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka contributes to the welfare of the LGBT community.

 38 Brian d'Arcy James

Brian d'Arcy James
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 29, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer

 39 Tim Meadows

Tim Meadows
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Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: February 5, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 40 Martin Milner

Martin Milner.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 28, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 6, 2015
Martin Milner is best remembered for his roles as Tod Stiles in Route 66 and Officer Pete Malloy in Adam-12. Fans also loved him as Karl Robinson in The Swiss Family Robinson. He was a polio survivor and has begun acting at local children’s theater at the age of 9.

 41 Terry O'Quinn

Terry O'Quinn
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer

 42 Jeremy Davies

Jeremy Davies.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 8, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra

Jeremy Davies is best known as Ray Aibelli from Spanking the Monkey and as Corporal Upham from Saving Private Ryan. He has also appeared in the series Lost, has won an Emmy for the series Justified, and has earned a BAFTA for the video game God of War.

 43 Andy Richter

Andy Richter
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 28, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 44 Colin Egglesfield

Colin Egglesfield.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 45 Austin Nichols

Austin Nichols.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus

 46 Rob Paulsen

Rob Paulsen
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Famous As: Voice Actor
Birthdate: March 11, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces

 47 Michael Moriarty

Michael Moriarty.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 5, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries

 48 Brandon T Jackson

Brandon T Jackson.
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: March 7, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces

 49 Timothy Busfield

Timothy Busfield.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 12, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Timothy Busfield is best known for his Emmy-winning role of Elliot Weston in Thirtysomething. Fans also loved him as Danny Concannon in the series The West Wing and as Dr. John 'J.T.' McIntyre in Trapper John, M.D. He owns the non-profit B Street Theatre and Fantasy Theatre for Children.

 50 Garrett Clayton

Garrett Clayton.
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Dancer
Birthdate: March 19, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces