Actors From Mississippi

Mississippi has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include James Earl Jones, Eric Roberts, Gerald McRaney, Dana Andrews, Lance Bass and others.

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 1 James Earl Jones

James Earl Jones
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Famous As: One of the Greatest Actors in American History
Birthdate: January 17, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn

A veteran actor with a career spanning more than seven decades, James Earl Jones has been described as "one of America's most distinguished and versatile" actors. He initially aspired to be a doctor but fate had other plans for him. He began his career as a stage actor and soon joined films as well.

 2 Eric Roberts

Eric Roberts
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries

The oldest of the popular Roberts siblings, Eric Roberts is an acclaimed American actor. In a career spanning more than four decades, Eric Roberts has gathered more than 596 credits, one of few actors to do so since the 1970s. Eric Roberts has been on the wrong side of the law on a couple of occasions for possession of drugs.

 3 Fred Armisen

Fred Armisen
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: December 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 4 Gerald McRaney

Gerald McRaney
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 19, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo

Gerald McRaney is an American actor best known for contributing to the success of television shows, such as House of Cards, Simon & Simon, Promised Land, and Major Dad. Having played a Marine Corps officer and a veteran on-screen, McRaney has always been supportive of soldiers and veterans. He has also been a part of the Wounded Warrior Project.

 5 Lance Bass

Lance Bass
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Lance Bass is best known as a member of the 1990s’ boy band NSYNC. He owns a production company and had once formed a music management firm. He came out as gay on People magazine, was awarded the Human Rights Campaign Visibility Award, and has authored a bestselling memoir.  

 6 RJ Mitte

RJ Mitte
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo

 7 Ike Turner

Ike Turner
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Famous As: Guitarist, Pianist, Actor, Singer-songwriter, Bandleader, Conductor, Singer, Record producer
Birthdate: November 5, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: December 12, 2007
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 8 Dana Andrews

Dana Andrews
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 1, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 17, 1992

Dana Andrews was an American actor who achieved popularity during the 1940s. His film career declined in the 1950s, partly due to alcoholism, which he eventually overcame by working with the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. Later in his life, he started focusing on his real estate business. He died of pneumonia and congestive heart failure in 1992.

 9 James Michael Tyler

James Michael Tyler
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 28, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini

 10 Israel Broussard

Israel Broussard
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 22, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo

 11 Wyatt Cooper

Wyatt Cooper
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: September 1, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: January 5, 1978

Wyatt Cooper was an American author, actor, and screenwriter. He is remembered for his marriage with socialite Gloria Vanderbilt—a union that produced Anderson Cooper, a popular television journalist. While being married to Gloria Vanderbilt, Wyatt Cooper often made public appearances and enjoyed hogging the limelight.

 12 Ray Walston

Ray Walston
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Famous As: Actor & Comedian
Birthdate: November 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 1, 2001

 13 Tommy Davidson

Tommy Davidson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 14 Ted DiBiase Jr.

Ted DiBiase Jr.
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 15 John Dye

John Dye
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 10, 2011

 16 Robert Earl Jones

Robert Earl Jones
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 3, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 7, 2006

 17 Tate Taylor

Tate Taylor
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: June 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini

 18 Karlous Miller

Karlous Miller
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: April 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries

 19 Daniel Curtis Lee

Daniel Curtis Lee
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 17, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus

 20 Roscoe Ates

Roscoe Ates
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: January 20, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 1, 1962