Actors From Missouri

Missouri has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include Dick Van Dyke, Jon Hamm, James Gunn, Don Johnson, John Goodman and others.

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John Goodman
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Birthdate: June 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini

Regarded as one of the finest actors of his generation, John Goodman has contributed to the success of many films and TV series over the years. He has also had a major impact as a humanitarian by appearing in many recovery commercials post-Hurricane Katrina. Once an alcoholic, Goodman has stayed sober since 2007, thereby inspiring many people struggling with alcoholism.

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Don Cheadle
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Birthdate: November 29, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Don Cheadle is best known for his Academy Award-nominated performance as Paul Rusesabagina in Hotel Rwanda and as War Machine in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He has been a UN ambassador for environment and has won the BET Humanitarian Award for his efforts to end genocide in Rwanda and Darfur.

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Dick Van Dyke
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Birthdate: December 13, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Richard Van Dyke is an actor, writer, singer and dancer. He became famous after working on radio and Broadway and later for his role in the television sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show. He tasted more success after starring in musical films such Bye Bye Birdie and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.  He has received many awards including Emmy, Tony and Grammy.

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Evan Peters
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Birthdate: January 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius

American actor, Evan Peters, is best known for portraying different characters in eight out of the nine season of the popular horror anthology series American Horror Story. He played the mutant Quicksilver in the superhero films X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse, and Dark Phoenix. Peters, whose debut film won him an award, has also appeared in various television commercials.

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Jon Hamm
(Known for His Role of 'Don Draper' in TV Series 'Mad Men')

Jon Hamm
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Birthdate: March 10, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces

Regarded as a sex symbol, Jon Hamm is known for his looks as much as for his acting skills. He has been named in lists like People magazine's Sexiest Men Alive and Salon.com's Sexiest Man Living. As far as his career is concerned, he has been an influential actor, having won awards like Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Awards.

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Don Johnson
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Birthdate: December 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

A well-known actor, singer, songwriter, producer, and director, Don Johnson is a man of many talents. Also a powerboat enthusiast, he competed at the 1988 Offshore World Cup, which was organized by the American Power Boat Association, and became the world champion.

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Matt Bomer
(Actor)

Matt Bomer
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Birthdate: October 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra

As a popular actor, Matt Bomer serves as an inspiration to the LGBT community as he publicly came out as gay in 2012. He also practices Transcendental Meditation and works for humanitarian causes. Known for his good looks, Matt Bomer has been featured in lists, such as TV's Sexiest Men and Hot 100.

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James Gunn
(Director Known for His Films: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, ‘Scooby-Doo’ and ‘The Suicide Squad’)

James Gunn
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Birthdate: August 5, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo

At the age of 12, James Gunn started making 8 mm zombie films in the woods near his home along with his brothers. What started as a fun activity, eventually helped Gunn establish a career in filmmaking. Apart from filmmaking and acting, he is also interested in music and writing; he founded a band in 1989 and wrote a novel in 2000.

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Sterling K. Brown
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Birthdate: April 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Sterling K. Brown is best known as Christopher Darden from The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story and Randall Pearson from This Is Us. Named to TIME 100, he also became the first Black actor to win the Golden Globe for the “Best Actor in a TV Drama.” 

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Ed Asner
(Actor, played Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and gained prominence as a political activist.)

Ed Asner
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Birthdate: November 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: August 29, 2021

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Kevin Kline
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Birthdate: October 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio

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Vincent Price
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Birthdate: May 27, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: October 25, 1993

Vincent Price was an American actor who was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Remembered for his iconic voice, Price narrated many animation films and documentaries. His life inspired Tim Burton to direct a stop-motion film titled Vincent. Since he was also an ardent art collector, The Vincent Price Art Museum is named in his honor.

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Scott Bakula
(Actor best known for his roles in two science-fiction television series: as Sam Beckett on Quantum Leap and as Captain Jonathan Archer on Star Trek: Enterprise.)

Scott Bakula
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Birthdate: October 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra

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Redd Foxx
(Comedian)

Redd Foxx
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Birthdate: December 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 11, 1991

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Sean Gunn
(Actor)

Sean Gunn
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Birthdate: May 22, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini

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John Huston
(Director of Classic Movies Like 'The Maltese Falcon', 'The Asphalt Jungle', 'The Misfits' and Many More)

John Huston
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Birthdate: August 5, 1906
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 28, 1987

Director/screenwriter John Huston is known for making his films with nominal editing and featuring novel adaptations and themes of religion, colonialism, and war. He is known for his Academy Award-winning direction in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, and also appeared as an actor in films such as The Cardinal.

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Chris Cooper
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Birthdate: July 9, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer

Cedric the Entertainer
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Birthdate: April 24, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus

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Dennis Weaver
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Birthdate: June 4, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 24, 2006
Dennis Weaver is best known as Chester Goode/Proudfoot from Gunsmoke and as Deputy Marshal Sam McCloud from McCloud. He initially ran track and field, but his failure to qualify for the U.S. Olympic decathlon team made him join films. He had also been the president of the Screen Actors Guild.

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David Koechner
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Birthdate: August 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
David Koechner is best known for his performances as Champ Kind in the Anchorman movies and as Todd Packer in The Office. He has also been part of The Goldbergs and The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show and has voiced characters such as Dick Reynolds in American Dad! 

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Lucas Grabeel
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Birthdate: November 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Lucas Grabeel is best known as Ryan Evans from the High School Musical film franchise. Fans also loved him as Ethan Dalloway in the Halloweentown TV films. He has voice-acted in several animated projects, such as DreamWorks Dragons, has released an EP, and also owns a production house.

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Johnny Yong Bosch
(Known for His Roles in 'The Power Rangers' Franchise)

Johnny Yong Bosch
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Birthdate: January 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Johnny Yong Bosch is an American musician, singer, actor, and martial artist. He is best known for his appearance in the popular Power Rangers franchise where he has portrayed the first Green Turbo Ranger, the Green Zeo Ranger, and the second Black Power Ranger. Johnny Yong Bosch is also renowned for his voice-over work in films, video games, and anime. 

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Charlie Weber
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Birthdate: September 20, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Charlie Weber is best known as Ben from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Frank Delfino from How to Get Away with Murder. He has also been seen as Jay in Everwood and as Todd in Underemployed. He has also voiced Staff Sergeant Dunn in the video game Battlefield 4.

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Mykelti Williamson
(Actor, television actor, film actor)

Mykelti Williamson
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Birthdate: March 4, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces

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Jack Wagner
(Actor, Singer, guitarist, television actor)

Jack Wagner
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Birthdate: October 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra

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Robert Guillaume
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Birthdate: November 30, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 24, 2017

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Timothy Omundson
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Birthdate: July 29, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo

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Denis O'Hare
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Birthdate: January 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn

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Bert Convy
(Actor, Singer)

Bert Convy
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Birthdate: July 23, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 15, 1991

Bert Convy was an American actor, game show host, and singer. He is best remembered for hosting popular game shows, such as Win, Lose or Draw, Tattletales, and Super Password. After establishing himself as a TV personality, Bert Convy tried his hand at acting and played important roles in films like A Bucket of Blood, Gunman's Walk, and Susan Slade.

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Kevin Nealon
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Birthdate: November 18, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Kevin Nealon gained fame as part of Saturday Night Live and many of Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison films. He has also voiced the titular character in Glenn Martin, DDS and been part of the series Man with a Plan. An avid animal rights activist, he has been associated with PETA.

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Eddie Griffin
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Birthdate: July 15, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer

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Columbus Short
(Choreographer)

Columbus Short
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Birthdate: September 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo

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Carlos Pena Jr.
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Birthdate: August 15, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo

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Colin Donnell
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Birthdate: October 9, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
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Arliss Howard
(Actor, Screenwriter, Director)

Arliss Howard
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Birthdate: October 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
After appearing in various low-budget TV movies and features, Arliss Howard first tasted success with Full Metal Jacket. Since then there's been no looking back. He is well-known for his phenomenal roles in Men Don't Leave, The Lost World: Jurrasic Park and Tequila Sunrise. He has extensive stage credits, too.

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Craig Kilborn
(ESPN Sportscaster Who Became Host of 'The Daily Show' and CBS 'The Late, Late Show')

Craig Kilborn
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Birthdate: August 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo

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Dabbs Greer
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Birthdate: April 2, 1917
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: April 28, 2007

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Michael Massee
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Birthdate: September 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 20, 2016

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Lavell Crawford
(Comedian)

Lavell Crawford
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Birthdate: November 11, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio

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Edgar Buchanan
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Birthdate: March 20, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: April 4, 1979

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Jim Davis
(Actor)

Jim Davis
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Birthdate: August 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 26, 1981

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Joe Besser
(Comedian, Musician, Voice actor, Actor, Television actor)

Joe Besser
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Birthdate: August 12, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 1, 1988

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Dale Dye
(Actor)

Dale Dye
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Birthdate: October 8, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra

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Norbert Leo Butz
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Birthdate: January 30, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius

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James Franciscus
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Birthdate: January 31, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 8, 1991

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John Milius
(Screenwriter)

John Milius
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Birthdate: April 11, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries

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Amir Arison
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Birthdate: March 24, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries

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Fred Berry
(Actor)

Fred Berry
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Birthdate: March 19, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 21, 2003

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Zach Callison
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Birthdate: October 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra

Best known for voicing Steven Universe in the TV series and film franchise of the same name, Zach Callison had started acting at age 7. He has also voiced Billy Batson in several DC films, appeared in the series The Goldbergs, and released alternative rock and rap rock singles.

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Preston Lacy
(Stunt performer)

Preston Lacy
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Birthdate: August 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo