Actors From Nebraska

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Nebraska has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include Marlon Brando, Nick Nolte, Henry Fonda, Fred Astaire, Montgomery Clift and others.
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Marlon Brando
(One of the Most Influential Actors of the 20th Century)
Marlon Brando
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Birthdate: April 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 1, 2004

One of the greatest movie actors of all time, heartthrob of millions of women around the world, and a cultural icon, who had immense influence on actors of future generations, there are very few like Marlon Brando. In a career spanning six decades, Marlon Brando delivered critical and commercial successes in movies like A Streetcar Named Desire and The Godfather.

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Henry Fonda
(American Actor Who Cultivated an Everyman Screen Image in Several Films Considered to be Classics)
Henry Fonda
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Birthdate: May 16, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 12, 1982
Hollywood legend Henry Fonda, father of Peter and Jane Fonda, is best remembered for his Academy Award-winning role as Norman Thayer Jr. in On Golden Pond. He began his career with Broadway plays and then appeared in classics such as The Grapes of Wrath and 12 Angry Men
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Fred Astaire
(The Greatest Dancer in Film History)
Fred Astaire
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Birthdate: May 10, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 22, 1987

Fred Astaire was an American actor, television presenter, dancer, choreographer, and singer. Widely regarded as the most influential dancer in film history, Astaire was known for his innovation, perfectionism, and an uncanny sense of rhythm. Also known for his fashion sense, Fred Astaire remained a male fashion icon throughout his career, which spanned more than seven decades.

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Nick Nolte
(American Actor Best Known for His Films: ‘The Prince of Tides’, ‘Affliction’ and ‘Warrior')
Nick Nolte
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Birthdate: February 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Nick Nolte, once a model, was named People’s Sexiest Man Alive in 1992. He is known for his Golden Globe-winning and Academy Award-nominated role in The Prince of Tides. Fans adored him as Kuiil in The Mandalorian and in the films Affliction and Warrior. He has struggled with substance abuse.

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Montgomery Clift
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Birthdate: October 17, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 23, 1966

Montgomery Clift was an American actor whose decision not to sign a contract in Hollywood for the first couple of films went on to help establish the structure of the star-studio relationship from the 1950s to the '80s. One of the original American method actors, Clift was the subject of a documentary named Making Montgomery Clift, which released in 2018.

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James Coburn
(Film and TV Actor)
James Coburn
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Birthdate: August 31, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: November 18, 2002

James Coburn was an American actor who played the quintessential tough guy roles in action and Western films throughout the late 1960s and early 1970s. He was characterized by his lanky physique and toothy grin. A martial arts student, Coburn was a close friend of Bruce Lee; he was one of the pallbearers at Bruce Lee's funeral in 1973.

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Andrew Rannells
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Birthdate: August 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Larry the Cable Guy
(Stand-up comedian, Actor, Voice Actor)
Larry the Cable Guy
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Birthdate: February 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Stand-up comedian Daniel Lawrence Whitney, better known as "Larry the Cable Guy," soared to fame with Blue Collar Comedy Tour. He has authored a book named Git-R-Done, which is also his signature catchphrase. He was the voice of Mater in the Cars film series and has appeared in several movies.
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Jorge Garcia
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Role in the TV Series 'Becker' and 'Lost')
Jorge Garcia
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Birthdate: April 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus

Actor and comedian, Jorge Garcia, is best known for his portrayal of Hugo "Hurley" Reyes in the TV series, Lost. An alumnus of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), he also studied acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse acting school. Besides acting in TV shows and films, he performs as a stand-up comedian as well.

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Sting
(Wrestler, Actor)
Sting
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Birthdate: March 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Ward Bond
(Actor)
Ward Bond
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Birthdate: April 9, 1903
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 5, 1960
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Robert Taylor
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Birthdate: July 7, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Bryan Greenberg
(Actor and Singer Known for His Role in the TV Series ‘How to Make It in America’)
Bryan Greenberg
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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.
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Robert Taylor
(Actor, Pilot)
Robert Taylor
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Birthdate: August 5, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: June 8, 1969
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David Janssen
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Richard Kimble’ in the TV Series ‘The Fugitive’)
David Janssen
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Birthdate: March 27, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 13, 1980
David Janssen is best known for his portrayal of Richard Kimble in the series The Fugitive. He also played titular roles in Richard Diamond, Private Detective; O'Hara, U.S. Treasury; and Harry O. He made it to TV Guide’s list of the 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time.
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Scott Porter
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Birthdate: July 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Harold Lloyd
(Actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter, stunt performer)
Harold Lloyd
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Birthdate: April 20, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 8, 1971
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Thurl Ravenscroft
(Actor and Bass Singer Who Provided Voice for 'Kellogg's Frosted Flakes' Animated Spokesman 'Tony the Tiger')
Thurl Ravenscroft
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Birthdate: February 6, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 22, 2005
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Justin Bruening
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Birthdate: September 24, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
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Brad William Henke
(Former NFL Player and Actor)
Brad William Henke
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Birthdate: April 10, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 29, 2022
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Nicholas D'Agosto
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Birthdate: April 17, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
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Godfrey
(Comedian)
Godfrey
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Birthdate: July 21, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
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John Archer
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Birthdate: May 8, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 3, 1999
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James Adomian
(Comedian)
James Adomian
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Birthdate: January 31, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Hal Baylor
(Actor, Boxer)
Hal Baylor
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Birthdate: December 10, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 15, 1998
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Francis Marion
(Actor)
Francis Marion
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Birthdate: July 22, 1905
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 1, 1992