Actresses From North Carolina

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North Carolina has produced a number of Actresses who have made it big. These include Evan Rachel Wood, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Hunter Schafer, Julianne Moore, Ava Gardner and others.
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Julianne Moore
(Actress and Author Known for Her Films: ‘The Lost World: Jurassic Park’, ‘Boogie Nights’ and ‘Still Alice’)
Julianne Moore
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Birthdate: December 3, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Widely regarded as one of the most accomplished and talented actresses of her generation, Julianne Moore was included in Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world list in 2015. One of the most decorated actresses, Moore specializes in playing emotionally troubled women. A campaigner for gun control and gay rights, she has also written several children's books.

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Ava Gardner
(Actress)
Ava Gardner
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Birthdate: December 24, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 25, 1990

Ava Gardner was one of the top stars of the 1950s. She was also considered one of the leading Hollywood actresses of her time. In 1999, she was ranked 25th in the greatest female screen legends list issued by The American Film Institute. A truly international figure, a statue of Gardner has been erected in Tossa de Mar, Spain.

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Evan Rachel Wood
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Birthdate: September 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
A popular actress, model, and musician, Evan Rachel Wood is also known for her charitable appearances and political work. In 2019, a domestic violence bill called the Phoenix Act, which was written by her, was passed into law in California. Wood, who fights against domestic abuse, revealed that she was raped twice during her early years.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
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Birthdate: November 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Films like Sky HighBlack ChristmasDeath ProofGrindhouse and Live Free or Die Hard established Mary Elizabeth Winstead in the movie world in the 2000s. Though she’s had her share of setbacks along the way, she received critical acclaim for films like Smashed and Birds of Prey. She has been also commended for her performance in television series like The Returned and Fargo

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Hunter Schafer
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Birthdate: 1999 AD

A promising young actress, model and LGBT rights activist, Hunter Schafer found fame with her debut role - Jules - in the HBO series Euphoria. Before this, she made a name for herself in the modelling industry working for famous designers and brands. A proud transgender woman, she has been fighting for the rights of LGBTQ since a long time.

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Britt Robertson
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Birthdate: April 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Britt Robertson is best known as Casey Newton from the film Tomorrowland. She has also delivered award-winning performances in films such as White Rabbit and Ask Me Anything. Some of her other notable projects are the film A Dog's Purpose and the series Life Unexpected and The Secret Circle.
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Jaime Pressly
(Actress, Model)
Jaime Pressly
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Birthdate: July 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo

Jaime Pressly is an American actress who won a Primetime Emmy Award for playing Joy Turner on the sitcom My Name Is Earl. Also known for her appearance and good looks, Pressly is often named in the world's sexiest or beautiful women lists. She has also appeared on the covers of popular magazines, such as Playboy and Maxim.

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Pam Grier
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films: ‘Coffy’, ‘Foxy Brown’, ‘The Big Doll House’ and ‘The Arena’)
Pam Grier
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Birthdate: May 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini

Widely regarded as the first female action star of cinema, American actress Pam Grier achieved popularity for playing important roles in a string of blaxploitation, action, and women-in-prison movies throughout the 1970s. She also serves as an inspiration to those suffering from cancer; she made a recovery after she was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 1988.

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Chyler Leigh
(Actress)
Chyler Leigh
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Birthdate: April 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Chyler Leigh is best known as Dr. Lexie Grey from Grey's Anatomy and Janey Briggs from Not Another Teen Movie. She joined the DC Universe as Alex Danvers, starting with the series Supergirl. Though she is married and has three children, she came out as queer in 2020.
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Jennifer Ehle
(Actress)
Jennifer Ehle
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Birthdate: December 29, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Jill Wagner
(Actress)
Jill Wagner
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Birthdate: January 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Jill Wagner is best known for co-hosting the game show Wipeout. Jill began her career with the MTV hidden-camera series Punk'd. She has also appeared as Kate Argent in Teen Wolf and been part of several Hallmark TV films, especially the Mystery 101 series and a few Christmas movies.
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Kellie Pickler
(Singer-Songwriter)
Kellie Pickler
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Birthdate: June 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Madison Bailey
(TV Actresses)
Madison Bailey
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Birthdate: January 29, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Emily Procter
(Actress)
Emily Procter
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Birthdate: October 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra

Emily Procter is an American actress best known for playing Calleigh Duquesne in the popular police procedural TV series, CSI: Miami. A multi-talented personality, Procter has taken part in several marathons and triathlons and at least one celebrity poker tournament. Also known for her skills as an interior designer, Emily Procter is credited with decorating Kenny Chesney's Malibu home.

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Bellamy Young
(Actress)
Bellamy Young
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Birthdate: February 19, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Ariana DeBose
(Actress, Singer)
Ariana DeBose
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Birthdate: January 25, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Rainey Qualley
(Actress and Singer Best Known for Her Singles ‘Me and Johnny Cash’, ‘Too Close’, ‘Rendezvous’)
Rainey Qualley
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Birthdate: March 11, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces

Rainey Qualley is an American actress. The daughter of famous fashion model and actress Andie MacDowell, Qualley followed in the footsteps of her mother to establish herself in the entertainment industry. Also a singer, Rainey Qualley writes and releases music under the name Rainsford.

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Jackée Harry
(Actress, Comedian, and Television Personality Known for Her Role as ‘Sandra Clark’ in the TV Series ‘227’)
Jackée Harry
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Birthdate: August 14, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Jackée Harry is best known as Sandra Clark from 227, a role that made her the first African-American to win the Emmy for “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.” Fans also loved her as Lisa Landry in Sister, Sister and as JoAnn Payne in Tyler Perry's The Paynes.
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Anna Wood
(Actress)
Anna Wood
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Birthdate: December 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Sharon Lawrence
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Sylvia Costas’ in the TV Series ‘NYPD Blue')
Sharon Lawrence
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Birthdate: June 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Sharon Lawrence is best known for her Emmy-nominated role of Sylvia Costas Sipowicz in NYPD Blue. She has also played significant roles in One Tree Hill and Monk. She has been the chairperson of the Women in Film Foundation. She is also an environmental activist and loves scuba diving.
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Fortune Feimster
(Screenwriter)
Fortune Feimster
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Birthdate: July 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Sierra McCormick
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Birthdate: October 28, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Dian Parkinson
(Playboy Playmate, Beauty pageant contestant, Actor, Model)
Dian Parkinson
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Birthdate: November 30, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Kathryn Grayson
(American Coloratura Soprano and Actress)
Kathryn Grayson
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Birthdate: February 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 17, 2010
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Debbi Morgan
(Actress)
Debbi Morgan
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Birthdate: September 20, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Altovise Davis
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Birthdate: August 30, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 14, 2009
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Shirley Hemphill
(Comedians)
Shirley Hemphill
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Birthdate: July 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: December 10, 1999
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Berlinda Tolbert
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Birthdate: November 4, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Ashlyn Gere
(Actress)
Ashlyn Gere
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Birthdate: September 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Julianna Guill
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Birthdate: July 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Liz Vassey
(Actress)
Liz Vassey
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Birthdate: August 9, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
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Margo Stilley
(Actress)
Margo Stilley
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Birthdate: November 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Dana DeArmond
(Adult Film Star)
Dana DeArmond
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Birthdate: June 16, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Madisyn Shipman
(Actress, Singer)
Madisyn Shipman
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Birthdate: November 20, 2002
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Chasey Lain
(Actress)
Chasey Lain
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Birthdate: December 7, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Pauletta Washington
(Actress, Denzel Washington's wife)
Pauletta Washington
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Birthdate: September 28, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra