Actors From South Carolina

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South Carolina has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include Chadwick Boseman, Chris Rock, Will Patton, Big Show, Aziz Ansari and others.
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Chadwick Boseman
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Birthdate: November 29, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: August 28, 2020

A versatile actor and an inspiration for a generation of black youths, Chadwick Boseman is best remembered for portraying notable real life black figures like Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall and James Brown in their biopics. His excellent performance in Black Panther, though, turned him into a household name.

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Chris Rock
(Ranked No. 5 on Rolling Stone's List of the 50 Best Stand-Up Comics of All Time)
Chris Rock
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Birthdate: February 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius

A high-school drop-out, Chris Rock worked at restaurants before stepping into stand-up comedy. He gained fame with SNL and earned his first role through Eddie Murphy. Known for voicing Marty in the Madagascar franchise, Chris also created the series Everybody Hates Chris and was voted Comedy Central’s fifth-greatest stand-up comedian.

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Aziz Ansari
(Actor and Comedian Known For His Role In 'Parks And Recreation')
Aziz Ansari
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Birthdate: February 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces

Aziz Ansari is an American comedian, actor, and writer. He is credited with creating the popular comedy-drama television series Master of None. His acting skills in the series earned him a Golden Globe, making Ansari the first Asian-American actor to receive the honor. In 2016, he was named in Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world list.

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Thomas Gibson
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Birthdate: July 3, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Thomas Gibson is best known for his Golden Globe-nominated performance as Greg in the hit sitcom Dharma & Greg. He has also played prominent roles in Chicago Hope and Criminal Minds. He is a skilled golf player, too, and participates in the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
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Mike Colter
(Best Known for His Roles in the TV Series: ‘Luke Cage’, ‘The Defenders’ and ‘Jessica Jones’)
Mike Colter
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Birthdate: August 26, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo

Mike Colter is an American actor known for portraying the eponymous character in the popular streaming television series Luke Cage. Thanks to his association with Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2015, Mike Colter is often credited with playing an important role in improving Marvel Television's business over the last few years.

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Lee Thompson Young
(Best Known for His Role in the TV Series ‘The Famous Jett Jackson’)
Lee Thompson Young
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Birthdate: February 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 19, 2013

An actor remembered for his role in the television series The Famous Jett Jackson, Lee Thompson Young was a popular young star who died too soon. Interested in acting from an early age, he made his debut as a teenager and went on to have a successful career. Sadly, he suffered from depression and died by suicide, at the age of 29. 

Logan Marshall-Green
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Birthdate: November 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Andy Dick
(Comedian)
Andy Dick
4
Birthdate: December 21, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Will Patton
(Actor and Audiobook Narrator Known for His Role in the TV Series ‘Falling Skies’)
Will Patton
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Birthdate: June 14, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Will Patton is best known as Bill Yoast from Remember the Titans and Dan Weaver from the sci-fi series Falling Skies. He has also appeared in films such as Armageddon and is also an Obie Award-winning theater actor. He has narrated countless books, too, mostly by James Lee Burke.
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Big Show
(Professional Wrestler and Commentator for Web TV Show ‘AEW Dark: Elevation’)
Big Show
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Birthdate: February 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Big Show is a professional wrestler. Known for his large frame and athleticism, Show is one of the most popular WWE wrestlers of all time. He has won several world championships in WWE. Big Show's large frame is attributed to a condition called acromegaly, which he used to his advantage and established himself in the wrestling world.

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Manish Dayal
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Birthdate: June 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
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David Thornton
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Birthdate: June 12, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Jay Ellis
(Actor)
Jay Ellis
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Birthdate: December 27, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Josh Turner
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Birthdate: November 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Bo Hopkins
(Actor)
Bo Hopkins
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Birthdate: February 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Mark L. Walberg
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Birthdate: August 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Shane Carruth
(Film producer)
Shane Carruth
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Birthdate: January 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Samuel E. Wright
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Birthdate: November 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Two-time Tony-nominated actor Samuel E. Wright is best known for his performances in The Lion King and The Tap Dance Kid. Fans also know him as the voice of Sebastian in The Little Mermaid, and his track Under the Sea, from the movie, won an Academy Award.

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Johnny Whitworth
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Birthdate: October 31, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Coy Stewart
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Birthdate: June 24, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Arthur Freed
(Film producer, Composer, Screenwriter, Actor, Lyricist, Songwriter)
Arthur Freed
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Birthdate: September 9, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 12, 1973
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Woody Mcclain
(Actor, Comedian)
Woody Mcclain
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Birthdate: May 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
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John Snow
(Actor)
John Snow
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Birthdate: October 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra