Actors From South Carolina

South Carolina has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include Chadwick Boseman, Chris Rock, Big Show, Aziz Ansari, Will Patton and others.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman.
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 2 Aziz Ansari

Aziz Ansari.
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 3 Chris Rock

Chris Rock.
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Famous As: Standup Comedian, Actor
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.

 4 Mike Colter

Mike Colter.
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 5 Thomas Gibson

Thomas Gibson.
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 6 Lee Thompson Young

Lee Thompson Young.
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Famous As: Actor
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. 

 7 Andy Dick

Andy Dick
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: December 21, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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 8 Logan Marshall-Green

Logan Marshall-Green
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 9 Big Show

Big Show.
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Famous As: WWE Wrestler, Actor
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.

 10 Will Patton

Will Patton.
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 11 John Abraham

John Abraham
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Famous As: Actor, Model, Film producer
Birthdate: December 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 12 Manish Dayal

Manish Dayal
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini

 13 Josh Turner

Josh Turner
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 14 David Thornton

David Thornton
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 12, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini

 15 Jay Ellis

Jay Ellis
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 27, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 16 Mark L. Walberg

Mark L. Walberg
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo

 17 Shane Carruth

Shane Carruth
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Famous As: Film producer
Birthdate: January 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 18 Samuel E. Wright

Samuel E. Wright
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 19 Bo Hopkins

Bo Hopkins
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 20 Johnny Whitworth

Johnny Whitworth.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 31, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 21 Coy Stewart

Coy Stewart.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 24, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer

 22 Arthur Freed

Arthur Freed
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Famous As: Film producer, Composer, Screenwriter, Actor, Lyricist, Songwriter
Birthdate: September 9, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 12, 1973

 23 Woody Mcclain

Woody Mcclain.
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: May 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus

 24 Francis Marion

Francis Marion
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 22, 1905
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 1, 1992

 25 John Snow

John Snow
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra