Actors From Tennessee

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Tennessee has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include Morgan Freeman, Justin Randall Timberlake, Johnny Knoxville, Brad Renfro, George Hamilton and others.
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Morgan Freeman
(One of the Best Actors of His Generation Noted for His Distinctive Deep Voice)
Morgan Freeman
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Birthdate: June 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini

Prominent character actor, Morgan Freeman, has appeared in a range of film genres playing versatile roles. He is known for his distinctive deep voice. In a career spanning over half a century, he has received various accolades, including an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award. Besides acting, he is an advocate of environmental causes.

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Justin Randall Timberlake
(Billboard Best Performing Male Soloist in the History of the Mainstream Top 40)
Justin Randall Timberlake
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Birthdate: January 31, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Justin Randall Timberlake is an American actor, singer-songwriter, and record producer. Regarded as a pop icon, Timberlake has sold more than 56 million singles worldwide, which makes him one of the best-selling music artists. In 2007 and 2013, he was named in Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world list. Timberlake is also known for his philanthropic activities.

 3 
Johnny Knoxville
(Stunt Performer & Actor Best Known as a Co-creator of the MTV Reality Stunt Show 'Jackass')
Johnny Knoxville
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Birthdate: March 11, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces

Johnny Knoxville is an actor, filmmaker, and stunt performer. He is credited with owning and operating Dickhouse Productions, which produces films and documentaries. Johnny Knoxville is also credited with co-creating the popular MTV reality show Jackass

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Isaac Hayes
(Singer-songwriter)
Isaac Hayes
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Birthdate: August 20, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 10, 2008
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DJ Qualls
(Actor)
DJ Qualls
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Birthdate: June 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini

DJ Qualls is best known for his roles in films such as Road Trip, Hustle & Flow, and The New Guy. Fans also loved him as Citizen Z in Z Nation and as Ed McCarthy in The Man in the High Castle. He recovered from Hodgkin's lymphoma as a teenager.

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Leslie Jordan
(Writer and TV actor who received an Emmy Award for his role as Beverley Leslie on the hit series Will & Grace in 2006)
Leslie Jordan
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Birthdate: April 29, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
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George Hamilton
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Birthdate: August 12, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo

George Hamilton is a veteran American actor who has been active in the entertainment industry for almost seven decades during which he has appeared in hundreds of films and TV shows. In his youth, he was considered a fashion icon for his debonair style. A victim of child sexual abuse, he overcame a rough childhood to become a successful and popular personality.

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Ralphie May
(Comedian)
Ralphie May
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Birthdate: February 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 6, 2017
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Quinton Jackson
(American Mixed Martial Artist, Actor and Former Professional Wrestler)
Quinton Jackson
3
Birthdate: June 20, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini

Quinton Jackson is a mixed martial artist and former professional wrestler turned actor. He is famous for his eccentric personality traits and aggressive style of fighting. He is credited with making MMA a popular sport worldwide. As an actor, he has appeared in a few films, including Miss March and Bad Guys. He is a controversial person. 

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Chris Parnell
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Birthdate: February 5, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Chris Parnell, son of popular voice-over artist Jack Parnell, gained fame as a Saturday Night Live comedian. He also starred as Dr. Leo Spaceman in 30 Rock and voiced Cyril Figgis in Archer and Jerry Smith in Rick and Morty. He has also narrated the PBS series WordGirl
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Michael Jeter
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Birthdate: August 26, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 30, 2003
 12 
Brad Renfro
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Birthdate: July 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 15, 2008

Brad Renfro was living in a trailer park when director Joel Schumacher spotted him and cast him in The Client. Over the years, Renfro appeared in films such as Tom and Huck and Apt Pupil. He, however, struggled with drug abuse and died of a heroin overdose at 25.

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Dan Schneider
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Birthdate: January 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn

TV producer, screenwriter, and actor, Dan Schneider, began his career as an actor in the 1980s with small roles in TV shows and films. Following a successful acting career, he immersed himself in behind-the-scenes work in production. He is the founder of the TV production company, Schneider's Bakery. He has also been involved in films.

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Frank Sutton
(Known for His Role as ‘Sgt. Vince Carter’ in the TV Series ‘Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C..’)
Frank Sutton
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Birthdate: October 23, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: June 28, 1974
Frank Sutton is best remembered for his performance as Vince Carter in the series Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. He was a regular guest on Jim Nabors Hour and also appeared in series such as The Untouchables and Love American Style. He had earlier been a Purple Heart- and Bronze Star-winning sergeant. 
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Chord Overstreet
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Birthdate: February 17, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Justin Prentice
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Birthdate: March 25, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
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David Keith
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Birthdate: May 8, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
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James Denton
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Birthdate: January 20, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Luke Benward
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Birthdate: May 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Tennessee Ernie Ford
(Singer, Television presenter, Actor, Songwriter)
Tennessee Ernie Ford
2
Birthdate: February 13, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 17, 1991
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Lane Smith
(Actor)
Lane Smith
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Birthdate: April 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 13, 2005
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Colin Ford
(Actor)
Colin Ford
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Birthdate: September 12, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
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John Rogan
(Second tallest person in history)
John Rogan
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Birthdate: February 16, 1868
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 12, 1905
 24 
Andrew Stevens
(Producer)
Andrew Stevens
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Birthdate: June 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
 25 
Michael Beck
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Birthdate: February 4, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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William Sanderson
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Birthdate: January 10, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 27 
Dennis Green
(Actor known for Throg (2004))
Dennis Green
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Birthdate: December 19, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Dennis Haskins
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Birthdate: November 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 29 
Wink Martindale
(Disc Jockey)
Wink Martindale
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Birthdate: December 4, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Ben Browder
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Birthdate: December 11, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Robby Novak
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Birthdate: January 26, 2004
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Jesse E. James
(Lawyer, Actor)
Jesse E. James
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Birthdate: August 31, 1875
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 26, 1951
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John Cullum
(Film actor)
John Cullum
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Birthdate: March 2, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Huell Howser
(Television presenter, Actor, Voice actor, Journalist)
Huell Howser
2
Birthdate: October 18, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 7, 2013
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John Early
(Comedian)
John Early
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Birthdate: January 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Wyatt Nash
(Television Personality)
Wyatt Nash
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Birthdate: October 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
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Virginia Williams
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Birthdate: March 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Frank McRae
(Actor, American Football Player)
Frank McRae
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Birthdate: March 18, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: April 29, 2021
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Sonny West
(Actor, Stunt performer)
Sonny West
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Birthdate: July 5, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 24, 2017
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Marshall Teague
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Birthdate: April 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
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James Craig
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Birthdate: February 4, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 27, 1985
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Ellis Rabb
(Actor)
Ellis Rabb
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Birthdate: June 20, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 11, 1998
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Michael Yerger
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Birthdate: July 20, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Braison Cyrus
(Model, Actor)
Braison Cyrus
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Birthdate: May 9, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
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James Dobson
(Actor)
James Dobson
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Birthdate: October 2, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 6, 1987
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Craig Louis Coyne
(Actor, Screenwriter)
Craig Louis Coyne
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Birthdate: April 4, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
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Dan Horton
(Lady Gaga’s Boyfriend)
Dan Horton
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Birthdate: 1970 AD