Actors From Tennessee

Tennessee has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include Morgan Freeman, Johnny Knoxville, Randy Orton, Dan Schneider, Brad Renfro and others.

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 1 Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman.
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 2 Johnny Knoxville

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

 3 DJ Qualls

DJ Qualls.
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 4 Isaac Hayes

Isaac Hayes.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 20, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 10, 2008

 5 George Hamilton

George Hamilton.
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Famous As: Film Actor
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.

 6 Quinton Jackson

Quinton Jackson
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
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. 

 7 Ralphie May

Ralphie May
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: February 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 6, 2017
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 8 Chris Parnell

Chris Parnell.
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Famous As: Actor
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

 9 Michael Jeter

Michael Jeter
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 26, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 30, 2003

 10 Brad Renfro

Brad Renfro.
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 11 Dan Schneider

Dan Schneider.
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 12 Randy Orton

Randy Orton.
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler, Actor
Birthdate: April 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries

Randy Orton is an American professional wrestler. Widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers ever, Orton has 14 world championship victories under his belt, only behind Ric Flair and John Cena. His bad boy image and distinctive wrestling style have inspired several young wrestlers all over the world.

 13 Justin Prentice

Justin Prentice
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 25, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries

 14 Frank Sutton

Frank Sutton.
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Famous As: Actor
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. 

 15 Chord Overstreet

Chord Overstreet.
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: February 17, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 16 Luke Benward

Luke Benward.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus

 17 James Denton

James Denton
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 20, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 18 Colin Ford

Colin Ford.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 12, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo

 19 Tennessee Ernie Ford

Tennessee Ernie Ford
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Famous As: Singer, Television presenter, Actor, Songwriter
Birthdate: February 13, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 17, 1991

 20 Lane Smith

Lane Smith
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 13, 2005

 21 Andrew Stevens

Andrew Stevens
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Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: June 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini

 22 John Rogan

John Rogan
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Famous As: Second tallest person in history
Birthdate: February 16, 1868
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 12, 1905

 23 Michael Beck

Michael Beck
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 4, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 24 Dennis Green

Dennis Green
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 19, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 25 Ben Browder

Ben Browder
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 11, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 26 Dennis Haskins

Dennis Haskins
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 27 Huell Howser

Huell Howser
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Famous As: Television presenter, Actor, Voice actor, Journalist
Birthdate: October 18, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 7, 2013

 28 Robby Novak

Robby Novak.
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Famous As: Kid President
Birthdate: January 20, 2004
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 29 William Sanderson

William Sanderson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 10, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 30 Jesse E. James

Jesse E. James
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Famous As: Lawyer, Actor
Birthdate: August 31, 1875
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 26, 1951

 31 John Cullum

John Cullum
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: March 2, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces

 32 John Early

John Early
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: January 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 33 Wyatt Nash

Wyatt Nash.
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Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: October 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra

 34 Wink Martindale

Wink Martindale
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Famous As: Disc Jockey
Birthdate: December 4, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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 35 Virginia Williams

Virginia Williams
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces

 36 Eddy Arnold

Eddy Arnold
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: May 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 8, 2008

A country music legend, Eddy Arnold had 28 number one singles in his kitty. His father’s death forced him to quit school and work on his family farm at age 11. A Grand Ole Opry member, he soared to fame with tracks such as Make the World Go Away.

 37 Marshall Teague

Marshall Teague
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries

 38 Ellis Rabb

Ellis Rabb
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 20, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 11, 1998

 39 Michael Yerger

Michael Yerger.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 20, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer

 40 Braison Cyrus

Braison Cyrus.
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Famous As: Model, Actor
Birthdate: May 9, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus

 41 Craig Louis Coyne

Craig Louis Coyne.
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Famous As: Actor, Screenwriter
Birthdate: April 4, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries

 42 James Dobson

James Dobson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 2, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 6, 1987

 43 Dan Horton

Dan Horton.
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Famous As: Lady Gaga’s Boyfriend
Birthdate: 1970 AD

 44 Frank McRae

Frank McRae
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Famous As: Actor, American Football Player
Birthdate: March 18, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: April 29, 2021