Actors From Utah

Utah has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include James Woods, Wilford Brimley, Gary Coleman, Mike Lookinland, Gedde Watanabe 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 James Woods

James Woods.
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Famous As: Actor, Producer, Voice Artist
Birthdate: April 18, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries

Mostly known for playing real-life characters, Emmy Award-winner James Woods began his career on stage. Fans adore him for his performances in the play Moonchildren, the series Holocaust, and the TV movie Too Big to Fail. He also played a significant voice role in the animated feature Hercules.

 2 Gary Coleman

Gary Coleman.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 20, 2010
Gary Coleman, who topped VHI’s list of the 100 Greatest Kid Stars, was best known to fans as Arnold Jackson from the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes and for The Gary Coleman Show. A congenital kidney disease and hormonal issues led to his short 4’8” frame. He struggled with financial issues later.

 3 Donny Osmond

Donny Osmond.
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Dancer
Birthdate: December 9, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 4 Wilford Brimley

Wilford Brimley.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 27, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra

A stint at U.S. Marine Corps and a variety of jobs later, Wilford Brimley finally entered the world of acting, albeit as an extra. He established himself as a character actor and bagged his first leading role at the age of fifty. His notable work include Cocoon, The Natural and Our House. He is known for Quaker Oats commercials too.

 5 Matthew Davis

Matthew Davis.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 8, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus

 6 Merlin Olsen

Merlin Olsen
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: September 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 11, 2010

 7 Mike Lookinland

Mike Lookinland.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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 8 Patrick Fugit

Patrick Fugit
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 27, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 9 Robert Walker

Robert Walker
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 13, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 28, 1951

 10 Travis Knight

Travis Knight
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Travis Knight is a film producer, director, and animator. He is best known for working as the lead animator for the stop-motion animation studio, Laika. In 2013, he won the Annie Award for his work in the film ParaNorman. Knight also directed Kubo and the Two Strings, which won the Best Animated Film award at the British Academy Film Awards.

 11 Bryan Dechart

Bryan Dechart.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces

 12 Jared Rushton

Jared Rushton
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 3, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces

 13 Gedde Watanabe

Gedde Watanabe.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 26, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer

 14 John Gilbert

John Gilbert
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 9, 1936

 15 Parley Baer

Parley Baer
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 5, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 22, 2002

 16 Frank Borzage

Frank Borzage.
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Famous As: Film Director, Actor
Birthdate: April 23, 1894
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 19, 1962

 17 James Cruze

James Cruze
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Famous As: Film Actor
Birthdate: March 27, 1884
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 3, 1942