Actors From Virginia

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Virginia has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include Chris Pratt, Jason Sudeikis, Rob Lowe, Patton Oswalt, David Arquette and others.
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George C. Scott
(Actor, Director, and Producer Known for His Film ‘Anatomy of a Murder’)
George C. Scott
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Birthdate: October 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 22, 1999
George C. Scott won the Academy Award for the film Patton but also became the first actor to reject the award, as he believed no two actors or performances could be compared. Fans also loved him for his roles in A Christmas Carol, Dr. Strangelove, and Anatomy of a Murder.
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Chris Pratt
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Birthdate: June 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
American television and film actor, Chris Pratt won critical applause, commercial success and numerous awards for his work in The Lego Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy and later Jurassic World. However, before these, he made a name for himself with television shows Everwood and Parks and Recreation. Interestingly, he landed his first role while waiting tables at a restaurant.
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Jason Sudeikis
(Actor, Comedian and Fomer Cast Member of the Comedy-sketch Show 'Saturday Night Live')
Jason Sudeikis
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Birthdate: September 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo

Saturday Night Live (SNL) has been a great platform for many exceptional comedians and actors, including Jason Sudeikis. Born with anosmia, Jason Sudeikis does not have the ability to detect smells. Nevertheless, one can say that he is blessed with the ability to smell out good scripts as many of his films have been major box office hits.

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Rob Lowe
(Actor)
Rob Lowe
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Birthdate: March 17, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces

An actor, producer, and director who first rose to fame as a teenage star in the late 1970s, Rob Lowe has been active in both TV shows and films. His public image and film career declined after a sex tape scandal in the late 1980s, but he has been able to resurrect his career successfully.

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Patrick Wilson
(Actor and singer Best Known for His Role as ‘Joe Pitt’ in the TV Miniseries ‘Angels in America’)
Patrick Wilson
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Birthdate: July 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer

Patrick Wilson is an American actor, director, and singer. He is known for his contribution across all the three major acting mediums. Well-known for playing demonologist Ed Warren in popular supernatural horror film, The Conjuring, Patrick Wilson is often cast in horror films, due to which he has earned a reputation as a scream king in Hollywood.

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David Arquette
(Actor, Director and Former Professional Wrestler Best Known for His Role as ‘Dewey Riley’ in the Film ‘Scream’ )
David Arquette
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Birthdate: September 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo

Born into the illustrious Arquette family, David Arquette is a multitalented personality. As an actor, he grabbed limelight with the Scream film series and other films like Never Been Kissed, Bone Tomahawk and the web series Cleaners. Apart from acting, he has also ventured into direction, production and screen writing. Arquette has also won WCW World Heavyweight Championship’ title in 2000.

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Patton Oswalt
(Known for His Performance in the Sitcom 'The King of Queens')
Patton Oswalt
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Birthdate: January 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Best known for his role in the sitcom The King of Queens, comedian and actor, Patton Oswalt, has been active in the entertainment industry for over 30 years. From appearing in his own TV show in the 1990s to making it big as a film actor, he has had a fulfilling career. He loves dogs and has worked with PETA.

 8 
Warren Beatty
(Only Perosn to be Nominated at the Oscars Twice for Acting, Directing, Writing and Producing his Movies 'Heaven Can Wait' and 'Reds')
Warren Beatty
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Birthdate: March 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries

One of the most acclaimed and celebrated American filmmakers of all time, Warren Beatty has received 15 Oscar nominations as actor, producer, director, and screenwriter. He has also been involved in politics as a supporter of the Democratic Party; he played an important role in organizing fundraising for George McGovern's presidential campaign. He is also known for his Casanova image.

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Dermot Mulroney
(American Actor Who is Known for His Roles in Romantic Comedy, Western, and Drama Films)
Dermot Mulroney
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Birthdate: October 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Dermot Mulroney is an American actor best known for his work in the Western, romantic comedy, and drama films. Also an acclaimed cellist, Mulroney has played the cello in movies like Star Trek Into Darkness and Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. Also known for his looks, he was named in People magazine's Sexiest Men of the Year list in 2005.

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Grant Gustin
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Birthdate: January 14, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Grant Gustin is best known as Barry Allen/The Flash from the series The Flash and the entire Arrowverse TV franchise. Fans have also loved him as Sebastian Smythe in the series Glee. He also portrayed Baby John in the Broadway revival of the musical West Side Story.
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Skeet Ulrich
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Birthdate: January 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Lawrence Taylor
(Former American football Outside linebacker)
Lawrence Taylor
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Birthdate: February 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Randolph Scott
(One of Hollywood's Greatest and Most Popular Western Stars)
Randolph Scott
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Birthdate: January 23, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 2, 1987
Randolph Scott is best remembered as an iconic Western hero, known for films such as Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm and The Texans. The Western Performers Hall of Fame inductee worked with acclaimed directors such as Budd Boetticher and received a Memoriam Golden Boot. He had also served the U.S. Army.
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Wayne Newton
(Singer, Actor)
Wayne Newton
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Birthdate: April 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
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Billy Campbel
(American Film and Television Actor)
Billy Campbel
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Birthdate: July 7, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer

The lead actor of the superhero film The Rocketeer, William Campbell is also noted for his portrayal of Luke Fuller in the soap opera, Dynasty, when it was at its peak in the 1980s. The American actor, who currently lives in Norway, appeared in the People magazine’s list of the World's 50 Most Beautiful People. Campbell is a rugby enthusiast.

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David Hornsby
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Birthdate: December 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Jesse L. Martin
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Birthdate: January 18, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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James Avery
(Film actor)
James Avery
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Birthdate: November 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 31, 2013
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Nate Parker
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Birthdate: November 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Jay Pharoah
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Birthdate: October 14, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
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Will Yun Lee
(Actor Known for His Roles as ‘Danny Woo’ in ‘Witchblade’ and ‘Jae Kim’ in ‘Bionic Woman')
Will Yun Lee
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Birthdate: March 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries

Will Yun Lee is an actor and martial artist best known for his role in the sci-fi TV series Bionic Woman. He has also appeared in the movie The Wolverine. The son of a Taekwondo grandmaster, he started receiving his training at the age of three. As a young man, he taught martial arts and also began his acting career.  

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Timothy Lee Reid
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Birthdate: December 19, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Timothy Lee Reid, popularly known as Tim Reid, is an American actor and director. He is known for playing important roles in popular TV series, such as Venus Flytrap, Simon & Simon, and That '70s Show. The founder of Legacy Media Institute, Reid aims at bringing together leading professionals, young men and women, and outstanding actors through his non-profit organization.

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Joseph Cotten
(One of the Leading Hollywood Actors of the 1940s)
Joseph Cotten
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Birthdate: May 15, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 6, 1994

Joseph Cotten was an American actor who achieved prominence on Broadway during the 1930s. He then became a leading Hollywood actor in the 1940s, playing important roles in films like Citizen Kane, Shadow of a Doubt, and Duel in the Sun. In 1960, Joseph Cotten was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Frankie Faison
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Birthdate: June 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
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John Wesley Shipp
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Birthdate: January 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Christopher Evan Welch
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Birthdate: September 28, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 2, 2013
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Chad Coleman
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Birthdate: September 6, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Rob Estes
(Actor)
Rob Estes
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Birthdate: July 22, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Brian Benben
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Birthdate: June 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Brian Benben is best known for his CableACE Award-winning role of Martin Tupper in Dream On and his performance as Sheldon Wallace in Private Practice. He met his wife Madeleine Stowe on the sets of the miniseries The Gangster Chronicles. He has also appeared in films such as Gangster Wars.
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Trevor Moore
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Birthdate: April 4, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
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Bill Robinson
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Birthdate: May 25, 1878
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 25, 1949
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Hunter Parrish
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Birthdate: May 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
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David Huddleston
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Birthdate: September 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: August 2, 2016
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John Payne
(Actor)
John Payne
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Birthdate: May 23, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 6, 1989
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 35 
Stephen Furst
(Former Actor known for Kent)
Stephen Furst
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Birthdate: May 8, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 16, 2017
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Devin Druid
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Birthdate: January 27, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Rob Huebel
(Actor)
Rob Huebel
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Birthdate: June 4, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Jason George
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Birthdate: February 9, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Dub Taylor
(Actor)
Dub Taylor
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Birthdate: February 26, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 3, 1994
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Randy Blythe
(Heavy metal singer known as the lead singer and lyricist of heavy metal band Lamb of God)
Randy Blythe
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Birthdate: February 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Zachary Knighton
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Birthdate: September 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
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James Joseph Dresnok
(Soldier, Actor)
James Joseph Dresnok
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Birthdate: November 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 31, 2016
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Zach Cregger
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Birthdate: March 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Carl Anderson
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Birthdate: February 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 23, 2004
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Steve Cardenas
(Martial artist)
Steve Cardenas
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Birthdate: May 29, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini

Steve Cardenas is an American musician, martial artist, and actor. He is known for playing Rocky DeSantos in the superhero TV series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. A black belt in Taekwondo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Cardenas is also renowned for his achievements in martial arts. He holds several awards, including a gold medal at the Jujitsu Pro Gear Open in 2010.

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William Haines
(Actor, Interior designer)
William Haines
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Birthdate: January 2, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 26, 1973
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Kieran Mulroney
(Screenwriter, Actor, Television actor)
Kieran Mulroney
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Birthdate: September 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
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Garren Stitt
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Birthdate: January 21, 2003
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Donielle Hansley
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Birthdate: March 4, 2004
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Jeremy Wade
(Actor)
Jeremy Wade
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Birthdate: January 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius