Actors From Virginia

Virginia has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include Jason Sudeikis, Chris Pratt, Rob Lowe, David Arquette, Warren Beatty 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 Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 2 George C. Scott

George C. Scott
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 3 Rob Lowe

Rob Lowe
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 4 Jason Sudeikis

Jason Sudeikis
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
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.

 5 Patrick Wilson

Patrick Wilson
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 6 David Arquette

David Arquette
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Famous As: Actor, Wrestler
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.

 7 Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
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.

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 8 Warren Beatty

Warren Beatty
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 9 Dermot Mulroney

Dermot Mulroney
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 10 Grant Gustin

Grant Gustin
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 11 Skeet Ulrich

Skeet Ulrich
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 12 Randolph Scott

Randolph Scott
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 13 Lawrence Taylor

Lawrence Taylor
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Famous As: Former American football Outside linebacker
Birthdate: February 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 14 Wayne Newton

Wayne Newton
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: April 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries

 15 Trey Songz

Trey Songz
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Grammy-nominated rapper Tremaine Aldon Neverson, better known as Trey Songz, soared to fame with his chartbusting tracks such as Can't Help but Wait and Say Aah. His hit track Bottoms Up featured rapper Nicki Minaj. He has also appeared in movies such as Blood Brother and Texas Chainsaw 3D.

 16 David Hornsby

David Hornsby
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 17 Billy Campbel

Billy Campbel
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 18 Jesse L. Martin

Jesse L. Martin
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 18, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 19 James Avery

James Avery
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: November 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 31, 2013

 20 Nate Parker

Nate Parker
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 21 Will Yun Lee

Will Yun Lee
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Famous As: Actor
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.  

 22 Jay Pharoah

Jay Pharoah
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 14, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra

 23 Timothy Lee Reid

Timothy Lee Reid
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 24 Joseph Cotten

Joseph Cotten
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 25 Clarence Clemons

Clarence Clemons
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Famous As: Musicians
Birthdate: January 11, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 18, 2011

Clarence Clemons, also popular as The Big Man, gained fame as the saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band. While he joined the Maryland State College on both football and music scholarships, a car accident later ended his football dreams. He also had his own band, The Red Bank Rockers.

 26 John Wesley Shipp

John Wesley Shipp
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 27 Frankie Faison

Frankie Faison
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini

 28 Christopher Evan Welch

Christopher Evan Welch
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 28, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 2, 2013

 29 Chad Coleman

Chad Coleman
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 6, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo

 30 Willard Scott

Willard Scott
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Famous As: Actor, Television actor, Writer
Birthdate: March 7, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces

 31 Rob Estes

Rob Estes
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 22, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer

 32 Bill Robinson

Bill Robinson
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: May 25, 1878
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 25, 1949

 33 Brian Benben

Brian Benben
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 34 Hunter Parrish

Hunter Parrish
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
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 35 Trevor Moore

Trevor Moore
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 4, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries

 36 Devin Druid

Devin Druid
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 27, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 37 David Huddleston

David Huddleston
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: August 2, 2016

 38 John Payne

John Payne
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 23, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 6, 1989

 39 Rob Huebel

Rob Huebel
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 4, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini

 40 Stephen Furst

Stephen Furst
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Famous As: Former Actor known for Kent
Birthdate: May 8, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 16, 2017

 41 Jason George

Jason George
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 9, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 42 Randy Blythe

Randy Blythe
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Famous As: Heavy metal singer known as the lead singer and lyricist of heavy metal band Lamb of God
Birthdate: February 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces

 43 Dub Taylor

Dub Taylor
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 26, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 3, 1994

 44 Zachary Knighton

Zachary Knighton
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra

 45 James Joseph Dresnok

James Joseph Dresnok
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Famous As: Soldier, Actor
Birthdate: November 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 31, 2016

 46 Steve Cardenas

Steve Cardenas
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Famous As: Martial artist
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.

 47 Zach Cregger

Zach Cregger
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces

 48 Carl Anderson

Carl Anderson
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 23, 2004

 49 William Haines

William Haines
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Famous As: Actor, Interior designer
Birthdate: January 2, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 26, 1973

 50 Kieran Mulroney

Kieran Mulroney
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Famous As: Screenwriter, Actor, Television actor
Birthdate: September 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra