Actors From Washington

Washington has produced a number of Actors who have made it big. These include Justin Theroux, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Samuel L. Jackson, Dave Bautista, Jon Bernthal 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 Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 21, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Actor and producer, Samuel L. Jackson is widely regarded as one of the most popular actors of his generation. A highly prolific actor, he has appeared in over 150 films and is especially known for his roles in Quentin Tarantino films. Besides acting, he has voiced for several animated films, television series, and video games.

 2 Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Jeffrey Dean Morgan.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 22, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus

Jeffrey Morgan is an American actor who shot to fame with television series Supernatural and Grey’s Anatomy. But it was his role in movie, Watchmen, and the still running zombie horror series, The Walking Dead, that really made him a star. Jeffrey wanted o be a basketball player but an injury ended his sports dream and turned him towards acting.

 3 Dave Bautista

Dave Bautista.
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Famous As: Wrestler, Actor
Birthdate: January 18, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Former professional wrestler, Dave Bautista, is a four time World Heavyweight Champion and two time WWE Champion. The WWE legend has also ventured in the entertainment industry and proved his acting capabilities with blockbuster movies like Guardians of the Galaxy film series and Avengers: Infinity War. His other notable films include House of the Rising Sun and Blade Runner 2049.

 4 Jon Bernthal

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Jon Bernthal is best known as Shane Walsh from The Walking Dead and Frank from The Punisher. While studying at the School of Moscow Art Theater, Bernthal played professional baseball and participated in European baseball leagues. He is an advocate for equal treatment of pit bulls and co-owns a charity.

 5 Justin Theroux

Justin Theroux.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 10, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo

 6 Rainn Wilson

Rainn Wilson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Rainn Wilson is an actor and writer who used his popularity to make his YouTube channel, SoulPancake, a success. Also a climate change advocate, Wilson made a documentary titled The Idiot’s Guide to Climate Change, based on his trip to Greenland. He is known for his charitable works and has adopted a vegan diet since adopting Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs.

 7 Nick Robinson

Nick Robinson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries

Nick Robinson is an American actor known for his contribution across all three major acting mediums. He started his career as a child artist before going on to establish himself in the film, TV, and theater industry; in 2018, he was mentioned in Forbes magazine's 30 Under 30 list. 

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 8 Jim Caviezel

Jim Caviezel.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 26, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra

Jim Caviezel is an American actor. He is credited with playing important roles in films that have touched the lives of people in many ways. After playing Jesus in the movie The Passion of the Christ, he has been serving as a public speaker at religious venues. He believes that his film Sound of Freedom would save children from sex trafficking.

 9 Adam West

Adam West.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 19, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo

Adam West was an actor best known for his portrayal of Batman in the 1960s live-action TV series of the same name. One of the first actors to play Batman, West is considered the most popular actor to play the iconic character. After his death, the Bat-Signal was projected on Los Angeles’ City Hall as a tribute to the actor.

 10 Bing Crosby

Bing Crosby.
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Famous As: American singer
Birthdate: May 3, 1903
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: October 14, 1977

Bing Crosby was an American singer, actor, and comedian. Widely regarded as the first multimedia star, Bing was a leader in motion picture grosses, radio ratings, and record sales from 1930 to 1954. His intimate singing style influenced several popular singers, such as Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, John Lennon, and Elvis Presley among others.

 11 Kyle MacLachlan

Kyle MacLachlan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 22, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces

 12 Jonathan Banks

Jonathan Banks.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 31, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Jonathan Banks became the first actor to receive nominations for Primetime Emmy Award under the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category for three different shows, all of which feature him in the main cast. He has also made contributions to a couple of video games, namely Batman: Arkham Knight and Lego The Incredibles.

 13 William Hurt

William Hurt.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
William Hurt is best known for his Academy Award-winning portrayal in the film Kiss of the Spider Woman. He also delivered stellar performances in Children of a Lesser God and A History of Violence. He is a skilled Shakespearean theater actor and has played Thunderbolt Ross in various Marvel films.

 14 Craig T. Nelson

Craig T. Nelson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries

Craig T. Nelson is an American stand-up comedian and actor. One of the earliest members of the popular comedy troupe The Groundlings, Nelson went on to form his own comedy team along with Rudy De Luca and Barry Levinson. Also an avid racer and motorsports fan, Nelson founded the Screaming Eagles Racing in 1992.

 15 Michael Ealy

Michael Ealy.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo

Actor, Michael Ealy, is best known for his role in the drama film, For Colored Girls. An alumnus of the University of Maryland, he began his acting career in the late 1990s. Initially, he appeared in many off-Broadway stage productions. He transitioned to films soon and didn’t take long to establish himself as a sought-out actor.

 16 Samuel Burl Kinison

Samuel Burl  Kinison
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: December 8, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: April 10, 1992

 17 Randy Couture

Randy Couture
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 22, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer

 18 Karan Brar

Karan Brar.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 18, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Karan Brar is an American actor. Starting his career as a child artist, Brar landed the role of an Indian boy named Ravi Ross in the comedy TV series Jessie; the casting directors were so impressed with Brar that they decided to recreate the role as Ravi Ross was originally intended to be a South American boy named Javier.

 19 Jeffrey Wright

Jeffrey Wright.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Jeffrey Wright is a popular American actor. A self-made man, Jeffrey Wright overcame many childhood problems, including the demise of his father, to become an award-winning actor. Jeffrey Wright serves as an inspiration to many black Americans. In 2011, he established a gold exploration company called Taia Lion Resources, which provided employment to several Americans.

 20 Cam Gigandet

Cam Gigandet
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo

 21 Tony Todd

Tony Todd.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 4, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Tony Todd’s 6’5” frame made him the perfect choice for the titular role in the Candyman movie franchise. He also played Reverend Zombie in the Hatchett franchise and William Bludworth in the Final Destination film series. He also voiced The Fallen in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.

 22 Darren McGavin

Darren McGavin.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 7, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 25, 2006

Darren McGavin was an American actor whose journey from being a squatter in Tacoma to becoming a popular stage, film, TV actor was quite remarkable. He started his career as a set painter for Columbia Pictures before trying his hand at acting and eventually receiving a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his work in the sitcom TV series, Murphy Brown.

 23 Cheyenne Jackson

Cheyenne Jackson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer

Cheyenne Jackson is an American singer and actor. Jackson is known for his contribution across all three major acting mediums; he has played leading roles in films, TV series, and stage plays. Also known for his charity work, Jackson serves as an ambassador for The Hetrick-Martin Institute. An openly gay actor, Jackson serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ community.

 24 Billy Burke

Billy Burke.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Billy Burke is an American actor best known for playing Charlie Swan in the film series,The Twilight Saga. Also known for his writing skills, Burke contributed to the story of the 2004 musical zombie comedy film, Dead & Breakfast. A multi-talented personality, he also released an album titled Removed in 2010 and went on to release another album, The Underkill, in 2018.

 25 Jack Wagner

Jack Wagner
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, guitarist, television actor
Birthdate: October 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra

 26 Richard Karn

Richard Karn.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Richard Karn is an American actor and former game show host. He is known for hosting the popular game show, Family Feud, and for playing Al Borland in the television series Home Improvement. Karn used the popularity, which he achieved through Home Improvement, to author a couple of books on home renovation, such as House Broken and Handy at Home.

 27 Laz Alonso

Laz Alonso.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Laz Alonso is best known as Mother's Milk from the Amazon series The Boys. The former investment banker with Merril Lynch has previously voiced Tsu'tey in Avatar and appeared as Fenix Calderon in Fast & Furious. He has also appeared in Breakout Kings, The Mysteries of Laura, and Deception.

 28 Blair Underwood

Blair Underwood.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Blair Underwood is best known as Jonathan Rollins from the series L.A. Law. He has played significant roles in series such as City of Angels and Dirty Sexy Money, and in films such as Deep Impact. The five-time NAACP Image Award winner has also won an Emmy and a Grammy.

 29 Josh Barnett

Josh Barnett
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 30 Clarence Gilyard

Clarence Gilyard.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Clarence Gilyard is a college professor, actor, and author who has been active in the entertainment industry since the 1980s. He studied acting at California State University and began his career as a theater actor. He eventually moved into TV and films as well. He then took a break from acting to build a teaching career.

 31 Ryan Stiles

Ryan Stiles.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 22, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus

Ryan Stiles is an American-Canadian comedian and actor. Stiles, whose forte is improvisational comedy, is known for his work in the TV series Whose Line Is It Anyway? Also known for his charity work, Stiles has been working hard to raise fund for children with burn injuries. Since 2009, he has raised over $500,000 for a foundation called the Burned Children Recovery Center.

 32 Rick Yune

Rick Yune.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo

 33 Michael Winslow

Michael Winslow
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 6, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo

 34 Ben Feldman

Ben Feldman.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 27, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini

Ben Feldman is an American actor known for playing important roles in TV series like Mad Men and Superstore. For his portrayal of Michael Ginsberg in Mad Men, Feldman was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award under the Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series category. Apart from being an actor, Feldman also co-owns a wine label called Angelica Cellars.

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 35 Sean Patrick Thomas

Sean Patrick Thomas.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 17, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Sean Patrick Thomas is an American actor best known for playing Derek Reynolds in the teen dance film, Save the Last Dance. Also known for his work in TV, Thomas has played important roles in series like The District and Ringer.

 36 Chuck Jones

Chuck Jones.
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Famous As: Animator, Filmmaker, Cartoonist, Author, Artist, & Screenwriter
Birthdate: September 21, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 22, 2002

 37 Sig Hansen

Sig Hansen
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 28, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus

 38 Steven Hill

Steven Hill
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 24, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 23, 2016

 39 John McIntire

John McIntire.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 27, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 30, 1991

 40 Peter Horton

Peter Horton.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 20, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo

 41 Max Casella

Max Casella.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 6, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini

 42 Brian Thompson

Brian Thompson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 28, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo

 43 Beau Mirchoff

Beau Mirchoff.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Beau Mirchoff is a Canadian-American actor who achieved popularity after playing Matty McKibben in the popular teen comedy-drama TV series Awkward, for which he received the prestigious Teen Choice Award under the TV Breakout Star: Male category. His performance in the series earned him leading roles in other series, such as Now Apocalypse.

 44 Brian Stokes Mitchell

Brian Stokes Mitchell
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 31, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 45 Larry Hovis

Larry Hovis.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 20, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: September 9, 2003

 46 Jake Shears

Jake Shears
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra

 47 Gbenga Akinnagbe

Gbenga Akinnagbe.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 48 Kevin McCarthy

Kevin McCarthy
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 11, 2010

 49 Daran Norris

Daran Norris
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 50 Don Simpson

Don Simpson
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Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: October 29, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 19, 1996