Famous actors from Nevada

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July 21, 2022
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Famous actors from Nevada

Admiring and envying the world's biggest stars is easy to do on Instagram. From A-list movie stars and major musicians to pro ball players and comedians who landed their own sitcoms, there's no shortage of evidence of just how good the good life is. They post pictures of themselves with other big shots on rooftop bars, at exclusive clubs, at backstage parties, and at restaurants where regular people can't get a reservation.

But the vast majority of these celebrities were born and raised outside of Hollywood, finding their way to the bright lights and big money of superstardom from obscure beginnings in regular small towns or cities across the country.

Stacker compiled a list of actors that were born in Nevada from IMDb’s most popular list. For each actor, we included a movie poster image from a film he is known for (all movie poster images from OMDb). Keep reading to see which favorite actors are from your home state.

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Matthew Gray Gubler

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (3/9/1980)
- Known for:
--- Dr. Spencer Reid in "Criminal Minds" (2005-2020)
--- Simon in "Alvin and the Chipmunks" (2007)
--- Paul in "500 Days of Summer" (2009)

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Peyton Meyer

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (11/24/1998)
- Known for:
--- Lucas Friar in "Girl Meets World" (2014-2017)
--- Trip Windsor in "American Housewife" (2018-2021)
--- Jordan Van Draanen in "He's All That" (2021)

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Kristoffer Polaha

- Born: Reno, Nevada (2/18/1977)
- Known for:
--- Wyatt Huntley in "Jurassic World: Dominion" (2022)
--- Handsome Man in "Wonder Woman 1984" (2020)
--- Calvin in "Where Hope Grows" (2014)

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Thomas Ian Nicholas

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (7/10/1980)
- Known for:
--- Ethan in "Adverse" (2020)
--- Nick Hutchison in "Red Band Society" (2014-2015)
--- Eugene in "Please Give" (2010)

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Thomas Dekker

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (12/28/1987)
- Known for:
--- Travis (2020) in "Swimming with Sharks" (2022)
--- John Connor in "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" (2008-2009)
--- Jesse Braun in "A Nightmare on Elm Street" (2010)

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Loren Dean

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (7/31/1969)
- Known for:
--- Joe in "Say Anything" (1989)
--- Ethan Glance in "Space Cowboys" (2000)
--- Hicks in "Enemy of the State" (1998)

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Gabriel Damon

- Born: Reno, Nevada (4/23/1976)
- Known for:
--- Hob in "RoboCop 2" (1990)
--- Littlefoot in "The Land Before Time" (1988)
--- Spot Conlon in "Newsies" (1992)

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Bryce Johnson

- Born: Reno, Nevada (4/18/1977)
- Known for:
--- Jake in "Darkness Rising" (2017)
--- Darren Wilden in "Pretty Little Liars" (2010-2016)
--- Jim in "Willow Creek" (2013)

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Michael Cimino

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (11/10/1999)
- Known for:
--- Victor Salazar in "Love, Victor" (2020-2022)
--- Bob Palmeri in "Annabelle Comes Home" (2019)
--- Miguel in "Centurion XII" (2020)

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Ron Thomas

- Born: Reno, Nevada (11/15/1961)
- Known for:
--- Bobby in "Cobra Kai" (2019-2021)
--- Bobby in "The Karate Kid" (1984)
--- Norman in "The Big Bet" (1986)

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Abraham Rodriguez

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (1/4/2000)
- Known for:
--- Nate Silva in "Power Rangers Beast Morphers" (2019-2020)
--- Spencer Buckley in "Saved by the Bell" (2020-2021)
--- Young Albert in "Unwritten" (2018)

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Jason-Shane Scott

- Born: Reno, Nevada (12/29/1976)
- Known for:
--- Brody in "Famous in Love" (2017)
--- Dominic in "The Wrong Student" (2017)
--- Colton in "The Sandman" (2017)

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Adam Hicks

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (11/28/1992)
- Known for:
--- Jason Zimmer in "The Boy Next Door" (2015)
--- Joe in "How to Eat Fried Worms" (2006)
--- Luther in "Zeke and Luther" (2009-2012)

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Brad Dexter

- Born: Goldfield, Nevada (4/9/1917)
- Died: 12/12/2002
- Known for:
--- Harry Luck in "The Magnificent Seven" (1960)
--- Bob Brannom in "The Asphalt Jungle" (1950)
--- Ens. Gerald Cartwright in "Run Silent Run Deep" (1958)

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Chase Ellison

- Born: Reno, Nevada (9/22/1993)
- Known for:
--- Randy in "Tooth Fairy" (2010)
--- Neil (age 8) in "Mysterious Skin" (2004)
--- Andy Nichol in "That's What I Am" (2011)

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Andre Agassi

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (4/29/1970)
- Known for:
--- Andre Agassi in "Mad About You" (1994)
--- Self in "Great Performances" (2008)
--- Self in "Wimbledon: A History of the Championships" (2000)

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Paul Schrier

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (6/1/1970)
- Known for:
--- Bulk in "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie" (1995)
--- Bulk in "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" (1993-1996)
--- Farkas 'Bulk' Bulkmeier in "Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie" (1997)

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Carey Hart

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (7/17/1975)
- Known for:
--- Caddy Passenger in "xXx" (2002)
--- Self in "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle" (2003)
--- Carey Hart in "P!Nk Feat. Nate Ruess: Just Give Me a Reason" (2013)

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T.J. Lavin

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (12/7/1976)
- Known for:
--- Ely in "Beast: A Monster Among Men" (2013)
--- Self - Host in "The Challenge" (2005-2021)
--- BMX Rider in "Viena and the Fantomes" (2020)

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Kevin Geer

- Born: Reno, Nevada (11/6/1952)
- Died: 1/25/2017
- Known for:
--- K.O. Lewis in "The Pelican Brief" (1993)
--- Priest in "100 Feet" (2008)
--- Law School Professor in "American Gangster" (2007)

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Kevan Moezzi

- Born: Reno, Nevada (8/1/1983)
- Known for:
--- Actor in "Raimbo" (2016)
--- Lead in "Guber" (2016)
--- Lead in "What Happened in Babylon... History Explained" (2016)

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Ben Alexander

- Born: Goldfield, Nevada (5/26/1911)
- Died: 7/5/1969
- Known for:
--- Kemmerich in "All Quiet on the Western Front" (1930)
--- Officer Frank Smith in "Dragnet" (1952-1959)
--- Ab Begley in "Man in the Shadow" (1957)

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Ethan William Childress

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (2/13/2009)
- Known for:
--- Son in "The United States of Tomorrow" (2019)
--- Kid in "Happy Place" (2021)
--- Johan Johnson in "Mixed-ish" (2019-2021)

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Sean Palmer

- Born: Reno, Nevada (1/23/1973)
- Known for:
--- Male Dancer in "Chicago" (2002)
--- Marcus in "Sex and the City" (2002-2004)
--- Soundtrack in "Easy Virtue" (2008)

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David Yow

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (8/2/1960)
- Known for:
--- Marshall in "I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore." (2017)
--- Homeless King in "Under the Silver Lake" (2018)
--- Charlie in "Rattlesnake" (2019)

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Michael Gambino

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (4/14/1978)
- Known for:
--- Rodney in "Shameless" (2018)
--- Teddy in "Animal Kingdom" (2017)
--- Marcetti in "Dexter" (2010)

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Mat Lucas

- Born: Carson City, Nevada (10/27/1977)
- Known for:
--- Anakin Skywalker in "Star Wars: Battlefront II" (2005)
--- Anakin Skywalker in "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith" (2005)
--- Attendant in "All Hallows' Eve" (2013)

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Deke Anderson

- Born: Reno, Nevada (3/26/1959)
- Known for:
--- Rick Dresden in "Devious Maids" (2014-2016)
--- Mini-Ash #1 in "Army of Darkness" (1992)
--- Randy in "Cheers" (1988)

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Morty Coyle

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (12/7/1968)
- Known for:
--- Kissing Couple Man in "Impostor" (2001)
--- Music Department in "Macabre Theatre" (2002)
--- Music Department in "Sutures" (2009)

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Joseph D. Kucan

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (3/19/1965)
- Known for:
--- Kane in "Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun" (1999)
--- Kane in "Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath" (2008)
--- Kane in "Command & Conquer" (1995)

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Jed Williams

- Born: Reno, Nevada (8/17/1983)
- Known for:
--- Wyatt in "Close to Home" (2006)
--- Dude #1 in "Ten Inch Hero" (2007)
--- Nerd 4 Life in "The Benchwarmers" (2006)

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Joe La Due

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (12/16/1943)
- Died: 5/26/2014
- Known for:
--- Signaller in "Casino" (1995)
--- Billy Tim Denham in "Ocean's Eleven" (2001)
--- High Roller in "Indecent Proposal" (1993)

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Ed Hartwell

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (5/27/1978)
- Known for:
--- Jamal in "House of Payne" (2011)
--- Self - Baltimore Ravens Linebacker in "NFL Monday Night Football" (2002-2004)
--- Self - Baltimore Ravens Linebacker in "The NFL on CBS" (2001-2006)

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Alex Skinner

- Born: Las Vegas, Nevada (10/31/1987)
- Known for:
--- Dudley in "Never Have I Ever" (2020)
--- Flutterbeam Founder #2 in "Silicon Valley" (2016)
--- Jerome in "Snatchers" (2019)

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Ben Erway

- Born: Reno, Nevada (4/25/1892)
- Died: 2/6/1981
- Known for:
--- Mr. Perry in "The Bishop's Wife" (1947)
--- Pete Van Horn in "The Twilight Zone" (1960)
--- Alton in "Mountain Rhythm" (1943)

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Hobart Cavanaugh

- Born: Virginia City, Nevada (9/22/1886)
- Died: 4/27/1950
- Known for:
--- Mr. Manleigh in "A Letter to Three Wives" (1949)
--- Wayne in "Stage Struck" (1936)
--- Daudet in "I Am a Thief" (1934)

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