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  • Meshach Taylor (1947 - 2014)
    Meshach Taylor (April 11, 1947 – June 28, 2014) was an American actor. He was Emmy-nominated for his role as Anthony Bouvier on the CBS sitcom Designing Women (1986–93). He was also known...
  • Elaine Stritch (1925 - 2014)
    Elaine Stritch (February 2, 1925 – July 17, 2014) was an American actress and singer, best known for her work on Broadway. She appeared in numerous stage plays and musicals, feature films and ma...
  • Skye McCole Bartusiak (1992 - 2014)
    Skye McCole Bartusiak (September 28, 1992 – July 19, 2014) was an American film and television actress. She was best known for her roles in The Patriot (2000), Don't Say a Word (2001), as Rose W...
  • Quinton Aaron
    Quinton Aaron (born August 15, 1984) is an American actor whose first lead role was as Michael Oher in the 2009 film The Blind Side.

For film actors of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people.

American film actors are actors from the United States who perform on film.

The cinema of the United States, often generally referred to as Hollywood, has had a profound effect on cinema across the world since the early 20th century. Its history is sometimes separated into four main periods: the silent film era, classical Hollywood cinema, New Hollywood, and the contemporary period. Since the 1920s, the American film industry has grossed more money every year than that of any other country.