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  • Joey Lauren Adams
    Joey Lauren Adams (born January 9, 1968) is an American actress who has appeared in more than thirty films. She is known for her distinctive, raspy voice and for her roles in Bio-Dome and Kevin Smith's...
  • Jean Elizabeth Spangler (1923 - d.)
    From Wikipedia (English) : Jean Elizabeth Spangler (September 2, 1923 – disappeared October 7, 1949) was an American dancer, model and bit-part actress in Hollywood films and in early televisi...
  • Edwin Stanley (1880 - 1944)
    Edwin Stanley was a bespectacled, white haired, distinguished-looking actor who was trained in live theater and who, except a few silent pictures, stayed in that medium until he reached the age of 51. ...
  • Karen Lynn Gorney
    Karen Lynn Gorney (born January 28, 1945) is an actress, singer and dancer. She was in the original cast of "All My Children" and in 1977 played opposite John Travolta in "Saturday Night Fever." She ...
  • Sam Kinison (1953 - 1992)
    From Wikipedia (English) : Samuel Burl "Sam" Kinison (December 8, 1953 – April 10, 1992) was an American stand-up comedian and actor. Kinison was known for his intense, harsh and politically i...

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.