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  • Jane Grier (1924 - 2001)
    Jane Greer (September 9, 1924 – August 24, 2001) was an American film and television actress who was perhaps best known for her role as femme fatale Kathie Moffat in the 1947 film noir Out of ...
  • Betty White
    Betty White Ludden (born January 17, 1922), better known as Betty White, is an American actress, comedienne, singer, author, and television personality. With a career spanning seven decades, she is bes...
  • Evelyn Brent (1901 - 1975)
    velyn Brent (October 20, 1901 – June 4, 1975)[1] was an American film and stage actress. Born Mary Elizabeth Riggs in Tampa and known as Betty, she was a child of 10 when her mother Eleanor ...
  • Peter Krause
    Peter William Krause (born August 12, 1965) is an American film and television actor, director, and producer. He is perhaps best known for his lead roles as Nate Fisher on Six Feet Under, Adam Braverma...
  • Pauline Starke (1901 - 1977)
    Pauline Starke (January 10, 1901[1] – February 3, 1977) was an American silent-film actress born in Joplin, Missouri. She made her acting debut appearing as a dance extra in D.W. Griffith's ...

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.