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  • Garry Marshall (1934 - 2016)
    Garry Marshall was an American actor, director, writer, and producer. His notable credits include creating Happy Days and The Odd Couple and directing Nothing In Common , Dear God , Pretty Woman , Fran...
  • Helen Rachel Slater
    Helen Slater (born December 15, 1963) is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She appeared as the Kryptonian superheroine in TriStar's 1984 film Supergirl. In the following years, she starred in ...
  • Paul Rudd
    Paul Rudd is an American actor, writer, and producer. Among his many roles, he plays Scott Lang / Ant-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Paul’s parents, both Ashkenazi Jewish, were born in ...
  • Joan Blondell (1906 - 1979)
    Rose Joan Blondell was an American actress. Born into a vaudeville family in New York City, Blondell was a sexy, wisecracking, blonde pre-Hays Code staple of Warner Brothers who appeared in more than 1...
  • Jon Favreau
    Jonathan Kolia "Jon" Favreau[1] (/ˈfævroʊ/; born October 19, 1966) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, voice artist, and comedian. As an actor, he is best known for his...

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.