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  • John Malkovich
    John Gavin Malkovich was born in Christopher, Illinois, to Joe Anne (Choisser), who owned a local newspaper, and Daniel Leon Malkovich, a state conservation director. His paternal grandparents were Cro...
  • Glenne Headly (1955 - 2017)
    For the past fourteen years, she has said that family has been the most important thing to her and she has set most of her time aside to be a "present" mother to her son. Movies, plays and television a...
  • Kevin Durant
    Kevin Wayne Durant (born September 29, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Durant has won an NBA Most Valua...
  • Gilbert Green (1914 - 1984)
    Gilbert Green Biography Overview Date of Birth 1 January 1914, Brooklyn, New York, USA Date of Death 15 April 1984, Tarzana, California, USA Birth Name Gilbert Stanley Green Mini Bi...
  • Michael Parks (1940 - 2017)
    Michael Parks is known as an actor's actor by his peers with a breadth of astonishing range that has allowed him to portray stunning contrasts - sometimes in the same film, like in 2014's "TUSK", starr...

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.