Favorite Actor that is Mormon (LDS) (practicing or non-practicing)by jalapenoman | created - 06 Aug 2014 | updated - 12 Oct 2014 | Public
With the recent release of "Meet the Mormons" and all of the pubicity this church received over the Presidential campaign of Mitt Romney... Which is your favorite actor that is also a member of the Mormon (LDS) Church, (whether or not they are currently practicing or non-practicing in their religion)?
Discuss here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/flat/233092473
See also the poll for Mormon/LDS Actresses.
Actor | Teen Angel
Born May 25, 1979, in Salt Lake City, Utah, Corbin is the second of four children. Corbin's acting career began when he was just 12 years old after attending an open casting call in his home town. The casting director he met that day helped him get to Hollywood, where he began his career in ...
Soundtrack | A Knight's Tale
Randy Bachman was born on September 27, 1943 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as Randolph Charles Bachman. He was previously married to Denise McCann and Stevenson, Lorayne.
Mostly famous as a singer with The Guess Who and Bachman Turner Overdrive, but he does have some acting credits.
4. Billy Barty
Actor | Masters of the Universe
Billy Barty was born William John Bertanzetti on October 25, 1924 in Millsboro, Pennsylvania. He began performing at age three and began making pictures in 1927. He played Mickey Rooney's little brother in the "Mickey McGuire" comedy shorts series. He was equally adept in both comedy and drama, and...
Actor | Space Jam
Shawn Bradley was born on March 22, 1972 in Landstuhl, West Germany as Shawn Paul Bradley. He is an actor, known for Space Jam (1996), The Singles Ward (2002) and Studio C (2012). He has been married to Annette Evertson since September 25, 1993. They have six children.
More famous as a basketball player, but he does have a few acting credits (and it "too big" to miss!).
6. Don Bluth
Director | Anastasia
Don Bluth was one of the chief animators at Disney to come to the mantle after the great one's death. He eventually became the animation director for such films as The Rescuers (1977) and Pete's Dragon (1977). Unfortunately, the quality of animation that Disney was producing at this point was not ...
Not really an actor, but he is an award winning producer/director.
Actor | Cocoon
Wilford Brimley was born on September 27, 1934 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA as Anthony Wilford Brimley. He is known for his work on Cocoon (1985), Hard Target (1993) and The Thing (1982). He has been married to Beverly Berry since October 31, 2007. He was previously married to Lynne Brimley.
Soundtrack | Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
David Allan Coe was born on September 6, 1939 in Akron, Ohio, USA.
More famous as a singer, but he does have a few acting credits.
13. John Gilbert
Actor | Downstairs
John Gilbert was born into a show-business family - his father was a comic with the Pringle Stock Company. By 1915 John was an extra with Thomas H. Ince's company and a lead player by 1917. In those days he was assistant director, actor or screenwriter. He also tried his hand at directing. By 1919 ...
14. Jon Heder
Actor | Napoleon Dynamite
Jon Heder was born on October 26, 1977 in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA as Jonathan Joseph Heder. He is an actor and producer, known for Napoleon Dynamite (2004), Blades of Glory (2007) and The Benchwarmers (2006). He has been married to Kirsten Heder since November 23, 2002. They have three children.
16. Dean Jagger
Actor | White Christmas
Dean Jagger was born in Lima, Ohio, on November 7, 1903. He dropped out of high school twice before finally graduating from Wabash College. Working first as a school teacher, he soon became interested in acting and enrolled at Chicago's "Lyceum Art Conservatory". Mr. Jagger made his first movie and...
17. Glen A. Larson
Writer | McCloud
Born on January 3, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, Glen A. Larson was the man behind some of the world's best-known prime-time television series. His highly successful productions (successful both financially and popularly, less often critically) include Knight Rider (1982), The Fall Guy (1981), ...
Not really an actor, but he is the producer/writer of many successful and award winning television series (Knight Rider, McCloud, Battlestar Gallactica, etc.).
18. Gordon Jump
Actor | WKRP in Cincinnati
The burly character actor Gordon Jump will probably be best remembered for the role of the radio station manager Arthur Carlson in the TV sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati (1978). This is ironic, since in the first part of his working life he was found either behind a microphone or camera in stints with ...
19. Kieth Merrill
Director | The Great American Cowboy
Kieth Merrill was born on May 22, 1940 in Farmington, Utah, USA as Keith Walker Merrill. He is a director and producer, known for The Great American Cowboy (1973), Windwalker (1980) and Goin' Down the Road (1974). He has been married to Dagny Johnson since February 3, 1964. They have eight children.
Not really an actor, but he was nominated for two Oscars, winning one.
20. Matthew Modine
Actor | Full Metal Jacket
The youngest of seven, Matthew was born in Loma Linda, Ca, to Dolores (Warner), a bookkeeper, and Mark Alexander Modine, a drive-in theater manager. After graduating high school in Imperial Beach, Ca. Modine moved to NYC (1979). Matthew studied with Stella Adler at her Conservatory of Acting. While...
21. Donny Osmond
Soundtrack | Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Donald Clark "Donny" Osmond was born December 9, 1957 in Ogden, Utah, to Olive Osmond (née Davis) and George Osmond on . He was the seventh of eight brothers and has one sister. When Donny was young, his family went to see Lawrence Welk in California. They were unable to meet with him so they ...
(Or any member of the Osmond family)
23. Moroni Olsen
Actor | Notorious
Even his more courteous, somewhat friendlier types gave one pause for concern. The tall, beefy, balding, icy-eyed character actor Moroni Olsen was one of Hollywood's more popular and imposing performers of film during the late 1930s, 1940s and early 1950s.
The versatile player was born Moroni Olsen ...
24. Stewart Petersen
Actor | The First Vision
Stewart Petersen was born on April 16, 1960 in Cokeville, Wyoming, USA. He is an actor, known for The First Vision (1976), Where the Red Fern Grows (1974) and Seven Alone (1974). He has been married to Chemene Goodwin since June 24, 1983. They have six children.
25. Kevin Rahm
Actor | Nightcrawler
Kevin Rahm was born on January 7, 1971 in Mineral Wells, Texas, USA as Kevin Patrick Rahm. He is an actor and writer, known for Nightcrawler (2014), Mad Men (2007) and Lethal Weapon (2016). He has been married to Amy Lonkar since April 28, 2012. They have one child.
26. Ken Sansom
Actor | Kaze no tani no Naushika
Ken Sansom was born on April 2, 1927 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA as Frank Kenneth Sansom. He was an actor, known for Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984), Airport 1975 (1974) and The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1988). He was married to Carla. He died on October 8, 2012 in Holladay...
27. Ricky Schroder
Actor | Black Cloud
He was born Richard Bartlett Schroder, Jr., in Staten Island, New York on April 13th, 1970. His mother, Diane Schroder was an employee at AT&T, which is also the same company that employed his father, Richard Bartlett Schroder, Sr.
Eventually working his way up to management from being a telephone ...
28. Paul Walker
Actor | The Fast and the Furious
Paul William Walker IV was born in Glendale, California. He grew up together with his brothers, Caleb and Cody, and sisters, Ashlie and Amie. Their parents, Paul William Walker III, a sewer contractor, and Cheryl (Crabtree) Walker, a model, separated around September 2004. His grandfather, William ...