Best Actors From Baltimore

February 24, 2013 6:47 AM

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It’s not necessarily the first thing you think of when you think of Maryland, but we have a lot of talented and famous actors.  Here are five of the best.

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Julie Bowen
Bowen was nominated for an Emmy for Best Supporting Actress for her role on “Modern Family.”  She was also in episodes of “Lost,” “ER” and “Weeds.”  You can see her in the movie “Happy Gilmore.”

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Josh Charles
You can see Charles every Tuesday night on the hit show “The Good Wife.”  He was also in “Sports Night.”  His movie roles include the original “Hairspray” and “Dead Poet’s Society.”

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Charles S. Dutton
Most recently, Dutton was in “Legion” and the remake of “Fame.”  He was also in “A Time to Kill.” He starred in the TV show “Roc” and was also in episodes of “House M.D.” “Threshold” and “The L Word.”

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Mo’Nique won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role as Mary Jones in “Precious.”  She was also in episodes of “Nip/Tuck,” “Ugly Betty” and “The Boondocks.”  In addition, she has her own talk show.

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Jada Pinkett Smith
Most recently, Pinkett Smith was in the drama “Hawthorne.”  She was in “Set It Off,” “The Matrix Reloaded” and “The Matrix Revolutions.”  She was in the hit TV show “A Different World.”

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  • CeCe

    What? The best is Ed Norton.

  • Comedic Actor Stevieweevie

    I concur!

  • Gracie

    What happen to Ed Norton-Primal Feas, Americas History X, Kindom of Heaven, The Illusionist, Rounders, Fight Club, 25th Hour, Red Dragon and The Incredible Hulk, Not to mention the awards and nominations for awards.

  • christopher chromwell

    my stage name is christopher chromwell and i’m trying to be a screenwriter. but, i would also like to get into acting. i have been in some movies as a extra. right now thats what i’m looking for is to be a payed extra. while i’m trying to finish my scipt. if any out there can help me. please eamil me at

  • jeremy woodworth

    definately columbia’s own ed norton but what about nicholas pryor and john glover or towsons own john kassir?

  • jeremy woodowrth

    I forgot john astin dad from the adams family who now teaches acting at johns hopkins

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