Almost Famous Cast

  • Billy Crudup

    "I think I'm a good actor because I try really hard. That also means that when I suck, I aggressively suck. That probably happens as much as it doesn't, but at least I'm always in search of the moment...

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  • Frances McDormand

    Adopted by Canadian-born minister Vernon McDormand and his wife, Noreen, Frances McDormand was raised in Monessen, Pennsylvania. She received her B.A. in Theater from Bethany College in West Virginia...

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  • Kate Hudson

    With her mother's loopy grin, golden locks and bright eyes, it wasn't long before Kate Hudson found her way into the movies. The daughter of actress Goldie Hawn, Hudson was born in Los Angeles,...

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  • Jason Lee

    Jason Lee was born in California and became an avid skateboarder at 13. Five years later he was boarding professionally, traveling the globe to compete in international events. Now he owns Stereo...

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  • Anna Paquin

    With a well-developed vocabulary and gentle sense of humor, Anna Paquin has proven herself to be one of the most enchanting young actors working today. Anna was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, but...

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  • Fairuza Balk

    This Point Reyes, California native's first name means turquoise in Turkish. She grew up just north of San Francisco on a commune type of ranch. Her father was a traveling musician and her mom a belly...

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  • Noah Taylor

    Although born in London, England to journalist parents, Taylor moved to Australia at the age of five. His early life was spent wanting to be a spy or a commando, but leaving school at 16, someone...

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  • Zooey Deschanel

    L.A.-born Deschanel knew what she was getting herself into when striving to make it in the film industry. As a child she spent much of her time on location with her mother, actress Mary Joe. Though...

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  • Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Date of Death: February 2, 2014 Raised by his mother after his parents divorced in Rochester, New York, Philip Seymour Hoffman's spare time in high school was mostly occupied by sports. En route...

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  • Jimmy Fallon

    Born in Brooklyn, NY, Jimmy Fallon was raised in Saugerties, NY. He performed his first impression (of James Cagney) when he was just two years old. But he credits his first big break to troll dolls....

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  • Michael Angarano

    Born in Brooklyn, NY, Michael Angarano signed up with Ford Models at the age of five and began his acting career. Among his earliest work was playing a guest role on the short-lived CBS drama New York...

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  • Jay Baruchel

    Born in Ottawa, Jay Baruchel began taking acting classes when he was 12 and shortly after, landed his first professional acting job on a 1995 episode of the kids' series Are You Afraid of the...

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  • Rainn Wilson

    Born in Seattle, Rainn Wilson attended high school in Winnetka, Illinois. He earned an MFA in Acting from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 1989 and began performing in regional...

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  • Zack Ward

    Zack Ward was born in Toronto, Ontario and began his career as a child actor. He made his feature film debut in the class A Christmas Story (1983), playing Scut Farkus.

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Almost Famous

Genre:  Drama, Musical
Running Time:  122 min.
Release Date: September 15, 2000

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Cast: Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Kate Hudson, Patrick Fugit, Jason Lee, Anna Paquin, Fairuza Balk, Noah Taylor, Zooey Deschanel, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jimmy Fallon, Michael Angarano, Jay Baruchel, Rainn Wilson, Zack Ward