Wyoming: Matthew Fox
Matthew Fox has long been associated with the world of Hollywood. After starring on Party of Five, Fox was the lead on the hit ABC show LOST. His portrayal of Jack Shephard drew both sympathy and a whole lot of acclaim. However before his acting days, Fox was a kid growing up in Wyoming. From the the time he was a year old until his college days, Fox lived on an Indian Reservation in the western part of the state.
Vermont: Zosia Mamet
We haven’t had a ton of actors hail from the great state of Vermont. Zosia Mamet lived in Vermont until the age of five. Though she’s not a longtime resident of the state, she still gets credit as a native. Mamet is most known for roles on Girls, Mad Men, and Parenthood. Her father is famed writer/director David Mamet.
Alaska: Ray Mala
Ray Mala was a transcendent actor in a number of ways. For one, he was one of the first actors to ever hail from Alaska. Secondly, he was arguably the most famous Native American actor in all of cinema. After starting as a camera man in the business, Mala went on to star in a number of Hollywood pictures. He was a part of multiple movies which won Academy Awards.
North Dakota: Josh Duhamel
Heartthrob Josh Duhamel is all about his home state of North Dakota. Growing up in Minot, Duhamel ultimately became a football player for Minot State University. From there, the rest of history. He went on to star in a number of television programs and films. Duhamel continues to be very active in the industry.
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