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Top 50 Most Popular Conservative Actors In Hollywood

Shivam ParasharShivam-Posted Sep 30, 2022


Top 50 Most Popular Conservative Actors

 

There are no arguments about the fact that it is tough to be a 'conservative' in Hollywood. However, contrary to popular belief, the motion picture industry is jam-packed with celebrities who happen to harbor strong conservative values.

 

Even though the entire institution of celebrity and popular culture is noticeably dominated by Leftist voices, it doesn't necessarily imply that there is no room for a Conservative voice to be heard at all.

 

You'd be surprised to learn that some of the most prominent Hollywood stars of all time have gone on to proclaim that they are Republicans in style.

 

That being said, there are plenty of other performers who continue to remain closeted about their political and religious beliefs.

 

While we should duly admire our respective favorite movie stars for the kind of work that they have done throughout their careers, we must also not forget that they are, at the end of the day, citizens of the world who are entitled to their personal opinions.

 

Since we have trusted these personalities to entertain us for years now and have, in the process, provided them with a "voice", we must also now ensure that we do not end up treating that same voice with any sort of restraint.

 

Now, let’s get acquainted with 50 of the most well-known conservatives in Hollywood.

 

 

50. Freddie Prinze Jr.

 

Freddie Prinze Jr.

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 8, 1976
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Height 183 centimeters
Debut Year 1995
Debut TV Show Family Matters

 

Actor Freddie Prinze Jr. was raised a Roman Catholic and has mostly stayed tight-lipped about his religious and political leanings.

 

However, it is no more a secret that the actor, along with his wife, has had a history of leaning right.

 

Also a television and film producer and screenwriter, Freddie has been seen participating in feature films such as I Know What You Did Last Summer and its sequel, Summer Catch, and Scooby-Doo and its sequel, respectively.

 

 

49. Tony Danza

 

Tony Danza

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 21, 1951
Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States of America
Height 175 centimeters
Debut Year 1978
Debut Television Film Fast Lane Blues

 

Tony Danza rose to prominence after having starred in the TV shows such as Taxi and Who's the Boss? throughout the 1980s.

 

While the actor himself has always been a registered Republican, not many are aware of the fact that he hails from a rather conservative Italian family in Brooklyn.

 

Moreover, numerous campaign contribution reports have gone on to verify that Danza has provided the Republican candidates with generous donations on more than one occasion.

 

 

48. Clint Howard

 

Clint Howard

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 20, 1959
Place of Birth Burbank, California, United States of America
Height 170 centimeters
Debut Year 1962
Debut TV Show The Andy Griffith Show

 

Clint Howard, who was born to actors Rance and Jean Howard, has featured in more than 200 credits throughout his cinematic career.

 

Unlike his brother, Howard is a Republican who was seen backing the United States Senator Ted Cruz of Texas for the Republican presidential nomination.

 

Even though the Apollo 13 actor acknowledged that being a conservative did hurt his career in one way or another, he seems to have come to terms with it.

 

 

47. Dennis Miller

 

Dennis Miller

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth November 3, 1953
Place of Birth Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Height 174 centimeters
Debut Year 1990
Debut Film Madhouse

 

Besides having acted in a few films, Dennis Miller has also gained recognition as a political commentator, sports commentator, talk show host, and comedian.

 

The celebrity has been vocal about the fact that relative conservatism came to him rather naturally. A part of the reason, according to him, was that the hypocrisy of American liberals became a bit too prominent to be disregarded.

 

Be that as it may, Miller is also recognized for his apolitical and entertaining stories.

 

 

46. Scott Baio

 

Scott Baio

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 22, 1960
Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
Height 179 centimeters
Debut Year 1976
Debut Film Bugsy Malone

 

Not a lot of actors anywhere in the world have gone on to put their beliefs on display quite like Scott Baio.

 

A true-blue conservative, he went on to voice his opinion at the Republican National Convention in 2016. In an explosive interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the Charles in Charge actor was heard saying that even though being a conservative in Hollywood could damage his career, he simply didn't care anymore.

 

Baio gained recognition as an actor after having featured in films and television shows such as Bugsy Malone, Happy Days, and Joanie Loves Chachi, to mention a few.

 

 

45. Dean Cain

 

Dean Cain

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth July 31, 1966
Place of Birth Mt. Clemens, Michigan, United States of America
Height 182 centimeters
Debut Year 1976
Debut Film Elmer

 

Actor Dean Cain shot to fame after playing the role of Clark Kent/Superman in the television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.

 

The Hit the Floor star, who is a staunch Second Amendment supporter and a true Republican, was yet another celebrity who went on record to convey that he believed that President Trump will, indeed, lead America's coronavirus recovery.

 

If that wasn't enough, Cain happily went on to make his presence felt in the pro-Trump theater production FBI Lovebirds: Undercover, at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

 

 

44. John Ratzenberger

 

John Ratzenberger

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 6, 1947
Place of Birth Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America
Height 177 centimeters
Debut Year 1976
Debut Film The Ritz

 

John Ratzenberger gained recognition in his home country and beyond after playing the character of Cliff Clavin on one of the longest-running comedy series of all time, titled Cheers.

 

The actor, who is also known for his several spectacular voice acting performances, has been a supporter of Donald Trump's socio-political policies.

 

Ratzenberger was even heard proclaiming that President Trump is the "builder" that the United States of America truly needs.

 

 

43. Kirk Cameron

 

Kirk Cameron

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth October 12, 1970
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Height 178 centimeters
Debut Year 1981
Debut TV Show Goliath Awaits

 

Best known for playing the part of Mike Seaver on the ABC sitcom Growing Pains, Kirk Cameron is an outspoken social conservative.

 

He was vocal about the fact that he wished for Donald Trump to emerge victorious in the 2016 presidential election.

 

Cameron is also known to have made several television and film appearances throughout the 1980s and 1990s as a likable child performer.

 

 

42. Fred Dalton Thompson

 

Fred Dalton Thompson

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 19, 1942
Place of Birth Sheffield, Alabama, United States of America
Height 198 centimeters
Debut Year 1985
Debut Film Marie

 

A member of the Republican party, Fred Thompson was an attorney, lobbyist, columnist, actor, and radio personality, who served as the United States Senator from Tennessee from 1994 to 2003.

 

As an actor, he was seen participating in several feature films and television shows. Some of his best-known performances came in projects such as In the Line of Fire, Cape Fear, and Matlock.

 

 

41. Jim Caviezel

 

Jim Caviezel

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 26, 1968
Place of Birth Mount Vernon, Washington, United States of America
Height 187 centimeters
Debut Year 1991
Debut Film My Own Private Idaho

 

This film and television actor grabbed eyeballs after having agreed to play Jesus Christ in the controversial epic biblical drama The Passion of the Christ.

 

Jim Caviezel, who is a devout Catholic, is also an unabashed Republican supporter. While he is not often seen making his political inclination public, he has been heard speaking out against stem cell research and abortion.

 

 

40. Stephen Baldwin

 

Stephen Baldwin

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth May 12, 1966
Place of Birth Massapequa, Long Island, New York, United States of America
Height 178 centimeters
Debut Year 1987
Debut TV Show American Playhouse

 

This American actor, producer, and director has been making his presence felt in the entertainment industry since the second half of the 1980s.

 

Stephen Baldwin has reportedly been a proud Republican for as long as one can remember. Needless to mention, he has endorsed conservative values for the better part of his life.

 

According to a report in New York Times, the Born on the Fourth of July actor went on to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference back in 2010.

 

 

39. James Woods

 

James Woods

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 18, 1947
Place of Birth Vernal, Utah, United States of America
Height 180 centimeters
Debut Year 1971
Debut Television Film All the Way Home

 

Known for his work in various film, stage, and television productions, James Woods is a competent screen performer who retired from acting three years ago.

 

However, he later went on to assert that he had to hang his boots as he was being blacklisted for having conservative views.

 

He even took to Twitter in 2017 to share that his fellow Republican actor friends were all scared of losing their respective abilities to provide for their families.

 

 

38. Rob Schneider

 

Rob Schneider

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth October 31, 1963
Place of Birth San Francisco, California, United States of America
Height 161 centimeters
Debut Year 1989
Debut TV Show 227

 

A stand-up comedian and veteran of the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, Rob Schneider is known for his unapologetic political stand.

 

While some may feel that it is easy to decipher his political inclination, Schneider has often come across as ambiguous about the same in the past.

 

Even though he is not someone who endorses the Republican party openly, some of his views do swing more towards the right.

 

 

37. Rob Lowe

 

Rob Lowe

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 17, 1964
Place of Birth Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America
Height 178 centimeters
Debut Year 1979
Debut TV Show A New Kind of Family

 

A thespian by nature, Rob Lowe is an actor, producer, director, and podcaster who made his professional acting debut at the age of 15 with ABC's short-lived sitcom A New Kind of Family.

 

That said, the entertainer has always been passionate about politics. Even though he identified himself as a Democrat in his younger years, he leaned towards conservative ideals as he continued to age.

 

However, his stance became crystal clear when he became an ardent backer of actor-turned-politician Arnold Schwarzenegger in his pursuit to become California's governor in 2003.

 

 

36. Dennis Quaid

 

Dennis Quaid

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 9, 1954
Place of Birth Houston, Texas, United States of America
Height 182 centimeters
Debut Year 1975
Debut Film Crazy Mama

 

Dennis Quaid, who gained prominence during the 1980s, is an actor who has built his career playing a wide variety of dramatic and comedic roles.

 

The talented screen performer was heard praising President Donald Trump for his handling of the coronavirus crisis. Quaid's determined conservative stance came to the fore when he added that he believes that the Trump administration was doing the needful to hold the American economy together during the pandemic.

 

 

35. Andy Garcia

 

Andy Garcia

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 12, 1965
Place of Birth Havana, Cuba
Height 175 centimeters
Debut Year 1978
Debut TV Show ¿Qué pasa, U.S.A.?

 

Andy Garcia, who first rose to prominence after acting in Brian De Palma's crime caper The Untouchables, soon became a household name back in the early 1990s after having played a key role in the third installment of The Godfather series.

 

The actor was once tipped to be the "next big thing" in Hollywood. However, those who have seen his work are not aware of the fact that he is a registered Republican.

 

 

34. Isaiah Washington

 

Isaiah Washington

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 3, 1963
Place of Birth Houston, Texas, United States of America
Height 185 centimeters
Debut Year 1991
Debut Film Strictly Business

 

Isaiah Washington is an actor and media personality who appeared in a series of feature films before coming to prominence in the true sense of the word in 2005.

 

He gained widespread recognition for his character projection of Dr. Preston Burke in the first three seasons of the hit series Grey's Anatomy.

 

Washington, who went on to announce his support for President Trump, asserted that his activism was not acknowledged by the Obama administration; something that resulted in his eventual disdain for the Democrats.

 

 

33. Tim Allen

 

Tim Allen

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth June 13, 1953
Place of Birth Denver, Colorado, United States of America
Height 183 centimeters
Debut Year 1988
Debut Film Tropical Snow

 

Often seen playing fathers or family men on celluloid, Tim Allen is openly conservative. The actor found himself embroiled in a controversy a few years ago when he ended up comparing being a conservative in the American film industry to life in Germany in the 1930s on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

 

Well-known for his alignment with the Republican party, Allen is best remembered for his character projection in television shows and movies such as Home Improvement, Last Man Standing, and the Santa Clause franchise.

 

 

32. Kelsey Grammer

 

Kelsey Grammer

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth February 21, 1955
Place of Birth St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Height 185 centimeters
Debut Year 1979
Debut TV Show Ryan's Hope

 

Kelsey Grammer is an actor, comedian, and producer, who rose to prominence after having portrayed psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane on the NBC sitcom Cheers and its spin-off series Frasier.

 

For his performance as Dr. Frasier Crane, he received four Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards, respectively.

 

Grammer, who voted for Donald Trump in 2016, has gone on to publicly state that being openly Republican within the film industry could be "a target on your back." 

 

One of the most prominent Republicans in Hollywood, he was always been a vocal supporter of Donald Trump's policies.

 

 

31. Ronald Reagan

 

Ronald Reagan

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth February 6, 1911
Place of Birth Tampico, Illinois, United States of America
Height 185 centimeters
Debut Year 1937
Debut Film They Won't Forget

 

A member of the Republican Party and the 40th president of the United States of America, Ronald Reagan had a prolific career in the movies as well.

 

The actor-turned-politician was one of the first celebrities in the history of the world to have successfully established himself as a top politician.

 

Reagan, who hit the big screen in 1937, put his focus on robust foreign policy and military deterrence during his 1980s Presidential run.

 

His stint holding the most powerful political office in the world ushered in an era of economic prosperity for his home country.

 

 

30. Chuck Norris

 

Chuck Norris

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 10, 1940
Place of Birth Ryan, Oklahoma, United States of America
Height 178 centimeters
Debut Year 1968
Debut Film The Wrecking Crew

 

Martial artist and actor Chuck Norris shot to fame after having featured in commercially successful ventures such as Breaker!

 

Breaker! and Good Guys Wear Black during the second half of the 1970s. Throughout his career, he is known to have not only donated to multiple Republican candidates but has also gone on to pen several conservative columns.

 

Irrespective of his hardline views, the actor is known to have nurtured a mantra of self-betterment that has reportedly been built on time-honored values.

 

Well, anything is acceptable so long as it is healthy, genuine, and wise.

 

 

29. Tom Selleck

 

Tom Selleck

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth January 29, 1945
Place of Birth Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Height 193 centimeters
Debut Year 1969
Debut TV Show Lancer

 

This semi-retired actor, television and film producer, and screenwriter gained recognition after having played private investigator Thomas Magnum in the television series Magnum, P. I.

 

From being everyone’s favorite mustachioed celebrity back in the day to the coolest granddad today, Tom Selleck has, indeed, come a long way.

 

While he has continued to age with grace, he has also battled objections over his status as an NRA advocate and his well-known conservative values.

 

Having said that, a lot many people consider him to be a centrist as well. One major reason for this could be the fact that he refused to vote for either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump in the 2016 Presidential election.

 

 

28. Dennis Hopper

 

Dennis Hopper

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth May 17, 1936
Place of Birth Dodge City, Kansas, United States of America
Height 172 centimeters
Debut Year 1954
Debut TV Show Cavalcade of America

 

The multi-faceted Dennis Lee Hopper, who made his first television appearance in 1954, continued to rise as a film and TV actor throughout the next decade.

 

The Cool Hand Luke star was a staunch supporter of the policies of the Bush administration. However, thankfully, his perceptions were not too rigid or impenetrable.

 

We say so because Hopper openly endorsed Barack Obama for the presidency in 2008.

 

 

27. Gary Sinise

 

Gary Sinise

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 17, 1955
Place of Birth Blue Island, Illinois, United States of America
Height 173 centimeters
Debut Year 1978
Debut Film A Wedding

 

Gary Sinise is an actor, humanitarian, and musician who might be seen playing an antagonist better than most people in Hollywood, but he is known to follow some stand-up conservative values in the real world.

 

While one may be familiar with the characters that he has played in both the movies and on television, little do people know that the man has been a determined advocate for veterans, defenders, and first responders with his charity group The Gary Sinise Foundation.

 

Not only that but Sinise even ended up forming a support group for conservatives working in Hollywood in 2005.

 

The faction was called Friends of Abe. The Forrest Gump actor has been a recipient of an Outstanding Civilian Service Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Tony Award, and four Screen Actors Guild Awards, respectively.

 

 

26. Jon Voight

 

Jon Voight

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth December 29, 1938
Place of Birth Yonkers, New York, United States of America
Height 187 centimeters
Debut Year 1963
Debut TV Show Naked City

 

Jon Voight is a master thespian who made an impact in the motion picture industry by starring in hits such as Deliverance during the 1970s.

 

An acting giant of his time, he continued to find success throughout his life by appearing on television shows and in the movies.

 

The actor, who could easily oscillate between the good and bad guy roles with remarkable ease, has been an outspoken advocate of conservative values.

 

His inclination towards the conservative belief system has been even more prominent in the recent past; especially after the rise of the authoritarian Left.

 

 

25. Bob Hope

 

Bob Hope

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth May 29, 1903
Place of Birth Eltham, Woolwich [now in Greenwich], London, England, United Kingdom
Height 178 centimeters
Debut Year 1938
Debut Film The Big Broadcast of 1938

 

Inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1990, Bob Hope was a comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, and dancer who entertained the audience for close to 80 solid years.

 

Those who were close to the man were aware of the fact that he was a Republican. It was not surprising then that he made significant contributions to Republican campaigns.

 

 

24. James Caan

 

James Caan

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 26, 1940
Place of Birth The Bronx, New York, United States of America
Height 176 centimeters
Debut Year 1961
Debut TV Show Naked City

 

The inimitable James Caan will always be remembered for his numerous fabulous movie and television performances.

 

The actor, who rose to prominence after portraying Sonny Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather, confessed that he is an ultra-conservative at Moet & Chandon’s 6th Annual Hollyshorts Film Festival Opening Night Celebration in Los Angeles a few years ago.

 

Besides The Godfather, Caan made his undeniable presence felt in motion pictures such as The Rain People, El Dorado, and The Gambler, among others.

 

 

23. Joe Pesci

 

Joe Pesci

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth February 9, 1943
Place of Birth Newark, New Jersey, United States of America
Height 160 centimeters
Debut Year 1961
Debut Film Hey, Let's Twist!

 

Joe Pesci made a name for himself by playing the trademark fiery little gangster in some of Martin Scorsese's best motion pictures.

 

Even though the talented actor has always kept his political and religious views extremely private, there might just be enough evidence to indicate that he leans more towards the right.

 

Since the Goodfellas star has deep-rooted Catholic ties, it would only be fair to assume that he could be socially conservative on issues such as abortion, birth control, and gay marriage.

 

 

22. Leslie Nielsen

 

Leslie Nielsen

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth February 11, 1926
Place of Birth Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height 185 centimeters
Debut Year 1950
Debut TV Show The Web

 

This Canadian-American dramatic and comedic actor mesmerized the viewers with his impeccable coming timing and the wide range of characters that he played.

 

In a career that spanned six decades, he featured in over 100 films and 150 television programs. The Airplane! star is yet another iconic screen performer who is said to have been a Republican at heart.

 

 

21. Robert Duvall

 

Robert Duvall

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth January 5, 1931
Place of Birth San Diego, California, United States of America
Height 174 centimeters
Debut Year 1959
Debut TV Show Armstrong Circle Theatre

 

Veteran actor Robert Duvall, who has been acting for over seven decades now, is widely considered to be one of the greatest American actors of all time.

 

Not many people are aware of the fact that he has been a Republican. However, he has also been leaning independent of late because, according to him, the Republican party is in a state of chaos.

 

Recipient of an Academy Award, four Golden Globe Awards, a BAFTA Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Screen Actors Guild Award, Duvall has participated in cult feature films such as To Kill a Mockingbird, True Grit, and the first two installments of The Godfather franchise.

 

 

20. Vince Vaughn

 

Vince Vaughn

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 28, 1970
Place of Birth Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
Height 195 centimeters
Debut Year 1989
Debut TV Show China Beach

 

Vince Vaughn, who is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer, has been a prominent face in the movie production industry ever since he made his acting debut at the fag end of the 1980s.

 

In 2011, The Internship actor was seen supporting Ron Paul for president. However, his political perspectives have not gone mainstream since the aforementioned year.

 

Be that as it may, Vaughn was seen getting "friendly" with Donald Trump at one of the NCAA National Championship games.

 

Needless to say, he makes no effort to decline that he leans right.

 

 

19. Mel Gibson

 

Mel Gibson

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth January 3, 1956
Place of Birth Peekskill, New York, United States of America
Height 177 centimeters
Debut Year 1977
Debut Film Summer City

 

Braveheart star Mel Gibson, who has been described as "ultraconservative" by many, has been a part of several memorable motion pictures throughout his career.

 

The actor, who referred to President Bill Clinton as a "low-level opportunist" back in 1995, has not openly disclosed whether he is a Republican or Democrat.

 

However, his political views and remarks have made the headlines, and for the wrong reasons, time and again. Gibson's controversial comments have spoiled his once successful relationship with Hollywood.

 

 

18. Kurt Russell

 

Kurt Russell

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 17, 1951
Place of Birth Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America
Height 176 centimeters
Debut Year 1962
Debut TV Show Dennis the Menace

 

Even though Kurt Russell has been politically shy and wary of openly voicing his opinion during live interviews, he is truly admired by conservative supporters all over.

 

The actor is not only a huge proponent of second amendment rights, free market capitalism, and the much talked about American dream but he also has a ton of extraordinary things to say about the Founding Fathers, and rightfully so.

 

Russell, who is known for hits such as The Thing, Escape From New York, and Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2, has made it a point to turn down interviews and appearances on various political shows throughout his career.

 

 

17. Mark Wahlberg

 

Mark Wahlberg

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth June 5, 1971
Place of Birth Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Height 173 centimeters
Debut Year 1993
Debut Television Film The Substitute

 

Former known as "Marky Mark", popular screen actor Mark Wahlberg made his debut in the entertainment industry as a rapper before transitioning to film roles in 1993.

 

The star, who is known to have featured in hits such as Three Kings, The Perfect Storm, and Ted, continues to be one of the most reliable performers even today.

 

That said, Mark and his brother Donnie are both conservatives. While the latter is known for calling out the Left’s hypocrisy, the former has been seen getting inclined towards faith, family, and traditional values on numerous occasions.

 

This is probably understandable since the aforementioned support systems helped Mark withstanding his drug-addicted childhood.

 

 

16. Charlton Heston

 

Charlton Heston

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth October 4, 1923
Place of Birth Wilmette, Illinois, United States of America
Height 191 centimeters
Debut Year 1941
Debut Film Peer Gynt

 

The charming Charlton Heston, who was frequently seen playing heroic or larger-than-life characters on celluloid, was also a conservative political activist.

 

The acclaimed screen performer appeared in about 100 productions throughout his celebrated career. For those who do not know, it'd be wise for us to mention that The Ten Commandments star spoke in favor of gun rights at the helm of the National Rifle Association.

 

 

15. Adam Sandler

 

Adam Sandler

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 9, 1966
Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States of America
Height 177 centimeters
Debut Year 1987
Debut TV Show The Cosby Show

 

Comedian, an actor, and filmmaker, Adam Sandler, has participated in feature films that have gone on to make a combined box office of over $4 billion globally.

 

Even though one of his representatives has publicly gone on to assert that the actor is not fond of politics, it is difficult to dismiss the fact that The Waterboy star has been registered with the Republican party in the past.

 

Also, besides performing at the Republican National Convention in 2004, Sandler even went on to contribute to former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s 2008 presidential campaign. Yes, you read that right!

 

 

14. William Holden

 

William Holden

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 17, 1918
Place of Birth O'Fallon, Illinois, United States of America
Height 179 centimeters
Debut Year 1938
Debut Film Prison Farm

 

William Holden was an ideal motion picture star who was one of the bigger box office names during the 1950s.

 

Even though he was a registered Republican, The Lost Weekend star was barely ever seen involving himself in political campaigns.

 

Holden, who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for Stalag 17, featured in cult feature films such as Sunset Boulevard, The Bridge on the River Kwai, and Sabrina.

 

 

13. James Stewart

 

James Stewart

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth May 20, 1908
Place of Birth Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Height 191 centimeters
Debut Year 1935
Debut Film The Murder Man

 

The effortlessly charming James Stewart popularized the everyman persona when a host of actors with larger-than-life personalities were trying to make a mark on the big screen.

 

One of the greatest Hollywood screen performers of all time, Stewart was a political conservative and a spirited supporter of the Republican party.

 

Not many are conscious of the fact that The Shop Around the Corner star also supported blacklisting in Hollywood in the 1950s.

 

 

12. Clint Eastwood

 

Clint Eastwood

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth May 31, 1930
Place of Birth San Francisco, California, United States of America
Height 193 centimeters
Debut Year 1955
Debut Film Revenge of the Creature

 

The legendary and ever-so-cool Clint Eastwood has been among the most celebrated Hollywood personalities of all time. Aside from his acting, he is known for his amazing skills as a mainstream filmmaker.

 

Those who have followed his career closely have been able to deduce that he has always held conservative leanings.

 

Some were able to take note of his convictions when he portrayed Harry Callahan in Dirty Harry early in his career.

 

Eastwood, who is known to have been the cultural symbol of masculinity in Hollywood, has always done things on his terms.

 

It is not surprising to learn then that the Cry Macho actor has been a strong critic of Leftists in Hollywood.

 

He made headlines a few years ago when he ended up referring to the former United States President Barack Obama as "the biggest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people." That said, Eastwood has been heard confessing that he is a registered Libertarian.

 

 

11. Arnold Schwarzenegger

 

Arnold Schwarzenegger

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth July 30, 1947
Place of Birth Thal, Styria, Austria
Height 188 centimeters
Debut Year 1970
Debut Film Hercules in New York

 

This action superstar has always been inspired by the complexity of American democracy. Arnold Schwarzenegger who was, of course, the Republican governor of California from 2003 through 2011, was never fond of Donald Trump's politics.

 

However, he left no stone unturned to convey his appreciation for Ronald Reagan and Abraham Lincoln's policies.

 

Besides being a successful motion picture star and politician, he is also a film producer, businessman, and former bodybuilder, whose ticket to fame was his participation in the immensely popular Terminator franchise of feature films.

 

 

10. Sylvester Stallone

 

Sylvester Stallone

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth July 6, 1946
Place of Birth New York City, New York, United States of America
Height 177 centimeters
Debut Year 1969
Debut Film The Square Root

 

Actor and filmmaker, Sylvester Stallone, achieved great critical and commercial success as an actor and screenwriter following the release of Rocky in 1976. 

 

"The Italian Stallion", which transformed into a box office sensation with the Rambo film series, was seen supporting Republican Sen.

 

John McCain's run for president in 2008. You'd be surprised to learn that the action superstar even went on to call Trump "bigger than life" in one of his interviews.

 

 

9. Gary Cooper

 

Gary Cooper

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth May 7, 1901
Place of Birth Helena, Montana, United States of America
Height 191 centimeters
Debut Year 1925
Debut Film Dick Turpin

 

Known for his strong but subtle screen persona and understated acting style, Gary Cooper was one of the most admired actors of Hollywood's Golden Age.

 

A winner of two Academy Awards, the man was a conservative Republican and a registered member of the right-wing Motion Picture Alliance for the Preservation of American Ideals.

 

Cooper, who starred in movies such as Meet John Doe and High Noon, was a bankable box office star for almost two decades.

 

 

8. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

 

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth May 2, 1972
Place of Birth Hayward, California, United States of America
Height 196 centimeters
Debut Year 2001
Debut Film The Mummy Returns

 

One of the most popular and influential wrestlers of all time, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson turned out to be an equally big star when he decided to step into the movies.

 

Even though the actor claims to have voted for candidates from both major parties, one cannot deny that he did speak at the Republican National Convention in 2000.

 

While Dwayne's political affiliations have been complicated, what is crystal clear, however, is the fact that he continues to be a dependable face at the box office.

 

 

7. James Cagney

 

James Cagney

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth July 17, 1899
Place of Birth New York City, New York, United States of America
Height 165 centimeters
Debut Year 1930
Debut Film Sinner's Holiday

 

James Cagney, who is one of Hollywood's most recognized and acclaimed actors of all time, was best known for delivering constantly energetic performances in his projects.

 

Even though The Roaring Twenties star was a supporter of the Democratic party for many years, he preferred to join the Republican party later in his life due to his increasingly conservative views.

 

Cagney was able to somehow negotiate dancing opportunities in his movies; something that even ended up earning him an Academy Award for Yankee Doodle Dandy.

 

 

6. Denzel Washington

 

Denzel Washington

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth December 28, 1954
Place of Birth Mount Vernon, New York, United States of America
Height 185 centimeters
Debut Year 1977
Debut Television Film Wilma

 

Named the greatest actor of the 21st century by the New York Times, actor and filmmaker Denzel Washington might be a card-carrying Democrat but he is also considered to be a conservative by many who know him.

 

The Philadelphia actor has gone on to voice his support for the American military and its brave troops while conforming to traditional conservative religious values in his personal life.

 

However, many feel that this iconic movie star ceases to realize the fact that his side is often at odds with his values and convictions.

 

 

5. Bruce Willis

 

Bruce Willis

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 19, 1955
Place of Birth Idar-Oberstein, West Germany
Height 183 centimeters
Debut Year 1980
Debut Film The First Deadly Sin

 

One of Hollywood's most admired action stars of all time, Bruce Willis, has appeared in over a hundred mainstream productions in his career.

 

The Die Hard star, who first rose to prominence by playing the lead role in the comedy-drama series Moonlighting, is said to maintain some Republican ideologies.

 

While Willis was invited to speak at the Republican National Convention in 2000, he was also seen supporting George W. Bush that very year.

 

However, there were no reports of the popular actor making any sort of contribution to the 2008 presidential campaign.

 

 

4. Frank Sinatra

 

Frank Sinatra

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth December 12, 1915
Place of Birth Hoboken, New Jersey, United States of America
Height 172 centimeters
Debut Year 1941
Debut Film Las Vegas Nights

 

Nicknamed the "Chairman of the Board", Frank Sinatra was easily one of the most popular entertainers of the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s.

 

The actor, who has sold 150 million records worldwide as a singer, used to be a supporter of the Democratic Party until the early 1970s.

 

However, he started to get inclined towards the Republican party soon after. This was primarily because the Democrats under George McGovern became rigidly left and were, therefore, in conflict with his more conservative values after a point.

 

 

3. John Wayne

 

John Wayne

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth May 26, 1907
Place of Birth Winterset, Iowa, United States of America
Height 193 centimeters
Debut Year 1926
Debut Film Brown of Harvard

 

Popularly known as "The Duke", John Wayne was arguably the biggest star of the Western and war film genres during the Golden Age of Hollywood.

 

However, those who continue to admire him to this very day are probably not aware that throughout most of his life, the Stagecoach star was a vocally prominent conservative Republican in Hollywood.

 

Additionally, the fact that he supported anti-communist positions spoke volumes about his political inclinations.

 

 

2. Clark Gable

 

Clark Gable

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth February 1, 1901
Place of Birth Cadiz, Ohio, United States of America
Height 185 centimeters
Debut Year 1923
Debut Film Fighting Blood

 

Hailed by many as the undisputed "King of Hollywood", Clark Gable was one of the most sensational screen actors to have ever made a splash on the big screen.

 

However, not many of our readers would be aware of the fact that the Gone with the Wind star was a conservative Republican.

 

While he attempted to avoid publicizing his views, Gable was coaxed into supporting Franklin D. Roosevelt by one of his wives, who happened to be a liberal Democratic activist.

 

 

1. Cary Grant

 

Cary Grant

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth January 18, 1904
Place of Birth Horfield, Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Height 187 centimeters
Debut Year 1932
Debut Film This is the Night

 

The eternally handsome and elegant Cary Grant, who seemed to be everybody's favorite back in the day, continues to be among the most popular names to have ever graced the screens.

 

The North by Northwest star has been glimpsed speaking at the Republican National Convention. Even though he does not actively campaign for candidates, it is no secret that his belief system is conservative.

 

One of the most definitive leading men of his time, Grant was known for his light-hearted approach to acting.

 

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