Film and TV

Colorado movie stars: Ten of the state's most famous actors...and Kristin Cavallari

Colorado has starred in hundreds of movies -- and more recently, watched as filmmakers pass up the Centennial State for cheaper locales, even if their films are set here. (Thanks for nothing, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.) But lawmakers and industry folks have a plan to change that, a plan that could benefit from the support of homegrown movie stars like Pam Grier, who was a no-show at a film rally last week.

Here, we list ten of Colorado's most famous film folks.

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