Colorado has been home to many famous actors through the years. Tim Allen and Bill Murray have both called Colorado home. But they aren't the best from the state.

According to Thrillist, that top spot belongs to none other than Amy Adams.

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While many of us may remember her from the movie Enchanted, her work in American Hustle and the Master have also earned her high praise.

What is the connection of Adams back to Colorado? Well she was raised in Castle Rock and graduated high school from Douglas County High.

After graduating high school, she ended up doing theatre throughout the state including at Boulder's Dinner Theatre, Country Dinner Playhouse, and Heritage Square Music Hall.

She relocated to Minnesota in 1995.

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For our Wyoming listeners, your best actor according to Thrillist is Matthew Fox. Fox is known for his days in the hit television show Lost along with a role in Party of Five in the 90's.

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