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In Greek mythology, Actis was one of the Heliadae, a son of Rhodus and Helios. Actis, along with his brothers, Triopas, Macar and Candalus, were jealous of a fifth brother, Tenages's, skill at science. They killed him. Actis escaped to Egypt.

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