TV Famous TV Actors from Chicago

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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Chicago.

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Chicago, with photos when available. These renowned Chicago actors and actresses are listed by popularity, so the names at the top of the list will be the most recognizable. A few of these actors may not have technically been born in Chicago, but everyone on this list grew up in Chicago and considers it to be their home. This list includes Chicago TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Chicago then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Chicago. Various bits of information are available for these Chicago celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

List TV actors include Jennifer Morrison, Dwyane Wade and more.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Chicago?" and "Who are the most famous Chicago actors?"

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Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Robin Williams Mork & Mindy, The Crazy Ones, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

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Jim Belushi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Jim Belushi Hey Arnold!, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

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Bernie Mac is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Bernie Mac The Bernie Mac Show

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Jenny McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Jenny McCarthy Tripping the Rift, Santa Baby, Jenny

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Harrison Ford is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Harrison Ford Star Wars Holiday Special, The Making of Star Wars, Spike Guys' Choice Awards

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Jeff Garlin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Jeff Garlin Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Goldbergs, Bringing up Jack

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Fred Savage is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Fred Savage The Wonder Years, Oswald, Generator Rex

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Mr. T is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Mr. T The A-Team, Eek! The Cat, Mister T

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Michael Ian Black is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Michael Ian Black The State, Frisky Dingo, Ed

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Tress MacNeille is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Tress MacNeille The Simpsons, Futurama, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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Aries Spears is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Aries Spears The Proud Family, Mad TV, C Bear and Jamal

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Dan Castellaneta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Dan Castellaneta The Simpsons, Darkwing Duck, Hey Arnold!

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John C. Reilly is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
John C. Reilly Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, Check It Out!

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Harold Ramis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Harold Ramis Second City Television, SCTV Network 90

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Frank Caliendo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Frank Caliendo Hot in Cleveland, Mad TV, Frank TV

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Chi McBride is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Chi McBride Pushing Daisies, Ultimate Spider-Man, Human Target

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Raquel Welch is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Raquel Welch Central Park West, The Rogues, Welcome to The Captain

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Sherri Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Sherri Shepherd Hot in Cleveland, Less than Perfect, Suddenly Susan

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Common is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Common Hell on Wheels, Black in the 80s

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Paul Frees is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Paul Frees The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, Frosty the Snowman, The Pink Panther Show

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Michael Clarke Duncan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Michael Clarke Duncan The Finder, Sparks, Built to Last

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Walt Disney is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Walt Disney Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color

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Kiele Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Kiele Sanchez Lost, The Glades, Related

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Crispin Freeman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Crispin Freeman Young Justice, Hellsing, Wolf's Rain

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Kenneth Mars is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Kenneth Mars Malcolm in the Middle, Laverne & Shirley, Darkwing Duck

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Jennifer Morrison is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago

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Richard Newman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Richard Newman Beast Wars: Transformers, Spider-Man Unlimited, Franklin

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Lauren Tom is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Lauren Tom Futurama, King of the Hill, Batman Beyond

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Marilu Henner is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Marilu Henner Taxi, The Tracey Ullman Show, Evening Shade

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Aimee Nezhukumatathil is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago

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Cassidy Freeman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Cassidy Freeman Smallville, Longmire

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Robert Z. Leonard is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago

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Martin Mull is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Martin Mull Sabrina^! the Teenage Witch, Danny Phantom, Mary Hartman^! Mary Hartman

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Brian Doyle-Murray is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Brian Doyle-Murray The Middle, Get a Life, The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack

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Jack Benny is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Jack Benny The Jack Benny Program, The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, The Jackie Gleason Show

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Bonnie Hunt is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Bonnie Hunt Life with Bonnie, The Bonnie Hunt Show, Davis Rules

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Larenz Tate is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Larenz Tate Rescue Me, Love Monkey, The Royal Family

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Sendhil Ramamurthy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Sendhil Ramamurthy Heroes, Beauty & the Beast, Covert Affairs

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Megan Hauserman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Megan Hauserman Megan Wants a Millionaire, Rock of Love with Bret Michaels, I Love Money

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Adam Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Adam Baldwin Firefly, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Chuck

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Hugh Hefner is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Hugh Hefner The Girls Next Door, E!'s Pam: Girl on the Loose!, Spike Guys' Choice Awards

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Quincy Jones is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Quincy Jones Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special

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Virginia Madsen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Virginia Madsen Unsolved Mysteries, American Dreams, Smith

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Barbara Barrie is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Barbara Barrie Barney Miller, Suddenly Susan, Love of Life

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Gillian Anderson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Gillian Anderson The X-Files, Hannibal, The Fall

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Jennifer Beals is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Jennifer Beals Lie to Me, The L Word, The Chicago Code

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Michael Madsen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Michael Madsen Vengeance Unlimited, Animal Precinct, The Outsiders

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Avery Schreiber is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Avery Schreiber The Jetsons, Animaniacs, The Smurfs

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Billy Zane is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Billy Zane The Deep End

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Christine Ebersole is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous TV Actors from Chicago
Christine Ebersole Bobby's World, The Hogan Family, Ryan's Hope