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

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in New Orleans, with photos when available. These renowned New Orleans 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 New Orleans, but everyone on this list grew up in New Orleans and considers it to be their home. This list includes New Orleans TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in New Orleans then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is New Orleans. Various bits of information are available for these New Orleans celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

TV actors include everything from Reese Witherspoon to Lil Wayne.

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

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Louis Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Louis Armstrong The Edsel Show

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Patricia Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Patricia Clarkson Wonderland, Murder One, American Masters

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Ellen DeGeneres is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Ellen DeGeneres Ellen, The Ellen Show, Open House

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John Larroquette is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
John Larroquette Boston Legal, Night Court, The Practice

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Reese Witherspoon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Reese Witherspoon Return to Lonesome Dove, Freedom: A History of Us

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Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Lil Wayne Freaknik: The Musical, Kaya, The Roaches

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Garrett Morris is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Garrett Morris 2 Broke Girls, Martin, Hunter

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Eric Laneuville is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Eric Laneuville St. Elsewhere, Room 222

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Randy Newman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans

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Tyler Perry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans

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Wendell Pierce is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Wendell Pierce The Wire, Treme, The Odd Couple

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Carl Weathers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Carl Weathers Tour of Duty, Spawn: The Animation, Brothers

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Harry Connick, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Harry Connick, Jr. 100 Biggest Weather Moments, Swinging Out With Harry Great Performances

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Ray Walston is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Ray Walston The Stand, Picket Fences, My Favorite Martian

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Master P is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Master P Romeo!

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Angélica María is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Angélica María Rosalinda, The House Next Door, My heart Beats for Lola

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Harold Sylvester is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Harold Sylvester Married... with Children, Mary, Shaky Ground

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Grace Zabriskie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Grace Zabriskie Twin Peaks, Big Love, Children of the Dust

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Wynton Marsalis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans

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Fats Domino is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Fats Domino The Big Beat

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Pauley Perrette is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Pauley Perrette NCIS, Time of Your Life, That's Life

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Bryant Gumbel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Bryant Gumbel The Early Show, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Games People Play

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Ed Nelson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Ed Nelson Peyton Place, Capitol, Murder in Peyton Place

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Sam Trammell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Sam Trammell True Blood, Going to California, Trinity (US)

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Anne Rice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans

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Jazz is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Jazz ECW Hardcore TV, ECW on TNN, Saturday Night's Main Event

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Mark Duplass is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Mark Duplass The League, The Mindy Project, Togetherness

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Anthony Mackie is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans

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Dorothy Lamour is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans

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Barry Shabaka Henley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Barry Shabaka Henley FlashForward, Robbery Homicide Division, The Royal Family

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Fred Weller is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Fred Weller In Plain Sight, Aftershock: Earthquake in New York, Missing Persons

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Dr. John is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Dr. John Whoopi's Littleburg, Live from the House of Blues

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Lil Romeo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Lil Romeo Romeo!

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Paul Burke is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Paul Burke Santa Barbara, Naked City, Twelve O'Clock High

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Branford Marsalis is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Branford Marsalis Friday Night Videos

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Val Dufour is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Val Dufour Another World, The Edge of Night, Search for Tomorrow

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Penelope Spheeris is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Penelope Spheeris Do It For the Band: Women of the Sunset Strip

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Truman Capote is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans

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Vance DeGeneres is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Vance DeGeneres Let's Make a Deal, Gary the Rat

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Terence Blanchard is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans

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Paul Carr is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans

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Eli Manning is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Eli Manning Spike Guys' Choice Awards, Battle of the Gridiron Stars

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Arturo Gil is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Arturo Gil Saul of the Mole Men, Cram, Rods N' Wheels

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Severn Darden is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Severn Darden Beyond Westworld, Take Five

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Louis Prima is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans

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Marco St. John is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Marco St. John Ryan's Hope, Ball Four

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Jeffrey Hunter is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Jeffrey Hunter Temple Houston

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Taryn Terrell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Taryn Terrell ECW, WWE Superstars

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Aaron Neville is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans

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Shelley Hennig is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from New Orleans
Shelley Hennig Teen Wolf, The Secret Circle, Days of Our Lives