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TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

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List Criteria: Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Washington, D.C..

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

Examples include Katherine Heigl and Alyson Hannigan.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Washington, D.C.?" and "Who are the most famous Washington, D.C. actors?"
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    Alyson Hannigan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

    Alyson Hannigan Buffy the Vampire Slayer, How I Met Your Mother, Veronica Mars

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    Married... with Children, Pinky and the Brain, The Emperor's New School ...

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    Eureka, The Pink Panther Show, The Stand

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    Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

    Samuel L. Jackson Afro Samurai, Ghostwriter, The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

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    Strangers with Candy, Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law

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    Taraji P. Henson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

    Taraji P. Henson Person of Interest, Empire, The Division

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    True Blood, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Oz

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    Kristen Johnston is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

    Kristen Johnston 3rd Rock from the Sun, Bored to Death, The Exes

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    Louie, Lucky Louie, The Chris Rock Show

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    Michael Nouri is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

    Michael Nouri The O.C., Damages, Search for Tomorrow

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    Katherine Heigl is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

    Katherine Heigl Grey's Anatomy, Roswell, State of Affairs

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    J. August Richards is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

    J. August Richards Angel, Raising the Bar, Conviction

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    Gilmore Girls, Eleanor and Franklin, Beacon Hill

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    Miguel Sandoval is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

    Miguel Sandoval Medium, Jackie Chan Adventures, Bad Judge

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    William Hurt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

    William Hurt Damages, Too Big to Fail, Frank Herbert's Dune

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    John Heard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

    John Heard Cavemen, The Client, 20 Questions

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    The Emperor's New School, The Addams Family, The Brady Bunch Hour

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    Mad Men, Drop Dead Diva, A to Z

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    24, The Mentalist, Covert Affairs

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    Frances Sternhagen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

    Frances Sternhagen Sex and the City, Another World, Love of Life

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    Chappelle's Show, Wanda at Large, Buddies

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    Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, Good Morning World

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    The Waltons, Living Dolls, Roots: The Gift

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    Henry Rollins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

    Henry Rollins Project Greenlight, MTV Sports, Animal Underworld

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    The Leftovers, John Adams, The District

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    Mo Rocca is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

    Mo Rocca I Love the '70s: Volume 2, I Love the '80s Strikes Back, I Love the '90s: ...

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    NYPD Blue, Detroit 1-8-7, Taken

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    Ryan Caulfield: Year One, Faceless

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    Transformers: Prime, The Eden Formula, Battle Force: Andromeda

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    MMC, Greetings from Tucson, Emerald Cove

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    The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Betty White Show, Jennifer Slept Here

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    Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

    Al Gore

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    Blair Brown is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

    Blair Brown Fringe, The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, Feds

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    St. Elsewhere, Love Is a Many Splendored Thing, Bridget Loves Bernie

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    Backstairs at the White House, N.Y.P.D., M.A.N.T.I.S.

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    Hung, Relativity, Citizen Baines

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    The Amazing Spider-Man, The Martian Chronicles, Dynasty: The Making of a ...

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    Picket Fences, Peyton Place, Sunset Beach

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    Jonathan Banks is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

    Jonathan Banks Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, Wiseguy

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    Batman: The Animated Series, Days of Our Lives, Duet

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    Another World, Search for Tomorrow, Dark Shadows

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    Helen Hayes is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

    Helen Hayes The Snoop Sisters, The United States Steel Hour, MGM: When the Lion Roars ...

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    Wizards of Waverly Place, Good Luck Charlie

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    Whitney, Punk'd, Down and Dirty with Jim Norton

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    Dexter, Kindred: The Embraced, Alex Haley's Queen

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    Laura Wright is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

    Laura Wright General Hospital, Loving, The City

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    The Richard Pryor Show, Mickey's 60th Birthday, Bone Chillers

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