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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Astoria, Queens.

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

List features TV actors like Christopher Walken and David Schwimmer.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Astoria, Queens?" and "Who are the most famous Astoria, Queens actors?"
David Schwimmer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Astoria, Queens
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David Lawrence Schwimmer is an American actor, director, producer, voice actor and comedian. He was born in New York City, and his family moved to Los Angeles when he was 2. He began his acting career performing in school plays at Beverly Hills High School. In 1988, he graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts in theater and speech. After graduation, Schwimmer co-founded the Lookingglass Theatre Company. For much of the late 1980s, he lived in Los Angeles as a struggling, unemployed actor. He starred in the television movie A Deadly Silence in 1989 and appeared in a number of television roles, including on L.A. Law, The Wonder Years, NYPD Blue, and Monty, in the early ...more

Acted In: Friends, Band of Brothers, Monty

Birthplace: Flushing, New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Also Ranked

#61 on Who Deserves to Win the Most at the 2016 Emmy Awards?

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Christopher Walken is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Astoria, Queens
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Christopher Walken is an American actor. He has appeared in more than 100 films and television shows, including The Deer Hunter, Annie Hall, The Prophecy trilogy, The Dogs of War, Brainstorm, The Dead Zone, A View to a Kill, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, Catch Me If You Can, Hairspray and Seven Psychopaths, as well as music videos by many popular recording artists. Walken has received a number of awards and nominations during his career, including winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1978 for his portrayal of Nikanor "Nick" Chebotarevich in The Deer Hunter. Walken's films have grossed more than $1 billion in the United States. He has also played the lead in the Shakespeare ...more

Acted In: American Playhouse, Storybook Cinema, Peter Pan Live!

Birthplace: Astoria, New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Also Ranked

#31 on The Best Actors in Film History

#19 on The Coolest Actors Ever

#36 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#18 on Celebrities Who Should Run for President

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Tony Bennett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Astoria, Queens
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Anthony Dominick "Tony" Benedetto, stage name Tony Bennett, is an American singer of traditional pop standards, show tunes, and jazz. Bennett is also an accomplished painter, having created works—under the name Anthony Benedetto—that are on permanent public display in several institutions. He is the founder of the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, Queens, New York. Born and raised in Astoria, Bennett began singing at an early age. He fought in the final stages of World War II as an infantryman with the U.S. Army in the European Theater. Afterwards, he developed his singing technique, signed with Columbia Records, and had his first number-one popular song with "Because of You" in ...more

Acted In: The Tony Bennett Show

Birthplace: Astoria, New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Also Ranked

#71 on The Best Singers of All Time

#46 on The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

#26 on The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

#64 on The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked

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Patrick McGoohan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Astoria, Queens
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Patrick Joseph McGoohan was an American-born actor, writer and director who was brought up in Ireland and Britain, where he established an extensive stage and film career. His most notable roles were in the 1960s television series Danger Man, and The Prisoner, which he co-created. McGoohan wrote and directed several episodes of The Prisoner himself, occasionally using the pseudonyms Joseph Serf and Paddy Fitz. Later in his career, he moved back to the United States and subsequently appeared as murderers in four Columbo episodes, twice winning an Emmy. He was featured in John Sturges's Ice Station Zebra, David Cronenberg's Scanners, and played King Edward "The Longshanks" in Mel Gibson's ...more

Acted In: Columbo, The Prisoner, Danger Man, Rafferty, The NBC Mystery Movie, + more

Birthplace: Astoria, New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

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