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

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

This list is made up of TV actors like Uma Thurman and Mark Wahlberg.

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

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Tabitha St. Germain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Boston
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Ed, Edd n Eddy Tabitha St. Germain, formerly known as Paulina Gillis, is a Canadian actress, singer, voice artist, and comedienne. Tabitha is known for a variety of roles across many different shows.

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John Slattery is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Mad Men, From the Earth to the Moon, Homefront John M. Slattery, Jr. is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his role as Roger Sterling on AMC's series Mad Men. He has received four Primetime Emmy ...more

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Sam Jones III is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Blue Mountain State, The Defenders, Smallville: Chloe Chronicles Samuel L. Jones III, better known as Sam Jones III, is an American actor, best known for playing Pete Ross on the first three seasons of the Superman television series Smallville, Willie Worsley ...more

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Maura Tierney is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Boston
ER, NewsRadio, The Affair Maura Therese Tierney is an American film and television actress, who is best known for her roles as Lisa Miller on the sitcom NewsRadio and Abby Lockhart on the medical drama ER.

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Mike O'Malley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Yes, Dear, Figure It Out Michael Edward "Mike" O'Malley is an American actor and writer who has appeared in many films and television series. Born in Boston and raised in New Hampshire, O'Malley moved to Los ...more

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Jennifer Coolidge is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Boston
2 Broke Girls, Joey, The Life & Times of Tim Jennifer Audrey Coolidge is an American actress and comedian, known for playing "Stifler's mom", a role prominent in the American Pie films; Paulette, the manicurist in Legally Blonde ...more

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Leonard Nimoy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Star Trek: The Original Series, Mission: Impossible, Star Trek: The Animated Series Leonard Simon Nimoy was an American actor, film director, photographer, author, poet, singer and songwriter. He was known for his role as Mr. Spock of the Star Trek franchise. Nimoy began his ...more

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Mark Wahlberg is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg is an American actor, producer, and former model and rapper. He was known as Marky Mark in his earlier years, becoming famous for his 1991 debut as frontman with the ...more

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Connie Britton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Boston
American Horror Story, Friday Night Lights, Nashville Constance Elaine "Connie" Britton is an American actress, singer and producer. Britton made her feature film debut in the independent comedy-drama film The Brothers McMullen and the ...more

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Peyton List is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Boston
The Tomorrow People, FlashForward, Big Shots Peyton List is an American actress and model, best known for her roles as Lucy Montgomery on CBS daytime soap opera As the World Turns, as Jane Sterling on the AMC drama series Mad Men, as ...more

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Lisa Edelstein is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Boston
House, Superman: The Animated Series, The Legend of Korra Lisa Edelstein is an American actress and playwright known for playing Dr. Lisa Cuddy on the medical drama series House M.D..

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Anne Dudek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Boston
House, Covert Affairs, The Book Group Anne Louise Dudek is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Tiffany Wilson in the 2004 film White Chicks, Dr. Amber Volakis on the Fox series House, Lura Grant on Big Love, and ...more

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Madeline Kahn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Boston
My Little Pony, Cosby, Road to Avonlea Madeline Kahn was an American actress, comedienne and singer. A two-time Academy Award nominee, she also won an Emmy Award and a Tony Award. Kahn made her Broadway debut in Leonard Sillman's New ...more

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Colm Feore is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Boston
24, The Borgias, Storm of the Century Colm Feore is an American-Canadian stage, film and television actor.

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Donnie Wahlberg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Band of Brothers, Blue Bloods, Rizzoli & Isles Donald Edmond "Donnie" Wahlberg, Jr. is an American singer, actor, and film producer. He is a founding member of the boy band New Kids on the Block. Outside of music, Wahlberg has had ...more

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Neal McDonough is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Justified, Desperate Housewives, Band of Brothers Neal P. McDonough is an American film, television, actor and voice actor, known for his portrayal of Lieutenant Lynn "Buck" Compton in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, Deputy ...more

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James Remar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Dexter, Sex and the City, The Legend of Korra William James Remar, known professionally as James Remar, is an American actor and voice actor. He played the on-off tycoon boyfriend of Kim Cattrall's character in Sex and the City, Ajax in The ...more

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George Wyner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Good Advice, Matt Houston, Nero Wolfe George Wyner is an American film and television actor. He is probably best known for his role as ADA Bernstein on the series Hill Street Blues. Wyner graduated from Syracuse University in 1968 ...more

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Allison Janney is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Phineas and Ferb, The West Wing, Mom Allison Brooks Janney is an American actress. She is a six-time Primetime Emmy Award winner for her television work and has won a Drama Desk Award and received two Tony Award nominations for her ...more

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Uma Thurman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Boston
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa, The Slap Uma Karuna Thurman is an American actress and former model. She has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action ...more

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Eugene Roche is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Webster, Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?, Take Five Eugene Harrison Roche was an American actor. He was the original "Ajax Man" in 1970s television commercials.

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James Spader is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Boston
The Office, The Blacklist, Boston Legal James Todd Spader is an American actor. He is best known for portraying eccentric characters in such films as the action science fiction film Stargate, the controversial psychological thriller ...more

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Chick Corea is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Armando Anthony "Chick" Corea is an American jazz and fusion pianist, keyboardist, and composer. Many of his compositions are considered jazz standards. As a member of Miles Davis' ...more

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Edward Norton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Strange Days on Planet Earth Edward Harrison Norton is an American actor, screenwriter, director, producer and activist. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards for his work in the films Primal Fear, American History ...more

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Frank Frankson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Winx Club Gregory "Greg" Abbey, also known under the aliases Frank Frankson and John Campbell, is an American voice actor who is known for working with 4Kids Entertainment, DuArt Film and Video, ...more

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Robert Webb is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Peep Show, That Mitchell and Webb Look, Fresh Meat Robert Patrick Webb is an English comedian, actor and writer, and one half of the double act Mitchell and Webb, alongside David Mitchell.

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Donna Summer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Boston
LaDonna Adrian Gaines, known by her stage name, Donna Summer, was an American singer, songwriter, and painter. She gained prominence during the disco era of the late 1970s. A five-time Grammy ...more

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John Michael Higgins is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Boston
The Legend of Korra, Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law John Michael Higgins is an American actor whose film credits include Christopher Guest's mockumentaries, the role of David Letterman in HBO's The Late Shift, and a starring role in the American ...more

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Ant is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Last Comic Standing, Bad Girls, Celebrity Fit Club Ant is an American stand-up comedian and actor. Ant performed at comedy clubs across the USA beginning in 1991. In 1995, he was a semi regular cast member on the WB series Unhappily Ever After, ...more

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Bobby Brown is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Boston
The Wire, Being Bobby Brown, Gone Country Robert Barisford "Bobby" Brown is an American R&B singer-songwriter, rapper, dancer, and actor. Brown started his career as one of the frontmen of the R&B/pop group New ...more

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Hillary B. Smith is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Boston
One Life to Live, The Doctors, The Bold and the Beautiful Hillary Bailey Smith is an American actress, best known for her role as District Attorney Nora Hanen Buchanan in the ABC daytime soap opera, One Life to Live.

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Barbara Walters is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Turning Point, Barbara Walters: 20 Years at ABC Barbara Walters is an American broadcast journalist, author and television personality. She has hosted morning television shows Today and The View, the television news magazine 20/20, ...more

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Brian J. White is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Beauty & the Beast, The Shield, Moonlight Brian Joseph White is an American actor, producer, model, dancer, and stockbroker.

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Peter Haskell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Ryan's Hope, Search for Tomorrow, The Law & Harry McGraw Peter Abraham Haskell was an American actor who worked primarily in television.

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Jane Alexander is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Tell Me You Love Me, Warm Springs, Eleanor and Franklin Jane Alexander is an American actress, author and former director of the National Endowment for the Arts. She is a Tony Award winner and two-time Emmy Award winner. Alexander made her Broadway ...more

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Jasmine Guy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Dead Like Me, A Different World, Alex Haley's Queen Jasmine Guy is an American actress, director, singer and dancer. She is best known for her starring role as the southern belle Whitley Gilbert-Wayne on the NBC television sitcom A Different ...more

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Anthony Michael Hall is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Saturday Night Live, Psych, The Dead Zone Michael Anthony Hall, known professionally as Anthony Michael Hall, is an American actor, film producer, and director who starred in several teen-oriented films of the 1980s. Hall began his ...more

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Gary Conway is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Land of the Giants, Burke's Law Gary Conway is an American actor and screenwriter. Conway was born Gareth Monello Carmody in Boston, Massachusetts. His most notable credits include a co-starring role with Gene Barry in the ...more

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John Pinette is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Parker Lewis Can't Lose, High Tide, Vinnie & Bobby John Paul Pinette was an American actor, Broadway performer, and stand-up comedian. He toured the comedy club circuit beginning in the 1980s and appeared in cinema and on television. Besides ...more

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Scott Wolf is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Boston
V, Party of Five, Everwood Scott Richard Wolf is an American actor, known for his roles in the television series Party of Five as Bailey Salinger, Jake Hartman in Everwood and Chad Decker in V.

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Richard Herd is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Boston
T. J. Hooker, V, V Richard Herd, Jr. is an American actor in television and film. He is well known in the science fiction community for his role in the 1983 NBC miniseries V and the 1984 sequel V: The Final ...more

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Clark Gregg is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The New Adventures of Old Christine, Ultimate Spider-Man Robert Clark Gregg is an American actor, screenwriter and director, best known for his role as Phil Coulson in the films Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, and Marvel's The Avengers, and in the ...more

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Ben Foster is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Freaks and Geeks, Flash Forward Benjamin A. "Ben" Foster is an American actor. He has had roles in films including The Laramie Project, Liberty Heights, Get Over It, Hostage, X-Men: The Last Stand, Alpha Dog, 30 Days ...more

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Eli Roth is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Best Week Ever, Chowdaheads, The Rotten Fruit Eli Raphael Roth is an American film director, producer, writer and actor. He is known for directing the horror film Hostel and its sequel, Hostel: Part II. He is also known for his role as ...more

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Tom Long is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Boston
SeaChange, Two Twisted, Echo Point Tom Long is an United States-born Australian film and television actor.

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Cam'ron is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Cameron Ezike Giles, better known by his stage name Cam'ron, is an American rapper, actor & entrepreneur from Harlem, New York. He is the de facto leader of East Coast hip hop groups The ...more

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John Schuck is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Boston
McMillan & Wife, The New Odd Couple, Holmes and Yoyo Conrad John Schuck Jr. is an American actor, primarily in stage, movies and television. He is best known for his roles as police commissioner Rock Hudson's mildly slow-witted assistant, Sgt. ...more

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Dane Cook is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Tourgasm, Maybe This Time, Next Caller Dane Jeffrey Cook is an American stand-up comedian and film actor. He has released five comedy albums: Harmful If Swallowed; Retaliation; Vicious Circle; Rough Around The Edges: Live From ...more

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Richard McGonagle is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Boston
Ben 10, Ben 10: Alien Force, Star Wars: Clone Wars Richard Francis McGonagle is an American actor and voice actor.

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Alessandro Nivola is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Boston
The Company Alessandro Antine Nivola is an American actor and producer, who has starred in feature films such as American Hustle and Face/Off.