Entertainment TV Actors from Boston

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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