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TV Actors from Boston

Updated October 13, 2018 15.1k views284 items

List RulesOnly 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

    My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Ed

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    Tabitha St. Germain, known as Tabitha or Kitanou St. Germain, is an American-Canadian actress,...  more
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    John Slattery

    Mad Men, From the Earth to the Moon

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    John M. Slattery Jr. (born August 13, 1962) is an American actor and director known for his...  more

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    Sam Jones III

    Blue Mountain State, The Defenders

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Samuel L. Jones III (born April 29, 1983) is an American actor. He is best known for playing...  more

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  • Maura Tierney4

    Maura Tierney

    ER, NewsRadio

    BirthplaceHyde Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Maura Lynn Tierney (born February 3, 1965) is an American film and television actress best...  more
  • Mike O'Malley5

    Mike O'Malley

    Yes, Dear

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Michael Edward O'Malley (born October 31, 1966) is an American actor and writer who has...  more
  • Jennifer Coolidge6

    Jennifer Coolidge

    2 Broke Girls, Joey

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jennifer Audrey Coolidge (born August 28, 1961) is an American actress, comedian and activist....  more

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  • Leonard Nimoy7

    Leonard Nimoy

    Star Trek: The Original Series, Mission: Impossible

    BirthplaceWest End, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Leonard Simon Nimoy (March 26, 1931 – February 27, 2015) was an American actor, film director,...  more

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  • Mark Wahlberg8
    Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg (born June 5, 1971) is an American actor, producer, restaurateur...  more

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  • Connie Britton9

    Connie Britton

    American Horror Story, Friday Night Lights

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Constance Elaine Britton (born March 6, 1967) is an American actress, singer, and producer....  more

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  • Peyton List10

    Peyton List

    The Tomorrow People, FlashForward

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Peyton List (born August 8, 1986) is an American actress and professional model, known for...  more
  • Lisa Edelstein11

    Lisa Edelstein

    House, Superman: The Animated Series

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lisa Edelstein (; born May 21, 1967) is an American actress and playwright. Edelstein is known...  more

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  • Anne Dudek12

    Anne Dudek

    House, Covert Affairs

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Anne Louise Dudek (born March 22, 1975) is an American actress. She is known for portraying...  more
  • Madeline Kahn13

    Madeline Kahn

    My Little Pony, Cosby

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Madeline Gail Kahn (born Madeline Gail Wolfson; September 29, 1942 – December 3, 1999) was an...  more

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  • Colm Feore14

    Colm Feore

    24, The Borgias

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    Colm Feore OC (; born August 22, 1958), is an American-born Canadian stage, film and...  more
  • Donnie Wahlberg15

    Donnie Wahlberg

    Band of Brothers, Blue Bloods

    BirthplaceDorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Donald Edmond Wahlberg Jr. (born August 17, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, actor,...  more

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  • Neal McDonough16

    Neal McDonough

    Justified, Desperate Housewives

    BirthplaceDorchester, Dorset, England

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Neal P. McDonough (born February 13, 1966) is an American actor and voice actor, known for his...  more

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  • James Remar17

    James Remar

    Dexter, Sex and the City

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    William James Remar (born December 31, 1953) is an American actor and voice artist. He has...  more
  • George Wyner18

    George Wyner

    Good Advice, Matt Houston

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    George Wyner (born October 20, 1945) is an American film and television actor. Wyner graduated...  more
  • Allison Janney19

    Allison Janney

    Phineas and Ferb, The West Wing

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Allison Brooks Janney (born November 19, 1959) is an American actress. A prolific character...  more

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  • Uma Thurman20

    Uma Thurman

    A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa, The Slap

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Uma Karuna Thurman (born April 29, 1970) is an American actress and model. She has performed...  more

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  • Eugene Roche21

    Eugene Roche

    Webster, Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Eugene Harrison Roche (September 22, 1928 – July 28, 2004) was an American actor. He was the...  more
  • James Spader22

    James Spader

    The Office, The Blacklist

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    James Todd Spader (born February 7, 1960) is an American actor. He is best known for...  more

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    Edward Norton

    Strange Days on Planet Earth

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Edward Harrison Norton (born August 18, 1969) is an American actor and filmmaker. He has...  more

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    Frank Frankson

    Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    BirthplaceRoxbury, Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gregory Abbey, also known under the aliases John Campbell and Frank Frankson, is an American...  more