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TV Actors from Boston

Updated October 13, 2018 15.0k 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 on Wikipedia
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    John Slattery

    John Slattery

    Mad Men, From the Earth to the Moon

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

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    Sam Jones III

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Maura Tierney

    Maura Tierney

    ER, NewsRadio

    BirthplaceHyde Park, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Maura Lynn Tierney (born February 3, 1965) is an American film and television actress best... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Mike O'Malley

    Mike O'Malley

    Yes, Dear

    BirthplaceBoston, USA, Massachusetts

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Michael Edward O'Malley (born October 31, 1966) is an American actor and writer who has... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Jennifer Coolidge

    Jennifer Coolidge

    2 Broke Girls, Joey

    BirthplaceBoston, USA, Massachusetts

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jennifer Audrey Coolidge (born August 28, 1961) is an American actress, comedian and activist.... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Leonard Nimoy

    Leonard Nimoy

    Star Trek: The Original Series, Mission: Impossible

    BirthplaceWest End, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

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  • 8
    Mark Wahlberg
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  • 9
    Connie Britton

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Peyton List

    Peyton List

    The Tomorrow People, FlashForward

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Peyton List (born August 8, 1986) is an American actress and professional model, known for... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Lisa Edelstein

    Lisa Edelstein

    House, Superman: The Animated Series

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

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  • 12
    Anne Dudek

    Anne Dudek

    House, Covert Affairs

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Anne Louise Dudek (born March 22, 1975) is an American actress. She is known for portraying... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Madeline Kahn

    Madeline Kahn

    My Little Pony, Cosby

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 14
    Colm Feore

    Colm Feore

    24, The Borgias

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

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  • 15
    Donnie Wahlberg

    Donnie Wahlberg

    Band of Brothers, Blue Bloods

    BirthplaceDorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 16
    Neal McDonough

    Neal McDonough

    Justified, Desperate Housewives

    BirthplaceDorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

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  • 17
    James Remar

    James Remar

    Dexter, Sex and the City

    BirthplaceBoston, USA, Massachusetts

    NationalityUnited States of America

    William James Remar (born December 31, 1953) is an American actor and voice artist. He has... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    George Wyner

    George Wyner

    Good Advice, Matt Houston

    BirthplaceBoston, USA, Massachusetts

    NationalityUnited States of America

    George Wyner (born October 20, 1945) is an American film and television actor. Wyner graduated... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Allison Janney

    Allison Janney

    Phineas and Ferb, The West Wing

    BirthplaceBoston, USA, Massachusetts

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Allison Brooks Janney (born November 19, 1959) is an American actress. A prolific character... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Uma Thurman

    Uma Thurman

    A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa, The Slap

    BirthplaceBoston, USA, Massachusetts

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

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  • 21
    Eugene Roche

    Eugene Roche

    Webster, Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

    James Spader

    The Office, The Blacklist

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

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  • 23
    Chick Corea
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  • 24
    Edward Norton

    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 on Wikipedia

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    Frank Frankson

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

    BirthplaceRoxbury, Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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