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

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

List contains TV actors like Michael Jordan, Anne Hathaway.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Brooklyn?" and "Who are the most famous Brooklyn actors?"
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Bob Hastings is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Batman: The Animated Series, The New Batman Adventures, Challenge of the Super Friends
Robert "Bob" Francis Hastings was an American radio, film, and television character actor. He also provided voices for animated cartoons. He was best known for his portrayal of ...more
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Nia Long is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, House of Lies, Third Watch
Nia Long is an American actress. She is best known for her roles in the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Third Watch, and the films In Too Deep, Boyz n the Hood, Friday, Boiler ...more
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Joan Rivers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Hollywood Squares, Another World, Suddenly Susan
Joan Alexandra Molinsky, known as Joan Rivers, was an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and television host noted for her often controversial comedic persona — where she was ...more
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Jimmy Kimmel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Crank Yankers, Win Ben Stein's Money, The Man Show
James Christian "Jimmy" Kimmel is an American television host, producer, writer, comedian, voice actor, musician and radio personality. He is the host and executive producer of Jimmy ...more
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Rick Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Reaper, Bent, Traffic Light
Rick Gonzalez is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Timo Cruz in the motion picture Coach Carter, and as Ben Gonzalez on the CW supernatural drama television series
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Tatyana Ali is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, The Young and the Restless, Love That Girl!
Tatyana Marisol Ali is an American actress, model and R&B singer, best known for her childhood role as Ashley Banks on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Since January 2010, she has ...more
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Adrian Grenier is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Entourage, Alter Eco, Vietnam in HD
Adrian Grenier is an American actor, producer, director and musician. He is most notable for playing the role of Vincent Chase on the Emmy nominated HBO original series Entourage.
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Eric Stuart is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Fraggle Rock: The Animated Series
Eric Stuart is an American voice actor and voice director who worked for 4Kids Entertainment, NYAV Post, and Central Park Media. He provides voices for English dubs of anime, cartoons, and video ...more
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Carla Gallo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Bones, Carnivàle, Californication
Carla Paolina Gallo is an American actress notable for recurring roles in the television series Undeclared, Carnivàle, Bones, Californication, and a number of film roles. She is a ...more
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Samantha Mathis is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Samantha Mathis Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King, The Mists of Avalon, Harsh Realm
Samantha Mathis is an American actress. The daughter of actress Bibi Besch, Mathis made her film debut in Pump Up the Volume, and later co-starred or appeared in such films as Little Women, The ...more
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Steve Buscemi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
The Sopranos, Boardwalk Empire, Portlandia
Steven Vincent "Steve" Buscemi is an American actor, director and writer. Buscemi has starred and supported in successful Hollywood and indie films, including Parting Glances, New York ...more
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Larry David is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Fridays
Lawrence Gene "Larry" David is an American comedian, writer, actor, and television producer. He was the co-creator, with Jerry Seinfeld, of the television series Seinfeld, and was its ...more
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Barbra Streisand is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Color Me Barbra
Barbra Joan Streisand is an American singer, songwrighter, actress, director, writer, composer, producer, designer, author, photographer, and activist. During a career spanning six decades, she ...more
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Michael Angarano is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Will & Grace, Another World, The Knick
Michael Anthony Angarano is an American actor.
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Michael Lembeck is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
One Day at a Time, Foley Square, The Krofft Supershow
Michael Lembeck is an American actor, television and film director.
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Scott Baio is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Happy Days, Charles in Charge, Diagnosis: Murder
Scott Baio is a film actor and television director.
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Eddie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Saturday Night Live, Shrek the Halls, The PJs
Edward Regan "Eddie" Murphy is an American comedian, actor, writer, singer, and director. Box-office takes from Murphy's films make him the 4th-highest grossing actor in the United ...more
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Elliott Gould is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Friends, Ray Donovan, The Shining
Elliott Gould is an American actor. He began acting in Hollywood films during the 1960s, and has remained prolific ever since. In addition to his performance in the classic comedy Bob & ...more
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Jerry Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Seinfeld, One Night Stand, The Marriage Ref
Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He is best known for playing a semi-fictional version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld, which he ...more
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Barbara Goodson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Robotech, Power Rangers
Barbara Goodson is an American actress known mostly for her versatility in voicing original and dubbed cartoons. Goodson grew up in Marygate City New Jersey and now lives in Santa Monica ...more
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Brenda Vaccaro is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
The Smurfs, Johnny Bravo, Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey
Brenda Buell Vaccaro is an American stage, television, and film actress.
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Louis Gossett, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Roots, Touched by an Angel, Backstairs at the White House
Louis Cameron Gossett, Jr. is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his Academy Award-winning role as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman, and his ...more
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Robert Silverberg is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Robert Silverberg is a prolific American author and editor, best known for writing science fiction. He is a multiple winner of both Hugo and Nebula Awards, a member of the Science Fiction and ...more
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Annabella Sciorra is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Mental, The Whole Truth
Annabella Gloria Philomena Sciorra is an American actress.
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Jimmy Smits is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Dexter, Sons of Anarchy, The West Wing
Jimmy Smits is an American actor. Smits played attorney Victor Sifuentes on the 1980s legal drama L.A. Law, NYPD Detective Bobby Simone on the 1990s police drama NYPD Blue, and Matt Santos on ...more