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TV Actors from Brooklyn

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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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Michael Bell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Rugrats, Darkwing Duck, The Smurfs

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Michael Bell (born July 30, 1938) is an American actor, voice actor, voice director and animal-rights activist who is most active in voice over roles, known for his youthful voice. He has acted ...more
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Charlie Adler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Rocko's Modern Life, Tiny Toon Adventures, The Smurfs

Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Charles Michael Adler (born October 2, 1956) is an American voice actor, casting director and voice director, known as Buster Bunny in Tiny Toon Adventures, Ed and Bev Bighead in Rocko's Modern ...more
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Suzanne Pleshette is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
The Bob Newhart Show, G.I. Joe: Sigma 6, Good Morning

Birthplace: New York City, Brooklyn Heights, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Suzanne Pleshette (January 31, 1937 – January 19, 2008) was an American actress and voice actress. Pleshette started her career in the theatre and began appearing in films in the late 1950s and ...more
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Martin Landau is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Mission: Impossible, Buffalo Bill, Space: 1999

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Martin James Landau (; June 20, 1928 – July 15, 2017) was an American actor, acting coach, producer, and editorial cartoonist. His career began in the 1950s, with early film appearances ...more

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Mary Tyler Moore is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Dick Van Dyke Show, Hot in Cleveland

Birthplace: New York City, Brooklyn Heights, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Mary Tyler Moore is an American actress, primarily known for her roles in television sitcoms. Moore is best known for The Mary Tyler Moore Show, in which she starred as Mary Richards, a ...more

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Jerry Stiller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Seinfeld, The King of Queens, Fish Hooks

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Gerald Isaac Stiller (born June 8, 1927) is an American comedian and actor. He spent many years in the comedy team Stiller and Meara with his wife, Anne Meara. He later played Frank Costanza on ...more

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Alyssa Milano is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Charmed, Who's the Boss?, Melrose Place

Birthplace: New York City, USA, Bensonhurst, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Alyssa Jayne Milano (born December 19, 1972) is an American actress, producer, activist, and former singer. She is known for her roles as Samantha Micelli in Who's the Boss?, Jennifer Mancini in ...more

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Richard Lewis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Curb Your Enthusiasm, Riptide, Hercules

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Richard Philip Lewis (born June 29, 1947) is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He came to prominence in the 1980s as a comedian specializing in self-deprecating humor before turning to ...more

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Connie Stevens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Fantasy Island, Hawaiian Eye, Wendy and Me

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Connie Stevens (born Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia; August 8, 1938) is an American actress, director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor and singer. She played the role of ...more

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Mickey Rooney is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town, The Year Without a Santa Claus, The Care Bears

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule Jr.; September 23, 1920 – April 6, 2014) was an American actor, vaudevillian, comedian, producer and radio personality. In a career spanning nine decades and ...more

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Gilbert Gottfried is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Cyberchase, Hollywood Squares, Disney's House of Mouse

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Gilbert Jeremy Gottfried (born February 28, 1955) is an American stand-up comedian, actor and voice actor. Gottfried's persona as a comedian features an exaggerated shrill voice and emphasis on ...more

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Chuck McCann is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
DuckTales, TaleSpin, The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Charles John Thomas McCann (September 2, 1934 – April 8, 2018) was an American actor, voice artist, comedian, puppeteer, commercial presenter and television host, he was best known for his work ...more
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Anne Hathaway is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Get Real, Scrat's Treasure Hunt

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Anne Jacqueline Hathaway (born November 12, 1982) is an American actress. One of the highest-paid actresses in the world in 2015, she has received multiple awards, including an Academy Award, a ...more

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Deborah Ann Woll is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
True Blood, Daredevil, A Drop of True Blood

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Deborah Ann Woll (born February 7, 1985) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as the vampire Jessica Hamby on the HBO drama series True Blood (2008–2014) and Karen Page in the ...more
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Leah Remini is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
The King of Queens, Head of the Class, Family Tools

Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Leah Marie Remini (born June 15, 1970) is an American actress, author, former Scientologist, and Scientology critic. She starred as Carrie Heffernan on the long-running CBS comedy series The ...more

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Moe Howard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
The Three Stooges, Jerks of All Trades, The New Three Stooges

Birthplace: New York City, USA, Bensonhurst, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Moses Harry Horwitz (June 19, 1897 – May 4, 1975), known professionally as Moe Howard, was an American actor and comedian, best known as the leader of the Three Stooges, the farce comedy team ...more

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Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Saturday Night Live, Remote Control, Cubed

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, film producer, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star ...more

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Jessica Walter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Jessica Walter Arrested Development, Archer, 90210

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Jessica Walter (born January 31, 1941) is an American actress. She is known for appearing in the films Play Misty for Me (1971), Grand Prix and The Group (both 1966), her role as Lucille Bluth ...more

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Harold Perrineau Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Lost, Oz, Constantine

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Harold Perrineau (formerly Harold Williams; born August 7, 1963) is an American actor. He is best known for the roles of Michael Dawson in the U.S. television series Lost, Link in The Matrix ...more
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Dom DeLuise is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Amazing Stories, The Dean Martin Show, Win

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Dominick DeLuise (August 1, 1933 – May 4, 2009) was an American actor, voice actor, comedian, director, producer, chef and author. He was the husband of actress Carol Arthur and the father of ...more

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Marisa Tomei is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
A Different World, Game Over, Leg Work

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Nationality: Italy, United States of America

Marisa Tomei (, Italian: [toˈmɛi]; born December 4, 1964) is an American actress. She is the recipient of various accolades including an Academy Award and nominations for a BAFTA Award, two ...more

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Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Heywood "Woody" Allen (born December 1, 1935) is an American director, writer, actor, and comedian whose career spans more than six decades. He began his career as a comedy writer in ...more

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Adam Arkin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Sons of Anarchy, Life, Chicago Hope

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Adam Arkin (born August 19, 1956) is an American television, film and stage actor, and director. He is known for playing the role of Aaron Shutt on Chicago Hope. He has been nominated for ...more

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Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized as JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, producer, entrepreneur, and record executive. Considered among ...more

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Jennifer Esposito is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Brooklyn
Blue Bloods, Spin City, The Looney Tunes Show

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Jennifer Esposito (born April 11, 1973) is an American actress and author. She is known for her roles in the feature films Crash, Summer of Sam, Don't Say a Word, Taxi, and Welcome to ...more

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