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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different TV actors, including David Boreanaz and Warren Spahn.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Buffalo?" and "Who are the most famous Buffalo actors?"

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Chad Michael Murray is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Chad Michael Murray One Tree Hill, Agent Carter, Movie Life: House of Wax Chad Michael Murray is an American actor, spokesperson, writer and former fashion model. He is known for portraying Lucas Scott in The CW young adult drama series One Tree Hill, and also had ...more

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Jeffrey DeMunn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Jeffrey DeMunn The Walking Dead, Storm of the Century, Mob City Jeffrey DeMunn is an American stage, film and television actor. He is known for a variety of roles, including Andrei Chikatilo in Citizen X, and for his role as Dale Horvath in The Walking

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Wolf Blitzer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Wolf Blitzer Wolf Blitzer Reports Wolf Isaac Blitzer is a journalist and television news anchor, who has been a CNN reporter since 1990. He is the host of The Situation Room and the daytime show Wolf. Blitzer also serves as the ...more

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Don Messick is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Don Messick The Flintstones, The Jetsons, Scooby-Doo Donald Earl "Don" Messick was an American actor, best known for his voice over roles for Hanna-Barbera. His best-remembered vocal creations include Scooby-Doo, Bamm-Bamm Rubble and ...more

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Christine Baranski is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Christine Baranski The Good Wife, Scooby-Doo! in Where's My Mummy?, Another World Christine Jane Baranski is an American stage and screen actress. She is an Emmy Award winner and a two-time Tony Award winner. Baranski made her stage debut in 1974 and her Broadway debut in ...more

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Wendie Malick is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Wendie Malick Hot in Cleveland, Just Shoot Me!, The Emperor's New School Wendie Malick is an American actress and former fashion model, best known for her roles in television comedies. She starred as Judith Tupper Stone in the HBO series Dream On, and as Nina Van ...more

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David Boreanaz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
David Boreanaz Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Bones David Boreanaz is an American actor, television producer, and director, known for his role as the vampire Angel on the supernatural drama series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, and as FBI ...more

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Kyle Chandler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Kyle Chandler Friday Night Lights, Early Edition, Tour of Duty Kyle Martin Chandler is an American film and television actor best known for television roles on Early Edition and notably as Coach Eric Taylor in the television series Friday Night Lights, for ...more

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Nancy Marchand is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Nancy Marchand The Sopranos, Lou Grant, Another World Nancy Marchand was an American actress. She began her career in theatre in 1951. She was perhaps most famous for her television portrayals of Margaret Pynchon on Lou Grant and Livia Soprano on ...more

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William Sadler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
William Sadler Roswell, Wonderfalls, The Pacific William Thomas Sadler is an American film and television actor. His television and motion picture roles have included Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller in The Pacific, Luther Sloan in Star ...more

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James Read is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
James Read Charmed, Remington Steele, North and South James Christopher Read is an American actor, best known for his role of George Hazard in the North and South television miniseries.

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Jesse White is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Jesse White The Danny Thomas Show, Linus the Lionhearted, Pandamonium Jesse White was an American television, film, and stage character actor. He is best remembered for having portrayed the Maytag repairman in television commercials, a role that he filled from ...more

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Johnny Swinger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Johnny Swinger WCW Monday Nitro, Impact Wrestling, ECW Hardcore TV Joseph "Joe" Dorgan is an American professional wrestler and personal trainer. He is best known for his appearances with World Championship Wrestling, Extreme Championship Wrestling ...more

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Nick Bakay is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Nick Bakay Sabrina^! the Teenage Witch, The Angry Beavers, Sabrina: The Animated Series Nicholas "Nick" Bakay is an American writer, actor, voice actor, comedian and sportscaster. He is known as the voice of Salem Saberhagen on ABC/The WB's Sabrina, the Teenage Witch and ...more

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Brian McKnight is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Brian McKnight Celebrity Duets, Vegas Live! with Clint Holmes & Sheena Easton Brian McKnight is an American R&B singer-songwriter, arranger, producer and musician. He is a multi-instrumentalist who plays eight instruments including piano, guitar, bass guitar, ...more

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Lawrence Block is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Lawrence Block Lawrence Block is an American crime writer best known for two long-running New York–set series about the recovering alcoholic P.I. Matthew Scudder and the gentleman burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr. ...more

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Chelsea Noble is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Chelsea Noble Growing Pains, Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers, The Growing Pains Movie Chelsea Noble is an American actress who is best known for her role as Kate MacDonald on the American television sitcom Growing Pains. She is the wife of actor and Christian evangelist Kirk

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Dick Shawn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Dick Shawn The Year Without a Santa Claus, Hail to the Chief, Mary Dick Shawn was an American actor and comedian.

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Peter Michael Goetz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Peter Michael Goetz AfterMASH, The Cavanaughs, Room for Two Peter Michael Goetz is an American actor.

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Sorrell Booke is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Sorrell Booke The Dukes of Hazzard, Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers, The Dukes Sorrell Booke was an actor.

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Ani DiFranco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Ani DiFranco Ani DiFranco is an American singer, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, poet and songwriter. She has released more than 20 albums and is widely considered a feminist icon. DiFranco has received ...more

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David Milch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
David Milch David S. Milch is an American writer and producer of television series. He has created several television shows, including NYPD Blue and Deadwood.

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Jeffrey Jones is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Jeffrey Jones Deadwood, The People Next Door Jeffrey Duncan Jones is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Emperor Joseph II in Amadeus, Edward R. Rooney in Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and Charles Deetz in Beetlejuice. Jones' ...more

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Tom Fontana is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Tom Fontana Tom Fontana is an American writer and producer.

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Orel Hershiser is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Orel Hershiser Baseball Tonight, Sunday Night Baseball, National Heads-Up Poker Championship Orel Leonard Hershiser IV is an American former baseball pitcher who played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1983 to 2000. He later became a broadcast color analyst and a professional ...more

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Mikey Whipwreck is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Mikey Whipwreck WCW Monday Nitro, Impact Wrestling, ECW Hardcore TV John Watson is an American retired professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Mikey Whipwreck. He is best known for his career with Extreme Championship Wrestling, where he became the ...more

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Oliver Clark is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Oliver Clark We've Got Each Other, The Two of Us, Karen Oliver Clark is an American character actor. Clark was born Richard Mardirosian in Buffalo, New York, the son of Afro and Matthew Mardirosian. He is of Armenian heritage. His brother, Tom ...more

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Amanda Blake is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Amanda Blake Gunsmoke, The Edge of Night Amanda Blake was an American actress best known for the role of the red-haired saloon proprietress "Miss Kitty Russell" on the television western Gunsmoke. She and her third husband ...more

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James Keane is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
James Keane Hey Arnold!, Todd McFarlane's Spawn, The Paper Chase James Keane is an actor.

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Joe Grifasi is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Joe Grifasi WIOU Joseph G. "Joe" Grifasi is an American character actor of film, stage and television. Grifasi was born in Buffalo, New York, the son of Patricia and Joseph J. Grifasi, a skilled ...more

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Andrew Tarbet is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Andrew Tarbet The Famous Jett Jackson, Naked Josh Andrew Tarbet is an actor.

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Greg Mullavey is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Greg Mullavey Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Rituals Greg Mullavey is an American film and television actor, best known for his role as Tom Hartman on the television series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman and Carly and Spencer Shay's grandfather in ...more

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Nancy Kress is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Nancy Kress Nancy Kress is an American science fiction writer. She began writing in 1976 but has achieved her greatest notice since the publication of her Hugo and Nebula-winning 1991 novella Beggars in ...more

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Laurie Faso is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Laurie Faso Sectaurs, Monchhichis, The Little Troll Prince: A Christmas Parable Laurie Faso is an American television actor and occasional voice actor. Faso was born in Buffalo, New York. In his career, he has held several bit parts on various shows, in addition to doing ...more

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Louis Mustillo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Louis Mustillo Mike & Molly, High Incident Louis Mustillo is an American actor.

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Suzie Plakson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Suzie Plakson Dinosaurs, Love & War Suzie Plakson is an American actress, singer, writer, poet, and artist. She was a regular in the sitcom Love & War, playing sportswriter Mary Margaret "Meg" Tynan. She played four ...more

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Rick James is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Rick James Rick James was an American musician and composer. Influenced by singers such as Marvin Gaye and Smokey Robinson, James started singing in doo-wop and R&B groups as a teenager in his hometown ...more

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Geri Jewell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Geri Jewell Deadwood Geraldine Ann "Geri" Jewell is an American actress noted for roles on the 1980s sitcom The Facts of Life and the early 2000s western Deadwood.

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Grover Washington, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Grover Washington, Jr. Grover Washington, Jr. was an American jazz-funk / soul-jazz saxophonist. Along with George Benson, John Klemmer, David Sanborn, Bob James, Chuck Mangione, Herb Alpert, and Spyro Gyra, he is ...more

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Eugene Jackson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Eugene Jackson Julia, Our Gang Eugene W. Jackson, II was an American former child actor who was a regular of the Our Gang short series during the silent Pathé era.

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Fredric Lehne is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Fredric Lehne Mancuso, F.B.I., In the Beginning Fredric Lehne, also known as Fredric Lane, is an American actor. Lehne has played in over 200 films, mini-series, and television shows as well as many stage productions including works by ...more

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Mary Fickett is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Mary Fickett All My Children, The Edge of Night, The Nurses Mary Fickett was an American actress, best known for her roles in the American television dramas, The Edge of Night — as Sally Smith, and as Dr. Katherine Lovell — and as Ruth Parker Brent ...more

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Sean Cullen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Sean Cullen George and Martha, Unnatural Acts Sean Cullen is an actor, playwright and songwriter.

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Paul Vogt is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Paul Vogt Maximum Bob, The Rerun Show Paul C. Vogt is an American actor and comedian best known for his work as a cast member on the sketch comedy programs MADtv, The Big Gay Sketch Show, and The Rerun Show.

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Mark Gangloff is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Mark Gangloff Mark Daniel Gangloff is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, world champion, and former world record-holder. Gangloff represented the United States at two consecutive ...more

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Aaron Miller is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Aaron Miller Aaron Michael Miller is a retired American professional ice hockey defenseman. Over the course of his fourteen-year career in the National Hockey League, Miller played for four teams: the Quebec ...more

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Beverly Johnson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Beverly Johnson Beverly's Full House Beverly Johnson is an American model, actress, and businesswoman. She made history when she rose to fame as the first African-American model to appear on the cover of American Vogue in August ...more

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Worthington Miner is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Worthington Miner Worthington Miner was an American film producer, screenwriter, actor and director. He was married to Frances Fuller and is the grandfather of actress Rachel Miner.

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Diane English is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Diane English Diane English is an American screenwriter, producer and director, best known for creating the television show Murphy Brown and writing and directing the 2008 feature film, The Women.

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Teddy Geiger is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous TV Actors from Buffalo
Teddy Geiger Love Monkey Teddy Geiger is an American singer-songwriter, music producer and occasional actor. He is known to play the guitar, bass, piano & drums. Geiger has released two albums to date Underage ...more