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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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, The Angry Beavers
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
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 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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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 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
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