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Famous TV Actors from Buffalo

Updated October 13, 2018 20.3k views80 items

List RulesOnly 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 Murray1

    Chad Michael Murray

    One Tree Hill, Agent Carter

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Chad Michael Murray (born August 24, 1981) is an American actor, spokesperson, writer and...  more

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  • Jeffrey DeMunn2

    Jeffrey DeMunn

    The Walking Dead, Storm of the Century

    BirthplaceUSA, Buffalo, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jeffrey DeMunn (born April 25, 1947) is an American stage, film and television actor known for...  more

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  • Wolf Blitzer3

    Wolf Blitzer

    Wolf Blitzer Reports

    BirthplaceAugsburg, Germany

    NationalityUnited States of America, Germany

    Wolf Isaac Blitzer (born March 22, 1948) is a German-American journalist, television news...  more

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  • Don Messick4

    Don Messick

    The Flintstones, The Jetsons

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Donald Earle Messick (September 7, 1926 – October 24, 1997) was an American voice actor, best...  more
  • Christine Baranski5

    Christine Baranski

    The Good Wife, Scooby-Doo! in Where's My Mummy?

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Christine Jane Baranski (born May 2, 1952) is an American actress, singer, and producer. She...  more

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  • Wendie Malick6

    Wendie Malick

    Hot in Cleveland, Just Shoot Me!

    BirthplaceUSA, Buffalo, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Wendie Malick (born December 13, 1950) is an American actress and former fashion model, known...  more

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  • David Boreanaz7

    David Boreanaz

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    David Boreanaz (; born May 16, 1969) is an American actor, television producer, and director,...  more

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  • Kyle Chandler8

    Kyle Chandler

    Friday Night Lights, Early Edition

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Kyle Martin Chandler (born September 17, 1965) is an American actor. Making his screen acting...  more

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  • Nancy Marchand9

    Nancy Marchand

    The Sopranos, Lou Grant

    BirthplaceUSA, Buffalo, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Nancy Lou Marchand (June 19, 1928 – June 18, 2000) was an American actress. She began her...  more
  • William Sadler10

    William Sadler

    Roswell, Wonderfalls

    BirthplaceUSA, Buffalo, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    William Thomas Sadler (born April 13, 1950) is an American film and television actor. His...  more
  • James Read11

    James Read

    Charmed, Remington Steele

    BirthplaceUSA, Buffalo, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    James Christopher Read (born July 31, 1953) is an American actor. He played the role of...  more
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    Jesse White

    The Danny Thomas Show, Linus the Lionhearted

    BirthplaceUSA, Buffalo, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jesse White (born Jonah Marcus Weidenfeld, January 3, 1917 – January 9, 1997) was an American...  more
  • Johnny Swinger13

    Johnny Swinger

    WCW Monday Nitro, Impact Wrestling

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Joseph Dorgan (born July 3, 1975) is an American professional wrestler . He is best known for...  more
  • Nick Bakay14

    Nick Bakay

    Sabrina, the Teenage Witch

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Nicholas Bakay ( bə-KAY; born October 8, 1959) is an American actor, voice actor, writer,...  more
  • Brian McKnight15

    Brian McKnight

    Celebrity Duets, Vegas Live! with Clint Holmes & Sheena Easton

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Brian McKnight (born June 5, 1969) is an American R&B singer-songwriter, arranger, producer,...  more

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  • Lawrence Block16
    Lawrence Block (born June 24, 1938) is an American crime writer best known for two...  more
  • Chelsea Noble17

    Chelsea Noble

    Growing Pains, Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers

    BirthplaceCheektowaga, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Chelsea Noble (born Nancy Mueller, December 4, 1964) is an American actress. She is known for...  more

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  • Dick Shawn18

    Dick Shawn

    The Year Without a Santa Claus, Hail to the Chief

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Dick Shawn (born Richard Schulefand, December 1, 1923 – April 17, 1987) was an American actor...  more
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    Peter Michael Goetz

    AfterMASH, The Cavanaughs

    BirthplaceUSA, Buffalo, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Peter Michael Goetz (born December 10, 1941) is an American actor....  more
  • Sorrell Booke20

    Sorrell Booke

    The Dukes of Hazzard, Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Sorrell Booke (January 4, 1930 – February 11, 1994) was an American actor who performed on...  more
  • Ani DiFranco21
    Angela Maria "Ani" DiFranco (; born 1970) is an American singer/songwriter. She has released...  more

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    David Sanford Milch (born March 23, 1945) is an American writer and producer of television...  more
  • Jeffrey Jones23

    Jeffrey Jones

    Deadwood, The People Next Door

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jeffrey Duncan Jones (born September 28, 1946) is an American character actor best known for...  more

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    Tom Fontana (born September 12, 1951 in Buffalo, New York) is an American writer and producer....  more
  • Orel Hershiser25

    Orel Hershiser

    Baseball Tonight, Sunday Night Baseball

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America,Germany

    Orel Leonard Hershiser IV (born September 16, 1958) is an American former baseball pitcher who...  more

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