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TV Actors from California

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

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

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from California?" and "Who are the most famous California actors?"
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Tress MacNeille is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from California
The Simpsons, Futurama, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Nationality: United States of America

Tress MacNeille (born Teressa Claire Payne; June 20, 1951) is an American voice actress and singer, who has voiced various characters in shows such as The Simpsons, Futurama, Hey Arnold!, Tiny ...more

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#24 of 121 The All-Time Best Voice Actors #10 of 15 Voice Over Artists You Probably Didn't Know You Knew

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Cree Summer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from California
Cree Summer Rugrats, Tiny Toon Adventures, Inspector Gadget

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Nationality: Canada, United States of America

Cree Summer Francks (born July 7, 1969) is an American-Canadian actress, voice actress, comedian and singer. She is known for playing Winifred "Freddie" Brooks on the NBC sitcom A ...more

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#49 of 50 The Hottest Canadian Actresses #31 of 79 Famous Cancer Female Celebrities

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Brad Garrett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from California
Everybody Loves Raymond, The Transformers, Justice League

Birthplace: Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Brad H. Gerstenfeld (born April 14, 1960), known professionally as Brad Garrett, is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor and professional poker player. He has appeared in numerous ...more

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#192 of 403 The Funniest Stand Up Comedians Of All Time #62 of 112 The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors

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Grey DeLisle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from California
Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Fairly OddParents, Gravity Falls

Birthplace: Fort Ord, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Erin Grey Van Oosbree (born August 24, 1973), credited as Grey DeLisle () and Grey Griffin, is an American voice actress, comedian and singer-songwriter. Her roles include Vicky from The Fairly ...more

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#903 of 940 The Best Actresses in Film History #52 of 99 The Best Country Singers From California

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Corey Burton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from California
The Transformers, Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers, G.I. Joe

Birthplace: Granada Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Corey Gregg Weinberg (born August 3, 1955), known professionally as Corey Burton, is an American voice actor, known as the current voice of Ludwig Von Drake, Captain Hook and others for The Walt ...more
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Edward James Olmos is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from California
Dexter, Battlestar Galactica, Miami Vice

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Nationality: United States of America, Mexico

Edward James Olmos (born February 24, 1947) is an American actor, director, producer, and activist. He is best known for his roles as Lieutenant Martin "Marty" Castillo in Miami Vice ...more

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#1,225 of 2,003 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History #203 of 530 The Best TV Actors of All Time

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Candi Milo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from California
Dexter's Laboratory, Tiny Toon Adventures, The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

Birthplace: USA, California, Palm Springs

Nationality: United States of America

Candyce Anne Rose Milo (born January 9, 1961) is an American voice actress and singer. She has voiced various characters on many animated series including Tiny Toon Adventures, SWAT Kats: The ...more
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Elizabeth Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from California
Bewitched, Challenge of the Super Friends, The Tab Hunter Show

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery (April 15, 1933 – May 18, 1995) was an American film, stage, and television actress whose career spanned five decades. She is best remembered for her leading role ...more

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#269 of 925 People We Wish Were Still Alive #125 of 232 The Greatest American Actresses Of All Time

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Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from California
Jack Black (born Thomas Jacob Black; August 28, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, musician, songwriter, and media personality. His acting career has been extensive, starring primarily in ...more

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#39 of 52 Actors Who Almost Got the Part in a DC Film #357 of 770 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures

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Elizabeth Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from California
Lost, Revolution, V

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Elizabeth Mitchell (born March 27, 1970) is an American actress. She is known for her lead role as Dr. Juliet Burke on the ABC drama mystery series Lost (2006–2010). Mitchell also had lead roles ...more

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#296 of 326 The Best Actresses Working Today #25 of 34 Celebrities Turning 50 In 2020

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Christopher Gorham is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from California
Covert Affairs, Ugly Betty, Harper's Island

Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Christopher David Gorham (born August 14, 1974) is an American actor who is best known for the ABC series Ugly Betty. He has also appeared in such series as Popular, Odyssey 5, Felicity, Jake ...more

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#117 of 117 Actors Who Consistently Make Great Movies #19 of 22 Famous Parents of Special Needs Children

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Cam Clarke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from California
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Tick, Robotech

Birthplace: Burbank, USA, California

Nationality: United States of America

Cameron Arthur Clarke (born November 6, 1957) is an American voice actor and singer, known for his voice work in animation, video games and commercials. He is best known for providing the voices ...more
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Grace Park is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from California
Battlestar Galactica, Hawaii Five-0, Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Nationality: Canada, United States of America

Grace Park (born March 14, 1974) is a Canadian actress who played Cylon model Number Eight, especially the significant copies Sharon "Boomer" Valerii and Sharon "Athena" ...more

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#244 of 326 The Best Actresses Working Today #703 of 940 The Best Actresses in Film History

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Autumn Reeser is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from California
The O.C., No Ordinary Family, Last Resort

Birthplace: La Jolla, San Diego, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Autumn Reeser (born September 21, 1980) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Taylor Townsend on the Fox series The O.C., Lizzie Grant on HBO's Entourage, Katie Andrews on ...more

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#3 of 163 The Best Hallmark Channel Actresses #13 of 310 Hallmark Channel Actors and Actresses

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Brian Austin Green is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from California
Beverly Hills, 90210, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

Birthplace: Los Angeles, Van Nuys, USA, California

Nationality: United States of America

Brian Austin Green (born Brian Green; July 15, 1973) is an American actor and producer best known for his portrayal of David Silver on the television series Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–2000). ...more

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#126 of 225 The Greatest Former Child Stars #179 of 187 The Best Rappers From Los Angeles #69 of 127 The Greatest '90s Teen Stars

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Alanna Ubach is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from California
The Spectacular Spider-Man, The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo, El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera

Birthplace: USA, Downey, California

Nationality: United States of America

Alanna Noel Ubach (born October 3, 1975) is an American actress known for her roles in Coco as Mama Imelda, Legally Blonde as Serena McGuire and Meet the Fockers as Isabel Villalobos. She has ...more
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Cheech Marin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from California
Married... with Children, Nash Bridges, Off the Map

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Nationality: United States of America, Mexico

Richard Anthony "Cheech" Marín (born July 13, 1946) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, writer and activist who gained recognition as part of the comedy act ...more

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#113 of 362 The Funniest People of All Time #1,229 of 2,003 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History The Best Cheech & Chong Movies

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Elisabeth Moss is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from California
Mad Men, Top of the Lake

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Elisabeth Singleton Moss (born July 24, 1982) is an American actor. She is known for her work in several television dramas, earning such accolades as two Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden ...more

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#365 of 940 The Best Actresses in Film History #127 of 326 The Best Actresses Working Today Things You Didn't Know About Elisabeth Moss

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Angelina Jolie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from California

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Nationality: Cambodia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, United States of America

Angelina Jolie (; née Voight, formerly Jolie Pitt, born June 4, 1975) is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. The recipient of such accolades as an Academy Award and three ...more

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#50 of 326 The Best Actresses Working Today #50 of 87 Who Is the Coolest Actor in the World Right Now? Fun Facts You Didn't Know About Angelina Jolie

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Adam Brody is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from California
The O.C., Funny or Die Presents, Good Vibes

Birthplace: Carlsbad, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Adam Jared Brody (born December 15, 1979) is an American actor, writer, musician and producer. He is best known for his role as Seth Cohen on The O.C.. Brody has appeared in the films Mr. & ...more

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#6 of 26 People You Forgot Guest Starred on Gilmore Girls #12 of 20 Actors Who Were THIS CLOSE to Playing Superheroes

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Blake Lively is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from California
Gossip Girl

Birthplace: Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Blake Ellender Lively (née Brown; August 25, 1987) is an American actress. Lively is known for starring as Serena van der Woodsen in the CW drama television series Gossip Girl ...more

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#70 of 326 The Best Actresses Working Today #6 of 301 The Most Beautiful Women Of 2020, Ranked 13 Facts That Prove Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Are Couple Goals

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Beau Bridges is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from California
Stargate SG-1, Brothers & Sisters, The Millers

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Nationality: United States of America

Lloyd Vernet "Beau" Bridges III (born December 9, 1941) is an American actor and director. He is a three-time Emmy, two-time Golden Globe and one-time Grammy Award winner, as well as a ...more

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#208 of 329 The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting) #312 of 464 Celebrities You Didn't Know Use Stage Names #28 of 105 Celebrities Who Have Starred on Broadway

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Emma Caulfield is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from California
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, General Hospital, Life Unexpected

Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Emma Caulfield Ford (born Emma M. Chukker; April 8, 1973) is an American actress best known for her role as Anya Jenkins on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1998–2003), as well as ...more
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Eddie Cibrian is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from California
CSI: Miami, Invasion, The Young and the Restless

Birthplace: Burbank, USA, California

Nationality: United States of America, Cuba

Edward Carl Cibrian ( SIB-ree-ən; born June 16, 1973) is an American actor. He played Cole Deschanel on the television series Sunset Beach and has also appeared in films and as a cast member in ...more

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#76 of 146 The Best Hallmark Channel Actors #148 of 310 Hallmark Channel Actors and Actresses

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Constance Marie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from California
Switched at Birth, George Lopez, Union Square

Birthplace: USA, East Los Angeles, California

Nationality: United States of America

Constance Marie Lopez (born September 9, 1965) known professionally as Constance Marie, is an American actress of Mexican origin. She is known for her role as Angie Lopez in George Lopez ...more