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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.

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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
Tress MacNeille The Simpsons, Futurama, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Tress MacNeille is an American voice actress best known for providing various voices on the animated series The Simpsons, Futurama, Tiny Toon Adventures, Animaniacs, Disney's House of Mouse, ...more

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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 Cree Summer Francks, best known as Cree Summer, is an American Canadian actress, voice actress, and singer. She is best known for her role as college student Winifred "Freddie" Brooks ...more

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Brad Garrett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from California
Brad Garrett Everybody Loves Raymond, The Transformers, Justice League Brad Garrett is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He has appeared in numerous television and film roles. Garrett was initially successful as a stand-up comedian in the early 1980s. Taking ...more

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Grey DeLisle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from California
Grey DeLisle Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Fairly OddParents, Gravity Falls Erin Grey Van Oosbree, known professionally as Grey DeLisle and Grey Griffin, is an American voice actress and singer-songwriter. She has done voice acting for numerous animated films, ...more

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Corey Burton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from California
Corey Burton The Transformers, Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers, G.I. Joe Corey Burton is an American voice actor, perhaps best known as the current voice of Captain Hook for numerous Disney projects, Brainiac in the DC animated universe, several central characters ...more

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Edward James Olmos is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from California
Edward James Olmos Dexter, Battlestar Galactica, Miami Vice Edward James Olmos is an American actor and director. Among his most memorable roles are William Adama in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica, Lt. Martin Castillo in Miami Vice, teacher Jaime ...more

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Candi Milo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from California
Candi Milo Dexter's Laboratory, Tiny Toon Adventures, The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Candi Milo is an American voice actress and singer. She has voiced many different characters on animated series such as Tiny Toon Adventures, The Replacements, Foster's Home for Imaginary ...more

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Elizabeth Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from California
Elizabeth Montgomery Bewitched, Challenge of the Super Friends, The Tab Hunter Show Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery was an American film and television actress whose career spanned five decades. She is best remembered as the star of the TV series Bewitched. The daughter of Robert ...more

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Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from California
Jack Black Jack Black is a an actor, comedian and musician.

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Elizabeth Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from California
Elizabeth Mitchell Lost, Revolution, V Elizabeth Mitchell, is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Dr. Juliet Burke on the ABC TV series Lost, and also had lead roles on the TV series V and Revolution, and recurring ...more

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Christopher Gorham is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from California
Christopher Gorham Covert Affairs, Ugly Betty, Harper's Island Christopher David Gorham is an American actor who is known for the series, ABC hit Ugly Betty, Popular, Odyssey 5, Jake 2.0, Medical Investigation, Out of Practice, Harper's Island and Covert

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Cam Clarke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from California
Cam Clarke Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Tick, Robotech Cameron Arthur "Cam" Clarke is a prolific American voice actor and singer, known for his voice-work in animation and video games. He is best known for providing the voices of Leonardo ...more

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Grace Park is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from California
Grace Park Battlestar Galactica, Hawaii Five-0, Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction Grace Park is an American-born Canadian actress. She gained recognition as Sharon "Boomer" Valerii and Sharon "Athena" Agathon on Battlestar Galactica, as well as Shannon Ng ...more

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Autumn Reeser is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from California
Autumn Reeser The O.C., No Ordinary Family, Last Resort Autumn Alicia Reeser is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Taylor Townsend on the Fox series The O.C., and Lizzie Grant on HBO's Entourage.

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Brian Austin Green is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from California
Brian Austin Green Beverly Hills, 90210, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Brian Austin Green is an American actor and rapper best known for his portrayal of David Silver on the television series Beverly Hills, 90210. Green has also had series regular roles in ...more

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Alanna Ubach is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from California
Alanna Ubach The Spectacular Spider-Man, The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo, El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera Alanna Noel Ubach is an American actress. She is known for her roles in Legally Blonde as Serena and Meet the Fockers as Isabel Villalobos. She has provided voices for several characters in a ...more

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Cheech Marin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from California
Cheech Marin Married... with Children, Nash Bridges, Off the Map Cheech Marin is an comedian, actor and screenwriter.

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Elisabeth Moss is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from California
Elisabeth Moss Mad Men, Top of the Lake Elisabeth Singleton Moss is an American actor, known for her roles as Peggy Olson, secretary-turned-copywriter on the AMC series, Mad Men, which earned her five Emmy Awards nominations and one ...more

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Angelina Jolie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from California
Angelina Jolie Angelina Jolie Pitt is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. She has received an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards, and has been cited as ...more

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Adam Brody is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from California
Adam Brody The O.C., Funny or Die Presents, Good Vibes Adam Jared Brody is an American film and television actor and musician. He is best known for his role as Seth Cohen on The O.C. Brody has also co-starred in many film roles, including Mr. & ...more

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Blake Lively is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from California
Blake Lively Gossip Girl Blake Lively is an American actress, model and celebrity homemaker. She starred as Serena van der Woodsen in the CW drama Gossip Girl, and has co-starred in such films as The Sisterhood of the ...more

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Beau Bridges is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from California
Beau Bridges Stargate SG-1, Brothers & Sisters, The Millers Lloyd Vernet "Beau" Bridges III is an American actor and director. He is a three-time Emmy-, two-time Golden Globe- and one-time Grammy Award winner. He is also a two-time Screen ...more

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Emma Caulfield is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from California
Emma Caulfield Buffy the Vampire Slayer, General Hospital, Life Unexpected Emma Caulfield is an American actress best known for her role as Anya Jenkins on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, as well as Susan Keats, a love interest of Brandon Walsh's on the ...more

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Eddie Cibrian is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from California
Eddie Cibrian CSI: Miami, Invasion, The Young and the Restless Edward Carl "Eddie" Cibrian is an American actor. He is best known for his television role as Cole Deschanel on Sunset Beach, which gained popularity for the actor in the 1990s. He has ...more

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Constance Marie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from California
Constance Marie Switched at Birth, George Lopez, Union Square Constance Marie Lopez is an American actress. Known professionally as Constance Marie, she is known for her role as Angie Lopez on George Lopez and her role as Marcela Quintanilla in the 1997 ...more

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Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from California
Clint Eastwood Rawhide Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. is an American actor, film director, producer, musician, and politician. He rose to international fame with his role as the Man with No Name in Sergio ...more

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Alison Brie is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from California
Alison Brie Community, My Alibi, Hot Sluts Alison Brie Schermerhorn, known professionally as Alison Brie, is an American actress. She is known for portraying Annie Edison on the NBC / Yahoo sitcom Community and Trudy Campbell on the AMC ...more

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Erinn Hayes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from California
Erinn Hayes Guys with Kids, Childrens Hospital, Worst Week Erinn Hayes is an American actress from San Francisco, California, known for her role as Dr. Lola Spratt on the short-form Adult Swim comedy Childrens Hospital. She has played featured roles in ...more

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Matthew Morrison is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from California
Matthew Morrison Glee, The Oaks Matthew James "Matt" Morrison is an American actor, dancer, and singer-songwriter. He is known for starring in multiple Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, including his portrayal ...more

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Aisha Tyler is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from California
Aisha Tyler Archer, Ghost Whisperer, XIII: The Series Aisha Tyler is an American actress, comedian, author, writer, and music video director, known for her regular role as Andrea Marino in the first season of Ghost Whisperer, voicing Lana Kane in ...more

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Bill Fagerbakke is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from California
Bill Fagerbakke SpongeBob SquarePants, Gargoyles, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters William Mark "Bill" Fagerbakke is an American actor and voice actor. He is best known for his long-running roles as Patrick Star in the animated series SpongeBob SquarePants and ...more

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Ed Begley, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from California
Ed Begley, Jr. St. Elsewhere, Gary Unmarried, Kingdom Hospital Edward James "Ed" Begley, Jr. is an American actor and environmentalist. Begley has appeared in hundreds of films, television shows, and stage performances. He is best known for his ...more

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Cameron Diaz is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from California
Cameron Diaz Shrek the Halls, Spike Guys' Choice Awards, I Love the '70s Cameron Michelle Diaz is an American actress, producer and former fashion model. She rose to stardom in the 1990s with roles in The Mask, My Best Friend's Wedding and There's Something About ...more

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Aly Michalka is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from California
Aly Michalka Phil of the Future, Hellcats, Aly & AJ: Sister Act Alyson Renae "Aly" Michalka is an American actress and recording artist. Michalka gained fame for playing the role of Keely Teslow in the Disney Channel original series Phil of the ...more

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Dustin Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from California
Dustin Hoffman Curb Your Enthusiasm, Luck, The Defenders Dustin Lee Hoffman is an American actor with a career in film, television, and theatre since 1960. He has been known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and vulnerable characters. He ...more

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Ashley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from California
Ashley Johnson Teen Titans, Growing Pains, Recess Ashley Suzanne Johnson is an American actress, singer, and voice actress. She is known for her roles as Chrissy Seaver in the sitcom Growing Pains and for playing Mel Gibson's character's ...more

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Eion Bailey is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from California
Eion Bailey Once Upon a Time, Band of Brothers, Covert Affairs Eion Francis Hamilton Bailey is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for appearing in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers as Pvt. David Kenyon Webster and in the films Fight Club, Center ...more

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David Carradine is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from California
David Carradine Kung Fu, North and South, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues David Carradine was an American actor and martial artist, best known for his leading role as a warrior monk, Kwai Chang Caine, in the 1970s television series Kung Fu. He was a member of a ...more

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Ashley Benson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from California
Ashley Benson Pretty Little Liars, Eastwick Ashley Victoria Benson is an American actress and model, known for her role as Hanna Marin on the mystery-thriller television series Pretty Little Liars. She has also portrayed Abigail Deveraux ...more

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Fergie is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from California
Fergie Married... with Children, Mr. Belvedere, The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show Stacy Ann "Fergie" Ferguson is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, rapper, television host, and actress. She is the female vocalist for the hip hop group The Black Eyed ...more

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Gwyneth Paltrow is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from California
Gwyneth Paltrow Thomas Jefferson Gwyneth Kate Paltrow is an American actress, singer, and food writer. Paltrow gained early notice for her work in films such as the psychological thriller Seven, opposite Brad Pitt and the ...more

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Bryan Cranston is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from California
Bryan Cranston Breaking Bad, Malcolm in the Middle, From the Earth to the Moon Bryan Lee Cranston is an American actor, voice actor, screenwriter, director and producer. Cranston is best known for portraying Walter White in the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad, Hal in ...more

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Eric Dane is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from California
Eric Dane Grey's Anatomy, Charmed, Married... with Children Eric Dane is an American actor. After appearing in television roles throughout the 2000s, he became known for playing Dr. Mark "McSteamy" Sloan on the medical drama television series ...more

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Courtney Thorne-Smith is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from California
Courtney Thorne-Smith Two and a Half Men, Ally McBeal, Melrose Place Courtney Thorne-Smith is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Alison Parker on Melrose Place, Georgia Thomas on Ally McBeal, Cheryl in According to Jim, and her recurring role ...more

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Cher is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from California
Cher Cher is an American singer, songwriter, actress, model, fashion designer, television host, comedian, dancer, businesswoman, philanthropist, author, film producer, director, and record producer. ...more

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Danica McKellar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from California
Danica McKellar The Wonder Years, Young Justice, The Secret Life of the American Teenager Danica Mae McKellar is an American actress, author, mathematician, and education advocate. She is well known for her role as Kevin Arnold's on-again, off-again girlfriend Winnie Cooper in the ...more

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Candace Cameron-Bure is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from California
Candace Cameron-Bure Full House, Make It Or Break It Candace Helene Cameron Bure is an American actress, producer, and author. She is best known for the role of D. J. Tanner, the eldest daughter, on the television series Full House which she ...more

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Amanda Bynes is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from California
Amanda Bynes Rugrats, All That, The Amanda Show Amanda Laura Bynes is an American actress and fashion designer. After appearing in commercials and in plays, Bynes rose to prominence as a child star in the late 1990s and early 2000s on the ...more

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Brian Posehn is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from California
Brian Posehn Mr. Show with Bob and David, Mission Hill, The Sarah Silverman Program. Brian Edmund Posehn is an American actor, voice actor, musician, writer, and comedian, known for his roles as Jim Kuback on The WB's Mission Hill and Brian Spukowski on Comedy Central's The ...more

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Eric Winter is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from California
Eric Winter Witches of East End, Days of Our Lives, GCB Eric Barrett Winter is an American actor and former fashion model. He is known for his television roles as Rex Brady on the NBC daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives, as well as for recurring ...more