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

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

This list below has a variety of TV actors, like Halle Berry and Johnny Cash, in it.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Cleveland?" and "Who are the most famous Cleveland actors?"
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Halle Berry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Extant, Living Dolls, Alex Haley's Queen

Birthplace: USA, Cleveland, Ohio

Nationality: United States of America

Halle Maria Berry (born Maria Halle Berry; August 14, 1966) is an American actress. Berry won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the romantic drama film Monster's Ball ...more

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Sherry Alberoni is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Super Friends, Josie and the Pussycats, Family Affair

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Sharyn Eileen "Sherry" Alberoni (born December 4, 1946) is an American actress and voice artist. Alberoni got her start as a Mouseketeer on the weekday ABC television program The ...more
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Hal Holbrook is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
The Event, North and South, Evening Shade

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Harold Rowe Holbrook Jr. (born February 17, 1925) is an American actor, television director and writer. He first received critical acclaim in 1954 for a one-man stage show he developed, Mark ...more

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Burgess Meredith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Search, Gloria, Mr. Novak

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Oliver Burgess Meredith (November 16, 1907 – September 9, 1997) was an American actor, director, producer, and writer. Active for more than six decades, Meredith has been called "a ...more

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Will Ryan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Disney's House of Mouse, Dumbo's Circus

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Nationality: United States of America

William Frank Ryan (born November 13, 1939) is an American voice actor, singer and musician. He achieved his breakthrough as a voice actor throughout the 80s leading into the 90s when he ...more
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Drew Carey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
The Drew Carey Show, The Price Is Right, Power of 10

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Drew Allison Carey (born May 23, 1958) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, sports executive, and game show host. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps and making a name for himself in ...more

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Henry Mancini is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland

Birthplace: Little Italy, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Henry Nicola Mancini (born April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994) was an American composer, conductor, arranger, pianist and flutist who is best remembered for his many film and television scores. ...more

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Miriam Flynn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
ChalkZone, The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper, Malcolm & Eddie

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Miriam Flynn (born June 18, 1952) is an American voice actress and character actress. She is best known as Cousin Catherine in the National Lampoon's Vacation and Grandma Longneck in The Land ...more
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Gene Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Gene Reynolds (born Eugene Reynolds Blumenthal, April 4, 1923) is an American actor, television writer, director, and producer. He was one of the producers of the TV series M*A*S*H.
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Bumper Robinson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Rocket Power

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Larry C. "Bumper" Robinson II (born June 19, 1974) is an American actor and voice actor. He is known for his roles as Bumblebee and Blitzwing in Transformers: Animated, Falcon in ...more
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Quinton Flynn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
The Spectacular Spider-Man, Ultimate Spider-Man, My Life as a Teenage Robot

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Quinton Joseph Flynn (born October 10, 1964) is an American voice actor, who is most notable for providing the English voices of video game characters such as Raiden in the Metal Gear series, ...more
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Carol Kane is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Taxi, Beggars and Choosers, All is Forgiven

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Carolyn Laurie Kane (born June 18, 1952) is an American actress and comedian. She became known in the 1970s-80s in films such as Hester Street (for which she received an Oscar nomination), Annie ...more
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Jim Backus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Gilligan's Island, Mr. Magoo, The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo

Birthplace: USA, Cleveland, Ohio

Nationality: United States of America

James Gilmore Backus (February 25, 1913 – July 3, 1989) was an American radio, television, film, and voice actor. Among his most famous roles were the voice of nearsighted cartoon character Mr. ...more

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Ruby Dee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
The Stand, Little Bill, Roots: The Next Generations

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Ruby Dee (born Ruby Ann Wallace, October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014) was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist, and civil rights activist. She is perhaps best known for ...more

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Alan Ruck is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Spin City, Persons Unknown, The Edge

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Alan Douglas Ruck (born July 1, 1956) is an American actor. He played Cameron Frye, Ferris Bueller's hypochondriac best friend in John Hughes' Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), and Stuart Bondek, ...more

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Joel Grey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Paddington Bear, Twas the Night Before Christmas, The 100 Greatest Musicals

Birthplace: USA, Cleveland, Ohio

Nationality: United States of America

Joel Grey (born Joel David Katz; April 11, 1932) is an American actor, singer, dancer, director, and photographer. He is best known for portraying the Master of Ceremonies in the Kander & ...more

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Paul Eiding is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Ben 10, A Pup Named Scooby-Doo, Ben 10: Alien Force

Birthplace: USA, Cleveland, Ohio

Nationality: United States of America

Paul Eiding (born March 28, 1957) is an American actor, voice actor, and voice instructor, best known as the voice actor behind Perceptor in The Transformers, Colonel Roy Campbell in the Metal ...more
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Harlan Ellison is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Harlan Ellison Phantom 2040

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Harlan Jay Ellison (May 27, 1934 – June 28, 2018) was an American writer, known for his prolific and influential work in New Wave speculative fiction, and for his outspoken, combative ...more

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Bill Cobbs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Go On, I'll Fly Away, The Gregory Hines Show

Birthplace: USA, Cleveland, Ohio

Nationality: United States of America

Wilbert Francisco "Bill" Cobbs (born June 16, 1934) is an American actor.
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Jack Riley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Rugrats, The Bob Newhart Show, All Grown Up!

Birthplace: USA, Cleveland, Ohio

Nationality: United States of America

John Albert Riley Jr. (December 30, 1935 – August 19, 2016) was an American actor and comedian. He was known for playing Elliot Carlin on The Bob Newhart Show and for voicing Stu Pickles in the ...more
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Majel Barrett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: The Original Series, Star Trek: Voyager

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Majel Barrett-Roddenberry (; born Majel Leigh Hudec; February 23, 1932 – December 18, 2008) was an American actress and producer. She was best known for her roles as Nurse Christine Chapel in ...more
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George Buza is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
X-Men, Star Wars: Ewoks, The Red Green Show

Birthplace: USA, Cleveland, Ohio

Nationality: Canada, United States of America

George Buza (born January 7, 1949) is an American-born Canadian actor who is best known for voicing Beast in the X-Men Animated Series.
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Arsenio Hall is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
The Real Ghostbusters, Martial Law, Arsenio

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Arsenio Hall (born February 12, 1956) is an American comedian, talk show host, actor, writer and producer. He is best known for hosting The Arsenio Hall Show, a late-night talk show that ran ...more

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Andre Norton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Andre Alice Norton (born Alice Mary Norton, February 17, 1912 – March 17, 2005) was an American writer of science fiction and fantasy, who also wrote works of historical fiction and contemporary ...more
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Elaine Joyce is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Match Game, The Dating Game, I've Got a Secret

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Nationality: United States of America

Elaine Joyce (born Elaine Joyce Pinchot; December 19, 1945) is an American actress.