TV Actors from Cleveland

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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?"
Halle Berry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Extant, Living Dolls, Alex Haley's Queen
Halle Maria Berry is an American actress and former fashion model. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 2002 for her performance in the romantic drama Monster's Ball, becoming the first ...more
Sherry Alberoni is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Super Friends, Josie and the Pussycats, Family Affair
Sherry Alberoni is an American actress and voice artist. Alberoni got her start as a Mouseketeer on the weekday ABC television program The Mickey Mouse Club. As an adult, she became a voice ...more
Hal Holbrook is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
The Event, North and South, Evening Shade
Harold Rowe "Hal" Holbrook, Jr. is an American film and stage actor. Holbrook initially gained notoriety for a one-man stage show he developed while in college in 1954, performing as ...more
Burgess Meredith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Search, Gloria, Mr. Novak
Oliver Burgess Meredith, known professionally as Burgess Meredith, was an American actor and director in theater, film, and television. Active for more than six decades, Meredith has been called ...more
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
Will Ryan is an American voice actor, singer and comedian.
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
Drew Allison Carey is an American actor, comedian, sports executive, and game show host. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps and making a name for himself in stand-up comedy, Carey eventually ...more
Henry Mancini is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Enrico Nicola "Henry" Mancini was an American composer, conductor and arranger, who is best remembered for his film and television scores. Often cited as one of the greatest composers ...more
Miriam Flynn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
ChalkZone, The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper, Malcolm & Eddie
Miriam Flynn is an American voice actress and character actress. She is best known as Cousin Catherine in the National Lampoon's Vacation franchise. She has acted in other films and in several ...more
Gene Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Gene Reynolds is a former American actor turned award-winning television writer, director, and producer. He was one of the producers of the popular TV series M*A*S*H.
Bumper Robinson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Rocket Power
Bumper Robinson is an African-American actor and voice artist. Robinson got his nickname because he repeatedly bumped into things while running through his home as a young child.
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
Quinton Joseph Flynn is an American voice actor, actor and writer. He is most notable for providing the English voices of video game characters such as Raiden in the Metal Gear series, Croix in ...more
Carol Kane is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Taxi, Beggars and Choosers, All is Forgiven
Carolyn Laurie "Carol" Kane is an American stage, screen and television actress. She became known in the 1970s in films such as Hester Street and Annie Hall. She appeared on the ...more
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
James Gilmore "Jim" Backus was an American radio, television, film, and voice actor. Among his most famous roles are the voice of nearsighted cartoon character Mr. Magoo, the rich ...more
Ruby Dee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
The Stand, Little Bill, Roots: The Next Generations
Ruby Dee was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and activist. She is perhaps best known for co-starring in the films A Raisin in the Sun, and Do the Right Thing. She ...more
Alan Ruck is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Spin City, Persons Unknown, The Edge
Alan Douglas Ruck is an American film, stage and television actor, perhaps best known for his roles as Cameron Frye in Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Stuart Bondek on Spin City.
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
Joel Grey is an American actor, singer, dancer, and photographer. He is best known for portraying the Master of Ceremonies in both the stage and film versions of the Kander & Ebb musical ...more
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
Paul Eiding is an American voice actor, voice instructor, and actor, perhaps best known as the voice actor behind Perceptor in the original Transformers cartoon, Roy Campbell in the Metal Gear ...more
Harlan Ellison is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Phantom 2040
Harlan Jay Ellison is an American writer. His principal genre is speculative fiction. His published works include over 1,700 short stories, novellas, screenplays, comic book scripts, teleplays, ...more
Bill Cobbs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Go On, I'll Fly Away, The Gregory Hines Show
Wilbert "Bill" Cobbs is an American film and television actor. He has appeared in over 160 television programs and movies.
Jack Riley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Rugrats, The Bob Newhart Show, All Grown Up!
John A. "Jack" Riley Jr. is an American comedic character actor probably most recognizable as "Elliot Carlin" from the 1970s TV sitcom The Bob Newhart Show, and as the voice ...more
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
Majel Barrett-Roddenberry was an American actress and producer. She is best known for her role as Nurse Christine Chapel in the original Star Trek series, Lwaxana Troi on Star Trek: The Next ...more
George Buza is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
X-Men, Star Wars: Ewoks, The Red Green Show
George Buza is an American-born Canadian actor who is best known for voicing Beast in the X-Men Animated Series.
Arsenio Hall is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
The Real Ghostbusters, Martial Law, Arsenio
Arsenio Cheron Hall, Sr. is an American comedian and talk show host. He is best known for hosting The Arsenio Hall Show, a late-night talk show that ran from 1989 until 1994, and a revival of ...more
Andre Norton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Andre Alice Norton was an American writer of science fiction and fantasy with some works of historical fiction and contemporary fiction. She wrote primarily under the pen name Andre Norton, but ...more
Elaine Joyce is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Cleveland
Match Game, The Dating Game, I've Got a Secret
Elaine Joyce is an American actress.