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TV Actors from Cleveland

Updated October 13, 2018 11.0k views173 items

List RulesOnly 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

    Halle Berry

    Extant, Living Dolls

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Halle Maria Berry (born Maria Halle Berry; August 14, 1966) is an American actress. Berry won... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Sherry Alberoni

    Sherry Alberoni

    Super Friends, Josie and the Pussycats

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Sharyn Eileen "Sherry" Alberoni (born December 4, 1946) is an American actress and voice... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Hal Holbrook

    Hal Holbrook

    The Event, North and South

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Harold Rowe Holbrook Jr. (born February 17, 1925) is an American actor, television director... more on Wikipedia

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    Burgess Meredith

    Burgess Meredith

    Search, Gloria

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Oliver Burgess Meredith (November 16, 1907 – September 9, 1997) was an American actor,... more on Wikipedia

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    Will Ryan

    Will Ryan

    Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Disney's House of Mouse

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    William Frank Ryan (born November 13, 1939) is an American voice actor, singer and musician.... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Drew Carey

    Drew Carey

    The Drew Carey Show, The Price Is Right

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Drew Allison Carey (born May 23, 1958) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, sports... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Henry Mancini
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    Miriam Flynn

    Miriam Flynn

    ChalkZone, The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Miriam Flynn (born June 18, 1952) is an American voice actress and character actress. She is... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Gene Reynolds
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  • 10
    Bumper Robinson

    Bumper Robinson

    Sabrina, the Teenage Witch

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Larry C. "Bumper" Robinson II (born June 19, 1974) is an American actor and voice actor. He is... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Quinton Flynn

    Quinton Flynn

    The Spectacular Spider-Man, Ultimate Spider-Man

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Quinton Joseph Flynn (born October 10, 1964) is an American voice actor, who is most notable... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Carol Kane

    Carol Kane

    Taxi, Beggars and Choosers

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Carolyn Laurie Kane (born June 18, 1952) is an American actress and comedian. She became known... more on Wikipedia

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    Jim Backus

    Jim Backus

    Gilligan's Island, Mr. Magoo

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 14
    Ruby Dee

    Ruby Dee

    The Stand, Little Bill

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ruby Dee (born Ruby Ann Wallace, October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014) was an American actress,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Alan Ruck

    Alan Ruck

    Spin City, Persons Unknown

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alan Douglas Ruck (born July 1, 1956) is an American actor. He played Cameron Frye, Ferris... more on Wikipedia

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    Joel Grey

    Joel Grey

    Paddington Bear, Twas the Night Before Christmas

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Joel Grey (born Joel David Katz; April 11, 1932) is an American actor, singer, dancer,... more on Wikipedia

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    Paul Eiding

    Ben 10, A Pup Named Scooby-Doo

    BirthplaceUSA, Cleveland, Ohio

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Paul Eiding (born March 28, 1957) is an American actor, voice actor, and voice instructor,... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Harlan Ellison

    Harlan Ellison

    Phantom 2040

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Bill Cobbs

    Bill Cobbs

    Go On, I'll Fly Away

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Wilbert Francisco "Bill" Cobbs (born June 16, 1934) is an American actor.
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    Jack Riley

    Jack Riley

    Rugrats, The Bob Newhart Show

    BirthplaceUSA, Cleveland, Ohio

    NationalityUnited States of America

    John Albert Riley Jr. (December 30, 1935 – August 19, 2016) was an American actor and... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Majel Barrett

    Majel Barrett

    Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: The Original Series

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 22
    George Buza

    George Buza

    X-Men, Star Wars: Ewoks

    BirthplaceUSA, Cleveland, Ohio

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

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  • 23
    Arsenio Hall

    Arsenio Hall

    The Real Ghostbusters, Martial Law

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Arsenio Hall (born February 12, 1956) is an American comedian, talk show host, actor, writer... more on Wikipedia

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    Andre Norton
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  • 25
    Elaine Joyce

    Elaine Joyce

    Match Game, The Dating Game

    BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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