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List of famous TV actors from Hungary, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. Hungary has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented Hungarian TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Hungary this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Hungary then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

A factual list, featuring TV actors like Ilona Staller and Eugene Ormandy.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Hungarian TV actors?" and "Which television actors are from Hungary?"

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of Hungary in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Hungarian actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.

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Zsa Zsa Gábor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
The Life of Riley, Supertrain, General Electric Theater
Zsa Zsa Gabor is a Hungarian-born American actress and socialite. Gabor began her stage career in Vienna and was crowned Miss Hungary in 1936. She emigrated to the United States in 1941 and ...more

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Adolph Zukor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Adolph Zukor was an American film mogul and founder of Paramount Pictures.

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Jamie Lee Curtis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Island of Misfit Toys, The Heidi Chronicles, Anything but Love
Jamie Lee Curtis, Lady Haden-Guest is an American actress and author. She made her film debut in 1978 by starring as Laurie Strode in John Carpenter's Halloween. A big hit, the film established ...more

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Hanna Hertelendy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Hanna Hertelendy, aka Hanna Landy, was an Hungarian-American film and television actress. She was born as Ilona Zimka near Budapest. She married Istvan Hertelendy in 1940. She became a ...more

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Bela Lugosi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó, better known as Bela Lugosi, was a Hungarian-American actor, famous for portraying Count Dracula in the original 1931 film and for his roles in various ...more

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Goldie Hawn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, Good Morning World
Goldie Jeanne Hawn is an American actress, film director, producer, and occasional singer. Hawn is known for her roles in television's Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In and films such as The ...more

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George Baker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
I, Claudius, The Ruth Rendell Mysteries
George Baker, MBE was an English actor and writer. He was best known for portraying Tiberius in I, Claudius, and Inspector Wexford in The Ruth Rendell Mysteries.

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Peter Lorre is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Casino Royale
Peter Lorre was a Hungarian actor. Born László Loewenstein in Austria-Hungary he began his stage career in Vienna, then moved to Germany and had his breakthrough, first on the ...more

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Frank Darabont is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Frank Darabont is a Hungarian-American film director, screenwriter and producer who has been nominated for three Academy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. In his early career he was primarily a ...more

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Georg Solti is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Sir Georg Solti, KBE was an orchestral and operatic conductor, best known for his appearances with opera companies in Munich, Frankfurt and London, and as a long-serving music director of the ...more

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Marton Csokas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Marton Paul Csokas born 30 June 1966, is a New Zealand film and television actor.

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Catherine Schell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Space: 1999, The Adventurer, Mog
Catherine Schell is a Hungarian-born actress best known for her work in British television, in particular her portrayal of Maya in the science-fiction series Space: 1999. Schell came to ...more

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Eva Gabor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Green Acres, Bridges to Cross, The Big Party
Eva Gabor was a Hungarian-born American socialite and actress. She was widely known for her role on the 1965 to 1971 television sitcom Green Acres as Lisa Douglas, the wife of Eddie Albert's ...more

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Paul Lukas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Sure As Fate
Paul Lukas was an actor.

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Steven Geray is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Steven Geray, born Istvan Gyergyay was a film actor who appeared in over 100 films and dozens of television programs. Geray appeared in Spellbound, Gilda, In a Lonely Place, All About Eve, Call ...more

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Rita Faltoyano is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Jenna's American Sex Star
Rita Faltoyano is a retired Hungarian pornographic actress. Her first movie was with Pierre Woodman in No Sun, No Fun; her first scene she performed was with three men where she did her first ...more

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Ilona Staller is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
The Farm, Xica da Silva
Ilona Staller, widely known by her stage name, Cicciolina, is a Hungarian-born Italian star, politician, and singer.

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Vilmos Zsigmond is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Vilmos Zsigmond, A.S.C. is a Hungarian-American cinematographer. In 2003, a survey conducted by the International Cinematographers Guild placed Zsigmond among the ten most influential ...more

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Ava Cadell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
The X Show, The Sex Files
Dr. Ava Cadell is a former actress and currently a therapist and speaker on issues of sexuality.

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Kati Marton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Kati Marton is a Hungarian-American author and journalist. Her career has included reporting for ABC News as a foreign correspondent and National Public Radio, where she started as a production ...more

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Marika Rökk is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Marika Rökk was an Egyptian-born singer, dancer and actress of Hungarian descent, who became famous in German films, notably in the Nazi era.

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Sandor Elès is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Crossroads, Down to Earth, Vienna 1900
Sandor Elès was a Hungarian-born British actor. Born in Budapest, Elès was orphaned during World War II, and emigrated to England during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 against ...more

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Victor Varconi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Victor Varconi was a highly successful silent film star in Hungary. Born Mihály Várkonyi in Kisvárda, Austria-Hungary, he was the first Hungarian actor to make a film in the ...more

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Eugene Ormandy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Eugene Ormandy was a Hungarian-born conductor and violinist who became internationally famous as the music director and conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra. The maestro's 44-year-long ...more

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Fritz Reiner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hungary
Concert Tonight, Chicago Symphony
Frederick Martin "Fritz" Reiner was a prominent conductor of opera and symphonic music in the twentieth century. Hungarian born and trained, he emigrated to the United States in 1922, ...more