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List of famous TV actors from Jamaica, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. Jamaica 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 Jamaican TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Jamaica this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Jamaica then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List features TV actors like Beenie Man, Frank Silvera and more!

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

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of Jamaica in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Jamaican actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.
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Philip Akin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Highlander: The Series, Swamp Thing, Caitlin's Way
Philip Akin is a Canadian actor who has been active for over thirty years in stage, film, and television. He has had featured roles in major American films such as The Sum of All Fears, ...more

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Roger Cross is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
24, Continuum, First Wave
Roger Cross is a Jamaican-born Canadian actor who has made numerous appearances in several movies and TV series, mostly on productions shot in Canada. He is best known for his work in America on ...more

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Sean Paul is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques, known by his stage name Sean Paul, is a Jamaican dancehall rapper, musician, singer, producer and actor.

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Bob Marley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley OM was a Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim. Starting out in 1963 with the group the ...more

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Sheryl Lee Ralph is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Designing Women, Moesha, It's a Living
Sheryl Lee Ralph is an American actress, singer, and activist. She is best known for her role as Deidra "Dee" Mitchell on the UPN comedy Moesha. Ralph created the role of Deena Jones ...more

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Madge Sinclair is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Trapper John, M.D., Midnight Caller
Madge Dorita Walters-Sinclair was a Jamaican American actress. She is best known for her roles in Cornbread, Earl and Me, Coming to America, Trapper John, M.D., and the ABC TV miniseries Roots. ...more

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Mona Hammond is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
EastEnders, Juliet Bravo, Desmond's
Mona Hammond OBE is a Chinese Jamaican actress and co-founder of the Talawa Theatre Company. Born in Jamaica, Hammond emigrated to the United Kingdom in 1959, where she has remained ever since. ...more

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Damian Marley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Damian Robert Nesta "Jr. Gong" Marley, is a Jamaican reggae artist. Damian is the youngest son of reggae legend Bob Marley. Damian was only 2 years old when his father, Bob Marley, ...more

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Shaggy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special, I Love the New Millennium
Orville Richard Burrell CD, best known by his stage name Shaggy, is a Jamaican-born American reggae fusion singer and deejay. He is best known for his hit singles "Boombastic", ...more

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Yellowman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Yellowman is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall deejay, widely known as King Yellowman. He was popular in Jamaica in the 1980s, coming to prominence with a series of singles that established his ...more

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Richard Chevolleau is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Earth: Final Conflict, Matt Waters, Boogies Diner
Richard Chevolleau is a Jamaican-Canadian actor.

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Bounty Killer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Bounty Killer is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall deejay. He is the founder of a dancehall collective known as The Alliance with deejay Mavado.

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Jimmy Cliff is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Jimmy Cliff, OM is a Jamaican ska & reggae musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer and actor. He is the only living musician to hold the Order of Merit, the highest honour that can be ...more

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Beenie Man is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Anthony Moses Davis, better known by his stage name Beenie Man, is a Grammy award-winning Jamaican reggae artist. He is referred to as the world's "King of Dancehall".

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Ziggy Marley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
David Nesta "Ziggy" Marley is a Jamaican musician and leader of the band, Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers. He is the oldest son of Rita Marley and Bob Marley.

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Yanna McIntosh is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
The Line, This Is Wonderland
Yanna McIntosh, sometimes credited as Yanna MacIntosh, is a Jamaican-born Canadian television, movie and theatrical actress.

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Sizzla is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Sizzla Kalonji, or simply Sizzla is a reggae musician. He is one of the most commercially and critically successful contemporary reggae artists and is noted for his high number of releases. As ...more

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Frank Silvera is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
The High Chaparral
Frank Alvin Silvera was a Jamaican-born American character actor and theatrical director. Silvera was known as "the man with a thousand faces" because of his ability to play a wide ...more

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Evan Parke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Evan Dexter O'Neal Parke is a Jamaican-born American actor perhaps best known for his role as Hayes in King Kong. Originally from Kingston, Jamaica, he was raised in Brooklyn, New York, and then ...more

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Sandy Denton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
The Surreal Life, The Surreal Life: Fame Games, The Salt-N-Pepa Show
Sandra Denton better known by her stage name "Pepa" is a Jamaican-born American hip hop artist and actress, best known for her work as a member of the female rap trio Salt-n-Pepa.

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Usain Bolt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, CD, is a Jamaican sprinter. Widely regarded as the fastest person ever, he is the first man to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic ...more

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Buju Banton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Buju Banton is a Jamaican dancehall, ragga, and reggae musician. Banton has recorded pop and dance songs, as well as songs dealing with sociopolitical topics. He released early dancehall singles ...more

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Vybz Kartel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Vybz Kartel is a music artist.

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Peter Tosh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Peter Tosh, OM was a Jamaican reggae musician. Along with Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer he was one of the core members of the band The Wailers, after which he established himself as a successful ...more

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Elephant Man is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
O'Neil Bryan, better known by his stage name Elephant Man, is a Jamaican dancehall musician.