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Famous TV Actors from Jamaica

Updated June 14, 2019 10.4k views55 items

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.
  • Philip Akin1

    Philip Akin

    Highlander: The Series, Swamp Thing

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    NationalityCanada, Jamaica

    Philip Akin (born April 18, 1950) is a Canadian actor.Akin has had roles in major American...  more
  • Roger Cross2

    Roger Cross

    24, Continuum

    BirthplaceChristiana, Jamaica


    Roger Cross (born October 19, 1969) is a Jamaican-born Canadian actor who has made numerous...  more
  • Sean Paul3
    Sean Paul Francis Henriques (born 9 January 1973) is a Jamaican rapper, singer and record...  more

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  • Bob Marley4
    Robert Nesta Marley, (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer and songwriter....  more

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  • Sheryl Lee Ralph5

    Sheryl Lee Ralph

    Designing Women, Moesha

    BirthplaceWaterbury, Connecticut, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America, Jamaica

    Sheryl Lee Ralph (born December 30, 1956) is an American actress, singer, author, and...  more
  • Madge Sinclair6

    Madge Sinclair

    Trapper John, M.D.

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    NationalityUnited States of America, Jamaica

    Madge Dorita Sinclair (née Walters; April 28, 1938 – December 20, 1995) was a Jamaican...  more
  • Mona Hammond7

    Mona Hammond

    EastEnders, Juliet Bravo

    BirthplaceClarendon Parish, Jamaica

    NationalityChina, United Kingdom, Jamaica

    Mona Hammond, OBE (born Mavis Chin; April 1934), is a Jamaican-born actress of Chinese descent...  more
  • Damian Marley8
    Damian Robert Nesta "Jr. Gong" Marley (born 21 July 1978) is a Jamaican reggae recording...  more

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  • Shaggy9


    Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special, I Love the New Millennium

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    NationalityUnited States of America, Jamaica

    Orville Richard Burrell CD (born October 22, 1968), better known by his stage name Shaggy, is...  more
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  • Yellowman10
    Winston Foster (born 1956), better known by the stage name Yellowman, is a Jamaican reggae...  more

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  • Richard Chevolleau11

    Richard Chevolleau

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    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    NationalityCanada, Jamaica

    Richard Chevolleau (born October 1966) is a Jamaican-Canadian actor....  more
  • Bounty Killer12
    Rodney Basil Price (born 12 June 1972), known as Bounty Killer, is a Jamaican reggae and...  more
  • Jimmy Cliff13
    James Chambers, OM (born 1 April 1948), known professionally as Jimmy Cliff, is a Jamaican ska...  more

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  • Beenie Man14
    Moses Anthony Davis (born 22 August 1973), better known by his stage name Beenie Man, is a...  more

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  • Ziggy Marley15

    Ziggy Marley

    David Nesta "Ziggy" Marley (born 17 October 1968) is a Jamaican musician and leader of the...  more


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    Yanna McIntosh

    The Line, This Is Wonderland


    NationalityCanada, Jamaica

    Yanna McIntosh (born 1970), sometimes credited as Yanna MacIntosh, is a Jamaican-born Canadian...  more
  • Sizzla17
    Miguel Orlando Collins (born 17 April 1976), known by his stage name Sizzla Kalonji or Sizzla,...  more
  • Frank Silvera18

    Frank Silvera

    The High Chaparral

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    NationalityUnited States of America, Jamaica

    Frank Alvin Silvera (July 24, 1914 – June 11, 1970) was a Jamaican-born American character...  more
  • Evan Parke19
    Evan Dexter O'Neal Parke (born 2 January 1968) is a Jamaican-born American actor perhaps best...  more
  • Sandy Denton20

    Sandy Denton

    The Surreal Life, The Surreal Life: Fame Games

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    NationalityUnited States of America, Jamaica

    Sandra Jacqueline Denton (born November 9, 1964 or 1969) (sources differ), better known by her...  more
  • Usain Bolt21
    Usain St Leo Bolt (; born 21 August 1986) is a retired Jamaican sprinter. He is a world...  more

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  • Buju Banton22
    Buju Banton (born Mark Anthony Myrie; 15 July 1973) is a Jamaican dancehall and reggae...  more

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  • Vybz Kartel23
    Adidja Azim Palmer (born 7 January 1976) better known as Vybz Kartel, is a Jamaican reggae...  more
  • Peter Tosh24
    Peter Tosh, OM (born Winston Hubert McIntosh; 19 October  1944 – 11 September 1987) was a...  more

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  • Elephant Man25
    Oneal Bryan, better known by his stage name Elephant Man is a Jamaican dancehall musician and...  more

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