Famous TV Actors from Jamaica

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
    Highlander: The Series, Swamp Thing, Caitlin's Way
    • Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
    • Nationality: Canada, Jamaica
    Philip Akin (born April 18, 1950) is a Canadian actor.Akin has had roles in major American films such as The Sum of All Fears, S.W.A.T., and Get Rich or Die Tryin'. He has also done much voice work, ...more
  • Roger Cross
    24, Continuum, First Wave
    • Birthplace: Christiana, Jamaica
    • Nationality: Germany,Canada
    Roger Cross (born October 19, 1969) is a Jamaican-born Canadian actor who has made numerous appearances in several films and television series, mostly on productions shot in Canada. He is known for ...more
  • Sean Paul Francis Henriques (born 9 January 1973) is a Jamaican rapper, singer and record producer. His singles "Get Busy" and "Temperature" topped the charts in the United States, and most of his ...more
  • Robert Nesta Marley, (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer and songwriter. Considered one of the pioneers of reggae, his musical career was marked by blending elements of reggae, ...more
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph
    Designing Women, Moesha, It's a Living
    • Birthplace: Waterbury, Connecticut, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America, Jamaica
    Sheryl Lee Ralph (born December 30, 1956) is an American actress, singer, author, and activist. She made her screen debut in the 1977 comedy film A Piece of the Action, before landing her ...more
  • Madge Sinclair
    Trapper John, M.D., Midnight Caller
    • Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
    • Nationality: United States of America, Jamaica
    Madge Dorita Sinclair (née Walters; April 28, 1938 – December 20, 1995) was a Jamaican actress, best known for her roles in Cornbread, Earl and Me (1975), Coming to America (1988), Trapper John, M.D. ...more