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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.

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Peter Williams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Neon Rider, Enemy at the Door, Pathfinders in Space Peter Williams is a Jamaican-born actor currently residing in Canada. The majority of his work has been in television, including his role as the primary villain Apophis in the first four seasons ...more

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Parisa Fitz-Henley is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Parisa Fitz-Henley is an actress.

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Lyriq Bent is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Angela's Eyes, Sophie Lyriq Bent is a Canadian actor, best known for his role in the Saw films and the Canadian police drama Rookie Blue.

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Jepther McClymont is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Jepther McClymont OD better known as Luciano, is a Jamaican second-generation roots reggae artist.

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Shabba Ranks is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Shabba Ranks is a Jamaican dancehall musician. He was one of the most popular dancehall artists of his generation. He was also one of the first Jamaican deejays to gain worldwide acceptance, and ...more

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Mel Raido is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Empire State, He Kills Coppers Mel Raido is a Jamaican born English actor. Raido moved to London three years later. After taking elocution lessons, he started to become hooked by the acting bug at school and studied at the ...more

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Ken Boothe is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Ken Boothe OD is a Jamaican vocalist known for his distinctive vibrato and timbre. Boothe achieved an international reputation as one of Jamaica's finest vocalists through a series of crossover ...more

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Lady Saw is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Marion Hall, better known as Lady Saw, is a Jamaican reggae singer.

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Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Union Square, Hudson Street Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter is an actor.

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Shelly-Ann Fraser is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, OD is a Jamaican track and field sprinter. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Fraser-Pryce ascended to prominence in the 2008 Olympic Games when at 21 years old, the relatively ...more

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Busy Signal is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Glendale Goshia Gordon, better known by his stage name Busy Signal, is a Jamaican dancehall reggae artist.

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Kedar Brown is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
World of Quest Kedar Brown is an actor.

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Gyptian is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Windel Beneto Edwards, better known by his stage name Gyptian, is a Jamaican reggae singer. He often appears with roots reggae songs within the reggae subgenre dancehall.

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I Wayne is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
I Wayne, is a roots reggae singer. He is known for his hit singles "Living In Love" and "Can't Satisfy Her" from his debut album, Lava Ground.

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Bushwick Bill is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Richard Stephen Shaw, better known by the stage names Bushwick Bill and Dr. Wolfgang Von Bushwickin the Barbarian Mother-Funky Stay High Dollar Billstir, is a Jamaican-born American rapper. He ...more

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Gary Mason is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Gary Mason was a British boxer who was based in Chatham, Kent, England. He was born in Jamaica. Mason fought at the heavyweight level and became the British heavyweight champion in 1989. Mason ...more

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Leander De Cordova is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Leander de Cordova was a Jamaican actor and film director. He was the brother of Rudolph de Cordova.

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David Reivers is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
David Reivers is a Jamaican actor and the father of fellow actor Corbin Bleu. He is best known for co-starring as his real-life son's father in the Disney Channel Original Movie Jump In! and ...more

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Alrick Brown is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Alrick Brown is a film director, film producer, actor, film editor, teacher and screenwriter.

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Millie is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
PoweR Girls Millicent Dolly May Small CD, better known professionally as Millie Small and also known simply as Millie, is a Jamaican singer-songwriter, best known for her 1964 cover version of "My Boy ...more

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Levi Roots is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Caribbean Food Made Easy (US) Keith Valentine Graham Bilal Musa, better known as Levi Roots, is a British-Jamaican reggae musician, television personality, celebrity chef, businessman and multi-millionaire currently residing ...more

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Ini Kamoze is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Ini Kamoze, born Cecil Campbell on 9 October 1957, is a Jamaican reggae singer noted for his 1994 signature song "Here Comes the Hotstepper". Kamoze's single topped the U.S. Billboard ...more

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Charles Hyatt is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Charles Hyatt was a Jamaican actor, playwright, director, author and broadcaster.

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Oliver Samuels is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Chef! Oliver Samuels is a Jamaican comedian and actor. He is often described as the Jamaican "King of Comedy", performing both stand-up and comic theatre.

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Pinchers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous TV Actors from Jamaica
Delroy Thompson, better known by his stage name Pinchers, is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall artist. He released one album as a teenager in Jamaica for Blue Trac Records, before moving to the UK ...more