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

List features TV actors like Iouri Podladtchikov and Vania Vilers.

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

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

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Kat Graham is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Kat Graham The Vampire Diaries Katerina Alexandre Hartford "Kat" Graham is a Swiss-born American actress, model, singer and dancer. She is known for her role of Bonnie Bennett on The CW supernatural drama The

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Alain Delon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Alain Delon Frank Riva, Fabio Montale Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon is a French actor and businessman, with French-Swiss dual citizenship since 1999. He rose quickly to stardom, and by the age of 23 was already being compared ...more

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Tina Turner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Tina Turner Anna Mae Bullock, known by her stage name Tina Turner, is a singer, dancer, actress, and author, whose career has spanned more than half a century, earning her widespread recognition and ...more

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Maximilian Schell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Maximilian Schell Wiseguy, Peter the Great, The Three Musketeers Maximilian Schell was an Austrian and Swiss film and stage actor, who also wrote, directed and produced some of his own films. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 1961 American film ...more

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Tyler Hoechlin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Tyler Hoechlin Teen Wolf, 7th Heaven Tyler Lee Hoechlin is an American actor who got his big break starring as Tom Hanks' son in the film Road to Perdition. For television he is known for playing the role of Martin Brewer on 7th ...more

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William Wyler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
William Wyler William Wyler was an American film director, producer and screenwriter. Notable works included Ben-Hur, The Best Years of Our Lives, and Mrs. Miniver, all of which won Wyler Academy Awards for ...more

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Mario Adorf is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Mario Adorf Marco Polo, Mino Mario Adorf is one of the most famous German film and stage actors who played leading roles in numerous films, among them the 1979 film The Tin Drum. Additionally, he is the author of several ...more

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Stephanie Morgenstern is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Stephanie Morgenstern Yin Yang Yo!, Blazing Dragons, Birdz Stephanie Grace Morgenstern is a Swiss-Canadian actress, filmmaker, and screenwriter for television and film. Born in Geneva, Switzerland and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Morgenstern began her ...more

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Isabel Lucas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Isabel Lucas Home and Away Isabel Lucas is an Australian actress and model. She is best known for her roles in Home and Away, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Daybreakers, The Pacific, Immortals, and Red Dawn. In ...more

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Roger Federer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Roger Federer Tennis player Roger Federer (IPA pronunciation: [ˈɹɑ.dʒər ˈfɛ.dər.ər]) (born August 8, 1981) is a Swiss tennis professional, currently ranked World No. 1. Many experts and many of his own tennis ...more

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Yul Brynner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Yul Brynner Anna and the King Yul Brynner was a Russian-born United States-based film and stage actor. He was best known for his portrayal of the King of Siam in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The King and I, for which ...more

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Kate Burton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Kate Burton Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, Ellis Island Katherine "Kate" Burton is a Swiss-born Welsh-American actress and the daughter of actor Richard Burton and Sybil Burton. On television, Burton received critical acclaim for ...more

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Otto Frank is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Otto Frank Otto Heinrich "Pim" Frank was a German-born businessman and the father of Anne Frank and Margot Frank. As the sole member of his family to survive the Holocaust, he inherited Anne's ...more

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Vincent Pérez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Vincent Pérez Paris enquêtes criminelles Vincent Pérez is a Swiss actor, director and photographer. He is best known internationally for playing the title character Ashe Corven in The Crow: City of Angels, and for starring in ...more

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Ursula Andress is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Ursula Andress Falcon Crest Ursula Andress is a Swiss actress and sex symbol. She is best known for her role as Bond girl Honey Ryder in the first James Bond film, Dr. No, for which she won a Golden Globe. She later ...more

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Sofia Milos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Sofia Milos CSI: Miami, Caroline in the City, Café Americain Sofia Milos is a Swiss-born Italian/Greek actress. She is best known for her role as Yelina Salas on CSI: Miami. She has also had a recurring role on The Sopranos as Camorra Boss Annalisa Zucca, ...more

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Emil Jannings is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Emil Jannings Emil Jannings was a Swiss-born German/Austrian actor. He was the first Oscar recipient and the only German actor ever honored with the Academy Award for Best Actor, at the 1929 ceremony. Best ...more

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Martina Hingis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Martina Hingis Martina Hingis is a Swiss professional tennis player who spent a total of 209 weeks as world no. 1. She won five Grand Slam singles titles. She also won nine Grand Slam women's doubles titles, ...more

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Bruno Ganz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Bruno Ganz Bruno Ganz is a Swiss actor, known for his roles as Damiel in Wings of Desire, as Adolf Hitler in Downfall and as Professor Rohl in The Reader.

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Yehudi Menuhin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Yehudi Menuhin Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin, OM, KBE was an American-born violinist and conductor who spent most of his performing career in the United Kingdom. He became a citizen of Switzerland in 1970, and ...more

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Robert Palmer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Robert Palmer Robert Allen Palmer was an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was known for his soulful distinctive voice, eclectic mix of musical styles on his albums, combining soul, jazz, rock, pop, ...more

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Maria Schell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Maria Schell The Martian Chronicles Maria Margarethe Anna Schell was an Austrian/Swiss actress, who won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival in 1956 for Gervaise.

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Michelle Hunziker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Michelle Hunziker La forza dell'amore, Love Bugs, I misteri di Cascina Vianello Michelle Yvonne Hunziker is a Swiss-Italian television hostess, actress, model and singer.

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Jan Schmid is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Jan Schmid Jan Andreas Schmid is a Norwegian nordic combined skier, of Swiss origin. He won two medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2009 in Liberec with a silver in the 10 km individual normal ...more

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Daniel Bernhardt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Daniel Bernhardt Mortal Kombat: Konquest Daniel Bernhardt is a Swiss actor, model and martial artist. Bernhardt made his acting debut in the leading role in Bloodsport II: The Next Kumite. He also appeared in two of its sequels and ...more

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Grégoire Aslan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Grégoire Aslan Grégoire Aslan was an ethnic Armenian actor and musician.

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Marthe Keller is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Marthe Keller Wagner, Arsène Lupin Marthe Keller is a Swiss actress and opera director. She studied ballet as a child, but stopped after a skiing accident at age 16. She changed to acting, and worked in Berlin at the Schiller ...more

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Howard Vernon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Howard Vernon Howard Vernon was a Swiss actor. Vernon was born Mario Lippert to a Swiss father and an American mother and was fluent in German, English, and French. Originally a stage and radio actor, he ...more

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Tariq Ramadan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Tariq Ramadan Tariq Ramadan is a Swiss academic, intellectual, philosopher and writer. He is the professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at Oxford University and also ...more

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Oliver Tobias is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Oliver Tobias Jesus of Nazareth, The Lost Islands, Arthur of the Britons Oliver Tobias is a Swiss-born UK-based film, stage, and television actor and director. Born Oliver Tobias Freitag in Zürich, Switzerland, he is the son of Austrian-Swiss actor Robert ...more

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Katharina Böhm is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Katharina Böhm Il commissario Montalbano, Heidi Katharina Böhm is an Austrian actress. She first appeared on camera in 1976, when she played a lead role in the Austrian television production of Heidi. She had difficulties finding more ...more

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Daniel Bonjour is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Daniel Bonjour Daniel Bonjour is an actor.

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Anatole Taubman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Anatole Taubman The Pillars of the Earth, P.O.W., Ihr Auftrag Anatole Taubman is a Swiss actor, who has appeared in many films, such as a henchman in the James Bond movie Quantum of Solace and as the monk Remigius in the TV miniseries The Pillars of the ...more

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Fränzi Mägert-Kohli is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Fränzi Mägert-Kohli Fraenzi Maegert-Kohli is a professional snowboarder.

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Thomas Lambert is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Thomas Lambert Thomas Lambert is a freestyle skier.

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Sandra Hess is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Sandra Hess Pensacola: Wings of Gold Sandra Hess is a Swiss actress. She is best known for her role as Sonya Blade in the film Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, and Lieutenant Alexandra 'Ice' Jensen in the television series Pensacola: ...more

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Sarah Meier is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Sarah Meier ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2006 Sarah Meier is a Swiss figure skater. She is the 2011 European champion, a two-time European silver medalist, the 2006 Grand Prix Final bronze medalist, and an eight-time Swiss national

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Philip Arditti is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Philip Arditti House of Saddam, Five Days Philip Arditti is a Geneva-born Italian/Jewish Sephardic theatre and television actor, famous for his role as Uday Hussein in the four episode House of Saddam television docudrama. He also ...more

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Jean-François Balmer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Jean-François Balmer Jean-François Balmer is a Swiss actor. He has worked extensively in French cinema, television and stage productions since the early 1970s.

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Sacha Pitoëff is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Sacha Pitoëff Sacha Pitoëff was a French film actor and theater director. Born in Geneva, Switzerland, Pitoëff played his first film role in 1952. Appearing in over 50 movies, he is probably best ...more

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Henri Szeps is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Henri Szeps Mother and Son, Daily at Dawn, City West Henri Szeps OAM is an Swiss Australian character actor best known for his role as Robert Beare in the ABC situation comedy series Mother and Son.

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Paul Hubschmid is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Paul Hubschmid Paul Hubschmid was a Swiss actor. He was most notable for his role as Henry Higgins in a production of My Fair Lady. In some of his Hollywood films he used the name Paul Christian. He appeared ...more

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Stefan Höhener is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Stefan Höhener Stefan Höhener is a Swiss luger who has competed since 1999. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he earned his best finish of 13th in the men's singles event at Salt Lake City in 2002. ...more

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Olivia Nobs is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Olivia Nobs Olivia Nobs is a Swiss snowboarder. Nobs captured the silver medal in snowboard cross at the FIS Snowboarding World Championships 2009 in South Korea. At the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, Nobs ...more

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Martina Kocher is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Martina Kocher Martina Kocher is a Swiss luger who has competed since 1999. Competing in two Winter Olympics, she earned her best finish of seventh in the women's singles event at Vancouver in 2010. Kocher's ...more

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Yuri Podladchikov is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Yuri Podladchikov Iouri Podladtchikov is a professional snowboarder.

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Renato Ulrich is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Renato Ulrich Renato Ulrich is a freestyle skier.

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Simon Schoch is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Simon Schoch Simon Schoch is a Swiss snowboarder. At the 2003 World Championships, Schoch won Silver in Parallel Giant Slalom and Bronze in Parallel Slalom. At the 2006 Winter Olympics, he faced his brother ...more

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Tanja Frieden is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Tanja Frieden Tanja Frieden is a Swiss snowboarder. She won a gold medal in the inaugural Snowboard Cross competition at the 2006 Winter Olympics. In the Snowboard Cross finals at the 2006 Winter Olympics, ...more

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Andreas Küttel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous TV Actors from Switzerland
Andreas Küttel Andreas Küttel is a Swiss former ski jumper.