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TV Actors from Fort Worth

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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Fort Worth.

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Fort Worth, with photos when available. These renowned Fort Worth actors and actresses are listed by popularity, so the names at the top of the list will be the most recognizable. A few of these actors may not have technically been born in Fort Worth, but everyone on this list grew up in Fort Worth and considers it to be their home. This list includes Fort Worth TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Fort Worth then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Fort Worth. Various bits of information are available for these Fort Worth celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

List is made up of a variety of TV actors, including Leighton Meester and Kelly Clarkson.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Fort Worth?" and "Who are the most famous Fort Worth actors?"
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Leighton Meester is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Gossip Girl, Surface, Tarzan
Leighton Marissa Meester (born April 9, 1986) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and model. She is best known for her starring role as the devious socialite Blair Waldorf on teen drama ...more

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Norman Alden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Super Friends, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
Norman Alden (born Norman Adelberg, September 13, 1924 – July 27, 2012) was an American character actor who performed in television programs and motion pictures. He first appeared on television ...more
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Bill Paxton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Big Love, Hatfields & McCoys, Fresno
William Paxton (May 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017) was an American actor and director. He appeared in films such as The Terminator (1984), Commando (1985), Weird Science (1985), Aliens (1986), ...more

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Larry Hagman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Dallas, I Dream of Jeannie, Dallas
Larry Martin Hagman (September 21, 1931 – November 23, 2012) was an American film and television actor, director and producer best known for playing ruthless oil baron J.R. Ewing in the 1970s ...more

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Kelly Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
The Crazy Ones, Duets, Damage Control
Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, author, and television personality. She rose to fame in 2002 after winning the first season of American ...more

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Wallace Langham is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Larry Sanders Show, Mission Hill
James Wallace Langham II (born March 11, 1965) is an American actor. He played the role of David Hodges in the American crime drama television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
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Harriet Sansom Harris is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
The Lost Room, Another World, The Beast
Harriet Sansom Harris (born January 8, 1955), often credited as Harriet Harris, is an American actress best known for her portrayals of Bebe Glazer on Frasier and Felicia Tilman on Desperate ...more
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Rod Roddy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Soap, The Price Is Right, Disney's House of Mouse
Robert Ray "Rod" Roddy (September 28, 1937 – October 27, 2003) was an American radio and television announcer. He was primarily known for his role as an offstage announcer on game ...more
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Gayle Hunnicutt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
The Martian Chronicles, A Woman of Substance, The Golden Bowl
Gayle Hunnicutt, Lady Jenkins, (born February 6, 1943), is an American film, television and stage actress, She has made more than 30 film appearances.
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Roger Miller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey, That Gold Old Nashville Music
Roger Dean Miller (January 2, 1936 – October 25, 1992) was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor, widely known for his honky-tonk-influenced novelty songs and his chart-topping ...more

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Fess Parker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett, Climb an Angry Mountain
Fess Elisha Parker, Jr. (born F.E. Parker; August 16, 1924 – March 18, 2010), was an American film and television actor best known for his portrayals of Davy Crockett in the Walt Disney ...more

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Kirk Franklin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Sunday Best, One Day
Kirk Dewayne Franklin (born January 26, 1970) is an American gospel musician, songwriter, choir director, and author. He is known for leading urban contemporary gospel choirs such as The Family, ...more

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Dennis Moore is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Newlyweds, The New Adventures of Spin and Marty
Dennis Moore (January 26, 1908 in Fort Worth, Texas – March 1, 1964 in San Bernardino, California) was an actor who specialized in western films and film serials.
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Richard Gilliland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Designing Women, McMillan & Wife, Heartland (1989)
Richard Gilliland (born January 23, 1950) is an American television and movie actor.
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Hunter Tylo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
The Bold and the Beautiful
Hunter Tylo (born Deborah Jo Hunter, July 3, 1962) is an American actress, author and former model. She is best known for her role as Taylor Hayes (1990–2002, 2004, 2005–13, 2014, 2018–) on The ...more

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Betty Buckley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Eight Is Enough
Betty Lynn Buckley (born July 3, 1947) is an American actress and singer. She won the 1983 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Grizabella in the original Broadway ...more

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Kate Capshaw is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
The Edge of Night, Black Tie Affair
Kathleen Capshaw Spielberg (née Nail) (born November 3, 1953) is an American retired actress, best known for her portrayal of Willie Scott, an American nightclub singer and performer in ...more

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George Eads is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Savannah, Grapevine
George Eads III (born March 1, 1967), is an American actor, known for his role as Nick Stokes on the CBS police drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. On November 25, 2014, it was announced that ...more

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Martha Hyer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Martha Hyer (August 10, 1924 – May 31, 2014) was an American actress. She is best remembered for her role as Gwen French in Some Came Running (1958), for which she was nominated for the Academy ...more
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Tamela Mann is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Meet the Browns
Tamela Jean Mann (née, Johnson; born June 9, 1966) is an American gospel singer, and actress. Mann began her career as a singer with the gospel group Kirk Franklin and the Family. She was ...more
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Van Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
The Green Hornet, Haunted Lives: True Ghost Stories, The Tycoon
Van Zandt Jarvis Williams (February 27, 1934 – November 28, 2016) was an actor best known for his leading role as Kenny Madison in both Warner Bros. television detective series Bourbon Street ...more
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Keith Alcorn is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Keith Alcorn is a film and television director, film television producer, screenwriter, film score composer and voice actor.
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Townes Van Zandt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
John Townes Van Zandt (March 7, 1944 – January 1, 1997), better known as Townes Van Zandt, was an American singer-songwriter. He wrote numerous songs, such as "Pancho and Lefty", ...more
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Julio Cedillo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Wishbone
Julio César Cedillo is a Mexican-American actor, best known for the title role in the 2005 film The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada.
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David Mann is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Meet the Browns
David Anthony Mann Sr. (born August 7, 1966) is an American stage actor, gospel singer, and stand up-comedian who has starred in many Tyler Perry plays, including I Can Do Bad All By Myself, ...more