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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 is an American actress and singer. Meester starred as Blair Waldorf on The CW's teen drama series Gossip Girl. She has also appeared in the 2010 country drama film ...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 was an American character actor who performed in television programs and motion pictures. He first appeared on television on The 20th Century Fox Hour in 1957. He provided the voice ...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 "Bill" Paxton is an American actor and film director. He gained popularity after starring in a number of films, including Apollo 13, Weird Science, Twister, Aliens, True Lies, ...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 was an American film and television actor best known for playing ruthless oil baron J. R. Ewing in the 1980s prime time television soap opera Dallas, and befuddled astronaut ...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 is an American singer and songwriter. In 2002, she rose to fame after winning the first season of American Idol, and has since been established as "The Original ...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 is an American actor. He currently plays 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, often credited as Harriet Harris, is an American actress best known for her portrayals of Bebe Glazer on Frasier and Felicia Tilman on Desperate Housewives. She won a Tony ...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 was an American radio and television announcer. He was primarily known for his role as an offstage announcer on game shows. Among the shows that he announced are ...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, Lady Jenkins, known by her birth name Gayle Hunnicutt, is an American film, television and stage actress who worked in both the United States and the United Kingdom. She made more than 30 ...more
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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, Sr. was an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor, best known for his honky-tonk-influenced novelty songs. His most recognized tunes included the 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. was an American film and television actor best known for his portrayals of Davy Crockett in the Walt Disney 1955–1956 TV mini-series and as Daniel Boone in a television ...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 Dwayne Franklin is an American gospel musician, choir director, and author. He is known for leading urban contemporary gospel choirs such as The Family, God's Property and One Nation Crew, ...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 was an actor who specialized in western films and film serials. He began appearing in short subjects and low-budget feature films in the 1930s under the name "Denny ...more
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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 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 is an American actress, author and former model. She is best known for her role as Dr. Taylor Hayes on The Bold and the Beautiful.
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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 is an American stage, film and television actress and singer. She is a Tony Award winner and a 2012 American Theater Hall of Fame inductee. Buckley made her Broadway debut in ...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
Kate Capshaw is an American actress, best known for her portrayal of Willie Scott in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. During production of the film, she met director Steven Spielberg, whom ...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 Coleman Eads III, is an American actor, best known for his role as Nick Stokes on the CBS police drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. On November 25, 2014, it was announced that Eads ...more
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Jesse Jane is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Night Calls, Naughty Amateur Home Videos
Jesse Jane is the stage name of an American movie actress and model. She is the recipient of numerous awards and nominations over her career in the industry including induction into the AVN and ...more
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Martha Hyer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Martha Hyer was an American actress. She is best remembered for her role as Gwen French in Some Came Running, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her ...more
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Tamela Mann is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
Meet the Browns
Tamela J. Mann is an American gospel singer, songwriter, and actress, known for her role as Cora and Myrtle in Tyler Perry's plays, including I Can Do Bad All By Myself, Diary of a Mad Black ...more
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Van Williams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
The Green Hornet, Haunted Lives: True Ghost Stories, The Tycoon
Van Zandt Jarvis Williams is a former actor best known for his television role as Britt Reid/the Green Hornet and his earlier leading role as Kenny Madison in both Warner Bros. television ...more
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Keith Alcorn is listed (or ranked) 23 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) 24 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth
John Townes Van Zandt I, best known as Townes Van Zandt, was an American singer-songwriter. Many of his songs, including "If I Needed You" and "To Live Is to Fly", are ...more
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Julio Cedillo is listed (or ranked) 25 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. Cedillo grew up in Fort Worth, Texas. In 1988, he ...more