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TV Actors from Fort Worth

Updated October 13, 2018 6.4k views74 items

List RulesOnly 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

    Leighton Meester

    Gossip Girl, Surface

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Leighton Marissa Meester (born April 9, 1986) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Norman Alden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    Norman Alden

    Super Friends, Mary Hartman

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Norman Alden (born Norman Adelberg, September 13, 1924 – July 27, 2012) was an American... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Bill Paxton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    Bill Paxton

    Big Love, Hatfields & McCoys

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    William Paxton (May 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017) was an American actor and director. He... more on Wikipedia

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    Larry Hagman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    Larry Hagman

    Dallas, I Dream of Jeannie

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Larry Martin Hagman (September 21, 1931 – November 23, 2012) was an American film and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Kelly Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    Kelly Clarkson

    The Crazy Ones, Duets

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter, actress,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Wallace Langham is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    Wallace Langham

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Larry Sanders Show

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    James Wallace Langham II (born March 11, 1965) is an American actor. He played the role of... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Harriet Sansom Harris is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    Harriet Sansom Harris

    The Lost Room, Another World

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Harriet Sansom Harris (born January 8, 1955), often credited as Harriet Harris, is an American... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Rod Roddy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    Rod Roddy

    Soap, The Price Is Right

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    Robert Ray "Rod" Roddy (September 28, 1937 – October 27, 2003) was an American radio and... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Gayle Hunnicutt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    Gayle Hunnicutt

    The Martian Chronicles, A Woman of Substance

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gayle Hunnicutt, Lady Jenkins, (born February 6, 1943), is an American film, television and... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Roger Miller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    Roger Miller

    Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey, That Gold Old Nashville Music

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Roger Dean Miller (January 2, 1936 – October 25, 1992) was an American singer-songwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Fess Parker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    Fess Parker

    Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Fess Elisha Parker, Jr. (born F.E. Parker; August 16, 1924 – March 18, 2010), was an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Kirk Franklin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    Kirk Franklin

    Sunday Best, One Day

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Kirk Dewayne Franklin (born January 26, 1970) is an American gospel musician, songwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Dennis Moore is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    Dennis Moore

    Newlyweds, The New Adventures of Spin and Marty

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Dennis Moore (January 26, 1908 in Fort Worth, Texas – March 1, 1964 in San Bernardino,... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Richard Gilliland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    Richard Gilliland

    Designing Women, McMillan & Wife

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    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

    Hunter Tylo

    The Bold and the Beautiful

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Hunter Tylo (born Deborah Jo Hunter, July 3, 1962) is an American actress, author and former... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Betty Buckley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    Betty Buckley

    Eight Is Enough

    BirthplaceTexas, Big Spring, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Betty Lynn Buckley (born July 3, 1947) is an American actress and singer. She won the 1983... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Kate Capshaw is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    Kate Capshaw

    The Edge of Night, Black Tie Affair

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Kathleen Capshaw Spielberg (née Nail) (born November 3, 1953) is an American retired actress,... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    George Eads is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    George Eads

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Savannah

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    George Eads III (born March 1, 1967), is an American actor, known for his role as Nick Stokes... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    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... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Tamela Mann is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    Tamela Mann

    Meet the Browns

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Tamela Jean Mann (née, Johnson; born June 9, 1966) is an American gospel singer, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    Van Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    Van Williams

    The Green Hornet, Haunted Lives: True Ghost Stories

    BirthplaceTexas, Fort Worth, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Van Zandt Jarvis Williams (February 27, 1934 – November 28, 2016) was an actor best known for... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    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...
  • 23
    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... more on Wikipedia

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    Julio Cedillo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    BirthplaceDurango, Mexico

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Julio César Cedillo is a Mexican-American actor, best known for the title role in the 2005... more on Wikipedia
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    David Mann is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Fort Worth

    David Mann

    Meet the Browns

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    David Anthony Mann Sr. (born August 7, 1966) is an American stage actor, gospel singer, and... more on Wikipedia
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