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Famous TV Actors from Hawaii

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List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Hawaii, with photos when available. These renowned Hawaii 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 Hawaii, but everyone on this list grew up in Hawaii and considers it to be their home. This list includes Hawaii TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Hawaii then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Hawaii. Various bits of information are available for these Hawaii celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

The list you're viewing is made up of different TV actors like Nicole Kidman and Barack Obama.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Hawaii?" and "Who are the most famous Hawaii actors?"
  • 1

    Lauren Graham

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  • 2

    Nicole Kidman

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  • 3
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  • 4

    Kelly Preston

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    Kelly Hu

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    Tia Carrere

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    Maggie Q

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    Tahj Mowry

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  • 9

    Timothy Olyphant

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    Bette Midler

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    Clyde Kusatsu

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  • 12

    Shannyn Sossamon

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    Mark Dacascos

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    Jason Momoa

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    Maile Flanagan

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  • 16

    Erin Gray

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    Don Stroud

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  • 18

    Carrie Ann Inaba

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  • 19

    Pam Arciero

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  • 20

    Anthony Ruivivar

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  • 21

    Brian Adams

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    Meg Wyllie

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  • 23

    Mike Starr

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