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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.

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This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Hawaii?" and "Who are the most famous Hawaii actors?"
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Lauren Graham is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Gilmore Girls, Parenthood, Townies
Lauren Helen Graham is an American actress, producer and novelist. She is best known for playing Lorelai Gilmore on the WB Network dramedy series Gilmore Girls and Sarah Braverman on
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Nicole Kidman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Bangkok Hilton, Hemingway & Gellhorn, A Country Practice
Nicole Mary Kidman AC (born 20 June 1967) is an Australian actress and producer. She is the recipient of multiple awards, including an Academy Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, five Golden Globe ...more
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Nicole Scherzinger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Nicole Scherzinger is an American recording artist, actress and television personality. After reaching one-hit wonder success with girl group Eden's Crush, she signed with Interscope Records in ...more
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Kelly Preston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Joey, Riptide, Capitol
Kelly Preston is an American actress and former model. She has appeared in more than 60 television and film productions, most notably including Mischief, Twins and Jerry Maguire. She is married ...more
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Kelly Hu is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Phineas and Ferb, Nash Bridges, Afro Samurai
Kelly Ann Hu is an American actress, voice artist and former fashion model. She was Miss Teen USA 1985 and Miss Hawaii USA 1993. Hu starred as Dr. Rae Chang on the American television soap opera ...more
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Tia Carrere is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Scooby-Doo! Mystery, Inc., Lilo & Stitch: The Series
Tia Carrere is an American actress, model, voice artist, and singer who obtained her first big break as a regular on the daytime soap opera General Hospital. She played Cassandra Wong in the ...more
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Maggie Q is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Nikita, Stalker
Margaret Denise Quigley, professionally known as Maggie Q, is an American actress and model. She achieved international fame starring as the title role on The CW's action-thriller series Nikita ...more
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Tahj Mowry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Kim Possible, Baby Daddy, Sonic the Hedgehog
Tahj Dayton Mowry is an American actor, dancer, and singer best known for his role as T.J. Henderson on The WB sitcom, Smart Guy, and as Wade on the animated comedy, Kim Possible on the Disney ...more
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Timothy Olyphant is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Justified, Deadwood, Damages
Timothy David Olyphant is an American actor. He is best known for his television work as Sheriff Seth Bullock in Deadwood, and Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens in the series Justified. He has ...more
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Bette Midler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Bette, Vegetable Soup, Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On
Bette Midler, also known by her informal stage name The Divine Miss M, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer. In a career spanning almost half a century, Midler ...more
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Clyde Kusatsu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Captain Planet and the Planeteers, Jem, Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?
Clyde Kusatsu is an American actor of Japanese descent.
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Shannyn Sossamon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Moonlight, How to Make It in America, Dirt
Shannon Sossamon, popularly known as Shannyn Sossamon, is an American actress and musician. She has starred in the films A Knight's Tale, 40 Days and 40 Nights, Wristcutters: A Love Story, The ...more
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Mark Dacascos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Hawaii Five-0, Iron Chef America, The Crow: Stairway to Heaven
Mark Alan Dacascos is an American actor and martial artist. He won numerous karate and various styles of kung fu championships between the ages of 7 and 18. Beginning in January 2005, Dacascos ...more
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Jason Momoa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Game of Thrones, Stargate Atlantis, The Red Road
Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa is an American actor, model, director, writer, and producer. He is known for his television roles as Ronon Dex on the military science fiction television series ...more
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Maile Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Lab Rats, Bad Teacher, Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks
Maile Flanagan is an American actress, best known for her roles as the protagonist ninja Naruto Uzumaki in Naruto, as Principal Perry on Lab Rats, and as Janet in Yes Man.
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Erin Gray is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Silver Spoons, Malibu U
Erin Gray is an American actress, perhaps best known for her roles as Colonel Wilma Deering in the science fiction television series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century and as Kate Summers in the ...more
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Don Stroud is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Mike Hammer (1983), The New Mike Hammer, Mrs. Columbo
Donald Lee "Don" Stroud is an American actor and surfer who appeared in many films in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, and has starred in over 100 films and 175 television shows to date.
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Carrie Ann Inaba is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
In Living Color
Carrie Ann Inaba is an American dancer, choreographer, television dance competition judge, actress, game show host, and singer. She started her career as a singer in Japan, but became best known ...more
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Pam Arciero is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Sesame Street, Between the Lions, Eureeka's Castle
Pam Arciero, is a puppeteer and voice-over artist who portrays Oscar the Grouch's girlfriend, Grundgetta, on the PBS children's television series Sesame Street.
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Anthony Ruivivar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Third Watch, Beware the Batman, Traveler
Anthony Michael Ruivivar is an American actor known for his portrayal of FDNY paramedic Carlos Nieto in the TV series Third Watch, Batman/Bruce Wayne in Beware the Batman, and other law ...more
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Brian Adams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
WCW Monday Nitro, Saturday Night's Main Event, WCW WorldWide
Brian Keith Adams was an American professional wrestler. Adams is well known for his time with the World Wrestling Federation, under the name Crush, and for World Championship Wrestling under ...more
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Meg Wyllie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Hennesey, The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters
Margaret Gillespie "Meg" Wyllie was an American actress who appeared primarily on television.
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Mike Starr is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, Celebrity Rehab Presents Sober House
Michael Christopher "Mike" Starr was an American musician, best known as the original bassist in Alice in Chains, which he played with from the band's formation in 1987 until 1993.
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Austin Peck is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Jeffrey Austin Peck known professionally as Austin Peck, is an American actor. He is best known for his work in daytime soap operas.
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Jack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Hawaii
Jack Johnson is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and former professional surfer. Johnson is known primarily for his work in the folk rock, soft rock, and ...more