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

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

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Houston?" and "Who are the most famous Houston actors?"
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Jeff Bennett is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Houston
The Powerpuff Girls, Dexter's Laboratory, Regular Show

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Houston

Nationality: United States of America

Jeff Bennett (born October 2, 1962) is an American voice actor and singer. His voice roles include Johnny Bravo in the television series of the same name, Dexter's Dad in Dexter's Laboratory, ...more

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Brent Spiner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Brent Spiner Star Trek: The Next Generation, Alphas, Threshold

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Brent Jay Spiner (; born February 2, 1949) is an American actor, comedian, musician and singer best known for his portrayal of the android Lieutenant Commander Data in the television series Star ...more
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Beyoncé Knowles ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Houston

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé performed in various singing and ...more

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Hilary Duff is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Lizzie McGuire, Younger, Girlfriend in a Coma

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Hilary Erhard Duff (born September 28, 1987) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and author. Duff began her acting career at a young age and quickly became labeled a teen idol as the ...more

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Jennifer Garner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Alias, Felicity, Time of Your Life

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Jennifer Anne Garner (born April 17, 1972) is an American actress. Following a supporting role in Pearl Harbor (2001), Garner gained recognition for her performance as CIA officer Sydney Bristow ...more

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Serena Varghese is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Houston

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Serena Beth Varghese (born October 10, 1981) is an American voice actress of Indian descent. She primarily does voice work in anime titles with ADV Films and Seraphim Digital. Serena and her ...more
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Luci Christian is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Houston
One Piece (US), School Rumble, Samurai 7

Birthplace: Hamilton, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Louisa Michelle "Luci" Christian (born March 18, 1973) is an American voice actress and ADR script writer at Funimation and Seraphim Digital/Sentai Filmworks. She has provided many ...more
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Shelley Duvall is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, Wishbone, Faerie Tale Theatre

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Shelley Alexis Duvall (born July 7, 1949) is an American former actress, producer, writer and singer. Over the duration of her career, Duvall garnered critical acclaim for her portrayals of ...more

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Annette O'Toole is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Smallville, It, Dallas

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Houston

Nationality: United States of America

Annette O'Toole (born April 1, 1952) is an American actress, dancer, and singer-songwriter. She is probably best known for portraying Lisa Bridges in the TV series Nash Bridges, Beverly Marsh in ...more

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Debbie Allen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Grey's Anatomy, Fame, Roots: The Next Generations

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Houston

Nationality: United States of America

Deborah Kaye Allen (born January 16, 1950) is an American actress, dancer, choreographer, television director, television producer, and a former member of the President's Committee on the Arts ...more
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Haylie Duff is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Houston
7th Heaven, Napoleon Dynamite, Legally Blonde – The Musical: The Search for Elle Woods

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Haylie Katherine Duff (born February 19, 1985) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, television host, writer, and fashion designer. She is best known for her role as Sandy Jameson in the ...more

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Candice King is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Houston
The Vampire Diaries, Dating Rules from My Future Self

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Candice Rene King (née Accola) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She is best known for her regular role as Caroline Forbes on The CW supernatural drama series The Vampire ...more
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Chris Patton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Princess Tutu, Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040, Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Christopher David Patton (born March 15, 1971) is an American voice actor who has worked on a number of English-language versions of Japanese anime series that have been dubbed by ADV Films, ...more
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JoBeth Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Fish Police, Somerset, The Client

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Margaret JoBeth Williams (born December 6, 1948) is an American actress and television director. Her directorial debut with the 1994 short film On Hope earned her an Academy Award nomination for ...more

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Randy Quaid is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Houston
A Streetcar Named Desire, Category 7: The End of the World, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 2

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Randy Randall Rudy Quaid (born October 1, 1950) is an American film and television actor and Oscar nominee known for his roles in both serious drama and light comedy. He was nominated for a ...more

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Kenny Rogers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Houston
The Nick and Jessica Variety Hour, That Gold Old Nashville Music, Rollin' On The River

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Kenneth Ray Rogers (born August 21, 1938) is a retired American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.Though he has been ...more

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The Undertaker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Mark William Calaway (born March 24, 1965), better known by the ring name The Undertaker, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE. Widely regarded as one of the greatest ...more

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Leven Rambin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, The Book of Daniel, Scoundrels

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Houston

Nationality: United States of America

Leven Alice Rambin (born May 17, 1990) is an American actress. She is known for playing look-alike half-sisters Lily Montgomery and Ava Benton on All My Children and her recurring roles in ...more
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Loretta Devine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Grey's Anatomy, A Different World, Eli Stone

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Houston

Nationality: United States of America

Loretta Devine (born August 21, 1949) is an American actress and singer, best known for her roles as Marla Hendricks in the Fox drama series Boston Public, and for her recurring role as Adele ...more

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Sean Faris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Sean Faris Life as We Know It, Reunion, Eve

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Houston

Nationality: United States of America

Sean Hardy Faris (born March 25, 1982) is an American actor, model, and producer. He is known for his roles as Jake Tyler in Never Back Down, Kyo Kusanagi in The King of Fighters, and Rick ...more
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Melora Hardin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Houston
The Office, Monk, Dirty Dancing

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Houston

Nationality: United States of America

Melora Diane Hardin (born June 29, 1967) is an American actress and singer, known for her roles as Jan Levinson on NBC's The Office and Trudy Monk on USA's Monk. More recently, Hardin appeared ...more
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Booker Huffman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Houston
WCW Monday Nitro, Impact Wrestling, WCW Thunder

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Robert Booker Tio Huffman (born March 1, 1965), better known by his ring name Booker T, is an American professional wrestler, professional wrestling promoter and color commentator, he is signed ...more

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Brett Cullen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Falcon Crest, Devious Maids, The Young Riders

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Houston

Nationality: United States of America

Peter Brett Cullen (born August 26, 1956) is an American actor who has appeared in numerous motion pictures and television programs.
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Patrick Swayze is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Houston
North and South, The Beast, The Renegades

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Patrick Wayne Swayze (; August 18, 1952 – September 14, 2009), was an American actor, dancer, singer, and songwriter. Gaining fame with appearances in films during the 1980s, he became popular ...more

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Dennis Quaid is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Vegas

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954) is an American actor known for a wide variety of dramatic and comedic roles. First gaining widespread attention in the 1980s, some of his notable ...more

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