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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 Jeffrey Glen "Jeff" Bennett is an American voice actor. He has been listed "among the top names in the voice-over field".

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Brent Spiner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Star Trek: The Next Generation, Alphas, Threshold Brent Jay Spiner is an American actor, best known for his portrayal of the android Lieutenant Commander Data in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and four subsequent films. ...more

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Beyoncé is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child, 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 Hilary Erhard Duff is an American singer, songwriter, actress, model and fashion designer. Duff began her acting career at a young age, and quickly became labeled a teen idol as the starring ...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 Jennifer Anne Garner (born April 17, 1972) is an Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe- and SAG Award-winning American actress. She is best known for her role as CIA agent Sydney Bristow on TV's

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Serena Varghese is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Serena Beth Varghese is an American actress and voice actress of Indian descent. She primarily does voice work in anime titles with ADV Films and Seraphim Digital. She and her husband Jorge ...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 Louisa Michelle "Luci" Christian is an American voice actress and ADR script writer at Funimation and Seraphim Digital/Sentai Filmworks. She has provided voices for a number of English ...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 Shelley Alexis Duvall is an American actress, producer, writer, singer, and voice artist. She began her career in various Robert Altman films in the 1970s, including Brewster McCloud, Thieves ...more

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Annette O'Toole is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Smallville, It, Dallas Annette O'Toole is an American actress, dancer, and singer-songwriter. She is most recently known for portraying Martha Kent, the mother of Clark Kent on the television series Smallville.

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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 Debbie Allen is an author.

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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 Haylie Katherine Duff is an American actress, television presenter, author, singer, songwriter, film producer, businesswoman and food blogger. She is the older sister of actress and ...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 Candice Rene King (née Accola) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She portrayed Caroline Forbes on the CW television drama series The Vampire Diaries. In December 2006, King ...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 Christopher David Patton is an American voice actor who works at Funimation and Seraphim Digital/Sentai Filmworks. He has provided voices for a number of English-language versions of Japanese ...more

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JoBeth Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Fish Police, Somerset, The Client Margaret JoBeth Williams is an American film, television and stage actress. She is the current president of the Screen Actors Guild Foundation. Williams rose to prominence appearing in such ...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 Randall Rudy "Randy" Quaid is an American actor nominated for a Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award and an Academy Award for his role in The Last Detail. Quaid also won a Golden Globe ...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 Kenneth Donald "Kenny" Rogers is an American singer-songwriter, photographer, record producer, actor, entrepreneur and author, and member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. Though he ...more

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Undertaker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Houston

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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 Leven Rambin is an American actress. She is best known for playing look-alike half-sisters Lily Montgomery and Ava Benton on All My Children and her recurring roles in Grey's Anatomy, ...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 Loretta Devine 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 Webber on the Shonda ...more

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

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Melora Hardin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Houston
The Office, Monk, Dirty Dancing Melora Diane Hardin 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 in recurring role on ...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 Booker Tio Huffman Jr, is an American semi-retired professional wrestler and color commentator who is currently signed with WWE. He is also founder/owner of the independent promotion Reality of ...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 Brett Cullen is an actor and the father of Giovanna Cappetta in Celebrity Ghost Stories on the Biography Channel network and The Haunting Of Brett Cullen on Lifetime Movie Network.

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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 Patrick Wayne Swayze was an American actor, dancer, and singer-songwriter. Having gained fame with appearances in films during the 1980s, Swayze became popular for playing tough guys and ...more

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Dennis Quaid is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Vegas Dennis William Quaid is an American actor known for his comedic and dramatic roles. First gaining widespread attention in the 1980s, his career rebounded in the 1990s after he overcame an ...more

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James Frawley is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Houston
James Frawley is an American director and actor. He has been a member of the Actors Studio since at least 1961. Among his television appearances, he played the role of Hawaii District Attorney ...more

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Matt Stone is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Houston
South Park, Wisdom of the Gnomes, Time Warped Matthew Richard "Matt" Stone is an American actor, animator, screenwriter, television director, producer, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for being the co-creator of South ...more

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Greg Germann is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Ally McBeal, House of Lies, Ned & Stacey Gregory Andrew "Greg" Germann is an American actor. He played the roles of Richard Fish in the television series Ally McBeal, businessman Mattson from Child's Play 2 and the vet ...more

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Tiffany Grant is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Saint Seiya, Excel Saga, Blue Drop: Tenshi-tachi no Gikyoku Tiffany Lynn Grant is an American voice actress and script writer who is known for her English-dubbing work for ADV Films on such anime films and television series as Neon Genesis Evangelion, in ...more

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John Swasey is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings, DNAngel, Knights of the Zodiac John Swasey is an American actor, voice actor, ADR Director, and script writer who works at Funimation and Seraphim Digital. He has provided voices for a number of English-language versions of ...more

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Shannon Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Cuts Shannon Elizabeth Fadal, known professionally as Shannon Elizabeth, is an American actress and former fashion model. Elizabeth is well known for her roles in comedy films such as American Pie, ...more

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Missi Pyle is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Houston
The Wedding Bells, Jennifer Falls, This Might Hurt Andrea Kay "Missi" Pyle is an American actress and singer. She has appeared in several films, including the Academy Award-winning film The Artist, Galaxy Quest, Dodgeball: A True ...more

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Kira Vincent-Davis is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Excel Saga, Sorcerer Hunters, E's Kira Vincent-Davis is an American voice actress who has worked for ADV Films, Funimation and Sentai Filmworks. She has provided voices for a number of English-language versions of Japanese anime ...more

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Phylicia Rashād is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Houston
The Cosby Show, Little Bill, Do No Harm Phylicia Rashād is an American Tony Award-winning actress, singer and stage director, best known for her role as Clair Huxtable on the long-running NBC sitcom The Cosby Show. She was nominated ...more

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Anna Nicole Smith is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Houston
The Anna Nicole Show, N.Y.U.K Anna Nicole Smith was an American model, actress, and television personality. Smith first gained popularity in Playboy, winning the 1993 Playmate of the Year. She modeled for fashion companies ...more

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Robert Foxworth is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Falcon Crest, The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest, LateLine Robert Heath Foxworth is an American film, stage, and television actor.

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David Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Houston
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Fanboy & Chum Chum, How to Be a Gentleman David Hornsby is an American actor, screenwriter, and producer.

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Renee Olstead is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Houston
The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Still Standing, Reunited Rebecca Renee Olstead is an American actress and singer. Active since childhood as an actress, she is best known for her roles in the TV sitcoms Still Standing as Lauren Miller and The Secret ...more

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Michael Nesmith is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Houston
The Monkees, Television Parts Robert Michael Nesmith is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, best known as a member of the pop rock band the Monkees and co-star of the ...more

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Mickey Jones is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Flo, V: The Final Battle Mickey Jones is an American musician and actor. His career as a drummer had him backing up such artists and bands as Trini Lopez, Johnny Rivers, Bob Dylan, and The First Edition with Kenny ...more

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Jaclyn Smith is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Charlie's Angels, The Bourne Identity, Shear Genius Jacquelyn Ellen "Jaclyn" Smith is an American actress and businesswoman. She is best known as Kelly Garrett in the television series Charlie's Angels, and was the only original female ...more

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Isaiah Washington is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Grey's Anatomy, The 100, Bionic Woman Isaiah Washington IV is an American-Sierra Leonean actor. A veteran of several Spike Lee films, Washington is best known for his role as Dr. Preston Burke on the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy ...more

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Mark Miller is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Bright Promise, Please Don't Eat the Daisies, The Name of the Game Mark Miller is an American television actor and writer who made more than forty appearances in television programs and films since 1957, best-known for his roles as Bill Hooten in Guestward, Ho! ...more

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Kelly Manison is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Excel Saga, Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040, Blue Drop: Tenshi-tachi no Gikyoku Kelly Evelyn Manison is an American voice actress who has worked for ADV Films, Seraphim Digital and FUNimation. She has been featured in scores of films and television programmes. Kelly is most ...more

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Thomas Schlamme is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Thomas David Schlamme is an American television director, known particularly for his collaboration with Aaron Sorkin. He has also been a producer.

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Monica Rial is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Dragon Ball Z Kai, Excel Saga, Blue Drop: Tenshi-tachi no Gikyoku Monica Jean Rial is an American voice actress, script writer, and ADR director for Funimation and Seraphim Digital/Sentai Filmworks. She has provided voices for a number of English-language ...more

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Yolanda Adams is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Sunday Best Yolanda Yvette Adams is an American gospel singer, record producer, actress, and radio host on WBLS. As of September 2009, she had sold 4.5 million albums since 1991 in the United States, and ...more

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Charles Robinson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Night Court, Buffalo Bill, Love & War Charles "Charlie" Robinson is a critically acclaimed American theater and television actor. He is best known for his role as Mac Robinson in the NBC sitcom Night Court. He has also ...more

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Meredith MacRae is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Houston
My Three Sons, Petticoat Junction, Jonny's Golden Quest Meredith Lynn MacRae was an American actress and singer known for her roles as Sally Ann on My Three Sons and as Billie Jo on Petticoat Junction.

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Alexis Bledel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Houston
Gilmore Girls, Us & Them Kimberly Alexis Bledel is an American actress, model and producer. She is known for her role as Rory Gilmore in The WB/The CW comedy-drama Gilmore Girls. She has since starred in films including ...more