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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 Knowles 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, Nashville, ...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. Some of his notable credits include Breaking Away, The Rookie, The Day After Tomorrow, Traffic, Vantage Point, ...more