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

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

A list made up of TV actors like Christina Milian and Cirie Fields.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Jersey City?" and "Who are the most famous Jersey City actors?"

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Malcolm-Jamal Warner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Malcolm-Jamal Warner The Cosby Show, The Magic School Bus, The Magic School Bus Malcolm-Jamal Warner is an American actor, director, and musician. He is best known for his roles as Theo Huxtable on the long-running NBC sitcom The Cosby Show and as Malcolm McGee on the UPN ...more

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Nathan Lane is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Nathan Lane Modern Family, Timon & Pumbaa, The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd Nathan Lane is an American actor and writer. He is known for his roles as Albert in The Birdcage, Max Bialystock in the musical The Producers, Ernie Smuntz in MouseHunt, Nathan Detroit in Guys ...more

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Allan Arkush is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Allan Arkush Allan Arkush is an American film director and television director and frequent collaborator of Joe Dante. Arkush grew up in Fort Lee, New Jersey. He got his start in the industry working in the ...more

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Philip Bosco is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Philip Bosco The Civil War, The National Parks: America's Best Idea, ABC Afterschool Special Philip Michael Bosco is an American actor.

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Tracey Walter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Tracey Walter Best of the West, On the Air Tracey Walter is an American character actor. He has appeared in over 100 films and television series.

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Joseph Sargent is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Joseph Sargent Joseph Sargent was an American film director. Though he directed many television movies, his best known feature film works were the theatrical releases; White Lightning, MacArthur, Nightmares ...more

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Kim Hawthorne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Kim Hawthorne Lucky Louie, Spider-Man Unlimited, Another World Kim Hawthorne is an American actress. Hawthorne was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. She received her Bachelor of Arts in musical theatre from Birmingham-Southern College in Alabama. Since then ...more

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Norman Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Norman Lloyd St. Elsewhere, Seven Days, Home Fires Norman Nathan Lloyd is an American actor, producer, and director with a career in entertainment spanning roughly eight decades. Lloyd has appeared in over sixty films and television shows. His ...more

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Paul Gleason is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Paul Gleason Boy Meets World, Another Life, One West Waikiki Paul Xavier Gleason was an American film and television actor, known for his roles on television series such as All My Children and films such as The Breakfast Club, Trading Places, and Die

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Christina Milian is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Christina Milian Movie Surfers, Eight Days a Week Christine Flores, better known as Christina Milian, is an American actress and singer-songwriter. At the age of 19, Milian signed a contract with Def Jam. In 2001, Milian released her ...more

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Elizabeth Allen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Elizabeth Allen Texas, The Paul Lynde Show, The Tribe Elizabeth Allen was an American theatre, television and film actress and singer whose forty-year career lasted from the mid-1950s through the mid-1990s and included scores of TV episodes as well ...more

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Martha Stewart is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Martha Stewart Martha, The Apprentice: Martha Stewart, Whatever Martha Helen Stewart is an American businesswoman, writer, and television personality. As founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, she has gained success through a variety of business ...more

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Ozzie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Ozzie Nelson The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, Ozzie's Girls Oswald George "Ozzie" Nelson was an American band leader, actor, television director and producer. Nelson originated and starred in The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, a radio and ...more

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Richard Conte is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Richard Conte The Jean Arthur Show, The Four Just Men Richard Conte was an American actor. He appeared in numerous films from the 1940s through 1970s, including I'll Cry Tomorrow, Ocean's 11 and The Godfather.

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Paul Guilfoyle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Paul Guilfoyle Paul Guilfoyle was an American stage, film, and television actor. He appeared in many films that starred Lee Tracy in the 1930s. Later in his career, he also directed a films and television ...more

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Susan Flannery is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Susan Flannery Days of Our Lives, The Bold and the Beautiful Susan Flannery is an American soap opera actress. She is known for her role as Stephanie Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful and for her role as Dr. Laura Spencer Horton on Days of Our

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Nancy Sinatra is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Nancy Sinatra Nancy Sandra Sinatra is an American singer and actress. She is the daughter of singer/actor Frank Sinatra and is widely known for her 1966 signature hit "These Boots Are Made for ...more

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Derek Luke is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Derek Luke Trauma Derek Luke is an American actor. He won the Independent Spirit Award for his big-screen debut performance in the 2002 film Antwone Fisher, directed and produced by Denzel Washington.

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Phyllis Newman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Phyllis Newman Diagnosis: Unknown, Coming of Age Phyllis Newman is an American actress and singer. She won the 1962 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Martha Vail in the Broadway-theatre production of Subways Are ...more

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Flip Wilson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Flip Wilson The Flip Wilson Show, Charlie & Co., People are Funny Flip Wilson was an African American comedian and actor. In the early 1970s, Wilson hosted his own weekly variety series, The Flip Wilson Show. The series earned Wilson a Golden Globe and two ...more

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Anthony DeSando is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Anthony DeSando Welcome to New York, New York News, Under Suspicion Anthony DeSando, also known as Anthony Joseph De Santis, is an American actor. He is of Italian descent, his grandparents were immigrants from the southern Italian regions, they emigrated due to ...more

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Marilyn McCoo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Marilyn McCoo Solid Gold Marilyn McCoo is an American singer, actress, and television presenter, who is best known for being the lead female vocalist in the group The 5th Dimension, as well as hosting the 1980s music ...more

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Danny Dayton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Danny Dayton Archie Bunker's Place, The People Next Door Danny Dayton was an American actor and television director. Beginning in the 1950s, he played many roles in film and on TV. He had a recurring role as Hank Pivnik on All in the Family and had ...more

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Victor Kilian is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Victor Kilian Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman Victor Arthur Kilian was an American actor who was blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studio bosses in the 1950s.

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Louis J. Freeh is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Louis J. Freeh Louis Joseph Freeh served as the fifth Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from September 1993 to June 2001. Freeh began his career as an agent of the FBI, and was later an assistant ...more

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Vincent Guastaferro is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Vincent Guastaferro Vincent F. Guastaferro is an actor.

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Dennis James is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Dennis James The Price Is Right, The Name's the Same, Judge for Yourself Dennis James, born Demie James Sposa, was an American television personality, actor, and announcer. Up until 1976 he had appeared on TV more times and for a longer period than any other ...more

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Marc Maron is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Marc Maron Never Mind the Buzzcocks (US) Marc David Maron is an American stand-up comedian, podcast host, writer, and actor. He has been host of The Marc Maron Show and cohost of both Morning Sedition and Breakroom Live, all ...more

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Heather B. is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Heather B. The Real World - Season 1 Heather B. Gardner, billed professionally as Heather B., is an American hip hop artist who first gained fame as a member of the hip hop group Boogie Down Productions before becoming a cast ...more

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John Cernuto is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
John Cernuto National Heads-Up Poker Championship "Miami" John Cernuto is an American professional poker player based in Las Vegas, Nevada, specialising in Omaha hi-lo events.

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Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Beetlejuice Howard Stern on Demand Lester Napoleon Green, better known by his stage name Beetlejuice, is a comedian and frequent guest on The Howard Stern Show and a member of Stern's Wack Pack. In 2015 the Howard Stern Show ...more

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Cliff Osmond is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Cliff Osmond Cliff Osmond was an American character actor and television screenwriter best known for appearing in films directed by Billy Wilder. A parallel career as an acting teacher coincided with his ...more

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Carl Held is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Carl Held Carl Held, sometimes credited as Karl Held, is an American actor who has worked extensively in both American and British television. He was born in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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Adrian Alvarado is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Adrian Alvarado Adrian Alvarado is an American actor on the soap operas General Hospital and General Hospital: Night Shift.

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Basil Ruysdael is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Basil Ruysdael Basil Ruysdael was an American film actor and opera singer.

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Frank Sinatra, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Frank Sinatra, Jr. Francis Wayne Sinatra, professionally known as Frank Sinatra, Jr., is an American singer, songwriter and conductor. Frank Jr. is the son of musician and actor Frank Sinatra, Sr. and his first ...more

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Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Jim McMahon James Robert "Jim" McMahon, Jr. is a former American football player. He played college football at Brigham Young University, where he was a two-time All-American and later in the ...more

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Paul Diomede is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Paul Diomede Paul Diomede is an actor.

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Jim McGreevey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Jim McGreevey James Edward "Jim" McGreevey is an American seminarian, politician and member of the Democratic Party from the state of New Jersey. He served in the New Jersey General Assembly from ...more

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E. Duke Vincent is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
E. Duke Vincent E. Duke Vincent is an American television producer. He is a former producing partner of Aaron Spelling and an executive at various Spelling production company entities. Vincent, a 1960–61 naval ...more

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Cirie Fields is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City

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Sam Coppola is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Sam Coppola Sam Coppola was an American actor. He appeared in almost 70 films, beginning in 1968, but may be best remembered for his role as 'Dan Fusco', owner of the Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, hardware and paint ...more

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Grandon Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Grandon Rhodes Grandon Rhodes was an American actor. In addition to numerous film appearances, he was also a regular in two long-running television shows, playing the doctor in Bonanza and the judge in Perry ...more

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Bob Lido is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Bob Lido The Lawrence Welk Show Bob Lido was an American musician and singer who was a regular member of television's The Lawrence Welk Show, his instrument was the violin. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, he began playing the ...more

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Peggy Feury is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Peggy Feury Peggy Feury was an actress on Broadway, in films and television. She became a highly regarded acting teacher in New York and then in Los Angeles. Her students included Sean Penn, Meg Ryan, ...more

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Steve Parlavecchio is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Steve Parlavecchio Steve Parlavecchio is an actor.

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Trés Hanley is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Trés Hanley Très Hanley is an American and British actress and singer.

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Jim DeRogatis is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Jim DeRogatis James "Jim" DeRogatis is an American music critic and co-host of Sound Opinions. DeRogatis has written articles for magazines such as Spin, Guitar World and Modern Drummer, and for ...more

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Lisa Jackson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Lisa Jackson Dirk Gently Lisa Jackson is an American model who is best known for her participation on America's Next Top Model, Cycle 9 in 2007. She went on to appear on season 11 of Project Runway in 2013, and was the ...more

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Christopher Lucas is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Jersey City
Christopher Lucas Christopher Patrick Lucas sometimes billed as Chris Lucas or Christopher Lucas, is a veteran actor. He voiced Grand Theft Auto: Vice Cities Congressman Alex Shrub as well as other assorted ...more