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TV Actors from Long Beach

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

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

These TV actors, like Nicolas Cage and Snoop Dogg include images when available.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Long Beach?" and "Who are the most famous Long Beach actors?"
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Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
Saturday Night Live, Soap, The Critic

Birthplace: Upper East Side, New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

William Edward Crystal (born March 14, 1948) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, director, and television host. He gained prominence in the 1970s and 80s for television roles as ...more

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Jennette McCurdy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
iCarly, Sam & Cat

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Jennette McCurdy (born June 26, 1992) is an American actress, YouTuber, singer, director, and writer. She is known for playing Sam Puckett on the Nickelodeon sitcom iCarly and its spin-off ...more

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Snoop Dogg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
Doggy Fizzle Televizzle, Black Dynamite, Freaknik: The Musical

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971), known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, media personality, entrepreneur, and actor. His ...more

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Nicolas Cage is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
Entertainment Tonight, HypaSpace

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Nicolas Kim Coppola (born January 7, 1964), known professionally as Nicolas Cage, is an American actor and filmmaker. During his early career, Cage starred in a variety of films such as Valley ...more

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Catherine Cavadini is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
The Powerpuff Girls, Jem, Back to the Future

Birthplace: USA, Long Beach, California

Nationality: United States of America

Catherine Janet Cavadini (born April 21, 1961) is an American actress, voice actress, comedian and singer. Most well known as the original voice of Blossom on Cartoon Network's animated ...more
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Richard Jaeckel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
Spenser: For Hire, Banyon, At Ease

Birthplace: USA, Long Beach, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Richard Hanley Jaeckel (October 10, 1926 – June 14, 1997) was an American actor of film and television. Jaeckel became a well-known character actor in his career, which spanned six decades. He ...more
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Tiffani Thiessen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
Saved by the Bell, White Collar, Beverly Hills

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Tiffani Amber Thiessen (born January 23, 1974) is an American actress. She is known for starring as Kelly Kapowski on NBC's Saved by the Bell (1989–93) and as Valerie Malone on Fox's Beverly ...more

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Glen A. Larson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
Sciography

Birthplace: USA, Long Beach, California

Nationality: United States of America

Glen Albert Larson (January 3, 1937 – November 14, 2014) was an American musician, television producer and writer. His best known work in television was as the creator of the television series ...more
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Anthony Zerbe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
Centennial, The Young Riders, Harry O

Birthplace: USA, Long Beach, California

Nationality: United States of America

Anthony Jared Zerbe (born May 20, 1936) is an American stage, film and Emmy-winning television actor. Notable film roles include the post-apocalyptic cult leader Matthias in The Omega Man, a ...more
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Andrea Lowell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
The Surreal Life, The Surreal Life: Fame Games, Jenna's American Sex Star

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Andrea Lowell (born January 17, 1983) is an American actress and model most recognizable from her Playboy magazine nude pictorials and on air work for a variety of Playboy TV programs.
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Ed Lauter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
B. J. and the Bear, Golden Years

Birthplace: Long Beach, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Edward Matthew Lauter Jr. ( LAW-tər; October 30, 1938 – October 16, 2013) was an American actor and stand-up comedian. He appeared in more than 200 films and TV series episodes in a career that ...more
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Bo Derek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
Bo Derek Fashion House, MyNetworkTV telenovelas, Wind on Water

Birthplace: USA, Long Beach, California

Nationality: United States of America

Bo Derek (born Mary Cathleen Collins; November 20, 1956) is an American film and television actress, film producer, and model perhaps best known for her breakthrough film role in the sex comedy ...more

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Linda Dano is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
One Life to Live, Another World, As the World Turns

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Linda Dano (born May 12, 1943) is an American actress, author and businesswoman. She is well-known for her roles in daytime drama, in particular Gretel Rae Cummings on One Life to Live and ...more
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Michael Easton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
Days of Our Lives, One Life to Live, Port Charles

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Michael Easton (born February 15, 1967) is an American television actor, poet, author and photographer.
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Eva LaRue is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
CSI: Miami, All My Children, Head over Heels

Birthplace: USA, Long Beach, California

Nationality: France, United States of America

Eva Maria LaRue (; born December 27, 1966) is an American actress and model. She is known for her roles as Dr. Maria Santos on All My Children and Det. Natalia Boa Vista on CSI: Miami.

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Michelle Phillips is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
Knots Landing, Hotel, Malibu Shores

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Michelle Phillips (born Holly Michelle Gilliam; June 4, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She rose to fame as a vocalist in the musical quartet The Mamas and the Papas in the ...more

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Meg Tilly is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
Road to Avonlea, Bomb Girls, Winnetka Road

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America, Canada

Meg Tilly (born Margaret Elizabeth Chan; February 14, 1960) is a Canadian-American actress and novelist.For her role in the 1985 film Agnes of God, she won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated ...more

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Sally Kellerman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
Centennial, Unsupervised, Backstory

Birthplace: USA, Long Beach, California

Nationality: United States of America

Sally Clare Kellerman (born June 2, 1937) is an American actress, activist, author, producer, singer, and voice artist. Kellerman's acting career spans over 60 years. Her role as Major Margaret ...more

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Walter Hill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach

Birthplace: California, Contiguous United States, Long Beach, United States of America, United States, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Walter Hill (born January 10, 1942) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is widely known for his action films and revival of the Western genre. He has directed such films ...more
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Jenni Rivera is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
El show de Cristina, I Love Jenni

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Dolores Janney "Jenni" Rivera Saavedra (July 2, 1969 – December 9, 2012) was an American singer, songwriter, actress, television producer, spokesperson, philanthropist and entrepreneur ...more
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Gary Graham is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
Alien Nation, M.A.N.T.I.S., Star Trek: Of Gods and Men

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Gary Graham (born June 7, 1950) is an American actor. He may be best known for his starring role as Detective Matthew Sikes in the television series Alien Nation (1989–1990) and five subsequent ...more
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David Forsyth is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
Another World, Search for Tomorrow, Texas

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

David Forsyth (born September 18, 1947 in Long Beach, California) is an American soap opera actor. David Forsyth was given several soap opera roles to play in rapid succession: T.J. Canfield on ...more
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Daphne Ashbrook is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
Hollywood Heights, Our Family Honor

Birthplace: USA, Long Beach, California

Nationality: United States of America

Daphne Lee Ashbrook (born January 30, 1963) is an American actress.
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Logan Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
On The Rocks, On the Rocks (US)

Birthplace: USA, Long Beach, California

Nationality: United States of America

Logan Carlisle Ramsey, Jr. (March 21, 1921 – June 26, 2000) was an American character actor of television and film for nearly 50 years.
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Kathy Garver is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Long Beach
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends, Family Affair, Karate Kommandos

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Kathleen Marie Garver (born December 13, 1945) is an American stage, film, television, and voice-over actress most remembered for having portrayed the teenage niece, Catherine "Cissy" ...more