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

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

Examples include Alec Baldwin and LL Cool J.

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

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Alec Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
30 Rock, Knots Landing, Clerks: The Animated Series Alexander Rae "Alec" Baldwin III is an American actor, producer, and comedian. As a member of the Baldwin family, he is the oldest of the four Baldwin brothers, all well-known actors. ...more

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John Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
From Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga John Towner Williams is an American composer, conductor, and pianist. In a career spanning over six decades, Williams has composed some of the most popular and recognizable film scores in ...more

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Michael Landon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie, Highway to Heaven Michael Landon (October 31, 1936 – July 1, 1991) was an American actor, writer, director, and producer, who starred in three popular NBC TV series that spanned three decades. He is widely known ...more

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Carol Alt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Capitol, Baywatch Nights, Amazon Carol Ann Alt is an American model and actress.

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LL Cool J is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
NCIS: Los Angeles, WWII in HD, In the House James Todd Smith, better known as LL Cool J, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and actor. He is known for pioneering hip-hop tracks such as "I Can't Live Without My Radio", ...more

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Brandon Mychal Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Phil of the Future, Sonny with a Chance, Lucky Louie Brandon Mychal Smith is an American actor, comedian, singer, dancer, and rapper, best known for playing Bug Wendal in Gridiron Gang, Li'l Danny Dawkins in Phil of the Future, Nico Harris in ...more

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Joey Heatherton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
I Spy, The Jackie Gleason Show, The Nurses Davenie Johanna "Joey" Heatherton is an American actress, dancer, and singer.

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Heather Matarazzo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Life on Mars, Now and Again, Exes and Ohs Heather Christina Marie Matarazzo is an American actress. Her breakthrough role was as a geeky girl in the film Welcome to the Dollhouse. She played Lilly in The Princess Diaries and The ...more

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Richard Jaeckel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Spenser: For Hire, Banyon, At Ease Richard Hanley Jaeckel was an American actor of film and television. Jaeckel became a highly respected and in-demand character actor in his career, which spanned six decades. He was honored with ...more

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Brian McNamara is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Army Wives, Homefront, Savannah Brian McNamara is an American actor, known for his portrayal of Dean Karny in the television movie Billionaire Boys Club for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance ...more

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Ron Eldard is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Bakersfield P.D., Men Behaving Badly, Blind Justice Ronald Jason "Ron" Eldard is an American actor.

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Chuck Lorre is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Chuck Lorre is an American television writer, director, producer and composer. Lorre has created many popular and successful sitcoms including Grace Under Fire, Cybill, Dharma & Greg, Two ...more

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Ashanti is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Exposed, What Perez Sez, Exposed Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actress. Ashanti is most famous for her eponymous debut album, which featured the hit song ...more

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Telly Savalas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Kojak, Alice in Wonderland, Acapulco Aristotelis "Telly" Savalas was an American film and television actor and singer, whose career spanned four decades. Perhaps best known for playing the title role in the 1970s crime ...more

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Bert Remsen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Dallas, It's a Living, Twelve O'Clock High Herbert Birchell "Bert" Remsen was an American actor.

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Maddie Blaustein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Pokémon: Mewtwo Returns, Huntik: Secrets & Seekers, Little Amadeus Madeleine Joan "Maddie" Blaustein was an American voice actress. She was known for her voice-actor work for 4Kids Entertainment and DuArt Film and Video.

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Method Man is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
The Wire, Method & Red Clifford Smith, better known by the stage name Method Man, is an American rapper, record producer, and actor. He took his stage name from the 1979 film Method Man. He is perhaps best known as a ...more

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Ed Lauter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
B. J. and the Bear, Golden Years Edward Matthew Lauter II, known as Ed Lauter, was an American actor and stand-up comedian. He appeared in more than 200 films and TV series episodes in a career that spanned over 40 years.

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John Savage is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Carnivàle, Dark Angel, Gibbsville John Savage is an American actor, best known for his roles in films like The Deer Hunter, The Onion Field, Hair and Salvador. He is also known for his role as Donald Lydecker in the short-lived ...more

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Michael Rispoli is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
The Black Donnellys, Magic City, The Bronx Is Burning Michael Rispoli is an American character actor. He was formerly part of the HBO television series The Sopranos as Jackie Aprile, Sr. Rispoli soon thereafter reunited with The Sopranos co-star ...more

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Nas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, better known as Nas, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and actor. He is the son of jazz musician Olu Dara. Since 1994, Nas has released eight ...more

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Alicia Coppola is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Jericho, Another World, Remote Control Alicia Coppola is an American television actress.

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Danny Masterson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
That '70s Show, Men at Work, Joe's Life Masterson was born in Garden City, Long Island, New York, to Carol, who was his manager, and Peter Masterson, a State Farm Insurance agent.Was a child model at the tender age of four before ...more

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Patti LuPone is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Life Goes On, Open Books Patti Ann LuPone is an American actress and singer, best known for her work in stage musicals. She is a two-time Grammy Award winner and a two-time Tony Award winner. She is also a 2006 American ...more

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Jonathan Demme is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Robert Jonathan Demme is an American filmmaker, producer and screenwriter. Best known for directing The Silence of the Lambs, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Director, he has also ...more

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Brian Bloom is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Drive, 2000 Malibu Road Brian Keith Bloom is an American actor, voice actor, and screenwriter.

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Carol Leifer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
The Search for the Funniest Mom in America, Alright Already Carol Leifer is an American comedian, writer, producer and actress whose career as a stand-up comedian started in the 1970s when she was in college. David Letterman discovered her performing in ...more

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Amy Schumer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Inside Amy Schumer, The Great Debate, Reality Bites Back Amy Beth Schumer is an American stand-up comedian, writer, producer, and actress. She placed fourth on the fifth season of NBC's Last Comic Standing, and she placed second on Comedy Central's ...more

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Raymond J. Barry is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Justified, Hyperion Bay, Four Corners Raymond John Barry is an American film, television and stage actor.

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Chris Messina is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
The Mindy Project, Anatomy of Hope Chris Messina is an American actor. He has appeared in such films as Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Argo, Julie & Julia, Ruby Sparks, Celeste and Jesse Forever, and You've Got Mail. On ...more

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Helen Slater is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
The Lying Game, The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible, Michael Hayes Helen Slater is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She appeared as the Kryptonian superheroine in TriStar's 1984 film Supergirl. In the following years, she starred in several successful ...more

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Paul Scheer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
The League, Human Giant, NTSF:SD:SUV:: Paul Christian Scheer is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer. Scheer currently stars on the FX series The League, the ABC sitcom Fresh Off the Boat, and Hulu comedy ...more

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Alex Cord is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Airwolf, Dobe and a Company of Heroes, W.E.B. Alex Cord is an American actor who is best known for his portrayal of Michael Coldsmith Briggs III, better known as Archangel, in fifty-five episodes of the CBS adventure television series

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Benjamin Hendrickson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Another World, As the World Turns, Texas Benjamin Hendrickson was an American actor known for playing Harold "Hal" Munson, Jr., the Chief of Detectives for the mythical town of Oakdale on the daytime soap opera, As the World

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Cassie Scerbo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Make It Or Break It, Dance Revolution Cassandra Lynn "Cassie" Scerbo is an American actress, singer and dancer. She is best known for her roles as Brooke in Bring It On: In It to Win It, as Lauren Tanner in Make It or ...more

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Barbara Crampton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Barbara Crampton is an American actress. She has been called a scream queen due to her notoriety for playing the role of nubile co-ed Megan Halsey in the horror comedy Re-Animator.

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Lindsay Sloane is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, The Odd Couple Lindsay Sloane is an American actress who is known for playing Valerie Birkhead on Sabrina, the Teenage Witch. She has also starred in films such as Bring It On, She's Out of My League, The ...more

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Ethan Phillips is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Star Trek: Voyager, Benson, Star Trek: Of Gods and Men Ethan Phillips is an American actor and playwright. He is best known for his television roles on Star Trek: Voyager and Benson.

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Dan Milano is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Robot Chicken, Greg the Bunny, Titan Maximum Dan Milano is an American voice actor, puppeteer, writer, and director. He was one of the creators of the Fox sitcom Greg the Bunny and performed the title character Greg as well as Warren the ...more

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Edward Hibbert is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Frasier, Fantasy Island, Fantasy Island Edward Hibbert is an American-born English actor and literary agent. He played Gil Chesterton in the TV series Frasier. He is also the voice of Zazu in The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride and The ...more

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Taylor Dayne is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Gone Country, Rude Awakening, I Love the New Millennium Leslie Wunderman, better known by her recording and stage names Les Lee and Taylor Dayne, is an American pop and freestyle music singer-songwriter and actress. In late 1987, she scored her first ...more

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Nancy Lenehan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
How to Be a Gentleman, Worst Week, Married to the Kellys Nancy Lenehan is an American actress who has appeared in film and television since the 1980s. Lenehan was born in Long Island, New York. She co-starred on the short-lived sitcom Worst Week. She ...more

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Carey Lowell is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
A League of Their Own, Law & Order, A League of Their Own Carey Lowell is an American actress and former model.

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David Eigenberg is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Sex and the City, Chicago Fire, Soldier of Fortune David Eigenberg is an American actor best known for his long-running role as Steve Brady on the HBO sit-com Sex and the City and for his role as firefighter Christopher Herrmann on NBC's Chicago

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Emily Hart is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Sabrina: The Animated Series, Sabrina's Secret Life Emily Anne Hart is an American actress. She is the younger sister of actress Melissa Joan Hart.

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Christopher Masterson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Malcolm in the Middle, The Road Home Christopher Kennedy Masterson is an American actor known best for his role as Francis on Malcolm in the Middle. He is the younger brother of That '70s Show cast member Danny Masterson.

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Torrey DeVitto is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Pretty Little Liars, Beautiful People Torrey Joel DeVitto is an American actress, former fashion model and musician. She is best known for her role as psycho nanny Carrie in One Tree Hill, as Melissa Hastings in the ABC Family ...more

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Christine Belford is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Banacek, Empire, Cool Million Christine Belford is an American television and film actress. She has sometimes been credited as Christina Belford.

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John Tesh is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Entertainment Tonight, Leeza John Frank Tesh is an American pianist and composer of pop music, as well as a radio host and television presenter. His ten-year-old "Intelligence for Your Life" radio show reaches ...more

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Michael Cudlitz is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Long Island
Band of Brothers, Southland, Standoff Michael Cudlitz is an American actor, known for portraying John Cooper on the TNT drama series Southland, Sergeant Denver "Bull" Randleman on the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, and ...more