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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