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

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

List TV actors include Madonna, Kate Upton and many additional TV actors as well.

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

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Rob Paulsen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Fairly OddParents, Animaniacs Robert Fredrick "Rob" Paulsen III is an American actor who is most active in voice over roles. He is best known for providing the voices of Raphael and Donatello from the 1987 cartoon ...more

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Burt Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Gunsmoke, Evening Shade, Win Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. was an American actor, director and producer. He first rose to prominence starring in television series such as Gunsmoke and Dan August. His breakout film role was as ...more

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Casey Kasem is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, The Transformers Kemal Amen "Casey" Kasem was an American disc jockey, music historian, radio celebrity, voice actor, and actor, known for being the host of several music radio countdown programs, most ...more

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Billy West is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Futurama, The Ren & Stimpy Show, Doug William Richard "Billy" West is an American voice actor, singer and comedian best known for his voice-over work in a number of television series, films and commercials. He has done ...more

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Kristen Bell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Heroes, Gossip Girl, Veronica Mars Kristen Anne Bell is an American actress and singer. In 2001, she made her Broadway debut as Becky Thatcher in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. She gained critical acclaim as the title character on ...more

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Elizabeth Berkley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Saved by the Bell, Life Goes On, Brother's Keeper Elizabeth Berkley Lauren is an American television, film and theatre actress. Berkley's most notable roles were in the television series Saved by the Bell, as the brainy Jessie Spano, and the ...more

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Hal Smith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
The Flintstones, DuckTales, The Andy Griffith Show Harold John "Hal" Smith was an American actor. Smith is best known as Otis Campbell, the town drunk on CBS's The Andy Griffith Show. He was also very active in voice over roles; having ...more

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Madonna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She achieved popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery ...more

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Lily Tomlin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Murphy Brown, Damages, The Magic School Bus Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She has been a major force in American comedy since the late 1960s, when she began a career as a ...more

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Terry O'Quinn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Lost, Hawaii Five-0, Millennium Terry O'Quinn is an American actor, most famous for playing John Locke on the TV series Lost. O'Quinn became known for playing the title role in The Stepfather and Stepfather II and was cast in ...more

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Jana Kramer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
One Tree Hill, Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis Jana Rae Kramer is an American actress and country music singer. She is best known for her role as Alex Dupre on the television series One Tree Hill. Kramer began a country music career in 2012 ...more

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Joan Gerber is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
DuckTales, Snorks, The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo Joan Gerber was an American voice actress who provided voices for a variety of cartoons. Her first voice role was "all the children in a Japanese train wreck" for a Godzilla television ...more

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Robert Wagner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Hart to Hart, Charlie's Angels, It Takes a Thief Robert John Wagner, Jr. is an American actor of stage, screen, and television, best known for starring in the television shows It Takes a Thief, Switch, and Hart to Hart. He also had a recurring ...more

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Cynthia Watros is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Lost, The Drew Carey Show, Titus Cynthia Michele Watros is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Libby Smith on the ABC TV series Lost, Kellie in The Drew Carey Show, Erin in Titus, and Annie Dutton in Guiding ...more

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Lee Majors is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
The Six Million Dollar Man, The Big Valley, The Fall Guy Lee Majors is an American television, film and voice actor, best known for his roles as Heath Barkley in the TV series The Big Valley, as Colonel Steve Austin in The Six Million Dollar Man and ...more

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Tom Sizemore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
The Red Road, Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, Celebrity Rehab Presents Sober House Thomas Edward "Tom" Sizemore, Jr. is an American film and television actor and producer. He is known for his supporting roles in films such as: the dark comedy crime film True Romance; ...more

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Harry Morgan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
M*A*S*H, AfterMASH, Backstairs at the White House Harry Morgan was a prolific American actor and director whose television and film career spanned six decades. Morgan's major roles included Pete Porter in both December Bride and Pete and ...more

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Tom Selleck is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Blue Bloods, Magnum, P.I. Thomas William "Tom" Selleck is an American actor and film producer. He is best known for his starring role as the private investigator Thomas Magnum in the television series Magnum, ...more

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David Alan Grier is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
In Living Color, Life with Bonnie, Chocolate News David Alan Grier, also known as DAG, is an American actor and comedian. He is known for his work on the sketch comedy television show In Living Color.

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Arte Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
The Pink Panther Show, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, The Pink Panther Arthur Stanton Eric "Arte" Johnson is an American comic actor who was a regular on television's Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In. His best-remembered character was that of a German ...more

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Roger Corman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Roger William Corman is an American independent film producer, director and actor. He has mostly worked on low-budget B movies. Much of Corman's work has an established critical reputation, such ...more

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Matthew Lillard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Scooby-Doo! Mystery, Inc., The Bridge Matthew Lyn Lillard is an American actor, director, and producer. He is known for his roles as Stu Macher in Scream, Stevo in SLC Punk, and Shaggy Rogers in the Scooby-Doo film series; he has ...more

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Austin Nichols is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Deadwood, One Tree Hill, Surface Austin Nichols is an American film, television actor and director who is perhaps best known for his role as Julian Baker in The CW drama series One Tree Hill. He is also known for his roles in ...more

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Kate Upton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Katherine Elizabeth "Kate" Upton is an American model and actress, known for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Upton was named Rookie of the Year following her ...more

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Ed McMahon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Concentration, Legends of the Superheroes, Bruno the Kid Edward Leo Peter "Ed" McMahon, Jr. was an American comedian, game show host and announcer. He is most famous for his work on television as Johnny Carson's sidekick, announcer, and ...more

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Ernie Hudson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Oz, Transformers: Prime, Shark Attack Ernest Lee "Ernie" Hudson Sr. is an American actor known for his roles as Winston Zeddemore in the Ghostbusters film series, Sergeant Albrecht in The Crow, and Warden Leo Glynn on

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Bruce Campbell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Burn Notice, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, The Adventures of Brisco County Bruce Lorne Campbell is an American film and television actor, director, writer, producer and author. As a cult film actor, Campbell is best known for his role as Ash Williams and he has starred ...more

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Tom Skerritt is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Picket Fences, Aftershock: Earthquake in New York, The Grid Thomas Roy "Tom" Skerritt is an American actor who has appeared in more than forty films and more than two hundred television episodes since 1962. He is known for his roles in MASH, ...more

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Taylor Lautner is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
The Bernie Mac Show, My Wife and Kids, What's New Taylor Daniel Lautner is an American actor, model and martial artist. Lautner is best known for playing Jacob Black in The Twilight Saga film series based on the novels of the same name by ...more

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Jeremy Davies is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Lost, Justified Jeremy Davies is an American film and television actor. He is known for portraying Cpl. Timothy E. Upham in Saving Private Ryan and the physicist Daniel Faraday on the television series Lost. He ...more

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Sinbad is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
A Different World, The Redd Foxx Show, The Sinbad Show David Adkins —known by his stage name Sinbad—is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He became well known in the 1990s from being featured on his own HBO specials, appearing on several ...more

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Colin Egglesfield is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Rizzoli & Isles, Melrose Place, The Client List Colin Egglesfield is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Josh Madden in the long-running soap opera All My Children, Auggie Kirkpatrick on The CW's short-lived drama series Melrose ...more

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Judy Greer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Two and a Half Men, Archer, Love Monkey Judy Greer is an American actress and author, best known for portraying a string of supporting characters, including Kitty Sanchez on the Fox/Netflix series Arrested Development and Cheryl Tunt ...more

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Timothy Busfield is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Thirtysomething, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Trapper John Timothy Busfield is an American actor and director. He has played Eliot Weston on the television series thirtysomething; Mark, Kevin Costner's brother-in-law in Field of Dreams; and Danny ...more

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Tim Meadows is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Marry Me, Glory Daze, The Michael Richards Show Timothy "Tim" Meadows is an American actor and comedian best known as one of the longest running cast members on Saturday Night Live, where he served for ten seasons. He currently ...more

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Paul Feig is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
It's Garry Shandling's Show, The Edge, Good Sports Paul S. Feig is an American director, actor and author. Feig directed the Oscar nominated 2011 film Bridesmaids featuring Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy. Feig also directed the film The Heat ...more

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Seymour Cassel is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Tracey Takes On..., Magic City, Heist Seymour Joseph Cassel is an American actor. Cassel first came to prominence in the 1960s in the pioneering independent films of writer/director John Cassavetes. He has since appeared in an array ...more

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Ellen Burstyn is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Political Animals, The Book of Daniel, That's Life Ellen Burstyn is an American actress. Her career began in theatre during the late 1950s, and over the next decade included several films and television series. Burstyn's performance in the ...more

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Colleen O'Shaughnessey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Danny Phantom, The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Wayside Colleen Ann Villard is an American voice actress.

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Dick Beals is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
The Jetsons, The Gumby Show, The Addams Family Richard "Dick" Beals was an American voice actor. He performed many voices in his career, which spanned the period from the early 1950s into the 21st century. He specialized primarily ...more

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Sherilyn Fenn is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Twin Peaks, Rude Awakening, The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning Sherilyn Fenn is an American actress. She came to international attention for her performance as Audrey Horne on the 1990 cult TV series Twin Peaks for which she was nominated for both a Golden ...more

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Butch Hartman is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
The Fairly OddParents, Generations Elmer Earl "Butch" Hartman IV is an American animator, writer, director, producer, illustrator and voice actor, best known for creating the Emmy-winning animated series The Fairly ...more

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Curtis Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
American Dad!, Moonlighting, The Emperor's New School Curtis Armstrong is an American actor known for his portrayal as Booger in the Revenge of the Nerds movies, as Herbert Viola on Moonlighting, as famed record producer Ahmet Ertegün in the ...more

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Kevin Nash is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
WCW Monday Nitro, Impact Wrestling, WCW Thunder Kevin Scott Nash is an American professional wrestler and actor, currently signed to WWE under their legends program. Nash has wrestled under several ring names, but is best known by his real ...more

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Elizabeth Reaser is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
True Detective, Saved, The Ex List Elizabeth Ann Reaser is an American film, television, and stage actress. Her work includes the films Stay, The Family Stone, Sweet Land, Against the Current, The Twilight Saga, Young Adult, and ...more

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Stevie Wonder is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Stevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. A child prodigy, he has become one of ...more

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Terry Crews is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Everybody Hates Chris, Are We There Yet? Terry Alan Crews is an American actor and former American football player. He is perhaps best known for playing Julius on the UPN/CW sitcom Everybody Hates Chris and for his appearances in Old ...more

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Dave Coulier is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Full House, The Real Ghostbusters, Muppet Babies David Alan Coulier (born September 21, 1959) is an American actor, voice actor, stand-up comedian, impressionist and television host. He is well known for playing Joey Gladstone on the ABC ...more

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Francis Ford Coppola is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Francis Ford Coppola is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. He was part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking. In 1970, he won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay ...more

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David Spade is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
Saturday Night Live, Beavis and Butt-head, Rules of Engagement David Wayne Spade is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, musician, and television personality. He rose to fame in the 1990s as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, then began a ...more