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TV Actors from Michigan

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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 Switch and Hart to Hart. He also had a recurring role as Teddy ...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 film True Romance; the ...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 (January 20, 1929 – July 3, 2019) was an American comic actor who was a regular on television's Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In. His best-remembered ...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
Austin Nichols 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