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TV Actors from Michigan

Updated March 18, 2020 3.9k views569 items

List RulesOnly 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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  • 1
    Rob Paulsen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Rob Paulsen

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Fairly OddParents

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Robert Fredrick Paulsen III (born March 11, 1956) is an American voice actor and singer, who... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Burt Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Burt Reynolds

    Gunsmoke, Evening Shade

    BirthplaceLansing, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. (February 11, 1936 – September 6, 2018) was an American actor,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Casey Kasem is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Casey Kasem

    Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Kemal Amin "Casey" Kasem (April 27, 1932 – June 15, 2014) was an American DJ, music historian,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Billy West is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Billy West

    Futurama, The Ren & Stimpy Show

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    William Richard Werstine (born April 16, 1952), known professionally as Billy West, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Kristen Bell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Kristen Bell

    Heroes, Gossip Girl

    BirthplaceHuntington Woods, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Kristen Anne Bell (born July 18, 1980) is an American actress. She began her acting career by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Elizabeth Berkley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Elizabeth Berkley

    Saved by the Bell, Life Goes On

    BirthplaceFarmington Hills, Michigan, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Elizabeth Berkley (born July 28, 1972) is an American actress and reality show personality.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Hal Smith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Hal Smith

    The Flintstones, DuckTales

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Petoskey

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Harold John Smith (August 24, 1916 – January 28, 1994) was an American actor and voice actor,... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Madonna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
    Madonna Louise Ciccone (, Italian: [tʃikˈkoːne]; born August 16, 1958) is an American singer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Lily Tomlin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Lily Tomlin

    Murphy Brown, Damages

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin (born September 1, 1939) is an American actress, comedian, writer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Terry O'Quinn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Terry O'Quinn

    Lost, Hawaii Five-0

    BirthplaceSault Ste. Marie, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Terrance Quinn (born July 15, 1952), known professionally as Terry O'Quinn, is an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Jana Kramer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Jana Kramer

    One Tree Hill, Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jana Rae Kramer (born December 2, 1983) is an country music singer and actress. She is known... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Joan Gerber is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Joan Gerber

    DuckTales, Snorks

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Detroit

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Joan Gerber (July 29, 1935 – August 22, 2011) was an American voice actress who provided... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Robert Wagner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Robert Wagner

    Hart to Hart, Charlie's Angels

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Robert John Wagner Jr. (born February 10, 1930) is an American actor of stage, screen, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Cynthia Watros is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Cynthia Watros

    Lost, The Drew Carey Show

    BirthplaceMichigan, Lake Orion, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Cynthia Michele Watros (born September 2, 1968) is an American actress. Watros is known for... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Lee Majors is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Lee Majors

    The Six Million Dollar Man, The Big Valley

    BirthplaceWyandotte, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lee Majors (born Harvey Lee Yeary; April 23, 1939) is an American film, television and voice... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Tom Sizemore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Tom Sizemore

    The Red Road, Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Thomas Edward Sizemore Jr. (born November 29, 1961) is an American film and television actor... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Harry Morgan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Harry Morgan

    M*A*S*H, AfterMASH

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Harry Morgan (born Harry Bratsberg; April 10, 1915 – December 7, 2011) was an American actor... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Tom Selleck is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Tom Selleck

    Blue Bloods, Magnum

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Thomas William Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor, film producer, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    David Alan Grier is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    David Alan Grier

    In Living Color, Life with Bonnie

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    David Alan Grier (born June 30, 1956) is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for... more on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    Arte Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Arte Johnson

    The Pink Panther Show, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Benton Harbor

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Arthur Stanton Eric Johnson (January 20, 1929 – July 3, 2019) was an American comic actor who... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Roger Corman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
    Roger William Corman (born April 5, 1926) is an American director, producer, and actor. He has... more on Wikipedia

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  • 22
    Matthew Lillard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Matthew Lillard

    Scooby-Doo! Mystery, Inc.

    BirthplaceMichigan, USA, Lansing

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Matthew Lyn Lillard (born January 24, 1970) is an American actor, voice actor, director, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 23
    Austin Nichols is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Austin Nichols

    Deadwood, One Tree Hill

    BirthplaceAnn Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Austin Nichols (born April 24, 1980) is an American actor and director, known for his role as... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Kate Upton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Michigan
    Katherine Elizabeth Upton (born June 10, 1992) is an American model and actress. She first... more on Wikipedia

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  • 25
    Ed McMahon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Michigan

    Ed McMahon

    Concentration, Legends of the Superheroes

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Edward Leo Peter McMahon Jr. (March 6, 1923 – June 23, 2009) was an American announcer, game... more on Wikipedia

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