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TV Actors from New Jersey

Updated June 14, 2019 11.2k views819 items

List RulesOnly TV actors who were born or grew up in New Jersey.

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

This list has a variety of TV actors, like Shaquille O'Neal and Zoe Saldana, in it.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from New Jersey?" and "Who are the most famous New Jersey actors?"
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  • 1
    Charlie Adler

    Charlie Adler

    Rocko's Modern Life, Tiny Toon Adventures

    BirthplacePaterson, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Charles Michael Adler (born October 2, 1956) is an American voice actor, casting director and... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Jason Alexander

    Jason Alexander

    Seinfeld, Franklin & Bash

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jay Scott Greenspan (born September 23, 1959), known by his stage name Jason Alexander, is an... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    John DiMaggio

    John DiMaggio

    Futurama, Adventure Time

    BirthplaceNorth Plainfield, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    John William DiMaggio (; born September 4, 1968) is an American voice actor and comedian. His... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Janeane Garofalo

    Janeane Garofalo

    24, The Larry Sanders Show

    BirthplaceNewton, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Janeane Marie Garofalo (; born September 28, 1964) is an American actress, voice artist,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Jess Harnell

    Jess Harnell

    Animaniacs, The Tick

    BirthplaceTeaneck, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jess Q. Harnell (born December 23, 1963) is an American voice actor and singer, best known for... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Frank Sinatra

    Frank Sinatra

    The Frank Sinatra Show, The Edsel Show

    BirthplaceHoboken, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 7
    Danny DeVito

    Danny DeVito

    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Taxi

    BirthplaceNeptune City, New Jersey, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. (born November 17, 1944) is an American actor, director, producer,... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Tisha Campbell-Martin

    Tisha Campbell-Martin

    Martin, My Wife and Kids

    BirthplaceOklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Tisha Michelle Campbell (born October 13, 1968) is an American actress, singer, and dancer.... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Patrick Warburton

    Patrick Warburton

    Family Guy, Rules of Engagement

    BirthplacePaterson, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Patrick Warburton (born November 14, 1964) is an American actor and voice artist. On... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Paul Wesley

    Paul Wesley

    The Vampire Diaries, 24

    BirthplaceNew Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 11
    Paul Rudd

    Paul Rudd

    Wild Oats

    BirthplacePassaic, New Jersey, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Paul Rudd (born April 6, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and film producer. Rudd... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Malinda Williams

    Malinda Williams

    The John Larroquette Show, Soul Food

    BirthplaceElizabeth, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Malinda Williams (born September 24, 1975) is an American actress and producer. She began her... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Ashley Tisdale

    Ashley Tisdale

    Phineas and Ferb, High School Musical

    BirthplaceWest Deal, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ashley Michelle Tisdale (born July 2, 1985) is an American actress, singer, and producer.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Bobby Cannavale

    Bobby Cannavale

    Boardwalk Empire, Blue Bloods

    BirthplaceUnion City, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Robert Michael Cannavale (; born May 3, 1970) is an American actor known for various stage,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Ed Harris

    Ed Harris

    The Stand, Empire Falls

    BirthplaceEnglewood, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Edward Allen Harris (born November 28, 1950) is an American actor, producer, director, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Charlie Schlatter

    Charlie Schlatter

    Captain Planet and the Planeteers, Ben 10

    BirthplaceEnglewood, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Charles Thomas "Charlie" Schlatter (born May 1, 1966) is an American actor and voice actor,... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Richard Kind

    Richard Kind

    Stargate, Mad About You

    BirthplaceTrenton, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Richard Bruce Kind (born November 22, 1956) is an American actor and voice actor, known for... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Robert Ridgely

    Robert Ridgely

    Snorks, Thundarr the Barbarian

    BirthplaceTeaneck, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Robert Ridgely (December 24, 1931 – February 8, 1997) was an American actor and voice artist,... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Kal Penn

    Kal Penn

    House, Battle Creek

    BirthplaceMontclair, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 20
    Meryl Streep

    Meryl Streep

    Angels in America, Web Therapy

    BirthplaceSummit, New Jersey, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep (born June 22, 1949) is an American actress. Often described as the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    Malcolm-Jamal Warner

    Malcolm-Jamal Warner

    The Cosby Show, The Magic School Bus

    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Malcolm-Jamal Warner (born August 18, 1970) is an American actor, director, producer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 22
    Jane Krakowski

    Jane Krakowski

    30 Rock, Ally McBeal

    BirthplaceParsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jane Krakowski (; born Jane Krajkowski; October 11, 1968) is an American actress and singer.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 23
    Michael Douglas

    Michael Douglas

    The Streets of San Francisco, NBC Nightly News

    BirthplaceNew Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Michael Kirk Douglas (born September 25, 1944) is an American actor and producer. He has... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    Jerry Lewis

    Jerry Lewis

    The Jerry Lewis Show (1967), The Colgate Comedy Hour

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Joseph Levitch (March 16, 1926 – August 20, 2017), better known by his stage name Jerry Lewis,... more on Wikipedia

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    Nathan Lane

    Nathan Lane

    Modern Family, Timon & Pumbaa

    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Nathan Lane (born Joseph Lane; February 3, 1956) is an American actor and writer. He has... more on Wikipedia

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