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TV Actors from New York

Updated June 14, 2019 25.8k views1.4k items

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

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

A list made up of TV actors like Scarlett Johansson and Jennifer Lopez.

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

    Don Messick

    The Flintstones, The Jetsons
    Donald Earle Messick (September 7, 1926 – October 24, 1997) was an American voice actor, best...  more
  • 2

    Alan Oppenheimer

    Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!
    Alan Louis Oppenheimer (born April 23, 1930) is an American actor and voice actor. He has...  more
  • 3

    Carlos Alazraqui

    Rocko's Modern Life, The Fairly OddParents
    Carlos Jaime Alazraqui (born July 20, 1962) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice...  more
  • 4

    Dana Delany

    Desperate Housewives, Superman: The Animated Series
    Dana Welles Delany (born March 13, 1956) is an American actress, producer, and activist. After...  more

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  • 5

    Alyssa Milano

    Charmed, Who's the Boss?
    Alyssa Jayne Milano (born December 19, 1972) is an American actress, producer, activist, and...  more

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    Ben Stiller

    Mr. Show with Bob and David, The Ben Stiller Show
    Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, writer,...  more

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  • 7

    Connie Stevens

    Fantasy Island, Hawaiian Eye
    Connie Stevens (born Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia; August 8, 1938) is an American actress,...  more

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  • 8

    Bernadette Peters

    Animaniacs, Faerie Tale Theatre
    Bernadette Peters (born Bernadette Lazzara; February 28, 1948) is an American actress, singer,...  more

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    #619 of 739 The Best Singers Of All Time#3 of 140 The Greatest Broadway Stars of All Time

  • 9

    David Schwimmer

    Friends, Band of Brothers
    David Lawrence Schwimmer (born November 2, 1966) is an American actor, director, activist, and...  more

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    Donald Faison

    Scrubs, Clone High
    Donald Adeosun Faison (; born June 22, 1974) is an American actor, comedian, and voice actor,...  more

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    #79 of 178 The Greatest Black Actors In Film History#102 of 127 The All-Time Best Voice Actors

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    Gilbert Gottfried

    Cyberchase, Hollywood Squares
    Gilbert Jeremy Gottfried (born February 28, 1955) is an American stand-up comedian, actor and...  more

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    Christine Baranski

    The Good Wife, Scooby-Doo! in Where's My Mummy?
    Christine Jane Baranski (born May 2, 1952) is an American actress, singer, and producer. She...  more

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    Angela Bassett

    American Horror Story, ER
    Angela Evelyn Bassett (born August 16, 1958) is an American actress and activist known for her...  more

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    Alan Alda

    M*A*S*H, The West Wing
    Alan Alda (born January 28, 1936) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, comedian and...  more

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    #106 of 339 The Funniest People Of All Time#173 of 362 The Greatest Entertainers Of All Time

  • 15

    Alec Baldwin

    30 Rock, Knots Landing
    Alexander Rae "Alec" Baldwin III (born April 3, 1958) is an American actor, writer, producer,...  more

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    David Duchovny

    The X-Files, Californication
    David William Duchovny (born August 7, 1960) is an American actor, writer, producer,...  more

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    #916 of 2,753 The Most Influential People of All Time#259 of 289 The Coolest Actors Ever

  • 17

    April Winchell

    Recess, Goof Troop
    April Winchell Foley (born January 4, 1960) is an American actress, voice actress, writer,...  more
  • 18

    Chuck McCann

    DuckTales, TaleSpin
    Charles John Thomas McCann (September 2, 1934 – April 8, 2018) was an American actor, voice...  more
  • 19

    Felicity Huffman

    Desperate Housewives, Sports Night
    Felicity Kendall Huffman (born December 9, 1962) is an American actress. She is the recipient...  more
  • 20

    Christopher Reeve

    Love of Life, Faerie Tale Theatre
    Christopher D'Olier Reeve (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor who...  more

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    Anne Hathaway

    Get Real, Scrat's Treasure Hunt
    Anne Jacqueline Hathaway (born November 12, 1982) is an American actress. One of the...  more

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    Deborah Ann Woll

    True Blood, Daredevil
    Deborah Ann Woll (born February 7, 1985) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as...  more

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    Brooke Smith

    Grey's Anatomy
    Brooke Smith (born May 22, 1967) is an American actress, known for her role as Dr. Erica Hahn...  more
  • 24

    Christopher Knight

    The Brady Bunch, Another World
    Christopher Anton Knight (born November 7, 1957) is an American actor and businessman. He is...  more

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    Billy Crystal

    Saturday Night Live, Soap
    William Edward Crystal (born March 14, 1948) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer,...  more

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    #136 of 170 The Best Living American Actors#85 of 309 Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100