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TV Actors from New York

Updated June 14, 2019 24.0k 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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    Amanda Peet

    Amanda Peet

    Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Partners

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Donna Murphy

    Donna Murphy

    Another World, Made in Jersey

    BirthplaceCorona, New York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Christopher Walken

    Christopher Walken

    American Playhouse, Storybook Cinema

    BirthplaceAstoria, New York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    David Hyde Pierce

    David Hyde Pierce

    Frasier, Hercules

    BirthplaceNew York City, Saratoga Springs, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    David Hyde Pierce (born April 3, 1959) is an American actor and director. He is best known for... more on Wikipedia

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    Chris Jericho
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    Adam Sandler

    Adam Sandler

    Saturday Night Live, Remote Control

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Alicia Keys
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    Ana Ortiz

    Ana Ortiz

    Ugly Betty, Devious Maids

    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ana Ortiz (born January 25, 1971) is an American actress and singer. Having pursued a career... more on Wikipedia
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    Christina Aguilera

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    David Boreanaz

    David Boreanaz

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Charles Durning

    Charles Durning

    Homicide: Life on the Street, Rescue Me

    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Highland Falls

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Charles Edward Durning (February 28, 1923 – December 24, 2012) was an American actor, with... more on Wikipedia

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    Dom DeLuise

    Dom DeLuise

    Amazing Stories, The Dean Martin Show

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Charles Nelson Reilly

    Charles Nelson Reilly

    The Pink Panther Show, Millennium

    BirthplaceSouth Bronx, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    George Carlin

    George Carlin

    Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends, Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Estelle Getty

    Estelle Getty

    The Golden Girls, Fantasy Island

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Adam Arkin

    Adam Arkin

    Sons of Anarchy, Life

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Bob Hastings

    Bob Hastings

    Batman: The Animated Series, The New Batman Adventures

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Fran Drescher

    Fran Drescher

    The Nanny, Happily Divorced

    BirthplaceKew Gardens, New York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Carl Reiner

    Carl Reiner

    Your Show of Shows, Father of the Pride

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Brooke Shields

    Brooke Shields

    Suddenly Susan, Lipstick Jungle

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    D. B. Woodside

    D. B. Woodside

    24, The Temptations

    BirthplaceJamaica, New York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.

    Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.

    Batman: The Animated Series, The New Batman Adventures

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Eric Stuart

    Eric Stuart

    Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Gina Torres

    Gina Torres

    Firefly, Suits

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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    Carla Gallo

    Carla Gallo

    Bones, Carnivàle

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

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