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TV Actors from New York

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List Rules Only 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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Don Messick is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from New York
The Flintstones, The Jetsons, Scooby-Doo
Donald Earl "Don" Messick was an American actor, best known for his voice over roles for Hanna-Barbera. His best-remembered vocal creations include Scooby-Doo, Bamm-Bamm Rubble and ...more
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Alan Oppenheimer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from New York
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
Alan Oppenheimer is an American character actor and voice actor. He has performed numerous roles on live-action television since the 1960s, and has had an active career doing voice work in ...more
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Carlos Alazraqui is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from New York
Rocko's Modern Life, The Fairly OddParents, CatDog
Carlos Jaime Alazraqui is an American stand-up comedian, actor, singer, impressionist, voice artist, and comedian, possibly best known as Deputy James Garcia on Reno 911!. His extensive ...more
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Dana Delany is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from New York
Desperate Housewives, Superman: The Animated Series, Justice League
Dana Welles Delany is an American film, stage, and television actress, producer, presenter, and health activist. Delany has been active in show business since the late 1970s. Following small ...more
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Alyssa Milano is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from New York
Charmed, Who's the Boss?, Melrose Place
Alyssa Jayne Milano (born December 19, 1972) is an American actress, activist, producer and former singer. She is best known for her roles in Who's the Boss?, Melrose Place, Charmed, My Name is ...more
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Ben Stiller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from New York
Mr. Show with Bob and David, The Ben Stiller Show, Wish Kids
Benjamin Edward Meara "Ben" Stiller is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He is the son of veteran comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. After beginning his ...more
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Connie Stevens is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from New York
Fantasy Island, Hawaiian Eye, Wendy and Me
Connie Stevens is an American actress and singer, best known for her role in the television series Hawaiian Eye and other TV and film work.
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Bernadette Peters is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from New York
Animaniacs, Faerie Tale Theatre, The Martian Chronicles
Bernadette Peters is an American actress, singer and children's book author. Over the course of a career that has spanned five decades, she has starred in musical theatre, films and television, ...more
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David Schwimmer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from New York
Friends, Band of Brothers, Monty
David Lawrence Schwimmer is an American actor, director, producer, voice actor and comedian. He was born in New York City, and his family moved to Los Angeles when he was 2. He began his acting ...more
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Donald Faison is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from New York
Scrubs, Clone High, Clueless
Donald Adeosun Faison is an American actor, comedian, and voice actor best known for his leading role as Dr. Chris Turk in the ABC comedy-drama Scrubs, and a minor role as Murray in the film ...more
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Gilbert Gottfried is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from New York
Cyberchase, Hollywood Squares, Disney's House of Mouse
Gilbert Gottfried is an American stand-up comedian, actor and voice artist. His numerous roles in film and television, include voicing the parrot Iago in Disney's Aladdin and Digit in the ...more
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Christine Baranski is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from New York
The Good Wife, Scooby-Doo! in Where's My Mummy?, Another World
Christine Jane Baranski is an American stage and screen actress. She is an Emmy Award winner and a two-time Tony Award winner. Baranski made her stage debut in 1974 and her Broadway debut in ...more
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Angela Bassett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from New York
American Horror Story, ER, Ryan's Hope
Angela Evelyn Bassett Vance is an American actress and film director. She has become well known for her biographical film roles portraying real-life women, including Tina Turner in What's Love ...more
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Alan Alda is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from New York
M*A*S*H, The West Wing, The Big C
Alan Alda is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and author. A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he is best known for his starring roles as Hawkeye Pierce in the TV ...more
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Alec Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from New York
30 Rock, Knots Landing, Clerks: The Animated Series
Alexander Rae "Alec" Baldwin III is an American actor, producer, and comedian. As a member of the Baldwin family, he is the oldest of the four Baldwin brothers, all well-known actors. ...more
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David Duchovny is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from New York
The X-Files, Californication, Aquarius
David William Duchovny is an American actor, writer, and director. He is best known for playing FBI Agent Fox Mulder on the science fiction horror drama series The X-Files and the alcoholic and ...more
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April Winchell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from New York
Recess, Goof Troop, Mighty Ducks
April Terri Winchell is an American actress, writer, talk radio host, commentator, voice artist, and comedienne. Winchell is the daughter of Paul Winchell.
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Chuck McCann is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from New York
DuckTales, TaleSpin, The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Chuck McCann is an American film actor, television actor, stage actor, and a voice actor.
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Felicity Huffman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from New York
Desperate Housewives, Sports Night, American Crime
Felicity Kendall Huffman is an American film, stage, and television actress. She has been nominated once for an Academy Award, five times for a Golden Globe Award, and has also won an Emmy ...more
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Christopher Reeve is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from New York
Love of Life, Faerie Tale Theatre, The Carol Burnett Show (1991)
Christopher D'Olier Reeve was an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, author, and activist. He achieved stardom for his acting achievements, in particular his motion picture ...more
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Anne Hathaway is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from New York
Get Real, Scrat's Treasure Hunt
Anne Jacqueline Hathaway is an American actress, singer, and producer. After several stage roles, Hathaway appeared in the 1999 television series Get Real. She came to prominence after playing ...more
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Deborah Ann Woll is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from New York
True Blood, Daredevil, A Drop of True Blood
Deborah Ann Woll is an American actress best known for her role as Jessica Hamby on HBO's True Blood, as well as Karen Page on Netflix's Daredevil.
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Brooke Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from New York
Grey's Anatomy
Brooke Smith is an American actress. She is known for her role on the TV show Grey's Anatomy as Dr. Erica Hahn and for her role as Catherine Martin in the 1991 film The Silence of the Lambs.
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Christopher Knight is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from New York
The Brady Bunch, Another World, The Brady Kids
Christopher Anton Knight is an American actor best known for playing Peter Brady on the 1970s series, The Brady Bunch. He has since gone on to become a successful businessman and enjoyed a ...more
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Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from New York
Saturday Night Live, Soap, The Critic
William Edward "Billy" Crystal is an American actor, singer, writer, producer, director, comedian, and television host. He gained prominence in the 1970s for playing Jodie Dallas on ...more