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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, ...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

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Amanda Peet is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from New York
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Partners, Togetherness Amanda Peet is an American actress who has appeared in film, stage, and television. After studying with Uta Hagen at Columbia University, Peet began her career in television commercials, and ...more

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Donna Murphy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from New York
Another World, Made in Jersey, What About Joan? Donna Murphy is an American actress and singer, known for her work in musical theater. A five-time Tony Award nominee, she has twice won the Tony for Best Actress in a Musical; for her role as ...more

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Christopher Walken is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from New York
American Playhouse, Storybook Cinema, Peter Pan Live! Christopher Walken is an American actor. He has appeared in more than 100 films and television shows, including The Deer Hunter, Annie Hall, The Prophecy trilogy, The Dogs of War, Brainstorm, ...more

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David Hyde Pierce is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from New York
Frasier, Hercules, The Powers That Be David Hyde Pierce is an American actor and comedian. Pierce is known for playing the psychiatrist Dr. Niles Crane on the hit NBC sitcom Frasier, for which he won four Emmy Awards during the ...more

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Chris Jericho is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from New York
Christopher Keith Irvine, better known by the ring name Chris Jericho, is a Canadian professional wrestler, musician, media personality, actor, author, and businessman. He is best known for his ...more

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Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from New York
Saturday Night Live, Remote Control, Cubed Adam Richard Sandler is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, entrepreneur, film producer, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in many ...more

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Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from New York
Alicia Augello Cook, known by the pseudonym Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. Keys released her debut album with J Records, having had previous record ...more

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Ana Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from New York
Ugly Betty, Devious Maids, Over There Ana Ortiz is an American actress and singer. She began her acting career in theatre, and in early 2000s starred in the short-lived NBC sitcoms Kristin A.U.S.A., and had a dramatic recurring ...more

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Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from New York
MMC Christina María Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born in Staten Island, New York and raised in Rochester and Wexford, Pennsylvania, she appeared on the television ...more

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David Boreanaz is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from New York
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Bones David Boreanaz is an American actor, television producer, and director, known for his role as the vampire Angel on the supernatural drama series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, and as FBI ...more

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Charles Durning is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from New York
Homicide: Life on the Street, Rescue Me, Amazing Stories Charles Edward Durning was an American actor, with appearances in over 200 movies, television shows and plays. Durning's memorable roles included the Oscar-winning The Sting and Dog Day ...more

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Dom DeLuise is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from New York
Amazing Stories, The Dean Martin Show, Win Dominick "Dom" DeLuise was an American actor, comedian, film director, television producer, chef, and author. He was the husband of actress Carol Arthur from 1965 until his death and ...more

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Charles Nelson Reilly is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from New York
The Pink Panther Show, Millennium, The Pink Panther Charles Nelson Reilly was an American actor, comedian, director and drama teacher, known for his comedic roles in stages, films, children's television and cartoons, and as a game show panelist.

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George Carlin is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from New York
Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends, Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, Shining Time Station George Denis Patrick Carlin was an American comedian, social critic, actor, and author. Carlin was noted for his black comedy and his thoughts on politics, the English language, psychology, ...more

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Estelle Getty is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from New York
The Golden Girls, Fantasy Island, Empty Nest Estelle Scher-Gettleman, better known by her stage name Estelle Getty, was an American actress and comedienne, who appeared in film, television, and theatre. She was best known for her role as ...more

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Adam Arkin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from New York
Sons of Anarchy, Life, Chicago Hope Adam Arkin is an American television, film and stage actor and director. He played the role of Aaron Shutt on Chicago Hope. He has been nominated for numerous awards, including a Tony as well as ...more

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Bob Hastings is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from New York
Batman: The Animated Series, The New Batman Adventures, Challenge of the Super Friends Robert "Bob" Francis Hastings was an American radio, film, and television character actor. He also provided voices for animated cartoons. He was best known for his portrayal of ...more

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Fran Drescher is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from New York
The Nanny, Happily Divorced, Living with Fran Francine Joy "Fran" Drescher is an American film and television comedian, model, actress, producer, ordained minister, and activist. She is best known for her role as Fran Fine in the ...more

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Carl Reiner is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from New York
Your Show of Shows, Father of the Pride, Linus the Lionhearted Carl Reiner is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, and singer. He is best known for his role in a comedy duo with Mel Brooks. He is also known for his role on Your ...more

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Brooke Shields is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from New York
Suddenly Susan, Lipstick Jungle, Retrosexual: The '80s Brooke Christa Shields is an American actress, model and former child star. Shields, initially a child model, gained critical acclaim for her leading role in Louis Malle's controversial film ...more

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D. B. Woodside is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from New York
24, The Temptations, Murder One David Bryan "D.B." Woodside is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of White House Chief of Staff Wayne Palmer on the FOX action/drama series 24. Additionally, ...more

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Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from New York
Batman: The Animated Series, The New Batman Adventures, Challenge of the Super Friends Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. was a Golden Globe-winning American actor known for his starring roles in the television series 77 Sunset Strip and The F.B.I. He is also known as recurring character ...more

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Eric Stuart is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from New York
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Fraggle Rock: The Animated Series Eric Stuart is an American voice actor and voice director who worked for 4Kids Entertainment, NYAV Post, and Central Park Media. He provides voices for English dubs of anime, cartoons, and video ...more

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Gina Torres is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from New York
Firefly, Suits, Justice League Gina Torres is an American television and movie actress. She has appeared in many television series, including Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, the short-lived Cleopatra ...more

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Carla Gallo is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from New York
Bones, Carniv├ále, Californication Carla Paolina Gallo is an American actress notable for recurring roles in the television series Undeclared, Carnivàle, Bones, Californication, and a number of film roles. She is a ...more