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TV Actors from New York

Updated June 14, 2019 23.6k 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Don Messick

    The Flintstones, The Jetsons

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Donald Earle Messick (September 7, 1926 – October 24, 1997) was an American voice actor, best... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Alan Oppenheimer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Alan Oppenheimer

    Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alan Louis Oppenheimer (born April 23, 1930) is an American actor and voice actor. He has... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Carlos Alazraqui is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Carlos Alazraqui

    Rocko's Modern Life, The Fairly OddParents

    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Yonkers

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Carlos Jaime Alazraqui (born July 20, 1962) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Dana Delany is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Dana Delany

    Desperate Housewives, Superman: The Animated Series

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Dana Welles Delany (born March 13, 1956) is an American actress, producer, and activist. After... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Alyssa Milano is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Alyssa Milano

    Charmed, Who's the Boss?

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, Bensonhurst, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alyssa Jayne Milano (born December 19, 1972) is an American actress, producer, activist, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Ben Stiller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Ben Stiller

    Mr. Show with Bob and David, The Ben Stiller Show

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, writer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Connie Stevens is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Connie Stevens

    Fantasy Island, Hawaiian Eye

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Connie Stevens (born Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia; August 8, 1938) is an American actress,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Bernadette Peters is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Bernadette Peters

    Animaniacs, Faerie Tale Theatre

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York, Ozone Park

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Bernadette Peters (born Bernadette Lazzara; February 28, 1948) is an American actress, singer,... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    David Schwimmer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from New York

    David Schwimmer

    Friends, Band of Brothers

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

    NationalityUnited States of America

    David Lawrence Schwimmer (born November 2, 1966) is an American actor, director, activist, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Donald Faison is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Donald Faison

    Scrubs, Clone High

    BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

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  • 11
    Gilbert Gottfried is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Gilbert Gottfried

    Cyberchase, Hollywood Squares

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

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  • 12
    Christine Baranski is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Christine Baranski

    The Good Wife, Scooby-Doo! in Where's My Mummy?

    BirthplaceBuffalo, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Christine Jane Baranski (born May 2, 1952) is an American actress, singer, and producer. She... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Angela Bassett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Angela Bassett

    American Horror Story, ER

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York, Harlem

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Angela Evelyn Bassett (born August 16, 1958) is an American actress and activist known for her... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Alan Alda is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Alan Alda

    M*A*S*H, The West Wing

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alan Alda (born January 28, 1936) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, comedian and... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Alec Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Alec Baldwin

    30 Rock, Knots Landing

    BirthplaceAmityville, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Alexander Rae "Alec" Baldwin III (born April 3, 1958) is an American actor, writer, producer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    David Duchovny is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from New York

    David Duchovny

    The X-Files, Californication

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    David William Duchovny (born August 7, 1960) is an American actor, writer, producer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    April Winchell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from New York

    April Winchell

    Recess, Goof Troop

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    April Winchell Foley (born January 4, 1960) is an American actress, voice actress, writer,... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Chuck McCann is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Chuck McCann

    DuckTales, TaleSpin

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Charles John Thomas McCann (September 2, 1934 – April 8, 2018) was an American actor, voice... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Felicity Huffman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Felicity Huffman

    Desperate Housewives, Sports Night

    BirthplaceBedford, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Felicity Kendall Huffman (born December 9, 1962) is an American actress. She is the recipient... more on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    Christopher Reeve is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Christopher Reeve

    Love of Life, Faerie Tale Theatre

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Christopher D'Olier Reeve (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor who... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Anne Hathaway is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Anne Hathaway

    Get Real, Scrat's Treasure Hunt

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Anne Jacqueline Hathaway (born November 12, 1982) is an American actress. One of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Deborah Ann Woll is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Deborah Ann Woll

    True Blood, Daredevil

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

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  • 23
    Brooke Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Brooke Smith

    Grey's Anatomy

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Brooke Smith (born May 22, 1967) is an American actress, known for her role as Dr. Erica Hahn... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Christopher Knight is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Christopher Knight

    The Brady Bunch, Another World

    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • 25
    Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from New York

    Billy Crystal

    Saturday Night Live, Soap

    BirthplaceUpper East Side, New York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    William Edward Crystal (born March 14, 1948) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer,... more on Wikipedia
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