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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

Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Donald Earle Messick (September 7, 1926 – October 24, 1997) was an American voice actor, best known for his performances in Hanna-Barbera cartoons.His best-remembered vocal creations include ...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

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Alan Louis Oppenheimer (born April 23, 1930) is an American actor and voice actor. He has performed numerous roles on live-action television since the 1960s, and has had an active career doing ...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

Birthplace: USA, New York, Yonkers

Nationality: United States of America

Carlos Jaime Alazraqui (born July 20, 1962) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, singer, impressionist, producer and screenwriter, possibly best known for his role as Deputy ...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

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Dana Welles Delany (born March 13, 1956) is an American actress, producer, and activist. After appearing in small roles early in her career, Delany received her breakthrough role as Colleen ...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

Birthplace: New York City, USA, Bensonhurst, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Alyssa Jayne Milano (born December 19, 1972) is an American actress, producer, activist, and former singer. She is known for her roles as Samantha Micelli in Who's the Boss?, Jennifer Mancini in ...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

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, musician and director. He is the son of veteran comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and ...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

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Connie Stevens (born Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia; August 8, 1938) is an American actress, director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor and singer. She played the role of ...more

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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

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Ozone Park

Nationality: United States of America

Bernadette Peters (born Bernadette Lazzara; February 28, 1948) is an American actress, singer, and children's book author. Over the course of a career that has spanned five decades, she has ...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

Birthplace: Flushing, New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

David Lawrence Schwimmer (born November 2, 1966) is an American actor, director, activist, and producer. Schwimmer began his acting career performing in school plays at Beverly Hills High ...more

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Donald Faison is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from New York
Donald Faison Scrubs, Clone High, Clueless

Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Donald Adeosun Faison (; born June 22, 1974) is an American actor, comedian, and voice actor, best known for his leading role as Dr. Chris Turk in the ABC/NBC comedy-drama Scrubs (2001–2010), ...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

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Gilbert Jeremy Gottfried (born February 28, 1955) is an American stand-up comedian, actor and voice actor. Gottfried's persona as a comedian features an exaggerated shrill voice and emphasis on ...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

Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Christine Jane Baranski (born May 2, 1952) is an American actress, singer, and producer. She is a 15-time Emmy Award nominee, winning once in 1995 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy ...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

Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Angela Evelyn Bassett (born August 16, 1958) is an American actress and activist known for her biographical film roles, most notably her performance as Tina Turner in the biopic What's Love Got ...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

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Alan Alda (born January 28, 1936) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, comedian and author. A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he played Hawkeye Pierce in the war ...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

Birthplace: USA, New York, Amityville

Nationality: United States of America

Alexander Rae "Alec" Baldwin III (born April 3, 1958) is an American actor, writer, producer, comedian, and liberal political activist. A member of the Baldwin family, he is the eldest ...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

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

David William Duchovny (born August 7, 1960) is an American actor, writer, producer, director, novelist, and singer-songwriter. He is known for playing FBI agent Fox Mulder on the television ...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

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

April Winchell Foley (born January 4, 1960) is an American actress, voice actress, writer, talk radio host and commentator. As of 1996, she is the official voice of Clarabelle Cow in the Disney ...more
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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

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Charles John Thomas McCann (September 2, 1934 – April 8, 2018) was an American actor, voice artist, comedian, puppeteer, commercial presenter and television host, he was best known for his work ...more
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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

Birthplace: Bedford, New York, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Felicity Kendall Huffman (born December 9, 1962) is an American actress. She is the recipient of numerous accolades including a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, three Screen Actors ...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)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Christopher D'Olier Reeve (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor who played DC comic book superhero Superman, beginning with the acclaimed Superman (1978), for which he ...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

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Anne Jacqueline Hathaway (born November 12, 1982) is an American actress. One of the highest-paid actresses in the world in 2015, she has received multiple awards, including an Academy Award, a ...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

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Deborah Ann Woll (born February 7, 1985) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as the vampire Jessica Hamby on the HBO drama series True Blood (2008–2014) and Karen Page in the ...more

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Brooke Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from New York
Grey's Anatomy

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Brooke Smith (born May 22, 1967) is an American actress, known for her role as Dr. Erica Hahn on the ABC medical drama series Grey's Anatomy, and for her role as Catherine Martin in the 1991 ...more
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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

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

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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

Birthplace: Upper East Side, New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

William Edward Crystal (born March 14, 1948) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, director, and television host. He gained prominence in the 1970s and 80s for television roles as ...more

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