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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Ohio.

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Ohio, with photos when available. These renowned Ohio 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 Ohio, but everyone on this list grew up in Ohio and considers it to be their home. This list includes Ohio TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Ohio then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Ohio. Various bits of information are available for these Ohio celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

Examples include LeBron James and Halle Berry.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Ohio?" and "Who are the most famous Ohio actors?"
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Jim Cummings is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Courage the Cowardly Dog, Darkwing Duck

Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

James Jonah Cummings (born November 3, 1952) is an American voice actor and singer, who has appeared in almost 400 roles. He is known for voicing the title character from Darkwing Duck, Dr. ...more

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Martin Sheen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
The Simpsons, The West Wing, Captain Planet and the Planeteers

Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America, Ireland

Ramón Gerardo Antonio Estévez (born August 3, 1940), known professionally as Martin Sheen, is an American actor who first became known for his roles in the films The Subject Was ...more

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Nancy Cartwright is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Nancy Cartwright The Simpsons, Rugrats, Animaniacs

Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Nancy Jean Cartwright (born October 25, 1957) is an American actress, voice actress, and comedian, known for her long-running role as Bart Simpson on the animated television series The Simpsons. ...more

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Daws Butler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
The Flintstones, The Jetsons, The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show

Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Charles Dawson Butler (November 16, 1916 – May 18, 1988) was an American voice actor. He worked mostly for the Hanna-Barbera animation production company where he originated the voices of many ...more
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Clancy Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
SpongeBob SquarePants, Carnivàle, Superman: The Animated Series

Birthplace: Urbana, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Clarence John "Clancy" Brown III (born January 5, 1959) is an American actor and voice actor known for his roles as the Kurgan in the fantasy film Highlander (1986), Byron Hadley in ...more

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Jonathan Winters is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Mork & Mindy, The Smurfs, Hollywood Squares

Birthplace: USA, Bellbrook, Ohio

Nationality: United States of America

Jonathan Harshman Winters III (November 11, 1925 – April 11, 2013) was an American comedian, actor, author, television host, and artist. Beginning in 1960, Winters recorded many classic comedy ...more

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Dorian Harewood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, A Pup Named Scooby-Doo, Sonic the Hedgehog

Birthplace: USA, Dayton, Ohio

Nationality: United States of America

Dorian Harewood (born August 6, 1950) is an American actor and voice-over artist.
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Fred Willard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Roseanne, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!

Birthplace: Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Frederick Charles Willard (September 8, 1933 – May 15, 2020) was an American actor, comedian, and writer. He was best known for his roles in the Rob Reiner mockumentary film This Is Spinal Tap; ...more

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Adrianne Palicki is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Friday Night Lights, About a Boy, Titan Maximum

Birthplace: USA, Toledo, Ohio

Nationality: United States of America

Adrianne Lee Palicki (born May 6, 1983) is an American actress best known for her roles as Tyra Collette on the NBC series Friday Night Lights (2006–2011) and as Barbara "Bobbi" Morse ...more

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Steven Spielberg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Tiny Toon Adventures

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Steven Allan Spielberg (; born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker. He is considered one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood era and one of the most popular directors and ...more

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Luke Perry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Beverly Hills, 90210, Pepper Ann

Birthplace: Mansfield, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Coy Luther "Luke" Perry III (October 11, 1966 – March 4, 2019) was an American actor. He became a teen idol for playing Dylan McKay on the TV series Beverly Hills, 90210 from 1990 to ...more

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Maggie Grace is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Lost, Californication, The Following

Birthplace: Worthington, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Margaret Grace Denig (born September 21, 1983) is an American actress and model. She is known for playing Shannon Rutherford on the ABC television series Lost (2004–2006; 2010), Kim Mills in the ...more

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R. L. Stine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
The Nightmare Room, Bobo's in the bush, Top Chef VIPS

Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Robert Lawrence Stine (; born October 8, 1943), sometimes known as Jovial Bob Stine and Eric Affabee, is an American novelist, short story writer, television producer, screenwriter, and ...more

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Paul Newman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Empire Falls, The Aldrich Family, Producers' Showcase

Birthplace: Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008) was an American actor, film director, producer, race car driver, IndyCar owner, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He won and was ...more

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Ed O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Modern Family, Married... with Children, Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil

Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Edward Leonard O'Neill (born April 12, 1946) is an American actor and comedian. His roles include Al Bundy on the Fox Network sitcom Married... with Children, for which he was nominated for two ...more

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Anne Heche is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Hung, Another World, Everwood

Birthplace: USA, Aurora, Ohio

Nationality: United States of America

Anne Celeste Heche ( HAYSH; born May 25, 1969) is an American actress, director, and screenwriter. Following a dual role in the daytime soap opera Another World (1987–91), she came to mainstream ...more

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Halle Berry is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Extant, Living Dolls, Alex Haley's Queen

Birthplace: USA, Cleveland, Ohio

Nationality: United States of America

Halle Maria Berry (born Maria Halle Berry; August 14, 1966) is an American actress. Berry won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the romantic drama film Monster's Ball ...more

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Teri Garr is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Batman Beyond, Good Advice, The Dean Martin Show

Birthplace: Lakewood, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Teri Ann Garr (born December 11, 1944) is a retired American actress, singer, comedian, voice artist and dancer. She frequently appeared in comedic roles throughout her career, which spans four ...more

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Sherry Alberoni is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Super Friends, Josie and the Pussycats, Family Affair

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Sharyn Eileen "Sherry" Alberoni (born December 4, 1946) is an American actress and voice artist. Alberoni got her start as a Mouseketeer on the weekday ABC television program The ...more
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Jason Dohring is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Veronica Mars, Moonlight, Ringer

Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Jason William Dohring (born March 30, 1982) is an American actor who is best known for his role as Logan Echolls on the television show Veronica Mars (2004–2007, 2019) and the 2014 film ...more

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Dean Martin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
The Dean Martin Show, The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast, The Colgate Comedy Hour

Birthplace: USA, Steubenville, Ohio

Nationality: United States of America

Dino Paul Crocetti (June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995), known famously as Dean Martin, was an American singer, actor and comedian. One of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of ...more

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Hal Holbrook is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
The Event, North and South, Evening Shade

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Harold Rowe Holbrook Jr. (born February 17, 1925) is an American actor, television director and writer. He first received critical acclaim in 1954 for a one-man stage show he developed, Mark ...more

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Robert Urich is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Soap, Lonesome Dove, S.W.A.T.

Birthplace: Toronto, Island Creek Township, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Robert Michael Urich (December 19, 1946 – April 16, 2002) was an American film, television, stage actor, and television producer. Over the course of his 30-year career, he starred in a record 15 ...more

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Townsend Coleman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Inspector Gadget, The Tick

Birthplace: Cleveland Heights, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Townsend Putnam Coleman III is an American voice actor who has performed in many animated series and TV commercials beginning in the early 1980s. Among his most notable roles are Michaelangelo ...more
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Carmen Electra is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Baywatch, Singled Out, Tripping the Rift

Birthplace: Sharonville, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Tara Leigh Patrick (born April 20, 1972), better known by her stage name Carmen Electra, is an American glamour model, actress, television personality, singer, and dancer. She began her career ...more

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