TV Actors from Ohio

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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
James Jonah "Jim" Cummings is an American voice actor and singer, who has appeared in almost 400 roles. He is known for voicing Darkwing Duck, Dr. Robotnik from Sonic the Hedgehog, and ...more
Martin Sheen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
The Simpsons, The West Wing, Captain Planet and the Planeteers
Ramón Antonio Gerardo Estévez, better known by his stage name Martin Sheen, is an American actor who first achieved fame with roles in the films Badlands and Apocalypse Now. Other ...more
Nancy Cartwright is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
The Simpsons, Rugrats, Animaniacs
Nancy Jean Cartwright is an American voice artist, film and television actress, and comedian. She is known for her long-running role as Bart Simpson on the animated television series The ...more
Daws Butler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
The Flintstones, The Jetsons, The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show
Charles Dawson "Daws" Butler was an American actor who specialized in voicing animated films and television series. He worked mostly for the Hanna-Barbera animation production company ...more
Clancy Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
SpongeBob SquarePants, Carnivàle, Superman: The Animated Series
Clarence J. "Clancy" Brown III is an American film, television and voice actor. He is known for his live-action roles as Captain Byron Hadley in The Shawshank Redemption; The Kurgan in ...more
Jonathan Winters is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Mork & Mindy, The Smurfs, Hollywood Squares
Jonathan Harshman Winters III was an American comedian, actor, author, and artist. Beginning in 1960, Winters recorded many classic comedy albums for the Verve Records label. He also had records ...more
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
Dorian Harewood is an American actor.
Fred Willard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Roseanne, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!
Frederic Willard is an American actor, comedian, voice actor, and writer, best known for his improvisational comedy. He is known for his roles in the Rob Reiner mockumentary film This Is Spinal ...more
Adrianne Palicki is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Friday Night Lights, About a Boy, Titan Maximum
Adrianne Palicki is an American actress best known for her roles as Tyra Collette in the television series Friday Night Lights and supporting roles in the films Legion, Red Dawn, G.I. Joe: ...more
Steven Spielberg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Tiny Toon Adventures
Steven Allan Spielberg is an American filmmaker. Spielberg is consistently considered as one of the leading pioneers of the New Hollywood era, as well as being viewed as one of the most popular ...more
Luke Perry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Beverly Hills, 90210, Pepper Ann
Coy Luther "Luke" Perry III (October 11, 1966 – March 4, 2019) was an American actor. He starred as Dylan McKay on the TV series Beverly Hills, 90210 from 1990 to 1995, and again from ...more
Maggie Grace is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Lost, Californication, The Following
Margaret Grace Denig, known professionally as Maggie Grace, is an American actress. Originally from Worthington, Ohio, she dropped out of high school to move to Los Angeles with her mother after ...more
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
Robert Lawrence Stine, known as R. L. Stine, and Jovial Bob Stine, is an American writer and producer. Stine, who is called the "Stephen King of children's literature," is the author ...more
Paul Newman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Empire Falls, The Aldrich Family, Producers' Showcase
Paul Leonard Newman was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, professional racing driver, auto racing team owner, environmentalist, social activist and philanthropist. He won numerous ...more
Ed O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Modern Family, Married... with Children, Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil
Edward Leonard "Ed" O'Neill is an American actor. He is best known for his role as the main character, Al Bundy, on the Fox Network sitcom Married... with Children, for which he was ...more
Anne Heche is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Hung, Another World, Everwood
Anne Celeste Heche is an American actress. Her film credits include Six Days Seven Nights, Return to Paradise, I Know What You Did Last Summer, John Q and Volcano. She also starred in the ...more
Halle Berry is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Extant, Living Dolls, Alex Haley's Queen
Halle Maria Berry is an American actress and former fashion model. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 2002 for her performance in the romantic drama Monster's Ball, becoming the first ...more
Teri Garr is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Batman Beyond, Good Advice, The Dean Martin Show
Terry Ann "Teri" Garr is an American actress and dancer best known for her film roles in Young Frankenstein; Close Encounters of the Third Kind; Oh, God!; Mr. Mom; After Hours; The ...more
Sherry Alberoni is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Super Friends, Josie and the Pussycats, Family Affair
Sherry Alberoni is an American actress and voice artist. Alberoni got her start as a Mouseketeer on the weekday ABC television program The Mickey Mouse Club. As an adult, she became a voice ...more
Jason Dohring is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Veronica Mars, Moonlight, Ringer
Jason William Dohring is an American actor who is best known for his role as Logan Echolls on the 2004–2007 television show Veronica Mars and the subsequent film continuation, and for his roles ...more
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
Dean Martin was an American singer, actor, comedian, and film producer. One of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of the mid-20th century, Martin was nicknamed the "King of ...more
Hal Holbrook is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
The Event, North and South, Evening Shade
Harold Rowe "Hal" Holbrook, Jr. is an American film and stage actor. Holbrook initially gained notoriety for a one-man stage show he developed while in college in 1954, performing as ...more
Robert Urich is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Soap, Lonesome Dove, S.W.A.T.
Robert Michael Urich was an American film, television and stage actor and television producer. Over the course of his 30-year career, Urich starred in a record 15 television series. Urich began ...more
Townsend Coleman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Inspector Gadget, The Tick
Townsend Coleman is an American voice actor who performed in many animated series and TV commercials beginning in the early 1980s. Among his most notable roles are Michaelangelo from Teenage ...more
Carmen Electra is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Ohio
Baywatch, Singled Out, Tripping the Rift
Tara Leigh Patrick, better known by her stage name Carmen Electra, is an American glamour model, actress, television personality, singer, and dancer. She gained fame for her appearances in ...more