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TV Actors from Ohio

Updated October 13, 2018 27.6k views725 items

List RulesOnly 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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  • 1
    Jim Cummings is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Jim Cummings

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Courage the Cowardly Dog

    BirthplaceYoungstown, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    James Jonah Cummings (born November 3, 1952) is an American voice actor and singer, who has... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Martin Sheen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Martin Sheen

    The Simpsons, The West Wing

    BirthplaceDayton, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityIreland, United States of America

    Ramón Gerardo Antonio Estévez (born August 3, 1940), known professionally as Martin Sheen, is... more on Wikipedia

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    Nancy Cartwright is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Nancy Cartwright

    The Simpsons, Rugrats

    BirthplaceDayton, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Nancy Jean Cartwright (born October 25, 1957) is an American actress, voice actress, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Daws Butler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Daws Butler

    The Flintstones, The Jetsons

    BirthplaceToledo, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Charles Dawson Butler (November 16, 1916 – May 18, 1988) was an American voice actor. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Clancy Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Clancy Brown

    SpongeBob SquarePants, Carnivàle

    BirthplaceUSA, Urbana, Ohio

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Clarence John "Clancy" Brown III (born January 5, 1959) is an American actor and voice actor... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Jonathan Winters is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Jonathan Winters

    Mork & Mindy, The Smurfs

    BirthplaceUSA, Bellbrook, Ohio

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jonathan Harshman Winters III (November 11, 1925 – April 11, 2013) was an American comedian,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Dorian Harewood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Dorian Harewood

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, A Pup Named Scooby-Doo

    BirthplaceUSA, Dayton, Ohio

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Dorian Harewood (born August 6, 1950) is an American actor and voice-over artist.
  • 8
    Fred Willard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Fred Willard

    Roseanne, Tim and Eric Awesome Show

    BirthplaceShaker Heights, Ohio, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Frederick Charles Willard (September 8, 1933 – May 15, 2020) was an American actor, comedian,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Adrianne Palicki is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Adrianne Palicki

    Friday Night Lights, About a Boy

    BirthplaceToledo, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Adrianne Lee Palicki (born May 6, 1983) is an American actress best known for her roles as... more on Wikipedia

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

    Steven Spielberg

    Tiny Toon Adventures

    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Steven Allan Spielberg (; born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker. He is considered... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Luke Perry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Luke Perry

    Beverly Hills, 90210

    BirthplaceMansfield, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Coy Luther "Luke" Perry III (October 11, 1966 – March 4, 2019) was an American actor. He... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Maggie Grace is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Maggie Grace

    Lost, Californication

    BirthplaceWorthington, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Margaret Grace Denig (born September 21, 1983) is an American actress and model. She is known... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    R. L. Stine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    R. L. Stine

    The Nightmare Room, Bobo's in the bush

    BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Robert Lawrence Stine (; born October 8, 1943), sometimes known as Jovial Bob Stine and Eric... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Paul Newman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Paul Newman

    Empire Falls, The Aldrich Family

    BirthplaceShaker Heights, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008) was an American actor, film... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Ed O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Ed O'Neill

    Modern Family, Married... with Children

    BirthplaceYoungstown, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Edward Leonard O'Neill (born April 12, 1946) is an American actor and comedian. His roles... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Anne Heche is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Anne Heche

    Hung, Another World

    BirthplaceAurora, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Anne Celeste Heche ( HAYSH; born May 25, 1969) is an American actress, director, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Halle Berry is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Halle Berry

    Extant, Living Dolls

    BirthplaceUSA, Cleveland, Ohio

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Halle Maria Berry (born Maria Halle Berry; August 14, 1966) is an American actress. Berry won... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Teri Garr is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Teri Garr

    Batman Beyond, Good Advice

    BirthplaceLakewood, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Teri Ann Garr (born December 11, 1944) is a retired American actress, singer, comedian, voice... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    Sherry Alberoni is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Sherry Alberoni

    Super Friends, Josie and the Pussycats

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Sharyn Eileen "Sherry" Alberoni (born December 4, 1946) is an American actress and voice... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Jason Dohring is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Jason Dohring

    Veronica Mars, Moonlight

    BirthplaceToledo, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason William Dohring (born March 30, 1982) is an American actor who is best known for his... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    Dean Martin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Dean Martin

    The Dean Martin Show, The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast

    BirthplaceSteubenville, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Dino Paul Crocetti (June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995), known famously as Dean Martin, was an... more on Wikipediaspotify buy button

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  • 22
    Hal Holbrook is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Hal Holbrook

    The Event, North and South

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Harold Rowe Holbrook Jr. (born February 17, 1925) is an American actor, television director... more on Wikipedia

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  • 23
    Robert Urich is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Robert Urich

    Soap, Lonesome Dove

    BirthplaceToronto, Island Creek Township, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Robert Michael Urich (December 19, 1946 – April 16, 2002) was an American film, television,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    Townsend Coleman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Townsend Coleman

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Inspector Gadget

    BirthplaceCleveland Heights, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Townsend Putnam Coleman III is an American voice actor who has performed in many animated... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Carmen Electra is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Ohio

    Carmen Electra

    Baywatch, Singled Out

    BirthplaceSharonville, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Tara Leigh Patrick (born April 20, 1972), better known by her stage name Carmen Electra, is an... more on Wikipedia

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