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

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

List is made up of a variety of TV actors, including Marlon Brando and Gabrielle Union.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Omaha?" and "Who are the most famous Omaha actors?"

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Gabrielle Union is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
FlashForward, Night Stalker, Being Mary Jane Gabrielle Monique Union Wade is an American actress and former model. Among her notable roles is her performance as the cheerleader opposite Kirsten Dunst in the film Bring It On,. In 2000, she ...more

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Jorge Garcia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Lost, Alcatraz, Becker Jorge Garcia is an American actor and comedian. He first came to public attention with his performance as Hector Lopez on the television show Becker and later for his portrayal of Hugo ...more

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Swoosie Kurtz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
ER, Pushing Daisies, Mike & Molly Swoosie Kurtz is an American actress. She is an Emmy Award winner and two-time Tony Award winner. Kurtz made her Broadway debut in the 1975 revival of Ah, Wilderness. She has received five Tony ...more

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Andrew Rannells is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Girls, The New Normal, Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters Andrew Scott Rannells is an American actor and singer. He is perhaps best known for his work as Elder Price in the 2011 Broadway musical The Book of Mormon, which earned him a nomination for the ...more

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Fred Astaire is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town, The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again, The Easter Bunny is Comin' to Town Fred Astaire was an American dancer, choreographer, singer, musician and actor. His stage and subsequent film and television careers spanned a total of 76 years, during which he made 31 musical ...more

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Nick Nolte is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Luck, Gracepoint, Rich Man Nicholas King "Nick" Nolte is an American actor. Nolte has appeared in films such as The Deep, 48 Hrs., Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Another 48 Hrs., Everybody Wins, The Prince of ...more

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Marlon Brando is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
The Godfather Saga, Roots: The Next Generations, Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special Marlon Brando, Jr. was an American actor and film director. He is hailed for bringing a gripping realism to film acting, and is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential ...more

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Jaime King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Hart of Dixie, Gary Unmarried, Kitchen Confidential Jaime King is an American actress and model. In her modeling career and early film roles, she used the names Jamie King and James King, which was a childhood nickname given to King by her ...more

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David Doyle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Rugrats, Charlie's Angels, Match Game David Fitzgerald Doyle was an American actor.

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Paul Williams is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
My Little Pony, The Women of Brewster Place, The Head Paul Hamilton Williams, Jr. is an American composer, singer-songwriter, and actor. He is perhaps best known for popular songs performed by a number of acts in the 1970s including Three Dog ...more

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Steve Borden is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Impact Wrestling, WCW Thunder, WCW WorldWide Steve Borden Sr. is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Sting. He is currently employed by the professional wrestling promotion WWE. Sting is best known for his ...more

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Ted DiBiase is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
WCW Monday Nitro, Saturday Night's Main Event, WXO Wrestling Theodore Marvin "Ted" DiBiase Sr. is an American former professional wrestler, manager, ordained minister and color commentator. He is signed with WWE working in their Legends program. ...more

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Terry Kiser is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
The Secret Storm, Carol & Company, Good Company Terry Kiser is an American actor, best known for his portrayal of the dead title-character in the comedy Weekend at Bernie's, and its sequel, Weekend at Bernie's II. Terry Kiser is a very ...more

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Andy Milder is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Weeds, Austin & Ally, Legion of Super Heroes Andy Milder is an American actor and voice actor. He has appeared in such films as Apollo 13, Armageddon, Rumor Has It…, Frost/Nixon, Transformers and Domino. He was a series regular on Fame ...more

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Inga Swenson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Benson, North and South, Doctor Doctor Inga Swenson is an American actress.

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Dorothy McGuire is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Rich Man, Poor Man, Little Women (US) Dorothy Hackett McGuire was an American actress.

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Andy Roddick is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Charity Jam Andrew Stephen "Andy" Roddick is a former American professional tennis player and former World No. 1. He is known for his fast service and powerful forehand. He became a Grand Slam ...more

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Wesley Addy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Ryan's Hope, The Edge of Night, Loving Robert Wesley Addy was an American actor.

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Lenka Peterson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Another World, Search for Tomorrow, A Flame in the Wind Lenka Peterson is an actor.

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Karen Arthur is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Karen Arthur is an American film director, producer, and actress. She has directed three feature films, including Lady Beware and The Mafu Cage, but the majority of her work has been in ...more

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Jim Fitzpatrick is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd Jim Fitzpatrick is an American actor, producer, writer, and director. He has starred in over 50 feature films and TV Series. He also is the founder and president of Five Star Studios and ...more

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Bryan Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
How to Make It in America, October Road, Unscripted Bryan Greenberg is an American actor and musician, known for his starring role as Ben Epstein in the HBO original series How to Make It in America as well as a recurring role as Jake Jagielski ...more

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Scott Porter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Friday Night Lights, Hart of Dixie, X-Men Matthew Scott Porter, better known as Scott Porter, is an American actor and occasional singer known for his role as Jason Street in the NBC television drama Friday Night Lights. His character ...more

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Ray Baker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Great Scott! Ray Baker is an American theater, television and film actor. Baker was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He is a long time character actor with over 100 credits on television and film alone. Baker is ...more

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Craig Anton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Phil of the Future, Tom Goes to the Mayor, First Time Out Craig Ward Anton is an American actor and comedian. Anton is most notable for being one of the original cast of comedians on sketch comedy television series MADtv and for his role as Lloyd Diffy ...more

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Gerald Ford is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Gerald Rudolph "Jerry" Ford Jr. was the 38th President of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977, and, prior to this, was the 40th Vice President of the United States serving ...more

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Angelo Rossitto is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
H.R. Pufnstuf, Lidsville, The Adventures of Superpup Angelo Salvatore Rossitto was an American actor. He had dwarfism and was 2'11" tall, and was often billed as Little Angie or Moe. Angelo appeared firstly in silent films opposite Lon Chaney ...more

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Montgomery Clift is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Edward Montgomery "Monty" Clift was an American film and stage actor. The New York Times’ obituary of Clift noted his portrayal of "moody, sensitive young men". He often ...more

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Lance Cade is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Saturday Night's Main Event Lance Kurtis McNaught was an American professional wrestler. He was best known for his time in World Wrestling Entertainment where he performed under the ring names Garrison Cade and Lance Cade. ...more

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Max Baer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
The Beverly Hillbillies, Tales of the Vikings Max Baer was an American boxer of the 1930s as well as a referee, and had an occasional role on film or television. He was the brother of heavyweight boxing contender Buddy Baer and father of ...more

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Gwen Arner is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
The New Land Gwen Arner is an American television director and actress.

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Nicholas Sparks is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Nicholas Charles Sparks is an internationally bestselling American writer. He is the author of "The Notebook", a New York Times best-seller.

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Nick D'Agosto is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Masters of Sex, Untitled Justin Adler project Nicholas D'Agosto is an American actor. He is known for being the lead of Final Destination 5 and his recurring role in Heroes. As of 2013, he stars in the Showtime series Masters of Sex.

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John Beasley is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Everwood, The Soul Man John Beasley is an American actor known for his role as Irv Harper on the TV series Everwood and recurring roles on CSI, Millennium and The Pretender.

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Anne Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Anne Ramsey was an American stage, television, and film actress. She is probably most famous for her roles as Mama Fratelli in The Goonies and as Mrs. Lift, Danny DeVito's character's mother, in ...more

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William Dozier is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Batman, The Green Hornet William Dozier was an American film and television producer and actor.

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Elliott Smith is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Steven Paul "Elliott" Smith was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Smith was born in Omaha, Nebraska, raised primarily in Texas, and lived for much of his life in Portland, ...more

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James Adomian is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
WordGirl, Comedy Colosseum James Adomian an American stand-up comedian, actor, and impressionist. He is best known for his work on Comedy Bang Bang, Last Comic Standing and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson where he ...more

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Shane Powers is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Black Scorpion Shane Powers is an American film and television actor and reality television personality. After finishing high school, Powers moved to Los Angeles. He appeared in a number of television series ...more

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Angela Shelton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, Hey Monie! Angela V. Shelton is an American comedian and actress. Her television credits include Mr. Show with Bob and David, Grounded for Life, and The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. Shelton was a ...more

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Hallee Hirsh is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Flight 29 Down Hallee Leah Hirsh is an American actress known for her roles as Daley in the children's series Flight 29 Down and as the second actress to portray Rachel Greene on ER. Starring alongside Kristen ...more

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Ted Hartley is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Chopper One Theodore Ringwalt "Ted" Hartley has been a US Navy fighter pilot, an investment banker, an actor, producer, and is currently CEO of RKO Pictures. He is married to heiress, actress and ...more

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Jay Karnes is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Burn Notice, The Shield Jay Karnes is an American actor, best known for his role as LAPD detective Holland "Dutch" Wagenbach on the FX television series The Shield.

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Randy J. Goodwin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Linc's, Fast Track Randy J. Goodwin, born as Ivan Jerome Goodwin, is a Hollywood actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as "Kennedy Winslow" on Fast Track and "Max Ellis" on the show ...more

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Paula Zahn is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
American Morning Paula Ann Zahn is an American journalist and newscaster who has been an anchor at ABC News, CBS News, Fox News, and CNN. She currently produces and hosts the true crime documentary series On the ...more

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Steve Alaimo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Where the Action Is Steve Alaimo was an American teen idol pop singer in the early 1960s who later became record producer and label owner, but he is perhaps best known for hosting and co-producing Dick Clark's ...more

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Bob Wiltfong is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
The Daily Show Robert "Bob" Wiltfong is an American actor and comedian best known for his work as a correspondent on The Daily Show on Comedy Central, as well as appearances on Chappelle's Show and ...more

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Buddy Miles is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
George Allen Miles, Jr., known professionally as Buddy Miles, was an American rock and funk drummer, vocalist, composer, and producer. He was a founding member of The Electric Flag, a member of ...more

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Baron von Raschke is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
WCW WorldWide, AWA All-Star Wrestling James Donald Raschke is a retired professional wrestler best known as Baron von Raschke.

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Bob Gibson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Omaha
Robert "Bob" Gibson is a retired American baseball pitcher who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals. Nicknamed "Gibby" and "Hoot", ...more