Actors TV Actors from Oregon

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

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of TV actors, like Sara Jean Underwood and River Phoenix, in it.

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

Katee Sackhoff is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Katee Sackhoff Battlestar Galactica, 24, Longmire Kathryn Ann "Katee" Sackhoff is an American actress best known for playing Lieutenant Kara "Starbuck" Thrace on the Sci Fi Channel's television program Battlestar Galactica. ...more

Kirk Thornton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Kirk Thornton Gungrave, Fushigi Yuugi, Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo Kirk Thornton is an American voice actor.

Laura Allen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Laura Allen The 4400, Terriers, Awake Laura Allen is an American actress. She starred as Lily Tyler during the first two seasons of the USA Network show The 4400.

Jenny Wade is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Jenny Wade Reaper, The Good Guys, Project Greenlight Jennifer "Jenny" Wade is an American actress best known for playing Liz Traynor on the Fox television series The Good Guys, Nina in TV series Reaper and "Honey Pie" in the

Sara Jean Underwood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Sara Jean Underwood Attack of the Show!, Bridget's Sexiest Beaches, Models B4 10am Sara Jean Underwood is an American model and actress who was chosen as the Playmate of the Month for the July 2006 issue of Playboy magazine and later became Playmate of the Year in 2007. She is ...more

Sally Struthers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Sally Struthers All in the Family, TaleSpin, Dinosaurs Sally Anne Struthers is an American actress and spokeswoman, best known for her roles as Gloria Stivic on All in the Family, for which she won two Emmy awards, and as Babette on Gilmore Girls. ...more

Eric Christian Olsen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Eric Christian Olsen NCIS: Los Angeles, Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil, The Loop Eric Christian Olsen is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his portrayals of Detective Marty Deeks on the CBS television series NCIS: Los Angeles, and of Austin in the film Not ...more

Gene Nelson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Gene Nelson Gene Nelson is a composer.

Brenda Strong is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Brenda Strong Desperate Housewives, Dallas, The Help Brenda Lee Strong is an American actress and yoga instructor, best known for her role as Mary Alice Young on the ABC television comedy-drama series Desperate Housewives, for which she was ...more

Dallas McKennon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Dallas McKennon Daniel Boone, The Archie Show, Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse Dallas Raymond McKennon, sometimes credited as Dal McKennon, was an American actor and voice actor, with a career lasting over 50 years.

Mitch Pileggi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Mitch Pileggi Supernatural, The X-Files, Stargate Atlantis Mitchell Craig "Mitch" Pileggi is an Italian-American actor, best known for his role as Walter Skinner on The X-Files. He also had a recurring role on Stargate Atlantis as Colonel ...more

Bridgette Wilson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Bridgette Wilson Carpoolers Bridgette Leann Wilson-Sampras is an American actress, singer and model.

Matt Groening is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Matt Groening Matthew Abram "Matt" Groening is a U.S. cartoonist, screenwriter, producer, animator, author, musician, comedian, and voice actor. He is the creator of the comic strip Life in Hell as ...more

Lisa Rinna is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Lisa Rinna Veronica Mars, Melrose Place, Merge Lisa Deanna Rinna is an American television host and actress. She is known for her roles as Billie Reed on Days of Our Lives, Taylor McBride on Melrose Place, and as the host of SoapNet's Soap

Howard Hesseman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Howard Hesseman WKRP in Cincinnati, One Day at a Time, Head of the Class Howard Hesseman is an American actor best known for playing disc jockey Johnny Fever on WKRP in Cincinnati and schoolteacher Charlie Moore on Head of the Class.

River Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
River Phoenix Robert Kennedy and His Times, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers River Jude Phoenix was an American actor, musician, and activist. He was the older brother of Rain Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, Summer Phoenix, and Liberty Phoenix. Phoenix's work encompassed 24 ...more

Bob Steele is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Bob Steele F Troop Bob Steele was an American actor.

Joel David Moore is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Joel David Moore Forever, E-Ring, The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning Joel David Moore is an American actor. He is best known for portraying Owen Dittman in Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Dr. Norm Spellman in Avatar, Colin Fisher in Bones, JP in Grandma's Boy, ...more

Kaitlin Olson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Kaitlin Olson It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Brickleberry, Unsupervised Kaitlin Willow Olson is an American actress. A native of Oregon, Olson studied theatre in college and began her acting career as a member of the improvisational group Groundlings in Los Angeles. ...more

Justin Kirk is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Justin Kirk Weeds, Animal Practice, Angels in America Justin Kirk is an American stage and film actor. He is known for playing Prior Walter in Mike Nichols's screen adaptation of Angels in America and for his portrayal of Andy Botwin in Showtime's

Pinto Colvig is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Pinto Colvig Tom & Jerry Halloween Special Vance DeBar "Pinto" Colvig was an American vaudeville actor, radio actor, newspaper cartoonist, prolific movie voice actor and circus performer, whose schtick was playing the clarinet ...more

Jon Lindstrom is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Jon Lindstrom Rituals Jon Robert Lindstrom is an American actor, writer, director, producer, and musician. He is well known for his longtime role as Kevin Collins on the ABC Daytime soap opera General Hospital and ...more

Kim Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Kim Rhodes The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, Another World, The Lot Kimberly "Kim" Rhodes is an American actress, who portrayed the role of "Cindy Harrison" on two different soap operas, Another World and As the World Turns, as well as Carey ...more

Ty Burrell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Ty Burrell Modern Family, Out of Practice, Back to You Tyler Gerald "Ty" Burrell is an American actor and comedian who is known for his role as Phil Dunphy in the ABC comedy Modern Family, for which he has won the Primetime Emmy Award for ...more

Jane Powell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Jane Powell Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special, Alcoa Theatre Jane Powell is an American singer, dancer and actress. After rising to fame as a singer in her home state of Oregon, Powell was signed to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer while still in her teens. Once ...more

Ahmad Rashād is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Ahmad Rashād NBA on NBC Ahmad Rashād is an American sportscaster and former professional football player. He was the fourth overall selection of the 1972 NFL Draft, taken by the St. Louis Cardinals. An All-American ...more

Bret Harrison is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Bret Harrison Reaper, Grounded for Life, Breaking In Bret Michael Harrison is an American actor and musician known predominantly for his work on comedy television series such as Grounded for Life, The Loop, Reaper, and Breaking In.

Brandon Beemer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Brandon Beemer Dirty Soap Brandon Richard Beemer is an American actor and model, best known for his role in the soap operas as Shawn-Douglas Brady on Days of Our Lives, and Owen Knight on The Bold and the Beautiful.

Kett Turton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Kett Turton Kingdom Hospital, Dead Last Birkett Kealy "Kett" Turton is an American-born Canadian film and television actor.

Austin O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Austin O'Brien Promised Land, On the Road with Austin & Santino, Battle of the Network Reality Stars Austin Taylor O'Brien is an American actor and photographer. He may be best known for playing the co-lead Danny Madigan in the Arnold Schwarzenegger-movie Last Action Hero, followed by his turn ...more

David Anders is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
David Anders 24, Heroes, Alias David Anders is an American television and stage actor. He is best known for his roles as Julian Sark on Alias, as Adam Monroe on Heroes, as John Gilbert in the TV series The Vampire Diaries, ...more

Ben Masters is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Ben Masters Another World, Noble House, HeartBeat (US) Ben Masters is an American actor who is best known for his portrayal of Julian Crane in daytime drama Passions from July 8, 1999 to the show's final episode on August 7, 2008.

Caitlin Wachs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Caitlin Wachs Profiler, Commander in Chief, Cracking Up Caitlin Elizabeth Wachs is an American actress who has acted in several films and TV series. She appeared alongside Ally Walker and Robert Davi in Profiler, and played the president's daughter, ...more

Craig Wasson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Craig Wasson Sasquatch Mountain, Skag Craig Wasson is an American actor. His most notable appearance is a starring role in the 1984 Brian DePalma film Body Double.

Dan Gauthier is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Dan Gauthier One Life to Live, Tour of Duty, Muscle Daniel Lester "Dan" Gauthier is an American actor.

Brent Musburger is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Brent Musburger Saturday Night Football, College Football Live, The NFL Today Brent Woody Musburger is an American sportscaster for the ESPN and ABC television networks. Formerly with CBS Sports and one of the original members of their program The NFL Today, Musburger has ...more

Doc Severinsen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Doc Severinsen Carl Hilding "Doc" Severinsen is an American pop and jazz trumpeter. He is best known for leading the NBC Orchestra on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.

Harold Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Harold Reynolds Baseball Tonight, Thursday Night Baseball, Major League Baseball on Fox Harold Craig Reynolds is a former Major League Baseball second baseman. He played from 1983–1994, primarily for the Seattle Mariners. Since his retirement, he has become a well known television ...more

Brenda Bakke is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Brenda Bakke American Gothic, Ned Blessing: The Story of My Life and Times, Ryan Caulfield: Year One Brenda Jean Bakke is an American actress.

Holly Madison is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Holly Madison The Girls Next Door, Holly's World Holly Sue Cullen, known professionally as Holly Madison, is an American model, showgirl and television personality. She is widely known for being one of Hugh Hefner's girlfriends on the reality ...more

Chris Botti is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Chris Botti The Caroline Rhea Show Christopher Stephen "Chris" Botti, is an Italian-American trumpeter and composer. In 2013, Botti won the Grammy Award in the Best Pop Instrumental Album category. He was also nominated ...more

Michael Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Michael Cassidy Men at Work, Privileged, Hidden Palms Michael Cassidy is an American film and television actor.

Jack Taylor is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Jack Taylor Jack Taylor is an American actor.

Bridget Marquardt is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Bridget Marquardt The Girls Next Door, Secret Talents of the Stars, The Search for the Next Elvira Bridget Christina Marquardt is an American television personality, model, and actress. She is best known for her role on the reality television series The Girls Next Door, which depicts her life ...more

George Buck Flower is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
George Buck Flower Flo, The Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family George Buck Flower was an American actor, writer, producer, assistant director, production manager, and casting director. He was sometimes credited as Buck Flower, George "Buck" ...more

Booth Colman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Booth Colman Planet of the Apes Booth Colman was an American film, television and stage actor. In his later years he played older authority figures such as doctors and lawyers. Colman appeared in films since 1952, when he ...more

Ted Newsom is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Ted Newsom The Lair, American Misfits Ted Newsom is an American writer, director, producer and actor.

Tori is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Tori WWE Tough Enough, WWE Heat Terri Poch is an American bodybuilder and former professional wrestler, best known for her appearances with the World Wrestling Federation as Tori. She opened her own yoga studio in Portland.

Demetri Goritsas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Demetri Goritsas Episodes, Baddiel's Syndrome Demetri Goritsas is an actor.

Mark Hudson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
Mark Hudson Sara, The One: Making a Music Star, The Hudson Brothers Razzle Dazzle Show Mark Jeffery Hudson is a record producer, musician and songwriter based in both Los Angeles and New York City. After first rising to prominence as a performer, songwriter and TV personality in ...more