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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?"

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Katee Sackhoff is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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

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

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Laura Allen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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.

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Jenny Wade is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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

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Sara Jean Underwood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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

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Sally Struthers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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

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Eric Christian Olsen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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

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

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Brenda Strong is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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

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Dallas McKennon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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.

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Mitch Pileggi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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

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

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Matt Groening is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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

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Lisa Rinna is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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

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Howard Hesseman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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.

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River Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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

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

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Joel David Moore is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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

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Kaitlin Olson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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

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Justin Kirk is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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

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Pinto Colvig is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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

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Jon Lindstrom is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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

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Kim Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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

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Ty Burrell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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

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Jane Powell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Oregon
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