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

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

TV actors on this list include Rihanna and Emma Watson.

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

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Yeardley Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Paris
The Simpsons, The Tracey Ullman Show, Herman's Head
Yeardley Smith is a French-born American actress, voice actress, writer, comedian and painter. She is best known for her long-running role as Lisa Simpson on the animated television series The ...more

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Dick Van Dyke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Paris
The Dick Van Dyke Show, Diagnosis: Murder, The Phil Silvers Show
Richard Wayne "Dick" Van Dyke is an American actor, comedian, writer, singer, dancer, and producer with a career spanning almost seven decades. He is the older brother of Jerry Van ...more

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Kathie Lee Gifford is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Hercules, Live! with Kelly and Michael, Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
Kathie Lee Gifford is a French-born American television host, singer, songwriter, comedian, and actress, best known for her 15-year run on the talk show Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee, which ...more

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Emma Watson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson is an English actress, model, and activist. Watson rose to prominence as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series, appearing in all eight Harry Potter films ...more

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Alexa Davalos is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Reunion, Mob City
Alexa Davalos is an actress.

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Roman Polanski is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Roman Polanski is a Polish and, since 1976, naturalized-French film director, producer, writer, and actor. Having made films in Poland, the United Kingdom, France and the United States, he is ...more

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Jeanne Moreau is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Les Misérables, Le Tiroir secret, Balzac
Jeanne Moreau is a French actress, singer, screenwriter and director. She is the recipient of a César Award for Best Actress, a BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress and a Cannes Film ...more

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Marion Cotillard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Highlander: The Series, L'@mour est à réinventer
Marion Cotillard is a French actress and singer-songwriter. She is also an environmentalist and spokesperson for Greenpeace. She has garnered worldwide acclaim and awards for her performances in ...more

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Catherine Deneuve is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Catherine Deneuve is a French actress who gained recognition for her portrayal of aloof, mysterious beauties for various directors, including Luis Buñuel and Roman Polanski. She is a ...more

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Sophie Marceau is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Sophie Danièle Sylvie Maupu is a French actress, director, screenwriter, and author. As a teenager, Marceau achieved popularity with her debut films La Boum and La Boum 2, receiving a ...more

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Michel Legrand is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Michel Jean Legrand is a French musical composer, arranger, conductor, and pianist. Legrand is a prolific composer, having written over 200 film and television scores in addition to many ...more

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Juliette Binoche is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Juliette Binoche is a French actress, artist and dancer. She has appeared in more than 40 feature films, been recipient of numerous international accolades, is a published author and has ...more

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Claude Lelouch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Claude Barruck Joseph Lelouch is a French film director, writer, cinematographer, actor and producer.

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Julie Delpy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Frankenstein
Julie Delpy is a French-American actress, film director, screenwriter, and singer-songwriter. She studied filmmaking at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and has directed, written, ...more

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Claudette Colbert is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Claudette Colbert was a French-born American actress, and a leading lady for two decades. Colbert began her career in Broadway productions during the 1920s, progressing to film with the advent ...more

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Michèle Morgan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Paris
The PJs, Le Tiroir secret
Michèle Morgan is a French film actress, who was a leading lady for three decades.

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Yo-Yo Ma is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Yo-Yo Ma is a French-born Chinese American cellist. Born in Paris, he spent his schooling years in New York City and was a child prodigy, performing from the age of five. He graduated from ...more

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Brigitte Bardot is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot is a French former actress, singer and fashion model, who later became an animal rights activist. She was one of the best known symbols of the 1950s and 1960s and was ...more

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Eva Green is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Penny Dreadful, Camelot
Eva Gaëlle Green is a French actress and model. She started her career in theatre before making her film debut in 2003 in Bernardo Bertolucci's controversial The Dreamers. She achieved ...more

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Charles Aznavour is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Charles Aznavour is a Franco-Armenian singer, songwriter, actor, public activist and diplomat. Aznavour is known for his unique tenor voice: clear and ringing in its upper reaches, with gravelly ...more

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Vincent Cassel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Great Migrations
Vincent Cassel is a Cesar Award-winning French actor best known to English-speaking audiences through his film performances in Ocean's Twelve and Ocean's Thirteen, as well as Black Swan. Cassel ...more

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Claude Berri is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Claude Berri was a French actor, writer, producer, director, and distributor.

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Jean Renoir is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Jean Renoir was a French film director, screenwriter, actor, producer and author. As a film director and actor, he made more than forty films from the silent era to the end of the 1960s. His ...more

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Édith Piaf is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Édith Piaf was a French cabaret singer who became widely regarded as France's national diva, as well as being one of France's greatest international stars. Her music was often ...more

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Jean Rochefort is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Paris
Jean Rochefort is a French actor, with a career that has spanned over five decades.