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TV Actors from Paris

Updated October 13, 2018 3.3k views200 items

List RulesOnly 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?"
  • 1
    Yeardley Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Paris

    Yeardley Smith

    The Simpsons, The Tracey Ullman Show

    BirthplaceFrance, Paris

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Martha Maria Yeardley Smith ( YARD-lee; born July 3, 1964) is an American actress, voice... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Dick Van Dyke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Paris

    Dick Van Dyke

    The Dick Van Dyke Show, Diagnosis: Murder

    BirthplaceWest Plains, Missouri, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Richard Wayne Van Dyke (born December 13, 1925) is an American actor, comedian, singer, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Kathie Lee Gifford is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Paris

    Kathie Lee Gifford

    Hercules, Live! with Kelly and Michael

    BirthplaceParis, France

    NationalityFrance, United States of America

    Kathryn Lee Gifford (née Epstein; born August 16, 1953) is an American television host,... more on Wikipedia

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    #15 of 131 The Most Annoying TV Hosts#33 of 49 The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today

  • 4
    Emma Watson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Paris
    Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (born 15 April 1990) is an English actress, model and activist.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Alexa Davalos is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Paris

    Alexa Davalos

    Reunion, Mob City

    BirthplaceParis, France

    NationalityUnited States of America,France

    Alexa Davalos (born May 28, 1982) is an American actress. Her early role as Gwen Raiden on the... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Roman Polanski is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Paris
    Rajmund Roman Thierry Polański (born 18 August 1933) is a French-Polish film director,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Jeanne Moreau is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Paris

    Jeanne Moreau

    Les Misérables, Le Tiroir secret

    BirthplaceParis, France


    Jeanne Moreau (French pronunciation: ​[ʒan mɔʁo]; 23 January 1928 – 31 July 2017) was a French... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Marion Cotillard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Paris

    Marion Cotillard

    Highlander: The Series, L'@mour est à réinventer

    BirthplaceParis, France


    Marion Cotillard (French: [maʁjɔ̃ kɔtijaʁ] (listen); born 30 September 1975) is a French... more on Wikipedia

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    #1018 of 1,883 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History#121 of 853 The Best Actresses in Film History

  • 9
    Catherine Deneuve is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Paris
    Catherine Fabienne Dorléac, known professionally as Catherine Deneuve (French: [katʁin dənœv],... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Sophie Marceau is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Paris
    Sophie Marceau (French: [sɔfi maʁso]; born Sophie Danièle Sylvie Maupu, 17 November 1966) is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Michel Legrand is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Paris
    Michel Jean Legrand (French pronunciation: ​[miʃɛl ləɡʁɑ̃]; 24 February 1932 – 26 January... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Juliette Binoche is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Paris
    Juliette Binoche (born 9 March 1964) is a French actress, artist, and dancer. She has appeared... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Claude Lelouch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Paris
    Claude Barruck Joseph Lelouch (French: [ləluʃ]; born 30 October 1937) is a French film... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Julie Delpy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Paris

    Julie Delpy


    BirthplaceParis, France

    NationalityFrance, United States of America

    Julie Delpy (French: [ʒyli dɛlpi]; born 21 December 1969) is a French-American actress, film... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Claudette Colbert is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Paris
    Claudette Colbert ( kohl-BAIR; born Émilie Claudette Chauchoin; September 13, 1903 – July 30,... more on Wikipedia

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    #35 of 76 The Best Actresses to Ever Win Oscars for Best Actress#36 of 213 The Greatest American Actresses Of All Time

  • 16
    Michèle Morgan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Paris

    Michèle Morgan

    The PJs, Le Tiroir secret

    BirthplaceNeuilly-sur-Seine, Nanterre, France


    Michèle Morgan (French: [miʃɛl mɔʁɡan]; 29 February 1920 – 20 December 2016) was a French film... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Yo-Yo Ma is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Paris
    Yo-Yo Ma (born October 7, 1955) is a Chinese-American cellist. Born in Paris, he spent his... more on Wikipedia

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    #1730 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#2 of 72 The Best Cellists in the World

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    Brigitte Bardot is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Paris
    Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot (French: [bʁiʒit baʁdo]; born 28 September 1934), often referred to... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    Eva Green is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Paris

    Eva Green

    Penny Dreadful, Camelot

    BirthplaceParis, France


    Eva Gaëlle Green (Swedish: [ˈɡreːn]; born 6 July 1980) is a French actress and model. The... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Charles Aznavour is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Paris
    Charles Aznavour (, French: [ʃaʁl aznavuʁ]; born Shahnour Vaghinag Aznavourian, Armenian:... more on Wikipedia

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    #43 of 66 The Greatest Crooners of All Time#384 of 464 The Greatest Pop Groups & Artists of All Time

  • 21
    Vincent Cassel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Paris

    Vincent Cassel

    Great Migrations

    BirthplaceParis, France


    Vincent Cassel (born Vincent Crochon, 23 November 1966) is a French actor. He first achieved... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Claude Berri is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Paris
    Claude Berri (French: [bɛʁi]; 1 July 1934 – 12 January 2009) was a French film director,... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Jean Renoir is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Paris
    Jean Renoir (French: [ʁənwaʁ]; 15 September 1894 – 12 February 1979) was a French film... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Édith Piaf is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Paris
    Édith Piaf (French: [edit pjaf] (listen); born Édith Giovanna Gassion; 19 December 1915 – 10... more on Wikipedia

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  • 25
    Jean Rochefort is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Paris
    Jean Raoul Robert Rochefort (French: [ʒã ʁɔʃ.fɔʁ]; 29 April 1930 – 9 October 2017) was a... more on Wikipedia
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